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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHlHtTDGR' DAILY JTEKALT? DEACON WHITE RESIGNS HIS JOB AIIK. 8, 0-R-T-S PHILADELPHIA INCREASES LEAD I .JIM CORBKTT PICKS 1 MrFAHI, AS -WIXMCU BELIEVES STOCKYARD CHAMPION TO BE TOO CLEVER FOR AD WOLGAST CHINESE ATHLETES 4RE COMING TO THE FRONT RAPIDLY (By J. Corlictt) I. regard Wolffast us little i fighter but wln-n it lonu's j I to case? am! dniwinj; O'.IUKI t with and him as to; J many other I draw tiie line.; j Erne or In my opinion would find a boxer like mnde to' Former Lethbridge Player! Succeeds Deacon White 1 their proposed match be con.stininiat- I ert That is, allowing I'uckoy to make I the weight in the afternoon. McFar- j land oiitclr.Fsed all the other boys of; Edmonton. Aug. was a weight and is one of ti-t? jrrent-' big day in baseball circles In Edraon- j ever hRown hl thc ton. Deacon who has mnnased; (jjvlEioil. Manv that. the.Eskmios for nearly three seasons., ,fl wo 3nd wcrir resigned his position and -President j joivjj ,1IuJ the C'hi- a twenty "round boui: knocking out on the Games in the Big Leagues THE UNIVERSITY OF NANKING TEAWy NAtslkiNG, CHINA cards. 1 venture the prediction that Pi'cfcey -win be the one to administer the But Paclcey. Wolgast ougiit lo have a comparative- ly ensy time witii the bunch ct' as- pirants. Deacon has been font em plating re- feigning for some time insr, to the ill success of. his un- doubtedly should occupy a Isisiior po- sition in the league standing than they do now, as the material is there. After the last trip around the circuit) [ew mamduols w ID didn't Gem to be working i never change the renor of their p'l >lic utterances even when they ttnow iliey nre up ngainst it. and who right that v.-' would meet with disaster when be faced Owen the team didn't eem to be working well aiid the ex-manager seiously thought of throwing up his job, b-.i got the teiun going well again during the last sojourn in Calgary, and he expected great things of the boys up here. He found out differently, how- ever, and finally decided to resign his position. KILLED BY BASEBALL Palnesrille. Ohio, Aug. White, IS years old, first baseman for the Moliawks, which played ball with the Leroys, yesterday afternoon, was struck by a pitched ball, which caus- ed -his death this afternoon. Death was duo to inflammation of the brain tissue and meningitis, which set in. the way I size the man up. .Moran. are no-iv without excuses for1 the. fallen Britisher. Dissipation is to blame for Owen's downfall, they argue; and probably lie had not been taking; the best care of himself for some time! previous to thc contest but that's, his on affair and should not be made a medium of excuse. In better shape' Owen might have weathered the for twenty rounds, bin he would have known that he hnd been in :i! battle at its conclusion. He never i saw the day he could escape a beat- ng at '.he hands of thc .Michigander n a finish contest. At least, that's PEACTONG THE IOO YARDS DASH. AMERICAN I'hiliuielphfa Out 000 100 10 2 Chicago 000 000 200 f> ;t Morgan and Livingstone; Walsh and Sullivan. Second game, t-! Philadelphia 1 t'hicayo 000000 000000 T !i Bender, Uanforth and Thomire; Scott and Payne. Boston----------- 100 Oil fi Cleveland 100 OOl! 13 2 Wood and Cnrrigah; Gregg and Klsher. Washington 000 001 4 I SL Louis 000 000 '2 .2 Grooine and Street; Pclty and Ste- phens. Second Washington 000 020 6 13 2 St. Louis .151 020 io '1 Gray and Cashion and AInsmith; CJeorge and Kritchell. New York.....000 420 10 0 Detroit 100 020 12 -3 Culdwell and Sweeney; Summers, Works" and Stanage. WAGNER UP no' longer disdain .-ubletta. Their Interest has been aroused through foreigners Induce In -rio, s of sport, and the a.mounccmeut is matle that clever set of Chinese alhlutcs par ,ctl sr- Tbo unlversity of Nariwne Just as tho schools are talking athletics, so are the leisure class devoting themselv "na uuut modeni Chinese Tit to horse A Y. M. C. A. Athletic Meet This Month The Letifibridge Y. M. C. A. will hold an athletic-, competition -at the ball grounds onUhe Nth, Ittth and ISth'of month. All the usual athletic tests will be on tho card. The athletes will enter the various competitions with fine ?.est for vic- tory with a 'betuiufiil gold medal for an incentive. P. R. Agnew is the don- or. It is up for the rate who estab- lishes himself the best all-round atb j lete. I .T. Armstrong has also put up a fine shield for competition. It will he the property of'the Y. M. C. A. and ENGLISH LA9IES SWIM FAST RACE Miss Fletcher