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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 11, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 6 THE Tuesday, November 11, 1013. WILLIE RITCHIE STUDENT OF CORRECT LIVING He's a Philosopher at 23 and a High Type of Pugilist-Young Athleles Have Much to'Learn, from Him CROSS PUNISHED EADLY BUT FOUGHT GAMELY AND DES- AT NEW YORK New.York. Nov. Fiilchie champion of the world, de- Jelled Leach Cress, of Ihis'city, in a ten. round bout, which went the limit, fct Madison Square Garden tonight The men weighed in al nine o'clock, lolh under the stiimlated weight, o! 3S5 pounds. The ringside weights were annoanc- rd as Ritchie, 151 pounds, and Cross Welh the exception of -.the firs_t round, which was even, and the eighth, in. which Cross had a decided Edvantage.'HIIchie had the tenors. Ritchie Fell In' the second round, after a tuixup, Jlitchle tell backwards -on- his should- ers' orer Cross, who was hi a stooping position. Though the fall was a heavy one. Hitchle'-'dU not seem to be very much the worse for it. In the third roucd. Sitchle knocked Cross down twice, each lime for the count o! nine The first fall a right smash on the jaw. After Cross regained his feet, HItchle rushed him across the ring and put him down again with another right, which was .more of a shove than a blow. When .Cross got up he.caught Ritchie with a hard left hook on-'the Jaw. it almosl .lifted the "champion off his feet. Cross rushing 'again, forced BilcKe to the lopes: It looked In as it Ritchie would win easily, but Cross jwas full of fight, and his power of re- AlfredJloCanu. New York pure, food expert, visited Champion Billy Uilcile at Dal Hawkins read Kouse tho otter day.. "1 om one of eleven children and I tm careful abo-al what 1 eat and my Kitchie. who has never smoked a cigar or takeu a drink in his life. "These ihlngs. and cuter mines that are even worse, which some peo- out of a group except as a gentleman. Why should peonte. somehow seem to be disappointed unless they can dis- cover some evidence of brutality' on a boxer's I do not understand such things.and 1 do myself think alioul them. "I gueJs there have been good and bad policemen, and had law- yers, good and bad business men, and there will always be good pie look upon as necessary to a gocC; -a j bad boxers. That IB just so much have no appeal lor iald. "You can buy a tot of with that laits over nigtt. but you caa not buy a clean body and an active raiud unless you pay the price temperance and self-control." A philosopher at 23 is not so com- ,6n as to be idly passed by., That e should he found In the squared ,rcle of flstiaca instead of in a Sun- day school class was -fascinating enough to compel wonder and admir- ation. His invilation to the lltlle party to have dinner with him was accepted with enthusiasm. To sit side by side with a champion and have 110 fear ol being punched by him is surely a novel experience; hut to question a champion about the most Intimate details of his life and to be made to feel all the time that you are.talking to .a cleanj fresh buy who has a ser ious purpose in life and finds il ban to wail until the linie'ivhen he can run off id college to equip blmael lo carry out the vague dreams of bet Ur Ihings which spur him on, novelty indeed. '-The young athlete has much to learn from Rilchje. Not only does hi more reascn.why 1'should steer away rout the bad. "Sometimes I think it Is my moth- r's spirit that pulls me in the risbt Irectlon and keeps mo' out of rouble." eyes ailed up as he said: She didn't live- to get any of the ben- fits of my- success, and that is the ns big sore spot I carry around with e, hut 1 know she Is happier where he Is Iban I could ever have made and she sticks to me just ihe me as though' sie were here. I omeiimes actually feel her." his words and sif every, hint' out o them, but the subject of his conve- sition must and wort "cuperalloG western .bo; as-'well as the Recipient round, lo'the.en .