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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 25, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE BAlLY HERALD Sal nrday, January 25th, 1013 TURN LETHBRIDGE OVER TOqjRLERS Big Bonspiel Starts Monday and Continues for Three Days - Popular Event - Description of the Spoils of Victory Step lively, gentlemen, will be the key-note of the big bonspiel which opens Monday morning at the local rink. The pace is going to be hot and there will be an army of roarin' Scots lusting for blood of the fray, when the battle cry "Boob 'er up" is sounded and the Lethbridge Curling association's 'third annual bonspiel will be on its three-day journey. ' .The first event on the program will be the Grand Challenge, commencing at 9;30 in the morning. There are tour big trophies to be competed for. They are as follows: First Event-Grand Challenge Trophy First prize-Grand Challenge Trophy, presented by ^ummit Lime Works Company, and Four cut glass water jugB, value $50.00. Second prize-7-Four sets carvers, value $40.00. Third .prize-Four ladies' handbags, value 'ISO.O'O. Fourth prize-Four ihats, value $30.00. Second Event-Brewery Competition Trophy First prize-Brewery Trophy, presented by the Lethbridge Brewing and Malting Company, and four sets peigri handled fruit knives, value $40.00. Second prize-Two sterling silver mounted claret jugs, and two sterling �liver mounted whiskey bottles, value $35.00. Third prize-four fancy clocks, Tahie $85.00. Fourth prise-Four fancy articles, value $20.00. Third Event-C. C. Pagnuelo Co.'c Trophy First prize-C. C. Pagnuelo's Co.'s trophy, presented by C. C. Pagnuelo Wine and Spirit Co., and four cut glass spoon dishes, value $40.00. Second prize-Four Mot gold monogram cuff links, value $30.00. Third prize- Tour fern pots, value $25.00. Fourth prize-Four prizes, value $20.00. Fourth Event-Visitors' Trophy First prize-Visitors' trophy, presented by the Ellison Milling Co., and "four cut glass berry bowls, value $40.00. Second prize-Four sets knives and forks, value $30.00. Third prize-lvalue $20.00. Fourth prize-four jardiniere, value $15.00. FOOTBALL JIM MITCHELL ROLLS UP A PERFECT SCORE And Averages 268 for Three Games During Afternoon-His Third Perfect "kfim Mitchell, the Calgary bowler; was in an: unusually fine bowHtig mood pne day last week, and the result was a perfect score. It was the third perfect score in two seasons, of Alberta's premier bowler, and it was dojjie-so quietly and unassumingly that, only thoBe who happened to be at the'Exchange alleys at the time were aware of the feat. Jim's record score came in the third game of a series between himself and a certain Bellamy. Bellamy dropped into the alleys, looking for someone to beat. Jim Mitchell was th� only one in sight, and he hesitated a minute before taking on the well-known ten-pin expert, and finally a deal was made whereby Jim was to spot the challenger thirty-five pins per game. When the tallies were totaled up at the finish of the first encounter Bellamy had 167 pins and Jim had 229. In the second game the figures read: Mitchell, 245; Bellamy, 190. "This next.game will be on the house,", said Jim, and then the got down ;to. business., He went through the ten: frames with strikes every time, and then ended up the'matter by striking out. Bellamy's score was 198 in'the third game: ? ? MURPHY OWN8 HALF , PHILADELPHIA GROUNDS  * * NOTICE TO CURLERS > There will be no curling tonight The; soft turn that the weathar has taken will preclude any further games in the local competition, till ,af ter^ '. the bbnspeil,' providing '.the : 'peil - commences on Monday. Unless the thermometer drops ' a degree or two, there is grave possibility of the hon-speil being postponed. At any rate, an effort will be made' to keep the ice as good as ^possible