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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 26, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 - THI 1ITHIRID0I HIRAID - Friday, March U, FOR FANCY FOOTWORK - Former middleweight champ Rocky Groziono, left, ad-mires high boots worn by heavyweight champion Joe Frazier Thursday during a press conference held in New York. Frazier'* appearance at the conference helped to quiet rumors he was either dead or in serie>us condition. Apperas at press conference Joe Frazier is alright NEW YORK (AP) - Heavy-weight champion Joe Frazier walked into someone else's news conference Thursday night and said: "It gives me a great pleasure to be here after my funeral." Frazier, who bas been in a Waladelphia hospital for 10 days, referred to rumors which had Frazier in serious condition or even dead. Frazier arrived at a news conference called to announce a fight-of-the-month telecast which will be launched April 24 with a title fight between Ray Anderson and light-heavyweight champion Bob Foster in Tampa, Fla. Frazier said be drove Ander- Bowling scores LBNDALt BOWL BOISE CASCADE Dave Waddell 300; Judy Harnack MS (447); Fred Klever 215; Gerry ItIon 227; Rick Wyatt 288; Sandy Mc-Cready 259; Francis Larsele 307; Paul-fte Glnsley 253; Sill Geddy 231; Cyril Mee* 237. SENIOR CITIZENS H. C. Brown 252 ( 703); Jim Sfaeey Ml; Henry Brown 231; Bill Riley 204; Fred Beard 178; Fred Woodman 200; Andy Allison 194; Betty Murtland 226; Sid Jones 173; Irene Seaman 127; Henry Myres 186. CIVIL SERVICE Tony Boousky 293 (753) Ken Swer-en 2W (718) John Erlckson 296 (768); Law Mills 293 ( 748); George Epp 251 (7)9); Bill Hlauke 253 ( 700); Willie Slegel 243; Harry Garrlck 276; Blair Hunt 248; Lena Moore 3*6 (675); Edna Todd 266; Tom Archbold 281. I.O.F. . Robin Wheeldon 277 (767); Marie Smith 276 (739); Sandy Scattergood 250 (714); Casey Vanveen 266 ( 716); Mary Ann Robinson 293 (718); Ron Kaiakoff 273; Jim Petrunla 263; Its Tanaka 243; Tony Bogusky 235; Leona Pedrlnl 236 (652); Rhea Beekman 255; John Vendenburg 270; Chuck Ober 237. DOUGS Sally Trone 260 (722); Bev Spence 276 (719); Irene Lynde 239 (661); Vera NIcholls 283 ( 681); Jean Passey 233 (656); Alice Kolibas 227; Judy Harnack 233; M, Oliver 219; B. Fabbie 236; Sandra McCrady 261; Sandy Scattergood 253; M. Mlhalik 243. V.B.C. BANTAM Carol Calhoun 215 (429); Cindy Ped-ririi 216 (425); Ken Nagy 219 ( 369); David Wells 203 ( 381); Brent Anderson 207 ( 380); Debbie Anderson 231 (385); Doug Vogt 226 (335); David Wilks 211; Debbie Urban 165; Sher-lene Brooks 177 (327); Brian Jackson 222 (366); Tom Morrison 210 (330). Y.B.C JUNIOR AND SENIOR David Urban 283 ( 483); Kelly Vay-kovick 213 ( 404); Rod Barnett 253 (416); Kalle Pedrinl 206 ( 405); Debbie Calhoun 200 ( 372); Adella Bessellng 199 ( 386); Brooke Culley 210 (351); Wendy Sera 198; John Barredough 195; Clayton Woo 194; Barry Niedermier 193; Irene Soiekely 187. C.P.R. SOCIAL Doug Pedersen 243 (426); P. Ainon 237 ( 439); Bob Slndar 250 (426); P. Gaetz 224 (445); Fil Ober 228 (425); Jamie Johnston 321 (430); Bob Anderson 239 ( 431); J. Matchett 223 (407); T. Oseckl 238 (405); Dan Dubinskl 313 ( 409); Orley Corney 361 (414); Doug Young 334 (574). rMoore's Esso Service Cor. 3rd Ave. and Mayor Magrath Driv rive DRIVE IN HERE FOR TOP AUTO SERVICE. GET THE BEST FOR YOUR CAR. SEE YOU SOONI WE NEVER CLOSE OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY! HEADQUARTERS FOR;  IMPERIAL OIL PRODUCTS  STEREO TAPES  ATLAS PRODUCTS  PROPANE  UVE BAIT MOORE'S ESSO SERVICE Corner 3rd Avenue and Mayor Magrath Driv* Phone 327-1046 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. licensed Mechanic On Duty Monday thru Friday. son from Philadelphia and that he comes and goes from the hospital as he pleases. "I'm in the hospital to rest," said Frazier. "If I go home, I get calls and everything.'' The champion said he will be released officially from the hospital Saturday and added that his blood pressure is normal. Frazier was scheduled to return to the hospital Thursday night. Earlier in the day, Frazier get a pass from the hospital to go to New York to see his musical group perform. Frazier received the OK for the 90-mile trip after his doctor, James C. Giuffre, said the champion Is recovering from "athlete's kidney." Frazier, who is the star of a musical group known as The Knockouts, won't perform. He'll just watch. He is scheduled to return to the hospital for final tests before being discharged. Dr. Giufrre said the ailment is brought on by a combination of physical and psychological pressure which in turn affects the blood pressure. Dr. Giuffre has been treating Frazier since March 15, seven days after he outpointed Muhammad Ali in 15 rounds in Madison Square Garden. The doctor said athlete's kidney is not uncommon among swimmers, basketball players, boxers and runners. Dr. Giuffre said Frazier's condition was not connected with his fight against Ali. He explained that athlete's kidney can develop from forced bending and straining back muscles around the kidneys. The condition was not connected with the fight because there were no body blows to the kidneys. Americans pushed into last place