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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, J.9U THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PAflE THREE MARCELLIN MARTINEAU EXPERI- MENTING ON ICE IN MAQOO NEAR MONTREAL EM) SE 1IIESOX Premier Player of Philadelphia Athletics Bought for Record-breaking Sum of Money :hc Montreal Superior Court. Chicago, Dec. from New York says "The high water mark in baseball finance was reaches! when President Chas. A. Comiskoy, of the White Soi, anoouiieed that ho tad purchased Eddie Collins, the Athletic second baseman, conceded to ho oim .'of the greatest hall players in the world, from the Philadelphia Athletics. "The is said to involve an ex- penditure of JUO.OOll. The official: of-both dobs refused to give the ex- act terras ol tha deal, but. it is un- derstood that the sale of Collins in- involves u greater financial transac- tion than any deal ever engineered in major league baseball. According to baseball men who are welt versed on the inside works of the game, Comiskey gave for Collins and the choice oi' two play- ers out of tive which he nameii. BOWLING AT Y. M. C. A. JOHNNY KILBANE, FEATHER- WEIGHT CHAMPION, FINDS WILLING MIXER Ohio, Dec. Mandot of Now-Orleans, a lightweight, and Johnny Kllbarie of Cleveland, cham- pion featherweight, fought a 12-round here tonight. The bout was a clever one, and while no decision was given, the newspaper writers said it was even. Mandot was unmarked at the end of ths Hght. in the.first two rounds landed oftener, hut in the other ten, with tie possible exception of the eighth, Mandot landed aa often, if not oftener, than the featherweight champion. In a clinch in the Unth round Kilbane received a had cut over th's light eye, and fliis face was very bloody until tho end 'of the fight. The last two wmnds. were very tout Kllliane's swings often went wild. Tlie twelfth was rough. Both men fell to the floor several times in clinches. oUandot the fresher at the end of the bout. Not once during ths fight did Man- dot manage to land Us famous right lie tried repeatedly. AFRAID. .SAM -MIGHT .HURT >ALE-FACE SAILOR Authorities Interfere- in Langford-Pet- rotKey Go Billed for Friday San Francisco, Dec. four- round boxing Eoutbetween Sam Lang- ford and Sailor Ed. Petroskey, sched- uled for Friday night, 'was forbidden by a special decision of the supervis- ors today, on the ground that :the match would be too uneven, and misht result in serious or fatal Injury to Pet- roskey. Last 'week, the supervisors prohibited a match in which Langford to -have appeared as the princi- pal against two HOPPE ACCEPTS CHALLENGE Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. Hoppe telegraphed today that he had accepted ths challenge .of George Bios- son for, a 1000-point 'halt-line billiard game at 18.1. The "mjitch is for Jan- uary 5, ,and vJill. place here. STATEMENT CONFIRMED ltd., Dec. Al- hert Bender, former .'sUcher for the Philadelphia Athletics, has signed a twp-yeor'contract to play with the Bal- timore Federal league club, it was of- BUI BOH m CHIP 10 EVEN HE LEO BENS PROVES GOOD MATCH FOR PITTSEURG BEAR CAT fore Christmas, anil Premier Hearst, will give up the portfolio which lie now admlniBtbrs and givi- his entire j time to the duties which attach to j tho office of provincial premier. j "That these changes are conlem-1 DECIDED BY ONE PIN plated'IB already wi-'.l understood: and The Herald got awa" to a flylne 1 r.everal ambitious members of the; start In the second series of the Y..M. 'government and of tin.- legislature are CA bowline league. They defeated seeking advancement, the influence of! .of', the Royal Bank and the Uorml- ministers in the federal government tory teams last night in a three-team being sought by several of thorn. i -aatch, capturing both games and se. "The vacancy which will be occa- rurin" Tour points. Tho Dormitory :stoned by the resignation of Hon. .Mr. landed second in both games and se- .Foy is likely to be filled-by the .ID- cured two points. The Royal Bank. pointment-of Mr. T. W. McOarry of drew a blank. j Konfrew, as attorncy.gencral._ The Herald had the first, same by a VThe iiortfc'.io o: mines anil leat margin but the second clash was forests, which Premier Hearst propos- i hair-raiser, an-.', was decided by es to relinquish is most likely to go to )ne was a nip and tuck contest Mr. Gooderham. beginnlne tc end, and upon th-, j "The Speakership of the House may ast iL'il thrown lested the issue. offered_ II. Howard Fer- scores: Buchanan..... Long............ Evans............ 152 Butto Mont., Dec. Chip of Pittsburg and Leo Dens, champion middleweight ot the northwest, last night fought rounds .to a draw, af- ter one of tho hardest fights ever wit- nessed in this city. Bens earned a draw only by his superior showing in the early rounds oC the. contest. Had the contest continued several more rounds the Impression prevailed that Chip would have knocked Bens out Chip proved himself a glutton for pun- ishment, and took every punch the Butte lad had to offer. ed Chip, and although he drove Mo'w after blow with- pile-driving force, the PlttsburKer just shook his head and kept boring til. Chip had Bens on his haunches and IB distress when the gons of tile 12th round con- cluded the fight. covered rink that Leth brldjAtkatershave! ever had the.priv Hege of pstrcnlziftg'In thll oity wil be alongside of the ball agerl of the had coiwlder able trouble in getting a suitable sheet of Ice, but it now in shape and ready for the: big throng that il sure to be in attendance. There wil be a band there dispensing sweet re Trains. The management state that they will devote half the proceeds tonight to charity. This Is worthy of the at tentlon of every one. Don't miss the opening of this olty'i first covered rink. DUNDEE BEAT' RIVERS Los Angeles, Cal., Dec. Johnny Dundee, New York lightweight, gained a decision over Joe Rivers of Los Angeles last night, "in the last 20-round hout to be staged in California before the anti-prize fight law becomes effective. Foy to Resign Howard Ferguson May b- Named Speaker Montreal, Doc. Mar- lineau, 3ii years oi ugo, a well known notor cycle racer in provincial con-. tt A ti Ont.. Evening i "-jsra si. r.rgsi suson of Kemptville." JG3 107 HO 181 Sinclair Nicholson McElyea Royal Sloane., Carloy.. Stewart... RIFLE CLUB PRACTICE TONIGHT The announcement in yesterday's issue that the rifle club would urac- :tlce last night; wSB.somewhat previous. l The will be held to- 00 'night as usual hwtbe bssement of the Central school. All members are urged to attend.- 411 -187 IS2 141 127 145 143 103 402 389 AUSTRALIA LIKES BASEBALL SAM LANCFORD DRAWS THE COLvR LINE Sam Lanp'oid is going to draw t-ho color line. His battle on Thanissiv- ins day with Harry Wills m Los An- 1 geles was' his -last light with a black Reports from Australia indicate that: man. After that he will turn his at- baseball Is growing steadily In popu-: tcntion exclusively to the elimination larity. The game 'was greatly helped ol- white is, providing he by the visit of the American profes- doesn't- get a crack at Jack Johnson, sionuls last year. Ten years ago but tlie famous black..heavyweight who at two of the states of the Common- present' is supposed to he cleaning up wealth could boast teams. South A us- j au comers in ;England. tralla has Joined New South .Wales "rjese cqlored, ?crappers are tousli and Victoria, in fostering the game. nie jron commented. Langiord. 1 tl.- i n ,1- fillc IHUCIl t His Heart, His Hand, his Sword From Hie Terence O'Ronrke Series wliiHi ran tin-wish the Popular Magazine. NOT A A SERIES Hy (lie anllior of "Trey o' Hearts." Each story 2 reels in length. Each story in -itself SKK THE FIRST STORY FRIDAY Tonight at Starland ILLAR MYSTERY Only 3 More Episodes Only 3 More Episodes Tonight's Episode is by far the best yet shown STARLA Quality andpurity combine to make Black and White Scotcri Whisky the standard of excellence. D. Q. ROBLIN. BEAUTIFUL TO-NIGHT THE NIGHT HAWKS, featuring P. X. Bushman.------ 2 REELS SUPPRESSED NEWS; Drama 1 REEL IN THE.DAYS OF SLAVERY; DRAMA............... 1 REELS THE RISE OF THE JOHNSONS; COMEDY INNOCENT BUT COMING FRIDAY AND BARNES YORK IN 6 ACTS. 1 REEL 1 REEL; OF NEW in the various divisions by m into dc Same ring means, of which the players are rank- ed in skill, are carried out with en-; 'W thusiasm.' A feature, also, of the ac'! a counts of the games in-the ers of American baseball sia'ng. it IB rather curious to note that a Mistah ......._ imering tr Buenos Ayres this he ir.tcnas to I STABBED IS RECOVERING ------s to re_, Cardston, Alta., Dec. Jlc- next, MaV if ho man who. narro'n-ly. escap- nlacic cham-'6d being last Friday at Kim- .at.t-hcmacicciiam knire lntlfcted by staled rival in recover FRANCIS X. BUSHMAN I AT THE