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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, DKGEMBEH 0, THE HERALD SECTION BILLY WEEKS ACCEPTS TERMS TO MEET YOUNG ROSS HERE ON DEC. 27 The Weeks-Ross mill is now a cer- tainty. The. Lethbrldge Sports and i Amusement Club' received word this morning by wire" from Biddy Tho only exception- which has been made to the original arrangement is that the date-of the go will he set back exactly one week, and Kite ken SPORT ine it is iic Wl" against at Cincinnati. Now that the watch here is a cei- iluty, excitement will bn at fever 1 ffie pound n> two win ,JO 'is out after, Mr. .hi st llow it looks It's a might? good job thai election campaign closes today. If It ran much longer it would die of lack ol breath. "Pou" in sporting circles is some MAD E (N- CAN A a II A mjUU-t-U-M-i-LLLL TOOK E BARONS TEAM WILL BOWL HERE TONIOHT tliu 15 CENTS BACH TOOKEBROS. LIMITED M'AKERS MONTREAL vnivwviwsi Tin: HiH'Giis rive- will Invade Ltjlliljri IcniKlit. Th.' lust visited LcMibrlUKc they wiw hut won ilicir hi Itarons whcis Hit1 iiowlcrs phiyrd.a reUiru matdi. A scries of three panics IH-- twuuu two uickiMl nuiii from t-adi luam will also be pluyal. which should [ii'ovo vyry cxcil- iitK rivalry is displny- Ull OVISI'V i.i.lU' I WO IcaiUS 1C very body invited to witness [lion: inaU'hoij. Tin; ytiint'S will cumnKinct1 at sevc-ti o'clock at (he nonunion Alluyp. Basketball Game rp .1 T-i ilfjj "I onTufesdayFor Championship j FALL 001 OF QKSj Iloland, but just at this time of. w Sunfield Duties Handicap Players at Swatting Stand Diamond greats wnb have played after iifter year, takin part eacli season in seventy -seven or more games at homo and twenty-two or more on other fields, say Hie fel- lows who must go and get 'era while looking Old Sol squarely in the face are bound to bo 'haudicappeu in bat- The players" who 'stand in the sun pasture, tlien have to'go to the plate immediately, are "especially, handicap- ped gauging pitched Halls. Sunfielders who hit .265 would clout twenty-five points higher each year it a ground ball in Washington, yilur U ind it hit me on the chin. It the hall lad hopped a little higher it would lave smashed my specs and blinded lie." The American league's most dim- sun fields are in the parks at Chicago. Hostoli, St. Louis, Detroit! and Philadelphia. How Sam Craw- ford playing the garden, in Detroit for ages has managed to-keep above the mark is one of the wonders or assigned to other fields veterans da- "Wlieii I first tried the sunfield in 1909 I looked like a big said Hooper. "T 'missed the first fly ball. batted ray way by twenty feet. Fred Lak, our mailager, decided I wouldut clo and D.ut ine in left field. "Later 1 mastered the sunfielU job, but uliout four :yeare ago my eyea troubled me. An oculist said I had '-both optics by looking Into the sun as the muscles -the '-glare whei to avoid -the Pwenf' after rtito' ball." 11' the would-be commissioners hud] started a hot argument over tlie rela- j live merits of Young Ross and Billy AVteks they might have pulled more than 'stecn people to their two meet ings. But that's enough about the elec- tions. This is a live sport page. Tho City Bowling League tinishes up its schedule next Tuesday night i the postponed game between 'the Oiantb and the Mercs will -be j pulled off. Until that time Secretary ITommp Evans absolutely refuses to j figure out the averages for the league, so the fans can go without the dope until then. The alley management bung nn a, couple of turkeys for the week's high] scores. The way the trnndlers wcntj utter the birds indicated a desire to "turkey out." The big game of the basketball season comes on Tuesday night next when the ''Y" and the G. X. quintet tangle in what will be the deciding mix-up of the league. These two teams have met twice before, with honors even. The grain dealers won the firat encounter with two, points to spare. The "Y" took the sec- ond name by a score of 29-27. If the "Y" wins on Tuesday, they will cop the league honors. If the G. X.'wins, they will be tie with the "Y" for first place and a play-off game will have to be ar- ranged. Incidentally the result of the game will pretty well es- tablish-the matter of precedence In picking players to represent Lethbridge in .the Southern Al- beria Basketball League which is now in process of organization. I Won Two Out of Three I'Yom i B. P. 0. E. in Bowling j League Fixture Better get Cine! to keep the national pastime. For years Mike Mitchell, sun playing was score at lonlght'iTgaine between Barons crew and the local tr.undlers. N'o chance of anyone swiping the documents eye on them. with his eagle Wilt Go on in Big Show Contracts Harvey SulnvoiUer's IJ n mini n n i jdeaneil up on the Klka in thn Bowling; I League lixuirc lasl night ai the Ilo-; Iniiniou alleys. The Dominions cnniuj "out 108 pins lu the good, taking the, !first and third games, lint dropping- the. by 38 pins. The