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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 - THE UTHBRIDGE HERAID - Thursday, February 8, 1973 GET YOUR ONE BEST DEAL! QUALITY USED CARS 1969 CHEV TOWNSMEN WAGON V8, auto., PS, l Q�C PB, radio....... ' 073 1971 GALAXIE 500 2-dr. hdt., PS, �tO*�QO PB, radio ......y&OQO T971 MARQUIS BROUGHAM 2-dr., hdt., factory air, loaded, fully �d9Q7 powered ....... ptA// 1971 TOYOTA MARK II 2-dr., hd.. 4 spd., radio . 2 dr , hd . $2093 1969 PONTIAC PARISIENNE 2-dr. hdt., V8, auto., PS, PB, Radio, vinyl roof $2093 1969 FORD 4-dr. sedan, PS, P.B., radio, �| COC vinyl roof..... �J> I J #3 1968 DODGE MONACO 2-dr. hdt., V8, PS, &1VIOC PB, loaded ..... ? 1173 1968 METEOR LE MOYNE 2-dr. hdt. $1397 1968 METEOR MONTCALM ^^"'."'...$1480 1965 GALAXIE 500 V8, 2-dr. hdt. $493 1965 COUNTRY SQUIRE WAGON tflQC PS,PB, radio. H>P # J 1967 CHRYSLER NEWPORT 4-dr. sedan, V8, ttAOQ PS, PB -pO^O New condition. SUPER SAVERS 1963 CHEV ... $299 1963 BUICK . . $399 $199 1963 PONTIAC TODAY'S EXTRA SPECIAL 1965 FORD SEDAN $299 V2 TON SPECIALS 1P71 Ford. V-8....... 1969 FARGO 1968 FORD 1968 IHC $2495 $1469 $1594 $895 SPECIAL CAB AND CHASSIS OFFER 1966 IHC 1800 TRUCKERS' * DREAM * 1971 LT 9000 250 CUMMINGS New condition. Priced to Sell BET THE ONE BEST DEAL SUPERIOR MOTORS FORD MERCURY TABER, ALBERTA 5403 48tb Ave. DROP INTO OUR BRAND NEW TRUCK CENTRE Right on Hwy, No. 3 PHONE 223-3537 - 223-2722 Professional prospect? Karem Jubbar and Will Chamberlain, eat your hearts out. Perry Mirkovich of the Winston Churchill Bulldogs of the Southwest Conference Boys' Basketball League is a giant on the courls as can be witnessed here. Standing lightly on his tiptoes he gently dunks the ball in' the hoop. With the hoop some 10 feet off the floor it is quite a trick unless you are 7'9" or taller. But v/ith the help of a stool and Herald photographer Rick Ervin and his wide angle camera, even you and I can be 10' tall. . Bids open for Softball finals The Alberta Amateur Softball Association will accept bids from any team wishing to host the 1973 provincial championships. All teams, who are affiliated with the AASA, may enter a bid for their particular calibre of play whether it be at the women's or men's levels. If a bid is desired by any Gabriel still tops LOS ANGELES CAP) -Owner Carroll Rosenbloom of Los Angeles Rams said Wednesday that Roman Gabriel remains the No. l quarterback of his team despite Gabriel's desire to be traded to Washington's Redskins. "I know that Roman is a fine quarterback and does not fear competing with anyone," Rosenbloom said. club, a letter should be sent to the president of the AASA or to the district organizer, Mr. Mike Wyrostok, 738 12th St. A North, Lethbridge. The following data should be included in your bid: a 10 dollar bid fee which will be returned if not accepted, available accommodation, assistance in travel arrangements, a tournament draw respecting AASA playoff regulations, available officiating, publicity, assistance for travelling teams if profit made, acceptance if local team fails to reach playoff,;. The deadline for all bids are set for March 1, 1973. Meanwhile the Lethbridge City Men's Commercial Fastball League will stage a general meeting Tuesday night. The meeting will get under way at 7:30 p.m. at the Miners' Library. All interested teams as well as players are requested to attend. Cashman scores twice for new coach Wings move past Buffalo Sabres By RON SUPLOW Canadian Press Staff Writer . Boston Bruins made their first start under new coach Bep Guidolin Wednesday night and showed signs of snapping the slump that has tumbled them to third from first in the National Hockey League's Eastern Division. But most of the credit for the 3-2 victory over the North Stars at Minnesota should go to the Stanley Cup champions' top line of Phil