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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IHE lETHBRIDCe HERALD Thursday, July 20, 1971 Red Fischer begins six-part story today What is Russian reaction to upcoming series? MOSCOW Special Gorky Street on a summer night is small cars careening at breakneck speed on a six-lane avenue. It is the drone o[ chatter of the young, the bemused look ot a tourist, and the natives' stares at the tourist. It is the heat that clines like lovers. It is wall-to-wall people. Gokry is a postcard street, with new and shining buildings swallowing the people, but (lie parade is an endless out. One group no sooner disappears than another appears, as if on signal. Where do they come from? Alexander Grinberg was on Gorky Street last night. He is 28 and drives a truck in tlu's city. He is broad-shouldered, with ihick, black hair that is slicked down. His eyes are dark. He wears a grey, checked shirt and grey trousers, neatly press- ed. Driver Grinberg, Wic aJI of 'ic others who stopped for mo- ments to talk freely on Gorky Street, had heard about the Canada-Soviet hockey series. "I think the chances of the earns are exactly the I he said. "I'm a fan of my team and I hope that our fellows will play well. "I would hope (hat out ot the eight games, our fellows would win a good tliree, even though I know Die Canadians are a very serious team because they have vrey strong players- Bob- by Hull Bobby Orr they are colossal players, I know, but we have players like that too. Firsov, Malfsev, Khar- lamov very strong players. "Still, I am lold Ihe profes- sionals are something special and that is why we shall suf- fer." Sasha Polrosyan is 25. He is an artist. He is not, like driver Grinberg, a man of the out- doors, so the face is pale, the hair is sandy-colored. The lips thin and the jaw is pointed. He smiles easily. 'I think the chances of the Canadians are a great deal bel- ter than the Soviet team. They arc substantially greater. Nat- urally, professionals are strong- ir than amateurs, llm Rus- sians are strong as amateurs, but players like Gordie Howe nad Stanislas Mikita they are very, very strong." Artist Petrosyan is nol to blame because he doesn't know that Gordie Howe is retired and that Stanislas Mikila was nol named to Team Canada, prob ably because he was not born in Canada. Stan Mikila, the Chicago slar, would be happy to know, though, that the name is known on Street, which is a long, long way and several cultures apart from State Street, "lhal great slreel." losif Green is a lawyer from Baku on Ihe Caspian sea. He walks alone on Gorky Slreel, his white shirt open at the col- lar, his blue trousers slightly baggy al the knees. He is a stocky man, with a five o'clock shadow (Moscow lime) on his chin. "I understand a liltle English very well I told h i m. "How do you lliinlt the Soviet team will do against the Can- adians in their series? As you know, (hey arc playing four games in Canada and four in Moscow.1' "The match will he said. "True, but how many games will the Soviets win? How many do you expect they will losif, the lawyer, hesitates. Then he says: "I think I ask to Russian. He appears a little embarrassed and then the words pour from him in his own language with the con- fidence of the professional man. "I think the games between Canada and Russia I am a fan of the Canadians. Tn re- cent years, In games in the Olympic tournaments that took place in Prague and in other cities, I think that our team hod a lot of luck. "Despite their