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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta I Gaylord Perry wins ninth for Indians Friday, 1, 1971 THE IttHBRIDGI HERALD 9 AND DISTRICT is to have a new When the Reds are hitting they're charging park! The idea came Into being at a meeting the Coaldale Fish and Game Association with W. D. Geldert, Jim McQuillan and Earl Foxall among the key instigators. That was more than three years ago. Initially, the undertaking was envisaged as a trout pond for Coaldale and district anglers. With the stocking of rainbow trout becoming such a success in in many other communities southern Alberta, why shouldn't Coaldale and district have its own? Even though the bulk of the project is still on paper it has grown considerably in size and purpose since it was originally conceived. The trout pond is now to form a part o( a 51- acre park. It is located along an old lake bottom one mile west and miles south of the Readymade School; or, two miles south, five miles east, 3'A miles south on the road leading south at the west end of Coaldale. The County of Lethbridge with its recreational board has now thrown its support behind the project. An earth dam has been completed. It's deepest spots are to be in the 20 to 22-foot range. The lake itselt is to take up some 25 acres of the total area. This is about one-third the size of Hender- son Lake in the city, with about 50 per cent more depth in the deepest areas. AT PRESENT a general plan is being prepared for the park by the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission. The department of agriculture is helping as an advisor on greenery and shelterbelts. There are to be individual and community camp kitchen set-ups, along with camping areas. The fed- eral government has allocated the project under the summer youth employment program. The project is near the main Chin Lake canal of the St. Mary River Irrigation Project. Gravelling and rip-rapping are required for the dam before water can be turned in. This is the first park set-up of its kind for Coal- dale since the old Women's Institute park fell by the wayside many years ago. At present, Coaldale is the largest town in Alberta that doesn't have its own park and camping facilities. For this reason alone, the new project deserves the full support of all residents of Coaldale and district. But, going outdoors is the fastest growing leisure type activity in North America today. There are scores of other irrigation water impoundments in the south country that already have Uie water and need only some greenery and shelterbelts. But, they haven't been developed either and residents have to travel many miles to find their outdoor enjoyment. It's guaranteed, the new project will be among the best used in Alberta if it ever becomes a reality. LETHBRIDGE'S FRANK LEFF1NGWELL cap- tured the grand aggregate award and Dennis Sorensen second spot at the J972 annual rifle competitions of the Lethbridge Fish and Game Association during the past weekend. In trap shooting, Rick Kucheran took top spot, with second to Bob Hobbs of Calgary and third to Ed Mantler of Lethbridge. Other top spot winners included: .22 ladies high, Evelyn Leffingwell; men's high, Frank Leffingwell and men's team, the Plainsman Sporting Goods boys Bob Hobbs and Ken Kotkas, Lethbridge. For the .22 ladies team, it was Joyce Miller of Calgary and Evelyn Leffingwell; for juniors, Rose- marie Pohn. In 50-yard open it was Dennis Sorensen of Leth- bridge; tight grouping, any calibre, A. Murdoch. In .25 calibre or larger, tight grouping, Terry McCracken; high score, Frank Leffingwell; 150-yard iron sight, Bob Hobbs; 150-yard scope sight, Bob Hobbs and 300-yard scope sight, Ben Schmidt. The five-member team event went to the Calgary squad; running deer, Ken Kotkas; bench rest, Dennis Sorensen and buddy shoot, J. Leeper and D. Sorensen. Warner's Earl Hutchinson was awarded a special trophy for his many years of support of competitive rifle shooting in Lethbridge. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Break up Cincinnati Beds and wake up Houston Astros. The revitalized "Big Red Ma- chine" continued to roll Thurs- day night, mashing faltering Houston 10-3 and moving into a tie with the Astros In the National League West. "It's hard to beat us vf. we're Cincinnati man- Lumberj acks win easily Lumberjacks blast- ed Duncan Industries 28-12 in City Slow Pitch League play Thursday night. Pat Peterson bested Brace Lowe on the mound. In another contest, Leth- brldga Glass rappd out five home runs to defeat Swifts 31- H. Ross Jacobson picked up the win white Richard Latwat suf- fered the loss. WINDSHIELDS BROKEN? Hove it replaced now by experts at Lethbridge Sash Door! FREE PICK-UP AND DELIVERY OF YOUR CAR1 LETHBRIDGE JUNIOR CHAMPIONS Patenon won Lethbridge Junior High School Soccer junior championship recently. The winners are, front row, left to right, Michael Steed, Kenny Hall, Jeff Virtue, Jim Clark, Roberts and coach Manfred Schuchardt. Back row, left to right, Ulrich David Henderson, Craig