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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 8-THE LETHBRIDGE August It Is Not Too Late To Register FOR YOUR HAWAIIAN WINTER VACATION Now Enfoy the Luxurious 747 Service Register Now With ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The Herald Sports Dorchester rig forced issue to the limit Tom Glass barely emerged as champion By GARRY ALLISON Herald Sports Writer Tom Glass came away as the winner of the Last Chance Chuckwagon races in Lethbridge but only by the shmest of margins Glass had a three-race runn- ing time of 3 13 1 a mere two tenths of a second faster than Dallas Dorchester who toured the track in a total running time of 3 13 3 Dorchebter and Glass met head to head three times in heat number 10 over the two- day meet co-sponsored by the Lethbridge Exhibition Board and Labatts Brewery, and Dorchester won two of the three races The one race Glass won however was by a 1 3 second margin and Dorchester couldn t quite make up that differential over the next two races Glass guided the Cowlej and Keith team while Dorchester was at the helm of the Rose Borek rig for the three races including a 1 03 6 run Satur- day night, the fastest time of the meet The Lyle Adams rig was the third wagon in that 10th heat and was guided by Dave Lewis They finished in sixth place over-all with a running time of 3 17 6 Close to spectators took in the Friday night, Saturday afternoon and Satur- day night shows Despite the fact that Kelly Sutherland pocketed only in Lethbridge he made enough to clinch the Canadian cham- pionship The youthful veteran guided the Norm Nelson rig to a low- ly 14th place in Lethbridge but still made enough to out- distance his nearest rivals in the race for the Canadian crown, Dallas Dorchester and Slim Helme Sutherland driving Kelly Sutherland rounds the barrel and heads list of winners as Canada's best drivers took part in for the track in the Canadian chuckwagon champion- the event ships Saturday Sutherland finished well down the Surprise Taiwan wins Chuckwagon leaders WILLIAMSPORT, Pa (AP) Pitcher Lin Wen-Hsiung tired a two-hitter and hit two home runs Saturday to lead Kao Hsiung Taiwan to a 12-1 win over Red Bluff, Calif in the Little League World Series championship game It was the fourth straight vear that a Taiwan team has won the annual tournament and the fifth time in six years Lin a 12 year old righthander used a quick fast ball and a slow curve to strike out 15 of the 21 California batters he faced The only solid hit off Lin was a fifth inning homer by Red Bluff first baseman Greg Shoff That made the score 9-1 and stopped a 45-innmg streak in which Taiwan teams had held their Williamsport op- ponents scoreless STAMPEDE WRESTLING Exhibition Pavilion TONIGHT! P.M. The Kiwis vs Little Bear Cody Quinn Schroeder vs Pringle Ramirez Kowalski vs Marie) Hurst vs Cannon Kelly Bros, vs Babich Bell Following are the final standings and money Chuckwagon races W agon 1 Cowley and Glass 2 Rose Dorchester 3 Al Vigen 4 Ray Buzzard 5 Merle Helme 6 Lyle Lewis 7 Ken Dorchester 8 McCullough and Dorchester 9 R J Vigen 10 Western Mac Standquist 11 Stewart Lewis 12 Sinclair Sinclair 13 Reed s Normand 14 Norm Sutherland 15 Pockard Wilson 16 Archie Sutherland 17 Jack Nelson 18 Vern Crawford 19 Tercia Normand 20 Doug King 21 Newall Bros Hartley 22 Glass and Hartley 23 Cahan and Standquist 24 Bob Willard 25 Tom Mead 26 Sundown Marcus 27 L K David 28 Harry Glass (Only two runs) 29 Pahal Dorchester (on two runs) won for the Last Chance Time Mone> won 3131 99083 74673 59263 61235 41564 38250 35834 46000 21000 31000 18500 17433 31000 26500 7500 7500 8250 14000 8000 20900 8250 7500 7500 7500 7500 7500 7500 3 133 3 144 3159 3 162 3176 3178 3180 319 1 3205 321 2 321 3 3223 3227 3230 3241 3246 3270 3278 3279 3292 3329 3333 3335 3367 3424 4443 2208 2299 10800 