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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Contract exceeds a year Fergie Jenkins gets his wish CHICAGO (AP) Cy Young winner Ferguson Jenkins, Chi- cago Cubs' most productive pitcher ID half a century, will be the highest salaried Cub player in history at in estimated for each of the next two aeaamf. who peaked a five- year string of 20 or more victo- ries with a 2W3 record last sea- son, ligned Monday a two-year pact announced officially "In excess of for each year. Lawyer Dave Scbalia, a mem- ber of Ferguson Jenkins Enter- prises, Ltd., said at a news con- ference that was "a good guest" for the new salary of the National League's win- nineest pitcher last season. Last year, outfielder Billy Wijliams became the first Cub player, signing a one-year contract at that price. The husky 6-foot-5 Jenkins, Archer smooth in victory fires five under-par 66 FttGIE SIGNS IN Chicago Cubi pitcher Ferguton Jenkint gives tign in Chicago Monday, after signing a two-year contract at a Hilary reported in of annually. who has won 20 or more games for the Cubt five tucceislve naioro, reached hit career high last season with 24 victories. Max Gibb joins LDS guest list In keeping with the tradition of honoring southern Alberta LDS sportsmen, Max Gibb has been named as the final head table guest for OK WS Father and Son Athletic Awards Ban- quet. 7 The banquet Is set for tMs Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Lett- bridge Community College. Besides Gibb, the bead table Includes two father and son combinations, Harold and Bry. an Mandevflle of rodeo and hoc- key players, Stan and Marty Colts win close one A pair of games ware run off In the Little Spud League over the weekend and Lethbridge managed one win as the Mid- get Colts edged Vauxhall Hell- cats 7-6. In the second encoun- ter the A.C.T. Bantam Heps were dropped 10-6 by the Taber Midget Reps. Baden Pilling and Bob Qufa- ell each scored twice for the Colts while singles went to Wendel Wandler, Barrel Nason and Ray Heathcoate. A total of 26 penalties were called in the game. Meanwhile Mike Boychuk, and Ron Moser each scored twice for the A.C.T. In their loss. Dave Jackson and Rick Collier notched singletons. Meanwhile Elks gained a split in a pair of ex- hibition games with Fernie over the weekend. Saturday night the host Fer- nie squad scored eight goals while they were short handed to paste the Elks 16-5. Sunday however, the Elks came up with a solid two way performance and skated away with an 8-6 verdict. Maxwell. Also included at the bead table will be featured speaker Clarence Robison; Larry Bowa and Eddie Ferem from the Philadelphia Phillies; Gerry Shaw of the Calgary Stampeders; former runner Jerome Platt and emcee Ron Low. Max Gibb holds eight GoMn Glove boxing titles, won be- tween 1957 end 1864 and in 1963 he was the United States ama- teur junior featherweight box- ing champion. Max is also active in horse show circles and his raqe horses have competed on many Alber- ta race tracks, He is currently Southern Al- berta Recreation Consultant for the Department of Youth and Culture and is one of the driv- ing forces behind the Southern Alberta Summer Games. Tickets for ttw year's ban- quet are apiece tod are available from Doug's MURK and Sports and Tlriftway Drugs. MAX GIBB LOG ANGELES (AP) "YOU know Tommy Aaron mused in characteristically thoughtful, fashion, "It's almost impDSBbte for George Archer to make a bogey." Tommy was standing in the fifth fairway while Archer was flailing away in the woods in their IB-bole playoff with Dave Hill for the title in the Glen Campbell-Lea Angeles open golf tournament. He was right. Archer, a six-foot-six former ranch hand from Gilroy, Calif., made a miracle par on the fifth, then clinched it all with a fan- tastic chip shot that saved par on the 17th hole and went on to a two-stroke victory in the fight for the first prize. Archer shot a five-under-par 66 in the playoff round wofle Aaron and Hill each had a 68 in the mild, tunny weather that bathed the Rancho Park golf course and the extra- day crowd of about