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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Tueidqy, March 2, 1971 - THB IETHBRIDGE HERALD - 7 PILE OF WOOD FOR BENCH - Cincinnati Reds' catcher Johnny Bench, right, is handed an arm load of bats by his manager, Sparky Anderson as Bench reported for his first spring training workout in Tampa Monday. Bench signed his new contract with club Sunday night. Bruins continue assault Very few marks are left to break MONTREAL (CP) - Boston Bruins, in quest of their first regular - season championship since 1940-41, have already broken several National Hockey League records and appear well on their way to setting a few more. ' By this time next week, the Bruins could be the winningest and highest-scoring team in NHL history. Even more surprising is the fact that the Bruins have set many records, and will probably set more in fewer than 70 games, which was the length of the schedule for the 18 seasons prior to NHL expansion to 12 teams this season and each team plays 78 games. The Bruins have already set these marks: most scoring points-#30, most assists-529, most short-handed goals in one season-20, fastest three goals in a game-20 seconds, most points by a line-273 (Phil Es-posito, 117; Ken Hodge, 90; Wayne Cashman, 66), most goals by a centre-Phil Esposito 52, most shots on goal by an individual in a season-425 by Phil Esposito (prior to Sunday's game against Toronto), most 20-or-more-goal scorers-eight, most three-goal games in a sea- son (modern era)-five by Esposito. Other records likely to topple to Boston in its remaining 17 games are most points in the standings during the regular season-Bruins have 95. The record is 103 by Montreal in 1968-69, most points by a player -Esposito has 117, he holds the record of 126 set in the 196849 season, most goals by a line- Esposito, Hodge and Cashman have 109, the record is 114 by Gordie Howe, Alex Delvecchio and Frank Mahovlich with Detroit in 1968-69; most home wins -Boston has 28, the record is 29 by Montreal in 1955-56 and Boston in 1968-69; most road wins -Boston now has 16, record is 20 by Detroit and Montreal, twice each. Also, for the first time by any team, the Bruins have four men atop the individual scoring race. Esposito leads with 117 points on 52 goals and 65 assists, Bobby Orr has 103 points on 29 goals and 74 assists. John Bowling scores Perez, Helton sign contracts CALGARY (CP) - Veteran lineman John Helton and defensive back Gig Perez have been signed to 1971 contracts, Calgary Stampeders of the Western Football Conference announced today. Helton joined the Stampeders in 1969 as a defensive end and made the WFC all - star team (hen switched last season to defensive tackle. Perez came to Calgary from Toronto at the start of last season after play at the University of Miami. ANY SUZUKI YOU CHOOSE IS BUILT TO TAKE ON THE COUNTRY. SEE THE SUZUKI TS - 50R GAUCHO $339.95 The only 50 built like a real motorcycle. 5 speeds. Enduro-ityling. 60 tn.p.h. CCI automatic lube. Rotary-value engine. 6 months - 6.000 miles warranty, ONLY . .. See the Other 1971 Suzukis On Display. Complete Parti and. Service WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE BERT & MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3221 Open Thuri. and Frl. Till 9 p.m. Serving Southern Alberta For Over 30 Years! CAPRI BOWL A6T MIXED Carole Homulos 272 (697); Eleanor Dorlgattl 220; Agnes Pocza 235; Joyce Plzzingrilll 281; Marian Tolley 256; Wilma Valer 222; Henry Lewlckl 251 (710); Ray Nesting 271; Doug Aspeslet 234; Elroy Tolley 223; Roy Vaykovich 222. COM Chester Jokuty 303 (703); Ivan Wills 233; Geo Furo 279 (799); Conrad Arnold 241; Cheryl Prosk 227; Dennis Allen 264; Cal O'Brien 224; Sam Glrardl 251 (746); Jim Yamada 239; Ethel Kemerl 215. FRIDAY SCHOOLS Ron Gretzlnger 270 (536); Bev Sat mon 209; Rick MacLean 279 (462); Marilyn Sanders 171; Robert Hender son 229; Frank Gretzlnger 261 (439); Garry Lohuls 232; Lanette Czember 203; Rick Barva 229 (456); Tonl Pas sey 219. YBC BANTAMS Lorl Hamilton 163; Brenda Christie 162; Penny Johnson 