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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 312 THE lETHBRinGE HCRAID Tiklny. October 8. 1971 should be vs Ellis Saturday urtaugh sticking to his original decision Murtaugh may find himself bii- tender ellxiw that doesn't Once Ellis' straightened out game but later made the Ori- I'M RiAUVsORElED. CrtALKIE, I 'AD A LETTER FROM A 3LOKE THIS MORNiN' -SAYS 'HLL ME IN IF I DON' AWAY W3M 'IS r- 'OW CXlifV I 'E CMBN SO 'Qumn's figures show that fending Grey Cup dinmpions about oar financial position, after five home games, Mont- are losing money, Heel O'Qninn. i people say we are crying." i real has drawn 16.957 fewer general manager of Montreal The biggest problem, still, is fans, lflfi.778 Lo AJouettes, said Tlnirsfl.'iy. getting fans to fill the Autos-I with more fans in 1970. "It's something 1 really even fade, a department in which the j Ihe team ended up with a don't like to O'QuJnn said. talk about Als have fallen I year's pace. Three standing k's way behind las'. I no, 000 deficit. With ticket i prices raised a dollar each, Montreal cannot expect to do belter than finishing even with year's deficit. "This isn't a nun-profit, com- munity-rim O'Quinn sairi. can'i go around holding SK-0-a-plalc dinners like they do in and other western cit- ies. "And wo can't go mi In.sing totalling, a year, after VIRGINIA WATER, England i matches for prizes !APi An Englishman, a i S60.000. The winner picks up year." U'Quinn added. South African, a New Zealander ind a Riovr IS HIGH that part of his game in his j other factors. Montreal needs to match Thursday average fans each game _.._ _ wayward putter stood man can putt will I With one of the highest stad- :oday between Jack Nicklaus of j win yle said j ium rcnials in North :.he United Slates and his second Mckiaus, who wasn't pleased 35 po" successive title as the world's nllirt" i M sest match-play golfer. openly "It's quite a lineup to over- against Liang Huan Lu. the pop- rome but the main thing is that J ular player from Taiwan known my putting touch is coming j to British fans as Mister Lu. said the Golden Bear Mckiaus beat Lu 2 and 1 in a from Columbus, Ohio. match that began like a walk- Xicklaus, top money winner over for the American, who sn the U.S. circuit, clashes with went four up after six holes but N'eil Coles of England in the then saw his lead turned into a I semi-finals of the Piccadilly one-hole deficit by the 16th. I Snockout tournament over the Coles, the English Ryder Cup par-74 Wentworth ;ourse near London. Gary Player of South Africa a three-time winner of tiie chei Wenhvorth j qualified to meet'Nicklaus I wilh a 5 and 4 victory over U.S. Masters champion Charles to break even financially. So far this year the Alouettes have averaged 21.356 and the break-even point for the season j is 69.000 fans away. Even if their last two home games 1 could fill the Autos- K'" lo capacity, the club would ill fall short of that objective. O'Quinn has a lot of ideas why the fans have not been re- sponding (his year but no solu- tions. 'But 1 think one of tiie big- FEW days after the Montreal Canadians had deposited the Iteioii Brains cut of the Stanley Cup playofis last season a member of Ihe Bruins' camp cynically explain- ed Derek Sanderson's value to the learn. "He's the one guy on the club who unites the Bruins." the player said. ''The whale team hates Derek. We're all united against him. He's what brings us together." Perhaps Ihe story is apocryphal but tiie point is clear: Sanderson remains Ihe most controversial phu-r in Ihe whether the Bruins like it or not. And some of them don't Derek, can't make up his own mind how much he likes it since he bats his own image from good-guy to bad-guy like a ping pong ball. "The public won't lei you even he what you want." says Sanderson. "You can't please them all, so lo hell with Ihcni. Everyone is waiting for me lo crumble, In [all apart. F dcn't need that aggravation." A major source of Derek's aggravation for Ihe past year has been Bruins' coach Tom Johnson, who succeeded Stanley Cup winner Harry Sindcn. Derek dug Sindcn but battled all year with Johnson. "The trouble with Johnson." Sar.derson said in the midst of one of their feuds, "is that IK thinks like I hat bow tic he wears." According to insiders among the Bruins. Derek and John- sou engaged hi a hitler argument after Sanderson had de- scribed National Hockey League President Clarence Campbell as "a stuffed shirt." .iobnson told Sanderson to keep his mouth shut and Derek adamantly refused. Later. Derek told friends thai the rookie coach had overreacted. "I've always said these things." said Derek. "Sinden