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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 31, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta ^ONDAV, JANUARY 31, J 916 'i'H K 1. Kill liUl UUlli liAIl. Y IIKUAL D Military Have your Dress 8I10CS iiijulc to measure OFFICERS' BOOTS REPAIRS Your Inspection Invited FRANK MILES PHONE 1717 nil Ith Avenue South, PAGE THREISryj ----.---4-i-r^=ff.i,Tj- J) WELSH AND GRIFFITHS MARNOCH AND DOOLEY RINKS SUCCUMB TO CHALLENGERS AFTER HAIR-RAISING TUSSLE ? ? ? ? > ? ? ? ? ? ? TWO CARNIVALS AUDITORIUM RINK FOUGHT TWELVE ROUNDS TO DRAW-NO" DECISION BUT GRIFFITHS HAD LEAD ItABER INVITES OUTSIDE RINKS to COMPETE IN LOCAL BONSPIEL AT A NEAR DATE Akron, O., Jan. Johuuy Oiii-lillis of this city and Kfcddic Wclsli, lightweight champion, fought" 12 rounds herfi last night to a draw, (iriniths gave a giood account at hiin-seif in th(! 12-rounrt battle, with the lightweight champion, and had there been a decision would have bieu awarded a nhadu, in the opinion o! ilie major! tj- of new.spaper experts at tlic ringside. Griihtlis -was the ag-(^lessor througli the entire mill, e.\-( pting thi! sixth and tenth rounds, when Welsh did the forcing. Welsli was unable to do any execution with his loft except in tli'e 12th, when ho cut oroii Oriinths' face. The bout was at catch weights, Orimths weigli-ing around I'lS and Welsh LiSS pounds. CAPABLANCA LEADING IN NEW YORK TOURNEY Cuban Chess Champion Assumes Commandlni] Lead by Defeating Frenchman New York, Jan. 29.-,Tose R. Capa-lilanca, the Cuban chess champion, took a >comraanding lead in the Rico memorial chess masters' tournament yostorday by winning an adjourned �ame from D. Janowskl of Paris, after 83 moves./Ciipablancn increased Ills score to seven points, with none scored against him. A. Kupchik, Now York state champion, added two points to his score, and with a record  of five and two tied Ch!�3os and Bernstein Cor second place. ? : ? : ; ? ? ? ? : : : .> ? .;. STECHER NO PIKER ? �> ? ? ? ? 't* > ? ? ? ? > ? ? > J 00 Steelier, the sensational young �wrestler of Dodge City, Neb., cannot t)0 nccudud of seekliiK soft matclioH, for lie Is to tacklo Zbyszko in New York City next Tuesday. This is not the same "Biscuits" who wroatled tJoich, but u cousin. Tho original "Biscuits'' is said to bo a prisoner of war ill Poland. He must have wasted uway to 'A ni(\;'o ton. on prison tare, i'or that mi^n was surely a champion at iho feed trough when ho was in this country. It Steelier cau\ make bis body scissors hold do tho work on the bulky cousin of "lilscuits," it must lio .admitted that ho baa clSss, for when thai big, Polander really tries ho l.s soniti wrestler, > ? ; ? ? > ? > ; ? ? ? ? ? > ? ? ? ? ? W. b. Pet. For Agt Points Portland ...... 8 3 .727 44 32 Vancouver .... 6 4 .000 38 35 KRattlo .. .. ., 4 r. .1011 :i3 .39 Victoria ...... 3 S .273 44 53 With the Pacillc Coast ico hockey league's soaaou more than half over, Portland and Vancouver now seem to be thu class of the league, with Seattle pnictically opt oi: it. Portland has n game and a half the better of Vancouyer with eight more games to play, three of which, however^ are with the world's'champions. Frank Patrick's Vancouver bunch looks right now like � a pretty good oven money bet to repeat. They have won their list six games fltrnight, after losing' their first four. ? ; : ; ; 00021G'21UO-14 K. D. Johnson ----13201130000301-1.5 The totals are: Hamilton and Johnson 24; Dooley and .Marnocb 22, Taber Again Taber �club is not satisfied that they cannot take this cup to Taber. They think It would make