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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Tile Letiibrldgt Daily Herald, TuegflayVJuly 12. ft, 1 s 0 SWEET More sold tha.n a.11 other combined DEBAUCH THE YOUNG STRANGE DISCLOSURES AFFECTING JIM JEFFRIES His Nerves were Shattered When He Entered the Ring His Trainers Knew it Was as Weak as a Kitten Before Fight Norfolk, Va., July .Tide- Water Virginian Interdenominational Ministerial union in a called session here today adopted strong resolutions calling on the authorities in Norfolk, Portsmouth, Newport News, Hampton. Phoebus and'other places to suppress the Jeffries-Johnson prizefight pictures on the ground that they would de- bauch the young -and lead to riot. AUSTRALIAN PROTEST Melbourne, Australia, July of New South Wales have sent a petition to Andrew Fisher, the premier of Australia, asking him to prevent the introduction into the com- monwealth of the Jeffries-Johnson fight.pictures. A similar movement is afoot in New Zealand. LEVIES TAX ON FILM SHOWS Sari Francisco, July friends of Jeffries are'urging the big .i'ellow today to undergo an examina- tion by specialists. They are -fearful that the mental strain under which Jeffries passed before and after his battle with Jack Johnson may result in a serious nervous breakdown. Roger Cornell, the trainer, who wit- nessed the nervous cellapse of Jeffries iust before the battle, has grave ap- prehensions for -the welfare of the de- i feated man. I Jeffrie's today is at the home of his friend, Dick Adams, at Oakland. His wife.and brother are planning to take him' to" his southern California ranch tonight.; suffered a mental and nervous breakdown in the rub said Cornell. "That was shortly after noon on the day of the fight. He col- lapsed under -the We were puzzled what to -do.'We hoped for the best. There was no turning back at that stage. Jeffries was in fine physi- cal condition and it was that which kept him going the fifteen rounds. He went into that ring like a dishcloth with his strength and mental powers "In the rub room. Jeffries' nerves gave way entirely. He a leaf, Cornell and when he .had passed the first stages of the collapse he was as limp as. a rag. DaviS Lew- issohn, Jeffries' Chicago friend, 'tried LACROSSE CLUB TO REORGANIZE To Prepare to Meet the Minto Cup Chal- lengers There will be a reorganization meet- ing of the Letbbridge Senior La- crosse Club held to-morrow evening at 8 o'clock in the Balmoral sample room No. 2. This meeting is for the purpose of electing a new executive and to-make arrangements for jthe'gaWe Montreal Lacrosse I team expected -to be present in. this to have the fight declared off, but' this j qity 25Pand M. EIGHTH-INNINGS' RALLY BEAT THE MAROONS Head's a Wild Throw and Dtid- ley's Hit Won the Game Pieh and Miller Pitched Great Ball Score 3 to 2 was decided to be out of the question, j -The club wishes to make .known to. For the'first time in its. career the Lethfaridge ball club is at the top rung of the ladder in the Western (Canada League. They acquired that j position the split in the I schedule, which came into effect last that Jeff would recover his' strength "At any rate Jeffries was for the encounter, while Lewissohn and This others, having the information, wired j crames ischeduled-to.be played on July 13th prepared, j and" 14th, until July 23 and 25th. is .because- Calgary baseball Granby, July the last meeting of the council, the secretary-treasurer was. ordered to frame a by-law im- posing a license of per year on gone. We thought he might work out all permanent moving picture shows. jBlSkscoS "AMERICAN At New .New. York....... I 4 1 Philadelphia 9 14 1 At 4 S 2 Detroit 8.11' 3 At Washington............ 6 72 "St. Louis.........'..... '2 3 4 At Boston 4 7 3 -Cleveland 5 7 1 Second Uoston.............. 1 5 4 3 92 -EASTERN At .Rochester 5 6 0 Buffalo 0 3 5 AT {Newark 4 11" 2 .Providence............ .1 5 1 At .Montreal 1 4 2 Toronto 0 4. 2 At .Baltimore 410 1 Jersey City............ 1 3 0 NORTHWESTERN At Tacoma 7 14 5 Vancouver............ S 10 3 innings. Longest game in league this year. At of it. He shook his head in the ring, trying to get right, but it was no use." A local sport writer who spent two months in rthe Jeffries camps, both at Rowardennan and JVIoana Springs, said today: "The facts in a nut-shell point to Jim Jeffries being a beaten man before he crawled through the ropes and his fight against Johnson was only for the mat- ter of putting i-t before the public that demanded it. "The big -fellow's nerves went to pieces at Monday afternoon, as near as can be figured. He had just returned rrom -a stroll on the road -with FranK Gotch and had proceeded to his rub room to go under a massage by Roger Cornell. Goxch had noticed the mental struggle because of the big fellows disinclination to talk. He was rational on the outside, but an. old friend -like Gotch noticed -the change Delaney's old sayin; the minute they started oat on the road. east and tried to hedge on their bets. The rest of the story has been .told. Jelfries went into his dressing room at the arena and it was there that his brother, Jack, discovered his real con- dition. 'What has happened to he whispered anxiously in Cornell's ear. "He's as weak as a cat." In a Stupor "Jeffries also 'was troubled mentally.. He refused to "talk and his assistants not raise him from the stupor that has given rise to the rumor that he was doped. There was certainly, a marked change in the man. The writer was present when he was led into the ring by his seconds and he appeared for all the world as though he were in a daze. "Jim Jeffries is such a curious indi- vidual that his condition, was not so noticeable at -the ttnae but following the circumstances it bears out -to a remark- able degree the story of his collapse." Shattered !do! Another prominent local sport writ-. er said: "James J. Jeffries is today a shat- tered idol. You can go even further than that with him. Ypu can call him the idol that has been beaten, trampl- ed upon and disgraced forever. For every one man'who offers sympathy conflict, with -the two former dates. It is the. intention of the Lacrosse I a game replete with' 'that gingery Club to run an excursion for the i class of playing which a fan revels to conveuience oi'spectators wishing to watch. With Dudley on. second pick- witness these two games and "'enjoy a j ing them up from all points of the few .days' outing'as well. Provided ic'ompas with graceful'- ease, and O1- a sufficient nuniher of excursionists Haver with his "sliding arm" pick- Lethbridge a JooK-in for. tally again for seven rounds. Miller was master of his i deli very, which proved an exceedingly .puzzling pro- position to solve. until the.' when Head electrified the-crowd, with a smash which skirted on '..-the fair side of the right field -'-line'v' for-ra- journey close to the fence. Head .got bags on that timely wallop. There- was one out at the time; and Chick made it two down on an easy one to the pitcher. Things looked until the last .man was .out. Tiie fans nervous, hut Everything was at a ten- sion. It was..up to Lynch. With ,a mighty swing he leaned into" it and the ball seemed to have a clear pass- age, but Van Ward with admirable skill intercepted its progress and it for the pennant by 3 to The game at thei park last evening was a clean, fast exhibi- tion of ball, and was anybody's-game can be procured to finance the under- taking it will; surely be, carried out. This excursion will leave Leth- bridge .on Saturday July 23rd, arriving in Calgary for a 7 ing .out of the atmosphere every con- ceivable kind of a thrown or'-kit ball as .if it were like getting money from.home, gave class to the game. The. Maroons are not the easy hours stay-over, a sufficient length of j marks of old. They are now .under time1-to :play.' the Thence they proceed Calgary game, to- Banff, where they spend Sunday, returning to High: River on Mbnday morning'' for the game there that afternoon. They re- turn to Lethbridge Monday night. This affords to the public of Leth- bridge an excellent opportunity o! witnessing two, senior lacrosse games day at as well as spending a a fine outing. OTHER W. C. GAMES the guidance of Shortstop Kfueger, Lohr having lately been let out. and they certainly have, benefitted; by the They played' with' more vim last night than at any other seen here. They have new lights at third, second and centre, -which has greatly added to the strength of .'the, team. -The olv-Maroons seen before'exhibited