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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, 4, 1, Ttbtecoi, Confectionary Dominion Bowl- ing Alley Dominion Dloch, op- posite Court House SPEED EXPERTS WHO COMPETED IX RACE-FOB THE GRAND PRIZE AT BIG SAVANNAH MEET T HE .first step in selecting-the riglit Overcoat is lo select tlie right to go for it. The Fit-Reform Wardrobe is the one place ill ihis' city that is truly representative of that is best in haiul-uilorcil garments. It will he our pleasure to show y the really new things in fine Overcoats. y 464 McKELVIE McGUIRE, VIcINTOSH HAS BIG PUGILISTIC PROGRAMME IN ANTIPODES 'EOS faster ihan the biting wind, {until the racer crossed the line in a which swept the frozen race course, jmeterorlc burst of speed. David L. Bnice-Browii. the young Am- Of the sixteen foreign and Ameri- erican millionaire Thursday establi-jcnn racing machines, which started phed a new world's record fr uutomo- jaway 9 o'clock in the mrning, in (lie bile rood races In winning his second 411.36 mile contest, only five finished. Grand Prize in as many years) R( others were eliminated from time average speed of 74.05 mlifis an hour, {-to-time by tue breaking of vital parts His average last year over the foreign cars apparently surpass- courae was miles an hour. .ling -the American, as not one of the Thci honor airaln went to an Ameri- latter finished one two or three. On can driver, piloting a foreign car, but ;the ether baud American drivers ue- thia year it was an Italian Flat, in- [nlonstriifefl supe'rioriiy over the for- stoad Bruce-Brown to vietory. I in the case of Samuel Langford, 0110 OW THAT .JOHNSON STATES HE 'wondere ,whero tho sir matthes fln, HAS RETIRED, "MAC" WILL AD- (o como from. 'VERTtSE A MATCH AS FOR CHAMPIONSHIP THE WORLD'S His time for the 411.36 miles was 331 minutes and 29 and 13400 seconds. Bruce-Brown won the greatest American trophy only Outcome a Surprise The outcome of the race was a sur- prise to automobile enthusiasts, as ieither of tho two favorites were in after a nerve racking struggle, in 'the running at the finis-It. Victor Hem- which Eddie Hearne, driving a Benz jely, 'the Benz driver, who was heavily was second, two minutes behind at (placed net -a contender, after 333.33 7-100 and Ralph de Pahna third J-tue, seventh lap, Louis Wagner, the at 331.40 85.100. No mishaps involv- ing life or limb marred the contest. Cheered at Finish The exciting finish brought thou- sands of cheering spectator.; to their feet so intense wins the interest. As the winner's red car flashed into view 3. mile from th-e grand stand on the homo stretch, 'the crowd vented its enthusiasm in un increasing volume I other favorite retired his Fiat III the fifteenth lap. The most thrilling moments of the spectacular nice were witnessed at the .conclusion of the 23 lap. On the pre- vious lap iBruce-Brown had finished Ly the grand stand in 'the lead, with Ed- die Hearne .thirty-six seconds behind and'Ralph Mulford following .closely. As Bruce-Brown appeared in the dis- iance a groan of dismay went out of of throats when ii was seen ho was slowing .down for a stop Ri pits Scarcely had liis predicament became manifest when Eddie Hearne burst into view and likewise shut off to stop. -A cheer -went1 up when Ralph .Mulford, the third of th? leading trio halted at the Lpzier pit. An Exciting Race The stopping of ;the three cars was signal for -a spirited race between the .and, mechani- Cup race was out of'the race, his Loz- ines spurted forward and soon was lost to sight in the wake of the lead- ers. Brown Gomes First Bruce-Brown was the first .to sip- pear. His car whirled hi'to sight, flew around the grand stand curve out of s'ght. Kddie Hoarne flashed by the judges stand one iniu- ute and thirty seconds afterward. In vain the spectators waitted for Mul- Cord, but the winner di the Vamierbilt After {he race was over and the winner had been showered with con- gratulations, BrucejBrown made the following statement: Brown Drives Hard "I won the ratio by driving like the devil toward the enrly part of the race. I hud to make nine changes and had to put a new bolt in the front axle. There was no consistency in tlie race J drove. I did it by driving furiously