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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDGE June YES! we are accepting registrations for CHRISTMAS BOOKINGS TO HAWAII no depcmlt required ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 Pat Sullivan Sometime today Bill Burton general manager and shareholder in the Lethbridge Broncos Hockey Club, will cast the first vote a Lethbridge franchise will have had in the Canada Hockey League Burton accompanied by coach Earl Ingarfield, is in Victoria lor the annual WCHL meetings which should produce some very interesting news for Lethbridge and Southern Alberta hockey fans as well as all WCHL supporters High on the agenda one would imagine will be the welcome of the Lethbridge club to the 12-team league It is still somewhat hard to believe that we will actually be getting major junior hockev this winter I had a quick chat with Ingarfield Tuesday and he indicated that he has set the wheels in motion and is working full time with the Broncos Ingarfield and the New York Islanders parted permanent but he will still do some scouting for the National Hockey League club As he puts it he is still going to see all the teams in the WCHL first hand In a story out of Saskatoon Wednesday, Ed Chynoweth, WCHL president said that one item on the agenda of this week s meetings would be the topic of agents currently beating the bushes and signing junior players in efforts to gam more money tor the and line their own pockets Chvnoweth the first full time president of the league, makes a verv good point concerning the agents He indicates that the WCHL is not against the players hav- ing an agent to do their bargaining However, as he points out, it is time the agents paid their dues Chynoweth did not say what the price would be that the league would access the agents He did say that any money would go to the team which developed the player After all, the team virtually takes a diamond in the rough and makes a hockey plaj er out of the boy at its expense Reimbursement of some kind is definitely in order Any NHL team or World Association team now, that drafts and signs a player must pay the team from which the player comes Why shouldn't the agent be charged as well7 He is cer- tainly getting his moneys worth There is a group of Lethbridge hockey people who will not be happy with one part of the story from Saskatoon Mind you, the paragraph simply said the league was expecting a franchise bid from Thunder Bay I don t have to tell you the uproar that would take place should the WCHL expand after telling local interests expansion was out of the question However I don t think Thunder Bay will be given a franchise That would be stretching things a little too much It will be interesting to see how they realign the league to fit Lethbridge in A natural rivalry seems assured between the Broncs and Medicine Hat Tigers After all that is all the Gas City has going for it and they would like nothing better than to give our city and its club a licking or two And that I got from some devout Tiger hockey fans as if there are any other kind Now as it stands, the Broncos are actually in the Eastern Division with Regma Pats, Flm Flon Bombers, Saskatoon Blades Brandon Wheat Kings and Winnipeg Clubs One suggestion this reporter heard, but not a concrete one, was to have three divisions of four teams There would be Flm Flon Brandon, Winnipeg and Saskatoon Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Calgary Centennials and Regina and then Edmonton would join with New Westminster Bruins Victoria Cougars and Kamloops Chiefs Or how about Edmonton going with the Saskatchewan and Manitoba teams and the rest of the Alberta franchises in a divi- sion with B C 9 We will all know just where we will be playing by Saturday The thing that counts is that we will be playing The word from the Broncos today is that Brad Cox a 17- ear-old formerh owned by the Tigers, has been obtained by the locals According to Garv Kirk, a team official the Broncos simply the placing rights to Cox should he play in the WCHL Cox plaved last vear in the Alberta Junior Hockey League with the Lethbridge Longhorns He started the year as a defenceman but was shifted to forward and made the adjustment quite well Herald Sports Big M inks contract with Toronto Toros MacGregor leaves Rangers for Oilers By THE CANADIAN PRESS Toronto Toros scheduled a news conference today but the news already is Mahovhch has signed a contract with the World Hockey Association club I signed for four years and I'm the 36-year-old former National Hockey League star said in an inter- view Wednesday Mahovhch, jumping from Montreal Canadiens, was one of two big names from the NHL to join the WHA Wednesday Bruce MacGregor, New York Rangers' leading