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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, December 31, 1974 Lafleur outstanding in Montreal streak MONTREAL (CP) Only one of the 17 other teams in the National Hockey League has managed to defeat Montreal Canadiens in their last 25 games. Buffalo Sabres beat Montreal 8-6 at the Forum Nov 13 and 11 nights later took a 6-4 verdict from the Canadiens in Buffalo. Since then, Montreal has gone 14 games without a loss, winning 10 and tying four. The Canadiens now lead the Norris Clair hopes Lancaster rumor true OTTAWA (CP) "1 hope it's com- mented general man- ager Frank Clair Mon- day when asked about reports that quar- terback Ronnie Lan- caster of Saskatchewan Roughriders will join the Ottawa entry in the Eastern Football Conference. The Citizen said Saskatchewan has in- formed Lanchaster he can be transferred to the eastern Riders in return for defensive back Al Marcelin and defensive end Jim Piakowski. know nothing about it." Clair said in an interview. "But I haven't talked to Ken Preston (Saskatchewan general manager) for 10 days." "In fact I've been try- ing to reach him all afternoon "There is still no truth to the stories." Ottawa is adding new seats to its home park and wants a quarterback such as Lancaster to help attract fans. Rick Cassatta, one of two quarterbacks with Ottawa last season, has played out his option. Ottawa owner David Loed has said he doesn't want Cassatta back anvwav. TENNIS DATES SET PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) The United States and Mexico will meet in second- round Davis Cup tennis matches here Jan. 31 and Feb. 1-2 it was announced Monday. The winner will advance against South Africa, current holder of the Davis Cup. Mex- ico beat Canada in a first- round tie played at Quebec Citv. Division with 51 points, two more than second-place Los Angeles Kings. The Kings have two games in hand. A key factor in Montreal's excellent play of recent weeks has been right winger Guy Lafleur, who got off to a slow start and did not get his first goal of the season until Montreal's eighth game. During Montreal's current streak, Lafleur has scored 12 goals and 12 assists for 24 points and occupies fourth place in the scoring race with 25 goals and 29 assists for 54 points. Phil Esposito of Boston Bruins leads in scoring with 70 points on 35 goals and 35 assists for a one-point lead over teammate Bobby Orr who has 23 goals and 46 assists. Gilbert Perreault of Buffalo Sabres is third with 56 points on 24 goals and 32 assits and Bobby Clarke of Philadelphia Flyers follows Lafleur with 12 goals and 42 assists. Dave Schultz of the Flyers appears well on the way to breaking his own record of 348 penalty minutes which he amassed last season.' In 36 games this year, Schultz has been assessed 226 penalty minutes. Rogatien Vachon and Gary Edwards of the Kings still lead the goaltending race with a combined average of 1.85. Bernie Parent leads the league with six shutouts Joe Thomas steps down BALTIMORE (AP) Joe Thomas confirmed today that he has decided to step aside as coach of Baltimore Colts. He said he has launched a search for a replacement. Thomas, who is also ex- ecutive vice president and general manager of the National Football League club, said that "a number of factors went into the decision." "But the main thing is that no man can do a good job of handling both full-time jobs head coach and general manager. One or the other has to suffer." Robert Irsay, the Colts' owner, made Thomas coach after firing Howard Schnellenberge following the third game of the season. The Colts were 2-9 under Thomas and finished with a 2- 12 mark, tying New York Giants for the worst record in the NFL. "I gave it a great deal of thought after the season, and I believe if you keep both jobs you have to neglect one or the Thomas said. "I will continue to be general manager." ...91 SATISFIED, UAO, THEWS A LOT TO 3E Grudge match coming? Roundup of short sport RYAN SELECTED PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Pirates of baseball's National League said Monday they have named catcher Mike Ryan as manager of their Charleston, S.C., farm club in the Class A Wee Carolina League. Ryan, 33, who began his major league career with Boston Red Sox and came to Pitt- sburgh from Philadelphia Phillies, saw only limited ac- tion in 1974 due to a back ailment. He was given his release at the end of the year. DUDLEY SIDELINED BUFFALO (CP) Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League said Monday that right winger Rick Dudley, who suffered a bruised lung during the first period of a game Sunday night against Philadelphia Flyers, has been told not to practice for 10 to 14 days. He suffered the injury when hit by a player. In 37 games, he had 14 goals and 16 assists. EARNS TRIP STEINBACH, Man. (CP) A team from Fort Garry will represent Manitoba in the national midget hockey tour- nament Jan. 20-26 in Oshawa, Ont. Fort Garry had the best over-all on goals for and a tournament which ended here Sunday. ROBERSON OUT NEW ORLEANS (AP) New Orleans Jazz centre Rick Roberson fractured his right ankle in the National Basket- ball Association game against New York