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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 14, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta p THE tETHBRIDGK DAttt HERALU: Tuesday, MaiTh 14,1011. SPORTS y.m.C.a. BOWLING league formed FAMOUS' EASTERN HOCKEY TEAM Composed of Five Teams , Schedule of Games Drawn Up Invincibles and Leaders Will Battle for Supremacy in Y. M. C. A. Basket Ball League Tho Y ?I C A Bowling I.raRuo was organizi'fl last cvriiinj. Tlie lc.it:uo Consists of fivt- tfiiiiis. cijil.iincri h\ h'. B. Ross, K R MrKcn?!-, H 1 .Sutliprland, (lr M. l (iilisnn .ard i' G. Uiinning \ sorirs of trn ?;i!iii'.s has been arranteri. !��' jraii is If ^'hat Tiromiscs to tlip j;realost liaskethall gaiT.e ever pulled off iu tht oily will bo pii' on ni tlic "V" g>"m-nasi\ini tornon-dw rieiiins at 7.30, "iien the Invinclblfs ami I-faders 11.'ci in .1 'c.i.^iit' fivi'.irp Rolh tlicsp :i'ani.~ haw so '.ii' pii' awa.v llicir op-poiiezils ill father hollow st.^lo. each ha\i!is won 'oih gativ s piaycl. k'av-iim ilicn; 'it'll foi- tho [uLsnion. N'.hilf ;he l.t'ailo.--; ma;, appour to \ia.\p The strorijror llrip-up on account played each �crk The Houliiii; ^^^^ ^......^......,, leys havr been vesfwcri fur fhc use of o7'|,avi'np rn'i'deV fiHd to' choosTtVoin^ the league on Mondavs and IruUn ^.^^^ greater faiilitiea to prac" from 8 to in �ire, the rnvincihles are light in ihc The lirst ganw "ill bo plaved ho- swim and are not restina on their tween leams No 1 and p. nevt M day eveninp Schedule .if eanies - 1 and 2-Moiiday, March 20. S and '1-Fridav. MiJCh 2i .^ and 1-.Monday. March 27. 2 and Fridav. March -Tt. 4 and iMonda\. .April :t. 1 and 3-Krida\. A[iril 7 2 and -1-Momlav. \piil in and .)-Friddv, .Vpnl M. 4 ani 1-Monriu>. .April 17 .1 and 2-Friday, .\pril 21. They had their leani lined I nt> last right iird Indul^ied in a good' >ilff rracMre. The dos=e will be re- Invincibles 'peated toiii.Rbt so that they should Sutherland, or prove themselves worthy when they MlRted fitiht arena at Tltt .luana if Biota' plana materiall/.e. Blots is awaiting answers from Managers Harvey and Jones to an offer of a S12.500 purse, or 75 per cent, of the irate. Blots claims to have the written consent of the Me�-lean government to hold long f'ghta across the line. LOCAL BALL PLAYERS BEING ROUNDED up! GAME MUST NOT BE INFECTED WITH THE GAMBLING MICROBE .\ew �i"ork. .March 13. -Prompt action by "JiP National Commission, "the Supreme Court of Baseball.' is needed I jg protect the great .American game Judging by the way the scouts oi 'ly^^ Kentucky gamblers who would the teams flsuring on enterin.? the pj^^^h q,iip|: ^ ba.seball betting city baseball league are scouriui; the srheme which was launched last field for players there Is goliii; to be ^veek. There is no surer way to de-some hot rivalry for local honors in stroy baseball theiT to use it a� the the great thrill-producing g^am.'. The i;a5jg of gambling open'.iIons, and It Press Club have nearly their full lean �t)iild be a piiy to have the maguif;-selected and thev are all .3easoufd cont siructuro, reared after years of players. The V. .AI. C. A. have a lar-je ceaseless toll, pulled down by a coter-ag.eregatlon to nick from and .Mana,?-er ie of gamblers whose only interests Ross says he has rounded ir.) a likely in tho game is to uiili'zo li for their looking set of players already. The own selfisi; eiids. Mounted Police are nreliy well sup ( j, .^s the confidence of the public plied with good players right in Iheif i,, baseball and the game's honesty own ranks and will not be adverse tbai keeps It on the broad (ilane it to going outside for additional mater- occui-ies, and once that confidence is! lal in order to make up a first class shaken by the knowled.