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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 25, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24- 1915 T H B L E T F n RIOG E DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE FAMOUS SHEWN M OF CALGARr GOES UP IN SMOKE WILl NOT STAGE BOUT IN Haraoa Selected Now as Scene for Willard Johnson Go Says Latest Advice Toronto, Orrt., x F�l>. 35.-Tom Flanagan, who managad Jack Jehnton, tka negro puglliat, for the flslic wtth Jamcia J. Jaffriea at Rano, auMuncad today that he re-�alv�d a ablaflram from Johnaon ^ at HavMia. In %�M�h Johnaon aald ha had eatM off the fight wtth Jea^ Wlllard aat for March 6 at Juares, and that the fight would ooour In Havana. SPECULATING ON THE NEGRO'S MOVEMENTS El Paso, Tex., Feb. 24.-The whera-IkboUte of Jack Johnson was not divulged todiay by the promoters of the iJohnson-Willard bout at Juarez, Which liaa been postponed from March P to some indftinitc date. It was intimated that after .Johnson's disappearance at Havana yesterday he had nailed tronri Havana for some Mwficau ^ort. Tt has boeti suggested that Johnson jTiay attempt to enter Mexico through Indoor Baseball League Formed The y.M.C.A. business men's gymnasium ciaas have organized an indoor baseball league of three teams amonfr the business men of the city, to 1)6 called the BuslueSB Men's, Real Estate and Herald teams. A. C. Ra-worth is captain of the Business Men's team, F. B. Ross the Real Eb-tate team, and H. Nicholson the Herald team. The games will be played off every Wednesday night at 5.15. A game to consist of seven innings to each con-toatlDg team. The games shall he governed by Sptildlng's Indoor Baseball Guide, 1914-15. iMt night the Business Meh played the Real Estate men. The. game was of an enthusiastic nature, and Captain Rosa Jed his team of Real Estate men to victory with a score of 26-15. The batteries were Ross and Pisher for the Real Estate, and Raworth and Stewart for the Business Men. The next game will be on Wednesday next at 5.15, between the Herald and Real Sstate. Calgary, Keh., ?.5.-Damage approximating (ittv thousand dollars, was caused by a fire which totally destroyed Sherman's rink, the scene of so many historic hockey encounters and political meetings at noon today. The building, which is owned by Senator Lougiiccd, is said tu have hecri fully covered by insurance. All that remains of the' rink now is a pile of ashes and twisted Iron bars. Neighboring houses and tlio Ciulillac Garage on 15th Ave. wt^re slightly damaged. A huge crowd watched tlie fire. Little attempt was made to extinguish the burping rink owing to the inflammable nature oi its construction, the firemeh confining their efforts to the saving of adjoining buildings. . . "BATTED BASES," NEW PLAN SUGGESTED FOR COMPUTING AVERAGES BOTH GOO Ottawas Lost to Canadiens and Wanderers Were Defeated by Quebecs Montreal, Feb. 2+.-Canadiens tonight defeated the Ottawas by a score of 3 to 1. Four minutes from the end of the third period, with the ^ianzanillo, a west coast port, which i score tied, Ernie Dubeau broke away is reported to be about to faH into with the puck after it was forced Villa's hands. This would give him a clear railroad paasage'' to Juarez without pasaine through tlie lines of the troops of Carranza, who is re-borted a� having ordered his offioials to prevent the American negro's entrance on the ground that he is a 'ugitive from justice in the Uniifced states. This plan would necessitate John-pen's crossing the continent through Tuateniala, altogether a trip of a ortnlght. CARRANZA IGNORES ORAM TEI>B- Hav^na, Feb. 24.