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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta April M, liawhall season Sal unlay ASSOt 1AT1M) riiKSS I The first poner.il wnlkuiil in whore Ilic player repiesciita- history of the major leai'.nes i lives agreed. baseball season ended Thursday oti fronts 'J'liL' penmmt races tlius will iii'Jly under w.iy H in Chicago, where baseball i kib j In' decided on a percentage lull I efore'owners voted lo pick up Ihc sea- basis, since nnt all teams will j'lfch is ihn-uu the; son Saturday and play llio same number of KL-iv. ,1 a conm icmiccl nil (Minos called off hy ramps. Technically, Ilia races 10 i :tlie strike, and in New Yoi k. always arc decided on pe tage, hut games alfcctinE Iho final s t a 11 d i n g s usually are made up. In Ihc American League Kasl, n a 11 i m n r e Orioles have 15-1 games remaining. Iloston Keel races I Sox and New York Yankees 153 rccn-laiul Cleveland Indians, llciioit Murnry i is dinner guest Atiiol Murray. Vin.'.n in as ''Pere Mur-vr v ill Ihe fealtlrcd 1 j' ilir event. N is the 1-tb "I the rvor.l. Murray joins Gor- and f'at Sullivan [n hiv. u -i c'l-lv.'e stands, Notre T.'iiH'. Mir- that Pern Murray a small bccumiup In t'ur'.ies in the to'.vn some niiU'S south of Recina, (he unlay encompasses noarlv half Ilic downtown area of V.'ik-.ix. r.nrn or 1GD-I. no ono knrv.vr, fnr Monsipnor Mm ray is tnilv -T livillC leg- rnrl. I'- alnin.1 inslilll- iioij in fniiadn, in fact all of America. He lias hub nobbed with them all, be it Pearson, Douglas. Diefen- baker, the laic president Ken- nedy anil csprrially with the Into Dwichl [jsenhower. Down Hi.- years his done Notre Dame College proud. Though Mir ii.-i'K -em h-irk buildings replace Iho shacks. MonMCnor M u r r a y maintains Hie same (rieiulli ness as in years pone by. i Motisignor Murray has soon to it, over Ilic years, flint there is a place for every hny nl Xotrc On me seeking an lion, If n couldn't affttrr! to It) college Monsipnor Muf- i ray, Father at the lime, sa'.v to it. the boy got Ins education. i Tickets For the dinner, set at S6, can be obtained fi'oin member of (he Milk River Klks club. MONSir.NOtt MURIlfVY YOUR CENTRE FOR MINI BIKES COUGAR IV1K-IV 3V] h.p. fokl up handla bars, hoeki front and roar. SPECIAL PURCHASE 1971 SUZUKI TRAIL HOPPER 3 fi.p., spacdomcter, horn, lights, elc. Com pi eta m eycTe. TO CLEAR THIS IS THE BEST MINI-BIKE BUY INS. ALBERTAI SUZUKI 90 TO CtEAR BERT MACS CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. S. Phr.nn 327-3721 Closrd Montlov Dnily 00 n m. In p.m. Thurscl.-iy cind Fritjny 8 00 [i m lo p.m. OPFU A TOTAL Of HOURS A TO SERVE rou BOSTON CAP) Walt Frn- zicr scored 36 points Thursday nighl, leading New York Knirk? to a 116-94 National Basketball Associalion victory over Boston Cellics in Uie opener of llicir Eastern Conference finals, ye I he still had a complaint. "1 wish we could have saved some of those Fr.izier said. We just might need them.11 The Knicks had opened up ;i 20-point lead late in the second quarter that Cellics cut, to nine midway through the third pe- riod. But then the Knicks turned on the stenni again, extending their lead to a.s much a? "0 points in con.stinf! lo their easi- est victory over the Collies thh season. "T (hink have Ihem on the Krazier said, "beating them here and now going home (on Frazicr, getting scoring as- s i s t a n c c from reserve Hiil Jackson, who had 13 points, thought the Knicks heal Boston at iLs own game. outran he said, and that's prbat we thought we'd hare to protest against." "I'm not saying we'll do tlie same thing Sunday, hut we'll IK loose. The pressure's on them." In the American Association Indiana Packers whipped Den- ver Rockets 91-F.9 to win their hest-of-seyen Western Division s e m i i n a 1 4-3 and Virginia Squires thumped New York N'eLs I3B-91 in the first game of their Eastern Division (imil. Elder dying MIDLAND, Tex. (AP) Fourteen limrs lie crawled through tlici rojics