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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17. 19M THE LETHMUDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE Has American Football Faded for Rough Play-rPortland Scribe Gives Witty Expression of How Canadian National Game Appeals to Rose City Patrons HocUcy has made a remarkable im- pression In the cily of Portland, Ore. Portland bus a team entered hi the Pacific Coast league, along with Van- j oouver and Victoria. The first league match was played about a week aso j in the Kose City, and the patrons of j the game, for the greater part, receiv- ed their first taste 'of the great Can- adian, game. TUo sport writer ot the Portland Telegram gave an exageerat-1 ed, but clever and humorous, account When Stores are Dear And remember that every bottle of Bovril contains the nourishment and- -stimulating many pounds of It is because of Iti unique fudnig properties that Shackleton, when planning his great Antarctic Expedition, BevrlU of'the proceedings, which will bear re- lietitioji. Read it: "If you have been fostering the Idea that American football is rough sport, ace a game of Canadian hockey am! cast, the idea from-you. There Is about as much comparison between 1he two as there is between crlbbage in n home for the indigent and war with Germany. are the larger impressions that the crowd carried away from the Ice Hippodrome last night after see- ing the Vancouver team beat the (Im- ported) town boys by G to H. It was j the first, game of hockey ever played in Portland. "Just up the street from the Hippo- drome is the Good Samaritan Hospital. cannot say whether It was acci- dent or.deilgn that placed the build- ings it certainly Is going to lie handy for the players If the city indulges in tbe lightning game the Canadians. The -hardest tliinss to understand about ths is how they play It and live. -'In football the players, are not allowed to use wea- pons. It is hard to cripple a man with your 'bare hands. This feminine and decadent tendency in spori. io openly scoffed at by hockey players. They are armed with, clubs to hit with and razor-sharp skates to use in emer- gencies. "If you accidentally break your war ciub over the bean of an adversary, who can tell you were not aiming the at the puck! If you skate across the forehead ot a prone opponent hov, ean they prove that you saw him there? -If Isn't fair to lie do'WR on the ice anyhow If you do it you are liable to other dangers than catching cold Providing that a man is heyond the Teach of voui skates or stick ou with the p ick for long dia tance work. The puck is a little rub- ber disc.' about three inotoes across, that must be drii en into the goal bai> 1 et to score a. point It la struck with such force that it travels with almost the impetuosity of a-rlfle bullet Any man who dares get .in front of one -will slap a cannon ball in the face and call a wild lion names. The only rule is against dumdum puoks, which make rough, jagged 'wounds, instead of clean, workmanlike holes. 'By watching the 'game carefully 5ou will discover that the plasers have not overlooked these things. Tho impression you get of a game is that of fourteen husky: young men who have been raised on tiger milk, turn- ed loose in an irena with onh i pan of unarmed .referees" !to control them. The crowd is protected from the four- teen bj a board fence AUM "c fnnt hith It ought to be higher "The young men, wearing their _-. V.D.'a outside their stockings, race .up and down the ice at the rate ot .70 j miles a minute, giving vent the while to. 