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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IETHBRIDGE HSRAID Wtdneiday, October 7, 1970 Ferguson Announces 's Quitting Hockey MONTREAL (CP) John Ferguson, Montreal Canadiens' left winger, said today he has decided to retire from hockey. Ferguson, a regular with the National Hockey League club since the 1963-64 season, said his decision was not a sudden one. "I thought about it for most of the Ferguson said. "I have no beef with hockey or the Canadiens, general manager Sam Pollock or the owners, but I know here I'm going." Ferguson, 33, currently is a partner in a prosperous sweater manufacturing firm here. Pollock, in New York for to- day's meeting of the NHL's board of govenors, said in a telephone interview he was aware of Ferguson's decision and will meet with the Vancou- ver native Thursday. Ferguson said it is not likely he will change his mind. "I decided a long time ago that when I can't give 100 per Bobby Made It Right For Disabled Youth HALIFAX (CP) Herman Saltzberg wrote an angry let- ter to the editor Oct. 1 about treatment his crippled son Der- ek received when he wrote a two page letter to Bobby Orr, the sunorstar defenceman with Boston Bruins of the Nalional Hockey League. The letter said 13-year-old Derek, who has muscular dys- trophy, received an envelope six months later suggesting he purchase a Bobby Orr full-color photograph and a Bobby Orr summer hockey camp entry form. The letter said there wasn't even an acknowledgement of Derek's letter. But Derek "was just thrill- ed" Monday, his mother said in an interview, when Orr visited the family to explain a mistake had occurred in handling Der- ek's letter. "He was very, very nice, very Mr. .Saltzberg said. "He promised Derek an auto- graphed hockey stick, which ar- rived this morning." Orr was in town for an exhi- bition game with Montreal Canadiens. cent to hockey, it's time to give Ferguson, a fierce compet- itor, said. His decision was prompted by a desire to devote more time to his business interests here and to his wife and young family. Ferguson has four children, three daughters and one son, ranging in age from 1 to 12. Ferguson's career has been plagued with injuries and sus- pensions over the last few sea- sons. He had a cast removed from his right arm Tuesday. The cast was placed there one week ago because of bursitis. Ferguson, whose on-ice rough- ness contrasts sharply with his mild-mannered approach to life off the ice, had a frustrating 1969-70 season. He appeared in only 48 games for the Cana- diens, scored 19 goals and as- sisted on 13 others. He suffered an injured thumb in last season's exhibition tour and got off to a slow start. He also served a six-game suspen- sion for a stick-swinging inci- dent in St. Louis with Gary Sa- bourin of the Blues. The previous season was Fer- guson's best as he scored 29 goals and assisted on 23 others in 71 regular-season games and added four goals and three as- sists in 14 playoff games to help the Canadiens to the Stanley Cup. JOHN FERGUSON The rugged winger announced Ms retirement today. Juvenile Meet Friday The first executive meeting ol the season of the Southern Al- berta Juvenile Hocksy League is scheduled for Petrie's Pan- try in Taber Friday night at AU teams in the league are asked to be represented at the meeting as plans for the com- ing season will be made. Any new teams wishing to join the league are invited to attend with their application for league e-.trance. Teams requesting further in- formation should contact league governor Vic Appjeton at 526- 4423 or secretary treasurer Brian Pearce in Medicine Hat. AL JANZEN and RUDY BOLD! Remind You 3 DAYS LEFT PICK UP YOUR "SNOW CHECK" This entitles the holder to pick up tires after the sale, but at the Grand Opening Sale Prices. DUN LOP SILENT TRACTION FROM A COMPLETE RANGE AND SIZES OF ALL QUALITY DUNLOP TIRES. STUDS INSTALLED OF CHARGE WITH THE PURCHASE OF ANY SNOW TIRE. AT WEST TIRE 1203 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-2443 Chinooks Facing Stiff Test Yugoslavian Hoopsters Coining Basketball, with an international flavor, will be the order-of-the-day this holiday weekend as Logan Tail's University of Lethbridge Chinooks pry the lid off the' 1970-71 campaign. Chinooks who'll start their second year in the Western Intercollegiate Athletic Conference next month will face the touring K.K. Rabotnicki club from Skopje, Yugoslavia in a pair of exhibition games Sunday and Monday. They meet the Yugoslavian squad Sunday night at at the Exhibition Pavilion am again Monday night at a the Raymond Social Hall. The Yugoslavian team will ar rive in Canada Saturday aneders will tangle with the Sombers. Both games will be played at the Henderson Ball Park. Bowling Scores GLENDALE BOWL Y.B.C. JUNIOR-SEN10R John Calhoun 709; John Hoyt 210; Jim Rapuano 220; Rod Barnelt 215; Mario Look 235; Debbie Smith 205; Ricky Palmer 161; Lori Finncrty 187; Debbie Firlh 199; Gloria Laiarlck 19-1; Wendy Sera 1B6; Glenda Marr 185. COMMERCIAL MENS Fred Thomas 345 Roy Smecd ?B9 Ernie Frache 307 Steve Gangur 310 Steve Meiel 313 Ken Malcomson 388 Lew Mills 282 Bert MeicI 304 Fen Tunbrldgc 264 Jim Kato 271 Kent Leishman 275 Bill Braun 313 Tak Kat- akaml 359. Y.B.C. JUNIOR-SENIOR Brenda Pcdersen 311 Sandra .awchuk 2-15 Brian Anderson 272 TerrI Firth 260 Adolla Bessellnrj 245 Murray Kobe 2J3 Kalic PedrinI 27S D AND E HARDWARE Bill Anderson 290 M. Goruk !5.( Alex Kogler 280; John Scat- Jnr. 339; Stove Gsnnur 236; Dot Anderson 233 Gerry An- derson 249; Karl Phlllipp 256; Bernice Hay 274; Moe Martin 243; Gwen Ed- wards 243. Y.B.C, BANTAMS David Wells 175 Rodney Sno- pck 197 Brent Anderson 168 Tom Mlklos 208 Bob Ra- puano David Snopek 203 Tom Morrison 173 (3195; Brenda Veres 162 Ken Nagy 179 More Sport (hi Page 11 EiiliiiliiiiilliiiiiillHiiPIIISIill ELRiCH TIRE ORTSCORES HOCKEY SCORES Quebec Junior Trois-Rivieres 8 Cornwall Ontario Junior 4amilton 4 Kitchener 1 .Central Junior Smiths Fails 6 Brockville 2 Hull 4 Ottawa 4 Western Canada Edmonton 8 Calgary 1 Alberta Junior ?ed Deer 3 Edmonton Movi .ethbridge 6 Calgary 7 Exhibition Salt Lake 7 Drumheller 3 Swift Current 4 Estevan 1 NHL Exhibition Vancouver 4 Toronto 1 St. Louis 4 Minnesota 2 ALBERTA JUNIOR W L T Calgary Lethbridge Red Deer Ed. Movers Ponoka Ed. Leafs 3-0 A Pts 0 19 13 6 D 27 11 4 1 7 6 3 i 7 20 The "BOSS" (TAKES CHARGE IN WINTER) Best of the New Breed of High Traction Winter Tires. Kelly-Springfield's finest glas belted Polyester Cord Tire with top winter traction and for more mileage than our best continental winter fire. ELRICH TIRE LTD. 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