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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD May 1974 It landed from home plate Oh First start Dennis with help m the won his first start. Bored with your The RCMP offers a life of action. If you re 18 or over at least m good physical con- dition and have completed Grade 11 wed like to talk to you about joining the Royal Canadian Mounted Police You II quickly discover that the RCMP offers a life of action and a rewarding future There s a good starting salary and regular increases Well give you thorough training in all phases of police work and m activities such as telecommunications computers and aircraft You II have every opportunity in the world to put your talents to work and be proud of what you re doing Interested9 Call or write your nearest RCMP office or use the coupon below THE COMMISSIONER HCM POLICE OTTAWA ONTARIO K1A OR2 NAVt ADDRESS Please send me information on a career in the RCM Polici- PROV Valtles wins boxing crown MONTE CARLO Rodgigo Valdes of Colombia knocked Benny Briscoe down with a short right hand to the mouth and a left hook and stopped the American in the seventh round to win the World Boxing Council's middleweight championship Saturday night The seventh round appeared to be Briscoe's best of the scheduled 15-rounder when Valdes suddenly ended it in the final seconds Briscoe had hurt Valdes early in the round with a hard right that brought blood from the Colombian's left which was cut in the fourth round Then late in the Briscoe bulled Valdes to the ropes and threw a right Valdes suddenly flashed home the right that travelled only inches and followed with a left hook. SUN-SATIONAL LAWN FURNITURE BUYS quantities DOUBLE LAWN CHAIR PICNIC TABLE x 19 95 SINGLE LAWN CHAIR 1495 STEP STOOLS 359 SET 1 1 Double lawn 1 patio 2 single lawn chairs total 80.80. Complete set complete with quart ot stain 69 PATIO TABLE x 16 95 SIT STOOLS 495 SET Picnic 4 sit total 39.75 one quart stain 32 95 DON'S.. BUILDING SUPPLIES CIIXKCiKX Welcome 3325 tit Aw. s Itrmm Phone 328-3535 Darwin lashed Jenkins pitch happy By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The fans in the left field sec- ond deck of Minnesota's Metropolitan Stadium not only got to see a baseball game they got to see a baseball. Only once before had anybody hit a ball that far since the Twins have been in the park. But Bobby Darwin drove one 515 feet into that faraway place and the home run helped carry the Twins to a 6-1 victory over Texas Rangers. Team-mate Harmon Kill- ebrew tagged a 522-foot homer off Lew Burdette June Ferguson Jenkins of Chat- was the victim Sunday. Jones once hit one put with a strong wind behind it in Chicago that bounced on top of a roof across the street from Wrigley said Jenkins. 515 That's quite a In other American League games New York Yankees swept a doubleheader from Baltimore Orioles 6-5 and 7-5 Oakland A's stopped California Angels Detroit Tigers beat Cleveland Indians Kansas City Royals beat Chicago White Sox and Boston Red Sox turned back Milwaukee Brew- ers 4-1 Baltimore beat New York Milwaukee whipped Boston Detroit edged Cleveland Texas beat the Twins Kansas City defeated Chicago and California beat Oakland 8-2. Darwin's two-run his eighth of the capped a three-run rally in the seventh inning and helped Joe Decker coast to his fifth victory in nine decisions. Decker pitched an eight-hitter. had been throwing me slow breaking pitches all said whose blow came off a slow curve. Jenkins not only had trouble with but also Rod Carew The AL's leading hitter increased his batting average to .409 with a home run and two singles in the Minnesota cause. whose record dropped to the best hitter in his division. A pitcher can't pitch to him Thurman Munson and Bill Sudakis hit two-run helping New York snap a five- game losing streak with its hrst-game victory over Baltimore. Singles by Elliott Bobby Murcer and Ron Blom- watch Whitecap win VANCOUVER Vancouver Whitecaps got a goal from Brian Gant at 43 minutes of the first half and made it stand up for a 1 0 victory over Boston Minutemen in North American Soccer League action Saturday night before fans In a hard fought with the Whitecaps enjoying a territorial advantage over the defensive minded Vancouver held Boston's new English scoring threat. Tony to one shot on net. Gant's goal came on a cross by Chris Bennett from the right neatly headed on by Les Wilson to who was moving up on the left. Gant took the ball into the penalty area and blasted a shot by goalie Ian McKechme from 14 yards. It was the second win in five starts for Vancouver and the first defeat after a pair of wins for Boston. The victory moved Vancouver to within a point of