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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHQRIDGE HERALD Friday, December 20, 1974 LAS VEGAS FUN FEST 4 days. 3 nights accomodatlon. U drive for 48 hours. Return Airfare Great Falls, Las Vegas via Frontier Air- lines only ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Conlre Village Mall 321-3201 The Herald Sports Broncos play one period, drop down to third place BRANDON (Special) "We only played one period of hockey said coach Earl Ingarfield after his Lethbridge Broncos had dropped a 5-3 Western Canada Hockey League decision to Brandon Wheat Kings. 'Some of our guys just aren't pulling their share of the added the coach, "I don't know what it is." Broncos fell victim to an empty net goal Thursday which didn't help matters. As Ingarfield put it, when you get that close it hurt even more Broncos trailed 4-1 heading into the final 20 minutes but managed to make a game oi it before their efforts fell just short "I sat a couple of guys out in the third said Ingarfield, "and went with just two lines and four defencemen. Broncos play in Winnipeg tonight against the Clubs. It will be the first meeting between the two teams since the Broncos traded Dean Samis and Lome Molleken to the Clubs for Gary Wagner. Brandon built up a three goal lead in the second period, but the Broncos fought back with a pair of third period goals for a thrilling finish The win, before fans, snapped a three game losing streak for the Wheat Kings McMulhn scored two goals for the Wheat Kings, while linemate Rick Blight, Gar" Kaluzmak and Dan Bonar contributed singles. Replying for Lethbridge were Jerry Bancks with two goals and Brian Sutler Glen Hanlon made 28 saves for Brandon, compared to 37 by the Broncos' Rollie Routm Lethbridge was assessed 10 of the game's 16 penalties Each team picked up a major Regma's win, coupled with the Lethbridge loss, put the Pats into sole possess'cn of second place with 36 points, seven behind Saskatoon The Broncos, with 34, are three ahead of Brandon. Meanwhile, Medicine Hat Tigers scored five third period goals and literally storm- ed their way to a 7-4 come from behind win over league leading Victoria Cougars at Medicine Hat in the league's only western division game Thursday night. In the eastern division, Regina Pats out- hustled Flm Flon Bombers, shutting them out 4-0 in Flm Flon. The Cougars and Medicine Hat were tied 1-1 after the first period, and Victoria edg- ed into a 3-2 lead after two. But the Tigers dominated the third period as they handed Victoria its fourth loss in as many games. Don Murdoch, Greg Vaydik and Morris Lukowich each scored a pair of goals for the victors, and Greg Carroll added a single Victoria marksmen were Rick Lapointe, Rick Martin, Dan Lucas and Don Cairns. Featured with the scoring in the final period was a spate of fights and penalties. In all, the teams split eight majors and two game misconducts, while Victoria was assessed six of 10 minors. Tiger goaltender Ken Holland faced 33 shots compared with 38 for Victoria's Lloyd Saar. Despite their recent losses, the Cougars maintain a 14 point cushion in the league standings. The win, before a crowd of vaulted Medicine Hat into a second place tie with Kamloops with 37 points, three ahead of fourth place New West- minster. Dave Faulkner led the Regina attack with two goals, with Les Grauer and Drew Callander adding singles. Regina goalie Ed Stamowski made just 23 saves but had to be spectacular at times to earn his shutout In the Flin Flon net, Roger Swanson made 39 saves. ANDY CAPP DiD YOU CALLTHE "DOCTOR, IN ABOUT NERVE5.FLO ME TO TAKE IT EASY ANV LET THIS LATY y 50-AN-SO FEND FCd i lj'4 Mirr r I u And; Dm Man Coaldale wins In the lone Southwest Conference high school basketball game last night Kate Andrews Larks of Coaldale defeated the Vaux- hall Vi-Queens 41-22 in a game at Vauxhall The Larks led 24-14 at half time Debbie Vaselenak was