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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE December 27.1973 National Football League semi-finals set ANDY CAPP Miami Vikings-Cowboys By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A big reason for Manny Fer- nandez's success as a defen- sive tackle for Miami Dolphins is his mobility. But Fernandez hasn't been mobile since tearing a ham- string muscle three weeks ago against Baltimore. He hopes to get off the bench by proving in workouts today that he is fit for Sunday's American Football Conference title game against Oakland Raiders. felt good last said the six-year veteran. ''Last Friday and I felt I was moving as good as I ever moved. But Coach Don Shula decided to hold me against Cincinnati. Aeros blitzed By THE CANADIAN PRESS New England Whalers had to come from but when the final buzzer sounded Wednesday night they emerg- ed with a 3-2 decision over Houston Aeros in a battle between the giants of the World Hockey Association that ended in overtime. Brad Selwood scored a goal at the mark that broke Aeros' streak of nine games at home without a loss. It also cost Aeros a chance to take first place in the West Division. A crowd of 7.877 watched as the now leaders in the East by six took a 2-1 series lead over the Aeros. Selwood's goal came from the left point after a faulty clearing but he confess- ed he didn't know exactly where the shot was going. didn't care how it went he said. saw the puck hit somebody and I almost died of relief when it went into the Aeros' goalie Don McLeod said the shot deflected past him off defenceman Paul Popiel. The Whalers earlier in the day had called up defenceman Ric Jordan from Jacksonville Barons- of the American Hockey League as a replace- ment for the injured Rickey Ley. Ley strained ligaments in his right knee in New England's game against Van- couver Monday. In other games Vancouver Blazers beat Cleveland Crusaders 5-3 and Winnipeg Jets tamed Chicago Cougars 4-2. Edmonton Oilers and Houston lead the pack with 38 while Minnesota Fighting Saints are third with 37. Winnipeg has 36. The are not doing so well at the gate. At- tendance has been averaging between and and the club is reported to be 000 overdue in rental fees to St. Paul Civic Centre which has granted the team an extension to Jan. 15 to erase the debt. 1 have any it's lateral The relatively small at 6-foot-2 and 250 has been described by some pro coaches as the key to Miami's defence. Dallas Coach Tom Landry believes both his Cowboys and Minnesota Vikings have changed since the last time they met. The Vikings are more potent offensively and Dallas is tougher defensively. Dallas defeated Minnesota 20-12 in 1971 in a National Football Conference divisional playoff and the teams haven't played since. Tarkenton at quar- terback has made the Vikings a much better offensive Landry said as the two teams prepared for Sunday's NFC title showdown in Texas Stadium. Landry added that the Cow- boy which has been superb in the stretch run to the playing with more intensity than any defen- sive team we've The Cowboys will go into the game without runner Calvin who dis- located an elbow in a 27-16 vic- tory over Los Angeles in last Sunday's NFC semifinal playoff game. Robert who has played only one game at half- back this steps into the slot. Defensive tackle Bob Lilly is also doubtful because of a pulled hamstring muscle. Third-year pro Bill Gregory is primed for Lilly's slot. If Lilly does miss the it will break a string of 183 consecutive National Football League appearances. Winter rains are hampering the Raiders in preparing for the championship battle. They sloshed through prac- tice Wednesday with rain pouring down on the chilled coaches