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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 4, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Pajre THE XETnKRTDGT; HERALD November Contestants Must Break Clean in N.Y. (By W. W, Naughton.) San Francisco, Nov. is the way' it reads: in all fights' in the State of .Vww York, contestants imii'i break clean In tlio clinches. This was decided upon yesterday by the Now York State Athletic Commission, a masting held lu this city. Tho commission no longer favors old uraotice. In which (ho fighters could I'l'OU'ct themselves in the clinches." Can it -he true? If so .fiuvwirir the loojMle-loop and the breast grazing uppercut. For, with the loop you must have something to cling to be-1 lore you can make it effective, while i Tvlth the braabt-graxer the only man you coulii hit under the clean break Kystem would be yourself. furthermore, the Ad and enter the Matt Wells and the Fred i Welshes. Welconre the straight loft nnd the sweeping right, and bill good- oye to the hundred and one litfie poKes and prods that can de- livered what a fighter hr.-3 his face nattened against an opponent's chesi. It was the way they boxed years HKO, and the N'ew York State. Athletic Commission has ordered a return to lirst principles. -BOWLING LEAGUE WILL BE! ORGANIZED STAR ATHLETES OF MARINE CORPS TO GUARD LEGATION AT PEKIN 1 Thv bowlers of the city arc Invited to a meeting .at tho Doiillnioii Alley on Monday 1 evening, where 1 lion pin topplars will bo effected. All welcome. Moot- 1 ing at eight o'clock. CLEVER ROLLING ON THE ALLEYS Indians Put it Over the Dominions Last -Night The firs't real bowling mutch of! season was played at Domin-1 Lfut is it fair to the generation of Jiou Iaat. evening, the Indians I American boxers that has built up a 'trimming, the Dominions fey Iu4 pins! new syatrim of the three sets. O. 5loore was in mat has overshadowed the old, [tlie best form, making the One total method of agfp'GBate of i60. Seldenbecher was) uoxlng ns completely as magazine rif- liavc superseded the muzzle load- ers of fifty years ago' strong too, the first game j AMERICAN ATHLETES TO. CUAKD THE LEGATION JN PEKIN t toppling the piny to the tune Of 203. "With First Lieutenant J. P. WMIeox, in uniform, 'the athletes In tlie croup shown-are (1) 'Private TherewerennnovlfiMln Corpora] W. A. Mllslcad. (1) Prtvaio C. Paftch. (5) Private C. A. Corporal J. Roilh, (Sj Private C. Holler. (9) Private G. W. Klotz and (10) Private G. UI1L O. S. P H. Indians G. Moore 190 oosorved since the days of the old Caf- ironiian Athletic Club, hud beeu in- sisted upon right along, there would nave Iwen no Battling: Nelsons, r.nd consequently no Ad. Wolgasts. Joe Cans, under tho rule In ii'ues- non, would have kept In the forefront of champions until outlawed from th-a game by increasing years and de- fining health Then some L-tem- ureak specialist would have usurped me-premiership of. the lightweight, di- vision, and held tlio Nelsons and the uoigasts successfully at bay. The news of the clean-break re-" imuuance will be heard with joy'in Jtmgiaiul, where eyary .boxer regards referee's as "his master's nnd disentangles himself from, clinch- es with lightning speed, so as to mln- inm'a ihe prospects of dlsquaUflca- .ISO P. Seidenbecher 203 179 153 149 Dominions 191 uon. And it M not fear of the referee lone that breeds in the. English bru or a hair trigger readiness to brea upon. Much breaking an much stepping away means ihe intro of many little' rests that ar not otherwise provided for in a threi nnnute spell of boxing. .Moreover, th system does not' require a boxer ti waste his -strength in wi-astiing am wnggling, am! striving lo arm. punches, to say nothing of the ba lering it saves him "from if he hap l'ens to be holding and the other man IK engaged in fighting himself loose 'i break at the order of the referei style of boxing is the one that has mways found favor with English ring men, and them wfri He widespread KiiUsraction over the water when the news of