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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta August 12th, 101.1 TUB LETiflMaDGK JMJLY HKHALD Football The for the IWiinuU Shield, I attention as a result at I lie good old (tamo in this city. emliloimiliu of the Championship of the Province ill Aliierla, has tain ma'ie. ait'l Ijfilhbridge emerges with a holnr. garni.1. Tim loam drawn to visit Us is one that I.ethbridge is al- And nmv, just a word about tlic Fund. The Shield was j PHILLIES ARE AFTER BIG LARHY M'LEAN giftil to see, and there is no 'donated by Mr. H. A. Wright for tlio clrtulll that tho visit or the Calgnry purpose of providing a fiiml, v which Callics will pn.vi- n great atttaclion. could he used for the di-traylng of Thermic tins to be plnyed the of any player hurt 1 'on the foolhall- field. 30th of the present month, so thill. IV was the in- the team to mc6L them has to gel at first In endow' a bed, but move on, and not be caught illllK'ssiblt! account o[ As winners of thn City League, the lllc ll'Kh. L'OKtr of Cuiiies hnve the honor of represent- ing1 LrthbrKigc, and there is Ill-tin doii.it that they their utmost, to Innil Ihc victnry for tins city. In all probability they will use a num- ber, of the players of other teams Sir the city, so long as they hcon registered, and if they put out the Lei me just word to every person who reads tliese ihe hind needs your .support. Tlie boys pot out night af- ter niglil lo pii't "lip games, and run heavy risks at times, for your bene- fit. cotii.se, it is admitted tliat lltev like ;i and now are you to pack tlic grandstand far Ihirsc Charity strongest team that the citv can lo lip' tlicV will get the hearty .support work, (bo Executive is A long pull, of nil interi'sted, hud there are many. to he In the. event of our beating the ci-le .bruteti Cnlgary eleven (and there is no doubt it can be done if the icam s practise together) Lclhluidgc will have to meet Edmonton ur Mod Peer. However! we'll take onc at a tinie, get the first onc over and pro- perly, taken care of, and there will be no fear of 1he others. The Sons of Unhand played the What's the matter with the Oallies gctilne their team picked right .H-hi matches will be well away, and then nsk the S.O.K.. as -i'bc Sons were the win- runners up, to pick a team to give! m Ernuc of lo Iovc> them we should see some game, gate, too and ii pull togi'lhrr is u-hat counts. The Haulers RO lo Orassy Lake on Tuesday, and the Hovers play JVIac- Ifod. Thi'fie are the last two games j in liic South Alhrrta .Schedule, if we i oxcppt tin; Rangers-Rovers that has phiypd over Tlie Philadelphia Nationals nnxloUs tv iccure Larry" McLean, the urea I cntchor of the Clmlnnntl lleds but here seems to bo Hide bope or (lit-m gettiiip him. I !m hi PW Il2 will no doi.bt b YANKEE PUGS FOND OF CORRI ENGLISH REFEREE RESPECTED A3 THIRD MAN IN BOUTS ACROSS THE POND To the American fighter Vaulting Injjliind there Is no uiun bettor known nor more highly regarded than Ku- gene Coi'ri, stock-broker, ninn-about- town, and boxing referee. With a few- he has officiated In nil tho big Anglo-American contests held in In recent years, and has earn- led "a reputation for fairness, honesty [and courage unequalled the world ov- er. Oorri is n sportsman pure and sim- ple, will, a great love of the fighting game. Kor his work in the ring he accepts no money, pays' bis own ex- penses, however largo they may be. When he went to Paris to referee the McVey-Ljuigford fight, besides the con pie of. days' absence from his business, bo must, have been around out of pocket. Ccrri Spender iie is a lavish spender, and lias gone out of bis way to entertain in princely fanhiou practically every prominent nnn es u e e Is too iluibli. i pluer for the Jleds 10 let go. 'Ameiican fighter during his time, and lu BtnjffBlo him. he Ims helped coiuiderah y to remove BB Qossip Pltimbrrs n friendly match on Satur- day night last, 'anil' the fact that ihcre was a good crowd out goes to show ibnt if good punes are put up and some a fame. I have a notion UmtjTIlcn! ;vas onc goa, coinjng to t.h'o Plumbers, McKay, who was the S.O.K., like it, so Holbertpn's great run came to naught, but McKay, got a badly There ifi quite n lot of talk again about, another International. It's a pood idea, but let's have something more than tlie talk. I have no doubt that" they-arc the best games that can be put on In this city, and judg- ing from Good, Friday's game, neither team had had a match, we should see a struggle, well worth whllo. sp i'ji i tied ankle, which treatment needed medical The most, important game of week the District League g the between the Rangers and the Rovers. 