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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, October 19, 1974 THE LETHBBIOOE HERALD ANDY CAPP THE HIRE PURCHASE PEOPLE ARE TAKE THE FURNITURE AWffV WHAT ARE WE GOIN' TO DO? WE MADE A PACT, REMEMBER? WUEN WE GOT WED WE AGREED TMAT SHE'D TAKE CARE OP THE WORRIES AND I'DTAKE CARE OF THE BIG ONES SO PAR THESE'ASN'T BEEN ANY SlG ONES. WEL-U., NOT WHAT COULD Seals happy to see last of Charles O. By THE CANADIAN PRESS The last trappings of Charles 0. Finley are gone from California Golden Seals and both management and players agree they're better _ off without him. Maybe not so much finan- Broncos host Saskatoon on Sunday The Lethbridge Bron- cos, fresh from their 4-3 triumph over the Calgary Centennials Friday night, will be looking for their third win of the young Western Canada Hockey League season Sunday night when they host the Saskatoon Blades for a seven o'clock contest at the Sportsplex The Blades battled to a 3-3 tie with the Ed- monton Oil Kings Fri- day night and are presently in second spot in Eastern Division of the WCHL, one point behind the league- leading Brandon Wheat Kings Tonight Saskatoon is in Medicine Hat in the ,only WCHL game scheduled, so Sunday's game will make it three road games in three days for the Blades The Broncos need a win to move out of a three-way tie for fourth place in the Eastern Division. Lethbridge's 2-3-1 season record has them tied with the Win- nipeg Clubs and the Fhn Flon Bombers All three teams have five points. daily as in the peace-of-mind department. Actually, the Seals are the orphans of the National Hockey League, hop- ing to latch on to a new owner. Finley was saddled with a loser but couldn't move the franchise out of Oakland.' Rather than take the con- tinued losses, he got the NHL to buy him oat for million. During his reign, the club seemed to be in constant tur- moil But now Finley has a third consecutive world baseball championship to play with and doesn't need hockey. The Seals have a new front office under Bill McCreary, former coach of Vancouver Canucks. Marshall Johnston, up from the Seals player ranks, is in his first full season as coach after taking over last February, far as I'm concerned, I think it's working satisfac- Johnston said after a recent game in New York against the Rangers that end- ed in a 5-5 tie "The only thing is, of course, we might have more money for little things. Maybe some off-ice equipment, some video tape which we don't have and so on. "We might have these things if we had a private owner, but we're making out all right. I think we're playing very well, better than 'I thought we'd be playing so early in the season." In trying to build a better defence after allowing the most goals in the NHL last season, the Seals traded off four of their top five scorers, keeping only Joey John- top scorer with 27 goals'last season. Gone are Ivan Boldirev, Walt McKechnie, Gary Croteau and Reg Leach. The Seals got Jim Neilson, a 32-year-old veteran defenceman, from the Rangers in the draft and sign- ed 18-year-old rookie Rick Hampton and Mike Christie, a former Chicago Black Hawk farmhand. The Seals had a tie and a win in their four starts prior to tonight's game in Montreal against the Canadiens. In the other games tonight, Vancouver Canucks are in To- ronto to meet the Maple Leafs, Pittsburgh Penguins play host to Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals face the Red Wings in Detroit, St. Louis Blues entertain Chicago Black Hawks and Buffalo Sabres tangle with the North Stars in Bloomington, Minn. On Sunday, Vancouver is at New York to play the Rangers, the Islanders are in Washington, Montreal travels to Philadelphia, Atlanta plays host to Pittsburgh, Minnesota is at Chicago, California goes to Boston and Toronto is in Buffalo. In Friday's lone contest, At- 'lanta Flames downed winless Kansas City Scouts 4-2. Jerry Byers's first NHL goal midway through the first period proved to be the winner for the Flames who earlier had gotten a goal from Curt Bennett. Bobby Leiter and Buster Harvey added second- period goals. Doug Horbul got Kansas City's first goal in the second period and Wilf Paiement, the Scouts' top amateur draft choice, scored on a power play in the third. ATLANTA 4 K.C. 2 Flnt Period: 1 Atlanta Byers 1 (Harvey. Manery) 12.00 2 Atlanta. Bennet 2 (Graves. Murray) 1241 KC 1904 Second Period: 3 Kansas City. Horbul 1 (pilbert, Paiement) 8 46 4 Atlanta. Leiter 2 (Lemieux. Lysiak) 1404 5 Atlanta, Harvey 1 (Byers. Quinn) 1717 Penalties Dead- marsh KC 1020, 1 34 Third Period: 6 Kansas City. Paie- ment 1 (McElmury, Horbul) 840 Penalties Romanchych A 431. Quinn A 6 18. Lysiak A 737. Lefley KC 1842. Hextall A 1909. Shots on goal by Kansas City 10 9 Atlanta 8 15 Goal Plasse Kansas City. Myre, Atlanta Attendance St. Mary's takes sweep Taber St. Mary's took both the male and female ends of Southwest Conference High School Volleyball League ac- tion over Winston Churchill Friday night. The St. Mary's girls came back to win three