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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, DECEMBER .1, .191.1 TO-NIGHT THE L E T H B K M> G E D A II, V W K K ALP PAGE THREE- A BIG WAR SPECIAL AS ONE OF THE HEADLINERS TONIGHT TO NIGHT PLENJ! OF People's Rink and Congress Rink Will Open Mon- day Skating at Lake Now Two skating rinks will be opened ment slates that the rooms, which lot business in the city Monday have placed the test ,f night, and both openings will be ac-jpair, wil he extended LUC complied by band music. orgaim-al.oas (or use at Harron and .Miebach, who arc pro- CONGKKSS WVKKKD 1 mc.tiiiE the People's nnx on 2nd avc- Mr. (Ira-rgt llrailbwr tub Ukr.ii oji.r nuV Announced this mornine-Ihat they the Kckstonn building on bt., "ceiveV public j and will also cyen for on Monday night. Their opening was Monday night. 1 hlb lie the sc'he'duieifVr "tonight, but they had hail luck with their ice, and rather for covered rink, and is 1UO by 110 feet. It will be known as the Con- Cloe to WO season tickets have would be too great. Kilty per cent been and a Sood crowd is look- 'oi the proceeds on the opening night will ffi toward a Christmas cheer fund probably the Herald iuiid if one is started, and the management de- serves the patronage of ice fans when ,o oi what they pay for a good usi io'llie will go toward making some- fund, and another night's proceeds to one else happy Season ticket.for the Nursing .Mission. On these nights this rink are also M.OO, and a great '1 i .ilrri-iMi- hrvpn SOlfl. 1 I1C ed for. The hand will he In attend- ance three or four nights a week al tcr the opening night. Later on, Mr. Harron proposes ,ater on, -Mr. iiarron proposes Luit.ci.vo im. ;ive the total proceeds of one nightjs i half o! what they the regular 15 cents admission will charged. The rink is not a money making .scheme. The promoters merely wish to clear expenses, and they have Ijcen given good assurance that this will he done, for practically all the prominent people in town have pur- chased season tickets. The manage- miiny have already been sold. Th management say that hockey will not be played because of the posts in the building. In the meantime, there is excellent ice at Henderson Lake, and a large crowd o! enthusiastic skaters patron- ized the lake last night. MAJESTIC TWO NIGHTS STARTING Next Monday December 7 THEO. JOHNSON Presents a Superb Production of "The Bonnie Brier Bush" IAN MacLAREN'S GREAT SCOTTISH ROMANCE Wed. Dec. 9th MATINEE NIGHT "What Happened to Jones" Laughing Cyclorw Geo. Broadhurst -By it __ THE HOUSE OF COMFORT TO-NIGHT THE UNOPENED LETTER FATES MIDNIGHT HOUR-ALICE SOYCE REEL EDUCATIONAL SPECIAL DR. SMITH'S BABY REELS nc If BetTer Plotureo Were Made the Empress Would Show Them TIMELY PRICES Nights......'.. 2oc Wed. Matinee 25c and 50c Kciits now on sale at Hedley Urns Co. 10 STOP Dili SHOULD GIVE. RING GAME THE BIGGEST BOOST IT HAS HAD FOR MANY YEARS London, Dec. a.-Dclegates of the English Scottish, Welsh ami Irish professional football associations at a meeting in London today decided to recommend to their respective as- sociations that international football matches lor this season, be abandon- ed. This decision was reached by the idelo-'ati's after a prolonged confer- ence. At the conclusion of the meet- ing the following statement was is- There is no evidence that the playing of football has hindered or is-hindering recruiting. On the con- trary there is good reason to con- clude that, football, .has. encouraged and has assisted recruiting. In these circumstances this meeting recom- mends'that-except as regards inter- national matches it. is not right that football should be suspended. "This meeting is of the opinion that to deprive the working people of the country of their Saturday af- ternoon recreation, would be unfair and very mischievous." Tim international football matehes are the great sporting events of the vcar in the United Kingdom. They ilraw upwards of spectators travel long distances to wiuic-aa the contests. Hank O'Bay and a few other big league managers know something ab- out that River of Doubt. Jim Scott pitched for a' reform school team. We suggest they send the whole White Sox team there. Marseilles, ill., has a boxer called "Misfit" Snyder. This- is merely to let you know suck a place as Mar- seilles, Til., exists. iL FOR Two Lnr9.it Alb.rta Cltlei Think .Th.t Outlook. For 1915 a Dreary One and Favor a Va- cation for'Western Can- ada League the is :TOdmontou, Dec. 3.