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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Ptge A. TlTE LI-yniRRTIJifaK'DAILY HERALD' Friday, November 3, mi GOTCH WRESTLES UKEijpUSE AFIRE Story of How the World's Champion Disposes of His Opponent-He Appears at the Majestic Next Thursday NEW HEIGHT RECORD, Frank Gotch will appear at the A! jestic, theatre bore the 9lh of th momfi. The late Grant, Spot Ing Editor Calgary News Telagnu previous to his demise, was iu uhnrg of the Ootch tour through Canada and had prepared set nil a tieles for the newspapers of the title In which Gotcli will give an exhibltioi preliminary to the champion's nppea mice. following articl'e was pen lied by decwsed for the Herald A great many people, wrestling fan .find people who have never seen th grapplers at work, often wonder it IB thfct Frank Gotoh, the plow bo irreitler, bli battles on the mai thoie who bare -own the lowau ii motion, tfcere it, not, miich mystery I ihe mutter! There is no i toe way tiger pounces on his prej unrt liter tuaiualnc himself by tossin; tne victim about, proceeds to satlsf; It's natural. Th' thing applies to Ootcb. He i natural wregtUr, WiK (or the garni irom -the toes up, and with a heat Killed with the tricks of the trade tor three.yean, in Montreal and But laio, it fell to my lot to associate with Gotch rather intimately, and as l nave both Gotch and Hack on the mat at different nines, and have studied their meth ods with some care, the. big- match al Chicago appealed to me. No man Tvfco ever graced the mat can, inllict more punishment upon an opponent than .can Frank Goich. He is a re- jentieBa human whirlwind, apd, if .the otner, fellow will not submit, why so uiucb.'the worse1 >or Aj a- sanr j.'e of what I'mean' 'take the match iu with "the foreigiieK'Karakau- in the city of Montreal in the j'ark Sohmer, the Canadian quarters for tire wrestling game, uotch had beaten old Dan AlcLeod, a huge grappler by the name of Apollo with more or less ease, and oeorge Kennedy, whi? was running thy (tame there, brought the ihig Turk over to try him out. Tue first night of hts appearance he broke his oppon- ent's shoulder in a minute and a half, und the next week smashed up hie man iu Jig tinie. It" surely looked .uKe "a find for Kennedy, and when tne crowd began to cull, "Gwt Gotch lor "Let Gotch at him." etc. uegrge came to the front nf the stage bowed his thanks. He had found ine man who would make him famous, 'mat night word was sent to Frank to tome along, horew, foot and artillery w do battle with the unknown Turk. >'or some renson, the foreigner' want- ed to wrestle to tuis Uotch asaented. The result was a deadly joke. Aa the bell rang Frank jumped off hw chair, rushed across the ring, seized the astonished jerked him from his chair, tiimg him around an empty bag, sinrt, getting him down, he put hum- meriocks and strangled and toe holds on him so fast that ev.en the harden- habitues of the Park were sick. A dozen times thoaa nearest the ring and horribly strong. Knowing all tlie tricks of the trade, he is never at a loss for. a hold or a break, und wuti his marvellous spcfcd. und griiu (lar.erinlnatton, is a doatlly enemy to Ho positively never slows u tor a second. He wrestles in miicl riivj same way that Tommy Burn after his man. Sooiie or. later the other feliow must tire ana then It Is only n question of ti ild and spectacular finale. ,Thoi o say, as Bert Collyer has said, tba uotch. is the possessor of a yello streak either ignorant or are o'rijy jestiqg. If Gotch is anything.he as a pebble, and'as 'trong as a, .vouug bull. That he is ormny and a student is proved b; nany incidents.. One'" will suffice U'nen I met him first I asked him sev era] questions of a character calculat ed to draw out his knowledge of the human body. I wanted to see if he working along with a "strong arm and a weak as the saying or was actually a student of anat- omy. He no "to his room nt hotel and put about a score of liffsrent holds on nie, and each one different of muscles, 'he next day I could not take off my out. -It ,-WRI a soft of home-made ystem of Japanese wrestling, but ery effective. That fiwe minute de- monstration convinced me that Gotch cae a student- He admitted-that be wed niiich io wonderful Farmer furnB, and to a number of medical riends. In that bout -with .th-a for- igner Gotch told nie that he had used meteeii of the worst holds that he new into action. No -wonder' that ney had to 'blow brandy into his face bring him back. The Aimiiiil Meet- ing ol iho Lethbridge Curling Club Will Be Held In the Council Chamber Wedn'day Nov. 8 At EijjM O'clock, y 3. J. SHEPHERD, J. BRUCE, Sec. Pres. Bube" McDonald, of the Irish-Am- ericans, created a new record at the re- cent fall cnines of the Irish-American Athletic Club lit Celtic Park, N York, at putting the twenty-four, pound shot. The slant member of New York's he leaden mis- 1011-10 In wliicb created n new record, for thar event. The old mark, 3S ft. in., i made by Ralpn Rose, of the Olympic Club of Sat Francisco, in Madison Square Garden on December 30, 1904. police traffic squad put sile a distance! ot- 33 Columbia Hockey. 