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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lcliibridgs ftaily Herald, Satin-day, Marclt Vagei) The Showing of Jack Tail and Other Canadian Runners At the Meet In Buffalo Tait Gives Bonhag the Run Of His Life-Kerr There With the Speed PITCHING GUN FOR TRAINING. Toronto, ..March correspond- ent of the Telegram at. the 74th Reg- iment games Just held In Buffalo, de'- BCiibes the (performances of Canadian invaders: Great is the Toronto runner Jack Tait', but greater still is George Bon- hag, of New York. Both 'are faster anyone else the world ever had to show'at indoor running at their own distance. The New Yorker again showed his superiority to Jack Tait beating him by. 35 yards in their two mile race at the 74th Regiment 'hall, but he had to cut his own Indoor re- Naval Academy Tries Unique Scheme For Batting. Annapolis, March candidates at the naval aeedemy this season will try out a new pitching gun, which is expected to give them all the-preliminary training needed to face'any rival pitcher. The gun in throwing a ball from the pitcher's box the plate may be made to give a curve as wide as eight feet in any direction by a simple teg illation in the breech. The machine is the invention of one of the-nava academy olticers. It is operated wltl compressed sir. Only 15 pounds pressure b used as this -will give a speed equa to that oi the fastest pitcher. PHSTI PAPKE QUEERED HIMSELF IN FRANCE cord no less than 13 3-5 seconds to do it The time was 9.14 1-5, and Tait also ran well within the old mark. Bonhag now holds all indoor records from two to five miles. Twice 'in races with Tait, Bonhag had to break world's record at two and three miles. Was Great Race. It was a -magnificeni race and the speed was terrific. iY wasn't till the last lap that Bonhag had the race won. At that point there was ooly itle of last October, and gave the Par-j Assaults Little San McKetrick ir. aj h-ians their first view ot the slaught-j e-' of the Michigan boy by the big black. The stage was filled with pugilists when the pictures -were being shown, Cowardly Manner and Paris Soorts are Sore. RECORD OF CANADA'S PREMIER HOCKEY TEAMS WHO CLASH TO-NIGHT Ottawa And Wanderers Tie For First Place In National Hockey League-Game To-Night Decides Leadership Paris, Marcdi Papke, the Il- linois thunderbolt, who came to Paris and as many of the fighters had not seen them they were watching the with a flourish of trumpets, hailed as every move of the fighters on the can- FASCINATION OF BASEBALL Ottawas and Wanderers have come together sixteen times in the course of six playing season. Ottawa has come away with eight wins to Wan- erers eight. On goals, the team i-om the Capital has the edge, scor- ng 92 to 80. As will be noted from two hag. yards between the two. Bon- hoAvever, had the reserve, and won out by a good margin in a great sprint which Tait cot'M not respond to Tait jumped to the front at the pis- til aiid set an extremely fast pace f..r the first mile. He gave up the I'.u-ernakiug te. Bonhag In the last lap oi the opening -mile. The Toronto man trailed close, footih going at an awfu! clip for two laps, and then went away to the close lead of wo yards again for the next five circuits. Each Love for Game Makes Players and Causes Men to Devote Their Lives to It. Chicago, March players de- ight in their profession. It is a real pleasure lo find a business where ev- ery man in it is satisfied. In other walks of life, from public service to banking, you hear such expressions as It's a fearful and "Some day 1 hope to be able to take a long rest away from the office." The ball players, however, are wrapped up heart and soul in their labors. If by chance one of them leaves the same he is never satisfied unti ho is back in harness again. The fas cination, the spectacular features and tried the other out -several times, bu both had the speed and Hie stamina ard it wasn't till the final round tha Bor.bas could shake off the grea Canadian. It had to be done then! or not at all, and it was done. Goulding's New Record. G. 11. Goulding, of the Toronto Y.CVI. C. A., who won the American cham- pionship -from Sam Uebgold in a two- mile walking match at tine last set of .games at tlie 74th Armory, won again in a one-mile w-alk, a handicap, and broke "die world's -indoor record by two-fifths of a second. His time ,was G 'minutes 29 1-5 seconds. The out- door record is tf-19 3-5. -made by A. T. Yeomahs London, Bng. Freeman of the A. C. was sec- ond, and E. 