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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 7, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Pennant of American League Will Hemain in East-Boston Second GhoiiM WANT SHERMANS TO DECIDE WHETHER THEY ARE THROUGH OR NOT Edmonton, MarcK 6.-isfanaget Deacon ^\"Rtte of thi? Eskimos, is taWngj HE WON RACESM AID OF RUSSIAN SKATER WHO HAS BEEN BEATING WORLD'S RE-CORDS Stockholm, March 7.-Recent remarkable results attained in skating It ^Is generally conceded by both ball players and critics that the. American League c!!.aml>!onBhip will remain in the east ^another year. The three clubs almost unlTersally picked to battle out fn front this season are the Athletics, the Bostons and the Wash-Ingtons. Few figure any western club as having a look-ln- for the highest honors. It is supposed to be.a three-club race. This opinion is founded on the actual winning; of the. world's championship last fall by the Bostons, V oh the known strength of the Athletics and on the seniational spurt of the Washington team during the latter  balf of last seasoDi President Mc-Aleer, of the Bostons, said not long agO^that he hopes to see his club win 'a^ftin, but that he fears both the Ath-iJetlos and Washington. He does not .figure any other club as a possible contender. As a matter of fact, the JAthleUcs do look- like the best prospect ih the American League. Fans * cannot forget their great work in the wqrltl'B series of 19X0 and 1911, when ihey easily cleaned up on the Cubs, an,d' the Oiante. U Is .believed that they would have won a third-straight > pennant last season if Connie Mack had been able to keep all his players in the best of condition throughout the year, But with Bender off the teagon and his outfield in more or ,le8s;of a 'broken up condition he could not rally; his club tor the big . effort; which would have been neces- ;-�ary-to come into the home stretch ihead and head with the Bostons, who bai^.-good' luck all year and 'played a ; s|^c|jr aiid straight-away game \vit1l- = orit-a break. There la .little doubt thatithe Athletics, at their level best, are^e: best-dub jn the American. V League. ^They have shown it for. sev-' ' fi|ai?years. ''if tfi'ey can mafntalu tSeff^ibest standar^ifrom wire .to wire this syear they should win, not in a �vyalk; of course, but without any grcfit stPain^ .The only weakness in ^fack's team Is that he apparently must de-Jjend again on his three veteran pitch-Tj.era, alt of whom have seen years of kfi^^ more of whom is liable'to break under the nervous pnll isofwhard battle of: aut months. Bend- in good flj&ipe tot: the entire season, ought to Ijfist any other three pitchers that can , toe stacked up against them. Mack '(^uple of good youngsters, it is - $UAf in Houck ana Brown, but he ^ UyUItiaturaUy depend on his old-timcra itri^ and: true, for the bulk of the Wary work. 5 If all three of these men bold pp'tite^iinaQt should fly over "6UJb6 .Parfc agaW. and tbe world's -iBe^e8;ofyi918J8 likely to be divided *etwWn-. Phiradolphla and Pittsburg. rib premature stfips to challenge for [races of 5,000 and 10,000 metres by the Allan Cup, as he is entitled to ; a Russian named Appolitov, whojfcat do with the provincial channpionshlp J the "world's record championsbij^Jnade scal^ on his bell;, but will wait until j by the Norwegian Matheson at Pel-this jBVening and see ii the Shermans i singfors, are accounted for by the ot Calgary appear to play as order- j fact that the Russian took s.tryclmlne ed by President' Pearson or whether 1 imniedUteiy before the race,- The poi-they will make good'their thtfeat to;.son is said to affect the energy and quit cold. If. the Shermans fail to} will-power to a high degree. The appear then, do the Eskimos become!blood pressure ot the Russian imme-proviiicial champions by default and;diately after one race was 148 against Deacon is perfectly at liberty to chal- ; the Norwegian's 108. Ichge the \Viunipegs for "the Allen; The athletic authorities are taking Cup and the amateur hockey championship of the world. The Eskimcis would prefer to play off with Moose Jaw, champions of Saskatchewan, the winner to go after the Allen" Cup.' Deacon White proposes this in order to facilitate matters. R DGE KE HAVE A PRETEN Friday,,.March .7, 1913 To be-Held on Same Days as, Fat Stock Show, the 15th and 16th of Next-Galaxy of Big Trophies and Small Prizes-Comprehensive Competition felPTON'S CHALLENGE HAS .BEEN RECEIVED Now York, ilarch 0,-Sir Thomas Lipton's challenge for