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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIPCE DAILY Monday, 'Aiigujst I ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOBEMOST WESTMINSTERS AGAIN BEAT RIVALS Vancouver Tied Score in Third Quarter but Failed in Last Session THREE OF WORLD'S MOST NOTED AUTO DRIVERS WHO WILL BE HERE TO RACE WEDNESDAY Tanconver, Aug. 10. Vancouver tame with a great challenge in the ihird quarter but New Westminster proved, that they had more in reserve vnd won the lacrosse game at Queen's j'arlv Saturday b} a score oi 6 to -1. Ul Che through it was a close contest but New Westminster descrv- rd the margin in their favor because in their extra speed and dash in the neighborhood of the net. .With the is- sues ol .the game banging on the last quarter, both teams summoned up Sbeir best energies and there were times for each oi the goal- ilonders. Clark, for Westminster in oj. nerve_tjngiing interest em-j tracks; Oldfield in an attempt to particular, scintilated in this period therBin Barnej- oidfield and' break the five-mile Canadian record pldfield, centre; Heinemann to right, Frltch to left, the three jeniatlonn drivers to try for record on Wednesday afternoon at the fair grounds There is a feast in store for the ex- lowing is the usual list of events itemeutrseekcr at the fair 'grounds Oldfield in an attempt to break the Vedncsday afternoon something with j Canadian mile record tor half-mile ior if he made one stop from Lalonde, lie made six and they were all dead en the-net. The same amount of energy was dis- played by all through the TIED THE SCORE .Vancouver tied the score, four all at tire end of the third quarter. Th second half ot the game was we! ahead of the first half in speed an accuracy. There had been too mud bad passing in the first half and play ers resorted more to the short snap py pass in. the last two quarters ant to quick evolutions in the dange area. Cummins took Pickering's place ani 'Phelan played instead 01 Matheson operating at first home. Crepe bands were worn by the team out of respect ior the memory of for mer Vancouver player Waldo Mathe son, who passed away yesterday. result practically clinches tin Minto Cup for' Westminster, which team has won seven out of ten games OUEAL DEFEATED BY WOODS Aug. a ten mile Inatch race over a four 2nd one-nail lap cinder track in Vailaburg sta diuni today, A. B. Woods, of England dateited Billy Queal, of Alexandra Ely N. T., by two laps. Pulley was the Hero of the Game Harry Pulley went up to Revel- itote lait week catch for the RevelHtoke team' agninst Roes- Imod. wu tha hero of the game. Rerelstoke was behind ihrcft runs in the seventh. Pulley came up, with two men on thp btgeft and' walloped out a homo run, tJeint-the score, 7 to 7. .The game enfed in the ninth, with the core the flame, darkness prevent. Ing any more playing. his two famous companions, AVild Bill Fritch and Lou Heinemann, will make their debut before the Leth- bcHge public in their racing cars, giv- ing a display sof sensational driving that only these three men are cap- able oi. The races are billed to com- mence at 4 o'clock. THE1 PROGRAM The program is hot ready to be au- BOUnced, but Orville A. Hurst, man- ager oi the Oldfield tour, stated to the Herai'd this morning that the fol- BASEBALL TO-NIGHT The Lethhridge ball team has nevec yet- failed to deliver the goods with a good, pitcher operating in the box. Tonight the renowned "Spud" Mur- ihy will perform- ior the locals in thwr tilt with Taber at the ball park nd with in the bos the loc- als ojn be depended upon to .do their hare to the furnishing of a good ex- .It is not a league fixture, ust an game in which bridgft will endeavor to humble be league, champion a as never before nd if the battle is not a tooth and ail affair the teams will be gravely iisappointcd. for half-mile tracks Ohlfield in a Christie, Heinemann in a Prince Hen- ry Benz in two-mile race Oldfield, Heinemann and FritcJi starting to- gether in five-mile event. Mr. Hurst is attempting to engage a trip of lo- cal motor cyclists to .give a race as an added feature to the program. MAKES NUMEROUS ATTEMPTS In the attempts to break the rec- ords, II OldficM fails the first time he tries it again'and again until he is sure further attempts would be fut-iie. It is altogether unlikely that he will break any records in his .first at- tempts, so there will be more than one exhibition in each raeord-breaking attempt. He feels out the track the first try or two then goes to it for dear life. Oldfield and Heinemana in the two-mile event make a prei-ty race, said pldfield's'managert'and pre- sents much to thrill the onlookers, but the trial nerve-tingler is the free- for-all, when the three dare-devils cut loose together in the fire-mile scorcher. This is the race; the. peo- ple w.ant to give the fence a wide berth and hie to the background. In fact, they are especially requested to keep away from the fences in each race. "There's where the people get said Mr.