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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19J 5 T H E L12T H B H1 DGE D A IL Y H E RALP PAGE THREW Olot Johansson, twice winner oi 'the Lcthhridgo Herald annual iive- milo road ra'.c, will be n contender Jor Lliii Calvary 1 (erald road taw. hon- ors yii 'Jhrisliiins Johansson will bo soil to Calgary by the Foot Toggery store, -I. Kelson This trip was promised Johansson after the Dominion Patriotic sports :tuis summer, the occasion tin which llie ruimer lilted tin.' Herald cup for the second tune in succession. Joliansson leaves ior I. to- day, lie will meet in the bis race Christmas Day twenty-two w" Ihc premier runners of the prov- ince, them pci-mran, the recognized .star of them all, ami several times winner of the Herald trophy, anil Fivsrnt, holder. Johans- son says he can heat Decotrau. Don't be.surprised it" he docs, lie will .the best of them step lively. INDOOR.BASEBALL TOURNEY ARRANGED FOR BOYS AT "Y" Indoor baseball tournameut ar to those staged in former years Just at Ibis lime, will lie tbo liromler attraction at the, "Y" for the buys next week. Past tournaments of itliis nature hnvi! been very keenly i contested and have provided much amusement and clean sport for the hoys of every school. Tbo -games will be played in the "Y" gym. every day during the holidays between Christmas and New Yours, beginning on .Mnhday, Dec. 27lh. Four teams I from the different srhucvis 111 the city have entered already in their various classes, and plans already under way i to the indication that tbo tour- nament this will year will surpass any previous one. The game and rules of play will resemble those or last year. Games will bo played in tbo morning, one commencing at and Ihe other at 10.31) on the day for which they are scheduled. Indoor Baseball Schedule Dec. Flcciwood vs Westminster a.m.; Central vs Westmin- ster ln.no a.m. Dec. vs Centra] at 1130; Westminsler "A" vs Westmin- ster "II" at jjee. "A" vs Cen- tral aL Kleelwood vs Westmin- ster "B" nl 10.30. ____ MITCHELL OUTPOINTS PALMER Milwaukee, Dec. Mitch- ell, Milwaukee lightweight boxer, out- pointed iicnny Palmer of Memphis in a 10-rouud bout hero tonight. GUNEQAT SMITH FADING Smith, once a promising Candida! for the world's heavy weight cluunnionsliip, has into tlie lintii- j listic discard. The liuimir appears to: have lost iiis old-time steam. His punching pov. cr is no longer feared by i men who face him in the The start of hi.s downfall came a few inontlm ago when he was knocked out in a few rounds by Warn Landlord. Then he made a strong effort to come back ami was fairly successful. His latest setback was delivered by Jim Cnli'cy, who also put Ihc Ounlier into the land of dreams. Smith has lost his powers as a drawing card and will have to trail along will; the sec- ond and third raters now, picking up matches where he can. NEW HAVANA RACE TRACK Grandstand at Oriental Park. Havana Cuba, 'whore 1 or i day winter seen in the SWIMMING RECORDS BROKEN jlany ol the swimming records fell (luring thz past year. Duke Kahana- mokii. of Honolulu, proved invincible at tin! shorti'r distances. Five records have been credited to the all 01 wliich have bi-Ln accepted by i the Amateur Athletic Union. Ludy I. anger, of Los Aupplcs. proved the sensation at '.lift middle anil long dis- tances, in which be supplanted the old records in four events, and this pair divided the swimming honors of the season. Conspicuous among the season s performances was that of Kahanamo- ku at yards, ia which be estab- lished two new records. Over a straightaway course at Honolulu har- bor lie swam, the distance in 1-5 and at the Sulro baths, San Fran- cisco, with one turn, bo hung up the new figures of O.IH 2-5 seconds. Kaha- namokn's other, records were at iiO yards tidal water, 220 yards, hath, and 220 yards tidal water. 1.anger's record ranged from -HO yarns to one mile, and in each event in which he upset long standing rec- ords he made a reduction in the time. Perry JlcOillivray, of the Illi- nois A. formed the connecting link between Kahanamokn and Langer by creating a new record for 300 yards in a bath. II. .1. Hebner, also of the Illinois A. received credit for new figures in the yard back stroke, and .Michael llcDcrniott brought two P-coi-ds to the I.A.C. colors with the 100 and 200-yard breast stroke. Merry Xmas. Come, See Our New Christmas Toggery "For tilt; Holiday Season we have ex- clusive High Grade Furnishings that any man can wear with pride! Beautiful Neckwear from the test makers. Shirts of exclusive and diff- erent patterns. The Choice Things in