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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, JULY 6, Go Between Welsh and Ritchie According to Adolphus Will End in a Draw chie's a Poor excuse championship bu Los Angeles, July Rit- !o as a lightweight _________r __ as a business man he sure'is a'bear. Just imagine a guy as poor a fighter as him going ahead aid making a lot of money and bang- ing on to a title when hall the light- weights untlie country can lick him." Thus Ad. Wolgast, his shirt iroat castina forth a uazaling glare lite the front ot a Main street "movie" pal- ace, and .with a Terj- blase and bored air delivered his opinion of the ''cfassnp" -who cad tleprised him of his title "Say, do ypu want to know -the lightweights who can .beat this Rit- remarked the Dutchman. "Weil, first there's me and'then Jimmy Duf- fy, Charley White, Joe Hirers, Jack Britton, Freddy Welsh and I think Johnny Dvmdee can lick 'im." Somebody who was sticking around ventured a remark, "How do you ac- count lor the good showings Ritchie has made since he won the title "Who did he erer make, a good showing snapped .Adolph. "Whi, 'Rivers had him licked. I don't tnon" what was the matter, with that crazy He had him beat to death and then just naturally quit. I guess he must have just fought him- String of First-CIass Nags an Here and Ready for Action Full racing program is slated fo the opening day ot the exhibition. The line-up as handed to the II r alii this morning by one of the direc- ;ors is a good one, as will be seen There is only one harness event to- morrow, the" pace or trot The entries do not close until to- night, hut all the events will he wcl! filled. There is a purse of for ;his rare, and the other events are is follows Quarter-mile pony race, 2 in 3, fth dash, and the mile h the evening there will ie a splendid exhibition of jumping in the grandstand. There is a string of jumpers already hero, many of the poaies were out .usting around the track this morn- horses already stabled include Patch's- Lady Goo Goo, Head Jarnoch, Fritz ililler, Glencoe; R. Smmert's Ethel Samson, Jennv New- man, Lady McMally, and Hokot J self, out." 'And say, while I'm on this Rit- chie thing, doa't you .ever let any- body tell you that Ritchie can't make pounds and be strong. That boy makes 133 and is as strong as he is at 135. He was way under weight for me in my Milwaukee fight." chipped in one of the on- lookers, "there's one thing you've got to hand it jp for, he's a clean fighter, ain't he." "Sure, he's a clean rer plied the little Dutchman with a grin. "He has to all he knows'' me, he's :some business man, went on the' ex-cfiamp a grin of genuine admiration. "Ha got a.ldt of money for fighting Charlev Yvhite in Milwaukee the oth- er night, but he got the worst lac- ing I ever saw handed to anybody in my life. White nearly knocked him out a dozen times." Then the talk switched to the com- ing Ritchie-Welsh battle. Ad was shown a cable from London stating that the two men had been matched for a second battle in November. "There you triumphantly hel- just an advertis- for "this fight. Those two guys are the two wisest fighters the world. "What Ritchie is doing is just sell- -ing his title, that's all. He hasn't a 100 to 1 dhance against that Welsh- man. I don't think they'will meet in any decision