Dominions! jwtire able to pass tho SOU mark only inj Him last Banns, while the Elks failed; to reach "ihat mark. Schweitzer and: J.Murray passed the 600 murk, Murray 'having high string with 532 and Schweitzer high single game with 'Ma. There is one more game to play in, ithe league, tho Mercs vs the which will be rolled Tuesday night, j The scores were: Dominions lilli 1SI 131 111 ___ 146 ___ 137 ___ 205 npOavoida chapped skin it is.not enough that you rinse in cold water and dry thor- oughly. It is just as important that you use a soap which, of itself, does not irritate the skin. ivory Soap being free from alkali and. all strong chemicals, cleanses without injuring even the tender skin of a child. It is so mild and pure that it leaves the skin soft, smooth and therefore in the best possi- ble condition to withstand the sharp wind and the biting frost. IVORY SOAP IT FLOATS 132 109 liC 491! 401' 447 465! 505 the sun field in Cincinnati, was a I a howling success terrific hitter-the best at driving n flate_ ims been the Reds' club. Frank Vancouver for three Billv Weeks' invasion of the middle] 'Dec. players, the Ameilcan arid National icasucs injured on the field will get their; salary in :f.ull until the expiration of C 1 bale FAMOUS in the BARONS DISTRICT Southern months and the only fight in which he has'participated to date is Urn affair with Fraak here; Either Bi'.ly wants too much money or he isn't very successful at horning in. The eastern promoters 'all prov- ed to be from Missouri. i Bil'.y isn't taking on anything where he has to give any advantage lu weight. In-.the Rolands' atter.iuu ouu. "i 'wore 'glasses for a year while not on the field, then discarded .them 1I1B ........_, My eyes haven't troubled. ;ne, how- reuirn a good .protit to the ever, the sun glasses I invented by' Fred Clarke. ueiore 1 donned them 1. had to 'take1 the first bail pitched, whether I wanted to or not, after stepping directly from the outfield to the- Plato. I could see 'era pretty wftllvln 1311. when I hit. ".My chief bother, from the old style sun glasses was'in' seeing dark-balls when they-left the bat or in throwing'. Mow I am bothered only when running iiack for liners. "There's an element of danger, too, iu wearing sun glasses. Once I sllil Picking Quintet for the Invasion of Cardston Soon The basltethallers of the citi are busj practicing for their miaslon of Cardston The date of the game has yet been set but the Caidston have been offered Thursday evening and it Is likely that will be the latter Hie date pmetice games are being held every night in propaia lion for the fris and the local aggre gallon Is quite cocky the out Shulie is another bright example of the sun fielder who could and still can swat. 'He played tlie garden for years while a cub, and now after thirteen campaigns Jn the majors is belting the apple around :30. All these players, it.is argued, would hit even better under different field conditions. EDMONTON'S GOLF .LINKS IS jweigni. in u.c PAYING UTILITY FOR for Winnipeg next Friday plight, Edmonton, Dec. golf i silly stipulated very carefully that links have toon styled must uot weigh more than invinff utiiitv" and again this y.earijss pounds ringside.. 1 J _ ____I tllo 1j The lady curlers have invited the Fernie lady 'curlers to the 'spiel here. There ivill be some spelling when the ladles get together. The I ewistown, Montana bowling team tore .-off over the other night in a telegraphic game witli Falls. They lia'd two strings city coffers, a- surplus after penditures have been ,met. There were 0543 golfers oil tho links during Che season and they paid 9B2.45 to" the city for tlie'privilege of playing- their favorite game. Eight, men's-season tickets were sold at each: two women's season tickets at each: seventy-three lockers wore all their contract, according to a form of contract adopted at a special, meeting of the national baseball com- mission, t Under the old contract club owners j were obliged to pay injured players; for only fifteen days, and at tlie end of that time could dismiss them. "However, that was not usually tho case despite the charges -of David Fultzi president of-'Hie IBasobalU Players' The greatest wheat producing locality Mherta. A district where-crops never fail. For prices and particulars call on or write: Ed. Pophaiu, the Auctioned- AT BARONS, ALBERTA MoUj or'TeWt'bah UM .each. tickets sold-and twenty-two boys' and I bowlers take notice-also. Barons. ortlie links re-'j Spokane drew only 700 paid admlk- por tha "satisfactory season re- for the first game of profession, suited. The grounds are in good con- ;ll hockey ever played there._fhe dition and the citv is well satisfied Spokane fans have yet to acciuire a rtition ami. mo Ia8te for the fast Canadian game, but there'll be as many bugs over the ice game as there arc over baseball be- COULON SALTS AWAY SOCK .fore many moons pass. The 0. H. A. officials are having Chicago, Dec. Coiilon, former