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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 28, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 1915 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY TffiRALD PAGE TORR "THE GAUD ON THE DOOR" RECORD LIST FOR AND WRESTLERS FROM ALL OF ALBERTA TO COMPETE AT EDMONTON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 'Edmonton, Alia., April Al- berta Amateur Wrestling ami Boxing championships, which will bo held In JCdrnojjton on Friday and Saturday of Iliis 'week, promise Lo set a new record lor the province. Tlic Hood of en- tries lias e.vceeded Iho mosl optimistic expectations of the A A.A.U. govern- ors, iinil It looks .IB it" over I'iTty box- ers and wrestlers [roni sill parts of Al- lieria will compete Tor Hie provincial lilies, and Ihe medals UiaL accompany tame. Last night Socrclary Chown rc- 42 entries, ciiiially divided be- tween the vrealling and boxing events, nud expected anothur dozen names Ibis morniiiK'B mail. Officials Appointed Tlic only now worrying tbu cominitleo in charge is whether Ihe ]oiig programme CHU be disposed of in iwo nighLH. The following officials liave beon appointed by tho Ainaaleur VIIJQH: Boxing referee. O. R- Jackson: boxing judges. R. H. Chsuhvick. Hdimm- inn and" KergiiEOn, Calgary; timekeeper, S. 11. Aim; judge wrestl- ing, Kenneth Blaicliford. The Eiilc of seals opened last night si. (lie Hotel Selkirk stand, ami there is an unusually heavy demand for (he To date entries received in the dif- ferent boxing classes arc an follows: 105 pounds, four entries; pounds, three entries; I2j pounds, two entries; 135 'pounds, seven entries; 1-1G pounds, ffvo entries. For the vroBlliiiK cham- pionabips, HIP. 2i. entrlcB to dale ore distributed nmtins the 12fi. 135, 145, liiS, iiounds and the heavyweight classes. Some of the Entries Nearly every centre in Alberta where athletics flourlKh will be repre- sented at (lie cliainpfonshipG. Letli- bridge is sending four entries, and .Medicine Hat two. Ralph W. Slmw, a 145 pound boxer from Crosefield, Is coining with tlic .suiitliorn contin- gent. Lieut. Joe Con very from Cal- gary lias enlerod in (lie 135 and 14ii pounds boxing clauses, and at leant SI'K more boxers and ivresllfirs are ax- peeled from Bob Pearson's burgh. Paul Lewis. J.loyriniinster, the im- pound wrestling champion of the prov- ince, iv] J] be on hand to defend his title. Athabasca "will be represented by three gnort boys. O'Kelly. Day and Holt. University of Alberta lias onter- tjd Tour wroHtlei-B and one boxer, and the iCuiuCntcn Y.M.C.A. Wrestling club has entered six men. Louis Scol- cr'B ISdmonton A-A.C. will liavc eight or ninn men entered. The Epecial events for soldiers arc not fillinp very rapidly, and to date the only two entries received, are in [the 125-pound class, the competitors being from the Battalion, C.E.F. W COST SI HOI MATFORD VIC, WIHE.HAIRED FOX TERRIER, WAS AN OUTCAST ON AN ENGLISH FARM FECULIftR MS OF NOIEO uui mm FEARING THAT HE WILL BE STRICKEN DUMB JOE BENZ QUITS THE WHITE SOX New Vic, George Quintard's wire-haired foi: terrier, .whose early tradition was anything hut indicative, of the supreme honors which she was to attain, at the West- minster Kennel Club Snovf yesterday afternoon at Madison Square Garden mounted dogdom's highest pedcetal in this country, when she took the coveted honor, ttat oi being the best dog in the show. This little terrier, whose first glimpse of life, was from ftho obscurity of an English barnyard, Irom which she taken alter tho payment of a paltry yesterday tarried to victory the kennel of her owner against the competition ol the inost famous champions of all other breeds. Purchased for almost noth- dng, she could not he bought today (or Few people know of the early his- tory of "Vic and that bill (vvas the supposed limit of her worth liy one owner. It is an interesting Etory when that all but outcast is crowned as the. queen of dogs in this country. Some two years1 ago a fan- cier oi cocker living near Birmingham went to purchase some dogs. He was not well versed in the