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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 3, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta I'a-e THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Septfrtib.CP Displays Unusual Sportsmanship in Arranging for Champion- ship Bout With Freddie His Actions Appreciated (Special to lie tHeicrw Gnitin asiins cioa (h ..i expected ior the work on the ncowK. li. C., Sept. No inoM1 o[ Sept. 20. aftfr- weight. really wants In deicnd his title ,Me I against all-comers Jmimted by ttc n Labor D v dKlairi Kitcb'.e. "1 realite .ostponemrat'. lnv "ia" Vani boxer his ever visited C11 wjat lo slcn. (b, bMi and created a better impression forlali over tj.e WJrltry (hit 1 am one fair dealing than has Willie Kitchie, I champion nho ts 2 hunuu being, and world's champion lightweight. chie, disappointed at no1 to meet Freddie Welsh on I readily agreed to a po turned down other offers to box he- lore the Welsh engagement, and even went to the point ol ccawdiaj to his opponent points never befote encod- ed ay a man. b his position. He made' r.o effort to hold the cluh for more money because ol the postpone- ment, and ajiojBtter, showed-that he was milling and anxious to tceet Welsh, and to So so oa the fairest terms. Tfce box it g yromoters, so pleased were they Ritohie's fair spirit, that they made him a present of il.flitO tor his additional expenses during the extra three weeks he has to remain in Vancouver. Ritchie not only agreed to tie hut also agreed to stand occ-tnird oi the ship against ager create! a wroag impression re- garding anil 1 want to dispel it as as Of co'jrsr, i know a hoxer, and especially a cham- pion, lasts only tor a short time, and want to raafce the best on my op- portunities to get as much money as possible in that period. But oak through bosir.g top-notchers can 1 do as in Itee right after the Welsh match to box any raan.- who can draw sufficient to warrant the promoters putting him in the riug." Ritchie's all-round behaviour in Vancouver bas created the test pos- sible feeling toward the American, and he will have many loyal Cana- dians cheering for him when he enters tbe ring for the world's champion. South Alberta Polo Club Speiufe CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF on Western Canada Tournament at Cowley IN 1914 SMIRLIE I.A The famous plunging half-back, the terror of opposing lines for years, has retired from feotball. He practically won the championship for varsity in 19GB-Oy, and played on the Argon- auts In 1510 and 1911 and 1P12. learned the. game In G-jelph, home- town. His medtcal. profession It chiefly instrumental in keiplng him out of the game. Caught on the Fly The rcl'ub "Kolds Its fall' meet ttilv cdnilng" Fncay' and Sat- crdiy. Fred Barker, preildant of the Do- minion Foctbajl League, announctd yesterday at Fort- William that he was to retire from office. player and now c6rr.es out.with 2 First Baseman Merkle, Infielder Kenog, Pitcher Wiltse and ftno'.hdr player to be selected. Thts offer puts Konetchy in a class by htm self. Jerry Dean, of the C.P.R. eleven at Fort Willlim, vac declared inelfglbfe s an amateur at the melting of the D. F. A. yesterday jt Fort William. PrTnce Alfcart, of Sat- kalchewan, will not compete afc the football tourney at Fort William. No funds. The obituary of Ad. form- er lightweight champion, U written on all the iporting pagis, with the re- cord of hH defeat at Oakland Labor Day by Joe Azvedo, a gresn and ner- vaus youngster, who won the'decia at the end of the ttnth round. Manager McGraw, of th? Giants, is hcl after Ed. Konstchy, the crack first baseman of the'31. Louis'Cardinals and overtures for .the player h created a lentation in big league clr He repeatedly dfckered for the President Lynch reversed the de- cision of Umpire Brennan, who awarded New-York the at PhJI adelphEa on .Saturday, because cer tain bl cache rite's..waved their straw hats at .New York batters and 'crltl- cisic their hitting ability. Lynch de- clares the umpire exceeded hie auth- ority, and the National league presi- dent swards the 'game to Philadelphia by the score of 8 to 6, the way the score stood when the game was call- ed. The West more triumphed ov- er the East in soccer football. The Norwood Wanderers, of Winnipeg, de- feated the .Lashine, Ontario, t earn, in the same of the trophy at Fort William, by a score of 3 to 0, Moose Jaw revtrced the tables on Saskatoon, yesterday Jn the post-soa Son series for the Western Canada baaebftll league championship. Thfs makes one apiece. SCENE FROM "OFFICER 666" .AT MAJESTIC SEPT. 6 SLANG LOST OUT IN THE TEST AGAINST PURE ENGLISH lans. as a mpans