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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1915 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE DAME FORTUNE HAS PLAYED LEADING ROLE IN THE SPORTING SHOW Who aays Miss Fate is not a con- firmed sly jade who laughs with rougish glee behind her fan Roger Hrusmihan became a catcher on a dare. Roger was dared into going behind the fcai. and today is not only one of the greatest back- stops in the game, but also one of greatest of managers. Kid McCoy started hoxing because it was feared he would, .die of con- sumption. Later McCoy became one of the greatest lighters of his weight in the world. Frank Chance wanted to become a boxer. When only 18 years of age the man who became world famous as the manager of the Cubs was a cork By a sort of chance Corbett to boxing in earnest, and then portuiiity and made him the champion. took op- speed world's heavyweight Charley. Comiskey's parents fought Hart Claims That Killing of Wife was an Accident (CONTIXUKIJ FUOM FltOST ?ACils) house, and then turn slowly around again, and as lie turned the gun went off and he saw Mrs, Hart fall to tho ground. Tho gun at the time of the discharge was being carried by Hart In his hand, and he did not put tiie guzi to hia shoulder. Directly Mrs. Hart fell accused walked away into the bush and ho did not go up to the body. Dr. McKenzie's Evidence Dr. McKcnzIo, the next witness called, yave some rather sensational evidence which appears to support the criitcntion that lie fell on turning ro.und and the gun acci- dently went off. He said: "On the against "his playing ball. The par- day following the fatality l went'to ents even went "so far as to intercede the Hart ranch and examined the body with Ted. Sullivan in their desire to of Mrs. Hart. She dlud from the re- liavc Charltiv enter business. Sullt-' suit of a bullet entering the lower van put Comiskcy off his team, bufc part of the back on the right side, the natiual lovn for the name and an and coming out of the left shoulder, unconquerable Irish determination Death was instantaneous. The dc- combiiud to make the greatest first ceased woman was five feet four in- basemmi of his the cues high and the bullet entered the The Welcome Gift is the Useful Gift greatest of all time. John Sullivan, strangely enough, body at a height of forty seven inches, emerging at the shoulder at the height of fifty-aeven inches, passing upwards _ Jjm to become a at an" angle of thirty degrees. The lias player All bullet passed through the chest ea- tnc prize ring "vltjr, ths blood vessels and part greatest, first basemen and one of its greatest characters. icai sort of way anil sat back and asked by.Mr. Maekay to give a de watched the making of the greatest mnnstration at what angle the rifle champion of all-time. must have been held to make the wound he assuming that Barney Olrlfield was rated only as tlle Sun was fired from a distance tf ARRESTED IN LONDON AND RE- MANDED ON FIFTY-POUND BAIL London, Dec. 31. Two pugilists, ''Fighting Hob" Spencer ami Aaron Brown, known as were remanded in buil each today whets they were arraigned in Wostmiii when they were in West- minster police court in conueclion with alleged passport Frauds. Spencer, who is said to be a Brit- ish subject, is charged iyith having passed 'himself off a.s an American citizen to obtain a passport from the American embassy. "Dixie who is an American, is alleged to have signeij Spencer's application. JESS WILLARD TO CHICAGO Will-. Bout With Fulton Philadelphia, Dec. lie Ritchie, former lightweight champion, defeated Eddie Me- Andrews, a local lightweight, in a six-round bout here to- night Ritchie had the better of every round, although jVIc- Andre'ws fought pluckily and camo -back strong at the finish. Los Angeles, Dec. a march admirers who planned a farewell demonstration in his honor HftlSGNMSI A IN BIT OF Nffl UK Hoxing as conducted in the state of New York, where the Frawley law permits ten round bouts without de- cisions, lies proved highly successful. This is particularly true of the sport within the last year. The law has been in effect a little more than three years for the sport to regulate it- self