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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 21, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily 21. SPECIALTIES STAND READY to come here for all sporting goods if ou wish to buy the standard article at rock bottom prices. We hare built up an eiiviable reputation for UP-TO-DATE GOODS' such as boxing gloves, .tennia rackets, kates, fishing tackle, croquet sets, base, basket and foot balls, tennis alls, golf balls, etc. Have named what you want? Then come and get it The Lethbridge Sporting Goods Co. MURPHY COMPROMISE. EATED Catcher Klinn to be Reinstated In Return for Murphy's Vote On Schedule. Chicago, Feb. John Kling will play with the Cubs during the coming season, and the National League will adopt a 154-game sched- ule at its meeting next Tuesday. These were the assurances received to-night -by Chicago baseball fans, fol- lowing a conference in Cincinnati this afternoon between President Herr- mann, National Commission, and President Murphy, of the Cubs. At this conference Murphy agreed to drop his opposition to the 154-game schedule and in return for of front on Murphy's part, Herrmann and President Ban Johnson, of the American said to have promised to vote for re-in- statement in organized baseball. The following statement by '-Murphy was telegraphed from Cincinnati to-night: "After my talk with Mr, Herrmann, I decided that Kling would help the win in the world's championship I Kling and I have had a thorough understanding-, and as soon as he Is relnstate4 fto will join the team at West Bad'eni Ind. His salary will be the largest paid any player who is not a manager in the major leagues." Murphy also announced that he had changed his mind, and now favors the 154-game schedule. He "I don't want to do anything to break the harmony of the league. I am not going to be disagreeable over the adoption of the schedule. In fact, on second thought, I am inclined to believe that It would be for the best interests of baseball to play 154 games. I'm the last man in the world to want the world's aeries ab- andoned." PETE GREEN'S LEMON BET. First Defeat Suffered By the Champions-Teams Tie for First Place Largest Crowd On Re- cord Saw Game Montreal, Feb. probably: the largest crowd that ever attended' nian, uesides that he threw them down _ -r.r 'to en -with fhp Tavlor Called the Turn on What Fred Tay- lor Would Do. At the Ottawa Renfrew game a week ago, the Ottawa fans were very sore on Fred Taylor, their former star whom Renfrew stole from Ottawa the first of the season, and the "cyclone" appeared on the ice he was greeted with groans and hisses, also a few dozen lemons, for the Ottawa boys had a certain spite against a hockey match in Canada, the Wan- derers defeated the Ottawas at Arena tonight. The building packed and thousands were to go with the millionaires; Taylor had made the brag that he would was. team and score without trouble. On turned the head of the -lemon racket the fol- away unable to gain admission. The lowing took place .before the game at game was scheduled to have taken place at the Jubilee rink but by mut- consent was transferred to the Scene: Russell House, Friday night Pete Green: "I'll Arena as the Jubilee has only half thei throw a !emon on bet you I will the ice to Fred capacity of the Arena. The to-morrow night, and he rink served the purpose better but itjeither PIck only iiekl about half those anxious icrowd or scoop to see the game. The score at half time was 3 to 3, and the final score was 7 to 5 in favor of the Wanderers. The game was fast and clean. RENFREW WINS vs. Final score: Ren- and throw it in the it off the ice with his stick." George Mulligan: ''I'll take that bet." Second night. Renfrew scene: Arena, Saturday skates on the ice. Fred Taylor calmly reposes surveys on .the his stick and eight thousand people wedged in the building. Pete Green leans far out over, the rail, [and, with unerring aim. rolls a lemon in the land. He was t rliaf T-Qf f Montreal, Feb. Cobalt, at Cobalt, frew 12, Cobalt 7. ...._.. that, rests, at Taylor's feet. Fred NATIONAL HOCKEY' looks at it a moment, then LEAGUE STANDING Picks ir UP> and whirls it high iatr the crowd. "You THE LETHBRIDGE CAFE New, cltan, up to date. All hilj. menu. Quitk Next i Arlington Hotel Orden draying left here will receive prompt attention. H 25 VICTIMS OF THE PUNCH Ring Artists Who Have Been fected by Hard Beatings. Af "He's been slugged daft." How often have we heard that expression, and yet how little heed does the av- erage fight promoter excerc'-.e at times in watching men who ar3 slug ged daft." Maybe, after all, pro- moter is not entirely to blame, lor of all the pugilistic pests that make the life of ,the promoter one of tor- ture and bring out the virtue of jm- ience and forbearance to its this same fighter that degree "hnc same pion has the same confidence in Lira- self as has this class of Maybe, it's accounted for by the fact that as a rule the fighters find in this condition have been ?rcat clianipions in their day and imagine they are as good as ever they There was Kid Parker, whp was ih? pride of the west, and in his day could probably have defeated ar.y Won Lost To Play Ottawa 7 1 4 Wanderers......... 