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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, 1ft, 1974 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD 15 .NDY CAPP OOIN' 1O ALLOW TD RfCElVg LETTERS FROrVS 'IR IN GOMTINVEIHTIOKEM? IF IT I'D NEVER 9CT A CHANCE Roundup of short sport Twenty-one teams are after Jim Hunter NEW YORK (AP) Twen- ty-one major league baseball teams have their lures out (or Jim (Catfish) Hunter. Twenty want to sign him and one wants to keep him. And the teams trying to sign Hunter got the green light Wednesday from Alameda County, Calif., Superior Court, at least until Jan. 3. While one team after another was burning up the telephone lines to Hunter's lawyers in Ahoskie, N.C., Judge Spurgeon Avakian refused to grant Charles 0. Finley a temporary restrain- ing order that would have prevented the clubs from making Hunter offers. However, Avakian set Jan. 3 for a hearing of the case on its merits. In refusing to grant the tem- porary restraining order, Ava- kian said: "I don't think realistically any club will sign him with the court action still pending. I also think Hunter would want to wait to get the most he probably could out of any contract. I don't see enough basis to challenge the arbitra- tion in the meantime." On Monday, a three-man arbitration panel decided that Finley had failed to live up to a contract agreement with Hunter and ruled the star pitcher of the world champion Oakland A's a free agent. Hunter took his case to arbi- tration after the World Series, claiming Finley had failed to place in a special de- ferred fund. Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn has ruled that no team can sign Hunter until midnight Sunday. However, 12 teams con- tacted Hunter's lawyers within three hours after the Bowling scores CAPRI BOWL YOUNG ADULTS Tom Miklos 267; Cherye Obermeyer 241 Ron Gretzlnger 289; John Wildman 277; Leslie Killing 261; Garry Lohuls 260; Drew Battle to tie Gas Co. and AGT failed to prove anything in their In- dustrial League meeting as they battled to a 5-5 stalemate. Ross Allsop led the Gas Co. with a pair of goals while singles went to Tom Boychuk, Cam Burr and Don Dietzen. Ken Sucharski notched a pair for AGT. Solo markers went to Rick Ranouf, Harry Malchow and Reg Mazuda. In another league game Oliver edged J and M Electric 54. Chester surprises LONDON (CP) Fourth Division Chester continues to surprise in the English League's Cup soccer com- petition. Chester, unbeaten at home this year and well up in the Fourth Division standings, eliminated First Division Newcastle United with a 1-0 victory in a quarter-final replay. In an earlier round, Chester blanked Leeds United of the First Division 3-0. A goal by John Jones earned Chester a semi-final berth against Second Division Aston Villa. If Chester wins the two legs of the semi-final, it will be the first time a Fourth Division club has reached a Cup final at Wembley Stadium in London. In another Cup game, Man- chester United of the Second Division beat Middlesbrough 3-0 to gain a semi-final berth against Norwich City. Middlesbrough replaced Manchester United in the First Division. Plumpton 249 Kalie Pedrlni 265; Cindy Pedrlni 265; Nadine Kovacs 2S7 Brian Miller 250. LETHBRIDGE BANKS Bob Harris 245; Wally Ford 231; Mel Krell 222; Bill Bonhage 248; Mike Soroka 223; Gerry Mann 249 Hardy Umeris 277; Morley Richardson 295 Bob Steel 270; Ed Sells 296. PIONEER LEAGUE Henry Bechthold 206; Ed Linn 206; Tom Orr 214; Adam Fettig 205; Elmer Morrison 292; Gunnar Holte 215; Will Ness 241; Hans Ellington 209; Burga Fettig 192. SR. CITIZENS Lil Holt 241; Francis Bambrick 225; Harry Long 227; Elna Brantner 225; Doris Vaile 231; Walter Baker 220; David Oliver 245; Jim Freel 223; Pat Plomp 247; Tom Smith 294. HIGA'S Mary Blair 224; Connie Marshalsay 211; Gill Lothian 204; Marie Oseen 207; Shirley Boyd 237; Sandi Matis 204; Juanita Lingard 290; Lorna Lubitz 232; Gail Gibb 252 Elsie Finnerty 210; Barb Scattergood 225. HOLIDAY