third place Seattle Sounders and five points from secong place San Jose Earthquakes in the NASL West Division. Woods Bison champs Man. The current National Motor Sport Rally champions Walter Boyce and Doug Woods of Ottawa handily won the trail of the Bison Rally here Saturday in their factory sponsored 1972 Toyota Corolla 1600 Coupe. The national champions since led the 400 mile event from the start Friday night to the finish Saturday afternoon. Only 10 of the 14 cars to enter the rally completed the competitive route through the Sandilands Provincial Forest region of berg and Graig Nettles' double keyed a five-run fourth inning that carried New York to victory in the second game Sal Bando's seventh-inning sacrifice fly scored Bill North with the winning run to help Oakland snap a four-game California winning streak. The Angels had tied the game the inning before on a three-run homer by Charlie Sands. Oakland scored five times in the top of the inning to erase a 2-0 deficit. Mickey Lolich fired a five- hitter for his fourth straight leading Detroit over Cleveland. Lolich struck out a season-high 11 batters in im- proving his record to 5-5 while Cleveland's Steve Kline suffered his fifth straight loss and dropped to 3-7. Jim Wohlford's run-scoring triple in the midst of a three- run fourth inning helped Kansas City beat Chicago. Cookie Rojas led off the Royals' fourth with a single off Jim Kaat and scored on a double by John tying the score. Wohlford then sending Mayberry home with the tie-breaking and scored on a single by Al Cowens. Rico Petrocelli and Carlton Fisk hit home leading Boston over Milwaukee. Left- hander Bill Lee allowed eight hits and walked but worked out of trouble in several innings. Mix it up Hats and fists fly as White Sox and Royals forget game. Expo's rookie Blair performs like veteran By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dennis Blair won't be with the graduating class at California State University for a while. Playing baseball with Montreal Expos has put him behind schedule as far as college is concerned. Blair won't be 20 years old until June but he pitched like a lasting until the ninth inning of Sunday's 5- 1 National League victory over Philadelphia Phillies. In other National League St Louis Cardinals beat Chicago Cubs Cincinnati Reds defeated San Diego Padres Los Angeles Dodgers defeated San Francisco Giants 9-5 and New York Mets nipped Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 The Houston Astros-at-Atlanta Braves game was rained out. the Phillies swept a doubleheader from the Expos 4-3 and 4-2 the Cubs edged St. Louis Los Angeles beat San Francisco 9- New York defeated Canadians shine in Relays meet Calif. Bruce Simpson of Toronto won the pole vault at the California Relays Saturday with a leap of 17 while three British Columbia girls placed m finals Brenda Eisler of B placed second in the long jump along with winner Martha Watson of Lake missed setting a record because of a following wind.. Miss Watson jumped 21 inches which would have been a United States record had it not been for the wind. Miss Eisler's jump of would have broken her own Canadian record of 21-4 Debbie Brill of Burnaby placed in the high jump with a 5-foot 10 leap behind winner Joni Huntley of Oregon at 6 feet. Patty Loverock of Vancouver placed third in the 100-yard dash with a time 01 10.6. Renaye Bowen of Lakewood won in 10-5 and Debbie Byfield of Berkeley was also in 10.5. Among highlights of the track meet was Ivory Crockett's successful defence of his title in the 100-yard dash. who two weeks ago set a world record time of 9 0 ran in 9.2 beating rival Steve Williams who also was timed at 9.2. Cherry could replace Bep BOSTON Don coach and general manager of Rochester Americans of the American Hockey heads the list of candidates for coach of Boston Bruins in the National Hockey League if Bep Guidolin rejects his contract a Bruins official said is insisting on a five- year said Bruins managing director Harry Sin- we're not prepared to give him The Americans wiir be the Bruins' top minor league affil- iate for the next two seasons under an agreement signed between the two clubs earlier this week. Sinden said Cherry defi- nitely in the running for the of Boston coach if Guidolin does not return. teams play the same style of hockey we and he gets excellent Sinden said. Guidolin is scheduled to meet Monday with Sinden Pittsburgh Houston downed Atlanta 5-1 and Cincinnati whipped San Diego 12-4 really didn't expect to be up in the majors until 1975 or said who attended Cal State when he wasn't working in West Palm Beach of Class A and Quebec of Class AA ball After his impressive debul it's possible thai Blair will be spending