scorer in this year's Stanley Cup playoffs, joined the WHA Ed- monton Oilers MacGregor, 33, told a news conference in Edmonton he had chosen to join the Oilers "because this is home Mahovhch's move had been expected for some time and Montreal left him unprotected in last week's expansion draft DIDN'T GET PETE The Toros apparently will not be announcing the signing of Pete Mahovhch, Frank's younger brother "I haven't talked to him for a while but it looks like he won't the Big M said of his younger brother If the Toros play next season in Maple Leaf Gardens, Mahovhch will be returning to the arena where he won NHL rookie-of-the- year honors in 1957-58 The Big M, who has a home and two travel agency offices in Toronto, spent 11 seasons with the Leafs before he was traded to Detroit Red Wings in 1968 His best goal-scoring season came in 1968-69 with the Wings when he scored 49 but his best points production was 1971-72 with Montreal when he had 43 goals and 53 assists Last season, he led the Canadiens with 31 goals and 49 assists Golf League Country Club Golf Low gross Jim Freel, Bastedo's 38 Low net Stan Worboys, Lethbridge Office Furniture and Bill Clarke, Perky 31 Low team net Lethbridge Office Furniture Worboys, McKay, Jones, and Van Eight point sweep Pack- ers Mahovhch is Toros' third NHL plaver acquisition in re- cent weeks Earlier they land- ed left winger Paul Henderson of the Leafs and right-winger Tony Featherstone of Minnesota North Stars MacGregor, a former cap- tain of the Edmonton Oil Kings juniors, played 10 seasons with Detroit before he was traded to the Rangers in 1971 He became the third player to leave the Rangers since the playoffs Ranger captain Vic Hadfield was traded to Pitts- burgh Penguins and Jim Niel- sen was allowed to be drafted in a deal involving California STANDINGS Gentlemen III Lakeview Texaco Oliver Leth Office Furn Bastedo s Packers Dongatti Reliance Perky Blacks Eatons King Chrysler 73 69 63 62 61 61 58 54 45 44 42 31 Barb is back Barb Home won at Country Club by nine strokes Horne shows heels to field, 85 entered at Country Club Barb Home is back and that can only mean trouble for Lethbndge's women golfers Miss Home, ranked in the top 10 in Canada last year, made her presence felt at the Lethbridge Country Club Sale Definitely Ends Saturday! BOOT featuring a selection of Western Boots by Tony Lama Justin Don Quijote and others Regular 59.00 to 85.00 women s invitational as she toured the Coulee Course in 79 blows and was an easy victor in the championship flight Miss Horne, a member of Alberta's women's team in the Canadian championship last year, had a nine stroke cushion over Pat Hall of Medicine Hat in the primary flight Miss Hall like Miss Horne enjoyed the 1973 season Msss Hall is the reigning Alberta junior champion while Miss Horne is the women s champ Both appear to be headed in that same direction this time around Miss Hall finished with an 88 ALL CLEARING AT ONE Low Price Centre Village Mall These Boots are taken directly from our regular in-storo stock This sale will not be rvpratot! So please shop early f or best end style selection. All sslss final. RILEY McCORMICK lulling Wtttiri Stire" Exprm Phone 328-5644 TARGET MASONRY SAWS Mai r 20 ie and 20 is cut' nq with Gutt nQ t; do by Quickie Saw Blades FOR RENT 81 C J Equipment Phone 328-4165 three strokes better tnan Enid Pepper In the Raworth team event competition Miss Horne anchored the team of Pepper, Erma Bikman and Gladys Redfern to the championship over Henderson Lake Following is a complete list of flight winners at the one day event that saw 85 women enter FLIGHT WINNERS Championship flight 1 Barb Ho-ne Country Club 79 2 Pat Hall Medicine "at 88 Second tight 1 Doreen Ellen. Culbank 92 2 Tielma Coutts Henderson Lake 95 Th rd 'light 1 Helen Waggoner Culbank 97 2 Helen Foss Country Ciub "00 courth (I 1 Rosiland KirlTB-r Country Club 101 2 Katie Wilson Henderson Lake 1M Fittl iiiqht Hazel Lymbumer Cojntrv Club 1O4 2 Millie Snowden Henderson Lake 105 S xth 'I ghl 1 Chris Taniguishi 1 07 Jrma Shaw Country Club 110 Seventh tlight 1 Vickie Davtes Henderson Lake 107 Jane Pasaey Taber iw Eign-.1) flight 1 Grace TellortJ Pmcher Creek 112 2 Bea Pack Henderson lake 5 '5 N flight 1 Ruth Home Country Club 2 Toots Hockslem Pncrer Creel" flight 1 Ma'g WaWie Med cine Hal 2 f ISM 1 TSea DeGr-aal 2 Wla-ie Bow Slowpitch Coaldale Obcrs whipped Safewavs 24-6 in a CiU Men's Slownitcb League Same Mondav night Obers tallied runs in everv inning which was Ion much for who had single runs in the second and fourth innings along wilh three each in 1hc third and seventh frames In another till staged Mondav mgh! the Block Bros defeated Western Truck and Bodv 12-S LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Level 7th Street