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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 19M THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE TheTREY O'HEARTS at STARLAND TONIGHT CHIEF BENDER SIGNED BY FEDERAL LEAGUE Famous Indian Pitcher of Philadelphia Athletics Latest Star Aquisition of Outlaws-After "Home Run" Baker 5.-Charles Bender, the great Indian pitcher A.. Connie Mack, ot j letics, saiil manager o was npt the Ath- surnrised Philadelphia Athletics, today n ben ti.ld that Mender had gone over. Federal league contract and to tiie Federal league. "I expected it. His contract with Philadelphia ex- pired this he said, "and I did not intend to renew it. Bender was simply tinder reserve and the mutter entirely up to I'liin. 1 bad asked for waivers on him, Plank and 1" BOtliIEKUE THREE TEAMS MEET TONIGHT IN HANDICAP MATCH CLASH UNDER NEW PLAN The second series of the Y.M.C.A. howling league schedule will com- mence tonight, brir toRC'ther Knox, Union liank and MacDonalcl, tlie latter receiving a handicap of pins per over their opponents. This IE the schedule of games drawn j Dec. ,S, I'nion Hank S, j MacDonald 35. I S, Herald S, Royal Hank S. Dec. Wilson anil Home K, Directors S. KiJpsU! 2.1 Dec. S, Ridpatb 45, Knoi' Decisively. Defeated Toronto j Varsity by 14 to 2--Rugby. I Season Wind Up HandeFs "Messiah" by WESLEY CHURCH CHOIR Augmented to Voices Tuesday, December 15th ASSISTED BY LEAPING LOCAL SOLOISTS RESERVE THIS AND' 25c. Dec. 15. Dec. S, S, Directors 20. nix. Wilson 1.% Mat-Donald Bank Kilos y, Dormitor" Bank Toronto, 'bee! art- llo-j minion champions. They won theivitle by defeating Varsity here yesterday by tlic score of H to 2. Contrary to expectation were able to ..appear with their strongest line-up. Wendell Holmes, the sterling hall-back, was in the game, llu was injured in .Ottawa, November 7th. CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE The other nominations arc For Council: F. Brjwn, Adoiph Swennurason, Robert H. Roberton, .1. Hurd, George F. Grindale. this week, Eddie 1'lank having signe.l the negro Is the best in, and The winninE tram of this series will ouisiuc wing, u 0111 ui j the negro Is the-best In tne.wonu, aim th. nmnTteaii of the former! io Parental objections, Willard must watch for that alone If Ses Cha Ss t be presented I v. as replaced by .Nicholson he wants to win. If Willard will go at Vi H n-ViP-h fobs 'won the UlC lirst Johnson In the latter's own style he with tlnec watcn loos. ..uancr bv takine advantage of the hnmillv. ,u I were to fight were going to sign Federal contracts, but refused to disclose their identity. of a "suit to from using him the deal will be consummated, Mr. Ball is quoted as saying. BASEBALL CAUSES 35 DEATHS 1914 IN STATES Nine Hundred and Eighteen Injuries Alsn Charged to National Pai- time C.A.A.U. OFFICERS Number of handicap pins designated above. i Till' winning team in each match j shall score points, and the second by taking advantage jf the rumblings of the Varsity halves. A lew minutes after the game started, McKenzie fumbled a punt from O'Con- nor and .Murphy grabbed the ball; should win handily. ,lf I were to fight either of thorn today, believe me, Johnson would be ray pick. .less looks iwlully Eood to mo. "In a fight Johnson will nevor lend. S .-Thirty-live deaths end HIS injuries were rauscd by ball during J914, according to made public today, by J. R. of the- national pastime on the life and health ot young America. Uf the players who died from injur- ies 20 were'hit by pitched halls, live were struck by bats, lour were in col- lisions, iour one was hurt sliding to a base, and! one was killed in a light- Jnmrius to. .amateur, players arej classified as follows Broken limbs, 311 dangerous in- juries 42 serious injuries, 23 con- cussion of hrain, 18 fractured skulls, 13 paralysis, four; sprains, 37 spikes, 36; fractures, 17; disloca- tions, seven torn ligaments, 10 eyes, seven teeth knocked out. iour. "rlayers hurt in the minor le-agues number 11 (i; American league, 69 National league, 81.