the action taken by the Now I'ork Commiasion reaches there. Ii was announced recently that a smal uand of the pick of the British hoys intended journeying to New York this fall. H ihe. order of the New Vork Com- mission Is" as definite an it app-aars on paper, Tom Jones. may well be Trembling for the fate of his cham- pion, for in a ten-round bout with ciean'breaks, it seems as though Matt 154 121 158 170 meet on Sborer Whitney The C. O. R and Indians Monday evening. MELV1N SHEPPARD GET SEVERE JOLT GREAT RUNNER DISHONORABLY OUSTED FROM AFFECT OLYMPIC TEAM New York, Nov. a series or, courtmartials, Melviu Wl Shep- world's greatest middle dis- tance runner, bos been' dishonorably cnscharged from tbe Twentysecond To reinforce the guard, at the American Legation nt Pel; In, one hundred marines luire been despntched from Manila 'to; the Chinese cupirat. Among this number are First Ueutennnt J: I1. Wlllcox, of tbe Marine Corps, a New fork man. nuti ten star athletes of tlio corps. This picked gunnl will, It IB fluid, be more than tlie equal of men at an? othur Legation FOR THE PROVINCE of London, neavy favorite over Wolgnst, of Cadil- Jac. INDIAN BECOMES GREAT ATHLETE Carlisle Student Promise's to be Best or Race Carlisle, Pa., Nov. foot- Hall season brought into the limo- 1'Sht bere o young Indian student who promises to become one ot the great- est nthwtes hla raco has ever known. Jle is James Thorp, who came here iroin Oklahoma in "liios, with no Knowledge whatever of .athletics. Thorp is a baseball pitcher of great tfflent and aho covers any of the Eacks or outfield well. He can put the 16-pound shot .13 feel, and broad Jumps 22 feet .10 inches. Ho can run 100 yards In 10 seconds, high Jump >M.r feet, and do the high hurdlas In 15 and 1-5 seconds. Ho iu a star bas- ketball player, a good rifle shot, and an export at lacrosse, tennis, hand- nail and hockey. As football half- Hack ho is probably at his best. Thorp, who is only 22 years old. Is F.lx root tall, and weighs Hi pounds. He gaye little promfoe of his.wonder- ful talents until his second year, when )n a dual mt'et against Syracuse uni- versity, he won tho' high Jump, tho shot put, tlie high and low hurdles, and took second pinee In tho hammer throw. j regiment ot the York which he lias been a member ror nearly four years. -He has com- neteij under the regiment's colors in more- than one htmdred military ath- iejic, meets. Sheppard's trouble was nis failure to attend to his military d'luies. Sn'vsniiard 'told the courtmartial: ".My iu the customs service made .impossible for me to attend the flriils. I often was compelled to work late at night." Hheppard's discharge may prevent aim Irom being selected for the next American team which willcomiiete in the Olympic championships at Stork- s the lOUllI Calgary View Includes Lethbridge and Other Southern Cities in the League .for This Year Calgary, -N'ov. is getting near to the hockey season anil hockey must talked in sport circles. What kind of hockey are .we going lo have hand- ed to us this year? t liiestion that every hockeyist sir asking himself ami trying to find out. Last year the hockey was rgppd j when we that it was irst year of the provincial league. The stuff dished up en'the ice in ;ary and Edmonton was- tlie kind hat meant great stuff for. this year, j i the boys only :stuck .and .s far as we can see how, the rs of the teams in both cities vailablc.aml there is no reason lie teams cannot go out on ihe ice at the and no changes ecessary in the middle of the winter LADIES ATTEND GOTCH 'WRESTLING EXHIBITIONS It is said that todies attend Frank notch's wrestHns oxhihi- tlons in large numbers. Calgary, is catering to the fair sex to init in an appearance at the theatre-.when tlie cliainpioa shows there. That being the ladies of Lethbridge may properly attend tlie exhibition that Gotch will Rive here ac the Majestic Theatre Thurs- day next. In fact the higl) class vaudeville circuit fo the east this sea-son, w supporting a turn given by two expert wrestlors in which