-Indications point to the-probability 4hat Jack John'-son, heavyweight pHgillst, will aban-|on for the present his intention to Sroceed to Tamplco, in order to reach . uarez for the proposed fight with iJesa Willard, originally arranged to take place on March 6. No reply came today to Johnson's cable message to General VenustianoCarranza requesting Carranza's permission tor him to {lass through the constltulsionalist ines, but Johnson believes the difli-bulties of transportation to Juarez from Tampico would bo insuperable. The boxing promoters here, of mrhom there are three rival corabina-Hions, are now engaged in efforts to induce Johnson to arrange a cham-toionsbjp fight with Willard in Ha-tanna at some time in the near future, probably the first week In fkTarch. Johnson, it is understood, otters no objection to a fight here, declaring that he has made all efforts to carry out his engagement to meet M'illard at Juarez, OLD COUNTRY FOOTBALL LEAGUE TABLES aside by. Vezina on Ottawa, and zig- aside by Vezina of Ottawa, and zig- Benedict out. The game was fast and fairly clean. QUEBEC 5, WANDERERS 4 Montreal, Feb. 24.-Wanderers tonight, playing at Quebec, went down before the Quebecers by 5 to 4. At the end of the third period the score was tied, but. after 25 minutes' overtime play Quebec secured the odd tally. TORONTOS BEAT SHAMROCKS Toronto, Feb. 2i.-In a alow and uninteresting game here tonight Tor-ontos defeated Shajnrocks, 5 to 1. The score fairly indicates the play. Shamroeks attacked quite as many times as Toronto* but seldom, got near the goal. Treauth,. from"^'. the Maritime professi6nal! leaji^ue,' tri�d out with Shamrocks and maAVIS World's Lightning Oil Painter DEMON OF 1 HE KAILS See the struggle with the insane engineer of the Fast Express Toniglit Tonight LIEUT. GARNSWORTHY Whose "ship, an au.\iliary cruiser, ha.s been lost. In notifying the Toronto relatives the Admiralty did not give the name of the cruiser. Lieut. Garnsworthy was a captain in the merchant marine and belonged to the Royal Navy Reserve. FRANCHISE FORFEITED Jerssy City Club Did Not Meet Obligations of International Leanue Impression. LEAGUE DIVISION I. W. D. h. V. A.Pt. 13 12 12 1'2 Mdhara Athletic Manchester City Sheffield Wed. ... fGvertott.............. JJlackbutn R........ 13 Sundeirland ........... 14 West. Brom. Alb.. 12 Sheffield United ... 10 Bradford City ... Bradford ............ Mlddleebro ,........... 8 Aston Villa ......... 8 flurnley ,................ 9 Liverpool.............. 8 �'Newcastle United. 7 Hancbeatej:, United 5 Chelsea �................. S bolton Wandereis. 8 ToiJtenhara Hot. .. 6 Notts County ...... 5 WALLACE'S CURLERS) W)N CUP Fernle, B.C., Feb. J34.--Iu the local bonspiel this week -the - .^rand challenge cup presented by the rtertoi*-Fort Steele Brewih|; tio;, wa�Vwon'-by ,T. n. Wallace's rink, the latter defeating Burland's rink, 11 to 10. CURLING PROHfBIT GAMBLERS FROM SEEING HOCKEY GAMES N.H.A. Disclosures May Simmer Down to Nothing -Officiala Satisfied Crooks Will Lay Off Montreal, Que., Feb. 24.-The sensational disclosures of attempted bribery of hockey players to induce them to throw games in the N.H.A. in Toronto by prominent gamblers, appear likely to simmer down without serious publicity. T. Emmett Quinn, president of the association, yesterday received several affidavits regarding the attempt. President Quinn has furnished Sol Solman, manager of the Toronto Arena, with the names of the would-be bribere, and asked his co-operation In stamping out the evil. iMr. Quinn is confident there will be no further trcuble there, and It is stated the accused gamblers may be barred from all N.H.A. rinks. The president has notified the managers of the N.H.A. cluhg to e.\pel any player found gambling on the result of the N.H.A. games. TORONTO TEAM WILL GO AFTER THE ALLAN TROPHY Victorias Making Tentative Arrangements In Case They Win Out in East Three sheets of ice were in good coadlticn last night. The Summit tin-a'l between K. D. Johnson and Hugh Scott ended in favor of Hugh with the score 15-9.