-; Federal league, Ottawa, Out..' Dec, A.U. on Saturday electtid offi- cers as follows: -President. Thos. Boyd, Winnipeg; first vice-president, Thos. Browiriee, Toronto; second vice-president. Dr. J. G. Davidson, Vancouver; Dr. Bruce MacDon- ald, Toronto; secretary, Norton. H. Crowe, Toronto. j I point. i Two garnet! 58 college teams, leamb, 86. 81, and prairie RUBE MARQUARD, ALSO New. .York; N.V., "Rube" Marquard, one of the New York Na- tional league club's trio of leading pitchers- 'signed' a contract today to pitch for Brooklyn federal league team, aqconllng; to an announcement hy Prenldent Robert B. Ward of the Brooklyn club, this afternoon. DILLON TO BATTLE GIBBONS Indianapolis, Ind., Jack Dillon, the local mid 'ewelght, an- nounced-today he Had Ignod to meet Hike Gibbons, the St. Paul sensation, at catchwelghts for, a all rnnnd bout in Philadelphia, on- December -H.> He hoped to box "Young" Aherri in that city on December. 8.; Thtrc will be skating tonight at the People's Rink. The msn- agemunt rtports "ilrw'oll" for th's openlnj. Then .will a band In attendance, and the Ice is in great shape. Everything been done to provide for the convenience of the skaters; and It is safe to pre- dict that not Isss than 300 peo- ple will enjoy themsslvas In the- fascinating snd exhilarating exor- cise tonight. Go and avoid the crush. The Auditorium .Rink at the Ball Park will not opened this'even- ing, as previously announced. Wednesday evening has been the new date set for the opening of this, the first covered rink In Lethbrldge. Difficulty has. .been' experienced In getting a good sheet of Ice for. tonight, and as Mr. George Bradbeer is anxious to have the opening night Condi- tions beyond criticism, he hat put It off for two days. Watch .for the announcement Wednesday; it was stated at one time.that, this rink would be known as Congress Rink. Call'it the. "Audr. that's name be henceforth. In order to get cu't off the be thrown open free'16 'skaters to- night. ____ shall match. The match panics shall commence at 7.15 p. m. Teams failing to put in an pearancc on date scheduled will feit their jrame. A member of one team in this. ie's will not be allowed to play tor any other team. TWO DROPPED Ot'T It will he noticed-that the chanl- pious of the lirst scries of not represented in the above series, likewise the High i School team. The Hoarding Club agreed to drop out: of this scries to allow of an easy adjustment of the schedule, and the High School were indifferent, so were dropped for the same purpose. Tile Boarding Club'will play ofi for the championship' the' leaders of this series when it is decided. and raced over ,Ior a touch. This put jje will stay on the defensive all day. Varsity'up''-against an up-hi'l fight anij uo kind of manoeuvres, unless It and though they tried hard, Argos is a big opening, will make him come had enough left' to stave them ofi for] out of It. When I entered the ring the rest, of the game, besides scoring] with Johnson, I went after him ham- ag_ another tducli and a field goa for. I O'Connor. The supposed crippled condition oi :._ the Argos teaiiy.was not in evidence Holmes, brilliant rugby..a mil Foster played afternoon. Tn the and tongs, always leading the fight, arid not once did big negro i come out ot his defensive-shell. Never Touched Him FAST TIME FOR'GREEK RUNNER New York, N.Y, Dec. Nick Gian- akopulos, a Greek, t runner, :wearing tho emblem of. thevMilroae A.C. of city, won the individual honors In the junior national cross-country cham- pionship of the A. A.U. over a six-mile course here today. His 33.43, .is la new record for the course, as the in- lltlal contest, the Sfetropolitan cham- pipnsiiip, run over it three weeltB ago; was1 won by A. J. Fogel of the I.A.A.C.; in 34.11. TINKER POSSESSES A GRE-AT HURLING STAFF FREESKATING TONIGHT Auditorium Rink ECKSTORM BUILDING, ATHLETIC PARK GRAND OPENING Wed. Night, Dec. 8tk Covered Rink, sheet of ice 100 11 (V f Xicc.AVh.rm dressing'rooms I'oi' Indies and gentlemen. '-------BAND IN Ice promises to be in first class REFRESHMENT White Line Car Stops at (he Moor Adults 25c. Children-'I'Oo-. Seiison Tickets, 50% Proceeds opening iiig'hldonated to 'Clarkspn Sinclair Chicago, 111., Dec. turning to Chicago today with Walter Johnson's signed, con- tract in his pocket, Manager Joe Tinker invited any.