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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, May 54, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 7 American owners may have jumped the gun in saying no wants ail Canadian-born in series NEW YORK (CP) upcoming C a n a d a hockey series proviti nadian Amateur ciation with hot should draw mended "very strongly" at the (CP) If the u d a -R u s s i rovitlcd the Hockey Asso-nt copy out of 3. this week, it o less interest i o n a 1 Hockey f governors for two (lays ot sessions starting today. "There's no question where I NIIL president Clarence Campbell said today on the subject of contributions by the various league clubs to the Hockey Canada project. Campbell said he the invitation tended to Hockey Can all Canadian-born play lowed to participate spile some early oppo U.S. owners, he was will be accepted." He said some U .S Kelly, Schultz all mixed up .cams were hesitant to allow Jicir players to take part in the eight-game scries with the Rus- sians, scheduled for September, 'before there was any real tnowledge as to what it was all about." He referred to the series as a 'Canadian project" but that there was an "unfortunate lack of communication" between the Hockey Canada committee and the NHL. The death of C. Stafford Smythe, former president of To- ronto Maple Leafs, and depar- ture from the NHL of David Molson of Montreal Canadiens By THE CANADIAN PRESS A couple of high Flyers, Phil- adelphia style, are as much in the air over where they'll be claying hockey next as their employers. Dave Schultz, a rugged winger with Richmond Robins of the American Hockey League last season, said Tuesday night that so far as he knows he's still a Flyer. And fellow Bob Kelly, reported earlier in the neck to have signed with the National Hockey League club, now is said to be headed for Chicago Cougars of the rival World Hockey Association. Kelly couldn't be reached for comment, but Schultz said from his Rosctown, Saslt., home he knows nothing about his re- ported signing Monday by York Raiders of the WHA. SfTS NEW WORLD MARK Bob Seagren, vaulting for the California Striders, clears the bar at 18'4" for a new world mark in the pole vault. The old mark, held by Seagren, was Sweden's Kuell Kssakson matched the barely set record min- utes after Seagren vaulted. (AP Wirephoto) Six jockeys searched CALGARY (CP) The berta Racing Commission has gate for the Calgary Maturity clamped down on regulations j Slakes, a race which commis- at Victoria Park and six jock- sion chariman Irv Parsons said cys were .searched Saturday for illegal battery operated stimulating devices. No illegal equipment was found. The search was conducted CALGARY (CP} Race results Tuesday at Victoria Park: FIRST S1.5CO, allowance, 3 year olds, 7 fur- lonas, Kindly Former (Stadnyk) 7.50 5.00 3.60, NOEtime (Combs) 70.90 1170, Fcurthouql'.t (Sanchez) -1.30. Time: 1-5. County Dec' or, Northern Beau, Bramble Maqic, Will Argue, Blaze cf Speed also ran. SECOND claiming. 2 year olds, 5 fur- longs. Brtndkendan fRycrcft) J7 fit) U.60 5.50, Monkey Perl (Arnold! 3-60, Ginnies Boy (Bnrroby) Time: 3-5. Granciin Park, Special Bicnd, Aqu was picked at random for the search. Parsons said there have been are unfounded but the easiest way to guard against it ever happening is to conduct regu- lar searches." Stewards Marc Jenkins and Dan Osborne of the Western rumors jockeys wei such devices. "Generally, such claimir ings. Outroman (B; 7 fi FIFTH 4 year Canada Racing Association using! said the searches were the start of a general tightening ot rumors i security which will likely be extended to pony boys accom- panying horses on post parade and exercise boys in the morn- ing- Racing commission stewarc nlds and up. dene, Joy, Mistress Morn also DAILY DOUBLE: S17H. THIRD SI, -'CO. claitniny, J olds am 7 furlnncs. John Cvclocs 7.PO lift. M Biark 2.SO 1.50, B Good (Levinr) 3 Time: 3-5. V.'clfs Go C-0, Alley, End Of Rknsncnd, Hui Mopo QUINELLA: S6.90. FOURTH 51, WO, c.iirnincj, 3 yi.rr olds, Toby) 21. .10 6.30 3.50, (Whittle) 3.PO 3.30, Alchard 6.50, Time: Ky Honor, 0 Gemini, Go Go Glen, Fresway Flyer, Burgundy Lass also EXACTOR: SIXTH claiming, 4 year olds and up, 7 furlongs. Hills Of Snow (Sanchez) 9.30 5.20 3.70, Copcl To Dash (Combs) 6.10 3.60, Special Bout (Rasmussen) 3.30. Time: -i-5. Wee Celtic, Little Gypsy, Junie Moon, Jake The Rake, PacJdygceasy SEVENTH ing, i year olds and up, Low gross honors to Van Buskirk Bill Van Buskirk playing vilh the Packers' foursome ired a 41 to take home the >w gross honors in Country rub