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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THF LETUBIiiDGE DAILY HERALD Wednesday, January IS, 1011. 11 Local Bowler Made Re- mtifkdble Score at the Arcade Last Night City Hockey League to Hold a Dance at End of Month WISE TO CHICAGO PLAYER V. MEN TOO MUCH f ABOUT ATHLETICS Jan. B. Tinker, ehonstop of the Chicago Cubs, pen- nant winners of the National League last year, aud runner-up in the series, has made a little trip to. Port- land, Oregon. Tinker it appears, was more tldan to ialk baseball. When asked now it was that the supposedly WERE Triumphed Over the Ottawas- by 4-0 in City League Match Last Night It was a slashing game, a.slug; match, a regular variety scow. The Bankers certainly-deserved to win. They outclassed their oppon- ..beatable Cub baseball machiue cumbed before a team of. youngsters, j at almost every turn, but the .'as are-a bunch of battlers strd a pretty piece .of playing. The puck was faced. V SbepheVd passed to wells, the latter outmanoeuvred thc whole of the Ottawa defence without a slip, and took a dead shot on the Soar'within ten feet.' Nicols' eagle caw it coining and speedy as it One of the Cleverest of the Lightweights but a trifle too Heavy to meet Wolgast for the Tit comparatively speaking. j.tnev contested with vigor every inch i was and without protecting pads he played better baseball! They of advantage that the bankers gained Although the Bankers found the net --hit our pitchers when hits were need- 5ed, and we couldn't hit their pitchers tour times, while their rivals seldom second half and kept the puck Well jvhenJhits-were needed. team did .canie close, this should not be taken, to the front, but the skill of Cover- nailed it, and cleared it from the goal. The Ottawas shot oftener in the not go into the game with-the same amount of 'pepper' it did in the oth- ;er series; the enthusiasm wasn't "We knew too much for them. as a criterion of the calibre of play. Uttawas failed tnelr inability score s'hoct. because- of Time and again they bad the puck within" the For danger zone but not a. shot was at- .three weeks prior to the end of the j tempted. A continual tattooing of the league series, George Huff i puck against the' 'boards seemed to be kept busy compiling statistics on r hit, where they hit, .when uielr long suit. point could not be overcome. He broke up the-Ottawa .chances re- peatedly. TQA first six minutes of the last naif the game -was, very even, then Dunning eased one in for the Bankers. A little later Clarke took a.long shot trom centre and scored, and a couple The Bankers at the initial face-off Of minutes later Brookes landed the and all that sort of 'dope.' took charge of the. rubber and kept' r0urcn_ the players were supplied with type'it covering around the Ottawa goal Keferee Reber'w'as required to pen- copies of all this. "We knew .'just COTV to play for each batter; that Then the play moved out to.the cen- tre of the ice. The Ottawas were un- -vjs, we thought we did. They surprised break through the 'jus by doing just the opposite to what jaetence opposed to them. --'ire expected, and that tells the tale, j vvriggiesTvorth, the Bankers' goal They deserved to win. Cubbs Must Fight guardian, was required to exert him- self "but once in the Jirst half. It was arize a couple of players, hut-other- wise the game' was clean; A fair crowd saw the game and stopped to skate after it was over. The teams lined up as follows: V'l believe the Cubs will have to.fight jnot the case with A'Icoi, In the Otta peasant this net. HG peppered hard and -ever before. If we are to win I and put up the best exhibition must develop a couple of young cjever stopping seen on .the. ice su i'pitchers. We have 'Kins' Cole, who jfar this winter. Tne Hrst score came four minutes arter the start. Wells shot unham-' Louisville; who ought to make good.. I !pered from close and it went such, a' good record last season, and 'Buci' Weaver, a young giant from j for Brown to have a banner year :nome_ TWs wag 1911, and I -feel that Overall wilijtaat sCQre -'get his aria in condition again. Tnese men are engaged "iu miiiUig at arid say they have rstlr :'td. b.ut ttifcy U get the fever and re; fie "call of spring training reaches them. eve" that Ev-_ eri-Kill play 35 ganie as he did he broko his ankle. He will nat 'orally up. lie "ill favor bis 'Injured >JT I hope the 'Trojan' ,'come for he is a dandy play. with. The Cubs are all from Chance