165; Carol Manak 172; Debbie Szabo 158; Sharon Gogo 152; Harvle Pocza 236 (457); Darren Pepper 206; Larry Albush 211; Troy Hovey 203; Brad Turner 182; Rod Mat chow 185. YBC JUNIORS AND SENIORS Linda Malcomson 264 (507); Brad Marr 247 (422); Nadlne Kovaes 232. John Novak 211 (416); Les Erlckson 235 (426); Cherye Obermeyer 242 (472); Darwin Romanchuk 240 (438); Bernle Pohl 251 (464); Melody Ives 193. NUMODE HOMES Sylvia Andres 241; Dlanne Parascak 262 ( 650); Shirley Petrak 249; Arlene Nleml 241; Frances Costanzo 336; Dorothy Olshaskl 263 (6901; Kay Wheeler 257 (658); May Syme 239; Gloria Pearson 256; Isabelle Bergman 244. SUNDQUIST CONSTRUCTION Betty Dlonne 270; Slgrld Donkin 269 (685); Opal Taylor 246 (656); Doreen Soderqulst 253; Pat Plomp 250; Pat Tunstall 245; Marie Smith 270 (742); Vera Nlcholls 248; Elaine Krown 229; Florence Miller 229. SENIOR CITIZENS Henry Bechthold 305 (723); Frank Bernhart 268; Evan Evans 231; Len Mllner 228; Harrold Perry 218; Emit Collin 217; Roy LaValley 244; Tom Archbold 214; Jack Nunweller 247; Bob Clark 226; Slim Berry 266. HENRY HOMES Diane Decalre 238; Fran A. Beres-nak 221; Mel Lahtl 274; Rita Cemu-llni 260; John Kovars 272; Wlllli Gew-orsky 250; Jerry Areshenko 281; Frank Tuttle 254; Jim McPIke 235; Grace McPike 228; Norman Gyulla 230; Ly-dla Geworsky 228; Len Kuhn 230; Bruce Canfleld 246; Betty Paterson 242. JCCA Dot Mlyeshlro 308 ( 675); Nobby Ta-|lrl 297; Ken Kamltomo 282 (709); Masa Goshlnmon 314 (783); Jim Hlqa 277; Tak Katakaml 293 (828'); Kaz Suglmlto 269; Tom Medoruma 302; Masa Shlgehlro 275; Faye Urano 288; Selko Mlyashlro 269. 6LENDALE BOWL SHOPPERS WORLD Jean Passey 340 (870); Bea Salmon 299 (815); Betty Paterson 246; Rose Hamilton 228; Gladys Berglund 305; Mel Flnnerty 304; Sandy Scattergood 243; Opal Taylor 310; Dena Smith 255; Carolyn Wilde 243. CHINOOK STATIONERS Sandy Scattergood 321 (765); Connie Baceda 308; Brenda Roulstone 266; Jean House 246; Mltz Wooldrldge 249; Elaine Streller 220; Carolyn Meheden 206; Betty Hobbs 243; Vera Nlcholls 214; Cynthia- Mllllgan 240. KIMURA'S MIXED Ed Stanko 295; Melody Ives 279 (762); Violet Block 230; Lorl Rook 223; Ruth Johnson 266; Georgia Wester-green 219; Willis Westergreen 216. SOUTH ALTA PRODUCE Sandy Scattergood 300 ( 731); John Scattergood 269; Cap Tremel 242; Layne Baceda 247; Dale Fltzslmmonds 244; Dot Olshaskl 232; Gerry Hakze 273; Wally Mysyk 209; Fred Thomson 252; Bernlce Pavan 275; Ivan Lukenda 248; Nell Clark 249. BOISIE CASCADE Galen Harris 220; Cyril Mees 228; Judy Harnack 202; Rick Coldwell 213; Anne Gillespie 228; Jim Alnsley 210; Paulette Alnsley 217. SENIOR CITIZENS Bunny Maloney 241; H. C. Brpwn 266; Henry Brown 242; Fred Woodman 235; Jack Stacey 186; Fred Beard 180; Molly Adams 122; Florence Cape-well 143; Henry Myers 122; Betty Murt-land 210; Sid Jonas 139; Chris Zur-schnlede 170; Mara Rasmussen 145; Cecil Cuell 145. DOUGS Jean Passey 385 ( 906); Ev CoutU 284 (767); Vera Nlcholls 274 (721); Micky Flldes 242 (710); Pat Norlln 300 (774); Beulah 246 (716); Dot Anderson 284 (694); Lll Holt 260; Irene Lynda 286 (651); Linda Feelger 276 (687); Grace Hill 245 (661); Sally Trone 279. CIVIL SERVICE Blair Hurt 288 (822); Bev Swaren 318 (805); Lena Moore 334 (7141; Lew Mills 243; Edith Voth 271 (680); Betty Taylor 257 ( 690); Mel Flnnerty 249; Carol Hall 243 (674); Dick Tuk 248; Reg Forester 246; Jim Taylor 234; Dan Inaba 255. IOOF John Rempel 381 (888); Dot Anderson 303 (773); Mary Bogusky 326 (702); Robin Wheeldon 281 (729); Edna Low-en 276 (7321; Maria Smith 226 (663) i John Scatterqood 320 (813); Sandy Scattergood 271 (663); Henry Williams 276; Chuck Ober 264; Kay Woodman 315 (682); Brlaln Handerek 235. CPR SOCIAL Doug Young 247 (493); Elsie Brurv ner 252 (407); Shirley Alexandra 276 (437); Lynel Gaetz 219 (426); Tom Hackman 240 (424); Chris Maloney 245 (4311; Bunny Maloney 237 ( 431); Janice Johnson 219 (401); Elaine Sinclair 218 (430); H. Schweitzer 237 (431); George Matchett 279 (425); Fll Oberg 249. Bucyk and Hodge each have 90 points and are tied for third while Bobby Hull of Chicago if fifth with 81 points on 39 goals and 