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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 6 The Lethbridge Daily Herald, Thursday, February 24, Mo. STAND READY to come here for all sporting goods if ou'wlsh to buy the standard article at rock bottom prices. We have built up an enviable rejhitation UP-TO-DATE GOODS such as boxing gloves, tennis rackets, kates, fishing tackle, croquet sets, basket and foot balls, tennis alls, golf balls, etc. Have named what you want? Then come and get it. The Lethbridge Sporting Goods Co. OLYMPIC GAMES WILL BE HELD IN ATHENS THIS SUMMER. in Spite of Reports to the Contrary, Meet Is Said to be Coming Off And Old Country Athletes Are Making Preparations. New York, Feb. Olympic games are to be held at Athens this spring despite reports to the contrary and not a few of the athletes on the other side of the water are making preparations to be there. Last fall the English Amateur Athletic associa- tion decided not to send a and MACLEOD CLAIMS BELIEVES WILL ATHLETICS BEAT OUT THE TIGERS THIS YEAR. The Coieman Hockey Team Again Routed By the Breezy City Septette Coieman, Alta., Feb. hock-1 4l ey championship of the "Crow" early m the week is been settled 'and in a most decisive isevera! thousand dollars' Iie Is manner. It belongs to .Macleod and bis moncy there is ,no room for quibbling odds to 7, "rawhiding" about it ami hav1ng ia getting OD- The question of supremacy tonight I Philadelphia, Feb. the Ath letics will beat out the Tigers in 1'JIO league nice is the proposition on whlch a phiIadelPMan to on the Coieman ice in the, second game between Coieman' and Macleod. j Coieman had won the championship of I the west end league and Macleod ofi tfc.'east end. A series for the cham- 1 pionship of the line was then ar- i ranged between the two teams, first of which was played at Macleod and won by the home team by a i bet, of to was day' their now it is said it has not changed its of policy, but has announced that if the Coieman' claimed that the athletes care to go they are at liberty that the rink at Macleod was to do so ax their own expense. Tne first country to make a definite move for the Athenian grimes is Aus- much smaller than regulation size ac- counted for Macleod's victory and as- serted confidently that there would be The hand-book men decline to veal the identity of their client. Chief Bender, who is in Detroit, de- nies that he is the man whom the i sPorts intrusted with icash. Backers of the Tigers dope the Athletics to xvin fewer games that they did last year, because of their long post-season trip to the coast, and the aging of Plank and Bender. or ade Suit F ree The latest; the best style, and the best quality Tailor Made Suit in our store to the boy who will send us before April 15th the largest number of English-spoken words (no two alike) made from the letters comprised in the two verv a different story tn t-e'l "when the Wood and Siaie for the Marathon game was played at Coieman race. The Australian papers to hand on ice IarSe enough to render success- are, responsible for the news, hut IT jful combination possible. So confi- other athletes are to be sent there j -were the of the Cole- is no mention made of their names so 'ajld tLeir supporters that far.. I the betting was rampant and fully 5500 was staked bv the local Except President Taft mlgm order tnat the total sum put up did not a team to be mustered here, there is j run into thousands was onlv due to aardly any possibility that Amenca thp fanf fhaj. f, me lace tnat the Macleod people who n Columbia University, is the American money to put up representative of the 'international 0 Olympic' committee, and it Is d'? NELSON SAYS HE WAS NOT IN SHAPE known what his views are about send- an American team to Athens. the around the home team and San Francisco, Feb. that >lhe smoke of the fight lias cleared away, the sporting world is devoting its attention to the pos- sibility of a second meeting between nhe two men. Nelson demands an- other chance. He insists he was not in form, that he should have had a chance when Referee Smith stopped! the fighting.