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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, APRIL This Corner... By HARRY PAINTING (Sports Editor) 1 STEREST in both fastball and Montreal Wins Third Straight Loses At Home 4 to 2 BOSTON. ApiO. Canadians, sweeping along on a vic- tory wave that has carried them to one game of the Stanley Cup in three straight games, lass night X baseball is booming in in three strajgat gaaies. lass night bridge these days. As warmer! defeated Boston Brains 4-2 in tike weather and green grass herald the: tfeirdi game or a Na- here Sunday night. The Canadieos, who defeated evertime contests at Montreal. Ercer Lach gave indication that the Habitants were in victory mood with his unassisted goal on a 30-foot shot. However, Bep Guido- lin scored en a rebound of Bill Shill's drive less than a minute later, with a sharp angle shot that caught Goalie Bill Durban unawares. Mur- ray Henderson had given an assist to'Shill. Ken Moscell added another goal for Montreal before the first; period ended, scoring off Murph Chamber- lain's and Glen Harmon's passes. A tight battle develDped in the second period, and both teams were held scoreless until when Ter- ry Reardon completed a rush start- ed hv Bill Cowley and -whipped In the ti'pjpg goaL Kenny Smith as- sisted. Kenny Mosdell scored the win- ning tally early in the third per- iod, when he raced from the Mont- real blue line, out-witted the Bos- approach of" halcyon nail days iioaal Hockey league Stanley Cup ahead, there are muted niurmurings finaL The fourth game will be plsy- and stirrings within the breasts of Rsirsriav sports fass and players alike. In fastball, as. least six sensor men's squads are already lining up. They are Buttons, 1S45 city cham- pions: the old reliables. Hardieville and Shaughaessy, Columbus Club, and two new outfits, Lethbridge Legionnaires and Lethbridge Odd- fellows. There may be another senior squad from the north side connected with the junior No. 3 Dodgers. 'Legionnairc-s will field a team. For the juniors, there appear to be the champion JDodgfrs. two Leinhridgc Coueguile In- stitute squads, Sea Cadets and possibly Air Cadets. There are rumors of another junior squad sponsored bv a downtown cafe, while White School and Coal- dale Pintles may also enter this vear. In ladies ranks, there are Safe- ways and Woolworths of last year's league as sure starters; a new squad sponsored bv McArthurs, a rejuven- ated Eaton's team, and possibly girl's team from the north side. When the league meeting is held Anril 12, there may be more starters iming up. interest from the North. Side is encouraging, particularly the formation of a new ladies' team. Coaldale teams are doubtful starters in the Lethbridge league, as it Is understood a new loop would be formed by teams east of Lethbridge, embracing Coaldale. Readymade, Cranford and Taber squads, intermediate and junior. However, if no junior league is formed, it is most, likely that the Pirates will be back in the Leth- bridge ioop, where they were great- ly admired and respected last sea- son. In baseball. Gait Miners -will enter the newlv formed South- ern Alberta intermediate league, while a city junior baseball league will be" formed. Xmnber of entries is not yet known. The leagoe will use a new park site donated by the city in the area north of the International Har- vester. Columbus Club will have a Junior squad and is seeking to enter a district junior league. There is plenty of material in the city for both senior ana junior fastball as well ss baseball, and the diamond sport should not lack players this season. ton defence, and beat Frankie Briai- sek in the Boston goal with a blis- tering 10-foot drive. His goal came at and minutes Dutch Killer the lead with a close-in shot from KSmer Lach's pass. Evea with a 4-2 lead, the Can- ucks continued the offensive, and pressed around the Boston goal. ____________ Unman was up to intermittent Chicago Black Hawks in four rushes by the Bruins' forwards. fames in a best-of-seven semi- Sliould Boston win. Sunday night's final, seem bent repeating the story in the final against Bos- tan. Canucks von the first Egan, Hender- son.: Cowley, T. Reardon. Smith: Schmidt. Duasart. Bauer. Crawford. Church. GaUinger, Guidolin. Mc- gaine. the series will be continued at Montreal Tuesday. Gill. Shiil. Cain. K. Reardots, Bouchard; Keay. Peters. Chamber- lain: Lach. Hid.