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jmmmmu** licet Come from--Behind ^..^rn.jp,ttgigaat ysQgstRw** vf EXTRA PERIOD Last Few, Mmtttes of Regular Period, and Tie Score, FINAL SCOF*E IN EXTRA PERIOBkSTANDS 13 TO 11 Play Second Game Tonight Meet Cf*#feton Team Here Wednesday Evening With six minutes to go and the score standing 11 to 8 in favor of Fergus Falls\ the Bemidji Firemen came from behind at Fergus Falls last night and, tied the count at the end of the regular period" and took the game in an extra five-minute period by ar^score of 13 to 11. With only six minutes of play left and Fergus Falls leading by "three points, the prospects for a victory by Beperiod midji looked, rather dim. However, the Firemen/ exerted themselves' and in an oijtbujst of speed tied the count. Air extra period was called to decidej&ej^&and Adair, guard, netted t^e winning count for Be midji, ,thV. ball no .more tna ing through teh basket and hitting floor before the "whistle ended the extra period and consequently the game. According to a telephone call re ceived by Manager Lycan from Art Barrett, Fergus Falls is wild over the fact that ti:cir team did so well. Another game has been arranged for tonight and there ig evry indica tion that the smell Feigus Falls hall will be loaded to the doors. After tonight's game the Firemen will- re- turn home, arriving here Saturday noon. The .g&mc which was planned with Staples fpr Saturday night did not materializj^j^^'j'.-yp..-.--" The Firemen have only six players on this our ing the Frank Phibbs not mak 1trip. Barrett states that Fred Phibbs, forward, who substi- i"i "r 'ix^-itii- Vf*** ,,-^Y tfa iVf* 7 "K^r 1 pass tuted for Movald in the last half, played a whale of a game, evidently being largely responsible for tying the score at the end of the regular The Firemen will meet Crookston at the new armory Wednesday night of next week. Bleachers are being erected to care for the large crowd expected, and free dancing will be the feature between halves of the game. PROHIBITION IS CALLED A BOOM TO BOWLING Denver, Colo., Dec 15 (United Press).Abolition of saloons was a boon to bowling, according to pro prietors of alleys in Denver. In the old days, many bowled to work up a thirst. Now they bowl for the pleas ure of the game. The bums', hangers-on and pro fessional "slickers" that infested many of the bowling alleys' in the welter days, have also largely been elijmn'ated:*"The modern bowling al ley, local owners claim, appeals to a higher, type of .-person. SUBSCRIBE FOR^ Pyrx Baking Ware will not break with i oven heat Pyrex improves food. Beautifies the table1 pan scouring. It never discolors, dents, nor chipsAl ways as new as the day you bought it. Pie^pjlates Utility disk Bqead pan Just received a nice lot of Royal Ro chester Casseroles Pie servers,!"' crumb set, porcelain and nickel perco lators and teapots, electric grills and nutlets. All priced as hardwarePay our store a Christmas shopping visit. It pays to buy in.a hardware store. ^^^^OH OOOUTTLB AMD*! ^SSt^S^^S^O' 1W PPLIEVEbClFABia |=E*OJf PROBUEM WHEN HW' VSSHSS!"S SOTS ^-TOVWt iNTto DEBT DU&THBRV/AY OUT OF OAt NNfTH A PUTTY KNIFfe 1 THEv) glONEER THESE ARE IDEAL GIFTS! and saves Ydiir money back if you want it. ii*5^^ti&ijB^^ .90c Casseroles i .$1.75 $1/75 Pudding dish $1.20 $1.50 Royal'gifts for Christmas ICY-HOT AND THERMOS BOTTLE5 Keep, liquids hot in cold weather and cold^ in hot, they make excellent gifts, think how fine they will be for picnic next .summer. Pints, $1.25, $1.50 and, $2.00 Quart* $3.00, $3.50 and $4.00 SHUREDGE CARVING SETS Have Turkey Gobbler steel, that holds an edge^ They^ have finely fin- ished handles and ferrules. They make carving a~pleasure.- $5.50 to $15.00 a set i-WB feirmiim \_ -i^', y. 4t .,",i,fT iJ-, -r^inr ri-fi ^iJl ulnji-'--.'.-riul inn rri-mTrn in* i|'i ,jniui u" ii n"'rr^*'''' V.i n' hiii JikLkfriiA^aiJfcaMiiMM*faMi^^ v^-wf 1 ,r RACINGMeeting/of Jefferson Par ish Fair Association, at New Qr-fastest leans. Meeting of, Cuba-American Jockey Club at.Havana. Meeting of Tijuana Jockey Club, at Tijuana. BENCH SHOWShow of Montreal Kennel Club, at Montreal BOXING}Richie Mitchell Charlie White, .15 rounds, at New York. Johnny Shugrue vs. Elino Flores, 12 rounds, at New York. Tom Gibbons vs. Billy Miske, 10 rounds, at St. Paul Frankie Genaro vs. Terry Martin, 10 rounds, at Boston. Jim Tracey vs. Homer Smith, rounds, at Kalamazoo. Johntty Karr vs. Billy Wells, rounds, at Davenport. Barney Adair vs. Steve Latzo, rounds, at Hazleton. Sammy Stearns vs. Eddie Smith, 10 rounds, at Schenectady. Jimmy Frizsetti vs. Frankie Brown 10 roun#Sfe:at Brockton'. Panama Joe Gans vs. Young Fis- 10 10 10 her, 12 rounds at Syracuse. Dave Shade vs. Frankie Schoell, 10 rouqds,,at Omaha. ._.^ w.',:...' 