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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, May ID, 1010. The Lethbridge Daily Herald Section Page 0 SWEET CIGARETTES More sold than a.11 other brands combined MOTOR HIGHWAY Donor of Glidden Trophy Has a Vision of a Speedway Reaching From Coast to Coast Caught In a Quiet Mood New York, May J. ferent from that of the day before. thlcii.clonor of the (Jlidden tour' "What an ideal tour it would be trophy, who has toured through near- ly every country on tiie globe, believes SEE AISO PAGE SEVEN For Ball Scores and Other Sports NOTHING WRONG WITH SHUSTER. Kick Against a Good Umpire Made Without Reason. At the recent meeting of the West- ern Canada League executive, held in .Medicine Hat, the matter of the that the United States will have one ot the most magnificent motor high- ways on earth, which will extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific oceans, be- fore many years. Such a highway, he argued, is bound to come. "Just imagine with what pride an American could look back over a jour- ney across the continent. Every mile of the trip would un- fold wonders, such as only this coun- try can boast. Each day' he would pass through interesting country and each day the panorama would be dif- to leave New York and pass over the historic roads of 'New Jersey, then (through wifih its oil wells and coal mines for exploration, and so on through the middle west, over (he plains to finally pierce the Rockies to the Golden West. With a good highway, what a magnificent tour rlmt would be. I'll tell you there is nothing in any country that can equal it. But the trouble is that our American motorist does not seem to take the time to look at the inter- esting places of his .'home country, yet would tour an entire day to look at some sight abroad that is not nearly as picturesque as those at home. f Play That Lost Washington a Game at New York cleared up in regard to the matter. '.Moose Jaw showed that Sinister 'had nothing to do with the organization of their club beyond furnishing them with the names of three players out in Spokane who were available. He had also offered to look men out for Lethbridge. while at. the coast, and had done so. In view of the information received. .Mr. Smith stated that he would reconi mend to the Kegiua executive that the leuer written to the president in refer- pncp to Sinister be withdrawn. The meeting then went on record as having every confidence in Shuster's ability and integrity as an umpire. Sinister, it will be remembered, TV as one of the first umpires chosen by President Eckstorm to officiate in the league, but owing to strenuous ob- jections raised -by Kegina and Winni- peg. which have since been found wanting in reason, he was out. The charges made by the objecting clubs being without foundation, place them in a serious light in the eyes of the National commission and are suf- ficient to warrant, a heavy penalty. REV. MR. JEFFRIES Father of the Renowned Pugilist Deals a Knock-Out to Certain Ant- Fight Critics Los Angeles, .May Rev. A.j C. Jeffries, father of James J. Jeffries, heavy weight champion, is not iu sym- pathy with the movement inaugurated by ministers throughout the country jto prevent the Jeffries-Johnson fight. On the other hand, he declares that if any protest against the battle is to be made, let it begin with "those who are consistent, and who have cast the beam out of their owu eye." In a communication to a local even- ing paper, the Rev. Mr. Jeffries, while he does not approve of prize fighting, defends his stalwart son's Ting ac- tivity. He is bitter against the min- isters -who are attacking the big fight- suggests that Jim may yet be- come a "champion of and wage war against hypocrites. Perhaps, if there were no .money or jlory iu it, ,he would not fight. This nay also apply to those whose pre- tended piety is shocked; who are now trying to prevent the proposed Jef- fries-Johnson fight, yet, who, :n !ime He said: hates hypocrisy. This is why he makes no religious profession. And when lie does I hope to see him still a champion, but for the truth. "i hope to see him knock out all The Notorious "Bugs Raymond liars. These very religious profes- sors will then become his worst ene- jmies.- This is the fight for faith. i for which I myself am now training. ianil Christ is the manager." j Mr. Jeffries' statement is as t'ol- i lows: of war, pray for their nation to Kill those who in time of peace try to convert to Christianity, away money and leave only the i re'is in it both from paid lighters tl preachers, and we would see lets both. "indeed, many voices now raised against the Jeffries-Johnsoi would silenced. "it may be brutal to pound i.nd pum- mel In sport, but it is not so merciless as to cast a stranger out of a church, where he came in the name of Christ anu tell him of his inconsistencies, which I have seen done. "if there is to be any anti-prize- fight movement, let it be carried on by those who have 'first cast the beam out of their owu and then we would see few opposers where Chere i are now many." The aged minister then declared THE BASE BALL BOY or man either, can have all his supplied at this store. We have balls, bats, masks, gloves, breast ind everything needed for the game. in and get your outfit for this season. OUR SPORTING AND ATHLETIC GOODS are the kind that make winners out of the users. We carry everything for every line of sport so you are in- in the invitation to come and I a look. DonVbuy if you don't want to. But you'll want to when you see our show-ing. The Lethbridge Sporting Goods Co. PHONE 1032 412 ROUND ST GOTCH LOSES HIS FIRST MATCH Settles Breach of Promise Suit With Chicago Girl. for Chicago, May Gotch fcajs lost his. first purse since he became champion wrestler of the world. tt was for Cupid did the trick. Applying a combination of toe-hold strangle hold, chancery grape vine and .hammerlock, Cupid pinned the cham- pion's shoulders to the mat in eix months, four days, two hours and five minutes and twenty-three seconds. Vnat is to say, .Miss Sadie Currier to-day settled 'her breach of promise suit against the champion out of court. j No mention i-s made of the where- I abouts of a baby mentioned in the love his wish that some day Jim would be la champion for truth and religion, and] jhte hope that the big fighter's knock-! 'out punches will be directed against J "As a minister of Christ, it would "iars and evil. letters. NO PERMIT FOR WRESTLERS, defend Jim's i be both hypocritical and inconsistent lot me to defend any cause where 'exchange blow for blow rather than i love their enemies, hence. 1 could not Local Sport Notes actions as a pugilist, 'much less those of men who make Chicago. May iS.-.Mayor Busse an- j mock pretense of piety and love, and GOES THROUGH FENCE j The Lethbridge Lawn Tennis Club [purpose opening t.heir new courts-on San Jose. Cal., .May Me- Saturday. A meeting will be called Donald, in a Winton six racing car, i RACE TRACK RECORD. New York, May thousand racegoers saw Fashion Plate, a. four- year-old chestnut colt entered by the Oneck stable, win the .Metropolitan Handicap in the fastest time in Uie history of the event. The colt, (inot- etl at the comparatively long odds of to 1, covered the mile in -l-o. Prince Imperial, entered by the Wood Haven stable and quoted at 10 to 1 for a place, was second, .hick Atkin, win ner of the 1DOS .Metropolitan, finished third, at odds of S to o to.show. THROW CATCHE6 oCUAEFER. HAFFINiS AT THIRD.' which had arrived on the ground not 20 minutes before, lost the track in nounced to-day diat no permit In :ime of war. are ready to shoot the second mile of the 10-mile open be granted for the Ootch-Zybszko jancl kiU their neighbors. {race, here, to-day, and crashed through championship wrestling match, which I Jim Hke other professional the fence. McDonald suffered a frac- was to have taken place in the Ameri- can league ball park on May men. fights, not because he hates his rival, but for the money there is in it. ture of the skull, was demolished. Tiie automobile QUALITY SPEAKS LOST 18 POUNDS IN SIX DAYS Johney Joe Xoltcr believes that he holds the record for the rapid elimin- ation of Hcsh. Nottcr lost eighteen pounds of meal in six days at the Aqueduct, track. He had been told that he was too heavy for good mounts, so lie asked leave of absence for six days, lie got it and came back looking like a living skeleton. refuses to divulge the secret of quick flesh reduction, but says if he gets out of a Job, he will set him- self up as a doctor of fat people. BIG LEAGUE NOTES President "Tip" O'Xeilt of the West- ern League, announced that unless ter support be given the Des Moines rluh the team would be withdrawn. Owner Higgins alleges that tne club Ins been a loser for the last two sea- sons, and for that reason is willing in forfeit the franchise in favor of Ok- la.ioma City, which iia-s been seeking admission to the league for some timo. The Columbus club has paid over to the Cubs the Jailer's portion of the gatp receipt for thp game at Neil J park, whirh Manager Chance tried to turn into The commission ruled that the money should be paid. hnt clso it ruled in regard to that game is not known. TIio Columbus club was not seeking to hold the mon- ey, but wanted the Cuhs disciplined. Manager Bresnanun evidently satis- fied his own fompor in his actions at Cincinnati, when he shifted players to all sorts of new posiMons when the decisions of the selected umpire did not satisfy him, but it is a safe hot ihaf. the game will stand and will be in the win-and-lose column at the end 01 fhe year, protest or no protest. The St. Joseph club, the first league team in that town for several years, was ushered in -with all the all-Brush auxiliaries. They lost the opening game. 1'2 to '21. The town knockers smiled. Seven victories and two de- feats since then have placed them in second place. The man that makes this store his out-fitting place will alway.5 be protected from inferior clothes-- unsatisfactory clothes There Are No Clothes Too Good For Our Trade We know the price is a very important consid- eration when selecting clothes, but after all is it as important as quality We think not, for its always quality that makes for satisfaction We are showing a large range of natty new Spring Suits in plain and fancy worsteds at in the near future to arrange for local tournament to be held on May 24th next. The thanks of the City Football exutive is hereby tendered to the Pub lie School Hoard for so kindly offer- ing to the players the us of their spare grounds on the corner of Courtlaiul street. Tlie executive or tiie City Football League hereby request the public 1o kindly refrain from using the goal nets on tne start Caiiforniaward. They want To got wirhin the zone so that noth- ing, such as loss of work, can prevent them from seeing :.he big diaries St.tley, the Mack-smith, on 217 Pacific avenue, who has been sav- ing horseshoes for more than a year to see the big fight, nas erected A big sign on the pile of wMclt roads: "Thirty days before Jim Jeffries licks Jack Johnson these win be sold, and the amount into a figM ticket and a railroad tic- ket over the Smith's Dope special 10 the big fight at San Fr-mcisco. or> July ;