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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, July 4, 1970 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD IT'S A HUMBLING GAME Tha fellow who said golf is o humbling game prob- ably didn't have this in mind. In spits of the handicap, the teenager played out his round in a junior, golf tournament in Charlotte, N.C.________________________________ Final Today Court Posts Victory WIMBLEDON, England CAP) Ken RosewaU, 35-yeaMld Australian tennis wizard, had a chance today to join Margaret Court and Bfllie Jean King as the year's Wimbledon record- breakers. Rosewall was to face John Newcombe in the men's final of the All-England, championships. Rosewall would be the oldest man ever to win his first Wim- bledon singles Stile if victorious. Mrs. Court, of Australia, fsrok the women's crown Friday by defeating Mrs. King of the U.S. 14-12, 11-9 in the longest and most-gruelling women's final in Wimbledon history. It was two games longer than the epic filial of 1919, when Su- zanne Lenglon downed Mrs. Lambert Chambers in a hectic affair which old men still talk about today. Friday's drama probably will be talked about for just as long. It swayed back and forth, with both players hitting magnificent shots on vital points. But the real drama was un- known to the excited fans who filled every corner around the centre court. Mrs. Court had pain-killing injections in her in- jured ankle before the match, and as the marathon match went on the effect of the injec tions was'in danger of wearing off. "In the last three or four games the ankle was beginning to feel Mis. Court said afterwards. "I would have gone on until I dropped." Rosewall has already estab- lished one record. He lost in the finals of 1954 and 1956, so his final appeaiiances have been spread over 17 no other player has ever achieved anything comparable at Wim- bledon. THE We are pleased to announce that STAR-LITE MOTEL Located at: 1020 Mayor Magroth Drive South, Lethbridge PHONE 327-8515 IS NOW OWNED and OPERATED BY US MR. EARL INGARFIELD MR. DENNY KJELDGAARD We Invite everyons to usa our facilities or recommend us to others! Watch for further announce- ments of our plans for lion luch as: RESTAURANT DINING LOUNGE MORE UNITS We are planning to make the STAR-LITE into lelhbridge'l Finest Motel! Expecting Company? Book Them in at the STAR-LlfE! REASONABLE RATESI 21 Modern Units Television Swimming Pool Facilities CourUsy Coffee Wl OUAKANTII TO EVERY VISIT WITH US AN ENJOYABLE IXMRIfNCEl Class to activity such an Calf Course, Japanese Garden, Shopping Central, Henderson lake, Exhibition Grounds. Gilbert Stumbles, But Makes Cutoff Unknown Surges Into Second Round Lead LONDON, Bob Stone, a 40-year-old Kansas City native, emerged from obscurity on the Professional Golfers' As- sociation tour wiUi a one-stroke lead going into today's third round of the Canadian open championship. Stone calmly overcame heat and humidity on the par 72 London Hunt and Coun- try Club course to collect his second four-under par 68 and a 138 total. One stroke behind was vet- eran Art Wall at 137 after a one-under 71. Stone and Wall were among the late finishers in the field of 144 professionals and amateurs entered in the tourna- ment. The winner receives in Canadian funds. Among the early finishers was George Archer of Gilroy, Calif., who left on a short fishing trip immediately after shooting a 72. He returns today one stroke be- hind Wall and one ahead of Phil Rodgers, Mike Heasor and Chi Chi Rodriguez. TOPS ALL FRIDAY Rodriguez scored a best round of the go with his opening 72 and a 139 total. One stroke back are the lead- ing Canadians, .amateur Gary Cowan Kitchener, Ont., who scored an eagle-three on the par-five 13th, and professional Al Balding Toronto, who was highly critical of the severe change in pin placements on the huge greens. Stone, who earlier won the satellite division of the Citrus Open and who has collected only on the pro tour so far this year, agreed with Bald- ing's assessment of the pin placements. "The pins were a little more difficult to hit today but I still seemed to be getting closer to them which made putting that much easier." Stone, on the tour only three years, complained about the 82- degree temperature and intense humidity, but the uncomfortable atmosphere didn't prevent him from making birdies on the sec- ond, sixth, 10th, llth and 13th holes. He spoiled his f ive-under when he went one over on the 18th hole. "I dropped it down over the cliff there and had to chip back jp through the trees and then I ;wo-puttcd." Wall also agreed with Balding that the pin placements should not have been changed as much You can bet there will be some shuffling in the standings of the Southern Alberta Auto Racers following Sunday's out- ing. The battle for top spot in all three categories has increased to near mid season heights after only four weeks and the promise of even