and players as Coach John Madden emphasized defence. Madden had his charges concentrate on stopping Miami's triple running threat of Jim Larry Csonka and Mercury Morris. Madden said he's not ex- pecting anything entirely new from their Dolphins' offence. use some things that have been new in the last few weeks or variances of old said Madden. we've seen all we have to see of the Dolphins on film and television. is an exceptionally good football said Vik- ing Coach Bud Grant. a very basic defen- sive but a very com- plicated offensive use many different shifts. It will be a very difficult job preparing our defense for The Vikings started that preparation Wednesday with a two-hour workout in light snow on the artificially sur- faced University of Minnesota stadium. A major portion of the workout included reserves running the Dallas offence. 'The fact that Calvin Hill is not going to be playing is go- ing to be an important ingredient in that they will be missing their leading said Grant. they have other good backs. Newhouse gained more than 100 yards in the last game of the regular season. So thev are not Dawson honored CANTON. Ohio Len Kansas City Chiefs has been voted the 1973 National Football. Leage Man of the it was announced Wednesday. The which honors an NFL player for his civic contributions as well as his athletic will result in the creation of a Len Dawson college scholarship fund in the Kansas City area. The now in its fourth was run by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Fans were asked to vote throughout the football season for the winner. Scholarships of also will be set up- in the 25 other NFL cities in the names of the players who drew the most votes from the local teams. Dawson is the sports direc- tor of a radio and television station in Kansas City. During 1972 he was involved in fund raising efforts for the March of Dime. Cancer Fund and the Alcohol Driving Safety Program in Missouri. PRICES EFFECTIVE DECEMBER WE Rr.SCP.VE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES. PRESSED Turkcvs y 7 COCKTAIL WIENE Garlic WIENERS OR. Clarnato 48 FL.OZ.TINS. G R A U L A 1O LM- AVLRAGL COCKTAIL SALAMI COIL COARSE Li3.. Mf 4 f OI-'ANGC I VOP I .D Risen bmne Jo Peach Miracle Whip TQ 32 FL.OZ. Cram Com AY LMER FA NC Y 14 FL OZ Coffee KADA NA REGULAR GRIND 1 LB. PACKAGE. V AVLM R i. L SI A I IAVLM Tiny Shrimp Coffee .75 Strawberry Sunlight SuntigW Liaiud Shampoo Toilet Ti 5 L U BOX. DETERGENT 32 FL.OZ. Cloirol Herbal Es Normal or Oily n FL.OZ. PRODUCE mi Pxfr.i incy 4 QUART LJASKLT. p m Bananas...... California Canada Grade 1 A lettuee....... -a Canada No. 1 Carrots California Navel Canada Extra C olden Yellow 3 LB. BAG. Kroft Canadian Past. Proc. SINGLES Cheese Slices Kraft Plain P ist. Proc. A Mi BONNY BROOK TOP-VALU 12 FL.OZ. TINS.. Cranae Mtt Rupert Brand Oyster Party Starters i Your Local Independent Grocer 642-13th St. N. Phone .328-5742 MIHALIK'S Phone 328-5442 for FREE City Delivery Store Wednesday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. We sell only the highest quality goods at the lowest possible prices. We reserve the right to limit quantities. Picture Alberta one 732-4410 WHEN VDU SPEND TOUR LIFE ON Y3UR SACK TWKE'S NO WAV TO LOOK BUT I THINK I'LL POP INTO THE DOCTOR'S FOR ATOMIC-X FEEL A BIT DOWN SNAP OUT OF GOT NO MORE WORRIES THAN AN' I DON'T FEEL DOWN SORRY I SPOKE Leafs blast Habs By THE CANADIAN PRESS President Harold Ballard's assessment of his hockey club proved unerring Wednesday night when Toronto Maple Leafs stunned Montreal Cana- diens 9-2 in a National Hockey League game before in- credulous fans. Ballard had said earlier in the day he was of the Toronto because of its aggressive per- formance Sunday night against Boston Bruins. Leafs lost