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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 16, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1915 THE LETHBinDGE DAILY HERALD PACE THREE WILLARD LACKS COOMBS TO TRY PROPER NERVE ACCUSE BIG KANSAN WITH DE- ING TOO MILD TO BEAT JOHNSON (By Hal Sheridan) New Yoik, Keli. may grab Ihft championship crown from Jack Johnson in Juarez. Alex., 0, LuL IheL'e arc doubters ga- lore. The Kansas ccwliuy lias the'licit, the ability Lo lake Hiifiisilimcjit, a nieilium-sized punch. The chief objec- tion socius to be that lit- lacks ring experience and Unit his attitude in the squared circle is entirely loo imlil. JESS 18 TOO TlillD in not accused of nerve, but many critics complain thai TO COME BACK BASEBALL WRITERS AND SPECULATE WHETHER IS STILL "THERE" FANS HE (By jamec O'Dea) New VorU, Kcfc. ho, do it? Can Jack Coombs, lamed as an "iron mail" wheiever baseball is known, succeed where Jim Jeffries and in- numerable other sporting cslcbdtios have failed Can he come back V TJiis is the question which sport critics and loveis arc pondering over. Clan the man who once mowed down batsmen in world's series battles the same as in exhibition games put over the same brand of stuff, the same weird assortment of nickering white flushes, thai once earned him the so- brujuct of "iron man." he is not ail' aRKi-essim campaigner. Kolmison anil Uliarlcy Eb- like lo The Brook- after Hie dusky one from llic and give him a whale of a heading. Those fight birds who look to lard to win, believe -Johnson lias H.OIIC back at a tremendous pace. Also there are some cautions suggestions from certain quarters that while the 1itlc is Rutting worthless lo Johnson because In: is barred from thc United Stnic.s-, il would prove oi immense money-butt value to thc Kansan. The boys wager real money on the ai'c not losing sight of this fact either. FOR CAll- NlVAL Itcports from Juarez say that the Mexican gambling house proprietors, curio shop dealers and gents whose bars have never been knuwn to closa, are washing their pink and blue store fronts and preparing for a hi-- busi- ness. Incidentally, (Jen. Villa's broth- er, part owner 01 the biggest gam- bling dive in the border town, counts on grabbing out of the throng ot Jiglili bugs about as much coin as Johnson or If Johnson emerges fiom Uic Juar- ez safely, he will he confronted} by thc two McVey and Langioi'il, who fire waiting for a. crack nt their colored brother. Johnson is now 37 years old and it looks lite a me bet that thc crown will drop from his peak, if not in one of these ihrea prospective battles, at least within a short time. "sL club taken thc eran for and president have ami signed the vet- L'J15, and before many ADMITS HE'S FUNNY Germany Schaefer Only Wants to Perform With Chifede President Gilmore or the Feda tella an interesting story ol the efforts made bv President Charles Weeghirian "the" most tetSVtnj of the Chifeds a few days ago tc, sign pitcher. Jumping into the DIE leajju rermnn Scliaeter the former coined- lrOm scintillating -path -Of victories at colleRe1.Coombs startled thi ,r i c, ivotid he had-been it weeks by pitch 24-inning game lionals, who recently drew Ills release from Manager Griffith. i league Schaefer called on and jng anii winuing No Mora Piles Brandy Bully Applied Oivet ttuiok Bslisf-uuJ Costs LOCAL PIAYEB 'SELVES ul After Hut Trial Pyramid Pile Remedy gives tiulck relief, slays ILchlug, feeding or pro- piles, hemorrhoids nii-d nil rec- tal troubles, in the privacy of your own home. 50c a box at nil drug-gists. A, blnglc box often cures. Free.sam pie lor trial with booklet, mailed Tree in p'lain wrapper, on request Lo I'yra mitt Drug Ca., GIG Pyramid Bl Maralmll, Mich. :AnE YOU A UNDER I.O. D.E. AUSPICES FUN FROM START TO FINISH BRESNAHAN IS UP IN THE AIR CALLS NEW WAIVER ER RESTRICTION RULES HINDRANCE Chicago, Keb. Breathing verbal JTO, as neice a-s with which nyUiological dragons ever burned up golden llecce hunters, Manager Urcs- hau of thc Cuhs, returned here Irom cii' York yesterday. flie Cub leader was in ood- He was particularly peeved at g the number of play- National lea.