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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1018 THE LRTHBRIDGK DAILY HERALD r PAGE THREE HERALD SPORT SECTION MEET FRANKS Eddie Franks. IB still training hard.'for .his bout next Tueoday night when he makes his bow to the fans of Lethbrldge. Spider WSnkler failed to arrive yesterday, but a telegram came from him ask- ing If the bout could be postponed a wtek. The local club Is not de- sirous of any postponement, but If another good opponent can be found for Eddie, they will agree to allow Winkler to come up a week later. An effort is being made to bring "P.ostle" Hacker of, Calgary down for Tuesday night's bout. Pottk will let the club know today. He is a little heavy for Franks, being 136 pounds, but Eddie Is quite will- ing to meet him. Tomorrow will tell the talo. The .flnt inter-town. basketball game of In Lethbrldge will "e staged tonight. Sir A and the admission Is two bits. Oood .progress was made in the Red i Cross -bonupiel last night, when six- toeu more rinks Irled their luck at the slippery game. The contesls were moslly close and exciting and enthu- sinttc play was the order of the even- ng. Tho Superior Supply Co. had )-eir game, to all appearances, aately lucked away with a score of 8 to 5 against their opponents, "The Two but as Johnny Bruce saya. 'it's a slippery game, especially when played on and the 3 Macs uame back with a four-end and carried home the bacon with a score of 0 to S in their favor. The game between the Canadian Bank of Commerce and the Lethbrldge Bowling Club provid ed the tightest contest, the "monej Jugglers" scoring a popular victory over the "trundlers" by the odd point Club competitions will bo starlet ilrst thing next week, and all akipl are urged to get their rinks formed up at once In readiness for the sea son's work. last night's results and this even ing's draw are as follows i 7 P. M. Draw Y.M.C.A. S, Campbell, Wilson i Home 10. McKelvie McGuire 9, Supeno Supply Co. S. 78th Battery No. 2, 6, Wesley's 5. 78th Battery. No. 1. 4, Lethbridg Bowling Club 15. 9 p. M. Draw Dentists 9, Wilson i. Horne 5. A. MacDonald Co. -1, Lethbridge Mercantile Co. 10. Canadian Bank of Commerce o, Lethbridge Bowling Club 4. Conybearo, Church McArthur 7, Jas. Rose Co. 6. Tonight's games should bring- the bonapiel to the semi-finals. 7 P. M. Draw Taylor Milling Co. vs. City Offices. Ball Cameron vs. Autos. Sherlock Block vs. McKelvie Mc- CARDSTON vs. LETHBRIDGE Y. M. C. A..GYMNASIUM Friday, December 2'J At 8.30 p.m. Admission 25c Jack Curly Has Option on Wil- Inrd's to to Champion Is u Good Loser and Gives aj Boost to Successor, Fred Mitchell .Toe Tinker is not a hard loser. The tact that he has.turned over the man- agerial relni--ot it-he Cubs to Mitchell flo'esn't1 make him any the less, interested in the welfare ot .the club'he, bossed last season. This fact Tinker made nlain in a statement last the. first-he has made since he was apprised to the fact that he no longer was manager. "Please make it plain to my friends in Joe, "that I am -not sore at Wjeegham or any one in any manner connected .with the team. I have that I gave them the .best'Miad in me.. If they still want me I shall continue to maintamthat Lucille Spier, Is Eligible For Many of the Big Purses Tommy Murphy has bad -another wonder race nag handed over to him for the Brand circuit races This one's the-trotter Lucille Spier, who trotted an exhibition mile down at Lexington last fall and had previously., broken all halt- lile records with a milefln 2-.06M. Year after year Murphy has been first among the moneyrWinnors of the jig time though this he hail a stiff battle for. the attitude.: Sends1 Wire Ve Mitchell "I have wired Mitchell extending him my congratulations and best wishes -for "his success. Fred is. a -great boy1 and deserves to succeed. I.only hope1 he does.- 'for myself, I haven't decided what .1 shall do. Perhaps I won't make a final decision until I have tamed with Mr. Weegham. Then I will know better., where I stand and what will be expected of me. "I- hardly know how to take this affair...At" .first I .was inclined to think I was a failure, but after think- ing it over, 'I decided it might he the best: thing for a ball club' isn'tth'c easiest thing in the world and sometimes a fellow gets the is too _ Still Wants to Play great. Is to show the fans of Chicago I.-still am good as a player. I hope Mitchell wants me to play shortstop for'the'Cubs next year. If He does, I'm going to gel in shape and snow the .boys I'm still there. And about that telegram 1 sent to Mitchell.''It wasn't bunk, I meant every word of it Not a few well posted baseball me have expressed the belief tnat Tinker Blill has a lot of good baseball left in his 8yatem in a way Friends want to sec Joe come back and take Jlia-iob_that made him the idol of the West Side fans in the