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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY Saturday, May AYlATiNSWRTiNOLDCOOKTRY !I JOHNSON'S UTEST PIPE DREAM Japanese Ball Team Touring America %7 favorable Consideration of Bills in Many Legisla- tures Buoys Drooping Hopes Saa "francisco, Cai.. May tones would enhance his worth and Bional boring is in better Isvor now j entitle him to an increased percent- than it has "been for years. For proof i of the money his reputation would this, notice tfce manner in which. I be instrumental in drawing into the through the action of considerate Leg- boi office. islatures. the bars have been let dowa. A "process elimination" could be to the men of the ring in spots, where arranged so that boxers who formed in prior pugilism a sport i the habit of, being defeated regularly tabooed. could be retired. This would assure -L., v. something like- an average of merit in There is one tluay, however, which placed befcre the cannot -fail to impress on observant _ man. All the places which have de- cided to tolrate boxing have framed! Prices admission to boxing snows their laws so the championship j according to their character ana im- figliis and matches gen- j portance. and other details of a slml-. are forWdden. It means short- i lar land, were things that it would er bouts and-more of thorn. It means wtffiln the province of the Bo-ing that the foUowsrs -of the sport of the in aanv big cities can set their entertainment at home without having to jonrner to Nerads. or elsewhere. As to tfce-poputentr oz-Dorans, there Is no (pseaioii. uhe Commission to regulate. The ?entle- i men to cation would have such a Sri? fees for t I suppose at other points j peblic is oveMibeiai. The mot- to of the grand army of'ring patrons seems to be "better a poor best than none at ail." the situation that a promoter e required to set forth in his advertising matter just what kind of j an entertainment he proposed to sub- j :aif for public approval. Champion- j could be conducted TPflO IP 1 111 TERS LEAD IN S. 0. E. Came Back in the Second Session with a Rush and Won Out; Four to One aad special! Dyed in the wool "fans'1 pdmt to ing exponents of the American nation-rThey have as yet shown only fair specifii sanction, or the coc.dn.ct of such could be jthe avidity with which the Japanese's! game in the islands of Cherry Bios-jstrangth imposed by governing body. -have taken to baseball, as the mostj.aems is the team of Waseda Univer-fand base., running, despite There weald be a black board, of (striking evidence that the little brown jsity. .The Japanese coliegians landed that ,thcy are just off the men of Nip-ion have reached a high ion the Pacific coast last week and. (course, and.-beyoad that againa _ ._.._ In of the fact that the Boxers who, through! state of civilization. One of the Fead-j ready have plaved present a lameotabte num-1 temperamental faults, committed in- j___________________________________________________' ber of incompetents; how could the j fractions of the rules and regulations 1 situation be improved to such an ex- [ofs down for their guidance, could be j several games, the. country. Last evening the practice football game between Westminster and the S. 0. E. proved, in the minds of those looking on, arad there were many, to be' a very interesting game, in spite of the wind that blew, constantly, and although the Westminster team did not win they need not be ashamed of their excellent playing. In the first half the S. O. E. kicked against the wind and the other team had the advantage .over them, but to spite of this they rushed the ball and upon several occasions came very close' to scoring.. Urquhart made a clev- er pass and very nearly scored, but Cole, the goal was prepared and gave the ball a punch and sent it nearly down to the other end of the field. back for the Westmins- ter team, kicked the ball from near his own over the heads of all the players, but the S, 0. E. goal keeper, when it -bounced very nearly at his the bat, but their was not tall'enough to reach it, the it rolled through the goal, so at ship, was' the end of the first half the score was excellent. The Waseda men will tour tent that the paying public would se- disciplined according to their doserts. this would embrace both pugilists and be thrqwa out. The referee question would regu- cure me worth of its money! Easily enough, it seems te me. The nrofits of bosnig and the more places tflat joterate the j. sport, the greater will be the pretits. j late itself. If borong ever assumes It is ,up to the government to i the proportions of the public pastime tas the gate receipts sufficiently tojthst it seems possible fsr it to assume maintain a boxing commission ana a judging by the way mediocre bouts trareau of boxing-. Attached to the j are patronized at present, ?_ referee j latter there shcnild a corps of es- would be as continually on trial s.s of hnT-! baseball amrjirs. i iitsGEST MOTOR rrr f LESTER-LANG FIGHT Bout at Sydney 'Was Postponed Until Saturday, May Both Trained Well 1-0 in favor of Westminster. All the. excitement was in the sec- ond half, when the wind stalwart Sons of England.' WHlettt was the first man to score, and it was a very classy kick that gave his team the first score. This was quickly followed by another, the combination of all work of the forwards, but Gurr wan the maa tJiat put the ball waera it belonged. A lot of excitement took place a-fter this and in a scrimmage the ball was put in again. The Westminsters should be enco.uraged by the steady and earnest work that they showed to the on4ookers, and on a calm day these, two teams should give a very interesting game. The last score was made by Hol- berton