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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UTHBRIDGt HERALD Wedncidoy, April S, 1971-------------------------- TAKING AIM Defending Masleri cha mpion Charles Coody, sights ihe shaft of putter while sitting under the shade of a Magnolia1 Iree al Ihe National GolF Club, (AP Coiutm only Canadian in A longshot at Augusta? Term increase 'totally unreasonable' 7 won't be heard CHICAGO (AIM Terming I he (tenuuul for a 17-iicr-ccut. in- ronsc in p fusion benefits "lo- alty baseball's 4 major loams posted o Giiim? Today" sifins at heir ballparks and tossed the iall back ti> Uir-ir sinking play- era nn what was lo have been enhis day of the 1972 season. After ;m enu'vgont.-y tivo-lionr meet hit; at which nil of Ihe clubs were represented, John Gnhevin, negotiator for the own- ers, reported thai the teams had reaffirmed (lie pusitJou of Iheir player relations committee, which had earlier turned down the players' proposal to end the strike. "There was no sentiment to accept the players' said Gahorin, looking pritii np.J worth "The whole matter o[ a Howsam a liar AUGUSTA, Go. fAP) The signpost of recent history, u that can be accepted as a guide, points to a mild longshot as the winner ot the Masters Goli Tournament. Jack Nicklaus, I-ee 'irevino, Gary Player, Billy Casper, Ar- nold Palmer and Tony Jactuin arc Lbe names that leap to mind when the favorite's role in this championship is mentioned. The only Canadian entered is Gary Cowan of Kitchener, U.S. amateur champion. Four of the last live winners have come fom ihe ranks. Maxwell, Fleming shine A pair of not-so-oM O'J- Timcrs, Slan Maxwell and Har- rnld Fleming scored three goals each In pace the bridge Old Timers to an 8-8 draw with tho Lethbridge Mid- get Elks at Henderson Lake Ice Centre Tuesday. The game was a part o[ Elks All four Gary Brewer, Bob Goalby, George ana Charles Coody- have been sol- idly established competitors, toughened and tested, in the grinding demands of the Ameri- can professional golf tour. All were mild longshols. And, prior :o their Masters triumph, none iad ever before won a major championship. If that holds true again, then History would indicate that play- ers such as Tom Bert Yancey, Boh Murphy, Austral- ian Bruce CrampUm, Tommy Aaron, Frank Beard or Dave might he logical candidates Lo shrug into the famous green jacket that goes to the winner of Jiis classic. They fit the category- All are solid, long-established profes- sional competitors. None has won a major title, though all are proved winners on the pro :our. WeiskopE may be the N. 1 man in the group. "I Ihink I've finally grown up a Weiskopf said earlier this year when he won the Jackie Gleason Inverarry Clas- sic. He pulled down, in that triumph, the richest event on the tour this year and his week celebrations. Fleming and Maxwell each .wice and fourth once, the latter list two strokes off the winning pace. Murphy and Cramplon are non-winners this season, Crarnp- ,onr a 10-time tour winner now in Ills 16th year on the tour, has finished seventh or better six limes this season. It has been much the same story with the red-headed Mur- phy, a former national amateur champ and a Uirea-timc winner. In a string of nine tournaments earlier this year he finished ninth or better seven times and could have won six of them. CINCINNATI (AP) Mamn executive director of the striking Major League Baseball Players Association, for Baltimore lochiy after branding Cincinnati Reds general man- ager Boli Howsani a liar. Howsam had charged earlier [n the day thai without Miller there would bo no players' strike and that baseball would be better off without him. 