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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, June 2, 1970 ANDY CAPP GOOb ABOUT TWE "SOU 'AD A LITTLE BIT 0' LUCK.' WE CAN I ADA LOVEINTWE) AT BINGO, PET iVON SEVEN FOUNDS LOOK'S LIKc A NEW COAT VER Sawchuk Funeral Friday NEW YORK (CP) The I body of Terry Sawchuk, 40- yeaf-old New" York Ranger goalie, was sent Jloixlay (o De- troit as the district attorney in suburban Nassau County opened an investigation into lus death. Funeral services for Sawchuk, for 20 years one of the top goal- tenders in the National Hockey League, will be held Friday. Sawchuk died Sunday in a New York hospital following a mysterious injury. He under- went surgery Saturday after being transferred to the New York hospital from one on Long Island where he had undergone two other operations. He had told authorities he tripped and fell over the knee of a team-mate April 29 while "rough housing" on the lawn of the home the two shared on Long Island. Dr. Elliott Gross, deputy chief medical examiner of New York City who performed an autopsy Sunday, said Monday the exact cause of death was a blood clot that travelled iron: a vein into a pulmonary artery. LIVER INJURED But Dr. Gross also deter- mined there was a or injury to Sawchuk's liver which police said was caused by a blow. "Forty-year-old men don't just get pulmonary Dr. Gross said. "It usually is brought on by other factors." An autopsy report prepared at the hospital following Sawehuk's death had attributed death to a pulmonary blood clot in the lungs. A secondary cause of death was the lacera- tion of Sawchuk's liver during the span of a month. The homicide squad of Nassau County decided to open the in- vestigation after they were given the report of Monday's autopsy by Dr. Gross. CAPRI BOWL THURSDAY AFTERNOON WOMEN Bea Salmon 308 Rose Hamil- ton 285 Judy Lawson 270; Betty Paterson 367 Marie Smith 264 Rath 258; Alma Tolley 254; Donna McEwan 253; Helen Mikula 243 Peggy Nagel 245. SENIOR CITIZENS Emll Collin 318; Frank Bernhart 285 Henry Bechthold 281; Ben Evenson 247; Evan Evans 239; Felix Hofforlh 230; Spot Miller 233; Arie Koole 341; Bob Linderman 111; Scotty Muir 222. THURSDAY NIGHT MIXED Wilma Valer 346 Mary Mor- com 256; Dorothy Olshaskl 302 Helen Wentz 245; Ruth Laurie 244 May Hiebert 260 Gor- don Laurie 241; Bruce Canfield !73 Ken Malcomson 263; Bill Ham- ilton 237; Ron Sillito 247 SENIOR CITIZENS TOURNAMENT Van Wyk 267 Tom Acchoold 2-19; Henry Brown 2J2 Frank Bernhart 268 Evan Evans 225; Ben Evanson 233; Bob Linderman 215; Spot Miller 246; Carl McCann 243. YOUNG ADULTS Ron Senda 278 Eugene Yama- da 260; Ken Kurtz 279; Barry Sea- man 272; Robin Ondrlk 272; Linda Malcomson 323; Helen Salmon 223; Bev Mete! 322; Janet Salmon 217; Marie Waselenak 214. Detective Matthew Bonora of the homicide squad said after studying the autopsy report the contributory causes of death were "injuries received in an altercation." Sawchuk was one of the NHL's stars for two decades, playing with Detroit Red Wings, Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs. Los Angeles Kings and New York. He was selected to the first or second all-star team seven times and won the Vezina Tro- phy, as the goalie who allows the fewest goals during a sea- son, four times. He also had a lifetime total of 103 shutouts, an NHL record. Hill Moves Into Top Ten NEW YORK (AP) Dave Hill, last year's runner-up, climbed into the Top 10 money list Monday of the PGA tourna- ment Players Division. Hill, winner of the coveted Vardon Trophy in 1969, captured the Danny Thomas-Memphis Open title over the weekend to collect to go fr'om 23rd on the money list to ninth with a total of Lee Trevino held Ills money icai with earned this year. Following him was Gary Player, Dick Lotz, Billy Casper, and Miller Barber, Takes Over For Sinden Johnson Named Coach Stanley Cup Champs BOSTON (AP) Tom Johii- son lias had his name engr'avcd on