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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 25, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THtmSDAV, JANUARY 25, 1917 T11K LKTliHRIDGi; DAILY JIKIIALD HERALD SECTION HOLDOUT FlilUdclphbi, Jan. Cleveland Alexander cuused a ripple circles here when tlio IKJWB Ti'aa'sonl over tho wire a from (he west that lio' had rijluriicJ his contract to thu I'lilHIei''office' ivliliout lilrf signs- turo attached to U. At OILCG Alo.van- der was classed generally zs a "hold- out." This may he stretching Iho tor in u. HUle.' Ae a matter of fact tlio cbiilTovcYsy.beUvceri llie Phillies' offi- cials 'and Alexander has not yet reached a. point. The Phillies, 1L fa 'understood, sent Alexander a contract which called for a subslan- flat Increase of salary over what iiu received during (ho pan tlirco years. There vas atao-n bonus clause attach- ed. President1 flaKer says that (he ialary offered-Alexander ivould ji hlui the highest-priced pitcher in uaaetiall "this year. though, back'' the contract lo Prcsldt-iit- Baker Vftu tho stalc-mcnl thai Iho amount named ivo.ultl nol liiiu ''good and liapjiy." President IJaker lold Inlorvl. thai ll'was Iho degJro of the club to Ret'fnlrly .with Alexander, He thought that _tho sum (he filar Iwlrler of I tie country would bu Eallsfactory Since U lias iiol jjrovcJ to Alexander's Eillbt'acUon-cfforls will now bo mailc lo effect u compromise with Grovcr. ifi lie desire of Lhn rhllllcE, ac- lo President -linker, lo meet Alexander half way, or. even to 50' more than half "way to Ballsy him I and him parfeclly contented. Klnce ncHhcr the club nor Iho player' has ma do any threat, and U is evident1 ihfit each 3hlc lo talk over calmly', with the othei1 side It would not bo surprising if the two canic to terms without any 111 feeling. The club, of course, realizes that Alex's valui) can scarcely be measured Inj-dollars anil cents (rom one point, o( view, huL Is anoLheV view- jiblnt; Ihat'bf1 U'walncss which Alexander's dtosallsfjacUon dales further back linn DID .lime whcij. ho received hJa contract for ihls TurflQ y'parri ago Federal league wanted Alexander, Agents ot Die era 1 3 are to have- offered him f In cash- lo .sign a contract wlileh callRfl lor n large su'in "oE money each fWBBoit. Alexander, re- fused io accept Ihc offer. Ho signed contract lor three yearG'wllh the Phillies at u salary to miicli Icsn than Dint blfereU him by Federals, get wardB Alex, 'say olber' plnyera contracts "fi'oni Ib'e sonto oC whtoli were ,001 lived uji'to, by ilte way.' IL loadc Jilm dlscosiciUcd jwJfu1. eatcl to i niul ho IF been dJsBallBflcd with the clause which called for him get a hoiuiR or J1000 cnch season, Jio lunied 25 victories. Orlovor never Iiad muoJi dltflcnlly In reachfriK mark, and.In years ivfih Ihc }'hlllle3 ho has lyrncc! In victories, or an average of 2C 2-3 pel- ecason. Whether tho efforts to gel Alexan dcr Into Hrio take llie fom o personal corrcspohdencft; whether Alexander will be InvJlcd to come here at the cxpcnsfi of Ihe Phillies and lalk things ovcrj or wheUier'Duslncss Man agcr filieltsline, who lias heen n Kood pcrauailer, wJll ho.'senJ. aa dL emissary1 lo tallf njaller's over with Orover lias riot yd been decided. Many probably will believe thaL Alcxantler'B action at this time lias heen due to the strife stirred'up by the Players' fraternity.