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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Thuridov, Odobtr M, 1970 THf KTHMIDGf HHAID Senators Ready To Sign Flood? Kuhn To Make Announcement? NEW YORK (AP) Wash- hgton Senators owner Bob Short resumed contract negotia- tions today with renegade out- SieWer Curt Flood while spec- ulation arose that baseball com- missioner Bowie Kuhn might announce a signing at' a news conference. "I'm sure we'll get this thing ironed Short said Wednes- day night, referring to his at- tempts to add the controversial star to the roster of his Ameri- can League club. Flood is still engaged in a suit to overturn baseball's reserve clause, which binds a player to one club for life unless he is sold, traded or released. ____ Kings In First Place, McDonald Tied For Top This could be a big weekend for the Lethbridge Sugar Kings as a team and for a couple of individuals. Sugar Kings, following a sweep of a pair .of games in central Alberta last weekend, are in first place in the six- team Alberta Junior Hockey League but don't have that much breathing room. After .10 games the locals have a record of six wins, three ties and one setback. Their 15 points is only one better than Calgary Mount Royal Cougars Off-Track Bets Being Halted TORONTO (CP) The Jockey Club, Ltd., which oper- ates five racetracks across On- tario, is continuing its campaign to keep off-track betting mes- sengers off the premises. Two officials of Adrian Mes- Suspended Sentence For Harvey OTTAWA (CP) Doug Har- vey, former National Hockey League pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of carrying a concealed weapon without a permit. He was given suspended sentence. Harvey, 45, for many years a Montreal Canadians defence- man, was arrested at Uupland Airport about a.m. Wednes- day when an ROMP constable found a loaded revolver in his briefcase. Police explained that exami- nation of the briefcase was rou- tine in light of the early hour and iii view of security precau- tions prompted by the terrorist kidnap and murder of Quebec Labor Minister Pierre Laporte and the kidnap of British trade envoy James Cross. Harvey gave no indication why he was carrying a re- volver, police said. Harvey and two other per- sons had flown in a pri- vate to Ottawa from Montreal about 1 a.m. Wednes- day and, according to police, "went .on the town for drinks and Chinese food." They had just returned to the airport when the revolver was found. Boys' and Girls' SKATE EXCHANGE SHARPENED SHINED NEW LACES SANITIZED PAIR APPROX..... PROFESSIONAL SKATE SHARPENING PER PAIR 500 This Week'i Specials! COOPER SUPER BLADES EACH and CCM GLASS CURVED CURVED HOCKEY STICKS Check us for the best team prices in Southern Alberta. BERT MACS CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3221 Open Thurs. rri. fill 9 p.m. "Serving South Alberta for over 30 years." enger Services and Enter- rises, Ltd., were ejected from Jreenwood racetrack Tuesday nd John J. Mooney, executive ice-president of the Jockey Club issued a statement Wednesday: No finding or conclu- ion has been made by the court gainst the Jockey Club that we ave acted in any way impro- perly or unlawfully by excluding nessenger bettors from our aeetracks." Mooney said an application lad been made to obtain an in- unction against the Jockey Sub "to force us to admit cer- ,ain persons to our racetracks." A hearing on the application was adjourned until Nov. 9 and 'in the meantime the permitting an adjournment of hat an order to he effect that until Nov. 9 we could not improperly exclude he plaintiffs and their employ- ees from our property." "A key word here is the word Mooney said. "In our view and in the view of our counsel, we have always acted properly in this matter in accordance with our rights and egal obligations." The Jockey Club, claiming hat money bet through off- .rack shops sometimes failed to reach the pari-mutuel windows at its operations, banned all bet- ing shop employees from its and .Green- wood in Toronto; Mohawk out- side