till Monday by keeping it out of use. ? ? ? . Second Division Barnsley, 4; Bury, 3. Fulham, 4; Blackpool, 2. Glossop, 3: Clapton Orient, 0 Hull City, 1; Lincoln City, 0. Leicester Fosse, 0; Huddersfield Town, 0. Preston North End, 5; Bristol City, 1. � Stockport County, 0: Birmingham, 1 , Wolverhampton. Wanderers, 2; Leeds-City, 2. Southern League Queen's Park Rangers, 1; Stoke, 0. Brentford, 0: Northampton,- 0. Millwall Athletic, 2; Giilingham, 1 - Coventry City, 2; Watford, 1. Portsmouth, 2; Southampton, 0. Swindon ToWn, 1; Reading, 1. West Ham United, 1; Crystal Palace, 1. Exeter City, 1; Plymouth Argyle, 0. Brighton and Hove Albion, 2; Mer-thyr Town, 0. Bristol Rovers, 2; Norwich City, 1." No Scottish league ganies played. ENGLAND DEFEATED ; FRANCE AT RL'  V Twickenham, Eng., Jan. 25.-England and - France met here - today in their annual rugby international, with trie, result that France was easily beaten by 20 points to. nil. '>';' - O 15 5 11 Woolwich A........- 24 i 17 6 8 THE GATHERING OF THE CLAN Three years without professional baseball, after once having had a taste of the game, would be a death-dealing blow to the fans of the city. If Lethbridge draws a blank again this year in its efforts to have the game re-established here, that's what it will mean-third year without professional baseball. Those who are so anxious to see this .city embraced in a league again, as of yore, will have a chance to do their duty toward, that end tonight at tho Dallas hotel, where a meeting of the clan has been called to take place between 7.30 and .8.30 sharp. Everybody will be welcome to attend and air their views and give advice on way and means of getting Lethbridge back on" the baseball map. The time and the place: Dallas hotel parlors,, 7.30 to 8.30. Be on deck at 7.30 and show you are a real fan. ' - ' [ Prominent In Eastern Hockey j ''�#A\ sit **� - ** * ^^^^^^^ ^ HARRY CAMERON Star defence player of the Toronto Professional Hockey team, His rushes, have featured every game the blue shirts Have played this season.. PLAYER.J00K PUNCH AT^TliSEREE IN GAME OF HOCKEY AT REGINA Chicago Cub President Acquires Interest in Quaker City Park . Cincinnati, Jan. 24-President Chas. W. Murphy, of the Chicago National League club, announced here today that he had purchased half interest in the Philadelphia National League baseball park and that the park is now jointly � owned by himself and C. P. Taft of Cincinnati. Mr. Murphy said that Mr. Taft and he had no interest in ithe Philadelphia ijall �lub but only in the real estate, or1",the grounds on which the team �pigys. .^i^.iJJ^rpbyfurther said that at the ^pent "sale of the Philadelphia club ^pr.^imam H. Lock and as'so'ciatea an {fgrejement was entered into by which 'thet'dPhiladelphia club owners could purchase the playing field in 1920 for $iW.obo. WHO'S WHOINL.ee. The Lethbridge Curling Club elected the following officers for 1913 : Hon. Pres.-r-John Bruce. ' President-Jas. Aird. "" Patrons - C. A. Magrath, Esq., Fritz Sick, Esq., W. A. Buchanan, Esq., M.P., Senator L- G. DeVeber. Auditors-H. J. Goode, George W. Robinson. Chaplain-Rev. A. Cameron. Executive - Dr. Stewart, J. A. Reid, Dr. W. H. Marrs, L. W. Clark, Hugh Boyd, Geo. Wanless. Bonspiel Committee-Sid. Jackson, Jas. Aird, John Bruce,. Hugh Boyd, Dr. Stewart. Entertainment Committee - Lionel Asquith, Geo. Wanless.; Official Bonspiel Umpires-J. W-Woods, John Bruce. Secretary-Treasurer - John Monarch, Box 233, Lethbridge. Wanted To-day And Every Day for One Month /v 1Q^0(30 men to take advantage of the cut in ^  'j~ ' prices at the Dominion Bowling Alleys 'Basement, Dominion Block. Second Burnley........ Preston N. E. . . Birmingham ... Notts Forest---- Wolverhampton Lincoln ........ Barnsley .... Grimsby T...... Bristol C........ Clapton O....... Bradford....... Huddersfield T. .. Leeds City...... Bury .......... Hull City....... Fullbam........ Leicester P. ---- Blackpool ...... Glossop ----. Stockport C..... Division P. W. ..23 14 .. Co 11 .. 23 10 ..22 9 22 9-..21 9 .. 22 10 .. 22 *8 .. 22 7 ..2.4 8 .. 23 7 .. 22 8 .'. 22 8 .. 23 9 .. '23 8 ..22 8 . .'� 21 0 ..24 5 .. 20 6 .. 21 r> L. D. P. 4 6 33 2 10' 32 4 9 29 0 7 6 7 6 6 8 4 7 7 6 9 23 9 7 23 8 8 22 9 5 5 3 4 21 21 21 20 19 16 1G 12 12 14 12 4 14 Southern Reading...... Qufeens Park R. Crystal Palace �; West Ham TJ.-.-., Swindon Town' , Exster City Watford ____ Plymouth A. Coventry C..... Millwall A. .:.'. Merthyr T. ... ... Northampton .. Bristol Rovers . Norwich City .. Brighton & H.. . Brentford ---- . Southampton -... Portsmouth ... Giilingham ... , Stoke ...... ,., League P. W 23 14 21 11 23 12 23 10 23 10 23. 10 24 10 20 9 , 22 9 22 10 22 8 22 23 23 * 22 22- .:' 23 32 �22 23 L. D. P. 3 31 G 8 3 8 9 5 .7: 9 8 7 8 9 8 10 8 11 7,10 8 12 7 12 9 11 G 11 0 IS 29 29 25 25 25 25 24 G 24 3 23 7 22 5 21 5 21 20 19 18 18 17 17 2 14 Scottish League,' P. W. L. D. P. Celtic ...... .{..:. -, 24,.11. 3 4 38 Regiria. Jan. 24.-Hockey received one of-roe worst black eyes hereto-night that any two teams could pos^ sibly hand out-.when the Capitals and Robin Hoods of Moose Jaw, met. In -the' end the latter won by a score of 2 to 1. The>play started out in record style and 'the. large crowd settled down to see ..a record game. For 15 minutes the play was some of the nicest seen here; this winter, then the trouble began, and the rest bf the exhibition could not be declared . as hockey.. The trouble started over one of the locals striking the judge oi play in tha face with his fist. The official had been continually getting in Warren's way and when he attempted to put the player 6S for running into him, Warren hit and the fight was on. The referee put Warren off for the remainder of the game and the Regina captain put another man on to take hisrplace, but the other team would notj*stand -for it. BLAIRMORJi WON GAME �. Coleman, Jan.', 24.-Coleman hockey team was defeated last night, at Blairmore, by a score of 12^-0. RHODES KNOCKED HIS OPPONENT OUT Barons, Jan. 25.-"Young" Rhodes, of Montana andiMiller, of Milk River were the principals in -. � 22 S 8 G 22 Kilmarnock ..    � 25. 7 10 8 22 Third - Lanark  , * ' � 25 fi 9 11 22 Raith, Rovers  '�1  � ' 22, 0 8 8 20 24 7: 11 C 20 Dundee .... . . it. . . 24 7 11 G 20 Partick TV ... 24 8 13 3 19 Queens Park' , 23 3 19 1 7 MACLEAN BREAKS RECOhJ Chicago Speed Skater Cut Time In Half-Mile Dash Cleveland, Ohio, Jan. 24,-Another skating Tecord was broken here tonight by Robert McLean, of Chicago, the amateur champion, when in a match race he skated a half mile in 1:16%. Tlie previous record tef 1J17-3-5 was made here three years ago by Edmund Lamy, of Saranac Lake, n.Y. $100,000 NOT ENOUGH TO BUY THE HARVESTER C. K. G. Billings, millionaire turfman, will not sell his great trotter, the Harvester, 2:01, at any price. In Russia last summer ,he was offered 175,000 roubles for the horse. He has just now rejected an offer of more than $100,000. SHERMANS' WON HANDILY Calgary, Jan. ^24.-Sherman's Hock-ey team won from Crow's Nest Pass tonight by a score of 20 to 6. ^__.--. I 5-:T;-JfflWNE HAT District League Fixture - Fast ' Match r- Trainload of Hat . Supporters /Taber, Jan. 24.-In a fast game Tuber defeated Medicine Hat" Iff-the first gome with the Hat in the District league serjes, by 1> to 1. Hard checking prevailed during .both halves several penalties' being handed out. Taber scored two in the first half, ahd the Mad Hatters were blanked, but during the second ..period they found the net for one, while Taber drew three. Medicine Hat proved a great surprise, and their team is undoubtedly the' best that has appeared, on. the ice this yeat against Taber. They "Were accompanied by a special.train.load of supporters. FIGHTERS TO BE ARRESTED Fledmond and Welling Said to Have Violated State Law Milwaukee, Jan. 25.