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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 TM IUHMIDGI HWAID Bombers Rally For Win WINNIPEG (CP) Winnipeg Blue Bombers scored 15 points in the final quarter Tuesday night for a 25-22 victory over B.C. Lions in the final exhibition football game for both clubs. Veteran flanker Ken Melse took a 15-yd. pass from quarter- back Wally Gabler with less than six minutes remaining to put the Bombers ahead for the first time. B.C. led 15-0 after the firs quarter, 15-10 at half-time and 22-10 going into the final 15 min- utes of play. Winnipeg, with the wind at its back, got final quarter touch- downs from Nielsen and Amos Van Pelt and three points on converts and a single by Ernie Kuzyk. Winnipeg's other points came in the second quarter on Washington's touchdown, and Kuzyk's convert and 41-yard field goal. Quarterback Paul Brothers and halfback A. D. Whitfield got the Lions' touchdowns in the first and third quarters. Ted Gerela added 10 points on two field goals, three singles and a convert. SET UP WIN Defensive halfback Paul Brule set up the Bombers' win- ning points when he picked off a Carol Williams' pass near the mid-field stripe and lugged it to the B.C. 19 before Williams managed1 to bring him down. Three plays later on a third and five situation, Nielsen was all alone in the end zone to take Gabler's pass after Lions' de- fender Gary Robinson fell. Lions' coach Jackie Parker used all three quarterbacks, starting with Paul Brothers who guided the club to a 14-0 lead. Williams called the signals through most of the second quarter with Vidal Carlin taking over in the second half. Gabler went most of the. way for the Bombers with back-up Ron Johnson seeing his first ac- tion with less than four minutes remaining. Winds, gusling up to 24 miles an hour, hampered both offen- ses throughout the game, A crowd of watched1 as the two clubs took turns scoring with the wind at their back. Gerela, place-kicking special- ist of the lions, put the B.C. club ahead. 7-0 in the first eight minutes with his opening-kickoff tingle add two field goals. WhitfieM picked up 99 yards rushing, combining with back- field mate Charlie Brown to the B.C. Offense. Bombers' top ground gainer was Van Pelt with 29 yards on eight carries. The Uona out- classed the Bombers on the ground, 198 yards to 97 and bet tared the home club in almost all statistics. Lions picked up 14 first downs to 12 for Winnipeg and 321 net offense to 275 for the Bombers. But the Winnipeg club came up with three bit plays in the final quarter to pull out the win, their second in four exhibition contests. -Van Pelt, Gabler and Nielsen combined for a 22-yard halfback option play that sent the Bomb- ers to the 10-yard line on Niel- sen's reception. Van Pelt shook off a tackier on the six yard line to go in for the six points on the next play. Owners Try Again Today NEW YORK CAP) Pro foot- ball club pwners failed to reach any decision on their pension- fund dispute with players after an 1114-hour meeting Tuesday, and decided to try again today. "The owners' committee in- formed the 26-club owners of the status of negotiations and the owners express their views on the issue for the benefit of the said George Halas of Chicago Bears in a .news conference after the meet- ing. Halas also said a decision will be made today on whether the owners should send a represent- ative to Washington where the NFL Players Association Li scheduled to meet with federal mediators tonight. The players said Monday the basic problem was the owners' contribution to the pension fund. July M, 1970 3PC} V NO ONE WANTS TO BE THE LAST WAGON UNDER THESE WEATHER CONDITIONS Two Heats Miss Downpour, Two Don't Wagons Go Despite Conditions By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer Bill Thompson and his Hi- Standard Charlois rig continued to set the pace following two evenings of chuckwagon races in the 1970 edition of Whoop- Days. Thompson, who toured the barrels and the track in Mon- day's fastest time of cme min- ute nine and seven tenths sec- onds, was again the quickest Tuesday as he turned in a time .of The two-day leader and his mates got the job done just in time as the rains, hail and winds came up and made traf- fic sticky to say the least. Thompson, who bested the Lee Price of Calgary and Russ and Eleanor Sedger of Estevan rigs, crossed the finish line