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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 20, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Pagofi THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY gKRALP Thursday, November :j ll LEAVING STARS BEHIND Managers McGraw and Callalian Nol Taking All Their Best Players on Tour of She World-Far be it From So Californian is Peeved ai Way Welsh's Manager Has Attacked Him Xcir York. -Nov. appears to be small.'if any prospects ol stag- ing a fis'nt tetn'etn Champion Willie Ritchie and Welsh, either in this country or in England. Whether Ritchie fears Welsh or Is upon not giving the Englishman v chance to aalce a neat sum ot mon- cy so long as Harry Polloct manases him is a question. Hitcble is entirely cut of tune vvlln Pollock because the inter has for the last tiro mouths been bombarding him In the news- vs for bis alleged runujug out ot JOHNSON MATCHED FOR A FIGHT IN PARIS IN JANUARY Freddie Welsh Has a Good Deal of Praise For Ritchie-Cross Bout Paris, N'OT. John- son was matched today to tight Frank Moron during tbe second Week In Jar-sayr for the heavyweight champion- ship of the world. SIKKUPUP WILL ALLOW N.H.A. TO OFFER TROPHY FOR ANNUAL 1NTER-LEACUE SERIES 1 1 I I 1! a'malclTwiih Welsh on Libor Day in Winnipeg. Hob' Verr.on. the widely known Frorlsraan, 'says be represents a syu- nlcate cf British sportsmen auth- orized.him to bid for a HitchicAVelsh fight" in London or Wales, b-jt says he has been.unable to obtain RilcMe's consent to fight the British champion. He made another attempt yesterday to .close the deal, but failed again, as he. explains In the following state- ment: met'Willle Ritchie and Foley, by appointment at t'ousidlne's offered them a purse of to box Fred- die Welsh for the world's lightweight championship. In either London or Wales. The'oft'er carried with it two- thirds of the moving picture urivi- loc.es. been authorized ty. a fjn- sportsmen in Great Britain -to'make this offer tnd they are ready to post the entire purse, and also, it Ritchie insisted upon it, Jto post it tn this country' if n'eces'FaTyT pfoviaing Ritchie and Welsh-were willing lo tign arlides of-agreement Welsh h's'd already accepted the offer. declined the proposition, not flatly, but he might just as well Iiave done so, as he suggested that the proposition be laiii upon tbe iable until after the first of January r.eit. He could" furnish me 'with' no better reason'for doing to other than that he was matched to meet Tommy Mur- phy in San Francisco next month. I suggested that be make the "Welsh match provisional upon the outcome of the -Murphy contest, but without avail. _, am prepared to make the'hial'chi to post the ent'rre puree upon the lijnir.g of articles. Welsh has accept cd the proposition but Ritchie has re- fused.'1 Ottawa, N'ov. 19.-The Stonier cup trustees have r.o oblations to plac- ing the famous old trophy, now held by the Quebec club, up lor Ite i world's hockey series, planned bv the i X. 'H. A. and the Coast league. Trus- tee Koran, in speaking Ol putting up the oW cup; said the "trophy represented the hociey cnam- plonship ol Cinada, and that the trustees had no objection how many games'tce teams wished to play for it, providing that "the games were for the hockey cbampioaship of Can- and the club holding the trophy late the proper care of it. This an- nouncement will do away 'with any 'plans for the shelving of the batfer- 'ed piece ol silverware, Lord Stanley in the earlr days p! hockey, and this news Trill be receiv- ed wilb general approval, the hockey fans not wishing to.see the old mug, its associations wiib bygone days, consigned to the scrap leap. (By FREDDIE WELSH, Llghtvtdght Champion) The Ritchie-Cross, fight Vas the best for ten rounds I ever SAW in rsy life. and. Incidentally, the best battle I Save ever eeen either man put up. it aas'a desperate costost from the first b: 11, Md both men tool; enough hard rights oa tie jew to hsvc stopped any ordinary man. TLo champion put up championship battle and showed wonderful generalship when he was'hurt. acd that was often, lie ia the only man I seen diht Cross at his own game, exchanging rights with the dentist. of the knockdowns by Kitchie in the third round, in my opinion It was a very even an'nlr. Both clean, and often, and 1 think it was an even exchange all through. Ritchie came, near ending tho fight in the third round, when he dropped Cross -with a short, snappy right after bliciiinE tha East Slder with his left CROSS NEAR KNOCKED OUT went down in a heap and looked beaten then, but his head- work saved Mm after tho count. He blocked and recovered enough strength to come back strong the remainder ol Ae round, flehting back fiercely and blow for blow. Ritchie