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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 19M THE LETFIRinGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THKEE SALE OF EDDIE Mo ve n Accord With New Policy Adopted by Ath'etics' agement and lli3 American League Mogul? IT PAYS TO BE A CHAMPION Willie Ritchie and Freddie Welth Quickly r.lean Up Fortunes In round figures, Willie RItclilo re- ceived the following sump. In defence of MB title and from theatrical en- fusements during tho -0 months he ivas lightweight champion: !joe I Leach Cross............... Charlie Wliito 1'WOO Freddy Welsh i Theatrical engagements New York, Dec. Although tliu National and International leagues ANOTHER" MCCARTHY IN PUGILISTIC LIMELIGHT A New, York pajjfcr coniinunU as ftfSlOiVK: "Of nil tin- white hopes who huvo exhibited their pugilistic ability ..McCarthy really shows the most formidable of the whole corps. Jlte cut 'wins over Jim Savage-, .luck Driscoll. Ocnrfic ABlnv Torry Keller and JtatUhiK Lovinsky luivu been the gossip o[ the I'lsi-it: world for lite punt week. As far an the make- up McCarthy if; concerned, he in a chap. He shapes uij on the ntylo of Jim .Jef- fries while, in action and his best asset ifi a powerful left hand j.ab which he .freuu'ently uses on ;m opponent iiroi'der tu briiif; over his right and, pbunler blow, which is something like the one used by Willie Ritchie." vhlch tSSfttced'EdHI. tta Federals, .taker has Ml .Philadelphia Athletics' star second report. liascman, front Philadelphia to the Chicago, club anil who stated that the American league was negotiating for the purchase of the New York club liy Colonel Jacob Kiippcrl, a promi- nent brewer of this city. TO READJUST STRENGTH Close observers in Philadelphia give it as their opinion that the release of Collins by Mack was in line with .the reported policy of the Philadel- phia club to reduce expenses to a in line with the gate receipts and the general American league plan a lo readjust the strength' of various j ol Ule oest atlilctcs oiriho Sox Uther side are fighting ih. w.r. obtained the services of Collins ere- and scarce! y .11 day 100 atril a commotion among .the. mag- cording the death or Bates and managers of the -various I whose names aTe .cmiliar In athletu. major ami minor leagues. Following -circles. It is he had sign-, cricket score on record. D. "F. France includes G. R. L. Audersori, .a hurdler, and Lieut. A. E. .1. Collins, a cricketer. Anderson was twice Eng- lish amateur champion at both high eil Collins to a five-year contract, af- ter agreeing practically to give the Philadelphia ciuii a cash sum and giving Connie Mack the right to se- lect one or two players from the M'hits ..roster. From another McXfcol, the British onemile amateur champion; contracted pneumonia while in militan camp and died Notabl: Men Among the officers whose names ap- pear on the latest casualt> list are source it was reported that Comis-! Lieut. H E 1 Ippisles Crioucestershiie gave the Philadelphia cluh Regiment, also a.cricketer; Lieut. W (100 for Collins' release and agreod to S. Talland Gloucesteishire Regiment pay the same sum to the second base-1 international Rugby football player iiian in the next lire years. icapt..H. H. Kelly, champion boxer of The deal was considered an excal- Army and Navy Lieut Hugh T lent one, from an 'American league Cambridge University u standpoint since it gives the Chicago man; Lieut R E club one of the stars ol the game H. Auchinleck an S uars Hancock, Capt. D. wounded. Famous Racquet Men The list of Cambridge athletes who arc now in sefc'ice Includes Anthony F .Wilding, Kenneth Powell and 11. L. Doherty, tho famous tennis players. Thirty-four of the men who gained the Cambridge emblem in races ag- ainst Oxford on the River Thames are serving in the army. Rugby players number 28. all ot whom received; their "blues." Twenty-seven cricketers and 2C track and field athletes help to swell the list. The list includes eight tennis twelve association foot- ball stars, five boxers, and 26 repre- sentatives of numerous minor sports.' Distinctly Athletic Oils of the unique organizations is the Sportsmen's Battalion of the Roy al Fusiliers, which is now a complete infantry unit ill the regular forces. The battalion is up .to war strength, and Is remarkable "in many ways. It has colors distinct from the regiment of which 'it is a part. It was organ- ized through the efforts of a woman: Mrs. Cunliffe-Owen carried through the idea from the start, and the cost of the organization was privately borne. Every member of the battalion is an athlete or many of the members enjoy civil .distinction of some importance. It is expected that the Sportsman's Battalion will