straight games after dropping the first two. and took the match 3-2 while the St. Mary's boys blanked Winston Churchill, winning all five games. In other action Friday, the LCI girls bested W. R. Myers five games to nothing while their male counterparts were edged by Myers three games to two Broomball The perennial champion Welterlich team will be con- spicuous by its absence Sun- day when the Lethbridge and District Broomball League opens another season at the Civic Centre beginning at -pm. The Welterlich team recent- ly disbanded and were replac- ed in the 12-team league by the Southern Signs. The Jaycees and the Fire Department kick off the 1974- 75 season Sunday when they tangle at In other action, City Hall meets Lethbridge Hotel, the f Correctional Institute faces the Knight Clubbers, the Miners Library takes on the Red Devils, Southern Signs meets the Eagles, and Coaldale battles with Ace Building. Cannes meetings Committee Lodging Management Services Transportation Facilities Ceremonies Accommodations Sports Opening Ceremonies Friends of the Games Date Ocf 21st Oct 22nd- Oct 22nd Oct 23rd Oct 23rd Oct 23rd Oct 23rd Oct 24th Oct 25th Oct 25th Time 4 00 p.m 700am Noon Noon 4.00 p m 4-30 p m 500p-m Noon 1000am 1030am Place Games Office Games'bffice Games Office Games Office Games Office Games Office Games Office Games Office Games Office Games Office Yankee Clipper says its too early to call the Oakland A's a dynasty BASEBALL CARDS pay top baseball Collector will dollar for old cards. PHONE 941-2360 or write RAY CROSATO 1980 Prater Ave. PI. Coquitlam, B.C. OAKLAND (AP) There are some characteristics of the Oakland A's which remind Joe DiMaggio of the great New York Yankee teams of the past but he thinks it is too early to start talking about the A's as a baseball dynasty. "When you talk about the Yankee Clipper said Friday, "you don't talk about three years, four years or even five. "Remember the Yankees dominated the American League in the 1920s, won six out of eight World Series just before World War II. then won five straight starting in 1949 pennants. "VARMINT RIFLES HARD TO We Don't Think So! NOW IN STOCK RICK KUCHERAN REMINGTON Model 700 BDL Heavy ?22.22-250.243.6mm RUGER Model 77 Heavy Barrels (calibers) 220 swift 22-250.25-06 SAKO FORESTER Heavy (calibers) and 308 REMINGTON Model 700 BDL Sporter (cal'be'S) 1 Rem 222 22-250 6mm REMINGTON Model 700 ADL Sporter Barrels (calibers; 222 and 22-250 REMINGTON MOHAWK 60018" Barrels 222 and 243 REMINGTON Model 783 Sporter Barrel Clip Magazine (catit-wsi 22-250 smm RUGER Model 77 Sporter Barrete (cambers) 22-250.243.25-O6 SAKO FORESTOR DELUXE Sporter Barrels {calibers) 22-290 SAKO FORESTOR Model 74 Sporter Barrete (calibers) 22-250 SAKO FORESTOR Model 79 Sporter Barrels when you talk about dynasties." The Hall of Fame out- fielder, who succeeded Babe Ruth as the idol of Yankee Stadium, watched the ram- bunctious A's wrap up the 1974 world championship three straight victories here and saw the earlier games on television "Oakland is a good ball club whiclj survives largely on its pitching." he said. "It is a poised, opportunistic club that waits for the other team to make a mistake and then it jumps in ,to deliver a knockout. "The Yankees the old ones and the newer ones were a lot like that. They were always ready to pounce But these teams had both great hitting and great defence He is unwilling to concede that the A's deserve to be spoken of in the same breath with those Yankee teams that preceded him and those on which he played "You get into trouble when you start comparing he said. Pressed to lend his exper- tise to a rating of the high- flying A's with old time Yankee powers, DiMaggio laughed and replied: as a start, would you prefer having Gene Tenace at first base over Lou Gehrig7 And Ray Fosse behind the plate. I wonder how many people would prefer him over Bill Dickey or even, let's say. Yogi Berra'" Not counting the great 1927 Yankee team that included Ruth and Gehrig. there were two later periods when the Yankees ruled supreme. DiMaggio was centre fielder on the immediate pre- Second World War team that had Tommy Henrich and Charlie (King Kong) Keller as his mates in the outfield, Gehrig at first base. Tony Lazzeri at second, Frank Crosetti and later Phil Riz- zuto at short. Red Rolfe at third. Bill Dickey behind the plate, and Red Ruffing. Lefty Gomez. Monte Pearson and Johnny Murphy pitching. Later came the team -of Mickey Mantle. Hank Bauer. Gene Woodling. Billy Martin. Joe Collins. Whitey Ford. Vic Raschi. Allie Reynolds and Eddie Lopat. Under heavy prodding. DiMaggio was asked how many members of the current A's would have a chance of making either of those mighty machines "Reggie Jackson in the out- field. Sal Bando at third and Catfish Hunter maybe as pitcher." Joe-said. "I can't think of sny others. Those were very strong teams in those days, although we are inclined to forget them." LCC Kodiak basketballers GUY POMAHAC Guy Pomahac is a product of Catholic Central High School in Lethbridge and