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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, APRIL lo, 1946 HERALD SPORTS] PAGE VICTORIA WINS 59-47, ADVANCES IN HOOP PLAYOFFS In This Corner... By HARRY PAINTING (Sports Editor) Winnipegs Upset St. Mike's 3-2 See Junior Clash Room and Board WINNIPEG'S speedy tin en. a surprise inw> staid old Toronto Saturday night iriien they uhipoed St. Michael's 3 to 2 in the firs; game of the Memorial Cua finals. The east had heavily St. to vrin the ooener and to taie ihe series. but Saturday Bight's game has completely changed the picture. Monarchs took a 3-1 lead In the second period, and in the final 20 minutes, St. Michael's threw their vaunted power into the attack but in spite of steady pressure, they could do no bet- ter than score one goal against the 'Pesgers, and that one goal couldn't win the game. Winnipeg came up with a s'iff defence and their over-all speed and shifty plays gave the Toronto crowd an sjefui. The game appar- ently pleased the 13.000-off fans ttho saw it and Ma ole Leaf Gar- dens should be sold out for the balance of ihe series. At least three of the city's fast- ball clubs were out practicing Sun- day. Safewavs girls looked smart IE a drill at the barracks grounds, and later in the day. Ned- die Segal's MeArthur's ladies' squad kicked a few kinks out of their svs- tems. At St. Basil's school. Bill Kucheran sent the Dodgers, last year's junior tithsis, through a snappy worjcout. The British open golf champion, Richard Bunoa, has been invited to meet; Byron Kelson, American champion, in a special match June 2 in Xew York and to compete in the Goodall round-robin tournament May 30 to -June 2. Burton has been promised all his expenses and a sta- iong enough in the United States to take part in the US. Open. Here's hockey yarn: Nine years ego Charlie McManus TTHS aDpomt- ed hockey coach at the "Nauck. Mass., high school. Charlie had never seen 'a hockey match, let alone play in one, buc rather than admit his Ignorance and lose the job, he bought a hockey book and diligently studied the game, It urasnt until his team was ready to play thac someone sapped Mc- Manus off. that he was using an out-dated book and that; modem hockey is played six men, not the seven Charlie basing his on. ilcilanus stuck to the job, however, and this year retired. Clande Passeau is 37 but the vet- eran Chicago Cub pitcher serv- ed up a one-hit shutout against De- troit !n last year's >rorld series has no thought of retiring. He figures he's good for anotner fire years in the big time. He bought a farm ten rears ago in Mississippi and plan- ned to renre in 1341. Now 1946 rolls around and Claude says he feels better than lie did when, he bought the farm. TOROXTO. April (C-P.) Thin-haired Walter Monson. a fellow not then to jab, pre- dicted today that with a fint- It's afcout time to be kick- Ing the old apple around. Remember When- fBy The Canadian Press) Barney Ross, holder of the irorld's lightweight boxing title. abdicated 11 years ago today because he could not make the 135-pound weight limit of the lightweight ciass. Later the same year he won the welter- weight crown -and held it for taree years until he lost to Henry Armstrong. SCOTLAXD WIN'S KUGBr MATCH 27-0 EDINBURGH, April 15 (Reu- ters) Scotland defeated Ucgland 27-0 in International Rugb.r Union match played here Saturday. Winnipeg had a food chance taking the second same of the Memorial cop hoc- key finals tonight, and going on to win the best-of-scren series although the road would be bumpy. j Monson, of course, should feeli thai He coached the western Canada champions to a 3-2 upset victory over the S-5 favorites, Tor- onto Si. Michael's college, before some fans of cavmed loyalty at Maple Lea' Gardens Saturday night, Anti Walter, a former ama- teur hockey star of note, was more I nervous than anyone. COLLEGIANS FAVORITES "I was nervous before, after and during the game because this Michael's is a great club and liable to break out at any Mon- soa said. "But my kics appeared to lose their nervousness afrer the first couple of roinuUs. With the first game under our belt and it's as. important one we stand a pretty good chance." Coach Joe Pruneau of the Saints, in his quiet way, also predicted vic- St. Michael's of course and, surprisingly perhaps, the Tor- onto collegians remained