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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, April 20, 1874 THb Lfcinpnitme art) IATA Agents for all Steamship Companies and Book through us now at no extra charge. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 321-3201 THIRD SECTION The Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, April 20, 1974 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD Laval 7th Street Shopping Mall Lethbftdoe, Phont (403) 328-7411 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES Pages 21-32 Pat Sullivan A bit of everything Think back I told you Rangers over the Montreal Candiens in six games And now the Broadway Blues of New York will do the same to Philadelphia Flyers in the one semi-final matchup For those of you who felt Chicago Black Hawks upset the Bruins of Boston Thursday, it should have come as no real surprise The Hawks, in six meetings with the Bruins this past, won two and tied the other four That would indicate they held somewhat of an edge Athletic and recreation awards totalling more than have been given to 115 athletes at Simon Fraser University for the spring semester and Fred Sommer of Lethbridge shared in them He picked up a B.C. Jockey Club award Two more names have been added to the list of instructors for the 1974 Winter Games City Hockey Schools Bill McDonnell and Jim Baird will be on hand for the schools McDonnell is a goaltender from Nelson, while Baird, one-time rookie of the year in the Western Hockey League, will work with the forwards. I didn't get the info from a little bird, but word has it that Alex Delvecchio will be named manager of the Detroit Red Wings and that former Lethbridge Native Son star, Billy Dea, will take over coaching duties with the Wings for the 1974-75 season Dea handled a Red Wing sponsored junior club this past season and apparently impressed the brass to the point that he's number one in line for the top job If Dea makes it, and all indications are that he will, he will be the fifth Lethbridgeite to make it in the coaching fraternity of the National Hockey League He will join Earl Ingarfield and Aut Erickson of the New York Islanders Inky handled the club the last half of the 1973-74 season and now is a scout Erickson was assistant coach 4 Doug Barkley was at the reins of the Wings at one lime while Vic Stasiuk has walked the floor behind the Philadelphia Flyers and Vancouver The women's professional golf tour offers a fresh new look at the game of golf. Let's face it would you rather shoot a 38-34-36 or look at it coming down the fairway in a short skirt? I would like to stand at the back of a green and hope to see the next threesome approaching wearing sweaters that are too tight Dennis Sobchuk, who is expected to lead the Regina Pats to at least the western junior hockey title and a berth in the Memorial Cup, at present is earning a month Come fall, his pay cheques will soar to a day, a month, a year A diamond in the rough, Sobchuk signed a 10-year, million contract with Cincinnati Stingers, a World Hockey Association team that doesn't even have an arena For the life of me I can't understand why Fred Shero wouldn't report his mugging, last Saturday in Atlanta, to the police Maybe he thought it was two of his players staying in shape for the Stanley Cup playoffs Gary Dornhoefer and Barry Ashbee of the Flyers are on the limp as they head into the series with the Rangers Dornhoefer has a cast on his left wrist while Ashbee, the kingpin of the Flyers' defence this season, has played most of the schedule with a chipped vertebra I'm sure you saw the ultimatem Alan Eagleson gave the Toronto Maple Leafs concerning Paul Henderson If Henderson leaves, in my books anyway, it will improve the Leafs He has played on his inflated ego since the Canada Russia hockey series Eagleson says he will get Henderson a contract with the Toronto Toros of the WHA .I'm not even sure if they deserve Henderson And you have to sympathize with Tom Burleson The standout North Carolina State hoop player can't skip any classes They don't need a roll call to know Burleson isn't in class He's 7'4" tall. LOOKING FOR A FUTURE? A career with Niagara Companies offers you: Rewarding Management opportunities with an ever expanding company. experience in mortgaging, leas- ing, financing, etc. An above average starting salary and an excellent future progress dependent solely on your ability and how you use it. Security with one of nation's largest all-Canadian financial institutions. Business experience preferred