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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, DECKMHEK 30. THE LUTUIiRTOGK DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE HERALD SECTION Postie Hacker Accepts Offer To Meet Franks on Tuesday RED GROSS BONSPIEL Calgary Lightweight will have 7 Ibs. advantage. Franks is Confident "Postie" Hacker of Calgary. meet E'ddie Franks, the popular local feather, on Tueaday night in the Ma- jestic theatre in a ten-round go in place of "Spider" Winkler of .Croat Falls. The boys were lined up last night over the long distance tele- POSTIE Calgary Lightweight, who will Eddie Franks at the when It is known that .he .used liaiaary ig _ Bnund Bout. Hraw S1500 crowds irpEdmcntonv phone, sporting Editor Enright of the Calgary carrying on the Cal- gary end of the negotiations. The substitution of Hacker for Win- kler if anything improves the match. Hacker is a coming lightweight in this who was to have! fought Wittichen here a few weeks ago, the match beinn called off when Wittich- en broke hTs hand in training. Hack- er was to have met Sam Kearns ofj Calgary in a six-round go on New Year's afternoon there, but when he got 3 chance to come to Lethbridge. and meet a boy with a reputation like: Franks', he dropped the Calgary fix- ture. Eddie Franks' willingness to meet Hacker shows How game a youngster he is. Hacker weighs 136. Frartks weighs 129 in everyday working con- dition, but he has been training to make 126 for Winkler. If he gets back to 129-he will still be giving HacRcr seven pounds, which is a lot of al- vantage for a feather to give away. But Eddie is confident that he can handle the Calgary boy to perfection. He will be there like a duck. I The local fans have no idea yet just how good a boy Franks is, but 'to Last night the Red Cross bonsplel progressed merrily and at the close of play 27 out of.the original en- tries had received their quicti: leav- ing nine rinks still to do battle. One game still remains to played to briiiB all the surviving rinks into the eights, and lifter playing the draw to- night, all that will be left to play will be tho semi-finals and final, these games will be played on New Years day. the semi-finals being 10 end gaines and the final 32 cuds. I Close play was seen in many games last night, and in one, the Taylor .Milling.Co. Vf the City Offices, an extra end had to -be played. At 7 o'clock this evening an "ex- tra" will lie played between The Herald and Shepherd, Duulop nice, tho losers to donate a turkey to the Nursing Mission. New Year's- Day On New Year's Day -the ice not re- quired for playing off the bonspiel will be open for practice games. Last Night's Results Cameron 12. Autos I. Taylor Milling Co. 3, City Office 7, played extra end. Sherlock Block II. McKclviu Me Gulrc C. Elks No. 1, Conybeare, Church A: McArthur 4. Hudson's Bay Co. -I, AIM Rink 7Stb Battery 0, Canadian Bank "f Commerce -1. Atiuatics 7. Dentists -I- KOks No. S. Mill-bridge Mercan tile U. Tonight's Draw 5 P. M. Ball am1 Cameron vs. Sherlock Bill. 7 P. M. Elks No. 1 vs. Airil Rink. Taylor Milling Co. vs. City Schools. Ellis No. 2, vs. 7Stli Battery. Shepherd, Dunlop Rico vs. Her- 9 P. M. Lethbridge Aquatic Association vs. winners Taylor Milling Co-Cits Schools. Toronto, is predicted that the. will briny about uitiny revolutionary chati.ncs in society, and, according to ;i young Canadian rit'fi- cer, 11 movie photographer, one of the great elmimes will bo tho introduc- tion oE baseball into tiie Urltish Islos. Those who world's series twecn the Guolph baseball is I lint the first was fought Vnt he- Lolldon TeetimKehs Maple Leafs claim realiv a Canadian that Locals Defeat Cardston and not an American one. Bo that as it may, the Canadian boys in the air service make the diamond sport their chief