'This a replayed game, but dark- ness and min intervened again, and the game was again called before time. While it lasted it was a good famous Corinthians are on their tour through the there seems some question as to whe- ther ft is going to be a victorious Chicago, fans who saw Wolgnst defeat Mordn so ii.inilily believe that the lightwuight champion will surely win from -McFarlaml in long bont. They are not so confident about tho ten-round affair at Mil- waukee, as they realize that Packy has a particularly clever defence and they think that the ten round din- nee is too short to give the cham- pion a real chance to get In his work. io much, talk is heard aibout McFar- land's cleverness, that we sometimes led to believe that Wolgast Is nothing but a slambang fighter, but this is not the case. Wolgast has a style all his own and no lightweight as yet has been able to guard off his. terribly' punishing body blows. In ad- dition to this WoJgast guards his jaw perfectly and up to datOiiione of them have been able to hand him effective punishment. Johnson might just as well get out after the money in exhibition work, for it looks now as if he would grow old with the heavyweight title on his hands. Of all the white hopes her-' game, although inclined to be a fevv months ago, not one has The Hovers went at it in great style, developed at all and Landlord is the anil it was not long before they had 'only, heavy weight in the business beaten Mad n tyre. The Rangers came wlio is accorded even a a back" quiclc, however, and a gnat xvas long fight with the Texan. one. They bad no difficulty in disnos soon notched, but was not allowed- Is s6 short in stature, however, and ing of Ontario, and the" celebrated I "fl-Side. The Hovers pressed hard dur- so much .less than Johnson Hamilton eleven bit the dust, (he j U.e majority of the first half, "Is i J rlns cvltics visitors doubling the score, but All 'land i dmnci-s lontal goon to them at Toronto wero a bit too good, ami Iho with a score ol 1-0. In tin-. ttot. Langford might solve the defence travellers did -some dust lilting, too. hall Ilin Hangers cxerteil lof the Of .Teffrle'i. Laiig- The chances arc that those three themselves, and were successful i" 'ford has the punch and is very clever, teams had the easiest end of it, for putting on a couple of goals, leading hut is a little man in the ring. I tho Corinthians will not be at full 2-1 when the game Was called. The Fiuslmmons is monkeying around In Rovers should have made a better the "hone" business and lias two pi THEM Will it Follow OTooh to Pittsburg Seldom Fails to Intrude PlttsburE, Aug. bnsebal funs are'wondering IT .Marly OTooli the red headed spit ball wonder o St. Paill, ;for whom Dreyfus liaid BOO, will be followed by the Jinx wiiiel lias been present with other hgh-prlc ed They point to "Rube" Marcniard 'Rube" Benton of Cincinnati. "Lefty' lluasell of the PhllRdelphia Athletics and "Len'a" Blackburn, the the Chicago Sol. While the price paid for OToole is the high'eit ever recorded, consider able mpiiey 'has changed hands foi each of the men mentioned :ind none of them-, lave, so far, brought back their money In inn league managers xmless it .be through advertising. The psychological effect of all of the limelight on a hall player Is bad mill if he does not make good in fast company immediately ho is put clown by the fans as a dub, he becomes dis couraged and so IOBOB his grip which he held before the purchase. strength :uiti) they meet Montreal. T.iirut.-Gov. Gibson's gold medals T.-L-rc evidently meant to stay lult >vore lamentably weak cast. I wonder whether we have i shooting. benefactor who will nu'cr medals for the first team in the west to beat them. Retting tha Lethbridgc team in shape. Ts it lo be'left until the day before the visitors arrive, and so get caught In the usual practise to- gether Far better than that would he the playing of an International and let the winners tnkc on the tour- ists. showing, however, for they had tite three youngsters on the string, but 'doesn't seem to he getting anywhere I with them. So there is no big: puree tin sight for Johnson, so Car ;is a eliam Inlonahlp fight zoos, and thus he is I be. Overseas and the Sons of in taking to the other end of Ir.nd played a very interesting game gamo. KU will gel inonoy-si! j before a good crmvd on Thursday while and a fight thrown iii oc jcning, His? result, being 2-0 in favor of 'casionally will be just to hia "liking-, the .Sons of England, Holberton the scoriiuj; I Knockout Brown, who had the good T -h -f to meet the champion when he Don't forget the Charity matches, (was just, returning to the ring from Ibis period of rest and 'recreation, is strong in bis claim? for a match, -but The team will journey to not get. one for some time, as ilMnclier Creek on .Saturday next, ac- ithe Michigan boy now lias many dates companying liic Society's trip to that !in sight. He will meet McFarlaml In i place for the purpose of conferring a I degree of the Lodge there. Pincber i Creek has been practically dead to I.Milwaukee and is then booked to s to terms is evidently in tlic way. lsomc mcilt Th hard, and arc look in arc Practising forcccl lo mlt fo, forward to There is likely to be trouble in Cal- gary 'over tlie People's Shield. The trustees have the idra tliat in view of team's tour, the cham- pionship games Will not be played Ibis year, and arc asking the holders Hillhurst, to cough up the silver- ware. 