who came out to see the three tour-, tested veterans. TAKE OVER fll.MO Aaron and Hill, each 34 and each a dozen or more years on (be pro tour, took home apiece from the total purse of In the traditional open- Ing event on the long pro tour. Archer and Hill both hit it stiff on the first bole and binlied, but George took the, lead when the slim, intense Hill i went over par 'the second hole, and Archer led the rest of the way. "I just didn't feel comfortable over a putt all said Hill, who barged into the playoff with a dramatic 30-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole id Sunday's final round. "1 had some chances, particu- larly on the 17th, but I got U Fr.. Cevirt LEGISLATION f FIREARMS FIWT AIP For furthtr Information wrlto lax 495, Itthbrtdfi bounced Moore around the ring with lightning combinations of setid left hooks and right leads. Moore, who was successful last week in keeping Daniels on the ropes, couldn't do it this time. "He was moving faster and punching Moore said. "He stayed off those ropes. He's getting himself up." Yancey Durham, Frazier's manager, indicated that he might be looking past the Dan- iels fight by saying the champi- on's next title defence would not be In New York or California. "I won't fight in New York as long as they have that state tax bite like it Durham said. "Tliis is not to say anything about their fight officials or anything like that, though." When asked to explain why he disapproved of California, he said only: Durham had a telegram which he sold was an offer to fight Jan. IBth for "Sure, I'd consider he said. "It wouldn't bo my job to publicize a fight in three days. But I think il might just be a conversation piece. If they up with the I'd b> Among the gals, Higa's was led by Phyl Harri- son with 320 and Pat Jarvie with 308 while Rae Menscji with 322 and a 755. triple by Mary Wishnevski paced B and E Ev Krauss' 342 and 822 topped Juniors with Ann Todd's 828 high in Speedys Dorothy Harrison paced Morning Coffee with 299 with Mary Morcom's 314 and 752 high in Martinizing Leaders in Green's were Eleanor Dorigatti with 328 and 755, Dena Smith 292 and a 740 triple by Marion Tolley Linda Kish led the Friendly League with 280 and 772 with Madeline Szekely tops in with 322 Carol Fujita paced JCCA with 287 while Vera Nicholls led Doug's with 287 and a fine 823 triple Eleanor Dorigatti with 296 in ACT, Brenda Pedersen with 741 in Young Adults and Jean Christie with 293 in Major Mixed were the week's other leaders. The granddaddy of all bowling rolloffs gets under way at Capri Sunday at 9 a.m. for the first leg of the Western Canada rolioffs and the city singles Bowlers will roll eight games Sunday and eight more the following1 Sunday with the total pinfall for 16 games deciding the 1972 singles championships, won last year by Gary Tunbridgi and Dianne Violini The high 50 per cent of the men and women compet- ing will advance to the southern zone final Jan. 7.9 and 30 in the final bid for berths on the southern team, and play in the Western Canada rolloffs in Sas- katoon at Easter. LOCAL CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OFFICE Requirei AUDIT and ACCOUNTING TECHNICIANS! Applicants will be required to enter Into a formal education program Including on the job training lead- Ing to certification as accounting and auditing ciani. APPLY TO POX 4, HERALD Giving All Information Minimum tducatlftn Rtqulrtd It Oradt Eltvin from Chatham, Out., dodged questions of bow much over his new contract prov- ided. 