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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TTTF, LETTTBRTIXJE OAIIA' HEKAM> Monday, May 29.1911, A FULL ACCOUNT OF THE FIGHT Y.M.C.A. PLAY INDIANS TONIGHT Round Seven They battled head to hcud at close j quarters. YVoigast. broke it with :i i vicious right to Burns' .-sire nose, j Burns kept covered up. YVoigas-t pop- j sored away '.vita shor; sn.-ippy rights] and iffts to the face rill round1 closed. Round Eight Wolgnst drove a lefr h-jok to the THE SCRAPPERS Oakland Boy Badly Cut and Bleeding was Unable to Face the Michigan Wild Cat in the Seven- teenth Burns Had Wolgast Going but was Generally Out- classed fan Francisco. May outpaced. but Burns of Oak- land, was forced to hoist the white Round One Burns began to feel the champion :our. shootinc ;i volley of tight lefts to the head. Wolcast merely shook his bead, and rushinc the Oaklander towel of surrender as the gong rang flaved him with for the beginning of the seventeenth right and left ?vines to the head. round of his fiehi today with Ad. Burns assumed his turtle-like crouch. gasr. lightweight champion. 'and then sifted the champion clear off Never at any stage of the battle with a terrific left to the jaw. have a chince win. but..-' u'ss a short, "snappy left and round after round. wii.Ii his face cut was much suninsed. to ribbons and blood streaming over Round Two iiis chest, his opponent and the floor.' v.'olgast shunted he faced the terrific volley of blows od off his feet by a right swing that caught bin: on the jaw .Maddened, he mined right and loft smashes to the i'ac'5. He swung p.vj powerful lefts to the jaw, the first of whk-li lifted she California a clear off his feet. Round Nine The champion forced matters and Burns was soon hanging to rhe ropes. The Oakland boy fought back viciously j each 1-nding several turn's on the; other's face and head. cut his arms working like flails, but Burns never failed to return the fight inc. So fk'reeiy were they fight- ing thai they f.iiled "o hear the bell sir.a had to be pried apart by their seconds. Y. M. C. A. AND INDIANS PLAY BALL TONiGHT The Y. M. C. A. have won one and the Indians two games in the City Baseball League. They clash tonight at the Athletic Park at fi.30. Ir will be a battle royal with big league trimmings. Don't njis's it. Standing of Clubs Today Wolgast Annexed Both WESTERN CANADA Won Lost ii' 5 i Edmonton 7 Jaw 10 It o ;i Brandon 7 12 i Saskatoon 5 IS Games in the Big Leagues AMERICAN R H Washmgton 100 loi 10 Boston Chicago York AMERICAN 30 20 IS from the champion and never backed to the jaw and covered up ViV- [the champion battering away a Round Ten Burns took fighting to the cham- pion. straightened his man man about the j out with two right ivppercuts to the ring, but Burns fhmg his left twice! jaw and Hums retaliated with right ih ]ef- to the jaw. The champion Crouching Defence Saves Kim 'defence. Burns scored lightly thrice jarred his man with a rain of blows to rite face as rhe round terminated. Round Eleven Burns broke up a clinch by lifting1 His peculiar crouching defence saved with short-arm lefts to the face. Eurns from tiic knockout punch, until :gast two hard rights to the in the last minute of the fourteenth and fiercely his man round Woleast caught him off balance !oa the nose -with risht and left, the champions head with a right up- landed a risht swine to Burns' ing rhe blood flowing in a stream au'i a leir swm? to the head- i sore nose thai stassered the Oakland Wolgast danced merriiy and smilingly lo stop :be Cadillac toy. He clinched des-oerately until his corner, while Bums took his Burns :orced into gong rang, and managed to last out the'seat with his face literally smeared oornsr- Taey uatned hard and Burns round, although