-Hurst. Oldfield has night deaths chalked .up against him in his career on the track, and they all have been.through people crowding the Jn the present tour only a single mishap has :been recorded against the trio ;oE speed merchants who appear here because careful warning has: been given for the spectators to-keep away'from the fences. .A TY COBB WAS STABBED IN BACK Syracuse, 'Aug. Colib. was attacked and stabbed in the back by three unknown men in Detroit early this morning while on his way to tho train which was to bring him and the team to this city for 1111 exhibition game this afternoon. Cobb's agility saved him from serious injury and possibly death. His injur- ies are slight. GAMES IN THE BIG LEAGUES National Now York defeated St. Louis, U to 2, with Tesroau In tlio box, Chicago awl Boston played a poor (ho Cubs wlnniug 11 to 10. Philadelphia rnn away -from Cincin- nati, taking tho game -by 10 to 2. The second game was close, tlio Phillies beating tlio Heds, 4. Curtis outpllcluul O'Tooie, and Brooklyn beat PUtstHirg, 7 to 5. EASTERN LACROSSE LEAGUE LEADERS FAILED SCORE SINGLE GOAL Capitals Defeated Cornwall by 3 to 0 and Have a Chance for the Cup Ottawa, Aug. took seventy minutes of the fastest and most exclt- ng lacrosse witnessed in Ottawa fQr many years to decide the Capital- Cornwall struggle In the National Jnlon at Lausdowne Park yesterday afternoon. The Capitals were event- ually winners and the final score was 3 to 0, thus giving the Ottawa club he distinction of being the only ones score a shut-out against the fac- ory town team this hut it as not. until ten minutes of the last quarter had been played that Lee ieauchanip, who had been in the game uet a short time, went by his check ,ud punctured the summary for the Irst time of the day, giving the Cap- :als a lead, that the Colts waited to After 'that .the Senators vere easily masters of the situation the visitors iu their anxiety to ven up the score, showed unusual the result that the apitais added two more via Lavallee nd-Dooley, winning the match and remaining in the running for the olman cup and the right to challenge 'ancouver or New Westminster for le Minto cup. The result leaves ornwall still at the top of the heap E the pioneer league, but the Capitals ow have a criance to tie them, a feat rbjch they can accomplish by will- ing their remaining games from ilp-n- real and Shamrocks and beating the ornwalls an their "own field t 'hence.- American Cleveland Took Four Cleveland, Aug. Cleveland made it foiir straight from New York today, winning 8 to 3. Cleveland scor- ed more runs than hits. Baker, semi- professional from Bridgeport, Conn., played third base for Cleveland. Athletics Coming Up Chicago, Aug. won both games of the double-header from Chicago today, by scores of 9 to G, and 2 to respectively. The first game was a batting bee, in 'which 'the visitors outhit the locals. The sec oml was a pitchers' battle. With Phil adelphia. runners on first and second Coombs filed to J. Collins, who threu to Johnson, catching Lord before ho could return to the base. Johnson then 'threw to Rath at first before Lapp could return, completing a beau< tlful triple play. WINNIPEG OARSMEN BRING BACK SPOILS OF VICTORIES AT PEORIA CarloaJ of Cups, Banners and Medals Won by the Western Oarsmen at International Regatta Aug. oarsmen I Intermediate sculler, .went into the Itamped Ihcviselves as America's test, cleaning up several oi the events at the International Regatta held here Friday and Saturday. The events won by the rapn from Canada M follows Senior Eights, Kouis, Doubles and Singles International Inter- mediate Singles and Doubles. In addition to this, they also won the Cup for the free-for-all lour.' As a result of this.great string of the Canadians carry back home with tfcem a "carload 'of cups, banners and medals. .There has been probably no such record ever es- tablished at an initial regatta as ikat made by the Wiiinipeggcrs, tor tioy onljr lost two events put of the for which thev were entered and of tacir can hardly lie as such, PbiKMy, thcif Shoot for the Palma Trophy at Rock- liffe Ranges Ottawa, 'Aug. prac- ftically certain that arrangements will he marie for a -''trophy rifle match between Canada and the Unit- ed Slates to .take place at Rockliffe rifle range's this year. Negotiations are going on now to this end between American and Canadian rifle men, the latter being represented by the Do- minion Rifle association. 