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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 4, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE lETHilKIDGE HERALD Thursday. Juno 4, 1970-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Reports Show There Was A Scuffle Between The Two Argument MOW YORK. (CP) Ron Stewart run ten-oil Wednesday with Nassau County Dislriot Al- torncy William Calm and agreed lo sign a waiver of immunity from" prosecution before going before n grand jury Monday to loll what hi! knows about the death of goalkeeper Terry Saw- cluik. Colin said Stewart, a 37-year- n 1 (I praalty-killins specialist with New Vork tensers of the National Hockey League, was "very co-operative" during the meeting at Mincola, N.Y. Also at the meeting wilb Calm were Rosemary Sasso. a blonde nurse, and Nicholas Caslellano, a lawyer representing Stewart. 0 a s t e 11 a n o, hired by the Hangers, fended off reporters seeking to interview Stewart. Bui The Post printed what it de- scribed as Stewart's first pub- lished statement about the April 29 incident which put Sawchuk, 40, in hospital for a series of op- erations. The goalkeeper died of a pulmonary blood hospital here Sunday. The newspaper quotes Slew- art as describing an argument which began in a bar at Long Beach, on Long Island, and con- tinued on the lawn of a rented home the two men shaved dur- ing the hockey season. Stewart expressed bewilder- ment that Sawchuk should have It is becoming a nip and tuck battle for first place in the City Recreation Baseball League. Lcthbridae Junior Miners moved into a share for first with the Letbbridgc Crightou Cubs Wednesday when they dumped Tsber 7-1 at Henderson Park. Miners and Cubs each have 1-1 points but the. Cubs hare a game in hand. Randy Wclstoncroft whiffed 18 Taber batters and gave up only four hits to gain the pitch- ing verdict while the loss went to Randy Easlhopo. Rob Roy paced the Miners at the plate with throe singles while winning-pitcher Wolston- croft chipped in with a pair of singles. The league will swing back Into action Sunday with four doubleheaders being run off. At Henderson Park, the Miners will meet Milk River twice, at and seven o'clock. Lethbridge Cubs will be in Vulcan for a pair of games with the Giants, Enchant will travel to Pincher Creek, and Taber will be in Brooks. Out of town games are set for two o'clock and five o'clock. Someone Has To Go DUNNVILLE, Ont. (CP) Toronto Maple Leafs will pro- tect newly-acquired goalie Jacques Plante in next week's National Hockey League draft but coach Johnny McLellan won't say which of his other netminders may be dropped. At a high school athletic ban- quet Wednesday McLellan ad- mitted the Leafs could tose one of their other two goalies, Bruce Gamble and Marv Edwards, but declined to say which would be protected along with Plante in the draft to stock Vancouver Canucks and Sabres, the two new NHL teams. Leafs general manager Jim Gregory said the 41-year-old Plante was acquired from St. Louis Blues "to look after our immediate needs.' couple more games with stead- ier Gregory said, 1 last in the East Division. a one-goal deficit to beat the Czechoslovaks. The three other contests on TTnrrisnil Fillffl the Wednesday schedule ended ilcUllfeOll rillCU [his way. ltaly Sweden o: West Germany 2, Morocco 1; KA.MLOOPS, B.C. (CP) Belgium 3, El Salvador 0. J i m m y Harrison, Kamloops- NOW the soccer circus takes a born player with Toronto Maple break until Saturday, when a Leafs of the National Hockey full schedule of four games will League. Wednesday was con- played in the round-robin victed of assault causing bodily competition to wruttle tha teams harm, fined 5450 and given a to eight quarter-finalists six-month suspended sentence. England, Italy, Belgium and Harrison was convicted in Brazil all have injuries to key provincial court of the assault players, and the days off will of Phillip LaCombe of Kamtoyis give some of them