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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Roy, Maxwell supply power for Taylor's fourth tviu Lakers' bats boom early on way to 9-6 triumph Friday, Jun. 33, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD By YAMAGISHI Herald Sports Writer The Lethbrldge Lakers laid iut the welcome mat for the Calgary. Jimmies, but did not lo the same for Jim Straelian n an Alberta Major Baseball .-eague game Thursday niglit. The Lakers greeted Cal- BRACK! The city's parks and recreation department has started a clean-up campaign on weeds and the slimy, green guck in Henderson Lake. It may be several days yet before results are noticeable, but a great transformation is to take place. A volunteer clean-up crew is still required to clean off the broken bottles, cans, paper and other junk from the shoreline of the lake and also from the lake bottom along the shoreline. Perhaps our magistrates could come to the res- cue. Instead of handing out fines in court, which ap- pear to do offenders little if any good, culprits should be made to clean up 100 yards of Henderson Shore- line. Just a THE NEWLY-FORMED Bow Island Trap Club will hold an 'opening day' shoot Saturday starting at 10 a.m. The shoot will be held at the new trap range at the west end of town. The Bow Island boys would like to give the new set-up a good send-off and are inviting all shooters from throughout southern Alberta to attend. There will be three events: Event 1 one hun- dred 16-yard targets; Event 2, fifty handicap targets and Event 3, twenty-five pairs of doubles. There'll be trophies for the winners of all events. Lunch and refreshments will be available throughout the day. The club has installed two, new electric traps. Bow Island will be the site of the 1972 Southern Al- berta Summer Games Aug. 2-5, and the club's range will be used for the trapshooting events in the games. THIS IS THE WEEKEND for the annual summer picnic of Zone 1, Southern Alberta section of the Alberta Fish and Game Association. There'll be a weiner roast Saturday evening, with breakfast for'all Sunday morning.. A fish derby Sun- day morning for the younsters; races and games Sunday afternoon will round out their weekend of ac- tivities. While food for the Saturday barbecue and the Sunday morning breakfast will be supplied, additional food as required will have to be supplied by the individuals concerned. There'll be soft drinks for the children. There'll be a SI charge for anyone 16 and over. The picnic is to be held at the Belly River camp- grounds. Those getting on in years, but young at heart should bring along their angling outfits, bat and gloves, camera and equipment for staying overnight. STREAMS THROUGHOUT the south-west coun- try continue to be high but clearing. Some fairly good catches have been reported by anglers in most parts of the south, with smaller lures like the Panther Martin and streamer flies proving to be best among the artificials. Salmon eggs, worms and marshmallow minia- ture flies are the best in baits. Astros vault past Cincinnati Small bore classes set Three more events will be run off this week in elimina- tions for the Southern Alberta Summer Games. Sunday in Milk River will see the small bore competition un- der the direction of Lawrence Halmrast. On Tueasday Andy Graspointer will supervise the Warner track and field while 1 Wednesday will see the con- clusion of swimming in Leth- bridge. Wayne Bowes will ban die the swimming. Meanwhile, the Lethbridge Marksman Club will be iioldin! small bore practice and in struction at the fish and garni range every Monday from Juni 26 to July 10. The classes wi: be held from to eac! evening. The clinic leads up to the re gional eliminations set for Man day, July 17. gary's starting pitcher Stra- chan with the cold shoulder be- fore COO fans at Henderson Lake ball park by scoring four runs in the first inning to de- feat the league-leading Jim. mies 94i. Strachan, who only lasted for four Laker batsmen, walked he first two men he faced and lien gave up a single. After walking the fourth bal- er, Strachan was relieved by Don Davis who allowed five runs before giving way to Vayne Thompson in the sixth inning. Rod Taylor picked up his SAFETY GLASS STORE FRONTS RESIDENTIAL REPLACEMENTS LETHBRIDGE Corner ith 4lh Street S. 327.13S1 CINCINNATI (AP) Hous- .on Astros don't need reminders about the last time they faced Cincinnati Reds. It was late May in Houston, and the Reds stormed to four straight wins: 8-3, 9-5, 12-4 and 10-3. Thursday night the Astros re- .urned the favor. They