Golf league LAKESIDE GOLF Low net Sam Serbu, CJOC 31 Low gross Dick Remple, Flemings and Gordie Laurie, Sugar Beeters, tied at 38 Low team net Flemings Howard Fleming, Dick Remple, Dean Bennett, Gay Fleming 143 Eight-point sweep Owens over CHEC STANDINGS Jubilee Fraches Flemings Ace Pahulje Singers Parsons CJOC Sugar Beeters CHEC Herald Union 76 Dorlgatti House of Lethbridge Imperial Life Walkers 134 133 130 126 119 114 113 109 106 101 102 99 98 97 95 85 Third spot at the local meet went to the Al Side wagon with veteran Ralph Vigen at the reins Vigen ran in the sixth heat and had a running time of 3 144 Vigen, running against Dallas Dorchester in the Ken Borek rig and the Vern Muth team with John Crawford up, won two of the three races with Dorchester grabbing the third The Ray Boris wagon, handled by Ralph Buzzard finished with a 3 15 9 record for fourth spot Buzzard ran in the eighth heat and took the measure of Kelly Sutherland in the Archie Hackwell outfit and Orville Standquist in the Cahan Woodward wagon, in all three races Veteran Slim Helme drove the Merle Anderson wagon to fifth spot overall, compiling a 3 16 2 running time in the ninth heat Helme won two of his three races with Ralph Vigen in the R J Keen wagon and the McCullough and Son team with Gary Dorechester up Vigen s only win came Satur- day afternoon In the battle of the Lethbridge wagons Larry Mead came out on top Mead bested Sundown Hank in two of the three races and had a 5 7 second edge over the three races Mead was driving the Tom Healy ng while Hank was at the reins of his own outfit in heat number five Heat number one saw the three teams the Jack Curzon rig w ith Doug Nelson up Dave Lewis at the reins of Stewart Ranch, and Smokey Wilson driving Pockard Ranch, each win one race over the meet Two teams turned in only two runs as trouble plagued them on their third one and thev failed to record a time Saturday afternoon a wheel horse fell on the Harry Irving rig driven by Tom Glass in the third heat The horse went down on the backstretch but was all right once they got it untangled The two remaining rigs in ihe third heat, were Newall Bros with Darrell Hartley up and the Norm Nelson outfit handled by Kelly Sutherland Newal Bros won two heats and the Nelson team won the other The other outfit with two runs was the Pahal Motors team of Gary Dorchester His lead horse lost his halter on the first barrel Saturday night and Gary had to pull them up Besides Pahal the other wagons in the second heat were Sinclair Bros with Tom Sinclair at the reins and Western Mac Motors driven by Orville Standquist Standquist won two races while Sinclair picked up one win in some of the closest racing of the meet In the fourth heat Maurice Normand, guiding the Reed's Welding rig, took the measure of L K Ranch with Roy David up and Ward Willard at the helm of the Bob Allen team, two of the three times L K Ranch won the remain- ing race Normand, this time in the Tercia Motors wagon, split the seventh heat with his runn- ing mates, Joe King on the Doug Allan rig and Darrell Hartley on the Glass- Armstrong wagon, with each wagon winning one race AROUND THE BARRELS Outrider Frank Dalgren was dragged around the barrels and onto the track Saturday afternoon but was uninjured he was with the Cahan Woodward wagon the closest a wagon came to going over was also Saturday afternoon when the Sinclair Bros ng went up on two wheels after being bumped by Pahal Motors people were on hand in the afternoon while a capacity crowd of 500 took in the final show the RCMP musical ride prov- ed to be extremely popular with the huge crowds the chuckwagon races were the best seen here in many years Brent Seely handled the an- nouncing chores the wagons are slated to return next year in a similar meet Sundown Hank's team refus- ed to start during the benefit race Sunday until the other two