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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, September 20, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-13 Bulldogs, Rams set to meet All six clubs of the Southern Alberta High School Football League will see action on the weekend. Four clubs will hit the turf for conference games Friday night while two others will dress for an interlocking tilt Saturday night. In western conference ac- tion Friday night, the Winston Churchill Bulldogs will host the defending champion Lethbridge Collegiate In- stitute Rams at Henderson Stadium. Both clubs earned easy vic- tories in their season opener last weekend and the eight o'clock encounter could break the first place dead-lock. An eastern conference game is slated to go in Medicine Hat Friday night when Crescent Heights enter- tain Medicine Hat High. Crescent Heights, who battl- ed McCoy Colts to a 4-4 stalemate last weekend, share first spot while Medicine Hat are winless after their season opener. In Saturday's contest, Catholic Central Cougars face the Colts at Henderson Stadium. Cougars will be looking for their first win of the season in the eight o'clock match. Meanwhile four games are set to go in the Foothills Foot- bail League this weekend. Friday night, Picture Butte Elks visit Cardston. Raymond travels to St. Mary's, and Claresholm hosts High River. Saturday, Okotoks entertain Vulcan in the only league game on tap. Opening dates fixed It9s hardly a tennis match Title should read 'money' New York Times Service HOUSTON Some call it the tennis battle of the sexes, the hustle, the Woodstock of the Bobby Riggs generation. But one thing is certain: when Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs step out onto an improvised court in the infield of the Astrodome this evening, the game they play will have more in com- mon with a Ringling Brothers circus or a Cecil B. DeMille spectacle than with Wimbledon or Forest Hills. The stars are a 29-year-old feminist who has been gobbl- ing Three Musketters candy bars and vitamin E and a 55- year-old chauvinist whose hotel refrigerator is overflow- ing with avocodos. The supporting cast includes Salvator Dali, the painter. Dr. Denton Cooley, the heart surgeon, and George Foreman, the heavyweight champion, and an array of commercial sponsors with more than million invested in the event. Waiting in the wings are an estimated 13 million television viewers in the United States and countless others in 40 countries to whom the match will be played by satellite. Meanwhile, on the sidelines, are the people of Houston, who. annoyed to some extent that the match is blacked out here, have so far bought only half the stadium's 40.000 available seats. If this were a Broadway show, the title would be The winner, of course, will collect the prize, while both players stand to make each in an- cillary rights. Jerry Perenchio, the promoter, has already collected from the American Broad- casting Company and Irom the Astrodome. A.B C is collecting million from nine sponsors for 15 minutes of commercials during the two-hour telecast. The Astrodome has collected worth of ads for the souvenir program. from Oshman's, a local sporting goods store that is the official sponsor, an ex- pected in live gate receipts, and a head from fans who have paid to see Riggs and King practice night- ly in a temporary tennis "bubble" erected in the Astrodome parking lot. Mrs. King and her manager- husband, Larry, are collecting from Sunbeam, for whom she did a hair-roller commercial to be broadcast during the match, plus an un- disclosed amount from sales of Billie Jean T-shirts manufactured for the oc- casion. And Riggs? Well, there's the from Hai Karate. Toiletries Company whose products are as prominently displayed in his hotel suite as are his avacodos and vitamin pills, from Nabisco, who had tabbed him the No. 1 "Sugar and from, among others, Cooiey, with whom he played a small- stakes exhibition set over the weekend. Celebrities will be out in force for the match. First of all. there's a sheik who is reportedly flying his harpm in on a Boeing 707. Then there are Andy Williams, Glen Campbell. Rod Steiger. Janet Leigh and a planeload of other Hollywood figures who will play a celebrity tournament in the' stadium Thursday after- noon with the final scheduled at the preliminary to the King- Riggs match. Perenchio said Tuesday that the show will also feature the 170-piece t'niversity of Houston band, which will kick things off with theme songs for the two players For Riggs, it's "Con- a theme song from an old Tyrone Power movie. For Mrs' King, it's "I Am to be sung by Helen Reddy. with Henry Mancim conducting. Foreman will present the check to the winner. Dali, ac- cording to present plans, will merely be a spectator. In the broadcasting booth Howard Cosell is set to do the play by play. But plans for commentary by Rosemary Casals. Mrs. King's doubles partner, and Jack Kramer, the tennis promoter and tormer champion, are now up in the air as the result of a protest from Mrs. King, who has been embroiled in tennis political