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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta TtWI THB LETHBRTPf K DAD.T HtRALD VATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12. 192t ADDITIONAL SPORTING NEWS SPEEDY TEAMS will Will Budaon Bay Race on March 1 and powerfir) as the -husky In the other tcam8 6 breat for sllortjr distances. Does Two Abreast j Exceptionally fast time has been p., Imado by Wihtertoh driving Morgan's OI Single file. tcam o! huskios in recent -workouts. Larry McKay and Sam Pranteau havo Uan 'racing atopted by by half a team length. training far off in the bush and nothing much is known of his team. Brig.-Cen McDonald Asks Amateur Union to Reconsider Case of Players In Big Four League; Asks for Cards GIANTS vt HERALD MONDAY schciluknl game in tho city ten itiu loaguo for Moiuluy iiiRht will be Ix'tween the Giants ami Herald. Both teams are minus thoir strongest play- ers, with Percy Irwln on thu sick and Fuey having been oast on account of sickness in his family. Howover, the holes will be plugged and both teams are anxious for a. win. PLAY THE GAME Clius. Coi'iirane, on.1 I'romou'rs of the Dcmiist' bout. I The great Moguls of Hockey Fame, From Coleman, up the Pass, Arrived in Pincher Friday night, To show our boys some class, ner of 1920, covered a 100 in 13 hours and 11 minutes, has been beaten by the local racing teams in easy fashion time and again this winter iu their workouts. One contestant driving a team of 'nine huskies cover- ed 50 miles in 5 hours and 14 min- tinder sufficient control to tinder- taud what was wanted of them. Teams Are Old Len Soppala, the famous Alaskan, and Frank Gleason, of Anchorage, vith 17 (logs each are serious con- but theii> teams are old anil not possessed of the great ade them TO GOLF OR NOT TO GOLF By J. S. K. weeks from now the- gardeners utes. This is three' miles an hour L more than .was possible under the old Possiblv single-file system of harnessing when speed an srength that made mom will studying deeply those wonder barely seven (niles an hour could be I famous in Alaskan races. works of fiction, the- seed catalogue. made. I Glml1' aml KraSS, on trees. This year a racing harness and mnipeg. are two unknowns to neigiibors' liens will be ac- sled and the harnessing ot two dogs oere- There are three oth- facts. u will bt, The abreast instead of tho hitherto single- Me vrith a heavy harness and riolc of considerable weight, fact J-eihbridge a far- 1 and ahonld they develop oe let. curling and hockev past mom- is in satisfactorily to the owners they will oriog naseball. football ami tennis u will bt, Northern contracts voeue. The new sleigh weighs under I be entered. pounds and the total weight of the I'unng training three pounds of harness for 13 dogs will not average chopped beef or mutton mixed laore Ulan a half pound to a dog. suet is fei1 to each animal daily One of the great faults of the single- i lollomng workouts of from 75 to 100 file system of driving was that going miles so filr "ot ll has showed up hill It caused the entire weight of slgns ot tho pull to fall on the dog nearest tie carriole and destroyed whatever cbjmce'there was for speed in a pinch, It lessened the speed and uniform -working of the team as a whole and at times it inflicted great hardship on j tha sleigh dog. I Three Hills Ou this rear's course there are three hlUa to climb, going and com- ing, but otherwise the route is an easy ona orer lakes and beaten trails the ground is even. Probably per cent, of the distance is over lakes. This also is another factor for speed. A short rest at Flin on. the outgoing end, to feed and rub the dogs, is the only stop official- ly provided for and that only long enougL for the cards to be signed and the docs checked up. It Is optional with the drivers to remain as long as they like. In all other respects the raca IB a no-stop one. The type of dpgs in the race differs to only two respects from the reliable huaky or wolf-mongrel go familiar in Northern Manitoba and Saskatche- wan. Stewart pouaues a team of Siberian cout dogs with very sharp poiatod eui, low in body and well leneUemd. Ooyne is the other exception with a turn of 13 setters, of the setter-mOBjre! type. His team is perliapa bettor trained to com- mand than any of the others and he has exhibited wonderful control over They do not appear as hardy AMD All! Smoke Virginia UtndtJ for particular mokcrt {special to The Herald) FEHNIB, 'Feb. night the two draws in the competitions now in progress at the Fernie curling rink being played for by the local club, were both played on schedule time. In the Ferriio club competition Beck won from Winters anil Liphardt from Brown at the draw, and Lawe won from Douglas in the 9 o'clock draw. In the Burns Cup competition at Parker won out from Stewart and Herchiner won from H. J. John- son, and Black from Winter iu the 9 o'clock draw. In the Grand Challenge competition McLaren defeated .Lancaster, Wal- lace won from McDonald, Irvine