- nood- He was particularly peev he league magnates for adoptin asked horn- much he wanted Bald: "A tn-o-year contract, calling- for a season." that's a lot of money. You are getting old and going Mr. AVeeehman told the comedian. 'Til admit that, Charlie, tut you knew I'm awfully funny DULUTH WANTS REGATTA Duluth, Minn., Feo. Dulutli Boat club yesterday sent out Icationsj to all Canadian rowing c'nibs t.o discover 'what support would be ac- corded by the Canadian oarsmen to the effort -by Dulutli to secure the na- tional regatta for this city. It was in- timated that should Du'luth secure the national regatta the Northwestern lowing regatta, might, be abandoned. against the Boston Red Sox: Thi score was 4 to 1. It is the'longest major league game on record. Coombs' real fame came in -1910 when he shattered several records His record at the close of that sea- son showed him with 31 victories and but nine defeats. Not satisfied with that he broke another American lea- gue record by shutting out his op- ponents 13 times and wound up the season in a of glory by pitching u3 consecutive scoreless innings.. Coombs continued his path'ioE glory until the.lOli NEW BOWLING RECORD Minneapolis; Minn., Feh. Peorias, a five-man team of Peoria, UK, established a new International Bowling association.record by acorlDE 2581 points at.tbe Internationa'1 Ing association's tournament. The pre- vious record of mode by the Blatz team of Chicago, at the tourna. luent bare in 1913. CUP FOR FOOTBALL TEAMS Cotton, one of the "magnates" of professional foot- ball has presented a. huge silver cup, -which Is to be competed for trophy by twelve football teams recently organized frca; regiments at the front in France. After the war. the cup will be subject to annual chal- lenge from British military teams. irld's series In ien he re- covered enough to win 21 out of 31 gamca, but since that time has pitch- ed-but'two full games, winning Ona and losing one. KETCHELL SHADES SHIFF Montreal, Que., Feb. ihlff, a, western featherweight, was slightly shaded in a 10-round bout be- fore the Canadian Athletic club to- night by Steve Ketchell a. localfeath- erweight. CAUSE AND EFFECT are charged with habit- ual druntenness. What have you to say for yourself? one thing, your hon- or, I have a habitual Tranacrlit. KID WILLIAMS WON Phladelphia, Pa., Feb. filllamH, the bantamweight champion Williams, thc bantamweight champion, outfought Jimmy Murray of New York ia a six-round bout here tonight. Mur- ray fought hard atl.the -way, but waa not QB clever as the champion. CHECKER "BUGS" BATTLE FOR WRIGHT HANDICAP TROPHY 1 Checkers occupied tbo ceutre of the clage last night at the Y.M.C.A. Open Ing games In the Cup handicap louriKuuent nao the reason and seven beards were brought into plsy. An unusuftUy large gallery watched the cou testa. Jack Johnson, James Forest and Bud Heed were the moBt successful each getting away with a clean slate. games constitutes a match, and two points Is given for a win and one for a druV. ThercsultB: Reed, 8; Fleming, 0. McCarty, 6; 2. i Toujig, 6; Brandow S, I Jolmeon, 8; Fullerton, 0. Forest, 8; Carr, 0. McCartyF 6; Buclian, 2. Nicholson, 6'; McRae 2. 'Play Again Wednesday Nest will'-bex played Wednes- day night o'clock, llie players wJJJ meet as follows: Johnson vs. McGarly. Fullerton va. CUT. Brandow vs. Moore. Jleed vs. Forest. Fleming ve. Nicholson. Hambiy VB, Bucnao vfl. Wright. Young ve, Stewart. Contestants are requested to read the- rules before playlnff. They are posted the crs lo be carried pnc team roster. 