but not essential. Self motivation and ambition are the only pre- requisites to a successful career. Apply in writing or phone Personnel Department FINANCECOMPAHYUMflED Branch Manager; R. M. (Murray) Bond 816 4th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta _________________Phone 328-7714 Scores 81 in bull riding event in Cardston French sharp in Chinook Rodeo opener By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer Monty French, a young bull rider from Hillspring, ignored his bull's name, Wipe Out, and took the early lead in the bull riding at the Chinook circuit rodeo at' Cardston. French clung to the back of the high kicking Charolais bull and when the turbulent action was over he had 81 points for his trouble. Mike Gilliam of Browning was well back in second spot with a ride of 69 while Hillspring's Marlin Draper held down third with 68 points. Mason Cockx, Strathmore, raked out a 73 atop a Shade Bros, bronc called Fish Creek to take the first night lead in the bareback bronc riding. Cardston's Mac Reeder garnered 71 points, one more than Allen Jones of Lethbridge who held down third spot. The bareback broncs proved to be good buckers with No. 33 looking the best of all as he gave Bud Connelly of Browning a rough ride before tossing the veteran competitor. In the saddle bronc event Gary Sparshu saw his 79 aboard Sleepy Bill hold up for the early lead. Sparshu was the all around winner at the recent LCC rodeo in Lethbridge. Peter Whitlaw of Pekisko came up with 69 points on a re-ride bronc to grab second spot while Don Blake of Calgary was well back in third with a 65. Last vear's Chinook circuit steer wrestling champion. Tommy Ivins of Lethbridge, took up where, he left off last year as he grabbed the lead in his lavorite event with a run of 6.1 seconds. Carseland's Ronnie Ostrom was close behind in second with a clocking of 6 5. Third spot went to Dale Montgomery who took 9.3 seconds to drop his steer. Another past Chinook champion, Bill Reeder, also stayed on the winning track as his time of 11 seconds in the calf roping was the fastest of the night. Bill, who hails from Cardston, also had a good run in the doggin' but a 10 second penalty at the barrier put him out of the money. A run ot 13.3 seconds placed Ron Malcom of Innisfail in second spot while Earl Bougerolle of Pincher Creek took 13.7 seconds to wrap his calf. A mother and daughter team from Skiff grasped the senior and junior barrel racing lead. Mother, Sharon Krause, took 15.4 seconds on the clover leaf course and daughter Dianne lead the ju- niors with a run of 15.8 seconds. Linda Montgomery of Maple Creek was second in the senior division, two tenths of a second off the pace while Dorothy Neilson, Glenwood, and Carol Wilson. Cardston, were tied for second spot in the Junior class. Bruce Kostalansky of Lethbridge bested a big horned steer for a mark of 68 in the boys' steer riding BEHIND THE CHUTES a new slim, trim Vern Arnold, fresh off a hard winter in the Foremost area, was the announcer Lynn Jensen's mother Mildred passed on the word that Lynn is out of hospital and currently judging the rodeo in Red Deer Lynn was seriously injured in a bareback wreck at El Paso, Texas in January Veteran bareback rider Bud Connelly was winded as he took the rear route off his bareback bronc Shade Bros. Rodeo Co. supplied the slock timers were wives of veteran rodeo competitors, Jean Wilson and Edith Gladstone Devon Smith and Flint Simpson both got shaken up in the boys steer riding The team roping lead was taken by the Hillspring team of Bob Paulette and Lynn Wynder with a fast time of 10.3 seconds Rodeo action resumes tonight at the Tall Timber Stables at 8 sharp the arena was three quarters full for last night's show judges are Ted Wilson and Bill Schmidt. the calibre of competition on the Chinook circuit is on the rise and they put on a good show. Toros' Dillon foresees long playoff Minnesota Fats ill Rudolph Wanderone, 57, known internationally as Minnesota Fats, king of the pool-shooting hustlers, was reported in serious condition Friday after undergoing emergency surgery in a Carbondalke, III. hospital. Wanderone gamed national recognition after a movie based on his life, "The depicted him as a peerless pool shooter. TORONTO (CP) Wayne Dillon. 