Murray, Bryan Murray, Dale Boychuk, Rick Maclean and Colin StoHie. SENIOR CHAMPIONS Patersort also topped Iha senior division of the league. The senior winners are, front, left to right, Terry Tinordi, Garry Lohuis, Jim Hender- son, Sid Collier, Ron Greliinger, Noel Pat son and coach Fred Andrews. Back, left to right, Bill Beaton, Mark Ell, Rick Collier, Gary Dogterom, Brady Currio, Barry Hisaoka and Mork Baldry. ____________________ Refuses to answer questions Marcello keeps silent Corner 5th Ave., 4lh St. S. Phone 327-1581 WASHINGTON (AP) A man described by the United jtates justice department as a Mew Orleans Mafia figure told a congressional committee Thurs- day he is only a salaried tomato salesman. But Carlos Marcello, appar- ently angered by some of the questions asked him, refused to say who his biggest tomato cus- tomers are or where his com- pany is located. Joseph Phillips, chief counsel for the House of Representa- tives select committees on crime, had been questioning the 02-year-old Marcello about a 1966 meeting with alleged Mafia bosses in New York and about Mai-cello's business dealings. Marcello took the Fifth Amendment wliich protects wit- nesses against self-incrimina- tion to three straight questions and then Phillips asked: "Isn't It a fact that no tomato com- pany existe? Marcello said: "I'm going to take the Fifth Amendment on every other question you ask me." Marcello relenlcd. however, after Representative Jerome Waldie (Dem. Calif.) took over questioning. Marcello was deported to Guatemala In 1961 but finally made his way back to the United Stales after Guatemala deported him to San Salvador and San Salvador deported him lo the Honduras. He told the committee he has not receivehone that his services were no onger required. Pinder claimed that when advised Crozier he intended to ipld the club to his contract la riew of events, Crozier said; 'Listen, sonny jimbo, you mada your mind up. You said you want your money. So I'm going :o keep you in Vancouver all year and you're not going to ilay but you're going to be >ractising from eight In morning until six at night." Mr. Justice MacFarlane said bat although Pinder then re- lurned to Manitoba to play lockey, he could have been re- railed by the Canucks at any :ime and was prepared to cuss the situation with the club. "The matter was left unre- solved by the defendant Vancouver hockey club) and not by the plaintiff Tho defendant could have properly terminated the contract but chose not to do he said. Mr. Justice Macfarlane said It was his opinion the conduct ot Crozier was such that Pinder was entitled to assume the club did not intend to carry out the contract. lub, the Beverly, which had [ambling. Asked if gambling was legal Louisiana at (he time, he re- ailed: "I don't know If It was legal >r illegal. We just opened up and that was it." DEMES INTERESTS Marcello also said he had no nterest in any race tracks, had no race horses, and did not be- lieve he had interests in any company that did business with Spoiiservlce. Sportservice is a subsidiary of he Empire Corp. of Buffalo, Empire recenlly was con- victed of conspiracy to use in- :erslate faci lilies to acquire a hidden interest in a Las Vegas hotel and casino. Marcello said he had never loaned any money to John Mecom, who owns New Orleans Saints football team, to Me- com's son, or to tlie Saints. The committee did not ques- tion Marcello about Kohn's ac- cusations. Picture Butte golf tourney Picture Butte Golf Club Is planning a men's tournament this Sunday. The 18-hole event gels under way at nine Sunday morning. Qualifying rounds must be In by that time. For further information con- of only three hits off loser Joe rf G H t ,3MM8 Coleman. The Tigers nicked Perry for seven hits, two each In the first and fifth, but the tail right-han- der worked out of each threat SOUTHERN ALBERTA CO-OP Carload Twine SALE! We have jusf receiv- ed a carload of twine that we are offering to you at low, low prices! SOUTHERN AlBERTA CO-OP 1221 2nd Ave. S., ttthbtldge Phon. 327-3777 QUALIFIED n 53 b The Newest On-and-Off-Road Machine Available Now and ended the Indians' seven game losing streak. SAND GRAVEL ASPHALT TOLLESTRUP SAND AND GRAVEL Low Pressure Tires Only 185 Ibs. 90 ce Engine ON D1SPAY NOW AT BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. "By Far S. Alberta'i Largest Cyclt 913 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3221 CLOSED MONDAY OPEN DAILY to p.m. Ihurldoy and Friday to 9 p.m. OPIN A TOTAL OF 54V. HOURS A WEEK TO SERVE YOU WANTED! AUTO BODY Wilh [ourntyman's paper or third year apprenticing, also auto body man wilh journey man's papers or third year apprenticing. Apply to Body Shop Foreman, all ifrlctly confidential, Comer 16th Ave., M. M. Drive South, Phone 323-8861 DUONG NOW AT LETHBRIDGE HONDA D I ft I F 3, 5 and 10 SPEED D I t I (t L t O PARTS ACCESSORIES SERVICE AMPIE PARKING LETHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE 1117 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-8889 Monday. Opln Daily a.m. lo p m. Thuridoy and Friday e.m, to p.m. ;