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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE XBTHBRIDGE DAIIVS" Saturday, ScplcmlM-r 2, UH1. r BIG WRESTLING MATCH MONDAY S-P-O-R-TS WALSH FANNED LAJ01E THRICE BATTLERS IN TRIM FOR IT Gotch Has Fine Respect For Opponent's Great Strength Chicago, Sept. is all excitement just now over ihe greatest liuernational wrestling match which has ever taken place anywhere at nay time. Gotch, the American, and Hackcnschtnidi, the Russian, will contest the cham- pionship of the world here Mon- day afternoon at Comiskey Park, home of the White Sox base- ball team. The American is the favorite. He ruled supreme yes- terday at 5-10 in the belting. The two men are in the pink of con- dition and a great struggle is an- ticipated. One of the largest crowds that ever packed an arena will undoubtedly see the men go at it. Gotch Talks Chicago, Sept. Gotch went. Local Party Goes to the Mountains to Fish, Hunt and Make Merry, Etc. the advent of I lie hunting season comos the formation of hunting parties smd'LethbrMge !s isot by any means in the rwir rank In this regard. A party of twelve or fourteen huntsmen left Uie city (his morning boiuul for I ai ml l> reck and points in the mountains. This party is going thoroughly for a month of hunting. fUhing ami a good time generally. From Lundbrcclt the" party proceed to the Summit and make their camping headquarters at North Forks, where they will be to meet and enter- tain.all visiting friends. The niembws are Gus Noidig, Br.uce Hamilton, Dan Haley, Ed. Anderson. Jack Morrison. J. McB. Shively, Clarence Up- ton. Merd Peck. Geo. McMillen, Dan McMillen, George Honk am! George McNab. Xeldig, Hamilton and McNab will return In two weeks' time; the remainder of the party will encamp for about a month. Monday'promises to be a great day for the hunters of the city. Any- one who knows how to handle a gun and can possibly get away will be preparing for a day of sport in the of the vicinity after the ducks t.hat are so plentiful. A party of twenty, consisting of the members and employees of the Sporting Goods Co., together with their friends, purpose making a trip to the Middle Lakes and it is sife to say that they will bring home a goodly number of the waterfowl. Other small parties will visit the other favorite resorts and it looks like a biack day on Monday for the inhabitants of duckdom. Y. M. C. A. Lawn Tennis if 1 iluw I'uiiiimtimuii loon up uiu rein ournatnent Labor heague- J LSWJUI the petitions were not WAR In'Baseball if American i Association Doesn't Agree Cincinnati, Sept, to second day's meeting- of tho N'ationa Baseball Commission, there great gathcriug of nmgmiics lobby of the hotel at which the coin mission is holding sessions. Kach m riving train contributed a ouota o baseball men who want to be on ihi ground to observe the annual draft which is to take place today. The ml ing of the National Commission yes in which it refused the de ma tuts of' the American Association and gave that organisation until Sept, 10 to decide if it wanted to remain in organized baseball circles, was the chief ionic of discussion. None of the American Association people would in- imate what their organization would pur-sue, although from many other sources bold statements were I made that a big baseball war wns im- minent. Eastern "League Request Immediately after passing upon the (demands of the American Association jthe commission took up the request of The wind-up of special events on ihe Y. M. C. A. courts will take place Mon- from his hotel to the Chicago Athletic [day morning at 9.45. There will be a (handicap tournament for which i.wo ifiiie medals have been hung up by Club where during the day he wrestle with his training partners and do some light gymnasium work. George llackenschmfdt. the Russian J.. Nelson and E. S.. Jackson respect- A kGi'n competition is antici- challenger, was-up early and went for lively. a walk along the lake shore. jpatcd. The handicaps have