Woigast's vicious 'with blood. -.succeeded in again bringing the right and left hooks rocked his head Round Three again and again. j Burns" nostrils were still emitting With blood streaming from his nose. blood. Wolgast covered the Oakland- his lips split, both eyes nearly and smothered him with short-arm and his ear ripped. Burns covered hisjPuncbes aimed at the face. Wolgast battered face with his forearms and j staggered his opponent with a straight'with a crash. Burns lauding right and! reeling blindly about the ring tried j'eft- but the latter came 'back with-1 left to the jaw. He covered up as! vainly to clinch. Wolgast landed left stinging face punches. Burns Wolgast fought back and a moment i- most" at will, but Burn's crouch, as- j followed this with right and left to later had Wolgast groggy from samed more from habit than intention. and Wolgast wilted. succession of right and left face and! protected the vital spots. j Round Four (body smashes. "Go on, Frankie. fin-i The gong rang for the end of toe j Burns shot a .winked-left to the face ish nim-" the crowd, but sixteenth before the champion could'that sent the champion's head back. crowd to its feet by beating tiie cham- pion a; his own game of whirlwind fighting. Round Twelve Thev in the centre 3and a decisive punch. As Burn' the moment Wolgast fought gast covered up. Wolgast gained: strength as the round progressed ,ind gered to his corner, the arena rang! like a mad steer and fanded some tell-' t'oej! to a Clinch-. with shouts to Referee Welsh to stop ling winches to the face close !a Iefc -to. tlle Burns swungi as iho bell J the fight. Burns, his irtmg- i Burn's seconds worked desperately i normal size, battled back sainely, I Round Thirteen j over him in the minute's rest, but their igast rushed -his man from one "end off right sv.ings. j the ring- to the other. Hums then !atlri. to .have lost some of his electrified the crowd by rushin0- viii- The at stage oegan' Brandon, May Hurley's Kobinhouds captured both games in [Cleveland a double-header on the Angels' own i Washington camcin.e grounds vestcniuy. Tiie vis-1st: Louis out-hit, out-lieldcd and generalled the locals, winning the iirs; conU-st 9 to .1, and The second 5 to 2. In the afternoon game Thelan oft' color, and the hook was ap- plied in the fourth. After walloping uuir hits in a row and giving a base cm halls, with the bases full. Smith was sent hi and the first ball over Collins landed for three bases, scc% ing :hrec runs, making a total of five in tin's spasm. Smith then tightened up and Collins died on third. In the evening game Heinrich was in the box for Brandon, and was touched up for fifteen hits, netting live runs. Beck's' Aviiri throw over Fournier's head, pre- sented Brandon with their two runs. 18 17 12 I.'.'. NATIONAL Mew York Chicago Philadelphia i Cincinnati 'Brooklyn 15 14 0 15 17 P. C. 000 7 -i Hughes and Street; Collins, Cicotte and Carrisau. Detroit Oil 00] 14 3 St. Louis 000 001 8 3 UlHte and Stallage; Bailey and (Stephens and Clarke. i Second Detroit ........020 OQi' 020__ ft 11 jSt- Louis...... 203 040 13 3 j Covingfon, Works, and Stan- jape: Hamilton and Clarke, jl-nicago 000 100 9 (Cleveland i'oo 00] 11 u Lange, Walsh and Payne: Weet, Gregg and Land (10 innings.) Second {Chicago 100 000 9 3 jCleveland 000 010 n t .555! and Sullivan and Payne; .oOO Harkness- and Land (game call- in tenth.) 