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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta The guessing game, staged by the WHA, will soon end Monday, 26, 1972 THE UTHBRIOCE HERALD 7 The world has been waiting for Tuesday's signing IN CASgYER INTERESTED ANDV A TOB AT THE BREWERY 1 ON THE BOOK? THAT'S 6OMFTKIN' NOU BON'T'SEEVERV ARRIVE-IN ST. PAUL, Miri. (AP) The World Hockey Association is taking a million airplane ride Tuesday in two countries in hones of bringing National Hockey League superstar Bobby Hull to Winnipeg Jets and add- ing credibility to its fledgling organization. The WHA, gearing for its first season in October, has sched- uled news conferences in St. Paul and Winnipeg, hoping to announce the signing of the 33- Winning driver fooled himself Extra clubs costly Elliott's bag full ROSEMERE, Que. (CP) Greg Pitzer, a personable 25- year-old pro from Los Angeles, and Canadian veteran Moe Nor- man of Gilford, Ont., held a one-stroke lead going into to- day's final round of the 54-hole, Quebec open golf cham- pionship. And young Jolui Elliott ol Fort Lauderdale, Fla., would have shared the lead with Pitzer and Norman had ha taken the precaution to count the number of clubs he carried in his bag. The omission cost Elliott four penalty strokes, a share of first place and as he expressed it first-place prize money. Pitzer went around the yard Rosemere Golf Club layout with a par 71 again same number of strokes he Says: Golfer of the Year" Wrist Straight at Top Most golfers have ex- perienced a spell when they limply cannot hold onto the club at the top of the Even I've done that, although I know this can he fatal to the swing. The hands loosen, then, ic-grip as the downswing is begun and, of coarse, the club- face is thrown off-line. Occasionally I remind myself that my left wrist should be Straight, that the grip- with the last three fingers of the left hand and the two middle of the right should be firm. You should think about this, too, 1972 syn. Race results Edmonton (CP) Norlhlandi Park race results Saturday. FIRST allowance, 3 year olds, 7 fur- longs. Scotts George 7.60 5 M, Indian Oullt (Combs) 3.00 Z.i'J, Going Pols 33.30. TFnic: 4-5. Shining Cloud, Clean Thinking, Rc- hirn To Dance, coral Glen also ran. SECOND tl.iOO. claiming, year olds and up, 7 furlongs. XV Honor (Troutel 7.90 4.10 340, Success (Norrte) 3.80 3.00, orto (Watson) 4 20. Time: 2-5. Rouingdcdt-r, Blue Twist, DreamTn' Deamon, Legal Term, Roman Scho- also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: t19.00. THIRD J1.500, claiming, 1 year olds, S fur- Park 7.M 8.00 Houston signs Murray Hall HOUSTON (AP) Murray Hall, a veteran of four National Hockey League teams, lias signed a three-year contract with Houston Aeros of the World Hockey Association, club offi- cials announced Saturday. Hall played the last Iwo sea- sons with Vancouver Canucks nfler having hccn with Chicago, Detroit and Minnesota in the NHL. 7 fui FOURTH claiming, 3 year old! Rullah (Persons) 7.70 Fa Rex (levlne) 2.70 Time: Carbon Counly, Call Ma Var, F! Inn wing, Klondike Lure, Calaliou also ran. FIFTH claiming, 4 year olds and u 7 furlongs. Duchess Nan (Kipling) e.jO 3.10 h" Tn Time: 4-5. Flur Lights, Bhal Lodge, Ram Pago, Parkland Prince, Lyndon Vc ley also ran. EXACTOR: IBf.fO. SIXTH Sl.ICO, claiming, 4 year olds and ti 7 lurfontjs. D.iy will come (McCauley) 7, CumlODPS (Shields) 9.45 6.2 Tis (Hedge) 5.70. Time: Nayu, Gallant Thief, Wissy Way, I dian Lake. Tally Boy ah SEVENTH claiming, 4 year olds and 7 furicnss. Clothes Fashion (PhElan) 7.70 4, 3.00, Whonnock Willie (HalBbl) 10. e.oo, Curra Tip (Sanchez) 3.10. Time: 4J. Deletus, Maggie Sex, Glory Paj Hills Gl Snow, Air Strike also ran. EIGHTH claiming, 4 year olds and u miles. Big Dan (Sladnyk) 580 3.JO ri Transbriar (Hedge) 6.10 Waj PreslQ (WcCaulay) Time: 4-5. Brybe Bee. Lova "Tour For Life, Money Camel Train also ran, NINTH claiming. 