- John Bruce'* rink Is holding Its own, and by beating Roy.Dav''] idson puts his quartette In the final for the Pagnuelo with J. W. Nelson. The prospects look good for tonight's Cadillac game between L. W. Clark and James Alrd for the challeiigei-B and Hugh Scott and D. D. iMoNabb, the holders of tlie cup. Challenges are in .5 58 42 33, 5 33 25 32 oi'der for this competition, and these 6 46 80 32, games will likely occupy the ice I'oi-the remainder of the season. 8 12 11 4 7 51 30 81 9 63 46 31 2 10 62 54 80 5 8 34 23 29 8 i 31 25 28 6 '41 32 28 9 40 47 26 CHECKERS LEAGUE DIVISION II. A big battery of checker board en-9 44 48 35 thusiasts were seen In action last 8 10 38 55 24; night In the slow fire tournament for 5 11 40 35 23 I the Wright Cup. The results were as follows: Brandow 5, Buchau 3; WMght 4, Forrest 4; Nicholson 5, Stewart 3; Johnston 6, Nicholson 2; McCarty 5, FuUerton 3; Moore 8, Wheatcroft 0; Reed 4, Buchan 4; Young 5. Moore 3; iMoRac 6, 'Pennington 2; B>randow 7, Carr 1. Games Friday Night Wright - Johnston; Carr - Buchan; Nicholson - Pennington; Brandow - Mc-8 55 28 34'Carty; Wheatcroft-FlemliiB; Reed-Mc- 6 11 40 52 22 C 11 32 35 20 10 11 34 42 20 9 10 32 41 10 3 14 50 57 19 7 13 38 63 19 7 14 30 46 17 W. D. I.. F. A.Pt. Derby Counlv .......17 6 4 58 23 40 Woolwich Arsenal. 15 4 8 55 28 34 ^ , � ^ a. , Hirmingham ..... 13 4- 6 50^3 30 "ae; FuHerton-Stefwart; Y'oung-Har- Preston N. E....... 11 fiarnsley............... 14 Huddersfiefd T..... 18 Bury................ 11 Stockport County. 11 Bristol City ......... U Wolverhampton W. 11 Clapton Orient .... 9 Hull City ............. 11 ?ulham................. 10 Lincoln City ....... 9 Notts I'orest Laeds City ........ Grimsby Town , Btackpobl ......... Leicester Fosse Blossop ............ '? 37 34 30 2 10 33 40 30 3 10 48 31 29 6 10 47 43 28: 5 11 39 42 2i7 i 4 10 47 35 26 4 11 45 39 28 8 10 30 36,28 3 9 39 38 25 5 9 36 30 25 7 9 33 34 25 8 12 37 32 24 4 14 47 43 22 6 13 34 53 22 3 15 33 45 21 3 17 27 64 15 5 IB 22 59 15 ris; Johnston-Hamly. Southern and Scottish league tables will bo pubtiished tomorrow. SOME GAME! "Oh, see that wonderful statue!" "That is not a statue, my boy. That is a checker game." "But why do the players sit so rigidly?" "They are thinking. The one with the Rummer suit is about to move." "Why do they wear summer clothing in winter?" "That la because the gaine started last August and they will net finish it until nest June." ' "Which one will win?" "Neither will win, my hey. When" checkers is properly jAay each game is ja draw," Toronto, Ont., Feb. 24.-It is the intention of the Victorias, if they win the championship to go west in quest of the Allan Cup, no matter whether the coveted trophy Is located in Winnipeg or Melville. Manager Reade is already making tentative arrangements for the trip, and no time will be wasted after the final in going ahead with the matter, providing the club is victorious. It may he that Alrd will be an absentee on account of his military duties, and in that case the team will be somewhat weakened. Providence, R.I., Feb. 24.-The Jersey City baseball franchise in the International league has been declared forfeited' hv President Barrow of the league, according to a telegram received from him today by the Providence club. ' The franchise .was forfeited, Mr. Barrow said, because of thefailure of the Jersey City management to meet \ obligations. He added that suit would be brought for money- "ioaued the club by the league, and that a new franchise would be a'wardgd to a stock company now being formed in Jersey City. PRINCE ALBERT., ENTER*! PROTEST Claim Referee in Hockey Game With Melville Gave Illegal Decision Prince Albert, Sask., Feb. 25.