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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta 12, 1010. DAILY HEKATT) ___JIHIUIMIII mmu THE HEKALD'S WINTER SPORTS WILL SOON BE ON MAY TEMPT GOTCH BACK TO MAT sporticg good's for cold weather J "will. be' what you'll want Our stock is rspTetei with anything and everything J ydu'can ask for and-goods of all are Al qsality, the, best made.. f THOSE NEW PUNCHING BAGS we shcwr -would be envied by a Champion1 Says He Has Tour Under Advisement The Lethbridge Snorting Goods .Co, or a Fitzsimmons. Everything we now in.the sporting o? (superior malre and sold 'at' 'lowest j Kansas City, Mo., Dec. is j regarded as confirmation that Frank Gotch- is really -considering returning ito active life on the wrestling. mat, I is contained in a letter received by local fans here today from Emil Klank 1W2 412 Fifth. St. South j former manager of the lowan. Klank j is now in .New York. His letter Tearas ias. "Within the. next few days. Frank jGotch probably will sign .a .contract which will put ,him back in the wrestl- ing. Same, temporarily .at least. Frank JEM MACE BUMPER offered S3P.OOO for a twelve Otis Johjispn. >ho played shortstop for Jersey City, this season, may play short for t-ic :Yos-k Association next year, moving, jack Knight over f The Ring HOCKEY NEXT THURSDAY FIRST GAME IN CITY LEAGUE-MACLEODS and SPORTING GOODS John J.. Taylor, owner of the Boston j :said io be after stock in the Providence Basphaii Owners Crowtey aiid LavI5 "refusi the National League Averages Show the Leading Stars New York, .oec. Math- es-son, of New York, won more gamei than any other pitcher in the National League last season, according to the official records, made public. tonight: Three other twirlers, of Pittsburg; Cole of Chicago, and Craudall of percentages'- of victories than the Giant's star. Mathewson .won three-fourths of his contests, his wins numbering 27. Of- the pitchers who had higher averag- es of victories, Phillippi is credited" with 14 wins. However, he took pah only in five games: had 20, and Crandall 17. Cole held his opponents to a lower, average -of runs per game .than any of, i his rivals. Moore, of IT- GINGER REMiNJSCENT ito meet all coiners, but there would -Scme ine-a Wo were- not well- ac- be a clause in .tbe contract will with-the late Jem 'Mace io' use Judgment j lleved that he did not drink, also, that seleeuag opponents. Of course I did not smoke. {he would not meet either iTahmput or As matter-of fact Jem had a-great on the road, monger wine. Much of the monev However, if.-he. "signs the contract! spent was for-wine and he spent which-will to Shortly, I be- i tomorrow night. million. fHeve that be back in the BAND TOMORROW NIGHT wm be lad leam tnat 'the new band music has arrived There are men in Detroit "who knew Mace well .-while 'he engaged in. ring: encounters. Otfesrs, knew him of them -.-was -telling today of an other side in a hurry.' The R.US sian Lion never would have come to this; country if he had nofcr been sur that Gotch had announced his retire- meat. "You "will notice tiat Hacken- schmidt 'is not talking very much The surgeon asked many Mahmo.ut these-days. .He never and. among them were -some per- [will meet the Turk. Can you'beat jtaining to .the-use of tobacco and al-jthat? I am going to Humboldt, cbhdL incident that happened s.t Hack's headquarters. .-Jem, was- in training and the took surgeon, out .to camp to see the- fighter an ac- gaice for good. If he return, be- will -be played' for the first time The "very latest pieces have been obtained, such as ned ned .ctier tfle i Hockey FIRST GAME IN .Cl'jY LEAGUE THURSDAY NEXT The Turf ALL BETTING NOT IMMORAL Macleods and Sporting Goods .Willi Game Expected lieve me. Heckenschmldt will duck ,to "-Br tae ot -the "Siivpry never drink or .emphat- in. a few days and will let .you know the result of. our conference. I be- that he will sign for .the trip -on the It is .the. largest amount of money ever offered to an athlete.' Ically declared Jem. ,He started on an the evils of drink. While ie was "fully engaged on the subject j Place's trainer appealed with .filled to -He! placed .the'glass on a table next to] More .Tnan Half. Shot Mace. Jem-turned, picked up thef F- c- Mnrphy came staggering.-in- glass, and drained it. :fto-the with a ilichael surgeon -caught the oetpr of ii-j Gunn 4uor. "Why, I yer, worship, I. found, this .Veiling me you never drink liquor andjmaa outside the court yard.