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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1915 THE LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIV1 BASEBALL WAR IS NOW m OF MPASI FEDERAL LEAGUE COMES TO TERMS WITH ORGANIZED CLUBS AND GRE'AT STRIFE ENDS Cincinnati, Dec. most (ilsntrous War that tlie baseball game lias evw experienced came bo .1 close here tonight, whon a treaty of rmaue between thy Federal League and both parties to tho National Base- ball agreement, better known as or- ganized baseball, was signed. Two Clubs Change Hands Two major league clubs will change hands as the result of the bringing about of peace, and two new facts will be seen among major league mag- nates in the future. Charles Weegh- niau, who has bet'ii president of the Chicago Federal League club, will purchase the controlling interest in the Chicago National League team from Charles P. Taft, of Cincinnati. Philip Ball and his associates, who worn "unnecteti with tin: St. Louis Federal League team, gain control of the St. Louis League Club. The agreement gives immunity to all men who have Jumped their con- tracts from both the major anil min- or leagues of organized baseball, as '.veil as all other Federal League players. -All of them have been rein- stated or made eligible to organized baseball. All Players Eligible The agreement does not go into tho distribution of any players, and it was announced that tho bars have been thrown down, and that inas- much as all are eligible, those who are for salo will go to highest bidder. The Federal clubs in Chicago and St. Louis are excepted, inasmuch as Wecghman and Ball will be permitted to' keep what players they desire of the Federal League clubs in these cities. Officials Who Signed Those who signed the agreement August. Herrmann, chairman of the -National Commission Presi- JUD FtEY 'f SKATING CHRISTMAS MILK RIVER BOXER GOES HOME TO THE STATES, FOR CHRISTMAS Jucl Foley, the Milk River boxer, who was hilled to meet Ronnie Mc- Donald here in-a. ten-round bout dur- ing the Yllletidc season, passed through the city last night on his way to his former home in St. Paul. Foloy appeared to be in great shane, ami lie said he was in better shape in Ms life. He had been Skaters will be glad to know that the Auditorium rink will .bo open 'on Christmas Day, afternoon and evening, with the band present all day. Man- ager McCorvie says that if the weather holds steady the ice will bo very good. INSTATES CANADA'S FAVORITE WINTER SPORT GAINS GROUND RAPIDLY NOW AUSTRALIAN BOXER DUE HERE FIRST OF YEAR New York, Dec. on tho crest of the present skating boom, hockey, appears destined to become the premier winter sport throughout [the country where either natural or. artificial ice is available lor the game; The installation of artificial rinks in the leading eastern and southern cities has greatly increased interest in .the game In these sec- tions, while in the north and north- west: where low temperature can be counted 'upon to provide ice several months- each year, hockey IB raorc popular tftan ever before. Mijir WlnUr Sport This Is due in part to the proml- Spokane, Dec. Darcy, the training strenuously for about a' Australian may be week when he received word that the seen in action in Spokane this winter-------- license commissioners refused to if the consent of the authorities can nerice given the sport by the colleges be obtained for an exhibition bout, i during the past few seasons. Hocney Under the management of Jack' is now considered the major sport of Kearns formerly o! Spokane, he will, the winter months at a number ot land in San Francisco January 5 the leading eastern and western uni- versities. The schedules of the teams grant a permit for the bout. Foley, like everybody else, is puz- zled over the action o! the police commission, but like a good sport, has no bitterness in his heart over and expects to make his way east the turn-down. "There is a license over the northwestern route. are constantly increasing In length fee in connection with professional I Portland promoters are dickering and importance ot games, and tno bouts here I understand. You offer I with him for an engagement and he players, as they are graduated from to pay the fee and you are turned has already had au oiler from Seattle college, continue to play for clubs, down. That's said "At