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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta TCBSDAT, .TONE 3, IB13I THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY. HERALD PAGE THREM MIMMY PUGILIST, STARTS F1BE ON AMERICAN LINER Now Vorl, June Barry, Uie Chicago heavyweight fighter who went to England 111 quest of fistic engagements, sot firu to tho Ameri- can liner New York, Baity., to tho ship's of-- floors, is a cocoiuo ucnd, uml Ircow- Jng he couM not obtain tho drug at tan, nipped his coat and waistcoat in cocaine before ho started In Mio .teerago from Liverpool, so tho ef- fiuvta woiM satisfy his cravings for a wocli. Ou the vessel Barry told a (elloiv passenger tfoat lie had lost hlH flght with Bandsman Kico because ho .was full of dope. Tho Ikst day out Harry became Tio- and doctor ordered him cori- Jlneu in a hospital cell on the salnon dick. A guard was utationcd to poop uwnilimulif Fiirry through a hold In tho door. The heavyweight, ttvcrpowored hy bis dopotl coat and waistcoat, be- came so violent ttrat he wrenched his bunk from the bulkhead, smashed his iron waflhsland, tore his bed piec- es anil broke the meager furniture. STARTS A FIHE [n searching for his clothing when lie had been locked up, matches ap- parently were overlooked, for he rip- ped open his pi] low and touched a match to the ftathna, which made a smadgo and a lively blaze, Kcorchlng 'ho woodwork. The senti- nel smelt the.sraovc arid oxtyineuished the lihizt. Chief Officer wan summoned. "What do you mean, Barry in- quired Mr. Turner, "by setting fire to ship 7 Do jwi want to bum up all theto women and children and jrdureelf 7" Barry, "nut I want inoro attention." He was tucned to a Rovorn.- tneot dooior. Tne baseball clash of the season the bulletin boards to take place at the aiAtefiic. park tonight. Knox vwVorsus North Lothbridge. Ivnoi: haa a icore to wipe out and they have liwn tuning up for tho fray. On tho other banil ttn Noitteide nine do not used mueli taining up. They are In ftno bcsfc of trim and as good as tho Ruffle boys might consider .thtniaelvw tiiey fall to throw a into tilfl league leaders re- specting Issue tonliht. However, a cUrhifo has been reached and nobh ieaBis will be out tp Vvtu with might and main and the fans can go to the park tonight with evory expectation .to see a rattling ILua Contest. Tho game is timed to commence at 6.45. LOOK HERE CALLIE3 fOtt THURSDAY Tho line-ip at the Callles for their KiinB Thursday night at the Ball park North Ltthbridge, will be as jtoHows; Mclntyre; McMillan and Eastou; Brcnnan, Cameron Clark; Knight, Bell, Eanuar, W. Llnnlng and H, Lta- fcfngi Reserve; McGinnei. Players to strip at the Ball Park at. sharp, oLOriELD TO (JET NEW RACER FROM FRANCE Ind., 'June Oldfleld does' not intend to lose gut on. anothar- 500-mile race, if ho can hnlp It. He announced today that he haxl hought for a French racer. H won't arrive for aome time, for it must he hoxed In Paris and ilhlppcd Trtu Bordeaux. It will he too iHto the Chicago race, hut will b" raaly for the Detroit con- tai BUM? FORMER STAR OF1 ATHLETICS MAKES GOOD ONCE MORE New York, ".June Up out of the misty murk of onlivlon emerges one Jack Coombs, former world's series stur and long the mainstay of the great pitching staff, la their palmy days. With Hqulro Bblwts' Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers, ably man- aged by Wilbert Robinson, Coombs Is once more battling his war over the rough roads that to tame and glorlr, Seleftseri outright by the and generally regarded as being one oi boBEhafl'P boras" the "Iron Mmi" of otiiifr days has flashed a tirilhd of twirling in tho ivalianal league tills season that bids fair to nut him at or near the tor of tho afouM's winning hurlers. Kobinson has seni him lo tire mound several eB tilis spring and to date the ex- Watic has turned in more