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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 3 _ THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, May 24, 1973 Jurisdictional dispute with HHF continues cries for CAHA sanctions CHARLOTTETOWX (CP) A Jurisdictional dispute between the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHFl and the Ca- nadian Amateur Hotkey Associ- ation (CAHA) may end in litiga- tion if the association follows a suggestion made Wednesday by j outgoing president Joe Kryczka of Calgary. I Kryczka told delegates to the 57th annual convention that the CAHA may seek a court in- junction to prohibit a European PITTSBURGH (API burgh Penguins cf the National Hockey League ha' e lost tu o pajers this >ear to the Hockey Association, and star centre Syl Apps is icoUig over his shoulder. Apps told the Pittsburgh Post- Gazette by plnno from King- ston. Ont.." Wedr.esday that he would be tempted to jump if tne new WHA franchise in Toronto had negotiating rights to him. Cleve'and Ousaders of the been negonatmg v.un iavu_r Al but Apps doesn t beem too inter- ested in making a mcne there. "If Toronto owned my lights in the WHA., he said, "that would be a different matter. If Toronto o..norl rr-' r.ghts, it would be a b'2 temptation to p'ay with them. The Ottawa franchise has been shifted to To; onto for the coming season. Apps' home is in Kingston. Tne 25-year-old bachelor's fa- t'-er, XHL Hrll cf Turner, Apps, is Ontario' minister cf correctional services. "If I'm going to jump." Aprs said, ''it'll be to a citj I reallv like. After you jump, jou don t a chance to ga am place else." HAPPY IN FOLD Apps, however, it clear that ha is not unhappy Pittsburgh. "The Penguins ha1 e treated me he said, and other than Toronto, Pittsburgh is the best place for me to Apps says the Penguins haie offered him both and three-year pacts. "I'm not opposed to signing for two years.'' Apps said, "as long as the money's there." Meanwhile, left v. ing Steve Cardwell signed Wednesday with Minnesota Fighting Saints cf the WHA, the second Penguin to jump to the WHA in a week. Reserve goalie Cam Newton earlier signed with Chicago Cougars. The Penguins, however, would feel the loss of Apps. He is the spark plug of the team Last year he set a club record for assists. Penguin general manager Jack Kilev said Wednesday night that he "doubts very se- ricusly if Apps will leave." "I have an appointment next Thursday with Eagleson to dis- cuss Apps' Riley added. aiders for 73 NEW YORK (CP) The New York entry in the World Hockey Association will have new owners and a new name but the coach will be the same next season. The club announced Wednes- day that Camille Henry has signed a one-year contract to coach the Golden Blades, for- merly the Raiders, in the 1973- 74 season. No figures were disclosed, but a club spokesman said Henry will have a salary representa- tive of other major-league hockey teams. It is believed he will earn about 530.000 annually. The Golden Blades also an- nounced they had acquired de- fenceman Ray Larose from Houston Aeros in return for the negotiation rights to goalie Ron Grahame of the University of Denver. Larose, six-foot 190-pounder from Quebec City, played in 68 games for Houston last season and scored one goal and 10 as- sists and spent only 25 minute in the penalty box. The nucleus of the Golden Blades remains intact since most of the top players were signed to long-term contracts last year when the Raiders made their debut in New Square Garden, Last season, Henry had his problems trying to coach an ownerless club. The original owners, lawyers Dick Wood and Seymour Siegel, had personal problems as well as financial ones and were not able to meet the payroll of the team with the scison less than two months old. team from playing in Canada unless their tours are sanc- tioned. Noting that the international scene had become of vital im- portance, Kryczka said "our in- terpretation of the IIHF regu- lation is diametrically opposed to the views held by their presi- dent, J. F. (Bunny) Ahearne. "Mr. Ahearne Believes Eu- ropean teams can engage in ex- hibition games with professional clubs in Canada without CAHA permission. "I strongly suggest that if the IIHF and Mr. Ahearne persist in this attitude, the CAHA should apply to the courts for an injunction restraining the Russians or any other European hockey team from arranging tours in Canada without our consent.'' NEVER DISAPPROVED "We have never said that the CAHA disapproved of games between the Soviet Union and National Hockey League Kryczka said, "but we are determined that all such tours must be sanctioned by this association. "The National Hockey League is not anxious to have a con- frontation with the Kryczka said, "and that is the reason