won from Parker and Kastner defeated Prentice. Tho ice, has been yielding to the warm caresses of the southwest wind fans will be lined up ready to go. U wiil be spring. Will there have been any prepara- tion made for golfing? There are lots of golfers in this city to support a good club. There are many who are anxious to take up the game. GoU is sweeping this continent. Every city and town from coast to coast has a golf course. In mauy points plans are under way for tho expends tliro for improving and laying out new grounds that totalling would i make one dizzy. It would run into millions. Lethbridge has a kind of a golf course, has had for three years. It was a start, and it looks as if it might also be the finish. There is an enthusiasm for golf in this city. Early last November one of the largest gatherings of golfers yet assembled gathered in the city hall and decided that golf in this city must The bell announced the call to arms, 4 They're off, fhe Reds and Whites, Havo Coleman bunched around their goal, To stay defeat in sight. The play -was fast and furious. Poor Coleman bid good night To all her fondest hopes and dreams, To beat the Reds and Whites. Wants to I'lay Saskatchewan and Manitoba Fut in Fire Again OXO inereaM your food you good, when combined with OXO Pure concentrated beef in handy TIM of 4 M and to report to him any action which CALGARY, Feb. has been made by Allan McCaw, pres- ident of the Alberta Big Four hockey league, to the Alberta branch of tho iu mu..... Amateur Union fpr temporary amateur lhoy the Doard ot gov. cards for all players participating in Crnor9 shoulll take, the league. Brig. Genera U. F. -Me.-- j McCaw njs ,eUor to Donald, president of ho branch, has Geiieral Mt.DouaW tho details ?l8l.t.W.lt? f_'; led up to tho suspension of the tho president bo requested to appoint to the policies of President Johnson committee to consider thorn for Bono time. With the acceptance tor to tho governors of tho provincial! union and has asked them to adviso "Big Four" by the Amateur union at its conference in Winnipeg. He refers the secretary before February 24 as to to the vtsit ot Frink Patrlck to Cal. their decision on tho matter. gllfy when appeared before tho .a his report to tho governors, the Albertli governors ami made certain general oiitl.nes two recommendations charges which reflected on the amnt- ealiug with tho matter from two dis- tinctly different angles. The first recommendation Is: That the A. A. XT. of C. be requested to issue authority for the teams o S011U, ot luo re who took part in the league of tha prev- Our forwards played the puck like fiends, The Coleman bunch the man, will With rough and dirty tactics Kind of "get you if I cou." today, so that play tonight hard work, but four games duled for the men and the make their first ann-earanc will be ire oche- dies will much dissatisfaction was ex- pressed over the Henderson Park courso for the season then closed, the meeting sensed that a bird in the hand was worth two on the paper. A number of propositions -were put for- ward and the healthy general interest was marked. A committee of seven was named to thoroughly go Into the subject of golf courses available, and they were to make some recommendations in a report to be considered at a general meeting to be called within a month. That was to be early last December. Last December. December last. T.'poli that committee rests some re- ing scheduled to play against Mrs. Herchiner, Another hockey game between the girl hockeylats of Waldo iu a return game with Fernie is also billed for tonight and is snro to attract a good crowd of spectators. jlo much to keep tho game afloat in It will cost Calgary to remit to Spitzer-Rorick people in Nsw York. Promise ot reduction one-third the exchange has been re- ceired. this city. Xo oth r persons are at Prett-O-Lite Made Night Motoring Possible The powerful headlights, which Prest-0-Lite made possible in the early days of the automobile, In.trodriccd the motorist to night driving Each succeeding year has witnoased a steady growth of Prest-O-Lite's prestige and leadership iu the automotive field, as now friends have been v.-elcomed into the ever-widening circle of Prest-0-Lite adher- ents. Today, Prest-0-Lite continues to make night motoring safe for hund- reds of thousands of motorists, t.'irougb the steady lights positive atarting, and dependable ignition delivered by til" Prcst-O-I it" Battery. SERVICE STATION AND DISTRIBUTORS je Battery Maintenance 811 4th Ave. S., Lethbridge. Phone 1483. SUBSTATIONS GIVING COMPLETE SERVICE. NORTH LETHBRIDGE GARAGE 317 13th St N. Phone 549. LETHBRIDGE AERO AND AUTO REPAIR 408 5th St. S. STILLER GARAGE, Taber, Alta. CENTRAL GARAGE MACHINE CO., Carditon BERRY A CHAPUT, Coleman, Alta. present organized, with any definite objects or views lor the good of golf here. That committee, of which the writ- er is a member, has not yet reported their findings, nor has a meeting been arranged for the purpose of discus- sion. Six