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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THE LETHBRIDGE Auguct It Is Not Too Late To Register FOR YOUR HAWAIIAN WINTER VACATION Now Enjoy the Luxurious 747 Service Regltter Now With ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 Massey brilliant, cards five birds EDMONTON (CP) Deb- bie of Bethlehem, Pa shot five birdies in a row and posted a record breaking 70 to grab the first-round lead in the Cana- dian women s amateur golf championships heading the strongest inter- national field to play in the s amateur in many .ears MIS.S tore five strokes from par at the Kdmonton Golf and Country Club course and opened a hot lead over her uostst iival Bettv Cole ot Edmonton Mrs Cole No 1 plaser on mt Alberta arovmcial team 'hat opened a lead in the an- nual icrppetition which ends Fastball tourney Three teams will take part in a roana-robin fastball tour- nament at Dave Elton Park to decide Southern Alberta s representative to the Intermediate fastball championships in Calgarv on tne Labor Dav weekend The Yoik Farm Generals and the Lethbridge Hotel Northstars will tangle at 10 am with the loser meeting hp Pass Hotel Toros at noon and the w.nner facing the Toros ai two Othor games it necessary are ten'ativelv scheduled for 4 p m and b p n with final ciriangenients to be made the teams on Sundav Meanwhile the Lethbridge M dget Ch'efs and Midget h, h o e s will represent Alberta in the Aioerta Summer Games soft 4 c, 11 competitions this in CVlgarv The Chiefs plaved tneir first gan" M the division uhon 'be, net Ardrossan this while the Fchoes see tiieir f'rbt antion pn Fndav night The Summer Games tour naments will also determine the provincial Alberta Softball Association winners for midget boys and girls today, managed a 71 several years ago Her 73 Wednesday was my best showing in the opening round since about 1967 Only six three or matched par One shot behind Mrs Cole was Katie Falk of Milwaukee, while Gail Lee of Edmonton and Gail Moore of Vancouver tied Amy Alcott of Pacific Palisades, Calif, for fourth place at even par I was shooting for 69 said Miss Massey, whose best com- petitive round was 67 at Holly wood Fla I have shot 70 mam times Barb Home of Lethbridge had an 88 on rounds of 41 47 One of the longest hitters in women s golf Miss Massey took advantage of her power to earn birdies on all seven of the parfive holes As Miss Massey 23 tore apart the course, her travel! ing companion, Carol Semple of Sewicklev Pa was one of several to find problems Miss Semple was tied with four defending champion Marlene Streit of 79, four over par Miss Semple lost five shots to par on the first five holes and could not recover com pletelv Almost the only major (law in Miss s round was a double-bogey six on the second hole I had an easy six-iron to the pin but I pulled it right Then I hit a no-brain putt about five feet past the hole and missed coming back Miss Massey said she ex pects to return home next week and ease off her com- petitive golf after playing for seven successive weeks She 11 avoid it entirely during the winter Cole and McMillan sparked defending chamoion Alberta to a one shot lead over Ontario in the team competition with British Columbia four shots back in third place Based on gross scores, Alberta had 232, Ontario 233 and British Columbia 236 In the net com- petition Prince Edward Island led with 220, followed bv Ontario with 225 and New Brunswick with 226 ENGLISH TRIUMPH 10 SPEED BIKES K.ck stand amber wall tires, leather seat, reflector pedals Wemmann centre pole brakes Excellent duality English bike at this low price 109 95 Other 10 Speed Bikes As Low As 9995 BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 91 3 3rd Ave. South Phone 327-3221 Herald Sports Onto the track So this is what it looks like from the driver's seat of a chuckwagen Insert is Tom Dorchester Herald staffers take ride By GARRY ALLISON Herald Sports Writer Visions oi the greats of the chuckwagon world were conjured up yesterday Dorchester Vigen, Glass Cosgrave Flett Allison and Groenen Allison and Groenen9 Well for 10 minutes Wednesday Herald photographer Bill Groenen and myself were a lot closer to becoming chuckwagon drivers than we ever were before We were both hanging on precariously and peering over the shoulders of a true wagon immortal Tom Dorchester From the tying on of the canvas through the harness ing of the four spirited Thoroughbreds, Boxer Rebellion and Kattella the leaders, and Prince Bold and Quill's Charm, the wheelers, and on through the run to the leaving of the track, the blood of chuckwagoners over the ages raced through our body Armed with the expert advice imparted by Tom (to ride out a roll-over as long as possible and to jump free only at the last moment making sure our feet weren t tangled up) we headed for the track with a somewhat shaky sense of security To add to our confidence Tom