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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, APRIL 29, 1946 HERALD SPORTS PAGE NINE STAMPEDERS THROW TIGERS TO TAKE THE ALLAN CUP OUT ON A x LIMB with LORIMER KENWICK Win Senior Puck Title 4 Games To 1 Game 1-0 Shutout (By Herb Jones, Canadian Press Staff Writer) EDMONTON, April 1946 Allan cup hockey series was sport history today and Calgary Siampeders were crowned kings of the senior amateur ice first Alberta team ever to win the champion- ship in the 37-year history of the trophy. Highly favored to win the series following three straight 6-2, 6-1, a Hamil- ton Tiger club that slumped badly at the start, the hefty westerners ended it here Saturday with a 1-0 victory. The win came on Archie Wilder's goal at in the .-_---_-. second period that bounced in off a Tiger player while (alack aad "alas) vmtcr! Hamilton was shorthanded. But it was good enough to are over for anoiher year j Calgarv the series four games to one and to send Hamilton home with their first scoreless game of their long 1946 campaign. It was a heart breaker for the easterners to lose. The club that knocked out the powerful Montreal Royals three straight in the eastern final, whose hockey-aged forwards and defencemen earned them the title of hockey's "tired old tried for a period and a half in an all-out effort to crack Calgary's tight defence for the equalizer. HERS are those- dolts who said Hamilton would beat Calgary in last Saturday j game? Come out from be- teas door, you coirards, and Show your saiveilrag laces so that, yil us srcarier guys can laugh at 5-00. If youll pardon a vulgar display emotion, are trere hysterical -joy when the Msnarchs scored the 5vmniE.g goal in the Memorial Cap yeries. We were hysterical when scored the winning goal in Aliaa Cup series. (emblematic of curling the Allan Cup and she Memorial" Cup were won by western jeasas, Albeha winning 'two of The Sianley Cup v.as won fcy Montreal. You'd better ouck up. The should feel very cocky fbout its showing this season, in __ockey and curling. The ice, or something, must, ce better. Nest rear we hope to Leia- Srioge snatch the Allan Cup Ircin TCalgarv's greedv hands. We are Tjpe for a cracking good senior -hockey club, in fac; are ripe for Room and Challengers Win Memorial Cup r TSAOUNG THSEASi- AH SXTU8DW KSSTT HS CMTKE THEN I'UL TUTOR. K'JA. K BSITER.SPE3CH >--TEACH PITTA OXLAR.ANDT1E CN HIS TEACHING WHM- OPPONENT TOSSS5 MIMOOTOF SCNOOCINS -End Hot Series With St. Mike's 4-2 CALGARY GOALIE ACTIVE Their shots bounced oft the goal- posts, were smothered in Irons of the net or were by diving, jumoing Calgary goalie Buss Der- teil "as calgarv lay back and iet them come. But all the luck they .___ attached to their dirty, unmended the way of good hockey, j uniforms had no effect and when. 3S. good senior team, playing in a! !t W2S over tbev burned supersti- en v senior league, would draw crowds out to well, prac- llv game. The crowds .that attended both games of the one-sided series between the local Seventv-Sevens and the Edmonton Canadians oroved that jje_thbridge support hockey, even though it isn't alwavs winning hockey. If we can't get a good senior team in the city for nest year then hope something is done about remaking lass year's juniors into m. championship "team. The nucleus of a winning team is there, all that is needed is a ccuule of flashy for- and one or cwo experienced. rearguards to make other clubs sic up and take notice. There may be a few people who will us. disagree Actually we like good junior teockev better than good senior The kids have fight, jfaore "flash, and auite often more talent than their" older counter- parts. If Lethbridge_ could be as- of entrance Into a junior TJesgue, consisting of teams from, like Moose Jaw. Calgary. Edmonton, or Regina. we'd start -hollering for junior hockey right j.ow. The more than 100.000 peo- -ple who attended the Memorial ;Cup series are proof enough of the i -Immense