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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ____ Thimdoy, May S3, 1772 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD WINNERS GATHER The winners of the Olympic Torch Awards Barbara Wagner Grogan and Robert Paul. All wan gold medals for Can- gather in the National Arts Centre in Ottawa Wednesday. Left to right ado at the Olympic Games. (CP Wirephoto) are, Barbara Ann Scott, Nancy Greens Raine, Tom Gayford, Jim Elder, Recipient unable to attend presentations Double honors go to Percy Williams EF OTTAWA The Cana- dian Olympic Association capped its Olympic Night Wednesday with the presenta- tion of the Olympic torch awards. Percy of the 100 and 200 metre gold med- als at the 1928 Olympics in Am- chosen top Cana- dian Olympic competitor and loading individual in the Sum- mer Olympics. Williams said in a letter read by COA president Harold Wright that due to doctors' or- ders he ivas unable to attend. "If I happen to win an the letter said, "it would be a great and signal honor for me." "Also I regret that I will miss the chance to meet so many of Canada's younger athletes who have and will continue to be such a great credit to our coun- try." When Williams won the 100 metres experts called the un- known school kid from Vancou- ver a one-in-a-milh'on shot. Two days later he proved them wrong by winning the 200 metres. "Percy thanks all for the great honor that you have given said Wright. Nancy Green Raine of Burn- aby, B.C. and Barbara Ann Scott King of Chicago shared the award for outstanding Win- ter Olympic performers. Mrs. Raine won her gold medal for skiing in the 1968 Winter Olym- pics at Grenoble and Mrs. King for her figure skating at St. Moritz, in W48. Wednesday unveiled the new "I couldn't he more proud Canadian uniforms to be than to share an award with i al the 1972 Olympics. such a great athlete as said Mrs. King, who earlier All-star voliug starts Saturday NEW YORK (AP) Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn said Wednesday voting will begin Saturday to select players for the 1972 all-star game to bo played July 25 in Atlanta. Computerized ballots will be distributed in all major and minor league ballparks and in retail stores. The cards have punch out sections for choosing a player and spaces for write-in candidates. I Kuhn said tabulations will be made each week to produce run- ning totals. Eight players from each league have been nominated for ench infield position and catcher, while 24 players from each league are listed for out- Held posts. As in the past, pitchers and reserve players will be named by the all-star managers. Balloting ends July 9. Barboza gives testimony Cousy met with Mafia WOOLCQ GALAXY OF GARDEN VALUES Pruner Anvil type, size with razor i h a r p blades, Chroma finish, plastic- tooted 4 tgg handles. I EACH high Redwood Trellis Unpointed California Red- 1.97 red- .97 wood. 6' with 7 le T MODEL in stained wood or painted white. EACH Safely repels dogs and cats. Can be used for lawns, borders, windows, etc( Tree and Shrub Clearance Selection includes Ash, Chinese Elm hedgn, Poplors, Willow etc. Healthy young planti ready for spring planting. gooa selection ot healthy Choose from various vegetables and flowers. Lawn Green Fertilizer 20-10-15 formula releasei nitrogen for a season of steady growth without burning. 22 Ib. size cov- ers about 5000 fj AC BAG O.HO DELUXE ROTARY FERTILIZER SPREADER Adjust dials to spread to one side only, or in a 4' to 8' pattern from 4 ounces to 40 pounds of fertilizer. Easy to man- ouvre. 4 QQ EACH lO.OO Popular Low-Priced Wheelbarrow Ideal for the average homeowner. Drawn steel tray holds cu, ft. 10" tire with oilite bearings, 1" tubular steel handles. Easily assembled. EACH 14 Spacemaker Storage Shed with Sloping Roof with detp ribbfid waif Made from Sloclcolor prcfinishod nonoh. 94" widr, 7fl" -1" hiph ol pook. fbor Open Dailv a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. v College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive EACH WW EACH 19.97 USEYOUR "CHARGE IT The uniforms were designed by John Warden of Montreal. They include red cardigans with white pants and white shoes. Mrs. King was the first Cana- dinn individual to win a. gold medal in figure skating. Mrs. Raine, who besides hold- ing a gold and silver medal, is j twice winner of the World Cup skiing championship, said "we share this with all gold medall- ists." "It's been just wonderful being here and meeting 60 many great medal winners- people I've idolized like Bar- bara I hope presenta- tions like these continue." TOP WINTER TEAMS The outstanding winter team three-time world figure skating champions Barbara Wagner Grogan and Bob Paul. Mrs. Grogan, now living in Olympic Valley, Calif, and Paul of Los Angeles received the award for their 1960 medal-win- ning performance at Squaw Val- ley, Calif. Paul