42 assists. New York Rangers lead the race for the Vezina Trophy. The Ranger goaltending duo of Ed Giacomin and Gilles Villemure have allowed 142 goals in 62 games for an average of 2.25 goals per game. Chicago is next with 149 goals in 62 games for an average of 2.40. Keith Magnuson of Chicago leads the penalty parade with 244 minutes in 62 contests. The record is 273 set in 1962-63 by Howie Young, then with Detroit. First ever in team sport history Drug education program on PORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Controversy threatens to flare today when the words amphetamine and barbiturate are added to the language of baseball for major league personnel sitting down to begin the first organized drug education program in team sports history. Initiated b y commissioner Bowie Kuhn and scheduled to be conducted by Dr. Garrett O'Connor of the Johns Hopkins University drug abuse centre, the program is spiced with the prospect of considerable resentment from some of those ordered to attend. "Sure there's resentment," said one club official. "A lot of people feel too much has been made of it-that a problem is being created where none exists." One of those expressing irritation is Elston Howard, former catcher for New York Yankees, now a coach with the club. "This whole thing started with Bouton and Meggyesy," Howard Remains one of top paid Willie Mays says okay By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Willie Mays didn't say hey. He said OK, and by doing so the San Francisco Giants' veteran outfielder remained one of baseball's highest paid players. The 39-year-old centrefielder, who had been holding out for a 10-year, $750,000 contract, settled Monday for a two-year pact worth more than $300,000 to head a group of three high-priced players to sign. Frank Howard, the American League's home run and runs-batted-in champion last year, got an estimated $20,000 raise from Washington Senators as he inked a one-year, $140,000 pact. And Johnny Bench of Cincinnati Reds, who had been seeking $500,000 over three years, signed a one-year contract valued at $80,O0O-$90,00O. He agreed to terms Sunday. Also signing Monday were Ted Savage of Milwaukee Brewers and Craig Nettles of Cleve- Shaw still leads NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Shaw still is the leading money-winner on the Professional Golfers Association tour despite his failure to survive the cut in the PGA tournament in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., last weekend. Shaw has earned $73,027, followed by Miller Barber with $60,985, Billy Casper with $60,185, and Arnold Palmer with $58,862. Jack Nicklaus' $40,000 PGA victory was enough to vault him from 34th to fifth place with $48,755. land Indians-but that still left plenty of holdouts. And one of them, Cleveland's Vada Pinson, said he might St. Basil's sitting in drivers seat After two games in the City Recreation Hockey League semi-final series between the M and K Generals and St. Basil's the Generals, find themselves in a tough situation. Last night the Saints skated to a 7-4 victory over the Generals and took a 2-0 lead in their best of five series needing only one more victory to win the series. If the Generals hope to stop the Saints, they must stop the top scoring line in the City Recreation league. Bob Balazs, Dick Cusson and Jerry Heck are the thorns in the Generals' side as they continue on their scoring spree. In last nights action Balazs and Heck picked up two goals while Cusson added a single. The latter two palyers also assisted on both Balaz's markers with perfect three-way passing plays. Bob Boswell also had a fine night for the Saints as he chipped in with two goals for the evening. For the Generals Bob Reid, Tex Wiebe, Al Willis and Pete Neufeldt all blasted in a goal. seek legal aid to get a raise. The Giants, who paid Mays an estimated $135,000 a year ago, didn't announce terms of the new contract but it was believed to be worth $155,000 or $160,000 a year. The 20-year veteran batted .291 with 28 homers and 83 RBI in 1970. "We have always kept