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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 22, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, February 22, 1875 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 Bucks not making very much headway THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Milwaukee Bucks, who forc- ed Boston Celtics to a seventh game before losing the National Basketball Associa- tion championship last year, know what they have to do. "The fact that we are 8Vz games behind the Bulls does not put us out of the said Milwaukee coach Larry Costello. "We've still got nearly 10 games with members of our Midwest Division, and if we can't win those games then we can only blame ourselves." But the Bucks took another step backwards Friday night, Bench marries model CINCINNATI (AP) Cincinnati Reds' catcher Johnny Bench and blonde model Vickie Chesser were married Friday night in Cincinnati. Nearly persons crammed into Christ Episcopal Church for the ceremony while another 300 spectators lined the sidewalk for a glimpse of the wedding party. Sports figures and entertainers were among the guests. The whirlwind romance which cap- tivated baseball-mad Cincinnati, began at Christmas when Bench invited the former beau- ty queen to meet him in Las Vegas. "A lot of people thought I'd never get Bench said, "and they said the same thing about her. I guess we're just a couple of castoffs getting together." Bob Hope, Bobby Goldsboro and Jonathan Winters were on the in- vitation list for the gala reception. 'Hat rink wins 16-0 CALGARY (CP) Paul Gowsell of Calgary drew the four-foot ring with his last rock in an extra end to defeat Mark Johnson of Jasper Place, 8-7 in the first round of the Alberta High School Curl- ing Championship Friday. Other winners in the six- rink, round-robin competition were Rob Williams of Ed- monton and Robin Herrman of Medicine Hat. Williams defeated Danny dough of Valleyview, 5-3 while Herrman whitewashed Jack Garnett of Fort St. John, B.C., 16-0 in eight ends. YVONNE NEILSON will devote every Thurs. from p.m. to Men's Hair- slyling at LAKEVIEW BEAUTY SALON 2638 S. Parkside Or. Phone 327-4043 losing to Chicago Bulls 96-85. It was the first time the Bulls, Midwest Division leaders, had toppled Milwaukee this season after four losses. "This means we should win our Chicago coach Dick Motta said. "I realize Milwaukee has to play rookies in its back court, but they still have the greatest player in the game and can go to him any time they want to, so they're still a threat." The Bucks went to their big centre, Kareem Abdul- Jabbar, but he could only score 20 points against Chicago's Nate Thurmond. LOVE LEADS CHICAGO Bob Love pumped in 29 points to lead Chicago, while Gary Brokaw matched Abdul- Jabbar's 20-point output for Milwaukee. In other NBA games Friday, New Orleans Jazz defeated Phoenix 98-96, Washington beat Detroit 121- 96, Buffalo beat Portland 116- 106, Houston defeated Philadelphia, 103-85, Golden State defeated Los Angeles 105-93 and Seattle edged Atlanta 110-108. In the. only American Basketball Association game, San Diego nipped Kentucky 110-108. Centre Mel Counts' two free throws with six seconds left in the game lifted New Orleans to its victory over Phoenix. It was the fifth straight victory for New Orleans and the eighth in 11 games as the ex- pansion club lifted its season record to 13-45. Guards Phil Chenier and Kevin Porter helped the Washington Bullets hand Detroit its seventh straight loss and its llth defeat in the last 12 games. Chenier finish- ed with 30 points and Porter added 20. A 35-point performance by Bob McAdoo and a 19-2 spurt late in the first period by Buf- falo gave the Braves an easy victory over Portland. Douglass has lead LOS ANGELES (AP) Wind, cold and hard greens left a number of golfers in dis- gust Friday while Dale Douglass slipped into the lead after the second round of the Glen Campbell-Los Angeles open golf tournament. Douglass had one of only two sub-par rounds of the 69 that gave him a three-stroke lead over Tom 'Watson, Tom Kite and Vic Regalado. "That's the best I've played in a long said Douglass, who had a two- round total of 137, five-under- par on the Riviera Country Club course. Kite had a 69, Regalado 71, and Watson 73. Gene Littler and Pat Fitz- Simons followed at 141. Littler had a 72 and FitzSimons 71. Tom Weiskopf managed a 75 in the winds that gusted to 40 miles an hour but was among the leaders at 143. Johnny Mil- ler, a three-time winner and the sensation of the tour this year, had a 73 and was eight shots out of the lead at 145. DON KIRKHAM INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. DOUG BOYER Sales Representative I Continues to Serve Southern 3O8 9th St. S. 328-1228 FINLEY, LEFT, JACKSON SIMPLY SMILE AT EACH OTHER Broncos end road trip in 'Hat Sunday Home teams ruled WCHL roost By THE CANADIAN PRESS Home teams were the win- ners