- Alcrftiii however, has not even lilriled'thal FOR BASEBALL PLAYERS Jan. of- ,tho apijllcallon ['layers' Kra- charier vhs heKUu'lotlay by Uic execu- tive council tlio American redcrallo'ji Labor, The dec IB Ion may not lie announced until Ihe conclusion of [U; meet Ing'on'Friday, former Owner Claims Chase Was Knimed So Vcr- non Could Not Win HE POINTS TO TWO DEALS ii' BERWICK ARROW %nuJit COLLARS faftcAy. it ojit tli ttirctuti. CURLING San P'l-ancleco, "Jan, charge Dial lasl year'a pennaul loaguc WEIB 'Jixed" BO Ihat the Vernon tlub coultl not made In a FtateincnL by Jt, Malcr, tanner owner of Ihc club, printed here. Malcr was ex- pelled from membership in tho league last Scjilcmler, AL Ihnt llinc.tlio cijilanatlon of hlfj departure generally ncccplcd IhaL llaniillijii beat (barberry In tho son Milling Co. Irojihy. Tonight's Draw II, Slmjisnn vb. I'atrlyy, iKlliau Or, W. II. Marrs VB. D. MeXabb, H. Doyrl vs, K. Johnson, J. P. Hamilton VH. nmifiiu Dutf, f.cthbrlcljjc Oarjios must be as drawn or dcfaultcj, As Tar as (losaltile tlio draws will bo posted at the rink the evening before Ihcy are lo bo playtd along thu dl- and bfi fiscc'rtalned by the rink or Iho sncretarley. John Mar- noch or R. Kiuilli. are The Grcnl Alex has caused ronslcnintlon iu ranks by liis failure to sifin n 1917 cou- Irncl. ers to holil off signing until thc'fra- ly personal matter with Alexander. "pitcher to .earn 'a regular place on ihc Cubs' ''stali'-HDst-'BijrtbE because -oC a ratlibr rcDiiirliable .Inclilenl. TJio name'jof tUc Hwartby "ono c.in iio.l bt at present because .Mitchell, here, .and he lias 16 pass judgment oh tbe cane i first -A big, haft] 'listed man presented Cub ofrico. Secretary tVlJlIaimr received" him, and-tlie con- .voraatlon, according 'to Mr, tain H'flS n'boul Ls follniwa; "Do "the dubs need a good lelt-liand- rJ> from the visitor. "The" Cubs and every oilier baseball 'team n'eed a good (lie reply froin'-Mr. I 'Iiavp the very man al.Bntic'r, Pa..- near I'iltsburg." "Why, Rube came .from Duller county.' down, near answered YOU a'Yela- ;-V: "'Ilubc my llic Williams' down the name of tlio young and promised to reler the matter. to Manager Mitchell when tho" latter cornea '-beta next week. t Iihii to e hJs chsnce with tho answered tlic 'visitor. "The Cubs hnvo 18 pllcbere on the llsl replied Wllllama, "but I E'upppae ih'crcValways room lor one ulprc." ''Tliey'H about the oilier IS after Hiey 3te this from Ihe vis- llor. name, is replied llic .Visitor, "I'm working In Chicago, but 1 live WNOIliSfONT j New Boxing Club for Milwaukee Between Jeff Smith and Moha A DEFI TO CALGARY The local "Y" ba'Bkelb'all team', representing' city, hereby challcnge'Lhc 'Calgary Lcaia to a honic-iiTid lioiu'e'-cou-- tost. The localbbye ar6 b'egfii-" v to get rcillta'a -for-wnni' some. comrjetltJoh'An'South- crn no have "ilccitlefV v Lo go a Hltle'rarther fore the seasoii'ls v v 5rtlwaukeDF; WIs., Jan. The etAle boxing commission has decided to allow another in Mlln-atikca (o atafic boring' Ihus busting tho trust enjoyed by Tom Acdrcws1 club, Ornitetn nnd fVunk Mu- Iwrn, a promoter of the first shows under (he elate boxing law, are the Leads of tbe.neir cdhcorn, whfch an- counced-that Us -first malch 'will bo bittle In February Smith and Dftlt..Vphft. between Jeff Tuwdmy night's fight between Fred- Welsh arid Ritchie Mitchell caused a death, that of I'atroimah LuMrence on.duly.al the lo preaerrfi order, lln uruf.ped dead of-apoplexy due to eicltcmenl the show. Frtrtrtle noi worry over the attachment of of the re- of the fight, far eren with deducted from chkrriplon'fl eharc thfl proceeds he, irag able to put la his 6nek reached hotel, the toiai receipts ircrc 115.098, and Welsh 'received about (ilr'hls ahare. RUchlc Mltchell'j WM Just :cw dollars "under Take Place in NeV March 5th t ChicaQQ, Jan. Lcs warty, middleweight champion 'of 'Aus- trafia, wJJI make his .initial ap- pearance.ln a United States riny, facing Al McCoy, fn a JO rgund bout in New' York on, March 5tlrf. U .was. announced in Pittsburg- laet night. 0 o o MOHA-GIDBONS MATCHED, Papers Bob Moha, the Milwaukee with Tommy Gibbons, Si.'