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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 1946 HERALD PAGE THIRTEEN CALGARY STAMPEDERS WIN WESTERN PUCK TITLE In This Corner... By HARRY PAINTING (Sports Editor) Trail Smokies Drop Final 4-2 VICTORIA OUTCLASSES RAYMOND JACKS 53-32 Bunny Dame Notches Winners Room and I pork 113 Teams Enter IKESPSAMS 'fcfUIlWI _ THAU. Smoke Eaters' gallant for western Canadian enceo in defeat last Eight" at the Calgary Victoria aresa. but though peders won the game. 4-2, they could take nothing away from the fighting of B-c- chaai- pions. ___ Tnere is a warm spot in the heart of every Lethbridge fan these Smoke Eaters. Lonjr Ions it seems ancient history, althoush the seorebooks date it 1936 to were playing: in league games in Lethbridge arena and their puck ability von them a high place in the affections of home- town fans. They won the Allan Cup ia the golden era of British Columbia hockey. Then they dropped frosa contention as the war vears cloud- ed the hockey scene. Then they came back, out of obscurity, to win the British Columbia championship with a set of aarces famous m west- ern puck Chris- tenson, Crorue. Buckna, Morris. Kwasaey, Marshall. _ They iron the admiration of fans all over the west by tying Calgary StamDeders, labelled early in the season as potential Allan Cup win- ners, in the first, two games of the western series. Then they went down lighting in tnrea stellar, games, 7-3, 5-i and .4-2. This Caltary Slamneelers- Hanulton Tigers Cup final should really be something to -watch. Here the air-tight de- fence meets the snper-speedy lluent offence. Two radically different stjles cf play will be seen. From Art Childs out; Eamilton plays a game that cms down goals. They'll take a goal lead sad hold on for dear life. If that soal is matched by the opposi- tion, "then Hamilton goes out and scores another, then withdraws back Into the shell. On the other. Calgary practically lets- Dsiiell bv his lonesome. True. Slobodiazi and Satrchuk form a formidable defence, but frequently those rearguards are away up in the ice la front cf him. Calgary's high scoring ibrsrarcs have usually given. BerteU CALGARY, April be, of the reriad. Calgarv Stampeders and Hamilton j Brownridge hsoked the puck Tigers'in the Allan Cup finals for frora a scramble m centre Ice and i the Canadiaa aassieur hockev' streakef? in rJoue. but ScodeKaro, fViftnvninnchln firct ovma. charSfine OUt Of CIS ?5et tO i championship mth the first game of the best-of-sevea series ia Re- gma April IK. Stampeders eliminated Trail Smoke 4-! in the fifth pame of the best-of-seren west- ern Canada, championcaip series here and took the title with Jhree and twc ties in the five frames. The series was oa a. point basis with two for a victorv and one for a tie. charging out of ias net to check him. Duke slashed the puck too the crowd, hi? sxkk accidental-1 Iv chppsrist Broiviiridse abote the" eve as he made th? clearance. "Midway through period the neatest bit of uncovered all sent Calgary ahead 4-1. Ban- I tii Baine vrf the tnck asairjst his one-snae Allan teatiunates he was fed a pass bv Fi'her' at centre ice. Skattes straight down 3 centre. Bunny vent around one de- fenceman. drew ScodeMaro to the to disc into I umbia champions went scoreless. 0" the heat ac i i Dertell's as Cairns st 0' the fust of his two coals at the seven-minute mark of the opening frame, pickins up a pass from Joe Fisher and s" made the Craddoc' a pass from AD Cronle. Trail kept play inside the Cafeary Wnelir.e for the first 90 seconds before Scodellaro made his first from Fisher who wheeled in on a breakawav. Scodeliaro was all the" ice as the Grant-Hunter-Brownndgf Una countered with a checkerboanl nasshig attack jnsids the Trail blue- line. Doug Cairns sent Calgary ahead i at the seven-minute mark when he I took a pass from Fisher in cent-e j ice. skated over the blueline alone, went around defenceman Jimmy Anderson and scored with a low 20- IOOE shot that hit the left post and caromed around Scodellaro. Dertell had an easy time as the j Stamps kept around the Trail' net. while Smokia; broke airay on only occasional drives into Calgary Officials: Jimmy Crefehion. Bran- don: Vic TindQuist, Winnipeg. Cairns Grant 'st penod 1. 2. Caisary. Buckra. Pen- Second Trail. Gardner 4 Calgarv Cairns (Craddock- 13-10. Crowder. Third Calgary, Dame S. Chnsten- son 'Crocie-) j Craddock. Jefferson Wins 30-29 To Take Senior "B" Honors Coast Stars -Play RAYMOND.