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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuoiduy, 4, 1973 THE UTHBRICGE HERALD 9 Baseball season delayed Strike will affect openers TROPHY CASE ADDITIONS Greg Senda proudly displays Ihe three trophies he earned over Ihe weekend ol Edmonton in the provincial judo championships. Three trophies to Greg Senda Greg Senda of tlic Leth- hriclgc YMCA Judo Club was near perfect, over Hie weekc-ncl and as n result completed a Kramer gives Canucks 5-4 overtime Labor Club Canucks evened their City Recreational Hockey League champions hip playofl scries al one apiece against Purity BoLlling as they skated lo a 5-1 victory after two suddc-n death overtime periods Monday nighl. Ken Kramer lallied liis sec- ond marker of the evening at Lhe mark of Ihc second overtime period to square the he.st of five playoff finals last night, The pennanl-wiimitig Canucks held n slim lend going into the final period of piny, but Gary Paskuski nolchc'd a mar- ker nt (he mark to force the gamn inlo extra periods, Don IJruchct and Kramer with two goals each and Gerry KlinkhYimiiirr wilJi a singleton handled (lie scoring Cor the Canucks while Hob BarllcH .scored I and Pnskuski and Ken Krisljanson once each to reply for Ihe Hotilcis. During the three periods o[ play, Pnnty loak eight of Ihc 1-1 minor penalties called by Arisman and John Kohfil. Tlie third game nf the plny- nff 5orfc.s will lx> sh-jgrd Wed- nesday nigbl al H P.TU al Ilen- cfcr.srui f-nico fro C'rntrr. NEW YORK (Al'l Any chance thai Ihc baseball season could open as scheduled Wednesday seemed gone lotlay .-is more charges ami accusa- tions flew back ami forth bc- Iwccn striking players and club owners following (tie owners' rejection of a proposed settle- ment by Ihe players' associa- tion. Meanwhile, the heads of tlic major league teams sched- uled a strategy session in Chi- cago tonight. Rvil even if the pension dispute were seUlfvl, it was unlikely thai Wednesday's traditional Cincinnati opener bc- hveen the Reds and Houston As- tros could lie played. Sixteen other teams were ilatccl ID open Thursday, the on I''riduy. "1 doubt llial we'll make any leu- said Calvin iriffiflh, of Minnesota Tains. "We're staying with our original offer." The owners rejected Monday [tight a proposal by the Major guc Baseball Players Asso- ciation, whose members have >cen on strike since Saturday, .0 fund the proposed 17-pcr-cenl ncrease. in retirement benefits mostly from increased interest which the pension plan is ciirn- UrtTE WENT IT Tlie plan is designed lo per cent annual from its in- vestments but in recent years the rate has gone nine Id cent, figuring out to an over-all average of six per cent. Marvin Miller, bead of Ihe players' group, said the differ- ence between and six per cent is SMO.OOO a year. However, both Ihc players' as- sociation and Ihc club owners must agree lo its allocation and Dick O'Connell, general man- ager of Boston Red Sox, said Iransler of Ihe funds "would jeopardize the entire pension plan." O'Connell said two owners, Griffith and August A. Busch Jr. of St. Louis Cardinals, indi- cated the players' lalcst pro- posal would take money away from players already retired. Miller called those charges "outrageous." The owners have offered for the heallh-eare seg- ment of Ihc pension package, plus to pay for the in- creased coverage cost for lired players, who must buy the coverage t li c in s c 1 v c s. This would IjrinK the: owners' lotal annual contribution In the over- all plan lo Sij.94 million. Miller said an independent nc- tuary hired by tlic pension com- mittee, which consists of two owners and Iwo Livers, i c.1- portcd Dial an annual 35.91 mil- lion contribution with Ihc phm's earning would pro- vide for bolh tlic lioallh-care increase and Ihe 17 per rent in retirement bcnc- Minor hockey Walter Monlina and Olcski were Ihe heros in Blades A-3 victory over Brent, Earl Blakic and Brad Holt in with a goal apiece s.iicl tliat .since most of i the assets of the pension plan are in long-term mortgages al the nine to O'i per cent rale, i crai if dial rale went down-- to B'j per Lhe Kaglcs in Bantam "B" playoff action Monday niglit. Monthia forced an overtime [period scoring al the Qlcski tallied the ninncr in the second overtime U> give hLs club Ihc comeback win. Skalc-a-tlion >n Saturday The Kinsmen Chib of Lcth- idge is once again sponsoring, n conjunction the Lelh- ridgc Minor Hockey Associa- ion, a skatc-a-thon, This year's event Is set for Ice Centre Saturday, 'lie day's activities begin at :30 a.m. and will conclude at :30 p.m. The proceeds will bo .sed to further assist minor lockey in Lethhridge. Prizes will he awarded to the earns individuals skating lie most laps and raising the most, money. Four IQ-spwd likes will be awarded along I'ith hockey jackets and sticks. rnrc triple in the Alberta judo championships. The championships, sanction ed by Judo Canada, were heir in Edmonton over the weekend and Senda came home will three trophies. The YMCA Club a s accompanied on the trip by members of the University ot Judo Club. Senda won liie grand cham- pionship of all weights to win the Kaichi Senda memorial