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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Mrtfe THE IFtHBPIOOf HWtB 11 Don Jackson loves his Worlds greatest skater Lethbridge guest By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer Ladies and you Save just witnessed possibly the greatest exhibition of skat ing in the history of the world figure skating The voice was that of former world champion Don Button at the 1962 world championships at His 1 description was that of the per formance o Canadian skater Don Jackson of the reigning world professional is a Lethbridge visitor today and will be here until He is here as the featured skater for the annual Lethbridge Fi gure Skating Clubs annual ice The locals came up with n In every aspect of the in It doesnt take long to gain an apprecia tion of the young man on or off the As it stands is at the pinnacle of a brilliant career and in his own his contributions to figure skating have yet to Figure skating has since he was eight years Don Jacksons way of It Jackson thrilled audiences took time for his devotion to i throughout hU kingdom as a his niche in life to reach iis full That time has come and will continue to reap benefits for this truly outstand ing ambassador of the From the time he reached world acclaim as champion after his performance at until last year when he won the world professional HE CERTAINLY IS EASY TO SKATE WITH Jennifer Chue enjoyed every minute of if Thursday evening as she skated with world champion Donald Jackson of Jackson will be a major part of the Lethbridge Figure Skating Clubs annual ice show which opens tonight at the Watching Jackson and Chue go through their paces left to Mark Shelley Donna Rude and Bill Front left to are Lisa Rosemarie Carolyn John Shannon Spencer and Ingrid Tonights show gets under way at eight Snoivstorm forces one round postponement Curlers face Saturday showdown By AL BIcNEIL QUEBEC CP The shadow of a Saturday playoff hung dis creetly over the top contenders as they entered the scheduled last day of competition in this years Canadian curling cham A quirk of nature Thursday forced an unusual threeround program on the rinks A blizzard that lashed Quebec Thursday and blocked all road traffic in the city forced cancel lation of the nights scheduled ninth It had to be postponed until this while the 10th and 11th sched uled for this morning and after moved back to aft ernoon and evening competi This menit that topranked Manitoba and Northern Ontario six wins and one lost Saskatchewan with a 52 must all play three Spruce Up For Spring with BAKED ENAMEL SIDING Give your home new smartness and appeal with long lasting CARLTON Aluminum Fits right over present finish Guaranteed 20 50 color Ask us for We can show you sample actual color samples and give you an accurate estimate of the cost for your Made in Installed locally by LETHBRIDGE Corner 5th 4th Phone 3171581 rounds today instead of Todays new program had rounds at and 630 MST A tie finish tonight would mean that the deciding or games if a threeway split came would have to be played TOUGH FOR DUGUIU Manitobas Don Duguid and his defending Canadian champi onship rink from Winnipeg ap peared to have the hardest row to hoe He had matches scheduled against New Bruns wick in the Saskatche wan in the afternoon and British Columbia at The foursome of Kevin Smale had a 53 record directly behind Bob Pickerings Saskat chewan crew from Prince Georges Smale had the morning Bui Tetley of Northern On who won a Thursday morning seventhround game against faced Nova Alberta and Prince Ed ward Island in addition to its afternoon match with Du had games scheduled against Ontario in the morning and Newfoundland at Bunched behind the top four in the 11rink roundrobin com petition today were Ontarios Bob Charlebois of Toronto with a 44 record Monctons Paul Bordaga of New Brunswick with a 34 mark Albertas Matt Baldwin from also with three wins and four losses Prince Edward Islands Kip Ready from Charlottetown with a 35 mark Newfoundlands Bob from anc Quebecs Bill Ott of Montrea with two wins and five losses each and Truros Frank Hoar representing Nova with one win and six MEETS ALBERTA In addition to the meetings scheduled for the top the morning round saw Newfound land and Quebec clash while took on If the way to victory is through then Picker ings rink should win the title b When Thursdays storm blocked the Pickering and his rink were enjoying a morning but had to get to the arena in time for his after noon game against M normal transport was available so the Canadian Curl ing Association arranged for the Saskatchewan rink to be trans ported a short part of the four mile distance by automobile anc the remainder on They were supposed to senc some army vehicles to get Pickering after he arrive at the arena soaking wet and 40 minutes after the starting time for his LAKESIDE GOLF LEAGUE ALBERTA Has An Opening For A TEAM SPONSOR Interested Pleose Write Jamw PRESIDENT 2408 8th A North Alberta Members of the Henderson lake Golf Club wishing to play in the Lakeside Golf please write to George SECRETARY 1414 17th North Alberta member of the lee Were the seven years spent as a member of the Ice Follies good years work was hard but I said the person able joung The work was hard to say he In each of the seven years he was a member of the Ice Follies Jackson took part in some 462 performances a ear in some 12 weeks each We lived out of a re but the rewards most times were One of the rewards was a member of the Ice Follies famous chorus To jether Don and his wife have started on what could be anoth er world They have i son who is 214 years Iis who usually accom panies Jackson on his frequent rips such as the one that has rought him to is at home in We are expecting another addition to he family in Jackson said Figure skating is my Fackson made Together hey make a great who could be an out standing coach of figure skat has as not tied him self down to a career as a BANFF SCHOOL I spend two months in the summer