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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Page THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HEKALD Wednesday, December NEWS WINTER SPORTS WILL, SOON SE ON snct fipprlLis, goods for cold 'weather bev what, want. Our stock- is replete vritu "anything and everything you ran ask for and goods of all kinds are Al quality, the best made. THOSE NEW PUNCHING BAGS show would be envied by 7i Corbett or a Fiizsimmons. Everything we now show iit too sporting goods Line is of superior make and sold at lowest prices. The Lethbridge Sporting Goods Co. Phone 1032 412 Fifth St. South America's Coutribution (Calgary-Herald) The Scotch are a magnificent race, sy have left three noble heritages TO wniskey and the The Ring DRISCOLL FOULED HIS OPPONENT THE HERALD'S Breezy Briefs Lovers of exciting sport should spend the Christmas holidays at Torouto, where a, march for the check- ers championship of Canada will pulled off. -tireess left the world a heritage of and the .Romans good roads and FIGHT GIVEN TO FREDDIE WELSH IN THE FOURTH ROUND IN WALES Cardiff, Wales, .Dec. Welsh, the light weight champion of .England, won his fight with Jem Dris- coll, the feather weight, champion, in the tenth round tonight on a foul. The figb: was a. match, j lor a purse of the largest everj [par ap in Great Britain tor little men.! i-A crowd of several thousand witness- j led tee bout. Notwithstanding the fact that the betting favored Welsh {tiie spectators were disappointed wnea the contest came to an unex- pected end, due to BriscoTT butting j nzs opponent under the chin. j Welsh, besides being five years Hockey NORTH WARD WAS NOT A j Torontos don't seem to be. tradins I many of lagt year's ball team. They're i soiling them and so little is heard J about the price that yo.u would al- iinost imagine they were a bargain 'counter bunch. A, j Down east they are again fighting j over Newsy Lalonde. But Newsy don't care. For Baseball WHAT BALL PLAYERS DO jjf WINTER Bowling The Turf TERMS TO ENTER CITY LEAGUE UNFAVORABLE AMATEUR QUESTION DEALT WITH AT MEETING LAST NIGHT. money enough to go back to-Cornwall and buy out Joe.Lally's factory. RETURN MATCH iaw. Irisn nave left their own I younger than Driscoll had tie advan- tage of weight and reach. His blows .country and tfce English have Jeftjwere heavler ttem those of the feath- g tney. could conveniently taelr Hands ou'. And it looks ?1SJ as America's contribution to the story "of cfrilaztion will be the story tor tne American man's iiat. Its' er and "he showed that he vras more "able to -take punishment. SOME DENTISTS, OTHERS LAW-J YERS, AND .MANY STARS j OF THE DIAMOND j ARE FARMERS" One of the most Interesting things connected with, baseball is the player's life after he has practically passed in- to oblivion, for a time at least after the close of each, "season. TJiere was The Gerald's Pincher Creek correspondent sends iu word that a team of bowlers will visit Leth-bridge on Jan- uary 6 from his town, re-' returning match played at Pincher last Saturday, in which the local pin toppers got a severe drubbing. v j Chicago hockey team'-threatens to Itour And they'll be welcome, I At- a avL-ewng of tnc city hockey j though it they expect to'get back league last, night ihe amateur ques- home on the gates they draw, we'd a'd- tiori was a-saia thoroughly rehearsed, vise them to-try the North-west, where advice has .been obtained I the onuort-imffv for' WANT MORE RACING DAY Very Jiltlo from the A.A.A.A headquarters in regard to it "and H was decided that to' the pro- viccial association should be printed here, issued to" nie players at once, j signed and sent to the A. A. A. secre- the opportunity for. permanent settlers are 'better. ONTREAL DISBURSEMENTS JUST MET BY THE FOUR- TEEN DAYS' MEET It was seen in the "tenth, a time; when professional baseball did it Driscoll was fast tiring, his arms listlessly part of the ere saape, color and general appearance j time his Iacked steam and he is or more importance today than to opponent. In one of the ig debate. "Wliat snail America he persistently butted his op-t not enjoy the elevated plane AS a pro- fession that >t now does, when the majority of the players did little but loaf during the off season. EVANS WENT EAST LAST NIGHT Tommy- Evans, conceded to be the bowler, boarded the Dec. >th market next year wUl Take place dur- any -interest on the investment, the their terms could not be. met. Before j lfie lirst Sroupiag A; blows we're "struck, and it wawitb.! aBd_ glove have -been relegated to jing ae second July meeting The surplus from the meetings being ab- the iKing is one of the greatest racing en- sorbed in maintenance and other ex- any Ward- This would completely league that has more clubs than anj! difficulty that the police dragged the j anar- The win-' These professions are many and var- thusiasts ia the world, and he has penses. 