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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Hera THE BUCKEYE VOL. 1 LETHBIMUGE, ALTA., FEBRUARY No. 20 ing like a BUCKEYE to make you a good booster. Drop you r hummer and use a horn. Make happi- ness your busi ness a nd knocking; a lost art. NATIONAL LEAGUE.; MAGNATES MIX-UP Change in Schedule of Games Meets With Opposition A Lethbridge booster enjoying his dinner and- BRIEF BREEZY Live Note and Comment Culled From Various Sources BASEBALL The Brooklyn club had 65 -players on its roster at the end of the sea- soon of 1909, and yet Manager Bill Dahlen will take cnly 31 men south. Mike Kelly, of the St Louis clubL is as clever as they make them in selling players to the majors. He had a second division club last sea- son, and yet is credited -with raking in on the sale of players. New York fans rejoice that Christy Mathewson will be with them next season. Christy attached his signa- ture io the contract when the New York magnate agreed to let him play Indoor baseball and basket ball during the off season. Jack O'Connor, manager of the St. Louis Browns, says that a catcher once asked him what kind of a ball he would like to clout at. "I told him a slow one inside. And, would you believe me when I say, that he actually signalled for the ball? I wa so surprised when I saw it com- ing that I almost broke my back try- ing to hit I didn't." Andrew Freedman has long bsen credited with -being the principal own er of the New York Giants, but such is not the case, according to one of the Board of Directors, N. Ashley Cole. "John T. Brush owns the con- trolling interest in the club says Mj. Cole. "The report that Andrew Freedman still has control of the Giants and pays Brush a salary of 000 a year to run the club is abso- luteh" without foundation." Pliilly McGovern and Monte Attell are to meet In San Francisco on March 17, and settle the vexed ques- tion of bantam weight champion- ship This meeting will clear up the situation somewhat, but Jimmy Walsh will want to be heard in the matter OTTAWA AFTEl? X WESTERNER wiiut Crack Edmonton Player lor the Big Match Harold Deetou, the brilliant centre lan of the Edmonton nockey team, whose work in the recent Stanley cup erios was of the No. 1 hard variety, may go east and finish out the sea- on with Ottawa. Following the match Saturday between Ottawa and Renfrew, when Capt. Bruce Stuart broke his collar bone in the collls- sion with "Cyclone" Taylor, of Ren- frew, there was an emergency meet- ing of the Ottawas at the Russell house, the question of immediately getting a man to fill Stuart's shoes being taken up, Deeton was su gested, and the Ottawa club is under stood to be in communication with him. He may leave Edmonton imme- diately and be in time to line u; against the Wanderers next Saturdaj This is probably the most importan ame of the season In the Nation a Hockey League. The Wanderer HAROLD DEETON have lost but one game, while th champions have not been beaten s far. Edmonton Hockey Star to Play With Ottawa EDMONTON "DEACONS" TRIMMED STETTLER. Edmonton, Feb. Edmonton defeated Stettler last night 13 to S. Stettler played Lynn and Kent two of Strathcona's fastest play- ers. The score at half time was E to 5. It -was a fast game all through Now York, Feb. to three in favor of the 1G8 game season was apparently thu way the National League magnates stood when -the struggle over the playing schedule was resumed to-day Not in years have the rulers of the National League destinies worked In to so chaotic a situation as that re- vealed by the failure to agree on playing dates for the coming season. Six votes are necessary for the adop- tion schedule. The line up when adjournment was taken yesterday was: Messrs. Ebbetts of Brooklyn; .Murphy, of Chicago; Robinson, of St Louis; Brush of New York and Fogel of Philadelphia for the long season; and Dreyfus, of Pittsburg; Herrmau of Cincinnati, and Dovey, of Bostouf for the 154 games schedule. Both sides to-day declared their in- tention to stand pat, and the pros- pects for speedy reconciliation did lot, appear bright. There were num- rous consultations among the mag- lates during the morning and in some luarters hope was expressed that vlieu they got together in the after session