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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Tiie Daily Henild, Thursday, September Edison are sole agents for; these goods in and i carry a full line of machines, both two four minute records. PRICES ON PHONOGRAPHS i 'Standmni "Combination Home -Home-.Combination Triumph Goods Co. 412 ROUND St P.. O. 344 328 Residence 1252 -COSMAF CO. Stalls, with, etc. Rates. reasonable. .Cars': -washed, polished and delivered: l; 246 Westminster Road. TWO YEAES FOK JOHNSON BILLY MADDEN SAYS HE ,WILL LAST THAT LONG AS WORLD'S CHAMPION. Chicago, Sept. Maddes the old-time fighter and manager of box- ers, himself in his time one of the clev- j erest light-weights in" the world, an- j nounces it as Ms opinion" that two; years- wjll -about.see the finish ofj Jack Johnson as the heavy-weight champion of the world. Madden can be credited with bring- ing out more good, big boxers than any man in the ring history, barring Billy Belaney. Ataocg the men he dis- covered, and developed were John L. Sullivan. Charley Mitchell. Peter Mai- er, 'Gus Ruhiin, Denver Ed Martin and several others. It was-Madden'who, first saw'the. merit in Johnson as aj fighter, which he became wise to whenj he matched -'Ed H'artin against the t seven years ago. Madden! thought he had a champion in Hartin, j Harry Hooper. 1 of the Boston Red "who was a clever two- gox, lately'has been doing some fine handed fighter, but when he stacked j execution with the., stick. ihim up against Johnson life soon dis-j" tha-: he, had another guess jcoming.. After that contest Madden, j- Four mite ,Sox are __ _ t -jViTTYioT. the Boston Amen- Montreal, Sept. Montreal Star today acclaims Pat Pow-. ers, president of the Eastern League, as 'the new prospective father of lacrosse and publishes his portrait as such on the strength of. the announced decision of some of the members of the committee pointed to revise iho lacrosse rules, to take the Eastern League baseball rules and adopt .-them to lacrosse-and present them to the "next convention as original rules. The Star says in part: "How gratifying it be to that grand roan of Eastern League baseball, who has brought the -rules to their present perfection to have la- crosse men cast their eyes at these rules. The'tribute which will be paid to him by the gentlemen who advert in all- seriousness to this plan of'having lacrosse baseball rules in future ought to be the crowning one of his existence. It will entirely over- shadow'the slight'sentiment of bitterness that has been provoked by the fact that .other men will pose before thousands of lacrosse enthusiasts unfamiliar with baseball as the originators of the r.uies. COKBETT INSISTS LANG'S CHANCE TO BEAT JOHNSON SOME DAY NO JOKE SEES REAL CHAMPION-lN-THE-ROUGH IN THE WILLING AUSTRAL- IAN .WEEKLY RE- VIEW .OF PUGILISM ooce that if Ja-ck Jonnson and Jim Jef- fries ever met in the ring Johnson "would win, an-d he stuck to Ms ground Dougherty. ,The Boston .American League YEAR WITH BAT ever since, and had. the. pleasure of'-champions of 1S03 and 1904 are wide- wianing a- considerable. sum of money jiy scattered. Not one of them is ..with Way Beat.Kis of 220 Hits wade i backing- Ms opinion, against.- the New of Jeffries w-hea-ihe "Re- no fight "brought about; the -present .team and but few are in Harness at According to Madden's idea .-now] Harry -Niies, of the. Clevelandsj .is Johnson can't ;last at the pace, -lie is to machine same. Harry Larry- Lajbie has a chance this gomg.--Billy says no stranger "to -air navigation, Louis ..121-000 too fast 'for- an athlete.. The -ef- By James J. Corbett New York, Sept. 10 days I ago two important heavyweight con- tests were held in this country in which were engaged as principals four men who are regarded as the runners- up to the championship, and yet in the opinion of the majority of experts neither of'the victors is of a class that would entitle him to a go with the champion. One of the bouts., the Kauf- man-Lang contest' was an even affair, and while the popular, verdict was given to the "Californian'it as the opin- ion of a great many good students of the. game that Lang made a wonderful showing, all things considered, and Chalmer, Sheuler, Bren- that had been a longer one, the Australian might have been re- turned the victor. It must remembered that' what- ever handicaps there were -in the match were all against Lang. The six- round thing is a new .one on the for- eigner, accustomed as he has been to train for longer bouts, and more for en- durance than speed. Then the fact his first engagement in this Be" and Burns and' Clark. At cmcago.......000 000 .Brooklyn ----..0.12 100 _ Batteries: Mclntyre and Weaver and Needham: Rucker and Bergen. -N'ew sonto make more base .hits than ever f6ct sort of -living which .balloonist and -parachute jumper.. ty j.son is indulging, in now.