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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta I HE USTHBBiDGK IFEBATJ) ENGLISH BOAT FAILS ONCE MORE S-PORTS DETROIT IS STILL IN M LEAD RAYMOND STORY OF GAME Herald Correspondent Tells of Reverse Suffered by Lethbridge Ball Team Says Visitors Expected the Game to be Handed to them SUNDAY BALL -AT CRANBROOK Raymond, Alta., Aug. Loth- bridge-Raymond ball game Satur- day last was n great surprise to many. They live In Raymond.. "Hay- Whether or not this had anything to do with the work in .the box your cor- respondent has not been able to find out This we Icnow, however, that j The craubrook 'hall club has offered expenses lo a Leth- brldfce team to iijipear in Crau- brook at the end of this wcok for a scries of three games, one or them lo be played on Sunday. Mel. I'utnam is se- lecting .1 team for a trip. however. r had this year, 1___________ for the practice he iias Rnv O'Brien pitched good hull. By this win Tutor seises. plnee h "so what's the ami they stayed at home. Hut It was a surprise to the SS who came. When the team took the field It looked as If the selection had been made from the grand stand and the harvest field. Long trousers were conspicuous among "the coats of many and one pair of long boots ran bases. It was whispered that some of the regular plavers didn't care how the game went, aaci when it was seen that Clarence O'Brien was not in the box, the Raymond reporter decided it would be "a for a Lethbridge man to write about, and put his notebook in Bis Docket. To another class the game was a great disappointment. They live in Lethbridge and .Magrath. Doubtless Lethbrmge came down Uj win. A -.'.'in would have tied them with Taber and given them a chance of winning out tor first place. A win for Lethbridge would have put Raymond into fourth and so there was disappointment ,lu Masrilth. A third class 'was affected. They live in Taber. With them the. game was au occasion of great joy. A report comes to the writer from a reliable source that Taber had all kinds of money for the Raymond pitcher that would pitch a winning game against Lethbridge. One man offered standing, with Lcihbridgc second; and we're looking for Rayinoiu third. Speaking today with Manager Amos of Raymond team, he sniiu "Loth-bridge evidently expected Raymond to mnd them the- gamp. They deserm to lose tho saline because of the way thev played. .Meyers was the easiest thing been up against this year." All the scores for Raymond were made in three innings, 7 runs being recorded in the sixth. Considerable dissatisfaction was expressed by Lethbridge because they were not allowed play the seventh inning. Thev went to bate but owing to' the darkiiess the first hit could not' be seen and so the umpire called the game. It is certain the seventh could not be finished and so the score would have to go buck to the s xth. There was considerable speculation among the spectators as to why Clarence O'Brien was not in the box. The Herald reporter approached President O'Brien today with n query that would arplain, but lie said that it was an arrangement between the two brothers of which he knew nothing. The lie game between Magrath and Raymond will be played in Raymond next Saturday. Ball Player Adopts the Christian Science Cure Boston, .Inly Walter Nagle, of Ibe Boston Americans secured by president John I. Taylor, of the Red Sox, from the Plttsburg National, is taking Christian Science treatment- for ils arm. Nngle has been troubled with, a bothersome wing ever since' joining the Red Sox and upon the of the Red Sox to this city, without letting his team mates know of his decision, determined to try out the Christian Science treatment. He is making dally visits to one of the most eminent Christian Scientist practlc-oners, Harry Porter, the great high jumper and' holder of many records, ,s a scientist and attributes to Christ-kin Science much of his v JOHNNY MACKIN MAKING GOOD N IN THE FIELD It is interesting to the fans here to know of the excellent showing thut is being made in the Western Canada League by former Lethbridge players. The official averages just, is- sued ohow Johnny 'Mackin, Ed- monion, leading the second ff 'basemen of the league in field- ing with an average of 945. Roy Dudley, Edmonton, is sec- ond as an initial sacker; Fred Chick, Calgary, holds a like po- sition as third base guardian, and Chesty Cox when with Ed- monton had tout one error chalked against him in right. The batting of these players Is nothing Chick leads with .270 and Cox IE next with .250. -fr Fifty Thousand Dollars For American New York, July Prof. William Stone and Allison Vannour, American lepresentatiyea at the International Congress of '-the Olympic games which will be held in Stockholm next year tave reported that all the points )rought up by them in behalf of America been satisfactorily settled. In :a letter' to James E. Sullivan sec reUry of the .A. A. they say that he meeting was harmonious and that, after the session the representatives of every country Tvere satisfied with .he general and regulations which will ;govern the meet. On receipt of the letter Sir. 