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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta SWEET More sold than aJl other brands combined A LETHBRIDGE MAN AVERAGE A. ,B. Stafford got high average for the day at the Calgary Trap-shoot- ing totrnaintnt, with :li2 -but of a possible 120. J. C: Livingstone tied, for second place, with H- a Andrew and Ben faclaren, the latter- being the- champion of Alberta. .The championship of Alberta was shot for this morning. All the pro-1. fessionals and about twenty other will coine back Vitix the local bunch for the' tournament nere on Friday and Saturday; Lftthbriftrt Daily Herald. Wednesday, July Paged AFTERMATH OF THE BATTLE What the Fighters Have to Say Johnson Comparatively Quiet Considerable Bloodshed One Man 1 OTHER W. C L. GAMES EDMONTON BEAT CALGARY Edmonton 400 201 8 2 -Calgary- .110.010 12 3 Batteries: Hickey Spencer, Stand- Padddck and Stanley Flanni- gan; _ Umpire, Longnecker. REG1NA BEAT MOOSE JAW Moose Jaw----- 64 Regina Smithson and Bliss; "Skeels "arid Sues. Umpire Smith. WINNIPEG BEAT BRANDON Brandon 6'1 Winnipeg -4 Grayson and Speiser." and Anderson. Umpire "Wheeler. BASEBALL SCORES i NATIONAL "At Pbila-d-elphia...... 3 10 2 5 At Pittsburg 3 9 6 Chicago .t. 11 9 At Boston ..I 8 9 3 New York 4 12 4 At St. St .Louis............ 3 9 0 Cincinnati 5 11 0 AMERICAN At Detroit- Detroit 5 6 1 Cleveland............ 2 7 At St. oLuis 6 9 Chicago 5 9 At New New York...... 3 10 .1 Boston............... 2 8 2 At Washington............ 2 3 Reno, July Jack Johnson: "I -won from Mr. Jeffries because I outclassed him; in every department of the fighting gaine." Before I entered the ring I contain would be the victor., I-never "changed my rnind at anytime. -v-: 'Jeffries' steam behind them, so how could he; hope me. With thVexceptipn of a slight on my lower' lip, which -was-really caused by-an old wound, I am unmark- ed, I heard jpieople: ait the ringside, re- mark about a body blow inflicted upon me. I don't recall a single punch in the body that caused me any discom- ;ort.. I ara in shape to battle-again to- .necessary. "One thing Finusit'give Jeffries' cred- t ..game battle- he inade. He ;anie back at .me with sthe heart of a rue.fighterl man can. say that W [id nbt do'his best. "I believe we both "fought .fairly. There was nothing said between us -hich was rough. He joked me and I joked him I knew he was a hear, but I was a gorilla, .arid would defeat him. Sr knock-down does not count." At Johnson's Camp Johnson's Training Camp, Reno, KACEWAJi ASSOCIATION At Toledo- Toledo 2 7 (Jolumibuc.............. 3 10 At Kansas City- Kansas City ............J) 8 Minneapolis............10 16 Milwaukee-...........- 4 12 SL Paul 8 14 At Indianapolis and oulLsville, rain. EASTERN At Baltimore............15 1 Providence 3 7 At Rochester- Rochester .........10 12 Montreal............ 18 At Newark.............. 4 9 Jersey City............7 S At Buffalo.............. 5 9 Toronto 1 S NORTHWESTERN At Vancouver............ 9 11 Seattle.............. 0 3 At I- Spokane..........- 2 7 Tacoma -i- "For. the next few weeks I wilt play vaudeville. Then I shall go to my horiie in Chicago to rest. I do. not think J .shall fight for because I do not know of a who would give nie a good battle; attention will be paid to Sairi Larigford's chal- lenge of ine. I don't consider that he could'give ine a fight that would rdraw.' From the Vanquished V Reno, July .James J. Jeffries: "I lost my fight -because I did not have the snap, of youth I used to have. I Relieved in my own heart that all old tiine dash was. there, -but when I started to execute, the speed arid -the youthful steam was -lacking. The things I used to do were iiripbssibie., For in- stance, I used to _shoot in. a.right hand body and of short range blow.that never, used to fail me. When the. snap was not there, and it was-only-a "I suppose most, of'-my trainers aid helpers will say that- I did not box enough. I would-not'have inade any difference if I had sparred a dozen times as much as I did. t simply was not there and that is all there "is to it. "I guess it's all my own fault. .1 was