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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12-THE LETHBRIDGE July Karate blow used to injure Battle for ball West German Rainer fights for the ball with unidentified Polish player Wednesday in 1-0 victory. Sentiments with Connors are favorites Dethrones King Olga Morozova in action in upset victory over Billie Jean King. Golf league LAKESIDE WOMEN'S Low net Hilda Mildred Skrove 38. Low gross Carol Mildred Skrove 49. Low team net Mildred Skrove. Carol Hilda Irma Pat Henderson 159. Eight-point sweeps Mildred Skrove. STANDINGS Mildred Skrove..........................41 Faye's Apparel...........................37 Seeman's Jewellery....................27 Value Village.............................23 COUNTRY CLUB Lakeview Texaco 28. Low gross Al Gentlemen III 34. Low team net Lakeview Texaco. Hudson 135. Eight-point sweep Lakeview Texaco. STANDINGS Lakeview Texaco.......................93 Gentlemen III............................89 Bastedo's.................................82 Lelhbridge Office Furn...............81 Packers...................................78 Oliver......................................77 Dorlgattl....................................68 Black's...'..................................67 Reliance...................................62 Perky.......................................59 Eaton.......................................57 LONDON Chris Evert and her Jimmy are the logical favorites to take the Wimbledon singles but a man old enough to be the father of the Ken Rose- wall of is a sen- timental pick in the tennis tournament. Defending champions Billie Jean King and Jan Kodes were sidelined in Wednesday's quarter-finals along with two highly-touted Australians 1971 winner Evonne Goolagong and top-seeded John Newcombe. That left the 19-year-old Miss Evert and as the top seeds left in the tournament Rosewall has been trying to win for 22 years. Miss Evert was to meet Kerry Melville and Olga Morozova of the Soviet Union was. to face Virginia Wade in the women's singles semi- finals today. haven't beaten Chris in the last couple of said Miss Melville. Billie Jean Chris must be the favorite Connors' semi-final oppo- nent Friday will be Dick while Rosewall will take on Stan Smith. It is the first time that three Americans have reached the men's semi-finals since 1947. Miss Evert and Connors withdrew from the mixed doubles where they had been given a fighting chance to up- set the Miss King and Owen Davidson of Australia. Miss the No. 2 seed who won the Italian and French advanced to the semi-finals with a 6-2 victory over Helga Masthoff of West Germany while her doubles Mrs. upset Miss King 7- 6-2. Billie Jean has won 17 Wim- bledon including five singles crowns. Miss Melville pulled an up- set almost as stunning as the Russian's. She ousted Miss Goolagong 6-4. Miss Wade qualified by disposing of South Africa's Linky Boshoff 6-2. a finalist three times but never able to put the championship among his other major tournament up- set the top-seeded Newcombe 7-5. Rosewall showed brilliance in the first and third set against whose usually strong serve failed him. But Newcombe had a chance in the fourth set. With the score 5-5 and Newcombe leading 40-15 on Rosewall's he was going for a West Holland in final Germany The soccer stars of West Germany and the Netherlands have three days to restore their tired and bruised limbs before the final of the World Cup at Munich's Olympic Stadium Sunday. To get to the the two teams won through the most gruelling matches of the three-weeks-long tournament. But they were gruelling in different ways. The Germans ploughed through a field like run- ning until they were ready to and edged Poland 1-0 at Frankfurt. The Dutch downed the de- fending 2-0 on a firm field at Dortmund but took a heavy pounding from some of the roughest tackling seen in the com- petition. The Netherlands came out of the battle severely mauled. Winger Rob Rensenbrink limped off with a pulled mus- cle and may miss the final. Midfielder Johnny scorer of Holland's first was heavily bruised. Dutch officials alleged after the game that Neeskens was felled by a karate blow in the first half. Seven minutes from the end he had his legs scythed from under him in a knee-high tackle by Brazilian defender Luiz Pereira. Pereira was sent off the field and Neeskens was helped limping to the dressing room. But the tough little Dutchman has a reputation for shrugging off injuries and playing on. not too worried about him at the said Dr. Fritz the Dutch team physician. know how tough he is. Rensenbrink is the big If West Germany and the Netherlands keep up the standards that have taken them through so Sunday's final will be a classic. Gerd who topped the goal-scoring list in the last World Cup in Mexico in scored West Germany's winner in the 52nd minute of the muddy struggle against Poland. Short sport roundup SIEBERT AILING ST. LOUIS St. Louis Cardinals said Wednesday night they have asked permis- sion to place ailing right- handed pitcher Sonny Siebert on the National League baseball team's 21-day disabl- ed list. Siebert is suffering from an inflamed tendon behind the right elbow. HOUDE SIGNS DETROIT Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League announced Wednesday that they have signed defenceman Claude Houde to a multi-year contract. native of spent last season with Baltimore Clippers and later Virginia Red both American Hockey League teams. SOUTHMEN SIGN BRANDON MEMPHIS Memphis Southmen of the World Football League said Wednesday they have signed offensive and defensive tackle Charlie Brandon for the 1975 season. 260 has been with Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League for the last three seasons. He was the most valuable player in the 1973 Grey Cup game. KINGS SIGN COLLEGIAN LOS ANGELES Los Angeles Kings announced Wednesday they have signed their top choice in the National Hockey League amateur defenceman Gary a small-college all-American defenceman from State. CALL UP PITCHER LOS ANGELES Los Angeles Dodgers of baseballs National League said Wednes- day they have recalled pitcher Rick Rhoden from their Albu- querque farm team and as- signed catcher Lee Robinson to the Pacific Coast League team in his place. PITCHED FOR BRAVES SALT LAKE Utah Paul E. a pitcher for the 1914 Boston Braves baseball team that ral- lied from last place and won the National League pennant and the World died Tuesday night at his home of natural causes. West Germany did not cope with the difficult comiitions as well as Poland in the first half. They kept the ball too close on the water-logged sur- face and their passes often failed to reach their target. talked about it in the interval and changed said veteran German coach Helmut who saw his men through to victory in his 100th international game as team manager. Johan the Dutch turned the Dortmund game in his team's favor. After operating on the left in the first half he suddenly switched to the other side of the field and made the chance for Neeskens to score the first goal in the 50th minute. Cruyff himself added the second in the 65th minute. the dethroned cham- will be least one of its stars when it plays Poland for. third place Satur- day. Pereira will be automati- cally banned from the game after being ordered off Wednesday. In other second-round games Wednesday. Sweden beat Yugoslavia 2-1 at Dusseldorf and Argentina and East Germany drew 1-1 at Gelsenkirchen. Neither game had any bearing on the weekend's pairings. GULF VACATION GET-READY SPECIAL 1 Oil Change. 2 3 M Inspect and Rotate 5 Our Best Multigrade. Supply and Install Oil Filter Lubricate Chassis Tires Examine Brake System 6 7 8 9 Examine all Lights and Signals Examine Exhaust System Examine Windshield Washers Examine all Filters and Belts Pressure Test Cooling System 11 12 13 14 Examine Shock Absorbers Examine Differential Lube Level Examine Auto Trans- mission Lube Level Test Engine Electrical System Now is the time to get your car ready for summer driving with an oil a grease tire and brake included in Gulf's 14-point Vacation Get-Ready Special. You can do it all right now at participating Gulf stations. Only for passenger cars. Gulf's normal dealer guarantee of 90 days or whichever comes applies. Make an appointment today where you see the Vacation Get-Ready sign. 14-Point Special Use your Gulf Travel Card or Chargex. INCLUDING PARTS AND LABOUR 'Maximum suggested price. For most passenger cars. Offer expires July 27. Not your overage service station. ;