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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, MAY OUT ON A A LIMB wilk LOBCMEJt FEXWICK TOMORROW there will be fpur ball games for you to try and take in if you feel so inclined. Thai Is, of coarse, if you are not tied Up at a golf course or on the tennis courts all of which should resemble overcrowded hives. At Henderson fastball StatUusa there be two contests, both to be played ia the evening. One of the games will get the Ladies" Sen- ior league underway, with Saf eways playsng McArtiuins. TCe other game will feature Buttons "and Catellis, both senior men aggregations. Adams Park, on the other hand. be the scene of a. baseball coubleheader between our own Gals Miners and a nine from Picture Butte. The first game will be in the afternoon, the other taking place in the early evening. If you consult what is left of the sports page (thanks to the paper shortage) you will probably ffnA the exact times of these games. All of these contest should be well Torih seeing and we urge you to gallop out to both ball parks at some tune during the day. You will be welcomed with open arms. And remember that very few sports can be successful If they are not supported bv the public. Golf addicts wiH also hare some- thing to do tomorrow. Both courses are featuring events for both sexes and are expecting large and con- vivial turnouts. The lethbrid-je Tennis Club is holding its official opening tomorrow and all fiends are exnecied to be out to take pars ia the proceedings. A BIT OF EVERYTHING Bandleader Fred Waring, who owns a golf course the States, has devised a new hau.licap system based on yardage rather than strokes he must be a short- hlz- ter Joe Louis and Billy Conn are so swamped with requests for tickets to their fight on June 19th that they are very likely to use some of their tormentors as punching bags The Kg hockey announce- ment that is supposed to be coming up any day now will be a. real anti climax In "that nractically everyone in town knows about It already Joe EOIaggio was benched the other day because of an injured leg Joe has always had trouble with injuries Golfers will be glad to hear that the Morris and Barrett Trophy for mixed two-ball foursome competition tias finally arrived in town said will be placed in the hands of the present holders, Dorothy Smncesky and Don Roy if you to challenge for it you can do EO by getting in touch with. Horace Barrett ___ COALDALE BALL TEAMS SUFFER LOSSES COALDALE. (HNS) Last Sunday was sot a Incky day for Coaldaie ball Teams. Pirates, after eight wins, bowed to Readymade for score of 10 to 5, while the Lyles. who took on Broders- of Lethbridge in an. exhibition game, lost 8 to 15. "White School Seniors, playing "White School Janiois at White, lose 4 to 5. In a doubleheader at Coaldale on May 24, the Pirates will play Lyles and Readymade will, play White School Seniors. BASEBALL TEAMS PLAT AT MILK- RIVER. EMPIRE DAT MILK RIVER. (HNS) The baseball teams of 1-17, Allerston and Milk River will go to bat on Friday ac Milk River for a prize. Southpaw Hurlers Keep Cards At Top St. Louis To Take 7-1 By JOE REICHLER, Associated Press Sport Writer. St. Louis Cardinals, knee-deep in southpaw strength, may turn a pair ol 20-game winners this year, both pitching from the lelt sitie. Only once since the turn of the cejatury has a National league club boasted nro left-handed 20- game winners in one season. In Max Lanier and Howie Pellet the Cards have m-o of the most accomplished pors- siders in. the league, having already von more than hall the team's total between them, they stood a good chance to emulate Lefties Carl Hubbell and Cliff Melton, each ol whom gained 20 or more triumphs for Mew York Giants in 1937. Pellet's fourth victory last night, a 7-1 win over New York Giants, enabled the Cards to regain their first-place National league dead- lock with Brooklyn Dodgers. The Brooks had moved a half game ahead by