jetting along nicely, and living peace- :ully on my .alfalfa farm but they started, calling for me ;arid mentioning man's I'guess my .pride' got the best of my good judg- ment. At that I worked long and hard to condition'myself, ,and I was' fit as far as strength goes, but the old nec- essary snap and dash, the willingness to tear in and crash, were not -with me. "Six years ago the result might have been different, I guess the public will let me after this." Statement by Rickard Reno, July Rickard, referee and promoter, made the following state m'ent: Jolmson is the most wonderful fighter that ever put on a glove. He won as he pleased from Jeffries, and was never in danger; "I could not help but feel sorry for the big white man as he fell beneath the champion's blows, it was the :most pitiable sight I ever saw. As a macter of fact, I thoiightri'New Orleans. July was a hilarious time last night at the roadhouse, where Jack Johuscn trained.7 for. .his fight-with Jeffries. traolion when he was in evidence. As he planned to go to Chicago on a train that left at 9.45 p.m.. of bis time was taken up .in packing- his goods. Loud negro when he returned from ,the fight. He went from the arena to. his camp in an Billy his chief adviser. The. camp rushed out en .masse to greet him. .His one of the first to greetjaim. .-She saw the f j tit but had, reachel the resort husband arrived. I'm so glad-you she said.- :-i: V i Frit shoiited end c.appe1 dttieir haids riid whistled; .Tolmson grinned broadly, but said nothing to the throng on the outside of the He .walked into ..the parlor where another party awaited him, and, sitting down, chat- i i. L The negro's engagement iri; ville opens He will go to Chicago and. then proceed to New York: has accepted theatrical engagements live weeks in advance, and ixas-offers of others. But'he says he is tired and. wants to go home. "I want, to be with -my said Fohnson. and at his-order a message was sent his mother immediately after her.the result... WON SECOND GAME Lajoie's Work Thit Season can, HI, Former Grand self and i Hat Had Things Their Own Way a the Phenomenal Record of tHe American League's Greatest way down in my heart; that Jeffries, would be the.winner of fight was won and lost when Jeffries went through the ropes-the first time. This-ts official. The other Ian'd -Local followers -of fcase La- joie, .First as. a batter; first as' a fielder; in of Cleve- as a field- are is the one best her; as: a'ball pUyer. for an time, and -him by-his work this, season, does loom ap the "superior Jo'f his present-day Cobb. and Speaker. LaJoie is ..grace-personified er., The ;most difficult chances sueir ease and skill "by seldom appears xo himself. Awkwardness entirely unknown to him. Other in -Collins, Wali-.ce Devlin, tha- v-i csent-cay school-and those who now delight to tell their, children grandchildren ?v when W their; Primer and gram tj and the days of-their Chicago New York, Pittsburg and other alina maters great as they are and were, are scaro in the Firat Half but Lethbridge Forged to the Frbrit iii After the gas Advancing; bison >a'base and-CMck in your, Cashing; ;pr shooting you have the frighY tackle; the right yl the Equals j0f Lajoic There -were great batters in the: old, fair old days. rare a fev through one's brainl Others have their places. Ty Cobb Wagner, Eddie Collins, Sher wood but..why continue' Na- not only eacli'and -eTery one Qf them, superior of all The of grace so in; evidence i of the yithe batter. Man ease in his has made iball .1 w-r major has: mastered 'all the fr. Aunounceliieht of John- son's Victory Makes Trouble out like prickly heat all over the. country between'white's, angry and. sore because. Jeffries had lost the fight and jubilant that Johnson had white j man -was shot in Arkansas and a negro was fatally wounded at Va, but the1 tension that- existed -every- where vented itself chiefly in street schuffles. Here and there a flashed and a few scattering shots' were fired, there were more broken heads, and black eyes than serious wounds.