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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Maich 1971 THt LETHBRIDGE HERALD NO TIME FOR TALKING THIS s tvne MUHMHMAPALt ANP me VOTE HEBE FOR TOCO THS UP All there is remaining is wondering NEW YORK AP Joe Fra iler and Muhammed All know what they plan to do during and after the All that remains is ths waiting and who has predicted Ali wont be able to stand the pres sure of his said Friday be will win his scheduled 15 round title defence Monday night in Madison Square Garden in from one to 10 I dont want it to go beyond the first round if I can help the 6to5 favorite and added Ill be at the This was in reference to a vic tory party for which is set for a New York hotel and which has been advertised in a New York The advertisement has Irked Ali who said after a workout in Miami Friday Thats one party Fraziers Driimlieller ties series CP Drumheller Miners scored power play goals Friday night In defeating Edmonton Mon archs 41 to tie their bestof seven Alberta Hockey League semi final The secondplace finishers in the three team took a 1 0 lead in the first period when Gene Achty michuk scored at but that was the last shot thai got by Drumheller goaltender Buss Dale Bloomqulst tied the score at of the period while Edmonton was a man short In the second the only one in which there was sustain ed the Miners scored twice as Tim Gould and Jim the latter on a power moved them into a 3 1 Bob Bartlet rounded out the scoring with a last period marker while Dale Conrad was in he penalty ITS HERE NOW THE NEW 1971 175 Superscrambling is here with Yamahas 175CTlC This is the champion of its ready to meet all chal Desiqned for the rugged country with its 5step adjustable rear dust and waterproof and big comfortable Also featured is the w o r I ds smoothest 5speed transmis See the complete 1971 Yamaha Line Available It might be more like a Alls postfight plans call for a gathering at some my buddies from all over the world and Aint gonna be no Itll just be a meetin with my Just how soon after ths fight Qiuvalo comments on fight TORONTO CP Muham mad Ali will be strong in the early but Joe Frazier will take charge later on and win Mondays fight for the world heavyweight boxing championship in 10 says a man who has taken punches from The prediction came Friday from Canadian heavyweight champion George Chuvalo of who has lost to both The first three to five rounds should be tough for Chuvalo Ah will dance and stick and step but the pressure will get to him after Hell need some weight to do a little power punching if he has to stand and trade punches with Ali hies to dictate the Hell come up with double and triple But if he misses that first hell get I dont think hes over the But 3 years is a long lay He hadnt reached his Ml I think he needed a little more time to really be in maybe get a few more tuneup FRAZIER BETTER Frazier is far superior to Jerry Quarry or Oscar Bonav the two fighters beaten by Ali since his He will cut the ring hi aim at him and move forward con Unless Ali catches him the other guy will get Frazier will chop him Frazier was the first heavy weight to keep Chuvalo from going the landing a left hook that produced a star fracture under his right threatening his sight and tempo rarily blinding him for a techni cal In a previous Chuvalo lasted 15 rounds easily against even forcing the fight in the final few Chuvalo thinks Frazier will but says hes rooting for Id like to fight the But if its he wont have Hie AH has more drawing Hes bet ter box You get a better Ali will be able to join his bud dies from all over the world he wont say because he is saving his prediction for the closedcir cuit television audience shortly before the fight set for an Ali aide winkec when asked if Alis sealed handwritten prediction callec for him to stop Frazier in the who has said he will win with speed and boxing ability did say Fraziers got to Ill tag then dance Nobody can go withou c u 11 i n after six or eight It was not known when the fighters would arrive in New York during the Frazier is to weigh in Monday at the Gar dens Felt After he Ali will weigh Fra zier is expected to weigh abou Ali about Frazier sparred fiverounds Friday and said he plans a ligh workout Ali did not but he die put in a brisk and he did some fast Tm able to dance have he My body hasnt been this good since the first time I whupped Sonny Lis LAUGHS AT RUMOR Ali laughed at a rumor he had been the last thing tha worries he I worr more about flyin to New York on that The turbulence comes up It starts lightning wings are shakin thats what scares Muhammad The fight stands to break sev eral boxing financial Two definite records are to million guarantees for eacl and the sellout indoor live gate of According to the Ring reeori the highest previous purs for a fighter was the Floyd Patterson received for his second fight with Sonny Liston The indoor gate mark wa at the Garden March 4 for the doubleheader star ing of the FrazierBuster Math fight and the Nino Benvenuti Emile Griffith midleweigh title clash Of course if a hopedfor S2 million to S30 million total gros is the fight would be by far the richest single sport event in Wens title goes down to wire Threerink playoff a fitting ending By AL MCNEIL QUEBEC CP Any other ending but a extra end playoff would have been in