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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta S - THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD - Wednesday, January 20, 1971 Douglas loses once Four rinks unbeaten as south final opens ANDY CAPP By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer Four rinks emerged with unblemished marks Tuesday as the Southern Alberta women's playdowns got under way at the Lethbridge Curling Club. Fifteen rinks from various parts of the province, from Red Deer south, opened play Tuesday in a bid for the berth in the Alberta finals set for Calgary Feb. 1, 2 and 3. Action commenced this morning at 10 with other draws set for 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. The finals will be run off Thursday afternoon. Polly Beaton, a veteran of Maple Leafs pound Movers EDMONTON (CP)-Edmon-ton Maple Leafs peppered Edmonton Movers net with a shot a minute as they scored a 10-2 victory in the Alberta Junior Hockey League Tuesday. Brian Banks was kept busy in the Movers net as 60 shots were directed at him. Renee Alain made 26 saves' for the Maple Leafs. The Maple Leafs took a 5-0 first-period lead on goals by Curtis Shokopeles, Craig Styles Dale Bowler, Rick Nornden and Phil Blake. The second period saw the Movers hit the scoreboard with SKIP, THIRD TALK IT OVER - Norma Douglas, standing left, and Irene Lindsay talk over Douglas' next shot in second round game Tuesday. Douglas, of Lethbridge, and her mates dropped their second game in the Southern Alberta women's playdown 8-5 to Beatrice Mayer, in foreground, of Calga ry. Play continues today and Thursday at the Lethbridge Curling Club. Suspended team claims racial discrimination MOOSE JAW (CP) - The coach of a native hockey team which was suspended indefinitely Tuesday for taking part in a wild fight says discrimination was responsible for the melee. "They called us black savages and shouted 'go back to the reservation,' " said Fred Starr, coach of Regina Natives of Saskatchewan's Potash Hockey League. "Sure there was a fight. It was only natural considering what the other team had done. But the referee failed to take this into consideration in making his report." Jim Graham, president of the Saskatchewan Amateur Hockey Association, suspended the whole team for the melee in a league game Jan. 11 between the Natives and an Interprovin- cial Steel Co. team from Regina. The referee's report on the gome said Starr received a match misconduct when he clubbed Darwin Bennett of the Steel Co. team over the head with a stick after the game. Starr said Tuesday in an interview that he did not hit anyone with a stick. He said he went on the ice at the end of the game after the fight started. A player from the other team pointed Ms finger at Starr and called him a name, the coach said. "I plowed him with my fist. "At no time did I carry a stick. Coaches don't carry slicks." Starr said there was so much confusion the referee probably did not have a chance to survey the action properly. A decision on whether the suspension of the team will remain in effect is to be made at a meeting in Regina Saturday. The Regina referees' association, which has refused to officiate at further Native games, will also attend. Two members of the Steel Co. team were taken to hospital after the game, one with a broken jaw and the other with a head gash that required several stitches. World record NEW YORK (AP) - Herve Fiiion of Angers, Que., won a world record 486 races in 1970 and also led all North American drivers with $1,647,837 earned, according to official United States Trotting Association statistics released Tuesday. Robinson misses ball WASHINGTON (AP) -World Series hero Brooks