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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, June 1, "70 Winner Collects INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Al Unser, auto racing's newest ttiiiiim i t> credit is dne-in this cast- to his pit crew and to mentor Parnclu Jones. by persons, mid visited with I he crew which had helped him win a dramatic victory Sat- urday in the Indianapolis 500- mile auto race. A few hours later he accepted "This has to be the greatest single day in a race driver's the handsome, dnrk- liaired member of a racing fam- ily from Albuquerque said. guys hack there in the pn-u j ever! garage made it possible. kickeHhroughlhc for J.ncs.jrinneMrf (he er At Finish 1903 Memorial Day 500. Jones is i only three other leaders-Foyl, co-owner of the P.J.-C'oll turbo- Mark Donohue and Lloyd Ruby charged Ford thai performed so flawlessly for Unser Saturday. LKADS MOST LAI'S Rutherford got to the fii-st turn ahead of the Held but Al passed him on the back stretch. From that point on, there were Cardiuc Arrest Claims Life Of Hockey lerry r A "l-> Nf-'sau County district attorney. ]to remove his gall bladder and -N d eration fol year c; Hockey ree- in u- National! The Nassau County police League, suicided with have jurisdiction over the East had a second operation fcl i n g complications. He was moved Saturday to a New York i numu ,u.u hospital and underwent a third injury occurred operation for further eomplica- lions Sunday morning. ''At the time he was admitted I The_ league's aO-time; sihutoul At lllO LllllC IiC HMO (H.IHUtW.1 i it i player later said he knew no .anapoli's Caps cf the American u th t ItlClClCDl rtuapuuo wufj v- SrSl srrrgery i Hague before graduating to De- s home. Police said Siaiday an investi- j gation would be conducted. i "The death cf Tern- Sawchuk Is a tragic and shocking loss to: hockey in general and the New York Rangers in particular, said Emile Francis, the Ranger coach and general manager who was at the goalie's bedside for most cf his last four days. "Sawehuk's record speaks for Francis said, referring to the seven all-star selections and four Vezina Trophies the Winnipeg native earned as the league's top goalie. Sam Pollock, Montreal Cana- diens general manager, said: "Sawchuk was one of the greatest goalies cf all time. I'm just shocked. It's a very tragic thing." NHL president Clarence Campbell also called the death "a terrible tragedy." WAS WEDNESDAY'S CHILD Bob Kinnear, who scouted Sawchuk for Detroit Red Wings, said: "What is that rhyme? Wednesday's child is full of woe? Terry was Iwrn on a Wednesday and he had a lot of troubles but he was the greatest goalkeeper I've ever seen and as far as I was concerned, a wonderful kid." A detective in the Nassau County homicide bureau said Sunday an investigation would begin today into the cause of death. Dr. Elliott Gross, deputy chief medical examiner for New York City, said preliminary findings of an autopsy, which deter- mined that Sawchuk died of a pulmonary embolism-a blood clot on one of the arterial been sent to troit of the NHL where he was rookie of the year in 1950-51. He spent six seasons with De- troit before being traded to Bos- ton Bruins in 1955. lie was traded back to Detroit in 1957 and then drafted by Toronto Maple Leafs in 1964. He played a leading role in '.he Leafs' Stanley Cup victory in 1907 and was narrowly beaten by Toron- to's Dave Keon for Ills Ccnn Smythe Trophy as the outstand- ing" player in the playoffs. Saw- cliuk did win the J. P. Bickell r o p h y as the outstanding SAWCHUK IN ACTION Terry Sawchuk works out during a practise when he for Los Angeles Kings of Ihe National Hockey League in 1967. Sawchuk, 40, underwent surgery to remove his gall bladder and a sec- ond operation for complications. He died Sunday of card- iac arrest following surgery. Royals Stop Trojans J The Lethbridge