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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, July 19, 1971 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 JUST WONT LET GO Dale Rose of Medicine Hat got his hand caught In rigging Saturday at the end of his ride in the bull riding competition at the Calgary Stampede and couldn't get loose. He was dragged for Whoop-Up Days open today a few feet and then broke loose. Rodeo action opens Thursday at the Exhibition Grounds here in Lethbridge. Three nights of rodeo and chuckwagon races are part of Whoop-Up Days. Dorchester repeats as champion CALGARY (CP) Tom Dor- chester won his second conse- cutive chuckwagon champion- ship Saturday night as he drove the Stewart Ranch outfit of Airdrie, to the winner's cir- cle. Last yeaf, Dorchester was at the reins of the Jack Sheckter rig from Edmonton when he got his first win in the event after 24 years of racing at the Cal- gary Stampede. Dorchester, a 60-year-old rancher from Westerose, Alta., also drove the Sheckter outfit this year and finished in fourth position- Ralph Vigen of Grande Prai- rie, finished a close second as he posted the fastest time on the final race but was unable to overcome the margin Dor- chester had built hi the pre- vious eight days. Dorchester won for his overall win plus in day money. At no time did he al- low the Stewart Ranch outfit to slip to worse than fourth place in a day's racing. The Worchesler total winning time was 10 minutes, 43.80 seconds, only 0.38 seconds ahead of Vigen. In third place, 12.4 seconds bade of the winner was Slim Different balls used gays Ellis PITTSBURGH (AP) Pitcher Dock Ellis of the Pittsburgh Pirates says some baseballs used in the National League are slicker and bigger than they should be. Umpire Nick Colosi, who behind the plate Sat- urday when Ellis won his 15th game of the season, partially agreed. "A lot of the balls are too Ellis said Sunday. "And it affects me more than some pitchers because my hands are so small. "The leather on some balls is so smooth and slick it doesn't help when they nib it up." Colosi said there has been a problem all season with the texture. "There's a difference in the h o r s e h i d said Cinlosi. "Some are much move siiiny. Some ball players think they are smaller or larger because they are slicker, but that isn't true. You just can't grip them as well and it affects a pitcher like Ellis. Especially lu's curve ball." Major league baseballs are inquired In be no smaller than 9 inches in circumference and no larger than 9Vi inches. They must weigh between 5 arc! SV'i ounces. Helme, driving the Merle An- derson wagon from Carbon, Alta. His efforts won him in final money and from daily placuigs. Dorchester collected an addi- tional for his showing in the Sheckter outfit, including in day money. The winnings are shared among the owner, driver and Short sport RACING CAR KILLS ONE MESSINA. Sicily (AP) A spectator was killed and 10 oth- ers were injured when a Fiat-A- barth went off the track and into a crowd at a tourism class auto race Sunday- Giuseppe Ca- larese the driver, was only slightly hurt. PLAYERS STABBED AUCKLAND, N..Z 'AP) Three players were stabbed and another was knocked uncon- scious with an iron bar Sunday when a brawl broke out at a rugby match between the Peacemaker's Club and UEB In- dustries, police said. The Peace- makers were leading 6-3, offi- cers reported, when a fight broke out among the players. The Peacemakers Club was formed recently to draw youngsters away from gangs and interest them in sports- TIGER RETIRES LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) Dick Tiger, former world middle- weight and light heavyweight boxing champion, announced his re'jrement Sunday. Tiger made the announcement at Ikeja Airport upon his arrival from the United States where he had lived since 1968. VETERAN TRIUMPHS BISLEY, England Veteran Frank Jermej ot King- ston, Ont., was declared the winner today of the Duke of Cambridge Challenge Cup, a tough 900-yard event at the an- Royals tied for second Lethbridge Royals moved into a tie for second spot in the Calgary Inter-City Soccer League over the