'The rule was thc worst thing league could have Bies- 11 all an. "It was playing directly into the of thc Federals as well as the American league owner's. It is orily a hindrance. It will put on the market a surplus of players for the American and Federal leagues to pick from." Manager Roger took a wallop also at the amendment to the waiver. 'There can he no more development of young players, since thc 21-limit rule was said Uresnahan. 'The rule is unfair to every Na- lional league club." BUNCH OF CUBS FIRED Chicago, Fch. Four1- players, in- cluding Tommy Leach, last year champion of the team, wciu cucondi- ticnally released today by the Chi- cago Nationals. Thc others were Charles Smith and Edward Stack, pitchers Swucny, second tasc-> man. Leacli, hefore joining Chicnco, a star outfielder for the Pitts- burg club, and is one of the best known players in the country. Sweeney, for many, years star second tascman of thc Boston Nationals, came to Chicago in Ita deal which sent Jolituiy Evers to Boston. Morrison, in. The unconditional releases were is- and Mr. G. sued by Manager Brcsnahan in'd ac- cording to him, fitted into the policy lie was adopting of building up a team of youngsters. "There's nothing like- ynnrig blood and bona and muscle to mate a pen- "Are You a. 'Mason mil -n uL the Majestic tht-atic hisl night, lived up to the reputation it lias gained anil >uslalned as mi ui taming farce Ohiirles S. Mcdbury, presented Llio 'Midland Lyceum Iluruiiu and tlie Cii-cult, dls- daiina ambition IIH a Icclurur, nnd a Icceii rolinh of ll.f type of henrlng jilriironns afford, Mr. .Mndlnii'v'H (ixjierlaneo IIJIH buun Hni'ie- wluit unusual. Several years oi ijusi- life In Cfcvmand, and Chi- cago, ijiivis him loueli with IIKJII of af- fairs. A chaplaincy In the Sjmnisli- American Wiir Incl. Vol. Inf.) S'lvn glimpses of lllo under cuudlliuiitj, vvliilu 11 years' .uaslonil work in college and univcrsfiy coin- munitlcs hnvc yielded a grip of the ol1 America's young manhood ever since its lii'st iippcnrancc at HiOianU womanhood Unit enables him to Sliatlcsbury theatre, London, some years TJm amateur ate to be on miUinK on a very creditable performance. The play went in lively and spirit- ed fashion. There were, it is true, one or two shortcomings, unavoidable in a. lirst nighL performance, but ilicse llic players themselves would tc thc lirst to-detect, and Lo remody Ijcfore their second appearance. The piece was well set up, said pro- gressed in rollicking fun aiter each act. You a .Mason is built for laughter, and n. nil) share was ex- tracted from the audience by the ain- spcak wHIi ftiuhority. Dr. will lecture on "Tlie Woi'id Live in, or Placing Oneself" at the Christian church, Friday, Febru- ary 2G. ORPHEUM NEWS NOTES Crowded houses witnessed the of- fering aL Inn Orphcimi.IasL nighl, und quality and quantity vvr.rc doubly ap- preciated. Hen Uarnct, Hebrew im- IJtrsonat'jr ivjio. while the city, was induced by the manage- ment tu stay over for Uro days, will be heard Ihuru for the last time to night. Hcotty Johnson, the newsboy ccor, finishes hlB -week's engagement while the managmcnt I EMPRESS THE HOME OF GOOD MUSIC 15o TODAY atcnr players wlio did justice to Inc tonight, and authors intention. It is, perhaps, reluctantly part with so good an liarrassing to play hciore one's j they have to let him go friends, lor tlici' ait often the most Jin order lo make room, and to live up exacting players cawe to their through tin; ordeal successfully. I changes, Mrs. Ritchie made an ideal Mrs. Hloodgood, fit ting very capably into the role, and playing witli a savoir-faii'u which distinguished her part. Mrs. R. T. Brymnet, though she only made a apiicaiuiicc, jiade a very good impression as fTanchon Armitapc, and the two sis- policy of giving W. H. Doucet, in Italian im- alions, 'was greeted jicateil applnnae and kept his audience in P. continuous roar of laughter, Mcllugh, the Orpbeum dancing girl, was given a hearty welcome by Leth- and if applause counts for any thing, she made a decided hit, Ilfindolph Churchill, baritoue singer of ters, Lulu and Annie, were well tak-1 ballads, is no stranger to Lethbbridge Ylarcucrile Snow Zudora in Zudore, Thsnhouter'a Gienteil Photoplay If yiiu liavu 1101 BUUL 1 "ZUDOHA" iolvi1 "Thc .MyKLdry of Lho I'crpoUiul Glsire" in tlie story, uf ill'.