fight, at all, anyway. They'll have some sort of an "agree- ment to call the bout a draw. Craie's Shannon Belle, Erin Go Brag" Irish Irish Laci. Lass. The Moose, Chance, Dollar Jim, Bal- dic and Masda. Tom J-cCau! is here with 9 head, Jack Jeffers of Millar- vilie, with 3, Murray Henry of High River with 11, and Mrs. McKenzie of Cpciirane with 5. This Assures a- fine three days' pro- gram, but .there are more to come. It is expected that today will see at least eight or ten carloads more ar- rive from different points. The pari-mutuels are on the job ready for the and the track is is the hest shape it has been for George Lyon, Eighth Time Winner ot Canadian Amateur Golf Championship NATIONAL Saturday Morning Philadelphia 45 Nen York 5 14 Rlxey, Tincup and Klllitcr; Tes reau, Marquard and Meyers. Brooklyn I 17 Boston 514 Sown, Kagg .and Fisher; James ant Whaling. Goudy. Chicago 16 'ittsbui'g.............. 0 5 1 Vaughn and Dresiiahan; Adams am Gibson. Cincinnati 3 St Louis 471 .Ames, Douglas ana Clarke: Perrttt and Wingo Saturday Afterhotn Philadelphia............ 0 8 Nen Vork i 7 Mayer and Dooiri; Movers, Xfathewson and Cincinnati St Louis Tingling Snyder. Brooklyn Boston Ruckei and Clarke; Ruelbach and .1' 7 2 8 11 0 Salee and 45. "65 McCarthy Tyler and 'Gowdy. 4 6 Chicago Pittsburg................ 2 61 Cheney 'and Bresnahan; Cooper, Conzelman, McQuillan and Coleman, Gibson. Sunday Games Plftsburg 482 Chicago 5 13 1 Hnmon, O'Toole and Gibson Hum- phries, Pierce, Smith and Bresnahan. Cincinnati St. -.Louis Ben ton and Clarke Grihcr. 7 0 Robinson Sf. Louis j Chicago AMERICAN Saturday Morning GALAXY OF JUMPERS There is nothing that a horse is trained to do that wins the admira- tion of everyone more than a jumper. than nine before the I TiiBre will be no less high class junipers seen grand stand every day of the exhibi- tion. Eight o! these horses are from the Recreation Stables of Calgary. The names of the horses are Erin Go Bragh, Shannon Belle, Irish Lad, Lash, Chance, The Moose, fay H'Hd Dollar Jira. The ninth horse is the celebrated Faddy, owned hy P. C. Lowes, oi Calgary. Paddy ap- peared here, before, but alone, anil his real class was not tested. He is re- togniied as the most sensational jumper in Canada and he. takes the barrier, :a thrill is always felt by the spectators. The galaxy of swell horse flesh from the Recreation Stables will give the people an excellent and thrilling entertainment of high jumping, too. Erin Cfo Bragh has been established ay winning in 'the polo "and jumping class at Calgary Shannon Belle cap- RITCHIE AND WELSH AGREED TO RETURN BATTLE Tiat Willie Ritchie, lightweight champion of America, is evidently tak- ing the precaution to protect himself when he meets Freddie Welsh, in London, on July 7. Willie knows very Veil that if' Welsh were to gain a twenty-round decision over him, his power as a drawing card would be shattered to a great ertent. He also knows that if Mr. Welsh wins the title he will keep Ritchie chasing after him for a contest, the same as TUiehU; -ias had Pre-ddieiollowinghim for the past year. Therefore; Willie Insisted upon articles being signed and forfeits post- ed for a return match in England be- tween 4 and 11 .Tho chances are that it Ritchie wins this contest'he will not'be so anxious to go ahead with a second meeting; hut should he lose, it will then-be-up to him to go through with it, and have an opportunity to win back his laurels. ..Willie has no manager at the pre- sent from the way he has heen handling things, he has a pretty good-sized head on his shoulders Just the same. G. S. Lyon, for the eighth time, is Canadian amateur .golf champion; defeating Bruce Evans, ot Boston, in the final at Ottawa (Saturday) eight up-and seven to play. BROOKS AND WILDING WIN ALL-COMERS-. TENNIS DOUBLES Ju.y S.T-Following.