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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 4, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta \ Tuesday, Febmary\ V | -----=S3rtl|�- chefs and shermans -Clayed a tie game Celebrated Taber Hockey Team Stacked Up Against Bill Sher-v man's Speedy Septette in Calgary Last Night-An Exciting Tilt-Score 7-7 Calgary,-Feb. 3.-The Taber 'Chefs' an. Gaigary Shermans played a tie, 7-tP V, last night. It was the most exciting game on the ice this season here. Luck seemed 'with the Shermans, all\the way through, including all' decisions. In combination work, the' Shermans were a point ahead, but the' heavy checking of Taber, defence men offset this. Lloyd-Cook rushed and shot at the Calgary goal, but missed. Sexsmith then taking the puck, a la baseball Btyle. scored. Bishop electrified by a long run, but sturdy A. B. Cook was there to stop him. The play then hung around the Calgary net until Leo Cook made a pretty score from nearly centre ice. Bishop started down the loe, and evaded the Taber defence, scoring number two for Calgary. Balrd tried several shots, but missed; and play went to Taber's �nd, 'where Calgary, by a lucky shot, scored their third goal from a mix up in front of the net. McHugh scored next by combination play all the way down the ice. Lloyd Cook rushed, but the Calgary goal tender stopped big good intentions, and the puck went to middle ice, where Leo Cook found the net with: a pretty shot .'.'.o&arbour TUBhed twicer but over-' skilled each time at the critical moment, and Lloyd Cook then- grabbed the puck from Sexsmith, and scored by.-an accurate lift. Calgary tried for? Taber's goal, but A. G. Cook was right. As B. Cook and Sexsmith went .totthe fence for entering into a Jack Johnson affair, and were followed by Bishop for tripping. The first half ended with the score 4 to 3 in favor of Calgary. . Taber Leads Barbour scored after less than twenty seconds of play, which was followed by a score from Lloyd Cook," and Taber took the lead, to the delight of the crowd.. Lloyd Cook took the boards for tripping, and with the defence weakened, Calgary i tried hard, but Taber's net man was there every time. Baird soon retired for attempting to trip. Calgary came down his wing, and tried hard at the Taber goal, but could not get past the net tender. Sex-smith evened up the score by a long run. alone and a hard side shot. A. B. Cook "was sent .to the boards for hitting, and while off Calgary scored number "six. Cook's victim was forced to- retire for medical attention, and the game rested five minutes. Taber showed great combination, �but-the goal tender was -too much. McHugh was sent to the board? for tripping and Thompson scored the seventh, and last goal for Calgary on a fluke shot. Wilbur Saves Gam'e With odda against them, the 'Chefs' worked as riever before, and Baird scored; from aide ioe, and in less thaii ten�; seconds Wilbur Cook made himself famous by-scoring the last goal, wMch .tied-the game just as the bell rang. � ' : Lloyd Cook was easily the star ct the evening, with Sexsmith starring for iCalgary. , Both goalkeepers shone brilliantly. The tie game will be played off next Monday night in Calgary. English sport writers think the struggle in America to find a successor for Jack Johnson is rather amusing. They recognize Jack as a ^deplorable but legitimate title holdeT, who can fight nowhere but in Paris and perhaps not there. But they consider that he must, be put away before a title can be deeided. Many of the writers believe or profess to believe that Bombardier Wells can defeat Johnson, and. arc strong for a match between the "Big Smoke" and the English champion. They figure that such a bout will bring the world's title to England for the first time since the days of Jem Mace.-Toronto News. First Day's Play Puts Them in Likely-Winnerfs Class-The Results ecklund wins from winnipeg wrestler Barschel No Match for Moose Jaw Man In Handicap Match heavy fine r:k London, Feb. 4.