to .the rawest re- I never met s. bunch of finer athletes." Second Half Wells opened up ;tue second period Uttav.as' ico] uronkhite Owens unersoa i-ioward .McUulre Positioa Rankers. Goal Wrigglesworth Brook's Wedd Clarke Dunning Point 'Cover Rover Centre Right Left. Wells Athletics Vv ALTER. SINCLAIR' ROLLS TWO PINS SHORT OF PER- 'FECT SCORE LAST NIGHT AT ARCADE TBe highest score ever made in the Arcade alleys, and what is prob- ably the premier bowling'performance of its kind In the city to date, was run by Walter Sinclair last night. A score of 28b', twelve plus shy perfect score, was the remarkable showing made by the youthlul crack iii a game with JUruce Davies. HP lell down on his second ball 'in the last frame, spoiling a possible of 30C. It is note- that. Sinclair is a lad very niiich in his teens. That he is entitled to all credit for his per- formance last night there is no doubt. Although only a novice until this sea- BIG GAMES AT BUFFALO CANADIAN RUNNERS WILL BE IN- VITED TO PARTICIPATE JN EVENT Buffalo, Jan. next indoor" athletic and bicycle games of the 74t.li. Regiment Athletic Association will be held on Saturday evening, Jan. 28. George V. Bonhajf has accepted an invitation to run in the three-mile spe- cial event that will he the leading feature of the meet, and several of the best available runners vicinity and Canada will be invited to take part in It. Following is the list of events: Bicycle, two-mile lap race; one-mile, handicap. Athletic, 100-yard dash, han dlcap; 440-yard run, handicap; 880- son, he has established himself as a'yard run, handicap; two-mile run, han- eonsistent high roller and rarely bowm dlcap; 250-yard run, and frequently goes over yards run, novice; three-mile run. iu- oelow 175 the mark. His score In detail last nij Sinclair........'.........- I xl xl xl xi xl xl x! :ht: SEOYEK-SCARLE vitation; relay race, closed; school relay.race, closed. high HOLMER MADE MONEY >.'ext game tomorrow night, Sport- ing vs. Hick-Sehl. The league: Sport- ing Goods, Hick-Sehl and MacLeod's nrst; Bankers, second; Lawyers and uttawas last- DANCE TO BE A LOCAL FEATURE EVENT Atter the hockey "match ]ast night, representatives of 'the city league 3 held a meeting for the 'purpose discussing the' advisability of thc holding a. dance in. ihe nea- of TMAjST PLAYERS GOING SOUTH -gOSTON REDSOX SPECIAL TO CONTAIN SEVENTY MEN Boston, Jan. the coast-to- coast special of the Boston Redsox leaves here on February J3, for the training trip to California, ac- _ cording 10 President Taylor's estimate, yesterday, there will be seventy or more men on board, including a large cumber enthusiastic New. England fans'. Taylor receives many letters from the fans regarding the trip, and so far three have agreed to go. They are Joe Burns of Taunton, "Nuff Mc- Greevy and L. G. Thompson of Boston. Tne idea, which -has been mooted for some.time, was received with gen- eral approval, 'and committees were formed .to promote the affair. Messrs. Weils, Duncan and Nicol will attend to the printing and distri Dutioa of tickets, which will be sold at "tne option of each club to the ex- tent of fifty in number, at ?1.50 each. Messrs. Robinson, i Putnam and iMchblson will. engage the orchestra and K. of P. hall, and have been de- signated as a refreshment committee The members of each team in the league will oe requested to wear their colors the evening of the dance. The league is desirous of makin? cne dance an annual affair every errort will be put forin to make it a grand success. The date of.-the "deferred until it was definitely learned when _e K. of P. hall was available, bu! it will probably be the last day of .the BETTING IMACHINES FOR TORONTO RACE TRACK Charles F. Grainger" of the New Louisviliej Jockey JClub, who is at the head of a concern that manufactures jnachines for pari-mutuel betting, has received an order from Secretary W.- P. Frasei- ofithe Ontario Joe-key Club for of 'the machines to be used in connection with the in- stallation of the pari-mutuel system of betting at Woodbine track, .Toronto, the coming spring. An innovation in will he the registering.of the -.sum'net in dollars, instead ot tickets sold. Whenever a two-dollar ticket is sold, instance, the register will show instead of one ticket. This will simplify the work of computing the amount bet for one who casually, scans the various machines to get a line on how the play Is going on any horse or any race. American Runner Returns from Edin- burgh, Scotland New York, Jan. in his Haas Plolmer, the greatest of the American marathon runners, DUO WINNERS 'iB back amonS his friends today, bav- _____ ling returned from Edinburgh, Scot- land, where he .won the great Powder- hall marathon. That's how Haas the The purse was only but Hans had such supreme. cor.sidC2.co in his ability that.he" bet several hun- dred dollars on himself at odds that ran as high as 5 to 1, which he won hy establishing a' new .world's record, VANQUISHED ROSS AND GIBBpNS IN BIG .MATCH LAST NIGHT anover and Scarle now hold the wo-men team local bowling champion- strip. Last, night the'Holders of. the title, Koss and Gibbons, were quisned by tee former pair. Five, games were played, the win- ners taking the first four arid losing '2 last. The-totals showed Scarle and Shover on. top with 167 pins to the good. Hbover was high man and did-'the feature rolling in the first game, over- stepping the two hundred mark.' The scores: i 153 .18-1 198 bcarle...'..1S6 IS1 lo'J 155 Koss.......a59 150 153 1GD Gibbons....137 157-17S 1-15 S04 307 337 314 The Ring default the same to their opponents. A list of all who have paif their fees is posted in the and who have not curled but desire. >f ORIGIN OF BASEBALL -J. A baseball crank has figured out the origin of the. game thus: "The devil was the first coacher. He coached Eve, when she stole first, and Adam when he stole second. When Ike met Rebecca at the well, she was walking with the pitcher. Sampson struck a good many when he beat the Philis- tines. Moses made, his first hit when he slew the Egyptian. Cain made a "T1 base hit when he slew Abel. Abra- -T AN INVASION FROM 7ABER In addition to Taylor, Manager Dono-jaam sacrificed.'The prodigal son made ran and Secretary Reilly, the following ;a record home run. Dav-id was a good players will start from here: Madden, Bradley, O'Brien, Collins, Gardner, ilcHele, Mahoney and Jan- vrinl thrower and Moses shut, out -tho Egyp- tians at the Red Sea. called off when the The game was flood came, on j account of wet grounds. Word has just been receiv- ed from Talcr saying" that W. .W. Douglas, with three other-curlers will be .in the city to-morrow afternoon and evening to take a fall out of any links fjf local curlers that will stack up against them. GAME BOOMING to do so please communicate the secretary and ]et him have AT. LOCAL KINK curlins fee of Another competition will be shortiv with the Wrestling JACK JOHNSON'S NEKVY BEQUEST SHARPLY CONTESTED RIGHT IN OF THE GAME CALCARY CLUB ANXIOUS FOR ALBERTA LEAGUE PRES. SAVAGE THINKS CALGARY EDMONTON, LETHBRJDGE, THE HATANDS'CONA WOULD DO Edmonton. Jan. White Park. Besides by the time the base- ball season ccines al Edmonton and Strathcona may be one city. Deacon White and President Frank Gray do not think very highly of the Alberta league suggestion, and it is not likely that Edmop.ton will have received a letter from S. Savage, tb? i anything to do -with any such circuit. r.ew president of the Calgary the local magnates desire is a cluu, on oatuiday, asking what plan continuation of the old eight-team Edmonton favored for 1911. jle2guef and in case somc of lhe dUes Jir. Savage says that in event of the do cot come Stanley is very popular in Edmon- ton and' the fans are delighted that he is to manage Calgary and also that the league is rid of William Carney, who was hated by fans and players throughout the circuit. Outside ,of Calgary. Bill did not have a: friend in the league, and there will be no tears ar- ranged shortly and it will be impos- GAMES .siblc to include players'who have .not i indicated to .the secretary their de- sire to join the club. I Members may hand in their names The competition now under way in either _ the secretary, S. e curling club was further advanced J. Shepherd, or to thr. carcta ker at by two games keenly contested last; the rink, Mr. Fairhairn. night, thc results being as follows First, Rink John Scott, Dr. Stewart, Wm. Scott, A. B. Stafford, Hugh Scott, Hugh Brown, Robert Scott, K. D. Johnston, Second Rink GOTCH AFRAID OF RUSSIAN SO DECLARES HACK'S GOTCH EVADES ISSUE Chicago, Jan. Gotch, champion heavyweight wrestler, is hid- A3KS MILLIONAIRE TO SECOND HIM IN A BOUT Philadelphia, Jan. John- son, world's heavyweight champion, dropped into Philadelphia yesterday to interview Jack O'Brien, a bout' at O'Brien's new American A.C. 1 here. O'Brien was out of town, and Johnsoa started to spin down Chestnut street. One of the first men he met, alighting