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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Beliveau, Ferguson perform Canucks had Habs in trouble By THE CANADIAN PKESS A couple of class players with entirely different approaches to the game pulled Montreal Cana- diens out of a jam Tuesday night for a 5-2 National Hockey League victory over Vancouver Canucks. Jean Beliveau, in the twilight of a superb career but still a commanding figure for the Can adiens, scared twice as did John Ferguson, unofficial fight cham- pion of the big leagues who has been in somewhat of a scoring t A J February 3, THE LETHUIDGE HERALD 8 Sluggers want increases Expos sign Morton By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Half a dozen pitchers made up the prize catch in baseball's signing sweepstakes Tuesday while a pair of sluggers indi- cated they might prove more difficult to land. Montreal Expos' right-hander, Carl Morton, the National League's Rookie of the Year last season, signed his 1971 con- ANDY CAPP I USEO TO THINK THERE WAS MANW ABOUT'A BLOKE WITH A PIPE Minor hockey David Crighton picked up his ings and Tim Richards of th danW ha-UP flVA shU second shutout of the season as he blanked the Sabres 2-0 in Pee Wee action last night. Kevin Wesko and Brent Mon- teithboth slapped in a goal each for the Sabre victory. In a Bantam "A" contest the Canadiens went on a scoring spree and shutout the Marlins The Canadiens held period scores of 1-0 and 5-0 before they blasted in five markers in the final frame. Cam McLennan and Dave Jackson both notched a brace of goals while Lee Salmon David Sirovyak, Sid Johnson Lome Erickson, Clarence Sirovyak and Doug Kitagauch' added singletons. Derek Martin's first period goal stood up as the Rangers trimmed the Mustangs 1-0 in Bantam "B" action. In the Pee Wee division Dale Seaman cf the Blues is the lead- ing netminder with a 1.27 goals against average. He also has four shutouts. Greg Olshaski o the Flyers second with a 1.29 average, has earned six shut outs. Troy Dickson of the Vik SNOWMOBILE CLEARANCE USED SNOWMOBILES Canucks outs Mark Tokariuk has three Garry Peto is the leading goalie in Bantam B with a 1.35 verage and four shutouts. Dar- win Kropioh has five 'shutouts ut his average is 1.44. Jerry tcNamara has four shutouts vhile Rod Olshaski has blank- ed the opposition three times. Ricky Johnson of the league- eading Canadians has a 1.64 average in Bantam A. Serge Cattoni has a 2.14 average for he Wings. Johnson also leads in shutout with three. In Midget John MeLaughlin and Bill Beaton of the ACT lave combined for a 1.70 aver- age and two shutouts. David lovan has three shutouts and a 2.20 average for second place. WEE STANDINGS SKI DOOS ARCTIC CAT ALLOUETTE ALL DRASTICALLY REDUCED 295 Af-iD UP FINANCING AVAILABLE BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. S. Plione 327-3221 Open Thursday and Friday Till 9 p.m. act. So did pitchers Tom eaver and Jerry Koosman of ew York Mets, Jim Kaat and uis Tiant of Minnesota Twins nd Jim McGlothlin of Cincin- ati Reds. Meanwhile, Cincinnati's Tony erez and Reggie Jackson of Jakland Athletics, a pair of ong-ball hitters playing for San- urce in the Puerto Rican Win- er League, said they are an- ling for pay increases. Morton, 27-year-old converted utfielder who posted an 18-11 ecord for Montreal in 1970, re- ceived a substantial raise over ast year's estimated alary. SEAVER GETS RAISE Seaver, the 1969 NL Cy Young Award winner who slipped from 25 to 18 victories last year, ac- cepted a slight boost in pay that put him close to the jracket. Team-mate Koosman, .2-7 in 1970 after an early-sea- son siege of arm trouble, signed for about Seaver, 18-12, was the Na- tional League's ERA (2.81) and strikeout king (283) last season. Kaat won 14 of 24 decisions for the Twins. Tiant, plagued by arm problems, was 7-3. McGlothlin, 14-11 for the Reds, signed with the NL champs along with two rookies. Pittsburgh signed three in- fielders including Dave Cash, who batted .314 as a 1970 rookie. Infielders Hal Lanier and Alan Gallagher were among four San Francisco Giants' signees. WANTS Perez, who swatted 42 homers and delivered 122 runs for Cin- cinnati, said he wants for his signature. Jackson, who landed in Char- ley Finley's doghouse at Oak- land last-year and finished with a mediocre .237 batting aver- age, still will ask for a pay raise. "I hit 23 home runs and bat- ted in 70 runs, so I should get a slump since ending a brief re- tirement. Beliveau, 39 and the Cana- diens' all-time