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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald, Friday, August BIG LEAGUE GAMES NATIONAL At k 11 3 .New York...... 9 0 Row's and McLean; Mathewson and Meyers. Umpires Johnstone and Kason. Second Cincinnati 4 6 New York 1-j Suggs and McLean; Ames and Schlei. Umpires Eason and John- stone. At St. Louis 9 1 Philadelphia 13 0 and Bresuahan; Ewing and Dooin. Umpires Rigler and Emslie. At .Pitts-burg 9 0 -Brooklyn 6 0 Vvnite, and Gibson; Barger and -Envin. Umpires O'Day and Bren- nan. AMERICAN At Cleveland- Cleveland 2 1 Washington 10 WHY REGINA DROPPED OUT OF LEAGUE Fans Failed to Support Team Walters and Hueston Join Edmonton "2 Fan well, Link and Bemis; Johnson and Beckendorff. Umpires O'Lough- lin and Egan. Second Cleveland 7 1 Washington 10 1 Falken-berg and Easterly; Walker and Ainsmith. Umpires Egan and At .Boston......... 5 0 3 .0 Orth and Kleinow; Walsh and Payne and- Sullivan. Umpires Evans Coliflower. '-'At' Si: JSTew York 8 2j .St Loiiis ___ 5 2 Warhop and Criger and.. Mitchell; ILake and Killifer. Umpires Perrine And Dineen. At Philadelphia 81 Detroit 8 1 j Regina, Aug. 11. Baseball is practically dead in Regina. An en- deavor to form a company to take over the franchise .did not material- ize and -the franchise has been duly handed over -to the league. left Regina for Moose Jaw a series u there, the defunct club provid- ing sufficient funds -to carry the team to its destination and from no-w- on the team must look to the league to see" them .through remain in the Western Canada circuitr The last act of Rdxy Walters, who acted as manager for .the late club, was to release himself and Pitcher Hueston, and they two have hiked to Edmon- ton, where they will link their for- tunes with the Eskimos. The Regina team, under which name, until the league president decrees otherwise, the aggregation still travels, left here with Letcher acting as special manager, while G-urney will fill the position of business manager until such time as President Eckstorm makes other-arrangements. The feel- ing .locally is that it.was no use con- tinuing the uphill fight. The fans had ceased to support the team, and ev- ery day saw the club getting deeper and deeper in the hole, and the fin- ishing touch was given by the disas- trous home series-just concluded. PHILADELPHIA Has the Best Balanced Infield in tiie Game Although it takes four men to make an irfield and only three for .an j fieid, there are more good -infields" than outfields.' It seems to 'be easier to find four infielders who.as a group measure up to, the standard than to find three such outfielders on one club. True, the infields have more of a chance to show what they can do, but the fine work in the outfield such as throwing and cutting ofiMbng'bits doesn't appear even -relatively as often -a.s fancy infield work. NO GAME AT THE CAPITAL There has was soon sup- planted by Pansy, who held the lead until the finish Earlwood's driver claimed the heat on the ground that Misinferna and' Pansy had delib- erately pocketed him. His however, was disallowed after the Bicycle Race The old time sport of-bicycle racing received quite in: the two races that -were pulled, Last night's, event .was a live iriiie race and there entries, George the winner oh Wednesday night, made a. good race and won handily good .time, considering the track, of Spence, Mead and second named winning .by.a Spence. The ex- citement was of Spence and the "winner "being most the second Tji spectacular. Squaw Race There was some class to the squaw, race .which was -run in a bad dust storm that suddenly rose, ately the band of Jennies go on. the track and the squaws had to go through them, with the result that Mrs. Tom Many Feathers and Mrs. White Calf were practically' put out of the- race. The event was .by Mrs. Crbwf gathers'- in a driving-' finish with Mrs. Bob Black Rider and Mrs. Chief Little Timber close behind, Race-. Results .2.25 trot, purse .1250.' b. m., Jj L: Cox ..