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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE TRAP CLUB will hold an .Easter ham shoot Sunday starting at I p.m. The shoot is open to anyone and spectators are welcome. The snack bar will be open during the day. Initial entry o! Jive squads will .give non winner a free ham. Could be some sliffer competition developing at the local club. Dr. Duncan Brown shot a 25 x 25 last weekend. His wife is an ardent shooter also. With Bob Hobbs of Calgary here on weekends to help run the newly opened Lethbridge Plainsman in downtown Lethbridge, competition should get even keener if Bob decides to take up shooting here. He is one of the better shots in Calgary. AND, THE EARLY BIRDS are back in southern Alberta. There's perhaps nothing quite like the honk of the big Canadas to announce the arrival of spring. It's a pleasing sound to bird watchers anil the Canada is among the first birds heralding the arrival of the new season. Unlike most other birds, the Can- ada mates for life. Bald and golden eagles follow a similar pattern. Our spring watch has so far revealed gophers, Canadas, swans, various ducks, killdeer, avocets, blackbirds, robins and meadowlarks. This doesn't mean however, that we shouldn't still be expecting some blustery weather. These spring blows can come up rather suddenly and leave equally as fast. Depending on temperatures and wind direction, they're bound to leave snow or rain behind. Nevertheless, spring is here by the calendar and the migration patterns of the birds. LAW S.J. RES. J. 117 authorizes the president of the U.S. to proclaim the fourth Saturday in each September as National Hunting and Fishing Day throughout Hie country. The date, reported on favor- ably by a special senate committee, was promoted by the National Wildlife Federation. It is to recog- nize the aesthetic values, health and recreation vir- tues of hunting and fishing. The special date was passed by the senate without amendment. NATIONAL WILDLIFE WEEK In Canada this year is about a month away. The bill, or act Parliament, annually sets the week aside on which April 10, falls. The act is in tribute to the late Jack Miner. Sole purpose of the week is strictly educational. Loading sportsmen clubs and natural history soci- eties, such as the Jack Miner Foundation, is asking the schools, teachers, priests, preachers, rabbis and service clubs to teach and preach on Canada's great outdoors. April 10, was the birthday of the late Jack Miner. AGRICULTURAL WASTES make a larger con- trihution by far to the pollution of a river than do municipal wastes, according to Dr. Douglas Wallace at the University of Iowa. Using systems analysis techniques, he found that farm runoff during rainfall caused serious depressions in dissolved oxygen levels In a river, with the effects of municipal and indus- trial wastes being negligible. Farm run-off was found to affect the reaches of a river as long as SO miles for periods up to 24 hours. Now, cfan't forget: Ihe takes in southern Alberta are breaking up very nicely. Could bt any time that you may be into a whopping catch. Minor hockey Ewald Granson and Dan Kurgwall each scored twice as the Maroons belted the Cana- dians 6-1 in Bantam A action Thursday. Tony Meli and David Bouras- sa added singles for the win- ners while Ron Buchesne re- plied for the Canadians. Scott MacLennan fired home a goal in each period as the Nuggets upended the Seals B-2 in Bantam play. Darryl Ferguson and Henry Baitel added two each for the Nuggets. Steven Michel notched a solo marker. Don Welts and Tony Simioni accounted for the Seals' mark- ers, The Labor Club Bees trimmed tho Stampeders 3-1 in Midget playoff action. Leroy Pavan, Lome Osmond and Peter Wenzel scored for the Bees. David Dogterom averted a shutout for the Stam- peders. Lethbridge Sash and Door AND SERVICES WINOSHIEIDS INSULATED SEALED PICTURE WINDOWS PLEXIGLAS MIRRORS GLASS ALL TYPES ALUMINUM STORE FRONTS if AlUMINUM DOORS AND WINDOWS ARISTOCRAT WOOD WINDOWS ARISTOCRAT WOOD CUPBOARDS and CABINETS ALUMINUM SIDING and AWNINGS GARAGE DOORS ond HARDWARE BLACKBOARDS ond TACKBOARDS HARDWOOD and SOFTWOOD LUMBER PLYWOODS LETHBRIDGE Scots drop into second pkicc Friday, March 14, 1972 THE UTVWRIDGl HERALD Manitoba rink rolling along GARMISH PAIITEN- KIRCHEN (CP) Thursday was a routine day in the world curling championship in this West German resort for Orest Meleschuk of Winnipeg, but Alex Torrancc of Scotland prob- ably wishes he'd stayed in bed. ROD TAYLQH Athletic award for Rod Taylor U was a big day recently for Rod Taylor of HiUspring. Taylor, who pitched for the fjethbridge Miners base- ball team the past two sum- mers, was the recipient of the "Outstanding College Athlete ol America Award at Whitworth College in Spokane, Wash. According U> reports Taylor, the son of Mr. and lira. John Taylor of Hillspring, was pre- sented with the award for his contributions to the athletic pro- gram of the college. The award, it states