4 year olds and up, miles. Grand Slride (Hedge) 11-60 530 A.ia, Shy PIraIR (Kipling) 7.50 A.30, Tall Ridge fHalabi) 9.70, Time: 3-5. Slone, Drwey Boy, Brae O'LBary, AMsler Auclioneer, Ooldlt also QUINELLA: 1S1.BO. arded iund. In Friday's opening By comparison, Norman, 42, ho says he will give up the pro ur in favor of teaching the ame next season, shaved 10 rokes off his Friday round, hipping around the rain- oakcd course wilh a five-un- er-par 66 to Join Pitzer with 12 for 36 holes. HORT OF RECORD Norman's second-round score one stroke off the competi- ve course record of 65 sel by rank Whibley of Toronto in 964, and twice equalled by host ro Adrien Bigras In 1989. The second round had origl- ally been scheduled for com- letion Saturday, but it was riped out by torrential rain and ostponed to Sunday wilh 60 per cent of the field of 158 pros and .mateurs still on the course. EDMONTON (CP) Rie Forrest exceeded his own ex- pectations Sunday when he won the second race of the 1972 Player's Challenge series and moved into contention for the Canadian Formula B driving championsliip. Forrest, a 24-year-old Edmon- ton commerce student, drove flawlessly in his March 722 on the i 1 e International Speedway circuit which had been made slippery by light rain just before race time. His elapsed time for tlie 40 laps was one hour six minutes 17.3 seconds for a race average oi about 91 miles an outstanding performance from an engine displacing cubic centimetres. The fastest lap, however, was posted by Brian Robertson of Ottawa, winner of the first race of the series last month at San- air, Que. Robertson, in a Chev- ron 20, was clocked at .1 seconds faster than the previous Formula B record set by Jacques Couture of Montreal in qualifying lap for the 1971 race. Robertson, who finished 10.4 seconds behind Forrest in sec- ond place, retained his hold on first place in series standings With 54 points, he is well ahear of runner-up Al Justason of To- ronto, who has 32. Forrest is third with 30. Tlurd in Sunday's race was John Powell of Ottawa in a Chevron 18.16.5 seconds back o Forrest. Craig Hill of London Ont., was fourth in a Lotus 69B trailing by and Ian Coris tine of Montreal was fifth in a March 722, trailing the winner by Maurice McCaig of Calgary tore the race started Sunday as one of the factors behind jrresls wui. He was the only driver with 11' rain .tires on his car, ena- hng him to open a 25-second ad on Hill, the other driver al e front of the 23-car starling id, by about the loth lap. However, as the track began dry out, the rain tires started earing out quickly and Forrest arted to lose some adhesion on irners. "I think they were just about he said afterward. They were so hot near the id; they were pretty well crubbed off." Added to his difficulties was IB fact the tires were only 10- iches wide and liis pit crew ad to stretch and over-inflate year-old Golden Jet who is the second leading all-time goal scorer in NHL Mstory. The chain of events is to begin late tonight when, or if, Hull boards a commercial Ilighl from Calgary to Winnipeg, from where he will take a chartered flight to St. Paul. After a police-escorted motor- cade through St. Paul, VVIIA of- ficials hope to usher Hull into a a.m. MDT news confer- ence. Gary L. Davidson, WHA pres- ident, is to present Hull, whose contract with the NHL Chicago Black Hawks expired at the end of the 1971-72 season, wilh a cheque for million. Then it's back aboard the air- plane for a return trip to Wini- peg, where a second entourage of officials be escorted to keep them on the hem to heels. The only major accident of le race was to David Mc- onnel's GRD Special on the rst lap. Although the Dorval, [ue., driver was uninjured, he ?as unable to re-enter the race. Next race in the series Is at ,'estwood circuit near Vancou- er, July 9. First victory the city's busiest intersection- Portage and Main a second ceremonial signing. This one is for a agreement with Winnipeg Jets to serve as player and coach. THINK OFFER REAL Tlie Black Hawks apparently think the WHA offer is for real. "I think that