Royals con- tinue to stay undefeated in the Southern Alberta Soccer League. Royals got a two-goal effort from, Alvin Tietz Sunday as they blanked the Medicine Hat Col- lege Trojans 5-0 at the Civic Centre. Gus Fomfadas. Envur Adder- ley and Peter Durrans added _ a goal each for the winners J said Sunday. while Ray Weiss was in the Royals' nets to earn the shut- out. Saturday, the Royals lost _ _..... ____ their first game of the season j Canadian lightweight as they were beaten -1-1 by Car- mie Saturday by pound- ihort Sport The FOnD KEEPS TITLE BANFF, Alta. I.CP) Canadian Intercollegiate Athle- tic Union will send 67 athletes to Turin, Italy when it returns to international competition in August, a CIAU spokesman TO ATTEND GAMES NEW GLASGOW, N.S. (CP) Al Ford of Edmonton re- Lnev ucnn_ii -it "J DOXHig rule OctLUlUtiy gary Hungaria in the Royals', oul a majority dc first Calgary Soccer League Haley of r jcision over neighboring games. I stellarlon. Fred Bundshocks paced Oil- gary with three goals while Joe n .R Szabo added a singleton. Alvin Tietz was the lone Letlv brrdge marksman. AUKrvAU .West G e r m a n y i Laine Finnish driver Hans was killed when his JACK'S PLUMBIMG SERVES LETHBRIDGE For Estimates Phone JACK FULLER 328-2515 I Porsche car overturned and burst into flames on the Nucr- 1 burgring race track loilay. i -h INCREASES LEAD i COQUITLAM, B.C. (CP) McLaren driver Eppio Wictzcs !of Thornhill. Ont., lengthened aver on the club that year. ETURNED TO WINGS The Leafs left Sawchuk unpro- -cted in the 1967 expansion raft and he went to Los Ange- s Kings for one season before erng traded back to Detroit gain. The Red Wings sent him and Sandy Snow to New "crk in in exchange for arry Jeffrey. When told IK had been ac- uircd by Rangers as back-up oalie to Ed Giacomin, Sawchuk aid: "That's fine, I'm old and m tired. I don't want to an't 1 anymore." Sawchuk had his troubles ven when he was No. 1. He was 36 when Leafs physio- herapist Karl Elieff checked ver the goalie in trailing camp r.d stuck him with the nick- rame aches and pains." Another Leafs spokesman aid: "He played games when e should have been in hospi- al." In 1934, Sawchuk suffer... hmg in an automobile iccident and once almost lest jighi of an eye which was saved >y emergency operation. [AD BAD BACK In 1956 he underwent surgery o correct ruptured discs in his )ack and aggravated the ccndi- ion the following season, hint- ng he would retire should he rave further trouble. He weighed only about 175 jormds last season, about 25 Jounds lighter than during his )est years, and carried the marks cf about 400 stitches that ;lcsed cuts on his face during lis long career. In his last season he played in only eight games, starting six of them. He had 20 goals scored against him for a 2.91 average. He started one playoff game against Boston in the quarter-fi- nds and gave up all five goals in a 5-3 loss April 9. His final appearance on the ice carne April 14, when he replaced Gia- comin for a 17-second stretch in the third period. The delaying tactic by Francis failed as the Bruins won 3-2. -for a combined total of nine of the 200 laps. The average race speed was 155.749 m.p.h., held down by 27 minutes rmder the caution flag. "I ran a very conservative Unser said. "I ran only as hard as I had to do to keep a cushion over the others." The youngest brother in the celebrated New Mexico clan came close to trouble only when a five-car pileup with 60 miles to go spilled oil and brought out the yellow caution light. "There was oil all over' the he said. "I did slide a little sideways but I didn't have any trouble. "The second time I came through a car was on fire and I simply went by on the infield grass." SEES GLORY AHEAD What Unser didn't say but what he admits privately is that n vear of seasoning under Jones has nrade him one of the world's best drivers, with wealth and glory ahead of him. He