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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta YES! we are accepting for CHRISTMAS BOOKINGS TO HAWAII no deposit required ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-32bl The Lethbridge Herald Third Section Lethbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, June Pages 25-36 Lelhbridge Office Furniture Ltd. Lowtr 7th 81. Shopping Mail (403) 328-741 1 FILING i "5" Scouts, Capitals choose, very few names to pick MONTREAL (CP) Sometime late today Kansas City Scouts and Washington Capitals will know what they should have for their initial training camp, but it may be some time before the Scouts know where they are going to play the first few home games of their maiden National Hockey League season. The Scouts and Capitals will be stocked today with two goalkeepers and 22 players from the existing NHL clubs in the third expansion draft in seven years. Following the expansion proceedings, the Capitals and Scouts will draw from NHL-affiliated minor-league clubs in the inter-league draft. But once the Scouts get their players, the biggest question facing the club is where in Kansas City they are going to perform. Owners of the Scouts submitted a progress report to the league governors showing their building is more than half complete. Construction of the new arena has been plagued by a series of labor difficulties. "It is the subject of one current strike and picketing that bars members of other construction unions from entry." NHL president Clarence Campbell said.- "Kansas City has requested that their home scheduling be done on the basis of a Nov. 1 start." Campbell added, explaining the Scouts will play their first seven to nine games during a three-week road trip. There still is no guarantee the Scouts' 16.000-seat rink will be ready by Nov. 1 and negotiations are under way with municipal authorities in Kansas City to rent the 9.000-seat Municipal Auditorium. Campbell said the standby facility is fully operational but without ice facilities. He said ample time exists to install ice- making machinery before the season starts. LITTLE AVAILABLE No doubt the early road trip is going to hurt the Scouts, who are going to need all the help they can get to be relatively competitive in their initial season. The existing 16 NHL clubs have made extremely little available for today's expansion draft, although Bill Torrey. general manager of New York Islanders, thinks the Scouts and Capitals are better off than the Islanders and Atlanta Flames were two years ago. The existing clubs had to declare which players they had under contract, something that was not done two years ago. The Islanders and Flames both drafted players who jumped to the rival World Hockey Association. The Islanders, for instance, drafted defenceman Bart Crashley from Montreal Canadiens and he signed shortly after with Los Angeles Sharks of the "WHA. The Flames' first pick two years ago was Kerry Ketter, another Montreal reject. Ketter is also available for this year's expansion draft, as are several other career minor leaguers and NHL players in the twilight of their careers. Last season Ketter was with Dallas Black Hawks of the Central Hockey League after playing 41 games and getting two assists for the Flames in 1972-73. HAVE FIRST CHOICE The Scouts have first pick in the goalkeeper draft and are expected to pick Michel Plasse, third-string netminder with the Canadiens last season. The Canadiens. Boston Bruins. Chicago Black Hawks and Los Angeles Kings have the option of being exempt from the goaltender draft. All teams were permitted to protect two goalkeepers and may not lose more than one in the proceedings. If the Scouts select Plasse. it would permit Montreal to fill with one of the players left off their 15-man protected list most likely defenceman John Van Boxmeer. Each club can add a player to its protected list after a claim has been made against it. No club can lose more than three players, including goalies. Tkc Herald Sports Lethbridge hosts AAHA session Joe Louis back Joe Louis, former boxing great returned to the ring Tuesday, as a referee: Nicklaus over the hill NOTICE Effective June 15.1974 The parts and service departments will be closed ALL DAY SATURDAY Regular hours: Monday thru Friday a.m. to 12 Noon p.m. to p.m. FLEMING MOTORS LIMITED 1 Ave. 7 St. S. Phone 327-1591 MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) On the eve of the year's biggest golf tournament, the 74th U.S. Open. Jack Nicklaus finds a note of humor that he may be over the hill at 34. saw that miser- able putt I missed