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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 7.1. 197? CITY CHAMPIONS Winston Churchill Griffins won ihe cily girl's high school basketball championship re- cenlly in a tournament with Calholic Central end LCI. Tha champs are, back, left to right, coach Glen Alexander, Jane Busowsky, Gail Blanchard, Susan Frier, Vicky Mandeville and Ursula Witzke, manager. Front, left la right, Sarah Francis, Brenda lazarik, Rhonda Mar tinuk, Pal Schandor, Jeanefte Toth, Alexandra Onyschuk. First shot fired WHA Face charges of million theh Scallen, Walters appear ready says DETROIT (AP) Tlie first -hot has iired in the so- far undeclared war between ;lir World Hockey Association --ii'd National Hockey League, u was a direct llil in To ruHo. Bcrnic Parent, the young .Manic Leaf goalie, acknowl- edged Tuesday he jump lo' Ihe fledgling WHA nest season for a guaranteed conlracl (hat will be prid even if his new team, Miami Screaming Eagles, or even the whole league never gets off the ground. "Anyone would be slupicl if he'd an oiier like this and turn il said Parent, who sat out Tomnto's 5-t loss aaain'-t nrtroit IU'd Wings nighl. my piv.-.cnl salary, if would I nice- mo in-lo years lo Ibe land of money I'm jzning In niake Miami, if ihis league doesn't get started, I'm going tn pet my monev and that's all I C5ro a'pout." HASN'T HEARD said he would finish (he currrnt Frason wilh the Maple Leafs ''if they want me.'' He said he bad not heard from anyone in the To- ronto organization bin. bad heard some o( (he comments they made. 'Harold Ballard president nf the Leafs said that it I'm going to make this much money in the WHA, he wasn't going lo interfere." Parent was drafted by Cal- gary of the WIIA but was not interested in playing there. Rights were transferred to Miami and Ihe deal was worked out by his lawyer, t...... i, More sport on page 14 ET v._. Howard Casper of Philadel- piiia. The contract with the Screaming Eagles covers five ynars. "By Ihe lime Ihe five- said Casper." he'll in1 a millionaire, or close lo il. "By the time he's 31, he'll never have to work another day unless he wants to." Parent is Ihe first player to jump from the established Is'HL to the new league. Steve Arnold, personnel director for Ihe WHA, indicated that more wouM follow hul raid he, hoped there would be no more announcements imtil the sea- son is over. "I hope there are no more immediate announcements of said Arnold. "Sign- West Castle hosts ski-off TV final sld off for tlic individual accomplishmcnl. The southern Alberta zone Nancy program begins each winlfr in Greene race program will he hale December or rarly Jamj- nm off this Sunday si West ary. Aclinn Castle. Six IcaTnf. (rom Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise and Pinci> er Creek, mil he competing for t.hc shield and trophies. Each team is made up of J3 young skiers, tun of must he girls, and no more than nine of which must be 11-14 years of age. Each loam Is a winner nl a southern Alberla race held since early January. The racers com- pete on a leara basis and gain poinli according to their plac- ing in a race. gels under way si a.m. with a second sel of races to .start at 1 p.m. Broncs lose 9-8 struggle Bellevue Buffaloes fired 56 shots al Fort Macleod Broncs netmiridcr and came away with a narrow 9-8 verdict In Foot- is in a ion.-. hills Hockey League action West Castle had Iwo teams, Tuesday evening, the youngest members being flic Buffs, who led 8-3 afler seven years of age. After five two periods of play, lost their regular goalie due to a game misconduct and played without races the Trail Blazers won by 3-2 margin and earned (he right to defend the champion- ship title they won last year in a ski off at Banff. The races are supervised by president William Wright, with parents and other interested parties sharing the duties officiating. Members of the West Castle learn include skiers from Leth- a goalie for some six minutes