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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX IHBKI1M, K UAIJUY HERALD California, Last Stronghold of j Sure to Succumb in Near Future Boxing New York, April Puritan- ic wave of reform that has been sloKly- but surelj' sweeping across this great, free 'and 'independent coun- tiy of ours, has- at. last washed the sand-covered siicrvs of good old Cali- fornia. Boxing' within lie'r boundaries is doomed. The only" state where the boxin game has- been 'left unmolested, wit 'the exception oi Nevada, is toda stirred up to a high pitch of agita tion over the fact that the reformer have taken possession of the capito at and 'declare 'that th year 1914 will see the last days o tthe twenty-round bout. The of ite finish fights iha' have made the state famous bered. Before the new year the lasl championship battle will have been fought Tlis fits t wreck that these erusad ers have left in their wake are the resorts of the famous bid Earbary Coast. Not satisfied -with their work in. putt-ing an end -to these -resorts -oi amusement, they have trained their guns on the clubs oi San Los. iVefnoa, Stockton, Sacramento and .the famous Void Point Richmond Ar- ena and before they have Completed their, ha so-called reformatio ..he ig game California to such an exteat'that to re-establish it on its same fecund bas- is will be practically out of the ques- tion. Aside from the'thousands of dollars invested in fight arenas that will bi. -lost, the crowds that" have, flocked into the big cities oi .the coast seek- ing amusement will turn their atten- tion in. other directions. The people of; California will be the losers by long oritJs- ?fo state, in the; unicu has contri- buted so plentifully to 'the lighting Wjbrld as California, P. C. LIVINGSTON A nihve of Yancaurei and the onl> Canadian n famous Cambridge team wSiich beat Oxford crew ia the annual races. Livingston is .an all round athlete, and is ..well known fi all lines of athletics in England; rowed third la the 'teain. NATIONAL St. Louis............ 05 Chicago............... 7 13 Salee, Hopper and Wingo; Chene> aiid Sresnahau. Rain. New York-Boston: Rain. Clnclmiati-Pittsburs: Hain. Chicago..' 4 1 1 Detroit.............. o 7 3 Beuz anil Schalk; Hall. Dauss. Cov elaski and Stanage. Cleveland............ a 91 it. Louis.............. 3 a 2 Mitchell, Gregg, James and Causch: Baumgardner and Jenkins. (Twelve nnings.) 1' .Champion Jack: -Johnson won con-Tstar. siderable bthis iaihe there. Jim Gcr- hett was Jeffries made his reputation on the Coast. New Market, Eng., May 1. The me hundred and first renewal of. the one thousand guineas stakes, for ;hree-year-old fillies, run over'the iowiey mile, and the second oi thp ive classic races was won today by J. B. Joel's brown filly, Princess )orrie, by Your Majesty Doris, who tarted at 100 to 9. Lord Derby's Day lly Olorvina, by Desmond-Venera- ion II, 100 to 1; .was second, and Sir .John Thursby's biy filly Torch Light, by John O'Oauat-Leshiaw, ven; was third. Thirteen, ran. Following the .striking, victory of lit John Thursby's "Kennymore on Wednesday, the same owner's fillv made even money favor- i te today. While Princess Dorrie jailed i o earn winning brackets last season IB is beautiiully breil, being haH gjs_ jo the famous_iDerhy winner, Sun- Boston-New York: Hain. Washington-Philadelphia: Rain. FEDERAL Baltinwre 36 1 Caicago 2 7 1 Wilhslm and Jacklitsoll: MeLinaie and Black. Brooklyn Kansas City LaFlette and Owens Easterly. S 10 2 4.11 Hcnnlng and iVfydtf Ayres Buffalo.............. 2 8 St Louis-.-. S s Mcore and BUiin; Grooaie Jhapinan. 