Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta
fill MGESIX LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 1914 WAR WILL NOT SIOP QUESTIONABLE STATEMENT BY J. G. MERRICK, CANADIAN REPRE- SENTATIVE AT OLYMPIC HELPED BY CHANGE IN RULES Toronto, Out, Aug. am confi- dent that the Olympic games will be held In Berlin in 1016, in spite of the said James G. Merrick, the Can- adian, delegats to the Olympic Con- gress at Paris, "who returned home this morning. "The war is not likely to last mors than four months at the outside The backbone of the ex- pense for the big games has already teen met and the stadium is up, so it not take much capital to hold the games as scheduled." Mr. iterrick is very much delighted the way in Trhich things swung Ca- nada's way at the Olympic Congress. without coxswains will also help us hero, for that is the style we are fam- iliar with in this country. "In athleticms' they dispensed with the standing high and broad jumps and the right and left-hand throwing of-the shot, discus and javelin. In future weight men may use either hands, and the best throw counts. The Flag Oath "The big general feature of the con- gress was the "whole-souled effort made to keep the Olympiad a competi tion for bona-fide amateurs. Steps were taken to ensure the responsibil- ity the National Olympic committee of each country. They will be men TOM LONGBOAT SIGNS THE ROLL The congress, which was the first held I whose integrity may uot be question- in twenty years, lasted fifteen days, and -was attended by 250 delegates, re- presenting thirty nations. Boxing and Wrestling "The tiggest thing for Canada -was the inclusion ot boxing and wrestling In the programme, the addition of a 3500-metre walk, the reduction in the size of', yachts for the two competi- tions and the addition to the rowing card of a fours race without cox- iwains, and a double said Mr. Merrick. "Canada will have excellent chances in boxing and wrestling. The matter of local quarrelling Trill not en- ter Into the situation at all.. Any ama- teur boxer whose status can be Touch- ed for by the Canadian Olympic conv. mittee will be eligible for the boxing equad. The reduction in the size of yachts to the six and eight-metre clauses Trill give Canada a chance to tnild -boats and ship them across for the games. The expense will not be- pronibitlve, as it would probably be in the larger classes. A Distinct Advantage "The double-scull event is a distinct- audition to the card for Canada and the United .States. They do not row doubles across the water. The fours. ed. These committees will be respon- sible for the status of the men they send out In every event, and in addi- tion each competitor will be 'required to take the amateur declaration at the games-upon the. flag of his own coun- try. The Olympic Congress is deter- mined that there TrIH he no more Thorpe cases, .which leave a feeling disquietude in the minds of the auth- orities. Women to Compete "The. Congress also decided that vomen would be allowed to compete, and that the points won by them would count Jor their. country. The programme was fixed for each class, and tie.rules to govern each sport were decided ilpon. The number of entries was limited to sis nominations, and. four to compete In each Individual contest. In the crar_and .team ev- ents, two-nominations are allowed, and both will be aHtfwed to. compete. This applies in the yacht racing. No Lacrosse "National sports, such as cricket, baseball, hockey, lacrosse, curling and other sports, in which only one or two nations are expert were excluded from the programme." CHICK EVANS PLAYING GOLF LIKE A WIZARD By Hugh S. Fuller-ton) "When a fellow plays 27 holes, 18 of them in par, ate below par, and three one strokes above par, he is plajing considerable Jerome Travers golf. When he gets away 22 oat of 27 tee shots perfectly, and makes 23 out of 27 approaches in grand style, without A flub In the entire 27, he is a golfer. "When, he plays the entire 27 and miss- es only three probable putts, he is go- ing considerably. That what Chick Evans did at Grand Rapids, -winning in the finals for the 'Western, championship. He is playing the greatest golf of his great career this season, Is steadier and more brilliant. His play in the Brit- ish amateur tournament was almost up'to the same mart, but he ran ag- ainst a feHtfff, who, for one day, was Bhooting unbeatable golf. Chick has been rated as probably the best medal play amateur in Am- erica for several seasons, and this year he bids fair to become as great at match as at medal. A Michigan game warden was shot by a fellow, who killed a deer out of WHATS BECOME OF SERVlA (By Ring W. Lardner) I don't keep up with all the news; I've not the time to spare, But war reports I do peruse Religiously, I swear; And yet, I'm very much in doubt That I have got it right. I'm asking you to help me out, If youll be so polite. 