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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Deceinbcr 14.1910. THE teE HEKATJi HE HERALD'S WINTER SPORTS WiLi. BE. ON OHN L. SULLIVAN CHICAGO VISITOR PAT POWERS IS OUSTED Eastern League Head For 18 and sporting goods .for cold -weather will be what you'll want. Our stock is replete with anything and everything you can. ask for and goods of all kinds are Al quality, the best raade. THOSE NEW PUNCH ING BAGS be envied by a Corbett j at or a FitasiJnmons. Everything we now i show in the sporting goods line is superior make and sold prices. Lethbridge a Sporting Goods Co. phone 1032 Football International .Soccer Champions ceived .Cup and Medals Last Night .Dec- was. a merry I Assembly of soccer enthusiasts that; .gathered last night in the Labor hall-; Mew .York, Dec. tiastern League of Profession- al Baseball clubs met ic an- nual session today at Hotel victoria, ousted "Pat" Pow- ers o? Jersey City from the 412 Fifth St. South presidency, which he had held jif- lor IS years, and elected Ed- -----------------------j.f- wart! G. Barrow. Toronto, recently msnager of the Mont- real club. The session was attended "and closely watched by xhe oiub owners or the two major leagues. TJie national agree- ment expires next season and there is expectipn that the Eastern, now in a prosperous condition, will demand rccogb nition as-a; major league. -vV Hockey Breezy Briefs WARM WEATHER Vancouver, However, tbiuk the play-off should take place at the Gladiator of Ring Takes Hard Rap at the. Jeffries-Johnson, Fight Chicago, Dec. That old gladia- tor and landmark of the prize ring-, John L. Sullivan, blew into Chicago being pretty central for both j Wolgast has a broken arm, and Jack Johnson a wrecked nervous system, Vancouver and maritime teams I! Wili Prohibit Hockey Gime'Tamorrow would indieaie j Tnas its dangers whether taken in the Evenmg if ,t Continues i ring or in an automobile. The moderate, weather of late has coast ;but just in passing it would j the other day. to fill a theatrical en- seem Winnipeg more' central j gagemeutV -Sullivan "was accompanied s of less-than a-yeah who i was a sweetheart of boyhood days. He talked. freely of the fight situation 1 while his room at the Con- ress hotel and pulled on a finely -THE CALGARY MAPLE LEAFS _; I- RJ' At feast a couple of hours Before Iswer has come from the bftao ioc.ey M i r JV> ii ,2, A '.T" tomorrow evening in the city league. is a .good foundation of ice and i himself: "back to the farm.' You .would hardly consider it a snap to get out on an Ottawa, Montreal- or j i Renfrew link, take a be I colored meerschaum pipe. The. an- i knocked senseless as many a visiting i John Lv is'.convinced that fighting Teat mixer {fireman has. Most of these games j is jn this country, and said the y it can be resurrected is to {is expected to stand the gat'f all for a j few measly thousands, while the gen- A WINNIPEG VIEW itVwlU take a- Chinook winds j AThat does ?at Powers want with a it. so 33.to Necessitate a gen-rlead mine in lreland 's'lien ie's a eral renooding, nut just at present a I mine in New York- Cycle i slight .flooding weather j Marathons, etc., bring so much money j sheet of ice Qe hardly spare the time to go to the bank to cash hi-s little yearly check from' the Eastern league. ial promoters back a dray up to the have some. strong young fellow of 22 or 23 years of age come along, wrest Amateur Question Tonight. The city leagne wm hold another j meeting tonight to consider the crues- for .the lirst annual smoker and con- Of Raising the Price cf AdmUsion foriUon of Amateurism: A reply is ex- cert of the Maple Leaf Football club, j W. ,C. T. Games Uected from the secretaiy of the A. handsome silver cup and appro-! medals were presented" to the j Maple Leaf team by Dr. i (Winnpeg Free Press) At the meeting -of-the Winnipeg! MacRae, and an excellent musical pro- j Basetell c'mb held recently, the sug-j gram TTSS furnished, which was- an ad- j Wflfl bv tbe directors i A. A. A., which will clear up the sit- .j nation. PINCHE'R CREEK. JUNIORS do2 mirable combination of .the comic and j Sandy. Maclean, with j The Junior Canadian Rugby finals are off, as the OJLF.U. championship won't likely be decided before Christ- mas. That would put Rugby in com- petition with hockey, and would be un- i fair to a sport -that has some difficulty living in a -season .that is all its own: bank next morning, and unload the j the title from Jack Johnson, and then [evening's dough, fight. on the square "while he is in "f [possession of the championship. Sul- Can't something be. done to stop this .that crooked fighting awful war between players and man-Thas killed the game in America and agers in the east? If the money spent j that no fair minded person can blame on press despatches could only be do- j the authorities -for putting a stop to it. nated to the players the salary limit would .be a dead issue. But as is pries of. admission next sea- son 'be' raised from twenty-five cents j 1 to-fifty cents. "There was; bound to 0 ..._ _ (J Wlth Geprfle McDonald as Manager. I Vancouver favors the idea of a Do- smile, and s. broad Old country bro-ibe forthcoining. and "here is gue, presided and repeatedly empha- what a rapid 'fan. has to say: sized to his enthusiastic subjects "his noticed in the Free Press the "other capacity, as and urged 7 that- vhe -cJ of ball played in them to. "give the singer a guid and. j the Western. Canada league was too 'respectable ;hearinV" It was a hard T good '..for the twenty-five cent admis- :ob that. Sandy had. and his bound- [sion, It 5s ''laugh, in- fact it is -B-orse Fincher Creek, Dec. any jun- J minion play-oif'for' the English Rugby 'ior hockey players think they can get j Championship of Canada, having had up a better business proposition thiinjthe matter brought to'their attention rhe Pincher Creek club., they want Secretary Pinkerton. of f'the get busy.' A reorganisation meeting j British Amateur of Man- held recently ana it prot-ed a sno- cesstul one from the'word go, the at- nuinberirig 31. George Jfo- patience aad good humor were' than that; why. the idea, of'such a lionalcl was appointed manager of the pat to a .severe test.. Tiine and again, thing'is beyond'one who has -witness-l eiiib ror the season, and when the English the- genial chairman raised his hand 6d baseball as played in the Eastern tajses' anrthing in hand it'-spells siuvlmost exclusively, i itoba, here. code has made here in the cauple of years the union has been organized, in the maritime pro- games is played al- Crooks Should be Barred they serve a purpose, for they tend to ifla my the persons who pull show the epbple at this end of the J of tnese crooked deals in this coun- hockey 'world how lucky they are to j 'whether it be in fight, have a plenteous supply'of good 0. H. turf> baseball. else, should A. hockey. For hocney played for the love of it on the ice is far more satis- fying than the kind that is played in the newspapers for hard cash. be dealt with just as France, and they are in j said John L. "Over, there, when the crooks are caught they are forbidden to mis any j further in sports, and I -think such a v T .j exist in this country. In comparing the relative merits of I can name over a hundred the old United States football and the J crooked fights in .which the public has i-t will be interesting to watch'the-jdevelopment of the number been ,'ileeced, including the last big we had in this country. I mean of nemplayers and the increase in tas the fiasco at Reno'between Johnson number of players who take pare in -.he game. In rae past there has been .the big team uud The aspirait-s fur places on it. As ills game league and American Association for cents: and to think, that this -litde- cwo by -four league vroald have In' an- at-StuQe' ol sportsmanlike bene- diction to stem the tide of an Imploring "Gentlemen, order iffld attenslnin .Ur, MacRae was given a royal re- ception, and before presenting the me- dals'and trophy had to wait for "He's from that -they mean that a.''Jolly Good Fellow'' .to be sung times, Interested in Soccer and Jeffries. -It was the biggest farce I" ever- saw- or heard of in the history of the prize Jeffries never want- ed to fight the negro, and he was' so Gifts For Young Men Safety to Cigarette Case, guu metal or sterling to .C.uff Links, 10k and 14k gold, to Same, diamond to Tie Pins, solid -gold, set with pearls, emeralds, amythests, to Plain or Stone Set Lockets, to Same, solid to Set of Vest to Card Cases, Bill 'Books, in. to Military Brashes, 'in sterling and silver Fobs, black silk ribbon, sold or gold filled to Shaving Hug, silver to .Tobacco to El P i fl Fwpnt rULPul L JEWELER OLIVER BLK. ROUND ST. __ _ _t. _________ .in. Montreal there similar ro our Canadian game, it is I scared when he cradled into the. ring cess frpm the go in. Eor .ihree years j are a couple of teams, while at .the Pa- 1 quite faif'to conclude that the results ihat a third. or. fourth .rater would previous to 1910 he ha'-d the 'satisfac- rwm of managing tbe juniors, -when coast the old country game rules 1 will be similar. ser- is' fester than the Eastern and so 'on, j Howard ;In.making his presentation, speech emphasized the need of keeping young Britons interested in soccer, in order to keep the cham- pionship of Canada -in Calgary. The medals and cups were given by and is in the same class as the leagues; wake some of those -f up before they get run over with a h'earse. It was too good for twenty- five cents at the first of the year I guess, when.' anything catch a ptoce with.', the Maroons, and while s as secretary- Crabbe and Jos. Thornley wfll be the manag- ing committee. It was decided at the meeting that the colors of the club win remain the same as last red, "white and black. The skating rink has been opened they were setting thumped :by teams !nere and hockejr 5ractlce is ot fre- thax_wonld-hardlv last in a good occurrence. The moderate ten, McLaod Brothers, whom ihe speaker (amateur it was pretty .good perature oi the past. few days has tie fag Qt year improved the condition of the left. all agree. The