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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - December 19, 1962, Winnipeg, Manitoba 48 WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1962 Sonny Solves Mixup TORONTO CP World heavyweight champion' Sony Liston proposed Tuesday a three-bout series involving him- self, former champion Floyd Patterson, Sweden's Ingemar Johansson and fourth ranked Cassius Clay as a solution to ..the controversy surrounding his next fight. In a CBC television appear- ance, Liston suggested the best program for promoters would be to match h i m against Johansson and Patterson against Clay and the winners of these two bouts against each other. He said he has no doubt of the legitimacy of a offer by Johansson's adviser Edvin Aldqvist to meet Johans- son in Stockholm. "I don't doubt Aldqvist has that kind of money and even if he doesn't, Johansson could 'put it up Liston said. "He was rich when he came over here and got rich again." Liston doubted the public could be'sold on a rematch with Patterson following his one- round victory over the former champion. Another big obstacle to the rematch is Listen's haggle with the promoters over money still owed him from the Patterson fight. Liston has said he considers the contract for a rematch was voided when the promoters failed to pay him half his purse 48 hours of the fight. He got but S85.000 is still owing. The other half was to be held in escrow guaranteeing the return bout. The U.S. government seized all receipts of the fight because of tax problems with the pro moters. 500 GAMES MONTREAL (CP) Danny Gallivan, broadcaster from Syd- ney, N.S., will be announcing his 500th consecutive Montreal Canadiens National Hockey League game Jan. 5. Gallivan has been doing Cana- diens' radio and TV broadcasts for 10 years. He is also sports director of Montreal radio sta- tion CJAD. FOR THE HOLIDAYS! NEW B.F. GOODRICH TRAILMAKER SNOW TIRES With Trade ffl SPECIAL PRICES 1 ON ALL SIZES g RETREADS ft At LOW so on As...... 0a9U Trade All All Types NEW HOME: Two workmen of the Fort Osborne Curling Club look over some of the iive miles of plastic tubing that will be laid under the ice surface in the new four-rink emporium. Soldier curlers hope to bs using the facilities early next weeL, Official opening is scheduled for Jan. 23. The rink, located behind Lipsett Hall on south Kenaston Blvd., is being completely financed by soldiers and civilian employees at Fort Osborne Barracks. AFL ALL-STARS Dallas, Houston Dominate Team By JACK HAND NEW YORK (AP) Dallas Texans and Houston Oilers, who clash Sunday for the Amer- ican Football League crown, placed a total of 11 men on the first offensive and defensive units of the 1962 All-AFL team. Cookie Gilehrist, the crashing fullback from Buffalo Bills who once performanced for Saskat- chewan Roughriders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Toronto Argo- nauts in the Canadian Football, League, was named to the of- fensive backfield. Cookie, the only player with Canadian experience to make GUARANTEED BONDED BRAKE LININGS All 4 Wheels Installed Reg. I Most Makes) Special SI 2.951 First Cage Clinic Held At Shilo A basketball clinic held at Camp Shilo Saturday was the first of many such area clinics in a wide variety of recreational activities which will be co-spon- sored by the Fitness and Ama- teur Sport Branch of the Pro- vincial Department of Welfare and provincial recreation and sports organizations. The branch co-operated with the Manitoba Secondary Schools Athletic Association in presenting this initial project. seven persons from different municipalities the team, set a league record of yards rushing during the regular 14-game season. The team, announced today, was selected for The Associated Press by a committee of sports writers and sportscasters in the eight league cities. The Texans, the Western Di- vision champs, but quarterback Len Dawson, halfback Abner Haynes and end Chris Burford of the offensive team and line- backers Sherrill Headrick and Brian Lunney Gets Green Light; Rejoins Floundering Monarchs By FRED COLLINS Brian Lunney tonight will burn his hockey obituary notices! Lunney, 'buried' by many fol- lowing an