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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - December 23, 1970, Winnipeg, Manitoba24 winning Ufal Sci lit 21, 1970 listen to Tom s Story then look in the Mirror by Maurice Smith he does t want his name mentioned so Well just Call him Tom. Yesterday Tom dropped up to the free press sports department. He was holding two one Dollar Bills in his hand. After introducing himself Tom said i m on welfare this year. I Haven t been Able to work due to illness. Yesterday my Mother who can ill afford it sent me two dollars for Christmas. I d like you to have it for your fund. Sure i could use it. But i Don t think i d be Able to look at myself in the Mirror on Christmas Day. Not when i know the Money will help someone a lot worse off than that we think you la agree is the True spirit of Christmas. It s just too bad there Aren t More people like Tom. You May recall that on saturday we mentioned the private fund raising project of Birdie Blank of the free press circulation department. Birdie operated her own weight guessing contest and As result she turned Over to in the spirit of Christmas. Only three people guessed her weight correctly 106 pounds so it Cost Birdie out of her own purse. And she was Happy to give it for the worthwhile cause the Guys and gals of staffs of the free press and free press weekly came through handsomely with a donation of Jim was Sou dropped in with a Cheque from the gang of the rounders association and the sportsman s Curling league sweetened the pot with the recreation Bowling league did t forget either with a gift of Ralph Hamo. Vich and the gang at Maple leae Curling club sent As did the fort Garry big six Curling club the Winnipeg club of associated Cana Dian travellers the St. Vital Jay. Cees and the Manitoba provincial Rifle association football referee Don King was Good for so was Paul Yoshimasu 198 Barren drive and Jack Snell 353 St. Mary Avenue the Breezy Bend country club curl ing league checked in with also a. E. Eamer Secretary of the Charles Wood Golf club and j. A. Spratt 153 Mclaughlin Avenue Anonymous donations total to Date Friday is Christmas Day not much time left if you re going to do your bit to brighten the life of the less Fortu Nate Send donations to Maurice Smith in the spirit of Christmas Winnipeg free press 300 Carlton Street. You la receive a receipt for income tax purposes. Post Parade Elman Guttormson All systems Are go for the festival do Voyageur nine Day harness racing meet at Whittier Park feb. 18 27. Frank Druwe general manager of the Winter carnival reports that approval has been received from the Federal department of agriculture to stage the parimutuel meet. Racing will be conducted under the lights week Days at 7 . And . Saturdays. There will be win and place betting along with Quinella wagering on two races. Parimutuel wagering will be conducted under one of the largest tents Ever assembled in the province according to Druwe who has obtained the services of de court to manage the operation. Court is Mutu Els manager at Assiniboia Downs. The 100 x 200-foot tent will be heated with propane Gas Heaters and will be equipped with closed circuit television to provide the fans with the Odds and Mutual prices. The track according to Druwe is 80 per cent completed. The surface will be packed Snow sprinkled with Sand for traction. The track situated on the Banks of the red River at the foot of St Joseph Street will provide stabling for 150 hones. The stalls will be built in an old manufacturing building adjacent to the track. Stall applications Are being received by Druwe at 328 tache ave., St Boniface and Tom Rockey at Carman. The festival plans to offer six races a Day and daily purse Money of the majority of horses Are expected to come from Manitoba and Eastern Saskatchewan. In addition to the heated tent there will be outdoor stands for the fans. Past performances of the horses will also be available. A admission Price is presently under consideration and a package Deal for the meet with a substantial Sav ing. Druwe said he was receiving excellent co operation from officials at Assiniboia Downs Tom Rockey who has been a racing official for several years and the Hor semen. In addition to the harness racing the festival s Winter carnival will offer a snowmobile racing car racing on ice motorcycle racing a grand Ball and a Casino. A visitor to the City last week was Gary Dmn Elma of Scobey Mont who