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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Till idiiv. May -'JO, Till'] ili JJAH..Y dAMdTOFOR A BOUT BETWEEN IcFARLAND AND WOLGAST AD WOLGAST. (By njngslder) Adolph WoJgast-is no The young. Teutonic champion has come to the rnmt'wHh an'ioffor to meet that redoubtable mixologist, Packey Me- Parland, if the stockyards Idol will .make 133 pounds, tho regulation light- weight limit. Adolph doesn't mince matters on ringsWe weighing In either, conceding AND PITCHEBi-i' iJECOBDS OF TWO MAJOR LEAGUES Jack' sensational young first baseman of tho Athletics, Is leading tlie American'.loniuQ iig.tters wit: hah average of H24 nccordtnp io tho lutifet Jlpures. Mclnncs'-tiail-played'in S2 fames up to the time the following tables ware compiled and in 85 'trips'-to'thc' plate had connected safely times, Including: -three .doubles and four -J- Gobi) nl iasL struck his pace and -luring :twq weeks 'has been litUlne :i .500 clip, und has climbed into fourth place un average: "Ti-ts" SpeakRi-'of'the Boston Rod Sox Is hitting at si .400 gait ;and the.-veteran Lajolfc. up to'the'tljrie of his injury, was clouting the bull The Natiorihl'ilL'aKue is still out hitting: tho Han .Johnson players wfth 50 per cent, more in .the 1100 irlrcle. Chief Meyers still tops ttiu leaguers with the rcniurkaljle ayerage of 23 games. v-, Zimmerman bids fair to take the honors, during the coming; week rind tlie Gltint catcher with an average Hall of hus won. nix straight games and league pitchers. The: worked in almost games and 'hits won threes fourths nf them.. Yean Grcgff. formerly with won three, out of four -games he has-worked In. Marquiird. tolfe .lefMijimler, leads the .seven .straight wins lo'liis with Bcnton of'tho. Ued.s a close won, five without a defeat.' AMERICAN BATTING AVERAGES II. 2'B. 8 P.C. 25 Recordi Mclnnes, Speaker, Boston Lajoie, Clevelamh Deicoit HU'fk, Ch'iciigxi Koster, .lones, .Peti'dit CashionV Bodle, OhicairQ Delehimty, Stoyull, J.' Hull, Boston Bens, ;Scott, Redle'nt, Boston, C. Brown, 'St.' -X-otils Cleveland Basketie, Tliarik, AthiaUfts'X-V-VV---- Wood, Wlllett, -Detroit Coombs, rA'thletiOH vi.i Cleveland St. Louts; jriillln, petrplt....: 21 .100 '.SSI .isi U; ti ,n, O.'WJ'U SO. P.C. '.0 -22'. .'-13 1.000 7 1.000 5: -''p 2---.12 JO id. 5 i. ,-.7 G -.2.'- 12" (52. c- 30. 1 "14 Ml .JO S 8' 3 '3 S-'l'jl'. Jreyers, Zlmmermnn, Oliicagp. Dontin, vDnubei-t, -Konetchy.-Str "Bates, St.- Loliis ijweeney, Bostoii, Louis'.'.. Wilson, Kimbe, Phliadelphla Grahtirii. Philadelphia. .Doyle, "iViigner, Smith, St.' Jlnrqiinnl, Humpliriea, winis, St. 'LOUIS nfillle. Kent, Brooklyn......... Ames, New York Sug'a, Cincinnati Clivney, Chlctiiro Adf.itts, Fi-.inlmc. Cincinnati Snaton... PliHaOfiRhla fciMce, LoulH....i'.... NATIONAL BATTING O. -U. 23 19 20 24 Ul 39 22 85 35 't'i s. n 20'; 80 17- 'L'O 27 IOS 25 101 18 ..............I....'.'. 2a 87 13 .'JO.V 17 ,11 a 16 26 101 13 35 '27' SB 21 31 22 87 12 28. 24 81' 14'VS7- IS 76 10 24 -..I11.1......___..___ 17 80 5 16 22 SB M.'.i 20 .11 .50; 10 Pltcheri' Records G. fl 8 6 1.000 1.000 1.000 i.ooo 1.000 .Soo .751 .750 .750 .750 .714 -.607 .667 .067 .600 .500 ..500 I'.C. .433 .429 .112 .305 :-'.3tS M2 .347 .345 .337 .3S7 .323 .321 .321 .320 .320 .314 ,...306 ,30.1 .302 .300. three or four hours before the start- ing gong Packey. If McFarland GVCT expects to he champion ho will never get any better terms than tbis. Wolgast liris quite effectively. lived down the title that was hurled at him by ungenerous critics some yearn ago. He is no longer called the "cheese champion." He lias proven his class and his willingness to meet any nian the public wanted Him to, and lie is surely entitled to all the honors and emoluments that, are now at last un- grudingly coming his way. The world loves a good sport. Would Command Confidence It would be mighty hard to Imagine a glove contest to be staged anywhere riybt now that would attract such tre- mendous interest as a meeting of this pair. IE J, like .Tnck Curley, had 'got- ten away with in a bum wrest- ling match ami was itching