Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
PAGE TEN OUT ON A wu LIMB with XOKXMEE FEXWICJK Cardinals Slipping; Lose League Lead Succeeded by Dodgers HERALD SPORTS MONDAY, MAY JACKIE ROBINSON, the firs; Negro to be admitted to organic bssebsU. has reaiiy: the got fans in League arotlEfi usual ba____ _ _ ._.... Mm one of the most colorful and! to the MI. ilar oisyers ever to con Mont- i the reason, it is no sec- end "Charge The same irss a pitching due. A A UVHOS --I JUST A QJSCK iStAKCE, TKSV ALMAYS SET TfrsS OF LAST w OCfr CSJLAS. AT so of I Assault Preakness Of Ten BASEBALL CLUB HERE STRONGER THAN 1936 CHAMPIONS Coach OUie Luciani (By HERB WANNOP lifted the Alberta championship in If there is such a thing as a "Bird' 1936. Optimism." it is hovering over! Not that Coach OUie Lueiani Is BALTIMORE. Mav Coach OUie Luciani and his selected looking into the future with benefit turf fan tiho watched Assault shade j squad of ball tossers who are to Lord by a neck in the 56tii t carry the Lethbridge Miners" basi- Preakness looked today for another ner into the Alberta baseball wars due: the ITVO in the Bel- j this year. scont Stakes June based j In pruning down a vigorous band iheir hcpes a wosossfs change of of to ball-team, size yes- heart, jterday afternoon, the Miners' men- The xioinan ia the case is Mrs. i tor excressed the opinion that this Elizabeth Granam. Canadian-born; year's edition of the Miners will be cosmetic queen fchose Lord Boswell j a stronger club than the one which i chased Assault right down to the wire Saturday at Piinlico in the richest horse race in history. Fourth ir; the Kentucky Derby a BROOKLYN Brooklyn ran its iinbeaten victory at home to by pummel- Izz Philadelphia Phils 13- ins to Cleveland ir. the opener. 2nd then came back to seal Although Roolnso" has not play- ec in arTy American city, reie-i siaoped'Nev Vork Indians 3-3. FfJler fenced 12 tzcn has been sooc and the record Giants 5-5 and 7-2" to crop the raise his season's strikeout total to crowds ths; have attended games Giants into the second division. Th? are said to be sartly cue to curiosity Braves had to cotce from behind in the Negro. Reports indicate :o the opener in 1C innings. that the cheers iisve rar Cubs "whiDoed seventh-place be-ec the bocs. -Pittsb'Jirah 3-1 behind Claude Pas- seau's seven-hit and rcov- ed within three Barnes of the top. In the American League, al- Feier to before United, Southminster and lvoJL.D.S. Take Tourney Championships Baseball Results Cannot Set Up wees earner AJOIQ ssosweu casne. It from the second flight in the stretch W eSt f OOtOGll to tsass all in the field of 10 but ___________ Assault, 'Aho collected the winner's] TQXOVTO Mav J? slice of to add to his Derby i Davidson, secretary of the Domin- j i0n Football Association said Sat- ire first four ir. the that no sectional associations Sam Assault, tart- Boswell. Kanipden and Lord BesweU's stablenute. Knock- i tctai prev Santa formed ivithout the consenr parent, body. He was com- up purse monies, nientmg on a. Winnipeg daspatch since the Manitoba j Witwicki. of rose-tinted glasses, but he does feel that he can lean back with lots of ccnSdence about the club's future welfare, and it was far from anyone in the Miners' dugout after practice Sunday afternoon to throw cold sater ou Ollie's warm enthus- iasm. So far the Miners haven't a worry. The inSeld is composed entirely of seasoned players while the gardea patrol, although new men. is lively, fast, and full of cower at the plate. LINEUP OF PLAYEBS In announcing the club's makeup after Sunday's practice session. Coach Luciani picked Dutch Hoi- man, Art Lewis. Stan Cherrinski and Matt. Slavish, a portsicer. as the chucking corps, and Rigo Toc- coli as the backstop. Then as add- ed insurance against anything go- ing awry with his first string catch- er. Luciani gave the nod to johnny quit; Association decided to j western federa- i The lone Canadian Ad- 1 night be formed