'Sullivan issued, in appeal for f to defray the expenses of the American FAST ENOUGH Writing lo the Albertan, "Chan" suggests that the three games schedulet between Edmonton and Calgary, at Edmonton, during the Fair week, be transferred to Lethbridge." To this, we.'lmve to say, by heck! that Western Canada leagne baseball of this season is so far below the calibre of play seen in our city league that the Bronchos and Esks would find it, a-. luxury to ent bean sandwiches, if. the gate receipts that they would get here were to provide for their meals. Western Canada League SASKATOON COMING UP Saskatoon, July Tbe Berrypick-ers took tbe'firat game tonight of the Winnipeg aeries by a score of 8 to 5. laying bull throughout with, .he exception of the seventh inning, when Feniiybaker, who was on mound for the locals, loosened up and the rest of tho team seiny In Hj'mpathy with him, the Maroons were allowed to get five men ftcroiB the home plate. This was the only Inning in which they scored, whereas the Pickers got one in the third and four in the fifth and Jhree in .the had been leading four to one. Both Pleh and Lezie were aa wild as deen, but the latter got away more lucky as he had the .bases filled in nearly every Inning. Lezie went nine innings hut Terry relieved Pieh before the eiid of the sixth. The feature of the game was a triple play by Calgary with the bases full. Whisman hit to short. O'Brien made a one-hnnd catch of what, appeared to he a sure hit. He retired the runner leaving second and then caught the man leaving first off the base. iMtt: PIEH AND LEZIE IN A BUM PITCHING DUEL Edmonton, July When the Cal-gary put eight rims over the to the sixth inning tonight with the of Edmonton beartr, C. W, Pleh, they put the game on Ice. Up to time the JAW ANOTHER Moose Jaw, July 31. The Robins strengthened their lead by winning a loose game from the Branrionitea hy 7-1. Glister's horde were out-played from the start. The feature was sharp fielding, throo fast double plays being pulled off. h, UTlTrp WfTfH iffllLil .tiiivill LIKE THE REST English Special-Built Boat Not Fast Enough to, Beat Kaiser's Cowos. July 31. Emperor William's .Meteor took the bis class race today, 'beating Water Witch, White .Heather and Germania in order named. Spociill interest is attached to the race be- cause it was the first appearance of the English boat. Water Witch, es- pecially bnilt by G. Cecil Whlttaker, with a view of securing satisfaction for a series of defeats Inflicted upon Britishers last year. The American schooner Westward, owned by A, S. (Jochraue of New York, White Heath- British am! Germanta is owned by Lieut. Krupp Von Bohlen. The German yacht Sippic EIlzaBeth, owa- ed by Leopold C. II. Birman of Bre- men Von Commodore won the Inter Challenge cup valued nt: and open to fifteen footers." King Al- fonso's Hispania was 'second, the Spanish monarch was on board the yacht during the race. JOHNSON PRIZE LEMON PICKER Champ. Rrabs Easy In Curran and to Roll New York, July a picker of lemons Jack Johnson should be able to get a caving job in. any grove In Florida. He has fow equals and no superiors in the game. He is to get the tidy sum of for going in the ring with two British specimens of citrus fruit first Quality. Bombardier Wells Is to net the black champion and Petty Offi- cer Curran is to come across with 'TJera ain't remarks Jack, with his sohlcn smile, "dem'B water- mellons; big, ripe, juicy ions." So they are. So they are.- Not only this. Johnson is coining money in his theatrical engagements, but'is having the time of his life socially in coun- try where the color line is not Truly the lines of the former Galves- ton roustabout are cast in pleasant places and he is In no hurry to come iionie. Why .should he MAGEETO SUE SUSPENDED PLAYER, UNFAIR TRIAL TAKES ACTION Philadelphia, Pa., July wood Magee of the Phillies, fined and suspended for the remainder of the season by President Lynch of the National league for his attack upon Umpire Fliincran, has brought action against the Philadelphia ciult. In serving the notice, Magee's lawyers claim he was denied a i'.nr trim by President Lynch, and that ho Js de- nied a chance to earn'- a livelihood. News of this action on Magee's part was received by President Murphy of tho club in a, message from President i-'ogel of the Phillies yesterday. DE VEBER'S BOAT WON Nelson, B. C., Aug. Koot- enay motor-boat championship for 1PH has been won once more 'by the last launch own- ed -by I.