Robinson of Baltimore Orioles fielded everything hit to him by Cincinnati Reds in the World Series, but he couldn't handle a toss from Martha Mitchell Tuesday night. Mrs. Mitchell, wife of Attorney-General John Mitchell, presented Robinson with one of the major awards of the annual Washington Baseball Writers' dinner. Before she did, however, Mrs. Mitchell told Robinson: "My dear, darling, adorable, cuddly husband presented me with an American League baseball and told me not to come home unless I got it signed by Brooks." With that, she tossed the ball in the direction of Robinson who was 10 feet away, but it sailed high over the third baseman's head and he couldn't field it. His face reddened as he retrieved the ball. Mrs. Mitchell then gave him the award as baseball writers' choice as the American League's Most Valuable Player. clearance sale BUYRITE'S JANUARY Continues With Sensational Savings Throughout The Store MEN'S SUITS Regulars and tall models. Sizes 36, 38, 40 and 44. Regular 69.50 and 79.50. JANUARY SO CLEARANCE........WW Tall, regular and short models. All sizes. Regular 89.95 and 99.50. 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CLEARING AT 4.95 J off COMPLETE STOCK - MEN'S DRESS PANTS Clearing at 20% off ALL SALES CASH AND FINAL-NO EXCHANGES-NO REFUNDS-ALL ALTERATIONS EXTRA. BUYRITE MEN'S WEAR 318 5th STREET S. LETHBRIDGE OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. a goal by Doug Clark. Gary Kokolski and Styles adder! singles for the winners. Clark scored again in the third with the Maple Leafs gaining three more points with goals by Terry Smith, Jim Carr and Gene Strate. The Movers took seven of 12 minor penalties and the teams split four majors. Red Deer Rustlers lead the six-team league with 45 points. The Maple Leafs are fourth with 38 points' one less than Lethbridge Sugar Kings and three less than Calgary Cougars. The Movers are the cellar-dwellers with 18 paints. The Sugar Kings will be at home Saturday evening at the Arena at 8:30. Meanwhile the Alberta League All - Stars will play the Edmonton Oil Kings Friday night in Red Deer. The all-stars are made up of players from all six teams in the league. Leafs weren't ready TORONTO (CP) - Coach Johnny McLellan was preparing his Toronto Maple Leafs for tonight's game against Vancouver Canucks but his mind was more on last Sunday's game in Bos ton. "I was really looking forward to that game," said McLellan whose team beat Los Angeles Kings 8-1 here Saturday before going to ' Boston where the Bruins beat them 9-1. "People had been saying we hadn't played anybody good," the coach said after a team practice Monday. "I thought after we beat L.A. that we'd be up for them, and that's why I was looking forward to playing the game. And then we just came up flat." The 9-1 loss, however, "might be the best thing that could happen" to the team, McLellan said. "He said he thought the Leafs' winning of several recent games by wide margins had left some of the players thinking they are "a bunch of fancy Dans-all skating and scoring and no hitting or checking." McLellan said he couldn't blame goalie Bruce Gamble for the loss in Boston. GOALIE NOT AT FAULT "It definitely was no fault of Gamble. It would have been the same no matter who was in the nets. We weren't checking and they were all over us. It was terrible. "And when you get beaten like that, people forget your previous record." The Leafs had won 14 and tied two of their previous 18 games. McLellan's use of Gamble Sunday indicates he was saving Jacqu"' Plante for goaltending duties against Vancouver tonight. Elsewhere in NHL action tonight, Philadelphia lyers meet the Rangers in New York and Pittsburgh Penguins visit California Seals. many