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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE 1ETHBRIDGE HERAID Friday, July 28, I97J Crusaders jterituddc Clwevcrs to jump NHL_____________ ___ Maurice 'Rocket' Richard joins Les Nordiques Jly Kl> SIMON Oinadiiin Press Staff Wrilcr1 World Hockey Association lias landed its second 500-goal ii. After 12 years away from tho gjime, Maurice Hicliartl will confine his aclivilies on behalf of Quebec Nordiques (o the bench, unlike fellow-coach, Hobby Hull, who will continue lo play liis regular shifls on lefl wing for Winnipeg .lets. Thursday's announcement that the rtncket will make his coaching rlcbul with Lcs Nor- cliques gives Ihe fledgling WHA two uf Hie lop three goal-scorers in Hull, has 597 in Nalional Hockey League play, and Rich- ard, wilh 5-14. Only Gordle Howe, now n vice-president with Europeans arc ahead in hockey Ferguson is impressed MONTREAL (CP) John Ferguson. Team Canada assist- ant conch, says his recent trip to Europe has shown him that Canadian hockey no longer sets the standards for the sport. "Brother, have my eyes ever been the former Mont- real Candaian said fol- lowir.g his trip. "European ahead of us, so far you wouldn't believe it." Ferguson made Ihe trip to Moscow and Scandinavia with coach Harry Sinden and oilier Team Canada officials in prepa- ration for the Canada-Russia hockey series in September. "I've been so wrapped up in the Nalional Hockey League for so long I never had a chance to look around. Brotlier, Tm im- Allen sparkles for Generals Dennis Allen gave up only Iwo base hits and led the M and K Generals to a 7-5 vic- tory over the Labor Club Ath- letics in Commercial Men's Fastball League action Thurs- day night- Allen fired the third strike past 10 Labor Club hitlers to earn the mound win while Jerry Carmichael, who relieved start- er Ed Carpenter in the third inning took Ihe loss. The Generals, who committed seven errors during the con- test, were also led by Allen at the plate as he stroked a dou- ble and a pair of singles. Bill Christiansen chipped in with a triple and a single while Jack Nicklaus is on the mend COLUJIBUS, OMo (AP) Jack Nicklaus left University Hospital today after an opera- tion on an infected finger, still hopeful he can defend his Pro- fessional Golfers Association title nest week at Birmingham, Mich. Nicklaus was unavailable for comment on his destination, and hospital officials refused to di- vulge any information. However, one source said Nicklaus and his family planned to spend some time here before he decides the status of his PGA title defence. MOBILE HOME Double 24'x40' 3 Bedroom MIDWEST MOBILE HOMES PHONE 327-1986 Lloyd Yamagishi added two doubles. Tom Tamura also stroked out a pair of singles for the Generals while Carpenter blast- ed a three-run homer for the Athletics. Meanwhile the Miner's Lib- rary used only five innings to dispose the Lethbridge Hotel Juniors 10-0 in exhibition play last night. Geurge Sanloni picked up the mound win hurling a two-hitter while Hon Zasadny suffered the loss. Home runs were the call of the day for the Miners as they hammered five round trips. Barry House led the way whalloping two homers while Don Dietzen, George Waselenak and Art Zasadny managed one apiece. Corrido Sanloni also rapped a triple, a double and a single for the Miners. Tom Beresnak poked two singles to spoil Santoni's bid for a no-hitter. The Miners will see action again Sunday as they host Cal- gary Tape Deck twice in Cal- gary Major Men's Fastball League play. The first game gels under way at 2 p.m. while the second will follow at p.m. Both games are set for the Dave Elton ball park. pressed with what I've seen. They know what they're doing." Ferguson said preparations arc under way for "a seven- team European pro league that will want lo play for the Stanley Cup." The league, using players re- cruited from amateur ranks in Europe and Canada, will begin play in 1974, he said. "Arne Stromberg (former Swedish national coach) tells me they've got franchises lined up for Moscow, Prague, Copen- hagen, Helsinki, Zurich, Stock- holm and another town in Swe- den, Goetenberg." IMPRESSED