struck for six runs In he third inning. Three times on a home run by Doug Rader, and rolled to a 9-5 victory over tha Reds. The win moved Houston back nto first place in the National jeague West, one-half game ahead of Cincinnati. In the only other game played Thursday, Chicago White Sox rimmed Milwaukee Brewers 5- 2 in American League action. Allen setting the pace NEW YORK (AP) First jaseman Dick Allen of Chicago White Sox continued to set the pace in the balloting for the American League All-Star base- ball team today. With the fan voting passing fhe half-million mark in returns, Allen remained comfortably ahead of Norm Cash of Detroit Tigers. Brooks Robinson of Baltimore Orioles was runner-up in the voting, outdistancing Bill Mel- ton of the White Sox for the starting third-base position. Reggie Jackson of Oakland Athletics was the top vote-get- ter among the outfielders. He was followed by Bobby Murcer of New York Yankees and Carl Yastrzemski of Boston Red Sox. Yastrzemski overhauled Lou Puiiella of Kansas City Royals who fell to fourth. Carlos May of the White Sox and Tony Oliva of the Minnesota Twins rounded out the top six. Rod Carew of the Twins domi- nated the balloting at second base, enjoying a sizeable lead over Cookie Rojas of the Roy- als, a distant runner-up. Veteran Luis Aparicio of the Red Sox monopolized the shorts- top category. Another close race was foi catcher with Bill Freehan of the Tigers in front of Ray Fosse of Cleveland Indians. The fan balloting will be com- pleted July 15 with the starting teams named three days later. The All-Star Game will be held Tuesday night, July 25, at At- lanta Stadium. The National League leaders were announced last Tuesday. They included first base, Lee May, Houston; second base, Glenn Beckert, Chicago; third base, Joe Torre, St. Louis; shortstop, Bud Harrelson, New York; catcher, Johnny Bench, Cincinnati; and outfield, Henry Aaron, Atlanta, Roberto Clcmente, Pittsburgh, and Wil- lie Mays, New York. Two other scheduled games, 51. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets in the National League and New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians in the Ameri- can League, were rained out. other series in Houston is history said Houston manager Harry Walker. "The :ast time we just happened to catch them when they were hot as a firecracker." Which is exactly what the As- were Thursday night. Houston scored two runs in the first, but the Reds went ahead with a single run in tho Bottom half and a pair In the second inning. Houston broke it open in the Ihird, however, turning three singles, a walk, an error and Rader's llth homer into six runs with none out. 'I've been leaving men all over the Rader said. 'This is the first big hit I've lad in a week or 10 days." Cesar Cedeno, Houston's 21- vear-old centre fielder from the Dominican Republic, went four- for-four and scored three runs, and lifted his battirjg average 12 points to .336. George Culver, 2-0, look the win for Houston, going 5 2-3 in. nings after relieving starter Dave Roberts in the second. Wayne Simpson, 4-2, took the loss. The win was the third for the Astros in as many games in Cincinnati this season, although they haven't beaten the Reds in Houston. Pete Rose and Joe Morgan each had three hits for the Reds, whose home record dropped to 13-15 compared to a 23-9 road mark. Morgan tied a National League record by drawing a walk for the llth consecutive game. He has drawn 49 walks for the season, and has been on base 113 times in 58 games. The White Sox climbed to within 3% games of first place Oakland Athletics in the Ameri- can League West Division. Stan Bahnsen earned his ICth victory of the season with late help from Cy Acosta. Reserve catcher Tom Egan, baiting only .175, drove home two of the White Sox runs with a pair of singles. Johnny Briggs homered for the Brewers. Zasadny gives up three hits The Lethbridge Hotel Juniors picked up their second straighi win over the M and K Generals with a 5-0 victory Thursday night. Ron Zasadny earned the mound win firing a three-hitler while Kaye Elliott suffered thi loss. Zasadny aided his own cause belting a home run along with a sngle. Eugene Yamada added a pair of singles. Meanwhile in the exhibition encounter, the Miners' Librarj edged the Labor Club 1-0 Ins' nifiht. George Sanloni h e s t e George Jackci on the mound. Rcdlard keeps tickets aside B E R N I E SONNTAG Solid relief effort by Bernle Sonnla helped Rod Taylor to his fourth win as the Ixith- hridge Lakers slopped Cal- gary Jimmies 9-6 Thursday. Title scrap for Quarry a big one LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) Young Mike Quarry looks down lie barrel of Hie cannon when ie says of light heavyweight champion Bob Foster: "He's a good puncher and a slow .hinker." Quarry, just 21, battles Foster 'or the 175-pound crown Tues- day niglit in the Convention here and his brother and manager, Jerry, appears on tha follow-up bout facing ex-heavy- weight champion Muhammad Ali. Nationally and internationally Jerry is much belter known :han his younger brother even :hough Mike hasn't been beaten in 36 professional fights. The brothers Quarry, a couple of Irishmen, rate as underdogs with odds 4-to-l against them in Lhe bouts billed as white versus black. NEEDS SPEED 'To win, I've got to outspeed Kim both on the outside and on Lhe said Mike who ad mils his 33-year-old foe from AI huquerque, N.M., hits much harder. "You can't win by Just talk' Ing, I know, but if he expects to go only five or six rounds against me, he's crazy. I'm nol just going to stand in there and take his punches. I've seen him against several, and most ol them were psyched out. I won'l be. "I came to Las Vegas to gam- ble but to gamble tha way J want to.1' A.C.T. tourney tiiis Saturday Some 50 members of the As sociated Canadian Travellers wiil converge on Henderson Lake Golf Club this Saturday. The Travellers will stag' their annual Alberta champion sliip in an 18-hole tournament. The tourney gels under way at Saturday morning. ourth victory of the season but ecded relief help from Bernia 5onntag after 7 1-3 innings. The Lakers, who played one f tlieir better games of the rusun, racked up two more uns in the second liming, ono n the fifth and a pair in the ixth to hold a comfortable 9-3 ead going into the seventh. The Jimmies, who tallied ingle runs in the third, fourth, and fifth innings, threatened to tvertabe the Lakers in the final wo frames, keeping the parti- san fans on the edges of their ieats. In the eighth Inning, Taylor retired the first Jimmies' bat- er, forcing him lo pop out to Bakers' third baseman, Rob loy, but gave up a single to he following batter, Ron John- slon. Taylor found himself in deep rouble after walking the next wo Calgary hilters, loading the bases. With one away, Ron Moffal, he Jimmies' first baseman, blasted a hot-shot at Lakers' shortstop, Marty Maxwell, who ust managed to tip the ball with his glove. Two Calgary runs resulted rom the error and left men on second and first bases with still one away. Sonntag came into relief and retired the side by forcing Cal- [ary to ground out twice. In the ninth Inning, SonnUg lad control problems as he walked the first two batters. Doug Simon, the third batter of (lie inning, rapped a run- scoring single and left men on second and first, but Hoy, came up with a dandy play on he next hitter, handling a double play grounder. ROY LOOKS SHARP Roy tagged third base for the 'creed out and then fired the >all across the infield to get he runner going to first. John Vandenberg, the fourth hitter of the inning, blasted a run-scoring double, but the ;ame was over after the next flew out to Tim Negrel- o in short-centre. Taylor and Sonntag gave up a total of seven hits while the ;hree Calgary hurlers allowed 11. Roy paced the Lakers at the )late, stroking a pair of doubles and a single, while Marty Max- well rapped out three singles. The Lakers will see action again Saturday night as they "ravel to Eston for an inter- locking league contest with the Ramblers. Meanwhile In Calgary left- tiander Ray Parr pitched a Ihiee-hltter and struck out 12 as Calgary Giants walloped Red Deer Elks 10-2 Thursday night. Elks only scoring thrust against Parr was a two run homer by playing manager John Van Ornum in the fifth Inning. It gave Bed Deer a short-lived 2-1 lead. Giants tied it in the filth then tabbed Red Deer starter Al Mc- Kee for four runs in the sixth. They added three runs in the seventh and another the eighth off reliever Roger Outfielder Lyle Moffat drove in four runs for the Giants with a double and two singles. Stew Heron produced two runs with three singles and catcher Mur- ray Ileatley and Parr added two hits each. Van Ornum got two of Red Deer's three hits. MNESCORES Jrmmlei MI i 7 01! 