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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, August 6,1974-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-9 Durant James a surprise winner in Horse race Gray triumphs Norm Gray of Calgary won the 1974 Country Club invitational tournament over the weekend. Kruzers host jeep rally Rollingson was a name that seemed to keep popping up in the list of first and second -place finishers in the Fifth Annual Lethbridge Coulee Kruzers Jeep Rally staged over the weekend. Of course, there were five of them in the competition, but between them they took first in eight events, and finished second in another. Bill Rollingson Jr. downed Fred Stayk of Calgary in the final of the men's polebending event and picked up second place in the four - cylinder-men's obstacle event. Meanwhile, his wife Kathy won the four - cylinder women's obstacle event along with the Class G hillclimb as well as taking the women's polebending event after besting Betty Stayk in the final run. And their son Billy picked up first place in the kid's tire race and the decoration competition. Bill Rollingson Sr. and Flo competed the Rollingson triumphs by taking first in the Class H men's and women's hillclimb events respectively. There were 74 registered competition vehicles, at the three - day event, and over 500 people were in attendance for the rally, with its attendant Saturday night barbecue and Sunday breakfast. The vast majority camped out for the weekend, with facilities ranging from the most ragged tents to a 25 - foot house trailer. Competitors included drivers from Grande Prairie, Lloydminister, British Columbia, Montana, and from as far away as Seattle, Washington. There were no serious injuries at the rally, although one jeep almost went over backwards,in the men's hillclimb. The course was so Horse race champ Durant James of Magrath won the horse race Monday at,the Country Club. steep for that event that only two of 63 registered competitors were able to make it over the top. Placings had to be decided by how far up the course each driver was able to.go. Following is a list of placings in the various events. MEN'S HILLCLIMB Class A-no entries. Class B-1. David Johnson, Creston; 2. Gary Thompson, Kallspell.' Class C-1. Cal Wall, Calgary; 2. ,George Smith, Butte. Class D-I: Dennis Deptuck, Cranbrook 8.8 seconds; 2. John Musll, Elkford. Class E-1. Chuck Willis, Great Falls; 2. Richard MIchaluk, Kallspell. Class F-1. Ernie Freebury, Kallspell 6.3 seconds; 2. Bob Crowe, Lethbridge. Class G-1. Phil Richardson, Misoula; 2. Bruce Taft, Butte". Class H-1. Bill Rollingson Sr., Lethbridge; 2. Paul Fellger, Lethbridge. Class 1-1. James Dowland, Butte; 2. Dave Blom, Great Falls. Top time on hill-Ernie Freebury, Kallspell 6.3 seconds. WOMEN'S HILLCLIMB Class A-1. Marie Dodge, Calgary 19.4. Class B -1. Diane KrampI, Lethbridge 14.6; 2. Gerdy Drogman, Lethbridge 16.0. Class C-1. Doreen Lisoway, Lethbridge 12.9; 2. Shirley Stetar, Lethbridge 22.2. Class D-no entries. Class E-1. Betty Stayk, Calgary; 2. Anne Moser, Lethbridge. Class F-1. Yvonne Landry, Lethbridge 2:37.8. Class G-1. Kathy Rollingson, Lethbridge 19.7. Class H -1. Flo Rollingson, Lethbridge; 2. Tedi Svare, Shelby. Top time on hill-doreen Lisoway, Lethbridge 12.9 seconds. MEN^S OBSTACLE Eight-cylinder-1. Willie KrampI, Lethbridge 2:04.1; 2. Gary Thompson, Kallspell 2:17.8. Six-cylinder-1. Chuck Willis, Great Falls 2:22.0; 2. Tom McDougall, Cranbrook 2:49.9.  Four-cyllnger-1. Phil Richardson, Missoula 3:25.0; 2. Bill Rollingson Jr., Lethbridge. Long wheel base-1. Dave Walde, Cranbrook 4:03.3; 2. Dick RIebe, Poison 4:19.3. \ WOMEN'S OBSTACLE Eight-cylinder-1. Diane KrampI, Lethbridge 3:46.7; 2. Doreen Lisoway, Lethbridge 3:54.9, Slx-cyllnger-1. Betty Stayk. Calgary 5:44.1; 2. Anne Moser, Lethbridge 6:09.0. Four-cylinder-Kathy Rollingson, Lethbridge 3:42.9; 2. Tedi Svare, Missoula 10:32.8. Top eliminator-Diane KrampI, Lethbridge 4:01.3. POT LUCK OBSTACLE For all classes-1. Dick Elshire, Missoula 1:56.0. MEN'S POLEBENDING 1. Bill Rollingson Jr., Lethbridge; 2. Fred Stayk, Calgary. WOMEN'S POLEBENDING 1. Kathy Rollingson, Lethbridge; 2. Betty Stayk, Calgary. WOMEN'S SPECIALTY 1. Gerdy Krogman, Lethbridge; 2. Sheila Hiebert, Lethbridge. KID'S TIRE RACE 1. Billy Rollingson, Lethbridge; 2. Scotty Crowe, Lethbridge; 3. Gloria Moser, Lethbridge. AGES 2-6 1. Charmalne Stetar, 2. Karen Martin. AGES 7-9 1. DInean Stayk, 2. Michelle Silverhorn. AGES 10-14 1. Jamie Marsden, 2. Robert Stetar. BEST DECORATED TIRE 1. Billy Rollingson; 2. Shelley Crowe. Vorm Gray coasted after first nine By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor "Always a bridesmaid, never a bride?" Look out 1975. Gene Outhouse must be wondering what he has to do to win a Country Club Invitational golf tournament. For the second time in as many years Outhouse, of High River, has had to