Toronto; Fort Erie and Jarden City, near St. Cathar- nes, Ont. Senior Womeii To Form Team Any gals interested in play- ng senior basketball this year are asked to contact Tina Man- ning after 6 p.m. at 327-4851. A coach and sponsor for the club have been arranged for all that are needed are players Anyone interested is invited to play. and two better than Red Deer Rustlers and the Rustlers nave a game in hand. Kings can a'dd. to their lead as they play host to the last place Ponoka Stampeders Sat- urday and Sunday at the Arena. Saturday's game goes at with a two o'clock start for Sunday. Calgary are idle this weekend while Red Deer sees action Saturday evening in Edmonton against the Movers. This will ;ive Chapman and his charges i chance to.get that needed >reathing room. Kings have met the Stamp- eders, the defending league pen- nant winners, twice coming out on the right ends of 7-1 and 4-2 counts. Meanwhile Lanny McDonald, a second-year forward with the Kings, is off to a fine start in the scoring race. To date Mc- Donald has fired home' nine goals and with the addition of 12 helpers has 21 points. The Lethbridge sharpshooter is tied with Rob Leguffiox of Calgary for the leadership. Leguilloux has the identical record. In third place is another Sugar King, McCrea Also in his second season, Mc- Crea has eight goals and 10 as- sists and trails the leaders by three. Three more points back is Gary Paskuski of the Kings with six goals and nine assists. Dale Hendwood of the Rust- lers is the leading netminder with a 2.00 goals- against average. Following the weekend the Kings will meet Mount Royal Tuesday in Calgary. He instituted the antitrust suit by the Major League 'layers St. Louis traded him to Philadel- jhia. He refused to join the 'hillies and sat out the 1970 sea- son. A federal judge ruled gainst Flood in the suit's first jhase and an appeal is pending. Short acquired the right to leal with Flood by trading a (layer to the Phils and agreeing o send them another if he can and the 32-year-old star. Short already has one controversial tar on his t e a m a d -b o y litcher Denny McLain, acquired n a trade with Detroit. WILL TELL SERIES SPLIT Kuhn's news conference was called to announce the details of he dividing up of World Series rumors circulated hat the commissioner would ise the occasion to announce Hood's signing. But a spokesman at Kuhn's office said he would be "very, very surprised if the commis- sioner makes any sort of an stating that task vould be up to Short. He added that any contact, which Short and Kuhn have in isted would have nothing to do vith Flood's suit and would not nfluence the case against base- jail, would have to be approved jy Kuhn. Flood has contended he will not sign a contract unless the reserve clause is Short, asked whether a contract offered Flood would contain the clause, replied: "I, don't know what the contract will contain." And the spokesman at the commissioner's office said Kuhn "definitely would not approve'' a Flood pact without the clause Short, Kuhn's office and the players association all deniec reports Wednesday that Flood Md agreed to salary terms ex ceeding a year. But Short, noting that Phila- delphia offered Flood more than added: "My offei would be in that area." LEADERS McDonald Lelti. Leguilloux, calg. McCrea, Colbourne, Calg. paskuikl, Llth..... Pollock, Calgary STANDINGS Lelhbridge Calgary Red Deer Earn. Leafs Edm. Movers Ponoka r F pi. 3 iO 29 15 2 49 42 14 3 43 24 13 1 33 42 7 1 29 59 3 0 20 33 Joe Zuger Not Ready 'HAMILTON Ham- ilton Tiger-Cats head into Mon- treal and a do-or-die struggle with the Alouettes for firsl place in the Eastern Footbal Conference, quarterback Joe Zuger found himself out of ac- tion for at least another 35 days on the injury reserve list. Zuger, who broke his wrist hi mid-season, was returned to the injury reserve list by coach Joe Restic who explained: "Zuger still can't throw the bal with any authority or for any great distance." ANDY CAPP BLIMEY, THE STUFF THEY'RE PUTTIN ON -'ERE I AM