-- UIN'Sl Vic- toria's veteran Dominoes, one Curdle surmounted in their efforts to attsin the Canadian basketball championship, pre- pared todat to meet Raymond L'nion Jacks. Alberta cham- tonight m the second game of their two-game, total- point series. Oomuioes now hold a command- ing lead Jacks, uhoni they de- j feated by a score of 53 to 32 in j the oper-ing game of the series Fastball Leagues Date Left Open To April 26 teszns "f gssrirfariop's leagues nteiuon ef in leagues! do so by eostacasg: the of the Lethbndse Fastball As-' Harry Pairstuig, ai the sports oSce, sociatson this rear a general 3 The Herald, or by sending delegates .nz of tr.e association last, sight j to the executive sceeazj AprU SThe sg a, ralsng re- in the Y.M.C.A. Three junior zren's teams, six quiring easenrs? to senior men's, squads and four colors be used In their uniforms. as the association is trying to asoisi teams represented. Entrr date for teams was ex- tended until Friday. April 26. when, at an executive meeting, final entries will be and schedules drawn 3D. Teams Entered scoring star Norm Baser. banished from" the floor ac the three-quarter mark for fouhng Busher Jackson, lightest player of the Dortuno quintet, opened the scoring: for them after ten minutes of cautious play %hen he netted two quick field goals, and Baker. up- color clashes duns? games. Progress made sa cocreras? Hea- derscn nark to a fastball diasasnd was detaiJsd before the meeting. The field has been kreiled. a ne-s? out- fence erected, the greurtds pus Junior entries listed so Tar are; in shape, the grandstand out- odsers. champions: fences repaired. sets of and Letn- bleachers sec-irefi, and other Im- provements made. The fences acd grar.dstar.d wia be painted ness week. tTmpire fees, sate fees and rentals were discussed and set. Henderson Stadium Now The Jield wHl be inowa. as rTen- holding his reputation as a sharp- North Lethbridge; and three r.e-r 24. Osics to the shooter, led the held with eight teams. LeJnbrldse Xjegionasres. M> tics the jUEScr scl nolnts in firsr half. vinitfe air? Ti.-.-ver'.: tioii. the lurucrs (points in first half. j Jacks Threaten Runner-up to Baker was Jefferson school basket- ball squad won the Alberta senior hisli school cham- pioiiihip last night on the Card- ston floor bv nosing out Edmon- ton Westglen high school 30-29 in the best hish school contest ever seen in the southern town. A oacked house watched a tense struggle in which the brilliant shooting of Jeilerson's Kirkman and Jack Dempaey Is Decorated It save Calgary its second tallv. Brownridse carried the rubber deep Into Trail's ZHonSaj's Games p.ra. Bannsrman is. X7endors 2-3. Paint vs. Baton 4-5. Sick's Brewery is. Post. OSice 7-3. Peacock and Kitson vs. Gas Co. -10. p.m. Ellison Mffis vs. 77 Oil 2-3. Columbus Club vs Advance 4-5. Consumers vs. Mike's 7-3 Purity vs. Home Pitfield 3-10. dodger Juniors To On Sunday Dodgers Juniors. 1545 city cham- pions, "-aril! hold a workout at 1.30 pjn. Sunday afternoon at St. Basil's school grounds. All players and prospective recruits are asked to turn out. Junior Final Opens Tonight TORONTO. April feelins that this Memorial cup final between Winnipeg Monarchs and Toronto St. Mich- ael's Majors -will be series to remember gained new strength in this town -which all of a sud- den, almost, has gone craxy mad to see the best in the west meet the best in the east at junior Both teams worked out Friday on the spacious ice of iTaple L-eaf Gar- dens "where the best-of-sevec senes with cross seal It I opens tonight and stars Oi tne Jsa- uonal hockey league who watched them nodded in sage agreement that no Canadian junior final has held j more pre-series promise. BIG AMD FAST Monarchs, tig and fast, breezed j through their workout first, tidsing' Second period" opened at a slow i up pn anv loose ends in their opera- pace but it speeded UD when the i Uonal technique resulting from their persisteKt Smokies took the puck long train thp from the prairies, inside the Stampeder bluelire aim They looked bigger than any bunch worried the Calgary defence with of juniors showing here this sea- short passing attacks. Their tactics son. paid off when Ron Gardner got his Then Majors skated out. equally suck to a loose puck after Dertell: as fast bu; giving a few pounds had saved from and passed j here and there to the Winiupeggers. it over the prostrate goalie into the Coach Walter Monson of Monarchs watched Majors but only for a