Friday in the Western Canada Hockey League as New Westminster Bruins blanked Saskatoon Blades 4-0, Regina Pats defeated Lethbridge Broncos 6-3 and Winnipeg Clubs edged Kamloops Chiefs 3-2. In Winnipeg, the Clubs, who took a.1-0 first period lead, but were tied 1-1 after two, got goals from Kelly Greenbank, his 40th of the year, Bruce Hudson and Daryl Sutton. Scoring for the Chiefs were Reg Kerr and Mai Zingef. The win before fans was Winnipeg's third in a row and sixth in' the last seven games. Referee Ron McKenzie of Winnipeg handed out seven penalties with Kamloops tak- ing three minors and one mis- conduct. In New Westminster, Bruins' goalie Gord Laxton and some timely defensive play made the difference. Laxton stopped 22 shots to post his second shutout of the week. The Bruins dominated first-period play with heavy hitting and defensive play, but did not score until of the second period when Buzz Fleck picked up a deflection. Mike Sleep scored at of the period and New West- minster led 2-0 after the se- cond frame. In the third period, Brian Shmyr and Fred Berry scored at and to wrap up the scoring. The Bruins, playing a man short during part of the last half of the period, had little problem controlling the Saskatoon come-back attempt. Saskatoon netminder Bill Olefehuck kicked away -21 shots and could not be faulted on the goals as Saskatoon's defence broke down a number of times. In Regina, the Pats' win broke a five-game losing streak and was only their six- th in 23 games. Jim Minor led the attack with two goals, his second of the night coming at of the third period after Lethbridge had pulled goaltender Rollie Boutin in favor of an extra attacker, Dave Faulkner, Al Dumba, Les Grauer and Ken Burdon added other goals for the Pats, who held period leads of 3-0 and 4-1. Jerry Bancks, Gary Wagner and Les Crozier replied for the Broncos, in second place in the eastern division, five points ahead of Regina and Brandon. The Pats took two of three minor penalties and the teams ANDY CAPP split two majors in the clean- ly-played contest. Boutin fac- ed 32 Regina shots and Ed Stanioski of the Pats 26. Saskatoon's loss made little difference to eastern division standings. The Pats continue to hold down first place with 69 points, 15 more than Leth- bridge. In the western division, Vic- toria Cougars have 80 points, eight more than second-place Medicine Hat Tigers. Kamloops is third with 67 points and New Westminster is fourth with 64. Edmonton Oil Kings are fifth with 58 and Calgary Centennials are last with 28. In league action tonight, Saskatoon visits Victoria, Edmonton is host to Calgary and Brandon travels to Flin Flon to play the Bombers. In Shupe fined SASKATOON (CP) Medicine Hat Tiger coach Jack Shupe has been fined for accosting game of- ficials as they were leaving the ice following the Tigers' 9- 6 loss to Victoria Cougars in Victoria last Tuesday, the Western Canada Hockey League announced Friday. ottmon INTERNATIONAL U.S. and Canada COAST TO COAST PREVENT TRANSMISSION TROUBLE with a Guarantr- Mechanical Fanur Months or Miles Tisl Drain (Will Fluid Rrntn PM Viiwl IniHCtion XtfM 4 Uidiiit New Cltn Sump It Scrten Condition Permitting (IIARfJI'X 329-3242 13113th Stratt North Includes NEW FLUID REGINA 6 LETHBRIDGE 3 First Period: 1. Regina. Faulkner (Mirror. Harazny) 2. Regina. Dumba (Grayer) 3. Regina, Grauer (Dumba. Hammond) Penalties Smith L Wirachowsky R Second Period: 4. Lethbridge, Bancks (Smilh) 5. Regina. Burdon (G. Minor) Penalties Sutler L. Wirachowsky R (Majors) Third Period: 6. Lethbridge. Wagner (Crozier. Bancks) 7. Regina. J. Minor (Harazny. Faulkner) 8. Lethbridge, Crozier (Bancks) 9. Regina. J. Minor (Tudor. Faulkner) Penalty Q. Minor R Shott on goal by Lethbridge 8 6 Regina 10 10 Goal: Boutin. Lethbridge; Stanlowski, Regina. Attendance: 1.492. NEW WEST 4 StSKATOON I) Firil Porlod: No scoring. Penalties Smith S, Pachal NW Maxwell NW Hamilton S Sleep NW Saskatoon Bench (served by Hamilton) Second' Ptriod: 1. New West- minster. Fleck (Maxwell, Shlnske) 2. New Westminster, Sleep (Beck. Fleck) Penalty Berry NW Third Pnlod: 3. New Westminster. Shmyr (Secord) 4. New West- minster, Berry (Phillipoff. Hochsletler) Penalties Cameron NW Beck NW on got! by Saskatoon 7 7 New Westminster 10 6 Goal: Oleschuk, Saskatoon; Lax- ton. New Westminster. Attendance: 1.881. WINNIPEG 3 KAMLOOPS 2 First Parfod: 1. Winnipeg. Hudson (Brydges) Penalties Rollins Hathaway K Second 2. Kamloops. Kerr (Melrose) Penalties Dyer K Rollins W MacDonald K Third Period: 3. Winnipeg. Green- bank (McCarthy, Lash) 4. Win- nipeg. Sutton (Brydges, Meagher) 5. Kamloops, zlnger (Qassofl) Penalties D. Ferner K (misconduct) Blumenschein W Shott on eotl by Kamloops 8 10 Winnipeg 7 9 Goal: Earp K, McHleken W. Attendance: IF YOU THINK TAKIN1 YOUR SPECS OFF MAKES YOU LOOK ANY MORE ATTRACTIVE-' I ONLY TAKE 'EM OFF ATTRACTIVE play Sunday, Kamloops is at Regina, Saskatoon visits New