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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 18, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta urn IlillMliMwM HEAD OVER HEELS - New York Mets shortstop Bud Racing in on the play is New York left fielder Cleon Jones. Harrelson sprawls on the ground after tumbling while Mets defeated the Phillies 6-0 Friday, trying to stop a drive by Philadelphia Phillies Harry Stone. Reds Earn Fourth Straight Win Giants Are Losing Space Race By DICK COUCH Associated Press Sports Writer WMe McCovey is in nightly orbit and Ken Henderson is out of sight, but San Francisco is still losing baseball's space race to the roaring Cincinnati Reds. McCovey stemmed his fourth home run in as many games Friday night and Henderson cracked two hits for a .478 batting average-tops in the majors-but Cincinnati rode five homers, the last two by Hal McRae and Tony Perez in the ninth Inning, to an 8-5 victory over the Giants. The Giants took a 5-4 lead in the top of the ninth when McCovey connected against reliever Wayne Granger. But McRae, pinch hitting to open the bottom of the ninth, tied the game with his first major league homer and Perez' fifth homer of the young season, a three-run wallop off Frank Team Meeting Planned Monday The Lethbridge Hotel, members of the Commercial Men's Fastball League, wil be holding am important meeting this Monday. Players from last year's team and any interested players are asked to attend the meeting which will be held in the Lethbridge Hotel beginning at eight o'clock. Linzy, gave the Reds their fourth straight victory. HOUSTON BEATS PADRES In other National League games, Houston downed San Diego 4-1; the New York Mets battered Philadelphia 6-0; the Chicago Cubs edged Montreal 8-7 and St. Louis beat Pittsburgh 5-2. Los Angeles' game at Atlanta was postponed because of wet grounds. Successive homers by Johnny Bench and Lee May gave Cincinnati a 2-1 advantage in the third inning, but Henderson's run-scoring single helped the Giants score three times in the fifth for a 4-2 lead. Pete Rose's two-run homer ANDY CAPP �B�NTOHBO1\*70HBCW7O� I IT* OUR e BIRTH- ? DAY! CELEBRATING IN 'SEVENTY � seepage 7 t BO>N>70aSO>N>70nBO>N>70 3 I Bowling Scores CAPRI BOWL NU MODS HOMES Myrna Olshaskl J45; Frances Cos-tanzo 246 (711); Sylvia Andres 262! Betty Dawson 261 (679); Flo Thomas 250; Margaret Wells 274; Carol Webb 270; Gwen Edwards 248 (710); Chris Schultz 253; Linda Aspeslet 241. LIKE NEW AGAIN! Is your car # USING OIL  LOSING POWER REJUVENATE FOR SPRING! Let us Install a re-manufactured engine new and be assured of many trouble-free miles ahead. PUT A NEW HEART IN YOUR CAR FOR AS LITTLE AS PER MONTH SIX CYLINDER OR V8 GM MOTORS FULLY GUARANTEEED BENY CHEVROLET 0LDSM0BILE PARTS AND SERVICE DEPTS. 2nd Ave and 8th Street S. Phone 327-3147 SUNDQU1ST Peggy Guzzl 261; Bev Spence 276 (711); Rose Hamilton 241; Mert dually 244; Betty Dlonne 243; Linda Hovey 248; Colleen Manak 259; Jean Passey 243; Betty Hamilton 239; Vera Nlcholls 247. SENIOR CITIZENS Henry Bechthold 312 (872); Matt Bernhart 302; Frank Bernhart 273; Felix Hofforth 270; Emll Collin 248; Roy Lavalley 233; Spot Miller 229; Evan Evans 222; Jack Nunweller 220; Arle Koole 219. HENRY HOMES Gloria Pearson 224; Jean Passey 292 (707); Elaine Brown 248; Olga Kuhn 270; Mary Morcom 283; Betty Paterson 256 ( 686); Ed Henderson 268; Art Johnson 232; Henry Brown 261; Allan Brown 233; Bruce Canfleld 299; Len Kuhn 236. COM Geo Szllagy] 329 (828); Ivan Wills 269; John Folk 269; Otto Fast 264; Ted Teller 260; Conrad Arnold 265; Sam Glrardl 245; Jim Takeo 227; Les Nagy 251; Barb Sturrock 245; Cheryl Donaldson 194; Anna Nagy 188. JCCA Jim Adachl 275; Francis Hlga 301 (8)3); Tom Tomlyama 291; Tom Urano 296; Tak Katakaml 298 (772); Mun Takeda 275; S. Tanaka 278; Dot Miyashlro 235; Suml Medoruma 306 (753); Sandy Shlgehlro 264; Nancy Katakaml 2^8; Pat Tobo 231) Carol Fu|lta 285. pulled the Reds even in the seventh, setting the stage for Mc-Covey's go-ahead blast and Cincinnati's decisive pair. The Reds have hit 18 homers in winning 10 of 13 games. WVNN GETS 4th Jim Wynn socked his fourth home run and fireballer Larry Dierker, 3-0, survived 11 San Diego hits as the Astros downed the Padres at Houston. The Mets' Tom Seaver scattered eight hits in blanking the Phillies for his second victory this spring. Bud Harrelson paced the attack with a run-scoring triple and his second major league homer. Montreal