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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIItGE DAILY HERALD Tuesday, December 20.1910. Baseball NATIONAL CUTS DOWN SCHEDULE MURPHY WINS POINT TO INCLUDE LATE FALL HOLIDAYS- -New York, Dec. annual! mid-winter baseball meeting closed liera with a banquet in which all club] owners in town joined. _ j lite National 'league ended its an nual session by declaring for 154 j games, commencing April 12 and end- ing "on or about October 12." The schedule committee will confer with President Ban Johnson of the American -league on the specific dates. President C. W. Murphy of Chicago won his point to extend xhe season to include Columbus day and Chicago day both holidays being extensively cele-j brated in Chicago. President Johnson j Jf said the American league would endj.Jf" its season "on or about October __ IT LATEST NEWS THE HERALD'S There were no games in. the district hockey league yester- day which was set for the opening-, with Fincher at Mac- leod and Lethbridge at Taber. Tfiere was no ice and the games Uave been definitely postponed. -T1 -r LAKE STILL A HOLDOUT I MAY STAGE CUKE BALL PLAYERS STARS FIND THAT PUBLIC IS NOT AS KIND AS WHEN CAVORTING ON DIAMOND The madness of baseball players to disport themselves .upon the stage, their ability on the diamond serving as an excuse to break into vaudeville in most cases, may do some good after j all. i At least, according to Jimmy Calla-jjj, York, coaching a co.uple ,of han, once a famous pitcher of the Cubs and later manager of the Sox, any man, who has too good an opinion of "himself will have said opinion sim- mered down to a modest half portion THE CURLERS OF LETHBRIDGE HAVE A THOROUGHLY UP TO DATE RINK Well Protected AgainsfSun and Dust Lots of Light A Comfortable Observation Room Provided PLAY .WITH FREW IS AFTER HIM if he sticks in long enough. the vaudeville game The Curling Ciub is anticipating a great season's sport. The large new rint is fully completed with a first- class shinties roof wMch. will insure protection against snow, wind and dust The building is lighted by Ottwa, Ont, Dec. the ex-J26 -windows and about 25 electric ception of Percy Leseur, who is noir lights. Blinds are being put oh the sauta windows, which will be closed tightly when the sun .shines. The the Yankee college teams, every man j buildiag is 160 jeet long'bv 60 feet for by -three taps on the north side of the building, and everything is now in readiness to have the game start- ed, cold enough weather only being needed. The Executive Committee has engaged William Morris to sup- erintend the preparation of the ice who will be in as Ottwa, uniform this season, turned .out at tonight'- work-out of the Ottwa Hockey clvX The practice season is getting short and four sheets of ice. At either -end are large platforms con- nected by passage cen- ter of the building from end to end. There is a .large, comfortable obser- The occasion, on. himself of this sage "belief was g: a short visit paid to Chicago the little first National league game, so get into their that' Nelson. stopped over in Chicago for a. few iiours en route from San Francisco to New York. He was met at the train by Caliahan and a number of other baseball men. Gives Evers Advice Before going to luncheon the party dropped iato the shoe store conducted by Johnny Evers and. Secretary Char- }ey Williams of the Cabs. It was here that Caliahan delivered his opinion concerning vaudeville for baseball players. Both Evers and. Tinker, yho have tried the game as well as Calla- has. coincide with the views of me last named. j and there are only fourteen days more j Tation room on the -front platform on :he west end which, enclosed in ?lass, and this will prove a vantage point for those attending while not playing, as it af- ice. At eith- roora are training Manager Greene is __ following- a wise course., and the only -fords a go- shape for the opening1 struggle. Horace Gault and Bruce Ridpatb. were in line, the latter having come down from Toronto especially for thi3 practice. Albert Kerr. Marty Walsh, of the entire Hamby Shore, Skene, Ronan and Billy Hague comprised the rest of the squad the .seven lining up against a bunch -of juniors in a regular practice match. Unless the -which exist j between Freddie Lake and the club j 5 are patched, up soon, the sterling point L i play.er will likely change his headquar- i te'rsf Quebec being very to i sign, liim up while it is known, that vlew of the and to care for "the