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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 18, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Vine suffer losses While nine quartets advanced to the A section of the 1974 Southern Alberta District 2 men's British Consol playdowns, nine others began an uphill climb. For three of the nine rinks who suffered setbacks, it will be all over this evening at the conclusion of the 5:30 draw. Eighteen rinks in all, 15 from Lethbridge, opened play in the four-day event Thursday night at the Lethbridge Curling Club. In Thursday's first round of play Enso Baceda belted Dave Forry 11-6 in a battle of club-mates. Gerry Coyne of the host club dropped a 9-4 verdict to Lethbridge's Don Hipfner while Cliff Forry got past a stubborn Tom Fukami of Picture Butte 9-8 in an extra end. Bob Sapsford of Lethbridge had little trouble with Glen Turner of Barons as he chalked up an 11-6 triumph. Lloyd Kanewischer of Lethbridge downed Don Tillotson, also of the city 10-6 while Bill Kar-bashewski of the city registered the same score in bouncing Clarke Greene of Lethbridge. In what could be called the only upset of the evening Garth Pilling of Lethbridge got past Lawrence Lennon 9-7 while Scott Henderson edged Roy Cleland 7-5 and John Barron of Picture Butte scored ai narrow 11-10 win over Lyle Davis. Henderson, Cleland and Davis are all of Lethbridge. In tonight's action in section "A" Kanewischer meets Kar-bashewski, Pilling takes on Baceda, Henderson is matched with Barron and Cliff Forry battles Hipfner. On the "B" side of the ledger Davis will try to stay alive in a match with Cleland, Lennon takes on Dave Forry and Tillotson plays Greene. For losers in section "B" tonight, it is all over. The winners will advance against the losers from section "A". Draws continues Saturday and Sunday. Oiler chief will return HOUSTON (AP) - Houston. Oiler general manager Sid Gillman, who said at the end of the season he had coached his last game, announced Thursday he had changed his mind and would return as field general of the National Football League club in 1974. "I've told you before from time to time that I wasn't going to do it," Gillman told a news conference, "but I've changed my mind." Gillman said one reason for the turnabout was a petition from a group of Oilers asking him to remain as coach. Friday, January IS, 1974 - THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD -11 Ali-Frazier in shape? may face extra rounds  'I :%1 ' Hard work paid off With front men Steve Gillies, left, and Red Irvine Henderson won his first game, along on the brooms, Scott Henderson of Lethbridge ex- other rinks, by a 7-5 count over Roy ecutes a shot Thursday night in the opening round Lethbridge. of the District 2 men's British Consol playdowns. with eight Cleland of A rookie at 45, he still knows how to score You won't get rid of Gordie By GERRY SUTTON Canadian Press Staff Writer Some oldtimers never fade away. Gordie Howe, who played 25 years in the National Hockey League and is in his first season with the World Hockey Association, is an excellent example. So are Ralph Backstrom and playing-coach Pat Stapleton, both of Chicago Cougars, although they might be considered youngsters, when comparing them with' Howe. Howe, 45-year-old right winger, playing on the same line with his 18-year-old son Mark and. 25-year-old Jim Sherritt, scored his 800th regular-season goal Thursday night to help Houston Aeros defeat Vancouver Blazers 7-4. In the other WHA game, the 37-year-old Backstrom scored twice and Stapleton, 33, got a goal and two assists in leading the Cougars to a 5-2 triumph over New England Whalers. Howe, who scored 786 goals in league play and 67 in playoffs for the NHL Detroit Red Wings, increased his over-all career total to 867, best in pro hockey. He signed a reported four-year, million-dollar contract with the Aeros, while Mark and his other son - 19-year-old Marty, who plays defence - inked pacts for $100,000 apiece for four years. Howe, still the holder of numerous NHL records, has 1,304 points including 