hooked up with Jones last year prior to the Memorial Day race, but missed the lineup when he broke his leg while frolicking with a motorcycle in tire garage area. ANDY CAP! -3AV WHAT "fER LIKE, BUT WHEM IT COMES T' THECRUNCHJHEYGC 1 THE MORE SOPHISTICATED TCH.' THE WAY "MEM TiUNG LASSE KEEP STAKIM' AT ME MINb MOD, IT'S NICE T' KNOW NER'VE '3TIU. GOT IT... SLIMEV.THEV CAN'T KEEP THEIR OFF ME I'D BETTER GET OUT OF 'ERE BEFORE IGETMKELF INVOLVED.' World Cup Soccer Finals Under Way MEXICO CITY (CP) Be- fore the World Cup soccer torn- After his leg mended, he wanted Sunday in the opening drove Jones' car to six victories .game between Mexico and the in 11 races, finished second Soviet Union. The Russians and three times, third once and fourth in another. He came into this year's 5CO with the best record among cur- rent drivers and with the best car among the 80 entries. He won the pole position on the first day of qualifying, with 170.221 m.p.h., went into the race the odds-on favorite over such worthies as three-time win- ner A. J. Foyt, 1969 champion Mario Andretti, Unser's brother Bobby, Dan Gurney, Johnny Rutherford and thr'ee-timc world driving champion Jack Brabham. Until the crash, Unser was running at speeds far above the record pace for the 500-mile race, but he said he eased up on the gas in the final miles to avoid any trouble. It was Tony Hulnran's 25th anniversary as owner of the speedway and he responded by helping pay a purse of biggest for any single sporting event. IV. ore nament opened, the bosses of in- Germany vs. Morocco in Group ternational soccer made clear what they wanted: more goals and less mayhem. They got half of what they Group II Brazil vs. Czcchoslo-) Following a scries of round- vakia in Group III and West robin games, the top two teams from each group advance to the quarter-finals. Iris lead in the Canadian racing championship Sunda with a one-lap -victory over Lol driver Horst Kroll of Scarbor ough, Ont., in the featured IOC mile formula "A" race at th Westwood Track in this Van couver suburb. VOTED THEM OUT KITCHENER, Ont. (CP) Jim Worrell of Toronto, Can- ada's only voting delegate to the International Olympic Commit- tee, disclosed Sunday he voted for the expulsion of South Africa from Olympic competition. "1 voted for withdrawal of Ontario Takes Handball Tide HAMILTON (CP) Ontario, represented by Hamilton Ger- mania, beat tlrree other prov- inces Sunday to capture the 1970 Canadian team handball cham- pionship. The Hamilton team compiled 10 points from four wins and two ties in the two-day round- robin competition. Alberta placed second will) eight points from three wins, two ties and one loss. Quebec was third with Bruins Divide Winnings BOSTON TAP) Boston Bruins, fresh from winning the Stanley Cup for the first time in 29 years, granted 25 full shares and two one-half shares Satur- day in splitting the fat playoff money. The NHL authorized 21 ful. shares of including If players, injured winger Garnel Bayley, coach Harry Sinden, general manager Mi'lt Schmil and trainer Don Canney. The Bruins' management also decided to grant from out-of- club money four full shares and two one-half shares. The four full shares granted by the or ganizafcion will go to defence- nian Teddy Green, and for wards Ron Murphy, Wayne Car leton and Don Marcotte. Meanwhile defenceman Don Awrey said Friday he wants from Boston Bruins to play in the 1970-71 National Hockey League season. AwTey, a native of Waterloo, Ont., now living here, said in an interview his contract is up lor voe or -t recognition of South Africa by I five points and British Columbia tne FoC." Worrall said trailed with two points. Chicago LEAGUE AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L Pel. GBL .....25 r9 .568 Baltimore .....25 23 .521 2 I New YorK 23 26 .