Esposito, Wayne Cash-man and Johnny Bucyk. Cashman, the Bruins boisterous winger, scored twice to raise his season output to 24 and Esposito, who figured in all Boston goals, tallied his 35th to give the Bruins a 3-1 cushion early in the final period. Bucyk assisted on botli of Cashman's markers. But the win did little for the Bruins' bid to overhaul the front-running Canadiens as the Habs humbled Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 at Montreal. At New York, the Rangers kept four points behind Montreal by hammering the cross-town Islanders 0-0 to leave Boston nine points out of secoond. WINGS MOVE UP In three games. Western Division leading Chicago Black Hawks nipped visiting Buffalo Sabres 2-1 to allow Detroit Red Wrings to move into fourth in the east with a 5-3 cooling of the Flames in Atlanta. The Sabres will have a chance to regain fourth place tonight when they entertain California and Minnesota travels to St. Louis to meet the Blues. Toronto Maple Leafs beat California Golden Seals 5-3 and Los Angeles Kings nipped Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 on the West Coast to move into sixth place in the west. At Minnesota, pepperpot Dennis Hextall scored the first goal of the game for the North Stars and picked up two major penalties for tangling with Esposito in the first period and Bruin de-fenceman Carol Vadnais in the second. Guidolin said after he accepted the Bruins coaching reins when Tom Johnson was moved upstairs Monday that "you have to hurt your bodies to win in this game" and apparently his charges were ready. He has also promised the Bruins will work hard after they managed 15 of a possible 24 points since they fell from first place. Dean Prentice was the other Minnesota marksman with his 20th goal of the campaign marking the 10th time in his NHL career he has scored 20 or more goals in a season. At Montreal, the Canadiens had a 4-0 bulge before the contest was seven minutes old resulting in an early departure for Penguin goalie Jim Rutherford. Cam Newton played spectacularly in the Penguin nets for the rest of the game. Henri Richard, Frank Mahov-lich, Guy Lafleur, Claude La-rose, and Jacques Laperriere scored for the winners and Al McDonough, with his 26th of the season, and Darryl Edestrand were the Penguin triggermen. At New York, Walt Tkaczuk scored twice and assisted on another to lead the Ranger rout as the Blueshirts extended their unbeaten skein to 14 and picked up their second shutout in a row and fourth of the season for goalie Ed Giacomin who blocked 25 shots. At Atlanta, Mickey Redmond's 37th goal of the year choked a Flames rally. Nick Libert, Bill Collins, Red Berenson and Marcel Dicmne were the other Detroit goal-getters while Ernie Hicke tallied twice for the losers. At Chicago, the Hawks moved 11 points ahead of the second-place Flyers when Jim Pappin and Dennis Hull scored on long drives 42 seconds apart in the third period. Jim Schoenfeld, who picked up stitches in the first period when he crashed through the protective glass, beat Tony Esposito with 32 seconds left. At Los Angeles, Ralph Backstrom's 20th goal of the year was the winner as the shot deflected past Flyer goalie Bob Taylor off Philadelphia defender Dave Schultz. Ross Lonsborry gave the Flyers a 1-0 lead on a breakaway SULLY SAYS but Butch Goring tied it on a second-period power play. The Kings' first win in nine games came in a penalty-studded affair in which four fights broke out and referee Art Skov doled out 62 minutes in sentences. Darryl Sittler got the winner for the Leafs at Toronto as Seals goalie Gilles Meloche knocked the puck into his own goal. Ron Ellis scored on an empty net with a minute remaining. Meloche had to contend with a 54-shot ban-age in the free-skating contest, including 29 drives in the final period when the Leafs scored four goals. -By