victor- ies than doieats. His victories have beeii hard von battles, too, his team- mates making but tree anil thruo runs MRS FOR 1 WEST MORRIS WILLIAMS TO CAPTAIN TEAM SELECTED TO GO TO PANAMA FAIR Now York, Jiuie tour east- ern states tonuis players who will compete for the Panama-Pacific championship at San ITianoisco were named today. R. Morris Williams II. ot Philadelphia will captain the team. Watson M. Washhutti, Now York', George, M. Church, Englowood, N.J., and IJoan Mathcy, Crawford, N. are the otbcr members of tho quar- tette which waa selected hy K. Wrcnn, George T. Ade and Hilary W. Slooum members of the United States National Lawn Tennis asso- ciation. The fitst two named are Harvard men, and Church and Math- ey ate of Princeton. Williams heat Maurice E, McLough 1U1 for the national ohamptouship at Newport last August, A month later plUii'ch teat Williams (of. the natlon- inteojcjlegiaie honors. Church waa faulted number 7 in tho singles and Wasuburn number 0, Tho latter 1ms wort several of, the minor, champlon- shihs' ef the east. Church and Mathey the pair for the doubles, as they stolid for challengers tot the nation- al championship to McLoughlin and Uiuiny last year, The Vanaiiuv-PacMc matches, which to be played on asphalt courts, begin no July 10, At the end of the Panama-Pacific contests there will be east Versus west matches, four sin- "leB hud two doubles, Ketf tournament dates wore an- nounced by the committee, including: iJMlv 3Gj Oregon state championship at llultuomah Amateur Athletic club, I'bfUaud, Ore, JIMTHORPE The famom Indian ball nlaycr. and MwiaKer L. Wiltse, ot the Jersey City International club. are from the Nen' York Gianls. BUSEBAIL NATIONAL w. i Chlcagu........ 24 Philadelphia Boston..... Brooklyn St. Urals Cincinnati Now York 28 21 21 22 20 17 16 Pliiladclphia 3 St. Louis 1 Ilixey and Burns Robinson, due, Sailed and Suyder. 1 P.C. .580 .548 .500 .488 .430 .432 9 3 1 .'i Per- IHLY11FICE TEAM MUST FORK OVER OUP TO OALQAKY CHINOOOK3 Tomato, Ont, Juno chairman or tho board of Muun Cup trustees IB for lits deioenl on the Vancouver Aihictio club tenrn, preaont holders of UJD trujjliy. He wrtl leave about the middle uf ihe month Brooklyn Pittsburg li U 0. Coombs and ilcCarty Adams and Gibson. j AMERICAN Detroit...... Chicago.. Boston..... New York- Washington Cleveland St. LO.UIB Philadelphia Detroit New York 30 18 IS 18 15 23 25 30 P.O. .638 .822 .595 .476 .474 .439 .419 .333 Covaleski and McKee Keating arid Nunamaker. Chicago 0 1 1 Boston .........._..................... 3 4 J Faber and Schalk Wood and Tho- mas. St. l.ouis 12 0 Philadelphia .170 James and Scvoroid Shawkey, W. Davis and Lapp. the Pacific Court, am! will, It ne- cesBary, take the caao before the courts In lui effort to have the trophy turned over to the Calgary ChinookB, to which club it was awarded last year. Lally has completed hit campaign in Ontario, and is now resting up pre- paratory 1C hie 1oiig Journey across the continent. While in the west ho will many polnu and has been asked to address school lacrosse asso- ilatlons in Manitoba; Saskatchewan and Alberta. He IB confident that no difficulty ill be encountered in bringing about an amicable Battlement of the Mann Cup dispute. The cup, be says, be- longs to Calgary, and it will be ne- cessary for Vancouver to turn it over to him' whqn h% reaches the coait city. Cleveland 3 Washington.......................... 6 Morton, Coombs and O'Neil ler and Gallia and Henry. FEDERAL Kansas City Pittsburg Newark Chicago Brooklyn St. Louis Baltimore Buffalo 23 24 L'3 21 17 16 19 19 19 22 21 20 9. 3 10 2 Boeh- P.C, .575 .568 .56S .522 .512 .405 .348 Baltimore............................ 352 Brooklyn 4 10 0 Second Baltimore 242 Brooklyn 3 S -2 Bender and Owens Marion and Land. St. Louis 050 Kansas City 140 Davenport and Hartley Packard and Easterly. No other games scheduled. INTERNATIONAL W. L. Buffalo........ 