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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MAY.M, 1915 THE LETHBUIDCE DAILY HERALD PAGE THRU Black IN A CLEAN WBAfPED A beauttfu. Insert packed whK Plug is wrapped a un. iiai i _ ,-s. .-JT ft TAT ffiFMEGFI I AS A BIS STAGE LIFE DOESN'T APPEAL TO THE CHAMPION IS COIN oi .lack Johnson and holder of the 1 lull world's heavyweight championship. by a "It is stipulated in my contract ing. 1 am t tin teml to i a up my gloves. I won the title lot'ol hard work and clean liv- n line to make a fortune next live years, and .1 in- that money to sivo my icst there is to be had out knocked around a lot, ..........-srs. Miller and A'rli the 101 Ranch, that 1 can cancel my agreement within a work's time in ago. "There is no truth in'the hefore his JONI3S BOSS is no truth in "the report Tom Jones, who is managinp; senl out bv Harrv Pollok from New lard, broke into the conversation York city that I have_signed toU.jr.ns h __ I j- _ j _ i, Will'irri nuuun I 1'iin-n; i. I am! syndicate behind Willard. I am his manager, and what I say goes. Willard will appear with the 1111 tnmehodv -i (at Kllaraiuee ior mv tm.. llancli in Minneapolis today and to- I do nol in end8" o be unreasonable, morrow, at both afternoon and even- but I had to light Johnson ior al- ing performances. He wil be aetnm 1st nothing just to at a chance at boxing exhibitions wit h his partn rs, club on Labor Day. to light ColTey, or any other heavyweight, but it's going to cost tomebodr a iat guarantee for my end. the title, while the negro walked off with for taking r. beating. Consequently the public annul blame me Ior getting all I lights in the future. can ior my Jini Savage and Walter Monahan. he receives some nattering of- fers to fight, Willaril will remain with the wild west show all through the present season. "That a ball player is not neces- sarily an athlete, according to the accepted 'meaning of the word, has been shown rather conclusively in the release of Jim Thorps, under option- al agreement to the Jersey City club of the International Icasue, says Bowman Bulger, an eastern sporting authority. "Thorpe, the greatest athlete Am- after two years oi effort has not been able to make good as a regular on the New York Giants. He was the lastest runner on the club, with the possible exception oi Hans Lobert he was the strongest of muscle by far he was the -best wrestler he had a swing that could throw a weight farther than any man on tho 'club and he could outjump any mem- ber oi the team by many inches. Still Thorpe was not a ball player. That is, not the kind JIcGraw must have. "Jim Thorpe, the champion oi all 1106 be depended upon to hit a ball in a pinch, and he could 'not he counted upon to capture a ily ihall hit far over his heail. Neither 'could he he absolutely accurate in i throwing to the plate. Why If you know, tell us the answer. "Our best is that Thorpe's mind -was not of the peculiar caliber ne- cessary to outguessing a pitcher while at bat, and be was not in the game often enough to develop a co-orilinate thought with the runner he was try- ing to advance. As a GETS FREE FUNERAL Death lias made possible the pay- ment of a bet placed more than four years ago on tho Jack Johnson-Jim Jeffries fight in Ileuo. At that time Walter Campbell, a negro barber of Little Hock, Ark., and a white undertaker in that town made a wager. According to the terms of the wager if Jeffries won, the barber was to shave the undertaker tree as !onE as both men lived. If Johnson won, the undertaker was to provide a fine funeral for the barber. Campbell died a few days ago, and the undertaker made good his bet. He provided the finest casket lie could find in that section and arranged a that lacked nothing in elabor- BASEBALL AM. ASSOCIATION Cleveland.................... it. Paul.................... Kansas City NATIONAL Philadelphia hicago oston ittsburg Cincinnati rooklyn Louis York 'Wsb'urg.................... J 'hiladelphla................. x Harmon and Sehang; Demaree, May- r and Burne, Adams. 3 York................... Ames and Clark; Perritt and Mey- rs. St. Louis at Boston: Postponed, raiu. Chicago.................... Vnughan and Archer; Smith ana Miller. SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL SOCCER ASSOCIATION TO BE HELD IN JUNE STOP SUNDAY BASEBALL St. Boniface, Man., May be no more Sunday baseball -in St Boniface, the authorities having tho club that action was-con- templated, and the clnb gave assur- ance that no more Sunday baseball take place, and the matter has teen dropped. ANOTHER FAMOUS i ATHLETE KILLED Hess Biukley, famous On- 'tarlo rugby player, latterly Argonauts, has been action in France. A ff ff ff f-f FROMME RELEASED New York, N.Y., May Promme, pitcher for the-New York Na- tionals since 1913, was released today to the Jersey City team of the Inter- nationar league. ______ was not, strong enough, or cun- ning enough of arm, to fool an old so McGraw tried to tura him T into an outfielder. His success' w Jackson Still Slugging Judging from.the way Joe Jackson has been whaling the ball the slugger Is due for another sensational season. He is looking