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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LKTIIKRlDfiE DAILY IIKKALD ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS JOHNSON ARRESTED Charged With Procurin and Will Have to -Stand Trial Prison Bars: Stare Cham pion in the'Face at Chicago Chicago, Nov. heavyweight pugilist, was hy the Federal officers tonigli charged with a violation of the Man White Slave law. ;Hls arrest follow ed the return hy the Federal Grand Jury of an indictment charging him with .having caused the transporta tion of Bell Screiber, a white wo- years old, from Pittsburg to Chicago, August 10, 1910, lor unlaw- ful. purposes. Federal officers searched the south side several hours before Johnson found in a hotel, surrounded by four negro guards. An attempt was at first made by the guards to. prevent the .-.officers from entering Johnson's rooms, bu they were pushed aside, and the gov- ernment warrant served on tile prize fighter without serious difficulty. Tears came to big negro's eyes as the officers put .the handcuffs on his wrists. don't have to do this; I am not going-to run he said. "I'm square, you- ought to 'know that." Johnson's-bonds ha've been fived at but all the Federal judges had left the building for the night, and declined to leave their homes to go through the formality of ac- cepting bail. After several hours' work. Johnson found a court clerk willing to act, and the fighter was taken to the home of Ills aged moth; er on the south side, who signed the bonds along with several others, and Johnson was released. The Charge! Jack Johnson was indicted by th Federal Grand Jury, charged with violation of the Maan Act, of bring ing women from one State to anoih er for immoral purposes. Johnson was indicted on four counts, and his Sail fixed at by United States Judge Landis. The specific charge which is made against Johnson was that of bring- ing Bell Schreiber, of Pittsburg, to Chicago in August, The jury, however, heard testimony of Lucille Cameron, of Minneapo'- lis, whose mother charged Johnson abduction, and she 'was held as a witness in bail. To Prove His Innocence Johnson admitted that he fsnew Miss Schreiber, but declared that he never had her the ticket from Pittsburg to Chicago. "This is one case where I can prove my in-aocence by a hundred witness- ee." he said. Johnson was plainly concerned hc learned that the Sdireiber girl had testified against him. He Tonight the hockey clubs of the city will get. together at T. C. Rldpath's store to enlarge upon the plans given birth at their meeting last Friday evening. The executive will have an Interesting report, and everyone Interested in the promotion of local hockey should be on deck. Representa- tives of the Y, M, C. A., Aquat- ics, Henderson's and High school clubs are requested to be at th' meeting without fall. With last Saturday's games now i football history, the situation in tlw west and east is no longer.a pi-obk.... In tho west Wisconsin and Minnesota will.battle for ,tho conference title. In the east those old time foes, Yale and Harvard will meet in tbi'ii- an- nual clash In the which will deckle the eastern championship. 4. DEORO NOW LEADS New York, .Nov. a Improvement in play, Alfred Di-Oro, the t'u- ban holder of tho world's poc- kot billiard title, forsod ahead hist night in the second Mod? of his COO-point nuloli with frank Sherman. The total score now stands: DoOro, 400; Sfemnaii, 8-15, The liish runs were: DeOro, 23; Sherman, 1C. TORONTO CLUB PLEASED TO JjVlilay, November Sill. 1915 Winnipeg Hockey Phycr Expected to to the majority of the clubs in wus tho com- ment. Harry Holmes, who was n star when Playing amntour tor I'arkdale, looks Fit In Nicely with Bruce Rid- path's of the Men Who Have Signed ATHLETICS WIN IN CUBA Havana. Cuba, Nov. Phll- ilelphia American Leslie team de- feated (tho Alemoudnr nine here to- lay, S io a. Toronto, Nov. President i-crc> Qulnn, of the Toronto proressiona hoeiicn- team, can't understand lion tho idea got circulated that the TCT ontoB were making no efforts toward the securing a team capable of hold Ins Its own in tho n. A; ''We are not making any rash state- incuts about 'whom wt will beat nor