rink throughout the season. A large number of members have already joined the club and paid the fees for the season and as the mem- bership wjU be limited to a number not to exceed ivhat the club has ac- commodations for the Secretary de- on anyone desiring The Curling Club has been invited to send as many rinks as possible, to the annual bonspiel of the Macleod Ciub, which will be held at Macleod on January 4th, 5th and 6th. It is the intention of the club to .take part in this bonspiel. i' Breezy Briefs A soft answer turneth away wrath but a soft snap at Christmas makes j the curlers' and skaters' most unprintable. anguage al- Alaska has produced a Marathoner who may or may not be as great as that Dawsoii hockey team, whose only claim to greatness -was a desire to escape from the -land of the midnight sun. A Vancouver man wants to ulav a la- crosse game in the famous bull-fight ring at Sau Sebastian, Spain. Probably thinks it won't be much different from playing in v Westminster, even if 'the' bulls are not chained during the en- gagement. Montreal Star thinks Nationals have proved that there is good money in pro. hockey, properly h-andled. Will the Star please go one further aim tell .us if the National handling is to its liking? The champion Athletics have quite a bunch of college men in their line up. The list includes Harry Davis, The district members for the dis-1 Girard; Jack Barry.'Holy Ed- trict known as the Chinook District, will be played this year at Letiibridge and will afford interesting contests among the rinks representing South- ern Alberta, The.annual bonspiel of the Alberta to curl, the necessity of sending their j name and the fee of to him as soon as possible. Subscribers to the stock of the com- pany, which is the Lethbrldge Curl- ers, t and which own. the curling property, are requested to pay platforms which, provide for stones up on their stock subscriptions with- ete., and immediately above is an op- j out delay. Mrl H. W. Church, of Cony- en balcony for the use of spectators I beare. Church and McArthnr, barris- who wish to get an, unobstructed, view j ters, is tie secretary-treasurer of the company, and all "stock payments are The water provided j lo "be madevio .him. of the R.C.C.C. will this year be held, in Edmonton, commencing on January JSth. This is the seventh annual, meeting of the Alberta branch and it is the intention of the club to be represented at this event, and any having a desire to attend this bon- spiel will do well -to leave their names with the secretary-treasurer of the club, ilr. Shepherd. The Stafford-Agnew Hard-ware Co. has a large supply of. first-class stones and curlers, needing stones should see i their display. Bowling, PASTIMES BUMPED Renfrew vrould. aot be shy of taking.J him on either. upon the success of baseball players behind the footlights. Vaudeville Queer Leveler said Csliahanj "any player who thinks he is pretty good have it taken o.ut of him. in the T JiorsDL has just announced that he tras going on tae stage when, he Stuart is out of the game for reached Nevr York, -and in the discos-j good, bat frith Lake matter are dif- sion that followed the talk turned ferent and he "will ask for his release if the club does not take some action within a few days. Leseur Coming Back Ottawas deny that there is any pos- sibility of Percy Leseur remaining in New York this winter and state that! spirit and. vim. vaudeville game. It is fine at is ejected fock in Ottawa oa Jan-' start, bet sfter 'that first contract 31 ta time to play with the team signed you are told where you get off. iagainEt tne very nigbt bowlers j Put it Over Them byva Com fortable Margin Tne boosting work" of the "executive of the city bowling league is evidently proving. worth while. Last-, night's match between the Pastimes and Can- adians a display of the former The rolling was gen- than of late, and the will take seemed, to be putting forth 3i a has. a swelled head j It V-uaderstocd, has the offer tneir efforts. of a lucrative position in Gotham, where he is at present coaching the Columbia seven, but Dave. Mulligan, the Ottawa-sum -expert, says he light, the Smith Falls product -having. what he has to listen to QOTH the swelling a Robert Lee Hedges, principal owner of the St. Louis Americans, departed for the west to complete deal i is" coming backhand even'though'otta-! thereby the syndicate composed of -was have an, estra goal tend, Percy's 3Iark aud Nat Ewing, E. M. Kodgtnan. Louis Hill and Ed-ward Prendergast