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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, Dcccmbo. 17, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD -11 BkicUistinp the main issue in grand jury trial players testify at football ANDY CAPP CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) A federal grand jury investiga- tion into possible anti-tnist vio- lations in the National Football League was to continue today. Jurors heard testimony Wednesday from former NFL players Larry Benz and Henry Wallace. Benz, the fourth former dcfen-, sivo back of Cleveland Browns to testify, and Wallace, a defen- sive back for Los Angeles Chargers, in I960, told reporters that they were questioned about blackballing. Benz, 29, now a Chicago stock broker, was the Browns' start- ing safety from 1863 to 1965 be- fore being put on an expansion draft list and picked up by At- lanta Falcons. He left the Falcons' camp after one day. His lawyer, Nor- man E. Mclnlyre, said Wednes- day ihat Benz's contract with the Falcons was based on how many games the team won and that Benz learned on the first TRAPPED-Minnesota North Stars' goalie Gump Worsley falls to ice and grabs the puck away from Mickey Redmond of the Canadians during National Hockey league game Wednesday. Worsley was beaten only once as the North Stars and Canadiens batlled to a 1-1 deadlock, _________ Wcul, on lo beat French girls Betsy almost gave up From REUTER-AP VAL D'ISERE, France (CP) "I made a mistake and al- most gave up on the first Betsy Clifford, 17-year-old Ot- tawa skiing sensation, said after slealing the women's special slalom from the favored French girls at the Criterium de la Pre- miere Neige Wednesday. But "everything went beauti- fully in the second leg." The Canadian high school stu- dent was in fourth place more than a full second behind first- leg leader Florence Steurer of France when she shoved off on her second run down Ihe Ireach- erous slopes of Solaise Peak. "I took a chance and just went on that second Betsy said. "It was icy but I really made time at the top. I using my knees and everything went great." Miss Clifford, who at 16 be- came the youngest skier to win a gold medal in world competi- tion, added the Criterium World Cup event to her giant slalom victory al Val Gardena, Italy, last February by whisking The Ideal Children's Gift Give A BIKE FOR CHRISTMAS We have the largest stock ever! Here Are A Few Examples C.C.M. SWINGER Ideal for boys or girls 3 to fires and ball bearing. Extras include kick stand, chain guard and streamers. 7 years, Air 39! HIGH RISE BICYCLES 46 Tlie most popular bike oround. 2.3 and 5 speed models. AS IOW AS..... .95 JUST ARRIVED! 10 SPEED BICYCLES WE TAKE TRADES A SMAU DEPOSIT Will HOID Till CHRISTMAS BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3221 Open Thurs. and Fri. Till 9 p.m. "Serving Southern Alberta For Over 30 Years" tiirough the second run Wednes- day in 36.03 seconds. Her first run was Miss Steurer was overcautious her second time dinra and the Canadian teen- ager edged the French girl on total time by 59-lOOths of a sec- ond, 71.63 to 72.22 seconds. Miss Steurer had posted a first-leg clocking of 34.26 before slowing to 37.96 over the tricky course. WiltrurJ Drexel of Austri! placed third with a combinet time of 72.43 seconds; Britt Laf torgue, France, was fourth in 72.61; and Barbara Cochran United States, fifth in 73.26. Judy Crawford of Toronto fin ished 18th with a time of 78.3: seconds, while Diane Culver o Montreal came 27th in 80.38 and Carolyn Oughton of Calgary was 28th with a clocking of 80.84. Diana Gibson of Toronto was among competitors disqualified for falling or missing a gate. The Canadian girls fared well in a big field of 60 skiers from 12 countries, but all the glorj belonged lo Betsy. Minor puck The Penguins and Blues each scored once in the third perioc to deadlock 2-2 in Pee Wee action. Jim Severtson and Davk McLellan accounted for th Penguin markers Cam eron French and Mike Golul scored for the Blues. day of practice the coaching staff had the attitude that they w e r c n 'I going to win any games. Mclntyre said Benz received his release from the Falcons the following year and pursued every other team in Ihe NFL for a tryout but was refused by each. McDonald liolcls down second spot RED DEER (CP) Despite icing sidelined