- Prince Albert Mintos have officially protested thegame played here Tuesday night, in wuicli the Mintos were defeated by Melville, 9 to 8, in the provincial championship series. Their grounds, are that the referee illegally decided against iMlntos In the matter of a dispute as to the time of the first ha'if. CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE New York, N.Y., Feb. 2;-).-The steamship Dacia, which sailed from .Norfolk, . February 11, for Rotterdam, �with ccttcn, in the face of assertions that she would be seized by British | men-of-war, inasmuch as she had been a German vessel at the outbreak ot the war, had almost completed her" trip across the Atlantic without inter-1 ference on February 23, according to. messages received here today. Tlie messages asserted that the Dacia was 400 miies west of Land's End, England, on that date, and would | proceed thro;igh the English Channel ! to Rotterdam, if not taken. New York, N.Y., Feb. 25.-The Minnehaha of the Afiantic Transport line, which sailed yesterday for London, carried only two passengers, Ernest Plant and Reginald iMatthews, who planned to poin the British Army. The j Minnehaha carried more than 10,000 tons of freight, mostly food, for the British Isles. The steaipship Frederick VIII., sailing today for Bergen, has paintings ot the Danish flag on her sides illuminated with electric' lights. A large Danish flag w�l fly at the masthead at night, and will be made conspicuous by the beams ot a powerful searchlight. KOYPERANA A VICTIM Eastbourne, Eng., Feb. 24, via London, !) p. m.-The steamer Royperana was sunk off this port today. It is believed that she was torpedoed. The crew of 31 men was saved. HARPALION ALSO Nev.'haven, via London, Feb. 25, 1:41 a. m.-The British steamer Har-palion, from London for Newport News, without cargo, has been torpedoed off Beachy Head. ' She was struck amidships. Three ot the crew. Chinamen, were killed. Two others were severely wounded. Forty-one members of the crew were landed here. let EMPRESS S iflha^l iniroou.cHig improved Photo-f-'lay*. P^l^^ m-m -TONIGHT- Dii8tiii Fariiiini, Yom* Favorite in " The Virginian " The Dramatization of the Great American Novel by Owen Welser-In Five Complete Acts A GOOD COMEDY and The BRITISH-PATHE War Weekly Complete Change of Program of these Clover Artists MISS LUELLA SIMONS SCOTTY JOHNSON IN SONGS AND DANCES The Clever Local Child ' The boy with the Interna- Artlst ational reputation as a Tenor COMING NEXT WEEK-Bandmaster Frank Cllne-Cornet. Soloist, will play In the Empress Orchestra, Making this Clever Orchestra Second to None In the West. EVERY WED. AND THURS. THE HOME OF EVERY PARAMOUNT WED. AND Famous Players and Laaky Pictures THURS. PFilNCE LEOPOLD IS AT FRONT MELVILLE BEAT SASKATOON" Saskatoon, Sask., Feb. 24.-In a splendid exhibition of hockey tlie Melville millionaireB, holders ot the Allan cup, defeated a picked 'local team tonight b.v 6-5, in a friendly game. Saskatoon line-up contained Boucher, the Moose Jaw stalwart; Hutt of Humboldt, who is a Saskatoon man, and Mitchell ot the 'Varsity. The play ot tile local men astonished the large crowd who went to the rink with the idea that the visitors would have things their own way. JUNIORS HELD SOCIAL Last night the special junior gymnasium c'iass ot the Y.AI.C.A. held a social^in the Association building, whlch^consisted of sro�ip games such as hot hand, Jenkins' "football, baseball buzz, laugh a little. The serving of refreshments, which was donated by the boys' mothers, brought the evening's fun to a clcee at 9 o'clock. The next social will be held on St. Patrick's Day, and will 'fie fore the intermediate group. SCENE OF "PHANTOM" RAID The distance covered by the fire balloons sent up by some jokers oppo^ site BTOckvilie, which caused great excitement in the Canadian capital and surrounding towns. Ottawa is but 60 miles from the United States boundary at BrockyHle, and, therefore, the "airship raid" was thought quite feasible. BRAVES ALL SIGNED UP Boston, Mas�., Feb. 24.