'weird and terriljle blood song of tlie hockey player. "Under such circumstances, it was only natural that there were certain i outbursts ot -personal feeling. tile case of Lehman, goal tender for Vancouver. Soineuiing. that McDon- ald, of the local team, did, met with Mr. Lehman's disapproval: Ho did not threaten to spill his tea In sir. .McDonald's "r any of those ter- rible English things. "Those who watched closoly say that Mr. Lehman spat on his Hands, skated up behind the unsuspecting McDonald, aimed deliberately and tentatively at a crease in" the hald, so that ho was sure of Retting ills'range correct, and brought tho club down earnestly upon the local player's bead. Much to' the surprise of the audience, both the head and Mr. Lehman's club came through the test 'without break- ing. McDonald, in n show ot weak- ness went down, and Lehman was ruled out of the game tor three min- utes. His stick' was sprung out of alignment somewhat by the consist- ency of the McDonald skull, hut he, played tho game out with It, anyhow. I "The players are protected by pads j and guards everywhere but ou their heads. The goal tenders especially j present an uncouth and alarming ap- pearance. Their legs and bodies are protected with all the spare pillows j and mattresses from their respective homes. The example of the Vancou- ver goal tender shows it is unneces- sary and useless to try and hurt a man at any padded point. whole object of the game is to put that puck into the little goal has- Uet. The goal tenders are stationed at the mouh of the goals, and have to stick there. Thsir principal object in Life Is to let the puck hit them.. The players think nothing of falling, and sliding across the rink, or crashing into the wall in a wild confusion of skates, slicks and humanity 'The wise ones in the audience not only wore their furs, but brought buf- falo robes lying around loose. -The others, stamped their numbed feet and cried to ths players for: blood- no one thought of.leaving be'Fore ;thc game, was over. 'You can get out of a game, of hockey than you can get out of-a chill. After 'watching it you un- derstand the attitude" of the Romans in preferring the sanguine gladiatorial games to tiresome and bloodless dramas CHIEF CHARITY BONSPIEL Big Bunch of Rinks Lined for Who Draw Has Brought Together Special Music The Mystery of the Blank Paper is Solved lion Dollar Mystery" liraiiu: (Hie chief conspirator) is cornered Jones (the butler) and the Police. Two More Episodes AUGMENTED j. f CONCERT ORCHESTRA Other Attraction8 Action will be commenced in thr charitv bousplrl this aiiunotin at 5 o'clock, when of the lirst draw will curl the U> the tee The second bunch nf mate-lies will commence at'0.30, the next at fi, and the final match lor today at 9.30. Eight ends will he played. The Imnspicl committee reports all 0. K..for the big affair, ami its sue. ccss: is. heyorid" pera-dvenluie. Keep the good work up. The passing ol "Chief" Bemler from Hcrc arc. the draws for today in the Philadelphia Athletics to the Fed-, detail _ cral league brings to mind a thing or i OM.Ol-K two stout the wonderiul Indian pitch-i City OIlicc vs. Blackburne i. cr Charles Albert Bender was for' Co. years the acknowledged star pi the Chinook flub vs. Canadian Bank oi Athletics' pitching staff. Me was the Commerce, man upon whom Mack relied in the Kirkham Kuik.vs. Dominion Kink NEW GOVERNOR OF QUEENS- LAND, AUSTRALIA pinches. H.was he who was vailed upon to hear the brunt of the World's series, ami until 1011 he never once is Mo Bank U. vs.. Court House. PORTLAND DEFEATS VICTORIA Victoria, B.C., Bee. put the P 2 cr the season in the Coast Hockey league tonight, when they defeated the. Vic- toria champions hy a score of 8 to 4. After holding their own for the first period, the champions wilted before the rushes o fine1 Portland team, .and in the last two neridus were unable to withstand the attacks of the visitors. The Portland forward line an eftecti-'t, get rt ughout diiti in the last period scored at .will COFFEY DEFEATED SMITH New Dec li Jim CoKcs the Dublin giant outiought Gunhoat Smith :ot California-, in a ten-round bout at Madison Squire Garden to tight Had LoBej carried the fight to Smith he night beaten him de cruel) but he did not extend him self, lii on.lv1'two rounds, the first and third did Smith have the better of tho argument nhicli ivas slow both men. fightmf, awku scarci. Ij one clean blow be ng struck during the bout cnjiths shoeing in pcncril I was not as good as on previous oc- casions here. Coffey weighed 198: and 1 Smith 180 pounds. Dec. these days when one hears so much of the- careful baseball player, his farm, his bonds and his bank account, it is only fair to say that the Braves of Boston; have at least one spender among their' number. This player went to New York shortly after the world series with the'winner's share of "which he received as a bonus and from another source. The lasted him just 10 days in the big city, for at the end ot Mat time he .telegraphed to Boston "ana drew SSOO in advance against his sal- ary for next season. lr- npoown as Chic, When IIS vrars old he began to play lirst base' for the Carlisle Indian team, aiid in was pitching V C. IA.'