-..3 111 the score of ..4 to 3. The game j judges heard all sides. Don _M. was was called at the end of the eighth. The locals led throughout though Re- gina got dangerous in the last inning. Skeels pitched a good game and also batted well. _ Moose Jaw 4 1 Regina 3' 4 Starkell and BrooKs; Skeels and Wclntosh. Umpire Houston. EVEN HEINRICH COULD NOT STOP MAROONS Slagle and Allen; McGlyn and Mar- TJmpire Bush. NORTHWESTERN At Vancouver 3 -Spokane 4 At Seattle- Seattle 0 'Tacoma 6 Pool Tobacco A. C. Messer [or Snccessor to C. L. Upton Basement Oliver Blk. Barber .Shop in Connection SPORTING NOTES. Boston -Soccer Foofoball League bars professionals. Philadelphia (police >will have an athletic carnival in October. May Sutton is expected to .play in Pacific coast tennis tourney next month at Del Monte. The Mexican Derby, to "be run early in November will be worth to the winner., This will be the first contest. Denmark, with riders, is virt- ually 3, cyclists paradise. Baseball players salaries will, it is estimated, foot up to this jyear. Charlestown, S. C., plans a I race track, to be ready nest year. King George of England has con- sented to become the patron of the Rugby Football Union. The Appalachian Exposition at Knoxville, September 12 to 17, will give in purses for horse races. St Louis is getting up a 'boxing club with members, and expects to pull off bouts this winter. The British' Lawn Bowling Team Winnipeg, Aug. Lefty Heinrich, Brandon's star slabist, was not able to stop the winning. streak of the Maroons and the locals made it nine straight victories. Today's score was the same as yesterday, 5 to 2. The Angels lost through their wild pegging to bases. Collins twirled his usual steady game and few hits were made 'by either team. Winnipeg ..___ 6 1 Brandon 6 7 Collins and Kreitz; Heinrich.' and Cooper. TJmpire Longenecker. WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE STANDING Won Calgary-......... 22 JUdmonton 49 Saskatoon 13 Winnipeg......... 14 Moose Jaw....... J.2 Lethbridge 12 Brandon Regina Lost 6 8 11 13 14 15 17 21 P. C. .522 .519 .462 ,444 .346 .222 FAKE PICTURES Got Gary Crowd Sore and Police Had to be Called. third heat Crawfurd had Chapman.s seat beMjid They got away br. -H., Chapman 223 c. T- 3 3 Don M., b. J. T. Moodie.4 dis 2.25, 2.25, .2.35 pace and 2.30 trot; purse Doctor TTIham, br. h., J. D. Cha'pelle................. i i i ASPIRANTS FOR JOHNSON'S TITLE ARE NUMEROUS Jim Corbett Not Only One Who Has Discovered Would-Be World's Weight Champion. New York, Aug. a poor day now when somebody, in this, broad land does not dig up the one mancwho can lick Jack Johnson, and thus bring the heavy weight championship north of the color -line. Something has gone wrong ia fanddm when the sun sets without heralding of a great un- known who is as big'as "Jeffries ar- ound the chest and considerably 'big- ger around the heart. In other words, the silly season for finding champions is on, and it's on all the more .because if the indus- trious explorers of Fistiana happen-to pick a live one they will have a whole yardful of geese laying golden- eggs so fast it would take an adding ma- chine, to -count them. .McGowan the First. About the first unknown to break in- to .print was Mr. Bill McGowan, the great -rough house fighter of Olympia, who .has ranged all over the country- side from Roslyn to Centralia and has never been slipped the -bitter pin of de feat. No sooner had Mr. McGowan issued his defi than Jim Corhett got jealous. Jim saw he had overlook- ed a -bet by letting somebody beat iim. to the 'best position in the but he. got busy the next day, i and then the news went out -broad- cast that' Jim was nursing along a great that Hugh Mclntosh was willing '.to- back him, and that Jack' Johnson would 'better cut out he-joy-life and into train- Corbett's protege would tangle him up with .the timekeeper., Johnson Will Get His. The same sort thing happened when Rickard was "looking for a place o.stage the big fight Every com- IT WOULD PAY YOU TO PACK A TRUNK f with nothing else but bats, balli, rackets, clubs, fishine tackle, etc., to take along on thv familr vaca- tion; There would be lots more fun and lots more, health-. than you could get out of a dozen truckfuls of clothes. GET YOUR SPORTING TOOLS here if you want .them, right co not handle the near >ight kind. The Lethbridgel Sporting Goods Co. PHONE 1032 munity, from the Great Lakes to the rerglad.es, :.and, .several others that vere irrigated toy something besides performance, that it.was the first and ast time that young William '.wouldT; appear (before the .public id the England Has One, Too. London, the most; noted fight referee in Eng- and, and wio refereed ther Burns- iri championship ask-" d if .lie capable :of re- "I .believe. It'..is... ;..There is (a man down it.Souaieifd, where I.live, ho has a great my "opin-- on. -His name is Bombardier Weils.