- Wolgast says Nelson will have to" wait. McK McG uire No proper names allowed. This list must be sent in a sealed envelope, and only boys from 10 to 15 years of age are eligible. Every boy, ao matter where he lives, is invited to take part in this contest. In addition to the above, every contestant must have his list headed in the following McKelvie McGuire, only exclusive Men's Outfitters in Lethbridge Sole Agents for Fit-Reform Clothing. Art Tailoring Clothing The Geo. A. Slater Invictus Shoes _, the local men at every yuryuses to exercise tne priv- Tlie Amaiear Athletic Unlot, could point of the Rame. winning by a score liege of the championship now that he muster a team and so could the In- Of 5-0. has won the title. He tercollegiate Association, but any for- eign fixtures around April or. Hay would, interfere with the dual college Macleod" The hut bovs the wiry were very the ever, little otlier fight. Sporting writers are in- clined to doubt that the men will meet fast Eee-t and by their quick- j again. They apparently concur meets' and the championship, so that on the college man would be out of it npsc; !n, ...._ A ess ana last skating more than made fceving that kelson has gone back and for Athens. In 1906, when Amenca cp for what in that Ws age f sent a team men were not the The combination on which Coieman Draining have told upon him at last best m the land but nevertheless they laid so ffiuch stresSi was conspicuous Tjle eveQt Qf J won the point honors ami no doubt by its abscnce( :almost entirely, be beU-een Nelson and Cvdone as good a team ii not .better could be while the visitors played a splendid Their mamgers mustered now. __ r combination game throughout. Dur- much "of the play the home team Jack Johnson Makes a Speech are trying to arrange a 45 round match to be held at no distant date, kept the puck in Macleod territory j and they are said to have virtually but the lack 01 combination coupled agreed to general terms, .the rwlnner with the most spectacular work of to challenge Wolgast. Macleod goal served to prevent Is Jack Johnson the illiterate that he is generally supposed to he? Here is a speech credited to him and supposed to have been delivered be-j fore the colored men's branch of the! Y. M. C. A. in New York, containing numerous combustions of the lungs j would crack the average poUtj ,isitors, Coieman from scoring. In fact the one-sided score was more directly f CANADIANS TO to thc magnificent work of the Macleod.. goal keeper any other element entering for although Colenaan Canadian Society of in Combination, nevertheless j quested 5th Regt A. A. team shot the i to Ask Canucks to INVADE STATES Re- Compete. him' invasion of athletes prehend the psychology of pugilism i it is essential that the student grasp i, T.he. first goal was scored by Mac-jmto the United States promises to the distinction between its venal side'', ln lcs' thaix half a minute of dimensions of a size never and that side which makes for the up-! P- ,anQ three goals were j of- building of manliness, with all first hah' OQC of The ability of the Canucks has be- in the common acceptation of the; __.a c, Tfle other two widely known and promoters in THE WEST BRIEF BREEZY "He can't be beaten at his weight." they said oi Terry McGovern, of Young Corbett, Joe'Gans, and Bat- It is not likely that Wolgast, the Cadillac, Mich., surprise, will .'take any notice of Joe challenge. tling Nelson, but the inevitable has f? ol Joe cnaiienge never failed. Each in his turn has I Gans might be a worthy antagonist never failed. Each in his turn has been sent to the wall. It follows in all weights. The next to go may be Jim "JeSries. The second annual meeting of the Lethbridge Rifle .Association is call- ed for Tuesday, March 1st. {for a limited number of rounds but at that he would not be as good a drawing card as Cyclone Thompson or another match with Nelson, which is a probability. Future races at.the Madison Square Garden will be decided over a turf track. Ail the runners are objecting to running on boards, and rightly too. Joe G-ans has come through with a meet Wolgast. Joe, you were the only king of the pack in your palmy