1 'l**?tttt!2lpT- 316-318 Minn. Ave. OF PRACTICE CASS LAKE iLANNING $- *.*-.*i Second Conference, Game of Bemidji Schedule to be Played This Evening O N LAR GE DELEGATION Past Week Has Found. Bemidji Team, I|ard a Practice. Jg Better Weak, Spots High school basketball prospects brightened this week when two husky football men reported to the navy blue and white cagers. The foot ball men to report are Rhea, captain elect of the football team and triple: threat, and Peterson, center on the footiball team. Rhea/has the phys ique for center,' being one of the men -in school, although-lack ing experience on the basketball ,court. Last night Coach Kovach ran Ms bquad through a stiff scrimmage, terminating in a long signal driuV The playing of the Navy- Mlue and Wh^ite quint in the recent gai^fe wjth Aitkin was far from- perfect," "and? there is a long way to go~ before the locals can cbnsidered a cham pionship possibility^ The Cass Lake high'school quint which meets the -Bemidji high^school five tonight in the second conference game at the new hig^i school-gym nasium will have a l^rge following of students and fans, according to the information obtained'., from the neighboring city- ,v* In spite of the inexperience of the Bemidji quint,. Coach' KovacH ex pects his-outfit to give Coach Bhtfom quistfs invading five quite a battle. Thfey have been working hard iif pre paration for/the contest, a:?d in= re cent practice hav'e shown encourag-. ing improvement.... ia The Bemidji Boys Band under the direction of G. Oliver Riggs will again be present to render a number of "selections before the game and between the halves. Finjugaff =6f Deer River, formerly of the Grand Rapids high school,- will officiate the game tonigh^ which' will start promptly at 8:15 p. m. .'LLNOI*S- SAID TO HAVE FINE BASl&fPRdSrters Urbana, 111., Dec. 15^- With a squad of eleven iheh composed of last year's substitutes and eligible men froni the Freshmen Varsity, Il linois goes into this season's Big Ten basketball scrap, with" chances that may land the Orange" arid Blue anywhere from the chattipibnship. to the cellar position. The whole situ ation is summed up as"'follows it is a young teanj trying anew style of play- The new style of play comes with Coach Craig Iluby who graduated from Missouri in tlie Missouri Valley Conference to Illinois in the Big Ten. Ruby played every position on the team during his varsity days and since taking up coaching has had a remarkable-success. His style the short pass game, is said to be Unlike that of any bther mentor in the con erence The riparesj to it is that em ployed by Meanwell -at Wisconsin. Headed by Gapt. Hellstrbm, who did not play last winter because of a broken ankle, the Iliini quintet will be selected from the following: Peter Stillwell," Roettger, Poplrin Vogei Hartsori Lipef rfilloper Schulz and Walked- Not one of these men played a" complete game last year. According to Coach Ruby h&wever, they have fife'in their, e^yes, are* mastering his short passing game and should at-least make things in teresting for opponents^ during the coming flag chase."! Fifteen games make up the Illin ois schedule. Although the confer ence bid is riot tilted 'until Jan., 6, the proconference^pjnpetition starts Dec. 16 7wheri Major Lje^we.- Club Others Can Di Back In for Rest of Season, Says Farrell By Henry Farrell. (United Press Sports Editor) New Ybrk, Dec. lb* (United Press) ^AitBT tKeir Viisual /session of gas and oratory, the major league clut owners can dig back in for the rest of the season and tune their ears for the music of-the 1923 turnstile. The magnates'take themselves and their heavy sessions and conferences very seriously and it's well they do. -Very/'few others are interested. As long^ as they leave the game/alone, they can't damage*it very much.. Charles't Ebbets, owner of the Brooklyn ball club, is to sail for Eur ope shortly and he won't be back Juntil it is time to go to Florida for the "late "winter season. Tough life, Ebbets says the ball players are be ing paid so much irioney that the club owners cannot prbfit. The- only ball iplayers away fronV home soil.that" caji be recalled off hand aTeKthe 1/ Washington comes to Urbana. NotrejDame follows on Dec, 21 and Butler-on Jani, ^/^com- pleted the preliminary trainirijg./ r^::. MISKE AND GIBBONS MEET TONIGHT FOR FIFTH TIME (By fJnllwF Press) St. Paul, Dec. ISBilly Miske and Tommy Gibbons* are scheduled to Ij meet for the fifth time at the St. Paul Auditorium tonight. ^J^ The twa' St*- Paul* heavies'nave keDt at the top ofc.jthefr class.