forward to a duel for batting Jionors when the Pirates play Cleveland. V- Same Prices to We wish to go on record as stating einphat- ically that Fit-Reform prices are the same today as a year ago. We have regular Fit-Re for m all the choicest styles and patterns of the season from to not pronounced. Alter two years of infinite patience the Giant manager has turned the remarkable athlete, who is known in foreign countries where Chris'ty Mathewson or Larry Doyle was never 'heard of, over to City to see if continuous work will, develop him. George Wiltse may bring out the latent qualities, but that remains to be seen. "This experiment with Thorpe means, and it is a question that has been discussed among athletes for years, that a topnotch athlete is not necessarily a ball player, and that a hall player is not necessarily a gen- eral atlilele. The making of a dia- mond star requires a mental quality more, than mere physical -ability. "JIcGraw tried Thorpe as a regu- .ir at tlic beginning of this, season, figuring that -lie was ready now or would never be. Occasionally the In- dian could hit the ball a mile, but. more.frequently he would strike out. He apparently lacked the baseball in- stinct which, strangely enough is po's- sesKed in large quantities by even runts and weaklings who can not run fast, who are .not strong of muscle, anil who could not win 'an athletic Iprizc to save their lives. "The only thing lelt is for Thorpe to feel his way as a regular. If he can do better by working every day McGraw will give him a chance at the end of the season. If he can not he retires as-the greatest athlete in the world who could not win a berth a major league ball club." London, May statement issued broadcast that no soccer games will be played in England next season j proves to be incorrecL A hasty re- i porter- took the personal opinions ol Mr. Charles Crump, vice-president of the Football association, and Mr. F J. Wail, the secretary, to be the final decision of the Football association, j The council of the Football associa tion have stated that they desire it to I'be known, in the statemenf tbat has been made that soccer wil not be played next season, that no de cial meeting which will be held at thi end of July. In official quarters it is though that with so many professional play ers who are married and numbers o others who are not eligible for ser vice with the colors, the season wil open up as usual on September 1. Th big league clubs have enormous sum of money invested in their grounds and a way out of the difficulty Is con fidently looked for by all soccer en tbusiasts throughout England. Soccer has assisted recruiting i: Scotland to such an extent that th Lord Provost of Glasgow has called a il meeting before the season _____i OB the 15th inst, to make ar- rangements for a continuation of foot- hall throughout the summer months, and no doubt is entertained that the Scottish league season will open as usual "on August 15. Harold Fleming, the crack English international and Swindon Town for- ward has been given a commission, as lieutenant in the 4th Wiltshire Regi- ment, and will shortly go on active service. 13 9 13 13 11 12 H 13 11 15 S 1-1 Pet. .636 .583 .561 .480 .478 .458 .141 .364 AMERICAN Detroit................. New York............ Jhicago 3oston.................. Philadelphia......... St. Louis W. L. Pet 18 9 .667 14. 8 .636 15 10 .600 11 9 .550 11 14 .440 10 13 .435 8 15 .348 8 17 .330 Columbus.......... mneapolis......... (Thirteen innings.) ndianapolis....... Milwaukee......... NORTHERN Superior................ Winnipeg............... Duluth................. it. Boniface............. Fort William............ Fargo-Moorhead......... Virginia............... Grand Porks............ Chicago, May Red Fa- ber, White Sox probably es- tablished a world-wide record at Comiskcy park Wednesday- when he defeated the Washington team though it is hardly likely that he or any one in the park noticed it. It -was 11 'RED" DONAHEY FOR COAST Con Jones Secures Clever Toronto Home Man Toronto, Out., May Don- ahey of Cornwall, last year with To- rontos, will piny .lacrosse for Con Jones 'on the coast this season. He is regarded as one of the best home men in the country, and lu .addition is one of the most-popular.- transportation has arrived, .and lie is guaranteed a position as well as a salary. covered, by Salfell, a boy away oil in Washington, D. C., 7 and the boy took occasion to teleV graph his discovery to Chicago last night. According to the Washington, boy Faber pitched only sixty-seven balls during the whole game. The boy is in a position to know because be was operating an electric score board at Washington which recorded- all balls and strikes and showed ex, ac'tly what ever batter did. His rec-.; ord sliows that Faber pitched flits' strikes and seventeen balls during the game. In that record he counts as strikes any ball which was hit by the that :r. The .Washington boy claims; Mm. Faber's record of 67 is five less: than the record established by Chris- ty Mathewson several years ago. 