top scorer for Coaldale Over and out Spanish jockey Roberto de Terry shows how it should not be done as he takes a spill during steeplechase. He was not injured. Dolphins, Raiders battle, only one team can survive THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The National Football League's version of Russian roulette begins this weekend with Miami Dolphins shooting for a third straight world championship and Oakland Raiders hoping to gun them down. The Dolphins, champions of the American Conference's GOOD.QOOtS.' ANY I SELIEVE SO, MOTHER-THEY TELL ME THE DOCTOR'S 10 RECOVERING NICELY NHL, WHA delinquent on total of Holiday J Sheer Peignoir over an Opaque Mini Tent with Matching Bikini 20 TORONTO (CP) The Na- tional Hockey League and the World Hockey Association are delinquent on a combined total of about in payments to the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association for amateur players drafted this year, a CAHA official said in an interview Thursday with The Globe and Mail Pierre Turmell, CAHA administrative director in Ot- tawa, told the newspaper that the NHL still owes about and the WHA about Under an agreement signed earlier this year between the CAHA and the two professional leagues, the NHL was to pay for all players drafted by Nov 1 while the WHA was to pay within 30 days of the signing of each player drafted Turmell said that since signing dates were not available to him, he did not know how long the WHA debts were overdue. He said the original NHL debt was of which has been paid and the WHA has paid of its original The CAHA distributes the payments from the pro leagues to the amatuer clubs which developed the drafted players and some amateur clubs are becoming impatient since they depend on the pro payments for their continued operation One such club is Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey Association Major Junior A series who are waiting for a payment from the NHL Wash- ington Capitals who signed Wolves player Mike Marson. "I've checked on a daily basis with the OHA and they in turn with the CAHA on the money owing us for Wolves owner Bud Burke told the Globe and Mail. "I've even sent a telegram to Milt Schmidt (Washington general manager) "There has been a great hue and cry over the WHA and its lack of credibility. Well, peo- ple in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. The credibility of NHL clubs like Washington is at an all-time low as far as the Sudbury Wolves are concerned." Eastern Division, will play the West-winning Raiders in one of four NFL playoff games Saturday that even- tually will determine the NFL champion The winner of the Miami- Oakland game will play for the AFC championship against the survivor of Sun- day's match between Buffalo Bills and Pittsburgh Steelers The Steelers made the playoffs by winning the AFC's Central Division title while the Bills qualified as the wild- card team with a 9-5 record behind Miami's 11-3 The champion of the National Conference and eventual Super Bowl opponent of the AFC winner will oe determined from among St Louis Cardinals, Minnesota Vikings, Washington Redskins and Los Angeles Rams. The Cardinals, champions of the NFC East, will play the Vikings, the Central Division title-winners, Saturday. The Rams, winners of the West, face Washington, the NFC's wild-card team, Sunday. The conference winners meet in the Super Bowl at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans Jan 12 The contest between Miami and Oakland is a rematch of last year's AFC championship game, won by the Dolphins en- route to their second straight Super Bowl title The Dolphins are looking for an instant replay of Larry Csonka's game last time, when he bruised the Raiders with three touchdowns and 117 yards as Miami won 27-10. Oakland's balanced attack features a power runner of their Hubbard who has compiled 865 yards on the ground this season while leading the Raiders to a 12-2 record, best