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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETTtimiDGE DAILY HEJRALD Thursday, September 7, 1911. TO ORGANIZE RUGBY CLUB HERE IMPORTANT FOOTBALL MEETING EDMONTON ATHLETES CAME SECOND AT COAST MEET European Grappler Coming to Challenge Frank Gotch Jess holder of tha European heavyweight championship title and claimant to the world's title now held by Frank Goteh, is now on his way to this country tu outage in one of the biggest tours ever gotten .np for ji Kuropean grappler of cliamploaslilp calibre in many past. Jess Pederson will challenge Gotch and his managers are ready to wager any part of Jn.OOO that Pederson can defeat Gotcll. Jes Pederson conies hero prepared to meet any or all American and European wrestlers at the catch-iis-catob-can style. His managers will wager that Pederson can throw In one hour's actual wrestling time any Hiree wrestlers living, tar none. Jess Pederson w-on the world's championship title at Paris in when he defeated Padolibny. Haoul le Boucher. Zhysco and others, and successfully defended his title ever since, against the cleverest profs- sionnls in the international ranks. Jess Pederson's measnrejnents are of the ideal man. He is 30 years of age, stands ti feet 2 Inches in Height and weighs pounds. Ills other measurements follow, chest, jit) inches; neck 22 inches; biceps 20 Inches; thigh 23 inches; calf 17 Inches. PARNEY AND ROBERTS WERE UP AGAINST STIFF PROPOSITION AT FOUR SECONDS j Edmonton, Sept. Parney j and C. D. Roberts, who repi'esented the Edmonton Y. JI. c. A. in the Labor 1'ny sports at Vancouver, admitted themselves with credit, both Iwo When It is taken into account that the Alberta representa- i lives were up against the pick of thei Pacific coast, the local boys have good I reason to be proud of themselves. In j tile 100 yards dash Parney ran s-eeond j to Ueasley, the time being ten sec-j_____________________________________________ _ onds tlat, equalling the B. C. record best time is 10 1-5, so that REASON OF MOST PROFITABLE Is probably what, he ran distance I In on Monday. In yards dash 1I1STOHY OF XATIOXAL LEAGUE lia'lf'x'eh Beasiey again won, with Parney a good second, the time being very 22 3-5. breaking the B. C. record. In the weight events. Roberts bad to so up against no less a personage than IT 4S PUD FOJ? TUTS By Manhattan York, Sept. else UIHIs. the all-round champion'of tulppe" 'he of season of 1911 will go down In or the importance of the manager 10 the success of a loam. I am a firn onds. Fiasco Not in it With the Gotch-Hack Farce Says Keough Hugh E. Keogh. who writes umlor 'he nom dc plume of "By Heii" in the Chicago Trihime, one of the foremost sporting writers of day, gives a very enlightening account of thesrand liasco which took place at Cliicauo I Labor Day of'fti world's championship wrr-slling event, i His is Keosh's view: i The championship remains in Am- "Ira, if that will be of any assistance, "'thin -'0 minutes of actual wrestling: lime Frank Gotcll administered the i two necessary falls to Ocoreo Hack-" enschmidt, the first with a crotch and linlf-Xeteon. developing into a reverse body hold, in M minutes and IS sec- onds, and the second by mere sup- ig in live minutes and 32 see- believei; in the proposition that, the manager is half the battle. For in- In the United States. The discus throw was won by Gillis, with leet. Roberts being second with Ithe most profitable season in the bis-; Clarke or Chance could take a team ,-v, of t.he game. {like Brooklyn and make Ci Why? Simply because of the Gillis won the sixteen-pound hammer ier part of the season at least four and IGl feet (a mighty and {sometimes five teams have been with Roberts was second with 119 feet. In the ij6-pound weight events Roberts was third. TECUMSEHS ARE DISAPPOINTED in reaching distance of the pennant and the other three teams have been at times at least sufficiently dangerou: so that no game has been credited ii the percentage column until it has been played. j Result: Fandom has been excited Toronto, Sept. Tecumsehs''a" over tile country as it never has trip west in an effort to lift the Jlinto Deen Before and no such consistent cup is off