'in the third and filth innings Fa-i ber retired six men on six pitched balls, each man for aa out. Boston..................... Detroit...................... Leonard and Thomas; Boland, Cav- et and Baker. Philadelphia.................. St. Bush and Sphang; Ferryman, Loud- ermilk and Sbveraid. Washington.................. J Johnson'and Ainsmith; Cicotte and Daly. New York.................... Cleveland..................... 'a Cladwell and Nunamaker; Coombe, Harstad and Egan. 43 Gome in see them. and McKelvie McGuke Fed Race Cjose Federal league clubs are again hav- ing "an1 exci'ting struggle for the lead- ership. Eve'r since this season's games started, the leaders have been chang- ing almos tevory other day. The race is exceptionally interesting and worth watching. JOE WOOD RECOVERING Boston, -Mass., May Wood wil! begin taking his regular turn as a Red Sox f wilier within two weeks, according to an announcement made by President Joe Lanniii. With Wood 'back at his stunts, the one pitching worry' of the Red Sox leader is Vean Gregg, who just now is under the care of a specialist and is not expected to be in first-class shape for another month Doesn't Look Natural It certainly of place to peep at the'major-league tables and see the Giants and Athletics well down division. ;TIiose Phillies are certainly -koeping.up in good'styfe'and thelstatefnent of some 'vfho style them "mpl-ning is doubted. SWjMMERS AT FRONT Toronto, Ont. May Toron- to Swimming club's contributions to the army of the Empire was testified to by the absence from last night's annual meeting of sonic twenty mem- bers, who volunteered for active ser- vice, one of whom II. Bacon, was re- ported among the killed in action in yesterday's casualty list. FEDERAL 1 W. L. Pet. 18 8 14 11 14 11 13 12 13 13 11 13 16 Pittsburg...................... Chicago......................... Cansas .rooklyn Newark St. Louis...................... -altimore Bulfalo 11 .093 .560 .560 520 .520 .458 .407 LOOKING FOR New York, N.Y., .May Wells, former lightweight champion oi England, arrived here yesterday on the Saxland. -He was accompanied by his trainer, and says he Is-anxious to fight all comers in his'class, but par-; ticularly Packey McFnrland, whbiii has previously fought. Walls lost.bia lightweight championship "two years ago to Fredilie Welsh. He says he now weighs 142 and .can. tr.ain less. Second or Third, Says Majee "I do not claim that we -will win the Federal pennant this'season, but I do think we will finish first, second.or. said Lee Mages, manager of the Tip Tops. "1 am bringing tb, Brooklyn a hundred per cent: better ball club than It had last season." :j LOOKHERE TRAVELLERS, ATTENTIOV I 'There will be a meeting of the TJ.C, T. basebal'i team at the offices of Plunkett Savage Co. tomorrow at 19 .296 8.30 p.m. tsnd. Kansas City......_............12 Rariden; Culloy, Milliii, Vhitehouse.and Brown. Buffalo 7 LeCiaire and Berry, Ford; Elllemee, Marshal and Blair. o Fladk, Johnson and Wilson; Seaton and S'-raon. St. Louis Baltimore Groome and Hartley; Smith, Bailey jnd Owens. INTERNATIONAL L. Pet. All interested please at; '.cLUp-'i MEETING 4 :Vn executive meeting of the Aquatic club is called for tomorrow night -in Kidpath's store, 403 Fifth street Squth: BOXING AT EDMONTON Edmonton Bulletin: With probably the largest list of good boxers the Edmonton Amateur Athletic club has. yet had from which to draw. Secretary Sealer intends to make, the of bouts lor baiuraay night this ueejc even better than-last Saturday's1 exhi- bition, which many fans cqnaidered the best 'effort the club has yet There are nearly a dozen in prospect, but only nine of theiri will 'be used to make up- the pro- gramme. Both the Tait ftoys .will fig- ure in the programme, Clony beliie matched either with Symonds or with Stack, a 125-pounder, who has de- signs on Day's claim to the lightweight title. Yancy's loss ot. the midaie.w.eight title to Clem Vance, who IB better known as a lightweight boxer than as a welterweight, at which weight he boxed test week, is still "burning up" the former champion. He has for a return match, immedjately, and Secretary Sealer has agreed that the same two hoys should box again _ week. In addition to these bouts there will be seven other events on the pro- gramme. The club has been aaked to send two boxers, one of them being Tait, to Lethbndge, to box May 24. Secretary Sealer is making arrange- ments to take his classy material Providence Montreal 8 Rochester. 5 Richmond..................v ..D Buffalo............................. s Jersey. City 3 Newark........................... .778 .615 .667 .454 3 .455 6 .333 .333 .250 Rochester 1J 4 Pamer'o and Ewiu; Russell and KritcheU. Montreal at Providence: Postponed. No other games scheduled. NORTHWESTERN Spokane .0 Vancouver V Aberdeen Tacoma... 1 0 5 Victoria 6 in the Alwiyt Leader. Brantford Bicycles the rice of a Good Bicjrcle than the pena It is better to pay the price of a Good of a poor one Priccg than the penalty Standard Hygienic Cushion also stock Wheel at c.mplet., fitted with Coaeter Brake, 3 Coil Saddle, Pitch Chain, One Hanjer, and Tlrei made by Ihs Uunlop Tire Co. Two or Three Speed Gears Fitted. CYCLES OVERHAULED, PLATED AND tNAMILM. Uthbridgc Cycle Co. 110 FIFTH SOUTH. ;