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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, July IT, 1970 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID 7 I Alt OF THEM WINNERS-The 1970 J Thorpe" borebacCjim'smith, saddle bronc, Gid Garstad, hard-luck, Jerri Whoop-Up Days Rodeo Rousing Success All Round Honors Go To Kenny McLean By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer The 1970 edition of the Leth- bridge Whoop-Up Days rodeo, which is now in the record books, was a rousing success from start to finish. More ihan people made their way into the Whoop-Up grandstand Saturday night to winess the 'final performance of the rodeo. Canada's top cowboy far the past three years, Kenny Mc- Lean from Okanagan Falls, B.C., continued his winning ways as he captured the all- round honors. McLean finished third in the saddle bronc standings and third in the steer wrestling to take home in prize money. Winner of Hie saddle bronc event was Jim Smith of Cody, Wyoming, with a total mark of 152 on two broncs. Tom Bews, Australians Can Three Aces ADELAIDE (Reuters) Three Australian golfers sHattered the law of aver- ages and the rules of super- stition by each scoring a hole in one on the 13th green during the weekend. Using an eight iron, Bob Dellow was the first to notch an ace Saturday on the 153-yard 13th hole at South Australia's Millicent Golf Club. He was followed by John Watt, who landed his ball straight in the cup a seven iron shot after joking, "Now it's my turn." The third member of the threesome, 18-year-old Gret Nitscbke, had to settle for a two when his ball landed four feet from the pin. But back at the 13th again Sunday Nitschke landed a hole-in-one with a seven iron. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC 324 5lh St. 5. Ph. 328-7684 Above Capitol Furniture EDDY DIETRICH, C.D.M. The steer wrestling competi- ing, saw his first-day's time of ga threw his steer in 4.3 sec- on Saturday evening and moved into second spot ahead of McLean, with a total marking of 149. Malcolm Jones of Vauxhall was in fourth continued to be the talk of the show as the cowboys impressed the fans with some fantastic times. Ralph Betz, Sheridan, seosnds stand, up through the three day show and took top money of Arnold Haraga of Skiff had the best time Saturday. Kara- Orioles Sink Ttvins 11-1 PowelFs Bat Humming By THE CANADIAN PRESS It upsets Boog Powell to strike out with the bases loaded. So Minnesota Twins pitchers Jim Perry and Dick Woodson, much to their chagrin, helped make the big Baltimore Orioles first baseman happy in a big way. "I probably ought to come through more than I do, but the only thing I really hate to do with the bases loaded is strike Powell said Sunday after leading the Orioles' 11-1 trounc- ing of the Twins. The game was scoreless when Powell came to bat against Hall with the bases loaded in the fourth. He singled in two runs. Baltimore led 5-1 when Powell came up against Woodson in the eighth. He crashed his 26th homer to boost his RBI total to 86. Dave McNally upped his re- cord to 13-7 while Perry suf- fered his eighth loss in a bid for his 16th victory. California Angels edged Washington Senators 11-10 in 11 innings, Boston Red Sox blasted Milwaukee Brewers 12-5, Cleve- land Indians swept Kansas City Royals 6-5 and 3-0, Oakland Ath- letics nipped New York Yankees 4-3 and Chicago White Sox blanked Detroit Tigers 4-0. Saturday, the Brewers de- feated New York 1-0, Kansas City dropped Detroit 84, Detroit downed Chicago 9-4, Baltimore edged Minnesota 6-5 and Wash- ington clubbed California 5-0. NOT IIURLERS1 DAY Fifteen pitchers, eight by Cal- ifornia, paraded to the mound in the Angels' victory over Wash- ington, which came when Bill Cowan singled and scored on a C.F.L. FOOTBALL THIS WEEK ON CFCN-tv CHANNEL 13 TUESDAY, July 28lh to p.m. SASKATCHEWAN at BRITISH COLUMBIA WEDNESDAY, July 29th to p.m. WINNIPEG at CALGARY FRIDAY, July 31st to p.m. EDMONTON at SASKATCHEWAN VIEW THESE GAMES ON THE ESTABLISHED TREND-SETTER ONLY forceout to give California a five-hitter and Craig Nettles, 10 tie in the ninth. Leon and Tony Horton Ken McMullen, Roger in the nightcap. and Sandy Alomar homered Athletics beat the Yan- California. Frank Howard for their sixth-straight vic- his 28th for Washington in when Dick Green drove in winning run with an infield Boston rode