for the present at least, j crowds have ever been seen at base- President Murphy today decided that j lll'l games as have paid 'heir good the Labor Day game between the to see National league con- tlonals and -Montreals must be re-! tests this season. played. There is bitter disappoint- ment in the Tecnmseb camp over thet The owners of the leading clubs wil make fortunes and the o-.vners of the a pennant mender. Bill Dahlen. in fart, may t do the same, as was done with the Philadelphia's. Man for man, I can not see that, as individual players, the Giants have very much on the Brooklyns, but the New York club is a baseball team, while the Brooklyns are not as ye'.. Bresn.absn took practically the sar n raw material which had held a per- sistently tail-end position and put- ting the team spirit into them has The largest crowd that ever wit- nessed a wrestling match in modern tfmes and probably the largest, that aver will witness one was present. for a small trlanatilnr splotch of vacancy in the lonvr west corner of the left field bleachers, which fell mler the of the platform sup- porting the motion picture machines Comiskey's park was filled to its ca- pacity. That would mean an att-end- inee of about Hack Never Expected to Try It was not generally kurnvn until .he necessary explanations were made the clazad multitude that Hacken- Games in Ihe Big Leagues I AMERICAN I.New York 000 000 f 4 Washington 202 p 1 j Fisher and Itlair; Groom and Henry. onn f, 3 'llDstou 300 5 j Hemler and -Thomas; Cicotte and j Williams. i Second game flOl 001 HOC M 0 j Boston 000 001 11 0 j Plank Wood and j .N'mmmaker. MJetroit....... DOO'020 fl o ;Kt. Louis 001 r. 1 i Willett Hamilton anil i Krichell. iPittsburg Cincinnati NAiTIOiNAL ___ ___ lOO'OOO O'TQOLE of B. B.C. TO ORGANIZE RUGBY CLUB IN LETHBRIDGE There is a prospect of Loth- bridge going on the rugby map. Tomorrow evening, in the of- Baseball Chatter Huffalo is willing i.o take over the Detroit club's franchise In the Ameri- league. At a recent meeting of the Board of Commerce of Buffalo. Second game (li I'itt-shurg '..........1000 G 5 Cincinnati hi: 9 1 Adams, Ilobertsoir> and Simon; Keefe and Clarke. liroolilrn 000 6 4 Philadelphia 300 fjjio 10 I Schardt anil Erwln Kilng and Smith; Alexander and i) Madden. Chicago 301 13 0 St. Louis OOf) OtHI n I Kichte ttnd Nectihanij; Steele, Lau- dermilk and Hli-ss. brought them within sight of .ho pen- schmidt was wh.ppaObetorehVl.ft i ficT the 7m D velo! men .r ,h. cl.y plidedS Fill II1. IMC t fll ill filer C-IUJI ........1 .1_____ ,r nflltt- In the American .hinet n :s another example with the best pitching staff in the league- and 'ine individual .players, the 'team Is next to the bottom, fn me hands of decision which compels them to throw'J fa {lenders even need not feel they will Connie Mack it is probable the up their arrangements for their wesUjhave to shovel snow for a living this team would !je near tiic- top. ern trip and reranin at home and.: season I watch the Nationals and Montreal di-ij tne vide another fat gate. If the Xation- bank accolmts of wm their remaining games they, slfaa a! dropsj% though lhere Jlas been no sncli exciting races as the National will qualify to meet the .Tecumsehs. league also the ihe magnates show In a play-off for the championship. aBue lmg.showu. Jhls game would be called for Satur- day, Sept. 30, leaving date pos- 1 Manager Means Much sibly too late for any team to make a western trip. The close race in the National lea- gue has again brought up the question LAULY WILL REFEREE BIG GAMES'AT COAST Vancouver, Sept. Lally, not- ed eastern lacrosse man, will stav here to referee the extra champion- ship series between Vanconvr New Westminster, the first of whicl takes place Saturday next. s. his training quarters at Sliorehnm England, and all that "tempernientar1 stuff was nothing more than the con- sciousness that he was up against it. It was not known, as it is known now, that for the last two weeks it neces. sitaied the tendcrest care on the o'clock. Office of lli-j squires to.prevent his "running lock Block and that his feeling toward his I meeting with Gotch- was something akin to acute nausea. That he had broken some tendons in one of his ..reolous legs while in training also I Don't-Want Cybs to Win vas a matter of postmortem revela-1 _____T ment Co.. the first steps to ward organizing a Lethbridge club will be attempted. En- thusivist-j of the gridiron are heartily welcome to attend. The meeting is called for S In the Sher- 000 to set the franchise there, If it should be available. Hon. Th, White Sox fans in Chicago are ntill- had no intimation that against tne Xot that he would he down at the first pos.ible msllke men but th but since see a ,nli scrics boUvcon and jhc Sox, which v.