more summers with Montreal. Blair allowed just four hits in his eight striking out six and walking six in winning his first major league appearance. The only Philadelphia run scored in the third when Dave Cash stole second and scored on Greg Luzinski's single. Ken Ron Jim Cox and Willie Davis had runs batted in for Montreal. Joe Torre had two hits and two runs batted and Lynn McGlothen held the Cubs to one hit until the eighth carrying St. Louis past Chicago Dave Rosello's infield single in the third was the only Chi- cago hit until Don Kessinger scored on Jose Cardenal's single. Ted Ted Mike and Bake McBride brought in other runs for St. Louis. Roger Nelson's two hits by Pete Rose and a sacrifice fly by Dan Dnessen led Cincinnati past San Diego. Willie Crawford drove in two runs and scored three for Los Angeles in their triumph over San Francisco. The Dodgers took a 5-0 lead with two runs in the second and three in the but San Francisco made it 6-5 on a home run by Garry a run in the another in the sixth and two in the seventh. Felix with New York losing 3-1 and two outs in the ninth lashed a two- run single to tie the game and John Milner added a two-run single to win the contest against Pittsburgh. Bob Robertson had driven in two runs with a home run and a sacrifice fly for the Pirates entering the ninth. Day OTTAWA While eastern fighters won eight of 10 Canadian amateur boxing titles Sunday Jerry Day of Edmonton captured the top event the heavyweight crown. The 27-year-old fighter easily won the three-round featured taking an unanimous decision over Richard Potch of Thunder Bary. Ont The only other win for the West came in the second bout when Guy Boutin of Edmonton defeated Tony Salvatore of Montreal to capture the class title. Ian Clyde of won the fly eight-112-pound class- title with a technical knockout in the first round over Rick Eedy of Langley. B C The eastern champions met their respective winners in each class from the West in deciding the national titles. Camil Huard of Montreal won the 125-pound featherweight title defeating Dale Anderson of Rocky Mountain House Alta. WINS 132-POUND CLASS Cleveland Denny of Montreal won the 132-pound lightweight title over Lome Daigneault of B.C.. before about 2.000 fans at the Ottawa Civic Centre In the 139-pound light welterweight class. Michpl Briere of Montreal won a close decision over Randy Jackson of Edmonton. Jules Bosse of Edmundston N.B.. took a unanimous decision in the 147-pound welterweight class over Wayne Crowe of B C Bosse controlled the match which was stopped momentarily in the third round when Crowe began bleeding heavily from the nose Michel Prevost of St Que battled back to capture the 156-pound iighi middleweight title over Steve Tohill of Vancouver Tohill landed a powerful right earh in the first round that drew blood from Prevost's nose But the Quebec fighter came on strong in the after an even second to win the bout In the 165-pound middleweight Stan Williamson of Sarnia. Ont won an unanimous decision over Bill Gariepy ot Richmond. B.C WILD FIGHT The 178-pound light heavyweight title turned out to be the wildest match of the night as Bryan Gibson ol Montreal knocked down Dennis Belair of Edmonton three times before the fight was topped in the third round who displayed a devastating right-left staggereil Belair twice in the first round and then knocked the Alberta fighter to the mat twice in the second Bowling scores HOLIDAY BOWL MONDAY MIXED Murray Vickers 280. Sam Girardi 292 Kim Kovacs 333 Darwin Romanchuk 294 John Wildman 291 John Rempel 348 Cindy Pednni 267. Ruin Aldofl 295 Nadme Kovacs 280 Linda Malcomson 284 WED. AFT. LADIES Eloise Ives 276 Jen Hegi 271 Pea Forry Shirley Davies 290 Joan Sudo 277 Sandra 322 Carol Vedres 282 Roxanne Carrty 266 Sorensen 266 Erma McGuirp 253 WED. NITE LADIES Karlyn Spitzer 314 Marlene Bosch 295 Maria Jokuty 261 Fran Kelly 256 Grace Franz 283. Juanna Lmgard 263 Cheryl Redman 252 Floro Donate 251 Jeanetie Smeed 251 THURS. NITE MIXED Wayne Johnson 275 John Wecels 274 Ivor Carleton 239 Sill Tymensen 232 Jim Malcomson 231 Bermece Pavan 240 Myrna Olshaski 280 Myrna Tymensen 252 Terry Read 223. Peg Robison 224 SENIOR CITIZENS Jim Arthur 239 Zella Gygi 250 Ruby Oseen 262 Dave Petne 230. Minnie Petrie 221 Rose Nunweiler 251. Jack Nunweiler Harry Chapman 213. Belly Murtland W'li Ness 204 CAPRI BOWL THURS. NITE SPRING Anita Simmons Slebe Brumsma 233 Eugene Yamada 270 Jerry Dawson 283 Gary Knox 246 Bill Fvfe 267 Gordon Tanaka 233 Cal Coolidge 334 Lew Mills 301 Ross Barton 270 YBC SPRING LEAGUE Brett Townsend 240 Brian Miller Mike Berla 261 David Wells 269 Cindy Pedrim 271 Pam Virlosek'214 Marty Shigehiro 217. Darrel Smith 235 Kim Masson Susan Sugihara 190 ;