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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, September 11, IETHBRIDGE HERALD Taber honors are shared, two cowboys steal spotlight By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer Oscar Walters and Wayne Akins shared the spotlight at the conclusion of the Taber Kinsmen Indoor Rodeo Satur- day. Walters was named the all around champion, winning the bull riding and placing second in the steer wrestling. Akins took the high point honors as he captured both the team and calf roping events. A bull called Tar Baby helped Oscar earn the bull riding crown as the pair com- bined for a 76-pomt outing. Right behind Walters in se- cond spot was Lenard Morton Carry those games WASHINGTON (AP) -The House of Representatives communications sub- committee approved legisla- tion Monday that would lift the local television blackouts of sold-out home pro football games in the United States. Chairman Torbert H Macdonald took less than 15 minutes to gain the approval of the measure that would ban blackouts on any national televised game that is sold out 72 hours prior to the contest. Last Thursday, the Senate passed similar legislation by a vote of 76-6 Pro football commissioner Pete Rozellc testified last week that if Congress passed definitive legislation banning the local blackouts, the National Football League would not wait for President Nixon to sign it into law but would begin televising the games locally. Macdonald expressed the hope again Monday that the House would pass his bill by the end of the week, urns allowing local telecasts when the 1973 NFL season starts Sunday NEEDS CO-ORDINA'l lUiN There are technical differ- ences between the measures in the Senate and the House which will have to be ironed out in a conference meeting between the two bodies. The Senate measure would prohibit blackouts of all local sports events that are sold out 72 hours in advance. It would be a one-year experiment. The Macdonald measure would ban the blackout only on sports televised under a na- tional TV contract, such as pro football and the baseball, basketball and hockey games of the week It also would be permanent legislation under whch the U S federal communications commission would study the effects of the law on pro sports and report to the Senate and House commerce committees by April 15 The Macdonald bill also would provide civil mjunctive relief if the club does not make the games available for telecasting Dart season of Del Bonita who fell one point short of the winner on Ro Ho Third place money was split between Taber's Philip Van Cleave and Joey Masnyk of Coaldale. Both boys garnered 72 points. Ted Bly, Cardston, the vice president of the Chinook Rodeo Association, beat, Walters out of a double win when he dropped his steer in 4 7 seconds to grab the steer wrestling title. Only two-tenths of a second separated the top three doggers. Walters' time was 4.8 seconds while third place finisher Abe Andres of Taber ran the clock out to 4.9 seconds. Wayne Akins of Fort Macleod won the most money of the rodeo in capturing the two roping events. He roped his calf in 12 7 seconds to beat out Cardston school teacher Randy Broadhead by eight- tenths of a second Third spot went to Cutbank, Mont, roper Jim Seewald. Wayne combined with his brother Bill to walk off with the team roping crown. The pair stretched their steer out in the fast time of 9.7 seconds and increased their large lead for the circuit's championship in that event Steve Reeverts, who hails from Vaughn, Mont., captured the saddle bronc riding. His 75-point outing turned in Fri- day atop Sundown held up throughout the two day show Bud Monroe of Billings, Mont, came the closest to unseating the leader with a 72 while third spot went to Terry Grant ot Standard with a mark of 70. Dave Wagner of Billings also saw his first night's lead stand up as he grabbed the bareback honors with a 74. Mason Coch of Sthrathmore spurred out a 72 and finished one point ahead of Fernie, B.C. cowboy Brent Thompson. Taber's Pat Sparks led the senior gals around the barrels, recording a running time of 15 seconds flat. Bev Stuber of Manyberries had a clocking ol 15.2 seconds while Caen Bly's 15 3 was good for third place Charlotte Johnson. Cutbank, Mont., turned the clover leaf course in 15 5 seconds to top the junior barrel race. Diane Krause of Skiff was second with a 15.9. Andy Masnyk of Coaldale led his team to two winning performances in the wild pony race with a combined time of 19 3 seconds Stanley Simpson of Pincher Creek saw his 80 point ride come out number one in the boys steer riding BEHIND THE CHUTES Lethbridge's Tommy Ivms, leader of the Chinook circuit steer wrestling race, had nothing but trouble with the rubber-necked steer he caught Saturday Earl Bougeralle was shaken up by a McGowan bull called Blue Smoke the big bull hooked him with his horns a few times and opened up Earl's forehead Mr. Mills made it 34 in a row when he tossed Brent Thompson in the bull riding A cross between a yak and a Brahma bull, called the Rev Mr Black, is the oddest looking animal in the McGowan string the good Rev. has a head like a buffalo, and a tail like a horse but most important is he bucks like a Brahma the 1.200 plus spectators en- joyed the show Saturday former golden glove boxer Warren Amaniuk of Taber has taken to the rodeo arena and looked pretty good on his bull ride he also rides bareback broncs don't like getting my car fixed. They say a lot of technical things I don't understand and make me feel stupid. They seem to want to fix things that don't need to be Complete Car Cane: the kind of buthave xpect starts tonight "We know how much you depend on your car. Tonight, commencing at 7 30, the City Women's Dart League will get under at the Legion Teams from the five Lethbrulge service clubs will take part in the league Next week's action will be staged at the Labor Club on Thursday while- the Army. Navy and Air Force will play host to the gals the following Wednesday Monday. Oct 1 will see the games played at the Miners" Library while Wednesday Oct 10 and Tuesda.v Oct 16 the scene switches to the Elks Club Teams are reminded any subs used during league play must be members of the same club for which they substitute. For any further information call Mrs N L'vmgston at 327- 7223 Registrations for curling Registrations are being accepted daily at the Lethbridge Curling Club. The office is open daily between five and nine each evening or applications can be phoned in by calling 327-1213 Anyone interested in curling is asked to register as soon as possible Last year's members as well as new curlers are invited to take part m the 1973-74 season at the club. Kxtensivo renovations have IHMMI m.idc for Hu> con- venience ol the cmlci spcchiloi ,is well getting. We know the frustrations people feel when it comes to having work done on their car. And we've done something about it. We call it Complete Car Care. And it's exactly that. Here's what you can expect, wherever you see the Complete Car Care sign: 1 Consistent, exacting standards of auto- motive repairs. We can't afford to offer you anything less. An informed dealer and qualified mechanic who know what they're doing. Imperial Oil put us through an extensive training program. We've earned the three stars on the sign. Highly professional mechanical service in all areas. From oil change to ignition work. We care about you as well as your car. At least one qualified mechanic on the premises. Backed by modern, up-to-date equipment. Plus a well stocked inventory of guaranteed parts. We're no good to you without them. The dealer's written guarantee against defects in materials and workmanship. For 90 days or miles. We're that confident. ;