loved it, the players loved it. So 1 handled all the talking. I'd say a lot of things I really didn't believe, tilings other play- ers were thinkinu about but were afraid to sav. Now I've got a coach who's serious, lie's a rookie, and'he blew it. "ion can't order me to do something, lie's got lo I've got to change." At times Derek did change. Peace became his motto. He agreed that he had to be mere flexible with management, with the man-in-the-strcet. But he only changed by degrees. "I really haven't changed that much." he said. "Instead of insulting people I allow (hem their weaknesses. Another thing, the press is asking me different questions. They no longer think I'm just a sc.x maniac. Having long hair doesn't make a guy a freak. cession. They also made the Orioles' slight favorites to win the opener behind McNally, who was 1M-5 during the regular sea- son compared with 19-ii for Ellis, tile Pirates' big winner. PITCHING NO WOItltY However, Baltimore manager Earl Weaver, as concerned about first baseman Boog Pow- ell as Murtaugh is about Ellis, doesn't have Aim-laugh's pitch- ing problems. He has named right-hander Jim Palmer and left-hander Mike Cuellar to go after McNally. Powell, who has been both- ered by an ailing right hand, had x-rays taken Thursday while the Orioles worked out. They proved negative but did show torn fibres in the back of his hand. Powell, along with the two Robinsons Brooks and Frank is a key in a Baltimore of- fence that nil at a .261 clip with home runs during the regu- lar season compared wilh .274 and 154 homers for a Pittsburgh j team led by outfielder Willie, Stargell. Stargcll led the majors in ho- mers with 4ti. but had a disis trous scries against San Fran-, cisco Giants in the National League playoffs, going hitlcss ji 14 trips. There is a vast difference in pitching between the teams. Ellis was Pittsburgh's big win- ner while Baltimore had four 20-g a in e Palmer, Cuellar and Pat Dob- son. HAVE RAKE RECORDS The Orioles arc the only club other than Ihe 1920 Chicago White Sox ever to have four 20- gamc winners and are one of only three clubs in major league history to record 100 victories or more in three consecutive sea- sons. A team many feel is stronger than the team ihat defeated Cin- cinnati Hcris in five games in the 1970 World Series, the Ori- oles are starting off with a string of victories that exactly duplicates last at the end of the regular season and three consecutive in the plav- offs. The Pirates lost the first game to San Francisco in the playoffs and then battled back to take three in succession for i their first NL pennant since 19IJO GYMNASTIC BEAUTY The beauty of gymnastici will be displayed Wednesday and Thursday of next week al the Letilbridge Collegiate Institute as Ihe Danish nation- al gym team pays a visit. The team, 12 men and a like number of women, will perform modern rhythmical gym- nastics, vaulting and tumbling and folk dances in original colorful native costumes. Tickets arc on sale at Leisler'i ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES PRO FOOTBALL WESTERN CONFERENCE t ll1 lyfjy the trouble is that no one believes a word 1 say. They I n'hen they went on to beat New York Yankees in the World Se- ries. Saturday's game will he tele- vised on the CBC National net- work. Calfjary Sask. R C. Winnipea SCORING LEADERS W L T F A Pis Western Division 2 1 0 S6 J3 .667 'a .1 1 1 76 78 -500 Ameles 1 l l 57 500 Orleans I 1 j? 71 .500 AM TD C FG S ______ Coody of Texas. ished title; meets left handed1 "f feel confident I can give interest Sew Zealander Bob Charles in! Jack Mckiaus a good j jn i Coles said after his victory. I hc Mid Some of the wise money was on Player to recapture the title Nicklaus was the favorite lo hc won in 1965, 1966 and 1968. ret.-in the championship in Player Thursday eliminated slu'ch eight star golfers com- j Britain's ailing Tony Jacklin 4 pete f a c e -t o -f a ce in 36-hole and 3. Members of the Bruins front office tried to gel to know Derek. He was invited to dinner last Summer by president Wcston Adams, his spent considerable time after the 1970-71 season denying that Derek would be traded. Perhaps Adams recalled Sanderson's remark: "Thcv :be other semi-final. NICKLAUS FAVORER just deterio- n, I can t trade me. The Police Department CITY OF LETHBRIDGE hereby offer for sale by PUBLIC AUCTION The following unclaimed bicycles: Bicycle Serial 1 2 3 4 5 A 7 a 9 10 11 12 13 u 15 16 17 18 19 70 71 22 23 El. 53155 K 1005 70 Make CCM CCM CCM Blackl' Br-ntv K525999 S12A867 K301518 Srliwmn Rebuilt Dielitc CCM GT Cyclone gr 6T691 Universal cir D66I18 CCM BlackhavA Mercury Phlllipi GT Cyclone Glide- Iriumpl, GlWrr CCM Blacltlin-.vk Rebuilt 30977CD S612282 E209U Kl21360 K01S335 A2070 S9J292 906 .155.1307 D097157 H208B52 L614527 rr-'l-whilc red.whim rcd-whilr- red chrom.