days, but since then you have been lost in the shuffle. Barney Holden, Late of Winnipeg, Now Playing with the Montreal Shamrocks The Shrubb-Longboat race sched- uled for last Saturday did not come otf. One had a yellow streak and the other was j 1'es, I guess we'll let Medicine Hat stay in the league-, if they really feel so bad about being left out It would j be a shame to destroy that last spark i of real life left in the Hat Tommy Burns fcas not faded away, as many might suppose. He clashes with Lang in Australia on March 28, for the heavyweight championsh'ip of the Antipodes. Ban Johnson is going to receive a cool for looking wise and be- ing president of the American league, he'll soon begin to think he's a big- ger baseball man than C. J. Eckstorm. t Tennessee. The tabernacle erected at Nashville for Sam Jones' evangel- istic services has been transformed into a fighting pavilion, and some big bouts will be pulled off there. Extraordinary interest is being tak- en by the sporting element all through Canada in the keen race for the Na- tional Hockey League championship. With Ottawa and the Wanderers go- ing neck neck, and Renfrew com- ing down the stretch wearing a gar- rison-finish smile, it looks 'as if the world's championship baseball series would Oe dwarfed into insignificance. What will come as a result of all mass of evidence taken at Ot- tawa racing and the gambling con- nected Will. the. sport of princes be abolished, and that noble animal, the horse, allowed to drift downward to his.doom? Or will rac- ing be put on a better basis, the bookmaker be given a place in soc- iety, and the talent allowed to dec- orate the rails? term, it implies. By natural m thc second Ttiail Parts are inviting local men'to age, the subject separates automati-1 h a -grea Ramc and was witnesseci their meets. The latest invitation cally into those twain 1 an Iramense crowd, many of whom j is from Baltimore, Maryland, wher 4. came from other places on thr lino hcations, norms, terminologies, or de-i on tne line. partments. I take it that what I say is obvious without further ex- egesis or elucidation. Good. "Depth of lung, then, aimougn of assistance, is not quintessential nor scheme, plan, or scope of pugilism. Sobriety, application, sobriety. Write those down in your notebook. Before going to deliver his lecture Johnson suffered a moment of em- barrassment at Jefferson Market BIG FIGHT IN SAN Place of Battle Has at Last Been Decided San Francisco, Feb. 23; Court, where he was held In son-Jeffries fight will take'place bail on a charge brought by Norman fore the Broadway Athletic Club, of PJnder, that Johnson had beaten hJmj which Griffin is the manager. It was and thrown him down the stairs of! organized only a few weeks ago. "Baron" Wilkes' saloon in West Thir-j Thc fact that this club is to get a ty-fifth street. Finder, while John-i permit from the board of supervisors big set of is to be held on [.March 12 George Goulding, the j Central walker; Jack Tait, the West I End miler, and Bobby Kerr, the Ham- i ikon sprinter, have been asked to j compete. Each of these three stars received "offers" yesterday. The meet will be held in the Armory of j.the oth Regiment, Infantry of Alary- j land, under the joint auspices of that I regiment and the John Hopkins Um- jversity. The track in this armory runs eight Lips to the mile, and there also room for a 100-yard straight- The events In Canadians will start will be P affairs. three Canadian stars SHAMROCKS GO DOWN TO l that' stage of the game looked like DEFEAT BEFORE OTTAWA winners, but Ottawa seemed to get j bacK their form and in the second 'half Montreal. Feb. defeated i won out. Ottawa players seemed to Shamrocks tonight 'by the score of 9 be out of shape after their hard game to 6. The score at half time was 4 with the Wanderers last Saturday to 3 in favor of Shamrocks, who atj night. ON AT FERNIE (Special to the Herald; bonspiel, three days, opened in the big rink this afternoon Fsrnie, Feb. which is to last of Mary-Uvith fifteen entries in the different tne son was quaffing champagne, had said! caused Rickard and Gleason'to come invitation' M {t was, competitions. 