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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THI IITHMIDOI HIRAID Friday, July 13, 1973 South meets north Saturday Lakers land eight on all-stars By LLOYD YAMAGISHI Herald Sports Writer Preparations for the first ever Alberta Major Baseball League All Star game have been completed and will get under way as scheduled in Ed- monton Saturday night. The p.m. encounter which will be staged at Renfrew Park will have the top players in the south division facing the best in north division. The Lethbridge Lakers dom- inated the south division all- star squad as they picked up eight spots on the rosf ter. The Giants bolstered, the line- up with six players white the defending champion Calgary Jimmies added five. South All-Star team manag- er, John Elick of the Jimmies, plans to go with John Edwards of Giants behind the plate with Brian Maxwell of Lakers as back-up. Rob Roy of the Lakers earn- ed a starting role at first base while teammate Bob Brown handles the chores at third. Second base will be covered by Dave Morris of the Jimmies while shortstop duties have been given to Giants' Dave Ed- son. Other players chosen to lend infield help include Marty Max- well of the Lakers, Larry Nak- onechny of the Giants and Jim- mies' Steve Powers. The south division outfielders will have Howie Heggedal and Wayne Commodore from the Lakers in left and right fields respectively with Jimmies' Rich Meily in centre. Paul Gallivan will act as back-up to the three fielders. Elick has yet to name his starting pitcher but has six on his staff ready for action. The pitching stalf will consist of Paul Sullivan and Al Fer- chuk of the Lakers, Dave Day and Jim Petersen of the Giants and Jimmies' Juan Eiehelber- ger and Ron Peterson. Calgary Giants' manag e r Poor stock, poor riders CALGARY stock matched by lack-lustre per- formances by the cowboys Thursday left the leaderships in all rodeo events at the Stampede unchanged. The only noteworthy per- formances were logged by Mel Hyland, world saddle bronc Brad Cox trails by four strokes EDMONTON (CP) Dave Parker of Edmonton, trying to parlay a win in the Alberta junior golf championship into a golf scholarship to Stanford University, held a one-shot lead Thursday after 36 holes of the 54-hoIe provincial event. The 17-year-old Parker, one of the city's best players in local events but never before e threat in provincial tourna- ments, shot a three-over-par 74 Thursday for a two-round ag- gregate of ISO. He had a one-shot lead on Barry Goring of Red Deer, a member of the provincial B team last year, and two shots on Doug Lecuyer of Edmon- ton. Cowing bogied the final three holes for 74 and 151, while tte Lecuyer, the Edmonton junior champ, sank a four-footer on the 18th for a birdie and a 73. Bob Haldane of Red Deer, a member of the provincial A team two years ago as a 15 year-old, Roy Abbenbroek of Calgary and Brad Cox of Leth- bridge were at 154. Haldane shot a 73 to tie Lecuyer for the best round of the day. champion from Surrey, B.C., in the bareback bronc event and C. R. Jones of Lakeside, Calif., in the steer wrestling. Hyland's score of 71 moved him into second place behind Ace Berry of Modesto, Calif., who had a 72 ride Tuesday. Jones came within an ace of overhauling steer wrestling, second-go-round leader, Tom Elliot of Colorado Springs, Colo., with a time of 4.8 sec- onds, one-tenth of a second off the pace. His time was good enough for second. A 68 by Peter Gay of Mes- quite, Tex., was the day's best score in bull riding, but not good enough to put him in the top 10 standing. Dale Rose of Medicine Hat still holds the lead in the bull riding event with his 79 ride Monday followed by Bob Rob- ertson of Yellowgrass, Sask., who trails by