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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 1945 ON A wtth LOBIMEK FENWICK FORMER WORLD CHAMP DEAD We didn't do much over the! weekend except, toddle to Waterton where we basked like a playf ui nsn for three very delightful days. The only exercise we got. except for the Mart Kennev oance on sjatur- day night, was "in the match we played with "Byron" Holt in the Eaton-Herald tournament which was played over the sporty course Sundav afternoon. We are not going to "give Byron any satis- faction so we won't again mention _, At any rate the Herald managed to sneak out a win over the Eaton mob and were awarded the trophy alter all the bickering was over Upstanding for the paper- boys was Editor Long, who fought, a gallant but losing fight against, Manager Davis. Both, however, re- covered in time to give vent to a couple of very snappy speeches. In case vou intend visiting Water- ton this summer we might tell you ihat the golf course is in excellent shape. Although only nine holes are now being used we were given to understand that the new outside nine will be ready for use by July 1 and that all the holes will have grass greens. Next year they, hope to put grass greens on the inside nine. f f We also noticed that the tennis courts are ia excellent shape and that there are more riding horses tnan ever padding through the towusite. The lake fishermen re- port that the big ones are biting ES keenly as ever; in face two nine- teen pounders were hauled in the other day by a party headed by A. G Baalim! So vou can see that no matter what your interests in sports you can find something to co in Wattrton. Milk River Wins in Shady Nook Sports WARNER (HNS) The track meet held at Shady Nook on Wed- nesday was carried out in spite of a rain that held up the sports a short time. A number took picnic lunches and- enjoved watching the different resulting in Milk River winning first, Warner second, CQUIIS third and Wrentham fourth. VANCOUVER DOG CHOSEN AS BEST IN SHOW AT TEG WINNIPEG, June English Setter. Freckles of Julna, owned by Dr. W. J. Sturdy of Van- couver, was judged best dog in the annual show of the greater Winni- peg Kennel Club last night- The handled by Vic Williams of Vancouver, was chosen best of breed, best in the sporting group and best in the show. ers' Lead Reduced HERALD SPORTS S ELEVEN Gracic to Coach Soccer Room and Board by JACK JOHXSOX RA1EIGH. X.C.. June Jack Johnson, former heavyweight champion of the world, died in hos- pital here of injuries he suffered in an automobile accident near Franklinton. N.C.. Monday. The 68-year-old negro died from internal injuries and -ihock. Johnson vas reported to have lost control of the big automobile he was drivingr. causing it to crash into a light nole and overturn. Fred L. Scott, a negro, riding trith him. was slightly injured. Johnson won the heavyvreighs championship in 1908 at Sidney, Australia, when he scored a tech- nical knockout orer Tommy Bums of Hanover, Out. in the 14th round. The Galveston. Tex., native, chris- tened John Arthur Johnson, thus became the first negro heavyweight champion in history. After holding the title for seven rears, during which he defended his crown against many challengers including ex-champion Jim Jeffries. Johnson was defeated by Jess Wil- lard in Havana. April 5, 1915. REGARDED TORONTO. June of managing Jack Johnson when he was in his prime were recalled tonight by Thomas Flanagan, genial Irish sportsman, when he learned of the death of the former world heavyweight boxing champion. "He was as decent a fellow as 'ever lived." recalled Hanagan, -who makes his home here. "The cause of all his