disputes recently with Kramer. Argonauts made victory a gift for west club Rouehies pull it out with late rally i__i _ rt Willie retires Willie Mays, one of baseball's all-time greats, will retire today. News of his decision came from New York this morning where he played with the Mets. Willie spent most of his brilliant career with the Giants, first in New York, the San Francisco. NHL schedule set MONTREAL (CP) The National Hockey League an- nounced Wednesday that its 57th season will begin in seven cities Oct. latest start since the 1969-70 schedule. This season's 624 game sch- edule spans 25 weeks and includes 26 weekends before ending with six games April 7, the latest closing date in league history. The opening night games are: Montreal Canadiens at Minnesota North Stars; Buf- falo Sabres at Toronto Maple Leafs: Detroit Red Wings at New York Rangers. New York Islanders at Atlanta Flames. Vancouver Canucks at Boston Bruins; Chicago Black Hawks at Los Angeles Kings; and St. Louis Blues at California Golden Seals HARVEST VALUES ON THESE QUALITY USED CARS and TRUCKS 1964 RAMBLER CLASSIC 4 DR.SON. 1970IHC CREW CAB auto, air, PS, PB, deluxe unit 1966GfriC HALF-TON 6 cylinder 3 speed 1971 CMC Half-Ton 4 speed V8 1968 FORD FAIRLANE 2 dr., hdt., V8, auto, radio, new motor 1969 METEOR RIDEAU 500 V8 auto. PS, PB, cruise control 1971 FORD GALAXIE 500 2 DR.HDT, fully equip- ped, like new NEW YORK (Reuten Muhammad AH has cancelled an exhibition tour of Southeast Asia but will go through with his scheduled bout against Rudi Lubbers in Jakarta, In- donesia, Oct. 20. a spokesman for the former heavyweight champion said Wednesday. Robert Arum. All's lawyer, said Ali sprained his right hand in winning a split deci- sion over Ken Norton in Los Angeles Sept 10 and "he doesn't want to take any chances on reinjuring it before (We Lubbers fight Arum said it was possible Ali would engage in "a couple of exhibitions" following the Lubbers fight, but plans were indefinite. The former titleholder originally had been scheduled for exhibition appearances in Singapore, Kuala Lumpar, Kota, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Surabaja. Indonesia between Sept. 27 and Oct. 14. "After the Lubbers fight, and providing he wins, Ali will be returning to America almost immediately to begin training for his return match with Joe Arum said. Philadelphia Flyers open their season Oct. 11 at home against Toronto, while Pitts- burgh Penguins first game is at Atlanta, Oct. 12. There are games each night of the week during the schedule with Montreal Canadians being the only team with a game each day sometime during the season. The Canadiens have one Mon- day game, two Tuesday games, eight Wednesday games, four Thursday games, one Friday game, 20 Saturday games and three Sunday con- tests. Almost half the schedule comprises weekend parties with Saturday being the most games. There are 143 Sunday dates, 126 Wednesday games. 85 Thurs- day contests, 59 on Tuesday, Fridays have 44 and three Monday competitions. The 27th annual all-star game will be played Jan. 29 at Chicago. As in the last three seasons, the East Division all- stars will oppose those of the West Division. For the first time since 1925, there are no games scheduled on either Dec. 24 or Christmas night There is one game New Year's Eve Buffalo at Detroit and one New Year's night when Boston visits Van- couver TORONTO (CP) How often does a football team generate 100 yards on one play and fail to score? Toronto Argonauts did Wednesday night. Quarterback Joe Theismann and Eric Allen combined on a pass-and-run play that covered 100 yards before Saskatchewan's Lewis Cook was able to haul the Argo flanker down five yards short of the Roughrider goalline. On the next play, Theis- mann's pass to Mike Eben in the Saskatchewan end zone was intercepted by Jim Elder, a play that "turned the game" in the 'Riders' favor, says Ron Lancaster. "That turned the game." the Saskatchewan quarter- back was saying after the Roughriders rebounded for two fourth-quarter touchdowns en route to a 21-15 victory over the Argos. "Had they scored then we'd have been i4 points down and it would have been tough to come from that far behind. As it was, it left us in good shape for the win." REED SCORES Lancaster and fullback George Reed ran for one-yard touchdowns and the Roughrider field general, who holds most of the Canadian Football League passing marks, hit halfback Bobby Thompson with a nineyard scoring pass for the other Saskatchewan major score. Jack Abendschan converted all three. Bill Symons, on a one-yard run, and a Theismann-to-Pete Muller pass accounted for the Toronto touchdowns. Zenon Andrusyshyn kicked both converts and added a 37-yard single on a wide field goal attempt that provided the Argos with a 15-7 margin at three quarters. Both teams relied on a 15- mile-an-hour wind at their backs to score, the Argos opting for the breeze in the first and third quarters. SASKATCHEWAN 21, TORONTO 15 SASK TOR First downs..... 18 16 Yards rushing 172 165 Yards passing 180 196 Net offence 377 246 Passes made-tried 13-23 9-22 Interceptions 2 2 Punts-average 10-42 7-40 Fumbles-lost 3-1 2-1 Penalties-yards 6-55 3-20 I anoaster admitted he Roughriders down 15-14 and Abendschan said rvo wav. would have been content late then hope the Saskatchewan We're going for the big one in the eame to move into posi- defences could hold. Lancaster said of the tmai twn for "field goal with the "But hell, he (Reed) and score by Reed with just over Longhorns iron out problems two minutes left in the game. The Lethbridge Longhorns of the Alberta Junior Hockey League held an informal meeting Wednesday night to iron out a few issues in preparation for the 1973-74 season. The Longhorns, who ac- quired a franchise in the AJHL this year, will replace the Lethbridge Sugar Kings who were suspended after be- ing found guilty of breaking a rule in the league's con- stitution. The AJHL will once again be a six-team league including the Pass Red Devils. Calgary Canucks, Drumheller Falcons. Red Deer Rustlers, Edmonton and Lethbridge. Each club will play a 60- game schedule divided equal- ly into 30 home games and 30 road games. The Longhorns will open their 1973-74 schedule in the Crowsnest against the Pass Red Devils September 30 and will have a return match at Henderson Lake Ice Centre October 2. Meanwhile it was announc- ed last night that season ticket sales will continue at the College Mall where a Longhorns' sales booth has been erected. Sales got underway this afternoon at two o'clock and tickets will be available until nine. Up until October 1 the ticket booth will be open from 2-6 p m. Monday through Wednesday, 2-9 Thursday and Friday and from 1-6 Satur- days. Meanwhile only three players have been signed to date for the 1973-74 season and the Longhorns' camp is still full with some 30 players. Kent Lowry. Ron Weiland and Brent Cleland are the only players signed as yet, but coach Stan Maxwell has planned to cut down the camp to some 20 players by next weekend. OFF AND RUNNING LETHBRIDGE WHOOP-UP DOWNS 7-22 PREVENT FREEZE-UP PREBC We will Winterize your Recreation Vehicle's Water System for only 19 600-4th Ave. North (West of the Gas Company) PHONE: 328-4421 A lot of people have been drinking your wnisky The 8 people in this photograph can stop production at Tradition's distillery. And not even the President can budge them. 19721MPILA 2 door Hardtop V8, auto, PS., PB., radio "Where Quality Tells and Price Sells" SOMMERFELDT CAR SALES 321 -13th St. N. Phone 328-9444 OUTERWEAR THAT'S REALLY IN! SHERPA AND BORG LINED JACKETS For Dress Wear CAR COATS byCRCYOON WAIST AND HIP LINES Zipper and Button fronts HATS STETSON AND BILTMORE 95 LEATHER COATS SKI JACKETS with zip out Borg lining Down filled, '150-'160 r 39 ALBERT'S MEN'S APPAREL 331 5th St. 3. Open til 9 p.m. It is no joke. There are 3 teams of people at Tradition's distillery and they have almost legendary power. The power of taste. With it they can stop cases of whisky from ever reaching you You see, we have spent a lot of time and money getting Tradition to taste the way it does Smooth, mellow As we say. "so Canadian you can taste it But making a great whisky once, is no great feat. Most Canadian distilleries make very good whisky. The problem is making great whisky, day after day. Bottle after bottle. Sip after sip. Pity the sinqle blender. M scuemey we it s inhuman to give one man the responsibility of deciding on the maintenance of whisky, day after day. The food he eats, his personality, his habits all contnoute m some ways to his perception of taste. And a certain taste is not something you can tap with a hammer. You can't see taste. VQU can t feel taste. You can only taste taste. And this is why Schenley has developed the 3-team method of whisky tasting. The First Second Team and the TraininU Team. Not one drop of Schenley Tradition can reach you until it has passed the critical palates of our taste teams. Not a drop. It does not matter if a production man howls about schedules. It does not matter if an execu- tive says through clenched teeth, "it's close enough if it isn't passed, it isn't Tradition. Pictured here are some of our First Team members as of March 15th, 1973. tacn member has earned his position by recording consis- tently high averages in taste tests. But none is secure. In the wings members of the Second Team wait. And be- hind them a team of rookies practice. TheTraming Team All of this effort, is based on the fact that we believe Tradition is a great-tasting whisky. And we d like to keep it that way. This whisk} has passed the tests "I the Si-henlrj Tradition Tasle'leains .mri is (ruaraiileed to ram thf true 1 r.idit.....taslr Tasted, approved, signed by these people Canadian Srlirtiloj Distillrripn Ltd. No other Canadian whisky is signed as tasted and approved. Behindthelabelofeach bottle of Schenley Tradition, you'll find the signatures of the two teams, who approved that particular blend of whisky !t means you're about to enjoy Tradition Not something close to it We think you'll enjoy Schenley Tradition. Probably the most thoroughly taste-tested whisky m the country. Schenley Tradition. signed by 2 teams. TRADITION ;