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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 13, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, February LETHBRIDQE HERALD -25 Holtzman first to meet Finley for wage increase SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Charles 0. Finley, controversial owner of Oakland Athletics, stared across a green tablecloth' Tuesday at 20-game winner Ken Holtzman, the first in a long line of players on the American League baseball club to take his salary dispute to arbitration. "It's no secret that the As lead both leagues in the number of said Marvin Miller, head of the Major League Baseball Players Association. Nine players from Finley's World Series Championship club have hearings scheduled here. "We're world champions joked outfielder Ballard wants no part of deal TORONTO (CP) Harold Ballard, president of Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League, said Tuesday that the proposed NHL-World Hockey Association peace plan includes Toronto Toros and Maple Leaf Gardens "As part of the deal the WHA wants me to rent the Gardens to Toronto's WHA tearti for less than we normally he said in an interview As of now, the WHA does not play in the Gardens next winter under any circumstances.'' Lawyers for the NHL and WHA are expected to meet in Philadelphia federal court this week to further explain to Judge A. Leon Higginbotham their proposals for an out-of- court settlement of pending litigation The WHAJias sued the NHL for more than million in damages, claiming among other things that the NHL functions as a monopoly in violation of the United States anti-trust laws "The Toros offered me a rental of a game next said Ballard, who owns 76 per cent of the Gardens "My price is a game. "The WHA wants to set a board up to rule on matters like what rent a WHA team will pay for using an NHL building I'm against such a board. "There are supposed to be 15 exhibition games between the two leagues this fall. It's okay with me for the Maple Cardston wins twice The Cardston Cougars held their own in the 1973-74 Hegina Lutheran Invitational Boys' Basketball Tournament staged last weekend didn't capture the championship title in the two-day event, but managed to bring home the consolation title as well as the team sportsmanship trophy. They lost their opener to Balsour Redmen 57-48. but came back to defeat Evan Hardy of Saskatoon 5748 and Central High of Regina 54-52 Weekend Windfall Fri. to Mon. Weekend savings plan: save yours, rent ours! 0095 (PUbS GAS) Unlimited Mileage! Chevy Big cars or small your choice while they last at this rate. Drive as far as you wan) No additional mileage charge. Pay only for the gas you use. Budget RentaCan GET AWAY ON A WEEKEND WITH A "GET-AWAY RATE" CAU 328-6555 LHNMMtt, IMPORT Leafs to play one against a WHA team. But that game will be in Phoenix when we make a western trip There's no way I want the Leafs playing a WHA team in Ontario or the Gardens." Bowling scores HOLIDAY BOWL SENIOR CITIZENS Ane Koole 316 Ben Evanson 289, Jack Nunweiler 243, Arvid Oseen 225, Cyril Myron 224, Man Bernhart 264, Mary Ward 251, Harry Chapman 255, Walter Baker 296, Jack Stacey 221, Nick Bianchi 221, Slim Berry 229 CLASSIC TRIPLES Jeanette Smeed 329 Mary Onofrychuk 282, Phil Harrison 291, Norm Tolley 281 Dianne Violmi 323 (1135) Steve Pedersen 307 (1049) Jack Smeed 301 Steve Gungur 323, Ken Kurtz 295 (1040) Jean Christie 284, Reg Arnold 265 CJOC Leon Checkryn 266 Helen Myndio 270 Guy Brown 275 (714) Dieter Bechtold 284 Marlene Tremel 280 (775) took triple Erma McGuire 306 Ruth McLaren 274, Jim McPike 267 Donnes Foder 280, John Wecels 271, Harry Garnck 294 (695) CPR LEAGUE Janice Johnson 259, Bob Sinclair 291 John Morris 255, Ba'ne Sinclair 241, Mark Vanderzee 243. Bob Anderson 272 Ella Anderson 253, CHv 328 Roberts Vanderzee 250 Clsas Schweitzer 250, Danny Paskuski 243 Pete Canan 246 CHEC Shirley Mamzer 231, Peter Mainzer -232, Dan Khparchak 250. John 307, Rayma Frache 234, Ernie Frache 247, Bill Willis 3G2, Stan Dewer 273 Elaine Brown 286 Sandra iowe 232 CIVIL SERVICE Abe Enns 250, Bob Black 2S5, Byron Hirsche 267. Joe Amatto 252. Linda Beesley 241, Steve Roth 297, Alice Komanac 240, John EricKson 323 Bernice Stewart 298. Al.ce Kohbas 279 (728) Jenkins not agreeable ARLINGTON, Tex. (AP) Pitcher Ferguson Jenkins of Chatham. Ont, is one of four players who has yet to sign a 1974 baseball contract with Texas Rangers of the American League The ciub announced Tuesda} the signing of pitchers Jim Bibby, Lloyd Allen, Steve Foucault. Jim Schellenback, Art Defillipis and Rick Waits, catcher Dick Billings, infielder Jim Fregosi outfielders Alex Johnson. Elliott Maddox, Terry Crowley and Bob Jones and second baseman Dave Nelson. In addition to Jenkins, who was acquired in an off-season trade with Chicago Cubs, Jim Merritt. Jeff Burroughs and Cesar Tovar remained unsigned Tovar was with Philadelphia Phillies last season Reggie Jackson, who is asking a reported and will go before an arbitrator next Tuesday. He sat in on Holtzman's hearing as team player representative. "I don't know if I'll bring a lawyer or just go in myself and say, 'Here's what I did last season. Where's the the World Series and American League most valuable player said. "If I were him, I'd bring a whole bunch of said reliever Rollie Fingers whose hearing was scheduled for Tuesday. "If he loses three cases, it could cost him about Before the hearing, Finley declined to comment on the team's unsettled managerial situation. However, he said that a federal court ruling here Monday meant "I am now at liberty to go out and employ any manager I wish." The ruling barred former manager Dick Williams, with two years left on his contract, from working for any other team for the next two seasons. Williams reacted in Florida by