Underwear, Hosiery, Smoking Jackets Pyjamas and all sorts of better Tog- gory than you will see in any store. Prices moderate and the satisfaction of knowing that you've something dif- ferent and better, for "His Xmas." The "2" M'S Kirfchaiu Block Lethfiridge Taylor Makes Daring Defi in Spokane Spokane, Dec. to get any satisfaction out of Pat Connolly, the Butte grappler, who has persist- ently dodged him for months, Jack Taylor, the 220-pound ex-Canadian policeman, now making. Spokane his headquarters, has put up WOOO in Buttc that be can toss the veteran, Johnson, a 170-pounder named Ren- trop and Connolly, all three, within 90 minutes' wrestling time. The is not stage money, according to Taylor, being in the hands of ais Butte representative, CT. K. Welsh. "Butts newspapers would not pub- lish our challenge or accept our mon- ev" said Taylor, "and Welsh had to land-bill the town. When I was in iutte in the fall I wrestled in a own town gymnasium every after- oon before a big crowd of interested' icople, posted to bind a 52000 :amous Referee Writes Book on Boxing 'HERB did we get the Thia Is the .only answer 1 will give to tho oft-repeated question, SVhile fishing, tor big muskey or Mas- kenbzay, to givo the Bsh the correct Ojibway Indian name, in the French River 'Ontario, mj Indian guide told 'trie of the moose and 'deer hunting that, was to be had In that district and In .another district, a little further away that he knew well. We, went Into this country the day be- fore the season opened, transportation matters having been made easy for us ky the C. P. R. agents. Wo bad noth- ing to complain about In. that respect The Bleeping and catering arrange, naunta were perfect, ;eie afraid of dry weather and crackling leaYes and twigs that would our quarry. ou( a wclfomc fall of eight I Meal conditions of moisture to deaden our fobtslerra. The hunters left for their stands In the morning full of hope and Inlth that good results would be attained before night. Before noon the snow bad partly. melted, leaving everything noiseless under foot We were in a good moose country and.we thought that calling the moose' would bring Immediate we were disappointed.' All moose 'tracks were old, but fresh fleer tracks abounded, It-was not long before the .dogs had rounded up their game.and put us on the alert, as we heard -them approach- ing the lake shore. Threo deer.took to the near our. men, two were shot without the canoes; one boy was still in such pood wind and courage wl'en .wo reached the water edge that he started out at a rattling ollp tor the further shore, and ns no u UUH .1111 .V.. gnflw, the "squaw's winter, n'e-lmin noir him, he nearly reached ttf lldllR Summer, .give Ufl'tnn woods ou tuo otter tide before one of our men, after a nard paddle In his canoe, overhauled him enoiiEh to give him his quietus I confess that 1 wonlii not have, felt very sorry if he had got away. He was landed at the run-waj- In time to give his 'captor an- other chance that day before darkness came on. Flurries of snow came on In the af- ternoon and our men who had some- thing to drag home found the saov a great help, t had leather moc- on without soles and slipped backward at every step I roado and had some bad stumbles. A happy thought came to me that I carried out in action. The 'lardor contained a small burlap bag full of apricots -which I emptied with dishes in the perman- ent ramp; I then cut the bag In two, and tied one-half neatly-to-each foot; It Rave a splendid amount of friction and not a member in the party was more surefooted duririz sntira dar. notwithstanding the hob-nailed sboea. Take a note of tills for some day s predicament. We liad almost too good met ne- cause, whcii we had shot one deer per license we iiuil r.c: yet put in as many day's as wo had intended. We supplied our table with partridges by shooting their heads oft with our rifles. The 30 i 30 Winchester seemed 10 be the best weapon for that hind of sport. When wo looked at our eight car- cases hanging on the balsam pole, the bunch enjoyed the full amount o- sat- isfaction' that is characteristic of a hunting party. It was my first hunt with dogs, and personally I must con fess'to a slight feeling of tlisgnst with myself at not having given the deer more of a' chance. Dogs do not seem to suit the Canadian woods Deer thrlTe wonderfully In Ontario, owlne to Wo Invigorating climate ana atmainnoe of HI If abb load. Same of (1) In a New Brunswick forest (2) Got one and waiting foi another. (3) Returning with the A splendid (B) Preparing breakfast. th5 famous deer hunting in OD tarlo are: Mattawa, Sturgeon Falls