shading the Chicago Cute 2-1 in 13 innings. Dixie Walker. Brooklyn's Idol, gave his worshippers plenty to cheer about when he belled a long double Blairmore Rod and Gun Holds Shoot BLAIRMOREL Mem- bers of the Blairmore Rod and Gun Club held their second weekly shoot of the season last Thursday evening at Oliver's dairy just west of Blair- more. Some excellent scores were turned in during the shooting, although some erstwhile crack shots when shooting on the prairies for duck and chicken, found the clay pigeons somewhat harder to hit than a real live bird in the air. George Brown, who took top hon- ors afc the first shoot again came through with the highest score, smashing 17 out of 25. while Mar- shall Ha mil ion and Jas. Turner tied for second place with a 13-25 score. Other high scorers were H. Gard- ner. E. R. Thomsers. H. Oliver and J. Davis. E. R. Thomsen the parse for the special 10 shot event. BASEBALL LEAGUE ORGANIZED, GRANUM GRAJftTM. (HNS) At a meeting of the executive of the Granum District Recreational So- ciety Thursday evening it was de- cided to take a subscriDiion list to gather funds for the many activities planned by the organization. The suggestion was made that a-fairly large donation from a family would entitle them to free entry to base- ball, hockey, curling and other sports. This idea will be discussed at a general meeting to be held in June. No money will be raised bv dances, etc. A four team baseball league has been organized under Ted Jacques. "Win. Weber, Campbell MbTncosh and Roy Baird. A schedule of two sames per week will be drawn upT No Sunday games will be snonsored. The teams from outside Granum are to have financial aid from the cen- tral fund. There was some discussion about getting inter-sown sports for pupils in grades 6 to 8 as well as' high school. Fred Cartwright was appointed to take the youth training course in Calgary this summer. Some young lady be selected to take the course also. It is planned to have youth training classes next fall and winter. 1HERALD SPORTS PAGE SINE WmnPT Of COUNTRY CLUB toimig nffiner w COMPETITION Middleweight Tide QUALITY unsurpassed The flattering lines the tailoring details.. the lasting satisfaction in fabric and fit will justify your choice of them. f O YOUNG MEN AND MEN WHO STAY off the right field wall to score Dick Whitman in the 13th inning and give the Dodgers a 2-1 edge ?HA KEU S'OX W1X Boston's American league-lead- ing Red Sox retained their six- game margin over New York Yankees by winning a 12-inning game from Cleveland Indians 7-4- A home run by Ted Williams in live 12th broke a 4-4 deadlock. The Yankees overcame a 3-0 de- ficit, caused by Hanic Greenberg's first-inning home run, to defeat Detroit Tigers 5-3 and hand Fred Hutchmson his first loss. Until the Yanks tallied four runs on him in the fifth. Hutchinson had run up 18 consecutive shutout innings. In third place for a few hours as a result of Detroit's loss, the Wash- ington Senators fell back to fourth when they dropped a night tussle to St. Louis Browns 3-1. Johnny Sain pitched Boston Braves into a virtual third-place tie with the Cubs bv trouncing Cin- cinnati 5-1 for his fifth triumph. A double by first baseman Mur- rell Jones to the ninth scored Don Kolloway with the run that gave Chicago White Sox a 5-4 verdict over Philadelphia Athleucs. Witb Schoolboy Rowe starring both at bat and on the mound Philadelphia Phils upset Pittsburgh, 6-2. for the Quakers' second straight. Baseball American League Philadelphia 100 003 7 0 Chicago 000 013 10 0 Marchildon. Besse, Hams anc Rosar; Haynes, Caidwell anc Dicker. New York___000 041 10 0 Detroit....... 