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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta %ATLY Breezy the Australian. ,f reported as 'trying to between Sam Langford. .ikBidlTominy Burns in Paris. Hugh also other star (Mixing matches in the French, capital. x'X over in mglantr threaten together and refuse to box at the clubs unless the managers increase the amount of money for-their serv- they should get-more 'money than they Juiye been getting, aa ...-the sums they receive hardly pay them lor the beatings they get in their bat- The national game threatens, to sup- plant the Western Canada Baseball League as a summer sport for the big towns on the "prairies. The folks oat getting Mred paying first class deficits- on 'steenth-ratex ball wains, and may try their own game in an. effort: to'get more for.their money. Telegram. is now in Aus- tralia, will England under of Hugh Hclntosh, and it is probable that "the Illinois Cyclone get a chance at Tom Thomas, the Mdntosh.-will-try to force iTiomas.to sign and If he refuses the ;-Britislt press is likely to make things -uncomfortable for _the cham- pion. Wednesday, November 23, 1910. :The Southern league has increased the player' limit from 14 to "16'men ini established a monthly payroll of schedule -will consist- of X3S games. -Double Headers -win: be played on the Pourtb. of July and La- FORMER TORONTO CLUB MANAGER May Get Presidency of jEastern Baseball League Toronto, Nov. 22.-r-Thai Edhvard Barrow, Toronto, is pretty sure he will be'elected' President of League is asserted, here. He reiter- ates the statement-that Toronto andj-T1 Montreal, Buffalo, .Newark and.Balti- more are all pledged to him and that j he is likely to be elected. Discussing Eastern the Star says: "The men already signed for Montreal first base, and French, sec- THEHEKALD'S HOCKEY MEETING TONIGHT ond secured from the Boston and Chicago Americans: Teager, -third base; Demmitt, left 'Held; Miller, center field, secured. from also Soth, a fine catcher, ifrom the same eitfb. Harry Curtis" and Bridges -are tiie other catcners, while Burchell. Jones, Wiggs, Winters and Hunter are the fpitchers signed. The organization raeethis: of the Lethbridge Hockey ciub Takes '.place 'this' evening at" S.I5 in. the parlors of jtiie.LeSl- bridge Hotej. Everyone is A weiome to attend. -.j. CAN TIGERS BEAT VARSITY? BALL PLAYERS ARE IN REVOLT Ty Wallace "is-to -manage -the- St- next season. Jack O'Connor .piloted the team this year, i imt the snowing, of the Browns, disgust-1 St. Louis -Sans. Wallace is one of :iiie fcest inSelders .on the diamond, swid. is a veteran major league player. HOCKEY STARS BALK ON THE SALARYCDT There -were "at least 10 fatal acci- .flents in baseball in tie season of Oj and a long list of other injuries eraSjle- of iriiicii were ;serious. in view of the number of per- eons who play baseball and the- length of ..the season, as compared to foot- oap, accidents in baseball are small in-number; is, to the football that was. so-far has produced much less in the way of ac- cident and The deaths of the "baseball season of 1910 were chiefly among- players" not of the "greatest "skill, who are.drilled, in the points of rthe .game, and who have undergone physical preparation. Fatal accidents are Tare on professional dia- monds, but there is no lack of distress-' ing accidents to expert players.- Jimisr'--'ArGteer, "of ;Cubs, led tee National League catch- ers this season in the matter of bases stolen off nrm with a percentage of 76 steals allowed, while Livingston, of the Athletics, tops the younger ization with a mark of .70 for the sea- son of 1910. McLean finished'second in the National League, while Clarke, also of Cincinnati, ranked third- Gib- son, with 135, had more steals record- ed against -him than any, of his rivals, of New York, with 11, had the most passed balls. Kleinow, of Boston, followed Livingston in the American with JBeckendorf RAGE FOLLOWERS HEAR GOOD NEWS Chancei for :RevivaI of Old Times Seem Bright in New York Just Now. New Nov.. the past few weeks the followers of racing in New York state have been .treated to very good news, but nothing was more" pleasing "to" them, tii'an an nottncement that the Westchester Rac ing association would open "its-'-stake books right after the first of the year The-, statement" came direct from Au- gust Belmont, chairman of the Jockey club, and the fact that a'man so prom- inent as Mr. Belmont has-taken such a favorable jTew of the game for s? season makes it look as if all chance tor meets on Long Island or Belmont Park, at have not gone a glim- niering because of the passage of the Chicago Janti-betting. laws of the last session and Casey next in line, as., fourth.' Sweeney, of Carrigan, of Boston, with 143, allowed more steals of the; other American Lea- gue "backstops', while Stree't, of Wash- ington, with 13. topped league in passed balls. of the legislature. A MATCH, WITH MULDOON OR ELLISON Frank. Francis, styling himself the champion .wrestler of Oklonoma. writes to tie Herald, stating hi-: wil- lingness to meet either Muldoon or Allison. Francis derides