appropriate after the things that have happened to this years Canadian curling instead of trying to find heir way out of snowbound Quebec City rinks from Northern Saskatche wan and Manitoba will continue their fight for the By any normal Bill Te tleys Northern Ontario rink should have been celebrating as new Canadian champions today and savoring a trip to for a crack at the world The winner here will repre sent Canada at the world com petition in 10 Instead of a Te ley was on the ice this morn ing at 7 attempting to regain the form that sent him nto the Friday night round wasting an 81 HAD ADVANTAGE He had entered ttie llth round with a onegame jump on Don Duguid of Winnipeg and Bob Pickering of All 10 needed was to nudge past Kip Readys Prince Edward Is and But it was Ready who came He turned the tables on the Northern Ontario winning the game 94 and setting the scene for the defending Canadian and world and had already assured themselves of part of the playoff picture by gaining 82 records from their performances in night Duguid had beaten British Columbias Kevin Smale 105 while Pickering had his prob lems getting beyond a stubborn Newfoundland rink skipped by Bob The three skips then drew lots to see who would get the bye in this mornings with Du guid emerging the lucky Hell play the winner of the PickeringTetley cmtot 1 It was the first time rioce that a threeway playoff lad been required to decide the That year Ernie Richardson o f Saskatchewan won DiMaggio would seek NEW YORK AP Joe baseballs first a year is also the first to agree that times have That figure now might well be Today I guess Id have asked for he admit ted during a news conference Friday announcing his posi t i o n as vicepresident as signed to public relations with the Hughes Sports I dont know if the salaries today are Its just a big figure the way the taxes are set I paid in taxes when I made Babe Ruth paid on his I can remember asking for just off the top of my after my third year with the DiMaggio He had made his first year in 1936 when he hit with 29 home runs and 12S runs batted and then in 1937 when he hit with 46 homers and 167 Barrow manager Ed Bar row blew his DiMaggio Lou Gehrig has been with the club 13 years and hes only making he shouted at Hes I an That ended the con It was several years before the great centre now reached that In addition to the three key games played Friday there were two others which had no meaning other than to alter the final Nova Scotias Frank Hoar de feated the New Brunswick four some o Paul Bordage while Edmontons Mat Baldwin guided his Alberta rink to a 96 win over Quebecs Bill Bob Charlebois Ontario rink had the final Below the three playoff the final standings showed Ontario and Alberta grouped to Knudson slips from second spot By BOB GREEN MIAMI AP Gardner Dickinson cut out a conserva tive twounderpar 70 and clung to a onestroke lead Friday after two rounds of the DoralEastern open golf tourna The 43yearold veteran of al most 20 years on the pro torn had a tworound total of six under par on the tough yard Blue Monster course at the Doral Country Brash young Bruce Fleisher charged in with a 67 and headed a trio tied for second at Gibby Gilbert and Ted each with a also were at that One more stroke back at 140 were twotime champ Doug former PGA champ Dave Stockton and KNUDSON SLIPS George Knudson of who shot a 69 on opening day to end up in a fiveway tie for sec fired a 73 Friday to tie with Jack Nicklaus for 13th Knudson and re cently crowned PGA champion and British Open each had four strokes be hind the leatheryfaced little Nicklaus shot a 74 opening round and recovered with a 68 Arnold Palmer continued to have his taking a 72 for 147 and just making it under the cut for the final two rounds Saturday and PLAYER TIED South African Gary Player and Open champion Tony Jaclin of England were tied at one over I played about the same as I did the day said Nick who had an opening I just didnt make the dumb mistakes I did I still fell asleep a couple of times out there and threw away two or three I played much better than 1 did said the 130 pound who had an opening Maybe I didnt putt as but I hit the ball much closer to the I played pretty conserva then I always Company gets okay NEW YORK AP State Su preme Court Justice Edward T McCaffrey ruled Friday that Mutual Broadcasting may broadcast roundbyround sum maries of the AliFrazier worlc heavyweight tittle fight Monday California and Fight of the owners of broadcast and motion piciture rights to the had soughi an injunction barring Mutua from broadcasting any accoun of the fight until after it was The judge directed Mutval to clearly state in its broadcasts that only summary bulletins o not more than 50 words and noi a blowbyblow description o what already has occurred wil be ANDY CAPP Ganbrook edges Jets CP Outstanding goaltending by Cranbrook Royals Phil Hadley in the third period helped his team to a 43 win over Spokane Jets Friday It evened their best of seven semifinal series in the Western Interna tional Hockey League at a game JIM DAVIS SAND and GRAVEL ALBERTA New Telephone Number Is 3276533 A LOVEW LITTLE COAT WITH A FUR COLLAR IN BECKETTiS AN11 Wl1 THE COLD WEATHER COMIST ON AN1 SHIVERIN1 WILL SET VER SULLY SAYS By Pat Sullivan there Is a Santa Where have I heard that before Now I remem It was Jack Kent