'S. Whitehead, of the b'oth Regiment, who started from the 175 yard mark, third. Goulding walked outdoor, -at Winnipeg, July 15, in 15.25 1-5. Toronto Men Strong George A. -Ulster, of the Toronto Y M. C. A., started 'away with a gift o uf the ead of the season and the home r.iid home series that resulted. Last yc-ar a double schedule was played in the- E. C. H. L., and fo'ur games, be- tween the two teams was the result. Ottawa has won In Montreal on two occas'-yns, while Wanderers have won at Oitswa but once, that being in 1907 he subjoined table four matches when Hod Stuart went dhere with the vere olaved in the seasons and Wanderers and -beat 'the Ottawas 10 909. In the first instance die extra wo gamps were the result of a tie 2 ....5 7........7 11......4 5 Montreal 3 .Ottawa 2 ..Montreal 13. .8 ___4 ..Ottawa to 11. 2'J. G. 30. The record of wins and losses the world's champion at the middle- weight, will beat a hasty retreat, a dis credited persdn with his fellow Am- ericans and new found Paris admir- ers, who turned out to welcome him, sneering at the mere mention of his name. The sudden change in tlie aspect of things was brought about by a cow- ardly and unprovoked assault commit- ted by Papke on the small body of Dan .whom he laid low >vith a vicious and most cowardly blow dealt from behind on the dark- sned stage of the Theatre Fenilna he other nisht. >Papke with Willie Lewis, Harry Al Kubiak and other. American boxers were the stars at a benefit show, given In aid of the flood suf- ferers at the Theatre Feraina. The boxers gave exhibitions that-pleased immensely, and following the bouts, Mr. McKetrick who had secured a set of films of the Johnson-Ketchell bat- .12 .2 ..G .5 3......'.3 14.... 1 18___9___3 .Ottawa 12.......2 4 .Montreal I 2___-.6 .10 .Ottawa 5 j 6...___9 9 ..Montreal 1 3......S 3 .Ottawa Montreal Montreal .Ottawa .Montrea ..Ottawa 19...... 5 7 ..Montreal 80 Total ......92 The two teams have met in threpjihese were played at New York -md exhibition games, Ottawa winning one {the other at Shenbrooke, Que., in and the.other two being tied. Two of] 1908. S> BIG BOWLING TOURNAMENT AT THE HAT v.is. A number of leading Paris bus- ir.ess men were among the hundred or more persons on the stage, and Lippe auu McKetrick were explain- ing the merits of -the two fighters and the different blows to them. Lippe explained that Ketchel, de spite his still the middle weight champion, whereupon 'McKet rick told Lippe to keep quiet, as the> were advertising Papke as the cham plon over here, and not do tc boom Ketchel too much just now. Lippe got his cue, and kept, cjuie so far as the championship was con cerned, but a moment later was ex plaining the Ketchel shift, and sai that It was with this that Ketche nocked out most of his men. It was here that Papke broke in an howed himself. He had just com rom his dressing room after his e; Ubition bout, and hearing someone r nark that he had copied the Ketch hift with success, objected. In11} darkness he made for the man near- est him who happened to be little Dan McKetrick, who weighs llOlbs. allow anyone to knock me, A big bowling tournament is being arranged at Medicine 3- Hat to come off about the middle'of this month. Leth- bridge and Calgary are invit- ed to send their five and ten- pin experts. -50 yards and took Due -one-mile run 10 yards in-the very fast time of minutes, 20 3-5 seconds: 'Simpson, o will get. the 74'jh. Regiment, started from the scratch, and was nowhere at the fin- ish. Holden and Tressider, of'Toron- to, were second and third respective- ball. iy Kerr Great Shape Bobby Kerr, of -Hamilton, the Olym- pic champion, running for the Hamil- ton Tigers A. C.. made the remarkable ti-me of 10 seconds from scratch in the 100-yard dash, a feat which has never been excelled indoor. Kerr made the same time for 'the dis'tance at the Ar- mory two years ago. Joe Driscoll, of the (ioth Reginient, came to the front in the half-mile run. Two big handicapped men were sec- ond and third respectively. The sum- mary of open events in which Canad- ians competed: Hnal Kerr, Hamilton Tigers A. C. 1; F. G. John- son, N. P. A. (7Mt 2- C. F. Bolton, 74t3i R. A. A. (8% 3. Time, 10 seconds. One-mile run, A. 