some sort of a basis for a compromise might be reached Tne bitter factional feeling en'gen deretf by the Ward-Heydler deadlock it the December meeting seemed to lave broken out again, however, and It -was difficult to guess what com- mon ground for an agreement could STAND READY o cobie hero for all sporting goods if ou wish to buy the standard article at ock bottom prices. We have built up n enviable reputation for UP-TO-DATE GOODS uch as boxing gloves, tennis rackets, kates, fishing tackle, croquet sets, >ase, basket and foot balls, tennis balls, golf balls, etc. Have we named what you want? Then come and get t. The Lethbridge Sporting THE NEW PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE Joe Walcott is the latest sparring partner of Jack Johnsoon. The former pugilistic marvel is many inches shorter than Johnson, but that will make no particular difference. Joe knocked out more than one good man who towered far above him. John- son wants the Barbadoes demon as a second and adviser. It would be in teresting to know -how Walcott would fare against Johnson when the for- mer was at his best. In those days Joe wa afraid of nothing that walk ed That he would have given John son a desperate battle none will. deny. It is pointed out that Joe in bis prime was a better all around man than Sam Langford is today. be reached by the contending ele- ments. EASTERN HOCKEY Renfrew Beat Les Canadiens Cobalt Took Game From the Shamrocks and If Clarke Griffith ties up Miller Huggins much longer he will lose his usefulness to any team. Huggins would be a good man for several Na- tional League teams. Brooklyn will pay for his release, but will not trade either Hummel or Lennox. All doubts as to "Iron Man" Mc- Ginnity managing 'the Newark club has been settled, and he is already on the ground getting his team for their Southern training trip. It was reported this winter that McGinnity was going io dispose of his Interests in the Newark team. Charley Murphy has offered Jeff Overall a bonus of ?500 If he wins 30 games next season. The Cub owner looks like a winner, for in the past 10 years Jack Chesboro, Ed Walsh and Christy Mathewson have been the only pitchers to accomplish this feat Manager Patsy Donovan claims that Bill Dahlen at his best was one of the cleverest" men in stealing bases! that he ever saw. Bill, he says, could make the hook slide on either side, and it was very difficult to put RING GOSSIP. Sam Langford expects to arrive in Paris March 1. It is to be hoped that Sa will have better luck on the other side than he has here in getting matches. Dan Sullivan, younger brother of the Cambridge twins, Mike and Jack, having started a winning career in the ring, is going to stick. He will meet Griff Jones, colored boxer, in Danbury, Conn., tnis month. Battling Nelson will start trailing this week for flis bout with Ad Wol gast near San Francisco on Washing- ton's birthday. Nelson has a retinue of trainers and sparring partners to assist in putting him in condition. The Battler realizes only too well that Wolgast is no sinecure, but says he will trim'' him with neatness and dis- patch. Bat does not like the things the Milwaukee star has been" saying about him. Coast experts contend that the Dane will have a large job on his hands in defeating Wolgast. After Wolgast Nelson says he will be ready to take on Freddie Welsh un- der-the same conditions as to -weight and distance. But it's a sure thing that Welsh will hot allow Nelson to get win; lose or draw, the plum he is to receive for his bout with Wolgast. Montreal, Feb. more Les Uanadiens, after showing .winning form in the early stages, had to ac- knowledge defeat last night, Renfrew winning an exciting match in the Na- tional Association series at the .Jub- ilee rink by 8 goals to G. Cobalt, Ont., Feb. Sham- rocks leave the north country with- out winning a game. Cobalt beat the Irishmen 11 to 4 last night after a one sided game. The half time score was 7 to 2. Winter Sports There is health In their enjoyment, ip but they can be thoroughly enjoyed only by those, who are fortified by p abundant vigor to withstand the cold ind exposure. Flanneis and overcoats are no substi- lutes for the warmth that comes from within-r-from a good digestion .and a proper diet. fe