EMPRESS! "The Night Hawks" Is the. feature at the Empress for tod'av, featuring Francis X. Bushman, acknowledged- the most perfect type of motion pic- i ture lipro, and winner of the first: prize in tho popularity contest recent- i ly held in all picture houses: in the United States. "Suppressed News" and "In the Days of Slavery" are two excpptlonally strong dramas of great j heart Interest. "The Rise of ths John-; Eons" and "Innocent but Awkward" are two 'comedies that are sura to In-; terest and delisllt comedies j that havo many dilijlittully.funny sit- uations. "Mr. Barnes of New York" Is tv blA-i.a.t star featiire which will he shown on Friday .and j Saturday of this week. ralla competed against each other in ed the youngser o games between boy nines I want to quit kickin around and RO pal.lor8- thc Farmers ind between adult nines throughout, tack home to lie with my wife an composed of Messrs. Deitrich, the week. u, ac "I Hyde and Etonian, stands at the five other teams are in the league.- BuEiness in general seems to -he fairly brisk, and all the merchants are cheerful and 'satisfied. Many of the local 'boys are expect- OF CELEBRATE-D HOCK' mated that if it is made, it -would he EY PLAYER MAY FIGHT HIS-' made-in such a hope as to allow for CASE IN COURT the fullts.t possible investigation in-" j to the manner in which the anairs oi the National llbckey Association arc weiKiked officer, ag; B Brown. l Dec. most sensa- conducted. GRAND OPENING Auditorium Rink ECKST.ORM BUILDING, ATHLLTIC PARK Coverefl Rink, sheet of ice 100 x 110 ft. Nice warm dressing rooms for ladies, and gentlemen -----BAND' IN ATTENDANCE------ Whito Lino Oar at she boor. REFRESHMENT BOOTH 25c Children 15c. Season Tickets 53.00 PROCEEDS DONATED TO CHARITY. SPECTATORS FREE. HP wqs expelled bv President T.J.AlHlougiroptions were, obtained Kaiser is a fool." A Ger- Emmett Quinn, of the National Hot "men from both the Canadians and man soldier, overhearins and- under- kcv Association for the supposed of, Afanderer Clubs, Ross, it. seems, is; standing, laid a hand on his shouMer fenceToMiavng' tampered with -the accused oi dealing with the; to arrest- him. The American hurried- V H A nlaverB that ravo au .op- Wanderer men, and it is said that 1 jy explained that he did not refer to ii'rai on their' services to the prcoostd Mie consideration paid for the options the Geiman. Kaiser, but to another one dollar in each case. Auslrlan -Kaiser; where- in the letter notifying him of his '.-.The provisional.-directors oi the upon the soldier, starting off with him emulsion Mr Quinn givos tWt inew league are said to hold a few j "No, yon don t get out option of' -ippealing from his decision asrwments in the shape of op-1 that There s only one d------r to the entire Kational Hockey. Asso- 'tions; which will probably figure in Kaiser.' further proceedings. HAPPENED TO AT MAJESTIC TONIGHT J Tonight will be the last opportun- ity local theatre-goers will have or witnessing the clever company "The Players" at the Majestic Theatre, when George Broadhurat's screamins- iy tunny farce comedy "What Happen- ed to Jones" will be presented. In this, tlie greatest of aK the 'Broadhurst comedies, are to more funny situations, more genuine comedy and a greater abundance of the-essential j details -which go to maUe up a real stage success. The play is handsome- ly staged and costumed, ana" is por- trayed in an admirable manner by Mr. Theoiloro Johnson's .company. The same timely prices SAD END OF WINNIPEG MAN Chicago, III., Dec. ,7.-i-The body of Ralph Maxson Greene, a-structural en- gineer of Winnipeg, formerly connect- ed with .Manitoba university, who died of alcoholism in a cheap lodging house, is held at the county morgue for the arrival of-relatives. L Unless hey are heard from-the body .wii'i he niried in the potters' field. His last advice was: the hoozu alone. It can't be whipped. -For looze I save everything 1: had, now :hat 1 have Tiot cnything, booxc-will tako me." IIC TO-NIGHT LAST TIME HERE "the THEO. JOHNSTON WILL DEMONSTRATE "What Happened To Jones" New Scenery Tear Talented Artists. Timely Prices: 25c .President plication, or your -hair- becomes beautifully dark, thick and glossy, Sold by J. D, HlglrAotham and Co., Cosy Roller Rink T Patriotic FO, Fund Saturday Afternoon and Evening, December 12 10e Admisjion 15c extra for roller Fine Music Good Cauim Be sure and be a patron on Saturday ;