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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Hales City Cliampion, Wins Title Saturday The tnaphy emblematic of supremacy in amateur golf in Lethbridge, today rests on the mantelpiece of Greg Hales. Saturday afternoon at the Lethbridge Country Club Hales fought off a challenge by some 45 other golfers to register a three-stroke victory in the championship flight of the one-day event. Hales toured the par-72 Country Club with a two-over 74. He was the low qualifier with a 35 and never gave up the lead he picked up on the first round. Murray Mills, a Henderson Lake shotmaker, and Fraser Baalim, of the Country Club tied for the runner-up spot mth identical 77s. Mills fii-ed luunds CITY" CHAMPION - Greg Hales reigns today as city amateur golf champion. Hales won the title Saturday at the Lethbridge Country Club. McLean Tops North Rodeo ST. ALBERT, Alta. (CP) -Kenny McLean of Okainagan Falls, B.C., was all - round champion of the St. Albert Kinsmen rodeo during the weekend. McLean placed well up in all three events he entered: saddle bronc riding, wild cow mUking and calf - roping, and had a first - place finish in the saddle bronc event. Other \simiei-s - calf roping, .Toe Lawrence, Dublin, Texas; steer wrestling. Dale Huddle-stoai, Kennewick, WasMngton; brahma bull riding, Larry Petherbrddge, Okotoks, Alta.; bareback bronc riding, Malcolm Jones, Lethbridge; wUd cow milking, Pat McHugh, De-winton. Alba. Rocky Rockabar of Medicine Hat suffered a broken leg when he fell from a bull Friday night. He was taken to hospital in neai'by Edmonton and released Sunday. of 3641 while Baalim was 38-39. The remainder of the championship flight went as follows, Don Cavers 79, Barry Kimery 79, Earl Fox 80, Nick Onofry-ohuk 82 and Tom Gelleny 84. Doug Brown, who for two years was the Country Club men's champion, wen the first flight with rounds of 40-37. He edged Steve Smerek by one stroke and was two better than Lloyd Kanewischer. Bud Gamelin, winner of the second flight, started slow, 41, but finished with a 35 to register the second lowest round of the tourney. RESULTS Championship flight - t. Greg Hales, 35-39 - 74; 2. Murray Mills, 36-41 - 77; 3. Fraser Baalim, 38-39 - 77. First flight - 1. Doug Brown, 40-37 - 77; 2. Steve Smerek, 39-39 - 7B; 3. Lloyd Kanewischer, 40-38 - 78. Second flight - 1. Bud Gamelin 41-35 - 76; 2. R. Duffee 39-41 - 80; Dick Jone 41-42 - 83. Third Flight - 1. Richard drea-chuk, 37-43 - 80; 2. Bernle Carrier, 37-43 - 80; 3. Ed Mihallk, 40-42 - 82. Fourth flight - 1. Roger Glllett, 38-44 - 82; Cliff Stroh, 38-44 - 82; 3. Fred Kallcum, 40-43 - 83. Fifth flight - 1. Keith MacDonald, 47-43 - 90 ; 2. Earl Ingarfleld, 44-47 - 91; 3. George Anderson, 47-46 - 93. Crash Claims Courage ZANDVOORT (Reuters) -Jochen Rindt of Axistoia driving a Lotus 72 Ford led al the way Sunday to win the Dutch Grand Prix in a Formula 1 motor race marred by tlie death of Piers Courage of Britain. Rindt finished ahead of Jackie Stewart of Scotland in a March Ford and JacWe Ickx of Belgium in a Fen-ari. Courage was killed in the 23rd lap of the 80-lap race when his Tomaso Ford left the road, rolled over and burst into flames. The fire was so fierce that adjoining woodland was set ablaze. Firemen were driven back by the flames. No other cars were invdved in the accident. Ckjurage, 28, was the second Formula 1 driver kOled this month. On June 2, Bruce McLaren of New Zealand died when he crashed dxuing a test drive at Goodwood, England. Courage, rated one of the most improved drivers in 1969, shot into Formula 1 prominence when he finished second in last year's Monaco and American Grand Prix. CRASHED IN APRIL In April, Courage walked from the track imhurt after his Tomaso' 505 crashed during qualifying trials for the Spanish Grand Prix in Madrid. He was heir to one of Brit-ain's largest brewery businesses. Courage married Lady Sarah, a half sister of the Earl of Howe, in 1966. They have two sons, Jason 2, and Amos, who was bom in February. His wife was in the pits at the time of the accident. After Sunday's race, Stewart jumped into the lead of the world drivers championship table with 19 points. He was champion last year. Rindt, who won tlie Monaco Grand Prix last month, moved into second place with 18 points. With Rindt more than 30 seconds ahead of the field, Stewart took over second place from Ickx on the 50th lap and Clay Reggazoni of Switzerland swept into third place in his Ferrari. Monday, Juns 22, 1970 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 7 BRAZIL SCORES AGAINST ITALY - Brazil's Jairsinho, third from left Enrico Albertosi right. Italian defenders are Robert Rosato left and Gicn-kicks ball towa/ds goal Sunday in second half of final game for the World cinto Pochetti second from left. Cup. His shot was good despite an attempted block by Italian goalie Winners Played 'As If They Had Wings^ Italian Coach Praises Brazilian By DENNIS REDMONT MEXICO