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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 7, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, 'APRIL. 7, 1915 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PACK THREE Amateur Baseball Has Big Season Ahead in West Professional Baseball Takes Back Seat This Year and Simon- pure Amateur Comes to Big Towns to Go in for it Slrong, Lethbridge Included Wrstpru Canada is going to sec Uic Breast, boom iu amateur baseball istory tins ycur. 'ilie game is He- Calory will Imvc the benefit ol the ;my bascbilli ing promoted UH s. scale never before Western Julius attempted in Calgary, Edmonton, is ii Iron g for the .unalcur brand this Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, Me- season un account ol the lack of the I dUMnn Hud and, last, but not other, anil stated recently that lie _ Luthbridgo. wished liu hnd fotly children BO that j boom in amateur baseball -b lie couW train Llicm all.-to play ball1 accounted for hy tho failure, of the "avc a Wcstcrji Canada league to conic to life this year. Jn lieu, of tlm profes- sional stiill the boosters of baseball In .Moose .law. silTairs seem to he in stnla quo. Since the decision of the are bent on presenting Un; amateur Hill City men to organize, a City game for the entertainment of the league was made, notliirig further lias fans and the conceulrut-ion iliat ama- bncn forthcoming- There .arc many teur basRball will rcuciyc by those in- yood ball players in Moose Jaw and IcrcsLcd in tho game wilj..-give it a if they had agreed an inter- place' never before achieved in the .west. The promoters of baseball in Letd-' bridge hope to see the best amateur league formed here this year that this city has evtr supported. Each of Hie four cJuhs slated for tlie organ- lain ilmi. tlie game will have nn ex- have a distinct, following I ceplioimlly'.A., Hankers, Idiox city. cily circuit in the first place the rajl- luu'n woiihiuoL have been short of available and eHit-'jchl l-aicDl. Amateur baseball has taken a great hold in Saskatoon, seems cer- .....ic game will have nn ex- year in the north- Four clubs .have-already Commercial Travellers, respectively, [entered, and it is. the intention of the The Travellers put new life anil IIDCU in charge to get a larger itum- hlood iiito the game. They have a ucr of entries if possible. The .time j strong and enthusiastic lollowing anil I limit does not expire until April 1C. Hath1 team may carry 15 players, and if :i forfeited'without. pro- per notice the 16am offending will br, lined League averages will be published once each month, In Rcgina .the Leader Publishing company. is going', to put up a silver cup which he emblematic of the city amateur baseball "championship. In addition, to-the cup, the execu- tive will see that the winning team is presented, with a-pennant which will he one of the permanent posses- sions of that dub. A cup would be challenge affair, hut the pennant would be entirely different. New York, April Willard'n viutoiy (iifL (Jiikinipion Jack Juhiiiiuii and Die fact, that the world's heavy- weight title has passed into the cus- tody Gi 3 -iVmiu pligiiia? n'aa VVClyCJlIC IIRWH Lo identified with pugil- ism and Lo uNicr spuri'L followers iu Greater New York. Virtually nothing but the big JighL was talked about in the hotels and cafes, wherr. spouting men gathered. Everywhere the prevailing sioft was that Johnson's defeat by the big Knnsun would give a suiniu- Jus to boxing and make the sport more popular :ill over the United Stales. Now LIiaL the titlu is held an American, who will he ready U defend it, without hindrance on hi native soil, the promoters of tisti' contests here see a big future (o Willard look forward to som good bouts being arranged for hii when he is ready to entertain a dial. SPONSOR. AND THE OF HONOR FOR U. S. S. PENNSYLVANIA expect to put a team iu the league Iliat irill make everyone ,siL up. and Lake notice. That the Travellers mean business is evidenced by a SlOO.OO order that -they Lave placed for equipment. Thai's the wayito go alter it. In both Calgary and Edmonton the game is getting a, great boost nnd cup which will he emblematic Ilie inlercsL will certainly be up until the return ol the league, which probably be in 191G. Edmonton will have a. four-team league. A sche- dule of 102 games has been dratted, nnii there will be a" game every in the wcok with a double bill on Saturday. HRITH OF 11IOMILW BA11LE April ikncw that he his last had prepared to Bee the Willard- {championship fight. engc for the championship. RECEIVES MANY CHALLUNUJCf- "Gunboai" Smith.