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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SnturHny, Mny 57, 177J THE IETHBRIPGE HERALD POLICING THE GREEN Jack Nicklaui, who fired on eighl-under-por 66 Friday lo o one stroke lead at 134 in the Atlanlo Golf Classic, cleans up 1rash on the llth green before making his pult. Nicklauj had a 70 in Thursday's first round. (AP Wirephoto) Considered as golfs greatest amaluer Legendary Montague dies of a mile In four quarters shots. lofted a ball over a 14-story building on his first attempt. shot par on crutches while recovering from a bro- ken hip. Few of the repoils substantiated by the me- his friends, Andy De- vine, Johnny Weismuller, LOS ANGELES (AP) The facts say that La Verne Matthew Moore was once ac- quitted of robbery and assault charges end then played a round of golf in Uie 1939 Na- tional Open, shooting an 80 and dropping out. But the legend surrounding Hie man vlio called himself .lulin M. Montague is as fas- lastic as those to whom he's been Henry, Popcye, PauJ Uuuyajj. Montague, who died Friday In suburban Studio Cily al 66, was possibly golf's greatest amateur player and one o[ the strongest men in the world. His reported anlics on and off (he golT course won him many famous friends and accolades Jroni persons who never saw him. i Mystery surrounded Mo- ntague when he first Hashed inlo national prominence in the early 19.10s. A celebrated golf match, in which he used .T rake, a shovel and a base- ball bal. lo beat Biiig Crosby Atlanta Gold Classic. an McellenL goto--vaulted u-as an incredible round him lo national notice and sajd Homero Blancas. then the fantastic stories! "j[ ,ras an experience' began to be told: agreed Lou Graham. Crosby, Oliver Hardy, Guy Kibbe, all swore the stories were true. The reason he didn't like iieing seen in public ,ind refused to have his picture taken is probably related to the robbery and asault charges. When he was finally acquired in 1937 of the 1930 robbery and assault, he be- came more open. Nicklaus sweeps into golf lead ATLANTA (AP) Jack Nick- laus, honing his game for the U.S. Open, equalled the course record with an eighl-under par 64 Friday and a one-shot lead at tlie midway point of the 5130.000 once knocked a bird off a telephone wire with a Rolf sliol on a tat. Bloncas and Graham, dead- locked in [ourth place Hires shots behind Nicklaus, played in belted a hall three Hie same threesome with Nick- SKEET SHOOTING ALL DAY SUNDAY AT THF LETHRRIDGE FISH ond GAME RIFLE RANGE ON DISPAY NOW AT BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. laus. Blancas had a 68 and Gra- ham a 69. "Our llireesome shot J5-under par low ball." said Graham. "Nobody could hold honors. If yon shot a par. yon were last off the (ee on the next hole." winner of tliis year, lapped in birdie putte of 12 feet on the third and eighth holes, lo turn in a rather routine 34. However, lie con- quered thc hack nine at the hilly, par 72 Atlanta Country Club course with a siz- zling 311. "1 just played considerably heller all around." said Mck- laus, who had a 70 in the open- ing round for a 10-uuder U4 total. IVO.V THE JMSTEHS Nickla.us has (ur.Ucd thfl first lee nf the modem grand sKini of whining the Mas- ters in April. Hr's Aiming for Ihc other three majcr I.'.S and British Opens and the PGA. j His closest pursuer was Boh j Limn, Ihe 1S08 Atlanta cham- pion uiiu has been in a pro- longed slump. Limn had a till Friday and recorded an eagle IM'O on (he JOT-yard fifth hole when he sank a pitching wedge shol from a bunker lis yards from the pin, George Knudson shot his sec- ond straight 71 and was the only Canadian lo survive thn halfway cut of MG. Winnipeg's W i 1 f Ilomcnnlk countered his second successive 75 for a 150 total, five strokes better than Ken Fulton of Mont- real who had a 7fi Fridav. Umpire Stello ivouldiil back down Ejects Alston, Walker after argument n.v THE ASSOCIATED PHESS It was a comfortable 72 de- prces in the Houston Astro- dome, but temperatures rose anyway. First, manager Walt Alston of Los Angeles Dodgers lost his cool and got thrown out of the game. Then field boss Harry Walker of Houston Astros got hot and was ejected. "Tension just kind of builds up, I said Alston, after losing the argument to plate umpire Dick Stello Friday night and