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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, APRIL HERALD SPORTS 'PAGE ELEVEN TWO "CRUCIAL" HOCKEY GAMES BILLED FOR THIS EVENING OUT ON A w u LIMB with LORIMER FEXWICJK May Be Last Battles Room and In Current Series Cup Battle At Saskatoon PUBUCITY gone wrong would be a good tray of explaining sport fiascos of this or any other rear. Every a lime when he was persuaded to attend a boxing matcn, a hockey or a baseball game by a glowing bit of ballvhoo in tfce newspapers or over the radio. The present. Allan Cup hockey series is a case ia point. For months now we teen hearing about the uadouoted prowess of Use Montreal Royals. A dream snouted, one hysteri- cal sportswriter. -The greatest sensor team in history, shneked another fellow "Could beat the Montreal babbled another. By the time liiev were through witn their predictions and praises all of is would have given our weeslv pay-check (welL almost all ol us) to see them olay. And whai happens? The" Hamilton Tigers, an aged and rickety club, sneeringly termed The Raggedy-Annes" come along and walloo the Koyals in three straight games. Alter tr.e smoke had subsided the same super- lative merchants come out from SASKATOOK. April (CP.J Timers and Calgary will trot out en Saskatoon ice tonight fcr possibly the game of their best-ef-seren series for the Allan Cup and the Canadian senior hockey cham- pionship. West of the Ontario border, and possibly some distance east of that as welt there were few the Tigers them- weren't outspoken about their feelings that it will be the last same. Calgary's three victories in a row didn't leave much room for argument as far as they were concerned and even the Tigers' fightinp stand at Calgary in panic which they lost onlv 4-3 didn't seem to Influence them. One thing is certain, saskatoon's largest crowd of the season will at hi on the game., The arena's 4.38o reserved seats were sold last week and bv last night there were less than 500 standing room tickets left The Tigers themselves would feel Generally, Monarchs oat- skated the eastern Canada cham- pions, hsue had jBcre scoring op- portunities but have lacked the fin- ish that, ihe smooth-working Irish machine has around Thss, too. the Monarch hinder- ed in Monday's game 'hrougn Iocs of Clint Albright, a big. game guy who suffered a leg gash in a light workout a few hours before that game. The bespectacled forward, however, is back in the liaeu? 10- nsght. Monarchs and St. Michael's clubs each have won the Dominion cham- pionship twice. A Saint victory would mark only the second time that a team has won the champion- ship two consecutive seasons. Osha- wa Generals did it in 1S33 and 1940. EXPECTED I1XECPS The teams are expected to lineup j something like this tosight: Gibson Goal May........Delence I Boehmer j Kelly Hockey....................McLeaa Taylor Centre___Harrison McSae Wing Costello ail are Silling to give s. pay to see them. play. In Calgary the same sort of thing wens on only the sportswriters there didn't have as many TbEsaur- uses at their disposal as the Eas- terners and weren't able to build the Stamns into s. wonder club. But tfcev" did. and are domg. a m-etty good 300 of trying anyway. Good enough to mate most.of us want to see the cowboy club piaj. And it goes. Publicity irom the East makes us want to see the _ Tieers Publicitv from the West mikes us want to see the Stamps. So almost; everyone within running distance wants a ticket to a senes between the two clubs and tries to get one. All the games are crowded and all the games, except possibly Monday night's encounter, are flopperoos as far as Allan cup hockev goes. Almost everyone is disappointed with what they see and can't understand why such "wonderful" teams coula perform so poorly. The reason of course is simnle. Tons, absolute tons. tmbiicity have again built the puo- iic up "for an awiul letaown. it the Hamilton-Calgary senes naont been so brilliantly baUyhooed pro- bably most of us would have been more than satisfied with the hockey we saw. Bus we weren't because been led to expect too much- Ballyhoo