a good addition to tiieir display of cups and prizes for their local bonspiel on Jlonday next, February 7th. They are sending up tivo strong combinations tomorrow night to play Johnson and Hamilton. Competitions at Taber Rinks are forming up to go to Taber next week for the local bonspiel. Rinks arc promised from Cranbrook, I'ernie, Macleod and Lothbridge. Ta-jber is making a bold try to pull off the big district bonspiel next year. Tills will mean enlarging their rink to at least four sheets. Taber can rely on the support of the clubs interested in the district to make this event a success, and it Is hoped that conditions all round will be favorable. Other Games Saturday . R. A. Smith's rink beat Roy Davidson's rink in a game Saturday afternoon. More of theco games would be in order, and tho ice is open any aftornoon for these interesting matches. The game for tho Summit Trophy and Oxiand's four pairs of chiskens is reaching tho finals. Hamilton is the winner In the llrst two divisions and is therefore in tho final. Hugh Scott and S. J. Shepherd have to play off in tho third division before the seml-flnnl can 'be played off. Tonight Below are the draws for tonight- 7 o'clock: Hugh Scott vs SOth Battery; D. A. Simpson vs D. D. JIc.Nabb; Dr. W. H. Marrs vs K, D. Johnson. Nine o'clock-K. P. Stewart vs Jas. Alrd; M. Freeman vs J. Jlarnoch; b. W. Clark va Inspector Chanoy. Two fancy dress (carnivals arc billed for tho Auditorium rink within tho next ton days. Next Sat'irday attornooii a school children's affair will bo I)ut on, and tho following Wednesday evening a carnival similar to the rorcnt Patriotic carnival will be staged with many added features. The children's carnival will commonce at 1.30 and-continue till n o'clock. Tho open carnival Wednesday week will commence at S o'clock. ABUTMENTS NO OBSTACLE TO SPEED AND SKILL-TWO GAMES SATURDAY GIRLS DEFEATED BY A HIGH SCHOOL TEAM-WESLEY BEAT KNOX That fast hoc'icv can be played at tlic Auditorium riiik in spile ol tlic posts, was decidedly do.iionstrali'l Sal unlay afliMnnon, when two last matciics were playcii. The Lelhbridgc ladies' hoc :py team was defeated hy a picked t:'aiii nf High school boys in the initial cnconiitcr. The score wns 3 to 2. .MthouKli defeated, tl-.e ladies j deserve much praise for ll;cir clever stick h.">ndling and combiaatiijn plays. IJiuiting one of the hoyS, who said, "Gosii, can't thoy chock liar.l. and play ureal comhinalion," gives - a fait, iinprt' of the ladies' skill.. ! Wesley and Knox teams look the ice for hatl'lc aflrr the ladies' and boys' match concluded. Wesley won by ;, score of 3 to 1. i The s->cond frame was productive of .just about as fast stick handiinir as is generally seen on onen ice without' post obstructions. Tl>c hoys Ecen-crt to be thoroughly unconscious of llif ! presence of the posts in the .\udi1or-! iuni and swirled anuiiid thcni in chase : of the puck as if thcv were not there. ' Knox team oxhihit"!! a first class brand of speed and conibinrt'cn. Their ! first and only coal was scored by Cecil IIuttoM after five minutes of the battle. Alany brilliant n-s'-es and shot.s were made hv Knov, only lo be repulsed by the Wesieyan slonc-wall goal-liccpcr. Marry iionncll. I iVIcCamblv and Hutton did sulcndid i work for the Knox boys while A. Queen, Oordoii Morrison and V. Pal-rick did the bombarding for the Wes-leyans, Qucon and Morrison each scor-. in'g. I The game throuehout was fast and clean and rrovidud much amusement' ; for both the bovs and tlie onlookers. ' Owing lo 1he"al;s;nc-^ of two Wesley players tlic teains played live men' a side. The