-drunk. He Jiere you are gulping down, more whis- key than I ever ;saw a man. di-spbse of ;ih a single swallo-w." did asked Mace. "That's I .must have, thought that it was giager News. sez his name is- G-unn, and bedad, your Honor, he's Tie magistrate frowned. he said, "your discharged." .And the report was in the papers next day. "Tnat Dreamy -Mendelss- ohn etc. Tne ice was better. Saturday .than Tne city bockey league rst game next -Thursdav plays itsf evenia Sporting Goods vs Macieods. There is every, reason to "believe tnat this season will see the best'cali- London Magistrate Gave Expression to His Views on Turf Speculation London, Dec. could not be j to sell, even if they are in bad with jthe Providence fans. execlled in strike-outs, .-while Harmon, of St. Louis, enjoys the distinction of [issuing niore passes and uncoiling j more wild "pitches .than anyone else. J The Brooklyn club -lead the National League in fielding and these nien ex? celled in their .respective H? !Scanlon' Of aniong-the pitch-, team. His best one-game .record of.! the catchers; Chance, of 'Chicago strike-outs was 16 against basemen, McKechnie, of PiS- land, when-l6..fanned. (burg, among the second .t.- A. Zimmerman, of, among the Toronto got the big slice of the rug- by championships, tuis year, including the Varsity won the senior and junior -Inter-collegiate and the Canadian, Awhile TV.-A. A. C. grabbed the senior 0. K. F. 'U.' Hamilton cap- i tured the_senior .Inter-provincial and third basemen; Doolaii, of-Philadel- phia, among the outfielders, COBB-IS POPULAR WITH CUBAN FAN! coma not oe m-ieu and i a-cleaner demonstration of the differ-; Argos the Intermediate. R. M. C., They call Him "Tte1' i ence between American and -English j Kingston, won the intermediate Inter-1 public opinion about the turf betting j collegiate and -Alerts, of Hamilton, the Arc Lionl2infl Havana Him of hockey in the history of, -Plowden than' was given this week by Alfred f ,v of the six one of the -oldest UlUCSt, ever ,ad Sood >ttaad, pracUolng .iard though not as large .as Friday race-for the cup will produce many ex-fa young man'wno had stolen and "W...4. -i evening. extujiuons. jput- it on. a norse which -lost. The band nights will be billed 'There is more- talent in town .expressed this opinion: as .soon as arrangements .can be ar- nved at with the band. s-" The Tramp "Up -said -the first tramp, "I aave hit on a scheme that guarantees! Junior F. TJ. Does more talent in town for! first class teams than hitherto; not one or those who believe that all betting transactions without distinction must of necessity be im- "On the contrarv, i believe _ _t j. A A. .1. .i, j, ,2, A j. square meal, and possibly af A. meetin: clothes at any -house I care to 'or the at'th' .do you asked the sec- ond "I" throw away my hat." run through a couple of "bushes to get my clothes orn, then go up to .the front'door ofi'J' "f1 CITY LEAGUE n s case it cer- that ifc did. The dough- little. Englishman has signed a .theatrical contract which calls for a 10-week term, in which he is to re- ceive a week. Ten thousand dollars -for 10' weeks is a pretty .jtidy .made..un- f slim for'bosicg a few rounds.- with" bi circumstances which are perfectly {gioves twice a day. Moran "is "entitled -of hockey .league are requested to have a mansion, and tell .the lady of" the House I'm" a flying man and that my I "INSURGENTS" TO "PLACE eroplane has just descended in the! oods." "y moral "and which add considerably to 'T _tie" happiness of .those who make But they must be conducted on .certain lines- and -within certain limits wrong is traceable to a common delusion- shared by the pub'lie in the country who- back; horses, sporting faith or hope that such a one I can. but from a settled convic- tion that the horse must win. other words, they bet on what they believe f to -be certainties and this belief is sad- j ly encouraged by certain people call- TEAM TN RENFREW I H -TOU and Olhers j could teach yourselves -to grasp the _, _ the Dallas -Hotel." Certificates" will be issued and important busi-. ness win be discussed. to it if-anyone is. He has h'ad no easy row to .hoe to 'his present position in the pabilistic world. Ty Cobb has been lionized city where he-played; now his faas extended to a foreign -coun- a successful boxer? itry and name. pronounced here as is at this writing on all. lips, on account of hi-s brilliant aud successful debut in Cuba. The first-time he went to the very first sent a hot drive into left field, but it was so "hard that, bouncing over Valdes' head, it- .went fence while" Tyrus' circled, the bases, reaching home just after Schaefer scored from third base. A Her ftevenge homer for the first time at bat quite an-unusual-performance. It a most becoming and convincing thing. Aside from that be mad a Young Johnson, your j his wonderful base ran-" -r 'marry Old Johnsons-Great Scott! wnat conies oc.refusin "A' despatch from New York, in the Herald Friday, gave the- intelli- gence of Hans Holmer. the great Eng- runner, going to" Edin- burgh to .represent America in the Big Powder Hall