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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 20, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Page � THE LETIIBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Tncsda.V, Arajrust 20, lmz JOHNSON NOT ANXIOUS TO FIGHT Challenger Joe Jeanette Cleans Up Second Rater New York, Aug. 19.-Joe Jeanette, the Hoboken nigger heavyweight, who expects to meet Jack Johnson next month, met Jeff Madden of Boston for a ten-round bout In Madison Square OardenB tonight, and ao outclassed his man that the fight was stopped in the second round after Madden had been floored three times. Johnson Not Anxious Chicago, Afig. 20.-Jack Johnson's forfeit 'wsill not be posted until Joe Jeanette's money is up in New York, he said last night. Nor will Johnson do any training for the match until he la assured that the State Boxing Com mission will permit the fight to be staged. "It would be useless for me to train If there was no chance to fight," he aid. / To close friends Johnson said he was not anxious to fight Jeanette or anyone else. "I don't care particularly whether this fight comes off," he said. "I went into this affair just to please my wife. Training is hard work, and I'd rather rest." Johnson now weighs about 250 pounds, a little more than he weighed when he started training for the Flynn fight BIG LEAGUE FIGURES Latest Show Zimmerman posed as Head Swatter In National-Cobb Dropping Some  �  * De- > ? Heine Zimmerman has heen deposed as head of the National league batting list. Bill Sweeney, the Boston second sacker, Is now one point above the Cub bat-wielder, with a .369 average, up to Saturday's contest. Doyle and Meyers are doing the heavy work for the Giants: Hans Lobert of the Quakers is consistently bumping the hall. In Koney and Huggins the Cardinals have two valued attacking assets. Koney is keeping consistently up with the leaders, while "Rabbit" Huggins is hanging on doggedly with a .338 batting figure. WORSHIPPING AN OLYMPIC HERO Great Canadian Swimmer Presented With Watch and Elegant Locket Speaker has reached the .398 mark and will be a consistent rival of Cobb, the leader, to the end of the season, if not hurt. Cobb's figures fell away to .415 last week, but the loss was not enough to worry Jennings. Clyde Milan's stolen base record so far leads his friends to hope he may equal or surpass Ty Cobb's record Cobb Is second to Milan, this year, he having 41 in 99 games. Matched Handicap Pony Race at B urmis Burmis, Aug 19.-A pony race has been arranged to take place on the 25th, between O. Glover's Nellie, and W. Scott's Baldy, over a quarter mile course for $50 a side. Scott is conceding Glover's pony 40 yards. The football game, which was scheduled to take place here between Blairmore and Burmis, on the 14th, has been postponed until the 2lst, when the Burmis boys Intend turning the tables on Blairmore. No wonder the Red Sox have such a lead in the American when they have two pitchers like Wood and Hall. Alone they have won 38 games and are going at top speed right now. The Cub pitchers have commenced to work smoothly and if they keep tbjsir present form will give the faltering Giants a hard run for the pennant. Montreal, Aug. 19.-George Hodgson, world's champion swimmer, w.as given an enthusiastic ovation tonight in the big gymnasium of the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association club house, the occasion being his official reception on his return from Stockholm The directors of the club to which belongs, and the municipal authorities united to honor the young record breaker and he was presented with gold watch and a gold locket, studded with diamonds, the former the gift of the M. A.A.A. and the second the gift of the city. Numerous speeches* of congratula tions were made to which Mr. Hodgson replied briefly. Afterward he entered the tank aud gave an exhibition covering a hundred yards in 59 2-5 seconds without extending himself. Bob Zim merman, who represented Canada in the spring board diving and captured fifth at Stockholm, also did a few turns for the benefit of those present. GAMES IN THE BIG LEAGUES National Pittsburg-Brooklyn, Cineinimti-BoB-ton, Chicago-Philadelphia games postponed on account of bad weather. Crnndall outpitched Sales, and New York beat St. Louis with eas�, 5-2. ILLEGAL SHOOTERS Number of Guns Confiscated in North ern Ontario by Game Wardens North Bay Ont., Aug. 19.-Game war dens G. W. Parks' and D. Blea, have returned from a week's patrol of the waters of the west arm of Lake Nipis Bing and the French river, bringing in seventeen guns which were confiscated for illegal deer shooting. A party of American tourists were fined one hundred dollars. AMERICAN ATHLETES WILL RECEIVE ROYAL WECOME ON RETURN HOME ENTRY LIST LARGE FOR DOMINION RIFLE 8HOOT President Taft, Andrew Carnegie and Other Noted Americans Will Greet Victorious Olympic Team-Mammoth Parade Canadian Cruiser Nlobe Contributes a Full Turn for Matches Ottawa, Aug. 19.-With the big Dom Inion rifle matches to be held at Rock cliffe only a week away, already large number of entries have been received. Prom now on the entries will come swarming in faster and faster and though a record of over 700 entries was established last year, it is expected that this will be broken again this year. Among the entries already received is that of a full team of twelve from H.M.C.S. Nlobe. KILBANE AND O'KEEFE MATCH Wolgast and Packey Have Big Money Offsra Cleveland, O., Aug. 19.-Johnny Kll-bane, featherweight champion, and Eddie O'Keefe, were signed today "for a 10-round go at Madison Square Garden, New York, September 13. O'Keefe is to make 122 pounds. Billy Gibson, manager of the gard-tn, in speaking of the match between Ad Wolgast and Packey iMcFarland, said Wolgast was given a 115,000 guarantee and is assured $7500 for hlB moving picture interests. Gibson said he3 Cleveland.......... 