PLAVIN1 TRUANT FROM ME 'OUSEWORK. TO WATCH ,THE SAME FILM TRUANT F.ROM SCHOOL TO SEE. THE HENDERSON LAKE GOLF CLUB IS HOLDING A MASQUERADE DANCE SATURDAY, OCT. 31 9-1 p.m. COVER CHARGE PER COUPIE PRIZES FOR THE BEST COSTUMES Music by the "GOIDEN NUGGETS" MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS STOPPING THE POWER Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Al Smith (29) deflects shot by Los Angeles Kings' Juha Widing (15) during power play Wednesday night. Kings missed several good chances with the man and dropped a 5-3 decision to the Penguins, ploy is Pittsburgh defenceman Duan Rupp advantage In on tin Eskimos Cooled At Taylor Field Roughies Settled 'Hot' Issue HEGINA (CP) Saskatche- wan Roughriders snapped Ed- monton J5 s k i m o s' winning streak at seven games Wednes- day night with a 34-10 Western Football Conference win, and Eskimo coach Ray Jauch re- minded reporters: "I told you they were going to come at us." And come at them Rough- losses, used a balanced attack Aim CUUIVJ aL Uiciu riders did, scoring. 31 unan-. to counter Edmonton's pass-ori- swered points in the first half and then cruising through the second with backup Gary Lane spelling off starting quarterback Ron Lancaster. Roughriders, far in front of the WFC with 13 wins and two Standout Not Even Scouted McKinnis, A Rookie Find CALGARY (CP) Full- back Hugh McKinnis, a gam- ble for Calgary Stampeders at the start of the season, is a model rookie. He likes to practise, saying "it's and the leading rusher in the Western Foot- ball Conference has no ambi- tion right now to play hi the National Football League. When the 1970 Campaign began, the Stampeders were in desperate need of the full- back with the retirement of veteran Ted Woods. The scouting brains went to Arizona State University and found their man, but it wasn't McKinnis. It was team-mate Art Malone. a highly-touted running back quickly nabbed by Atlanta Falcons of the NFL. McKinnis, known only as Malonc's room-mate on Ari- zona's road games, was also a backup fulback for two years "and was lucky if I put in four full games during that time." SEARCH ELSEWHERE After losing Malone, the Stampeders continued their search for a fullback else- where. That's when an Ari- zona State coach called to re- mind the Stampeders they had passed up McKinnis. Paduano, Cliuvalo Look At Future MONTREAL (CP) Young Donato Paduano of Montreal and George Cliuvalo of Toronto are at opposite ends of the fistic rainbow, but both are looking to the future. Paduano, 21, Canadian welter- weight champion with 21 straight wins as a professional, and Chuyalo, 33, Canadian heavyweight titleholder, arc looking to separate limits here Nov. 5 to further their fisiic careers. Tlic pair arc part of a five- bout 10-round non-title affairs that co-promoters Regis Lcvcsque and Marcel Salvail have booked for the Montreal Forum. Paduano, ranked No. 3 in the Ring Magazine ratings and No. 5 by the World Boxing As- sociation, will battle Don Ross of Toronto, 33, who was out of action by a back injury two years ago. Cliuvalo will meet Tony Ven- tura, a journeyman heavy- weight from Buffalo. The oilier three bouts feature two heavyweight matches and cue in the welterweight class. "We were told McKinnis had potential to warrant a trial." said Calgary coach Jim'Duncan. "After consider- ing the time we spent trying to get Malone, we were will- ing to try anybody we thought had a chance." McKinnis has undoubtedly been Calgary's brightest 'af- terthought of the season. With one full season of pro football, the 22-year-old has some distinguished creden- tials that point toward all-star status hi the CFL: leads the WFC and CFL in rushing with yards on 197 carries, 108 yards ahead of runner-up Jim Evenson of British Columbia Lions. n 15 regular-season games, McKinnis has scored nine touchdowns, tops among rushers in the CFL. POINTS WITH PRIDE If this isn't enough, coach Duncan has a few points to raise. "He's got all the equipment and be a real superstar. You get the im- pression that he's