-. B. DeVeber, manager of the Bank of Montreal here. The race was run on July 27 on the West Arm, 'being twice around the course, be- tween Nelson and Five Milo point, a total distance of 20 miles. The "Laugh-a-Lot" which was built by Timothy Eaton nt a cost of for summer use on Muskoka Lake, be- fore being purclwscd by Mr. DcVeher, made the course in 1 hour, 6 minutes and ten seconds. LAMED ?JIAY LEAD AMERICAN TENNIS TEAM TO AUSTRALIA; tawn which Is poetically at Its belirht has been prodnctlvf In ine to date of more real surprises than In ti ducaC.... "very one who Is Interested to tills-sport Is naturally looking forward to the selection of tie team go: to the Antipodes tbl> fall In. quest oi the Darts Cup. When ii c'oraeil to'the.selectlon of a tender, there Is no question of rue superiority' of, who has so often carried ct the national championship, tjuVne Jias'eVcr found It to go abroad for Che purpose of retrlevtoK the'bjiw ribbon" trophr of the tennis world (or reasons: I PAPKE WILL HAVE FIGHT IF HE 1 1SHES TO RETAIN THE TITLE 1 _ _ Fight promoters right new' are very busily engaged trying_to get Billy Papko's name attached to flgnt articles and it won't be very long before the Kewaunce lad will be -forced to defend the claims he has set up to the title recently held by Stanley Ketchel. Without 'a doubt fans generally regard Papke as the heat.mjddlewelght of them all, but several tough fellows In the division are running ground loose and William must meet and defeat these if he expects to be regarded -as a real champion. His last fight was with Jim Sullivan over In England and the American won easily in spite of the fict that Sullivan was regarded as a real fighter in London. This vic- tory has given Papke greater prestige than ever and since his return to this side he has been beseiged.-wHh offers for fights. Cyclone Johnny Thompson, who gained a decision over PapUe in Aus- is clamoring loudly for a crack at the title, and undoubtedly will get the first chance, although he cannot be conceded much of a show against; the champion. Papke fought Thompson a kind of a Joke fight on the other side and lost 'the decision because he tried to go through without administering any grcait amount of punishment. Cyclone Johnny IE some scrapper but it innst be remembered that he -Is twenty years Papke's senior and would not do much business with the Illinois fighter in a long, tough scrap. Leo Honck, Frank Klaus anil Hugo Kclley also want a chance at the title, and possibly Papko 'will meet the best of these fellows in ten-round bouts in Milwaukee, before taking any of there on for longer contests. Although Papke knocked out their great favorite when he dropped Sulli: van, the American middleweight Is very popular over in England and can fight at the National Sporting clnb whenever he wishes. He trained ao care- fully and went about so quietly in his fighting preparations that British sport- ing'men -generally liking, to him and his: victory rather a popular one. Papke's style of fighting too, tickled the Londoners and sporting critics on the other side were unanimous in ttie kind things said about the American. They consider him the best man at the weight they ave ever seen in a ring and 'are willing to concede him the mlddlev.-eight championship without a struggle. Causing Annoyance in the Canada- League Brandon, July the popular the Western Canada- Base- ball league is lo tie niaintalued at Its beot standard, tlio (incation of um- pires will have to be made tho sub- ject of more'serious consideration than has. been the rase up to the ireaent.' There are now officiating iis league umpires, two. cx-Urbndoii players, Mor- row and Leicher. whose prc'sonce on I he 'neat .is by no pro- ductive 'of satisfaction among tho supporters of the game here. Morrow's umpiring in Brandon was without any serious grounds Cor com- plaint, nnd his decisions in all the james. he controlled were better than .hose oE the average holder of the In- dicator. A different story, however, is told of the sanies at Winnipeg In which the Brandon team was concerned, though there are, of course two sides to that nuGstion. Officiating in Brandon at the present moment Is Tom Letcher, a Brandon cust-off. .Tom may be doins his best to give both, aides n square- deal, but such is far from the opinion of the avetage Brandon fan. In last night's game he showed a. r.mrkud inability to distinguish between balls "and strikes is delivered hy Hinrlchs, but experi- enced less- difficulty In the case of Mannltg. His decisions on stolen jases were also away off, and failed :J> please the ciowd. Din-Ing the pro- gress of the game Tom was openly accused, rightly or wrongly, by a spectator of having threatened to "put it over" the. Brandon