he'll probably sign with the other Wiffiam W. Wirtz, president oi the Black Hawks said in today's editions of the Chicago Tribune. "We haven't had any indica- tion thai he won't. And aren't sitting on anything that we'll pull at the last minute. We've made our offer. We have no hostility whatsoever toward Bobby. If the other league doesn't produce the money, our offer stands." Wirtz, while making no men- lion of a possible lawsuit, did say "anti-trust laws won't allow us to pool money liie they've done." "I have my doubts whether that's legal." But a WHA spokesman said Sunday night there was no pool- ing arrangements involved and that any money paid by tho leagne to Hull was coming oui of the WHA treasury. Hull became entangled In a contract dispute with Black Hawks owners four years ago for a reported contract, which expired this year. If Hull does sign, he will be- come the first superstar to jump to the WHA. WAY TO WIN Jim Jamieson, of Molina, 111., wovej his ha) to the crowd after scoring a birdie on the seventh hole on his way to win in the Western Open Golf Champ- ionship in Northbrook, III., Sunday. Jamieson finished six strokes ahead, turning In a '13 under par 271 for tourney. (AP Wirepholo) Super stock cars exciting WRESTLING TONiGtiT! P.M. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM N.A. TIUE BOUT: PORTZ vi KAMATA SUPERHAWK iti INT'l. TAG 4 Bouts NorrHBn said his 66 sixth followed by Reg Southern Alberta action will resume asily have been a 63" with of 111. (AP) Jim ilsnfiieson's victory in brought in 12 Sunday evening when ttle luck on the greens. He aid he kept missing the eight-race series has prize money totalling Open was one of those >eautiful cars for their Sunday's meet and they proved to )e a treat (or a large will host tho WOTRA gional. utts by about on inch. However, he still managed his ve-birdie, bogey-free round. Elliott, first-round leader Frl-ay with a four-under-par as "tow money" for out-ol town drivers to help defray expenses. Robertson's fastest lap time was 16 seconds faster than was his first golf tournament triumph in lour years on he PGA tour and it came In the riendly confines of his home state with followers the Exhibition Speedway. Allan Farberg of Wetaskiwin went home with top honors in Super-Stock class edging "C" class cars are ex-reled from Calgary, Brooks, edicine Hat and Cranbrook. Time trials get under way at ired a three-over 74 Sunday pole-winning native Moline area driver Wayne p.m. while the races start e finished in Jatc of most enthusiastic racked up 38 p.m. But he was assessed a flooded the track severa inches deep in some spots Arnie's. And nobody has won by as troke pen the maximu qualifying runs margin this year. Tlie ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) place went to Del n medal when he drivers to take who has trimmed girls finished 1-2 in of Calgary, who limself in at the I8th for From the conlrol to 217 pounds, National with 35 5 clubs in his one that could be seen of a 69 for a 271 Union pentathlon "C" class han at 100 miles an hour under par and here Saturday, Dick of Lethbridge In all, a total of 57 pros and was a ball of spray ahead of his qualified to represent points to lead his imateurs survived the down the main Labron in the Olympics in other :ut-off, leaving a field of 81 light rain which fell charged with a shared oday's final round. for 277, followed at 280 Meldrum of Oertli and Don PACIFIC score for the pros was 151, Irwin, Jim Wiechers up 910 points for a 10V4 points to tie 54 or better got the amateurs DQC last shot at the I-unn. Five others were grouped at in the long jump and 846 points for a 25-second Pat Hanna of Lethbridge COMPETITION plpvpn largest winning to win the meet, with won Ihe Ciaimer class Closest competition for t-.