100 004 12 4 This Game Will be a lomorrow evening will see the toot- Ath. The weather was cold and the niond wet. dia- match of the season ai letic Parkj when those great the Callies and S. 0. E. come together. The Callies for the past two sea- sons have managed to hold their own against the Sons, but tomorrow night may tell a different tale. A great crowd is bound to be present. task "was hopeless. -At the oall of time, one of his seconds tossed a towel into the ring and Frankie championship aspirations were dead. Wolgast Never in Trouble Wolgast. never was in distress. His speed and strength completely smothered the Oakland boy's offence. Burns' jand mixing it with the champion, land- ling several lefts.and rights to tiie face i before the gong. Rouno Five After half a minute's span-ins, dur- which Wolgast tried to land but he carried the fight to the chal- [knockout, blow, 'the champion almost Burn is Tecumsehs Won Montreal, Mar Tecumsehs sprang a surprise on the Nationals at Maissonncuve today, more than doub- ling the score on the X. L. U. cham- pions, and winning out easily uy a 'score of nine to four. After winning and'pekrson, i two exhibition games from Querrie s L-ards j Indians todny's match looked easy to Qa Wednesday night the S. 0. E. four 'meet the Westminsters in their post- see Iponed game. This game will surely The S. O. E. team will be picked Maissorincuve todav, more than the following: Coles, goal: Par- 'ris and Gurr, backs: Alcock, Chiswick and Firth, half backs: Clarke, Wil- 0 Jetts. Holberton, Heathfield. GurrUncmnati......020100002-5 Vork......000 001 Plank and Thomas; Caldwell Blair, J Second Philadelphia 000 100 New York......401 110 Russell and Thomas: Ford Sweeney. No other games scheduled in American. anc! 5 3 9 2 and. the New York T 1 Philadelphia 000 000 S 3 Mathewson and Wilson: Moore and, Uooin. Pittsburg.......000 000 1 Cincinnati 010 000 5 2 Camnitz and Simons; Fromme and to taunt, Wolgast and. maddened, he Closed in, but again 'Burns guard was land Burns countered with a straight impenetrable. -The round- was a sue- right to the jaw cession of clinches. Round Sixteftn fourteen The closed Jn anfl wrestled Wolgast forcea his opponent -against j wirh Burns leaning beavilv upon him_ the ropes. i the French-Canadians. Over thousand rooters turned out to, the visitors from Toronto go down to defeat for the third time. 4to w Pittsburg 120 020 11 4 Suggs, McQuillan and Clark; field and Simon. Lei- St. Louis 000 002 300 7 take place and is not postponed again, as the posters may lead some to think. The fighters mixed Wolgast brought they mixed it. afte Wolast landin throv.ghout every round. I catapulted Burns into the laps of the I P -_iuiuvv aiier OI1 LQe Iace ana After feeling Burns out in the first j newspaper men; It was more b-v several stiff j Burns fought back fiercelv and Wolgast began his attack to sheer force of his weight, however fought with renew- jcecded in ]andin? telling break B.urns" mrtleback crouch. He I than from any pinches.- Burns came succeeded almost at once, a ripping'hack crouching and they mixed it m mid-riiig. fighting desperately. Burn. cut Woigast's mouth during" this mis and the champion spat blood went to his corner. Round Six Wolgasc rushed fiercely and right uppercut at close quarters starr- ing the blood from Burns' nose in a stream. In all the rounds that fol- knved. he never varied his plan oi" battle. In onlr one round did Burns have the advantage on points. In twelfth. slipped almost to his knees in an effort to avoid a partly smothered body punch. Burns saw his Burns stood up and drove a hard chance ana opened up with a the iaw hror foil- of right and left swings to the two lefts to tV face" v mvi 1-ut. the champion covered and stalled ring rally followed, both desDer- uaul Burns raHy was over. ately to put in a finishing blow Ss he -eu tne ring, rushed into the -neat of The an l showed no mark hut-a-cut lip. Burns (almost staggered -n the! right airf left. shorUrm punches o ihe iace. ed confidence, and again Burns sented a bloody spectacle. Round .Fifteen Wolgast rushed. He feinted with his face. punches to ij._ the i slipped to his knees from a mis-di- _, rected