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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 6, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday. January Baseball THE HERALD'S LATEST VIEWS TURNS OVER -MAT -Tl TO TURK'AND; BACKS HIM AGAINST HACK, 'v Hockey Bowling Gotch, cham- wrestler, tonight.turned that hon- or over to Yousof Mahmoul, and an- would back Mahinout ag- ilaiiist Hackensciimidt for part which was posted .tonight. announcement was made from in which Hackenschmidt and Westergard were preparing 10 by ranuer Burns, who ?IU'JO had 'already been posted himself on behalf 'of Gotch, ,md r that the remainder will be posted .any time the challenge was no! J'cspted. himself and his manager ''appeared in-the ring, .and the Turk of- fered to wrestle Hackeuschinidt on the spot for nothing or for any amount for the benefit of; the 5000 persons i gathered to, witness the Hackensch- midt-Wesiergard match. Later Burns said that Gotch was retiring'from the mat because his fiancee opposed his continuing in the game. Manager Curley declined t.o com- bent: for Haekenschajidt, and 5eft on a late train for Kansas City. .Tonight the Kussian worned an hour attempt to throw Jess 'jjard failed to secure one the big Dane being awarded the Macleod, Jan. 5. The hockey game, which was to have been played in Pincber Creek today, has been called off on: account of there being no ice in that 'town. There will, however, be skat- -ing in the Macleod rink to- morrow if the ice does not get muchxsofter. people sre somewhat tlisap-; pointed over there being no game at Pincher. as a large crowd anticipated -attending irom here. "ROLLER SKATING SOCIETY FAD London, Jan.. Prince's real v ice skating rini: is a society rendez- vous'during the week, the Olympic roller rink is the great meeting place- on that day being reserved club. .The .rules governirig admission are and William Gillet often :has to come to the rescue of visitors hare forgotten their tickets, -the not daring to allow anyone to. pass, the turnstiles without their .vouchers. There all the distinguished kncyro people frr society -who happen to be in London over Sun- are-to be seen, not necessarily on chatting and enjoying af- tea with friends in their box- while they watch the skaters. TABER PLAYS HERE TONKMT OTTAWA LOOKS LIKE BEST TEAM EAST- EXPERT SAYS WANDERERS WILL BE THE ONLY CONTENDERS THE N. H. 1_ With the opening fiztures of the National Hockey association just ov- er, followers of the professional game are beginning to size up the various teams. .It is just a year ago today the newspapers came out and announced in circus-poster headlines, that Fred Taylor had jumped to Ren- PORT HOPE WON7 THE FIRST GAME frew, Montreal and 'Ottawa then seeth- ing with hockey excitement. This year interest has taken a big slump, the retirement of s.uch stars as Bruce Stuart and Art Ross, the withdrawal of the silver country, teams, and the fact that the Ottawa and Wanderer sevens seem to far excel their oppon- ents apparently diverting the attention of many to the keen fight that is cer- tain to be waged in the Interprovin- ciaJ Amateur Hockey union. After one or two games hava been played there may be more to talk, and fight about At present there seems to be a lull. The fear that Oitawas and Wander- ers will have the N. H. A. race to tflemselves seems quite justified. Wan- derers will be as strong, if not strong er than last year, and though Ottawa has lost Bruce Stuart, the recovery of Albert Kerr and the return to form of Marty Walsh, should make the "bar- ber poles" every bit as dangerous as they were in the winter of 1910. Thus, it seems that it 'will be .Ottawa or THERE WILL BE A HOCKEY GAME TONIGHT. LETHBRIDGE AND TABER WILL COME TO- GETHER INT A DISTRICT LEA-: GUE MATCH. THE LOCAL EXE- CUTIVE ARE UNDAUNTED BY THE WEATHER AND HOPE, IN SPITE EVERYTHING, TO WAVE THE GAME PLAYED. PIIVCIIER CREEK HERE TOMORROW TEAM FROM THE FOOTHILLS TO ROLL AGAINST LOCAL wanderers for the championship, the Stanley Cup and the magnificent O'Brien trophy. At Renfrew the'situation is different It is a long drop from Frank Patrick to Larry Gilmour, and-a still bigger enuine sensations, but until' they prove-it the fans will take a lot of convincing. Canadians .will a swelled head for he has sense- plenty of it. I a mtn who could stand off and box with him would worry him. But to clinch with him is fatal. Ke Hcks men by clinching them in such a way that they can't get. out, and then he raps hem to death with -a kidney wallop that he has perfected well. "Hart, who was rat and ill-trained, told me Morris jast broke him in two with his panch. Hart, even out of shape, should have stack longer, but Jo was weil beaten all right Yes, Morris is a good man all ;