'Twag my impression, from the stuff I read a "week ago, That Austria was in a huff And threatening a foe Called Servla, and that the war Would be between these two. I knew what they were fighting for; At least I thought I knew. But maybe I was dreaming "when I got that In my head; Perhaps my eyes were1 bleary And fooled me when I read. For now, though I scan all the dope About the bloody game, Not even with a microscope Can I find Servia's name. BOUT FOR FERN1E Fernie, B. C., Aug. Max- well has signed for two bouts to take place this month. On August 17th he boxes his old rival Charlay Lucca, the Italian lightweight here, and on August 20th, he hoses Mly Farrell, the clever lightweight from O. UCVI UUU Ul I which convinces us that our wh? an, :ictoryt, Ills credit o-cr Johnny 0 Leary, the pres- Toronto, Ont.j Aug. Longboat, the world famous In- dian runner, watits to fee'With the first Canadian contingent that leaves for the front. He has joined a" city company of the 36th Regiment. do. not any married men said Capfa'n W H Hodges, to whom the-maratbpn- er applied to be sworn in. "That does not mate, any dif- ference. 1 want to serve my replied the '-Indian, who'was determined, "Take him ''suggested Kerch uhereat Long boa: looked Immensely-pleased. He took the. oath :_and signed the service roll, remarking that he was ready to start at any time. BROOKES AND .WILDING EACH WIN SINGLES- ROUNDS IN DAVIS CUP GAMES Boston, Mass., Aug. well- won victories, in singles lasia a long lead yesterday in tite ten- nis contest with" the British Isle's for the honor of meeting the Americans in the challenge round for the Davis cup next week. Norman E. Brookes C. Parke, three sets to while A. P. Wilding of the Antipodean out Ar- thur H. Lowe in straight sets. Both. Australians were-forced to the top of their individual game, and Brookes was much exhausted when Parke's last stroke' went but of court. Although the Wilding-Lowe match weut only three sets the last; one ran up to 30 and four times Lowe was within a stroke of making it two sets to one. In the Brookes-Parke contest the Irish player was twice within a stroke of the match, and Brookes dashed in to kill by gentle touches at the net, saving the game, and match. ALBERTA CRICKETERS VICTORIOUS Regina, Aug. inter- provincial cricket tourney today Al- berta beat Saskatchewan :B by 122 runs and 5 wickets. The scores were: Saskatchewan B, 119; 24JL for five wickets. Barnett made the great score of 117 not out Manitoba and Saskatchewan A dre'w. Manitoba scored 195 runs for eight wickets, and Saskatchewan A 179 for nine. NATIONAL Chicago 4, S. St Louis 0, Brooklyn 3. FUtsburg 6, Boston 1. Cincinnati 0, Philadelphia 2. AMERICAN Philadelphia 4, Cleveland 0. Boston 1, Detroit 3. Washington 0, Chicago 2. New York 4; St. Louis 3. FEDERAL St. Louis 2, Pittsburg 1. American association Minneapolis 2, St. Paul 10. INTERNATIONAL Toronto S, Jersey City 4. Montreal at Baltimore, postponed. Buffalo 3, Providence 2. Rochester 3, Newark 4. Canadian CANADIAN Brantford 3, Hamilton 2 Peterboro 3, Ottawa G St. Thomas 0, London 5. Toronto a, Erie 4. WESTERN CANADA 'HAT.7, .REGINA 4 Medicine Ha-t, 7. Medicine Hat defeated the Red Sox 7 to 4. Star Twirler Ryan was touched up with Lemley, but Hat hits came opportunely and they won, de- spite, the large error column. lenna Medicine Hat................ Ryan, Killen and Harris Lemley and Earth. HOMESTEADER CASTE-BACK-. Aug. traded rrink oil'for Boyee and the steSd twirler came.back by trouncing he Savage Bronks piled up many errors; Cakary 3 6 Boyte and Weinholt Frink and jemieux, f Wreck, delayed Qiiakers getting- to Moose Jaw, no game. LD MOTHER NATURE moy have wished on you the worst beard she could pick that needn't bother you, for all beards look alike to the Gillette Safety Razor. Every Gillette Blade is a masterpiece in razor steel, with edges so keen and smooth that it gives a real velvet shave, no matter how tough and wiry your beard may be. And just for good measure, with a twist of the screw handle you can adjust the blade for a light or close shave, or a tough or tender skin. This is a special Gillette advantage. Get a Gillette la-Jag at your Druggist's, Jeiineler'a or Harlanae Dealer's. SlanJarJ Sets cost Etliliora 15.00 Sell at. Gillette Safety Razor Co., of Canada, Limited MONTREAL AMERICAN Won Lost 'hitodelphia..... 64 3d Boston........ 56 45 Washington...... 54 45 Detroit 53 49 56 54 53 Chicago 49-- St. Louis 4S New York...... 45 Cleveland...... 