said that winning the award was one of the biggest thrills of his life while Mrs. Gro- gan said she "accepts this for all gold medallists.' The 1968 equestrian team ol Jim Day, Jim Elder and Tom Gayford was named Canada's top'Summer Olympic team. "I just want to say that some- body besides us must like said Elder. Highlighting the presentations was a movie celebrating the spirit of past Olympics with em- phasis on turning people on to the 1976 Olympics in Montreal. "The Canadian Olympic Asso- ciation has redefined its imme- diate objectives to favor quality over quantity in games partioi paton until said Wright, who announced Wednesday a game plan for Canadian ath- letes taking part in the Mont- real Olympics. He said the COA plans to j place Canada in the top 10 at the 1976 Olympics. The by a poI of sports writers and broadcast- ers across Canada were presented on national CTV net- work television before an en- thused audience in Ottawa's Na- tional Arts Centre. WASHINGTON (AP) Bob Cousy and two other former Bostin-area pro athletes met with members of the New Eng- land Mafia, a House committee was told Wednesday. Joseph (The Baron) Barboza, a self-described enforcer or strong-armer for the mob who I is in prison for conspiracy tu commit murder, identified the other athletes as Gene Conlcy and Bate Parilli. Cousy, a former star guard with Boston Celtics, now coaches the Kansas City Na- tional Basketball Association team. Conley also played with the Celtics and pitched for Bos- ton Red Sox, while Parilli quart- erbacked the Boston (now New England) Patriots and New York Jets. Appearing before the House Select Committee on Crime, Barboza said he was introduced to PariUi when the former player and Conley visited the Ebbtide Lounge in Boston. He said the pair spent 45 minutes in a back office with mobster Henry Tameleo during the 1964- 65 season. "When he came out from the back Tameleo said, "take the Los Angeles Lakers and four referring to an upcoming NBA contest. Records show Conley had re- tired by then. SAW COUSY AT FARM Under questioning, Barboza said he once saw Cousy and Conley at Arthur's Farm in Re- vere, Mass., a Boston suburb. Arthur's Farm, he said, was a mob-owned fruitstand where stolen goods also were peddled. When such allegations camp up before. Cousy denied his visits to the store were con- nected with anything illegal. A former prize fighter, Bar- i boza also linked the Mafia j anch run by Raymond Pa- triarca of Providence, R I., with Scarborough Downs racetrack in Maine and Berkshire Downs and Suffolk Downs in Massachu. sells. Questioned by Rep. Sam Steiger Barboza said Patriarca "had something to do with Scarborough Downs and had something to do with Berksliire but knew no other details. Tameleo, he said, told him The New England "about 50 per cent of the horses that ran in New England." HORSES DOPED He also said jockeys were pressured at the Ebbtide Lounge into fixing races and that horses were doped at Suf- folk Downs. "They would use injections to slow down the three or four fa- vorites and bet on he said. Barboza, whose testimony has resulted in the conviction of four persons on first-degree Barboza if he knew of any connection between "the Office" and entertainer Frank Sinatra. Barboza said. "Sin- tra fronted points at the Foun- tainbleau and hotels in murder charges, told of beat- Miami Beach and Las Vegas. ings and several murders. i "Points" are a percentage of In addition, Steiger asked i ownership. Miners split in Calgary Dallas Cowboys, who are the current Alberta Senior "B" fastball champions have chang- ed their name to the Lethbridge Miners for the 1972 season. This year the Miner's will participate in the Calgary Major Men's Fastball League playing on a home and home basis. The Miners officially opened their 1972 league schedule Tuesday night as they tra- velled to Calgary for a pair of games. In Uw first contest, the Min- er's needed two extra innings to edge Host Rent-A-Car 3-2. George Santoni earned the mound victory while Ron Lem- bliz suffered the loss. Corrido Santoni supplied the offensive strength for the Min- er's knocking in all three runs with a triple and a pair of singles. Lethbridge stranded eight runners on base while Calgary left 14. Errors proved to be the de- clining factor in the second encounter as (he Miners gary Power Chiefs. Miners committed s e v ft n disastrous errors which allow- ed for most of the Power Chiefs' runs. Both winning pitcher Gary Simmons and losing hurler George Santoni gave up only four hits. Lcs Armstrong managed a home run for the winners. Race results Stamps sign Robinson CALGARY (CP) Larry Robinson, Calgary Stamped- er's veteran place kicker and defensive back, has signed for his 12th season with the West- ern Football Conference team. Robinson is the second-high- est scorer in the CFL with 817 points, second only to Tommy Joe Coffey who has 