'As the Palma trophy match takes only one day( it is likely that it will be arranged for shortly alter: the D. Ii. A. match this monla. All .the ex- champion, for filth place. Culver was other man Snapper to meet quarter mile senior dash to see what Pert shots of the Domftiion will be he could do against tlio big fellows.: gathered here at the time, whereas Ho made n creditable showing is a little difficult to get them to- that, tielng .Shepherd, the old senior Bother ior only ono day's shooting. EIGHT-MAN TEAM The team for'the Palma trophy con- defeat. As winner of the senior slti-sists pi eight members and these are gles he. entered the championship generally chosen irom the leading event and was beaten out by Butler, shots who have won out in the Dis- of-the Argonauts, after a hard race, ley aggregate at.the D. R. A. match. He showed his grit by 'going right The leading fifteen or twenty ol these out with Carruthers in the doubles shoot off for positions on the Palma and winning the event with ease. It .trophy team and the selection of tho certainly .was a great year for Cana-1 Canadian representative shots is fin- dlans. Butler alio carried the Union j ally made by a committee of the D. Jack across the line in front in twotR, A. executive. other races. The United .States tries only won one race Saturday and' f that was in, the double-oared four, in when ,un. which the New York 'Athletic (Jluh paddled over the course alone as the crew cntvxcd jhow eral taking place from He ot a farmer, named Parkes. It Ii vM to death. al- orqnt'os Played Rings Round Indiana 9 to 4 Toronto, Aug. Torontoa do- ated the .Tecumsehs at the'Island today, 91 to 4, but that score" gives little idea of. the; superiority ot. the boys in. blue over last year's cham- pions. The men, were not fast enough to keep them always interested in tbe matter in hand and consequently there were several adjournments while the players settled difficulties. It may be remarked in passing that the D. A. cannot exhibitions of this kind. The Torontos always seemed sure ol the outcome of the game, s.iiu apparently exerting., themselves they were steadily at work rolling up a safe score, notching points at regular iiv tervals. After playing tbe 'game on Ice, they tried out Spellen and Holmes to give them the experience which both require. Spellen .baa .speed and grit when he learns to use them. Wellington's Stellar Work St. Louis, Aug. Vy timely hitting and brilliant base-Tun- ning, won the final game of the series with St. Louis, 3 to 2. Dubuc Eleven Straight Detroit, Aug. Dubuc won his eleventh -straight game today, when Detroit defeated Boston, 4 to 2. Crawford's home run into -the right field bleachers in tile sixth 'Produced the winning tally. Louden, by band- ling seven chances without a slip, claimed the distinction of playing the entire long home series wblch closed today, without an error. International Montreal Won Both Jersey City, Aug. took iboth games of today's double- .header. Smith held the 'Skeeters to two hits In the first contest, 'while the Royals got three runs. The sec- ond game was called at the end of the fifth on account of rain, Montreal winning 7 to 0. -The'first game went to the Royals, 3 to 2.'. Divided Newark, Aug. and Ro- chester divided a double-header to- day. McGInnity held tho champW to-three hits in eight innings.of th first game, but' he retired to allov Smith to bat for him.. With prope support he would have shut Rochsste out. The locals toatted ovportunelj in the second game. DEFEATED TORONTO TACHBBY SLIGHT V MARGIN THRILLING RACE AT WATER CARNIVAL AT CHICAGO SATURDAY Chicago, 'Aug. honors in the scries of yacht raws between .Hie United States'and Canada wa- ter' carnival anil inllltja review .went to tho United Stales today. in.a thrilling raee., the Michicago, Jlyiiig tile colors of the Chicago Yacht Club, defeated the 1'atricia, the :epresffntative of Canada, Hashing ov- er tlio finish 'three lengths ahead of ;iie' Canadian .challenger, -lust twen- ty-two seconds' {hue separated the two thirty-foot sloops at the finish. The oJUcini time over the ten and three-quarter mile 'course was The race was spirited from (lie start. The yachts never were more than a second apart. Rain fell continually during the, struggle and