take over the controlling interest of the club. Re will meet there the American league committee, consist- ing of President Ban Johnson, Char- les A. Ccraiskey and tTank J. Farrell. While the little knot of ball play- ers and fighters --s-ere talking and lis- tening and King CoJe, the Cubs' pitch- er, dropped into the shoe shop, accom- With sis out of the tan bowlers rolling in the 500 division, certainly bespeaks of a classy game. The strenuous battlers. the Pas- ames- were .beaten by the Canadians BOWIMG COMING BACK STRONG AGAIN Revival in the City League Re-organ- ized Etist Night To Enter Tele- graphic Combination At this time last week the city bowling league was on "the descent to- ward failure, but- the efforts "of Harry- A. Macdoaald, the president, situation. It was he who thought .pi the banquet of last Friday evening, which has certainly ha-d a tendency to create better relations between the Thursday evening. After each game the 'opponents make a telegraphic ex- change of scores. Like leagues have proven successful before and -will no instance. Prizes Donated The Arcade has kindly offered a donation of a box. ot cigars lo the high roller of the league each die Collins, Columbia; Albert Bender, Carlisle; Jack Coombs, Colby; Eddie Plank, Gettysburg and Harry Krause, St. Mary's, California. Chase, New York Highlanders' new manager, can scarcely make good. First of all, the bugs, and many of too, are still mourning the Stal- lmg.3 decapitation. Then, Hal hasn't the right -temperament to become a hit as" a, manger. "Unless his team gets off and stays in the race the blowoff that will follow is horrible to anticipate. He' will back up as a player -with and more than likely will quit organized ball, like he did once before, and beat it out to his Cal- ifornia home. Torontos appear to be out after a team with big league experience judg- ing by the purchases of the last few days. And when you come to think that Rochester with that kind of a bunch, liave walked away championship for the past two years, you caa't blame them. .Toronto with a winning team, is one of the. besjt ball on 'the map, so they don't need to be afraid to spend the money if they can get the right kind of mater- The smoke goes up the -chimney just the same, but Robinson, the big coon of Winnipeg, who lias been touted ;is a prize ring vrorld-beater iis no more. Smoke the other night at i the Peg refused to follow the law of all good, smoke and instead of going up went down. One John Willie swat- ted him the law of gravity was reversed. If happened in the first round. The watermelon boy started in with, a rush that resembled a dar- key after a chicken, but the chicken was not there, and. a fist the size of a barn stopped the "scramble. A few more sledge hammer swats put ilistab Robinson to sleep, and all was over. It was only another case of skill WINTER SPORTS WILL SOON BE ON and sporting goods for cold weather will be what you'll want. Our stock is reylete with anything and everything you can ask for and goods of all are Al quality, the best made. THOSE NEW PUNCHING'BAGS we show would be envied by a Corbett or a Fitzsimmous. Everything we now show in the sporting goods line o' superior make and sold at lowett prices. The Lethbridgc Sporting Goods Co. Phone 1032 412. Fifth St. South The Ring 'ONE BOUND' HOGAN AND FRAYNE PUT UP SENSATION- AL1 FIGHT AT 'FRISCO San Francisco, Dec. round" Jack Hogan, the. terror of lo- cal short-distance fighters, graduated from that class Saturday when he earned a 20-ronnd decision over John- ny Frayne. a lightweight 'of prestige at Blot's open-air arena. The gong alone saved Frayne' on at least half a dozen occasions. On his- showing today, old-time fight follow- ers unhesitatingly maintain that Hogan, who is barely 21 years of age, with little additional experience, will prove a serious contender among the many, challengers for the lightweight crown worn by Champion Ad. Wolgast. Today's battle >was a case of a hard hitting, sterling young fighter, against cleverness' and wonderful gameness in which Frayne emerged with flying colors. Hogan a Winner From the" Start Hogan bit -in his teeth at the very outset and before ;the battle was three rounds old it looked as if another scalp would be added to belt He waded into his adversary .unrelentingly and landed right and left punches to Frayne's jaw ana race with such dazzling frequency that the latter was forced to keep constantly on the defensive and seldom sought to retaliate. v In the fourth rouaa