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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHB RIP .DAILY H E BIA L D i l THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1911 Win Walker Challenge Trophy at Provincial'Rifle Meet at Calgary Calsan. Alta, July In the tail end or a thunderstorm, scoring boards and flags flying In the air, Cadet Dalton McWKliams, the champion cadet shot of the Bri- tish Emnfie. -won the D.Ii.T. silver medal and first stage in the City of Calgarj match, at the provincial rifle flioot. Conditions were seven shots and sigliter at 200, 500, 600. The bril- liant youngster had 33 at 200, 31 at 600, and 31 at 600.yards. 'Wind Cauiu Trouble While the first squad was shooting, the- wind called for a variation in al- lowance of from two degrees right to seien and nine left. Men who liad come back with 65 and higher were caught between shots and misses, out- ers and magpies became the rule. E-x- ceptions, of course, there 'were, and aicAViKiams, after dropping to an in- ner, his first to count, finished with a string of six tail's eyes. On con- clusion he was greeted with repeat- Onekama, Midi., July Langdon. champion fisherman ot Portage 'Lake, met defeat today at the hands (or fins) of a seventeen- pound pickerel and, its ally, a nine- jiounder, supposed to be its grand- son. Langdon has become oo well known to the fish as a skilful that 'whenever he got into his boat the fish moved to the op- posite side of the lake. His suc- cess was imperilled, and he deter- mined to outwit the fish, so he rigged up a dummy in .bis own fishing clothes, placed it in an anchored boat, disguised himself KB a city angler, and rowed to the other end of the lake, expecting to surprise the fish. After fishing an hour without a nibble, -he became suspicious, and rowed back to his dummy. He found that the two pickerel .had pulled it Olit of the.boat and were tearing it to pieces. Langdon vows they were laughing at him. ed rounds and competitors plause by spectators Sail Francisco, Cal., July on the Smith-Car-" fight was lively here today, with Smith a 10 to ti favorite. Several large sums wefe cabled to London, where f they were on Smith at odds of 10 to 8, with Carpeu- tier the favorite WANDERERS RETAIN ROBERTSON CUP Winnipeg, Man., July Win- nipeg Wanderers today, by a mar- gin of 241 runs, defeated the. Regina eleven, and thus retained the .1. Ross Robertson cup. They have still two more teams to Grace Church of Toronto, and- MeGill Of Montreal. Judging from the form shown during the past three days, it will take a strong eleven to defeat the Nomads. All Europe Interested in Go Between "Gunboat" SmitU and George Carucntier Seats iii Arena Quoted at and !p20.00 Scoring Good Considering Conditions Col Sergt Sage, of the 103rd, and 4 McXaughton of Didsbury both 1 finished with 100. Sage had 34, 32, 34, and McNaughton 33, 35, 32. Con- jsjd'ering the conditions this scoring tfas most remarkable. The majority of the marksmen fell down at the last range, and at times it looked as if scores of.90 would qualify for the sec- ond stag- However, eight scores of 91.' Trill have to shoot off for three places Among the visitors on' the range to- Lieut -Col. James Walker, ivhose trophi was being shot for by teams in tie City of Calgary match. He -was accompanied by E. Cotty, Manager of the C.P.K. hotel Palliser, formerly was an officer of caval- ry in the .Swiss army. Lethbridjc Wins Trophy The Walker Challenge trophy was won by LethDridge Rifle club, with a score of 385. The 103rd team was on- ly one point lower. The winning team Tyas composed of the following: E. P. 96; D. I. Gue, 36; R. G. Hutch- ison, 98, and P. J. Coi'iins, 95. Walker Trophy (Team) Score 3S5 Prize: Trophy and Regiment.......... Prize Nest in order: Calgary Rifle Club No. 1...... 