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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Swedes Held To Draw By Czechs Russians Appear Cinch To Win World Crown STOCKHOLM (CP) Russia has taken a one-point lead over Sweden in the world hockey championships with only Uiree games lo play, and is strongly favored to gain another victory today. The powerful Russians downed East Germany 7-1 Tues- day while Sweden, which had been tied with the world cham- pions for the lead, fought to a 2-2 standoff with Czechoslova- kia. Finland beat Poland 4-0 in the other match. The champions today meet last-place Poland, which has yet to win a game in the champion- snips, partly because o! a sieve-like defence that has al- lowed 49 goals in seven games. Czechoslovakia plays East Ger- many in today's second game. Afier seven games for each team, the Soviet Union leads with 12 points from six victories and a single loss. The Swedes, ANDY CAPP THERE'S ONE THAT'S WHAT A MAN NEEbS -A LITTLE Flood Granted Earlier Trial NEW YOHK (AP) Curt Flood's application for an early trial in his federal court suit against baseball's reserve clause has beta granted, Dick Moss, attorney for the Major League Baseball Players Asso- ciation, said Tuesday. .Moss said Federal Judge Irv- ing Ben Cooper granted lire ap- plication nfler hearing argu- ments in his chambers from Denny Loses Furniture PONT1AC, Mich. (AP) Sus- pended pitcher Denny McLain's furniture is scheduled to be auc- tioned April 7 to satisfy a gov- ernment claim of S9.4GO for de- linquent income tnxes. The McLain, pitcher with De- troit Tigers, won 55 games over the last two American Leagii seasons, has been having recur rent financial difficulties and curronlly is under suspension from baseball while commis Rome Kuhn invest igatCo his possible connections wit gambling activities. Kifty-thrce pieces of furniture including e.n organ (hat orig rally cost were seized b Internal Revenue Servic agents at McLain's home suburban SouthficM March 13. McLain faces a scries of cm suits in connection with allege overdue including one fo1 rent on the home from whic the furniture was taken. Lane ing and parking fees for his air piano also are the subject of suit. lood's attorneys former Su- rcme Court justice Arthur ioMberg, and nine lawyers rep- esenting baseball. Judge 'coper Indicated Flood would et a trial dale within the next wo or three weeks. Moss, who represents the layers group which is backing "locd in his effort lo topple the ong-slanding reserve clause, aid the ruling means the 32- outfielder "has won the ccond inning of his lawsuit." Moss said there was strong ipposilion from the baseball at- orneys to an early trial date. Flood, who brought suit after wing-dealt from tha St. Cardinals to the Philadelphia in the Richie Allen rnde, lost an earlier inning in court when Judge Cooper refused his request for a tempo- rary injunction against the re- serve system which would have made him a free agent. Flood has stated he does not intend to play baseball again until the suit is settled. The start of the 1970 season is two weeks away. the only team to beat the Rus- sians, liave 11 points, the Czechs nine and Finland eight. Easl Germany and Poland are last in points wilh one each from a tie in a game against each other, SWEDEN VS Ul'SSIA? Should the Swedes avenge then: earlier defeat by the Finns when they met again Thursdaj and the Russians repeat las week's victory over Czechoslo- vakia on results that widely expected the championship will be de- cided in the last match of the tournament next Monday be- tween Sweden ar.d Russia. Czechoslovakia dominated the play for much of Tuesday's cru cial game with Sweden. The game ended with three players in the penally box arx Swedish skipper Ulf also carried t the dressing room on a stretcher after1 a briet free-for all in (lie last seconds. Sterner had collided wit] Czech goaltender Validimir Dzurila and received a stick in :hc stomach from a defender Bjoern Palmqvist, who gav Sweden the lead in the 13th min ute of the game, rushed up aa received a straight left fron Dzurila, whereupon a genera mclce broke out. Sweden had appeared on Its way to a second victory over the Czechs after Stig Johansson scored from a Sterner