-uo lar a Edmonton Recreation company concerned, there will.be no profession- al baseball in Alberta's capital next summer. A meeting of the directors was 'held this week, and t against operations next sea practically unanimous. Kralh, president oi the company, has already notified President Fleming to this effect. This Step, while there are some arguments in its.favor, is a disastrous tor Edmonton, and al- baseball, as it means the ills- gue, and brought to Alberta a bunch of California semi-pro players who were over their depth. Mr. Savage favors a semi-pro league for next season, but would be well-advised if he dropped this idea. The fans want Class 1) ball of the high calibre ot previous years, or none at all. A semi-pro 'league would cheapen baseball in West-era Canada, anri un- dermine the. chances 'for rehabilitat- ing the Western Canada league 'when New. York. Osrdo.r .a! planned by New York fight fans would give the ring game the bigges' boost it has received in years. Both fighters and fans would benefit h> in the open. 'open-air boxing club could sea manv more spectators than could be accommodated in the largest en closed arena. New York promoters said today that because ji -Jus .they will cut dowTi on the price, ot al tickets excepting those for ringside The boxer would benefit most through fighting in the open air, where he could fill his lungs with the Chicago, 3-That Walt.r aohn.on, premier pitcher of the Am- erican league, tlgnea a contract with the league club, wlt the announcement made Djr Ch.rle. Weeghman, preeident of th. club, today. Mr. he hid received word of the con- summation cf the Federal leagues ef- forts In dlitance telephone mewage from Joe Tinker, who con- ferred with John.on In Coffeyvllle, Kan., today. Later It was declared Johnson's contract was for two years. The amount of, his salary was not made public. Johnson Confirms Report Kan.is City, Kan., Dec. Johnson, over the telephone from his Coff.yvllle farm, confirmed late to- day the statement of Pr.sid.nt Weeahman of the Chicago Federals, that he had.been signed by the Chi- cago club for two years, but refused to say what-his lalary was to be. "Is It more than a he was "It saldH.thBrpitcher, but added that the figure should be announced by Mr. Weeghman. 'EDUCATIONAL AND WAR PICTURES AT EMPRESS] usual the Kmnress is showing an unrivalled programme for today and tomorrow. In conjunction with the j regular high-class reels shown, the manager on his trie to Calgary secur- ed a picture that should prove of Si-eat interest, an educational picture oi all tho animals Inhabiting the world at the present time. An Ln- opened Letter" is a two-reel drama that should and will appeal to the motion picture fans of the city, de- picting In a most vivid manner the struggle and disappointment of an fill Utjgie unit honest man. A feature of the fa- mous "Alice Joyce" series IB shown tonight. This Is a real picture, and as usual the feature is well worth the price of admission. Sunday Afternoon till o p.m. Sunday Evening- to Feet of Moving Pictures THE CRUSADERS JERUSALEM DELIVERED StarJand Concert Orchestra al: door: every cent you will be handed to the Patriotic and Red Cross Fund SILVER COLLEC- TION SILVER COLLEC- TION "HE'S STILL GOOD" SAYS CONNIE MACK SPEAKING OF EDDIE PLANK, WHO WILL GO TO ST. LOWS FEDERALS maximum amount .of oxygen. would mean that he wouldn t It WUIIIIl Ulunu ui.i... U. compelled to tight in the smoKO-chou- ed ietid atmosphere ol an enr.loseij. ring, which any medico will tell you frequently leads to knockouts. !he theory on this point is that a blow which' would mean a knockout in the ordinary closely packed liUting might be recovered from '..efore the fatal 10-count it the knocker and the knockee w out in the fresh f.ir. e vo e the financial situation beco -s Uosy: WWle twelve monh: :omes "BIG BROTHERS" BEATEN The Knox "Big Brothers'" Iftsket- ball -team was defeated laat night by the Tabor seniors at Taber by a score ot 25-16- The game was a fast one from tlio start. At half-time the score stood 9-5 in favor of Taber, and the Lethbridge boys were unable to break tllj8 lead. Taber got 10 points on bandine of a team which looked is without uaseball is a dull outlook for' the fans it can he survived, and may have the cfiect oi increasing the in- terest when the league does -resume operations. TWO CL-UnS IN FAVOR The llegina and Saskatoon clubs. Lethbridge got The oui llne-u'n for Lethbridge was: G. Camp- bell and F. lionnel. guards: G. Wil- liams, centre, and W. Murray and L. Hash, forwards. Harry Morris of Lethbridge acted as referee. e eisna an both oi whom have voted in favor 01 a certain pennant -winner JHtll UOtll Ol >viiuln >i..." in 1915.1 continuing the lea.quc next year are a certain pennan -winner in nna. COIIUUHUIB ;--n- Two pitchers anil a shortstop were fortunate in being e en who no .ill that was required to make team the strongest in the history ot .the Western .Canada league. Unless wealthy men who not only love game, hut can afford to cession oi losses the Kilnumtoil B- oi the services become free agei. GKAND BA'WAin DAL.