'The following were elected; i warring parhaus apar. T-e wm P r ew walk of business done a lot to. promote horse-racing. Board of Directors for the ensuing; plans now adopted and other has And yet thi President, Sir H. Mont. Allan: Lthe delegation tliat the mammoth sporting- organization runi purse s LUC LLi 3C ad the loser forty. Welsh was loudly ho'oted I life is represented among the men in I He is himself the -owner of some of -the the> national game. Some are lawyers j finest racers running on the turf, to- The percentage of infant jii -the city of New York last the highest on record. .iaod not doctors of "medicine, I day. re es- own. [.sixth and seventh rounds for using j-4 cautioned for the_sev-, n jenth and tenth, gettuy as head Hmore An English, company has been or-jder 'his opponents chin, he ganized to develop and exploit the j Welsh, badly, pushing him all round j. s Many petroleum fields of Morocco. i the :ring Tiatil the referee separated] [t .is surprising -to ascertain now them.- High words arose among" the j many of the big league ball players seconds, acd a free fight began, while have purchased farms ranging from to year: vice-presidents. Hon. J. Robidous, A. -E. Ogilvie and "vVm. Riggs. "IBEGWO SMELL SOMETHING; ;r IT'S THE'ONION'LEAGUE league was not prepared -to do this, so smoothly that in. the J'tal> Postponed Games of the sport you'hear more about a twd The schedule will not be interfered-' foiu- Pro league in the east, that vrith, and the postponed games will j appears to be -about 60 -per cent, con] be played at th'e option of the execu- versation, 40 per cent, gate receipts tive. small ones of a, few acres Tast stretches of land where it is neces- Driscoll, "badlr cut up, stead with tears I streaming down his face. j Driscoll was the popular favorite, j sary for tieni to employ several farm j I and the spectators loudly expressed i hands. And another and deeper' dip Into their private lives reveals that ______________ {good many of them were born and j i reared-amid furrows, plowing ma-i IWOLGAST ANSWERS ickines and seneral HELENA BASEBALL EXPERT GIVES LUCAS' NEW VENTURE A TER- RIBLE 'IAKING OVER THE CIRCUIT SEEMS A VERITABLE JOKE Though, the Union bas been i lite one of A. Conan Doyle's detective j The natural" consequence is won- 6Ucl1 should be the-case, and TWO NIGHTS Stan-ing MONDAY, Bee. 26 Mr. W. L. Stewart. presents 3Iiss Leali Stpddait and her Clever Company 5 111 Stephens Linton's Merry Musical Wife's Clean Comedy Clever Comedians An evening of MUSIC AND FUN ik. forwarded is the fact that the farmer Wants S12.5QQ, Win or Lose Bout i boy has considerable more room to practice baseball than the city bred launched, it is doubtful whether it will ever operate. 'The "enthusiastic" organization'meeting was attended by only three people, the press being ex- cluded, and Chief Pooh-Bah Lucas handed out a specially prepared Must Be for 45 Rounds or ft _ fe statement for the benefit of tiie As- More i uvij J.L- ii HUC Ulclt. 'UJC ittiiiiCl UUSS [not have a great deal of time, but press- is light until late in thie summer eve- jj Gadillas. Mich., Dec. 21.- 'I will i aad after ift has finlshed his d .light, iloran for tjie championship, j work is notMng to prevent :and side bet, within ninety daysj from piaying baseball after the date of his challenge toj g g to majority of The following from the Helena-In- ependent explains a few things: "The baby onion, planted at Butte Wednesday night, is the most won- derfully curved question mark with las been asso- league con- Owen Moran, of England. i Lajoie has a farm just outside Cleve- land, Ty Cobb has u farm in Georgia, "The figlit must nor. be less than j Russeii Ford has a big -wheat farm in stories, "A, as my old and distinguish- ed friend Sherlock would say, "My dear Watson, I began to smell some- thing. It is the Onion league." The Onion league looks for all the world like the late lamented Inter- AFTER CUE CHAMPIONSHIP George .Suttan, Wants 4o Play Willie 'Hoppe. for the Title George 3iit.tou, ;he .Chicago billiard- ist, has challenged Willie Hoppe for the cliampionship, and these two cue j experts are expected to meet before ilong and fight for mastery. Button has not been in good health for some time, and has not cut much figure in Mountain, sired by W." H. Lucas in the early spring of 1909 and damned by everybody before it was 90 days old. Except for some new faces it is the same old tale of a few meal tick- ets w-anted by Flukas, professional baseball promoter aad lately beheaded president of the Northwestern league. Montana always looked mighty easy to Lucas. So .