380 .McRae team.......... 370 Sergt Cooper team.......... 366 Elbow River team.......... 328 City' of. Calgary "First Stage" No. Name Score D. McWiWams, 134th 101 W M. Sage, 103rd 100 McNaughton, C.R.C..... 100 R. Martin, C.R.C....... 99 Gillam, C.R.C......... 98 G. Hutchinson, Lsthbridge 98 Jenkins, Coleridge...... OS J. S. Gilker, 103rd 97 R. Downie, 103rd 97 W.' S. Clarke, 103rd... 37 H. Slmmonds, Med. Hat 37 Gratz, 134th...... 96 W. McCamcn, 134th OG E. P. Pittard, Lethbrldc: 96 Cue, Lethbrldge 96 P. Lunn, 103rd...... !if, R. Young, Elbow.. J. Collins, Lethbriiige J. HexUll, C.R.R....... A. R. Carraichael, 103rd C. W. Faim, 103rd J.-Balfour, Edmonton. Chamberlain, Didshury H. Wodell, C.R.C....... A. Miles, 103rd...... R. W. Chamberlain, London; -July 16. There was a creat-influx of sportsmen from France and other, continental countries profit on their enterprise and will be to attend the 20 round fight oetweenl it is nelieved Gunboat Smith, the American heavi and George Oarpentier the European heavyweight champion, down for decision tonight in the Arena at- Olynipia. The promoters ot this, qontret ap parcnth will make a conblderable i their enterprise and wil the the the and _______( lor deficit on the recent fight for lightweight chaupionship ot wc-Tld' between Freddie Welsh Willie Ritchie. "Many who came today.; and who had failed to: book their seats in ad- vance were disappointed. Even the poorest--Mrato'-relds- a irom the ringside were quoted at from to while those in the vicinity .of ths fopss were' not obtainable at any price. The fight has created more interest here than any pugilistic encounter and Frank P. Slavic about a quarter of a century ago, although no world's championship is at stake Carpentier was still-a favorite in the betting. Smith's backers were ready to accept even money, hut the Frenchman's followers- seemed will- ing to place their money at any odds. It was difficult to estimate the amount wagered on the event as no central place for making bets exists in hut it was that practically, everyone in the -leading clubs and hotels had some money at London, July Carpen- ,tier, the French -champion, --who is to meet Gunboat Smith, the American in a twenty-round fight at Olvmpia on toda; NATIONAL Brooklyn 3 i r' Philadelphia 4, Cincinnati 6 Boston 3, St. Louis 5. AMERICAN Chicago 3, New. York 2. Chicago 1, New York 2. St. Louis-Philadelphia, rain. Cleveland 0, Boston L Detroit 3, Washington 3. FEDERAL Indianapolis 5, Kansas City 3. St. .Louis 2, Chicago 0. Brooklyn' I'ittsbtirg Baltimore 0; Buffalo 1. Baltimore 0, Buffalo -1. AM. ASSOCIATION Milwaukee 6, Columbus 0. Kansas City 5, Louisville 1 Minneapolis 2, Indianapolis 3 St. Paul 5, Cleveland 8. INTERNATIONAL Newark 3, Jersey.. City -i Toronto 2, Rochester 3. Baltimore 2, Providence L Montreal 0, Buffalo 10. Montreal .2, .6. CANADIAN Toronto Hamilton 4. St. Thomas 3, Erie London 5, Brantford 4. Peterboro 9t Ottawa 1 NORTHWESTERN Vancouver 1. No other games. WESTERN CANADA BUCKLES'I.NT FORM Medicine Hat, IJirty poor weather conditions ami slippery came 'to' grounds the Mad Hatters defeated Irming at Charing i Edmontoa to one Buckles on Bisle> Gamp Juh 1 esterdaj (he Bislw meeting was favored with tood the llalford Memornl Challenge tup a match nlle- competition "elnK la bhot's MC" it 1 000 and 1 100- jards MIS shot off I he line weather conditions at the opening of the tuiiied liter in to ram. Captain D Cimpbe.l o[ Scotland, who has been shooting well through- out this year, won the Halford Me- mornl ttith u score of Ib7 His to tal at the was 87, while it tin 1100 ird nngc his totil wis lie the Challenge Cup and Maurite "i tin Irish Association, took second plate with i