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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 18, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12-THE LETHBHIDOE HERALD Thursday, April 18, 1974 aro lATA for ill AlrllnM. and toura. Book through us now at no extra charge ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONt Bomb threat forces Blues to withdraw from series TORONTO (CP) A bomb threat, resignations and fear of bodily harm have forced the withdrawal of Bramalea Blues from the Ontario Hockey Association Ju- nior B final series against Hamilton Red Wings Gerry Henderson, president of the Blues, said Wednesday "For the safety of my players and the value of their lives, I don't think it is worth continuing the series any further A receptionist at the Brampton Times said a caller to the newspaper Wednesday said "The Blues had better not come to Hamilton or there will be a bomb on the bus TURNS INTO BRAWL The Blues and the Red Wings played a violence-filled game Tuesday night in Toronto, with Bramalea winning 3-2 A total of 190 minutes in penalties was assessed, two players suffered eye injuries, a brawl in the second period took 25 minutes to bring under control, and police had to be called to break up fighting in the stands and corridors of North York Centennial Arena Dave Branch, administration assistant for the OH A, said Bramalea told the OHA it will not play any more games in the series Although it has not been officially sanctioned Owen Sound Greys, who were beaten out by Bramalea in the semifinals, will play Hamilton for the he said I was prepared to go to Hamilton Wednesday night for the game on the basis that we would have adequate police protection, but my coach and manager have said Henderson "I've got three players injured and my trainer, Norm Calder, is in hospital with an ear injury He has a loss of balance and hearing gone on one side Henderson said Calder was injured while attempting to protect a Bramalea player in a fight in a hallway SAYS HE'S SUSPENDED "I'm suspended now by the OHA I don't know whether myself or people involved with my team will be allowed to participate in OHA hockey again "There is no way I'm going to play hockey against Pier 9 brawlers Their coach is just a pure animal Any coach that would say 'get over the boards and kill those bastards' is sick I'm absolutely appalled that I'm getting no support from the OHA They won't back us or check any further into the story The Bramalea team said one of its players was bitten during the game, another attacked uy a Hamilton fan and a third beaten by two Hamilton players Coach Rick Hay resigned because he said he wouldn't take the responsibility of going to Hamilton for a second game because he was afraid of severe injuries Henderson said "We were assured by the OHA that we would receive adequate protection for our players But my coach and manager felt they didn't want to accept the responsibility of seeing our players maimed To manage Lakers Sullivan returning The New York Mets couldn t find a place for Paul Sullivan in their 1974 baseball plans TERRY ALLEN Casey Vandenbnnk President and General Manager of Foreign Car (Lethbndge) Ltd Is pleased to announce the ap- pointment of Mr Terry Allen as Service Manager with our firm Terry is a qualified auto- motive technician and has sev- eral years experience in the automotive field He is well known in our area for his excellent work which includes a'l types of performance cars Terry will be more than happy to serve all of his friends and customers Sullivan could have played double A somewhere in the United States However, Sullivan regrouped his thoughts and the executive of the Lethbndge Lakers> couldn't be happier Sullivan anchored the Lakers' pitching staff last year in the club's first season in the Alberta Major Baseball League The locals won the pennant and went on to the Canadian baseball championships Sullivan was ruled ineligible to play last year in the Dominion final because he had just come from professional baseball This time, things are different The talented right-hander from Toronto will be the playing manager of the Lakers As club president Reno Lizzi put it "it'll be just great having Sully back with the club Workouts for the Lakers, open to anyone interested in playing baseball this summer, will commence Friday evening at seven o'clock at the YMCA and Civic Centre ARE YOU THIS MAN OR WOMAN? CAREER SALES OPPORTUNITY: Would you like to earn to a year (and more) as a sales- person? Are you frustrated and at a dead end with your present employment1? BUILD YOUR FUTURE in the area where you now live No overnight travel required We offer a comprehen- sive training programme You will receive excellent fringe benefits There is an excellent opportunity for rapid advancement We are one of Canada's Major Financial Service Or- ganizations with sensational new products, sales tech- niques, training methods and management opportun- ities OUR PROGRESS IS UNPRECEDENTED. QUALIFICATIONS 1 Have sound judgment 2 Be unprejudiced 3 Have the ability to make a decision 4 Desire to attain wealth 5 Understand that we may become wealthy while be- ing honest 6 Be fair with others as well as oneself 7 Be prepared to follow our proven sales system ex- actly 6 Sales experience preferred but not essential 9 Be in a position to spend 2 days (or weekend) to gather the necessary information on our business TAKE FIVE MINUTES to investigate this CHALLENG- ING, SATISFYING and REWARDING CAREER Call Mr Lange 252-3007, between 10am and 2pm daily and 9am to 12 p m Saturdays Minimum age 21 PAUL SULLIVAN Brian Hogan will handle the workouts until Sullivan arrives in the city Lizzi assured a press gathering Wednesday that the Lakers will have another tremendous ball club With the nucleus of returnees from last year as well as some new faces, the Lakers figure to be stronger possibly, than last season It is quite possible that the Lakeis will field a team that consists of six all- Canadian players from last year's national team Meanwhile, the locals have had some trouble with league officials Les Orhn indicated his desire to play with the Lakers He played last year with the Edmonton Tigers but is looking at his future, not just in baseball Thus the move to Lethbndge Lakers have been told Orhn will be suspended and the team fined for tampering if they pursue the matter Lizzi, however, says the club has not had its day in court and will make no decisions until they have had their say And for those of you who are wondering, the new grandstand at Henderson Park could be finished by July 15th Construction begins Monday Season tickets for Lakers' games, 16 home encounters in all, have been set at Herald Sports Expos' Steve Rogers was safe, then out, on this play Brewers got rid of Perry, Cubs win in 19-8 marathon ASSOCIATED PRESS After 15 innings of Gay lord Perry, Milwaukee Brewers were happy to see someone else They saw Ken Sanders, but not for long With Cleveland's ace out of the game at last, Bob Coluccio immediately seized advantage of the situation and hit a home run that earned the Brewers to a 16-mning, 5-4 victory in American League baseball action Wednesday night "Perry had a good fastball and slider and an awful lot of said Coluccio "That was the best I've seen him When a guy 35 years old throws that kind of stuff for 15 innings, that's super "No spitters, at least not to me, and I don't think he threw any to anyone else He threw me a couple of pitches that jumped three or four inches He probably could have gone five more innings, the way he was pitching Although pitching almost twe complete games, Perry didn't want out "I wanted to stay said the Indians' star "I could have gone more But you can work a lot of innings early in the year, maybe something can happen to you physically Elsewhere in the American League Boston Red Sox nipped New York Yankees 4-3, Baltimore Orioles beat Detroit Tigers 6-1, Texas Rangers defeated Kansas City Royals 4-2, Chicago White Sox turned back the Oakland As 5- 3 and California Angels trimmed Minnesota Twins 5 3 Coluccio not only delivered the game-winning hit on a 3-1 pitch leading off the 16th inning, he also broke up Perry's no-hit bid earlier OFFICE FURNITURE OFFICE MACHINES OFFICE SUPPLIES OFFICE MACHINE REPAIRS (Ifiinooh Houston Roberts 1 2 WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Pitts 