wagons had almost circl- ed the track Benefit wagon races for David A benefit chuckwagon race was held Sunday afternoon for driver Ron David, injured earlier at the Calgary Stampede David suffered a frac- tured back and pelvis, five broken ribs, a broken collar bone and a torn kidney when he was catapulted into the air during the first race at Calgary when the pole on his wagon broke, digging into the ground A native of Airdne with a wife and two children, David was recently released from hospital and served as a judge Friday and Satur- day for the wagon races He will be restricted by a back brace for some months but doc- tors feel he will make a complete recovery The benefit realized around with the Lethbridge Exhibition Board donating of that total Six chuckwagons and three outrider races were held with Orville Standquist having the fastest running time in the Cahan-Woodward wagon The Rose Borek team was next with Ralph Buzzard at the reins Jims take first two EDMONTON (CP) Brian Kingman pitched both vie tones Sunday as Calgary Jim mies edged Edmonton Tigers 1 0 and 4 3 in the opening games of the best-of-five Alberta Major Baseball League finals Third game in the series goes Monday night in Calgary Kingman had a perfect game in the first contest until issuing a walk and single in the bottom of the fifth inning Losing pitcher Dick Hazell also had a no-hitter going, which he lost in the top of the sixth inning as he hit Cy Frank with a pitched ball and gave up three singles, scoring Frank with the only run of the game Kingman gave up three hits and struck out nine during the seven inning contest while Hazell allowed three hits and struck out five The Jimmies led off the se- cond game with Russ McKee reaching first on a fielders' choice with two out, and then coming home on a two run homer by John Self Kingman also started the second game, giving up his first hit and a run in the third inning He left the game with a 3 1 lead in the bottom of the sixth, when he was relieved by Chris Ouellette Ouellette then singled in what proved to be the winning run in the top of the ninth inn- ing with his third hit of the game In the five innings he worked, Kingman struck out seven batters while losing pitcher Dave Dumbeck also struck out seven John Turnff had two of Ed- monton's six hits in the second game and four of their nine hits during the afternoon Pearson beats Petty CAMBRIDGE JUNCTION, Mich (AP) David Pearson wheeled his Mercury across the finish line a scant five seconds ahead of old foe Richard Petty and won the Yankee 400-mile stock car race Sunday before at Michigan International Speedway Cale Yarborough, who had his Chevrolet in the lead many times during the first 300 miles, claimed third place after having to make an un- scheduled pit stop with only 30 miles remaining LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. 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TYPEWRITERS Walburger takes all around title Cardston put its new multi- purpose agricultural building to good use over the weekend as they crowded nearly rodeo fans into it Friday and Saturday The event that attracted all this attention was the Chinook Circuit amateur rodeo Conrad Walburger of Del Bonita took advantage of the occasion to show the huge crowds his skills and walked off with the all around title, earning in the calf roping and steer wrestling events Walburger placed second in the dogging and third in the roping Mason Cockx of Strathmore teamed up with a Shade Bros bareback bronc called Red Eye and grabbed the bareback honors with a 63 point outing Jim Camroaert of Rockyford was next in line with a 62, while Fernie, B C rider Brent Thompson was third with 60 points The saddle bronc event was taken by Steve Reverts as he spurred out 65 points, two more than Marlin Draper of Hillspnng and Jerry Lunde of Kipp who were tied for second