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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE UTHBRIDOt HEUAID Sotuidoy, Ftbruory II, J Saskatoon event begins ANDY CAPP Protests become cheers as Trudeau opens games (CP) Prime Minister Trudeau arrived to a sound of protest Friday, but fin- ished the day with a bang after officially opening the second Canada Winter Games. When he arrived he was greeted at his hotel by unem- ployed youths shouting "Jobs, jobs, but from then on it was all sweetness ano light. Touring the athletes' village, an empty department store in the downtown area, he was THE GAMES AMBASSADOR Harry Landa, the Canada Winter Games ambas- sador, invites spectators to warm their hards over the flame he helped bring miles by snowmobils from Ottawa to Saskatoon in 22 days. The flame arrived Thurs- day. Full slate of action today Alberta girls triumph SASKATOON (CP) After a low-key kickoff Friday that cli- maxed in a roar of fireworks at the official opening, the second Canada Winter Games swings into what it is all about today. Between now and Sunday, Feb. 22, more than ath- letes from Canada's 10 prov- inces and two territories will take part in 16 winter sporting activities, including skiing and hockey. Visiting dignitaries, including Prime Minister Trudeau, Oppo- sition Leader Robert Stanfield and John Diefenbaker, former Conservative leader welcomed the athletes during the day. be- fore taking part in the opening ceremonies at night. Today gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded in six of 10 events scheduled. Specdskaters will seek medals in four classes, weightlifting four, figure skating four judo two, synchronized swimming and fencing, one apiece. Also on the day's program are badminton, basketball, boxing and curling. MEDAL EVENTS SUNDAY Sunday's medal events in- clude six in speedskating, five in weightlifting, four in free skating, two in both synchro- nized swimming and judo and one in fencing. Badminton, bas- ketball, boxing and curling com- plete the program. Basketball held the spotlight Fridav with the start of round- SIMPSONS SEARS Auto Centre Tune-Up Special Has the winter been hard on your car? Now is the time for an expert tune-up! robin play in both men's and women's divisions. In women's play, Alberta nipped Nova Scotia 61-55, Mani- toba throttled the Yukon 90-28, British Columbia tripped Quebec 9H8, Ontario rapped the Northwest Territories 87-17, Saskatchewan defeated New- foundland 73-28 and New Bruns- wick handled Prince Edward Is- land 103-28. Three men's games reached the 100-point mark with Quebec taking British Columbia 108-77 Ontario defeating N.W.T. 20-32 and Manitoba drubbing Yukon 108-28. iillliiiai Shirtsleeve hits the home stretch The 32nd annual Lethbridge Shirtsleeve Bonspiel moved into the home stretch today with the original field of 64 whittled down somewhat. Eight rinks are still alive in two events while the remain- ing four events see 16 rinks still alive in the battle for top honors in each of them. For Lethbridge's Fred Qui- tenbaumt and his rink, skipped by Brent Logan, Friday could have been a black day. Playing Tom Henderson in Friday's draw Logan and his mates gave up an eight-ender, a rarity in curling. However, even with the eight-court, Hen- derson dropped a close verdict in 12 ends. The stage was set for. this afternoon's first event quarter- finals matching Bob Stephens of Vulcan and Garth Nilsson of Wrentham, Joe Oshiro of Ma- grath and Lawrence Lennon of Lethbridge, Fred Kalicum and Garth Pilling both of the host club and Enso Baceda of Leth- bridge and Harvey Bourassa of Fort Macleod. The number one event this year is the Sven Ericksen. In the number three T. Eaton event, Miro Tomasta of Coal- dale was to meet Bill Gross of the city while Lethbridge's Jim Reid played Don Nordick of Red Deer. Herb Culler of War- ner met Pat Shimbashi of Taber and D. Ferguson match- ed shots with Brian Collett of Taber. In the remaining four events, the number two Enerson Motors, the number four Leth- bridge Herald, the number five Canadian Western Natural Gas and the number six Alberta Distillers, play has reached the 16's. Finals in all six events, in- cluding the James Aird Me- morial grand aggregate, are slated for Sunday afternoon. The finals in events one, three and five are set for while the remaining three finals are set for five o'clock. All action takes place at the Lethbridge Curling Club. Buchanan retains title LOS ANGELES (AP) The partisan fans came to boo the visitor from Scotland but stayed to cheer him. And today Kenny Buchanan headed for home in Edinburgh, his world light- weight boxing crown intact. "He's tha champ and it wili take a lot of fighter to beal said the c h a 11 e n g e r, Ruben Navarro. He pointed U himself as the fighter who coulc doit. Ruben, the No. 3 contender who took the title fight on 72 hours notice, gave it a good go But he was no match for the boxing dandy from abroad, who retained the championship by unanimous decision in 15 spir- ited rounds. Player suspended for life Here's What We Do Install new spark plugs Install new points and condenser and rotor Reset ignition timing Check and adjust carburetor 6 Cylinder 1.98 8 Cylinder ,98 19 Coll 328-9231 Save with Allstate Gasoline Regular Premium SERVICE STATION HOURS: 8 a.m. fo 6 p.m. Daily Thursday nnrl Friday until 9 p.m.-Contrfi 2nd Avo. and 13th St. N. Attack on ref costly VANCOUVER (CP) A hoc- key player has been suspended for Me by the Greater Van- couver Hockey League follow- ing an attack on a referee at a game Wednesday night. He is Gordon Hartley, about 32, of the Burnaby Totems, a former referee hiinself and a minor official for Vancou v e r Canucks of the National Hoc- key League. Vern Cinnamon, Greater Vancouver Hockey League secretary, said Hartley was suspended for striking referee Marvin McLeod during the sec- ond period of a game between WEST CASTLE SKI RESORT Is pleased to announce the appointment of MR. DAN McKIM as Area Manager COME SKI WITH US. WRESTLING EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM MONDAY, FEB. 15-8.30 p.m. KILLER BUDDY AUSTIN vi EMILE DUPP.E ABDULLAH THE BUTCHER vs DANNY BASIC GIL HAYES vi BOB SWEETAN DAVE RUHL vj PAUL PEILER LUECK AND PACCHIANO vt SULLIVAN AND TOMASSO Admission Box Office opens 7 p.m. Wolch STAMPEDE WRESTLING on CJLH-TV the Totems and Burnaby Blades. Cinnamon said disciplin a r y rules in the league's constitu- tion call for an automatic, per- manent lifetime suspension for any player who strikes a ref eree. "As far as the league Is con- cerned, that player is finisher he mil not get a second he said. Cinnamon said another sus- pension possibly for lift is pending against a second To- tems player for an attack on the icemaker at ths arena, a Vancouver parks board em- ployee. He said the icemaker's den- tal plate was broken when he was elbowed by the player fol- lowing the incident involving McLeod. Cinnamon said. It was the first time the league a rec- reational "no-hit" league which body contact is bannec during play had experienced such incidents. The league is not a member of the B.C. Amateur Hockey As- sociation, but association sec retary Ivan Temple said it is BCAHA practice to recognize suspensions of non affiliatec leagues which recognize BCAHA suspensions. IF YOU ARE A MOBILE HOME OWNER CLIP ME OUT! FOR MOBILE HOME SERVICES PHONE 328-6878 PLUMBING BLOCKING FURNACE -A- TRANSPORT SKIRTING FURNITURE given love beads by a British Columbia girl, a valentine by in Ontario girl, a tartan tarn by Manitoba girl and a kiss by an Ontario team member. His hour-long tour of the yil- age was conducted at a snail's pace because of the athletes milling around him. He also was serenaded by a 110-voice choir while in the hotel. CHEER In the evening he officially opened the Games as fireworks ranged and about cheered during the opening ceremonies at the Saskatoon exhibition grounds. Diane Jor.es, a gold medal pentathlon winner at the Sum- mer Games in Halifax in 1969, lit the Games flame atop a model of Blackstrap Mountain, site of the skiing events. Miss