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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta LETifBBTPiGl! PAIIT Thintiilny, Aiigiint 3, 1011. THE HAT WANTS BASEBALL AGAIN HOI CHAMPION AND "WHITE HOPE" DETROIT DROPPER TWO GAMES 3I HORSE RACES AT MACLEOD FAIR Wednesday, Auguit 2nd -r n 3-mimite trot or pare, purse .Medicine Hat is 1 alkii totoks .ill] Professional Bali 1 2 2 In Favor of Lethbridge Rangers at Macleod Player Knocked Uncon- cious Fast Game .Macleod. Aug. footivall match tonight between the Lethbr'dgc and the Mncleod tennis resulted in a win for the form-1 H. Shanuoiisiile [0 one of ,r team by u score of 3-1. The same or th, WeMern Joe Ltd., J. Stoness, Oln Jliy Kerwln. Stewart Kauch. Cluresliolm Brit, J. Gaudin, Cliiresliolm 2 2 Diiia C, W. Class. .Macleod i C. .1. (IniiKim, Mac- leod..................... No official Minus announced. Hitmlicaiv oliu inile and an eighth; purse Fast Flight, 117. 11. Olive, .Macleod, J; l.landoff, 124, H. Kshnm, Medicine Hat, Aug. l.undbreck, 2: Slianiionside. l.j Meillciii To Apply for Franchise in W. C. L. Mi- nfen have deckled to make an effort witnessed by a very large crowd was the fastest mime, ever seen In Macleod. The line-up as fol- lows: soul; Collier and Jsesbit, kicks; Hemming, Forbes awl Shaw, half backs; Frasor. Kerr. Brown anil Greuusnilth, forwards. goal; Bann- ernmii and Patterson, backs; Mutton, drive. Time 2.119. I (5-S mile dash, weight for age; Purse Jeruslia. T. Caine. Maker City, Ore., (Cnlnel, 1; Cliniriiiiiiii, C. McDougall, Macleod. Me- Bride, Goddess of Morn and Kosaltn j J also ran. Charinian made most of the running -but Jerusha after laying off, came with n wet sail and won easily by iwo lengths. Time 1.07 1-2. t Half mile dash, polo ponies; 'Purse League for .1SH. and if (bis is Medicine Hat will have a team in the league next year. The absence of the pro- fessional brand of baseball from the oily has been greatly felt by the fans. Brer.nan and Glen, half backs; Cum-j Page, Moore, Thompson and KIrst Principal. M. Hendrie, High Clemminson, forwards. -River 1; Fairy, 0. L. Mutton of Grassy Lake referecd to the mutual satisfaction of the play- ers. The only drawback to the game that just before full time W. Brown of the Macleod team was kick- ed in the ribs and was knocked uncon- scious and was unable to finish the game. Scougall, Macleod 2; Swallow, J. Metge. Macleod 3; Josephine. Hewson, Macleod, 4. Won easily, time SI 1-2. high jumping competition T. McCaul's Frolic, jumping about 5 feet 10 inches, heat R Metge's Paddy, last year's winner. GAME LAWS OF WESTERN CANADA A neat little booklet compiled for tour customers and made to fit the pocket, containing game laws of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, other useful information to the sports- man. This booklet will be gladly mailed with o.ur compliments to an; desiring sanie. The Canadian Arms Co., Winnipeg. GIVE BROUILETTE A RUN Sporting Editor, HeracI: I notice that Fred Brouilette has thrown down the garnitet to Billy Haines in the matter of a hundred yard .dash. We take it that Brouil- lette would be willing to run any other runner oi'-Leiubridge. If Mr. Broullette wishes to arrange a match, let him address the writer, c-o Alberta Wins at Cricket Indian Head, Sask.. Aug. katchewan was defeated by Alberta in the close of the first half of the series here by-23 runs, the scores standing at I to 52. British Columbia and Ontario, also Herald sporting editor, stipulating the nf ,hi-Yankees .1 i_ .i._ r a i o and three rives. rOKl 01 iue iiiiiKytjB SHUTOUTS RARE THIS YEAR Because of the Introduction'of the lively ball, shut-out's and low-hit games have been very scarce in the American league this year. Eddie Plank of the Athletics lends in shut-outs .followed hy Gregg and White with three each and Works, .Johnson, Walker, Wood with two each. In small hit games Gregg nnti Walsh are the leaders Gregg having pitched games in which his opponents 'the have .made but four hits and one five hit game. Walsh has pitched two fours n of "Billy" Pipli middlewpiffht chnmpinii. nficr his rr- to Now York from a lour of Europe mil Australia. While pivjiiSi inter- .