noting the Athletics open spring training late-next week in Mesa, Ariz., and "I just may show up there." "I wouldn't be said Fingers and added that he thinks the 1974 manager will be someone from within the club's organization if Williams doesn't return. "I think it's, too late to go out and get someone who isn't familiar with the Fingers said. Holtzma, Knowles and Fin- gers are all represented by Jerry Kapstein, a lawyer from Springfield, Virginia. Knowles's hearing is scheduled Wednesday. Others facing arbitration are Sal Bando, Joe Rudi, Gene Tenace, Ted Kubiak and Jack Heidemann. Williams considers slaying RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) In a turnabout, former Oakland Athletics manager Dick Wjlliams says he may report to spring training camp and manage the baseball club for another season. "I just may show up he said in an interview. I'm under contract." Williams, who has been feuding with Charles 0. Finley, owner of the American League team, in attempt to get released from the remaining two years of his contract, made his comments following a federal judge's ruling Monday in San Francisco. United States District Judge Lloyd Burke ruled Williams 'had breached his contract with Finley and therefore could not manage another major league baseball team until after the 1975 season. Williams announced his resignation at the end of last season and accepted the managerial position with New York Yankees. That agreement was ruled invalid by American League president Joe Cronin. Finley has yet to name a new manager and Williams said Monday: "I'd hate to see another manager appointed." Junior marksmen sharp The Green Acres Kiwanis Club sponsor the Kiwanis Junior Marksmen's Club and recently wanted to see how their money was being spent. Well, the senior shooters found out as they dropped a narrow decision to the young marksmen in a hotly contested exhibition match. East race tightens another notch By THE CANADIAN PRESS The race for first place in the Western Canada Hockey League's eastern division tightened Tuesday night as Regina Pats took full advantage of the power play to defeat Swift Current Broncos 7-3 The victory put Regina in a first-place tie in the division with Broncos. Each club now has 63 points, only two ahead of Flin Flon Bombers. It was the only change in the standings resulting from the four games Tuesday. At Edmonton, the Oil Kings moved wiithin three points of third-place Medicine Hat in the western division with a 7-4 victory over the Tigers; at Calgary a rookie's goal gave the Centennials a 2-2 tie with the visiting New Westminster Bruins, and at Victoria the Cougars defeated Brandon Wheat Kings 7-2. At Regina, the Pats got two goals each from Dennis Sob- chuk and Clark Gillies with Bill Bell, Bob Laird and Mike Wanchuk adding the others. Five of the Regina goals were scored on power plays. Swift Current's goals went to Terry Ruskowski, Stu McLellan and Ian MacPhee. Pats took a 44) lead in the first period, three of the goals coming on power-play efforts. Broncos reversed the scene in the second to oatscore Regina 2-1 but failed in the final frame when Gillies scored both his goals. Power play goals also were prominent in the Oil Kings-Ti- gers encounter in Edmonton The home town team scored two goals with the man advan- BLUES RECALL HAMEL ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League said Tuesday they have recalled defenceman Jean Hamel from their Western Hockey League farm club at Denver. He had two assists in 10 games for the Spurs. tage in the last two minutes to put the game out of reach of Medicine Hat. The win gave Edmonton 39 points, three be- hind Tigers who hold third place in the western division. Edmonton got two goals each from Mike Will and Terry Bucyk with singles going to Henry Taylor, Terry MacDonald and Harold Snepsts. Medicine Hat got two goals from Ed Johnstone with Bryan Maxwell and Ken Gassoff notching the others. Calgary 2 New Westminster 2 Calgary, leading the western division, moved three points ahead of New Westminster with 63 points as rookie Grant Mulvey scored his 20th goal of the season late in the third period to salvage a tie. The win enabled the Centen- nials to remain unbeaten on home ice this season, winning 17 and tying five in 22 home games. Danny Gare gave Calgary a 1-0 lead in the first period and New Westminster's Emile de- Moissac connected on a power play in the second. Bruins took the lead again at of the third on another power play goal by Brian Schmyr before Mulvey tallied with his tying shot ONE of Towne Country Furniture's TORONTO SHOW SPECIALS Are Canadiens unspoiled by malaise? This Bedroom Suite will be giving you trouble-free service long after the price is forgotten. Practical styling makes this suite comparable to others at higher prices. Come in soon and see this Quality Suite. MONTREAL (CP) Coach Scotty Bowman of Montreal Canadiens says the so-called "million-dollar malaise" has not spread noticeably to his National Hockey League club. "We're fortunate 1 think that we have players who Tiers around when it wasn't a market as it is Henri Richard, Frank Mahovlich, Jimmy Roberts and Claude they sUH set the said Bowman Tuesday. Bowman was commenting on remarks made by Bobby Hull, playing coach of Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association. Hull said in a recent interview Quit some players were just not putting oat for the money they were receiving "Why should a guy with a half-million dollar contract want to have blood dripping down hss face, or sweat, or play with Hull asked. "Hell, they won't even play with braised feelings now." Bowman said that no matter bow lucrative a player's con- tract might be, he as a coach still had the power to bench him when he wasn't producing. 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