slight favorites to defend successfully the Canadian junior title they won las: season in smashing Moose Jay Canucks. "I honestly think: we can take said Gentleman Joe. form- er Toronto Maple Leaf "kid centre. "Bsii the series may go the limit." Perhans Joe has something up his but in the opener Mon- archs held most of the cards. Thev showed a slight edge right down the line, were the biggest junior team to show here this season and their backchecking and speed were euperb. They won because they stopped most "of the Toronto plajs almost before they started, knew one another's moves, and because their polish around the nets shone line a goal-judge's light. Swept off their feet by a deter- mined Toronto drive in the first minute or so. Monarchs rallied for a 2-0 lead in the first period, lee 2-1 at the end of the second. They took a 3-1 lead early in the third and limited the Saints to one more goal after that. TAYLOR SCORES Centre Harry Taylor shot the first taliy after nearly seven min- utes and assisted on the second goal by a great left winger, Don McRse, eight minutes later. George Robert- son, a fierce bacfccnecker, scored the other on a rush with McRae and Taylor, both destined for Tor- onto Manle Leaf delivery nest sea- son- Eddie Sandford tioped a rebound over the sprawling frame of big Jack Gibson in the western nets for the first Toronto goal after 16-year-old Fleming Mackell cai> ried the pack the length of the ice. Checked to a standstill through- out most of the bruising but clean match, Tod Sloan, Ontario Hockey Association scoring king, shos the other St. Michael's goal on a pass from Leo Costello. The game was the first time Mc- Eae and bespectacled Clint Al- bright, starting centre, had been on skates in more than a week. They arrived In Toronto last Tues- day. two days before the team, under an arrangement whereby they are writing university en- gineering examinations at Univer- sity of Toronto. Until arrange- ments were znace, it was feared tney would be forced to write the papers at Wiaxuaeg and would be unable to plav in the 28th annual renewal of the finals. Albright, although not figuring in the scoring, was a standout. He never stopped speeding, except when he took one of his numerous sprawls, and his playmaking and backcnecSing were outstanding. Pew. exceot ringside sitters, realiz- ed he wore tight-fitting, rimless glasses on the ice. Third game of the series will be at the Gardens Wednesday and the fourth Saturday. Mocarchs Gibson, Rockey, Albright. Buchanan. Beatty clall. Taylor. Robertson, Fashoway, McRae. Scott. St. Boehmer, McLean, Kelly. Harrison, Sloan, Ccstello. Mackell, Paul. Blute. Vfssslov. Posers. Sand'ord. Referees Harold. Fort Arthur. Ont; Stan Pratt. Ottawa. SUMMARY First period 1, Monarchs, Tavlor (May) 2. McHae (Taylor) Penalty. Peters. Second 3. St. Michael's. Sandford (Blute) Penalty. Bockey. Third period Moiiarchs. Rob- ertson iMcRae. Taylor) 5. St. Michael's. Sioan Harri- son) Penalty, May. _ _ KeNTHIS D'-SJAMT T CHAT'ACRE PUFFLE, CAME. FOR A 5VOKT ViSST. l_AYiW3 OUT THE FORA'S TO CONCRETE HSASSEUF W NCW WEEKS, AND ALREATJf FEELS AS MUCH AT HOWE THS UTTLE GADFLY IS EJGMT. BUT IV-ON'T HJM KNC3W RAISE FOR CRIPPLED CHILDKEN April children beaeSt- ted to the sum of Saturday night as the result of an exhibition hockey match between Montreal Ca- Eacuecs of the Xatlosal Hockey league and a group of called from amateur professional ranks. The Stanley Cup fva- oers defeated their less or- gacized opponents 11-3. Hank Rowe Leads Coast Champions Meet Saskatoon In Next Round Tonight's Games p-m. Bannerman vs. Vendors 2-3. Canada Paine vs. Eaton 4-5. Sick's Brewery vs. Post OSice 7-8. Peacock and Kitson vs. Gas Co. 9-10. pan. Ellison Mills vs. 77 Oil 2-3. Columbus Club TS. Advance 4-5. Consumers vs. Mike's 7-8. Purity vs Home Pitfield 9-10. Tuesday's Games p.m. Catelii's vs XVings 2-3. Quints vs. Radars 4-5. Robots vs. Stickers 7-8. Shamrocks vs. Cardinals 9-10. Lusterites vs. Comets 1-6. p.m. Superiors vs. Grenadiers 2-3. Spitfires vs. Dodgers 4-5. Greyhounds vs. Bombers 7-8. Commandos vs. Diamond S. S-IO. Hits Misses vs Canadians 1-6. pjn. Pins Ups vs. Kitson Kids 1-6. Safeways vs. "Regies 2-3. Telephone Girls vs. Jokers 4-3. Anameo vs. "Whosits 7-8. Zeros vs. Woolworths 9-10. Catellis Enter Senior Fastball A new entry in Lethbridge senior fastball