to reach a basis that could draw no criticism. In New York City there are bullet might have been de- llected, but Dr. McKeuzie was nosi- i tive there was no dfiflp.rt.inn. j Constables Wishart and Stuchbery J of the Mounted Police gave evidence j 'of the rinding of the body, which was lying face downwards with the left j arm across the face and the right i arm in an extended position. j This evidence, closed the case for the crown, and after evidence of good character of the accused had been called, accused -.was nlaced on the stand and gave the following evi- dence: Hart Tells Story "I have been married 31 years and am 43 years of age. Up to the time i ilrs. Sargeant came to live at the i house my wife and myself lived a j peaceful life. "We1-Had the usual litt'ie domestic tiffs but did not have any big quarrels. I have never called my daughter hard names. After Mrs. Sar- Ex-Pugilist Successful in Politics j eiubs operating Some of them are of seant came to the house she obtained Election returns in Chicago tell of: Uie ,.smaU type but these are an influence over my wife, and I the train today, .Teas .Willard, Eddie Santry's victory at the noils for the oncs that take" a1 chance on-stag- strongly objected r to her presence representative in the Illinois legis'.a- ?nntests successful in financial as I considered she was not a heavyweight champion migilist of thejrepre world, '.eft'liere-'yesterday for Chicago Hure. to join his manager and make fur- i This adds another chapter to San- his 30-round try's career, .which has been traught iher arrangements for contest with Fred F.nlton at New Or- the first week in March. CHARLEC WEEGHMAN TO with many trials. Champion of tli featherweights, referee, threatened with blindness, always a clean liver and now politician are some of the things which have helped to keep the BUY CHICAGO NATIONALS Chicago boy before the puh'.ic for Cincinnati, Dec.. It was learned years. Inilay tiiat ii" roace plans are carried j While he Isn't generally credited to Charles Wcegh-1 with having ever held the feather- nw-i -.vIH prababiy-ieave Cincinnati at! weight'crown, Santry was, as records for Gregory, Texas, where he j will show, king of the 122-po.unders, will .see Cnarles P. Taft to conclude {though his claim to the honor was the purchase of tho Chicago .Nation- short-lived, als, Deaf and Dumb Scrapper An eastern sport writer- tells this one: i AVejisefl to have a deaf and dumb fighter over In Brooklyn who always .seamed to: fight' harder after the bell irang. We were at a loss to .let him I know when the gong' sounded. So one of his seconds Kit on the idea of -squirting seltzer at him at the end !of every round. 'That worked well, hut in one light !he always seemed to be battling in the farthest corner at the end of every round. Well, they used .up worth of signai night and when they found their end came to ?23 they .decided on a new signal code i 'Next time they threw raw. pota- toes at him. That also worked.for a while, for this signal man they car- ried around with'the dummy's 'hand- lers was some potato paster. He are manv other clubs fit companion, for .my wife. On one which cater to the "popular priced" occasion I heard Mrs. Sargeant try. IVre trade. These clubs' put on shows to persuade my wife to go to which the fans may see for Spokane to have a good time, and a In the city of New -York today" days after I spoke to my wife there are six clubs which mav be rat- about lt and sne Promised to send ed as big ones These clubs stage but didjiot _..... high class bouts. They are fol-! Dealing with the day of the fatality the accused said: got home from Jtfadisoii Square Johnston, promoter. garden James St. Nicholas rink Billy Gibson, promoter. BoaE' Bellevue in the afternoon and went to my trunk and found a-letter had gone. My wife said she had taken it and I asked her for it. Mrs. Sargeaut said, For Mother For Father For Grandmother Moth'er likes a comfortable walk- ing shoe, house shoe or bedroom slipper. We have a varied stock For the Little Feet husband, brother or is nothing more appreciated than a pair of "good" up-to- date shoes or a pair of pumpi, For Sister The older we get the more "com- fort" means