recreation, and '.he Eng- lish; officers take :t great interest in it. "When I was taking my first scries I was greatly amused to see the O.C. thn flying station, a typical English- man about forty, taking sucli an in- terest in the ball said the Canadian operator, in an inteir'iew on the subject." The name "'as some- what of a. mystery to him, hut ho could appreciate a well hit or well fielded ball. he would exclaim and i-lap his hands as a hot drive would be stopped by an infield- er. Once, just before I left. I heard him shout, 'Slide, you bally bounder. slide1." and I knew lie was destined, to be a fan. Becomes a Player "On my Eecor.d visit, to the station many .months afterwards, the 6. G.- had become a player. And ho always insisted on taking .the coaching lines when his side was at bat. "He was taking part in a. game at tile moment 1 arrived and I was sent to the diamond to interview him .about taking pictures. To show you! how ho had progressed, tin: Cirsl. word I heard from hin lips was 'rol- in a tone that carried half u; mile. '.Make him stick it over that.' old pan. lie yelled from his 'coacUer'K he scream- ed as tiie bal small knocked out a two-bagger. 'Hold that sack, yon ivory-tloiiHid iie bellowed as Hit- i-.uuner tried to mako it threo. tried to get him to walk pictures between times, but there was nothing- doing in that lino, '.lust sec that boy spear or 'that's looking, 'em over.' interrupted every remark I tried to make, so I gave up aud watched the game. My O. C. was; [ormerly a good cricketer and ho: fielded and hit like a veteran ball' player. AH English team with it Canadian team in the depot that day., beat tho strongest Canadian battery amid such a scene as one might, ex- pect at the news of tho fall of Berlin. "That is why I think baseball is goinjj to become an institution Sn England. Tho Canadian soldier boys have done more to make it popular than any of the bis I In Return SECOND BASKETBALL TEAM ood crowd out lo witness Lethbridge A g the return basketball game between the Lethbridge and Cardston team at tho Y.M.C.A. last nlgllt. Uthhridge came out of the fray victorious by a score .of 54 to 27. The home team showed a brand of speed and combin- ition playing which Cardston seemed unable to break. The invaders did nost of the juggling in the field, lint were nnahle .to break throush the .ethbridge defence. w their line-up a. severe j shaking up, spoiling their old line o vmiamjr -'-i Majestic Tuesday night next, in Holiday Ten .Round Bout. Kitchen i Mystery 'FOR SPORT TAIvS J lie seta in the soup: lose. Either way you 1 Years, off! v f Mayor .Hardie says, he' is'not going 'to tile Why 'do cot local curlers go after th'e Welser cUn 'how held by Clares- nolrn "Willi1 the Cadtlla'? and trophies on the go thr knights of the besom and stane would have plenty oi excitement .Alex. .Decoteaii, of Edmonton, .who has twice won Hie Calgary Herald Koad Racr- cun, is to have it as a permanent possession Decoteau is now on active service ail could not compete tint so he hon- ored bl luvmg a third vearl win chalked up ind tlio cup delivered over to' him. cup is to be put up emblematic, of the'honors of the race. Spider have got caught, in a web of his. own spinning. However the Great Falls fistic artist I promises to break loose aud give Eddie Franks a] go -soon. The more local fans see of Eddie's ring stjle the bettor like it Eranks' -ring.