Pat Sullivan J)ID THE DEATH KNELL ring for the Lethbridge Kinsmen Sportsman's Dinner last Saturday? That, at the moment, is the $64 question. Declining attendance in what was once generally recognized as the finest dinner of. its kind in Canada has been the rule rather than the exception during the past few years. Saturday's ticket sales, for example, were below the 300 mark. Problems have been plentiful. Costs have risen and the job of obtaining suitable head table talent - sports figures who sell tickets - has become increasingly difficult. Last year, after the bills were paid, the Kinsmen realized a meagre profit of roughly $200 - money that was plowed back into community work. This year, unfortunately, the club will experience a financial bath, something no service club can afford. It is not what you could call an ideal situation. The grumblings were plentiful Saturday night, and I suppose if I had spent $20 for a ticket I may have had a few myself. For one reason or another, this year's head table did not measure up to the high standards it had set during previous dinners, organization and promotion was lacking and I felt a casino had no business being part of a sportsman's dinner, although I am fully aware that it was implemented as part of the package in an effort to bolster the sagging ticket receipts. ? ? ? The decision facing the Kinsmen now, of course, is whether they should continue with the dinner or direct their attention to other endeavors in their efforts to raise money for their extremely worthwhile community projects. As one Kinsman put it: "A lot of work goes into staging these dinners, and it would be absolutely foolish to maintain them if we cannot realize a decent profit." Personally, I feel the dinner can be restored to its previous level, talent-wise and financial-wise, if some changes are made. I'm hopeful the Kinsmen will see fit to give it another whirl. It has been an excellent dinner and a venture that has, in more ways than one, put Lethbridge and southern Alberta on the map. Kinsmen, past and present, have worked long and hard to establish their dinner, raising thousands of dollars in the process in their continued efforts to make Lethbridge a better place in which to live. No one should argue the point that the club faces a major decision. Times have changed and possibly, like a lot of good things, it may have to come to an end. I sincerely hope not, however. Don't let it die, gentlemen. The Kinsmen Sportsman's Dinner is worth saving. It is, as far as I am concerned and I imagine I speak for many others, unique in the sporting circles of the sunny south. Summaries Save $8>0� an Hour on Automotive Expenses! Rent a stall and repair your own car �k All tools and equipment supplied �k Licensed mechanic on duty for advice and assistance $2�QQ ONLY AN HOUR 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Friday a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 8 714 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-0422 Veres scores three goals in victory Jerry Veres scored three time and led the Lethbridge Community College to a hard-fought 5-2 victory over Purity Bottling in City Recreation Hockey League action Wednesday nifht. Greg Edeen chipped in with a pair of markers for the LCC, who led 2-0 after the first period and 2-1 after the second. Murray Brown and Dan Pas-kuski managed a goal each in a losing cause. Meanwhile in the second game of the evening, the Univei-sity of Lethbridge Pronghorns tallied seven consecutive goals during the first two periods and defeated the Labor Club Athletics 9-3.. Dennis Kisio, Guy Smith and Mike Weisgerber rifled in a pair of goals for the Pronghorns while singles came from Dennis Smith, Al Ferchuk and Walter Tunow. Kon Lupul, Ed Sloboda and Duane Herbers replied for the. Athletics, who split six minor penalties with Llie Pronghorns. MONTREAL 3, PITTSBURGH J First Period - 1. Montreal, Richard 5 (Roberts) 1.21; 2. Montreal, F. Mahovlich 28 (Cournoyer) 3.03; 3. Montreal, Lalfeur 7 (TardK, Houte) 6:43; 4. Montreal, Larose 8 (Wilson) 6.59; 5. Pittsburgh, Edestrand 10 8.03. Penalties - Watson 3:3*, Roberts 8:48, McDonough 9:5.1, Burns 15:49. Second Period - 4. Pittsburgh, McDonough 26 (Polls) 15:26. Penalties-Robinson 7:42, Lapolnte 14:57. Third Period - 7. Montreal, Wilson 11 (Richard, Larose.) 