terrier hrceds, out toolr a fancy to ithis liltlc puppy, which was maning around' the barnyard of an English farmer, and thought that it would make an interesting playmate for his grandchildren. He asked what the farmer would take for the dog, and was answered that would pur- uliase it. He took it home and was laughed at liy each of liis two sons, lie tried tn give it to, they telling him that it was not the kind nf a dog to appeal to their children. Tlic grandfather was discouraged, liut hn decided lo hold the (Jog, and one day took it to.a show in which ]ir. was eihibiting his cocker span- iels. A terrier fancier happened to catch.sight of the ttrrier, which was LOOKA THERE AN'U5ALL DEPENPIN' ON'IMT' PITCH TO BW BASEBALL NATIONAL Philadelphia Cincinnati St. Louis Boston Chicago ,........_........... Brooklyn Pittsburg New York W. .10 S P.C. .90S ,CG7 .500 .500 .500 .333 .333 .273 Detroit, Mich., April Joe Benz of the Chicago White Soi veteran slabbing forces not be seen In rthcn out oi tlie .puppy stage, iinil he Hair! T "That is a line dog that you lave there. '.Vhy don't you i-iliili" it The skiiulica remarking Hat he would not lis-'c a chance against the champions that m'ere entered, but at last !ic .vailed upon to bench Vic. Absolute consternation seized him wlien the uog went through tlie classes a win- ner and he reftlizerl that he had champion. lie laughed at his sons who hail refused the dog, and refused an uner oi S500 for (he fox terrier. Bvcn- ftiinHy a higher, lud was and that bought Matford George ,W. Quintard's agent then scl out to J purchase the terrier, and -it is said 1hflt the cost to the fancier was about On her lirst appearance in this country Vic captured the hon- ors in the fox terrier classes at the Hoitoli show a year ago and was Iwaten at the New York show by A'ickery Kast Kioiglil. The only oili- er defeat which has been recorded aguintt the dog was at Ihe Toy Dog Show, when a Maltese terrier was placeii above Vic as the best dog in the show. The judge, however, admit- ted that tho placing was governed somewhat by his vic.w that n fox terrier was not in rcalj'ty a toy dog. action for some time, and for a most peculiar reason. He fetra that he is about lo be stricken dumb, and last niglit fled to hie Howe iu Chicago, where he M-J1I place hlmaelE in the ands of a throat specialist. Ever since be joined bis team this spring, 'Benz'5 voice has been failing him, .until noiv he can apeak only ab- ove a whisper. His affliction is sup- nosed to be the after effect ot an at- tack ot typhoid fever last fall, which cost liim 50 pounds iu 'weight, and al- most cost his life. Benz in so worried that he is almost useless to his teani, 90 he allow- ed to go to Chicago. Haschall players arc remarkably courageous at least they're the on- ly workers in America who dare ask lor u raise in pay this year. Will buy you a Guaranteed Bicycle, Made in Canada. Hercules Coaster brake, Roller Chain, Mudguards, Dimlop Tires. X'ai! crdpr lionscs cannot this Bike in quality or price. Come and >ee MAC before you lend your money out of town. T H E I N D I A N The 'World's Beit Motorcycll Prices from 1245 to 1355. D. E. MacDnald INDIAN MOTOCYCLE AGENT. Phone 1032 5th Street Pilhsburg.................. 050 St. .Louts............... 3 6 1 and Gibson; Griner and Snytler. Chicago...............: 6 13 0 Cincinnati............ 0 4 2 Scabel and Ames and TVingo. Brooklyn................ 2 12 1 Philadelphia _........ 5 U S .Ruoker and llillor; Chalmers and Killifer, Apnlelon. Boston............... 12 13 2 New York................ 5 S 4- Riiilolph and Gowiiy; Merritt, Myers, Schrupp, Ritter and Smith. AMERICAN Uelroit Yoik Chicago Washington Boston Cleveland Philadelphia St. Louis JO 7 S G 5 li 3 1 P.C. .714. ,636 .57 .545 .501 .43! 