-Jim Cofiey M Itcicb, all of whom hiivc thei homes in this city, have issued chall engeK to the "cowboy" champion. In all probability this Uior as well ah many otliers in the heavyweight di- vision, will have to wait some Linn before Willard will consent to a match for the title. His managers and backers hake mapped out an itin erary of exhibitions and thcalrica engagements for Willard in preference to having him defend his title in the ring in the near future. VERY LITTLE BETTING Willard, as challenger ior the title, hail a host of friends here who wish- ed him well and hoped for him to win, but only a handful o[ thorn plac- ed any wagers on his chance ol sm> fcess. Very Htflc money changed hands at the odlit; exceeding 2 to 1 against Willard. 1LARD GEIS GREAT AT HAVAI Havana, April Willarcl, the ieiv heavyweight champion of the world, sailed for the U. S. today by ay of Key West. A great crowd gathered at the dock to see liin oft interfered with Hie sailing ar- rangements, and the steamship, which' JohhHon ElghL-ln motion pictures will] -It was sonic time.-before Willard or was to have departed at 9 o'clock, he disappointed. It was recalled hero today that a Federal statute forbid- ding not only the interstate 'trunsporl- Rtlou of light'films, but the importa- tion of such films from, foreign coun- tries. It provides a fine of J100Q, or Imprisonment for one year or hotli for each, ctfenoe. i The law was ,passed oy' Congress July 31, 1910, 27 days aftei' the son-jaffrfea fight at Reno, Nev., and resulted from the fears, on the part o( raanj" members of Congress, espe- cially from.tlie south that race riots would folloiv .attempts of the.promot- ers to show the fight in the movies., No-battle o; heavyweights that has gone to a finisfi was cleaner or less ard's-lcft toes, brutal. Johnson's lelt eye was partly closed in the early but not aulllciently to interfere with his liglit- liis seconds realized that Johnson ivas through, and. only .needed a blow or two to send him to pugilistic oli- livion. p JOHNSON'S. BLOWS DID NOT HUJIT Willard'said after the fight that none of .Johnson's blows; hurt -more than momentarily, except a slash over Life heart about the'20th round, which made him gasp, for ..breath. He declared he. was not sore about the body, but-one of-the toes oMiis left foot was slightly swoll- en from-a-twist.-Johnson-'must .have known tins, for-constantly- during the right lie kept extending ui9 and ls that Willard is a wonderful turned into the 20s, and it was evi- dent to the spectators when the ne- gro came to the conclusion that it was useless for him to try to knock put the young western giant. John- an aggressiveness and skill that may make him invincible for years to come. Willard looked clumsy against Johnson, A more skilful1 man might 'ohnson out after the ion also seemed to he on nerve and 'Jeffries- toppling from the topmost run's.of tlic pugllisilc ladder ul Reno. WILLARI) OAJlfK UNTjiiiB FIKR In the first 20 rounds Willard took GKINS L1KR SCHOOLBOY The demonstration .was something new to Willard, who had going quiotly.about the for the last noatiag which would have pub an j tVo weeks, and lio .grinned like ordinary, fighter down and put. The embarrassed schoolboy-. The. giant, crowd--got use to seeing him throw ivas slapped and mauled and pelted dIT those blushing blows, and expect- with flowers as, with his training cd to Johnson, do ihc same tiling partners, he shoved liis way through when Willard swung his'tight to the tlic throngs. Once in his own room jiegro's cJiin.jn the fatal 2Clh. They :he was his self expock'd to sen Johnson jump up and infornially as 11 he hart just reLurneS cbnlinne Jjghtinji, .iusl MS WJllarrl had j from'a training hout instraii of vic- tema back, but the old champion [tor in a championship