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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE ridmy, February SPORTS Lethbridge Bonspiel Postponed For Week BIG ATJTO SACK FOR MAY 30 Probably the'big feature of the. speedway will the 500 mile i race at Wianapolii on.May 30. .The priie.will be m cash r first money being.. and Jhe'; balance divided. One of the is. that" "all cars-to be-accepted as entrants must have shown a'speed of 70 miles an.hour or better. Because of the big race is expected to attract representative foreign entry and such drivers as Temery, Wagner and Nazzaro. The fate of the'Glldden tOur is. in doubt. The A. A. A. will not unless the makers guarantee support and make entries in the early spring. If it is "run it probably will be started in Washington and run into Canada.-The motor truck run from Chicago to New York-will be .the most startling innovation of the year. lt bc "the business rigs .will have had the opportunity to test starnina an deficiency oveV anything like a distance. Previous :F'l road tests have been no farther than JI50 miles. WERE JONAH TO WINNIPEG TEAM AFTER ALLAN CUP Taber Rinks Only Ones Able Get Here Roarin' Games Postponed for j 7 "a Week ;he roaring gak played havoc will; day .they are playing off two compcti- i-oarine same, and "i as .no t ions' for prizes. Eight Lethbridge 11FT TOuILD UP TEAMS fans -who read during the sum-j liaer and autumn concerning purchased drafted who -follow-.the of the scouts, and who keep a .weather eye on the big sales by minor; .leagues.probably 'have1 little idea of the ;vast sum involvedl minor leagues received just Owner Charles Somers of the Cleve- land Club was the real liberal spend- er. The man wiio chucked a lot of money into the .American League when it'started, and virtually made it successful, has not grown stingy when, his' own club hit ths toboggan. i ue 'the bonspiel yesterday. Crati- brook and Kernie rinks got stuck cc- fore they started. '.Granum.got rinks as far as SlaclccKl, and they stayed there until late last night in ti-2 hope of setting through to Letli- biidgc. The Miclcod fellow's were ready to conic along with' them. But it was no use: The wind had already blocked the going was too! ueavy aud the nicn from the west were "hogged." Not so the men from the cast. Nearly enough men for two rinks from Taber with hopes to get enough stalled Taberiies here to mate up the Winnipeg, Feb. de- tea (ing the Mouavcns last evening, the Victorias gain- ed tne mnateur championship of Winnipeg Hockey League. A challenge was sent after the game to trustee Northy, the Allan Cup representatives of tue Dominion amateur cham- pionship. MUSI1 SUBMIT AMATEUR CARDS rinks have been entered with the from Taber and the draws were ALLAN CUP TRUSTEES-LAY DOWN FAST RULE WHICH EFFECTS WINNIPEG TEAM JOHNSON MAY RETURN TO SOON TO MEET AL -The Naps let loose I27.30Q in _ -Tne -minor leagues receiveu juSL men outright and have optional agree-'number beat their way in on a, clubs, in 'the .National nienta for in addition to a mere jviih the consent.oi.ihe.con-I l'-- for drafted men, making the J ductor, .of course. So they are here >nd: American. Leagues for the con- ball players during 1910. If gets .two good players from 'this smaH arniy of recruits the aver- be maintained. That would "i. price of a competent major I' player at The money :'paid-.for-others than the thirty com- VeteatVmen' is.simply, wasted in ex- perimenting. Do you wonder thac the is a busy niaa? The'American more tib- by j than the National -American'seemed more to' get the cream of the minors for -was expended on purchas- compared with by Of course, the best men up before the drafting sea- 'the draft list the Am-. tidy' total for added strength in oae "season. _ The Chicago "White Sos were liberal spenders. Coniisfeey made a lot .of money, with a very poor club this year and in return set ab'out building up, if such a" thing is possible. He paid Secretary John Bruce of the National Commission just for players purchased outrighV-and on. men he vail try out oa options. The Highlanders .paid outright. .Detroit Bought men to.the extent oE drafted and OQ option, making The Tiger proprietors -were i tunate in ..having, some half-developed 1 youngsters out on options .giving the J pick oit hall clubs. In this way they the battle of the besoru and When it "v.