the ball game, 5-3 to (he Astros. Alston was kicked out in the sixth inning after protesting a ball four called to Houston's Jack Hiatt. "I started lo go out lo talk lo pitcher Al Downing about the ncxl hitter and catcher Chris Caimizzaro was still arguing with Uie said Alston. "I started over fo Canniazaro. My first thought was to get Can- nizzaro away from there. "But then he (Stello) asked me if I was coming to ask about the walk and I said, IT'S AUTOMATIC A manager leaving the dugout to dispute a ball or strike call is automatically ejected. Walker's departure was not as elementary. The Astros' man- ager got the thumb from um- pire Andy Olsen after arguing loudly about an outfield play in the seventh Inning. Olsen ruled that a fly ball hit by Frank Rob- inson touched the ground for a liil. oUowing a Dodger ruji lo score. Walker thought the ball was caught by Bob Watson. "I guess I protested a little loud and said Walker. In the other National League games, St. Louis Cardinals beat New York Nets 6-2; Pittsburgh Pirates downed Philadelphia Phillies 6-i; Cincinnati Beds trimmed San Diego Padres 4-0; Atlanta Braves ripped San Francisco Giants 9-4, and Chi- Native Sons see action on weekend Lethbridge Native Sons, who lead the four-team Southern Al- berU Major Lacrosse League will see action twice this week- end. Saturday night the Sons will travel lo Calgary for a game against the Premiers, but will be back Sunday to take on tha same club on home grounds. Sunday's encounter Is set to go at 7 p m. at the Henderson Lake Ice Centre, Meanwhile the Lethbridge Ju- venile Lancers will host the Cal- gary Premier's juvenile squad Saturday at p.m. at the Henderson Lake Tee Centre. Two other league games will be run off during the weekend with the Taber Ebony Hawks (angling with (no Calgary Sham- rocks in a home and home series. The Hawks host the Sham- rocks In Tabcr Saturday night at 7 p.m. and then visit Cal- gary' for the final match Sun- day. Lumberjacks suffer setback Lcthbridge Glasa (or 15 base bits and whipped Advanced Lumberjacks 28-11 in City Merrs' Slow Pilch League play Friday night. Ross Jacobson earned the mound vin while Ivan Lukenda suffered Ihe loss. I.eroy Scbow paced the win- ners with two home runs in their easy victory. r.-iRo Cubs turned back Montreal Because of bis premature exit, Alston wasn't around to wiiteh first-band as the Aslros scored their winning run in tile seventh on Doug Rader's run- scoring single. The run, which gave Houston a 4-3 lead, was I New York ace Tom Seaver made possibly by Jimmy Wynn, who singled and stole second. The victory gave Houston a SVi-gamc bulge over Los Ange- les in their fight for the Na- tional League West pennant. The Cardinals unloaded on early, scoring three runs in the first inning, and beat him for the first time since i'J70. The usually-sharp Seaver walked three hatters In the first to a 3-2 margin with Joe Torre's home run in the fifth inning and scored their final tv.o runs on Ted Simmons' two-run shot in the seventh. New York's loss, coupled nilh inning and two came arounil to j Pittsburgh's victory, cut thn score. The Cardinals then added first-place in the Ilasl to four games over tho Pirates. Gone Alley's tic-breaking sin- gle in the seventh inning helped the Pirates hand the Phillies their 10th straight loss. Gary Nolan limited San Diego to just live hits, pitching Cincin- nati's first victory in four games. He oulduelled shutout artist Fred Norman, who had entered the game with 27 straight scoreless innings (or the Padres. BATTF.n 31AIUC1IAL Atlanta battered ?an risen star Jtirin M.-'richnl for eiclil runs on as rmmy hits in four innings, including Hank 'Vjjou's carr-or homer, lo wallop (he Giants. The defeat was Marichal's eighth straight after an opening victory and continued the worst start ol his career. Ron Reed, who had been provided with only one run in bis last three starts, received nine-run support in the first five innings and easily won sec- ond game in cipht decisions. Carman Fnnzone drove In three runs while Glenn Bockert and Billy Williams each scored twice, leading C h i c a g o 's triumph over Montreal. Juan Pizarro got Ihe victory, Chica- go's fourth in five games, with eighth-inning relief help from Jack Aker. I---------------------------------------J SPORTS FANSI