pre- sented to person who has made exceptional contributions to the alhlettc program of their school, on and of[ the playing field, and for extraordinary ath- letic achievements." Other criteria for the award Include athletic ability, leader- ship, scholastic and community service. Taylor Is a graduate of the Cardston High School and help- ed lead the Miners to two pro- vincial championships while a member of the team. Resolution designed by NBA, ABA NEW YOBK (AP) A reso- lution designed to stop players from jumping between the Na- tional Basketball Association and the American Basketball Association was adopted by the NBA's board of governors Thursday. Commissioner Walter J. Ken- nedy said that at a special meeting of the governors, it was decided that a player signing with an NBA team after leaving an ABA club would not be al- lowed to until the validity of his old contract had been de- termined by the courts. Kennedy said such court tests for contracts "could very well take a long time." He said that from now on "a player couldn't ?lay while decisions were still pending." Jim McDaniels recently left I Carolina of the ABA and signed with Seattle of the NBA, and Charlie Scott jumped from Vii Melcschuk skipped his Mani- toba rink to two consecutive vic- same thing he's been doing since Tuesday--to keep Canada in first place with a 6-0 record. But Torrance, a squat Scot with an accent as broad as the heather, lost to Switzerland tiie United States to drop bac inlo a second-place tie wit Manfred Raederer of West Ger many. "It's a dark day mut tered the unhappy Tcrrancc after he blew shots In the final end of both games to lose. "I've nae been curling well at all. The Canadians, meanwhile rolled along like four happj tourists, easily downing Ger many 9-4 in the fifth round and Sweden 8-6 in the evening draw "No pressure, no pressure a said Meleschuk, 32 We've got the weight we've got (he only problem is staying up for each game." FEAR LETDOWN There is a danger that the Ca nadians might go flat and Me lesctmk is concerned going into the final round. The top four teams in ttw eight-country round-robin play off in a single event Saturday, "We've got to curl hard for those last two games. Winning tlie round robin with a 7-0 mark doesn't mean anything If wa blow it Saturday." And the onus is on Ihe Mani- toba rink. Canada has won the world curling championship 11 times since 1959 and has not losl the title since 1967. The Meleschuk rink Is two games up on the field going into today's last draw. Germany and Scotland have 4-2 marks while Bob La Bonte of the U.S. and Peter AUdnger of Switzerland are 3-3. Pierre Boan of France and Norway's Khut Bjaaneas are out of it with 2-4 records whila Kjell Oscarius of Switzerland is 0-6. CANADA PLAYS SCOTLAND Canada plays Scotland today while the U.S. meets Sweden Germany goes against Norway and France plays Switzerland. Meleschuk was obviouslj head and. shoulders above Ger- many and Switzerland Thurs day, beating Raederer 9-4 and Oscarius 8-6. "What these Europeans need Is a good said Canadian third Dave Romano. "They lii' w-ell enough and most know how to draw, but as for strategy you can forget it." Torrance was talking to him- ;elf after his two games Thurs- day. He blew two open draws In the fifth round to lose 8-7 to Al- tinger in an extra end, and then missed an open takeout in the final end against the U.S. to go down 5-4. France whipped the U.S. 10 3 in the fifth round and Norway edged Sweden 4-3. In the evening. Norway downed France 8-3 and Germany beat Switzerland 9-5. Slander plans KO for Frazier OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Ron Jtander will win the world icavyweight championship by mocking out Joe Frazier here Uay, 25, Bon Slander said Thursday. "The fight won't go K said the 27-year-old Council Bluffs, Iowa, fighter. "I'm going to knock him out." The fight, first world title match in Nebraska history, was giru'a of (he ABA to Phoenix of ormally announced at a news the NBA. Kennedy said their new contracts would be consi- dered valid by the board, "but no further contracts would be approved." The commissioner also an- nounced that the board had ap- proved a request to move the Cincinnati franchise to Kansas City. The new team will play In Ihe Midwest Division, while Houston will move into the Cen- tral Division. High schoolers planning rodeo A general meeting of (he Al- berta High .School Ilodeo Asso- ciation is slated for Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Elbow at Calgary (located across from the, stampede in Memberships in the associa- tion are available by contacting Darcy Byer, Box 1146, Clares- holm. The newly formed associa- tion is moving into high gear and has scheduled their first rodeo for May 28 at the St. Mary's School I Reserve. on the, Blood conference which was not at- tended by Frazier. Slander's manager, Dick No- land, said he expects the fight will gross approximately Promoters of the fight said the title match will he broad- cast