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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THK LETinWWOR DAILY Friday, J. f ESTERN CANADA I4AGUE MEETING AT: MOOSE JAW Baseball Magnates Have Galaxy of Import- ant Questions to Decide I' .Called Here Materialize, BIGGEST- LITTLE MAN IN; THE RING VTbe multitude .at baseball fa us Tiliicd to "gather at "Wallace's cigar store last .evening for-the purpose of initiating u' hove a pro- fessional .ball team here year was conspicuously absp'iu. view of the mealing uv iho oil Uieir right in the tenants It is qnlio likely that the loasue will crortlt It- self nil monies coming to them, thus the organization In shape financially for the cumins year. President Eckstorm will have insuy dlfft'riMit plans to lay hofore the of control for the furthering of erh Canada' League at Moose .law -co-' the in 'he west next yen-. Ac jubrrbw it -uohooveri Lethbrldge fcive the league definite assurancn that we were desirious of entering: a team. 'Otherwise the league' may Well consider Letliliridge oui of it. enough put in an appearance nisht1 '-lo even consider the Men ot Lethbridge entering a team in the Hundreds say they aro crazy to the constitution1 Winnipeg and Hrundon franchises belong to (ho league hy forfeit. while Keglmi is aaino' bout from its fizzle, of two years ago. What will be done with those valuable franchises is 'he bin tiuestion to bs decided. The pre- sident said today -hat be hud receiv- ed a letter-from .Jcs. P. Conn, the 1b professional b-all here again, j Spoknno when it comes to doing: business toward that end they are null autl void. Of course the time, of the year IB bad for the movement, but it .is necessary nevertheless; other places Vre in Hue kut Lethbridge on. League Meeting Jaw the- fate ht the Western Canada League will toe decided upon at the annual meet- ing of t-he. -moguls of -tbe premier Blrort inBti'tirfion of Western Canada. President C. .1. Kcfcstorm. who for years has.been the spirit of the ieagne, left this afternoon for tile place arhied with nil which will gul. stating that Henry Spoianian. well known in baseball circles at the coasv, Is desirous of placing a leani in the league, and he would -back Speisinau in any venture cf -this sort, guaranteeing to keep within the salary limit set by the league. Ac- cording to Mr. Ecksionn this offer may .be ami t.iie Regiua given to him for the follow- ing year, if the Regiria people are anxious to get. tack iir-'o the league with Rood backing. At any rate the off or will be placed before the board o" control, and their action in the nuiv'ter will 'decide whether U'estsm Canada, will have a six or reports .ou rest the decisions be m-ade tomor- i an eigb- ciub league for 5fil2, Tbo' fs a very I The territory of the league (iocuirientl biu1 ,U a juuch more s'atisfiiclcry 'affair, than that of the inasniucli as it shows thai tho four.clubs thrpugh the year with 'their'Lees .in- by the Xutional CommisBion solely to the Western Canada Lca.cue fud if depends altogether on tjic league magnates what action wifl be pursued Winnipeg and Bran- DOOBT JOHNSON NO LONGER NOW FRIENDS AT LAST TAKE OECLAR- ATION FOR THE STATES AVetftblufe .dose 10 ilcclurtnff Uwtju; jvlll riKht..iLgahi. -lack ichknipluii .of. world', jim-'America him oblirVi'd. Ml- fo rot git 'wigftgyinehiki where hlw wife is seriously ill with' Johnson" declared, tutu would n i-vfr in thu south ami