BY SCHOOL Ferguson said what im- pressed Mm most was Strom- berg's hockey school in Copen- hagen. "They've got kids there rotating through a month-long hockey school. Kids from 12 to 18, from Poland, Czechoslova- kia, everywhere. "I've never seen anything like it. The kids spend an hour and a half watching slides of funda- ment hockey, go on the ice for an hour and a half to play, then hack to the classroom to "look at videotapes of themselves to see their mistakes. "The kids are four times as good as our kids at fundamen- tals, just as good skaters as we are. They're better at their age than our best juniors were at the same stage." The hockey school makes use o[ a mechanical device lo fire pucks at the goal. "I've never seen anylhing like said Ferguson. "It fires pucks from the blueline (or (he top corner, the lower corner within four inches accu- racy. From 20 feet, it's right on. What practice for the He was astounded lo see members of the Russian team training five hours a day for the coming series, still two months away, but felt Canada should win the series. "We'll take them In Septem- ber, but in five years I'm be- I ginning to wonder." seeking tickets TORONTO (CP) A tand will reach into one of four drums Monday and begin draw- ing o[ BjG summer fun comes in s-m-a-l-l packages from Honda! Honda has developed a series of light actually portable motor- cycles that can easily be handled by anyone who can ride a bicycle. They're our bike series with 50-cc, 70-cc or 90-cc engines. And they can provide a whale of a lot ofj summer tun lor a whole family. (Even youngsters can ride them Best of all, Ihe 50-cc and 70-cc have features that let you pack'em in your car or boat! See them now, at your Honda dealer's. Z50AK2 new improved version of the original 50-cc Honda mini. Fal, knobby, go-anywhere tires. Suggested price, S299-. CT70K1 Extra power makes this portable ideal lor rough country. Suggested price. S440'. SL70 Famous Molosport model with great styling, rugged performance. Suggested price, CL70K3 Great fun lor cross-counlry riding. Easy lo handle. Suggested price, CT90K4 4 speeds in low, 4 in high, automatic clutch. Sporty styling. Super lun! Suggested price, S542'. ol entry, Vancouver, Plus small freight and handling charge. HO1V73A THE WORLD'S LARGEST MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURER DISTRIBUTED BY: CLARKE SIMPK1NS HONDA 760 RICHMOND, B.C. LETHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE CHAKGEX SALES SERVICE MI7 2nd Ave. S. PhonB 327-IJ889 Soulhern Albprto'i lorgcil and Moil ProgrcnivH Motorcyclo Dooler an estimated tickets to see National Hockey League stars take on their counterparts from Russia. Officials of Herbert A. Watts, Ltd., a firm which specializes in breakfast food promotions and contests, said today ticket applications arrived the pre- vious day to swell the total so far to The total, they say, should be by the Saturday midnight deadline. Each application is for a pair of tickets at 3 pair Lo one of the four games of the eight- game series to be staged in Canada and Moscow this Sep- tember. The four Canadian1 dates are -Sept. 2, Montreal: Sept. 4, To- ronto; Sept. 6, Winnipeg, and Sept. 8, Vancouver. The applications are being suhdivided into drums for the specified games and the sender of each letter drawn will re- ceive a ccrlificate which, along can be exchanged at the appropriate arena box office for two tickets. To foil counterfeiters, the cer- tificates arc printed on paper similar to that used for cur- rency making. The lottery scheme was initi- aled by Hockey Canada to guar- antee Till Canadians an equal chance of buying tickets for the long awaited Russia Canada hockey confrontation. "Applications came in slowly ai fir.sl, hul I his week there has Ixyn a huge increase daily 'in Ilin amount of said Knoll, pnhlk- rr-lalion.s officer [or Hockey Canada. "The fact Ihsl the application lolnl is laggicR for the Monlrenl is a bit difficult lo ex- W n d n c s d a y 's Idler ttilal showed more people wanted to see tile game in Winnipeg than the opening contest in Montreal. Winnipeg applications lolallnl while ihc Montreal lotiil