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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1915 THE LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE Damon Kimyan in the Now York American, lolls tlio following about Joe Stctcher, who wants to meet Cotch Vousouf Ilussaue, the Turk wrest- ler, and Jack Curley, 'his manager, have returned from Lincoln, Neb., where Hussane was beaten 'on Thanks- giving Day by Joe Stetchcr, the new Western' mat" marvel. Stetcher won in two straight (alls, devoting about four minutes to the subject of the the first time and slightly more than.for tiie second fall. When interrogated about the mat- ter up in Gurlcy's office, Ilussane walked the floor, flailing the air above his head with his arms. "Oh-o-o-o, I am so nervous 1" he said. Somediiigs it happens. I. do not know. No Yes 1 am so nervous I-lussanc, he is de- feat in nine minyutcs. What a busi- ness is this I It better was that I be drunk. I could not have done worsor. Xjne minyutcs Hussane Oh-o-o-o! -i am so nervous Not Recovered "He hasn't quite recovered said Curloy. "Stetchcr got him with n scissors hold for the first hold with tlie two legs around the body which tiie has per- fected to murderous efficiency. The second time Hussane got behind him, and was working on him, when sud- denly one of Stetcher's ham-like hands shot out, grasping Ilussane around -the wrist, and threw him around iu the air. Jt was all over so quickly that I could scarcely realize what had happened. As for you see him." "1 am so said Hussane, walking the floor. "Hussane is a good wrestler, and had you told me any man iu the world could throw him twice in nine minutes I'd have laughed at continued Curley. "This Stetcher is the greatest wrestler I've ever seen. In my opinion, he is the greatest anybody .has ever seen. If ever he meets Ootch. and he probably will within the next year, out around Omaha, I'm going to bet all I can beg or borrow on Stetcher." "I should shoost as well he drunk; I could not liave done in- sisted Hussane. Joe is a Farnwr "Steteher is twenty-three years old, and was born and raised in the little town of Dodge, re- sunied Curley. "I never heard of Dodge before in my...lite, until I heard of Stetchcr, but T am that an- other of our American great wrest- lers, Clarence Whistler, came from t'.iere. I always thought he originat- ed in.Baltimore, but it seems not, "Stetcher never had "a wrestling lesson in his life. All he knows about ihe game he has picked up himself, and li: he can .beat Crotch, as I -think he can, it will be one of the most wonderful accomplishments in the history of wrestling. "Stctcher is not an exceptionally big fellow, being oS medium height and weighing about, 190 pounds, hut he is amazingly strong and fast on tiic mat. All liis preliminary 'wrest- -lini; was done with his brother and sister out on the farm. They.tell me his sister can.easily throw the aver- age .wrestler..' "The scissors hold apparently came natural to' Stetcher, hut he has per- fected it in many 'ways. When he trains he lakes a big sack stuffed full of wheat and straddles, it, bringing the pressure of his legs to bear upon it until the bag bursts. I've heard it said; that he used to straddle cows and horses, and crumple them by the terrific pressure of his limbs; hut 'this story sounds a bit iar fetched. "Stetcher lias never wrestled an exhibition." When he steps on the mat he is out to win, and hi! wins so it really isn't much of a show.. He has thrown eight men in severity-eight minutes in his last eight falls." MOBAN LEADS PHILLIES i-FOR NEXT THREE' YEARS Now York, Dec, Moran will manage.the Phillies, for three years more. 'Pat .announced today that he and President -Baker had- agreed to terms for that. length of time. .Al- though no contract'has yet been sign- ed, it is certain that one will be, or that--Pat'and the club will work har- moniously "gentlemen's agreement." Gifts for Him If He Smokes lirass Ash Trays, Tobacco Jars Pipe Backs, Meerschaum and Briai: Pipes. Leather and Touches. Cigars in Boxes, of 10, 2.3, and 50. Cigarettes in boxes of 10, 50, and 100. THE ELITE CIGAR STORE PERRY AND REID PHONE 1318 FIFTH STREET, Herald Subscription Contest Comes to an End Tonight jOormtiug of tlio Votes and AAvarcling ol! tlio Prizes Will Take Place at the Contest Oflicu Tomor- row Evening at; Eight O'Cloek. At 1! o'clock tonight tiie contest uids so far value of subscrip- tions in votes are concerned. Candidates who have reports to turn in personally must bo in the con- test office not later than that time, and will be waited on in turn. Subscribers will be allowed miti'i Ihe same hour to hand in subscrip- tions in favor of any candidate in the list. Letters from candidates residing outside of Lethbridge mailed up to midnight tonight and reaching tlie contest office by the lirst available mail train to arrive from tlie point at which the letter was, mailed, will be accepted' and votes issued. O'LEARY AND MANAGER ENLIST AT SASKATOON Saskatoon. Dec. O'Lsary, lightweight champion ot Canada, and his manager, O. W. Madden, celebrated the champion's victory ovor Billy