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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TIIE ftETHBETDGB DATLT HERALD I I I I II I I. Reach Company Will Supply Baseballs to Western Canada League Gratis Saturday, April S, 1911. The Man Behind" Has Num her of Interesting Football Topics This Week MORE TROUBLE .FOR JOHNSON, WHO IS WORKING HARD TO GET OUT OF JAIL San Francisco, Cal., April 7. "Itj never rains but what it pours." This i seems to be especially true with Jack j Johnson, who is now serving out a twenty-five day jail sentence for vio- lating the speed laws here. Today Jack is plainly worried, for while he Is cnged behind the bars of the Ingle- side Jail a da-aage suit aguiust him for IB coming up in New York, and as Jack's attorney there puts it. the fighter must be on the ground or iose. Already the champion luis lost over in theatrical tiue. The Eastern case is called for April 10. j Johnson's attorney will today again go before the Court -here and ask the conqueror of Jeffries be permitted to leave the jail on parole. The colored champion visited Dis- trict Attorney Fickert and explained the situation. He promised it he was released on parole he would not only agree never again to violate the speed would dispose of his auto- mobiles. Fickert refused to give the cham- pion any encouragement. Famous Old Country Amateur Golf Player Coming to America to Turn Professional UMPIRES ABE NOT SO BLIXD HO CAN WILL GET ANOTHER CRACK WOLGAST ON THE 1STH OF THIS MONTH AT Los Angeles, April 7. Ad left this city yesterday for the East. London, April Andrew, drew has been one oi thc foremost am- oi the Prestwick St. Nicholas Golf ateurs for many years. He played for. I LONGANECKER NEW INDICATOR j MAN, PLEASED WITH EYE- j SGIHT TEST j Spokane, April some ot these fellows won't chink we are so blind after is the way Charles i Lonstanecker, oue of President Lind-1 indicator men, gr.-etoii the news j that the National Leslie diamond j bosses had come through a severe oye i lest with flying colors. "Do I like the scheme of eye ex- amination? Sure thing. Some or'; these noisy fans can see a play bet- ter from the top row in the bleachers than the umpire can from a vantage point hundreds of feet closer. If the umpire has a certificate provhig the correctness of his vision, he has some- thing at least on the irrepressible Jones. "The average fan is about as rea- Isonable in his judgment of an um- pire a? a bull is about a red rag. To them an umpire is simply a tolerated evil and oue to be away with if i possible. A close decision against their favored team is as bad us per- sonally insulting them, and their ac- tions are governed accordingly. Truly the umpire is most unhappy man. No even the ball players stick by him, and from this source comes the greatest j portion of his trouble. A kicker on a team can deal an Tumps' more mis- j JUST ABOUT RIGHT "The Torchlight" Burns Up Jack Johnson Tor His Lawless Actions Lexington. Ky.. April Torchlight, edited and published by'negroes at Danville, and claiming to be the leading negro news- paper iii Kentucky, hands Jack Johnson, tho fistic champion, tho following editorial wallop in its current issue: have never been able to see in Jack Johnson anything worthy of praise and emulation. We have always regarded the incident ut Reno as the meeting of two vulgar braggards, neither of them representing the best in the race to which he belonged, and neither of them a worthy character to be held up to tho youth of America as a hero worthy of their respect and veneration. IJ.ut it seem? that Johnson is determined to outdo himself as :i lawless, reckless tough. Surely his attention has never been called to the passage in Holy writ which says, 'lie that, ruleth his spirit is might- ier than he that taketh a city.' Johnson has not only become a nuisance to the public, but he has humiliated every one who had any confidence in him or who was willing to accord him friendship, while he has heaped upon his race eternal shame and disgrace. No honest, intelligent citizen hug any respect for the lawbreaker, and when a little money so turns a fellow's head that he thinks he can trample upon the law with imp.unity a good term in prison is the best thing that can come to him. Johnson seems to think his money and notoriety have given him Immunity, and that he has special privileges which his fellow creatures have not. Six months at. hard labor would do Mr. Johnson more good than all the money he received from the Reno bout, and perhaps save the race from further humiliation." POLITICAL TRIUMPH OF BALL MAGNATE AL. TEARNEY OF THREE I LEAGUE .ELECTED CHICAGO ALD- ERMAN Chicago, April fana today given credit for the elec- tion yesterday of Al. Tearney, presi- dent the Three I. Baseball League, to Chicago's aldermaulc board. Tear- nfy, who is a Democrat, was pitted iigEiluEt .Milton Foreman, Republican, and one of the strongest men on the city board. The defeat of Foreinaa was a great surprise to the Republi- cans, who believed that he would bo returned an easy victor over the base- ball Magnate. Thousands of baseball fans, regard- of political faith, cast their bal- lots for Tearnoy, and the completed returns today show that he won by a. comfortable plurality. Baseball