U'ns Detroit lied Wings of Ihc NHL, is ahead of Ihcin wilh 7Hli. Thursday was a big day [or Ihe new league. Cleveland Ciii- sadcrs announced the signing of goallenrier Gerry Chccvcrs of Ihe Slanlcy Cup champion Bos- Ion Bruins and Gary Young, general manager of Ihe NIIL's California Golden Seals said the Crusaders also had grabbed Paul Shmyr, one ol lus defence- men. Meanwhile Boston defence- man Ted Green signed with New England Whalers, Phila- delphia Blazers announced the signing of no less than 19 play- ers from minor pro and ama- teur ranks and Winnipeg added two minor-leaguers to its roster. A third Bruin, centre Derek Sanderson was given unlil next Wednesday to consider a million offer from the Blazers. TI.'IHD MAN OUT The departure of Cheevers to Ihe Whalers created a third va- cancy on the 35-man roster of Team. Canada, the all-star NHL team which will play an eight- game series againsl Russia in September. Automatically barred by quirement that all team mem- bers sign an NHL contract be- fore reporting to the Canadian training camp, Cheevers joined Hull and Montreal Canadiens defenceman J. C. Tremblay, who has signed with Les Nor- diques, on the ineligible list. If Sanderson signs with the Blazers, he will make a fourth. Hull's former employer, Bill Wirtz of Clu'cago Black Hawks, said he is confident that Team Canada will find competent re- placements. Cheevers, a 31-year-old native of St. Catharines. Ont., who had been with the Boston organiza- tion since 1955, had said earlier he planned to stay with the Bruins. But he told a news con- ference Thursday he accepted the Cleveland offer "for the se- curity of my family." Green joins a solid New Eng- land defence corps that includes Brad Selwood and Rick Ley from Toronto Maple Leafs and Jim Dorcy from New York Rangers. The hard-rock Winnipeg na- tive, who came back last year from a head injury that had ap- parently ended his career, was originally chosen by (he Jels in Ihe WHA draft but negotiated his release to join the Whalers. The loss of Shmyr, who joined the Seals last winter from Chi- cago, was conceded by Young although the Crusaders have not yet announced his signing. The California general manager said Cleveland offered the 26-year- old defenceman for two years as against a counter-offer of a year from Seals owner Charles 0. Finley. NO SURPRISE The return of Richard to the game he dominated for most of his 18 years with the Canadiens was widely expected after he appeared at a news conference last week to announce Trem- blay's signing with Les Nor- diques. A tempestuous right winger in his playing days, his recent hockey had been confined to old-timers1 teams and occa- sional refereeing assignments in exhibition games. Les Nordiques also announced that the Rocket will coach an all-star WHA team which is ex- pected to play an exhibition game against the Czech national squad, current world amateur champions, next January. Centre Cal Swenson, a 35-goal man wilh Tulsa Oilers of the Central League last season, and defenceman Steve Cuddie, a two-year pro from Cincinnati Swords of I lie American League, were the two new Win- nipeg recruits. The Blazers, while awaiting Sanderson's decision, scooped up their 19 players from Iho American nnd Western leagues and amateur ranks. Sanderson's lawyer, Boh Woolf, described their offer as "ullerly fantastic" and former Druin Johnny McKemic, the team's newly-signed player- coach, said his old team-male would be "insane" lo turn it down. FORT MACLEOD FISH AND GAME Asso- ciation is becoming one of the more active groups of its kind in the south. The organization stocked 30 young, wild turkeys the past week. Previously it had stocked 17 adult1 Jbirds in the district. The Xish and wildlife branch has said it will not stock any small numbers of birds for the rest of this year. The fish and wildlife boys hope that a biologist can be obtained to study the birds next summer. THE LETHBRIDGE TRAP CLUB will hold its fourth annual trophy shoot Aug. 13 and 14. The shoot Iiu3 been authorized by the American Trap Associa- tion. On Aug. 12, there will be some preliminary sliooting and Events 1 and 2 will be