eye injury Nov. 2 which temporarily blurred his vision and threatened to inter- rupt a budding hockey career, will be between the pipes tonight when Winnipeg Monarchs meet Winnipeg Braves in Manitoba Junior Hockey League action at the Arena. Game time Is 8 o'clock. He will wear a mask. Be- sides serving as a psycholog- ical aid, it will cover a scar, the only visible remembrance fo that fatal Friday evening of Nov. 2. That night Lunney was vir- tually a one-man show as Regals and Brandon Wheat Kings, locked in a first-place tie with the idle Braves Bill finished regulation time in a 3-3 deadlock. He was just as hot in the over- time period. His acts of down- right larceny continued until, with less than 30 seconds re- maining in the bargain session, the league's top line at the time Dennis Hextall, Dave Jana- way, and John Vopni broke over the Winnipeg blueline. Vopni, the right winger, whirled around the defence and fired a fast-rising shot at Lnnney. The puck caught the Winnipeg goalie under the eye. As Lunney lay helpless on the ice, Janaway, an opportunist, lifted the puck into the open cage. The goal put Wheaties in first place, a spot from which they have yet to be removed. Since then, according to the boyish Lunney, he has been "selling soft drinks, doing a little Christmas shopping, and walk- ing around the house like a caged tiger." You have to know Lunney to appreciate the last re- mark. Ever since those days around the Riverview Com- munity Club when the bug first got into his system, Brian has lived, eaten, and slept sport. la football, Brian was an all- star linebacker of the Dominion junior champion St. James Rods in 1961. He was also the club's punter and recognized as one of the best for his age in the country, averaging something like 45 yards per kick. In hockey, he IS the Winnipeg Monarchs, something manager Hoss Nicolson is quick to pass along. "This (his return) is some- thing that will give our club a tremendous lift. This club is built around Brian. This isn't a knock at either of the three goalies we've used since Lunney was injured. Under the circum- stances, all were competent." Last season Brian, obtained in a trade with St. Boniface Cana- diens, joined Regals Dec. 31, the trade deadline. At the time the' club was dead last. No one I will deny that Lunney carrie the floundering Monarchs to the league final three months later. It's interesting to note that a near-similar situation exists this season. Monarchs are in third place, but going nowhere except down. Because of games-in-hand, Braves Regals long. Can Lunney again lift Regals by the boot-straps? The question was put to Brian, the 19-year-old who earned the job as Johnny Bower's stand-by on Toronto Maple Leafs' western Canadian tour. "I can't he an- swered modestly, "but just hope. Offhand I'd guess we need more organization on the ice. The club's often too spotty." Regals last year about this time. If Lunney felt they were let- ting him down, he'd whack them across the seat of their pants with his stick. If they backed in fact could lower into fourth before too It was a public warning to the rest of the Monarchs. Two members of this year's blueline corps, Brian Weston and Gerry Wakshmski, well remem- ber the Lunney who joined the IT LOOKS LIKE RADIOMAN Cliff Gardner and his family certainly won't go hungry this Christmas thanks to the trusty bowling arms of Cliff and his wife June. Bowling in the Sports- E. J. Holub and safety Bob I men's 10-pin league at Empress Lanes, both came up winners in Hunt on the defensive club. OILERS PLACE FIVE The Oilers, Eastern Division winners for the third straight year, put flanker back Charlie Hennigan and tackle Al Jami- son on the offensive team and end Don Floyd, tackle Ed Hus- mann and corner back Tony Banfield on the defensive unit. Teamed at end on the offen- sive team with Burford, who I will miss the title game at Hou- j ston, Tex., because of the turkey shoot. Cliff shot a 221 single in his 599 series to top the field, while wife June had 438 including a hefty 173 single. Don Blanchard of this paper also won a turkey, but only because Marc Turoldo on the same team, who actually beat him, disqualified himself as a "house