'We can sec Hillhurst doing it, perhaps not. ing (he S.O.IO. a lianl iS "'m'S run. n tho A big uflcr- So the draw for the Chnr- Ity 'Shield has been made for the third season. The Foresters have en- tere.l the [ray, and are drawn to meet ihe Overseas on Thursday next.. It is to he hoped they will have no difficulty n team, for it seems thnt these two teams could T1IK MAX Uhlan Equaled Record Uhlnn, Ihe' chnmpfon trotter, owned by C. K'. G. Hillings, of New York, I any chance at tlin title. In Hie east. Brown is considered quite a fighter by n, few of them, but here in the west he is'con- sidered more of ;i joke than a cham- pionship possibility. Me is a wild slugger, who gets in his work once in a while, but be lias done nothing to consideration as a possible [opponent for Vvolgast in a long bout BERT KEELEY, HURT IN WRECK SUES RAILROAD FOR Chicago Boy, Pitcher for Omaha, De- mands Reimbursement for Lost M Playing Ability Due to Injuries Omaha, Noli., Aug. by doc- tors that be will never again be able to piny ball. Berl Keeley, of Chicago, injured In the Indlnnola wreck, lias brought suit against the Burlington railroad for damages. Keeley has just left his birth when the col- lision occurred and was hurled the length of the car sustaining what be thought was a sore right shoulder. Nutty Stuff tf he laid in the Oldflelfl all Knight where would f'hervolct If a sailor is a sundog, is an avia- tor a wanted to Lake my pic- ture today. ynn lei him 1 answered in the nega- tive. ncrostcd ihc. stranger in flint manner which bespoke long prac- tice. And Ihc stranger slopped isleu- Am nji 10 Brown to so out and. win few fights with some of the tough equalled the world's trotting iccord to ones in long contests before ehnlteng wagon at the North Kamlall track, Cleveland, lust Tuesday, slopping the mile in 2.00 flat. Conditions that were not exactly fa- vorablo prevented his breaking tho ing for the championship. Fight promoters this winter should do something to clear up the situation iccord established by Lou Dillon atiin the welterweight division. Nobody Mom phi s, Tenn on Oct. 88, 1903, when j knows who the .champion is and as she did the mile In similar time. The! many 'he lightweights are running trick was not as fnst and a fitful j Into the H2-ponnd class now it might not bo a had idea to get them all put on ;t good ga The Callies breeze also tended to hamper him. Hillings drove the gelding. When he steered his charge past the three- quarter pole in 1.30, the immense crowd present felt sure that a record would be made for Uhlan has been noted for his finishing strength. How- ever, he faltered slightly on the stretch and when the judgci after a compari- son of watches, finally announced tho time, II was found that ho had fr.Iled in jhlg fiMcmpt to lower the record, The quarter was timed 29 1-4, will hn seen out again, and will have for their opponents the Sons of Eng- land. Friday, the 2.5th, is the date flxcrt, and the City Executive have wisely decided to have a referee from outside, and so avoid any question of biased decisions. The two clubs in- terested havu shown their desire for lnfl-rig.il kind of a deal, and art-, beariiii; thi: expenses tbemsnlvcs, so as not. to affect Ihr receipts for Ihc j immediately following'the conclusion; will probably be no trouble on that .Benefit of men unlucky enough lolof 'esulai' proyrammu. luill Uie Coliseum? matched up. in an elimination con- test. The Dixie Kid claims the title, Hilly Papke. the middleweight cham- pion has accepted terms to meet Cy- clone Johihiy Thompson before the West Side Athletic Club of NV.v Or- loans nexl fall in a twenty round con test for .the championship of the wor- ld. Fapkc stipulates, however, that Thompson must put. a side bel, b.yt .does nnt the amount. Tha Cly- Uio half at 3-4, and the three Iina announced his will- at, 1.30. The attempt was to make ddo wager so thnre to what he heard If the -slU'ftcar was speeding, would )c Wolf When lie recov- ered hit: equilibrium, he discovered FhillJ, the smootli-tongned person had dis- tho impression with which they come over that England turns a, cold should er to American fighters, and that Eng- lishmen are poor sports. He