Wins English pfonship, Beating Record Holder London, Aug. GurWen, of Liverpool, gave Miss Pennie Fletcher of Leicer-ter, a great race at Leicester be held by the atliiete mailing the, ln the 100 English chain highest number of points for the year, j tff c start, and were of points made will be engraved .upon a. smaller shield attached to the main trophy. No entrance fee is being Those contemplating taking part aro requested to make their entries imine- THE ENGLISH CORINTHIANS SUFFER A FALL Toronto, Aug. famous Cor-j The Corinthians have been well re- intbians were defeated this afternoon having been given an of- _ ficial welcome by Hie mayor and aid- s crmcn and tntertaiiipd by prominent i persons, while they have proven very 3 to 1. The-exceptionally hot wea- popular with the crowds. They are rtosedale by a picked team from Toronto arid district, the score being level up to 6fi 2-5 yards, when Miss Cu riven turned Just ahead. The excite incut must have been very great for divided as The decision as at the finish opinion to who '.viio [he winner. that -Miss Fletcher had won in 1 min- ute 15 seconds, and Miss Ciirw.en was second in 1 minute 15 4-5 seconds was disputed. If" Miss Cnnven could have reproduced her form of the pre- vluos Friday she would have won TOOK TWO, TIGERS 01 NATIONAL St. Louis...... 200 110 C 2 Jrooltlyn 002 010 7 2 Steelc and BreeimhHn; Schardt, Hanlon and Bergen. Cincinnati 031 010 1C 1 Boston 000 002 S 1 Smith and Clarke; Mattern; Perdue and Kling. Chicago 010 202 15 0 York...... 000 100 J3 3 Drown and Archer; Mathewson arid Myers. 1'itisSnrg......000 100 3 2 Philadelphia 001 000 Adama and Gtbson; Chalmers and Moran. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Minneapolis Kans-is City Toledo Louisville Columbus Indianapolis 000 000 2 000 001) 2 000 000 12 000 000 S Flying Dutchman Second in Race for Batting Honors Jn the National league Honils Wag- ner, the shortstop of .the PittiburK teani, Is.the's-loglcal leader In hitting, though his teammate Fern- leads him with .375 In 17 games. Wagner's aver- age is .353 for 89 carncs. Babe.A'dams, the pitcher for batting etrong pace for a bbxnian. Ty Cobb of Detroit still leads. tho American league with a hitting'aver- ago of .428. the TiBcre is' a ciofie second, ,-wlth .417. Jajdie and Jackson, of. Cleveland, the only con- tenders Cobb is stiiiposed to fear show up with .389 and .385 respectively. K. Walker oi Washington -It third in thu list- with' :396. Rowan 'of Louui who used to play with Spokane bos an for IS games, better and Ath'ietics most 'of.: the hitting in 'the- American leaguti. for-the week.endeki July 27. .1 jitk old Indian itar, now "with Ibntls the Ameri- pitchers. He bag been in seven games, won three and lout none. Works of Detroit ll second, with .901) Gregs of Cleveland stands fourth, with, an tiyernge of .850. The Athletic slabmen -are all biinched between tha seventh and 12tb (jlace. 000 002 001 020 Philadelphia, 'Pa', Aug. phia today defeafed' Chicago in two games of fourteen'nnd ten innings, the sco res being 2 to; f and13 to 2. The first game was a pitchers' bat- .le between Scott and Bender. Neither earn scored for twelve.innings, during which time Chicago got. only one run- ler as far as second base. In the .hirteenth inning .1. Collins tripled and scored on Tannebill's single. Phila- delphia tied the score on four balls to Hartzell, who batted for Bender, and Lord's triple. Danforth, tiie Texas southpaw, held Detroit Trying to Regajn Position Detroit began a Ne.v'lork Milwaukee at St. i et grounds. Paul, no game, ftarht heie todaj to first'place in the American league, and although Detroit won the first of the series, Newark Philadelphia's double victory over Chi-' cago kept Detroit MI .-econd 'J'he game was cloee and exciting, ending 7 to 6. Calclwell outpitched and Works, .but had one bad inning. In the seventh he gave bis only two bases on balls, and Cobb, coming up with the bases full, cleaned up with j a double to centre. Cobb later scored Toronto Second Newark Toronto Montreal EASTERN 010 000 000 010 000 000 000 000 000 200 000 000 000 400'Oil good margin, for she covered the same distance in i minute 12 3-n beating Miss Fletcher's Chicago down to one hit in ,the four- the winning run on .Morlarty's single. teenth inning. .Murphy scored the win- ning run of his single, Mclnnes' sacri- well pleased with their experiences in ther affected the visitors, while sev- era! of their players, notably Bach, j the east and are looking forward their star forward, were out of con- j with interest to their visit to the