BOWL DAIRY QUEEN Alice Guise 267; Bernice Hay 242; Helen Rossetti 260; Marge Mclaughlin 267; Eileen Carter 244. HAMILTON JR. HIGH Edwin Burwash 260; Allan Baker 207; Kelly Blake 232; Marty Shigehiro 257; Merylen Bunnage 250. BENDIX Chris Stoltenburg 279 Lisa Stoltenburg 226; John Hyde 232; John Dubbelboer 246; Debbie Barton 245; Guy Brown 250; Jim Wensueen 257; Larry Barton 255; Sally Birderman 257- A.D.A. Sherry Clark 214; Albert Newell 210; Ray Tsudo 254; Alice Clark 236; Alex Szentes 249; Lorraine Szentes 212; Jimmy McGinty 252. SPEEDY Elaine Brown 250; Judy Conine 221; Gail Conn 233; Joyce Kaleta 248; Grace Beard 238; Trudy Kurtz 230; Flora Donate 275; Bev Peal 234; Marilynne Tremel 263. legal bidding war for his' pitching services started at 9 a.m., EST, Wednesday. They were New York Yan- kees, New York Mets, Kansas City Royals, Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, At- lanta Braves, Cleveland In- dians, California Angels, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Boston Red Sox. Eight more clubs got into the act Wednesday afternoon but it was not disclosed which ones. However, two of the four teams which haven't been heard teams have until Saturday to enter the are the A's and Baltimore Orioles, American League East Division cham- pions. The Orioles have a club pol- icy against multiple-year con- tracts. ALI HONORED NEW YORK (AP) Muhammad AH, heavyweight boxing champion of the world, is Sports Illustrated's 1974 Sportsman of the Year, it was announced Wednesday. Ali, who regained the title 10 years after he first held it by knock- ing out George Foreman, was chosen by editors of the week- ly magazine. He is the second fighter to be selected in the 20 year history of the award. The other was Ingmar Johanssen in 1968. BASEBALL GREAT DEAD COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) Harry Hooper, baseball Hall of Famer, has died in Santa Cruz, Calif., it was announced here Wednesday. A longtime out- fielder with Boston Red Sox and Chicago White Sox from 1909-25, he was 87 years old. With the Red Sox from 1909- 20, Hooper was instrumental in convincing manager Ed Barrow to convert Babe Ruth from a pitcher to the outfield. WANT JOB CLEVELAND (AP) Bill Nelsen, former Cleveland Browns' quarterback who re- signed Tuesday as quarter- back coach for New England Patriots, says he wants to be head coach of the Browns. He said it is only coincidence that he resigned his New England job after Cleveland owner Art Modell announced that Nick Skorich no longer was the Browns' head coach. HEADS RACE SCHOOL TORONTO (CP) John Powell of Montreal was con- firmed here Wednesday as chief instructor for the Mosport Racing School, located at Mosport race track, about 40 miles northeast of Toronto. Powell succeeds Gary Magwood who resigned to participate fulltime in auto racing. Foreman, Bonavena to meet? NEW YORK (AP) George Foreman is expected to meet Oscar Bonavena of Argentina in the spring in his first fight since losing the world heavyweight cham- pionship to Muhammad Ali last Oct. 30 in Africa. King of Video Tech- niques, Inc., said he hoped to make such a match for New York. Madison Square Garden has been working on an All-Ron Lyle fight for March. But a source said Wednesday that fight could come off in April. Video Techniques, which handled the closed-circuit telecasts of the last three heavyweight title fights, would not be involved in an Ali-Lyle match. GREECE WINS ATHENS (Reuter) Greece defeated Bulgaria 2-1 Wednesday in a Group 8 qualifying match in the Euro- pean soccer championship before fans. Greece leads the three country divi- sion with four points, three more than West Germany and Bulgaria. Malta has not played a game. CHACON SIGNS LOS ANGELES (AP) Bobby Chacon signed Wednes- day for his first defence of the World Boxing Council fea- therweight title against Mex- ico's Papelero (Newsboy) Es- trada on Feb. 8 at the Olympic Auditorium. The scheduled 15- round bout was contracted un- der WBC sanction as