-as. known that things COMPETITION NO. Extra Round Tabet No.-i vs. Taber vs. -f .First Round Winner oi Taber No. 1 and Rodgcrs vs. Duff...-' Boyd vs. Robinson. Shepherd vs. Oliver. of Taber No. and Aird vs. Johnston. COMPETITION NO: 2 Extra 'Serifs' Airii vs. Taber No. 1. RotJgers vs. Robinson. -'First-Draw Winner of AJrd and Taber No. 1 vs. NEGRO'S DEMAND FOR BIG GUARANTEE FOR SHOUT 1OUT LOOKED UPON DATE IN New York, Feb. probability that Jack' Johnson, the heavyweight champion, would meet Al Kaufman in a six-round bout in Philadelphia some time during February was the absorbing topic today among followers of p'uglllani here. i. Johnson's reported desire to appear in Philadelphia if k-big guarantee was offered him for a six-round bout is declared to have .payed -waj: to the making of a match with latter has long expressed a desire to meet .the champion. Current reports have it that Jack O'Brien .wired Kaufman to'come east and .that'the Californlan is already, on his way. v.. Should decline to meet Joe Jeanette will substituted, it is saiu. Montreal, Feb." the Allan Cup for amateur hockey cham- pionship announced that in future no cflaiienges-would be accepted unless accompanied by certificate "of Amateur Athletic'Association-of'Canada as to amateur staading' of various players of challenging team. This is a new ruling, and will apply to challenge of tae Victorias of Winnipeg. Y v 1" T" RICKARD SAYS JACK JIM WILL FIGHT AGAIN were to bc as they are, the curlers at Duff. the rink last nigh t-' proceeded to or-[ ganizc the circumstances into some] good spou.- It was dcci'ded to post- J pone the. bonspiel for a week, hut to- j Robinson. -Johnston vs. Shepherd. Taber Xo. "2 vs. Oliver. Boyd vs. winner ot Rddgcrs and HA1LEYBURY TO ISSUE CHALLENGE; FOR STANLEY CUP PROMOTER OF BIG RENO FIASCO THINKS JEFF YET BERGER ALSO WILL BE "O.K." "Jeffries and Johnson will fight .Rickard if the match consummated. Rickard said Barry was behind the If 0 EIGHT ENDS MADEtAMGHT while the Na-; nulled...back a .-half dozen, men who1, Viofjai let loose This niade .'would have cost from for. the -American 1 if r purchased in in the for the National. 'open market- SKIDQO to at BAT Davis in 3t Louis Casey's gone to kingdom come; where "all good, players landj -He. mounted in his. aeroplane, a Bleriof machine. The. manner of his going was spectacular and grand; VA whiz, a whir, a blot, a blur, no more -was Casey seen. St' Peter dozed beside the gate, and dreamt of many .The price of wheat, the cost "of meat, of. cabbages and kings; When "suddenly he started, for a lusty rat-tat-tat Resounded on the it was Casey' with his bat. n arid Lost in This Morhihg's Competitions. Some Good Games Temiskaming Champions Will Forward to j. Cup -Trustees i" Montreal, Feb. no challengers' for tlie Stanley Cup yet in sight, word comes from, the silver country that th ere is more" than. a_ pjroba- Dility that" H alley Bury-may en- -ter the'lists' against the N. H. -j- A.T champions, whoever they 'may "be, lor the Stanley Cup .4- 'Honors. '_" In written to a friend in '-Montreal, Weldy Young GOOD AND BAD RECORDS BROKEN! Hh Dints' -that "who cinched the chamnion- AT THE R5.NK LAST 'bless my soul! It's cried St Peter, with a grin; .Tre been waiting your arrival. 