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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 13 LCTHMIQQI HlftALD Novwtlbw THE SAME OLD BATTLE WHEN I INSISTED ON SKIN' I SUPPOSE i THE SAME TROUBLE Wll '6 'AS NO Olympic lottery has rich prises Six instant Won't knock owner Kuhn holding back NEW YORK Baseball commissioner Bowie without mentioning Charles 0. said Mon- day there is a place in the game for stormy petrels and eccentrics. is nothing wrong with being controversial and stirring he long as one stays within the bounds of propriety. there is always someone testing the edges of the addressing a noon meeting of the association of industrial painted a bright picture of but he ducked all ef- Finley seeks tax triumph WASHINGTON Charles 0. whose Oak- land Athletics won their se- cond consecutive world cham- pionship last now is trying to win a battle in the tax courts. Records of the U.S. tax court here show that the Inter- nal Revenue Service is trying to collect more than in back taxes which it alleges are owed for 1967 and 1968 by Charles 0. Finley and Co. of which Finley is president. In a second the IRS contends the Finley corpora- tion also owes taxes on ac- cumulated earnings for 1965 and 1966. Finley contends his corpo- ration doesn't owe the money and has filed a counter-claim against the IRS for a refund on alleged over-assessment of in 1967 and for 1965. Both cases are to be tried in where the Finley corporation maintains its headquarters. No date for the trial is recorded here. At issue in the two tax cases is whether Finley owes taxes on accumulated earnings of his which the IRS contended was created to avoid income tax payments. Also in question is the amortization of contracts of players for the Kansas City Athletics baseball which was purchased by Finley in 1961. He later moved the team to Oakland. Finley contends that the IRS should have allowed a deduc- tion of for contract amortization in but only allowed forts to reopen his long- standing clashes with Finley. cannot discuss that mat- he said firmly when ask- ed to elaborate on the recent fine and indefinite probation slapped on the controversial owner of Oakland Athletics after the World Series. do not think the sideshow aspects detracted from the he insisted. does not prohibit free speech. Interviewed after his Kuhn acknowledged that with such innovative as night games in the World Series and the designated had made substantial contributions to the game. is wrong to suggest that baseball stifles he said. Kuhn said night games in the World Series apparently are here to say. show that in the recent World Series we reach- ed 20 million homes on the he 150 million persons by television and radio. The ratings were up to new As a the com- missioner the fifth game of the 1973 played at went into seven million more homes and was viewed by 15 to 20 more million people than the fifth game in played in the afternoon. MONTREAL Canada's Olympic lottery will create six instant millionaires between now and the conclu- sion of the 1976 Summer Games it was announced Monday. Julien general manager of the lottery that Is expected to raise million toward the over-all million estimated cost of toe told a news conference that a tax-free million will be the first prize in each of the six drawings to be held at six-month intervals between now and 1976.. He said he believes it to be one of the biggest cash offered by any lottery anywhere in the In Cote estimated that on the of every 100 ticket holders will win at least Second and third prizes in each of the six drawings will be worth and respectively. Cost of each ticket is Tickets for the first draw Canadiens honor two .MONTREAL -Mon- treal Canadiens announced Monday plans to honor two veteran players in separate ceremonies during the coming weeks of the National Hockey League season. Henri the 37-year- old captain and centre currently in his 19th season with the will be honored with a special night Jan. 26. But Richard has specified that he will accept no cash on the occasion and that any money collected on his behalf must be turned over to charity. He will accept gifts only from the hockey his Chicago Black the Canadiens op- ponents that the Hockey Night In Canada group. Another left winger Frank will take part in a ceremony Nov. 28. At that time Mahovlich will be honored for his 500th NHL a goal he scored March against Van- couver Canucks. Mahovlich has 504 three short of the 507 scored by former Montreal captain Jean Beliveau and 40 shy of Maurice Richard. WE MAKE IT EASY AT Tire stone Corner 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S. Phone 327-8548 STORES FflOfrtf END ONur ONE GALLON hotnt. t inFfN iMt rutt or crack. I will go on sale Dec. with the initial selection of Mt April 1974. before countrywide television audience. Subsequent prize- winners will be announced at six-month intervals until July 1976. Cents don't miss Davidson SASKATOON Calgary Centennial fans thought their Western Canada Hockey League team would be in trouble this season with the loss of all-star goalie John Davidson. But two unheralded