for.some more soft coin, I'd pay twice for-a match between Packey and Ad- olph, !iO rounds or more, and tell Jim Flynn and Jauk Johnson if they want- ed to scrap for me they'd have to sign up for about I. believe the public wouldUiaye vastly more confi- dence in such a. contest, Route, Ad; 10 Rounds, Packey Here are two of'the greatest little men in the world. K the contest went over rovinds, my money on Adolph. If it goes to New YcrU, where qhly 30: round bouts are I-lik-a Mc- Farland. Theie Is very iiHip tn Eftln- say the argument that McFarland ranks with the top live or six meii in all ring history so far as -ring geuefal- bhip and glove cleverness goes. Wol- gast haVproven .himself to is'elson for an improYe- inent on the Nelson, type, in that, while he can asslniila.te' as much punishment, be also lias the knack of avoiding a great 'deal more, blows than Nelson could ever dodge. BOMBARDIER WELLS ANXIOUS TO HOOK UP WITH AL PALZER o, f. 7 I'.C. I.OOO 1-000 1.000, 1.000 .833 .760 .7SO :'.750 .714 .6C7 .GG7 3? 21 El -SCO Thomas and Sidney TT. AVcils, lU-comp-Lnlecl by Martin Mnlonay, cnme over in the secoml cubing of tlie.JIaure- tania to acquire the heavy-wefeiit pupl- listic titie antl tnkr, it back to Englnnd. Thomas ia called in Lon- don hociiiise he once wore tlie colors of an roRiment, while Sidney IB lila In-other ;uul Maloncy his mnnager. bunt the heavy- welpht cimmniqn of South Africa, Fred not and slncn then, he faalrl recently, there lia.s been nothing do- Ing in the licavy-welsht business in Lon- don, Ho therefore came to America look- ing for Al. Palzer and Juck .lonnsoli, In the meantime not being at all particiilar whojn or where he fights just so long ns he cnn eather in the sood-sized purses. Wells is six feet four Inches tall and sjikl he weighed 101 pounds, "l.am very he said, "to get a match with I want for my end of the' nurse. ;I think 1 mil entitled to that much. Of course, if we get such a. purse the fight'will have to be n long tllstinice bout somewhere in the West. If wo can not get the proper purse in that part of the country I understand that Mr. 6'Roiirke wllj try to and myself 'for a 10-round hout before the NiUlonal Sporting1 Chili In tiilK city, "I am' in yooil cou'llllon now, 'and tipped tho scales' (his morning at, 191. 1 have heen working hard and believe I can g'vc your American liMVles :t good light. I shall most assuredly try to got on a match 'with Jbhnson before I po hack home. I will not challenge him iinmcdlatoly. I suppose I will have to work my way up (o a point where he cnn not refuse to meet me." Zinn, the recruit outfielder of the New York Yankees, may. secure n re- gular berth in Ihe line-up of the lenni. llo'iflliod in as sulintiluio for Hircile Creo iy a manner Mini, alanipn him aa a..valuable mwi to the oulur-uardcii. BpOSTINGBALL IN SUGAR TQWN Songs, Moving Pictures and Sport Talks at Raymond Meet- ing iliiymoml, Mny evening tlie Alta Theatre was throng- ed with eagur baseball enUiUbiastB, both Indies and gentlemen, and bane, ball was given the biggest boost It lias ever received In Kaymond I'D' many years, auguring ivell for the game III the "Sugar Town" this sea- son. Telling speeches were made by a number of the local moguls. Some excellent films were thrown on '.be screen, and Win. Vaughan, the well- known baritone, rendered a splettlltl solo. Jas. vice president of the Raymond association, occupied the chair, and with him on tho platform was' Z. N. SKouson, secretary of the local club. '.The program commenced liljout 0 o'clock with the Alta crowded to its utmost capacity. A lirst class picture entitled "The was shown, ni.cl was well received by the aniMor.ce, af ter which Geo. H. liudd, manager of the Security Investment Co gave a brief but encouraging address in which he emphasized the importance of. persistent practice. Practice make" If'there was an organiza- tion- more than another iliat needed practice, it was -the baseball club. Dr. .1. S- Wray also spoke outlining the work of the association thus far, jiiid reported that thu outlook wai favorable for a good class of ball this season. Z. N. Skousoh, secretary of the club, }he next speaker, and he devoted Ills-address to the object and purpose of the district league. He also de lared that it was the of the association to. organize a mire league comprising a farmers' Knight Academy team, Mutual Improvement team, and a town .