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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald, Tuesday, September Edison .are :sole agents ioir, .tb.ese goods in carrv a fall line of 'machines, both two and four minute .records. c: CANADIAN" PRICES ON "v- EDJSON. PHONOGRAPHS Gem, .jSeni Co'mbjnation y.....-. Standard. .Combination 'Home Triumph Cornb. Lethbridge Sporting Goods Co. ONE 1032 412 ROUND JBAKBEB SHOP .Rear Sitting Room Alexandra Hotei High Class Work. _ on the Square. -Patronage 'Solicited. THOMAS "'Proprietor.- BATTLE RESULTED WHEN, 'JACK JOHNSON HIS DUSKY RIVAL- IN BOSTON 'Mass.. Sept. Jack .John- VorlcTs champion, ;and Ms dusky, rival. Ho Ko "Sam of -fouglit Tn the Armory2 A. A- ..-tonight, (-wi-th their tongues and organs) and Johnson was a Tvin- "proving a better disputant. '-.Johnson arrived; in town 'late this ,'V afternoon .hy automobile from Mont- "Vt.- 'He at-zended the bozing at the Armory, coming in very The air Ty-as rife "with rumors 'Jot. Jack being in town, and. Langford, who has been, coming on his trail, was -for fri-m. Jack was escorted seat -at -the ringside, directly in of Joe' Woo'dman, Langford's "manager. Langford, who was in the V. amphitheater, climbed down yelling. only the -whites of his eyes -were "Where is He scuffled Johnson to a. seat alongside his Inanager.- Johnson Ignored him. John- son was invited to ring after the "hout -and introduced, for a speech. As soon as he was in the ring Lang- climbed in after Johnson had introduced. Johnson-, insisted that the honor of speaking go to the local, man.' This put Sam. at a great disadvantage, for Jack.'had quite a gift wbHe-Sam is not very loqua- :-cious nor eloquent. ---Sam was flahber-, .jgasted.hut about fighting John- son for the -world's championship any time or any-place. Then he was ushered out 'of the dng j and Johnson made quite a speech and A1TLERS THE-CUSS FRANK L. CHANCED manager, and field captain, first .280, fields .996. Is a born leader, ag- gressive, daring, fast oa the bases and thoroughly seasoned in. several championship series, JOHN J. EVERS, second .250, fields .965. Is a and exponent of inside ball, crafty, al- ways striving to outguess the opposing side; an ideal ball, player to head the batting JOSEPH B. TINKER, .297, fields .936. Is pronounced by" most critics the greatest fielding shortstop in the major leagues. Is at his best in games and a main cog in the Cubs' ia- -side .235, fields .950 'Is steady, accurate thrower, fast and sure balls "and high flies, and a dangerous bat- ter iri the .pinches. JAMES T.'SHECKARDjleft .235, fields .980. "Was.'champion' sacrifice hitter of the National Lea- .in. 1909; Is a. sure fielder, studying every bat- ter, covers ground rapidly and has a perfect "peg." ARTHUR .329, fields .9t7. Is" styled by. most critics greatest outfielder in the-game today, in addition to being one of the hardest IMtters .in the league. FRANK M. SCHULTE, Tight .2SS, fields .975 ,Is a finished fielder, fas'! in all branches of the game a. hitter and possessed of a deadly arm. "JOHN J. KLMNG-, -290, fields .978. expert''in every particular, quick discover the weakness of an opponent and to act accordingly- In short, the star of them all. JAMES' "ARCHER, .257. fields .970. Is only exponent of the "squat" throw in either league, has. a perfect heave, is dangerous at bat 'with men on bases and fairly swift. MORDECAI BROWN, .165. fields .964. -Is. a-'past master as a strategist, gifted with almost perfect control and a varied assortment .of bewild- ering curves. For years a bright star on the slab. "EDWARD. M.> .105, fields .917. .When right Ruelbach is. almost unbeatable. Owing to an attack of diphtheria last has -been slow in attaining his best pi-tching form. JOHN PFIESTER, fields .939.- Is'. the star left-hander, of the effective. against all "-.clubs, whether left or right hand batters. .Is counted -upon as one of the mainstays in this series. ORVAL OVERALL, .118, .fields 1.000. Has been out of the game a major-part season" with an.injury to his pitching arm. Is gradually preparing for the series and sure to start. LEONARD (KING) COLE, .240, .fields .SSO. Is easily the most sensational pitching find of the season, scoring many victories over the strongest clubs in the league, using a drop ball and terrific speed. HARRY McINTIRE, fields .950., Is a veteran relying upon a side arm spit ball and-the old-time curve. LOU RICHIE, .