good playing, they were fortunate to win. I tliink there were kind of pre- destined circumstances that al- lowed them to win, but against professionals from Canada, this will not happen. I think that Canada will win the ma- jority of the games, of course." The chatter of a pedestrian on Gorky Street to a man who is obviously a stranger lo l.hc city brings other people toward them by lemming-like instinct. They listen and they watch and they smile. They whisper among themselves and then a i tall, thin man with a hint of a beard makes a comment. "What did you say? What is it you think about Ihe hockey A grin lighls up Ihe face of Ihe intruder. Then he moves hack rapidly aclually hops Ihree or four steps and says: "I would like In speak about chess." "We arc talking about hock- ey." The lull, Ihin man laughs and retreats a few more steps and lingers there, his head in- clined trying to catch the last few words of losif. "The said losif, "are too strong. As profes- sionals they are too strong." The intruder shakes his head, laughs sharply, then turns and disappears into the masses. Viktor Nikolayevich Kostyu- kov has chosen Ihis nighl lo walk along Gorky Slreet with his co-worker, Vyacheslav Sek- geyevich Smirnov. Factory worker Viktor Nikotayevich is pale, like the artisl. He hasn'l seen too much sun, hut the face is strong, they eyes alert, the jaw square. He wears an or- ange shirt and grey trousers. The belt is pinched tightly around his waist. At first, he doesn't want to mention his name, but the word "Kanadski" puts him al case. "We are Soviel he says, "and naturally we root for our team. The series should end 5-5." "There arc only eight games in the series." "In that case, it should er.d Koslyukov says. "I tlon't says his friend Vyacheslav. "I think we should win six rait of the eight games. We are good. Very good." 'LET THEM WIN' Kostyukov shakes his head vigorously. "In as much as the home of hockey is Canada, we have lo lei Ihe Canadians he says to his friend. His friend laughs al Ihe suggeslion and Kost- yuliov joins in. They seem lo be enjoying this very much. Koslyukov poinls (he inter- viewer and a lady who is stand- ing nearby Kays: "He is the Canadian Ozerov." (Ozerov ap- parently supporls commentator in Moscow.) Four gals romp home with victories IN SPITE OF THE MUD Barbara Suitor, in spile of the mud, enjoyed Wednesday. Along with three olher temole jockeys Suitor chalked up a win Wednesday al Whoop-Up Downs, Race results WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS FIRST 5500. claiming, a year olds and up.- 3 furlongs. Vagebond's Drepm (Leonard! 4.5Q 3.40 J.BO, Flying Enterprise (Troute) ?.20 3.BO, Andy's Rouser (Bear) 2-80. Time: O 'he Ufhbriclga Herald Printing and Lithography Haydn's Doll, Dslnty Hope, Street Law also ran. SECOND claiming, 4 year and up, I furlongs. Pancake's Sfs (Rycroff) i.ffl 3.M War Tramo (Jewell) 5.60 3.50, Liltle Miss Swiss [Moore) 3.80. Time: 3-5. Lurcdale, Lustrous Fleet, Scats Brother, Angry Sea, Hitlpoer also ren. DAILY DOUBLE: 310.90. claiming, D yesr and up, 1 furlongs. College Count (Suitor) M.yi SM i.M, Silver Simon. (RycroftO 3.60, (Jcwein 2.60. Time: 1-5. Bills Chop, Chop, Iron Tony, Prt- also ran. Track Scratch: Smouldering Em- bers. QU1NELLA: tH-Sfl. FOURTH claiming, 2 year old maiden', furlongs. Hope You Hurry (WIcus) 1370 S.Jfl .70, Muffs Chance (Birll) 3.20 '.M, Pride (Jewell) 4.20. Time: 1-5. Dell's Doll, Ruby PeHle, Capasin (Id also ran. FIFTH claiming, 3 year olds find up, furlongs. Hola (Moore) 11.10 7.50 4.00, Lex (Leonard) J.2o, Lus- rous Slar (Troule) 3.70. Time: 3-5. Wayward Boy, Meo Class, Romo (randy also ran. J112.BQ. SIXTH SSOO, allowance, 2 year old maidens, furlongs. Joeys Arch (Jensen) 10.50 3.40 2.30, Wllysable (Rycrofh 3.10 Mr. Ted M (Cnmpbell) 5.30. Time: 0.41 2-5. Grey Hope, Joey Somefrme efso ran. SEVENTH S700 claiming, 3 year oldsuand up, furlongs. A Fireline (Jewell) 5 SO 3 00 2jjo, Croll Lake (Leonard) 3.SO 2.50, Maria's Gal OsJer) 2.80. Time: 3-5. Sfiootalong, Ky Eternal also ran. EIGHTH Woo, claiming, 4 year olds and up. furlongs. Mainly Cloudy (Campbelll 10.60 BO, Fare Union (Suilor) 3.70, Vlystlc Miser (Jewell) 5.00. Time: Mustard Call, Fiery Doll, Arlhur D, immy A-Go-Go, Congressman also (UINELLA: If was ladies day at Whoop-Up Downs Wednesday Phil Lyne to see rodeo under way tonight By FAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer A lot can be said for Wo men's Liberation. And a lol was said, not necessarily in words Wednesday afternoon at Whoop Up Downs. It wasn't even ladies day 3 the track but you would hav thought so. The races were contmuec Wednesday after the eight rac card was cancelled Tuesda due to the conriiton of th tract after Monday's rain. The will continue today, Friday ant Saturday. Post time Friday anc Saturday is 2 p.m. with 10 races Eel for each afternoon. History was made at Whoop- Up Downs Wednesday and pos sibly it is a Canadian record. Four of the eight races ru_ off yesterday vere won by fe male jockeys. Women's Li' promotes equal rights for gal: and so Barbara Suitor, Cindy Moore, Sharon Willis a n Karen Campbell went right ou and got their equal share. Suilor led things off with a victory in the third race aboard College Count. The fourth race went lo Willis as she guidei Hope You Hurry home ahea( of the pack while in the fifth race Cindy Moore was the win ner on Hola Fire. CampbeL turned in an excellent ride in the eighth race to win aboard Mainly Cloudy. Veteran Norm Jewell grab bed a share of the spotlight from the gals as he won the featured seventh race. Riding Fire Line, Jewell romped to victory in the W. T. Hill fea- ture. The winner's time was a slow compared to the record but was a good time considering the con- ditions Wednesday. Ron Leonard was second in the feature on Croft Lake while third was Paul Oster on Maria's Gal. YAMAHA "It's A Better THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL YAMAHA .95 Thit handsomely ilyled 250 Streal DS7 includci a high-per- formance, 5-port engine and positive-action, 5-ipoed franimiiiion. Precisely d aligned with a ilendftr profile, for maximum maneuverability under flll riding 2 ONLY Regular NOW ONLY These and Other 'Yamoha Machines ol YAMAHA CYCLE SALES SERVICE 2bt ST. fin-J 2nd AVE. 5. PHONE 328-6777 Vagabond's Dream In the first combined wIUi Pankake's Sis m Ihe second for a daily double. ID the first of two quinella's College Count bested Silver Simon in the third lor a ?24.20 payoff. The eight race saw Mainly Cloudy combir with Fare Union for a quinella. Wednesday's biggest pa came in the fifth when Ho Fire won followed by Electr Lex for a exactor. RACE By Willie Kefchum FRIDAY'S SELECTIONS FIRST RACE 5600 Claiming for four year old maidens FIVE FURLONG; ROMO eBAMDr SILENT BEL CANADIAN BREEZE... JULIE'S AUCTION MIGHT FLY MISS MONAIRO FOXY SATO ALBERTA DUSTER Lonosliol winner 114 Pole drsw 113 Could win it all 103 Mud may help 118 May calch a slice 103 loo much 119 Nol loo much 1M Not loo much...... SECOND RACE SGOO Claiming for lour year old maidens FIVE FURLONG: BELLA COUNTY