over in the sixth. .Dave Duncan as Tony Conigliaro belted a pair of two-run homer's. Carl for Oakland while Jerry Kenney and Ron Hansen trzemski hit a two-run for the Yankees. and George Thomas belted a sole homer. White Sox victory over Detroit was the fourth-straight Harper and Jerry McNertney homered for the Tommy John, 9-12, who pitched a seven-hitter. Carlos Rookie Hoy Foster's singled home a run in the homer sparked Cleveland's after1 a two-base error by first-game victory over Kansas City while Steve Hargan McAuliffe and a bunt for the only run John needed. Big Twosome Were 25-Under LIGONIER, Pa. (AP) It was Palmer country and they were Arnie's Army. But Jack Nicklaus earned his share of Golf's most famous duo, play- ing together instead of against each other, shot a final-round 67 Sunday in the National Four- Ball championship for a three- stroke victory over three other teams. They finished with a 259 total. "There's never been a mem- ber-guest tournament that has had this much Nick- laus said. "I'll- invite him back every said Palmer. Their 25-under par gave them the first prize, each. It also gave Palmer his first victory of the his home course. Three strokes back at 262, were Bruce Crampton and Or- ville Moody, 58-year-old Sam Snead and'42-year-old Gardner Dickinson, and George Archer and Bobby Nichols. SECONDS WON Each player in the second spot wan Tlie only Canadian in the tour- nament, Wilf Homenuik of Win- nipeg and his partner, Herb Hooper of the U.S., finished with a score of 272 and earned Crampton and Moody were tied wiih Palmer and Nicklaus until the 12th hole when Nick- laus hit a nine iron about feet from the pin then got the birdie. Nicklaus got four of the team's six birdies and hit his second shots exceptionally well. Only his putting kept the final score from being even more de- cisive on this lush par 71 course in the hills of western Pennsyl- vania. The 15th hole was the last breath fcr Moody and Cramp- ton, who parred every hole on the back nine. Moody went into the water on his drive, took a stroke, but hit his next shot seven feet away and canned it to save par 4. Dolphins Allowed To Sign Scott MIAMI (AP) Miami Dol- phins of the National Football League Saturday got clearance to sign Jake Scott, a sensational safety at the University of Georgia for two years who skip- ped his senior year to play pro- fessional fcotbal in Canada. The speedy safetyman decid- ed to pass up his senior year with Georgia after being in scholastic trouble several times and signed with British Colum- bia Lions of the Canadian Foot- ball League. Scott became a wide receiver in Canada. He was traded to Montreal Alouettes in the off-season and then put on He be- came c'JSuiie for UK NFL draft last winter and was chosen in the seventh round by Miami. Bench Blasts His Way Past Teammate Perez By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tony Perez learned that only one day on the bench can cost him his lead in homers and runs batted Johnny Bench is playing. The Atlanta Braves, on the other hand, found out that Or- lando Cepeda on the bench for just one at bat can cost them a ball if Hank Aaron is hitting. With Perez resting for Hie day with his 30 homers and 94 RBIs, Bench slammed three homers and a single and drove in seven runs in Cincinnati Reds' 12-5 rout Over St. Louis Cardinals Sunday, giving Bench the Na- tional League lead in both cate- gories wifti 33 and 95. Cepeda, given an extra game, did still more for Atlanta Braves. He ripped three homers and a single and drove in six runs in an 8-3 victory over Chi- cago Cubs in the opener of their doubleheader. He had two singles and a dou- ble in the nightcap, but was taken out for a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning. FAILS IN CLUTCH He watched on the sidelines in the ninth inning when Tommie Aaron, his replacement, came to bat with two on and two out, and Hank Aaron came in to pinch hit' and hit into a force out. The Braves lost 7-6. Bench and Cepeda led a day home-run hitting and run- scoring as Houston Astros edged Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4 in 10 in- nings, San Diego Padres mauled Philadelphia Phillies 16-2, Los Angeles Dodgers stopped New York Mets 5-3 and San Fran- cisco Giants topped1 Montreal Expos 6-2. In games Saturday, Atlanta blanked Chicago 9-0, New York downed Los Angeles