the wonderful ganie is defined. Gotch's exhibition will tie absolutely Wrnst.jjng'is a clean game and need liot be ne- cessarily j'ulga'v or brutal. It is merely a display of strength aud agility and knowledge of. a scientific art. Gotch will give a highly scientific "exhibition and aippear on the stage in the costume usually adopted by acrobats aud other like stage performers. Gentlemen, get your tickets tor yourself and ladies early and secure, front seats. j in .that league Macteod may cater V, M. C, A. HOCKEY TEAM MEETING A meeting the Y. M. C. A. hockeyists is called for Mon- day evening, team organ- ization will be completed: liolrn next-year. to make the team the best procur- ATHLETICS EXCELLED 1 able. The one object that nnd start right in from the start- to win all Uicu! is to tvin, and. or some other town in the south. The league meeting will be called in (.hi; near future, and the officials for this year will he selected. H up to. those who handled the lea so creditably last year to see .that ii any. of'the official positions iw. it-it: vacant, and new officials haye to be appointed, that right men arc juij there, and that -they are the kind that will stand for no crooked work, and will make each team keep ine JACK JOHNSON ON DOWN GRADE MARTY CUTLCft DECLARM THAT THC -CHAMPION PRETTY NEARLY .ALL FINISHED NOW Nov. "Jack Johri" "on IB (ding back fast H a pugilist, BO fust that he ban .practically de- cided to quit iiie ring forever, know- lie Ihat'lf he fjghte'ii good man he will he beaten." This- startling: statement war. made by Marty ..Cutler, who has bevin John- son's sparring partner abroad, on his rrlval from England. "Johnson has picked up wolelit so npldly. that I don't bolicve ho over get lu shape to a good man said Cutler. "He knows It Hniself, anil, would raver liavo made hat match' with Uombardier Wells :nd he not thought that the' Bombar- for. way a decidedly, inferior riian. "Jack did some hard- training for "at Wells- fight, and .still was In -no ondltiori to meet a toiiKb tuan: WeMn light have beaten him. Johnson fig- red that wHh'lils bovine -skill 'he onlrt catch Wells early In the go with knock-out .punch. If he had [ailed i this his wind would- have gone back ii him .and he would have been in oriotis trouble. "Johnson wants to retire champion. or that reason, knowlngy his condi- I don't believe he ever be ecu in a ring against a formidable MOOSE ORDER HAS BRIGHT PROSPECTS INLETHBRIDGE To be Eatablishied Here 23rd of This Month Hne Charter Member- ship Calvary Contin- gent Corning to Initiate H may be of "The Jiiyil Or- er of which will be formally rgunizod here on 23rd of this louth, is among the most honored nd csioemcd "inm-cIaaB" lons in exiBlencB'.ln the Slates unit liost) who join In thta city win 11 asset that they, will find of great olp and Ibenot'lt when travelling cross tho line. The Lethbrldge of the wder '111 have a charter membership or )iue three hundred It la oipected. The rder-.iByiow a Bllecersful fixture in algary and 'sixteen members -of that dgo will be. retained to 'initiate I IK, embers here 23rd with fflcers of the siiureme lodge ,at An- erson, Ind. v A (igantic parade liaa been spoken of on the day of. Initiation and a general gala time. The order has over eight hundred lodges In the United States aud Can. "The champion has just naturariy up. Try as he would he could membership exceeding da with Wherever Moose are lodged, there is invariably a club room and a ot show anywhere near the.spced he Thls wln bo a t Bed to have. His footwork, usually (toward a largo membership here The good, is slow and clumsy, and his time to join is on the 23rd. The feo inches are not rapid and accurate." Pugilistic followers on thte side that Johnson' was going a fast ice, but the news from Ills sparring; urtner that he IB "nil In" really mes as a surprise. Johnson is 'to return to America on. Cutler says the ohampion'phuis get one or two ten-round fights in ew York with some of the alleged 'like hopes" Jo try himself out. If finds he Is not good