-' Twi-nly .Million Dollar .Mystery, tonight, as this is your last chance. U you have failed to SCR this wonderful serial, start now. With Ihc addition of the three Florence LaBa- die, Murlul O-striche and Mig- non Anrtcrcon, this feature will lie leader of Serial Plays Tor lo come. Plenty of ComedicG. Goumont Weekly War News. R. will sing: "Sweet Gonevlevc" Tomorrow Otfier Lfps." JIary Pickford, the only and original .Mary, the daintiest girl In the .Motion Picture world, in "SUCH A LITTLZ CUEEN" In S Parts. en by Mrs. L. S. Ilrown and Miss audiences, and immediately he made Ms debut last night he was greeted royally. Charliu Chaplin, the inimit- "Mnry Simuson. Miss Ktliel Conyhearc actc-d the part oi Mrs. Perry with 'ivacity, while Mrs. F. E. Fisher in- thc roli: oi Mrs. llallon. Norah, the cook, was Admirably play- ed by JUiss Ilcssis with an CK- lilarating pertncss. As Amos Mr. F. 0. .lyde cflcctuallj- made a name [or as an actor of farce. His per- able Keystone laugii provoker, was as usual, an attraction, and kept the audience in an uproar. MARY PICKFORD AT EMPRESS TOMORROW Tomorrow, dainly, bewircbing" nant winning Bresnahan. said CURLING NEABING THE END few games only are required to fmish the Summit and Pagnuello com- petitions, K. D- Johnson beat L. W. Clark fi-4 in the Summit, which was the only game .played ia competition last niglit. ormancc scintillated vlll, fun. Frank Perry .found :an ublc exponent in Mr. cE tnends 'he-v are tlie S: J. Sljephcrd, who entered thor- lughly into the spirit of thc plnV- Jlr. j. Fleming played Ins part well and vith gusto, particularly in his fe- lale pcrson_aticii, Me can to piven no in this than in thc slip nadc by Mrs. Perry when she told ier husband, "Me" is Mr. L. S.'Brmvn, as Hamilton Tra- eus, was all that could lie dcsirQd, ..nd he showed a nice conception of cting, particularly in the little re- h.n.'irsal scene, with the ladies. Mr. U. T. Brymncr filled the part of Ernest a'very capable manner [uU'Jils- tice to his impersonation of 'Mr John Halt-on. The amateur players should find en- couragement for further efforts in the way their performance was appreciat- ed. 'To -Air. L.; S. Brown, who acted as of the company, no small of praise falls. The Daughters of the Empire, under whose auspices 'the piece was played, should fcel gra- tified with its successful results. During one of the intermissions solo was admirably rendered by Mr. Fleming, which'added to the pleasure of tlie evening. ARGUS. POINTS COMPETITION WINNERS ent; The Points competition was finished I "Difficulties Saturday afternoon, -L- AV. Clark the GREEK MINISTER LEAVES CONSTANTINOPLE London, Tele- gram .Co. has received the following dispatch from Its Athens correspond- and Jas. playing of! their tie pi 39 points each. They had six tries each, at an out-wick, which is the of- ficial tie-breaker in this before Aird scored two points and ihesc were the only points scored with cifcht rocks each. The results for players who made 30 or over out of a poisible of 72 Aird 29 Clark, 29, Scott 28, E V Dooley 26, Hugh Scott 25t K. P. Stewart 24, Dr. D. A. Taylor 23, W L. Mackenzie 22, D. D! McNabb J. F. Hamilton 32, J. Marnoch 2lj K. D. Johnson 20, C. A. Wood 20.' PRIZE WINNERS First, Jas. Aird, srit oi carvers.. Second, L. W. Clark, and sil- er