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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta .Wtdneiday, D�c�mb�r 9, 1*70 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - IS SPOUTS ANDY CAPP WHAT el YOt/THINK Of ME NEW BARMA1>,AN0IY? KE MISSUS SAVS ^HE"* TOO SEW UOOKIN'' �yfORTHE 3DB. r& 00 ALONG THAT, GAFFER WHV DON'T VOU 'AVE'ERAS KER GIRL-FRIEND? 5 So trophy jinx says Plunkett Gardens want bout Ali says he's ready to fight Joe Frazier NEW YORK (AP) - MuhaiTunad Ali stood ready Friday for a showdown fight with heavyweight champion Joe Frazier whi,3e stock was boosted by All's showing against Oscar Bonavena. It is just a matter of where and when. "We like to think here we have a better than 50-50 chance to make the match," said Harry Markson, - TiUAMl, Fla. (AP) - Stan-ford quarterback Jim Plunkett debunks the idea tliat a curse goes with tJic Hcisman Trophy, "It doesn't mean a thing," said college football's No. 1 citizen. "If somebody fails in pro football, there's usually a reason." Tlic names of Roger Slau-bach, John Huarte, Gary Some catch SKEGNESS. England (AP) - Angler Bud Abbott cast his line-and caught a plane. Abbott was angling for a prize in a fishing contest at the end of Skegness Pier Tuesday when he looked up to see a single^ngine plane "s\\x)oping toward me. "The plane skimmed the water near the pier," ho said, "and its wing tangled with my line and tlie lines of three other fishermen. "Their lines broke-but mine reeled out as the plane flew off. It finally broke after I had lost about 200 yards of it." The coast guard contacted the pilot who agreed to pay 18 compensation. Abbott added, "He told me he was having a bit of fun." Boys' and Girls' SKATE EXCHANGE  SHARPENED  SHINED  NEW LACES  SANITIZED PAIR APPROX. . $250 PROFESSIONAL SKATE SHARPENING PER PAIR 500 COOPER OFFICIAL PUCKS EACH 190 FULL SIZE CCM COMET HOCKEY STICKS EACH SI.49 FREE ROll OF TAPE WITH EACH STICK CCM. HOCKEY HELMETS EACH S2.99 Chetk ui for the best team price* In Southern Alberta. SERT & MACS CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. S. Phons 327-3221 Open Thurt. � FrI. Till 9 p.m. "Serving South Alberta for over 30 years." Beban and Terry Baker were run across for Plunkett's ben-efit. "Most of them were rollout, scrambling quarterbacks" he said. "Excellent quarterbacks, but not what the pros wanted. Tliey want a drop-back style and that's me." The only Heisman Trophy winner ever to play in the Canadian Football League was halfback BUly Vessels from Oklahoma, who was named Canada's outstanding fbotbaU player in 1953 when he starred for Edmonton Eskimos. Vessels went into the U.S. Army after playing with Edmonton for one season. MADE 191 PASSES Plunkett, the strapping 205-pound leader of the Rose Bowl-bound Indians, hit 191 to 358 passes during the regular season for 2,717 yards and 18 touchdowns. As for winning the Heisman metal, Plunkett sa>'s ho doesn't "know how much that'll be worth to me-but I'm going to find out." Plunkett says winning the Heisman has affected his daily routine. "I haven't had four hours sleep in a night since. I've been running all over the country and haven't thrown a football since our last game." Madison Square Garden director of boxing. Twelve hours earlier Ali, also known as Cassius Clay, had ended what had been a hard, but unspectacular fight by stopping Oscar Bonavena on three knockdowns in the 15th round in the Garden. It was a weary and bruised Ali when the end came. "If wo land the AU-Frazier fight (Houston's Astrodome also is bidding for the bout), we would like to have R sometime before the end of March," said Markson. Whenever the two unbeaten fighters meet, there Is a good chance Frazier will be the favorite. Frazier has always fought In All's shadow, but Monday night the shadow of Frazier hung over the proceedings; The questions in the minds of many in the sellout crowd were, "Could he have beaten Frazier tonight? Can he beat Frazier?" The crowd of 19,417 paid 9615,401. In the past one criticism of holding the fight here was it would cut out the lucrative New York closed-circuit (elevteion market. However. Markson said theatre seats for a TV view of the Ali-Bonavcna fight were sold out in the New York metropolitan area. About 50,000 seats were available. Bowling scores CAPRI SOWl ItNIOK CITIZfNS Henry Bichthold 37S; Bill Jensen 