been "I am going to wrestle carefully, and as follows: 1 Dr. Stewart IS; Anderson In. all these stories about me making a rushing bout are said Gotch. "If 1 allow Hackensehmidt 10 get hold of me at the start he is liable to break some of my bones with his mighty strength. He is a hard custom- j er to handle because of his power, coupled with weight. "I cannot say that 1 have outlined my plan of attach and1 probably won't until I have locked heads with him for the first five or ten minutes. I can appreciate the fact that Hacken- schmidt has rightly improved and learned more science than when I last met him. It is because of that I must be careful for I am going to do my best to keep ihe title in America, I believe it will simmer dowij to a case of condition. The man with Uie great- est will win because both .of .us'-are strong and able to stand 2 Bradshaw scratch; Francis 15. made I public it is said that the only one of jimportance is the plea that the draft- Sutherland 1-2 30 15; Armstrong ;ing system for class A clubs be elim- 30. iuated entirely and that a straight purchasing system be instituted. The will consider- theid demand further and may not able to act upon them at this meeting. Jarkson Murray 1-2 30, 15. i .Mend IS; Todd J-2 30 15. i .Maxwell 1-2To; Nelson 15. T. Dr. Gibson 30; Virtue 30. -E. C. .Mackenzie 30; Davidson scratch. Wilkes 15; D, Mackenzie 1-3 15. Wallace 15; Duncan scratch. I. Dr. Mason 15. McCready 15; 15. Tiie above members are requested to bo on the grounds sharp on time. ALL ROADS LEAD TO ATHLETIC PARK TEX RIC'KARD MAKES MAGNIFICENT OFFER GOING TO BEAT ATWOOD'S FLIGHT long gruelling match. I am in condi- tion, and when 1 say that I am right you can take it from me I am Hackenschmidt expressed a desire to meet Gotch after the champion ar- rived from Iowa yesterday, and it may be the two will visit between nov, and Sunday. Hachenscutuidt hag done most ol training in secret. Frequently he has had bis trainers up at five o'clock and at other times has been on the mat-at II o'clock at night. All will lead to the Hall Park tonight, nn the occasion of the football ma tell between Calgary Cal- lies and the l.ethbridgc eleven. This is the first round in the Bennett .Shield scries for the championship of McFARLAND WON'T TRAIN VERY LONG Packey Intends to train only 11 days for his coming 10-round bout -with Ad Wolgaat on Sept. 15. Packey claims that the length of tinn MB enough for any fighter to get Into shape for a bout, for he says that too much worfc Is worse than not enough. McFariuid Is not worrying over the weight, 133 pounds, as he claims he will make it and also be strong. WANTS FOR RACETRACK New York, Sept, final pass- ing of one of New York's racetracks wns made known today when the Brighton Beach Racing association of- fered to sell to the city its beach front. The price asked is said 'to be The offor was made in connection with the cHy's proposal to buy ocean front parks. Alberta. Calgary brings down Us strongest available team and Calgary is some football city the local bovs have been practicing hard, arc in ex- L.. I celtent condition, anil are full of fidence. Oiic- of ihe best gaaws ever experienced in Lei-abridge is expect- cd, nml don't fail to witness it. It is up to tin: of Lethbridge tu do their share in helping ihe boys to bring the provincial championship to this cily. They can do so hy enconr- the. hoys with their presence tonight and boost the city by boost- ing the game. Put Up Purse For Wolgast-Wella Bout .New York, Sept. Uiekard, who promoted the championship fight between Nelson and Joe Gans, and also financed the battle between Jack Johnson and Jim has cabled from Buenos Ayres that he is willing to give :i purse of for a finish fight between and for the lightweight cham- pions hip of the world, the bat- tle to take place in an open arena there during the early fall. Minneapolis, Minn., A up. neapolis will be the starting point of an aeroplane race in which tlic avia- tor will strive to .set