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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ___________ April II, 197J THI IETHBRIDO! HIRMO Leah in Boston needing victory Richard confident By THE CANADIAN PRESS i two clulis faced diminution from the Stanley Cup playoffs tonight but only one declared ilsclf optimistic about the possi- bility of surviving. "This club's been down two games before and come said captain Henri Richard of Montreal Canadsens, who trail New York Hangers 3-1 in I heir Ijest-of-seven National Hockey League quarter-final series. The fifth game of the series Is Bet for New York tonight while Toronto Maple Leafs, also down 3-1, face elimination in their fifth game against the Bruins in Boston. The Leafs, however, did not seem In any mood for Issuing defiant challenges. Conch King Clancy, their most voluble spokesman during the series, managed only a few grumbles. "The Bruins aren't as good as (hey think they said Clancy. "They get lucky." HAWKS WAITING If the Rangers are able to win their series tonight, despite Richard's challenge, they can start getting ready to meet Chi cago Black Hawks who wrapped up their quarter-final Sunday with a four-game sweep over Pittsburgh Penguins. A Boston victory tonight would mean the Bniins would have to wait for I he winner of the Minnesota North Stars-St. Louis Blues series which is tied at two wins each going into the fifth game tonight in Minneapo- York's third victory Sunday in Montreal. "You can't count them out as dead. Not until they've lost four games. "I won't count them out until we have a safe lead with 30 seconds showing on Uie clock." The. Bruins, and especially winger Ken Hodge, were also agreeing with their opposition. Hodge admitted he was lucky to get the winning goal in the fourth game at Toronto Sunday after the puck bounced into the net off his skate and said he hopes to see the Bruins Im- prove. 'You know tilings haven't been tlic way we'd like them to said Hodge after a workout Monday al rioslou Garden. "Very few times this year has everything gone the way we Want, to Jise best, players Canadians stand pat PRAGUE (CP-AP) Joe Kryczka, president of tha Cana- dia'n Amateur Hockey Associa- tion, said Monday Canada's terms for re-entering the world hockey championships remain unchanged. It must have the right to send its best players. Kryczka, attending the cur- rent championships in this city, said the lis. The Rangers however, are Inking Richard's challenge peri- ously. "There's nothing to celebrate said Fete Stemkowski who scored the winning goal in New Canadians will make this clear at the international ice hockey congress in Mamaia, Romania, this summer. "We think that every Cana- dian citizen, regardless o! whether he is a professional or not, should be allowed to play [or bis said Kryczka, who is a Calgary lawyer. "Of course, we do not think of lanter U of L plans recr workshop The University of Lcthbridge is planning to liost a workshop for recreation personnel com- mencing at Wednesday night. The workshop called "Meet- Ing of the Minds" will focus on issues in the field of recrea- tion which affect programs in all parts of southern Alberto The particular issues in mind will include Southern Alberta Winter and Summer Games, area sports dL'vetoprnent train- ing programs, area programs all parts of southern system of parks and hiking trails and the feasibility of an area recreation council. Featured guests for the work- shop will include Dr. Elsie McFarland of the Provincial Department of Culture, Youth and Recreation and Ian How- ard, the western Canada repre- sentative for the Federal Direc- torate of Fitness and Amateur Sport, Gals el eel Audrey Bokcr The Lethbridge Women's Fastball League held an elec- tion recently and selected Aud- rey Boker Ihe president for the 1972 season. Marilyn Snedden is ttie first vice-president while the second vice-president is Linria Kish. Madia Zacchinga is the secre- tary while Dorothy Olshaski will handle the duties of treas- urer. Past president is E v n Daringcr. AT CAPRI BOWL, it was a big week indeed for Juanita Lingard who took the women's bowler- of-tlie-week honors with a sparkling effort in Higa's sporting an average of 188, she turned on the steam lo register 257, 270 and a rousing 362 for an 889 triple the 3G2 gave her the high single of the year and the high three The men's howler-of-the- week is BUI Jensen who found the mark in Senior Citizens following a two-month hout of illness which forced him to the sidelines, he returned to post games of 323, 216 and 337 for a solid 876 triple, new season high the 876 was 373 pins over his average. special mention to Darrell Lagler who spared aces in Gordie's and to Millie Hallan who, with an average of 151, rolled a 301 in Wilson's Junior. Most Capri leagues now are heading into their playoffs and Al Pearson reminds trundlers that Spring league play will gel under way the first week in May and run for eight weeks Over in prizes will be up for grabs and bowlers planning lo participate in