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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, April 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HEUALD 9 Finley, Blue agree Third session blows up A CHICAGO (API Vida "Agreement a c t u H 11 y was Blue baseball contract dispute readied atler I made two con- owner Charles Finlcy of Oakland Athletics up Fri- day for the third time. cessions, and Ihen tlic whole thing fell apart again when Btuo and his Robert Gerst, Race results EDMONTON (CP) Northlands Pint claiming, fhree-veflr-olds end up. i lurlongi. For Rex (Levlne) J 3 00 I.W, Summer In Rome J 00. Strolled Turk (Shields) 370. lima: 1-5 Will Argue, Brov.n 'Vuarlna, Trip. Summer Beau aljo ran. Track Scratch: Alrrsdf Falreye. Secanfl 11.4W claiming, 4-ycor-oftfi and up, S ur iongs Noacceplloo 3.50 3 10, Northern Fmperor [Rycroft) IP.ra 1.60, Belle (SlAdnyV) Time: 3-5 Old Fort, Tropical Treasure. Wesl- trn Champ, Onrk Su5an, Prerequlslla also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: HMO. Third 11.aco claiming. 2 yesr-oldi. J lur- ing s Brendakendan (Rycrolt) R.-40 5.10 3 EO. rV.fimwy Hill tHamllll) 9.10 5.10, Fair Fin (Sladnyk) Scotch Indian., My Metw, The Wn- nd. So Long Fellows, Spirit alia reei. OUINELLAi HI. JO. Fourth claiming, 4 year-olds, J fur- longs Meet Nkfcla t 60 5.40 380, Royal Rcuscr (Hedge) J.10 3.TO, Ca- rrufrr J.BQ. j-5 Kap's ChoclBh-, Yousweeplndoll, Earl also ran. Expa O-Rlch nding, ond r-ilfh i. 3 ye i fur- 10.50 5-tn H.-'M clfllT longs Magic I.JX Tlylng Fay (Hedge) 3.40. Time: Easter Haig, Saucy Princess, Hnl" Beef, Slreel Lave also ran. EXACTOR: UM6. Slxlh claiming, 4-vear-olds and up, Bonnie Qrltr Manic (Combs) 5.60 3.60, Theobold (McCauley) 3.50 2.W, ir Magic (Shields) 4.00. Time: 4-5 Coat Dosf, Gift flax. Top Slory, Des- llny's Favour Bran also ran. Seventh fiendJcap, 3-ycar.olds 5 lur 3.TO, Counl Elempre (Sanchez) 3.W. olher senior., Sherr W.cNHC fllso ran. lgn, Male o I m cl 4 furlcnq Lots O'ZIp (R 4-year-oldi up, ssen) 3.90 2W I Mtsi Ycu, Sliver Dandy, Lure, Jasper Park, Blessed Hour THANK YOU On behalf of Ihe Milk River Blks lodge No. 225, I would like lo publicly thank all Ihe adverliserj in our iportsmans dinner menu. Also Brent Seely of CJOC and CJOC-TV, Rodger Chan- non of CHEC, the Ladies of the OORP and a great big special thank you to Pal Sullivan of The lelhbridgo Herald who so ably handled lha Master of Ceremonies dulies or our 12lh annual dinner. GEORGE ROBINSON, Exalted Ruler of MILK RIVER LODGE NO. 225 OFFICE FURNITURE UTHBRIDGE POir OFFICE BOX 938 IETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Lowel Level Seventh Slreel Shopping Mall PHONi (403) 328-7411 PRESIDENT STAN WORBOYS Squeaky Chair? We Repair! lethbrifjge Office Furniture Limited Bert Mac's Cycle Your BICYCLE HEADQUARTERS IN S. 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Detroit's (all right- hander had so much on the ball Friday night that Chicago While Sox could barely get their bals on it, ending up with a measly three singles. The Tigers, meanwhile, had no trouble whatsoever wilh the offerings served up by four Chi- cago hurlers, hammering out H lu'ts for a 12-0 romp. Ed Bi'inkman and Norm Cash each drove in four of Ihe runs as Delroit retained Its one-game American League Bast lead over Ballimore Orioles by snap- ping the Wlu'te Sox seven-game winning slreak. Baltimore also had a big night at (lie plate, pounding California Angels 12-2. In other American League games, Minnesota Twins beat New York Yankees 4-1, Kansas City Royals blanked Cleveland Indians 4-0, Oakland and I'm going to ha I Athletics defeated Milwaukee added. Drawers 5-1 and Trans Rangers outlasted Boston Red Sox 9-6. Tinuncrman, almost exclu- sively a reliever before this sea- son, was hoping to develop into a fourth .slarler for tha Tigers shaky showings in spring appear to have him headed for the bullpen once again. Once (he flames started count- ing, however, he was a different man. In his last ouliug he pitched seven liuiings of Iwo-liil ball. His team-mates couldn't bach him up, though, and he lost 1-0 lo the Orioles. This lime he was oven more effective, limiting the While Sox to one hit through (he first seven. Cash driving in four runs In a game was not so unusual. He's a slugger. But for the light-hil- ling Brinkman It was n