Russians meet Swedes in key battle BERN, Switzerland (CP) -The Soviet Union, aiming for its ninth straight world hockey championship, takes on Sweden today in a key battle of unbeaten teams in this year's competition. Both the Soviet Union and Sweden have records of three victories and one tie going into today's game but the Soviet Union leads the standings in the s i x -t e a m double round-robin tournament with a better record of goals for and against. The Russians have scored 32 goals and given up eight. The Swedes have an 18-10 goals for-against record. In today's other game, third-place Finland plays fourth-place Czechoslovakia. After today's matches, the teams move to Geneva for the second phase of the tournament which ends April 3. In Thursday's only game, West Germany clobbered the United States 7-2 to take over fifth place. The U.S. is last. The Soviets are the favorites in today's game but this year's tournament has had some surprises, most notably the opening game when the U.S. upset highly-rated Czechoslovakia 5-1. In today's first game, Chechoslovakia swamped Finland 5-0 to move into third place in the standings. The Czechs had started the tournament disastrously by losing to the United States and Sweden, but have come on fast since then. Using superior firepower against the Finns, who were no pushover, the Czech squad climbed into a tei wtih the Finns at five points. But the Czechs have a much better record in goals for and against. A couple of minor surprises occurred Wednesday when the Czechs held the Russians to a 3-3 tie and Sweden managed only a 1-1 tie with Finland. "The Swedes can still upset the Soviets," commented U.S. team manager Hal Trumble. "And maybe before the champi- New York rallies to post win By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dick Barnett brought New .York alive with a scoring burst in the final quarter that carried the Knickerbockers from behind to a 112-101 victory over Atlanta Hawks Thursday in their National Basketball Association playoff opener. It was the only NBA game scheduled Thursday. After Atlanta had taken its biggest lead at New York, 90-83, Barnett started the Knicks back with a basket. After Dave Stall-worth added a free throw, Barnett scored five more points to complete a run of eight in a row for a 91-90 lead. ' The veteran guard then hit New York's next six points, giving him 11 straight before Bill Bradley's basket with 2:42 to play put New York ahead to stay, 99-97. Barnett, who hit 17 points in the final period and 20 for the game, scored one more basket as the Knicks rattled off another streak of seven points for a decisive 104-97 spread. Bradley led the Knicks with 25 points and Willis Reed had 22. Pete Maravich had 23 for Atlanta and Lou Hudson 22. The best-of-seven quarter fl nal series resumes Saturday night in Madison Square Garden before moving to Atlanta for the next two games. In tonight's NBA action, Baltimore Bullets meet the '76ers at Philadelphia and Los Angeles Lakers tangle with the Bulls at Chicago. Los Angeles and Philadelphia hold 1-0 records in the best-of-seven quarter-final series. SOUTHERN ALBERTA BOXING ELIMINATIONS SATURDAY, MARCH 27th Starting 1;0Q p.m. - Final* at 8:00 p.m. TABER CIVIC CENTRE AUDITORIUM OVER 80 BOXERS IN ATTENDANCE-ALI CLASSES Admission-Rush $1.00 Ringside $1.50 onship ends April 3 somebody else will give the Russians a shock." Sweden was responsible for Russia's only loss in the 1970 tournament, and finished second. Canada withdrew from international hockey competition a year ago to protest an International Ice Hockey Federation decision not to allow the Use of professionals in world play. In a development Thursday, Canada rejected a proposal which would have enabled it to return to international competition. Earl Dawson, president of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association, turned down a compromise scheme which would have allowed Canada to include professionals in a special series of games against Russia, Czech- oslovakia and Sweden. The matches would have been played in two rounds, one in Europe and the other in Canada. Canada then would have returned to the world championships in the B group, playing only amateurs. A Canadian all-amateur team would also have been allowed to take part in next year's Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan, Respite the fact that Canada would not have qualified in the regular manner at this year's championships. Bunny Ahearne, president of the International Ice Hockey Federation, commented after the Canadian decision Thur*> day. "I thought we had a solution for getting Canadians back into the family but the Canadians have turned it down and we're back to double zero." Reds blast Dodgers 10-5 Clubs show seasonal form By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The start of the major league baseball season April 5 is not far off and a dozen clubs showed Thursday they are getting in shape. The six exhibition games involved were decided by one run and three of them ended in 2-1 scores. In contrast, Cincinnati Reds belted Los Angeles Dodgers 10-5 with 18 hits and Cleveland Indians got 20 hits in dispatching Milwaukee