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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THE LETHMIDOE HERALD TuMday, February EASTER IN DISNEYLAND From Cilgtrr from pw adult (Sharing) ChlMnm from Including Air Faro, Accommodation EXTRAS. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 32S-3201 Herald Sports CFL will start early TORONTO (CP) The Canadian Football League schedule for 1974 released today calls for the earliest opening in its history and one of the earliest Grey Cup games in the last 55 years The regular season begins July 24 in Montreal where the Alouettes will play Hamilton Tiger-Cats The earliest previous start was July 27, 1971 The national final, set for Sunday, Nov. 24 at Vancouver's Empire Stadium, is the earliest championship since the pre-First World War days Three times 1951 and Grey Cup game has been played on a Nov 24 Eastern Football Conference teams will play 16 games in 1974, an increase of two games from the 14-game schedule they have played in past years The EFC schedule now js identical with (that of the Western Conference for the first tune in 26 years in the number of games each team plays The CFL added, however, that the increase in the number of games would not affect the present interlocking pattern in which each team plays once against each team in the other conference The extra EFC games will be mtra-conference with Ottawa and Toronto playing an extra game each against Montreal and Hamilton. Edmonton fans will get a chance to see a matchup of the 1973 Grey Cup game twice during the pre- season game and a regular interlocking game Aug. Ottawa Rough Riders. The Riders defeated Edmonton 22-18 in last year's East-West final The exhibition games start July 2 with Hamilton in Mon- treal and British Columbia Lions at home against Edmon- ton Minor hockey Lethbndge Labor Club Bees completely outclassed Vauxhall Totems in their Little Spud League first round playoff Paced by the three-goal performance of Bob Odney the Bees belted Vauxhall 11-1 Kelly Lietch and Jeff Takeyasu each scored twice for the winners with singles going to Mark Rowe, Neal Povey, Allan Gepneris and Randy Charlesworth. Larry Dorchak scored for Vauxhall in the second period to avert a shutout. Bees now await the winner of the Brooks Bow Island series The Stampeders played twice over the weekend in Midget action and came away with a win and a tie Dave Rahouve and Gordon Keith scored once each to offset goals by Barry Peterson and Rick Parkyn as the Stamps and North Stars played to a 2-2 deadlock. Seven players figured in the scoring for Use Stampeders as they trounced the Comets 7-1. Al Boras, Gary Koskiw, Brian Robinson, Rahouve, Sid Johnson, Royce Hancock, and Jerry Bond handled the scoring for the Tom Haibec replied for the Comets. Ray Nason, president of the Lethbridge Hockey off are Mike Boychuck, left, captain of the Midget Elks Hounds organization, carefully drops a cheque for and Randy Lowe, captain of the Kinsmen Juvenile that the Hounds donated to the Lethbridge Warriors. Minor Hockey Association. Setting for the face- NHL has 'uniform counterproposal9 Campbell given green light MONTREAL (CP) The National Hockey League has come up with a "uniform counter proposal" to present the rival World Hockey Association in an attempt to bring an end to the strife between the rival profes- sional leagues. NHL president Clarence Campbell said Monday he had received the unanimous consent of all 16 teams m the league to present the proposal Both sides in the lengthy dispute had been scheduled to appear before Judge A. Leon Higgmbotham of the U.S district court in Philadelphia Wednesday for a pretnal conference The judge has set March 28 as the trial date for the WHA's anti-trust suit against the older NHL Earlier, lawyers for both sides had reached a tentative agreement that would see the WHA drop its amount to ISO several concessions and payment by the NHL of million in legal fees already incurred by the WHA During a two-day meetings of the board of governors last week, the NHL failed to reach the unanimous agreement necessary for a try at an out- of court settlement AGREED TO PACT The WHA trustees agreed earlier this year to the proposed pact. Campbell said parts of the NHL's counter-proposal concern the technical language of the