promoters. From Spokane he would either amateur or professional. In- least twenty-five friends of mine from go to Butte, then possibly to Edmon- ternational contests betwcim the lead- ton, or more probably directly east, ing teams of the United States and Darcy weighs only 160 pounds, but Caasdian colleges or clubs no longer is said to have as hard a punch as excite special comment, although the old Bob Fitzsimmons, and Kearns is hilling his prodigy as a challenger for Jess Willard. Darcy stands only five feet six inches tall and is only 21 WHITE LUNCH IF YOU WANT TO SAVE YOUR WIFE THE WORRY OF PRE- PARING A DINNER TOMORROW YOU SHOULD BRING THE FAMILY DOWN TO THE WHITE LUNCH. A SPECIAL XMAS DINNER WILL BE PUT ON BETWEEN 11 a. in. AND 9 p. m. BUFFALO TTJRKEY, MOOSE GEESE, BEEF DUCK IMPORTED ENGLISH PLUM PUDDING the south were coming here to sic the hout, and I understand a following of at least fifty would have come from over the river to see con- clinkd the Milk River boxer. Foley is a grain buy or at Milk River. He is on his way home to than spend Christmas in the ivvin cities, i years old. dent John K. Tener, of the National President B. B. Johnson, the American League A. (rllmore, of the Federal League President Charles Wceghman, of the Chicago Federal League Club Sinclair, of the Newark Federal Lea- gue Club Secretary J. IL Parrel, of the National Association; President Edward Barrow, of the International President Thomas Chiv- that.the rendering of decisions IB one ington, of tho American Association. wl" FANS PREFER REFEREE'SVERDICT New York, Dec, is now there would be few losing betters who a loud and continuous howl for tnink mtlch tna official's cisions in boxing bouts to Wisconsin, which are operated under the same game feiiow who takes his losses with sort of a law as prevails in New York.; the same good grace that hs takes The differences of opinion which grew winnings. That was said a long out ot the last bout .between Freddie tlme Dut not m tlus twentieth I Welsh and Charley White was thejcentury- cause of it. No. westerner can see) There are more substantial argu- ments in favor of decision by one referee than there are( against it. If BIRMINGHAM NAMED AS NEXT. TORONTO MANAGER Former Cleveland Baseball Ltader Spoken of a Possibility Cleveland, Dec. indication! are that Joe Birmingham, former manager of the Cleveland American league team, may manage .the Toron- to, team in the International league next season. Birmingham went down Jrom ASbany to. New York to'aeo Pre- sident Barrow and talk the matter where any harm could be inflicted on the manly art of a rule allowing the referee to decide ;the winner. When the howl grows a bit louder throughout the country, in states where boxing is tolerated the various boxing commissions may conclude, to law. There, too, is a rule, which 'is supposed to :be posted conspicuous- ly in all clubs, forbidding wagers be- ing made on bouts, a violation of which is punishable by .a severe aen- interest in the result is keener ever. An Old Proposition Sectional, city and inter-city lea- gues are common and there is talk of reviving the famous international bor The Kilties Provisional appointments ui the professional league, which was in ex- H3'h kiltie Battalion made by Lt.- istence for several years and was fin- Pryce-oones appeared in regi- aily abandoned because of the long jumps between cities. According to the present plan, there will be three' divisions to the league. It is propos- ed to group Calumet, Houghton, Michigan Soo, St. Paul and Minnea- polis in the western section Detroit and Cleveland as the nucleus of the central division, while teams may be placed in Pittsb urg, Boston, Provi- dence, .Haven and New York, forming ah 'eastern section. It has been suggested that the winning team in each section play a round robin it's fear of encouraging betting that! tournament at the end of tho season delays such action the commission tor the championship of the United should not lose sight of the fact that States, the ultimate victor to meet betting ia New York state fg contrary the best Canadian combination for the championship of the continent. over.. As part of the deal It fl thing which will save the sport. Man will ever err. At the ringside in Milwaukee .there were probably two dozen newspaper men from var- ious, parts of the country. When they got