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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Wednesday. October 19. 1910, Edi ison Phonographs We are sole agents for these goods in Letkbridge and cariy a full line of machines, both two and four minute records. CANADIAN PRICES ON EDISON PHONOGRAPHS Gem Combination Standard Combination Hcme Home Combination Triumph The Lethbridge Sporting Goods Co, PKO.NE 103t 412 ROUND FIGHT PICTURES GOOD was a large crowd at the Ma ]estic last night to witness the Jolin- aon-Jeffries Qght pictures. They are perfect in every detail. Jeffries, ac- cording to the pictures, did not re- caire such a terrible beating from the man as might ibe supposed. In tie fight seems to be very even -until the thirteenth round, when the title .of battle 'begins to go against However, the fifteenth round only too vividly and plain the superiority of Johnson. The inockont tolown showed the white- man a game ngnter. Alter being repeatedly put He came back. This was a piti- MAY FOOL 'PUBLIC AGAIN meeting and throwing all comers. Beat Mahmout, the Bulgarian, Game, Latwt Wrwtlina Wonder, to Be Brought Here American sports in London are en- Joying a laugh over what they say is the failure of the preliminary of the wrestling promoters "back ..home" to palm off another "mat mar- vel" upon the long suffering public in Chicago and cities where they fall for the game lite a flower pot from a window ledge- Some of the things perpetrated by the promoters in the United States un der the name of "championship" tests nave been such jokes that men on the inside laugh every time a new wrestler is "discovered" in Eu- rope. iSbyszco was "discovered" for Gotch The Pole toured the United States, He al- though nine men out of ten will tell you the latter is the best living to-day. aside from Gotch. The "wise" ones insist Mahmout lost to iiybszco as per program, so the Gotch- Zybszco match would draw a big nouse. AS Gotch had beaten >Iah- mout there would be no interest in the two meeting, whereas Zybszco un- would draw like a. bread and milk poultice with the Iowa farmer. So Zybszco won, and Be and Corah drew. When Gotch beat Zybszco, the pro- moters hustled for another "European wonder. Some one "discovered" Ga- ma, a Hindu strong man, who was neralded as champion of India. Gama was throwing men as. easily as a boy tosses a handful of rice, so said rum- or. So Gama was put through a pre- liminary intended to bring on a match with the -Humooldt cyclone, after a money-getting tour through the Unit- ed The finale on this sidfc was to be and Zybezco, the man who last Gotch. The two met at the Stadium, Shepard's Bush, after much. LATEST NEWS LATEST RICH MELON FOR SERIES Record Crowds Expected to Witness the Series This Year What a time those Ciibs and Ath- letics -will have when the financial melon is sliced after the world's ser- ies. Judging from reports now going- the rounds this clash will cause all previous championships to pale into significance. Fan armies throughout the middle West are planning to in- vade Chicago, while the grounds at .Philadelphia couldn't 'begin to hold the crowds who sought admission to either game. To establish a new record the title contenders must play to'more than the coin attracted to the and Detroit parks last Oct- ber. Then pause a moment and con- ider the hard luck of diamond celebrities who 'batted for the same title in 18S5, the winner to receive flOOO in cold American :plunks. I .President Comis'key, of the White! for first enth when'Captain Chance's splendid machine John Bruce occupied the chair and opened the meeting by reading the telegram from M. F. Sullivan, of Sas-Eatoon, wherein, he offers to build a curling and skating rink in -Lethbridge provided a site is offered free of rent for a few years. He- then gave the terms of C. J. Eckstorm's offer, which are: That those interested in curling may erect a buildiag on the south east part of the baseball grounds and have the grounds occupied for ten years, provided they pay tlie taxes. '-At the end of teu years, if -Mr. Eskstorm does not then wish to sell the property, the lease may be renewed, or if he does, he will pay the club sixty per cent of the value of the building, or mey may remove it to some cost 01 a rmti. V.ILH iour sheets of ice would be between tares and four thousand dollars. The building would need to be fifty-six by one. hundred and feet. Atter considerable .-talk William Uiiver moved the following1 motion, whicli was carried unanimously "that John Bruce be asked to build a rink on the fulfilment of- Mr. Eckstonn's otter of a free siter-and that a committee- of five be. "appointed "to sell stock and nfixke all-Iinal arrangements Work on the building to start as soon as possible." The committee appointed is: S. J. Shepherd, A. E. Ives. J, K. Anderson, K. D. Johnson V7m. Oliver. Mayor Adams moved that club Duacan Duff; secre tary-treasurer, S. J. Shepherd: cliar> lain, Hev. W. Bryden: auditors '-tiugh Scott and G. H. Johnston, exe cuure committee, H. Aird, N. T. Mac leoi, A. JE. Ives, W. Scott, Dr. Jaii-p bell and G. W. Robinson. .Several thought that a ;ow ship fee should be charged for bieia ners but it was decided to ?et the lee at ten dollars per annum for everv one, as there would 'oe a ,-x pense the first year. The meeting dispersed after it hac oeen decided to hold another ginera meeting in the council chamber or Saturday evening, -October 12. ai ?.3r o'clock. CONNIE MACK THE QUIETCST MAN IN BASEBALL Cornelius McGIllicuddy is a name to ponder over anywhere, "Connie Mack" uttered in connection with dignity, and -without a smile. Should the Athletics lose he wears a look of sadness not unlike tne expression of the small boy whose yellow dog has gone astray. Can See Youngsters "Coming" Mack handles his ball players like a woman teaches children in the firmly, kindly and