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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 26, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TTTE rETIlBlttDOE DAILY 1TFHALD MANAGER McGRAW IS OUT TO WIN THE NATIONAL PENNANT SPORTS Harry Lewis Not World's Welterweight Champion Johnny Summers' defeat'at the hands of Harry Lewis, at Lon- don yesterday will not be badly felr by English riiiR followers in general. Summers has got himself in bad in England ou repeated occasions through his dodging tactics. Recently Packey McFarland took a trip to England for the express p.urpose of meeting: Summers but the English scraoper used every means to with McFarland xvhile the Old Country fans were clamouring for them to get together. Since then Summers has been very much in disfavor. knocked Summers out in the fourth round after the hot- kind of Both fighters were willing .10 mix it and ihe Olympic was crowded to its utmost capacity with excited onlookers. The American had eight pounds to the good of the Englishman, four pounds above the weight stipulated, foi- wiiich Leiria forfeited 1500. Young Joieph is really the English welterweight champnu. knocked out by Lewie a year ago, but the latter being an American cannot rightly claim the English title. Had Summers however, the former would be Uoralded ;is champion oJ Britain it his weight. Harry Lewis is not the welterweight champion of America. Thmt tiLle belongs to Willie Lewis, who is in fact, the world's cham- Willie Lewis, orer a year ago, beat Harry Lewis in America, lor the welterweight title and won easily with a knockout. Baseball JUST SIXTEEN SLAB ARTISTS Hockey Breezy Briefs clubhouse, eostJB-K fl.500.0VQ will be opened Feb- ruary 23. The CAtionml tourBatnent will held at Chippewa Falls, Janu- ary 28 to 2S. a At new boathouze cne of the innovatioiis .is the placing; of. mirrors beside the rowing ma- to enable the novice oarsman to observe better rowing form. Jockey Frank Wooten, the young- ster who rode the largest number of 'winners on the flat of the English turf last season, "was IT years old De- cember 13 last. F. C. Holway, the American sprinter, now competing in Australia, is the atest to claim the'vegetable diet. Aoout 2 valued at 5V OF THE CUBS WILL GO SOUTH NEXT SPRING TO TRAIN Oiicago. Jan. aud catchers of the Chicago Cub baseball I team probably will be required to i start the training trip two weeks earl- ier than any of the other players. The plau is to have them go directly to N'ew Orleans from Chicago two weeks before Manager Chance starts South with the fielders on. February 27.1 President Jlurphy discussed the idea today -with Scout George Huff and Joe Tinker. Both spoke highly of it, and i if Chance approves the plan will be I carried through. Sending the players down South two I weeks ahead of the fielders offers scv- [eral advantages. Manager McGraw, of the New York Giants, has beeu doing it for several seasons, and as a result his twirlers have always started the year in good shape. Bill Dahlen, of Brooklyn, has adopted the system, and now it appears as if the Cub fling- ers will be required to do the same. MEETING OF CITY HOCKEY LEAGUE CALLED TONIGHT Alter the game between tho wankers and .Mack'od bros. tonight at the rink there will be a niesflnjj of tin city hock- ey league clubs anent tiie big uance being put by the league next .Monday evening in the new I'yihiPa'hali. .A representative from each club is urgently requested to at- tend. The meeting will be called to order at y o'clock. Thursday, January j PREACHER USES CURLING GAME FOR HIS SERMON Bowling Novel Ticket Scheme for Big Hockey Games Montreal, Jan. peculiar situation confronts lovers of hockey in Montreal. Ten games remain to be played in tho league series and every reserved im has sold for the entire ton KO that the man who takes his chances with the mob in the rush scats in the north of the rink or buy' standing room if he can get It. This peculiar situation was brought about wlmn In response to the demand for for next Saturday night's Ktime between Ottawa and ihe Wanderers the management opened u sale for sub- scribers, each aubscriber agreeing to take the seats la- ivanifd und he could not havo more than four for the tea gurnets remaining to be played during the season. About half of the reserved seats wore sold on Tuesday in this way and tho remaining half went before eleven o'clock this morning, puroltaaer signing a contract by whfch. he agreed to lake a number of leata for each of the giunes to be played. Bowie will referee the game.on Saturday night. JUXIORS DRAW THE BIG CROWDS duo were taken from the United Y twMeis as well as the veterans States to Canada last year, cbierly wm be