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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 21, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 14-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD Friday, February 31, TRAVELLING TO EUROPE BY CHARTER? Let us arrange your ground Rhine Crulsii, U Drives, Etc. an agents lor all major European Tour Companies ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centra Village Mall Phone 328-3201 Broncos earn 5-5 deadlock BRANDON (CP) Brandon Wheat Kings rallied with two late third period goals to gain a 5-5 tie with Lethbridge Broncos in Western Canada Hockey League play before a crowd of Thursday night. Trailing 5-3 with little more than five minutes left in the game, Dale McMullin and Doug Murray scored within a 70-second span for Brandon. Rick Piche, Gerald Stoughton and Dan Bonar also scored for Wheat Kings who led 2-1 after the first period- The score was tied 2-2 after 40 minutes. Brandon jumped into a 3-2 lead early in the final period only to have Lethbridge score three consecutive goals by Darcy Regier, Bryan Trottier and Terry Bucyk. Alec Tidey, in the first period, and Gary Wagner in the second, rounded out the scoring. Rollie Boutin kicked out 35 shots in goal for Lclhbridge, 15 more than Brandon's Blaine Peterson. Referee Ron Fournier of Montreal handed out 12 minor penalties, six to each team. LETHBRIDGE 5, BRANDON 5 Firit Period: 1. Lothbrldge. Tidey (Oelorme) 2. Brandon, Piche (Blight, Kaluzniak) 3. Brandon, Sloughlon Spring) Penalties Piche B Lutz L Soelaerl B Bancks L Second Period: 4. Lethbridge, Wagner (Bancks) Penalties Blight B Hall L Smith L Bradbury B Piche B Third Period: 5 Brandon, Bonar 6. Lethbrldge, Regier (Tidey. Delorme) 7. LelhbrirJge, Troltier (Bucyk, Hall) 8. Lethbridge. Bucyk (Sutler. Trottier) 9. Brandon, McMullin (Kaluzniak) 10. Brandon, Murray (Soetaerl, Bonar) Penally Smith L Shots on goal by Lelhbrldge 7 9 Brandon 13 B 19-40 Goal; Boutin L. Peterson B. Attendance: Games will go on, Montreal watched LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) The Montreal Olym- pics definitely are on. But the International Olympic Com- mittee (IOC) will be keeping a closer watch on the city's planning from now until next year's Games. IOC President Lord Killanin plans to go to Montreal in April to make a personal check on progress the main stadium and swimm- ing pool, now several months behind schedule because of labor strikes. After that, the IOC will send someone once a month to keep an eye on things. That is the chief outcome of the crisis that has been threat- ening the Montreal Olympics. Canadians attending the IOC executive meeting here are trying to dismiss it as "the crisis that never was." Plans for the Games are un- changed. Killanin said tie was confident the building will be completed in ample time for the Olympics to open on schedule July 17, 1976. But the IOC's plan to keep such a strict watch on Montreal during the next 18 months is unprecedented. It was a clear sign that the IOC saw the situation as serious, although no one will admit that the Games were ever in any real danger. Last month, the Canadian Olympic Association told the Montreal Organizing Com- mittee it must decide once and for all whether it was go- ing ahead with the Olympics. "That ultimatum was un- said Roger Rousseau, Canada's com- missioner general for the Games. "The association was over anxious. We never had any thought of giving up the Games, although I admit we did have doubts at one time that we could stage them ex- actly as we had planned. The Games budget, es- timated last year at million, has since increased to million and no one from Montreal has spelled-out ex- actly how the extra (300 million is going to be met, But Rousseau, former Canadian ambassador to the Cam- eroons, said the worries of the last two months have only served to bring the Canadians and the IOC close together. The IOC executive, after lis- tening to a point-by-point analysis of the organizing committee's problems Thur- sday, accepted Montreal's assurance that everything will be ready on time. WE AIM TO P-L-L-L-LEASE! When you from us. we you whatever Icl, color and it lakes In please you. And you can onjoy the luxury two yciirti. This ircfree convenience yon might expect. when generosity Hies iL's our pleasure, X COMET CUSTOM 4-DOOR SEDAN Stock NO. 3131 1975 COMET V6, automatic, power steering, power radio ind roar dcicggor. 