grip the juniors have on :the hearts of hockey fans across >he country. Lethbridge fans would a good junior team, just wholeheartedly as they ever iupnorted a senior club. And it wouldn't cost very mticn ito get good, junior team here Neither. tious goalie Anf unwashed underwear in the Hamilton dress- ing- room. It tras tight hocker from the start until Clarence was penalized in the second pe- riod for tripping- Red Hunter and Stampeders ranged up in the Tiger end. Big defenceman Art Michalak slipped a cross- rink pass to Bob Brownridge who gave it to Archie Wilder. The Calgary forward heaved shoulfler-high shot through a maze of players and the puck bounced off'Tiffer defenceman Bill Sherry, before goalie Art Childs could grab it, it was in. TIGERS DISAPPOINTED Coach George Redding, who thought his bovs had a chance af- ter they pulled back from the brink of elimination with a 3-1 victory at Saskatoon last Wednesday, said it was a tough one to loss by the margin of a goaL 3ufc Calgary had a great club and deserved to take the cup. As for coach Jack Aroour of Stanineders. naturally he was happy, but said he was glad it was over. Stamps have played nearly 50 games of hockey this season and "they're getting As for any series afc the coast against- Vancou- ver Canucks, that was out. BIT OF EVERYTHING t Bobo Xewsom, the once-great De- troit hurler has won his first two for Philadelphia's luckless 'Athletics. In less than a month horse-racing- addicts can enjoy their favorite pastime in Calgary. Golfers can reconcile them- relves to playing with the synthetic palls for "seme time to come. Boston is favored to win the Amer- ican Leagne pennant this year ac- cording to a poil of sportswriters. St. Louis Is supoosed to be a walk- away as far as the National League is concerned.. "VTatch Count Speed, brother of the famous Count Fleet, in this Saturday's Kentucky He's a longshot but only "The boys have had enough 1 Palliser hotel. hockey for this year." he said. TOO LATE Hi SEASON EDMONTON. April series between Calgary Stampeders, newly-crowned Allan cup hockey champions, and Vancouver Canucks, winners of ths United States ama- teur hockey championship by vir- tue of their victory over Boston Olympics, can be arranged this spring "because of the lateness of the Dr. W. G. Hardy, presi- dent of the International Ice Hockey association, said last night. a pre-season series between Cal- j garv and Vancouver next said Dr.'Hardy. A series between Stampeders and I Canucks had been discussed in re- ports from the coast. Dr. Hardy made no further comment except to sav he had heard from Stam- peders regarding the matter. WELCOMED BY 20.000 CALGARY. April crowd of more than people turned out Sunday to pay tribute to Cal- gary Stanipecers on their arrival home after the Allan cup with a 1-0 victory over Hamilton Tigers at Edmonton Saturday night. Jamming the C.P-R. station and lining the streets, the crowd gave Stamps a continuous ovation as thev were driven in open-topped touring cars through the business section of the city, a military band leading the way. Following the parade, coach Jack Arbour and his players were guests at a reception at which they ac- cepted congratulations from. Mayor J. Watson and other city officials, and Monday evening they will be honored at a civic banquet at the BOSTON HAS CHANCE THIS YEAR TAKE TWO BASEBALL PENNANTS Open West Hoop Title Series Today "WINNIPEG-, April couver Hedlunds, four times Do- minion women's senior basketball champions and Winnipeg "Pegs to- night open a best-of-five game _ series for the western Canada title i posisble the All-Canadian crown. No eastern team has challenged for several years and unless a team from that division comes up with an invitation, the surrivor of the Hedlunds'-Pegs series will claim the Dominion championship. The crack British Columbia team arrived here last night -with the scalDS of Edmonton Mortons and Saskatoon Harnblers, but they were train-wearv and tired after sue Bv