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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 20, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBBIPQT! DAILY HEj^^LP mm Thursday, February 20, 1913 WtLL MEET CALQARY FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP OF PROVINCE ^OW-DOUBLED SCORE BLAIRMORE SECOND IN HOCKEY LEAGUE STANDINQ-FOU-LOWED BY FRANK ' Oalgary, Feib. 20.-Body oheckuig vwy ouMa of nerve out of the Bskl-ttOf; outskating and outplaying them at every turn, the Tabw Cooks last night worked their -way into th� finals or tliie Alberta hockey ohampionship, the aoore at,.the finish standing, 6 to 8. -Th^j^tftbry came after one of the ^jB^t and fastest games played h�re ilhis season, and was won by the team which had the better staying powers. IDeacon 'White-'s team came down h�fe with a reputation,for speed and ; combination, ~claiiaing , that all - ithey ! needed was fast ice to allow them to ijtta in the tallies. But the keen ice proved to he jusft whatthc doctor; or-dtsred for the Taberites.-inBtead^ot the Bskimoa. Th�y showed every bit as much speed as tieir opponents, and the fast ice allowed .them to, check even harder "tli^ pv!6r,^;,,.,.The JSski-mo� stood ,th* pate .until *alf-tlme^ Bpldirig the score to a two-allx'tie,' but When the Cookies-came hackiwith^ 6T�n fiercer ^checking iii the: second halfj the northerners quit cold; aoaroely making an attempt to eoore, iwaotloally the whole team lying hack onvljie defence and centreing their ;sifounds;!o The Milk ppvKRlypr-aad iwas-;!oiitclassed by the local flghtePaU, through, and never g ffi|^;;a iptauice,; tA iair; crowd saw tlr is-:,? ;'boutV and some disappointment was |is>/:apparent invtha"showing of the MUk 0...... River prihcipal, Birkett had a slight teJSEjBdTtmiigerin wei in the matr- pssiE-tcj. of:ridl llfjiiljjuiagerv Joha i J;:^^ M r|chamBlo,tt>N^6w, York-National leag^ team, will dcaaa the (Jiants in violet-olQ?od uniforma^^ this season-violet feisA^fckingSj^caps and belts, probably 'jWith gray Wouoes and kniokerbockars. ^^^^ � �'' jrORONTOS BEAT ' TJ^CUMSEHS ! Toronto,; Feb, 19.-The Torontos and'Tecnipiaehs, the local N. H. A. team*, played to a very amall crowd ai'the Arena tonight, the Torontos winning,.? to-3. The game was rag-god ajid'devoid of team ^lay. LUTHER LACKING IN SOME OF THE-MAIN ESSENTIALS RE-QUIRED BY CHAMP The old gag about tl�e aian who owned a dining room going across the street to get something good to eat is on a par with Luther MoCarty's latest stunt of putting himself under Harry Ollmore's care to learn the finer points of boxing. Luther la supposed to be the next thing to a champion, yet he admits that there is a lot ot Btuff in the Queensherry game that he has not yet learned. The idea of a near champion starting out to learn boxing is something out ot the ordinary to say the-least. McCarty does lOt make any pretense ot being.a finished ;boxer, but at the same time all fighters should make a clear study of their profession, so that they can explain the manly art to.others as well as gaining knowledge for tJjeir own benefit It is a pity that America hasn't got more scrappers on the order of �Freddy Welsh, who la a very clever boxer, also a puncher and a master of his ari. Fred not only knows all there is to boxing, but also has a wonderful knowledge of the human body, and has for years supervised his own cooking and is a vegetarian. There will never be any need of Fred to hire a tator. He kno'ws more in a minute than some fighters could get into their head in a lifetime. Welsh is a good example of the intelligent boxer and is a credit to the sport. STREEFOR OUT IN ^lASTROOND BOXIfIG CONTEST AT FERNIE WitNElSSED BY BIG CROWD OF PEOPLE RIICfilEOVERWNG JACK BRITTON, rising star OF LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION worthy OF NOTICE Elevator Prices No. 1. Northern ............-....C? (Special the Htorald).. Ferole, Feb. 20.-In a scheduled fiN teenrtpund boxing contest held in the Granii theatre last night, Oscar Mpr-timec, colored, knocked out Leal Streetor a few seconds before tiho close :of the fifteenth round. After two preliminary contests betweea lo-cal .glove men the two star performers entered the ring. It soon became evident that the colored man had .the ibest of the proposition, as his -wgrk was too scientillo for his opponent. But only X)nce did he have .Stieetor down, and that for five counts. Even hid Mortimer sot succcodsd la laying the knockout blow, he would have been awarded the contest. Streetor was game, however, and-^duritag the flf* teeotth round made a determined effort to turn the odds in his favor, bub three swift punches to the jaw from Mortimer ended the perlormp ance. . A crowd of about one.thousand people witnessed the bouts.'Mortimer bids fair to become prominent as a fighter, as he showed' teal ability and a scientific knowledge-of the game.' MECHANICAL DEVICE May Be Used to Determfrte Balls and Strikes in -American League MACLEOD BOWLERS HERE ON COMING SATURDAY Some Splendid Exhibitions of Scattering Will Result Pin Chicago, Feb. 19.