clans in taking dirotl ahd'gasalue and changing tires. .Spectators shouted encouraging words' as oil" caiva were deftly opened and their contents fairly hurled Into the 'ianks, Simultaneous- 'went out -of -commission gear trouble. De in the beginning and then easing dowi: (By W.W: Naughton) Sail Francisco, Dec. Aus- tralian, Hugh Slclntosh improved on his original offer to Sam Liingford, Porky Flyim, Cyclone Johnny Thomp- son and one or two more wus in a do evident by the feverish rush of these fighters to connect with the Austral- ian steamer, a couple of weeks ago. That Jleintosh needed the services of -the-American "pugs" bars'iy was by the fact, that, if ne- cessary, the big steamer would have I saw been 'held, or slowed down, in order ins; and then easing _____ toward the laker part until I __ t' with Hearne was going like mad allow the bruisers to get aboard. away with I just drop- Tho fighting situation in Sydney ly knives- jabbed into -the dam-jthe next lap, with the cars in thi jumped to third place with the elim-lped in to follow him and boat ination of Mulford, and the contest for the Grand Prize was ended after aged tires and :the air hissing like re- leased serpents they were cast into ihtvplts -anti replaced by new ones with great speed. Mulford -was Ihe firs-i to coiiifiiote repairs, a minute and a naif 'after, he -had -halted at- the lazier. Twenty sepondis.. after started, and mechanician spra'ng into their, Fiat and were gone. The Benz team were off ten seconds behind the Fiat. With reports from the unmuffled exhaust popping like a gattling gun Ihe mach- position.. .In the early part of -the race first one driver and theii? another took -the lead. Patchek in a Alarmon led in the seventh'and eighth developed steering gear trouble' which la.ter re- sulted in his retirement. Tu the ninth lap Eddie Hearne went-to the', front and maintained this" position for near- ly 200 miles. In the tw-entieth lap Bruce Brown Benz .driver practically held the "leatl t'pr'the reranincler of the race. FINCHER CREEK'S FINE PLANS FOR WINTER SPORT HAVE FADED AWAY Creek, Dec. man- agers of the skating rink have now got that place of recreation reudy for their hut the ice. They completed the electric wiring last week and with the first spoil of hard frost will open the rink for the viea- eon. T-he' same management Hodson Allison re-opetied the bowling alley others who [should have given a help ing, hand became indifferent. Tho high board fence which sur- rounded the Kettles property at the west end of town for the past, five years haa b'aen: rmoved and replaced with wire fencetng. This is the pro- perty gratuitously given to the town for "an athletic ground by Mr. Kettles for -the time mentioned. What tlie town will- do for a recreation ground in the 'Scott block, which haa been jof .ithjg de3cription in tho sprjDg ls a closed for about a year, on Saturday. whicb probably will not After all the care and arrangements anybody's mind until such time niado by Hie committee in the mi- gnnns of having a curling rink erect- ed hore this winter, it looks now aa if the scheme ha-j fallen through en- are being ohroni- tiroly. When the option expired the purchase of the lots first selected on which to build rink, Mie bot- tom seenied to fall out of the project. This should not have beeu the case for -there was money enough sub- scribed wherewith to secure lots else- hurt while one or two PORT ARTHUR STAR PLAYER IN DEMAND Port Arthur Out., Dec. Wai- lar, of the Port Arthur hockey team ia In receipt of a good offer from Ottawa Stanley Cup team but haa not energetically for the whether he will accept. BOY AND VETERAN ENGAGE IN BILLIARD MATCH GEOKtfg tv 1 HOPPE RETA-INS HIS TITLE ENGLISH FOOTBALL CUP DRAWS MADE SIXTY-FOUR. TE'AMS QUALIFY FOR THE GREAT SERIES JANUARY IN1 London, Nov. last round of At the present time Bill Lsiig is ac- knowledged be the best of the native born Australians. Bill was de- feated by Jjangford iu London, and by Jack Lester and Sam ilcVea since Ilia return to Australia. There is rea- i for believing, that Laug is on the downward physically. They have no other man tit to take his place as i Australian representative'. A few months ngo it was predicted that Riil Turner, Itnown' as the