short, time. Then he beetled off to be with his own boys and if he formed any new opinions of Majors from watching them, he kept them to himself. Monson. since coming here, has been ouick to express confidence m his team. But he takes deft eva- sive action against any and all ask- ers who would like to discuss tac- zone and en crazy was Brownridge-Hunter and Grant before the latter poked the puck in- to the net. Scodellaro was a busv man as Mike Buckna served 3. slashing pen- alty but kept his citadel clear to the end of the period. net Anderson wss penalt7ed for hold- irig Cairns as the latter broke away for the second time in as many minutes but Smokies held off the penalty by close checking and spec- tacular saves bv Scodellaro DERTE1Z. SENSATIONAL Crowder tripped Fisher near the right boards and was penalised and this time Stampefiers made the one- man advantage count- Dame made the plav for the goal, getting the rubber in the cor- tics and strategy. Likewise Joe Pnmeau. Majors' who shot with Cairns gpttin? his stick on the oisc and deflecting it past goalie. Dertell pulled off three sersa- tional saves Trail fought ijsck to the other end in the dying tninutes had no comment. Such National hockey leaguers as eoalie Turk Broda and winger Bob Davidson, however, were quick to say Monarchs had "plenty on the ball'' and "knew their way around." The ticket sale and general in- terest in the series wes tremendous. One story -was the Gardens could get rid of pasteboards if that many fans could be accommodated Meantime a. sell-out of some WPS assured and Toronto sports columnists went cut of their way to inform one and all their acquain- tances and readers to please not bother them for all the deceptive defensive tactics of Sheen on the southern squad's guard line proved a little too much for the Edmonton five. Kirkman led the scorers with 12 points; Sheen stopped many a dan- gerous Edmonton thrust and took the that Dominoes outscored their opponents by only one point ham. in the last 10 minutes of play. Jacks attacked strongly when Baker left and forward R. Miurhell scored two rapid field goals, hand- ling the ball neatiy. This was the signal for Dominoes to make re- peated changes in an effort to' iii tJ.i.1 tune out to score eight points him- COUnter Uie threat by Jacks, self. Greenwood led the Edmonton scorers with 11 markers. The teams ended the first half all-square at 14-apiece. Playing a cautious game in the early stages, the teams warmed up to a nlp-and- tuck battle in the last half, first one team going ahead and then the other. Kirkman flashed In for a brilliant Outstanding games were turned in bv Paul lEasikj Rowe who had his first senior basketball expen- i Boston 9. Vancouver S. i bridge Sea Cadets. Laasws squacs Jlsted are Safewavs. 1545 citr champions, Eaton's, "and a cew squad. Mc- Armurs Generals. Senior entries include Hutton's. 1945 chamo-.oas: Sr.aushr.essy, Har- derscn Stadium -sill be of2- dieviile or" a camained teans froir. i cially opened in a cereposy May 1 OVLCS to the necessity cf ges- schedale opera- hahk's and Brocer's. tioii. the juniors saj start play Other teams to enter aocu; Mav 15. The following: teaai reBresecta.- tives attended the meeang: Don Galbraith. Legion: A! HacDonald. J. Z. 'Vfrhaliir. MiiytUi's; Harry Pratt, Kutson's; Halph Bob- inson. Sea Cadets; A. CherriEskl and Don Higgms. Eaton's; Ed Bobbs, Woolwcrths: G. Liakie. acrins for Addie Docaldscn of Sbaughnessy; Freddie Segal acsi Darui Huns. Sfc- Arthur's; Ernie Afaganis. ItCJL; Jack Fit. Dodgers; A. Tokariuk, Broder's. Work urfil conEintMi on Henderson Stadium and volunteers are re- quested to arm out; Saturday and Sunday between 1 and 2 pjn. Two Fred Turner of the Jacks, who had i c. Chaprssa Wright six points to his credit by half- Straith Rowe ilcKeachie. time. Bakers loss was reflected In i Total 53. Officials Cheesrnsn and Hockey Results (By The Canadian Press) Western Canada Senior Finals Trail 2, Caigary 4. fCaljary wins bess-of-sevea. series. 3 wins and 3 ties.) U-S. Amateur 5 t JOGS O1 S besc-Sf-seven series debut In senior company in 1928. dug-outs, which will be cf concrete, have to be lastalled- Rowe marked ability. If Dominoes and Chapman displayed! dribbling and scoring! basket with 15 seconds left in Jacks game to win the championship. Jeffersoa took the opener Thursday 24 to 22. Lineups of Teams 6, Fleming 4. Greenwood 11, Bodnar 4, Saiage 2. Stockwell 2, Johnson, Saunders. Total 28. 