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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 1, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETlIimiDGE DAILY HERALP Monday, December McFARLAND MAINTAINS DISCRETE SILENCE ABOUT GIBBONS AFFAIR I'ackey Appears to Have Reached (he Conclusion That He Was Too Hasty in Naming a Limit of 145 Pounds Hamilton, Nov. Hamilton wen the senior Dominion championship by a score of 44 to 2, Saturday. Parkdale wers never In the Hunt, being cutkicktd, outrun and mot of atl, outjeneralled by their opponents. The Tigers played perfect football from start to finish, never making a mistake on the tine or behind the line barring couple of good runs made by Gaulli Blckle and Zimmerman, Park- dale never showed at all. The Tigers will end their season next Saturday with a game In Toronto against an all-Toronto team. Philadelphia. Jiov. SO.-P.iciey Me- pions, agreed to be helow that Karlacd, raled as the of the weight himself. In fact, it was bis i American ring, has discovered that purpose to scale as much under UO he was a bit hasty in eipressing his pounds as possible, and sfe il he willingness to rceel MiSe Ribbons, would be able to swap punches with Ihe St. Paul wonilei, at Hi pounds the embryo miildleweisuts. Thus far ringside. These two men arc regard- his campaign has been 8 howling Bus- ed as the cleverest exponents ol the cess. Kot cue ui the bouts has gone ea'r.'.o competing today. Kach has the the limit, lu Ihe last two, one in misfortur.e to he just between two Wilkesbarre acd the other in "rook- wel'hls McFarland is three or four lyn, e.Th was stopped to save his pounds the lightweight from a complete tnorkout: 133 pounds, while Gibbons is ato-1. uibliuns weight 1471 pounds in the eight pounds below the recognized last-contest, being five middleweight figures, 155 pounds. The.pounds heavier. friends of each in the middle west j Now that he has dauger- got their heads together and fixed a'ously near i the H5-pour.d mark ei- Qorooromise weight, 145 pounds, as acted'by McKatland's frier.ds, the an equitable, figure for the two great wizard oi the has placed the a ;i .1 _ nt. 1 At NEW EDINBURGHS WON 5 TO 1 Ottawa. Nov. to the final Intermediate finals here on Eat iirday .the Patricks and New Edin burghs played off for the city chain pionshlp. New Edinburgh winning a to I. EX-HAMILTON ALERTS DEFEATED OTTAWA. II. OUawa, Nov. the Ot- tawa seconds by 15 4, after a one- sided game, Ufi Hamilton Y. M..X3. A. club, with the aid of many of last years' Eenlor Alerts won the cham- pionship of the Intermediate series of the O. R. F. U. on Saturday. On a snow "covered field-at Lansdowne park in the'pretence of a smell crowd the westerners outplayed the 'repre- sentatives 'of the Quebec union and van by a'wide margin without ex- tending 'themselves. ring stars to meet. McFarland ex-: limit of a Gibbons bout at 143 pressed himself as not being averse pounds, anrt is silent about the de- to such a bout, providing the .weight tails. McKarland is a ring student, would be ringside. Then Iriends, pro-i lie knows the game from every an- moters, critics, et at..-got busy dis- gle. aiii i( is not likely that he will cussing the outcome of such a Sattte, dash his splendid record to the ground was not so sure that he at this late date by a match with coald scale- 145 ringside and he Gibbons, the weight- limit being corn- strong, so he started aa1 to the St.. Paul wbcdsr.' So al campaign. Why not let the public far as the writer's judgment goes, par for the 'campaign soliloquized those three pounds' difference between Gibboss. He planned a tour ol the 143 aad 145 would spell victory or east at per contest. There defeat for McKarland. There is no were (opnotchers in, the or.e who knows it better than the itinerary, just