trophy as well as Ihe Consolatc of Japan trophy lor outstand- ing Black Belt competitor. He added the Katula trophy to his winnings as the competitor dis- plaj'ing the heal tedmiqvie in the competition. This marked (he first time a lightweight had ever won the grand champion- ship nnd a first (o win all three awards in one year. Five members from Leth- hridge were selected lo the Al- berta team to compete in the Canadian finals in Halifax, May 20. The finals will also serve as trials for UJG Cana- dian Olympic loam which will take part in the Olympics at .Munich, Germany this sum- mer, Making the trip cnst will fin Guy Sunadn, provincial feath- erweight c h n m p i o n, Senrln, Greig Wheeler, who along v.itli Senda will compete in the division, Phil llling- Alberta middleweight champion nnd Dnviil Potter, provincial heavyweight title holder. In color-bolt competition Joe Mcli won Lhc Alberta middle- weighl lillp while Tom Grren- way was runner-up in t.hc light- Named Salesman of the Month MURRAY BUUOCK Bony Chevrolet i.s pleased to announce thai Murray Bullock has achieved the honor of "SAl.KSJMN OF THE MONTH" for Murray has bad a wealth of experience in the sales field in Ihe automobile indiislo'. ITe wel- comes his many friends and customers lo see him fir their every molnring nrcd. lie will IK pleased lo assist them in any way. BENY CHEVROLET OLDSMOBILE OK SUPERMARKET CAR LOT Phono 327-3149 Settlement would a surprise YORK, Pa. (AP) Baseball commissioner Bowie Kulm would like to IIEIVB t.be players strike against major Icagu baseball sclllcd by tlic season's scheduled opening Wednesday jut said he would be "surprised if it was scUlcd thai fust." xibji (old the York of Commerce .Monday thai tin position of [he commissioner ii w siluaMon is "fnislralLng." "The commissioner's propc: role has not been to play the role of advocate fnr the players but rallier to protect the name of baseball. My role u until this point has been to foi low the events closely leEtrn wliere the parlies slam and to work Hie scenes.' Kulin said he would moi likely go to Chicago late toda; to join in negotiations be twee the owners and Ihc players as L'ialion, "TTircc years llierc was .similar situation in b.nseba v. here Ibc phiycrs and cnsiicr ceased to talk to c.ic I suggetilcd then tha lliey sit dottii arid talk. "Now tlic siluntion i.s differ- ent. Tlic clubs and players have >ccn meeliiig almost daily. Tims far uciOier side has acted out of anger. If Llierc is to he a solution, eitlrer sooner or later, it is important for all If) avoid Monde allcirk.s POKTSMOUTIL upland (Rentor i A buxom blonde soccer fan rac'otl onto thn field during an Knglish miilcli here Imlay and attacked (he referee. The Marllcd referee, Charles Nicholls, threw up his hands Lo protect liimsclf apnmst the woman, u In WPS prolcsliiic a in ft DuiMnn irnlrh hrtv.rcn rnrlsmoiilh and j Watford. More sport on page 12 the Blades Peter average rate would continue lo rise as long as the yearly rale slaved above six per cent. arc nol asking lor any nliiyoff action, i owncl.s of_ fcrcd in our final meeting al Phoenix March 29." Miller said Monday in making Ihe new pro- posal, "We have alt along that money is nut the issue. We are accepting the owners' money offer million) and, In ad- dition, offering to guarantee the difference between the '1L2 per cent interest the plan is de- signed to earn and Ihe six per cenl il is earning Ihe same amount of money, but Hie difference is how we apply Ihe money." After the rejection. Miller said tlic owners wanted Ihe players "to bend down and kiss goals in 'he first period and iheir eliminated Ihe Mustangs from "The owners have now taken the quarter finals wilh a 3-11 on Ihe lull responsibility lor pro verdict. longing Ihe strike right inlo Ihe Brcnl Hamilton scored twice I season." for the Blades while Brent Olek- j Asked what chances there sy chipped in wilh a single. i were of settling Ihe dispute be- Danielson. Gordon Keith Dan Higa replied for Eagles. In Pec Wee Dennis Taylor scored two ond period goals to give Ihc, Totems a 3-1 decision over Iho Tigers. Neal Povey added a singln i marker while Ian Entns man- aged a goal in a losing cause. The Labor Club Decs look a one game lean1 in the Midget league playoff finals edging the Ti-C'als 2-J on Hie weekend. Keilh Miyashh'o gave ttic Bees a 1-0 lead after two per- iods of play and Greg Montielh rapped in the winner third. Terry Emard handled scoring for the Ti-Cats. In Bantam "B" action, the Blades tallied three unanswered the the I Kelly Davidson replied for tlic Mustangs with a second period goal. fore W o d n e s d a y 's opener, he replied; BASEBALL HOLDOUT SIGNS FOR A MOVIE Vida Blue, Hie American League's Mosl Valuable Player year. In Iks Mo'id ay during news confer- ence la announce that )he Oakland A's pitcher is launch- ing a career in motion pictures. Blue, currently n holdout from the Oakland club, signed a contmcl >o appear in MGM's next "Shaft" You're miles Nahead with Tircsfonc Riding System II H II Service 11: "i Front end Alignment iJRES y REMOVED Both for [_ .....4 alignment Prico is for K Amcrlcsn cars. 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