with an injured houlder tor two weeks, Hob LeGuilloux of the league-leading Calgary Mount Royal College Cougars holds an eight point cad in the Alberta Junior Hoc- ley League scoring race. Statistics released Wednesday show LeGuilloux has 24 goals and 26 assists, for 50 points. In second place, with 42 i Minis, is Lannie McDonald of he Lelhbridge Sugar Kings. Al Pollock of Calgary is third with 40 points, one more than team- mate Howey Colburne and Dale Sowler of Edmonton Maple Leafs. John Davidson of Lelhbridge the leading goaltender with 3.32 average and Calg a r y defenceman John Huber is the most penalized player with 115 minutes. Cougars play host to Gas Gty A full slate of games are on lap Friday in the Southern AI- jerta High School Basketball League. Catholic Central Cougars will be out to earn their first victory of the season when they play host to Medicine Hat. Both clubs have dropped their first two outings and both are seek- ing a victory. Meanwhile, Magrath Zeniths travel to Raymond to meet the Comets in a battle to settle top spot before the Christmas break. The Zeniths and Comets have won their first two starts I and the winner Friday will be I alone in first place. Lcthbridge Collegiate Rams, the league's most improved team, will be in Cardston for a game with the Cougars. The "A" boy's games go at night following' "B" league en- counters at "Larry played three years as j a regular and was on two chain-1 pionship teams, but at the age of 25 wasn't able to get another said Mclntyre. "He tried to go back with the Falcons but they wouldn't take him." Wallace. 32, who said hej works in "personnel administra-1 lion" for a Los Angeles firm, j said he volunteered to testify after reading about the investi-1 gatiori. j He said he was also with the Chargers in 1961, although club rosters don't list him. He said he had differences over salary j with the Chargers and that after he left Ihe team was unable to I get a job with another club. Sid GUlman, general-manager i of the Chargers who was head coach of the team in 1960, said Wednesday that Wallace's re- j lease "was an injury thing." "He wasn't with us very long j because he wasn't very Giltman said. j HUNT EARLY "The only tiling 1 remember about Henry is his gelling hurt very early. He claimed he had an "injury. I thought we settled it. I don't believe he was with us during the regular season." Wallace told reporters Wednesday thai "I have male- rial of a chain of events not just complaints" about discrimina- tory practices against players. He refused to discuss his evi- dence. Wallace said that NFL com- missioner Pete Rozelle was tho single person responsible for perpetrating the discriminatory practices. Johnny Sample, another for- mer pro football defensive back, had declared after appearing before the jury Monday the grand jury should indict Roz- elle. The jury is looking for possi- ble anti-trust violations and is apparently concentrating o n Owner-player relations to deter- mine if there have been illegal restraint') of trade. Conviction on restraint indictments could be punished by a fine of up to and a jail term of up to one year. I'VE TOLbYER BEFORE, A GOODS MEMORY 19 ONE TRAINEO T' FORGE THE TRIVIAL Sports o a sorts SHAHAGA UES1GNS SW IF T CURRENT, Sask. (CP) Hike Shabaga, general- manager and coach of the Swift Current Broncos of the Western Canada Hockey League, resign- i ed Wednesday. j In making the anounccment, i Bill Burton, president of the i club, said the resignation was for personal reasons. PLANNING APPEAL I LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) j The Kentucky State Racing i Commission said Wednesday it will appeal a court decision that gave the winner's purse in Ills cran Detroit Tigers outfielder Al! 1968 Kentucky Derby to Dan- Kaline has been voted the 1970 cer's Image. Hutch Award by major league j tensive captain was wounded Monday as he walked along a West Philadelphia street. Hulcli award to Al Kaliiie DAYTON. Ohio (AP) Vet- baseball writers and broadcast- ers. The award, sponsored by the Fred Hulchinson Cancer Schol- arship Fund Inc., is voted to a major league player who best exemplifies the competitive in- stincts and character of the late Cincinnati Reds manager. Hulchinson, who died of can- cer in November, 1964, while serving as Hie Reds pilot, man- aged Kaline when he broke