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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 3, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 1915 THELET IT BRIDGE DAILY HERALD PACK THREE CI1Y LEAGUERS Crowds Take Great Interest in Willard Watch Him Box in Rain Johnson Goes To Races and Gels Much Attention From People News of Gladiators Before Fight Monday Havana, Cuba, April only a few clnys left For, training, ralu today iulei-rorccl seriously with the work of Jack Johusoo anil Jess Willurd, who, Lliortly ufLer noon on Monday noxl, step Into tlio ring for tholr foal- 1lo for tho heavyweight chnmpionshli> of tlie world. Johnson did virtually nothing, and Willard was forced to curtail his act- The Herald will receive a re- port of the Johnaon-WIMard round by round. First of the battle is expected here by 8 o'clock In the morning. Ring up 1224. IvILics. A liot, humid morning VD.S followed by. thunderstorms throughout the altornoon. Willard Boxes in Rain WHlaril carried gut liis exhibition programme before a. crowd of en- thusiasts who paid la see him. He "boxed nine rounds In tlie rain with his sparring Savage, Monahan and Hcraphlll. The floor of the ring ivus slippery and ho took many chanc- es, yet lie did excellent -work. He cut loose against Savage, and lifted the 1 200-nuunder clear off bin feet with ail cimy rlyht swing Ho finished by, lot I ting Tex O'Kpurko. the wrestler throw a JiOiivy hall with al his strength Iti times against, his 3Lorn ach, at, the concluBion of which O' llourliu, who weighs U20 pounds, was lircd, mid WlHnrd Just lavifchod. '.Voiding up MB.oilier routine "w of tho morning, Willard walked am ran five miles lu a heavy sweater and cauio homo dripping. I'ooplo apparently novor tiro of walchjiif this yiHJDff giant train. The attendance at his quarters dur- ing exhibition hours lias been large and enough money has boon Uken in iily to pay all camp expenses. Johnion Takes In Johnson took a short run ia the morning to u private bath in the bar bor, where he swam for the greater part of an liaur, Wlum the rain lie' Can to full In the afternoon, he decid- ed to cut out his exhibition la the open stadium. Instead, he went to the races, where he was the object of much attention. Chief Promoter Frazee said tonight that he would not let Johnson box an exhibition bout "with Sam McVey on the Saturday for Jear of injury to thd champion ou the eve of the battle. They're Going To The Fight In Place of Listening to Presi- dent's Everything firm fooibcill nrnlali of (ha sca- nou nt Uio bill 1 Look place yester- day morning. A pick-up leaia from the (illy'luaguo up against tbo UuLlory lioyn aud deCeuted them 4 to j.. Thy league, winning the SpJii of tho coin, played with the wind In their fiivor. Tlio yaine was very faet for a quarter of an Uie Buttery boys having Uio ItesL ot tlie gnuie. Grnut opcuuCi IbL1 scpi'c for tlie Battery H very Mroved to Lo tho only acorn, for the "Tommies" dur- ing the gmue, though they often came close. The game was alow for a while, then J. Ward BcureU for tho league team and evened things up. They went at It on even terms for cjuite a spoil, but u corner kick, well placed by Beshvlck, ud II, binning lo head beauti- fully mid break the tie. Half-lime whittle blew with thy city team lead- ing- 3 to 1. Second Play in ttia second halt started at the Buttery goal. Por tlie first few minuteg It 'travelled up and do'wn tho Weld. The City's full tack, however, get tbe ball and took It up fltld on tlie I outalde left, and passed H to Ward, who succeeded in placing It In the Battery net for the third goal, Tho! Battery boys, encouraged by their as- sociates In the stand, put up a strong :Ight during the last fifteen minutes of the game. They forced (.lie ball down to the city 'goal and secured a corner. However, they were unable to ocata the net. F. Slmm Look Lhe bah en the fly and rushed II to tho Battery net. and succeeded in putting Jt over he goalie for tbe fourth goal. Tlie score, when time was called, stood 4 o 1 In the local's favor. The llnc-up oC tbe teams wau as fol- ows: f Craig and Haud; lustier, Rosa and Barclay; Reid, Vrlffht, Grant, Howe and Fiddea. Holberion and W, inning; P. Parrant, Paraoue and Col- is'; Bestwlck, Slmm, Lush, Ward and 1. Llnning. Havana, Cuba, April