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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 1, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 1916 SMETO NEW LEAGUE Promoter of Enterprise Encouraged by Success of Rinks in Seattle and Portland Spokane, April 1-Spokauu will have an artillclal Ico rink, ready for use by fall, accordlnB to the unnounco- iN(!W York, Muroh HI.-lirmny hoon-ard or tills nlly, oul-i)ointfid Krcildie Welsh of ICnglund, world's clianipion ment yesterday by A. K. Torello, own- IUghtwelKht In a lO-round bont al Mad- or ot the Princess Roller Hlnk, which lie formerly operated. "I will Install a 75-ton ice machine, electrically equipped, which will be HUdlclontly larRo at any season of the year. Of course, Spokane will bo ro-jjrosontad In tlio Cou.st Hockey Lcaguu. T will make application for a franchise at the next meeting of that or-sanlzatlon. "The artificial ico rink has come to stay," said Mr. Torelle. "DurlnE the last two years rinks have been con-Btrnctod in Seattle and Portland and they have proved to be successfnl from an investment standpoint. Hockey, the great winter game, appeals to everyone who likes sports and the matches on the coast during the la.st season have drawn consistently good crowds." ison S(|iiiire Garden tonight. Leonard had the better of the nUw rounds, the fifth being even. WoIkIi wulRhed i:!lj'/2 pounds at the ringside and bis opponent 11,2. Leonard forced the fl.ijhtlng from the first clang of the bell. On two occasions he rocked the title holder with left and right smashes to the head and jaw. He used both hands effectively. Several times Welsh was compelled to hold. In the fifth round the champion appeared to better advantage, lauding with both hands on Leonard's head and body. One of the l)lows cut the challenger's left eyebrow. One of Leonard's blows which reached Welsh's nose was ecnially effective, however. The bout was fast and clean all the way through. LOCAL FOOTBALL CLUB ORGANIZES FOR SEASON Rovers' Regulars Mostly In Khaki, But Few Games Will be Played The Rovers Football club held a meeting In the Y. M. C, A. on Friday last to elect new officers for the coming season. . Although seriously handicapped by so many of their players joining the army, it Is the intention of the Rovers to put .up a few games this year. The following were elected otilcers: T. Standing, Captain. ,T. llacdonajd, vIc&Kiaptaln. A. Kane, manager. . CHILTON CHILDS Goalkeeper of thi; Berlin I'lilon .lacks, who has been aelecleJ on tlii> All-Star .lunior O.H.A. team of tlie West for the third year In suci'os.slon. No other player has over had that dlKtinclion. COBB IS LUCKY Ty Cobb while washing his haiuts in a Pullman botwcon ('incinriati aiul Cleveland lout his ?fiOO uparkler. It was found by Richard Hartley, a hoy of Cincinnati, and returned to Cobb. flW WINNING GOAL WAS SCORED BY CANADIENS IT WAS EVER THUS You can't reform' the bugs who believe that tlie Stanley cup games are on the square; but as Grant Rice says -"You cannot make a pickpocket or a yeggman think anythlng's on the level."___ ? ? V ? > CHECKER CHALLENGE ? ? ? Tlie guards of the interment camp challenge the Kilties to a flve-a-slde checker tournament on Wednesday night at 8 o'clock in the fair grounds. ? ? >?* A moro spectac\ilar contest on Ice would be hard to imagine than the final mUtch between the Portland Rosebuds and the Canadlens Thursday night at Montreal. The first goal was tallied by Ronan for the Canadlens, twelve minutes a of the bigger forest neighbours, he i>. always welcome to a.rifle bullet, - lens' playing manager) gave Prodgers the chance that decided the game. How it Was Done Following a hard attack on Canadlens' net by the Rosebuds, Lalonde took the puck from Vezlna and skated around the goal yulling to Prodgers as he turned away with the puck. Prodgers starting from his wing position skated towards his corner, took the rubber from L,alonde, und was off, Lalonde inoanwhile, for a moment dribbling an imaginary puck. Had Rough Journey Prodgers, had however, a rough journey. After dodging past tlio forwards he found himself faced by the two outside defence men. Ho beat Harris in a rush for centre ice by swinging sharply off at an angle and a moment later with a body check toppled Irvine ovci-. ICrnle Johnson he easily skated around. 'I'hen drawing Murray out while dribbling the puck around, Prodgers skated around him and lobbed the rubber into the net for the winning score. The whole Canadlen team for the remaining four minutes confined themselves to defensive play. The score ended 2 to 1. KILTIES AT PLA! CAN'T STOP THESE BOYS "C" company of the USlh again chalks up a victory. Last night before a, large number of spectators, at the baracks they put it over B company by four goals to one. Those Linning brothers were bears on the shoot. W'illie Linning put the ball between the posts no' less than three times and his brother Hamilton negotiated the other tally. The winners lined un as foUc.vs: Stratlon; .-V; Smith and Call.