rugged fellows who wizard of the. American ring that could scale 158 'pounds or less. Gib- is why he is quiet on a match with bpns, unlike the. latter day cham-i Gibbons at the present writing. WILLIE WILL DO Ritchie. Iho boy from the golden wcsl, has made bis bow to the elite of Iho east and the ver- dict Is that Willie will doi though some wrllers claim be is not quite up to the sland- urd of some former champions. Of course, we do not pick up light- weights of the Jack MoAulltfa or Job dans brand every day, nor of ihe Iron brand like Battling Nel- son, but on the -whole, show, ed that he can nili with the best the east boasts of'and beat Win at that style of. game, ond also put cor-.Elderable science Into the work. He slugged with Cross, and the New York dentist haft, a reputation lor tial kind of wort, and he heal his Leachleis it that style of milling. On tha whole Ritchie's showing was pleasing to the fans, and be is now Installed as a real tluVholder. It can also be Elated that Rllchle will, improve with each succeeding 'fight for some 'slme to come, as he is merely a novice' compared to some of the past champions. Willie Is age. and shouk 1 be at his test or two, as he is a boy who does no dissipate; but takes the best caro of himself. JOE BAYLEY EASILY DISPOSES OF WALSH Prince Rupert, Nov. Joe Bay- lay knotted out Jlmmia Walsh of CARPENTIEH vs. WELLS FOR BIG SIDE STAKE Ixindoa, Nov.. "are gradually worlring into shape for. tht Montreal in the fifth round of a'great bout scheduled for December 8, scheduled 15-round match. It was whea Bombardier Wells will have Uie fight all the way through. West Point Team Scored Great Victory Over Navy in Final Game of the Season MORE TROUBLE FOR THE AMATEUR UNION Ontario Boxing Clubs Form OrganTl ation to Control the Sport Toronto. city atl letic cluls. tie British United, Judean Riverside, si. Charles and Beaver hav taken steps-towards the forming of a amateur boxing organization, to b known as the Ontario Amateur Bosln Association.- tJayiey e Ugni an IJie luwusu. AHhough Walsh was knocked down els a three times in the four rounds, he s game- to the finish. a Wells will have Uie _. .rlunllv of regaining his lost laur- "We are -J and aiso a big reienje'over njs: interests of the said 51 ________ _.. Pettle. speaking on behalf of this ass French conqueror. WHIST LEAGUE GAMES FOR TOMORROW} NIGHT The Whist League meets tomorrow night at S o'clock when the teams line up as follows: v S. O. B. A. 0. F. vs. Brittanlas. InvicU VE. Callies. 'C. O. F. vs. Cumberland. Xoruads vs. Kentishmen. SWEENEY -MAY SUCCEED [ouna Backers to Idat eitent. it win tme be a good contest, and fio better place JbO W Jos. than the-Na.ional-Sporting-club could tinrprs nna to aia all ciul have been selected. I -mm i TI'NKER AS understood also that Weils I found backers lo lhal eite'ht 1 Kov. na of -Captain Bill Sweeney, of the Bos- Ion Nationals; was brought into the field 'of possible candidates for the po- Eition of. manager of the Cincinnati teamj in a letter sent to Sweeney from New York by President Gaffney, of the local club. rrenca conqueror, Larpeauer. inei side slakes have been increased something according ,0 been the C A. A. Us chief source supporters of the Frenchman, and it _ __... l Ha-ir-PH unlil tiiR last tournament, wn Old Country Football London Dec. following rug-1 Warrington 4, Leeds 0. ''by games were played Saturday on Hunslct 20, St. Helens 11. grounds of the Kiogstoa 3. club Swansea Sealh 7. Gloucester -19, Bath 0. Llatinellr 9, Cheltenham 3. Guys Hospital. 10, Northampton 6. London Welsh 3, Jliddlesei Hospi- tal 10. NORTHERS UNION LEAGUE Btoughton Hansers 20, Oldham 0. --Bsirsur- 0. Wigao 24, Dewsbury U. .Battley 2, Salford 10. Watefield Trinity 11, Rochdale !1. 