Cooke when he guaranteed Joe Frazier and the other guy two and one half million dollars each if they would step into the ring at Madi son Square Garden He didnt even make it they had to All they have to and they lyill do as they please Monday is put on boxing gloves and fighting hot they have to be at least eight inches above the and they will put somewhere between eight and nine hundred thousand dollars in the Is Santa He has and I didnt think it was yet another farce of the socalled fight Frazier will step into the ring Monday evening to face Muhammad or is it Cassius All or is it the Louisville Lip Just who is it Who is this guy with vocal diarrhea that Frazier is to fight Some call him the greatest heavyweight Some say he cant take a punch but then no one has hit Regardless of what people say or think Cassius Clay or Muhammad take your did win the world championship by soundly beating everyone he Besides verbally trouncing his opponents he de feated them where it in the Take your the oddsmakers I made a choice and for the life of me I dont really know why but I have a feeling Frazier will do what no other fighter has been able to defeat The hunch came to me some time If I told you I followed the fight game closely I would be stretching the truth longer than Clays tongue but the feeling is still without a will be Clays toughest It could so to his moment of He has not fought a better opponent than Frazier and I dont believe he will beat Clay is frothing at the mouth with profound pre This would indicate that while his hands and movements have his tongue has He may be leaving the best part of his upcoming fight behind a Mondays fight will either be the best fight of the century or a bigger farce than Fraziers win over Bob The stage is I like and regardless of the both fighters will take home the biggest paycheck of their lives even if they waltz through 15 rounds to the Bye Bye Five million has flown your Lethbridge Sugar Kings are on the road this week end as the Alberta Junior Hockey League playoffs get under The locals are in Edmonton to face the Maple Leafs in one semifinal round while Red Deer Rustlers and Calgary Cougars suit up against each other in the leagues remaining Both are a bestofseven The Sugar who finished second to Red Deer during the regular should sideline the The Kings have been playing the soundest hockey of the season of so much so that coach John Chapman hasnt had to lose his it can be may get a chance to blow his top in only true Chapman No one has said it but the way the Alberta Junior Hockey League has been run this year it wouldnt surprise me any if the announcement was made that should Red Deer lose to Calgary there would be an addi tional playoff between the winner of the Sugar King Leaf series to see who ventures further along the playoff If you didnt know it Calgary cannot ad vance past the league playoffs due to overage play This sets up a beautiful situation for the winner of the LeafSugar King If Calgary stops the and I believe they the survivor of the other playoff is automatically I wonder if Alf coach of the Rustlers and a figurehead in the league hasnt had sec ond thoughts about the way the Rustlers finished in first place the Kings will be home next weekend and with any luck at all in the northern could up a berth in the league final in the friendly confines of the Lethbridge gether with five wins and five WRESTLING EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM MARCH 8 CAN THE INCREDIBIE ENGLISHMAN DO IT ABDULLAH THE BUTCHER vs LES THORNTON BOB SWEETAN vs BOB LUECK Tomasso and Sullivan vs Ruhl and Pacchlana Peller vs Kroffat Hayes vs Pirie CFL Allstar Big John Helton vs Stirling Gaylord ADMISSION Box Office Open 7 Watch STAMPEDE WREiTtING on CJIHTVI Newfoundland and Prince Ed ward Island had identical Nova Scotia and New Brunswick each had three wuu and seven while Quebec wound up on the bottom with a M Play was halted for 15 min utes in another of a series of freak happenings that have haunted the championship when a general power failure hit Quebec The blackout lasted 15 utes and by the time power wai some of the more hu morous skips had found suffi cient light from an auxiliary power unit to alter the score boards with some scores that were fantastic considering they had played only three or four STORM FORCED CHANGE There were three r o u n d i played Friday instead of after a blizzard had forced poneinent of a scheduled Thurs day night It was the first time in the history of Uie cham pionship that a round had to bo postponed to the following Tetley appeared tired and to secure Friday night against Prince Edward Island four He had drawn the first round bye and was appearing in his 10th straight while Ready had enjoyed the Friday afternoon He was repeatedly short on vital draw shots and inaccurate with several takeout on the other just kept plugging away and was never in serious trouble The only previous defeat Northern Ontario had suffered was a fourthround loss to Pick SPORTS FANS by GARY KIRK KIRKS TIRE SALES Many hockey fanl today dont realize that hockey games were not always play I ed In three 20minute perlodi Until when ths rule wai hockey I played In two 30minute I I Heras a little oddity from golf The Open lost I year was won by a Tony the Brit I ish Open 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