man." Last but not least was PhB Rcimer of CJ who shot 524 with a 209 single. The Bowl Arena Is running its annnal Boxing Bay five-phi singles Dec. 26, with five shifts starting at p.m. and the last one at 9 p.m. It's four games over eight lanes, the scratch mark is 260 with handicap at of the difference. Use your highest league average as of Dec. 23, and for full details phone Dave Shuckelt at WH 2-5741. _., ___t A FEW NEW JUNIOR records for the city according to Muriel was Lionel Taylor of Denver! Pollock of the Five Pin Association. Windsor Monday Teeners hit Broncos. Harold Olson of Buf- several records, team high single and high three; Crests (three Forty i twelve falo got the other offensive tackle job with Jamison. Buffalo's Billy Shaw and Ron Mix of San Diego Chargers were named the guards and Jim Otto of Oakland Raiders the centre. Larry Eisenhauer of Boston Patriots and Bud McFadin of Denver teamed up with Floyd and Husmann for the "front four" on defence. Larry Gran- tham of New York Titans joined Headrick and Holub as the line- backers. Fred Williamson of Oakland Walker- 634: Hank Graham, 607; nt-u vnuidmson 01 T nee. I WHEELS ALIGNED All work Fully Guaranteed Prevent costly Tire Wear O add Extra Mileage to your tires. Camber scientifically adjusted Caster scientifically adjusted Toe-in checked and adjusted. Car completely inspected REGULAR Aff SPECIAL Open W.ekdayi Till 8 p.m. Friday Till 9 p.m. Open All Day Saturday Credit Terms Arranged TIRE 981 MAIN ST. JU -6-8001 FREE PARKING AT REAR 'j in southwestern Manitoba at- tended. These were all coaches and leaders of basketball pro- grams in their schools and communities. Bud Fraser, coach of the Uni- versity of Manitoba Bisons, was clinic director. He was assisted by Mike Spack, chairman of the M.S.S.A.A. basketball commis- sion, and eight members of the Bison Junior and Senior squads. The. clinic included lecture and demonstration o'f practice drills for play patterns and basketball fundamentals, and information on player-coach relations and coaching attitude. Local arrangements were handled by Gordon Henderson of Brandon, Peter Isaac of Neepawa and Ivan Traill of Shilo Army Camp. Facilities were provided through the courtesy of the Canadian Army. MOTORISTS! "For Your Convenience" OUR "SERVICE" DEPARTMENT WILL REMAIN OPEN ALL DAY SATURDAY, DEC. 22ND All Departments will be CLOSED MONDAY, DECEMBER 24TH Lj reetintj.5 IJo For Emergency Service Call SP 4-8066 or SP 2-2541 DICKSON MOTORS LTD. Portage at Furby SP 2-2541 girls-two boys) with 948 and Team high single and high two, Goons (two girls-three boys) with and Derek McKay has boy's high single, 350; Gail McVarish of the league holds a 180 average for 26 games while Fred Rhine is hitting 233 for 24 games. Here's a final reminder that all league secretaries should send in any scores or averages that may be city records as the next record card goes up the end of December. Also, sec- retaries are urged to get in their entries for the Charles R. Gibson competition. FIVE PIN JOTTINGS: St. James Teeners topped by Helen Switzer, 838 Sonny Jack- son, 793; Madeline Woodward, 689; Warren Scott, 688; John Austin Gonsoulin of Denver, Banfield and Hunt were selected as defensive backfielders. WESTERN UBAGUH Northern Division W L I F A Pts. Seattle........1511 1 S5 69 31 Vancouver 34 9 2 S5 75 30 Edmonton Calgary Portland Los Angeles Snn Fran. Spokane 11 20 0 97 121 22 20 1 72 103 15 17 9 1 103 72 35 In 9 0 87 63 30 IS M 0 106 91 oO 32 14 1 71 S7 25 Tuesday's IteimUs Saskatchewan Junior Estevan 1, Melville 3 Ontario Senior Windsor 13, Sarnia 4 American League Providence 4. Baltimore 1 Buffalo 3, Quebec 1 League Muskegon 3, St. Paul 5 Eantern Nashville 6, KnoxvlUe 5 Long Island 2, Greensboro 5 Western Edmonton 1, Vancouver 3 Exhibition Detroit (NHL) 7. Port Huron (IHL) 3 ALL-STAR COACHES SAN DIEGO, Calif. lection of Hank Stram of Dallas Texans and Frank (Pop) Ivy of Houston' Oilers to coach the American Football League's all- star teams for their game here Jan. 13 was announced Tues- day. singles, Dale Lewicki, 266; Len Rich, 251: Don McNabb, 2-ilj; Helen Noll, with a 97 average, rolled a 191 game Margo Pctraitcs led Academy Mixed with 832 (349 gals' high