17 11 Richmond 18 15 Rochester 17 15 Montreal........ IS 17 16 14 Toronto 18 IS Jersey City...... 14 19 Newark 12 19 P.C. .607 .646 .631 Jersey City Newark Montreal 2 Buffalo .1 Richmond........................................ 3 Toronto Ii Rochester 3 AM. ASSOCIATION Minneapolis 4 Louisville 3 Kansas City ...................................10 Indianapolis NORTHWESTERN Seattle 0 Vancouver Aberdeen SHRUGRUE WILL RETURN TO RING New York, N.Y., June Shugrue announces that he hones to be able to re-enter the ring by early September. has regained the sight of one eye and the other Is coming around nicely. It may be. that he will have, to .undergo nn operation before ita.ttaina its normal again, but this, point has not been definitely decided. Warming Up New York is going slightly bugs over bicycle racing One of these times .some of'the Old Country'fair razzera will invade Broadway with''a braced spindle and give .that old town Cue greatest enjoyment it's had since the six-day race closed. .Any sort'Qf a scheme .with grogaiis on well in Manhattan. They've raised the Jones, hqweVdr, rgm ratio minute. .imn.rf'i'rjs. JOB LALLY Prohibitionists at Cardston Organize 'CartiHtoii, June eywiiug un- der ttie supiirviftion ol K. It. Forres- ter, lecturer for prohibition, !iu or- giiuiKutfou was cft'ccled of workers for the temperance cause lor 'the Oardston constituency. Perhaps u hundred were pa-neat at the meeting which was held iu the assembly hall ul 8 o'clock. After u. brief summing up of the situation by Mr. Forrester, and the answering of queutioiifi, were proceeded willt. Tlie elecl-ioiiK resulted an followH, acclamation be- ing the cane iu every iitutauce I're- sitlunt, Martin Wooll, M. 1'. P.; vice- pros., 15. N. Marker secretary, .J. i. Card executive, H, Macintosh, .1. A. Hammer, M. A. Coombs, J. F. Parrish, J. C. Cahoon, Sterling liams and S. Dawson. In a brief speech at the cioye Pres. Woolf oxprc-sscti his intention of working continuously for the cause untii the finish of the eampaitpi, aud thai be fully expected to nee from 80 to per cent, of the voters of .thlB constituency cast their ballots I for prohibition. He concluded by rc- futing several mis-statements which i had been made in paid advertisements which had been inserted m several newspapers by the liquor advocates. I Last evening the Latter Day Saints service in the large tabernacle was placed at the disposal of Mr, For- rester, who delivered a forceful lec- ture in favor ol his cause. j The heads of the three churches in Cardston were appointed executive members oK-olficio. They are Fres. E. J. Wood, of the Mormon church Rev. Canon Mowat, Anglican, and Rer. Cameron, Presbyterian. All go on record as being hearty supporters of prohibition. FAILURE OF TO WW1 AS FOOTL1GHT PERFORMER HE DOES NOT TENTION COMMAND AT- OF PEOPLE New can fool some of the people some of the time, but you can't know the rest. Mr. Public is a patient personage, and will.swallow much before'complaining. When the complaint is entered, there's lio doubt about its sincerity. For a score of years massive Inilks of humanity, whose main claim to fame was a rather freakish physical construction and ability to mow down other giant hulks with their fists, have preyed upon the good nature and incjuisitiveness of the public by for- saking their usual Hno of activity, and posing as actors, or, rather, stage at- tractions. The public's inquisitiveness enabled thorn to get away with, it, and gather .in much coin under false pretences. Meant Stage Career "Victory in a heavyweight champion- ship bout meant merely the beginning of a stage career, and the desertion, of the fistic ranks for a lengthy per- iod. Why anyone, should have paid good money to see Jim Jeffries or Jim Corbett or Jack Johnson punch a bag and show some shadow boxing and make