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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MAY OUT ON A wtj x LIMB with LOKIMER FENWICK ODAY we have a little golf story for jou which was forced uoon us the other night by a friend of ours teas iust returned from, overseas. We found it to be quite interesting so we will pass it on to you. It is a true storv, by the way. I: seems that a fellow called Hjughr, an EagSiih golf professional and one-time assistant to Henry Couoa. was playing in a golf HJUT- ESKLent when he helped make a sJioi which is still talked anon; br saucer-eved golf addicts. 8- Knight, a long bitting golfer, really poled one out on the hole in Question, a par five affair about 530 yards long. The ball, slightly hocked, ended up in the short grass er 300 yards away. His next shot was a beautv and landed on the green, hit the flag, and bounced back ending up hanging precari- caslv on the 11? of the cup. The ball, as we said, was hanging on the Up of the cup and remained there after one of the caddies re- moved the flag. While all this was going on a fat bird, whose identity has never been revealed, sitting in the bushes surrounding the green watching the ball and smacking his bin greedily. It was then that the remarkable" event occurred, dime out while everyone bates their breath.) Suddenly the fat fowl shot. out of ihe bush and headed for ins gleam- !ng white pellet. Whether he tried to pick it up, no one knows, but he Instead he knocked it into the hole, "much to the amazement of the onlookers- It was decided after some bickering that Knight would be allowed to credit himself with a two, which, was three under uar for the hole or an albatross. An albatross is ths Knglish term for what we call a double eagle. It Is hard to tell -whether the bird was intending to eat the ball or whether he was employed by Knight. The argument will never be settled as the feathered onlooker has refused to talk. At any rate the Incident proves that a bird in the bush is worth two in the hand, and not the other way around. A BIT OF EVERYTHING Officials of the Gait Miner Base- ball Club are convinced they have a real winning team this jear. one capable of giving any team in the province more than enough trouble remember you'll be able to see the team in action this Friday when they take on the Picture Bntte squad and it should be a good game as the Butte boys always dish up good baseball The Montreal Royals now have three negroes plaving for them Jackie Rob- inson, John Wright, end the roost recent addition, Roy Partlow. 30- year-old .pitcher from Philadelphia, Some people say that an ath- lete's life is over as soon, as he reaches 30 Ted Lyons, pitcher of the Chicago White Sox, Is 45. He's still doing all right Charlie Ruffing of the Yankees is 42. The Giants' perennial wonder man, Mel Ott. is 37 Bill Tflden is nearmg 55 and is still good enough for most Tennis stars 30 years his junior Bob Fitzslnunons won the heavy- weighs championshin -when he was 35 who said athletes aren't any good after 30? If the rail strike in the States comes off it looks as if all ball teams will have to travel by air just like the Yankees Remember (By The Canadian Press') Pete Latzo dethroned Mickey Walker as world's welterweight boxing champion 20 years ago tomgat when he won a 10- round decision over the "toy bulldog" at Scranton, Pa. Four rears later Walker won the middleweight title from Tiger Flowers. He also campaigned with less success as a heavy- weight. RETAINS SNOOKER- TITLE LONDON, May 20. Joe Davis of London retained his world snooker championship Saturday by defeating Horace lindrum of Aus- tralia in the decisive 135th game. With 10 more games to play, Davis leads 73 to 62. He nas held the title since 1927. Ferriss Likely To Set Hurling Mark HERALD SPORTS PAGE ELEVEN By Winning 20 or More Games in Each of First Two