- d. BJake, ESdolis. Lamoureux, FSlioa, Mosdell. O'Coa- HERALD SPORTS PAGE ELEVEN Room and Board byGmAhgrn nor. Hiller. (King) Clancy: Gravel and Sam Frank George Babcock. Summary First period 1. Montreal, Lach (unassisted) 2, Boston. Gui- dolin (ShUl. Henderson) 3. Montreal. Mosceii iHarmon. Cham- berlain) Penalties Peters, Guidolin. Second period; .4. Boston. T. Bear- don (Smith. Cowley) Penal- ties Church. Pilion. Third period: 5. Montreal. Mos- dell (unassisted) 6, Montreal, Hiller (Lech) No penalties. Lethbridge Hotel 1023 1287 1163 Jeeps............ H32 110 1049 McCrae 345. Radley 243, Barton 253. Kuipas 276. Court 210, Salt 254, Strainers S5S, "Ware! 212. Arcade 1100 9S9 1036 Elks............ 1137 961 1052 Boothman 222. J. Dean 236. Freel 226. Bob Williams 234, Mossey 254, Fisher 224. Hunt 236, Soady 248, Stewart 262. Bankers......... 905 1071 "When the Btaston. Marathon Is run off for the 50th consecutive year on April 10, among the men starting it will be a Nova Scotia miner who walked 900 miles to compete. The hardy Blue-nose run- ner is Ben Buffets. 32, of New "Watsifbrd, 'A- Ee heel-and-toed. out of New Waterford, March 10, on the first lap of tis 900-mile walk. Crowds lined New Vfaterford streets as he started. So far he has averaged 35 to 40 miles a day and expects to reach Boston nine or ten days before the race. Two pairs of shoes and a towel make'up his travelling equipment. Ben has been 'running: 1" years and has four times tested the Boston course. Ben had his running: gear stolen just before one event and had to run the 26 miles in ordinary shoes. Here are the Memorial Cup win- ners since the A.TT..A. instituted the junior championship after the last Great "War: of Toronto Schools. Canoe Club. Falcons. "William. of Manitoba. Sound Grevs. Pats. Canadians. Sound Greys. llonarchs. Marlboros. Fats. Elsnrood Million- aires. Wolves. Redmen. 1934r-Si. Michael's, Toronto. Monarchs. Toronto Nations. Monarchs. Boniface Seals. Generals. Generals. "La. Prairie. Rangers. Generals. Michael's, Toronto. We hear "Stamps" were almost Cancelled in Trail the other night. Studio 1008 944 834 1074 Hartland 280. W. Gordon 204, D. Gordon 229, Kelly 214. Verkerk 224, Kropf 263, Blacker 258. Fruett 243. Hook Signs...... 908 1026 997 Sick's Brewery. 10821038 857 Neilson 216, McDougall 224, Gurr 275, Pitt 243, Smeed 214, Evans 223. Maryaacik 231, Melvin 243. T.C.A- Mihalik's Grocery Cooke 300, Sweda 930 1032 1271 S4S 1083 1308 205, Redford 269, Johnson 223. Mitchell 215. Pill- ing 210. Trenholm 281. Terleski 237, Nemes 296, Huculafc 257, Fix 340. Kirks Tire Shop 1032 907 930 Bowladrome...... 1135 910 1172 Clunie 221, Wvlie 215, Wright 325, Hideout 242, 2S1, Allan Catelli Food Prod.. '964 1231 986 Pvramid Motors 977 977 S98 "Thomusoa 285. Powell 233. Neidig 285, Godsalve 233. Barnes 212. Fritz 232, Arnold 230, Donaldson 237, Pit- larz 218. 77 Service Station 807 910 831 Benv Chevrolet 1118 1052 1048 Roy Smeed 223. Moscovich 215. Covne 207. Reilly Daley Hill M. Dean 258. Friday's Games p.m. KiwanSs Club League Gyro Club League pjn. "Cf.C.T. League T.C-A- League Saturday's Games C.PJR- PLAYOFFS i All teams with the exception of "Sard Office aud Shops meet at sharp in tire consolation event. All players are urged to be on time for this last series of the season. TENNIS PLANS LAID FOR 1946 The executive of the bridge Tennis Club, meeting at the home of F. Edrnundson Wednesday night, decided to be- gin operations immediately in order to set courts in shape for play as soon as possible. After some discussion it was de- cided to install shale courts. Mem- bers nlan to turn out to urepare the grounds and next Wednesday the courts wOl be levelled and the shale hauled and roiled, with the citv agreeing to make equipment available for the purpose. Emphasizing the comeback which tennis, in company with many other sports expects to enjoy this year. Is the revival of the Southern Alberta tennis tournament to be played on local courts last week of July. Gordon Muttit was named chair- man of the tournament committee in charge of this event which before the war highlighted the tennis sea- son in the south. Because of the facili- ties available to Lethbridge youth in the past and the impossibility of many servicemen developing their game while in the forces, a num- ber of inexperienced players will be turning out this year, and to pro- vide adequate instruction the execu- tive is asking: all players who fes" thev are competent to aid beginners to make their services available srednesday and Saturday after- noons to those want help. Since the tennis courts are lo- cated on the grounds of the pro- posed civic centre artd the club has a vital interest in the development of that enterprise .President W Cousineau and Director D. Bro'wn- rigg were named a committee oi two to reoresent the tennis-playing portion of the community when plans are drafted. STANLEY CUP STATISTICS (By The Canadian Press) Final series) P W L' F Citv League Standings" Team Won tost Arcade.............. 20 13 Bowladrome......... 20 13 SOaaliks Grocery..... 20 13 Fruett's Studio........ 18 Kirk's Tire Shop...... 18 Sick's Brewery........ 18 Pvramid Motors...... I7 3eny Chevrolet........ 16 Lethbridge Hotel...... 16 77 Service Station..... 16 Hook Signs......... 15 Banters............ Jeeps.............. TC-A................ 13 Catelli Food Products 11 22 Team three Team single high Lethbridge Hotel. 1352." Individual three McCrea, Lethbridge Hotel. 874. Individual single Kirk. Kirk's Tire Shop, 365. 15 lo 15 16 17 17 17 18 J9 30 Attention! Pipe Smokers TVe suggest you drop hi as soes as ytfn can and look over our very fair stock of good qcslity briar pipes. Astor Oxford Lord Calvert Briar Hill Burnot Kirsten (med.) Kirsten (large) i. SPECIAL BURNOT PIPES These popular pipes we guarantee Were manufactured prior to 1939 We consider them to be exceptional values at their price We also carry an assortment of lighters, ash trays, cigarette cases, tobacco humidors, Enclish-roade billfolds, tobacco pouches. PARAGON NEWS "Onr stock cf news is complete at all times" 305 Fifth Street S. Phone NOW OPERATED BY STAN BOYER Montreal Boston 0 11 3 7 11 Eeml-flnals (best-of-seven) Montreal...... Boston Detroit Chicago 0 26 1 16 10 4 10 16 4 7 26 Individual Scoring G APtsPen Lach, Montreal 4 9 13 Blake, Montreal.. ..6 6 12 0 Richard. Montreal 5 4 9 15 Guidolin. Boston. .527 Filion. Montreal .3366 Schmidt, Boston. ..2460 Dumart, Boston.. .4260 Bauer, Boston 3 3 6 I Allan, Memorial Cup Playdowns CBy The Canadian Press.) The chase for the Memorial cup and the Canadian junior hockey title was down to three teams to- in the east and one in the west. Four teams remained In the run- ning for the Allan cup and senior honors, two In the east and two in the west. The survivors: Memorial Cup: Montreal Cana- i dians. Toronto St. Michaels, Wlnni- j peg Monarchs. Allan Cup: Montreal Royals, I Hamilton Tigers. Calgary Stampsd- ers. Trail Smoke Ea.ters. [Bob Cosgrove To Coach Balmy Beach TORONTO. April C5 Bob Cosgrcve, product of California high schools and University of I Montana who migrated to Canada j several years ago to play for the Calgary Bronks, is the new coach of i Toronto Balmy Beach of the senior Ontario Rugby Football Union. Cosgrove's appointment was an- nounced last night by Ted Reeve. former aihJeuc star and coach of the team last season. Cosgrove wss asxstant to Reeve at Balmy, Beach la-st year when Reeve accepted a one-year assignment to the coach- ing job. Remember TWKK. NAUGUTCP It WAE OUT ON V.1WCUT K5KD5, A INKS, OU OUT TO BROTHER, ASD KE ENSNARES US INTO DOJ4S TKSAV5HLE KSOFFSTQA KOPE EXCUSS KSS T. Lions Retain'Jfes Monarchs in Bowling Fmal 25-1 OUTSIDER WINS GRAND NATIONAL AIXTKEE, England. April Cottage won 143rd running of the Grand National today. Second in the famous British sporting event Jack Finlay with the favor- ite. Prince Kegent third. The winner is owned by M. Mor- ant, who bought the horse last De- cember. The rider was Captain R. Petrie. an amateur rider. Lovely Cottage hit the wire four lengths in front of L. S. Swell's long-shot Jack Finlay. The winner, a 25-1 shot, swept to the front in the final yards after the favored Prince Regent had taken over the lead on the second time around before a crowd esti- mated at 400.000. probably the jjreatest ever to see a horse race. Back of the three leaders, came Dorothy Paget's House warmer, trailed by Schubert, with Limestone Edward, second choice In the bet- tinng, sixth. Prince Regent went the 3-1 choice. Onlv six of the 34 starters fin- ished "the gruelling test of 30 jumps over four miles. 856 yards ol Ain- tree's sti'f course. The victory was worth to the winner, largest since Mr. Marion Dupont Scott's jumper. Battleship, the 1B3S Grand National. Jack Finlay. finishing a fast- closing second, was 100-1 in the betting. Only six of the 34 starters fin- ished the 452-mile grind with its 30 jumps. Out of the money" fin- ishers were Housewarmer. hi fourth spot. Schubert in fifth and Lime- stone Edward in sixth. Alacrity-fell on the first circuit. Lough Cgnn was still leading when the field completed the first circuit. Behind him were Prince Regent and MacMoffat. By ETJGH FULLERTON, Jr. NEW TORS. April J. Johnston, who was talking his out of trouble a week ago be- cause his light-heavyweight. Archie Moore, failed to show up for a fight in Baltimore, now is turning loose one of his best verbal blasts because Gus Lesnewich is taking the 175- pound title to London instead of risking it against Moore. Could it be the Venerable Vandal has let himself be trapped by the double talk habit that prevails in the best boxing circles? One-Minute Sports Page: The Duquoin, His., harness-racing track has a waterway running around just inside the mile oval. The promoters insist that there cave been no "boat races" there. Btib Pastor, former heavyweight contender, opens a sporting goods shop in Saratoga Springs. N.Y., to- day. Harry Postove, former sports scribe, is business manager of the Cubs' Shelby, N.C., club in the Tri-State league. -His kid brother. Lee. is bidding for.a pitch- ing job with Scranton, Pa., of the Eastern league after coming through live major battles and two wounds as a member of the United States 45th Infantry division. During the winter they must have their own Po-stove league. Seattle Rainiers' Hurler In No-Hit, No-Run Game ANGELES. April Demoran. 30-year- old Seattle Rainiers right hand- er, todav claimed charter mem- bership in the 1946 no-hit club. The smiiinj Irishman from Biloxi. mowed down the Ijjs Angels. 3-0, yester- day in the first no-hitter of 1946 in organized baseball and the first seen hi the pacific Coast league since Manny Salvo tossed one for Oakland July 19, 1914. For the fifth year In Lethbridge club won pos- session of the monster Service Club Bowling Piu which sUnfe in Harry's Bowladrome, when trounced a four-team squad from the Rotary club by a tetai count of phis to pins. Immediately after winning, the Lions club proudly issued a general challenge to any service ciub in town. Lea Coyne Jed the Lioas with a 313 score, notary's Bob Waddmg- ion nicked the maples for 283. LINEUPS OF TEAMS Edmonton 9-2 In Finale WINNIPEG, April sere. only dcuBtfal beisi- 2-Ro, Romeo flak; GadsbT, Mat- Paul Jenkins, Nazia Kirk, Charles Linn: high man, Pabbi, 2S2. Rotary No. Farris, B. i Holbertoc. Stan Peszat, jErlc John- ston. itats Wilkinson; high FarrJs. 243. Lions No. 2 wins two. Lions No. Anderson. Oliver Tony Pavan. Bill Sanders, Vic Spackman: high man. Sanders. 233. Rotary No. Wilklas. W. Benson. Jack Walker, Chris Han- Art Haig, B. Merchant; high Subs: Tftuvejat? of Toronto beween Grove5. peg fans feared the five have to stay here for the exams. sve to stay Gere lor the exams. i Robenson, May iiarehant Monarchs took a two-gcal lead In Morrison." man. Beasoa, 245. wins three. Rotary No. 3 Lions No. Bennett, Reg ChishoUn. Austin Grinam. Mocrt second before- the firs- SdrnontcJij goal by Ripien at Gadsby added the second a little sior? than i alL Mc- 2. Wrrnipeg. (Marchanc. Second "Winnipeg, Me- Rae 4. McRae, 5. Winnipeg. Taylor i 5. Sdincntoa. Rypien fAruiersoai. 