keener com- petition has been made by the drivers. Thus far in the 1970 season Allen Gains Victory Two games were played in the Commercial Men's Fastball League last evening. In the first game M and K Generals edged the Labor Club 7-5. Dennis Allen picked up the mound verdict for the Generals while Tom Yip suffered the loss. Willie Golia paced the Gen- erals at the plate with a dou- ble and a single. Lloyd Yama- gishi aided poking out two sto- les. Kaye Elliot and Dennis Haydy- chuk both stroked out a triple and a single for the Labor Club. In the second game the Con- tractors took a 11-6 win over the Marquis Hotel. Garth Lamb picked up the win white -Sig Dobler took the defeat. Gordon Yoshinaka paced the Contractors at the plate with a single and a double. Wayne Nesbitt rapped out two singles and Mary Nelson a triple to aid the win. For the Marquis Hotel Bill Krause pounded a home run in a losing cause. Also, George Jackci and LeRoy Conine both rapped out a double .while Smo- key Borne chipped in with a double and a single. _____ from where they were the first day. "Mind I tliink we ex- pected them to stick the pins off in those corners, but we didn't expect them to do it today." Balding had four birdies but emerged from lire round only one under par after going one over on three holes. "I think I played a pretty steady the Toronto pro Point Spread Narrows, Could Change Sunday Jack Tiffen holds down the point lead in "B" class com- petition with Wt points. Tiffen, however, needs only to see Lindy Smith take a couple of checkered flags Sunday and he could be in second spot. Smith, at present has Wt. Tom Dow- dell, after a slow start, has climbed into third spot with 23% points. Tom Ayerhart, in V-8 Sports- man, has the biggest lead off ANDY CAPP 'NAG.'NAG.'NAG; 'DEATH OF ME' .GOTTUSTTHE EPITAPH ''ECOULb TELL MORE .LIES AN1 SUP MORE .BOOZE THAN MAN! EVERKNEW TUST LIKE A 1 3AXS ANVTHIN1 NICE ABOUT 'ER all three divisions and yet can't let up as his margin won't allow it. Ayerhart has accumu- lated 39V'z points while Len Vaselenak is giving chase with Third place belongs to Lawrence Bailey with George Androkovich heads the list in "C" class with points just three points, better than Dale Skiba. L a m a r Navratil holds down third spot with 25 points. Action Sunday gets under way at with the time trials followed by racing at Meanwhile, four doublehead- ers will be played in the Leth- bridge Recreation Senior Base- ball League. At Henderson Park Enchant pays a visit for two games while Lethbridge Miners tra- vel to Brooks for a pair. In other games Pincher Creek is at Vulcan with Taber at Milk River. The Lethbridge games get way at two and seven with game times in Brooks, Vulcan and Mflk River set at two and five. Lethbridge Royals will be at home to Medicine Hat. CanUIi- nis in the final of the southern zone competition for the right to advance to the Alberta final of the A.F.A. Cup. Game time Sunday is three o'clock at the Civic Centre. Race Results CALGARY (CP) Race results Fri- day from Victoria Park. First claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- ey Joker (Bllltngsley) 4.20 )M 3.20, Happys Bobo. (Hunt) ey appys oo. 4.00 3.20, Acap- ulco Gold (Glesbrecht) Abbeys Alibi, Tough Luck, Lustrous Mike, Plucky Doo, Naughty Imp also ran. Second and up, Camttil ,0.90 4.30, 7.70' AM. Roundys Kid Hlohdorn (Hunt) 4.10. Time- 2-5 Ypr Evad, Bomber Brown, Renees Prince, Cnina Moon also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: S2J.20. Third claiming, 2-year-olds, B To My Ears (Turetsky) 12.90 3162.90, (Scott) 2.20 2.50, Pence Tiki (StadnyM 3.30 2.70. Magic Dirk, Hlah Tenor, Happys Bernle, Hopping Hope also ran. X-Dead Heat. Fourth SUOO, claiming, 4-year-olds and up, "wild'fonts (Billingsley) 9 (0 4 90 390, Spare Key (Lawson) 5.08 3.30, Old Army (Barroby) 4.20. Foxy' sS Captain Prelect, Blue Zlo, Search Patch also ran. Track Scratch Crown Countess. Fifth claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- Dove (Blllingsley) 7.70 4.30 S.60? swinging Lane (Norrls) 4.20 3.00, Chinos Lissa (Lawson) 3.40. Fastascanbe, Honorule, News Media, Tricky Speed also ran. EXACTOR: JJJ.6I. Sl.BOO, claiming, 4-year-olds, IVi mwoSnly B (Coombs) 9.20 4.50 3.10, Cur- ra Tip (Bllllngsley) 5.40 3.20, Free Ground (Barroby) 3.90. Mack, Deletus, Tuffys Image also ran, _________ SHOTGUN SHOOTERS Tha LETHBRIDGE TRAP CLUB invites you to come out and sharpen up for the coming season. Free instruction upon request OPEN: Wednesday p.m. Saturday p.m. Sunday p.m. Club located miles south of the Drive- in Theatre on Highway No, 5 and IV4 miles west. For further information Phone 327-8127 or 327-6331 ATTENTION VACATION MOTORISTS Don't Start Your Vacation Trip Without A RADIATOR FLUSH Save yourself unncesiary roadside stops due to over- heated engine we can perform this work for you expertly and efficiently with our modern equip- ment! El Rancho Mh M.M. Drive CAR NEED A TUNE-UP? Ernie Rosvold our