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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IOC members brush past reporters Still no word oh skiing situation .SAPPORO Japan (AP) Controversy over the eligibility of some of the world'i top skiers [or the Winter Olympic (Junes continued today and ap- peared destined for tbe full In tematkmii Olympic Committee Following an IOC executive committee meeting in Tokyo, moit memben brushed put re- Schranz raps Avery Brundage SAPPORO, Japan (AP) Austria's veteran ski ace, Karl Schranz, says Avery Brundage has lost the true spirit of the Olympic Games in his zeal in fighting professionalism. "If Mr. Brundage had been poor, as I was and many -other Kisio scores three for Pronghoms Dennis Kisio blasted In three big goals and helped Bie U of L Pronghoms dump Miner's Li- brary 8-5 In the only City Rec- reation Hockey League game staged Thursday night. The victory moved the Pronghoras into a third place tie with Miner's Library, both with six points. The Pronghoms picked up a 3-1 first period lead and main- tained a 4-2 lead after the sec- ond. In the wide-open third period, the Prooghoros out-scored the Miner's 4-3. Wayne Commodore, Gary Smith, Lloyd YamagUri, Bob Turner and Gerry Gravelle aided in the Pronghorns' win with singles. Bob Balazs flipped in two goals for the Miner's while Fred Weds, Ives Le Claire and Pat Holder replied with solo mark- ers. Only three minor penalties were called in the clean-played game. In Industrial League action Thursday Bert and Macs down- ed A.G.T. 4-1 as Larry Tratch, Tony Clairmont, Jim Ash end John Lorenci scored for the winners. Jim Duncan replied for A.G.T. GREGG RETIRES SAN DIEGO (AP) Former nil-pro offensive tackle Forrest Gregg retired from the Super Bowl champion Dallas Cowboys Thursday to become offensive line coach for San Diego Charg- ers, a team spokesman said. Gregg ends a 14-year playing but the last season having been with Green Bay Packers. Gregg, 38, becomes the fourth addition to Svare's staff with past connections to the Packers. athletes, I wonder if he wouldn' have a different sail the 33-y e a r -o 1 d Internationa star. "The Ideal Olympics, I think would be one with no dlscriml nation whatever regarding race color of a man's skin, his reli gion or politics, whether he's rich or poor. "If we followed Mr. Brun dage's recommendations to their true end, then the Olym pics would be a competition only for the very rich. No man of ordinary means could ever afford to excel in hit ipoct." Schranz, the devil's advocate In the current controversy re- garding over-commercialism in Alpine and Nordic skiing, is the sport's top personality now tha Jean-Claude Killy of France the grand slam Alpine cham pion of the 1968 games, has turned professional. This will be Schranz's fourth Olympics if he isn't cut down by an edict from the 85-year-ol( president of the International Olympic Committee. BEAT KTLLY'S TIME He waj world champion In the downhill tod combined In 1962 silver medalist in tto (tent sla- lom in the 19M Games at In- nsfarudcaod disqualified winner over Killy fci the men's slalom at Grenoble in 1968 when he had the best time but missed a gate saying a shadow crossed his path. Schranz, foremost of the sta circuit riders whom Brundage contends have become "trainee seals of the has been reported to make to a year from endorsements and other activi- ties. "I don't think it really mat- ters where a man's money comes he insisted. "Ttat should not enter loto the Olym- pics in any way. "Tote thing of amateur purity Is something (fast dates back to the 19ft century when amateur sportsmen were regarded as gentlemen and everyone else was an outcast. The Olympics should be a competition of skill and strength and more. "We shouldn't judge competi- tors as amateurs or profession- als. They should be re- warded according to what they accomplish. "That, I think, should be me real spirit of the Olympics. And some day that's the way It will Ther'sno Time like New To Buy A Snow Blower "f DURING OUR WAREHOUSE CLEARANCE SAIEI H-'- NOW Onl, S H.P. Regular Now Only........ International Harvester 104 Stafford Drive Phone 327-3 US SCrVKI ANNUAL BANQUET of the Fort Macleod Fish and Game Association wffl be held Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Elks Hall. Speaker will be Dr. S. B. Smith of the Conser- vation Environmental Authority in Edmonton. He is one of three members of the board and was form- erly director of fish and wildlife for the province. Third annual snow vehicle race of the Southern Alberta Outdoorsmen's Club will be held Sunday two miles east of Milk River. A junior and powder puff derby will be included. Registration is from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, with racing to start at 1 p.m. 1, meeting of the Alberta Fish and Game Association will be held Friday, Feb. 4, at 8 p.m. in the clubrooms of the Lethbridge Fish and Game Association. The Lethbridge club will hold its annual trophy night and dance in the Park Plaza Motor Hotel Sat- Feb. 5. In addition to a membership, there'll be a charge of per couple to defray increasing expenses. The 43rd annual convention of the Alberta Fish and Game Association will be held .in the Palliser Hotel in Calgary Feb. 24-26. The three-day event will see a variety of speakers, with one of the main items for discussion to be 'uses and access to public lands.' The Lethbridge Trap Club will hold its annual meeting Saturday, Feb. 12. The meeting will be held at the clubhouse at 2 p.m., with business calling for an election of officers. DONALD L. BROWN is the new fish and game director for Montana. He succeeds Frank Dunkle, who resigned recently to run for governor. Dunkle resigned over a new state policy which calls for the appointment of the fish and game di- rector by the governor. Dunkle feels the new policy leaves the governor with too much authority over such key issues as use of public lands. The new director is from Kalispell, Mont. INDICATIONS ARE that Alberta's new Conserva- tive government is to review its policies with to disposal and use of public lands, parti- cularly those not within park boundaries. At present, there is a complex of regulations pertaining to the use of public lands and the person who tries to sort out a pattern or procedure to follow, is almost invari- ably confronted by a bureaucratic and political jungle. And, when a question is forced for a decision, several departments of governments may all have to be consulted for approval or more indecision. The applicant most often gives up in disgust. DUCKS UNLIMITED the international conservation organization, has just published a new brochure, 'Ducks Unlimited.' A full-color brochure, folded road map style, it unfolds to form a wall chart x 33." One side has 24 water color paintings of duck species. The re- verse side contains a detailed story of 'Ducks Un- limited.' This includes waterfowl breeding areas, mi- gration routes and Waterfowl banding. It is available free of charge by contacting: Ducks Unlimited, 1495 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, Man. The old putter was what did it STORE FRONTS RESIDENTIAL REPLACEMENTS LETHBRIDGE Comer 3th 4th Street I. rltMtt SAN DIEGO (AP) Gene Jttler credited a resurrected putter that he just pulled out jf the barrel" for his two-stroke ead in the first round of the Andy Williams-San )lego open golf tournament. "I had been putting just the 41-year-old veteran aid Thursday after putting to- lether a six-under-par 66 includ- ng a string of five consecutive birdies. "So I decided to go back to an old bullseye putter. I hadn't used it in something like five years." He needed only 28 strokes on the greens at the Tor- rey Pines golf course In his ear- ly-morning round that was com- pleted before chilly winds hit the seaside layout and sent scores up as the temperatures dropped. Paul Harney, Jim Colbert, and a 27-year-old Japanese long- shot, Takashi Murakami, tied at 68. A group at 69 included Tommy Aaron, Tom Weiskopf, Bunky Henry, Homero Blancas, Dale Douglass, Phil Rodgers, Hale Irwin, BUI Brask and John Schlee. KNUDSON HAS 71 George Knudson of Toronto led i two-man Canadian contin- gent with an opening-round 10. Gary Bowerman, also of To- ronto, fired a 72. "It was just too damn said Lee Trevlno, who had an afternoon 74 and must Improve if he is to make the cut. "The wind-chill factor nude It so that you didn't have any said Jack Nlcklaus, the pre-tpurney favorite. Nicklaus, gunning for a sixth victory in seven starts, had a 73 and missed 10 putts inside 15 feet. AUTOMOBILE SALESMAN Progressive dealership handling complete line of Ford cars and trucks, inviles applications from com- petent profesiionals to fill two vacancies on their small, well-trained sales force. BV PROFESSIONAL, WE REFER TO A STATE OF MIND, RATHER THAN EXPERIENCE If you have a solid record of accomplishment, and are challenged by the concept of contributing to the further growth of o 300 to 400 new car operotlon, In excellent facilities which dominate their rural location, we offer unique opporninltlei with above average earning potential. Reply flvlnf complete reiume BOX 23, LETHBRIDOE HERALD porters and refused to answer questions. But Lord lokusnl Killanin of Ireland did lay: "We have no report to make on this meeting. We are still awaiting the reports from ttw eligibility commis- sion." In the press headquarters at the Olympic site, however, a no- tice was posted under the desig- nation "IOC release" which stated: "The raecutlve of the IOC today in Tokyo received a preliminary report