pitcher Carroll Sem-bera walked Ron Santo with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, forcing in the Cubs' winning run. The Expos had tied the game 7-7 in the top of the ninth on Rusty Staub's two-run homer and an RBI single by Bobby Wine. The Cardinals snapped Pittsburgh's winning string at four games as Richie Allen unloaded his fourth homer and Joe Torre poked a two-run single. Funeral Held Today OAKLAND (AP) - A funeral service for Roger Hagberg, 31, Oakland Raiders' tight end killed in an automobile accident Wednesday night, wil be held today in Oakland. The football player was killed Wednesday night when he was thrown from his ear amd hit by aimother auto travelling in the opposite direction. Police are searching for the driver of the other car. Friends have been invited to make donations to the Roger Hagberg Memorial Scholarship Fund, now being established at the Union Bank in Oakland. The fund will be used to help athletes at the University of Minnesota, Hagberg's aims mater. Hagberg played for Winnipeg Blue Bombers before going to the Oakland American Football League club. Badminton Club Ends Its Year The 1969-70 Lethbridge Badminton Club season has come to an end. . Following what has been a most successful season president Marv Kirehner announced today the regular Sunday workout has been cancelled and as of today the season is ended. WRESTLING EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM MONDAY, APRIL 20 - 8.30 p.m. Abdullah to be thoroughly searched! ^ ABDULLAH THE BUTCHER vs JERRY CHRISTY COLEMAN vs B. CHRISTY - MARCONI vs LUECK Kroffat and Belafonte vs Cannon and Hayes Dave Ruhl vs Johnny Valentine Jr. -Saturday, April 18, 1970 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - H Johnson's Error Proves Costly Baltimore Falls To New York By TOM SALADINO Associated Press Sports Writer Dave Johnson, a bright young man and possessor of a Golden Glove, helped hand the New York Yankees a victory with a fielding lapse and the Baltimore Orioles second baseman didn't even touch the ball in question. And, that was Johnson's problem. * The boo-boo helped the Yankees snap a three-game losing skein as Danny Cater followed with a bases-clearing, two-out triple in the 11th inning, securing a 4-1 triumph for New York Friday night and sending the Orioles reeling to their third loss in a row after five straight victories. In the only other scheduled American League contests, Detroit Tigers nipped Boston Red Sox in 11 innings, 3-2, Oakland Athletics rapped Minnesota Twins 5-2, and Kansas City Royals trimmed California Angels 7-5. The Yanks and Orioles were locked in a 1-1 tie after 10 innings, Mel Stottlemyre limiting the Orioles to five hits in nine innings. Baltimore's Tom Phoebus allowed two hits in eight. RUDE RECEPTION Dick Hall, the 39-year-old right-handed reliever came on for the Birds in the 11th and was greeted by Horace Clarke's single. Two outs later, Clarke had moved to second on a ground out. Roy White was intentionally walked. Pinch swinger* Pete Ward bounced to shortstop Mark Belanger, who had no where to throw as Johnson, the AL's top fielding second baseman in 1969 and Golden Glove winner, failed to cover second. The official scorer charged Johnson with an error, setting up the winning rally. Cater promptly belted a drive into the right field corner, clearing the bases. Lindy McDaniel, with two scoreless innings of relief, grabbed the victory for the Yanks, dropping the Orioles to second in the East. Jim Northrup boomed an 11th inning double, scoring Al Kaline from first as the Tigers streaked into first place over Baltimore, gaining .their fourth straight triumph. The win snapped a three-game winning skein by the Red Sox, who got both their runs on Umpires Are Needed Three little leagues and two minor leagues are urgently in need of umpires for the coming baseball season. The Nurcrest, Lakeside and Senior Little Leagues and the Norcrest and Lakeside Minor Leagues are asking for anyone who would like to volumt e e r their help. An umpire training school will be held May 9 and 10th for anyone wishing to learn the art of umpiring. The school wffll be held at the Civic Centre. Four coaches are also needed for a new four-team league for boys 16, 17 and 18. � The league will be playing their games at Henderson Park every Monday and Thursday. Anyone interested is asked to call Sam Serbu at 327-6624 after 5:30 p.m. Roughies Sign Pair REGINA (CP) - Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Western Football Conference today announced the signing of Dave Denny, 22, of Missouri Southern Junior College. Denny, a six - foot, three-inch, 230 - pound tight end caught 25 passes for two touchdowns last year with Missouri. He will play on a try-out contract. The Rough riders also announced the signing of veteran Henry Dorsch, 29, who has been a stalwart in the team's secondary defensive unit. Dorsch, five - foot, 11 inches and 195 pounds, has played mostly defensive corner back but has shown well on offense when spelling off George Reed at fullback. Dallas Drill Set For Tuesday Lethbridge Dallas Hotel Cowboys will hold their first workout of the season this coming Tuesday. Cowboys, who last year finished in second place in the Calgary Major Men's Fastb all League, will practice at 6:30 at St. Paul's School, weather permitting. Any players interested in trying out for positions on the club are asked to turn out for the practice. Reggie Smith's two-run homer in the opening inning. Home runs by Bob Johnson and Dave Duncan backed Jim (Catfish) Hunter's five-bit pitching as the A's overcame a 2-0 Minnesota lead with three runs in the fourth. Tony Oliva slammed a two-run homer for the Twins in the opening inning. Hunter allowed only three hits after the first inning and struck out nine. Amos Otis' sacrifice fly in the seventh inning put the Royals ahead to stay at 6-5 as righthander Dave Morehead, with relief help from Jim Rooker, scored his first career triumph over the Angels after 10 losses. Jay Johnstone slammed a three-run homef and sacrifice fly for the Angels. Wings Two Games Back Balina Sinks Weyburn THUNDER BAY, Ont. (CP) - The goaltending of Thunder Bay Hurricanes' Ed Balina was Weyburn Red Wings downfall Friday as the Hurricanes hammered the Saskatchewan club 5-2 in western Memorial Cup junior hockey final action. Weyburn battered the goal-tender Hurricanes picked up from Thunder Bay Canadians, with 19 shots in the third period, but could not score as Thunder Bay advanced to a 2-0 lead in the bast-of-seven series. Thunder Bay outshot Weyburn 36-34 before 4,105 fans. Vic Venasky led the Hurricanes with three goals, one in each period. Line-mate Rick Bragnalo and John Raynak added single goals. Weyburn goals were scored by Rod Norrish and Bob Miller. With the series moving to Weyburn for games Thursday, Friday, Sunday, Monday and Wednesday as necessary, both coaches are counting on better hockey. Coach Bennie Woit of Thunder Bay said the larger ice surface at Weyburn will be to his team's advantage. "We're a skating club and it should help us," he said. Country Qub Memberships Going Fast Time is fast running out for anyone interested in joining the Lethbridge Country Club Golf Course for the 1970 season. According to club president Ron Peake memberships are going at a steady pace and he warns any of last year's members who have not as yet purchased their new membership to do so in the very near future. Plans are in the making at the Coulee Course to make 1970 the biggest and best year yet in the history of the nine-hole layout. The social season opens with a dance and dinner, Saturday, April 25th. Regals Grab First Game POWELL RIVER, B.C. (CP) -Powell River Regals, sparked by the three - goal performance of captain Rob Carmen, defeated Val D'Or, Que., Olympics 6-4 Friday night in the opening game of the Canadian intermediate 'A' hockey final. Second game of the best-of-five series will be here tonight, with the third Sunday. Des Lever, Dave Parenteau, a former minor league pro, and Ray Schultz scored the other Powell River goals. Val D'Or got goals from Luc Sigouin, Yves Caouette, Jeannot Marenjer and Dune MacDon-ald. Referee Carl Johansen of Kimberley, B.C., handed out 14 penalties, nine to the Regals, Woit praised the play of three players he picked up from the Thunder Bay league-Venasky, Bragnalo and Balina. Weyburn coach Stan Dunn said "the Hurricanes were hustling Friday and took advantage of our errors." "We're still only playing at 75 per cent of our ability," he added, "and we're going to need the other 25 per cent if we hope to beat the Hurricanes. "But we should be better In our home rink and before our home fans." Has Two-Shot Lead Archer In Front NEW ORLEANS (AP) -George Archer shot a 67 Friday for a 36-hole total of 133 to take the second-round lead in the $125,000 Greater New Orleans open golf tournament. He took command