in Banff as an instruc he The rest of the ime I spend doing what I am doing in skating in shows such as Jackson mil headline the local produc tion of The Nutcracker and along with some 150 members of the Lethbridge Figure Skat ing will entertain at the Arena tonight at eight and again Saturday afternoon at two and 8 Jackson pointed out that he felt he could do more for fi gure skating in his most recent capacity than he could as a Lethbridge officials couldnt agree While more than jovial with all he meets Jackson appears totally devoted to figure skat The first man ever to com plete a triple a lutz I think he said It was three olutions and a perfect in world is out to do all he can for the sport he A quick series of questions brought about some definite answers with the recent world championships still warm in the memories of Did Karen Magnussens per formance disappoint Jackson I had the opportunity to watch Tnxi Schuba of Austria last year when I was in Europe and she is a fine re plied Is too much emphasis put on free skating in Canada Mag nussen and mens champion Toller Cranston were well off the pace in compulsory anc school figures before making a comeback Magnussen fin ished third while Cranston was Jackson wouldnt say there was too much emphasis on the freeskating part of the com petition but he did hint that maybe the Canadian skater were more relaxed in their Im not saying that those who do compete are relaxed but there is a stallage of ice time for some competitors and thus they work harder on the thing that comes easiest to Nothing is cut and dried for this seasoned Can you get yourself up for a show such as the one you will be taking part in here in Lethbridge one bystander I felt a tingle before each and every performance I gave as an a professional and as a member of the Ice he Thursday afternoon he indi cated a tingle as he watched a replay of his Prague perfor From all indications he will again feel a tingle Fnday and Saturday as he performs with the Lethbridge Figure Skating Ladies and a true champion is in our Estevau coach hit with fine CALGARY CP Coach Ernie McLean of Estevan Bruins has been fined and suspended for one the Western Canada Hockey League announced He was involved in a dispute with the referee following a 40 loss to Brandon Wheat Kings The score sheet from the game was torn j Estevan player Les Jackson was suspended for three games for spitting at the J CONVENTION of the Alberta Fisli and Game Association is now history and at least a few of the delegates went home extremely Dennis Nyal of Clyde won the three quarter ton Ford track with the 11foot Vanguard camper Total value around because the lot tery as so a few extra prizes were thrown Loni Proc of Warburg won a 14foot aluminum boat and a 91horsepower Bill Thomson of Clandonald won a 9 2 horsepower motor and Ed Mecele of Edmonton win a 14foot aluminum The association cleared some and partici pating clubs made another With the Canadian Wildlife Federation in real financial the asso ciation will be contributing to that cause this year and in so hope that the Alberta associa tion will shame the other provinces into coming through with Since the founding of the Canadian Wildlife Feder Alberta has been leading the way in CWF RESULTS OF THE LETHBRIDGE Fish and Game Associations recent trophy awards day are Moose Denis Robert Bob all of Elk Albert thats good enough for 39th spot in world John 310 Kim Caribou Dave Heinz Gerry Barons If these were woodland Hamiltons would rate 5th in world records and Plontkes Wlutetail deer Ora 158 Heinz Steve Leth 133 Mule deer Heinz Gary Leth Antelope Doug Bert Dick New Sheep John Steve Kuba Tex Bear Larry Susie Over all grand champion was Albert Truant with his elk which scored Both his sheep and elk qualify for Boone and Crockett REMINDERS The Foremost Fish and Game As sociation is holding its spring banquet tonight Fri day in the Community Dancing to Saturday the Coleman Fish and Game Associa tion is holding its annual trophy night in the Elks Hall starting at 7 DONOVAN minister of lands and said at the fish and game convention that an announcement should be made any day now in the legislature that 50 natural areas are to be established and set aside in various parts of the This is to be the first phase of a long range pro gram for the establishment of many more natural areas in the Majority of these will be picked for some unique The association passed a resolution calling for all remaining school lands in the province to be set aside as natural Palmer disgusted with his putting MIAMI AP Arnold Palmer is Jack Nick laus is still playing last weeks tournament and Gardner Dick inson holds the lead today going into the second round of the DoralEastern open golf I got so disgusted with my putting I let it affect the rest of my Palmer said after taking a threeoverpar 75 in Thursdays first putting him well back in the I played pretty said winner of last weeks Professional Golfers Associa tion national But I had a couple of mental I guess I was still play ing the He had a 74 as did Ken Fulton of And attempting to battle his way out of a yearlong fought wind and cold for a fourunderpar 68 and a one stroke 1968 wniner of this held a onestroke lead er five players tied at They included Ted Hayes George Knudson of Toronto Gibby Homero Blancas and Bobby Brien Allin and Snead winner of the Tucson Open twc weeks had Ben Kern of Toronto was in a 75 while Wayne Vollmer of Van couver had a 78 and Torontos Gary Bowerman an South African Gary Playe was still in contention with a 72 but Tony Jacklin of Englanc shot himself out of it with a 77 and may have trouble making the cut today when the field is cut to the low 70 players for the final two rounds Saturday am Defending champion Mike Hill had a RETAINS TITLE TOKYO AP Hiroshi Ko bayashi of Japan scored a un animous decision over Ricardo Arendondo of Mexico Thurs day to retain his World Boxing Association junior lightweight Ail We Sell 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