CHARMAR BROWN WILD ROUSER ABIE BIRD CALL ME PATTY NEARCO SHOT HI TENOR ROBIN A TIPTOE .......HI despite post 1U Bosl ot the rest 113 Could move up .......113 Pelt .......103 Trouble at pos! .......11? Unknown quantity .......114 Unknown quanlily .......119 Hasn'l shown much THIRD RACE S500 for three year olds and upward FU'E ANDY'S ROUSEH MYSTIC MISER STREET LAW LUSTROUS STAR SYMBAOE WEE TOSCA .Inside speed Quit in last Outside post...... Too much speed here Nol too much chance Not loo much chance FOURTH PACE S5M Claiming for 2 year olds FIVE FUIILONGS GALLANT KIN NltLEY DOES IT HOPE YOU HURBY TEARS PRIDE RUBY PETITE FANCY FRIARY CLOUD p- 117 Speed on pole....... ......1U second best ......109 winner in last....... 10ft Lasl race good .......HI Too much speed ......ill Too much speed Unknown quantity MR. TED M................ 112 Has shown III! FIFTH RACE 5500 Claiming for four year olds and upward ONE MILE AND ONE SIXTEENTH COLLEGE COUNT RODWEEDER CAPTAIN PREFECT AURNOI U HOPE DILOMADO ELECTRO LEX RON TONY..... Blq win In last CouJd steal it all Clasi going down Too much speed Dislance helps chances Nol running Likes oil going No chance ell SIXTH RACE S500 Claiming for four year olds anrl upward SEVEN FURLONGS MAINLY CLOUDY immy a-GO-GO IILVER SIMON BIG BAMBI 'ER1AKI .....122 winner of tasl ,......122 Should be betler....... II? Likes oti going......... 119 Pole draw Shouldn'i Ihrcalcn winner RUE TRUST 119 Inside Dole BRIAN T 1U Nol too much chance BELLE in? Nol loo much chance iEVENTH RACE S500 Claiming for three year olds and upward FIVE FURLONGS ARIBOO RED ___ .117 Winner otl last MR. BILL DALE 122 Very consistent LENNY 122 will Iry tor front 7 ENTERPRISE IM TOT much speed i AGFORTHELINE 117 Pols draw I WAYWARD BOY 117 Hasn't shown lo advanlage 4 AGING SEA 117 Not too much chance S LOWER DE MAY 122 Not too much chance 8 EIGHTH S500 Claiming for (our year olds and upward SEVEN FURLONGS IRE LINE __ _.. II? Easy winner in last YDN CHIMES 116 Can lollow the leader OBLE K _. _ 119 May catch the small share USTROUS rjuEEN ,1M May move up a llltie IZA PUFF 117 Not loo much chance INTI1 HACE SGon C'liiiniinR fur Ihrcc and four year oldN FIVE FURLONGS UCY'S ALIOASTER.......... 110 In.lde -.prrrl ETA BOB ...................110 Polo helps AG1C PAGE 127 close tor show IN ROSFTTF. 119 Too murti r.nenri RST PFI-R......... Ti'ri. Timr 'ENTH HACK 0 WORK CNF.ROUS EO CLASS 07' IU Unknown i for four jnar oMs and npwnrd SISVEN FURLONGS IT Look i lillle heller 117 speed may l.isl 117 OuKlrln rw.t BUT LONGSIIOT POST TIME 2 P.M. By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer For the second year in a row the Lethbridgc Whoop-Up Days rodeo entry list reads like a who's who o! the rodeo world Heading the list of entries is last year's world champion all around cowboy, Phil Lyne oj George West, Texas. Phil is right back on the top ot the leap again this year in the all around race, having pocketed thus far in 1972. Lyne is also sitting in second spot in the world calf roping standings and is in fifth in the bull riding. He is entered in the saddle bronc and bull riding as well as the calf roping and steer wrestling at Whoop-Up 3ays. Great things should happen n the saddle bronc event as ive of the world's top 15 riders will be present including this saddle bronc leader, J. Bonine of Hysham, Mont. Mel Hy'Iand, who is right be- hind Bonine in second spot also iaid his entry fee here as did ?om Bews, and George Myron, both former Canadian all around champions. Perennial favorite in these parts, Kenny