'Lis- ter, Toronto Y. M. C. A. (40 1; A. R. Holden, Toronto Y. M. G. A. (50 2; H. Tressider, Toronto YAM. C. A, (45 3. Time 4.20 3-5. One-mile valk, H. Goulding, Toronto 1; B. I. C. A. C. (12? yards) 2; S. Whitehead, 65th R. A A. (175 3. .Time, 6.23 1-5 (new record.) frli? nubile applause are like red win Lo a man. Kinder Jones lelt baseball with th enu of the season of HOB. Eve mce time he has been longin o "fce one of the boys again. He incls ample to do with his 'varied in- on the coast during the day- ime. One of his intimate friend-s, iowc-ver, says, that In the evening will pick up the paper and y the done and .will sigh for the l old days when he was leading the White Sox to victory or to de- feat, as the case miglit be. Innum- erable cases like this might be cited This love, for the .game among_the players is what makes it, honest. There I-s no. sport in tihe world more-difficult to "make crook ed" 'than baseball. if only one or two or five men were engaged and a the head dishonest methods could.be employed. This is impossible in has ball. There are too.many -involved too many-who delight in tlie pastime Each player wants to be a Ty Gobi or Hans Wagner. He realizes tha the better he plays the more valuable New York Fans Think They Would Be Out Of the Running Withou Their Great Batter, Mike Donlin he will be and the greater sa-larv he! Therefore, he puts every! ounce of strength into his hitting and takes innumerable chances of get ting hurt just to catch a difficult flv k a grand thing for the nation- al game that its absolute honesty is certain. Nobody realizes the truth of til Coming Back To Life Long distance running is once -more coming to the fore. Last week's 10-i mile race in Madison Square Gardens, New York, put the sport on i'ts feet. Several more 'big racing feats are planned for the future. The next event on the program will be a race in iMadison Square Gardens on St. Patrick's eve, -March 1G, or on St. Patrick's night. That race will lead up to another Marathon Der- by, which will be held on the Polo rounds early .in April. The Poflok- 'owers combination will promote the (fair, and arrangements are being mf.de to get the world's greatest dis- tance runners -In action. The pro- moters have not decided on'the Dis- tance for the St. Patrick's day race. At Shrubb and Meadows, winner of the recent .15-mile race would like to have a 12-mile race put on. 'Crowley, I.jungstrom, Holmer, Akoose and the others would prefer a 20-mile affair. In all probability the distance will be 20 miles. In conjunction with the distance affair it is possible that Law- son Robertson and Nat Cartmell will meet in two match heats at 130 and DON'T GO HUNTING round for a plade where you can get eliable sporting'goods. Come right ere and you can get what you want ,'ith your eyes shut. OUR SPORTING GOODS ARE THE KIND ,hat real sportsmen tie to. They are he kind that are meant for and will stand hard service. They are not made in toy factories, but. are sportsmen themselves. the use of further hunting when you can get so well suited here? The Lethbridge Sporting Goods Co. PHONE 1032 412 ROUND ST t Brief and Breezy t There will be au'ccean Dan. I'am .the middleweight cham- 'race from Havana to' Atlantic City this pion; and'don't copy anyone's Papke said, and before iMcKetrlck could explain that 'he had not said a work, Papke let go a terrific left- hander which landed on' McKetrick'-s cheek and knocked him' out, cutting an ugly gash which required four stitches. McKetirick sank uncon- scious to the floor, and (before the others could realize it, Papke crept away, in the darkness. indigna- tion of the other pugilists knew no bounds and in groups they began to search for Papke, vowing to give for his cow- summer. The contests will" bring the craft home after .tine "Philadelphia to" .Havana-race'. -ends.1 (The Seaside Vt-.cht Club of ''Atlantic 'City foas: of fered