-loam. T'-.ere was some excellent material icli only needed the training in the right di- rection to Inake it second to none i.i this pait of the province, and ne ttas of the firm opinion that it would be a splendid nay to stimulate an 'nines! in the same.. Steps would DC taken at once to to a successful ending, and tliplfl are splendid pns ppcia for a ciiy league in Raymond this. season. Mr. Vaughan then delighted the au- dience 'with, one of his classical se- lections, "The Mighty meeting with a hearty applause from the large congregation. The matter manager was then taken up which resulted in the election of .IPS. that position. The name of Sir. NViilkcr was greeted n-itl- loud and prolonged applause, and he went in without op position. t The election delegates to the meeting on Tuesday at which it wduld lie definitely decided as to whether or not a district league would be or- ganized was the next subject of bus! ,-Tiess. The following gentlemen were duly elected to' the confeience: Hi Nye, Dr. -T. E. Amos and Ed. >Iawk. This concluded the business for ,the eveiiang which was brought to a, fit- ting conclusion by the showing of three interesting films of moving pic hires The loyal, interest ,lhut was manifested at the meeting bodes well for'the local association, and It-.ia a pleasing feature to note that Raymond people are displaying a rcnewe'd in tci-ost in the great American game. SAYS LOCAL OPTION'S COWARPLV W. W. Buchanan Wants Manitoba. Re- formers to Demand Prohibition Crystal City, May tical abandonment of the principles of local option was forecasted by mem- bers of the executive of the moral and soolal reform''council at the conven- tion here. Leading the discussion, llr.' W. W. Buchanan, of Winnipeg, described lo- cal option law as a cowardly measure, born of a desire on -the part 9f'the legislators to get rid of an awkward question. He Quoted the British North America Act as assigning to the province the regulation. of the liquor traffic, and appealed to the con- vention for united action in favor-of a provincial statute to banish the bar. GOT FIVE YEARS FOR LIBEL.. Washington. May W. Piigc, Hie New York linen irior-. cljant, who yesterday was found HiilHy of Ivaving crimin- ally libeled Chairman Harry D. Clayton and members of the hoiiao Judiciary committee, to- day was given the extreme penalty of tlio Jaw with n sen- tence of five years in the peni- tentiary sad a line of was jmsued'.nnon him. Judge Barnnnl, however, suspended operation of tho sentence and placed Page on probation for three years, rennlring that lie renort to the court. MUSIC ANDDRAMA (Conduced by FIDELIO) The Stampede Thu ''Olarciicis Dcimi'tl company add- ed (o Its reputation in the presenta- tion oi "The Stampede" at the Ma- jestic 'Ihe thr.itro Mas In a larger auiliciicc than at the previ- ous play, aiul those who attended not disappointed The lole oi Indian Chief seems paiticularh adap- ted io Olarencl' Ueniual, and Citapa, thu War Ch-pf, ur; forcibly de- lineated. The proposed dispossession ofj Indians from their holdings, which were said to contain gold mines, formed tlie main plot of the piece. In tin- foiling of the sali'i1 plal- cd bv Miss Ediiii Masshall, acted a leading part The serial members oi I lie company, notably Hoy Van Fos- Mii, fl. I'aitoa and C. V. Dill, hand- led, tlieif .respective, impersonations in a realistic manner Tlicy have certainly 'not overstayed their welcome, and, tire theatre-going public of will he glad to see-them-'again. Big Attraction- at the Morrii Tonight "War on the Plains" is declared by authorities in the film business to he the greatest picture .ever produced. 