shot off. On Sun- day, Aug. 13, Events 3 and 4 will be shot off. Shells, targets and lunch -will be available at the grounds. Activity gets under way at 10 a.m. each day. WHILE STREAMS in the mountainous west country became less productive during the past week, the lakes showed definite signs of improvement. The streams rose and became roiled as a result of the showers and rain. But, lakes like Beauvais, Police, Mami, Heninger and Reesor slowed consid- erably. Henlnger made a strong spurt back last weekend. In the Oldman River, it's goldeye time again. Problem is there are five or more suckers showing up for very goldeye taken. Worms continue to be the best bait. Showers and rain shot up the level of the water in the river and as a result few pools have formed. SEVERAL CHANGES were made in the 1972 hunting regulations which were recently announced. The new big game hunting regulations allow a shoot- er to purchase a licence for any of the following three: moose, elk, whitetail deer, mule deer, trophy sheep and caribou. However, a shooter may not take both an elk and a moose during the course of a year. All hunters may still apply for all special licences issued on a controlled, draw basis. Another change is designed to enhance the hunt- ing experience. It says trail bikes and all-terrain vehicles, such as snow vehicles, may not be used in the mountain zones, all foothills and parkland zones and the prairie region south of Highway 16, from mid- night to noon of each day during the hunting season. This restriction does not apply to the regular four- wheel drive vehicles. Other innovations include a limited season for mountain goats, a reinstated season for elk in the Ya-ha-tinda and Corners area, a delayed season for grey geese in southern Alberta and a limited season on hen pheasants. Some open season dates have been shifted so that hunting pressure is more evenly distributed throughout the province. Old-timers to meet Lakers The fans will be the only winners Sunday as Lhe South- ern Alberta Old-Time All-Stars lock horns with the Lcthbridge Lakers at Henderson Park at two o'clock. Wlial could be called a trip down memory lane will see some of the stars of past years displaying their talents against the Lakers who toil m the Al- berta Major Baseball League. Door prizes, and a cut in ad- missions will be the order of Ihe day Sunday with fifty per cent of the gale going lo minor baseball. Expected to suit up with Ihe Old-Timers are Hector Negrel- lo, John and George Vaselenak, Glen Gorbous, Brent Seely, Pat Sullivan (a couple of speed- Stan Maxwell, Lloyd Yamagishi, Matt Slavich, Jocko Tarnava and possibly fireball- ing Bill Kucheran. The club will be coached by Reno Lizzi, southern Alberta's Walter Alston. It all gets under way at two o'clock. THE KING'S MONTH END SALE! DEPENDABLE USED CARS AND TRUCKS 1966 Meteor Rideau 4-door tedan. Red, 6 cyl., radio. Reg. Now.......... 5749 1969 New Yorker 4-door hardtop, 50-50 power power windows, black wilh I red interior, low mileage. Only KOI, power leuu, '3295 1970 Doclgo Polarci 4-door, VB motor, nutomnlit Irani., p, itnering, rodio, red. RoB. J2495. Now 1971 Meteor Rideau 4 Dr. V8 motor, automatic trans., p. ileerlng, p. brakei, radio, gold. One owner. Rag. Now 1968 Meteor Rideau 500 2-door hardtop, green, V8 tic Irani., p. (tearing, radio, vinyl roof. Reg. Now o mcior, 1965 IHC Tandem Ready lo go, now reel. Only 53695 King Chrysler Dodge 3rd Ave. and 11th Street S. LETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-9271 PEEK-A-BOO Pillsburgh Pirates' Gene Clines peeks from behind his falling batting helmet at second base umpire John Kibler for Ihe call afler stealing second. Taking the ihrow from New York Mets' catcher Jerry Grole is Wayne Garrell (under Clines) and backing up the play is shortstop Teddy Martinez. (AP Wirephoto) ELR1CH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA MAJOR LEAGUE W L Pel. GBL Cal. Jimmies 18 6 .750 Cal. Gianls 18 fi .692 1 Eclm. Tigers Irt t Red Deer Elki ..9 1? .429 7V3 Lelh. Lakers 12 US .428 B Edm. Blue Wll. 20 .167 14 NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pel. GBL Pittsburgh 54 34 .612 New York SI. Louis Chicago...... AAonlreal Philadelphia Cincinnati Hcuslon Los Angeles Allanla San Francisco San Diego 33 43 .517 9Vi ,511 10 da 15 55 .356 54 33 .629 42 ,5iB 7 41 ,533 SVi 49 .44! 