923. Robinson leads in converts with 304 field goals with 126. The Grey Cup champion team also annocnced that de- fensive back Jim Sillye has signed for his fourth season. He specializes in running back punts and can also play as wide receiver. The signing of the two non- imports gives the Stampeders 35 signed players, including 20 newcomers. CALGARY (CP) Rota retults Victoria Perk Wednesday! FIRST H.500. claiming, 3 year elds, T fur- longs. i Sweater Girl (Hsynes) 17.30 11.10 S.M, Last Trust (Perry) 1J.70 7.50, Clever Boy 3.BO. Time: Gallant Apollo, Cameo Cap, Taka- toot Hawk, Pride's Joy, Ma 0 also ran. SECOND JVOO, claiming, 4 year olds, 7 fur- longs. Multl Special (Combs) 8-00 AM Royel Rouser 3.BO 2.90, Azweil (Hamill) -4.90. Time: 3-5. Twlns's Pride, Big Llttlebull, Legal Term, Nesh Boy, AH Kl also ran. DAILY DOUBLE; 160.45. THIRD claiming, 2 year oidi, I fur. longs. Gallon O'Gold (Whittle! V.70 4.60 3.30, Spanish Gold (RycroM) 16.60 7.10, Petticoat Pirate (Sanchez) Time: 1-5. Jolle Ike, Stormy Summer, Kelly H- Krlkelin, Key Orb also ran. QUINELLA! 156. FOURTH J1I600 allowance, 3 olds, 7 furlongs. Gallant Shadow 9.3d 4.10 5.70, Damon's Demon (Shields) 3.80 7.60, Dans Artist (Barrohy) 3.50. Time: 3-5. Emerald Linn, Faults Entre, Our Lad, Baha Marimba, West Wind Hope also ran, FIFTH claiming, 4 year elds end up, furlongs. Tropical Treasure (McCauley) J.BO 1 60 2 30, Courteous (Shields) 3.20 2.60, Regal (Rasmussen) 4.40. Time: 1-5. Round River, Billings Bullet, i Roman Scholar, Lady's Trip also ran. EXACTOR: 513.60. 1 Track Screfch: Prince Gray. SIXTH I claiming, 4 year olds and up, i 7 furlongs. Gome Boy (Combs) 2-J.30 10.20 5.70, Circle Mack (Barroby) 7.30 4.90. i Jr. Orbit (Norris) 5.10. Time: 2-5. T'jrf-na, River Coal Duit, SEVENTH allowance, 4 year olds and up, 7 iurlongs. Steel Hatter (Hamill) 4.30 2.70 2.30, Kuckeee Lad (Klpllna) 3.90 Sun- dance Chief (Wiseman) 4.60. Time: Fying Award, Johnny 'N' Grand Chere, Northern Mission also ran. EIGHTH claiming, 4 year olds and up, 7 furlongs. Shootalong (Shields) 20.10 5-90 3.50, Day Will Come (Rasmussen} 2.BO 220, June Fire North (Levlne) 2.70. Time: X 5. Cart, Dr. Nile, Royal Deal, Miss Joact also ran. Track Scratch: Rubella. QUINELLA: (17.71. Challenge league's compensation chaise NFL managers spout off NEW YORK (AP) National Football League general man- agers responded sharply j Wednesday to an anti-trust, suit challenging the league's com- pensation clause, contending that teams would lie in danger of being destroyed without the measure. "Without the rule my thinking would he changed." said Don Klostcrman of Baltimore Colls. "If the New York .lets were my closest opposition, my idea would not only lie to build the Tolts. but attack and destroy the ,Icts-I'd try to lake Na- math away." "We have some eood young players now, we're preparing lo play in an stadium and our whole community is en- thused." said Bob LustiR of Buf- falo Bills. "If we lost some of our players the entire enthusi- asm would just hurst. That's un- fair to the community." "Without the rule there's no question a very few teams would have little difficulty galli-l ering great foolball teams lo- said Trx Srhramm of j Dallas Cowboys. "There's liltle doubt the Cowboys, being Super Bowl champs, would be in an extremely advantageous posi- tion." The discussion on the compen- sation clause during a break in the NFL meetings here came after the filing in Minneapolis Tuesday of an anti-trust suit at- tacking the compensation clause, or Ttozelle Rule. The suit was filed against the NFL club owners and commis- sioner Pete Rozellc on behalf of eight free agents and 23 player representatives of the NFL Players' Association and was said to "represent the desires of a heavy majority of NFL play- ers." BOYCOTTS FRKE AGENTS The suit charges that the compensation rule is an anti- competitive device and that the o w n e r s have "agreed and formed a practice among them- selves lo boycott and refuse to deal and negotiate with any player has become in theory free agent." Under the compensation rule, the commissioner must deter- mine the compensation to be given a team losing a player who plays out his option and signs with another club if the two clubs do not agree between themselves. Since I960 when Rozelle became commissioner, 53 players have played out their option and Rozelle has deter- mined tho compensation in just two cases. The NFL general managers denied they were refusing to deal with players who had played out. their options, and Klostcrman for one said he had talked to four agents represent- ing players who were free agents, issued a formal state- ment from his office in which he said: "We would have hoped that issues relative to employment could he resolved through tho process of collective bargaining as is the case in normal union- management relationships. 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