'Let the second-guessers quote whatever they said Jenkins. John Holland, Oub vice-presi- dent, said it is against club pel- Icy to disclose salary figures, but pointed out that Jenkins's salary will be paid to Fergy's manaane erouD. "They' will handle all tus said Holland. The syndicate includes an- other lawyer, Larry Sazan, and Jerry Patterson, who has han- dled business for hockey add baseball players biased in Can- ada. Jenkins's group plans fti and books featuring Jenkins. The towering Oub right-han- der, thwarted In a bid for a .contract prior to the 1970 season, had a lot going for him and insisted on that salary level this year. MARES TOPS Last season, Jenkins led me National League in complete games (30) innings pitched tied for most starts and was No. 2 in strikeouts with 263. He was the first Oub pitcher to win 20 or more games for five successive seasons since Mprdecai Brown did it from 1906 through 1811. Can Jenkins win 30 games? "It's not inconceivable for several pitchers, but you have to be very lucky and get a lot of said Jenkins. "I've still got written on a piece of paper that I lost five games by one run in 1968. "I'm not setting any goals yet for 1972. I just hope I can stay healthy and do the club as much good as I can." Next season, Jenkins will 'be striving to match the mark of six 20-plus victory seasons set by Robin Roberts, 1950-55, with Philadelphia Phillies. 11. ItTl TW IfTHMIDM MRAI0 J WM CwriM IMwl SU ti KEEPING YOUR GOGGLES DRY uualhT fef w became of difference in our tern- andklgk kunMJlf..Tbe-i conditions can often ivoided If yon reman your gogglei when you are hiking or Wrting. hard, beiMM actually sUing down the hill. You must du make ran that jwr gofflei are completely dry after yon had a faH Altar a ifrenuotu run remove your goggles u rpu ride up lift ml pat item on again only when your f sea las cooled down. K you find that you have small, foggy latchei on your foffUa. ckeck to ice that the lensei arc lean. If the (Offtai art itghtly foggy at the start of the ran. old them t to 4 inchei from your face for the fifty feet don be till, Thii tbrald renovt wry foggy Sports sessions at Hardieville Hardicville School will be the scene of a youth sports pro- gram for the remainder of the winter and early spring. The program offers basket- rail, volleyball, archery, floor hockey, table tennis and other sports. Ttae boys wSl have two hour sessions Wednesday evenings Tom to and two Satur- days, afternoons from 2-4 and mornings from 10-12 noon. The Sals will have Monday nights o themselves from 7-10. Kodiaks receive solid setback It was sweet revenge for the University of lethbridge Prong- tnms as they bounced the Leth- irldge Community College Ko- disks 81-65 ia exhibition basket- ball action this weekend. The Prongaoms, who bad suf- fered an 88-77 setback to the Kodiaks in tue Christum tour- ney a few weeks ago, came out in full force to drub the high- flying Kodiaks. The Kodiaks, who are strict- ly playing on an exhibition schedule this season, have won more than they nave ost on their home court. Saturday night, fee Kodiaks were a little stale and coukm't seem to find the range while on the other band, the prong- mis up with one of their beet performapoM all sea- Hi. The Prongnoms finished the exhibition encounter shooting 47 per cent from the field 69 cent from the foul line while he Kodiaks mustered up a 33 ler cent average from the field ind 60 per cent from the free hrow line. Both dubs managed to pick- off 41 rebounds apiece while in urn overs, the Kodiaks gave up the ball on 23 occasions while the Pnmgboms Buscued 22 times. Don Hamilton led the Prong- horns' attack with 26 points while Clark Sloan hammered the backboards for 20 points. Bill MagierowsM chipped in with 14 points and Doug Kempt added five points to his 14 big rebounds. Curt Wolsey hooped 18 points for the Kodiaks, who trailed 44- 25 at half time while Alex Dudas and Gary Williams man- aged 13 points apiece. The Pronghorns will Eee ac- tion again this Wednesday night when they host the Mount Roy- al College Cougars from Cal- gary >at 8 p.m. at the Civic Sports Centre. Darts Pts G. Lazaruk, Miners 45 Onofrychuk, Miners 42 P. Lazaruk, Miners............ 40 ANAF.............. 38 James, Miners................ 38 Myers, Miners................ as Fritz, Legion................. Wyroslok, Miners.............. 30 Young, Legion................ 29 Kowal, ANAF................ 25 Rusffne, ANAF............... 22 Podedworny, Mlntn......... If Next gamps, ANAF Wednesday tyj. nlng at eight. NbuVe miles-ahead with front-end offer ALIGNMENT 2. FRONT WHEEL BALANCE 3. BRAKE ADJUSTMENT FRONT WHEEL OUTER BEARING REPACK At these Firestone Stores... Corner 3 Ave. and 8th St. S. Phone 327-8548 ;