300 000 8 0 Gumpert, Wade and Dickey; Hutchinson, Trout and Tebbetts, Richards. Boston 000 000 201 13 0 Cleveland 100 020 000 10 i Harris. Dreiiewerc, Ferriss. Hugh- son and H. Wagner; Harder, V Johnson. Center ana Haves. Washington 100 000 6 2 St. Louis......COO 000 7 JIasterson and Evans; Shirlev anc Helf. National League Pittsburgh ...000 020 2 8 1 Philadelphia 000 022 6 12 1 Hallett, Heintzeiman. Gables and Lonez; Howe, Karl and Seminlck. Chicago 010 000 000 000 1 4 Brooklyn 100 000 000 000 14 3 Schmitz and Livingston. HcCul- lough. Scheffing; Hatren, Hig'oe and Anderson- Cincinnati 6 2 Boston 5 7 Shoun. Yanfienneer; Lambert Gumbert and Xjamanno; Sain, sine St. Louis 501 000 15 New York 5 1 Pollet and O'Dea; Carpenter Fischer, Trinkie, Thompson anc Pacific Coast Sacramento 000 000 10 1 Seattle 100 030 10 0 Wood, McColIom. Vargas and Conrov; Tost and Saeme. Los Angeles OQO 000 5 0 Hollywood 421 001 10 0 Errickson; Hausmann and Wil- liams, Stephenson; Eescigno and Unser. Oakland 320 000 5 0 Portland..... Oil 010 11 4 Shea, Adrizoia and Raimondi: Mooty. Mossor, Chetkovich and Turner. International 3 3 and Jersey City.....000 000 Baltimore 000 002 Messis and Grasso; Poat Kaon. Syracuse......000 031 Newark Prendergast and Just: Peek, Haley, Koutz, Kakoskv and Fallen. Rochester.....000 021 5 1 Montreal.....000 022 9 2 Surkont, Mikan and Hocken- berrv: Laga and Franks. Buffalo 9 6 Toronto ..._._.. Oil 020 5 0 weniry. and Tabacheck; Jordan and Cromptoa, Jersey City 000 100 242 Baltimore 110 000 15 2 Andrews, Sandell. Drisson, Fowl- er and Pruett; Calvert and Kaon. American Assn. Toledo I. Indianapolis 3. Columbus 4, Louisville 3. Last Nights Ladies B: Bank of Montreal 842 94S The Pegs 816 693 Thomson 243, 225, Max- well 221. Maple Leafs Gazelles............. 732 635 Win from Maple Leais by default, McLennan 1S3. ago 757 Gang Blisters...... 879 733 Metihurst 228. Grads 573 750 Patlisimos............ 667 661 Martin 225. T-B.D.............. 814 701 Bank of Commerce 640 862 Laches C: Kifcwn Kids 965 SOS Eagles 743 533 Patching 203. Zeros 810 686 Anameos.............. 739 763 Peterson 215. Jokers 763 821 Whoslts..........833 675 Wilson 204. Burnett 201. Tonight's Games p.m. "B" League: Bank of Commerce vs. Maple Leafs. 2-3. Grads vs. Bank of Montreal, 4-5. Gazelles vs. The Pegs, 7-8. T.B.D. vs. Rockets, 9-10. Gang Busters vs. Pattisimos, 1-6. Friday Games Cancelled Gciues scheduled for Friday night are cancelled owing to the holiday. CALGARY. May Colling, Vancouver, woa the West- ern Canada middleweight boxing championship here Wednesday night, with a 10th round technical knockout over Chief Tommy De- schambeault of Calgary; Rocky Wagner of Edmonton woa the Dr. A mixed two-bail par competi- tion will be featured tomorrow at the Country Club starting at Points wil! be awarded to teams as follows: five points for a liouble-eagle; four for an eagle; three for a birdie; two for a par- one for a bogie. Miners To Tangle With Picture Butte By HERB WANNOP Baseball cosies back to Adams Park tomorrow with ths 1345 edi- tion of the Miners get- ting their first test against the I strong Picture Butte nine ia a HOLIDAY SPORTS FARE matrimonial draw by marrying; boxer Johnny Ames, Calgary, to Miss Edna Anderson. Calgary, in mid-ring just prior to the main event of promoter Ernie Fan's six- bout fight card. The wedding :hat occupied the usual semi-Tsisdup spot was Ames' second appearance to. the nag that night, in a preliminary bout he won a clear cut decision over Jimmy Squair. Edmonton, ia four rounds, j an; Mrs. Stolize-Dr. Treated as a joke by the fans j Farry-Ted Forester: the principals first climbed" into the ring, the ceremony quickly drew the respect of the crowd when Rev. Mr. Burton opened his prayer book and conducted the ceremony. The crowd that was roaring its Following is the draw: Miss Bal- doubleheader. McKeivie; Mrs. Dever- I First game will get under way at ,ux-Jaek MeTavish; Mrs. fterrest- j p-m. with Mavor A. W. Shackle- Gordon Frfsby, well- sports booster. .Davidson; Sf MU j 2''15 p.rc. ana the second at 6 p.m. A mixed two-ban par competition _ __ __ will be played at the Country Ciab] G-1 ported "to be TX'" Sports fans of Tjethbridge will' hare a and varied bill of fare; to satisfy their sports over the May 24 