medal. Third, Win. Scctt, silver modal. The ice is now open for any kind oi freak competition's. PLAY TONIGHT Jack Wales vs. John Bruce will play a match tonight in the Pag- luello competition. CADILLAC CHALLENGE Tomorrow C. 13. Carlerry and R R. Davidson will defend "the Jlac Cup against Dr. W. H. Marrs and Hugh the AVright com- petition will fill the remaining two hecte. GOING TO TABER Two rinks are limbering up to go o Tiber-Saturday, and the secre- aty would like these to be formed up by Friday so that arrangements can be made with Taber for a like imposition of rinks [com that town. Frank Chance offered to trade Ed. Rculbach lor a yellow dog to anyone vho would throw In a cartridge U> use in Billing the and that year Keulbach led the pitchers of America. .Anyhow, O. D. isn't as bad as it. is ainted it has not yet tried to put ickets admitting fans to Lan- having arisen in regard lent. of the Forte's pro- mise of satisfaction to Greece' for the InBult to the naval attache of the Greek legation at Constantinople, M. Panas, the Greek minister, felt com- pelled to leave ConBtantlrfop'ie yester- day, leaving the secretary of the lega- tion in charge ot ihe affairs of Greece." A Fine Treatment For Catarrh EASY TO MAKE AND COSTS LITTLE. If ,you suffer from Catarrh, head noises, sore throat, asthma, or Ca- Larrhal deafness, here is a fine recipe tbat often gives relief after other treatmentB have failed. Its "effect in the "wont cases is us- ually moat 'striking and positive. The correct method of treating Catarrh we believe is to employ a remedy that will quickly drive the catarrhal pois- from the system and at the same time by tonic action Increase the vi- tality, which ia Always lowered by this [DsldioiiB disease. To do this, we be- lieve the following formula to .be roally the 'beat prescription, as it, acts costs little and can 'he easily urepared-at home. From your Druggist obtain one >unce of.Pannfnt (Double iboul 75c take this home and idd to It one-quarter of a pint ot hot and four ounces of granulated sugar, stir until diBsolTed. Take one [RbleapDonful four tlmea a day.. The first dose should1 besin to-re- lieve the most mleerafble headache, sB, aneezinff, sore throat, runn- ing of the noEo, catarrhal discharges, lieaJ noises end other loathsomo symptoms that always accompany this disgusting disease, LOBS of RmeM, defective hearing and mucus dropping in (he (back of Che hroat other symptoms that ehow .he presence of catarrh and which mny be 'overcome by thc .use of tills simple'treatment. "Every peraon who has Calarrh in iu the hnnds :bl scalp- 'any form shpuld give tbls prwcrlpUon Theatre, in the Famous Flay- ers' FaramquiiL picture "Such a Little in five reels. MJBS Pickford, who coneidered thc queen of all motion picture .players, is appearing exclusively in Paramount plays, and with the Famous Players Is doing the most'artistic work of .her already bril- liant and notable-career. In "Such a Little Queen" she is seen to great ad- vantage, as her portrayal of Anne Vic- toria, Queen ot Herzegovina, Is truly the work o[ an artist. Queen Anna Is exiled to America on account of poli- and through the pres: sure "of poverty the Queen becomes a translator, to a millionaire meat-pacK- er. King; Stephen, also an exilci be- comes a clerk in the same office. Tho stcry of this love affair of the people higher up is a beautiful story, prettily told. Associated with little .Mary fire artists of world-wide repute as enter- tainera. "MUTT AND JEFF IN MEXICO" COMING TO MAJESTIC Next Friday will be "Jubilee Night" at ihe Majestic, when Gua Hill's gor- geous .production of Bud Fisher's fa- uious cartoon play, "Mutt and Jeff in Mexico" visits Letbbrldge. Everyone who.reads a newspaper has seen the funny ".Mutt and Jeff" pictures, and to' see them is to laugh. They would have mads the Egyptian