0. Hull 26, Biamley 5. HuddcrsMd 19, Bradford 3. IRISH LEAGUE Distillery 3, Cliltonville 1. Olenavon 0, Belfast .Celtic 0. Gltntoian 2, Llnfeld 3. Shelbc.urne'l, Bohemians 0. Other Old games wen published Saturday.' DILLON WINS' EASILY Bulls, Mont, Xov, Dillon easily defeated Sailor Petroskey IB their 12-round bout here today. The Indianapolis lad was too fast'and clev. er for the rcariue, and. In the eighth round floored him with a right uppel cut lhat would, have stopped a less game than PelrosXey. The sailor took punishment, and. foughl hard all the time, bill did not land an effective blow. According lo voles published Saturday Hie a Hie Herald's Subscription Cnmpaigo stood in Ihe following ortler. Whatever reserve vole conlestanls may have is not in- cluded. The. count will be hold at the contest ollicc in Ihe Acadiu block, commencing at 8 o'clock. The result should be known hi nn hour or an hour and a half. jj benefit unlll the last tournamen e British United, Judeans, and nive We want to g Ions for I aoiers and to aid all clubs. We T.- apply to the C. A. A. U. for affiliation. We espect that Mr.'XvVK. MeXaught, SI. P., will head our llst'of officers." "We will fight the'ljoi'ers lo a finish In Ihls said Walter Trivelt, of the C. A. A. U., -when told about Uie new association and its plans. will not surrender .control of the game. It Is directly under the control of the A. A. U. In the United States, and should he here. New York, S'ov. aS.-The Array otball team furnished a spectacular d confusing finale to the eastern ootball seasoa of 1813, by defeating :e Navy 11 at the Polo grounds to- ay by a score of 23 lo 9. Complelely outplayed during (he. period of, the fa ets swept the- sailors of! thfir leet in the second balfof the contest by combination ol brilliant indlvidua and open team play lhat quickly roll-1 up an overwhelming lead. With victory in sight lor the first rue .in four years, the West Point earn, scored rapidly and finished the ame with a total that has not been xceeded by "either academy in ten ears. Despite the complete annihilation f the navy combination and its hope f fourth consecutive victory over he army the game was fought out esperately' until the closing moment and Ihe sailors went, d own. with fly- ng colors. From 3 technical footb'all. stacd- >oinl, the playing' of both victor and -anqiiished did not rise ?.bove the usual calibre of the annual gridiron truggte. between the two" academies. BOUT WAS STOPPED TO SAVE KNOCKOUT Jimmy Clabby Hai Eaiy Time With -T In Four- teenth Round .San Francisco, Nov. 25. For twelve rounds today Jimmy Clabby of Hammond, Ind., one. of the foremps claimants lo the mlddleweigbl tl'tk of the lalo Stanley Ketchel, cut Sol dier Frank Logan, of the Philippines to-pieces, and 1n the thh-tcenth ant fourteenth hammered him into sub- mission. In the middle oE the four leenth tho.referee stopped the fight Logan -was reeling along the ropes and the him Jaelplees and believing he had run out, raiset Clabby's.arm-In toften of victory. Ix gan' nodded dissent, strnlghtene up, and Clabby rushed lo" resume th offensive, but the referee pried.them apart and pushed Logan lo his' corn- er. There was. no protest from his seconds. Not a round can be credited to Logan. WOLGAST WON'T FIGHT WITH WOMEN PRESENT POSTPONED GAMES IxmJon, Dec. postponed Echedultd second division-game be- tween Stockport County and'Hudders- fleld Town, at Stockporl, resulted (n a goat-leas draw today. The postpone- ment of Saturday was due to Stock- port county playing In the fourth qual- ifying round of the cup, in which they went down to defeat to Gainatoro, by the tcore of 3 lo 2. NATIONAL- LEAGUE MEETING Xew York, Kov. Lynch, of the Nallonal league, yes- lerday sent notices to all presidents of league clubs that the annual meet- Ing of all tho league -will be.held in this city on Tuesday, December 0, at 2 p.m. A meeting of, the hoard of dl- reclora will be convened at noon ol the sumo day. Cadillac, can say for sald'A'd. "that no women willt a box- Ing'match In which'I am a partici- pant." Wolgast made this remark when told that Milwaukee promoters were going to admit'the weaker sex to f'lture ring contests. "When 1 boxed'Xelson'tn Jll'lwiukee in October the promoters were going tb'sell box- C3 to women with male I said Wolfist. HOW BOXERS STARTED IN LIFE'S BATTLE MR. CHAS. WESTLEY, 917 8th St S................ VERTA PICKEL, 1312 6lh Ave. S.............. MR. WM. H. HINDLEY, Majrath, AIU.............. MISS ROSE MARKER, Cardaton, Alia..........., MISS MAYME McMAHON, Baronl, Alia............. MISS ETHEL L. RAMSAY, St Kllda, Alta.......... MISS M. E. SIMPSON, Frank. MRS. E. ARMSTRONG, 937 ttth St 9............... MR. EDGAR SAINSBURY, Crinbrook, B. C........ MR. WALTER OBORNE, 10th SL MISS MARY McOONALD, Blairmore, Alia.......... MR. EDWARD READ, Plncher Station, Alberta MIBS ET.HEL'SAUNDERS, 623 10th St S............ MRS. A. B. PIPES, 4U 6th Ave. S.................. MRS. O. H. BENSON, Diamond City........... MtSS BESSIE BEATON, 720 10lh St. S.............. MISS EVA MUTTON, 6lh Ave. MISS LAURA TELFEH, Fernie, B.C...............; MRS, L. B. SPARKS, Raymond, Alta................ MR. GERALD DULMAGE, Bew Island, MISS FLORENCE SHAND, 343 19th St N.......... MISS JEAN PATTERSON, 650 6ih St MR. WM. ISAAC, Nobleforo1, Alia. MISS HELEN LEE, 2085th Ave. MISS MAGGIE MOORE, 1731 6th Ave. N............ CHIEF MOUNTAIN, Blood Renrve, Macleod Poitoffio, MISS CLARA BJORKBLAD, 1220 5th S......, THE PRIZES FIRST PRIZE SECOND PRIZE.............. 400.00 THIRD PRIZE...... 200.00 FOURTH PRIZE............. 125.00 FIFTH PRIZE 100.00 SIXTH PRIZE 50.00 SEVENTH PRIZE EIGHTH PRIZE.............. 35.00 NINTH PRIZE..............., ,25.00 TENTH PH1ZE 25.00- TOTAL tho commiBsion of any regular prize winner the. prizo won then the difference in cash, will bo added to the prlte. Candidates not winning one of the Jen prizes will paid 10% com- mission upon .all; subscription collections.- SCRUTINEER COMMITTEE As a further guarantee to candidates in Ihe Herald each con- testiut who wishes may appoint a member of tho Scrutineer committee, whose -business it shall be La look into tho method of Issuing votes and ntteat to tha counting of the chartered accountants, W. A. Henderson Co Candidates residing ouUtdo of Leilibrldge may appoint somo friend who livea In Ihe city to act on this coir.mitteo ir It Is not convenient to have :i representative from their home town. The thorough manner In which Mr. Gibson of Henderson Co. looked over the records and books when rerffy- Ins the winner of tho special prize is a sufficient guarantee thai pr-jry con- frtlant will get n -fair count at the close. However, it Is tne vMi of tha campaign manager lhat the fullest publicity be given to the final count and awarding of the prizes, and lor that reason this special coa-.mlllee has been suggested. CANADA OFFICIALLY WELCOMES THE TANGO the careful damta of and New York sro delating on [he advisability o ytnnlUlflg tha Tango ilanca at their potular has given it a sort of official welcome, Tho above drawlnn, by K. P. Gray, was madft In ft Toronto tearoom, H was the first public 'iTango Tea" to be given In Toronto the Inception of tho crazo has swept two continents About one. hundred Including many people well known In ll.'j younger social net, were present Practically all of the great men o the ring, pisl and present, wtn 'reared In poverty, early acquainted hard manual toll educated in he school of adversity and hart) noclcs. Going baci to the beginning t modern pugilism, James Fljg, the rat champion, WM a boatman before e tooV up the fistlo game. Jack lack, who won tha In 