Years By JOE HEIGHT rER (Associated Press Sports Writer.) Dave CBoo) Ferriss, Boston Red Sox rigfat-iander, has a fine start to-A arcs becoming the first to win 20 or more games in each of his first two years In the major leagues since Jake Welraer perform- ed the feat for Chicago Cubs 1903-04. Baseball National League SUNDAY Pittsburgh 3-1. New York 1-5. St. Louis 9-4. Philadelphia 5-0. Cincinnati 4, BrooSilyn 0. Chicago 3-3, Boston 6-5. SATURDAY GAMES Chicago 19. Ken- York 3. Many hurters haie captured 20 triumphs in their freshmaa .season, but none, with the exception of the Cub southpaw, has repeated is. his sophomore year. Grover tPete) Alexander, one of baseball's immortals, came closest to duplicating the Weimer's per- formance, but trussed by one. after establishing a rookie mark with 28 victories in 1911. Ferriss, who astounded the base- baa world last year by ,'iabbing 21 victories despite joining the Sox just a few months aftei receiving his arrnv ah- corps discharge, boasts victories without a sec- back this season following his 4-0 victory over Detroit Tigers yester- day. The 2-1-year-old sophomore's fine performance gained, an even break for the American league lead- ers as Detroit's Hal Newhouser beat the Sox, 3-1. on four hits m the nightcap. YANTtEES WIN The second place New York Yan- kees moved to within games of the Bed Sox by sweeping their doubleheader with the Indians, 2-0 and 7-1. before Cleveland's! largest crowd of the season. Spud Chandler outpitched AUle Reynolds in a brilliant opening game duel to gain his sixth triumph against one defeat. Red Ruffing aided by Joe DiMaggio's two-run homer, had an easy time in the. nightcap as he chalked up his 267th big league triumph. St. Louis Cards' manager Eddie Dyer led with his southpaw aces, Max Lanier acd Harry Brecheen. and they rewarded him by whipping Philadelphia Phillies twice 9-5 and 4-0 before a Philly records crowd of. 351049, to put the Red Birds back into the National league lead by one game. A 15-hit attack help- ed unbeaten tanier to iiis sixth, victory in the but Brecheen needed only Stan Musial's fourth inning homer as he blanked the Phils with six hits in the after- piece. Brooklyn Dodgers succumbed to the right-hand mastery of Ed Heusser of Cincinnati 4-0. The up-and-coming Washington Senators licked Chicago "White Sox, 4-3 and 7-1, coming from behind to win the opener from 45-year-old Ted Lyons with two runs in the ninth. It was Lyons' 28th consecu- tive complete game over a three- year stretch, Mickey Vernon. who banged a double and homer for Washington in the first game, hit for the cycle, a single, double, triple and homer, in the nightcap. CUBS AND BRAVES SPLIT After seeing a 6-0 lead go up in smoke when Chicago Cubs came from behind to win the opener, 8-6, Boston Braves caine back to win the afterpiece. 5-3. on a three-run seventh inning rally. A single by Dick Culler with the bases loaded brought in the winning runs. In a parade of lefthanders, Pitts- burgh, and the New York Giants divided a. doubleheader. the Pirates winning the opener, 3-1, and the Giants taking the second half, 5-1. Southpaw Fritz Ostermueller gave up four hits to earn the decision over Lefty Monte Kennedy for the BUGS, and portsider Dave Koslo out- dueled left-hander Ken Hemtzel- man to give the Giants an even break. Following up a 4-3 opening game decision over St. Louis Browns, Philadelphia Athletics unleashed an 18-hit attack, including eight dou- bles, a triple and homers by Hal Peck and George McQuirm to swamp the Sewellmen 13-2 in the night- cap. in. Pittsburgh at Brooklyn; Cincin- nati at F.iiiadelphia; Si. Louis at Boston, rain. American League SUNDAY GAMES Washington 4-7. Chicago 3-1. Philadelphia 4-13. St. Louis 3-2. Bostcn 4-1. Detroit 0-3. New York 2-7, Cleveland 0-1. SATURDAY GAMES New York 0. Chicago 5. Philadelphia 0. Detroit 2. Boston 