-lew to the reporters Tapko held in his embraces little Jr., noiichs old, who was born in London. tbe 'white nil said 1'apke, proudly exliihitins the youogiter to a ihronjt of amount he wfehes covered and will '.be given satisfaction, 1'ours truly, K. S. lv.is hail one v.yo, one four and two lives 10 his while Joe has pitched ane-ftU grille and'one two hit game. VERYWHERE, GREAT nurd Saturday night, and' of course win'he balked jid want to win. There was good ball in lrc- lh Raymond when and W2'd like the: game repeated with one run added to the Raymond- score Raymond is confident of winning and there is.no dissension -In the ranks. .Magrath and; Raymond now .place, will decide the Clar ence O'Rricn will berin the and there will be a regular line-up in the other positions. The eighty-eight spectators, who have made them selves conspicuous in the public eye jy their presence at the Lethbridge Raymond game, willv be oiit again There may >be "it's not like- y. Raymond doesn't go-to" ;ames any more. Blunder Probably Com- mitted by Wolgast In Allowing McFarland to Weigh in Early WIs., Aug. Pac- key McFarlaml. the Chicago lad, share he glorv of the lightweight honors nth Ad. Wolgust, the present world's champion, aflor Iheir meeting in thin city, SepU'nibcr 15? That is li ,ques- ion that is agitating the minds of sporting men hereabouts, and espec- ally Tom Jones, manager for the llt- Michigan wildcat. Wolgast has made the match at al i eight that will suit McFarland bet- er than any proposition ever before nade to him hy the champion, and it a question now whether ago lad will be able to take age of the situation and grab off hare of the honors as a result. The L eight is to be 133 pounds at 3 lock, which means that JIcFarlancl nil enter the ring at about' (37 lOiinds, while Wolgast will cale'over 132 al Hie most. Can ast afford to give away that weight to a clever man like ind? Ad. thinks he can. but 'tliere s re many who think he is making a erioiis mistake, for McFarland is a different class TAKE 'EM OFFI f York, Aug. man; chirged with dlBorder'ly WIIB hy hefo're Chicif 3' Kcnipuer In the streec Court, Drook- .yn.'ihto alternooii, the 'Court "What's your "Thomas was the an- said' the -magistrate, "a Queen captures'a King." It wasn't a straight retorted King. "Sure, if Interrupted Queen, man is a four- Uusher." "What's "I difj for a answer- ed King, "89 -you are King of laughed the Magli- "Yes, but.-h'eaten by a iantswered "Can-you come across with "A deuce of a spoke up King. "Biit I'll soe you." He handed over the money and Clerk HeHterberg raked in the pot. "I see'n joker's no good In this said King, as he Vas leaving the Court. Raymond, Aug. comes boxer to what the champion has been meeting, and he can also punch when he his strength with him, .not .being sapped away by making impossible 'weights. It will mean lots of hard work for McFarlund to make even 133 pounds at 3 o'clock, but he can-do it and re- tain his strength, according to Man- ager Thiery. and ho-.should know if any one does. IT that .is-.thev case, then it will mean a hard proposition for Wolgast to face. JlcParland and his manager have conaidered all these points. before- hand. There is no doubt on that score, for when -Packey was asked through, his manager to go ahead with the proposedJ match with Wells Baseball Philosophy Aug. Raymond baseball prominent fan was heard -to remark the other day that some of the players in the Raymond "'League team were getting too old to'play the game, and that the'Infusion :of new )lood is' what the team" needs. Lethbridge, of will not be ivc that Raymond League team leeds any such thing as new blood but It must 'be evident to all students of basobiill that age unfits a man for tho field of that young men must be drafted and used and 'inally replace the old.