Brewers 13-8. In other games, San Diego Padres edged San Francisco Giants 2-1, Chicago White Sox nipped Minnesota Twins 2-1, Philadelphia Phillies clipped Houston Astros 2-1, Pittsburgh Pirates defeated Detroit Tigers 3-2, Atlanta Braves downed Washington Senators 8-7, California Angels took Oakland Athletics 7-6, Boston Red Sox beat St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 and New York Yankees topped New York Mete 4-2. Tommy Helms and Woody Woodward slammed home runs for Cincinnati as the Reds got 13 hits and seven runs off Los Angeles pitcher Bill Singer. Helms, Lee May and Bernie Carbo each got three hits. Richie Allen of the Dodgers also got a hit-on the bead. He was injured before the game when he ran into a palm tree while chasing fly balls. The team doctor reported Allen had a mild concussion and some severe contusions. He is expected to be out of action a week. LEON HITS FOUR Eddie Leon got four hits, including a home run and a double, Ray Fosse homered and Ted Ford and Buddy Bradford got three hits with two doubles each in the Cleveland victory over Milwaukee. Ed Spiezio, playing for the first time since ending his holdout six days ago, blasted a home run in the 10th inning for San Diego's victory. Walt Williams, Rick Rei-chardt and Bill Melton strung singles together in the 10th inning for Chicago's slim victory over Washington. Woody Fryman pitched eight innings for Philadelphia. He got the victory when Terry Harmon doubled and Willie Montanez tripled in the eighth off Houston's George Culver. Gene Clines' triple drove in two runs in the sixth for the Pittsburgh margin of victory. Al Oliver homered for the Pirates' other run. Pinch-hitter Hal King hit a* two-run homer in the ninth inning for Atlanta's triumph over Washington. Earl Williams also homered for the Braves and Joe Foy and Ed Stroud each hit their third of the spring for the Senators. Alex Johnson, fined recently ;for lack of hustle, showed a lot 1 of it as he bolted home with the winning score for California when Oakland second baseman John Donaldson dropped a relay from the outfield. Jim Fregosi homered for the Angels while Reggie Jackson, Rick Monday and Gene Tenace hit home runs for the Athletics. Boston jumped on St. Louis pitcher Jerry Reuss for five runs in the eighth inning. The big hit for Boston was a bases-loaded single by Rico Petrocelli. George Scott homered for the Red Sox. Mel Stottlemyre and Stan Bahnsen of the Yankees held the Mets to four hits. The Yanks scored twice in the first and in the fifth off Jerry Koosman who became the first Met to work seven innings in an exhibition game. All-Indian hoop tourney Fourteen teams will see action as the Lethbridge Friendship Centre and the Indian Athletic Society of Lethbridge will sponsor its first annual all-Indian basketball tournament this weekend. Eight men's teams and sue women's teams will take part in the two-day affair with action starting tonight. The eight teams in the mens' division will come from Brocket, Bloods, Kainai, Blackfoot Central, Inatso, Calgary, Black-foot, and Drumheller. G a 1 s' teams participating will include the Siksika Maidens, Blood Tribal Administration, Inatso, Brocket, St. Mary Warriorette and Calgary. Action starts tonight at six with two more games following in the Civic Centre and will continue Saturday morning at the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. The championship game for the Womens' section will runoff at 3 p.m. Saturday while the men's final is on top or 7 p.m. Saturday. Short sport HEAD GOLF TEAM OTTAWA (CP) - The Canadian Ladies' Golf Union wound up three days of meeting'? Thursday by announcing the team for the Commonwealth matches in New Zealand and a series of tournament dates. Gayle Moore of Vancouver, reigning Canadian champion, and Marlene Steit of Fonthill, Ont., many times Canadian champion, head the team of five players and three alternates. ANNOUNCE RULING PARIS (Reuter") - Athletes who allow their names to be used for any kind of publicity in their personal capacity for financial gain will not be considered as amateurs eligible for the Olympic games under a new proposed International Olympic Committee rule, informed sources said Thursday. The sources said this was contained in a new text for Rule 26, defining amateur athletes, sent for postal ballot to 74 IOC members, following a committee meeting at Lausanne, Switzerland, earlier this month. ? ? ? LARKS SIGN TWO MONTREAL (CP) - Montreal Alouettes of the Eastern Football Conference today announced the signing of Bobby Lee Thompson and Tony Proud-foot for the 1971 season. * ? ? PROCEEDS TO CANCER NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. (CP) - Nearly 70 students finished a 123-hour basketball game Thursday night that raised about $1,500 for cancer research. LAST CHANCE! Registration LETHBRIDGE MINOR BASEBALL Civic Centre - Boxing Room Saturday, March 27th - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. REGISTER AND PAY MINOR AND LITTLE LEAGUE - S4.00 SENIOR LITTLE LEAGUE - S5.00 BIG LEAGUE - S6.00 A Parent MUST Accompany Player ALSO RETURN ANY UNIFORMS YOU MAY HAVE AT HOME. 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