trouble was his licking a white man." It was just Diior to Johnson's vic- tory over Jim" Jefferies in 1910 that Flanagan met Johnson in New Tork and the two became fast friends. The next few years saw Flanagan in Johnson's corner when- ever he fought in defence of his title and Tlanagan was still man- ager when the negro fighter was defeated bv Jess Willard in Havana in 1915. It VM recently stated that the 10-acre athletic" grounds -aili definitely be sold to the Taber School Division as site of its Central High School and grounds. As construction ex- pecsed next. year, a sew location lor Edinburgh Selected Elevea 3. As- i the Taber SJaaipede is be- ton Villa 3. ing sought. Cranbrook Kimberley B.all Teams Win Crasv- i brook High School eked out a 5-4 j win over fiernje Teenscwaers and. Kiasberley Globetrotters go: an 8-4 win over Cranbrook Sawmills in a Sunday inter-town double header j j here. Teenrowners led 3-1 to :he fourUi inning when High School hit seven singles for four runs in she lower fourth, after which thev hit; i onlv once. Teentowners started the i ninth with a run had a man on base before the putout. Globe- trotters. sunjEiertisne Dynamiters.; pulled up to a 4-4 tie in "the upper sixth and two subsequent heaters i and smart singles diti the res'. Baseball National League DANNY LITWHILER SOLD TO BOSTON' BRAVES ST. LODIS. June fielder Danny Litwhiler of the St.; Louis Cardinals has been sold to j rec'or of the American Guild, declared Monday Pitts- burgh Pirates' management had. in effect, formed a company union in k- Bostori 10. Pittsburgh 5. Brooklyn 2. Louis 3. the Boston Braves, club owner Sam CHOQtrETTE WILL Breadon said Sunday. He did not j RCFFRKE DAVIS cri disclose tile amount involved. "THAT REMINDS MC PAL HOLLOW GROUND 'auocs IN THE RAZOR." SUNDAY GAMES New York 1-1, Pittsburgh 2-5. Philadelphia 1-3. St. Louis 9-1. Boston 10-0. Cincinnati 3-1. Brooklyn 6, Chicago REFEREE DAVIS CITP TIE MONTREAL, June Leo i Choquette of Montreal has been ap- MITRPHY COMPANY pointed official referee for ihe Davis UNION FORMED FOR PIRATES I cup tie next week between Canada I PITTSBURGH, June j and Mexico. C. W. Leslie, it was I Robert Murphy, labor relations di-j announced Friday night. I For a slick chin switch to PAL HOLLOW blade with the feather-touch. Flexible edge skims over your face, shaves clean without bearing covra. Rust-resistant PALS dry themselves, keep their edge longer. Ask for new PAL HOLLOW GBOUNTJ for lOc. 10 for 25c. 50 for SI. At al! good stores. Chic Registered C-S. Patens, OfScs THERE IS NO OTHER TOIACCO JUST LIKE OLD CHUM The Tobacco of Quality -CANADA'S OttGINAl AtOMATIC HPI TOBACCO Warner Wins First League Ball Game (HNS) The first i game of the Southern Alberta Base- ball League took place ia Warner on Sunday. June 2nd. at 3 o'clock. Magraih the visiting team. Jay Whitney on the mouna ior Warner gave u? two hits ana got seven strikeouts. Magrath used two pitcners. vv. Farchuk and J. Blumell. -arno.gave up three hits and struck out six batters, resulting in score of 5-0 shut-out in favor of Warner. The large crowd in attendance showed the enthusiasm teh com- miinitv has for the return of base- ball. "__________________ BKTJCE WOODCOCK TO MEET SWEDISH CBLAMP j STOCKHOLM, June j Woodcock, British empire heawweight champion, will meet Olle" Tandberg, Swedish heavy- weight champion, at Doacaster, Ensland. Sept. 12. Leo Homestead, Tandberg's manager said Friday upon his arrival after a visit; to London. SATURDAY GAMES Boston 2, Cincinnati 4. Brookiyn 0. Chicago 2. New York 5. Pittsburgh 3. Philadelphia 0. Sc. Louis American League MONDAY GAMES Detroit 11, New York 3. Cleveland 3. Boston 6. Chicago 3. Philadelphia 