backfired alinost caused a rio; in Toronto last week- boxing match between one ot the best known lightweights in the world today, Willie Joyce, and an unknown, Jimmy Hatcher, was pub- licized well past the stop limit by most.of the press agents and sports- writers around Toronto. Several thousand people, paying up to seat, attended. aU excited about what was apparently in store for them. Unfortunately the, boxers hadn't read the publicity about themselves and put on such a hum- dinger of a bone that the referee, BUI Burke from Winnipeg, stopped the proceedings ia the sixth round because the boys weren't half try- ing. Fifty per cent of their purses were confiscated and they both were sent home with their reputa- tions dragging in the mud. And boxing, as a logical outcome of the fiasco, will remain dormant in To- ronto'for many months to come. We wers hoodwinked. Ait A eame His absence not only has necessitated juggling the Hamilton forward lines but materially weak- ened the scuad as well. May Play in Edmonton If the Tigers break into the vie- torv column tonight, the. teams will move to Edmonton for the afth j game Saturday night. r ONE NEW REFEREE By ALLAX NICKLESON (Canadian Press Staff Writer.) TORONTO, April __Outgrowth of criticism by Both -St. Michael's College and "Winnipeg; Monarchs, one new referee will be in action for that sixth game tonight in this 2Sth renewal of the Mem- orial series and a, victory for the Irish irill crown them as Cana- dian junior champions for the second consecutive season. With St. Mike's leading the game series 3-2 announcement was made last night by W- A. Hewitt. C-A- BLA. registrar, that George Hayes of Ingersoll, Ont. will replace Harold Gnerard of Port Arthur, Ont., following objec- tions by both clubs to his work In the series, Hayes, who operated in the Amer- ican hockey league during the 1944- 45 season, is rated one of the top amateur referees in Canada. He will work alongside Stan Pratt of Ottawa to form, an all-eastern team of officials. Guerard was reportedly criticized by Monarchs for allowing starry Tod Sloan of St. Mike's to handle a penalty shot awarded to his team in the fifth game of the senes here Monday. They maintained that since not involved in the fracas which brought about the penalty shot, he should not have been able to handle it. The polished Toronto collegians are something like 2-1 favorites to beat Monarchs to finish the series tonight. If the rusged westerners win the playoS game will be played Saturday night. A BIT OF- EVERYTHING Gus Lesnevich, the world light- heavyweight king, has gone to Eng- land to defend his championship against Freddie Mills, the Britisn Empire chap. Mills, who has im- pressed usually skeptical American boxing exnens. is given an even chance to" wrest the crown away from Gus the Ghoul. Golfers in the Canadian Open championship (Montreal, June 27-30) will have CO1T UKH JSW TALK IS t DODGERS PRACTICE TOXIGHT No. 3 Dodgers will hold a practice Wednesday. at St. Basil's school grounds. commencing at p.m. All plajers are urged :o be on hand. Dodger Fans Cheer Ed Head's No-Hitter Left Right Vancouver Girls In West Finals 3v JACK HAND (Associated Press Sport Ed Head's no-tutKr dwarfs the of the baseball aeirs to- day, emphasizing the latent strength of 2 Brooklyn staff tfaat jnajf give Si. Cardinals tnanr moments. Making his first start since Jttlv of the former Mont- real Royal established himself as SL first-line ehucker on Leo Parcener's Ust although the skipper wasn't around to see the fun. Leo was busy appearing in a- Brooklyn court in connection with his' alleged battle with a. fan at Ebbeu field last, summer. Head was the lasi of the first tea as Chicago irfsrsied Detroit. although a. stoscaeis aibeew; forced DSeirfea reare after serea. frames. A scheduled Cleveland at contest nas rained Baseball Results National League ..001 5 2 5 1 I Passeac Ljvirigston: Afoosta, Gerhecuser azd Snvrh. i New Ycrk.....OOO 3 0 Philadelphia SCO 005 12 0 Trinkle1, Fischer. 