agreement He added that other parts concern the WHA's request for the use of NHL buildings, availibibty of players and the proposed 15 preseason games. The original proposed pact included a plan for the exhibition games between WHA and NHL clubs. In addition, the WHA agreed to stop its raiding of NHL players after Aug 1 and to respect the new NHL option clause which gives a player freedom to move to another team only after he has played an option year beyond the terms of his contract. The National Hockey League Players' Association has sent a letter to Judge Higgmbotham asking that the players be allowed to state their position before the judge makes a ruling on the case The NHLPA says it will balk at any steps the two leagues may take towards an interlocking exhibition schedule Al Eagleson, executive director of the NHLPA, said in Chicago last week the standard NHL contract does not oblige the players to play outside exhibitions without their consent, as was done for Team Canada's games against the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia and Sweden in the fall of 1972. Shirtsleeve all ready, opens Wednesday night It's hard to believe it's 35 years old this tune around but that is just what the Shirtsleeve Bonspiel is. The annual affair celebrates its 35th birthday starting Wednesday and ending Sunday at the Lethbridge Curling Club. Wednesday's opening draws will go at seven and with continuous action Thursday, Friday, Saturday and the finals Sunday afternoon. A total of 64 rinks, 32 local and 32 visiting foursomes, will take part in the event with prizes in six events. This year's events include the Lethbridge Herald, Canadian Western Natural Gas, Alberta Distilleries, Sven Ericksen's, Enerson Motors and the T. Eaton Co. Special functions during the bonspiel include a beer and cheese bash Thursday at the Curling Club, a banquet Friday and a dance Saturday. The banquet is at the Marquis Pickering is out, Gervais makes it WEYBURN, Sask. (CP) Bob Pickering of Milestone will be missing for the first time since 1967 when the WANTED EXPERIENCED NEW USED CAR TRUCK SALESMEN APPLY IN PERSON TO L. D. FOSTER, GENERAL SALES MANAGER, DUNLOP FORD DUNLOP FORD Southern Saskatchewan men's curling championship is played in Moose Jaw next weekend. Pickering was pushed to the sidelines in zone three during the weekend when he lost 105 to Ron Vermnellen of Ceylon in the 8 event semi-final. The zone-three berths in Ine southern championship went to two Weyburn rinks, one skipped by Dean Miller, the other by Jack Doerr Miller beat Doerr 7-2 in the A event final while Doerr whipped Vermuellen 9-2 in the B final Meatrrhile, Hec Gervais of St. Albert and Stan Trout win represent Northern Alberta in the provincial Alberta men's curling playdowns. Gervais advanced for (he ninth time by nipping Tom Reed 9-8 Trout qualified for the finals, set to start in Calgary Thursday, by defeating Al Edwards of St Albert 7-4. Trout is from Edmonton Hotel while the dance is at the rink Scott Henderson and his mates will be back to defend their 1973 laurels. Henderson won the first and second events and as a result won the James Aird grand aggregate honors as well. Jerry Coyne, who won the number four last year and Bill Townsend, a victor in the sixth, are also back for another crack at the silverware. Although they are not back with their own rinks Doug Baird of Calgary, who won the fifth event last year, and Wayne McLennan of Coaldale, have been competitors in the last three or four Shirtsleeve's. The opening draws are as follows- WEDNESDAY 7 fun. Davis Lethbndge vs Bourassa. Fort Macleod. Molson Brewery Lethbndge vs Culler Warner; Effler. Lethbridge vs Ikebuchi. Calgary. Karbashewski. Lethbridge vs Pregitzer Taber Kanewischer. Lethbridge vs Shimbashi Taber Baceda. Lethbridge vs Groves Champion C Fotry Lethbridge vs Coutls Lelhbridge. Sapslord Lethbndge vs Kttagawa. Vauxiaafl Kennedy Lelhbridge vs FuKami Picture Suite S Henderson. Lelhbndpe vs Beach Fort MacJeod WEDNESDAY fcIS pjn. Morrison LetMjridge vs Nayha. Picture Bufle Ruff vs Stiermai. Taber. Townsend, vs S Nafcagawa. Mangrafli FilewyCh Ltfthtjndge vs Metier Picture Suite. Gorziua. Lethbndge vs Jensen RaymotwJ. Dunn Lethbrldge vs AtHnson. Notrtelcird T Henderson Lethbrtdge vs Burrows Milo Musfcdfufc LeThbridge vs J