holiday. Official opening of Henderson Fastball Stadium, starting a; 1 pja. and featuring leading city clubs in a double-header, will highlight the day's activities. One of the games will be played after dark through use of the aew night-light- ing facEities. The Miners' baseball team tangle with the Picture Butte team in a doubleheader at CalgaryMeet Opens 241 500 Horses By IXV73 QU (Canadian Press Ssaff -Writer) Calgary, May "sport of kjcgs" -ssrili make Jts 1S45 -srestera Canada debut ia regai fashion to- morrow tt, Calgary's VlccorZs Park. Aa niga of ibsa. 5IK> horses be entered sa the 14-day triisri Chief Sorter Jsuses Kjricftam; Mrs. H. _. King; Miss S. Johnson- j uvejv tais Tear> A. G. nine-hole mixed-two-ball the Miners have been! in the afteroooa. Memoers of the Lethbridge Sad- dle Club have planned a picnic ride for the day. i 35S heads o3 a few minutes previously was hushed when he neared the end and everyone ia the fight arena bowed in prayer. Organize Ball League, Coaldale COALDALE. A five- team intermediate fastball league has been organized in the Coaldale district. There are two teams from Pirates and Lvle's In- dians, sponsored by Lvle's Clothing Shop: the Readymace Royals, and two White teams, the W3iite School and White Seniors. Numerous exhibition games nave been played and from present indi- cations a high calibre of fastball will be dished up to the facs who have been turning out in droves to the games. The first league garces opened Wednesday. May 15 when the White Seniors met the Readyrsade Royals on the Heaaymade diamond. Score vras 1C-7 in favor of White. The game was called, at the end of the fifth inning because of Lyle's Indians travelled to White to take the School into camp 9-8 after a hard-fought, battle. In a brilliant game plared in Eeadymade Sunday. May 19, the Royals snapped the Coaldale Pir- ites' win streak ac 8 games when they shellacked them 10-5 before a record crowd of the season. The Pirates had previously von eight exhibition garces in a row and tbey were unset in their ooener by the fast, hard-hitting Royals. 30 NATAL-MICHEL ATHLETES ENTER MEET NATAL. B.C. (KKS) The athletes of the Natal-Michel school held a field day In the Natal ball park recently to determine the first two winners ia. each event to travel to Pernie to compete in the corning May 24 Kootenay boundarv track meel. Led by speedball J." Katri- chak, won first in both the 100- yard dash, the 220-yaxd dash and the heavyweight throw, some 30 athletes will represent the Natal- Michel school in the different events on that day. NATAL BASEBALL TEAM SCORES 13.6 WIN NATAL, HC. (HSS) The Natal Cubs, only junior baseball team operating in the Sast Koote- nay to date, donned their new uni- forms for tte first time as thev journeyed up the Crow's Nest Pass to tackle the highly-touted Juniors ia an exhibition game of baseball played at the newly-built Hillcrest stadium. Coming" from behind in the latter stages of the game the Natal Juniors -arens to town to score a decisive 13-6 win- Cubs will journey to Blairmore on Wednesday tc tackle the other Pass team, the Blairmore Juniors in a and home game genes. Improve Cardston Rodeo Grounds CARDSTON. (HNS) George Smith, builder and contractor, has been the construction con- tract for the new grandstands ana cement work at the Cardston Ro- deo grounds. Plans have been made by John Mould, and it is to be erected at an estimated cost of AH work is to be in readi- ness for the Cardston rodeo to be held July 17 and 18. A night show is to be a big added feature this year. Golf Match Underway Play in the flrst and second flights of the President's Competition, now under way at the Country Club, will be on a strict handicap basis. Play- ers who do cot know their handi- caps should see "Wally Devereaus before they commence their match. Remember (By The Canadian Press. Bill Stewart, chief referee of the National Hockey League ia -936 ffTiH a the National League, sizaed la manage