Westminster, Flin Flon is host to Brandon and Lethbridge travels to Medicine Hat. Bears edge Dinosaurs in overtime By THE CANADIAN PRESS University of British Columbia Thunderbirds kept their playoff hopes alive while the UBC Thunderettes clinch- ed the women's title Friday night in Canada West Inter- collegiate Basketball action. The Thunderbirds squelch- ed University of Saskatchewan Huskies 84-67 and the Thunderettes beat the Huskiettes 58-43. In other Canada West basketball games, University of Alberta Golden Bears took a 65-61 overtime call over University of Calgary Dinosaurs, and Alberta's Pan- das pounced on the Dinnies 78- 56. Steve Pettifer collected 22 points to spark UBC's men's team, and Blake Iverson add- ed 16. Paul Jacoby led the way with 20 points for the Huskies. Carol Turney scored 21 points to pace the Thunderettes to their 18th win in 19 games. Louise Zerbe added 11 points for the winners, while Karen Kusler led the Huskiettes with 19. A five-minute overtime period resulted in Calgary when a last minute basket by the Dinosaurs was 'disallowed With the score tied at 56-56. Jackson, Finley exchange smiles By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Reggie Jackson and Charles 0. Finley got together Friday, but only, to pose for photographers. "We might as well give 'em a handshake and a Jackson said. It's probably the only thing the Oakland A's slugging outfielder and the owner of the American League's three-time World Series baseball champions have been together on in the last few years. Their latest difference of opinion, over Jackson's bid for a salary increase, was to be settled in Los Angeles today. The decision was expected from William Simkim of Tucson, Ariz., who heard both sides' presentations at the arbitration hearings. The presentations differed by Another case to be decided today was that of Ralph Garr of Atlanta Braves. Jackson got a favorable verdict in his arbitration duel a year ago, after he'd been chosen Most Valuable Player in the 1973 World Series. That ruling brought him a 1974 salary of Finley offered him a increase to this year. Jackson demanded more, to GOAL NOT MODEST Garr was in New York looking for a whopping increase of almost A year ago he received Then, in 1974, he was the National League's batting champion with a .353 average, a solid 32 points higher than his nearest challenger. He also led the Braves in most, offensive departments. For that, the Braves felt he deserved a raise to Garr thinks he's worth about Garr's hearing was before arbiter Eric Schrnertz. Three other players had their arbitration cases settl- ed Friday. the cases of Boston Red Sox outfielder Bernie Carbo and pitcher Bert BIyleven of Minnesota Twins, the clubs won both. Ron Cey, Los Angeles Dodgers' third baseman, won his. Elsewhere, pitcher Diego Segui agreed to terms with the Red Sox, outfielders Merv Retlenmund and Tom Spencer signed with Cincinnati Reds and Tim Hosley signed with Chicago Cubs. Montreal hosts 1976 Grey Cup TORONTO (CP) The Canadian Football League ended its 1975 annual meeting Friday by awarding the 1976 Grey Cup to Toronto the 40th time this city will hold the Canadian final. Toronto's bid won' over an impressive presentation by Gerry Snyder, representing the City of Montreal. As a result, the CFL has offered Montreal the 1977 Grey Cup. "The league wants to play the final in Montreal in said Gaudaur. "That's going to be the greatest stadium in the world when it's completed a Miami in Montreal. SOUTHERN ALTA. JUVENILE LEAGUE HOCKfT SUNDAY, FEB. 23RD- 2P.M. HENDERSON ICE CENTRE Leth. Midget Elks Brooks Juveniles Adults Students Children CALGARY, ALBERTA SEMI-PRIVATE GOLF AND CURLING CLUB Requires a pro-manager, this is a beautiful 18 hole, semi-private club with 260 members. The club puts through green fee players per season. There is ample bag storage and club cleaning facilities. The club requires a keen worker who has had some management experience. Also required is an experienced Greens Keeper, Ice-Man, who would maintain the Curling Club Ice during the Winter season. Very attractive salaries are offered for both positions. Resumes will be accepted up to March 17, 1975. Contact: BOARD OF DIRECTORS 3833 7th.St. S.W. Calgary, Alberta T2T 2Y4 Salesman of Hie Month Mr. Lyndon Foster, General Sales Manager of Ounlop Ford, Is pleased to announce that Keith Chllton Is the Dunlop Ford Salesman for the month of January. Keith is to be con- gratulated lor his fine efforts in at- taining this prestigious achieve- ment in the sale of "Better Ideas" quality new cars and trucks. Keith extends his thanks to all who helped make this achievement possible. DUIMLOP Conwt IMh Aft. 1 M.M. Drin We Have the Machines and Parts to Complete All Phases of Engine Rebuilding or Repairing! Crankshaft regrinding Cylinder boring Magna fluxing Cylinder head remanufacturing Micro welding "Authorized Wisconsin Dealer CUSTOM ENGINE PARTS LTD. NMM ;