-V. He wa's formerlyJn the, and.nas ust-returned from India; rained while there iby. an merican, and -beat every :man-'.'fiei met "Wells has a longer, ohnson, stands 6 or a heavy weight .is uick on MS feet is Id and in his last match with Gunner [acMurray he won -by a knock n half a round. His next" with, Jim Maher; of America., "Packey McFarland, who saw .Wells beat MacMurray, said to ed -Mr. CorrL "I wish.' iiad him out in America. I believe-we-could him to ibecome the Surely a Fine Tribute Charlie the Kid, ch. g., J. L. quickly with little scoring, Earlwood .2 Gary, Ind., Aug. attempt by the manager of the Gary theatre to palm off lake pictures of the Jeffries- Johnson fight resulted last night in riotous SC-6H6S that required th? nail- ing out of the entire police force. 8ills announcing the reproduction of the Reno contest were plastered all over town. 'When the fight pictures leaves England for an Itinerary injwere thrown on the screen yells of Canada, on August 12, and will com- prise IS players, Scotland sending 12, England five and Wales one. on the Cla- C. RancSj half ton soccer eleven, has signed a. prof- essional form for Tottenham Hot- spur, one of the fast English teams. James Braid, who has won five golf championships of Great Britain, will ibe presented with a testimonial Three Cuban ball players, Cabrera, Almeida and Marsans, are playir-j: short stop, second .base and left field for the New Britain nine of the Con- necticut League and making good. derision 'went up from the spectators. The fighters representing Jeffries and Johnson were what is known in the shines." They, "fought" 14 rounds, despite the threats of tire crowd to tear down the theatre unless their money was refunded. Then the crowd became so violent that the whole police force had to use clubs to disperse the rioters. Catcher Johnny Kling, of the Cubs, is a promoter of an eight-city 'billiard circuit to start thls fall. slightly ahead. Pansy lead at the half with Earlwood second, and Misinferna distanced. Earlwpod broke., his hop- ples but .with straps flying all around his legs ran Pansy close'to the finish. A hard run heat Chapman was back in Earlwood's seat again in the fourth heat., Away on -the first attempt with Earlwood slightly in the rear. The po-" sitiohs at the half were Pansy, Misin- ferna; Earlwood. The.latter however, chestnut mare as they came into the home- stretch: and took second order of the heat "being the order for the race. 2.35 Pace and 2.30 Trot .Earl Grey was a strong favorite but a combination of adverse circumstanc- es kept .him in third and last place in each" heat. He got away badly each time, and -the-rest -working the pocket on him occasion demanded. Charlie the Kid held isecond .in each heat and J. D. Cha'pelle's bro'wn colt, Dr. Ulm'an; running his first race of the season, was making the course in 2.26 in the second heat. Free-For-AH There were "only three starters for the purse event, Bushnell King, Primus and Texas Rooker, the scratch- es being Flossie Wiikes and Little They got away in the order 1, 3, 5, in the lirst heat, Bushnell King dropping to the rear before, reaching the half-mile, the positions from then on remaining the same. Time 2.20. Texas Rooker took the lead shortly after a .good start second heat but dropped to second at the half, Pri- mus taking the lead, and to third on the home stretch being-passed by the brown horse. Primus' time was 2.19 In the third heat Primus lead from the by a couple of lengths with" Texas Rooker following. That position was the order the heat and the race ended. Time Running Half-Mile Heats, 2 in 3 Ivanhoe 'won this- event in the same manner he won his race of the prev- ous day, moving up from fourth place :n a field of five and winning easily by a length. In the second heat of this race there was a little trouble. Following a false start due to the crowd standing in front of the judges' box. the rider of Ray Knight's Dr. Tom, dismounted on the track while back. He was promptly fined by the starter, and endeavored ehind Josie S., to -whom she quickly shewed her heels, passing under the wire a popular winner. Time 2.17 1-5. crackerjack of a race from pole to wire. ATTELL AND MARINO TO FIGHT IN CALGARY A The most classical fight in -J recent years in Canada will take place in Calgary on "the 4 22nd of this month, when -J- Abe Attell, the world's feath- erweight champion, will go 15 rounds with Eddie Marino. Marino, it will be remem- 'bered, fought Kid Howeil at. the Lyceum here about IS months ago. which fight prac- -f tically introduced the game in Lethbridge. Electric Restorer for Men A French Remedy PHOSPHONOL restores every nerve in the body to its proper