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The Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 28, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THt LtTHMIDde HIMALD Monday, January Kenyans still not all that happy Australians roar right back By GORDON GRANT General Sports Editor CHRISTCHURCH, N.Z. (CP) An aroused Australian swimming team responded to Canada's challenge in the Commonwealth Games pool today and the two countries finished the fourth day of com- petition on equal terms, on land as well as water. Three Aussie victories in five swimming and diving events, to which Canada replied with a gold medal in swimming and another in shooting, left each country with a total of 10 golds, five of them won in the pool. The Aussies held a slight edge in the unofficial point standings, compiled on a 10-5- 4-3-2-1 basis for the first six placings in final events, with 232 points to Canada's 190. England, the only other country to win an event today, was a distant third with 130 points and four gold medals. Rev. William Hare of Ren- frew, Ont., and Dr. Jules So- brian of Omemee, Ont., started the day with a 1-2 finish in the rapid-fire pistol competition with Hare break- ing the games record by one point with his winning score of 586. The Australians responded with a 1-2-3 sweep of the men's 200-metre backstroke, with Brad Cooper winning in Games record time. The three Canadian finalists were shunted to fifth, sixth and seventh place. Six girls demolished the Games mark set eight years Canada at the Games SUNDAY Boxing Light welterweight: Michel Briere. Montreal, lost second-round bout on points, eliminated. Light middleweight: Michel Prevost. St. Hubert, Que., disqual- ified in preliminary round, eliminated. Cycling metres individual pursuit: Thomas Morris, Victoria, B.C., lost to William Nickson, Scotland, Brian Keast, Port Co- quitlarn. lost to Gary Sutton. Australia, eliminated. Lawn Bowling Singles: Salkeld lost fifth-arid sixth-round games. Pairs: MacAulay and Franklin, won fifth-round game, lost in sixth round. Fours. Jones, Robbins, Jarvis and Miller lost fifth-and sixth-round games. Track and Field Women's shot put: Jane Haist. Thornhill, Ont.. won gold medal; Diane Jones. Saskatoon, finished eight in final; Carol Martin, Thornhill, withdrew in final. Women's 200 metres: Marjorie Bailey, Vancouver, second in semi- final heat, qualified for final; Patti Loverock, Vancouver, fourth in semi- final, qualified; Margaret MacGowan. Waterford, Ont.. fourth in heat, eliminated. Women's 800 metres: Maureen Crowley, Vancouver, fourth in semi- final heat, qualified for final; Brenda Wawsh, Edmonton, seventh and Anne-Marie Davis, Winnipeg, eighth in semi-final heats, both eliminated. Men's 200 metres: Robert Martin. Paris, Ont., second in heat, qualified for semi-final. Men's 800 metres: Ken Elmer, Bur- naby. B.C seventh in semi-final heat, eliminated. MONDAY Men's singles: Jamie Paulson. Toronto, won-quarter-final match. Women's singles: Jane Youngberg, Surrey, B.C., lost quar- ter-final match. Lawn Bowling Singles: Neil Salkeld. Caledonia, Ont.. lost seventh-and eighth-round games in round-robin competition. Pairs: James MacAulay, Lachine, Que.. and Edward Franklin, Chateaugay, Que. lost seventh- round game. Fours: Harold Jones and George Robbins, London, Ont.. and Graham Jarvis, Vancouver, and John Miller, Belleville. Ont.. lost seventh-round game. Diving Men's springboard: Scott Cranham, Grand Rapids. Mich., won silver medal; Rick Friesden. Burnaby, B.C., fourth; Ken Armstrong, Wood- stock. Ont.. sixth. Shooting Rapid-fire pistol: Rev. William Hare. Renfrew, Ont., won gold medal; Jules Sobrian, Omemee, Ont., won silver. Swimming Women's 100-metre butterfly: Wendy Quirk, Pointe Claire, Que., won heat, qualified for final; Patti Stenhouse, Surrey, won heat, qual- ified; Leslie Cliff, Vancouver, second in heat, qualified. Women's 200-metre freestyle: Gail Arnundrud. Ottawa, and Quirk, se- cond in heats, qualified for final; Brenda