LETHBRIDGE BEER Is rich in heat-making, muscle-build- Ing elements. It is predigested, and therefore promptly assimilated, its rich food properties entering at once upon their work of building up a sound bo'dy. Lethbridge Beer is a good winter beverage. Get a case today. The Lethbridge Brewing and Malting Co., Ltd. PHONE NO. 554 sfp, W-' tue ball on him. When he -was touched, it was usually on the shoe rarely on the body Stanley Ketchell has signed for a go with Frank Klaus, at Pittsburg on March 11. The battle will be for 10 rounds. Klaus is a newcomer in pu- gilistic ranks and his work has been well received by the critics. POOL ROOM FOR SALE y In growing town on the Cannanga-y Branch Good Class Fixtures Tommy Burns has leased. a build- ing in Melbourne where he will run a boxing club with a seating capacity of and the ex-champion also has the offer of a place in Sydney for a boxing hall, at which can be accommodated. In regard to the latter, Tommy states that it will cost him nothing to go into It, and he Is offered half the profits. Tommy proposes to bring the best American and English boxers to Australia and run a championship in some class or oi.ier every two months. Mr. Lynch is a native of New Bri- tain, Conn. As owner of a theatre in New Britain and part owner of a Connecticut League baseball club there, Mr. Lynch has retained an in- terest in sports. Eight years ago he gave up umpiring -after a series of thrilling; encounters in which "Jack" Doyle was active against the umpire. Lynch's honesty was never question- ed, and because 01 his fearlessness he won the admiration of players and that portion of the public which went to see baseball decided on its merits. He is fifty-one years of age and active. BIG BOWLING TOURNAMENT. Detroit, Mich., Feb. were broken here to-day when the secretary, Abe Langtry, opened hi? morning mail, a total of four hundred and ten teams, having sent iu thair money for the tenth annual tourna- ment of -the American bowling cm- gress. One thousand doub'es and nearly Individuals will roll in the present meet, and Chicago heads the list, with the exception only of Detroit. Detroit has 65 clubs enteied while Chicago has 61 with tie pros- pect of more to-morrow. Milwaukee has broken its own ic- cord with nine clubs. A cash prize list of will -be offered tte jjowlers as a result of the huge en- try.. It is expected that the f.rst team prize will be It is ex- pected the schedules will be In the mails a week from to-morrow. THE LETHBRIDGE CAFE New, clean, up to date. All help. Good menu. Quick' service. GAMBLING BILL IN COMMITTEE letes. To eQuip the field as. origin- suit him, but now that the ally planned will cost Write or see Grant M oir Barons, i I I Alta. GENERAL SPORTING. George V. Bonhag broke another record at Buffalo Saturday, when he went three miles in 14 minutes, 29 seconds. His former mark was 14: 34 4-5." His opponent was Jack Talt, the Canadian champion. nights' play has been made optional, he is anxious to get into the game 0> UPTON'S POOL ROOM BEST FIXTURES IN ALBERTA BARBER SHOP CIGARS s LUNCH COUNTER Basement of the Oliver Block i Fltz Herbert, one of the turf sen- sations of last year, was sold Tuesday by Sam Hildreth to Charles Kohler for ?40.000. The terms were cash and the balance to be paid from the winnings of the Ethelbert colt. This is the biggest sale In the turf world since the late W. C. Whitney paid Tony Aste for Nasturtium in 190a, in expectation of capturing the Futurity of that season. Fitz Herbert is eligible to the Brooklyn, Suburban and Brighton handicaps, which have an aggregate value of 000. Cornell University's new alumni field of 57 acres, for the equipment of which has been raised, will be partly put -in shape this spring. The work will consist of 'varsity foot ball and base ball fields, a stadium and other training houses to meet the immediate demands of the ath- Eddie Dugan the jockey, was a again, messenger boy In San Francisco, drawing 54 per week, four years ago. Today he has a fortune estimated at This eighteen year old boy islwt fourth today as one of tho most finished.artists America has de- veloped in the saddle. The reason for Dugan's brilliant success on the turf very simple, when the little fellow tells you he loves the sen- sation of