three points. First and second place in the saddle bronc event remains with the Smith Brothers of Cody, Wyo. The top saddle bronc mark Thursday was a 67 scored by Doug Brown of Silverton, Ore., and Peter Bruised Head of Standoff, Alta. Roy Burk of Duncan, Okla., kept his lead in the calf roping second-go-round with a 11.2 scored Tuesday. Best time Thursday was re- corded by Clyde Bullard of Commanche, Okla., who had a 13.3 second time. Meanwhile the Stampede chuckwagob championships appear to have boiled down to a three-wagon affair after completion of the eighth day of competition Thursday. The Lyte Adam outfit of Grande Prairie, continued to set the pace with two days of racing remaining. WHAT IS AKAI? Akai for over 40 years has been famous as one of the largest manufacturers of top quality stores equipment in the world, producing a complete line of receivers, amplifiers, tuners, speakers, tape recorders, cassette, 8 track decks. This product is distributed in over 114 countries of the world using the latest methods to produce professional qual- ify equipment at reasonable prices. Akai is one of the most progressive engineering firms m the world, for instance they use their exclusive glass and crystal ferrite heads in most of their recording units, thoj giv- ing the best possible recording quality. These heads have a lifetime guarantee. Most of the recording units are equip- ped with hysteresis synchronous motors for perfect speed con- trol. The exclusive A.D.R. (automatic distortion reduction sys- tem) combined with the Dolby system will give you a truly professional recording quality even on cassettes. Other ex- dusive features in the speaker receiver line are too mony to mention. Akai unquestionably gives you the best value for your dollar, don't settle for less. Check with the better slereo dealers in town. AH our Akai show equipment must be cleared oat by Saturday evening! We are offering savings of up to and even 50% AT ACME TELEVISION LTD. COLLEGE MALI PHONE 328-8316 Mel Pettibrew and Lakers' Ron Taylor will assist Elick. Meanwhile the north squad will be handled by Orville Fran- chuk, manager of the Edmon- ton Tigers, who were last year's league finalists. Franchuk will go with Nick Testa of the Red Deer Gen- erals and Bruce Gullett of the Edmonton Stackers as catch- ers; Murray Sleeves and Dave Solwinski of the Tigers at first and second bases respec- tively; Generals' Roger Pozzo at third and Brian Betts of the Blockers at shortstop. Greg Warzecka and Ron Wat- amaniuk of the Tigers will add infield depth. The outfield will consist of Blair Manna of tbe Generals in left, Jessie Chavez from the Ti- gers in centre and another Gen- eral Irv Horns in right. Andy Skujins was also sel- ected to aid in the outfield. He toils with the Blockers. The north pitching staff will consist of Mickey Hall and Pat Murphy of the Tigers; All Mc- Kee, Fred Oardwell and Mike Shaupe of the Generals and Glen Winder and Steve Percell of the Blockers. Blocker coaches Larry Pro- tar and Wafly Waddle will as- sist Franchuk. Meanwhile in Lacombe im- port Irv Horns smashed a two- run homer in tbe bottom of the seventh to carry Red Deer Generals to a 6-3 win over Cal- gary Jimmies Thursday night in a league game. Horns' 35ft-foot line shot fol- lowed a double by Layerne Bon- ham which scored pitcher Bob Koehler with the winning run. Keohler, a left-hander, scat- tered nine hits in picking up his third win ia four decisions. Playing manager John Elick, who also bad two singles, tri- pled in a run for the Jimmies in the second but a solo homer by Blair Hanna, his third of the season, got the Generals even in the fourth. Elicks' run-scoring single and an error in the outfield by Bonham gave the Jimmies a 3-1 lead in the sixth but Red Deer