1 .280 FEDERAL Newark 10 Brooklyn pjfctsburg Kansas City Baltimore liuttalo St. Louis Kansas Chicago -Adams, Main, Ml .583 .571 .571 .500 .400 ,-100 .333 14 0 5 2 X IBIS Blfi WHERE KE GETS OFF and Brown and Wans tori y. Prcncler- gast, Jolinson and Fjslier and Wilson, Buffalo Ncwurk Bedient aurl Trnutman and St. Louis Pittsburg l-l Boslon, NUBS., April Mack, munagrir of the PhllHdelpliia Athletics, said in an interview todaj that so long1 as lie remained at tho head of the club; J. franklin Baker of honio-mn fame, would not be a member of the team. "I ani through "with i-Vank Baker as a ball Alack adaed, "and is my intention a.t tho present time il0'- to allow-him to become the pro- perty of any other Learn Iu the Ameri- can league. I 'would not sell him for a million dollars in caih." _ _ Late in the winter Baker announced Blank and Chapman Caiunitz, Bar-1 his intention o[ retiring from base get and Berry. j bali> according to 5Iack, he Play- ed on the Upland team oC the Dela- ware County 'Pennsylvania, on Baltimore 7 10 0 Brooklyn C 14 3 Smith, Hughes and Owen Upham and Watson. INTERNATIONAL OPENS A'a.r April and Richmond opened the season here today in a slugging match, Richmond coining out at the better end of a, 11 .o S score. Score: Toronto 221 002 8 8 Richmond Qil 101 12 7 Herbert, Reyer, Lake, Pricat and Konnik, Sterzer, Russell and Ichaulle. Only one game scheduled. Saturday last. It is reported that Russ FLord learn- ed Itou- to pitclj bj7 stutJj'inf billiard balls. He must have figured they were players' heads.and used the bcaner.. "I wish him said Connie- Mack, spcaking-of Eddie Collins, hut he neglected, to say what kind o[ 3 luck. Philadelphia.............. 6 0 Washington......... 2 3 "hawkey nnd McAvoy; Shaw, Ga'Ilia and Henry. New York.............. 260 Boston............. 0 2 Keating and Sweeney; Foster, Col- ins and Thomas. St. Louis.. 2 7 2 Detroit................ I! 5 1 iLondermilk, Agnew and Leary; Coveleskle and IHeKee. Cleveland................. 4 S o Chicago............... 7 fl 0 ITitgcrniaii, Russell, Jones nnd O' Neill; Wolfgang, Benz nnd Schalk, AM. ASSOCIATION Cleveland Indianapolis 5. Columbus 'J, Louisville 13. Minneapolis SI. Paul 4, No other games scheduled. NOKTHWESTEBN Seattle 3, Vancouver 5. Tacoina 2, Aberdeen 0. Spokane 7, Victoria 8. FINES 'EM, BUT GIVES IT BACK Rowland Hap Always Been Heady to Pay for Good Efforts BOBS Rowland o[ tlie -White Sox is a stickler for discipline. Yet he ia strongly opposed to flues. "When 1 have felt compelled to fine BOXING The Welsh-Ritchie fight pictures rill not he seen here this week as formerly announced. The hooking ar- rangements have nol yet been com- pleted. It Is thought, "however, that they will be shown here within a week or ten cays. Letlihridge will be represented in [our classes afc the provincial boxing STARLAND "HER BITTER LESSON" A TWiO REEL SOCIETY SENSATION____________ Another Eplfode of THE HAZARDS OF HcLEN The Evolution of Percy "HIS UNWITTING CONQUEST" A ONE REEL DRAMA OF REAL INTEREST Reappearance of HARRY C. WILLIS and MIS6 B. PORTILLO The Queen of Melody PICTURES AND VAUDEVILLE Piu'iininnnt Pictures TONIGHT AND TOMORROW KDWAKT) ABELES In James Montgomery's Highly Interfiling Play "READY MONEY" Five Parts of Tenie Dramatic Action COUNTRY KIDS" Another of those pleasing Keystone Comedies with FATTY AHBUCKLE The Budget of War News THE POPULAR JOHNSTON TRIO in a complete changi and other attractions. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Tlic Mystery THE ROBBERY OF THE RUBY.CORONET O VAUDEVILLE OF QUALITY R P H E U PHOTO PLAYS DE LUXE M Wedding Bells TONIGHT Are Ringing TONIGHT The OrpKeum Bride Miss Nellie Diggory Mr. Victor Thelan The Battery Boy Will Positively be Married on the J. B. Pickle will officiate. Runaway Part Feature. Thomas Musician. Great Falls Singing, Dancing Three Reels Excellent Pictures. Matinees 5 and IQc Evenings 10 and 15c MILITARY SPORTS WERE A BIG SUCCESS AT MACLEOD a says Rffwland, "I .have plas- tournament at Edmonton, Friday and tered the fine on ae soon as Saturday. A. Norman will he enter- he showed me he was trying to act all jcd in tho 105 pbund class Basil right he got his money back again, Chaplin in the 115 pound class; "Vincent Campbell, who starred -with Frank Lush in (.lie 135 pound class; the Feds last season, was one of the'Jimmy Lush, either, in the 135 or 145 lilayers I once fined. It was for loaf- jpomid .class, both. Jimmy Lush is ing on the bases. I fined him just' Ihrcn pounds over tlie light- That season he stole 97 baaea, when weight limit and may make 135 the best he hud ever done previously pounds hcforc the bouts. does, Of course, 1 remitted the j his brother Frank will likely jicte in the special military event at J35 pounds. The hoys will leave [or Ednionloi was ne.! afternoon, accompanied by tomorrow the snorling editor of the Herald, jwho will look after their interests in the tournament. Prof. Frederick Starr wagers that lie will live, U) be 120. We'd take him only we recall thai the Boston Braves beat the Athletics. j If you arc having trouble ivilh your incontin- ence or suppression of urine or pain in Hie Stonr in tbf- Bladder- take Gin Pills. They for S'J.ftU At dealers everywhere, 3 LOOK HERE GUN CLUB MEETING There will be rt meeting of the Al- berln Gun club Saturday.evening In the Kick-Sell] hardware store at'S o'- clock. Old and new Gun club mem- bers please attend. FOOTBALL LEAGUE MEETING Representatives of -the football clubs of tho clly are hereby requested aiacleod. Alia., April mill- nry sports which took place at Mac- eod on Saturday laat provided a day's amusement 'whicEi has never been equalled in Aiacleod. In addition to the local squadron of the I3lb C-M.TI-, a large number of soldiers and friends attended from both Pincher Creek and Cardaton, and during the day the town presented, a most appearance. The proceedinss were opened in tuc morning with a parade of Iho soldiers through the town, and (.lie smart ap- pearauce and inarching of tho men called forth general admiration from at ilie fair grounds the On the arrival a varied programme of sports waa proceeded wita, and continued through out the day. In the afternoon tlie football match for the regimental cup was pulled off, the contesting teama being- "B" Squadron, Macleod, and "A" Squadron, Pincher Creek, and although the local boys 'rcere keen on avenging the defeat inflicted on them sonic few weeks ago at Pincher Creek, they stood no chance with their oppo- nents, who possess a and very fast team, the final score be- ing -1-1 in their favor. A banquet was provided at the Sil- ver Grill hall for the sergeants in. Ihe evening, which was followed by a grand smoking concert'at the Town hall, which was attpniled by all the officers and some WU men. Seme ex- cellent songs were' rendered at this concert, but the most enjoyable pftrt of the performance were some really first'-closB boxing 'bouta.between, men ironi tlie various squadrons, who showed exceptional skill with the ;iovee. to meet at (lie V.M.C.A., Friday even- ing at 8 o'clock, by order of the secre- tary cf Mic ICbpttall. league. Tho formation of a city league "for o[ the whole proceedings, and-they are tii, wilt main order, of bust- certainly to lie congratulated oil the hcsa'., _ _. day's success. Sergeant-Major Moorhead. and number on willing' helpers bad. charge Lieut. Knight Kurt Unfortunately during the afternoon Lieut. Knight, a well-known Pincher Creek rancher, was badly hurt while taking part In the wrestling on. horse- back, which necessitated his removal to the Macleod General hospital, 'where he is etiii detained, but fa. mak- ing rapid progress towards .recovery. The results of tbe varioue sporting events are as 100 Evans, "A" Squadron, 1; Sgt. Harvey, "B" Squad- ron, 2. 220 EvanB, 1; Trpr, Redman, 2. Evans, 1; Constable Blbby, 2, Hurdle Evans, 1; Cpl. Kersey, "Br" 2. Putting the -Harvey; 1; Trnr. Wreel'iinp "A" Squadron, by who 'defeated "B" Squadron and R.N.W.M.P. Long Evana, Sgt. Harvey, 2. High NMcholson, 1, ott. 6in.; Trpr. Evans, 2, 5ft. 31n. Ladiea' egg and apoon Harvey, 1; Mrs. Norgrove, 2; MM. Hayman, 3. Sergeants' Harvey, 1; Sgt. Ayr, 2. Boy Scouts (under 1; F. Neabitt, 2; C. Campbell, 3. Boy Scouts (over Georga, 1- J. Davis, 2; G. Cotton, 3. Girls' race (under E. McT Donald, 1; Miss J. Rotfaney, 2; AllM-O.' Alston, 3. Gfrla' race (over X. son, i; Ariis A. iMcCrea, Mlir B. 'corson, 3. Fat -Murray, ;-Sgt.'Mpjor ItaU-mile-r-Trpr. Cbbpcir, l; Trpr. 'Mallone, 2, (Continuea M Page ;