tied for leading Trainer at the Downs during the past two season. He brought a horse to or. Nona Ani Woi with a fractured ses Moid. Aaden operated on the horse and believes he will be Back racing next summer. Daa Telari bought two horses at a Sale in new York and subsequently discovered the fracture. He bought the injured horse for but was refunded when he contacted the sales Agency which guaranteed Al horses which went through the ring were sound an Jumo also operated on tally Kiare which suffered a bowed Tendon in the East and expects the gelding to be Back racing next summer at the Downs Hillside fanes dec Hope which was purchased for at Bel mom by stay ten Gray has turned up with a Bone Chip in his knee and will undergo surgery in february Likely in Canadian skating team set Winnipeg s Sylvia Burka and Edmonton s Bob Hodges each won four events in the ladies and men s competitions respectively at the recent Canadian Amateur Speed skating trials at Sargent Park. The trials were primarily staged to select the six ladies and six men who will represent Canada in the Canada is. . Team meet Jan. 9-Io. From results of that meet two ladies and two men will be selected to represent Canada a the world championships and the International skating Union sprint championships in Europe february. And two skaters will be chosen to represent Canada at a pre olympics meet in sap poro Japan also in february. The ladies team will consist of Burka Jennifer Jackson Cheryl Carpenter of Toronto formerly and Judy Deteker of Ottawa. The alter nates for the ladies team Are Donna Mccannell Gail Gordon and Joanne Johnson All of Winnipeg. The men s team is Hodges a member of Canada s 1968 olym Pic team Kevin Sirois of red Deer Greg Planert of kit Chener Darryl Smith of de Moi ton John Cassidy of la Chine and Andrew Barren of Edmonton. Alternates Are Gerry Cassan of Ottawa Ron Mcleish of Winnipeg and Nike Butler of Montreal. Poue s Young pups put bite on Kings keeping in shape Jimmy Ellis former heavy weight Champion of the world keeps fit by skipping rope with his daughter Inez As he awaits hit next bout. Ellis predicted monday that Muhammad Ali would defeat Joe Fraxier in their title fight in february. Govt. To get behind Bench Ottawa up a National coaches organization is to. Be formed in Canada with govern ment financial help healt minister John Munro told news conference tuesday. Its will be to improve the calibre of coaching and this upgrade Canadian competitor in National and International events the minister said. John Hudson of Toronto one time National track and Field coach has been named executive director of the organization among leading sports author ties to help him will be Lloyd p e r c i v a 1, president of the fitness Institute of Toronto. To get the organization of the ground it has been Given space in the government provid Saskatoon. Who owns blame along with us two sons said they would t Rush the horse Back to the races and would be prepared to let him rest a year if necessary. The three year old gelding has won Duding the added at Liberty family believes he could be quite a is in Refl and the useful horse former owner Trainer Al spending the Christmas season in Winnipeg and took Tome of the Curling last week with . To now managing the Dwa Ocker meter in Toron Downs president a fuck and in. Left last week for their Winter Home in Sarasota Flau will be returning to Canada Jan 10 to attend the annual convention of the Kayla Sal Aamli Tiesi Cunati tracks in Montreal w. G. Cmuk who has been executive assistant to Bawdy since general manager Al 6. Weslty Bis suit took ill a year ago win also at the Montreal convention in closing we would like to take this Opportunity to wish everyone a transmission special 9.50 Souris flying Souris elks have crabbed the Lead in the South West hockey league As the schedule approaches the one third Mark. Souris posted three wins Dur ing the week defeating kill to Ney shamrocks i 2, Pierson Bruins 8 6, and Melua 13 4. Against Killavey Chuck Mcarthur scored three goals while Bab Neufer and Walter hah scored two apiece for Souris. Mcarthur was just As hot against Pinon scoring Lour goals while Dale Riddell popped three for the Baas. Mel osiris paced Souris against Melita wit ii three goals. Brent clean Rater me arum Kobia Cornier and Han each scored twice. Dick pander scored two for Melita. La other fames. Elk on Defeated Melita 4 Only to lose 9 3 la Neepawa. Boi Surrain caned a pair of