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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, Auguit 4, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 JUST LIKE HE OWNED IT Doug Brown relaxes following his victory in the Country Club invitational golf tournament Monday. His triumph, over Joe Tomes of Great Falls In the final, marked the third straight year he won the event. rown Wins Third Country Club Crown By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Snorts Writer It doesn't seem to matte where the challenge comes from tiie Country Club invitationa honors just want to stay a home. The past three years have been big ones for Doug Brown of the Lethbridge Country Club From all points in southern Alberta and various stops in British Columbia and Montana have come the challenge bu Brown has been there to fent off any who may dare challenge his domain. For the third year in succes- sion the silverware Hoyt's Hardware puts up for grabs in the Country Club invitational golf tournament has gone to Doug Brown. This, the 1970 edition of the annual event, was Brown's toughest as he had to best Joe Tomes of Great Falls in the 18-hole final. Tomes, a long-time partici- pant in the Country Club tour- ney, forced the popular Brown to the final hole of the ID-hole final before bowing out. Brown trailed by one hole after the first nine holes but won the llth and 12th to go one- up. Tomes was quick to bring the match back to even terms by winning 13. The three-time champion won the 14th hole and that was his margin of victory as the two battled their way through even- Up golf the next four holes. GET AHEAD WITH A HEAD OF HAIR BY ESCORT No need In he faald today with ESCORT. You have permanent hair aurgh, Scotland, showed the ef- fects of tbs past month of hard raining and swimming when she finished fifth in the 200- metre individual medley, one of her poorest finishes in recent years. Yoshimi Nishigawa of Japan set a Canadian open record in the medley winning in The previous mark of was Locals Compete In Final Fred Sommer of the Leth- bridge Track and Field Club turned in his best performance of the year over the weekend in the Alberta junior champion- ships at Edmonton. Sommer tossed the discus 142'7" to win the event and was second in the shot put with a throw of Sommer com- peted in the juvenile class. In midget competition Armin Gerstenbuhler was fourth in each of the javelin and discus and placed fifth in the shot put. His throws were lll'l" in jave- lin, 96W in discus and an even 42' in shot put. Debby Bprzel, in midget ac- tion, was first in the high jump at 4'10" and second in the dis- cus with a throw of lOO'lHV. She was third in the shot put with a toss of Sl'SVz" and third in the 400 metre race at 6-1 sec- onds. Brenda Schmidt was second in the 400 metre at 63.3 and third in the 200 metre at 26.7. She was also third in the long jump witli a leap of set by Claudia Kolb of the U.S. during the 1967 Pan-American Games in this same pool. Canadian swimmers, despite the effects of the Common- wealth Games1, picked up three gold medals, including Miss Coughlan's. Byron McDonald, gold med- allist in the 100-metre butterfly, won the 200-metre distance of that event in Ian Mac- Kenzie of Vancouver was sec- ond. JAPANESE IMPROVE Japanese girls came back strong Monday night after a dis- appointing Sunday when they failed to win a gold medal. Miss Ms'higawa started the team on the winning track and Mayumi Aoki and the relay squad followed her to the vic- tory podium. Miss Aoki won the 200-metre butterfly ahead of team-mate Moriko Asano and the relay team won the 400-metre medley, beating the. Canadian Dolphin Swim Club of Vancouver. Today's final events will see Miss Aoki and Miss Asano tan- gle again in the 100-metre but- terfly. Both girls have qualified nearly three seconds faster than any other girl Going into today's final six events, the Canadian girls held a slim lead over their Japanese counter-parts ki their dual meet: The competition is for a trophy presented by the Japanese coun- sul-general, Tom Hayhashi. Seven selected Canadian girls have won four gold, seven silver and three bronze medals to five gold, one silver and three bronze medals for the Japanese ;Ws. captured the title under a differ- ent set-up in both and 1964. Eleven learns competed in the round-robin championships, in- cluding two from Manitoba, but Quebec and Ontario were the front-runners almost from the start. Quebec, with a 4-1 record, fin- ished first in a six-team pool playing here, while Ontario topped lite five-team pool a t Portage la Prairie with a 4-0 mark. Quebec disposed of the Dauplu'n, Man., Redbirds 4-2 in one semi-final earlier Monday, while Ontario defeated New Brunswick 7-2 in the other. STRUCK OUT 11 Fortin pitched a three-hitter and struck out 11 in going the distance against Sarnia, while his team-mates took advantage of walks, errors and timely hits to score three runs in the sec- ond inning and five in the sev- enth to make it a runaway. Fortin, who struck out 22 bat- ters in the 1C innings he ivorked in the tournamnet, was never in .rouble in the game, although lie gave up the only home run of contest, a solo blast by catcher Tom Thomson in the third. Sarm'a's entry in the tourna- ment was the same team which jlays in the 10-team Ontario in- sr-county league, with the ex- ception of pitcher Jim Corri- veau, a pick-up from Chatham. C o r r i v e a u was Sarnia's starter and loser. The loss was Ontario's first of he tournament after five wins, while Montreal picked up its 'ifth win in a row, after losing ts second start, 12-6, to the Manitoba entry from Carman. Results Unavailable Race results from Edmonton 'or Saturday and Monday are unavailable today. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic 324 5th St. S. Ph. 328-7684 Above Capiiol Furniture It's happening in Alberta AUGUST August Fairs Exhibitions August 10-13 Southern Alberta Summer Games Pincher Creek August 11-12 Agricultural Fair Peace River August 12-13 Agricultural Fair Westlock August 13-16 Corn Festival Medicine Hat August 14-15 Millarville Horse Show Fair Millarvilla August 15 Agricultural Community August 18-19 Annual Enoch Park Rodeo Winterburn August 19 Ponoka Country Fair Ponoka August 20-22 Gladiolus Square Dance Festival Lethbridge August 22 Agricultural Fair Bonnyvilia August 22 Sports Day Summer Fair Calmar August 23 Sylvan Lake Fun Lake August 26 Brooks Horticultural Station Field Day Brooks Presented is a public service by Labdtts ALBERTA BREWERY LIMITED ;