scoring leader with points in games, notched No. 14 of the season 36 seconds into the game and scored again early in the third period after Vancouver had wiped out J> 3-0 Montreal lead with two second-period goals. Lacking the classic moves of Beliveau, Ferguson makes up for it with a rugged style of play that has been invaluable to the fast-skating Canadiens in re- cent years. Since joining the club seven years ago, Ferguson has not only logged plenty of time in the penalty box but has emerged a respectable scorer. tOST SCORING TOUCH He scored 48 goals in the two seasons before this one. But after retiring early in the sea- son, he has had problems re- turning to form and his output Tuesday gave him six for the year. Tonight, St. Louis Blues are in Toronto against the Maple Leafs, Chicago Black Hawks visit New York Rangers, Boston Bruins are hosts to Los Angeles Kings, Detroit Red Wings visit Minnesota North Stars and Cali- fornia Golden Seals meet the Vikinqs Flyers Blues Canucks Totems Sears Tiqers Bisons labres w L T PIS 14 a i n 3 i 11 ..10 i 3 J3 ..10 6 1 3! SCORING J. Takavasu. Vikings D. Plycia. Vikings..... K. Hunl, Blues......... J. severtson. Penguins Kuntz, Canucks..... Pavan, Tntems T DeGroot. Totems M. Goluk, Blues D. Ramage. Tigers n Leffinaweli, Fivers D. Stephenson, Vikings B. Onick. Bisrvis W. Findlay. Flyers..... BANTAM R STANDINGS I 1 12 W L T Cougars Rangers Hornets Muslangs Seals Eagles Ramblers Nupqets Monarchs SCORING R. Layton, Rangers..... S. Kelly, Ranpers R. Shardlow, Counars G. Babino, Rangers B. AAalacho, Hornets J. Wasileski, Eaales B. Ross, Mustanos F DeCoste. Mustangs BANTAM A STANDINGS Canadians.......... Red Wings........... Jets Maple Leafs Marlands Black Hawks........ Maroons SCORING C. Miyashiro, Wings D. Ricilhoff, Jets B. Sai'mnn, XVincjs C McLennan. Canadians M. Baldry, Jets D. Snopek, Mflrlands C Siroriych, Canadians MIDGET STANDINGS A.C.T................ Royals.............. Comets Slampeders.......... Ti-Cals Eskimos SCORING R. Joevenazzo, Royals B. Conrad, Royals...... J. Meli, A.C.T.......... T. Keneaty, Royals..... P. Lavorato, A.C.T. G. Craik, Royals D. Blase G A Pis 22 11 S3 B 6 31 17 M 12 2S 5 23 2 16 2 14 1 7 G APIs 17 10 27 14 6 20 little over the I made last he said. Frank Lane, new general manager of Milwaukee Brew- ers, engineered a pair of trades, sending outfielder Carl Taylor to Kansas City Royals for catcher Ellie Rodriguez, and swapping outfielder Bob Burda to St. Louis Cardinals for left- handed pitcher Fred Reahni. Rustlers take over first place EDMONTON (CP) Red Deer Rustlers scored four goals in the first period in then- 6-3 defeat of Edmonton Maple Leafs of the Alberta Junior Hockey League Tuesday night. Red Deer led 4-2 after the first period and increased their lead to 5-2 after 40 minutes of play. Both teams scored a goal in the third period. Dennis Result led Red Deer with two goals. Singles came from Lome Bartel, Terry Wed- derburn. Don Bolkowy and Mickey Gerrard. Keith McCleish, Phil Blake and Dale Bowler netted Edmon- ton's goals. Red Deer took 13 of 19 minor Penguins at Pittsburgh. The Canadiens got some bad news Tuesday when it was learned that injured winger Claude Larose would be unable to rejoin the team during its western swing through Vancou- ver, Oakland and Los1 Angeles. Larose who suffered a severe concussion 10 days ago, said he still feels nauseous on occasion and vowed he'll wear a protec- tive helmet for the rest of his career. "You know that this is the first time in my life I have been knocked unconscious, com- pletely said the 28-year-old native of Hearst, Ont. "It's not a nice feeling. OPERATION DELAYED At the same time, the bone- graft surgery on defenceman Serge Savard's left leg, sched- uled for Tuesday morning, was set back another 24 hours. No reason was given for the change. Savard, who returned the Canadiens' lineup Nov. 7 after being out since last March be- cause of a multiple fracture to his left leg, broke the same leg Saturday in Montreal's 54 loss at home to Toronto. Winger Bill Hicke hopes to re- turn to the California Golden Seals lineup against Montreal Friday night with a protective mask over his broken nose. The nose, broken earlier in the season, was reinjured Sun- day in a 7-1 loss to Minnesota North Stars. MONTREAL 5 VANCOUVER 2 First Period 1. Montreal, Beli- veau 14 (Cournoyer) 2. Montre- al, Ferguson 5 (Sheehan, Tremblayl Penalties Rizzuto Tay- lor Tardif Wilkins Second Period 3. Montreal, Tar- dif 12 (Beliveau) 4. Vancouver, Hall 14 (corrigan, Tallon) S. Vancouver, Boudrias 