1,157, assists in his career. His last season as a player was in 1970-71 before he joined the Wings as an executive. W SHOOTERS SCOREBOARD ...PLAINSMAN SPORTS COMPETITIVE SHOOTING Competitive shooting Is one of the oldest sports known to man. Since the Invention of the guns, man strlved to hit his target. Whether they were competing against themselves or with another it was always trying to achieve the ultimatel In the past the rifle was a way of life. I need not mention there Is much less game today. So, as a result, some of us are tucldng our rifles away and abandoning the sport. I can not stress enough, "DON'T DO IT!" Now we are In the day of target shooting, with the best equipment available. Now, most guns will outshoot the shooter himself. Thus, he must try to outshoot himself. Most of us do not realize just how fortunate we are, to drive from anywhere in Lethbridge and in only a few short minutes you're at the rifle range. Besides, why not make use and support the clubs? They are there for you, so why not take advantage of them? My personal sport Is competitive rifle shooting and I enjoy every minute of it! Don't let competition scare you! It did me at the beginning, but once I became brave enough and attended the first shoot, I was certainly sorry I let two years of this fantastic sport slip byl Why? For the simple reason I had thought you had to be a winner to competel But, I can assure you that's not the attitude to take! You have to start somewhere! So if you've tucked your gun away, brush off the dust, and come down to the range. Site In for dead on 150 yards. At this range you are able to enter at-least four events. At the same time, site In your 22 rifle and . sign up for those events also. Don't let It bother you when you see the top shooters with their special rifles. Just keep In mind, they too started at the same place you are! They made It up there, so why can't you? Just think, with enough practice you may be better! There is a place for everyone in this game, so don't hang up that gun as an ornament or dust collector because you are fed up of driving for days and not pettinp a shot! There are more uses for those guns than just putting meat on the table. I feel competition shooting Is much more fun. So let's see you practicing, and come to a shoot. After your first shoot, I know you'll admit to yourself that you've had the most Interesting, fun filling day of your life. Be sure to drop Into the store and we will try our utmcst to help In any way we can! RICK. PliiRSIIAR SPOBTS ifl WESTERN CANADA'S LEADING SUPPLIER OF QUALITY FIREARMS, TARGET EQUIPMENT, RELOADING SUPPLIES, LIGHTWEIGHT CAMPING AND ALPINE GEAR. COMPLETE GUNSMITHING SERVICE.  KEN K0TKA8  RICK KUCHERAN  BOB HOBBS  ART BOURNE 329-7th St. 8. (Qunamlth) GORDIE HOWE Success ended quickly POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Success seemed certain for Duane Doel in 1970 when University of Florida football coach poug Dickey called him his No. 1 fullback. A newspaper voted him Broward County's Athlete of the Year in 1969 when he played at Plantation High School near Fort Lauderdale. He passed up a chance to play professional baseball to attend university on a football scholarship. Doel died this week in the crash of an airplane loaded with an estimated two tons of marijuana. He was 23. When he decided to go to university, Doel said: "One night,. you've got everything-all the doors are open. The next, your choices are right there and you have to decide, and there's not much time." His high school coach, Bob Gillette, said he thinks Doel must have come into contact with drugs at university. "I'm having to assume an awful lot, but the idea of big money and easy money draws a lot of people into it," Gillette said. Doel left the university in 1971 after losing his scholarship for poor grades. He enrolled at Santa Fe Junior College to become eligible to play again, but coaches at the university never heard from him. Police identified him as one of three men who died Monday in the crash. The others were pilot James Ryan Tennant, 30, of