devote tho remainder of Mine to ft. This U tho flrsi report uf John- son's retirement which Is tukun tier- loudly, ami -Hit I'litimpUm'H admiri'i's arc everywhere ilenuuidiiij; an oxplan- atjou of is leaving "the I "without putting up a light for his titJe. Hugh Mv'JiHofli succeedB In to tho-big negro to- Australia for 11 front with Sum ford or Jim''.Flynn, it is 'thought .loK'usnti has donned Uie for the IftEt. time. Big Christmas Starting Saturday, December 16 Empire Saloon Next door to Morriii Theatre, Round St. All good birrfi Enter your name now GIVES OPINION CLAIMS WESTERN CANADA .LEA- GUE SHOULD NOT FIETAIN'-. EASTERN Toil Sullivan writes in "Snorllng "I sc'i: iiiero 'the. national liuttiil vc Western Canada League rights over Winnipeg, the oHy. I hut fell by ho wiiyiiid'.: lust year Leu dayn before1 Tint completion of the schedule of that naddt-d 'lo IU'' wliat etl Eomcthiiis over above ibe siven up a sized lunijt or rjiflrantcc. Winnipeg and Brandon finf.niinii.niou iho nfr'ar In have or coming to them, but -as they forfei-- "ciish" liccompanies the offer to buy them. However, tomorrow, will teil .the tale. ;Etsl lililc man in Ihp rinjt AY.V.S was a fighter. Jnlvnay i IILS and lie wili it'll us ;i Kchnolhdy lie delighted .lalimiy says bna a chninpion it imgil- L'ondtiCH'ii on verbal lines. BASEBALL BUG PROPER Nc_w York, Congressman .Waqts Game Ruled 'by Nation' WILLIE RITCHIE NOW WITH EMIL THIERY Vransicso, York, Dec. Bailing aver- (Ritchie., who' snmii and other technical ixatius baseball are us ,impoj''ar r 'by rq'unds Dec. into the pugllis- figlitin to a standstill par; of the records, of the- IJriitfid'jLbs Thanksgivins States as a crop report, if Congress- Champion Ad. .Wol- uian Daniel A. Driscoll, Xew York.-jg'aBU lok- todar 'to join PaeWey Mc- inviti'il tin- fiieiiiy in ilun wilb !mn, .Iniinny light -it uiiv UiL- right, IIP. did. loluiny (.'o''s, fatlu-r, who afler- wanJs ir.aaagt'r, but; who ths aso, learned ijjt pi__ WLIS indulging, certainly won't play this wiirter." I 1 lp ith has fully regiiineti con- 6ri9K UOBS aud its reeling well, though ib Ho remembers cross ing the street in front of upstanding s roet car, but after ithat his memory s a blank ami he was astounded a its da -s ago when told that he had tt in the hospital about a month. n a nir: Uit- sic ri'MMird t0 ;i WIT pair of in, llnis itf'the lie ics with which lit-has jHinclu-ii his way sav; iliat thr kid was madr nf the Uj.ih: plr.c? wlit'iv he is st'isft wliicli chnmpions The ?.j bail t a 111 weigh i cltanipiftn of ihr npxt stt-p a mailer of instnu-- ALBERTA HOCKEY LEAGUE TROUBLES BOTHERSOME HOCKEY'; DOCU- MENT WILL FIGURE IN RED DEER MEETING "T-htfrc are no liner men in couiury than Uiosu people ojiorfliilng clubs In the Western Canada League. .purttculitr Hpent t.hotis ands of dollars in the iart two years in bringing player" from all sections of the United Suites to build up a 'prac-.lcally eliminate Me said that the Mayor of. Hamilton not have condemned foothill when he had seen but one game. "IU should have- seen at least, fifty play- ed and played Ih ten -before ho con- demned it. He wrong Lhc spectlve. HOCKEY ASSOCIATION" IS UP AGAINST IT Ottawa.