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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 12, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta ^^fj ^^'-^l . THE LEf riftttlPe^ DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE MUTUAL $ Edmonton heretofore, and it is the purpose of this movement to have Lethbridge play its part in the future in Alberta's amateur athletic affairs. It is fully recognized' that sports are at a low ebb owing to the conditions originated � by -the war, but just for this very reason the organizers hope to make., an easy, start - for the proposition - is a hard one to build up, and small numbers may be more readily handled. Only the nucleus of the proposed organization is aimed at just now. .;��' Pattern After B. C. British Columbia has one of the most successful amateur, athletic organizations in the Dominion and 'tis said that the great latitude given to the individual local bodies in the TO SLASH PAY OF POOR BALLPLAYERS LOCAL BODIES GIVEN GREAT LATITUDE BY ALBERTA AMA' TEUR ATHLETIC UNION San Francisco, Nov, 11.-A decision: regarding salary reductions, the of the the Na- things. The Alberta Union at their iyonai Association of Professional recent meeting took from the government of their own affairs is ac-; subject that occupied most countable for the flourishing order of1 time at today's session of Union and inserted a broad clause; may be settled on Friday, until which giving the same power cf government' date the convention adjourned. Be-... �-, .-Ji- =- i- "'tween now and then, according to in- the converi- to local bodies as is the case in B. O." S- .: � When a proper organization is effected here we will control our own affairs under the supervision of the local representative of the Alberta branch of the A. A. U. of C. Of course, affairs of provincial-wide interest will be dealt with by the headquarters staff in whloh Lethbridge will have a voice. Take In' South The towns to the south of Lethbridge will be expected to take Btructions approved by tlon late today, each classification will hold separate meetings and prepare for Friday's sessions an outline of their ideas on the salary question. Retrenchment, particularly big cuts in salaries, was the subject .of the day's discussion, many urging reduced salaries as a general policy in all leagues.' ; > Charles Ebbetts, president of- the Brooklyn Nationals, and J. H. Far an ------,-----------, - - . active interest In" the proposed or- ; rell, secretary of the association, ad-r ganization and advances will be made to that effect when the organization gets on Its feet. The south country' vised the minor league men not to establish a standard salary limit, for baseball can be saved only by. sen- has a fine lot of athletes who would ! sible regulation of salaries," Farrell probably have made an impression said. "It would be foolhardy for this hull- GUNBOAT SMITH WINS St. (Louis, (Mo., Nov. 10.-"Gunboat" 'Smith of Philadelphia, Pa., outpointed Joe Cox of Springfield, Mo., in a slow eight-round bout here tonight. The men are heavyweights. before now in provincial-athletics had there been ah organization in the south to take care of their interests. > ' Go After. Basketball The first thing that will be attempted by the organization here will be to get a district, basketball league going, to include ; Lethbridge, Stirling, Raymond, Magrath, Cardston, Taber and any other-,towns that have an inclination for the game: The aim will be to bring the championship of the province to the south. To control, boxing, wrestling, hockey; baseball, football, bowling, track and field, and all other- branches of Aport will be the aim.of the organization when it is thoroughly equipped for action. ',*' The Herald will he pleased to publish the views of anyone respecting the possibilities in connection ,� with the above. Contributions from the south are especially solicited. convention to attempt to fix a general salary limit for all leagues." i. Dormitory Bowlers Won Match at"Y Fit-Reform Made To Measure -Certainly, we make Suits and Overcoats to individual measure. This part of our work has made many; good friends for this establishment. The unusually large number of patterns that we are showing-and the certainty of getting perfect fitting garments-are two attractive, -reasons why we should make - your Suits and Overcoats to order. 87 The Dormitory team took the measure of the Boarding Club aggregation last night in a regularly scheduled match of the Y.M.C.A. bowling league, The winners took two out oi three games. . The Boarding Club took their games "By a margin of 133 pins. The other two games went to the Dormitory team-, by 31 and 7 pins. A margin ot 85 .pins separated the teams on the total for the three games. The scores : BOARDING CLUB Farrar ...... ... . 168 125 163- 456 Johnston ... ...... 1,45 97 77- 319 Casselman ....... 132 98 155- 375 445 320 395-1150 DORMITORY Davis......... ... 163 128 166- 457 Tombs ... .;. ... .. 80 130 109- 319 Davidson ......... 69 93 127- 289 312 351 402-1065 AT NEW YORK HORSE SHOW New YorkrN.Y., Nov. 11.-Reginald G. Vanderbi'lt's Havoc won theVbara? pionship for the best hackney mare: or filly at the Horse Show today.' Judge Wm. H. Moore's Cold Spring' Rosalie was awarded the reserve. The fourfold medals of the Canadian Hackney Horse Society were competed for today for the first time in the United States. Irvlngton Model, winner of the pony championship, won, the pony medal.'. ,-AquinaB was.: awarded the. Canadian medal for hackney stallions over fourteen hands two inches, and in the class for smaller stations Rusper Calypro won. The fourth medal went to Judge Moore'B Bountiful. McKelvie & � McGuire CROSS-COUNTRY RUNNING FOR TROOPS IN ENGLAND The Southern Counties Cross-country association, in whose territory are many of the training camps in England, had arranged up to the first of this month, more than fifty races for the troops, in which over ten thousand soldiers participated; and the list is still growing. RECORD FOR YEARLING FILLY Lexington, Ky, Nov. ll.-e-A world's record for a yearling trotting filly was-made ihere at a meeting of the Kentucky Trotting Horse Breeders! association, when a yearling lay with' the St. LouiB Nationals, during the 1916 season. A player and a cash consideration will be given the Los -Angeles club (or Jasper, a pitcher. Welsh Starts Oh ^ Way to Winnipeg �> Winnipeg, Man., Nov. 11.-Freddie Welsh, world's lightweight champtohv and bis manager, Harry Pollock, ,1ef�\ New York yesterday; and :will' srrmii: in Winnipeg tomorrow to preputials tlie fight between Welsh and Johnnie,, O'Leary,. Monday -night ,vsPoHpc{f * wires Welsh is in splendid ^tondlUon; and anxious to get busy In. the ^ ring: again. *; ' ft* EIGHTEEN WERE KILLED ; Amsterdam, via London .Nov. 11.- Eighteen German officers and soldiers wre killed ai>d 50 -wounded, says the Liege correspondent of the Echo de Beige, when a portion, of. Fort Mach-ovelette :was .Alown to pieces a fortnight ago. by' an accidental explosion during ammunition tests, ;