seats out'here are not] Arrangements are being, made to lit to put any respectable person on. i induce the Taber hockey team to play characterized as_ "hardy Scotchmen of excellent who have done much Tor soccer in Calgary." Three resound- ing cheers were ijiven McLeod Broth- ers. Those Receiving. Medals Those to receive medals w-ere Capt. Even Bi-andon has better seating ac-ia same here on Christmas Day. commpdation .than we have here. am not kicking at the idea of -DUMFOUNDED cents to-see as "Williams, F. Rackham, -Jlarr, .'Lithe good old half I have shot REVIVAL OF AMATEUR HOCKEY IN CANADA The advent of cold weather has J none of those that intend to. stay in turned the attention of people with j the game will take a chance on" the sporting proclivities to the good .Can-j excessive salaries that have been paid 1UBUC woriu loaa adian game of hockey, and players in previous years. The Ot- j JohnsOD but time .until the middle of. March we will tawa-Montreal League has made a tjlrn the revel in the doings-" of the puck-chas- 000 per season salary limit, which have handed him the same dose as Johnson did. Jeffries was not knock- ed out, but he-simply quit, and all the j stories .which have been printed to I the effect-that he was doped are erron eous. in my mind, Jeffries never was a game and saw a number of his fights. Why, my wiTe saw the pic- tures of that fight, and she said looked like a hugging match or the be- ginning of a waltz. No Superior of Negro "We have known, to the pugilistic world today who can beat give us a man Since he beat j Tommy Sums for the championship in ers. means S500 each for 10 players, and Australia j am fimly This season promises a grand the firm attitude of the clubs vival-of the amateur-game in all parts concerned, it is up to the players to and also in curtail- either take it or get none at all. The ment of the professional game-in. an attempt -to put it on a business basis ders and B. D-eakin, j here; gopd-niglit.'r BY OWNER'S-FIRM STAND .t. Dec. .IS.-Bmce -5iewart. cities an. Canada the paid players have the call, uz., earns Galore get more downright wear and comfort out of a Prussian n Overcoat than you ever thought you could get for 1 8. stick by -the N. H. A. on 'the salary When asked what th'e insurgents purposed doing he said "Weil. I guess there is nothing left to do but form a new He stated The new organization, if it materialized be made ,up of Ottawa, Brock- ville. the Wanderer holdouts and a clubs have the upper hand, as there is no place else for the players to go. Unsuccessful in small Places For several years an unsuccessful effort has been made to conduct pro- fessional hockey, In small centres like Berlin, Brantford, Gait, and Waterloo.. minimum, bnt despite the cheap sal- team to be formed in Montreal, by j ciuag Of all winter sports. Xewsy Lalonde, Jack Laviolette and the French-Canadian players. .-The.amateurs, of their jHera 'traTeiling expen3es were at immense territory, land their great' wealth of are most" .con- spicuous in the public eye. and the various leagues from coast to- coast j evidently give every indication of having ai great winter of fun and enjoyment out of this most exhilarating and ex-j Johnson is on the level, but I know he was not before.' It was unfortunate for Jack that he was handled by per- who would tell him to let his opponents stay' so. long or he would not get anything. At that time things were not breaking the best for John- son and he had to abide by their de- mands" in order to live. Tnis I know MACK MEN WIN IN CUBA Havana, Dec, Philadelphia, American league team defeated thp Havana ball team today, 5 to 4. Tht> game lasted ten innings. Athletics SKATJNG BODY FORMED- Old Eastern Amateur Skatmg ciation is Canned New York, Dec, instruc- tions from -the International Skating Union, representatives of all leading skating clubs in the States met at St. Nicholas rink here and -organised the Eastern Skating Association -with the following officers: president. Cornelius Fellowes, St. Nicholas, S.C.; vice president, David Slayback, Ver- Is true, tat I think Johnson will be on oaa Lake s_a-. secretary the level as long as he is independent. independent "I was sorry to see Battling Nelson artes, p ervreek and less, the game j lose to Owen lloran for I believe the Battler was one of the gamest boys ihat ever .stepped into the lie introductiou of tlie simply is an example of a fighter ada and the Charles Chairman of committee, Fred Tucker, Saratoga, S- C. The action of the International Un- ion. which controls the sport in Caa- stat j iry limit for the 4-club J whose vitality'had left left him and j away the of old EaatflTn isting of Trenton, Picion. he did not have the physical energy Amateur Skating Association was en- ince for the regulations and control Dr. Dave Baird, who promised finan- the game, b.ut each city and town cial assistance to the hold-out players' in the event of the formation of a new league, stated this morning the suc- i group, consisting onij ;port jjopef and Belleville, of which j to carry out what the mind