a new world's distance record. tvns determin- ed at nuon today when the public j fairs committee of the Commercial j accepted thb invitation of'Spear man Lewis, special. representative ot the St. Louis Aero.Club, (hat this city join with Xew Orleans and oth- cities of the Mississippi to pro- MARQUARD DOING WELL "Rube" Mnrquard Is surely prorlng ,mj, himself n sensation in the National League. The big fellow, who has bfioo kicked and cuffed by the critics all over the country, lias nt Inst justified McG raw's opinion of him and Is now ijoing aloujf like n bouse a-IIre. Tbe tnl! aonthpnw has everything these MATTYAND THO UBE Pitched in Grand Form for Giants Yester- day Philadelphia, Sept. York's pennant prospects took a big jump to- day when raw's team won two pitchers' battles here. Tho first game went eleven innings, Mnthmvson op- posing Moore. The visitors scored the winning run on Fletcher's single and steal and Devore's two bagger. In the second game Mftrtiuarri pile! ed the greatest article of ball see here this year, and cnme near gettin a no-hit mark. The only hit made off him was single made hy Lurter.us in the fin Inning. The latter was tht; only horn player to reach first, as Marquard di not give a pass and was accorded pei feet support except for the muff of foul fly by Myers. Marquard struck out ten bat sine; GAME LAWS OF .-WESTERN CANADA A neat llttli; booklet, compiled for our custoiiK'i'B and made to fit tho vest pqckou containing en me laws of Aiauitoba, Sas- katchewan, Albertti, Urllish Co- lumbia and Ontario, also other useful Information to the sports- man. This booklet will be glad- ly mailed with our compliments to any desiring same. The Can- adian Anns and Sporting Gooda Co., Winnipeg. Games in (he Big Leagues and caused 14 others to go o.ut on fl. hurst of speed, good control [balls. The New Yorkers won the coi and absolute confidence in himself, jtest in the eighth inning on the on! making in till one grand pitcher. [base on ball Stack gave, a single j Myers, a, fielder's choice and an erro !by Walsh. Lobert and Magee colliti !ed going after a foul fly, and the form er hurt his leg so severely that he was forced to leave the game. Western Canada League Games WOOSE JAW TOOK GAME FROM SASKATOON NAPOLEON GOT A SHOWING UP Chicago, Sept., times the great Moose .law, Sept. inn- igs tlie Robins and Berry Pickers layed stellar ball, but they turned it ercat Lajole stood before the great nto a farce In the eighth "by wallop-! Walsh, and three times the great La ing the ball all over i.he It was'Jole struck at the thin air. Hut that until then when the Robins soor-jwas not enough. There was team play d five to the visitors four, winning hitting in the keenest sense of the MACKIN'S MEN WIN mote n flight from Delta Metropolis. tin's city to the Edmonton, Sept. Matt Stanley In lied his hopes on Barnstead to bring ome the bacon today, but Barney was ot having any, and the Eskimos won v a crap score of- eleven to seven. Heinrich was on the mo.und for the word, if the word means thai. Cleve hand won 2 to t. One of the features jof the game was when Chomnard. j wiib stood calmly in front of second ibase, was touched aut by Olson, who iilayed the old "hidden ball stunt." locals, and while lilt for nine blow still managed to gut through, tho MOORE-MURPHY BOUT New York, Sept. 10-round 's> [bout scheduled for tonight between Pal Moore of Philadelphia and Tommy iMnrjihy of New York, before the Na- tional Sporting Club, was postponed until next Thursday night. GOOD NIGHT voyage, j Today Will See the Finitfi of W. 0. L. of 1911 if successful. along the lines planned, would eclipse ihe wonderful air rec- ord ot miles recently cstablisli- ...jed by Harry X. Atwood in his flight from .Si. Louis to-New York City. The date tentatively chosen for the start of the aerial journey down th Mississippi Valley is Wednesday, Sep- tember 20th. AMERICAN SCRAPPERS INVADE THE ANTIPODES JOHNSON TO GET FOR BOUT London, Sept. John- son will get win or lose and