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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, DECEMBER :il, 1915 THE L E T H B RID 0 E DAILY HERALD PAGE THRKK Looking Back Over the Year in the World of Sport A review of the sporting uvents ot title holders, the single was tlie year now fast drawing to a close won by a vcung Norwegian girl, IMiss shows that ji number oi records in in the clay different branches were broken and game new holders also wore develop- several new champions installed. The Oninict, who made such a absence of foreign competition lessen- sensational nelHit into the golf world cd the interest of American sport fol- a couple of years ago, is another oi lowers to a. .small degree during the ilic champions lo eliminated, the year almost finished, but in spite ot lithi going to K. A. Gardner, :i west- this-fact indoor and outdoor sports ern amateur. H. NTorris Williams, and pastimes ongagcd more attention and Maurice K. lUd.oughliii will be to probably a greater degree tiian uv- j missing from the list of tunnis tilli'- er before in the history of sport in holders, both yf whom were forced to this country. New champions sprang bow before ;i younger man, but their up in the pJaces of sonic who appear- vanquisher proved worthy of the ed destined to go on for at least an- great honor of leading the American othei year, but many of those wlio tennis world. were at; the top of the list in their j Rome of the champions who retaiu- pattjcular branch were still able lo'e-d their'honors were Frank L. Kra- uphold their .supremacy, and every i mcr, the bicyclist, who for the lath branch of sport showed a healthy and consecutive time took the profession- pleasing growth. a! sprinting championship and also For the first time in many years the world's short-ilistance title Wil- tberc was no international compcti- lie Hoppc, the balkline billiard title- lion. Tlie nations now engaged in the holder; Alfred De Oro, the three- Kiiropean war furnisbcd many con-1 cushion billiard expert; TV Cobb, the tenders for. iulcninlional honors, and famous batter of the Detroit Anieri- iiol a few nf t.lm athletes, who helped can League baseball team, and Fml- to make athletic history in this conn- die Welsh, the lightweight boxur. 'toy, are now in tlie trenches, while Jay Gould was another to demon- others have fallen victims of bullets strate tliat lie is alone in bis field, or disease. Scarcely a competition of once again demonstrating his super- am' nature was sewn in which the iority over all court tennis players of mini her ot aspirants for .the chief hon-: the country, ors was not greater than in the year] The year witnessed the passing of preceding. A noticeable revival of intn-.st on the running turf brought ibis popular sport, to a high plane, and although no horses were developed to measure up to the types of those which form- erly made racing a popular institu- tion t-hc improvement' both in the tlie negro as the dominant factor in tlie boxing aren? -fork Johnson, who held the heavyweight championship for several years, was beaten at Ha- vana by Jess Willard, a giant Kan-i san, in 2li rounds. Alexander A berg! came to the fore as the world's wrestling Gracco-Koman champion tif- tfualJly of the runners and the al-lter defeating Waldek 7byszko, fol- tcndancc at tbc race meets was gra- lowing y, .tic in the international tour- laying and encouraging to leaders in the thoroughbred racing world. In track athletics Americans made a brilliant showing, as many record- breaking performances will attest. Prominent among the leading figures! nainent. Athletes of Cornell University cov- ered themselves with glory and f'fl the Ithacan institution in the fore-( part of college athletics, in rowing j Cornell continued to att.st to the in Amateur Athletic Union competi- coaching of Charles Courtney by giv- ition were liannes Kohlemainen, Jas. ing her ivash to the eights which con- (Tecl) Meredith, Norman Taber tested over the Ponghkeepsic course, which series attracted, among others, a Leland-Stanford University crew George H. Goulding, the Cana- dian. Several new records wei'c added to tbc already long list on the A.A. I. books. Old figures which had with- stood UIR attacks of hundreds of athr the Iclcs, toppled over and formed outstanding