'Mr, Howsam is a linr. Miller. "I appreciate Hie compliment, bat it isn't true. I could RO to Timbucloo and it wouldn't make any difference, JIo assumes this is a one-man organization. "But these are not the same players as there were in the game 20 years ago. Howsam and some of the other owners and general managers are liv- ing as it ivns 20 years ago. Tho players today are more con- corned, more sophisticated, more educated, They are aware how much money there is in this game, despite the owners' cry of poverty. "This is ridiculous and ab- surd. Fortunately not all of management is Ibis HOWS AM AT MEETING I Howsam was not immediately available for comment, lie was at an owners meeting in Chi- cago. Miller said he was convinced the owners are not interested in reaching a setUemcnL even though it will cost them money if the strike continues. said he believes Lhey are more inter- ested in "breaking the back of Lhe players association." Miller met with 12 Cincinnati 17-per-cenL Increase In pension benefits is lotally unreasonable, even in the light of the players' cost-of-living which is not. applicable in pension plan negotiations." The players had offered lo re- turn to work Monday, accepting the owners' original 5-190.000 in- crease for their health-care package provided they could use the surplus in their mil- lion fund for pension improve- ments. That proposal was re- jected as "an impudeiu ap- proach11 by the player relations committee and that rejection was unanimously endorsed by the 'M clubs in Tuesday night's meeting. WANT PLAYERS BACK "We are calling on the play- said, artding that the association ers' association in the interest had g ua ran teed that tha turn! would continue lo earn the same 6 per cent rale. join their clubs so that the sca- have put our money son may commerce PS where our mouth he said.' said Gaheriu, of the public and the game o[ baseball lo have the payers re- noting that it was "strange" thai the owners did not accept the contention thai there was available in the fund. "The plan employs un actuar- ial firm. Retirement. Plans Inc., said (Cleveland. They have been j doing his job for 17 years and were hired by John Galbreath, an owner. In las'. 17 one has challenged its fig- ures. Now we ask Uiem lo ihese figures and they won't ac- cept them. "The solution is for the own- ers to slop Ihc nonsense of hying lo break the association and to sil down and negotiate. II Ihey did we'd have a settlement. "It would certainly be an ad- vantage to all concerned Lo get the season said Gah- erin. "There's no reason why this matter can't be dealt with thai way." tempi to said b resume would al- i] ego tia lions no, wivlun 15 Reds been players. The scheduled to Reds meet with Marvin Miller, executive director of the players associa- tion, today. "I'll call him in the morning, If T can find Gahenu said. Miller was In Cincinnati Tues- day night lo meet with Reds players. Earlier Tuesday, the Cincinnali club officially post- poned today's game against Houston Aslros which was to open the 1972 season. Miller was reported lo be on his way lo Baltimore this morn- ing. Gahcrin said he had r.o new proposal lo bring lo the players. "We will wait until we hear something reasonable within tho realm of the own- VALIIALLA, N.Y. (AP) ers1 representative said. Roy Campanclla, Lhe 50-year-old "There is nothing requiring former Brooklyn Dodger who that you make Ciah- lias been in hospital since last erin said, "We'll wait and listen within an hour minutes." Campauella improves Minor hockey The Bruins came back from a 2-0 first period deficit to rirtn Lhe Blades 4-2 in Bantam "B" playoff aclion Tuesday night. Don Larson End Craig Rob- inson scored first period mar- kers for the Blades, hut Brian Wright blasted in two whlln Ken Serbu and Doug Bergcr thiriTtilir two! in singles lo give years. Weislcopf has a history of tallied once in the opening pe- riod and again twice eacli in the [inal stanza to earn the Oldies the stalemate. I.loyd Kancwischcr and I. on Siray completed the scoring (or the Old-Timcrs. Joe Mcli paced Ihc Klks with four goals while Kim Me- Naughton chipped in with B pair. Berriie Syrenne and Terry Roberts rounrfccl out (lie scor- playing Ihc Augusta National course, silo of the 72-hole tour- nament thai begins Thursday, extremely well. He has finished as high as second, was sixth a couple of years ago and shares with Palmer and Nicklaus the record for conscculive sub-par rounds here, seven. YANCEY OBSESSED Yancey, [hfi six-lime tour win- ner, admits lo nn obsession vrith this tournament. lie has a mock-up layout of the course in his home and dutifully makes the changes on his model as changes are made on the Ing for the Elks with singles. He, too plays the course cx- The Elks led 4-3 after thoi tremcly well. In the last five first period, and 7-5 after two. I years he has finished third the Bruins the win. Allan Gcpncris rifled three third period goals and gave the Canucks a 5-2 victory over the Sabres and a spot in the championship p I a y o t J round against the Totems lasl night. Mike Craig added Iwo goals for the Canucks while Brad Ksnewischnr tallied twice in a losing cause. The Monarchs grabbed a berth in the Bantam "B" chnmpionship final by dump- Ing Ihe Seals 4-2. Dave iMiskulin, Livio I'avan. Sid Braak and Doug Huberts notched a goal apiece for Die Monarchs while Bobbie Shade and Steven Mi chic replied for the Seals with singles Houston Aslros today in their season opener. Miller said he tried lo con- vince the players not to strike when the vote was taken last week in Dallas. "My feeling was that it is no light matter lo strike, I wanted them lo understand what it means to walk out. The players association is a small group, with a staff o[ two paid mem- bers. They were going Lo take 24 millionaires larjje public relations staffs, the league offices of the commis- sioner. This was David taking on Goliath. "I wanted them to understand that this wasn't a mailer of walking out for a day or two. The tension, the responsibility had to fall on the plajers and 1 wasn't sure they could slick to- gether. But the players made believers of me." SAYS MONEY'S TI1KIIE Miller said tho money is al ready in the plan lo fund the players' demand lor a 17-per- cent increase in benefits. He said Ihe acluary money helongs to the players foul the owners must atfrce lo release his Thursday with a blood clot on his lung, was reported improved Tuesday. A spokesman at Grassland Hospilal said Lbe baseball Hall of Fatner remained in the inten- sive care unit but had begun a bland diet to replace inlrave- neous feeding and had been al- lowed Lo sit up briefly. He still required help with his breathing, however. Although he still was listed as being in serious condition, man said he was ous as earlier." the spokes- "not as seri- Campanella was a catcher for the Dodgers until an automobile accident in 1938 IclL him par- tially paralysed ond confined Lo a wheelchair. for one." Gaberin Indicated that the owners might accept Fomc in- crease in pension benefits, but that the 17 per cent demanded by Lhe players was too hiph. "That's not the kind of thing yon negotiate in a news confer- he said. Caherin said Lhe strike would continue "until we get a satis- factory selllcmenl or the play- ers agree to play." Asked wliy it took the owners five ho'jirs to reaffirm a position their player relations commillee had assumed in much less lime Lhe night Gaherin said: "We discussed the whole siLu- alion. We work slowly, but I well." HOW LONG? Minnesola Twins' slugger Harmon Killebrew has downcast as he waits his turn of bat during a workout session al St. Olaf College in Norlhfield, Monday. The American League players held ihe workout sessions on their own during ihe slrikfl the Ma [or League Baseball Players Association. (AP Wirephoto) Lakers sweep, Bucks lead 3-1 BUY-RITE MEN'S WEAR 3T8 5th ST. SOUTH PHONE 327-4210 IATE5T STYLE Lhey won't do il. "All we're saying is the mor.oy in Ihe plan I.QS Lhs capa- bility of ng the ir.creascd health and pension he By T1IF ASSOCIATED PRESS Jerry West erupted for 2.1 points in the second half and Los Angeles I.aknrs rallied to beat Chicago Bulls 10S-97 and sweep their National RaskcLhall AssociaLion quarter-final playoff series, four games lo none. The Lakers now advance against Ihe winner of Lhe Mil- w a u k e e Bucks-Golden Stale series. The Bucks now ]ead thai best-of-sevcn series 3-1 aUcr boating Golden Stale 106 Tuesday nifihl. fn the other two series Tues- day, Baltimore Bullets took a 2- 1 lead over New York Knicfcs