was cool and iiever left himself too open at any time. It was always after Cross missed punches that ho scored the, hardest punches. Cro-s hit the hardest blows, especially his left hooks; but short- arm" righU were UM best 1 ever He surprised me Ws clean.punch- Ing, and very seldom did lie rate. When covered tlie champion ripped them to the tody ana got hem far under enough to'land clean. Ritchie, not being toofcmillar with tto ales pounded the kidneys in the fifth round, and later on used bow clinches, which brought hisses. Those were the only times Ritchie ougat'loul, but they not serious enough him. It looks much as If Johnny McGraw and Jimmy CuVUbaa ptittlnj 'eomethlng over on the other managers ol major leaguo clubs. These two men are known as tbe .Glajits and Wblle Sox on a big world's lour, the biggest erer attempted by two ball ctiibsl But are they taking tny chances u2 having 'their real stars Injured or ant out ol the running for They are not .Only a few of the players who aro going under the col- ors of the White 'and played with that team throughout the Amcr. lean Lezgue, campalsn. are admitted to be real Btars. The others came from other clubs. Callahan bis not done as much outics around find getting star per- formers' from other teams as McGraw.- lle has corralled a'oueh of Brst-cias3 athletes from the other clubs In the National League, and is taking them along and calling them the Giants champions of the Tom Lynch orgau Izatlon. THEY DO IT AT SING SING Applying electrical currents to the 1 base of the brain, a Berlin physician 1ms found a Tar to give sleep' to tho sleepless. The Dorval race track' at Montreal spend (o improve their Plant early next spring. The interna- tional derby, planned for next year at (hat track, hare stakes to the guaranteed value of and will lie open to. three-year-olds foaled In 1311. The race will be a mile and a quarter. FROM STEAMER AND KILLED A DEER (Pelerboro Examiner) It is the irony of fate that while some hunters trample through the tingled UAderbrusn of ncrth- ern Woods for two weeks Without setting a sight of a deer, that one of these antlered monarchy of the forest should commit suicide bt swimming the bcw of Stony Lake steamer, yet which Is- what happened on Tues- day. It seems the steamer Story 'Lake was on a trip to the head of Stony Lake with some supplies for the Peterborough Lumber Com- pany. When the steamer was'i.i the Boschink narrows a buck was seen to take the water 'near Or. Race's summer1 home and start swimming towards W. G, Fergus- on's islano1. John Thompson, ol the. Peterborough Lumber Com- pany, was in the wheeEHousc of the sfsamer when the deer was spotted and seizing a rifle, fired and killed the buck, which .weigh- ed" iid pounds. WAS IT A KENNEL SHOW OR CHURCH SERVICE? TIE IN tt Gray Creek, B.C., Nov. bivjne service was held here on Rev. "Mr. Mahood oHiciaiinE.. Tho annual offer- tors' was taken and included an Airedale puppy. I ff COAST HOCKEY MOGUtS AFTER ARTHUR THROOP New York slabmen Issued ESTABLISHED IN 1575. We recommend Just one trial of this celebrated BOLS GIN to prove what -we say about 1L BOLS, THE BEST FAMILY GIN BABY GLASS JUGS LARGE GLASS JUGS C. C. PAGNUELO WINE AND SPIRIT CO. PHONE MS LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA P, O. BOX 628 THEY'RE OFF Victoria, C., Nov. 20.-Prophe- ItiO.OOD, and the promoters are ail men of wealth and high standing In .ho business community of Seattle. Frank Patrlcfc was iri -conference with the riomolers ycBlerday, and has already arranged thr.1 Seattle shall Tiave a franchise'In tho Coast association, -which will extend the pre- sent circuit to four cities. H fa not unlllteli that Portland will also have an arena In lime for the 1914 opening.'- jaunt, inciu'lirjfi'tr.e wlvea ol snme of the players and a score or more Kaf tans. The Giants will go right to Morliii, Tetas, loi spring training directly they arrive in (Vew York In March, ami the White Sot will s'atl real worlf when they return. ..1. CATARRH Of TMt BLADDER j The Oymnasfic society of Stock- holm.Sweden, of which Vifc- tor Balck, who organized" II.'In-IMS, is still president, will send 30 picked gymnasts to this It It the oldest exponent of.the famous Unit synlcm of and the which will open in New YorS Cltr on November H, U to tll'r up greater IMereat In IhoV Swedish syslem gyiimaBtkn. The- society hJa given exhibitions In' tho principal o Europe since bit this Is :lhe most preteotloue tour ever.uli Cards An exclusive assortment of. (he best cvor shown in the city.' Tliosb cnnls arc you don't have to use a stereotyped greeting. WE PRINT YOUK OWN.GREETING IN OUR OWN PLANT.AND DELIVER YOUR ORDER FOUR HOURS AFTER IT IS RE- CEIVED. Call and See tarly, or Herald Job Departwent and We will Call On Yea ;