on the last hole at Charlotte a couple of weeks ago and asked me if perhaps 1 wasn't losing my concentration." the record holder for major championships said Tuesday. "Then someone else pointed out that of the last seven major tournaments in which I've played. I've won only one. He overlooked that I have won three of the last nine." During a practice round over the Winged Foot Club Nicklaus was asked if he was beginning to feel the pressure of age as in the case of Arnold Palmer whose last major title was the 1964 Masters when he was 34 years old. "Really- I've missed only one major championship since I won my last one." Jack said prior to taking the course. "It's a little early to start putting me on the shelf, don't you He won the PGA last year but tied for fourth in this year's Masters. The Open probably has spe- cial significance for Nicklaus. He is the 5-1 favorite in the field of 150 which begins a four-day. 72-hole test of the 6.961-yard, par-70 Winged Foot course Thursday. He's in a threesome which includes Hubert Grofn. who 3 IG DAYS Thurs., Fri., and Sat. OF Splash Guards CHROME RUBBER VINYL MUD FLAPS For cars and Pickups Top Carriers All styles for cars with or without Rain Gutter: 1 0% off Bosch The Name In Headlights Gauges OIL VACUUM AMMETER TRANSMISSION Car Ramps Steering Wheel Covers Filter Wrenches Stereos and Speakers Tool Sets Air Cleaners Seat Covers For car or Truck 100% orlon pile Group "7" Filters OIL AIR GAS Floor Mats FRONT AND REAR 1 or 2 PIECE STYLES TUNE-UP KITS LOCKING HOOD PIN KITS ARIS FOG LAMPS CUSHIONS and TRUCK and TRAILER MIRRORS 10% off MIDLAND AUTO SUPPLY comes off his victory last weekend in Philadelphia, and Jim Colbert, another of the circuit's hotshots. South Africa's Gary Player, the reigning Masters champion, and Johnny Miller, defending champion, rate as the next pre-tournament threats at 8-1. followed by Lee Trevino at 10-1. Tom Weiskopf and Green at 12-1. Bill Casper, who captured the last Open title held on this course in 1951. is rated a 15-1 outsider. The shotmaker usually wins the Open. So the Winged Foot pro. Claude Harmon, picks the small cordon of known "shot managers." "I like Nicklaus. Miller. Trevino and Player." Harmon a former Masters" winner said. The Alberta Amateur Hockey Association will hold its annual meeting in Lethbridge for the first time in 17 years. AAHA's south zone chairman of the rrjinor council. Peter Lewko of Lethbridge. announced Tuesday that the annual event will be staged at the Holiday Inn on the weekend of June 21- 22. The two day meeting usually takes place in the fall, but the AAHA has decided a June session would be more advantagous. in that, all new changes brought about at the meeting could be implemented prior to the coming season. All hockey enthusiasts are welcome to attend the annual event, but only those groups registering hockey teams will have a vote. Delegates to the two day affair can register on the morning of June 21 between the hour of seven o'clock to eight and again June 22 from 8 a.m. to a.m. All meetings have also been scheduled so delegates may attend the meeting of their concern whether it be for minor hockev. intermediate hockey, junior hockey, coaches or referees. Meanwhile Lewko urges all hockey groups in Southern Alberta to have as many representatives as possible to the annual event. Social events for the wives of the delegates and a golf tournament for the delegates are just some of the activities planned in order to make the 1974 session one of the best held in the past years. Softball In Lethbridge Minor Softball League play Tuesday, .the Knockouts slipped past the Diamond Streakers 13-8. Debbie Tarnava and Margaret Kemeri were on the mound for the winners while Cathy Hawn took the loss. The Cheetahs whipped the Cougars 18-8 in another contest with Valerie Vickers and Shelley Hales each smacking three hits. Melanie Kovaluk had two home runs for the losers. The Tigerette Squirts downed the Wild Cards 3-1 in a game played at Kinsman Park with Shelley McLean hitting a home run. I y THE JUNE GROOM SALE IS ONE OF OUR BIG SALES OF THE YEAR! DUNCANS "SIT SLEEP" SOFAS 'J J 'f Regular and Queen Size Plus "Sit Sleep" Matching Chair upholstered in long wearing fabric. 'Sit and Sleep" Sofa "yf Regular size bed widW. Reg. S239 JUNE GROOM SALE "Sit Sleep" Sofa Queen size <60" bed widthV Reg. S259 JUNE GROOM SALE "Sit Sleep" Chair ff Reg. JUNE GROOM SALE S214 M14 These are just a few of the many items in slock thai are June Groom Sale Priced. 421 -5th Si South (1971 Ltd.) FATHER'S DAY JUNE 16 Phone 327-4951 Towfie Country" Cmrtnttm QvSgrl f TM PWklnj ;