settle for second best. Last year he had to take second bows to Joe Tombs of Great Falls. This time around it was to Norm Gray of Calgary. i.It's one of those things when you play Gray, or any player of his capability, you just don't give him an edge. Gray had things his own way in the championship flight final as he turned the corner after nine holes, four shots up on Outhouse. As Gray put it, "I felt very good, shots were just working for me." They worked just, too often for Outhouse who fell 3 and 1 to the new Country Club Invitational champ. Both Gray and Outhouse had their hands full advancing to the championship flight. Gray bested Randy Andreachuk of Lethbridge in one semi-final while Outhouse had to send veteran Bill Town-send to the sidelines on the last hole of their match. In earlier games Gray downed Don MacKenzie and Durant James while Outhouse chalked up wins over Terry kimriiel and Dave Gowland. Townsend, in reaching the primary final, won out over Bob Myroniuk and Bill Kar-bashewski. Andreachuk, on the other hand, bested Ron MacKenzie and Mike Bower. All was not lost for Bower, who seems to make a habit of taking home silverware from the Country Club. Bower won the championship consolation title after going an extra hole with Kar-bashewski. Bower was one-up RESULTS Second flight - Mark MacKenzie over Tom Boulton. Consolation - Tom Hunt Third IligM - Doug Brown over Pete Granton. Consolation - John Gilflllon. Fourth flight - Bill Henderson over. Ken Roome. Consolation - Terry Steen. Fifth flight - Logan Talt over Bill Broadfoot. Consolation - Steve Smerek. Sixth flight - Nick Onofrychuk over Larry Pizzey. Consolation - Brent McLean. Seventh flight - Don Cassell over Ron Hyndman. Consolation - Ralph Effler, Eighth flight - Jim Carney over Ron Peake. Consolation - Ludvik Pahuije Jr. Ninth flight - Darrel Orcutt over Dick Allison. Consolation - Bob Babkl. Tenth flight - Morley Tanner over Rusty McCutcheon. Consolation - Don Maavardsrud. Eleventh flight - Colin Simmons over Tom McCready. Consolation - Graham Wigg. Twelfth flight - John Paskuski over Bill Townsend. Consolation - Wally Foss. Thirteenth flight - Bernie Sonntag over George Meyer. Consolation - John McCutcheon. Fourteenth flight - Bill Cousins over Doug Sutherland. Consolation - Richard-Wallers. Fifteenth flight - Charlie Smallface over Rod Pocza. Consolation - Jim Crighton. Sixteenth flight - Line Coward over Frank Johnson. Seventeenth flight - Bert Eccles over Glen Hughes. Consolation - Terry Pocza. playing the supposedly final hole but fell victim to a beautiful 25' birdie putt by Karbashewski on the ninth hole. It took Bower just one extra hole to settle things however. Bob McDonald of the city won the first flight in a chipoff with Otto Riedlhuber of Henderson Lake. McDonald had earlier sidelined Ken MacKenzie of Waterton Lakes while Riedlhuber ousted Ron MacKenzie. In the consolation final of the first flight Myroniuk was the victor in a nine-hole match with Doug Howes. Myroniuk got past Gowland in one semi-final . encounter while Howes upended Durant James in another. One of the more popular victories of the final afternoon of the three-day tourney had to be James' triumph in the horse race. Facing a field of nine of the top golfers entered in the tourney James, of Magrath, survived a struggle with Kimmell that went two extra holes. James, given very little chance at the start of proceedings, failed to wilt under the pressure of Kimmell's smooth game and downed the Calgary shotmaker with a birdie on the second extra hole. James said later it was his first look at pressure. "I play in the Magrath tournament," he said. "But it just isn't the same thing." Richard Andreachuk finished third in the horse race. CHIP SHOTS - Durant James wasn't kidding when he referred to pressure he hadn't felt before ... In a chipoff oh the second last hole he edged Richard Andreachuk by a mere three inches . . . Logan Tait, speaking of chip shots, canned his chip shot on the ninth hole to force an extra hole against Bill Broadfoot... Tait's chip-in was for an eight and he went on to win ... No one can figure out why Bill Henderson was upset at Tait's victory . . . Henderson, who says he's an 11-handicap, shot a sweet 81 in two matches Monday ... It will be another year before pro Ed Englehardt and club manager Don Lymburner get a chance to take a bow, for an excellent tournament, so gentlemen take a big bow now. wrr THINK ,0f THE GOOb TIMES THEV MUST / COUNT FOR V SO/VAETHIN' 8-S �c i;i74 Daily Mirrnr Xi'w.^pnp.Ts Ltil, AnilyCai�i' > Hi.M. t'uhl .