southern Alberta play-downs, of Medicine Hat, Dorothy Dixon of Innisfail, Pauline Hougen of Foremost and Beatrice Mayer of Calgary, skipped their respective rinks to the four's of the "A" section of the playdown. The three-day event is a double-knockout, A and B section playoff. The "B" winner will have to defeat the A champion twice Thursday in order to advance to the provincial final: Beaton made things look easy Tuesday and was all smiles after two convincing wins. She opened play in the mor ning with a one-sided 154 win over Annie Allen of Red Deer. A stop for dinner didn't cool her hot hand as she came right back and belted Darlene Borden of Calgary 14-3. Dixon got off to a flying start bouncing Marian Bateman of Calgary 14-9 Tuesday morning and then advanced to the semifinal against Beaton with a 9-5 win over Muriel James of Gleichen in the day's second draw. Hougen look full measure of another Calgary foursome in her first game. The Foremost skip was sharp as she dropped Joan Richardson into the "B" division with a 12-2 trouncing. Hougen followed up with a 9-5 triumph over Evelyn Lute of Pincher Creek. Norman Douglas, of the host Lethbridge Club, came out of the first round with a 9-6 win over Dode Warwick of Hanna but was stopped 8-5 by Beatrice Mayer in the second game. Mayer had received a bye into the second round because there was no representative from district 6. Douglas will have to win all her remaining games if she is to gain a berth in the final But coming back is nothing new to the popular Lethbridge shotmaker. In advancing to the southern final Douglas had to come from the B division and defeat Millie Snowden in the Lethbridge final twice to reach the current playdown. In other games in the second round three rinks were elimin a ted from further play. Allen sidelined Shirley Peat field of Banff 8-7 while Watson was ousted 13-11 by Bateman. A 9-8 setback at the hands of Richardson sent Ashmore packing. In the semi-finals this morning Beaton was to match shots with Dixon while Hougen met Mayer. Douglas played Bateman, Allen tangled with Lutz, Richardson and Borden met head on and Warwick, who received the second round bye, faced James. Bowling scores CAMI BOWL PRE-BUILT SOCIAL Marilyn Chrlslensen 282 Brad Elder 265 (712); Gene Teruya 241; Isabel Orsfen 226; Joe Hart 220; Chuck Loof 247; Karl Noack 281 (730); Tim Burk 229; Richard Garrett 226; Naida Low 206; Mary Araki 205. ST. MICHAEL'S HOSPITAL Ed Gilchrist 238; Mary Klrkby 228; Roy Pennington 215; Joa Masiaros 278; Betty Tomlyama 249; Helen La-bas 223; John Szelegowskl 216; Marg Roth 229; Gary Wyrostok 215; Barb Koopmans 229; Beryl Smith 120; BUI Kolysher 213. HEPP'S INDUSTRIES Ken Malcomson 269; Linda Malcom-son 264; Mike Kuz 251; Bill Hamilton 335 ( 761); Andy Valer 250; Mary Ze-lulka 292; Eugene Chollack 343 (723) Art Tunstall 263; Marge Malcomson 243; Sherry Clark 249 (724); Barb Spltzer 214; Debbie Masson 226. JUNIORS Elaine Krown 252, Verdelle Pleclnl 231, Jean Passey 244, Rosa Niinweiler 243, Helen Ludwlg 231, Ev Krauts 230, Nova Jean Dowdell 230, Mary Laza-rlck 295 (677), Pat Plotnp 225, Kathy Ludwlg 224, Rae Chumlk 224. OORDIES Ken Larson 341 (728), Lo'ren Levy 337 (705), Morgan Sparks 299, Baden Pilling 251, Ken Kurtz 251 (764), Norm Tolley 273 (764), Bruca Canfleld 273 (741) Sam Glrardl 210 ( 754), John Erlckson 280, Tak Katakaml 273. HOOF AND HORN Stag! Donkln 277, Kaz KamlnsM 275, Ed Prince, 270, Bev Jarvls 295, Jim Arthur 236, Eunice David 205, Louis DeJager 241, Herman Hueskln 261, Jean Passey 207, Carolyn Passey 204. PREEL'S AND SPEEDY'S Lorraine Klrchner 232, Buelah Pabbl 221, Jean Koskoskl 278 ( 744), Karren McFadyen 235, FI o Roltlngson 244 (6591, Kathy Rolllngson 253, Marg Smith 