- greon red while red rhromr red while gold chrome blue while cireen white red while blue while qrcen chrome maroon 'while -ed hlurr nlue blue .vhife hoy-, boy, boy, boys boy, boy, ciirl, hoys boys girls hoys girls boys girls boy .1 hoys hoyi boy-v boys boys girU juv. b'cvcles mt'Y bf! inspected at tho Police Slotton and a bid may he cntorud on one bicycle or (ho entire lot Bids muii be entered on the proper form which may be obtain- ea at (he police station. Bids Close Saturday, Oct. 9th, 1971 at 12 midnight Football sramcs set for weekend the years. IT'S TOUCH YEAR ;in admitted that 1971 lias been a tough one financially for Montreal. ''f know we had all the new administration costs last year, but tiiis year we've had a lot of players, and sonic high-salaried ones, out of action and on the disabled list." lie said. "With the situation between Moses Dcnson and Hill Masscy we have earned an extra back all year. All these things cosl money." But, O'Quinn cautioned, one j could not look at the future of j The half way mark be Montreal franchise on a one reached as all 10 teams in the Western Eight Football Confcr- a j encc sec action Saturday, r-1 The Kaymond Cornels eur- rcollv the league wilh ,1 .VO record, hut are closely trail- ed by Ihe St. Mary's Warriors wilh a l-ll record 'and the de- fending champion Picture Bulto Klks wilh a '1-1 record. Tiie Vulcan Cougars and t.he Cardslon Cougars share Ihird place wilh 11-2 records. In Saturday's games, the Co- v mc-ts will entertain the Elks: (Al'i Manager :-SI. Mary's travel to .N'anlon; 1-efly Phillips and hi.s four Cardslon Cougars visit High coaches were dismissc'l 'linn's- Kiver: Spartans hosl day by California Angels. Vulcan and the Milk River Gene Aulry, board chairman Hidgc Riders travel lo Clares- of the American League base- hf.lm. ball team, and Bob Koumld.s. l in Southern Al- prosidcnl. isMicd a slalcmcnl berla High School Football saying the of the five League aclion, the LCI It.-nns would not he renewed. j and the Winslim Chin-chill Bull. Phillips wa.s offered a job in j dogs will square off for a very the Angels' player personnel i imporlanl contest tonight at and :scouting dcp.irtiv.cnt but did Henderson at n p.m Meanwhile Minor hockey Although registrations for .boys wishing to play minor afraid of what I'd say about them." hockey closed last Saturday, a Imagining the Bruins without Derek Sanderson is almost fcw latc Pla.vcrs accepted w EASTERN CONFERENCE Toronto Hamilton Montreal Cin- L F A Pis 1ERICAN CONFERENCE Eastern Division W L T F A 1 1 0 58 17 1 1 I .19 3B itind 1 I 0 ?0 63 1 2 0 2.1 0 3 0 51 97 Central Division .2 1 0 65 a 1 1 0 i7 M .1 2 0 6.1 S5 0" SCORING LEADERS 3 6 as difficult as picturing them without Bobbv Orr. "Where would the Bruins be without said Derek still win but they wouldn't have any color. Hell, Td put more life into the Toronto Maple Leafs 'than they've'had m years. In York I'd be a hired gladiator' J have a lot of fans (here. Thev know I have 'guLs am! they'd be yelling. 'Kill, Derek, due to special circumstance's of I illness, etc. The Lcthbridge Minor Hock- ey registration committee re- minds all boys registrations will definitely close tomorrow, wilh no further applications taken after that time. E o n o New staff i'or Angels not say whclber ho will Ihe offer. Tliere no hint from man- n new manager would he named. Ihe Medicine Hal fans will gel their first look al the powerful league leading Catholic Central Cougars as Ihey lake on Ihe Mohawks at The c o a c h e s are Rocky I p.m. while nt the V; Bridges, Carl Nornig, Pcle lie- Coy Colls will tangle wilh flip iscr and Norm Sherry. I cellar-dwelling Crcscnt lleighLs Moore's Esso Service Cor. 3rd Ave. and Mayor Magrath Drive OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY YOUR ONE STOP SERVICE CENTRE Imperial Oil Ammunition Atlas Products Bar-C-Q Supplies WE ARE NOW AGENTS FOR HERTZ RENT-A-CAR DON'T FORGET WE HAVE HUNTING LICENCE AMMUNITION PROPANE BOTTLES FILLED ESSO SERVICE Corner 3rd Avenue and Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 327-1046 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Licensed Mechanic On Duty Monday thru Friday. Ortjsn. 0 Csnale, M Ccfley, H A-.cOuay, T Oidham, 0 Symtms, t Cooper. 0 NATIONAL CONFERENCE Eastern Division Western Division 1 City 2 1 0 50 -10 Oakland 1 o 7.; .to San Diego J 0 38 69 1 Denver fj 1 26 60 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Final Exhibition Standings EAST DIVISION York Dalla N.Y. 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