. for [a Bout In Milwaukee on '6lh, were signed ]n Milwaukee Wednesday night t> o o NEW TRACK RECORDS Joe Hay, Illinois Afhl-Uc Chicsuo, made a one milt run in six minutes and 45 seconds, a new United Slates .cord, at the Mlllrose A. A. indoor meet In New York last night. Robert Simpson, University of Missouri, also ettabllshed a re- cord, making the 70 yard low. hurdles In eight and one-fifth seconds. a t MLTCHELL-KILBANE BOUT OFF: Ritchie Mitchell, in Wednesday night, called off his- hoql with Johnny Kllbane on Feb.' Bth at Cleveland: Mitchell IB suffering from ah Irijured'hand, he rlld not reclore. Sayt'DeaLe Were Unfair "FVom Ihe start everything was framed against mo and aRalnst the Vcrnou tho slatGnient satd "Two glaring things thai wero allowed by-llie leayne is'ero Iho and Davis deals. In the American loaguc last sea eon had Wnshluglou cold or loaacd .Waller Johnston lo the Detroit club, the latter would have been retnrntd llic pennant winner. Think of the uproar ILIs eort o[ deal ivould. have eansrj In the American league..Yet here in the Pacific leaguo It was per ml tied escape aiuioat un- noticed, "It has been brought to my altou- lion that as far hack aa 1012 when the Vernon club was beaten by the Traction of a nolil In iho race for the Iiciinaiil with "Oakland, members of the Angeles toam uyou its de- parture for Sari. Francisco, llie scenn ot tho final spries, declared Ihat Ver- non ivould never win the pcnuant 1C they co'u'd hcli> Pitcher Was Approached "In Ihc fCnal "game of'thn season, mi jiipoa' wliith. lilngcrt (lie race it- self, a certain Los Angeles-'pitclter, whose tvirn it was io work, was told he could pitch llie game only on the' condition (hat he would agree to lose. He''indignantly, refused to enter inlo tiuy-Eucli'agreement and he was ool permitted" to .pitch. -The rest of tlie gniueVis "Maier aL .least three-clubs own raniover tn'c-'salary JlcCredle of ljdrilaiid was (he oily member ol JirecCorate who voied with me against reducing palary thc.stalc- ttlfillt SEtlrf. The Davis-Dulier and, Cranilall ileals rnetitloneVi -by .Vaier refer lo acqulsJ- llou by Los Angeles for Hobble Davis, an Oakland' iiiiiclder, and' PJlcher Omndiill late in the season iii tlie Jioal of the' race- for Ihe pennanL Buller, shortstop "of tlic; Los Angeles leans, injured'a and was temporarily incapacitated. He was traded lo Oat- for and later rcleaseil by Oafclarid. CrandaJl btroiiB for Oak- land." when ho was to Los Angeley. HesJiies Ins pllchlag ability he was conalilerc.il a good pinch hlUcr. .4- Hauin, president of the Pacific league, has vbls to say of Maiot's slatcmenU "Mr. .Maier's valedictory. If ;lie. is correctly quotcilj charac- lerJsLic Such false and -unfounded statements and, accusations are not worth .comment.'1. Baum said llic Davis-Duller and Crandnll deals were .perfectly legiti male, ns waivers had been askcrt on both" Davis aud CranJall prei ioiisly by Oakland. About" three thousand votes brought Into n.ucsllgn by latfi, who arc demanding an lnvesLlga< lion. POLICEMEN p LETTER CARRIERS DRIVERS and other workers who mtut enduring strength, take SERGT. JACK MAY 'Die known L'anndhn boxing Imuiliion liccn Mllc'l I TIiQ Iftnc Room (it (tin .Art-Da is ticltiK well iiaircmlzt'4 Uiese da It's u uicti (o kcrp warm, and It Is also useful for ninny o UKT Wo a.itpjiosp you ivlll worry yourselves noiv what. flguro om fly fighting ihrco limes A ivecfc for a whole year l.cvlnsky hopes to break I he rccorrt held by Johnny Jvvers. lo build up and keep up their health. Surely it will do as much for you, but insist on SCOTT'S. "ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE Glnseow Services GlASGOYfToFqRTtAND.Mr. J Via tf-S. g RB. The.bars of Uic a bis ovenl (or Tuesday, January.3011ir proceeds o( which will so to Bed ds Society- The .mnln event will be a bjg of bashctball between Iwo pirtefl teams from (lie city, have chosen Ihe names '01 'Bull Doss and Iho Tom Can. Tho names arc ugli to Impress on the minds o[ rj'ono the Importance of Hie mcel- Ing and tlierc.U every indlcalloii that there will be'hair Hying iii all'direc- The-teams hafe Jieerf'choscu so R3 tp'jnafco the gime'03 "cloae ag possible three- men ot lliey representa- tive team being put oii'eacli learn anj couple stars-front tlie second team