swing. They closed in ianded Iett tapping lightly with lefts to the face.') almost at will, smothered his man with a volley of righ! asd left uppercuts to the face ,and Barns was helpless. From all over" as and quick as a flash with his! rhe hor-se came Hes to stop the bout, ('left, glove found Burns' jaw with a re-j but Referee-Jack Welsh refused. B.urns j sounding smash. Burns covered' up j was reeling around helplessly wirh and received a hook over the heart..' smashing him on the face YTclgast carefully measuring his "dis-j with might-and main on the jaw ended, savir as the roilii'l the Oakland youth Beat Old Cy Pieht was carried from the ring shoulders of his seconds. -9- DISTRICT BALL-AT TA-BER TOMORROW Something Doing at Sweet Grass Big Celebration Planned for July Lethbridge Ball Team to Play There Chicago 000 400 001 14 3 Saiee. Geyer. -Steele and Bliss: Brown, Richie, Cole and Archer. Boston 000 112 Ifi 2 Brooklyn ..___ 021 024 IS 3 Brown, Tyler, Pfeiifer and Graham; Bell, Rucker and Erwin. No other games in the National Lea- gue. Imported Worsted-Suit ts evenngs For your "best11 is nothing else quite so rich eform Won The Cardston ball-team is scheduled to play a District League match'-at Taber to- morrow. A man will Tommy Evans will probably officiate in that capacity. The first District game for Lethbridge is June 7. Magrath-will oppose a" local selection. The postponed Victoria Day game, Lethbridge 'at- Ta-her; wH! likely be played "off next S'aturdav. an elegant as Fit-Reform Worsteds, We import the fabrics from tailor every garment throughout by hand. Let us. show you some of our novelties, which appeal to all good dressers. FIT- BEFflKM McKELVIE McGUIRE, Sole Agents for Lethbridize. Calgary, May all the g-unes! that Calgary w, during I jenf year-non j befc-'t v as jwith so much jo-- and j as that of evening whon-ciij j Bronchos slew Deacon White and his merry Eskimos in about j interesting game of the season. It ja 'battle for the leadership, it was j fight between two evenly j.teajns, it was a struggle 'between jcient rivals, our turn to i there were jnst; enough Edmonton jtsii.'siasts in the stands-to 'make proceedings "right.; The ancient Dea-; the-heart to chase it O'Brien came all con was at "the pastime himself, 'abdj-tUe' way to the plate on the miss, (.the runs weVe scored in such a'happy; Edmonton challenged us in the (and unexpected fashion. Xot-any.-of i but fiiere was nothing- doine. We jtijese would add zest and interest, two riins jn the Afrer a-ball game, but the whole dowi) Dugsan. Stand- ami dies: of tnom in together, .ridg? and Moran hit right in a and you get rominyrd carnival .of rhc firE, Iwo nientioned scored, pleasure, and-! he game of ycore__ R H F evening'will one. Jim will -be, re-JKrimomon 000 7 1 rcrred to for some time to come _ 000 12x_5 7 J jail good fans. And it was poor base-i "ball at that. j _ _. Cy Pieh for the Deacon. Cy jliad pitched a great s'sme on the af-j jternoon of-Friday and it was not hisi jtiirn to fling again, but Skillman wasj inoi in shape and Cyrus asked the Dea-} iron to have another r-bance to make: ;a shambles of the Calgary batters, and; jthe Deacon bade tne long chap go toj jit and do hi? worst. Fete Sfandridgej did the flinging for us and did it well.i Here is how the Bronchos won oiitj Tiie score stood 2-2 in the sixth. In; tneir seventh'with one out. Dudley i sent out a fly to Wilson and Rube' .Mills, who was on second, did bonehead work and was doubled rip.; Here is what we did: O'Brien got to! first on an error "oy Slight and stole the second bap. Wilson hit to who let it pass through him in a most, j graceful manner and thon didn't have' Sweet Grass. May J. Nich- ols, chairman of the committee on arrangements for the elaborate pro which is to be pulled