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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE inilDRIUCI IIESALD Tliundny, April 1 J, lo Chicago settlement is close YOKK I.M'I The con- tinning Malk'd MM-mi scenes ('hitMKCI tC'ctllV Vlll'lV IhC 2-1 nnjoi civ.JUTS MITC (u signed lo cml Ihu player slrike as il moved into its (lay. have worked oul a new otter and we are closer lo a set- tlement." reported .Mnrvin Miller, executive director of the strikini; Major League linseljall Players' Association, following two separate meetings Wednes- day willi Jolm Giilicrin, ncgolip- tor for Ilic owners. Miller denied curly reports malices are lacking -euticm n Elsie Mc- briclgc's Kccrcalioiuil o r k- Wednesday iiicjIH. The purpose of tlie workshop, tailed "Meeting of Ihc v, {ocus ou particular is- sues in the field of recreation which affect programs in all parts of soulhern Alberta. Tluee primary areas ot cou- cern were discussed during the evening session under Ihe guid- ance of Or. Jim Dny, Ihe nni- AIS'DY CA1T vfwuj- W-0 AM U ANDV, ALTHOUGH >'OU 'ov.i Dlb PROMISE T1 w J marker came from Tom Lysiak CaLgary gol solo markers from John Sinkpiel, Brian Walker and Jlike Clarke, For Clarke it was his first goal For Uie Centennials since coming up from the Letlibrtrlgc Sugar Kings of the Alberta Junior Hockey Ixjaguc Intc in the sea- son. sily's physical education dc- linent head, who acted as chnirman for Ihc evening. The mi mint Southern Albertn .lames, Ihc (cnsibLHly ot a Winter Games program and the possibilities of forming a rec- reation board, whose (unction would he Lo keep nil regions in constant communication, were isciLssccl. The lack of finances and manpower proved to be the main drawback to all llirce is- sues. Dr. McFnrland, a native of Pinchcr Creek, gave her views on the issues and the possible stand provincial govern- ment would lake pertaining to .hose mailers. "In (lie past three or four through the efforts of Summer Games, southern Al- jcrla has been virtvially re- she said. "T h e main reason why, was because soul hern Alberta was ready for it and had good professional she added. She continued by revealing the fact thai the provincial government, allocates a year lo the region host ing the Summer Games anc lends the services of Max Gibb, tlio soulhern Albert a Dep-irt- mc'nt CTc-lmaled wilh o? slacks in a current jsroraGtrir pfMT anolher p-iir r-l cn-r.rrJinalcd slacVs in pallrrn Wherever you're pmnp. 'Fay or wi'ir Cln-lnjjclrirrs Thry arn rp now. In a miJu fl( colours and Ilial the sli-iki! had been settled luit. imUeuletl tlic Iwo sulcs cdcjrm closer toward an agree- nicul. Uiihin-iti, on his way lo Chi- cago for the meeting of owners, said tlie only mailer still in con- tout kin was the question of pay- ing the players for any games postponed by Ihc slrike but made up later in the season. "Kvcrything else is in Gnherin said. The players reported to have softened their rigid stand lhat they he paid their full sala- ries if they play a full lG3-gnina schedule. One report said that (lahci'in was carrying him a player jn'ouosal quite similar lo the last offer made by the cm'ticrs and that the strike could end today. ''I'm very optimistic lhat it_ might be settled this said Tom Halter, player repre- sentative of Detroit Tigers. Ilaller described Wednesday's meetings between Gaherin and Miller as "an inter-twining of the minds lor a soluble solu- tion." tlnlierin was more direct. j "We dUln'L resolve he' The issue no longer is Ihe pen- ion question which touched aseball's first general strike almost two weeks ago. That mailer was settled by a com- iromise contribution igreed (o by the owners during marathon negotiations Tuesday. QUESTION PAY BASIS Now, the players are question- g o" what basis they will be mid v-'hon they go back to work. It's a simple proposition." Gaherin. say, if we a I- :cmpt to make up some or any of the Raines postponed so far and in so doing we create a situ- it ion where an admission will be charged for the games, we'll pay them. But if we bring it in as a single admission double- leader, we owe them nothing additional." The owners first argued that it players are paid lot 1B2 days, not 102 games. By that reasoning, pay for the 13 days Ihe players have missed would be eliminated. The players argue that if Ihcy are asked to play the full 162- game schedule, they should be paid for thai full schedule. Complicating the issue Is a split between the two leagues on whether the games missed so far should be made up at all. National