�ili,Tj<.H;ill AH VESC^IGH) HEH.'HEH.' HEH / WHAT A TIME THAT S KjON ABOUT ?.' lA/AC LJCU ' Uru ' Am" S--1 y----1 WAS... HEH.' HEH/... AN' THEN THERE WAS THE TIME - / -'Vs/MATAM I that was\ before i \met 'IAA.V Stamps' rookie quarterback saw a lot of green and gold EDMONTON (CP)-Rookie quarterback Joe Pisarcik of Calgary Stampeders got a rough welcome into the Western Football Conference Monday night as the Stampeders were defeated 20-6 by Edmonton Eskimos. Pisarcik, a 6-4 import from New Mexico State, not only had to contend with a rugged Edmonton defence, but he also had to put iip with a severe lightning and rain storm that drenched the 21,696 spectators at Clarke Stadium and made handling the ball difficult. The rangy rookie was pressed into service late in the first .quarter when starting quarterback Pete Liske suffered a hip injury when he was sacked after completing a pass. Pisarcik had trouble getting the Calgary offence moving until the fourth quarter, and when he finally did, he ran into an Edmonton pass rush that wrecked two Calgary offensive drives in. Edmonton territory. "It's tough to keep saying that we are not doing badly when we're not winning," Calgary coach Jim Wood said after the game, Calgary's third loss in three outings this season. "But we're not doing that badly, especially with three rookie defensive backs and a rookie quarterback who played nine-tenths of the game." The Eskimos, now 2-0, never trailed as the defensive squad gave the club an early lift. Calgary running bacK Rick Galbos fumbled on the first series of plays and Ed- monton defensive back Dick Dupuis scooped up the loose ball and ran 65 yards for a touchdown wifh less than two minutes gone in the game. Edmonton quarterback Tom Wilkinson ran for an eight-yard touchdown in the second quarter for the other Edmonton major. Dave Cutler made one of two convert attempts and kicked fourth-quarter field goals from the 49 and 37, while punter Garry Lefebvre added a 51-yard single. Calgary's scoring was provided by Larry Robinson on field goals of 11 and 42 yards. .Pisarcik bonnected on 17 of 35 pass attempts for 217 yards, but most of the yardage was picked up in Calgary territory and in Edmonton territory near the midtield line. The, strong-armed rookie was wild when he first replaced Liske, but regained his composure by the fourth quarter. But at that point the Edmonton defence toughened up. Pisarcik and Wilkinson each threw one interception and the Edmonton defence sacked Liske and Pisarcik for 35 yards in losses. Wilkinson completed nine of 16 for 107 yards. Edmonton's Roy Bell was the leading rusher in the game with 112 yards in 23 carries. Calgary officials said,they hoped Liske would be ready for the team's next game in nine days. The lightning knocked out the lights at Clarke Stadium for 10 minutes during half-time, causing a slight delay in the beginning of the second half. Almost there It was a tough hill the jeeps had to climb this weekend. Very few entries made all the way to the top. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PHMklMKliesBoanI THE PUBLIC UTILITIES BOARD FOR THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA IN the matter OF The Public Utilities Board Act: being Chapter 301 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta, 1970 and in the MATTER OF "The Gas Utilities Act" being Chapter 158 of the Revised Statutes of Alberta, 1970 AND IN the MATTER OF rates for gas supplied and service rendered to be charged by CANADIAN PROPANE gas AND OIL ltd. NOTICE OF PUBLIC RATE HEARING WHEREAS the Public Utilities Board, pursuant to Section 27 of The Gas Utilities Act, upon its own initiative, after giving notice to and hearing the parties Interested, intends in accordance with the provisions of The Gas Utilities Act to fix just and reasonable rates, proper and adequate rates and methods of depreciation, and just and reasonable standards of service which'shall be imposed, observed and followed thereafter by CANADIAN PROPANE GAS AND OIL LTD. and WHEREAS at a preliminary hearing of the matter held at Calgary on June 24, 1974, no definite dates were fixed for the filing of materials � and hearing of the interested parties. NOW, THEREFORE, the Board hereby gives notice to all parties who may be interested that the hearing of the matter will resume at the Court House in the City of Calgary, in the Province of Alberta on Monday, August 19th at 10:00 o'clcjck in the forenoon and will continue through until Friday, August 23rd, 1974. FURTHER, the Board advises, that any person intending to intervene in the hearing, notwithstanding that such person may have appeared at the preliminary hearing, should make known his intention to intervene in the hearing commencing Monday, August 19th, by appearing in person or by counsel at the said hearing. Those persons intending to intervene in the hearing may apply to the Company, whose address is: Canadian Propane Gas & Oil Ltd., 600 Three Calgary Place, 335 - Fourth Avenue, S.W., Calgary. Alberta T2P 0J2 for'copies of documents which the Company intends to file at the hearing. DATED AT THE CITY OF EDMONTON, in the Province of Alberta, this 30th day of July, 1974. PUBLIC UTILITIES BOARD S. M. BARNETT, Acting Secretary. ;