tied the score in their half of the inning on a double by Mike Shaupe and a two-out error by Elicfc. The losing pitcher was Juan Eichelberger, who was replac- ed by Don Davis ia tiw seventh. Between them the Calgary pitchers allowed nine hits, two each by Shaupe and Al McKee. Steve Powers and Ron Ste- phenson each had two hits for Calgary. Meanwhile in Edmonton Bob Currie struck out 13 batters to lead Edmonton Blockers to a 5-1 victory over Edmonton Tigers last night. Currie allowed eight Mis and walked only two. The Blockers scored twice in the sixth to break a 1-1 tie and added two unearned runs in the seventh against the Tigers' starting and losing pitcher, Les Ohm. Bruce Gullett drove in two of the Blocker runs with a single and a triple while Andy Sku- jins also had a pair of hits for the winners. Ron Watamaniuk led the Ti- gers with three singles. Dave Sowinski scored the Tigers' lone run in the third inning, stealing home while Skujins held on to tbe ball in centre field- Biockcn 1MM1 200-5 4 Currie and Gullett; Ohm Ewasiuk (8) and Franchuk. Jimmies M2 9 1 Generals 9 2 Eicheiuerger (2-2) Davis (7) and Johnston; Koehler (3-1) and Testa. HRs: Red Deer Hanna Horns 1971 Toyota Corolla perfect running order 1970 Hornet automatic. Good condition. 1968 lark Tent Trailer accomodotes 8, ice box end stove. 1962 Canuck Trailer Coolclng facilities and ice box. 1 (One) 1973 Datsun DEMO CLEARANCE Foreign Car (Lethbridge) Ltd. 11023rd Phone 32V.9651 Race results CALGARY Park race results Thursday: FIRST claiming, 2-year-olds, S fur. longs. Blue Bouncer (Parsons) 3.40 3.10 3.20; (Gold) 9.40 3.30; Fair Mor- ning (Campbell) 2.40. Time: 2-5 Wes Ty, New Tradition, Klonosa also ran. SECONP claiming, 4-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs. Mlssyway (Rasmussen) 4.70 3.10 2.50; Frenesl (Gold) 3.40 2.80; Sure Speed (McCauley) 3.30. Time: 2-5 Raneepage, Hungry Hawfc, Luck, Reserved Speed, Shady Request, also ran. DAILY DOUBLE THIRD claiming, 4-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs. Jake The Rake (Rasmussen) S.00 3.70 2.80; June Fire North (Whittle) 6.30 3.00; Burgundy Lass (Ryerott) 4.00. Time: 3-5. Green Pert, Rae Of Gold, Ferment, Miss Kaysuecon, Pilgrim Maid also ran. QUINELLA: FOURTH claiming 4-year-olds and up, 1% miles. Flight Count (Phelan) 15.50 7.20 3.00; Rusty Rouser (McCauley) 6.80 3.50; Sione 3.50. Time: 3-5. Pebble Hill, Red Mahoganey, Roar Of Mirth also ran. FIFTH claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- longs. Sables Blue (Parsons) 4.80 3.20 2.60; Tea Coffee John (Haynes) 3.30 J.M.- HI Bill (Hedge) 3.90. Time: 4J. My Master, Chariot Trip, Kitty's Ko- met, caesar Boy, Flying Speed also ran. EXACTOR: SIXTH allowance, 2-year-olds, 5 fur- longs. Sea Reason (Hedge) 6.50 2.50 2.30; Morning Knight (Inda) 2.40 2.50; Gold Emperor (Rasmussen) 2.60. Time: 4J seconds. Stormy Spirit, To Say Girl also ran. SEVENTH claiming, 4-year-olds and up, IVi miles. Pop's Lady (Hedge) 7.TO 4.10 3.70; Grand Stride (Gold) 3.00 2.90; Make It Magic (Morris) 4.20. Time: Baha Marimba, Sootlme, Kindly Far- mer also ran. EIGHTH claiming, 4-year.olds and up, 7 furlongs. Silver Waters (Glesbrecht) 10.50 5.00 3.20; River Hawk (Shields) 4.80 3.50; Outroman (Gold) Time: Tay's Talent, Patfl Birch, Top Story, Diddle also ran. QUINELLA: Golf league COUNTRY CLUB Low gross Bob Parsons, Parsons 42. Low net Dick Broderick, Dorigatti 29. .Low team ntt Eaton's, Ste- wart Allison, Vic Saunders, Fred Morgan and Stewart Scott 143. Key Realty....................87 Toliesfrup.................... 