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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -WeJneiday, May 19, 1970 THI LETHBRIDGI HERAltJ 15 ANDY CAPP 'E ME WHW WOULD 'APPENTHE NEXT A CMTEW5ENT COMMERCIAL Wings Go Down Fighting Canadians Win Title MONTREAL (CP) At thi beginning of this junior hockey season, people were wonderin] whether Montreal Junior Cana ELECTED Jim Speel- man was elected president of the r.ctlibriilge Curling Club Tuesday. Speelnian Cm-ling Club President Jim Speelman will conduct the duties of president for the 1970 Lethbridge curling sea- son. Tuesday evening at a gener- al meeting, attended by some 150 members of the Lethbridge Curling Club, Speelman was elected to succeed Hay Culley. Joining Speelman on the 1970 executive will be Dennis Kjeld- gaard as first vice president and Darwin Linn, second vice- president. Other board mem- bers include Enso Baceda, Harry Hudson, Llye Davis, Cliff Forry, Les Purdy, Jim Reid and Cleas Schweitzer'. While the election of a new executive held most of the spotlight the new executive did make one Important decision. It was decided Tuesday night that the dues, at per mem- ber, will not be raised for the coming year. diens could repeat as Memori Cup >champions after losin eight players from Bieir 19C team. Their questions were a swered Tuesday night as th Junior Canadiens captured the second consecutive national jun ior hockey title by defeatin Weyburn Red Wings of the Sa katchewan Junior Hocke League 6-5 to win the best-o seven final series 4-0. "They were a good team an we had to work to beat them, said Canadiens coach Roger Be- dard. "I'm glad this thing is finall over. After a while it is toug for players to get up for games It's about time the se ended." Bedard and general manage Phil were both dousw with champagne, and Bedar and a few reporters were giv; free showers by the jubilan Montreal players. 'WE NEVER QUIT' Stan Dunn, coach of the Ret Wings, said: "I'm proud of the way m played. They gave it a' they had. We were beaten by pretty good hockey dub, but w never quit against them." The Red Wings spotted Mon treal B 2-0 lead in the first pe- riod of Tuesday's game an :hen came up with four consecu ive goals In the second periolace in the league, threi joints behind Parsons. Bernie Carrier of Klmura' ock low gross honors as h oured the par 34 outside nin In 35 while Aki Oshiro of Bas .edo's had the low net with 31 The Letlibridge Herald toot :he low team net as Jim Rey Don McLean, Doug Sandber and Ray LeGrandeur turnec in a total 149. AKESIDE 'arsons......................2 .Co Singers Iwens ioulh Alia. Co-op Jastedos...... afeways...... CHEC raches....... lorigatlls lemlngs imuras..... ofse Cascada he Herald and W This Year, Fly Suzuki- TC-90 BLAZER TRAIL BIKE B speech 11 h.p. Singlt cylinder rotary- valve encjint Long travel front forki 8.7" clearance 1 Knobby BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd S. Phon. 327-3221 ierting South Alberla FAT Over 30 Yean" Minnesota Gamble Doesn't Pay OH Cubs' Banks Reaches Home Run Plateau By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ernie Banks had rteached an. olher plateau while Richie Allen is reaching for the sky. The 39-year-old Banks banged his SOOIh career homer Tuesday in helping Chicago Cubs edge Atlanta Braves 4-3 in 11 innings Allen unloaded a 450-foot blast that carried more than 60 feet above the wall to lead St. Louis Cardinals to a triumph over Philadelphia Phillies. "I don't know about distance and all said Allen the once-unhappy Phillie, "but will say there's nothing too good for the fans of St. Louis." In other Nations! League games Cincinnati Beds topped Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3, San Diego Padres edged San Fran- cisco Giants 6-5, Houston Astros downed Los Angeles Dodgers 8- 3 and New York Mets beat Mon- treal Expos 8-4. In slamming his llth homer of the season and third in three games, Allen joined four others who have reached the upper deck in St. Louis. Willie Me- Covey, Orlando Cepeda, Mike Shannon and Deron Johnson were others who accomplished the feat. DROVE IN FOUR Allen, whose blast came with a man aboard in the fifth, gave Cards a 6-5 lead after they had trailed 5-1. Joe Hague and Allen drove in four runs apiece while Lou Brock collected four nits in backing Chuck Taylor's four-hit relief pitching through seven innings. Bank's homer came in the second inning off Pat Jarvis for lis third of the season, putting lim with eight others in the 500-club, headed by Babe Euth's '14. He admitted that the pressure o hit No. 500 was getting to him 'I was thinking about it on and off the field almost all the said the man who socked his first homer on Sept. Ron Santo's scratch single with the bases loaded in the llth pulled the Cuba past At- lanta. Billy Williams hit his 12th homer of the year to send the game into extra innings. The Braves' Rico Carty extended his hitting streak to 30, seven short of Tommy H o 1 in e s' league mark. Cincinnati's Jim M e r r i 11 pitched a four-hitter against Pittsburgh to become the ma- jors' first seven-game winner this year. Lee May belted a tie- breaking homer in the seventh and Johnny Bench delivered a two-run shot In the ninlh. Rob- erto elements homered for the Pirates. With Minnesota runners on first and third and Harmon Kil- lebrew at bat, the Twins had all the makings of a pat hand. But when Twins manager Bill Rigney placed his bet, Balti- more Orioles scooped up an- other stack of chips. Pete Richert, summoned from (he bullpen in the midst of n ninth inning Minnesota uprising Tuesday night, stranded the tying run at third by wiping out Killebrew and Twins baserun- ner Rod Carew pitch to save a 5-4 victory for the torrid Ori- oles. Richert fired a third strike past Killebrew, and Carew was doubled trying to steal second for the final out, giving the Ori- oles their eighth straight vic- tory. "I gambled they wouldn't Canadians Lose Again SARAJEVO, Yugoslavia (CP- AP) Italy crushed Canada 84-69 in a B group qualifying game of the world amateur bas- ketball championships Tuesday despite a game-high 31 points by Bob Molinski of the Univer- sity of British Columbia. In the A section Tuesday, the United States overwhelmed Aus- tralia 9942 (o join Czechoslova- kia from the A group, the host Yugoslavian, team and four other clubs from groups B and C in the tournament finals which begin in Ljubljana Satur- day. The Czechs edged Cuba 82-80 and the Soviet Union whipped Panama 110-52 in a C group qualification match Tuesday. The B and C finalists have not reen decided yet. In a lacklustre game, the Ital- ans -poured it on to run away nth the contest after Canada lad tied the score at 60-60 early in the second Behind Molinski of North Van- couver, B.C., in the Canadian coring statistics were Simon Fraser University's Bill Robin- on and Derek Sankey of UBC, each with 10 points, Ron Thor- en of UBC with nine; John Haddon of the University of To- onto with six. Race Results EDMONTON (CP) Northlands Park race results Tuisdsy: Flrit claiming, 4-yeir-oIdJ and up elk furlongs: Rowdy Boy (Glesbrichl) 5.50, 4.10 190; Klzam (Rdmussin) 8.10, 7.00 King of Rulen