4' Team Starts Play ew York Coached by Can- uck, Miy Include Canadl In Tour. New York. Nov. approach of e winter athtetic season ia indicated the beglnntos ot prellmnary do nothing in_the_way ;s .by hookey candidates at Columbia j Four-Club League Won't Help Game iuch Division of Laerfiise Teams ia Said to Be GCod Businsss, but Poor Sport Toronto, Noy. the same as, nc Toronto-Tecuinseh hockey clash, is its talk of the new fouf club licrussq eagne, embracing two Toronto and wo Montreal twelves. Fred Thorn p- on. the former secretary of the Torou- o Lacrosse Club, is said to be.the fa- le r of the.scheine, while, the iVation- s and Tecuinseh-5 are Known to be rongly In favor of the change. The league looks good from a busi-j ess viewpoint, but that lets it but. It Bowlers Will Lock Horns This Evening Last evening saw some.good bowling i the. Dominion Alleys, some ver> good scores for this early part of the made. Goo. Moore, top led tlie scort1 with 223 in one game and ollowed it in another with 221. P. SeL enbecher, the heavy baseball slug ger and crack third .Imseinviu of the city team oC last season, also rolled last evening, and is sure there with Hie fast ones, sending the pin stickers to the high places every time he roll- ed. W. R. Bruithwa'ite, of 'round-house' curve fame, put up his usual nice game but was it-little" unfortunate at times, [thereby holding down his scores. J. '.Moore and L. AlcKenzie were also the game. Tonight a match has been arranged between Geo. Moore, Moore, P. H. .and Sinclair, Shover, T. Evans. Thfse bowlers are all high score men and should put up a good exhibition. The Canadian Order, of Foresters' Challengers will practice this evening, and all C. 0. F. bowlers are requested to be present for the work-out. Bruce Ridpath Hurt: Related in Lethbridge MACLEOD CURLERS Organize for Season and May Enlarge Their Rink Nov. xt'ini-anuual nocling oP (lie Alnclrod Curling Club lieltt hi tho Qiircn's on VeihitiMday night mill lite lollowitij; Hlt'iiiJ. xverc for the coming tasrai Hon. President, T. I1-. Slcil- nun; 1'ieslihml, ArMuir Young Vice 'resident, W. ncnwlck Kccrelary- 'reasurer, A. 0. Stanway Chan- ttln, Hliv. R. lloylr Auditors, H. K. Corf right, and F. McHac KxecnUve 'oinmiUco, M: C. Maclean, Dr. Kras- C. I1. Mcfiladdory, p. C. II. I'rim- osc and W. II. (jitorgr. Oilier oininltU'i'S will he appointed later, 'lie report of the laic conimiltw liowcii Hie club to lie in excellent onilllion. Messrs. .A. Young and. M. Maclean were appointed to repre- cnt this eluli in the Koyal Caledon- ia furling Association. The qncs- ion ot enlarging the present rink as given considerable iliscusslpn bill miained unsettled and it is quite ossible I bat there will he cbang- i made this yenr. The cluh looks nvard (o a very successful season its winter and all present indica- o.ns jioint in that, direction.. "Progresso 'VftlH OVercdat V Wear it on mild days- wear it on days wwur it every day, 'from .now .until spring comes oing After the Burley Russian Toronto, Unice Kid- niTernity. In about a men 1] be put.to work on the ice. An western trip has been ringed for the Christmas vacation, itcago and Cleveland are among the .lee which will be visited, and if can be made, and the Incurred is not too large a, p will be. made into Canada. The am. Is being trained by Tom Hmt'ard, ill kitown Canadian player and former coach at Vale. jalong lacrosse, while in Cornwall and Ottawa, the game will suffer seriously if these clubs are >uot iucluded in the major league next summer. Develop- ments are expected in a week, and whether or not the N, L. U. is to die a natural death just as rtid several of the senior hockey leagues, from want of support, remains-1-to be seen. inought they heard his back or the "ones in hie arms of legs crack. Fin- ally Gotcb picked the big fellow up unii holding him at arms' length unove his heau, dashed hlrn to the mat, at the sanre time falling upon win io enforce the