through, summing up the first opinion was about equally divided on the resit. Nearly as many declared the result. Nearly as many declared Briton. Not quite, but very close, about one-third said the thing was a draw. There was a whole lot of betting on the result, and right iway those awful losers began saying things about the men who decided against i their money. It would be much bet- Intimated ter to have one lone t .Birmingham, who was ousted t everything under the sun; than have rather suddenly as manager here, may a whole .conimunity of sporting .writ- drop Ms .lawsuit against Charles Sdm- ers'condemned as'first-class burglars. Even with a referee giving a decision ers, owner of the Cleveland team, as Somers has been, using his best efforts to land the Toronto job for his form- er -manager There is no question that Birmingham would make a good man for Toronto, for he has the abil- ity. His trouble at Cleveland... was largely due to the failure of Somers, who iji'ln financial '.difficulty, to pro- duce any money for new players, Barrow has agreed to place the mat- ter before the Torontontans. .WILLARD MAY VISIT TORONTO TO HEi.P PATRIOTIC TOURNEY Toronto, Doc. fans will have opportunity of seeing Jess Willard next month.- The giant boxer and his manager have both expressed ft willingness to pay a visit to To- ronto and give some help to the Sportsmen's Patriotic association's pursuit of funds.for-the An appearance here about'the middle January Is .whatthey advise Tom Flanagan, would .suit their arrange- ments. tence. As it Is, there "is just as much bet- ting on various bouts today as there DIES OF OLD GRIDIRON HURT Harry Shof of Pittsburg Succumbs After iliwo-Year IHnest Pittsburg, Dec. Shof, a To be staff Barr. To be regimental Re- To be Co. Jenk- To'be Co. Morgan. To be provisional Richards and A. Thomas. Mr. Barr has for some years been accountant at the local branch o! the A. MacDonald Co. Mr. Regan was formerly company Q.M.S. "C" Co. 63rd Battalion, pri- or to which time he had been with the 12th C.M.R. Mr. Jenkinson was transferred to the 113th from the 63rd in which he was a sergeant in C company. He had previously served 7 years in the 3rd Royal Scots and .two years with, the 103rd Calgary Rifles. Mr. Morgan is another 63rd man, having been a'sergeant in C company. He has served nine years with the South Wales Borderers, and 7th Royal Welsh" Fiisirers. Sergt. Richards had served with the 91st would be if a referee handed down student of the University of I Highlanders of ar.d in decisions. The one danger ,_ .----._-i securing the right man to jt contests. There are just as many hon- est men today as there ever were, ed in the-football game between the Pittsburg team' and Washington and would scuttle a ship, raid a church, or even strangle a child, but 'their removal would be an easy matter, and the board of referees could be made up of men beyond reproach. iger lies in .Pittsburg, a hospital here laat I old Country forces, while Sergeant "0 night as the result of injuries suffer- j Thomas was 15 years in the British part.of which time lie was a gunnery instructor at Sheerness. j Sir Robert Borden j Guest at Banquet and some of these honest men are Jefferson ccfilegB..two years ago. He not ashamed to say that they -know was carried off the field, and until boxing and would have no scruples the time oC his death was under the against officiating in a contest. Of care of a physician, course, today in New York we have sonie fellows acting as referees WILL SUB FOR WELSH HK1IHESI Gotch Too Reports that Prank Gotch Akon, Ohio, Dec. Brltton of Chicago will substitute for World's Lightweight Champion Freddie Welsh here December 28th against Jobnny Williams. They will 'box 12 rounds at catch weights. GRAVES BEATS O'DOWD St. Paul, Graves, of GIBBONS AND AHEARN OFFERED A PROPOSITION St Panl, Dec. Gibbons of St. Paul and Young Ahearn of Brook- lyn have been offered the date of January 18 ..'by the management of the..Capital raty Athletic Club here the ten rounS fight scheduled originally for, Deo. 10, but which was postponed 'because of Gibbons'- lUness with pneumonia. Neither today had accepted the new but it wns laid It was: expeoted the fight would take .place here .January Olbbons is rounding into shape rapid- ly- AUTHORITIES DON'T WANT O'tEARY AS A SOLDIER Saskatoon, Dec. Saturday Johnny