but [he Eroncs could not come up with the lying marker. In Tuesday's game Lloyd Pawluk SCOKX! four limes for the winners. Pinky MacDrmald and Andy Konno each added a pair while Chuck Daubois! ings shouldn't be announced prior to a player finishing the es is ling season." Arnold said the WHA has approached "a maximum of 10 players" among Ihnse drafted to form the new league. "I wouldn't want to sny how many have agreed Lo terms, but it is more than one. We've only contacted players of star quality so far." Clarence Campbell, presi- dent of the WTL, reacted an- grily to the signing, calling it "about what I would expect from a gmup of declared thieves." Campbell described Ihe signing as ''a form of blackmail." NHI, WILL FIGHT The NHI. toss f-iM his league would fight back. "You crm bo SUIT we 11 !rct our rights In Ihis kind of dogfight when people are Irving to steal our players." Campbell, speaking from his hotel room in Toronto, was asked if ha thought Parent's signing might trigger other defections of NHL players to the WHA. "We've learned plenty from basketball and bo said. "And we'll take advan- tage of what we've learned." Campbell dismissed (he question of whether fuliire WIfA signings by MIL play- ers will learl to merger talk. "Merger doesn't enter my mind.'' he said. ''That would be a benefit for Ihem, not for rounded out the scoring with a bridge, Claresholm rind Pin-1 single. Cher Creek. j Angelo Msuro scored twice The Nancy Greene program' for I lie Drones. Singles went lo is set up for fun racing and Bruce Cooper, Mike Hombcr- gives every child, regardless of I ger, Dennis Xcssman, Lurry] ability, an opportunity to Iry Bota, Doug Borthwick and Don racing without Ihe pressure of Mahnsky. CREATE Arnold, a lawyer who has re-presented pro hockey and football players in contract negotiations, said actions like Parent's crcale n bad image for the player wilh team and city be is about to leave. ''Let's lake the hypothetical case, say Bobby and of course that will never that he will sign with the W1LA. Can you imagine hou- tho tans and management winild treat him if lie an- nounced he had signed a con- tract with another VANCOUVER (CP) Tom Kc.illcn and Lyman Wallers, chief executives of Medical In- vestment Corp. of say Ihry're nil set lo appeal- in court in Vancouver lo answer charges that they .stoic mil- lion from Northwest S'ports En- lorpriso-s, owners of Vancouver of Iho National Hockey TJiree a game By IAN Cnnadiau Press Staff Writer Toronto, Montreal and Van- couver, the three Canadian teams in the National Hockey League, learned Tuesday niglit one game goes GO minutes. The result: Three losses. But while the established clubs, Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadicns, were blow- ing solid leads, the expansionist Canucks held their own with the rough and rugged Boston Bruins before losing 4-3. Doiroit Red Wings came from four goals down to nip Toronto 3-1 and New York Rangers ripped six third-period goals past Ken Dryden en route to a 7-3 win over Montreal. Tonight's action has the Leafs al home lo Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia Flyers visiting Ntw York, Boston at Oakland against California Golden Seals, Buffalo Sabres at Chicago Black Hawks and Los Angeles Kings entertaining St. Louis Blues. The Leafs, laboring under the I imfoU'ert future o[ their star coallonder, Bemie Parent, who was reported earlier in the day to have signed with Miami Screaming Eagles of the fledg- ling World Hockey Association, came on strong early in the game at Detroit. TAKE 4-0 LEAD The normally listless Toronto club forged a 4-0 lead, sup ported by the aggressiveness of ne'.vcomer Pierre Jarry and Paul Henderson's two goals. Jarry tangled with Dctroil's rugged Bill Collins at of the first period. Both players loolc minors and fighting ma- jors. A second-period donnyhrook involving Toronto's Norm U11- man and Jim Harrison, Detroit goaltcnder Al Smith aim team- mate Larry Johnston appar- ently took