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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta I Brief and Breezy THE BEST SPRING TONIC you can take is a selection from our sporting and athletic goods. With them you can gel out iu the fresh air and have the time of your life. WITH OUR SPORTING GOODS you turn work into play, exercise into pleasure. Make it a good long sea- son this year by beginning as early as possible. Come and get your out- fit today so you will be all prepared to enjoy your favorite sport 01- ended with De says James Moroner, the pitcher the Phillies got from Baltimore. Jack Thoncy is not the first major league player to injure himself troit men shooting the two-man and individual events. The fine-man teams! tounia-ment at Pittsburg last finished last night leaving only the The have in two minor classes for to-day, 'scores in the two-man events American bantam-weight title, jgvmnasium W0l.k- A few years ago Jim Kenrick, the English champion. OUo Hess was to not come-up to expectations and are met in a 20-round bout'in New Or-jshow his bcst year in fast very low, being below leans Sunday, bouts being popular his hip LQ a gymnasium in'mrks that took first place in the the Creole Citv on the Sabbath. Cou- year. The individual leader is one pin ahead of the 691 which won' in 1909. The event has been pronounced a decided success by the American bowling con- gress officials. Dayton, and never really amounted to' Ion had the better of the fight all anythinj, wilh Cleveland after that. through and had Kenrick so weak in j j. A A the 19th round that the referee stop- j Qne m'ore difficulfc lied the mill. Kenrick gave a won- can He Eats 'em Alive be derful exhibition of sameness, receiv- sport a bad beating. a patron of I Big Wrestling and Boxing THINGS ABOUT PROMINENT MEN OF THE ROPED ARENA Tourament To be. in the swim you should at with the crowd at the new Alexandra Good music from 6 to 7.30 p. m. Prices within reach of everybody. Come early if you want to get a seat. Bring your friends. Pri- vate Dinner Parties a spec- ialty. is thc oniy exception to j the rule that people who attend most porting events are being "played." s -r -r It takes a blustering braggart of a reformed boozefighter like John L. Sullivan to tell the American people about the beauties of .t. Physical indolence or pure, unadul- terated laziness has kept many a tal- ented athlete from distinguishing himself in sport. The most interesting patent litiga- tion in the sporting world is the ef- forts of the Wrights to force rival makers to recognize their rights as the first men to fly in heavier tnzu air machines. If the courts decide the Farman et.- al., models are infringements, the Dayton (Ohio) boys will control the aeroplane business. T" "Picking; winners" is such a costly pastime jthat those who follow it for a vocation usually wind up by get- their inspiration on a stone- pile or a poorhouse. T" T" Joe Kelly is trying to persui-le Willie Keelcr to sign a contrict to play with the Toronto club. Arthur Irwin will assist Manner Stallings whip thc Yankees in at Athens, Ga. u. t Rine experts estimate' that 000 will be wagered on the Jeffries- Johnson ti, Club cocktails are the prologues of! curtain lectures. Eugene Corri, 'who is regarded as best referee in England, is com- to this country to see the Jef- fries-Johnson 'contest. Jim Driscoll anti Spike Robson, ex- feathcr-wcight champion of England, iwill box for the title ,at the Nation- al Sporting Club. London, April 18. Driscoll is thc title holder. Robson not been verv active since his re- Vancouver, Mar. of.ciiils Of the Vancouver Athletic club :vre working hard to perfect rn; arrange- ments for the P.N.A. boxing an-1 wrestling championships, to he 1-flJcl at the Athletic club on.Marjh. 30 and 31. The tournament will he -A big one the largest ever attempted in the province heretofore. With seven boxing and seven wrestling champion- ships to be decided, the best array of performers will be gathered too that this city has had the privilege to see. In addition to all the old favorites in the- province, .many new fac'js will be seen in action from the ri- cinity. All the winners of the past season from along the coast will he NELSON WANTS ANOTHER CHANCE Sporting writers all over this fav- orite land are applauding Nelson for his cleanness in admitting defeat, and his desire to get another chance at Champion Wolgast. Nelson, has not sone about the country criticizing Referee Smith foi stopping the fight. He isn't accusing 'Ad of fouling. He hasn't a thing to say except "Wolgast won fairly. All I want now is a chance to get back at him. If I can do it I will win the title back again. If I can't there is noth- ing to do but fight the little fellows or stick to theatrical work, and fin- ally step out of the limelight alto- gether and run my ranch. I have no kick to make. I treated every one j on the dav of the fight. -In round fig-' ures I suppose a million dollars will be .wagered. It has taken five years to get these men together, 'but this fact is over- sliadowed when we look at the fren- '.ied finance feature. WHAT DORS KNOCKOUT MEAN? Wolgast's victory over Nelson has aroused the inevitable turmoil which follows interference the part of a -referee to save a fighter useless punishment. A number of queries have been received asking; if Wolgast knocked out Nelson. The Standard dictionary gives this definition of tfag term sent to participate in the boxin? ani -.fair, and I got the same treatment wrestling. This will be an opporum- in return." ity to see the athletes who have "come through" in the1 international contests the past winter, as they will all be here. Each club sends word WOLGAST-NELSON AGAIN Wolgast is apparently anxious to give Nelson another show. In