3m- and Cooper; Judc! and Robertson...................Sloan OFFICIAL PROTEST TORONTO, April Craig, convener of Manitoba junior A hockey, early today made an of- ficial protest to Secretary George Dudley of the Canadian. Amateur Hockev association against the referees' handling of the fifth game of the Memorial cup finals here Monday. The nrotes; followed announce- ment by W. A. Hewitt. C.ATT A. registrar and chairman of the rules committee, that George Hayes of Ingersoll, Ont.. will replace Harold Guerard of Port Arthur, Ont- for the sixth game tonight, following objections to work in the series by both St. Michael's College and Winnipeg- Monarchs. A copy of Craig's protest was forwarded to Hewitt. Text of the protest follows: "On behalf of the Manitoba Ama- teur Hockey association, I strongly object to the decision of referees allowing St. Mike's Tod Sloan to take penalty shot that should have been fired by team-mate Leo Cos- tello in the fifth game of the Mem- orial cup finals. "A plaver who is fouled is the only player entitled to take penalty sho't. Goalie Jack Gibson of Mon- archs fought with Costello and the latter, not any other player, should have taken the penaltv shot. "The rule governing that point Is subject to no other interpreta- tion. I understand that Winnipeg Monarchs do not wish to protest but immediate action is requested to have referees instructed correctly for balance of series." Raymond's Ten-Gallon Hats On Display on Toronto Streets TORONTO April famed Victoria Dominoes, en route to Windsor for the Canadian senior basketball title tilt with Assumption College, are being entertained ia Toronto before leaving for Windsor Thursday and among other high are being tendered luncheon by a iarge department store today. Yesterdav the Dominoes, conspicuous in 10-gaHon hats presented by admirers in Raymond. Alta.. attended a special screening st a movie distributing house, and were guests at dinner of the Toronto and District Basketball Association. There are 10 in the party, unbeaten In 42 league and games which is believed a Canadian record. EDMONTON, Apnl couver Hedlands qualified to meet; Saskatoon Ramblers in the Western Canadian senior women's basketball' semi-final by defeating Edmonton! Uonocs. Alberta champions, 46-31 j lass night in the Seal game of i string wsssers to get a starting shot tsi their playdowss series as Durocher had paraded Hal SeminJck. Mortons took the game by a Gregg. Hank Behrman. Vic torn- St. Louis......000 100 3 0 score of 33-27 Saturday. Kedlunds i bardi. Kttby Higoe. Jce Hasten and, Cir.conaatl 100 5 2 tied the at one apiece bv win- Ralph Branca in order. Wilks. Burkhardr, Barrett sad ning 53-31 Moncav night, and The chucker. who i Rice; Wliber; Arcres- and Mae-er. clinched the plavdowr.s bv their started Ufe as a left harder but! Boston ......000 OCO COO-fl convincing victory" last night. shifted over to the other side after Brooklya 002 u2i OOs-o 10 1 i With the flrst quarter over the breaking his ief; arm in an acci-! Cooper arc MasI; Eeac Aa- score stood at 14-5 for Hedlunds. j dent, left little to be desired- Sev- dersoa. ____ Each team added nine points to i era! hundreds ct the Brook- j----------------------------- make the half-urce tally 23-14. but i lyn customers, mobbed hsm wtta American League i from then on Hedlunds' playmak- congratulations after tiie Saal our. inz ability and speed in taking ad-, SHORTSTOP ERROR i vantage of openings enabled them 1 Head walked three men and one I to roll up a score of 42-24 at the got a lift OP. an error by shortstop three-quarter mark. YESTERDAY'S STARS (Bv the Associated Press) Ed. Head, Hurled to use the new synthetic goll balls I can muster. according to the C.GJL and appar- ently none of them are going to be very happy about it. The favor- ite for the Kentucky Derby is Knockdown, owned by Elizabeth Arden's Maine Chance Barm. Miss Arden's horses made over S500.000 for her last is nothing to sniff at. Unless something unforeseen haopens eighteen holes will be in play ac the Waterton course this year; only nine were used last summer- Australia is considered a cinch to retain the Daiis Cup in tennis this year. Even thg Americans admit thai Jack Bromwich, Adrian Qpist and new- comer Dinny Pails will be probably