weeks will bo a cramped period in which to do the planning and preliminary work, no znatter what course is to be played upon. It .would be a backward step, in- deed, and one from which the game would suffer considerably if it is left for a hasty iast minute rush. Golf, properly organized, with a unity of purpose throughout the fra- ternity, could be put over la splendid style. we afford to commence a coun- try club, or should wo stick to and Their beans were spilt, the Pincher boys Play hockey, don't you know; Tho rough, stuff, get your man, with, them. Is not allowed to go. Two Coleman boys were penalized For dirty work, but oh, They wrangled with tho referee, Aud one refused to go. Poor sports, they skated off the ice, TUe crowd boo-hooed and shriek- ed. Their sand gave out, they carried off A very loud-hued streak. All credit due to two real sports, "Who fought the issue out. Tlie puck was laced, 'twas Pinclier's count 'And Coleman's shameless rout. Play hockey, play the game, he sports No matter win or lose. Then always you will be a sport Amongst the friends you choose. A Pincher Creek Has-Been Hockey Player. AT WESTEfWt-s'WIELS Sask. Rinks Lose WINNIPEG. Feb. The atchewan rinks lost ont in Sask- their games in the morning draw of the local 'spiel. Dion, Antler, in a close game with roadhouse, Winnipeg, had the small end of a 11-9 scoro in tho Walker Theatre competition. In the Eaton event Marshfield, Welwyu, fail- ed tn make the being knocked out by Meredith, Winnipeg, 19-15. Labatt, Minneapolis, one ot the un- defeated rinks in the open events, suc- ceeded in reaching the IG's in the Robinson trophy by eliminating An- dison, Stenne, 13-6. In the opening play of the Domin- ion match, double rink event, Simp- son and Cobbe of Kamsack, defaulted to Treble and McQuaig, Winnipeg. WINNIPEG 'SPMEL WINNIPEG, Feb. six out of 1S5 rinks entered in the initial draw of the Manitoba Curling associa- tion's 33rd annual bonspiel here last Thursday, remained unbeaten when the. 10 a.m. draw started today. This year outside rinks have a fine oppor- tunity to capture the grand aggregate as four of the six are outsiders. The improve the present grounds? There, United States in well represented by is much to he said on both sides. Canjtwo rinks who nave been a sensation we afford to be divided at this time of the 'spiel from the start. They when golf is beginning to get a foot- holii? Tliera are at least three prop- ositions that have to bo as six wins. Two Winnipeg rinks still in the run- ning are old timers and will give the outsiders a run for the premier hon- ors. Alexander of the Granites, and Ellerby of the Thistles are the local rinks with six wins each to their credit. are Labatt of Minneapolis and Whyte of Duluth, with six wins to their credit, submitted j. McDonald, Fort -William, has five and decided on soon. No matter what Win3j Patterson of Trehorne, tho decision of the general meeting Man ha may he, the details and preliminary work will take some weeks. Golf call break away for the season by Hay 1st o.r even sooner. Next week should see a general meeting called for a real golf pow wow. It is not for me to criticize the committee for laxnefis but to instil hope. There may be a general meeting called next week. That is, to be definite, within seven ilays. If so this word jag will have served the only purpose: for which it was intoncled. arc sure that the interest is keener than over, anil tiui Lellilm'ilge can keep a place on ill golf map in if a get-together meeting Is arranged at once. I got to go and oil my clubs. Co down in the basement with a coco mat for a fairway and pull a few liso B'.vHigs. Oh boy! can JUKI, oft' some beautiful 225 yard drives, yanl inasllio pitches, and S.foot put is. Ain't it a grand and glorious feeling? Lets go, bugs, left? go! INTENSE INTEREST IN OTTAWA HOCKEY GAME OLD TIME SKATER SHOWS HE CAN STAGE COME-BACK; WINS MEDAL NKU" YORK, Feb. O'- Hrlnn, III! years old, amr.rcur skating champion ot mciro than years ago, won' another modal on his chest to- day iis a rosiilf of Bkiltir.g features performed laat night. Ho negotiated I'! iniliis on a L'0-lap In tho mllo track in Ti.s two minutes less than tlic records show, lie sprinted the last two laps, gave an exhibition of fancy skating and then engaged in a streu- lions Kami: of substituting uo of hU yuub OTTAWA. Feb. inter- est is lining taken horo today in the N. II. L. game tonight between the Ottawas, wnrM champions, and the Canadians of Montreal. Special de- havo been engaged to watch for rowdy spectators who are threat- ened with prompt arrest. Tickets are at a premium. KINGSTON -.Vi'JS KINGSTON', Feb. von the Hodgson trophy here yesterday when (hoy defeated tho Montreal badminton team by winning two games of doubles and three of singles as against Montreal's) three doubles and ono single. tho Alberta Bis Four to play exhihi-'. tion games with teams of tho amateur hockey leagues'of Saskatchewan and Manitoba without prejudice to the am- ateur standing of the latter and with- out prejudice to the result of any sub- sequent investigation undertaken. The second recommendation is: i'ious season. He points out that Mr, Armstrong of Hegina, made certain statement; by Judge Laudis as baseball Bionor, it was generally understood that all factional troubles In Am- erican league had been adjusted. 