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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta nc LEI neniUViB mmj All promises to unveil new punch named whopper' NEW YORK Vluhammad Ali promised to jnveil a new win jack the world heavyweight soxing championship from Foreman in their projected Fight of the Ages next September in mysterious Zaire. The time was formally set- Wednesday as 3 Sept. Zaire or 10 Sept. when it will be beamed to what promoters say will be a record 400 outlets and 2.75 million viewers in the United States and Canada alone. Each fighter has been guar- anteed biggest pay- off in ring history. who showed up at a pre- noon news conference to give a 35-minute spiel of bombast and was asked how lie would feel going into the ring three hours after midnight. got me a new he explained. borrowed it from my old Kid who will be working out with me. He called it the DISTILLED. AGED AND BOTTLED IN BOND UNDER SUPERVISION OF THE CANADIAN bolo punch. I renamed it the ghetto whopper. 3 a.m. is the time the bars are all letting out in the ghettos. That's when the brothers start arguing about their women and who shot the dice last. That's when they start throwing them ghetto Ali called Gavilan to the centre of the stage to demon- strate the looping uppercut. Dapper in a dark suit and full of vim and the 32- year-old Ali chided Foreman for failing to appear. Officials said the champion's absence was due to a mixup in communications. will win and bring punc- tuality back to the 32-year-old former champion said. plays a cat and mouse game like a little child. We will have no more duckin' and dodgin'. That kills Ali called Foreman a dirty insisting the champ belted Joe Frazier hit King Roman when he was down and twice hit Ken Norton when the latter was helpless against the ropes. will be no dirty fighting in Muhammad -shouted. are my brothers down there. There will be no George Foremans waving little just people yelling Ali scoffed at the suggestion that Foreman's brutal hitting power would be too much for him. hits very Ali said snidely. hits so hard he had to knock Frazier down six Roman twice and Norton three times. Remember when a man would swing then there would be a call for the smelling pushes hard. I won't be like Frazier and Nor- ton. I won't step in and let him hit me. I will dance and and then we will see how long Foreman can last. hasn't gone past four rounds since 1971.1 want to see how he does when the timer 'round 'round 'round 10.' am not like the pork ea- ters. I can go 24 if nec- May THE GREATEST Travelling Show IS IN Located between Sunrise Motel Trailer Park 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fri. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. EVERYTHING MUST BE SOLD NO REASONABLE OFFER REFUSED CHECK THIS PRICE IT'S THE BEST ANYWHERE 14x68 3 Bedroom AT OUR MAIN LOT IN 4S LETHBRIDGE PRICES ARE DOWN AT OUR LOT AND WE HAVE A LARGE SELECTION OF HOMES Athletics win openers The 1974 Southern Alberta Major Men's Fastball League season officially got under way at Dave Elton Park Tuesday night. The six-team league which includes the Lethbridge Hotel York Farm Labor Club Pic A Pincher Creek Alberta Hotel Orphans and Picture Butte Rae will stage their games every Tuesday and Thursday nights. Two games will be run off each evening with the first tilt slated for seven o'clock and the second to follow at Meanwhile in the league openers Tuesday the defending champion Northstars edged the Generals 5-4 while the Athletics thumped Pic A Pop 13-1 in five innings. In the first match of the scheduled Ron Zasadny gave up seven hits in leading the Northstars to their win over the Generals. Kaye Elliott suffered the loss allowing 12 hits. Alf Heggedal led the Northstars at the plate with three singles while Tom Seaman stroked a double and a single. Wally Kruchkywich poked out three singles and Elliott a double and a single in a losing cause. In the final game of the Doug Hartley bested Greg Binning the mound to give the Athletics the win. Both pitchers gave up only two hits but errors proved to be the deciding factor. Pic A Pop committed 12 errors in the five inning tilt while the Athletics fumbled twice. m Hi-Line bay buffet rugs drapes furnished throughout. FREE BONUS Westinghouse Console Stereo Rftg. SHOW PRICE ISs. SS pi fepH n M gS ki m m it DEVELOPMENT CO. M is. wi'n wnt yn inr t Corner 3rd Ave. and Scenic Drive Phone 327-1780 or 327-0822 Minor ball Jamie Coghlin blasted two home runs and led the Astro's to an easy 10-1 victory over the Pirates in a Norcrest Little League game Tuesday night. Brother Barry picked up the mound decision firing a two- hitter while Rodney Tomita suffered the loss. Len Young also aided in the Astro's win smacking a home run and a double while Bruce Lyons and G. Melnyck were the only Pirates managing to tag singles off Coghlin. In another Norcrest the Expos dropped the Cardinals 9-5. Floyd Moncrieff earned the victory on the mound while Monty Sanford was handed the loss. Moncrieff aided his own cause with a home run and double while Dave Anton stroked a double and single for the Cards. Meanwhile in Norcrest action Wednesday the Dodgers thumped the Cardinals 10-3. Roy Husch was credited with the win while Allan Blankenship suffered the loss. met Gil poked out three ioi me winners. The Buffaloes whipped the Beavers 16-10 with Dean Foggin besting Troy Moch on the mound. Meanwhile at the Red Sox belted the Canucks 14-6. Ron Skolrood earned the victory while D. Verbore took the loss. In another Doug Richardson gave five hits and led the Tigers to a slim 4-2 win over the Angels. Greg Skretting was nailed with the loss. Ron Knight paced the Tigers' attack with three hits while Gord Tait managed a pair of safeties in a losing The Bluejays and Jets U battled to a 17-17 draw in a Lakeside Farm League tilt. H Galen Sonntag rapped two hits for the Jays while Bill fs Dekker walloped a home run and double for the Jets. In another farm league the Rockets defeated the Larks 12-8. It was the fifth straight win 1 for the Rockets who were led g' by Brian Kimura on the S mound. Meanwhile the Astro's I dumped the Raiders 12-7 in a Lakeside Farm League match Tuesday night. Shannon Pelham earned the SE mound decision while Jimmy 1 Snowden suffered the loss. Murray Johnson rapped out a pair of doubles for the winners while Jeff Dudley poked out a two base hit for the losers. Doug Goldie and Kevin Sanford each had a home run as the Bobcats dumped the Lions 13-4 in Norcrest Farm action. 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