de- N'ew'York, N.Y., Dec. illness of Johnny Evers, captain of the World's champions, took a serious turn today. The physi- cians who ..have been attending 'him at a local hotel, reported that he had developed pneumonia in one lung, and was in a serious condition. Evers contracted a cold early in' the week while in attendance at the annual meeting of th.s Na- tional league board. President .Gaffney .and.Secretary Nickerson are giving the player the best of medical assistance. Terence 0? Rourke "His Heart, His Hand. His first slory of (he "O'Konrke" Series will be seen ;il Htsirlainl Tomorrow. These rcniiH'ka-Sjlc.sdd'- ies ran (liroiij-li (he Popular Magazine. They are by Hie author of "Trey with Warmi Kerrigan in the stellar role. SKK 1ST KWPvY TOMORROW Last time Tonight STARLAND If you miss this episode you miss the best of the entire serial BOWLING AT Y. M. C. A.i C. W. H. WINNERS (BROADWAY Campbell, Wilson fii'Hurncj's boivlore off with honors last night in a STAR FEATURE AT THE EMPRESS fill a weak spot in Sex. -Jihe'up" a't Federal; 'league club is preparing to wage a hitter contest for patronage during :ihc season of 1815. GREAT SECOND BASEMAN In Collins the Chicago Americans obtain one- ol the ..greatest second basemen that ever played at .the .middle bag. He is 27 years old and js a graduate of Columbia university, where he received his early haseball Education. Since he became a regular, on tho 'Athletics'he was easily the ,stac of famous in- lield. He is one of the quickest wit- fled men on the .ball field and this combined- with his wonderful skill as a-iielder, runner and hatter has made Mm a .king of the diamond. He.has led the American league as a hasc- innner .-and always, has been well up in batting and as a getter. His. id Gapt. S. -F. A.' velop into a firstclass fighting force CURLERS GETTING BUSY Members of the local, curling club -have the nucleus this year for the best season of the history of the association. Excellent ice has been afforded'two weeks ahead.-lot any other season and it is reasonable believe that winter weather is here to stay until it has mm-- its usual course. Four sheets of as good ice as has ever been played upon at, the rink will be in shape for the curlers to- night. Two sheets r-cre played upon hist night, while the other two sheets were being slicked up Jack Reid's rinks defeated Dr: W. H. Marrs. and Clarke's rinks defeated Nelson's rink. The latter game was ....exciting, the rinks being tied lip three times. The final score was 10 to 7. The skips of the various rinks 'lor the locar corn petition are urged :'co get in trim immediately. The tive committee are anxious to See the rinks in action in this competi- tion not later than next week. Get busy everybody, I This is .Lethbridge's year for the Crow's Nest Pass Association boh1 spiel. It is expected that the 'spiel will be held in February, probably the first part of the month. The association is seekitig to add to its membership roll. If you pie a curler or VmiM like 'to be cne com municate with the secretary, John Mamock. Green curlers are very wefc come to join. On Friday and Saturday the Em- e match of two games, defeating; press is showing "Mr. Barnes of New the Directors'and; Ridoath's: a Broadway star feature, in path's team had .a handicap of 25 pius six parts. This story is a beautiful j per-gitine over their adversaries, and and absorbingly interesting picture, j divided second place honors with ilia original and'irresistible, scintillating j with brightness and Mr. Barnes, a wealthy New Yorker, is I travelling iu Europe, and. visits tue estate of .Count JIusso Danella in Cor- Directors. C'., XV. H. team, as a re suit of the match, .counts four points; and the other teams a point apiece. Tbe scores Hidpath. 1011 10 Friday anrt Hatiirchiy Mr. Barnes, of New York The BroaUwaj- Star Feature In Six Highly Dramatic Distinctly a, story of ths world old Maurice, Costello as Mr. Barnes. Two Dollars' worth o? cnow'for 15 cents. C ButlPl 13." Butler McArthur Stafford Jacbsori 1011 1' lOh 78 13S SS 9-1 99 I sica. This visit leads up to adveu I tures and sensations that keep Mr. Barnes busy. The story is told in such a'.way that a child can under- stand ,and the theme without an' difficulty. This is nurely a .story of love; beautifully -told- and', acted' by artists of world-wire reputation. Mau- rice Costello plays Mr. Barnes and tile rest of the. cast are equally us well known, i C., W. Home. MfcJlvenn. Crawford 130 109 16S 'HIS HEART, HIS HAND, HIE SWORD" AT-STARLAND FRIDAY Can imagine greater in the way of a treat than a series 363 written by Louis- .