fca'lyrss cE sporting coiuplishnients hy Americana. There was a slump in the. act ancc at baseball- games, but the terest in: the series for the world's ber of upsets. The Ithacans narrowly between the Boston Red missed winning the' intercollegiate j .Soy., of the American and tbc cross-country rim, finisliin? -sedond toi which finished second. In the annual competition for intercollegiate track and field championship Cornell again captured premier honors and the third triumph for the Ithacans was obtain- ed in the football championship, which was one of the hig surprises of a in- Benson ot more than the average nurn- Philadelphia. Nationals, with victory the 'University oi Maine 1 ______ F T Vale oarsman made a clean sweep! at the intercollegiate regatta'at New' -London, leading Harvard in each Hy perching on the banner of the former, was keener than ever. The year saw the passing of some noted- champions, hut the sport that! the three events contested. The'singFo had Ihe greatest revision of title sculls went to Uabert Dibble, a Can- holders was tennis. In the lawn! adian oarsman, which was one of the game, ihc men's singles and doubles few important championships to leave again .went to California with new the States 1 NATIONAL -HOCKEY -I- ASS'N. The Standing M'anderers Quebec bita-iva...... Canadians Torontos Lost 0 J CONTENTIOUS FEELING PREVAILS AT HOCKEY MATCH AT REGINA 1..000 .607 .338 .333 j .000 Latest Results 'Montreal "Wanderers -1; Ottawa 0. Quebec 5: .Montreal Cauadiens 2. WESTON BEAT ORAMPTON Toronto, Dec. defeated Bramptbn in an intermediate O.H.A. fame last night by the score of II to 'L Skates KEEP YOUR MONEY IN THE COUNTRY AND BUY THE .FAMOUS Automobile Skate AT MAC'S. SKATES HOLLOW GROUND D. E. Mac Donald GUNSMITH and INDIAN MOTORCYCLE Agent. 407. 5th, St. S, Phone 1032 u> have your Skates and Boots. We will fix them up right for the season. We have recently installed- new akate sharpener. Skates sharpened, rivited on your: coots fixed up right. FRANK MILES 511 4th Avenue South. Regina. Dec. one of the fastest games played on local ice this sea.son the Vies won last night from the GSth 'Battalion by a score; of. S to 3. The., game'was featured fights, not only among tho teams, but also among the spectators, feeling running very high. Just before the game closed one of the sold- iers yelled out, "Every sun- porter, of the Vies should go out of this arena with his head down. You've won a bat- tle tonight, hut why don't some of you join and fight the bigger battle." This remark provoked a small light anioiig some of tlie spectators which was quickly stopped. j-iORTDNATELY both the Govern IH raoats In Canada have long recognized the value of the wild life of the country, and by wise laws have iirotectec big and small game from Indiscriminate slaughter. Educated sportsmen throughout the Dominion, are'co-operating in tbis protection hy the formation of game protective associations. Already aa a consequence hig.game has ueen on the increase in Canada during recent .years, while at the same time the utmost freedom has been, and is, allowed for tlie enjoyment of legitimate sport. Moose, the monarch of the Canadian forest, is indeed noble game, for when fully grown.it weighs much over one thousand pounds, and has a spread of, antlers from five to six feet or more in width. The hest' hunting grounds 'of this giant quad- ruped along the line or the .Canadian Pacific .are Nova Scotia New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario, and the Northern part of the State of Maine. So well does the animal thrive in New Brunswick tnat it may bs found in at least twelve of the fifteen counties a third of the -vhole. area of the Province, being good hunting ground The sportsman who FreBericton.'ind there puts himself in the hands of Henry Braithwaite or Harry Allen will be taken to grounds that aro (amooB for results obtained' Havelock. Nswcast-'a Campbeiiton andi (1) Moose calling in Nova Scotia. (2) Cleaning a moose head- Camp life. (4) Caught unawares. S Mira-ltinguishod-irom cow as the former October. After the cold weather sets in the moose leaves the water for the ridges and then follows the still hunting season a rule the moose .generally feed "down and with their eyes protecting, them from the front and their wonderful sense