greater ,ability EDMONTON 0. At Edmonton ..233 000 S Kegina 000 000 2 for Jeffries, there are 1000 who rage} lotteries: Dellar, Grady and Spen- than hitherto. Beatty. was out in dazzling form and saved many an error by his sensational roping in of the wide ones. .Edmunds was there with a display of style behind the bat that- he has never shown before: Miller, who opposed Pieh on ,'the I mound, was out to win. He pitched a trojan from the drop of the 4 (hat, and it was a hard jolt for-him and fume a-t his name. "It seems to be the universal opinion that Jeffries deliberately quit. Billy "He's a big quit- is accepted by many as the an- swer for the defeat of Jeffries." FITZ IMMENSELY POPULAR Seattle 15 2 "Spokane 3 5 1 ASSOCIATION Louisville-Toledo, wet grounds. Indianapolis-Columbus, wet grounds; At Milwaukee- Milwaukee .......000 000 3 6 Minneapolis .....102 000 4 2 and Ludwig, Tat terson and Smith. At Kansas Kansas City 9 17 3 St. Paul 9 17 4 Seventeen inning game, call ad on accouit of 'darkness. Bob Fitzsimmons, ex-champion of the world, created a sensation in Reno before the fight. He received a great- er ovation wherever he went than eith- er Jeffries or Johnson. When Fitz went into a leading cafe for luncheon such a crowd of spectators followed him in that every table was immediately taken up that they' might watch him. Later on he went into the Golden hotel to meet a friend and the crowd filled the lobby so that busi- ness was absolutely, suspended. Final- ly the management suggested to Bob that -he step out into the street in or- der that guests of the hotel might be able to gel to and from their rooms. Fitz promptly responded and went out to 'the centre of the street where the crowd again surrounded him, prevent- ing any passing of vehicles ,u-ntil his disappearance in an automobile. Skeels, .Walters U mpire: Ferguson. CALGARY, JAW 3 At Calgary .......002 000 7 Moose Jaw ___001 002 Batteries: Gaddy, Geehan 8 1 and Stanley and Flannigan; Bliss. Umpire: Longnecker. Starkell and NATIONAL LEAGUE NOTES The New York Club has signed on catcher Joseph J. Walsh, who has just graduated from Villanova, where he -distinguished himself by his phenom- enal werk on both the foot ball and "base ball fields'... "Ganger" Beaumon-t, the Cubs' pinch "hitter, is certainly the season's Col. Pinch. He has won many a game for -Chance's team when he has been sent in to break it up or clinch it for the Pitcher of the has not decided what, he will McGraw, it is said, will not let Trim play with the Giants for several weeks, at any rate, neither will he let Tiim play with any otner club. Pitcher Mordecai Brown' has made all his hits this season up to July against the in one game and two in another. If he hadn't been against Griff's team his batting record would look like a flock of shark 'Look for the Sign of the Slate' The Only Place WKere You Can Buy The Slater Shoe is, in the stores controlling the sale of this famous shoe. You will know the authorized Slater Shoe Stores by The Sign Of The Slate. The Slater Shoe is not sold in every nor by every dealer. So great is the demand for the Slater Shoe, however, that in nearly every city and town in Canada the bright, busy, progressive is the controlling the sale of the Shoe. There is no use in going to a that does not display The Sign of the Slate, because you cannot get the Shoe there. Every Shoe bears1 the Slate trademark and is made by the Slater Shoe Co. Limited. We are the authorized agents for the Shoe. We, and we alone, can show the Shoe, labelled with the Sign of The Slate, Goodyear welted, with price fixed by the makers. W. E. BUCETAN, Local Agent ROUND STREET MEDICINE HAT, 1 At Medicine -Medicine Hat .020. U01 3 Brandon .......010 000 3 Batteries: Claf lin Heinrich and Cooper. Umpire: Wheeler. and Davis; WESTEftN CANADA LEAGUE LETHBRIDGE Calgary Medicine Hat Moose Jaw 0 Brandon 0 Winnipeg 0 Regina 0 C Local Sport Notes The Intermediate lacrosse team journey to Taber to-day to again try conclusions with their erst- while to whom they have thus far lost two matches. Owing to an error in yesterday's printed line-up of the S.O.E. team for to-night's match with the Y.M. C.A., the following revised list gives the proper names aiwl their respective arrangement: IVtcIntyre Chiswick and Sarell; Stephenson, Holberton and Firth r, Fairbrother, Faunch, Cauldwell, Farmer and Joyce. to have to lose after keeping -Ms club and Mclntosh. j in the lead from the second round [until the eighth. Pieh took a couple j of innings to get into working shape. {He was troubled with the pass bug j in the early moments of the game, j and it" looked as if Grimes would have to be called upon but he soon 1 down and in" the third ses- sion had the visitors up his sleeve. From then on he twirled a marvel- lous game. He knew all the Mar- oons' weaknesses and played on them jlike a trained musician on his favor- ite instrument. The Progress of the Game Winnipeg got three men on bases in the opening round, the fault of Cyrus Pieh. He. hit Krueger first crack out of the bos, who got a free pass to first. Edmunds struck out and Krueger tried the strength and ac- curacy of Joe Lynch's arm trying to steal second, but fell by the way- side. Isbell walked and 'so did Moore but it got them nothing as they were left to wilt on the bases. No runs. Lctubriugt; ialireu in the" first. Ol- son singled to centre. Head bunted, advancing Olson a base and going safe himself. It was a pretty piece of work. Chick was outguessed by Miller at the swatting station and was retired on strikes. Lynch up next grounded to Krueger who stop- ped Head at second, and in an at- tempt to double on Lynch going to apparently was- all off, for 'he had every thing in'" his favor to'retire. Lynch, but, with-a terrible heave-he sped, the ball, ten feet over Beatty's head; and in romped Head in leisurely fashion. Lynch went to ly came up wrapped a v hard one through the pitcher's box on out to centre and' Lynch putting us a run in the lead and concluding the scoring for the evening. The Ma-r- scored their two runs in the second. Costello first up -hit to.right for a base. Van Ware" An- derson might -have been an. easy.; out" Pieh, but he chose to get Cos- tello taking thirl, and rightly did." He had the man caught, but threw wild to Head and the runner, scored; After, Miller walked and Krueger fan- ned, Edmunds hit lor two bags to right field and scored Anderson. Mill- er put' the side down- attempting to take home on a pass ball, but was nailed at the plate. A new umpire was officiating from the coast league. His nalne is Hous- ton, and he apparently- is there with the goods. There were a few doubt- ful decisions against the visitors but they accepted the ruling with -little adverse comment like, the gentleman- ly players they have always proven themselves to be. YOU CANNOT EXPECT GOOD LUCK T in your fishing or shooting' unles'i you have the right tackle, the right guns and They'll be- all right if you get them here. SO WILL THE WALL TENT and camp outfit we ;supply. it there's anything for sport we haven't got come and, tell us what it The Sporting Goods Go. PHONE 1G32 412 ROUND CALLS FOOTBALL SPORT OF BRUTE6. David .Starr Jordan .-Urges Teachers .to Wipe .Out Game From School July Benoune- ing- college football as a of brutality and pugilism, David Starr president of -Leland.; Stanford led in >the discussion- 'of the national; "comicil ,df 'education "of- "the" National Education association 'in con.; ihere; .He "Some; :day :the 'college, and school of :tnis country be called cowardly, and Ibf utai ibecaiise they. -did not put 'a" stop tofthe; dangers of football, a the best there' is- in "The he i ed the same' iove of the'- s'brdid> that' focused the interest of v a out in.. Nevada, -man; and a man. pounding each other tne; other "No intelligence is game of he asserted: V "Blacksmiths and Boilermakers 'can' play the game as well as- men of-the finer .intellects in they are .con-., sidered. tine best raw material for -the'' President Jordan favored -the sub-" stitution .of the English game of KugJby. V v' Winnipeg AB R H PO A E Kruger. ss 3 1 3 1 Edmonds, c 4 0 22 0 0 Isbell. If.......... 3 0 0 3 00 Moore, cf 3 0 1 0 0 0 Beatty, ib 4 0 116 0 0 Costello, 2b 4 1 1 1 2 Van Ward, 3b..... 3 0 0 0 o 1 Anderson, rf...... 4 1 0 1 0 0 Miller, p 2 60 0 C 0 STANDING Won Lost Pet. 1.000 1.000 1.000 I.GGO .000 .000 .000 .000 30 2 Lethbridge AB R Olson, cf .....___ 41 I-Iead, 3b ___.___ 4 1 Chick, ss 4 0 Lynch, c.......... 4 1 Dudley, 2b___.-... 