total ol Robinson of the I nglls1! fight club, was third withllil, winning tb Caplain CampUslI has been using King s Norton ammunition made practically at the last moment to replace the Ross ammunition. The disqualiiication of the. latter from this year's meeting has caused some disatisfaction: among the various com petitors, ol whom have conbut arable quantities left on hand It is the general opinion among the marks men that longer notice should have gnen them Lieut. O. W. McLean, 78th Regi- ment rlopenell N S made i uos sible this morning at the 901) yards sweepstakes nhen the Canadian team were practising for the MacKinnon Challenge Cup, .a trophy presented by the late Col MacKinnon foe annual competition units, ol the Liupire the first stage 01 Mhich SPEND YOUR VACATION AT Waterton Lakes Alboitti's lamons Siuumci Itisort, with 18 nulcs ot Navigable W.iter loi Lvumt lies and Row Boats Good Trout Fishing Additional accommodation at the now Lake Hotel. (K.i too and pel dav) Stage King Kdwaitl Hotel atTin- (liei inoinni" ioi the Lakes NOT A PENNY Pulled Down by Welsh for Winning Lightweight Championship Km 'ioil m Jnlj has been learned on good authority the Jack Johnson-Frank :Moran fight at Par'lB.'drew a'gate''.of and the Freddie Welsh-Willie Ritchie tilt at- tracted Ml 000 These are in dfiect contiadiction to what Nen had been led to as it has been estimated the ghdiators performed to a {100000 house If the latest reporrs.'are correct Mor- an got ilniost nothing for doing lit He more The receipts 1 aroh cov ered :Jotmson's guarantee: And Welsh could not have collected anything but the 'title, for outpointing Ritchie The guarantee demanded he be paid and ?10 FOOTBALL REFEREE WILLETTS EXPLAINS HIS RULING Point Which Was Questioned in Ov- crsoas-Tabcr Game Tuesday Night Sporting Ldltoi 1 wish to coirect the stitement which appeared in the, Heiald last night regirdmg the foot! ball game on nu uart of a free kick wlien the, geneial opinion was that the lick should have retalen 1 bog to that the in fringement was made by Carr the Taber man after cautioned twice to er the line The free tick was given for; paying no atten- tion to he was told Had it been an Overseas man inflinging Hie kick might haie been re but owing to the actions of Cnrr It would have been very give hiih-u dozen chances. start tufes 000 for'his share in the'movihg pic; wnaon tooa> ming a arin Cross he was givea a demonstration I the mound for the locals was unhit- table two singles tomorrow at the 900 and yards ranges. i SHOttCm VT TOD U Bisley Camp, Eng., July today was showery, but the conditions for shooting otherwise were excellent. This morning the invaded .by the public school boys and their admiring rcla fives, vu'ho" came 'to witness the shooting oft of Ashburton challenge a service rifle competition, open to one team 01 eight pupi1 from each such school which has a contingent o! the junior division of the officers' .training corps. Unattached' shooting at Bisley and making their headquarters with the Canadian team, are as fol- lows Col H- II Brown 12th "iork Ran gers. Corporal Bea, 3rd Victoria Rides of Canada, Montreal- Welsli agreed to fight for per cent, of the net.Teceipts, which means he was to get one half of de roalndd after alf tlie had been deducted. that 101 size and enthusiasm would not have been accorded a popular for monarch. Englishmen auc heat'to catch a.glimpse of.the cham- pion of France or shake him hy the hand. Hero worship ran riot to such :an extent that traffic in the Strand was, completely blocked. Horses were un- harnessed and perspiring .French lad- Dsn els in centre held for the Hat ters; was brilliant. The locals got all their runs imfthe second innings hie Edmonton Medicine Hat. Gregg, Chapman Buckles and Barth. HARD LUCK' Moose Jaw, July an up- tight' against-an early lead nin ncnt agamst'an eariy 'laKen mirers dragged their hero s carnage QuaScrs-.tKc Millejs rirew ETCn to a hotel, followed, by an immense ,._..