was un- doubtedly Jimmy Brill's closest friend on this side of the water, and was largely responsible for the Callfor- nian's success in breaking into certain exclusive circles in London. Friend of Britt It was while Britt was training for that fight that, bis friendship with Corn began. Coi'ri had the courage to visit Britt at lifs training quarters previous no the fight, a thing that had never been done before in England by a referee. As a consequence it is now recognized here'that u referee can be friendly with tlie boxers without lay- ing himself open to the suspicion of crookedness. Refereei Inside the Ring Corn sayg it is possible to watch the men and the blows much better in the ring than from the seat at the side. Also with the introduction of the Am- erican style oC infighting into Eng- land; the men do not break at the mere word of command, as was the case Borne years ago. Furthermore, the American 'boxer has not the respect Tor the referee that the English boxer has, and force is often necessary lo keep the men from falling asleep in clinches. are adjust themselves to the neck, sit close, and tie slides easily. They Fit 4 for 50c. CHOICE SELECTIONS FROM THE DIAMOND Some of the American League man- agers think that the conch lines should he farther away from the base lines and the proposition has been put to President Ban Johnson. SoiX'rlis, team was WORLD'S RECORD BY TORONTO MAN lEO. GOULpING WALKED FROM SCRATCH IN 2 MILE RACE IN 13.02. George Gould Ing was once more the sensation of an athletic meet last week at the Island Stadium, Toronto, broke the world's record for miles, doing the distance in lit.02 !-5, which is just nine second's .under the 'world's record made by C. B. Lar- ner, on July 13, 1904. Gouuling start- ed from the scratch as usual and was apped by several of ihe walkers be- 'ore his time was up. It was raining ill the time ihc race was going on UK! the conditions wero hardly fa- ,-orable for record-breaking, but Gquld- ng went right out, from the crack of he gun and hit up a terrific paee, "uuing down three or four of the :r entries before he had gone hah" ft lap. Bonhag Wins Bonhag. the famous American crack, ieat Tressidor and Tart in the two nile run. Tressider finished second. ?fght started. Morton Beat Andrews The mile bicycle race furnished a ;reat finish, when "Doc" Morton, who vas riding in front with Wall. An- rows at his shoulder, on the last quar- or cut loose with a sprint, as they, roko into tlie back stretch and pull-, d away from the crowd with the! peed of an express train. Andrews I the nit after him as hard as he could Wells eda] but, It looked like too much i'en for tlie big fellow, when "hing" it, could be heard away across tli ic-ld) Andrews' back tire was gone, nd the race was all Morton's. "It was peculiar thafc Fred Clarke should be the first man I evnr hit on the head with a pitched says 'Slim" Sallcc, "for Fred is one of Ihc host men in the minors in get- Ling away from a wild.pitch." "Peggy Remis, of the Newark Cen- iral League Club, recently shut out the Terrc Haute team without a hit. Only onc man reached first, on a ha.se on halls. A double play cut him off at second, Be mis did not strike out 11 man. Mere is a solution for the problem of profane hall players Manager of the- arrested a policeman for indulging, in talk that stamped him as anything but a gentleman. A jail sentence iti such cases might do in ore good than suspension and fining by the president of the league. The one-hit game pitched by Wood, of i.hc IlosUui Red Sox, against the St.. Louis Browns was the fourth this season in the majors. The others to accomplish the feat are Moore and Frommp in the National, and Coombs (he American. It was against St. Louis also that Coombs twirled his lone safety battle. Columbus players say that Pitcher Robertson, the discarded Pirate with miianapolis, has the best "nothing ball" in captivity and cannot under- stand how he gets by with it. Yefc he trims them every time he them. A staff of these pitchers who "haven't got a thing" would ]ust about win a pennant for any clubi Manager Fred Clarke, of the Pitts- burg Pirates, had the unique distinct tion of rfeailing his own obituatri Some over-zealous press agent sent out the story by wire from Pittshtlrfc and a Cleveland paper got out an en tra on the sad announcement, stating that as a result ot being hit.on head by a pitched I..M1 he Billy Murray, former manager of the Phillies, and now scouting.lor'the Pittsburg team, has the record hard- luck talc of the baseball season to date. Murray travelled 400 miles and after a most uncomfortable journey arrived at the town where he was to look over a promising player, only to find that the team had been transfer- red to another city the day, before? Nothing spoils