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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 15, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta QJVTE8 TALE OF WOE TO FRENCH OF Hl'S ESCAPE' FROM AMERICA Auc. Johnson an- that he has no intention of returning to itand trial in a signed pubUalicd in 1-a et Los jAuteura, prominent French sporting paper. Under lha heading of "My Johnson writes: count on settling permanently .in to.tna.Unlt- Americans, decidedly unable to'stomach my victory over Jftfforiea, and some others relatively Important I gained, have triad to destroy an'd rutn me. There has not baon a day on which 1 was not the victim of torno plot, on some ridiculous charge, ended oaly Tvith the loss of 'money for me. Mn brief, with all'these attacks and -persecutions, the American judges had already succeeded in forcing me to iray-' more "than franca aa there was no reason v.'hy j not be, continually arrested iiatir" niy last dollar wan gone.'l re- solved to lake to night: But, alas, seemed impossible. They obtain- ed "an order of arrest, charging me with leaving Chicago' 1 resolved to usfSiiBk ruse. I organised a baseball learn' composed ot negroes. I bad chosen for It fifteen men as big and black JIB, possible, all or whom re- sembled "me marvelously. My team bewg in trainees, I sent a challenge the name of the negro team to oce of Abe beet teams in Canada. The challenge was accepted and a date quickly flEed. Disguised in baseball outDts, il was .very, hard to Identify My secretary, embarked. for Canada by another route. I bad bought in advance .tick- eta direct to Havre by the steamer Corinthian. When I arrived at Mont- real this precaution saved me. I had "arranged ivlth htg negro who re- Eeinbted me closely, and when he said ho WBB Jack Johnson the polEceraer. would have taken, him back to my house In Chicago, I had promised to pay aim well. Fortunately, all went Tvelt fn Montreal. The local aulnorl .tie's, unfriendly, demanded how Ions' would stay In Canada, and If 1 hac had-my ticket I might not have INDEPENDENT XUGBY LEAGUE IN EAST IS COMING ALOhG ALRIGHT Ottawa, Aug. steps to- ward the completion of the- organiza- tion of the now indppwident lootbaU league will bo tgVen early noxt weet; when a nifating is to bo held in Ot- tava for tbe1 purpose of electing and drawing -up the Rov. Father Stanton, coach or the QttAWu college team, who has holidaying at HuiTalo, is expected home Monday morning when things irill be put in running order. Wil- liam Foran anfl D. II. Baird, .who wero conneoted with the Ottawa foot- ball club two yeats ago, arc associ- ated with Father Stanton in the nr.. and that it will succrcd, now seems to be the opin- ion- It will consist of SI. Michael's, of Toronto, Shamrocks, of Ottawa college, and Hamilton Alerts. local dates will not clash with those in the inlerprovfncial union, uut they will likely do so at Montreal anil Toronto. HAWAIIAN DUKE 'SAJI.S HOME WITH' FOUR MARKS CANADA HAS MATERIAL FOR EXCELLENT EIGHT [-Known Eastern Oarsman in Favor of Entering for Olympic Events Ottawa, Ont, Aug. Harrey Pulford, of the Otta'wa Rowing Club, is in favor of. Joe Wright's sug- gestion that the C. A. A. O. eelect an eight to renresejit Canada at the Olympiad, in 1916, at Berlin. 