Sphinx laugh. No, mere play in the past decade has left such a trail of merriment as has this clever and musical comedy con- ceit by the New York American's clev- er cartoonist, Bud Fisher. Capacity audiences have greeted their appear- ance in every town and city fortunate enough to have secured a date. New Chicago and Boston laughed ov- er their absurd whiles for months. Ev- erywhere it has been pronounced the best musical comedy of the alone in words, but box office records have'.been established unapproaclied ay any other attraction. All of this te' .ndls'putable evidence.ol real merit in the play, which should appeal to you as U has to millions of other people whom it has pleased. "Mutt and Jeff n -Mexico." comes to the Majestic for an engagement of two nights and Sat- urday matinee, commencing next Fri- day, February 19- Piles Cured In 6 to 14 Dayi >niggistE refund money if PAZO )INTTMENT fails to c.ure Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protruding Piles. iMrst application sives relief. 50c." MAJESTIC THE4TRE TWO BIG DAYS. NOTE THE PRICES. NEXT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY February 19 and 20th. SPECIAL MATINEE SATURDAY. BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER Mutt Jeff in Mexico ALL WAH OF 1-3 PEOPLE INCLUDING STUNNING BEAUTY CHORUS EASY PRICES: 50c; 75c; HIGHER. BARGAIN MATINEE 50c; CHILDREN 25c SEAT SALE OPENS TOMORROW AT HEDLEY DRUG CO. Citizen's Band Auditorium Rink TONIGHT GOOD ICE Berlin Expects to Sink Some Neutrals CONTINUED FROM PUONT PAGE Trying to Catch U. S. Berlin, via London, Feb. Ambassador, Jamee Ger- ard, conferred last the Jerman Foreign secretary, Herr von. ago'sv, regarding the American note, it the Jatter's request. Nothing has -been made public of tha conference, but It is learned thnt the foreign office is now preparing an. answer to the American note, and the dea is entertained in certain quarters hat Germany may suggest that the United States send an- American irar- hip to convey American merchantmen hrough- the danger zone, thus guuran- eeing the neutrality of the vessel. Tomorrow SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT OF J. f.Petts SILVER TENOR THE SMUGGLER'S ISLAND WITH GRACE CUNARD AND FRANCIS FORD A Sea Coast Drama in Two PARTS. KAISER WANTS PEACE Feb. Zurich corres- pondent of the France de Slnines here j wires that the Kaiser is depressed aa a result of the war situation nnd that J lie recent3r 'i ot -uU'suite that Germany must way, to elude peace. The dispatch declared the Kaiser expressed himself as still hopeful of being nble to approach Russia through a small pro-German coterie at the Russian court. The correspondent gays Germany wou'Id abandon Austria Ifyby g so she." could -.make a peac'e v for herself. THE PEOPLE'S PLAY HOUSE GET THE ORPHEUM HABIT ORPHEUM Special Added Attraction Ben Harriet Hebrew Impersonator R; Ba andolph Churchill ran tone oT Times Today Mite Cathie McHu'flh VI.. Danc- ing .Girl" Scotty Johnson Newsboy Tenor and "The End of the GaUey" Vengeance, >vliBt IB'It? .See this two' part1 feature, .then :draw your own conclusions, Forest Fire" Dfd you1 over see a forest flre? With love and-hate mingled a'JI through most'.realistic flre ever.seen In tlie movies. .-Eveningi 7 toM AdulU' .....15c Children ,..10c Impersonator. "Susie's New Shoes" A Beauty comedy with.a rnor-. al. Every married man and -wo- man should see tins. "The Face on'the Bar. Room' Floor" A Keystone wilh Charlie Uhaplln. 'Nuf sed. PULAR I WaUnee Jt 2 'p.m." ICED Adulli LAYHOU5E Children 5c Tonight Only The Wrath of the Gods OR THE DESTRUCTION OF .SAKURA-JIMA IN 6 PARTS See thc Volcanic Eruption. .j-...See the Houses. Sea the Earthquake. "The Storm at Sea, at Majestic LAST TIME Tonight AT 8.30 "Are You A UNDER THE AUSPICES OF; THE DAUGHTERS OF THE' EMPIRE: 25s- (All RcBorved) ;