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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE T.ETlTBRIDtiK DAILY- SPORES WOLGAST HAS MANY OPPONENTS BAXTER GOES TO WHERE THE DOGS WON'T BITE HIM Former Edmonton Ball Player to do Time in Lethbndge Jail Calgarv, Julv 17-Moose former professional bill plaicr with tho Edmonton team last year and un- til recently proprietor of the Turkish bath house on First street west, near lighth avenue was this morning teiiced to nine months'.imprisonment in Lethbridge provincial jail and was ordered to pay J500, with costs amount ing to >n default of uivment of which he must serve an additional nino months The which was heard before Supt. Dean, Mounted Police, was con eluded last week, but judgment was reserved till todav The prosecution VMS instigated and conducted bj the Provincial license department Two spotters, named Dufre-ne and 0 Su man wno were the chief witnesses or "he crown obtained the at the bath house recentlj when the) claimed to have pin chased Hanoi at three o clock one morning Not Proprietor F B Eaton who defended Baxter produced documents fo prove that hit client was not propletor of the bith lonw at the time of the supposed selling Subsequent he southt to prove that it there were anv sell ng alleged bj the detectives it had Sen done not bl Moose BaVter' probably b> his brother Hector Bar tar Several witnesses among whom were a physician Moose Bitter s wife aboj named Rajmond and Mrs Knight swore that Moose Baxter was not at the bath house at the time of the offence. Alibi Not Proven Supt Bean however, judged that although the testimony of these nesses might be correct in matter o fact, it did not prove anj thing in re- gard to the whereabouts of the defend at the time of the supposed of fence A.k Stated Case F B Eaton requested after senten ee had been passed that a stated case be made in the sjpreme court Pro vided his request be granted an eftor will be made to obum bail for the ac cused, until such time as the highe court has passed upon the case. Flagrant Immorality "It has to be borne in sai the magistrate in posing sentence that all the witnesses called b) til defence in this case are living in state of flagrant immoialitj The interests are those of their emploj er and oaths of the of sue a Turkish bath establishment as tba nnomlo.l hv the defendant cannot be (men the same degree of credence as those of witnesses who ire possessed of at least some measure of i aspect The defendant herein has in spite of repeated warnings persisted in de fling the law of the province Defamei Hi. Mjnhood Tfhe records of the court justifj me in sajing that the defendant defntres his manhood bv pandering to the lusts of the seies and by living on the avails of prostitution. Is not anj person man. or woman, who is making a livelihood under such discreditable business conditions like U to considei that perjarj aid sub Frank Gotch Prepares To Defend Heavy Wrestling Title Against Hackenschmidt_______ it to Mar, SWlmBlUS MlUer, little lorl. prl anttie. lo Wnlt. She is only ten year, old and her father John R Miller 1. con Sd'nt Ihat .U. It the best bir ase !o the country.__________ Standing of Clubs Today WESTERN CANADA Won Lost P. loose, Jaw Calgary Vinnipeg Edmonton Srandon iaskatoon 39 29 19 17 IS. 17 31 11 K iS .483 2S4 .262 NATIONAL Won Lost P Mew York Jhicago it Louis _'ittsburg Cincinnati Brooklyn ioston 49 4S 47 44. 43 30 20' 31 31 31 34 34 4o 47 60 C. .61? .608 60 .564 .558 .300 .250 With the opening of the Gotch train- ing camp at Humboldt, the fight gnuio will take a back seat for a few weeks for the mat sport, and from now until Labor Day, when Gotch meets [be Rus slan in Chicago resiling be the main topic of conversation with West- fans. Humboldt, Iowa, .Is preparing for the excitement of its history, and from the moment Frank Gotch opens 'his camp up to the time he leaves for Chicago to meet liackeilschmidt, the-liitle Iowa city will buzz with wrestlers'and wrest- ling talk. The champion has already stilted lifeht u lining with Firmer