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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETUBltTDCiE DAILY HERALD Frlflay, Aiiglmt BRANDON CLUB CRYING DISTRESS LOCAL TEAM GOES TO CRANBROOK At Indian Head Means' Elimination for Sask- achewan if Beaten GREAT STRUGGLE IN MAJORS FRANK Tigers Lead the Athletics by Single Point in American League I While Giants are but Thirteen Points Behind Cubs in the National Never has a pennant race in the Jig league watched with moru feverish interest throughout the whole jual breadth'of the land, Hum the Tliere is another race going on in tho heart.breuklng National, too. The time-honored Now York (.Hants are just a baker's dozen in points bo- .ncient rivals, the Chicaso Indian Head. .Sask., Aug. wt in today's matches is centred in the Saskatchewan-Manitoba game. IT acul uetroit. It is great, food a fewer number who. admire the Cubs er to shoulder struggle now solus on iu tlie American league, between Phil- Jinny would like to see the Giants come -back, but there are not Saskatchewan beats Manitoba ilill have a-good chance for the cham- pionship as they hive had three wins their credit, with one loss, giving two points. Alberta has three points, but a win for Saskatchewan against them today place Saskatchewan in the lead, j The W. C. A. have not won a single same, but their playing has greatly unproved as the week closes from the state of the wicket which is very jticky the are in favor of Sas- tatohewan with her slow bowlers. i The local talent playad the "Mikado" j last night la honor of the visiting! Cricketers and the Opera house was i packed with an enthusiastic an'djeuce vhich enjoyed the performance weusely. for the (lyed-in-thu-wool fan, but it is not only the fan who id keeping close watch on the playing of the two rivals casual baseball enthusiast is now On edge, too. Sympathy seems to favor the Athletic in ihe, .West, b' for the same and successful battle they have been putting tip all season under crippled circumstances. The defeat of Detroit by Boston in tv.-elve-inning contest yesterday tlie American league leaders both teams are nearly equally divided I down 10 within a single point of a tie Tho Athletic were because of rain, making tho standing of the two pennant racers :is follows: Detroit, won iost 35: percentage Philadelphia, won til; lost 34; per- centage Chicago's loss bf ti game to Brook- also brought the western team dawn a peg from their pennant lead- ership in the National league, to a percentage of New York running second with was idle at Pittsburgh where yester.- day they broke m> the Pittsburgh win- ning streak of thirteen games straight Standing of Clubs Today WESTERN CANADA im- J Lost (Moose Jaw 21 Calgary 2vn, aonles ran off the track and. in the [a friendly game on Saturday, on the nix-up Emslie Gardiner was badly Overseas ground. S. 0. E. Qtirr, the rate wis run igaln, Johnnie Franklin won. Billy Adams riding Rancii King, ,__ throwu and rendered insensible In the mile and a quarter hurdle. (Coles goi! Firth and back Lee and Oxland, Clarke, Faunch, Parker, Gurr and t la j ton forwards CAN'T BEAT BUCHAN Tn 01 dei to mnke room on our Clothing racks ioi Fall goods aic now on tho way YOU can e j oui choice ot 11113 illlt Ul stock These suits aic all high giadc, hand tailoicd and icgulni pi ices aic up to S30 This excep- tional offci is onlj good Sntmday and day. Men's Straw Hats at Half Price umlpipiiced wlicn most helplul in s.niuo funds Youi choice of .tin 2J hat toi SL hat Jor 50c; 75c li.it foi h.it loi 25c. Jiig mlurlion in C'nmas Sliocs in white and prail Hhuhei nnd Oxfoul uits, neat, cool and Juiahlc bole agciiLy lot SLATER SHOES BUCHAN "The Men'. Man" 81.. Xeit, to Eureka Theatre, WILL NOT GAMBLE But Raymond Wilj Lethbridge a Friendly Match Sporting Editor, Herald: Dear Raymond base- ball club accepts the challenge of the Lethbridge ,c.lub. to a game of ball to be played in Raymond on August 12. Game to begin at 5 p.m. ;To maintain our'stantling ns ah amateur club, it will not -be in order for us to cover the SlioO bet proposed .by Lethbridge. J B Rijmond B B Club Games in ihe Big Leagues Boston Detroit AMERICAN 002 000 000 "8' 000 000 200 8 Philadelphia-St.: Louis; No game on account of rain. Washington-Chicago: account of rain. No game on NATIONAL Pittsburg-Xew' York: No game account of .rain. Chicago Brooklyn 010 002 001 040 [Toronto 'Jersey C. EASTERN OOO'ftOO 000 TOO 000 GOTCH Training Faithfully for the World's Big Wrestling Battle Labor Day Frank Golch just now is beginning to jump back into the HmellKUt. for the 'world's champion his opened his tratulng quarters at Humboldl, lown, ,d is doing all sorts of stunts, while his townsmen gather from far and near to recount the stories of bis many victories on the unit. After o hard summer of work on his farm Gptch has stepped right Into the routine of training camp life and from morning to