for hcavy- waighl riRlils. Hill now thai clream of Ihc championship is fading. Bar- ring a miracle, Jimmy Elder is dying. The hand that sent 10 pro- fessional opponents crashing to the canvas cannot lilt a fork. Al the age ol 25, oilier young men arc pursuing their dreams, Ihe once 207-pound Kkler is hauling for life. ARE FEW SHOOTERS in ami iiiTa wlm know what skcet shonlini; is all alioul .Hid would like lo (jivt- it n Iry. The Lclliln'irijjc I'isli and Guinc Assccialion has a skocl trap nearly installed, and il would take only a litlle more effort Lo make it operate. No one showed up for Ihe lasl three work parties to finish Iho job, and Ihe expensive equipment con- 1'imes lo sit, (here. idle. Boh Vair, chairman of Ihe U'lhbridgc. club's rnnyc committee, has called for a 'finish it outing for this weekend. Volunteers arc asked lo show up Saturday or .Sunday with shovels, rakes, hammers, saws, or what have you and complete Ihe installation Skeet shooting can then start almost immediate- ly. Or, aren't there any good old workers left, in Ihe fish and any more. Plans are also under way by the l-cthbridje club to hold the Frank Pilling "Memorial Trophy Trap Shoot May 20 and 21. This is one of the big events of the year for the local club. Then, May 28, the local club will also hold its animal rifle shoot. While it may be more than a nioiilh away, it's now lime for practice watrli of Ihe premises of Ihc local cluh is paying off. Three proups of youths have already been apprehended al the range. A fourth group was ap- prehended recently by police and will be coming up for trial. Xo one is out lo nail youngsters because they are carrying a gun. But. there has been far too much damage and vandalism at Ihe range in the past. snmeoup has onlv damage in mmd, it's time lo call a halt. GOT YOUR ENTRY in yet for the league trap shooting competilions nt the Lethbridge Trap Club? The league starts Wednesday, April 19, at p.m. and runs for eight weeks. Kegislration is with league chairman Ray Schulcr. He may be, tele- phoned at 327-1830 or 3234-171. If yon sue more than the usual amount of activity around Ilcnmnger Reservoir, south-west of Foremost, don't he loo surprised. The department of lands and frirosl has purchased 80 acres around the lake as pub- lic reserve and a habitat development project. It's for the fishermen and the public and plans call for development, but, the. natives in Ihe area will have lo show some interest. Could end up being a provincial park. Efforts should be directed through Ihe Foremost fish and wildlife office. There's been next to no activity so far this spring around llenniger's. But then, it 'has been cool all along and Ihe trout, are not very active. REESOR RESERVOIR in Cypress Hills Provin- cial Park south east of Medicine Hat has warmed Tip considerably especially the, rainbows that were stocked last year. They are weighing in at 12 to 10 ounces, ('avan Lake east of Medicine Hat is very slow, wilh Ihc odd luiikcr showing up every once in awhile. Chain Lakes west of Nanlon and Beauvais Lake wesl of Pincher appear as though they will be hot, but there's still a problem with ice. Lee Lake near Hurmis is open, wilh some lunkcrs showing up. Miimi Lake is open and has had some consistent- ly good angling. Keep your eye on Clear Lake in the Clares- holm district. There's a flooding problem in the area. The impoundment has provided some good pike fishing. Peters savs Geva v ('A'''' N'''v York-Pennsylvania The National Association of Professional liasehall Agnation Ilcnrv approved rimrsrlay a conlr.