JOS KEICHLER (Associated Press Sports Writer.) Pennant-starved Boston, which hasn't boasted a championship team since 1518, has good reason for dreaming today of its Srst Sag ;r in 23 vears. and with a little could possibly be the centre of an all-city world series nest Oc- tober. Both Boston representativ he Red Sox and double- headers rivals y 3y to Mexico City May 3 to spend a couple weeks there at the invitation. of Jorge Pasquel. president of :he Mexican baseball league, bus that all plans awaited meeting with Pasquel's. represen- tative here. j Referees: Stan Pratt, Otta'tra; fore tie anal bell rang. Georges Hayes, Ingersoli SUMMARY _ "In wo years they've only lost one Sstur- ______ j day night was to First period: 1, St. Jaw Canucks last (Sandford) 6-3S; 2. alba-S Ccach Walter Monson had his hat Albright, Ccstello. abiiity the Maple Leaf Gardens Ice with i three victories each. Like every-'. period: 3, one he was nervous. Sdew a' Powers. off for the Srst time in the series. approaching. ROBERTSON SINKS TWO Penalty: I i His partially bald head glistened ._______-. May 1 with perspiration and he puffed at 4. St.. Michael's, a long, fat cigar. "I sure of it until that fourth he said. j Third 3. Man archs. Rob- fact, the Braves have enjoyed only I under the arm of little Pat Bceh- one championship season, coming mer in the Sains nets. on to win in 191-sT after most of the j The din was MmSc- Paper Ut- For two periods he did his ertson. 6, Monarchs. Robert-{ Smvthe. didat figure in the scoring. Then.} .Rockev) Penalty: Me- Maple I nearing the eight-minute mark ofiLeau. (Hannvt the final frame, with the Irish t SCEXE ivrrH WINNERS threatening hard to score any sec- TORONTO, April is -u- .._ _i. i This is a great We did For fully Sve minutes after Win- nipeg Moiarchs came back to th'J: ond, he broke away alone. He beat the Saint rearguard and his 15-! fool drive frcin off to the side went PROCD OF BOYS TORONTO, April managing director Leaf Gardens, and Clarence (Happy) Day. coach of the Toronto N.H.L. Leafs, chorused a. "we're mighty proud and pleased with them." when asked Saturday nigfai what they thought of players on both Memorial cap Snails; who were on Leafs" list. dressing room as Msple Leaf Gar-j "They're both great experts had reserved the cellar for' tared the ice and the game was held u while is was cleared. Aam der.s Saturday night, these were Smythe said after the lass, garne.of them. in the senior circuiit. each suSfered j big: Jack Gibson in the Monarch __onlv intelligible sounds to be. the series which Winnipeg----- held up while is was cleared. Again j heard above the pandemonium. archs won. "It was a tough break; The decorum the Winnipeg lads i for st- M The Brooks and Cards, one-swo the polished Saints took over and j Iose- Toe? fought ut Monarchs fcughc the Red hooefuis at the toa of the Ameri- j Washington, knocked the Yankees Onds can league, a fuU game in Irons I ouc of first place 3-1 with a well- j of New York Yankees. The Braves I pitched seven-hitter. sa-w. Day thought Taylor. ifcSae. Toi Baseball Results American League SUNDAY GAMES St L-ouis 3, 11: Chicago 4, 3. Boston 2. Philadelphia, 1, 1. Cievejand 3; Detroit 1 New York 1; Washington 3. SATTTRDAY GAMES 2Cew York 9; Washington 0. Cleveland 4; Detroit 5. St. Louis 2: Chicago 0. Boston at Philadelphia, rain. season. Knockdown is still favor- lie at 4-1. Ball Practises DODGERS PRACTICE No. 3 Dodgers will practice at pjn. tonight. Monday, at St. Basil's school grounds. Baseball's Big Six {By The Associated Press.) (Three leaders in each league.; G AB R H Pet Keller. Yankees 9 27 11 12 Stephens, Browns 10 38 3 16 .421 -Braves 9 24 3 10 .417 Fesky Red Sox 12 46 14 IS .391 Herman. Dodgers.. 