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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 23, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, rfeMUARY 2*3, 1916 THE LBTHBllIDGK DAILT HERALD PAGE THREE cA new JjphUmpht Glad"' Murphy was an Ideal Canadian Athlete TOOK BROS. Limited, MONTREAL ILLS AFRAID OF 1 ^ AI START OF BOU 'I'wo prize riiij; titles won- suslsiiii-it soon regained confUlence when he found liiat he eoidd iiulhox The Late "Glad" Murphy ? ? ? ? "j* ** * * WILLARD RECOVERING f!lilcuK0. Foh. 22.-T. .tones, niaimger ot .Iokh Wlllard, stated lunlRlit that the llfilitcr and \\\m party would leave for New York next Thursday night, fie said Wlllard's cold had almost disappeared, and that he would hegln trninins in earnest upon his arrival In New York for his bout with Frank .Moran. . GEORGE CHIP LOST TO YOUNG AHERN ON AF Now York. Kob. 22,-tleoi-gy Chip, of Nttwcaatlu, Pa., loriner niiddlc-woight champion, lost on a foul to YouHK Ahearn of this city in the fifth round of a 10-round liout In lirooklyn today. Chip had a decided lead when Ahearn claimed a foul in the fifth round, the cluh physUdan, after examining Ahearn staled thai he had been hit low in the Ijody and the referee allowed the (laim. Heavyweight Go In another bout in lirooklyn today .\ndre Anderson, tbc^ CUicago heavyweight, scored a ttichnlcal knockout over .Ilm Stewart of lirooklyn. the Intter's seconds tlirowinp; up the sponge In tho 6tli round. .-Inderson welglied 20fl and Stewart 212 pounds. * **  * ' .;. .;. The passing away of ((JInd) Alurpliy at Toronto,- wliile expected, cumc as a great sliock to athletic eircles the whole length and breadth of Canada. Ho was a star nthlelo and ho stood for all tlint was J, . , noble and admirable In athletics. �"'".'.'iTliat he was an athlete of wonderful CURLING '�'^ � pliyslii.ue was attested in the fight ho jiut up for his life, after receiving the and landed several left jabs on opnoni'iit in tlic lirst round. In the next round Wells fought| i,j,ry that culminated in his death. Smith all over'the rin(?. Soon after | ^^.^^ about six feet and built,.in the (ipi'nini;; of tlie third round,. Wells ! j;ot in a lif^li^ upporcul which lloorcd Smith. Well Matched MIddleweights ThR Sullivan-tVKcc'fe li.uilit was nice .nroportlon. It was in tho second half of,,the opening "Big ,Four" rugby game- at Kosodale Hold, Toronto, Oct. 0th last, when .Murohy, in attpfliptlng a flying tackle of Sammy Jlahson, of the Tig give and take aliair. There v.ere spv-|er.s, missed and alighted heavily. Ho oral sliarp excliaiiKCs in the tirstdid not arise, l-'ellow players rushed found. The men s:,'cmed well inaldi-ito him as did al^ Dr. Smirlie ,Law-ed, hut for tlirea rounds Sullivan, son, also of the Argonauts. When it plainly had the bs-tter of it. was found .Murphy was jmrtlnlly Honors were even in the next six | paralyzed, the press table, was aecur-round.s ; liien C'Keeie started hurri- od aijd Murjihy was carried ort tho cano (lulitini; in which he demon.strat- field and rushed to the hospital. � ed-that he was Sullivan's n\ast, r in i I'>om the lirst, no hope was hold ti.e inli.ghtini; i',amc. The iDiith.iout for his recovery. , There way'an tli'ienlli, tv.Tlfth, thirteenth and inj.ury to the spine that would render ..........hi ma helpless invalid, in any event. Indeed, only tho splendid i)hyslque of the athlete, and his undaunted courage, kept him alive for so many months.. A tew weeks ago, on., the advice of a famod Cliicagl) surgeon, an operation was. attempted as a last LOCAL BONSPIEL AT FERNIE Kernle, Feb. 22.-The local bon-splel was oonimenced last night in the rink, some twenty rinks entering the competitions. In the Fernie club competition, Cummlngs defeated Wallace; T. Heck defeated H. Liphardt; Hauldry defeated Lancaster; Burland defeated llerchmor, and McLaren defeated b. E. McDonald. In the P. Burns competition, Stewart defeated Brown; Irvine defeated Prentice; Carniichale defeated Williams, and il. ,1. Johnson defeated Daniels. The (i.MO draw had to be cancelled owing to soft ice, hut the two hitter draws were idayed on, fairly good ice. Today, in tho la'| ^.