- is: -making .him iis _Mstory' of 15 years as ;faCail tes, the -a. slugger. In 1901 he pounded out vitality- of any man, more: Tjiat ir at one- time a York 000 010-4 9 0 T Jcountry and against one.oi the Batteries: Harmon and Lush and d t lar of oun Ameri; Pheips and Jolmson -to" get rpo three Counting this season, Mmsu into snape I0 gome -Iiairy has Mt below .300 in only two a lot of vitaHty antf 15 on- '-the diamond. ..For recuperative powers, he 'will and- -thai Lou "Criger 'very far 'from .being a 'Ames and Two years of such, a life wm! The veteran.catcher was in j AMERICAN a long time; and when at the end oi a the. season, j At St. t boxers nelp and was the close he' has 11. onsecutive years he -batted ,os- tlie same class as Jiin aid .422., In 1907 he missed Jeffries. can't-coine-back class." QAA ,lxf GO Q STifi T-. _ '.the' considerable7 of his old-time skill. 1st 4. Batteries: Smith .and Carrigan; Mai- was up against. Ty Cobb is one., of. those who KUimer, Connie Mack's chances in the -world's. At series with the Cubs. Ty declares Cleveland. ..luQO 000 000 3 bound to make Mm feel more or less nervoi's. I am not making excuses for Lang, but I believe in being fair "and 2 Ihavins; been through ttie game myself can appreciate just about what' Bill Why He Likes Lang I may be accused of being prejudiced Automobile owners are informed that a plant for the repairing of all kinds of Tires and Tubes has beon installed by the Central Cycle and Repair Works, Eighth Avenue, east. Calgary. The difficulty hitherto met with In having tires and tubes Vulcanized has been eliminated" by the introduction .of a thorough, up-to-date plant. Specimens of work on application. Work sent ..returned with all" pos- sible despatch. Central Cycle and Repair Works 331 Eighth Avenue East, Calgary. A. T. BARNES, Prop. as a -fighter Ad -will not find it such an easy matter to put him in discard. Jimmy' Britt a Manager Nelson's old-time opponent, James Edward Britt, is still in the game, but- as a manager just at present. Jimmy he can see a coming champion prove in either engagment that he is the wonder he is now supposed to be. I am not "alone in my. views either., and share these opinions with some of'in Bombardier Wells, England's best the bes.t-posted men and recognized j and _has authorities in.the game. .Johnson's Rabbit Foot In Tommy Burns the present cham-. isher under his wing. Another of ou-r. old-time champions. and one of greatest little men who ever put oh a: glove, Terry McGovern, is: now. busi- pion met who is much smaller the 'Grand opera than and in Jeffries he haa bouse in'this city, and it is .rumored" the great good luck to get into the' ring with, a man completely broken down from nervous collapse. The that "they can't come back." Jack Johnson's colored friends and admirers have chipped in and ordered. that eventful day. _ Ifc dces B0t fl6cessarily -take- drink tot that the offensive strength of the Ath- Knuacelphik 000 00-M) one pprnt.. In .1908 he sap..the .vitalifcy of a-fighter...Irregular letics collectively will overcome the! Fan-well and Coombs jin favor of the Australian championing Opp0nent, bui that about lets him Burns fight in-Australia was stopped ja gpid by the authorities in the fourteenth-j ooo, which they intend presenting to' round, and while Tommy had taken a champion as a token -of their es- great deal of "punishment he was far teem. No less than 800 jewels will be" from being a. beaten man. at the time. ;USed in the manufacture of "this won- I have the authority of one of oeit Thanksgiving time" best-known Australian boxing experts, [appointed and there certainly will be a' man who knows the game from A some excitement in colored circles on to 2, and an; eyewitness of the bout.' Burns was around town strong and chipper as ever after-the fight, while Johnson- was forced, to seek -medical attendance. So it would--seem Burns is justified in asking for anoth- er chance with che colered .champion.