^e that ihere| team. Ed Putnam has been a? Insy ' is betting citiier on the- garaos or on! as a hee the past few days corralling'the pennant race, ihe club owners men for his Sporting Goods nine lie may as well close the gates of their wade good start by grabbing Bruce parks. I alike horse racing. ba! toehold on the sport. Ban Johnson, j .August Herrmann and Thomas .i. | Lynch may bo depend'^'d on to kill , this germ before it becomes a deadly i menace. Baseball can survive the ' betting taint. The gamblers must he suppressed. Calgary, ,A..trch 13.-Tommy Burns, ex-heavy weigh: champion- of the world, reiched this city today on a business trip, and will spend some time here. He is president of the Y. .M. C. \. boxing club in Calgary, and has a gents furnishing store here. ZBYSZKO SHOWS GREAT CLASS Minneapolis, March 14-Zbyszko siiowed great form here last night in his match with Jesse Wester-gard of Des Moines, and v^on two straight falls in 1,03 and 10 nnln-utcs. Manager Herman stated that the match between Zbyszko and Hackenschmidt vwas not yet made, although so stated by Chicago papers. He said arrangements were under way and would soon be finished to' bring the men together. The Knockout Kid Ex - Champion's Weekly Budget ~ Live Dope on the Prominent Fighters of the Day - Brown was Only Entitled to a Draw With Wolgast AllentowB, Pft., March 13.-For a second time Ad Wolgasit and Knockout Drown bare met for a session with the floves and proved nothing except that neither Is a boxer who can make ertravagant claims of class. The consonsus of expert opinion is that either Packey McParland or Owen Mmm jvauld have no trouble in ovit-polMlag both men In llmUedround bottta, with chaB��� greatly in favor of tsdtng the conteata w4th knock-otttt before the Ume limits,  Aa uatMl It Is difficult for the read-era of the New York papers to tell from the stories of the fieht which here Uist year be was flghtiniT in tha welter division. And ho was not muob of a boxer either. Allow for naitural Improvement I can't figure by any stretch of tho imagination how he could outpoint such a marveloua boxer ns Welsh. It is more than likely that detailed reports will show that the baltle was at iratch weights, and that Freddy was giving away a lot of pout> dage. At that Wells must be wondeiN fully imjiroved to win ;he decision, and we may hear further good reports froiTi him In the near future. Another Slap at Johnson A great m-iny sports thought th.it I.nngford's easy vlc:ory over Hill Lang would force Champion Johnsoa to oome out In the open and offer to fight somebody; If not Langford, may. be Kaufman. But Ja/Ok Is not th� { least bit disturbed or bothering his ; head aixjut it at all. He has been offered a slice ot a |.SO,000 purse ta meet Sain, but his only reply to dat� is, "I want more money." The champion has always contended that a bout between colored men will not draw any real big coin, but just tihs was the better man. The critics are \ same ho wants to hold up the pix)mo divided, aa 'was the case after the ters for a big chunk of moKuma, or Phiiatfelphte meettng. Some have j nix on the thing, Kaufman the Only Mope ~ ' Al Ka.ufmau may be il\e oniy man with whom the power lies to force the champion to return lo tlie ring. It Al were to come boldly fomard and Brown wla'niog by the traditional city Moek, wWla the more conservaUve let U go at a dr�w. which Is very Ukely tha only fair decision. I requaated. a., well-known and faif-Blndad-ftttthority on pugilism to tele A Sound Argument It would be intensely foolish for us to Insist on the superiority of the ROXBORO CIGAR if, on trial, it wouldn't stand the test. No gdvertising is any good that hasn't got the goods behind it. It Is only continued custom that makes the production of a cigar profitable. With a poor article, all the advertising in the world could only Induce one