13. St. Loins 8. Washington at Cleveland post- poned to allow Washington to calca tram. Pacific Coast SUNDAY GAMES Portland 4-1. Seattle 3-2. Sacramento 3-4. Sari Diego 2-3. Hollywood 0-0, Oakland 8-1. San Francisco 2-3, Los Angeles 1-0. SATURDAY GAMES Sacramento 2-1. San Diego 4-3. Hollywood 3. Oakland 4. San Francisco 7. Los Angeles 4. Portland 9. Seattle 4. International SUNDAY GAMES Montreal 3-4, Buffalo 7-5. Toronto 6-0, Rochester 7-12. Newark 3-2. Baltimore 4-3. Syracuse 5-1, Jersey City 3-0. SATTJRDAT GAMES Buffalo 4. Rochester 14. Rest of-scheduled games rained out. American Assn. SUNDAY GAMES Minneapolis 0-2. Toledo 4-0. St. Paul 6-9, Columbus 0-6. Kansas City 0-3, Louisrille 4-1. Milwaukee 6-3. Indlanaoolis 3-4. SATURDAY GAMES St. Paul 2, Columbus 4. Kansas City 2, Louisville 3. Milwaukee at Indianapolis, Min- neapolis at Toledo, rain. Eadar is being used to chart the courses, of hurricanes and storms, providing time to warn large areas and save lives. Tobacco? Tonight's Games pjn. Purity Dairy is. Mike's Cafe. Side's Enterprises vs. Canada Paint. Eaton vs. Barinerman. Consumers vs. 77 OIL pjn. Vendors Co. Peacock and Sitson vs. Post Of- fice. Advance Lumber vs. Home and Pitfield. "Ellison Mills vs, Columbus Club. Tuesday Games pjn. Diamond E vs. Greyhounds. Stickers vs. Spitfires. Cardinals vs. Wings. Dodgers vs. Quints. Shamrocks vs. Lusterites. p.m. Comets vs. Hits and Misses. Canadians vs.. Commandos. Radars vs. Catelli's. Superiors vs. Robots. Grenadiers vs. Bombers. pan. Woolworths vs. Telephone Girls. Kitson Kids vs. Anameo. Zeros vs. Eagles. Pin Ups vs. Jokers. Safeways vs. Whosits. Closed Membership For Tennis Club SEASON WILL OPEN IN CITY ON MAY 24 Qualifying- Golf Scores! The Letnbndge Tennis club -a ill i nament have been moved anead 'o open officially May 24, as has been July 18, 19 and 20 sc that top-flight the custom lor a number of jears. players may play in the local but courts will be ready lor piav j and go on to Calgary over the week- May 22. it was decided at a meet- i end for the opening of the oro- K of the Tennis club vincial tennis tournament -ahich held Friday. O'.er the week- starts Monday. July 22. end tapes were laid, nets prepared i Prospective tennis p'avers may and ihe club hot.se repaired by a i apply for membership to Treasurer large and enthusiasnc work party, j P. Edmundsoa at the Marquis' In the next few days ihe couns are FSouer Shop and veteran members expected to round into splendid I are reminded that application condition and a large turnout is should be caads early as more than anticipated for Wednesday. i half of ihose who have already The executive decided to hold are new members and a city touraauiert and the dates of i closed membership has been decided the Southern Alberta Tennis tour- i upon for the coming jear. Country Club, Following are the 18-hole quail- fving scores for the President: competition, plajed over the CAXELUS FRACTICE. Catelli's fastball c'.ub hold a pidKice on commencing at 7 PJIL, the 10th Are. ball grounds. Anr pitchers interested are re- quested to turn for the practice. All players are re- minded to bring their uni- forms for crests- Club Golf Draws a; ,tfle .Couptr5 COU! course O.C. Soccer Team Trims Club Canuck Facer Winner At Santa Anita Meet lour. 76; Forrest 73; Garth Pilling. 73; Wvlie, 78; Don 73, Hugh Buchanan, 79: Vic Meech. 79; Pai Power. 