Shopping Mell Lethbridge, Alberta Phone (403) 328-7411 ADDING MACHINES Golden Seals and Boston Bruins in which the Bruins gave New York Derek Sander- son MacGregor scored only 17 goals last season but he was a standout performer for the Rangers in the playoffs with six goals He also had been left unpro- tected in the NHL draft We'll know more sometime today By THE CANADIAN PRESS Representatives of the Canadian Football League owners and the players' association were to sit down at the bargaining table in Winnipeg today for a resump- tion of talks that broke off last weekend At issue are the players' demands for increased payments for training camps, pre-season games and playoff games and pension funds Most members of the players' association have, in effect, been on strike since the weekend when they voluntarily retired They plan to end their retirements as soon as the dispute is settled Neither side has given much indication of whether they expect an early end to the dispute which would allow the veterans to return to training camps where most clubs' rookies have been working out this week The CFL owners, with the exception of Ottawa Rough Riders, have stood firm on their decision to refuse the striking veterans use of training facilities In Ottawa, the Rider players are preparing for their June 26 match against the league all-stars at Lan- sdowne Park The Riders, who have not yet renewed, their lease at Lansdowne, found they couldn't effec- tively bar the veterans from training there George Reed of Regina Roughnders, president of the players' association, said earlier this week it would have been in the owners' best interests to allow the players use of facilities Most of the more than 270 veteran players who retired last Saturday have been staging light workouts of their own without the benefit of coaches or facilities ELRICH TIRE SPOR T NATIONAL St New Los San San TODAY'S GAMES Pittsburgh Ellis (3 5) at Chicago Reuschel (5-4) New York Koosman (6-4) at Philadelphia Ruthven (2-4) WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Montreal 200 200 000-4 8 1 Cincinnati 002 000 9 1 Torrez (7-4) Montague (7) and Foote Gullett (7 4) Borbon (8) and Bench Atlanta 000 020 10 1 New York 000 000 3 1 Capra (7 2) House (6) and Oates Matlack (5-5) Miller (7) and Grote San Diego 100 000 QOO-1 4 0 Chicago 000 000 1 1 Spillner (3-1) and Barton Todd fi- ll Hooton (9) and Swisher Los Angeles 100 110 7 0 Pit'Sburgh 100 040 11 0 Pau (5-3) Marshall (5) and Yeager Reuss (6-4) and Sanguillen HR LA Cey (9) Houston 100 001 14 0 Philadelphia 102 002 11 0 Griffm (7 3) Forsch (6) Schermann (7) and Edwards Lonborg (9 5) Hernaiz (9) Scarce (9) and Boone HR Hou L May (11) San Francisco 031 000 14 0 St Louis 400 000 5 0 D Ocquisto (5 6) Barber (9) and Rader Gibson (3-8) and Simmons HRs SL Cruz (3) SF Bonds (10) LEAGUE LEADERS R Smith. SL Garr All Gross Htn Schmidt Phi Maddox SF Zisk Pgh Buckner LA Brock SL Garvey LA W Davis M Home Runs Angeles (17) MINOR BASEBALL International Pawtucket 2 Charleston 1 Richmond 6 Rochester 4 Toledo 3-2 Memphis 2-6 Tidewater 7 Syracuse 5 Eastern League Wesl Haven 4 Quebec City 2 Reading 1-4-0 Thetford Mines 5-4 AB R H 207 35 77 281 39 104 208 36 72 216 41 70 269 41 87 189 31 61 214 28 69 239 47 77 273 44 87 227 30 72 Schmidt 372 370 346 324 323 323 322 322 319 317 LOS TODAY'S GAMES Chicago Wood (11-7) at Minnesota Corbin (4-0) Baltimore Palmer (3-8) at Milwaukee Slaton (6 7) or Colborn (3 3) California Lange (2-2) at Texas Clyde (3-3) Kansas City Fitzmorns (6-2) at Oakland Hunter (8 8) New'T 001 100 9 1 California 100 000 7 2 Medich (8 5) and Munson Hassler (0-1) and Rodriguez Egan (8) Boston 000 100 000 6 0 Oakland 000 000 010 4 0 Tiant (9-6) Segui (11) and Fisk Blue (6 7) and Tenace HRs Bos Cater (2) Oak Tenace (B) WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Minnesota 000 000 9 0 Baltimore 001 202 11 1 Butler (1-2) Hands (4) and Hundley Reynolds (9) Jackson (9) Garland (9) and Sanguillen Chicago 210 200 20 0 Cleveland 030 100 492 Bahnsen (6 7) Pitlock (6) and Herrmann Arlm (0-1) Hilgendorf (4) Duncan HRs Cle Lee (4) Chi Allen (16) Kansas City 010 100 7 0 Milwaukee 000 000 0 2 Busby (9-6) and Healy Wright (5 9) and Porter Detroit 000 200 000 13 2 Texas 000 010 010 9 2 Coleman Hiller (7) (8-4) and Lamont J Brown (6-3) and Sims HRs Del Tex Sims (2) LEAGUE LEADERS AB R K PeL Carew Mm 240 35 95 396 Jackson Oak 199 41 70 352 Fisk 162 32 54 333 Robinson 8al 224 17 74 330 Brohamer Cle ISO 20 49 327 Oliva Mm 190 15 62 326 McRae KC 201 29 64 318 Rudi OaV 247 28 78 316 Yastrzemski B 219 41 69 315 jme runs Allen Chicago Wlayberry Kansas City 16 Honon Delroil Jackson 15 DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD. Complete Tire Sales and Servce 402 1st Ave. S. Phone 327-6886 or 327-4445 ;