Cuban Congress has decided not to convene on Monday, as that would "Interfere 'with tbo desire of the members to the battle. They prefer this to listening to the president's speech, which was set for and be- sides, this accords with the vle'w of the president hlmielf. General Mario G. Menocal, president of. Cuba, has accepted a special ring- side b01 of IS seats from .which he ivfH the fight with hie friends and cabinet officers. His'-tickets have been elaborately engraved. Next to the.president's box, one has been set aside for the American minister and adjoining boxes -will ha occupied by the governor of Havana province, the mayor of Havana and the commanding general of the army. The contractors started real work on the arena at the race track yester- day morning. The first tiers of seats were so nmall a big man. could scarce- ly squeeze into them. The appointment today of an alter- nate referee anil timekeepers complet- ed the llbt of fight gfficlals.. They will have a conference-.'Trltn Jack "Welsh, the referee, on his arrival here, To day's appointments wore: M. J. Hin- kel, Cleveland, alternate referee; Boh Veruon. New York, official timekeep- er; Ben Harris, New York, alternate official timekeeper; Sam Leonard, To- ronto, timekeeper for Johnson; Otto Floto, Denver, timekeeper for WiHard. Tom Jones', maniger for WIllarcL, ill ant aa Willnrd'a chief second; Toni FJaaajfan of Toronto and Bob Armstrong -will second Johnson. CANVAS PLUG HERE'S WHAT YOU No jarring; of the spinal column. No nerve-racking clatter in the daily stride. Ko slipping on wet or icy pavements. In other words, Certainty and Comfort in every step. Let your wants he satisfied. Buy New Dimlop "Peerless" Rubber Heels. 50 CENTS THE PAIR PUT ON AT ALL SHOE STORES WIFE SEES JACK'S GRUB IS NOT DOPED DUNLOP RUBBER GOODS CO., Ltd. Head Office: TORONTO Branches In Leading CltlM Makers of Tires for Automobiles, Motor Trucks, Motorcycles, Bicycles and Carrlagee, 'Rubber Belting, Packing, Hose. Heels, Mats, TiihiK and Genera] Rufbber Specialties. Will Johnson be Able to Use Deadly Uppercut on Monday? Bv John R. Hobinaon. distance with it has been perfect Havana, Cuba, April Jack Johnson, white wife of the negro champion, has taken over the duties oC the kitchen herself, and all the meals for the title-holder are prepared under her eyes. She does uot intend to take any chances on. Jack's being slipped a-drug In nny of his food, and after watching her on guard in the champion'e kitchen, one IE forc- ed to admit there IB very lliilz chance of this coming to pass so long aa ahe continues" to hold forth, tbere. Jeffries, One Who Has Great Faith in Willard 4- FEDERAL SEASON OPENS APRIL 10, CLOSES OCT. 3 Conflicts Than Lait Year With Big Leagues .Los Angeles, ..CJaliL'J April Jeffries, former heavyweight cham- pion of the world, believes that Big stands a good chance to win the world's heavyweight cham- pionship by defeating Jack Johnson in the Havana ring, "I am not betting a dollar on the' Cuba said' the big fellow ag he sat in his automobile yesterday preparatory to starting for the San Bernardino Mountains on a trout fish- ing expedition, "but if. I had to bet r I believe I'd tako an odds-on bet on to deliver the goods. "Willard is a better man than most people have given him credit for. ungainly and awkward in his actions but so was T wl.ea I first .camo out and the sport writers certainly call- ed -attention to my Shortcomings. "Willard is a young giant who has never been knocked down. He leads a clean lite and when it comes to tra- velling the forty-five rounds path he certainly has more in his favor than Johnson. TheMasterKey Grcslci1 asul More Inciting tiuin Ever A REAL COMEDY Shoddy (he Tailor A Western The SHEr.irF'S WARN- ING A RIOT OF FUN Gems and Germs THE UNIVERSAL WEEKLY AND TWO WOMEN A BIG BROADWAY STAR FEATURE In Three Keels ONE AS WISE AS A SERPENT THE OTHER AS HARMLESS AND AS INNOCENT AS A CHARMS OF ONE LEADS MEN TO DEATH AND CHARMS OF THE OTHER TO LOVE AND HAPPINESS. Special Holiday Matinee Monday CHILDREN FIVE CENTS The Mystery I Two Reels of Sensations and Doubt the Beet Yet. I I At The Empress Tonight. I MAJESTIC Last Time Tonight THE WHITNEY OPERA CO. PRESENT THE CHOCOLATE SOLDIER Havana, Cuba, April is a when the mail is