from an automobile, was A. J. Bidoie, O'Brien's chum and a mil- lionaire many times over. Biddie seconded O'Brien In the lat- ter's fight against Johson, so the pair were acquainted. Johnson opened the conversation. "I may fight at Mr. O'Brien's club, Mr. he said, using the most Win. ITaynes, G-. H. Johnston, H. J. Goode, Geo. Robinson, Sycl. Jackson, Wm. Nelson, Wm. Haines, H. Staccy, Geo. ing behind-Yusiff Mahmout in order'! Perfect English. "Will you do me the to escape meeting George Hacken- favor to second Biddie blushed, stammered, and turn ed all the colors of the rainbow. It Toronto News: GeorgG Vnr.hcnic, nsfiorts Jack the Kingston defence-player, referecd Schmidt's manager, who arrived in ChH was a knockout. He answered at the the opening game between Port Hopejcago today, with his protege. of nine, and came back with: and Belleville .in the new Ontario pro-> "imagine Gotch hiding behind a fessional league. When he first re- man llfee Mah-nlQut, who. ho himself "Awfully Mr. .fohnson, b.ut the only man 1 ever second is Mr. 0'- IJricn, and he's retired. Awfully sor- inglf Mis' acting' 'as "referee" would" af-illave nis namc connected said ry. Excuse me, now; for I'm in a hur- t__4. t_T______A.____ _j r-r AV if flfl fllOf >-XT TT feet his amateur standing. He ceived a reply in the negative. re- Curley. "Can it be true that Gotch is, or was, afraid of him, too? Jack Johnson continued along Chest- BRITISH REFEREE HAD THE RIGHT KIND OF NERVE dropped over his demise. Stanley has hundreds of friends in fPvCX- Virtuc. Little Bat Nelson once remarked ini "The tenth round saw the j reference to the strict policy pursued table ending to a none too pretty con- Secretary Shepherd inaugurated Ws by the English'boxing tcst Apparently angered beyond all return to the game by a friendly ifi ag hard tQ please vvatch with Hugh Boyd, whom -he dp- i feated bv a score, of 10 to 5. The. 11 !minute you enter the ring over there to wrestle him to the floor. With one W JlS JlS IO1 i J J F HimiUon nr lthe referee yanks of: his SW hat- Bett.mson was In the r.n0 J. l-iamiiton, Dr. Lourlicc, and Driscoli was sent to his corner, makes a bow, and tells you that he a in a sailors' dance hall. The regret- a play of this kind. Referee Eettin son was right. He knew iL 3o did the bozers and critics. Turn half a control by something that Welsh did or said, DriBcoll flew at his man like a He hit him and attempted the Northwestern league and he will i Jonn Calgary is desirous of having an Iberta league composed of at the other. ;-CaJgary, VMedicine Hat, Lethbridge, It would mean pretty heavy travel- jStratlicona.- The Calgary dJrec-JHr.g expenses, but by staying a week -think that a rivalry between Ed-jin each city, thc added expense would montor. and Strathcona would be a. good -feature of the league. very. much at sea "when they rjsuggest Strathcona as the holder of a franchise, for with all due de- cference to that city it would last about rtwo weeks -as 'a baseball centre. Not that "Stratiicona "is tioi every bit as good a city as Medicine Hat, but it 3s too near Edmonton to hare a team of its oxvn. The fans of Stratfccona not be felt so much. Deacon Likes Stanley "What do you think of the nei sSot the players will have the pleasure of working a gentleman. Carney, who was noted for his abili- ties as a grouch, was often heard to say to his team when they were here: "If youse guys don't make less noise around this here hotel, I'll fine you ?25." It was this kind of work that gary baseball Deacon White [caused Gady to jump the team just was asked yesterday. he needed most and to make iook upon the Eskimos as their home team and, there ialseldpm an" evening there arc not ion or more fans across the river at' Diamond- capacity.for Spokane. "Mat Stanley Is a said Dea-jlt nip and tuck Eddy the only tiir.g 1 uuoui j vroma jump of not. him being made manager of the Cow Town team is th.nt I hate to have to. defeat such a fine fellow." Deacon knows what he is talking abo.ut as he played nnder Mat Stanley newly appointed-Cal- gary manager was acting in the same Hugh -Boyd, 5 J. A. Reid, A. McCuHough, S. J. Shepherd, will not fall for any ro.agn stuff. He means it, too. You no. sooner grab around the nech with your The contest will he continued to-'Icft combing him with your r.ight, when thc following rinks will right than Mister Silk-Hat steps into play: M. Freeman vs. R. McLeod. R. Scott vs. G. H. Stacey. Wm. Oliver vs. E. U. Rylands. The games required