-: record was a surprise i to the Flftj seven battles 'is to swear .off letters, newspapers. Did anyone the fight be- tween Biily Weeks'and SniI.or.EIhe.rt. at Cincinnati came out. Queer, isn't it, that none of the sport pages car- ried an account of-the-batt-lo, -Billy's star doesn't seem tb.be twinkling So merrily.as it .did a few. weeks ago. Probably this was match Weeks draw crowds-in-Edmonton when he was making his the fans here can bank on it that he, is one of the best of his weight in .the business. .He Ms working puV daily with, Blackie Mitchell Evans, boys a' lot heavier so he is developing a punch- that is a winner.. Mitchell and Evans, are showing him all they know, and with his own ring experi- ence as a starter he a bag of tricks to Calgary, lad. If- Eddie can. put Hacker away .he will feel quite confident in .stacking up anainst Anderson or here later." That is his ambition. His.bout on Tuesday night will tell the tale.' For preliminaries the club is trying to line up -Blackie Mitchell and either Mantell' or Evans. It would also -like rrODaOly UllS >v.ua Ulp, IVianTelr-Or cvans. It wuulu was to get -that. S1250..guarantee for to get Charlie Jones and Kid-SadoW; fighting. B.um joke No. 973! ski in the ring again, and'-these ,two r u_-nie nnort hrellmlnar'v ig up abbyt.Tail. 17th. 1 ouite number for 'any scrapper. They say liaseliall will bo A pop- I'ular pastime In .-ISngland after1 the I 'war. due to the boost given by Cana-. I dlan soldidrs in training theie Then I watch tea go out of business while I the peaniit market fakes a. jump ts it irid Pans are not the original Frank Mantell's offer to stage a bout.here. Tliis.vyoiild make a great wind-up--for. the 'season with Young Al Rliss in tho oilier, corner. Don't forget that there is a mill be- tween Harry Anflersbn, and .Toe 'Bay- ley coniin If Jack Frost isn't'too ;aggressive, the race matinee at -Henderson, Park lake on New -Year's afternoon: should draw a nice crowd. Ice racing is a hard game to work, un hut it's a good ne when it gets -going. .On Thursday: morning, when the ways accompanies, intense cold had settled over; the the Herald 'phone rang. "How cold was it last was bouts, with another good preliminary would provide a holiday card that should draw every fan in the south country. sn't it time to line np another City Bowling League. It should get .Murray M Tailing S Lund Forwards Centre Cahoon. 2 Carlson McKiilop S Kane C Snow 2 Guards Glen Woolf xThouipson played centre in the second half when Tailing relieved relieved Woolf In the Smith, no doubt Cardston's best SOCond half. man. was unable to play last liight, glimo was aiso played between whisii gave their liue-up a severe gjris' team and the boys'..inter- mediate team in skirts. The girls ited the'boys 19 to 10. Ada Mur- ray did the star shooting ill tlys gaine, making 1-7 uoinls out of 19 for tiie team. The line-up: Forwards' Ada Murray 1 combination with--which they would have given Lethbridge a-faster chase. Duuswprtu most points with a total of by Carlson of CardstdllVwith "a total of ID points, Liiri'd relieved by Tailing in tiie se'ctinil1 half. Owing to the "fact that .been' away and not-able t'p' aftisniivthe 'practices and keep in training Capt. 'McKiilop did not think it advisable to playhim a toll'game. The line-up: Jessie Rdbisoii Dorothy Childers G. Yo.ung J. Scott Guards Demi -Huff M. Hyssop A. Oant .1. McRae away to a start next your teams ready and meeting together. week. Get let's get; Swearing off is a dry "What is the longest putt on rec- queried a .golfer. It-was made by Johnny Anderson over- a Boston course, where he holed out from the teo at. a distance approaching That's putting it pretty strong even for tho-'sport page. However, if-la "passed 'by censor." nii V turfc'e; is and he get the An ouster is fjuiet, tho inquiry. 1 t informed. And then came Llovyl Cook has 'scored' three! goals and -made two-, assists for Spokane to date iii .'if.'1 was Happy New Year to everyone tibt including William tho Murderer. Les Darcy's Record Lost Only 3 Bouts The arrival of Les Darcy, ihe sen- satioiial champion, makes the following record of inter- est to the fans. i: ;.''Diircy is just a trifle over 21 years plfi.iis 5-fee: 6 inches-tall and weighs between 165 and 170 pounds. Darcy had .four, battles -with Fritz Holland, former instructor at the S. A. A. C., losing the first twc and winning tho others, the last by the knockout ro.ule. Following is a complete list of his ring- battles: 1911_. .Winner of 140-pound and 145-pound tourneys. .19.12 Jimmy Burns, K. 0., U rounds. Dave Depena, won, nine rounds. 