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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TITB LBTHBRIDGE WAItT HERALP "Clfin, TabuMM, Cwftetlornry Dominion Bowl- ing Alley Down SUIrt Dominion Bloolc, op- polite Court C J Eckstorm Back From Texas With an Idea or Two About Boosting the Professional Game Here Next Year--Has Suggestion for League RASFBALL MAPADVOCATES CLEAN BRAND MMMLL IMF OF AMOTR HOCKEy ejiin HLM suimttti'.. in ritiiimti Horn 'San smaller cities would lie encouraged t0 taUloiiinUl ilic will. The .idea will be PATRICK'S RfFLED EASTERN HOCKEY TEAMS OF STARS Pacific Slope League Would Take the Lock, Stock and Barrel! of N. Hi Ottawa, hockey not is starting to simmer and tu-courso of Hie noxt few days will possibly reach the boiling point: Patricks have Texas- this v tli MHiieims -mil M uit oi i 'i Jh Pentium u ill i ot an tilt? ttiMun l tnuh i tnei s li ntfoii [iiofe'ssioiial. ike an' oflicr 1 eajue broachei) at ih? meeting of rifled the of half Ml .n-sideul will British Columbia League, but apparently liot consent until wise.or not .to Liiey yet just at present Brandon clubs !.lney are after Fred'Taylor, 'the big- which the pi :in near future. i Whether it woiild M 'hold the Winnipeg am in t-lic league -ttw Jin.1 preferred 'nil will dootc liis it- lo say, but will leave that lobe tin mono' 'of (laUTmincd at. tlic leaRiie meeting. till in l.oililjriiit, f U bl in Tlic president of ti i league; has Hie date of the meeting oi ilic K-agup is determined, the presi- ffriite Ueul will discuss the best time and j Imitn Ihnl puf baseball on its! place with the heads 'oT the league; fed in litlilnidiu ind 'at the Moose -Jaw will likely be the v mo tinu' will cause no one lo stand j place.; us a n-artyr-io I he same hero as-in i .Mr. Eckstorm returns well pK-nsed lh( vhcii t siuit t slorxl thL-iwitli Iris .trip to Texas. The-hospi- 11 unt oi IIP fi nun! lormng to extended, to the baseball niag- tliis cltv mi lli; 1un Iun h While at the n oMVe-s-j nates by the people of San Antonio I could .nut be surpassed and they ne. n( thf Nation- 1 Association of baseball chilis at fian .Mr. KcUstorn. picked iip an idea t.liat should out well the advantage of. the Western X'anada league. It. is lo take twen- ty of gate receipts, of every league came and put them into a common fuml to be divided equally at eiiil of the season. Tims the learns of the .league would be on a ninre footing financially and the j nvury- way upheld the reputation oi the south in that respect. Mr. ISekslorm will, coininenec the Uasehall bug here iiiiinedi- atply. He .sehiom skirts anything" he cannot finish and if Lethbridge hasn't n berth' in the .W. C. L. next year it won't be the fault oi C. .1. idea for financing n tuain Iit'i'tf will Hf'u' sound and le- gitimate nature. Me is not prrpur, to" give it puhHctly yet. DIXON IN A FIGHT BUT DIDN'T KNOW IT Tommy Dixon, the little Kansas City featherweight was in a fight and did not know It. What was moi-e startling .mill, lie knocked out his opponent, Jack Cleveland. 4 Tommy told the a-tory. The fight took place in New Orleans a couple of years ago and Lewis was his oppon- I jusf got h'e said. "I overslept my- s-elf and am late.'' He could hardly believe it Vhen they informed him of the fight witli Lewis. He could not remember! the" battle. He was under the impression that he had gone to betl in the afternoon to rest himself and hod the main bout w-as It wentVlong for a 'rounds to go on. He had leaped out of imd was pretiy even until Dixon jerk- slipped on .his trousers and eel in a short rieht and dropped Lewis sweater, grabbed his grip and ran ,11 the- way- to the club. Dixon explains his queer actions tbusly: "I guess I must have got a socker-on the jaw that put me out of my .head, but didn't knock me J surely was.crazy." for tlio count. After dressing and paying off his seconds, Dlxon went' up to his room, but was down again in a few minutes >vith .his ring necessaries, out of ibreath nn-d. .excited: "Am I he asked his seconds, and started to put on his gloves. His strange actions aroused a feeling of curiosity in the two boys who acted as his seconds Lewis. They entered the dress Jug room and found him dancing a- round, loosening up his muscles "Well, i feel pretty said Dix- cn, shadow boxing around the room, ?M ihink I'm! good for a win tonight The seconds exchanged glances And me of the ni asked him why he didn't to bed. "Do you always fool around 'jfke this after a he asked Dlx- pn.