-r-The Football-association fined Manches: -W City �600 ($2500-) for Saturday's fiasco, when the crowd encroached on the ground during ; the- game between Manchester City and Sunderland, ,ln ^the second round of the Cup ties, causing a postponement. ? card8ton organizes a hockey club rOam��- Already Arranged and Club 1 ' Is Open. for Engagements , pirdston, Feb. 3.-At a representa-.,tiv.e meeting 6f- the Cardston hockey '. fang, an organization was perfected Jj)it Week,' which augers well, for the %f" game here. The following officers elected: , \ JJpBSident;^ Mr. Belcher; Vice-presi-% "^-'idenr^ Jimmie Scott; secratary-tresur-. ' ' '* � UMPIRE AMERICAN LEAGUE Former Cincinnati Manager and National League Official cub8 MAY DRINK *W�fler' Wagon" Clause Not in Con. " traces as Expected This Year IP [Chicago, Feb. 3.--Contrary to the t .Statement made last fall by Charles ^1' Murphy, president of the Chicago $C '^SM0!18! League basebalh club, con-' \ tracts sent his players this year do , not; contain a "water wagon" clause. I'' It was Murphy's declaration that drink cost- the ..National League team, the pennant last year that precipitated thie controversy between , Frank Chance and the president of the club. He said af that time that he would enforce a prohibition rule this year. Ohftnae 'always declared that there ''^\fy$$^'noj^truth In Murphy's statements K||iat\bKplayerB drank. lopte/,Laurels for m�clean \!g|Bj>8ton,' Feb. 3.-Bobby MacLean, JfW$$P* afcateT from Chicago, won d}$$o3tjSdo�v skating cbamplpnsnips at frQ&f Boston A.C. tonight. No record Chicafgo, 111., Feb. 3.-Hank O'Day, last season's manager of the Cincinnati National League team, will sign a contract in a few days to be an umpire in the American League, ac^ cording to, information given out by his friends here today. They also declare that O'Day claims $1000 bonus for his"' services last year, which he declares he was promised by President Hermann, if the Cincinnatis finished in the first division. Prince Albert, Sask., Feb. 4.-The new Western Canada baseball league is assured now that Prince Albert has decided to enter a team in the new eightclub professional ball circuit, with other cities of Alberta and Saskatchewan, i I-. M. Gray and George Horner, of A company is being formed here to finance the local club and the best part of the stock j's bespoken already �Mr. Gray gives notice of a league meeting at the American hotel, Med icine ,Hat on Friday, February 7th, at 2^p.m. Gray and Hornor are very op Edmonton h&ve been here since the timistic of the future of the new lea-beginning of; the week, arousing local gue. "This will be a great league in interest. three years," Mr. Gray says. TODAY'S GAMES AT CRANBROOK 'SPIEL (Special to the Herald). Cranbrook, B. C, Feb. 4. - The Bonspiel competitions were renewed this morning, the ice for all rinks hfiintr in perfect condition. The usual Cranbrook sunshine outside and ^ure mountain air brought all competing rinks up to form. Keen games 'p. all competitions are in progress and the title of the roaring game is- more that justified.., . � �; j Probably .the.best game yet played was that between Postmaster Henderson and Rcy. W. C. Dunham in the Grand Challenge, the former winning''out amid, cheers. A The true sportsmanship of the Lethbridge rinks in"'aU departments o� the game as well as their'general good fellowship makes them welcome visitors. Results not previously sent are :; ��. Magrath trophy: N. T. Mc Leod (Lethbridgo) 11, Wanless (Leth-bridge) 10. Walker Cup : Herchmer (Fernie) beat Bruce " (LethbrWge); Wanless (Lethhridge) beat McLeod (Leth-bridge). Grand Challenge,:. Johnson �(Fernie)'.'beat Wilson (Cranbrook),i Cranbrook beat N. T. McLeod (Leth-bridge); Shepherd (Lethbridge) beat McLeod ; Cameron (Cranbrook) beat McCready (Lethbridge);. Harris (Lethbridge) beat Dunham (Cran brook). Deception Pays a Heavy Toll EEL BIT OFF FINGER ' CELEBRATED SWIMMER Kahanamoku Nearly Met His Death Practicing Near Honolulu GORDON BRICKER The sterling goal tender of the St. Michael's Senior O. H. A. team. Brioker turned away over 100 shots recently at Peterboro' and saved his team..from sure defeat. The shots oame from every angle, but Brlcker was._th�re every minute of the game and was ..practically impregnable. ladies hockey match Dofi of the ; Blairmore Team Taken Up by Dunmorc The challenge of the Bladrmore ladles' hockey team, which appeared In Saturday's issue of the Herald,.has been taken np by the ladles' hockey team of.Dunmore, with the stipulation that two games be played, the first to take place in Blairmore and the second In Dunmore, and if a third is decided upon, to be played on neutral Ice. The Herald received this intelligence from J. Brooks, who advises the challengers to communicate with Mrs* D. Gavam, Dunmore. New York, Feb. 3.