Jones' torch was lit from a flame carried here by snowmo- bile relay from Ottawa. Trudeau, wearing a long fur coat and matching hat and boots, received a standing ovation ard said he was impressed by the spirit of friendship he found at the athletes village. He said the enthusiasm of the crowd reflected the role sport is playing in knitting all parts of Canada closely together. RIDE IN CUTTERS The prime minister and other dignitaries, including Opposition Leader Robert Stanfield, Health Minister John Munro, John Diefenbaker, former Conserva- tive leader, Saskatoon Mayor Sid Euckwold and Msgr. Athol Murray of Wilcox, Sask., who delivered the .'fidal blessing, arrived at the grounds in open, horse-drawn cutters. Msgr. Murray, in line with the intent of the Games which is to promote unity, said in an ad- ss: "Let's finish with this silly racialism." Directing his remarks primar- ily to the Quebec contingent, he said1 that "every foot, ever inch" of Quebec belongs to Sas- katchewan and "every foot anc inch" of Saskatchewan belongs to Quebec. He said the term French-Ca- nadian should be "we are all Canadians." NOArWTER'OWTRICrCI 'IS PROBLEM, IT CAM Stirling, Vikings triumphant The Kate Andrews Gaels ol Coaldale had a bad fourth quar- ter and fell to the Stirling Lak- ers 43-31 in Southwest "B" Boys Basketball action last night. The Gaels were down 21-1' at half time but fought back to cut the deficit to two trailing 29-27 after the third quarter. In the final quarter the Gaels seemed to lose their touch and slowly lost ground. Paul Zaugg was in the victory as he netted 12 points for the Lakers while LeRay Whitbeck paced the Gaels with 11. Bill Persley's Varahall Vik- ings took over sole position a. third place last night as they edged the visiting Win s t o n Churchill Bulldogs 5048. At half tune the Vikings main lained a slim 24-23 lead but kept up a constant pace to gain the victory. Rod Matson played a fine game for the Vikings as he hooped 17 points while Al Mc- Niven chipped in with 13. For the Bulldogs Jack Chym- boryk swished 12 points aw Doug Nakama eight. Action will resume tonight in Lethbridge as the WCHS Bull- dogs will host W. R. Meyers of Taber. Game time is slated for 8 p.m. It's Here Now New 1971 YAMAHA MINl-ENDURO The fun bike for street use. A 68 cc engine rated al 4.5 h.p. and powered through a 4 speed transmission. YAMAHA CYCLE SAIES SERVICE located Undar The Water Tower Ph. 328-6977 Takeout miss hurt Baldwin CALGARY (CP) Matt Baldwin of Edmonton missed a wide-open take-out shot on the 12th end and allowed George Fink of Calgary to escape with a 10-9 victory in the A section semi-finals of the Alberta curl- ing championships Friday night. The victory moves Fink against Al Delmage of Yellow- knife, N.W.T., today for the A final. Fink also will have a re- match with Baldwin in the B final this afternoon. If Fink wins both games he will advance to the Canadian championships March 16 in Quebec City. If he loses either game there will be a sudden- death A-B playoff tonight. Delmage advanced by elimi- nating Gary Morken of Sex- smith 15-12 in the A semi-final Friday. Fink jumped into an early 3-0 lead when Baldwin scored two misses on the first end. Cal- gary led 5-2 after five frames. Baldwin came back with three on the sixth to tie the score and stole one on the seventh. Fink regained the load with single points on eighth and ninth ends. Baldivin took over the lead in the ninth, 10th and llth ends, but Fink scored three on 12th for the victory. Gervais tops EDMONTON (CP) Gervais of St. Albert won Northern Alberta mixed curl- ing playoffs Friday with a 9-8 victory over George Avison of Edmonton, The rinks were tied M when Gervais stole a rock on the last end for the victory. Gervais, the A finalist, bad advanced to the finals with a 8-6 victory over Schwenk of Camrose Thursday. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE Easl Dtvisioi W Boston New York Montreal Toronto Buff a I' Vancouver Detroit Chicago St. Louis Phlla. 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