and he certainly had a hard time in doing it, but be did it, and when Referee R. Tennant blew his the score 4-1 In favor of the Englishmen. line-up was as follows: Seaman, Fry, Urnuhairt. Hutton, Ness, Stefford, Tenant, Simm, Gordon and Wright S. 0. Gurr, Ferris, Heid- rick, B. Chiswick, Allcocks, C. Chis- wick, Gurr, Holbsrton, WHletti and Clarke. SROOKLANDS IN ENGLAND FAILS TO PROVE PAYING VENTURE 1 onn kion. Now all three are combined at' principally 7j A "TTiTVsJ i every meet. But attempts to get a v popular class crowd to witness JOHNSON WOULD SHAKE WITH THE KING Jack Johnson is going to the corona-1 As for the introduction to the King, tion. The dream of his life is about j Johnson is quite convinced on this to be realised, he believes. Ke is to'point. Nevertheless, the incongruity be presented to the King! {of this possibility must have dimly sug Melbourne, Australia, May Such, at least, is Jack's fond hope.igester the big hsaTyweiirht 20-round battle between Bill According to Johnson, he had had his deems it necessary to offer an explan- champion of ready for months. His atlon. Find Jack Lester, a "w.hite hope" uncov "coming out" togs are an elaborate is 'the in the ered by Tommy Burns, will take place' aggregation- in which an admirable} socla] h-e writes, -with a famll- W. W. Naiighton. SOCCEK FOK OLYMPIC ing and test boiers or trial horses. Let each who is ambitions to bid for public support as a sparring J man pass an along j Civil Service lines but as to his ac- j quaintance with leads and uppercuts and his physical fitnsss to take up the j life of a modern ring gladiator. With an intelligent board aad the right "kind of trial horses it would be easy enough to establish a standard of excellence that each applicant should pose before being listed, with, the bosers it is worth while paying to see in action. Let each bexar who successfully passes his examinauon receive a Olympic games at Stockholm In ploma and let she promoters be com-11912, and the Swedish .association an- pelled to pay for ring services on ajnounoes -that only associations in graduated, scale. The brandnew un-1 membership with the International dergraduate would be entitled to so win be allowed to corn- much. A victory would increase his j pete. The games -will be played at earning capacity successive vie- Rasunda, on June 29 to July 5, 1912. ievents have been, abandoned and.the at Sydney, on Saturday, May 13. The i appreciation of colors is in iarity born of hitting the high spots, "'bout was originally scheduled for April I combined with a woeful lack of the I'm the top-notcber in my class." Prejudiced Against Ame i Jean Cars of Cheao Make. but was :o 1- and j art of mingling tints and" hues. John- Johnson thinks this top-notch busi- then again until May 13. Both men are son -will be .a rainbow streak and if ness is a sufficient bridge to carry him to see the races are recruited almost entirely from' the upper crust at Sydney. 'of English of motor ac. evens. Betting on the Ms stature doesn't attract inis attire will start a not. the Intervening space to Buck-, liagham Palace. London, May 5 problem of I cars and flying machines of their own. i how to make Brooklands, England's _____ big automobile track, pay or at least COMPETITION IN STOCK HOLM I prove itself supporting at last seems IN 1912 TO BE LIMITED TO nesr t-o For four years, ever ASSOCIATIONS OF INTERN A- TIONAL FEDERATION An. assooiatlon footToall competition will toe included in the programme of since the largest racing track in the world was opened, to the public, those in control have been experimenting and out of bitter eiperien-ce and the loss of much money they have slo-wly but surely learned that its appeal is not -to the man in the street, however good a sportsman hs may be, but to the rich and the weii-to-do. When the track was first opened THE BUCK-EYE VOL. 1. Lethbridge, Saturday, May No. 35. As a matter ot iact. many of races j Pct on are arranged 'for amateur driv- ers and airmen piloting their own ma- 1 chines. IS3f T IT INCOMPREHENSIBLE Soon after the arrival of his first baby, his wife went upstairs one evening and found him standing by the side of the crib and gazing- earnestlv at the child. She was touched O CZ) by the sight and tears filled her eyes.' Her arms stole softly around his neck as she rubbed her cheek caressingly' against his shoulder. He started slightly at the touch. murmured, dreamingly, Ttis incomprehensible to me how they get up such a crib as that for 99 cents.7 Isn't it incomprehensible how some men are fascinated essentials! bv non- Such men choose a cigar by the label on the bos. But a discriminating smoker goes straight to the milk in the cocoa- nut. He will pick a BUCK-EYE out of a hundred other brands. there-is'no other cigar at tbe price so delightful as the BTCIWEYE. Prejudice Against America. There undoubtedly is a great preju- dice in England against 'American mo- tor cars. This is due in large-measure to the fact that some years ago a number of American built cars were "dumped" imo England and sold at a ridiculously low price. Imm'ediately there was an outcry by the .British manufacturers, whose sales af- fected, and the protectionist papers made much capital out of the incident. The cars proved to be almost worth- less so far as material was concerned, and their introduction into the" Eng- lish market .dealt ayterrible blow to the trade in American cars from which it is just beginning to Motor cycling has become a popular pastime in England and interest in racing is intense. If Brooklands were more accessible to London it is safe to say that the 'motor cycle-races there wo.uld attract large crowds. But it is 60 cent train ride from Water- loo station, there