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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ThunJoy, May 53, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD _ WINNERS GATHER The winners of Ihe Olympic Torch Awards Barbara Wagner Grogan and Robert Paul. All won gold medals for Can- aalher in the National Arts Cenlra in Ottawa Wednesday. Lefl to right nda at the Olympic Games. (CP Wirepholo) are, Barbara Ann Scott, Nancy Greene Raine, Tom Gayford, Jim Elder, Recipient unable to attend presentations Double honors go to Percy Williams OTTAWA The Cana- dian Olympic Association capped its Olympic Night Wednesday with the presenta- tion of the Olympic torch awards. Percy o[ the 100 and 200 metre gold med- als at the 1928 Olympics in Am- chosen top Cana- dian Olympic competitor and leading individual in the Sum- mer Olympics. Williams said in a lelter read by COA president Harold Wright that due lo doctors' or- ders he was unable lo attend. "If I happen lo 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 meel so many of Canada's younger athletes who have and will continue lo 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-million shot. Two days later he proved them wrong by winning Ihe 200 metres. "Percy lhanks all for Ihe great honor (hat you have given said Wright. Nancy Green Raine of Bum- 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 1D68 Winter Olym- pics at Grenoble and Mrs. King for her figure skating at St. Moritz, in 1948. "I couldn't be more proud such a great athlele as said Mrs. King, who earlier Wednesday unveiled the new Canadian uniforms to be worn than to share an award with 1 a( the 1972 Olympics. All-star voliug slarls Saturday NEW YORK (AP) Baseball I Commissioner Bowie Kuhn said Wednesday voting will begin Salurday to select players for the 1972 all-star gamp, lo 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 oul seclions lor choosing a player and spaces lor wrile-in candidates. Kuhn said tabulations will be made each week to produce run- ning totals. Eight players from each league have been nominated for each infield position and catcher, while 24 players from each league are listed for out- field posls. As in the past, pitchers and reserve players will be named by Ihe all-slar managers. "Balloting ends July 9. WOOLCO GALAXY OF GARDEN VALUES Pruner Anvil lype, jize wilh razor i h a r p blades, Chrome finish, plasJlc coated jf QQ handlei. EACH 1 Redwood Trellis Unpointed California Red- wood. 6' high 4 wilh 7 leaves. I -W I 7' MODEL in stained red- wood or painted white. EACH sq. ft. Safely repels dogs and cats. Can be used for lawns, borders, windows, etc. Tree and Shrub Clearance Snlnclion includes Ash, Chinese Elm Poplars, Willow olc. Healthy young plant! :ady for spring plan Assorted Bedding Out Plants A good selection of healthy plant.v Choose from various vegetables and flowers. Lawn Green Fertilizer 20-10-15 formula releases nitrogen for o mason of steady growlh without burning. 22 Ib. size cov- ers about 5000 BAG DELUXE ROTARY FERTILIZER SPREADER Adjust dials lo spread to one only, or in a 4' to 8' patlern from 4 ounces lo 40 pounds of fertilizer. Easy to man- ouvro. (J QQ EACH I O.OO Popular Low-Priced Wheelbarrow Ideal for the average homeowner. Drawn sleel troy holds cu, ft. 10" liie wllli oilile bearings, 1" tubular steel handles. Easily assembled. EACH 14 Spacemaker Storage Shed with Sloping Roof li dfrp ribbed wait .88 Mndo from S loci color pro finished jinnrls 94" widr, 7ft" di-rp, -I" nigh ol pook. Stop) fhor Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to p.m. EACH' EACH 19.97 USEYOUR 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive I "CHARGE IT The uniforms were designed by John Warden or Montreal. They include red cardigans with white pants and white shoes. Mrs. King was the first Cana- dian individual lo win a. gold medal in figure skating. Mrs. Raine, who besides hold- ing a gold