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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Maxwell io Lakers need victory to force showdown linkers cannot ford tlio luxurj' of a lus.s. The entire Alberta Major Daseljall Ixiafjua scasmi bulls down Io tonight's eight [p'cloi'k cncount- er at Henderson Park- A r.aker victory would mean a llilrd and deciding fjame Sat- urday in Calgary. A loss would mean mothballs and the start of fall for Hie Lakers. The locals are involved In a Avery all set to fight MUNICH, Germany (AP) Avery HrunclaBc, preparing to step down as president of llio International Olympic Com- mittee, is acting like a man who welcomes Hie chance to bow out fighting. Brundage, M, was in a jovial mood as he talked to reporters Wednesday about what will likely be his one of the toughest-fielits of llia 20 years in office. Ills opponent this lime is not professionalism or com- mercialism, but the form of a black African move- ment to boycott the Munich Olympic Games because of par- ticipation by athletes from the breakaway British colony o( Hhodesia. "We cannot tolerate political Bnindage said sftcr putting the boycollers on notice that their national Olym- pic committees slant! to be dropped from the IOC and their athletic teams disqualified from future Olympic competition. Ten days before tha Riati of the Games, seven African states had served notice that their teams would not partici- pate If the Rhodesians did. ALL CONDITIONS MET Brundago Insists the Rbode- ulans will remain since they one adhering to conditioas the Africans themselves last year. These included marching under the old colonial flag with the Union Jack, ac- cepting the designation of southern Ithodesia and otecrv- lug "God Save the Queen" as Rhodesia's national anthem. Brundagc's successor Is ex- pected (o he elected during the prn-Olympics IOC meeting here. The plenary session opens on Aug. 21. Two leading prospects for the post arc IOC Vice Presidents Killnnin of Ireland and Count Jean De Beaumont ol France. WAYNE COMMODOUOE Haggart thinks of everything Kings upset T.OS ANGELES (AP) IMS Angeles Kings filed suit Wednesday to try to keep three players from jumping io liio new World Hockey Association. The Superior Court suits named cer.tro .Jim Johnson and defcncemen Uoug liarrie imtl Hot) Woytowich, nil of whom oamo to the Kings In Irmles last season. Johnson, ono of the Kings' players in the second half of the season, lies signed n con- tract with Minnesota Fighting S.iinl.s of (he WIIA. TORONTO (CP) Since Hob Ilaggart has the job of seeing that everything goes smoothly on Team Canada's lour of Russia next month, he Is arranging to fly over sev- eral dozen rolls of Canadian toilet paper. As a member of the ad- vance parly visiting Moscow to set ui the last half of the series against the Russian hockey team, Ifaggart tested the local bathroom tissue and found it bad tlie consistency of sandpaper. the former trainer of To- ronto Maple Leafs, now busi- ness agent for a number of professional athletes, says his job wiui Team Canada is to keep the players happy. "If you have to describe my function, that's he said. "To keep everybody In a good framo of mind and to solve problems as they arise." For instance: "Gary Rcrgman was driv- ing in from Detroit and be phoned me- to report his cor had broken down. I had to ar- range a low Iruck for him and Io get him here. Now Mickey Hedmon's car Is on Iho fritz. Another job for old lliiggy." The toilet paper was one problem Haggert nipped In (lie bud. He looked alter an- ollier when ho sampled the Moscow beer and found it had n si range, barley-like fla- vor.11 'Hie team will take olong a few cases of a Cana- dian brew. "I've advised the players, based on my own experience, to take along their own soap, too." bcst-of-thrco semi-final with the Calgary Jimmies, league pennant winners, and nothing would please club manager Doug Frier more thtui a vic- tory. "If we take the runs we usu- ally give away, and keep them