^^ ,ei,, was shown wh?n an O'Keefi'. FAMOUS ATHLETE DEAD International Runner of Thirty-Five Years Aqo Passes Away at Boston tloslon, I'-eb. 22.-.lolin Powers, who 35 years ago was internationally famous as a professional runner at distances from 220 to 500 yards, is dead here. His greatest race was a special match at .l-Il) yards against Ed. Tl.sdalo at Mystic Park in ISSO, when he won a purse of $20,000. In a tour of this country, and of Kngland, wiiich followed, he won every race. BILLIARD CHAMPION DEAD Chicago, Fob. 22.-Calvin S. Demar-cst, former nniatenr champion billiard player and later a leader among the professionals, died at Elsin Asylum for the Insane last night, it was learned today. Dcmarost suffered a nervous breakdown hist ,Inne and attack-c(I his wife with a knife. She was saved from serious inlur." by Domar-est'a mother. The billiardist was talt-cn for treatment to a rest cure, but failed to Improve and was removed to tho asylum. MICHIGAN-CANADIAN LEAGUE Bay City, Fob. Si.-A Michigan-Oanadian hafioball league of Class C may bo organized this season, it was learned on good authority here today. The towns proposed are Bay City, Saginaw and Flint of the South iSliohl-gan league, with Port Huron as the fourth Michigan ulub, and London, Hamilton, Brantford and St. Thomas of the Canadian league. Fastest Stock Motorcycle on the Market. BICYCLE REPAIRS Cheapest and Beat D. E. MacDonald GUNSMITH and INDIAN MOTORCVCLE Agent. 407 5th St. S, i . n Phone 1032 Sketch of Career William Kwart Gladstone Murphy was horn and educated lu Kingston, going to Toronto some years ago in the course of liia promotion in the Dominion Bank. , He at once rose to the pinnacl&iof fame in . the sporting world and was without a doubo the cleverest, and best all round athlete in Canada- at the time of his Injury. , Hockey Player Besides' being ad.Uidgcd by the international rugby olllclals last fall "as the most useful man to his team in the union," ho has been a great hockey iilayer and a splendid oarsman. For four years he played on the senior O. H. A. runners-up with Argonauts and St, Michaels and was one of tho strongest and ablest defence men in the game. iTe was with Argonauts in tlie final in I'.Hi and with St. .Michaels 19ia, 11)11 and lUlC, Great Oarsman As an oarsman Murphy was in the Argonaut senior eight, winners of practically every regatta thej- entered. Ho' was in the laist Olympic eight and in this department of sport as In tho other two lie was always of the host. "Glad" Murphy, a big powerful athlete, never forgot tht^t sport is play and recreation, ami entered Into the enjoyment of it ns a pleasure. Bver smiling even in the thick of the bat^ tie he gave and took with the same haiipy smile. This hig, good-natured athlete never forgot tlmt ho was a gontlonmn on or off the field and was perhaps ns re spoeted for that ciuite as much as for fis prowess as n player. Ready Fop War Murphy,- who has a brother at tho front, did not wish to play this gamo In which he was injured, lest a hrok on arm or bono might-keep Iiim from comploting his aviation coui'sq and going to the front. He had just finished tho water part oC the course and was about to enter on the land portion. ' .  , , Charlie Gise, from the "Dardanelles, writing to a friend,, said: "I know Murphy was of the.Blul'C that could not be kept away froju tho war.,'',That s,mn8 up the character oC this young man,'a'physloal and inoral giant, �� His :FamIly . "Glad" Murphy was 27 years of ago, and was the son of the lata,-J, Murphy, of Montreal and Kingston, and is- survived hy his mother,/three sislerB and two brothers, one at-the front and one-in'tho States. WINNIPEB BONSPIEL CLOSES Winnipeg, Feb. 22.