differenl story. It the second home game for the Tigers and the second time he was a star. In (he first, he had hit a two-run homer. Baltimore assaulted the An- gels will! a IG-hit of them coming in H seven-run fifth halt a four-game losing skid. Dave Johnson had three hits and three runs baited In and Bong Powell, Brooks Ilobinson Paul Blair and Mark Belanger drove in two apiece. Meanwhile unpredictable Joe Pepitonc of Chicago Cuhs had a stomach ache. Jim Hick- man played instead and tumec out to be a real pain in the neck for Cincinnati Beds. Jlickman, fining in for the ail- ing centre fielder, belled a pair of Ihrce-run homers Friday to carry the Cubs to a 10-8 victory over the Keels. "I didn't expect to play, nol with a right-hander said Hickman. But the fact that Jack Bil- lingliam throws from the same side that Hickman hits from didn't bother the veteran out- "This session, the third that has gone down the drain, started Thursday at 2 p.m. and wenl on continuously until noon Friday. Dlue has relumed to California. Nolliing I can Bee has been accomplished." Blue, 1971 American League Cy Young Award winner with a 2-1-8 win-loss record, held out for fD2.000. I'inley slood firm on The amount the pitcher Is asking represents a 300-per- cent increase. The negotiating session was held In a hotel under light secu- rity. Blue and his lawyer and Finley and lus legal aide, Wil- liam G. Myers, attended along with commissioner Bowie Kuhn and baseball's lawyer, Alex Hadden. Finley explained the session this way: "I made two concessions with the idea that Gerst and Blue would join in a statement to thn press what these concessions were. "Then after spending two hours working out the state- ment, Gerst went lo Blue- and notified us they would not agree to make the statement ES to what Ihe concessions were. "Then it all broke up. I thought we were ready to sign. We had agreed to the conces- sions. "I offered And Ihls was to he pro-rated starting April 27. In addition I agreed to a pre-payment of for a contingent four-year college scholarship which was part of Blue's original bonus arrange- ment when he signed in 1907. "I also offered as a bonus for his IflVl performance. This all amounted to an extra making his 1972 con- tract worth On March 31, the Athletics put Blue on the restricted list, meaning he was ineligible to play for the first 30 days iolder. lie hammered JlillJngn- am's serves into (he seats in the [irst and third innings. "Billingliam has always been ,ough on said Hickman. "Those arc the only extra-base hits I've ever j-ollen off him." Ilickman's barrage was good medicine for manager Du- rochcr, who raiic out of a hos- pital to manage his first game in a while. He watched lii? team halt an e 1 g h t -g a m e losing slreak. "Hickman will tiny In the said a happy Durocher. "I'll certainly have lo lake an- other look at him." A l.n'o-word poem All's latest? Me wlieeeee VANCOUVER. (CP) Mu- hammad Ali, who has been vow- ing lo look eight years younger when he meels Canadian cham- pion George Chuvalo in a heavyweight fight here Monday, proved Friday night that, if notliing else, he sounds eight years younger. On a radio open-line show Ali spoulod poetry and showed be slill has the stuff thai earned him the nickname "Ihe Louis- ville Lip" when he was known as Cassius Clay. The 30-year-old former world champion's latest poem is titled How It Is To Be The Greatest. It's only Iwo words: "Me, wheeccee." While AU was proving hlmscll andispuled champion of pre- fight verbal battles, Irving Un- gcrman was waging another battle lo get Ihe Vancouver ath- letic commission to reverse its decision that 10-uuncc Rloves are to he worn Monday night. SUES AH) KOIl AU "Tfie heavier gloves are (o Ihe advantage of said Un- gernian, Chuvalo's manager. "Lighter gloves are to the- bene- fit of the harder hitter and Chu- valo nils harder." Chuvalo has slated a prefer- ence for six-ounce gloves, but it had been generally believed eight-ouncers would be used. "It makes no difference to Ali said. Ten-ounce gloves or not, Ali still threatens lo be the first man to knock Ihe 34-year-old Canadian champ off his feet. When asked for n prediction as he wound up training Friday AU replied, "I don't want lo tell him about it, but it's going to be the eighth round." Ali is also looking ahead to a rematch with the only man who has ever bealen Fra- zicr. "Me and Frarier are going to sign in a few days. The negotia- tions arc almost wound up." NOT CONFIRMED But there was no confirmation of this from Los Angeles where Jack Kent Cooke, the man who put up most of (lie money for the first Ali-Frazier fight, has his headquarters. Ali believes the return boul be sometime in August. Be- fore that he has a late Juno date wilh Jerry Quarry in Las Vegas, Nov. One other battle continues, the one at the box office. Ticket sales, at prices ranging between and picked up Valley Farm [n Frederick, Md., according lo promoter Murray Pwiin. 