- team pilot, in organized' baseball 'to show a pitching corps superior to the one to be offered by the Chifeds in 1315. Besides the blonde Walter, the Chifeds have A. Ranklh Johnson, .who beat Walter in a few hurling duels; Claude Hendrlx and Ad Brennan, with prospects bright that Morde- cai Brown w'iri be added to tbe staff. Tiulier refused to give out the.figure.In the-Walter. John- .son contract, but guesses rang- ed from S15.000 to a ff year. narvuru, r i mtc Columbia crews. lirst part of t.liii; game, Argos halves olle Johnson, 1 was n played, great rugfiif, and caught fault- ltty'sore raan. but to tell you the was not hurt as bad after that as I had been in others. 1 had lessly but 'towart the end. they tegan to show thta' strain' of two hard bat- School Trustees tfour to be elect- ed) B. J. Soucb, John A. .Trimbell, W McNeeley F. Gershaw, H. Long, R. C. Black. J. W. Hamilton, Elizabeth Williamson. Hospital Board .Ino. McNeeley, Ed. Bennett, Jno. Davis, Geo. Elliot- Separate School trustees (acclama- Jas. Landry, .las. McDonald. Contest at Raymond Raymond, Alta., Dec. King and T. .1. O'Brien willlop-: yose each other at the.polls Mon- having been nominated mayoralty caiididates' today. Council candidates named were Ularlt Brimhall, X. Skmison, Salmon, Wm. Redd, Jus. B. Fisher. P. B. Rolfson. J. O. Allred and D. A. Bennett. Thos. King and A. W. Kirkham were Elected to the school board hy.sccln- THEO. JOHNSTON OFFERS'A" MAGNIFICENT PRODUCTION "The Bonnie Brier Bush'; A Carload of Scenery Exceptional Company TIMELY to 11.00 WEDNESDAY MATINEE AND NIGHT Goo. Broadhurst's Farce "What Happened to Jones" as a een n o. ties this wwslf aind fumbled badly. The I a meal after the hout. and the Varsity were iiriable to take advan- 1 nfixt day took tage of this halves alwavs'jecc-vercd. 70-mile tour, and Argos i before it was always two or At Coin Alta.. Dec. Colenian' has a. four-carnerei filht The. -nne tackling pi Knight and I whereas before it was .always two or three days before 1 was myself ag- ft winning of first TJominion I Bm about, to championship. all games intereste season, tiie Argos.' outside wings were a menace to their, opponents' rea tell' you now. but if" you j id and want to know' the guard and always downed them their tracks. Line-up re j facts. Just write to the Marlon hoapi- ar j tnl in Sydney, and get confirmation of Varsity Gap Position'i Flying Wing ........Halves..... Mackenzie Sheehy.............................. Quarter Sttattcn ..................V........ Scrimmage Homer Gardner Nicholson Jlcilullen Bryans Argos >Iurphy Smith in! UiiB statement. the ring after the stopped by tha.pot When Johnson left fight, had been Holmes Mills to Hie hospital with several ribs brok- en and one peculiar thing about the affair is .still fresh in my mind, and 'that is the fact that physicians used the first X-ray they had over used in that country on Johnson. .Willard's Chances sir, you can quote me as say- in g that Willard has all excellent Clark, Harry Gage David Hyslop been named for the position. "and" school board, the following A. insidV Wing Hughes....... Middle Wing in g that Wlllaru lias an CAUBUCUV j Patterson I chance to bent-the big negro, whom, j Davidson! i Mw think, is getting close to the C. Simpson bottom, if he remembers one thing, and that in regard to