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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Tutldoy, Match 31, 1970 THi UtrlbKIDOE H6KAIO 9 Milwaukee May IVot Get Baseball Franchise Another Roadblock For Seattle Move SEATTLK (AP) The Amer- lean League was faced with an intriguing section of its own constilulion and the disquieting threat ol antitrust legislation today as the uinding judical road from Seattle to Milwaukee suddenly scorned just a little longer. The road the Seattle Pilots hoped to tread to Milwaukee was studded with legal rocks throughout a tearing in federa bankruptcy court. Then a bout der bounced down from the bar to slop the day' alto- gether. And probably more important to baseball in the long run was the possible landslide started when Washington's two power- ful Democratic senators, Henry M. Jackson and Warren G. Magmison, announced they Tvould sponsor legislation put- ting baseball under antitrust laws. Rep. Brock Adams, an- other Washington Democrat, was to sponsor similar legisla- tion in the House. The senators said the anti- trust action wouldn't have any bearing on the Seattle-Milwau- kee situation, "but rather couhl apply only against the Ameri- can League in future actions." Bankruplcy referee Sidney C. Volinn's comment in lire Seattle hearing came in his usual quiet, calm tone, but the impact seemed to change Ihe whole mood of Hie proceedings. "I roust coi if ess I'm intrigued by this section in your conslitu. tion about proceedings in bank- ruptcy Volinn told the American League attorneys. an damage-antitrust suit lhal would follow a Pilot love. But when it came time for the specific show cause why the club shouldn't be sold to the Milwaukee Brewers Base- ball Club, sprang to life and began picking at the league constitution. argued In his closing statement thai under baseball law the league takes over any franchise as scon as it enters a bankruptcy court. He said thai being Ihe case the club cou'd hardly say it couldn'l meet its debts because the American League wasn't in financial trou- ble. Volinn then asked Dwyer If ur.der that same coasiilution the league wasn't free to sell the club anyway. Dwyer said no, not it the constitution was taken as a vvho'.e and especially in the light of league promises to keep the club in Seattle for the 1970 season and underwrite its ex- penses. ANDY CAPP With thai, league attorneys popped up aad declared the league never committed itsel lo operate the club in Seattle for the season. However, Volinn lei the nat- ter hang in She new uncertainly and recessed the hearing to this morning. He said he wanted to think about the constitutional question. Fans File Suit SEATTU; (AP) Two spec- tators at a 1967 Western Hock- ey League game filed suit Mon- day for in damages they said were inflected when they were liit by a fish thrown by Portland player. Kenneth T. Beyer and his wile, Norrinc, filed suit in King County Superior Court naming the hockey league, Seattle To- tems, Portland Buckaroos and Portland player Larry Leach. The suit said Beyer was struck in the face by a fish thrown by a player during a Seattle-Portland game here. The suit slates (hat during a game "a Portland Huckaroo player, believed to be Larry Leach, threw a fish from the ice portion of the arena at a QUIET DUKING HEATllNG That section of the constitution was brought tip by William Dwyer, special assistant Washington state attorney-general. had held his peacc throughout the day because he said he didn't want to missing said spectator and hitting plain! iff Kenneth T. Beyer on the left side of the face and ear, causing him physical damage lo his person and splattering portions of said fish on his person and on the person of his wife Hawk Cc The Toi CHICAGO (AP) Wren you think of sports' comeback of the vcar, don't forget Chicago Black Hawks and their rookie brigade led by "goalie Tony Esposito. Itie Hawks, preparing for the Tiotrttir Story? week, added to it Sunday wten the Hawks blanked Toronto Maple Leafs "It wouldn't have made imic' difference who was in goal for most of the said Es-oosilo. "These guys work EO Wednesday, are tied with Bos- hard in front of Ihe goalie that Ion atop the East Division the the job really has been pretty- National Hockey League, easy most uf the way. fmiciwi a liiCTnal sixth Bobbv Hull, who scored a pair nmsnca a osraai su-ui against Toronto to total rpHE BIG THREE-DAY pollution teach-in at the University of Lethbridge and Winston Churchill High School is now thoroughly programed and set to roll. It should be of Merest not only to residents of the city, but all of southern Alberta. The lecture theatres should be packed for all sessions of the teach-in. The Herald will carry a special tabloid section in Thursday's cdilion giving a complete outline of the programs. WORD FROM CALGARY is that Alberta's only manufacturer of mercury fungicides, to treat seed grain, will he discontinuing the manufacture of this product starling this year. Al McKinnon, manager of Canadian Industries Ltd. opcrnlions in Calgary, said no raw materials have been stockpiled for use in production this spring, nor are there any plans to produce any this fall. Reasons for the stop are said to be linked in part to an expected lack in demand because of the federal government's program to cut back wheat production. Farmers are also showing marked resistance to the use of mercury based fungicides. It's noted however, that CII, does have a carry- over of mercury fungicides and fanners will be able to purchase this if they so desire. AT THE LETHBRIDGE Trap Club, Boris Snyder has been returned for his second term as president. George Woo is vice-president; Dale Peterson, sec retary and Bob Schuler is treasurer. Directors are Joe Luco, Kd Manlier, George Kackci, Darrel Albiston, Rex Johnston, Red Vernooy and Ron Wobick. At the Easter turkey and ham shoot, 27 squads were out. Twenty-nine turkeys and 12 hams were awarded. ONE OF THE MOST capable spokesmen for Ihe Alberta Wildlife Federation, Tom O'Keefe of Calgary, will be the speaker at the spring banquet of the Leth- bridge Fish and Game Association Saturday, April 11. Tom is perhaps the one person that has caused more rumblings over pollution in Calgary and along the Bow River than any one else. And he loves to get out and talk about his favorite topic. By the way, there will be only 250 tickets available for the banquet. Better speak up soon for yours. They are on sale at Hoyt's, Parson's Hardware and Heiiutz Stationers. Locals Advance To Finals Three members of the Leth bridge YMCA Judo Club will be making a Irip lo Vancouver May 1C. Guy Sunada, Ron Senda ar.d Dave PoUcr eseh won the righl to advance to the Canadian Na- tional judo championships by coining up with top efforts this weekend in Edmonton at the provincial championships. Sunada finished first in the featherweight class as he beat Ken Tamura of Medicine Hat in the final. Senda finished second to Al Murray of the University of Al- Bowling Scores HOOF AMD HORN John U.-.gyel 210; Eunice ?75; Lyr.r.e Lengvel 357; Ef.-ntce Hartley 111; Jesn Passey Kt Kin Kcrll 706; Carolyn Passey 233; Dave Carl- W; Lei Kisko TO (Ml! ts-H tyrta in Ihe lightweight class while Potter ended up in second spot as lie was beaten by Ron Cousins of Red Deer in the heavyweight class. Lelhhridge picked up three other firsts and one second at the championships. Greig Wheeler edged out Terry Tanaka, also of Leth- bridge in the 138.9 Ib. and under 1 division while Greg Senda took the title in Ihe 133.9 Ib. and un- der class. Lyle Jliller of the local club [took the top spot in the 175.9 Ib. and under class. YDC BAUTAV.S David Henrf-rsM Robin Staniwi 151; KovaK 2W; RicX 3151 Eev Viingfli iio; CeTpocia Taylcr 153; Rose Hlnche Cindy Terry JUNIORS-SENIOR! Ur.da Walcomscn 550 U70J; Murray V.'ESIIir.g 229; Bernlce Pchl 260; Ktr Kuril 222; rV.elcdy Ivts 2iS; Terry 221. GLENDALE BOHL SENIOR CITIZEN: H. C. Brovra 344 IE571; Hed Board Tom Archbc'd 203; Stacey 5C3; Dill Rlley 263; Jim Gallov.av 217 H. Brsdfield 2M; John Fleming 2M. CHINOOK STATIONERS Ptg Torry 2S517611; Eire! VtJ Beity Twicns.1 2O; Dorr.a Sited 244; Belh Terr iff Ccr.nie Ea ceda 250; Wary Fauville 37E; Nina Slndlln5er 3M Mary Harvle 155 As-m Pccia Carol Rhlnelarie JUNIORS-SENIORS Pave Earlon 263 Cal-' o-.-n Carol Ar.dreacri'jk 263 Barry l.'elderrr.ler Debbie :lrlh 223; Rlc.l-.erd Andreachufc 230. PARK PLAZA Sieve PKjer'en 2W; Tern Adams 2K; IIMr.K- Dorlgalil 310 (IH1; Steve I.eit] 3H 3SB Kirf 243; Lynel Gae'i Smlm Del An- erssn Brian Anderson SHOPPERS WORLD Flo Rcllinssm 343 I7HI; Maria Jo- ;uly 'ill Dera 275 Si-.ira Grovts Julia Flo iis; Pal ElWeda KIMURA'S Gary Kulferst 251; Wrls Bardla 255; Jean Virglnlllo VI; TaV Uaka- han-B BUI pastocr 773; ism 231; J'rry Grayslock 216 Geo-ge 222; FID Wi'.sixi 203; Lwl Rock 2cu; Belly Cf.syr.i 2M (9H1! Sand- Scalieromd 325 17361; Gratjn seal 324 (7621; Warler.e 233 Fred Mogti Jim Hlldentrand 27 Carol Tennanl Joe Tennan 779; Peggy Klrby 23J; Darlens csaV 253. LCI Loren 329; Debl Collier Smi'h 16i; Clint SICMrT 185. YBC BANTAMS Darren Tcln 2M; Trefctla 333; orn 22i: David ;arren MEv.-an 187; Kelly 176i Pedrir.i 175; Cary 67; Barbara Jer.ny Meeting Set TTia Cily Recrcalion Base- ball League will be holding an important re organizational meeting tonigM. Anyone interested is asked to attend this meeting will be held at the Adams Ice Cen- tre at eight o'clock. Eight teams made up tho league last year, which was its first season in opera I ion. Four teams were from Leth- bridge while other learns were from Vulcan, Mite River, En- chant and Bow Island. SPRINGTIME IS been wtlh tho company in a soles capacity. Fred Invites his old and new cuslomGrs to coma in la'k lo Mm abour ihefr homo NEW TO HENDERSON LAKE T970 golf season opens Wednesday under new management and under the direction of a new professional. Earl Francis, left, of Victoria will handle the duties of professional at the lake Course while Bud Gamelin will be the new clubhouse manager. Gcimelin's work begins tomorrow while Francis will have (o svait for the co-operation of Ihe wealherman before he can get started. Another new acfdllion to the lake layout will be course superintendent Jock BroW, for many years tha professional at the Country Club. "THE BEST DEAL Your UNIROYAL Dealer TIRE SALES LETHBRIDGE-1621 3rd Avo. S. Phone 327-5935 TABER-Allo. 6201-SOth Avonua Phono 223-344) FERNIE B.C.-Phone 423-7746 FOR EVERY WHKEL" ;