86 Dorlgatfi...................85 Packers....................84 Lethbridge Office Furniture.......83 Lakeview Texaco................80 Gentlemen III..................75 Eaton's........................75 Reliance Agencies...............73' Black's.......................68 Parsons..................... ..45 LAKESIDE Low gross John Sharp, Pahulje 37. Low net Herb Wiflms, Owens 30. Low team net House of Lethbridge, Murray Mills, Cliff Stroh, Bill Golia and Les Cow- in 142. Fleming......... ............114 Ace Jubilee Homes ..........100 Sugar Beeters.............. ...99 Singers..................... ..98 Fraches......................97 Pahulje.....................96 Parsons......................95 Union 76.....................95 House of Lethbridge...........94 Dorlgetti......................92 Imperial Life................. 92 CHEC.....................92 CJOC....................... .91 A and W.................. 90 Lethbridge Herald.......... 86 Walkers.................... 'as away Dionne Laver of Alberta pots everything nto a javelin throw and her wheelchair almost away from her as she practices for the Wheelchair Olympics to be held in England starting today. She is one of 16 Canadians who made the trip. Clemente's airplane a flying death-trap WASHINGTON (AP) The plane that carried baseball star Roberto Clemente to his death last New Year's Eve was over- loaded, had two bad engines and had not been flown in four months, the National Trans- portation Safety Board said to- day. The flight engineer was un- qualified for his position and the co-pilot had a total of six hours in the type of plane being flown, the board added. Clemente, an all-star out- fielder for Pittsburgh Pirates, and four others died when the f o u r-engine DC-7 crashed shortly after takeoff from Puerto Rico on a mercy flight to Managua, Nicaragua. The plane, owned by a Puerto Rico charter operator, was loaded with relief supplies for survi- vors of the Managua earth- quake. Clemente, a native of Puerto Rico, had agreed to head up the relief effort after be got word of the Dec. 23 disaster. His organ- ization bad collected in cash and tons of food, clothing and medicine. 2 TONS TOO HEAVY The safety board said its in- vestigation of the accident showed: four-engined, propeller- driven plane was pounds overweight when it took off; was extensive inter- nal failure in the inboard left engine during the takeoff. The board said the failure was traced to previous engine dam- age cause during a ground acci- dent; inboard right engine was so badly worn that it could not develop full power; aircraft had not been flown in approximately four months; flight engineer was a mechanic unqualified for Ms po- sition in the crew. The co-pilot had six hours of DC-7 flight time. The board said the previous accident that damaged the left engine occurred on Dec. 2 when the plane ran into a drainage ditch during taxiing. It said the left and right inboard engine propellers struck concrete and stopped abruptly. The first attempt of the air- plane to take off was aborted, the board said, the plane was returned to its ramp for -work on both right engines. It said the plane attempted a later. The plane took feet to get off the ground and gained altitude slowly before turning left to head back toward the air- port. It continued to lose altitude during the turn and crashed into the ocean, about 1% miles from San Juan's luxury hotels. The board said an eyewitness told Clemente the plane was im- properly loaded and unsafe but that Clemente replied be didn't know anything about this. "Mr. Clemente presumed the flight was being conducted safely. This was under- standable. But faith in a safe operation is not enough." The board said persons char- tering an airplane should deter- mine themselves the air- worthiness of the craft and the operational ability of the pilot The 38-year-old Clemente was one of 11 baseball players to get hits during his career. He compiled a lifetime batting av- erage of over .300 and won