sent South 5f it ig decided u to the great -wheat growing provinces ot Alberta and Saskatchewan. The Hajnilton basket ball team of Two Rivers, Mich., have started on Its three months' tour of the west. Ten men, some of whom were rated the best in the middle west, will make up the squad. William T. Reid, Jr., the former iinirorsity football' coach who for the last seven years has been assistant headmaster at Beltnont school, San Francisco, will return east to go into business with his father-in-law. NEXT THURSDAY MACLEOD JUN- iOR PUCK CHASERS WILL BE HERE M'ne Leibbridge Juniors claim that tney always prove a bigger hockey attraction than the seniors and can point io gate receipts to prove it. The juniors are going to mrnish a couple of tlieir bit attractions in the near mture. The .Macfeod Juniors 'have SAYS BATTLE OF LIFE LIKE GREAT BONSPIEL CHAMPS. HOLD DAVIES AND SINCLAIR FAILED TO BEAT EVANS AND MOORE .NOIS' mat the h'vaae-Moors nave anjuircd the two-men team j rolling title they intend to hold It tc-r :i period. The former and Sinclair. Mtemp'tua to the Honors trom them last night at Aroado, chased io the four games wero indiitied In uuucM. tho ijvfcknj; Ml but tho -ei-otiU. Yftli wkK the only clonn game of'tae The totals ihoweil hJv.ins snrt .Moore 111 ia of their rtvili. i-Jvans wag the henn-llaer In last performance. Twfcr lie >ppetl I'uo mark .and causa on H third hud good team hut average wnn Life's battle is a- great bonsptel The preacher that it by 91nrlair- i 1 (U1 M Bf fin -i nt A. I l where curlers who don't rest upon i because some nu-n, on the curling, their brootns, but strenuously sweep I rint' skip t.. win ih--} j e same and mrantime restnl upn-i hard to tne word of tiie Skip, arc [brooms, that james were lust. rewarded by reaching: the Finals. j Over Confidenc. Lo.t. Gam.s This, in a. line, was the sermon that j Overconfident. Dr. 'McQueen tonk' consistent same, tip to his regular Insist and Have Double "Or> Old Orkney Real Liqueur Scotch Whisky Guaranteed ten years old, and bottled by the dis- tillers, Messrs. McConnell or Co. proprietors of Stromness Distillery, Old Orkney, Scotland Sold and Recommended The C, C. Pagnuelo Wine Spirit Co on. An opportunity of great value to the new recruits presents itself right here. While practicing in New Orleans the Overall,, Mclutyre and act us tutors to the youngsters. They can instruct them in fielding, in tak- ing positious on. :he rubber and in throwing over to first base; in work- ing with the catcher and also how to use the different curves effectively and when to use them. This is the principal 'feature President Murphy likes about the scheme.. There are 16 flingers ou the Cub list, including the regulars of .last season and the newcomers. The vet erans are expected to balk at the system, but there is no doubt the min- or -leaguers will be pleased to go south as early as posible. sent a challenge to the local lads, j Rcv- McQueen preached last Stic- j to i li-ic Hoan n o-omn dar nivhr, in Fljlmrtntort In r_n _r has been Uie which has been accepted, aud a in Edmonton, according to ot- manv a win be arranged for next Thursday-1 the Journal, at First Fresbyteriau it hr rjlc downfall of men in thnr evening in all probability. church, to the usual congregation journey through life-. StrtuiJous work, Fmcher Creek juniors will also by over 200 curlers who are j declared, and constant aUcatUui invited down to try conclusions. Ke-'in. the city atumtime the provincial j {0 details turn games will be in order in botli. bonspiel. !was onjv instances. I WfcK hy The utlo holders rt.-r a of xrent fold fair to their non-3rs "than have- done. 'ine class of hockey Sn fonner rurnisted oy the juniors has always Taking the various features ol ihe rends, curling game, Dr. McQueen cleverly! h applied them to the lives of men. I of oi Christ's teaching. ray io atuJn ihr .iioore... was the duty. doctor said. man to take up ihr broom t 16; proven more interesting. They havej -Let him who thinkcth he slandetn. Iwhwe -Jesus had it anrf a stj-le'Qf tnetr own. AN ALL-STAR Lacrosse i take heed lest he fait." ifcrrp in motion- 1 This quotation was from one of the j Tkr Apostlr'Paul, in wriMp.s; !rt epistles written by St. Paul, the j ters to ibe Corir.thians. Dr, McQuera preacher said. He took the sentence'declared, had ?howc that r WINTER LACROSSE SCHEME DORMANT BALL TEAM INCLUDES ROCKEFELLER, ROOSE- VELT, GEORGE WASHINGTON, TOM THUMB AND OTHERS It's a long way from the places where the Cubs and the Giants play the American game is. universal. A lawyer in the New Mexico town ssr.ds this to Collier's: The baseball season of 1910 having passed into history and tho all-star team been duly selected by various