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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 7, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, August 7, 1970 - THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD -  Exhibition Season Opens Minus A Couple Of Joes CITY CHAMPIONS - The Pirates are the 1970 Lethbridge Little League champions after stopping the Tigers in straight games in their best-of-three playoff. The winners are, front, row, left to right, Mark Tokariuk, Cleve Miyashiro, Pat Keenan and Brian Blacker. Centre row, left to right are manager Bob McMann, Greg Pender, Greg Kveder, Scott Jarvie, Gordon Pender and Harry Blacker. Back row, left to right, are Richard Shardlow, Kurt Albiez, Reno Trentini and Gordon Tokariuk. Missing were coach Roy Pennington arid Robert Skriver. Cubs Close In On Second Place Mets Pirates Pull Away For Time Being By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Fred Patek, Pittsburgh Pirates miniature shortstop, hit a double, triple and four1 singles and walked once Thursday night, to provide lots of opportunities for the really big Pirate hitters. And the big boys came through-Willie Stargell with two sacrifice flies and a homer, Al Oliver with a double and a triple and Bob Robertson with a thrfie-rtui homer. The combination^-Patek setting up the runs-batted-in situation and the long-ball hitters driving them home-enabled Pittsburgh to sweep a double- Minor Baseball In Big League action the Expos edged the Cardinals 5-2 last evening. Ken Nakama allowed only four hits off him to pick up the win while Tim Haufe who was relieved by Jerry Veres suffered the loss. Randy Andreachuk paced the Expos up at the plate smashing a triple and a single while Brian Veres aided with two singles. Jerry Nugent managed two singles in a losing cause. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. mm PHONE 328-7684M header from Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 amd 8-3. The five-foot, six-inch Patek scored five runs as the Pirates increased their eastern division lead in the National League to 2Vz games over the New York Mets. The Mets lost to St. Louis Cardinals, 3-0. In other' games, the Chicago Cubs moved within two games of the Mets with a 4-2 victory over Montreal Expos, Houston Astros beat San Diego Padres 8-6 and Atlanta Braves downed Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 in night games. San Francisco Giants hammered Cincinnati Reds 9-3 in the afternoon. Patek had two hits in the opener and four in the nightcap. That gave him 20 hits in his last 39 at bats, raising his average from .228 to .301. Told of his latest hitting binge, he hushed reporters, saying "don't tell me about it. If I think about it I won't hit." He singled in the first inning of the first game and scored on Oliver's double, and then he doubled in the eighth and scored on Alou's single. It was more Turns Out Into Home Run Brown Had Bad Luck By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Detroit Tigers' Ike Brown helped Thursday night to carry New York Yankees back into second place in the American League East. Brown raced over and got his glove on a ball hit to left field by left-handed hitting Bobby Murcer. But Brown's momentum carried him against the fence and the ball fell into the stands for a two-run homer. The play came in the fifth inning of the second game of a doubleheader and gave New York a 5-5 tie. The Yankees went on to win 7-5 and move back into second place ahead of the Tigers. Detroit had taken over second briefly by winning the opener 2-1. Elsewhere in the American League, Minnesota Twins edged California Angels 2-1 in 14 innings, Cleveland Indians blanked Baltimore Orioles 4-0 before the Orioles won 7-1, Kan- f�sso) Moore's Esso Service t S Cor. 3rd Ave. and Mayor Mag rath Drive WE NEVER CLOSE OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY Your Headquarter* For:  Imperial Oil Products  Fishing Licenses  Stereo Tapes  Garden Supplies  Campfirs Equipment * Fishing Supplies  Bar-B-Q Supplies We Now Fill Propane Bottles MOORE'S ESSO SERVICE Corner 3rd Avenue and Mayor Mag rath Drive Phone 327-1046 Licensed Mechanic On Duty from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. sas City Royals edged Oakland Athletics 5-3, Washington Senators topped Boston Red Sox 5-2 and the Chicago White Sox took Milwaukee Brewers 7-3. The Yankees scored the winning run in the nightcap in the Lethbridge Suffers Setback MOOSE JAW (CP) - Edmonton defeated Moose Jaw 4-1 Thursday to advance to the final of the Western Canada senior