B.urns, -as tile director general, and a week will have some of the best heavy weight wrestlers in Ameri- ca training with him. Uotch intend? to make himself fit for a long, hard tussle, and is not only going to do all ilnds of road wqrk, but will also lake ileiity of actual on the mat. He vill have big, strong .fellows, of the physical type of the Russian, and will ilso meet the that can je secured to train with him. Fred jeel, Henry Ordeman and Cutier will do most of" this latter work, and it is afe to say that each of these mat art- sts will be in top-notch condition be- ore Gotch gets through with them. The'coming wrestling match will ex- :ite more interest than any sporting avent since the Jeffries-Johnson fight, or the sport World realizes that this will be the last appearance of Gotch. Gotch has been without a peer so long n his class that he lius come to he re- jarded as unbeatable, although It is ippre'ciated that if any one has a chance to'beat him-that man is the Russian. The termination of theii irst bout was rather unsatisfactory, and since that time Hack has always claimed that he could 'win a second natch. Gotch tried to get the Russian nto the. ring over but for some reason or other the Lion would not wrestle, although he came to thib country shortly afterward and at ouce began clamoring for a chance at the Detroit "hlladelohia Jhicago New York Boston Cleveland Washington St: Louis AMERICAN Won Lost 57 24 a2 29 42 41 42 43 28 22 39 40 41 42 55 60 P. C 704 642 19 -lOb 506 506 331 Games in the Big Leagues Hackenschmidt was not considered a good., catch-as-cntch-can .wrestler when he first came to this country, and attributed his inability: to defeat. Gotch to the fact that he was not wise to the iner points of the game Since then flWLEY GOT A GOOD START Macleod Ball Team Took Short End of Big Score CoWlev''- Julv 17.-T1H! Maclsod nscball team, undei the management t Spud Murphj came to town on atuulaj and suffeied defeat at the ands of the local bojs Cowloy bat- ed Holmes out of tile in the sec id inning who wis icplaced by uaK Cilahnn pitched good ball for the ocals and w is well -nnpoiied. Parker nade the play of tho t, bv inaliins running catctt of i low drive in loft, 'lie line-up was as Mckeq bs Konncday, st Uakei 2nd ind p Mm 'nd Giogan cf McDonald, If..; ,olmes p and c Moore 3rd; Hewitt, f Cow c Cilahan, p.. and ,id rhabm 1st Patteison ,er, If Ed liabme Sid ind p.; Hob- Frank Gotch, Champion Wrestler of the World the Russian has wrestled hundred, of .something had little trouble in defeating all com eis. although h s lefiml to meet sif Mahmbut .started the rumor -that he was afraid to meet the hustling Turk. Hack has snel strength as to mike him fi a'nd an ibilitj to to the limit while in the bigtebt match of his, career tue Russian sjinendered when he inlgn have stuck and secured a draw. This ,Ln idahfe'at I to the crowd when they get on [llntreased'the m it agiln and Hack-will indeed defeat the American.- in his.matches last year the Russian did not show any speed it all bat non simpl) thiougU sp his si'e and strength ,injj I doubt veil h Will show an> im much, whether he vv'lll show inj proved form ovei three jears igo the fust match ho jiot fast en ough to lay a ind on the chimpion in two hourb >nd it the finish was so weak as to make his surrender meut Gotch above ill i his the heart and this is lust what the Russian Ucks notch was, overcautious and stayei awij from Ihe Russian as he feaied In'lhe foreitneis strength The low in nm ao luu tho ill not hesitat When the into the ring to carry the battle to him and dura him Just is he did the other bis lc lows who challenged attei the go wit Harkenschmidt In al.