'itisburg ndianapolis Walker, Adams, Dicksou and y; Hardu and Warren. INTERNATIONAL Doctor Yancey Wyatt Ayrss Is ing touted as a. second Mathewson, I Griffith could welcome such a one o to keep Johnson and Boehling com 0 fontreaj ialtiraore Dowd. "Walsh orth and Egan. 063 5 13 0 anrl I pany. t Ayres was the kingpin in the j Virginia league last year, winning 29 4 and losing eight games. In an exhi Bcr: bitlon game this spring he struck out eight of the tirit nine Brooklyn, men to face him. Ayres is a big fellow, 19D and his strong point is control. He mixes up an underhand itadden; Dan-i and delivery in bewildering j fashion. Stanley Kctchcl, the late undefeated middleweight both' fame and. hej_spil. .Battling Nelson was first introduced to the and .-also wen. 'his champion- ship in this state. Jimmy Dritt, a native son, beat Young Coibett ia California. Johnny Kilbane beat the popular Ahe Attell', iii Los Angeles. Willie Ritchie, a Caliiprniait, Ad Wolgast, aftar Ad had won the title from Nelson at- Point PJchmond. Stankie Neil beat Forbes, while 'Young Coibett proved the victor over McGovern in their famous sec- joad encounter, in California. Peter Jackson, whom John L'. Sul- Ih'an refused to meet because he negro, considerable reputa- itldn on the Coast. Jack Dempsey, than whom there was more, re- markable waged "many of his tattles there. Jack JIcAulifie, as well as grand, old George 'Dixon, 'both ex- hibited .their hitting" qualities to the fans of their, section.. Bob Fitzsim- mons started 'his career under a Wijs- te'rn sua. Joe Choynski was a native son, while. Tom Sharkey gained 'his first prominence in the. fistic .world MAGRATH: SUPPORTS there. Burns and a hundred ore numbered among Thomas, Tommy other champs the men that got their first boost from California. With a. view to a whirlwind finish, 'Jim Coffroth, Uncle Tom McCarey' and a host of other promoters arranging a series of bouts in several titles 'will be at stake. These promoters are endeavoring to get the John Hancock of Al McCoy, Subscription List Vyas Not Launched in New Uniform! Magrath, does not savor of hard times -ivhen cash can be raised in one forenoon for_sport in the Garden City this year. This was the case yesterday, and Ralph W. Page, vine-president of the M.A.A.A., was the man who made this remarkable record. The club wiil start out this season on a sound fin- ancial basis. "White and black have been adopted as the official colors of the association, and new uniforms have been ordered from a Caleary sporting firm fcr both football "and baseball teams. Magrath players will go on the -field this year Avith the neatest suits Uifcy have ever worn. On Friday evening a dance will he held for the benefit of the associa- tion, and a most enjoyable evening of i pleasure is promised. Rain. Toronto-Newark: Rain. Buffalo-Jersey City; Rain. Columbus .i-.. 4 J2 Kansas City .1 Cook and Smitl bel. Alteon and Gel- PitlsljurS 1 h hdsljhia Indianapolis-Minneapolis: Xo same, cold. Cleveland-Milwaukee: came cold. Louisville-St. Paul: Eame. cold. I Brbatlyn Cincinnati New York Boston L. Pot. 2 .833 3; .067. 3 .62ni 6 .53; i .50 8 .38i 10 .2Si 7 .22! An Uphill Pull Faces Men Bent on Establishing Lacrosse Here Tho call issued to the lacrosse fol- (he citj to kJtliu: at tlie M C hst night (o boost the fcthool Licrosso league was not successful in its purpose. .The followers of the game whu were ex- pcctLd to he present woie (.onspii-u ous by Iheir absence and the dis- and city ol importance in Western Canada. want it hole but nc are afraid of J little mid pass it on to the other Hlov> to shouldei, and time is nothing 'doing in the oilier titles of Caii ada vrhcio the) wanted lacrosse they HUM tuu lllii- lyiivxi; i-uu.v -W1IUIUU IllUlOSSO HlOl' effect tint this showing ol didn't shoulder it oh to the othci