- team, but their action In the case of revolted Winnipeg aud Bruiulon dog in the manger polic of the a I1 of both Toronto lookB like ajclnbe from the Aji- 'ho fans scciat Ion, it 1 that both bfibe Western Canada towns aro will- IfianrhiBfis be traujfcrrwJ o She'r Ing to kiss Winnipeg good-bye, ami broke Qne and Out. Both hchp cities ttppliftd for nembershlp splendid hock- say fiotl speed to them in joining some circuit thiil ia near them mid the league magnates should be as the faiv3." PEDERSEN AFTER TURK Wrectler PoiU Forfeit for Match''With Mahmout.'- lias his way. TI expect .to intrpduco ya -bill fit. this he said .today, "provided for the supervising of baseball by the na- tional government Spain has the peil- ijcree of every bull that has been kill- ed -in a fight.. Why shouldn't' we or. our baseball men the sauuv. Surely' It is our national sport, ju bull fighting in Spain." hon- ay? Fiirland; svbo fights Young Mickey In Chicago.December-19" Hitcliie has put himself under Uie protecting wing of Kmil Thiry, Me- Far! and's manager, who will arrange- matches for him. His departure uiua an end to 'tbe negotiations tor a re- turn match with Welsh cisco this month. San Fran- i el The make .fjiis suggestion of the antl 'I't- tuim-jeh3 disband-propoaing to divide up their players iii ordnr to make the aeries interesting, li is Quite evident however, that the Rational Associa- tion is up against' H, HOCKEY PLAYERS IN DEMAND "Port Arthur TJfk-. play- ers are in great, denumd by outside teams, w. McSreKor; Is wanted -by who-recency 'appoint- his" brother-manager. who -turned down an offer from Ottawa, hae another frpm. the. 3'ecnnisahn and, Wejlington .is being offered good inducements lo go to Saskatoon. So far none have.accept- ed ;-.s JENNINGS IS.GE1TING WELL OPTON THINKC CHAMPION -fToronto, Dec. Orton, i> fljpatriated Torontonlan, w'as a con Bplcious figure at the Pennsylvania- Cornell game. He Is the famous mile and cross country champion runne; (icorge told hia ok! Toronto frieinla tliel a Montreal boy named Mi-Gill, it member of his summer'camp, wouM surely be _ representative tiwlmnior iho Olympic Kamea. This hoy McGill is only 15 years of age but Orton says ho is already one of ;the fastest swimmers' in America. to carry ifi his nttU1', 'iTand buy for ;i (.'liU-ajrn concern. i Cfuilon had only fairly siari- j i'tf in crriiiu! 1-oy job wlitiii hr I discovered Ilia! iiis paui wasn'i plclrly strewn with He mei jfjllipr fiiTiUit! Niys of Kinall or ait in jo Resell Me imd i0 light ;iud lick- tlieru, or ui'.-y would lift him. So In just niiuraUy Fought.' j Modi-sty forbids .lohmiy telling 'the cl.iss i results (if tliRK? voutliEn! cohflicls. i t-niry intn profpssiorial I -Jurit niiout ihis (imp I'oulcn look him from [found tiiat fhcrp was spare hrKon.p- airain nnd (Vminn was always jlhiin else in I IIP satchel he carried ihprc Iriok aflcr bis srn-'s intcr- (ixsidii instriimrnts. Sn he csts. riiough, lire siul inotph mrjnrr In buy i-'sct with whom .Inininy was 'm'aiehfd'' In elovrs. Tli3sr lu- janimr'fl fntn iliis boM was Danny Goodmaji, the ,flu TiKi when hr went in fisht la'iinz place at Davcnporl, Iowa, oihpi lsiill hments on errands and Tliny me; in fl and the de- ta'inlcd by nlhor kids ha'.optnpd cision .r.vardcd toiy. .'ohnn> in ilu- 100 to sent io .the clulia prior to wrestled td u IH.J pound rlafs flicn. .Shortly aftni" iiiiocVlhg thav any amendments were [draw, but returned to thin cky. this who then "was (U-jgolnff to bo offered. Einil KlanU was advised that Peder- ]HUi placed a forfeit of J to has flitted to Poivderhall iharath6n on DW nlonj Wlrh Cam-. eron. Holmer, "the Ganadlan woa the yeiir. the Imlhm's'depaiture was not only a' surprise -'to -his friends to his wife, "who-knew" H un- til she recened a 4hut he hajl sailed. fore ,ne and" the ace- nolify nU cilltis BXKSK American League basebiill -.