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14 Friday,' May 16, 1975 fe Ottawa Journal 1 Hull, Kitchener both want Gingras Festivals By KEN FIDLIN Journal Sportf Staff Hull Festivals have their : guns drawn and aimed again ' at the Ontario Hockey Associ-. ation, but It could be that Kit- ' chener Rangers have all the k-"'Festivals, who went to - court two years ago to get I two Ontario boys, Glen Shar-' pley and Ric Garcia, into . Hull uniforms, may have to '. go the same route again with-' 'e out any assurance they'll win. ; Central figure in this latest - controversy is Gaston Gin-" gras, chosen in the first ; round by Festivals in Thursday's. Quebec Major . Junior Hockey League minor midget draft in Quebec City. In introduci f red penny tennis liaht weight and luxurious foam padded your feet never . . ' .: uohiih canuc THE TENNIS Carling Ave choice would mean' a branch-to-branch transfer, so' you tell me who's in the right." "So, we're ready. Lefs put the gloves on and box. It's -time we stood on our rights. Our league got the short end ' of the stick in the Sharpley-Garcia case and, we won't allow that to happen this time." ".. . . '.-.. Sharpley, from. Windsor, was property of London Knights - and Garcia, from . Toctnto ' was "drafted by St. Catharines Black Hawks. Festivals were forced to go to court to "defend their stand, and after a long battle, they won an expensive decision. The legal bill amounted to , something in 'the t r was Just as certain, and convincingly so, that Gingras will play for his hockey teani next , season. "As far as we're concerned 'there is no question that the boy is the property ( of Kitchener Rangers. He was here today at our draft ... in fact he's here right now. I have a signed contract in my pocket He played in North Bay last year in the OHA and that's his home address. He lives -with bis sister there and she's bis legal guardian," said Makl. "His parents want him to play here because he has two brothers who played in the Quebec league and they weren't all that happy. For '. Gaston to go play in Hull now J! I rllS.A park another controversy area of $20,000. - -, The Gingras case isn't the only hassle Festivals have to deal with as a result of yesterday's proceedings. - : . In the middle of last season, Hull traded goaltender Michel Charbonneau to Shawinigan Dynamos in exchange for a first round draft choice. Charbonneau never did report to Shawinigan and, yesterday, Dynamos contended that the deal was annul ed. "We've been assured by the league executive that Sha-w i n 1 g a n must honor their commitment," said Grant Dynamos selected Serge Bon-ami as the first round, so the league will have to decide if Bonami, a centre, goes , to Hull or Shawinigan. Overall, Festivals drafted six minor midgets and 23 overage midgets. Gingras was their first pick (fifth overall) in the minor midget draft Their next selection, in the second 'round, and 14th overall, was Doug Ross who played with St. Lambert Junior B's In the Ri-chelleu Valley Hockey League. ! ' " Hull's third pick was Doug Sulliman, from ' Glace Bay, N.S. and he was 21st overall. Their final three picks, in order, were Richard Vezina, from Boucherville, Michel Charron and Michel Lusig- nan. Those last two players Sbrel picks QUEBEC (Special) -There were 223 players drafted by the Quebec Major Junior Hopkey League's 10 teams Thur.day. The deliberations stretched on for an agonizing three hours, but if anyone dozed off during the boring procedure, he was quickly revived when Sorel Black Hawk general manager Rodrigue Lemoyne stepped to -the microphone in the 10th round. "Sorel Black Hawks select Pierre Larouche from Pittsburgh Penguins," intoned Le-moyne, with a straight face. - If Lemoyne wasn't laugh-ing, though, everyone else in the room was. Larouche, who broke the QMJHL scoring record two seasons ago, just completed a brilliant rookie season with' the National Hockey