24); Bert AA�dlll 776; Jack Nunweller nil M�tt Bernliart 260; Ben Evenson 22B; Ruby Oieen 212; Henry Brown 211; Nick B\�nM 312; Arle Koole 213; Scotty Mulr 213; Tom Archbold 208. NIPP'I INDUiTRIIt John Stiarp 252; Ken Melcomson 271; Tom Adams 2(3; Eleanor Fenton 290; Verda Hamilton 255; Andy Valer 257; Mary Ann Hubert 218 (694); Nick Barva 2�7 (770; Mary Zeiulka 233; Helen MIkula 234; Abe Plctt 254; Bob Spltzer 276; Karlyn Spltier 234. tT. MICHAEL'S HOSPITAL Bonnie Sturm 205; Ed Gllchlrst U4; Ollva Gllctirlst 253; Scotty Dunchan 220; Bill Moulton 242; Mary KIrkby 263; Jotin SielegowskI 246; Harry Na-gata 249; Marg Oerbyiliira 217. PREBUILT SOCIAL Isabel Ortten 216; Ev Garrett 214; Tim Burk 203; Bill BIrks 205: Totti Mlyakawa 212; Brenda Stevenson 235; Frank Donato 265; Joe Hart 248; Ne-dra Williams 223; Elaine Frouws 218; Terry Negaard 224; Marilyn Ctirlsten-sen 210. SENIOR CITIZENS Henry Beclithold 279 ( 685); Henry Brown 257; H. C. Brown 224; Bert AAarshlll 278 (735); Alt Koale 212; J. Nunweller 207; Betty Murtland 201; Sid Jones 176; H. Capewell 229; Tom Archbold 212; Jim Galloway 208; Fred Beard 223; Cecil Cuell 169. CIVIL SERVICE Byron Hlrsche 333 (797); Blair Hurt 334 (785); Al Taylor 310 (759); Bev Swaren 288 (715^; Dick Tuk 251; Lew Mills 323; Mary Schneldt 241 (476); Lyie Smyke 235; Bob Black 293 (780); Karlyn Spltzer 216; Kayo Battigale 264; Atarge Bessellng 237; Barb Epp 265. lOF Henry Williams 331 (808); Lino Christie 240; Abe Enns 247; Steve Saler 245; Dean Low 261; Robin Wheeldon 386 ( 685); Sandy Scattergood 262 (693); Kay Woodman 267; Marllynne Tremel 247; Marg Reld 235 (462); Vera Alltop 244 (674); AAarle Smith 226. CPR Rolllc Howes 310 (533); Bob Anderson 309 ( 501V Oan DublnskI 330 ( 491); Lynel Gaetz 345 (436); Elaine Sinclair 248 (409); OIley Cemey 215; T. Oseckl 200; Elsie Brunner 206; R. Johnson 202; AAary Carney 202; Tom Hackman 225; Alex Hollman 216; Fay Lowther 234; Pete Canan 313; Edith Voth 216. YBC JUNIOR AND SENIOR Brenda Pederson 244 ( 470); Brian Anderson 273 (484); Dave Barton 231 (414); Barry Neldermeir 237 (442); Murry Kobe 233 (410); Debbie Calhoun 227 (415); Terrl Firth 230 (4381; David Urban 304; Debbie Smith 195; Adella Besserling 199; Lorl FInnerty 184; Bob Dobra 303. BANTAMS YBC Brent Anderson 275 (515); Brian Jackson 231 (363); David Wells 193 (382); Carol Calhoun 145; Ken Nagy 145; Tim Troman 176; Barbara Toth 173; Leanne Marsden 147; William Coults 189; Cindy Pedrlnl 145; Tom Morrison 160; Tim Cross 145; Gordon Bessarllna 1M� Tom Miklot 189, Celtics making charge By THE ASSOCI.VTED PRESS Boston Celtics are running faster than anyone tliought they would, but they still can't catch New York Knicks. The Celtics, picked by many to finish out of the playoffs-be-hind the Knicks and Philadelphia in the National Basketball Association's Atlantic Division, have rim themselves right into second place. Using a llghtnlng-fast break led by perpetually-moving John H a v 1 i c e k, the Celtics have reeled off nine straight victories, the last a 122-102 sprint past Buffalo Braves Tuesday night. However, the surge still has left Boston three games behind New York, which moves along pretty quickly, swishing past running, gunmng Portland Trail Blazers 139-121. In oilier games, Milwaukee Bucks p u m ra e 1 e d Atlanta Hawks 125-1(M, Seattle Super Sonlcs came back to beat Philadelphia 76ers 107-104, Chicago Bulls lield down San Francisco Warriors 98-87 and Los Angeles Lakers defeated Phoenix Suns 121-112. The Celtics, displaying the type of fast break that helped them to 11 NBA titles In 13 seasons before their decline, rushed to a 5944 halftlme lead, and when tlie Braves closed to within six in the final quarter, Havllcek turned on the steam again. He finished with 34 points. Willis Reed did the damage for the Knlck.s, leading them on a 14-2 nm at the end of the first quarter and then to 13 straight points at tlie end of the second for a 66-48 halftime lead that never was threatened. Reed finished with 37 points. Jon McGlocklin scored 10 of his 17 points at the start of Uie third period, Ufting Milwaukee from a 58-53 uitermission lead to a 75-62 spread, and Atlanta never caught up. Lew Alclndor had 24 points for tlie Bucks, who won for the 21st time in 24 games. Lou Hudson had 30 and Pete Maravlch 29 for the Hawks. --By Pat Sullivan London selling for nicclinjxs LONDON (AP) - Vital meet-higs to thrash out the fulm-e of the Winter Olympics, and Uie Olympic Games in general, will be held in London next month. A spokesman for the International Olympic Contmittee said Tuesday; "The meetings are essential. We want to work out problems involved. We want to hoar aU viewpoints." SULLY SAYS 1^0 things, or possibly it would be better to say feelings, struck me Sunday afternoon at the Leth-bridge Sugar Kings' game with Red Deer Ru,stlers. My first reaction upon arriving at the Arena was one of complete surprise. My second, upon leaving, was a feeling of disgust. The surprise came when I saw Jack DeHeer wearing a black and white striped jersey, with whistle in hand, performing the duties of a minor official. I'm not saying DeHeer didn't perform his duties well. As a linesman DeHeer is more than competent at calling offsides, icing and keeping up with the play. What I'm saying is no 17-year-old should ha%'e that responsibility thrust at him. Sunday afternoon DeHeer, who doesn't weigh any more than 130 pounds, was expected to break up three fights. It is his duty to separate, with the help of the other minor official, the combatants in any scuffles that break out. Tliis is one job DeHeer, and for that matter, any 17-ycar, cannot cope with. It simply can't be done. When two players square off at each other they are past the boiling point. To interfere, one needs, besides strength, at least a look of authority. To an 18 or 19-year-old player, a 17-year referee doesn't have this. Tliis is a sad situation. The local referees' association is down to, I believe, four in ntimber and if things continue the way they are going, the number could lessen before it increases. Too few a number are trying to do too big a job. ? ? ? The feeling of disgust hit me at tlie 10-minute mark of the second period wlien Dave George of the Sugar Kings was felled by a butl end after the play had started in tlie opposite direction. George was caught up ice in the Red Deer end and paid for his misfortune with a butt end in the face from the stick of a Rustler defenceman. He hit the ice like a ton of bricks and today has a black eye and a swollen cheek. It would be easy to use the name of the Rustler who was so cowardly as to use his stick in such a fashion, but that may be just what he wants. When he skated into the bo.\ after his foul deed he received a well - done pat on the back from his coach. That's a move that almost guarantees a repeat perfonnance. With the play going the opposite direction the game officials, who can in no way be faulted, did not see what happened. To say it was a ciying shame would be an imderstatement. A story was carried Tuesday by tliis newspaper which told of a player in the Western Canada Hockey League being suspended indefinitely for spearing an opposition player in the eye. So serious was the injury the player was flown to an eye specialist. This isn't the first time such a tiling has happened and it won't be the last. I wonder what it would take to bring about an end to these spearings and butt endings? A hockey stick can be classed a lethal weapon. What if the next time it happens it is fatal? Do you recall the Ted Green - Wayne Maki stick war? The Lethbridge Sugar Kings are not much better than the rest of the teams in the Alberta Junior Hockey League, They can slash and intimidate with the best of them, but spearing and butt ending are out. I'm at more hockey games than most people and I know. Ed Ferenz, another case of local boy making good, was in town the first part of tiie week. He had just come from tlie major league baseball meetings in Los Angeles and, among many things he told your correspondent, the main one was the Pliiladelphia Phillies will have a more elaborate scoreboard than the Astrodome in Houston. Ferenz, for tliose wlio didn't know, is the travelling secretaiy for the Phillies. He is also a part time gowiwill ambassador for the club. Phillies, who have been floundering in the depths of mediocrity for the past few seasons, just could be heard from tliis season. That is if Ferenz has his way. Ferenz, who two years ago was the public address annoimcer for the Phillies, got his start behind the microphone at the Lethbridge Miners games a number of years ago. He was the voice of tlie Miners before he could legally enjoy the sud with the boys after