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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 14, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 191.7 � trtE' LETHBRIDGE, DAILY HERALD .PAGE THREE V i-i 1^^ From Outside Points to Attend the Franks-Stjohn Go Thursday - '__\ Fifteen faiis from the south arrived in the city yesterday and took reservations for tlie Pranlts-St. John bout at tlie Majestic tomorrow.night,. Today will see the arrival of a lot more. There has not been a inatoh of calibre In Lolhbrldge this season that hds not brought fan's from all parts of the south, and this one is going to be iio exception, for the foifowers of the ring game are convinced ^hat, it ^yiU be ot charapionBlvip calibre, and the winner will be entitled t missionary. At ovce. he began to work, with tho result that eighty souls were baptized into the church, a- meeting house has' been built for them, and. today a thriving branch is established. When asked Seated Tight Kepi Right Mitlions of bars supplied every mpn^h to the Army and Navy. Every bar means moire pow^r to our forces -at home and abroad. Send some in every letter and parcel to tKe Front. Small in cost, but big in benefit. CLOSED DOWN 'No More Shooting of Grouse, Prairie ;� Chicken and Partridge Winnipeg, Feb. 13.-A closed sea-Bon (St .iinnamed length for grouse, nrairie chicken and'partridge passed .the agricultural committee ot the legislature yesterday. The committee decided to give tlie tiuostion of malc-Ing a!-elosed sDa'son.,;for elk more time , for consideration and also the propos-ar. to* allow the shooting of female fleer.' A clause-of the act prohibiting lumber, camps,,.etc., from having on ^theirpremises any meat of birds or animals protected by the act ' was pasB?ia. : � A clause of/tho bill providing that hunters wear a complete suit of whlt^; instead of merely a white coat was passed. ' , . ^ six DAY GRIND LEADERS Chicago, Feb. 13.-Fifty miles he-hind the record,-nine teams were tied at 739 mllesi three laps at the end of the 38th hour of the six-day bicycle race at 12,;30 p.m.. today. The tenth team, Lawrence and 'Carman, was trailing a lap behind the leaders. Tho ffecord'for the 38lh hour is 805 miles five laps. The Bulldogs Are Coming I MAD B IN CANADA ijiiiiiiiimij New York, Feb. 14.-That Edward G. Barrow, Prseident 9f the International League still is on the warpath for drafting reforms became -assured today when facts leaked out.concerning seven new reques^ whicn Barrow has made on tho National Commission Ih behalf of the InternatlonrfT"and Pacific Coast Jeagues and the American _ association. These requests will he acted on by the Commission .\yheu it meets here next week. ". Barrow asks among other things that the present draft price of $2,500 be incrpased, that players shall not be subjected to draft unless they .have been two seasons with a Class AA club oi! that' players be subject to draft only once in two years, the lengthening ot the drafting season and a rule prohibiting clubs from cancelling drafts. The ^reforms asked by the International League president are as follow^:,^ , . First-To eliminate the draft on Class AA Leagues, or Second-To change the date for beginning the draft from Sept. 15 to Sept. 25. Third-To increase "the draft price on Class AA players. Fourth-To draft players by name instead.of by club. , ^ :iPifth-To prohibit the cancellations of draifts. ,. ,, ,-� ' ... " . Sixth-To draft from the Class AA Leagues only (jvery ; second year or to -restrict-the draft 'sO''that' playisrs in Class AA must h,av6 played in that class for twb or more years before tftey are subject to draft, j Seventh-'i'o o-escind the rule pro-.yiding to;" the immediate delivery of purchased players. '' While Barrow will not hold the scheduled meeting ot the International League until the Commission meets, he has asked the club owners to be here next week and also has written to President Thorrins Hiokey of tho American Association asking him to be on, the ground with as many ot hia club owners as he can bring to New York. . wards; R. Lund, centre; G. McKUlop ^,jg gg^^et of his success among his and A. Kane, gnards. people Elder Warner said unhesvtat- The reason tor the early start is jj,g,y_ ..The Book of Mormon, because mainly to give more time for the big, t^ug t,,e origin and destiny of dance which will take place just after the game. Don't forget your auto! TO-DAY'S Sport Summary T o o K E COLLARS 15 CENTS EACH TOOKE BROS. LIMITED SCORES 95 OUT OF POSSIBLE 100 George NIcholal Winner in Amateur White Flier Shoot Kaiisas City, Feb. 12.