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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 4, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Curlers Played Som^ Liiu^ly Games Yesterxiay 1 I'V W0IW1!^'=SCALP ?limgford, Jeanette. Griffin and an Irish : i'^v Coon Have Visions of Becoming World Beaters la .^^JSaa'mnclKo, Feb. 3.-A good deal; '/'bu bMn'wrtVen and Mid lately about ".^"hopes", of the white race In the png-'/iligtic line, n all cornea of the^over-wbelming desire to locate a pale face ' capaible''oot aubduins ue Jack "John-iion>mid-It-ralmost' loo'kB aa thmigb: tiio�',who wish to.see the gupren>a ^^'llult'aheep in the fighUng told. There 'kSw'^eiiouKSl colored heavywelghta lii; tilglit'to.-form a drill corps or tour itv&tf^cooBtry ai a Georgia minstrel show-if boxing should fall into disfavor. 4| �^t'lu^addition to Johnson we have the tW'SanisrTrEa'ngford and'^M if(�Bitte'i|*nd : the /, new man, Hank Orle brought to a head and carried through. .Tommy Bums is anxious to take up liitheij aotirltles of the ring again, but ?,heAi8;;the proprietor o�. a game knee ;;*nd,-i8,';iiot sure is yet whether his ,;crippled*leg will stand training. Bums jjivaB; al'.Vays' a conscientious worker, nd bytUe same token a capable flght-ev, and if,he decides Hl8 safe to go ahead with his plana for re-entering the ring, he (Will probably prove that he can^Jiold his own with any of the otheriiSiwhites- who have desigiia on -Johnson's- laurels. /it m|y4be,-:thougii, that Burns will "^^/aeiier'b^fquite.afi good as lie �vas be-.^'^''fore heslostj-hisititle to Jolinson. After --and there 1 are quite a aumber of them-is possesse'd'of the idea tliat this'new heavyweight must be scut to; the front slowly andi not asked Jo attempt too much in the bfeimiing.' It'ls a wise precaution, probably, but it causes;one's mind to revert to 'the-rock-ribbed stout-hearted novices who; did not require babyingr. * �Take Tom' Sharkey,' for inslance.; Why, that fellow'Avas discovered one day; and was fighting' champions the nex'tl In a measure aim = Jeffries' experiences were; the i some, .and so it was, too; in the case,c! Gu's� Riihlln. These huskies had to' take the rough from 'the smooth from the first moment they- embarked in pugilism, and theyr rounded their, oareers in good shape, reveny though tliey were not- inltipted inlo the mysteries of the fistic game by the feeding bottle route. ^ . , The main purpose of this article is to show, that asithe fighting situation stands there Is iUeed for every "white man's hope jthat~can be located: Com-panson between: the; white and black willimakc' it apparent'' that dusky-skinned, heav^yweikhts at present be-fot-e the p;ubllc are liot inferior to the whites. W. W. Naughton. ENORMOUS SUMS FOR PLAYERS MIXED PICKLES i' -i- + -i* * + -i* + 4" 'i' 4* PINK TEA SPREAD- FOR THE PLAYERS The Bankfers and the Lawyers are billed to play a league hookey match .this aflernooa at. four, ..o'clock. The lady friends ^pt the team's have f." .vouched themselves for a-pink tea spread for the players, to be served at the rink after the game, tr There's class to this hockey league of ours. 4 4- i* ri* 4* + +,4�/i' 4* 4" 4* 4" i-jS' YANKEES FORCED TO COUGH,UPj LOTSOF CASH FOR CATCHER BLAIR' The New York Ainericau League! club has paid a total of $24,150 for new playing talent for next season. The top price is ?7iOOO,-paid to the* Rochester club (or Catcher Blair, who'; was disposed of by the-Hlghlnnders for 53,500 last spring:. Blair improved so nuich with the .Eastern League cbaniploas that-the New Yoi-k club practically allowed the Rochester club to name its owal'erms.:father than have some other major league club get the young backstop. The uew players and the prices paid for them are as follows: Catchers-Walter Blair, purchased from Rochester dub, .