'Besides eleven Fcrnic that he could remember when the j to an understanding by which the con-; at soclcty that the 5th rinks, there are four rinks from Cran- champion used to absorb rnmmrm A. A. were induced'to con- "brook. Rinks from Nelson, Leth- It is not known yet bridge, Calgary and Macleod were ex- cracks will be pitted ]pccted, but other arrangements have I interfered with the arrangements here making it impossible for those from the prairie to attend. champion used .to absorb common j tost between the heavyweights will be beer with loud gurgles of delight staged under the auspices of the club.! j in the contest this afternoon. No. 2 rink, composed of Sherwood Hcrch- mer; L'aVrer, Adair galleon 'vs. Fred Johnson, Stevenson, Alexander and Dubois, result On No.' 3 ice, H: J. Johnson, Dob- rjner, Wflkes and Harwood, went down to defeat in their contest with E. R. Dill, Blundell, Boulton, and Mi- against the visitors. UPTON'S POOL ROOM BEST FIXTURES IN ALBERTA CIGARS LUNCH COUNTER SPORTING NOTES, lard Score on No. 4 T i BARBER SHOP ice seemed to have the most exciting time of it and made a score of James John- Anderson and Sullivan j defeating Olgson, Kastner, Wallace Among those who think that Mr. J.i There are six fine sheets of ice, so Johson is going to get his block that twelve rinks can he at play at knocked off, we might mention the one time and it is evident that thc and name of Mr. J. Jeffries. icc win bc occilp5cd all thc tlmc> j Tonight 'our other rinks, including Manager Bettinson. of _. ._._.._ of the Cranbrook rjlavprs will Lacrosse in B. C. seems to be leak- ing into politics. Tommy Gifford of Westminster has been to the Capital to interview the premier, who is also a cup trustee, as to the Montreal dates. The champions want dates not later than June 1st, and the Prem- Rentrew is not by any means out jot" the running yet for the National Hockey League championship. defeat by the Wanderers last Saturday night makes "it possible for 'the millionaires .to win or at least tie for-the cup at .the close of the Ottawa and the Wander- lost one ier naturally promises to do his very L" One two, .and all three have yet to play est for them. And why not? The member from Montreal never raises his voice nor casts his vote in the B. C. legislature. Should Renfrew win We don't know that boxing is going back much, according to the hop from the rest of their games, chances for look ripe. From Che dope sheet Renfrew has its opponents fad- ed without a doubt They are just now beginning to show their class, and it ought not to surprise anyone if they do come through on top. Our Brewmaster Says To Us: National (Sporting Club of London, declares the Jeffries-Johnson match is not worth 4- 4- 4- the OHve, -f -f a purse. Bettinson Is bitter American boxers. He says they are too slippery for one to deal The Steclc Brewing Co. cntcr tbc contcst Jn grand challenge cup is the goal for trja] all will aim. Then there is Cameron Qf Cmbrook tnc r. Henderson of Parnie; Grant and Co. cup, and i.he consolation cup, of- Liphardt, both of Fernie- and T R fcred by the Elk Valley Brcwinc Co. T' R" "You need not hesitate to recommend Alberta's Pride-as one of the very best beers on the market today. u r "l uhave becn brcwinS beor for twenty years now and neve- heroro have I turned out a product with which I was so well satiaf iee as I am with Lethbridge beer. vWHu St3ch rer'iarkably "ne water as this brewery uses with the best barley and hops I ever saw, we are enabled to produce -i beer of which I am exceedingly proud." BRINK ALBERTA'S PRIDE t If you use beer at home get a sample case. You'll like it believe you'll say it's the best beer you ever drank. We l-lth. most of them being keener "on Suable C- i doing you than fighting for your W cup thesc brook, and one other team will keep so there are no hie purses for !thc same ro-arinS till bexi time. -j- ovor thero. 'nc Mlirns was thc j The wi'-aUur is ideal for the first to bc started, with three rinks and soft feathery snow is tailing. The Lethbridge Brewing Malting Co., Ltd. PHONE NO. 554. -f -t- -t- -f- -f -t- -f- -f 4- -f -f ;