tie starch out of the Leafs. The Wings Tospoiiued with five straight goals, Nick Libetl's second of Uie gama and 22nd of the season at of the third period the winner. Centre Henry Boucha, signed Monday by 1he Wings and play- ing his first professional game after helping the United States Olympic team to 0 second place silver medal cl the Olympic (lames earlier in the monlh, scored "Detroit's first goal. HANGERS TItAILED The Hangers were behind 3 0 by Ihe mid-way point of the first period at Montreal, Canadiens centre Pete Mahovlieh scoring once on a pmtcr play and again with his team shorlhandcd. The Canadicns were still In command .'liter two periods. Then the roof Ml. .lean ftalcllc scored twice. Vie liadfield got his second of Ihe game, defence- men Brad Park and Jim Neil- son counted and t'etc Stemkow- ski prodiicrfl Ihe winner. Hanger d c f e n c e in a n Jim Dorey, involved in the straight player Irade that sent rookie Jarry to Toronlo last Sunday, got little opportunity to know and published a false prospectus. "We'll be tlirre whenever our lav.ycr arranges a dale." Wal- ters said in n telephone inter- vicw fioin Tuesday night "We will IK pleading not Norllnvcsl Spoils Enterprises. They were charged Tuesday on an information sworn by An- drew B. Campbell, an inveslign- lor for Iho British Columbia se- curities commission. No warrants have been is- sued, nor has a dale been sel Scallen is Ihe president and for a court appearance for the Wallers Ihe vice-president of I two in B.C. provincial court. his new team-mates in his first start in a New York uniform. He was crashed into the boards by Montreal dcfenceman Pierre Bouchard in Ihe second period and suffered a shoulder separation. Hatelle, who also assisted on Hadfield's second goal, now has 105 points and a tie for Uie NHL scoring lead with Boston's Phil Esposilo. ESPOSJTO SCORES 52XD The Bruin centre, who last year set records for goals (76) and points scored once, his 52nd of the year, at Vancou- ver as the visitors opened a 4-1 lead. But the battling Canucks re- sponded to the challenge and moments aflcr Esposito scored Boston's fourth goal m the sec- ond period, bedlam broke loose on the ice. Bobby Schmautz of Vancou- ver and Bruin defenceman Don Awrey triggered the fistic activ- ities. Echmautz was given B major, misconduct and game misconduct while Awrey cs cnped with a minor and major. Canucks Rosaire Paiement was given Ihe heave-ho earlier in tlie period. Boston's Mike Walton became the third player ejected from the game, al of the third period, for interfering in a fight Bruins trade BOSTON (AP) Boston Bruins announced today Uiey traded defenceman Kick Smith, right winger Reg Leach and a minor league player lo Califor- nia Golden Seals for defence- man Carol Vsdnais oral another player. Milt Schmidt, general man- ager o[ the Bruins, announced the National Hockey League trade, which also involves de- fenceman Bob Stewart ol Bruin's Oklahoma Gry club In the Central League, and centre Don O'Donoghue of Oakland's Baltimore affiliate in the Ameri- can Hockey League. The Brains said Vadnais will play for Boston against the Golden Seals at Oakland to- night. They said that Smith, Loach and possibly Stewart will be with tlie Golden Seals tonight. between Bruin goallcnder Gerry Checvers and Wayne Maki of Vancouver. BOSTON 4 VANCOUVER 3 First Period 1 Boitcm, McKeruic li (Bucyk, Esposilo) 2. Vancou- ver. A'.aki la Connelly) 3. Boston, bandc-rson 20 (Wesl- fall) SAVE 1207 3rtl AVENUE S., LETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-2828 lor R. Smilh 17M9. Third Period 7. Vancciive Ion Id (Connelly, Makl) 9.11. PE -Sanderson Guovremonl "1.AS, R Smilh Awrey Mnki and Cheevcrs major served by man Wallon game mlsconducr Shots on goal by Boston .............ID 10 Vancouver 15 10 13-38 NEW YORK 7 MOMTREtL 3 Firs! Period Monlrenl, Plena 3. Montreal, P- Mahovlich (Cojrnoycr, Lapointc) .1. (real, P. Mahovlieh 25 (F. Manoviich, Laperriere) 4. New York, Had- field 38 