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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Football Will Miss Him Vince Lombard i Loses His Biggest Battle Ihunday, September 3, 1970 1HI IEIHBRIDGE HERALD 7 ANDY CAPP LOMBARDI DIES-Vince 57, died of cancer today irt Georgetown Hospital in Washington. coach of the Washington Redskins, had previously coach- ed Green Bay Packers to three straight National Football League championships. Pulford Traded To Los Angeles TORONTO (CP) Toronto Maple Leafs of the Nations Hockey League announced to- day they have traded veteran Bob Pulford to Los Angeles Kings for forwards Garry Mon- ahan and Brian Murphy. In a statement released by a Leafs spokesman, general man- ager Jim Gregory said the trade would not be conditional on Pulford's reporting to the Kings. It was a straight trade, he said, rath no cash considera- tions involved. Pulford, 34, scored 251 goals and 312 assists in 14 seasons with the Leafs. Last eason he collected only 18 goals and 19 assists in 74 games. Mpnahan, 23, started his pro- fessional hockey career in 1966- 67 with Houston of the Central Hockey League. He started last season with Detroit Red Wings of the NHL before being traded to the Kings in a six-player deal early this year. He scored1 three goals last season with the Wings and none with the Kings. Murphy, also 23, has played Acquires Two Leafs BUFFALO N.Y. (CP-AP) Punch Imlach, general manager and coach of the new Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League, said Wednesday his team has purchased two players from Toronto Maple Leafs-one of them his son. Imlach said he acquired in a straight cash transaction his son Brent, a 24-year-old centre, and NHL veteran Floyd Smith, 35, a right winger. Young Imlach played Junior A hockey for London Nationals and Toronto Marlboros of the Ontario Hockey Association be- fore enrolling at the University of Western Ontario London, Ont., where he played college hockey. two seasons with Springfield Kings, the Los Angeles farm club in the American Hockey League. Pulford, whose name has been mentioned in numerous trade rumors in recent years, said he would talk with the Kings but has not yet decided whether he will continue in hockey or turn to other business opportunities. "I have no beef against the Leaf Pulford said in an interview. "They have always treated me fairly and trades are the risk a player runs in this business." WASHINGTON (AP) Vine Lomabardi, Washington skins coach and onetime rule of a football dynasty with Gree Bay Packers, died today of can eer. He was 57. A spokesman at Georgetow University Hospital said Lorn bardi died at a.m. EOT His wife, Marie, was at his side the only man the history of the National Foot ball League playoffs to wir three straight championships had undergone two operatic! within a month in his battl with the disease. Mrs. Lombardi had confirmee Wednesday the gravity of th ailment. She said the cance was "extraordinarily His name became legendarj for the feats he accomplished a Green bay, a small city in Wis consul. His "Winning isn't big thing. It's the only thing." WON FIVE NFL TITLES The New York native arrivec in Green Bay in 1959, one year after the Packers posted thei worst record, 1-10-1. He forged 7-5 season his first year, won the divisional championship in 1960, and then proceeded to cap lure NFL titles in 1961, 1962 1965, 1966 and 1967. His Packers won the first tw Super Bowls which pitted the NFL against the AFL. Lombardi retired from coach ing in 1968 to serve as general manager of the Packers but he was later to describe the year off the field as the mos miserable of his life. He came to the Washington Redskins in February, 1969, as head coach, general manager executive vice-president a n part latter post, he said, one of the prime reasons for switching from Green Bay. In his initial season, he posts a 7-5-2 record to give the Red skins then- first winning season in 14 years. Race Results CALGARY (CP) resulti Wednesday from Victoria Park; claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- longs. Rcorah (Barroby) 4.30 2.70, Hazy Kid (Morris) 3.90 Newlynhfe (BHUngsley) 3.70. Tims: Expo Gal, Speedy Son, Happy's Bo Bo, simony Award, Phils Flame also ran. Second claiming, 3-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs, Doonbsg (Stadnyk) 26.90 11.50 4.10, Hungry Hawk (McCautcy) 4.50 3.70, Barlanx (Barroby) 2-30. Time; 1-5. Mary's Monkey, Highdorn, Yorevad, Be There John, Dennis Allby also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: Third SMOO, claiming, 2-year-olds, I fur- longs. Wind (Whittle) 5.70 3.30 3.90, Beauco (Wiseman) 4.30 3.00, Keps Call (Stadnyk) 3.10. Time: 3-5. Dandy Speed, City Fella, speedy im, Fifty Moon, Ravenscra" also ran. Fourth claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- prtcloiM Argent (Stednyk) 7.50 3.JO 40, Diddle (BHIIncsley) 2.40, Winning Glow (McCauley) 2.40. Time. 1.27. Entertaining, Haydn's Doll, Gypsy Beauty, Jean's Goldie, Kymander also FIHh claiming, 3-year-olds and up, IVi miles. Peact Man (L. Wlieirian) 13.90 4.90 3.30, Jacbpo's Susie (Bllllngsley) 6.50 3.40, Prezaml (Barroby) 2.70. Time. 1.53 4-5. Crystal