15 52 4dl 17 57 367 73V3 TODAY'S GAMES Chicago Pappas (4-4) at Philadelphia Carllon (14-4) New York Scaver (15-7) al Pllls- burgh Ellis ta-i) H SI Louis Wise (10-10) flt Montreal Stoneman (B-7) San Francisco Barr (3.3) at Allanla Nlckra (9-81 N San Diego Klrby (4-11) al Clnclnnall Simpson (6-3) N Los Angeles Downing (5-6) al Hous- lon Wilson (6-7) N THURSDAY'S RESULT) FIRST Chicago 000 10 0 Philadelphia 000 000 1 1 Jenkins (13-9) and Hundley; Rey- nolds (0-7) Wilson (9) and Ryan. SECOND Chicago 000 000 231 Philadelphia 000 000 3 1 Hoolon, Aker (4-1) (6) and Marlin, Hundley (7J Twitchell, Lersch (7) Scared (B) Selma (3-8) (9) and Bale- man. San Francisco fit Atlanta ppd., rain. FIRST New York 000 000 000 11 3 Pittsburgh 4 3 Natlack (10-5) and Grate; Briles (9.4) and Sangulllen. SECOND New York 000 000 S I 0 Pittsburgh 022 012 7 1 1 Koosman (7-6) Sadecki (6) Rauch (B) and Dyer; Moose (6-61 Hernan- dez (7) Giusll (fl) and Sanguillen. HRs: Pll-siargell SI Louis IDS 000 8 Ifl (1 Montreal 0.00100 9 Cleveland (15-5) and Slmmons; Moore (2-5) Strohmayer (3) Renko (4) Walker (B) and McCarver. Los Angelei 100 001 t 1 Houslon 101 COO 373 Osleen (11-7) and Sims; Forsch, Ray (9-4) (6) Griffin (7) York (9) nnd Howard. HRs: LA-Osleen (D; san Diego 001 001 Cincinnati 004 001 B 13 1 Arlln (B-12) Schaeffer (B) Acosla O) and Corales; BINIngham (7-9) and Bench. HRs; Chaney LEAGUE LEADERS Cedeno, Hous B. Williams, Chi Moti, LA..... Sangulllen, Pgh Brock, SIL M. AloU, SIL A. Oliver Garr, All Lee, SD ClGmenie.Pgh 251 255 R H Pel. 4? 11? .358 59 US .342 36 74 .332 37 106 .325 J7 122 .320 39 103 .320 54 115 .23 T5 105 .315 35 79 -315 47 79 .310 Home runs: Bench, Cincinnati, Colbert, San Diego, B. Williams, Chicago, Kingman, Sen Fran- clico. AMERICAN LEAGUE Pet. .589 .542 .517 West 57 .543 .511 .495 Oakland Chicago Kansas Clly'.. California 41 5! .441 Texas ..........37 54 .407 19Vi TODAY'S GAMES Detroit Slaybatk (4-3) at Milwaukee Longborg (B-4) N Kansas Cily Qraga (7-111 Chi- cago BahnSfin (12-10) N Boilon Peters (1-2) and Sleberr (P-S) at New York Kline (9.4) and Slolllt- myre (1011) TN Cleveland Wilcox (Ml) al Balti- more McNally (10-7) N Texas Broberg (d-fl) at California Wright (11-J) N Minncsolfl VJoodson l.ft-9) el Oak- land Hunler (12-4J N THURSDAY'S RESULT! FIRST Kansas Cily 200 000 3 10 3 Chicago 022 000 7 13 0 Splillorff (9-6) Filimorris (3) Burg- rr-eipr (B) and Kirkpslrlck; Wood (16-1) Forsler (B) and Herrmann. HRs: (2) SECOND Kansas Clly 000 ODD 351 Chicago 000000 4 ft Nelson CM) and Kirkpalnck; Bahn- spn (12-11) Acts I a (8) Kealey (v) and Herr.-nann. FIRST Delrolt .....000 OW 003-1 1 1 Milwaukee 100000 I 1 Lolich, seelhach (7-6) (B) Scherman (9) and Haller; Parsons (B-B) and Rod, riguei. HR: SECOKD Detroit .004000 1 0 Milwaukee 4.00010 I 2 Holdsworlh, Miller (1-0) Scherman (81 and Freehan; Ryer- son Sanders (fl) and Felske. Cleveland .300000 B 1 Baltimore 001 001 1 1 Tidrow, Kilkenny 16) Hennlgan 11-1 (7) Mingorl (9) and Fosse, Dobson (12-9) and Dales, Etchebarren HR- Cle-McCraw Boston 010010 000-1 11 1 New York 010021 6 10 I Pattin (fl-9) Lee (7) and Flsk; Pet- erson (10-11) Lyle (7) and Munson. HRs: Murcer Minnesota OC6 3. ..7 .T Oakland ooi 200 4 I n Blyleven I9-13> Granger CB> and MMlerwald; Blue (3-5) Fingers (9) and Duncan. HR Min-Killcbrew Texas frin ooo oil Calif orni.i ....2G101B 5 11 o Paul 13-3) Gogolewski (5) Stanhouse f7i end Fahcy; Ryan <12-B) and Sleph- cnson. LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet. Scheinblum, KC 263 37 83 .316 Otis, 45 102 ,3U Fisk, Bos 46 77 .313 Plniella, KC .....3J5 52 1M .313 Rudl, Oak 341 60 112 .310 D. Allen, Chi 314 57 96 .306 Carew, Win ......316 33 95 .301 Berry, Cal 223 30 67 .300 Thompson, AAin 323 37 96 297 Roias, KC 30] 3; Home runs: D. Allen, Chii Cash, Delroil, Epstein, Oakli R. Jackson, Oakland, go, <3Oj Oaklantfc HIGH SPEED TIRE TUBE 14 ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPUTEMIRE SALES i SERVICE 40] III AVI. South Miim or 337-U45 ;