Nakagawa, Wlagtath Vtrogtek. letbbrkJge vs CoaMate SWis Brewery. Lethbridge LETHBRIDQE OFFICE FURNITU PtNMM (403) HOME AND OFFICE SAFES Potvin, Lysiak live up to their reputations .THURSDAY 7 am Sonrtag Taber Clelsnd Letrtbtldge vs Soon Fon Vtodeod. tagter lethbrldge vs WeKti Milk Rivet Anderson LeThbrtdge vs Barrow Picture Sune Pillmg Leflibrtdge vs Spedmati Calgary Coyne LeTrtbrtdge vs Wffl. Calgary Ovem leJhbrtdge vs Tatmr Tillolson Lettibridge vs Canieron Red Deer. Moore. Leltib'tdge vs Jordan Vulcan. vs Corona Motet Vauxhall THURSDAY fclf am Haitman letHbrkJge vs Wflson, Seaman vs MtfWN Femte MONTREAL (CP) Before the National Hockey League's draft of amateurs held here last May, the experts touted Denis Potvin and Tom Lysiak as the best of a fine crop of junior talent available to the professional clubs. And today the talented pair continue to live up to their predraft reputations. Potvin was the first choice in the 1973 draft, chosen by the lowly New York Islanders from Ottawa 67s of the Ontario Hockey Association's Major Junior A series The strapping defenceman had enjoyed a phenomenal 1972-73 season with 35 goals, 88 assists and 123 points This season, he is the Island- ers' leading scorer and second highest in the league among rookies with 10 goals and 24 assists for 34 points. Potvin's offensive perform- ance, combined with his defensive skill, has contributed to the New York club's improved showing this season The Islanders now have 13 victories in 49 games, one more than they had during the complete 78-game schedule last season. In addition, the Islanders have sliced 70 goals from their goals-against column to 157 from 227 and have vacated the East Division cellar, a position they held all last season. They will continue their effort to improve tonight when they entertain Minnesota North Stars, while Montreal Canadiens visit the Blues in St Louis Atlanta Flames had second pick in the amateur draft and they chose Lysiak from Medi- cine Hat Tigers of the Western Canada Major Junior League. Lysiak had led the Western league in scoring in both 1971- 72 and 1972-73 with and records respectively He currently is the NHL's leading rookie scorer with 13 goals and 27 assists for 40 points. While right winger Al McDonough is listed ahead of Lysiak in the Flames' individual scoring list, McDonough picked up most of his points while a member of Pittsburgh Penguins this season But neither Potvin nor Lysiak leads in goals scored among NHL freshmen. That honor currently is shared by two relatively unheralded newcomers. Bob Nystrom of the Islanders and Inge Hammarstrom of Toronto Maple Leafs each has 15 goals. Nystrom had a brief trial with the Islanders last season, but spent most of the year at New Haven of the American Hockey League. Hammarstrom, along with defenceman Borje Salming, came to the Leafs direct from Sweden Following are the leading first-year scorers and their to- tals- Lysiak, 13-27-40; Potvin, 10-24-34; Ham- marstrom, 15-17 32, Nystrom, Dennis Ververgaert, Vancouvjr Canucks, Orest Kindarchuk, Philadelphia Flyers, 7-21-28; Ian Turnbull, Toronto, Salming, 1- 21-22 Devils, Welterlich earn easy wins The Red Devils and Welterlich chalked up easy victories in a pair of City Men's Broomball League games staged at the Civic Ice Centre Sunday night Red Devils earned a one- sided 8-0 victory over the Lethbndge Correctional Institute while Welterlich waxed the Knight Clubbers 10- 0 Rudy Fleischhauer led the Red Devils to their eighth win of the season with a brilliant four-goal performance while teammate Tony Wolak chipped in with a hat-trick. Melvin Hudson also tallied a single marker to help Frank Kocsinko register his seventh shutout of the year. League-leading Welterlich recorded their 16th straight victory of the season by walloping the Clubbers Helmut Fomradas and Tom Virostek rifled in a pair of goals to lead the winners while singles came off the brooms of Tom Beresnak, Gus Fomradas, Nick Denecky, Gunner Crawford and John Vaselenak. In other league games staged Sunday, Southern Signs blanked Local 740 2-0, Herman's Upholstery dumped the Fire Department 1-0, Lethbndge Hotel edged Ace Building 1-0 and Sunburst Ceramics defeated Jaycees 2- 0 Hans Koemg tallied twice to pace Southern Signs to their win over Local 740 while Robert Meheden notched the