riding for his own pleasure. The fascination of the turf has taken hold of the clever pilot and he goes about his work with a determination and earnestness that are really more a recreation than a stern money mak ing occupation. If George Sutton or any other billiard player in the world be induced to play Willie or New York, in a three or six Arguments Being Heard From Several, Quarters Next 1 Arlington Hotel Orders for draying left here will receive prompt attention. m Ottawa, Feb. anti-race match at any style of billiards; Char- TT track gambling bill committee met lev TPnnps Wnnnp's tvfl! o o v vv. ley Tennes, Hoppe's will furnish a side bet of to that Hoppe wins. Dnrando and Johnny Hayes are still racing against each other. They mot in San Francisco Sunday, and the Italian once more demonstrated that he was the American's master, defeating him over the Marittion course. Hayes ran a good race, leading most of the way. On the last lap Dorando cut loose and crossed the tape with a rare burst of easily beating the American boy. The time for the race was 2 lioii'-s. 41 minutes and 35 seconds. as enough of the smoke clears away to give him a'look in. It however, that either Hoppe Morn- irgstar will bo Jie. next in line. Morningstar gave up the em- blem a year ago without trying to defend it because the terms of play- ing championship matches dli not Drawing [n aid of Lethbridge Profes- sional Baseball Club Ten Prizes to be Awarded Tickets on sale at the fol- lowing places: All the hotels in the city. J. D. Higinbotham Co.'s Drug Store. Rod Cross Drug Store Bentley Co.'s. Gco. Kerr Co.'s. A. MacDtmald Co. Oil's Cigar Store. Wallace's Cignr Store. The Arcade. Tickets one dollar. this morning. Chairman Miller read a number of communications in sup- port of the bill while there were oth- ers which were opposed to it. Am- ong those who supported the bill were Police Magistrate p[ Ex- Mayor Urquhart of Toronto, Moral and Social Reform Association of Midland, Ont., Ontario Sunday School Assocation, Presbytery of Sarnia and others. The Hackney Horse As- sociation, Canadian Shire Associa- tion, Ontario Horse Breeders' Asso- ciation and Canadian National Bureau of Breeding in their communications expressed the hope that the com- mittee did nothing that would mili- tate against breeding of horses in Canada. Mr. Raney, counsel for pro- moters of the bill asiced that the books o! the Windsor race track asso- Winnipeg 'Speil The Winnipeg Bonspell is we'I un- der "way. The old culers seem to more than holding their own, or the cracks having met far. However, they wi1.' soon be? coming together and some will have. co go down. The so numerous as In f-vmor years, and t.h: great I not arrive. Papke Declares In Favor Of Jeff "Jeffries will have no trouble in whip ping Jack declares Bill Papke. "The one point that makes me igure Jeff a sure winner is Johnson's fight with Ketchel. Stanley stayed 12' rounds before Jack put him away. How Jong would Ketchel last with Jeff even ow? About two minutes. I have known Jeff many years and have al- F ays been one of his greatest admirers. elation be produced. This associa- He was- and is the raost tion as well as the Fort Eric Racing Association in Rancy's opinion are purely and simply gambling institu- j tipns which brought to their share- holders at the end' of every be- tween ten and fifty thousand. Chief of Police Stolman, Brantford, Ont., formerly of the Toronto force, j said that the effect on a community of horse racing at Woodbine was bad. i He thought that if American book- j makers could be kept out of the coun- I try a good deal of the evil would he j eliminated. Considered good racing 'and good sport could be had without bookmakers. ful man that ever stepped into a prize ring. Very few realize what a natural born fighter Jefries is. He is above he normal man in height. He posses a tody that is imposible to hurt and has a wallop that would kill a steer. These three form a combination that always brings home the money. Jeff will make the colored gentleman mix it up right from the start The big fellow is go- ing to make the fight a bitier one ant get it over as soon possible. will not be any stalling on Johnson'? part He will lind this big bear al over him and wilt soon find out it is real ;