Marathon there New Year's Day. Holmer nas won the last two Marathon team races in "Gotham'' is looked upon as 'a top notcher Ottawa. Dec. -things are j is thing as a ,ai certainty in horse racing or gambling Everyone -thought it was one of j Halifax runner- drew up even again. Hans' jokes when, with his foot swath- i and by a desperate plunge, showed to ed in he hobbled put of the j the front once more, but again Hoi- j doc's 'office and cooly announced thatjmer was equal, and came back -with i he was going to ran next. day. But another spasmodic sprint. The tape! about two o'clock on the eventful af- j was almost reached, and the pair, ternoon. Holiner limped into the Wan- j staggering, -were neck and neck.. Then derers' club-house, sat down stationary in National League -circles, there is great activity among the 'In- the latest "announcement from the camp.of the players being to the effect they are just on the of placing a team, in Ren- frew, a feat that would give them a league, and control the pro- hockey situation at every- point in the National's stronghold. It has come to the surface there has I believe that thousands would save themselves from ruin.'1 IDEAL STRING OF RAOEHS been a split among the Renfrew pro- moters who .last year tossed bench- now. His performance ii will be watched with great interest by Canadians. Holmer is of the pure quill. Hans, with his team-mate Queal won the second big international Marathon at New York the other night, finished j the gruelling con-test with blood ooz- ing from his shoes, the entire bottoms of. his feet blistered, swollen 'and as as beer-steak. He'd gone that stoed 0, i rs i SM but Holmer's jaw set. "Think I'm go- j collapsing with pain and exhaustion ins to let a bee's -sting beat me out! in the arms of the officials, he Man Who Could Gather These Speed Ki.ngs Wauld Be Independently -Wealthy in a Would be the First Choice There are phantom baseball teams. of the tersely. quener side and will fight.the-O'Briens, the Iteams every other 'line of sport latter srill retaining their-franchise pyflere is" possible to select an or- Holmer was swaying as he walked Jin the National. As the Barnett consisting of the best men ,backacroas the big field .to the jtion will be with the holdouts they- will Iin- the game. Vilta all these all-alar And no one who 'SAW the'race that! dressing, rooms, and out of one of his] be in a position to place the better I select an all-star rac- for one mile championship there oozed a -trickle of i team in Creamery Town and com iing stable? Canada will forget it. Chuch Skene, But he had won the Cana-iraand- .the patronage there. Matters! If a man nad ttie claoice of of Toronto, his skin tanned to the col- or of an Indian's from his long sum- saer'B campaign on the Ontario tracks, i over a dian one-mile championship and was couldn't walk for for about naif the distance, suf- i snot-away like a hundred-yard sprinter This Holmer plucky boy. In His indomitable pluck has made in Rerfrew are expected to take'on a{ racing stables the first animal tangible form this morning. is the sure-enough his amaieur days, lering intensely. But he wouldn't quit, i at the crack of the pistol, "and at two Holmer a hard man to beat. He en- yarcfe had left ,T_he field trail. j ter6d Canadian trial Marathon ing out behind him. Wider and wider {hoping tc qualify for. the big race at the Toronto runner the Olympic games in London. Be- -widened, while Holmer with his- flat- fore the trial, he bought a new pair footed lope, led the second division, j of shoes, and when the contest came At the quarter mark. Skene .was fifty j off at Toronto, wore them for the first yards to the-good, and still it at time. For a few miles Holmer saow- the half. Holmer, his foot encased in 1 ed wonderful his feet, tor- the he would grab v.-ould probably be Uhlan. j son of Bingen and Blonde. Uhlan -jwith his mark of 1.58 3-4. which will when he was cleaning up all t-he available championship's in the east- em provinces Holmer entered for the Canadian track games, scheduled to be Leid that, year at Halifax. He train- ed for months to get into rop-noteh living all in the air. A of days "before the race, a big hornet -stung Holmer on the foot. His underpinning started to swell, atid the day before the t-aaiapiunsnip meet. Ms foot was twice the size of his run- ning shoe. It didn't look very "much like cham- pionships for Holmer. and when he thought of his months "'of hard 'train- ing, and magnificent physical condi- tions excepting the bum leg the big fellow was about heart-broken. A physician' told him a. bandage inside his tight-fitUn pumps, was going at the same steady pace. tured by the new shoes, ter. Ten 'agonizing miles he plugged, he couldn't bear the pressure of But with half-distance mark on