9 35 11 14 -383 Reiser. Dodgers 11 39 10 15 383 Remember (Bv The Canadian Press) Jacic Blackburn, who develop- ed Joe Louis from an awkward amateur into the world's heawwelght boxing champion in. less than three years, was buried four years ago tooay. Louis, in the uniform of a United States army private at- tended the funeral. FOR PACER AKCADIA. Calif- April S. J. Baker of St. Charles. BU Kat- rdav purchased the pacer Zddie Havens from Joseph A. Neville cl Delaware. It was ths first big sale of the current crand circuit harness race season at Santa Anita Park. Althouch the price was r.ot an- nounced, horsemen they un- derstood it After dropaing the first of a best- of-three series with the Alberta titleholders. they sank the Mortons in the next two games and then took Ramblers, ths Saskatchewan champs two straight in the semi- finals. A victorious exhibition con- test with the Saskatoon team com- pleted the schedule. Baseball Standings NATIONAL Won Lost Pet Brooklyn 8 3 .727 St. Louis 9 4 .692 Boston 7 4 .cSS Chicago 6 5 .545 Pittsburgh........... 4 8 New York 5 7 .417 Cincinnati 5 7 .417 Philadelnhia 2 8 .200 AMERICAN Boston New York 9 Detroit 7 Chicago............. 6 Cleveland 4 St. Louis 5 WashiMrcon 4 Philsdelohia......... 2 Won Lost Pcfc 10 3 .769 4 5 .692 .563 Ladies A: Robots 764 Lusterites............. 52S 1140 Pisko 24S, Fctraala 205, H. George 318, Stickers............. 714 Comets.............. 837 BaH 221, Moody-202. Commandos........... 673 Quints 70S Babick 209, Beard 214. Superiors 834 Shamrocks 743 Buipitt 193, Alrd 200. 763 Bombers 632 5 766 S70 999 727 780 655 7 8 10 503 .444 .417 .333 .167 INTERNATIONAL Baltimore Srracuse Buffalo ___ Newark i Montreal j Jersey City Toronto Rochester Won Lost Pet .6 3 .667 3 4 5 6 5 5 TO HELP PREVENT CO IDS TAKE- Maar ooctors asrrec that coMs arc oftfi rfc-alt o! io-wcred Jofiy ressstance. To resistar.ce To same recommend the" hrjUUbfc! tles of A ar.d D. found in McCoy's Tablets, RxML-e clinical rtscarch proved TJw.ir.BS work .n the of each McCoy's TsWci al-o coiia-.rs tho to yos set maximum vitamin benefit. Buy McCoy's today. If you're not sAtr takinsr one box, your jnor.ty be refunded. BITT insist on the real McCoy's the original ar.d Ai 611 drug stores. 5 5 6 5 4 3 3 .62o -556 .545 .455 866 561 Naylor 231. Canadians 683 643 Dodge'-s 819 805 Bikman 184, M. Miller 170. Diamond E 876 930 Radars................ 843 720 Charyk 248, Careers 211, Snow 204. Monday's Games Peacock and Katson vs. Sick En- terprises. ilike's vs. Advance- Consumers vs. Columbus Club. Home and PitSeld vs. Ellison Mills. pjn. Canada Paint vs. Bannerman. Vendors vs. Batons. Purity Dairy vs. 77 Oil. Post OSics vs. Gas Co. Tuesday's Games p.rE. Cardinals vs. Spitfires. Diamond E vs. "Robots. Grenadiers vs. Hits and Misses. Greyhounds vs. Quints, Canadians vs. Wings. p.m. Catellis vs. Commandos. Dodgers vs. Bombers. Cornets Shamroclis. Radars vs. Lusterites. Suckers vs. Superiors. p.m. Eagles vs. Anazneo. Jokers vs. Zeros. Whosits vs. Pin Cps. Woolworths vs. Telephone Girls vs. Kitson Kids. national SUNDAY GAMES Brooklyn 3, 4; Ne-sr "Fork 7. 10. Philadelphia 1. 1; Boston 5, 2. Chicago 9, 3; St. Louis 7, 1. Pittsburgh 1. Cincinnati 1. Second game rained out. SATURDAY GAMES Pittsburgh 2. Cincinnati 5. Chicago 0. St. Louis 4. Brooklyn at New York, Phila- delphia at Boston, rain. International SUNDAY GAMES Buffalo S, 2: Syracne 3. 1. Toronto 7. 5: Jersey City 5. 6. Rochester 9, 0; Ne-svark 5, 5. Montreal 6, 3: Baltimore 5. 6. SATURDAY GAMES Montreal 7: Baltimore 12. Other games postponed, grounds. Pacific Coast SUNDAY GAMES San Diego 3, Portland 2. Hollrs-ood 3: Seattle 6. Sccrmento 3, 1; San Francisco 9, 0. Oakland 5, Los Angeles S. SATURDAY GAMES Oakland 4, Los Angeles 1. Sacramento S. San Frar.cisco 5. Hollvtrood 1. Seattle 6 San "Diego 13, Portland 5. American Assn. SUNDAY St. Paul 13. 6; Minneapolis 7, 5- Louisville 6; Indianapolis 7. Toledo 3, 2- Columbus 5. 1. Kansas City 1, 4: ililwaukee 4, 2. J375 6 333 PACTFIFC COAST San Francisco Oakland San Dieiro 16 15 Hnllvwood 13 16 Portland ............11 58 ..............n 19 Sacramento .........11 20 RETAINS TENNIS TITLE LONDON, April C. T t T> Chov, member of the Chinese Davis cap team plays Denmark next month, retained his Paddington lawn tennis tournament title Sat- arday with a 6-2, 6-1 verdict ovnr 22 19 to 9 12 710 0 ip c- Xemp, champion of Ireland. S In the women's singles, closely i- J watched by Britons for Wightman -i cup prosaects. Mrs. Jean Nicholl 13 Bostoc'-c defeated Mrs. Kay Siant- i mers Mer.zies. 8-6. 