single) followed by Harold Gladwin 003 Earle Collins, 775; Hank Hawrych, 773; Koyce Murray, 772; Al Vickery, 763 Char- lie Ford, 735 White Sox posted a record and won the second quarter Broad- way Mixed boosted by Bob Card, 789; Nora Guy, 775; Ed Dryden, 765 Dick Green, 746; Jim Scott, 730; Alex McMillan, 720; Andy Pfeifer, 713; 317 by Jack Clarke Civil Service Asso- ciation guided by Herb Ritchie, 769; Sam Burns, 747; Alan Rit- chie, 731; Fred Ostapchuk, 725; Bert Sewell, 702 Jean Burns, 690 Joan Fryatt, 616; Dennis Funk, 699: C. Kerr, 612 In B'nai B'rith Maple Leaf league it was Dave Tregi- bove, 742: Harry Palatnick, 717; Edith Kneller, 635 Bert Glow, 655; Al Wayborn, 636; Lil Stern, 574; Joe Adler, 635; Bess Itzkow, 536. IMPS sparked by Dot Hardi- man's 720 won the second quar- ter in the Senior Ladies. Top guns were Dolly McEachern, 821 Lil Glanfield, 757; Lil Bowley, 747; Ollie Kucharski, 717; Gerry Cummings, 678. Av- erages topped by Dylis Turner, 248.39 and Dolly McEachern, 620 Brandeis Lodge Mixed headed by Rube Cohen, 765 Sarah Karal, 653; Pinnie Fain- tuch, 724; Audrey Glass, 658; Charles Kraitberg, 633; Evelyn Kraitberg, 606 TEN PIN CHATTER: Keystone Men's League led by Leo Sabot, 562 Ted Odaguchi, 3liO Ron Swaffer, 543: George De Wandel, 540; Omer-De Wan- del, 525: R. Pelletier, 525 A. Bourbonniere, 526 Glen Baldwin, 510 Ed Puchniak, 509 Automotive Trade topped by Syd Bettess, 580 Dick Kakoske, 578 J. Debroni, 560 F. Rivinivs, 551 Hank Schick, 546 (215) 248.08, pretty close MTS Mixed led by Dick Critchley, 770 Ken Fredborg, 712 Frank Griffith, 711; Dennis Beck- ett, 693; Jim Sokulski, 692; Marg BezaK, 641; Helen Black, 627 St. Joseph's Mixed standouts were Ray Brown, 750: Bill Ro- manica, 702; Nick Kockrane, 683; Paul Sanborn, 668; Olga Holinaty, 671; Martha Sanborn, 637 Maple Leaf, Ladies paced by Lil Elson, 755; Bun Thomp- son, 724 Muriel Dempster, 658; Emily Buckingham, 651; Irene Smith, 641; Marjorie Layng, into his crease and blocked his vision, they'd get cracked across the ankles. After a few whacks here and there, the Regal blueline was moulded into a solid unit. There's still a story they teE around the Monarchs' dressing room. Despite (heir winning ways, the Monarchs machine show- ed signs of rust just'before the end of the regular sea- son. Lunney was making more stops than he thought he should. After coach Gord Simpson had completed his pre-game pep-talk, Lunney took over. He sat slouch- ing in his corner locker, firing the puck into his catching hand glove. He repeated this several times, the puck flying into the glove with increased viciousness. "You guys let me down, and there'll be trouble. If any one goofs off, he'll have to answer to Brian barked. The story had a happy ending for Monarchs, a club which hasn't had cause for much re- joicing in the modern era. They played their finest game of the season that night. BRIAN LUNNEY WH 2-7555 HARRIET STREET Best Deal At Denver VANCOUVER (CP) British Columbia Lions of the Western Football Conference Tuesday lost the No. 2 man in their 1963 re- cruiting plans. Club officials said halfback Charles Mitchell of the Univer- sity of Washington, who went to Denver Broncos of the American League, ranked immediately be- hind Minnesota halfback Bill Munsey in B.C. plans. Munsey was signed by Lions Dec. 12. Chicago Bears of the National League had drafted Mitchell as their fourth choice, and Broncos had him 18th on their list, be- cause they thought he was cer- tain to sign with Liens. B.C. general manager Herb Capozzi was reported ready to leave for the United States to sign Mitchell when the announce- ment came from Denver. It is believed the Washington star got a better contract from Broncs. He was wined and dined by Lions here last week and told reporters: "I'll play where I can get the best financial deal." Only WINNIPEG SUPPLY'S CENTRE offers the Finest Home Owners Service Strategically located. Abundance of parking on W. S. F. own parking lot. Complete lumber stock at loca- tion (one piece to a Everything displayed in life size, identified end priced. A complete building complex lum- ber, builders' hardware, floor tile and paint. 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