the way El- lison and Muldobn nave 'been-talking about meeting .one another and fail- ing to come together. To settle mat- ters he wants to take either one on for a side bet.and 25 and 75 per seat of gate receipts to be divided in the usual way.' ,T Tie-Herald advises Mr. Francis to 'correspond with those .wrestlers he wishes to meet There _has been too much talk and- little action among the wrestlers of-late; Sep Bu Mbuliri's article in the .Ham- ilton Spectator gives the following Can.Tigers. Varsity? That is .5. j the question that will be asked many v! times between now and the team I eration I am unable to express an op- inion, but this! know: That the Tigers on the .26th will be a very different team from the Tigers of This last "game of the season with tho 1 -has always-been- a stumbl- Yirig block, to the Tigers. for the year 1906, we "could only beat team by. one point and had an unfortunate accident not happened to Hay, we wojild hava in all probability .been beaten. The team was severely criticized by.ttie supporters, and the press at i "I am among those who think it will..-In the first place, there is nc are there .better running than Burto.n? Is -there any- "body in Canada who can outkick Ben Simpson .when the old warrior is play- ing_in his own There may but I nave never seen him. The Tiger scrimmage can't be improved 'on, line, will be-expected to hol'd its "own at least, with the possible ex- Cobb Says President Lynch Owes Him an Apology Toledo, 0., A. Fletcher, of Toledo, the 'promoter of the all-star baseball series, "which" was" to .have been pulled, off in Kansas City last week, is exceedingly sore -v over thii report that the players themselves did not favor "tire -series even if the Na-' Commission had not t their participating in. such a series: Fletcher says lie has a series of 35 late-in September, from" such players as Cobb, Walter Johnson. Collins, Bender, Evers, Hof- man and Lajoie, in which they roast the National 'Commission .for ruling against, the.ajl-.st.ar series.. Fletcher ception of the outside wings. Varsity in'ends to inake these letters public. may nave it on them there, but what first "let! er is" from "Cbbb, who could Savage do when properly mark- says, in .pact 4 1 nounced us an overrated team. In spita of all this, within two weeks 'exactly: the same team came out on grounds and .beat, in my humble op- inion, the-strongest team that-ever came out of the .east Montreal.T a grand aggregation, with magnificent outside .wings, _ a perfect line and ;all the necessary to a powertul'team. 'Will history repeat Eud Glass and Ernie.Russell, two of .the stars of the .Wanderer, hockey team, are credited with, the statement that they would not turn ont this win ter unless one thousand' dollars -were placed in their hands before they put on a skate. This is a mere forerunner of what may be expected this winter from .the stars who have been taking down princely salaries for-some sea- sons past The limit refers to seven men el course and if divided up equally gives each very-substantial hunk of for ten games or a game, figuring this down to time, the ice gladiators wiil be paid at the of a'.niinute which1 isn't mucl> astern, of what "Andy Carnegie and. John' D.. lay up every sixty seconds.! Spare men of course will have to be dish'ed up extras. Bat the general be- lief is, few of the clubs will stick to the salary limit, and, that-when the season comes for biddimg-.for men, the THompson) maximum will be exceeded b: jfew York, Nov. Jonnson- many hundreds of dollars by the the colored punching artist nas llstf clubs that can afford it The'odd" j the center of the stage of publicity for However, there is one thing you can.be certain'of, and that is that Var- sity will be coached, drilled and train- WINTER SPORTS WILL SOON BE ON and sporting goods for cold -weather will be what you'll want; Our stock is replete with anything and everything you can ask for and all kinds are Al quality, the best THOSE NEW PUNCHING we show would be envied by a. Corbett or a Fitzsimmons. Everything now show in the sporting goods of superior make and sold at lowesc prices. _, The Lethjbridge Sporting Goods Co. Phons -1032 412 South ATTELL PLEASED TO FIGHT MOORE "I have noticed several articles on papers" about" the.' National Commis- sion's ruling. I think they are tread- ed tQvthe minute, and-if the Tigers dangerous ground, as the star it will be because these! Players won't .stand, for this funny p'tincs- itave neglected. At le-iy. four, coaches should be'secured by the the next two weeks; and ev- on "the team in his position work, and, they have the power, but it is not organized. V "I notice Mr. .Lynch, the National League, said that 'we with-a full "would hippodrome' the games, .and I of intermediates against senior I think any., man who is always look- "It this is-.done: the-Tigers will! lno for crooked work .must be well win: If "thesame happy-go-lucky prac-! that art himself. The star ;tices.'4re -carried on as in .last two Payers or .men in any line can'.t ad- months, are decidedly against them. COURT; STERN JUDGE Champion Mitch in