18-year-old centre for Toronto Toros, is looking for- ward to a long playoff series against Chicago Cougars and hopes it won't be as personally frustrating as his last one. "This series is going to be long and drawn Dillon predicted Friday after he scored two goals to lead the Toros in a 6-4 win over the Cougars in the opener of their World Hockey Association best-of-seven semi-final. Dillon has opened the Toros' quarter-final series against Cleveland Crusaders with two goals but then went scoreless through the next four games "I don't know what's going to happen said Dillon. "I hope I don't tail off again." The second game in the series will be played at Maple Leaf Gardens on Monday night and the third game is in Chicago on Sunday, April 28. WON PENALTY SHOT Dillon's first goal Friday gave the Toros a 2-1 lead early in the first period and his second, on a penalty shot, closed the scoring with less than two minutes remaining in the game. Rick Sentes, Bob Leduc, Tom Martin and Steve Cuddie got the other Toronto scores while Duke Harris. Jim Benzelock. Rod Zaine and Rick Morns got the Chicago goals. Neither team could gain an edge in the slow play during the first two periods which saw the Cougars twice rally to tie the Toros. Zaine's goal early in the third period put Chicago in front for the first time but Sentes scored his fourth goal of the playoffs to tie it for Toronto and Leduc's power play goal midway in the period put the Toros in front to stay. Referee Bill Friday awarded Dillon the penalty Centennials reach finals Two games were marred by vanced to the Western Canada victory of meeting them in the 45-minute brawls Friday night Hockey League finals and Re- finals, as Calgary Centennials ad- gma Pats moved within one The Centennials thumped New Westminster Bruins 7-0 GAMES CITY HOCKEY SCHOOL REGISTRATION FORM BOYS 9-15 YEARS School for City of Lethbridge Residents SESSION 1 JUNE 24-29 (9-11 Years) D a.m. p.m. D a.m. p.m. SESSION II AUGUST 12-17 (12-15 years) a.m. a.m. p.m. I J p.m. n noon p.m. noon p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. School tor Southern Alberta District Residents SESSION III AUGUST 19-24 (9-15 years) a.m. a.m. p.m. I I p.m. I I Name ..........................................................Address...............................................Age....... Phone ...................................................Position........................Medical Number..................... noon p.m. n p.m. p.m. u.10 85comPanlrt raojilratlon lee. All application! mutt In by Miy 31, 7'ithbrTdSi1) C'TV Community D.p.rinV." City JT not be held raapomible tar any accident or IOM thit miy indteau> hi" (BO" Data Partnt't Slgnatura Application! Accepted on a Flrit Coma, Flret Sarvad Baiii. All Entry Not Accaptad Will Be Returned. For Further Information Phone 328-2341, 256, or 327-1310. to register a 4-1 victory in their best-of-seven Western Division final and the Pats clipped Swift Current Broncos 6-2 to take a 3-2 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Division set. In each game, both clubs were banished to the dressing room to cool off after an up- roar. At Regina, Swift Current players entered the stands to battle fans while in Calgary the players restricted their battles to the ice The New Westminster-Cal- gary hassle was settled when league official Bill Hunter of Edmonton ordered both clubs off the ice. in the first minute of the second period. Only five penalties, all minors, were called during the remainder of the game after the teams re- turned. The brawl broke out only seconds after Calgary captain Danny Gare split the New Westminster defence for the goal that put Calgary ahead 3- 0 In the brawl, there were 20 penalties. 12 to New West- minster. In the game, there were 156 penalty-minutes, 104 in the second-period outburst. New Westminster served 23 of 40 penalties. shot at 18.29 of the final period after Chicago goalie Cam Newton threw his stick to knock the puck away from Dillon who had skated in on a breakaway Dillon consu-lted Toros goalie Les Binkley and then took the penalty shot, beating Newton with a shot ovei the goalie s shoulder. "I talked to Bink before the penalty' shot and he told me not to Dillon said. "He said that Newton would move out to meet me and then move back and that's what he did. When he moved out on me I saw an opening so I let it go and it went in on his right side." Toros goalie Gilles Gratton, one of the outstanding per- formers in the quarter-final victory over Cleveland, appeared to have lost his form Friday and, after Zaine's goal, he was replaced by Binkley. The Herald Sports DON KIRKHAM INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. i I A DOUG BOYER Sales Representative Continues to Serve Southern 3O8 9th St. S. 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