Golf League play Tuesday ight. Low net honors went, to Jim McDonnell, who ended with .13 and helped Batons sta: m top of the league with Lake- iew Texaco. Both clubs have 24 point: apiece in first place, but an closely followed by Tolles rup's and CHEC with 23 point; each. The low team net score wen to the Bcny's foursome wliic n c 1 u d e d Bob McGregor Vaughn Hembroff, Brent Loga and Don Rice who combine for a 152 score. In Lakeside action K e Tsujiura led the w a y fo Fraches as he won low net hoi ors with a 32 Tuesday. Wit Tsujiura setting the pac Fraches won low team net wit a 147. Joining Tsujiura wer And while the prospects of a legal entanglement loom large on the horizon for either or both players, there were murmur- ing's out of Houston that super- star Bobby Hull is ready to jump from the NHL Chicago lack Hawks to the WHA Winni- cg Jets. ALL CONFEKENCE Rumors abounded in Winni- ng that an established NHL layer was conferring Tuesday ight with Jets officials and the Itib has called a news confer- ice for 10 a.m. CDT today. It ould not be confirmed, how- ver, who or what would be an- ounced. "As far as I know I'm signed the Schultz said. But my lawyer handles all lat." He said rumors of him signing ith several teams in recent ays has upset him and that be idn't want to make any further omment until he talked to his 'hiladelphia lawyer, Howard Casper. EIGHTH claiming, 4 year olds and up. Clay Puctt. who conducted Hit search, said he is "convincec that in the past some rider.' have packed batteries here from time to time." "They do it everywhere else if they can get away with it There is no reason to think this track is any different." Four fines were also levied three in connection with tb Maturity Slakes. Apprentice jockey Curtis Lc- vine was fined 5100 for failin lo keep Game Song straigh coming out of the gate Dclbert Rycroft and Riri Hedge, riders of the first second finishers, were fined for fighting in the quar- ters. Hedge, aboard powerful Pop, claimed a foul against Rycroft who rode winner Kims Kid but the claim was disnl- lowed. i Frank Barniby was i'ined SilO for slashing another jockey twice wilh his whin. Ed Mihalik, Jim Shigehiro an George Higa. Low gross went lo Roc Eruneau of Dorigalti with a 3 Two eight-point sweeps were j wi Schultz, who amassed an AHL ecord 392 minutes in the pen- ilty box with Richmond this eason, concluded: "I'd like to mow what, the hell's going on." Meanwhile, Ed Short, general manager of the Cougars, be- came upset over the announced iigning Monday of Kelly by Philadelphia to a multi-year act. CLAIMS CONTRACT Short said the Chicago team has "a legal contract with Kelly signed last Tuesday" and that .he Cougars could possibly file suit if the 21-year-old winger re- mains in Philadelphia. In Houston. Aeros president Jim Smith said the WHA has agreed to pool its resources to match the contract Hull is seeking to negotiate with Chicago. The 15-year NHL veteran, five limes a 50-goal scorer, has said if the Hawks don't agree to his million for signing and SI million over the next four negotiate wilh Winnipeg. The Jets look Hull in the uni- versal WHA draft earlier this year. Smith said the WHA voted during a recent meeting in Quebec City to let Winnipeg pay million dollars of the contract with the other nine members chipping in apiece. "He wants S2 million and we feel he's the type of player who were listed by Campbell as con- tributing factors to the commu- nication gap. "Under the circumstances there was nobody left to com- municate Hockey Canada's posi- tion to anybody in the said Campbell. Under an agreement with Hockey Canada, the three dian NHL franchises at Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver agreed to give player support to any open hockey series with the then world champion Russian team. Smythe. who died following abdominal surgery' last October, and Molson, whose family sold its interest in the Montreal club during the season, were their respective team delegates to the Hockey Canada committee. NOTES PROBLEMS As far as Vancouver is con- cerned I'm not saying they veren't said Camp- rell, "but Mr. McLean (Can- icks' board chairman Cyrus UcLean) is not the normal rep- on the Vancouvei club, plus the obvious limita ions under which they oper- ate." The Canucks are owned by Minneapolis-based Medicore and its two chief officers fliomas Scallen and Lyman D (Palters, have been involved with the British Columbia courts over movement of fund, designated for the hockey club into accounts of a parent firm. "So wThen the package (serie of games between Russian