-"Duke" Kah.n-amoku, the world's champion short distance swimmer,, had a narrow escape from death in a.fight with an eel at a resort r�ar Honolulu, according to reports of the odd occurrence received in special cable advices here today. He was practicing in preparation for the Australian swimming championship in company 'with a number of other swlmmerk when he suddenly seemed to be dragged under the water in a furious struggle. While other swimmers were hastening to him with their powerful overhand stroke, Kahanamoku sank from sight. His 'friends dived, brought him up and carried him ashore almost unconscious. A large eel, "which he had choked to death, had attacked him and in the struggle the swimmer had lost the index fingeT of his right hand. It is reported doubtful whether the champion will be able to compete in the Australian events for which he was practicing. HAWAII WILL HELP FINANCE REGATTA In Aid of Lipton's Plan for 'Frisco to Honolulu and 'Back Again San Francisco, Feb. 1.--To aid Sir Thomas Lipton's plai^for an international yacht race from here to Hawaii and back during- the Panama expos!-, tion, the Hawaiian Yacht Club today is on record as voting to help finance the regatta. A telegram from the club to President Moore, of the exposition, brought the co-opf.Tatlon news. Wanted Tod^y l|Jfp4l Every- Bay |% One ifcmith ^0OfjnQn to take advantage of th,e cut in 'M&'i6'v ' " prices at the �^'-,W#I#5I Bawling Alleys BARBADOES WON Marylebone Cricket Club Proved Easy Victims In Weat Indies' Tour (By C. C. Stein) That deception in amateur athletics exacts a heavy toll on the day of reckoning is'- exemplified- forcibly in' the case of Jim Thorpe, the phenomenal Indian athlete. Thorpe has been tne foremost figurein the amateuT athletic world for nearly twelve months. His name has been on the tongue of a multitude. Even those who take but a passing interest in athletics have bowed to the majesty of the Indian's deed on the field of sport. Thorpe has been a magnet in sinewy' contest-a magnet to attract the attention of nations, not merely nis own country and country: men. * � � * * Thorpe's way has been one of. conquest, of triumph in its fullest measr ure. ''�* At the Olympic games-that test of all tests, this mighty redskin exhibited remarkable talent, reminiscent of the gladiators of the Homeric period,' and won the ti-He of 'world's individual champion. .Thorpe was the reincarnation of the old heroes. He was acclaimed king of modern gladiators, just like the winning of a wreath in the ancient days crowned triumphant, athletes.  * �*.�:.�  Success, with Thorpe, however, did not end with the titular contests in Sweden. Thorpe continued to excel upon his return ' to native soil. He closed the outdoor track and field season as American champion. Then he became one of the wonders of rugby, and was unanimously chosen for a position on the all-American team.'It is months since the gridiron toggery was packed away, yet Thorpe's'ivamo has remained a prominent one^ in' the newspapers. The Indian has -been, such a sensation in all forms of athf letic competition that his deeds have been litterally emblazoned on the sporting pages. 1 And where does Jim Thorpe-this magnificently constructed man and peerless athlete, stand 'today ? Guilty of profeusionallum before his star of fortune commenced to shine, Thorpe now occupies a position that must he humiliating. "Found out," his wonderful record in amateur sport will be erased because he sinned against the laws of amateurism. Thorpe has confessed to playing professional baseball in the bygone. T^at act denies him the fruits of his labor in tile amateur- athletic .world.