12. Beilz 5, Sheen 8. Pearson 2, Henne 1. Kien- holzt 2, EL Lowry, Lee, Nay. V. Low- ry.. Total 30. Officials Del Wood Leishman, Hillspring. and Dave are successful In! tonight, thev will take on Saskatoon Toilers, and if i victorious will travel further east to i meet Winnipeg St. Andrews in. the j Western Canada finals. Thev then, if St. Andrews fall before" them. will meet the eastern champions i for the national crown, which they have won four times previously. Lineups Union Hlckeni (2 Mitchell West. Ktckelson Turner Rolison Bourne, Nalder Dominoes A. Chapman Andrews Baker Jackson. Swimming Instructor WANTED FOR CANADIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY, ALBERTA DIVISION, A FULL-TIME INSTRUCTOR WITH FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS; (1) Age. over 21. under 35 years Skilled swimmer, diver, and hold a IJfe-Sa.TiBs Certificate. l3> Capable to and to organize classes ia Swimming First Aid. (4) Good appearance, and able to address public meetings, etc. Some training will be given. Apply ia writing enclosing photo and salarr expected 1504 First Street East, Calgaryl Closing date for 23rd April, 1948. BLONDIE ------AND FOREMOST! Registered U.S. Patent By Chic Young gone. Monarchs said they found the THE OLD MAULER HIMSELF KEW YORK. April Dempsev, former world's heavy- weight boxing champion who serv- ed in the United States coast guard during the war, Friday received the Commendation Ribbon of the sec- retary of the navy for "outstand- ing performance of duty." Dempsev served as director of the physical training program aid later as morale officer of the coast guard from June. 1942. until he was retired with the rank of commander shortly after the end of the war. Bounty On Eggs Cut Off, Fish and Game Campaign Launched An error in Friday's report of the egg-gathering campaign sponsored by the Lethbridge Fish and Game Association gave the impression that the bountv payable on crow and magpie legs had been cut off. The announcement should ha'ie stated thai the bounty on crow and magpie eggs had been cut off and thai in consequence the local asso- ciation. with co-ooeration of city merchants, was offering prizes to most eggs during- the coming layire reason might be attributed in part, how- Bouniv on legs is still being paid. Gardens ice sticky, not as fast as youngsters collecting the in Western Canada nnks. That during- the coming layir ever, to the fact IT; was newly-laid after having been removed for a wrestling show. Monson put on skates to be on ice with his western champions. Gait Miners FootbaDClub i Meets Sunday f A general meftinj of the Gait 'Miners Football Club wsll he he'd on Sunday. April I4th at Miners' Union Hall at p.m. Everybody welcome. officials state. McArthur's Ladies Call Practice For Sunday Afternoon McArthur's General's r.ew ent- rants in the Leihbridse Fastball Association's ladies' league, a practice session Sunday afternoon at ptn. barracks dia- mond. The team js managed bv Freddie Segcl and coached by Dave Hunt. Flayers are asSea to turn out and an invitatoin Is issued to pros- pective rookies to try out wJth the team. NO.' RRSI 1 UTTLE RAD'O IN BEDROOM IVE GOT A MILLION IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO TONIGHT-FIRST rUL WRITE SOME LETTERS DONALD DUCK THE OPTIMIST Registered U.S. Patent Office By Walt Disney LI'L ABNER LEAPIN' TO LENA By Al Capp f. CARPETBALT, DOUBLES NEXT WEEK v ff 4. A A A J-, A ff Games to be played Sn the Legion carpetbal! doubles competition rest week arc as follows: Yucytas vs. Murphy at 7'30 pm; Field -vs. Stott at 8'3O pm. Morris vs. Thomas at 7'30 p-m.; Kerr vs. Knox at p m. J. Dykes vs. Burton at 7 30 P.IK.; Kodge vs. Field at 8.30 pm. Friday Barkley vs. A. Dykes at 7.30 pm.; Shields is. Tennar.t at j 3.30 Baseball Results PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Oakland 000 2 0 Sacramento 000 000 A 1 Hafey and RaimondS; Smith and Marcucci. Sea-ale 010 Hollywood !00 Fischer, Hutchinson Stagg; Smith and Unser. Los Angeles 000 002 San Diego 000 000 Lynn and Williams; Olsen 4 3 8 1 and 8 1 4 3 and iPortiard Oon Oil 3 8 0 j San Francisco 100 004 lOx 6 10 4 Salveson. Cherkovich OrreH I (8) and Adams; Lien and Icy. BRICK BRADFORD-And the Queen of Night SHOULD HAVE REACHED IUMA C5TY SY MCJW. WHAT WERE THE QMfc WOjffiS ASAW.TSMAK J 1 8 iHc-T: WEBE WE HAD BETTER TIJ2H THE REGEWIHG SET -r YOUTH1HK.PRE5TOM? r- By and CLARENCE GRAY .UNA "LAND CALL5NS jf WE HEft< LOWER LEVEL......2 LW LW4D GO LUMA LAHD CALUMS LEVEL ;