to us. Make the "old folks" happy by adding to their comfort, "Comfy" shoes means ours Girls and boys wear out an.aw- ful lot of shoes. Ten to one they need new ones right now wear longest. The Welcome Gift is the Useful Gift The Foot Toggery wife or mother, our stock is .boots, house boots, shoes, slippers, pumpg, spats and overshoes. The Welcome Gift is the Useful Gift Sherlock Building W. J. NELSON CO. Avalanche of Subscriptions Mark Close of Contest Candidates Did Themselves Successful Contest Ever Conduct- ed by the Count of Votes Will Be Announced in Tomorrow's Herald. PLAIN ENOUGH "How do you know that Chaucer dictated to a "Look at the KEEP YOUR MONEY IN THE COUNTRY AND BUY THE FAMOUS Automobile Skate AT MAC'S. SKATES HOLLOW GROUND D. E. MacDonaid GUNSMITH and INDIAN MOTORCYCLE Agent. 407 5th St. S. Phone 1032 'Don't give it to him.' I asked her j for it again, and. as I did not get it Lvcpum-McMahon brothers promot-: f went and got.'the axe, and camo, in and threatened to cut up her pic- j itures. I did this for a bluff, hut it' did not work. I did not intend to chop un ,the pictures, and I did not' threaten her with the axe. f then took tlie ,axe outside arid later saw my wife and CHrs. Sargeant coming up towards the potato patch. I went in- side and got the -dfie and went to- j wards them. My idea set my within about fifteen naked for letter, VO V PheW, roUmg I'SrlS? towards the house and I heard Mrs. ers. Fortv fourth Sporting Changs promoter Fairmont AthUtic Gib- son, promoter. BOWLING AT THE YM.C.A. Ih. Donjon up the Rnox Un team m i tilt at the n l th t v of Ed Davit turned the trick in the Dormiton s fa, or m the two games g cou'ifl shoot a spud right under the' Davison played McKillop Murray Irwin SKATING LLet us have your Skates and Boots. We will fix them-.up right fur the season. We liavo recently installed a new skate sharpener. Skates sharpened, rivited on and your boots fixed up right. FRANK MILES 511 4th Avenue South. referee's chin arid hit the deaf one any place he pleased. 'But one night he showed up en- tirely illled with'applejack. Aim aw ful. Wouad up by missing the dum- my and hitting- a' borough president right on the eye, "and we gated him and his-half sack of murphys 'I solved it. 'Wh.en.he fought again I refereed and I .carried a cowbell chime with, me. I played a lowing j herd chime right under his nose at the end of each round and the just had to. penetrate his Ihick skull tor he inhaled the signal. Toombs Davis 133 87 113 06 91 148 City Reports Must Be Ready Shortly Lbtimates o the city s lures 'for "1916 must be laid on I- walked on and they 'followed me, .and after going a short distance I 1-72 heard my wife make some remark! 1 143 -turned, round ami said, 'What's 145 and as I turned I stumbled on my right knee and the b.utt of the rifle .460 hit, the ground, and it went off. I did not inean to shoot and did not 131 pull the trigger. T thought the rifle 14r7 was at the safety. I saw my wife fall, and I don't remember what hap- pened 'then for some time. I do not remember shooting When J came to I was lying on tho ground and I thea went into the house and put a towel round my bead, and the police came. Accused was then subjected to a most; searching cross examination by Crown Prosecutor Campbell, -who elicited the fact that five years ago lie had a gun accident to his face, biit the Candidates simply flooded the con- test office with _suliscriktion reports. It was almost midnight when the last contestant left the office. Utterly impossible to even hazard a guess as to'the probable winners of the various prizes. j The special contest committee of representative business men will have. entire charge of the count. All the duplicates of subscription reports on file at this includes ev-' cry subscription upon which votes have been be counted foi': the candidate to whom it was issued. The last vote in the paper will be ,en- tirely ignored. The count will start about 8 p'clcck this evening, anil all the candidates and their friends arc invited to be present. As a sjitsial favor we ssk that inquiries the phone he withheld until after 10 o'clock to- night, r It's all over exc'ept the the incidentally the spending