and the recent city to nil In. The biikelbal! gt'me Is nol Ilia only thing on the Mil, however, as.a cou- ple of jcod boys are-being selected to givo a amateur and Not ,only thla lul a gooi line of jvmniilum' stunts will bo pulled oft fcy the Inlem'dlslo arid Renlor boys. -.For thls'vi admission 25 cenis will bo charged, go- Ing to .Iho Red Cross flpcleir-' The basketball club at-Did arc Pacific Coast H 0 C K E Y fercf Ilauglilou wants firsl base bovefl nearer Iiotne-plntc, probably so -Tolinny .Evcrs won't have so long lo watt before mulUnK his holler on close- decWong. Following IB the standing in llio'Pa- cllic Consl Hockey League: -Won Loci EeaUle Vancouver Spokane I'ortlRiul Vancouver v o 7 C 6-7 5 3 [rom SpoHan the latter's ice on Tuesday night, P.O. .643 -53S -J62 o'- on S to Looking bart last season. one finds Ibst Ino olf-aeaaon tor: some oMhe hucball learns begin on April 12. has become ot (ho old-fash- lonert sDori who used lo button only Iho bottom' -.button 6r hla '..vest and moisten hU cigar aU over, before put- it In his mouth? CABPEBALU Ihls on ill br IhcmBelTeB 60 ev- co'body help them out In-IL turalcg out lo aec IL ot Klltj million dollars Vas npcnl on Rolf lagt year. This Includes tlsll at llie nlneteeclh hole. Tho [olloivlBK are Ihft sehefl-. llled nines or the rarpfloall league' to. take placo. iomor-' TOW. evening in Mooose Hall: S.O.B. TS. Galls; K. ot P. TS A.O.V. Unity; Gaits TS. K. ot .-Word comes from St., l.ouis that Manager lluggins has choppetl ODD off the salary expenses for next EcaEoin. Inasmuch as the Cardinals tinlshcrl in a lie tor last place In 6, it.would appear tliat a third division will have to ho created for them thla year.. For Pile Sufferers Pyramid Pita T r entm I quick re ef, J510P3 llch- In (r, blcedlnc or prelrudlflff piles, hetnorrholds anS nil rectal troubles. In prlracr of rcur ovn home, EPc.a tax ail liti. A'alnale ton otlen cures. tHul with booklel mslkd frco (n plain wrapper, If you US coupon below. FREE (MIPLE GOUfON nncn COMPACT nmHBIdl. Jilch. ihc-a Frra niriiDlo ot J ID phlo Stltcl '...Vu ciif'... New Columbia iii istrumentai fSiiumpii THE most brilliant names in the instrumental field distinguish; I thismonth's list of Columbia Records: the Chicago Symphony. Orchestra, .with Wagner's "Ride'of the Pablo Casals, with Schumann's Josef j Hofmann, ,with Paderewski's "Minuet in Kathleen Pa'rlow, with Rusticaria" Intermezzo; and Eddy Browrij with, Massenet's Equally disfiiigxiishcd is the vocal list, witKi Oscar Scagle singing Moore'i ''Meeting of the Lucj- Gates rendering "Come My David Uispham hisvtainous "Danny Vernon Stiles singing '.'At Dawiiing" nnd of the quality ind interest of the __. New Records for Februairy on sale January 20th I v Among the sixteen popular recordings, Al Jolsqnisngain the hendlinerjsinging "A Broken Doll" Irom "London the which is also recorded .is a fox-trot in this month's list of eight dance-rccovds.- A Few.of the Song-Hits and Dances Listed: HONOLULU. AMERICA LOVES A5JH4 "When Kttohir SbaOoVs 13-inch mi.1; On ihc AID of o" Si 35 1 Prirtr's Djstl. J pF'.THE DOLLYS. (Ager.) Prince's Or- A 2 148 to-iach A 2151 iQ-incK VOU. (We're {7m ta Hand ll (o Voo.) Kmcketbock-er ONTIIE SAND ISLES. Knicler bochel Quanetce. 'TWAS ONLY AN IRISHMAN'S DREAM. Hmpiie Trio. KOO. KnickerbocVer QuiitcUc. i WALTZ. A 3SISI chejlrJ.1. IBETTY. sin, Prince's Or- Then Iliere is a wonderful clionl recording of Ihe second-act finale of "La initial recordings of ]ame5 Ilarroci, tenor, monumental hymns, Charles .Harrison Jn--.. two.songs of the heart, light orchestral selections and overtures, marimba and accordion-" b.injo novellics, onil even two story-records for the children lo nuVe this iritcresting list i complete. your tastes, you'll be sure to enjoy a visit to your tlealc't's today! New Columbia Records on sale the 20th of every month.'. GRAFONOLAS and DOUBLE-DISC Next Dallas Hotel The Diug-Book.Stoic Phone 1487] ;