to embrace ciiral owned by R. S. McLaughiin of Oshaa-a. finished eighth aU provinces west of Winnipeg and thai east, of Winnipeg there might j; Rooirson continues to be a non-Jlsr success there is a scoc chance that more Negroes -sill be signed bi Rickey by ether major league icazagers and thai! some of them will eventually ere I iilKUH uo in the big leagues. Saturday's one-day loumaraent, D. May, V. Gachrtst, J. Bullock, F. for bovs' "organized aundav School j Smith. classes' saw tee First United Meteor j EHingsworth. Tuxis win the senior event, after, Senior competition saw some fast I defeating both First Baptist and s slay, and First United Meteor Tuxis. I Macleod- Intermediate honors went s using pitcher Jerry Moffatt in i both games, won iirst irom Firs: i Baalist. 26-5. and the second from after showing a flash of early speed. eastern federation. Wee Admiral was 16th'yi the Derby. To back the D.F.A.'s claim that i i; re'gns supreme, Davidson said i he had the charter, an affiliation with the International Football As- sociation. an understanding with the football associations of Eng- land, Scotland. Ireland and Wales j to United when they GAMES oeas L-D-S. 10-5, and in ihe junior _ _ 3' 'Philadelphia group the LJXS. team came out on Macieoc. lo-6. Southminster Isplorers woe i Jackie Is not cnir a good baH- rjlsver. He was clso an AU-Amerl- WINS AT HOUSTON HOUSTON, May to better in the wide- Canscisri game. "Montrealers have taken a shine to Robinson." writes Thomas, -both because of the sporting angle and his tuav, and chances are he'd be a greas success cs the gridiron." A BIT OF EVEKYTHIXG SemfiJnber me jonior fastbaD xame starnug ai seven tonight at the Henderson Fastball Diamond. We thonghc we'd have good hockey story for you at the week- end 'OIK apparently some other people had different ideas Tami who fights Bruce Wood- cock, the sensation, Fricar night served tea and crum- pets the other day for aewscaper- mea when the- visted fcis training he also wore striped trousers, a cutaway coat, ace a monocle just an old exhibition- ist! There is quite a bit of in- terest in the forthcoming challenge match oetweea Byron Nelson, the American chamo, and Richard Barton, toe British golf king, later this month in the States Bur- Chicago I. 4. Boston 3. New York I. St. Louis 3. 9: Cleieicnd 4, 3. SATTRDAT GAMES Boston 0. New York 2. slphia 5. postponsd. Mexican Baseball Agents Restrained and also with the United States 1 Football Association. Ernie Luciani. hero of taany a ball game her-, wsll hold down tie initial sack, while Earold Yosburg, a newcomer to Lethbridge ball fans, is slated for second. Hec Negrello will handle the hot comer job and Freddy Onofrychuk will take over the shortston position. Ia the outfield. Johnny Klemm, Steve Smerek and M'ie Seaman will do the oatro! duties, with Ted Cher- viriski and Billy Wolff being as- signed as utility pleyers, to com- conrsfr in tlie closins rouse. Nelson drew down Hogan S1.400. zhe right to meet the LJD.S. after defeaung First United Explorers 15-5. Using the diamonds at Fleerwood scnooi and the south side play- ground, games got under way at, 2 u.m, wiih Rev. T. A. Morgan, secre- tary or Alberta Boys' Work board. Jackson, throwing the ensuing balL Ia. the junior series, Southminster United Explorers opened up with fast runs to an early lead, maintaining it until thev had beaten In the first game against Baptist. YORK Mav Meteors started Burdett Loses Two I; Fastball Games The York Giants nave obtained ENGLISH SOCCER TEAM WINNERS IN NEW YORK NSW YOBS, May land's T-iverDoo! football club got their tour off to a .CTngsfitrg start Sunday by con- quering a "New York aU-star pro Soccer aggregation, 3-1, before 20.- 000 fans in the Eandalls island stadium. Ir was the largest crowd SUNDAY GAMES Philadelphia 4, Broc'-ilya 13- Cincinnaii 4. 5; Si. Ixsuis 2. 1. New York 5. 