a ridiculous speech on the stage is beyond us, but they did. The ring is the place for the boxer to show his stage is not. There is no doubt about that. Having gently submitted to being bunkoed in the past the public has finally reformed. No Drawing Card Jess Willard Isn't the howling suc- cess on the stage that his predeces- sors were. Failure of the people to flock into theatres where Jess per- formed has forced the conqueror of Johnson to try a-new scheme to get that million-dollar- bank account, which his backers declared he would get on the stage following a victory over Johnson. Willard has been forced to join a wild-west show. Perhaps he will have greater success there. Perhaps ho will not. It would be better for his chosen profession if he were forced to abandon that work, too. When the fans reform completely and insist on paying money to cham- pions only when those champions box, then, and only then, will we have a better grade of heavyweight titie-nold- Match Him With Coffey In .fact, it seeing now that Willard" will soon be forced to accept a match and defend his crown. It will be a matter of only a short time, unless the signs are misleading, when he will fail to be an attraction, even with the wild west show. That will mean the arrangement of a bout with Jim Coffey or some other of the big fel- lows, and the return of interest in Willard. As a final word, it should, be roen- tloned :thaf Willard is not to blame for the system he ii pursuing. .He has expressed himaalf in favar of de- serting tlie 'stage and ongaglBg him- self for, a. bout. His manager. Tom _ to listen to ent. Kentkhmen Hold Annual Meeting The annual meeting of the Leth- bridge Kentish association was held last night in St. Mary's hall. Pros. E. Hagell occupied the chair, and a large number ol members were pres- t. The annual reports of the president and secretary-treasurer were read, the former reviewing the .work of the past year and proving by the many kindly acts of the members for those less fortunate, the justification of its existence. The financial report of the secretan'-treasurer was the best yet in the history of the asso- ciation, despite the lack of employ- ment among members, and the fact that several grants had been made for charitable purposes. The present actual membership is 66, and several new members were proposed last night. This, with a satisfactory bal- ance in the bank, makes prospects look rosy for the association. The election of officers resulted as follows Hon. Pres., E. Hagell Pre- S. T. I'etts 1st vice-pres., i C. Wakelin 2nd vice-pres., A. White- head sec.-treas.j F. T. Robins au- ditors, P. Miles, A. Knowlden ecutive, E. Rossiter, F. Smead, W. Hawkins, T. Turner, H. King, J. Hooker, sr.; social committee, S. Doe E. Dunk, J. Uuss, W. Knowl- den, C. Doe, F. Mies. It was decided to send cigarettes to the brethren now on the battle- fields and those in hospitals. A hearty vote of thanks was ac- corded the secretary-treasurer for his work since the formation of the as- sociation, and short speeches Here made by the officers elected, all bear- ing on "the good times enjoyed by being and the excellent prospects for the future. A splendid program of song and story was carried out after the close of the meeting, refreshments -were served as is usual, and the national anthem concluded one of the -best meetings yet held. The Merchants Bank of Canada Statement of Liabilities and Auets at 30th April, 1915. LIABILITIES. 175.710.00 I. To the Shareholdwi. Capital Stock paid in.............................. Rest or Reserve I'1 mid.............................. Dividends declared and unpaid..................... Ualaucu of Profits as per Profit and Loss Account.... 2. To the Public. Notes of the Hank in Deposits not bearing interest Deposits bearing interest (including interest accrued lo oity of statement) Balances