is starting his first year with the Kodiaks. Guy is only 18 years of age and stands five foot 11 inches tall and weighs in at 175 pounds. He will play one of the guard positions for the fLCC basketball team and is currently upgrading his scholastic standing at the LCC. Guy is well known in sporting circles in Alberta, having attained the black belt in judo and won an Alberta title. JACK LINDERMAN Besides being the athletic trainer for the Kodiaks Jack Linderman is also the assistant to coach Ben Brooks. Jack has been with the team for three years and is starting his fourth. That makes him the oldest member of the squad, seniority-wise. Jack's home was originally Southern Ontario but he attended school in Van-, couver and the U of L. Jack and coach Brooks have gotten the Kodiaks into peak condition. WENDELL CAHOON Wendell Cahoon is starting his second year with the Kodiaks, playing guard. Wendell is a bundle of energy on the basketball court, always on the move, never slowing down He comes to the LCC from Cardston where he played LDS church ball. Wendell stands five foot 10 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds. He is 22 years of age. He is taking business ad- ministration and is major- ing in accounting at the LCC He also attended the U of L for one year v Roadrunners beat Aeros, Jets shut out Oilers 4-0 By THE CANADIAN PRESS Even Gordie Howe and family couldn't stop the ex- pansion Phoenix Roadrunners Friday night as they gained their second win in as many games. Gordie managed only two assists and his son ed another in a losing cause as Phoenix downed Houston Aeros 6-4 in one of four World Hockey Association games. In the others, Winnipeg Jets blanked Edmonton Oilers 4-0, Toronto Toros defeated In- dianapolis Racers 3-1 and Chi- cago Cougars edged Van- couver Blazers 2-1 Don Borgeson scored twice in the final period for the Roa- drunners to break a 4-4 tie and keep Phoenix in the unbeaten ranks. Michel Cormier, Bob Barlow, Gerry Odrowski and Dave Gorman got the others. Goalie Jack Norris throttled the Aeros, turning aside 38 Houston shots. Frank Hughes got two past Norris before be- ing ejected from the game in the third period for jostling a linesman. Don Larway and Jim Sherrit also scored for the visiting Aeros. At Winnipeg, the Jets scored in each period and got shutout goaltending from Joe Daley for their second consecutive win. Ulf Nilsson. Veli Pekka Ke- tola. Chris Bordeleau and Mike Ford scored for Win- nipeg. At Toronto, rookie goaltender Jim Shaw, making his league debut, stopped 21 shots as the Toros gained their second victory in two starts The Toros got goals from Paul Henderson, Wayne Dillon and Brit Selby while Bob Whitlock's shot in the se- cond period was the only one to elude Shaw, who previously played for Nova Scotia Voyageurs of the American Hockey League. Indianapolis goaltender Andy Brown took offence to a shot by the Toros' Frank Mahovlich from 20 feet out at the top of the red circle. He caught the puck after it had hit his shoulder and he threw it at the Toro player. "Who's he Brown asked, referring to Mahovlich's denial that there was any intent on his part to injure Brown, who does not wear a face mask. "He couldn't even see the net from there. "He was trying to put it through me. There was no way he was going to get it by me from there." In Vancouver, Francois Rochon's goal with to play gave the Cougars the vic- tory Bob Liddington scored Chi- cago's first goal, while Duane Rupp replied for the Blazers. Ginne'll draws suspension SASKATOON (CP) The Western Canada Hockey League Friday suspended Pat Ginnell, General Manager and coach of Victoria Cougars for the next six games The suspension resulted from Ginnell's action in pull- ing his team off the ice Thurs- day night in the second penod of a game with Medicine Hat Tigers. The WCHL also suspended Victoria player Kim Clarkson for the next four games for receiving a match penalty in the same game. The incident started when Clarkson received the match 'penalty after fighting John Hilworth of Medicine Hat. Ginnell protested the decision and withdrew his team. The game was forfeited to Medicine Hat who were leading 4-3 at the time. League President Ed Chynoweth said the match penalty was given under a rule against "any player who deliberately head butts or attempts to head butt an oppo- nent during an altercation There was no scoring in the first period and the teams en- tered the third tied 1-1. DON KIRKHAM INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. I V 44 OOUGBOYER Sates Representative Continues to Serve Southern Personal 3O89thSt.S. 320.1228 JOE DIMAGGIO. LEFT, WITH OR. BOBBY BROWN YOU FIND THE VARMINTS, WE'LL FIND THE RIFLES! 1 PRECISION GUNS and Sports Ltd. 1312-1901 Street Norlh Ptwne Block HorUi of Been STAMPEDE WRESTLING Exhibition Pavilion WON., OCT. 21 p.m. MJMRQOIMvsTOIKMUTA ran Twms n mum MPB MMHUH M JBTOIBI n HJOM YAffl TMMITON n TVUFOU HfO n ROUT Watch STAMPEDE WRESTLING on CJOC-TV PROBLEM HAIR? 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