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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta LAST ROUNDS OF GREAT BATTLES A .sporting man who has kept close tab on championship heavy-weight bat- tles has an interesting collection last rounds in the most important big contests. They 7, 1902, ro.tmd rushed, but Corbett stepped nimbly aside, and smashed -the sore, bleeding nose with 'both fists, causing the blood to flow in a -torrent. Sullivan was bewildered and began to show signs of early col- lapse, Corbett, smiling like a school- boy, hooked a right-hander to the ear j and followed with a terrific left to the jaw, and Sullivan sank uncounscious to the floor of the ring. He was not knocked out, but was too exhausted to rise. The round lasted a little over a minute, and when finally S.ullivan rose, bruised and bleeding and staggering' to the ropes for support, he moved his battered and swollen lips and said in the' eating out of his hand MINERS TOOK FINAL GAME FROM HAT Pitchers'Battle Till Nel- son Blew Up Lezie in the Box Medicine Hat, July 9.-Neison had tone hoarse with chagrin and weak- tjl the seventh, when two ness: "Irs the old, old story; I am like the pitcher that went to the well once His voice broke, and, gulp- sob, ne continued: "I can too often." ing down' only say that 1 am glad that I have been beaten by an American." Fitzsimmons-Corbett-March 17, landed that left j un- passes, a single, triple and double netted two runs. Two hits and two infield er- rors, gave the visitors' two more in the eighth. The Hatters made their OTHER W. C. L. GAMES EDMONTON BEAT THE LEAGUE LEADERS Edmonton, July g.-The league leaders dropped the last game of the week-long to Edmonton to- night by a score of the games Calgary won two. To-night's contest was re- markable for the heavy hitting Of both teams. The diamond muddy from the recent ten to six Of rams. was Pad- dock started to pitch for Calgary in.'he first inning, mostly from a hlts> Edmonton scored six runs lone talley in the first with hits and a stolen base between. Lethbridge Olson, l.f..... the out of jab again on Flu's head. 51 tz with a terrific right swing on Cor- "betfs neck, ana ne had Corbett going back for a few seconds. Fitz landed a terrible left hand jab on Corbett's stomach, and Corbett went to his knees with a frightful look of agony on his face. The timekeepers called the sec- "One, two, three, four s.s. _. c. C.I. .seven, eight, nine, but Corbett to his feet and rushed to- -and endeavored ito strike him. Geor declared Fitzsimmons had won 9, 1S99__ came up slowly, but assumed the aggressive. Jeff stood off waiting for a knockout. They clinched three times. Coming to close -quarters, Jeff put -two hard rights over Pitz's hearr, sending him back. Then Jeff sent a straight left to 'the neck. -which he followed with, a left "to .the -chest. Fkz crowded in. He tried Ms right for the jaw, but was short. He, however, succeeded in blocking the return. Jeff then, jabbed -his left to the head and sent his rigat to the. point of Fitz's jaw. Fitz went -down and out. u, -Round ,a couple of passes -Jeff swung his right to Cosbett's jaw and hushed, him to- a neutral corner. At close Corbett hooked the left twice -to the face, sending the blood spurting again from Jeff's face, Jeff threw "in two hard lefts to the "body, and sent the left again to Cor- fcett's face, forcing Corb-ett's head hack. Then Jeffries crowded Corbett to the ropes; and with a full swing left smash on the jaw sent Corbett rolling Chick, Lynch, Dudley, O'Hayer, 10. Ward', r.f. Grigware, 2b'. Lezie, D.. _ Total' Medicine Hat Zimmerman, r.f........ 4. Bennet, c.f............. 4 Whisman, l.f. 4 Shafer, ib. 3 Davidson, c......... 3 McCarter, 3b. Harper, s.s. Rodosev, 2b. Nelson, p. v..... getting in the box for Edmon- ton was hammered all over the lot tor five runs in the third innings Big Dell replaced him and one more run two was made by Calgary, score. Paddock hit the ball wv Vl AB R H PO E srounds over the right field for a home run in this innings, this is the first time a hit was ever made over the fence of the Edmonton Club 1 addock weakened and was taken out dine, the Calgary .left fielder, finished the game in the pitcher's box. tarney, manager of .Calgary made a remark to Umpire Ferguson ordered him from the grounds He refused to go and went on with a great demonstration. Carney finally vas led from the. grounds by a police- man called by the umpire; Edmonton 602 02-10 10 2 105 0Q- 6 .10 2 Batteries-Grady, Deli and aiming, Cline and Duggan. Umpire Ferguson. 3 1 1 0 1 1 214 0 3 0 4 2 1 36 '4 10 27 72 AB R H PO A E 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 12 2 4 0 3 0 5 0 1 'Nelson in ninth-. Total............ 