little league baseball tournament. Calgary downed Lethbridge 5-2 and is to play Moose Jaw for the right to meet Edmonton in the final. Edmonton, led by pitcher Dale Gullekson who allowed only four hits, scored two runs in the fourth inning and two more in the fifth. Moose Jaw got its only score in the seventh. The losing pitcher was Brent Dayton who went five innings before being replaced by Carl Dunlop. Calgary's winning pitcher was Mark Davies who went the distance, giving up five hits. Ken Kurtz started for Lethbridge and Ross Wakelin and John Gardin succeeded him and combined for a seven-bitter. Moose Jaw plays Calgary today and the winner meets Edmonton on Saturday. The winner Saturday advances to the Canadian final against the eastern champion. sixth inning. Jerry Kenney doubled, moved to third on Gene Michael's bunt single and scored as Thurman Munson bounced into a double play. Roy White hit a three-run homer for New York, while Dal-ton Jones belted a solo shot and Mickey Stanley cracked a pair of run-scoring singles for Detroit. GOT BOTH TIGER RUNS Stanley scored both runs in Detroit's opening-game victory. He tripled and scored on Mel Stottlemyre's wild pitch in the third and double and scored on Jim Northrup's sacrifice fly in the fifth. Munson singled in the Yankee run. George Mitterwald's first-pitch homer off Paul Doyle leading off the 14th beat California for Minnesota. The Twins had tied the game when Mel Queen hit Harmon Killebrew with the bases loaded. Bill Voss' homer in the eighth off Bill Zeep, who had a no-hitter for five innings, gave California a 1-0 lead. Andy Messersmith, back from 10 days at Hawaii of the Pacific Coast League where he went to work out a rib injury, went seven innings and allowed five hits. The loss left California tied with Oakland for second in the West eight games behind Minnesota. Dean Chance pitched a four-hitter and Tony Horton hit a three-run homer and Graig Nettles a solo blast in Cleveland's first-game victory. Jim Hardin ripped a two-run triple and pitched a five-hitter, Don Buford rapped a two-run single and Paul Blair homered for East-leading Baltimore in the nightcap. WRESTLING EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM MONDAY, AUG. 10 - 8.30 p.m. SIX MONTHS IN THE MAKINGI NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH ABDULLAH THE BUTCHER vs DAVE RUHL SWEETAN and HAYES vs URSUS and KROFFAT CARLOS BELAFONTE vs SWEET DADDY SIKI CHRISTY BROS, vs MARCONI and CANNON SULLIVAN vs SHARPAD2E-PACCHIANO vs BABIC ADMISSION $2.00 - S1.50 Box Office Opens 7:00 p.m. WATCH STAMPEDE WRESTLING CJIH-TV than enough for Dock Ellis, 2-8, who stopped the Phillies on six hits in outdueling Jim Bunning, 8-11. In the nightcap, Patek opened with a walk and scored on Star-gell's sacrifice fly, singled in the third and scored on Oliver's triple before Robertson unloaded in the inning. He added a single in the fourth, then tripled in the seventh and scored on Alou's single, and singled again in the eighth. Brace Dal Canton, 7-1, stopped the Phillies this time on six hits, winning his third game in four starts since leaving the bullpen. "It was my best night in the majors," Patek smiled, and it might have earned him a reprieve from the bench. He has been replacing injured Gene Alley, who was scheduled to return against the Mets today in the start of a four-game weekend series. Mets ace Tom Seaver, 16-6", was beaten by Nelson Briles, 4-3, for the Cardinals' ninth victory in 11 games. The Cards moved ahead of the Phillies into fourth place. HAD 9 STRAIGHT WINS Briles' seven-hitter with nine strikeouts snapped Seaver's nine-game winning streak as the Cardinals scored on a double steal in the first inning and then rapped four hits for two runs in the fourth. Ken Holtzman, 12-9,. flirted with the second no-tetter of his career and the first major league gem ever in Canada when he silenced Montreal without a hit for seven innings. But John Boccabella opened the eighth with a single and Adolfo Phillips later singled him home. Bob Bailey added a double in the ninth, and scored on two ground outs. Ron Santo led the Cubs' attack with two singles,- a double and his 15th homer, driving in one run and scoring three. Jack Billingham ran his record to 10-4 with relief behind Houston's 12-hit attack, which included three hits each by Bob Watson and Cesar Cedeno. Denis Menke doubled in the lead run in a five-run fifth, and among them, they drove in five runs and scored four to offset Nate Colbert's single, triple and homer. Felix Millan stroked three singles and two doubles