net- minders have helped to give the first-place Cents a five- Claresholm split two Claresholm Juveniles managed to earn a split in a pair of Southern Alberta Juvenile Hockey League ex- hibition games staged at Claresholm over the weekend. Friday night the host club edged the Lethbridge Warriors 4-3 while Sunday they suffered a hard-fought 9-8 setback to the hands of the Lethbridge Midget Elks. In Friday's Brian Massam scored twice for the winners while Jeff Lindsay and Larry MacDonald added singles. Rick Harvey Pocza and Trevor Moore tallied singles in a losing cause. Meanwhile in Sunday's ac- tion. Mike Boychuck fired in three markers to lead the Elks to their victory over Claresholm. Michel Dumont and Darrell Osmond chipped in with two apiece while singles came off the sticks of Dave Jackson and Rick Weist. For Brian Senift. Bob Rick Penner. Mark Larry Jeff Brian Massam and Don Fisher managed solo efforts. point edge in the league's western division. Statistics released Monday show Garth Malarchuk in the goaltending lead with a 2.29 goals-against average. who saw only brief duty with the Cents last is also the only un- defeated goalie in the WCHL with six victories and one tie. Teammate Erickson is third with a 2.81 a shade behind Ed Staniowski of Regina Pats who has a 2.76 mark. Centre Ron Chipperfield of Brandon Wheat Kings con- tinues to lead the scoring race for the fourth straight week. He has 17 goals and 22 assists for 39 six better than Rob Watt of Flin Flon Bombers who has 20 gaols and 13 assists. Chipperfield leads the league in while Watt holds down goal-scoring honors. Brandon's Rick Blight and Alan Hillier of Flin Flon each have 30 points. Cam Connor of Flin Flon leads the league with 130 penalty 23 more than teammate Jerry Rollins. SCORING. LEADERS Brd Flin F......... Bran Flin F........ Bran..... SC...... Med....... Cal......... Reg......... Flin F....... Kam..... Cal........... N West........ Reg....... Reg........... Cal N West.. SC......... Kam....... Reg..... SC........ Vic...... GAP Prim 17 22 39 8 20 13 33 12 14 16 30 35 9 21 30 12 10 16 26 2 12 12 24 52 10 14 24 4 12 11 23 2 11 12 23 27 11 11 22 67 10 12 22 10 9 13 22 23 7 15 22 44 7 15 22 24 4 18 22 21 11 10 21 9 8 13 21 8 13 21 5 16 21 14 6 20 6 12 8 20 24 7 13 20 13 46 6 14 He said a total of will be shared in each drawing by winners out of a maximum 2.5 million ticket holders. Money to cover the prizes will be placed Jn trust. are some lotteries where the top prize is an- nounced as but the prize is paid in installments over a 10-or 20-year period and the winnings are subject to in- come Cote said. a result the actual earnings for a winner are less than half the amount announced. the case of the Olympic the winner of the jackpot will receive million within 48 hours after claiming the prize and the winnings are exempt from federal and provincial income Seven of Canada's 10 provinces have agreed to take with only the governments of Saskatchewan and British Columbia witholding their approval. of the participating provinces will get five per cent of the gross revenue of the tickets sold in that province to help finance amateur Cote said. Cote said that 32.7 per cent of the money collected will go toward the prizes. Minor Hockey The Hornets came back from a one-goal first period deficit and went on to drop the Cougars 4-1 in a Bantam B game Monday night. Darren Price led the winnes with a pair of goals while singles were scored by Owen Hayward and Rockie Terry. Darren Mclntosh replied in a losing cause. In a Bantam A Carey Kamitomo fired in two goals and added a pair of assists to pace the Black Hawks to a convincing 7-0 vic- tory over Coaldale Whalers. Richard Eric Ken Tim Osterman and Don Larson chipped in with singles while Jim Goldie registered the shutout. GLEN SCHREIBNER Native Sons drop pair by one goal They say close only counts in horseshoes so the weekend din't count as far as the Lethbridge Native Sons are concerned. The Sons opened the 1974-74 Central Alberta Junior B Hockey League schedule on the road and came away with a pair of one-goal losses. as the saying but no cigar. Saturday night the Sons were edged 2-1 by Oyen Bees while Sunday afternoon Hanna Ambassadors got past them 5- 4. Glen Schreibner tallied the lone Sons' goal Saturday while Keith Radcliff and Danny Li- jdsman replied for Oyen. Hanna rallied from a 4-2 deficit after two periods for the win Sunday. Pierro Lavaratto paced the Sons with two goals while Dennis Halt and Schreibner completed the scoring vrith singles. Jim Nill and Doug Cheeko had a pair of goals each for the Ambassadors. The Sons will get a chance for some revenge when they host Hanna this Saturday night at Henderson Ice Centre at Sunday Rocky Moun- tain a new entry in the will be here for a 2 p.m. game. A mighty man was he -with a mighty thirst to match. His Lethbridge Old Style The beer big enough to quench a thirst that was hammered out of heat and fired in the forge. Beer slow-brewed and naturally aged for honest old-time flavour. Old Style you can't beat TRADITION YOU CAN TASTE FROM THE HOUSE OF LETHtRIDGE ;