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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta tVMLY HV.UMJV WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1020 UP FATHER' By G. McManus VEU- -Kg Dl DN'T KNGw THAN I DID I CWoE HE "SAVE. ME. J L, WORLD or lowan Showed Rtinarkabl.v well Against Opporient Twenty Pounds Heavier MACLEOD HOCKEY SEXTET LEAVE Tabor Une-Up Switched And Greatly Strenglhened For the Occasion District League Standing Won. Lost. I'.C. Lath bridge Taber IHacleod Ptnchei .400 .333 .250 {Special to The Kciald) TABEIl, Feb. husky knights .of, the unck from that city where the 'wind blowetU There it listeth, drop- oft tho.Croir Limited this after- noon, just as Wilbur Cook tad ed affixing to Carleton's car a large 'resplendent banner announcing the game toalsht, between Tahor and the team from ihe windy city, whereupon the left defence shot forth into the city aad suburbs aroujiag natives to consider the Importance of passing events. Miclead's puck artists are of husky type, some oC them possessing jaws "of the type .styled In the anthropologies as prognathous, to wit, nt the order of the late lamented John L. Sullivan. JIacIeod must eicuse us, It tho re- ception committee failed to be on hand, for with Eddie Price taking to his bed, and all efforts to get Archie llorrow to restrain his love of curling for one night being unavailing, the line-up Tiad to he reorganized. Tho London fog which descended upon the town shortly after their arrival, is no the fight was as hot'as ever after the face-off, hut a few min- utes only sufficed to placo the puck in tie hands' of Kirk, who raced down .he ico eluding Carleton and scored flrft tales' for Macleod. After a ertod of hot scrimmage, again, Kirk was off once iinore and the puck land- ed in tho Talier net for another. In spite of several runs on tho however, Taber couid get 'arther, p.nd file first period CL-dod 2 to 1 in Maclccrt's favor, Tallman. re- placing Bellivoau 5nst before. Taber now had its Wood ap, and NEW Stecher, of. Ne- braska, won the heavyweight wrest- ling championship at catch as catch can by defeating Earl Caddock. Iowa, with a body scissors and arm lock, after more than' two hours of wrestling. _ Madison Square Garden was 'filled to capacity with thousands of en- thusiastic spectators. Including num- bers of soldiers and sailors, tho blue- jackets partizans of Stecher, who had served in their ranks during the war, and the doughboys "rooting" for the lownn, who had served ivith them in France. While Caddock conceded 20 pounds in weight to the Nebraskan, hs put np a magnificent battle and it ivus not until within, five minutes of the'end that his opponent gained a decisive advantage.. Just before the close of the second hour Steelier secured a body scissors and wrist lock after Cadilock hail made a_ supreme but futile effort to obtain a half-Xelson. Cadilock brouchl the spectators to their feet when ha broke the double Hold as his lefi Into lhe -visitors right heartily, shoulder was barely an Inch from the Heavy became the rule, and mat for a pin fall. -The effort had so fast -KM' Ibe pace, and so heavj- 'however, apaprently exhausted him the' that men were a moment later lie was ijgaln falling-all over the Ice. Carleton, at (gripped in a tody length got away, and slipping past the, I iiuio both his shoulders. went to tho visitor's defence, tied was now war to the the score. It j mat. knife, and no The official were taken on missing the jrnlnutes and 30 seconds. time was 3 hours, 'Shots' were made without -wait- for' combination play, and one of] Both Start Cautiously were very, cautious at- the those the corner of Taber net j start and for 10 minutes simply pawed dropped Inside, and was counted, sach other's neck and shoulders. and another rush on the After wrestling 30 minutes Stecher Taber goal, when the puck striking threw Caddock to the mat with a Male's arm bounded Into the net. I side trip nnd pounced on top trying This was the last for Macleod, a body scissors, 'hilt Caddock Taber, la spite .of frequent crises !twisted out of tight quarters and're when'the men from the fort seemed gained an erect position cleverly, on the verse of scoring, carried the i. Five minutes later Stecher wen fight right'Up to tho Maclcod end and down in an attempt for a leg hold kept Itj there most of the remainder (hut Caddock could not keep him of the game. Davis slipped away and both were on their fee1 the travelling at top speed 'again in less (ban a minute. Steeho: was soon In front of the enemy's clt-jthen gol Caddock miderncalh adel and when, about to be heavily la :slde roll, hut was unable to ther put up here, and it was most un- kind of Brer Foster ti lie so impolite However there was excitemenl enough in town over matters on Ice sis a. bonspie! is in progress here, and ihis 13 the last league game of the on .-Tuber Ice, tho'igh on ac count ol the warm weather today tho prospects did not look any too goot for the game tonight. Also tomorrow night Knox juniors from Lcthbridgo are expected to meet the local juniors here, the event to be followed by a jikaling race between two of our prom- inent business men, and thai, by an .Old Men's hockey game, between two [teams captained by A. E. Tolton and -X B. Jell, tho officials of the game lo all be lady bank clerks. J. B. says lhal his team don't win, he will make up if team of girls to play the other fcl- at-a later date. So most street talk-was'on ice. However, to return To the league same. The fog, which It bad bean tesred. would cause a thin attendance, and make the puck hard to find, did nelth- iir. The crowd, which included good sprinkling of the fair sex, was as largo In Friday night's game, while Ilio thick murk overhead made objects on "'thei body of the rinK finite plain. The wan a little choppy, but had bar-