time to May 13 in a nightclub here. La- Combe told the caurt lie suffer- ed permanent eye damage. ARRIVE AT D.A.'s OFFICE-Ron Stewart, New York Ranger hockey player, and Rosemary Sasso, a friend of Stewart, arrive for meeting with District Attorney William Cahn in Nassau County. Both are expected to appear at grand jury probe next week into death of Ranger goalie Terry Sawchuk. ________ Pele Scores Winner Brazil Gives Warning MEXICO CITY (CP) Brazil swept to a brilliant 4-1 soccer victory over Czechoslovakia Wednesday and its 15 rivals in the World Cup championships here immediately were faced with this problem: "How do we stop The Brazilians, winners of the Jules Rimet Trophy in 1958 and 1962, are gunning for a third victory and permanent posses- "We felt we could have won a ot the bauble which Indi- cates world soccer supremacy. Inspired by Pele, at 29 still ler gOcul.tMiui.iig, uieguiy auju, jjiapu tu tat, QI.IJ.I. referring to (tie Leafs1 record rated the world's1 greatest last season when they finished player, Brazil swept back froir mend. England, defending champion, has both first-string fullbacks on the Newton with a damaged right knee and Terry Cooper with a bruised toe. Eng- land next takes the field Sunday against Brazil in the key match of Group III. Ladislav Petras scored for Czechoslovakia in the 12th min- ute before the Brazilians settled into a coherent pattern. Rivclino tied the score before half time on a free kick. Then Pele put Brazil ahead and right-winger Jairzinho ce- mented the 4-1 victory with a pair of goals. Meanwhile powerful Italy and West Germany were giving their fans a nail-biting time. Italy just held on to edge Swe- den in a Group It game after goal, and won 12 minutes from the end when Gerhard Muller scored. Belgium, rated a strong chal- lenger to Mexico and the Soviet Union in Group I, was unim- pressive in beating little El Sal- vador. Wilfried Van Moor was the star with two goals and Raoul Lambert got the third from a penalty. Italy, Belgium, Czechoslova- kia and Morocco get back into action Saturday, Italy against the tough Uruguayans, Belgium against the formidable Rus- sians, Czechoslovakia against Romania and Morocco against Peru. Italian coach Ferrucio Valcar- gi said after the win over DUTCH AUCTION SALE of USED TRAILERS NOW IN ITS 4th DAY-CONTINUES AU WEEK fljj REDUCTION EVERY ''fciU BUSINESS DAY ON ENTIRE STOCK of USED TRAILERS RESERVE BIDS ACCEPTED All Unilt Slill Un.ioM Have Now Red'jfRcl by SHOO Pncos tVan Aro'1-irt Etich Dtiy They Remain On Our lot PICK YOUR PRICE-PLACE YOUR BIDS NOW See them ol TRAILER SALES 4th St. and 3rd Ave. 5. Open 'til 9 p.m. Weekdays Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. PHONE Oen m A Uiuup IL game aiiA-i i V .1 u< n, dominating the first half. The Sweden: "We had thought the onlv coa! was scored by Angelo altitude would cause us a lot of Dofnenghini in the llth minute, problems but we really did his shot from 30 yards taking believe it could affect us so Ronnie Hellstrom, S w e d e n 's i much." longhaired goalkeeper, by sur-1 Italy's principal casualty of prise j the match was centrehalf Corn- West Germany, the losing fi- munardo Nicolai who twisted nalist when England won the! his left ankle. Substitute Rob- cup in 1956, trailed underdog j erlo Rosato did a good job. Morocco 1-0 at half time. The Lambert's goal for_ Belgium goal for Morocco, first African against El Salvador with one of country in to proceed the strajigest in World Cup his- csmoetition, was scored in theory. He .was already hoooluig 22nd' minute by Mohamcd Hou-i off the field with a mane Jarir i when E g 'll m was VETER AN TIES IT awarded a penalty for a foul on West Germany finally got on Leon Semmeling Lambert hob- the score sheet in the 55th min-1 bled back and slamnied home ute, on veteran Uwe Sceler's the goal with his good left foot. suffered serious injury in a fall while the two tussled. "He fell on me, that's for sure. "But all his lifetime Terry look much worse falls on the ice and he always bounced back and then ho trips on top of me and suddenly his life is ended. "It doesn't make sense. "A fall like that, just like a thousand he's taken on that hard ice and notliing ever hap- pened to him. And this thing happened, and Terry is gone. It's all like a bad dream when I look back now." Stewart said Sawchuk kept coming after him during the lawn altercation. SAYS HE TRIPPED "I backed away and tripped over a metal barbecue pit. "Terry caught his foot in my leg and fell on top of me but I think he hit his back against one of the protrusions on the c o o k e r r possibly against my knee." Castellano. declaring Stewart would co-operate fully with the grand jury, said Uic Sawchuk's death was "purely and simply an accident." Castellano, asked why Stew- art had returned to Canada on May 1, only two days after Saw- chuk was taken to hospital, re- plied that a member of Stew- art's family had been taken ill. "Stewart saw Sawchuk and told him he had to go home but he'd be said Castellano. "A few days later Stewart re- turned and visited Sawchuk in the hospital again." Calm said he expects to call seven witnesses, but did not list them. They are expected, how- ever, to include Miss Sasso, de- scribed as a Canadian-born di- vorcee and friend of Stewart's who was at the house April 29; Ben Weincr, a restaurant opera- tor who has said he intervened between Sawchuk and Stewart during their altercation; Ranger coach Emile Francis; Dr. Denis Nicholson, who was summoned when Sawchuk collapsed, and detective Matthew Bonora, who investigated. EXPECTS FAST DECISION Cahn said he believed Ihe grand jury would be able to de- cide by Monday night whether to return an indictment. In the account in The Post, Stewart said he and had argued about rental money and cleaning up the house be- fore turning it back to the owner. Stewart said that only after Sawchuk had gone to hospital did he learn about some of the things that had been "bugging" his team-mate. "I can't tell you how sorry I am that I didn't turn away. The guy had real problems. When I think of it I'm ready to go out of my mind." Stewart said Sawchuk had just returned here from Detroit, where he had visited his 73- year-old father, critically in- jured in a car crash. He had also tried unsuccessfully to reach a reconciliation with his former wife, the mother of has seven children, from whom he was divorced last year. ANDY CAPP WHAT ARE GOIN CO ABOUT NER FOOTBALL, MATCH THIS AFTERNOON? BOOTS ARE IN PAWN I WILLNER LENb ME NER 1, VFOOTBAU fER FORSETTH ANDY. I CAN'T- A-l DRQPPEb -YER FROM THE TEAM CIAU Not Consulted On Plan ficial Says Co- All-Stars Are Named CALGARY (CP) The West- em Canada Hockey League all- star team was announced Wed- nesday, with four members of the league champion Flin Flon Bombers on the squad. Scoring champion Reg Leach of Flin Flon at right wing and Greg Polls of Estevan Bruins at left wing were the only un- animous choices for the team, selected by WCHL coaches. The other members are coach Pat Ginnell of Flin Flon, goaltender Ray Martyniuk of Flin Flon, defencemen Jim Har- greavcs of Winnipeg Jets and Murray Anderson of Flin Flon and centre Chris Oddleifson of I Winnipeg. BANFF, Alta. (CP) The] Canadian Intercollegiate Ath- letic Union was told Wednesday to co-operate in a proposed fed- eral government aithletic schol- arship program cm which the CIAU was not consulted. Leu LeFaive, director of the federal fitness and amateur sports program, told the CIAU annual meeting about the pro- posed plan. "It is lime we attacked (lie problems of sport in a co-ordi- naied, co-operative Le- Faive told the meeting. At the same time, he said uni- versity athletic personnel were not consulted in the planning of the aLhletic scholarships and "for this 1 make r.o apology." "We bcked on it as a matter between (is athletes as poten- tial recipient, the federal gov- ernment as the and the sports governing bodies