weekend. Royals doubled the score, 4-2, on Calgary Croatia to gain a share of second place in the league. The locals meet Cal- gary Springers in league ac- tion this Sunday at the Civic Centre at four o'clock. The Springers have yet to be beat- en in league play but a win for the Royals would move them into first place. John Stropnik and Gus From- radas handled the scoring for (ho Royals with two goals each. Fromradas' markers gave him the league lead in scoring with eight goals. WRESTLING TONIGHT! P.M. CAMPBELl vs URSUS THORNTON vi OSBORNE INTL. TAG CHAMPIONSHIP BOUT MIDGET TAG MATCH 6 EXCITING BOUTS S2-S1.50 nual Commonwealth marks- manship meet. The 47-year-old Jermey and nine others scored a possible 50 in the Saturday shooting, with the Kingston man putting nine of his 10 shots into the inner "V" circle of the bull's-eye to beat out the competition. KUAN WINS TOURNEY BIARRITZ. France (AP) Lu Liang Huan of Taiwan, the surprise runner-up to Lee Trev- ino hi the British Open, won the French open golf championship Sunday. Vicente Fernandez and Rpb- ertc de Vicenzo of Argentina tied for second place. Lu scored a 66 on the final round for a 72-hole total of 262. Fernandez posted a final-round 62 to tie de Vicenzo at 164. SENT TO HOSPITAL WINNIPEG (CP) Winni- peg Whips manager Clyd Mc- CuEoch was taken to hospital in Rochester, N.Y., Sunday after he suffered a heart attack, club officials said here, A Whips spokesman said Mc- Culloch, 55, is reported in satis- factory condition. Pitcher Steve Shea will as- sume duties as interim man- ager. SPECTATORS FoLT.ED MESSINA, Sicily speeding car iiic track ani ;i of or. lookers al i isurlsm class auto race Sunday, killing two specta- tors and injuring 13 others. The driver of the Fiat-Abarth, Giuseppe Calarese, was only slightly hurt. Giants split but increase lead Walker was within a whisker the four outriders. The outriders help get the wagon horse underway at the start af each race, then follow through a figure-eight at the start of the race and around the half-mile oval track. The chuckwagon races, which started 47 years ago at the Stampede were marred by the death Wednesday of out- rider Rod Glass, 19, of High River. He was thrown from his horse during a collision of two wagons and was trampled by following wagons or horses. An inquest was ordered- In the final heat S'aturday night, driver Allan Brown over- turned the Ken Boreck outfit from Dawson Creek when heading onto the track. He was thrown clear and escaped unin- jured. League leaders NATIONAL LEAGUE R H Pet 3M 55 129 .358 378 59 130 .344 353 57 121 .343 265 36 90 .340 365 72 123 .337 321 5d 108 .336 350 42 114 .326 65 125 .322 Torre, St. L W. Davis, LA Beckert, Chi Pepitone, Chi Brock, St. L Clemente Pgh M. Alou, St. L Garr, All _ Cash, Pgh 283 56 91 .322 Sangulllen, Pgh 314 33 101 .320 Home runs: Stargell, Pittsburgh, 31; H. Aaron, Atlanta, 23. Runs batted In: Stargell, 88; Torre, St. Louis 73. Pitching 10 decisions: Ellis Pitts- burgh, 15-3, Gullett, Cincinnati, 9-3, .750: Dierker, Houston :j 4, 750 AMERICAN LEAGUE R H Pet 375 Oliva, Minn Murcer, NY KC 13- iv. KC f s. Bait v-r ;j si a-'.'- .it 48 82 '.'hi 285 29 87 .305 Tovar, 365 49 108 .296 F. Howard, Wash 329 36 97 .295 Rettenmund Bait. 255 46 75 .294 Home runs: Cash Detroit, 21; Mel- ton, Chi, 21; R. Smith, Boston, 20 Runs batted in: Petrocelli Boston, 64; Killebrew, Minnesota, 61.' Pitching 10 Decisions: Cuellar, Balti- more, 13-2, .867; Blue, Oakland, 18 3, By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Luke Walker walked into the Pirates' locker room after com- ing within three outs of hurling the first no-hitter in Pittsburgh in 64 years. Steve Biass, another member of the Pirates' underrated pitch- ing staff and the National League club's top comedian, shouted across the crowded room: "Walker, I know the so- lution for you every three weeks." It was meant to be funny, but it wasn't to Walker. The 27- year-old left-hander, the Pir- ates' big winner last season with 15 victories, hadn't started a gam.