a condi- tional title defence, with the winner agreeing to defend his crown against an opponent named by the WFC. DETACHED RETINA PARIS (Reuter) French lightweight champion Leonard Tavarez, who suf- fered a detached retina in his left eye in a losing bout against Scotland's Ken Buchanan here on Monday, entered hospital Wednesday for an operation. Tavarez had complained of difficulty in seeing before the fight was stopped in the 14th round. Buchanan successfully defended his European lightweight title. BILLIE JEAN WITH ABC NEW YORK (AP) Billie Jean King, longtime dominant figure in women's tennis, has signed a lucrative contract with the ABC television network to serve as a com- mentator in a wide range of sports. The contract figures were not announced, but sources placed it at Giants will move NEW YOrtK (AP) New York Giants will play their 1975 National Football League home games at Shea Stadium and have taken an option on Yankee Stadium for the 1976 season, Mayor Abraham Beame's office said Wednesday. The Giants have contracted to move in 1976 to New Jersey's Hackensack Meadows sports complex, now under construction. The Giants, forced to move out of town when Yankee Sta- dium underwent refurbishing, played two seasons at the Yale Bowl in New Haven, Conn. YAMAHA ORGANS I New and Used COLLEGE MALL Phone 328-3694 I M CANADIAN Treat yourself to the rich golden smoothness of 1878. IE.AGI RYE WHISKY Blended smooth. Aged smooth. Priced smooth. MEAGHERS A smooth number gr-' ...and contributed tothe Canada Pension Plan, here's good news Recent changes to the Canada Pension Plan will result in increased benefits for 1975 and subsequent years. There are other important changes, too. Some affect people over 65 or approaching that age. These changes may require prompt action or getting advice. So we suggest you read this message very carefully. Are you between 65 and 69? Then you have a choice... Apply now and start receiving your monthly CPP retirement pension. No more need to retire to collect benefits. (Once you start receiving your pension, however, you can't make further contributions to the Plan.) OR Continue to contribute to the CPP and possibly build up a larger retirement pension to commence at a later date. Continuing to contribute is also a way to qualify survivors for benefits if you have not already done so. (When approaching age 70, you should consider applying for your retirement pension because after 70 you may no longer contribute to the Canada Pension Plan.) NOTE: Before making your choice you may wish to seek advice from the nearest CPP office. The staff will be pleased to heip you. Are you approaching age 65? If you have made your choice and want your CPP retirement pension to commence as early as possible, you should apply two or three months before your 65th birthday. NOTE: There is no provision for retroactive payment of retirement pensions between the ages of 65 and 69. So if you're in that age group or approaching it, get advice as soon as possible. Do you now receive a CPP retirement pension? As of January 1st, 1975, your pension will no longer be affected by any money you earn thereafter. Other Changes: The earnings is, the maximum amount on which contributions can be paid and on which benefits can be being raised to in 1975 and to in 1976. The initial amount of earnings, on which you are not required to contribute, will be in 1975. MAXIMUM MONTHLY CPP BENEFITS Effective January 1975 Retirement Pension....................... Disability Pension......................... Surviving Spouse's 65...... over 65........ Orphan's Benefit......................... Disabled Contributor's Child's Benefit....... Death Benefit (Lump Watch for another Canada Pension Plan advertisement conqwning equal protection for males and females. For assistance contact: Your nearest Canada Pension Plan office. Health Sante et and Welfare Bien-etre social Canada Canada Marc Lalonde. Minister Mxir Canada Penskxi Plan ...keeping up with changing times ;