LimeilgM ?0ff r Week With Speech n Cart With a may appear in the contract, but'there will-be another odd ?500 coming from some other source to make up the "de- cent" salary. There were several players last year in the N. H. A. whose stipends for the many-bones. Take the Renfrew team "alone. Tho 'atrick brothers, Fred Taylor. Ed. La- onde. Hay Miller; Fred Whirecroft ere all receiving big money-rwell over he one thousand dollar mark; and in a cauple of cases over the two thous- and mark. Some of these men if in the game again, will surely hold out for last year's figures and should s proposition be offered them, look some weeks past... The -only "items lacking in.respect to that he "lost his and was about to marry "the daughter of the multi-mil, lionaire.'' "received from the pugilist, explaining that the cours- es forced him to go to Chi cago. Enters Political Lists A-few nights before the recent elec- tion, Johnson made good his promise to. talk politics. He was the chief t., speaker at a meeting of the Umtea A few nights ago while ndmg in an Colored Democracy at the Bethel chao- automobile., driven: by., a non-union hit by a brick hurl- ed at the vehicle. Siuce then fie has been haled be- fore Justice Aspinall of the court-in Brooklyn. th' way, has as much use. for a prizefight- er as a tramp-dog, wanted Jack to ex- plain .why he had failed-to appear in court for .court- house was jammed; men almost tram- eL Jack .came frora Chicago to speak As a campaign .orator the caampioz found the going rough, for he wa? frequently interrupted. Jack came right back at the however, with, the brand of repartee, which he used at Reno. a sudden drop, in the tempera- i'pled upon other in' the rush to I ture. JOHNSONfAS THEM i n i the .stage, Johnson announced get a look .at .the One. .--K 4. J he was-through with auto racing Sold lawyer to.have sense was knocked down in the. wile Through With Auto Racing Once more stepping to the center of that say- o NLY for I Champion Thinks He Has Got Bats in either of these Overcoats, You would expect to pay at least for such elegant Overcoats big, roomy ones with snap and style in. every line, and warmth and comfort in thread. i 'His Belfry i Lowell, Mass., Nov. John- son, champion heavy-weight pugilist of jihe world, has quit temporarily at least He has met his match, and he is afraid. He is going home to his mammy in Chicago to try and recover scramble for seats in the courtroom. When Johnson was served just'be- fore the recent race with Barne Oldfield with an order directing him to show -cause "why he should not be examined before the trial of the j f. damage suit brought against him foi l "I can drive'a car fast on a straight- road but J would never take chances on; the- curves like Oldfield does. In our.-race.-at Sheepshead bay I .don't slackened his speed'a bit on failure to keep a theatrical contract He did not. appear personally on the first return day, but did the next His lawyer opposed the motion but said ready to oBey any .order from -the chnrfr. spect to the court, and he told of his reasons for hurrying to every the Ask to see 11 Arctic" and "Double 18. up. memory and left him whipped for the j Justice Aspinall called Johnson to time oeing. the front and the latter with a -polite He made the announcement tonight j here after the performance of the bnrl- JesQue company, in which he ts being featured in a boxing sketch. He thinks it is nervous prostration, and so ser- ious that he has asked his wife to hide his revolver so that .he can' shoot himself. He says he will quit the show business after the (Maine) date, Saturday night, ana will take the first train for Chicago. Johnson seemed broken in .spirit when he talked to reporters after the show. He cannot understand what is the matter with him, but he realizes that it is something very serious, fox he cannot keep his mind on anything. He has "cut his now famous mon- ologue and sticks strictly to span-ing, going home directly after the 'show each night The "punch" came last Saturday night in'--Lawrence, he says. It was after the. show, and he was at the hotel -with' his wife ,when suddenly McKELViE McGUIRE Agent. everything went Mrs. Johnson to black. He asked hide his revolver wheii he recovered his bearings, foir fear that the next time he got 'groggy he would do harm to himself. Settling Ketchel Estate James A. Lombard of Grand the-late Stanley Ketchel's estate, was 'here last weelc looking: up'the. property that Ketchel I owned here. "The -pugilist is supposed, to have bow 'saTd he" in a building near vance to the top of their profession and .be cpoks as he state's, arid I think it was.'one of the greatest in- sults to the players, 'and I think Mr. Lynch should be forced to apologize to .the players and they are interested in the players to that ex- tent "I don't-like oppression, and if they did not act so sneaking I would not say this, but. we. have been and I don't care.if newspapers know it The players are wrought The recent, games played between the Yankees and. Giants in New York caused all kinds of trouble for the two.. umpires. .Billy Evans and Bill