19:19. Penalties - None. Shots on goal by Pittsburgh ......... * 14 �-� Montreal .......... 13 8 10-31 TORONTO 5, CALIFORNIA 3 First Period - 1. Calllornia, Leach 16 (Weir) 1:20. Penalties - Grlsdale 1:31, Marshall 7:01.' Second Period -2. Toronto, Pelyk 2 (Monahan) 8:42; 3. California, La-frambolse 12 (J. Johnson) 16:31. Penalties - Maggs 1:58, 18:47, Glennie 15:25. Third Period - 4. Toronto, Keon 23 (Ellis, Pelyk) 1:20; 5. Toronto, Dup-ere 12 (Sittler, Kehoe) 3:26; 6. California, M. Johnston 8 (Gllbertson) 10:20; 7. Toronto, Sittler 18 (Kehoe) 10:44; 8. Toronto, Ellis 17 (Keon, Thompson) 19:00. Penalties - None. Shots on goal by California .......... H 15 10-39 Toronto ........... 11 14 19-54 CHICAGO 2, BUFFALO 1 First Period - No scoring. Penalties - Horlon 1:41, Martin 3:42, Rus-r.oll 12:53. Second Period -No scoring. Peanl-fles -None. Third Period - 1. Chicaqo, Pappin 30 (Martin, Hull) 10:14; 2. Chicago, Hull 27 (Pappin, Martin) 10:56; 3. Buffalo, Schoenleld 4 (Luct, Pratt) 19:28. Penalties - Hlllman 2:22, Pratt 5:26. Shots on goal by Buffalo ............ J t 10-21 Chicago ............ 12 10 7-39 LOS ANGELES 9 PHILADELPHIA 1 First Period-1. Philadelphia, Lons-berry 10 (Dupont) 3:17. Penalties - Saleskl 0:54, Watson 5:10, Clarke 9:08, Dupont 14:18, Corrlgan 14:46, Watson 15.45, Sflleskl, Berry ma|ors 18:34. Second Perlod-2. Los Angeles, Goring 17 (Backslrom, Bcrnler) 4:31. Penalties-Dornhoefcr 3:43, Philadelphia bunch 4:30, Koiak, MacLeloh ma|ors 6:55, Marolla 11:03, Dupont double I minor, Harper 13:41, Dupont, Harper malors 17:52, Dornhoefer, "'Iding 19:58. Third Period-3. Los Angeles, Back-strom 20 8:13. Penalties-Dornhoefer Corrlgan 17:51. Shots on goal by Philadelphia ........ 8 9 15-32 Los Angeles ........ 16 9 10-35 Attendance-8,708. NY RANGERS 6, NY ISLANDERS 0 First Period - 1. Rangers, Mac-Grcgcr 11 (Park, Rolfe) 4:08; 2. Rangers, Tkaczuk 19 (Falrbalrn, Vlckers) 10:52. Penalties - Hart 10:19, 11:18, Stemkowskl 11:18, Spence 19:27. Second Period - 3. Rangers, Ratelle 27 (Gilbert, Park) 1:14. Penalty - Tkaczuk 16:19. Third Period - 4. Rangers, Tkaczuk 20 (Vlckers, Rolfe) 17:19; 5. Rangers, Falrbalrn 22 iPark, Tkaczuk) 17:47; t. Rangers, Hadfield 71 (Rousseau, Ratelle) 19:45. Penalties - Mlk-kelson 0:25, Gilbert 3:02, Crisp 6:45, Nellson 9:06, Hart 18:19. Shots on goal by islanders .......... I 12 5-11 Rangers ........... 12 13 20-44 DETROIT S, ATLANTA 3 First Period - 1. Detroit, Berne-son 8 (G. Bergman) 4:12; 2. Atlanta, Hlcke 13 (Lelter, Remanchych) 19:30. Penalties - Boucha 4:42, Price 10:25. Second Pej-lod - 3. Detroit, Lib-eft 14 (Delvecchlo, Redmond) 7:38; 4. Detroit, Collins 16, 8:25; 5. Detroit, Dlonne 25 (Libett) 11:00. Penalties-Stewart 6:30, T. Bergman 13:06. Third Period - 6. Atlanta, McCreary 17 (Manor/, Romanciiych) 1:20; 7. Atlanta, Hlcke 14 (Lelter, Plogor) 19:01; 8. Detroit, Redmond 37 (Delvecchlo) 19:21. Penalties -Johnston 0:09, Qulnn 9:28, T. Bergman 11:51. Shots on goal by Datroit ............ � � 13-30 Atlanta ............ 11 � 11-31 BOSTON, 3, MINNESOTA 3 First Period -1. Minnesota, Hex-tall 18 (Harvey, Parlse) 8:51; 2. Boston, Cashman 23 (Smith, Esposito) 11:30. Penalties - Hextall, Exposlto ma|ors 2:21, Glbbs 3:00. Second Period - No scoring. Penalties - Vadnais, Hextall ma|ors 2:39. Third Period - 3. Boston, Cashman 24 (Bucyk, Esposito) 1:55; 4. Boston, Esposito 35