and silver medal, is I winner of the World Cup skiing championship, said "we share this with all gold medall- ists." "It's bren just, wonderful being here and meeting 60 many great medal winners- people I've idolized like Bar- bara I hope presenta- lions like these continue." TOP WINTER TEAMS The outstanding winter team was 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 pai Lid- palon unlil 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 place Canada in the top 10 at the 1976 Olympics. The by a poll of sporls writers and broadcast- ers across Canada were presented on national CTV net- work television before an en- Lhused audience in Ottawa's Na- tional Arts Centre. Barboza gives testimony Cousy met with Mafia WASHINGTON (AP) Bob Cousy and two other former Bostin-arca pro athletes mel 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 j is in prison for conspiracy In commit murder, identified Ihe cither athletes as Gene Conley j and Bate Parilli. Cousy, a former star guard with Boston Celtics, now coaches the Kansas City Na- j 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 PariUl 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 1D64- 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 camo up before. Cousy denied his visits to the store were con- nected with anything illegal. A former prize fighter, Bar- boza also linked the Mafia branch run by Raymond Pa- triarca of Providence, RL, with Scarborough Downs racetrack in Maine and Berkshire Downs and Suffolk Downs in Massachu- setts. Questioned by Rep. Sam Steiger Barboza said Patriarca "had something to do with Scarborough Downs and had sometlu'ng to do with Berksliire but knew no other details. Tamcleo, 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 [a- Barboza if he knew o[ any vorites and bet on connection between "Ihe Office" he said. and entertainer Frank Sinatra. Barboza, whose testimony has Barboza said. "Sn- resulted in the conviction of tra fronted points at the Foun- fonr persons on first-degree i lainbleau and hotels in murder charges, told of beat- Miami Beach and Las Vegas. iiJL's and several murders. "Points" arc 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 Letlibridge Miners for the 1972 season. TMs 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 tho 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 11 Errors proved to be the de- clining factor in the second encounter as Uic Miners gary Power Chiefs. Miners committed seven disastrous errors which allow- ed for most of the Power i Chiefs' runs. Both winning pitcher Gary Simmons and losing hurler George Santoni gave up only four liits. Les Armstrong managed a home run for the winners. Stamps sign Robinson CALGARY (CP) Larry Robinson, Calgary Stamped- er's veteran place kicker nnd defensive back, has signed for his 12th season with the West- ern Foolball Conference leam. Robinson is the second-high- est scorer in Ih? CFL with 817 points, second only to Tommy Joe Colley who has 923. Robinson leads in converts with 304 field goals with 126. The Grey Cup champion leam also annocnced lhal de- fensive back Jim Sillye has signed for has 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. Race results CALGARY [CP) RotB rtlulfl ll Victoria Park Wednesday; FIRST claiming, 3 year ddl, T fur- longs. Sweater Girl fHsynes) 17.30 11.10 S.M, tail Trusl (Perry) 13.70 7.50, Clever Doy (Rasmusicn) 3.U9. Time: Gallanl Apollo, Cameo Cap, Taka- tool Hawk, Pride's Joy, Ma MB 0 also ran. SECOND claiming, 4 year elds, 7 fur- Wuitl Special (Combs) 8 00 3.70, Royel Rouser (McCau'ey) 3.BO 2.90, AlwcN (Hflmlll) 4.90. Time; 3-5. Twlns's Pride, Big Llltlebull, Legs! Ttrm, Nesh Boy, AH Kl also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: HO.flO. THIRD claiming, 2 year rids, J fur. longs. Gallon O'Gold (WhllUel V.70 4.K 3.30, Spanish Gold (Rycrofl) 16.60 7.10, Petticoat Pirali (Snnchei) Time; 1-5. Jolie Ike, Stormy Summer, Kelly