McLean of Ver- non, B.C. will also be in the here. Kenny, who is sit- ting fifth in the world iround standings right now, also holds down 12th spot in he bronc riding and I5th in the oping. He is also leading the Canadian all around and steer wrestling evcnls. Malcolm Jones, a former is returning to he rodeo arena for the first ime this year and has entered riding events. Malcolm is former Canadian bareback ing and now operates a string f bucking stock in B.C. He will be battling current ianadian leader Alan Thorpe nd another old rival, Dale 'rotlier, in the riggin event 'horpe and Trottier are ranked ixth and lenth respectively in ic world race for the bareback onors. John Quintans, who has eilh. r been first or second through ut the year in the world bull .ding standings, also paid his 15 entry fee and will be com- peting against the like of John odds, Rocky Rockabar, Bobby "ierger and former world cbam- ion bull rider, Gary Leffew. Jimmy Gladstone, 10th in the orld calf roping standings, be trying to regain the ad in the race for the Cana- ian title, but he'll be receiving jal competition from current larfcr Sparky Trotter and third need Kenny McLean. Lome Arnold Haraga, Bud Van cave, Tom Bews and Buzz eth are among the remaining iwboys in the race for the ,200 plus the entry fee money at tallibrirlRc. The steer wrestling on will ho light, will] men like ive Former, Haraga, Phil oan, Bews, Mellon, Don Hcl- iq, Lyne and Pclh all eflcr clr share of Hie purse. A holder of eight different nadlan rodeolnR chsmpion- Ips and a Lethbrirlge resl- nt, Harold Mamleville, is also 'Icrcd. IfaroM laid out his itry fee In both Ike roping and steer wrestling and will be reigns on the Lee Price ing lo strengthen his while the son of former high position in the chamoion driver Tom w standings in both tJennis, will be prr> Sundown Hack of the city his own outfit around f have his colorful Whoop-Up track. rig entered in the wagon wagons hit the treck and will be up against night of the three night pretty tough at sharp with world Bob Baird will" be rodeo action to follow. e ELRICH TIRE e j SPORT SCORES 5 ALBERTA MAJOR LEAGUE 5 W L PCI. mo ooo 3 11 A San Diego .110000 2 7 1 5 Cal. Jimmies 17 6 .739 fl3-Sl and Batsman; Kirby r. Edm Tigers 1Z 9 -571 an en a orra es Red Deer B 11 J21 LEAGUE Lelhbridge 10 Id .417 L Pet. GBL Edm Angels 4 IB .182 48 M .517 47 37 .540 l 41 39 .521 5 d NATIONAL York 39 fl 7 3S 4fl Ml 3S W L Pet. 33 4V .402 14 1 Pittsburgh 31 -i35 New York A} 36 .564 54 31 51. Louis M -J6 M .535 G Ch cago it .517 A7 W .512 lOVi Montreal 37 46 M6 l? 11 Philadelphia 30 55 .353 38 J? .437 17 e 36 SO .41? Cincnnall S3 37 .674 Houslon A1) M .551 RESULTS J Los Angeles 45 AQ .579 ooo 030 i l i Al flnta 39 48 .-l-iS 030 03] B 1 0 San Francisco D? 51 .-133 (in-5) Messersmith (61 and 1 San Diego 02 53 .376 Slephenson WcGlolhcn end Fisk. HR: Bos-FlEk ooo oil 9 11 ft WEDNESDAY'S 000 003 in 1 Clncinnail 001002 11 Fingers (9) and Duncn; r Chicago Ml 010 5 Bell (0-1 J 16) Colbern (7) Grimsley (B-3' and Bench; and Sanqulllen. HRs: TOO 001 1 l l Pgh-AIICY loo ODD 3 s l SI. Louis ..300 130 6 8 (8-B) and Etchebarren; Paul, Houston ow ooo 0 a (5-5) (7) Pine (9) and Bl Wise and Simmons; HR: Ford (Bl. (B-4) Culver toi EKHI fi 13 0 Edwards. HRs; Summons City OIO 000- T 1 Montreal 101 090 3 a Porry H6-7) and Fosse: Draco San Francisco 100 001 5 Filirnorris Hrdlund 6} Torrei Bccne 171 Seaver (11-6) SadecXi (7) and Munson. HR: Blombers 7> Osteen (10-7) and Sims. 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