team. Now all these things point to a state of affairs of a most unsatisfac- tory nature. The aliened threat against the. "local team 85 a player, but till s.uspi6ion undoubtedly existed In the minds of a section of the Cans that ho is working against the Bran- don'and- under these circum- stance.'''the-'aooncr lie is replaced here the better. It is a decided mistake .to allow .an- -Id player to umpire the game in wl.ich his old eiub Is Interested. He is to give dissatisfaction to either one side or the other, no matter how honestly he works. There should be no difficulty in BO locating umpires that neither Morrow nor.. Lfttcher, ever, handles-a game lu ich Brandon .is interested, and if the, league, is .to continue harmony something of this soli will have to be done at once. Games in the t Big Leagues Boston St. Louis Boston St. Louis Washington Cleveland Now, .York Chicago Philadelphia '-1 Detroit...... AMERICAN 000 000 000 100 000 001 6" 201 000 10, Z01 12 001 OOi 8 000 000 0 4 300 310 17. 20'0-'0'00 8 000 003 12 NATIONAL St. Louis 100 5 New York...... 0110. 100 12 Cincinnati Brooklyn Chicago Philadelphia Plttsburg'...'.. Boston .1..... 001 000 7 .000 5 001 002 8 011.000 4 100 007 8 001 000 5 Baltimore Rochester Providence Montreal Toronto Newark Jersey City EASTERN 100 000 4 030 000. OOI--3 6 021 004 14 300 000 3 8 000 010 S 9 10 Buffalo........ 1] AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Minneapolis Columbus Kansas City Toledo St. Paul Louisville Milwaukee Indianapolis 010 SOO 000 000 3 ,100-002 C 000 Ok 5 021 000 15 I, I 010 000 2 002'220 11 000 001 5 A FIGHTING UMPIRE American League Arbiter WaNopi Spxtator of Remark! After a game the other day in land, John Mullen, one of Ban John- son's youngest.officials, proved himself to ne Very quick tempered and willing to fight, at the drop of the hat. During the same there were numer- ous spectator! ;who did not think that Pitcher Kaler, of, the Naps, should have been charged with a halk con- sequently there were many jeers and nootg for both umpires. One-of the rooters followed Mullen as-he made his way to the dressing room and yelled "Did you take umpir- ing In ;a school of. corespondence." "Biff, biff, blffi' was the answer. RUNG PICKS CUBS TO WIN THE PENNANT Boston, July KlinjS former ly of the Chicago Cubs, now of the Boston Rustlers, has'issued a rather interesting pennant forecast. Surpris- ing as it may soeni, Kling names the Cubs to win tho the Rust lore. Reasons why Chicago will take Lanother National league flag are pre- sented moot plausibly. What Kllng said is as follows: 'When 1 left the Cubs there was one thing I. wanted to do. That was to compare them -with the other clubs I could not do this before without Just C. O, ROBLIN. CANADIAN AGENT. TORONTO. a little prejudice, because I had heen with them for so many years, I wanted to ascertain if .there was not another team which could take the champion- ship away from Chance. But I roust say honestly 1 do not think there in. "Of couse be, wrong, but it Is my opinion that Chance still has the best team In the league. Philadel- phia looks good, and, so does the Giants' team, but the Cubs surpass both. Why, Chance does not seem to have a -weak ipot on eliib. Hit pitching staff is not by any means. Find me a of twlrlen who ran surpass Brown, Ruelbach, Mcln- tyre, Cole, Ritchie and Curtis. Look at the, way his team is hitting, and fielding. It :ii strong generally, and that, is what counts. has good hlttlnf chin, lint Dooln cer- toinlr does not hope -to win tne bunt- Ing with only Aleitnder and Moore. They can not hold up and will not. "New York It likely to give the Cubs battle but still I think Chance's men have It. on the GlantH In aggressive- DOS aud hltUof and alto pijchioi." Standing of Clubs Today WESTERN'CANADA Moose Jaw Calgary Winnipeg Edmonton Brandon Saskatoon 39- 50 44 35 .24 23 21. 23 39 39 56 50 AMERICAN Detroit Philadelphia Chicago Boston Niw York Cleveland Washington St. Laula 60 48 49 47 48 34 92 33 43 47 47 SO .600 .645, .527' .610 .500 .490 .363 .309 NATIONAL Chicago New York Philadelphia. Plttsburg..... St. Louis..... Cincinnati..... Brooklyn..... Boston 56 se B6 55 52 38 34 20 17 41 53 57 73 .629 .609 .602 .598 .559 .418 .874 .215 PENISA MAID DIES Grand Mich., July. Maid.'R. J. Mackenzie's freo-for-alll trotter, with a record of 2.01 3-4, died yesterday. The cause of her death has not been definitely', determined. Slic was purchased by Mr. Macken- zie in 1910.from M-..D. .Shutt, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, for: Old Smuggler Distinguishing Features: Great Body and Age Made in the Glenlivet District of Diitilleriu in Scotland, from the of Scotch Barley. muter FKOM Craigellackie Gjeitlivet Diitillery Co. tuppfit.i CM from C. C PAGNUELO WINE SNIIT COT, SaH Jiff" ;