tension; restores vim and vi- tality. Premature decay and all sex- ual weaknesses averted at once. PHOSPHONOL will make you a new man. Price a box, or two for Mailed to any address. The Scobell Drug Co., St. Catharines, Ont. There is a heavy weight iboxer in this country whom many expert auth- orities on -boxing figure to ;be the right man to challenge Jack Johnson, the big smoke, for the heavy weight honors. He is William Warren Bar- bour, who, on April 12 last, won the heavy weight amateur championship at Boston. This young giant stands 6 feet 2 1-2 inches and weighs 204 pounds stripped to fighting .togs. His few performances stamp him as a worthy opponent for any man of Jiis weight, and such good judges of fighters as Charley White, Jim Corbett and Jim Jeffries figure him to have a chance with the best in his class. During Jim Jeffries' tour last spring he donned the gloves and sparred a lively three ro'jaid 'bout with Banbour while in Philadelphia. Barbour land- ed several solid punches on Jeffries. solid, in fact that the big Cal- if ornian complimented the, Philadel- phia athlete after the 'bout on his also sparred with Barbour. and was- much impressed with the collegian's skill, footwork and blocking. May Seek Johnson's Title. Jack Johnson stands alone In his class, and as there is a dearth of white men in the ring to-day young Barbour might be induced to continue his -career in the ring and defend the white race for individual supremacy. Comparing Johnson and Barbour in size, the latter is an inch and a quar- ter taller than the champion, and at fighting weight would weigh about the same as Johnson did in his -bout with Jeffries, 208 pounds. He is game without question, as his form- er instructors, Jack Cooper and Jack Doyle, will vouch for. They were the two men who first gave Barbour in- struction in boxing and developed and trained him for his bouts in Boston, when he won the championship. Colonel William Barbour, million- aire thread manufacturer, father of the amateur champion, who takes a keen Interest in the art of self defence is not enthusiastic about his son en- tering the professional ranks pug- ilism. 'Mr. Barbour saw his 'boy win the amateur title, and said after the no longer.considered a very great honor to have named after you, but outside eon Lajoie the Cleveland, caa claim the honor of having a "ball team named after him "when Lajoie became the manager the Cleveland forces the scribes; ol: the Forest City nicknamed -the team the Napoleons in honor of Lajoie, who "signs his cheques .Napoleon La- joie., And even though Lajoie has re- linquished the management of the team Cleveland will be known as the Naps as is.to hare a ball team, and that will probably, be long after the present generation and Lajoie liave turned to dust. In other words Lajoie will live practic- ally forever in baseball- It 'is an hon- or that is justly placed to the credit of one of tie greatest players in the nistory of the game. If you are anxious to become a great batter don't seek out Larry La- joie with the idea of having him tell you how -to go about it. He wiH speak of almost anything else once you get him started, but it's the next thing to impossible to get him to talk of him'self. s "How do I do it tie will prob- ably answer your question. "I don't- know. Just wait for the ball "I want and' then hit it. That's the only knack in hitting that Tkaow of; Keep your eye on the ball all the time and if it suits you .hit "Ty Cobb uses different methods in hitting against right pitchers', stepping into the delivery of one before the curve wait- ing for the curve to.show itself ?ia the case of the other. Cob-b is a good hitter, so there must be some- thing in. that' system. I don't fol- low any particular method, though. It all depends on what the pitcher is. serving up. So far as I can see, -it is largely a question of wiether you outguess the pitcher or whether he outguesses you." For the past two months Lajoie has been hitting in the neighborhood of .435. TIE FOOTBALL MATCH Last evening's practice game be- tween the T. M. C. A. and the Brits resulted in a tie. It was an evenly contested conflict throughout, "and 1 to 1 marks the score. Alcock scored in the first half for the T. M. C. A., and Holberton evened up for the Brits in the last half.. Referee Pennant of North Lethbridge officiated. P. 0. Box 344. Phones: 628, Garage. 1262, Residence. GARAGE COSMANCO. Five stalls with lockers, etc. Rates reasonable. Cars washed, polished end delivered. 246 Westminster Road. ;