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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Saturday, February TO, 1973 Reserve clause an issue Miller keeps silent NEW YORK (At" - Marvin Miller still isn't,, but the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association will hold a news conference Monday to respond to club owners' latest contract proposals. An association spokesman sairi Friday that Miller was not polling the player representatives on each club but was 'waiting to see if the offer by t.he owners stands firm." On Thursday, the owners made what they termed a landmark proposal in an effort to avoid a repeat of last year's strike. But at the same time, they told the players not to report to training camps if cur- rent negotiations aren't settled. The owners' representative. John Gaherin, said the offer called for arbitration in settling salary disputes between teams and players. Gaherin said the players' union has made salary talks a key part of negotiations, along with the reserve clause, a pension- benefit, plan and the ''basic agreement" covering all other player-club relationships. The players have sought to alter or eliminate the reserve clause, which binds a player to one club until he retires or is traded or released. On Jan. 5, they proposed discussions on this issue be put off for a year. Local karate stars shine Lethbridge competitors won their share of honors recently at a karate tournament at Medicine Hat. Randy Mcintosh won the junior forms title while Barb Liss captured the gals crown as she bested Julee Matt, also of Lethbridge. Mcintosh also won the pee wee sparring. In men's white belt Dwayne Burton of Medicine Hat won over John Schaffer of Cardston while in colored belt competition Clarence Falk of Lethbridge was first just ahead of Mike Mamula, also of Lethbridge. In women's sparring it was Miss L"s first over Cindy Powell of Taber. In men's white belt, non-forms, Vic Pawluk of Medicine Hat defeated Melvin Skaley of the Hat in one competition while Bill Grbavac of Raymond downed Norman Orr of Lethbridge, in another. FEEDERS - FARMERS - WELDERS - HANDYMEN - HOMEOWNERS We corry a complete stock of STEEL IN FLATS - ANGLES - CHANNELS - BEAMS - WIDE FLANGES - RAILS - ROUNDS SQUARES - PLATES - SHEETS - RECTANGULAR AND SQUARE TUBING - REINFORCING STEEL - WIRE MESH - PIPE GALORE FOR FENCE POSTS - CLOTHESLINE POLES - CARPORT COLUMNS OR FOR ANY OTHER USE YOU MAY HAVE. 2,000 TONS TO CHOOSE FROM Bring in your truck and load up at bargain prices We also deliver locally Bring |n yocr scrap steel - cast iron - batteries - radiators - copper - bras* and get the best trade value ever - We also pay eashl Rl IRON LTD STEEL YARD LOCATION 2808 2nd Ave. N. SCRAP LOCATION 3402 2nd Ave. N. Well? "Well, gentlemen?" says Wbipper Billy Watson as he carries Richard Ware, 10, the 1973 Timmy into the annual Sports Celebrities Dinner in Toronto. Watson, who retired after 20 years as a professional wrestler, has carried the Timmy symbol for more tbon 20 years. He missed last year due to injuries. Will try it on one-year basis Eastern playoffs sudden-death By GORDON GRANT Canadian Press Sports Editor TORONTO (CP) - Playoffs in the Eastern Football Conference will be sudden-death this year, Jack Gaudaur, commissioner of the Canadian Football League, said Friday. Previously, the EFC had played a sudden-death semi-final and a two-game, total-points final. Gaudaur told a news conference that the EFC will use the new system on a one-year trial basis. The Western Football Conference used it last year and will again this year. "It should be noted that the EFC has determined it will follow the same pricing concept as adopted by the WFC last year," Gaudaur said following the wind up of the CFL annual meeting. "For the semi-final game it will be a $10, $8 and $5 price level and for the final it will be $12, $10 and $6.. "A factor in the decision was a general commitment made in discussions with the Canadian Football League Players Association last year that the EFC would go to the sudden-death concept if the experience in the West determined that the West would conitnue." The WFC has decided the sudden-death format is superior to its former system where there was a sidden-death semi-final and a best-of-three final. Gaudaur also said playoff salaries will be the same in both conferences: Players with the first-place team-it receives a bye into the final-will get $600 HARDLITE LENSES For everyone who wears glasses Available m ALL prescriptions. These Hardlrte lenses are: * Shatterproof and backed by a $5,000.00 'warranty against eye injury. * Half the weight of ordinary glasses. \ * Available in a variety of styles, shapes, and tints. * Protective lenses are law in soma, countries - advisable everywhere. Specializing in the fitting of Eye g w"- Doctor's prescriptions ^JL�T Prescription Sunglasses  Children's Frames mma Magnifiers  Repairs  Reasonable Prices OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. 308-7th ST S LETHBRIDGE - Phonei327-3609 *" each; winners in the semi-final will get $600 and losers $500. Each player on the winning team in the final will get $800 and the losers $600 each. Thursday, he said the Grey Cup winners will receive $3,000 a man, up from $2,000 in 1972, and the losers $2,000 each, up from $1,500. That would mean the Grey Cup winners will earn an extra $4,400. The EFC has also decided to increase its schedule to 16 games from 14 in 1974. The two extra games will be between EFC clubs-there will be no extension of the interlocking schedule. Live on the Rock when you retire. And Save Tax Dollars Now! Living on the Rock, of course, means living on monthly income from a Prudential Registered Savings Plan. An income you or your wife can't outlive. Let me tell you all about if. THE PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA t mutual lift Insurance company C. "Stan" VERLINDEN 414 21 St. South Phone 327.3550 LETHBRIDGE NEWEST SUB-DIVISION Located in Northeast Lethbridge with the following proposed features: ? SHOPPING CENTRE * GOLF COURSE (now under construction) * SCHOOLS ?PARK AND PLAYGROUND AREAS Inquire now about these and other great features These homes are now under construction adjacent to PARK MEADOWS THE MIRANDA - 1127 sq. ft. A split entry featuring 3 bedrooms, bath and a half, and separate dining area. Full Price $28,200. Total Down Payment $1115. "iHc MOKKAINE - 1183 sq. ft. Featuring 3 bedrooms, both and n half, sundeck, fireplace. Full Pries $30,700. Total Down Payment $1386. THE TEMPEST - 1050 sq. ft. Featuring 3 bedrooms, bath and a half and living-dining room combination, Full Price $25,250. Total Down Payment $975. Office-1251 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-0219 SHOW HOME 2622 � 13th Ave. North Phone 327-0944 Open 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. daily or call Shorty Heringer 328-6506 Art Willms 328-3859 Stev* Shaw 328-9563 THE TORINO - 990 sq. ft. Features family kitchen and 3 bedrooms. Full Pries $24,500. Total Down Payment $1010. m^&ry ..............-................" THE SIMONE - 1120 sq. ft. Features 3 bedrooms, both and a half and i-shaped living and dining room. Full Price $27,750. Total Down Payment $1121. ;