line-up was as follows : AND TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY (Afternoon and Evening) The First and only Presentation of the French Government's Official Motion Pictures Under the Auspices of The Lethbridge Herald ANCE Taken under the Supervision and with the aid of the Great General Staff of the French Army for the National Archives Actual battle sceiies and conditions direct from the battle fronts, brought to this country by Baron Lieut. H. S. de Malausseul and Dr. J. R. Williams mees 25c Evenings 25c 35c and 50c Children 15c at all Performances Seats on Sale at Medley's. Hours-2 to 5; 7 to 11 LECTURER WILL EXPLAIN PICTURES : : : ; : : aised to Insure Butte's entrance Into tlio Nortlvwostern Baseball league this season, V. C. Farr, president of tho Spokane basBball clul), loft here last nlRhl for SDokano, Robert Blew-ott, president of the league, will remain hero a day or two to rb-jelve the ?1000 forfeit money. More than ?400() has already been raised, with the luiuini; companies that have proniisod support yol to bo heard from, A oom-puny will !ba Incorporated, it was said tonleht, and stock sold to purohaso adequate baseball grounds. ^ BOXER BREAKS HAND St. Louis, .Tan, 29.-Lee. Witt of this city fractured his rlgllt hand In the third round of a scheduled elKhl-round bout with Charles Motrle of Milwaukeo hero last night,, thereby bringing the light to an end with the newspaper men's decision in Metrle's favor. Tho men are llBhtwolghts. St. Paul, Jlinn., ,Ian. 29.-Xliko Gib-jbons wrote Packcy :\lcFarland at Chi-icago that lia will hot $10,000 ho can ! knock out Packey in ten rounds at \ ISn I'ounds. I "That bout of mine with McFar-1 land at New York was a blight to my '. claims and 1 want to wipe It out;" , Jliko said. i "Of course, Packey didn't lick me I that night. However, my sbowlhg j was not what it should have been. In that New York affair I had to get down to 147 pounds, it sapped my 'strength. Hut if hu will fight mo'nt 155 pounds 1 can clean up the siato," r BOWLING DOMINION ALLEYS Baaeinent Dominion Building" Kntranoo on Sixth Street NEW YORK WILL HAVE BOXING INSPECTORS State Athletic CommlsBion to Adopt More Rigid System of Inspection New York, .Ian. 29-Siinpllilod rules for boxing bouts and a more rigid system of inspection will bo adopted by llio New Yorlc State Boxing Cgm-niissl'bii. which began an oxecutivo session here today. At present there aro 1)7 regulations in the code of tho commission, but this auniber will he reduced lo 39. The rule proliibiting hotting probably will be diopuod because gambling is contrary tji tho state law. Special attention will bo given to tho prevention of delays in staging bouts. A largo number of inspectors will be appointed throughout tho state to sorva witli(7ut'p!iy. >l6-w Orleans, ,lan. 29.-Fred Pulton wa^s awarded a referee's docidion in tlie sciieduhHr 211-round willi "Porky"-. F'lynu at a lo-al arena !ii::t night.: .Kulton was tlic a;.;grosscr throujihoul, nltliouuh liis opponent made a crertitublo showing and had th'? best, of tlie inilgliting. . In � the faiirAi round Fulton was kncoked to his knees, and in this twelfth was sent down (a liit; l;aiu(.s and knees. Flynn was knc'ked lo tivj ropes in the cPrhlh. K'asy recoveries were mndo by both men. Fulton weighed in at 220 iiouiuls ijOfore the light ar.d Flynn at 202. .Tii'u Coffey-and Frank .Moraii cbnl-leiiged the winner. LOU BOplE IS KNOCKED OUT Symctise; N. Y.," Jan. 29.-Jim Coffey of New' York kncr-kcd out Lou Bodle-of' .\fontana in thu fifth round of - ft 10-round exhibition bout liere last ni?ht. ilodie weighed 215 and Coffey 20S SAYLOR BEATS YOAKUM Kansas city, Jan. 2!).