of smell and hearing from the rear, stalking must be done "up-wind." The shooting is generally done in thick woods, an absolute silence being maintained while getting within shooting distance of the game. "Still-hunting" a lunter will cover anywhere up', to fifteen miles in a day. In oliuwiug the game t.hc tracks of a bull can be readily dia-i of the open season is late. British Columbia and Yukon moose are famous as being the largest in the world. They are said to lo numerous all through the northern interior ot British Columbia, especially so on the Findlay and Liard Rivers. Near Atlm there is good hunting, and also at Casslar, north-east of Quesnel Lane, the moose are increasing in in numbers The Kootcnay district has again become E centre, to period of piotection that ww eofwced. _ The Vies had the edge on the soldiers -from the start, and a big crowd urged them on to victory" CUBS TRAIN AT TAMPA I Tampa, Fla., Dec. Chicago! Cubs will train in Tampa during 1017. and llilS, according- to a contract' signed here six weeks aso bV Presi dent C. H. Thomas of the Cubs ami President Jack Downs of the Tamua j Baseball Training association. This contract superseded one dated in .1912 Calling for live seasons of training in Tampa, it was stated, at Ihp lattei time the contract was made public With the Cyclists at the Front PRINCE ALBERT WON Huniboidt, Dee combination and faster men on the ice enabled- Pririce AJbert to get the boidt tonight in the opening of the northern die S.A.H.A. The visitors took Humboldt into to the tune of 16 to 9 In a game was featum! by work and tew FIELDE'R JONES ACCEPTS Portland, Ore., Dec. 1 wllj. accept Mr. Ball's offer to take charge of the St. Louis said Welder Jones, ullot of the St. Louis Federals last s'easou, in an in delphia 1" flife hope of gettin, terview last night. "I have been ii close touch with Mr. Uall throughou: the negotiations and, while I received the reported summons to St Louii, I am prepaied lo statf on moment's notice and will go. east af soon as it comes" SLEDDING CAMP] OUT OF LUCK j Eddie Campi the California ba.ltam .J. j weight, does not have much i.uck in! getting on matches. Eddu- inado good in a tour of the east several months I j ago. He won bouts from some of the best boxers of .his weight Tlioi he I I returned to his hoine in San Fran- Cisco for a short rest. Afterward he I came east again and expected to ap pear in a number'of bonts. He -has been working out ever since in Phila _ an op ponent to face him, but has not suc- ceeded in making a match Bddie stands ready to meet, any bantam- weight in, the world at poiimlb ringside. he. did -not intend to Loots Federals mow Jones said fsvor the St. than he would holdover Browns, hui declared he had no idea how the team would shape. He declared he -.would like to gel Benny on .Ills club. 1 ff ff BIG FISTIC AFFAIR .HAS BEEN CALLED OFF New Orleans. Dec, twenty-round fight for the heavyweight championship of the world, scheduled for "liar. 4th in this city between Jess Willard- and Fred Fulton, of Minnesota, was dehnltely de- clared oft here late today by Tom Jones, willard's manager, and Tommy Burns, local pro- motcr, who was a partner "of Domlnick J Toriorlch In pro- moling the light, I How sweet to see the youngsters glide j Adoun the steeii and slide, To hear their voices loud and shrill. 1 uelij fiopping tile nilf! (Thirty Seconds Later) It is easy enough lo he! pleasant i While watching the kids at tlicir Uut Ihu follow worth while is tlie one who can smile J When- a bobsled bumps frame. bmcc tli1 puidiasc of Ihska in llici Ktahb us waters ri I (d fishon jnodutts it moir! than big end of a long score against Hum MADE; >N CANADA' Ford Touring Car Price II bl.iyotl indoors .ill inighl not ntcil Foul "lill 'Inew grass lime Bui in the wide "mi t-oi-doors" the Ford as, well in Imnui) in June. Hie car 11 lupiiinlion Jor service and ccopimj- that isn't alleclcd by Ihc seasons. Ihe Runabout is non tile Town Car J7SO; fob. Ford, Ontario Ail cars completely equipped, including eiectne hca'lllelils Equipment ani-z not mcljdo speed- TUB FORD GARAGE VIRTUE 1232 3rd AVE s. PHONE 833, CAIRNCROSS SON CARDSTON DISTRICT tuie shows a foaple of cyclist scouts consulting (heir map at an unfamiliar Canada raents of the front and they are doing laliublo work, ;