Willie's contract the highest in baseball," said a club spokesman. "Maybe it still is." Carl Yastrzemski recently signed with Boston Red Sox for an estimated $160,000. Pinson is trying to get a $7,500 raise over his 1970 contract of $60,000. He said he has asked Alvin Dark to trade him but that the Cleveland manager has refused. Pinson added he was in favor of Curt Flood's court challenge of baseball's reserve clause which binds a player to a team for life unless he is traded, sold or released, "and I'm certainly all for it now. "The Indians have tied me up and there's nothing I can do but what they say." Among the game's other holdouts, are Tony Oliva of Minnesota Twins and Mike Andrews of Chicago White Sox. Oliva is reported seeking $100,000-about $30,000 more than the Twins are offering. And Stu Holcomb, Chicago's executive vice president, said the club planned to invoke the rule under which a holdout may be signed at last year's salary. He said the Sox have offered Andrews, obtained from Boston in an off-season trade, a raise over his 1970 salary estimated at $36,000. contended, citing books written by former Yankee pitcher Jim Bouton and a former St. Louis Cardinal football linebacker, Dave Meggyesy, that contained disputed statements about drug uses in their respective sports. "I hear people doing a lot of talk ... but I have no knowledge of anyone using 'green-ies'." Howard, however, acknowledged he had heard about the statement made by pitcher Chuck Dobson of Oakland Athletics, who said recently he had taken 'greenies.' And Howard, like everyone else, is fully aware of Kuhn's statement that "there has been in baseball a reasonably limited use of pills in the amphetamine and barbiturate group." But what baseball people like Howard and Mike Burke, president of the Yankees, are concerned about is the impression being created that the sport has a major problem, which might be reflected in a battle over the direction the program takes. "The way it sounded when It was announced was that baseball had a big drug problem and was clamping down," said Burke. "I've never seen it on our club. It just doesn't exist here." The seminars scheduled by Kuhn also will be held in Tampa Wednesday and Phoenix, Ariz., March 18 for managers, coaches, general managers, farm directors, trainers, umpire supervisors and travelling secretaries. Gump Worsley enters hospital ST. PAUL (AP) - Minnesota North Stars goalie Gump Wor-sley went to Methodist Hospital in suburban St. Louis Park Monday for a rest after pulling his right groin muscle In a hockey game at Buffalo Sunday. A spokesman for the National Hockey League club said Wor-sley will be hospitalized for an indefinite time. The veteran goalie injured himself as he lunged for the puck and had to be taken from the ice on a stretcher. \iVbu're milesAahead at Muhammad promises surprise NEW YORK (AP) - "Surprise" is Muhammad's Ali's word for his title fight with heavyweight champion Joe Frazier Monday night in Madison Square Garden. Ali, speaking from Miami Beach, Fla., Monday in a na-tional telephone interview, gave that answer when asked to sum up the fight in one word. Frazier did not participate in the interview. Ali said outside pressures would be too much for Frazier. "Joe Frazier is used to boxing. He's not controversial. He's not used to controversy." "I represent the masses," and Frazier is "looked on the eyes of the world as the American representative, as the white man's champion." "This fight will be no contest. I'll show you who the real champion is. "I'm gonna have me a good time for four or five rounds. "My timing is ready. Fra-zier's so easy to hit, he makes it ready." The Gardens announced that the required pre-fight physicals will be held Wednesday at Felt Forum-Frazier at 9:30 a.m. MST, and Ali at 11 a.m. MST. Frazier will be weighed at 11:30 the day of the fight and Ali will be weighed after Frazier leaves. On the night of the fight, Ali said he will introduce his specially-made Ali Shuffle Shoe "with eight tassels on each shoe." 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