13ul the 51-year- old Vancouver slock piomoter, has just entered the fight admits there's a long vay lo go before the Pacific Timing considered major problems Canada wants changes OTTAWA (CP) Permission to Ice its best in world competi- tion is only one of several condi- tions Canada wants accepted before it re-enters international hockey play. Lou Lefaive, chief of the health department's fitness nnd amateur sport branch and a director of Hockey Canada, said in ;ui interview Friday (hat agreement by Russia, Sweden and Czechoslovakia to play Na- tional Hockey League players next September should not bo regarded as the prelude to Can- ada again laking part in world competilion. When the International Ico Hockey Federalion meets this summer, Canada also will lie I Canada up lo to travel to seeking changes In the time in- ternational competitions a r o held, and better linancial ar- rangements as conditions of re- tailing to world hockey. A key change is liming. They are normally held in March, which is late-season for most Canadian hockey leagues and certainly not a lime when pro- fessional players could be de- tached from their teams in Iho NHL. Canada will be asking for (ho IcurnuTnenls to be held in Sep- tember, normally training-camp time, or lale May when tlio Stanley Cup playoffs arc over Lefaive also snid that it co.sfs MEMBERSHIP FEES MAGRATH GOLF CLUB Announces 1972 Golf Fees FAMILIES MAM AND wire MEN ?4 J WOMEN (Individual) HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS 1 Q Membership! now available REMIT FEES TO f.O. BOX 343, MAGRATH, ALBERTA Europe for the championships, "European teams only havo lo taVe a said Lpfaive. "And since the tournaments aro In Europe 13 years of every 20, it's obvious changes arc reeded in financial arrangements." Canada nlso has some Ideas on which teams should be al- lowed to play In the mcnLs. One Ihought is for the HI1F to send out invitations to lop clubs for round-robin play both in North America and Europe. Dim WILL FLAY Meanwhile scoffs at talk that Ihc hest NHL players be available for the eight-game scries agninst the Russians Iliis September. Roslon'R Bohby Orr and (.ho cream o! Ihe NHL will he says. Hockey Canada directors pill meet a few weeks to set up Q special committee to pick the players and a coacli. Waive thought it unlikely (bat an NHL coach would bo picked or even want to coach the Canadian team. His own Ihought was that someone who had proved himself In the coachinp as Mont- real's Toe be se- Icclcd. Tine r.-inadinn team, nflor playing four cnmcs in Canada Hiifsin in early Scplern- will play in Sweden before goiiif; on lo Moscow to complete the eiphl-game series. I.efaive said the Canadians would spend five days In Swe- den gelling accustomed to the I lime change nnd Ihe bigger Ice surface. They will piny in Czechoslova- kia before returning home. Coliseum's seals are sold out. A full hmise bring Jji S1GG.OOO and Pezim needs more lhan ball (hat to pay All's cut and C h 11 v n 1 o 's stunned with decision. In (fie oilier National Lcagus games Kriday, Atlanta liravcj bombed I'irutcs 13-5; St. Louis Cardinals trimmed Houston Astros 7-2; Philadel- phia Phillies beat San Diego 1'adrcs A'civ York Titels de- feated Los Angeles Dodgers and Montreal Kxpos slugged San Franci.sco B-G. Chicago needed ilickman'j home bat Friday because pitching star Ferguson Jenkiiu w a s n 't in 20-game-wirmlng (arm. The Cubs' pitclier slaj'gered to his "first victory of the season, giving up 13 hiis. "It was a said Jen- kins. "I've never (jiven up that many hits and stayed in a game." BOSTON (AP) Pcler Fuller, owner of D a n c e r 's Image, the horse disqualified Tom the winner's circle