- since June 29, until he faced Los Angeles Dodgers Sun- day. Walker nearly pitched himself into the record books, handcuff- ing the Dodgers on one Ferguson's leadoff homer in the the Pirates completed a doubleheader sweep with a 7-1 victory, extending their winning streak to 11 games, longest in the majors this season. The Pirates, who increased their NL East lead to 1114 games over second-place Chi- cago Cubs, won the opener 3-2. Elsewhere Sunday, Chicago trimmed Montreal Expos 8-4, St. Louis Cardinals dropped the staggering New York Mets 8-5, Ssn Francisco Giants split with Atlanta Braves, winning the opener 5-4 in 12 innings and los- ing the nightcap 4-2, Philadel- phia and Houston also divided, the Phillies taking te first game 1-0 and the Astros win- ning the second game 10-7, and Cincinnati Reds blanked San Diego Padres 3-0 in their ning rain-shortened opener of a scheduled twinbill. Atlanta bombed Los Angeles 10-0 Saturday. In other games, Philadelphia took Chicago 5-2, Pittsburgh drubbed San Diego 9-2, Cincinnati nipped San Fran- cisco 3-2, Houston edged New York w-1 and Montreal downed St. Louis 5-3. ACCEPTS BLOW Walker was philosophical about losing his no-hitter and Ferguson had no remorse about breaking it up. "Sure, I've dreamed of a no- said Walker. "I'm sure every pitcher does. But there's nothing to feel bad about. If his homer had won it, then it would have hurt." Ferguson, who Walker said he had never heard of before Sun- day, said: "I guess maybe this is ore way of becoming known." The Pirate siuthpaw, bidding to throw the first no-hitter in Pittsburgh since the Pirates' Nicholas Maddox did it against Brooklyn Dodgers on Sept. 20, 1907 in a 2-1 victory, had al- lowed only three baserunners until Ferguson slammed the first pitch in the ninth over te left-field wall for his first ma- jor-league homer. In the opener, the Pirates broke a 2-2 tie In the ninth when Gene Alley led off with a triple tren raced home on Gene Clines' bases-loaded bouncer to second base. Cubs' riokie Ray Newman pitched perfect relief over the last five innings and gained his first major-league victory as Chicago pounded Montreal with a 17-hit barrage. The Cubs snapped a 4-4 tie in the bottom of the fifth wit Ron Santo's sin- gle delivering one run and Jim Hickman's sacrifice fly driving in another. Don Kessinger and Glenn Beckert singled in insur- ance runs in the eighth. DIETZ TAKES OPENER Dick Dietz won the opener ifc Giants with a 12th-inning homer off Atlanta's Bob Priddy. Four San Francisco relievers combined to retire the last 19 Brave batters. In the nightcap, the Braves built an early 4-0 lead, then held on despite Willie May's two-run omer, the 643rd of his career. The split enabled the Giants to increase their West lead over Los Angeles to seven games. Piladelphia rookie Ken Rey- nolds stymied Houston on four Boyer dislikes minors HONOLULU (AP) For a player who's been to the top, the road back can be a bit bumpy. That's the way Clete Boyer. former Atlanta Brave star, linds life with Hawaii Is- landers in the Pacific Coast League. "You never notice these things when you're fighting your way to tine said Boyer over a pre-game lunch in a local restaurant. "But when you come back down the differences are obvious. Boyer was released by the Braves after being openly critical of the National League club's management. He was also fined by commissioner Bowie Kuhn for betting on football' games. Boyer describes the bumpy road as dim lights, the wild- ness of young, hard-throwing .pitieners and strong wind. "The lights are bad. And you can't hit what you can't see. The pitchers throw hard, and they're erratic. You can never tell when you might get hit." THAT'S SCARY' "The other night a guy threw me five straight break- ing pitches, and then the next one comes right behind my head at 100 miles an hour. That's scary." These may be some of the reasons why Boyer has hit well-below .200 since joining the Islanders, compared witfi a lifetime major-league aver- age of .241. If his hitting has been below par, his fielding at third base has been flawless. Clete Boyer wants to go back to the majors, but lias little hope. "The races already are set. The margins are too wide. There might be some chance with need a good third baseman." Boyer, at 34, is rated by the baseball