the American Cup was received by the New York Yacht club itoday. Secretary Cormack so announced this afternoon. Ut. Cormack declined to make public the text of the challenge or , to comment on; it in any way. It would be considered by the "members of the club, he asserted, before it would be acted on. Whether the members will hold, a special meeting for this purpose or would take it up at their regular "meeting on -March 27, he added, rested with the executive committee. steps to forbid amateurs drugs before contests. to take S. S. ATHLETES WILL GET PRIZES SOON BREAK ALL BOWLING RECORDS AT TOLEDO Scores So Far Set In the Shade Pre-; .vious Tournaments,; -TAY1.0R (IN WINNIPEG Jack Taylor has written to.a friend in tethbridge, from "Winnipeg, to say .thSt^ets ready for" all" comers, aivd ' wonW^'like a match in,. Lethbridge ��0tfi's(Mn�*ody.' f. V Old foBci vho nled something ' ' of the kind, find (Woretted doses not needed. 25c. a box afyour'-druggiafs. MiIUmI, Bijf m4 CbMlMlco, If Cimd. Uamt. Toledo, Ohio, March 7.-Officials ot the American Bowling Congress expect to see all records broken at the tournament now Jn progress here, if the form shown thus far by many of the bowlers is continued on the alleys. .The .scores made thus far eclipse those l'Jf� events in" the tournament of 1912. With the high marks made last night by indiyidualB in the two squads, there Is.promise of exceptionally good bowling today. Eddie Baker, of Indianapolis, bad a start of 659 toward a high scorei in all the eyehts, and Krumm, of Columbus, Had a count of 658 in the five-man event. The rolling started today with two-man^ teams on' the alleys from, Detroit, Cleveland and Buffalo. These were to be concluded at 2 o'clock this afternobn, "when the first Indlviduais were tt^oommence bowling. The awards for the Sunday School Athletic league ajre expected at the Y. M. C. A. in a-day or two, and will be presented In about ten days. Following is a list ot the winners: St. Patrick^ Sunday school-the Junior Baseball Shield. St. Andrew's^Intermediate i Baseball Shield. Westminster - Senior Basketball Shield. St. Cyprian's and Westminster are tied for the Senior Footliall championship, which will be played off at an early date. The shields are large plaques with silver grey trimmings. BOYS WILL PLAY PROGRESSIVE CHECKERS Group clubs are being- started at the Y.M.C.A. for the younger boys. One, called the Sioux, will meet at Uie home of Norman" Macleod tonight. A progressive checker tournament will be the chief attraction. ! -s-� �� PETER MAHER , PLANS "REVIVAL" FREfi^CH BOXERS COIVIING Dan McKetrlck, manager of Joe J|eanettei''whb is in Paris, will bring George'Carpentier and Chas. Ledoux, two ot the most clever Freitch boxers, with hto to this country. Old War Horse of the Ring Says He Can Defeat Most af the Poun-try's ''White H9P88" Philadelphia, Pa., -March G.-Peter Maher, the old war horse'of, the ring, doesn't like the present crop v of '"'white hopes," and will try to come back to lick them all. He says: "I've watched a good, many of them and the majority of-them don't even know bow to put up their hands," Peter Is twenty pounds heavier than he ever was, but there Is not ,an ounce of superfluous weight to incumber him. He is training and 'will fight soon at one of th� .downtown clubs'. BACK TO THE PAN Young Griffo, the sensational lightweight, who held-Kid Lavlgne to a draw in Chicago, ID years ago, is now a professional panhandler. -Griffo wag a clever boxer, and 'would be well fixed flnanciallyi If he .had not boozed his money away. Ho..can neither read nor write. Foley to Finish His Training Here  'Jud-Foley is due to arrive in the city today to finish training.for his flfteen-round battle with Al. Ensign at the Majestic theatre on the .I2th. Foley will do his indoor training at the Majestic theatre in the., mornings and bis� outdoor work in the afternoon on the roads on the city's outskirts; Ensign is training at Whitla .and will not be here until the daj" of the battle. Both hoys are training'as they never trained before for this bout. There is a great deal of interest being evinced arountl town over the mill and-an old-time crowd will surely be on.deck Wednesday night. The prizes to be given for the three amateur bouts .to ho staged are on display in Wright's Jewelry store window. They are worthy of competition, the silver cup especially in the middleweight class being a good piece .of'jewelry. ^ : ; SOLD EVERYWHEREif^lOc A PLUQ ; ROCK CITY TOBACCO Co.,? Maniifactiireps, J?UEB^ 38 05 89 ;