off in Sweet Grass July. Fourth, has just returned from Lelhbridae to announce I thai every important detail of the programme as planned is to be real- ized and that the Lethbridge band, the Lethbridge baseball team. ac- con.panied by a crowd of Canadians from the Coal City will all be on hand by special train on the morning of Independence Day to take part, in the celebration he-rP, which is to he pure type, with generous purses for AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Louisville 500 000 K g 3 Minneapolis 002 070 S3 4 Kroh, 'Higginbotb-am, Lindaman. and Hughes: Cavet and Owens. Second jLouisville 431 021 19 2 Minneapolis... 101 001 5 14 2 Pfeister and Oreiidorff: Waddell, Feaster. Cavet and Owens. 4 0 St. Paul........000 304 15 0 and Bcmis; O'Toole and each event. the Lethbridge which has made a Citizens' Spencer. Second reputation tor it- self in Alberta will iurnish-music all day, and for the bowery dance., to start in the evening. By beginning ar- Columbus 100 100 St. Paul........100 000 6 t 'Lessard and Bemis: Leroy anc! I Spencer. Indianapolis 117 001 13 2 000 000 054 a.nd Hitter; Nicholson, Maddox-and Marshall and Breen. ranirernenrs early. Sweet Grass hopes'. to put up a programme which will not- only-the-numerous'set-1 tiers for -which the town is .-the cen- residents from neighboring 'jndianapolis 000 8 4 towns.. It is expected that'a large i Milwaukee 010 000 11 3 representation of Canadians-will at- tend. In addition to the ;bami baseball game, races, and anxi; Ritter: Gilligan, and Ludwjg Cnd-.'Marshall. music, Toledo 103 001 10 other Kansas 500 012 fi 4 carried out on a scale which will j amusements 'winch usually go with event of similar nature in rival any Montana. The ball team from Lethbridgc is I James and Rapp: Altrock, Rhoades and O'Connor. Columbus 210 001 9 2 JSt. Paul........ 000 '002 U 1 Lie-bhardt. Packard and Arbogast: Chech. Gebring and Spencer. such a celebration when carried out on generous a.special feature is to be a boxing exhibition by semi- to he met by a picked nine of Sweet I professionals., -lud Foley, of Minnc- Grass twirlers. Last year's team apolis, the victor of two forn-er representing this town was the vie- matches' pulled off here during tor :n practically every game with past'winter, is to meet Paul teair.s for miles around on both sides fall, an ex-barber and dry land-farm- 01 the line, and the Fourth of July er, who-has the rrputation of beinj game is to be worth miles of travel lo see evpn by itself, not to mention tiou on the celebration will be had in 'Toronto 5 4 races and foot races of every variety and description, a bucking contest guaranteed to be of the simon the West- Toronto Montreal Lush and Siattery; er, who-has the rrputation oi neing ICurtiss. a fast- mixer. More detailed inlorma- EASTERN o 4 12 0 Barberich and. a few. days. Several leading nien arc Montreal 9 soliciting subscriptions and perfect- Gathers and Siattery: Burke and arrangements. GILBE Y'S It at pure, non medicated Oporto -which U -with- out an equal tenie for building- after COB- It is also for general centumy- tioo an edfter-dinner SOLD BY THE BEST WINE MERCHANTS Curtiss. I Buffalo..................... 1 4 l j Corridon and Dessau ,and Mitchell. Providence 0 Jersey City ...............v- 5 4 3 i Sline and Rondeau; Kissinger jacklitsch._ Baltimore................... Newark............----------. Z Vickers and Egan; Holmes iCady. and INVALID PORT Wine Spirit Co. AtTKlNS OR, WALKER? Either Geo. Aitkins, .champion dleweight wrestler of Manitoba, or JGeoi Walker, title holder for the same .'division in British' Columbia will in London. a.f. the Festival of iEmpire sports, as the representative of Canada. The will wrestle next 'week in Winnipeg for the honor of re- presenting Canada at the b% meet. ;