O'Leary, lightweight cham- pion, his manager, O. W. Madden, enlisted with the lieth battalion. Word has come to Uhe city, however, that the matter. .was: disapproved 'by the military distiict headquarters, and now It Is announced ef tjd uot been proceeded with, and.. tftfjy are thereforo not on tho battalion's strength. New Kind of Jag A stranger' staggered down the road, Thought the man is drunk That poor nut has an awful load To carry off to his abode, I'll feeling punk. But when he zig-zagged up to me, He stopped and said, Don't think that I am. on: a spree, That six-day race I-went to see Has made me dizzy', bo. I watched those riders ride' around, And round and round -they; flew, And when I came away I found I couldn't My dome was whirling, too. Baseball Extra! The game opened with Molasses at the stick and Small-Pol catching. Cigar was hi the box with plenty of smoke. Horn on first base .anil Piddle emerge rrom retirement to wrtstle Ol6veland outpointed Mike O'Dowd Joe-btccher, the western St in a (ast teB rouml no. probably pure buncombe. Goteh decision'bont Both men are welter- knows too well the significance of the weights ft I CONTRIBUTE ONE SHIRT comeback attempt oi Jim Jeffries to attempt anything similar himself. EVERY WOMAN TO The Humholt grappler has been liv- ing a comparative easy life for the past few years, and scis- sors, that can-split a sack of wheat, would cause Frank some distress across ths midsection. One Seems Enough Mrs. you dare New York, Dec. while hoping that events of, the next twelve months will lead to an abiding peace, is fully determined to spare no effort and shrink from no sacrifice to make triumphant the cause of the the freedom of the' 'declared Sir .Robert Borden, the Canadian pre- mier, in an address tonight at the 110th dinner of the New England so- cUty zn New York. Recounting what sacrifices Canada has already made, Piejner Bprdcn said it stood ready to make still more, "firm, in the con- viction that humanity's struggle against the enthronement of force above right will not be in vain." i Premier Borden was cheered en-! thusiastically throughout his. address, which was the first formal speech de- to Queen, hi thanking the women o: ada for the generous support given to the Queen's Guild last >ear, said the time had not yet arrived for any lessening of "Canada's, efforts in war rel.e: work. If soldiers and sailors sjncc outbreak Oj the war. The _ ___ ._ were to receive the comforts they hannuefc nali was decorated with Un leave the house this evening, Harry. .efforts should be jffstatS andf BritishifilfS Mr. Penheque-r fully intended, to even greater than heretofore. the orchestra plaved the national airs i OE the Union and Great Britain. study the problem that been in-my mind for some time. "What weeks I have been "trying _ D Dlut, ,tll. ficure out what on earth the .Mor- the Queen s Guild for Canada's dis- ton where they a month I_ -11-J--IJJ------ J. il_ _ 1 CHRISTMAS MENU MEET ME AT TH6 Mon Repos Cafe FOR CHRISTMAS DINNER AT ANY HOUR FROM 12 NOON TILL 9 P. M. New York Count Oyster on Shell Salted Almonds SOUP Consomme annc Chicken a la St. 'Maude Queen Olives Iced Celery FISH Boiled Chicken Halibut, a la Calbert Lake Island Salmon, Sauce Pomme de terre Kllet Ensllsh Sole, au Bums Nalr BOILED Mild Cured Virginia Ham, au Bourgevirc Leg of Mutton, Sauce Veintrenne Calf's Tongue, Finch Caper SALADS Mon Resnos Combination Shrimp ..Lobster Oyster ENTREES Spring Chicken in Joint a la MilraaiM Saute of Sweet Bread a la Allemande .Oyster Clupalata Paulette Rass Pork Tenderloin, Winisiecyet Haltan ROASTS Prime of Beef, Yorkshire Pudding Loto of Veal with Red Currant Jelly Local Stuffed-Young Turkey, Cranberry Domestic Dnck, Walnut Dressing Suckling Pig witt Apple Fritter VEGETABLES Steamed and Mashed Potatoes Canada. Peas In Butter Sixtt Com RELISHES Asparagus on Toast Hot and Miied Sliced Cucumbers. Bill Pickles Greeu Apple 'Pie Pis DESSERTS Hot Mlr.cs .Pie Lemon Ice Cram Christmas Cake English Plum Pudding, Brandy i Welland' Merritt is dssired by Mn has B. Forbes Angus, president, to aslt LAKE GOSSIP every woman, in Canada will (Prom the Cazette) contribute one "helpless-case shirt" .Mr. ind Mrs. J. R. Perry, of Sunny- to forward as a New Year's pit to aiae farm, left yesterday, for Bdmon- mons can sst in polygamy." The Sympathetic Kin Here's the latest in the way of the