31 1 627 7 2 bases, Benast- 3; sacrifice hits, Lynch, Dudley, Dav- idson, Rodosey, Neison; two-base.hits Head, Nelson; Zimmerman; three- base hits, Olson? bases on balls, off Lezje.5, off Nelson nit by pitcher, bjLezielf struck out, by Lezie, 10 by Nelson, 5. Umpire, Huston. Lethiridge ...OQO 000 9 i Medicine Hat ....100 000 000-1 6 '2 Batteries Lezie.and and Davidson. WALTERS IS BAD. AGAIN Jaw, July 9 _A.fter a veri, table feast, of good 'baseball all after- noon m which'Moose Jaw won 7 to 4, the evening game ended very satisfactory at sir Hsungs. Waiters kicked on a decision at first base ANOTHER RACE FOR PENNANT vou, EXPECT GOOD Luck The Western Canada League sched- ule has been cut into two contests. The first concluded Saturday. The other Half commences today. Calgary is the winner of the first half. The clufa who is victorious in the second half will i Commences Tonight conceded the victors in the first part and whosoever is the leader of second part to play a games for the championship of the of whole. The Play for the providing Calgary does not win out proposition appealed strongly Championship, had the bugy again. If a contest of two clubs for the championship 1S necessary the games be played off in Calgary accord- ing to agreement with that clufa. The above facts-is the result of telegram received by.pres. Eckstorm from Pres. Blackburn of the Winnie" club early last week, asking the league president to find the feeling of the res: 01 the clubs upon the question of making two contests for the pendant with the idea, of creating new inter- f IV, _ 1 ion of the whole league on it. The-e was only one-dissenting voice and that was from Moose Jaw.-all .the .others were enthusiastic for the change. Moose Jaw has threatened to quit the league if this is follower, but in- spite of their protestations Mr. Eckstorm you have Bright the .right, guns. and. ammunition. all right if- you get them 1..... SC WILL THE WAI and camp r wei there's "anything for "sport we _ got come and tell "vis what NATIONALS CONTINUE THEIR WINNING STREAK has ordered tho teams even- a second race to commence this mg. The change should look good to Lethbridge as the locals play at home to prepare for) Que, Julv for the rest of the month, giv- i A DOUBLE CHALLENGE Sporting Editor Herald: Dear hereby is sue a chall- LETHBBIBGE BALL CLUB -AT HOME. part or JACK JOHNSON He Appeared After the Unhurt, Unscratched enge to. any wrestler in the country1 Ellison preferred, for a match, best two out nf three falls, catch-as-catch- can style. Gate receipts, whole, to go to winner. I am also open to meet anyone in a climbing match to take place at the round-house. I will climb the 100-foot smoke- stack with anv painter, iron-worker or sailor ia Al- j'oena, for fun, money or marbles There are some men in Lethbridge WINNIPEG WINNIPEG WINNIPEG BRANDON BRANDON BRANDON REGINA REGINA Fight, who are cracked' up to be climbers when tie umpire called a Moose Jaw! A WOULD BE man safe. He gave Walters two min-1 -_. utes to go back to the bench, but the adroom floor Walters still-held up the the up straight Jef- lays and a clean game, and m first two quarters they fairly swamp- ed the capitals, the score standing to 0 until a few minutes before half time, when Gorman scored off ;tfte goal for the Ottawa men their lead and third Barter, bringing the to 10: to 3; The Nationals continued their :fast work in the last quarter showing far better than the Ottawa men and added goal, while the Capitals could -only land ..two more, making the final score 15 to 5. BASEBALL SCORES i J NATIONAL Sunday o Brooklyn 2 10 U o Chicago g St. Louis .....7 .__ Boston 8 2 5 5 15 EASTERN _______ Saturday ily loss to Montreal Nationals' DoVIMontreal-Toronto, (rain mmion Day mates it look like Mont-' First game- Nationals to firfit for the championship. The game Jersey City 8 7 f{ m extremely hot weather before was played .Providence A -8 for the full 15 miles was 1.12.35 2-5. large crowd. In the first quarter Barnett scored the first.for Toronto Fitzgerald repeated, the play, howi ever, was pretty.even. The score end- ed 2-0 for Toronto Inter- of -the Alberta Gun Club went to J. C.; Liv- ingston, Lethbridge. and R. C. Robin- son, of Calgary, who tied with a score of 88 out of a possible 100. The high professional average was made :by R. J. McKay, wim -the score of 90 out of 100. No. Saturday was a perfect day for shooting. Almost two perfect and two possibles were made .R j J- Kay making one in the third event The Officers of the Alberta Gun Club received many the manner in compliments for Dorando beat our Hayes Though John is twice the sprinted hat team will win the pennant race' And how they "spent the winter. will win the handicap And who will ride the winner- The names of all the football stars- And how to fish with, 'minner.' "It's fierce you fellows are such 'rnuts; "Why don't you move to. THE PEOPLE (Great Falls Tribune) There are plentiful signs that The tournament car- ni bet you never heard about Fi'tzsimmon's 'solar plexus.' R. J. McKay, prof.. Winnipeg R. C. Robinson, Calgary 17 J. C. Livingston, W. B. McLaren, Calgary A. W. Bishop, Nelson .......-___ C. H. Meade, prof. H. C. Andrews, Calgary J. B. Lee, prof., H. Cramer, Nelson..............17 E. D. prof., Ottawa .........15 A. K. Marrison, Calgary J. W. Stafford, Lethbridge ......'