he will Quit e arena for good. unches the Bag 'For New Record it. Louis', Mo., Nov. Tony liss finished a fifteen-hour turn at punching n gymnasium bag In East St. Louis, which he-clainis.Is the, world's record for Ijc danced a jig to show hla condition. He is 5 feet 4 inches tall and is 23 years old. During tue fifteen hours of incessant punch; ,ng he lost four pounds. For supper iVeiss ate two doughnuts, a piece of candy and a cream puff. His other meal" was similar. While eating he pummeled the bag with one hand and .te with, the other. He ate at noon ,nd at 6 o'clock in the evening. Weiss laiuis the former record for contin- ous bag punching is eleven and one- lalf houra. up to that .date in after tint >25. DURNAN AND ARNST FOR CHAMPIONSHIP ,To Race on Toronto Bay for Premier Rowinj Motion of World Toronto, Out., Nov.' Dur- champion oarsman of America, yesterday cabled hie reply to Dick Arnst'a offer tor a matched race on Toronto Bay for the. championship of tho Durnan otters Arnst for expenses, a purse of a side, and an even division of one- half the receipts taken by the boats of the Toronto.Ferry Company. STANFORD BEATS CANADIANS All-star Rugby Team Losei Again in California .Stanford University, Nov. 3. Stanford varsity rugby squad overwhelmed the British Columbia all- star team today by a of 23 to 3. J'he northerners made their points on i goal kick by Fox in .the first half when Stanford was penalized for off- side play. The points were the first nade by the British Columbia pjayers in their present trip, ihoth games last veek with the university of California American Owners Fared Well On English Turf This Season .the amateur 1VII1 Jill UIL'U! JN to illK'-tiU I it right. Steady, lianl n'ractic.c is ne-1 nllcs constitution to tlio IcUti: teams in Alberta should have in cessary, nntl the .si'.nie team should scason to each Doc Gibsoii, who was president of the league last year, states that lie cannot act in that capacity this year. N EVERY DEPARTMENT OF UAME EXCEPT BASE STEAL- INB BAKER'S BATTING AV- ER AOE: .375 Philadelphia, Nov. official to a top- atttng and fielding averages of the ttnletic and 'New York playei-j in the rorld's Borras, complied uy Francis Hichter, of this city, and J. ,G. Tay- or Splnk, of St. Louis, the. officials ppolnted by the. National Commis- lon, were made public last night. toe world's champions, Baker eads at tbe bat with an average of 75. Barry is second with .368, and :urpby third with a percentage of U4. The team batting average of in champions re .349. Lord and Day- are the only Philadelphia'players ho took part in the six games, who] ave a fielding average of 1000. Crandall teads the Giants at the bat with an average of be ooly took part in three games. Of the play ers who took part in 'the six games, uaptain Doyle leads with of .304. Meyers second with .300, and Herzog third with .HIO. Jlathc'.u'on nas an average of but he was in tut three games. The team battimj average IB .175. SuodgrasB and Meyers each inve 3' Jiclding average of 1000 In ths i-ls Eames. .Murray made the poorest mowing of any of the Oianlsi Ho d not make a hit during tho svne-t, and hla fielding In fated at .025. The Athletics excelled in every de- partment, of tho game except baae- stenling, and Ihey tied with their op- ponents at four in that branch. view is the winning of the Mann cup. ami to i The goods are here to, ic'.lm W111.k down so finc that is up to the league to there is no reason why they-should chance of mis-1 appoint a man in his place that will not so after it and laiTil it. Even- t.lke Comhinatioii is. the big thing in j after matters with a firm hand team should staYt out with this ob-! ,vinnjng eastern allow no [avoritiEir. to creep in. 