-.n. j j. annollnccd (hc lor IJcmict; lo umpiic in pruval. Vinrr: McNamara, league proidf-nl, said in Bnfl'alo he harl signed (he City housewife to a roniraci anrl sent it lo I'clcrs Top Salesman of tha Month nouncc 1hcJl I'ucJ son our lop -.nl. mcin for Ilir rnonili Rurj BUD PETERSON FLEMING Corner Isl Ave. and 7lh Si. S. Pli. 327-1591 Tigers and Milwaukee U rowers In the American League Chicago Sox, Kan- sas Cily Koyals, Twins aud Texas Rangers will play 15-1 games, California An- fjcLs and Oakland Athletics 155. Chicago Cuhs and Pittsburgh Pirates in [he National league 1 ast show 155 games left while Montreal Kxpos. New York llcls, I'liiliidclphia Phillies aiul SI. Louis Cardinals have 150. In Ihe National League West, Houston Astros and San Dicfo Padres have 153, Atlanta Braves and Cincinnati Reds 154 and I os Angeles Dodgers and Kan Francisco Giants All ?l teams will lose al least nne home game. The only dispute still remain- ig-nnti] the year-end ncgolia- ions between players and own- on a new basic agreement Kansas City and ca.no in Ihe American League Kwing Kauffman, owner of Die Itoyals, says lie will pro- any gntnes his club has to play against Chicago this wcek- bccaiise the White Sox dis- regarded a league directive and illowed their players to work out in While Sox Park during he strike. Saturday's opening-day sched- ile looks like this: American it Oakland, Texas at California Chicago at Kansas City, .ioston at Detroit, Milwaukee at Cleveland, New York at Haiti- more. -National New York, Montreal nt St. Jiuis, Philadelphia at Chicago, Angeles at Cincinnati. San Francisco al Houston Atlanta at San Diego The players went on strike April 1 in a dispute with the owners over the amount ol mouey owners would contribute to (he players' pension plan That wiped out the last lour days of spring training and the walkout continued into the regu lar season, scheduled to start April 5. Today would have been the lOlh day of Ihe campaign, OFFERED S130.000 The owners, whoso annua' contribution lo the plan came to S5.4 million, offered an increase of WOO.000 earmarked solely for the health-care segment of the pension plan. The players were seeking a 17-per-ccnt cost-of-liv- ing rise in retirement benefits. The first break came early this week when (he owners, who had not offered a penny for re tirement benefits, offered to a] locale S4M.OOO from a huge in tercst surplus built up by the pension fund. The players low ercd their demand from 17 per lo and the two sides finally compromised on That left pay for made-up games as Ihe only Issue. A first, the owners wanted to res chcdnle all lost games wilh n, salary. The players offered t, give up one day's pay. The own ers proposed to pny the player for games made up on open dales or as part of a separate admission douhleheader, but no for those rescheduled as part o one-admission twin hills. PLAYI'.HS LOSK PAY Finally, the owners decided t start the season Saturday. Sine the players arc paid on th basis of a 132-day campaigr rather lhan a J62-game season they will each lose 10-182nds o loir salary. For those earnin the minimum, It wil amount to For those at th major league overage ol it's For Hank Aaron, wh pulls down a record J200.COO year, it comes to a loss c S 10.080. The owners were losers, too Some estimates place the los it 55 million, including gate re ccipls, parking concessions an one cancelled television game. "Nobody said commit sinner Bowie Knhn, who calle the owners' meeting in Chicago "The players suffered, Ihe own crs suffered, baseball suffered. "f hope we've all learned fcsson. I will work with pcopl in baseball for procedures I prevent (his sort of thing in Ih future. Nobody wanLs il again. Llic folhu'ing f h r o n h iiKi'lc counsel, Ucrnirc lins been fjiven a job in Sl'.f; Yorl-T-Permsylviinia without prejudice lo our lo seek approval o[ fitanrlnrds for [mure; umpires in New York. A now is being prc- pnrctl and will he presented Mmn this month." n s s i t a n t, Dan snid the proposal KO lo the ITuman Rights in New York. Mrs. CJera had appealed lo Mir. commission after Phil fitnn, former president of the Xn'ional Association of Base- I'.'ill rcjcclcrl nor ffjilier offorl.s lo ccL an JUU. DON'T KIOW) WHAT1? THEiWVTTER WITH >OU LATELY-, NOT MUCH CHANCE, IS ANY7HW J Shoots a tough 64 PEXSACOLA. Kla. (AP) If I can hang on to the club nd get real