ties c c and 4-4, against Neepawa and respectively. De Scraine also managed the upset of the week beating defending shampoo a Waskada cornets 5 Tanasichuk makes eight Harom Tan Asker and his Wei Serjio Ajajj me Catey rink Naoy Wolf a the final spot in Sola eight s first to lie jaw. At Grain sex top dozen enter Irish sweeps Dublin Reuter about 12 horses Are expected to contest the Irish sweeps hurdle the richest hurdle race in the Brit ish Isles which will be run Over two Miles at fairy House near Here monday. Henry Alper s English trained persian War. Three times win Ner of the Cheltenham hurdle is 2-to-l favorite in betting on the Irish race. He will certainly go to the Post fitter than at any time this season. The seven year old put up his Best performance this season when finishing third in the Cheltenham trial hurdle dec. 12. Persian War was third in last year s Irish sweeps hurdle won by Normandy. Normandy recently strained a ten dose and has been retired to stud. In addition to persian War there Are expected to be three other entries from Hunter s treasure and Shan Vecoe. Banter s treason has Seren of his eight races this season and shares second for write k the betting with in Shamaa. Trained by Fred Kiawu who saddled Normandy last year beat persian War when winning the fighting fifth hurdle at Newcastle in october. Among Ether Irish entries is american Raymond guest s l Escargot who won the chel Tenham Gold cwt steeplechase lasted sports administration build ing in Ottawa. The government will pay the usual office expenses and the salary of the executive director. Other Federal help also is planned. Hudson said the planned pro Gram will extend to the roughly Amateur coaches in can Ada including those who Volun Teer to coach in the thousands of minor hockey leagues. He said Canada is one of the few countries without full time National coaches. Those who Are coaching have no place to look for expert advice or train ing programs. Eventually the association would be in a position to decide what coaches rank tops in each sport and to decide which ones should be involved in coaching for big International and Cana Dian events. Federal fitness Grants in the past have aimed at helping sports bodies organize and at tend meets. Grants soon to be announced would help them take on full time experienced coaches. Top International coaches would be flown to Canada to make films and other coaching aids. These films would be made available to coaches in Canada. By mob Carter Don Beaver Poile coach of St. James canadians was ecstatic out at St. Jam civic Centre tuesday night. He had ample reason to feel this Way. His under age Juntas. All but one player is still Eligi ble to play juvenile had just battled Back from a one goal deficit in the first period to top pie Dauphin Kings 5-2 in Mani Toba Junior hockey league action. Our Best game of the sea said the smiling Poile who admits Surprise at having his squad on top of the South division. If someone had told me we were going to be in first place by christinas i d have thought they were he added while heaping Praise on his youngsters. Were moving the puck Well and our defence was top notch. They had Dauphin shoot ing from Well out most of the the Victory before 365 fans gave jimmies a two Point Lead Over Winnipeg monarchs who in a game highlighted by five first period Power play goals dumped St. Boniface saints 9-8 at St. Boniface. West Kiwo Nan is third three Points Back with 23 Points but St. Jaines has two games in band Over both of them. Five players Bay Huska Ron Reekie George Newbury Dave Elliott and Gary Hanson shared the scoring for canadians who trailed 2-1 after one period and led 4-2 after the Ond. Mike Korney on a blistering shot from about 20 feet out and Dan Tremblay who took advantage of one of the few mistakes by the St. James defence counted for Kings. Dave in 2, St. Jams t first 1. St. Jan Huska Rotulo Elliott 2. Dauphin kor Noy 3. Dauphin Dan Tramblay Sinclair Balgro Andres a Ornaf a mkt Elliott Huska 5. St. Jamas Newt Vry Hanson 4. St. Jamas Elliott Reekie Hanson penal ties logo Murray Marln to Ftp form 1. St. Jamas Hanson Elliott penalties Langton mis conduct served by Brownson of fat Andres Hanson Zalfen Novakouski lavas f i Reekie and Newbury scored two of the prettiest goals of the night Reekie circling the net and tucking the puck in behind a surprised to Langton on a Power play. Newbury stole the puck at Centre ice skated in All alone made a