arid drove in two runs, leading Atlanta past the Dodgers. Jim Nash, 114, with help from Hoyt Wil-hehn, won his first game since July 3. By THE ASSOCIATED PRBSS The National Football League's exhibition season opens Saturday but the games will be minus a couple of star quarterbacks named Joe. Joe Namath of New York Jets and Joe Kapp of Minnesota Vikings are on strike for more money. Other star holdouts include running back Jim Nance of Boston Patriots and wide receiver Paul Warfield of Miami Dolphins. Only, one day game is scheduled Saturday. The Vikings will clash at Canton, Ohio, with New Orleans Saints in the annual Hall of Fame game. Namath was quoted Thursday night as saying he didn't want to play football. He later met with Phil Iselin, president of the Jets, who issued a statement saying the session was "an effort to resolve some requests Joe has made." Iselin said nothing was settled but he and Namath were "still discussing those requests." 1 The Vikings, meanwhile, said talks with Kapp about his demand for a five-year $1.25-mil-lion contract, had ended. WILL NOT RETURN Kapp's lawyer, John Elliot Cook, said Thursday the Vikings "are out of the picture now" as far as the quarterback is concerned. But Cook wouldn't comment when asked if negotiations were under way with any other team. Kapp has played out his option and is a free agent. Namath, on the other hand, has two years plus an option year left on his present contract. There was a general feeling among Vikings veterans that Kapp would eventually come to terms .with the Vikings. Kapp came from British Columbia Lions of the Canadian League and signed with the Vikings just before the 1967 season. The Vikings had an 0-4 record when he was given his first starting assignment. He led the team to a 10-7 victory over Green Bay, and Minnesota was 3-4-3 the rest of the season under Kapp. The Vikings won the Central Division title and next year with an 8-6 record and notched a 12-2 mark last year in winning the league title. Elsewhere Thursday in pro football, San Francisco '49ers said placekicking star Tommy Davis, a fixture with the team since 1959, had been placed oo waivers. Davis didn't report to the '49er camp. Race Results EDMONTON (CP) - Raca results Thursday at Northlands: Flrsf $1,400, claiming, 4-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs. Senor Tlgre (Bllllngsley) 5.10 3.70 3.00, Be There John (Norr(s) AA0 3.80, Brown Tuque (Haynes) X.00. Time: 1:29. Mary's Monkey, Mobile Service, Turnpike Sue, Miss Viking, Royal Oro also ran. Second $1,400, claiming, 4-year-olds and op, 7 furlongs. Contractors Upended By Homers The Lethbridge Hotel trimmed the RCMP Roadrunners 4-3 and the Nu-Mode Homes clobbered the Contractors 11-2 in two Commercial Men's fastball league games last night. Bob Oshaski picked up the mound verdict over Frank Pop-son to pace the Lethbridge Hotel to the win. For the Hotel, six hitters contributed singles towards the victory while for the Roadrunners Tony Catonio pounded out a home run and both Roy Pen-royer and John Lastuka chipped in with a double in a losing cause. In the second game Ron Zas-adny of the Contractors ran into some control trouble and could not pull himself out of the jam as he suffered the loss. On the other hand Arie Kony-nenbelt chucked fine ball picking up the win. Ken Kevol led the Homers up at the plate stroking .two doubles and a single while Pat Sullivan aided in the win by poking out a double and two singles. In taking the loss Garth Lamb rapped a double and a single and Don Deitzen managed a home run. Powder Puff Sunday Southern Alberta Auto Racers will be back in action Sunday evening at Exhibition Track. Time trials go at 6:30 with racing at 7:30. A total of 14 races will be staged and the feature will be a "C" class Powder- Puff Derby. This is always a big event for the gals as they take their fender-bending ways off the streets and highways and make them pay on an oval track. Due to the heavy rainfall last Sunday the Southern Senior Zone playoff games came to a complete stop. Action will resume this Sunday at 1 p.m. when the Vulcan Giants will meet the Brooks Lions to see who will face the Lethbridge Crighton Cubs in the finals. The Cubs are undefeated in the tournament, therefore the winner of the Vulcan-Brooks contest will have to beat the Cubs twice. Winners of the first game will tangle with the Cubs at 4:30, but in case a third game is needed it will be slated for 8 p.m. All the games will be staged at the Henderson Baseball park. Saturday the southern Alberta horseshoe championships