-934. Richie has aided the Cubs materially this season; in" the pennant struggle. Is a heady twirler using a-curve and change of pace, and of especial value in fin-- ishing up. HENRY ZIMMERMAN, .255, fields Has been of inestimable value to the-Cubs in many, important contests and is noted for his great all- around playing and barring abilities.. CLARENCE. BEAUMONT, utility. .280, fields .981. A hard hitting, seasoned veteran, valu- able as pinch hitter, a close student of opposing batters and fast on the bases and in the field. THE ATHLETES HARRY DAVIS, field captain and first .248, fields .958. Is largely responsible for the inside play of the Athletics.' Is a timely hitter, slow on the bases and a seasoned performer at first Base- EDDIE COLLINS, second .318, fields .970. Is a heady, game player, leading the American League in base a dangerous batter and covers as much ground as Evers. JOHN.SARRY, .252, fields .947. Has never been put to-the test in a -world's, champion- ship series. Is fast, a fair hitter, .possessed of a strong, accurate throwing arm. FRANK BAKER, third .284, fields .938. Is younger and livelier than bounds in brilliant' style, a good pinch hitter and likeiy to produce a long wallop at the psychological moment. BRISCOS LORD, left fields-Bats .242, fields .990. Does- n't cover as -much ground as Sheekard, hasn't the arm of the Cub veteran and is Jacking in science, .though a steady fielder and formidable hitter. "TOPSY" .225, fields .970. Is one of the veterans of Mack's team and generally slowing up in his days of usefulness in the majir leagues. A-fair with weakening arm. OLDRING, centre .314, fields .963. Is fast in.'every branch of the game, a slashing and timely hitter but not equal to'Hofznan, playing with little regard for the-scientific angles. DAN MURPHY, right .302, fields .975. Is one of the survivors of Philadelphia's last champion- ship cltib, a hard hitter and -sensational fielder, though not quite' the equal of Schulte. CHARLES A. .279. fields .960. ;Is. one of the'most consistent winners on the slab corps and easily the sensation of the American; League. Is counted- upon to win Ms games. JOHN COOMBS, .218, fields .975. Has 'pitched "brilliant ball all season, and with Bender and Plank, has kept, the'Athletics on top. Is strong .and effective, against- all clubs, and is in perfect form. fields .964. Is a reliable "spitball" twirler-and in the season'in' scoring many victories for the Mack- -men. EDDIE PLANK, 'fields .9S9. For many seasons Plank has been recognized as one of the 'greatest left-handers in. baseball. Is steady. crafty and'possessed of a of fast breaking curves. HAItRY, KRAUSE, .240, fields .933. young southpaw, who never has been put to the test in championship games.. Is effective against hard .hitting clubs like Detroit. JA3IES DYGERT, .185, fields .945. Is a steady performer with twirl- er in pinches, and just at present rounding in-tc form for the championship. TOMMY.-ATKINS, .134, fields .946. Is the third southpaw of the Athletics who ha's promising form in the games'in which he has ap-" peared this season. T. THOMAS, .293, .fields' .965. Is a h'ard hitter, a strong fairly accurate thrower, and a close student of batters. He has been out of the game a good portion of the season. "RICK J.21S, fields, .962. Is a fair thrower and hitter, but has been on tha hospital list the major part of 'tsfee year. At present he is catching a steady, consistent, game.', oVicINNES, .211, fields Is a clever man to jump into any infieldxhreach and is fast on the bases. His forte is at second.-base. NEW GAME CLEAN BUT SCORING HARD BIG LEAGUE GAMES AMERICAN At IS NOT FAVORABLE Coaches and Players Complain of Hardships Inflicted by the New Rules. .failadelpnia, Sapl, foot- hall had its first inning-tcnday here between Pennsylvania and" New York .000 000 001 12 0 tne latter winning S to 5. There 000 110 12 0 no fluke .to the victory. Ursinus' clearly outplayed Pennsylvania in tnree of the four-periods. Wnether it -was loryard-.passing and running, or line plunging the visitors were superior to the Pennsy'lvanians. Alter" the game, Dr. Carl Williams, vflo helped draft the ,new rules, de- clared his belief that they .imposed too great a -burden on the offense and that i two teams evenly matched and condi- jJ3ost011 .1 rain. At .rnuacteiphia-St. Louis, rain. At Cleveland .....302 000 10 6 Boston 0 Batteries: Blaiding, Fanwell and Cicotte, Collins and Madden. (jailed ninth. At New. .Batteries: Donovan' and" Casey; vaugnn ,-and Blair. NATIONAL At St. St. Louis ......000 010 2 2 rnnadelphia 10 0 -.Batteries: Golden and Bresnahan; JBrennan and Dooin and McDonough. Automobile owners are' informed that a plant for'the-repairing of all kinds of Tires anil Tubes lias been installed by the Central Cycle and Repair Works, '33la Eighth Avenue, Calgary. The Difficulty hitherto met with in having tires- and tubes Vulcanized has been eliminated by the introduction thorough, up-to-date plant.. Specimens of work on application. Work sent returned -with all pog. sible despatch. At Boston- uoned, ins 'would nave difficulty in ...020 000 .