Holmes, Edmonton, third in heat, qualified. Men's 200-metre backstroke: Ian MacKenzie, Vancouver, fifth in final; Steve Hardy, Vancouver, sixth; Paul Hughes, Vancouver, seventh. Men's 200-metre individual medley: Gary MacDonald, Mission, B.C., won heat, qualified for final; Peter Hrdlitschka, Vancouver, fifth in heat, qualified; Lome Kemmett. Lethbridge, Alia., seventh in heat, eliminated. Men's 400-metre freestyle: Jim Fowlie. Prince George. B.C., fourth in heat, qualified for final; Bruce Rogers, Mississauga, O.'t., fifth in heat, eliminated. YES, BUT THEY'RE DUE COUPLE Ox MINUTES Orr will sit out Tuesday, injures knee sparking win By GLENN COLE Canadian Press Staff Writer Bobby Orr became the fourth casualty for Tuesday's National Hockey League all- star game, but not before he engineered a come-from- behind win Sunday for Boston Bruins. Orr scored two goals, in- cluding the game-tying effort early in the third period, and set up two others, including the game-winner by Ken Hodge, as the Bruins defeated Philadelphia Flyers 5-3 in the battle between division leaders. Weekend scorers SUNDAY Philadelphia 3 at Boston 5 2, Bladon; 2, Espo- sito, Hodge, Marcotte. Alouettes will lose Theismann MONTREAL (CP) Quarterback Joe Theismann has advised Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League that he plans to pursue his football career with Washington Redskins of .the National Football League, the Alouettes announced Sun- day. An Aiouettes spokesman said Theismann, who was scheduled to meet Montreal team owner Sam Berger today, advised the club by telephone Sunday of his decision. Theismann, 24, played three years for Toronto Argonauts, of the CFL after graduating from Notre Dame University. He played out his option with the Argonauts last season and only last week, the Alouettes received permission from the Argos to negotiate with Theisnwwm. Los Angeles 3 at NY Rangers 5 Los 2, Maloney; NY vine 2, Park, Stemkowski, Tkaczuk. Minnesota 2 at California 2 Stan- California-Patrick, Boldirev. NY Islanders 4 at Chicago 2 NY ...Islanders-Westfall, Harris, Nystrom, Gagnon, Koroll. Toronto 5 at Atlanta 2 2, McKenny, Keon, Hammarstrom; At-. Comeau. Pittsburgh 5 at Detroit 6 2, MacDonald, Paradise, Schock; 2, Redmond 2, Libett, Hoga- boam. Vancouver 3 at Buffalo 2 2, Ver- vergaert; Dudley. SATURDAY Boston 4 at NY Islanders 0 Esposito, Smith. O'Reilly. Los Angeles 2 at Pittsburgh Los Long. Toronto 3 at St. Louis 3 Ham- marstrom, Kehoe; St. Merrick, Plante, B. Plager. Chicago 1 at Montreal 4 Montreal- F Mahovlich, Roberts: Wilson. But Orr had to leave the game with left in the third period after he was tripped, and x-rays today will determine the extent of the in- jury to his left knee. It is the same knee which was operated on in June, 1972. Orr is the fifth player to be dropped from the NHL East Division all-star team because of injuries. Jacques Lemaire, Serge Savard and Guy Lapointe of Montreal Canadiens and Gilbert Perreault of Buffalo Sabres were cut earlier. REPLACEMENTS NAMED Rod Gilbert of New York Rangers and Henri Richard of Montreal Canadiens were an- nounced as replacements for Lemaire and Savard while de- fencemen Jim McKenny and Borje Salming of Toronto Maple Leafs and Jocelyn Guvremont of Vancouver Canucks will replace Lapointe, Perrault and Orr. Darryl Sittler was to replace Perreault but the Maple Leafs forward asked to be excused because his wife is expecting a baby. Sittler was in Toronto's lineup Sunday night as the Leafs ended a six-game road swing with a 5-2 win over Atlanta Flames. In other games, the Rangers downed Los Angeles Kings 5-3, Van- couver Canucks upset Buffalo Sabres 3-2, Detroit Red Wings nipped Pittsburgh Penguins 6- 5, Minnesota North Stars and California Golden battl- ed to a 2-2 tie and New York Islanders surprised Chicago Black Hawks 4-2. Lapointe suffered a slight shoulder separation Saturday night in Montreal's 4-1 win over Chicago on Henri Richard Night at the Forum. In other Saturday clashes, it was the Leafs 3, St. Louis Blues 3; the Kings 2, Pitt- sburgh Penguins 0; Boston 4, Islanders 0. ago by Elaine Tanner of Van- couver in the 100-metre but- terfly in the preliminary heats. The eventual winner was 18- year-old Patti Stenhouse of Vancouver, who nipped Kim Wickham of Scotland in the final, but the record belonged to Wendy Quirk of Pointe Claire, Que., who swam her heat in one minute 5.06 seconds. Patti's winning time was still nearly a second better than the Tanhw mark of 3. Wendy set th> early pace in the final but, tided to fifth place, just ahlad of Leslie Cliff of Vancouver, with a time of Then two seasoned Aussie campaigners took over. Bob Wagstaff, the defending champion, finished ahead of Scott Cranham, a Canadian resident of Grand Rapids, Mich., in the men's springboard diving com- petition. Rick Friesen of Bur- naby, B.C., who had led after the preliminary stage, finish- ed fourth. And Mike Wenden, 24-year- old teacher, became the first swimmer to win three consecutive gold medals in the 100 freestyle, finishing com- fortably ahead of Bruce Robertson of Vancouver and Brian Phillips of Winnipeg, who took the silver and bronze. Meanwhile the Bedford incident continued to bring repercussions at the Commonwealth Games despite efforts to soothe ruffled feelings between Kenyan and other athletes. Shortly after ailing middle- distance runner Dick Quax wrote a newspaper article criticizing Kenyan running tactics, he was expelled from the New Zealand team and ordered to leave the Games village. Quax had to withdraw from the metres last Friday because of a foot injury. It was in the race, won by fellow New Zealander pick Tayler, that English runner David Bedford tangled with four Kenyans and finished fourth. Bedford accused the Kenyans of using "dirty tac- tics" but did not lodge any protest. Kenyan team officials denied the accusations. The controversial Englishman had led the for 17 laps before he tired. Quax said "all hell" had broken loose over the new- spaper article in the Wellington newspaper The Sunday Times in which he wrote that he had taken Bed- ford out of the village "mainly to get him away from any Kenyans." WAS 'DISGUSTED' Quax said he was "disgusted" with Kenya's tac- tics in the and suggested that boxing fans should come out to watch the metres Tuesday be- cause it "will look like the ring at Canterbury court (the Games boxing Bedford has qualified for the Bill Holley, manager of the New Zealand team, said he had taken the decision to expel Quax himself and there had been "no pressure from any- one." Holley said the expul- sion had not been dictated by the nature of Quax's article. On Sunday, Games officials and managers of the English and Welsh teams appeared at a news conference to deny there was any friction between the Kenyan track stars and the British teams. Nichols triumphs SAN DIEGO (AP) A mis- sed putt helped Bobby Nich- ols, but he didn't back into his victory Sunday in the San Diego open golf tourna- ment. Rod Curl missed a 10-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole of the tournament and lost a chance for a playoff. Nichols, 37, had a three-un- der-par 69 for a 275 total and the llth victory of his career, taking home in prize money. "I'm surprised to said Nichols. I really didn't ex- pect to. I figured he (Curl) would make that putt." Curl, who was seeking his first victory in six years on the tour, had a 70 and tied for second with veteran Gene Littler at 276, 12 under par. Littler had a final-round 66. Tom Watson and Miller Bar- ber were next at 27S, Watson with a closing 70, Barber with a 69. Rookie Ben Crenshaw had a 71 and was alone at 279. Nichols' victory was the first of the year by anyone other than Johnny Milter. [TUESDAY JANUARY 2 We're sorry for the inconvenience but...werll open right on time Wednesday, January with the variety of values you expect from Woolco. DaNy a.m. to p.m. and PrNto? P-m- COLLIOI IHOPmNQ MALL KMftTMENTST A tfWWQN OP IF YOU TAKE AWAY OUR LOW PRICES YOU VE GOT A REGULAR DEPARTMENT STORE ;