24 MONTH LEASE ONLY PER MONTH not including maintenance and insurance. SALES LTD. 1711 3rd AvtniN South Ptiortt 3M-0333 -The HcruU- Sports mil Hh X, ihipUnt; phm iu-7411 FILING CABINETS A dozen rule changes for upcoming new season Football fans will hardly recognize CFL TORONTO (CP) The Canadian Football League, having approved numerous rule changes, moves today to the task of choosing a 1976 Grey Cup site. Toronto made its bid Thurs- day for the 1976 championship game and Montreal officials were to make their proposal today before the league makes a choice. The CFL executive com- mittee approved Thursday 12 rule changes, including block- ing on punt returns and an op- tional two-point conversion, aimed at improving the enter- tainment value of the game. The new punt-return rule al- lows blocking above the waist outside the scrimmage zone, providing the opportunity for longer punt returns. Converts, previously re- stricted to a one-point place kick, now may also be worth two points if the ball is passed or run into the end zone. Another rule change will al- low a team which has had a field goal scored against it to demand the scoring team kick off from its own 35-yard line. Previously, the team scored upon could scrimmage from its 35-yard line or could kick off from its 35. The latter op- tion was seldom used. Other more-minor rule changes: a single point, the team scored against scrim- mages from its 35-yard line rather than the 25. a rough-play or un- necessary-roughness penalty, the offensive team will be awarded a first down in addi- tion to the yardage assessed against the defensive team. kicker making any move to pass the ball from a normal punting position will be considered a ball carrier and no longer protected by the rule which forbids contacting the kicker. a defending team inter- cepts in its end zone and the passing team is called for rough play, the penalty will be applied from the intercepting team's 10-yard line. a ball carrier is grounded and, in the judgment of an official, has no intention of advancing, the play will be called dead. the ball changes hands in the last three Lalonde firm on stand OTTAWA (CP) The federal government will block any new attempts by the World Football League (WFL) to establish a franchise in Toronto, a spokesman for Health Minister Marc Lalonde said Thursday. Chris Hemmeter, WFL president, said Tuesday there will be another attempt to es- tablish a team in Toronto. The spokesman said the government would take the steps needed to block expan- sion by the American league into Canada "should a crisis again arise." the government introduced a bill blocking entry of the WFL last year but it was not passed prior to the July elec- tion. Parliament had already stated its view on the issue by giving the bill its second read- ing, approval in principle. John F. Bassett of Toronto, who moyed his WFL team to Memphis, Tcnn., from Toronto because of govern- ment pressure, has said he would like to move the team back to Canada. minutes of either half, time will not start until the snap of the ball on the next play. ball will be declared dead, even if it is in bounds, when it is touched by a player who is out of bounds. The team touching the ball before it touched the out-of-bounds player will have possession. field goal will be good regardless of whether it is touched by a player of either team before it crosses the scrimmage line or is touched by a defending player after crossing the scrimmage line, providing the ball passes between the uprights over the cross bar. posts marking goaljines, sidelines and deadlines will be placed so that they are considered out of bounds. CFL commissioner Jake Gaudaur told a news conference most of the rule changes "were motivated to Arguments not convincing, gambling to stay illegal? WASHINGTON (AP) Charles Morin, chairman of the national gambling com- mission, said Thursday the arguments by representatives of the country's athletic organizations against legalized sports betting have not been convincing. Morin, a Washington lawyer, said however neither he nor the other commis- sion members have made any decision in their investigation of sports gambling in the United States. Witnesses representing professional