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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGB SIX LETHBRIDGE DAILY THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1911. GRANDMERE AGAIN WENT DOWN DOWN BEFORE ALLAN CUP HOLDERS March will start iiist where we Mt ufl night, in'd ttey can't beat us when we are phyisg'ihat kind ol a raid Captain Austin Cressft-ell, ei thr Vic- toria's tonight, before the game. So it The Victoria's rctaiceJ their title oi amateur hccley ctlm- pions of the woW, beating tte Oraldaere seven by the decisive scare o! four to one. That score made tit total on the round ten to five, thus crmosstrating tie superiority of the Vic's beyond tee possibility of a doont. A great crowd -was tremendously enthusiastic uhea the bell racg for acd-all 118 Vic's vere oftj ihe see the shoulders ol their sup- porters. PLAYED OFF THEIR FEET. The Vic's simply played the Grand- ir.jre outfit off their feet. The visit- ors fought gamely, their captain, KitchEe, especially so, but they were in the first five minutes of tie match, and what is more, knew it. Their attack at times savored oi the desperate, but they could not pene- trate the Vic's great delete. The the Vic's forwards was so strong flat few of the east- erners' rushes after the first ten min- u Us vent as far "as the actual de- fence, and still fewer went past them. With McCulloch in goal playing a sterling game, tfce deiecce. -was all b-jt impenetrable. The one goal the challengers did secure was a long shot, almost from centre ice, wnich Kelly put by SIcCulloch in the last minute oi play. The half time score was 3 to 0 favor of the Vic's, and the teams wet favor of the Vic's, amd Hie teams were tierefore equal, so iar as scar ing was concerned, in lie second half. Hut the play was all to the Vic- toria's, and only Gauthier's greet WOTS in goal, and Ritchie's defensive play, neld the score down. GEORGE BOXING GIVES PATRONAGE London. Mirch auaiLiM tte distinction of being the first reisnlns: DriiUb. monarch to witness a public exhibition ol the "r.oMe atl ot self-defence." As the guest of the SecosJ Ufe ol whVh he is colonel, he was entertained at fl boxing and fencing tournament at the Kegent ParX barracks. Bombardier Wells, the British heavyweight cham- pion, acd Pat O'Keefe of Ireland gave a fast exhibition of erarricg, and several clever amateurs aUc raft in tho bouts. In sportins circle? a boom In boxiug is expected as a result oJ the Kins'5 patronage. t-----------------------: SPEED DEMONS OF AMERICA AND EUROPE RACE AT IN- DIANAPOLIS MAY 30 Indianapolis. March VanJerbiH and Oratd. 1'iix races the WILL MEET MONTREAL WAND- ERERS IN FINAL OF NEW YORK TOURNAMENT Sew York, March Quebec woa tht light to meet the Montreal Wan- derers in tiie toals In tte profession- al hcckey tournament that has been sojourning at the St. Nicholas riuk, when it defeated the Vancouver sis ly tec to lour tonight- The contest SOCCEH MEN WILL REVIVE GAME THERE THIS ATHLETIC NEWS WILLIE RITCHIE CAN'T r SOX IN CHICAGO Chicago HI., March H.-Willle the big sumraer which w Ritchie, cnampion llintwelsht boxer. Le heia in RBymoI.4 in Maji Magrath, Mircb country soccer men who are residents ol Ma- giath, are getting their heads togeti- er arid discussing. the outlook for football here this summer. Prospects are too, and it is understood that a call will he made shortly for aa organization meeting. At one tine ilazrath tad a fast aggregation, but the game and il a -.revivaltakes place this season the innovation will te cordially received by the local notwithstanding the fact that most of them came trom the United States, where, soccer is about as scirce as tests in January. .There are some long experienced football play- eis here this year. Neier before las Magrath had more ol them, and if a league is formed in the south a local aggregation will certainly le ia the miming. Caidston 'has already organized, and it is rumored that they are de- sirous of drawing up a scheuirfe ol games for the. summer. In the. past Raynonil has had lootball aspira- and it is more than likely thai the. soccer fans hi the. sister town to the tast would welcome tion of a South Alberta league. ATHLETfCS Coach Mercer oi the. M. I. A. track team, will shortly begin" activities the slate, the racing world once morel gave a grand total pf 36 goals attention to the cest in their two matches. Tie contest to- night was lie best seen so far duties the tournament.. The ice was faster anil as a result the men played de- cidedly better hockey than they Did in auy of the other games. It was particularly lively in tie second per- iod, when it looked us though tie, experts from the far west were going to win the game.