- Only a Defensive Fight _ Johnson, to' my.mind ,is-.purely "a de- fensive fighter, and' any 'good- heavy- weight not inclined to force. tle, would have little staying in the ring -with him, for six or ten ro.unds, or even longer. If a. man carries the .fight to Johnson..that, is another story- The champion has a good defense, and in quarters can administer severe punishment to 9 1: on account of having acted in an ad- ,old-time system of cham- ite -stick was ps; greatest season living, loss of-.sleep, lack of regular ex- 1SG1, 'when he PEMWiT. FOOTBAL NOW, j New "b'atted was: at, bat .488--times in 126; games, and made '220. safe hits. best .year .was in' '1904. Vhen .Ke.ltit .391, getting 211 bingles in 554 times up. .Cobb has been in the .game: six seasons, and in five of them In 1904, his season with Augusta in the Souta .'Atlantic Jeasne, Qobb batted ,237. In. 1-905 h.e batted -320 in 103 games with and .240 in 41 games "with makin .303. ...During the last three years he j tofore, the school .board has announc- ercise wil do -che work. (jhicagoans. 11 innings 'ed darkness. Willie Keeler, who has been -doing substitute-work-for .the New Tort this season, frillrqtuit the -diar the close of this year. At ___003 030 ___100 310 JBatt-enes: Walsh. and .visory capacity' during "the match, travelling about-TEe "country and no score., is not so. My reason for lending' to" .stop all comers in as still in vogue I reputation would be COLONELS MAKE RECORD The "Louisville club American Association-is believed to nave set a record for of 'players 'tried out- by any" team in organized' -base- DalJL purchase- of Pitcher Jb'loyd ICroh Nationals, just sixty-nine players had -been 'oh the cluib's roster at one time or an- other this year... ,_Two. managers wer.e tried-and-found 'wanting, -.third-'-to take u-p Howard: Del the ,9 '2 is not so. My reason for lending' advertising to' assistance to Lang is' that he is one of rocnds the most promising white heavyweights in the business. fair, from whica Since the Reno af- a negro emerged and i f York School Board Think Devote his time to_ looking .after caldweii, -WaEHoD and Criger. Rules Wni Make Game'Less- j estate holdings in Brcok- T B Will Make Game Less Dangerous. New York, Sept that .'lyn. Russell Ford, the fine young pitch- er who has 'been one -Hiiwaukee ,uhe rules will make football, of season'S sensations, is a Jonah'.' Batteries: Sage and Dawson; his mark for the year i less dangerous than it has been the CIevelana team. The ting. C-iiiigan and have not won from him this. At St. season. He has defeated them half jxansas City ...000 000 a dozen 1st. Paul 000 of the world should not be name. I have taken a renewed inter: est in the game, because, likV a great many other ardent Minneapolis .....620 142 21 2JI want to see_a white back ___'...310 010 10 heavyweight championship of the AMERICAN .ASSOCIATION At Cut- .'has -.The largest nunv ed that the game will be permitted in 'ber of hits ever made in one season "by .Cobb was 216, last year; when he an' average of .377. the New York schools this season. The new rules, the board holds, I eliminated the objectionable- features. 5 1 j Batteries: Powell and Ritter; Ryan, Jack Knight, who has been switch- cnech and Spencer. ea around -considerably the past few At seasons, played the game of Ms life, Indianapolis 000 ,100 5 2 this year. He developed into a crack Toledo ......'..211 102 010r-8 IS 1 all-round star, and leads the Yankees Batteries: and Kar- at the bat. Stallfng's was fortunate nes; Yingling and -Hartley, in having the .elongated player on his At payroll, i Louisville 000 7 5 ''joiutaDus .....200 010 10 2 i EASTERN At Baltimore 1 Jersey City Fre'd Clarke, manager -of the Pir- ates.-is sore over the-way lie has been assailed by the Pattsfaurg fans. Fred nks done much for the city in a base- ball way ,but the Smoky City- crowd appear 10 be a'.migity ungrateful lot. He-is- one of the ;best managers and players in the history of the national game. A Phone or Ppstal will insure your receiving a copy. Repro- duced from the actual garments our agents have to show you for this season.' Seledt your Style, and ask to: see a model in your size sales people will do the ur Beacon PMllippe the veteran twirl-' vandergrift sr or the Pirates, led the >.ational pitchers np to the beginning of this week, with 13 games won and 1 lost, King Cole, the sensational pitcher of the Cubs, was second, winning 18 and U 6 1 Batteries: Donnelly and Egan; Sit- ten and Pahr. At Kocnester...........