-ould be impos- "It's a sail thing for me to see Cobb's throwing ability leaving .lenn- ings is reported as saying recently. seen U year by re- day by day. Ty isn't getting men at the plate as lie used to do. His assists from the outfield are be- coming fewer and fewer. Sam Craw- ford is now our best thrower from the t field. He's been in the game, many years longer ihan Cobb. but he lakes care of his arm. Ty. ha AMERICAN ASSOCIATION -.auisviHe Jolumbns ndianapolis 1'oledo 030 000? 8 220 10 000 3 000 000 5 Kansas City vs Si.-Paul, no game on account of rain. of Clubs Today Lost P. C. MArt MTHIMC- BUT TH'BEST JOHN: CALL TAXI, QUICK, A 9.000. PARTMEtlT.1.1 WE ONE IO.OOO. AP.WMENT ULO t'lKf YOU DOM'T COMIE ACW33 WITH THIS TWO BACK REUT, WHY, ou eredf was exactly what he Intended to did. The first fall, which Ootch won in M the c minutes and JS seconds, sible if the Cubs should win the .Nat- ional league pennant. Whenever 8 jibe score board shows that another mcontrollable desire to pitch, and that 5 "iVhaL Is hurting his arm." Shortstop Bush of the Detroits is for t let out a lusty yell and begin (Uon of Cruelty to Ball Players. He their seats for the fall "I have never had tin ond rail of iimo .ic if 1U1 snow. .bLuies: i uave never nati ttie spices l tlle sharpened. 1 don't he- schmidt really did the in a desperate frame of ae had gathered fresh determination during the interval.. Me moved about. with a suggestion of ginger and for 'Ive minutes of fiddling gave signs of being keyed up to give as good as be got. After flattering the spectators for that brief period, however, he fell to i notch's clutch at his leg and went I sprawling face down on the mat. I C-otch's face wore an expression of j complete resignation. He worked the National leagners and want to set them demonstrate. Sporting Events For Pincher Fair Plnehor Creek, Sept. post- ers are being issued announcing the I'incher Creek agricultural exhibition down with his left hand until it reach-1 on Tuesday. Sept-ember 1' ed Hack's shin. A iiuick break of the lieve in it, for the reason that I may dangerously cut another playy. i sup- pose if I sharpen up and go spike-first into the bases the oppos ing players would have more respect for my base running ability. I am losing stolen bases right along yet. I haven't the heart to snike and maybe maim a player for life." W York Chicago Pittsliurg PhSlailclphla St. Lonis Cincinnati Bropl'lyn Bosivin 66 64 45 54. 57 '60 Go 73 91 .62S .810 .57S .537 .516 .467 .266 knee nnd the lowan had the oe hold, lie did not irse it. He did not har-a to. Hackonschmidt was whipped by the mere suggestion of it. He raised his head from the floor, con- twiated it around, displaying a look of half mile dash for' bo.v terror and said. "Don't. at ihe the referee understood. "Go said Smith. triangular Hack Quits Cold Hackenschmidt heard thjs, and with out waiting to tjp ahead he i Hopped over or, his hack snd quit. He [quit cold had tended to do good practice runs of land as the promoters of the match apprehended he would when they had the beta declared off. A few who bad wished for the hu- miliatbn of Hackenschmidt to be com- I plete led a cheer for Ihe wlnn-ar', but did not register with the ronllilud-a. Uotch had done everything that was expected of him, but the flagrant in- sincerity of it alt fell on tho crowd like n pall, and it had no heart for j exultation. Something had been to It. Its sparling nrid-a had been j mortally wounded in the abuse of its confidence. The crowd was slow to leave the j In the Dallas Hotel, scene of the greater fiasco all members be than .the one at for here present an there la Important