a young player more than the Jeers and conversa- tions of the fans. The case may be illustrated by the experience at Plttaburg, who hag ever played fir it baae tell you that there IB no chance .o do good work at the itation. Every ittle bad play, comes In for and which, hrow the beat player off MB game. -Nealson played there and was a fine example of a first Backer le couldn't utand the gaff. Then Abstein waa absolutely ruined an a first baseman and the aame prov- ed true of Flynn last neaion. This latter fellow tatting and fielding fiend on the' road, but he struck Forbes' Field he went o pieces under the galling criticism of the enlightened rowdies In the Wolgast or McFarland Will Meet Wells npneaml. .So has his Tlie attorney complained to tin; court thaf some one had walked off U'ilii his coat. "That's said his honor. suits arc lost day." here every Xeal Hall stepped to the plate amid HERE'S PLEASING MODESTY Young Outfielder Willing to Pacs on Some of the Credit l-brry the Phillies' star young outfielder, is a modest yotui uhap.Tmnl in discussing the pennant winning of the South Uend club in the Central league last season, said that, it was laughable for thy scribes to say that he was mainly respons- ible for the triumph. The youngs tor Imnded out an inter- esting line of dope on that team and the roar oi the populace. Tic knocked FayS look at the fellows wo the pellet hich into (he, air. Most Ont tbcn-. It was as good a min everybody thought it was a fly. nutjor league club as there was in the country. Anybody i.s foolish to "say that I caused the pennant winning. "Why, where would Carey, the out fielder; McCarthy, the infielder, who nro with the Pirates, and all the other fellows who got into the nig league from tliat club come in. Every one on the team was in tim game all the time, and no individual did more (ban another." "Wclkv" is most popular with the other members of that team, and sini after it landed tlie umpire declared it I was a hum. Just as tlie grocer was about to garnishc his pay for ihc peck of gar- lic he bought last week, he turned to ifs boss with tears in his Inmps, sobbed make a p they cantrlopo. "If an apple and a pencil there any reason why When ruM le notch and HackenKciiniKit for the world's uhainpionslhp ply hern DSP. Harry always gives the other all the credit. The winner of the Wolgast-McFar- laml scrap at Milwaukee (on Scn.t. 15 will be rewarded with a hattlo v ith English lightweight champi'on, Wells had a chance to fight 1'ticky McKarland at .TiluM'i'nec late in August before ihu club, hut liis own stubbornness rtr that of his manager, George McDon- ald, was mainly responsible for the dropping of the fight. Wells "ill have to make 133 at 3 o'clock ror the scrap, but, as he repeatedly staled that he, can make that jiounhge, it is not expected- that there v'iM lie very much difficulty in Hie maich. Gunboat Sroilh, the const Itipvy- wciglit, and Kid McCoy nave r-rac- lically been matched for 'Frisco for an early date. This contest will mark the debut of the famous ring artist under the management- of Danny Morgan. The bout will only four rounds, and will be nature of a test, of McCor.'s ability to "rome He has ing for two is dovn to 190 pounds. Frank Klaus, the hard hitting Pitti burp; middleweight, has signed a Con- tract io fight for Tom O'Day, the manager of the Metropolitan Athletic Club of 'Frisco, Labor Day. Papke expected to arrive in New o-YbrV' shortly when O'pay feels confident that he will lie able to induce him to agree to meet Klaus for twenty rounds in a battle fur the world's middleweight championihip Day. Cincinnati Cast-offs Always Make Good It goes flthout saying that in making a play for the -pennant St. Loull hit more than one Cincinnati. caat-off. The Reds dlicarded Sam Crtwiord, tud Crawford Immediately helved Detroit win three pennants. The Redi discarded Dooln ttd Sey- our, who helped the Glanta win In 805. The discarded Overall uml Sllenfeldt to the Cub machine and (hat lub won alimnt without a hreak. The Reds sent T.obert and Packert to the Phillies and they took the lead n the race. Not overlooking the fad that the Reds sent HugglnH, Mowrcy and C-akes to St. Louli uil you know what the Cardinala have teen dolnf of lite. They thought over In Redland tint Miller HuMlni. the midget aacker wu all through. Today Brenihan might him tor the entire Cincinnati club, but H'l a matter of doubt. Mr.-Hnggfni'Isn't overly but what there li of him la all there ai t hall player. He lan't atttlDg the cir- cuit on fire, either, M a butsnuui or an inflelrlcr, but In the meantime Mr. Muggins Is playing baielMll In ill III Juit the He la one of the main cogl In the Breanahan Die hardest man In the league to pitch to and ii one of the moat peppery athletes ID either league. ;