-when the Northwest- j billiard circles for a year or more. he is back shape, and is ready to give-the young champion and the rest sport. Tommy Burns, who is our own Noah Brusso, with green, ribbons on him, should have stuck to the, ring or hired a nurse ere he wandered from its charmed circle. Ever since he has been getting into -trouble.' First he play.ed lacrosse and :wrencned his knee, and now he h'as .tangled himself ,up in a street car accident and mangl- ed everything except his lungs. All of which goes to show that as a place safety the prize ring has it by a point or- two on even, the cyclone cel- lar.. A waii comes from Montreal because days' racing at the Blue Bon- nets track only produced enough, rev- enue to pay purses and general ex- a tard battle for the 18.1 or 18.2 ti- of which may or may not tie. Button' when'at his is "one! have been tiie great good d0ne to our of the greatest performers with the old-friend bang-tail. But why this wail because Blue Bonnets failed to cue m the world. He is noted for dividends? Have we not toe lang brilliant runs which ne ex- fl in and gain that the ecutes on tbe green clotn table. He j princes racs eare not for defeated Hoppe, S.ossoa, -CutJer, ttiat thcy are actuated simply by sections, and thars a broad assertion ern league magnates handed him aland all the other cue stars in match- ]a ]ove Of sport a longing to im- Mystery fcs.s the Onion embraced in a i envelope ivith "his" ronnds, or to a said Wol- j Manitoba. JJig Clarke, the Cleveland with it seems to be a question. Sappho-like caress and everything j ambled across the 'line into JM on tana jgast "The weight must be 133 pounds i catcher, is a fanner during the off- ringside, and my end of the purse j season. 'must not be less than regard-1______ iless of the result. These are my con- and nothing will change Had everything about the organiza- liejes. and has field the title of -world's j prove the horse breed? sa champion. He is' Koppe's strongest j most think that in Pea i.o launch another Forth of J.uly nf- j rival in the game today. Billiard lov- fair. And why not? Certainly if the jditions, T T i tnem. I won't risk the championship j A i aaainst a light weight of class in less i JL 'than rounds. It makes no differ-jj, eace to ine where the fight takes j j, i place. Soon after Moran defeated; J, Nelson, Wolgast said he would the Britisher in May. but later chang- i J-. led the date to February, with a J. i 5000 sniarantee. J, ZIMMERMAN WANTED Henry Zimmerman, the crack fielder, who joined the Lethbridge club late last sea- son, is wanted -by C. H. Row- land, ex-manager of the Win- __- t i_. i tiiio V..ULI OJ-IU -.JUUU lslookinS af- "iwas stated that Great Falls would be-: Now its Lucas, -Honest John ;NEW "HOPE' ENTERS RACE FOR TITLE L Dec. 31 ier the Dubuque, Iowa, team. Rowland, in his letter to the Lethbridge club, says- "Will you sell or trade Zimmer- He fails to state ex- act terms. Zimmerman is a valuable man. and Rowland will bs asked to come across with a large lump of change for his services. The trade idea will hardly stick. jjoe Burke Seeks Some One tc Teach I Him to Box i J, i i" Chicago, Dec. lor Hot Springs where, he says, he bopes to jfincl some one to teach him a little 'about boxing, Joe Burke, formally ca- j tered the "hope of 'the u-hiro race" Pj class here today. Burke is the Canadian amateur fl i champion -who lost to Warren Barbour. ijjlhe millionaire fighter of >'ew the Boston amateur tourney Tues-j i day night. i I- "I don'r. know a-thing about j finer points of said Burke! i "They say 1 have a good punch and j. that's all. But still some day may jSaranac Lake and Montreal be up with the best of them." I'm i the Meets [going after it anyway." been above board. Lucas -would peopTe Of Montana arc willing be entitled to respect, but every i to piay fau guys all over agajn LU. bit of the transaction seems to havejcas won't be backward about taking been underhanded and mystericus. For i "the money. He can pay himself a weeks the papers were full of gush to; years salary out of the forfeits put up jthe effect that Charley Carr, late man- J by the different clubs no mauer ager of Indianapolis ciub Dan llc-jth'er ihe Onions last 12 months or Gann, a former big leaguer, aad other; three. 