310 000 5 16 2 Chicago 523 502 01 13 4 Reuss (01) Morlan (3) Blass (4) and Sanguillen Hooton (1 0) and Mitterwald Garrett (9) HRs Pitt Stargell (2) Zisk (2) Hebner (4) Chi Mitterwald (3) (3) Monday (1) Morales 12) Madlock (1) Los Ang 002 000 17 0 Cmcin 000 100 1 4 1 Rau (1-0) Marshall (8) and Ferguson Nelson (0 2) Carroll (8) McQueen (8) Osborn 9 and Bench HRs Cm Foster (1) LA Garvey (2) (4) Wynn (6) San Fran 101 000 000-2 7 1 Houston 100 011 4 0 DAcquisto (2-1) Williams (6) Sosa (7) Moftitt (9) and Rudolph Osteen (2 1) Forsch {8) and Edwards HR Hou Cedeno (2) San Diego 004 011 11 2 Atlanta 000 100 10 2 McAndrew (1-2) and Kendall Morton (1-2) House (8) and Oats HR (1) St Louis 100 211 582 Phil 034 101 15 0 Siebert (1-1) Garman (4) Folkers (8) and Simmons Farmer Culver {1 0) (5) Hrabosky (6) Lmzy (9) ann Boore New York 000 003 6 1 Montreal 020 001 10 1 Stone (0-1) McGraw (8) and Grote Rogers (2 0) and Foote HRs NY (2) (2) Mtl Bailey (2) Fooie (1) HOCKEY SCORES American Hershey 4 Baltimore 2 Hershey leads best of seven Southern Division final 2 0 Providence 8 Nova Scotia 0 Providence wins North Division final 4-2 Central Dallas 4 Oklahoma City 1 Dallas leads best-of-seven final 2-1 Centennial Cup Wexford 7 Thunder Bay 5 Eastern Canada best-of seven semi final tied 3 3 BASKETBALL SCORES ABA New York 89 Kentucky 87 New York leads Eastern Division best of seven semi-final 3-0 Utah 99 Indiana 90 Utah leads Western Division best ot-seven final 3-0 SOCCER SCORES ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I Norwich 1 Newcastle 1 Division II West Brom 1 MHlwall 1 Division III Chesterfield 1 Walsall 0 Division IV Mansfield 2 Workington 0 SCOTTISH LEAGUE Division I Aberdeen 1 Rangers 1 Clyde 0 Dundee 2 Dundee U 3 Arbroath 1 Dunfermlme 2 Hearts 3 East Fife 1 Celtic 6 Hibernian 3 Dumbarton 0 Motherwell 2 Falkirk 1 Division II Albion Rovers 1 Montrose 4 Berwick 3 St Mirren 2 Clydebank 0 Queen of S 1 TODAY'S GAMES Boston Wise 1 0 at New York Medich 1-1 Minnesota Blyleven 2 0 at California Tanana 2 0 Baltimore McNally 1 1 at Detroit Lolich 0 3 WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Boston 000 000 8 3 New York 020 000 5 2 Lee (2 1) and Montgomery Dobson (1 2) Lyle (B) and Munnson HR Bos Yastrzemski (4) Kansas City 000 002 4 1 Texas 010 000 4 10 0 Briles Garber (0-2) (7) McDaniel (8) and Healy Bibby (3 1) and Sundberg Billings (9) Cleveland 000 002 200 000 000 0-4 10 1 Mil 000 000 022 000 000 9 G Perry Sanders (0 1) (16) and Duncan Slaton J Bell (6) Murphy (1 0) (15) and Porter HRs Durcan (5) Garcia (3) Coluccio (1) Ball 500 010 000-6 10 2 Detroit 000 001 5 0 Palmer (2-0) and Etchenbar'en Fryman (0-2) Slayback (1) and Freehan HR Fuller (1) Minnesota 000 210 11 1 California 010 101 5 9 0 Woodson (0 1) Burgmeier (7) and Bormann Stoneman Sells (5) (1-0) and Rodriguez HRs Cal Oliver (2) (2) Chicago 020 000 7 1 Oakland 100 020 8 2 Bahnsen (1 2) and Downing Blue (0 2) Knowles (8) Hooten (9) and Fosse HR Chi Downing (1) SHUFFLEBOARD STANDINGS W L Mensch-Piett ANAF Aces 76 20 Godsalve-Gregg Miners Best 76 20 Saler Makarenko Miners Best 75 21 B Marshall-White Labor jets 71 25 A Marshall-C Sudiekal Labor Jets 69 27 Arnold Howe Labor Jets 61 35 Korth-McKenzie ANAF Aces 58 38 Wince Buttazzoni Miners Lamps 57 39 Coutts Kerkhoff ANAF Aces 54 42 Young-Dorogdi Elks 50 46 R Schow-Gouthreau Elks 49 47 L Schow-Romczuk Elks 47 49 M Vucurevich Kovaluk Miners Best 45 51 B Vucurevich Pahara Miners Best 45 51 Sanford-O Sullivan Miners Lamps 45 51 Ruff Ramage Miners Lamps 45 51 Cassell-J Sudiekat Labor Jets42 54 Asplund Howe Elks 42 54 Eickhoft J VanderhulSt ANAF Kings 41 55 Larsen-Kristjansen ANAF Kings 39 57 Hovey-Gangur Miners Lamps 36 60 Trebble-Meyers Labor First 35 61 Vanrobaeys-Takacs Labor First 34 62 Wilson-Krackowski ANAF Aces33 63 Conmx Olsen Labor First 31 65 Mensch and Plett won playoff over Godsalve and Gregg 3 to 2 W L T PU Labor Jets 193 2 40 Miners Best 18 4 2 38 ANAF Aces 13 6 5 31 Elks Super Sams 11 10 3 25 Miners Lamps 10 13 1 21 ANAF Kings 3 19 28 Labor First 2 21 15 4 PLY POLY-JET TIRES THIS WEEK ONLY 1995 SALE ENDS SATURDAY Slzt B78-13 Whltewill ELRICH TIRES LTD. 402 1st Ave. S. Phone 327-6886 or 327-4445 ;