in the second heat and all broke loose. The track, which had been al its finest Monday evening, and again early Tuesday, was quick- ARCHERY WINNERS The winners at the recent provincial archery championship are as follows. Left 1o right, Ewan Ferrier, Walter Giduk, Marie Popson, Jack Watt and Eva Sonnnberg, See story. Giduk Tops Juniors Popson Wins Freestyle Marie Popson's outstanding talent with a bow and arrow have never been questioned and so when' she emerged with the lions share of the honor's at he provincial archery cham- pionships staged in Calgary re- cently, no one was too sur- prised. Popson, of Letlibridge, was the women's freestyle cham- pion, topping the field of entries in aggregate, target, field, hunters and clout tro- phies. Her scorfe for the event was The Letlibridge winner shar- ed freestyle honors rath- Ewan Nicklaus Sets Three Goals By WILL GR1MSLEY NEW YORK (AP) Jack Nicklaus, who before whining the British Open 10 days ago had been pictured as growing soft and complacent with no more golf worlds to conquer, cooled his critics Tuesday by listing three major goals in the game. They are: 1. Play tournament golf an- other 10 or 15 years. 2. Score a professional Grand the Masters, British and U.S. Opens and American PGA all in a single year. It's never been done although Ben Hogan won the first three in 1953. 3. Top Bob Jones' record of winning 13 major champion- ships during his career. Jack now has 10. "My chief aim always has beeu to win the four big pro titles in one the trimmed-down, golden-haired slugger said during a whirl- AGGRESSIVE SALES REPRESENTATIVE REQUIRED Jo tell Chryiler built outomobilei and trucks. an asset but not essential. This is an excellent opportunity for th; right person. APPLY IN PERSON TO LOftNl NANZ, SAtCS MANAGER FLEMING MOTORS LTD. Cor. 7th St. and 1st Ave. S. wind series of appearances in New York. "I know the odds are tre- mendous, but 1 think it can be done with breaks and luck. Definitely, it takes some luck." In 1953 Hogan won the Mas- ters and followed with the U.S. and British Opens1 in a feat that was comparable to Bob Jones' Grand Slam of 1930 (the British and U.S. Opens, the British and U.S. He chose to skip the PGA championship, then a match play event. Nicklaus was reminded that if lie were favored in all four of the tournaments at was the case in the recent British Open at St. Andrews odds against his sweep- ing all four would be to 1. "That's stiff, I Jack said. "It's possible." "I had thought that by win- ning the British Open I had ended all this talk about being washed up and too compla- Nicklaus said. "But the subject still keeps coming up. "It's true I don't show my feelings like some others. If I blow a tournament. 1 may slmig it off and go foiling in- stead of fretting about it. But that doesn't mean I don't suf- fer from losing as much as anybody. "I like to win! I am deter- mined to win more. I am now 30 years old. I hope to play tournament golf until I'm 40 or maybe 45 and be active in tha game the rest of my life. Ferrier of Calgary who won the men's section with a score of in aggregate, target, and hunters trophy. Second in the women's event was Anne Marie Eeftcns of Calgary with a score of Third place went to Gwcn Hat- ton, also of Calgary. The runner up in the men's was Hsrb Erickson of Lac La Biche with a score of followed by Bon Pirart of Cal- gary at In women's barebow Eve Sonnenburg of Calgary was the winner with a score of 880. The men's bar'ebow winner was Jack Watt of Calgary with a score of Two other Cal- gary archers finished second and third. John Sigardson was second at with Andy Niel- sen next at Walter Giduk of Lethbridge won the freestyle junior com- petition with a score of Svend Pedersen of Edmonton won the men's freestyle field event while Fred Walker of Calgary won the clout. Trevino First Place NEW YORK (AP) Billy Casper moved into contention but Lee Trevino held first place Tuesday in the official money winnings on tte PGA golf tour. The PGA Tournament Players Division announced the latest point and money standings fol- lowing Casper's victory in last week's Philadelphia Classic. Trevino, forced to withdraw at Philadelphia, maintained his money lead with Dick Lotz is second with fol- j lowed by Casper, Bruce Devlin, Dave Hill, Gary Player, Tony Jacklin, Bob Lunn, Miller Bar- ber, and Frank Beard, Trevino also tops the point standings, based on