'Ihe (Ire scenes edipsc Fall of (he' photography and ensem- ble, arc better than '.'The Golden Wed- the scenes of-conflict arc to "The Battle." It is a revelation in magnificence and a revo- lution in film production The larg- cast (he herds (if cattle the droyes of horses the inspiring gran- deur of the scenic backgrounds the !r-an'elnti.s photography and perfect dramatic, rendition combine to make this film a masterpiece. Another beautiful feature will be shown in ad- dition to this, and as the program clijngeb rons of this beautiful family the- atre to not miss this rare treat to- night No athance in 10 and 15 cents admission. t'ome early Doors .open 7 p.in Open-Air1 Band Concert Tonight A fine piogram has been arranged for the first; open air. band concert which vull be given in Cialt park this evening at 8; o'clock on. the newiplat- form in the centre of the.park. The numbers which-will be rendered (ol- IMaich "Ihe Battle t ommander "Olnettc" F Mjcri Overture "Donnybronk" Fred White Spanish Seiraailr "La Paloma" Yradier Selection "II Trovatore" Verdi "Hashed Ulen .Luders yeiptu''e 'biglis of I Harrington March Chambers TERRIBLE SUFFERING OFST.K1LDAPEOPLE May Kilda, the lonely home of a bindful ol Scots in the outer Hebrides, is in .danger of starvation. .The. sufferings; of tlie peo- ple dm ins; tlie past months been terrible. 11 is inaccessible for a great-nil. of the year, and owing -to frequent jtorms it has been impossible to reach it since December. Consequently there has been no replenishment of the store of provisions which the is- landers put aside for their days of iso- lation. Since Christmas there has been no communication with the island, and Christmas, and .New -Year's mails, which bring cheer to most hearts on Ihe mainland, are not yet delivered. Tlie provision ship, which makes a regular cill e.irb in tlie season, li still awaited Last Sunday the trawler. 'Strath; more, which touched at St. Klldn, found the islanders in a pitiable con diilon. They are reduced io the last handful of flour, and had been living (or starving) on sea Birds' egge for a considerable time. A Hull trawler, which had called the week had given them all it could spare to miti- gate, the. suffering! of the inhabitants. Upon learning the plight of the Is landers Mr.' Churchill communicated with the Admiralty, .with "tile result that a; wireless message was sent to the fleet to despatch a warship to the relief of the starving people. The warship would reach St. Kllda today. WATCH THE SUNNY SOUTH GROW ICfirmangay Sun) Carmangay on Saturday, May IS, to Mr. and.Mrs. A. S. Ainslle, a son, Mrs. Taylor's private hos- pital on .Monday, May 20, to Sir. and Mrs. Jas, Itciinie, of Yctwood, a daugli- tei Mrs. .Hill's private hos- pital, Cnrmnngny, on May 22, to Mr. and Mrs. .'as. Gumming, Queens- town, n ilauuhler. LAST TIMK TONIGHT SAVING the SPECIAL A bin ipecla! feature procured at great picture bnmfLl oiI Intensely dramatic Interest and exciting sltuitlont; thaw- Ing the true devotion of an Engineer's wife and little glrli Thli is one that will make you throb with excitement. LUCKY A delighttul mid "screaming comedy that will make the EdUon bull pup "UonuV pojnilai froin one end of the country to the other. Bring the children "1IEK UNCLE'S CONSENT A refreshing vliich is a seiics oC "Rib that d.re enough to hi ing 'laughing tours' to a man two glass ejes This Big Ttto-Kcci Feature Tonight War On The Plains Released, Friday, February 23rd. 1912 llus beautiful picture is a elation in magnificence and t resolution In film production See this beautiful masteipiece tonight PICTURES CHANGE DAILY Another feature in'addition, No Advance In Doors Open at '10 cents and 15 centi Come Early TO STRENGTHEN THE DEFENSES Important Conference of British Statesmen Soldiers Held at Malta Malta "ila? 29 conference which piobably decide Gieat Bl (tain's futuie policy in the "Uedltenanean op eneil lime todav tliOBe pin- tlclpailng are Premlei AbnuHH and Winston Ohm chill, Plret Loi d of the Admiralty, wno allied, on board the yacht, Enchant- ress, after calling at N'aples to eon suit Admiral Lord Fishe-, Vlsooimt Kitchener, came fiom ngyP' on a and Geneial Sir Ian Ham ilton, cominandei in chiet in the Med iterraneau and