con- cerned, who have considerable say on eligible athletes. CALLED INSIGNIFICANT "As far as we are concerned, the intercollegiate athletic pro- gram has ro real significance in this particular matter." LeFaiva said a committee of eight to 10 persons including representatives of the Canadian Olympic Association, the CIAU and the federal government would be named to an athletic scholarships selection commit- tee. "Initial plans call for 45 grants to be presented every year with each athlete receiving awards from to he said in an interview. "Total cost would be approxi- mately He said the selection commit- tee likely would be formed by June 15. The CIAU, realizing govern- ment scholarships would be im- plemented, passed a motion Tuesday commending Health Minister John Mur.ro for his re- cent statement of policy con- cerning scholarships ad grants-in-aid to outstanding Ca- nadian athletes. BACK GUIDELINES They supported the initial guidelines of the as- sistance will not be tied to per- formance, that competition will D3t take precedence over duca- tion and that there will be com- plete freedom of choice of school by athletes. L F a i v e said Mr. Munro "raised a real hornets' nest" in his mention of grants-in-aid to Canadian athletes. "The immediate assumption seenif to have been here we go again on a government-spon- sored program of athletic schol- arships." Elaborating on the scholar- ships, said "these are not athletic scholarships as we know them." "We shall not be subsidizing any athlete simply to play for a particular college or univer- sity." He said the fitness program Is concerned with athletes who i cause of their long training and represent Canada in interna- competitive schedules have lil- tle opportunity to raise needed funds for e d u c a t i o n a 1 pur- ticnal competition. "Many are row attending post-secondary courses and be- poses." ELRICH TIRE SPORT NATIONAL LEAGUE East Chicago New York St. Louis Pittsburgh Philadelphia Montreal Preakness Winner In The Running Cincinnati Atlanta Lcs Angeles San Francisco Houston Diego 23 3! PCI. .SS5 .510 .489 .471 .429 .333 .712 .596 .580 Ml ,418 151-7 TODAY'5 GAMES Los Angeles Osteon 7-4 at Pittsburgh Blass 27 N New York Seaver 7-4 at Atlanta Jar- vis 5-3 N Montreal MfGInn 3-4 at Houston Gr'flfrn 1-6 N WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Sari Francisco 302 000 000- S 8 1 St. Louis Oil liO 6 13 3 Robertson, Reberger (7) Bry- ant and Died; Gibson (5-3) and Philadelphia 101 020 13 1 Cincinnati 200 Oil 9 3 lunning Selma (7) and Bates; Nolan, Borbon (0-2) Carroll Washburn (9) and Bench. HRs: Phila- Taylor Doyle Montreal 000 000 0 8 1 Houston .....002003 5 o Moore Strohmayer (7) and Bsteman; Billingham (3-0) and Ed- warcis. Los Angeles 108 000 212 flfl- S 9 1 Chicago .....300 200 000 6 13 3 Fester, Lamb Pascual Brewer Pena (3-1) (9) and Tcr- borg, Hallcr Holtiman, Colborn Aguirre (3-0) (10) and Hiatr, Mar- tin San Diego ah Pittsburgh, ppd., rain, wcf grounds. New York at Atlanta, ppd., rain, LEAGUE LEADERS AB .-168 46 H Pet. 73 .435 73 .371 53 .363 56 .346 56 .3J4 63 .343 71 .338 66 .335 50 .331 Carty, All Perez, On 1-1 Grabark'tz, LA 146 5S Dtetz, SF.....162 74 Clemenle, Pit 163 16 iHe, HOU .....198 J9 Gaston, SD 35 Henderson, SF 19' 46 Hobner, Pit ......151 18 Hague, StL ......127 15 -12 .331 Home Runs: Perez, 19; Allen, St. Louis, IB. Runs Bailed In: Perez, 54; Alfsn, St. Louis, H. Aaron, Atlanta, E. Williams, Chicago, 47. Pitching: Nash, Atlanta, Simpson, Cincinnati, 7-1, .875; G. Stone, AN lanta, 5-1, .833. MINOR BASEBALL International Richmond i Toledo 3 Tide-water 6 Buffalo 3 Louisville 6-1 Rochester 4-1 Columbus at Syracuse ppd, rain. Pacific Coast Portland 17 Tacoma 5 Spokane 8 Eugene 1 Hawaii Tucson 5 Salt Lake k Phoenix 6, tie, call after IB Innings, .curfew. AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L Pet C-BL Baltimore 34 16 .630 New York 28 23 .549 6Yi Washington 24 24 .500 9 Detroit 22 24 .478 10 Boston....... 