150, wi! t butcher In Norwich, Ens- and. Jake Talln developed his mus- lc5 by heaving coal. Bill Darts was a dyer, and Torn Lyons a waterman. Oeo. Moggs was a Bristol coil miner. Tom Johnson was a porter on the .ondon wharves, Jack Johnson was a runner and jumper and a profession- al strong man before he won the 5 tllle. The great Jera Belcher was _ Bristol bulcher. liendigo was ar, acrobat, Jem Mace was an Itinerant iolliifst belore ht took up the biff ;amo. Tom Hyer, the first cham- 3lon o[ America, was a' N'ew .York mtcher. John Heenan was a black- smith, anil for several years he was employed In steamship shops at Ben- Cal., hence his title o'. "Ilenlcia Jack Movrlasey, another classy American heavyweight, worked In a Troy, N'. Y., foundry. Paddy nyan was alia a Troy Iron worker, .lohn Sblllvan, Hyan'n conqueror, a tlnsrnllh. Jim Covbett was ft uank clsrk In 'Frisco. Bob Fllzslmmons a blacksmith, Jim Jeffries ft toll- Tommy Burns a lacrosse player, and Jack Johnson a Oalvcslon tlovedorc. Charley -Milchell was cm- ployed fn a medical college and thought of beComlng'a doctor taking In the ring. Jafcc Kllraln was a' profeafilona! sculler. Tom Sharkey a sailor and reler Mabcr a brow- er. Dan Connelly was a carpenter, Tommy Warren was a Iraln "batch- Ike Weir wag a Jockey. Aualral- ian Elliy Marjiiy was t lillor, Ivaylgnc carried Backs of fall from docks to barges at Saglnaw, Mich., Frank Erne employed In a Buf- falo howling nlley; Bat Nelson was n farm boy, Hilly Smith worked In a Mftlpe. sardine 'RULES FOR THE CLOSE OF THE CONTEST sUted at Iho beginning of the Horald's Subscription Campaign, and repeated many times that time, the contest will close Monday, December Jlonday. Cily candldales will he allowed unlil 11 o'clock Monday nlghl to turri In 'suh'scrlptlons. Caoldidates outside of the'city of I.etbbrldge will be allowed to mail reports Monday night. If too late lo have post oSlce stamp on'the. envelope, the candlitale should have one or more wll- hesses sign this elitemcnt written on the back'ot.lhe envelope, '.Mail- ed he tore mldnlghl, Monday night, December 1st" Ml remittances mutt be accompanied by express money order, pos' office money order, or bank draft, payable at par In Lethhrldge. Any persona] cheques sent must be marked ''accepted.' The final count will be held Tuesday ovening, at 8 o'clock, In the contest office In the Acadia building. W. A. Henderson ic. Co., chartered accountants, will have charge at the counting of the votes. Candidates are Invited lo he present. The awarding of the prizes Is a simple process: The candidates having tho highest vole will be awarded first pnie. Ihe ortJ having tho second highest vote will gel second prize, and so on unlil ton prizes are taken up. Tho remaining ncllve candidates will oe paid 10 per cent commission upon all subscrliilion collections. Remember that Hie contest closes Monday nighl and that the count- Ing of the voles will bo held Tuesday night nt the contest office In tne Acsula building. lyan ran away frcm home and be- came a "newsy" In Detroit, .loe Wai- cott waa born In Brlllsh Oulana and a cabin boy on a lumber schooit- srd Ister a piano mover, George 3reen, one limo wollerwe'ght cham- ptoii, camo of a wealthy San Francis- co family and took up boxing as an amateur, Johnny Kllbane was a rail- roar! cltrk, ,fscfc Jack Me- Aullffo and Jaek Skelly wero cotipers, Bombardlor Welts had the queerest occupation of them was a bone-holler, Terry McGovern was ft newsboy, Packey McFarland In a Chicago packing house, Kid Mc- Coy wae, and U, a Jack o! nil trades; Jim Flynn was a locomotive fireman, and (Jarl Morris an engineer. WORLD'S GREATEST FUNNY FILM STAKLANI) WEbNESOAY CHEW MAPLE SUGAR TOBACCO -WILD, SWEET, MELLOW and JUICY Manufactured by P.OCK CITY TOBACCO CO. Quebec Wlnnlpej ;