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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LAS VEGAS EXCURSIONS Priced from til a. Including ratum alrtere from Cetgery, 4 mwqr oirtrM. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL" CINTRI VILLAQIMAIL PHONE The Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, March Mweh 6, 1t74- THI LETHBHIDOE HERALD 21 UftkrMfiOfllciMmLtf. tt mppfcii MMbirMHi Alfcerte MMMfMtytM-Mii FILING CABINETS Pat Sullivan Joevanaszo, Krikke remain among top 10 in Alberta Junior I was going to do a quote and unquote piece Monday following the "Ed Bruchet Appreciation However, 1 decided to wait, and I'm glad I did. For those of you who missed the night of nostalgia I sympathize, to a degree. There were a lot of names I had no idea who the people were but someone must have. There was applause at the end of each name mentioned. It was great for me. I got to see guys I went to school with 15 years ago and haven't seen since. I also met some very fine people for the first time, but hopefully not the last. Mind you, after some investigating, I may have to bypass a very generous offer for some golf at Nelson this summer. Gus Adams, who looks Italian but says he's Greek, Mickey Maglio, who is Italian and says he is, and Seth Martin, who claims to be neither Greek nor Italian, invited me to stop and play some golf. Well, fellows, I'm not part mountain goat and secondly I'm not Rockerfeller. At the best of times I have trouble staying on the straight and narrow on a level golf course let alone one that is all hills. Besides that, I very seldom break 100. What would I do with guys who. are one and two handicappers. Maybe I can teach them some bottle pool. If you were at the gathering Saturday night you would have sat in on an exchange of pleasantries between Scotty Munro, owner coach of the Calgary Centennials of the Western Canada Hockey League and Rod Carey of the Medicine Hat Tigers of the same league. Munro, who had the misfortune of speaking first, took a shot at Jack Shupe, Tigers' coach. According to Munro, a coach is only as good as his players. That's why Shupe, the worst coach in hockey according to Munro, got to the Memorial Cup last year. Carey, in a surprising comeback, told Munro and the crowd that as soon as the calibre of the WCHL got better so would the Medicine Hat coaching staff. I thought bills only showed up at race meet time. I found out differently this past weekend. Ed Bruchet, the reason the people were on hand Saturday, always seemed to be on his last two dollars. At least that's the impression he gave his players. "Ed always had a said Vic Stasiuk. He would slip it to a player and tell him "spend it wisely, it's my last duece." The truth was out Saturday, Bruchet kept a roll of bills in his pocket. Knowing Ed, however, he went through all the dueces he had and then some. Monsignor Murray, who has been called everything but a prophet, came close Saturday night. The featured speaker, Monsignor Murray told the gathering what he considered, were the eight most famous words in hisjtory, as spoken by Winston Churchill. "Never, never, never give up. Never, never, never." He chuckled when he told the crowd Edward Heath should pay heed to those words. Heath resigned Monday. Murray, among other things, asked for a moment's silence in honor of Tim Horton, the veteran National Hockey League star who had passed away recently in a car accident. Since that time a portion of a column that appeared in the Los Angeles Times has been brought to my attention by another Ed Bruchet, a nephew to Ed. It has a little message for all of us I think so let me pass it on the way it appeared in the Times. She is 15, her father died a few years ago and "never had no respect for anyone 'cept Tim Horton." An anonymous, young hockey fan wrote that to the Buffalo Evening News about the death of Horton. The girl wrote she first met Horton after a Sabres' practice session and "first I was scared cuz he looked really strong and