- vThere were disturbances -in New York, Pittsburg, Philadelphia, New Or- eans, Atlanta; SL Little Rock, arid'Houston.; As .the night progressed the rioting grew more serious. In New captains, of-inside play -Mack, McGraw, Hanlon, Jennings ind others: It is admitted that the Nap star is not in the class of Cobb, Col- lins, Bescher and a number of others the.-base paths, but his deficiency this respect is more than offset b'v exceptional proficiency in other d-e game. Let your the golden town .nine- into (believing that we WP going to let "them win a game, we turned around and" wiped 'the earth with them in -the seventh and eighth innings of last night's .performance at the iball park: The score was 9 tO''6. The first "few innnings saw Leth bridge a" hevy of rare and juicy bungles, which, .when '.mingled with .that-tawimateriai'- that; Umpire Ferguson insisted upon handing out spelt our Waterloo, in .big' Ted1 let- ters. the .'boys settled down and Um.pire Fergy heeded the advice .given by the .fans in the 'stand, .then everything went cheerily on to .victory for the home sided courteoiis actions of David- son and Schaef er, .to whose mishaps we 'probahly owe the game in our 'favor. Cy Pieh. started the work. in. V the rapid fire department hut didn't hold out -much longer "than "two ''innings when Avery was called to -his reJtef. Cy seemed id have everything 'but "control, the high .wind ently, .bothering hnri. away ibetter and -although the ma- jority of -runs; were'scored while he was on the mound he pitched ,fiie ball and Ibootg were mainly respon- sible ior 'the scoring. Avery in turn was relieved by Lezie in the eighth. The former was gettihg. into a tight .box And displayed signs of weaken- ing: Lynch very, 'wisely took him out In time and Lezie stepped; in and mastered the situation.. The old favorite soon had them down and out and in the following round the opposition never got a look in. .i.'-j- Claflin for a while to all appear- ances had tacked the Indian sign on the Miners. The first four sessions was appar- Avery got partments of the back t themj the local -swatsmen getting but '-little 'sat- isfaction for their troubles at .the, nit-' ting station...' But the :mightiest of them, will succumb against strong op- position, when support "is weak, and that was- the case .with. Claflin: First Score' The Mad .Mulahs tallied the first Zimmerman first up, walked. and scored on Whisman's .hit cen- tre. The next innings they were easy hut in the third they drove iri another run through Zimmerman's toeing passed arid Schaefer dropping >ft field for a double bringing :in Olson. Chick overran second -the: attempt to get him.; Head sprinted horned Chick took-third ori a pass hair ami came in Three runs. .The-favorites fiUcd'i'the' (bases in the next, session but. Another fine blow-up the rwhicih three'' locals. Bennett gather in Lynch's Texas: leaguer" hut 'missed and latter, took second.-: He went to third on: Dudley's .Then off-a of mahogany-headed. work. O'Hayer hit; to Harper, liynch. rambles home, catch'ex. Davidson merely touch- ed the, iplate the Lynch -was safe. Davidson thought there J were; the bases' .this, with Dudley on" third and ed ner score. agrourid In ffie eighth Chick niin- .'two Head and ninth! the' -.new ;.'maff scond'bftse: mif too of Bennett let bail'go'fiby'ii scores were pened of Both, teams Grigware, the forined at second out this spring with Jaw sacker, but material he, was recently "been playing the South :Aiberta his heavy hitting arid fielding' at third base were mainly- responsible sue- ;ess of the, Graniim.team.. J iledV Ha't.; '''.-'AB jim.'rnian, l f ..3 2 Bennett, c f A l and all: right SO ".They'll be them La st '7 7 tween the ;Britte ended in :a favor bf ti minute it and even had. given up spell, "until spectators by the: game PO A ib ..5 .0 Davidson, c ...5 McCarter, 3d Harper, s.s.' ....3 Clafliii'' p, AB Olson, 1 ,f 0 o i 0 o. ,7: 6' 0 2. 