battle. body. lading champion's quivered, and again the towering gi- ant feinted for the body. Johnson dropped his gunrd, and Willard won the 'title 'with a quick, hard swing to che exact point of the jaw. The negro's knees .folded up utjder him ..and he sank to the floor and rolled.over on his back partly under the ropes. Welsh waved Willard back and began to count. Up and down swung the hand, but John- son never moved. His eyes were, glassy, only the whites being visible. At the count of Welsh turn- ed and held- up Willard's hand and a new champion replaced Johnson, who was still stretched on tlie -floor of the ring. Time of round, 1 minute 2G seconds. FLY DOWNTOWN TO WORK New Yorkert Eitabllgh Landing for Hydro-Aeroplanei New York, April Aero club of -America hag 'established a landing place for hydro-aeroplanes In this city for (he use of Us members who desire lo'use their craft for their dal'ly trips between Ne'w York and their .country homes. Tlie place of landinE is at Seventy-second and ing the East rii'er. About a street dozen members, it was said today, will travel to and from Lheir homes tho Connecticut shore of Long Island Sound in hydro-aeroplanes. Buchanan's Red Seal "Real ,wi Whiskey "The STARLAND 3Ian. From the to be shown, at Starland tonight, promises to be one of the moat novel, as well as exciting pictures ever seen In Lethbridge. -Two millionaires, both of whom are wireless experts, are in Jove witlj the same girl. They play cards to decide which shall wed the girl, and one of them cheats. The loser goes on board his steam yacht, and while he IB in his 'wireless room, the crew lock him in, desert, and set fire to the yacht. The millionaire is PICTURE BUTTE. Reuben's Busy Day A unique tht Luna Fun Factory, featuring the In- imitable'Dot Farley The -Boob Detective A (Creaming comedy from the Rex Studio THE FAMOUS U-l) SUNK BY THE BRITISH In-v connection with the Battersea church, on Good Friday a. concert and social was held in tbe school "ho.uae, G. P. Holiba presiding. The programme was as follows: Opening- .song; J. De Vries; chorus hy the "children; reci- tation, Stanley song, Mr. Faulkner; violin solo, T. McDonald; recitation, JJa HIcNabb; chorus by the) recitation, L. Raah; song, j Mrs. Hoblis; recitation, Miss Hanson; song, Mr. Harvey; reading, ilrs. i Warren'; song, J. De 'Vries; recitation, Clark Belswanger; song, J. Newhold; recitation, Bessie Nolan song, Mr. Fnulkner; chorus .by the children; I1 reading, Mrs. Warren; duet; Ellen Me- Donald and Bessie Nolan; song, C. Harvey; recitation, L. Rash; _ closing chorus by the children. Before the. refreshments .w.ere serv- ed, a hearty vote of. thanks 'was ac- had helped to make the evenlne u BUC- corded by Mr. Faulkner to all who Great praise is due to Mill E. S. Malheson for the masterful way in wliich (fee febi'ldren rendered their several parts. Tea, coffee, cake, sand- wiches, etc.. were served by the ladles, ttiuB closing a very enjoyab.le ORPHEUM VAUDEVILLE OF Cj U A L I T Y AND PHOTOPLAYS DE LUXE GEORGE. RANDOLPH CHES- TER'S WONDERFUL SERIAL Runaway June Stcond Epliodi In Two Parts Manetho The Magical Th. King of Mylttry. WoodroAV Wilson A Study In Black and WhIU Dolly Freedman nida'i Nightingale In the lat- long IUCCIMM A Race for Life A Screaming'Cpmedy from tht Sterling Universal Tomorrow Country Store, Flret Prize Alberti'e Pride Turkey .ONEFOUR NEWS The snow Is nearly all gone, but tbe ground Is not yet thawed out lor spring ivorlr.' Mrs. Mary A. Wetherell, Mtli WethreM Mies MagEle Greeno left for Poplar, Mont, where they exiiect to spend the summer. James E. Wetherell 'boa completed new addition lo his bouse, and its now a commodious home on his cklm' In-section-27. Milt Duncan Is again giving privite instruction' to the WethereU'chlldren, HE there are not enough puplla'fn'.the- neighborhood to-obtaln a public scbool! Tbe government itlll refuiei to up more Ivnd'.to n'ew'pjBOplfi we mlgbt have The Admiralty announces'that'evidence to hand points the destruction il Gcriuau submarine which displaced'about 800 and wilh Ucavy oil. It carried four torpedo lubes aud two 11 pounder gUni. An excellent supper; or can he -X'Muir laaiV 'vviches tot the chief i ;