- Manaeer Deacon White has .received fore in hotter position to several inquiries regarding his play-iloss in than either _vl. .-.T- I IfltlP. Illll WAR TAKES LIFE TOLL OF TWO FAMOUS ATHLETES London, Dec. latest list-of British killed in Franco contains the the! names of two well-known athletes, O. 3ui--itt L- Anderson, a hurdler, and Lieut. ,nslv A E! .1. Collins, a cricket player. Anderson was twice amateur cham- tho Piaepa left-handed pitcher, wili be assigned to play with the St. Louis lederal league" club. A telegram to this ef- fect was received hero tonight from President James A. Gilmore.of the Federal league by Phil Ball, vice-pre- of the local club. He'c Still Good" Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. ilm the best of said Connie Mack tonight, when told that Eddie Plank had signed a Federal league intract. "Are you sorry to see him go. Mack was asked. "Ob no" he replied. "I was through with him. He was after the money and was quite federals." Mack said.. Ill speaking of .Plank's thirteen years' service with the Ath- letics; "and he is a good one yet.'' International Campaign. New- York, N.1V Dec. to continue the fight against, the Feder- al league, among others tho proposal to transfer the Jersey City club to Brooklyn, will bo discussed at the annual meeting here next .week oi the National and International lea- gues Advance statements' from elub owners-of the two leagues indicate that.' peace negotiations have been abandoned, and that the fight will be resumed next season. naa .eag. Redia Anderson was wce ama B. B. C. can dispose crimping their haul lo t high and low hurdles. the men, they all proved the best hal -low in the Iw nurdiins records at both !nts on February. 1st. Uue in 1814, and the c ill Efon.and oxford and ran for Eng- IAKOAIN SALE- r.-.ost- even on the seaso, H ,s ihe e- the stcckholnl Olympic land at the Stockholm Olympic games, where he was defeated by American. .1. J. Eller. jr. s. i lasting six hours and'fifty minutes. nracbiuanv suiij tu closinK up for one year, Beacon will clubs, as wnd circulars to cvcrv magnate in mason in a succession ot Cataloguing the play-; days playing hot, with crs he has to dispose of, and askjiig taiice 'I he lock the Moo .e fell 1'ovc'y, lle-i Of'the six c.ubs Booking ior U: hardly star EASTERN HOCKEY TRADE Jaw Montreal, Que., Dec. big hockey trade is under discussion at the present moment betweuu Qushec and Oanadlens, which, if it goes through; 'will see Joe Hall play for Canadiena this winter and Jack r to n great ex- j t.avioletW go to Quebec in his place. for; Ccorge Kennedy of the Canadlens recently acknowledged that he was to this end and that the going willins to so to the wonderful pitcher.1' The stock must be cleared to the bare shelves. There will be no reserve We have 110 place to move the goods and the new tenant in. a different line of business. We must get the goods one way.to do it.'. Head then you'll buy is Here's GRASSHOPPERS ELEGANT EATING FOR FILIPINOS Manhattan. grass- hoppers are used as food in the Phil- ippine said Henry Jackson Waters, president-of the college, in a talk before the iXgricultural society in the Kansas State Agricultural col- lege.. "Three-thousand tons, of grass- j hoppers were marketed in Manila ill a year. Somo good and tempting-] dishes are prepared from them." I 65c tor Tooke's Fine Neg- ligee Shirts for 14 to I Grey Sweaters for hard wear, while they last 95c Black or Blue Striped (Overalls, Union Made, for I Watson's Fleece-Lined Combinations, up to values Men. These Prices Should Make You Think WORK GLOVES, unlined pig- skin, etc., all one price MITTS lined or uolined, also Gloves, up to heavy, all wool, regular 35c to at per, pair'' KERCHIEFS, Exeelda, border, regular 12 fee.' for......... SHIRTS, flannel With collars attached; regular ft OC 1.75 and S2.00 for-., w tan, patent or gunmetal; regular, QC J5.50, J6.00 for Tweeds, worth up to 11.50 on sale Wolsey's shirts or drawers. Regular C 4 OR I 3Bc to 25C 9 nn sale fcW with gauntleU lloves. on sale at each W: of 1160, tin I RYLANDS CO. The Busy Store ;