and amateur sports testified during hearings by the commission that legalization of sports gambling would have dire effects on their games. "Their arguments are not convincing to said Morin. "They say they can live with illegal betting but not with legal bet- ting. Testimony received by the commission thus far has indicated the gambling dollar volume to range from billion estimated by Las Vegas handicapper Jimmy the Greek Snyder to billion estimated by the justice department to J100 billion es- timated by Kelso Sturgeon, author of Guide to Sports Betting. Morin said the commission has contracted with the University of Michigan to conduct what he described as the first extensive survey on sports wager- ing in the United States. "We hope they will provide us with who gambles, how much, where the money comes from, what the volume is, its link to organized he said. "No one has done this before. We will be fortunate if they get us the answer by the end of the year." The commission for the review of the national policy toward gambling, the 15 member panel's official name, will make its final report containing its recommen- dations on gambling to the president and Congress by October, 1976. It will hold hearings later on parimutuel betting, off track betting, organized crime and gambling and the social conse- quences of problem gambling. Clarence Campbell, president of the National Hockey League, Robert C. James, representing the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and George E. Killian, executive director of the National Junior College Athletic Association, continued on Thursday the line of witnesses opposed to legalizing sports gambling. "Gambling is not an intrinsic part of our sport and we cannot perceive where or how legalized gambling on the game of hockey, or any team sport for that matter, will be of any benefit to the said Campbell. "On the contrary, we can see where sports betting could do irreparable harm to our game. When you subordinate the entertainment aspect of a game in favor of a gambling interest, you have completely changed the nature of the sport." Campbell's views were similar to those expressed Wednesday, the first day of the hearings, by commissioners Pete Rozelle of the National Football League and Bowie Kuhn of professional baseball. Legal age is 18 Bassett TORONTO (CP) John F. Bassett, president of the World Hockey Association Toronto Toros, said Wednes- day that he will sign underage junior hockey players. He said after a meeting of the WHA owners in Las Vegas that under Canadian law anyone 18 years old has the right to earn a living. He said he would never agree to any contract with the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) that would prevent the WHA from signing 18-and 19-year-old players. "That is he said. "Eighteen is the legal age in Canada and no one can pre- vent a boy from making a liv- ing if he is good enough to play pro hockey." The CAHA has never had a contract with the WHA regarding the drafting of either underage players or graduating juniors. Its agreement with the Na- tional Hockey League has ex- pired and negotiations have been going on for some time with both leagues in an attempt to reach a new agreement. In reaction to Bassett's statement, CAHA president Jack Devine of Bellville, Ont., said: "NHL ard WHA representatives, along with with federal government of- ficials and the CAHA, have met and the understanding is the pros will not draft un- derage players (those under 20) in the future. "I have not heard he said. "Further meetings are planned with the pros. Other than that, I have no comment." Gordon Juckes, CAHA ex- ecutive director expressed surprise at the statement. "Many junior A hockey operators in Canada have been hurt badly by the loss of underage he said. "The pros seemed to unders- tand this, particularly Cana- dian teams. "WHA operators in the United States are worried about running into anti-trust laws in that country and have asked the Canadian govern- ment to make a statement about underage he said. Health Minister Marc La- londe, the federal minister re- sponsible for sport, has said the professional leagues should not sign underage players because it is detrimental to junior hockey. Bassett said the only way his club would refuse to sign underage players "is if the federal government changed