the Stanley Cup eight times as a star defenceman with Montreal Canadicns. Now he's going to try to get it on hockey's most-coveted trophy again as coach of Boston Bruins. The 42-year-old Johnson, who played 15 seasons in the Na- tional Hockey League before a foot injury ended his career', agreed Monday to a one-year contract to coach the Bruins, defending Stanley Cup champi- ons, in 1970-71. The Bruins, shocked by Harry Sinden's decision to quit and enter private business last month, needed only to dip into their front office to find a suc- cessor. Johnson moved into an executive capacity when his playing career with the Bruins ended in 1965, and has been an assistant to general manager Milt Schmidt for three years. "I'm delighted he accepted the Brains' president Wes- ton W. Adams Jr. said. "Tom's accustomed to being with a win- ner. He played on Stanley Cup teams and he more or less grew up with our Stanley Cup team." TOUGH TO FOLLOW Although many observers feel that Boston's new coach has a tough act to follow after Sinden led the team to its first Stanley Cup in 29 years, Johnson said he considers the job "a great opportunity." "People should be envious of this he said. "This club has a lot of talent." Schmidt said that "close to 20" men were considered before he, Adams and Weston W. Adams Sr., board chairman, "decided we had the man right here in our office who was best suited for the job." "Tom was our unanimous Schmidt said. "He is a good sound hockey man who has been in the organization seven years and knows the club. He also knows the likes and dis- likes of the players both on and off the ice." NEVER BEEN COACH Johnson never has coached at any level and admits his lack of experience may pose "a consid- erable problem for a while." "It's certainly better inherit- ing Stanley Cup champions than a last-place he said. "I think the only way we can top the past season is to win the league championship. And we can do it." In Sinden's fourth season as coach, the Bruins tied Cm'cago in the NHL's East Division this year. Each had 99 points, but "the Black Hawks were awarded first place on the basis of more victories. Boston then blitzed the Hawks in four-straight play- off games. A native of Winnipeg, Johnson grew up in the Toronto Maple Leafs' junior system :n Mani- toba, but was drafted by Mont- real when he was 19. He played 13 seasons with Can.'idiens be- fore being drafted by Boston in 1963. His lop season as a player was in 1958-59, when he won the Norris Trophy as the NHL's top dcfenccnian. Race Results CALGARY (CP) Victoria Park race results Monday: First claiming, 3-year-olds, 5 fur- longs. Prince D. Reaburn (Barroby) 3.10 2.70 2.50, Honorule (Haynes) -1.10 3.40, Cobber Bill (K. Whittle) 6.80. Tims: 3-5. Pocket Boss, Bum Money, Western Haze, Nipperette, Shady Spring also South Africa Won't Halt Segregation JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AP) South Africa will not give up apartheid (ra- cial segregation) as the price for participating in world sport, Prime Minister John Vorster said Monday. "If the choice is between taking part in international sport and our way of life, which we have developed in this country over generations, then naturally the majority of our people will say that we have no choice in the matter he said. Communist and Afro-Asian nations are blackmailing var- ious countries to refuse to play with South Africa, Vors- ter'said, referring to a South African cricket tour of Britain recently cancelled by the Eng- lish Cricket Council. "They are not motivated by he said. "What they really want to do is to exert pressure on us through sport." Vorster dispelled any re- maining hope that some mea- sure of multirp'ialism could be brought about in South African sport to save its par- ticipation in world sports events. On Sunday, Alf Chalmers, South African Lawn Tennis Union president, had called for a conference of sport ad- ministrators