placings in xwrnament finishes with followed by Lunn, and Frank Beard, 962.4, ly changed into a muddy mess and times got increasingly slow- e- f- -ace three and four were run off. In Tuesday's first heat Lyle Peterson of Calgary chalked up the win in a time of 1.14.8 just barely quicker than Doug Nel- son in a time of Nelson, of Calgary, beat Charrouse Ranch of Stettler, with Leth- bridge driver Larry Mead han- dling the reins, to the finish line. Mead and his taamroates were done in 1.16.3. All three rigs escaped penalty time. The third race saw the start of the rains and it was Les David of Calgary, driving his own rig, who survived any pen- alties to ran. David wasn't the first to cross the finish line but he appeared to he the most cautious and missed penalties. Eresman Bros, of Arrow- wood, driven by Wendall Eres- man, won the race but had five penalty seconds tacked on to a time and' was second. Sundown Hank of Lelhbridge, with driver Hank Markus up, came home in but took seven seconds in penalties. By tlit time the fourth race came about the mud was ankle deep on the horses but the three rigs put on an outstanding per- formance. Hally Walgenbach withstood a spirited effort on the part of Ross David to win in a time of David, driving the For- eign Car of Lethbridge, was three-tenths of a second off Walgenbach's time. Walgen- bach was driving the Orville Berkingshaw rig of Calgary. L. 0. Nelson of High River, had the misfortune of turning the barrels last and was cov- ered in mud by the first turn He never gave up and finished in much to the delighl of the gathering on hand. Chuckwagons go again to- night at with the finals a. for Thursday at just prior to the opening of the rodeo for three nights. MALCOLM JONES Will seek bareback honors at Whoop-Up Days Rodeo. RODDY ROSS Top sad- dle bronc competitor. Calgary Car Handled By McCaig CALGARY (CP) A McLar- en 8C will represent Calgary in the Canadian American chal- lenge race Sunday at Interna- tional Speedway in Edmonton. The car, named the Calgary- Westburne McLaren, will be driven by' Roger McCaig, one of Canada's top racing drivers. McCaig drove the car to fifth" plaee finishes in Can-Am races at St. Joyite, Que., and Mosport and is in third place in the standings behind Dan Gurney and Dennis Hulme of the Mc- Laren team. The vehicle is sponsored by Westburne International Indus- tries Ltd., a conglomerate of M [inns including industrial, oil and transport a t i o n com- panies. Calgary residents have no di- rect interest in the car, but ater may be offered the op- wrtunity to buy memberships n the racing venture, similar to the chance given Edmonton residents in the Spirit of Ed- monton. The car is to arrive in Ed- monton Thursday for Hal runs after an overhaul at McCaig's headquarters in Toron- il ii More Sport On Page 12 Labor Board Given Basis For Firings BOSTON (AP) American League president Joe Cronin said Tuesday he fired league umpires A. Salerno and Bil Valentine in 1968 because they were "arrogant" and failed to keep "an even temper." The two said earlier they off! cially were fired by the league for being "never at any one time but Cronii testified at a National Labor Relations Board hearing thai they were "technically fair um- pires." In testimony before board ex- aminer David Davidson, Cronin cited several incidents that he considered justification for dis- missing Salerno and Valentine. Salerno, he said, "was in trou- ble throughout his career." In the case of Valentine, !Ve cited an incident in 1965 when Valentine got into an argument with Sam Mele, manager of the Minnesota Twins, that resultec in Mele being thrown out of the game. Cronin said he believed Mele "took a swing at but, he said. Valentine "antago- nized" the situation by waving a finger in Mele's face. He said he didn't think Valentine "kept his cool. The first essential of an umpire is to walk away front an argument, not antagonize it." Valentine, a major league um- pire for six years, and Salerno, a league umpire for seven years, have filed an unfair labor practice suit against the league, contending they were fired be- cause they were trying to or- ganize a collective bargaining unit for American League um- pires. Cronin, in the sixth day of liearings, said, however, that he lad discussed Valentine and Sa- crno with Carl llubbard, urn- 7irc supervisor, and that al- hough no one suggested to the that tlicy might fired, lubbard went to Oakland, Calif., in 1968 to talk to the two in an effort to "salvage them." Cronin said the decision to fire the two came after Hub- bard reported back to him. "I can't do anything with them. We might just as well replace tlwse two Cronin reported Uubbard said at that lime, ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh Now YorK Chicago Philadelphia St. Louis Montreal w L PCI. GBL 52 43 .547 50 43 .538 1 S6 -16 .500 M 50 .457 m, .11 52 .441 10 40 54 .426 West 67 18 .705 54 39 .581 12 46 47 .495 20 AMERICAN LEAGUE East W 58 53 Cincinnati Los Angeles Atlanta........