that encounter 4- 3. but Ballard was so pleased he think we have a fine young team that can only get better as the season goes the Leafs responded magnificently as rookie Lanny with two led a 45-shot assault against first- year netminder Michel Plasse with a pair of goals. Rick Darryl Paul Inge Ham- Bob Dave Keon and Jim McKenny also scored for the who moved four points ahead of idle Buffalo Sabres in the struggle for fourth place in the East Division. It was only the third loss ol the season on the road for the Canadiens. They have won 11 and tied five. In previous games against this Canadiens lost a 5-3 verdict in then bounced back for a 4-1 triumph in Toronto. cannot remember such a said Claude former coach and now Montreal director of player personnel. least it gives a coach something to talk about. But if you are going to lose it makes no difference what the score The victory might prove costly for the however. Goalie Doug who stopped 36 of 38 appeared to have injured his leg late in the game when he stretched to make a save. Coach Red Kelly said he wouldn't know the extent of the injury until he received a doctor's report. Defenceman Mike who Kelly said had been a this also emphasized that the Leafs were a young club that was steadily improving. is rising to the In other games New York Rangers edged Philadelphia Flyers Minnesota North Stars topped New York Islanders Pitt- sburgh Penguins tied Detroit Red Wings Vancouver Canucks defeated California Golden Seals 6-4 and Chicago Black Hawks tied Los Angeles Kings 3-3. the Red Wings visit Buffalo and the Kings go to Atlanta to play the Flames. Summaries HANGERS PHILADELPHIA 1 First NY Gilbert 18 2. Clement 5 Bladori Irvine Second NY Ir- vine 11 Dornhoefer Jim Watson Hadfield Impe Third Period scoring. Dornhoeffer Shots on goal by Philadelphia 10 S 13-28 New York 7 13 12-32 MINNESOTA 1. NY ISLANDERS 0 Flral Nanne 5 York.bencn Nystrom ma- O'Brien major Second scoring. Howatt majors Third Period scoring. Potvin Shots on goal by New York 9 11 9-29 Minnesota 18 IB LOS ANGELES CHICAGO 3 Flrtt Period scoring. Second Los Long 1 2. Chicago. Mlklta 11 3. Chicago. Bordeleau 6 A.- Los Goring 7 Third Hull 14 Los Williams 5 Murdoch VANCOUVER CALIFORNIA 4 First Period 1. Seguln 1 bench served by Stewart Wilklns Second Mott 3 3. Van- Boudrias 7 4. California. Johnston 15 5. McSheffrey 7 Lemleux Laframbolse Third Schmautz 7. McKechnie 10. 8. Ververgaert 5 9. Bordeleau 3 10. Califor- McAneeley 3 Snots by 4 9 Vancouver 8 17 Shots on goal by Loe Angeles 15 Chicago 7 DETROIT PITTSBURGH 2 First Burrows Snell Watson Second Red- mond 19 Hughes majors Apps Third Perlod-3. Collins 11 4. Apps 13 Shots on goal by Detroit 6 10 Detroit 9 6 TORONTO MONTREAL 2 First Period 1. Toronto. Henderson 12 2. Wilson 4 3. Sittler Laperriere Kehoe Second McDonald 6 5. 'Hamrnerstrom 10 6. Neely 3 7. Keon 13 Third Cour- noyer 20 9. McKenney 10. McDonald 11. Kehoe 10 Robinson Laperriere P. Mahovlich misconduct Neely Shots on goal by Montreal 17 12 Toronto 16 13 Regina Pats defeated 5-0 Sweden Leksand beat Regina Pats of the Western Canada Hockey League 5-0 Wednesday night. The Swedish senior led by Peter Gudmundson's two led 1-0 over the Cana- dian juniors after one period and held a 3-0 advantage going into the final period. Uif Hans Jax and Stig Nordin were the other Leksand marksmen. PREPAY YOUR TAXES and SAVE INGA ANDROKOVICH MARY NYKYFORUK GLORIA HAWLEY The cashiers at city hall are ready to accept pre- payment of Property and business taxes. Pay Less Taxes Prepayments will be accepted after Janu- ary 1st to February and interest will be allowed from date of payment to June on any amount not ex- ceeding the 1973 taxes. Pir Annum CITY OF LETHBRIDGE THE EARLIER YOU PAY THE MORE YOU SAVE ;