-..... __. ._ to a hotel, followed, by an immense crowd that cheered'most.of-.tlie way. Carpentier -was compelled to show himself on the balcony of the hotel, where he received a vociferous recep- MOVING PICTURES NOW MENACE TO BOXING Fighters Apt to Prolong Bouts in Order to Make Pictures Val- Bout an About That Big Mill Tonight in London men were down. Moose Jaw d -I 2 6 83 Harrah and Wally; Russell, Deer and Walters. No game at (By Hal New York, July man is hurting the light game. reported to he in excellent shape and I to have been only mildly affected by the demoralizing influence "of .society life. According to all documents Smith will be something of a rough Surely it must be the .movie man blame it on somebody. I customer still when "he climbs In London, on July 16, Gunboat i through the ropes to lace the French- -____i__i i easy pick- n on, Smith will try to land his dreamland man. Sergt. Graham, -1th Highlanders, Toronto, Ont. Scjrjt 13th Rojal Pegi ilienl, Hamilton, Ont. Lieut Alorriion 10th Rojal Gren adiers. Toronto, Ont. Lieut. Neale, 10th Royal Grena- diers, Toronto, Ont. Cadct Carr, Harris Royal Military College. Ont. The a match rifle competi- tion, fifteen shots at 900, 1000 and 1100 yards, was won by Major Thank- en, Sth Royal Scots Reserve, who wins S100. F. W. Henry of the Ulster in- the'seventh, only to allow the iRille association, was second, and won visitors' the victory in the ninth when i gso? the Quakers made two more after JOE JEANETTE BEAT JIM JOHNSON AFTER BEING FOULED New York Tulv Teanette the'Hoboken-Heavy weight, fell ,to the floor qfthe ring fouled in the first round of bis ten-round bout Battling Jim Johnson, of 1'hila dolphin heie tonight but he came bick ind out pointed and out punned Johnson before the final bell. The referee decided that Johnson s bio to the lower part of Jeanettes both was unintentional He allowed Jeanette three-ihinutes'ln which to recuperate, and the fighter appeared to be weak he- resumed fighting. He weigh- ed 155 pounds and Johnson 220. Comiskei is not cn'irety himself in hut there are and 1 2.3 3-12 Lemieux SPECIAL ON FIGHT The Herald will get the Smith-Carpentier figlit round by round, and will issue a spe- cial edition as soon as the re- suit is received. NATIONAL things'we would rather do than to him .of intention of quittin after ten days with the yet. some Snow fell at Muncie, thermometer at 1110. Ind persons think the'St..-Louis Browns could not win a pennant. Stanley Scliuba knocked out Jack a fight by candle light, indicating that Rudy Unholz would he a cham'pmn in-total darkness. Yours trull P. WILLBTTS, BASEBM.L' WRONG STEKR MEDICINE HAT TEAM GIVEN The Medicine Hat; Independents ,rer cefved 'word to the effect that it was raining so haid in that a baseball match was out ,of the tion for yesterday and con- sequentlv tiles dldn t make the trip uere.-much to the surprise of the.local team, which was out in battle array and ready for the contest. Not a few'fans were': disappointed- when thev appeared at the park to find the game rubbed.off the slate. The'local club is. endeavoring to have the 'Hat team here for tomor- row evening. Look up. tomorrow's paper for definite announcement o[ game. EASY FOR BP.AMPTON Regina SasK Tun B-ampton Excelsiors had: an easy task defeat- ing the lacrosse team Regina put on the field this aftemoon The had the score 9-1 when rain ended the -pastime. MacleorJ Wins Polo Honors Maclcod defeated Cowlcy li to 5 for the Macleod and Evans Polo Cups yesterday at Mnclcpd. 