Gainesville, Fla., and Stephen Douglas Musus, 23, a University of Florida senior from Boca Raton, Fla. John Doel, a trucking company operator, said his son told him he was working for a Bahamian fishing company which flew fish to New York City twice a month. The crash is being investigated by federal narcotics and aviation authorities. Gordie also assisted on two goals by son Mark, his 20th and 21st of the season, as the Aeros won their fifth straight and increased their first-place lead in the West Division to six points over Edmonton Oilers and Winnipeg Jets. Father Howe now has 57 points this season - 14 goals and 43 assists - for fourth place in the scoring race. He wound up with 52 points in his last season with the Wings. Gordie got his 800th goal at 5:46 of the first period to give the Aeros a 1-0 lead. Don Burgess - his first of two - and Ed Hatoum scoried to put the Blazers ahead but Mark Howe's goal at 16:18 tied the count before Bryan Campbell made it 3-2 for Vancouver at 19:29, The Aeros scored two unanswered goals in the second period and outscored the Blazers 3-1 in the final 20 minutes for their 24th win in 41 games. Larry Lund also fired two goals for the Aeros with John Schella, Andre Hinse and Sherritt getting the others before 3,247 Houston fans. The Cougars, leading 2-1 after the first period, scored three unanswered goals in the second and on the way to their 18th win of the season. The victory gave the fifth-place Cougars 39 points, four behind Quebec Nordiques in the East Division. The Whalers still lead the race with 52 points, four more than Toronto Toros. Backstrom, who spent 16 seasons in the NHL with Montreal Canadiens, Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Black Hawks, scored twice in the second period to give him Soccer players innocent ATHENS (AP) - The Greek government said Thursday an inquiry has proved none of its soccer players or team officials were bribed in the controversial 4-2 loss to the Yugoslav national team Dec. 19. The win kept alive Yugoslavia's hopes of qualifying for the final round of the World Cup. The Yugoslavs meet Spain in a playoff Feb. 13 in West Germany. The Greek government announced after the match it had named a five-member committee to investigate the team's poor performance and reports of bribery. "The findings of the committee showed that there was no specific responsibility that could be placed on any player, -official or other person," the statement said. "The findings proved that all players tried to win with all their powers, but they were faced with a superior and well-prepared opponent." The Greek government said the International Soccer Federation (FIFA) had demanded it be informed of the result 'of the inquiry. 17 goals in his first WHA campaign. Stapleton, a 10-year NHL veteran on defence for the Hawks and Boston Bruins, got his fifth goal of the year in the first period. He also assisted on a goal by Duke Harris and one by Backstrom to raise his points total to 32, including 27 assists. Rick Morris scored the other Chicago goal, while Tim Sheehy and Tom Webster, his 27th, replied for the Whalers before 4,174 fans in Boston. NEW YORK (AP) - Plans for a decisive extra round in case of a draw were announced Thursday for the return bout at Madison Square Garden Jan. 28 between former heavyweight champions Muhammad All and Joe Frazier. "We are making the request to Ed Dooley, head of the New York State Athletic Commission," said John Condon, representing the Garden. "If the fight is a draw after 12 rounds, we are asking that a 13th round be fought to determine a winner-or as many rounds as necessary." The statement was made at a luncheon for the two title contenders. Frazier won the first meeting when both went into the ring with unbeaten records. The two fighters used the luncheon to verbally square off and even sheds their jackets, pretending they were prepared to settle the issue right there. John Condon, Garden publicist, announced the fight is already a 20,000 sellout with a $1 million live gate. Bob Arum, head of Top Rank, Inc., co-sponsor of the bout, said