Rousseau) Savard Tardil! Larose Second Period No scoring. Pen- allies Dcak Selling IB 10 Third Penod-5. Mev, York. Rul-llf iGilberl, Park) o York. Par1'. T. NEVJ York. Slcm- (Tkaciuk, Fairbairn) York, 4 (MacGrrgrjr) 09; 9. New York, Rale'lo J5, New York. Hadfield 39 tFalr- barrn, Ralelle) Penally Mac- iregor 5hols on goal by lew York......... 17-K nonlreal I I B-II DETROIT 5 TORONTO A Firil Peririd 1. Toronto, Ketn U IB (WcKenny) Slacknouse, sittler Jflrrv LitKtl Jnrry, Colllni ml- ior, msior Second period derscn 19 (Trollier, Toronlo, SIIMcr 13 {Harrison, Glennlc) 5. Detroit, Boucha 1 (Redmond, Wall) 6. Dolroll, Llbell 22 (Dl- Penalties Ullman dou- ble minor, Harrison mfllor, Johnslon Henderson Third Period 7. Detroit. Collins >eriod 3. Hen- (Trollier, Ullman) IJISBi I. 11 (SmitHl B. Peni snoti en t Attendance 9. D" Tlic charges were placed under seclions 28n and of the Criminal Code of Cinncla. Each curries a maximum pen- ally of 10 years imprisonment or a line. LISTS CIlAIICiKS Tlio informalion claims that Scallen and Wallers "unlawfully did commit thefL of approxi- inalcly S3 million, tlie property of Nurllnvcsl on or aliuut Dec. 15, 1370. 11 also chnTgcs (.hat the two men "unlawfully did make, cir- culale or publish a prospectus ilalcil Nov. 13, 1970, Ihat they Icnew lo ho false in a material particular, wilh intent to induce members ol tVe public to be- c o m e shareholders in Isorthwcsl Sports." Tlic charge sairl the prospec- lus was circulated between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31, 1870. Wallers said he and Scallen prohahly would he in Vancouver loxvard Ihe end of next week. "There is no question that we will he said. "The cjucstion of a dale is to be worked out by our lawyer." Ecallen travelling and cou'.d not he reached. PUDLIC SUBSCniDED Crown counsel Hay Paris said In an interview Tuesday Uie charges agsinst Uie executive relate (o the affairs of North- west Sporls about the time of (he firm's December, 1970, un- in which the public subscribed for million in Northwest shares- and deben- tures. In April, 1'971, the B C. super- intendent of brokers, W. S. learned that 53.5 million had been transferred from the company's treasury to U.S. af- filiates o[ Medical Investment Corp. Mcdicor had previously pur- chased the majority block of shares in Northwest. No reference lo the transfer of Iimds "was made In the pros- pectus describing the public of- fering of Northwest shares. The ommission already ban resulted in a civil action against Northwest and its directors. British Columbia Industrialist Ben Ginler i- suing .Cor fraud or negligence m connection with the purchase by "Uncle Ben's Tartan Holdings Ltd. of in Northwest shares and deben- tures through the public offer- in p. Hockey League pres- ident Clarence Campbell said in Montreal Ihe charges laid Tues- day will not by themselves af- fect the Canucks' NHL fran- chise. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA JUNIOR VI L Cal. 31 11 Rfd Deer 11 15 Col. Cnnucki U 17 Lelnbridge 19 Edm. Lcofs 17 7J o. H 11 A Ph. 13i 67 160 58 NATIONAL LEAGUE East Divislo! :o 0 161 2B9 26 W L T F A Pli. 9 751 135 97 v-rk 39 11 10 Montreal ......11 1.1 17 foron'o 2 154 78 1TJ 3 172 59 Piitsburon Los AnnriO! LEADERS: 13 19 115 l 183 -17 l 195 45 S J.IO 29 A Pis. 7 53 105 5 60 10i R. Hull. C 3? M 75 F. Milhovlich, 30 39 UErlin, Bui 39 23 67 Park, NY IB U 67 Redmnnd, D 35 24 61 Slanfield, B 17 44 6} HOCKEY SCORES National DtMroit 5 Toronlo 1 New York 7 Montreal 3 Boston 4 Vancouver j American C'evnland 6 Bfll'imnre 2 Hershey 3 Cincinnali 3 ttuikcaafi 5 Columl-.u< i Tori Huron -1 Dr11. Moinei 3 Eastern 3 CmrKlle 1 Roanrjr-c Valley Si 1 Prairie Yorklcn Rnqlr.a 3 Western International Cranbrook rt 5 Was (cm Canada Saskaloon 3 Retina 1 Cdnionltn 9 3 Swilt Current J Calgary 3 Alberta 'Junior British Columbia Junior FOR BETTER DEALS ON GENERAL ALL GRIP TRACTOR ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPUTE TIRE SALES SERVICE 407 III Soulh W-6B9I5 337 4445 ;