7 1 Renfrew 4 2 6 Shamrocks 2 5 5 Cobalt.............. 1 3 8 Canadiens 1 6 6 Haileybury 2 5 3 The Renfrew-Shamrock game oa January 22, ordered to be played over, does not figure in the above standing. A YEAR FOR PRES. BAN JOHNSON Chicago, Feb. salary of 000 a year and the re-election of Ban Johnson were among the demands laid before the magnates of the Am- erican League yesterday afternoon, when It convened here, by Charles Comlskey, president of the Chicago American League baseball club. Moreover, Comlskey urges that Johnson be re-elected for a term of of- fice coincident with the life cf the new official agreement which the club owners are now considering. NEW PLANS FOR AMERICAN RUGBY says Sullivan Tells How He Lost Decision To Cupid Says His Recent Bridal Bout Has No Brass Band Off to Tour Europe.x John L. Sullivan, one-time world's champion prizefighter irho has lost his latest engagement with Cupid, like a winner. Before leafing for Europe the other day with his bride, he said: "The young lady whom I marrlsd, and who, by the way, is mearly as old as I am, I known all my life. The three plans upon which the in possession of the ball when the subcommittee of the intercollegiate football rules committee will report provide in substance for the following changes of alignment and play: .Plan One. 1. Seven men on the scrimmage line. '1. Xo pulling or pushing of the man with the ball. 3. Prohibition of diving tactics. 4. Ends going down the field not to be body-charged. 5. Players going down the field un- der a punt not to approach nearer than five yards to punter or batcher until he has ,touched the ball, and then coming to tackle him or cliarge forward unless he'rstans to run with the ball. 6. Eliminate on-side kick. 7. First man receiving the ball to be allowed to carry it anywhere. S. Forward pass allowed over-any preceding period closed. 'l. Seven -men on the line of of- in Boston years ago. The -wedding was very quiet. There was no sound ing of trumpets or the playing of brass flowers or nothing. Everything was aa we wanted quiet. "I'm going to Europe for six m.Mili! only t e montin. have a contract with William NL Mor- ris to appear 0.1 his vaudsvilie cir ci.it for ten weeks at fense and three of the backs to at least four yards in the rear tne line. (This would eliminate the Uindem play perfected by Harvard.) 3. P'orward pass to be made am'. caught only by players standing be- hind the lino when the ball is put in play. In "offensive between salary cf 5750 week. I will get an additions of ten more weeks if I ret a gool I don't know wheMior I will go OM- side of England and Ireland, for al that matter will be arranged upon niy arrival in Dublin. I may go to Ono may say Jeffries is the human Dreadnought. While Johnson migh ball must advance it ten yards in! he comPared to one of the ships in consecutive downs or forfeit posses-) L'-an-'ld5an navy. two 25-yard lines, the team with tho the France for a few weeks." Tommy Murphy Next Opponent Far Moren Englishman Expects Easy Conteit But .Murphy Is Regarded as Clever and Willing Lad. tighter, every as a pebble, with the endurance of a six-day bi- ;ycle rider, and never stopped to out of the way of a punch, but thered everything that came his way ivkhout a murmur. Of course, wnr-n he was young and had the stamina and vitality, he could withstand the hard knocks. Then came a spell of llness, and the walloping affected him, affected his brain until now he .s an inmate of the insane asylum at Norfolk, Neb. And yet six months before he was confined, Parker was writing letters to every promoter in the country offering to fight Joe Gana. In fact, he took offence when he was turned down, and often personal en- were just avoided. Then there was poor Jimmy Hand- ler, oi Newark. No better light- ever llTed, aad at one .timo San Francisco, Feb. Tommy Murphy, the clever light- weight, who is to Moran on 28, is expected to arrive here this evening. He will go into training immediately to condition for the" match. Murphy recently went six rounds with Ad Wolgast in Bos- ton. Public opinion had it that Mur- phy won, although no decision was given. Murphy is a clever fighter, and he is expected to make every effort to get on with the winner of the Nelson- fight on Washington's birth- day. In fact, he has already declared that a crack at the championship is BRIEF BREEZY Johnson says" he is going to lick Mr. J. Jeffries, competent suspectors suspect that Mr. J. Jef- fries' mamma will ibe able to recog- nize him when the mill is over. If Johnson is convicted of a charge of assault which is pending against him in New York he will not be out of jail in time to fight Jeffries in July. Eddie Kelly, whom Abe Attell car- ries around the country as an oppon- ent when they can get away with it, looks for all the world .like a map of Ireland. Jack O'Brien makes a chump of him self trying to be a "dresser." Jack spends enough coin on his rags but he has poor judgment. rhe spit ball is passini ball history. During the last two years the spitter has been given up the