000- J 11 Taylor, Eonnlag (7) and Yorgssoti, Slracharv, Dim CD, Thompson (7) and Jonnslon. CM n> 000-J 3 J 0'antl 100 OK 15 J A. HcKee Phillips Pozio (7) and Van Ornum; Parr (2-1) and Hoariey. HR: Red Ornu MAXWELL HiADS FOR HOME Morly Maxwell, who stroked three tingles for the Lethbridge Lakers Thursday evening, heads for home with one of the nine runs Laken scored in dumping Calgary Jimmies 9-6 before some 600 fans at Henderson Park. Are you fit? The Canada Fitness Awards 'rogram and sports demonstra- tions, an exciting concept built on mass participation by 'oungsters from seven to sev- snteen, will be a daily feature at Whoop-Up Days, July 17-22, The fitness awards program consists of an examination of general physical fitness, in five ;pecific test areas, of any boys or girls, between seven and 17, w h o wish to come 'onvard. Crests will go to those who pass the standards. The tests will be conducted daily from noon until p.m. The evening program, from p.m. to p.m. will fea- ;ure sports demonstrations by :op Canadian stars. The sports .eclmiques will be demonstra- ted and the public will be in- vited to try their hands as well. Most will be able to exercise in a universal gym, pre-school children will be permitted In a play area where foam rubber equipment is in use. Sports demonstrations will be carried out in golf, tennis, arch- ery, basketball, gymnastics, soccer and virtually all activ- ities. One of the features will the use of a large artificial ica surface, made of plastic. Hock- ey Canada Skills Tests will op- erate and there will be tests for figure skaters, too. It is the hope that a top- name Canadian athlete will be the special guest on each day of the fair. The public will find this a very interesting event and it will be in tho Whoop-Up Com- pound where the agricultural displays were In 1971. There no charge for this event. Along with Sports Canada, the local Recreation Depart- ments of both Lethbrldge and tho districts will be putting on demonstrations of recreation sports that are available for all ages. This will consist of arch- ery, sports, crafts and drama. The Department of Youth of the Provincial Government is very active, and many district points are becoming Involved In this affair. Water Bison EXCLUSIVELY by too, 2 braguet praine buffalo and hand waxed. ONLY AT CAMM'S 403 5th Street S. Open Friday 'lit 9 p.m. SHOES Subscribers come first TORONTO (CP) Harold Ballard's generous offer to pro- vide Maple Leaf Gardens free for (he scheduled Canada-Rus- sia hockey game here in Sep- tember needn't be misconstrued by the Gardens' loyal fans that he's forgotten about them. Ballard, chief executive offi- cer of the Gardens and Toronto Maple Leafs of (he National Hockey League, meets today with Hockey Canada's Douglas Fisher and Allan Scott to decide distribution of tickets to the first of four Canadian games Sept. 2. Ballard wants to give sub- scribers to Leaf games first chance at the tickets. "I'm trying to keep enough seats to look after Bal- lard declared Thursday. "There arc subscribers, and I want to have enough seats so there are two available for each subscriber." Scott, however, had a differ- ent version as to how the tickets should he distributed. "We think a significant por- tion of the seats belong to the Canadian public because of the very substantial amounts of money that have come into Hockey Canada from the tax- paying public and through pub- lic donations." Scott didn't disclose what he felt would be fair share to the general public, merely signify- ing: "I'll do my negotiating in the meeting." He did say, however, that there was more than the Cana- dian hockey fans to consider. "Air Canada tells us there are easily people from Europe and thi> United States coming. "Another consideration is that Russia is providing us with seats for their games (in a arena) and we'll have to reciprocate." Maple Leaf Gardens' seating capacity for hockey is listed at Ballard. meanwhile, is more concerned about the paying sub- scriber at Maple Leaf Gardens. "The subscribers are hockey nuts to begin with. I think they have more right to see this game than fair-weather fans, people who consider themselves hockey nuts but never show up for a junior hockey game on a Sunday afternoon." Hockey Canada Is controlling tickets sales at Winnipeg and Vancouver where the arenas are publicly-owned. Kishcr and Scott were ap- pointed to negotiate with Ihe Gardens and Montreal Forum. DEPENDABLE USED CARS MONTH-END SPECIALS 1966 METEOR RIDEAU 4 DOOR SEDAN Red. 6 cyl., radio. Keg. SPECIAL 1968 OLDS DELTA 88 4 DOOR HARDTOP Fully equipped, turquoise. Very clean unit. Reg. SPECIAl 1971 METEOR RIDEAU 4 DOOR SEDAN Gold. V-8, R. Reg. SPECIAL 1967 CHYSLER 4 DOOR HARDTOP While. New point. Immaculate. Res. SPECIAL 1970 DODGE POLARA 4 DOOR Red, V-8, R. One owner. Seg. SPECIAL 1972 AUSTIN 4 DOOR Red. milej. Just like new. KING CHRYSLER DODGE LTD. 3rd Ave. and llth St. S. PHONE 328-9271 CHRYSLER CREDIT FINANCING OPEN EVENINGS TILL Lethbridge ;