Desbarats, Parry Sound and Frensl River. In Quebec: Kipawa, Wattlmni llaniwakl, Chaiidiero. Lake Megantie. and the Laurentians. In British Co :umbia: Lillooet, Chilcoten, BMt Fvootenay. Columbian or Coast dftM- are found all along the west of British Columbia as far east as the Cascade Range, and all. through the Crow's Nest Pass. The best heads are oMalr.. ed on the'Fraser River itrm at the end of the Jervis Inlet. British has an increasing number of Mull deer. The world's record head WM obtained In this Province. These deei ar> found over practically the whole of the interior of the uul they are most plentifu1Lfn the Lillooet Districts- White tailed deer are found In great numbers all 'hrough EMI CHfijter side bet I could beat Connolly twice within an hour, and still I could not, get any attention from the Butte newspapers, who are protecting Con- nolly. Connolly is not even a fair. third-rater. John Berg can beat so can Nick Daviscourt. Still the-. Butte people fall for hitn and turnj out crowds and one crowd that uciuaiiy paid It's a .crjntt." Taylor has been. doing road work: every day up until yesterday, .-when the slush forced him inside.. He..is now dickering with Jits trades, the, Greek wrestler who recently surpris- ed Portland folks by throwing :_iour' men in an hour and by beat-: ing Eddie O'Conneil at Salem three falls in 25 minutes The Qreck stands- only 5 feel 4 inches tall, but weighs 190 pounds, a regular barrcl..of a man. The Referee, London For lovers oi Ijoxing it is impossible to imagine a iore fascinating book than'Mr. Eu- gene Corri's "Thirty Years a Bof- rce." Good referees are exceedingly hard to llnd, tor the work needs rare and special qualilications Tlie per- ect referee, or the one who approach- es perfection, must be both born and nade, Mi Corn He must joKsess complete knowledge of the 'anie capacity lor quiet thinking and irompt, decisive action, personality, "ro eats for the partisans among the spectators, all eies for the partici- pants in tne ring Jlr. Corn does not mention inflexible lionestv ana total absence oi prejudice because those things ate understood. The two greatest fights Mr.. Corri ever refereed are, he considers, those between and Ritchie, Gunboat Smith' anil Carpcntier. Both he de- scribes in vivid detail. He lets us in- to the secret of 1m methods His sys- tem is to make- five the highest pos- sible for an> one round, and he ei- plains how he would deal with a case in which a with a commanding lead was knocked highly criti- cal problem i With the prerent posi- tion of hoxmic it satisfactory to know that he is well satisfied It cer- tainly seems to many oi us that the in-fighting which has biten to a great extent imported from America is in- finitely less picturesque than the stj le which used to obtain On this subject he hardly touches, and he does not condemn, as we should have liked to find him doing, the persistent elinch- ins which renders so many contests not only tedious but exasperating Good feeling among boxers of the best class happily prevails a. it al- wavs, indeed, has done. "Glancing Air Corn writes, can re- call precious lew instances in which a beaten has clearlj BegiUdged the winnei the spoils oi victory but I can recall hundreds of cases in which men in moments of were verv bitter moments ..to. put the proper feeling ,m- their gup of their opponent's land Mr Com has a regard foi Summers, as have all who have watched him, and it happens that in; all of Summer's fights which, the au- ;hor has refereed he has had to de- cide against But en case the loser has taken defe :ision like a sportsmai. SOLD TICKETS, BLACKLISTED Fifty-Four Harvard StudtnU and Aiurtmi Under Ban Cambridge. Mass. pec. 22-The Harvard athletic council tonight an- nounced that 64 names of graduates and undergraduates been black- listed because tickets allotted to them for the Han aid-Yale game this fall had been found in the hands of speculators In tho future no ap- plication for tickets by these men will be honored, it was said. Undergrad- uate and dental school students were the chief offenders, Oolcrame district in the constitu- ency of iVanton, will contribaie a cat ol No. 1 to the Patriotic Fond, Skates KEEP YOUR MONEY IN THE COUNTRY AND BUY THE FAMOUS Automobile Sktte SKATES AT MAC'S. HOLLOW GROUND D. E. MacDonald GUNSMITH and INDIAN MOTORCYCLE 407 5th St. S. Phone 1W2, SKATING Let ns have your Slates tad Boots We will fii right for the season. f Wo recently new .skate sharpener. Skates sharpened, rivited on and your boots fixed up rilbt. FRANK MILES 511 4th Avenut South. BOWLING DOMINION ALHYt Cntrtme' en tlxtli ;