at times both yachts were obscured in the storm. MARATHON SWIM The race was followed by the an- nual Chicago river swim. Thousands of persons lined the banks LETHBHIDGE MARKETS Local market quciuions loduy re- m'uln unchanged. Fur sometime pant rht) grain prices have cuuBod to move oithov ontf way or thla bo- lug duo lo crop von lltloiiB throughout tlio country, strlcily fresh oggs are t difficult obUIn at No. 1 Northern.. somowhi out. If) 0 4. ..J.. of- the river .in a lo witness the struggle, which was wou by William Vosberg, of the Univer- sity of Illinois. W. F. Memam, of the Illinois A. C., was second, and W. F. Kaiser, representing the Mis- souri Athletic Club ot St. Louis, third. SAVED FROM DROWNING Police following the contestants boats rescued three of the swimmers from .drowning. A woman said to be a professional swimmer, leaped into tbe river from the Dearborn street bridge to aid a contestant whom she said she thought 16 be drowning: The .JO.S6 0.82 0.77: ..0.61 0.48 0.77 0.75 0.73 0.01, 0.4G' 21.00; 28.00 2G.OO 27.00' No. 2 Norlhoni No. 3 Northern No. 4........ No. No. 1 Alborla Hod ri. No. 2 Alberta lied L No. 3 Alberta Red No. 4. Alberta Hedt.. No. ii Alberta Red .j. Bran, per Ion .1-.. Shorts, per ton Oats, per ton, sacked Outs Vegetables; Potatoes, per ton .I....J______ _____ Ntw per' Ib. Beets, per.It. 'i.f.. 0.03 Ib. 0.03 Onions, per Ib Turnips, per Ib. 0.02 Butter and Dairy butler ___i............... 0.28 0.30 0.10 0.05 10.DO Creamery .butter Eggs, fresh .....4..... Cattle on the Cows, dressed, par pound Steers, per pound.'...... dressed, jaier Ib. Dressed, per cwtj contestant proved her husband, also a professional swimmer. There was considerable excitement over the incident until the crowd learned that the two were'exhibitors at an-amuse- ment .park. Best Against Alberta Cricket Club Was No Market; at Winnipeg Winnipeg, Aug. Is civic holiday here and all places of business, including the local grain ex- change, stock exichange, banks and stores are closed, A heavy thunder- shower passed over the' city during the forenoon dreiiching many hund- dreds in the various parks but later it cleared up. CHfCMSO MARKETS Chicago, Aug. Dr, SHAMROCKS TRIED HARD In an Attempt to Escape Tail-End Pos- Ition Montreal, Aug. defeat- ed the Shamrocks by 6 to 4 yesterday afternoon and though it was alow lacrosse, it proved interesting to the end, for the Irish were coming-fast looked for a while in the sec- one half as if the "winged wheelers" might not be able to ensure their es- caping the cellar position. The game was often delayed by minor injuries to players ;and proved rougher than previous encounters. Frankie Hogan and Altman were each retired and received the major penalty for 'tripping, 'while received a cut on the head, the guilty party escaping. J. Hognn hurt hla arm in the second quarter and for a time Montreal was without either of the famous brothers, but he was able to resume in the last period and scored twice for the'winners. Toronto Hits Timely Toronto, Aug. defeat ed Jersey City, 4 -to 1. The Jilts we're even, but Toronto's were more timely Bltont Won .Buffalo, Aug. outpitch ed-Vickers today, and the Bisons took the by 4 to 1. Association Columbus 3, Kansas City 2, Columbus 13, Kansas. City 8. Milwaukee 5, Louisville l: Louisville4, Milwaukee 2. Indianapolis 5, Minneapolis 4. NATIONALS ALL THE WAY Gave Irish-Canadians Terrific Beating Saturday f Montreal, Aug. Nationals administered an .unmerciful whipping to. the Irish-Canadians today on the 5ast End grounds, whitewashing Ken- nedy's boys score of 12 to 0. t had been thought the the speed of ho Nationals would be neutralized by conditions of the field, which was little letter than a quagmire after throe lays' rain, hut the French Canadians tept their feet in remarkable fMhion and had their opponent! mercy. Northwestern Victoria C, Vancouver 3. Vancouver 2, Victoria 0. Spokane Seattle 8. Tacoma 6, Portland 1. SUNDAY GAMES Vancouver 4, Victoria 0. Spokane 5, Seattle 2. Seattle fi, Spokane 1, 7, Tacoma 4. Portland 7, Tacoma 4. LANGFORD AND JEANETTE To Mix at Los Has Offer from Mclntoih New Aug. McKet- trick, manager for Joe Jeanette, the new claimant for the heavyweight title announced tonight that he 'had re- firaed an offer of from Hugh Mclntosh'for the champion to go to Australia to fight. McKettrlck aaid he had signed Jeanette to flghl Sam Langford In Los Angeles' and more- over ho did not want his man to absent himself from the United States for so long a trip. He said Jeanette was ready to meet Tommy Burns or any other -white 'aw Aug. 11. The