- San Francisco 44 47 .464 21 Houston .......41 53 .436 Diego ......38 59 .392 30 TODAY'S GAMES Cincinnati Merrill 15-7 at Chicago Hands 11-7. Atlanta stont 7-4 at Pittsburgh Moose 7-6 N Houston Griffin 3-10 at St. Louis Brlles 2-2 N Montreal Nye 2-2 or McGinn 6-6 at Los Angeles Osteen 11-7 N New York seaver 14-5 at San Diego Wilson 0-1 N Philadelphia Bunnlng 7-9 at San Francisco Perry 14-3. RESULTS TUESDAY New York 1M 000 110 Sac Diego goo 000 McAndrew (5-81 and Grote; Klrby (5-12) Baldscnun (9} and Barton. Montreal 110 ill Loi Angeiti no 100 i i i Morton (12-6) and Bateman; Sutlon (11-7) Pena (5) Norman (7) Lamb (9) and Hsllir. HRs: 111 Fairly (9) Staub Chicago 2W 311 13 J Atlanta 001 001 2 4 1 Jenkins OM) and Hundley; Jarvls McQueen (5) and King. HRs: Hundley Santo PIMiburgh MO 1M loo-1 1 Houston .200 010 1 Nelson Colpaert (7) and Sen- Wilson Ray Robert- son Cook (9) and Edwards. HR: Philadelphia JW 201 12 0 San Francisco HO 10 3 Wise (8-7) selma Hosrner (9) and Ryan; Marlshchal (3-9) Pillock Davison (8) and Stephenson. HR: Johnson Cincinnati 101 Oil 1! 1 51. Louis 001 100 5 10 2 Simpson, Carroll (7-1) Granger (9) and (5-13) Cam- plsl Llnry (9) and Torre. LEAGUE LEADERS Carly, All Clemente, Pgh Perez, Cine..... Hickman, Chi Dletz, SF...... Gastan, 5D Grabarkewilz, LA Rose, Cine _. Williams, Chi Merike, Hous AB R 314 67 303 32 354 74 301 58 370 68 N Pet. 114 .361 10S .350 123 .347 97 .338 94 .333 120 .332 99 '.329 119 .322 113 .322 107 .318 Homt runs: Perez, 30; Bench, Cine, 3. Runs balled In: Psrei, 93; B. Wll- Sams, Bench, 83. Pitching: Giustl, Pah, 8-1, .889; Mmpson, Cine, 13-2, .867. Baltimore Detroit Hew York Boston Washington Minnesota California Oakland Kansas City 41 51 Pel. .617 .576 .518 .516 .457 9V4 IS West 57 31 .641 56 37 .602 50 44 ,532 10 34 48 .370 25 Milwaukee 33 62 .347 27V1 Chicago .......33 63 .344 28 TODAY'S GAMES Baltimore McNally 12-7 at Kansat City Butler 3-9 N Detroit Lolich 9-10 at Minnesota Hall 5-3 N Chicago Miller 4-5 at Cleveland Mc- Dowell ]4-4 N Oakland Hunter 13-B at Washington Cox 5.7 N Milwaukee Bclln 2-6 or Brabetider 5-12 at New York Stottlemyre 9-8. California Bradley 0-1 and Queen 1-2 at Boston, Siebert M and Peters 7-9 D-N RESULTS TUESDAY Detroit 001 040 511 I Minnesota 100 020 2 I 1 McLaln Tim- merman (9) and Freehan; Zepp Woodson Boswell (B) and Mltter- wald. HRs: Mltterwald Oakland OH 210 4 8 fl Washington 000 MO 0 00 Segul Llndblad (9) and Fer- nandez; Bosnian Coleman Grzenda (8} and Franch. HR: Oak- Jackson Chicago 010 fit 2M-> II Cleviland OH 200 3 1 John (8-12) and Herrmann; Dun- nlng Lasher Hlgglni Ellsworth (91, Chance (9) and Fosie. HRs: Chl-Herrmann Foster PInson California ool IS 1 Boston 200 021 12 1 Wright Tatum (6) and Egan; Nagy Wagner Lonborg Phillips (9) and Moses. HRs: Egan Tatum zemskl (2) Milwaukee 100 IK t H I New York 000 027 4 4 Lockwood Humphreys (6) and McNertney; Bahnsen McDanltl (7) and Munson. Baltimore 001 000 f 7 fl Kansas City HO oil 100-1 7 II Hardin, Watt (3-6) (8) and Hen- dricks; Johnson (3-7) and Klrkpatrtck. LEAGUE LEADERS AB 296 357 348 371 300 355 F. Robinson, Bal Harper, Mil Aparicio, Chi Oliva, Minn A. Johnson, Cal Klllebrew, Minn Cater, NY J. Powell, Bal 33S Tovar, Minn 362 7i W. Horton, Del 357 5; Home runs: Klllebrew, trzemski, Bos, F. Howard, Powell, 25. Runs batted In: J. Powell, brew, 78. Pitching: McDowell, Clevt, .778; Cain, Del, 9-3, .750. H Pet. 97 .328 118 .322 115 .322 112 .322 119 .321 96 .320 112 .315 106 .315 114 .315 112 .314 29; Wash, J. 77; KIIH- H i, KELLY SPRINGFIELD 'TIRES FAMOUS FOR QUAIITY" FOUR FULL PLY PRESTIGE u n .95 1ft B Tubelesi Wm Blackwoll 650-13 Other sizes comparably low pricfdl INSTALLED FREE! EASY CREDIT TERMS ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPLETE TIRE SALES SERVICE 401 In Av. Soulh Phong 3276886 or 317-4445 ;