the Chicago Black Hawks nine years ago today and gave Chicago a Stanley Cup in his 5rst year as manager. Paul Thompson succeeded hfrn in 1939. FRIDAY, MAT 24 Veteran Tony Lazzeri made American League history 30 years ago today xihen he drove in 11 runs against the Athletics in Philadelphia. Tile New York Yankee second baseman, who later had a go at managing To- ronto Maple Leafs of the Inter- national League, paced the Yarsss to a lopsided 25-2 victory vith three homers. Man "Old" at 50 tow Feels Normally Peppy, Younger >o M be rfld. Do rma call bow -pcpriwt O-ires nay iou recaln oka-tine irtffor. vj. btlity. Contains hloort ionic irop. oficn or -10, 50. W) eitiy 35c! TJ> Tonic Tablets to regain pep, vitaHTj. vounstr tws very far ul> u Ol food oona Bobs out everv night during the Coach OUie Luciani reports his charges are in tip-top shape and quite capable of Kirkhani-Jsia Freel- Mrs Par-'esi- We- J Marchant-Acgus Suiherland; ilrs. Jecl-M. Wilkin Wilkinson; Mrs. Bond- Pal Mrs. Kirkpatrfck-a- Sgt. O'Reilly; Norm _. George Palkner; Mrs. Kirkpatrick. Miss I. Cleadenan- Mrs. A. G. Millar- AST Ants are said to hare the tcost powerful jaw grip, proportionately, among Insects or anwrafis. Here's how the naentor will send Steve Smerek. cf: Hec Xegrello, 3b; Hrrde ib; Freddy Ono- frychuk. ss; Rigo Toccoii, c; Har- old Vcsburg. 2b; Johnny Siein. if; Mike Seaman, rf; Mat Slavish, p. Stan Chervisski will take over the mound duties for the twilight game. Friend and Steve Tomi. Uniforms, donated by George Rowe of the Dallas hotel prior to the war, have been cleaned aiid taKored and will be worn by this year's team, yew unsfoiass are not available. The club would like to thank an 1'- of The prerlocs record for the foot- hill city's sprrsg -srss 1SJD 333 horses took to ibe Hcrsemeri from all parts of Xorth. America -sia be levelling their sights en in purses. Included in ihis wUl be added Alberta. derby 'or three-year-olds on June G and tile handi- cap on the final day of June 3. Thought to be the first of its Vttd staged, in the SG-znils stock saddle race of :he those who reade contributions Hiding Club set for -cmo-row in wards the re-establishment of the Calgarv has dra-sT" 46 estr'es. Ail club for this season's play. Par- contestant muSi car-y a minimum ticular thanks have been extended gross weight of 200 pounds to Gordon Frisby of the Sicks' with a western stock saddle Lethbridge Brewery, who has aided i cover a planned the Miners in many ways, not the least being .in mairtng equipment available to them that would other- wise have been Impossible to aro- cure. Aissy tracks ecuipped with wslkle talkies will carry a play by play description of tEe event. The race Trill become a yearly event, in Cal- gary. BLONDIE A MAN OF WILL POWER Reglsterec US, Parent ontts By Chic Young DONALD DUCK THE SHOW MUST GO ON Registered U.S. Patent Office By Walt Disney PCK5GQNE IT, tSWSV...WHY DO ftE HAVE TO SO TO TUB. QPSSiV? CXM EJ IT >S .WUCH LI'L ABNER HER KNIGHT TO By Al Capp iTS CHr KAYE-BO X OEST (SCB-r) TMIS.'-CH. KAYS. DO j TELL. Lit. THAT.T'-WEl.L-VHA.T J A3WER DO VOU WANT r< NOT T TO t "ARRV DO' I'U. DO IT TCTIORRCW N1GHT-V- OKAY? KIDDING'-W LL nZ DO ON THE !N A FEW MIXUTES THET FAST-jKLKlN' ONE. 7H" NOSE., GOES ON TH'AjR.T- 1TS rAH (SOB.' CHANCE. ASNER, HE BE. E IN THE U.S.A. AH Cv, LOOK WHAT r FIXED YORE H VOU D'D TO RADDIO. 3UTTH' THAT INSTANT-D -VSVJT !S Y3? Yg CM. PANSV THING iS- lSCKAY.'.r ITSTittE FOR DA-NiNVS rr IN.'-I nusiKT) rr I ffff BRICK BRADFORP-And the Queen of Night YOU WILL HAVE TO RETURN HOME WfTH BRICK, MY YOU SEE, I AM DISMANTLING THIS PLACE I AM RETIiRNiMS TO AW OWN TIME AHD COUNTRY VERY r 5OON. YOU WOULD SE HERE ALONE. By WILLIAM RITF and GRAY PATCH UP YOUR QUARREL W3TH BRICK. 1 K.HOW KE 15 ANXIOUS TO HMD THIS rr DIFFERENCE. THAT'S RN5, MY CUILD. WILL EASE YCOS HEARTBiSEAK.SOODsY, BRICK BRADFORD-And the Queen ol Nighf By WILLIAM RiTT and CLARENCE GR KEY.WKERE'SJUSE- '-v '.KiT SHECQMlNSWtTHUS? J T ;