-The International Amateur tVhite Flier championship feature event of "the 13th annual interstate shoot, was won hero today by George Nicholai of Kansas City, witii'a score of 95 out ot a possible 100. The winner's purse was $1575. Riley Thompson of Cainsville, Mo., was second with 94; J'oiiir , entrants tied 'for third place with 90 targets each. They were: Prank Fuller of Milwaukee, WiJllam Hoon of Jewell, Iowa, O. C. Bottger of OUie, Iowa, and "XCid" Elbert of Des .Mpiues, TREAT WITH PLAYERS ONLY New York, Feb. 14.-At a meeting of the National League at New York last night, it vyas decided to sever all relation with the Baseball Players Fraternity and, to carry on all dealings with players hereafter, as individuals. UMPIRES NAMED ' Umpires for the National League for the coming season were announced as follows: Henry O'Day, William  Klem, Charles' Rigler, Robert Emslie, William Byron, Ernest Quiflley, Al Orth, Peter Harrison and Wm. Brans-fieldj DROP FRANCHISE It was announced at a meeting of the Central Association at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, yesterday, that li/luscatine and Ottumwa would not retain . franchises this year, and that two other cities would be sought to keep the circuit up to eight clubs. . my people." Elder Warner is enthusiastic about the futuro of the Indians. Ho says the tribes are eagerly fSking up civ-jilized customs and the younger generation is being schooled carefully by the state. Tliqi''e are two Indians in the ,U. a. house of representatives, another Indian is a leading official in the treasury, department and every greenbaclc bears his -signature, anc" liuost significant of all, and suggestive of "a rapidly changing attitude, the i head of a great nation has taken a wife with Indian blood in her veins. Mr. Warner deplores the moral anrt social degradation found in some tribes, but lays much of tho blame for this at the door of.the white man. He claims that the one great thing which has preserved the red. man during the various scenes of war and pestilence connected' with their history, is their virtue. In spite of "civilization so-called," Mr. Warner points out that today in Glasgow, Montana, may be seen women with their ear;^ and noses cut off as the penalty of breaking ilie moral code of JUe tribe. There is a striking resemblance between their method of handling adultery' and unchastity and that embodied in the Mosaic l.iw. 10-SECOND KNOCKOUT Jim Flynn, Pueblo heavywelgiit, scored a knockout In ten seci^nds over Jack Dempsey of Salt L'pVe In a bout at Murray, a suburb of Salt Lake. BREAKS RECORD Joe W. Ray, of the Illinois Athletic club, Chicago, broke the Ameriban two-mile running record at ths.^ Indoor meet of the New York Athletic Club last night; setting the mark at 9.11 3-5. .'J. G. Gloomis, of the same club, equalled the world's record of 7 1-5 seconds In a seventy yard dash. BOWLING EXPERTS The only change among the leaders ^.^sterday ,tn the  International bowllrig tournament taken as, a criterion, tlie United States-loves a shirker just as much as,( AU9traUa did:-Ottawa Journal-Press. - of Clinton Herd Gotham Fans New Vorli, Feb. 10.-The ajipear-ance of Dean Jiathe^v, one of tho eastern team that will journey to tiie Pacific coast next month; Alrick H. Man, Jr., former Yale caj)tain, and Clinton B. Herd, the Calitornian, hold tho interest of tennis followers at the opening round of the national indoor championship tournament here today. The light was good and tho playing fast, Matliey using his famous .crossfire allots, defeatitjg Dansforth Goer Jr., 0-0, 6-1. Herd was very severe overhead and left Abraham Bassford, Jr., whom he defeated, few chancos for rg,tur.ns yE^TIG-Tliursday, feb. ir MAIN EVENT 10 ROUNDS ' 130 POUNDS IE FRANKS of LethhrldgCi vis". HECKStJOffl* of Spokane. MAIN BOUT AT 9� Prices: Ringside, numbered $2.00. Floor, �(1.^M;�ndj^^ Balcony, �$'1.^*1.O0,^75cand'JSOc;^;^, 21 ;