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Lethbridge Herald {Newspaper} - 1974-01-30,Lethbridge, Alberta W«inM«iy, Mwy m, 1«74-THI LHWWOOS NHUL0-1t J^iggest day thus far for u» Wrestlers earn five golds CHRISTCHURCH, N.Z. <CP) — Five gold medals from a vastly Improved ^stUng team and a victory by Wendy Cook of Vancouver Ih the women’s 100-metre ickstroke today highUghted Ida’s biggest one-day per- formance of the Commonwealth Games. Aluig with the six golds, the Canadians took two silver and five bronze medals, regaining some of the ground they lost Tuesday when the Australians built up a big margin, mostly in track and field The Aussies retained the over-all lead with three victories in swimming events and one in weightlifting, giving them a total of 19 gold medals to the Canadians’ 1?. No surprise Jones was first, he wants to play in the NFL NEW YORK (AP) - Dallas Cowboys drafted Tennessee State’s Ed Jones and tlie big defensive lineman threw the World Football League for a bit of a loss Houston had the worst record in the National Football League last season but Dallas, thanks to a trade, had the Oilers’ first-round pick, mainly No. 1. “There never was any question about him being No.'l,” Cowboys scouting chief Gil Brandt said in Dallas. 'The Detroit team of the WFL had written Jones’ name on its draft card a week ago but Jones made it obvious that he didn't go for the new league. "I prefer to play in the NFL,” the six-foot nine-inch player said at a news conference in Dallas moments after bis name had kicked off the draft The 260-pounder said he would "prefer to play defensive end. I have the agility,-quickness and speed for that Msition.” It took 3^4 hours for the 26 lielections of the first round to be made. The session ended at 9:02 p.m. with the completion of the fifth round. That left 12 founds—312 of the 442 players up for grabs—for today. ; Running backs accounted tor a high 23 of the 7S offensive ¿layers taken Tuesday and Diego took the first of ihem. The Chargers, No. 2 in the order, went for Colorado’s £Z8-pound Bo Matthews GUNTS TAKE HICKS i New York Giants, whose 241-1 record equalled San Diego’s but who lost the coin flip for the chance to go No. 2, didn't lose anything. They wanted John Hicks and they got the two-time all-America offensive tackle from Ohio State. Rozelle hands Grant fine NEW YORK (AP) - A ^kesman for commissioner me Rozelle of the National Football League confirmed Tuesday night that Minnesota Vikings’ head coach, Bud Grant, had been fined for his conduct prior to the Super Bowl, but would not disclose the amount of the fine The penalty was levied, the spokesman said, because of Grant’s continuing criticism of the training facilities which the NFL provided for the Vikings before Minnesota’s 24-7 loss to Miami Dolphins at Houston earlier this month. At that time, Rozelle issued a warning to Grant and said he would'review the case at a later time "It has been reviewed,” the commissioner’s office said Tuesday, “and appropriate action has been taken.” It would not elaborate on the term “appropriate action,” other than to say that Grant had been fined Chicago Bears took Tennessee State linebacker Raymtmd Bryant, Baltimore Colts picked Nebraska defensive tackle John Dutton, New York Jets went for another defensive tackle in Indiana’s Carl Barzilauskas; tight end J. V. Cain of Colorado went to St. Louis Cardinals, Detroit Lions took Penn State linebacker Ed O’Neil, San Francisco ’49ers used its two first-round picks to take Alabama running back Wilbur Jackson and UCLA defensive tackle Bill Sandifer.    • Penn State's John Cappelletti, the Helsman Trophy-winning running back, was taken by Los Angeles Rams .... On and on it went. There were hardly any surprises, except perhaps for the fact that, for the first time since the NFL began drafting players in 1936. none of the teams opted for a quarterback in the first round ... or the second one, either. Danny White was the first to go. At the start of the third round, the Cowboys took the Arizona State passer who was picked in the second round by Chicago of the WFL Referees ordered to clamp down RED DEER (Special) -The Alberta Amateur Hockey Association has issued a directive placing the onus on teams to stop abuse of minor hockey referees by fans. Don Dillon, minor hockey chairman for the AAHA, said the situation at arenas throughout the province is alarming. He said three referees hav'e been attacked. He did not provide more details. The directive instructs referees to stop ^ game in which fan abuse is too great. Unruly spectators Would be remov^ by arena attendants ii available or the responsibility would be handed over to the home team. Dillon said any game could be baited if abuse by fans was not controlled. Meanwhile Pete Lewko, Southern    Alberta representative of Uie AAHA plans to see that the new directive will be properly enforced in his jurisdiction. “We haven’t run into as