of all races to discuss integration, warning that "we will not be able to save anything" if the national outlook on sport is not broadened. Milk River Wins Twice Milk River came up with a pair of wins Sunday in the pee- wee division of the Sunshine Baseball League. Stephen Penz took the pitch- ing win hi the first game as Milk River defeated Masinasin 14-13. Neil Tliielen was the losing pitcher while Greg Wehlagy iad two home runs in a losing cause. Milk River took the nightcap 13-11 as John Matkin earned the noimd verdict. Matkin also helped out his own cause against losing hurler Robert Horgas as he stroked a borne run. Darryl Lodcrmeicr and David Ericfcson each had a home run for Masinasin. Two games will be played Thursday as Coutts travels to Milk River and Sunburst will be in Warner. ROYAL RESERVE BY CCRBy for outstanding flavour and distinguished service. Americans Dominate VANCOUVER (CP) United States fighters took some of the glass off crowns of Canada's new champions Monday night as (Jipy dominated t.hc North American amateur boxing championships. The Americans, showing more polish in the Olympic weights than the Canadians, won nine of the 11 bouts before fans. The Canadians, eight of whom will represent Canada in the Commonwealth Games in Edin- hiivgh in .July, were declared the country's best at the Cana- dian amateur boxing champion- ships Saturday night in nearby New Westiuioster, Second claiming, and up, 7 furlongs. Wautnaut (Coombs) 7.30 3.60 3.10, Old Army (K. Whittle) 4.20 3.60, Cindy's Magic (Gray) 11.50. Time: 3-5. Grinning Sam, Go Go Glen, MT- canary Brook, Western Blues, Floaml- also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: Third claiming, 2-year-olds, 5 fur longs. war Glee (Stadnyk) 12.60 5.80 3.60, Flower De May (Kipling) 4.10 3.30, Gifted Scribe (Gray) 4.60. Time: 3-5 Cheat The Bull, Haydns Smoke, Heir Of Hope, Pixie Belle, Fillgrand also ran. Fourth allowance, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- lonos. Nugie (Stadnyk) 6.80 4.50 3.20, Lei- sures Memory (Cuthbertson) 33.10 10.80, Sunshine Charlie (Rasmussen) Time: Viclory Chaser, Tricky Babe, Soo- time. Rapid Dove, Dry Coulee also -an. Fiflh claiming, 4-year-olds and up, 1 MB Hewinsum (Rasmussen) 5.80 3.30 2.50, Merry Sailor (Barroby) 5.60 3.50, Klondike Quill (BiUingsley) 3.00. Time: 1-5. Kathy's Miss, Sabrlo, My Rose Ann, New Omen, Anticipation also ran. EXACTOR: sixth claiming, four-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs. Paddytioeasy (Norris) 77.00 21.00 8.20, Hopi Joe (W. Combs) 5.60 4.30, KIni] (BBrroby) 4.BO. Time: -1-5. Major Mack, Rosles Steel, Merry Spirit, Wimple Street also ran. Seventh South Country Handicap, 4- year-olds ,ind up, 1 1-16 miles Dead Run (Norris) 20.50 6.60 3.90., Ky Quill (Hedge) 3.90 3.50, Lonk (Shields) 4.iO. Time: 4-5. Rapid Kalak, Sioux Cadet, Pandor- as Box, Fall Session, There And Back also ran. Eighth claiming, 4-year-olds, 7 fur- Tudor K (Cuthbertson) 10.30 4.90 4.30. Vlalie Cort (A. Whittle) 3.60, Chop Chop (Haynes) 4.00. Time: Klondike Doll, KhaPs Charm, Jim- my Justice, Stellar Flyer, Saucy Jay also ran. QUINELLA: Original Owners Take Over SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Seals Ltd., original ovraer of Oakland Seals, has regained control of the National Hockey League team. Superior Court Judge Robert Sehnacke said Monday that Trans-National Communications Inc., which owns Boston Celtics, of the National Basketball Asso- ciation defaulted on terms of its agreement to buy the three- year-old hockey club from Seals Ltd. last year. He adjourned a week-old trial over the club's ownership until June 9, when Seals Ltd., headed by Barry Van Gerbig, will pro- pose selling the club for to Charles 0. Finley, owner of baseball's Oakland A t h 1 e t i c s of the American League. Sehnacke said he will consider whether the sale is "conducted in a commercially reasonable manner." He said he will weigh any