} c th match Kill be a dandi because of the fact tint a foreigner is challenging foi the title and ir Hickensehmidt does happen to it will oub be iftei one LOOK FOR THIS LABEL AND GET THE BEST SCOTCH InBon BS Murdoclc, of I Craw ford rf The score bj Cowlov m uo Sod 004 008 03- Western Canada League Games WINNIPEG HAS SOME PITCHER IN CUMMjNOS Winnipeg Tuh pit- ched his second "hut out game inside of a week, when the Maroons beat the Angeli today bv the score of 4 to 0 Taylors batting was the feature of (hOj contest the manajer holding out two hits which were re- sponaibleWttjiree of the home runs Joe Cusjer Mas sent from the grounds for protesting a decision of Umpire Letchej and Manager Ouster protested the game on tho grounds that Warner belongs to the Elmlra team. Score: Brandon Winnipeg 000 000 100 000 WET WEATHER Rain prevented the game between ard Edmonton CALGARY TOKE-OFF, SEVEN IN THE FIFTH Calgary, July 17 Bromhos celebrated theii tonight with victon It wat rather a tout affair but since we beat the witgua etdel't tbat IB sufficient satisfaction. The contest couia hardly lie describ- ed as a pitchers' battle, for both 1'ntat and Collins were pdlilided pretty-bard.. It was a of the'good old-' fashioned kind, lots of hitting of running, and beet al nil, lot. of. goad, fast fielding But for one eventful.-Inning; tna fifth to be exact, thev.houort i ww'ft about evenly divided Before ton- ing it was nip andituek, after- it, it tuck and nip But la that one happj round, thanks to the of Mr Collins, our hoys aeonnwlitod seven counters, which put-ns to.'miich, in the lead that the vteltoft didn't have any more chance tftW hen- pecked husband with a suffragette better half. The: score Moose Jaw- Calgary 200 S Likes to Work His Left Jab FIXTURES AND PROSPECTIVE SCRAPS IN LIGHT DIVISION NATIONAL Boston........ 000 000 5 1 Chicago 310 000 6 0 Boston........ 9 2 Chicago 1 New York vs Cincinnati, no game on account of rain. Brooklyn vs. St. game on account of rain. Philadelphia, vs Pittsburg, wet grounds. Several good boxing matches are is vvlllm now being arranged for Labor Dav can M. and later in September, but up to date no championship affairs have been ar ranged, and doubtlesa very few of great inteiest will be staged Wolgast and Fred Velsh maj fight in Frisco and if thej do th.s wllllie a champion ship scrap as Welah can easily get down to 133 pounds.. Wolgast will win without a doubt and will then proba bli be called upon to meet Knockout Brown who is again clamoring for a chance at the cbampionsnip Brown to bet hn birthright that he o'rdlnatioh of perjury are quan titles'" negligible WILL CY VOUNO EVER QUIT Bill Dmeen former pitcher and now umplre said the .other daj that Old Cy loung would never quit pitching because his arm give way If Cj ev or quils, it will be .because his legs give way and not his arms arm of Youngs will outlast Mi legs KLINQ STILL GOOD WITH THE CUE Change of teams does not appear to be- That's ang have affected John Kllng's ability hind the billiard cue, anyway. some comfort for him. Clev eland Detroit Boston AMERICAN JOO 000 010 000 -4 200 901 7 100 001 9 Chic ago Washington 000 000 000 001 At St Louis (14 St. 302 000 100 000 17 Phila'hia 213 000 000 000 14 ......i money in a. 20 round fight He may get on with the Michigan lid toi later in the fall but will riot be better than.l to 2 when: he crawls through the ropes to face the McFailand and Mat Wells are to fight in Fnsco on September 9 the big California holidav and this mntch should be a i'pmp for the Ameri- can. Wells is a, simon pure weight with cinite a defence but has no offence' like, that of McFar land ind -vill find himself outpointed Wildcat Packey ever; round he fight U game fellow it the reports of his scrap'with Welsh can be believed, but he is; far from being of 'championship cailbre Pickey Mcrailano. is boxing better than at anj previous t'me of his caieei and may be able to demon- strate that he is a knockout fighter when he fights the Britisher, as .the American should laud his punches al- most as he wishes He has never mown much of a punch, and for this icason has not been, considered i rough and lead, fighter although Packey himself claims that ne hit as bald as anj of tnem Host of Youngsters Making Good High Up AMERICAN ASSOCIATION New York, July Spring new sensations bob up. in the big lea- jues, but usually not one in fifty lasts over a month or five weeks. But scouts