night is now busy with the exercises of the roud, gym- nasium and wrestling mat.. Me evi- dently has made up bis mind to be in the best of condition long before the time has come for him to meet Ilack- enschmidt. and will meet all of the best wrestlers he can secure to go against him in real hard-fought mat contests. While fans generally will be glad to know that G6tcb is out to be In the condition of h's life by Sep- tember 4, still no little solicitude is being felt that he may work too hard n-tha early stages and get down too j fine weeks before the match. Gotch has gone stale before and we trust that he will exercise tho greatest care this time, for the coining match is the. one we desire above all others to tvin. He Is the Unbeaten champion 0 of the world at catch-as-catch-cau, Q and all Americans hope to see him retire with the title still in his pos- session. on Rochester-Newark count of rain. No game on ac; Buffalo Baltimore 4-'2 000' 003 12 3 Montreal 000 3 2 Providence 003 000 7 0 SUSTAIN_LYNCH DIRECTORS Of NATIONAL LEA. GUE SAY PRESIDENT WAS RIGHT IN THE MAGEE CASE Uucipo Vug 3 i unanimous vote the board of directors of the Na- tioml Riwhill league tod u upheld President I in his action of fin ing ind suspending Sherwood Magce outBclder ol It-he" -Philadelphia club, for assaulting Tjmpire Pinneran dur nig the St Louis team in Philadelphia President L uich fined Magee and suspended him for the remainder 6t--lhc season, in a lengtliN opinion, jin which the consti tution of .the 'league on of the president to enforce uliscjpline hs' imposing fines-and is ijiiohd sustains President Ljncli Later President Murphy of: the Chi- cago club filed a dissenting opinion ASSOCIATION 000 6 6 Indianapolis ___100 111 010-r6 13 4 Minneapolis st game on ac- count of rain. NTo other games scheduled in As- sociation. Berlin London Brantford St. Thomas 022 4 7.1 3 10 6 7 0 ONE TO TEN BUCKS TO SEE BIG MATCH Chicago, Aug. ag- ainst rain, will be taken by the pro- moters of the Gotch-Hackenschniidt championship wrestling match, which is scheduled to inhe place'in'the'open air at American League park on La-, bor day. It is planned to construct a wooden covering, which will extend over the padded ring. This will be attached to the roof of the grand stand at a sufficient height as not to interfere with the view of spectators. It will cost to open the Rates, according to the prices of 'admission have been -ixel at from to ?30. Face" the Facta PUy a fair fwne whb yourself. Matoh up the cigiMttM any with Black Cat 10 h, 10 oik yourself if you're ever known greater cigarette enjoyment than these The tinowth, eren flavor of the tun-cured, Virginia tobacco in Black Cat Cigarettes make you wonder how the price it pouible. Honttty is the answer. Just the policy of the maker to give full value in the best possible cigarette., for the Black Cat at your tobacconiit's Jay. CAKMKA5 A qGAWTTU, M I. BRANDON WANTS CLUBS TO THROW UP SPONGE Western Canada League Games EXCELLENT GAME -i-WON BY ROBINS Afoose Jaw Aug i Rob- ins captured -what' is generally con- gest game of the sea- json this Gumminga and [Drown the .opposing ,s1ab artists, fand "30 was their that the Maroon pitcher' was hit only five times as agaillsf six credited to Brown .the latter'had' four strike- outs to .Not'until the eighth -'was therp.Vany. score made, when Quigley started on a pass, stole his way to secondrahd third, and got homo, on a. passed ball, making the only run of'th'e game. MEDAL TO BEAT THE CORINTHIANS Toronto, Aug. Gibson., will of gold medals id first Canadian team that Ijeats tbc Corinthian .football tourists. If this is nof accomplished" to the firat team that plays ft drawvwith, the via I tors, his .honor present of silver medals inlaid .with gold. Format Champion and Hit Brothar Are Going Afttr iif Gama-In Alaska Seattle, Aug. J. .Teffn% former champion heavyweight, and brother Jack" have engaged pas- e for Alaska next'Monday, an i will hunt big game In southeastern ar.J southwestern Alaska until they ere driven out by the deep snows of De- cember. The brokers -will dfsen- bark first nt WrtAe, to try for a shot at the Island'grown bean which weigh a ton and aland high at a hone. On the return Journey they wlji try moose hunting on the Kenal, peninsula, DOWN GO THE ANGELS Saskatoon, Aug. a re- sult of this evening's game the.; Bran- dOn cellar position of'the'league, which the Berry. Pick- ers make room For them. The score was 5 to 4. Saskatoon had the better "of the Rlay all through ex- cept in the elxth rinning, when tho Angels got to'Sheridan for two two- baggers and two help- ed out by an error antl two stolen bases netted them four runs. Miller was then substituted on the Mound and hold the visitors down to one hit. lu ihe eighth Custer got at logger-1 heads with Umpire Longenccker, b'utj the umpire refused to argue with him and fined him a five spot. "We think it advisable to get con- sent-of all clubs of the league to close season on Saturday, August n. Gates not paying expenses. Have wir- ed other clubs for -consent." The above message was wired by Rupert Magce.