-ishcr; McDade, JIullen and Craigcn; Hart, H. I.inning, W. Linning, Scott and JlcLuckle. Koferoe. Major Howland. C company challenge is still open for any team in Lelhbridge. COACH BARS CANDIES Philadelphia, March 31.-Candy has been barred by Coach Wright of the Pennsylvania rowing crew. It is fattening. He detected several candidates munching chocolates on the way home after rowing and immediately formulated a set of rules, 10 in all, covering proper retiring liour, diet, etc. These liuve been posted in the clubhouse. THE RULING PASSION AT TRAINING CAMPS OF BIG LEAGUE CLUBS What Is a It is a long, mild Havana-filler Cigar with rounded head and end very blunt �3 for 25c REFUSED 0 BUNCO THE PUBL Giants Defeat Fort Worth Fort Worth, Texas, Maroii 31.- Fletcher's home run over the centre-field feuce helped the New York Nationals to defeat Fort Worth of the j Texas league by the score of 4 to 3, j liero today in a game featured by frequent hitting. Butteries - Kramer, Schupp and Wendell, Dooln; Fentress, Tretter and Uetts. Doc .AlcCloud, commenting on tho moving picture craze ,tells this one. An Irish patient after an X-ray examination at the hospital begged the nurse: "Fair laldy, could, ye foind out where tliey're goin' to run them mov-in' plcters they tuk o' me Insldes?" : KAUFF CAN'T HIT ? SOUTHPAW PITCHERS ? �: ? � .;. Figures on Benny Kauff, Fed star, who has been signed by the New York Giants, indicate he has his troubles against left-handed pitchers. He bats loft-handed. Eddie Plank, of St. Louis, was the best Federal League southpaw last season and he held Kauff to .187 average. Kauff batted Al"! against Dave Davenport, St. Louis right-hander, and .272 against McConnell, Chicago I right-hander. Plank, Davenport and McConnell wore the league's leading pitchers. Kauff's average against the three was .318. 1916 Indian Fastest Stock Motorcycle on the Market BICYCLE REPAIRS Cheapest and Best D. E. MacDonald GUNSMITH and' INDIAN MOTORCYCLE ,Agent. 107 5th St. S. - Phone 1032 He Will Fight Suit Enleied Against Him bj' 'Frisco Promoter Los Angeles, April 1.-Frank Gotch, . world's heavyweight wrestling chaui- i Stewart and Coo. pion, is not worried over any legal action that may bo.taken against him by Harry Foley, tho San Francisco promoter. "Whon I refused to wrestle Santol." said Gotch, "I did so because 1 was not In condition tor a match and any reasonable promoter would have taken my view of It. Tho idea that he was (lanuigod to an extent of moro than $5000 Is ridiculous. "I have not been served with any papers, so I really know nothing about tho charges. 1 will have to fight the suit. I did nothing moro than has been done many times before. There aro not many promoters who would force a man to show for him when tho athlete was thoroughly convinced tlmt ho wap not In shape to give tho public the best sort of run for its money. "I nin not in the habit of bunking tho fnns. 1 was looking out for their Interosta as well an my own who.'i I rofUHod to wrestle." Tigers Trim San Antonio San Antonio, 'I'exas, .March 31.- Hard and timely hitting and Boehlor's oxcellout pitching won for the Detroit Americans here today. They defeated San Antonio of the Texas league, 1 u to 1 Batteries-Boohlor and Sullivan; Dumbnt Shows Good Form AVash'ngton, Jlarch 31.-In the Pirst oxbibltion game of tho season on tho homo grounds the Wnshiuuton American league team today defeated Catholic university, !) to 0. Diimont showed romarkablo control by atrlking out 11 of the college batsmen in the live innings he pitclied. Batteries-Duinont, Humphries and Henry, Gharrity; Johnson, Fahey and H. Whito. The reason for the blunt end is to give you an easy, mild, cool smoke. Blunts are scientifically correct - you enjoy the cigar to the end. Smoke them today. oi autt A 'Frisco paper In uuderliuiug a picture of Frank Morau's manager, ike Dorgan, says that Dorgan will bo romomberod on tho coast as a very prominout pop wagon driver. Reds Lose Again New Orleans, La., March 31.-Timely hitting enabled the Clevelond Americans to defeat tho Cincinnati Nationals hero today, 8 to 2. Sensational fielding on both sides was a feature. Batteries - Toney, Jlosoley and Wlngo; Bagby and Billings. ARROW COLLAR 2 for 25c Oluett, Pctthody Jc Co,, Inc., Montreal Johnston's Home Run Features Hot Springs, Ark., March 31-The Pittsburg Nationals defeated the Boston Americans hero today by ifc score of li to 1. Johnston's homo run and a running catch by Biilrd at centre wore tho features. Batteries-Mays, sUoro and Agnow, Cady; Miller, Morai,/ Kuntlehner and Wilson. Yankees 8931 Memphis Memphis, March 31.-Tho New York Amorioans jjlled up six runs In tho two Innings aiorrltt pitched tor the Memphis So|ithern association club today and won, 9 to 4. Battei'los-Love, Uussell and Niina-maker, Walters; Kerr, Morritt, Uar-ger and Clarke, Athletics WIr) From Jacksonville Jacksonville, Fla., March 31-Tho Phll,adoli)hla 'Americana easily defeat^ od'the Jaokap'ivlllo club of tho South Atlantic iea(ju9 tiero today, 10 to 4. BattoH-os-Furliam, Sliuohan and Moyor; VuubI'iHU, Lenulntj nud BaUor. ;