W, Hous- ton doubled Pittsburgh W, Cin- cinnati took St. Louis 5-3, Phila- delphia trounced San Diego 9-2 and Montreal outslugged San Francisco 10-5. Bench's outburst made things easy for rookie Wayne Simpson, onds and jumped past Kenny McLean into second who didn't allow a nit until one out in the sixth inning. He needed help when St. Louis Steve Gramith, five tunes with the aid of Lakes, S.D., finished fourth errors1 in the eighth. a ttme of 4.8. Four cowboys were tied for fifth, tossing Cubs took the homer play in the nightcap with Atlanta as Billy Williams and Jim Hick- animals in five seconds who had one in the ope- Alan Thorpe, an each connected, while Hal bareback rider, captured hit Atlanta's only homer. championship in his LEAD Thorpe marked 144 points Wynn's two-run homer two head of, bareback Dave Giusti, 8-2, in the 10th Second spot went to put Houston over Pitts- Brown from Deer Park, and kept the Pirates' ington, only one point Division lead at 1% Thorpe. Lyn Jensen's over the Mets. total of 137 points was Ferrara hit two homers ahead of Malcolm Jones Nate Colbert and Steve ended up in had one each in San Die- Dale Fuhriman marked 16-hit attack that ended points on his Brahma four-game win- high enough to take home in first prize money. Ben streak. Wayne Garrett hit two homers nclds, former world all of the Mets' runs. Tom all-round cowboy, was hit a solo shot for the with 75, one point ahead Larry Collins of Laramie, oming. Jerri Duce, Gramim, the ladies' barrel racing finishing one tenth of a second ahead of Seely Whitcomb Sterling, The Pat McHugh, George (AP) Manager lin and Ernie Dorin teams Durocher of Chicago Cubs for the lead in the wild Saturday he has been race. Dorin's outfit won a and exonerated by cial run-off to determine Commissioner Bowie team would take home the in connection with his activity. Three southern Alberta confirmed a printed boys finished well up in the calf roping event won by Joe that he won gambling "in one brief stay" in Las ranee, Dublin, Texas, with time of 12.8 64-year-old manager told Taber's Buddy Van Associated Press "every- was next in line with 13.7 in the world knows" Kuhn onds. He was followed by an investigation last winter Chomistefc, Scandia, in 14.3 spring. Lethbridge's Harold nothing new, it's old hat, in I'm sure the commissioner BEHIND THE Gid Garstad won the hard-luck trophy Garstad threw a steer in what looked like a winning time but unfortunately the timers missed his time and he had to do it all over again Gid took 10.6 seconds on his second try, well out of tell you he investigated me and found nothing wrong. An? gambling I've done is legal." John Justin Smith, associate sports editor of the Chicago Daily News, wrote in a copyrighted story that the investigation was based in part on reports of heavy gambling by Du- money Rodeo araramcer Gary Jones leaving hospital for esch performance of the "Yes I won at Las said Durocher. "It day rodeo Jones picked up food poisoning and was in one shot, but over a weekend and it was duly re- doctor's care Roddy in my income tax for adding a little color as he doffed his hat to the crowd at year. "Any time I go to Las Vegas, completion of Ms saddle gamble, just like everybody ride 17 steer wrestlers ished within 1.4 seconds of Cooperstown, N.Y., a winning time turned in for the commis- Ralph Betz, 4.2 The said Kuhn had talked to calibre of this year's rodeo but "there was no be hard to investigation." SOUTH PLAZA BARBER Safewciy-Zeller Shopping Mayor Magrath WILL BE FOR ANNUAL FROM TUESDAY, AUG. 4th to MONDAY AUG. Dodgers and Ted Sizemore hit a sacrifice fly and tripled and scored on Bill Russell's sacri- fice fly. Juan Marichal scattered nine hits for San Francisco and won only his fourth game of the sea- son against nine losses. Willie Mays and Willie McCovey gave him plenty of batting help, each driving in two runs, Mays with two of his three singles and McCovey with a double and a triple. Miners Sharp In Setback In ths Lethbridge Recreation Baseball League the Milk River Lions helped the Lethbridge Miners to tune up- for the Ca- nadian Junior championships last evening. Ron Stevens who is consider- ed one of the best pitchers in the league showed the Leth- bridge batters what kind of pitching opposition they may Race Results EDMONTON JCP) results Saiurday from Northlsndl ParK: SUM claiming, nuldenl, 7 