Icl- lethaisv had upon the promoters is, low Iho lacrosse devotees in these enough to mahn them quit in dlh 'otlic" town? and citu.s all got to gust But suth is not the ciso asifctthcr and put iheir shouldtrs to Jit iVeknn and K I Stewart I tho wheel and tho luhult is a ire still m the ring and are Kimely..... mg to the oi their mitiil iltorts.aud although-the fight is an lioom high aboio the expectation- of Jou L-ilht and all his colleagues who irt working to bung tUe game back -vuu "tint m mi i ng uphill pull lliei ire not throwing up to Us OIYJJ m Canada Jie snonge will trv again to I No sport booster ever accomplish maken the dormant spirit which ed so much in so short a time as Joe revails .niacrobie circles here an I Lall; m his campaign in Western thur eflort vill be to Leth Camda in the interest., of laciosse bridge irom th" ignommoub position but Ins toar would have been an ut- i ___ ._ ut> or baung stuted something which t could not finish because of "a 'little 'pep." fle here waiitid bciosse in i tec failure had all towns and cities gncn the same indifferent response as FRIDAY, MAY 1 FEDERALS HAVE DONE ILL SO FAD obtained m Lothbridge Is Lethbridnc going to be a quitter all along the lino 1 CANADA'S DAVIS TENNIS CUP CONTESTS Tie loumi of the Davis will be plaved on Julj 25Ui when the Canadian tolm plitv Austiaha The vustrallans have already chosen their cam Wilding Brooks Dunlop aud Doust and a. might) strong team it Is nd picked bj many to win the cup outright Tlie Canadian elinmi tion CUUL- is win BO held In. Montieal with, the hnnces of Powell Slerwell being the chosen ones lihough rumor has it that theie Is a daik horse m the Maritime Provinces expect tie Camdhn team to make a good showing although theh chances i winning are slim The. selection of the English team Is going to be hard work has ust been beaten by Marrogordate T ho m tuin was beaten by the icteran Burns of Toronto only lost at Pmehurst m the finals aftei a use hardrojgit match of the sets In the London and Paris mateli the proved after a close ardfought match the superiors of iSie xcu team The lattei team will e much weakened uhis jear owing to the loss of one playe- through Hilary duties _, Miss Alarie Wagner the indoor championship of the United 'tiding mado a clean sweep on the Hirieia except In the mens doubles ere he and Bigdie lost to Poulin and R. Klemschrotlu All the federal league teams hat a been aeon 11 action enough now to sort of a: lino on the grado of ball to be offered .in.tho ihdepcnd< ent circuit: this season, and it must bo admitted that the article is of hut ter quality than most follow ois oC the gorjc cssected.'To all inteiita and purposes of. the ordinary fan, tho show presented, has been about tho same thuq fir as that general y seen the National and American lea- gues. Discipline has been preserved on the field and the style of phi) i seemed'tb be as Intelligent as. that'oi :he older'brothers: Of course; wheth- er such conditions ate to he maintain.- ed, "must .be left for the future to prove, and it is Ivoll just now to re- serve decision. The opening day crowds were all that cou'id be expected, for wore not 11 the parks packed 10 capiott; with big overflows oh the field? Thus was the start auspicious. But a base- ball no sprint rrico. where the start is half .the Battle. They are more like long-distance, grinds, and the pace mus.t be kept up to the .finish if the promoters are to do bet- ter than break even. The Feds now had openings in six Pittsburg Kanean City, St. Louis, Chicago anil Indianapolis Buffalo are yet to come, both these cities bo- ing .booked for their first Federal lea- gue ball on May work on tho grandstands arid playing .'fields In these places is being rushed to get ready-tor the big date. It 'will be in- teresting to see whether theia towns, after having nearly a full month or organized baseball's'pennant contests, wBl show as milch-responsiveness to the novelty the Fedsras the other towns did. AMERICAN W. L. Pet 10 4 .71 5 J Detroit................ i New York- Chicago 7 Pi.ilidelphiu 5 PACIFIC COAST Oakland-Encramento: Ualn. Los Angeles-Venice: Rain. Kt. Louis Washington Hoston Cleveland .551 .500 .500 .500 .45! .4011 .250 contract to meet Billy Murray, and then, havf 7ne winner take on either EddfeMcGoorty or Jimmy Clabby lor'the middleweight title, provided Wiey can arrange'to Jimmie or Eddie return in time from Australia. Johnny Kilbane, it is said, will I neet Abe Attell or some other fast hoy, while a heavyweight battle, in which Jess Willard and Gunboat Smith will make their appearance, is likely. The program -will also include one or two lightweight battles, with elimination contests among Ad Wol- gast, Freddy Welsh, Willie Ritchie, Charley White and others sandwiched LOOK HERE the conqueror oi George Chip, to BASEBALL-; MEETING TONIGHT A meeting of the baseball en- thusiasts of the city will be held in the Dallas hotel this evening at 8.30 sharp. The organizing of the City club for the District lea- gue will bs completed, and other Important matters bearing on the baseball situation will come up. If you are a baseball player, a fan, or just an interested party, you are welcome to attend. New faces are in demand. Come right along. NOTICE TO RALLIES A. piactlce game will be held to- night at the barracks ground. All players are requested to t'.irn up at the Y. M. C. A. at 6.45 p.m. sharp. -IMPORTANT Ail last year's Callle players en- titled to league and cup medals are urgently requested to turn up to a meeting In the Y.1I.C.A. tonight at 8 p.m. sharp. Business: To select medals. FEDERAL W. L.'Pct, St. Louis 10 2 .833 BulTalo i 4 .5QO Indianapolis 7 6 .538 Baltimore 5 5 .500 Brooklyn 5 5 .500 Cllicajo G 7 .462 I Kansas City 5 8 .3S5 Pittsburg 3 C .333 AM. ASSOCIATION W. L. Pet. 8 3 IN STOCK CASH OR EASY PAYMENTS I.ETHBRIDGE CYCLE COMPANY 110 5th STREET SOUTH. GIRL SETS NEW WATER RECORD Durack Is Champion Swimmer of Her Sex Word comet from Sydney, Austra- lia, that Miss Fanny Durack, the Aus- tralian girl w.hp broke the world's re- cord at the Olympic swimming races at Stockholm in 1312, has just creat- ed new world's records for women in the championship meet In Sydney. Miss Durack swam a mile In 26 minutes 8 seconds, which beats Miss Fletcher's former record of 31. mln- ites 81-5 seconds, made In England. 3he also mado other marks as fol- For -HO yards, 880 yards .73? .667 .667 .468 .462 .420 .357 '.333 Milwaukee Louisville Indianapolis Kansas City St. I'aul Columhus i Cleveland Minneapolis INTERKATIOXAlT W. L. Pet. Newark 4 i .300 Buffalo...... 4 3 .571 Jersey City 4 3 .571 Baltimore 5 4. .556 Rochester 3 3 .60o Toronto 3 4 ..J2J) Providence................. 2 4 .333 Montreal 2 5 .286 NORTHWESTERN W. L. Pet. Your Suit The Scotland Woolen Mills Dollar Made to Suit for Spring or Sum- mer Wear, Is Just the Suit for Men and Young Men Who Want Exactly One Hundred Cents Worth of Actual Clothes Value for Every Dollar Paid, Spokane 5 y Tacoma g 7 Seattle 8 7 Portland 5 9 Victoria 4 "'10 .533 .533 ,471 .286 "Don, Tough Luck hoo. All the kids holiday from school 'cept me." has a "My, My, How' that! "I'm too young to go. to school yet! Boo, Times. For the Neighbors' Benefit .Mrs. hadn't yqu Subbubs the matter! Afraid sompono'll be over to borrow It befo're it's Unfailing Worth NEW SPRING- STYLES ARE HERE IN STRIKING [COLOR EFFECTS u Out-of-Town Men: Write [for Samples. Fashion Plate and Self-Measuring Chart 4O4 Fifth St. ;