lingering kfas, the r f, misses; me ntan, iue on second, backed Corn, n me Bed sou[ Wsg ana the Wrd ock. Entcr Ale who made it hot for Umpire _Apple who was rotten Axe came to 'bat .and let Brick and Sawdust Song made a :hit and the 9ym ..j dld not 1W klasea her nsbind IOT, want uuauaun iwvB Twenty made score. Cigar went Bhe WMtMj TWi ii what a out and Balloon .tarted to ftnhjnt man toW a Lrraigned-tp answer-a charge ofy.ag. out and Balloon went straight Then Cherry She >What kind of a wwrld ed ball, then you ought to have heard. tha Ice- Bcreani. Oap-bage had "I would call It purely a lympatbetic lead and .kept qtilet. Orai> covered __ _..... _ lota f had never heard of That's., pave abled soldiers at .the front; rMiss Well- with their daughter, Jte.-J.'J.. Reid. er, St. Catharines, will send a paper Eddie' Fortln, too 'young and too pattern -t to anyone small .'for the ranks, has enlisted as .wishing it, and all parcels sent to bugler "with" the Lethbridge Kilties. 116 Windsor street, Montreal, will be i Round up the last of the farm im- forwarded speedily. Distributions I piements "and -put them under cover, through the ftieen's Guild are made if possible. There; are usually too in Egypt, Malta, Serbia, base many plows leff frozen in the ground hospitals, etc., so it is bapcd this an- over winter and tgo many binders left >Ml will meet with ritpeaae com- In the field to -weather away. It raeuiirate with 'the loyalty of the pmlnlMi death to their WomH of Canada and equal to confronting them. the the suffering conflhed to the faVmer himself. Blgelqw and Rownn W. Pietch- er f general mer- chants of 'Burdett; have dissolved BOWLING DOMINION ALLIY3 Basenient Odritnlon Bulltlln Entrance on.Sixth Stfett pumped Organ, who played fast and Mit Light 'out... Jn the fifth, inning Wind began to Mow' .about' what. .he could do.' Hammer began to knock and Trees leave. The way tiiey roasted Peanuts was a sight Knife was put out for butting first cooler for the sorrowful one. ,t was the COLUMBIA CHESS MEN WIN New York, Dec. and Harvard vcarrled off the honors today In the first round of their annual chess tournament with -Princeton and Yale. base. Lightning finished pitching the Columbia easily defeated Princeton, 3 game and struck out three men. Imto 1, while Harvard won from Yale, the ninth Apple told Fiddle to take -liK.io, Data was shocked, then Song made another hit. Trombone made a slide Meat was put out on the plate. Thern was lots of bet [ting but Soap'cleaned.-up. The score j was one to nothing. Door said If .he had pitched'he would bavo shut 3% to BENNETT AND MASCOT DRAW Portland, Ore., Dec. Btn- nett retained his title of northweet tiantamwelght champion last night, fighting a lUTound draw with Billy the Children areprobablybrighurteMlajr generation :are thej So pinched dulled eyes and languid feeljng make us wondet if they will evet grow into robust, heajthy men and women. If your children calch colds easily, are tired when rising, lack healthy color, or find studies difficult, give them Scott's Emulsion for one month to enrich their blood and restore the body-forces to healthy action. Scott's Emulsion is used in private Khooli, It U not a blthly concentrated oH-faod, ham harnnil inn. It cintwt lumi it Improvrt Uoodtlt titriutktnitkeMUm, 1HI partnership. W. T, Fletcher, formerly of Magratu, enters into partnership with his son, R. and the firm will continue the business as Fletcher and 'Son. Need a Laxative? Don't take tTtelMitptirgatiTe. Right jhe tluofeh conditioni >rith the safe, .Tegetable remedr which has held pub- pccanndencefor oreraurty years. ft PILLS AT GALLIPOLI The'field telephone plays an important part in the picture shows British: soldiers at work receiving, and hot'Off wire at the Dardanelles liMflMHWlMMi fel WHbl MURDERER CRYING AS HE LEFT FOR SCAFFOLD Kamloops, B. C., Dec. Lester Clinger was hiinged at 8 o'clock this morning at the .ail nero Execii loner Holmes sprang the trap Death ensued immediately. Sheriff Wood received a telegram Tuesday from Thoman Mulvey, under neretary of ctale, Intimating that sentence would be carried out The condemned man spent part ot the night in writing letters and was at tended today by Rev W, H. Ladier, of the -Methodist church. Clinger crying when he wAi called out of MB cell, but braced and said good byo to everybody walked with a dm to jn> titA' ;