magnates, players and fanj all over ths United States today show- ered congratulations ,unon Teaniey, Jennings has put a stop to where he .fights "One-Round" Kogan Club, leaves shortly for America. It Scot-land against England in the ama- j -000 fjms on uig back 10 rounds before the Madison Athletic is that he intends takingi leur international tournaments "t Wol-! v .hanscoreof fans> for the sini.crap games among his players and reason that one ball player can I-Manager Chance of the.Cubs has rul- ed against poker playing. I BETTING AT JAMESTOWN j Norfolk, Va., April test case to determine the stability of betting at i tho Jamestown racecourse was inado i this afternoon, and resulted in an ov- erwhelmlng victory for the racing iu- iip---'- special race was arranged i between Bendover anil First Aid. Fred Millar laid odds on both horses, and lafter tho finish paid off on the winner. ___ _____ _. Bend Over won easily. After he set- tled Millar and his clerk were arrested, Sam Leever, 15 years a Pirate, has 1 taken before a magistrate and given ;i not received a contract this spring, j Last year he was carried through san- tlment. Indications are he is through. hearing. The defendants were dis- charged on the ground that the law had not been violated. toward Packe announced that he will In all proba- biHUes call off his Eight with the Chi- cago lightweight unless Packey does j 133 pounds. Manager Jones says he is not going to send his charge against I up an appointment with a leading 1906, 1907, 100S and 1Q10. I. il that he will re- j 1009 Uinquish his amateur status. Mr. An-j thc amateur championship. Club of New York on April IS. gastis growling more snt} more bitter Club ailll that ne rc_ j he was a bronze medalist in :y McFarland, and today nmntnur rh; BASEBALLS a welter weight. Jones says: "Day BE USED ,N WESTERN CANADA after-day since coming to the Coasc; I have had it pointed our to me that it "was unfair to Wolgast to match him against McFarland, allowing Pac- key to scale in as a welter weight. I LEAGUE WILL BE GIVEN FREE 5Y REACH The Reach ball .will be used in all CALGARY BOUTS inclined to compel McFarland Canada League games. Pres- weigh in at 133 pounds or cease hisjident Eckstorm havins? made a very chatter about being a lightweight. 1 advantageous arrangement with the manufacturers. The company gives the league, for .nothing, two-balls for won't say thai the McFarland match is oft entirely, as we like the looks of thac 10-round money, but I shall do some tall thinking on the train be- tween here and New York." For-the'Hogaa contest Wolgast will jtrain at Hint's Fernwood Farm. located six miles out of Phila- delnhia. Cy 'FaLkenberg of .Cleveland in ad- dition 10 his.new fadeaway ball, has developed an underhand affair to mix RESULTS OF THE CITY AMATEUR WRESTLfNG AND BOXING Calgary. April result of; the tity boxing and champion- ships held at the Y.M.C.A. iast n'sht were: vBoxers: Special. S. Phillips; light- weight, J. Convery; welterweight, J. WEEKLY FOOTBALL REVIEW Written Especially For The Herald Now, then, wake up, all you foot-! ings will be given without 'ear or! at-the present rime without enter-! The north side footballers :ue very, ball rooters. The season is about to'iavor. Me understands the game from taming any other league, but were a i to lrv their Juck with commence. Next.. Friday, weather j etc., permitting, .will-.see the opening game oi the season. A good game is i A. to Z. school boys' league formed they could work 'under the samrc rules as the R. -McKay has been elected ty I CXCcutive, and in all would bc Ver5" ir what 1 consider the most important would to that execu- and should be arranged on Convery; heavyweight Jake Fuilerton. e Wrestlers: Special. J. Barnes; light- ,f southerners. Well, a game between interesting the firsfi assured. Scotland vs. England. Al-1 office' on thc executive, that- of scccc- j tjve It-would not- mean a great opportunity. The northerners are tarv. Well, Bob is an old footballer; amouilt 0 if nnlv ureds a few t t 'L ll T'1} "ecus a .going to be strong this season aud. it will be well for those this side of oi ready one can hear the '_ merits each team being ireely discussed on and has had much experience of Ihn to [orwarci amt gcl the thing Old weight. A. Benson; welterweight A. each scheduled game, and in addition i Spawton; middleweight W. Martland. donates "two dozen extra balls to each club in the league. The contract is j for three years, and the above terms i. are for each year. For any other balls required the league is to pay J15 dozen. j The company thus practically sup- plies the league and all the teams with all the balls required each year for nothing. game, both in Canada and thc uui I hope this matter will ap-i' L the street. Speculation is to country, and I think we can rely on peal to somp intcrestert partv Should traCK" H0t t0 their powers. I would like to. have seen who will win. It looks like an even nroney chance. Also, opinions arc expressed as to who should and who the respective coun- Y. M. C. A. FOOTBALL MEETING TONIGHT will represent tries. i.im to mlfill his office with every pos it (lo so j win he to pro-' _ himcoir ami -ill them meet on boon l-rinav, out, t stble credit TO mmsoit and an inosc cure irom mcnd m town, a copv oi Al f.t il, T II 1 t" n concerned. He is, as the Scotchmen schooi ]ejlguc ruics as used in otncr would say, a n'.on o' fc-.v words, but j 4. 