20 years or more; come in! tell .us how it happened, for we'd like to. get it straight; Come in and tell your leave your bat outside the gate." St. Peter winked at Gabriel, and went. and got a chair. --.Inviting Casey to sit down. his story there. Poor Casey, little dreaming he was it, Gave one preliminary cough, and started 'off, tb-wU: "The outlook wasn't that's as far as Casey got, When Peter grabbed him by the pants, and dovra the chutes he shot. Then turning to old Gabriel, he dusted off his hat. r Remarking: "That's the last we'll hear c_r Casey and his bat." Til curling competitions got off to a start this .and the visitors rrom Taber were successful m getting one or the two games they played! The Ice was in great shape and the curling was of the highest oraer. Rink" No. 1 NIGHT Two scratch games, verc played at the curling rink last night and j some records were broken Names are' 4. charitably -withheld, but- it-Is an au-! i thoriiative. statement that during one I of 'the 'games tuV were maa'e. That is otie definite, record- hrcakcr: The final scdre .was about 33'or 7 or 3, Tnatrjs in- definite'record! 'The other contest %ame ami resulted in' a for. Shep'h erd ove: Kenny "Johnston by. 10 tq.S, as folr snip :in the T'emiskamihg 'Lea- gue, will endeavor" to lift the of tne Etrohgest team's In tne country'in in attempt to do so.' Scott hephenl TENNEY'S GREAT THEORY REGARDING BALL CLUBS Un the first sneet rinks skipped by lows UJtver and 53. J. Shepherd playad a neck and neck %a.mz for six ends, when SheDnera started in 'at a rua- away sail and won out 15 to 5.. 'me rlnSs vrerei i naynes.; K. uividson, I uon J. feat, Shepherd i M. bcott, K." K. .Macleod, Johnston iunver skip.....5 atiepherd skip.. 15 j j. By.ena.s-- ..........HH> 01- 000 o' j aaepnerd ...___ 021 I'OO 131 j 2 j j Tne contest between Robinson and; uoyd on toe second saeet-was of most exciting character and there was again. It-may be.soon and It'may. be a year from now, but some time, some place, they will get" together.; And when they do Jeffries will go into the ring "carrying a. load of uioney." So declares Tex Rickard, the man who, prompted the Jeffries-Johnson fight at and some time next week will meet Jeffries-at Los Angeles to talk over staging him and Johnson in a return match.-- Reports from "Los Angeles that not" consider a fight with failed to check Rickard's'Optimism. "Jeffries will' -fight all said Rickard.., see.him my- self before he "told" hie Tast fall, -when we went' fisTiihg 't'ogeth'er. -I know we 'can'-'geti.his. consent.-At. that time Jef- fries said he .'waniGtr to fight Johnson in. he ,knewv he -was the better Rickard said "that Clarence Henei and Frank Barry of Los Angeles, who ;ost 'heavily on 'Jeffries at Reno, wil set Yl'OOibo'b win i ever -Johnson again. 1 NO GAME PLAYER The. hockey game scheduled 'to. take nlace last 'night be- tween Hick-Sehl and Macleod was cot The weatner was -bad enough to stop anytning. Nelson n. K. D .Johnston. .10 3 iOL-'S guarantee of a which he was prepared to offer for the match. Sam Jefifies% "former-mana- ger, said: ,r_.' .r. "I don't "know that'- Jeffries will! or will not fight again, but yo.u.kQO.w a great fighter likes to snow can 10 better. So it Is with" Jeffries. Deep iown in his heart he would "like to.re- tore .himself notjjnly eatima- ion of the public, "but -in I would; not .be. surpriBed ;tc ight Johnson a second ic wants him to. '-It, te will put up a-vastly better fight'than he. did'atReno. "The tremendo.us responsibility that he carried into the ring, -the; terrible' nervoua strain under which he labor- ed because the public 'expected too" much of him, itrill be. absent.