-are the results of today's .races PACE OK .f HOT PURSE 51000. Hal Boy', Lou Childs 1 1 1 Mussleshei, Dr. Kelljjg 22 2 Gaiety Girl, Geo. Haag 333 Lady Haliord, Vic Houde 544 Hamainoto, J. Doirfpier 4 dis. Jennie Fitzsimmons, W. Dennis dis. Time, TROT PURSE Dan Allerton, C. Wilson. 3 1 1 1 Hamline Jay, J. Ryan 1264 The Fact, J. I. Dompier 6426 Oro Monbells, Geo. Haag 2 7 5 7 Tom Millerton, Willie Tosh. 8872 Tortoise Shell, Dr. Kellogg. 4343 Oambella W. Dennis 5 5 8 d Claude Woodiord, T. Battell 9 dis. Helena Boy, F. E. Smith dis. Time, THREE-YEAR-OLDS, TROT 'OR PACE, (2 IN PDRSE S500 Patrick D' Oro, Jrfff; MacLain 1 1 Easter Light, Fred' Johnston 2 2 Jessie Waters, Geo. Haag 3 4 Moncara, C. Wilson' ....4 3 North Battleford, ..J. Dompier 55 Aliabama, F. W. Lewis ,._6 6 Time, J Running, 5 furlongs purse Delcassy, Kelowna Stables, Calgary, won Mammy, -J. R. Ford, Moose Jaiv, second Triste, J. third. .Time, Running, 5 furlongs purse WimHedon, England, July 6. Norman E. Brooks of Austra- lia, and Anthony P. Wilding of New Zealand, won the. all-corn- ers' lawn tennis doubles -Cham- pionship by defeating the Eng- llsh players, H. Roper Barrett and C. P. Dixon: The score was 6 1; a 7, tured the polo class Irish Lad_ and Irish Lash carried the combination and jumping class Chance took .the saddle class honors and Bobby won out in the performance jumps. The daddy of them" all is Dollar Jim. He was second in the high jump at Calgary and was- going fine for first money when; a slight slip put him out. He's class'y.'.this pony. A Lethbridge audience has not bad an occasion at any 'time in the past to witness a bunch, of jumpers performing and this is going to be one of .the. .big features of the grand stand entertainment. The horses will be ridden mostly by J. Craig and Tom Martin, two well known and- expert riders. The Recreation Stable horses will be up for sale and range in price irom to 9. 2 5. 2 Leverenz. Baumgardner and Agnew-; Crossin, Scott, Russell, Benz and Mayer. New York............ 7 10 1 Philadelphia............ 5 10 1 Seaton, Cole, and Sweeney; Plank, Bressier' and Lapp. Boston Washington Collins and Carlgan; 1 0 Eiigcl 4 1 4. 3. a ad CleteUnd .85 Chicago 6 10 HtgctBui and O'Naill Walih, Fa and Schalk Buffalp Brooklyn. FEDERAL Saturday Morning Brovin Blair, Fvnnegan and Owens, PMsburg Baltimore Barter and Berry and Jtcklllsch. .51 1 I Wllhelm, Couly Ad Saturday Aftirnoon First game it. Kansas City. o Groome and Chaiimah; Stone, e and Eastorlj Second game St. Louis i 7 2 Kansas City o B 1 Eight Inhlnga; called to allow St. -ouiB'to catch train. Brown and Simon; Harris and Sasterly. First game: Chicago. j ndianapolis Watson, Presdergast, 3 5 12 14 1 Black and Wilson; Block, Kalserling and. Rari- en. Second game Chicakd 681 ndianapolis 372 Fish and Block; Mosely and Rarl- .en. Baltimore........... 