-169 .l'''z Washington 21 24' .467 4Vi Detroit 20 27 .426 6W j Boston 16 30 .348 ro Cleveland Atlanta Los Angeles San Francisco .587 .583 ..180 .420 22 31 !41i Mexicans played generally po- lite soccer before more than t 107.000 fans in the Aztec Stad-1 ium but could manage only oc- casional sparks cf action and finished in a scoreless tie. The International Association of Football Federations governors of wcrld soccer, an- loru-.ced before the 21-day com- jetilion started that it would ise a new system to decide ties n the t o u r n a m e n t. Goals j against will be subtracted from joals scored to determine which ,eams advance to the next mind. The aim was to get less lefensive play and more scor- But the Mexicans and Rus- sians played a game devoted al- most entirely to defence. The "Los" Angeles Sutton 6-5 at Chicago opening pace so slow thatj Hands 7-2 after 15 minutes, the huge crowd to lino the players.-i NO ROUGH PLAY But there was none of the flaring tempers or rough play lhat often mar games in inter- national competition. West Ger- man referee Karl Teschencher kept a firm grip, FIFA had instructed referees to clamp down quickly on any trouble. Teschencher complied and handed out reprimands at t.he first sign of dirty play and the Group I game com- pleted without incident. All teams get a. day off today and action resumes Tues- day with three games to be played simultaneously in Puebla, Guadalajara and Leon. These will pit England against Romania in "Jroup III, Uruguay against Israel in Group II and Peru against Bulgaria in Group Minnesota California Oakland Kansas City Chicago Milwaukee !0 16 West 31 30 25 19 18 15 Pet. GBL 5 .633 '3 .533 Tft M .478 TO .477 10 .605 .638 .521 .-113 .383 .333 TODAY'S GAMES 5an Franciso arlton 1-b N Only games UNDAY'S RESULTS Francisco A'.arichal Bryant (31, Fau! lrhir.nn nil Diell; Moose (5-4) Guisti (9) I nguillcn. HRs: Pitts-Alley Heh aoslon er illama 002 002 5 ll 1 Wise Lersch Jackson (7) nd Bales; Nash (7-1) and Tillman. HRs: Atl-Carly 3 OS Afiqelei 019 000 500 13 1 1 Louis 200 310 000 15 1 Vance, Norrnan Pascual Brewer Pena (3-0) (9) and Halter; Torrez, McCool (7) Limy Aber- alhy Culver (3-3) (10) and Sirn- -Hague an Diego 010 MO 5 0 Chicaoo..... 202110 11 1 Corkins Rofcerls 'Herbe' B) IV. Most of the interest will he centred on the England-Ro- mania game. England won the last World up on home ground in 19C6 and is ranked as a favor- ite here. The lighter Romanian team is regarded as the weak- est of the Group III teams but could prove a spoiler. Action picks up Wednesday with the first four-game day: Belgium vs. El Salvador, in Group I, Italy vs. Sweden in Barion; Jenkins (4-7) and liatf. HRs: Bar- on Ferrara Williams Montreal Cincinnati McGinn, Reed (1-3) (J) Morion (8) nd Bateman; Merriit (10-3) Carroll B) Gullott (9) Granger (9) and Bench. HRs: 2 (3-1) vicRae (5) Perez Michel Briere Satisfactory MONTREAL (CP) Michel Briere, centre for Pittsburgh Penguins of the National uiterviuw ma miikicm. 10 KJ, Hockey League, was reported in rehewal "and I'm going to ask satisfactory condition today fol- fbr I lowing a second brain operation "If they don't want to pay I for a removal of a blood clot in me, they can trade me." I the left temporal area Friday. Taber, Milk River Post First Wins iners Each Win Twice liolidav Time Timc-l.j) Time! We Specialize in Ross Whitmoro Carburetor and Ignition you should call in al ALL WORK GUARANTEEDI The two Lethbridge teams in I Andy Slwrthousc picked up the Citv Recreation Baseball j tire pitching verdict in tire ent all the way on the mound for the e v ecr League "the Crighlon Cubs and j nightcap while the loss went to the Junior Miners, each swept Charlie licsplug who went I lore in Lclhbridgo. Ihn Cubs Lions. bounced thr Urcoks Lions Iwicc. Khoithousc was relieved by i 7-1 ami MI, while IV Mind's Iti't'B LaMinik in llrc sixlli inn- j took two from Rndianl in En-i ing niter Sliorlhtmse apparent- I chant am'! lv injured his pitctiing arm. Dennis'King fired' a five-bil-1 HOUR Yorgason Wasted a tcr at Ihe Lions in Ihe opener i home run as the Miners won j to win his Ihiid straight their opener against Knchanl. i this vear. '''im iN'cprcllo took the mound Howie llcngedal paced (lie j verdict while the loss was tag- Cubs attack against losing! ged on Hoy Biyant I pitcher ilol Meyer as he stroked rr pair of doubles. Dick Wrest was tops lor the 6th Ave., M.M. Drive is top Hed Sox as he hit a home run. iiili" i'iarstead was the only j Uandy Maxwell was Ihc win- Brooks player to have much ning pitcher in the second con- success against King as he had test and al.'.o helped out his own two singles in tour trips to the i cause with a home run oft 'plate. I losing pitcher Vci'u Viroslck. Dick Wrest hit his second home run of tire day in a losing cause. In otlicr games Sunday, Vul- can Giants split a pair of games with Taber in Tabcr. The home squad took lire opener D-8 as Doug Hiklebrard was tire winning pitcher'. It was Taber's first win Oils season after suffering four de- feats. Vulcan Ixrunccd back to take the second game 17-7 as Roy Elmer went all the way for the defending champions to earn the pitching win. Milk River and Pincher Creek split a parr of games in Milk River. The home club oulslugged Pincher Creek 20-M in the open- ing game as Verl Jill was the ____ u 005 100 7 9 Bryant Paul TODAY'S GAMES No games scheduled SUNDAY'S RESULTS Knnhfis Cily 010 102 fi 13 7 Washington 300 too- 5 7 0 Morehoad, Drabowsky Burg- nicier (1-1) Wright (81 and Rod- riguez- cox Pina shetlenbacfc (7) Hfinnan Knowles (1-1) Humphreys (9) and French. HRs: KC- Kirhpalrick Wash-Howard 010 370 4 12 110 300 i 8 -4 10 1 Ray Bouton 000 002 02G 200 052 iOl 317 24 0 200 412 I JanesXI, weaver (1-OS (5) zr.d JQ- seplison: Pelers (3-6) Starve (D- Brett (4) Lee Santiago (6) LylG (8) and Satrlano HRs: Bos Andrews Dolroil 000 5 1 Milwaukee 020 000 7 0 Wilson, Saunbers (0-1) (8) and Free- han; Bolin, Ratlin Locker Baldwin (1-01 C) and McNerlney. HR: Cleveland 010000 011-3 1 Oaliland 000001 110-2 80 Paul, Lasher Hennigan Ells- worlh (1-0) "and ano Fosse; Hunter (7-5) Lacheman Llndblad (9) and HRs: Campanans New YorK WO 010 100 7 1 Minnesota oil 000 100 Stotllemyre, Waslewski McDan- icl (4-1) (7) and ML'nson; Kaat, Wil- liams (5.0) (6) and Ratlilf. HRs: NY Ward brew 2 Baltimore 000001 1 California 022 620 6 11 1 McNally (8-3) Leonhard Lopei (7) and Elchebarren; Wright (7-3) K. Tatum (6) and Azcue. HRs: Bait- Powell Me- Mullen FIRST (oustcn Jew YorK Spinks 'DiLauro' (3) "and" Bryant; Sadecki (4-0) and Dyer. HRs: 1 Wynn (10) Davis NY-Swobcda 2 Agee Milwaukee 9 Delroil 7 Minnesota 10 New York fi YorK'.: S! IS! ffi St3 SmatahifaKansas city Wilson, Btlllngham -touston DiLauro (11) Lcmasier (3-B) and Edwards; MeAndrew, Koosmam (61, (1-2) and Grate. HKS Pepilone SATURDAY Cincinnati 5 Montreal 4 'hiladetphla 7 Atlanta 5 iJew York .1 .Houston 3 Lea Angeles 7 SI. Louis 6 Diego ]l-'8 Chicaqo -1-7 San. Francisco 13 Pittsburgh 11 rflNOR BASEBALL SUNDAY Salt Lake 3 Tucson 3 Phoenix 7 Hawaii 5 Tacoma 7 Portland 1 Eugene 3 Spokane 2 SATURDAY Pacific Coa' Hawaii 10 Sal! Lake 2 Phcenix 2 Tucscn 0 7 Tacoma 3 Spokane 4 Portland 3 v.inning pitcher with the loss going to Gene Meyers. Gordon Balog and John Mof- fal led the way for the winners at the plate as had (.wo doubles and a single. Pmdicr Creek bounced back l.o take Ihe second game in ex- tra innings 3-6. Ken McKenzle took the mound verdict and aided his own cause as lie rapped out a double and single against losing pitcher Steve Balog. Dennis had a home run and single in a losing cause fot' Milk River. Next action in the league will, take place Wednesday night at i Henderson Park Tabor i will pay a visit to the Lcth- j bridge junior Miners. IS NOW READY TO SERVE YOU! CALL US TODAY FOR QUICK EFFICIENT SERVICE ELRICH TIRE LTD. t- J COMPLETE TIRE SALES SERVICE 403 Avt. South ftant or 327-444} ;