6-4. for the title and unofficial recogniuon as Bru- net, queen. BOOTS HOME FIVE WINNERS i HAVRE DS GRACE. Md., April jockey Don Padgett had a field cay Saturday, nding five winners out of his seven mounts on the eight-race program. Earl Sande rode sis winners here Sept, 17, 1919. c- fi HEDLUNDS STILL WINNING SASKATOON. April couver Hedlunds easily defeated Saskaiooa Ramblers 55-11 here Sat- urday night in a women's senior exhibition basketball game. Hed- lunds previously had overcome the Ramblers in two straight games in a best-of-three series in the semi- finals of the Western Canada cham- pionships. The British Columbia team now meets Winnipeg 'Pegs in the western finals. SATURDAY GAMES Toledo 5, Columbus 6. Minenapolis 6, St Paul 8. Kansas" City 6. Milwaukee 4. Yesterday's Stars (3v The Associated Press.'' Charley Gilbert. Cubs Gilbert jjnslefi in the winning ran in the Cubs' 9-7 victorv over the Cards. Jesse Pike and Goody Rosen, hit three-ran homer in first same to help Gian's defeat ,the Dodgers. 7-3; Rosen a three-run homer in the nightcap, won by Giants, 10-4. Mori Cooper and John Sain. gave up eight hits Sain seien as the Brakes i twin bill from Phillies. 6-1 ar.d 2-1. j Grady Hatton, Reds Hit a single, double and hcoie run and s batted in four runs in 7-1 triumph over the Pirates. Red Embree, ths Tigers to six hits in 12 innings and doubled in the winning runs in Cleveland's 3-1 triumph. Stan Spence. Senators, HJS double 5n the eighth innir.g scored two runs to Washington a 3-1 victory over the Yankees. i Tex Hughson ar.d Mickey Harris. JRed won third 1 game by ourpitching the Athletics, Luther "Knerr, 2-1, in the opener: Harris hurled n to best Eobo ICewsom, 5-1. Ted Lyons. White Sox Lyons gained his 260th major league vic- tory with a 4-3 uctory. porters and. newspapermen The roar Increas- in. it reached 3 crescendo of 1 iast tanned sustained howling at the Snal bell. I the best junior hockev team eastern. Sloan and lat- ter two of St. atichael's CoHege ma- best of the Leaf pros- pects playing in the series, to which Smythe added he did not think any of the juniors be plaviny Cincinnati's unpredictable Reds! rivals since the drop of the puck in gained their fourth straight victory the 3rst game over Pittsburgh's Pirates 7-1. j-RECORD CRC April 13. Ted Lvons of Chicago White Sox i The registered his 260th triumph by i ever tc largest taming the St. Louos BroWns 4-3 ada and In the Srsr. game of a double head-! minion r see a Junior game in Can- 3. contributed to another Do- i seventh game after a two-goal third period spurt. Oaiy one person in that room re mained calm. He was Lefty Laird, a commerce snidest at the Dniver- sity of Manitoba aad No. 1 sup- er. The Browns won the second j game series, contest 11-8. irieming Macken, record of 102.575 for a seven- porter of the Winnipeg team. with Leafs nest season. "We're definitely rears next Day said laser, can't say whether any ihess juniais 3b into the scheme. We'll give thsm a chance though, and certainly we intend to call on "They always win on Saturday} seme of them withia. the nest two 16-year-old! nighis." he said a i'ew seconds be- years" BLONDIE FORTY BLINKS! Registered TT.S- Patens OIHce By Chic Young ARENT SOiNS TO HB_P ME? DONALD DUCK A PRODUCT ON THE PAN Eesisterefi XT.S. Patent Office By Walt Disney WHY. VOU CAMT (NUDT LSK5 PATEMT TMiS. S'VE HAD A, SISTER! SCCXJE1MG PADS POT OK A PAM WITH J MO RUSSIA----THE CHEM1CAU DOES WORK! LFL ABNER LEAVE 'EM TO HEAVEN! By Al Capp !S TH' SMART WAV I-HEAVE. TWAT I TRUCK CVHLR NO SENSE K1L1.1N' f FEU. ClTTA TK'TquCK- f AJ4' ITS MIGHTY ?LUCXV AH ffie Queen of By WfLUAM ROTT and CLARENCE MY FRIEND- HELLO, WELCOME TO LUNA CITY.' IV ;