encyclopedia as the fifth-best third baseman in baseball history. And he fig- ures he's better than 20 other third basemen in the majors now. hits in the opener and got the only run be needed in the first inning. In the second game, Jim ffynn, Doug Rader built an early 8-0 lead and was able to survive a seven-run Philadelphia fifth. First gold for Canada KINGSTON, Jamaica (CP) Sharpshooter Joyce Murland of White Rock, B.C., pulled off one of the pleasant surprises for the Canadian team Sunday, winning an unexpected gold medal at the Pan American Wheelchair Games. The Canadian marksman cap- tured the title in the women's air pistol competition and the honor of becoming Canada's first gold winner of the Games which opened Saturday. Compe- tition began Svnday. The C i.'. t i v '-.irn a Lj-'C b .1" srehor; competition. In an all-day battle with United States champion John O'Donnell, Chris Peters of Vancouver finished' 13 points be- hind the American gold winner. St. Louis beat New York with a four-run seventh. Rookie Ross Grimsley limited San Diego to three hits and Pat Corrales belted a two-run single in the Reds' abbreviated game against San Diego. RACE SELECTIONS By Willie Ketchum TUESDAY'S SELECTIONS FIRST RACE Claiming for three year olds and upward FIVE FURLONGS VIKING ROVER.............1U Looks DOCK! In Ihis spot .....6 MISS TALLY ..............110 Gocd filly wilh chance to scort 3 EXPANDING ...............132 Might get the job done today PRINCESS ABER.............117 SILENT SECRET.............117 DOC MAC HIGH TENOR LUSTROUS QUEEN 112 112 Will trouble the leaders...........2 Comes from good stable.........s Chance for parl ................7 Bad post for this distance.........8 Will get lost in the crowd.........1 SECOND RACE 5500 Claiming for three year olds and upward SEVEN FURLONGS NEW TRACK............... I? Is In the hands of good trainer MISS STAMPEDER .......V 17 Seldom runs a bad race.........3 GALE NORTH................ 14 Likes this distance........... FRENCH BAR......... 10 Has promising apprentice aboard i SECRET DOT................ 12 Races well at limes..............2 LAND BEYOND.............. 1? Best chance play of raca.........< GAY STITCH................. 'S Save for later with odds..........7 FINE 15 Selection of rider might help.......5 THIRD RACE 5500 Claiming tor four year olds and npward FIVE FURLONGS TRUSTY ABE SOME CLASS..... RARE AFFAIR NIGHT HACKLER WAYWARD BOY PROUD NYLON ACE HIGH....... SYS BERN Gets good U.S. rider today..... K? Likes this particular track I-'-? Locks to be the strong contender Tab 1he tote action on this one 117 Might go ES cveriocked iu Nclhlng to be proud about....., 117 Draws the rstl pest position 11? Will have to hurry to keep up 8 1 7 FOURTH RACE ?500 Claiming for four year olds and npward FIVE FURLONGS MR. STOCKYARDS PATTY'S CENTENIAL LLOYD'S IMAGE......... MINT GREEN FLEET ATOM EVA-DOBBIN FIERY DOLL LOUIS AL1BY 11J Looks the best of this group....... .117 Bad post, may overcome rush turn .......117 Try the show bet on This ona...... 117 Montana invader likes fast track ,.......119 Todays a chance play with odds .......114 Would like easier spot for debut 112 Dont overlook this one completely .......117 Not much to recommend......... FIFTH RACE Claiming for four year olds and upward 1 MILE MAGIC MINK ................15! Touch race, but looks like winner WILSON RADIVA ..............117 In Monday, may not start watch SUNFOSTA 122 U.S. horse who has chased better CANEL PAT Likes easy spots, hasn't found one IRON TONY Ran well In past...............; DEAN'S DELIGHT ............11? Ask Dean J JAMIE S ..............Hg May nave been in trouble In last out CHANF1ELD ......'...........In Wait for later races..............8 SIXTH RACE Claiming for lour year olds and npward FIVE FURLONGS FLUME VIBRANT.............. CORFU PRESSURE VESSEL NOVATATE LUCKY JEMIMA...... THIGG............... 1 7 3 This horse will make you money l Picked a good spot for this entry 7 Local horse, fans should support.. 8 Bug rider could help chances ......fi 12! In and out type of horse...... 