no tallec than John- _______ ___., fight iii which a man's favorite blow' son himself and its effect has been oil more, with will be about as useful as if it was i- left home on the piano or out in the iltchcn Christy LMathewson bad a favorite deadly. Judgment o[ distance is one of thdlbably April 7. Chicago, 111., April Federal league schedule makers hove 'wiped out 50 of the with teams of organized baseba'il as tbey appeared last year's schedule, it was an- nounced today by. Secretary Thomas Gilmore, with copies of the J1916 chart were filed for release pro- n A good practice shoot was had at the A'iberta Gun club grounds yester- finest properties a fighter can pos- Tne schedule provides fora 154-day day afternoon, eight shooters _ sess. In fact, it is aa absolute BE- campaign, closing October 3. part In J. Livingstone was RETIRING TEACHER, J. B. WILKIE 13 -RECIPIENT OF TOKEN OF ESTEEM Sal Bat Nelson nearly killed, but his judgment of distance ponents with his left hoot to the his upper cut, irouJd be a great er Kid McCoy had the famous tor. screw-left others have had however, comes Johnson with frealc deliveries or properties, in uppercut of years, trained to land athletic, catalogue that aided men of aix feet in height, and turning. out hank jjccountb1 and himself up against a man five .tickets. taller. The uppercut must tra- DEADLY five inches more than ever it did liut norio of them over beat It must carry the same force 'Johnson's uppercut. It was his stock in. trade. With it he knocked. out tho chin o[ the gigantic Willard that it did to the squatty Burns or ponents when lie gob ready, giving the public a run lor its WILL LOSE EFFECTIVE- jirst. He almost tore Burns' head with it jarred Jeffries to sleep, critics here say that the up- pod and t-oro Frank Moran pelted Jim Flynn, and injured tho will he practically useless when the pair meet .in Havana April ies bl numerous other They believe it will lose its sting But always has Johnson its journey upward, and that Wil- that upperc'nt to be used on a will have no trouble in keeping of his. own weight. His judgment from it. unique event was celebrated last SAME GREAT CAST, CHORUS AND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 7Bc, 50c, 25c. Pincher Creek, Match P. K-ylo, wliose husband was JataJlr shot through the accidental discharge oE a .22 rifle three weeks ago, gave birth to a boy on the 16th iust. Eight chil- dren were, left fatherless when, '-the late Mr. Kylo died. -Thos. H. Hoare" was-the-only nbmv "nee for councillor 'to 'fill, the office fadeaway Joe .sential for 3. champion. Johnson, if The opening day, April id, will find his11' an average 6f 91 night in the Knox church school vacated .by Dr. Mills, .thus becoming The occasion was the fourth i G C ye ?fc .I0n" SomB of the soldiers here-arej be-; St.. 'Louis .at Chicago; PiUsburg at Percent; V E. Green was second, with Newark at an average of cent; George st, home game l be April erage ui OB itur cent; ueurSe some of the soldiers here -are' was third, average of annual banquet of the Knox Big Bro- I ginning to Call themselves' the 1 17, with TS per cent, and all the shooters did Ihets' Class. This thriving body of lucky 13th. Since they 'ivith for the first of the seaeoii. yOUnK mcn fs notetl for thc way m training here they ha' have .had been one uuuica uuuubuii wiuu uincago; fiusDurg's April n, 'ivitn vcij- wen iui me iiraL-uL LIIK young men is Qoted for the way in training here they have one it of years, trained to land Kansas Newark's April 16, with: There will be no regular shoots for h- death and three of the bops have s us- six feet in height, and 'Baltimbre, and Buffalo's April 1C. with some time, but it is the club's Jntcn- planned b> tliem are throuch ;H up against a man five Brooklyn. i tion to have a protTamme shoot In carried out. In the class room, ath- wrestlillg and another-one on Wcd- ORPHEUM VAUDEVILLE OF QUALITY AND PHOTOPLAYS DE LUXE Scott and Adams They're both Mono- logues and Popular Dlttlei. Liivallc Rablneau The Dainty Llrtlo Maid the City Chap In a Novelty Singing and Cartoon Act.' The Rainbow's End A Three Part Weitern cf Thrillb and the Miller Broa, 101 Ranch. DR. KILLEM'S DOPE An Interesting and Highly Amuilng ONE ON CHARLIE An Exceedingly Funny Farce Comedy. THE ORPHEUM CONCERT' ORCHESTRA .1 Under the Direction of Rubllltl- iky, "The Beit In the Weti" Coming: Monday MANETHO DUO, AND MORRIS UNGER -r CITY LEAGUE FOOTBALL near future. The scores were as follows: Shot at J. Livingstone 35 .letic field, or elsewhere they aic al- nesday wlieo tlie horse ridden by. 