ol the proper description 'of taEeball gameri la the nfewspapers, comes out a little Ind stra; sb If crrward En giish according- to tbc Tordict ot several thousand readers In a test vole teliea by the Chicago Record-IIor- ald. Of a total of "ballots re- corded 2004 declared for the Eng- Usi preBcrfttd'by tbe dictionaries ani 1926 wtra in favor of the use of sjans. The'figures'in favor ol tb'e'pure were qualified by "sereral (i ou Eir.d voters _ eipresse-d theraselvea favor ol the use a moderate amount nf enappy. de- scriptive not lEmlted neceasarily to dictjoniiry words, however. Many voted in favor slang !bvl advocated tbe Rlimi lion of In tbe course of the baHoti numerous collese professorii and educators declared in favor o! while a majority of base- ball players, aod c agers expressed a preference for pure Engiisa. The biggest thhsg of Us kind that bas.ever been attempted In Western 'anada, I: scheduled to take place next 'week at Cowley. The Western Canada Polo Association is going to there and polo and enlhuBlaslio foiioi'ers of the "game from all points of the weel vtHj congregate' Cowley for the occasion. It will be somewhat of a ocleir event, erun as the international polo matches prove lo be, and grace and prestige will be given the affair by the presence of the Lleul.-Gorernor of Alberta, the lion. G. H. V. Bulyea, who will bo the ol Mr .and Mrs. Henry H. Becker, at their located ranch on the south fork of he Old Man river. The tournament Is being held under the auspices of the South Alberta Country Club of Cowley. Tbe club has gone to a lot of trouble and lense to stage the tournament and at least will be spent oa It. Sis will enter the tourney and two games will be played each day until the champior.shlp is established. The final should be played off Wednesday If nothing occurs to cause a hitch in the schedule. The North ?ork team is .the present holder of tho Osier cupg which the emblem of BTeatera Canada poto supremacy and when the team that has proven jtsflK to he the best of challengers meets the cup holders, there la going to be some fine old galloping done before the fate of. the cup Is Kttled for soother period. After the matches at Cowley four or five of the competing teams will, It understood, invade Spokane and at the tournament to take place there, make a hid for States championship, thua making aa in- ternational competition of the. Spokane tournament. There are probably not a f6w In. Lethbridge who know- polo and like the game, although Juoie, Lavender and1 Archer rit't and Second Chicago i St. Louis and aod llildebrandt. 1 10 0 4 3 Qrir.et Ciccii nati ,.i 'I1 Pittsburg ..5 81' Ames and Kling Luhresen and Sl< moo. Bostor.- M 363 New York a 9 1 Perdue and Hatlden j Tesreau, Fromme, Crandall and McLean and Hartley and. Wilson. W. L. P.'C Si .40 .07 75 45 .619 70' 57 GS C9 Philadelphia Brooklyn Hisey nnd Killifcr and McCarthy. 3 10 3 2 73 Ragoo .537 .438 S3 Apieuicau Philadelphia Cleveland Washington' Chicago Boston Detroit st. Louu...... New York w. 83 Ti 51 70 51 67 63 62 Bl 56 71 .430 .405 .353 P.O. .861 .601 .565 .515 .501 .441 'American 3 3 rj 1 7 0 Scott and Kuhn; Steep, Cullop, Kshlrr and O'Neill. Chicago Cleveland Newark Rochester Haltimore Hrfialo .Montreal Toronto Providence Jersey Cilj 48 83 .367 42 60 .344 International v. p.c. 8S 49 ,..-78 57 70 64 68 65 66 66 .837 .578 .523 .507 .500 64 71 '.474 58 76 :.133 47 83 .348 Second Chicago 14 I Cleveland 363 Benze and Schalk BlandEng, Gul- lop, Kahlcr and Caliscb. New Yori ,_ 350 oston 4. 10 3 ilcHals and SKwney, Be.iitnl, r.n.1 homaa. Tashlngton 2 41 'hiladelphla 1 41 Engcl and Shawkey and Ichang, 'SHOE POLISH in there Turpentine Sasy to Good for the T __th-bridge.'Turf Club MEET September 16th and 17th in Purses Western Canada Fair and Racing Circuit Horses FOUR HARNESS RACES FOUR RUNNING RACES TWO INDIAN RACES :o: WILD HORSE RACES Special Attractions Between the Races CITY BAND IN ATTENDANCE B, B. McCARTY, --C fe C. C. PAGNUELO, Internntional 'oronto 8 17 3 Bufialo 0 90 Kent and Bernis Jamiespn ar.A itephenl. Montreal 290 Rochester 0 '3 L Dale and Madden Holt and Wil- liams. Vewark I '3 Baltimore 63 Lee and Hlggltis; Danforth .and Kgan. ECS' City.............., 3 'J 5 Providence 13 15 3 Brandon, Turo ar.d Blair Swc.'t aril Onslow. Association Indianapolis 3 5 1 Columbus 465 Willis and Collar Cole and Smith. Toledo 3 '3 Louisulle i.. 9 12 0 Hasictt aod Devoght; demons anil Severotrf. St. Paul 3 10 1 Milwaukee 252 P.eigtr ar.d James; Powell and Huglirs. Western Canada Saskatoon...... 2 Ford, Churchill and Willels thrup and Moore. 2 3 6 0 Nor- Victoria 9, Spoksnc 13. AH games postponed. CATARRH; Of THS BLADDER: Idlnailtn 24 Hours ;