Hogan beat his opponent into almost complete help- lessness, and Fxayne --wobbled to corner apparently -beaten. in the fifth round Hogan administered fearful punishment, but Frmyne players. It was through his efforts I Macleod Bros, have also offered to that tie winner will challenge Jack that the numerous prizes were, up a prize. Harry Cleveland, home-coming -will be hailed with dev Anight. They took two outof three j and to fa is offer 1 nfirA v. TIK-'. -mrns BATva-ralrn tVio i no peer as a net guardian. were i victors from pins separatin their opponents. The f V V CITY LEAGUE TONIGHT panied by his ivife and President Mur- j tif phy. He had just got into Chicago i and only remained long enough 10 an- i Bounce that be was going on the stage i in a sketch Semmons, the Cabs" j "T T trainer. I The meeting of'the city lea- gue tonignt in the Dallas par- lors should be well attended. Business of importance lo each clu'o will come up for discussion. Davies lite 191 fercival 151 158 149 194 coons 137 154 scores: Canadians j -t T T. T -u xt. j. T. and )t was he who took the team last j ing a theatre box, to he at the Saturday to Pincher Creek. After last night's match the presi- of the league called 9 meeting of the bowlers together and launched 49S 523 534 posal of the league nest Saturday night, on the .occasion of the K. ot P. minstrel show, the box to be oc- cupied by the six bowlers having the 870 85S 2557 i Snover -T-- _T- Jf -T ,._ni vvvvvv1. j Jennings ___ij ,-L i Kelsey jy vans Christmas Brew WURZBURGER For Holidays Only Tke Lethbridge Brewing an O Malting Co. Limited PHONE 564 Pastimes 132 165 204 154 155 190 173 132 15S 501 552 483 395 523 S69 S30 755 2454 another idea an additional should high average for tie week. 'orth prove an additional cliier to the League Reorganized Saiae. j Probably the most important lea- Ivlediciae Plat, Calgary and Edmon- lure of last night's meeting was the ton Lave formed a telegraphic bowl- cutting ou of two of the teams of ing league, having Let they are desirous of :e in on it. It" was the league, the Orioles and Canadians and amalgamating them with the t-he spirit oi the meeting last night j other teams of the league. This ihat ibis city should enter a i leaves a four-team combination in- and there was every, reason to believe'' stes.Q of six, the latter has proven, that it would promote interest in the' somewhat inadequate. The new sche- game. j dule will be made at a meeting on The telegraphic league bowls every j Friday. Johnson, the fight at any rate puts a stop to a whole lot of bunk about the undefeated ''black cyclone." In the openers to the big contest Wilson and Young Ross came out on top. "Ruley or otherwise Bob Fitzsimmoiis, appeared before the cur- tain of a Chicago music hall and launched a tirade against John L. Sul- livan, in which he used plain, blunt and unequivocal terms. Fitzsimmons said: "When Sullivan said that he knew six weeks before the Jeffries- weathered tne Hogan struggled desperately to'land a knockout punch, hut round "after round, vrhen it appeared certain that Frayne was doomed to defeat- by a quieting punch, He would come up re- freshed and treat the spectators to an exhibition of gameness seldom seen in a prize ring. Many Near Knockouts In the eighteenth and nineteenth rounds it seemed a certainty tnat Hogan would score a knockout, but again the clang of the bell saved Frayn'e. The last round found the one-round wonder over anxious to make his vic- tory complete by scoring with a fin- ishing blow, but Frayne, with his Johnson fight that it bad been fixed, senses dulled and his eyes closed, made a last stand and succeeded in lasting the limit. The referee prompt- ly dec-lared Kogan the victor. BRICKS AND BOUQUETS Jennings, another of the meek and lowly Fincner Creek aggregation slip- ped over -iSS, an average of 161, winch is 31 pins better than the mark re- quired for Class A standing. j Davies and Jennings rolled a two- man average of 529 pins last night If Macdonald, Ross and Nichols do as well in their games this -week, the rour-hand.ed games yesterday after- noon. The first game they rolled 772, j' an average of 193 per man. The sec-j; ond game, however, was a record- j breaker, the boys totalling S30 pins, j Wrestling he lied. I know that -three cays before the fight he said in Seattle than he be- lieved the fight to be square and ad- vised a friend of mine to bet on John- son. If he knew it was fixed and gave that sort of -a tip he was -worse than, if he only iibbea