of the 1968 Kentucky Derby, said oday he is "absolutely stunned" by a Kentucky court decision awarding (be 1D68 erby purse to Forward Pass. "You win a lace and you want the cnp, the money and everything lhat goes with duller, a Boston businessman, said. "The horse ran all the way and I will run all the way, but I can't nin farther than the iaw will let me run." The Kentucky Court ol Ap- peals held today lhat the win- ner's purse from Ihe I960 Derby must go to Forward Pass, the Calumet Farm colt which origi- nally finished second in the ace. Forward Pass was subse- quently elevated to first after it was discovered that the banned medication phenylbutazone was n Dancer's Image's system during the race. "I have not talked lo my at- :orneys yet, but I have teen led to believe the chances of loday's decision being reversed are Fuller said. "If there is no appeal, I am at [he end of the road." SPENT Fuller said he bad spenl fighting the case to pb- .ain the S122.500 purse whicli as been held in escrow since 'ie 1968 Derby. He said he was most disap- pointed ttot trainer Lou Cala- ,'aris and jockey Bobby Usery would r.ot receive 10 per cent shares of the first-place purse. Dancer's Image, now seven years old, k quartered at Great and Is "doing Fuller said. Dancer's Image was retired by Fuller in MM because of ankle problems after losing the Preakncss (o Forward Pass. BILLY CASPER Casper back >vitli Herald Billy Casper, one of Rolf's all-lime greats will be back on the sporls pages of The bridge Herald for the snmmer. Casper will appear In B sc- ries of illustrated Instructions on the game of golf and how It should be played. Watch for it weekly as golf's third all-time money winner brings winning golf to Ihe read- ers of The Herald. HELP! If this plea wai made lo you Would you know what to do? If you're nol ture Join wilh who thfnklng ahead, St. John'i Ambulance finf old counei May 4lh at p.m., Room 30 of the telhbrJdge Communiry College. No Pre-Regitlralion Necenaryl For Further Information Phone 328-597T or 328-7777 A representalive of Sh John'i Ambulance will bo available unlil July 31st lo give lectures or in form a i Eon to inter- ested1 groups. IF you are con- cerned Phone the above numbers or 327-6907. Truck and Camper NOW! 3 your convenience and enjoymentl We can also tolva your MOVING PROBLEMS WITH A 1 TON TRUCK (Box ancf Tarp) ALSO AVAILABIEI PINTO MAVERICK TORINO CALL NOWI DUNLOP FORD SALES LTD. Avenue nnd M.M. Drive 5., Lethfaridge Box 1234 Phono 328-8861 Yogf local reprcirJMaUc For FORD RENT-A-CAR SYSTEM owns the Celtics SAN DIKCJO (AP) Irving !xrin, president of National Coip. in Los Angeles, Is llic new of Boston Celtics and inlcmls to move tha National finskelhnll Association franchise to San Diego, It was reported today. Ttic San Diego Union said In a copyright story thnt, .1 lawyer Levin has been ne- Rotfalinfl renlal terms witli tha operator and the manager of the San Diepo Sports Arena. An agreement has not heco reached. Before the newspaper pub- lished its story, arena manager Harry OmesL denied that any negotiations bad taken place. IFou'ever, he did say that "Uia SporU Arena lias and will and can make excellent dales avail, able tmy major le.iguo bas- ketball (cam which has tha sanction nf its leapue to estab- lish San Diego as Ihe homo slta of Its franchise.'1 SPORTS FANS1 I BET YOU J DIDN'T KNOW I I by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. 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I I Hera'i a baseball od- I dtly There wai once a Ipilcher who pitched only ona complete bi'rj league game in his thnl ona gams 1 I woif amazingly enough, a I no-hilterl Mil name wai Bo bo Hoi lorn on Despite I pitching u no-hitler jn Ihe G American League In 1953, I Hollamon was never able to I pitch anolhec complete game I 1 in the before thai or after (hall {Hero'j on oddity from ten- I nil thai nobody able I lo explain Tha scoring I in trnnis h "15" for Ihe first I Ipuinl, "30" for Ihe second I Ipoinl, 'MO" for Ihe 1hird point and "game" for Ihe fourlh I point Why don't jhey fust I call the points 1, 2, 3, and 47 t I I bel you didn't know Kirb'i I (Lelhbridge) nro celebraling their new renovolions wilh I absolutely fontaslic savings on out entire slock of VJni- I royal Tires. 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