4, .1. it. He stans it at a height of j Mr. Eckstorm said that they can af- feet, swoops it down to the! ford, to do this as the uso of the balls ground and it crosses the plate with The ,chin elevated like an angry old i' maid. helps to advertise their other sport- goods and helps to sell their ba_se- ball. There will-be a. meeting of Y. M. C. A. football players and enthusiasts' at S o'clock in the parlors of the Associa- tion tonight. Y. M. -C. A. members are all welcome to attend. The .Scotchn-cn will he considerably by the loss sustained in men as Ross, Anderson, Oliver an awiu' guid worker. The balance j of the executive, judging from the believe the executive think that an international will provo mucu i attractive, financially, and they neeiL the inonev. Tlic Westminsters aro names I have heard, are all good level I The Southern Alberta Leacue does to bc thanked for helping out the ex- headed men, and that being; the not appear to have made much pro- pcutivc Good Frida7, we CP.P. look forward to season and However, they have j many good men lo fall back upon and j never yet failed to put a good eleven i into the field. England will also the services oi Charlie Steven- i onering; grcss. only one town having replied, :tile Thoir That is the' wny to make the league prosper. Help one another, wherever possible.1 Next, week T hope to have some- to he a most successful one. 1 do namely. Pinchcr Creek, and their re- not think the games will be one-sided py was one of inability to enter a believe they will he team. However, thc season is y contested. I hope so. It' young and more replies may yet be lo, about- Uie play and play- football far more interest- received and the league possibly form !crs son and Joyce, who have done good work for England, but like the Scots I they have a'wide field to select from J H has been definitely decided to and will be right there with thc play on the Courtlaml .street site j goods. H would be difficult to pre- this year. For many reasons that diet the winner. Nobody knows as will he an improvement on thc Ball yet, what teams will he selected, but Park. It will nraki: a hotter field. i do think that the will he: from a players' point- oi view, and cd. Referring again, to Good Friday's game, I am pleased to see that Everybody turn out. and encourage the hoys and give the game a boost, it us start the- season well anil' old time referee was appointed. Bob this thc most successful year Wilson understands the .came alri-hr, football in the history of Lctli- nas proved litmscU clficient on I bridge. Tlio players will "he there la ninn occasions. He conlrols (io their part. It is up to the spccuv closely contested and that a goal riif-' believe it will (iraw more people. rcspcct u[ VOL. LethbL'itigc, Saturday. April Sth. 1911 No. 2'2< THE BITTER BIT "Please help a blind man." said a fellow with green goggles, as he held a tin cup toward the line of people issuing from the Union Depot. "I always help the blind." said one of tv.-o young men who were passing, and he stopped and toolv out a five dollar bill; "can you get a quarter out of "I guess so." said thc blind man, fishing out a ha ndful'of change counting our. four dollars andseventv-ivc cer.is. "Well, John." said the young man's companion, as the walked on "you're a bigger fool than I took you to be" "Am said John. "Yes. you arc; T.hat Mlow'a no more blind than I am. HO-B- co'ild he tell that was a five dollar bill." Blamed If I Joan innocently; "but he must be mighty nearsighted not to sec that it was a counterfeit." There are none so blind as those who cnnnoi sec.. How frequently a mas, who for n certain brand of cigar, will tako what is handed him. without insisting on the smoke of his choico. And how frequently his onsy coins indifference results in his being handed a cigar which has no claim to quality to any kind but cheapness of manufacture. It's different with tho BUCKEYE smoker. Tie knows what, he wants, and he sees that he gets if. You ask Try a BUCK-EYE and you'll know. p. for the best Ten Cent In the Case, and get a BUCK-EYE Terence will be somewhere nc.ir again, jt would havn been rostilt. I see by thn reports that the'most impossible- to play ihc required City Executive held a v0rv successful number of games on thc Ball Park meeting on Thursday nipht. Six clnbsi to oilier sports requiring the sent delegates, making the league thcjllse of that ground several evenings prs and that holps a whole lot. to do thc rest. MAN BEHIND. same size as last year. I am sorry to hear Hint the A. 0. F. were not in the week. Courtland street is quite central to the. residents oi thc represented. It is not too late city, and I 1hink wo shall not suffer and I would like to sec the A.O.F.ito any great extent in gate receipts. get together once more. They had; A a good team during the early part ofj last season, but were unfortunate in losing many of their players, sh.itiltl not. discourage thrru. I.et. srann.by the old saying. "If at! be acted upon. E. Tahrum waited on thc executive on Thursday in thc interests oi the i first you don'i succeed, try again." U was