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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 6, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta IZ THE LETHBBIDGE HERALD Thursday. February 6, 1975 BOOK YOUR DISNEYLAND EASTER VACATION NOW For all your (ravel arrangemtnli ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall Phone 328-3201 Herald- Sports Olympic- fingers crossed THE HAGUE (Reuter) Herman van Karnebeek, senior vice president of the International Olympic Committee said Wednesday IOC of- ficials were "keeping their fingers crossed" that the new Montreal Olympic stadium will be completed in time for the opening of the Games in July, 1976. The Dutch official said it was not yet known when IOC presi- dent Lord Killain Would meet Roger Rousseau, president of- the Cana- dian Olympic Organiz- ing Committee, to dis- cuss the troubled state of preparations for the Games. After a meeting in Amsterdam last week between Lord Killain and the IOC's Canadian representative, Jim Worrall of Toronto, there was speculation that. Rousseau would report on progress in Amsterdam Wednes- day. But van Karnebeek said Rousseau was still engaged in talks with Quebec provincial authorities and did not know whether he would come to Europe before the scheduled meeting of the IOC executive and the Canadian com- mittee in Lausanne, Switzerland, Feb. 20. "The problem in Montreal is not really the finance, but the stadium whether they can build on time. We are keeping our fingers van Karnebeek said. The Montreal organizers have faced construction workers strikes in recent months as well as escalating costs and are engaged in discussions with local authorities on which Rousseau is to report to the IOC. ROSI BREAKS ARM LONDON (CP) Rosi Mittermaier of West Ger- many, second in the women's World Cup ski races behind Austrian Anne-marie Proell Moser, fractured her arm Wednesday during a training session. Miss Mittermaier, in training with the national team and that of Britain, broke her arm when she collided with a tourist on the course. BOYS' GIRLS' I Skate Exchange Come Down and Swap Your Old Skates On Another Used Pair APPROX. EXCHANGE SKATE SPECIAL SAVE'40 Super CCCM Professional Hockey Skates List Price NOW 59 95 CCM Citation Skates List Price 49< NOW BERT 6 MACS CYCLE LTD. 327-3221 NHL denies agreement, players not interested Soviets make first 'open hockey' move By THE CANADIAN PRESS The Soviet Union has run an "open hockey" flag up the pole but few Canadians are saluting. Reports from Stockholm said Wednesday the Soviets and Canada had agreed on a world hockey championship open to professionals. But the National Hockey League denied knowledge of such an agreement and the NHL Players' Association said it wasn't interested. The Stockholm reports ap- peared to be a feeler put out by the Soviets. Press reports in Stockholm quoted Ove Rainer, president of the Swedish Ice Hockey Association, as saying he was told of the Canada-Soviet agreement by sports attache Ivars Kespers at the Soviet embassy. Canada pulled out of the world championships in 1970 after the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) re- fused Canada's request to use professionals. Earl Dawson of Winnipeg, president of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) at the time of the 1970 pull-out, said Wednesday he was elated at the flews from Stockholm. But few others shared his feelings. Alan Eagieson of Toronto, executive director of the NHL Players' Association, said that if the idea is to open the current world amateur cham- pionship to pros, "we're not interested." Eagieson, who along with Father David Bauer, former national team coach and man- ager, has been looking into the possibility of Canada return- ing to international com- petition, said: "I understand there is a movement afoot by the IIHF that would result in Canada being able to use pros in the Bunny Ahearne tournament. We're not interested. Our best players would not be available at that time (the end of March or early It