McKenzie Friday night by an- swering the call to the colors. On Saturday they were sworn in (or overseas service with the Goth battalion. O'lLeary, who is an Irishman by birth, has made his home in Seattle for many years, and has won fame from the Atlantic to the Pacific as one of the cleverest boxers that ever donned a glove. His manager, air. Mad- den, was for some years a fa- mous jockey, and has piloted hundreds of winners against Tod Sloan, Danny Maher and the most famous .jockeys of the turf. Col. Lang announced that .both men would be given the rank of sergeant and will "oe attached to "B1 'company. ill SMNFf- TENTATIVE AGREEMENT BE- TWEEN OUTLAWS AND OR. GANIZED BASEBALL CLUBS PRIZE AWARDING COM- MITTEE The following gentlemen have kindly consented to act as a committee to supervise the counting of the votes: Mis Worship Mayor Hardie, Sheriff M. Young, P. W. Pcnne- tather, Supt. fi. N..W. M. P.; Geo. W. Green, manager Elli- son .Mills. The relative standing of the candidates in the contest according to published vote yesterday: Miss Thelma McEachern, 537 14th Street South Miss Lula Nieison, Cardston, Aita.............. Miss Winnie Helseth, Letiroriflge, P. O. Box 397 Miss Sadie Niven, Frank, Alta...................... Geo. T. Wride, Raymond, Alta.................. Miss Isabel Inkster, Barons, Alta................... Miss Frances Lawson, 812 Third Avenue Soulll Mrs. Pearl Ross, Bow Island, Alta.................. Robert Bow Island, Alta................. John Wright, Hardieville, Alta..................... Miss Le Vaun Van Orman, Taber, Alta............. Mrs. Thomas Bernier, S First Street South......... Miss Rita McAndrews, Retlaw, Alta........... Mrs. 0. H. Benson, Commerce, Alta................. Miss Eva Hutton, 814V Sixth Avenue South....... Miss Iva Walker, Ninth Street South Mrs. G. W. Haley, Grassy Lake, Alta................ Miss Annie Pelletier, Monarch, Alta................ Miss Louise Scott, Jlacleod, Ana.................... Miss Alice Reardon, Pincher Creek, Alta............ A. Mcllvena, A. It. I. Library, Lethbridge Miss Winnifred I. Sellens, 711 12th Street A South Miss Elvera Thelin, Orton, Alta...................... John Cropley, Fifth Ave. A South Ford Touring Car Price You'll gel loss "kicking'in Hie clnich" Mum by "pushing on ihe lines." The ford will Iriple your horse do- livery service and increase your profits. Give Mic economical Ford a dinnce In cul down your cost of doing business. Tlie Runabout is now the Town Oar 3780; f.o.b. Ford, Ontario. AH cars completely equipped, including electric headlights. Equipment does not include speed- ometer. Get particulars from THE FORD GARAGE VIRTUE 1232 3rd AVE S. PHONE 633. CAIRNCROSS SON CARDSTON DISTRICT FORTY RACERS ARE LANDED Minnefiaha Brings tion From Record Importa- England RULES FOR THE CLOSE OF THE CONTEST New York, Dec. thor- j oughbrecl horses, constituting one of I the largest importations of racing stock to this co.untry in 10 years, ar- Fulton Not Conceded Chance With Willard The Willard-Fulton match, billed for New Orleans March 4.th, is not causing more than a ripple in pugil- istic circles. Fulton, although credited -with knocking Willard down in an ex- hibition bout some time ago, is not conceded to have a chance with the champion. He lacks.ling experience, although possessing size and hitting power. Willard, according to best in- formed critic's, knows too much about the game for his opponent and should win inside the limit. The fact that he once floored Willard is nothing to commend him. Fans will remember that or.ce Jack Monroe give Jim Jef- fries a warm time-for four rounds in a Butte ring, and when they 'were matched for a twenty-round altair Jeffries won before the fans were comfortably seated. The WillardTFul- ton affair may be a Jeflriesjilonroe bout all over again. Darcy WIN Meet Winner The arrival of Les Darcy, the sen- sational Australian middleweight, in America, promises to stir lot of interest in this division. He has beaten all of the best hoys in Aus- tralia and a couple of the topnotch- ers who journeyed "down under" to meet the Antipodean. When Darcy ar- rives here he will probably he match- ed Mike Gibbons and Young Ahearn. The latter pair will come together next month and the winner will get the first call for a bout with Jack Kearns' protege. Xew York, Dec. o! the tentative baseball peace situation having been eiven by representatives of the National, American and Fed- eral Leagues, the details of the treaty were considered here in a con- ference by members of the National Commission with a committee 'from the Federal--League. Aside from mergers of the Nation- al and Federal League clubs in Chi- cago and St. Louis, one of the most important clauses in the agieenunt, IK a provision that 72 of the Federal League players who have contracts with the Federal League shall he fully protected hv organized baseball. According to the same authority, other Federal League players will be given ten (lays' notice. As stated at the beginning of Hie Herald's Subscription Campaign, and repeated many times since that time, the contest closes tonight. City candidates will be allowed un- til 11 o'clock tonight to turn iu sub- scriptions. Candidates outside of the city of ahle at par in Lethbridge. Any per- rivell Other day from England sonal cheques sent must be marked T7rauce On -board the Minnebaha. "accepted." The final count will be held row evening, starting at S o'clock, In the contest olfice, next to the Her- ald building. Lethbridge will he allowed to mail the second highest vote, 40% subscription reports T O N IG H T. tiie collections made; third highest, too late to have the post office Of collections; fourth OTTAWA WON PROTEST TIED WITH ARGONAUTS Toronto, Dec. the annual Candidates are invited to be present. 