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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta y, 2, THE HETimn'ThCE DAILY Old Smuggler Distinguishing. Features; Great Body and Age (f. Made in the Glenlivel District of Distilleries in Scotland, [rom the finest of Scotch Barl rey. DIRECT FROM Distillery Co. BANFFSHIBE, can ba hail from C. C PAGNUELO WINE AND SPIRIT (COY., LETHBBIDGE. i, for Gaum ami District. QUEENSBURY DENOUNCES BILLY PAPKE Tile fight between Sailor Burke ami Papke which -was pulled off in .Yen York last week did not make a hig hit with Marquis of Queensbury wht was a spectator and wrote bis opinion of it for a number of newspapers 1111 his copyright. From the opinion published In the Boston Globe, these observations by the marquis are produced: "I have no hesitation In saying that 'be much anticipated 'contest' b tweou Papko and Sailor Durke at the Twentieth Century A. C. was tho very between men at repute that I witnessed. "It was such a paltry affair from start to finish except for Just a mo- ment in the seventh round thnt. a de- cision would be entirely out of place, simply because it was not a fight, not Ji wrestling match, scarcely a kissing contest; it was an exhibition which Was rightly yelled at. "The men, .If they ars to continue at their present occupation, EbouM be set. hack to build up over ngain. Certainly for some months to come neither deserves to be hilled as a star artist and as for the suggestion that Papko la a he did not live up to one-tenth of it. "H would not bo 'difficult to name MILLION DEAL FOR JOHNSONJO LOSE THERE'S TOO MUCH AT STAKE FOR THE NEGRO CHAMP TO LIE DOWN The story which was cabled from 'Oiidon regarding the charges made igulnat Jack Johnson, tho henvy- velght champion of tho world, in vhich the colored pugilist. In accused if having entered into a compact I'lth a number of ICngllHh speculators o mulct the public out of a cool mil- Ion dollars, Is HI til the talk ui box- ng circles. In s'omu quarters 111 usky is being condemned ml In others It la cHlmed the conqueror of .Jim .lerfrit-B Is heiiij; mal Igncd hy his enemies in London, who have taken this unfair means of be- smirching Ills character. ft hardly seems probable that John- son should so far forget himself as to enter -into any such arrangement, 'as he hits-a comfortable fortune now, and If the contracts which he has entered into are carried oift, lie will have en- ough money salted away and invested to enable him to roll high and drink bubble water for many years :kfter he IB shot his bolt as a boxer. v Every follower of pugilism knows .hat Johnson is one of the most ego- istical champions we have ever had. ie loves publicity and to lie pointed out as the champion boxer of the dozen of men of th-a weight of the vorid means more to him than all men who fooled about in the ring the money which could possibly he to beat either of them. Each has a offered to him in an effort to get him punch, hut left it at home. Their to "lay down" to a dub like Wells, was ml and one doubts if Jolinson is shrewd enough lo know thai, lie will bocom-e a nonentity the AVIATOR HJPIL MOWS, PIERRE .Mons. I'lerra Prior, the Trench avi- iltor, who made the rciiuarUablc noir st'ip (light from London to 1'arls last April, was shot and dangerously wounded at the Hendon aerodrome In London by his pupil, .Mons. Hnnot .Mons. Hanoi (Hen slut Miuselr twice. Uutb are In .a serious condition. GIANTS BEAT ATHLETICS IN 1905 either remembers was ever taught. ;iny of tho bit he "Nearly every blow went wjde of Hie mark and 'ySsn there was a wide awing it was Immediately followed by a spell of rest so well deserved. They only wanted ragtime music to make It complete. They were obliv- otts to the yells and shouts, thesa seeming to act more as a lullaby han anything else. "I consider the spectators the bost- latured crowd f ever saw. They took t all, but before the end of the ri- liculous show a large number of them en i out, which was only to he ex- Jected. "Papke disappointed mo more than Kurke. When I saw him last Satur- ay he seemed to put In some neat ootwork, but in the match there was o attempt at It on the part of either Phantom fighting would have eon better continue about uch a distressing travesty port you all came to on the minute lie is defeated. "Nobody loves a is an old saying, which more than one ring idol found out to his sorrow after lie had lost his cunning -and t.Jh> fortune a- masscd during tiie years of his suc- cess. John-son would find that lie had very few friends the minute that lie lost his crown. That title is his biggest assei, and if he is whipped hy Wells, "One of the hardest hits I ever saw Lajoie says Silk, "was on a bail that would have hit him on tho head had he stood still. He took an over hand swing, hit the hall when it was close to his ear and drove it like a shot down the. left field line for a tri- ple." lie cannot offer ally excuses which will he taken in good faith by the sporting public. It is a cane of eith- er making good or retiring in all lines of sport, hut more particularly tliis apply to men in the fighting gnme. It will be- recalled that Johnson is accused