lucky I might even the Dave Ilill said bursday after shooting a sev- n-under-par C-] for the firsl- ound lead in the Mon- anto open golf tournament. "I thought I'd probably go out nd shool about 70, and IbaL's bout what I should have aid Hill, who shook his head in mazement al his low score. "I was absolutely pathetic.'1 aid 1D1I, who was in the wowls hree limes, found a trap nr wo, once missed a fairway by 00 yards, but saved it all with a magic putter. He used only 22 trokes on Ihc greens and lanned pulls totalling 64 yards n length, e Trevino, pleading exhnus- ion, withdrew after posting a irsL-round 74. Hill had a single-stroke load >ver Bob Smith, who spiced bis round of 65 wilh an eagle Llirce on the 542-yard sixlh bole. ZARLEY SHOOTS fifi Kermit Zarlcy had a Cfi, v.'hile Jhris Blacker and Jiin Colbert, malchwl 67s. All the leaders ilayed in the morning on Ihc Pcnsacola Country Club course, which turned .ougher for the afternoon play ers with bumpier, greens. Hay Floyd and Bob Goalby iad 68s and the group a'. ncludcd George Archer, Lou Graliam, Dearie Bcman and Efarry Toscano. Ilomcnuik of Winnipeg was Ihe top Canadian with a hut he was well off QIC pace. Ben Kern of Toronto shot and Gary Bowcrman, dso of Toronto had rounds of Majesties stage practise El Rartcho Majesties g a I 5 fastball cluh will slage I li e i r first praclise of die 1072 sea- son Saturday. Anyone intereslcd in playing for Ihe club this year is askct to attend. The practise will he held al 2 p.m. al Agnes Davidson School. Meanwhile the Labor Club Larks fastball club in co-opera lion wilh flic Alberta Amiteur Faslhall Association vill hold a coaclu'ng clinic in I.cthbrUlgc April 22, 1072. Mr. licrnic French, who is the Alberta co-ordinalor of Kduca lion and Clinics, will run the one-day clinic which will be held at the Civic Centre ii Gym 2 from 9-12 a.m. and I- p.m. The clinic is open lo all pros pectivc coaches and intcreslct ball players in southern Al- berta. Registration fee is set for SI per person and must he received prior to the day of the affair. Hill, who has been in and out of hot walcr with Ine Profes- sional Golf Associalion and Iho Tournamcril Playej's Division because ol conducl, liasn't won .since the 1970 Memphis Open. Li 1 ake iJub can DC SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Salt Lake Golden Eagles of he W1IL are up for sale and the status of coach general manager Al Rollins depends Jpon who buys the team. Rollins says he wants to slay, and Western Hockey League officials say they want to keep he leacn in Salt Lake. Nila Meyer, widow of the late Dan Meyer, plans lo sell the club, Eagles officials said A'cdncsday. Meyer died Uvo months ago In a 19 storey fall from a Dloominglon, Minn. Hotel window ledge. The Utah Stars of the Amer- ican Basketball Association and the Buffalo Sabres and California Seals of the Nation- al Hockey League have ex- pressed an interest in buying the team. "f am on a luo year cor- trac! and would like lo finish the job started tills said Ilollins, former National Hockey League goalie. "1 prefer lo have a National Hockey LcaniK working agree- ment with either Buffalo whom we worked with this season, or lie said. "If a new person or proup enters the picture and wishes lo Initiate an N'HL working agreement with someone else, it would affect my decision whether or not lo remain. "1 Ihink (lie purchase Mill likely take place within the next "Meanwhile, we are continu- ing to prepare for next season. "The league is strongly con- sidering expansion for next season. Albuquerque has sec- ured a working agreement with the Los Angeles Kings of the NHL." "If Albuquerque people pay Iheir financial guarantee to the league office, (ho WIIL may well be a seven team operation next ha said. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCOR Boilcn Toronto Boslo SERIES A i VI L F A PI L P ft PI k..... 4 1 17 H a t I, 14 19 4 fcur lo IA-O. 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