7 14 Pittsburg ..V. i.. 8 15 0 Quihn, Smith and Russell; Jack- taeh, Camnitz, Knetaer; Walker arid 3erry. luffalo rooklyn Ford and Blain; iand. 680 Lafitte, Juul and Sunday Game vansas City Cullop and Easterly 31ock. Hendrix and INTERNATIONAL Morning Games Toronto 2, Buffalo 3. Montreal 5, Rochester 2. Providence 8, Baltimore 6. Jersey City 6j Newark 5. Afternoon Games Toronto 2, Buffalo 3. Montreal 5, Rochester a. Providence 8, Baltimore 8. Jersey City 6, fsewark 5i Sunday Games Newark 8, Jersey Qity 0. Providence 7, Baltimore 5. AM. ASSOCiATION OFFERS CARPINTIIft TO MEET CLAMV IN AUSTRALIA Sydney, NSW, Juljr 6 Qeorgei Carpentler, middle- weight champion ot France, was cabled today an oiler of to meet Jimmy Clabby of Hammond, liid., claimant of the middleweight champion- ot the ThU la the result of Clnbbj beating McGoorty ou, WON'T SPLIT WESTERN CAN. LEAGUE SEASON Medicine Hat, 'July meeting of the Western Canada League by the jcasting vote of President Fleming, de- cided not to split the season this rear, and the series will proceed :as it is. Calgary, Edmonton and Meui- I'lne favored to split, but the other ;hree opposed. .The official standing of the clubs to date is Saskatoon Medicine Hat Uoose Jaw Jalgary Edmonton W I 38 15 32 26 25 28 27 31 23 31 21 13 Pet. .723 551 .471 .465 .404 389 Julie Stricb rsplaces Brick Devcr- eaux as manager of the Calgary. Bronchos. .10NDOT AND DUNDEE DRAW New Orleans, Lft., Man- et, of'New Orleans, and Johnny Dun- ee, of !few York, fought a ten-round raw here today, according to a news aper decision. ilMPQ EHUkJ NATIONAL w rew York........ 40 hicago.. 39 t. Louis.. 37 incinnati 34 rooklyn.. 31 ittsburg 31 hfiadelphia 30' oston.......... 26 L. T 30 33 '34 34 40 P.O. .62 49 .514 .486 .484 ..477 .409 .334 AMERICAN hiladelphla etrolt "ashlngtpn oston. hicago t. Louis ew York leveland i.- W-. '42 42 38 39 37 37 24 '25 'P.O. .502 .568 .535 .584 .529 .514 .35.8 wixiiwn wfcjM unirnin won; Repose, E-umonton Canton, Ohio, .July 4.T-Jack StabUs, Edmonton, second.; of Chicago, defeated Johnny Baroness Dixon, B. ,Broadfoot, Ed- oi Akron, Ohio, In a ten-round battle i monton, .third, time, today. There was no decision, but the 11-18 Mile, Calgary Handicap; popular verdict was for Britton. Program Lethbridge Fair Race Meet, Three Days Tuesday, July 7. P.ace No. 1. 2.15 Pace or 2.10 Trot.........Puree 2. Mllo Pony Race, 2 in 3......Purse 3. Bash......................Purse i. 1 Mile........................Purse Wednesday, July 8. 6. 2.22 Pace or 2.17 Trot..........Purse 6. Mile .......................Pursa 7. Galloway mile ........Purse 8. Rurlongs 9. 1 to half bred horses that have never won a -purse exceeding in value to the winner (hurdle race confined 'to gentle- men rilltrl and that have been in the Province of AI- be-rta for at least six months prior to the date of the race. Stallions barred. Wolght 150 Ibs. To be rld- den :by gentlemen. Professional riders barred. The decision of the to. tbo standing of 150.00 200.00 250.00 350.00 250.00 200.00 200.00 any or rider shall ba final. Horses not locally owned rmust' be identified 200.00 Thursday, July 9. 10. 2.30. Pace or 2.25 Trot...'.....Purse 350.00 11. Free-for-all 500.00 12. B Furlongs ..................Purse '300.00 13. 