is my ambition to see a World Cup with Canada as the host country in 1976. An invitation would be extended to the top five or six the Soviet Union, Czechpslovakia, ..Sweden, Finland, the United States and West Germany. "We're not interested in anything else. We just want to make our own deal with an- other country. Our govern- ment is interested in the same thing; our best against their best at a time that's suitable to In Montreal, a spokesman for NHL president Clarence Campbell, said: "As far as the NHL is concerned the story is completely without foun- dation." Gordon Juckes, CAHA ex- ecutive director, said in Ot- tawa there has been a general endorsement of the use of hockey professionals during formal talks last June. Since then, he said, there have been informal discussions with en- couraging results. Meanwhile, IIHF president John (Bunny) Ahearne, said in London he was surprised at the Stockholm report and warned there might be dif- ficulties for supporters of such a tournament. "Looking at it quite coldly, the idea would hold no advan< tage for 24 of our said Ahearne. "There are only two countries with professional Short sport BARLOW SENT DOWN PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) Phoenix Roadrunners of the World Hockey Association an- nounced Wednesday they have sent captain Bob Barlow, 39; year-old left winger and' centre, to their Tulsa, Okla., farm team in the Central Hockey League. In 50 games, Barlow had six goals and 20 assists. CARLSON RECALLED ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Left winger Jack Carlson has been recalled from Johnstown of the North American Hockey League, it was an- nounced Wednesday by Minnesota Fighting Saints of the World Hockey Association. Carlson, 20, had 28 goals and 24 assists in 50 games at Johnstown, along with 243 minutes in penalties. HITTERS SIGN CHICAGO (AP) Bill Melton and Ken Henderson, two power hitters for Chicago White Sox, have signed 1975 Do You Have A Sex Problem? We can't help you with this. But we can help you with Curling Shoes DOUG'S SPORTS 315 -7 St. S. Phone 327-5751 ELRANCHO TEXACO SERVICE Now Under New Management TONY1ROBINSON, Lessee and minor repairs Mechanic on duty (Specializing in English cart) Prompt front end Mrviee M Mann Drtn PIMM 387-6406 Far West tourney Saturday Four boys and four girls teams will be after the Far West Conference High School Championships this Saturday at Nobleford. Action begins at 9 a.m. and continues throughout the day with the girls' final set for 6 p.m., and the top two boys' clubs hitting the court at p.m. In girls' semi final action, Nobleford takes on Matthew Halton at 9 a.m. and Lundbreck meets St. Michael's at noon. Boys'semi-finals see St. Michael's taking on Matthew Halton at a.m. and Lundbreck tipping off against Nobleford at p.m. Consolation games are scheduled for and p.m. baseball contracts, officials of the American League club an- nounced Wednesday. In 1974 Henderson, a 28 year old outfielder, collected career highs of 20 home runs, 95 runs batted in and 176 hits. Melton, a 29 year old third baseman, slugged 21 home'runs last year, the fifth time in his six year career that he has sur- passed 20. LEFT-HANDERS TO MEET OAKVILLE, Ont. (CP) The second men's world curl- ing championship for left handers will be held here Feb. 21-23. So far, 26 'rinks have entered the event, including defending champion Keith Johnson of Toronto. PURCHASE CONTRACT KANSAS CITY (AP) Kansas City Scouts of the National Hockey League have purchased the contract of left winger Doug Buhr from Los Angeles Kings, general manager Sid Abel said Wednesday. The Scouts said the deal for Buhr, who has .been with Springfield of the American Hockey League, was for an undisclosed amount of cash. Rookie defenceman Roger Lenelin was sent to Springfield to make room for Buhr. ROOKIES TO BE HONORED WASHINGTON (AP) Running backs Don Woods and Wilbur Jackson and linebackers Jack Lambert and Waymond Bryant will be honored as rookies of the year by the National Football League