- All troph|es. and honors that have: been won by the Indian are now confiscatr ed. Th -re no longer is the world's champion amateur athlete, but- a-professional who competed in amateur circles while tainted. '-.>�� Thorpe will be pitied-there can be no doubt of' that, but the cause of amateurism must be protected. It is deplorable that an athlete who has created a record like Thorpe should have done so with the... stajn of professionalism upon him, and there is no other recourse but to take from him the insignias of viotory. "The way of the transgressor is hard." Thorpe is now experiencing the completeness of that Biblical 'warning. Thorpe is but one of thousands who compete as amateurs when in reality professionals, but the difference is that the Indian has been "discovered." There is nothing to commend in Thorpe's action in remaining silent and competing when not eligible for s^uch competition. His fall from a royal, position to the poor standard of a' "veiled" professional should peeve as a lesson. The only pity is 1ha;t Thorpe should be set up as an example while hundreds-yest thousands of other "veiled", professionals remain undetected. ? "SIJOKEY JOE" WOOD HAS MARVELOUS WRIST "' Cranbrook, Feb. 3;.r-The Lethbridge curlers bid Jair to slilt "as many prizes iaaany^pf; the Competitors in the Crow Nest Pass Bonspiel, if the ftvsG da3r7s play may be;taken as a criterion; The 'rinks pf K. T; Maclcod and James Alrd have. ,v(on-aU three gam;s they'have^pIayed^tSdiB^ The ice i.s in excellent �orn^;''4n'd the air ri^ht for; keeping rit^thlii^|vfay^. The 'results':-" i ' - it-Magrath -Trophy Lethbridge ritfk-e-Smlth, Jackson, Yovjngi Bruce; skipr defeated McLaws, Spehoej HiUvandJ.R. MoCreery, skip, forrOranbrook. Score, IS to 8. Ije|hbvidge rtak-!-4ohnson, McNabb, St8,'ffqrd and Aird, sjcip, defeated Ros-sl^'err," !\V3allinger, MjacPh>ersoni, ahd ReV.-, Dunham, skip,' of Cranbrook. Scojtf, 16 to 12. ' '/ Cranhrook �;rink-^Chambers, Bow-neBySl, Campbell andi Wilson, skip, defeated .Kaatrier, Stewart, McDonald an& Herchmer, of Fernie. Score, 12 to Jl.. ' '� Cranbrook rink-'W. Cameron, won by default over rink from Macleod, Alta. 7 �, � Hoggarth Cup Cranbrook rink4-Ward, Patnor, Cranston "and Cameron, skip, defeated Chambers, Bowne'ss, K. Campbell and.'Bete "Wilson, Bfcip, of Cranbrook. Score, 9 to 7. ! Lethbridge- rink-^rjohnson, McNabb, Stafford and. A^rd, skip, defeated Kos-siter,..Wallingeri MacPherson and Rev. Duhbam, skip, of Cranbrook. Score, 11 to 6. , lti Cranbrook rinK^-S^rnali, Johnston, Scholditch' and .T. Roberts, skip, defeated Boyd, Marnpch, Kirkham and George WanleBS, sk'lp, of Lethbridge. Sc6re,;dl tolO.- Granbrook rink-McLaws, Spencer, Hill and; MacGreery, skip, defeated Davidson, "Scott/ Nour'se and S. J. Shepherd, skip, of Bethbrldge. Score, 16 to -13. Fernie rink--Kastner, Stewart, Mac-donald, Sherwood and Herchmer, skip, defeated Rollins, Henderson, Fletcher and Harris^ skip; of (Cranbrook. Score, 15 to" 13. Lethbridge /rink-Duncan Duff, Skeith, -D. A. Duff and Macleod, skip, defeated Smith, Jackson," Young and: BTUce* skip, of � Iiethbridge. Score, 11 to (9. , Walker Cup �Cranbrook xlnk-^Chambers, : Bow-neps, Campbell and^Pete 'Wilson, skip, defeated' >Rolllns, ..Henderson, Fletch-er'andW. Harris, M�kip; of Cranbrook. Score, lS to 6. ) L'eiJhbtldge rink--Jo!rason, McNabb, Stafford.and Aird; skip, defeated Top-ham, A. .C. Pyer'jr.? Jas,-Miln and A. C. Pye; sr, skip; of .Cranbrook. Score, 10 tp 8.. , Graijbfrook" rink^-Ward, Patmore, Cranston and Cameron, skip, defeated Da+idson, Scott, Nourse and Shepherd; skip,' of Lethbridge. Score, 10 to;7. ' ' 7  tiethbridge rink^rbuff, Skelth, D. A. Duf_f vand: /Macleod, skip; defeated Smjftll,;;' Johnston,- - Oholditch and Rob-erta'/'skipy of Cranbrook. Score, 11 to 9. ' MARKE' tETHBRIDGE MARKET)! Elevator Prices No. 1 Northern ,. .... .. 66 No a Northem.......... 6S Nc 3 Northern.......... 58 No.'4......... ......... 63 No. 5.................. 49 No. 1 Alberta Red........ (15 No. 2 Alberta Red........ 62 Nc. 3 Alberta Red........ "58 No. 4 Alberta Red...... fi3 No. 5 Alberta Red   49 Bran, per ton..........,. 21.09 * borts,; per ton .. .*-1. .. *8-0* Oata, per ton. sacked 26.08 Hoiled Oats.................. 27.0* TUESDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Feb. 4.