in the NFL The Steelers will be making a third straight playoff appearance while the Bills are making their first since 1966, when they lost to Kansas City in the American Football League title game. O.J Simpson, Buffalo's rushing leader, will carry the ball most of the time After training in Tulsa, Okla., for three days, the Vikings flew home Thursday with coach Bud Grant declaring. "We are ready." The Vikings will face Cardi- nal quarterback Jim Ray Hart who is having his best year. WCHL summaries mERLE noRfnnn cosnnETic BOUTIQUE Gifts Wigs Perfumes College Mall Phone 328-1525 CHRISTMAS The perfect Gift Suggestion sizes exchangeable PLAIN TOE GENUINE WATER BUFFALO 2 tone brown CAMM'S SHOES Open tonight and Mon. til B p.m. Saturday until 6 403 5th Street S. BRANDON 5 LETHBRIDGE 3 First period 1 Brandon McMullin (Anderson) 801, 2 Lethbridge, Bancks (Crozier) 9 04 3 Brandon Kaluzmak (Blight, Ander- son) 19 25 Penalties Tidey L 1 04, Jenson L Parker B 5 56, Bradbury B 11 36, Bonar B 14-48 Second period 4 Brandon, Blight (McMullin, Kaluznlak) B 53, 5 Brandon, Bonar (McMullin Soetaert) 1317 Penalties Gillespie L 1 48. Brandon bench (served by Good) 4 02, Lutz L 6 50.18 00 Regier L 9 58, Johnson L (minor, Parker B 12 54, Bradbury B 15 04 Third period 6 Lethbridge, Sutler (Trottier, Delorme) 551. 7 Lethbridge Bancks (Wagner, Smith) 1249, 0 Brandon McMullin (Soetaert) 1959 Penalties Brad- bury B 034. Sutler L 1413 on goal by Lethbridge 9 7 Brandon 11 i3 Goal Boutin, Lethbridge, Hanlon Brandon Attendance MEDICINE HAT 7, VICTORIA 4 Pint Period: 1 Victoria, Lapointe (Sanderson, Miazga) 241, 2 Medicine Hat Murdoch (Vaydik) 1335 Penalties Clarkson V 3 02 (minor major) 13 20 Dean MH 5 06 13 20 Morris V 1211, Max- well MH 17 55 Second Period: 3 Victoria Martin (Roberts) 1 28, 4 Medicine Hat. Mur- doch (Laije, Lukowich) 951, 5 Vic- to.la, Lucas 1205 Penalties Miazga V 1704 Third Period. 6 Medicine Hat, Vaydik (Vauqhanl 1 38 7 Medicine Hat Lukowich (Murdoch, Sanche) 5-10 8 Medicine Hat, Vaydik (Vaughan Lokowich) 5 24 9 Medicine Hat, Lukowich (Murdoch) 1501, 10 Victoria Cairns (Gustaf- son, Fraser) 15 18. 11 Medicine Hat, Carroll (Surge) Penalties Lucas V (major Durrand MH (major) 1 22, Cairns V 4 25 Clackson V (major, Sarr V Dean MH (major) 4-34, Gloeckner V Lukowich MH (major) 8 24. Bndgman V (ma- Lapointe V (game Hilwonh MH (minor, Durrand MH (game misconduct) 9 16, Mur- doch MH 1950 on goal by Med Hat 12 10 16 38 Victoria 9 10 14 33 Goal Saar, Victoria, Holland, Medicine Hat Attendance REGINA 4 fUH FLON 0 period 1 Regina, Falkner 2- Reglns, Grauer (Wiracnowsky) 8-39 Penalties Davis F, Tidball R 2 52, Nicholson F, Minor R (majors) 3 07 Tidball R 8 50, Grauer R 1226, Graur R, Davis F (majors) 1816, Minor R 18 50 Second period 3 Falkner (Harazny Minor) 14 39 Penalties Fleming F, Nicholson F, Mahoney R 1240 Third period 4 Regina, Callander (Mahoney) 8 32 Penalty Tudor H 1002 Shoti on goal by Regina 15 13 15-43 Flm Flon 9 7 7-23 Goal Stanlowskl, Regina, Swan- son, Flln Flon. Attendance 1.000 GIBSON GUITARS AT PRUEGGERS 530 5th Street South 'LARGE SELECTION TO CHOOSE FROM" Phone 329-3151 Lower 4W-7411 FILING French racing scene shaken PARIS (Reuter) The elegant and prosperous world of French horse racing has been badly shaken by a betting coup that has led to the arrest of some of the country's best known jockeys. Police say they believe they now are close to discovering the identities of the ringleaders of a so-called horse racing ring which has infiltrated the sport and fixed races The racing establishment, which prides itself on its ef- ficiency, has been shaken out of its complacency by the scandal and has launched an effort to clean up the sport. French racing has grown rich on the proceeds of off- track betting, to the point where the amenities at the major courses, the prize money and the standard of thoroughbreds, are the envy of most of the world. The scandal now afflicting the sport is unprecedented. Millions