too much for whatever team they no- hit, no-run game against Boston for 5-0 victory. Stan Musial. Drove In first St. Louis run in fourth and batted in winning run with long fly in eighth, of 3-2 shade over Cincinnati- Bill Dietrich, "White Fash- ioned 3-1 win over Detroit, allow- Crooner Sells Out His Racing Stock DEL MAR, Calif.. April Bing Crosbv has sold his nearly- half-million-doilar interest in Del Mar Turf Club, bui he's not out of the racing game. A svnoicate represented oy I. H. Prmzmetal and Arnold it. Grant announced it had acquired con- trolling of the 2.500 Del Mar for Piinzmetai said it had given Bing for his 875 shares. Small blocks were bought from other Hollywood figures, Erinzmetal said. Larry Crosby, Bing's brother- business manager, said 3ing still retained his interest in the BingUn stables, which the crooner operates jointiv with Gin Howard. "Only a few horses." Larry said, are cur- rently on the Bmglm string. Bing's disDosal of his track in- terest does "not mean he is going into baseball, Larry said. Biag has been mentioned as possible buyer of Boston Red Sox. Larry said Bing sold because he had too many other interests. Golfers Hungry In Britain Today "-J. LONDON, April is "forcea fro'iu I s. friendly tip to any Canadian game with, stomach ailment after i golfers, boxers and tennis players seven innings. thinking of coming to Britain wuh- i Pee Reese. Fine fielding plays HaTnes 3rd h tunes. Roojde Carl Detroit ......000 100 5 1 Chicago.....200 S t Bentcn and Tebbetts: Dietrich, 4 0 Mortons tried hard to even the saved him three tunes. Kooice cari, Philadelphia ..OCO 000 count in. the last quarter, bus trail- 5 Furillo ran to the exit gate la ngnt; York 001 002 7 2 ed their opponents when the final j centre to drag down Tommy warns Berrv'and Desaute-s- Get- whistle blew despite an all-out rally.; long drive and Pate Heiser csade a tej aEg iMckeV. Hedlunds are scheduled to open j fine stop on Al Roberge's smash la' 000 000 020 3 their best-of-three semi-final series, the third. j Bostoa 02O 000 000 9 3 against Ramblers at Saskatoon en The most exciting touch was pro- j Masterson. Pieretti. Wolf: asa Thursday. vlded by rookie catcher Ferrell An- svarj; Jchnspn, Deutsch. Dreise- i derson who had his firs; big league' werd Rvba. V.llson and Wagner, is 'homer in the sixth, for ;iie final er-Ben 9 Burnh h. victory for 4. Cleveland at St. IJcuis. rain. International Buffalo......010 201 11 0 TIOWV S100000 I-inimmg: 3. Caliaway 1, DOW> Tnra! 31. 1 t A TORONTO. April B. S. McLaughlin of Oshawa. Ont, rejected an offer of for his chestnut vj colt. Wee Admiral. Canadian 1 entry in the Kentucky Derby Mav was repealed in a letter froai Trainer Arthur Brent. Brent did not reveal source of the offer. TAKING IT EASY BOSTON. Apnl Peskv. Red Sox shortstop felled by a ball pitched by Sid Hudson of Washington Senators, Monday, will be confined to his homg for a day or two with a slight concussion. Eddie Fricker 2. Total 31. Siborne. Van- couver: Ed Toimck. Eamonton. TO ORGANIZE ATHLETES a sixth successive victory -at the expense of Cincinnati. 3-2. Freshmaa Billy Cox bofabled a ball April Murphv. founder of the American Baseball Guild said he had taken the initial steps to organize pro- fessional football, basketball ana hockey players. FIGHT RESCHEDULED PHILADELPHIA., April A postponed fight between light heavyweight BUly Foss. Philadel- phia. and Ossie Earns. Pittsburgh, was rescheduled for May 20. The fight was called oft Monday Bush. Clark and Siebe; Taba.- check: Sima, Aitdrews. Travis, Cares and Grasso. jirontreal 500 050 3 0 shortstop that helped Chicago DUU uw yg-g trim Ptasburgh. _3-L for Claude Pssseau's first victory of the cam- paign. KEDEE31S HIMSELF Oscar Judd bounced back from an opening dav sheliacktag toss Philadelphia to an 8-1 edge over; f.Hft because of Foxx' sudden illness. He j Mike Ryba. with the help j of Ron Northey'a two-run homer off Harrv Feldman. New Tork Yankees advanced into a first place tie wish Boston by blanking Philadelphia. 