-No more boxing bouts will be allowed in Milwaukee,'according to sv statement by District Attorney Yockey last night after warrants had been issued for the arrest of Jack Redmond and Joe Welling on the charge of participating iu a prize fight here,pn January 13. Yockey's action came after a conference'with several ministers who claimed that the bout 'was not a boxing exhibition, but a "prize fight," and as' such, prohibited under the laws of the state. Jim Corbett's Ring Comment (By James J. Corbett, former Heavyweight Champion of the World.) Written for the Lethbridge Herald -A bill has been introduced in the Massachusetts legislature to legalize boxing exhibitions. and to provide for the appointment of a state' commission to supervise the sport At present boxing is tolerated in the Bay state although under existing laws the holding of such an exhibition constitutes a crime. To overcome the objection's of those misguided individuals who oppose referees' decisions on tho ground that they encourage gambling and are therefore a menace to boxing, a clause in the bill specifies that decisions are not to be made at the ringside. The plan calls for the appointment of "inspectors" who shall attend all contests and make notes of the points scored by the contestants, etc., and who must file these notes with the commission within 24 hours after each bout, the commissioners to later make public the "official" finding.' My stand on the decision question is too well known to call for comment here. I have contended right along that the New York .commissioners made a mistake in ruling that decisions should not be given, and believe that the members of the board will crime to the same conclusion befope very long. However, should the bill now pending in the Massachusetts legislature become law it will be interesting to watch how Keevin's plan will work out.  � � Although Johnny Kilbane, the. featherweight champion, easily outpointed and decidedly outclassed both Johnny Dundee and' Eddie O'Keefe in this city "last fall, he failed to earn the good opinion of local critics. . Those young men were practically unanimous in denouncing him as an imitation of what a title holder should be. Apparently taking their cue from the" "experts," Gotham promoters have sidestepped Kilbane ever since. If the truth were known, however, it would be found that the real reason of his long absence from New York is not due to a lack of appreciation of Johnny's fighting skill, but to a reluctance of the"promoters to "come thrc-.igh" with the amount of money the champion demands . and considers in keeping with his dignity as, and the drawing powers of, a featherweight title holder. Local fight handlers complain of poor patronage, but fail to realize that the falling off in attendance Is due.to their own failure to provide attractive matches. All winter long there has-'been a dearth of good - bouts. Many of the cards offered for the "entertainment of � New York fans 'would shame a "tank town" promoter. * � 9 Leach Cross made ~a number of friends by the game battle, he put up against Joe Rivers last week. There have been times when Leachie was suspected of a desire to "dog" it, but if- such a thought entered his mind during the Rivers mill he managed to get it under control. But Leach had little choice in the style of fighting that prevailed in this bout. Rivers carried the battle to his man all the way and Cross had to fight-to protect himself or deliberately quit. As a flghHng "hot tomale" the ' Mexican more than made good. , In discussing the bout-with Cross, before leaving for Los Angeles, Rivers aald that It was the first short contest he had taken part in for a long tlra* 4jj