-President Ban Johnson, of the American league, announced his intention last night of investigating a device of a Medford, Mass., man, who claims that by its use umpires can make no mistakes on tlieir decisions as to balls and strikes, A letter was received by the league president, giving a few Ideas of the invention, which is said to be patterned after the telescope, and he says, i-f it is all ffiat is claimed foriti there is a likelihood that i-t would b'a a valuablei addition to the baseball field. .BONESETTER REES^ Believes Miner. provyn Will Around All Right Come RAYMOND BASKETBALL TEAM COMING HERE Play, at the Y. M. C. A. Tomorrow Night-Good Game Promised One of the crack basketball teams of the south -will invade the city on Friday. The K. A. team of Raymond will he here to try conclusions with the Y. M. C..A. five, which recently went south, and fell beforc the K. A. squadi after a hard battle. The locals iw-omise to turn the tablesi on the visitors, and retrieve themselves, A first-oiass gaine is looked for,, and a good crowd will be on hand, it is ex-peated. The game will start at 8, o'clock.' 'While ysrilHe Ritchie is naming opponents ;^hom hev.Vill meet in the future for the titld or suggesting those whom he obnaider* qualified for his clasp he should not overlook Jack Britton. , Ritchie names' Wolgast, Rivers andMcFarlftfld as his three beat opponents, ^yidentily having forgotten all aboiit Britton. In October, 1011, Ritchie> gained a four-round decision over Britton in San Francisco, but that cut no figure when weighing the worth"ot"tBb men at We present time. Since then Brittoii.vhaB beaten some of the bf>st lightweights in the, country, and-heiia nO'\y-;-hus.j; 'trying to arrange anothermeeting,' with Packey MoFarlaii.a, as: his..manager, Dan Slor-S�n^. claims Ja-Ck defeated Packey at Memphis,'When they &et a year ago. DanioVes to writ^.all-about his protege, but at 'the same'time he is not afraid to eend hlin againstr all comers no matter who they may b^. In a letter the other day Ban said; "We want to get' McParland into a match and ithere is ho'bluff, about it. I 'will back all'my statements with the coin I will, hack Britton. against MicFarlahd for $5000 !L side, any distance, 20 rounds- preferred, 'Jack to weigh 135 ringside and Packey can -weigh, 137 at B o'clock; -'T^hJ^wquld be fair enough for: Packey to . grab. Britton will also fight Ritchie at, any time and If he fails to stop the champion in 15 rounds we will'give film the entire purse, no matter'how the bout may terminate? after, the i5th round ends. That goes with Ritchie or we stand ready to match up' with him at any time in the regulation way and at 133 pounds ringside. He can also have a side.to^t of f5000. No'w, we have a riglit to challenge for the title, and it isi .Up to Ritcjiia to accept. The offer also stands for McFarland, as fitated ahbve. And io ... 7� , m 54i 86 83ii - 80 UH 33 30 J, 32 31 28 l.li 4..7.^ 45',. plays attracted attention. The spec: tators soon' began' to have a sllgh' understanding. And soon they began to go to the grounds earlier than | usual Just to see those baseball' games. "Just a few years ago the school au thorities of one p�. our large cltlet made an arrangement whierehy about twenty grammar school..'boys, from California 'went to school in Australia. � ... "Those grammar school boys formed- a baseball team and simply outclassed the best teams wo had. "But now baseball is taking a tremendous hold^ there. Football is, ot course,' our foremost game and probably'always will ibe, but I feel sure that baseball will some day challenge it for supremacy." Carslake still cherishes strong friendship for cricket. . He _ acknowledges that his education In'basebaU Is still-crude. After seeing the big league baseball games, however, he Is amused �When he, recalls his exper lence at the ohampionship cricket matches;,' ONE OF MR. H. F. GADSBY'S SA^ .INGS -'The.RIdeau Club Admirals are loot.' ing forward td the Importation of another haughty, white-collared class, who will look down on Canadian seamen, naval officers, of course, snub-marines, as it were." HARRY HOLMES The ex-Parkdale goal keeper, whoi turned pro. this year. He Is-with the Toronto's and has replaced Raymond Marchand as the regular goal tender. SPORTING NEWS AND NOTES Washington D. C. and Philadelphia golf enthusiasts want public links. University ot 'Pennsylvania will not send a cricket team to England this summer, but may tour next year. The Toronto basketball team, by heating McGill 27 to 20, won the Canadian intercollegiate chainpionship. E. A. Southee, ot Sydney; who has a 'brilliant record as an all-round. Jumper, will bo one of the Australian Rhodes scholars to enter Oxford Ujii-verslty. , . . Wlil bfe?posltively the last day for cheap rates for bowling, pilr. alleys are always in good shape. Coma in and try them'be--fore, the rfjdyotjon in price closes. After above date regular rate's , will prevail.  -, DOMINION BC)WLINGALIjE^^^^^^^^^^ Basenient Dominion Block. '* .\/ * if 81 15299? 18 7 ;