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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBIUDCE DAILY HERALD (SATURDAY, JULY 4> 1914 Boston Crew Defeated a Little More Than Boat Length Italian Oarsman Captures the Diamond Henley-on-Thames, July second eight captured the Grand Chal- lenge Cup by. beating the Union Boat CJub of Boston in the final heat. Harvard crossed the finishing line a length and a quarter ahead .in seven minutes 20 seconds. It was a magnifi- cent race throughout Tne'Italian sculler finished alone in nine minutes as Stuart had stopped just, after passing the mile post. The Cambridge man uad to be lifted out j ot the ooat and taken on board the; umpire's launch. PREMIER DROVE FIRST BALL Halifax, N.S., 'July Robert Borflen drove the first bail on the now Bright- wood golf club links at Dart- mouth today. ER1Y16 Rush for Seats-Public Interest in England is Great EVERYBODY GOING TO .IT The most talked of trade for several Italian Captures Diamond. ysars was the' one of Johnny Evens for Henley-on-Thames, July Giusep- Swel.ney. Evers, as captain of the Simgaglia of the Larce Rowing Boston Nationals, Is looked upon as a Club, Como, Italj-, carried off the Dia- 1 great help to the infield, and to al- -mond Sculls today by heating .11. j .the Braves a pennant oon- StuEri, cf Trinity Hall, Cambridge, iu ;ender, tie final heat Leander W ns Stewarts l critics think that more ex- eaner ns tewarts pitchers will be necessary Leander saved the Stewarts Chal- the team to mount hign, and lenge Cup for England or defeating more class in the outfield. Mayence Rowing Club in today's Hn- Bl8. The German-, oarsmen cmcked and' stopgeoVieaving Leander to finish alone in 7 minutes "52 seconds. V The weather was fine. NO AMERICANS ENTERED FOR THE GRAND BROOKES, BEATS WILDING IN TENNIS TOURNEY Wimbledon, July E. Brookes, of Australia, won the All-comers' lawn tennis single championship today, wresting title from. Au- London, Jul.v match between Carjieatier and "Gunboat" Smith con- tinues to absorb public interest. The contest his captured the m ig ination of the general uub'Ic manner that is quite .npretedented some clean crick- et, the innings eventually being de- clared closed for 248 runs for 8 wick- ets Bryant and Hall opened the .Cal- gary innings, with Dann and L. Nap- per bowling fox Macleod. It was soon apparent tuat runs would be difficult 'to get, as both men were in good form, with the ball. At 18 Hall was smartly slumped by Mole oft Napper 'and at 31 both Jones and Lovell were retired. Three more wickets fell in rapid succession, when John- ston and Ferguson somewhat improv- ed matters, but -the only other man to make anv showing4was Whitfield, who. carried out his bat for 13, Fer- guson being the last man to leave with a well played 26 to his "credit. -Baan, 5 for 30, and Napper, 3 for 24, were the most successful bowlers for Macleod, and Timms, Johnsoa .ndDowning for Calgary. MACLEOD R Cr Mat-hews, c, Hall, b, Downing 6 W. Mole, b, Tims...................... 101 F B George, b. Downing 5 M. N. Vernon, c. Hall, b. John- ion 50 E. C. Lewis, b. Timms 6 1 Gille pie, c. Hall, b. Johnson 22 H G- "Sapper, nut uiifi............... 30 A. H. Allen, b. Timms b P. V. Sutton, c. Bryant, b. Johnson 3 T: Dann, not out 8 Byes 15 Leg byes 1 Wides 1 WESTERN CANADA Opportune Homer Saskatoon, July the bases full IE the fourtli, Jack knock- ed out a licraor for the Red Sox. Bot- tom held tile QsEfeers almost nitlcss, winning the fourth shutout of the Quakers 'by the Red Sox in last six games. The score: Eegina 5 9 2 Saskatoon............... 0 Z 2 Boitorff and Netzel; Kallio and Walters. Total L. did not hat. CALGARY T. N. Brrant, b. Dann 20 Hall, s. Mole, li. Napper 2 J. L. Jones, c. Vernon, b. Dann 5 L. Lovell, c. Vernon, h. L.- Nap- per 0 P. W.. Johnson, c. George, b. Dann 12 G. L. Stevens, b. -L. Napper 0 E. Downing, c. Sutton, b-Dann 1 A. D. Ferguson, c. Mathews, b. Gillespie 20 !P. c. George, b. Dana 0 L. Phillips, c. and h. Vernon Byes Le.; byes Complete stock of Ford Parts and Accessories always on baud Large storage accommoda- tion. Prompt and up-to-date ser vice night and day. Expert workmen rreat Interest Shown Here in Outcome of Welsh-Ritchie Encounter Tuesday There is ,more> interest being dis- ilayed locally, and probably at oth- T places, over the result of the com- ng pugilistic London on 'uesday night than there was in the esult of the meeting of Johnson and nigfct in Paris it is conceded on all sides that Velsh and Ritchie are about the most dmirably-matched pair of Queens- ury gladiators-that have put their ames io an agreement to fight in a cng time, and this with'the interna- iorial character of the affair with fie world's lightweight, title involv- ed, arouses wonderful, nterest in the oitoome. The interest around tho "Alexandra hotel has been so worked iip in the scrap ithat J. H. Lee, manager, has cabled to the London pa- per, asking for a cable on the result of the fight as soon as it terminates. London reports indicate that a ter- rific, battle is being looked forward to there- How the London sports ar- rive at that conclusion is something of a mystery. Welsh is not in the habit of'mixing things with a man of Ritchie's calibre, and U-Ritchie- fails Welsh's defense, it may be' a very tame affair. If it is bound to be a terrific affair look out for Rjtchie. The betting is even. Weeks Displayed Classy Ability in Defeating Uvanni at Fernie July 1 Shut Out Calgary Calgary, July Concannon LieW the Bronks to four scattered hits while ths Mlllera hit Locmis for ten, winning three to nothing. Score: Mocse Jaw 3 10 1 Calgary 0 4 3 Concannou and Wally; Loomis and Jones. Dann L. Napper George...... Lewis m. Napper Gillespie Vernon Tims........ Johnson Downing Phillips..... Jones Hall Total 4 1 92 Overs Runs Wkts. Hat, no game. OF TRANS-ATLANTIC AIRSHIP Sccn'os from the event at Hurnuiondsport, N. Y., wliero the airBhip-fljydropKano In which. Wcutenant Porte, U.N., propoaes to croBs tho Atlnntlc was Ita 15 11 3 3 3 3 2 CALVARY 10 23 13 2 1 Tlifi football issufi of the season will take phice hero Tuesday evening whan the Gallics and the North Lcth- hritlge United play tlicir league match, a match that is regarded as 'the one that will decide which o! these two classy Ununs will annex the Magrath Shield, Uie emblem o! 'tho city foothall championship, eluding Tahcr. Both teams will Iio on their mettle for this match, and it is generally agreed that Uiey are very evenly matched, as their record shows, and from general appearances. They have lost a game apiece, the Uniteds luiv- ing gone down hcfore the Gallics ear- ly in the season in a high class cxhi- hitipn of football skill. The football enthusiasts arc tilt on the qtii vive over the game and the biggest- crowd of season surely be on deck at tlie Fernie, B.C., July feature of -ne holiday evening's doings here 'was he boxing contest in the Fernie rtjna, .ausnjcea of the Ath: tic association, where Billy -Weeks f Vancouver was matched to box fteen rounds with Joe ..Uvanni of ome, N.Y. This event was preceded y a preliminary of four rounds he- ween .Kid Brown of Great Falls, :ont, and Young Dunlop of Blair- iore. These- aapirants went after one nether-hainis'er and tongs, and gave three hundred spectators a very ood exhibition. Dick Marshall, >ho efereed this bout gave a draw deci- on, which was well received. At Joe Uratinl entered the ring jr the main bout with.his retinue of econds, and about ten minutes lat- WCB'-followed by Weeks. Both fight- tfra received abundant applause on entering the'rlhg. Iteferee George O'Brien introduced tho principals, and also introduceil Dick Marshall, who issued a chal- lenge to the winner; Mr. O'Brien an- nounced that the bout "was for the middleweight championship of Canada and that it was to be under the Mar- quis of Queensbury rules, but that clean breaks must tie made. The weights were to 158 pounds but Uvanni balanced the beam at 160 pounds. Weeks, however, consented to this slight "advantage, and at 9.45 the gong sounded for the first round. By Rounds Round advanced to the centre of the ring. Weeks leads and lands heavily to the body. .Uvanni clinches. Weeks iippercuts. Weeks uppercuts again, but catches Uvanni below point of chin. Uvanni knocked down by. hard left to Ja'w. Weeks drives to body, but Uvanni blocks. Weeks lands hard uppercut. Weeks follows with hard lefts and rights to body. Weeks again effectively lands to body. Uvanni-swings wild. Uvan- ni weakening. Weeks trips over TJvan- ni's knee, evading vicious swing to head, but recovers instantly and lands vicious left to .body, which puts "Gong" saves Uvanni, who i goes to his corner groggy. Decidedly Weeks' round. Round appears refresh- ed. Weeks leads and drives hard to body. Uvanni lands punches to ja'w and body. Weeks retaliates effect- ively to body. Uvanni vainly endea-; vors to land effectively, but his blows have lost their power. Weeks lands. hard .punches to. body. Uvannl groggy, but still game. Weeks misses vicious uppercut. Weeks lands clean left to solar plexus, and Uvanni goes down and out. Weeks' style of fighting was a rev- elation to the fans of this city, as.be has force combined with lightning speed, and the kick of a mule in both hands, and we feel sure that he will give a good account of himself when he meets Frank Barrleau ,Qt the Nel- son Chaako Mika cm. the 17th of this month. J Lots of Dancing The evening attractions for the Do- minion Day celebration were-varied nnd numerous, and all 'were very well attended. The three theatres played to packed .houses, in addition to which a dance was held In Victoria hall, un- der the auspices of Ath-, letic association, where Carrie's or- ihestra'furnished the music to some hundred The hall was.very tastefully decorated for the occasion. Refreshments were served shortly af- ter midnight, after which the happy throng agflin resumed the programme until the wee small hours of the mom- ing. Another dance-was held Jn the Socialist hall, under the auspices of the Fernie Football club, where Zee- carro's Italian orchestra furnished tho music to some seventy couples. A THREE-TIMES DERBY WINNER Tills picture of Lord Koeobory, who ta wltli the Hon. T. was tnkon at Epsom Dbwn8, England. Lord Rosobery appropriately enough: Is entitled to call lilmoolt IJnron Epsom of Epsom. Ho hiis won tho three Ladns in 189J, Sir Vlsto In 1895, arali Cicero In 190n. Uml. nonnbcfy, ,bcpn ill for some .time, but recovering nlecly from ;