CAUSE FOR PROTEST Don Kejsinger (11) of Chicogo Cubs slides inlo second base as Ron Hunt of Montreal Expoj log h first inning Friday ot Chicago. Kessinger was entitled to base because pilch was boll four, but when umpire Billy Williams called him oul, Kessinger stepped off base and was tagged oul by Hunt. Cubi ployed rest of game under protest, but won, 5-3 (AP Wirepholo) Boston funs enjoy Brewers' errors It was a long inning By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Who's on third? Doug Griffin and he absolutely refuses lo go home. Even William Shakespeare couldn't have written the com- edy of errors as performed by Milwaukee Brewers Friday night, with Mike Ferraro and Elbe Rodriguez outdoing any zaniness Abbott arid Costeilo ever concocted. Tiie fun started in the second inning at Boston's Fenway Park with Hie Ked leading 1-0 in a game they eventually won 5-1. Ken Brett, the Milwaukee pitcher, retired Phil Gagliano, Ihe first batter. Then he walked Griffin. That was his biggest mistake. Griffin stole second and con- tinued tn third when catcher throw sailed into centre field, a common enoughjthree hi Is off Milt Wile-ox and ora, rence. Carl I on Fisk then j Fay Lamb but Paul Blair tri- explained. "You've got to keep your eye on the ball at thai timo of night. If you don't, you lose it. I just took my eye off it." The Brewers bounced back to tie the score, but the Red Sox scored the winner In the eighth on Rico Petrocclli's checked- swing bloop single, a sacrifice and Fisk's double. Elsewhere, Baltimore Orioles shaded Cleveland Indians 2-0. Oakland Athletics downed Chi- cago White Sox 4-2, Minnesota Twins blanked Texas Rangers 70, Detroit Tigers Irounced New York Yankees fl-2 and Cali- fornia Angels whipped Kansas City Royals 10-5. Mike Cuellar, making his first one-half game over Defrolt and I'.i over Baltimore. The Tigers clubbed (he Yankees behind the six-hit pitching of Tom Timmer- and Fred Scherman and got two-run singles from Al Ka- line and Tom llaller, RACE TIGHTENS The race in the West Division also tightened up as Oakland and Minnesota belli climbed (o within one-half game of Chi- cago. Reggie Jackson homered and Larry Brown laced a two-run single to lift the Athletics over the White Sox and Wilbur Wood, Ken Holtzman checked the Sox start since May 16, posted his on six as their six.gamo first triumph since April 29 with a f o u r -h i 11 e r as Baltimore tripped Cleveland. The Orioles managed only winning streak came to an end. Winnipeg Jels obtain Daley WINNIPEG (CP1 Joo Daley, a native of Winnipeg, Friday became Ihe second Na- tional Hockey League goal- tender to sign wilh Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Asso- ciation. UTHBRIDGC OFFICE FURNITURE LIMITED, POST OFFICE BOX 93S LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA towel lovrl Sc-vonlh Street Shopping Moll PHONE (403) 3J8-7411 PPCSIDCNT STAN WORBOYS Squeaky Chair? We Repair! Lothbticlgo Office Furniture Limited l.ounred back to Brett, who threw borne and trapped Griffin in a rundown he thought. Rodriguez held Ihe ball loo remember what hap- pened the last lime he Ibrcw it Griffin got safely linck to third while Fisk chugged into second. Obviously sensing hi- wasn't going to get much help. Brett fanned Ray Cup for the second oul. But Tommy il a r per j grounded to Ferraro. whn could have thrown to firsl (nr the third out. Ferraro, however, wasn't, havlnp any of thai, GHIITJ.V GOEs'CAf'K He Ihrew home, thinking there was only one out. hul an alert Griffin managed to pul on Ihe brakes and headed back for his old stamping grounds you guessed base. Mnt unit. The isn't IT Third base now was m-rnim-d bv Fisk. hut when ;ill the j scrambling was over, there v. as Griffin perched on lliird again. Fisk back on second and Harper safe nt firsl. j Now for tho piece de resist- ance, f.ouis Aparicio hil a high pop fly near Ihe plalc and Brett yellr-cl for Ferraro lo lake it, Ferraro tried. He tried lo lake it over here and he tritxl to lake it over lliere. Unfortunately, tlk1 hall came down someplace else behind and all tliree srmrd "1 just mipjiirlc.od l-'r-rraro pled in the serond inning and scored on Bong Powell's parri- fice. fly and Blair drove in Ihe second run with a sacrifice fly in Ihe third. 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