pass wit five minutes to play in th game. Two minutes later, ho; ever, Jan Hcbaty of Czechosl vakia scored to make it 2-2. LEAD WIPED OUT Earlier, Stanislav Fryl ha wiped out Sweden's one-goa lead with a shot from clos range midway through the sec ond period. In another development Tues day, the International Ic Hockey Federation decided 1 ask Olympic, authorilies to 1 winter sports-governing bodi make up their own minds aboi who is an amateur and who is professional. The federation, meeting In Stockholm, approved a resolu- tion which, if accepted by the International Olympic Commit- tee in May, would almost cer- tainly mean that Canadian pro- fessionals would be able to take part in the annual world hockey championships. Cowboys Hold First Meeting o The Dallas Cow- boys fastball club will be hold- ing their re-organizational meet- ing tonight. Cowboys, who finished in sec- ond place last season in the Cal- gary Major Mens Fastball League will hold their meeting at seven o'clock at 1009 14lh Slrcct North. Anyone interested in the Cow- New Chapter Tops Field DONCASTER, England CAP) New Chapter won the Lincoln Handicap first horse race of (he year carrying the Irish' sweepstakes. Prince do Galles, the favorite, was second. Brootay was third. Hie race caused a flutter In 100 countries where Irish sweep- stakes tickets were sold. Ticket-holders who drew New Chapter won prizes of There were prizes of for holders of Prince de Galles tickets and for those who drew Drookway. New Chapter, carrying odds of 100 to 9, held off n strong late challenge by Prince de Galles and won by half a length. Prince de Galles was favorite at 9 to 4. Brookway was a 100- to-1 shot. Royal Smoke, an odds o( 18 to 1, was fourth. Sandy Barclay rode New Chapter to victory. Lester Piggolt, British cham pion jockey who rode Prince de Galles, filed a protest after the race that he was Impeded in the home stretch. Stewards oJ the race toys or in p'aying for the Dallas nounced they would hold an In is invited to this meeting. Iquiry. Former Montreal Coach Ailing 'Peahead' Walker Sick MONTREAL (CD Doughs Clyde U'oahcad) Walker has absent from lite Montreal football scene for n decade, but (lie legacy he left behind be- comes more apparent each day. Walter, who coached Mon- treal Aloiicllcs for eight seasons from 1932 through to the end of was reported in serious condition Tuesday in the inten- sive care unit of a Charlotte, K.C., hospital. II was Walker's second trip lo hospital this year arid while medical authorities did rot dis- close the nature of his his daughter, Mrs. Gwen Thomas, said "it's a combina- tion of things." She said her father Is "quite seriously ill." Waiter was head coach at! Wake Forest University from 1037 to 1S30 and look over the Als in 1S52. He stayed hero until his dismissal after the 1959 sea- son. He vas responsible for bring- ing such stars as quarterback Sam K tchevefry, end Red O'Quiiui, running back Pat Abruzri and Alex Webster here from teams in the United States. O'Quinn, after a successful tenure as genera! manager at Ollawa wilh the Rough Riders, this year assumed a similar position with the Als. Etcheverry, Walker's prize quarterback of tlw 19Ms, now is the Montreal club's head coach. Webster went (o New York Giants of. the National Football League and became head coac' with (lie club last season aftc an illustrious playing career i tha U.S. Another Walker find was shy farm boy from Rozelle Kan. That was Hal Patterson who wilh Montreal nnd TIami Ion Tiger-C.its of the Eastern Football Conference, cut a wid snath his pass-calchin fcals in Canadian football. Walker's 1852 cdilion of tb Als ended up out of the playoff but in 1933 Montreal won tr Eastern Conference, losing the Ticats in the playoffs, Ho took the Als to the Ore Cup in 1934-55-56, losing lo th then-powerful Kdmonton Ksi j nios of the Western Confcrenc I in all three years, Wednesday, Marth J5, 1979 THE LE1H8RIDGE HERALD IS Woofoo WS? I I rr j mmm Sfe tL Men's Dress Shirt Set Long sleeve, permanently pressed wilh its own color co-ordinated wide tie. Shirts are Docron-Cotton blend woven in fine stripes, wilh Windsor collar and double-button cuffs. Dark tones of Brown, Gold, Blue. 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