ordered, are there organizations in each prov-j Norman E_ Irving is also Uie pro.i The heart was there, but tbe strength organizer. These towns are of sufficient size to support protessicn- and village has its particular leagues aj anr Mndt but if there are and teams where the foundation is lavd gome people piling to cess of the venture depended entirely! on the people at rhe Montreal end. ''ij am -waiiing to hear what the plavers Je m the for a good hockey education. Progressing in the States fts taken a strong hold Both single and double breasted new and exclusive patterns, with the tone and elegance that Fit- Reform designers alone can give to a garment. down there are doing, and if they have ardflcjal ifie rinks sign on with their old club, of course..j s_ Z j wouldn't, go in with Brockville, Cobalt [and Haileybury as such a league j could'not possibly last long." The general opinion among the hockey sharps is tbe Ottawas and X. ,K. A. the sad experience S with the professional players, the other cities are endeavor- take the chance of financing teams of I the kind mentioned then it is nobody's business out. their own if they should lose their money. One winter's exper- ience will probably suffice. j There can be no objection to pro-] fessional hockey conducted nn a j ness-like basis in large centres of pop- j ulation, wliere the facilities and the I people are aA'ailable, Some day when j had flown. This period is sure to come in every man who takes part in any kind of sport-and am sorry Nel- son flid not quit the game when he lost his title to1 WoJgast." JACK JOHNSON AN INVENTOR dorsed. ing to-msintain the amateur standard, j Toronto gets that new rink, of which; and so far as they can determine are j so much has been said, a professional j team could be emered with Ottawa! have siipped over a their best to keep the game I clean, though it. is a very difficult task the large centres where hockey is one -on the o, a. comparatively new- Blue Lookout for Players Things appeared to be breaking just! The Hard Lot of the pros ii for the meu who declined to ac-; Just at present we in Canada ure :.ept a, salary cut, in fact everything confronted daily with the evidence lookea so rosy ihe players commenced that it is almost impossible to make .dictating who would and who would professional hockey pay its way, even' will have another big season. This or-i trick. j not play with the Gttwa when j in the most rabid -centres. Ottawa, the the-settlement came around. One play i supposed hot-bed of hockey profession- j er remarked In the local combine thatjalism, maintains that the club cannot J rhe club would have to take all the get out of debt despite rhe best effort or none. Iu one nicht. how- of the club "management. Tn" Montreal the Shamrocks lost so much money McKELViE McGUIRE Agents for ever, the situation has completely al- tered and. the Ottawa club now inti-! they threw up their hands, and the mates it will not, do business with any [game, in disgust. The mining coun- of the old players. It is also report- j try towns quit before the season clos- eel Hainby Shore iw- on his own hook ed 'last year, owing more than they -with the hold-olua ,and that i could pay. with a million- the OttawRg are- already dickering ai re will ha.ng.pn as long: as the i bank roll is open for depletion, but him., Has Somsthino to ''.Donkey Hodcarriers" Chicago, Dec. no longer r Jack Johnson, champion heavy t pugilist of the world. Johnson j s invented a hydraulic lift or der- j j and Montreal, and might be able knowu to those of a mechanical pay its way. It stands to reason. turn of mind as a For pow- tho.ugh, Ihat in the little places it is j er The device bach the boards an impossibility to. make the thing a! the same previous- 3y placed on the iDarxet. Water. steam, electricity or anything else success. Back to Amateurism in West The Ontario Hockey Association will run the thing, and for farm work j the time-worn wind-mill will turn the i is 21 years old, and as lus-! One of the noteworthy features of ty and healthy aa a young man ar-i the scheme is the brake, which cou-. riving at maturity, it covers the larg- i of a large metal disc, which re-' cst territory of any winter organiza- j voives with the drum of the machine! tion, and provides enjoyment not only i proper. Against this disc are faced lor thousands of players, but also for i small flat metal pieces covered with the thousands .upon thousands of peo- rieathor. A slight turn -of a handle pie .who patronize the games. The i works the leather-faced contrivance executive is composed oC prominent men from all parts of the province, and it closes on the disc, getting a vise-like grip. -It is something far out all alive to the needs-and require-1 of the ordinary. Johnson also claims ments of such a prosperous and sports be soon-will have an Invention maul ike institution. sUntie the auto world. SPEY ROYAL Pure Malt the World'' VO J. II.LIL V and Excellence. The whiskey to drink for health's sake. Price per qrt. bottle S1.75 Case of 12 Qts. S1850 Sold By C. Pagnnelo intlo. 543 J ;