H, Krlkclln, Key Orb also ran. QUINELLA: 134. FOURTH allowance, 3 olds, 7 furlongs. Gallant Shadow (WcCauley) 9.30 A 10 2.7C, Damon's Demon (Shields) 3.60 3.60, Dans Artisl (Barrohy) 3.50. Time: 3-S. Emerald Linn, Faults Entre, Our Lad, Baha Marimba, West Wind Hope Blso ran. FIFTH 11.400, claiming, year bldi end up, 7 lurlonps. Tropical Treasure (McCauley) i EO 3.60 1 SO, Courteous (Shields) 3.20 1.60, Regal HowK (Raimussen) 4.40. Time: 1-5. I Round River, Billings B u I I 1, Roman Scholar, lady's Trip also ran. EXACTOR: S13.60. Track Scratch: Prince Gray. SIXTH i claiming, 4 year olds and up, 7 furlongs. Gome Boy (Combs) 2J.30 10.20 5.70, Circle Mack (Barroby) 7.30 4.90. Jr. Orbil (Norris) 5.10. Time: 3-5. TLT.'-rs, R.'y-r CM 1 Outt, Sure Hidden, Whirlagale also ran. SEVENTH allowance, 4 year olds and up, 7 furlongs. Sleel Hatler (Hamlll) 4.30 2.70 3.JO, Kuckeee Led (Klpllna) 3.90 Sun- dance Chief (Wlsemen) 4.60. Time: V35. Fying Award, Johnny 'N' Jos. Grand Chert, Northern Mission also ran. EIGHTH claimlno, year olds and up, 7 furlongs. Shoolalong (Shields) 30.10 S 90 3.50, Day Will Come (Rasmussen) 3.BO 3.20, June Fire North (Levlne) 2.7D. Time: X5 Cupid'.' Carl, Dr. Nile, Royal Deal, Miss Joacl also ran. Track Seraich: Rubella. OUINELLA: 117.71. Challenge league's compensation clause NFL managers spout off NEW YORK (AP) National Foolball League Rencral man- afiers responded sharply j Wednesday lo an anti-trust suit fh.illenpinp UK? league's com- pensation clan K e, contending thai teams would he in danger of IwinR destroyed withoul the measure. "Willioul Hie rule my thinking would be, said Don Klosterman of Baltimore Colts. "If Ihc New York Jels were my closes! opposition, my idea would nol only he lo build the Tolls, bnl attack and destroy the ,k'ls-I'd Iry lo lake Na- malh away "We hnve some cood younfi players now, we're preparing lo play in nn stadium and our whole community is eo- Ibused." said lioh l.ustig of Buf- falo Hills. "If we lost some of our players Ihc enlirc enthusi- asm would jusl bursl. That's un- fair lo the community." "Willioul (bo rule Ihere's no qucslion a very few teams have: lidle difficulty galli- ering gi'oal foolhall leanls lo- said Tej. Schramm oil Dallas Cowboys. "There's liille l.nder the compensalion rule.; doubl Ihe Cowboys, being Super I the commissioner musl deler- j mine Ihe compensalion to be! given a team losing a player who plays oul his option and signs wilh another club if the two clubs do not agree between themselves. Since when Kozelle became commissioner, players have played their option and Roj.clle has deter- mined Ihe compensalion in just t two cases. The NFL general managers! to Bowl chrimps. would be in an extremely advantageous posi- tion." The discussion on the compen- salion clause during a break In the NFL meetings here came afler Ihc filing in Minneapolis Tuesday of an antl-lrust suil al- tacking Ihe compensation clause, or Ttozellc Rule. The suil was Bled against Ihe NFL club owners and commis- sioner Tele Rozellc on behalf of eighl free agcnls anil 23 player representative': of the NFL tlcnied they were refusing Players' Association and was i deal with players who bad said to "represent the desires nf i played out their options, and a heavy majority of NFL play- Kloslerman (or one said he had BOYCOTTS FHKK AGENTS The suit charges that tho compensation rule is an anti- competitive device nnd that the o w n e r s have "agreed and formed a practice among them- selves lo boycott and refuse lo (lo.il negotiate willi nny player h.is hccomo iheory a free agent." !alkcd lo four agents rcpresenl ing players who were freo agents. issued a formal slalc- mcnt from his office in which he said: "We would have hoped thai issues relative lo employment could be resolved through tho process of colleclive bargaining as is I lip ease in normal union- I management relationships. 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