-. The pub- lic, in the second.engagement-will .not expect so much he will be a different Jeffrjesl. ;I am hot predicting how the, fight would end, the big.fellow's showing'would be so far? above what; he .displayed at Reno that the spectators would beram- .Frank Barry will be, associated '.with HOCKEY SCIENCE y. INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE fi r -TO BE REHEARSED AGAIN r' wire from E. H. Cooaey, editor of the Great -Kails Lead- -t Xatio ivhlcli it seems the Boston Incrediable.that ever have r-made-r-Tenuy 5s qiiotea as; saying, '-tne a good team in the field and I Iwbn't care anything about wh'o won the city championship Christy Maihewson won the National leaguo pennant Jor rhe. Giants and Ihen plucked the pennant, single handed, from the Athletics. It was SKIP Kioux. w.H. Uy KODinson uoyd Courtice. Tilley, b'Cott. 11. Jioyd ship t4ic Boston scribes -have the Doves thr 'in hon- or of President William Hepburn Rus- sell. I Sj "i-Tvant good ball players, and not come up again. it is. iintlerstood that a re- presentative from Great falls is on cis "way to Lethbridge now to talk.over the question witti-.Mi. Kckstorm. luo no s Those who have oeen following Hoc- key for the past three or four years may. have noticed a little trick "em- ployed on the Ice, whereby 'a nian carrying the puck' drops it behind nim as he is about to be checked and clashes into the player of the oppos- ing side who is bent on blocking his way. in the meantime the derelict puck is nicked up -by another skater rrom behind and frequently carried into the defence unmolested. At first it looks Hke interference, but if. pro perly carried out TJO referee can o stop the play. It is known as the "Skirtoo originated from the brain of .that great player, Hod i Stuart, whose brlllian.t carec are thousands .'of Q.UTJ will continue to train the royal horses ore LACROSSE IN WE COUNTRY .jthat .the new monarch -will follow, in the footsteps of. his-father and lake A prominent part in the sport of; kings 1.1 as soon as the year of official-mourn- is over. To American "racegoers in" London tae publications of the engagements in which his majesty's will com- pete regarded as a good omert for horse racing in the United States and they think it will do much for reviv- ing the sport vicinity of New- York State. Tn deciding to adopt the late Kinf Edward's famous "p.urple, gold-braid, scarlet sleeves, black velvet cap with gold fringe" his majesty has greatly A writer in the. Standard of Empire pleased. Ms .subjects, who oe- on the lacrosse nituation in England, lighted to learn tha: Marsh 'lose; games. went'.pn to explain the Yankees last season. Xichols necessarily worked pennants for Boston; Esper. Mc- 3. fielder worked every i Mahon. Hoffer and Pond made theiu- r- more chances to win or Baltimores title holders; Kennedy, Me-' Ginnity and Hughes carried the Brook- 200 Ull 00 Rink No. 3 Taber rink skipped by-B. nn mv 11 arc uiousauds, .yi .good fellows on my jair.. i} termin-ated tnrec- years ng Jacrossc'and play can t usa hwc mght pliers sajs playjng on the" defence {t. weirimleea. bufihcy do not j Barrett o'. ihc Mil- K. waukcc Club. seems untenable in the to victory. extreme; ;Charles Radbourne in 1S84 The major league teams arc sup- pitched seventy-two out of ninety-sev- posed to he faster than any minor en'farces for Providence, and had a i league organization, and yet. take the -winning7-percentage of. .S3S. Provi-1Eastern league or American assocta- ience'woa the and Radbourne tion champions and give them a bat- yitched last of the season jtery staff composed of Mathewson, caugbi seventy-nine Walsh, Johnson, Cole, Coombs and that year'for' the same, club." last season's pen- 'iantlwainly because of the pitching of that big Coombs, Bender, Plank and Morgan." Detroit was out of the title hunt, because its. twiners went, wrong. Brown, Overall, Real- and' Pfeigter won the world's championship twice for the Cnbs. Last season theso boxmen were not as_efJ': clent as of old, and the Cubs lost in tho title games. '-In ?he Amcrirsr. ii was Uon-i Jack Donaldson, a South ;African professional sprinter broke the world's won out by the nar-iTecord for ISO yards at Kimberley last rowest margin, the score being. 