-lub, jofficlal Intercourse Ceased Yesterday 9nll> the or in in ..Ieuning5, oiHnaeef of the De- trnii Is slowly froni his t'eeont fie- cldent, received tti nn automobile collii- uejtr Vn. MAJOR LEAGUES ARE "Be it further reaolvcd. the Am- j NO LONGER FRIENDS Pi'ican league will not be reiiresciitod in another series for the champion may do Away With World's Series event unlesK accorded, sole PACKET TURNS DOWN GIBBONS JMCF.ARLAND DECLINES TO TAKEJ A CHANCE 'WITH MIKE EVEN j I FOR I'acliey hue turneti ilovvn rrom O'Hourllc's offer for a In.OOO jantee. with a privilege of per. cent ifor a ten round Mule ll.lko .Ulh- jgor Kinil Thiry, say in so many words Gibbons is too dangerous ii man ollargo of tho sale of tickets to gamosjlo t.lki; a chance with, but at the a'nmo .on Its grounds, un.cler' nn refuae considor for a '.401 Caliber Self-Loading Rifle. Winchester is reloaded by recoil, the repeating as well as the firing" mechan- ism "being Under control of the trigger finger. A bullet fired from it strikes blow 2038 enough to topple over the bigRMt enough to reach the innermost vital spot. Tho wonderful in operation and powerful in execution, thii rifle is neither complicated in construction nor cumbersome to It Hits Like the Hammer Of Thor. New York, Dec. Official inter- course between the two major base- ball langucs CM set! yesterday after- noon, u lion the udojiiion of ft roaclu- !tkm in (hat effect hy the Amcrlcail iie, exccjit FO far UH tho Anierl- can league dceniB itsnlf obliged to deal with the XaUonal Milder tho Na- tional and in tli4.- words of tlm rofloliiUon "us may ho- requisite for Uie DnfcsunrdlnK (if H'.i lorrUor- lal and playing rights." Thomas .1. bynch. prpsldon; of Xatlonal loaRiie, after reading Iho ro- said tho rosoliition spoke for Itaplf. It foltowH: "lloaolved, that Iho American lenguc will iioiittnuc lo ox- fsrciso Ha privileges and observe its obligationB under -the im-tioiifll agrfiis- f ment, but decline to have Fvirther official In'tortoursu Vith tlie National, league exccirf. yo far as -mriy be rcnnis He Tor the. safeguarding of Us 'lorrltov tal and ,pl rangemetu and tho understand- ing that it ..iholi 'not fissume rnsp'osi- litllty for the conduct of Ilio btisliieKs department of tho games at park of tho cnnteatlng clubs. U the only water from tha original Caledonia Sprinf--- hence meriti iti title of THE WATER Or QUMIIY s you food and it good to drink. j C.C. PAGNUELO; WINE A SPIRIT lite the A'ew York propos- ition. .The iiounils at 12 o'- olook does not make H lilt with the stoclt yards lad. That would lirinp Gibbons in the ring n. fow pounds 'heavier than McFarland, but. most fans think that he in clever enough to glvo anybody a few poun'iln advantage. Gibbons is a fellow who hciws over giving away weight. He fought Walter Coffey, tho sensational California middleweight and beat him 'decisively. LONSDALl MAKING FIGHT Ixml Lonsdale is making a him! fight to save boxltif? In England. Re- cently, he was called before a mag- istrate in a city court In -London to testify in tlic.Momi'Drlscoll cnso nnd It, is UiollKlll. that Htr-H roilllt of his testimony that hoxiiu: contests will VIRGINIA CIQADETTCS MADt INTHE'VVEST "FOR..WESTEBNERS ;