33 51 56' 70 P.O. .653 :554 .545 .5BO .485 .485 .4-iS '.320 NATIONAL Won Lost TRAGIC DEATH OF DAVE TOPE The .tragic death of Dave Tope, the old-time Hamilton football star, who was killed whea a wheel came, off his automobile on the Kingston- road. Tor shocked the athletic circles of the east. Tope had played many great games for the Tigers, and was probably the best full-back ever devel- oped in Canada. Since his active re- tirement from the game he has been an executive member of the Hamilton team, and was admired and respected by all connected with the game in Ca- nada. FIRST GAME OF SERIES AT MACLEOD MONDAY A series of six games of baseball Pittsburg have been arranged between Macleod and the local nine for the champion- w; York...... 56 Chicago........ 53 St. Louis...... 63 Boston........ 49 PMMsiimia...... 46 Cincinnati....., 47 Brooklyn....... 41 41 38 46 48 46 50" 52 52 54 P.C. .590 '.535 .625 .616 A70 .475 .441 .432 FEDERAL ship of Southern Alberta. .There j Baltimore 53 been some difference .of opinion as to I which team was leading when the j opinion oi a man, who would shoot a deer out of season is correct. The worst knock on Chicago's ent light weight champion of Can- aih. O'Leary also gave Freddy Welsh a hard battle. Maxwell hoses Parrell South Alberta league blew .up, and the teams have decided to settle the question by playing a aeries of six games, three at Macleod and three on the local diamond. The first game takes place on Jlonday at" Macleofl. Players are requested to meet at the Dallas Hotel at 2.30, as the trip will be made in autos. She Was a Movie Fan at and in meet ing j But why don't you believe climate yet registered is that of a Shim, Maxwell will meet one oi thelj jove you? sporting writer who fears that the i cleverest 133 pounders in the game, heat will aSect a tennis player from Maxwell has started training in earnest and is confident that he will do.__Pu- Melbourne. i win both h'atties. He states he is in i _ It is reported that insane Uh; test condition he has ever been persona are at large in his career; and if victorious in which indicates that the St. Louis' toth, he will go after Johnny ledb would do well to-move to Hun- j O'Leary, the present Canadian Light- jary where they might draw better, j Champion. Maxwell's many _____ j frien-Js will he pleased to see him in It is rather sad to spend a morning Uotlon in the Kootenay Country, emying a golfer because, of his put- whcre hc good fights ting and then lunch with Mm and hear and bad many -nds' 3iim tell how bad he was, especially bad was twice as good as your best. Susie No; you don't tieave -your chest like the lovers in the "moving They can off the Olympic games because of the war, but It's a cinch, the Marathon record will be a hundred times before the ;thius is over.- Snowy Baker has agreed to furnish feosing instructors to all the schools iu Australia. If all the instructors concentrated on Frank Mo ran they might make a fairly good boxer out of 'him in time. The European crisis caused'the flb- fcndonment of the auto race for the Czar'fl cup., That puts threo or four on the credit side of war's Dog Men Calgary Amateur Field Trials Club holds Its First Annual Field Trials for SETTERS, POINTERS AND POINTER GRIFFONS in tho vicinity of Calgary, com- mencing Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1914 Derby, Ali-aged pnd Consolation. Entries close August 20. Reason- able' entry feet, Fpr full information apply to CAPT. E. S. CLIFFORD 920 19th Avenue Calgary. Phone W1413. ia anenomy within the camp. It will undermine the strongest constitution and ruin the most vigorous health. It leads to indigestion, bifiousnefis, impure blood, bad complexion, sick headaches, and ia one most frequent causes of appendicitis. To neglectitis slow suicide. Dr.Morse's Indian Root Pills positively cure Constipation. are entirely vegetable in composition and do. not sicken, wcakeri or gripe. Preserve your health by taking Dr. Morse's iradian Root Pills Kansas City St. Louis EG 50 50 4S 42 43 43 Lost 41 44 41 45 47 53 57 P.C. .564 .SCO .545 .525 .605 .442 .430 ONE OF THE RESULTS OF WAR War lias its many disadvantages, but today the cable tells us that if. has uut a stop to the international chess tournament in Germany. The winner, strange to say, a Russian. ______ Boating, FisKing, Bathing, Mountain Climbing Basebajl, Football, Track Athletics Y.M.C.A. Camp, Waterloo Lakes August 18th to 28th Entire Expense of Trip: Seniors under 17 INTERNATIONAL Won Lost Rochester T; 61 Buffalo........ 50 Baltimore...... 58 Providence Newark Toronto Montreal Jersey City iifi 48 48 42 32 44 43 41 44 48 P.C. .581 .578 .563 .6M .EOO .480 .410 .314 WESTERN CANADA Won Lost Saskatoon....... 53 3S Regina Moose Jaw 'Medicine Hat Edmonton 47 47 47 41 Calgary........ 33 42 43- 43 .46 57 P.C. .530 .528 .522 .522 '.471 .360 PICKED OUT A FINE YEAR The Federal league certainly did some great picking, when it chose this year to start a new enterprise which ;peiidud largely upon settled tines and easy financial conditions for- its success. Looks Weil and Tastes Good Our meals are wholesome, satisfying and with all, served nicely. 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