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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta UMPIRE TURNS REFEREE Home plate umpire Paul Pryor turned referee as he tried to stop the fight between Houston Astros' catcher Jack Hiatt and Los Angeles Dodg- Fights, fines highlight action ers' left fielder Willie Crawford. The two were finally separated by their teammates and both were thrown out of the game for fighting. It was a wild night Monday By THE ASSOCIATED normal, the Cardinals Francisco and Atlanta the New York Mels 3 not scheduled. It was a wild night in the National League Monday for Lou Brock of St. LOUJS, Willie Crawford of Los Angeles and Dodgers nipped Houston by the same score, Pittsburgh turned back Uie Phillies 6-1, Montreal trimmed the swiped his 50th and 51st bases of the season against the MeLs, seltbjg a league record. Wilson, Tim McCarver and 6-2 and Cincinnati split the Cardinals li-ailing 2- lie Montanez of with San Diego, winning Brock singled wilh one out in When everything had losing third and Ted Sizemore beat Claims emotioned Johnson wants back DETROIT (AP) Alex John- reinslatemenl with the club at a "If Johnson were an son, the 23-year-old in Detroit todaj', as the club main- suspended from California that would be one gels hascbai learn, will the 1970 lUarvin Miller, executive emotional problems to batting champion, of the Major League 30 days July 2G Players Association pay after the Johnson's legal representa- Purchase "he did not give his best effort towan' Uie on Uie three-man hearing board. if these various cool lo his susponsir-n, he was fined 29 times for a total and incidents werp due to emotional reasons, then the by club manager and suspensions were al COVENTRY, England for such things as and he should be placec Chris Chilton, out ground balls the disabled Miller sair star of the Hull City night. team, was sold to in turn, flailed sail1 Johnson, who now City Monday for wilh accusations of racism and at one point accused home in Detroit, has been visiting a psychiatrist. Coventry had planned player of threatening stage the signing ceremony a the field last Saturday, before the start of the league the maximum 30-daj suspension ran out, shoot against Newcastle, with Bowie fans watching, but Chillon Johnson on a "resbrictw 1st'1 which, in effect, weekend he wasn't ready to sign from playing any more wont back lo certain is the same, lo- r events and prizes. Onh dales need changing. was erroneously reported in last Friday's Herald that the annual Jem- Cahoon Memoria shooL would be held this weekend at the Linder Bll K tfo in Cardston. vl icVP -r- has been the case for as years as Uie shooters can the event had been hold on Labor Day wcekerx and there is no change this The annual Cahoon Memorial shoot will be this weekend, Sat- and Sunday. two-day shoot is open to interested, for informa- or reservations call 653- 5 jfe will sec ham and shoot from 2 p.m until Sunday will sec the Jerry J f' J 1 event get under way. s events will be staged (fioUen livcnl one will consist of 50, 16-3'ard targets and is open Lo all shoolcrs. t winner of (he first and second events will receive the Jerry Cahoon trophy currently by Vcra Holdsworth of third event is for I V V open to nil shooters. evral will consist of 25 of shooters. each event Ilio money split bo (in a -10-30-20-10 basis. mellow (AP) -California Golden Seals announced Mon- they have acquired dorcucc- Mai-sliall Johnson, 30, from C a n a d i c n s in a VallaDIc cash deal between the and 25 oz. Hockey League clubs. prestige product o[ Canadian Schcnley Disl llcries payled for Cleveland of the American Hockey t, last season and WTS the oul.slaraliug defence- in the. league. out a bunt. Brock then led the way on a double steal, getting such a big jump that there was no throw. Julian Javier singled both runners home- In the fifth, Brock singled, stole second and raced lo third on Jerry Koosman's pick- off throw but was stranded. He singled for the third lime with two out t. the seventh, leak- wide turn and continued to sec- ond on left fielder Cle.on Jones' poor throw. Brcck advanced to third on Sizcmore's infield hit and scored the uinning run when Koosman uncorked a wild pilch. The Los Angeles-Houston fire- works occurred in the first in- ning. Crawford objected to two close pilches from Ken Forsch and started fcr the mound, only lo be intcrcc-pLcd by catcher Jack Hiatt. The two exchanged words and then began swinging, exchanging several punches. Crawford suffered puffed lips and Hiatt had a spike wound on his right leg and a bruised shin. Philadelphia's Montanez was fined flOO by umpire Mel Sloi ner for throwing his helmet after being called out on strikes in the fourth inning, and that was just the beginning. Sleiner ejected catcher Tim McCai'vcr in the sixth after pinch hitter Willie Stargell drew a walk that loaded the bases with Uie Phillies in front 4-3. Relief pitcher Bill Wilson then charged the plate and had to he restrained by several players. Rcbcrto Clcmcnte promptly singled to put the Pirates ahead and Manny Sanguillen singled for an insurance run. Wilson was replaced by Joe Hoerner and had to be wrestled lo the ground by about seven players as he left. In peaceful contests, Bob Bai- ley hit a three-run homer and pitcher Steve Rcnko belted a two-run shot to pace the Expos over the Cubs. Glenn Beckert connected for the losers, who dropped eight games behind Pittsburgh j.rd three in back of St. Louis in Die National League East. Lee May's eighth-inning ho- the Reds lo take their opener from Uie Padres. But Clarence Gaslon doubled hum tiie tie-breaking run in the ninth ijming of tho nightcap to give San Diego a split. Cubs to lake bus to final The countdown lo Ihe Cana- dian final has reached its final slagcs fcr (he Cubs. Cubs, the recently crowned Alberta senior baseball cham- pions, rave the city Friday for Kenoshec, Sask. and Hie Cana- dian championships. Travel by bus will be the order of Ihe day and according !o team Doug Frier there will lw room on the bus for about l.i :pec'lalors. Anyone interested can contact rrier at 327-790-t or 327-2M5. Frier made i1 ,-Ioar Mini he ivould have lo know how many iverc inlcrcslcd by is Uie bus had lo be -Tuesday, Auguil 31, 1971 THE lETHSSiuGE HERMD 7 No hockey team in Japnn. Olympics MONTKE.AL (CP) _ lle- onccmaii Sorpe Savard has signed his conlracl Montreal Canadinis, Ihe Na- ional Hockey league club im- nouDccd Mouday. Canadian officials refuse entry OTTAWA (CT) The execu- tive director of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association said today Canada lias refused an informal invitation from Japan to send a team to the Olympics at Sapporo, Japan, in 1972. Gordon Juclie.s said in an in- terview he wrote to the vice- president of the Canadian Olym- pic committee, Frank fihaugh- nessy of Montreal, saying that a Canadian hockey team "would not be prepared to go to Japan" even if a formal invitation was received. If Canada can not enler a top professional team in world com- petition it will not enter an am- ateur team, he said. That is the position taken by Canadian hockey since January, 1970. "I simply reaffirmed it." Vancouver to start in Medicine Hat MEDICINE HAT (CP) General manager Bud Poile ol Vancouver Canucks said Mon- day night the National Hockey League club will open its 1071 training camp in this southern Alberta cits' Sept. 13. The camp, with 32 players, will ran until Sept. 20 and like- ly move to Calgary if a new ice plant is ready at the Cor- ral. Poile told a news conference the Canucks will return to Med- icine Hat for the remainder of the club's training camp if the Calgary operation isn't ready. An exhibition game against Los Angeles Kings, originally scheduled for Calgary Sept. 20, be held in the same city Sept. 22, Poile said. Juckes said that the Canadian public would only accept ama- teurs playing in the Olympics if a professional [cam was allowed to compete, "and win a few games" in world competition. That would soften the effects of a poor finish en amateur ANDY CAPP IT'S BEEN LOVEW WITH AGAIN, FLO-THANK) ANbV F1 MAKIN1 IT I WILL, MOTHER SO ENJDYA8I.EJ- I'Vc BORROWEb SO MUCH STUFF OFF'ER, SHE FEELS MORE AT'OME IN MY 'CUSS THAN IN OWN. Every player available BOSTON (AP) Tom Yawkey, owner of the slumping Boston Red Sox, said Monday that every player on the club, including high-salaried slugger Carl Yastrzemski, is available for trade. "Under the circumstances of our ball club, I cannot say any- body on the team is not up for trade if the right deals come Record-American sports columnist Larry Caflin quoted as saying. "For belter balance on the I vorile players. (earn ive would be willing lo do what we have to Yawkey said. Yawkey made Hie statement when asked whether the Red Sox would consider trading Yas- trzemski, who is gripped in ite worst slump in his 11 seasons in Boston. Yastrzemski, who recently turned 32, signed a three-year contract for a reported last spring and has been re- garded as one of Yawkey's fa- team at Ihe Olympics, he said. Hockey Canada, a health de- partment organization o organize Canada's inltrna- tional hockey tours, met earlier this monlli in Toronto to discuss the informal Japanese invitation to the February tournament at Sapporo. Hockey Canada withdrew its sanction of Canadian teams going abroad after a dispute wild the Inlxriiatinnii] Ice Hockey Federation two years ago over the makeup of Can- ada's national team. The IIHF bars Canada from entering professionals in world and Olympic tournaments. Third year on team for Rod Bishop A former Lethbrklcc resi- dent, 25 year old Rod Bish- op, has made bis parachute jumping pay off with a berth on the Canadian team for the third consecutive year. living in Vancouver, Bi- shop and four teammates will m the Pan Ameri- can meet in Mexico City in September. Last year Bishop and his Ca- nadian mates gave Canada a third place finish in the world champion ships in Yugosla- via behind Czechoslovakia and Russia. It was the best Cana- dian showing on record in in- ternational competition. Bishop has garnered1 dozens of honors in parachute jump- ing and is considered one of. the finest jumpers in Canada. He has over BOO jumps to his credil. You're milesj.ahead with fimfojte "Our mile guarantee prwes a lot about this "That mile guarantee (ells you a lot about the quality of biake linings we use- About our workmanship. And about our concern for your salely. "Thorough, palnsiok'mg care goes inlo every step of the job. is a rock- boiiom price. But we certainly don't cut any corners. There's too much atslakb. turn the drums and nrc ihs new bra he linings for a perfect fit. Total contact between drum and lining over tfie entfre surface is your best guarantee ol ideal braking performance. 2 "We chock the entire braking sysiem. 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