all games in the up- coming series between the Rus- sians and NHL teams are being in the United States." Kryczka's comments followed a report to the plenary session by Gordon F. Juckes of Ottawa, CAIIA executive director. Juckes was reviewing a re- port of his visit to the World Hockey Congress in Moscow in April. Juokes said there were three items of primary importance olving from the congress. One was open competition for the world hockey championship, an- other was open competition for the world junior championship, and a Jurisdictional argumenl over which association had the right to sanction tournaments between European and Cana- dian clubs in Canada. MINISTER GUEST SPEAKER In the evening, Gordon L. Bennett, minister of justice and acting premier cf Prince Ed- ward Island, was guest speaker at a dinner sponsored by the province. He acknowledged that tlie CAHA had an untarnished reputation as leaders of hockey in this country, and asked the association to "forget about professionalism at the minor tioekey level. 'The interest of these young players will be best served by supporting a program that pro- vides "sheer h e said. Earlier in tte day, T. B. VlcCormack of Thunder Bay, Ont., vice-president of the mi- nor hockey congress, told dele- gates his group was "concerned about the effects of pressure on boys under 10 years of age playing in organized groups. "We hope all aspects of this concern will be thoroughly in- vestigated by the CAHA's tech- nical advisory group's subcom- mittee on under the chairmanship of Dr. George Lariviere of the University of Quebec. McCormack said he hoped the results of the study would be applicable to all minor sports. Posey ousted by Norris Team INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Driver Sam Posey, whose car was disqualified as alternate for the Indianapolis 500-mile race, indicated Wednesday the team president was being fired. At the same time, Fred Car- rillo, president of Champ Carr Racing, issued a statement ad- mitting an attempt to alter an ineligible car to make it appear new. The team's No. 34 car, quali- ends letter to president for help By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS j wouldn't let her. It was against the rules. Jenny Fulles, a 10-year-old fifth grader from Mill Valley, Calif., got so she wrote a letter to the Vvhite House, marked ''personal' to President Nixon. A blonde left fielder who could run, hit and slide with the best of them, she complained she wanted to p'av W !e League baseball but they "It made me she said. ''There are lots of girls who want to play and lots of boys who want us to play. I agree with almost everything I know about women's lib." j The letter was turned over to I the civil rights office which i promised a full investigation to rra-summer Savings Reg. 11495 Price SAVE ON THIS BIKE AND MANY OTHERS AT 913 3rd Ave. 5. Phone 327-3221 CLOSED MONDAY OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. SERVING S. ALBERTA FOR OVER 35 YEARS" see if Jenny was a victim of discrimination. In Ypsilanti, Mich., a whole city went on the warpath when pig-tailed, 12-year-old Carolyn King was barred, because of her sex, from a local Little League team. A team in Concord, N.C., is facing suspension from the Babe Ruth League for playing a 13-year-old girl, Yvonne Burch, and another Babe Ruth team in Scheneotady, N.Y., is refusing to play Sheila O'Donnell, 13, al- though her mother insists, "Sheila can throw and catch a ball like any 13-year-old boy." Female tykes are causing great concern among men who insist rules are rules and girls have no business play- ing certain games with boys. "We are getting a tremendous amount of mail on the said Robert Sirrat, director of public relations for the Little League. "But our directors have taken a firm stand that there is no rf-.ce for girls in the Little League. We are considering es- tablishment of a special league for girls." That may not suit Jenny and Carolyn but, as of the moment, they are fighting a losing battle. "Baseball is a contact said Stirrat. "It can be hazard- ous. We have a five-page medi- cal report which points out that girls are incapable of com- peting on the same level with boys. Their bones are more vul- n e r a b 1 e, their reactions slower." The Little League, played by 2.5 million boys 12 years old and under in 31 countries, was supported in its stand by the Babe Ruth League, with players from 9 to 15 in 16 coun- tries. Flyers give Shero new contract PHILADELPHIA (AP) Fred Shero, coach of Phila- delphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, received a new three-year contract Wednesday as a reward for the team's im- proved performance, and to dis- courage offers from the rival World Hockey Association. The 47-year-old Shero's origi- nal