the fight will be Taber Pats drop Sons The Palace Pats rifled in four goals in the second period and skated to a 6-3 victory over the Lethbridge Native Sons in a Central Alberta Junior Hockey League game staged in Taber Wednesday night. The two clubs had battled to a scoreless first period but the hosts out-scored the Sons 4-1 in the middle frame to earn the win. Neil Goruk led the Pats' attack with a hat-trick while singles went to Mark Fritz, Ian Cole and Don Renner. Glen Scheibner, Piero Lavorato and Gary Craik replied for the Sons. Stacy Marriott turned aside 32 shots in the Pats' nets while John McLaughlin kicked out 36 for Lethbridge. shown in every part of the world and will "be seen by one bilUon people." The first battle between the two fighters, March 8, 1971, was reported to have grossed 120 million, with each fighter receiving ^.5 million. Frazier won a 15-round decision but took a considerable beating in the process. All suffered a broken jaw. Frazier subsequently lost his title early last year to George Foreman. Ali lost to Ken Norton last March but came back in September to redeem the defeat. "I hope you got your jaw wired this time," said Frazier. "My jaw's okay," replied Ali. "I got to make this fight quick because of the energy crisis." Thursday was All's 32nd birthday while Frazier turned 30 last Saturday. Bowling scores CAPRI BOWL TUE8. MORN. COFFEE Ruth Laurie 2SS, Sheila Robatzek 249, Lorraine Mickey 230, Karen Taylor 233, Irene Lee 217, Marilyn Bergman 212, Marllynn Heaton 215, Valentine Gartke 206, Mae Popma 210, Elsie Bogden 205. JUNIORS SHOP Hertha Matson 264 (700). Sydney Ripley 277, Alma Tolley 264 (664), Dorothy Sorensen 266 (682), Marge Koole 260, Carole Sachkiw 260, Pat Harding 254, Ev Krauss 255 (650), Margaret Welland 257. GORDIES MEN Ron Gretringer 328 (744), Ryo Nagata 290 (774), Francis Hlga 286, Jack Smeed 296 (817), Morgan-Sparks 359 (794), AI Smith 280, Ken Malcomson 298 (713), I. Carlton 285, Bob Thompson 297 (798), Ken Larson 279 (754). LCC Peter Kanygeh 211, Andy Kra-iewski 265, Hilda Parker 213, Murray Sanders 216, Madeline Wray 224, Wes Olson 217, Valerie Serbu 249, Peter Zuidhof 238, Albert Helllers 216, Florence Kobe 295. SPEEDY8 LADIES Jo Ross 247, Zena Sanders 240, Lorraine KIrchner 261, Peggy KIrby 225, Beth Wilson 232, Jeanette Smeed 279 (720), Marg Reid 253, Isabelle Sawchuk 229, Rose Johnson 224, Marg Smith 235, Betty Beaudry 223. PIONEER LEAGUE Sam Hein 169, Burga Fettig 194, Clayton Bricker 170, Adam Fettig 223, Nora Tiller 178, Ed Linn 173, Kay Vaselenak 197, Jean Thomson 182, Nick Haydychuk 169, Qunnar Holte 218, Stan Fraser 190, Henry Bechthold 216, Phyllis Patching 213, Percy Bruce 172. SENIOR CITIZENS Arle Koole 256, Dave Petrie 238, Tom Smith 259, Frank Bernhart 283, Len Milner 241, Nick Blanchl 258, Walter Baker 233, Henry Bechthold 236, Hjalmar Nelson 234, Bert Madlll 240, Ruby Oseen 238, Lil Holt 237. PREBUILT SOCIAL John Kopp 284, Brad Elder 245, Jim Fletcher 251, Judy Harnack 217, Darlene Horhozer 249, Bill McTlghe 227, Hattie McDonald 265, Joe Schmalz 236, Emanuel Schlle 263, Lucille Schlle 266 (692). HIGA'S LADIES Judy Lawson 235, Donna McEwen 269, Phyl Harrison 281 (676), Dot Anderson 271 (702), Shirley Alexander 235, Chris Ell 243, Pat Jarvle 259 (691), Alta Clarke 273. KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Morgan Sparks 251 (713), Barry Rosenfelt 275, Ray Decalre 273, Alf Pedrlni 264. Duane Hamabata 271, Helen White 285 (660), Elaine Viergufz 240, Wilma Valer 252 (653), Ethel Harvie 242, Shirley Warner 255, Shirley Hertlein 280 (744). FORD 1S10 Mayer Magrath Drive SPECIALIZINQ IN: INDIVIDUAL OR FLEET LEASING CARS or TRUCKS CALL BOB DAVIDSON (LMtlfig CoflMinanl) Phona 328-8861 "PROFITS EARNED THROUGH THE USE... NOT THE OWNERSHIP"  SHORT TERM  LONG TERM Inauranc* and Malnlwianc* PrevMM on RaquaMl MEN'S AND BOYS' WEAR WEEKEND Men's Hydro Parkas 100% cotton outershell with a half acrylic pile lining. Full zipper front, storm cuffs and a de-' tachable hood make this an ideal coat for outdoor work. Green. 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