- '1 5 Toronto --13 1 Batteries: Eager .and Blair; Killan second Kocziester At world. I. do not relish the idea of a negro champion, particularly when I know his were upon him through one of the greatest flukes in the boxing., Jeffries' con- dition during; the1 fight is-'an old-story now, of course. In Lang, I 'saw, what-I.1 considered a championship possibility, a white man. who with proper handling might de- velop into a great .fighter and qualify as a candidate for the highest honors in the game. I have -carefully -watched him work and. regard him as a, natural fighter. His knowledge of the finer points of the science of boxing is limited, but this can be developed with practice and a little more ex- perience. Back Hand Compliment to Deianey Al Kaufman is the top notcher at present among the white American heavyweights, and a longer battle be- jtween- these two men ought to de- termine which is the one most worthy of trying to bring back the champion- ship 'to the white race. Al is in com- petent hands, Billy Deianey, the great- est trainer in America, having him in j charge, and if any one can bring out his best surely Deianey can. I-want to see one or the other win. ranked third, having nine victories three defeats to his credit. badly dented, ,if not seriously damag- ed. Jack shines in close quarters, and that's how he-won.- the title. Ail his best work is .done while his opponent is rushing at'him, or breaking out of a clinch. If a good willing to 'Johnson to force the fighting I think, the bout would be before the real fighting begun. Far from being a great fighter I think him a lucky John Will "Go Back" .'Lang and Kaufman .are.Vgood ;men: fairly clever and hard hitters, and have1 the-advantage of youth. Both reins is holding job principally for "the'reason-that the '-club- has no- tning'-'to any further "changes in the management. The Colonels are eighth place, where they, have Been'- for -the greater part of the season. Last 'won the pennant. Henry successful manager of the flag- -winners calculated to go along this --season with most of 'last year's %.r tout he quickly dropped in th'e" Grayson has been trylngrto 'get Bill Bernhard, the form- player, who has done well' Nashvilte in the Southern direct his flayers next have-" fought Johoson, .bene fitted by the experience. Jack can "not be expected .in the natural order, of at his best On the other are improving rigEt and the Philadelphia' bo.ut-''.showed.'that man had absorbed a the champion's best stunts through his ex- perience in Jack's training camp at Reno which should stand him, in good stead in a match with the ..colored i'[ So cheer up, boys; don't get dis- couraged. With the better man of these two young Huskies to choose j from there is still a chance for the white race. The Langforfl-Jeanette go at Bos- ton proved nothing except that one man could hand'out a good licking and that his opponent could 'take it and still be on the job. The referee says he gave the decision to Langford be- cause he out-fought, otit-punched and out-pointed' Jeanet-te, but-that the iat- RECORD FOR CHRISTY r ji star twirler, Jbas ant other record During Tuesday's "Babe" Adam's tne 'pirate's 'twirler struck The the at :ball that "was- bouncing. iDaii struck caixrher. Meyers on the air. It was :thevthir4- strike.- Matty grabbed the and. threw Adams out at first. It first time that a pitcher got an assist on a strike-out. losing three. Crandall, of the Giants. to see one or oiner uut- rank-Pfl thirri havins nfrift and win decisively, so thac we can feel 1ter put up a great battle and was still THE ALEXANDRA' Rear Sitting Room Alexandra Hotel High Class Work. Everything on the Square. Patronage Solicited. FRANK THOMAS Proprietor. Christy one of the clos- rrovicence Second rroviaence A'ewark At Montreal- est students of the game in the coun- try, says of the world's series: have it on the Athletics in catch Montreal ers and experience, but .that's all. o-tnerwise the American Leaguers are just as strong as the if not stronger. It's an even bet, I should itninK, as to which will win." PRICES range for Suits or Overcoats from to SHOP OF THE- BENTLEY COMPANY LTD. "The Shop of, Fashion-Craft" Lethbridge i Frank Schulte, of the Cubs, has! J done some great hitting in recent! games. One of his drives during the! New York-Chicago games in thq] Windy City, is declared by eld base-; ball men to have 'been the longest j iiit ever- made. He cleared a high j .score board back of the right field! blethers on the Chicago grounds.! 