2: Boston 6, 7. Pittsburgh 1, Chicago 3. Johnson. D. iask. signed by Judge William Hecht. Martin and Rev. SATURDAY GAMES Philadelphia 11 Brooklm 12. "crk 5. Pacific Coast Firs; United Explorers 15 to 6. i Lineups I Sosithminster: K.---------------- Ingaifigld. S. Brumwell, G. Ener- i Ward, son. D. Barclay. 21 Vair, K. Twelis, i The final game of ihe dav saw J. Cashmore. Ted Hill. First United Meteor Tuxis Mac- First United: W. Jackson. C. j leod United playing for the senior Sava, W. Dobson. B, G. i honors. Moffatt again pitched s., Andrews. A. I3robut, H. Jackson, H. good game ior Meteors, holding i McNabb, C. Jervk. i Macleod to TWO runs until the' Huston. Macleod- seventh inning. Tuxis opened up i Soughricers football Southminster, winners of the first I with five fsst runs in firs': inning I the red and blac! to witness a soccer game nere several yeais. ial- Sacramento SPORT NOTES George We3anS. 25-vear-old Detroit accountant, won the National walsing chamnioaship Sanday. nos- ine oat a fellow Deioiler. William na Mihalo. In tha mile. Wleland's was 5 hoTiis, U mintnes. ami 25 seconds. ton sngsred Nelson and a group of wealthy "scans he announc- ed that the American's scores were continually in the sixties because lie niaved ifinter rules, carried too _...... marir clubs, and that the irons he! Harry C- .aaren. rauuonaire spons- tssec" were ribbed and slotted (H- "zxzz- distiliery head, who oiea stable rumor fcss it that the stable of the late legal) He then said he was to DU; tin of his own money in a nsatch against Nelson to be played in TrigTa-nd under strict Koyal and Ancient Boles Nelson refused the offer but finally a match was arranged, with some- thing like prize money for a series of two matches, to ha played on this side of the Atlantic hope Hichard can back nis bragging up The price range for the Loms-Conn to-do induces: SIOO for rineside and mezzanine; 550. 30 arc S20 for lower stands and inszzanin? stands; S50 for up- per boxes. S38 and S20 for upper stands srid S20 and S10 for the open stands we shall be satisfied with a comfortable chair in front a. vote of 41-3 have decided to' Travel by air exclusively for the Test of the season Ked Ruffing last week, will be sold after the Thomcliffe spring meet here. Buster, a nunrer from Brandon. ridden by Gordon Williamson, captured the 3250 down-and-out jumping stakes the close of the Edmonton Spring Light Horse Show Saturday night- The Brandon entry was the only horse in the show turning in a con- sistently perfect performance dur- ing the four-day meet. FRENCH DAVIS CUP CLUB ELIMINATES BRITISH TEAM SUNDAY GAMES San Francisco 8, 4; Eollywood 3. 4: Saa Diego 6, 3. Portland 6. 0; Los Argeles 7, i. Seattle 5. S; Oakland 6. 4. SATURDAY GAMES Hollvwood 4. San. Diego 6. Portland 4, Los Angeies 0. Seattle 3. Oakland 4. San Francisco 2, Sacramento t. American Assn. SUNDAY GAMES Minneapolis 4, 8; Indianapolis 12. 5. Milwaukee 2, 6: Toledo 8. 7. Kansas CSrr 8. 9; Coluitibds 7. 0. St. Paul 2, 2; Louisviils 1, 5. bocVs game until the end of the: ninth inning. A return game is; nlanned at Burdett on May 31. Roughriders Seeking Talent REGECA, North Wins Title f Scottish Football the score was 12-10 in favor of the home team. Both teams showed up well and several mays were of professional quality. It was any- plete the Miners' "roster. OPENING GAME MAY 24 Opening game for the Miners Is scheduled for May 24. when the highly-rated Picture Butte nine will tangle with ihe locals in a doa- ble-header. Negotiations are now under way to bring she Medicine Hat squad here for a double-header on May 25, as are negotiations to bring teams from Calgary and Edmonton at a later date- In the meantime Lethbridge Min- ers will swing into a vigorous train- ing period starting Tuesday night at _ In this respect Coach Luci- y ani counsels "Be on time." 118 j black' SATURDAY GAMES St. Paul 1. Louisville 6. City at Columbus; Min- neapolis at Indianapolis; Milwaukee at Toledo, postponed, rain, and cold. International StNDAY GAMES Baltunore 1. 