cham- pion of Tasmania, would defeat both Lung and Lester, but Turner faded nway. Not ao many weeks ago ho went under in the third round of a con- test -with -fvick Howard, a Sydney box- er, with no pretensions to class, and now Turner's name is never me'J- about as follows: They are as far into the summer as wo aru iii'to seasons being who desert- ed London recently, contemplating a busy campaign -at his Rushcutier's bay stadium. who received a great wel- come .when, he returned' to told IMS Friends that he had arranged with nil the notables of the fighting guild to appear in orthodox ring coir- tests at his bis Toofless arena. Be- fore leaving ISngland, "Mac" with the help of an American agent, made con- tract's with" the champion and noai ihe qualifying series ior the .football association cup was played yesterday ;chainpious of every division and if and sixty-four, clubs H.ualificd to take 'al] nien Who promised to lake part in the first round foe the trophy the trip had kept their words, we which is played off on Saturday, Jan. Uvould have had to unearth Kid McCoy, I'd, The draw so far lias provided for :Terry McGovern and a few more of the the following games: has-beens, to keep the fun going Croydon Cotmmm vs. Leicester jthis-ond. Fosse- Bui, after Mclntdsh started for home Livorpoo" vs Lrvion '''the Frawiey law was Passed and other Aston vflla J things cropped-up to Interfere with Billiard Champion Almost Doubles Score on Sutton Willie Hoppe, the ig.2.bUilarii cham- pion, aucccHsl'uhy defended his title George of Chicago at MADE IN THE WEST TOR WESTERNERS York. iflO; Button The score was: Hoppe 2GG. Hoppe ran out in his twenty second innings..' Hoppe won by a steady consistent, playing His high rim was 80 in the twentieth innings, while the Ghicagoan scored a run of 24. The champion's average was 22 1-22 as against 12 1-22 for But- ton. The match was a one of 500 points' for a side bet of S500 tho winner also taking the entire ga-< receipts. WOMEN JOCKEYS THE LATEST FAD DO the principles of sport permit of tuch things as professional women jockeys? A traiuer and well known wishes to take.out a profes- sional license for his daughter, who 17. Is already valuable to him n riding his horses on their training j wallops, hut so far ilio- committee 'of the racing club has anlted him not w for a license. Therf; are already two women pro- fessional drivers at the St. Pelers- 'trottliiE matches. Th-ay have moderate hut are so mo die- tunce from the top of the list. CANADIENS AFTER "PUD" GLASS Montreal, Dec. Glass may lie seen iu n Canadien uniform tliia hockey season. It Is understood that ''Pud" is now the property of the Tor- onto club who took him In exchange Jfor Surague Clehorn.. George Ken-lof-.i big slice of stock in HIP Hub team j nedy, of Una tfhu was unx-jby McAIvor aiid MC- fniiB year to have on Mnn-up Hoy, according lo the latest; story of Johnson Is the real .own MONEY FURNISHED BY BAN JOHNSON For Purchaie of Boston American Ball Club Murphy, of the Chicago Cubs, today made a startling assertion that it was Clark Griffith's money that, enabled Robert McKoy and Jimmy McAleer to swing the deal for -the purchase orVthe con- trolling Interest iu the Boston Hed Sox. This money came from' Ban Johnson, president of the American League, Murphy contends. When Clark Griffith bought a big block of stock in the Washington club morfcy to put big ffiends at the helm of well paying Boston twim, It IB asserted This monay was used for the Bei'by County vs. Newcastle United. Crewc vs. Blackpool. Blackburn Rovers vs. Norwich City. Swindmi Town. vs. Stilton. Northampton vs. Bristol City. Luton vs. Notts County! .Southampton vs. Coventry City. Sumlfirlam! vs, Plymouth Argyle. Lincoln City vs.. County. West, Broimyich Albion vs. Totten- ham Hotspur. Oldliam Athletic vs. Hull City. Middlesborough vs. Sheffield Wed- nesday. Preston North End vs. Manchester City. vs. Barsiey. Complon Orient vs. Evcrton. Notts Forest vs. Bradford City. Uicnlford vs. Crystal Palace. Holton Wanderers vs. Woolwich Ar- senal. Bury vs. Millwail Athletic. Darlington vs. Brighton and Move Albion. Chelsea VK. .Slmfficltl United. Hrislo! -Rovers vs. Portsmouth. Sou Ulnort vs. Reading. Leeds City vs. (rlosspp., Queen's Park Rangers