'That's what he did in j high racguls in the National game, j served three months and collected sal- were just literally- breaking their ary for a year. j necks to ge: out here and pick up a in 1S09 it was Lucas, Jack Grim, 'franchise in this baseball bonanza. It. Con StrouUiers and John Barnes. ers will await ills match with Hoppe with keen interest. One would al- easoupville horse- racing was becoming a business in- stead of one grand combination of j sport and philanthropy. come the "farm" for the Pittsburg! Closkey, Thiel, maybe Cody, maybe team. Missoula bad raised for old Tom iot of ia club. Twin Falls was simply-nuts migratory cast-off-managers looking to get in with both feet. Jack Cody for a soft spot to light. would .be there from Boise with cue Over in B.utte they refer playfully plunks as a forfeit. Ogden j to the new joke "as "The Baby j would get .up a purse of SI to run League." Why not cal! it the "green the club. etc. And then to read this in j Somebody's eyes are going Anaconda Standard's report of thefts smart before the follies of 1911 are li meeting: "Present the meeting were W. H. John .7 iMcClosKey. i.. F. Tbiel G. M. Reid, of Mobile." Isn't It: Rather Aggravating? Who applied for Helena and Mis- ula. Mr. And those numerous mysteries. ont mind. Helena got bu'luji a; the "league" n-ieeting. The great big mag- j'.ares who pounced down OB little old Montana. few vreeks ago, and took "protection." for everything in sight, have decreed that, Helena can't nave a. franchise in the Onion. The tat. {When, giving our. the information to juicy, luscious plums har-dec! out by jthe Associated Press Wednesday Lucas. McCIoskoy, et Lave gone SKATE RACING DATES Mr. Lucas named i prospective managers, Me but three ai to Rime aad Grear, Fails. A letter i frorr. a prominent fan in Great Falls Will Get i Butte. Reed at Great Falls arid Cody few weeks ago jat Boise. He did not mentior. Thiel. j Falls likes LUCAS as much as a China-'! nutn and we throw the chinks into the DECLINES Chicago j a match by i of New Battiing declared he did not think he could do himself justice at the present time and would not re-enter the ring until after bo had a long rest. JBO1.- "Father Tom" Kelly, His coxr. Saraiw Lake, N. V., Dec. SO.Dates jir.ent was: "Severn! Class A ball men j And as far as the Onion for the annual Saranac Lake ice-skat- ine other clubs but their j has progressed in Great Falls. Boise! ing ra-c-c-s have beer, approved of by: names are withheld 'o.niil the definite j wants a berth in a new Idaho state: j X'lce-President .lohn Harding, o? the conclusion of terms." Though the j league. Twin Fails is purely an iment and Ogden is the rottenest. j I town on the map. This! McCloskey in Butte and Thiel j Get your Christmas Wines and Liquors at Pagnuelo's We have a very large and carefully selected stock of extra quality. genuine Liquors and Wines of every description for our Xmas trade, and we would like to have your orders as early as possible as we will not be able to give you the same attention or service when the big rush sets in. SOMETHING NEW AGAIN We are always receiving something new and our latest OLD ORKNEY (DOUBLE O) SCOTCH WHISKEY A whiskev that will undoubtedly prove a great favorite with our Trade. This shipment comes direct from Messrs. McConnell Co., Ltd., proprietor of Stormness Orkney, Scotland- OLD OKKNEY imicli of. its flavor and superiority to the pure water used in distilling ir. OLD ORKNEY is sold in bottles only, and every drop is bottled by the Distillers To cur raany patrons and friends we honestly recommend it as a very iiigh grade, and pure whiskey. outdoor championships will be held here, international skat- ing championships will go to Montreal. There will be races at. Montreal from 30 to February 4. his salary? Didn't these people have that necessary coin? K not, tough luck, Lucas. Like Detective'Tale, leacuc maeunKf really with the Salt Lake team battling for the rag, and the decision ought to be due about the time the newspapers j begin howling for a safe reads fourth in t upim 407 Second Are. 8. Phone 543 ;