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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday. November THE HERALD COMBlNt ALLEGED BY THE PLAYERS Nuttonat'Association-Have a Big-Fight on Hand Rosenthal.. of the Ottawas, stated tb- that the local 'club would'put up fight, if necessary, against Vr'any combine on the part of the players. Rosenthal had been informed thai .Bruce Stuart and Lake were in Montreal for the purpose of assisting in -the formation of a Players' Asso- ciation. At StuarL's home it was said that Bruce had not gone to Montreal. Lake was also here, but it is under- stood that both paid a flying visit to Montreal Tuesday night to interview Art Ross, Riley Hern and others. Mar- thy Walsh, Albert Kerr and others of the Ottawa team say that they have heard nothing about the Pro- tective Association, but they will cer- tainly not play under the ?50G salary .limit rule. 'It is quite evident, is going to be war between the and players. "If the men refusa to but for the money which we propose to offer them, I will move thmt the Ottawa Club drop professional iocity said Secretary tonight. "And, moreover, suisest to other clubs in the league that they, too, abandon the thing year or two. If are to make success of hockey we must not tolerate dictation from the players. hare been jetting salaries that were' far in excess of what the clubs could afford and the time has come when they must" be reasonable or. sacrifice their'own. interests. The National Association has set a salary limit, .and. the, clubs must stand to fether and enforce the rules to ihe Jetttr." Eosenthal will bring the matte? tip later. The Renfrew officers are silent, but they, too, are up against a dark outlook, as .the high-pric- ed stars whom they employed last eemsbn. can be had at per season, The Ottawas hare been Informed that Walter Smaiir wCl not play at all he san figure on one of the Montreal clubs. Art Hoss ,Is in a sim- ilar position, and "Newsy" lalonde has made a personal appeal to President Barnett, of the Renfrew Club, asking that he be allowed to accept the cap- I Baseball CH1CAGO CUBS FINED FOP. FLAY- ING SUBSTITUTES IN AN EXHIBITION and Hoffman's Brothers Im- personated Them on tho Diamond "Cincinnati, Nov. broth- ers of John Evers and Arthur Hofman represented these players when the however, that Chicago National Club played at ut iumwa, la., on September 9, the Ra- tional Baseball -Commission yesterday fined the Chicago :Club S200. Th the-situation 'in-the National Hockey Association was not worrying him at all "as he did not believe that any or ganizatlon such as the N. H. A. co.ulci hold trons were indignant on discovering that the Chicago club worked substitutes- It also developed that in stead of John Evers and Arthur Hof man being on the field, each of those famous players were impersonated bj a younger, brother, Without even minor league ability.. "The Ottumwa Club submitted in its testimony a photograph of the page CITY LEAGUE HOCKEY MEETING TO-NIGHTi The City Amateur Hockey League Number of teams advisable- to--ad- _..--------- _, VJ_ ucoiuji auvisiiuie- TO act- meets tonight-at the Lethbridge Hoteljmit into tfce league to ensure the best of the register of the hotel at Ottum- wa, on which the "names of the Chi cago party appears in the same hand writing. Among these names are J livers and A. Hofman neither of whom was in the city. The clerk sends a sworn statement that the -names were entered on the, register by' the sentatives of the Chicago Club. false registration corroborates the charge of the, Ottumwa -club that the Chicago Club was guilty of gross mis representation. "If the Chicago Club, as claimed by President Murphy, was unable to sen? a representative team, or a team that clubs to iron-bound agreements was some semblance of its regular iri j_____ _ ___ similar to the salary-limit rule. Hr ias not heard from the Ottawa club yet, as to whether they want hire again or not, but expects a communica- tion this week. He laughed, when ask- ed whether he thought the clubs would keep within'the'salary Emit Bruce thinks that although certain amounts may appear on paper as the wages the players are earning, but at the same time they will likely be drawing as much more on the side. "Why, the amateurs of the older -days used to draw more than what the N. a A. wants their clubs to pav said Ridpath. team, the Ottumwa team shouli have been- so" advised, and thereby giver the chance to call off the game or at least to notify the public, thereby Fii- minating the fraudulent features of this transaction. President Murphy's assertion that some of his players were disabled and others required elsewhere does not clear ids club the charge of misrepresentation. "The commission hereby serves no- at S.30 to complete organization It is possible that sis clubs, will, be entered in the league. The representatives'of different clubs wishing .to join must be prepared the league entrance fee of The subjects .to come'up fo'f dis- cussion.will be as follows: The adoption of a .constitution and 'bylaws. l .f success. The question of what shall consti- tute a professional 'hockey player- in Schedule and practice hours for the teams. The league guarantee to finishing of the schedule by each club.