1913 Billy-'Hannan, K. O-, IS rounds. Reg. Delaney, K. O., seven rounds. .Joe Shakespeare, K. O., six rounds. W. .McNabb, won, 20 rounds. Bob Whitelaw, lost, 20 rounds. 1914 Jack Clark, K.: 0., nine rounds. Hanley, K. 0., five rounds. A'second .basketball team is.- going1 to -be formed- ;n bridge. ..This team ,will .ho doubt be picked from the fol- lowing- P. Irwin, A. Skeith, J. A. Stewart. G. Mc- Ivor, P. Davis, H.Hudson and N. Geoghegan. These boys.are in it for earnest aud are train- ing like troopers, intending to challenge the liig tcaxi sis soon as they get working in-team fashion. Watch their smoke. -i league teams have done." Boston, Dec. F. Carrlgan was paid for man- aging the, Boston. Americans, last season, it was'ascertained today. .Of this amount was salary under his contract, his world series' share, S2500-a special-bonus for .winning the American .League pennant, and a percentage allowance on the receipts of the Boston..club. Carrigan, who an- nounced his retirement last fall, is now considering an offer from the new owners of the world cham- pions to resume direction of the team. Although money was not mentioned in negotiations, Presi- dent S. H. Frazee said he was ready to pay an amount In excess of j An electric fare box for 'street cars that has been .invented automatically registers the correct number .of fares paid by each kind of coin dropped'in- ftiis Christie, won, 20-rounds. Fred Dyer, won, 20 rounds. '1916 Jeff Smith, lost, five rounds. 'Frank Loughrey, 20 rounds Fritz Holland, won, 20 rounds. Henry Demlen, K. O, five rounds Fritz Holland, K. rounds Jeff Smith, won (foul) two rounds Mick King, K. O., 10 rounds. Ed'die McGoorty, K. O., 16 rb.unds Biily Murray, wail, 20 rounds. Jtmmie Clabliy, won, 20 rounds. Billy K. rounds. Eddie won, oigh rounds....... .1916 George Brown, .won, 20 ro.umls. Harold -Hardwick.. K. O., seven rounds. .1 Les O'Donnell, K. 0., seven rounds. Buck 0., -two rounds. Alex Costica, four rounds. Dave Smith, K. 12. rounds.- Dave Smith, K. 0., 11 rounds. Jimmie Clabby, won, 20 rounds. George Chip, K. O., nine raunds. NOTED (AUSTRALIAN SCULLER IS DEAD Now York, Dec. of the death of TSdwnnl Trlckett, the noted Australian sculler, at tlralla, N.S.W., reached here today. Trickett, who born at Sydney, N. S. W., was the first Jtnan to deprive England of tho professional championship, in Iii .tune of that year he visited Wait Until You See the ELGIN i Before Buying Your Can v Showing in Lethbridge after Jan. 1st Your Attention Please We have Beautiful, Warm Robes, Rubber Lined. SPECIAL FOR AUTO OWNERS 'ItcNabb, K. 0., four England "and defeated Joseph S. Ad- Fritz Holland, lost, 20 rounds. ler, the English champion, over the J" Thames course, and it was not until Ernest Barry, the present champion. Holland, lost rounds. K O. ,Marchlan.d, rounds K. O., defeated Dick Arnst in 1912, that the title was regained You can use your car this cold weather, it' you will fill your radiator with CAN'T FREEZE Baalim Motor Co. HARRY HOLM AN, MANAGER f JESTIG NIGHT, JANUARY 2nd--8.30 Sharp NOTHER GREAT BOXING CARNIVAL MAIN EVENT Iddie Franks The Poinilar Local 'Boy 0 _ 10 ROUNDS Postie Hacker Champion of Alberta 10 '-TEN- ROUNDS The Lethbridge Sports Amuse- ment Club guar- antee this program as the biggest and best yet. LARGE PROGRAMME OF; THE BEST PRELIMINARIES OF THE SEASON Prlcetl as Befolie: 50c to Seats Now Helling at "Two and Alexandra Hotel Cigar Stand. ;