licensed mechanic is the Best Tune- Up Specialist in Southern Alberta. All work Juaran- teedl Service 327-5404 seventh handicap, 4-year-olds and up, Vii miles Pebble Hill (Rasmussen) 4.00 2.40, 2.20, Sioux Cadet (L. Wlsemin) 2.iO 2.10, Pandors Box (Bllllngsley) 2.50. Time: 4-5 Coal Dust, Eagle Hill, Wicked Wyn- nle also ran. Eighth claiming, 4-year-olds and up, 4.6Qf Grin Tin Tin CW. Coombs) Time: 1-5 said, "but it was damned hot out there. "And I really think the differ- ence in pin placements between yesterday and today was too se- vere. "Today the placements were 100 times at least 50 times tougher, than yester- day. And being in the afternoon the greens were a little lard.' An even 70 players, Including three o! the four Canadian ama- teurs entered, made the cut at 147. GILBERT BLOWS LEAD First-round leader Gibby Gil- bert, who had a 65 Thursday, blew to a 77 but still made the cut with a 142 total. Gary Pitchford of Toronto, the leading Canadian after the first round with a 67, dropped to an 83 and failed to make the final two rounds. Other Canadians who quali- fied for the last 36 holes today and Sunday were George Knud- son of Toronto with a 142, Jack Bisseger of Ste. Julie, Que., 143; amateur Nick Weslock of Bur- lington, Ont., 143; Gary Bower- man of Toronto and Belleville, Ont., 143; Adrien Bigras, Rose- mere, Que., 143; and amateur Wayne McDonald, Brampton, Ont., 147. Among the big name players to drop out was veteran Sam Snead, three-time winner of the Canadian title, who shot an 80 for a 149 total. Defending champion Tommy Aaron, who won a playoff with Snead in last year's Open at Montreal, also dropped out with a 149 on rounds of 78 and 71. Royals Face Cantalini's In soccer action the Leth- bridge Royals will tangle with the Medicins Hat Cantalini's at Lethbridge Civic Sports Centre tomorrow afternoon at 3 p.m. The winners will then play the Calgary district winner or the Edmonton district winner in a home and home, total goals series. When the winner of this se- ries is found they will advance to the Western Championship meeting Winnipeg as their op- position. 1-3 Champions of the East and Tiger, Dexter Boy, Milled, the West will finally play-off for Now, _Honey pal also ran. (llo Nationaj championship. WRESTLING EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM MONDAY, JULY 6 Abdullah to be tearched by 7 Referees! ABDULLAH THE BUTCHER vs. CARLOS BELAFONTI MIGHTY URSUS vs. BOB SWEETAN GIRLS WRESTLE ROYAL FOLLOWED BY CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH! Plul SWEET DADDY SIKI and 4 MORI BIG BOUTS Admission 52 SI.50 Box Office Opens p.m. Watch Stampede Wrestling Saturday afternoon ond Monday Night on CJIH-TV Channel 7. GRADUATION SPECIAL YAMAHA 100 TWIN JET First twin-cylinder, twin carburetor engine In the lOOcc class. Husky 2-stroke parallel twin engine "jets" you there and in style. Twin exhausts. 4-speed synchronized transmis- sion and exclusive Autolube automatic lubrication. S395 Regular SPECIAL YAMAHA CYCLE 21st Street and 2nd Avenut S. Phone 328-4977 PARTS-SALES-SERVICE SALES AND SERVICE LTD. SPORTS FANS! I BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. Among the thousands of big league baseball games over t h e years, only one ever wound up with both teams aclly- the same number of runs, hits, errors, walks and strikeouts This unusual tie game took place Aug. 13, 1910 between the Pirates arid Dodgers It was called because of darkness at the end of 9 innings At that time, each team had 8 runs, 13 hits, 2 errors, 2 walks and 5 strikeoutsl That's a million-to-one shot There's never been another big league game like it, and there may never be another one. How do you figure this one Only about 10% of the U.S. population is left- handed, yet almost 30% of maior league baseball play- ers are left-handedl Here's ah oddity The Montreal Expos actually won more games on the road last season than they did at you don't see that very often in any sport At homo Montreal won 24 and lost 57 for o percen- tage of .296 On the road they won 28 ond lost 53 for a percentage of .346. I bet you didn't know KIRK'S (the Tire Experts) are a One-Stop Car Service Oper- ation for vacationers who want to enjoy a trouble-free Holiday Trip. When it comet to Uniroyal Tires, Brakes, Alignment, or Balance you really owe it to yourself ana safety to let Kirk's perform a Free Safety Check to let you have a worry-free auto trip on your holidays. Our staff is fully qualified and can give you expert ser- vice because we own the very finest modern equipment that leaves nothing to chance so why not come In and get the Rest It costs no morel Set KIRK'S for The Best Deal For Every Wheell KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. "The Tire Experts" Your UNIROYAL Dealer 3 LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU 1621 3rd Ave. S. PHONE 327-5985 KIRK'S FERNIE, B.C. Phone 423-7746 KIRK'S TIRE (TABER) LTD. 6201 50th Avenue I Phone 223-3441 I ;