Bombardier Wells will re- ceive for fighting af. Earl's Court, October 2nd, ac- cording Jo the- contract drawn up by James White, tho pro- moter. Within the next few weeks foni more American fighters' wilt be their way to Australia. The Yankee scrappers who are to make the trip are Sam Langford, AI Kaufman, the [California heavyweight; Tony Caponi, :the Italian middleweight of Chicago, Aland Jimmy dabby, the crack Milwa.ii- jkee fighter. This will be Glabby's vfsecond trip to Australia, he having fought there the early part of this The quartet wilt sail on Sept A-6. Hugh Mclntosh, who is bringing vlthe Americans to Australia, will try ;and bring off a fight there between Langfonl and Jack Johnson for Uhe heavyweight championship title. ENGLISH CRICKET London, Sept. games con- cluded today resulted as follows: Lancashire beat Hampshire hy IT runs, and Worcestershire heat Sussex by ti wickets. .Middlesex beat Surrey bv 352 runs. Gotch Says Roller Couldn't Teach Hack a Thing TODAY'S ENGLISH F001ML GAMES London, Sept. football sea- son for 1911-1913 opened in England today in grilling heat of 105 in tho shade. The results of the principal games arc as follows FIRST DIVISION Blacthuru Hovers 2, Bury 0 Bol- ton Waniierers 0, Newcastle L'nitcd 2 Bradford City 2, Aston Villa 1 Overtoil 2. Totleuham Hotspur '1 r Manchester City 0, Manchester Unit- d 0; Oldham Athletic 2, Sheffield I'niteil .Sheffield Wednesday 0, Prctilon North Kml 1 Sundcrland I, iliddlesboro 0 West Ilromwich AI- Chicago. Sept. Gotch, who arrived in this city yesterday preparatory ior his big battle with Ilaekenscbmidt Monday, when asked how lie intended :to heat the Russian, said "Beat Hack he replied, "Weil, I'm going to beat him. the best and quickest way I can. You can ilcjwml .on it-that I will win If it is in me do-so. He is a big, strong fcl'ow, you know, and I shall not forget what, I found out when I met him ami v.on .after that struggle of nearly hours at foxier -pavilion in vhlcvtp, three years ago. lion 2, Notts County 1 "Woolwich U-senal 2, Liverpool I. SKCONI) DIVISION" Birmingham 2, Bradford 3 one thing about wresUiijg jhut I do not think he has learned poni 3p 3; Hristol-City 1, then, and, nhlie I must give lin.i '.Lv anything from his chief traineer, Or. j Fiilham 0; Chelsea 0, StockporL 0; credit he should get for ycais.' Roller. Makin- allowance for the fact: Cl.ipton Orient 3, Dcrbv Counfv 0 of experience, I am not of the. thai. Hr. Roller anil myself are not ,Gainsborough Trinity 0, Leicester ion that lie has greatly increased the (friendly and considering only Ihe j Fossn 1 Glossop 0, Hurnlcy 3 knowledge he possessed at the lime .Seattle man's'quailfictitious as a JQrimsby Town 0, Wolvcrhampton of our "first meeting. [wrestler or an instructor, 1 want to Wanderers' 0; Huddersficld Town 2, The curtain will be rung down on Western c'anada League baseb-all today. Moose .Jaw plays Saskatoon at home and Edmonton has Calgary for a visitor. The Robins win the league hands down. Standing of Clubs Today Moose Jaw iiCnlgnry j Edmonton {Winnipeg THE LANG-LESTER FIGHT WESTERN CANADA Won Lost P. 0. ..S3 27 .752 62 3o 51 49 .510 51 32 3ti 70 25 74 NATIONAL Won Lost P. 0. Sydney, Sept. Lang, the Australian heavyweight, is suffering I p from an attack of influenza, and his Philadelphia match Lester has been postponed. Nutty Stuff If Mary's rat ate her curl, what jvas il lier hnretlc (Throw him ofl, conductor, und ilon't hother to stop the Yon may liave scpn her smite, hut von never lienril Minneliaha. St. Cincinnati Brooklyn Boston..... 74 67 70 C3 81 52 44 37. 44 44 49 50 54 56 88 I'lttsburg Cincinnati Adams uj phreys. Hhiln'liia NATIONAL 001) 000 !00 2 fl 2 200 010 9 2 l Gibson: Kesfo and Hum- 000 110 000 10 New York. 000 002 000 0 1 .Moore and Madden; Mathewson and Myers. Second Philadelphia 000 -000 1 4 New York 000 000 7 I Stack and Madden; Jlarrjuard and Brooklyn 00! 