-aillhurn S-i.v-lor of In'dianapolii-, won a decision in 10 rounds- over Stanley Ycak'.nn of Denver hero last nijvbt. The men arts lightwoigbts. harvard ceat McGILL' Boston, Jan. ;tO.-Harvsird university hookev iilaycrs last ni.'iit won from McGlll university, of Canada, -1 goals to one. BRAVES MAY BUY WINGO  Uoston, Jan. 29.--The Boston National league basCjall club is nogo-fiatlng wlUi tho Cincinnati Natimiapj for tliu purchase of Catcher Ivy Wiu-Ko, It was announced tonight. > LIVE SPORT NOTES v .J. ��> .^t *> .i, �� Vancouver defoatcd Seattle 4 to 2 in a Pacific Coast Mo:'!;t>y L'jaguo match Saturday. The game was played in Vancouver, Ottawas- defeated Wanderer.-) in a swUt and oxcltini; hockcv match nl Monfronl Saturday night by 5 lo -1, In another N. IL A. Ilxturo Quebec boat Torontp fl to X\. aec('Qtary Hewitt of tho Ontario HooUoy Association states tiiat close to 500 O. II, A'-Jilitvors have ynilsled. The 40th battalion team closed their Onlavin Hockey nHso"iution aorlcs with a dero-,-tt by tho Itlvei'Slde, 4 to 0, on fJaiiirday at Toronto. At V/esley Church At Wesley church in tho evening Mux. Cobhledick dcliverod a stirring apiioal to tlie youth of the congrega-(ion on ".Moral Conscription." The eld story of Balaam in a foreign court and his refusal to go forth against the hosts of tlie Israelites from ICgypI was the basis of his sermon. Democracy saw its birth in that host '; from lOgypt, and the seed of democracy sowed tliere lias grown until today Wo see tho groat struggle in I wliicli autocracy is the last obstacle ; against democratic forces. Twelve nation.--; inxolvint,- 1,000,0110,000 people aro ;it v>-ar. On I bo one band is au-tcicracy with its iaw of legal con-scriiilioii. On llK' olhor h\ (ioi.Hicracy rolyini; on uioral cons'.-ripiiou. If ihe forces gathered by the appeal on moral CouGcriptioa am not groat oucugh, it wo do nul an&ivcr that little call "1 ouglit" when it comes, if \iic lorccii of autocracy siunild come out l.riunipbant in this .^trjg^lc, dcnu;;--racy will Int-p in tills war what it will lulco a lunuircd years to regain. It is .for c-.icli man to decide v.-luu stand ho shall take in t'.ie apucal bciug ni-.ido tiiis week. No one can decide it for another. If "1 oupbt" is a man'.s honest i-onviclion, the only way is to ; enlist. If he Hciirchos his bearL and ' It snys "1 ouglil," but lie answers if ; and says "I won't." t-iat is moral suicide. Belter a thousand timcg that a man fall on the Held of balllo tiian to go tlirough lite knowing in his heart of iioarls lliat lie is a moral tuicldo. Thcrj will be three days of hfir-'-.-oarching in Lctli:br:d.:;e; every - man m int fotllo his ov/n course, but the, Ki:p:ikc'r was sure that v.-iion tho cnmi'iiign in over i^t v/ill be found that l.cthbrldge has done- hor duly. ! l^c". Fsihef C-ozanet � Uev. Falhei- Cov-aiicV preaclicil a ; ip.osf iiispiriiiii; .scrnKin at Ht. i^at- � liev's during the morning masfoi, at v.hicli s-)m? .'iU or -10 Kilties wore i;ris:iit. In part, he said : "To many llie gr at war has hocoii-;c moro or !ois commonplace', tiatiadians too often rci.'.ard it as a faraway event wliic.'i only r.'niol,"ly afl'rcts our dcs-linv. It is ncvcrthcloss u"ccssary ti rcali'/.e that the war is our iutiniale and personal conicra, Unit each in his own snhcro has ii duty in connection th?rcv,-itli. Men'"find more men are iicr'dcd. 'I'liat is lire message of the liinj;, tliat i.s the iiivariahlo"dcmau'l of tlu! situation. Is it .t. duty to enlist'.' is i, man whose rr.sp(uisihilit:es do not 1 ei'p him at liome,- ircc to go or free to st'W ?" 