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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD July 1974 Parsons' Dheilan honored Lori Parsons of Lethbridge is indeed a happy young lady. It was announced recently that Miss Par- sons' nine-year old has qualified for the Inter- national Arabian Horse Association Legion of Merit Award. The IAHA established the prestigious award in 1960 to recognize those horses who have achiev- ed an outstanding record in the show ring in both the halter and performance classes. Since its inception 14 years only 564 horses from the United States and Canada have been able to qualify for this high honor. It has taken the 20- year-old local rider and her mount five years to achieve this inter- national award and they have done so by earning points in 17 shows. During the five-year Miss Par- sons and Dheilan have competed and placed in a number of classes such as the Western Pleasure. English halter and park horse. In these events they have won three cham- pionships in halter com- one cham- pionship in two English Pleasure Reserve titles along with first place finishes in six costume events and four in English Pleasure. In 1973 Dheilan was also among the top 10 Canadian Geldings at the Canadian National Arabian Horse Show in Calgary. Fastball Labor Club Athletics scored all their runs in the first two innings and hung on to defeat Picture Butte Rae Motors 6-5 in Southern Alberta Major Men's Fastball League action Tuesday night. Doug Hartley gave up just seven hits in registering the win while Hartley Phillips allowed 13 safeties in taking the loss Ken Hutton led the Athletics' attack with three straight singles while two singles apiece went to Bob Setoguchi and Rick Deitzen. Wayne Shearer blasted a pair of triples for the losers while Tom Tamura and Keith Jorgensen added two singles each. Dan Tolley also stroked a two-run home run in the fifth inning. Meanwhile the York Farm Generals whipped Pic-A-Pop 11-1 in a six-inning ball game. Al Barva allowed five hits in earning his first win of the season while Greg Binning suffered the loss. Barva aided his own cause rapping three singles while Rick Jankowiak chipped in with two. Bob Harris was the big gun for the losers ripping a home double and single. Short sport Quite an honor Lori left and her Arabian Dheilan have qualified for merit of honor a unique honor. Ti-Cats pry lid off 1974 CFL season MONTREAL Mon- treal Alouettes and Hamilton Tiger Cats open the Eastern Football Conference schedule tonight and both opposing coaches anticipate a tough fight. Alouette coach and general manager Marv Levy said in an interview he is discounting his team's two pre-season vic- tories over the Ticats as an in- dication of what they face in the league opener. be playing against a much tougher Hamilton defence this he said. only but they'll be in the game all the way this The two 23-17 and should not be considered because exhibition scores mean absolutely nothing. of the things we ex- pect is for Ealey to roll out. We are also conscious of Hopskin's running. He's one of the quickest runners at finding a hole in the league hard to tell anything until you're tested in a game that counts. We feel we have a good defensive team. Just how good it is we don't know. After all we haven't played a game Hamilton coach Jerry Wil- liams said the Als are team to beat because they have the best balance of any team in the east. looking for both the pass and the run from the he said. going to provide our toughest Hamilton has eight new faces in the lineup this four Canadians and four im- ports. were weak on the run last year but we hope to be better this with Fred Grambau and Ezil Bibbs man- ning the defensive ends posi- Williams said. Alouette quarterback Jimmy Jones would add an ex- tra dimension to their running game and put added pressure on the Hamilton defence. General manager Ralph Sazio said the addition of Jow Critchlow at defensive tackle allowed the Als to stabilize their defence. is as quick as Stillwagon or Liggms. He is the biggest plus on their team this year. And in Mike Carl Crennel and Chuck they probably have the best linebacking unit in the Despite Montreal's improv- ed defence. Sazio still picked Ottawa Rough Riders as the team to beat because of their stable quarterbacking Cornerback John Williams is the only Hamilton regular on the 21-day disabled list while quarterback Sonny Wade and defensive back Tony Proudfoot are on the Alouette injury list. The game at the Autostade is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. EOT and will be broadcast on the Eastern network of the CBC with Montreal blacked out Prospects dim in NFL strike Aaron admits would manage PITTSBURGH Henry Aaron caught the Braves' front office by sur- prise Tuesday when he said he probably would accept an offer to manage the club because there are no black managers in is the first time I've had any idea that Hank is interested in a managerial Braves' owner Bill Bartholomay said after Aaron's revelation during the all-star game. The who Sunday fired Eddie Mathews as field were to name an interim manager at news conference today. The leading candidate for the job was Clyde a former San Francisco Giants' but there still will have to be a permanent ap- pointment made later. In any baseball's home run king appears to have put the Braves in an awkward position for when they do choose a fulltime successor. haven't talked to Hank since Saturday said Bartholomay. relationship is such that the next time we talk we'll dis- cuss the Aaron spoke to reporters after published reports quoted Braves' general manager Ed- die Robinson as saying he had excluded Aaron as managerial possibility because Aaron sup- posedly wasn't interested. speaks for Henry Aaron but Henry said the Braves' outfielder. they're going to use my I think someone should have come around and do you want the have said time and time again that I don't want to but I'd have to say that if they offered me the job I'd be almost compelled take it are lots of qualified blacks who are more qualified to manage than I if the job were offered to me I would definitely have to think ASSOCIATED PRESS The National Football League players' strike entered its 24th day today with the prospect of negotiations between players and manage- ment still dim. Chicago Bears' owner George Halas said Tuesday he would rather cancel the entire NFL season than allow the NFL Players Association to eliminate the so-called Eliminating the Rozelle which involves compen- sation decided by Com- missioner Pete Rozelle for teams losing a is one of the freedom demands blam- ed for a current impasse in negotiations Negotiations between the NFL management council and NFL Players Association broke off and no future sessions have been scheduled by federal mediator James Scearce. impossible to give in on freedom of said Halas in a telephone inter- the backbone of the would be tough to call off the but it would have to be done to save the said Halas. In Edward Bennett president of the said he would field a team for all scheduled both pre-and regular- even if it means the predominant use of rookies. In the public relations director for the Hall of Donald reiterated what the shrine's officials have been saying about Saturday's benefit game still is It is scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday between St. Louis Cardinals and Buffalo Bills. There have been no veterans report to the Bears' Miners host Tape Deck The Lethbridge Miners will be in action twice tonight as they entertain Tape Deck for a pair of Calgary Major Men's Fastball League games at Dave Elton Park. The first game of the scheduled doubleheader is slated for a p.m. start while the final tilt will follow right after at nine. Zaire stadium will be full By STEVE CADY New York Times Service NEW YORK If Zaire had a stadium with a seating capacity of instead of it would still be full for the Muhammad Ali-George Foreman fight on Sept. even at 3 O'clock m the morning. That's the word from Mandugu the 39-year-old organizer responsible for putting together and supervising Africa's first heavyweight title bout. have more than ticket demands Bula said here yesterday. in my country start already to put money aside for the fight. being printed now in the United States to avoid the possibility of are scaled from for ringside seats to Even with that the highest in boxing Bula said the soccer stadium in the capital of Kinshasa would be sold out. have another stadium with a big television screen to take care of the he puffing on a cigar given to him by Murray an American promoter involved in the bout. billion people are going to see this said billion. And that's a modest estimate. It's the first time they're using every won't be a country in the world that won't have added a former director of press informa- tion for President Mobutu of Zaire. Listening to the two men the decision to stage the event in Zaire began sounding entirely logical. But in America for a two-week isn't here to promote ticket sales. He's here looking for what he calls partners in the development of his the former Belgian Congo a little country compared to he it's four times bigger than France. We produce 60 per cent of the world's 70 per cent of the industrial 30 per cent of the copper. Also tea. rubber and quinine. And a lot of According to Zaire could all of if it cultivated only a third of its land. In the with 23 million will have a boxing spectacular for which each contestant has been guaranteed million. is popular all over said now more than 20 per cent of the people in Zaire are for Foreman. We explained to the people through our propaganda who Foreman is a A three-day including American entertainers such as James is being arranged around the 3 a.m. fight. will be done said these two cultures of ours can Gray must defend title LONDON Clyde Gray of Toronto has been or- dered to defend his Com- monwealth welterweight box- ing title by the end of October or forfeit it. The order was given by the Commonwealth boxing cham- pionship committee in a direc- tive issued here. It named three official con- tenders for Gray's crown John Australian Rocky Mattioli and Ghana's Eddie Blay. George Chuvalo of Toronto was omitted from the list of contenders for Briton Danny McAlinden's heavyweight ti- tle because of inactivity. Littler upset at slow pace TORONTO Gene Littler got 13 holes into a prac- tice round Tuesday at Mississauga Golf where he won the Canadian Open nine years then picked up his ball in exasperation. He beat back cancer a cou- ple of years but Tuesday he couldn't shrug off the slow play of those in front of him on the par-70 layout where this year's Canadian Open begins Thursday. don't know what we're going to do about said the veteran of II Professional Golfers' Association titles. it five hours to play a practice what's it going to be like when they're seems to be a lot more slow players out there. Maybe it's because every- one is marking off the courses these Littler won the Open the last year it was played at Mis- beating Jack Nicklaus