fall. They had fo mow brandy in the Turk's face to Dflrig him around. The next day he passed out of the snorting history of me ciiy of Montreal. That is Gotcb all over. Not that he IB intentionally urutal, not at all. He is merely ear- New Edinburgh to go After the Allen Cup Fait Eattarn Hockey Turn Intends Going to Winnipeg Ottawa, Nov. Johnson, manager of the New Edinburgh club, Bays that he intends calling a meet- of the inter-provincial union -poriS for next week to arrange for the trip to Winnipeg in quest of the Allen Clip. The New fcUinburgha have not as yet received the exact from the-Winnipeg Victorias. -But It te ex- pected that the rtiatcbea will he played between and New Yearn. The New Edinburghs will have the 'earn of lant years' players for the Al len Cup mutches. Ball Players Want a Union path, the well known hocKcy player, lying' in St. Michael's Hospital -iinrt thri chances "of his re- covery arc very slirii. K'o is suffering rom concussion' 'oi'rllhe brain, his lace and head 'art1' badly, .cut "and jruised, am' Uu> doctors are lot yet; he apparently has fractured skull. His injury result- ed from "an automobile accident at Yonge'und Alexander streets tonight. Ic was struck-hy-an autoii'Otiilc he- ng .driven -Campbell, at 62 Havelock street. Kid path had alighted from a Yonge ;treet car rtnd walked behind it, when I he automobile with a party of men and women came down Yonge street and ran Ridpath down. He was thrown to the side street with j great force, as tin: automobile was travelling fairhv.fas't. Campbell was arrested shortly, af- ter midnight, charged with "'causing a grievous bodily injury and lodged in At "two-.o'clock this morning litdputli's condition was uncImngcrL Spokan. for Leon Hit Prey, Spokane. Nov. Bors. claim- to the applliig title, 'leaves, Spokane ,to- ght for Portland .where he eipecfg a match with Jack' Leon. e gigantic .who meets aiik-Gotoll, at Seattle on Friday night. Unless entices Jack Donovan into a match in Spokane within tha nejjt; few .weeks he. expects to" leave Portland for California, then work his way over into TC.VHS: bet'oi'e retnrning here. It's built for service as Well ai meets every change of the and enables you to be perfectly, at. an extremely moderate price. .A sir', to see t.h.e1 "PROGRESSO'V MADE 'AND QUMUNTMD IV H. VINEBEItG A C04 LUUTEO, MONTREAL. SOLD WITH eUAMNTIE IY UcKtMo Lethbridgi. Bruce Ridpath hns'a brother and jiater residing in Letllbridge.- .Mrs. S. G. .I'oiiger, and T. G'-Ridpatll, custom tailor, Hull niock.. Major Leagures Signify to Join New Organization Philadelphia, Nov. A" baseball WOLGAST TO COAST Chicago, Nov. -Ad. Wolgast. champion fa on his way to Los Ang'alcs .where he expects to roo ball star of the New York club, is er- Thanksgiving Day. Wolgas-t, it to be the president of the organ- 1 ls naa g'yon up all hope of se- Rifle and Pistol Cartridges. The proof of the puddinf it the eatinf; the proof of the cartridfe is its jhooting. The f reat popularity attained by Winchester rifle and pistol cartridges during a period of 30 years lathe beat proof of their shobtinf qualities. They always give tatiifac. tion. Winchester.JJ caliber cartridges loaded with Smokeless powder ht've the celebrated Winches- ter Greaseless Bullets, which make them cleaner to handle than any of this caliber made. ALL SUCCESSFUL SPORTSMEN USE THEM. teation, according to a report ed liere. It is said players of ni.inj' of the National and American clubs havo signified their wil .0 join the is ntended to secure better rights for he major Problems arising constantly in .ihe ?ame have emphasized iliu .'in'. of union on the' the players, who are at the mercy o; tue ciub own- era and the powers that, he in organ ized baseball. Thus, 'the "playftra have no recourse but to submit to the edicts of Ibe club owners and the na- tional com whose rules, like tlie laws of the Modes and Persians, oatinot ho changed. The proposed union will have a con- stitution antt by-laws -arid will be''or- ganized with tho i.ntoution of co-oper- ating wtth men in the game bettering present conditions in the world of baseball. New Toronto Rink to be Ready in Time Nov. steel for the new arena on Mutual atreut has arriv- ed in Toronto, and although only a till (pi-antity reached tHc premisoH yesterday morning, mrloads of the material are waiting for Iho cartage men to take it to IU-desttnattan today. From now on work rivalled day find night, and 'there hi no reaion why the rink should not he complete in the iwcifled lirne for hockey lenuon. curing a match in New