vs. Bradford. Fulhnm vs. Burnley. Mancliosier United vs. Hmldorsfield Town. Watcrford or Barrows vs. Wolvco li.inipton Wnndcrnrs. United vs. Gainsborough Trinity Or Tuiibridge Wells. -The {-nines will be played on the grounds of (he first named club, in .ch case. th-3 Australian arrangements. First, Kaufman decided not lo go, then Flyniu They dropped-away one by one, in fact. Even Jack John- son, ou whose "good faith" in ihe con nettiun, secured in surancG from Lloyds of London gave out that preferred retirement to a. trip across the ocean. Johnioh's Bactt-Qut This latter was the iinkindesL cut of all us Mack expected to use the cham- pion us a ball-wether. First of all, each of'.his trails-Atlantic pilgrims was to be'assured a number of matches and tlie chance of a crack at Johnson and tho championship was to be his if lie worked Ma way up to it. When Mointosh began to start the works at his summer atadlum, the only new arrival at his disposal was Sam McVea. Sam was sent against Jack Lceter and Bill Lang in turn, and whipped thorn lioth. Then tho Situa- tion -became The cable was brought -Into requisition and 'the hurried flight to Vancouver of Lang- ford, Porky and others was .the re- sult. It; is understood that Langford has six matches and ithat similar terms have been made in itlic case of ,FJynn. It will lie easy enough for the .head of match-mak- ing bureau' to secure up opponents for Fly n ti, :aijf there" are quite ii number of second and third rale heavies around Sydney, who are fairly popu- lar with the patrons of the sport..But aafd to he negotiating with .the Tor- onto people to effect a salo or ex- chango tho deal. er, while McKoy and McAleer are his hi rod men. -Take Slahl, banker-hall player, las Deeii .tinneed out of retirement by Jimmy iifew mmsjiwor of t s.o Chicago Sox, and the flrat. will cf vort nbout the "Initial ouahion for Jimmy MoAleor's Bosloii Hod Sox, :u.t, ui Mold mid .lack Lester, who .defeated Lang, haft been defeated by Sam JfcVea, who fought a twenty round draw with Sam..-- ]-.angford in Paris. Under the off- ices it cannot be soon that tho Sydney sports, fight 3mngry though they may be, cnn be got to regard a Lang ford-Lester bout an event of promise. A newly arrived Australian man says he docs not aea where Sam Langford's six fightu are to come from unless he fights McYea, six times. They have the repeating habil, though, in Australia, and Mclutwh who knows the business ifchoroughlj-, will hatuile Langford so that a cer- tain degree of. interest will attach to each of S-am's appearances. First of nil if Lang can be patched up he will, in all probability be trotted out as an opponont for Langford. Mclntosii, wh has always been ai strong believer in Bill's fighting prow- ea, and who held that Lang was turn- ing the tables on Lartgford in Lon- don, when the unfortunate foul caused the Australian to be disqualified, will contrive to make the result of this match seem doubtful. When Langford defeats Lang, ho iiirely will, Lester, who de- feated Lang will be signed with UKI "Tar and after that is all over, there will he little the de- laying of Hie day of reckoning be- tween the two and Langford. If Langford insists on his six match- es. Cyclone Johnny Thompson may ob- lige. The Cyclone went on-the same steamer with Langford, and any one who knows Johnny, knows that tho size of his opponent does not bother film at all. He. would just as soon tackle Langford as Packy HicFarland. H may be that Dave Smith, the Aus- tralian middleweight clmmpfon, will iie sent lo the front as a customer foe Lai'.gford, the grand finale will -be fur- nished by the two negroes. And if Johnson still adheres to bis notions about retirement, McIatOBh will of course, advertise the iMcVea- -nngford go as a fight for the world's ihampionship. The deal for the sale of the Newark Club of tiva Eastern been declared Joe iVlcGanuity Is still a half owner of the .franchise, Tho franchise is still for sale, how- ever. With outstanding paper, total- Ing and no band, t is necessary to effect a aile or HO- jure another partner with the coin. and cure of the They rc-lnforce Ihe stomicli by supplying the (cr ms dlgcsticn of ill kinds of food. Try one mfier siwli We. box. If your bu slocked ihem ;