18 Corriaan Penalties Beliveau "Harper Richard Ro- berto, Sequin majors Third Period 6. Montreal, Beii- 15 (Cournover) 7. Montre- jl, Ferguson 6 (Harper) Penal- ties Lapointe Ferguson shots on goal by Montreal........... t 11-M Bowling Banter AT GLENDALE BOWL, the top honor for the month o! January, the highly-coveted bowler-cf-the-momh award, goes to Spike Martell who turned in the most sparkling dis- play of his trundling career competing in Commercial Jen's, he found the middle with great consistency for games of 296, 318 and 29S and a red-hot triple of 907. :or the three games he aver- aged 302 which was a sensa- tional 355 pins over his regu- lar league average of 184. his performance was also the Highest .number of pins a bowler has exceeded his av- erage this season. .The men's bowler-of-the-week crown was taken by Orest Yurchak who has missed the magic 900 triple circle by a whisker for two straight weeks. he rolled ON DECK FOR ANOTHER VOYAGE-Tom Seaver, ace righthander for the New York Mels, carries some gear from Shea Stadium for his forthcoming trip to spring training camp at St. Petersburg, Florida. The trip was made easier after Seaver signed his new contract which brought his pay up to an estimated SPIKE MARTEU. Bowlcr-oMhe-Month and in the six-game Among the gals, the 251, 326 and 318 for an 895 triple and last week he hit for 296, 268 and 326 for anoth- er big one, 890 each time he was some 160 pins over his regular average, a so-lid 245 span he averaged a whopping 297 _ bowler-of-the-week is Edna Lowen who has turned in some excellent performances of late. bowling in IOF, she clicked for 321, 251 and 219 for a 791 triple, .it was her best marlc of the year as her average continues to climb. During the past month the YBC bowlers have competed in the house rolloffs with an eye by the winners toward a possible berth in the national final in Vancouver, .the next step is the zone final at Glendale Sunday, February 14, and the Glendale representatives in the bantam section are Carol Calhoun and Mark Trebble in the singles and teams of Cindy Pedrini Brenda Veres, Debbie Anderson, Judy Rapuano and Barb Toth for the girls and Doug Vogt, David Wells, Brent Anderson, David Snopek and Tom Morrison for the boys. the junior singles colors will be carried by Brenda Pedersen and Brian Anderson with teams made up of Selma Nishi- mura Sandra Sawchuk, Kalie Pedrini, Irene Szekely, Lon Finnerty girls, and Kelly Vaykovich, David Urban, Warren McEwen, Mike Anderson and John Calhoun, boys, .the senior reps are Marie Look and David Barton in the singles and the girls' team of Debbie Calhoun, Gloria Lazarick, Tem Firth, Debbie FirtH and Debbie Smith. ________ Donate money to charities MONTREAL (CP) When the charter for Montreal's Na- tional Hockey League oldtimers club was received in 1963 it was delivered by hearse from Flor- ida. Oldtimers still very much alive Attendance 13 B-27 10 0 2 G A PIS 13 1! 25 .15 9 24 .11 9 20 9 4 13 ..7 6 13 7 6 penalties. The teams split four majors. Dale Kenwood faced 34 shots in the Red Deer goal. Larry Hendrick started in the Edmon- ton net but was thrown out of the game at of the second period for spearing. He was're- placed by Rene Alain. The two faced 18 shots. In Ponoka, Evan McPhedran scored three goals Tuesday night to lead the Stampeders to a 9-2 victory over Calgary Coug- ars. McPhedran scored two goals in the first period to boost the Stampeders to a 4-1 lead after 20 minutes. The club led 6-2 at (he end of the second. Marcel Comeau got two goals while Doug Topley, Ray Bans- ley, Tom Clark and Darryl Wal- lis scored one each. Brian Smith and Darryl Goss replied for Calgary. Scott Darling in the Calgary net faced 41 shols, while Grah- am Parson made 32 saves at the other end of the ice. Canadians complete swim NEW PLYMOUTH, N.Z. (CP) Canadian swimmers com- pleted a New Zealand tour to- night by winning five of eight events in competition here. Angela Coughlan of Burling- ton, Ont. gold medallist in the 100-yard 'freestyle at the 1970 Commonwealth Games, won two events. Her winning time in the 100-yard freestyle here was one minutes and 4.4 seconds, well off her timing in Edinburgh last year. Miss Coughlan also captured the 800-metre freestyle, setting a New Zealand record of 1.7 seconds better than the mark previously established by Susan Hunter of New Zealand. Bill Kennedy of London, Ont., 100-metre backstroke gold med- allist at Edinburgh, won the same event here in This Games time last year was Rosemarie Pepe of