thres-year contract had one season remaining, and there were reports he had been ap- proached by the WHA. He joined the Flyers in June, 1971, after 10 years in the New York Rangers' organization. Shero guided the Flyers to second plane in the NHL West Division last season. Phila- delphia went on to defeat Min- nesota North Stars 4-2 in the best-of-seven game quarter-final Stanley Cup series, but lost 4-1 in the finals to eventual cham- pion Montreal Canadians. In Shero's first year, the Fly- ers missed the playoffs when they lost the last game of the season to Buffalo Sabres in the final three seconds. A tie would have given Philadelphia a play- off spot. fied by Posey May 13, was bumped from the lineup. Offi- cials of the sanctioning U.S. Auto Club, said decals and se- rial numbers were changed to make car 34 appear to be a new car, No. 31. A USAC inspector discovered the alteration before any attempt was made to qual- ify the racer. Carrillo said in a statement: "I want to make it clearly un- derstood that the team sponsor, Norris Industries, had no knowl- edge of my attempt to disguise the No. 34 car as the No. 31 car. I personally apologize for the great embarrassment which I have caused Norris Industries." Posey said "there had to be a fall and added Carrillo would be offering his resigna- tion. "It was a b a d deal all the Posey said. "I didn't really find out about it until Saturday morning. By then I had to help cover up The driver said it "was all so unnecessary" because the tsain i could obtained another machine "and probably quali- fied it with no problems." The team WES fined by USAC and the Speedway and ordered to post a 000 bond by Friday to continue in USAC sanctioned events. Getting it from the horse's mouth Secretariat, winner cf the Kentucky Derby and the Preakncss, nuzzles his exercise boy Jim Gaffney as he gsts a bath at Belmont Racetrack in Belmont, N.Y. following a worlcojt The horse is preparing for a try at the Belmont Stakes on June 9, where a win would make him the first horsa to win the triple crown since 1948. Short sport SAINTS INK SMITH ST. PAUL. Minn. (AP) Minnesota Fighting Saints of the World Hockey Association signed two players from the Na- tional Hockey League Wednes- day, taking defenceman Rick Smith from California Golden Seals and left wing Steve Cardwell from Pittsburgh Pen- guins. Smith, 24, had nine goals and 24 assists for California in his first full season with the Seals in 1972-73. Cardwell, 23, had several in- jury problems in 1972-73 but scored nine goals and eight as- sists in the last 17 games of the season. FIORENTINA WINS BOLOGNA (Reuter) Fio- rentina of Florence advanced to the final of the Angol-Italias Cup soccer tournament against Newcastle United bv defeating Bologna 2-1 in semi-final play Wednesday. The first leg was tied 1-1. ERSKINE RETIRES ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) Carl Erskine, former star pitcher with Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers in National League baseball competition, has retired as head baseball cpsch at Anderson Colfa-e. Ers- kine, who spent 10 years with the Dodgers, has coached the team since 1960. DAVIS QUITS FOOTBALL MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -Min- nesota Vikings of the National Football League said Wednes- day that offensive tackle Doug Davis, a seven-year veteran, is retiring. Davis, 28, picked by the Vikings on the fifth round of the 1966 college draft, played four seasons as a regular be- fore being used in a reserve role. SHEARS FINISHED MONTREAL (CP) Jerry Shears, 47, of Montreal an- nounced Wednesday he will not seek re-election as president of the Canadian Amateur Boxing Association. Shears, who has been presi- dent for five years, made the announcement before leaving 'or the CABA's annual meet- .ng which begins today in Cliar- lottetown Johnston will play Leafs TORONTO 'CP) Eddie Johnston said in a telephone in- terview from his Boston-area home Wednesday he intends to join Toronto Maple Leafs for the 1973-74 National Hockey League season. "I'm definitely going to To- said the 36-year-old goaltender who was traded to Toronto earlier this week by Boston Bruins to complete the ill-fated Jacques Plante deal. Plante was acquired by the Bruins in a late-season deal that was expected to bolster Boston's playoff chances. The club was knocked out of the playoff picture in the first round. Plane indicated after the sea- son ended he would be back in Boston again next season but subsequently signed a 10-year pact as general manager-coach of Quebec Les Nordiques of the rival World Hockey Association. "There's been a lot of talk about me joining the (New Eng- land) Whalers of the Wcrld Hockey Association but that's not Johnston said. "I talked to Clancy (Leafs' vice- president King Clancy) this morning and I don't expect any problems. "I understand I'll haar from general manager Jim Gregory soon." Johnston has one year left on the NHL contract he signed with Boston and expects tha Leafs will negotiate the deal into a long-term pact. Soms 22 of trs Lcthbii-Jjre Y Stingray Swim Club to died to Cckjary re- cently ai'd hem 3 their cf in the an- nusl Inu'.rUonal sv.irn Tr.e s cr.e or i 14 Mum el1.10 i v icJ: rr t IP t'. c IwC-csy c-. c.'