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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta frldoy, Septemb.r 22, THS LEIMSRlDGc HERAIO 9 The question is whyt Patterson to keep on going HORSES CAN'T RUN IF THEY DONT EAT Bill Nimmo, left, of Vernon, B.C. gets toaether with Doug Furgeson of Maple Creek, Sask. to make sure the horses have plenty of hay lo eat. There should be plenty of hoy around at Whoop-Up Downs, the tpendiog kind that is, as the Fall Race Meet opened today for a 12-day run that ends Thanksgiving Day, Oct. 9.______________________________________________ By RED SMITH New York Times Service NEW YORK Through the day and into the early evening, guvs asked other guys, "what do'you think about the and four times out of five the answer was the same: "I hope Floyd doesn't get hurt." Then it was p.m. There were fight fans. Halt a cen- tury ago, Trvin S. Cobb describ- ed tlie typical fight fan: "He is the soft fleshed, hard faced person who keeps his own pell safe from bruises, but whose eyes glisten and whose hackles lift at the prospect of seeing somebody, else whipped to a souffle. These fans paid 361 to see a strutting peacock named Muhammad Ali beat up a man about 30 pounds lighter, three inches shorter and seven long years older than he. When the fighters came into the ring it was tho little old gentleman, Floyd Patterson, who got the warmer welcome, and in the voice of the crowd there was wordless entreaty: "Good luck, Floyd. Take care of yourself." There was one there of whom Floyd had asked a question years ago "do you consider boxing a the other had said, "And at its best, an art form." Floyd had said, gra- tified, because to him boxing has been not only a sport but a way of life since boyhood. His wasn't sport, though, and it wasn't art. For five rounds Ali swaggered and showed off, not because he particularly wanted to humiliate Patterson (his time but because he can no more refrain from showing off than abstain from breathing. Then, starting as the sixth round opened, he punched Floyd's left eye shut and broke Ihe swelling open. When the doctor called it off after the seventh round, the only one in the house who hadn't had enough was Floyd Patterson. weights, Ortiz was just about as good as small men get. By the calendar he is a year younger than Patterson but he hasn't lived the existence that keeps Floyd fit beyond his years. As Dr. Edwin Campbell said, Carlos "became an old man very suddenly." He was wise to quit after six rounds. "I didn't want to make a fool of he explained. In the RACE By Willie Ketchurn SATURDAY'S SELECTIONS FIRST RACE S5M Claiming for Uiree year old maidens FIVE FURLONGS Taytl Colcr Mt Amber El cabello Donna De Rose Kuriula Three ol Hearls Catcus Lil Prime Atonei' SECOND RACE S300 Claiming for four year oliis and upward SEVEN FURLONGS LooXs much the blst Ihe one to teat Rail mafces tough Chance at a price May catch Ihe speed Would be an upse! cannol recommend Slriclly an 'oulsfdcr Ouillalion................... 11! Ftrmta.................... 11? Buiter Big Boot.....................122 Hola Ffre....................119 Lollla's Hope .................116 Haydn's Doll..................116 Pixie Belle...................Ill Should have no trouble The only opposition can beat the others Could prove troublesome Return to form needed Will close a litlte ground Facing tough opponents qutlHng in Reglna THIRD RACE SEOO Claiming for four year olds and upward SEVEN FURLONGS Garden Thursday he looked a rifle used but his spirits were good. Accepting the fact that iii fighting days were all gone, IB seemed relieved. Before beating up Patterson, Ali clawed a piece oft the nose of liis manager, Angela Dun- dee, when that valorous sou leaped to the defense of Joe Frazier. The h e a v yweight champion of the world was called into the to accept a plaque and undoubtedly wouli have been torn to shreds by Al