mrnstaa**!. to 'tiuj-l longer distances, and for that reason did not get going at top speed until the latter rounds. Joe also claimed that a better understanding of the rules governing bouts in this vicinity will enable him to do better work the j next time he starts. Compared v>wlth the manner in which Packey McFarland and Jack Britton have handled Cross in the past, Rivers' work could hardly be | called''impressive, but it is not as an exponent of boxing that this youngster shines. He is more on the Wol-gast type and depends on strength, hitting power, ' aggressiveness' and stamina to carry him.�.. 0.1$ Butter and Eggas '*" Dairy butter .. .. .. ..- .. .. 0.31 Creamery buttet ...... �,...�.�...*.;'." 03i Eggs, fresh .. ......: 04S Sheep: Uve, per cwt. .. �...- .� 60* Dressed, per cwt .. ..... M.0� Cattle or. the Hoof: Steers, per pound......: .. 0.06 Steers, dressed, per lb .. .. O.ll1^ Cows, per pound ................-^ -05 Cows, dressed, per pound ...... .19 _J--__-� SATURDAY'S CASH '.PRICES Winnipeg, Jan.-25.-Cash prices today were: Wheat-No. 1 Northern.......... 81% No. 2 Northern .. .. .... �.,.. 79%, No. 3 Northern ., .. -  .. 76Vs No. 4......... ...... ... " '71Vi No. C.......... ....... �7 No. 6.................... ' . Winter Wheat-No. 1......... ...... ... -Si! . No. 2............ ...... 80 No. 3......"........... 77 ;'. No. 4 ... ... ....... ... 07 Vi Oats- ' - " No. 2 C. W. ... ........., 31 Vl-No. 3 C. W....... ... ... 28% No. 1 Feed......... ..... 2S% No. 2 Feed...... ... ....... 28 Barley- - No. 2...... ;------ -..... 'JTVii No. 3 :.. .r. ..... ... ...... 47Vs No. 4 ... .....-.. ... ...... 44%, Rejected ., - v...... - 40 Feed ... ... -     �...... s8 ' Flax-No. 1 n."w; c ....... ... ... losvi LIVERPOOL LIVESTOCK PRICES' Liverpool, Jan.' 2>.-John Rogers & Co. cable that on.snort supplies, coupled with a, brisk, demand, there was a further increase in prices at Birkenhead today, Irish steers now being AD WOLGAST TIRING OF INACTIVE LIFE Ex-Champion Asks Tom McCarey to Fix a Match for Him Portland, Ore., Jan. 24.-Ad Wolgast is tiring- of a life of inactivity. The ex-champion has today wired Tom McCarey, Los' Angeles boxing promoter, and James. Coffroth, of San Francisco, in an endeavor to secu-re a match. The right sort of an offer, It is believed would cause Wolgast to'change his mind about not fighting anything �but ten-round goes until he again secures a return match with Willie Ritchie. Wolgast has announced that the next time he prepares. for a championship fight, Jack King, of Portland, will have charge of his. training quarters. WINNIPEGS OUTCLASSED ALLAN CUP HOLDERS Victorias Appear to be Losing Grip of Championship Emblejm ., Winnipeg, Jan. 24.-The--Wjnnipegs, by reason of their 10 to 4 victory over - the Victorias last, night' at the Auditorium rink in'the senior league^ further increased their lead in the championship race,'and made possible their taking over of the Allan Cup at the conclusion- (if'the series. They had clearly the better of the argument, and deserved' to'win by a largo margin. INTERNATIONAL BOAT RACE London, E(ng., Jan/24.-W. AveriH Harriman,. son of the laee B. H. Harri-man, the railroad kiugj who is head coach of the Yale university crew, is spending a few days here in company with James O, Rogers, assistant coach at Yale, and C. N.' Snowcleu, captain of this year's varsity crew. It is understood that they are here trying to arrange -an international, boat race between crews represe.ntlne Yale, Harvard, Oxford and Gam-bridge. .�'>:� .'"� .'.w ��.','��. Hairinian, who is 'euthualaBtic on tlie subject oi rowing, camc Jiere last year on a similar 'mission.:'- He and his companions .went to Oxford today for(at few days' stay to watch th,� varsity "crew at practice and also to sound the' Oxford official "on. the nub-Jp<'i of the proposed, race, ;