'rb^'sfVce v^rv ''�ri-oiis (|u:stior,s," said Father Cozanet, and to shnw tlie p.-irticuhir rcs'oiisi-liility of tlnthoUw he fiuol'd from a seriiKui preached bv the Bishop of Northamnton, I base lliau n shirker who ' professnl none, and that tbe voUm-1 tarv .system was no lo;5S obligatory in conscience llian liic system of .scription. If a ft'i"" iOnglishman and tri c Christian did not sec manifestly that his dutv was at iiome, he would straightway push liinisclf into the foremost ranks of the ligliting line. Britain, said Father Cozanet, was coii-jliim when he takes the step whieli2nd verso: "What shall ono 'then answer tlie messengors of the nation." Canon Murrell-Wright, referring lo tho citizens' recruiting camjiaign said: '�.-\. campaign commencos today In tlilt) city-a campaign organized for itiie purpose of tilling un tho ranks of ,tho ITStli tJaltallon to its full strength and tlio clergymun in town have been asked to make an appeal from tho jiulpit for all eltglblo young men to como for.vard and enlist. "Wo hoard a. great deal of talk prior to the outbreak ot the present war of Bolf government for Canada, yet how wonderfully tho war has helped \13 to realize tho grand unity of tho British lilmpire. "No one hoars anything today about -nor do wo want u.utonomy. The grand Imperial tie has helped the enlistiuont and the nilracio of Cana-' dian history will bo Canada's wonderful army! "When the wur broke out wo were ill prepared to inoet the reiiulremonlB gin to turn to tho God of the nations, Ho raises up deliverers. Lead-era are tho gift of God, but It Is tho duty of the "rank and tile" to offoi' thenisoives wlllingivy tor such soi'-vice as they can render, so that the powers that soek to. enslave liiay'be ibaffled. Some can go, others cannot, but in prayer and effort each can in some groat sense Quliat for service. Travelling across the Rockies recently he had bean Impressed by tlie Bight ot lonely men on guard with bayonottod rifle, ready to protect tho, bridges on any indication ot attack.-Thus to eacli of us is gjvon the sacf. red task of watching communications ot many sorts on wliich depend sttrot}f;i and progress. Mr. Ross . had. witlv hliu tho beautiful new horjor roll, of; the church, which is the gift of one; who Is himself going forth to do "his bit." It is all the more appreclatoda as tho work of one who belongs to' unothor communion. RESTAURANT BURN$;, T "Iji TWO ARE^ CREMATED.s>l Oklahoma City, Okla., Jan, 297-Twq|I|, peisons are known to have lost,'Uieil||jg lives In a tiro which started early tb;^! �day in a restaurant at DrumrlghUilvMi small oil town in the C.uahhi^;'fleld'J'ai ,und at olglit o'clock had buruod dnfefff asked of us, yet we have already entire block, eauaing an 'ostlinstotlt^jw raised v quanor of a million men, property loss of $100,000. The bodlefi^w and anotlier (ludrter of a Jriillion aro ol^^two men kupwn to have pe):lshe4'.m| soon to follow. . What la tlig, power are" In tho morgCl6i,\nJldentJfle(l, .\vhUeJ�! that is drawing men on?,/.-' . : / ;itt third is boliovecl.'dQSPDt-itin, tliat ..vas the cause! Enlist? RAISING MONEY FOR THE PATRIOTIC PgNtSl Ottawa, Jun. gT.T^'rhe;,. iiapUal''''^ three-day patriotic Innrt pamp�,lg; which claaiid tonight, resuUea Ju.Hl Aye, let every mna-who Iqv.qs t\,;� Wurfng-of !>ID0S,ll!3. ..-'MiQiKCOmmJttlS cause, and whosa d,';tle8 are not a In charge aimed at �S40Q,Q00.'i,TTi.o legitimate hindrauce, enlist without civil Borvants in tho city'cdntvlbutr' dolay, and it will ha a proud dny l^ov;^130,441, mu\'tUo cli;- SUO.OOO, . ;