into the majors as an 18-year-old bonus rookie in 1953. Kaline, the youngest man ever to win the American League batting crown with a .340 mark in 1955, has a lifetime hitting average of .298. L1STON ARRESTED Si, LOS ANGELES (API j J? Sonny Listen, former world i heavyweight boxing champion.: was arrested Wednesday night for investigation of drunken Sf driving, Ihe highway patrol i y said. y? Lisbon, 36, of Las Vegas, j Si Nev was released on bail.' -a 11? IN POLICE CUSTODY tVJ? PHILADELPHIA (A P) i gf Jimmie (Louis) Harrison, sought by police on charges of shooting football player Nate gj> Ramsey, surrendered The Philadelphia Eagles' de-1 Why Not Give Mom Or Sis a PURSE? AfWAYS ACCEPTABIE! See Our Windows! BENEFIT SHOES LTD. 615 4th Ave. S. Phone 327-7300 OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY Til 9 P.M. 1 I i 0ft Bob Hoiimard an Eskimo EDMONTON (CP) Sam Etcheverry's stern crackdown on two wandering footballers apparently will wind up with two Canadian Football League teams fielding new fullbacks next season. Shortly before Etcheverry's Montreal Alouettes' got into the Grey Cup won over Calgary shook the Canadian football world by suspending fullback Dennis Duncan and tight end Boh Mc- Carthy. The two didn't play in the big game for the Canadian champi- onship. There were subsequent re- ports thai Duncan had been traded to Winnipeg Blue Bomb-! ers for fullback Bob Houmard, 23, who played two years for Winnipeg after a college career at Ohio. At Oliio, Houmard established i records for most career points, most career touchdowns and most single points. In the 1970 i season at Winnipeg, he gained I 810 yards on 194 carries and scored eight touchdowns. It was announced Wednesday that Edmonton Eskimos had ac- quired Houmard from Montreal. Who they gave for him was not announced. SAVE NOW ON GIFTS FOR HER! EVERYTHING GOES DURING LaKay's (lose- Out Now in full swing at Shoppers' World Save 50 to 75% and More! I IJtfAV'C LADIES'WEAR SHOPPERS' WORLD FLEMING MOTORS LTD. NEW CAR AND DEMONSTRATOR STARTS 6 ONLY! MUST BE SOLD BY DEC. 31st SAVE UP TO 1200 6109 NEW 1970 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE 4 DOOR SEDAN 225 cubic inch 6 cylinder engine, auto- matic Iransmission, tinted windshield, remote control mir- ror, undercooling and hood pod, engine biock heater, AM push button radio, deluxe wheel covers, metallic light blue, white well fiberglass tires.1 4208 1970 CHRYSLER NEWPORT (DEMO) 4 DOOR SEDAN 383 cubic inch V-8 engine, automatic transmission, white wall fiberglass tires, power brakes, tinted windshield, remote control mirror, rear window de- fogger, electric clock, engine block heater, deluxe push but- ton AM radio, power steering, 'floor mals, 2351 1970 PLYMOUTH FURY III (DEMOJ 2 DOOR FORMAL HARDTOP 383 cubic inch V-8 engine, barrel carburetor, automatic transmission, white wail fires, light package, tinted windshield, mirrors, engine block heafer, heavy duly suspension, vinyl roof, body side mouldings, fine.- mats, power brakes, power steering, AM 4211 1970 CHRYSLER NEWPORT (DEMO) 4 DOOR SEDAN 383 cubic inch V-8 engine, aulomalic transrnission, white wall fiberglass tires, power brakes, tinted windshield, remote control mirror, electric clock, undercooling and pad, door upper frame mouldings, engine block heater, AM push button radio, power steering, two tone white and blue, body side mouldings, floor mats. 4202 1970 CHRYSLER NEWPORT (DEMO) CUSTOM 2-DOOR HARDTOP 383 cubic inch V-8 engine, automatic transmission, white wall tires, power brakes, light package, tinted glass, right mirror, remote control left mirror, air conditioning with heater, electric clock, engine block heater, deluxe AM push button radio, rear seat speaker, power steering, vinyl roof, floor mats, 6117 1970 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE (DEMO) 4 DOOR SEDAN 318 cubic inch V-8 engine, automatic transmission, wnifs wall fiberglass 'tires, tinted windshield, remote control mirror, engine block heater, AM push button radio, heavy dulv Mjsnnnsion. deluxe wheel covers. Winners During Our Recent Sale" BOB McMASTER ISLAND CREDIT CREDIT CREDIT NOTE of Tomorrow's Woolco Dept. Eaton's Open Till 9 p.m. On the spot Appraisals FLEMING MOTORS LTD. SHOWROOM: Cor. 7th St. and Is! Ave. S. Phone 327-1591 USED CARS: Cor. 10th St. and 3rd Ave. S. mid Cor. 20th Si. and 3rd Ave. S. ;