going to pop out of the pack on just about every cany." As a substitute replacement for Woods. McKiiuu's was not expected to become an over- night sensation. "When you start out with a rookie you don't expect him to reach his peak for two or three Duncan said. "But McKinnis is certainly a pleasant surprise." McKinnis, a native of Sharon, Pa., dropped out of college last year because he couldi.'t meet a requirement on his scholarship program. He becomes eligible for the NFL draft this summer. Before his college career, he played as a tackle, half- back, linebacker and fullback with midget and high school teams in Pittsburgh .and Far- rell, Pa., his hometown. "I think I made the right decision by coming to Can- said the six-foot, 214- pounder. "It's a great league maybe someday I would like lo play in the NFL but right now I'm satisfied." McKinnis agrees with his wife Frieda that the CFL "is just as exciting as the NFL." "Most of the quarterbacks in our league are just as good or better than they are in the McKinnis said. "I just wish that the league or some- body would publish more magazines about the CFL." He keeps a scrapbook of his football accomplishments for posterity "so I can say 1 played a little ball." ented game. "It's like a kid, a spanking sometimes does you said Jauch, Canadian Football League Coach of the year whose second-place club ended the sea- son with nine wins and seven losses. Eskimos face third-place Cal- gary Stampeders in a sudden- death semi-final Nov. 8 in Ed monton, with the -winner open- ing a, best-of-three final series here Nov. 14. Fullback K. C. Gamble, cut by Edmonton, played his first game in a Saskatchewan uni- form and scored two touch- downs, romping 16 times for 90 yards gained while Rough- riders' ace ball-carrier, George Keed, watched from the side- lines. Reed was nursing a leg injury and is expected to be ready for playoff action. Halfback Silas McKinme scored the other two Saskatche- wan touchdowns, one on a 30- yard toss from Lancaster and the other on a short run. Jack Abendschan strengthened .his hold on first place in the WFC scoring race with two field goals, three converts and a sin- gle. Dave Cutler, In second place in individual scoring with 106 points, seven fewer than Abend- schan, booted a 59-yard field goal, a record in professional football. The best previous CFL boot was a 58-yard three-pointer kicked by Bill Mitchell for Ed- monton Aug. 17, 1964 against Calgary. The longest in the Na- tional Football League was 55 yards by Bert Rechichar of Bal- timore Sept. SASKATCHEWAN M, EDMONTON It First downs Yards rushing Yards palling Net offence Passes made-tried Interceptlons-yds ?unls-yds Fumbles-lost Penaltlcs-yds 317 11-21 3-33 B-35 0-8 1-0 Warriors Play Exhibition Lelhbridge Warriors of the Southern Alberta Juvenile Hockey League will meet the Labor Club of the City Recrea- tion Hockey League in an ex- hibition game Friday evening. The game is set for nine o'clock at the Civic Centre. JOINS MID WEST MOBILE HOMES SALES STAFF ERIC BOULTER Mr. Fred Keiver, manager of Mid West Mobile Homes wisher lo announce that Mr. Eric Boulter has joined the soles itaff cf Mid West Mobile Homes. Eric is a married mon ond hal recently moved to from Edmonton whero ht had 5 years experience 01 a salesman. Eric welcomes svery. one to drop in ond sea him about your Mobile Home needs. JUST ARRIVED! 20 TWO-PANT SUITS BY MERIT and HYDE PARK CLOTHES All Pure Botany Wool Hard Finished Worsted We have just received 20 new two-pant suits to odd to our two-pant suit selection. These suits are available in sizes 36 to 50 in regulars, lolls and shorts and in all the new fall tones of browns, blues and greys. Flares and reg- ular pants available. These suits are of exceptional quality and you can select yours for only.................... WITH THE PURCHASE OF ANY ONE OF THESE OUTSTANDING SUITS YOU CAN CHOOSE ANY NECKTIE IN THi STORE FOR YOUR WARDROBE FREEI MEN'S CLOTHES 321 7th ST. S., LETHBRIDGE OPEN THURSDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. ;