many problems as some parts of the province, but we’ll abide to the new ruling closely for preventive measures,” commented Lewko. It seems as though the fans have taken the blunt of the blow, but Lewko made it clear that the young hockey players are also inviuved in the new ruling. “The AAHA has instructed its referees to clamp down severely on “head-hunting” hockey players and have even ordered them to shut-down the game after five minutes into ttie first period if the game appears to be getting too dirty. The referees will more-than-likely hand-out game misconducts to players who are abusive and will warn the teams before the game gets out of hand,” he said. The major pomt behind the directive is to decrease the abuse officials have been facing lately and to force the young hockey players into playing the game the way it should be. The directive applies to only minor hockey league encounters and not of those that are of junior calibre and upwards. The directive may be enforced in the other leagues as well shortly. Canada at Games Boxing Featherweight Dale Andetsen, Rooky Mountain House, Alta., lost semi-linal bout, won t>ron2e meda< Carmen Rinke, Btalrmore, lost decision in quarter final Di«lng Women s Tower Bev Boys, Pichenng, Onl, first alter prellminafy round, Unda Cuihbert, Boacorisfisid, Que fourth Tern York, Vancouver, flHh Lawn BmiHns Singles Neil Salkeld, Caledonia, Ont, lost 11th-and IZth-round games in round-ro6in competition Pairs James Macaulay, L^chine, Ouc , and Harold FranKlln Chateauqua/ Que, lost I1tfi-and 12th-round games Fours Ronald Jones and George Robbins London. Ont and Qraham Harvis, Vancouver, and John Miller. Belleville Ont, last fith-and 12th-round games Strimfnlng Women's 100-melre breaststroke Marian Stuart, Oorval, Que, won heat qualified for final, Alexis Soroka, Pomte Ciaire, Que, fifth in heat eliminated Women’s 100-metre backstroke Wendy Cook. Vancouver, won gold medal, Donna-Mane Gurr, Vancouver, won silver, Becky Smith, Edmontor», sixth Mens 100-melre butterfly Byron MacDonald Mississauga. Ont won heat qualified for final, Bruce Robertson, Vancouver, second In h«ai qualified, Brian Phillips, Winnipeg, third in heat, qualified Men s 200-metre individual medley Qary MacDonald, Mission, Q C won bronze medal, Peter Hrdlitschka Vancouver seventh Wreatllng Light flyweight Mitch Kawasaki Hamillon won gold medal Feattierweight Eflon Beiier, Kitchener Ont won gold Super heavyweight Bill Boni<o, Calgary won gold India won its first four Games event«, al! in wrestling, and David WilWe brought gold to Scotland for the first time with a double victory in the men's aoo-riwtre individual medley and metre backstroke New Zealand also wcm t’”o events, the fullbore rifle and middleweight wrestling, and a light heavyweight weigTitlifter brought England il“; only gold of the day. Canada swept alt seven weight divisions in wrestling at the inaugural games in 1930, dropped to three in 1834 and won a total of only five in the next six eompetitions as the sport was gradually taken over by grapplers from India and Pakistan. The seeds of the resurgence were sown at Edinburgh in 1970 when Canadians picked up nine wrestling medals: one gold, five silver and three bronze That was actually one more than the Christchurch total But this time there were only three lesser medals In the Canadian hoard; one silver and two bronze The winners ranged from light flyweight Mitch Kawasaki of Hamilton to super-heavyweight Bill Benko of Calgary. The others were heavyweight Claude Pilon of Ottawa, light heavyweight Terry Paice of Thunder Bay and featherweight Egon Beiler of Kitchener, Ont AUSSIES WIN THREE Miss Cook and Donna-Mane Gurr, her Vancouver teammate, took the two top places in the women’s backstroke but it was Australia’s night in the pool. Tlie Aussies won all the medals in the men’s 400-metre freestyle, had a 1-2 finish in the women’s 200 freestyle and triumphed in the 800 freestyle relay Gail Amundrud of Ottawa added a lironze medal in the 200 freestyle to her individual silver in the 100 and a share of the gold in the 400 freestyle relay as Sonia Gray cdhi-pieted a freestyle sprint double, followed home by her Aussie team-mate, Jennie Turrall Seven of the eight finalists broke the Games record of two minutes, 9 78 seconds set four years ago by Karen Moras of Australia, including Wendy Quirk of Pointe Claire, Que,, fourth in 2.07 06, and Brenda Holmes of Edmonton, sixth in 2 ■08.87. Oberg nets two goals Dennis Ot    . goals and led Purity fibttling to a convincing 4-1 victory over the Lethbridge Community College Kodius in a City Recreation Hockey League game Monday ni^t. Brian Jesson and Greg Hamilton chipped in with single markers while Ken Hutton and Grant Harrington aided with three helpers apiece. Gerry Veres replied for the Kodlaks. The Miners’ Library chalked up a 4-0 win over the Labor Club. Tim Slobodian paced the Miners with a pair of goals while Gary Schmitt and Jerry Heck rounded out the scoring with a goal each. Wila Golia recorded his fourth shutout of the season in the Miners’ nets Off to Banff ^ Lawrence Lennon and hia mates will be off to    a 6-5 extra end verdict to advance. The winners are, Banff early next month for the Southern Alberta mixed    left to right, lead Barb Alsop, third Rita Tarnava, skip curling finals. Lennon edged Lyle Davis of Lethbridge    Lennon and second Jocko Tarnava.    ' in the A'B final. Lennon won the A and needed just Proclaims himself hero of world’s masses Ali seems back to normal NEW YORK (AP) -Muhammad Ali, on a verbal rampage after a revenge victory over Joe Frazier, took out after white people and President Nixon Tuesday and unabashedly proclaimed himself the hero of the world’s masses. "I am loved all over the earth,*’ the 32-year-old former heavyweight boxing chanipion announced to a morning-after news conference at M^son Square Garden. One of the results of All’s 12-round decision over the slugger who beat him in their ballyhooed Battle of the Century nearly three years ago was that it restored a forum for the glib, cocky pugilist. Ali brought the White House into his line of fire when he began discussing his own universal popularity with the common people. “Mr. Nixon is the president, but he doesn’t have the people behind him.” Ali said. “That’s the trouble with this world. When you want to get elected, you go out on the streets, yon go into the shops and you talk to the poor people “But when you’re elected, you forget them. “I am the most famous man in the world, but I don’t lose touch.” The two-hour news conference, with Frazier aRiearing first and Ah joining later, had one tense moment vrtien Joe and Ali got into a religious discussion. With Frazier and Joe’s trainer, Eddie Putch, sitting on the stage with him, Ali upbraided Futch for persisting on calling him by his Christian name, Cassius Clay, instead of his Muslim name, Muhammad All “Clay is my slave name,” Ali said with a ring of anger in his voice “So I don’t want you to keep calling me Clay " Ali glared a1^ Futch. “Is that a threat’” asked Frazier, bristling. “I’m talking to Futch,” Ali said. “Not you, Joe. After all, it’s ignorant . ” Frazier stiffened in his chair. It was a word that set off a tugging match between the two fighters in a television South umpires plan meetings Umpire in chief George Rayment of Calgary will be in Leubridge ho^ng to form an association for local and district umpires this weekend. Rayment, who is the chief umpire from Red Deer south to the U.S. border, will meet with the local umpire? Friday ni^t and with the Medicine Hat and Claresholm Umpires Association Saturday morning. Both meetings will be held at Civic Sports Centre in Room 1, Friday's meeting gets underway at eight o’clock while Saturday’s sessions is slated for 10. All persons regardless of sex, who wish to officiate sbftbaU in either fast pitch or slow pitch, are urged to attend. Meanwhile the 1974 provincial bantam A girls’ finals will be staged in Southern Alberta. The winners of the southern zone will host the playoffs July 27-28. ’The sites for the Canadian senior A men’s and women’s have been set for the 1974 season. ’The men’s finals will be held Victoria Aug. 25*31 while Other playoff sites for irovincial finals are open for as outlined on pg. 45-46 of the Alberta Amateur Softball Association. All bids must be submitted to the AASA’s president Bob Brana^ at S77 Northmount E»r. N.W., Calgary. studio the middle of last week “Relax. Joe,” Ali said. “If we fight again, we will have another big fight for money.” Lighter, faster and all grim. determination where three years ago he gambled, fooled and fell, Ali took charge from the opening bell with flashing jabs, hooks, uppercuts and rippling combination punches that battered, frustrated, enraged and finally wore down Frazier. But Ali, no longer as fast or as fleet of foot as he was in his prime, had to dig into the deepest reserves of his skill and stamina to keep ths stalking, weaving, remorseless Frazier at bay Ali was unable to put Frazier away although he could well have been robbed of the chance of a knockout in the second round. in the women planned for Edmonton. s series are Aug. 21-25 in REGION 14 UNIFARM 1974 BONSPIBL Fab. 18th, 19th A 20th Lttliliridgi Civic Ice Centre OPEN TO ALL UNIPAHM MEMBERS AND ABSOCIATED MEMBERS 4 EVENTS —^24 PER RINK Desdllne: Monday, February 4th ENTRIES TOi MISS MOLLY COUPUND 721 • Mt Strati S., LeHib or Phone I27-04M I.......msDAYs.......I LEO SINGER’S 16th ANNUAL STORE WIDE ■ LLU ainULli O J.UUI    ■■ ^ amcxes&i Don't miss out on the final 3 great savings (¡ays of our 16th flnnua/ Bargain Carnival Our Entire fine stock offered at great savings MEN'S SPOUT JACKETS ürfBlAZEIIS ; a group of Fortrel Jackott Rag. to fid.dS 29 ICIAL .99 A selection or Fortrel and Wool Blands Rag. 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