from toe eli- gibility commission which is presently under study. Mr. (Marc) Hodler, president of the FIS (International Ski Federa- tion) was called for discussion with regard to rules." HINTED .AT BAN President Avery Brundage of the IOC, in repeated statements to the press, has suggested that skiers associated with commer- cial interests be declared ineli- gible for the Olympic Games. Presumably this would include several members of the top French and Austrian Alpine teams and some on Scandina- vian Nordic squads. Brundage will head the IOC two-day meeting which starts in Sapporo on Sunday and could decide the issue. Although Hodler has said the FIS would not boycott the Olym- pic Games if some skiers are banned as professionals, some of the individual countries, France and Austria in particu- lar, have threatened to with- draw their entire teams if ac- tion is taken against any of their members. In an interview on his arrival In Tokyo, Hodler said, "FIS doesn't have any idea of boy- cotting the Games because the: main purpose is to have and' make the Olympics a great sue- FrUoy, JMwy II, 1M UTHBMMI HRALD It HEAD OVER HEELS Bill Jones of St. Francis flipt over lee Shulman of Dickinton University during game at Madison Square Gardens Thursday night. Shulman was charg- ed with a foul. Sport of all sorts Roughriders will raise all prices REGINA (CP) Saskatche- wan Roughriders of the Cana dian Football League Thursday night that ticket prices for Taylor Field games will be increased this year. Club president Bill Clarki made the announcement at the club's annual meeting. He did not specify how much the in crease would be. The prices now range from to The meeting was told that the club lost during 1971 about less than in 1970. Clarke said that if ticke prices weren't increased, losses during the next four yean coulc total Gate receipts during 1971 to- talled almost more than in 1970 season, bu the gate equalization paymen to the league was about more than 1970. Total at teretrace was for eight home games, a small increase over the previous year. Clarke said the f i n a n c i a 1 statement reveals the club's de- pendence on revenue from shar- ing in league activities such as gate equalization, pre-season and playoff revenues, [tevenue from these sources represented 38 per cent of the gross football revenue. "Our increased dependence on league revenues, of course, reduces our voice in league ac- he said. "Despite the competitive ability of our team, we are in danger of becoming the poor cousins of the league." EXPORTA" REGULAR AND KINGS GARCIA KILLED PARIS (Reuter) MUime Garcia, 40, one of France's leading jockeys, was killed while training for a friendly skiing match between jockeys and cyclists at Courcbeval in the Alps Wednesday. Garcia missed a turn and fell, hitting his head. He won more than races during his career which reach- ed its peak In the 1950s and early 1960S. NEW LOOK FOB YANKEES NEW HAVEN, Conn. (API- General manager Lee MacPhall of New York Yankees said Thursday it appears almost cer- tain Yankee Stadium will un- dergo a major renovation cost- ing an estimated million. GIBRON INKS BIG PACT CHICAGO (AP) Abe GI- bron, an assistant coacfa with Chicago Bears since 1965, signed a multi-year contract as. fflre club's new head coach Thursday. He replaces Jim Doo- tey, who was fired after the Bears lost their five final games of the 1971 National Football league season. CITY OF LETHBRIDGE AREA DESIGNATED FOR SNOW VEHICLES IN INDIAN BATTLE PARK L q Nl D D TO OW01V VEHICLE TRAIL RAIL FENCE The City of Uthbrldge hoi designated that portion of Indian Battle Park lying Southerly of the CPR trettle bridge and Northerly fram the storm tewer outfall irrigation ditch at reserved for the of snow vehicln and while open for thii uie It ii clned to all ether utei and The area it thown at the unshaded area en the accompanying plan. No inow vehicles will be allowed In park area when there It not sufficient tnow cover to protect the natural ground gran. The area will be potted as to adequate snow for the uie of tnow vehicles. The desig- nated park area thall bo cloied to over-rhe-road vehicles not deiignated for mow use, such at motorcycles, trail blket, manh buggiei, amphibiout machines, four wheel drive and the like are excluded in areat reierved only for mow vehiclei. The City hot potted a troll with tnow blown, tpeed limit, and directional slons for the convenience of the snowmeblleri. The tpeed in the deiignated mow vehiclei area It a maximum 25 m.p.h., but the. machine! mutt be operated at tafe tpeedt within that maximum and with a retpontible person in charge of each machine at all tlmei while In the park. Thit area will be patrolled by the City Police at regular intervals. The area will be open to tnowmobilen at their own ritk. ;