trial. Advertising in such a case would be merely a waste of money. Our point is that it costs no more to smoke a good cigar than a bad one. We are spending an immense amount of money in the knowledge that the ROXBORO is a good cigar. Try it for yourself. At Your Cigar Store Realistic Account of Gotch's Win Over Eberg at Winnipeg i Winnipeg Free Fress) .the most approved style before they .lust as many wrestling fans as *-0 the mat after ton minutes could he ciowded into the Walker ^^'^ behind first, but let Eberg iheatre last night saw Frank Gotch,:*^' """^ ^hey went down Ihe wonderful farmer man from Hum- "^aln the bigger fell-ow had the posi-1 i tlon. He showed nothing that Gotch could not solve with ease. Gotch re ute.=. reppe.tlvPiv. While the reRult ^'�''s�tl positions in a fast mIx-up, and was never in doibt from the minute ^"'"oceeded to nut on his! Ihe gong rani-'. HTberg t roved to be a graph ma immediately after this bout' Insist upon his rights to a fight for his frank and unbiased verdict. This; the championship as the logical oan-gentleman, in whose Judgment 1 have j dldate of the white race and satisfy implicit confidence, called It a draw | the public that he means bu.��at.lng as , ^^^^^^ Mac would be sure to hand out �( IU , , n^^Xc\.^A rounds of fighting and be able to come I j^.^ box Billy Berger. a Plctshurg back for more. B.m all this is Idle , Saturday night, talk, for it is a hundred to one that I ^^^p ,^ Ad will not agree to take Packey on , hoHvler-weiglvt division is admlt-unless the latter �f ee to weigh .^j, ^^^^ ^^^^^ ^ in at the 133 mark. And there 4s no 1 ^.^ ,^ ^^^^^^^ ^^.j^, chances in trying to take up the game after Hie long layoff and ihe easy life ho has followed tor a number of years. However. I wish him tho besi luck, and know that if he still retains a fraction of the old-time alilll and speed his opponent will have to step lively for the six rounds. In the eveni of McCoy's making good don't be surprised to-hear that Fitzsiiiimons and a tew of UB old-timers are shortly registering as the latest models in "w.hito hopes." iboldi, Iowa, dispose of George Eberg, in two straight falls In V, and 11 mln j big strong f'llow. willing to mix iliiug.a all ihe time aiul lake all that! [ was conilnz to him, and he won the favorite crotch. hold, the half-nelson Eberg got away from and this twice, and then took a bit of roughing from a punishing arm lock. A j sympathy of the way. bis crowd all the hamnierlock bothered him some more and in fighting to get away he allowed Gotch once more to put on the Kberg is aH K-rong as a horse and half-nelFon and crotch. This time If can K-and r-rne pini�hn.ent, hut If wa, a fair hold, but by main strength will havf. ,, i.-arn a -sood deal more Kher,j forced the champion to change about iho wresrllng game and get to a scis.sor8 on the head. He forced j;Dared up seve.al revolutions before Eberg'g shoulders to the mat with an lie can be foiipi''cr"d at all as a cliani- arm hold, and was awarded the fall, ,\i that he made but Kbarg did not quit, so Gotch took \ pionshlp posHibiliiy ihe cha,n..io., ,-xir-nd hlmndf to get j ^ ,,,^8^ body lock and made it good the serofid fall within the regulation j dozen mlnuieK in which Gotch usuallj I ' champion Shows Speed decides lr is lime logo home. Eberg came back strong for the Remembered the Past second bout and broke half a dozen cbaace for MoFarland to do that and be fit. MeFarland'Moran Tonight But if New Yorkers were dissatisfied with the showing made by the lightweight champion they have something more promising to look forward to this coming week, 1 refer to the to-round contest scheduled for Tuesday evening befrwe^n two really clever and hard-hitting lightweights, Owen Aioran of England and Packey McFarland, the stock yards' champion. This match ought to prove