Knicks Saturday and will be out six to eight weeks, a club spokesman said Monday. WASHINGTON DIES CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) Clyde Washington, a defensive back with New York Jets and Boston Patriots of the old American Football League in the 1960s, is dead of a brain tu- mor at the age of 36, it was disclosed Monday. After retir- ing from the Patriots in 1965, he became the Jets' assistant director of player personnel and in 1969 became assistant football coach at the Universi- ty of Pennsylvania. He died Sunday. BANNER APPOINTED GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Bart Starr, new head coach and general manager of Green Bay Packers, appointed Dave Your Chance to Save! PREPAY YOUR TAXES All payments of Property and Business Taxes made in January or February (not exceeding the 1974 Taxes) will be allowed interest at the rate of PER ANNUM From the date of payment to June 30, 1975 REMEMBER The earlier you the more you save on your 1975 Taxes. pay Hanner as defensive co- ordinator and assistant head coach, the National Football League club announced Mon- day. Hanner has been with the NFL team 23 years as player and assistant coach. He was defensive co-ordinator the last three years under Dan Devine, who resigned Dec. 16 as head coach and general manager. UNDERGOES SURGERY CLEVELAND (AP) Austin Carr, the high-scoring guard of Cleveland Cavaliers, underwent successful surgery Monday to remove a torn liga- ment from his right knee. A spokesman for the National Basketball Association club said Carr will be lost to the team for at least two months. MELBOURNF (AP) Jimmy Connors and John Newcombe moved closer to a grudge match with quarter final victories Monday in the Australia Open tennis championships. Margaret Court's quest for an unprecented 12th singles title in the tournament ended when she was upset by Olga Navratilova of Czech- oslovakia 6-4, 6-3. Connors, defending champion from the United States, and Newcombe, who won. this tournament two years ago, now need semi- final victories to set up a championship showdown. Connors, one of two non- Aussies who made it to the quarter finals, whipped Kim Warwick 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Newcombe, seeded No. 2 behind Connors, struggled through five sets and 56 games before wrestling a semi-final berth from Geoff Masters. The 32-year-old Australian broke Masters' serve in the 17th game of a thrilling fifth set and held his service for the 1-6, 6-3, 6-7, 6-3, 10-8 victory. Newcombe has been gunning for Connors to determine the better player. Connors supplanted the Aussie a" the top players in the world this season. Because different pro circuits separate them except in international events, the two have met only twice and Newcombe has beaten Connors both times. With Mrs. Court the No. 1 seed eliminated, defending champion Evonne Goolagong kept Australia's hopes alive by ousting Kazuko Sawanatsu of Japan 6-4, 7-5. nr: Get Ready For Spring 60" Co-ordinating Yarn-Dyed Jacquard Poly- ester Doubleknit Create a versatile wardrobe with these mix 'n match 100% Polyester Jacquard doubleknits. 60" wide, easy to care for. Machine wash; drip dry. Co-ordinate with patterns of floral to geometric or plains in the newest shades for spring. K U ri tt Yard I" Polyester Doubleknit Superb quality Super Ponti De Roma plain-stitch doubleknit, made to co- ordinate perfectly with yarn-dyed knits. Machine wash; drip dry. In matching spring shades. Yard 60" First Quality Crimpknit Tremendous value on 100% Polyester doubleknit. Durable fabric stands up to an active, casual lifestyle. Machine wash. In 16 new spring colours. A Great Value During Our Three Day Promotion On Quality Console Zig Zag Spend the long winter nights with this multi-talented sewing machine with a 25 year guarantee. It features all that high priced machines have. 'Push button drop feed; calibrated needle plate for a straight line. Hinged pressure foot sews over pins and bulky material. Extras include: self-stop bobbin winder, special stretch twin needle, built-in light and push button reverse. Cabinet may be purchased separately. COMPLETE TERRIFIC BUY ON SPRING FABRICS Superior Quality 60" Denim Heather Doubleknit Fashionable Denim look m 50% Polyester, 50% Acrylic. Machine wash. Easy to sew 13 oz. doubleknit is great for any outfit. In 7 of spring's freshest sr.ades. 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Brighten your room with Rayon covers In three delightful shades. zippered cushion 2.36 EACH Carefree Corduroy Cover B Practical zippered cushion cover in 100% Cotton In fashionable colours. EACH Homespun-Look Cover C Zippered cushion cover with Wool tassel trim in three decorator shades EACH Peel Safe "Fire-Retardant" Kiddie Prints Ideal fabric for children's sleepwear. 80% Acetate, 20% Polyester. Machine washable, brushed Jersey is specially treated for fire resistance. 52" x 54" wide. YARD DEPARTMENT STORFS College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive v Monday, Tuesday a Wednesday V a.m. to p.m. v v" Thursday A Friday a.m. to p.m. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES Saturday a.m. to p.m. SATISFACTION GIMMNTKI) KPUOMIITOfimiOMfHFIMKO ;