Insp'ectoi general toiceo The conference Is the diicct lesult of tho tecent action of the admiraltj Jn i educing the Med Iten.meiui licet and concentrating sola taken Ciom it in the Sea, which has been the cuijse oE the keen- est discussion in England and Franco !l has led to the suggestion that the existing entente between those Uo countries should he replace! by an alliance The question of strengthen Ing the Diitish ganlson In Egypt and other places en lonte to India and the actn itj of the Italians In the Aegean Sea with its effect on the British po- sition also will be (Uaciisse'd. A Council of Peace London, Jl.ij 21 'Council of wai" does not describe Union ow's impoit ant and meeting at Malta. Council of Peace" n the true de situation, said an official of the for sign ofllce, speaking of the conference with Piemier Wlnaton Chin ohlll, flikt lord of tho admiralty; Bon Hamilton, VICP Admnal Prinro Louis of Bittenbeig and Lord Kltchenei, to be held this week at the chief coaling station of the British fleet. "The meeting is g'gnirtcant of facts" this official continued 'Tlie fu.it is that the piesont is a look about! The second'Is that chiefs of cmpiio fiiiall) realize the Mccestitv of aban- doning attempts to check German na- al developments Tho is Uiat Gieat Biltaln must strengthen Us defences in: Ali Eyes on Malta London, JS the momfnl intoi national politics arc absorbing Kuropeaa nttentlou. I'romloit Asquiths to ,lhe .Mediterranean to meet viscount kitchener and his visit to Bizefta arc causing people! to nslt: "uoesrlt mean Anglo-French al- liance or will .Anglo-German' relations Impiote'" Russia's immpdlale alms nr'o still piizzilng everyone.VThere Is now less hope of an early end of the Turco-ltallan war. Still no fear is felt over any spread of hostllltlos 'this year lie Herlin boui-jo settlement this week is'cxpccted to 6nd snioftthly but the scltlcnioiil. at the end of June Is almost certain to produce groat pres- sure. (lermanv IK lilddlne for loans here foi two months at high rates and "Eng- lish trade is leu eunted The Stock Exchange on opening al- tei the Whitsuntide has bee.i ACI> inactne Reports are cuneiu thiit AustiJii-Hungarj is wishing to enter the international banking sjn- dicate that Is to lend China the mil- lions she so uigentlj needs Ariange- ments for the entiy of Russia not been concluded The weather io Btlll dij, jet recent though Insufficient, aie lessening'the fears regaiding food foi cattle and also crops CAoGriT IN BCVOLVSNC Kenora, Hay Comber, aged IS, a sweeper in the Maple Milling company'i plant hole, was In stantly killed this morning when he was caught in a belt GOOD MAN COMING WEST Toionto, 'May M A, who h.is recened the appointment of qupel intondent ol higli ,ind public schools of Prince Albeit, Sask', will shoitlv for the west HOW GIRLS MAY AVOID PERIODIC PAINS The Experience of Two Girli Here Related For The Benefit of Rochester, N. a dangh- ter 13 years old who hu alwsys been very healthy until recently when she complained of dizziness and cramps every month, so bad that I would have to keep hot home from school and put to bed to get relief. "After giving her only two of Lydia E Prakham's Vegetable Com pound she is now enjoying the best of health I cannot praise' your Compound too highly I want every good mother to read what your medicine hu done for my child "-Mri RICHARD N. DUNHAM, 311 Exchange St., Rochester, N.Y. Stoutiville, Ohio "I suffered from headaches, bsckache and was very irreg- ular A friend wi- t vised me to take Lydia E Pmkham'i Vegetable pound, and befon I had taken the whole, of two bottles I found relief." I am, only sixteen old, but I have bet- ter health than for two or thrw yean. I cannot eipwai my thanks for what Lydia E PinMiam's Vegetable Compound has done for me. I had Ukcn other medicines but dM not find CoRAvB. Ohio, R.F.D.; No. 1; Hundreds of such letters from moth- ers expressing; their gratitude for what Lydia E. Pmkham's Vegetable Com- pound has accomplished for their daugh- ters been received by the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine ;