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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Kuhn sued by Finley CHICAGO Owner Charles 0 Finley of Oakland Athletics said Friday he will file suit against baseball com- missioner Bowie Kuhn seek- ing to overturn a fine and probation for actions during the World Series Finley's announcement came after he was told by the commissioner's office by telephone Friday that Kuhn was sustaining the dis- ciplinary action in the wake of a hearing held in New York two weeks ago who has paid in of which applied to the Mike Andrews the suit will be fil- ed the next few m federal court either in Chicago or New York At the Finley aniiPht In have tha OQQ fine lifted for placing Andrews on medical disability after the second baseman made two successive errors in a World Series game against New York Mets QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg PriOnc 328 7G84 Finley said the suit would seek removal of the probation and the fine Finley reiterated his previous claims that Andrews willingly signed a medical report by Dr Harry R Walker stating that Andrews had a chronic shoulder dis- ability and was unable to com- pete anymore this season commissioner is say- ing Finley is the doctor is and I am God looking down from my baseball the owner said like to feel that right is right and wrong is wrong and no even the com- can deal with you unfairly Finley said he has conferred with his Chicago law firm and was assured he had basis for a suit He disclosed a and memoran- dum from Kuhn dated Oct 26 which assessed the total fine of and put Finley on probation until further notice SPENCER WINS LONDON John Spencer won the world open snooker title Thursday night when he beat his English com patriot John Pulman 8-7 MOTOR MOWER ANNOUNCES They Have Taken on a New Line of KEYSTONE PRODUCTS MINI BIKES GENERATORS ICE AUGERS MOTOR MOWER 817-3rdAve. S. Phone 327-2669 ANDY CAPP OF CMC PRIDE-I 1R EMPTY CHIP BAG IN VOUR AV3TH6R-IN-LAW5 LETTER BOX INSTEAD Of IN THE Only two hockey helmets deemed safe TORONTO Only two of 13 brands of hockey helmets tested by an indepen- dent laboratory nave Deen deemed acceptable The conducted for the Consumers Association of showed only two helmets withstood impact satisiactonly The both bearing the Canadian Standards Association seal of are made by A G Spalding and Bros Canada Ltd and Canada Cycle and Motor Co Ltd A third CSA certified made by Cooper of Canada Ltd is described as unacceptable It is the Cooper SK300 Other helmets named as un- acceptable in a news release are CCM Pro Guard 504314 and CCM Pro Standard Cooper SK Mastercraft 852535 and Mylec Stratofhte 8872 and Wmwell 420 and 421 The CCM helmet receiving CA.C the Pro Stan- dard model number 504328 The purpose of the release is to alert consumers to hockey helmets which will not offer adequate protection and which will be banned from the shelves Jan but which are still on said Conrad Han CAC testing director While the Cooper SK 300 is unacceptable to the CAC it meets existing CSA standards and will not be banned The CAC is a member product testing group operating under a 000 grant from the department of consumer and corporate af- fairs Cooper SK 300 offers adequate Mr Harris aid it also cracks at cold temperatures at 20 foot pounds of and for that reason we find it un- acceptable as well' Maryon president of the said the associa- tion was told that Cooper had recently improve the quality of its plastic and bought an ad- ditional four SK 300s but one cracked at 20 foot-pounds on the third blow The fourth cracked on the fourth blow She added that four samples of all helmets were tested by an independent laboratory were given five im- pact three at room temperature and two at eight degrees fahrenheit They were given three blows to the side of the three to the back of the head and dropped on a skate blade with a head- form inside CSA certification requires helmets to be subjected to 20 foot-pounds of pressure at any temperature between zero and 73 degrees fahrenheit Helmets must withstand three impacts the three tests at room the CSA helmets stood up and the other 10 did Mrs Brechin said at eight degrees where they were subjected to two one of 20 foot-pounds and one of 40 the Cooper SK 300 did not The Cooper SK 300 crack- ed at 20 foot-pounds George in charge of helmet design at and John C president of said they would like to see the CAC test data is unlikely the lab has the same equipment as CSA and we Mr Cooper said He added that any helmet can be made to crack with suf- ficient pressure Nicklaus is right behind and Mahaffey knows it too LAKE BUENA Fla John Mahaffey faced an interesting problem in mental gymnastics to ignore the menacing presence of Jack Nicklaus know he's but I'm gonna try not to think about Mahaffey said Friday after Nicklaus had surged to within two strokes of his lead in the third round of the BAN WTT PLAYERS PARIS World Team Tennis WTT contract players will be banned from playing in the French championships the French Tennis Federation announced Thursday The move was the latest by the French federation in its battle with the WTT which is organizing intercity tennis in the United States and Canada The French body has threatened to quit the Inter national Lawn Tennis Federa- tion if the ILTF does not ban WTT 000 Walt Disney World Open golf tournament think another 69 would give me a good chance to win the golf tournament' a 25-year-old tour sophomore who scored his first pro victory a little more than a month had a three under par 69 and a 206 total That's 10 under par on the 7.162 yard Magnolia Course at Walt Disney but just two in front of Nicklaus and four others tied at 208 Nicklaus who has never been beaten in this tour- shouldered his way into contention with a five under par 67 He didn't miss a green as he moved into a second place tie at 208 with Mason John Nate Starks and Dr Gil Morgan Schlee and Rudolph had Starks and Morgan 69 didn't play all that but I didn't make many mis- Nicklaus said in prettv good position The Golden Bear wants a victory in the last tourna- ment of the for three reasons first prize would push his money win- nings over for the se- cond year in a win would make him the first player in history to go over million in career ear- and triumph would break a tie with absent Tom Weiskopf for the most titles this season Each has won six times Christ in Christmas Inserted by Knights of Columbus ANOTHER FIRST FOR FAIRFORD 40 Foot Models Inside Dimensions Ready for Immediate Delivery Take advantage of the recently announced government labor assistance program with our mulit-purpose structures YES Please send me more information MAIL TODAY PHONE NUMBER UNITED FARM BUILDINGS LTD. SIZE OR BUILDING INTERESTED IN 12010 111 Avenue Alberta Or Call Estimator Collect at 454-9115 Or Call Your Local Representative O. Lethbridge He want Alberta to know how Alberta feels. During the past several months the Insurance Bureau of Canada has been running ads talking about some of the problems as insurance see everyday Problems like poorly designed highways Inflation as it applies to auto and home repair costs Drunk drn eio Mechanically unsate cars 1 lome and car Each of these of affects your insurance costs But though the insurance industry is especially concerned about these things they aren t just our problems They're everyone s problems And we know that it s fjomg to take a combined effort to help make some of these things better That's why our latest advertising invited you to let us know how you felt about these things We were very impressed by both the quantity and quality of returns we received To the are some of your comments They ranged in tone from thoughtful to hopeful to despairing to helpful But the most encouraging things to us ib that all this response proves that you share our concern abour these problems We want to thank all of you that took the time to u- vour and d still liVe to hear from the rest of you want workable solutions just as we do We 11 be going to governments and other groups with your views that know how Alberta can all help make Alberta a better place to live Poorly designed Design all roads as one-way where the speed limit exceeds 30 m p h regardless of the cost WL A regulatory body composed of provincial and federal rep- resentatives should approve all roadway designs before construc- RS Much better visibility required at rural and residential intersections Many times' I wish the curb was painted with reflecting paint O B Structure wider shoulders and oc- casional turn-offs for rest sites. CA Pressure should be put on govern- ments to upgrade highways sections which appear to have higher than normal accident rates An interim measure would be re- duced speed limits and stricter en- forcement of the limits DW Home and car Increase the penalties for car theft Encourage manufacturers to use as many theft preventative as possible Home thefts Do not insure unless a home has adequate etc ET Insurance companies should in- crease their educational programs to convince home and car owners to lock up J B Perhaps there should be discounts for homes and cars protected by proper approved locks. Support community agencies which try to guide a way from com- mitting crime J W. HATJ Drunk Mandatory prison terms in special labour camps as in Finland PFM Confiscate their cars and ban them from driving for life on the second offence J B Drunk drivers should pay for the damage they cause WP Drunk drivers causing accidents and injury should pay higher insur- ance rates and injured parties should be compensated BR Encourage police to take from those at least one warning before charging al CA There needs to be more public edu- cation through advertising and TV films on the dangers of drunk drivers AW Capital punishment for the worst cases if they cause death Long term suspension of driving rights for others Jail for second offenders WP Mechanically unsafe Take them off the road unless repaired AM Make compujsory periodic vehicle testing law again DC Vendors of cars over four years old should be required to produce an approved safety certificate The purchaser should not be able to register the vehicle without the certificate A yearly inspection of all autos reg- istered should be compulsory Wheri- ever a car is sold or a new should be issued. TT Mechanically inspected vehicles should have a preferred rate to others ED Government inspection for pollu- poor brakes and steering This should be mandatory for getting a license PL Apply province-wide annual ve- hicle check Make all used cars sold subject to a safety check Inflation as it applies to auto and home Eliminate all taxes on parts and materials WM Short course available to everyone for minor repairs. Garages for do- it-yourself mechanics where you pay a small fee for use of hoist and tools to work on your car E M Apply some sort of price and wage freeze 1 don't think business and labour will apply voluntary con- trols DR SA On-the-job vocational and techni- cal training required for a better quality mechanic AC Keep autos simple and standardize certain parts PM Wage controls of some kind are needed EG certain amount of inflation seems to be unavoidable I think there should be some regula- tory control over repair as I feel that there a lot of unneces- sary overcharging going partic- ularly when an insurance claim is involved 'V i All on file Insurance Bureau of Canada ;