Vancouver won the women's 200-metre breasktroke in and Leslie Cliff, also of Vancouver, took the women's 100-metre butterfly in But since that time there has been nothing death-like in the operation of the group of old pros who have raised close to million for assorted charities by doing what they know best- play hockey. Prior to 1963 the group had been known as the Quebec Old- timers, embracing former pros from all teams in the province. Since that time a separate group has been organized in Quebec City. Glen Harmon, 50, a former defenceman with Montreal Can- adiens and a member of the current team's board of direc- tors, recalled Tuesday the whimsical circumstances sur- rounding the delivery of the charter. He said William Wray. a for- mer goalie with Montreal Ma roons and an undertaker, had retired to Florida along with the books, records and charter for the old Quebec group. Wray returned the documents i to Montreal with one of his driv- i ers in what happened to be for 1 him the easiest mode of trans- portation. AID CANCER FUND Harmon said hir group ex peels it will pass the million mark for charity when the team visits Toronto Feb. 19 for a game against a group of former Maple Leafs on behalf of the Charlie Conacher Cancer Fund. The team carries a 23-man roster with Harmon, Rocket Richard, Dickie Moore, Elmer Lach and other former Cana- diens stars still active. Oldest buck the moon shot and Boston Firth girls among best BARRIE, Ont. (CP) Firth girls, 17-year-old identi- cal twins from Inuvik, N.W.T., are among the best in one of the most demanding sports in the country skiing. Sharon finished first Shirley second in the women's five-kilometre championships at the United States national meet in Colorado. Then, two weeks later, they reversed the order in the same event at the North American ships here. But the two are so painfully shy in public that they leave it to others to do their talking for them. YERKES DIES LANSDALE, Pa. (AP) phen D. Ycrkes, 81, a former second baseman for Boston Red Sox, died in hospital here Sun- day. Yerkes won fame in base- ball's 1912 World Series when he drove home the winning run for the Red Sox against New York Giants. I want you to pay less income tax. There's a neat little section in the Income Tax Act called 79B. It means that if you have an eligible retirement plan, you can save or defer some of your tax dollars. All you have to do is register your annuity or permanent life insurance ulmis. Icanhelpyoinvithit. But you must hurry, your plan must be registered by March 1st, 1971. And these things take a wee bit of time. Drop me a line and I'll send you more information. V. I. "VERN" 515 7lh St. S., Ulhbridgi Bui. 327-3452 Res. 327-8286 the und. man cket mer of tne team are iuddy O'Connor, 54, and de-enceman Jimmy Orlando, 55. "We'll go anywhere to play or for our favorite char-y, plus our bus or plane larmon said. "When we go to a own such as Sherbrooke and le net gate is the local uroup that sponsors the game or their charity gets vhile we get for one of )ur own." Some idea of the crowd appeal the former greats still have vas displayed here last Sunday afternoon when the Montrealers drew more than people to he Montreal Forum against former members of Deuoit Red Wings. Harmon said the turnout was good considering "we had on television." Harmon said the net proceeds in that game likely will be about with 75 per cent of that amount going to the Richelieu Clubs, a French-language service organization. The remainder will benefit Quebec's Society for Crippled Children. Red Storey, former NHL referee, is a member of the board and acts as referee for every game the Montreal group plays. He is chiefly responsible for some of the flair and flamboy-ancy that goes with the game. Storey comes up with the weirdest penalty calls in history to liven up the proceedings. "Red is one of our best Harmon acknowledges with a grin. The nti-ik, tin ling oss-and en's hips onal two the the ion-fully Singer's Weekend mAf BIG SAVINGS -Ste-rmer iRcd Sun-base-en he in for FORTREL FILLED SKI JACKETS With hide-away hood. Regular 24.95 PRICE WINTER WINDBREAKERS Knitted collar, cuffi, waistband, fertrel filled. Reg. 19.95 DDIfC NOWAT X. lit X ty JUIST OF GWG TEXA WORK PANTS WORK SHIRTS To match above, broken RANGER 5.98 -1 QO ONLY SINGER'S MEN'S BOYS' WEAR 214 5TH STREET S. PHONE 327-3958 OPEN THURSDAYS UNTIL 9 SUGAR RAY ROBINSON is the Kinsmen Sportsman's Dinner! Saturday, Feb. 6th Tickets available at: Buyer's, Marcel's and Art Williams Wonderful World of Travel! ;