1'Mve clubs which have been loyal to President De- troit, Washington, St. Ixmls and Phil- expected to be repre- sented. The meeting was to consider an in- crease ot the Inter-league waiver price between the two major leagues from to the suggest- ion of the baseball advisory council. Chanrea iu the world's lerien and --4m- erican league rules, ae approved by amateur union'the advisory council also were to iccting which cast con-, discussed and the 1921 playing schc- ilitions in Manitoba and Saskatch- dule was to be submitted for adoption, ewan, but the matter was not discus- sed. Reference is also made to the action of tho amateur unlor. officials of Saskatchewan in refusing' to cancel AUSTRALIAN CRICKET vu MELBOURNOB, Feb. which, may be the Benson and Haldorson of I Associated fourth test Saskatoon, whom the union officials, That tho boards of governors of tho A. A. U. of C. be requested to instruct the secretary to require tho Canadian Amateur Hockey Association to sec- i ure from each of its member bodies confidential reports covering the am- ateur standing of players and officials, such report to cover specially the fol- fowlng questions, as well as any gen- eral comment or recommendations: your opinion, is the spirit of the union's definition of an amateur being loyally observed iu the nmatour hockey organizations of Canada? is well kuown that officials of the athletic clubs often interest them- selves iu securing positions for play- ers. Do you consider that this prac- tice la being abused by paying players at an exhorbitant rate for their work or by paying them for positions which are merely nominal? ypu consider that it is de- at the Winnipeg conference considered should be suspended. OLD FIGHT SIIIL1 Club Representatives Refuse to Attend Annual Meeting CLEVELAND, O., Feb. an- nual spring meeting of the American sirable to debar from participation for league was scheduled to open the subsequent season an amateur player who has changed his place of residence? you consider that an amend- ment to regulations to permit, mixed teams of accepted professionals would Improve the condition which exists, and tend to foster sport among young- er players? "That on receipt of these reports, here today. Advices from New York last night were to the effect that Col. Jacob Uuppert and Col. T. L. Huston, owners of tho New York club, would not he represented. According to the same advices, Harry Frazoe, owner of Boston Red Sox. and Charles Comlskey of tho Chicago club, also would 'oe absent. These owners have been opposed match between the visiting English cricket team and Australia was beguu here this morning in very hot weath- er. The wicket was iu excellent con- dition. For the flrSt time in the ser- ies. Douglas, the English captain, won the toss and decided to put his team in first. At the close play for the day, the English team had scored runs for six wickets. The attendance was McGILL LEADS HANOVER, N. H., Feb. University led at the close of tho first day's events of the Dartmouth college winter carnival yesterday -with a total of 28 points. Dartmouth was with 16; University of Ver- mont had 5, Middlcbury 4 and Will- jams 1. CANUCK GOLFER PALM BEACH, 'Fla.. Feb. acliau C. Heintiemann, of the Lambton Country club, Tor- onto, won the 06-hole final of tho. annual South Florida golf champion- ship yesterday, defeating Hugh Wil- loughby, junior, 3 and 2. tr. S. exports of meat and dairy pro- ducts in 1920 declined from those of 1919. Simplicity, accessibility and cltan-cut design are. notable features of the SPECIAL-SIX motor, assuring economy of eptrction and freedom from vibration. SERIES 21 SPECIAL-SIX Why SPECIAL-SlX Value is to Exceptional THE mechanical excellence of the power, riding comfort and made this car exceedingly popular. Then, too, there's the charm of its graceful lines that have set new standards of beauty. With unexcelled manufacturing advantages, and large [quantity production, it is only natural that Studebaker is i able to offer cars of sterling high quality "at prices that make them the most exceptional values on the market Take a SPECIAL-SIX demonstration better still, drive the car we will be satisfied with your judgment. GRAHAM MOTOR CO. AUSTRALIAN CRICKET Fob. As- sociate! the fourth cricket te.sl, match lioing played here, Bug- laud tiidiiy its first InuingH for Ml Tlio Australians had; made 267 fni- tivo wickets when stumps wi'i-B drawn. The feature of the day's play waa the collapse of the English bowliiiR, although their field- ing was; The attendance was Cord Tin Equipped F. O. B. WaOtmiltt, OnL 414 Sixth St. S. LETHBRIDGE "THIS IS A STUDEBAKER YEAR'" ;