Spring league action should register this week. In men's league play, Bill Jensen's effort was the top news in Senior Citizens while in Gordie's Orest Yurchak was good for 338 and 775, Bruce McKillop 310 and 786, Randy Wolstoncroft 331 and 819, Klaus Witzke 315, Bill Braun an 804 triple, Kyoto Shigehiro 80C, Darrell Lagler and Bert Mezei 825 Ed Rossetti once again led Simpsons- Sears with 323 and 792 while leaders in Green's were Cec Beaudiy with an 822 triple, Jock Mulgrew 337 and 816 and LeRoy Conine with 314 Cyril Bar- nell's 764 paced Eagles and Bernie Carrier's 309 and 790 sparked Henry Homes High in Major Mixed were Bruce McKillop 326, Ken King 312, Sieve Ped- ersen 318 and 814 and Bill Hleucka 313 and 780 with Ken Larson's 320 and 826 tops in Young Adults. In women's league plav, Frances Bambrick's 307 paced Senior Citizens with Pat Tunstall's 32G and 785 tops in 1? and E Juanita Lingard's 3u2 and and a 304 by Lynn Turnbull led Higa's with a 333 and 782 by Frances Bambrick the spotlight seeker in Juniors Marg Smith battered (lie pins in Speedys with a 338 and a brilliant 938 triple while in Morning Coffee Betty Hobbs clicked for 360 and Nina Sindlinger 309 Heather Barns' 311 and a 782 by Jean Passey sel the pace in Marlinizing and Ihe big guns in Green's were Linda Malcomson with 324 and 799 and Joan Moore with a 336 Betty Paterson's 296 and Eleanor Fenton's 303 topped Henry Homes, Carol Fujita led JCCA with 282 and 756 with Arleen Read's 281 the week's best in Nu- Mode A 303 and 754 triple and a 301 and 814 by Grace Van Dyk topped Sundquist with Maggie Oli- ver's 297 pacing Dong's Linda Malcomson was the leader in Young Adults with 311 ami entering professionals in Olym pics. Bui the world champion' ships are a different mailer. We desire only the same treatment as soccer players enjoy." World soccer tournaments are open to professional players. Kryczka said the Canadian stand will be "thoroughly aired" al Mamaia. NHL WOULD CO-OPERATE Asked how Canada would se- ect a national team such as >roposed, Kryczka said: "The CAIIA has good relations with the National Hockey League and we were assured that all clubs would release requested players for the world tourna- ment." Even if Canada fails to get Into ttie world championships .mmediately, he said, it is likely to compele internationally next season. "I think that at least It (the will permit us lo meet learns from other nations in friendly games." He said a Canadian team Is likely'lo play next season in the annual Izvestia tournament in the Soviet Union, "provided the Russians will come to play in Canada." AGREEMENT DOUBTFUL Roman Izynskl, a Polish member of the International Ice Hockey Federation, said later that he doubts the Mamata con gress will agree to Canada's enns for the world champion [dps. "There's a strong feeling mong the members that work ockey should he kept ama said Izynski. "It is ily, for how can one truly de- ermine world superiority with ut a clash between the hes earns." Kryczka said the level of pla at this year's world champior ships is poor, and the Sovie earn shovild have no trouble re- aining the title it has won fo many years. "The Soviet players are no yet up to the standards of 01 :op clubs. I think an NH earn would beat them." Izynski, the Polish delegate said the congress at Matnai will confirm next year's ctiam pionship venues. Group A play in Moscow, and the B in e Lher Graz, Austria, or Lji Ijljana, Yugoslavia. CompetUio in Group C will be organized b Ihe Nelherlands. wanlcd It to go. Ideally, we'd like every line to be going good every game. But I think we're gelling to the point. The last 10 minutes of Sunday's umc stiowed thai." Bruins coach Tom Johnson said he plans to start Gerry Checvers in goal tonight, replac- ing Eddie Johnston who worked the last two games. Bernie Par- cnl will get the call for Toronto since Jacques Plante said he still doesn't feel ready after suf- fering a groin injury last week. In Minneapolis, meanwhile coach Jackie Gordon was no! disturbed at the fact that St Louis had come back with Uvo wins during the weekend to tie that series. 'We're still in sak ordoii. "It's nol like we're down 3- games. We're 2-2. We've go good a chance as Ihey ct a little better if it goe vcn.'1 The North Stars would hav ime-ice advantage for two o e remaining games if the ser s goes ttie full distance. Til Nth game is sel for Thursd St. Louis anil the seventh, i ecessary, back in Minnesot aturday or Sunday. Gordon, however, has injur roblems on his defensiv neup. lie said defencema oug Molnis is in hospital wit back injm-y and will not pla today although he might ack for Thursday's game. Delencemau Barry Gihb lisscd Sunday's game with Tenched knee and rearguar tennis O'Brien is just bac rom nursing a bruised ankle A WWAN ISN'T "SAFE OLTT AUONE NOWADAYS -A''.THESE BLOKES... I MUST SAY, THOUGH, THEY'VE NEVER, TJZ be back to Littler will return SAN DIEGO, Calif. Gene Littler smiled and ran his fingers through a pile of fan mail. For the first time since 1954, he had missed the Mas- ters golf tournament in Au- gusta, Ga. Littler was in bed recovering from surgery for chest cancer. "I'll play golf he said, flexing bis left arm. "Sec, I can move it at least tlirce feet now." A week after the operation, Monday was his first full day home from hospital. After earning nearly million in 18 years as a pro- fessional golfer, Littler got the good news last Thursday removed from his left chest were free of can- cer even though an earlier operation had found a malig- nancy under his left arm. WON 21 TOURN.