'arl the 'ball landed on the roof of a! nearby house. 'The board is Gl feet] i high, and 330 feet Irom the home plate j i and the ball cleared it by several feet. j Frank, is a former New York i State four home runsj in two days in this series. NORTHWESTERN At Vancouver............ 5 I'acoma 2 .At Seattle 4 9 sponane C 12 i All the crack players were not born iin the United States. Russell Ford, i "U X. .i comes pretty nsjir -uSiug tuo uostj 1 pitcher in the American League, is at j So is George Gibson, the I [Iron }Ian among the backstops of the! i National League. Jimmy Archer, of! j the Cubs, and Roger Bresnahan, of the i ;.Cardinals, both first saw the ilght of! da> in Ireland. Harry Smith, the vet- j eran 'backstop of the Boston Doves, iis an Englishman. AT fflWLEY XI 1 91 JbJul A polo tournament is 'billed to take place at Cowley on the" 29th. and 30th of the present month. The program events is as follows: Stick and foall for teams, hur- dle race, 1-4 mile open pony race, 14.2 and under, -bending race, stick and ball 3.-2 mile dash for. -colo -ponios only, tandem race, open saddle horse race for horses -which never won public money. Polo on morning and .iftenioou of :jytu; polo on morning and rac- es on afternoon of 30th. All post entries: winner takes stak- es the victor is the man entitled to the. chance at the champion, and I be- lieve that in one of these men wo have championship -timber, and would like to see another match arranged T for a longer contest, in which the sup- eriority of either shall be demonstrat- ed beyond question. 'Not a "Real" Champion Now, to get back to the general im- 0 pression that neither of- these men is "classy" enough for a lookin with Johnson. I beg to differ with my [friends who mold popular opinion through the sporting columns of -the newspapers. The fact 'that Johnson is champion is what causes the great j majority to look upon him as a class j by himself. There is a wonderful magic about the word "champion" i that blinds many .to everything, but his best qualities, and after a pugilist .has held down the job for a while it jhas a sort of grown upon the public that because a man is champion he is unbeatable. No greater mistake was ever made. I know; I have been through th'e mill. We all. go down to defeat in our turn. Fitzsimmons won from mes Jeff beat Fitz, and finally the once great boilermaker laid down his dangerous at the end of the bout. He also says it would be hard to predict a winner in a finish fight Either one of these men' might have a good chance with Johnson. However, the only in- terest in colored boxers is confined at present 'to trying to find a white man capable of licking one of champion. As I have repeatedly stat- ed, I have no personal feeling against Johnson or any other colored boxer. It is .simply a case of pride in my own race, and an honest feeling that we must have somewhere a white man capable of winning back the coveted championship of the world. Nelson After XVoIgast Our old friend Battling Nelson, who was rather for a long time, has reappeared on the scene and feels that he has been alighted by Cham- pion Wolgast through the latter sign- ing up with Packy McFarland. The Battler claims Ad promised him first chance, and to bring the champion to terms agrees to bet on the the winner to take the entire and all. In announcing his plans for the future, depending largely of course, on the- result of his engagement with Packy, Ad leaves the Battler entirely out., of the picture. I am not seeking to take away any'The program takes in Frankie "White, credit from a pugilist who has climbed i from the bottom to the top as has Johnson, and I believe Jack is a good man as champions go nowadays, J do not look upon iiim as a really great fighter. His most important contests were with Tommy Burns and Jeffries. i and while he won both he did not Ray Bronson and Freddie Welsh, but not Nelson. Wolgast says that he will retire after he cleans ,up this Quartet, Maybe McFarland or Welsh might change Ad's plans for him. Why give the Battler "-a 'chance.? He accommodated all his victims the sec-. ond time and with his brilliant record] esser tor Soccessor to C. L Upton Barber Shop ia ;