'The Now York promoters say that nlesfl' decisions are given In bouts In that city, the game will noon be down ud out. icct in view, as well as ths winning of Tho Herald cup and.the Alberta championship. The St. Mary's of Calgary won the championship of the province last year, but it is well-known fact ,uc jn to gct that to'a point of -perfection means constant play nnd ar. all winter's Go After If the Saints do not go after the that ail considered then) a little weak .Ca, go to gu aiti-r the lug miigjavhich means Uie amateur champlonshipl; of the It doesn't mailer where he is from There may be other positions that need refilling, and the precau- tions are necessary in the select ion of these also. 'Then, again, the constitution should world. This year Uie -'Saints' should make a careful .selection of players ter it, they don't the Edmonton J hc carefully examined and revised, teams should have, that object mUnd J.hcro should he no clause in it view. Some- team-in Alocrta should tliat docs not state (Infinitely what is i nDfiE 'SCOTLAND A. F. A, M. PROHIBIT ANY BEING CONFERRED ON JACK JOHNSON Toronto, Nov.. -Glasgow cable received says that T.iie Oraad oJ Scotland A. F. A.M., has prohibited Fortar and Kincardine Lodge, No. 225, Dim- dec, .from conferring any further degrees on Jack Johnson, the ne- gro prize fighter, pending an en- quiry into tho lodge a few days It will bo I'cmonibcrcd that re- cently Jack Johnson was initiated Into Uic Dundee Lodge.and that a pi-r-if of n-awsiwpcr piiblicity was given to the proceedings. The who is Grand Master oE the. Grand Lodge of 'Scotland, and David Reid, both raised objection to the inclusion of tho prize fighter Into the'Krco Mnson fraternity. This action by the Scotch Grand Lodge will ari'pst tbe action which it it la staled wna be- ing taken by the Grand Lodge of America, of refusing to 'recognize representativca of the Grand of Bcotland. M in from the lirst- to win it, and j there is'uo reason wlyy they should not if stick to it. 'I lie Alberta league this year should lie better than ever, the north stale l-h'afc Reports from "Edmonton will and thus eliminate any chance of misunderstanding. Let there be no more trouble in tiic middle of the season, and special meetings called t0 ndil clauses that were left out. Tho experience of last year should make every one responsible ffcr this year's hockey very careful aml sure. There is' no .reason why this year should not be; year in hockey for this province, aiid if the fans expect it, why not give it to tliem. THE UIICFKRENCB China'-a sees bis wife till' affer.they.are married. strange -In England it's place about three teams'onr tiic ice. They will lively have a strong. City league, but the number of teams _thcv .will'enter in the Provincial league has not yet been decided; j The central division of ihe league :will be strong. The teams of last ;year at Stettler, Didsbury, nacoruiie 'and Calgary will probably all he in: the swim again this year and strong- cr than ever. The smaller towns up J the line learned .that it was neces- sary to'put, strong teams in the lea- j the wife who .never sees her husband guo to compote- with the .city teams after they are 'niarrieil. last year, and this year they'intend to make early preparations and sign up I'layers Oiat arc there 'with lha goods and will win games. In Cal- gary there- will lively be throe tcuna entered, (wo, anyway, and each nf ihcse M'ill be nhle to look after '.-lie honors of this city. f Situation in South In the south, Tabor will likely haVci a strong team, and Lethhrldgu wi'l als0 put a team in that division !hU will niaKe tho chainpioiiri go 'Lo out. There will Hkcly-W 'three- tcaiflil The Annual Meet- jiig of the Lethbridge Curling Club 'Will Be Held In the Council Chimber Wedn'dayNov.8 At Eight O'clock. S. J. J. BRUCE, London, England, Nov. a month hence the season's record for the English turf is all compiled it will he found that American-owned and American-bred horses have faced far belter during the season, of 1911 than ever before. With almost each succeeding day the amount to the credit of American animals is increas- while ntit infrequently, as was the case at Newmarket -on .Cambridge- shire Day, American-bred ones finish n front in .two of the races on the day's card. In the new Nursery Plate, an event worth to the winner,