of Frenchmen who never go near a race course have been shocked, since it in- volves their weekly bets on the tierce, the state-run tote. HELD ON SUNDAY Nearly everyone in France dreams of winning the tierce, in which millions stake three francs about 80 cents each Sunday hoping to pick the first three horses in the right order. The prize can be enormous, especially since the race counting for the tierce is usually a handicap with a large field The scandal involves the tierce run Dec. 9 last year. The event was the Prix Bride Abattue, a steeplechase at the fashionable Auteuil course on the Paris outskirts. Of the 24 runners, 15 quickly tailed off, including all the favorites. Subsequently it was discovered that large numbers of multiple bets had been placed on the other nine runners. Most of these bets were losers, but those who had made them also had the winn- ing combination of three out- siders that paid off at odds of about to one. PAYOFF FROZEN The tierce payoff was frozen and a criminal investigation was begun. Now, a year later, the results of the investigation are beginning to show. Three top steeplechase jockeys are in jail on corrup- tion charges alleging they reined in their horses Half a dozen men who plac- ed large bets on the winning combination have been detain- ed and police are trying to determine whether they plac- ed the bets on behalf of un- derworld figures. Police are investigating the theory that a number of jockeys were bribed or in- timidated into slowing their mounts so that outsiders would win and give a bumper payoff to the gamblers The racing world is almost unanimous in approving the vigor with which the police in- quiry has been carried out John Cunnington, a leading trainer, said "It is painful to witness the arrests of jockeys whose talent and courage one appreciates ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES WESTERN CANADA Eastern Division WORLD ASSOCIATION Canadian Division W L T F A L T F A Pts Saskatoon 18 7 7 171 115 18 12 1 140 116 37 Regina 17 14 2 136 130 18 11 0 124 102 36 Lethbridge 16 15 2 145 147 15 12 1 114 85 31 Brandon 13 18 5 145 180 14 9 0 90 76 28 Flm Flon 7 21 6 119 190 13 14 1 86 93 27 Winnipeg 6 19 8 113 182 Division Western England 19 B 1 112 90 39 Victoria 24 9 3 219 135 10 13 1 70 80 21 Kamloops 18 11 1 142 114 10 16 0 88 102 20 Med Hat 17 9 3 135 104 5 26 0 65 141 10 New West 15 13 4 144 129 Division Edmonton 12 11 5 133 120 20 11 0 139 92 40 Calgary 4 20 6 96 152 Diego 15 13 1 98 100 31 13 12 2 94 95 28 NATIONAL 12 15 0 110 107 24 Patrick 9 19 2 77 128 20 W L T F A LEADERS Phila 21 6 4 121 67 Rangers 13 10 8 122 105 34 Islanders 12 12 8 105 94 Wpg 29 23 52 Bernier Que 22 26 48 Atlanta 13 15 5 89 99 Hou 18 28 46 Smythe SD 15 28 43 Vancouver 20 8 5 125 91 45 Chicago 14 13 3 109 85 31 St Louis 13 13 5 109 110 31 Minnesota 10 18 4 85 130 24 Kan City 5 22 4 75 138 14 Norris Tor 14 26 40 Nilsson Wpg 10 30 40 Hughes Hou 25 14 39 Walton, Minn 20 19 39 Simpson, Tor 25 12 37 Hinse, Hou 14 23 37 Montreal 17 6 10 140 100 LA 17 4 10 98 57 Pitts 11 14 6 123 116 SCORES Detroit 9 17 3 86 121 Wash 3 26 4 75 177 1 1 NY Rangers 3 Adams 5 Toronto 1 Buffalo 22 6 5 153 106 Angeles 4 Washington 1 Boston 19 7 6 157 93 City 4 Pittsburgh 4 Toronto 9 16 6 101 123 24 Calif 6 21 6 81 142 Vancouver 3 Houston 1 NHL LEADERS Esposito. Bos Orr, Bos Perreault, But Clarke. Pha Robert, Bui Lafleur Mtl Martin, Buf Dionne. Del Mahovlich Mtl Edmonton 7 San Diego 6 G A Pit Michigan 1 Cleveland 0 29 34 63 CHL 22 40 62 Seattle 5 Salt Lake City 1 21 30 51 WCHL 10 36 46 Regina 4 Flm Flon 0 22 23 45 Brandon 5 Lethbridge 3 21 24 45 Medicine Hat 7 Victoria 4 21 23 44 SMkalchewert Jr. 16 27 43 Weyburn 7 Notre Dame 2 13 39 42 Yorkton 9 Humboldt 4 KRAHN HOMES -ASTRO REALTY WINTER GAMES Jr. "B" Hockey Tournament LETHBRIDGE SPORTSPLEX DECEMBER 27-28 Times p.m. Dec. 29 Finals p.m. ELRiCH TIRES LTD. Complete Tire Sales 'and Service 402 1st AVI. S -Phoni 327-6886 or ;