the ground. Then he quit. passed, Skene started, slowly but sure- ly to come back. Round the grand Wanderer track he sped, but Jiis great Incidentally, Holmer is a Britisher the EASTERN HOCKEY NOTES .ton also have tn O.H.A., with James Doherty looking after the-teams. undoubtedly be lowered by the present holder next year, .would he the quali- fied, leader of the .stable. The Harvester, with his stallion re- i cord.of 2.01, would be in the string to; __ j defend his own mark and add a fow f Waterloo, Gait and Berlin will form j which The Harvester ?eems capable of i the Western division of the Ontario rmiriP- 5 Prefessional league, playing a double schedule, and the -winners will meei Union Lsague Holds Sway in Montana Farrell, of the National Commission, wired the "following J. Eck- storni .Saturday: "Montana -territory rights allotted; to Union League, gov- ern yourself -accordingly." instructions Lo Pres. i mean that the Western Canada League can- not, enter Montana, thus.kill- ing the international scheme on'foot-in Alberta. sing. A homer: a grounder where he- beat- the throw to an infield onr, and a close -decision at home when he tried, to score from first on 3 hit to right by Crawford, was some- thing big for a man who has not handled a ball in eight weeks. It ws enough to. justify the baseball enthus- iasm of a city like Havana where the fan places the local team's victory in the background when he is to decide between that victory and good base- ball on the part of the visitors. With his father-in-law Ty went to the Municipal band concert at the Par- ade, b.ut he had to leave when the crowd recognized him. Hy his home run Ty won a ?25 prize jr. i offered by a local merchant for the hit of that kind. The Georgian tickled to death with his four-base J.jhit and his prize. j Charlie Dooiey. the former i of the Montreal team, who has been I piloting TJtica in the New York State v; League is said to have received an offer from the Montreal TO i tbe Royals next season. If baseball t Dooiey goes to Montreal, Billy Clancy, j the ex-Oriole first sacker, -will >r i ter Xltica. play off. n division winners Three periods of Joan (2.04 3-4) is the best free-for-all trotter aiid the Clevehmd mare would ar tne be next in line to' The Han-ester. twenty j In the 2.oe trotting class Colorado! minutes duration win be played in- j E. (2.05 3.4) W01rfd be the stead of the thirty-minute halves.. in the National Hockey Association. T _ JisewwatJOlj. etfort at. the start was telling, and m 01 German paren- and the-players continue to hold out Kolmer. Istung out a notch, began tot Iff6' a sufficiently good Eng- Despite the owner's claims that thev slow-ly dose the The to serve ln the'Halifax garri- 'wmt'.a in slowly dose the gap. The to serve in the'Halifax garri- Vould ter -will Skene-led by twen- i 60n !or Thref' years- He did nis first give m. Cher was a case of blood poisoning, with necessity for a probe with the iance. "Dig said. Hoimer resigned- Then began the most thrilling finish ly, and sat like while a big In M as ma'd'e in his 'foot, a ty yards, -while the ed Kolmer made up th effort, a furlong from the tape, drew ,up abreast of the faat-tiring Ontario on snoMhoes Boston Billy Burke (2.06 3-4) in the 2.07. Justice Brook (2.03 1-2) in the 2.10. j In the pacing division Minor Heir r (1.58) would have the first call with the .unbeaten The Abbe (2.02 3-4) j next: Independence Boy (2.04 3-4) j looks like the .best bet in tbe 2.05 di- Baughrnan (2.06 3r money sport every-1 Ha yd en on the first day of indoor in sight, copping some of the practice. Hockey is a srowin t races in Canada before he jumped to the pros. Holmer has some bie.-.nrofes- Marathon contests. there is anybody we enjoy beating to them and it Js Lindsay. Here is us in. the junior finals! 0. O. fcJOBLlN, TORONTO CANADIAN AGENT The Chamber of Commerce stake and ihe Merchants and Mauufactur- i ers' would be top-heavy favorites with the horsemen, and in this ideal racing :U" j stable for 1911 must be found candi- dates for the two big events. Just a few weeks ago Tommy Mur- phy worked Longworth B. in 2.06 1-2 and M.urphy believes that .this side- wheeler stands the best chance of finishing in front in the commerce stakes next year. Lou McDonald is sure he has an M. M. candidate of high worth in Sue D., who trotted a mile in 2.06 1-2 at Lexington, Ky.. not so long ago. This racing stable would make any independently rich in one year. would be the greatest collection that could be-got together; SNLY for either of these Fit-Reform Overcoats. You would expect to pay at least for such elegant Overcoats big, roomy with snap and style in every line, and warmth and comfort in every thread. Ask see the ff Arctic" and "Double Breasted" UP- McKElVfE McGUIRE Sole Agentat for ;