1. St. Louis 2, Washington 1. SUNDAY GAMES Detroit 1-5. Boston 7-11. Cleveland S-4. Tork 5-7. Chicago 1-3- Washington 7-1. St. Louis 6-4, Philadelphia 2-8. PODOLOFF AGAIN HEADS AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGtJE NEW YORK, June Foaoloff of New Haven, Conn., was re-elected Dresident of the Ameri- can Hockey league here Friday at a meeting which heard the an- nouncement that Philadelphia would return to tine circuit after an ab- sence of three years. MAGGIO SOLD TO SAN FKANCISCO SEALS PITTSBURGH. June Manager Mel Ott of the JTew York Giants Fridav night announced ihe j sale of outfielder Vince Di Maggio to the San Francisco Seals of tae Paci2c Coas; League. The eldest of the three Oi Maggios was in bis 10th season of major league base- ball. C4STItLOTJX DRAWS WITH FORMER SPARRING MATE June a bout thai hit a reaiiy fast pace only in the final round. Dave Castilloux, Canadian champion, fought a 10-round draw last night, Gus Mell. a fellow Mor-trealer and the champ's onetime sparring partner, before more than fans. SATCRDAY GAMES Detroit Boston 15. Cleveland 2, Neisr Ycrfe 1. St. Lotlis 3, Philadelphia 9. Chicago 5-5. Washington 7-7. International MOXDAY GA3IES BuSaio 11. 3altimorR 5. Montreal 15, Jersey City 5. Rochester 1, Newark 3. Toronto 11, Syracuse 6. SUNDAY GAMES Montreal 25-5. Jersey City Buffalo 2-0. Baltimore 9-6. Toronto 2-3, Newark 11-4. Rochester 5-9, Syracuse 10-8. SATURDAY GAMES Montreal 10. Baltimore 6. Toronto 8. Newark 5. Buffalo 0. Jersey City 2. Rochester at Syracuse, rain. American Assn. MONDAY GAMES Louisville 4. Inoianapolis 2. Kansas City 6. Milwaukee 4- TALK TO HIM. MXJ FCf> THESES A MAN AT fHE OOCR TO SSE -ES SEULJNG DONALD Walt Disney Registered TLS. Patens Office DUCK'S CLEANING tTL Al Capp SCNDAY GAMES Toledo 1-5. Minneapolis 4-5. Louisrille 1-5. St. Paul 3-6. Columbus 3-12. Kansas City 9-2. Indianapolis 1-7. Milwaukee 4-4. SATURDAY GAMES Toledo 7. Minneapolis 12. Louisville 11- St. Paul 5. Indianapolis 3. Milwaukee 4. Columbus 3. Kansas City 0. ADA MACKENZIE WINS ONTARIO GOLF TITLE TORONTO. June Aoa Mackenzie of Toronto on Friday won her seventh Ontario ladies" chaznaionship by defeating Mrs. Cecil" Gooderham. Toronto, seven and five. Miss Mackenzie was de- fending the title she won in 1939. the last year the tournament was played. Dft.CHASES Paradol Pacific Coast SUNDAY GAMES Seattle 5-4, San Diego 7-5. Portland 1-3, Sacramento 1-5. Oakland 5-1. San Francisco 0-2. Hollywood 3, Los Angeles 5. SATURDAY GAMES Oakland 4, San Francisco 1. Hollywood 5, Los Angeles 6. Portland 3. Sacramento 2. Seartle 4. San Diego 5. COMBINED JTJNIOR HOCKEY CLUB NAMED "PATRICIAS" RDGIJJA. June name famous in hockey circles in the and given Friday to the club formed from the merger and Com- mandos and Abbotts. Regina's junior hockey teams. SPLIT DOUBLE-HEADER MANYBERRIES OU BRAVEST BOY !N AU_ SLOBBOVIA-BUT THJS IS TOO DANGEROUS. :VEN FOR YOU.V REALLY NOT SO BAD.r-SHi. OVER-RATED.? NOT FRIC5HTEN ONE err.'. YOU HAM WMITt? MV SON 3EFCRE GiV WADD'.MG BRICK BRADFORD-And the Wifch Doctor of W By WILUAM RITT and CLARENCE GRAY KEEP THE CONTROLS, SANDY- HEY- I'VE SOT SOMETHING I'M GOING TO TRY TO PiCK UP i ITS A MESSAGE TO ANOTHER SOMETHING ON THE MI-WAVES; RADIO. AT THAT MOMENT, LYING SOME IOQ MILES TO THE NC2TH AND DlRECTiY 'N THE PATH CF BOCK'S PLAHs. THE CAKRiSR 1HTO WIND TO LAUNCH HER PLANES BRICK BRADFQRD-And the Witch Doctor oFWanchi 6y and OARSNCE GRAY SANDY, SOMEONE KEEPS MENTIONING A JET PLANE WWCH MOST Be IKTEECEPTEO.' 5'M GOING TO TRY TO TALK TO THEM AND IDENTIFY OURSELVES. R1SHT.' AND WE'D BETTEK GET BUSY BEFORE WE'RE SHOT DOWNJ BRICK BRADFORD. F2CM JET CARSIE WE ARE AMES'.CAHS ACKNOWLEDGE, lEWSPAPERr ;