MAY PLAY A FEW EXHIBITION was a sportsman paid close as his text, declaring iha.t it was most appropriate. Thp vrigdoin of tioa io thi- and these words, he, stated, applied to ev- those early days. cry game that was ever played. j wius. is temperate in all 'CANADIAN U'XIOX thi- To profess Christianity and then to j apostle ted written. This had A spc-j ive wp iuither Sjhtiag, would land cial reference ;o sport.. f give a tnan. Dr. McQueen stated, in about the same predicament as a rink of curlers, who, after having won the nrst sat down to rest with the confidence that all would be in the further contests. VIEWS RE- GARDING SCHEME Though the proposed -winter li- crosse league has fallen through rink is to be successful in a spiel, that the word of cause, of the inability of Messrs. Charlie Querrie and Fred Thompson, who were, behind the project, to get- a p'ace, the promoters have not abandoned the scheme altogether. They intend playing a few exhibition games, probably in Klverdale Rink, some time This winter, while next year they will make an early start- is necessary, the speaker said, i{ a rink is to be successful in a bon- the. and sundry experts, including a big league. Frank- permit me to suggest an all-time team, Sachs, the Old Country authority on which I am Trilling to back against any lacrosse, v.-ntes as follows in Sport- team you or any subscriber may choose. Here is the line-up: Catcher. John D. Rockefeller; pitch- er, Theodore Roosevelt; first base. George Washington; second base. Tom iSamc run on purely professional lines Thumb; ibird base, Captain Kidd; the coach of the Tccumseh Club, "Winter lacrosse is being introduc- ed into Canada. It will be an indoor skip should be respected and carried out. Ji man roped to attain Salva- tion, he should be equally careful to observe the Word of God- But it is not trise to depend solely upon the Grace of Goii. without works, In one instance, tho Apostle had! taken a simile fron-. a wrestling match, and he wrote urging his fol- lowers in Christianity to their temptors down. He thr-m t not merely to throw them to the mat and then to depart from the place. but he instnic'ca them to hold these evil on their backs arjsJ to exhaust ihem. Dr. WIR of an arid sirapleness that rom- attestion. The. rbuich was filled fay the curlers and mar.v chairs had to be secured whm all th- had been taken up. NEW SUBSTITUTE RULE WAS WAS DONE ABOUT THE JUNIOR Thr I'-J-tntietii annual nirc'ius; nf the Canadian Ruicby KouliuS! held at Tnrnnto rrctstiy, wrll by thr drifgntcv o! the 'li! ferent mrmhers. Thr for universal freely dS- cusjitTl. ar.J dr-legatfi placed thrni- on rrror.-i being ja favor union in Canada. A nrvr suhstltu-- rule was whereby a nun mi- be replaced at any time th- earr.e whrn injuries are thr fi shortstop, outfielders, Thor, Hercules and Samgon. If any man has caught more in a life-time than Rockefeller, it ban es- caped my notice. Roosevelt haa pitch- ed into everything and everybody; he had wonderful rise and an equally sudden drop. Why not he for the box? He could also captain and man- age the team on the side. Washington, first in war, first in peace and first in the hearts of his] countrymen. Why not firat base as ('r by some such C. Querrie, and as the scheme is in- troduced with the object of bringing out the younger players, it is good. I do not know if this is the same Querrie who was over here with chr. Torontos in lfl.02. and whose light- ning runs from mid-field were the consternation oi most Eng- lish defences. The talcs one hears a' times about Canadian amateur la.- jcrosse makinc certain advances an' My only object in placing General Tom Thumb at second was to have a la l announcement as this 'Several well-Known amateurs who were conceded to be about ripe wen balanced team. Captain Kidd at for senior company have signified their third could be relied on to rob many J intention of turning out to play, in- an opposing batter of a hit or run: jstrad of wailing until next- spring to he would also excel in stealing the jump.' This has reference. to tlirsc winter games, which arc tn take plact- in a building known as thf Toronto Armories, and from the com meal il is evident that, rlespite every ;o promote amateurism, most Canadian lat-rossers arc ama- The serious question in my mind Is whether he might not better fill the j place of umpire. In Mercury we would have a speedy shortstop and one who would be cer- Itafn to make good running couM you find a bunch of heavier-hitting outfietderfi than Messrs j Thor. Hercules and Samson? I aee ;vlfijons of home runs and lost nails galore. teur only so long as :hey are. nof enough ;o br professional. By the way, Querrir's little inilcor tour- jnament