- The election of an executive- -com- mittee. Delegates to' Macleod District Lea- gue meeting and discussion on district i and professional league. The referee and who shall appoint one. {Several other-Questions will likely come up for discussion in addition to the foregoing. Anyone. Interested in hockey will have .the privilege of being in attend-1 ance -and will Jtxe. permitted to enter upon the discussions-to arise. JOHNSON WILL GO TO TO- RO-NTO TO RECUPERATE Toronto, Nov. Flanagan has received word from Jack Johnson to the eae'ct.'that he: is, coming to To- ronto night for the purpose of resting up for a- The .big- fellow is in bad shape-and'intends to take things easy for- some time. 1 While here he-will make ar- rangements for Ms proposed trip to the old country. Skeele. the Indian "hurler, who left Regina and was tried "out-by Detroit das been turned over to Fort Wayne It is thought that he will be another Bender with a season's work in the minors. A .1. itw- JJJ.JIG Uj till tice on all'National Association clubs i lap at Boston. "'Shrubb's "time FRANK WON'T JOIN LEAGUE Hockey Club Elected Its Officers for Coming Season Frank, Nov. meeting of the Hockey Club was held in the imperial Hotel on Monday night tor -the purpose of electing officers and transacting all otner -business prepara- tory to commencing the season. The meeting was well attended and the following were unanimously elected- Hon. President, A. A. Muiler; Hon vice-president, Mr. Farmer; president -H. Moore; H p Ciearihue and A. V. H. Murphy; secretary treasurer. J.H! JN'ayior. A" letter was read from the secre- tary of Creek Club, asking "if the Frank club, would be .willing to join a; league to-be known as the Crow's Nest Pass league. The ques- tion was thoroughly discussed and the .opinion general that it would be unwiss'to joiu the league, the expen- ses of'travelling so far east and west to matches were. ,too heavy the size ot the th'e' game would draw, it was reported that 25 feet was being added to the rink and that the water was being 'put in from the town main, and if the frost held the ice would be in condition for practice 3n tea-aays. It was positively decid- ed not to play any ringers, but purely A local team. that when a major league club pre- sents a makeshift team for an exhibi- tion 'game, "the proper course for a to pursue is to can- cel the game and apply to the com mission for redress. If the charge of fraud and injustice .is sustained, by evidence, damages will be awarded for a sum not less than the of the guarantee- demanded by the major league club for that game." BIG MINOR LEAGUES DEMANDS OUTLIVED Eastern and American Organizations Want Higher Classification Chicago, Nov. of re- quests made by .the American Associa- tion at previous meetings of the Na- tional Association -of- Professional Baseball Clubs, 'explains the failure of the growing minor to have an official representative at the recent gathering of the big baseball commission in Chi cago. President Thomas Clivington, of the American Association, yesterday offer ed a little right on the disinterested attitude of the Association toward the national body. The feature of the annual meeting last week was the failure of the Am erican Association to even put in j> request for the re-classification which would raise the American Association and Eastern League into class by themselves, to be rated as AA. This had been given out as ons of the points which would surely brine up a heated fight during the course of the gather- ing. The threateneo move dirt not ma terialize, howoever, for the simple rea- son that the American Assbciatior magnates regarded the hopeless and preferred to wait No definite line of been mapped out yet, but indications point toward but one combination or the Eastern League and Americar Association in a demand for a raise in'the classification lists. Eddie Eck, a Yairngsiown, Ohio bowl er, not only rolled a perfect score, but made 25 successive strikes" and fin- ished with an average of 248 in five games. It is believed to be a world's record. "Alfie" Shnibb, the English cham- rrion professional distance runner, Fri- day defeated Tom Longboat in a fif- teen mile race bv three-quarters of a was one hour 26 minutes 8 3-5 seconds. HQ leg is all right again. Many close-watching