bantamweight champion of the world put in the bank That was the amount" He' got the bouy check. It twenty-four, flat building which he I abolished three years ago on bought with money acciu pugilistic ring. Ho also did more real estating, such -as .hnyingj belt fans out ot Ine in the bank today., loud lount" He' got for a j'atioliah Iding which he I abolished inreo jram us" can ueagne, acquired iu tlicl coast and two years ago m AIDertu. Cqimse jlso did a little] It takes a hard jolt jar tho cent Before detail said' August Herrmann, president nati Nationals and chairman of tho commission. "Mr. Fultz has charged tluu the contracts -were unfair to players who hail been injured as he alleges iu cer- tain cases they wore not compen-i saiuii: -H-ue charge is- groundless. The-commission, I think, .has gone further than Mr. Fultz had hoped.] The new contract means that a injured, will be. paid in fulli and" the' contract can not, under any; circumstances, be terminated until it expires." I .The clause under which a player i can be dismissed after receiving ton days'' notice and the optional clause; were returned ill the new '.which! said, contained onli' milior other changes. The op- tional clause provides that' a player can be held under reserve if sent, to a'minor'league. The members of the commission, Mr I President John K 'V.BERWICK.--- %v ARROW JwniJit COLLARS curve, cat to fit id debate over a proposal to tiie National League and "ns i president B. 13. Johr.son of the .Vneri-, can Ijeagne, were in withj !l in an all-day session i. the contract were i Storm Doors AND Storm Sashes :ALL SIZES -RIGHT PRICES.. PHONE 1384. 1917 Ford Radiators and Hood Covers Radiators and Hood Covers Don't forget sell, you tires cheaper thiui any in the AGENTS FOR TIRES Squeegee Tread Co.t HARRY HOLMAN, MANAGER agreed upon. gaon look for taking- the south town squad Into camp Picking a team to lepresent tlie citj against Cardston has created a lot of taik in basKetblll circles and the committee in charge is having its hands fall The bojs who make Lethhridge quintet are being hand picked the process ination The snuad has been nar ioned down now to the follov-ing Wilt Murray Oeorge MoKillop Irish Kane L Dunaworth Bert Tailing, Roger Lund George Mclvor and Percj These are admittedly the nick of the Y G X and Knox teams of the'City League id latter has occupied, for years. On top of that-Coulon: denied re-i Did you know it Mr. Comnnsh. .movej Cmisiiler winter 19111! it is to get a skate on! There has for. three j TALKING PRO. BALL FOR at Henderson Park Lake.: SASKATCHEWAN BURGS Dec. CHICAGO GOLF CLUB BUYS TRACT t .They have been curling up iu.Cal- f__. _ o lifll IllPV Dec. "s.-Land costing gary for a week. What a. life they ni..- t .in in the frozen noi tn. ]eaguo uox re afraid of an nioiif.r Winnipeg, Dec. of the baseball club left! here, last night for Moose Jaw, Sas-; Ratoon, Kegina and Prince Albert where he hopes to interest the sports- men of the Saskatchewan cities into ec os i 1500 been purchased for Chi-; must lead up ir, cago's newest golf and1 country, cluh. Wonder it they ar s wit Cago s Iluweat feviii onu -.--t.. The tract is about four miles north of Lake Forest and covers about 150 acres. The club, which will be called for organization' purposes the Lake- woods will limit its membership to' 200." Members will b'e" admitted only by. invitation and the initiation fee will be _ vasion by the white Eskimo. Rev Dr. Thomas Bakin at Toronto denounced tho cowardice love of ease and avarice of young men who 'do nut enlist. putting' teams in the Northern Base- 'eague next summer. Moll pro-! poses an eighl-clnh league with Win-] hipeg, FargVi, Fraud Forks, at the p southert end of the circuit. lie nres that the leaswe would be a pay-j ing one if the Saskatchewan cities would enter as It-would make a com pact'circuit-at each end. MORAN SEEKS WITH CARL MORRio New York Dee 9 he has lost the chance to tackle Tied Fulton at St Paul, Frank Moran Is angling for a fuss 'with.'Carl Morris-at Kansas City Fulton cancelled his engage- ment witttV'Jfbran, saying he has a chance to meet Jess Willard in the immediate-future. Slogans Wanted! If you know one send it in. Win the El- dridge ?ewina Machine. MAXWEliL AND HASKELL TO FIQHT IN MOOSE JAW Yourig" who will likely- :mdet Anderson hers during the first week of Jan- uary, this morning received an offer from. Moose Jaw to meet Bonny who has. gained nnite.a 'reputation around Win- nipeg, In Moose Jaw -on Dec. 21st. Maxwell wired his ac- ceptance today, -and. will -return to Letlib.rmge after the match. V C. W. Hansen's Hardware 8ARON8, ALTA., FORD GARAGE 1232 THIRD AVE. S., LETHBRIDGE 24-Hour Service Caters'to Fowl Business. Let Us Demonstrate Warner Lenses Yankee Pumps Dunlop Goodyear Dominion Tiros Have You Tried Vultex? ANSWER pipes solves the p.rplwmg problem of what to give the man ash are bound to win the imagme- the oy of tr- man discriminating smokers do. ;