something worth while, I would say, and also prove to the sports that it is ocoas-ionolly opportunity that makes champions and not always merit or ability. Mi' tip Is McFariiind, if there is a. shade. Of course there will be no referee's decision, hut the opinions of tlie scribes win not be so conflicting on this occasion, as both boys are pop-. ular with the pencil pushers. ST, MARYS WON'T GO AFTER THE CUP Welts-Welah a Myatcry Something strange about thnti^ Welsh-Wells thing in London la8l|* week. Cabled reports had the sera:* i fcr ihe lightweight championship -jf  England, but when Wells was over � Calgary, March 11.-SI, Marys will not play for the Allan Cup this year. Mert Sparrow, captain and star wing man, was attacked with appendicitis Sunday. St. Marys had not a spare man to take his place, as one of the players turned professional a few weeks ago. Gotch got a decidediv mixed reception when he atipp-ired. It �ft-as (he fore first time he had been seen in winni- times from dangerous positions be he finally caved In to a crotch and body hold. During this fall (Jotch gave the expectant fans I peg, and aj)i)areiitly there were a I number In the audience who wished, some Idea of his speed and perfect jto 1pi htm know that they did not , knowledge of tho game, Kborg p>l I like liifi record In hi.^ ineniorable behind two or three times, but worked 'match with Hackensehraidt. Cheers | so slo'wiy that he never got a clean I for the champion were plentifully hold at any time, and Gotch reversed mintrled with hisses and booing, but the positions lust when he felt like It. flotch merely smiled his bes!, and The chninriion al�o gave some Idea ot took no notice of pointed remarks and hl.^ trf-mendous strenitin when he pick-kindly (niiulrles about the Russian ed the bigger man up bodily several Lion. The champion appeared to be times and tossed him about like a in wonderfully rugged condition, and - stuffed sack, i Rarlier in the first looks as if a couple of weeks of real fall Eberg did the same thing as training would fit him for a fight I Gotch on two occasions, but the cham-Iwith a polar hear. He stripped ai j pion a1-�aays landed safe. The big crowd seemed well satis- a^ 7 aboui 212. and there was an invplun-lary murmur of admiration wljen his wonderful ohyskiue was revealed, i^:berg is better on his feet than on the mat, and he rougliod It about in fied with the exhibition despite Its short duration. Few went expecting anything more than a good exhibitij and that was what they got. ti^ CURVE PUZZLED niGHBKOWS Yale Professors Nonplussed by Piti'liers' De-tylngr Po\\ ers Charles H, Morgan of Cleveland, -ivhile paying on the Yale team In 1875, cau^rht Henry Avery, Yale pitcher, in an exhibition to demonstrate to Yale professors tha/t It was pcjssibiy to curve a ball. At the time Morgan wore the second catcher's mask made, "Yale professors laughed when told that Avery could curve a ball." wya Morgan. "They claimed It was against the law of gravity. "We shoired them. I stood behind a tree, with Avery 60 feel away. He couldn't see me. and I couldn't see him. He curved the ball around the tree and I caught it. That didn't satisfy them. They said something was wrong, but they couldn't tell whaT it woe. "Mftnn, � PrJncoton pitcher, was the first college player to use tha curvet Batters thoi�ght he was crazy. They couldn't figure om �t first why they couldn't hit the ball. "A man named Tyng who caught for Harvard invented the mask . He made 'two and sent me one to try. r sent it back to him. I decided I'd rather run tho risk of being lilt than wear It. it waw m'tide of wide iron bands, I could hardly see throuKh Ihe holes, and it was too heavy to take off when a pop foul was made. Tyng reduced the else of the iron hands and the mask catchers wear today is the result." ;