259 (710), Helen Cavers 227 Anna Todd 234, Aya Nakamura 246. COMMERCIAL MEN Barnla Bailey 366 (891), Ken King 306 (832), Stava Pedersen 335 (828), Yutaka Urano 336 (828), John Rempel 303 (809), Robin Wheeldon 266 (788), Erie Lyon 272 (783), Fred Thomas 273 (758), John Scattergood 284 (739), Francis Wright 361 (737). B and E HARDWARE Gerry Anderson 331 (761), John Scat. McQuarrie scores an eight-ender Myrna McQuarrie and her Lethbridge rink won the Foremost women's bonspiel's first event over the weekend and did it in convincing fashion. With McQuarrie at skip and mates Lena Haulak, June Hood and Barb Davis making every shot count they scored an eight-ender on Isabel Karl of the host club on their way to their win, Joan Fargo of Taber won the second event while M. TTiorson of Bow Island took home top honors in the third event'. :J0 A.M. "A" SECTION Darlena Borden, Calgary 12, Shirley Peatfletd Banff 8; Polly Beaton, Medicine Hat 15, Annie Allen, Red Deer 4; Dorothy Dixon, Innlstalt 14, Marian Bateman, Calgary 9; Muriel James, Gleichen 13, Von Watson, Vulcan 1; Evelyn Lutz, Pincher Creek 15, Roxy Ashmore, Okotoks 6; Pauline Hougen, Foremost 12, Joan Richardson, Cal gary 2; Norma Douglas, Lethbridge 9. Dode Warwick, Hanna 6; Beatrice Mayer, Calgary (bya Into second round). 1:30 P.M. "A" section Polly Beaton, Medicine Hat 14, Dan lene Borden, Calgary 3; Dorothy Dixon, Innisfail 9. Muriel Jamas, Gleichen 5; Pauline Hougen Foremost 9, Evelyn Lutz, Pincher Creek 4; Bea trice Mayer, Calgary t, Norma Doug las, Lethbridge 5. "�" (action Annie Allen, Red Deer 1, Shirley Ptatfleld, Banff 7; Marian Bateman, Calgary 13, Von Watson, Vulcan 11; Joan Richardson, Calgary 9, Roxy Ashmore, Okotoks 1. No foul play in death of Liston LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) -Charles (Sonny) Liston, former heavyweight boxing champion, died from natural causes, but traces of narcotics were found in body tissues, a Clark County coroner's report said Tuesday, The report said Liston, found dead in the bedroom of his $GO,000 split-level home here Jan. 6, died from poor oxygen to heart muscles caused partially by heart circulation problems. But the coroner, Dr. Mark Herman, said traces of codeine and morphine were found in the former champion's body tissues and that scar tissue, possibly from needle marks, was found in the bend of the left elbow. Police had said a quarter' ounce of heroin was found in a balloon in Liston's kitchen, plus a small quantity of marijuana. tergood 264 (712), Alex Koplar 27( (700), Graham Scattergood 220 (652), Karl Phlllpp 231 (622), Guy Clote 310 (616), Sandy Scattergood 301 (714). Bunny Anderson 238 (516) Barb Scattergood 26S, Dot Anderson 242, Gwan Edwards 227, wilma Husch 20S. HIGA'S LADIES Dot Bulpltt 321 (776), Sandy Scattergood 273 (736), Marlene Bosch 228 (645), M. Flndlay 221 (645), Dlanna Pedersen 215 (628), Doreen Rombough 324 (627), Grace Franz 246 (624), Mar-lene Tremel 219 (612), Pat Jarvla 247 (624^, Juanlta Llngard 226 (607). CH.E.C Eldon Westllng 264 (676), Buck Me-Neely 246 ( 667), Yuataka Urano 300 (686), Jean Christie 288 1654), JI m Berry 248 (649), Alma Oberg 255 (676), Andy Kra|ewski 274 (692) Leroy Conine 273 (667), H. C. Brown 226 (631), Don Sherwood 216 (608). Violini hot at Glendale Dianne Violini displayed a hot hand in winning the city women's five - pin title this past weekend and her game was as sharp as ever Tuesday evening at Glendale Bowl. Violini, who will head a team of 12 gals into the southern zone finals in Medicine Hat, rattled the pins for a brilliant 1,025 triple Tuesday. She opened with a 386, scored a 286 on her second game and came back with a 353 in the third. 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