CITY (AP) - World soccer champions BrazU pre-pai-ed to return home today to a triumphant reception and a national holiday after retiring the Jules Rimet Trophy for keeps in Sunday's final game against Italy. Italian coach Ferruccio Val-careggi, glumly paid Brazil the best compliment in his dressing room after Italy's 4-1 defeat. "The BraziUans played as if tJhey had wings," Valcareggi said. Since Brazil began the long road to the World Cup last August, the team never dropped its attacking brand of soccer. They trounced Paraguay, Colombia and Venezuela to reach the final round. They walloped Czechoslovakia 4-1, edged England 1-0 and beat Romania 3-2. In the quarter-finals, Peru succumbed 4-2, and Uruguay fell 3-1 in the semi-fi-na'ls. Twelve straight victories -without a single tie-gave the Brazilians possession of the golden cup which they had won twice before. Brazil did not start off as the favorite. Over aibundance of talent rather than lack of it was the problem. EVEN PELE THREATENED Even the great Edson Arantes do Nascimento, knovm to all as simply Pele, had his place on the team threatened because of alleged incompatibility with Tostao. But Pele, playing his third winning World Cup finals, proved the prophets Avrong as he scored the first Bra^an goal of the game, a header from six yai'ds. , Tliere was talk that Braril had too many forwards and not enough talented backs. The controversy culminated in the firing of coach Jao Sal-dania and his replacement by Mario Jorge Lobo Zagalo, one of the men who won Ihe World Cup for Brazil in 1958 and 1962. Native Sons Dropped Twice Meadow Larks Poor Hosts JACK'S PLUMBING SERVES LETHBRIDGE For Estimates Phona JACK FULLER 328-2515 It didn't take Edmonton Meadow Larks long to remove the welcome mat after Lethbridge Native Sons arrived in Edmonton for a pair t(f Alberta Junior Lacrosse League games. The locals ti-avelled to Ed-monbon looldng for at least a NORBRIDGE MARINE SERVICENTRE 1252 3rd Avenue North Lehbrldge, Alberta Phone 327-6960 Now is the time to bring In your lawnmowers, boats and putboords for spring tune up or repairs. JOHN BACEDA YOUR SERVICENTRE FOR. . Outboard . Motors . . c.Boat and Trailer Repairs  . Air. Cooled. Engines  .Snowmobiles. . All work backed by years of experience - Free pickup and delivery . service.. . split that would keep them in close contention for a playoff berth in the five - team league, the Larks had other ideas. Saturday night the hosts handed the Native Sons their worst beating as tl;ey belted the locals 13-1. Simday afternoon the Native Sons unleashed a 52-shot barrage at the Larks but managed only tliree markers and dropped a narrow 5-3 decision. "Tliat was a good game to get out of OUT system," said coach Dave Smith after Saturday night's disastei-. "That shellacking will do us more good than hann." he added. Smith, who scored the lone Lethbridge goal, is stDl more than pleased vrith hds club's performance so far this season. In their first year, and with only a handful of experienced players, the Sons have won once and gained a pair of ties in seven games. Sunday afternoon Smith again led the way as he fired home a pair of markers wliile Lyle Miller added a singleton. It- wasn't any better for the Juvenile Lancers. Tire Lancers accompanied the Native Sons and came back empty - handed as well. Saturday night Dan Iwaski scored twice while Phil Legge and Dwayne Kitchner cMpped in OTth solo markers but they weren't enough to overcome a seven - goal effort by Edmonton. Sunday the Lancers were blanked 5-0. Native Sons mU travel to Cranbrook July 4-5 for a pair of exhibiti'Dn games and wiU return home to host Ci'anbrook July 11-12. First Will BRIDGEHAMPTON. N .Y. (AP) - Mark Donohue, the 1968 and 1969 T r a n s -A m driving champion, won his fii-st race of the season by a comfortable margin in the Marlboro 200 Sunday. The victory also was the first for American Motors' Javelin m tliis series for compact sports sedans that is heavily endowed by the Detroit manufacturers. ^ Zagalo kept to a methodical plan which provided 130 days of pre-World Cup traming for the players. The Brazilians were the fu-st of the 16 finalists teams to arrive in Mexico, on May 1. Their $1,000,000 training plan was meticulously arranged down to the last black bean, which was imparted specially from Brazil. More than 250 crates of equipment, medicine and food were ^pped to Mexico. Once here, the players were rigidly pro- tected by private guards and a strict training routine. But organization did not win the Brazilians the World Cup. It was the brilliant sprinting and di-ibblmg of such players as Jairsinho, wlxo scared a goal in every game. It was the midfield B.C., Ontario Dominate Track Team Chosen HAMILTON* (CP) - Ontario and British Columbia athletes dominated the weekend trials to select a 58-member Canadian track and field team for the British Commonwealth Games. Ontario placed 32 men and women on the team that goes to Edmbm-gh for the July 