with 63 points apiece The bull riding trophy will have to be split three ways as Monty French of Hillspnng Bob Robinson of Del Bonita and Mont cowboy Jim Holman all turned in markings of 64 Brent Thompson avoided the traffic jam in fust spot by coming up with a 63 point ride but ended up in second Dale Montgomery of Maple Creek wrestled his steer to the ground in six seconds flat and captured the event Walburger had a run of 6 4 seconds and Oscar Walters of Lethbridge was third with a 6 8 second clocking Burmis calf roper Ken Elliot put the wraps on his catch in 15 seconds flat to take the roping honors Beaver Bird of Browning, Mont was next in line with a 16 7 second run and Walburger had an 18 8 second run in third Lawrence and Marlin Draper of Hillspnng had an event winning time of 9 4 seconds in the team roping event Two Lethbridge lads, Gary Duce and Dean Prozak, split the boys' steer riding honors with identical 63 scores Dianne Krause of Skiff and Duane Collet of Taber were knotted in top spot in the junior barrel race with fast times of 14 4 seconds, three tenths of a second quicker than the senior gals toured the course Pat Sparks Taber, Charlotte Johnson Cutbank, and Donna Brantner of Wrentham followed the exam- ple being set in other events and tied for the senior barrel racing honors with 14 7 second runs The three-performance rodeo was held Friday Satur- day afternoon and Saturday evening ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ac J NATIONAL LEAGUE East W Pittsburgh 66 Pet GBL 520 516 496 3 468 6 i 435 10 419 12 St Louis 66 62 Philadelphia 63 64 Montreal 58 66 New York 54 70 Chicago 52 72 West Los Angeles 80 47 630 Cincinnati 78 50 609 2 fi Atlanta 70 57 551 10 Houston 66 60 524 13 San Francisco 57 71 445 23 2 San Diego 49 79 383 31'2 TODAY'S GAMES Cincinnati T Carroll (41) at Philadelphia Lonborg (14 11) Houston Richard (1 0) at New York Koosman (12-8) Atlanta Capra (11 6) at Montreal Renko (911) Only games scheduled SATURDAYS RESULTS Cincinnati 6 Montreal 4 Chicago 2 San Francisco 1 Atlanta 4 New York 3 Houston 1 Philadelphia 0 Los Angeles 3 St Louis 0 SUNDAY'S RESULTS New York 1 Atlanta 0 Cincinnati 3 Montreal 1 Houston 5 Philadelphia 0 Pittsburgh 4-10 San Diego 1 2 San Francisco 4 Chicago 3 Los Angeles 9 St Louis 3 AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet GBL Boston 70 56 556 New York 65 61 516 5 Baltimore 63 63 500 7 Cleveland 61 63 492 8 Milwaukee 61 67 477 10 Detroit 59 68 465 11 West Oakland 73 55 570 Kansas City 68 58 540 4 Texas 66 63 512 7 2 Chicago 64 64 500 9 Minnesota 62 66 484 11 California 50 78 391 23 TODAY'S GAMES California Hassler (3-8) at Detroit LaGrow (7 14) Cleveland J Perry (13 9) at Kansas City Splittorff (13-12) New York Medich (15 11) at Minnesota Butler (4 6) Oakland Abbott (4 4) or Odom (1 4) at Mi'waukee Champion (8 3) Only games scheduled SATURDAY'S RESULTS Chicago 3 Cleveland 0 Kansas City 4 Milwaukee 0 New York 3 California 1 Texas 6 Detroit 4 Minnesota 9 Baltimore 5 Oakland 4 Boston 1 SUNDAY'S RESULTS Detroit 6 Texas 5 Minnesota 5 Baltimore 1 Oakland 7 Boston 0 New York 2 California 1 Chicago 8 8 Cleveland 5 5 Kansas City 2 Milwaukee 0 CFL Western Conference Sask Edmonton BC Winnipeg Calgary LEADERS Cutler E MacMillan BC Berg S Robinson C Thomas C Thompson S Young BC Warnngton E Harris BC Scott W Mazurak S W L f A 4 2 102 110 8 3 1 97 43 6 3 2 100 77 6 1 3 59 92 2 1 4 72 95 2 Eastern Conference Montreal Toronto Ottawa Hamilton LEADERS Sunter H Organ O Sweet M Andrusyshyn T Rodgers M Muller T Nixon O Allen T W L F A Pis 4 2 132 102 8 3 3 113 111 6 3 3 92 105 6 2 4 93 115 4 TD C FG SPts 0 7 14 0 6 14 0 11 11 0 9 11 700 400 300 300 2 51 2 50 4 48 6 48 0 42 0 24 0 18 0 18 Y's MEN'S NATIVE SONS JUNIOR B HOCKEY CLUB Requires a coach and managers for the 1974-75 Hockey Season. INTERESTED PERSONS Apply in writing to 1003-4AV6.S. Lethbridge, Alberta ;