'Pulford declares that once they got to row- ng together, there would be no trou- >le in smoothing out the rough spots and getting 'a fine eight -working smoothly. "With such crews as the and Oltawas, to.say noth- ing the coast crews. Caiiada should he able to put out a great a says Harvey. aan Franclico, Aug. a wake of iriattored'avtimmlng re- cords behind him, four of which are fpr the world't fastest races, Duke set eall for his native Hawaii. Ha made now world's 76.and yard-daahet, July 5, and bettered the -former when he broke tha world's 25, 75 yard records In one laifc week at the Olym- pic club In this city. Kzhsnamcku's new records are: 25 yards; 1V3-10scc. 50 yards -23 75 yards' 1 'yard s, 54 3-2sec. Tne great Hawaiian athlete In- tends 16. return to 3an Franclico In .October to participate In the festival races. T" MARTY O'tOOLE. IS READY TO WORK Pirates Are .Strengthened for Final Clash for National Pennant PlUcburp. OToole has fully recovered from his-recent op- eratibn for.appendicHig. He ed yesterday that be teit fit. and tbat is would to the game just as scon as Manager Clarke would permit; 'I am O.K. Mid he, "and I cant to get Jn there tmd allow my- self." O'Toole has beea Tvorkinsj easily over since hts discharge from the bos- l-scJing time ago; .During the lasti :ouple of days be has been "putting, something on." the ball, and has found: to his dejignt that -his arm is strong enough, to go the route. V.'ith OToole added to tho already strong staff ot tihuckers the Pirates ought to go down the stretch at some- thing like a fast pace. PREPARING FOR 1914 Boston, Aug. Boston Na- tionals have secured four- additional new -men toward strengthening the team for next season. Two are in- fieldera and two are outfielders. Tht Infielders are Bugey, second baseman, of the Waco, Tex._ league ctuli, and 'McCIoskay, a third baseman, or the At, bany. Georgia, club, of tne South "At- lantlc league. From the club the Boston Braves secured two outfielders, WLlEon and Duncan, bolh now "batting better than .300. been" so' fortunate. As 1 was only go- ing through their the Can- adians could say nothing. Once on board the Corinthian" I was CALLAHAN AND EVEHS1 ABOUT DUE. TO GET THE AXE Chicago, Aug.. Jake St-abl, re1 cently deposed as manager o! the Boston -SoY, will not- remain verr long, il rumors flontmg around in this pcove true. The rumors arp to the efftct that he will soon lie Joined by Johnny Bvcrs', present leadeT ot..tbc Cubs, and Jlm> SPORTING NEWS AND NOTES AHhoUf5h rumors about the deposir tion ol Evcrs have been golnp around, Tor some time, tthtfC'CallBban spnsaT tiou Is brand how., has fallen into a losing. streak and the. bleacher crities are-after his; scalp. It is said also that his nieihods o( handling his men on the soreness amoug certain members ol the team. Several things ore matter with Fans haro gruv'n restless uh-; der his constant run-ins with the um- pires and his habit ot gettirig put o'fi the field when his presence is most necUed.'Tlios. J- l.yncli, of" the Ra- tional league, is quoted as saying ''Tlie used'by. the same players on .is sucli that I cannot give out; the -'writ-ten reports. Voii. couldn't .print them." If Kveis- is T el i eyed fot .his. present JuiiVs Hogcr who has jeerf warnTlifg probably will succeed him. is 'well; knoirn -Bresnahan was figuring with the owners oi the Cubs on the contract one, oi the principal inducements for his coming to "Chicago 'Was that ia case of Krers1 'failure; .lie would become leader of the Cubs, gvcrs, it is gen agreed, has lie' is oul Kansas City, Mo., will enjoy asso- ciation football this fall. Lexington, 'groluids pOO horse stalls. Panamn-Faclfic sports at San FYancisco in 1215 will extend from February 20 ;to December 4 and Include every bind of atblntica. Connie Tilac, he of the Athletics, is some futurist. At the present time he has three cracking good boys at Holy Cross college. Mac picked these kids up on Philadelphia corner Hots', sent them to college, pays their tuition, and allows them per month sal- ary. -Some system, Friday, LEAGUE SOB National St. Lpilis -I 1 I New York-...-I..'...... 11 10''l .Grlunr', I'l'HiU, SiillCB and till- rtrcil llotqiiard ami lie) cr. Second St. Ixiuis.................. 304 York 7 81 Doak, Harmon and Tcs- rcaii aiul McLean. Chicago 0 10 Hoston ...'7 ia if Humphries "and Avdier Tyler ana Harldcn. Second Chicago Hasten i'kiroc ami Arl-lsur anil 6" 1 Perdue-, Cir.clrmnll 0 Philadelphia 1 Ames, SunjfjS and CltvrbB A. Uer anil Killifef. 