- "Why, 1 haven't been in any fight yet" said Dixon "Tin just limbering Jip." When told that' he bad alread} (ought, Dlxon was astonished. "Why, LACRpSSE ON SKATES in for New Ice Novtl in Extreme Regina, A new game is be- ing-introduced in Regina this winter, lacrosse on skates. It has been tried and _ accepted? vby the sportsmen o' Pastern Ontario be given a trial in It is played by sev- men who- line up as they uhl on a lacrosse green. A '.oft ball Is used and players are not al- a to their sticks above the shoulders. An offender against ih'u is sent, to '.the 'penalty box. This rule makes underhand passing and shooting impernOve. gest card the N. H. AMuis, iind (ietermfued to out to the WeBt they ask him to name his own price. Taylor announces ho will prob- ably go. Last summer'Frank Patrick, who has the Vancouver club in hand, :old Taylor he would like to have him htm but at that time i'J was not known that Renfrew intended to ills baud. When Pa-trick.learned of the distribution of the. Renfrew about the .N. HI A. :and of Taylors disinclination to 'plaji in 'Montreal, he wired him to couie out lo tlie coast at his own price. It-is .well 'Marty Walsh and- Albert Kerr only Edmoiiton Paper Accuses Calgary Writer of Very Questionable Procured for Calgary by Shady Methods Rather a. spicy article appears lit the of a recent date, which may >be -'chiefly recommended for'merits it contains in respect to clean hookey not tlie attack It uakes on the -Calgary paper, though that may bo taken for what it up- peans to be worth. follows; "Tlie Calgary Daily The article reads Herald sport hftve to say the word aild the Patricks will rush ra importation for them to trek for the Pacific slope nt of publicly supporting am iliielding one Calgary team to tlie clis advantage of other Calgary aggrega tions who have as nuicli cla m on' th< paper'a support HE the outfit control led by Fred The -Calgars Bally Herald is joint donor with tut Edmonton Journal of the handsome trophy which Is 'emblematic of the" pro vincial championship, and the mistake of boosting, one teinn above, the other local organizations is too obvious tc dwell upon. The whole matter centres around the person of. Chuck Clarke, perhaps the best goalkeeper in the province Chuck went "down1 to Calgary, with the y. M. C. A. football team on Jhanks gnmg October 30t l He returned, to .Edmonton with the :eam and did not return -to Calgary for at -least ten', flays. The Herald IE responsible for the'fcUement that dur ng the time that Chuck was iq Gal gury with team he hat Jme to b-ecome a bona fide resident of Calgary and a form for Hie Cal gary hockey and that, further le came back to Edmonton to hid good ivc to his friends. Chuck must have an awful lot, of' friends to occupy him twelve days over the good-bye stuff Nowj it might be pertinent o ask the ALBERTAN FOR After Eddie King, of this Neckrof-the-Woods Ottawa, Dec. the coast c are-taking players from, the easi the eastern clubs are going lo try their, hand at" picking a few from the. west. Eddie King, "tduted as another Fred 1-u or uho hangs out at hib beoii recommended ;to the'Qttawt club and the Iocs VlU ifter him at once He with the btettlei team, -who beat Edmonton for the F'it-Reform Cup IT. .is said, was ilie Stettler .team in 'He plays right-wing, and is a big felloe iveighiug aomenhere around ISO: Hie Calgary vfriends wanted him to gQ to andijrers but Otta-na off NEW EDfNBURGHS WANT A DIGGER pUARANTEE, innipeg Det 6 The New Edln burgh hockeyis't'.j are, not aatiBfied with the ?l 000 offered to them to come nest to aome