3-0. Washington pulled the Red Sox back into a deadlock with the Tasks bv scoring six times ia the llth for an 8-2 verdict over fireman Doherty. publicity manager, said, collapsed while weighing in. Deforse. Fontaine. Paepke, Col- lias, Nagy and Franks: Emits. 34a- kosfcy. Kalev and Dillon. Toronto 002 5 3 3 Baltimore 241 200 13 0 llcCrabb, Williams. Connelly and Crociptcn; Honay and "ygHn, Rochester at" Syracuse. Tain. I 3U1 cutpitched A! Ben- Pacific Coast Hollywood 0, Pertlard 5. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Milwaukee S. SL Paul 2 Kansas Citv 2 Mimieanoils 3. Indianapolis 1. Toledo T. Louisville T, Columbus 3. BLONDIE CONTINUED NEXT WEEK. Registered U.S. Patent Office By Chic Young adelnhia for second straigh! 3-0." Al Gettel, K-l- ai the next few months. Mnhla for second straiKht 3nng your own food and plenty of it, or make arrangements for your families and friends at home to keep you supplied while you are in" the United Kinsdom. Josk Harper. Australian tennis star who won the Surrey hard courts tournament, complained bit- terly that he was unaole to play because of lack of proper food. After the event he wrote home asking for a shipment of butter, sugar, preserved peaches, car.r.ed meat, cocoa, breakfast food, olive MIHAUK'S PRACTICE Members of Mlhalik's fast- ball team v.ill practice to- night t All those wishing to play are asked to report at the store at 1O GENUINE HOLLOW GROUND BLADES! A bonus of 10 FREE Blades in this super-economy pack of PAL HOLLOW GROUND Blades! 50 for the price of whole year of luxurious, master-barber shaves! Start enjoying real shaving with the hollow ground edge that stays flexible in your razor. PALS dry themselves. Make this grand saving today! also 4 for 10 for oil and peanut oiL "LEO THE LIP" IS MEEK OBSERVER NEW YOBK, Apnl Durocher, manager of Brooklyn Dodgers and known to millions of baseball fans as "Leo the Lip." was A meek observer as his trial on charges of assaultmg a. fan last June 9 got under way. But there were time by Durocher's counsel. Hyman Barshay who shouted a denial that money had been paid in a civil action to "beat the rap." Crown Attorney Joaa E. Cone referred to payment of which John Christian, 22, said he was paid out of court after a civil action had been brought. Chris- tian charzed he was assaulted by and Joseoh Moore, a special patrolman at Ebbets Field. Cone said today the civil case settlement was made la an at- tempt to "beat this rap." Barshay jumped to his feet and shouted: "No sr.oney vas ever paid to beat any rap. You know Mr. Ooca. You investigated SORELY TEMPTED BY MEXICAN LEAGUE NEW YORK. April Llt- tle Jesse (Wrong Wayj Flores, the Philadelphia Ath'.eucs pitcher, has no intention at the moment ol jumping to Jorge Pasquel's Mexican League tan ho aJimic he haa been sorely tempted bv the offers made him. Jesse has become known as "Wrons? Way" for the obvious reason i that, while numerous American I players have been erabbmg the nch j pi kings In Pasquel's loop JCSSP, of i ?.i--K2can birth, nas stuck lojally to, 1 X VViSH I COULD f FULL LENGTH FEATURES- TVMO-SEHL SMD-AT BEST PAST DOMT GIVE ATOM-3OM3 V HELP 15 SOUND V_TO CO.viE! STOP THAT BUZZ SAW, 3OMSBQCV! MUSSV IT'S TOO N. f DONALD DUCK SELF SERVICE Registered U.S. Patens OSIce By Walt Disney AHEM-VVA1TEK-MAY I HAVE HOWASOLTT SOME HOT CCFFEc? LFL ABNER SET 'EM UP IN THE OTHER ALLEY! By Al Capp I NEWTOHOLD W C1DBCV 1FWEND-) MUST MAKE 1 FELLAS A COMPLAiWr JCOMPLA1N 1.SX5 GOOD TTAKE SurtT ME counT.-; SHE SUTHSeD HER -WHAT SRJNGS YOU HERE.? BRICK BRADFORD-And the Queen of Night By WILLIAM RUT and CLARENCE GRAY! WSOUD FORMSTSOM, THE AlB ARMADA SWEEPS SWIFTLY ACROSS LUNA UNO, WHO HAS BEEN PLUGGED 1OTO COMPLETE it'.s like cxplsired the nght-hantier. since i started playing sn class D jears aco I aswajs wanted to play in the leagues Xow that I'm :n the big leagues, playing with the best stars in the world, I hale to give it up. "Sometimes I feel hke as long as tfcey v.-a at me here HI stay, but who Jess, be sure? I might change my I mind tomorrow." He laughed to j cover uj: his honest indecision. Eleven Toronto police horses Tuesday went on tht- auction block and brought m ITH1MK WAS DONE HIS WORK 6O W A FEW MINUTES THE REISS OF EHD NEWSPAPER! ;