___ of the seventh, Cross received most of wliile or. not'taUt at all. the' punishment, hut lie kept Ritchie busy, and'.the fighting all through was hanj'ind fast. Croas apparently did noCmlnd the stiff ,'afes he-sss jectlv- ins, contenting'himself with waiting to use. his" deadJy right swing. A .chance fodo so, however, never cams; The eighth round was where Cross [bowed to the best anvant.age.; He landed ielts and rights head, also had the belter of the Infighting. He; Ritchie from his heels to his head with a left hook to the-jaw Ic'this round. Ritchie's showing was not quite up to Ihe'Slandard HghWelght chamiiiona 'who have here. Bui Cross al all times is puzzling fighter, op matter how good his op- ponent may be. and lonlght be -fought at all stages la an end'eavor to win Ritchie's title. There's not a touch of loud nor "I cannot see the use of he mask-.-'of-, a fighting "man. simply because nature and accident have made a nghting man' of me. People don't expect a slreel car conductor ,0 go around-after done pulling a strap or.rinjing a bell. They don't expect doctors to have presoirt tipn blanks sticking out of every pocket to that the people will' noi mistake them for clerks. They don'l expect opera singers to warble up and down e.very street they come to Elm ply because their business is to war blc.' j "Why Bhoulcl I.'who do not feel like a 'bully' or a be asked to pose or to dress like one? There is m> little friend Packey McParland acros the (able, who never took a drink in his life and who could neve be plckei Little Champion Ritchie, simple as in unspoiled boy. loving his work bfr cause it means better things for his brothers and sisters, but resenting wbal he calls the puritanical-, criti- cism of the theoretical evils ot his oc- cupation hy those whose money and success come' to them through other channels, is a quiet, domestic type cast in a .drama of excitement and struggle which has not robbed him of the strong faith in God which he Holds aa his most precious possession. "I expect to .be. held accountable for the .use 1 make of whatever gifts God has given he said. "I am going lo try hard not lo abase my trust. The victory in thai flghl Is greater than any 1 can gam in thi ring." Talking about the 'relationship tiveen food and health; Ritchie saidf "i abominate the extravagant notion: of -hotel chefs. Their "weird-mad1! dishes are not intended; for huma' 1' would eat whea' ead, but I can never- find It trave! g .through the In th qrhlng m'y breakfast'ia 'a glass range several" poached egg n toast, some'apple: sauce o'r prune: ud, a cup of -thin weak coffee, "-M nch.ts a bowl of chicken'soup, wit lenty of fresh veselables' and fruits t night I eat some Umh chops, iked.potalo. spinach or suing hc-ao hd ripe not the green one {at some people make ?6 much fui ver." "Ice cream la my chief dtisipallo iince coming lo New York one of th ig milk companies who nopr make The THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY, LIMITED After bottle of "ALBERTA'S PRIDE" Beer. No matter how hard you have played, no matter how tired and hot you may be, a bottle of "Alberta's Pride" will prove a certain revivifier of lost energy--cooling, thirst-quenching, satisfying. THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING COMPANY, Limited -PHONE'554 SAN FRANCISCO ASSURED OF BOUT BETWEEN CLABBY AND LOGAN ON rfOLI- DAY trw Semi-ready designs and patterns. Men don't like the garish. In the Temperate Zone we like bur Clothes in quiet And we have Suits of Fine English .Worsteds Scotch Tweeds British Serges King's Own Serges Britonslodm- Serges. With Overcoats and Ulsters pure Canadian designs from abric's made in both Canada rid England... x You'll say a good word for Canada when' you see the Jhinchilla Ulsterings in the San KranclEco, Nov. Fran Cisco will riot be without a uoxlug match on Turkey Day, one of the boiin'g 'dates o( the year. Promotei CoffrOtb will stage the Jimmy Clabby Frank Logan imatch Uaiy. Cit> arena, having matched the middle- weights two weeks ago. Clabby has Just officially accepted the. bout through hla manager, Jack who Is In liulte. Mont., at present Clabby. Is .visiting bis fqlSs in the east having left EOOU after GOLF COSTS ENGLAND ANNUALLY SINCE GUNBOAT SMITH TURNED HIM CLAIM FOR PELKEY Nov. 10. Why worry along with an education when you can be a caddy and possibly develop into a golf champion, should bo an argu- ment for English youngsters. Experts have figured thai is 'spent hi Tf.ttg- land annually for caddies. The ttotal exueudllure of MT. J. 'Bull tor Ihe game Is placed "at. a. year. It is COO' Is spent -for golf balls and ?C25.0GO-for clubs. There are aijproxlmalely. 