of the prize .money, We'll trust the candidates to take care', of the last feature. The following gentlemen have kind- ly consented to supervise the count and award the prizes His Worship Mayor Hardie, Sheriff SI Young, P. W. Ppnnefather, Supt. m-Nf-W. M. P., Geo. W. Green, Green, manager Ellison Mills ALL-AM THE POPULAR Winter Sailings from St. John Date Steamer to- Dec. London1 Jan. Liverpool Jan. Liverpool' Jan. ..r.. Liverpool Feb. LoHdon Feb London Feb. Liverpool at Havre east and west; bound. Portland to Glasgow direct Dec. Reduced round trip railway in effect Nov. 15 to Dec. 31 from all points west. For full information and reserva-r tions apply to any R. R. or S. S. agent or W. R. ALLAN, Gen. Nor-, west Agent, Winnipeg. _ HOTEL MAN MUST DELIVER THE GOODS Winnipeg, Dec. Manitoba court of appeals ruled "today that G. H. a local hotelman, must pay his subscription of promised to the Y.M.C.A. fund some time ago. After undertakins to pay olson objected to carrying out the agreement, and to secure a decision for guidance in the as- sociation began the action-just de'- ciiied. DILLON GREATEST FIGHTER denied that it was 'anything to do council clmthpr m lannaiv That is a qmrrbl with Ms-1 fn but the of the commissioners, and arose out of the fact that he had been 'Alavor Hardie is up to tne in drinking A again figures and thinks he uill be ready denied that he had anv tiouble BOWLING DOMINION ALLEYS Basement Dominion Building Entrance on Sixth Street tliat would have floored an eie- expected, the city will be taking-, in Hits Harder Than Says to Irw his figures for the financial de- I with his wife prior to Mrs. Bat Masterson j partiiient on the table..early in. but on the letter, which was seen them all come ind go -iCitj Assessor JVIccch is also the tiu e of the disniite being read, says Bit Masterson milling The 191fa ass ssment it appeared tint at that time there "anli things considered this Jack which will be ready by.February. It tfaa considerable friction.. The letter IJPion is the greatest fighter I ever contain fev changes ot1 er than wn addressed to his famil> in the looked at. I've seen him take pun- those necessary, and if things go as Old Country and In it ho complained .his. wife-was trying to rob him of liis property. When asked to explain of this accused said he wrote It did not mean to post it. Dealing with the shooting incident, accused said he always kept his gun ,oh the safety and did not notice the "safety was off, but admitted that on the arrival of the po'iice he noticed tho safety was off. i.He altio admitted _____._............ ,...__ __ he an excellent shot and while more iirewoiks than Palno put I clerk of the town for main jrars, is fn the volunteers in the OW .Country ;on in l.is career." 'dead, aged 70. won several prizet. pliant and never back a step. He as or harder than Fitz- sfmmons 1916 taxes by April, next. Reports for the'current year jlso th attention of the MINERS WiTK ASTHMA are getting weaker every day, because tiny particles of dust that float through the air gradually choke the breathing tubes and finally alfe'ct the lungs. Forthis.reasoneyerymanwhpworks in the mines should.take a spoonful.of Scott's Emulsion. after meals, because it rjeciiliarly benefits the breathing tract and soothes the irritated mem-.' branes, while .its pure cod liver ..oil improves the blood, strengthens the throat and fortifies the lungs, Emulsion is helpingso many men suffering from! Miners' Asthma that you shouid try it at once. It Nature's streiigthehing from harmful drugs. Your druggist has it. Always insist' on the genuine Scott's Emulsion. 'He's let a few of them go the limit commissioners andx the public- will him that he might have stopped.. .know in a few days how the expenses Despite his ferocious appearance and this year compared with the esti- Sreat lighting ability, he's not a. vie. Jous lad. But I want to see Frank Horari or Jim .Coffey climb through Johnson, librarian in. Wal- the ropes with him! Then you'll aso! laccburg since before that FOR YOUR XMAS. CHEER! We carry all the Leading Brands of Wines Spirits LETHBR1DGE BEER AT BREWERY PRICES H. MAYER TO J. B. REUTER WHOLESALE 190 Fifth South Cox 20J dte' ;