York WITH THE BOXERS Kid McCoy and Kid Lemmel, Ev- ansvillc, Intl., will meet at Gary, hid., November 10. Fight fans in the south are highly elated over Tommy who fights in the featherweight clmis. WAGNER HEADS FIAT GRAND PRIZE TEAM Wagner, the equal of iiny automobile driver In the world, U bare a yilacc in the Pint teara In the Thanksgiving Day. Felice Warfare hurt been selected to the team, but hr will not drive. U it improbable thwt he will even be In America for the Bhif of (lie cliMlc coot eg L j Probe the Phoney' Ticket Sale Soon National Commiision Wll[ Aniwen B) ush Nov. PfiHonal Haseball JCorjimisaion will meet in Cincinnati N'm ember II to begin mi investigation into allegud ticket scalp- ing in connection with the recent world's series. This was. announced tonight by B. ot the American league, and member of the National Commission, 'President Johnson a'iso announced that tomorrow he would answer brvaf ly a letter'-written him by John T lirush, president ot the New; York Na- tional club, urging Johnson to'make use of information he said of the regular sale of tickets; and asking him to induce the commission to make an investigation. .Mr. Johnson said that President Brush was the person who should make the.investigation, and in his let- ter will ask that official to investi- gate separately from the commission and give what information acquires to that organization. SWEATERS A-fine Hue of Sweaters iiiul in plain and I wo coJor effect, with, new reversi- fjje collnrs from ench BUCHAN'S ORVAN iLOCK, FIFTH ST. NEXT TO EUREKA THEATRE MUSIC ANDDRAMA (Conducted by FIDELIO) Preacher With a Punch i California Pug to Enter Billy Sunday Field San Francisco, Nov. to oecorae a "preacher with a Eddy Young, of San .lose, well known iii California, as a- featherweight pug- ilist, has announced that he will en- ter lino ministry, and Inter become an evangelist. "Religion needs men who can put a. Kick in Young, today. "I'm tllere with the kick, and now you can 8H back and watch me slip the devil Jome of the old Young will address the Young .Men's Christian Association here on Sunday afternoon. He will" go to Chi- cago to study at the Mqody.-Evangcli- Institute. PROGRESS OF THE and Fowler Meet at Tuteon and the Former GOM on Toward Phoenix Marlcollj, Ariz., Nov. C. P. Kortgers, flying westward on hla .rHnacontinentui aeraplone ar- rived in Marlcopa at 6 p.m. Iiftvlng nude the (light from Wllcoi, dls- ance of 180 Hodgers left Wllcoi o'clock .m. He reached Tuscon at 1 p.m., and, after cichanglni; greetings with Rob- ert G. Fowler, who Is emtbound on >ame kind of flight, left at J.4S p.m. or Phoenix Fearing could reftrcetjr make Phoenii hcfore night -Rodfers algbted here, and will reiutne tomorrow. MaJMtle One of the largest and' best com- panies that evsr toured Canada will seen In the Harry D. .Warr's Majes- tic Stock Co which uiu open i liree nighte'- engigement at the Majestic Tfoatre in this city, commencing on C. Ther company presents New York successes, such as "The Third "Brewstei s "Professor's Lova "The "My Friend from etc. Mr. Wm. E. Ulake. leading man, is conceded to he one of itie bctit stock actors on the American stage todav Keflncd vaudeville between the acts and papular prices make the Ham u. Marr's Majestic Stock Co. tire most popular and appreciated that hafl ever loured this country. txtra Attraction at Starland Tonight Btarland managemsnt announce a Dig'attraction, for the week end, oire ot tlie most thrilling and exciting ma- nne.utpTits ever attempted, entitled Ouh The storj a laige vessel, i aooiit to be dashed Io nieces on rocky coast when the beacon lighj riallies forth In time to the slJ which is freighted with precious louli' andtlw captain nuts the steamer aboii m the nltk ot time The storj has I- ao the famih of a lighthousi Keeper .on a lonely! shore, with deed of heroism and moments of sufierin depicted The mecbanlsni that pn pels the revolving lights becomes dli od In the absence-of the keepei and the wife and son provifrentinll. come to the rescue, the woman h sheer strength keeping the lights n Heeling on the saa to the mai iners to steer clear of the shoals. Tli son, a small boy, Jlgurm In the itor oisplaying that berolam that Is m pected in the son of .a daring fathei J'hia keeper is rewarded by. the captai of saved vessel with a meda wnich. he gives to ntou .buy to'best advantage the Re form Wtrdrobi. Fit-Reform sSuite and Overcoats at Ji run and up. Vou measure Fit-Reform quality by my other itindard, iitnply Fit-ftcform Suits und Qvereoili' ire in i. McKELVIE ;