and unbiased critics, after sizing up the vario.us Na- tional league aggregations, are frankly of the opinion that John J. McGraw's Giants look like the most reliable goods for 1911. View from almost any angle, the Giants look good. The faults of the team are not so serious that they are liable to trip it up in its progress toward the. flag, and the good .qualities of the club stick out like a red-headed 'man's dome at an Italian festival. Billy Gilmaur, that wonderful wing player who has made goal keepers look foolish and whose" manipulation of the rubber plug has brought a rink- ful of people to its feet, is at present located in Ottawa and they do say Billy may again be seen in the Ottawa uniform. Billy played with Ottawa two seasons ago when they won the Stanley Cup from. Wanderers, and it was his shot snapped in from in front of the net that gave Ottawa a victory on the Montreal Arena when then was but five odd seconds to play. He laid off last winter and still being a yo.ung man. would strengthen up the team considerably. .ball players canvbe induced to go.into the ring' under any consideration, .their, bare -fists, on tie slightest provocation... ;Abe. Conley, -the western fighter, have been, matched for twenty-ifv'e rounds for the feath- er-weight championship of the world at the West Side Athletic club of'New Orleans on Sunday-afternoon, Dec. 25 They fought a fifteen round draw last- Sunday at the sanie club, and as'many of the spectators .asked the club'of- ficials to relmatch, them for a longer battle, the. was offered the fighters and they- both immediately accepted it At their fight S.unday the gate receipts'amounted 140. Abe will win this time on the bit. Put that in your-hat Nelson, Nov. the annual meeting of the Curling club tonight it was decided to hold' a local bonspiel in January. The' following officers were elected: Patron, P. Burns, Cal- gary; Hon. president, -C. D. Blackwood Hon., vice, Harry Wright: president, .U. Guthrie; vice-president, H. secretary-treasurer, A'. T. Walley. The annual meeting of, the British Columbia Curling Association, will be held next week in Nelson, .when" the location, of the annual provincial -bon- spiel will'ibe decided. It will-probably be held at Cranbrookl though Grariti and Rossland are strong com- petitors. McGILL PLAYERS UP IN ARMS HIS HAMMER OUT S; San Francisco, Nov. K. White, attorney for the .Church Federation, adr dressed a letter to the "attor- 'ney general that the law has .been.'violated by per- -mitting'tne Nelson and Moran fight Saturday, and asking what action would' be taken to prosecute those responsible. The, attorney general replied, that it is for the federation to lay .Information if they think this is the case and until they do he will not act. Athletics j New York, Nov, American team. Hans Holmer and Wm. Queal, won the international Marathon team race here tonight, over the full Mara- thon course. Their time was 2 hours' 2 minutes and 15 1-5 seconds. Henri AI St. Yves and John Svanberg, the team, were second, and Wm. Kolchemaiue and Karl .Niemima Threaten to Withdraw from Union if Not Better Treated by Auth- orities Nov. ultimatum of the McGill footballers to. the auth- orities of the .university, stating that the team would have to be withdrawn1 rrom the Inter-collegiate Union next year unless matters could be so ar- ranged as to give the players more time for practice in the has been seat to tue Athletics Committee of the corporation and subsequently ,_. J i discussed at a corporation meetiaer the Finnish team, were third. Of the J but no definite stand in the matter has teams'which started but three been taken. The protest has been re- j finished. Fred. Meadows and A. B. j Woods, who. carried Canada's colors, retired second 'mile, and Alfred -Shmbb' and A. E. Wood, repre turned to the football with the request that it be.presented through the proper is, that it sent up .to the corporation should seating England, left the track in the j through the Athletic Association which 14tU mile. i governs athletics at MeGilL The stigma against ihe professional boxer is not any greater than jt if against the paid college football play- er or the professional baseball player. The chances of injury are not any greater. On the other hand the re- muneration from boxing is many times greater. The professional boxer, with any kind of a reputation, can earn more in one six-round contest than, the college football player will n in a whole season, and the boxer can feel In life conscience -that he if on the level a.nd not acting the hypo crite. One, rather queer thing in this connection is the fact that while pracri ticaJly the professional base-, No Better Vir- ginia Cigarette has ever been offered to the cultured smoker. Per bos of Ten (eerie Sips) ;