ranks was announced Sat- urday, when Catellis, built around the old Hardieville team of last year, joined the Lethbndge Fastball Association. Mike Yanosik: was appointed man- ager and coach and the team will be eqaippsd with baseball uniforms. First practice of the squad be called shortly by Yanosik. ITanssrement of Catellis also an- nounced that the firm would do- nate z. new cup for senior fastball competition- The new cup is being made in Montreal and will be pre- sented to the association as soon as possible. Pick Tn Rod a1111 ncK taroinais 10 !Gun club to Meet Win In National NEW YORK, April (A.P-) Six American league managers think their clttbs have a chance to win the flag-, but National league pilots are in unanimous agreement that the star-studded St. Louis Cardinals is "the team to beat." their pre-openinp day comments for the Associated press revealed. Billy Southworth of Boston Braves, former Redbird skipper, flatly predicted the Cardinals the National league pennant. SiL Eddie Dyer says his team will a good chance "if TC are no more than five games from first place by July 4." Even Connie Mack, Philadelphia Athletics manager in the rival American league, yreat out of his "nray to pick the Cards to cop the bunting. In sharp contrast to their Na- tional league managerial brethren. six of the American league skippers. Steve O'Neill of Detroit, Joe Cron- in, Boston; "Dssie Blueee, Washing- ton, Joe McCarthy, New York, Lou Boudreau. Sewell. SD. Cleveland, and Louis, declared Luxe. they fully expect to see their teams m the thick of the pennant fight. None of the sextet ventured to name his team as the No. 1 outSt. but neither did they yield an inch to the other clubs. Perhaps the most enthusiastic statements were made by O'Neill of the champion Tigers and Sewell of the 1941 pen- nans worming Browns. "As defending champions ire cer- tainly must rate as the team to beat in the American league." said. "We have good pitching, good catching, a. strong outfield and the infield be okay. We expect the greatest competition from New York, Boston and Cleveland, Washington as the dark horse." Said Sewsll: "Oar club this year is 40 per cent better than our '44 champions and is the best team i have had since I took charge in 1941. I'm satisfied the Browns will be in the battle for the pennant." Stargo of secretary of the Alberta Fish and Game As- sociation, will attend the meet- ing of the MaErath Rod and Gun Club in the Assembly hall here on Wednesday evening at eisht o'clock. The meeting has been called to discuss stocking of new dams in the south dis- trict with fish, and it is hoped that attendance will be large. An official of Ducks TJulun- itel will also attend to discuss the proposals. Probable Opening Day Pitchers Dominoes today ti. roote to Saskatoon. of Alberta-British Coiombia area as result of a sUrrias 39 to 4? triumph anr Itarmond Jacks here Saturday night. Victoria won opener 53-33 and swept the sswies 112 ti 73. The Dominoes wii now piay Sas- a'con Toilers and tie Mickleson of ttie locals topped fee scorers wife 14 points apiece. Bo-re smarted oS Uke a ball of Sre, TFhip- eigiit poicis in dsntng the fist tea ainates. Saker 5tore Jed the Victorians tc a 33-13 edge as half time. ftrzgzt tsaek asd scored Vicsona. 23-22 in the half. Jacks by cliangfng their engage Wlsnipe? St. Andrew's In jjjj-g. playing more mat man to, type of basketball, forced their the western nsal due to star a3rapeg nexr Saturday. Hanx; Howe of me DomUioes ar.d j :s.e BASKETBALL RESULTS vs. Beazlev AMERICAX LEAGUE Clerebtnd at Chicago PeUer (5-3) vs Kignev __._ (15- Point series, Sask. Girls' Intermediate Finals Saskatoon Royals 23, Begiaa Gems 27. (Royals win two-game total-point series. Saskatchewan Men's Intermediate Saskatoon Barons 29, Moose Jaw K.O-R.C. 31. CMcose Jaw wins two-gasie, total- point series. Alberta. Men's Junior Finals Calgary Bombers 30, Sdmontoa Y.M.C.A. 44. CSdnionton wins two-game, total- point, series op- co their tries at on long shots. However, a zcaa USe Susber Jaci- sf-s. scores four out of Sve trees on this type of shot. Domutoes admit- ted thai Raymond Cmon Jacks are certainly a first class team and their sportsmanshio cannot be surpassed. The crowd of over eight hundred fans were satlsSed that the Dom- inoes are supeKor and Fred Tur- ner's caint felt that it was no dis- grace to be beaten by a team of wins best-of-tfcree series. 