live by the TVS Television Network of New York City on home television throughout the United States and carried to other part.s of the world via sat- ellite. Irwin Rose, representative of TVS, said Frazier will receive a guarantee of from TVS and Noland said Frazier will re- ceive 40 per cent of the live gate in addition to the television guarantee, Noland said Slander will re- ceivo 20 per cent of the live gale. Slander has a 23-1-1 profes- sional record. He has scored tfi knockouts in a three-year pro career, and his only loss came at the hands of Reco Brooks of Phoenix, Ariz. Frazier stopped Terry Daniels in the fourth round of a Jan. 15 title fight in New Orleans the night before tho Super Bowl, That was the champion's first fight since March 8, 1971, when bo outpointed Muhammad AIL Fisher wins mixed crown THUNDER BAY, Ont. (CP) The only thing left to decide in the Canadian mixed curling championship is how the also- rans will finish. Trev Fisher and his Coqul- tlam, B.C., foursome captured the 1972 championship Thursdav despite an llth-round loss to Al Baldwinson of Winnipeg, 7-6 in an extra end. New Brunswick knocked off Prince Edward Island and Quebec eliminated Aiberta in ilth-round play. The losses meant that no rink could catch British Columbia with Us record of nine wins and one loss with only one game to play. All other rinks have at least :hree losses. Andre Emond of Montreal nipped Tom Stobbs of Spring- bank, Alia., 10-9 in an extra end and John Clark of Frederic ton N.B., knocked off Bob Dillon's "harlotletown, P.E.f., rink 9-5. Al Delmage of Yellow-knife, N.W.T., Alberta and Quebec nave seven wins and three .osses, and will be battling for ihe number-two spot in today's final round. MOST QUEBEC WINS Tho seven wins are the most ever recorded by a Quebec rink in a national muted competition. Thursday's 12lh round saw Al- berta beat Dal Kings of North Bay, the Northern Ontario resentalive, 8-6, Quebec edged Prince Edward Island 6-5, Mani- toba beat Tom Gushing of To- ronto 7-4, Roger Anholt o! Moose Jaw, Sask., beat Don SmiUi of Truro, N'.S. 9-6, and New Brunswick beat Jim Gushue of St. John's, Nfld., 10-4. YOU DRUNKEN IT'S JUST-THAT BEI 3ED, IK THE WRONG HOUSE, IN THE WTONG "JWT. MAKE? IT A BIT WOR N3T1CEA31. I'M NO THAN USUAL, Five tied for first NEW ORLEANS (AP) "It's be Alberta vs. Brjlkh Columbia, Illon' Nlcklaus sa'd of his Northern Ontario vs. Quebec', decision to quit smoking. Nova Scotia vs. Manitoba, On- tario vs. New Brunswick, Sas- katchewan vs. Northwest Terri- tories. "It's ioo bad, we had to win it (his Fisher said after his loss to Baldwinson. "Especially since my rink curled so well throughout the week. "I don't know exactly what It was, maybe we were getting tired. That must have had some effect, But the pressure was also building, and I know I felt it in those early ends." ALS SIGN' PLAYERS MONTREAL (CP) Mont- real of the Canadian F o o t b a Tl League announced Thursday they have signed an import linebacker and a Cana- dian defensive halfback for Its coming season. They are Bob Witlenbcn, a 23-yoar-old lineb acker from Central Connecticut State Col- lege, and Rick Kaupp of the But the hard-hitting dominant figure on the pro golf tour this year smiled and added: "It's no big thing. go and on all the time. "I just quit yesterday. I de- cided it was the thing to do for the Masters. I find my nerves better if I'm not smoking." Nicklaus, the game's all-time leading money winner and the only two-time champion this season, made the comments Thursday after firing a six-un- 66 (o move into a live- way He fnr first place in the Greater New Organs open golf tournament. He was tied with Billy Casper, veteran Mason Rudolph, Bunky Henry and Bob Payne. Over half the field of 147 matched or bettered par. CAMM'S SHOESl ore pleated to onnounte Hint Ihey have been ap- pointed exclusive dealer In Letlibridge (or fomotii DACKS SHOES for MEN -DACK'S BESPOKE SHOES Highsil qualify linco 1834 -DACK'S BOND STREET MacU In England See them now al CAMM'S 403 5th STREET iSHOESl You're looking at the cockpit of a Celica ST. The hot little hardtop from Toyota. The Celica is a car you'll want to drive just for the pure pleasure of it all. And the Celica has it all. Luxurious interior. Full instrumentation. Powerful 2 litre O.1I.C. engine. In fact once you've seen it you'd expect it to have a long list of costly options. Instead it has a long list of standard equipment in- cluding radial tires and an radio. Ft looks like one of those high perform- ance cars. But it doesn't cost iike one. Surprising as if "may seem, the Celica ST costs less than And that's for everything, isn't surprising you couldn't guess what it is. Now that you know, drive a Celica ST and really be surprised. TOYOTA omi: ETHBR1DGE .Toyota cars are sold and serviced from coast to coast in Canada and throughout the world. CARDSTON I MILK RIVER ITABER Wolff Son Toyota I Madge Equipment Ltd.I Kenway Toyota I Box 760 T.I. Box Til. 647-3838, Box 1001 T.I. 223-3434 ;