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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta THE THBRIBGE HFJl A T.D Saturday. December Lacrosse Breezy Briefs PROPOSITION TO PLAY .LA- CROSSE WITH BUT EIGHT MEN Eastern Writers Claim Lacrosse Is in Danger of Total Ex- tinction Ottawa, Dec. serious effort is ]'j being made to again introduce teurism into lacrosse, while a. p-eat many changes are advocated to save the great summer sport from extinc- tion a fate which appears to be for the game unless something is cone, immediately to bring about a; change. The reduction of the number j of men in a team from twelve to eight, j Hockev at popular prices Is bringing) the adoption- of various minor j ked houses in Chicago. They re woula tend to make the i breakine in the public at 10 and 15 j T-Iay faster and concentrate the action and will later probably proceed In the piece., the professional teamjlo break tijem at speculator's prices, will .go further and arrange their isucjl Ottawa and Montreal some- schedule so that two games per week see. ,-R'ill the -A is. -J. As one veteran player explains with i y v the demands of the 20th cealurv, and! Jim liex' appearance in the modernization the'sport is rias wiu against Spike 3y what the proposed rules will -bring: ison' Qn '30, at the Nan about, Canadian teams are book-1 _ to, England next the Toronto Varsity twelve having- j The 'wianer, of the Harry Forbes- already mapped out its Denning fight, which takes place while the New Westminster; club! j at .Out. will champions, of the world, and hblders }be matched 'D-v New Orleans A.C. of the Minto Cup, are making 'to meet Johnny Coulon .on New-Year's ments to play exhibition games :and' Forbes will weigh Through the east on their way to Eng-- IIS. National THE HERALD'S .FORTUNES PAID FOR PLAYERS land. Both of these clubs will be in London for the Coronation. Athletics Jack has "now'j gonfe 'ahead and discovered "The of the THiite Racel" That is "the lat- est "thing' Black- Jack, himself :is hand- "My turkey 'tis of ihee. Sweet bird 'of cranberry; Of thee we- sing. We like thy breast and wings and'.other things, We love thy good stuffings, 'O "luscious Though.not as many-turned out as f and hiBvout- soon on a tour SOUTH AFRICANS GREAT ATHLETES make the occasion a "success which will brmg him -against .some -_. with the idea of boosting the league, circumstances Major'-League for Minor League Recruits It costs money to keep major league baseball teams recruited up to .the standard demanded in the show. The fans who read during' the rner and autumn concerning ed and drafted players, who follow the' of the scouts and who keep; a; pweather eye on the big sales by; minor _ probably have little the..vast'-Isum involved. leagues received .just clubs in the Nationai'.j- Leagues for the .-'.during .good lie ayer- age will be wo'iil'd of L-ethbndge should not fix -the price of. a competent major on league ai- fof tne thirty cornpe- and many- im- in experi- ..Dp .you. .wonder that the magnate Is- a" WINTER SPORTS WILL SOON and goods for" cold weather will be what you'll want Our stock IR replete with anything and even-thing ask all kinds quality, "the.JSest made. THOSE NEW PUNCHING BAGS we show would be envied a Corbfttt or a Fitzsimmons. Everything we now :showjn the .sporting goods line is 'm'a'ke'-andVao'ld i at Co. _Phpne-.13 Fifth St. South and there was no reason _ jested. Mr. __ alleys equipment .had been much imprpv into a ed of late ami in. the future cverv- The'Amencan League more uoer- reartougn sajs in teth-bridge, that the-banquet .'strong organization wMch bids fair jMonaaan is a-wonder.-and thinks held." That this end was achiev- --to develop be in a native 'Sports Have 'Records'.-'to i .-Credit. .New York; vDe.