related the tale of an unfortunate TV cameraman he took out once who fell down and completed the ride bouncing around in the back of the wagon It was intriguing to note the reaction of the horses and how their attitudes changed as they were headed for the starting barrels When we left the barns the horses, head down, plodd- ed deliberately on ahead uncaring about their surroun- dings But once on the track their heads came up and their gait quickened When rounding the final turn in front of the grand- stand filled with cheering thousands in our over-active imaginations the four horses started bouncing and straining at the reins gripped tightly in the experienc- ed hands of their driver Though there was only one barrel in the infield we saw two and heard the clatter of the stove the report of the starter s gun and the roar of the crowd Aw, what a wonderful thing imagination is We rounded that barrel as only Tom Dorchester rounds barrels, at full tilt Tom guided the rig around the barrel with ease while I clung tightly to the seat with one hand and held Bill by the belt with the other as he leaned out for a better angle for a picture We roared onto the track and into'the first turn, our hearts pounding, rivaled only by the wagon's creaking, the horses's hooves and the knocking of our knees Too soon Tom braced himself against the pull of the Thoroughbreds feet secured in the two front corners of the driver s box, and brought the willing to run forever horses to a slower pace Our interlopement into the forbidden world of one of the chuckwagon world's greatest driver's was over Tom sensing our apprehension at charging all-out down the back stretch slowed his charges, neatly turned them around at mid-track and guided them out the rear gate Whenever we watch the wagons run, which they will do here Fndav and Saturday, both Bill and I will be one up on the average spectator we experienced the thrill and excitement of one of the world's most dangerous sports chuckwagon racing Same old story for Riders THE CANADIAN PRESS While Saskatchewan Rough- riders were relying on veterans Ron Lancaster and George Reed for a 10-8 victory Wednesday night over Calgary Stampeders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers had something a lit- tle bit special The Bombers got a big break in the final moments of the game and turned it into a touchdown for an 18-13 win over Toronto Argonauts, their first victory of the Canadian Football League season after three losses I didn't even know it was a touchdown until thev put the ball down for the extra said Winnipeg quarterback Don Jonas I thought we'd just got the one point The wild finish capping a generally lacklustre game be fore fans in Winnipeg, began when the Argos had SALESMEN OF THE MONTH BRIAN FRANZ Salesman for June We are pleased to announce that Brian Franz was "Salesman of the Month" for June and Dee Morris was "Sales- man of the Month" for July. Fleming Motors congratulates Brian and Dee for their fine showing these past 2 months. If you're thinking of a New or Used Car or Truck, think of Dee or Brian at: DEE MORRIS Salesman for July FLEMING MOTORS LTD. 7th Street and let Ave. South Phone 327-1591 Football roundup CFL Western Conference W L F A Pit Sask 4 1 89 93 8 Edmonton 3 1 97 43 6 BC 3 1 96 68 6 Winnipeg 1 3 59 92 2 Ca'gary 1 4 72 95 2 TO C F 8 0 9 8 3 36 9 5 5 29 637 6 LEADERS Cutler E MacMillan BC 0 Robinson C 0 Thomas C 400 Berg S 0 11 4 Young BC 300 Warnngton F 300 Harris B C 300 Thompson S 300 Scott W 300 Mazurak S 300 0 24 0 23 0 18 0 18 0 18 0 18 0 18 0 18 CFL Eastern Conference W L F A PU Montreal 3 2 103 92 6 Toronto 23 96 98 4 Hamilton 23 83 86 4 Ottawa 2 3 83 101 4 LEADERS TD C F Sunter 0 6 13 Organ O 0 6 13 Sweet M 089 Andrusyshyn T 088 Rodgers M 600 Muller T 400 Nixon 0 300 SASK 10, CALGARY 8 Sask. First downs 19 Yards rushing 150 Yards passing 167 Net offence 311 Passes made tried 17-29 Interceptions 1 Punts average 1141 Fumbles lost 0 0 Penalties-yards 5-45 WINNIPEG 16 TORONTO 13 Tor. First downs 6 Yards rustling 79 Yards passing 71 Net offence 113 Passes made-tried 6-17 Interceptions 1 Punts average 14-39 Fumbles lost 0 0 Penalties-yards 20 S Pta 2 47 2 47 2 37 5 37 0 36 0 24 0 18 Cal 20 77 316 372 22-35 0 11 38 2-1 4 30 Wpg. 15 121 109 212 9-12 2 14-41 2-1 5 ?5 Zenon Andrusyshyn punt from the end zone on the final play of the game, although time had actually run out before the kick Winnipeg kicker Walt McKee picked up the punt, stepped around Peter Muller on the Toronto 35-yard-hne, and booted the ball back into the end zone, where Wayne Allison of the Argos tried un- successfully to make a return punt Dave Knechtel of the Bomb- ers blocked Allison's attempt, and Jim Heighten recovered the ball in the Argonaut end tor the touchdown At Calgary, playing before about fans, Lancaster threw a 44-yard scoring pass to Steve Mazurak on the first play of the second quarter, and the Roughnders never looked back