1 Mile Novelty to each 200.00 14. ponies 'bred in Al berta 14.3 hands and under. Purse 150.00 Committee Chairman Jas. Aird A. E. Humphries H Boyd J. W. McNicol, Manager Entries Close Harness purses, 8 p.m. the night before the race. Running purees, 8 p.m. the nlsht bofore the race. Harness races will bo conducted under the old placing -system, three In five. Tho Committee raaervo tho right to change this Program It a race does not nil. There will bo special stocic trains TUU at of Calgary Fair to Lethbrldgo. purse S700 Scrimmage, "M. I Winnipeg, won Sporting I Life, A. Mclntosh, Prince Albert, i (Rotcrtsonj, Cole, Wheat i Cjty Stables, Edmonton, (Cunv third. Time, RIVERS BEAT McQUE Los Angeles, Cal., July Riv- ers, the Los Angelos feated Hatty McClneVof Racine, Wis., substitute for Ad. Wolgast, in the sec- ond round of their, fight arena today. Rivers knocked McCue down in the first round. In the sec- ond a blow to the jaw sent.McCuo to the floor again, and while the, re- feree counted McCue's second threw a to'wel into tho ring In token of de- feat. McCue is a sparring partner of Wolgast- REPORT OF FIGHT ff The Herald Is making ar- rangoments ta secure on ac- count of the Rltehlc-WolBh fight round by round tomor- row. They wlrt-he bulletined at. tho Herald office If too lute for publication. 'Phono 1221 for tho result. Henry. Cleveland -10 13 2 Detroit 810 5 Case, Mitchell ana O'Neil; Carinch, Dubuo, Hall, Caveat and Paul 3, Minneapolis 2. Cleveland Louisville 4. -Milwaukee 5', Kansas City 4. Columbus Indianapolis 3. Silnday 'Afternoon Gamea St. Paul 11, Minneapolis 7. Cleveland 8, Louisville 5. Milwaukee 5, Kansas 14. Colurnhus 7, Indianapolis 14. Sunday Morning Games Indianapolis 3, Columbus 4. Cleveland 7, Louisville 4.. Minneapolis 9, St. Paul 1. Milwaukee 8, 'Kansas City 6. WESTERN CANADA Morning Garnet Saskatoon 3, Rcgina 2. Medicine Hat 11, Edmonton 1, Calgary 6, Moose Jaw 18. Afternoon Games Saskatoon 2, Regina 5. Medicine Hat 8, Edmonton W. L. P.O. Indianapolis 37 26 .587 Chicago 3.7 27 .578 Baltimore 34 30 .531 Buffalo 32 29 .525 Brooklyn 29 33 .468 Pittsburg 28 84 .453 Kansas City 31 38 .449 St. Louis 29 40 .420 Saturday Afternoon Sew York 280 Philadelphia 6 11 2 McHale and Sweeney; Bush and Schang. Boston 2 4 1 Washington 36 0 Bedient, Coornbe and Thomas; Shaw and Williams. Cleveland 290 Detroit 3 9 -.Wi li. P.O. Baltimore 46 24 .657 Rochester 42 28 .600 38 30. .569 Buffalo 38 3L .551 Toronto.. ,.i 33 85 ,485 Newark.. 28 15 .444 Jersey City 24 44 .353 Montreal 24 .843 Steen and O'Neill; Main and Me-Kee. St Louis 0 53 Chicago 9 11 0 Mitchell and Agnew; Cicotte and Schalk. Sunday Garnet First St. Louis 6 14 3 Detroit 581 Hamilton and Agr.ew Boehler, Hall and Stanage. Second (1-! 3t Louis ada. The series took place at the coast. Five thousand peo- pie witnessed Saturday's game. 'f Brampton won the first tilt, B to 4. A Dstroit 0 7 2 .Weilman and Agnew Cavet and Du-buc and ROUTE WHICH LIEUT. PORTE, R. N., WILL TAKE IN HIS OCEAN ROUTE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC Uout. Porto, who will sail Uie the tram-ocean flyer, has decided that, upon leaving St. Johns, New- foundland, he will head for tho Azores. ta a distance ot 1198 miles, and ho estimates that It. will take him twenty hours. From 'the Axorea he wail head (or Vifo in Spain, a distance of ir.llee, for which 16 IIOWK will bo nowied. From Vlxo to Plymouth he to cover UID 628 miles In nine hours. ;