Klem. .The Yankees claim that they got more than one' "bad" deal from Klem.'and the Giants' are not a bit backward in- claiming that Evans gave them several raw decisions during the contest. ilcGraw claimed that Evans gave Wiltse several raw decisions on bals and -strikes the day "Hooks" forced in the .winning run on the hill- top grounds; an. dthe. Yankees assert that Klem favored Mathewson at the Polo Grounds. McGraw says that he did not -relieve "Wiltse that" day be- cause he assumed that a relief pitches would be discriminated against also. For the same reason Matthewson pitched at American Leagjie Park. .The charge of partisan um- piring was- a disagreeable feature. tampion Featherweight to-GeUCraek at Youngster In Short Time New York, Attell, the. featherweight champion, Is chuckling to himself because ,he Jias finally se- cured a, match.with Pal Moore, the IS- year-old Philadelphia boxer, who is re- some critics- as the-coming" light weight champion of the Attell saw Moore box several- times last spnng at local clubs, latter was pounds, ringside, the featherweight limit, Attell declared that.the Quaker was his most dangerous challenger for tne title in that'class. In fact, Attell was ready to accept a-challenge from Moore at any time. But .within, the last, six; months Moore ha3 grown like a weed, and is no longer able to make the feather- weight -limit He cannot fight an ounce under 125 and be strong, and In another six months he'will-be strict- ly a lightweight For this reason At- tell has jumped at a chance to meet Moore before he takes on" any moro weight. The bout" is sure 'to interest the members of the Fainnount A. C., who will see these crack pugilists cross arms on November 22. Atteil- ,s agreed to let Moore weigh 128 pounds, ringside, and will probably be arounu 124" to 125 himself, so that' there will not be any great difference in bulk when they ibegin to foox. Moore has .-had two .battles with Uwen Moran, one of sis and the other of twelve rounds, with the 'result m doubt in each instance, iloran is a weight, who has twice fought Attell to a -draw, once in tvjenty-three and again in tenty-flve rounds, 'so that the form' er's showing with Moore undoubtedly has hurried Attell into the coming match. Attell has a poor opinion nt all the lightweignts and they afraid of him. Kid Goodman, the Boston fighter. who announced his retirement from the ring after being knocked out -by Knockout Brown a few weeks ago, has changed his mind about quitting tho game. AMENDED The set :up youah puny knowledge ag'in de He knows moan dan you does, moah dan Ah does, anybody on .dig yer eath Ths junior 'bout Ted< dy Rooserfelt? The Ah made mah statement a mite too broad. Herald Square. An automobile, motor whither, .he said, business had called him. This satisfied Justice Aspinall arid lie left Johnson depart with the positive understanding that he would be ready when wanted. A lawyer representing 'the Miner es- tate said Johnson made a contract with his clients to appear with a for-10 weeks at ?1300 per week. He played eight weeks and then left the company. The covers damage sustained and also certain sums ad- vanced to the championJ When Johnson went to Chicago he had to defend a suit for recovery of 2 112000 diamond ring brought by Geo. Little, who once was his manager. Chicago and other.chattels are also being looked for.. Mr. Lombard says that among Ketchel's private: papers he found ..evidence that several large amounts of money were due the deag Negroes Flock to Idot Five hundred negroes gathered a1 the corner of Amsterdam avenue and Sixty-first street one night during the campaign expecting to hear Johnson make an address in favor of the de .ticket, and for.nearly hours in -the drizzle, but'the champion did not appear. -estate -on loans that- he made to friends hers the west. Poor Stanley was an easy mark. He gave and loaned more than he kept. "Kid" McCoy Has Blues. At times McCoy is one of the most serious of men. A few nights ago he was among a party of sportsmen discussing Stanley Ketchel's assassi- nation. The Kid was the victim of the blues and efforts to cheer him were vain; He persisted in talking about j epitaphs, etc. He j had, he said spent many hours indit- ing -the lines he wished chiseled in the marble.that would mark his final rest- ing place. "I don't, want he said, "but I think I'm entitled to this: "He possessed without vanity. 'Strength without insolence. Courage without ferocity. And all men's virtues without their 'A WHISKY WITH MANY VIRTUES AND SCARCE A SINGLE FAULT" CORBY'S "Special Selected" i AROMA is fragrant enough to A suggest the mythical "ambrosial nectar." The flavor is a a sus- picion of the "tang" or harshness that mars the average whisky. Connoisseurs commend its "velvet smoothness." COREY'S "SPECIAL SELECTED" is dis- tilled to absolute purity from the choicest rrain we can matured for years in charred oak only way a good whisky can be matured. Sold by alt first-class hotels, cafes and liquor stores. H. Corby Distillery Company Limited eo Head Offices: Montreal, "Corby vs of Coi-byvllle for Over Half S "I mill ;