-James Gatt-ney, president of the world's champion club of the National league, said that With the receipt yesterday of the signed contract ot Catcher Bert Whaling, the club has the signature of every member. Mjc. Gaftney made no re; ference to the contract of Bill James', the pitcher, except that the club would Insist on the fu'ifilment ot its conditions. HAMILTON, 5; CLEVELAND. 4 ; Cievoland, Ohio, Feb. 24.-Hamilton Rowng club, Hamilton, 5; Cleveland, A.C., 4. HEAD STUFFED FROM CATARRH OR A COLD Saja Cream APpI'^ in Nostrits Opens Air Passages Right Up. Instant relief-no waiting. Your clogged nostrils open right up; the air passages of your head clear and you can breathe freely. No more haw^king, snuffling, blowing, headache, dryness No struggling for breath at night; your cold or catarrh disappears. Get a small bottle ot Ely's Cream Balm from your druggist now. Apply a little of. this fragrant, antise;)tic healing cream in your nostrils. It penetrates through every �jr passage (bf the head, soothes the Inflamed or swollen mucous membrane and relief comes instantly. It's, Just fine. Don't stay stutted-up with a cold or nasty catarrh. For sale by.J. D. Higlnbotham & Co., Ltd.. Druggists.-AdvU London, Feb. 24.-Prince Leopold, eldest son of King .\lbert of Belgium, has joined the Belgian troops at the front. He is only 14 years old. EAT LESS MEAT IF BACK HURTS Take a glass of Salts to flush Kidneys if Bladder bothers you-Drink lots of water. Eating meat regularly eventually produces kidney trouble in some form or other, says a well-known authority, because the uric acid in meat excites the kidneys, they become overworked; get sluggish; clog up and causa all sorts ot distress, particularly .backache and misery in the kidney region; rheumatic twinges, severe headaches, 'acid stomach, constipation, torpid liver, sleeplessness, bladder and urinary irritation. The moment your back hurts or kidneys aren't acting right, or If bladder botliers you, get about four ounces of Jad Salts from any good pharmacy; take a teaspoonful in a glass ot water before breakfast for a few da,rs and your kidneys will then act tine. This famous salts is made from the, acid ot grapes and lemon juice, combined with lithla, and has been used tor generations to flush clogged kidneys and stimulate them to normal activity; also to neutralise the acids in the urine so it no longer irrjtates, thus ending bladder disorders. Jad Sp.lts cannot Injure anyone; makes a delightful effervescent 'lithla-water drink which millions of men and women take now and then to keep the kidneys and urinary organs clean, thus avoiding serious kidney disease. For sale by J. D. Higinbotham & Co.. Ltd., Druggists, Lethbridge.-Advt. THE WOMEN'S CIVIC CLUB WILL- HOLD A , Skating; Party -ON- Friday Night -AT THE- Auditorium Rink BAND IN ATTENDANCE. ENTRANCE'FEE: . AD|ULTS 25c-CHILDREN ' IBc REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED. GOOD ICE "THE QUAKER GIRL" COMING � The Quaker Girl," the widely heralded musical comedy success, wU'i make its fjrst appearance in Leth-: bridge at the Majestic on March 8 and j !), coining after a years run at the Park theatre, New York. ''The Quak-  er Girl" will be presented under the ' management ot John P. Slocum, is one '� of the most successful of English' plays,/ and previous to its Broadway ' success had been reigning for two years In London, and in addition bore the active endorsement' of Paris, where it was produced with great suo-cess. The entertainment is in three