3 or eihibitipn "-'.of efcween tlmeiy work; the score would: his League in _ He jrent to Philadelphia and first year he batted .328. He a Texas leaguer back of thirds In the Head 3d b'' 42 fourfc another score -was added-' Me- Ichick s s York, disgruntled whites fired at. gro tenement: at Mounds, HL, a negro constable was kJlled, and was mortally wounded- Street rioting broke out ia Kansas City, Pueblo and Norfolk, and two negroes were shot in Sparkling With Newness V i We are constantly showing new styles. Almost daily, we are receiving the latest creations in Suits from the famous Fit- Reform designers. These Suits are nthe last word" in 1 9 1 0 fashions and are the richest and hand- somest garments of the season. only 39 games: that season, but he proved conclusively that he was not a flash in the pan when he hit .363 in 126 games the following year Then came a mark of .32S in 1898, .379 in 1899.. .346 in 1900, and .422 with the Athletics in 1901. Since he has teen with Cleveland his bat- ting marks have heen .369 in 1902, .391 in 1904, .329 in 190o' -S55 in 1906, .299 in 1907, .296 in -324 in 1909, while to date this sea- son he is .hitting at a .415 clip. 4, His Worst -Period Up to the time Larry became man- ager of the 'Naps in 1905 he had a grand ibatting average of-.367, which equals -that of Ed. Delehanty ii> >be 12 years the great Del'-bombarded the .offerings of pitchers of all clas- ses and degrees Little-did the fans realize the great sacrifice--Lajoie was making when he took the" inanageri- al task. He Vas content to sacrifice Carter hit -to threw wide to first arid allowed runner to go .around to second. H'e took third on a pass and scored on Head's failure to' get throw from Lynch, The -fifth saw! a brace of runs swing across for the visitors, the result of a hit through OHayer by Bennett, clean, shingles by Dunn and" Davidson. They didn't score again until -the eighth. With .two down Harper singled to right, Ward letting Iball get away and -Harper taMrig an, extra 'base. G-rigware's failure to throw perfectly to O'Hayer, causing the latter "to drop the ball in an attempt' to. retire Claflin, let Harper skate home That ended the enemy's scoringl How We bid It There was nothing doing for us until the fourth.. With Dudley out, O'Hayer safely bunted, stole second and took third on a mix-up around first base on a vain attempt to re- tire Ward who had dribbled to his all in order to develop a winner jSehaefer. He later tried to "steal sec- for the fang of Cleveland. That hs did make a great sacrifice is evidenc- ed by the -fact that his ibatting aver- age suffered woefully in 1905, 1906, especially so in 1907 and 1908, and again last season in comparison with the: marks he huag up in the years {'he played with the Phillies Ath- lletics and his first three seasons as i a 'Nap.. Close friends of the French- Iman often 'talked about his Slump In Batting ond and was thrown out but O'Hayer scored in the meantime. In the fifth round we corralled enough runs to make us the visitors having just a run to the good. 'It happened, thusly: After Avery got out Olson was passed. Head then bounded one over third. Lynch, Dudley, c f O'Hayer, 1st b 5 Ward, r f .3 Grigware, 3 Pieh. p Avery, p Lezie .0 24 5 PO A 0 0. 1 -3 .2 r 3 is ;2 1 0 o 34 9 9 27 13 By. Innings: Medicine'' Hat Summary ____ 101, 120, J .000, 130f: 9 Earned runs: "Medicine Lethbridge, 5. Two base hits: Chick, Lynch 2. Sacrifice hits: Cla- flin; -Sacrifice 'fly: Lynch. Stolen, bases: Whisman, Zimmerman, Bennett.. O'- Struck Claflin 5, Head. 2, Grigware, O'Hayer; Avery-5, Whisman 3, Shaffer, Dav- idson; >by Lezie Ij.'Wisisiiiss. 2asss on balls: Off Claflin Ward, Grig- Olson 2, Dudley; off Pieh 3, Zimmerman 2, off Avery 1, Harper. Hit iby pitcher: Olson, Ward. Wild pitch: Claflin. Pass- ed ball: Davidson. Double play: Chick to O'Hayer. Left on bases: Medicine Hat, 9; Lethbridge, 10. Inn- ings pitched by Pieh, 2 1-3; by Avery, 5 1-3; by Lezie, 11-3.- Two hours. Attendance: 450. Umpire: .b'erguson. class of combMatiori, :but: theyi lack- ed one essential .element so necr to a the power disP half more of. the; 'appearance :of nigiby-" contesL 'ItHeayy -checks some tripping w.ere interspersed' Mth hot-air; snooting and ten t down Jhaxd -on ?a.- running mix-, -his. layed the .game for some time, arid put a damper j excitin :'.