4 0 O'Hayer, ib 4 0 Ward, rf.......... 3 0 Grigware, If....... 2 0 0 0 0 Pieh, p 3 o 0 3 5 5 24 16 H PO A 0 0 0 l 2 2 5 2 1 15 1 0 32 3 7 27 15 3 0 2 0, 0 0 0, 0 0 1 0 0 2 first threw wild and Olson rambled j Miller, Chick, bv Pieh 4 home. Dudley got safe on a fumbled ball, which allowed Lynch to -take third, but 0-Hayer was disposed of on a ground ball, which ended the innings. By Innings; Winnipeg Lethbridge Summary: 3 base hits, Beatty, Head; 2 base hits. Edmonds, Moore. O'Hayer; sacrifice hits, Van Ward, Grigware; stolen base, Dudley; struck out, by Edmonds, bases on WILL WALK ACROSS 'CONTINENT AND BACK Frank Hines of Halifax, on -Long Win if. ceeds'in Making Distance Ottawa, July Hines, of Halifax, -who is making' a wager walk from coast to coast and return, was in the city this arrived Sunday night from Montreal. The trip was. commenced at Nain, Labrador, on April 2. and from there he walked to St John's, a dis- tance of 500 miles, crossing by boat to North Sidney. From North Sidney .the I. C. R. ties were his road to .Mon- treal, where, he arrived ten days-ago. Hines is on a wager of to1 make the trip to the Pacific Coast and re-, turn by October 17, I9li. He that he is now four days ahead of the schedule he has mapped out. Part1 of the agreement is that he shall, work his way, and he started without' any money. Tuesday he called on Sir Wil- frid Laurier and received a certificate and donation from him. He is feeling fit for the continuation .of the trip "and is well though he says he has worn out thirty-two pairs of shoes al- ready. The total trip will-be miles. A TEAM Kruger, Anderson, Moore; balls, off Pieh 3; hit by pitcher, Knig- er; left on bases, Winnipeg 6, Leth- bridge 6; wild pitch, Pieh. Time Atendance 400. Houston. 139" ANOTHER FIGHT W.1TH JOHNSON Los Gal., July Jim Jerrries may insist upon taking an- other chance against Jack Jchnson by meeting the negro.inside the next six months was the startling rumor that followed the all day conference be- tween Jeffries and'Berger today. It is known that Jeff believes that once free .from the nervous strain that con- nected itself to the last Reno battle that he can make a much better showing, if not actually defeat John- son. Jeffries would neither deny nor confirm the rumor. Sam Berger beg- ged to be excused from answering questions, saying, "there may be something to give oivt later." JOHNSON TO GET PER WEEK [ulated in the event of his losing or 'the fight being a draw, that Johnson should be satisfied vvitju a smaller fig- ure. Johnson refused to sign a con- tract of that nature, hut insisted on the flat sum of win, lose or draw, so that Hammerstein virtually bet that Johnson would win the fight. New York. July Johnson will receive for one week's ap- pearance at Hammerstein's Victoria theater. The week will begin July 11. Mr. Hammerstein offered ?2.500 for the week following tne fight, but stip- The biggest and heaviest base. ball team that was ever organized has Tbeen recruited in Waterloo la., by Frank Knee, a travelling man. The nine was gathered from several states. The weights of the players hover around 325 pounds, and the aggregate of the team is 3715 pounds. "Baby" Bliss, the first baseman, is the largest man man on the nine. The club will tour the country, playing with teams pre- senting fraternal organization. After touring the -Middle West they will pro- bably appear in the larger cities of the east. LANGFORD ACCEPTS for a UPTON'S POOL ROOM BEST FIXTURES IN ALBERTA BARBER SHOP CIGARS LUNCH COUNTER Basement of the Oliver Block Offer to Fight Jack Johnson Side Bet New York, July Woodman, manager of Sam Langford, telegraph- ed here today that he had accepted the offer of 'Jack Johnson to meet Langford for a side :bet, and asks that Johnson post his forfeit for the match on his arrival here- Woodman wires that he -will telegraph, a deposit to bind Langford's end as soon as he learns Johnson's money is up. MEXICO WANTS THEM Mexico City, July City will welcome the moving pictures of the Jeffries-Johnson prizefight Gov- ernor Lanyda' Escandon of the federal district said he would not attempt to put the fight films under his jurisdic- tion, but on the other hand wo.xild like to have them exhibited here. "Hap- he said, "we have no negroes ;