'i'lic niaich was iuarreil by an ac- cident to Mrs. Dr. Fraser, who was knocked down and seriously bruised, but not otherwise hurt, by a polo pony which- tan amuck. AFTER THE TWELFTH OF JULY New York punch on some yitsl point on the Smith found Langford atomy'of Georges Carpentier, French i ing. Langfurd attempted to heavyweight champion of Europe. [back and it was vigorously reported i Chicago Smith has become a society he had gotten rid of his fat and j St. Louis and holds receptions in London now might yet be a dangerous customer, j Cincinnati and then arrayed in full evening! but the fat is still there and Hie Philadelphia still slow. IPittsbiirg 42 I Smith mauled Moran unmercifully in j Brooklyn..... I their San Francisco fight, and the j Boston....... ns i dress. Carpentier, referee, appeared! Boston "Tor Baby" the recent lamented Parisian spar-1 party daintily .arrayed in white tennis flannels. Fight fans every-1 Pittshurger hurried out of .town ear- n3 where arc more skeptical than ever ly the next day without waiting to since the Paris affair, regarding the; he inierviewerl. Then Moran came S3 i possibilities of another real honest back strong in print. Hut it was to heaven championship fight, and, generally repc-rted that he needed they are wondering already whether I boxing lessons w'hen lie tangoed with 37 38 -10 8S 8S 38 43 .494 .486 .472 .465 .434 AMERICAN 02 103rd F.B. Cooper, 103rd.. G. D. May, Elbow 31. Corrigan, 103rd 3gt S Jacobs, 103rd J. Homer, 134th A. Ruosell, lOSrd W. C.R.C. of D.R.A. silver medal. Elfht scons of SI to 'shoot off for three places. WHITE BEAT' YOAKUM rounds. this next big will be social event. Jack Johnson in Pans. G UNDO AT IS THE BEST WHITE I i Washington FIGHTER So thr Gunboat has the sentiment In Paris, Johnson and Moran smiled OcCigingly into the camera, and John-l v.............-- r..... son, getting the lion's share ol the; of Amfiican boxing experts behind proceeds and all the movie him strong as the leading white hope V- I has something like to disband a white hope who, if he. can 92 pnse of befcre he can br expected to'; swing the matches, should take both S2 iaiit an> lire juiciest- in things pug- Carpentier and Johnson into camp nacious-or thereabouts-again. within the next lew months and solve 1st. Louis New York Cleveland W, 45 45 43 "44 42 30 Charlie White knocked his Yoakum, out in the nineteenth round at Denver, Colo., on Tuesday night. White iud all the best oi the last nine rounds. The proposed Johnson-Langford bout in London in October may be an interesting sparring match, hut the, Boston black is fat and hasn't shown! anything recently, and despite "a son's widely discussed decrepit con-' dition he will liavc an easy lead over his opponent. AMERICAN Joh the That Smith knock out any P.C. .584 .549 .544 .538 .525 .300 FEDERAL Chicago Indianapojis Buffalo fighter who will let hira get within Brooklyn the claim of his backers, j Baltimore ivift won 'anil Itlolr nnn SI- be kept from further Kansas City lie-brutalizing the fighting gamo i Pittslmrg by making it too profitable and by W. 4C 42 39 37 40 45 43 .527 .521 .519 445 .430 .411 i turning alleged championship fights IKR1CAN KIOHTKR IS FAT j into dramatic Friday afternoons ol isson's lack of old as the old school day these in the Moran fight, has centered attention un Gunboat Smith, the, American lighter, although he fell for the boiled shirt .stuff and was a Ois! lion for a in London, la WESTERN CANADA Saskatoon many its, then we may have a cham- pionship fight some, day in which Ounboal Smitf, wiii prove that he is. the rising light and that the black i Edmonton Texan's sun has set. I Calgary W. 43 Medicine Hat 37 Moose Jaw...... 35 fteglna.......... 33 30 32 31 30 31 .552 .522 .5111 .455 .420 -From Toronto-Slat ;