-_ The Chicago Whitssox .also ;liberal Comiskey :-made a lot of club. I in return set about? JOHNS.QN .CLEVER IN Champion' "Displays Old Time .Form -sons were on hand to get a glimpse of the man who so easily defeated Jef- fries. Jack made good his promise of putting his protege through a. severe and he certainly did, and in the third round the negro champion could have.put Slonahan away ease. In SOX ING MATCrt first sessioa Johnson remained entirely on the defensive and allowed Monahan to do all the leading, nut tne sparring partner was ynable to land building thing is possibles In. Sparing "Monahan a stiff wallop, so effective .cin'n of the dark continent is of a kind to ptagger" humanity. pl-o.ugh. He is.on .the sunny side of Easy street l-son's defense. i In the second round Jack loosened Chicago. 16. Not. since' up a bit and tore into th.e_ white 'ilght- championship with James J. er with cleverness and -speed which: Jeffries at Reno Jack Johnson, i astonished all the spectators. Mona- heavyweight champion, taken ban was absolutely, helpless before such, a- strenuous workout as- lie did Jack 5 fusillade of before the "end of the ro.und John-. yesterday at 'O'Connell's. gymnasium- while preparing his' sparring' Walter for' six round j bout with George at-; 1 Pittsb.urg on Dec.-20. The bis uegro j champion-went three "fast rounds with i ucLS Jnot lost the -cleverness and -speed. j which, have made him one of the great- i i est fighters known to tlie prize ring, j Between rounds, Johnson took out; I time enough to emphatically deny that is he is macaed to meet the winner of; the fact that there at one 'time existed the Langford-Jeanecte. fight, :which lan.-International Baseball League. It will be held in Pails' some time in was away back'in IS78 .that the first Febrary. If the match has been organization of this -sort; was formed. according to reports circulated yes-'The following clubs comprised cir- terday, then it is al! news to John-; cuit: son, who said he had not heard word from the other side in regard to such a also said he will not fight either one of these men in Europe. Trip for Pleasure Only ''Believe me, I am too wise to them hand me a lemon Jack said in talking about I go to in April it is S to be for" pleasure, and there is not going to be any fighting. If either Langford or Jeanette wants to men round the defen- players purchased out had Monahan out when rane was called. '-araft'e'd and have ?1.500 making a total of Tiger proprietors were fortunate The rounds were of three minutes 'in having some half-developed young- duration eactuand at the end of tae sters out on options, giving the pick flam: session Jack. was. much. fresher ball .clubs. In jhis way. they pulled than his opponent The" champion, de: spite his long layoJ, looked good, and ,his laid to rest all ru- mors "about his fast life and his verge dozen who jvo'uld have cost from'' if purchased in competition in the open The'" figures' issued "by Secretary o'Conaell's training quarters. HOW A FREAK ACCIDENT WON A CHAMPIONSHIP of going to a sanitarium. The cham- Bruce follow- pion said he liked tie work and he as- j 'affloto' expended for drafted serted he will be a frequent visitor at players foliowr Philadelphia, pPittsburg, St. Louis, Cin- -New- -YoiHv, Chicago, American League: I Athletics. New York, Cleve- land. Chicago, St. .Louis AMERICANS Davies was high majcWast night in cans. the highest; sched- The uie. Th scores follow: Davies Wilson Nowak Jennings... MacDonald Nichols, Holmes. Upons M cDonald -1 133 158 123 427 374 517 44S 755 2371) 38S 461 40-i 695 732 2178 AT PINCHER J. team of city league bowl- ders journey to Pinch er Creek today to try conclusions with the cracks of that town. A A The Slater "Shoe- Invades the U. S." Market On another page will be found a fac-simile reproduction of one of a series of Slater Shoe advertisements now running-, in tB.e. Unitad States shoe trade-journals.- By reducing their tariff to a rea- sonable per. cent, -the Americans practically the invasion of their market by the best shoe makers of the British. .Empin The'. Slater Shoe' Company have-Sot entered the wider .field unsolicited. For' several years, they, nave beenr urged. b.y their. friends in. the 'Statee to -place their product market. and the conditions are propitious. The "Sign of -the Slate'' has a world- wide value. "If we could make the! Slate mark and yo.ur trade name- Cash made by'American in the United -States a.T well clubs for-purchased players the flater gh to c present generation of baseball i wagon. whjch: was" directly the-'cause are is unquestionably unaware of of Utica losing the the former owned the vvraeon and was seated who owned the wagon and was seated near where the ball struck the In fc McGmnes tnmking that -the own- Cleveland. 27.300; Washing- :K commenc- t Addition payments must gt> meant that the ball Utica Buffalo, Syracuse, Ro- men ts reported, by National i'played on the teams in the big Interna- j one solitary tally iras enough to League showed themselves to ame and tae championship. to their utmost in to'carry off! ihe laurels. Buffalo emerged the vie- j tor is this istcmstj'onrd penn.-mt rnce. but little to spare; 'and the TJti- me, they will have meet me on this ;'cas to win case- honors that year, ezhibition League Clubs. Not 'a i up" against Utica f is. TCG Chicago and the -strongest outfits ,ie at the New York, a4rd2. etaoin shrdlu cinfwypj side, where I know I will get a square The season narrowed down to the Bo teams, deal. AS long a.' I can go along and Crucial game for the banner between j make soney in the theatrical busi. i Buffalo and uiica. The, contest- was ness and as a fight with either Lang- j 021 the latter'a home grounds, or Jeaneue .would not draw. ic "vas onl" through 'a freak George. Latham, who played second :da it would be worth a million dol-j, ]ars a said a well-known New! York financier. HACK. WILL WRESTLE HERE give me a According to reports watch wore opened aau-the staunch Buffalo j Slid o With which was inspired j7as at ]3S't jet tjie ats were ready to acknowledge j by on accident which'befell Latham speculali inning jadherents defeat. The Bisons managed to get two men on bases, with one out Now, Champion Slated to Meet Flanagan's Trio st Riverdale Rink December 29th Toronto, Dec. Flanagan the cat out of the bag. on regarding the and place for the'-handicap wrestl in a game one day, While executing_____ __ one of his daring slides Latham's between" 'llackenschmTd't here is waere Dame Fortune figured form was ripped to such an extent that! t.hree unknowns "to be selected by -obliged to lie prostrate on the You" JKSV bs Good Fellows but the "Man who dress the part, "May1..we; show you just we say that Semi-read'y of excellence? 'You feel better when know, you4_aije And better, you help "savoir faire" and current yesterday, Johnson, had agreed, to meet the winner of the Langord- fighit before the Wagram club i of and for end hewfis to V 80 in deciding a cham- j ue ouagea to ue prostrate on tae; Toronto athletic impresario was ceive reports Claimed pionsJiip rcce' -One-of the Buffalo j ground until a linen duster was morning when it was giv- that Johnson had. received a teittrl batters alashed cutter 1n thc i "tv'lth hJs per-1 en out that" the contest would be de- I direction of third. Smith, who was son from the waist down. Thereafter j cided ic Riverdale Ring on Thursday 'December 29th. That it will be a from Al P00lti0n for' th6 were carried in this sum, but Jack'denied having re- ceived such a Real Form "When Johnson appeared at O'Con- ncli's gymnaaium :to team, made a pretty pick-up, but in j During the summer of, that year-a his haste threw wild past'McGuinnesa on first The.ball went into tho crowd and Dodged in the ot -a wagou.' benefit same between the TJticas and a picked nine was played for the ben; efit of Jim Devlin .all of I being, turned over to, Devlin. -.Devlin, Buanlong as tbe batwrj; for the the teum. great match goes "without saying. Hack. has.wagered he can any trio picked by Flanagan within an hour, and the indications are thar. the champion has taken on a contract that tax his powers to tha limit to -Dr. Herbert Lake DENTAL SJPECIALIST Bryan Block Preservation of the Natural Teetb, Alveolar, snd Inlay Systems of Bridgework Begnlation of Crooked or Iiregnlar Crowns. Splints, Artificial PJates Office Hours 9 to 6 Telephone JL095., ;