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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, March 22, 1973 THE lETKBWDGE HERALD It Record soccer payoff LONDON (AP) -Colin Carruthers, a 24-year-old mo- torcycle mechanic, washed his oily hands today, put on a jacket and tie and collected the biggest cheque in the his- tory of Britain's football pools, The win made ham a dollar millionaire overnight. World heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman presented the cheque in pounds sterling, the equivalent of The previous record amount, also this year, was Carruthers, a bachelor from the little Scottish town of Kirkintilloch, lives with his widowed mother in a state- subsidized house and works in his uncle's garage in Glas- gow, fixing defective mo- torcycles. He described him- self as "motorcycle daft." One of his first buys, the new millionaire said, will be "a powerful motorcycle." Millions of people play the football pools each week, in- vesting as little as a half 1.2 as many pounds as they like, They try to select the scores of soccer matches that will end in draw's, selecting from the list of dozens of matches every Saturday. Normally a winner has to pick eight draws correctly Often more than one bettor has eight and the prize is split. Last Saturday there were only seven draws and Carru- thers had picked them all, the the only bettor to do so. At first he thought seven would not be enough and didn't even both to contact Littlewoods, the pools company that col- lects the bets, and makes the payout. Then he took a second look. "My uncle and I raced around to try and find a phone and finally tele- grammed Liltlewoods from the police he said. Tanzania claims Uganda broke peace pact Aphid Ouster CAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania Reuler) Tension between 'anzania and Uganda appears o be reaching a new peak fol- owing an accusation by Tan- zania that Uganda has moved troops into the demilitarized border zone between the two countries. Tanzanian Foreign Minister John Malecela told a news con- ference Tuesday night Tanzania had formally handed informa- tion on the alleged violation of last autumn's Mogadishu peace agreement between the two neighboring East African statet to the Somali ambassador as representative of tha mediating power. Prince Igor has no taste. Cigarette Sam? John Hasek of Fredericton, N.B., offers cigarette package to pet monkey, Sam, at the International Commission of Control and Supervision compound at Priori Rang, Sam wasn't interested in the offer. ____ Prince Igor is vodka. 'Pure vodka. Without a flicker of taste or color, or scent. A prince of a vodka. Have the Prince over tonight. META- SYSTQX-R insecticide When Tale-appeari ng or migrating aphids move Wo your potato fields, give them a smack in tfiei r suckers withMETA-SYSTOX-R insecticide. Quick cleanup Absorbed into sap stream through leaves Systemic activity provides longer coniro! Controls aphids resistant to chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides For economical, effective control of aphids, spray with META-SYSTOX-R Spray Concentrate. Order from your supplier now. to you antf nature. CHEMAGRO LIMITED 77CilyCentreDrivo Mississaugua, Ontario UNIROTAL 4-PLY NYLON BEAL VALUE AT EACH Size BlackwaU OTHER SIZES AND WHITEWALL AT COMPARABLE PRICES. Laredo is best known as "the original rain tire" because of Its performance on wet pavement, and dry! 4 lull plies nylon construction 7-rib. deep traction-slotted tread 4048 traction cuts minimiza aquaplaning Recessed whilewall or blackwaU UNIRQYAL LOOK FOR THSE GREAT BUYS NOW AT THE FOLLOWING UNIROYAL TIRE DEALERS: KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD.' LETHBRIDGE 162] 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5985 TABER 6201 50th Ave. Phone 223-3441 FERNiE, B.C. Phone 423-7746 BARTON MOTORS PICTURE BUTTE LARSON'S TIRE SHOP FORT MACLEOD HARRY'S TIRE SERVICE CLARESHOIM ALCAN SERVICE STATION 1313 M.M. Drive, S. LETHBRIDGE ROY-AL SERVICE CENTRE 1813 M.M. Drive, UTHBR1DGE ;