if Angelo hadn't interposed his 147 pounds between them, Drained by all this excitement Ali wasn't heard from Thurs day and Angelo left early for Cleveland to handle Jimmy Ellis in a boul. They will surface next South Africa, where Ali is ex peeled to perform with a larg left-hander named Al Jones who is managed by eithe Angelo or his brother Bowling Henry Howes Leroy Conine 2M Ed Mendi :n Tom Adams '7S Bill Doram 234, Norman Gyulal 230, Bernie Carrier 2M, Judy 300, Edith Vorh 757 Passey 15? (7551, Helen Myndto 252, Carol Kempenar 241. SUNDOUIST Aria Teleris 259 Way Mahe Muriel Walters 246. Nella Potuiak 2J1, Pat Plomp 248, Leah Gerla 269, Marie SmMh 771 Frieda BouMon 243, Jen Hegi 251, Jean Paisey 235, Eileen Carter 3J7 Jessie Mc- Donald 253. From coast, to coast Silver Oell Prlddis Dandy Stovepipe..... Serenade All Monday Morn Prince Imbros Wee Tosca Ocala Nibbs Should ledtJ Ihroughoul The one 1o best Always runs well Can't be Ignored Solid threaf today Some good eflorls Would be an upset Chances teem slim FEATURE VALUE BUYS GP183A 1971 HONDA 350 miles. 213BB 1970 FORD WAGON V8, A.T., radio. "3150 2549A 1970 VOLKSWAGEN FOUKTII RACE 5500 Claiming for lour year and upward FIVE FURLONGS Spol O Scotch................. Ill Tppi 8 matched Held Klllam.................... '13 Rough It she ttres Friendly Guy ..............tl? Threat wUh the rail Matabarlsla 116 Rgures to be close Hungryhawfc..................116 Wants more Early Inn ...................117 A longshot today FrlsXsfafe.................. Vu Slrictiy an outsider FIFTH RACE Claiming for three year olds and upward ONE MILE ONE SIXTEENTH Sportstoto spreads out WINNIPEG (CP) Sporls- tolo, the snorts lottery that made for amateur sports in Manitoba last year, is spreading to both coasts tins season. Guy Simonis, president of the Manitoba Sports Federation, said Thursday organizations in British Columbia and New- foundland have agreed to par- ticipate in the lottery this year. He said in prizes will be offered each weekend, start- ing Oct. 5, based on results of games played in the World Hockey Association and the Na- tional Hockey League. Simonis said Sportsloto will bo based on 13 games each weekend. Contestants guessing 13 correct results will share the first prize, those with 12 right will split and those 11, The federation president said If there are no winners In one of the categories for a week- end, Uie prize money will not be awarded. However, 28 per cent of the total revenue is car- marked for prizes and if that amount has not been awarded i by [he end ot the season, a spe- cial draw will be held for the remaining prize money. "We hope as participation in- creases, we can also increase the prize said Simonis. "Our total population market with the three provinces will be about four million. It's ex- pected Alberta and Quebec wil join before the year end and that will bring our total partici paling market up to 11 mil lion." "Certainly we expect then that we could get a total prizi fund of about a week." Although B.C., Manitoba am Newfoundland are formally in volved, contest forms will be available in all provinces, 0 every dollar received, 58 cenL will be returned to the prov Don't Let This Happen To You! PREPARE FOR WINTER NOW; ENGINE IGNITION TUNE UP MINOR USING SUN ELECTRONIC ENGINE ANALYZER INCLUDES FARTS AND LABOR Renew spark plugs O Set liming Renew poinls Snt corburclor idle Renew condenser clv rvl Resistor plugs extra JIX tri. a OiS5 EIGHT CYl. Reg. 26.00 I jj Reg. 33.20 Special Special HAVE AN OIL CHANGE AND OET YOUR FILTER AT HAIF PRICE Example: Multi Gratia ond Filter EC Straight Grade and Filter QR TIRE CLEARANCE CHECK WITH US FOR LOW, LOW PRICES IN SUMMER AND WINTER TREAD L, THESE SPECIALS Will DEFINITELY l END ON SAT., SEPT. 30 "X" UNION 76 MAGRATH SERVICE Mayor i Magrath Drive and 4lh S. GAS UP FOR FREE GIFTS STEVE SPISAK lessee Owner nces, even if their sports feder- itirais