mean. But we got to talking and I told him I didn't have no father and he told me something I'll never forget. He said: Just becuz someone's left the earth doesn't mean they're dead. You're only dead if you're forgotten and not loved. If you still have a place for that person in your heart, they're still with you and will never be dead. They've only taken a trip, a long trip "I guess I've learned a lot from the girl continued. "But I never cried as hard as when I beared Horton went on that trip Wittchen all but locks up scoring race Captain Terry Wittchen of Red Deer Rustlers has all but locked up the scoring title with four games remaining in the Alberta Junior Hockey League schedule. Statistics released .Tuesday show Wittchen with 98 points 48 goals and 50 assists good for a nine point lead over teammate Brian Sutler, who has 39 goals and .50 assists. Rookie Jerry Bancks of Calgary Canucks is in third place with 77 points 44 goals and 33 assists. Ron Bourcier of Red Deer leads the goaltenders with a 3.18 goals against average. Brent McCracken of the Pass Red Devils leads in penalty minutes with 292. Edmonton Mets are the most penalized team minutes. Meanwhile eight players took care of the scoring as the Pass Red Devils whipped Lethbridge Longhorns 8-3 in a league game Tuesday night in Blairmore. Brian Grandfield, Stan Alstad, Bob Dittrich, Brent McCracken, Brent Sim, Wayne Turner, John Hawkins and Lyle Murray scored for the Red Devils, who led 2-1 after the first period and 4-1 after the second. Ken Klinkhammer, Ron Krikke and Al Dumont scored for the Longhorns, who were late in arriving for the game because of poor road conditions caused by a storm that sumped a foot of snow on the Blairmore district Tuesday. The Red Devils, who .took six of 11 minor penalties and one of two majors in the game, outshot the Longhorns 33-27. The pass played without coach John Chapman, who received, minor-injuries in a car train accident near Blairmore Monday. He was replaced by manager Dick Koentges. In Calgary Jerry Bancks scored three consecutive goals in the first period to lead Calgary Canucks to a 6-1 victory over Red Deer Rustlers. Dean Magee, Terry McFaul and Don Eastcott did the rest of Calgary's scoring as the Canucks carved out period leads of 3-0 and 4-1. Rod Pimm scored for the Rustlers, who took four of the game's 10 minor penalties and the lone major. Each team' had 42 shots on goal. In Druraheller Jim Bertram's goal at of the third period, his second of the game, gave Drumheller Falcons a 3-2 verdict over Edmonton Mets. Ron Rose scored the other Drumheller goal as the Falcons finally pulled away from the Mets after the teams Clipper Queens host provincial 'A' finals The Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Clipper Queens are probably getting a little nervous with the Alberta high school "A" girls' basketball championship finals just two days away. Eight teams will take part in the 1973-74 Alberta gals classic which will be staged at the LCI gymnasium Friday and Saturday. Joining the host Clipper Queens in the two-day modified double-knockout event will be E. P. Scarlett and Western Canada of Calgary, M E. LaZerte and St. Francis Xavier of Edmonton, Medicine Hat High School, Slettler and Grande Prairie. M. E. LaZerte and SteUler will open the tourney with a four o'clock match Friday afternoon and will be followed at with a tilt between E. P. Scarlett and Medicine Hat. Edmonton St. Francis will take on Calgary Western Canada at seven o'clock while .the final game of the firs! round will see the host Clipper Queens matching baskets with Grande Prairie at The consolation semi-finals are set to go at nine o'clock and Saturday morning white the championship semi- final encounters are slated for 12 o'clock noon and in the afternoon. The final three games of OK tourney will see the consolation final at three o'clock, the third place final at seven o'clock and the championship final at Meanwhile rumors have it that the host Clipper Queens. E. P. Scarlett, Western