'ways to the .Irout, and this was Corp. Haigbt slipped when maiing a Broke clearly evident in thc success of their sudden turn, fracturing the unlortun- Manday Tuctdiy STARLAND TWO WOMEN A THREE REEL'FEATURE V, E, Green In order to get a line on the i George lUuir. football situation in Loth- s Chapman.. bridge, the secretary of the city league, TV. Haffern, would like to hear from the various organizations 'who contemplate playing In the City League this year. IUr. is Most Experts Pick Johnson to Win! 501) Fourteenth street South. Recruiting has made big in- roads into a number of last year's teams, and Just, what clubs will be capable of must- 50 50 50 50 50 MacDonald......... 50 McMillan........... 15 Dr. Galli.rao E. Oliver "32 14 39 32 M 27 25 11 B. A. first I could see nobody but Johnson. Now, after look- Ing Wi'IIard" over, and realizing hie tremendous power, f can see nobody Will buy you a Guaranteed Bicycle, Mada in Canada. Coaster brake, Roller Chain, Mudguards, Dunlop'TlreB. 3fal! order liounei cannot match thia Bike in quality or price. Come.'-tnd MAC before you Mnd 'your money" out' of town. JHE INDIAN World't tort Motorcycle Price, from 1245 to W65. D. E. MacDoiald INDIAN MOTOCYCLE AOENT. Phone 1092 Street ;O Following nre some of the opinions of well-known American sporting meu now in Havana. Theso opinions are taken after the men In question have looked over both fighters in their training work: Jack to this fight hut Willard. He wiH knock out John- son suro. Dan 6'waylng of sentiment from day to day seems to have affected me, too. I believe I win bet on Willard, Inasmuch as I am not certain the negro can. reduce to his proper fighting welght.- Capt Cuahman A. saw John- son fight In aud vhlle wniar.d is .wonderfully conditioned, I.look for JollDBOn to win, Leo P. eaiilj. Wil- lard never will hive s. chance. A. G, looked at both men, then made a small bet of 91400 to 9600 on Johnson. -That speaks for itself. Battling believe Johnson will win, hut thorq Is so much abp.iit Wlllnnl to recommend him not going lo. lake i chance of boiling] against him. erlng. an eleven is very prob- lematfcal. banquet. A splendid supper was pro- ate man's leg. pared by the boys, assisted' ny-their Wild ducks are flying over the mothers, at which some sixty ban- town quite frequently now'. It has quetters were present. The occasion also been reported that geese have had a two-fold mission. One to been seen. brate the fourth anniversary of tbe -Hurrah Sonic ,of the boys of the class and the other to say good-bye 13th C. 31. R; are tempted to think to the past teacher, Mr. and there are 'angels hovering around to welcome -the new one, Mr... A. Reid. After supper a good.program ot toasts was-ably presided over by Alex. Robertson. The dilierent mcm- Pincher Creek, even if their wings are not apparent. 'On Wednesday, TVIarch 21th. the boys of .the treated to hers of the class excelled themselves' Cairo by the-ladies of.the town. Again in the way in which they handled today about <15 delicious pies found b.ut Willnrd. He'll knock out Johnson I their subjects. At the conclusion of thpir way to their supper tahle, con- eure. I thc affair Mr. Wilkie was the rccipi- tributetl from thc same source.-These, George Munro (Conner I cnt of a ivatch fob, presented by the added to 15 extra'made by. Scrgt. Johnson will win. He knows too much boys as" a token of tlieir appreciation Dick, 'innde a1 toothsome bite'for tlie i of his work among them. J laddies; which was much appreciated. 4 4 for the white hope. SUC'CESS Of CANADIAN LOAN IS ASSURED -London, March' ir'noV. not an. atom ol doubt as to the''suc- cess of the.Canadian Icon. received, this; that-th'erii was not enough- of the round. Applicants for large arjjounts- received only two-thirds of the'amdunl; for which, they applied. Small applications of from: J500. u'ff to apparently allotment m Iu" Tll's happy result has favor- allly influenced the markets today, making Ihcm firm and cheerful: ;