93 23 Second Cincinnati 2 7 .j. 7 14 I Urown and ClnrUe Seatuti and' Killiltr. CANADIAN' BOWLERS IN 'SCOTLAND 'j, Galfanougri, of Toronto, well known In. .Canadian bowling clr E. Wettlauferv.of: Berlin, prominent Canadian bowlar.and hockey preiident, "the long and ihort of It." photographed In Highland, costume dur- ing the preient'tour of the old land. _ _ t'itUuuru............... 13 Urooklyn 6 Cooper, Mcquillan and Gibson -Tingling Miller. American Now York 2 G fl Chicago Ford and Sweeney anil Si-halk. ftoslon............ St. Louis Ucilieut and Thomas Alexander. Philadelphia Cleveland r _____ Washington Detroit and Henry Stanajc. (i 5 0. Russell, Bcti 4 0 Allison 9 0 6 I and- 9 Hi i 5 Dubuo 7 0 8 3 and Caught the Fly of the 1913 race and the team ia _tbrcL with intetna dissension. 4 Edmonton aru this "mornXng's" the. ex- hibition eveti worse today than .of and the races resolved-themselves Into battles In deep mud.1, ijesplte. this the entire card was run off, hut there was little or no -meritin ibe ih'ajf-' construct, "one-mile automobile track in tie centre of that city. Donlln was booked to reportjand some has been raiGetJ over to having jomiailon. he coujd havo through the ffght to the finish Eytan hAd attempted to count him out.- Howeyar, the referee1 Is upheld In .action by a number of promin- ent :fight critics of the coaat. Eytonl i sold-by PIlUbuTg to the'Phlllle but Mike never put In an appearance. Ypstanday. Philadelphia gave lha-way- ward one unconditional-.release. EVERY MAN IN LETHBRIDGE SHOULD TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS SALE Prttldtnt .Murphx, of the Chicago Cubs iprung' another one of famoui lurprllii on.tWe unsuspecting fraternity. He has relegated Lew Ritchie to the minors.' Lurid Lew iB'today a.illlotier on the Konsan city team Of the JAm.rlciin Aisqciatlon. Lew "was" o'noe known at the "GUnt btoaiiie of hli ability to beat the New York Olimts, Oral Overall hac told to the San -Francltco club of the Pacific league, too. Special Values in Pyjamas and Night Shirts Pyjama Suits in ma- terial of every' select quality. Light and med- ium weight goods in pleasing patterns. Reg- ular prices to 85c to Tiesl Tiesl Tiesl Almost Half Prige Harry for these Wiish Ties. Plain; and fancy shades in material that will Bland the wear and the Half Price 15c and 25c Silk Ties galore in any wanted shades. 25c, 35c and 50c Such Shirt Snaps Are Seldom Seen So.ft Cuff Negligee SHiffs" with detachable collars to match. Plain colors and neat strips effects. Also some starch- ed cuffs, Negligee Shirts i n Cambric, Zephyrs, Percales; regular values S1.25'to Hats and Straw. Hats Any Panama Hat iii our store; regular values to Your choice A big range in Felts, very" neat new arrivals. To clear MEN'S SUITS in- Tweeds, Worsted, Blue and Black The highest standard materials and make. Perfect fit "guaranteed clothes and trimming, all hand tailored Reduced from 25 to 50 per ceni. You Have Never Seen Such Trousers at 1-1.75 and Not a. pair in the lot but is worth and mostly aa high as A special line that is one of the features of this sale, stylishly tailored worsted Trous- ers In neat striped grey materials, good wearing trousers. Your size among the lot. On sale at and Special Values in Underwear Combination and Two-Piece Suits. Garments to suit all tastes. Sleeveless Suits with knee length' Drawers; half length sleeves and drawers; and full length garments. Balbriggan, Lisle Porous, Light' Wool and Silk and Wool Garments in the lot. Combinations 75c to a garment Two-Piece Suits 35c to 90c a garment IT WILL PAY YOU TO BUY YOUR WEARING APPAREL AT THE ROYAL STORE ChaJ. Eylon did not BO through the formality of counting out Jack White at Vernon the other day, when Johnny LEAGUE GftMES Association