-.200 000 isatteries: Brown, ..Overall and Ar- He advised, that the distance to be gained in three downs Jb'e reduced from r 5 urs 10 yards to five yards, or that a run- "tttlrais .000 '001 000-1 4 2 'Brooklyn- 9 1 Leifeld and .Gibson: acanion and-Bergen. second 1 irom at-least one. of his interference.] T-Qe game surprisingly clean, j unlyfour penalties -arere Inflicted for j Batteries: White, Leever and Si- imon; Rucker-and At 'Cincinnati-New assisting the runner times ......100.000000-1 3 once against syivania, Pennsylvania made .eight two' men taking part j twice. VJrsinus played the entire j game with, .but eleven, men. Only once was time-taken out for injured player, j Alter tae game -both sides criti- c-lzed" the oivisibn of the game into tour that it slowed Cyclone, Johnny Thompson is to re- up and was not necessary iceiye for his trip to the An- 'according to repo'rt.-- Johnny SCOTTISH LEAGUE FOOTBALL said he was obUged to fight his Hear.ts Q_ to the world's championship and beat ..Glasgow, Scotland, .Sept loilowiag are "-the results of the Scot- tish football games played t0clay; .JWAS THE MEETING" .BETWEEN Patrick Thistle 1. Celtic 1. Aber-1 cteen 5, Queenspark L Glasgow Ran- JACK AND SAM gers 4, Hibernians 0. Third Lanark every man in sight; that he had conie here to make arrangements for a sho-n at a local theater next week and also j 'to agree to raeet Langford. I He said'that he was willing to ar-1 LANGFORD. boston.' Se'pt: Johnson, cnanrpion. heavy weight of the world, .Europe to fill more engagements." Johnson leaves Boston to-morrow or next -day for New York to post a for- for his automotoile race with Old- neld, .which is tor a side. .Langford received 'the. offer of -a purse 6t" to meet' Jeanette in .fans, but did not answer it. Jean- Sam Langford, the Boston "tar ette' meanwhile, c has accepted (both range a match if Langford would post a side and some club -would i come forward, even abroad, showing] willingness to stage the bout. Lang- ford said -that he had posted, through his. manager, money in. New York. Then he agreed, to meet Langford tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock in the WILL SUCCEED GEORGE STALL- INGS AS MANAGER OF YAN- KEES. I George Chicago, Sept. 25.- of the Highlanders, is tnrougn. got together to-day, harangued each other for twenty minutes, flash- ed rolls of bills, ibank -books, and oth- er things and then separated without i coming any nearer to making a match I or posting a forfeit than -they did a year ago. .tserbre they parted Johnson made this statement: "I am the champion o? the world. He may finish the season at the i Sam JLangi'ord is the challenegr. He office of the Boston Globe and make Of the hilltop team or he may not i talked about putting up the match for the world's heavyweight} but will come'.back nest year to {to right me. I came here to hear his championship and cover Langford's the New York Americans in the I proposition and see his monev. I money. DIAMOND KINGS No department in our busi- ness seems to increase so rapidly as the "Diamond De- partment." .Close prices, lowest repre- sentations make this only pos- sible. Each'stone is critically examined before mounted. Ouf special and is good value. Drop in and we will be pleased to show you anything you may.vfish to see. -E.A.EWERT JEWELER, Round St. jrace for the 1S11 pennant, Stallings bust left for New York to talk with juwner FarrelL The clttb owner wir- ed i'cr him to come East at osce, for lie wants a heart-to-heart conference ;with the man who has been at the i Head of his team for two and a half i years. Drought along in cash.and was ready to .put up a cashier's check for the balance. "Langt'ord produced some money, not over ,b-ut wasn't to make a match or post a forfeit. Any time he puts up his money, I'm there to cover it. He has for CHAMPION READY TO FIGHT SAM LANGFORD IN ENGLAND FOR PURSE. Boston, Sept. Johnson last night declared his willingness to accept the ca'bled offer of a Pugilistic 'Gossip Central Cycle and Repair Works 331A Eighth A.venue East, 'Calgary. A. J. BARNES, Prop. P. 0. aS GARAGE Browne-CosinanVCo..- Five Stalls, with lockers, etc. Rates reasonable. Cars polished -and delivered. 