- At the end ot the, first period the score stood 8 to in faror of Quebec. Although they kept up their good work.in the third thpy could not' tjuite land-a vic- tor j. yesterday was refused permission by Mayor Carter H. Harrison to box four rounds with bis sparring partner at a West Side theatre. The champion ex- plained that the bouts be friendly affaire and tlal Ifrounce eloves would be used. Mayor -Harri- son Eald he would not a'lloiv boxing of anj kind during his term of office. Cardston 'it June, when the athletics of the two stakes, Taylor and Al- terta, will clash for the champion- ship. The'win tiers will represent' the Canadian stale.? in tie final gram meet of the whole church in Sal' La'ie City. Mercer is optimistic this season, and he already has visions o! cups and trophies coming his way. THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING AND MALTING CO., LIMITED is us _. lace en the Indianapolis n'.o- lor speedwav, .May 30. This event gives promise of tha greatest contest in motor his- lorv, with no than 6 cations bat- tling for supremacy. As last- year, the foreign seems litely to rule a lavorite over 1he tome aggregation. Tte. preiecce of such men as Doillot, Guyot and fhristiaens In the lie icVadiig raats is held sufficient to insure a European victory. GBEAT FBEXCH DRIVERS ENTERED Boillot, for Instance, is admittedly tte greatest driver oi the time, a man who has won more hij events than he has fingers aid toes, among them the. two Grand I'rix races o! 1913 ac'd 1913. This entrant alpco is- thought capaMe o! vanquishing the entire American field. And then there are others.. Goux is tut' a slight shade behind Boillot in hrilliancy. Both driving Peugeot cars, tie pair usually finish- es one-two. What Gous is capable of, tte last 500-niile race, which he won hands down, conclusively demonstrat- ed. CHASSAGXE SPEED KING Chassagne comes as the undisputed speed ting ot Europe, having covered more ia an hour thai any other human. One.hundred and twelve did he reel off in his Sunbeam on the BrooVlancIs track recently be- rore .the hour mart was 'reached. Driving z car of the sahie mate at Indianapolis, he is expected to push the other entrants to the limit. Guyot is one of 'the coolest and craftiest drivers in tht game. Last year at Le Mans'j wberc a second edi- tion "of the Giacd Prix ,te annually run, he was-but'barely cosed out for first.place by his team-mate, tiablol, with an average of 76.8, the Euro- pean hieh water Guyot will drive the same car at Indianapolis te har.dled ai Le >ians. Christiaeas, who will compete in an Excelsior, is a lesser light, Jess iormldable. His chief claim to fame is his uncanny ability la whisk around comers, an art at which he has no peer. He is a pilot who will bear lots of watching. American field is as yet in 4he making, and therefore, cot subject to much comment. To date, Burrpan and Cooper loom up as the chiel defend- ers, lloth these men ate thought cap- able oi holding their own with any- thinj the otter side ol the water can jroduce, providing their cars star.d the gati. On-tbis, the race will hinge. THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING MALTING COMPANY, Limited PHONE 554 GILMORE ENOUGH PLAYERS Chicago, III.. Marcb NATIONAL TENNIS TITLE WON BY MARIE WAGNER New York. N.Y., Wngner of Nerr York, retained her title as national woman Indoor teti- nts champion today by defeat- Ing Sirs. C. N. of Chi- cago, former western cham- In the final round of the louruamput. The ccorts were C ii> 1 to C; 6 lo t. .j .j QUESTIONABLE REGINA PLAYER FOUND TO BE ELIGIBLE Cup Trultcct Could rlrtd No Substantial Evidence Against Mattel Montreal, Que., March Trustee William Xorthey this aftercoon aa< nounceJ tbat Masttl. the Reslca cov- rr point, was ellglblo to play, in tbe Allan Cup and that no action would le taken over the sames in witch rsrtlclyiJte-1 Tlie trustees met at noon today to consider the. waiter and tounj themselves with little trouad to work upon. So far as they judge from Uio in- formation to hand, hon-erer, had played In a league, which bad never challenged for the Allan Cup, nor had any prospects of doing so. N'or bad any of the teams in thai league'met teams of Allan Cup chal- lenging calibre. The trustees, there- fore, decided that he was entirely el- igible. Majtaih, Match '17. Local spoil enthusiasts are busy speculating these days .is to the projects for athletics this season, atd il the Her- ald representative teajs the signs correctly tho Garden City iviil be to the fore .in the field, anil tract ties this year. For n uiontb. now tht matter of Southern Albcrla tcur baseball league lias hern inform- ally discussed by Ihe suuportcts of the great American game In the tbree southern towcs. C'atJston, ac- cor.ilr.g to iufonuation coming from t-hc western ivlll be on the base- ball map this season with both feet. In the return o! 1'iric, from Usuirose, Cardston grabbed a baseball booster I ol tho gilt-ctlgo class. It is said that I Catdston. has the makings o! a crack team this year, and lltal they are to get in a boundary league. iiaymonJ, too, will uot be behind. Vour Correspondent has made some ARROW MM LOOK HERE little investigation of prospects the in City, STARTS SEASON RIGHT Athens, Ga., Mirch Jack- on made a dramatic start of the 1914 season. He drove his auto ov- er'the mountain roads from Kastly, S.G., to Athens, Qa., and whirled into ralgn of the. Federal league for ma: j the ball park in. the middle of tbe Jor league'baseball-.Dtarers-li at-ani first practice same. ead, according to-.interpreutlons to: "Here .comes Uie base yell- day placed on a statement of James I ed Chapman, and'tho Cleveland play- A.Gil more, president of the ere swarmed nrcund tbo machine to that he was "Well satisfied" with the present makeup of-the Federal-lea- gue ball clubs, President Gllmore said his league was not in urgent need of star play- welcome the hitter, Jackson trotted