250.000 golf bugs hanVnicrldg Iho pill iu Eiigland. match Ed Ind. Petroskey for On Side. 'Store Emprect Block, Lethbridge, .S. C. Batfnian, Mgr. BRITISH OLYMPIC FUND STILL AT-''LOW MARK Coir.mittce Will Not Further If Erid of Year No "chanje Kvery detail of Ihe raatcb has been completed. agreeing-, to wnger on the outcome. Tte weight will be 158 pounds three hours before the 'fight, Frankle Burns, does not bagg'e over weigbt. He slvea away six or eigHt rounds ev- ery time be'boxes. Flash1' ..'made a great impression upon the locilfans In his match with Petroskey. He Is Hie btsl middleweight since, the flays of the-late Stanley Ketchel. Clabby possesses everything Imaginable in the .boxing Hue e'icent a knockout punch. Clabby came lo stop- plnf Fetroekey, any ot IheHe-w boxers that have defeated including' Frank Klaus, who was at his best when he met Is Logan Underrnted? Logan, according to well- ersed hosing foHowers, is underrrit- A: He Is faster than Petroskey, can ill harder and probably' knows more, 'elroakey is stronger thin Logan, .hough, and can.assimilate more punr Ebmenl, but it is doubtful if Clabby rlll'tind tita as easy to hit as Pet roakey was. BASEBALL FOR WEULESLEY Women Students Would Maks It Major Sport. Wellesley, Mass., .Nov. cam- paign to make. baseball an organized major sport at Weltesley college Is under way among tfce young women of that Institution. "llow strong nnd beautiful and good AS'ellesley girls' then might his" reads an appeal sent out today by the sophomore class. In this appeal tbo class asks that baseball be ad Jed to-the sports, so that "more students may he induced to keep .iii training and therefore their physical welfare." New Yort. Nov. Morris, OUlahoraa uiaul, Jurins; his daily ex- erci.ifs at the New I'olo. A. A., yes- terday made the Intcnslinj; announce- ment tliat in fulme he nould call himself tho white hravyivclght cham- pion ot the world. "I'll give you a good reason lor claiming it, said Mo'Tis. "Gun- boat Smith has poMttirlv lefused tu meet me A majority ot tlie lair-minded spectators who saw us bov. In the (iarden receiitU' will agree with me that Smith quit cold, lie was not in the least disabled hy tho blow lie said was a foul, lor he was able lo walk to his cornel atler the referee lad stopped tho bout. "I never intentionally fouled a man my life, and my record will show ii. li Smith wasn't atcaid rue he have signed up for another bout, which would have drawn a 000 house, in my opinion. "I'd tc willing fo box Smith and forfeit my end of Hie money II'1 lull- ed to stop him in 10 rounds. 'Technically Arthur 1'elkcy is the champion because he accidentally kill- ed Lulher McCarty. Til like lo box rclkey, hut .so lor he has'not shown a disposition lo talk business with me. Jf Jim Klynn, who. teat rue two two "years ago points, wants' an- other battle, I'll accommodate him, hut 1 guess he has had CATARRH{ OF THE BLADDER; London, Nov. 10-r-The special Olvm- }ic games comniitte'er unanimously .de- cided that il the [und which is being raised lor the preparation of a Brit- ish Olympic team for Berlin not reach- .by pi the year, the committee would not be justified in proceeding further in the- matter. The committee expressed great dis appointment at the inadequate sup- port given the fund bj- the public and pointed out that the money I: urgently needed for the. pre'para SECRETARY WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE IS APPOINTED Jledlcine. Hat, Nov. President James Fleming, of the, Western Ca- nada baseball league, has appointed D. C.1 Cushiog, the well-knowa sporting this city, secretary-treasurer of He league. cal flav6r3, has put me on ita books or a freezer o! real ice cream lay. It'sli pity. the. gams kind'of Ice Team cannot be had all ever the country." pecialty of- pure Ice cream, free from jfioiis which ate bang-held in 'aber- osl-tar dye, preservatives and'chein- ance until the. cprmnUlee .is. assured f sttonRtr bacilng'; In the meantime several of the" best j English trainers are being sought, io rain foreign teams; .unless a uick, decision is be mplofcii. in caringlfor -'the' rivals ol JOHN L. SULLIVAN'S AGE Answer to Enquirer: ,lolm U Sulli- van.was borrt on October 15, at Boslonj llass. SECOND SCHEDULE "Y" BOWLING LEAGUE Tlie second series ol games in'the Y.M.C.A. bowling league la on Us way. Here U Ihe schedule: v, mid Lumber- men. Nov. vs. Herald. Nov. VP, "Y" Dorm. Nor Herald. Nov. School. Nov. "V" Dorm. Nov. lierald. Nov vs. School. Nov. vs. "Y" Dcffm. Xov. VB, School. va Businessmen. Jsor, vs. "Y" Dorm. Nor. TR. School.