leading to tha MacFarlane champion. Foster j "As for-myaelf, 1 will never enter Motley Burkart the ring again, but. if 1 was to do so, Johnson would be my choice in pre- ference to Wi'lard." Burns arrived in the city having been nominated: For Council: Geo. Ritchie, Cox, James Lamb, Wm. .White. For School trustee: A. Cameron, W. H. Hayaom. David Hyslop. Harry Clark. Do It Over at Carmangay Carmangay, i lins and Dr. Bryans were nominated for mayor, but George Buckley being; the only nominee for there being no school nominations, an- other nomination will have to be held. There are three counci'Imen and three chool trustees wanted: V Acclamation at Cardston Cardston, Alta., Dec. T. Brown for mayor; W. Hi Steed. Wal- ter Pitcher and Jos. Y. Card" for coun- cillors, and W. A. Topmbe and John F. Parrish, school trustees'.''were' a'il elected by acclamation hero-today. No Conteat at Blalrmore Blalrmore, Alta.. Dec. 7.-rThere will be no contest here Lewis PLAN NEW ROW.ING EVENTS FOR UNITED STATES COLLEGES Pi, Pee. a new college rowing organiza- tion :which.proposes eventually to ab- olish, both Yale-Harvard, and tha Poughkeepsie regattas, and substitute in their placfls a week of racing mod- elled along the lines of 'the EngMsh became known publicly here today, when the establishment of the collegiate rowing association was an- nounced. This it was reported, was formed.'at. a meeting .called re- cently by. the' University of Pennsyl- vania Rowing authorities, and attend: ed by the managers, of the Corneri- Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Navy 'Murray! ing from Calgary, on route to Casper. uo IIU Knight' Wyo.. where he Is interested in sever-1 was mayor bv acclamation 'W. .I. Bartlett O Lagace and W Beebe were elected councillors and SK ATIN G al oil wellsi' which, according to re: ports, showing proper- ties. -he- will, spend about a will go to New Orleans, there the first of the year when that city wjl! open as a centre for'boiing and racing. .U.S. FOOTBALL RESULTS Auburn Beats Carlisle Atlanta, Dec. a Mtleriy- fought game here today Auburn'foot- ball team defeated the Carlisle Indian school team, 7 to Cl. Pennsy 2, Princeton 1 N.J... Dec. Penn- sylvania association football team de- feated Princeton, "3 "goals to 1, !n au j intercollegiate league game here, to- day. Harvard Team wins Cambridge, Mass., Dec. Har- vard association football' team defeat- ed Havci'ford 1 goal to nil, in an in- tercollegiate league game here today. Yale Soccer Team Beats Columbia N'ew York, N.Y., Dec. Yale soccer team defeated Columbia here today. 2 to 1. i Rolls St. Louis, Mo.. Dec: de- feated Christian Brothers, 27 to 0, here today. Brier Bush" by All-Star Com-, pany Tonight The Majestic Theatre will be the mecca for all theatre-goers tonight. Tuesday and Wednesday, when a..-. high-class and specially selected and directed company, under the direction of Air Theodore Johnston, late ol.tne Permanent Players ol Winnipeg, and- the Von Glaser Stock Co., will present, here for tonight and tomorrow, Ian Mact-aren's imrnorts.1 story of the Scottish' Highlands, "The Bonnie-. Brier and for Wednesday af- ternoon and evening, Georse Broadr: burst's first famous comedy, What Happened to Jones." This company is one or the. very few travelling "companies which will visit Lethbridge this season, as Gen-, eral Manager Walker has advised Mr. Len S. Brown, the resident that It. is almost an impossibility tn get road companion to leave New York. He has fixed the prices at such a low scale that it "ill enable.: everyone to attend these performanc- es The company which will present' these two well-known plays Is com- posed of players of the very highest order that. Mr. Johnston was able to secure in New York. It will, therefore, be easy to Imagine that the produc- tions will be of the yery highest class that can he had. Mr. Johnston has made the most of his success by in- sisting