ant Canada) emerged from Prague." Campbell continuec I think a lot of NHL peopl were taken by surprise.. He added that initially, proba My, some "noses were a littl out of joint that they hadn been informed" of the goings-o in Prague between Hockey Can a d a, the International Ic Hockey Federation and the So viet hockey hierarchy. "Plus the fact the pbserva tions (regarding participatio by players from U.S. teams were made for the most pa by lower echelon in tl management long befoi the owners had an opportuni to say what they thought." One of those opposed to allo' ing his players take part in tl series under its present form vas Weston Adams Jr., tl outliful president of Bcsti Brains, 1071-72 Stanley Ci champions. Campbell implied, howeve .hat perhaps those original against the venture may ha second thoughts when the gove nors meet here this week. ould be a tremendous draw for registered. Jubilee took eight from A and W while The Herald belter! Ace Building. COUNTRY CLUB Lakeview Texaco....... Tcllestrup CHEC........ Beny's........ Lilydale....... Gentle.men III Swills Dorisatti's Packer's Parson's Leth. Olfice Furr LAKESIDE Fleming CHEC Hni'se cf Lctlibi emen III ..21 ...20 ...20 the league." Smith added that from "people I've talked io" Hull is serious and that "there's at. least a 50-50 chance he'll be in our league." King-Browns top regatta Fraches Herald Drritjati; Suc-ar Beeterp Ace Bklq Supplies W I Life Dr. U. Kins-Brown and mats -5: Miss Elaine King-Brown sal- ied away with (op honors ir the opening Regatta of the St Mary's Sailing Club over the holiday weekend. The King-Brown entry bested i GETTING IN ON THE ACT Chicago Cubs' first base- man Jim Hickman and fan vie for pop-up foul off bat of New York Mets' Bud Harrelson Tuesday in Chicago. Hickman won the battle for the out. (AP Wirephoot) Last practice for Indy 500 McGregor's selection controversial TORONTO (CP) Selection ot Billy McGregor of Toronto for Canada's Olympic judo team has evoked differences of opin- ion between Canadian and On- t a r i o associations and has drawn letters of protest from Gold Uemura, of Toronto, Cana- dian lightweight champion. Uemura, who defeated Mc- Gregor for the Canadian title, claims politics played a role in the selection and in letters to Sport Ontario, Health Minister .John Munro and James Worrall, Canada's International Olympic Committee representative, he in-ged that the selection process be altered. Uemura defeated McGregor in the national championships in Halifax last weekend and also in the Ontario championships, in March. Uemura charges that the Canadian Kodokan Black Belt Association's selection sys- tem is unjust. F rank Hatashita. CKBBA INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (AP) Drivers who will start Satur- day's million Indianapolis 500-mile race got their final chance to map battle plans today during a three-hour ses- sion of "carburetion" runs. The 2.5-m i 1 e Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where more than will gather for the 56th running of the richest mo- toring event in the world, opened at 10 a.m. for the first time since time trials ended Sunday. The carburetion tests have been traditional at Indianapolis for years, but at least one car owner calls them "antiquated." "We haven't used carburetors on these cars in said 1 Lindsey Hopkins, a wealthy soft I drink bottler from Atlanta. I What the drivers actually do is practice, the same as they have done all month. For their final day on the oval, however, they use their race-day chassis not shown, thus will make his sixth Indy start anyway. Dallenbach probably will be the busiest driver at the Speed- r during the carburetion tests. Eace officials directed that the Lola must run at least 100 miles before it is certified for competition. setup, the new engines thev jave installed or reworked, and check fuel consumption and tire wear. LOSES DRIVER Hopkins, meanwhile, lost one of his regular drivers when Wally Dallenbach was selected Tuesday to drive Andy Grana- telli's STP-Lola. Along with Mel Kenyon and Roger McCluskey, Dallenbach had formed the Indy team that Hopkins co-sponsors. But of Hopkins' three pilots, Dallenbach found himself first on the bump list during the final flurry of qualifying, and ac- tually was ousted from the line- up by ex-stock-car driver Gale Yarborough. Granatelli's Lola had been qualified in the middle of the fourth row by 45-year-old Art Pollard during the first round. He wrecked it two days later, however, and wound up in the j Tigers open with victory EDMONTON (CP) Ed- monton