ourselves, we'll be joked Frier. fio was serious, however, when he said "We can beat tho Jimmies if we play heads up ball." A couple of timely hits and Laker errors led to the 9-6 set- hack In Calgary Tuesday. We'll go after them real good tonight." added Frier. "We won't give them any- thing." Lakers finished fourth in tlw six-team league in this their first year of operation. They only managed one win against the Jimmies fill season. They need this one tonight. Randy Maxwell, who has had a mediocre season for the big right-hander, will pitch for the Lakers while the Jimmies will counter with their ace Bob Balrd. "Our big bals will have to be said Frier, in par- ticular those of Roll Roy and Wayne Commodore. Roy, tlra league batting champion, and Commodore have shared the hitting load for the Lakers more than once this year and Frier Is hopeful they can do It again. "There is no uuippod Frier, "It all has to be done tonight." The Lakers are underdogs, they could he packing their bags alfer tonight's encounter. Bui all the same, they have come n long way for a club that wasn't supposed to win more (ban two or three games all year. Jimmies' playlng-coacb John Elick made that remark, ac- cording to Lakers' trainer Harry when the locals were accepted into tbe league. Tonight, if for just that state- ment, the Lakers would like to have Elick eat his words. Thunrfoy, Augui) 17, 197? THE UTHBRIDOt HEKAID 13 Triumph 31-29 Eskimos do it again with fumble recovery MAXWELL GETS NOD Randy Maxwell will be on the mound tonight ol eight o'clock when tha Lethbridge Lakers meet Calgary Jimmies in the second game of the Alberta Major Baseball League semi-finals. Jimmies won the first game 9-6. The gome tonight is set for Henderson Park Carin McBean in third spot Dynamos play DALLAS (AP) Precision- massing Moscow Dynamo, soc- cer champion of Russia, makes its United Stales debul tonight against North American Soccer League defending champion Dallas Tornado, whose hope iurned up the back nine for 18- lole totals of B2, two strokes jelrind the leader. Miss McBean, 18, Alherla provincial champion, had an 83 [he saine score as Terry Ariza of Winnipeg. Miss White's score helped British Columbia grab a share of the lead with Alberta for thi inter-provincial team cham pionslilp, determined by taking the two best scores each daj from the Ihrec-lnembcr teams. British Columbia and Alberta are deadlocked at 168 going into today's final 18 holes of the team competition, with Oniarii Iwo shots hack and defendlni champion Quebec in at 172. A large huskie picked Miss While's ball on the fourt: hole, then grabbed Mis McBean's, chewed it thoroughly then spit it out. Tho animal was removed be ire bothering other golfers. Miss McBean ran into diffi low m QJj QC J All blcycfoi are properly anembled, tot- up on (I equipped with a kick tland und lervlcad wllh a 90-dtiy adLutl> men! policy find n 6 monlFt niicl Tabor wrtrrnnty. CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. 5. Phono 327-3221 Cloiotl Mondny, Open Daily a.m. Io p.m. ThumJny cmil Frltlny a.m. Io p.m. OPEN A TOTAL OF SAVt HOURS "Serving S. Alborin for Over 35 YroiV' No rule against, it Gal reporters welcome OTTAWA rrpi rx-mh Frnnk flair snys any woman ropnrler In I lie press box of Lmisdowne Pnrk provided she knows ftiotfinll Eiml can stmirt profanity. lie outlined his stnrKlnrds nffE-r it'tiicfniiliy lifting a linn In jini'mil a United Press In- rrfpnrlor In hc- thn firs! to covrr n G'nnnrlint. Kooihnll LonK'io jwino frnm I lie Lanpflmmo boy. The rcfioi Icr, Snsnn ttMs- ler, receives] n one-day p.iss (o cover the Aug. 30 game be- Toronlo Argonmils and Koiiflh Hitlers C'lnir expressed some doubt nbout Miss Hoislor's creden- tials as ti fnothfir! writer, rvcn :is ho the apparently flfler a uillt HIP tparn'K public rein- lions Miss Hrislrr she lind fur a pass on Kri- driy Itnl had hee.n talked Io in n "fatherly way" about the of the press box. snid Clair still rc- Iiielniif Io Iho pass nftcr she fiair] sho was not ened of