are not participating. "Of every dollar received, 27 cents goes to prizes, 15 cents to lational aclmini si ration and the province gets 58 cents. From hat they can make their profit. They'll end up with about 55 cents on each dollar going into sport iii the province." Last year in Manitoba, with prize money based on the of participation each week, amateur sports clubs selling the forms received Tha Manitoba Sports Federation made profit with about in pirze money. Simonis said lhat among the 32 countries operating a form of Spcristoto, the average profit per capita each year is "We thought if we can do just half as well, 50 cents per cap- ita, that will mean half a mil- lion dollars profit in Manitoba. if we can get all the provinces participating, profit could reach and that compares with the million Ihe government puts into sports each year. And that's not at all unrealistic." Only two provinces were added this year. "Because of the mechanics and also because Ihe only expertise we have is in Manitoba and we couldn't spread outselves over 10 prov- inces. So it's B.C. and New- foundland this season and then we start working in." CAHA seeks director OTTAWA (CP) The Cana dian Amateur Hockey Associ alien is looking for a technics director to "upgrade the leve of onr hockey." The association said in i news release Wednesday that i has received a number of fed eral grants to allow it to ex pand and now wants to use the new po.st to improve Canadia. coaching and instruction. WILL NOT RETIRE He still hasn't had enough. When he returned to the Gar- den Thursday with an eye patch covering a wound that hnd required seven stichcs, he said again that he had no thought ot retiring. He spoke wistfully of a rematch with Ali, saying ha would be better next lime, if there were a next time. He might think otherwise if he had watched from outside 10 ropes. Never a big man: le looked shrunken along side ill's sleek 218 pounds. To jo sure, more than one David las slain his Goliath since that main event in Gath. Jaek Jempsey, for instance, weigh- ed 187, Jess Willard 245 at rfaumee Bay, but Ihe Dempsey 1919 was a jungle beast with kamikaze complex. There was never an ounce of assassin in "Floyd. Schooled In caution, Pat- terson relied on fast hands and a pretty fair Bunch at the ton of his game. The speed has left nim, and much of the power. Fighting back in the sixth and seventh rounds, he was like a small boy leased into fury, striking out blindly at his grown up tormentor. Except that this boy was 37 going on 50. He has been a professional for, 20 years. He has bad 64 lights, he won the heavyweight championship of the world twice, he lost it twice, he de- fended it successfully seven times and lie failed three times to regain it. Advice is worth what you pay for it and unso- 'iciled advice is an imperti- nence. But Dempsey was through at 32. It was quiet around the Gar- den today. Ken Buchanan came in to pick up his pay for re- luming Carios Ortiz to the world's of business and pol- itics. The little Scot, whose classic style has inspired rhap- sodies on occasion, didn't have lo be at his best against Ortiz, and wasn't. Going in as a substitute for Roterlo Duran. who baited Mm loose from the lightweight championship last .June, Bu- chanan had only three days of sparring. Still, his jab was enough lo keep Mm in charge during the six rounds Ortiz lasted. During two administrations as lightweight champion and one as boss of the junior welter- Super Quill Here Comei Cookie Alcliard Hlest Flilter...... Shady Splrir...... Burgundy Lasi Raneeptjga....... Davy's llf Should overhaul ihem 115 May never te caughi llf Dangerous on best Iry 119 Steadily improving 11? Chance to upset 1H Best would be needed 119 Would pay a price 1U Would bo a surprbs Hi J5IXTH HACK S5M Claiming for four year olds and upward SEVEN FURLONGS LUIIe Gypsy Fire Una Crolt Lake............ Junie Moon.......... ure ypsy Jo Mac........ Restless Dawn........ Dreamin Deamon..... SEVENTH RACE Allowance for iliree .year olds and upwards SEVEN FURLONGS 112 TOO good for thesa HE The cue to beat UU A solid conlender Conlendar en best effort Outside possibility Would be an upset tough opponents No chance these Janice Marie Canadian Arctic Le Brigadier LonX........ Speedy Son Opera Siar ......Ill Class ol race 115 A powerful contender ......Ill The early leader .......113 Threat on best try .......515 With 1cugh opponents 118 Always gives his best 114 Wi1h older horses ......HI Musi te loking EIGHTH HACK S500 Claiming for three year olds SEVEN FURLONGS Juslin Prince Blue iViLStanco Grand Command Rerabob....... C. C. Magic..... Should Inad all Ihe way The main opposition Could prove troublesome VV11I some ground May snare a cheque Doesn't seem likely Will vvafcri ore lime Magic be r.eeded POST TIME 2 P.M. BEST BET: THE SEEKER (EIGHTH) LON'GSHOT PICK: KAIIULA (FIRST) Dallas fan upset LETHRRIOGE MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION HOCKEY "SWAP SHOP" PARENTS! Bring hockay equipment you wish 1o trade ta Hendenon Park lea Centra Sunday, Sept. 24 to p.m. MASS PRACTICiS-Firit year ond new la clly PEEWEES-Sunday, Srpt. 24 lo 8 p.m. BANTAM 'A' A.C.T. and BANTAM 'B' IMPIRIAlS-Mopday, Sept. 25 and Sept. 27, both ot 4 p.m. MIDGET -B' COtTS-Monday, Sept. 2S and Wednesday, Sept. 27, bolh from 8 lo 9 p.m. ALL PRACTICES AT HENDERSON ICE CENTRE DALLAS (Al'5 A ticket holder filed a million suit in federal court Thursday against Dallas Cowboys o( the National Football League. The suit claims the club is violating anti-trust laws by re- quiring season-ticket holders to buy bonds that helped build Texas Stadium and by being re- quired lo buy pre-season game ickets in order to obtain sea- son seals for regular games. The suit was filed by Richard E. Driskill, describing himself a scason-licket holder, and asks thai Ihe suit be a class ac- tion for all persons in Us silu- ation. Also named in Ihe suit are Ihe city of Irving where the sla- dium Is located; the National Football League and NFL Com- missioner Pete Hozelle. The suit further contends that the defendants require each season-ticket holder to buy two season tickets in order to have Ihe privilege of purchasing a parking coupon for a parking lot near the stadium. Purchase of the seat option bonds, started at S250 each, al- lows the purchase of a season- ticket. Clint Murchison, owner of the Cowboys, at one time said he hoped to sell bonds, leaving seats for the general public. Driskill asks an injunction to stop Uic requirement of pur- I chasing pre-season tickets lo obtain regular tickets and lo change the parking lot rule. Radio. 2583A 1970 CORTINA 2-dr., 4 cyl., A.T.V 1850 209 2 A 1969 METEOR WAGON V8, P.5., radio NOW OPEN Boys' and Girls' SKATE EXCHANGE Special Purchase! 30 PAIR ONLY C.C.M. PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY SKATES Featuring a boot the same a Ihe famous "Tac" and a pro- Like blade. VALUE. SPECIAL TRADES WELCOME BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 2527A 1969 METEOR LEMOYNE 3.dr. harrJlop. V8, A.T., P.S., P.B., Radio. 2363B 1968 CHRYSLER 4-clr., V8, I A.T., P.S., P.B., radio. S1550 2398B 1967 PONTIAC t-di., V8, Aulo., radio. 2 442 A 1967 PLYMOUTH SPORT FURY 2-door, H.T., V8, A.T., P.S., P.B., radio. n. I va, I., 243 IB 1967 OLDSMOBILE -i-dr., V8, I A.7., P.S, P.8., radio. 51450 2545A 1967 MERCEDES 4-door, 6 cyl., gos, four speed radio. 1795 'Serving South Alberta for over 30 years." RESIDENTIAL REPLACEMENTS LETHBRIDGE SH and DOOR Corner 5th 4lh Street S. 2494A 1966 FORD Country Squire Wagon V8, A.T., f P.S, P.B., radio. Y jqwire wagon 2474A 1965 PLYMOUTH 4 dr., V8, J out., radio. '1075 TRUCKS 2429A 1971 FORD 4x4 1968 GMC J438C 1968 DODGE TRANSILINE IS: 51325 COLLEGE MERCURY 1718 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5763 ;