Tigers, capitalizing on two big innings, defeated Red Deer Elks 11-5 in an Alberta Major Baseball League gama Tuesday. The Tigers scored six runs in the third and five in the eighth off losing pitcher Al McKee. The Elks committed five errors in those two innings. Bill Chahley was the winning pitcher, although he needed re- lief help from Ken Ewasiuk with the bases loaded and two out in the top of the eighth inn- ing. AI Staples had three hits for Edmonton, while Blair Hanna and Wayne McKee each got two singles. For the Elks, Fred Seyer had a single and a triple. Bowling second place finishers Ken i president and or.e of five mem- 1 Butler and Heino Dcekcn. I hers of Ihe selection board that relegated lo 33rd when j S, Charles Virtue and his male picked the Olympic learn, said Irene Virtue were third. CAPRI BOWL WEDNESDAY MORNING Allsnah Ercfjden 2J1, Barbara Bull- crt Sandra .-20 Mary Ward ?w Beverlcv Grant 255, Res Atkinson 225, Weaan Yanosik 226, Grace Norieka Chrti Schull 223. Karen Laronri' 221. DUCAN SOCIAL CLUB Joe Gazarek 273, Bill Pastoor 203, Leroy Ccnine 20B, Pat Gibbons 225, Lcuie Lippa 189, Rcse Vanderlep 2f7, i Phyllis Pajtoor 704, Juriy Canine 237, hospital With a broken leg. Dcrothv Miller snndv o.ikos The car wss repaired but was j WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON Audrey Oulletle 253 2M hryi'zkd SAINT JOHN. N.B. (Cl'l Canada's pai'liripation in world hockey competition came to Hie forefront Tuesday at I he annual 'meeting of the Canadian Ama- teur Hockey Association. The operation of the In'.erna- tional Ice Hockey Federal ion meeliniis and its president look some si rong criticism and CAIIA president Joe Kryiv.kn of Calgary offered some insight on pio'iress towards 11m upcoming Caiv.da-liuraia (-pen hockey sc- l.r (U'V'alos "might do lo (he CAIIA mcd- ir and learn lire way that lii'Clini's :ne cnmlndcd, Kry- delegates in his report n: CAIIA parlicipalinn :il I ho Illll1' spring congress in Prague. "The official working lan- guage is Knglish but fiO per cent of delegates don't under- stand a word of Kry- said. "liy lire lime it is translated inlo German, or any of Hie i other languages, the chairman has conveniently moved on to another topic." CHIT1CI7.KS lU.'XNY Hiinny Ahearno, IIHF presi- dent and mccling chairman, was for his handling of the meetings. Two motions were made by during the spring II11F congress, lie said he lost (he first without even hearing a vole. "1 made one and by Ihe time j 1 made, the .second one, he (Ahearnel indicated lo me that the vote had already been taken. I said I believed it was proper for a seconder and a show of hands. He said 'No, it was unanimous.' In an interview later. Kry- czka, a corporate lawyer just entering bis second year as CAIIA president, expressed con- cern over Ahearno's handling of Ihe meeting. lie found "it very strange thai somebody from Great Ilrilain, where parliamenlary procedure grew up, doesn't abide by par- liamentary procedure in organ- izing and running his own meet- ings "Many a lime, by Ihe time something is translated and the. impact of it. has hud time lo sink in, the chairman has ruled that the matter had been dealt with and he won't reopen the mailer to discussion." j j In his report on the Prague j congress, Kryczka said the nadian delegation had intended j to stress only Canada's position j in regard to world competition, j I maintaining the work towards j an competition in the! world championships. They had no inkling of any Russian plans for lalks on a higher level. j The Russians came right out and said Ihcy wanted to talk, j Kryczka explained. Agreement on Ihe September scries was reached aflcr approximately Id j days of negotiations. I In an interview, he said the composition on the Canadian team would probably have to be known by mid-July at the latest. "By July 15 I think we'll have a pretty good Kryivka said. Once the National Hockey League owners have given Ilicir consent, "sometime between now and Jnne-al the lalest by the middle of khow which players are interested, which are available. Then we'll get down to Ihe nitty-gritty of picking the team." Camc.s are scheduled for To- ronto, Monlrcal. Winnipeg and Vancouver Sept. Hi, with a re- turn engagement in the Soviet Union Scpl, 22-2fi. Pollard couldn't drive it. Mien- J53_ Tuesday the selectors had to go bach, who would have moved up caroiyn wnde '275 (7311, Sylvia ser. on Ihe basis of past perform-i from his first alteniate status to ifill the 33rd spot, had the Lolatjjj (tm, ances. cjhrlEtlantcn 333. 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