League owners are be- lieved insisting on playing the full schedule and filling lha postponed games into the sea son. American League owners are willing to forget Lhe post- poned dates and pick up the season in progress. WILL BE DISCUSSED That was certain to be one ot the main subjects for discussion at today's meeting. Dud Selig, owner of Milwau- kee Brewers, said the owners have offered to pay the players one day'3 pay for each game made up and "a normal day's pay" for a double-header, not two days pay for two games in a single day. "I believe that both leagues should work on uniformity ant. will pull for said Selig on Ihc question ot the schedules. Selig said he anticipated an excellent chance for a settle- ment, today. Another factor lhat migh' speed an agreement today is the owners7 desire not to lose an other lucrative weekend with its obvious larger gates and Hie na- tional television revenue ol about One such week end already has been lost ant tnorc is no way Lo make up thai lost income. THINK OF IT AS MONEY Atlanta Braves' to ihe right. Reckon that is whal rhe players were talking pause during praclfce of Atlania Stadium Wednesday about wilh the baseball strike heading into its 13lh day? with sign reading Think of it as Money In the background 321 7th St. S. MEN'S CLOTHES Phone 327-2073 SN'AXSO.V OPTIONED .MONTREAL (CP) Out- Mrldcr Stan Swnnson has been optioned to Portland Beavers o the I'acitic Coast League hy MonLroal Expos' Hie Kaliona League baseball club announccc Wednesday. Swanson. 27, will remain property of the Expos. Surprised at Munro's withdrawal Hunter concerned about Broncs CALGARY (CD The po-f ition of Calgary Broncs in the Vorld Hockey Association rc- nains unclear despite Ihe pres- ncc of two western owners vho visited the city Wednes- ay. Bill Hunter of Edmonton and ien Halskin of Winnipeg, both ranchise holders in the pro- ioscd league scheduled to open ilay in October, said they had lot talked (o Scotly Munro ince he and two other Car ;ary backers announced Ihcy vere withdrawing. Both F-aid they were disap- pointed !w MunroTs aclion. have no rights to inter- rcre wilh Scotty's operations nor do we care lo infringe upon Hunter said. "Simply, we are here lo assure you that Ihc VYHA will become a reality at :he Chicago meelings." Hunter told o news confer- ence the Broncs slill possess a 'ranchise and will unlil at least .his weekend when Ihe WHA owners meet In Chicago to ful- rill certain obligations showing ,hcy intend to operate. Head- ing the list is the posling of a performance bond. "Naturally, we are imme- diately concerned about the situation in said Hunler, general manager of the Edmonton franchise and execu- tive direclor of the league. "As far as we're concerned Calgary is a key centre, a ma- jor league city all Ihe way. When T first heard of Scotty's withdrawal, it dropped like n bomb. T harl no idea he was even considering such a move you can imagine how this sud- den move has affected our planning. Hatskin hopca Calgary will be a memher of the league even if Ihe Uroncs don't mecl their financial obligations dur- ing Ihc weekend. "We need a Calgary team with us. We'll have to make certain some way there's e team operating out of here." He believes there is suf- ficient interest among Calgary businessmen (o pursue such a venture, adding there is slil enough time. For them to get in voh'cd. Ilalskin and Ilunlcr said they discussed the availability of the Stampede Corral, the city's main arena, with general man ager Hill Pralt and were ad vised that the Broncs had been allolleel dates the 1972-73 season. They were told the dales would be made available for a professional operation. "We fWHA) must operate in a first-class manner to gain the respect of the fans as wcl as the players we hope lo en lice." said Hunter. "We're now, so we have to come up uith an excellent sell inR job. Cert n inly we've en countered some problems bu these weren't unexpected we didn't expect it to be easy." H a ts k i n, indicating t league would operale with any where from six to 12 teams said Winnipeg has agreements vllh at least seven National Hockey League players. hackers of the Mi- nni Screaming Eagles hockey earn will meet today (o de- cide whether lo scrap its plans or a World Hockey Associa- ion franchise here. Herb Martin, president of the Eagles, said Tuesday Ihe learn las run inta trouble because it cannot find a home. Conslruction o f Executive Square Garden, which was lo have been a showcase of Ihe W1IA, is stalled, with no imme- diate promise