other offers before Finley's offer deadline of June 30. After Trans-National rested its case Monday, Seals Ltd., moved successfully for a judg- ment in its favor on grounds Trans-National had failed to prove no default on loan agree- ments of with the Wells Fargo Bank, with Seals Ltd., with Hockey Inves- tors and Nrith Mel Swig. After the ruling, Frank Tatum Jr., attorney for Seals Ltd., tes- tified that two attempted sales of the club in 1M7 and 1908 had been unsuccessful and that the price to Finley is fair and is the only offer. The Seals' executive vice- president, Bill Torrcy, said he, general manager Frank Seiko Jr. and coach Fred Glover still will leave for Montreal next weekend for the annual NHL draft, meetings. TO COACH Johnson, today, was named coach of the Boston Bruins succeeding Harry Sinden. Johnson signed a one-year contract. PROMISES STADIUM NEW YORK (AP) The 1970 major league All-Star baseball game will be played in Cincin- nati's new Riverfront Stadium as scheduled, Tuesday, July W, commissioner Bowie Kuhn an- nounced Monday. The lieds will start playing regular season games there June 30. Short IN'DON'ESFA LEADS KUALA LUMPUR (AP) In- donesia took an easy 4-0 lead over the Canadian team in the semi-final of the Thomas Cup badminton competition Monday night. TOUGH TO BEAT NEWCASTLE, Northern Ire- land (AP) Defending cham- pion Michael Bonallack of Eng- land, seeking an unprecedented third consecutive title, looked more and more like the man to beat after an easy first-round victory Monday in the British Amateur golf tournament. CALL UP GOSGEH MONTREAL (CP) Mont- real Expos of baseball's Nation- al League announced Monday they have called up outfielder Jini Gosger from Buffalo Bis- ons, their International League farm club. The Expos sent out- fielder Charles (Boots) Day to Buffalo Bisons. MANUEL ORTIZ DIES SAN DIEGO (AP) Manuel Ortiz, world bantamweight box- ing champion from 1942-1952, has died of cirrhosis of the liver at the age of 53. The Mexican scrapper suc- cumbed Sunday at San Diego ELR1CH TIRE SPORT SCORES Chicago New York Pittsburgh St. Louis Philadelphia Montreal Cincinnati Los Angeles Atlanta..... San Francisco Houston San Diego L Pel. GBL 20 .556 16 30 .345 9Vt Vest 36 M .720 29 20 .592 27 19 .537 7 34 26 .-ISO 1? 31 29 .420 15 32 .407 IS i AMERICAN LEAGUE W Baltimore.....33 New YorK 26 Washington 22 Detroit....... 21 Boston Cleveland 22 TODAY'S GAMES Los Angeles Foster 3-5 at Chicago Colborn 2-0 San Diego Ross 1-3 at Pitlsburgh Veale 4-4 N San Francisco Perry 7-5 at St. Louis Carlton 2-6. New York Genrry 5-2 at Atlanta Nie- kro 5-6 N Philadelphia Fryman 3-1 et Cincin- nati! Simpson 6-t N Montreal Morton 4-2 al Houston i.o6k 0-0 N MONDAY'S RESULTS San Diego 000 100 100- 1 t Pitlsburgh 002 060 S 9 0 Coornbs Rodriguez Dukes (5) and Cannizzaro; Ellis (4-4) and Los Angelci 300 560 Chicago 000 460 Sutton (7-5) and Haller: Hands (7-3) Barber (6) and Hiatt. HR: LosA-Gra- barkewitz San Francisco at St. Louis, ppd, L Pet. GBL. 15 .685 23 .531 .473 .477 25 .444 7V4 10 10 UWi 16 27 .372 West Minnesota 31 13 .605 California.....30 17 .638 Oakland 25 23 .521 8 Kansas Cil? 19 27 13 Chicago 13 W -3B3 14W Milwaukee 15 30 .333 UV, TODAY'S GAMES Baltimore Palmer 6-2 at Oakland Dobson 5-4 N Detroit Niekro 4-4 at California 3-3 N 1 Cleveland Chance 1-5 and Hand 0-4 at Milwaukee Bradender l-a and Lock- wood 2-2, N 1 Chicago Horlen 5-5 at Washington Brunei 3-4 N Kansas City Johnson 1-3 at New York Peterson 7-2 N Minnesota Perry 6-4 at Boston Culp MONDAY'S RESULTS No aames scheduled MINOR BASEBALL International Richmond J Toledo 0 Syracuse 3 Columbus 2 Louisville at Rochester, ppd. Only games scheduled. 1 Pacific Coas! Tucson 3 Salt Lake 1 Portland 9 Tacoma 7 Spokane V Eugene 3 Hawaii 5 Phoenix 4 SERVICE TRUCK IS NOW READY TO SERVE YOU! CAU US TODAY FOR QUICK EFFICIENT SERVICi ELRICH TIRE LTD, COMPLETE TIRE SALES SERVICE 402 lit AVI. Phoni 327-6886 or 337-4445 ;