$7,000; Williams, drafted from Canton club for 5500; Walsh, reRurchasedifrom Jersey Ctty club for 5500. Pitchers-Caldwell, purebased from McKeesport club; for $2,000; Revelle, purchased - from Richmond' club for $2,500; AloClure, -repurchased from Huntington club for $500; McGrainer, drafted from Parkersburg club for $300; Abies, purchased from San An-: tonlo club for $1,000; Ryan, purchased from Norfolk olub for $2,500. Ryan died in November of pneumonia. laflelrters-Litschi, purchased from Xiancaster club for 5750; Priest, purchased from I>anviUe club f(v $1>500; Elliott, uurchased/rom Keesport club for -$2i000;' Johnson^- purchased' from 'Jersey City dub for. $2.T)00�.^ Outfielders-^Bailey, purchased from Lancaster club for $800; Kauf, drafted from Parkersburg club for $3p0. 4* 4* 4* 4" 4* 4" + 4" 4* 4* 4- 4� 4 4. CURLING CLUB , " 4. ii- TICKETS HALFiPRfCE  ."t^ -r--. . .. ,* f" Secretary S. J; Shepherd, of .|. i" the local Curling Club, an- 4.V �i* uounces that the executive "i^ i i> have decided to issue Curling pji � i" club, tickets' for" the balance 4* of the season at $5," being "'ij.' i. half of the initial fee. ' * ; � " ^, 4- "i" 4" 4- 4* 4* 4* 4* 4� 4" 4* 4� 4�,' viiny .iteVtR EPIGkaM ..^ Tne recent iruoitcauon ot the memoirs of a celebrated lii'nglish uulvcvslty proiessor, Oscar iJrowUng, recalls a ramous eptsraia-rrsald'to be ono of the most admirable ever composed. .. It. was perpetrated. t]> u orilUant pupu, J, K,,. Stephen, upon the pro-lessor, wno was somewhat inclined to corpulency, ,. o. B., oh be obedient: To Nature's stern decrees; ror tnougu you be out one t). U., rou may be toOiiObese! , 4* 4- * � JANE AND 'ARRY ' Jane: "I've something on me mind, Arry, that 1 hardly knows how to tell yer.- . f Airy "Ant wlv it," Jane: "I'm. atraWJij^r won't .marry me If 1 tetls yen" '* Arry: Ant.,.wi.v. it. ijane: AVry latter prolonged " pause): �Never mind, Janoi-it'll be all right, it tnere ain't no chapel ror it, we'll bo married at a reglstry.^'-r-Hnnch. I yer.' "AhV.WlV "im a sompambliust, 'Arry.' THE BOSTON TAR BABY . ........}9St 'that'al^alr^he; fell iuto flesh and it is np^orijjusMapt .that very few ring % the novice, wBo'fh'fii^beilf;taken' In hand by Tmmm^�ra$iiymii9 better than Cirl J^^Mtb9%pilBbt)mfL .giant, wbo is evitlng> ome'wiiat a swath; hai not been^put^to any lenoua test aa yet ;�^hii^'.ftia work'.'o.'far.-, may -t^Ct�|n�L;^iib';'^^^^^ lUangtprdt or Johnson air this stage of the garner,^ ...J. ^�'�^ NOfCAlicyT; YET It was sbortly after midnisht,_ and tne colonel had caught" Kastiis red nanacd. - � > "Well, Kastus, you old rascal, you." said he. ."I'vecaught yoii at last. What are yon doing. In my hen-tiouse"?" -wny, .\iarse BUI." said the old man, n-1 done heerd**aeft-a cacKlln' in dla yere coop dat 1'-1 tnought mebbe de oie hen done gone lay an alg, an' I-1 wanted ter git it fo' you' breakfas' wniie It was Iresb suh.