will be run off at Indian Battle Park. There will be singles and doubles competition in the one-day event set to get under way at 11 a.m. There will be trophies to winners and runners-up. Registration takes place at 10 a.m. Lethbridge Native Sons will be in Edmonton for a pair of Alberta Lacrosse League games on the weekend. The locals are currently tied with Edmonton Shamrocks for the fourth and last playoff spot so coach Dave Smith is looking for a point or two on the weekend. Speedometer (Rasmussen) e\50 4.08 3.30, My Escudo (Bllllngsley) 3.40 3.10. Cosmls Kid (McCauley) 5.10. Time: 1:27 3-5. HI Pipes Rai, Yor Evad, Wolf's o* Go, Finagle, China Moon also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: $31.20. Third $1,500, clalmlnfl, 4-year-olds and op, 1 1-16 miles. Khars Charm (L. Wiseman) S0.10 15.90 6.70, Blue Twist (Bllllngsley) SM 4.10, Squib (Haynes) 5.00. Time: 1:51 1-5. Bright Valley, Prairie Blue, Fablaen, Berngale, Pretty Talk also ran. Fourth 51,400, claiming, 3-year-olds, t furlongs. Denorco (Shields) 10.W 4.70 3.10, Mighty Willing (Rasmussen) 3.60 110, Helration (Barll) 3.40. Time: 1:28 4-5. Crustacean, By Mood, Mister Stockyards, Salty Princess, Miss Gtorgy Girl also ran. Fifth $1,400, claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 furlongs. Big Bamba (Stadnyk) 4.00 3.40 1.70, Canterlna (L. Wiseman) 17.20 7.40, Wellington Lad (Bllllngsley) 2.90. Time: 1:29. Tricky Babe, Astro Prince, Weslern Rocket, Yukanbetme, Joe's Profit 1*0 ran. EXACTOR: $146.30. Sixth $1,500, claiming, 3-year-oldJ, 1 1-14 mile. Ouillallon (Hunt) 6.J0 5.10 3.70, Multifold (B. Cuthbertson) 11.60 5.20, Pockal Boss (Coombs) 3.00. Time: 1:50 1-5. Lollfa's Hope, Tidal Breeie, Dlddlt, Custom Cab, El Fllisteo also ran. Seventh $4,000 added, 2-year-olds, 7 furlonfl*. Moonlight Shadow (J. Whittle) 5.10 3.00 2.70, Penlcltllum (Resmulsen* i.Ttt 3.20, Table For Tony (Norrls) 4.30. Time: 1:28 3-5. Rexequus, Tis Foolery, Girted Scribe, Charlie O, Sandy's Spendour *lso ran. Eighth $1,500, claiming, 4-year-olds ind Ufc. 7 furlongs. The Iron Girl (Norr)s) 22.80 1J.1* 6.30, Chuckle On (Parsons) 9.20 4.90, Lady Kasha (L. Wiseman) 3.50. Time: 1:28. Ken Kal, Sfrayed Inn, Polljh Bod, Dexter Boy, Miss Kaysuecon also r�n. QUINELLA: $83.40. Beliveau Has Signed MONTREAL- (CP) - Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League announced Thursday that their training camp will open Sept. 10 at the Forum. A total of 75 players have been invited to attend the camp. The Canadiens also said team captain Jean Beliveau has signed his contract for the 1970-71 season. Beliveau, 38, will be entering his 18th season with Montreal. The Canadiens said they will play a 10-game pre-season schedule in addition to intra-squad games. Experienced Automobile Salesmen Required Immediately Due to our plans to move to our new premises January 1st, 1971, we require 3 experienced salesmen immediately. Apply in person to L. D. FOSTER Sales Manager DUNLOP FORD SALES 1718 3rd AVENUE SOUTH 1 The Herald Loses Eight It just wasn't the Lethbridge Herald's day in Lakeside Golf League action Thursday night at Henderson Lake. The Newsmen were dumped for eight points at the hands of Safeway. It was the only eight-point sweep of the night. Logan Tait led the Safeway club as he fired a 32 for low net honors while Harry Blacker of CHEC and Roy Ully of Singers tied for low gross with 37b. John Thorlacius, Ray Mc-Pherson, Ted Ponech and Eric Moffatt earned Walkers low team net as they combined for a 145. STANDINGS Safeway.....................130 Walker......... -.............126 Singer.......................T24 Pahulle......................119 Bastedo.....................117 Fleming.....................116 Parsons..................... 116 Klmura......................115 Co-Op....................... 112 Owens.......................Ill Fraches..................... 108 Boise........................106 CHEC....................... 103 Dorigatti.....................103 Herald....................... 99 A and W.................... 13 JJREBQO TRAILER AWNING SALE 7'6"x9' 10'x9' 12'6"x9' 15'x9' Reg. $49.95 NOW $39.95 Reg. $59.95 NOW $49.95 Reg. $75.00 NOW $65.00 Reg. $85.00. NOW $75.00 All awnings have 6" painted duck valance. Prices include poles, guy lines and pegs. Material is a rugged duck and available in three valance colors - Red and white stripe, Yellow and white stripe, and brown two tone stripe. Bug screen attachment is available - 3 side* and fill in - for 20% off. Sale extends to the 7th of August1. PREBQO RECREATION VEHICLES 600 - 4th Ave. North Lethbridge ;