6- Montreal 12. 2. Newark 1, 3: Hochester 4. 1. Toronto 2. 3; Buifalo 1, 6. Jersey City 1. 0; Syracuse II, 2. PARIS, May France's SATURDAY GA5IES. one of the dissenters he Sates planes Do you know of T fishermen who are cheating? FRANCE BEATS BRTTAIX IS DAVIS CUP TIE EVENT PARIS, May 13 rReuters> Prance defeated Britain here Sat- Davis Cup team Sunday completed a five-match sweep of its European j zone elimination series with Great Britain by winning the firm, rwo singles matches in straight; seis. Yvon Fetra. Frances' top ranking player, had linle difficulty in dis- posing of Donald MacPhail. 6-0. 5-2. 6-1, iri the last contest after Pierre PeHizza concruered Derek Barton, 6-1, 6-3, 5-1. IMPROVE SASK. PARKS HSGINA, May tion of 25 new cabins, completion y in the Davis cup tie when j and extensive iniorovement of golf courses, beaches and other attrac- tions and purchase of a privately- owned concession is being under- taken at five of Saskatchewan's seven provincial parks as this year's portion of long-ranee program of improvement and "expansion of park facilities, Natural Resources the French team beat ihe English- men in the doubles. France won both singles Friday. The French pair. Bernard Des- tremeair and Marcel Bernard, beat John Oluff and Henry Billmgton of Britain 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 in the doubles. All games postponed, rain. pions in tnis age group. T.ns, short of players, used two from Firs; Uniie4 going oaz to win S-6. lineups LJ3.S.: 3. Jones. 3. Green, C. EUingson, H. Ellison, P. Hartley, A. Drobut, W. Jackson, W. Jensen, W. Dobson. D. Watson. Southmmster lineup was the same as in the firs; game- Leonard. Intermediate champions of ihe day. Southminster. raa up six runs ia'the second inning to rlinc'n an early lead and win from. LJ3.S. by a- score of 10-5. Lineups SotKhmiasier: W. Vair. C. R. Little. H. Hayward. M. Kirchner, E. Putland. S. Vair. J. Midcleton. T.p.S B- Christenson, R. Bisseit. Eon Bisseit, K. Busseli, T. Harris, search A for talent. Canada's meeting province-wide France win meet Switzerland in j Minister J. L. Phelns said Satur- the nest round. day. FOR QUICK RELIEF FROM MUSCULAR ACHES Achy Mutdtt Sprains Streins SLOAN'S LINIMENT Monday Games pjri. Post OSice TS. Canada. Paint. Bannennan Motors vs. Gas Co. Ellison Hills vs. Parity Dairy. Batons vs. Sick's Enterprises. pjn. Columbus Club vs. Mike's Cafe. Home and Pitfield vs. OiL Vendors vs. Peacock and Kjtson. Advance Lumber vs. Consumers. Tuesday Games pjn. Commandos vs. Stickers. Lusterites vs. Wings. Canadians vs. Radars- Hits and ilisses vs. Superiors. Dodgers vs. Diamond 2. pjn. Spitfires vs. Shamrocks. Cardinals vs. Cateili's. Quints vs. Comets. Grenadiers vs. Greyhounds. Robots vs. Bombers. pjn. Safeways vs. Jokers. Telephone Girls vs. TVhcsris. Ajiamso vs. 'Woalvorths. Kitson flJds vs-_ Zeros. Eagles vs. Pin Ups. BILTRITE i RUBBER tl EELS tlKELY PROSPECT FOE. DAVIS CUP TEAM VANCOUVER. May Hocges of Regina. flashed as one) of the brighi lights in Davis cup' selection tests here curing the' week-end. He defeated Cclsr: Gam- kn 7-5. 6-2, Saturday and Sunday won from Jack Pedlar 6-3. 6-4. Ir. the doubles, he with Hank Bennett of Victoria, to defeat Jun Skelton and Wait Stohiberg. 6-4. 2-6. 6-4. Today, he meets Stchl- berg in a singles n-.atch. Draw Up Schedule South Ball League BURDSTT. (HNS) Tne first half of the schedule for the Forty Mile Baseball League, wnicn includes Bow island. Win- nifred. Foremost and Etzikom, lias been drawn up and three of the games have already been played. Week games star; s.z 6.00 pjn. and. Sunday games a; 2.30 pjn. In she' games plaved to date. Grassy Lake lost to Burdett by a 5-9 count; Bow Island was defeated bv Winnifred 5-4 and. Foremost trounced Stzikom 9-2. Following is IQS remaining oor- tion of the first half of the sche- dule, with ihe first menaonec teams the home clubs: Wednesday, May Grass- Lake vs. Foremost. Friday. >lay Burnett, vs. Bow