'meeting Saturday afternoon of the In- The awarding of the prizes is a terprovlnclal Rugby Football Union iimple process: (the 'Big Ottawa's protest The candidate having the highest in connection with the last game at receive first prize; the one the capital which gave the Argonauts second place in 'the championship series, was heard. The delegates de highest, elded -that It should "be called "no DEACON WHITE OFFERED REINS OF TACOMA CLUB .J1 Edmonton Bulletin: Deacon White, manager of the Edmonton baseball club fn the now dormant Western Canada league, was the recipient: ot a neat compliment from Joe McGin- nity, the Tacoma magnate, yesterday. Tiie local man received a hurry-up wire from the former famous pitcher of the New York Giants, stating that he heard Deacon was in the market for a franchise, and offered the Ta- coma berth in the Northwestern'.lea- gue for quick sale. McOInnity has re- ceived an offer to manage new Butte clu-b in President Blewett's The Deacon said McGmnity's wire e- stainp on the envelope, the candidate fifth highest, sixth high- game." This leaves Ottawas and Al- should have one or more witnesses 'sign this statement written on the iback of the envelope, "Mailed before I midnight, Tuesday night, All remittances must be accompan- est, The remaining active can- gonauts tied for second place didates will be paid 10% commission The financial statement showed upon all subscription collections. there Is left in the treasury; Besides tlie committee of represent- it was recommended .to the incoming atlve citizens who will supervise the executive that the referees and .urn- led by express money order, post of- counting, candidates are invited to pji-es for next season be appointed at fice money order, or bank draft, pay- have a scrutineer it they 50 desire, j the semiannual' meeting in Septem- MONTREAU STARS i BEAT ST.; NICKS New York, Dee. Stars, of the Montreal city hockey league, suc- cessfully defended the Art Ross inter- ber, an'd these officials', be called 'tor national challenge cup when tonight, gefher to arrive at a proper inter in the''third and -filial game of the pretation of-the plajrag ruleb. series, they defeated the St. Nicholas j W. A. Swing of Montreal was e'iect- club team 2 to 1. St. Nicholas won in ed president and "Bob" Isbister of Montreal Dec. 11, and in a game last: Hamilton and George_Chuich Ottawa, n New'vork the teams tied, were chosen vice-presidents minded him of a little story. AValking down the street of a small town in' Tennessee, a commercial traveller stepped .up to a kinky-head- ed negro and. said: "Say, Useless, can you-change ome a twenty-dollar "No, responded the negro, "but I certainlj thanks jou compliment." For use in cities ivhich- forbid jjai- ige, waste paper and ashes to.be Cincinnati inventor has .bagi mixed brought out a ventilated, three com- partment rubbish receptacle Let us harb your Skates and Boots. We. will fix then? up right, for the season. We have recently, installed a new skate sharpener. Skates rivited on and your boots ffxed up right. FRANK MILES 611 4th Avenue South. BOWLING DOMINION ALLEYS Baicmertt Dominion Building EntrjnM on Sixth Street PETER JACKSON JACK JOHNSON HAD MET The well-known English referee-, Mr. Oorri, appetite worthy of such -a great sportsman in his in- troduction to a description of the Peter Jackson-Frank Rlavin contest, in which he says: "If only'it had been possible to have brought. Peter Jackson ''and 'Jack' Johnson ,'togethor we should have 'seen a gigantic bout between two of the greatest expon- ents of boxing .who ever it 'is true, but great boxers, none the less." It is a regret which must surely be shared by every fol- lower of the sport; and pity 'tis that either Jackson died too soon or that Johnson was torn, too late to. admit the staging of a contest which would surely have aroused Olympus from its long sleep. It would have undoubtedly been a great fistic battle between two clever dusky giants, their prime at the same period. Lo- cal experts are much inclined to favor Jackson aa the winner of such a com- bat, it It were possible, with his su- perior skill and ring generalship; for Peter was certainly one of tlie great- est heavyn clghls ever seen. ill the roped arena. We have a fall line of these Chocolates fresh from the factory. Prices to suit all purses. to J. D. HIGINBOTHAM CO., LIMITED___________ A Large Assortment of Neilson's Chocolates, freslv packages from 5c to at THE FRANK HEDLEY DRUG CO. ;