chimes, Fafalson, Eilslta, ?ound River, Born Skinny elso ran. EXACTOR: Sixth claiming, 3-year-olds and up, furlongs, Choppo (BHIlngstey) f.70 4.70 3.40, Redirect (Stadnyk) 3.50, Rosle'i Steel (Rasmussen) 3.40. Time: Magic Grey, Paddygoeasy, El Hal- con, tittle Gypsy also ran. Seventh Handicap, 3-year-olds, 1 M. miles. Johnny N' Joe (Billlngsley) B.70 4.20 2.SO, Blue Bonus (Stadnyk) 3.80 2.70 Seltan Juwall (Whittle) 2.90. Time: 2-5. Big Dsn, Scofime, Destiny's Favour, Janice Marie, Leisure's Memory also ran. Eighth claiming, 3-year-olds and up. 7 furlongs. llsfordem (Stadnyk) 71.80 7.00 3.BO, Special Bout (Whittle) 5.30, Chirn Cheree (Ryan) 6.50. Time: 4-5. Miffed, Strayed Inn, Sickle Toes, 'The Iron Girl, Hadason also ran. QUINEltA: Displays Talent ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) For- mer world heavyweight cham- pion C.issius Clay toyed with two opponents Wednesday night, then showed flashes of his old lightning fast championship form against a third as he re- turned to the ring for the first time in more than three years. Clay entered the ring weigh- ing 10 pounds more than his fighting weight of 211, but throughout eight rounds of exhi- bition boxing displayed the same graceful bobbing and weaving style that was his trademark when he was champ. LADIES and GENTLEMEN____ Are you ready for The BOWLING SEASON? We nays a good selection of BOWLING SHOES for Men and Women! GREEN'S SHOES on SIXTH STREET His 10-year coaching record was 96 victories, M losses and 6 ties. Only Los Angeles Rams coach George Allen, with a rec- ord of 40-13-3, had a better win- ning to .738. dub Owners Will Settle SEATTLE (AP) Owners of Western Hockey League clubs have voted to accept a settle- ment of just over from the National Hockey League in an indemnity dispute over the senior league's takeover of ter- ritorial rights in Vancouver. The settlement was approved following a conference tele- phone call between WHL ovm- Tlie settlement contrasts with ;he million sought by the TOIL earlier. Lombard! played his colle- giafce football at Fordham Uni- versity where be was one of the famed, "Seven Blocks of Gran- ite." After attending law school at Fordham, he coached and taught chemistry, Latin and physics at St. Cecelia high school in Englewood, N.J. In 1946, he became the line coach at Fordham University where he served until when he was named assistant to Earl Blaik at West. Point. Lombard! left the U.S. Mili- tary Academy in 1954 to join New York Giants under Jim Lee Howell as offensive line coach. In four years with the Giants, the team won two east- ern titles and one NFL champi- onship. He then went to Green Bay where his name became a living legend to football participants and fans all over the world. Lombardi wrote a best seller, Run to Daylight, and produced a film, Second Effort, Which is shown to sales groups. He also has produced a 12-series football instruction film. I'LL BIM A BEER F'ANY80li WHO't SINS '6ALWAY SAY' 'E'LL SWW IT F1 Bulldogs Entertain Stettler Pete Neufeld coach of Oie Winston Churchill Bulldogs has anouced that his squad will host an exhibition game against Stettler High School this com- ing Saturday evening. The Bulldogs have only 12 regulars back from last years club and the game will give the rookies a chance to tune-up before their first regular league while Dennis Smith will assist in the offensive department. Also Don England a new addl- game September 25 against the j tfon to tteroaching chores, _wUl Catholic Central Cougars. This season Neufeld has back Larry Tommie to handle the defensive coaching duties help out Neufeld as an assis- tant offensive coach. Game time is slated for p.m. at the Henderson Baseball Park. DUNLOP FORD IS HAVING A Save Up To Today! Here's an exceptional op- portunity for you fo save hundreds of dollars on ths new car of your choice as we make every effort to clear our remaining inven- tory of 1970 models. EXTRA SPECIAL NO. 160 1970 GALAXIE 500 4 dr. hardtop. Ivy green, 390 V-8, auto., p.s., p.b., radio, w.l.w. tires, and many mcny other Ford Better Ideas. Extra Special Sell-out 1970 Thunderbird Landau 2-DOOR HARDTOP Brougham interior. Green Firs exterior, vinyl roof, cllnlng passengsr teats, tilt wheel, itereo tape, automa- tic air conditioning, power leaf, power deck release. Reg. Pries 58946.70 NOW ONLY....... 7485 Buy new Receive max- imum factory model year end discounts plus beat the proposed price in- crease on oil 1971 models. THESE USED CARS ALSO ON TRUCKS! TRUCKS! 1970 Ford 100 Pickup STYLESIDE SPORTS CUSTOM '3294 M Beg. Now Only 1970 Ford 100 Pickup STYLESIDE CUSTOM Reg. Now Only 1969 Fairlane 4 DOOR SEDAN Sell-out Priced at '2650 1967 Ford L.T.D, <1 DOOR HARDTOP Sell-out Priced ot '2295 1969 Ford Ton '2575 Sell-out Priced at EXTRA SPECIAL! 1969 FORD Vl TON Ranger 8 Auto., Radio SELLOUT PRICED AT '2795 1966 Chrysler Sedan Sell-out Priced ot 1965 Meteor Wagon '1295 Sell-out Priced at 1965 Pontiae Parisienne 4 DOOR HARDTOP Sell-out Priced at '1195 "This Is FORD COUNTRY What Do You I" FORD I' l v, '.I-'J- 1718 3rd AVE. SOUTH _ LETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-5526 On-The-Spot Appraisals! Easy IAC Terms! ;