-* for a ntunbej of-years, and with Miske showing th% mqst ^n^royement^lie is picked by some as the probable vict or over Tommy. SUBSCRIBE FOR THIS PIONEER major leaguers' touring the- "Orieht'and the Japanese govern^ nient is paying %heir expenses -Because of some dispute over the European middleweight and bantam, weight htfmpions hips, 'the British Board of Boxifig Control has with'^ drawn' from the International Boxing UnioriH -V-- M- 'Ky-i. France' rese.nte the" withdrawal i on-/thek grounds that even' witff the. support #f:thefUniteii :..fM'--*4: States the Un ion could not: function without the British. 'America's entry into the union could not help the international body, according to one of the London pa-" pers) which added^'The United Statesj, panno.t^jg.oye.rn,v.b.Q.xing.1in her !owh land.'How 66-aid she then be ex- P^f^^^^^T'ff^^ri r /c-t'...("'- pected to introduce order arid har mony into ,the continental sphere?" While the United States might not be able to produce ^harmony in Eur ope, yet it's a cinch that Uncle Sam could produce some order in any dis putes about^championships. All the trusty Uncle would have to do would be to send some,gooi,boy j-. -\A:. --i. jS^R^Iffe.^i:^5^i-j _- -iTy-'pir^f. an ove let him knpck. o^t. both of the baters and restore ordex*. Some cold night this winter figure this out:. Syracuse beat Nebraska, Nebraska beat Notre Dame, Notre Dame beat Georgia Tech, Navy beat Georgia Tech, Pennsylvania beat the NavyT Pittsburgh beat Pennsylvania, La Fayette 'beat Pittsburgh, Washing ton and Jefferson beat" LaFayette, Detroit beat Washington and Jeffer son, .Springfiflld beat Detroit West Point beat Springfield, Notre Dame tied the Army, the Army tied Yale,. Yale lost to Iowa Princeton and Har vard. What does that make Colum bia and who won the series? Gene Tunney, former American light weight title holder, and the champion of the A. E,. F., seems to be developing a fihting spirit. That't all he needs to reach the top. While his courage was never questioned, in the early part of his career he did not seem to ""possess/the/instinct or 'the desire to finish any dppoiienf. /Tunney' probably "will never get any heavier than a cruiser, or Tie "would be- a dangeroui^an^for DempRey somei day in the futurfe. Notre Dame went through a schedV ule this year that was arranged last year when the South Bend universi ty/ expected to have %onje tT^SJogicial to assume that the m|n wlib l)uys hp wearing apparej h^re iM year 'round will le pleased to receive his Holiday gifts from this Man's S|ore. He knows that quality and value and everything gpodin merchandise are to be found in our mpstgtenbrousptqck^ Bath Robes Silk Shirts Garters^ Sweaters Ties Suspenders & belts Slippers Silk Hose Mufflers t. Gloves and Mittens Leathe Collar Bags Trunks & Travelingr Bag "THE HOME OF SINCERITY CLOTHES" _J_ deSTATE of the great est team of all titties this season. Most .the star3'. went dut /on. an '''outlaw'*' expedition' andf /Notre Dame came out ot it with a whale of a schedule and a minnow team. Considering the' material he had and the snort ^me to develop it, Knute. Roekne di|d wonders in put ting but an eleven that lost only one game to tne cfiampion team of the J^issouri "Vailey conference," held the greatest Army team of years to a scoreless tie, beat Georgia Techy -rjyr FRIDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 18, 192* HERETONIGHT Indiana, Butler and Carnegie Tech and had its goal line crossed only once.* That team was, composed almost entirely o/f sophomores. It might be a good team in 1924 /with two more years.under. the belts of the young sters,,. ....J.-".. COLLEGE WALKER HERE FRIDAY The Bemidji State Teachers coir lege basketball teanf will 'play its first home game of the season on the high school gymnasium./ flppr/Mon day night when it meets the Walker ihigh school quint here. Walker promises the higb school a good game this year. The ganie is to be called at 8:15 and it is expected that there 'will be quite a following out for the game. Next week promises to see plenty of basketball here, with the college game Monday night, the Crookston Firemeri game Wednesday night and the Fosston-Fireme game Friday night. It is expected that all of these games will be interesting and will attract more than the -usual number of fans- FIREMEN'S SCHEDULE The following gataes have/"been scheduled for the Firemen's basket ball team, several' of "which,/ hqw ever, are only tentative. "/CTthfers will be added as they are arranged: Dec. 2/0Crookston at Bemidji. Dec. 22Foss^bivat Beiiiiaji. Dec. 27Crookston. at Crookston. January 3-^aCtdssje' at Bjejn.idji. January 4#^aCro^se: at ffeniiidji. January 8 and 9-^Eenve Tigers at Bemidji. ,:-'i-.^*vJ* January "':'.'ll--Croo^stQ./n-^t- :ton. :nva i^^^ilV-v- C^ooka- ^January 15^-Battentines'''' (Mjtin-^- espolis) at Bemid*jr?" January 16^Batl,entines (Minn eapolis) ''at Beraldjf."' January 19-Crookston. at Be midji/ .V. Jan. 31-"Grand Rapids- at^Be-"-': midji.- :----'----1 -^-v *& aaa t'