.t staged the Urivasity of Calvary pool Pucr to Ilia cair-petio-i, each club sjbmit'ed time qualifica- tions for each enUy end they v.cro f divi-'cd in'o .A. B rr-l C for meet. IIcscl.o.i f? :J v.ll in the nan's class 13 picked ur> a Uiiid arc! a fourth in A dh isirn cornpelitio i alorg With a t-cco id, tbp d and fourth in his oihcr events. Mary Ann Huriies suit in the ladies' open as she picl.ca in a second and in "A c.vision cvcnU and a pair cf ECCOJQS and a fouitn in ether races Ei-others Ted art Tim Han- sen reaped tl ?ir share cf awards in the bojs' 13 and 14 age group. Ted scored a in an A division along v.ith two thirds, a pair of fourths and a fifth in his other races. Tim picked up a fiist in the A division breasiitroke class while adding a second and third in lower class iaccs. Other A ouision nb'jons went to Mcioue Fei -on, ho placed third in the firV 11 and 12 age group. Cr-'ia vith a fourth and Ann v.ith a thud. Beth gills suam in the 10 and under calcgoiy. Ljnagn a'so walked away with firsts, a second a'icl a fourth in her ether events diu-- ing the tuo-day meet. Meanwhile in B division races, Carey Rcnnlrec, who competed in fhc bojs' 10 and under age group, regisleied a first and three seconds to lead the local club. Marlenc Coulter recorded a third and fifth place finish in girls' open while Jean Gregory added a fourth in the same class. The Lethbridge Amateur swim club a'so paitic'pated in tne i.icct and cane home with their share of nb- bcns. in A division com- petition include Susan Hunt, Bill Syme, Barry Emerson, Gordon Syme and Lori Lavku- I'l; while the following captur- ed vans in the B division; Cindy Gleb, Derek Graham, Emer- son, Gordon Syme and Mark Babick. The C section winners includ- ed Graham, Rob Tietz, Lavku- lik, Gray Greenway, Sharon Sekija and Helen Morley. NATIONAL LEAPUS Chicago New Ycrk Pi'fsoLrqh Fh.iar'c'chia S' Lou.s Si-) Francisco "re mati HcLstcn Lcs Angeles San D.ego East W L 24 17 19 17 16 18 16 19 15 24 13 24 WQSt 28 17 25 16 25 18 24 18 16 21 16 27 Pet. .585 .528 .471 .457 .385 .351 .652 .591 .591 .410 .372 GBL S B 9 1 9 11 lyy a [email protected] s can save en 1972 CHEV TON V-8, auto., P.S., P.B., 400 C.I, radio. Complete with lOVb ft self-contained camper. 1972 MONTE CARLO Factory air, loaded, 1 door hdt V-8, auto., P.S., P.B., radio. TODAY'S Sen Francisco Barr (4-4) at At- Icnia A'orton (4 4) New York (5-3) at Los An- geles John (J-2) WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Houston 000 100 392 C.rcirnati Odl 110 450 Wilson, Ray York (3-2) (9) and Jiitze Billmrham, Hall C2) (9) and Bench. HRs: AVnkn (1) Lou's at New York, ppd rain. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, ppd., rt in. r'l catio t 2 iVonfeal 001 100 000 8 2 Hcc'o-i, Locker (7) Bunham (3-0) and Rudolph) WcAnally, Walker i" Z> '7) and :rn COO 210 8 Los Angeles ceo 3 7 o Corkms, Arlin (21) Romo (9) rnd Kendall, Messersmith Brewer (8) and Yeacer HRs: C'rkms Rus- sell (li San Frarcisco at Atlanta, ppd., rain. LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet. Lopes, LA ......97 17 36 .371 SF......152 IS 43 .352 ft'ota, LA 91 11 32 .352 Cash, Pqh .....IT 20 39 Roi.n-on, Phi 87 13 30 345 Htn .....1M 33 53 .344 Fairly, Mon 93 13 32 .34-i A'- i hew SF Ill IS :s Srnto, Chi ITS 21 46 .338 Ho-ne S'arnell, Pittsburgh, H. Aarcn, Atlanta, Runs batled in' Bench, Cincinnati, Ferguson, Los Angeles, Pitching five decicions' Billinqham, Cincinnati, Reuss, Hous- ton, (5D. Downing, Los An- geles, i; League Richmond 7 Pawtucket 3 fharles'on 4 Tidewater 3 Pcch-ster at Peninsula, 2, ppd., rain Syracuse al Toledo, 2, ppd., rain Pacific Ccast League AlbuqucrCLC 9 Eugene 3 Phoenix 6 Hawaii 3 11-7 Salt Lake 4-5 Ticorna 13 Tucson 8 AMERICAN LEAGUE East W Detroit 20 New York 20 Milwaukee 18 Baltimore 17 Boston 16 Cleveland 18 West Chicago 23 California 21 Kansas City 23 Oakland 23 Minnesota..... 20 Texas 12 L Pet. GBL 20 .500 20 .500 20 .474 19 .-172 20 444 23 .439 1 1 2 13 .439 16 .568 19 548 19 .548 17 .541 25 .324 2Vi 3 3 11'A TODAY'S GAMES Milwaukee Champion at Bos- ton Lee (3-1) Cal.fornla Ryan (6-3) at Chicago Wood (10-3) Cleveland Bosman or Strom (1-5) at Baltimore Alexander California 010 020 361 Chicago 000 100 582 Sinqer Sells and Torborq; Fisher, Forster (20) (5) and Brink- man. 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