'J to Saturday. Donaldson went the distance in H seconds, beating the amateur rec- ord of H 1-5 seconds R. B. Walker in-lQ09 and the professional mark of 14 1-2 seconds, made by Henry jHutchens in 1S87. Tor Stuart in carrying the puck down the ice would invariably nave two of h5s forwards trailing him receive the same attention from the newspapers as their footballing friends except In the North of England. I see on either side. Wnen he was about very little of the game these days, but Bender, with Gibson. McLean and Ar- cher on the receiving end. and then S The rinks were: J.K. rrowse. J. A. Keid, n. HIH. Kaston, uoiiglas, Sang. cavan skip...y Kodgers Uy I Tho lomj-discussed match" between cavan lOUOIlOOtf Golch and George" Hachen- .....Oil 2W 211 for the worlds championship Rink No. 4 fmay take place in New York. Joe The second Taber rink playing Humphries, the well-known fight an- to be checked the man following him would shout "skidoo" and Stuart would mmediately slip bac-k the puck, but continue on into the m.an.' The play was most effective and was constantly by Stuart and Horace Gaul when with the Smoky City team four vcars ago. It is now in constant use n the N. H. A. put them in either league race, where} against Jas. Aird's rink- got the Bouncer, says-he-has completed-ar- they finish? The best outfield i or it -by 14 to K, although they kept ajid infield ever put together must! getting stronger towards tne end. have battery strength to a great The rinks were: teaic. Ann able. Atctieson, Hammer, Freeman. of Governor K. Ttnrr, Penn- sylvania, was fw fivf years one Capf. Arson's" loaning pifrfiTx thp old Chk-aso White Sox. rangements -Krhereby he expects to bring Gotch and the Russian- Graopler York in a few weeks. [Humphries plans a series of -wrestling bouts, winding'up with the-big-match between the two stars named-.above, notson. j There is no doubt-that the largest as sKtp.i; Aifrt skip.......14.sembfase ever drawn to see a bom on the "mat would crowd JGaitlvn to see t ho Jo wan an d- jmeet once more for the championship Hy K Hack HACKENSCHM1DT JS BETTER tfay City, Mich., Feb. HacKenscamldt, the "Russian today Is twenty per cent, better in the wrestling game on his prev- visit to the United In the opinion .of the local rfcat followers' -In his match here last night with Hcefcer. of Germany. tJin'Rirsslft nad no difficulty ffrpinning the shoul aers of the Teuton to the mat twice 1 have always been .very interested 'in it, because it Is something to play rather than watch. And. after all, this is a.great thing; there are too many of our young fellows watching games; it would bo better if they played them. However, a correspondent writes toj tell meMhat in the year just closed] steady progress has been' made all round. It is expected that during the year we shall be favored with a Tlait from a.Canadian team. Lacrosse play- ers are keenly hoping that the visit will take place, for every time team Canadians has been over the game has benefited considerably. Should a Canadian team come over. I and Herbert JoneB to ride Ie, of course, in the latter case, when the weight permits. Less ef King a Biew Tn the last year in which England was bereft of her king -the-'trirf 'was robbed of its finest In the history of the racing reUthif to the latter part of the llth century; It is written, his fete figure, largely, because" owner, b.ut more be-was the fint reigning aijwty s a. el n minutes. ot lar.d to wla the Derby. vbo'ct'n adequately describe tne when Minoru tfcen achieved oU memorable- triumph? But no ftoty of Biwmri's con- nectkm with racing-caa written without intimate reference to Rickard Marsh, Herbert Jocec Sgerton As a matter ot fact, it was Jones, rather tfcan Miftoru, who won the Derby for the first time for the Wng. It was tls .joclteyshlp rounding Tottenham corner judged pull -at Mlnoru opposite pni a team intc the field worthy of j number board and "the desperate meeting the very best wen Canada can i strength of the finish rode can DTOmi.se them some very hard games. Our lacrosee may not .be as good as is not so splendidly we could send- to us." {brought about the victory. ;