Western Ca- ipurnament came to cloae'ou Saturday. Alberta drew with Manitoba. The Alberta team declar- ed ait the sixth wicket tor 330 runs. When stumps. were drawn for the day, Manitoba had only, lost four of their wickets foY 202. played a beautiful inning for 302 runs, Cal- gary 'easily defeated Saskatchewan by total score for Sas- katchewan being 137 all but. Calgary had nlade 189 runsifor the loas of. .sev- en wickers when stumps were drawn. Good Cricket The tournament lias been a success all the and the" cricketers have enjoyed glorious weather with ex- ception of Monday. By the number of centuries scored during the week it has shown what 'splendid cricketers took part in tn'e ipurnament. The Alberta team today were presented with the pingwnll trophy. They were easily the best team and succeeded in playing all week without a defeat. Manitoba was not strong enough in 'the bowling, and Saskatchewan' 'was also very weak in this respect. Cal- gary has a good team, and thorough- ly deseryed to take second place. Summary: P. W.L. D.P. Alberta 5 015 Calgary 63211 Manitoba J. 6 2 2-3 0 Saskatchewan B 0 0 0 for large yiekls fioin the fields, cvld-' enced by the government crop report, supplemented by private reports of a. similar nature, hq d a depressing ef- foct 'today on ;ie price oE wheat. The outlook for modeitaitely -warm weather and generally lighit'precipitatious over the Central rwith gMd weather conditions in the Canadian Northwest, also 'worked against an advance. Buy- ing was limited ofli 'fair offerings. Op- ening prices weiteJ a shade high-er to lower. .December started at- 81% to to a sf'iade higher to M@ lower, and saoijt steadying at Demand from bouses was evi- dent in the oats pifc. Opening figures were froni a ahadei to 'ty higher. De- cember opened a; shade to higher at" 32% to and lell off to BIRKENHEAD MARKET Liverpool. Aug. liH John Rogers Co. cable thut tile Eirkenhead market today was El-earty, though slow, anil Saturday's quotatiiius remain un- changed: cents per THERE'S SOME HASTE necessary If you want our. Elite Special cigare. They are so well liked that they arc going with rush. Better buy now if you de- sire to get a cig- ar that suits your, taste and pocket can't tell how long they'll last. Vnything- you're likely to call for in he tobacco line and utensils for us- ng it pipes, especially. Elite Cigar Store PHONE 1318 NOTICE Ml Pcrla and Alberta Pjnttela Cigars are made la Lethbrldgo, from the faesl Imported leaf tohacco, by Union men. We do not yon to smoke theac cigars because they are made Lcthbridgc, but try; them for that reason and bo con- vlnced of their, good qualities. Sold by air leading hotels and cigar stores. DICKER WHEATCROFT Manufacturers Avi. Phone 1759 Watch ua make them the fair pound for Canadian 'kteers. I MOUNTED COLICI6MAN A COWARD Moose Jaw, Aug. .Mounted Police had a hnrry-upi call on Satur- day night from Buffalo Lake, where a 'Uian of tbe woods, [burned Wallace, had shut himself in an', outhouse the hotel, alter beatiiq; up the pro- prietor John Banks, iiy a murderous Wallace had ij.rmed himself with a two-barrelled Alter getting place, EJsrgeant King alone approached the (house where Wallace was in and having all lights put out, thrqvv open tho floor. Wallace appeared j.vltti- hlo gun and was covered by the :1 ergeant. He refused to surrender, and jvhile lifting Ills weapon, received a rt rap over the knuckles with 'the butli end ot the sergeant's revolver. A niggle en- sued and Wallace was eventually handcuffed. i It appears that feud ha, s existed between the .hotel man anil' Wallace since spring, when the latMr was ev- icted from a shack he oofllipied all win'ter. Since then he has beon liv- ing in the woods, and has la Ro'bin- sou CTUSOC appearance. Tt is the second time he has assault! II Banks, who lies in a serious atate the ,rtf- suit of Saturday's savage at AQUATIC CLUB GETS CAi A car load of canoes and ar- rived this mornlng'for R. agent ior the Pete'rbqro. Canfie Co., and were. all disposed Of In 11 short time to members of the hew .l.quatic club recently formed. This will-make a good addition to the equipment now on ha-ad mid will greatly tho races which the clubs holds Wednesday night. Bruce Rldpatii; the famous, trick ciinoeists, arrived in the city '.Satur- day oil a visit to his brother, i T. C. lildpath, and will give an exhibition next Wednesday night in connection with -the Aquatic club'a regatta. This will be well worth seeing as Hid- path has demonstrated his ablliily be- fore the late King Edward and ill con- sidered one of Canada's best ;