Players' Association at the union's annual banquet here March 8, it was announc- ed Wednesday. Woods of San Diego, and Jackson of San Francisco, will be honored for offence and Lambert of Pitt- sburgh, .and Bryant of Chicago, for defence. and the United States." He pointed out that the So- viets have long been opposed to open championships and he doubted they had changed their minds. The Soviets, who have domi- nated the world amateur championships the last few years, also showed their abili- ty to stand up against the Canadian pros in meetings with an NHL select squad in 1972 and a World Hockey Association team in 1974. Native Sons take 12-0 win REDCLIFF (Special) The Lethbridge Native Sons ran their Central Alberta Junior B Hockey League record to 25-2 Wednesday night as they thumped Redcliff Cubs 12-0 in Redcliff. Greg Kveder picked up a hat trick for the Sons and Den- nis Halt and Terry Roberts added two goals each as the Lethbridge club skated to period leads of 6-0 and 8-0. Singles came off the sticks of Ron Simmons, Mark and Glen Scheibner, Gino Guzzi, and Albert Dumont. Dumont also picked up three assists; as did team captain Joe Meli. Lethbridge took seven of nine minor penalties and out- shot the Cubs 49-13. Next action for the Native Sons will be Saturday when they host Brooks in a CAJHL game at Henderson Ice Centre beginning at p.m. Then, they are scheduled to play in Vulcan next Wednes- day in a final tune-up before representing Alberta in the Canada Winter Games. Pronghorn LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Level 7th Street Shopping Mill Lelhbrldge, Albert! -t Phone (403) 32J-7411 ADDING MACHINES Kimberley woman in curling Hall On his way to victory Skip Scott Henderson indicates to second Red Irvin to keep winner with an 8-2 record, defeated Colwill to start back on his on the broom as a Henderson rock is on Its way to take out a bid for another title. Draws continue through today Friday Les Colwill stone. Action took place in the first draw of the 36th Saturday with the, finals set for Sunday, annual Shirtsleeve Bonspiel. Henderson, last year's grand aggregate EDMONTON (CP) Three women ranked among the best shotmakers in the world were among 27 persons named Wednesday to the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame. Selection of Ina Hansen of Kimberley, B.C., Joyce McKee of Saskatoon and Emi- ly Woolley of Sarnia, Ont., was announced by L. E. Bud Olson of Edmonton, Canadian Curling Association president. Fifteen were named for their ability as competitors and the others for their contributions as builders, Olson said. All of the male curlers were two-time winners of the Cana- dian curling championship. PLAYERS Gowanlock of Dauphin, Man., winner as a skip in 1938 and 1953; Manahan of Edmon- ton, who won in 1933 and 1937 as a skip and competed un- successfully in the national championships in 1938, 1940 and 1950; -Billy Walsh of Winnipeg, skip of the Manitoba rinks that won in 1952 and 1956; Gervais of Ed- monton, who skipped Alberta to championships in 1970 and 1974; Congalton, who played with Howard Wood, winning a title in 1930 and skipped his own rink to vic- tory in 1932; Haynes, Edmon- ton, member of championship rinks skipped by Matt Baldwin, previously selected, in 1957 and 1958; Grant of Win- nipeg, member of winning rinks skipped by Gordon Hudson in 1928 and 1929; Anton of Edmonton, member of Gervais' two championship teams; Langlois of Winnipeg, third for Walsh in 1952 and 1956; McWilliams of Winnipeg, member of Walsh's 1952 and 1956 championship teams; Pollard of Win- nipeg, member of a national championship rink skipped by Robert Gourlay in 1931 and member of Wood's 1940 cham- pions; -Ronald Singbusch, Win- nipeg, member of Hudson's championship teams in 1928 and 1929. Minor hockey Darrell Rapuano picked up his third shutout of the season Tuesday night as the Blazers dumped the Hornets 4-0 in Bantam B hockey action. Robert Wood, Norman Schwarz, Barry Weintraub, and Bill Rab scored the Blazer goals. In Bantam A action, Pete Bradshaw had a pair of goals to lead the Islanders to a 6-1 win over the Oilers. Scott Simmons, Bruno Castell, Jeff Richards and Duane Ptycia had the other Islander goals while Bob Rapuano scored in a losing cause. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES WESTERN CANADA Eastern Division W L T F A Pll Saskatoon...28 14 8 257 186 64 Lethbridge ..22 21 4 216 217 48 Regina......22 26 3 192 205 47 Brandon.....1826 619623342 Flin Flon ....13 28 7 177 267 33 Winnipeg ....12 33 B 179 297 32 Western Division Victoria .....35 13 4 309 193 74 Medicine Hat 30 13 3 257 168 63 Kamloops ...28 17 4 236 191 60 New West ...23 16 10 225 194 56 Edmonton ...21 18 6 217 195 48 Calgary ......8 35 7 169 284 23 BRONCO SCORING 6 A Pis Trottier.................34 70 104 Tidey ..................33 45 73 Sutler..................30 41 71 Bancks.................23 29 52 Delorme................21 29 50 Woods.................10 25 35 Jensen.................13 12 25 Regier ..................6 19 25 Qillespie................10 12 22 23 Crozier..................5 12 17 Lee .....................3 s n Bucyk...................5 5 10 Smith ...................0 10 10 Johnson 9 10 Wagner 3 g Henderson ..............2 6 8 WORLD ASSOCIATION W L T F A PH. Canadian Division Quebec 32 17 0 207 158 64 Toronto 27 22 2 216 194 56 Edmonton 25 18 2 165 149 52 Vancouver.. 23 23 2 147 157 48 Winnipeg 20 23 2 176 109 42 Eaxlern Division New England 27 19 2 165 168 56 Cleveland 22 26 2 143 159 46 Chicago----- 18 31 1 168 200 37 Indianapolis 10 37 3111 203 23 Western Division Houston 33 16 0 227 26 20 27 20 24 21 NATIONAL LEAGUE Patrick Division W L T F Philadelphia 33 11 7 182 Hangers.... 26 16 10 213 Islanders 21 17 13 172 Atlanta..... 22 20 11 150 Smythe Division Vancouver.. 26 21 5 176 Chicago.... 25 22 St. Louis 19 23 Minnesota.. 13 31 Kansas city in 34 Morris Division Montreal 31 9 13 248 Los Angeles 29 10 13 180 Pittsburgh 22 19 11 210 Detroit 13 29 10 154 Washington.. 4 43 5 110 Adams Division Buffalo..... 34 11 7 231 Boston..... 27 14 11 235 Toronto 20 25 7 175 California... 13 33 9 146 6 169 9 164 6 134 7 127 A Pis. 110 73 170 62 139 55 152 55 162 57 152 56 184 47 217 32 219 27 150 75 115 71 194 55 212 36 270 13 158 75 154 65 203 47 215 35 Phoenix Minnesota San Diego Baltimore. 153 66 167 58 156 54 164 49 13 34 3 117 205 29 6 188 0 196 1 166 NHL LEADERS G A Pis. Esposito, Bos........... 48 50 98 Qrr. Bos................ 32 60 92 Lafleur, Mil............. 41 48 89 Mahovlicn, Mil.......... 26 52 78 -Dionne, Del 29 45 74 Robert, But............. 29 40 69 Clarke. Pha............. 14 53 67 HOCKEY SCORES National Philadelphia 4 New York Rangers 3 Boston 3 Atlanta 3 Montreal 8 Detroit 5 California 5 Washington 1 Pittsburgh 3 Los Angeles 2 Chicago 2 Minnesota 1 World Minnesota 4 Edmonton 2 Phoenix 9 San Diego 2 Houston S Toronto 2 Cleveland 3 Winnipeg 2 Vancouver 4 Chicago 2 American New Haven 5 Richmond 2 Springfield 5 Providence 5 Central Dallas 3 Oklahoma City 2 Tulsa 5 Denver 2 PIRATES SIGN THREE PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Pirates announced Wednesday the signing of three players, including veteran pitcher Jim Hooker to 1975 baseball contracts. Others signed were pitcher Jim Minshall and Miguel Dilone, a switch-hitting out- fielder. women EDMONTON (CP) University of Alberta Pandas defeated the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns 54-41 in a Canada West University Athletic Association women's basketball game Wednesday. The game is a make-up of one originally scheduled for Feb. 14 when the Pandas will be at the Canada Winter Games. Amanda Holloway scored 22 points to lead Alberta while Nora Way added eight. Debbie Yanota led Lethbridge with nine points while Lori Lilia added eight. The teams will play again tonight. LETHBRIDGE BRONCOS Buy a Season Ticket for the Rsst of the Season Be Assured of the Same Seat for the Playoffs. Contact LETHBRIDGE BRONCOS at the SPORTSPLEX For Further Information PHONE 329-0404 ELRICH TIRES LTD. 402 IstAvB S 327 6886 or 327 4445 ;