Place kicker Brian Berg converted Mazurak's touchdown and booted a 37- yard field goal with 40 seconds gone m the fourth quarter that provided Saskatchewan with the margin of victory Larry Robinson, who put the cellar-dwelling Stampeders on the Scoreboard with a 32-yard single mid-way through the first quarter, converted the fourth-quarter touchdown LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Level 7th Street Shopping Mall Lethbridge, Alberta i Phone (403) 328-7411 ADDING MACHINES World's best in attendance More than 30 chuckwagons are slated to hit the track Fri- day night at 7 30 as the Last Chance Canadian Chuckwagon races get under way at the Lethbridge Exhibition Grounds The races, co-sponsored by the Lethbridge Exhibition Board and Labatts Brewery, will also run Saturday, getting started at 2 and 7 30 p m Three wagons will be run off in each heat with as many as 10 heats on each program Many of the top chuckwagon drivers in the world will be included in the two-day meet which will determine the Canadian champion for 1974 Former world champions like Tom Dorchester in the Stewart Ranch rig, Ralph Vigen driving the R J Keen outfit, Lloyd Nelson at the reigns of his own team and last year's champion at both Calgary and in the world, Dave Lewis in the Lyle Adams rig are all entered The Merle Anderson rig, with Slime Helme up, which won the Calgary Stampede in 1973 and this year's Calgary winner exciting Kelly Sutherland driving both the Norm Nelson and Archie Hackwell outfits have also paid their entry fees Lethbridge drivers Larry Meade in the Tom Healy wagon and Sundown Hank in his own rig will be competing against the likes of Gary and Dallas Dorchester, Tom Glass, Orvil Strandquist and Ward Willard These and many other top drivers will be racing for a total of in prize money plus the added entry fees of the wagons This type of race is a first both for the chuckwagon peo pie and the of Lethbridge and will prove to be an ex- citing meet Held in conjunction with the RCMP Musical Ride the rac ing fan will be treated to near- ly two hours of exciting action each rhuckwagon perfor- mance Reserve tickets are available at the Lethbridge Exhibition Office and may be obtained throughout the dav White sets world record VANCOUVER iCP) Ted Radchffe, Canada's national track and field statistician said here Wednesday it has been confirmed that an On- tario girl set a world high jump record Saturday He said Julie White, 14, of Brampton, Ont, broke the previous world record for her age group when she jumped fivp feet lO's inches at the OP tano Senior Track and Field Championships in Scar borough Ont on the weekend The previous record was five feet inches ELRICH TIRE SPORT NATIONAL LEAGUE East LEAGUE East W St New Los San San TODAY'S GAMES No games scheduled WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Lo- Angeles 320 002 000 7 11 1 Chicago 003 010 010 5 72 Messersmith (14 5) Marshall (8) and Yeager Bonham (10 16) Hooton (7) and Swisher HRs LA Crawford (10) Chi Thornton (7) Tyrone (1) San Fran 100 000 100 7 0 Pittsburgh 020 000 02x 4 9 0 Halicki (1-7) and Rader Ellis (10 8) and Sanguillen HR Pgh Kirkpatrick (5) Philadelphia 021 000 421 10 15 Cincinnati 000 000 81 Lonborg and Boons T Carroll '4 1) Borbon (7) Hall (7) Baney 19) and Bench HRs Pha Schmidt (2) (32) Unser (8) Cm Foster (7) New York 301 002 12 1 Houston 000 010 65 Koosman (12 8) and Hodges York (6) De Los Santos (6) Scherman (9) and Johnson HR Hou L May i20) S' Louis 000 000 121 10 3 Atlanta 012 020 OCx 5 9 Gibson (7 11) Osteen (7) Hrabosky (8) and McCarver Capra (11 6) HRs SL Reitz (5) All Evans (16) Lum (8) San Diego 204 000 010-7 72 Montreal 321 000 002 8 16 1 Spjllner Laxton (1) Palmer (3) Hardy (7 3) (8) and Canmzzaro Ken dall (8) Renko (2) Murray (3) Taylor (6-1) (8) and Foote HRS SD Locklear (1) MTL Bailey (16) TODAYS GAMES Kansas Ci'y Solittorff (12 at Cleveland J Perry (138) Texas Jenkins (17 11) at Baltimo e Palmer (4 8) WEDNESDAYS RESULTS Minnesota 000 001 000 1 60 New York 013 000 OOx 4 11 0 Butler (4-6) Hands (4) and Roof Medich (15 11) and Munson Chicago 000 000 000 0 1 1 Boston 000 110 02x 4 8 0 Wood (18 15) and Herrmann More' (7 5) ard Montgomery Kansas City 001 000 qOO 6 12 0 Cleveland 300 110 002 -7 91 Dal Canton Pattm (5) Mmgori (8) (2 3) Bird (9) and Healy Bosman 4) and Ellis Duncan (9) HRs KC Heaiy (9) Pmson (6) Cle Spikes Texas 010 002 002 5 8 0 Baltimore POvj 100 7 2 Bibby (18 14) tt (8) Foucauit (S) ard Sin dberq Gr rslpv (14 11) Reynolds (9) ind Williams HR Tex Burroughs (25) Milwaukee 000 200 210 5 6 i Oakland 000 000 210- 3 3 0 Kobel (6 9) Murphy (8) and Porter Odom (1 4) Lindoiad (7) Fingers (8) and Haney HRs Oak Jackson (24) Tenace (21) Detroit 000 000 000 0 4 0 California 000 010 01x 5 2 LaGrow (7 14) and Wockenfuss Hassler (3 8) and Rodriguez rGENERA TIR DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD. 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