-lOvoU this season on his car 93 to 17 and Norman was only was Lee Trevino's May of Vancouver Georffy finished stroke back. (CP) Tlie victory in the behind with the point standings with Alberto Rivadeneira of Junior Hockey up 930 points with a while Lyle Dupuis bia, recent winner of tlie been expanded to 11 pocketed effort in the long jump Lethbridge placed third ario Open, Tom Ilanna the addition of the first performance in iiF Eiyatlsville, Md., and John the league to win the Western a featured Skeeler gan of Victoria were grouped Chick Evans in Frederick of Ihe an Praskatch of SAAR was the third increased bis 1972 of Colorado placed all participants while many years and the 603 and his lotfll as a points. Miss followed closely Four golfers Bon PanasiUK of Windsor, Ont., Mike Kelly of Oakland, Calif., Piiil Girons resulted in oEficia dividing the league into two Jamieson started -the could do only m the long jump for 882 points Steinbeck is also a Gord Lenton, both of as if il shook him up. a disappointing 144 for two rounds. Len-ton was the top amateur. Jay Dalan of Leicester, southern division w include the Pat Blues and S ver Foxes of Regina, two of the first three holes, scuffing a shot in the rough and in the 200 metres for 79 points. Competition in (he place in this event went to Gordie Payne. The loyal stock car fans last year's winner of (he Wings, Estevan turning point came on j hurdles, shol put and high given an additional ,--V--. Jaw Canucks. HIP tnna Fnnrih hp said belli anil Miss thev watched Frank Weiss with 1J5 totals. Among Albert Raiders, my second shot, came eriek ended those three hot-lap "A" class joining Dolan were Bob Broncos, Saskatoon six feet from the cup and with points, (railing car during Vancouver, Andre Melville Millionaires the pull for a birdie. 1 Meldrum by only three "A" clsss car is Hie price Montreal, and Don will make up the I knew 1 was on into Saturday's approximately your car wash Brantford, a rear you till your tank gasoline at a It took just seven innings to end 66 Car Wash! Latly umpire quits then goes into GENEVA, N.Y. (AP) said Sunday while said, CampMl explained to as the plate umpire York-Penn League 1 took Bernice Gera six years the teams play in crowd Sunday. "She nightcap of the wasrt battle her way to her goal out before I had a "I think she had to be AvenueS. umpiring in professional her hasty retreat heated moments lo he the emotional ball. Then after seven upstate city following Auburn's Terry Ford ever to officiate at a she showed filled innings it was all game her into second base from game. Mrs. Gera's during the ami the pelile New York untraceable. She could Mrs. Gero first called to gel a all the attention wife dropped out of public reached at her home in then thumbed him out umpire's job to unavailable for comment or Jackson Heights later. According to despite her one thing that shook s 63sy 3no convenient rapid departure Mrs. Gera admitted a Florida umpiring was when she told me L Mrs. Gera resigned in to speculate that been mixed up on the not umpired a game ho nor alf credit cards Saturday night after serving might have made her it was all over and breakthrough he by dealer base umpire in a New in had won 4-1, Mrs. last Jan. 13 when to Stapleton, purchase Pennsylvania League game During Saturday's night into the office of highest court, the had been fully tween Auburn Phillies and heat was turned on in manager Joseph of Appeals, agreed during the days before neva her six years inning of a and in a tearful contenlion that effort and legal wrangling when Auburn requirements were at the players Care break baseball offieialing's sex barrier apparently at an Campbell was evictee from the proceedings by the just resigned from baseball. I'm soriy, to women. Mrs Gera stands 5-foot-2 and field for Sunday's game, nearly all of them youngsters you and your car lady umpire for still clrd in her at rookie seasons as L That's a promise "We don1! know she loo loudly one of suit, Flic stepped into appraising her one-slam jSlaplelon speculated: now." Barney Prary, chief rf umnlra "It rrtollv rvattt'l and was whisked away. Mrc f, o r a in Dr. Thomas Sfa- kids play hard, of course, and 1 hp i hrr tkin was pro ;