- vs. liuslness men. Dec. vs. "Y" Dorm. -The fund now 'stands: at DE ORO RETAINS TITLE .Alfred DeOro, the three-cushion pro fcsslonal billiard champion, retained MB title hy rl of e all n 5 Joseph Carey, of San Francisco, at New York, In a of matches. The Only Way To Stop Drinking The trrenlBtile craving desire which drives alt drinking men on and ultl- malely -wrecks them physically, men- tally and financially' can be. removed by the Xeal Trcalment In three without tho we ot hypodermic: Injec- tions. Act nt once anrt. InvoatJgale the N'eal Treatment. H.lfl a safe, sure egeiabie remoay.; Caii or writo S20 13th Ave, West, Calgary Phone-W. 4525 (By Francis Oulmet, United States Oiren Golf Champion) A of goif stlclca'miy be made of anywhere from six to about ton clubs. Tho flrsl of-these would be, of course, the driver. .This club ghould he about inches lopg and ought to weigh between 13 lo ounces. A ellght. whip near the head of the club will give a llltlo more distance, but, o( coarse, tho club must not be too whippy. Tha.braasle, oup.ht to be exaclly the satne so far as length or weight Is concerned.; 2.''. The shaft rhiisi.be stifferi because a cetlain amount of strain coines'on the shaft (n playing froo) biad lies, etc, and the firm shaft will also It much easier to conlrbl'the 3hoL- The face of the brasslo should be lofted slightly. The cleek Is the next club lo follow the.brasslo. Thla club has a very short face and little. It n tow shot with a grenl deal of run. Kor long sh'dta to (he green thla club Is very necessary.- 1 V MicMreri Vtry Important. The mid-Iron weighs between 14V5 aid 1C ounces and the shaft is about 38 Inches. A raid-lton Is niade.tp play a fairly high shot of about HO yards.' Thla club is the best all-irjound club In a set. The hnf a shaft of between 36 inches and weighs about Ihe same us Ihe mid-Iron, It (s used for playing a high shot or pitch lo a green, causing' the, lo stop after It Tho puller, which makes the sixth club, nhquld he selected as fo feeling and balance. There a nurnner 6t different 'styles of the putter, and, all are good.; Tho another clob which everyone should- have. This. Is nothing more or less than a cleek, well loflc-d antt made eitra heavy In Iho back of the head.''The dUUince' obtained from this club la nol as great a3 with a deck, but It picks, the ball up lltlle quicker. Jlggtr U A Jigger is another useful club, and should bo used by those.who find It mid-Iron and tnashlc. Jerry Trams Is a great exponent of this club. A mashlfrnibllslc (i a club which should be used by Uiose who find It fo put a back'spin on the bil! with tho maahle. 1 always carry .both a mashle-nWlck nnd a very large-hcaded nlMlt'K la my bag. Tho big hlbllCK often saves a stroke when one Is In (rouble. An extra puller well to have on hand not necessarily like, the bno you might already have. Oftentimes j-oii lose the. touch of the, putt with your faiorllc putter, and a change will, no doubt, do a great deal of gooO. A short brasilc! or spoon, as It Is caljod, sometimes well of I use dll of these clubs, .and. possibly, .wilh the exception of the cxtrs gutter, 1 aiantEe to ot them In a round of eighteen holes. is (hat kind of underwear yoti the Iclud tliat cannot' sag 'or. lose its. shape. ''_" Every- suit bearing the' famous (ri- angtdar trademark is actually knit to-. with exacting care lo fit types of inen, women and 'children. No. 95 natural woo] garment ispro- bably just what you are 1 coking to sec il. Penmans Limited, Paris, Canada Undent Whiff the Aroma not certain proof of quality, pleasing aroma does furnish strong evidence that ihe flavor of a cigar is right; There's a dis- tinctive and fine aroma lo Clear Havana They represent the arl of cigar making al ils You can depend on their quality being hccause of our enormous purchases of the exception- ally fine Vuelta Afikjo crip of in quality lhat Cuba has seen for many.years. Sold al moif afiopi in ifiopcf anJ jfzci. Popular "flrejW shape, tvo-far-a-quatler. W. R. Company, Limited Sherbrooke, Quebec ;