uilh a iai-103 win and Atlanta Hawks evened Ihcir set with Boston Celtics at two wins each with a 112-110 decision. In the American Basketball AssociaLion, Indiana edged Den- ver 122-120 to lake a 2-1 lead in that hest-of-scvcn quarter-final, New York downed Kentucky 105-90 for a 2-0 lead and Vir- ginia jumpccj lo a 3-0 edge over the Kloridians with a 113-113 viclory, NBA action resumes Thurs- day nifjit at New York and Mil- waukee and the Celtics-Hawks match goes again at Boston Fri- day. ELRICH TIRE PORT SCOR NATIONAL IEAGUE VI L T F A Pfs J1 13 11 310 10-1 117 43 IT (3 21f 192 109 14 14 3fi7 JOS 108 .31 31 14 SW 303 .11 35 10 341 V, 43 19 3D! 51 Y) ;rj B 503 277 ii 17 13 354 1W 107 3' 39 12 71? 84 J3 ?9 11 301 2JT 47 34 M 14 2JO 2i3 64 26 33 14 100 7W ii CENTRAL LEAGUE FINAL JJ 33 7 3G3 223 31 JO 8 ?.'3 30 20 12 218 n1) 72 Kar.ifli Cily 71 30 IS 337 HOCKEY SCORES Am-rican Wnva Rrcfifl J 9 First game cf Mil'-ol-ieven i Alberta wins Canadian title Weilerr oen 12 F Canada Junior ler-frnal 12 Calgary 3 Medicine Hal 1 nuirtrr-findl tied M lin HOT J 3 Flln Ficn leads tc-sl-M-scvEn quar ler-linal 3-0 Alberts Junior Red Deer ,4 Calvary 1 Red Deer tf -.l-nf final British Columbia Junior enlleron B Vcrncn 4 Bes'-ol seven final lied 7-1 SOCCER SCORCb ENGLISH LEAGUE Diviiiorj i Iry J tvi 1 Lclceifer G Ar Sh.effitld 1 Msin United 1 Soufhamnlon 7 Clly S SfoVe 0 V.'esl 0 Wofls F vs. April 3i. DIVISION II Birmingham 1 Bl.icknMl 1 Bur-nley 3 CM.irltrn 1 Corliilr 3 3 I ulcn 0 1 Harwich 2 3 Preslon 1 SimijTiand I 1 i DIVISION 1C 0 Rriglilon 1 Dn'fol 0 2 2 Port VAle 1 J pr.iJ.'f.rd C 6 Waliall Doncast pdd. la 1 DIVISION IV Hesp., Hemp el leads way SASKATOON (Special) Al- berta captured tho Canadian live ship pin howling champion- agijrcRate Tuesday hy BELTED BACK POLYESTER DOUBLE KNITS PATCH POCKETS All COLORS WRINKLE and CRUSH PROOF Silas 36-44, LIMITED QUANTITIES ________ OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. Single and Double Breasted Double Knit and Fortrcl Some Belted Backs, Sizes 36-44 all colors Reg. 49.50 ;39 Any purchaia over and you receiva FREE! a pair of McGregor Socki valued or i I adding n victory In the men's loam event. I I I I I I 1 loam event On Monday, the Alberla team had picked up wins in Ihe men's singles and mixed Icajji events, and 1L took the aggregate with -33 points. British Columbia second W points followed by Man- ilnbiii Northv.eslmi Ontario v. ilh "A S'ju.katchcunn and Ontario Steady bowling (he ans- for the Alberta men as they took Ihree of four mat- ches Tuesday without piling up big scoves. They lost tliHr last match to B.C. hut thier score in it of was cnought for the ti'le. They (ini.slK-d uitli a narrow margin over B.C. with a score of 107 plus CO under the Peter- son Point System while Ihn west coast howlers had 107 plus 15. Manitoba was Ihirt! with 106 plus 01, Saskatchewan had 105 plus 81 and Ontario 102 plus 30. Under the scoring system. f.Ach Icftm received one point for a pinfall of 100, one point for winning a match plus bonus points for beating an opposing province in both their meetings in the two-day championships. matches, they won Ihcir last Ihrce games willi big scores. They rolled in the last Ihrco names marks of and enough lo give them a big margin over runner-up Onlario, Saskatchewan finished with A score of ICQ plus 36, Ontario had 10-1 plus 4, B.C. pa plus nine, Manitoba Northwestern Ontario 94 plus three, and Al- berta 32 plus -10. loainmate John ol l.-elh- hritlfic had 770 ftw three Other scorers were by John (itadhill of Manitoba, by lorry Tyson of wan, by Pcle Frcmmcrlid and 1.0H by Pat Lemyre, botii of B.C. Sashalchewnn made a strong :'h to t n'.tft the wo i n en' s toani I Fourth after seven ol the 10 for three games. Jennie Irvine and Marion Taylor on the Saskatchewan win. Other top scorers were hy Autl Young of Ontario, by Cathy Taylor of B.C. by Evie tt'einburger of B.C. On Monday, the women's sin- gles went to Manitoba while She women's closed singles and the men's closed singles both went Lo B.C. MOVE UP TO GENERAL Better Mileage 6 Ply Puncture Protection ;