acts, and Is presented by the Ne'w Y''ork organization ot well-known artists. The sco/e, which isi one of the most tuneful'ever imported to this side, is by Lionel iMonckton; while James T. Tanner provided the dainty story, and Adrian Ross' and Percy' Gkeenbank are responslb'ie for the lyrics. Of the many song hits the' best known are "The QuaJter Girl," Come to the Ball," "The Bad Boy and' the Good Girl," "Barblzon" and "Tony from America." ORPHEUM I The People's Playhouse Where Everybody Goes M?.tinee AduIti, 10c. Children 5c. COUNTRY STORE TONIGHT AT THE ORPHEUM Big houses are expected at the popular r/iayhouse this evening, when the management hold their country store. Twelve useful prizes will be given away free. Come early and secure good seats, for we will be taxed to capacity. In conjunction w|!th 'the abcve the regular programme of three acts of vaudeville anu five reels ot pictures -will be shown. Today, there is un entire change on the vaudeville' bill and Raymond Tanni, who was first tenor with a large Italian Opera com- j changing pariy, will he heard in operatic airs in ^.ggjj Italian and English. Miss Eleanor i -Moran, the sweet-voiced singer, will 1 ho heard In the old-time melodies so ' dear to the public heart. Biliy Farrell the Hobo tenor will also be on deck with the po:^ular song hits of the day. "Jim," a two-part flying feature, just a little different from most, and 'sylth a charm and conviction all Its own, cannot fall to please. "Shot in the Excitement" is a Keystone with a laugh guaranteed in every foot. "Mr. ClndreKa, Out ot the. Deputies' Hands," completes a programme that will please the most fastidious. TO-NIGHT Big Country Store We will Give Away 12 Useful Prizes FREE Entire Change of Vaudeville Eleanor Moran Sweet Voiced Singer of Ballads Billy F'arroU The Kobe Tenor In Popular Song Hits Raymond Tanitii Italian Grand Opera Star Shot in the Excitement A Keystone with a Laugh in Every Foot. -OTHER BIG-i ' SPECIALS � .Evening Adults, 1Sc. Children 10c Evenings (Continuous) 7 to 11 won such a warm place in the hearts of local theatre-goers that the Empress will retain them for next week, their acts three times a. Orrine for Drink Kibit TRY IT AT OUR EXPENSE "THE VIRGINIAN" AT EMPFESS Today the Empress is. showing n five-rirel lihoto-ilay, five rrels ot heart ab orbing dn ma and com-iy. irglnian," f- . the b.ok ot the same name, wrltttn h.' the king of modern fiction'\vriters,-Owen Wister, produced by the Jesse L. Laaky Co.'s Paramount pictures, featuring D\!olin Farnum, the most popular figure on the screen, featuring a hig taan in a big man's play- a'cheering breath from the west that' we all love. It murmurs and expressions ot appreciation from the large audience present can be taken-as-a criterion, "The Virginian" proved itself the most popular picture yet shown at this populai- playhouse. MisK r>ue!la Simons and Scotty Johb-stou again scored a well-dcsofved. sue-, cess. This little team of artists have We are In earnest when we ask yoil' to give ORRINE a trial. Yon hava nothing to risk and everything to gain, for your t money will be returned if' �fter a trlat you tail to get results from ORRINE-This offer gives the wives and mothers of those who drink to excess an opportunity to try tlie ORRINE treatment. It is a very sim-, pie treatment, can be g-ivon In tJio' home without publu-ity or loss of tinio ; from business, am) ?J ,; Jiuall price. ORRI.N'E is pre.pired in two rornia; The No. 1, secret treatment, if powder; 0R> , RINR No. 2., in pill form, tor those, who desire to take voluntary treati' ment. Costs only $1.00 a bo.x. ' Come ' In and talk over the matter with us. : Ask for booklet. Red Cross Drug Store, I.lmltei.". icadiii Block. V:!; Beautiful Oll^ -Paintings Free AT STAR LAND TON (08^.^ 56 ;