on accuracy in detail, In stag- tne his productions, -and as the scen- erv which he is bringing with hm was prepared for these productions under hii personal slinenibion the theatre soiui public of Icthbiidge can be sured of. one of the best that has ever visited this city-. TJ. H. Putnam, H B Bartlett school trustees. and W T Will Have Contest at Tabir Taher. Alta. Dec Male and E. FY Bowden were nominated for Imayor here today, and the following I for three positions on the Council: T Willard, Thos.. Patterson, E. Harding, T. A Sundal Alex Patter son, B. Nugent, and Ham Brooki There were five nominations for school trustees, three positions-being vacant. They ware: J.'11. Robinson, Dave Hyan, S I LaUou I I Wai ton and Colin Groff COBB WILL STICK- 6a Dei. that friends ot Cobb had sent ikral league contract in the last a> the Detroit Amcri can oulnelder J13.0CW annually tor four years, drew from Cobb last night a statement that he would remaii. with tlle Detroit club Cobb is spend Ing the winter it hi! home near here can WAGNER NOT YET Dec 5 SIGNED -The Pitts- The People's Skating Rink on the i-orner of 2nd Avemie and 4th Street S.. across from City Fire; Hall, QKCHS tonight at 7 o'clock. .The ice is goocl! The Citizens' Kami will-be in attendance to jjlve cheer to tlie- .jolly crowd as they slide aroHiid and around the rink in.merry lorin. The management has arra'njsrt to have everything In good order, eonvinlant.-.warm separate rooms for ladies. Admission fee ef 15c will be charaad to ill not balding a season .Coma one and-ail to the SKATING RINK...... CHINAMAN FOR WHITE SOX Chicago, 111.. Dec.' Mi-blooded Chinese- 'baseball player has been signed by the Chicago club-of the Am- erican league, It was announced today. Ho is Lai Tin, captain of the Honolulu Chinese- team. Slanager Callahan of .the said Tin had been or- 7 liered to report' for practice when the training-season opens in Paso KoMes, Cut., neit year. What'.is ,a .winter .baseball story without a denial the next Now "One Punch" HoRR'n clamors for pugilistic recognition. If any- thing like "One Round" Hogan some- body will put the reverse .English on that naniR pretty quick. Jim Gllmore it is necesmry for a magnate to tell lies lie probably. customsry. Iburg National league baseball club announced tonight that it has 44 plaj era under contract for the 1815 sea son The number Is composed of ch catchers. 15 pitchers 11 outfielders and II infielders, and does not include the veteran Hans Wagner No fear Is felt that Wagner will not .sign with the Pirates. The veteran always waits iintK the team leaves ou its training trip before bigSiag t NEED FRATS APPROVAL New York. Y 5 thing Is certain. Any agreement that might be .reached between base ball and the Federal (we say, might be) will nai e to have the sanc- tion of the Baseball Frater- nity, or there will be more troubfe stirred up. A great many folks have spoofed Dave FultK and his metboda find pur- poses, but, however'small, he is a no- ticeable factor In baseball Ills worst enemies alflo..mnst admit that there is unite a good-sized working majority of gray matter in his head has the courage of convictions and thinks he's dead light in organ Ising the baseball players The fact that auch a man us Christ) Mathow- son Is a member of Hie stamps it at once as being but a snide orgaoiMtlmi nlty is growing overr >ear and looks Ilk. It H Delicious Appetizing With the flavor, and aroma of the choicest hops and with the blending of the 'hops with the: best selected barley; malt, you have in Alberta's Pride Beer one of. the most enticing hever ases that the skill of man can produce People drink it for its appeal- Ing flavor, for the refreshment that it affords, and lor the health that It gives for Al b.rts's Prld. B..r H iu a vanet> ot ailments good doctor tell beverage. iTEme lor the digestion Try a Lethbridfe Brewing A Malting Co., Ltd. PHONE 954 ;