of renewed activ- ity. The problem is lack of parkitig space, which lias held up issuance of a building per- mit. "You get to ibe point where you have to face said Martin, "and lime's running out on us." Welterlich wins broomball title Weltorlich bested Canada Packers in a two-game total- l final playoff scries and captured Ihc Cily Broomb a H championship litlc last Sunday. In Lhe first encounter of the scries, WclterUch belted the Packers 4-0 while in llio second game Ihcy managed a 1-1 stale- male to win Ihe title. Gus Fomradas was the spartt plug for Wellcrlich in the first game slamming in three goals while Frank Popson chipped in with a single. Alvin Tcitz notched Vi'cllcr- lich's only marker In the sec- ond contest while Art Guenther replied for Ihe Packers. Meanwhile in the consolation final Knight Clubbers edged Honda 1-0 in their (irst meeting and came up with a 1-t draw in the second to earn the two- game total-goal scries. Bill Kelly tallied the only marker In the first game while lerb Curran scored for the Jlubbers and George Mercer 'or Honda in the second match. During the season, John Vas- the league's top scorer, was voted the most valuable Dlayer in the league while Aldo Nechich o[ the Packers was vot- ed the most valuable goalie. Lavcr advances in tennis play QUEBEC (CP) Top-seeded Rod Lavcr of Australia was one of four players who advanced Wednesday to quarter-final play in men's singles competition at the Quebec international tenns open. Layer upended Tom Leonard of the States 6-3, 6-4 to move on in the 550.000 week- long tournament which con- cludes Sunday. Meanwhile, Arlhur Ashc of the United Slates, thj No. 5 seed in the lourney, eliminated .John Alexander of Australia 7-li to advance past second- round play. Two other American Charles Pasarcl and Marty got by their oppo- ncnls in the second round ol piny lo advance lo the quarter- finals lo be slagcd I'riday. Ric.wn slopped Mark Cox ol England 7-6 while Pasarcll upended Australian Tory Adi- son 6-3, Ricscn 15 seeded sevenlh and Pasarell eighth in the event. He referred to a mid-October building deadline. "Our position's slill Iho tie said. "We v.-anl (o build an arena. to have a hockey Icam in Miami. But we may not be able to produce it this year." Marlin said H per- formance bond is due from each WHA club at a trustees' meeting in Chicago this week- end. I3ul he said the hond would Ire "a gamble on whether we could overcome our problems with the D a d a County building and zoning board.'1 If the Miami group decides ti turn its [ranchise hack to tho WHA, Marlin said, al- ready expended on Ihe project will be lost. The league would relocate Ihe franchise, he sairJ. He added lhat Ihe Screaming E a g 1 c s' widely publicized agreement with Toronto Mapto Beniie Par- ent to play for the team would slill be good, as would those of five olher players Marlin says have signed with the team. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES STANDING! SERfES A W 1- F A Pt SERIES B W L r A PI Nsw York....... 3 2 14 H 6 Montreal....... 33 12 li 4 SERIES C W L F A PI ;hrcago D 14 3 a PiMiburgh Q A. 9 It 0 Chicago won best of-javen quarter- finals 4-0 SERIES O W L F A PI 1 2 13 t Sf. Louis J 3 13 14 4 LEADERSl Rousseau, NY.......... 4 6 orcle lean, C 1 4 NY........ A S Martin, C 1 J Fairtalrn, NY......... 3 3 5 R. Hull, C .1 1 5 F. 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He said tho contract bad been sent to Henry Peters, president of the National As- s o c i a L i o n of Professional bascbnlt leagues in Colum- l. i. Ohio, for approval. The took place decimal lo reveal Ilic terms, other Ihan fo s.iy i' was n "normal one -y car pact." Mrs. frcra had signed a similar contract with (he league iti lOfiO, hut it was lurncd down by Phil Piton, then prcsidctit of the national group, which controls minor league hascball. "I'll keep Irying until I'm the -W-year-oM housewife insisted last year when she announced plans fn initiate1 a 'Jamagc AuiU She she was discriminated acainj.1 because she a woman. She appealed to HIP New York Commission on Human Ilighls and filed her suit agoinsl baseball, naming commissioner Bowie Kuhn, president Vincent McNamara of the NY-Penn League and Pilon as defendants. The New York slate Court ot Appeals ruled Jan, 11 of Ihis yuai' llial she should he pivcn a rhnncc to umpire in professional baseball, t MOVE UP TO GENERAL Better Mileage 6 Ply Puncture Protection ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPLETE TIRE SALES 4 SERVICE 401 Soiith Ham or 337-44X5 ;