League Penguins. Lemoyne, a lawyer, in fact negotiated Larouche's six figure contract with Pittsburgh. i.ju.'Ws'i Draft m -I'll What's a tme Geraise Pfflsesler ddiiigio aiatlfflfe boMe? , Meister Pils is a true German pilsener, brewed in Germany by the famous Henninger Brewery, brewers since 1880. Now Henninger is Frewing Meister Pils in Ontario in its small independent brewery in the same time-honoured tradition that has made it the most celebrated barley and hops we use. It's also the longer time it takes to brew and the different way in which we brew it. But mostly, it's because of the Meister Pils yeast. More than - anything, yeast is what gives a beer its distinct char , The light tisfiimi) first . Toronto, at almost exactly the same moment, Kitchener was selecting the. same boy, a 15-year-old centre, as their first pick of the OHA draft Festivals, with the backing of their league, maintain that Gingras, a native of Temis-I kaming, is eligible to be drafted in Quebec only. "We're ready for a fight," said Festivals' owner Paul Grant last night, "but I don't-think it will be a long one. "There's an agreement be- tween the two leagues to eliminate just this type of thing and as far as we're pon-cerned we're clearly in the right" In Toronto, though, Ranger' general manager Ted Maid shoes 'throughout Jpad - 728 so soui shop y 578i y i v: . ..... w ji -r-- ?; . , y iMS'J ji, y. vmm .j i . : ... -mmm' wvz& of all our beers. With one small difference. In Germany we use a traditional pilsener bottle. Here we use the same fat little bottle everybody else uses. But inside, yotfil find a true German pilsener with a distinctive light taste. In part, it's because of the very particular kind of acter and taste. And the yeast we use to brew Meister Pils here in Canada is cultured from the origii ! pilsener yeast and is actually flown over in a special jet service from our Frankfurt brewery. Just as we have done since 1880, when we brew Meister Pils we allow nature to take its course. We allow it to carbonate naturally We never try to speed the natural brewing process. So the Meister Pils you can enjoy here js exactly the same as the Meister Pilsin Germany. Except for the bottle. - Meister Pils is at your brewers retail outlet for just a few cents more than regular beers in , six packs, 12s arid 24s. Prost! "' ' :. ' - - Meister , ':'; : .1 ' .' : ', - .''." 7 -K I 7 A 1 J 1 own n mi . :; 1 t!jj'i' J Hcnnln?: J tew; y j i , . PREMIUM PlUt. . prtad tet- .sJ j J-Z y : 'r-.'Mr' played on Hull's Klwanls midget team last season. . . For their first pick in the overage midget -grab bag, . Hull , selected Claude Laro-, chelle, a centre from Abltibl Juveniles. Their next two selections were big tough defen-cemen from Sydney, N.S. Glen Serwatlch, a righthand-ed shooter was second and Marty .Kalenko, who shoots left, was next. . Next Hull selected Denis Le'febvre from St. Eustache of the Montreal Metrolpolltan Junior B League, followed by Brian Doyle (James Ling High School, Montreal). Hull's sixth overage midget pick was Mike Parker from Rochester, N. Y. Festivals also took another American, Larouche onotony No one was quite.- $ure whether Lemoyne was joking or not but he insisted the selection was bonafide. As in . the case of every draft choice, it cost Black Hawks -$100. Larouche still has a season of junior eligibility remaining. He played his junior ho:key in Sorel. "Anytime he wants to come back to us he's quite welcome," deadpanned Lemoyne. . That s about as obscure a possibility as, say, an Olympic lottery winner giving back the million dollars, but at least ft broke the monotony of a tedious draft session. The first player taken of the'223 taken in the draft was Rick Souwek, 15, from La- Third-inning flurry glyes Volants win Hull Volants put together four successive singles in the third inning and that was all they needed, to beat Touraine Thorn Construction 2-0 in the only Metro