246 Westminster Road. NO SUNDAY GAMES !N THE WORLD'S SERIES to save "the players irom exhaustion. Le'g Broken at Cleveland.. itipodes, 'should make, a'good impress-ion in Aus-' 'Cleveland, Ohio, Sept. tialia_ He a hard, earnest UOOK, a western reserve student, -was not much to fancy sparring, but Me victim of one of the first football possessing a faculty of keeping on top accidents of the season to-day, when Qf his man all of tim6( and deliver- one -of the 'bones in his right leg was iractured during the Western serve-Butcnel game. Minnesota, 34; Lawrence, 0. IVLinneapolis, Minn.. Sept. nesota defeated Lawrence in the first game of the local season by a score ing the goods. It is not likely that j there is anything of his weight in Aus.- tralia that can whip -him. Afraid of Cold Weather If the Na- tional Doesn't Wind Up Sooner. -Chicago, .Sept. will be no Sunday games .during .the world's1 series, unless- President Murphy of' the agrees" to wind up sched- ule -or his cluSb before "October said Johnson, of'-the- American "interest in-the, race-is to slump with of cold1' .continued jpnnson, "and it is absolutely "essen- tial league season closes be-" lore the middle of. Octotven The cold -weather has already cut in on the sport." CALIFORNIA of 34 to 0. "Minnesota played all around their lighter opponents in the Ketchel before'he retires. First of Langford, the Boston tar baby; ,uhen Tommy Burns, Bill Papke, on account nrst period, the backfield men going of the latter's insistent talk -that- tnrough the line -and around the ends at will. Both teams relied almost en- tirely upon straight football, rence never looked dangerous. Other Eastern Scores. Ketchel is sidestepping him, -and last but not least, Al Kaufman, the victor jover Lang last -week, believe Burns -would "Of the.four, I give me Racing Will Be Plentiful. With Big Purses and Stakes New York, Sept. will be plenty of racing in California this said' "Thomas H: Williams, President -of the California Jockey Club, who the West yes- terday. "The California Jockey Club vviirofferbig.purffes and stakes to at- the 'best horses in- the country. As the Courts have, decided .that .oral- betting with--'a stakeholder is not against" the; law; our patrons..' if.-they choose can dp so without fear of ndole'S'tation. The meet- toughest says Ketchel. Oakland will ;begin.on Novem- in-the neighborhood of But-chel, 0. At Indians, 6; villa Nova, 0. At Williamstown, 0; Kensseiaer Polytechnic Institute, 0. At Lawrence, Univer- sity, 5: Kaskell Indians, 6. TOMMY BIJENS VERY-UNLUCKY tough negro, but now I'believe-he is overrated. He hasn't got a ghost of a chance with Johnson. Kaufman is too big for me to meet in anything except a limited round match. As re- gards Papke I 'won't say anything ex- cept that if he can "show me, where he can dig up a1 good-sized purse trill gladly consent to meet him." STRANGE YARN IN SEATTLE PA- PER ABOUT THE LOSS OF HIS WATCH AND MONEY Seattle, Sept. -Burns was down town yesterday hobbling around with the aid of a cane. "Never declares Tommy with hand upraised when asked -if he is going to play any more- lacrosse. Tommy's knee was put out of mission in a lacrosse game not Ions ago, and he has been .under the care of a doctor ever since. He is through with Canada's national game except aa. a promoter or a spectator from now on, he says. Tommy says he was .robbed of a gold watch and in money while in purse for championship 'battle with j Vancouver and attributes his loss tc Chase is to be -named the new j a fight for a long time an-d I am here manager. The handwriting has "been to give it to him. seen plainer and plainer tor some lime anything but it was not -until Monday that rhe up his money I'm here, finish of Stagings was known for .a j to give him a fight. But certainty. Chase has known for some! want one. Langford in London. departing irom his usual custom when "Mclnlosh is willing to us each j retiring. MlMU, a or a said, For-years i, has been my custom of Johnson, "and I am ready to -accept j tc> always look under the bed and back, Skelly that a iund be started o-rt o-njl i AT TnaT TTJ9V no m -a _ Jack Skeljy, the -former, crack Brooklyn who is -now a prosperous business man of Yonkers. N. Y., is making an, appeal for 's. mon- ument to Jack Dempsey. Says Skeily: "On iny "way back from the v recent Reno battle I stopped off at Portland Oregon, to visit the last resting place of my old friend, Jack Dempsey, one of the greatest and. gamest; champions the prize ring has ever known.-It was with difficulty that I found the Norn pareil's grave, unmarked, without a stone to tell of the brave m'an-.who lay beneath the green sod. It was sad, in- deed, to think of how the great Ameri- can public has so soon forgouten poor Dempsey. In England they have erect- ed handsome and costly monuments over the graves of their fistic heroes, while we Americans seem so Quickly to forget our grand gladiators, who have passed away. Jack Dempsey, Jack McAuliffe and myself worked to- gether in the same cooper shop in old Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and we grew and fought'our way up-to. the front as- lifelong .pals." raced for during the winter season. it otter and go across the pond and j of any curtains that may be in a room But he didn't show settle this matter with Langlord. But j before 'crawling into said Tom- Anytime lie. puts llle purse must be posted here in Am- my yesterday. "I am just like an. old to raise a monument and that Sena- tor Tim Sullivan, a great admirer ot I'm here' erica. That much I will exact now. maid in that respect.. This time I did be treaaurer.; he don't I so that Mclntosh and Langford know j not look under -the bed, for some rea. j where they are 'before I-do business, son or other, and I am firmly convinc- ;iime he was to succeed Stagings, ev-'j During the debate Johnson told Aicintosh is O. K., Uut some of those iflently from his actions of late, but j Jjangtord that two colored men would j Englishmen do not come up to my idea the news there was to -be a change J draw very and that, so sportsmen. I can get the money leaked out prematurely 'because Chase (far as he was concerned, such fight ion the other side just as well as I could not put up longer with the treat- j ment was getting at the hands of j ouid prove a losing venture. Then the manager. The cunning Hand of Ban Johnson i had two ftoxers stood side by side and their pictures taken, towering head and the cham- shoulders can get it here. "My reason for insisting on the -post-, ing of the coin in this country is due to the fact that I put.aside is seen through all the trouble, and j over the Boston challenger. there are many are wiee who say I Arter the talk. wJiich amounted to That Johnson has been alter the scalp j noshing, Johnson received a commun- j you know, and there is no telling what ed that a man hiding under my befi cleaned me of "my watch and chain." Tommy'.wears big "rock" in his tie, and he would have lost that, too, had he not taken the -precaution to slip the tie, pin and all under-a cloth tnat was on the dresser in his room. Tom is now more if irmly convinced ail chances of temptation for certain j than ever that he had -the -right sys- TWICE A FARCE The Indian wrestler, Gama, and Zbysco. made, a. good impression in -this country, indulged in a wrestling match in London last week, and-the bout degenerated into a farce. Gama got Zbysco on hands and knees and the Galician remained in that position for about two hours and a half, with Gama on top of him. Sev- That purse is enticing, tern -when he looked under the bed anfl eral times Gajna. stood -away, but Zb- of Stallings ever since he was placed) icatjpn offering him for his! may happen over there if it were left, j crawling into, the hay. In charge two years ago. T'u-e alleg- i end to fight Joe Jeannette to a finish j where it could 'be easily reached. If ed signal "tapping scandal last year j in Paris, -but in reply said there was i I "win the hout I can gel it here on started Johnson after Stagings j notning doing. and it has only been a matter of -time i "My theatrical contract nras for 3 lor him to accomplish the. end. more, and in April I am going CHARLIE CARft, RESIGNS. my return, and I know that Langlord j iiKnasapolis, Carr, win not have any trouble securing j manager of the local American As- possession of it If he is victorious. [sedation baseball club, has tried the locks on the doors before not attempt to rise. 'Darkness finally put an. end to the absurd "spec- tacle, the referee, stopping the contest and postponing it until, September 17 The spectators became impatient ing the contest and hooted the men. two .WOLGAST TO FIGHT GARY Chicago, Sept are com- ing so fast for Ad Wolgast, that he be. swamped. J. C. Dunk-c hurst, matchmaker of the Fond du :.Lac Athletic of Fond dU; matched Tommy Gary- and -Wolgast for a ten- round'battle, to .take'place in'the.Badg er State on September 29. Dunkhorst says he "reached an -agree ment with Tom Jones ,and that Jones accepted -the terms" for the. fight. The Pond, du Lac promoter today got Mat- ty Forkins to accept his terms, so nothing but a refusal on Jone's part to carry out'his agreement can hinder the match. Wolgast is to receive 55 per cent, of the gross. Forkins has wired- Tommy Gary to get into train- ing at once. Lunch Counter Cigars and >acco Messer Proprietor Successor to C. L Upton Basement Oliver BIk. Barber in Connection ;