-Winnipeg's greatest and most successful bonsplel in many years was concluded here last night with Byde Hallock's civic aggregation the champions of , the monster curling carnival. Hailock won 1-1 games and lost but one in the open events. Yesterday he disposed of Gillespie in the senii-llnal -;r the Tetley Tea and followed it up by defeating Gra-den, of the Granite, in the final, Tt to 3 In ten ends. Rochon, of the Thistle, and iGlllespie, Moose Jaw, tied for second in the Grand Aggregate. Gillespie took away two cups with him after his big doings; he captured the McLai'en, an open event, by a wonderful shot on the twelfth, when he drew on the button with his last rock to beat Adams, of Regina. He won tho Hobinson In a similar manner from Hewitt, of Melita, tho latter having the tying shot in the four foot ring when the Moose Ja-vv crack drew right into the two foot ring for shot. LEONARD KNOCKS OUT MURPHY Philadelphia, Fch, 21.-Benny Leonard, the New York lightweight, knocked out Jimmy Murphy, of this city, in tlie last round of a six round bout here tonight. Leonard outpointed JIurphy throughout the entire six rounds. BUTLER WON FROM WALLACE Kansas City, Feb. 22.-"Red" Butler, Kansas City, won the decision ever Otto Wallace, Milwaukee, in a io-ro.und fight here last night. They are lightweights. ERTLE AND SHUBERT DRAW New Bedford, Mass., Feb. 22.-A 12-ronnd bout between Bantamweight Johnny Brtle of St. Paul and AI Shu-jjiert of this city,, here today was declared a. draw. , LEACH CROSS KNOCKED OUT Cincinnati, Feb. 21.-Milburn Savior of' Indianapolis Icnockod out Lcach Cross of iVcw^ork h&e tonight in the fifth round of a scheduled 10-round bout. The men are lightweights. CLOSE FED AFFAIRS SATURDAY Chicago, Feh. 22.-What is expected to he the final meeting of tho Federal league owners, scheduled to take pla6e here next Saturday, probably �will deal with winding up the financial affairs of the league. President Weeghnian said today. A small assessment upon the stockholders is expected. WATCH DOGS GUARD FliENClI TEENCIIES 1 If u w iii S! u u u 4 If If If li If � If If If If It If If If If If If If f If If If If If if If u II If If If If If If li If 1 1 II II il N H II n II H II 1 J I 1 1 1 1 i I il i 11 1 1 1 1 1 A 1 l ? ? ? ? ? EDDIE COLLINS > ? IS EMULATING BILLY SUNDAY > ? ? .;. .;. ,;. ,;. ,;, .;. .j. .;. .;. Palmyra, N. J., Feb. 22.-Eddie Collins, star second baseman of tho White Sox and formerly a member of the Philadelphia Athletics !|I100,000 infield, made a home run with 500 persons who heard him break into the gospel league yesterday in his first venture as a platform speaker before a church audience. They applauded when he handed booze some wallops that would have done' credit to Billy Sundn.'\ . 'M3aseball, business and tho world itself will' be better off when John Barleycorn^ is dumped overboard," he said. The ' Bpworth Methodist Sunday school, before which Collins spoke, is one of the largest In South Jersey. 'SAHTAt CAPSULES J MIDY QATARRH �1 1 ,",'oCtlio. . . .BLADDER I - roliuvod in I 24 HOURS y .utfKltr^rfc'^^ ' iinmu �S- \^ French military dogs are ot groat value in searching for wounded soldiers and they some:times mount the parapets of the trenches and give timely warning of the approach of the enemy. .Photo shows tho dog being traiired. RECRUITS POURING IN tor. The crowd gave the speakers a'^ splendid reception, and at the close' of the mcctinp; two men oamo {oi'-� ward and attested. (CoxTiNUEi) riiOM FnoNT Page) ROSSLAND TEAM WINS' .\t the winter carnival, of IDlfi the Rossland hoys handed ,;the Nelson septette and-their followers the surprise of, their life by, taking five straight games, thereby -winning tho international cuo and-, B, C. shield. They outplayed and outgeneraled their opponents in every, contest and won -without a fluke. conclusion: of peace. At this juncture he called William Baker to come lor-ward. "Mow manv sons have you in uniform, Mr. Baker ?" "1 have four, sir," said the proud father. "Any more relatives "Yes,, si.v or seven-maybe more." "Listen to that. Why this man will soon hiivc n Baker's doMn in tho ranks," e.xclaimed Mr. ^Elton, "and say, inothErs, the dear mother of those four vouur not love her sons any the less, but she loves her country more. And that is the kin;lco. Trainer Kddie Uleason jvill, wear tho uniform of the 180th Sportsineri'K Bat; tulIou.,.aud Bph has,been ttrtiiloryi ino iHuin aporisinens wni-Steeplfiphnse' lUder; Sjinp'-en given ti '"iuoimt" iiJ the IS s ! are giving a percentage of their Sales. ; ... .See that tliey Do a Big Day's Business . . .. ;