52 Detroit........    53 New York......1 .. .. 39 St. Louis.......... 41 30 38 42 55 5S C3 71 77 43 5G 60 62 69 76 .717 .052 .607 .491 .473 .442 .355 .280 .699 .617 .486 .464 .461 .361 .350 Will Revive Sculling Race for Women London, Aug. 20.-The first sculling race on the Thames in 1883 was bc-race for women on the Thames since jtween the wives and daughters of the will be held on Saturday next. 1833 Dewar's Special Liqueur The Standard ot the Empire" }! \ �  � I : I 1 I I, S , . i j. M. DOT (.1. \S & CO. -1 ON IHh >\ I COST $200 TO PULL FIGHT OFF IN CALGARY City Council Lifts Lid Enough to AL low First Class Bouts Calgary, Aug. 19.-The lid is off In Calgary. The city council tonight repealed the anti-boxing bylaw. At the next 'meeting of the council it is probable that a bylaw regulating the fight game will be passed and fixing the license fee of boxing exhibitions at $200. It is proposed to create a commission to consist of tho Chief of Police, the local head of the Northwest Mounted Police and a tliird member, who will probably be Tommy BurnB, to pass upon permits and regulate encounters. The race is restricted to women relatives of the watermen jvho have taken part in the Doggett's Ctfate and Badge contests, the first prize being $50 and a yearly championship will be instituted. Other money prizes will he given to second and third, and silver hand mirrors for all the other competitors. The age limit is 18 to 28. The course is 1,000 yards in length, a start being made at Putney Bridge and the number of entrants is limited to twenty-four. The last women's local fishermen. International 46 .607 51 .572 52 .540 Newark....... .. .. '59 60 .496 62 .475 60 .450 Montreal...... .. .. 49 69 .416 69 .400 Chicago, Aug. 20.-OKtcrings were light in the early trading today and the wheat tone was somewhat firmer. Continued reports of rain tended to strengthen prices, which started from' unchanged to % and � higher. December opened a shade to i up at 921- to 92� and J and rested at 92-}. Oats responded to the other markets and ruled slightly firmer, fluctuations being with narrow limits. At the start September showed an advance ot" �- at 32c. aud December opened a shade to i higher at 321 and 3 to 32J. Liverpool closing wheat spot steady ; No. 1 Min. 8s id. No. 3 Man. 7s lid. Futures easy, Oct. 7s 5id. Dec. 7s 3Jd. FREDDIE WELSH MADE SHOW OF PHIL KNIGHT IN BOUT AT WINNIPEG Kansas City Man a Lemon, but Eng. lishman's Clever Work Pleased Spectators Winnipeg, Aug. 16.-Freddie Welsh had the better of every round of the twelve boxed tonight In the Auditorium rink against Phil Knight, of Kansas City, and won the affair by the largest margin of points possible. Knight proved himself to he a lemon as far as boxing was concerned, and had not the slightest pretence of footwork. He was extremely awkward in handling himself, and his one asset, a haymaker, went for naught against the exceptional cleverness 0* the little Briton. Knight's swings seemed as if timed by the clock when stacked up against the speed of Welsh The bout was a tame affair, although rendered pleasing to the crowd by the manner in which Welsh smothered the Kansas City man in his attempts at a knockout punch. PEARCE OF AUSTRALIA WILL MEET Posts Money for Race for Sculling Title BARRY World's SOMEBODY MADE MISCUE Sporting Editor, Herald, ..Dear Sir:-Contrary to the report appearing in the morning paper, there was no special meeting of the Football league held last evening. Neither has the date of the final of the Scott cup been decided. The matter will be taken up this evening at a meeting to be called for that purpose. Yours truly, F. T. Robins, Pres. City League. English Lacrosse Team to Tour Canada Ottawa, Aug. 2. - It is probable | turn by way of Canada and play at '�that an English lacrosse team will j Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Van- Kid Gleason never loses heart. His gameness is one of the assets of the Chicago White Sox managerial combination. visit Canada next summer. R. S. Raby, tho Ottawa tennis chanrpion, who formerly played lacrosse in England, received a letter today from Norman Whitley, the well known South Manchester athlete, in which he stated that plans had been about completed for a tour of Australia by a team from various clubs In the English association- They will re- |couver and Quebec, whence they will embark for home. Even in the event ot the trip to Australia, not materializing, Whitley says, an English team will surely come 'to Canada in 1913. The English players will apply for permission to play against professionals during their visit to Canada. This was dono on tho occasion of the visit of the Capitals to England in 1907. THERE'S SOME HASTE necessary if you want our Elite Speciaf cigars. They are so well liked that they are going with a rush. Bettor buy now if you desire to get a cigar that suits your taste and pocket book-can't tell how long they'll last. Anything you're likely to call for in the tobacco line and utensils for using it-pipes especially. Elite Cigar Store PHONE 1318 You have tried the rest, Now smoke the be6t- Ml PERM London, Aug. 16.-Ernest Barry has received a cablegram from Pearce of New South Wales, with deposit, for a sculling match for the world's championship on the Thames In July . or August, 1913. He has accepted the challenge. Barry states that he has received no word from Durnan, whom he is prepared to meet if the Canadian challenges direct, and makes a deposit. in Lethbridge; at all Made dealers. DICKER & WHEATCROFT Manufacturers 422-7th Ave. S. Phone 1759 Watch us make them at the fair TEDERFREMOE Sollte die Gelegenheit, die die Fettwoche bietet, benutzen. Mancher itt aber ausserstande es zu tun, weil er die Sprache and die ihm fremde Geschaftsart hier nicht kennt. Auskunft wird jeder-mann kostenlos and freundlich erteilt. Schriftlich Box 2021 Mundlich 412 5th St. S. ;