the law." Bowling scores DOWNTOWN BOWLADROME MEN'S HIGH SINGLE Eusene McNeely 203; Roy Adachl 200; Ed Woodruff 200; Aral Silllto 200. MEN'S HIGH TRIPLE Qeo. Zarycki 559; John Lewis 557; Ed Woodruff 541; Tino Invite 539; Dick Shepherd 528; Arvil Sillito 528 SAFEWAY MIXED 10 PIN WOMEN'S HIGH SINGLE Shirley Earl 221: Darlene Smith 214; Belly Marshall 180. WOMEN'S HIGH TRIPLE Darlene Smith 553; Barb Scattergood 510; Shirley Earl 494 MEN'S HIGH SINGLE Bill Price 212; Tom Pratt 208; Gor- dle Welvchar 199. MEN'S HIGH TRIPLE Arvll Slllllo 550; Tom Pratt 534; Jack Miron 522. HOLIDAY UONOAY GOLDEN AGE Velma Miller 250 Minnie Petrle 231; Henry Grown 271; Ruby Oseen 299; Hilda Blanchl 241; Arvid Owen 269 Ted Ward 237; Kay Davison 245 Cyril Mlron 235; H. C. Brown 254; All Bell 295 COMMERCIAL MEtfS Ken King 310: Ellas Sawllla 304; Jim More 308 Sieve Pederson 305 Roy Cunningham 311 Bernle Baltay 346 Roy Smeed 328 Ku'rU 314 Jack Smeed 312 John Wtldman 296; Reg Arnold 293 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Bev Clark 304 Duane Hamabala 299 Robin Wheeldon 280 Jim Malcomson 294 Bob Olsrtaskl 282 Robert Slanko 275. Andy Valer 273 Wilma Valer 252 All Pedrini 267 John Lacey 290; Dianne Violin! 273 Ben While 263 HOLIDAY VILLAGE Lois Aucoln 299, Betty Fctir 253; Erma McSuire 254; Dena Smith 255; Irene Lyndc 251 Laurel Blasettl 270 Shirley Plontke 257 Pat Plomp 242 Maria Jokuty 238; Kathy Carpenter 234. VASA LODGE Nick Blanch! 249: Nick Zombori 258; Charlie Larler 245; Ann Aim 332: Ivy Norlln 254: Ruby Oseen 314 Bruce Park 245; Will Ness 241; Jim Arthur 272; Connie Renfrew 231. AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC Ivan Wills 263; Dick Wells 326; Larry Barton 259; Darrell Block 280; Alex Kowal 248; Lynet Qaelz 299. EAGLES John Frecka'273; Frank Qordi 285; Mary Noss 250 Kathy Ludwlg 274 Kathy Frecka 250; John Anderson 294; George Mrncnett 356 Carole. Homulos 342 Olga LaRoque 274; Joyce "Marsden 286 John Bosenfell 300 DAIRY QUEEN Grace Hill 263, Henna Matron 265 Kathy Carpenter 269 Maralyn Nice 278: Joan Gross 212; Margaret Prudhim 212; Pal McMillan 215; Eileen Carter 242; Marg Mclaughlin 314 Qailya 261 THINK NEVER CHANGE. DO THEY? increase the entertainment value of the adding that only time will tell if they will work. Toronto has been the site of the Grey Cup game 39 times while Montreal has been the host only once and that may be part of Montreal's argu- ment today when the league considers where to hold the 1976 game. Sam Berger, president of Montreal Alouettes, has been lobbying for the Grey Cup to be played in Montreal, argu- ing that his club, plagued by poor attendance, needs the Cup game to help generate fan interest. Short sport HALL REJOINS BLUES ST. LOUIS (AP) Glenn Hall, former National Hockey league goaltender, has signed with St. Louis Blues as a con- sultant to evaluate the team's defencemen and junior goalies in the forthcoming draft. Hall played with Chicago Black Hawks from 1957 to 1967, then joined the Blues, an NHL expansion club, and helped them make the Stanley Cup playoffs four times before retiring after the 1970-71 campaign. MILLER CONTRIBUTES SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Johnny Miller, professional golf's leading money winner, has contributed to San Francisco's Save Our School Sports fund, it was announced Thursday. Miller is a graduate of Lincoln high school bere. RAIDER COACH OAKLAND (AP) John Robinson, an assistant coach at the University of Southern California, was appointed to the Oakland Raiders' coaching staff Thursday and will work with the offensive backfield of the National Football League team. With the Raiders, he's replacing Paul Roach, who left to join Green Bay Packers as offen- sive co-ordinator. SADECKI SIGNED ST. LOUIS (AP) Left- handed pitcher Ray Sadecki has won his arbitration suit with St Louis Cardinals and will receive an estimated 000 for the 1975 National League baseball season. The Cards, who announced the decision this week, were re- ported to have offered Sadecki FATHER DIES VICTORIAVILLE, Que. (CP) Funeral services will be held here Sunday for Arthur Beliveau, father of long-time Montreal Canadiens all-star centre Jean Beliveau. Mr. Beliveau, 71, died in hospital of a heart attack ear- ly Thursday. He entered, hospital Wednesday night. 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