is another charge of SO cents to enter the grounds, and by the time a m-an has paid for his tea, program and a few other inci- dental expenses he has put the equiva- lent of a S2 bill out trf commission. Tie' London sport can get so much for ?2 it is not strange that he does not'rush to Brooklands on meet days no matter how keen he- may be on mo- tor cycling. Aviation Most Popular Of the three sports now in full swing at Brooklands aviation undoubt- edly draws the largest crowds. It still possesses the elements of novelty and danger which have to a large extent disappeared from automobile racing and motor cycling. The flying con- tests held at the big track are not what one wo.uld call exciting. The flights made at each meeting are add- Written Especially for the Herald by "CRAIGNORTH" Taken altogether the Macleod Horse i turf bank built ,up to 3 feet 6 inches, Show last week must be written down a Painted, bar' above the ia success. It is true that the people did not turn out in large numbers, but unless there is something spectacu- lar to draw a crowd it is hard to de- pend on gate money helping out fin- ances much. There would have been a crowd the last afternoon to see _the saddle horse and jumping classes judged, but the snow intervened. All the same the Macleod horsemen. not be discouraged and If thsr "will limit their show to two -which can quite easily be done, the-y enn work in attractions' to draw the each afternoon and also attract some exhibitors from 'neighboring towns, I who.cannot reconcile their consciences to spending nearly a week at a horse show in seeding time. It was ally remarked that two days would be quite sufficient. same, to be raised for each jump, they might get some people to endeavor to train -their horses for it, but so Dr. Campbell, V.S., of Priddis, who judged at Macleod, made himself very well liked b-y the majority present. On several occasions in giving the awards he gave his reasons verbally at the same time, and there were grouchers as always, but the solid men and the known horsemen were quite satisfied. It 'was somewhat surprising that he consented -to judge inter-breed" cham- pionships in which a Percheron tri- umphed over a Clyde and Standard Bred over a Hackney. In talking with Dr. Campbell afterwards he said that', he wo.uld report to the Government on. the undesirability of such compe- titions, but of course, the Government have considered this long ago and have refused to allow judges to coun- tenance such championships. In plac- ing the Standard Bred "Copper Hill" long- as the .only object is a bit of stick, it is hard to school horses, out here at any an obstacle." arrangements regarding such details are often left ,nntil the last. rate, to surmount such The- trouble is that the Mr. J. C. DrewiT, of The Glen Ranch, breeding enthusiast, eager to honor of Southern Al- Most, of pure-bred men in the Province are either around Cal- gary or. north of It, and Southern Al- berta has made a poor showing hith- erto ia the pure-bred classes. Mr. Drewry makes a. specialty of Per- cheron, Horses aid Holsteln cattle, and intends to tamper with nothing else. He scored good success at Cal- gary, though he still thinks with oth- ers that his great black Percheron stallion. "Halitus" so.uld have been first. -However, there will be other chances of showing this magnificient horse. There is no finer gentleman in Southern Alberta than Mr. Drewry and a horse-talk with him is usually interesting, and his enthUBiaam is in- fectious. He has promissd. to attend the Lethbrldge show irrtt .his stock, and may aJso give many of the small- er shows a lift by exhibiting. The poverty of the 'remount supply was glaringly, shown up at Macleod. There was a prize of J35.90 fiven for the best 'remount suitable ,for the R. N.W.M.P., and three poor specimens of the saddle horse canie out to com- pete. The prize was won by party who had .to be ceased to ring out him horse and -which he mid only brought out to fill up the The Police had the option of taking the winner at but I did not hear that they did so. As one old timer said if there had been such a prize 15 years ago and the chance o? cash for a saddle horse, there would have been 50 entries. In the saddle horse classes a. thoroughbred stallion was first and champion, and he, along with several- horses -which brought into the ring aa an object les- son, -gave an indication to those who might think of .breeding remounts of the lines on -which to proceed. ed to the distance covered by the i over a two-year-old Hackney. Dr. Camp- same aviat.ors at previous meets, and feell Ollt that the winner had the one who compiles the greatest blemish, but on account of the total before the close of the season same not being hereditary and on ac- is to get the prize. Interest has been ;idded to the fly- count of horse being a good stamp of his breed, he would prefer him to j ing by the fact that a growing number j the Hackney which was small. Jof the spectators have been "up in the j air" themselves. When races.are not being held at Brooklands there is a corps of professional aviators con- stantly on the grounds for the pur- pose of taking passengers on more or jless lengthy flights. Booking offices j have been opened ia Jxr'Miloii as wel: i as on the grounds and a flourishing' i business is done. The jumping competitions at Mac- leod were good> There was a high jumping competition over a slight bar raised 4 inches at a time. At the Macleod fair there is a similar com- petition for a silver cup valued at Now if the Maclfocl people will construct a decent obstacle, such as a YOUR HEALTH WILL BE ALL THE BETTER FOR A GLASS OF lOOTCH W13HT ASK FOR IT AT THE BAR- KEEP IT IN YOUR HOME II Wine Spirit Co. ;