16-25 Games and the B.C. contingent took 21 places. Alberta has three members on the team, Saskatchewan and Manitoba one each. The rest of the country is not represented. Tlie team carries 21 women and 37 men. Among thte surprises hi the two-day meet were the lack of a serious contender for the men's 100-metre dash and the defeat of veteran Abby Hoffm.an in the women's 800 metres. Veteran Harry Jerome, former world record holder, was the only sprinter Friday and Saturday to meet the 10.4-sec-ond standard in the 100 metres when he won the semi-fmal. But he went lame and did not contest the fmal in which the four leadmg runners' recorded a time of 10.6. Two members of the Lethbridge Track and Field Club took part in the games trials but neither were able to make the team. George Smith placed fourtih in the 400 - metre hurdles in a time of 53.3 seconds. The mark bettered his old Alberta record of 54.2 but it wasn't good enough to make the team. He had trouble with the last hurdle and it cost him a place with tlie national squad. Joyce Ober was fifth in tlie 100 - metre dash in a time of 14.8 seconds. Doug Chapman of Vancouvei* earlier hit the 10.4 standard but passed up the trials to attend the United States Amateur Athletic Association meet in Des Mouies, Iowa. He has been named to the Gam^es team for the 200 metres but may also run in the 100. Miss Hoffman, the Toron- tonian who won a gold medal in the 1966 British Empire Games, was beaten Saturday in tlie 800 by Noreen Liepins of Vancouver. Mrs. Liepins, a 26-year-old mother of two said she had trained for two years to beat Abby. "I concentrated so hard on the 800 that I lost the 1,500. But now that I've accomplished what I was after, I can go back and concentrate on my specialty again." Another beaten veteran was Irene PiotrowsM of Vancouver, fourth in the 200 metres. She lost to Patti Lbverock and Stephanie Berto, both of Vancouver, and Jan Maddin of Winnipeg. Both Clubs Wm In Soccer Play Both Lethbridge Soc c e r teams came up with weekend victories. In Lethbridge, the Golden West Bombers dropped the visiting Taber United side 5-2 in Southern Alberta Soccer League action. Lethbr i d g e Royals travelled to Calgary Sunday and came away with a 3-1 victory in Calgary - Lethbridge Inter-CSty League play. Kurt Ruff paced the Bombers to their win over Taber as he fired home a pair of goals. Al Weirsma, Robert DeGroot and Ron Lowe each found the range once. John Stropnik scored two goals to spark the Royals to their second straight win over Calgary. Peter Durrans got the Undefeated LONDON (AP) - Rod Laver of Austraha downed John New-combe 64, 6-3 today in the finals' of the London igrass courts championships, a possible rehearsal for the Wimbledon final. But the real excitement of the day was left to the women where Mrs. Margaret Court of Australia, also the top seed for Wimbledon, overcame Winnie Shaw of Britain 2-6, 8-6, 6-2 for the women's title. Ross Whitmore Lessee Owner TEXACO CAR CARE Another reason why you should call In at . . . El Rancho 6th Ave., M.M. Drive Holiday Time is Time-Up Time! We Specialize in TUNE-UPS Carburetor and Ignition ALL WORK GUARANTEEDI other Lethbridge marker. Tins Saturday the Royals will travel to Medidne Hat to play the Trojans in one semi - final to decide a representative in the A.F.A. Cup finals. Sunday the Royals will be at home to the University ol Ca'lgary at the Civic Centre at three o'clock. tactics of Gerson and Rivellino, which opened gaps in Italy's defence, tlie tightest in the world. Until the first half, the game looked like a tossup despite constant Brazilian attaclis. But m the second half, drained by tension and effort, the Italian defence crumbled. Gerson, Jairzinho and ri^t back Carlos Alberto came through with three quick goals to make the Brazilian triumph total. And, of course, there was Pele, playing what he said would be Ills last World Cup. He stayed fai-ther back than usual but came to the fore with piercing bursts of speed, smiling wanly when he missed a shot at goal. As usual he was closely guai'ded, and as usual he engaged in his protesting hystrion-ics, trj'ing io cinvince the referee to call fouls or penalties. When it was over, the Brazilians, cro^vd favorites from tfaa start, received the cheers of the 112,000 fans as they ran around the pitch. OUiers were carried on fans' shoulders and escorted by harried poUce. Tostao was nearly stripped nude by wild fans grabbing his jersey, shorts, socks and shoes as souvenirs. WRESTLING TONIGHT! 8:30 P.M. 2 REFEREES! ABDULLAH v� BELAFONTB Plus 4 Big Bouts $2, $1.50 TEXACO Service Phone 327-5406 WHATS THE HOI^ This year, r^o great new 100-cc Honda molorcyclei are selling so fast we honestly have trouble keeping them in stock! Powered by high-revvinp overhead cam single cylinder 4-5troke engines, they actually perform like 125-cc twins, while retaining the simplicity anci easy handling of smaller bikes. 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