...17 A. N. Kessler, New Dayton ........13 Leroy Coons. Lethbridgs ...........17 W. R. Hughes, 'New Dayton .......10 A. B. Stafford, Lethbridge......... K. D. Johnston, Lethbridge ........__ F. R. Agnew, Lethbridge "..........12 H. Macbeth. Lethbridge ayton 10 20 20 Total Sts. Sts. St. at 16-----10" "Why, i-m the old, original sport From New York's Coney Isle (Of.course, that's only in-mv mind- I wonder why they "Why, when it comes pool, Old Slosson isn't in it; Besides, I smoke a box a day, And run a mile a minute. "I play the ponies, hox and fence, And beat a pirate swearing; I wrestle better than Mahmout, 'g. general public are pretty sick of the exploitation of pugilists in the public press and through other means of pub licity jusf at, present The Johnson- Jeffries right and its result is mainlv responsible for that fact. Even those citizens who took a lively interest in this rbrutal exhibition were satiated with it before and after the perpetuation of the recent the fight at Reno by the further non of photographic reproductions of the fight. We are glad to see this movement, from whatever motive it springs. The of the country ar not without their due share of respon Those who disapproved of prize fight- ing or cared nothing about it were dis- event in which hundreds of ox dollars was spent by gusted. The result of the fight proved the negro champion to be better brute of the two was tunate in this respect that race prejudice to an extent that make it certain that the endless repetition and -the :-----100-----79 And-drink worse -than'dried hc-rrlr. Stroud Chiswick and B Holbertou, Could- UPTON'S POOL ROOM BtS I FIXTURES IN ALBERTA BARBER SHOP CIGARS LUNCH COUNTER Basement of the Oliver Block "I know baseball from'A to Z And tenis is my hobby; I'm worse than Taft for playing golf And my loud clothes are nobby. "Just come to me for latest I get it all by wireless; My imagination's limitless, My jaw and think-tank tireless. "I set ten million ems a day Without an error in it; No mono., simp, or linotype Can ever touch my limit. set job type with either hand And never make a blunder; I run the presses, read the proof- Say, boys, I am a wonder! of the movine fight through pictures will b both M tne promoters of the encouragement of the has t alleged news and after the event on the theory that this was what the medium off'1'-? avoided. Some pers. of the so.uthern state governments and nearly all the southern citv daily pa- We hope that phase of the mat- Second Jersey City 5 8 Providence 3- 5 First Newark 25 Baltimore............ _ 3 g Second s 12 2 -Baltimore 4. L ASSOCIATION Sunday First Milwaukee ................____ j 0 Q Minneapolis ...........f 3 7 1 Second Milwaukee............ ;i 0 Minneapolis 8-15 First Louisville............ 7 Toledo 9 Second _- Louisville "3 Toledo o First Kansas City 3 8 V St. Paul 1.Z" Second Kansas City............ _ 7 12 ter by no means to the credit of ments have announced their intention to prohibit these picture reproductions of the fight by an exercise of "the va- gue and indefinte powers by thorn under the title of police powers. These, as interpretted .by higher courts per-' mit the prohibition of most anything injurious to the health, morals or gen- welfare of the citizen, and there I such press of the country, is about over and the fight may now pass into oblivion so far as they are concerned freel-v stated that this will proi> M, 11 9 4 3' Paul abiv countn. big prize fight in this 7 one state admits of such I by its laws. That is -the state of is no doubt of the legal right of these probable th bee is n governmental powers to prohibit such with the other stat exhibitions of pictures of the fight, i prohibition of The owners of the picture films who The mo Paid a great price for them will doubt- I the less seek a, judicial decision on their rights, ,but the principal is too well dme tablished to make it doubtful that a prize fighter will probably be permitted to hold it for all ame tn any regulation of such shows lies within The boy stood on the adroom floor, Whence all but him had fled; The silence was oppressive When he had closed his head. In another League fixture the S. 0. E. eleven clash with the Y. M. C. A. team tomorrow clock, sharp. evening at 7 o'- si-s of the bodies. While the lies at the root of the general" action of the southern states and cities with reference to these reproductions of a Prize fight in which the colored pugi- list easily defeated the white man who claimed ,to be the champio; of the world, yet northern duite generally following suit. Race prejudice is. not exclusively confined to the south., It exists everywhere, all over the world, and no doubt .it has j its par; in this welcome revolt against is a white or black that v.-tcieu a ring and could probably make short work of Johnson or any f strength animal goes, the goril- when come these brutes can be taught to abide by Marquis Of Queensbury rules and then we will have a new champion heavyweight pugilist to admire and ward with the cash, of muscle. re- admirers of t i 1 sold than all other pra.nas combined ;