7. 33- Firth. 201. Rotary No. Fleming. Joe Hamilton. Alex Wylie. George Gillis. Roland Beard, George Cox; high man. Gillis, 189. No. 4 wins three. COTTON NAMED PRO AT MID5CKKEY CLUB LONDON. April ____ .__ j Henrv Cotton, top British golfer. monton, Gadsby (Matthews' appointed professiotjal to 8, Robertson, Pes- Slater. Roberrsoa. Third Winnipeg. Bcb- Firth, Bert McGregor; high famous Royal Mldsurrsr Club Bow Island Ball dubs Organize BOW special meeting of the Bow Island Com- munity club was held ha the Com- munity Memorial hall for the pur- pose of organizing ball clubs for summer. Manager for hard ball club Is R. G. Thorsoa and for Softball is G. Hahn. A letter was read from Taber, asking Bow Island to joi a league, and R, G. Thorscn was chosen to attend a meeting at Taber. and given authority to de-, aide after all aspects of the plans are known. i A finance committee was chosen I consisting of A. Flamme, A. Bate- man, Doris Hahn and Phylis Seval- rud. at Richmond. Surrey, near here. It learned Thursday. Cotton suc- .Tnhn failed ertsox. 10. Winnipeg. ceeds John Kenry Tavlor. famed (Beatty) 11. 'Wncipey, Tayior, oldtimer. who retired recently after j Hofceit- serving the club for 47 years. J son. Matthews. LOOK Stewards of the New York Jockey Club at their meeting did not grant Eton Meade a license to ride on New York race tracks, but instructed him to appear at their next meet- ing. BLONDIE 'A KISS IN THE Registered "ELS. Patent By Chic Young Edmonton Wins Junior Hoop Playoff Game CALGARY, April ton Y-M.C.A. Toilers turned on the pressure in the second half to de- feat Calgary Bombers 41-39 here Thursday night in the first of a home-and-home, total-point series for the Alberta junior basketball championship. Second game will be played at Edmonton April 18. Team captain Gordon MacLauch- lia was the sparkplug of Toilers and counted 12 points. Eric Bishop and Bill Burrows paced Bombers with 10 apiece. LINEUPS 6, Atkinson. MacDiarmid 5, Woodman 9, Mac- Lauchlan 12, Barnes, Macdonald 2, Chapman 7. Total 41. 10, Edgar 3. Cruickshanks, Burrows 10, Thomas' 2, TVilmott 2, McKenaa 2, MUJT 8, Irving 2. Total 39. DONALD DUCK DIVER WITH A SKI HANGOVER Registered TJ.S. Patent Office By Walt Disney Hockey Results (By The Canadian Press.) American League Finals Cleveland 2; Buffalo 3. (3est-of- seven series tied 1-1.) Eastern Canada. Senior Finals Hamiiton 4: Montreal Royals 3. (First game of best-of-five series.) Western Canada Junior Finals Edmonton 2; Winnipeg 9. (Winni- peg wins best-ol-seven series 4-1.) TT.S.H.L. Semi-Finals Kansas City 2; St. Paul 1. (Kansas City wins best-of-seven scnes, 4-2, Tulsa 3; Omaha 4. (Best oi ssven senes tied, 3-3.) Baseball Results LFL ABNER FOOLS RUSH IN WHERE SLOBBOVIANS FEAR TO TREAD ByAlCapp (B? The Canadian Press) Phar Lap, the wonder horse of Australia, died of colic at Menlo Park, Calif-, 14 years ago today. The bjg red gelding travelled miles to win the Agua CalicJite Handi- cap without a preliminary race, bringing its total earnings to He was bought as a yearling for PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Portland 310 000 10 1 Oakland 100 000 7 6 Barrett and Holm; Gilmore, j Babich and Hollywood GOO 001 6 2 Sacramento 000 100 9 1 Smith, Gaye '9; ar.d Cr.ser; Sta-j ley and Marcuca. San Francisco 000 000 673 San Diego 023 310 14 1 Jansen. Orella (4) and Ogrodcw- ski; Kennedy and BaHir.ger. Seattle......000 11' 1 Ixss Angeles 000 000 0 0 Demoran and Finlcy; Osbora and "Williams. COCO ANY YOU.'" 1' CAftLE S3? AMY MAN TO UJWER BRICK BRADFORD-And the Queen o! Night By WILLIAM RtTT and CLARENCE GRAYT WELCOME, BRADFORD, WELCOME.1 1 WA6 SURE YOU J HAD FORGIVEN In a tight game opening a Do- minion juvenile basketball semi- final series. St. Catharines, Ont., Collegiate school edged Woodstock, Ont., high school 33-29. The Cn- tano champions thus will carry a four-point lead into iwe deciding game tonight. M165 SALISBURY AMD vMDERSON- NEWSFAPEH! ;