-president Brandon-club, to C. Eckstorm, yesterday. NO official word lias been received from respect to tuiftjlug. Eckstorm Bays tliat Brandon's ap- will, surely go unheeded and the two eastern clubs may throw up- the sponge. Saturday" without occasioning any' great' shake-up, but, however, if they do 'they will forfeit their fran- chise to the league. The other four clubs are quite satisfied to see the season through; says the president, and it will only be a matter of re- arranging the schedule if Brandon and Winnipeg blow up. The league would be -better without these clubs anyway." Air.'Eckstorm'gives vent to. his feel- AN EVEN BREAK BRONCHS AND ESKS Edmonton, Aug. antl Calgary broke even today, matinee game going to the home tern 'by the score of 7 to 5, and the evening per- formance to the .visitors by the score ot 11 to 1. The afternoon function was a hard fought contest between Pitchers Dickenson .anil Barnstead In which tho former had little the better of the argument. In the evening Terry started out for the Eskimos but was pounded out of tho box in the third and was replaced by Bender, the new outfielder. Stand- ridge heaved for'the Bronchos, and though hit heavy, the big lead of six piled up in the first inning by Calgary 'was too much to overcome. OFF TO CRANBROOK The team .which left for Cran- brook-this morning on the Flyer was composed 'of1 the following players: Pulley, catcher; Tate, pitcher; Green; first base: Ran, second base Evans shortstop; third base; Josh Moore, .left, field; Dp.vles. centre and Brandow, right field. There were onl> nine men in all, but Nichols and Meyers are expected to follow Saturday morning, to be present for the games- on'Saturdsy and Sunday.. Putnam went along as mascot and manager. KAISER'S BOAT LOST AT COWES Cowtb Isle o.' >Jng Aug Cowcs regatta cnde'tt today. Viscount hegljs schooner Colonia took the royal'yacht squadron' prize of In big class on time1'allowance. Emper- or William's Meteor "which finished first had to be contented .with second place. Germnnia was third. The new English schooner Water Witch made an unusually disappointing display, be- ing last. King Alfonso's IHspania 'won her first prize of this meeting by defeating fifteen motor cracks like Paulla and Sophie Elizabeth. The iSpanfoh monarch personally steered hig craft to victory. Occasionally a man sells you a hook you do not 'want, that's all there Is in hypnotism. SASKATOON WILL FINISH SCHEDULE Saskntoon, Aug. from the.first of the season Saskatoon has been up against A bard fight in the stern Canada league, the ..lUK tion of Winnipeg and Brandon to dis- band the league does not meet with the favor of the directors of the clubt In reply to a telegrnm received to- night, Mr. Cairns "The Saska- toon baseball .club will finish the ings In respect .to Winnipeg. apeaks thusly: "Winnipeg has had a chip on their ihoulder the entire season. They ject to salaries paid. When burn was mover of motion at, Brandon meeting to -raise .salary to eighteen hundred and.stated that he could not get a team for less money. They ob- ject to paying their part due from pool- ing of May 24th and July lot gaaea but 'want Calgary to remit receipts of June 22nd 'Coronation iti order that-they may receive their part of these games which was not author- ized at the Moose Jaw meeting. ask for'changes in schedule'for gamea (hiring last of August. This.request I have not considered seriously for many things may happen before these dates. Attendance sheets received to show Calgary attendance 811; Edmon- ton 837; Winnipeg 664. "If Winnipeg management .would Hse proper policy, there Is no reasien why they should not have doubled the attendance that Calgary has shown for they have a progressive city that would contribute liberally toward support of our great'game. However, it .is up to >11 that is re- quired is for them' to declare their intentions after .'which there; will something doing." V FAMOUS ENGLISH TEAM IN CANADA Quebec, Aug. following members of the Coriothiftn football team arrived on the Empress of Bri- tain late tonight, and will leive for Toronto In the- morning: Clifford Brown, C. K. H. Day, B. C. Corbett, .1. Snell, A. U Corbett, R. O. Thompson. H. Naplee, R. F. Weeks, H. O. Bache. Newan, F. N. Tuff and II. Henry, j.. B. Blckerath, and sall. Meners. Morgan Owen, W. U. Tim- mes and L. A. Vldal leave by the Allan line today and will arrive In time tq the team agalnit Montraal. "In an Interview 'President CJIffwd Brown stated that rather .an- xious over the flrrt three Sat- urday and Monday at Toronto, and the) Hamilton game neit Wednetdty, it their defence could not H would ileilrc, .until the ihrMr men arrived. 9. O. CANADIAN AOtNT. TORONTO. ;