four National League batting titles. Eliminations set City of Lethbridge has set official dates for elimina- tion playoffs in two sporting events for the 1973 Southern Alberta Summer Games. The horseshoe playdowns wDl get under way Sunday at 2 p.m. at the horseshoe pitch while the archery eliminations are slated for July 17 at p.m. at the local Archery dub range. Both facilities are located in the In- dian Battle Park. Registration fee for the two events are set for fifty cents per event and if further infor- mation is required contact Guy Sunada at Hie Lethbridge Yates Centre. Meanwhile lapel buttons are now being sold in the south area to help promote the Sum- mer Games which will be staged in Raymond July 25-28. The buttons can be purchased for one dollar and will entitle the bearer to free admission for the four days of activities. Much of the funds for spon- soring the Games will come from the sale of these buttons and can be purchased from re- gional sports and recreation di- rectors or any member of the in your area. RAY'S GAIN GAS BAR 5th AVENUE and STAFFORD DRIVE NORTH (AT THE TRAFFIC CIRCU) New operated by RAY GILCHRIST (Formerly of Sunny Service) WELCOME TO ALL OLD AND NEW CUSTOMERS PHONE 329-4022 FORD DOUG DUNLOP LEASING LTD. 1510 Mayer Magrath Drive Spectalidnff In: INDIVIDUAL OR FLEET IEASING CARS or TRUCKS CAll feOft DAVIDSON (leasing Consultant) Phone 328-8861 "PROMTS EAUNED THXOUGH THE USE NOT THE OWNERSHIP" SHORT TERM IONG vane and Vaj v ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pet. GBL Chicago........ 50 38 .568 St. Louis....... 44 42 .512 5 41 43 .488 7 Pittsburgh..... 40 44 .476 8 Philadelphia 39 48 .448 10'A New York 34 47 .434 11 Vj Wast Los Angeles 56 34 .422 Cincinnati 49 39 .557 6 San Francisco 50 40 .556 6 Houston 49 44 .527 Vfl Atlanta 41 50 .451 15% San Diego...... 31 57 .352 24 THURSDAY'S RESULTS Houston 100 000 7 II 1 Philadelphia 100 201 i 12 o Forsch, Ray, Pizarro (M) (8) and Jutze; Lonborg, Wilson Lersch (2-4) and Bosne. HRs: (2) Pha-Luzinskl Pittsburgh 000 2 San DfcSO 000 000 000- 0 S 0 Walker and Sanguillen; Ktrby (5-10) Rots (9) and Corralles. HRs: Pgh-Starjell (26) Robertson St. UMftt ..000 ON 000-0 7 1 Las Angelas IK 1M 11 0 Folkars and Sim- mons; Messersmitti (8-6) and Fergu- son. HR: LA auckner LEAGUE LEADERS Mots, LA 4 Watson, Hou Unter, Pha Maddox, sF..... Goodson, SF Robinson, Pha Matthews, SF Grubb, SO Cedeno, Hou Cardinal, CM AB R H Pet. 201 25 70 .348 346 66 115 .332 224 37 74 .330 299 40 n .378 30 W .325 185 27 60 .324 275 37 .324 719 31 70 .320 277 52 88 .318 291 SO 72 -316 LEA6UE LEADERS AMERIMN LEAOUE AB 173 208 307 350 Btanberg, NY Horton, Del Carew, Min May, Mil Blair. Sal..... Murcer, NY...... 359 Bumbry, Bal...... ITO Alien, Cm Lowtnsleln, Cle 155 Mayberry, Kc .306 R H Pet. 31 M J70 28 73 .351 53106 .345 SS111 .317 38 83 .313 49 112 .312 3S S3 -312 3? 76 -310 22 4B S9 91 .310 .301 AMCRICAH LEAGUE East W L New York so 41 Boston Baltimore Detroit Cleveland Oakland Kansas City Minnesota 46 39 .541 44 38 .537 46 42 .523 43 U .494 31 58 -.348 Pet. GBL .509 West SO 39 49 43 45 41 California 45 41 Chicago........ 45 42 .562 .533 .523 .523 .517 .349 Vft IS VA 3 Texas" 30 56 THURSDAY'S RESULTS Oakland OC2 000 Milwaukee .ooowi 1 Blue, Fingers (2-5) and Fosse; Slaton Linzy Short Champion (9) and Ellie Rodrlgeuz. HRs: Fosse California ON ON t t Detroit 103000 12 I Singer, Barber Sells (4-2) (7) and Torborg, Kusnyer Strahler, Hillor (4-2) (7) and Sims. HRs: Brtnkmon Kansas City. 200010 7 1 New YertC 120 DO 17 Drago Mingorl Dal Can. ton (6) and Healy; Dobson (W) and Munson. HRs: KC-Otij Balllmort 002 100 4 10 1 Chicago 0021W 7 0 Jefferson Jackson (0) and Williams; Johnson. Forster (2-1) (4) and Herrmann. HR: Texas.....090010 2 0 Boston 100010 f 12 0 Clyde Gogoiewsk!