-ttlENTS "I could have postponed surgery until after the Mas- ters, but I had to know." In 1970, he lost Ihe Masters title in a playoff with Billy Casper. Through the years, Littler, 41, has won 24 tournaments including the U.S. Open in 1951. As a money winner, he's behind only Jack Nick- laus, Arnold Palmer, Caspet and Julius Boros. "One of the doctors told me I might be able to pick up a club in a month and maybe I can swing it a bil in two he said. "I'm not completely safe. I have to face that. always a chance it could come from somewhere else. But the odds are high in my favor." Healthy lead for Nicklaus NEW YORK CAP) Jac Nicklaus has pulled away fro the pack in pro golf's mon winning race as a result of his viclory in liic Masters Sunday. Nicklaus earned for winning Ihe Masters and boosted his total earnings this year to figures re- leased today by the PGA Tour- nament Players Division show. Nicklaus, in captuiOng liis fourth Masters championship, posted his third also has two nine tour- naments (his year. For a limited time only at participating dealers LABOUR RELATIONS OFFICER Application are invited up lo April 21 1972, for [lie position of Labour Relaifons Officer with the Afberla Construction labour Relations Association, Ed- monfon, of the staff officer level. The successful applicant be engaged Tn the negotiation and administration of labour contracts of rlie members of the Association. He will be required lo engage in infernal communications ond In-service edu- cation activities in Ihe labour relalioni field along with the two oilier LRO's on staff. Applicants must have adequale experience In labour relaJions, and the personal nttribules necessary For success in this theatre. Residence in Edmonton will be mandatory on appointment. Auto allowance, Group Insurance, Pension, and heallh plans available. Reply with experience, qualifications, references, and salary and fringe benefits expectations, marked Personal and Confidential 1oi DR. J. D. McFETRIDGE, President Alberta Construction Labour Relations Association 10415 Princess Elizabeth Avenuo Edmonton, Alberta Series accuses Coates You'JI feel and know you're on reaHygood rubber as soon as you lake oft on Uniroyal Tiger Paws (one of Canada's best known "high performance" Their big, broad footprint gives a fast slarl and a short stop. The 2-ply rayon belt reduces Iread squirm so it's cool running [heal is .1 tire's worst Tha 2-ply nylon cord body delivers lough dependable resistance lo road hazards.Tiger Paws literally "eal-up" Iho miles. That's why Tiger Paws are Uniroyal Value Assured, tires. m UHIROYAL G707T5 "HTO'j 15..........559.88 i KAMLOOPS, B.C. (CP) Dennis Coates. president of the British Columbia Junior Hoc- key League, accused the Cana- dian Amateur Hockey Associa- tion Monday o[ allowing ttie Centennial Cnp playoff sched- uled to bo rigged in order to ensure that the H.C. represen- tative would not have an equal chance to v.'in. Coalos said tlic president of the Alberta Junior Hockey League was appointed by the CAHA In hanrllp Hie scheduling as ro.siill, Ilif schedules Iins hecii drawn so that B.C. is virtually assured of losing Ihe first, two games." Vcrnon, the B.C. representa- tive, is playing Hed Deer, Ihe Alherla champions, in the open- ing roimrl of the Centennial Cup playoffs. The first two panics of the series were played Saturday anil Sunday In Red Deer, which I m e a n t tha Venwn club was playing Us and ninth games in as many days. Red Deer won both games. Coales said Ihe CAHA had earlier agreed to allow Ihe Al- berta B.C. scries to start oti Sunday or Monday, but then, even after it was apparent that Vernon would be playing last Friday, reneged on its promise and scheduled Iho opening games for Saturday Sunday. He. said there, was no reason for the rhango, as ice in Nod Deer would have been avail- able Monday night and crowds on liic weekend wore not much higher than would have attend ed a Monday game. lie said the result of the schedule change was that the Vcrnon club had fo play a "far- too demanding schedule of games that now has Icfl them two games behind a team they never should havo lost to." Airide Siio CWI3 OTHER SIZES AT COMPAFUBLE PRICES Full 4-ply nylon 5-row rib design Engineered lor tha family car for dependable safe mileage! WE NEED OLD USED TIRES See now for bell buys on oil Unlroyol Tires! We need your old eatings to turn out more Orbifread. TIGER TREAD RETREADS 'They're Ihe best lira buy arounrl. 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