Milwaukee Louisville Slapuika ami and Severe id. Hughes 1 0 0 30 Woodburn himself thinly: "White didn't a chanco In.a I could not let Dundee hit him again, Columbus Kricnc and as City 0 a Owens Ferry and Dundee whipped him In nine rounda, on.Uafaor Day, the'affalr-waB longer a contett." Johnny DurxJee 'has been matched to meet Ad Wqlgalt at Vernon arena on Day. The Murphy-Dun- dee bout for labor. Day hao been call- ed off by Dundee, WolgaBt anrf Dundee will .go The Athletlci have secured a Trl- star, pitcher for by the n.m. He will report .to the Amerlpan league apeed merchante Morgan anil Moore liaskctte ai Dcvoight. St. Paul-Jmiinnapnlis, rain. Second St. Paul Indianapolis Brandt and Milltr Carry. 3 1 Works 0 2 0 I anil International I ENGLISH CRICKET Aug. perfect wea- ther all cricket matches start- ed on .Monday were played to a finish. Follc-wlng arc tho Buffered n further reycwe, tills llmo from at-the by an Innings and (orty runs. Top Bcorcrs were: E. Dillon 135, nnd A. P. Day 73 lor Kent, and tho old reliable, Hobbs, Surrey, 115. Hitch, the young Surray uowler, took eight wlcketE for runs. On their home ground ot Sheffield, Yorislilra scored a. three wicket vic- tory over Tiiiddlesex. For Yorkshire, Kllner and Rhodes were the principal scorers, contributing S4 and 86 not out rospeotively, while Dooth captured eight Jilildlesex wickets for SS run Xottingliamablre gained a handsomp victory oiref Leiceatersh'ire nt Notttng ham by an Jnnfnge and 125 runs. A W.-Carr, 169, and Lee (O. 200 no' out were the chief, scorers of tin play. At Eastbourne, HIIBHK heat Somor wickets, the winner's Bcorej Including A. H. Lang 141, while for tlio loaors D. R. Johnson succnad- ed in reaching the covote_d century and Braund 82. Brldsei, Somerset- shire, tcok seven wlckota (or 41 runs. CARPET BALL LEAGUE Montreal Emriia. Second Montreal Baltimore Matlcrn, Collrell Carlson and 3 II 1 5 7 1. Madden TanV Hanforth and The local Mooae csrpet bnll (earn ore bctns oriaiiiica for j the winter months, and bid to I Jersey bo a strong rival for the fn- mouB A. p. F. buncli. Other ao- i cfelleo wishes lo entor lha league, should writs the league organizer. 'C. S. Mngnire, care or A. O. P., or O. O. M. 9 15 I Kent and Graham i Bnescher ij Weils. n nml Srcond i Toronto BASEBALL TABLES 9 H Jnrsey City................ 8 I1" Lush, Haw anil Gralinni Dnvis a Hlair. Newark National Kevv York 7-1 32 Philadelphia (13 37 Chicago 57 iil PlttBburg 05 51 Brooklyn 57 Boston -14 60 Cincinnati .098 .630 .525 .528 .4-17 .423 CJuinn and Williams Anderson and Hlgi-'ins.______ KcrotuI Rochcytpr 2 11 1' Newark Kliiirs and Jackllt.scli Holmes and Iliggina. Western Canada .13 69) .384 St. Louis -11 C7 .380 PRESENTED HAWKINS WITH SPECIAL MAKE BOSS RIFLE Quebec, Aug. lUwklns, winner of the King's prlw at Bislcy, was accorded a civic reception on his arrival here today and WM presented with n special FloiB rifle, with A anlt- ahle Inscription on the Block. Champion 'Alfredo do Ore will nlay Joo Carnyoi of San Prnnclico, tor tho throe cushion hiniara American W. L. I'.C. Philadelphia............ 72 35 .673 Cleveland 67 12 .615 Washington 58 Chlcaxo 58 54 .518 Boston 51 51 .486 Detroit 47 63 .438 St. Louis 44 70 .386 Now York 36 67 -350 Moob'e .law S Nichol and Duggan Stwlo Moore. Medicine Hat-Edmonton, ruin. Saskatoon-C'algarv, ruin. 1 n 7 1 ar.d International w. Newark 76 38 Rochester 04 53 Baltimore................ 58 51 58 Montreal Toronto Providence City. S3 Northern Winnipeg 7. Buluth S, bacroiBC 2. Grand Forks 2, 7. ______' NoHliwcstevn Vancouver 8, Spokana 4. Tocnma 3i Victoria 6. Portland 10, Seattle 0. PRESIDENT PHILADELPHIA NATIONALS PASSED Phllndelplila, Aug. H. LocXo, president of tho "riitlndnlrhia Notional League baaeoall club, tlltd thla afternoon at Vcnlor, N. .1., n siili- urb or Atlantic City, after a Ions III. .301 ness. V' .508 ;