Good Deke and Slid the puck Home. Goring with three goals and four assists paced monarchs who led 44 after one period and 8-4 after two. Don Mclaughlin and Don a thur each scored twice while Murray Harding and Norm Dancy added singles to com plete w i n n i p e g s scoring. Mclaughlin also picked up two assists. Kelly Gibson and Laurie Sut ton paced St. Boniface who outscored monarchs 4-1 in the final stanza Only to run out of time with three goals each. Don Chudzy and Stephen Craft completed the scoring. Seven games Are on tap this weekend. Saturday West Kil Donan is at Kenora and Mon Pichs Are at St. James in eve Ning encounters. St. Boniface at Selkirk and Dauphin at Portage Are scheduled for . Sunday monarchs Are at Dauphin in a . Contest while Kenora is at St. Boniface and Portage is at St. James in evening matches. Starting time for the night games is pats plaster i leading Bruins Langton Kuby Attu Anat is St. 13 s 15-41 13-j1 pint parted 1. Winnipeg coring Oan Eyt 2. St. Bool face Gibson 3. Winnipeg coring Thompson 4. Winnipeg Micleu Eftim Dancy Goring s. Winnipeg Mclaughlin Goring t son penalties Gnu Day Thompson Skinner Holmes Carter second period 4. St. F on Tsee set ton 50 7. St. Fon Kaea Chudzy Sedge wok Carter 0. Winnipeg hard ing Goring Mclaughln 9. Win a lag Arthur Coates Ellis 10. St Long free. Craft Carter 11. Winnipeg Arthur Coates Ellis 12. Winnipeg. Oan Eyt Goring Mclaughlin penalties Mann. Mclaughlin 34 14. St. Boniface Sut ton Gibson Skinner 15. St. F on if a be Sutton Gibson Skinner 14. St. Fen face Gibson Skinner Sutton 17. St. Fon Naea Gibson Skinner penalties Thompson compiled from up Estevan s hot and cold run Ning Bruins were no match for Regina pats tuesday night As the Queen City juniors Defeated the Eastern division leaders 5-2 of Regina ice. The win was Regina s fourth in a Row As the pats closed within a Point of the fourth place Brandon wheat Kings. Elsewhere in the Western Canada hockey league Edmonton Oil Kings scored seven goals in the third period to catch and pass Swift current Broncos 12-6 in the Edmonton gardens. Hard skating Rod Norrish paced the pats at Regina with three goals. Bob Gerrard and Al Barrett each scored once. The clubs were tied 1-1 at the end of the first period and Regina led 3-1 after two. Lome Henning scored both Esteban goals pulling the Bruins within a goal of the pats at of the third period. Thirty nine seconds later bar rett restored the two goal Lead. The game played before fans was a rough one that included three separate fights in the third period. At Edmonton the Oil Kings rained 64 shots on Swift current goalie Henry Durkin including 28 in the third period. Rookie Winger John Rogers scored three goals for Edmon ton. Don Kozak Darcy Rota and Ron Malin got two each and Dan Spring and Dave Kryskow each scored one. The Gritty Broncos held a 6-5 Lead after two periods thanks to a four goal spree late in the period that wiped out a 5-2 Defi Cit. Murray Myers led Swift cur rent with three goals while Bill s o r o s k i Wayne Forsey and Ernie Wurmlinger added one apiece. Jack Cummings started in goal for Edmonton but was replaced by Rookie Brian Duquette at of the second period Edmonton now leads the Western division by 12 Points. Royton protest nor Stalky lavas Fri 10 f 10 it 11-30 2-30 Crest catches Wayne Chernecki standings Boston York Montreal Vancouver Detroit Buffalo Chicago to. 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A Drachuk s total includes a league High of 40 assists. Cher neck has 26 goals and 38 assists. Both players Are averaging exactly two Points per game. They return to action sunday after f Short Christmas break. White the jets entertain bran Don wheat Kings i the Arena sunday night at the Blades will be playing Host to the Swift current Broncos. Arnason kids the league in goals with 31, four More than i Laurie Yaworski Kindrachuk s tin mate who picked up 101 Points last week to move from 13th to a sixth place tie in the with 43 Points Good enough for ninth place. De Dyck of Calgary Centenni als remained the top goaltender with a2.36goals-against average. Grant Greene of Tevan has the most shutouts four. Scoring of apis a Hernacki wpg.32 24 30 44 Kirk Trachuk sktn.32 24 40 44 f.f.31 Henning est.30 Kozski edm.3d Weworski sktn.24 Spring edm.3d Carr f.f.27 Weir m.h.31 Mcconachy wpg.32 Kryskow edm.30 chopper flew bin. .31 Butler wpg.32 Cartin m.h.30 Hunt wpg.32 Gamow . 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