by a stroke. The Canadian Open is the only national championship that has eluded the Golden Bear who will be making his first bid for this title since 1968. who won the St. Louis Open two years ago after surgery for cancer of lymph has only vague recollections of his victory here. can't remember last week let alone five years When reminded he won with a he replied the score was score will win here by five he said of the 72- hole scramble for in prize money that ends Sunday. Littler is one of eight Cana- dian Open champions entered in the field of 150 that includes defending champion Tom Weiskopf. Others are Gay Lee Ker- mit Tommy Doug 1959 and Art and Arnold 1955. Seventeen Canadians are set to start the opening but several others are among the alternates if any of the regulars fail to show. Veteran American pro Dave Hill withdrew mak- ing way for the first Andy Thompson of the United to get into the field. One absentee will be Moe Norman of who won a berth last weekend by winning the Canadian PGA ti- tle at but refused to compete because he said he lacked a proper set of Another long-time com- Toronto's Al was offered an exemption after he failed to make the grade in qualifying play Mon- day but declined. HIRE THREE SCOUTS INDIANAPOLIS dianapolis Racers of the World Hockey Association said Tuesday they have ap- pointed Frank Mahoney of Tom Brookway of Victoria and Danny Sullivan of as Race results EDMONTON Northlands Park race results Tuesday. FIRST 2 year olds. furlongs Treasure Ahoy 4.00 2.60 2 Glad To Be 3.20 Jolly Jeff 2.60. Time- 0-40 3-5. O'Delia Elvessa also ran. SECOND S1.500. claiming. 2 year furlongs Flying Kahoutek 47 70 14.90 Sickle Sea 7 90 4 Brilliant Scholar 3.00. Time- 1 09 1-5. Centa Gracious Blue Golden Tisha. Shrill Power To Burn also ran. Track Troubled Queen DAILY THIRD 4 year olds and 6 furlongs Buckskin Billy 4.90 2.60 2 50 Jet Courier 2.50 2 Milmane 4 10 Time. 1.12 4-5. Mike Mullen. Proud Shady Valley also ran FOURTH claiming. 3 year olds. 1 1- 15 miles. Rim Rock Gal 30.70 11 70 County's Choice 4.80 Blue Bounce' 4 80. Time. 1.46 White Light. La Sheba's No Hillside Marsha's Gol Dang also ran FIFTH 3 year mile. Dainty Damsel 6.40 4 20 2 King Waltzer 8.80 3.50. High Octane 270 V39 4-5 Panarctic. Foolish Tower's Image. Carriageway also ran SIXTH 4 year olds and 6 furlongs Gift Box 8.30 4.70 Yalta 4.50 3.40. Hard To Please 3 70. Time. 1 11 4-5. Frenesi. Take One A New Gary Sure Mr Grey Knight also ran SEVENTH claiming. 4 year 1 1- 16 miles Glib 5 80 2 90 2 Valtown 3.30 2.60. Another Bomber 3 00 1.45 2-5 Kuckee Lad also ran. EIGHTH Added 2 year 6 furlongs Morning Bell 9 00 4.50 Shen's Flame 6.20 2 Fleet Hare 2.50. 2-5 North White River Shirley's Fancy also ran. NINTH 4 year 6 furlongs. War King 14.20 7.30 5.20. Day Will Come 5.60 3 Tays Talent 3 10 Time 1.12 2-5. Sir Hopi With Fire Speed also ran scouts. Both Mahoney and Brookway have scouted for National Hockey League teams. Sullivan is the son of former National Hockey League player George Sullivan. CANADA ELIMINATED France Canada was eliminated Monday in the preliminaries of the men's team sabre event at the world fencing cham- pionships. In the women's in- dividual foil Hungary's Idilko Bobis won the gold medal. DORA IV WINS MACKINAC Mich. The Dora IV of Chicago sailed into port late Monday afternoon to win the 50th Port Huron-to-Mackinac Island yacht race. The 61-foot sloop finished the 289-mile race in 64 36 minutes and 57 seconds. AZTECS DROP PAIR LOS ANGELES Los Angeles Aztecs of the North American Soccer League said Tuesday they have cut veterans Renato who has scored four goals this season and Rodriguez a Chilean midfielder. NEAR WORLD RECORD Italy Silvio Leonard of Cuba and Steve Williams of the United States were both only one- tenth of a second outside the world record in the 100-metres event at the Dellamicizia athletics meeting Sunday. Leonard won over both clocking 10 0 seconds. Reg Jones of the United States was third in 10.1 seconds. Should break own record NEW HYDE N.Y. Jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. appears to be on his way to smashing the record of in earnings he set last according to six- month statistics released Tuesday by the Thoroughbred Racing Association. The Panamanian rode mounts that earned in the first half of this year and was far ahead of runnerup Angel Cordero whose mounts brought in Jorge Velasquez was third with Pincay also led in number of winners for the first six months with 212. Chris McCarron was second with 190 and Sandy of who set a world record with 515 winners in was third with 169. In Johnny Longden won the jockeys money- winning title with Last Pincay's mounts earned the only jockey to hit the million has been the top money-winning rider the last four years. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES National League East W L Pet. GBL Philadelphia 49 46 516 St LOUIS 46 49 .484 3 Montreal ___ 45 48 .484 3 Pittsburgh 45 49 479 3Vi Chicago 41 52 .441 7 New York 40 52 435 7'A Weil Los Angeles 63 34 .649 Cincinnati 58 40 .592 Houston 51 46 526 12 Atlanta 50 49 505 14 San Francisco 45 53 459 San Diego 43 58 426 22 Boston Baltimore Cleveland New York Milwaukee Detroit American League W L Pet. GBL 50 45 49 45 48 45 48 47 47 48 45 50 Weat .55 41 Oakland Chicago...... 49 45 Kansas City 47 47 Texas 48 50 Minnesota 47 50 California... 39 59 526 521 516 1 505 495 3 .474 5 .573 .521 5 500 7 490 8 485 .398 17 TIRE DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD. Complete Tire Sales and Service 402 1st Ave. 327-8886 or 327-4445 ;