- Raymond ias a, hundji" coming tip, I'hich, properly handled, .will yet do. credit -to the sugar beet town, and fill our club rooms iid it ivonld be im a ba 1 to a forfeit of So 000 to giai-intoe a rettirn match with Wolgast over the long route. That goes .to .Wol bT Brandon, Aug. meeting of the directors of the Brandon BascballClub be held today when some definite action will be taken in regard to the baseball.situation. None of the .directors are prepared to nay what reault of the meeting likely to -be but 'it Is felt that some' effort will made to Improve conditions, which are decidedly bad, as attend- ance at games in poor and clubs are losing money A LETHBRIDGE MAN VERY GAY Hit Macleod Policeman Over the'Head With- Handcuffs Macleod. Aug. the football match mjMicleod TUTS over Int even ing a LethbriBge m-in named Wan less manager of the Riverside Lumber Company's Lethbridge -yards, got into an altercation' with the police officer with unpleasant results to both. Wan- less had been drinking-and got into a. row in one -of the drinking places. The officer tried to .put him under ar- rest -but Wanleas resisted. Then the handcuffs were slipped onto bis wrists but he hauled his hands around and dealt the policeman a mightj blow on the head which .laid him it was some time before he was brought around. In the meantime Wanless made himself scarce handcuffs and all; The Mounted Police were :.noti fled ind search was made for the cul prit but 'It quite late before he discovered boirding a for Lethbudge He was still wearing the and was placed under ir rest again, and keptrTsecure NATIONAL pittsbufg ioi 001 is New-York......230 000 14 li Jhicago 000'000 000 4 1' Brooklyn 000 000 000 1 01 ATHLETICS ARE SUPERSTITIOUS If acthe and "wejl trained tions would win 'games the Ath'erics wMild never lose. They have mora of tiiat stuff to', the sn'uare' inch than ;nine out of ten clubs.. Here's the fans'are lot in on a couple. As everybody knows, the Jnfieldenj i nyo a practice they throw around when the pitcher is warming uj> That hall can not be thrown back to the, Athletic bench at .random. No, siree. It has to go .through the nyntic channels or else'the game Is gtimmerf The last man to handle that ball must be Claude Derrick. He throws ,it t.o is hors-de cdmbflt, or has a bum runner, and when gets he touches John ShJbe on the knee.' That repels any hoo- doo. When' the pitcher takes iiiss place to start, things off andrtp.-warin up between 'Innings the Ins I. ball ni'isl go to Fddie Collins and then baik straight to the twlrler." Nobody is allowed to catch the last ball, which the catcher usually smashes down to second. That ia to keep off the hoo- doos. OFF .TODAY Indian Head. Saik., Aug. the cricket games postponed owing to the heavy rain. If weather clears matches will be pbiyed. Lieutenant governor of the province here to open the last part of the series. Race In Eastern Leagow With Rochester in Lead Detroit Lost Two Games and Athletics Won N Toronto and Rochester .putUnc up fill exciting race in the Ewtern League. Rochester leads Toronto by two games today. Kad Toronto won yesterday the Canadian city would have gone into the lead, v In the American League, Philadel- phia Is now within, a- of Detroit. The Tigers dropped two games yea- Lerdny. and the Athletics won a game. Will Mack's men go' Into lead to- r' Games in the Big Leagues AMERJCAN Doiiton 010 002 10 4 Detroit........ 5 Boiton 100 003 9 2 Detroit. ___... 6 i OCO'012 6 0. St. Louis a J' WnBhlilgton 010 002 3 9 2 20 Washington''... 100' 100 8 3 hlcago 7 2. EASTERN Toronto 000 000 6 2. Newark 000 4 I. 'rovldence A 000 I 000 300 12 1 Baltimore at Rochester, no rain Buffalo and Jersey Cltv no wet "AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Minneapolis 110 000 5 11 3 loiuinhus Milwaukee ndlanapolla St." 'Paul t Louisville; Kansas' iCity Toledo' 000 000 000 .000 000 000 0 1 000 000 020 .000 2 501 000 10 Oil 000 2 NORTHWESTERN Tacoma Vancouver Portland Victoria Seattle Spokane 8 11 10 t 2 5 4 Berlin [London St. Tfiomas r Hamilton f luelph 2 10 4 7 0 2 -I 3 6' 30 Standing of Clubs Today WEfTERN CANADA Moose Halgary Winnipeg Silmonton SaBkatcon Ihicn'go. New -VarJs Pittuburs- St. TJouls Ginoinnati Brooklyn FtoBton. Won I ost P C 21 7H 23 46 35 24 24 NATIONAL 57 'il 56 .34 JO 40 40 SS Ml .531! .467 .293 .813 .602 .418 .310 AMERICAN Detroit 63 Philadelphia 11 Cnicugo Boston New .York 4fl veland 40 51 Washington St...Louis 30 641 all] .51S 505 .490 .371 313 f Rochester Toronto f Montreal lersey City Newark Providence EASTERN 63 59 45 44 Si 34 31! IS. 39 48 49 52 S9 68 .484 .473 .422 .393 -151 ;