Island. Wirtmfrec vs. EfcriKoni. Snnday, May Foremost vs. Burdett. Etzifeom vs. Bow Island. Winnifrea vs. Grassy Lake. Friday, May Burcett vs. Eaakom. Foreaiost vs. Winnifred. Bow Island vs. Grassy Lake. Sanday, May Winnifred vs. Bucett- Grassv Lake vs. Stzakoai. Bow Island vs. Foremost. Sunday, Mav Burcett vs. Grassy Lake. Winnifred vs. Bow Islarid. Etzikoia vs. Foremost. Friday, May Si- Bow Island -vs. Burdett. Foremost vs. Grassy Lake. Etzikom vs. WinnifrecL Sunday, Jane Burdett vs. Foremost. Bow Island vs. Grassy Lake vs. Wmnifred. Wednesday. Jane Winnifred vs. Foremost. Friday. Jane Etzikom vs. Bardett. Grassy Lake vs. Bow Snnday, June Burdett vs. Winnifred. Etzkom vs. Grassy Lake, Foreaiost vs. Bow Island. Lineups Meteor Taxis: Same as in previous game. i will Macleod United: E. Hunt, R. Bd- w< lund, J. Adams, L. Abbori. H. Hus- gnacers to be issusd by press and ton. J. Huston. G. Wesihaver. A.' pre-season be carried training program out the last two weeks in June with invitations to Zoeterman. "W. Sprinkle, Roy Hunt. Green and Rev. Ward, After tlie games, the plavers en- joyed swimming as the Y.M.C.A. pooL GLASGOW, Scotland. Mav (C.P. last-minute Aber- deen rally brought the northerners. a 3-2 victorv over the Rangers in the Scottish Football League cup imal here Saturday before fans. ENGLAND WINS AT SOCCER racio. Some 30 players are in gina now eager to don ihe mole- skins. Patrons of the club include Pre- mier T. C. Douglas and Assistant Commissioner F. A. Blake of match at Stamford Bridge, LONDON, May England beat Switzerland 4-1 in soccer match at 'London. Saturday. ARTIFICIAL ICE FOR MEDICINE HAT MEDICINE HAT. May 13. the ourchase of the final S3.0CO worth of deben- i ture bones announced by the Canadian Legion. Medicine Bat is assured of sn artifi- cial ice skating rink. Previously the Rotary Club had purchased S9.000 worth of the bonds necessary for the purchase of the ice freez- ing equipment. Kiwanis Club S3.COO worth and the Kins- men S2.000. The plant will be installed in ihe arena skating rink which will continue to be op- ated by the Arena Rink Com- paay. BLONDIE SHE'S THE BROAD-MINDED TYPE! Registered tr.3. Patent OSlce By Chic Young OF COURSE. CAN GO. FREE TO GO OUT ANY NK3-TT WANT HOLD FRED, I'LLASC -T WIFE I'M YOU'LL. ENJCV !7T DONALD DUCK WITH AN EYE TO BUSINESS Registered Patent Office By Walt Disney WIN BOWLING CROWN MOOSE JAW. May 13 gina Western Springs captured the southern Saskstchewan ten pin bowling crianspsorif hip Saturday. r.Lshins anead of Moose j Jaw King's their closes' rivals in an eight-same series. Eight teams took part, four from Regina and lour Irom Moose Jaw. WILL NOT SLIP ALSO "MO-MARK" MOWN Atk for Ihttn by five-game exhi- bition soccer series between Van- couver North Shore United and Winnipeg TJnitep Weston will opes here June 29, Jim Hodgert. man- ager of the local team, said Mon- ciay. Remember OBv Tne George Stallings, "Miracle 3.1an" of baseball, died at Had- dock. Ga., 17 years ago today. Stallings managed the 1914 Boston Braves who carne from last place in the National League in July to take the pennant and beat the highly-regarded Phila- delphia Athletics in four straight games in the World Series. He revired Internauonal League baU in Montreal ia 1S2S after a 16-year lapse. 2 USltM. CB.BCIT 'ft -JUST ousae if.' LI'L ABNER THE THUNDERING HERD By Al Capp EF CfiCf AH KHOWCD A RADDiO EVEN A LI'L. MIZZUBLE ONE WOULD DO _ WHO IS THIS GALS is A-SCREAMiN' FO" BRICK BRADFORD-And the Queen of Nighi By WILLIAM R1TT and CLARENCE GRAY VVORCY, PERT, THE FIRST TRIP THROUGH THE WALKING CHAMP COVENTRY, England. May J. Forbes of Birmingham won the British 20-mile road walk- ing championship Saturday by de- feating 136 other contestants in two hours, 50 minutes. 43 seconds. Harold Whitlock, competed in the Olvmpic Games, was sec- ond. WHAT'6 BECOME Or JUNE AND SANDY.' THEY SHOULD BE BACK ON EARTH -WHICH YOU LEFT AS AN. INFANT-' CRYSTAL DOOR 16 ALWAYS UPSETTING'