only marked in Herman's win over the Fire Department. Roger McAdam fired in the only goal to give the Hotel their victory over Ace Building while Tom Greenway and Darryl Bosnak scored a goal apiece to lead Sunburst over the Jaycees. Meanwhile defending scoring champion Tom Beresnak still holds a comfortable lead in the individual scoring race. Beresnak has notched 22 goals to hold down top spot while Fleischhauer follows in second with 17 Welterlichs' John Vaselenak and Gus Fomradas sit in third and fourth places respectively with 15 and 11 goals while Walter Duda of Herman's is in sixth with 10 goals ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL East Division W L T F 34 9 6 217 30 12 6 174 25 15 11 186 24 17 10 188 22 23 6 164 19 25 7 169 NY Islanders 13 23 13 119 Vancouver 12 29 8 132 Boston Montreal NY Rangers Toronto Buffalo Detroit SCORING LEADERS Phila Chicago St Louis Atlanta Los Ang Minnesota Pittsburgh California WMI Division W L T F 31 11 7 172 24 11 14 168 22 20 7 140 19 23 9 131 18 24 8 136 15 23 12 152 14 31 5 137 10 36 7 135 A 132 74 131 66 154 61 151 58 171 50 209 45 157 39 188 32 A 100 69 105 62 131 51 148 47 158 44 176 42 185 33 224 27 Chmie E Lund H Morrison M Bermer Q Huck W Campbell V Hughes H Webster NE Backslrom Ch Hmse H French NE 30 27 18 39 24 31 21 33 18 35 15 37 2922 31 19 22 28 16 34 19 30 57 67 57 67 55 33 54 74 53 34 52 16 51 37 50 26 50 19 50 23 49 31 Esposito Bos Orr Bos Hodge Bos Martin But Hextall Minn Ullman Tor Gilbert NY R Park NY R Sittter Tor Dionne Det Golds thy Minn Clarke Phil Robert Buf Cournoyer. Mori Grant Minn Apps Pitts Bucyk Bos Macfeish Phil Lemaire Mon Cashman Bos Boudnas Van Macdonaid Pitts Unger St L J Johnston Cal OF Q A P Mm 49 45 47 92 26 46 23 56 79 62 49 36 33 69 22 51 36 28 64 30 50 14 42 56 96 51 18 37 55 10 50 23 31 54 16 51 16 38 54 71 51 26 27 53 25 49 15 38 53 8 46 28 24 52 63 49 21 31 42 80 51 15 36 51 27 45 26 24 50 14 50 22 28 50 12 50 17 33 50 33 49 16 34 50 6 49 19 30 49 24 43 18 31 49 4 49 13 36 49 87 49 8 41 49 16 50 25 23 48 12 49 24 24 48 66 53 22 26 48 37 WORLD EMtDrrWon W L T F New England 29 21 2 194 Toronto 26 25 4 212 Quebec 26 23 3 191 Cleveland 24 22 5 159 New Jersey 22 28 2 152 Chicago 21 22 3 150 WMt Dhrtton W L T F Houston 29 17 4 199 Winnipeg 26 22 4 183 Edmonton 27 23 0 179 Minn 24 25 1 192 Los Ang 20 33 0 157 Vancouver 19 32 0 183 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pel QBL Boston 37 13 740 New York 33 22 600 6Vi Buffalo 27 29 482 13 Philadelphia 15 38 283 Central DivMon Capital 29 23 558 Atlanta 24 32 429 7 Houston 19 38 333 12'A Cleveland 19 39 328 13 WESTERN CONFERENCE A Pto 173 60 193 56 169 55 162 53 190 46 158 45 A Fit 138 62 185 56 170 54 186 49 208 40 219 38 Milwaukee 40 13 755 Chicago 39 18 684 3 Detroit 36 19 655 5 K C -Omaha 21 36 368 21 Pacific Dtvialon LA Golden State Seattle Phoenix Portland 31 28 25 22 20 23 574 22 560 1 35 417 9 32 407 9 33 377 10'A CANADA WEST MEN'S Houston 7 New Jersey 1 LEADERS: Trap Club With a successful 1973 season behind them, the Lethbridge Trap Club is all set for bigger and better things for 1974. At the recent election of officers for the coming year, Ken Kotkas was elected president. Kotkas win be joined by George Woo as vice-president, Mary Albiston as secretary and Boris Snyder treasurer. Elected to the board of directors were Alex Arias, Sal Anas, Darrell Albiston, Ed Manlier and Ronald Wobick. Max Trimble was made an honorary life director of the club Without unveiling too much of the plans for 1974 the dub did indicate it would have special events such as competition snoots, fun shoots and an evening snoot a? under the lights. The dub also indicates that for new members are always welcome. .Carfeton T Harrison E G Howe H Hull W Conneny M Lawson V Lacroix NJ Walton M Q A r Pirn 29 45 74 23 24 45 69 99 17 51 68 36 35 29 64 28 2935 64 6 36 27 63 14 21 40 61 28 22 36 58 54 Atta Victoria BC Calgary Leth Sask L P 3 1 118 9 5 917 8 6 948 7 7 971 4 10 904 1015 13 884 1132 S94 26 873 18 888 16 950 14 8 2 CANADA WEST WOMEN'S W L APtt BC Sask Alberta Victoria Calgary Lethbndge 10 10 7 6 5 2 749 468 20 2 754 460 20 7 562 662 14 6 558 516 12 9 595 814 10 0 12 390 788 0 Take two of our new snow tires and relax The tire experts with the low prices. ELRICH TIRES LTD. 402 Ul AVI S Phoni 327-6886 or 327-4445 ;