-Joseph Vance 93 lautlior at "The .Trey o' Hearts" serial i I and produced under the direction of 423 Jacques Jaccard, J Kei Games Tonight rigaii iu the title role, supported' uy a A team of have enter- 1 oast such wellknown stars as Vera ed the league and will boirt in place Sisson, George Peiiolat and M B Rob of Knos tonight In their games with Ridpatli.'s and the Herald BRANK PATRICK. IS HURT. IN COLLISION. WITH MICKY McKAY Vancouver Hockey Team Opens Coast League Games at Portland WARM FOOTWEAR COLD WEATHER And Good Curling The Roaring Game is now in full swing. Get your feet protected and enjoy a good game SKATING BOOTS For Men, Women and Children in the Lightning Hitch Patent This patent is the most popular and easiest adjusted. We fasten skates on c B.C..- Dec. coaching the Vancouvers in. their final workout, yesterday, Frank Patrick, manager of the Terminal city pros was bumped hy Mickey MacKay, and the latter's, stick catching the local manager under the left eye, opened a nasty cut, which required four stitch es to close. The Vancouvers left last night for 'where they will open the season tomorrow. CUP COMPETITIONS WILL BE CONTINUED Dec. footba1.! asso- ciation decided to proceed with the annual 'cpp competitions both amateur and piofessional dunnj, tho coming seison and this in spite of the allegations made ia some quar- ters recently that the playing of foot- ball had interfered with recruiting. W. J, Nelson Co. Sherlock Building 620 3rd Ave. Sooth MOHA'S PURSE IS FORFEITED Wis., Dec. Moha, -Milwaukee's hard luck fighter, is back from Hudson, Wis.. with a tale of -haying ueeu robbed of his end of tbe.-purs'ti in the Mike .Gibbous battle, of the four claimed against him.'.Moha says he was even refused a ft" railroad'ticket home, "and will ap- peal ,to the State boxing commission to give him'Jiis money. Under the commission riiies, if a fighter deliber ately. fouls' an his. end of the -purse forfeited .to, the sion, and the promoters pay training jmd other-expenses. bins? And here, is another, thing while Terence O'Rou'rke will appear in a twenty odd adventures, in 'many of which the same characters will appear, the series is un'iike any- thing that has ever-gone before, in thai each installment "-is' a'complete story in itself, and docs not require Handel's" ONE OF THE GREATEST, MASTERPIECES.sBY WESLEY CHURCH CHOIR Augmented to Voices Tuesday, December 15th Popular ami 25 Tickets on sale at Red Cross Drug Store and Members of Choir. FEDS SIGN FINNERAN- Chicago 111 Dec S Gil more, president ot the Pedeial league, 1BBOTSON IS CHAMPION Montreal, Que., Dec. the final match for tbe -championship of Can. ada'at English .bfiliardSi Arnold Ibhot- that you tee the otheis to appreciate anrounccd last night that Umpire Fin son won tlie title from Ernest Leigh. neran of the International league, has 1000 to 2S54 Leigh has held the title been signed 10 olficiate for the FVd [foi seAeral years Both aro Montreal erals jear men _____________________ it. Bach release is -a-complete story A young heart-yearuihg for adven- ture; it comes and with it all woven into a storj; .with that viv iduess of telling which-has made the name of Louis JosepU Vance famous in every English-speaking country And for the character of our adven- turer, O'Hourke, fearless, dashing gal- lant, humorous, with a great heart and noble ideals, up better type than Mr. Kerrigan, could'.have been chasen. His personality, wonderful physique and his ability as an actor all to make him the'ideal man for the role. See ibis initial play; .en-Joy it. gem of a short story with the grip af-1 forded only the powerful plaj 8HUGRUE AND WHITE The ihowinq of Young" Joe Shugrua Welsh re Uy has been the meant of putting grue' a commanding position, Ntw York match makers have arrang for a bout betwetn Shugrue and Charlie White at Madison Square Garden for 23 nisiHearti His Hand, His Sword, Jhe first stor> of this remarVable "pr ies will be seen nt Starlard tomoiron JACK COOMBS RELEASED Coombs has been given an-uacbndlticmal release from tbp Phi) idelphia Afhtetfc's Coombs' heist as a pitchei sflb over Ho his not blsen of an} account since he Mas laid up with Uphold and a hack t WEAK ANKLES EH? You Worry! GET A PAIR. OF Steel Unkie Supports AT MAC'S Agent for the 'Famous AUTDMBBHE Made in Canada LET US SHARPEN YOUR SKATES. -WE SKATE OUR- SELVES SO i WE KNOW WHAT YOU WANT. Practice Bttttf than Thoory. B, L MBcDSILfl Indian Motor Cycle Agent Phone 1032 418 5th St. S. SK ATIN G TQi NIGHT The People's Skating Rink' OPPOSITE CITY FIRE HALL. THERE WILL BE A MERRY ice is in good dition and the Citliens' Band will be there to play special selectiona for the occasion? Cosy Roller Rink Handed over to the For Patriotic Fund c' Saturday Afternoon and Evening, December 12 10c Admiuion 15c extra for roller Fine Music Good Cause Be sure and be a patron on Saturday ;