21 25 .457 11 Cleveland 19 27 .413 13 West Minnesota 31 14 .66? California 31 18 .633 2 Oakland 26 24 .520 7Mi Kansas City 19 29 .396 13Vj Chicago......18 31 .367 15 Milwaukee 15 33 .313 17'A TODAY'S GAMES Baltimore Phoebus 3-3 at Oakland Hunter 7-S N Detroit Cain 3-2 et California Mur- phy 6-5 N Cleveland Moore 3-4 at Milwaukee Peters 0 o Chicago Janeski 4-2 al Washington Bosnian 5--i N Kansas City Rooker 3-2 at New York Behnsen 3-4 N Minnesota Kaat 5-1 at Boston Nagy WEDNESDAY RESULTS Kansas City 100 200 3 B I New York 002 030 5101 Drago (3--1) Burgmeler (5t and Rod- riguez; Kekicti Aker (7) and Munson. HRs: NY- Cater Baittmore ODD QUO 1 3 i Oakland .010000 7 0 Cueilar (5-0 and Hendricks; Fing- ers, Grant (l-O) (8) and Fernandez. HRs: Robinson Oak- Fernandez (4J, Bando Cleveland ....'311602 15 I Milwaukee 130000 11 I Hand, Miller (2-2) (A) Lasher (7) Hiqgins (9) Ellsworth (9) and Fosse; Krlisse, Locker (2) Pattln (2-4) (3) Sanders (6) Gelnsr (9) and McMert- ney. HRs: 2 Harper (61. Chicago 10' OC9 480 Washington 009 400 01 5 3 0 John SIsk (6) and Herrmann; Colernan Knowies (9) and Cas- anova, Dctrcll 106 000 004 S 8 ft California ooo'ioi on 3 Lolich, McRae Kilkenny (8K Eaunders Miller (3-2) (9) and Freehan; Messersmlth. Doyle K. Tatum Fisher (2-1) (ID and Ai- cue. HRS: Detroit, G. Brown Northrup MinnesoJa at Boston, ppd., rain. LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet. Carew, Min ......136 22 53 .390 Johnson, Cal .....195 Alou, Oak .......190 r. Robinson, Bal MS Pinscn, _..........-. Aparicio- Chi 165 3 White, NY "i Kallne, Del ......155 7. OliVd, Min ___ 136 3' KMIebrev.1, Min 15 -t 3 Home Runs: Howard, V 16; Powell, Baltimore, 15. Runs Batted In: Powell, Walton, Milwaukee, 39. Pitching: Tianl, Minnei 1.000; Kaat, Minnesota, 5-1, .364 .353 .352 .348 .339 .330 .329 .323 40; A-0, Belmont Stakes Go Saturday NEW YORK CAP) Proak- ness winner Personality and his partner, High Eche- lon, r.rtllcd rlmrn Wednesday at Hc.hnuiil Part: lo await what! trainer John Jacobs calls the i bic one. "This is the big Jacobs said before moving the two colts j from nearby Aqueduct to Bel- i mcnt for Saturday's 102nd run- ning of the Belmont Stakes. The entry of Personality and High Kcheion. owned by Jacobs' riic'hcr. Ethel, is rated the early even-money favorite and 'is expected to be opposed by seven and possibly nine other I Dast Commander, now sidelined fjirec-vear-ok with a gunpy auk e. My Dad Personality, f MM s h P d George has hot started since eighth in the Kentucky Derby, finishing sccnnd to Personally UTLS impressive in follouinti up in the Preakncis. his Prcaknoss victory with _ a others expected to start ui the triumph in the .icrsoy Derby last Saturday. High Kchclon, third in the Kentucky Dcrhy and fourth in eacii the Preak- final race of the Triple Crown are Dansar Sta- ble's Delaware Chief, El Pcco ness and Jersey Derby, could Ranch's Aggressively, Thomas find the added distance of the ;.jcming-s Needles N Pens, lV4-milc Belmont to his liking. PROVIDES COMPETITION Brookmeade Stable's Climber, Farm's Stop Time, Their toughest competitor is (seventh in the Preakness and oxpcclcd to be Hnvnioml M. i'." Noyce's Hark The Curtis' My Dad George, runner- j Lark, 12th in the Preakness. up in tho Kentucky Derby to I Delaware Chief has been sup- plemented for The others were nominated. Two other possible starters are. Wendell P. Rosso's Son Ex- cellcnie and Hcr-Jac Stable's Naskra. fourth in the Kentucky Derby and fifth in the Preak- ness. Entries close at a.m., EDT, Friday. Post time Satur- day is approximately p.m. MST. Climber, winner of two of his last three starts, all allowance races, satisfied trainer Tommy Kelly Wednesday by working n i mile in I I'O flat. None of the others worked. Kf BPRINGFIEUl PASSENGE WITH GRIP-AROUND TREAD "The More For Your Money Tire" t 4 full pliet 100% tension Tempered nylon construction Heat guard protection Tough armorubber tread with polybutadiene Multiple .gripping edges Priced from ;