provides that each tram shall j consist of eight players, and one is BOB FITZSIMMONS SET BAD EXAMPLE FOR FIGHTERS "RUBY" WAS FIRST PUG TO DEMAND GUARANTEE AND ALL THE "CHAMPS" ARE DOING IT NOW Jack Johnson's declaration that he to meet Owen .Muran for the world's jnark after a Roa! hail l> lightweight title, and his friends say rrt was laid George rannot be blamed for following thn will fight any man in the world pro- vided that receives win, lose or draw, is another illustration of the unsportsmanlike policy adopted by numerous ssar pugilists. Tears ago ring champions always showed 1 will- ingness to fight for a winner's and losers end of the money, the battle between Corbett and Sullivan in 1892. for that matter, being governed by a'amounted to a trifle moro than 55.00'.'. "winner take air agreement, Corbett .Until Burns WHB trimmed by Johnson therefore drawing' down the frill [he refused to fight anybody unleRS amount of the purse and a big guarantee, and in that way j player's removal, but thr man j removed ranr.nt OOTTIC tract un'pss i miit'iul Tlir Ir.tfrr-provicfjal low v.jbsTitution any -n. thin nirt with Ir. future- a ball go five yards in anv {ion on a feii'k nut. The may the ball nn fh'.' 1 I'.'s only three latter won in forty rounds he had io 'ar a secured from a be iatS8fied wirh less than 54.000. Wolgaat now insists fhat miifit have or even more if. he agrees so ?nat it v ,ii vritlitlravn Davir- Tope's that ilir hall nirwcd ol! at ilic example set by Tommy nurns refused to fight. Johnson in Australia unless he drew down and when the nejrro beat, him the suegcslinn {hat kicks to the dead lir.> aijd rogues should no: count as Thr ireasurcr's report showed a bal- ance of J12.V-about the same as last van's aide bet. i he amassed a fortune of nearly Robert Fitzsiromons. who won The'000- The late Stanley Ketcbel warned heavyweifhr chamnionahlp from to fI5hl Srim bett. was the firnt pugilist to Insist Nevada Iasr- h-' upon a.'big money guarantee rfcKard-'.not liccan b.ur. the match I-angford in- winner's anrl loser's cut less of results. When he upon take Jeffries on for the title at Coney !up- Two yc2rs Nelson wa3 asked Island on June 9. 1S9JV. Fitzsimmons itf> box at on" tho Tocal hllt then managed by Martin Julian, insist-jhc stunned the matchmaker with a .Ie An invitation was received from thr A. A. r. C. to affiliate, but the un- ion felt tl-at it was not in a position to such a move. A communica- tion received from Nnrt Crow, nf Athletic L'nion, thanking the I'. II. V. for cotirtosirs intended at. the ti.'iu of the senior final match a: of raand for f wSn, lose or draw in ed upon having 50 per cenf. entire A. Brfidy, Jeffs mentor, was com-! All classes of pugilists, by t lie way, pellet? to accept this ultimatum or making exorbitant demands lor urse, win. lose or draw, ten-round contest. N'n'Jtijij; was regardinff the es- tablishment oi rf heiter iindcrstanilir.r in the junior .sr-rir.s. Considerable frelinsr was aroMsed last fall ov- arrangemcTit of thr play-offs in without the fight, so that, although j their services, with the retaili that this M-ries, and it was pointed out the Cornishinan wag knocked out heiataletic clubs backward in got the lion's share of the spoils. top-notch bouts at the risk of los- slmtnons estAbUshed prc-jing money. Borers wcr, would have wondering whether the redfir.t. other ft-Iitcrs! acUptsfl cr t Phone 543 407 and 409 Second Avenue, S. rton- son of South Shields will occur at the Notional Sporting club, London, Janu- >ry 30. This will be Driacoll's third ibout for the Title of featherweight i cnampton of Great Urltaln. He won itrie two other contests and a third win I will sprure for him permanent vosses- sion of the Txjnstlale belt. six-a-sidc tournament helped him to reach a decision with regard to it." D. Mcintosh's cammoth bowl- ing arena, which he has just opened In tho spacious annex of Olympia Blythe road, Kensington, near London. IB one of the most complete In to make similar demands. Battling! their services In short bouts ten years XelEon, for initance, wouldn't fight i ago now srorn such offers and prefer the Gans at Goidficld unless j to remain idle. Hugh D. Mclntosh, Tei he received He got that anm i Rickard and some of the California even though he was beaten on a promoters are to blame for this Argonauts. That the Canadian T'nion roallv The officers were elected as follows J. Sice..Toronto. First Davirl- son, Montreal. Second Wright. Cans" share o Nelson jilso received 112.000 for fighting Ad in frcrambte for FahriJtry, of the money -was [boost in prices, for they have, openly so demanded and encouraged the tlercandg lor big pijar- ftth, The usual honorariiini was to Secretary ;