early on the par-72, 7,080-yard course with six birdies on the front nine where he needed only 12 putts and moved into a two-stroke lead. Behind him was 44-year-old Howie Johnson who had the day's best round with a 66. It was a day of mixed performances for some of golf's top shooters. Lee Trevino got back into the act with a 69 for a 141 while Gary Player of South Africa had all sorts of putting woes, including a four-putt 12th hole, and stumbled to a 140 with a 74. Masters champion Billy Casper and Orville Moody joined by six others at 138. Both Canadians in the tournament made the cutoff point of 144. Wayne Vollmer of Vancouver shot a 70 for a 141 total and Wilf Homenuik of Winnipeg barely made it with 144, shooting a 71 after a one-over-par 73 Thursday. ' Archer is no stranger to sue- Orillia Takes Lead ORILLIA, Ont. (CP) - Orillia Terriers took a 3-2 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Canada Allan Cup finals Friday night with a 3-1 victory over Victoria-ville, Que., Tigers. Orillia led 1-0 at the end of the first on a goal by Doug Kelcher. Jock Michel tied the game ait 1-1 after two periods, and third-period goals by Peter Speyers and Gary Milroy gave Orillia the win. Referee Bill Brethour handed out a total of 126 minutes in penalties plus three game misconducts to each team. During the second period a brawl emptied both teams' benches and three players from each team were ejected from the game. The brawl was Initiated by a fight between OriHia's Carl Hy-mers and Vietoriavilles' Roger Cote. Ejected from the Orillia team were Claire Alexander, George Westfall and Dave Ni-colishen while John Mentis, Andre Aubrey and Claude Lem-ieux were the Victoriaville players sent off the ice. The sixth game of the series will be played in Victoriaville Sunday, and also the seventh, if necessary. PROMPT SERVICE Extra outlets. Range or dryer installation, etc. RJ. ATWOOD ELECTRICIAN 1903 6th Ave. S. Phone 327-2954 N0RBRIDGE MARINE SERVICENTRE 1252 3rd Avenue North Lehbridge, Alberta Phone 327-6960 Now is the time to bring in your lawnmowers, boats and outboards for spring tune up or repairs. JOHN BACEDA YOUR SERVICENTRE FORi . Outboard. Motors. .  .Boat and Trailer Repairs. . Air. Cooled. Engines  .Snowmobiles. . All work backed by years of experience - Free pickup and delivery.service.. . cess over the Lakewood Country Club course. He won here in 1968 and set a tournament record of 271 doing it. The winner in this competition automatically qualifies for the Tournament of Champions at San Diego and a guarantee of $2,500 for just playing. Dean Refram, who tied for the first-round runner-up spot with a 66, fell to a 74 Friday while Moody struggled to a 72, six off his opening-round showing. SPORTS FANS! by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. Did you know that the 1943-44 Montreal Canadiens own the distinction of finishing first with the widest margin over a second place team in National Hockey League history? . . . The Canadiens that season finished 25 points ahead of second place Detroit. Here's a baseball record that just doesn't seem possible, but it's trrue . . . The entire Chicago White Sox team of 1908 hit only three home runs ALL SEASONI . . . Just think, there have been times in baseball history when one player hit three home runs In one game-but imagine, here's a whole team that totalled only three homers al) year! . . . It's hard to believe, but It happened. How good do you have to be to play golf for a living? . . . Golfer Lloyd Mangrum once said that anyone who is thinking of turning pro, and expects to make a living out of playing golf, should be able to shoot 68 or better every time on his home course and be able to beat everyone in his immediate area . . . Otherwise, forget it . . . That indicates how really good the golfers on the pro tour are. ( bet you didn't know Kirk's Is now offering Uniroyal's New 78 series-wide belted Tiger Paws at a special low introductory Price. They're brand new in every respect and tiger tough to give you up to 50% more mileage and 100% road hazard resistance . . . See them before you buy and be safel See KIRK'S ... for The Best Deal For Every Wheel! KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. Your UNIROYAl Dealer 3 LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU lUNIROYALI 1621 3rd Ave. S. PHONE 327-5985 KIRK'S - FERNIE, B.C. Phone 423-7746 KIRK'S TIRE (TABER) LTD. 6201 50th Avenue ^ Phone 223-3441 j ;