^'-'Hajrper's weeKiy. * * * FLAT/LIF?' , The unequal distribution of wealth is what I complain about" "Tes; and we'lls^jon be compjlainlng about the unequal --'distributloti of heat" INDIAN FIGHTER LOOKS LIKELY WHOSE WORK ATTRACTS THE ATTENTION OF FIGHT* EXPERTS Indiana has a promising young welter-weight in Jack Dillon. Dillon is still young at the boxing game, and it ib the opinion of good-fight judges that with a little more experience he will be a hard man to beat. Dillon recently Rut up a great fight against Eddie McGoorty, a classy fistic artist. They met in a 10-rouud bout and al-ithougbt McGoorty outweighed Dillon by more than 10 pounds he narrowly escaped defeat,' it was only his superior ring generalship that saved McGoorty. Dillon .himself is confident that he will land: the welier-welgbt champIonBhip in the not distant future. PUT UP GI^T RGKF But Had to Acknowledge Defeat -^Knights of the Besom and Stane Had a Great Day of Sport Yesterday - G)mpetitions to Finish Today; Th'e^Tatoer .man! were'knock�;d out initlio^iflrgt Toiind 'of the' curling competition yesterday' afternoon;' Cavnn who survived tho e.\tra di-aw in the tirst compeOtlon \va� defeated by Duff In tho first draw, Williams was again unfortunate in the e.xtra draw of the second competition, going down before Oliver's rink. Cavan. was. still eligible lor the; first dra'* In the. second after tbc feocoad rinks .bad been played. Quite large cro�vds of spectators watered the games, which brought out some good curting. The game between Aird and Jolwston on sheet No. 1 was; a bummer, the latter coming very strong;, at the finish and uoarly nosing out a victory. It was a heavy scoring game and c.witcment ran high e.\cept for two or tliMq ends, when it looked as if Aird tiad tie game cinched- The rlaks were: Dr. Stewart, Stattord, Brown, J Johnston, skip . ,,.12 'inreti, games were played .in.the sirst Companion. Uodgers took tnnteen ends to_get the long end of tne score from Boyd.. Uodgers'made a tearing start, scoring the first aix ends, and Boyd came back anaati ,1 brown. K. H. MnotoM, ^ jotinit'on sitip l� �nepli�r� ikty 10 By-endi- '� , - jbonatoa........,�U 09.0 iox MW4 ttnepnerd ...... m 4yi osii.iuofria uavan or 'rsbaV vat inp n �l(,,^ht agaijiat Aird'a atrMl/rtiak In^a'^'likat attempt to atay in'.tiie'aomiMsUttou, out bAd to �elmowled|�:4efflnt. waa:, '''.y] oavan.......TM.'i^n lOO'OlO~,� Aird............ooa �iJl7oi,4 m-la Ono. aamo^. Laat Night ^ ' Only one game jraaplayedlaat night and In It Rodiera' .jrink-got.th^^betiet ,of Boyd'a, by Iho-'(ploife "ii^w^ 14."The game waa'in theSecond Competiuon. ,., , Many Walking Records Broken Englishman Smashes World's "Pod" Marts at Milan Atcneaon. bTeeman. :ucNabb. Aird, �itlp...'.U By enas-^ � - � 1 Aird ............ 003 001 -^i aoo-1-J jonrision .:.... ,120' fflo wo U41-I'-J Ice No. 2� ' ! Cavan-of Taoer, as b*) did in "the morning, ca.xac alon.9 very strong at the /inisn but he allowed Dua too great a .icfid An tiie eatly part of the game and.bad to be contest with the snort end of tne score. JHe rinks were: ., frowse, iSkelth, Hill, ��: ives, uougias, Kourse, t.avan sidp. 1. .� Uuir skip ...... 12 By ends-  uavan .i........ OUO 100 101) 114-S uuH ............ 031 0,11 goo-la lee No. 3 'I Alter the second end' VVKB'aros of �faber diti not score many iwints lu nis game wita Uiiver in the second, but tbere was a strenuous ai%ument aji ihc waj', on only one occas-Ton was more than one stone counted on an end. ihe nnka were: New York,'F,eb., 3.