050 S C 1 l-ioston 001 200 002 5 7 L Ulirko, Mucker ami rjorgen; Tyler, Urillln, Hogg and Kilns; Second Hrooklyn 100 000 010 2 '7 1 Boston 202 000 10 I Knctzer, Scanlon and ISrwin; Brown and Randan, St. Louis vs Chicago, no game." Walsh iind AMERICAN 000 000 001 100 4 0 9 2 Cicotte -ami Block; Gregg 'ami 000 i- 000 000 R 0 Carrlgau; Bender, 6 fl and and Thomas. Second Boston 000 000 lllladelphia 000 Oil Collins and Carrigan; Plank 'homes. evv York 200 022 9 1 Vashiiiston 000 000 5 1 Caldwell and Blair; Groom, Becker ml Street. St. Louis ,VH Detroit, no game. Providence Toronto Jersey City Hochefiter Baltimore Hiiffalo EASTERN 020 130 15 000 000 5 000 101 5 10 550 001 12 000 000 ip 100 010 S AMERICAN 1 Won Lost P. 0. Philadelphia Detroit......... V-3 New York....., .64 Boston 62 Cleveland 61 ;GO Washington 50 St. Louis......... 36 42 48 50 60 02. 62 72 .653 .604 .520 i AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Minneapolis 020 101 11 St. Paul....... 102 201 10 Uolumbus 001 010 Indianapolis 201 000 14 Toledo 010 not) fi Louisville 000 020 10 Kansas City Milwaukee 010 001 S 030 000 CANADIAN .SOS I Berlin .4116 l London 0 .492 I .303 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Minneapolis If Fritz Hollaml lights Krauk Maus Columbus Kansas City Milwaukee Indianapolis SI. Paul Toledo Louisville wilt graphite (We will take ours straight, thank The young man and his beautiful ride (who over heard of one thai, wasn't) hud reached the altar. The irgan hushed its sweet strains. An- ther fatal moment in his lifeiliad ar- iveri. The Rroom coughed and cleared his throat action. Mercy How bride blushed and the guests Finally, after what seemed j ages of breathless suspense, he bent ['Newark Won 78 75 70 63 65 R3 SI 59 Lost P. C. 56 62 65 68 70 73 75 .582 .555 .530 .482 .4Sfl .474 .465 Rochester Toronto Baltimore Buffalo "Hack's greatest forte .at that he will he of no assistance jHarnslcy 1; time was his strength, and I uelievf! to flack. There is not a single Am- Leeds City 1. it always will be. He is crican wrestler that Holler has abil- the ity to heat, and if the newspaper men a I of Chicago can show me one I'll give _ hnd showed nir :S10fi to the Newsboys' home ot Chi-ihinn 0; Coventry City 1, N'ortha didn't know [ton 2; Uyton 0, Swindon City man' hut what he knows about fine points of the. mat art great deal. If he had something that 1 Nottingham Forest 2, SOU'I'HKRN LEAGUE Stoke 2, lirighton .and Move would he forced lo play him different- j "You may ask why I Oder only I Crystal Palace I, Wetarn United 0; JSIOO. Well, if I said it might ly this time. TAKE A RAP AT j look iikn a bluff. I mran it and am "Whether or nni. lie has become a I fiir.core so you may see Rollerls grnater wrosllpr ainw f met' him Mamling as a wrwsder. .So how can teach to beat .Southampton Milhvall 1 Plv- Argyle 0, Queen's Park Kan- Watford n._ Kxetcr City n Xew Rromptou 0, Luton Rending 0, Urcntford 0. over ami whispered in her little pink- ear: "If the bells don't ring, the orange peel will The wild iran had devoured the last Providence EASTERN Won 85 70 74 62 59 51 49 Lost 43 49 52 62 6t) 78 76 P. C. .664 .617 .587 .500 .476 .415 .392 .341 Hamilton St. 'i'homas brantford liliolph NORTHWESTERN Vancouver 7 13 Portland 5 14 Tacoma....................- 2 6 Spokane........'........... 30 14 Victoria 9 18 He smocked of a well-led morsel of the explorer, his .lips with the air mortal. Then like liquid honey did these words from his throat "When children are depressed and sorrowful one could almost uny they Young The lightning Howled and the thunder flashed, hut V X-ill 8. O. E. MEETING A general meeting of the S. O. E. football club la nailed for tnlRrevening at eight In the Quick Print ofllcn. Tuber or Cowley outing will bo consid- ered. WILL BE At OF WESTl ON ENGLISH Holonlon L I Fred) Durnsham hflmspiP" llw rao'- orboal DIXII, will defend 'thn International cujl lagmnst the British challenger has received cahli'jiiam ft.om the Duke of .West- minstei owner o< the Pioneer., one nl the ofrorlng t" wager cuw part of JIOO.MHI'1 ,that the 1'iouv.of will .ddial I ;