12! Well bred horse, could do better 119 A has been, good longshot play 117 IK SEVENTH RACE Claiming for four year olds and npward FIVE FURLONGS This mare has speed and should last fi Front one better not wait.........2 Check this ones latest in form.....3 114 Good U.S. horse, watch for surprise 8 113 Always runs well ................5 122 Watch In the post parade.........7 llfi wait for easier Ran Monday, might not return today 1 LIKE A CHEETAH HOUR MAGIC IRISH COLONEL JOHN'S SIS BANQUET KNIGHT FAMOUS TERRY DENNIS ALIBY TURKS CLASSIC.......i......119 EIGHTH RACE Claiming for four year olds and upward SEVEN FURLONGS Should get a good price on this one.. 6 12! 2nd today, 1st later In the week 2 119 Ran well when asked .............3 117 Could give Barb a winner FAMOUS BAY BOY............1J2 MAGNA ED MEO CLASS PLEASANT HOUR BERMA SPORT......... BONNIE KAPPA........ WINDY BANNER WILD BRUCE 122 outside post, can't take a chance 112 May need an out over this course 122 Ran In bushes tikes distance 11? Been aro-jnd a while got his share BEST BET FLUME in 6th race LONGSHOT LAND BEYOND in 2nd race POST TIME 2 P.M. Oakland appears shoo-in Orioles hit with injuries By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Brooks Robinson expects Oak- land Athletics to be in the American League playoffs, but he's not so sure about his own injury-plagued Baltimore Ori- oles. "If we make says the Bal- timore third baseman, "then we'll be playing Oakland all right. "They've got too many good player's not to win." Robinson is doing his best to help the Birds nail down an East Division berth against the West Division champion this fall. Sunday lie made up for the Orioles' loss of power hitters Frank Robinson and BOOR Pow- ell by blasting n grand-slam home run in a 7-3 triumph over Oakland. It was the fiftli career slam for Robinson, whose hitting Is usually overshadowed by his fielding gems. New York Yankees swept a doubleheader from Chicago White Sbx, 3-2 and 6-1, Washing- ton Senators trimmed Minne- sota Twins 3-2, Milwaukee Brewers nipped Boston Red Sox 5-4, Kansas City Royals took a pair from Detroit Tigers, 8-2 and 4-3 in 10 innings' and Cali- fornia Angels turned back Cleveland Indians 3-1 in other Sunday games. Bos'.on swept a doubleheadcr from Milwaukee Saturday, and M, while New York tripped Chicago 4 2, Kansas Cily de- feated Cleveland 7-2, Detroit slipped by Oakland 2-1, Minne- sota tripped Washington 5-3 and California swamped Baltimore 10-3. Wlu'lo Brooks Robinson ap- peared uncertain about tho Ori- oles' future duo to the injuries, Oakland manager Dick Wil- liams picked Baltimore as the probable East champs. "They should make said Williams. "And I hope we do." But he insisted Sunday's game was not a playoff pre- view, pointing out that the Ath- Ic-Ucs have some injuries to front-line players Reggie Jack- son, Bert Campancris and Angel Mangual. Robinson's blast off Oakland's John (Blue Moon) Odom high- lighted a seven run Baltimore fifth. Bobby Murcer delivered a tying two-run single and Ron Swoboda, the game-winning sin- gle, as New York rallied for three runs to win the opener over Chicago. Mike Kckioh llirew a one-nil- lor, Mike Andres' fifth-inning home run, to pace the Yankees' success, Rookie Toby Harrah raced home from third on a rundown play in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Washington over Minnesota. Andy Kosco drove in two deci- sive runs with a sixth-inning homer and a run-scoring single in the ninth for Milwaukee. Bos- ton, (railing 5-2, came back with solo home runs by Rico Petro- celli and George Scott in the last half of the nintli before re- liever Ken Sanders got the final mi'.- Lou Piniclla blasted a threc- run, first-inning homer to pace Kansas City's first-game triumph- Gail Hopkins drove in the winning run with a single in the 10th to provide the Royals with a sweep. Ken McMullcn snapped n tie with a two-run homer in the bot- tom of the ninlh to boost Cali- fornia over Cleveland, Whoop-Up Days at the Lethbridge Hotel Cor. 5th Strest and 2nd Avenue South APPEARING ALL WEEK! (MONDAY-JULY 19th TO 24lh) i BOBBY I and the OUTLAWS 2 I Popular Recording Group 1 j Hear them live ever CJOC Monday Night 4 fa p.m. and also at the Giant Downtown 4 Whoop-Up Breakfast Monday Morningl ;