2-Q1. Saskatchewan Girls' Senior Finals Saskatoon Ramblers 49, Regina Vies 35. i (Ramblers win two-game tcial- Boston at Washington son (0-0) vs Wolf New York at Philadelphia- Chandler (2-1) vs. Christopher (13- Baseball Results PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Saturday Portland 0, San Francesco 4. 3, Hollywood 5. Los Angeles 5. San Diego 3. Oakland I, Sacramento 0. Sunday Los Angeles 2, 6; San Diego I. 2 Portland 1. 2: San Francisco 5, 5. Seattle 5. 2: HoUywood 1, 1. Oakland 4. 0; Sacramento 3, 4, PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (By The Associate? Press.) "Won Lost Pet. San Francisco 14 Los Angeles..... Oakland Hollywood..... Sacramento ___ Seattle San Diego..... Portland .824 .647 Amateur Athletic Association, for enjoyable visit. Lineups 14. A. Chapman 7, Baker 10. C. Chapman 2, Busher Jackson 12. Andrews 4, Wright 4, Straith 2, iTcKeachfe 4. Total 58. Hicken 4. Mickel- son 14. Turner 13. Solfsou 1. Mit- chell 3, Bourne 4. West 4, Salder- 4. Total 47. ASSU5IPTION WIXS EAST HOOP CKOWX Halifax. April "oa College of Windsor. Ont.. won the eastern Canada senior basket- ball title Satotiay night -srhen they coastea to an_easy 53-31 victory ever btadacona to capture the series In straight games. 7 10 11 Blades SPEED UP SHAVING gives you qufefor then, ordtncry razor blocUi. It's quality blade hi ttM tew fscid. yaw Truman To Open Season Tuesday WASHINGTON, April President Truman will usher in the I94S baseball season here tomorrow when he takes a southpaw stance in the presidential box between home plate and first base shortly before 1 pm. (M.S.T.) and throws out the first ball. By formally opening what sport writers predict wjll be a record- smashing season Mr. Truman will keep a tradition of every presi- dent attending opening day base- ball since shortly after the "turn of the century. After Mr. Truman's inaugural pitch, an overflow throng of about 30.000 will settle down to see if big league baseball is as good or better than before the war The Senators will send Roger Wolff, knuckleballer and 20-game winner last year, out after a victorv before the president. The Red Sox will counter with pre-war ace, Tex Hughson. Jim Jeffries 71 Today Calif. Anrl! It's a happy birthday No Jim Jeffries one of the great heavyweight boxing cham- pions of all time. Big Jim has just fought through one of his toughest a stroke that laid him low for five wee's But now. two months after the attack, Jsm is on his feet again still v.ith no knockouts on his record. "GeCss rm pretty Jun. lighting up a cigar agair-st doc- tor's orders. "Yeah. I'm still smoking." he nod- ded. "K you can't enjoy a cisrar once in a while, vou as srell be dead" The man who held the heaw- xrelght crown from 1S39 to 1905 will observe his birthdav quietly, remin- iscing with old fnenas in me rancr. i home he built 45 years asro Across j the street Is Jeffries' Barn. he has made an outstaiuiir.g hareii for amateur fighters. Hockey Results f3y The Canadian Press) American League Finals Buffalo 4. Cleveland 3. Cleveland 2, BuSalo 5. (Buffalo wins best-of-severs se- ries. Memorial Cap Finals Winnipeg Monarchs 3, Toronto St. Mikes 2. 'Winnipeg leads best-of-ieven se- ries, C.S. Hockev League Finals Tulsa 3, Kansas City 5. TuLsa 4, Kansas City 3. (3cst-of-seven (series, tied OPTICAL CONFDSION Both, the halibut's eyes are en its right side. JOHNNY GRECO TO -611 MEET BEAU JACK -567J MONTREAL. April .412 Audette, manager of Johnny Greco.) received word Saturday that the, 12 333 slugging Montreal welterweight has 12 .250 been matched for a return bout, with Beau Jack to Madison Garden Ifav 31. In their last bat- tie there, Greco and Jack battled i to a ID-round draw. BLONDIE ALWAYS THE GENTLEMAN! Registered UJ5. Patent OSice By Chic Young y GO K I a S GET My SUPPERS FCQ ME DONALD DUCK A CONVINCING STORY Registered CT.S. Patent Office By Walt Disney LPL ABNER TEA FOR TWO By AI Capp v-' K i ruSTMT MARftY jMiCHT fTSH f 78E.1N DsDNT 1 _________ SAV 0-TH' -A TVilRTV-1_ DOTT GTT :OT IGGCRA.VT NITWiTS S'UOKGS TMC-7 AH GOTTA. BRigCBRADFORD-Ancf the Quesn of Night By WILLIAM ROT an THIS IS BRICK BRADFORD, TALKING FROM DO HOT WORRY FOR SAFETY, AS LONG AS YOU OBEY GROG'S DEMANDS. HE 15 ACCORDING ME -WOtfoERFUL IT.1 ARE TIE WE MUST TO MY FRIENDS IN THE LOWER LEVEL! ;