will] everlating patience. He can see a young man "coming" further than anj manager in baseball, and he'll stick in the face of errors and strike outs, cnce he makes his mind the young .a will develop. His players rave him, work for him and are satisfied- ii.fr ll crushed under a can- tbe big crowd's entlius- vice-president, William Oliver: second I lasm toew no bounds. Almost every- 1 thing- that .goes into a baseball game was in evidence. -There were errors on both sides. A generous lot of bases on balls frequently had pitchers in trou Die, long base runnin: and ligntniHg double plays'. ly 'alter the team finishes the season at Los Angeles, provided they win the pennant. Tile game to be pulled J off on one condition, and that is the Beavers must hold first place in the Coast League race on the last -day of the season. The money, however, is to be col- lected at once, and placed in the bank. A meeting is. to be held to- night to complete the plans- -r JOHN. MARSH SKiDOOED John D. Alarsh, who was to race with Sprinter Murray at Cardston today for a ?500 bet, a few days ago packed his -grip with great quietness and hurry and beat the to the bush. Marsh evidently discoiered that lie was minus sprinting qualities, The race was to be for 250 yards, three heats in an hour. CINCINNATI REDS- ARE CHAMPS Cincinnati, Oct. IS. The Cincinnati by defeating the Cleveland Americans here today won the cham- pionship of Ohio. 5 12 1 "r- j Cincinnati ,.S S 1. "rM FaUceuberg, Kaler. Mitchell and. Ad- aras: Suggs, Caspar and McLean. LTniversity of- Omaha students have rormed an atheitic association which will control all sports in the college, and -Myers. NEW YORK NATIONALS WIN -New YorH. Oct. ilath- ewson was an unsolvable problem to the American Leaguers today and had no trouble in winning -the fifth game of the post season series. Tlia scores now stand, New York Nationals 3; Americans 1. Americans 1 6 0 nationals.................. 5 6 Fisher ana 'Mitchell; Mathewson and -for three hours Zy- bringing their share up to a trifle Dszco -remained in a kneeling position. Gama, for .all his reputed skill and strength, failed to move the Pole. Now Gama may go to the United States, of -course, and the public may let the advertising and "meeting all as the Hindu travels about over per man. In the six games played between the Cubs and the White Sox in 1906, the teams attracted a total attendance of and the money received at the gate amounted to Of this sum the players received the country, taking on men sny third owners S44.695, and the rater could -beat, fool them into pay- national commission Five ing to see the Hindu wrestle, and including one tie. between the they may become so enthused they dre'w' win be there with their money wben'total receiPts The he meets Mahmout or poslbly" Gotch, iUUDs' virtue of their triumph, re- if the latter can be coaxed "from re-iceived including a cheque tirement. And the same old gamejIOr penned by President Mur- baseball commands immediate atten- tion. C. McGillicuddy Is the man be- a mighty classy team and a man wnich has been worked for years, will "be pulled off again, with little old General Public in the role of sucker. WALKER TURNS PRO. R. E. Walker, of the Polytechnic Harriers, of London. Olympic 100 metre's champion, and English ama- teur athletic union and ex-champion at 100 yards, has decided to join the ranks of the professionals, and nas challenged Jack Donaldson, the Aus- tralian. sprinter, to run 200 yards on level terms for the championslrip of the world and ?500 a side, we rare to take place in South Africa in Do emser. Ramedell, of the ef Pennsylvania, -beat WvlVer in the championships last, year at 100 and 220 yards. Donaldson veor.nt- ly won from C- E. ihe Am of mystery. -He is quite a card, hav- ing been known to utter as many as ten "words publicly. Not that C- Mack is stingy with language, but he is a j close-mouthed Irishman a rara avis I in terris. interviewing C. Mack is like shak- ing hands with yourself, shouting "Goodby." and going away. If the day is fine and everything iovc- Jy, C. Mack will probably inquire how tbe new athletes are going, and if the j player hits to right or left field. He may even venture the opinion that it's a nice day, that yesterday was nice and that it will be pleasant next week if it doesn't rain. -C. Mack is the hu- man question mark, and information sponge. Cornelius McGillicuddy embellishes his countenance with a studious look, and garbs his 'person in ministerial raiment. His face looks like a week of prayer, and he's always "just a little down in the mouth." Quietest Man in Baseball But for the pictures, printed in the pay. Detroit, witn the added i daily press, he could walk up the pro- T >itr "Vo tendered by President Yawkey, re- ceived a total sum of MISS CAMPBELL IS A WINNER AGAIN Boston, Oct. first rounds of match play for the six flights in the tournament, of the Woman's Goll Associa- tion, Is concluded today. ....as Dorothy Campbell of Hamil- ton, ont., tie national cham- mlnent streets of eight cities in the American league, and be recognized by less than six persons. He never ap- pears in connection with a ball game. His methods of living are peculiar. He goes to the ballyards via street car, climbs into the grandstand, buys a score card, surveys the playing sur- face and walks lowly down to the bench. Arriving there he removes MS coats, draws a pencil from his poc- jket and makes a few marks on the ;score card. ie contest begins he sits on knees, body inclined Orward, and wigwag; with Miss Fownes of Pitts- burg. Miss Campbell won with 6 up and 5 to play. his feet, ail of which has great signi- ilcance for the toiling athletes. Arter the game he waits till the crowd leaves the park, climbs into car, and returns to the hotel. We recommend tliese cigarettes io the cultured smoker, ligfees qualify Finest ;