Fastball League game completed last night. Another game "between Hull Dolce Vita and Ottawa Plaza Real Estate was called because of rain in the fourth hint n g at Carlington. Park. Dolce was leading 3-lt the lime. : Volants scored both their runs in that .third inning rally. They managed just three other singles off losingv The Eastern Ontario Water pitcher Tom Duguay during Association, in coopera-the rest of the game. ,ion witn the City of Ottawa Rick Landriault was even sharper, though, in picking up NHL Leaders Lafltur, Mil orann, NYI MacLlsh, Phi PariM, NYI Mahovllch. Mil Wntlall, NYI D. Potvln, NYI Clark Pha Ptrraault. Buf Barber, Pha LemoJrt, Mil 1J 7 1 6 12 18 10 7 17 I III 10 16 5 10 IS 3 9 M 1 11 M 5 8 13 4 t 12 5 7 11 i RENT i : A VEGA Or Another Fin Genaral Motors Car prkod from $00 A DAY m law wUmp tmp iWiMIM VACATION 4 weekly atom Budget RontoCop 6 OFFICES TO SERVE YOU: Kent el Same net West End 1171 St. lenient Ottawa Alrpott 15 lank St. 30 St. jattph Vvi. Kail 731157a 721 1941 ;M2I0 571 4144 737 4177 771-SIIS Mike Richardson, in a later round. - , v. Each overage midget'selec-tionvcdsts $100, payable to the league, and each minor midget pick has a price tag of $50. So Festivals shelled out $2,600, second only to Montreal Juniors who paid $2,700 -for their untriedtalent, .' If Kitchener "does end up with Gingras' playing rights, . Grant vowed open .warfare on the OHA. "I'll take every Ontario player I can get and find him a legal guardian in Hull. This is in direct contravention of the agreement we signed with the OHA three weeks ago and ' we'll not stand, for it," fumed the Hull owner. broken chine. He went to Montreal Juniors. Souwek is a winger, stands 6' tall and weighs in at 195 pounds. NOTES: Sherbrooke startled everyone when they drafted two youngsters from Sweden .' . . Former Three Rivers coach Claude Dalbec sat with the Shawinigan contingent and he's the likely choice to take over as coach of Dynamos next year . . , Larry Regan wasn't with the Montreal group and it's general knowledge he won't be back next season . . . Laval Nationals picked up former Hull goalie Michel Charbonneau, who refused to report to Shawinigan after being traded last season. . the victory for Volants. He surrendered just three hits, and struck out seven. Duguay struck out five. . Seven players shared Volants' seven hits. Tonight Webbs plays Vali-quettes at 8.30 at Carlington and Touraine plays Dolce Vita at St Redempteur Park in Hull, also at 8.30. Water polo team announced t;arKs ana Kecreation impairment announced the selection of a regional team to compete in the Canadian Junior Water Polo, Championships next weekerid in Hamilton. Fbllowmg are the team members doal: Paul Joli-coeur, Malcolm, Inglis; First string: Charlie Baker, Rob Edge, SteveBums, Dennis Oiiimet, Ken Harrington, Andre Nadeau. Second string: Pierre Daigle, Mitch Dent, Graham Black, Danny Zan-ette. Coach: Dan McKercher. Cricket scores LONDON (Rautar) Rttulfl of cricket matches at closa of p'ay In English County chanplonshlol Thursday! At Lords: Middlesex 270 for a, innlngi i lor no WKKar. omerseT tliarl out. . , . wnsea: Glamorgan 213 for a, in. mngs ctusas. worcesiersnira n tor 4. At worchester: Yorksh re 27a for a. Inninos closed. Worchastarshlra 95 for 4. out and 5 for no wicket. Close of play scores In othe mafcheq: At Oxford: Oxford in and 90 for 4. Kent 308 lor S. declared. ' At Cambridge University 251. Nottinghamshire 2:7 for 9. At Northampfonr Northamptonshire if an o t and u for 1. Warwickshire 163 all out. At Tne oval: Derbyshire 21 for v, inninos cloud and 71 for I. Surrey 199 all out. Af Leicester: Leicestershire 764 an oof, Innings closed and 47 for t. Suqsex 7BB tor , innings cioseo. ROOFING RE-ROOF NOW! CONTRACTORS FOR OVER 30 YEARS CAU POI IST1MATIS GERRY LOWREY "0. 18 Wtmia VL Tlt-ITtl SEE OUR MERCHANDISE All AT ECONOMICAL PRICES ; LAURENTIAN TRADING POST : lflS BANK ST. 733-1570: