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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Section 2 Letiibridge, Alberta, Saturday, May 28 1910. Another Montreal BILLY SUNDAY SWEET AL More sold than all other brands combined Had a Great Day Of Sport People From All Neighboring Parts In Attendance A Thirteen Innings Ball Game Cannangay, May Day was celebrated in proverbial Queen's weather, the suu shone cool winds made the day an ideal one for those who attended tics of the occasion at West. Fully people .Jim McGuire of Cleveland has 24 players on the easteiii trip, and on a pinch could take a hand, practically making a team of '25 ball players out 1'or'a three weeks' trip. Lee Tanuehill apparently' has beat Blackburn out of the jol> as 'regular short.stopper for Blackburn couldn't the White Sox. stand the strain ot playing in the big league, and his costly errors lost the Sox several games before Duffy benched him. -K The President. Lynch-Koger Wresna- han controversy is enlivening Nation- al league circles. Lynch accused, Bresnahan of using dump tactics and! Bresnahan came hack at the president by accusing him of not knowing what he was about. far, in some cases as far as 40 miles away, came to participate in it themselves, or watch their friends display their prowess in the various sports and pastimes arranged by the I'lay can he best imagined by saying that at the ninth innings the scores were equal; it took thirteen innings to proclaim the hotter team, and the result was a win for Carmangay, the -score at the conclusion of the play from near standing 14-10. 'the festivi- The Carmangay Brass band was in attendance all day and contributed ably to what was undoubtedly a thor- oughly successful day. the uteraty Horse The gathering of farmers from all a splendid j opportunity for obtaining first hand both sexes c aDd I as to the outlook On the of the day's proceedings, alv thf %as peases great ability was display- that there was no need for anvicty as the day was, i the ground was still quite moist. This however, the baseball match between Carmangay and Clevervillc for a purse of The closeness of the latter point is quite a feature of the, Little Gow country and is worthy of I note Manager Clarke, of Pittsburg, is worrying about his pitching staff. It is believed to be falling down. The Tlmgers fail to show control and Clarke is up in the air. Wagner is not hitting up to his usual stride and is one of the few who is hit- Miller Held a Successful Celebration A Fine Parade, Football, Baseball Races and Other Sports Made an Excellent Programme BOW island, May big pro- Ludtke, H- E.Beattie, A W ram of sports which had been widely T. W. Dyer, W. P. Wright'w'fi Ivertised.by an energetic T J Will Open Fire On the Big Fight Ex-Ball 'Player On His the Scene of Battle r To Start Something (By Newton Colver in the Spokesmen Review.) c-ro and kind a real sportsman n' We are" our- know how it feels to Spokane, May Rev. Billy Sunday who packed the Tabernacle for six weeks in this city a year ago last winter, is headed for California to start a campaign against the big fight. The Rev. Billv a great reputation as a campaigner, and if he turns loose his Kuns on the mill, he js apt to make somebody sit up and take notice, any. how. Sunday was one of the best ball players in the National League 20 years ago, and he still loves baseball, but evidently his love for sporting ev- ents ends just before you get to prize fighting. Governor Gillett, however, seems to be standing as he is backed by the strongest legal and civic administration authorities in San Fran- cisco, it may be tjiiestioned if the anti- fight crusade gets very far. District Attorney Fickert, who was elected with M !Vi V' VV ELLS Bow gram advertised .by an energetic committee, was carried out here today in splendid weather, and in the presence of a large number of sight-seers, whose ranks were swelled considerably by an influx of the residents of the sur- rounding country. The events of the day included a parade at about eleven o'clock and A RUGBY PRACTICE ting the ball consistently outside of Leach. Clarke is worrying so much lie is losing his own batting form. "T" "T" T" "What are base balls covered asked the new guy in the left field v lu ia bleachers. replied the board-1 .several interesting] The farmers came out ing house fan, "l should say from their elasticity, their toughness and lasting qualities they' were covered with the beefsteaks we get at our hoarding house." The Chicago Cubs .are once more the lead in the National league. The York Giants again threw the brad into Pittsburg, while Chicago was trimming Philadelphia, the seventh straight victory for Chance's men. St. Louis punished New York -badly, or McGraw's men would be far in' lead of the Nationals now. the Kolla Zeider. the new second base- man of the White Sox, is the posses- sor of a pair of wonderfully construct- ed double-jointed ankles. "He can turn them completely over, so' that his feet are at right angles to his says the team's trainer, "and I need to do is to straighten thorn j out ami he is ready to play again. When he gets through playing ball he can make a good living in a museum ot living anatomv features, not the least of which was a very fine display of farming imple- ments and machinery. The town band enlivened the proceedings with a few selections i of choice music. Directly after the parade the point of attraction was the hall ground, where teams re- presenting Bow Island and Burdett engaged in what proved to be enjoyable game, from Bow Island's point of result of JG.to I in favor of the Island being a fair crit- erion of.-the play of the two teams. The afternoon was devoted to a splendid program of races, some of which proved exceedingly interesting. The following gentlemen, who un- dertook the arrangements for the day deserve the highest credjt for a suc- cessful day's program: Messrs. E. C. J. G. Waterson, R. E. Colp, A. F. I f Dulmage, S D. McCrea, J. w. and A. Swenruimson. The different events resulted as follows: Island vs. Bur- dett, 16 to 1 in favor of Bow Island; Bow Island vs. Whitia, 10 to 5 in favor of Bow Island. Island vs. Burnett, 1 to 0 in favor of .B.urdett. j T, 'the tug-of-war with the merchants.! Farmers1 wagon race, Andy Lind-' quist, 1st; Boys' pony race. G. Lind- quist 1st, .I. Smith 2nd; Running Mop stop 4 jump, W. J. Mitchell 1st, E. M. Sickles 2nd; Standing M! Sickles 1st, A. Simpson 2nd; -50 yard dash, W. J. Mitchell 1st, A. Simpson 2nd, E. Thacker 3rd; 50 yard sack race, A. Maicham 1st, Purdon 2nd; 100 yard Men's race, W. .1. Mitchell, 1st. E.. Thacker. 2nd; oO yard ladies'! race, Miss Mnir 1st. Miss Richardson Miss vVeiermuller 100 yard Fat Men's race, Woodruff 1st, Wet- zell 2nd; 10 yard Boys' race, G. Dul- mage 1st, R. Clarke 2nd, and A. Ma- dore 3rd; yard Girls' race. Delia Greeves 1st, Myrtle Clarke 2nd. and Jeanoue McPhee, 3rd.. There will be a: rugby foot- ball practice on Gait Square this evening. All those who put down their names as will- Jng to join a rugby club, urged to turn out.' are McOarry on the "open town" ticket, lias already unqualified- an- nounced his decision in favor of the coming off. Jeff Money Goes Begging Spokane fans have Resented an ar- ticle in this column some days ago, in which spoke of my surprise at meet- ing so many Johnson fans. 1 said at I that time it seemed to me that thr 'majoi-ity of the wise fans of this, town would actually bet on Johnson. This is disputed, and perhaps I have made a mu'Cu more incomplete .count of the "wise ones" than I thought I had, and it will be remembered that I did not claim to have made a very complete investigation. I am informed that Jeffries money is going begging and fans have sought me to direct them to some of these "Johnson back- am not in that business now, women are CLASS SPORTING GOODS games'1 of' feames ot every description would pay you to I00? to u u ie to have. If von can make the price fit your The Lethbridge Sporting Goods Co. ROUND 8T will take in the fight, if permitted, in company with their bands. The party will start for Cali- fornia about June and will take their time the coast, fishing and hunt-1 ing.and enjoying a general outing. Jeff a 10-6 Favorite PHONE 1032 in Frisco s leading sporting resorts Jeffries is quoted as a 10-to-U favorite over-Johnson, with thousands of dol-i blinkers do not any more -than. lars offered on the boilermakor. number, and go under seems to be a foregone conclusion that "le brictle> of cou''se. By a cute ar- Jftffrles will rule favorite right up to the moment he steps into the ring at tfmeryvii'G on July 4. In fact many sporting ians believe he will receive a world of backing at 2 1-2 or 3 to I j'rhe success or failure of the noveHy at the last moment. If these odds are'wil1 be watched with eagerness by quoted, it is the opinion of many that the world at Latonia Jell's popUlanf.y will.be the sole rea- son. The widespread desire to sec the white man win will be backed bv mi- limited L-oney. But, regardless of his color, Johnson will surely find sup- rangetnent these 'blinkerless blinkers- can be used as regular blinkers by attaching an appendage which covers the horse's eye in the regular way. porters among the season Boston is represented this by two of the youngest itams that ev- er played together in major league baseball. The Doves, with one or spectators who two exceptions, are well under make it a business to take the short [years old, while the majority of the end of every contest between man or'fted Sox are young fellows. beasts. Bill Some veteran ring followers will tell you that all glove nghts between hard j playing form hitters are even money propositions. the aua that odds should never be allowed league several v -i1 Bradley, Xap third sacKer, is that made him in seasons ago. He has you that many ringside favor- ly and ers. and I am simply trying to few observations on the pass a situation. jtes In big championship fights have I hits uw John L. Sullivan was Under the I are needed. the ball when favorite Jim Corbett defeated him, while Corbett had a call in the odds when Fitzsiramons put him away. Then Fitz was a strong choice when Jeffries stopped him at Coney Island Burns was the favorite wnen Johnson beat him in Australia. McGovern was in overwhelming favor when "Young" Corbett knocked him o.tit at Hartford. Out Nineteen Edmonton, May The Sporting Life snys: Kling is back in the game, but he is! no; the J. Kling of the olden days.j Of course. lie may strike his inimit- J M able stride in ;i short time, but F- .A. Walker, M.I'.P. date his work has been mediocre, ifj On thc of Secretary Bal- not worse than that Tic caught his >t was decided to recommend Alberta i Avill be to dt-al with any Amateur Athletic Union held their that may arise in thc matter of BoTd Trn? hCtC I" view of thc possibilitv Board of Governors elected for the of two associations from towns in ensuing year was as follows For close proximity applying for W. A. Buchanan, j to hold an'athletic meet on the, t it was decided that no two Ballantync. Red Deer Dis- meets should he held within Prof, of 75 m" worth just what readers are willing to j take them for. Motor Parties to Fight Harry Green, Dick Allen, J. C. Smalley and Mrs. Green and Mrs. Allen will make the trip from Spokane to the ringside of the big tight in Allen's and Green's automobiles. Both .Mrs. Green and .Mrs. Allen are enthusiasts on racing, baseball, anil boxing, and greater amount of backing when Fitzsimraons stowed him away. Wolcott had the odds on Uvigno; trimmed him up in the great fight at Maspeth. Tommy Ryan was the favorite over McCoy, who. put him to sleep at the same club. Many other fights in which favorites were bowled over could be enumerated here to illustrate the argument that noth- ing is sure in the prize ring. sign of Mars or its cusp were born the following fighters- James J. Jeffries, November -15, Sharkey. November 26, BRIEF BREEZY Mars. Thomas Mars. Joe Thomas, April 9, Mars. Charley Mitchell, November 24, Mars and Jupiter. Joe Cans, November 25, Mars and Jupiter. Jack Johnson, March 31, Jupiter and Mars. Frank Cotch, April 27, Mars and Ve- nus. Tommy Burns, June and Venus. 17, Mercury James J. Corbett, September i, H.obert Fitzimmons, June 4, Stanley September 4, -Mer- cury and Venus. 'Battling Nelson, June 5, Mercury. Jack Sullivan. September 23, Mer- cury and Venus. A new game has been invented in England which threatens to do away with basketball. It has some of Ihe characteristics of basketball, combined Battling Nelson says never Ad Wolgast is working hard on his With many of the Possibilities of titerary effusion "The Life and Bat- smokes and in any form. believes tobacco is of Ad Ad is to get He has fought -SO men. rollncl slm5 his effort. ciatlou The game in :he Or is asso- can be a gym- d also Louis W. Winans. of Brighton. Kns-1. Killy .Clancy, under whose .train- (land, has entered two European bred .James J. Jeffries Goal posts with a top bar are placed i the center of the field of Strips of webbing divide upper part ill LUC Raymond M. Davis, of Lynn English! 8rand circi1'1 High School, performed a feat last'start ....o jtrouers in the stakes of the New James J Corbett each became I of .the goal into "squares. week in Boston If tiif1 horses will l.f tlic first Kuropcaii ever campaigned in America. heavy The rival weight champion pugilist ofiplayers who may bo one or a half a the world, wili train Jack Johnson for frozen on each his fisiu with a radius troin any point where a iof the mosl remarkable on record w' Edmonton District, sanction had 1 road v born issued for i scholastic or collegiate circles Karri, Victoria the same clav i District iirst game last Sundav against ljitts- hnrjr. and thc Cubs wore beaten. 7 to I-Ie. has en >igiu a few games since then. While ho has landed nearly everything thai has come his way. his throwing to buses has been atrocious. His poor heaves have cost thc Cubs several runs. Ho rtoos not appear to handle his pitchers with his old keen and unerring judgment. On tho whole, Kiing as he at present is working, is a decided disappointment. to the governors the appointment of a committee of three to issue sane- ___ tions for athletic meets. UnafTiliat-ij w CoProth St- cd- clubs making application for h tion to hold athletic meets r TESTING THE LAW chared sane- are to be a fee of SJO.OO and will be to sign an agreement to the A. A. U. of the A. A. A. U. 25-Round Bout- pugilist side, are stationed on a baseball game against evcr in America. "SIU WIUI and will be sides of thc goal, and with c freshmen wln'ch is-one! colored champion's chief second on! CRch numbered, the object'Is v v v it is agam.st the rules to run with last week. Sam j jvcistamis a chanco i-ainst of rouml his T thrown Or ,a single, base on balls and struck outithe bi, I .ohn on ev most jntnelecn of the opposing batsmen. !Ceptod: Uncord' SM'VS tin J Hie only thing that marred an "the best of th, riih'tin- in'bis Matchmaker Mof- perfect record was that go with Ketchol. and can .top him'in "1C club. hit bhea, the catcher ot the'ten rounds ten round bom he- Boston nine, and he was the only one j j, A pwopn I'npke and Montana 'Dim Sulli- i to reach lirsi. He tried to steal second! j called off iimt not only lout a hit. hedfd not even ercrcise for the well Tt was also decided to appoint a committee to be com- Posed of three men whose duty Nelson writes from Wash- jCrofforth'had everything; rase of basketball. The new has been named and of up. UPTON'S POOL ROOM BEit FIXTURES IN ALBERTA BARBER SHOP CIGARS LUNCH COUNTER Basement of the Oliver Block Colm'a, tho principals appearing undor the nrtmes of "Kod" Ha gen and Eddie Sheriff batam of San Mateo present, ami on witnessing what Another remarkable feature of the! contest was that it took only one honrj and liueen minutes. This star school-! into print. >cm urjsroll. Kngifsh rtathcr weight swore otit l champion. challenged Art Wotgast ,for% !nc 'ightwe'ighf. championship Having heert ready pugilists. They were l.irougnj trj an automoinbilo. ihe a complaint and'they were arraigned before Justice ..annon. lielfl to answer with hail each, thc u county jail. Application was immediately made to Superior J.iulge IMICK for writs of habeas corpus, which were granted, returnable next Saturday, the men be- ing given their liberty on depositing cash bail each. big men. some of the biggest country besides ofh- Kc-t-1 He brokejchell, who.is pnjiuiar hero. AUhoughj 1'apkc in a stiuemenr doclares he .and! ills brother lost by UK fisrht iio- ing beyond fifteen rounds. Tom Cor- thof, declares riuu I'apke up wore booked at the to Dn.scoll wants W fight 10 or rounds Ahe Presidcnt Comiskcy. or the White lias started strci work on t.ho sMr.ds at his JH-W baii- park. Thirty-! street and Wentwonh avenue.! Com my is confident the park will he! r use on the first, day of blinkers" arc The' latest a u> tite Kxii-kiai system of rac- They will probablv x X both the numbered saddle Jockey arm numbers. of many have taken H Final Touchi to the coslume is a trim, well-kept shoe. PACKARD'S ladies' Special Black Dressing can be quickly and daintily apoIJed, and ,s all fine leathers nev in appearance. The large proportion ot oil preserves the leather, making beautiful and durable. 25e a Tfiei-e'sa nccte eivry fatte Bowing to the edict of Mayor Russe that the Xybsco wrestling noft.e on Decoration Per cent, of the horses ran match [blinkers, and conceived the idea of SEE PAC7E SEVEN FOR BALL SCORES AND OTHER SPORTS. official of the Empire Athletic after conferring with Prank 4-jGotcn by wire, and with Manager 'Herman, decided that the event come off on June l, at the Coliseum. puttins numbers, corresoonding to the numbers on the program, on 'the blink- ers themselves. These numbers lay on the horses cheeks, and in a close finish, or a dead heat, the judges can easily determine the result. These iy ;