-News, of^ ^ Uie establishn:�nt of a scries of ,also sot up nc^w world's records 4> for ten, eleven and twelve miles, Hi.s figures for those distances ^vere. as follows: Ten miles-1 15.55. Elftvcn miie.s-1.23,53. Twclrc mile.srr-l.ai.SG. Soma oi tho-oUl records had - BIG BONSP ATM stood for H'ore than twelve ^ (g> years. ' ' ^ . many fine prize* beinq iMoDse Jaw will ^hold,its Tth.annual bttispicl frotb Feb: > 7thcto lltk:|:i>l|(h-br&iee rinks hav* been invited- to at-teml. The prizes arc of a vccfih^h ordiii' and should prove a big attraction to curlers of the-west. ! 1 The main event is the Grand Chal-lengp Cup of J250, "and four �gold wattihes. The othcr'blg-priEes arc the RobUi Hood Cup'Of $150 and gold; watdiesi; the Bank^rg' Trophy,-worth $100, .and fourj'flrie'arm-chairgi; the  �Uossy Tl-dphy'^bf $'135"�nd-loUi' (ithterV prizcsr valued itt $75', ' tlie ^reWfery; Cup dt $^liO, arid four cameras, the Hotel Trophy and l.lOO and fpur.elec-: trie la�vps. Mieunderttood "AlexAUdor the Great." atateii the teacher,' "was a very sensitive man, and wept because he /could not bear defeat. DiThat do, you understand by this, Johnaiie?" r, "He coitfidn't git hlaalMiea oif.stMch-er." *� '. � ' veaie. Hammer, Moison, u imams sKip. .5 By ends- vvjMiams' ....... uiiver........,. J* J* 4. ^ .}. ^ -i- ^ ^ -i- {{ -i* -ii: 4' 2* * SOME GOOD SCORES ' �F ' AT ARCADE ALLEYS >!" The scores at the Arcade this week have been excep- 4r|j Haynes, McClenaj U. Scott, Oliver skip .... 11 .... U30,000,100j)10- 5 ... 201 121 on 101-11 Ice No. 4 Koblnson and Kodgei-s played in the becona .uompetltiou and had a .gcwl game, aitnougb Kodgero held bis ca:ly { ie!id tbroughom. me rinks were: Koomson snip Held, itioux, Kaston, Nelson, Bang, young 8 Uodgers skip ... 12 By. enas--- uoDinson ....... on 002 loo 10a- s Kodgers ........ 5, cause thel thr)ee>perU>d style to be side-tracked in this locality, a;t least for tUe prelont.'^^ ' '� ' Ai'ounTtha? section of "tlbe'Domirilon wbwe airtlistS'talSiey'ci^ battles are'n'ow fought they are faced by soft ice onmtiny oiccBBions and the advantages of three periods inatead ot two frotn thia aspect alone can readily be understood; The move is towikrds making �tho game faster by lopping off ten minutes and, giving the playera an extra session of rest. When the ice is heavy-;�hleh: 1b not unusual* io the east-it is better maintained'by ahoi*,ter .-periods, and the attendance it Is given at the close of each sedBion^ -That ttiQ nc'A'^^etyle is popular in Eastern Canada is, tbereforViaot-myater^ lous. �-' ^. -^iA :':..r--^-'-:J But in ^Winnipeg there are several angles from w|i^ili' to view the revolutionary measure. From the first game until' well into ,March such a thing as soft lee Ib unheard of. In the -naijorlty of jamea the cntlcles of frozen water at bait'time do'-nor make-an bnpoeing sight when they are swept together, which ia'the' best '.,.'-. . 7 .^y the new style tin minutes more are crowded Upoki t)ie gamel If it were .30 beJpw zero those cxiraWO'seconde'would seem \llke so m^myjiours and ahlverlng ap'eetaiora Vpuld'prdbably consIUi tjie three period play to nether rcglonB, It may.'fie painted out Unit onlookers are, benefited by tWa'change tp^ that tliey are at liberty to visit the warm ^vaiting roo|na t^ce instead' of once, but there 1b a certain amount of'inconvenience* at-'tached I o this,, checker moving game andi in- the event of Buoii a crowd si Thursday, night at the auditorium, only one-quarter would he able t\9 squeeze around the steam pipes, ;