verily hustled more than ever last fall, for there are nearlj ICO new comers In the.American and Nation al circuits now that appear to hive earned themselves permanent berths. Teams that didn't look anj; too pro- mising at the tail end of last season have come back this jear and are fighting for top honois, sir months ago they given a look-in foi 4lanjthing better than the second div ision I'robablj the team thit wat LULLED LAST NIGHT'S BALL GAME OFF -The baseball game between the Maroons and the M C V was called of! likt evening ow- ing to inclement weather Indianapolis Louisville Toledo Columbus Kantas City St. Paul Milwaukee Minneapolis 320 003 10 000 001 9 S 001 100 9 .020 100 10 300 002 12 100 400 100 1- 110 000 400 0- -7 10 -6 IV benefited bj recruit! waa the Chicago White Sox. Comiskey opened1 the monej bag and sent his scouts out with orders to gel stars no matter what might be the cost As a result Pint! Bodie, Roy Corhan and iimmv Callahan were induced to affix their John Hancockt to a Chicago contract While Callahan it far from a novice he did not play big league ball fo- six year., so-ho mutt come un der the new men lltt WESTFALL MAKES PROTEST P. who fought Toley at (Sweet Grass Ilil) 4th writes the Her aid to the effect that the report of the And it IB Bodie and Callahan, both of -whom are hitting over tho 300 mark, that are keeping the whttehos- aid to the effect that the report of the ltl Ulc American lei bout was not exactly true He says to -Bodie broke oil home run never bothered -him a parti- d ]as, SMBOn ln the Pa cle and w, as flpoi cd bj a hilt and was up al the count of eight. It was Implied that Weitfall Is a Jew. That nationality he disclaims. ciflo coast league, when he completed he circuit thirty times without a stop. buying jour wheel teo mj of ARROW BICYCLES MM In tht vmi Thirteenth StrttV-LelhbriiWt, Albertt only .11 my bidding To I. to Sodlt .flood Fielder Ping has developed Into a pel feet fielder, too M'hen he firut joined Ihe While Son, Man.ger Duffj ilslloncd him In right tun garden and Bodio did not took tny too good Bui Dnffy noon whal Ihe trouble and shipijcd Hodle to centre field. Since Ping h is f been making sensational catches list season hung his hat in the American association. When Frank egularity for Cailihan It nust be said that he is overv bit as fast as he was ten ago, when1 the; "handsome one nas considered i beai cat He is field ng bis position in swell fashion hit Ing like i fiend -inu getting around he bases like a ten second man There s only one tiouble with him and announced that Steinfolt was ri the market, fans the'country over oiildn't believe it. While tho veteran bird .'baseman had been showing signs of hitting the downward path nobodj know that .Chance had a youngster to ill his shoes But Chance had seen Doyle perform is ins arm Iimmj cannot throw promised that the new man would oo fir The infielders aie foiced out to be' a sensation. And Doyle ).ick out into the field to relaj has. He Is not the finished defen- man that' Steinfelt was, but he As for Corhan, let roe remark piomibp of developing into an he is everj bit is good us old Jimmy Collins. And Doyle can Long on pealing grassers at the wagon tongue to perfection. and going up in air lor line and right-hand that ire tagged nafe hits H are et.entl.lly of Ihe old )f a promising fu-hter I would him perfect himself In the me of iehl left It is the hardest ifet awai froin and bj landinij It or five times von can dlsoouiabe ioBt opponent ind lhatt tue jet will right the effectiveness of on bis best l ..d after al! 1 think it Is Ihe inff in thot prtiticHlftr 5s learned that na'uraliy someone was good enough to endow me with that ability 1 gne.. tat Ju.t "locking Itn t of much value In the rinf "or fighter who Kill and fold Lta arms ove, hi. face when thi- punches are coming seemed to un to his a lllhlect and lie Illilttratlng "There it good old left he mid If I Instructing i o "-'iT block and punrh at the time anil if you'll notice any time I block a punch mv arras are In t lion to deliver ;