of having entered into agreement before his battle with Jeffries, whereby ho was to receive WUO.OOO to quit to the alfalfa giant. rumors were afloat, weeks before date of the contest that, it was all framed for Jeff to win. The result of the IJeno contest prov- tliat. those accusations wera false. and Johnson's friends laugh at the present story, which they claim hns -'respects of Teams Corn- ing Together Again in World Series With (ho Giants of New York fight- ing for the lead in the National Lea- gue race again, the world's series, of 1911 may a repetition of Hit, contests in when the Yorkers and Athletics of Philadelphia ii out. On that occasion the (iianls won four of the five games from the Mackmen. There arc many who helieve the Athletics would defeat the (liants if they again meet this fall. It seems thai .Jolln McOraw is in command oi a team tha. one he owhci! six years ago. bn the other hanil, the AUIetics believed to be stronger than the team that represented the American League in the woriil's 1905. But few o! the men who engaged in .he 1005 series woiflil be seen in ac- tion Ibis year. None of, the Giants, been manufactured by some enciily'of lnn and Arthur Devlin, the champion in an effort to clieck is no longer a'regular on' Mc- the wave of popularity which seems to have set strongly lit Ills direction. A shave or two with his new GILLETTE .Safety Razor, and a man wonders why he worried along without one for so long. Maximum Comfort-the GILLETTE, used with the Angle Stroke, slips lightly through the stiffest beard with never a pull, never a gash. 'Leaves the face smooth, cool and refreshed. Minimum Trouble no honing, no stropping, no painful manoeuvring round the awkward corners of your face. You simply pick "up the GILLETTE and SHAVE, whether it's the thousandth time you've used it or the first. Why deny yourself any longer? Your druggist, your'jeweler, your hardware dealer or your haberdasher can supply you. The Gillette Safety Razor Co. of Canada, Limited Office and Factory, 63 St Alexander St, Montreal. Office! alto in New York, Chicago, London, Eniland and Shanghai, China. Factories in Montreal, Boston, Leicester, and Paris. CHOICE SELECTIONS of BASEBALL GOSSIP They are certainly making a lot of fuss now about. Hube -Marquard up in New York. Some one has found Hay, hut soon found, that Charter' could slop a ball no [fetter than a mu'e- VVheil Xow York left the "id it has been widely advertised, so Craw's team, are now members of 'ho other day when a messenger boy out that his first name is .Martinis, ho was nd ot nim' bllt -Mr- must the N'cw York team. Of the old .Ath- letics, Hriseoe Lord, nanny Murphy, Topsy l-hirlsel, Harry Davis and .some of tin- pitchers remain. Davis and l.sari.scl are no longer regulars. Another Oiants-.-Ulilclie' scries would bring together those famous veterans, Christopher Matliewson and Chief Charles Mender: They had it out in (.lie former series, Matty wiu- 2-0, ;.....nugb Render had'" the lictitpr of the hit argument, Inci- llcnclcr won the only gamc of the series from the Giants, de- feating .Jon McOinnily and Leon Ainss, Today JlcOraw has no man like IHogcr Urcsnahan (o u'o his (His outfield wjjl probably hit, as hard and is as last a.-i the old Browne- Mertes-Donlin combination, hut the infield is not as airtight. Matty is stil! pitching winning hall, hut is jhatdly the same wizard that he wa got. iiuici of a telegram to'deliver to th-a Marquis of Quecnsberry, who is also stopping in New York, he deliver- ed it to the Rube, knowing only one person hy the name of Marquis. Steve Evans is always on a liv-a one. must have hiiiifi on a freight car or something, for lie bobbed up at the Polo Grounds soon after. McGraw has given him once In a while during the game. He has twirled six four-hit games three five hit games. Guess those Giants aren't coinlngtTe money for John Brush. Playing with the Reds last Saturday to the largest, crowd that has ever seen a hall game, they averaged last week The now', stand .'which uniform and he practices with the New Yoi'lr Club is building will be team every day, mud, to the ilp 'there 'HSdT of the Gotham fan-i, who hive already begun to think him funnier than Arlfe Latham. The follow says he once bad a dream that he was going to make a great hall player for New York '''he other day in Pittsburg about j that's the reason he wants fans hied themselves to the ball yard with tho team. fighting. to .Marty. O'Toole, incidentall they went out to see the Cardinals and Pirates play. Anyhow, it rained, At. any time that a pitcher is going good JlcGraw, allows warm up "in case of a sudden blow up." Af- _____ ____ and they were doubly disappointed, as ter he had been waiting for his'clian O'Toole didn't even warm up. Com- 1 a half hour or more the other day ing hack on the car. which was crowd- Chief .Meyers passed him on the way was talking about 0' lollli llock wear like are adjust themselves to the neck and have generous tie space. They fit 2 for a Quarter Sold hy leading Men's Furnishing Stores. si.v years ago. Giants now have Marquard as the next best bet to Ilig t'iv. Mender is probably as good today jas he was when he hist, faced (he Giants. Kddic Plauki although a vet- eran now. still seems to have his old cunning. A two-hit game against the Hrowns Ins! Sunday shows that he is far from through as a hig oagucr. Then Mack has Harry .Morgan and a of juveniles In fall hack on. TIIKY KKKl' O.V WI.VN'IXG I'or Ilie. last two seasons the Alh- Iclics have figured as real pennant contenders. Tliey won hist season nnil will probably repeal', this year. Mut. in all their appearances in St.'s, even ng.iinst the Drowns, they have failed to impress fans there. Hut Ihcy keep on winning just (he same. While Chief Render was Mack's imiiu reliance last season, the In- dian received valuable aid from John Coombs, Ihe Maine iron man, but the Knglander has not han such successful campaign this season. However, it is probable that he is f.K nursed along by. the wise Cor- icliiif, and will no his real work vhen the world's series battling is on. cd, everybody Toole. Steve FTvans on, and foiimi Ivcy Wingo standing In about the mid die of tho car. Ivey has red hair, and looks -a great deal like O'Toole. This was Steve's cue: Me braced Ivey witli extended milt, and s.nieled in a stage whisper: "Hello, Marty, how do you like The crowd ate it up. One public- spirited citizen introduced .himself to Wingo. rather O'Toole, and invited him fWingo) lo call around for lunch Ihe following day. Then Steve ask- ed Wingo about bis great pitching feats' in St. Paul, and in the mean- time many passengers rode past their intended destination. to the club houao. "Are you warmed up, ask- ed the chief. said Foirat. "I've been sit- ting in the sun over there for fifteen minutes." Xow hands, that he has Foust on bis McGraw wants to lake him around the circuit. As u mirth pro- voker he is a wonder. Latham, Fpust anil would make' a big hit on the stage. -I- Vean Gregg, the young Cleveland Silk O'Loughlin, umpire, says more hits are made on bad bails than good ones. Silk has seen thousands of hits iriailc, and says a big majority were on bails that were too far out, too close or too high- or low" to: be' strikes. Free hitlers like Jjafoie, Jack- son, Cobb and Crawford seldom.-hit good halls. One reason is that .they don't get many good plies JSven when a pitcher does set one foi Lajoie and a few others the batters let It go and then crack a bud one f They are so eager to read .things, about O'Toole in Pittsburg that' when- ever heknoke out a few fungo mite t is set, up in black type with the omary word eclat, or something to that effect. Jtube Marquard JB easily the chcr in the National league He has won 17 games and lost 4 and leids In the strikeout twiners. In the 32 Kjmes he taken part in he.has allowed ,tii average of but five hits. Included in his victories are two i "I- ind. is making a great record for his j hit games, two four hit games and one irst year in the big show. He has rive hit game. Thers are su twirl- ran 10 games ami lost 7, four of his cr, hjve ictories being by Ihe shut-mil route. jone-Iilt games and seven that tms two-hit games. Boh Hi pitched tile most number of fhe Hut when Coombs fell down, Eddie Plank camr life again, lie did his share of the work last season, but the real work was left lo Hrndrr and Coombs. This sea.snn, (hough, Plank is proving a great aid to the Speaking of .loe U'ond they actually believe in Rc-jton Ihat. he Is going to develop into one of the best twirlers the game! has ever seen. Joe has hanil- ed oil! a lot of fine stuff this season, and looks hstier as the days He has Iveen playing professional ball since 17 years of ago. and is now only in bis tvvcnty-firjt year. He joined Ihe IJeanlown brigade when he was IS old. He began his profes- sional career as a pitcher, but Is said 10 be able to play any other position on the diamond, except behind the bat. He has pitched no-lilt game this scnfion, and nt the rvalue time came within one of equalling Hube dell's strike-out record, when he fan- ned lo batsmen. Me does not use the spit Mil. and, unlike a lot of specdy pilchers, has fine control of the sphere. -I- MoGraw has signed a second Arlle Latham, only he Isn't as old as Arllc. An average of loss than five hits to a, twirled two-hit games. Boh Harmon same is all that hns been made off him. has pitched the most, number of fhe ills control is nearly perfect and Ihe'hit giimes, having six to his credit Etrike-oul. record, shows that, he can'followed closely by Earl Slooic tthc ovcll one oi; rHERE was a fair singer named Gertie, Whose shoes looked invariably dirty; One night e'er tier solo, She shined them with POLO; Her mother said, "Gertie, how This fellow's name Is Charles Foust, ami. according to the talk In Gotham, must he of Hie biggc-jl. bugs In c-.lptlvlly. Fousl is a big Kansas far- ner, and when the Olanis were In about a month ago, ho wak- ed McOraw for a job. The scrappy leader got him out In a uniform one I SHOE POLISH IT S so easy to shine with just a daub, a rub and your shoes arc clean for u week. Polo is always fresh; the BIG box keeps it so. Ask yonr grocer oV slioomnn for tho polish in tho HIG bliick or tau. Tho tan both clonus nnd polishes. M "Good for iStands the Weather" .11 ;