the games. Last chance for Palmer UNHAPPY FLANKER SUES TEAM AND LEAGUE - All-pro receiver lance Alworth filed a $5.6 million suit againf his team, the San Diego Chargers and the Notional Football League Tuesday but loyi he wants to stay in pro football. He showed up for practice Tuesday as coach Charlie Waller prepared the Chargers for Sunday's game with Denver. Ttno cheques total $4^18,159 Vancouver pays off debts VANCOUVER (CP) - Mer-rill Lynch, Pierce Fenner and .Smith presented two cheques for $4,218,159 Tuesday to officials of Medlcor covering sale of debentures and common shares in the company which u\vns Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League. John Clarke, Vancouver Minor hockey FREEPORT, Tlio Bahamas (AP) - Arnold Palmer, who is doing almost everything except winning, makes his last stab of the year at winning an individual Utle in the $130,000 Bahama Islands open golf tournament. Tlie Inaugural event is being sponsored by the government to help promote the tourist trade on this resort Island. It is the last tournament on the pro schedule for the season. "I would like to wm a tournament," Palmer said last week when he survived a sliaky start and finished in a tie for sixth in the Coral Springs Open last week. He filed a late entry for The Cougars cruised to a 4-0 victory over the Bruins In Bantam B action last evening. Richard Shardlow banged home two goals while Brian Van Burren and Dave Sasalski rapped in a goal apiece. Gary Pcto the Cougars net-minder picked up his second shutout for the season. Two goals by Darren Ram-age paced Uie Tigers to a 4-1 Pee Wee league win Tuesday over the Sabres. Boyd Blair and Rod Snow-pek added singletons for the winners. Brent MonteiUi scoi-ed the lono Sabres' markers in the third period. In midget action Bayden Pilling fired home three markers as the ACT upended the Ti-Cats 5-1. Joe MeU and Pierre Lavarotto completed the scoring for the Travellers. John Milroy was the Ti-Cats' marksman. HELD mXLESS MIAMI (CT>) - Sandy Haw-ley was held wlnless In the 10-race program at Tropical Park Tuesday, leaving the 21-year-old Whitby, Ont., jockey only 20 racing days remaining to surpass Willie Shoenudcer's season record. manager of Merrill LjTich, pre-senlai the cheques to Tom Scallen, president of Medical Investment Corp-, and Lj-man Walters, vice-president. The public issue, in units of one $100 convertible debenture and 15 common shares for $225, was reported sold out. One cheque was to Northwest Sports Enterprise Ltd. for $3,439,052 in payment for the debentures and 200,000 common shares which were sold from the treasiu^'. The other $779,107 cheque went to Medical Investment for 100,000 shares which Medicor sold from its controlling interest in Nort.hwest Sports. Royal Securities, a subsidiary of Merrill Lynch and underwriter of the Issue, expected to start calling a market on the shares in a few days. An application has been made for a listing on Vancouver stock exchange. mts AN ASSORTMENT OF CARDIGAN AND PULLOVER SWEATERS Atiortad ttylei and colon. Regularly priced from 12.95 to 24.9S f^S:rr. 6.50 �12.50 BEU BOTTOM CORDS Regularly 10.95. SPECIAL ....... 7.95 JUST ARRIVEDI POVERTY PANTS With th� Canvas lock. Button fly, patch pockets. PRE-CHRISTMAS VALUE ......... MEN'S DRESS PANTS Regular to 27,50 9.99 SPECIAL ONLY____ GENUINE SHEEPSKIN COATS To fit men or women. Mode in Israel. ONLY WIN "WOODSTOCK" LP RECORD plus many more prizes. Be sure to enter your name. this toui-nament after shooting a final round 66. "Despite some poor putting, wiiuiing is the only thing that concerns mo," said the aging champion whose only \'ictjory this year was a shared triumph witli Jack Nlcklaus in the National Four Ball Championship. He has three second-place finishes and has been In the top 10 about 60 per cent of the time. Palmer ranks in the top five on the money winning list with more thaii $125,000. In fad, a first place finish ui tliLs one witii its $'_>(),000 prize concei\'ably could make him the No. 1 money winner. A CHOICE SELECTION OF MEN'S AND BOYS' SUITS and CO-ORDINATES Just in time for Christmas. PRE-CHRISTMAS SPECIAL . 20% OFF 'eadifMmi loh/All m AND CUB am LEO SINGER'S MEN'S AND BOYS' WEAR JEANS ALL STYLES Reg. 9.95. SPECIAL .. 7,95 In doubt about size Give a Gift Certificate available for 214 5th STREET S. PHONE 327-3958 any amounti ;