SS '12.90 4.40 JJO, Fu- rious Flight (Bllllngsley) 3.40 I.M, Fallen Miss (Barroby) 3.00. Hop. Diet Hard, SMI- swap Bess, Shady Spring, Lurry Loop- er also ran. Second S1.600 claiming, x-year-oldi up, Chimes (Norrh) J.20 Blessed Hour (GlMbrtcht) 10.00 4.70, Aurnol (Rasmussen) 3.20. ShTplraK; K.lhy1 Mlu, Northern Emperor, Kentucky Story, Anticipa- tion also ran. DAILY POUBLB: claiming, and up, (SUdnyW Weedanl (Bllllngsley) 4.70, Esplr- It De Jole (Parsons) Arrow, Prenml, Perlect HMt also fan' Fourth claiming, 4-year-oIdt and up, (Parsons) J0.50 10.00 7.JO, Merry Maple (Norrls) 9.20 mice Alley (Rasmussen) 4.00. Night Shlnef R.g.1 Pat, Hobo's De- light, Short Circuit, Gay Circle, Main- ly Cloudy, Cltatlus also, ran. Fifth S1.500 claiming, 3-year-oldi, 7 fur- IOBuSli Hunk (Norrls) 9.90 4.00 Honorule (McCfluley) 9.20 4.30, Cum- loops (Blllingsley) 2.M. Time: 3-5. Eaole Ride, Dry coulee, Speed, Pago's Poem, Ky Wander also EXACTOR! Sixth claiming, and up, 'Snfsurf (L. Wiseman) 17.30 Choppo (W. Coombs) 4.90 .UO, Redirect (Hedge) 3.70. Time: 5-5. Rosie's Steel, Free Ground, El Cresso, Crow's Mile also ran. Seventh Klondike Handicap, 4-year- olds and up, 'miles. Ky Quill (Hedge) 8.30 4.80 3.40, Ky Winner (W. Coombs) 10.30 7.40, Tom Of London (Billlngsley) 4.70. Time: 1-5. Lonk, Great Gale, Alltrust, Cadet, Pebble Hill, Wyn D'Amour Ptdet Le Bleu also ran. Eighth claiming, 4-year-oldl and up. Wild" Toots (Bllllngsley) 3.30 t-M 3.00, Terraro (W. Coombs) 6.40 3.90, Hot Flight (McCauley) 4.40. Time: Dale's Mistake, Main Halo, Laofor- thellne, Mr. Marsh, Haydn's Secret also ran. QUINELLA: Houston Signs Young Catcher MOOSE JAW (CP) Clark Gillies, a 16-year-old catcher and third baseman with Moose Jaw Regals has been signed by Houston of the National Base- ball League. He was expected to leave the Regals, one of five teams in the Southern Saskatchewan Baseball League, Wednesday and report to Covington, Va., the Houston farm club in the Appalachian League. encounter on their trip east Stevens struck out 14 Miser batters and allowed 7 hits against him, but was relieved by Harvey Howard in the sixth inning to pick up the close 3-2 victory. Bob Gooder threw the third strike past 10 Lion batters be- fore being relieved in the sev- enth inning by Rod Taylor who also got some practise in. Frank Gnandt of the Miners is ready for the coming tourna- ment after stroking a triple and two singles. Meanwhile in other league ac- tion the Lethbridge Creighton Cubs travelled to Pincher Creek and entertained the large crowd on hand with some fine base- ball. In the first game of the doubleheader, Greg Lazrick picked up the 17-5 win while Gordon Douglas who was re- lieved by Gord Sulava took the loss. Tony Sutcliff paced the 18 hit attack for the Cubs poking out five singles with Athol Thomas aiding with a home run, a double, and a single. Billy Pers- ley and Greg Lazrick each pounded out a home run la win. For the Chinooks Ken Me- Kenzie managed two singles in a losing cause. In the second encounter Andy Shorthouse struck out 9 batters to pick up the 9-2 win'over Ken McKenzie of the Chinooks. Athol Thomas paced the Cubs at the plate slugging two trip, les and a double. Jim Camp- bell chipped in with a horns run and a single. Ken McKenzie was the top hitter for the Chinooks once again pounding a home run and a single. In another league tilt the En- chant Red Sox took two games from the Taber Dusters win- ning the first one 12-2 and ths second 5-2. Wayne Hart won the mound verdict over Paul Blolorodow in the 12-2 victory. 0 Keith Olsen stroked a double and two singles for the Red Sox while Larry Hagen aided the win with two singles. Blolorodow managed s double and a single in a losing cause. In ths second game Selmar Peterson picked up the win while Don Hildebrandt suffered the loss. For the Enchant squad Gary Gillespie.rapped out a and a single and Randy Howg and Steve Dangerfield each helped with two singles. Brian Easthope managed two singles in a losing cause. More Sport On Page 8 WRESTLING Tonight! p.m. ICE ARENA. Jerry Christy vs Bob Sweeten Plus 5 more Big Bouts This Fall At Glendale RE-OPENING For Fall on Tues., Aug. 25th Fall League Bookings Now Being Taken All lones Will Be Resurfaced MOONLIGHT BOWL Every Tuw. and Fri. from 8-11 p.m. Bowl Many At You it For Only................... I GLENDALE BOWL Shoppers' World Phone 328-4545 ;