Canada. M. E. LaZerte and Grande Prairie could be the teams to beat in the annual playoffs. Here is a run-down of the co- favorites with the exception of the Clipper Queens. E. P. Scarlett Captured the 1973-74 Calgary "A" girls' basketball title. They had a league and playoff record of 18 wins and no losses and an over-ail record of 23 victories and two losses. Have lots of height with six girls or better. Lori Chizik and Dawna Korlgaard will lead their teammates in the weekend action. Both girls made the All-City team in Calgary this year. Western Canada Posted a 12-2 record in league play this season. Won the Lindsay Thurber tourney in Red Deer which included majority of teams from Calgary and Edmonton. Have a fairly tall team with five players 5'9" or better. Hold the second and fourth top scorers in the Calgary league this year in ftatfe Letts and Darlene Holomis respectively. Only sour point is that they have been beaten by both the Clipper Queens and E. P. Scarlett this season. M. E. LaZerte Finished the 1973-74 season undefeated with a 22-0 record. They blend a group of strong, aggressive players utilizing speed and rebounding. Earned a spot in the provincials by defeating Bonnie Doon 41-34 and St. Francis 49-30. Sherry Stevenson, who was one of the top scorers in the provincial finals last year will be back to haunt the teams again. GraDde Prairie Compiled an impressive 20-1 record this season. They walked away with three of four tourney titles this year and their only loss was to a college team from Prince George. The team possesses plenty of speed with a well- balanced attack. MATTHEWS INKS CASA GRANDE. Ariz. (AP> San Francisco Giants signed Gary Matthews to a 1974 contract Monday, leaving Garry Maddox as the only unsigned player on the baseball team's 34-man roster. Giant executive Jerry Donovan refused to disclose the terms of the contract with Matthews. had played on equal terms through a scoreless first period and a four-goal second frame. Bertram missed two chances for a third goal, hitting the goal post twice after Edmonton had pulled their goaltender hi a late bid to tie the game. Tony Lecuyer and Greg Topoliniski scored for the Mets, who were outshot 29-26. Drumheller took eight of 13 minor penalties and. one of two fighting majors, with Edmonton assessed a five minute butt ending sentence. THE TOP 10: 0 A Wittchen, RD 48 SO 98 Sutter, RD.............. 39 50 89 Bancks. C.............. 44 33 77 Joevenazzo, L 24 51 75 Bowles, RD............. 35 37 72 Zaparniuk. E............ 33 39 72 Krikke, L............... 38 32 70 Messier, E.............. 35 34 69 Mitchell, D.............. 29 39 68 Pushie, D 30 34 64 ANDY CARP The Herald Sports TALK IS BUT EXPECT MIRACLES; Calgary Cascade wins swim irteet Roundup of bowling CAPRI BOWL YBC JET GIRLS DOUG'S MUSIC SPORTS Patti Stanton 182. LoraLee Irene Lynde 272, Mary Mihalik 238, Burwash 167, Sherri Moriyama 148, Chris Ell 267 Maggie Oliver -KarenShearer 253, Elaine Tompkins 251, Marlene McKay 133, Sandra Praskacn 235, MargDyck 255. Agnes 'ferguson MacOonald 256, Dartene Heck 227, Zita Tinordi 227. FIRDAY MIXED Chris Guenther 234, Dale Pushor 258. Louis Lirette 236. BUI Cahoon 278, Wilf Lake 278. Angele Morrison 237. Louis Kimber 245, Frank Beekman 249, Ewald Zielke 269, Fran Beresnak 268. FRIDAY SCHOOLS JUNIORS Micnete Maclean 206. Mike Gerie 214, Patti Holmes 218, Mike Sharon 190, Sherry Heringer 219, Tom Miklos 215. Terry Hamilton 233 Malinda Hamilton 210, George Coulter 198. BANTAMS Kim Masson 198, Brad Kirschenman 205. Mark Sharon 148. Brent Carson 174, Linda Smith 161 Terry Kirschenman 262, Mark Gretzinger 176, Kelly Okamura 157. Kim Volden 155, Tom Heringer 157. YBC JET BOYS Duane Seibel 149, Kerry Swaren 149, Tommy Doyle 151, Dean Hovey 149. Stephen Craiggs 181, Jimmy Okamura 193. Kevin Chaki 149. Danny Svboda 158, Adev Ahluwalia 151, Jimmy Lawson 150. YBC BANTAM BOYS Don Tinordi 172. Ricky Woodman 187, Gerald Saccardo 198. Edwin Burwash 200, Mike Tolley 222, Gordon Atwood 197. Rod Korkosh 167. Faron Ellis 185. Mark Wright 199. Steven Keiver 166. Nadihe Poch 157, Margaret Smyke 172. Lee-Ann -TunstalL170. YBC BANTAM OIRLS Parri Shigeniro 162, Wanda Louey 167. Patti Miklos 175, Jan Baker 156, Kim Tolley 177, Pam Virostek 197, Cathy Hamilton 152. Cheryl Miyashiro 186, Susan Gelleny 162, Lori Chaki 168. YBC JRS. SRS. -Brenda Christie 261. Sandra Hamilton 251. Dartene Terry 288. Cherye Obermeyer 304 Leslie Killins 254, Ken Nagy 241. pavid Wells 243. David Wffits 283 Bill Todd 241, Harvie Pocza 249. Darryl Bailey 252, Duane Guzzi 243. YOUNQ ADULTS Darwin Romanchuk 294 Bill Todd 279, Ron Gretzinger 284 Ken Kurtz 2S1 Kim Kovacs 235 Linda Malcomson 239. Lori Palmarchuk 231, Nadine Kovacs 284 Brenda Coutts 231. Cindy Pedrini 219. SR. CITIZENS (MON.) Rose Nunweifer 358 Ruby Oseen 260, Katie Bernhart 240, Lit Holt 230, Jack Nunweller 282. Ben Evanson 279, Len Milner 249. Matt Bemhart 273 Fred Wardman 236. Jack Stacey Slim Berry 235. Frank Bemhart 236. KNIQHTS OF COLUMBUS Berniece Pavan 288. Shirley Herttein 264. Mary Wishnevski 252 Wllma Valer 274 Laural Blesetti 266. Joe Heathcote 253. Mark Neilson 251. Lindsay Hamabata 303 Shinob Tanaka 270 AH Pedrini 270, Pete Berthiaume 267. The Calgary Cascade Swim Club had their hands full but still managed to walk away as the top swim club in a five- team swim meet staged at the. Civic Centre Pool over the weekend. The Lethbridge Amateur Swim Club hosted the weekend meet which featured some of the top swimmers in Southern Alberta and Eastern British Columbia. Joining the Cascade and LASC included the Lethbridge Y Stingrays, Calgary Foothills Swim Club and the Cranbrook, B.C. Swim Club. The Cascade Swim Club proved to be the best over-all team by accumulating 501 points and carted home the I.O.O.F. trophy for their efforts. The I.O.O.F. of Lethbridge sponsored the weekend event. Calgary Foothills Swim Club placed second behind the Cascade with 465 points while the LASC followed in third with 419 points. Fourth place went to the Stingrays with 329 po-nts and the Cranbrook contingent finished last with 88 points. Robbie Tietz of the LASC was the top boys' 10 and under competitor as he racked up three first place finishes. Teammate Lori Lavkulik was the best girls' 11 and 12 years of age swimmer with two first and a second while Marilyn Van Dyk, who is also a LASC member picked up a first and two seconds. Mark Babick of the LASC fared well swimming in the boys' 11-12 class as he chalked up two firsts and a second while Ted Hansen of the Y Stingrays led the boys' 13 and 14 division with a pair of firsts and a second. Mary Hughes of the Y Stringrays was hot for her club in the senior group with two victories while Gordon Syme of the LASC also shone in the senior class with two wins. Meanwhile other members of the LASC, who managed to earn a first place finish during the weekend included Russell Syme, Sharon Sekiya, Tim Meyers, Shirley Van Dyk. Other first place finishers for the Y Stingrays were Carrie Hughes, Calvin Koskowich and Marlene Coulter. Jackson undecided OTTAWA (CP) Russ Jackson says he'll decide in a day or two whether to come out of retirement and play quarterback for Toronto Northmen of the World Football League. "There'll be no future Jackson said Tuesday. "I have their offer and it's up to me. "I'm not going to drag on though I'll make up my mind in the next day or so and that'll be it." Jackson, considered one of the finest quarterbacks in Canadian football, retired in. 1969 after leading Ottawa Rough Riders to their second consecutive Grey Cup victory. SveGash AUTOMOTIVE CENTRE SPECIAL FIBERGLASS BELTED POLYESTER CORD Mockwofli 14 (7351 SI 44 more block-olU F78-141775) SI.44 mote in lizet f 78-14 (7751 block-oil, G78-14I825) hHewolU J .44 J76-1S 18851 only 178 IS ess MM MIltACE GUAIANtttO MILES OR 36 MONTHS OUT UMT 7I.7S 37, 171 in Iwrgloi atom in Deep ditti fffntn 14" emd 15" con. No E COLLEGE SHOPPING MALL 2025 Mcyor IF YOU TAKE AWAY OUR LOW PRICES YOU'VE GOT A REGULAR DEPARTMENT STORE ;