.vs.'Dr. Campbell. 8 O'CLOCK DRAW Arlington Hotel vs. Stewart Hint Lethbridge Iron Works vs. Statu Lumber Co. 'fucj Jackson Co. vs. Hovel's. Scott.. Fruit; ..vs. Taylor Milling Co {he AthleticsTlhat year'and has been I with the team ever since. Despite his! Doctors vs. ilacDonald Co lone baseball career, he is only Kerr it ;Cp- btutleu.i ei. vrirs iClty No. 2 standard I'urniture ___________ Four Two 0.. .vs. Lcthbridjre Herald REGINA HOCKEY TEAM WINS. LEAGUE OPENER Moose Jaw Led at-Ralf-Time by 4-3, But Final Count1 Was 4 Regtna, Sask., Dec. a score of 7 to 4, the Allan Cun holders to- night defeated Moose .law In their first game in this. year's Saskatche- wan league half-time'-the Begina' Victorias "were in ;the rear of the score. Moose Jaw leading with the score 4 to 3.- In the second half, how- ever, the Vies pulled themselves to: gether, winning a game by a good'margin. ONE BRAVE FREE SPENDER, nt Through With in 10 .Days Painting New York miSiLF .Taber is; place of the Cadillac curling Atrophy now; i The and Munro rinks oil Ta'bcr. invaded' Lethbridge last ing arid wrested.tho trophy from Aird and Clark rinks by .one poin. It was a close battle. "Henderson's rink rink and the tiv'd 'wc're.Jtied in the sixth eighth, nint'b find last end, the final score .being 11 all. Muuro's rink had IMPRESS !5c T11KATRB BEAUTIFUL TOXIGHT Extra Special Feature The President's Special. And Four Other Reels including the wonderful Kalem Photoplay, The Irish Lad; actually laid in Kalem Com- pany travelled 6000 miles to get this picture. Empress Concert Orchestra In Popular Appropriate Muiic, .RATING Band Tonight and Monday AUDITORIUM RINK iL'ckstonu (Covered) Building; Park. Athletic .Spectators-Free Sir Hamilton Gould-Adams with liin wife, the appointed governor of Aus.. is well known in Tile JIHIUa- Queensland, Aus.. is KUUWU m Canadi After his iimnnge in To Council today is working out details ronto tour e-r Ago left for Of the nine additional regiments Blopnifontein. South Africa, of which another close 'grapple for supremacy he was then governor. Since that with Clara's rink, and it was in this time, they hare'occupied, the govern-. game that the fate of the match was i nient house at Cypress, and will now I decided The'Tabor'. rink WOE out 10 o The winning rinks Tom Henderson: .Jack Ross, Eirihg, Ceo. llajr. H. P. Tom Patter- son. John ffiilard, J. H. Robinson. DISTRIBUTE New York, N THE STARS Y., Dec. reside at Brisbane. which it is proposed to raise in Ca nadu as part of the 19 corps recently decided on. At least nine new. regi- ments and possibly proposed to be distributed throughout the cpim- iry along the lines followed. In the re- ernitihg now in progress. The u'roba billties are that new corps will I be called for fioin Ontario and two CHRISTMAS GIFTS. TO SOLDIERS Pres-jnts to French Fighters Require'from Quebec. nHli ihe remaindtr 100 Freiqht Cars Daily scattered oier the maiitime proMnces. i This means that mdudins the tirst Paris- Dec number of contingent, nlana arc now outlined for Christmas ami New Year packages go- at least men Unofficial ad- LONG RACE ON CHICAGO TRACK' Initial Contest Will'Be For 500 Miles in Prizes who chief owner of Brooklyn ..Federals, announced j the military that ii ineetfng of the executive com- mittee, would be held in" Chicago im- mediately. The ..executive committee consists of Prss'ident Gllmore, Mr. Ward and President Robertson of the Suffaio'club. .-The, purpose 6f. the meeting is to decide on a: system distribution of players wlien'-'they are .captured from Chicago Dec. ..ondred I and: American leagues, miles will, -be the length of.the -tormuiate plans which will automobile :race over the new. t an speedway. It has been decided by_ttie owner, in his cacerness necessary to Issue a note to the pubH-c suggesting to tlio fanii'.ies of soldiers that they reduce their gifts to a miu-: imnm. The heavier parcels now re-; quire for'their, transportation no leas j than 100 freight cars a day, while the.! lighter weight packages goins by mail j are averaging daily. J the view is expressed that the second contingent will not-leave Canada un- til the first one is 'ready fo take, to the trenches Major A. M. Jarvis has been ap- pointed prtnobt iimshall at Fort Os- borne barracks, Winnipeg ARLINGTON HOTEL (European Plan) Rates 50c per day and up. First Class Grill In connection. Morrison Lescard, Props. Arlington Csfe and Crill SERVICE A LA CARTE Meals 26c and from -6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Short Orders Our Specialty Comrnlitstion Meal Book for LEO Manager of Good Eats Department. IT'S THE COFFEE. Free Employment Office in con- 1839. SWEDEN'S ATTITUDE dispatch to The Daily Mail from Petrograd says: "The present attitude of Sweden is being watched here with, gteat inter- est I learn the German minister at Stockholm is daily addressing threat- ening notes to the Swedish foreign of- fice regarding the alleged .tnuwu, 'ot articles iririch Germany declares t to bs contraband-of war 'between Eng- land and Russia. "A systematic attempt at coercing Sweden into tae conflict is led by Austria. "It ia racognizeij here that the atti- tude ot the Swedish, government and of public opinion is now more frlendly to Russia than since the beginning ot league club owner, (or 'a Svtnner to'; overload bis team with stars. executive board of the Speedway. Park association and Clifford Ireland, re- presenting the'. American Automobile association. v.v Although the date .of the race.-n'as. not 18 was tentatively selected. It also was. decided that the cash prizes should aggregate not less: than 'Richard Kenner-f dell of Franklin, Pa., chairman of the contest board of the American Auto' mobile association, will .meet tho management 'of the race here Wednes- day to settle the date question. -j- BRICKLEV ATE TOO MUCH MEAT Cambridge, Mass.. Dec. much meat in the training diet of Uic i y bisiietbalfwo been responsible for the attack lh% 'season ended September i, pendicltls which kept Captain. to the report of the, a i 3T1NSON -TO -WAR Montreal, Que., Dec. Stiuson, "the.1 former Montreal and Hamilton football star, Is among those enlistlnsr to ?o to the front: -He is an officer in" tlic 13th Rejimerit. Hamil- ion, and has charge of the machine (tia section jn the lilth Battalion the secoud contingent. Penn Football N-jts Pa., Dec. of the University of Pennsylvania association from football Make Your Gift An Electric THE SHERRAHS" Colored Entertainers at the Empress next Nowton, president of the New Jersey state'board of health: In a letter'tq one of the university publications, .Dr. Newton "ats that the idea that eatinK mar cause apnendicitis is so it would spem to some foundation in'fact. COLLEGE ATHLETICS: The Interco'.'.egiate Amateur Atbt letic union will meet'at Toronto; on December 32 Ottawa College is ap IrtTing for reinstatement. Another important matter that will be a' the meeting is that of roujh ind ungentlemanlv plav of football players during last season. 'Dyment Winnings Tho Dyment Stable won last of which Tippecanoe gather- ed in I adi Moss SITSn intl Cnstiawoga r'cv o, 14 fhatt, o seconds anil thirds. If they give, the Belgians the Peace Prize why. not award one to Ban Johnson. He never started trou- ble either, unless there was an "NORMAN" Ta. NEWEST A Lasting Remembrance and ALWAYS fill fixtures .o JLt tt OOP Big. at. -I O Ull Removal Bale Do you Live out of the City (DOME TO THIS SALE. We will refund railway fare up to on purchases of or proportionately lower on smaller purchases. The Leicester Electric Ca S. O. E. Building. i Beniite Y. M. t'. A. ;