80; Harrr Baalim, Hammond, soted cncites player has bees, appointed England's captac: shree tesc matches against India ;a "oe played in Britain this summer, is is prob- able he will lead the Marylebone Crickei club in an Australian tour year. BETTER CARPETBALL DOtJBLES Field and Track Meet For Barnwell BARXWELL. fHNS) The Banrwll school students and staff are planning a field and track meeting for this week, starting today, the exact date not decided, provid- ing-the necessary support is given. Trophies and cups are being plan- ned'for the various events. The _____________ _-.r.. setting apart bv the community Den Rov. with 34 for gross; and i 8 pjn. a. weekly half-holiday is something j Pal Power and Phil Kirkham. whoj else being considered." tied at 31 for the low ret. With Minorii Minora a rta! eihcr tow price bi feet sharpest blade to ticttt. ahavo will yew nrs MUIIE-COGC tAZCft Country Club Sweep Winners _ W.AC; Sweepstake winners in the on the night scheduled this] week so that the rinais msy oe run- It is important that the players la the carpetball doubles competi- tion held in the Legion club during the past few weeks piay their j ular Sunday morning competition at the L-ethbndge Country Club links for the President's Trophy were The games vs. j. Dro.es vs. J. Dysas at BLONDE DARN THOSE GNATS! Reglscerec ELS. Pateat Oincc By Chic Young Fox After 39th Straight Knockout PHTLADKLPHIA, Mav Blackjack BUly Fox. boasting 38 knockouts in 38 professional fights, get his 39th K.O. tonight, ths Philadelphia negro's manager. Blinky Palermo, predicts. But the intended (Bulldog) Harris of different ideas as to the outcome of the scheduled 10-rounder. Har- ris was kajoed bv Fox earlier this year in the last 30 seconds of the tenth round. Harris says the flattening was a fluke. And tonight he insisted he'd prme his point Harris wouldn't go so far as to sav he'lll knock 20-year-old light-heavyweight down and out. but he was positive the decision would go his way. Fox. whose knockout string has no parallel in ooting history, may earn a crack at the light-heavy crown now worn by Gus Lesnevich if he polishes off Hams again. Willingdon Cup Golf Matches Will Be Held, Edmonton TORONTO, May the first time since 1939 the Willingdon cap inter-provincial golf matches will be held this year and invita- tions have gone out to every pro- vincial golf association in Canada to send a team of four to Edmon- ton where the matches will be held July 29. J. A. 'Fuiler, president of the Royal Canadian Golf Association, who made the announcement, said that as usual these matches preceed the Canadian amateur golf cham- pionship, which commences the fol- lowing day, July 30th and lasts till Aug. 3rd. DONALD DUCK THE SALESMAN WAS GOOD LOOKING! Registered US. Patent Office By Walt Disney WELL, fake my tip end tryPicobac! it's a Buriey tobacco, and boy is it good I for a easy-pecking, smooth-burning, fragrant smoke, you can't beat Picobac is the pick of the Buriey crop, grown irs sunny, southern Ontario where climate and soil are the secret ingredients. GET SOME TO-DAY ecobac The Pick of Pipe Tobaccos. Mills Will Not Fight In States Olympic Games To Be Held, Wembley Broednbb. manager Heavyweight Champion Freddie Mills, said Saturday Mills, stopped j by Gas Lesnevich of N.J. last Tuesday, would not fight ;n the United States. "Freddie has enough supporters i in Britain without having to go across tap Atlantic." he "We signpd a contract, to a return if Mills beat Lesncvicli bat as he lost we are not bound by it LONDON. May 20 Most ol the major events of the 194S Olyai- pic Games will be run off at "Wembley, western Ixsndon iUburo. an official announcement said Fri- day. Cper.Jr.g and closing ceremoriies, track and events. footbaH T and te at lhe BrltsshLsght whlch accoinjnod3tc nearlv TOO BAD: They would have liked to fee the England Scotland international soccer match, but they were un- avoidably detained. In Glasgow's Barhnnie jail, men with time on thesr hands asked the jail governor if some well-known player could drop in to give them fn c s n g g be nc3d at the Empire Fool and other Wemoley j halls. 'rrs suse HER A LOSS XH! THSStS, 15' ao esr COHDCNSS1Z NEW L COSSENSSZ, HUH! I KNOW YOU2 IT S3GWT IN HEZE, PLSASC1 JUST SON' OUT TO SUVA.NSW CONDENSER LI'L ABNER WILL THEY GIVE HER THE AIR? By Ai Capp I COULDNTT 1- YOU TAKE rr TLJESOW, acs- ItL mar