reason he is making the trip to Pitchers who used it at one time, the Pacific coast Moran already has gone into train- ing, He says he will be in excellent a dispatch from New York a clique-of gamblers have made trim for the match and thinks he will up two pools of each to bet dispose of Murphy early in the fight, 'en Jack Johnson to beat Jeffries. It iiig reports of Johnson dissipating for the purpose of influencing the betting and making Jeffries, the favorite. Sam Langford has signed articles for a twenty round bout with Nat Dewey, the Cheyenne colored heavy- weight, to take place before the Chey- enne Eagles on February 22nd. The old Kenbra Thistles, ex-cham- pions of Liio vrorid, are coming hack into the limelight once more, with an entirely new team. Ed Giroux, the goal keeper tof the old seven, is in Winnipeg looking for games with the best teams there. The present ag- gregation has played together for the past three years without a defeat, and is putting up a great combination game. They are looked upon as fit- out of base- j ting successors to ex-champion Ken- ora Thistles, the team that was made famous by the'work of the great Tom Philips, Ed Giroux, Tommy Hooper, Si Griffiths, and otlier stars who have retired from the game. Philips was ottered a big thing to go back Into the game this season for Renfrew, but refused it. sion. (This article the committee states itself is open to further vice.) Three. lj Seven men on the line of scrim- mage, with the back field of offense limited to four men. center rush al- ways in the center, and no inter- change of players permitted. 2. Eliminate neutral zone- and on- part of the line to men on ends of the line, or behind the line when the ball is put in play. side kick. 3. N'o runner with the ball to re- ceive any help until he has reached the line of scrimmage. This would Plan Two. reduce the weight of the attack. 1. Divide the halves into two per-! 4.- Distance to be gained, seven iods, play to be reaumed by the sidewards in four downs. MMM MM MMM M M UPTON'S POOL ROOM BEST FIXTURES IN ALBERTA BARBER SHOP CIGARS LUNCH COUNTER t Basement of the Oliver Block Suffered Terrible From His Kidneys. Perhaps no other work thaa kidaeya to preeerve health of the and m troubled wUk of eompUint, but do lugprct it. Thera M fettiof tfc poisoaa out of rystem except through the kidatyi, no TC in Ufcinf them out M DOM'I Bob htm against the world. jon seen him in late years? Well, all past glories arc but memories, and you will pity him. And yer he will tell you he can flght as well as ever he could, and hounds the promoter im T city he might be in to give bJm another chance. Look at Kid Lavinge. To many he was the 'best light weight that ever lived, and to-day he is simply a wreck of his former self. Sturdy, strong of limb and heart, he walked into all kinds of punishment Finally it told its tale, and now, although retired, will toll you that he can fight as good; o as' he ever could. j The writer met Jimmy Barry, retired undefeated, with bantam-1 weight championship, in Chicago year ago, and he looked like a up little old man. Yet the same couid fight to-day as good as he ever could. There's Kid Broad the same, and Q> poor Terry McGovern has been slug-1 H; ged so much that they put him in affg sanitarium. But Terry and all rest of them will tell you they can! still whip any man in their class. Week of February 21st, 1910 Lilli Marvellous They help the Iddneyi U fiuth tW nd and poisonous impuritiw which collected. Ihas cut tU bladder and urinary Doan's Edney PilU an entirely table, and may be aafdy taken bv and young. Mr. Dougald A, McTssac, Broad CoW Banks, !N S. "I troubled with my- kidneys for nine months, and with such pains the smsUl of my back all t time that I could hardly get arounr After takint two boxes of Bean's Kidney Pills I began to feel better, and by the time I had takers three I was completely cured." .1 o n per 3 11.25, at all dealrrs or mailed direct T. Milburn Co., Limited, Nelson and "Cyclone" Thompson Matched Has Sinned Articles for Fight Fol- lowing His Go With Wolgast. San Francisco, Feb. i Q Thompson's manager has secured signature of Battling Nelson to arti-10 cles for a forty-five round "battle be held on May before the! club offering the best inducements, j The men are to weigh in at 133! pounds ringside. Nelson fights Wol-j gast on Washington's birthday. j ian Doone In a Big Novelty Mysterious Mystifying I The Irish Comedian, in a yson Bit of Blarney 31 VIEWS OF JOLIET PRISON And its Inmates, Lecture in connection. For Two Nights Only CAMBRIDGE DEFEATS OX- FORD IN ANNUAL MATCH. London, Feb. de- feated Oxford two goals to one. in the annual match at association foot-! ball played at QtreeTfs Clul> this after j noon. The annual rugby match oe-j tween the two universities were play- ed last December "was "woa "by! Oxford 1 Wednesday and Thursday Nigkts lOOHeet.Motion Pictures, showing the Discoverer of the North Pole, his departure on the Roosevelt and the big reception tendered him on his return at Sydney, Nova Scotia Big Drawing for the Diamond Ring taks place Friday, February 25th. Get busy. Just four more nights o I I ;