fact Ad. will have to do this to cinch his insensible, as from a blow on the angle ot the jaws overpowering." From this definition, it is evident that a strict interpretation of the meaning of this word does not al- ways imply temporary loss of men- tal faculties; rather, it means, in a that they will send a full team, and title in the popular mind so great fight the reduction 01 an opponent to a helpless coiidi- tion, in which he is utterly unable to protect himself, as was Nelson In the Oth round of the Wolgast match. It understood, of course, that when n official intervenes to save a fight- r useless punishment the defeated is, ia the eyes of the official, elpless and overpowered and, there- ore, in the strict sense of the defini- ion, all knocked out. That's as near as one can come to iterally answering the question im- posed. As n. matter of fact, when each expects to land the majority of j the volume of criticism heard the the honors. Spokane, Seattle and ]country over. Portland are coming in force, and j Ad has started in on his two 1 will have a big word in the final dis- .months' rest. He has under advise- posing oi the gold championship med- ment about 15 theatrical offers and I als. emblematic of the championship (Understand that he has accepted one of the Pacific Northwest for one vear. jot" them. Go Young Jones, the Lightweight Invader From Montana, In the City Looking For a Match With Billy Lauder Jones' Record '.JOHNSON SELECTS HIS j COAST TRAINING CAMP The record of young Jones, of Mon- I Chicago, Mar. Johnson, jWolgast a liveiy battle for the li'ht- lana, aged 23, weight 133 thc heavyweight champion, will es- crown. Tommy is conceded to turn from Philadelphia a couple years ago. of in Lethbridge to meet Billy Lauder of tablish his training camp at MI can Calgary, or young Thompson of Na-jvjeWj San Francisco, while prepar- naimo, for thc lightweight champion-, jor encounter with James J. Jef- fries of July 4th. This is according to an announcement made yesterday ship of Canada, is as follows: K. 0., Kid Brown, 5 rounds, K. 0., J. Day, 2 Draw, Battling Benson, 15 rounds, K. 0.. Youtie; JacKson, 3 rounds. Draw, Young Kelly, 20 rounds. Lost. Kid Lewis, 20 rounds, K. 0.. Kid Berry, 8 rounds. "GOLDEN GATE" FOR BIG FIGHT Speaking of the Golden Gate, I guess the main entrance to the arena when Jim JeRries and Jack Johnson fight will be some golden all right. Every one who isn't dead knows that the heavies will fight for On top of that bulging purse we learn that ringside seats will retail at SlOi apiece. That is thc price ad- vertised, but on an auspicious occa- sion like this speculators will grab them early and hold off for and I'lll bet that sonic of those ringside seats go at apiece-on the day of the large milL The moving pictures will provide a fortune in themselves while the pos sibilities offered in subsequent theat rical work offer another comfortabl have had the better of VFolgast in a fortune. vsix-round go in Pittsburg. Whether The salary of the president of th would be able to do as well States is a piking sum com is another question, j pared with what will change hand the Harlem Harlem Tommy Anxious for a With the Champion Tommy Murphy, the favorite of! New York boxing enthusiasts, is in great form at the present time and his friends are predicting that he will annex the light-weight championship title before long. Tommy's victory over Owen Moran, the clever English boxer, last week cm the coast moved him up a round on the pugilistic lad- der. Moran claims that the decision against him was downright robbery and another bout will be thc out- come. Murphy is 'picked as one of the men who would be likely to give Ad a long course The majority of gentlemen risk their meal tickets on he chances of fighters they ought to be specific in the matter of wording their would save much quibbling over worda. Up to the 'Raferee Another angle to the situation, er- en taking the literal iwolng of a knockout to imply uiconsciousness. is this That the referee, by interfer- ing, establishes the fact that in his judgment the beaten man would soon have been rendered unconscious and that, to save him, it was necessary to stop the fight. With this in mind, the winning fi-liter is certainly entitled to a tech- nical knockout, even though none ac- occurred.__________________. bov Hi MURRAY, Prop. WATCH FOR THE C. T. EVENT M UPTON'S POOL ROOM BEST FIXTURES IN ALBERTA 4- 4- 4 t BARBER SHOP CIGARS LUNCH COUNTER Basement of the Oliver Block !by the negro i-hampion after nearly havc bccn 0[ the six-round and (every spot on thw Pacific coast, made j ordcr and he is a pretty Isome kind of an ofier in an attempt artist at these distances. jto have--him pirk thc one best place: speciaity is long bouts and he 'to no his training when he arrived in ,inqucstionably sign up for con-! 'California about the giiddlc ofsNIay. [tcsls ot- this character when ho RC ready to fight, which, he iJe-jl.i'.t kwill not be for some time yet. Like Battling Nelson he possesses wonder- ful endurance and is ar, his ;n a long-drawn-out Murphy ss ready to put up a boo {..i Sx'tOO to cinch a battle with the Cadillac star. _____ KETCHEU, HAS HARD FIGHT BEFORE HIM Memphis, Tenn., Mar. Kctchel last nigh; from Hot Springs on his way to Pittsburg to moot Jimmy Howard, undefeated .soiiShrrn middleweight, before the Memphis Athletic cluh. April tl. ABE ATTELL GOING BAD i Abo Attcll has about killed his I chances of getting another fight be- jforo n New York club. He put up a j miserable exhibition in his ficht with Frankie Neil before the Long acre club, and the fight fans have got sore .on him. For six months Abe has j been picking soft that 'he I isn't, even training. II TO-NIGHT AT 8-.30 "The Chance of a Lifetime" You'll have to hurry u you want a SEAT ;