-The opening and closing prices on today's grain markets were as follows: : Wheat- Open Close 88% 89% SHVb 89% July .,........... Oats- 30 36% 36% 37% July............ Flax- 118% 19.0 119% 121 July .......... Closing Cash' Prices Wheat- 83% 81 78 No. 4 ............ 73% 68% 62% 52y3 No. 5........ ... No. �......... ... Winter Wheat- No. 1 ............ 84^ 82 -7!) No. 2 .......... No. 3............ ... ... No. 4............ Oats- ... ... 74% No. 2 C. W....... . 32% 30 No. 3 C, W. ...... . 31% 30 27 Barley- No. 3.......... 47% 441/L- No. 4 ... ...... ... Rejected...... \. ... .� 40% 39Ms Flax- t No. 1 N. W. C. ... ... ...... 1.15 Minneapolis Wheat Open May ............. 88% July .. .... .-. .... 90% September .. .. ____ 88% Chicago* Wheat May .. ...... .... 93% July............ 91% September .. ... 90% ClOBe 88% 89 �93% 91% 90 CHICAGO GRAIN 'PRICES Chicago, II}, Feb. '4.-:The resumption of the Turkish war brought about higher prices'today for wheat. There were also unfavorable crop reports from India. The fact, however, that receipts continued liberal nprta'west of here, served tp check buying' enthusiasm. ' The opening was %@%fto %.higher. May started"at 939^ to 98%@%, the same change from last night as the market taken altogether. 'A rise to 93% followed. ."'��'��� Although oats were slow, the .market hardened with othergralns. May, which .started a'XBixteenth higher at 34%, touched 3434%; and then advanced to 34%. '';"�'' c > ? > * > * o '.�  *  *  PACIFIC COAST : a LEAGUE" STANDING ? Dir^een fastest; umpire in american leagu Got* Cheque'"of: $300 From Ban- John-s'Vp^Time Average 1 Hour 55 ": l^lnute$'a Game ehjeago, Feb, 3.-president Ban Jojips'on the;American.League last night,'.mailed tO'VJIWrant'Dtneen, the unfplre^ A'rcheque for' $200 as winner, Pf tjl'e'prjije, offered-las^spring for the umpire" who shpujd show the "least time', average- for games during the Beftjion.: -: It.w.ajf^no'fgenerally known th^t John'spn had made such an offer yntll'he annouricedUh^.award: � pineen. umpired 1n 159 -games, the average time, of." the "contests !>belng 55, Frank O'Loughfin, who officiated in 142) swas second with a,time average of 1.57-. Tho remaining six umpires had oxactiy the same average, their time,j)eing 1.58. ' w. L. Pet. 6 2 ,750 ? 4 3 .571 ? 1 6 .143 Club Victoria ..... . Vancouver .-.. Westminster * > ? ? * mandot outgeneraled CHICAGO FIGHTER Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 3.-Jc� Man-dot, of New Orleans, was' awarded a decision over '"Mfckey" Sheridan, of Chicago, in an eight-round bout ^ere tonight. * ' During the first four rounds honors wore about even, but aftekthat the generalship of the New; Orleans fighter gave him the advantage. WINNIPEG HOCKEY MATCH Winnipeg, Feb. 3.-In an independent senior hockey fixture here tonight, the Strathcona's defeated' the St. Boniface team, 16 to 7, in a game which was only good in spots. (� ..Basement Dominion Block. A*WAMAAt Barbadoes, Feb. 1.-The Marylebone ! Cricket Club of England opened its ! West Indian tour here on Thursday ' against the Barbadoes. eleven; The home players won 1- dsomely. The Maryl,et>oncs scored 306 in their first innings, of which Humphreys contributed 106, and in their second innings, made a count of 185. Barbadoes scored 500 for the total of six wickets. Of these G. Challoner made 11 and Glbbs 128. Smoky -Joe Wood, or the Bpfiton tlWfc; should stand mote strain later Rod box, ,8 d.stinguished fpr the re-:thanit does now. Heft the sleador-markable: size and strength of his est of all the great pitS P'tchms hand and wrst Wor,d.isu0f, But it. is .that wrist .'thai counts, tne Indian typo of athletic build. He .Wood's right hand . u$ ^mbrmaUy tat5^t 4 inches in height an4 large but it is. graceful in SS weighs 176 po-nd*.' He If Blender, soif with most, ba ffpS S and has filled out naturally becauso he js now only 23 years of a^e, but has never ^taken on. weight'put., of proportion to his fraiimi. He-is . as "hard as nails" -and''has a;'physioue ing the small bone.s^at the junction pf the hand and arm. This, marvelous wrist makes it/possible lor Wood to pitch the "snap" ball without wearing , hjg�*tcH out. v ;