-tqr -Play ibegan -.to ual, '.befuddled the -players One enthusiast expressed, rather mildly when he shouted, '-'Hie, you di-dna allow 'enough" for "tb.eV tolopmin' wind." One. minute of iplay 'still remained, when the A. O. F. touckled up on slack arid instituted a cen- tre field.. After a couple, of Uminary passes the play centred1 to a wild -melee directly ..before Britts' goal. Then it 'was that" Mat- thais, rushing in, picked the -leather from among the flying feet of the; Brittanias, and shot a hot scratch-. that Wright failed tcTxaccount for. and -the first, last and only tally went to the A. 0. F. the boys in jblue Following are the linerups: J A. 0. F. ager. Today he is just what he was when he toall he stands out as a bigger and more and suggested that he was doing Mm-1 broadminded man in the estimat uOn Comiskey refused to waive on George Browne, and the latter goes to the White Sox. Browne has mov- ed around a hit in the big leagues. He went from the Phillies to the Giants, then went to the Boston Na- tionals, thence to the Cubs, after which he played with Washington and now goes back to Chicago in the Am- erican League. ace self an injustice by worrying over this not only of the fans of Cleveland but or that player and the success of the country over, thousands of whom the team in general. They hinted at are glad to call him friend. Ther-re- the opportunity of having his name [call the days when Larrv left the Na- HkrtAA .'UftTI n. tional League to oast his fortunes with the American League in 1901 when the younger organization was greatest .player of all time. Larry's reply -was always the same, "I don't give the snap of my finger for a big J batting or fielding average. A mark in the nursing -bottle stage. Xever ,before nor sinco did and done and Larry is no longer leader of the Naps, inut one of the rank and file we are pleased to note that he is hatting where he left off when he 'became manager and are delighted to oin 'the vast army of fans and worship at the shrine of the Greatest Player of AH Time. Harvey Horne Cameron Wallis Goal Backs Half-backs Forwards Filmer Willetts AlcocJc Fraser Referee: A. Arnold. Wright Chlsholni -Pearson Walker Scott McMillen Lansdell MacLachlan Cox Perkins Stead STANDING McKELVIE McGUIRE Sole Agents for if my boys could win the flag." Things went from (bad to worse Lajoie "as manager. The men under not all, hut of to be envious of his albility as a player and they did not put forth their best efforts to win, proba'Dly fearing that a pennant victory would only add to the glory and lustre of the man who was sacrificing so much of his in- dividual self to bring fame to uieiii. Back to Statut At last. Lajoie stepped down as man ___ iut. at Spring. setting this He wound up with a .422 mark in 1901. This his average up to June IS is slightly iu excess of that of 1901 and the -wise old players of the League look for Thit Peerless Batter to surpass his .422 mark of nine years ago. Tihe veterans are legion in stat- ing that -had aLrry never accepted the management of the Naps have set a batting record for him- self that would have stood for all time. Now that everything is aald Callies......... S. 0. E....... Brittania Westminster Y. M. C. A... A. 0. F......... 6 P. 6 6 6 5 6 I 6 2 6 LEAGUE L. D. F. A. Pts r 24 25 7 10 9 5 3 6 12 19 18 20 10 With ibis wife watching him, John Frey, a high wire performer, fell 30 feet at Van Wert, O., and was killed. Pa. choked on a chew of tobac- co, after diving. Local Sport Notes J Ths Callies and the Westminsters play 'their second game of the League series to-morrow evening at 7 sharp. Mcldoe and Sirnmi; Stubbs, Kelly and Eilbreck; Seaman, Stafford, Heathfield, F. Simm and Thompson. Without doubt one of the fastest' lacrosse matches ever witnessed in Lethbridge will be that to be played next Friday evening at 6.30 sharp. It .will be the occasion of a mighty struggle in lacrosse circles between High River on the one part and Leth bridge for their opponents. The out- come of the game is hard to define, but it is sufficient to know that each team is to win. Above all, don't miss witnessing this game 6.30 p.m., Friday, at the baseball grounds. ;