a ?500 cuj> as a trophy. There is talk of matching Pal Moore against Abe Attell, but it -is probable him a sound trouncin :trdly deed. The officials of the Scie Societe de! _ Propagation de la Box, who brought P.ittsburg fans> Papke to France, are in a high state of .indignation, and at a meeting will probably excelled his engagement. In. the meantime they insist that McKet- such -'hard game right away. Pal is still a 'bantam- while Attell is king of the feather weights. Moore is a won- derful youngster, 'but his -managers are advised to" go a -little 'slow 'in sending their protege out of Ms class just now. rick. bring action against- tlie figlifter, and things -may go very badly for here. New York Giants Got After the Pennant tiiey hive full confidence in tbe: judgment of 3J: n- sger Fred Clarke, think the Pii'ite such a hurry to get rlf1, of Victor Willis, who was sold, to the St. Louis Cardinals. The sale of Wdllis, ac- cording to the enthusiasts, should not have been consummated until Howard Camnitz was signed. M the Kentuck-, an continue to hold out, the fans think, the oldest umpire In the parent league. Emslie spends all the winter men- ness, as well as his demeanor both on McGraw is deeply anxious to secure a good first baseman. Fred Tenney is going back, while Merkle has not ar- rived at the stage where he be- ing the trip. Jeff and Frank woulu gage in a tugging match in the big fellow's room in 'in" the theatre advance of the performance. Gotch never had a chance .with him unless resorting to out and out Tvrest- ling. Then he knew too much for Jeff and wduld get the better of him. OLhewise Jim would toss him about pretty much as he pleased. "I cannot see this Johnson person. Who is he, anyhow? He made his reputation fighting- two little fellows, Tommy Burns and Stanley Ketchell, come a fixture at the initial bag- There is talK of Tim Jordan, of t Brooklyns.-filling this position for Me- Graw. He would fit in well. Harry McCormick, the outfielder, will be missing this year. >Harry has decid- ed not to lay the coming season. i McGraw has made practically no trade this summer. That he will be found with a first class THE LETHBRIDGE W- i? a certainty. There are no wiser heads the game to-day than the scrappy leader of the Giants. the best citizens. Last spring, prior to his departure to start his twenty- first year as an umpire, he was pre- sented with a handsoaie diamond ring by his local friends. Incidentally it may be said that Emslie while always courteous and sociable, is one of the hardest men In the world to interview. He Is distinctly averse to airing bis views NEW BOWLING RECORD. Detroit. March new high score was made in the individual event in international bowling tournament when A. Johnson, of Minneapolis, (US, toppig the mark set by on baseball maters, but when he MiMer of p express an opinion it is usually right.! by pins. tlie Interstate League, but, owing to 'ie ha-" slnce remained. the splendid showing made, he did During his stay in the National CONDEMN POLO GROUNDS New York. March Giants lose their park, the Manhattan New, clean, up to date. All white help. not remain long in Camden. The same gue Kmslie has become recognized company having started con- year witnessed his transfer to the; one of the best umpires in the c. proceedings in the slip- Baltimore club of the American has cailcd on to court. The suit is instituted 4- MH M- -fjciation, a berth he held till July. iSRfiJsomn of the most important 1 Harriot L. Coovan and othes "Hob's" nrm at this time went to the year after year. There is no ump'-e aid contemplates taking in not only bad and he was released, but a few Jin the major leagues who Is so h'rHyjf-? polo grounds, but additional pro- weeks" rest him in shape again, i regarded by the members o? theil-oity on both sides for elevated rail- and before the season had closed he i teams and the fans. Hi-s abso'.ute tair-'road purposes. u-lled in this event, C. A. Cole, of Min- neapolis, getting 602: A. Enderlin, of St. Paul, 600; R. W. Withey, of St, Paul, 590: and K. W. Russell, of St. Paul, 587. 1 Good menu. Quick service. Next THE C. T. EVEXT Arlington Hotel Orders for draying left here will receive prompt attention. ;