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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETIIBMDCE HERALD Friday, i 'August 1012 ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTt CALLIES AND OVERSEAS PLAY EXCITING DRAW Stellar Exhibition of Football Marks Final for Scot1 Each Scored Goal Called Short on Account of Darkness THE FAIR RACES WILL BE EXTRA SPECIAL Everything Well Organ izecl and Improvements Have Been Made The Scott Cup final at the ball .paik last 'evening between tie Callies and the-Overseas resulted in a draw or one each. Referee Gurr called the with 15 minutes to go on account oE darkness. There was an attendance of over four hundred soc- cer enthusiasts, many of whom were there ready with all- kinds at money to bsek their pets. There 'was con- siderable speculation as to what line up the Callies lyould present, but all the dark horse-talk got its quietus tat teams appeared on tne field. The Calces full strength and. had' to enlist tlie services of a couple of- Intermediates: The Game Und'er.. a threatening sky the-Over- seas won the toes-and the Callies kicked off amid much excitement. H at once evident that there would little scoring as the defence of hoth teams appeared finely trimmed for strenuous action. im mediately made an onslaught on the Overseas goal, and to nelp tbem along Secretary McLaughlia; came to their aid-.with an improvised, .megaphonr thTOOth which he urged hia; pets ou The Overseas were having: a warm time of it and Sumner was called up- on to 'clear his lines from a corner hick, Subsequently the Overseas rac sd towards the Callies goal, but East on relieved the tension by kicking In to touch. Tha Callies Bettled'down to a really beautiful passing game -which had the Overseas mystified. O'ne team depended on its weight and rushing tactics while the other played clever least that is the impres- sion of those who profess to know the game. The gome 'was a tight one and -no mistake, and both teams ;wasted little time in trying for opening! .Brennan of the Seas with .chance to score shot high; over" the and the Gallic supporters heaved n welcome sign of The Over- seas had the advantage of; at their backs, but it did "not.seem to help them very much. The Callie forward line got down on Sumner af- ter some effective football and it was only, by sheer good luck Seas defence kept the little ftlJows .out. Some minutes later the Seas got in front of-their opponent's goal-aid had Joyce's foot a little surer the Callies would surely have had a score registered against them. Half time 'arrived with no score and took a brief rest. toll Of Excitement The resumption of the closing per- iod, looked bad for the Calliea for a time as John Bwton had hurt his in a nasty fail, coming in contact with in the first half. Jpnn WM suffering quite a bit but he would Dot quit and catae ,on again- to the aid of bis team matei, whereupon the cwwd applauded htai warmly. fThe backers of tooth' teams began to get ft4fftftt? as McIlvAna and young Uning both had a shot at Sumner, while to add fuel to the flames Ten- nant tested- the goalkeeper with screamer which soaring over the bar. A against the SORB proTej irhlle a second one iurBOd the trick as Bill White tuted the ball and fast towards SiNDaer, the 'ball just missing the harea 'by Calllii Danjsrous Always The appeared on their play to be cloTerer of the two, and the Seas were naTJng a hard time of it holding them In The game played by the OTtneas was Juit ef- fective nnough to snillify any attempt on the part of the Callies to score. Clemenson of the got dan- gflroiutr close to and it al- most looked as if he would the blood, but it did not materialize. Vhe- supporters of both teams were get- ting uneasy when in the twinkling of an eye tae Overseas from a deter- mined on the Callies goal scor- ed ths first goal of the match through Parker in which Thornton and Joyce had a hand.. The crowd cheered ItseK" hoarse, but a few minutes later pan- dsmontum broke loose when Gleu of the Callies from far out beat Sumner with, one of the prettiest goals of the season. The, CalHe supporters roae to their feet and yelled like wild men. Referee Calls Game Rain now began to fall heavily and with darkness setting in fast, play became almost impossible with the result that Referee Gu-rr called the game with some fifteen minutes to play. Tha decision "was a" fair one and both teams left the field with the score standing: Callies 1 goal; Over- seas 1 goal. The Teams The teams Uned up as follows: Bannerinan and Eaaton; Glenn, White and Clark; Kiiifcht, Linning, Cleinentson, Tennant and McJIurtrie. Patterson 4and Home; CauldweU, Mullen and Halker- ston; SImmf Thomson, Brennan, Par- ker and Joyce. Gurr. Callies, R. Tennant, for Overseas, G. Mohbull. Replay Will Be Hummer The result of last night's game of course necessitates a replay and this should draw a record crowd to the ball park. It might be a good to arrange.the game some evening next week when the exhibition, is ou. Play should be called In future at in order to-give the players the'benefit of Ught that is going. racing events at the Fair, Wednesday, Thursday nucl Fr day, promise to he in advance of p vioug exhibition races, so far that t latter will 'he. set completely in shade. The beat horses iu the Wes' will be here, and the card of event for the three days will include tei to twelve each of harness and run ning races. Lethbridge track is as good as anj in the country and better than most and a gang of men have been work ing on it for some time putting it ii perfect condition. The excellence o the track and cooling shed and pad dock, an added feature this year, art factors that will bring the good hors es hero. The cooling sheds and pnd docks will overcome a defect, whici1 has marred tne races of former years There will be no long waits betwee: the events. The horses for each rac will be waiting in the paddock read} to step on to the track at a moment1! notice. Formerly they were brough to and from the stables, .which, being a long way off, made it difficult to keep them In account and ready for mustering. When a horse leaves stables, he will not go back till he has finished all the events in which he is entered. His place while waiting wil be in the cooling shed, and the pad dock. Last year It took the runners any where from fifteen to forty-five ruin utes to get started after being lined up at the post. There will be none of ;hat this year. If the horses in the running events off In five minutes after 'being lined up tne start- er will be a much disappointed man He is a professional man and uses a starting gate.- The starting gate or barrier Is the secret. of successfu starting, and there will be one for th? business fair track n'ext 'week About six books -will" be doing busi- iess in the west end of the stand. THE CUBS' VICTORIES SET CHICAGO BASEBALL MAD Chicago, "Aug. came limn the camps of the Giants and Cubs early today that Jimmy, Lavender, Chicago's recruit pitcher would op- pose Christy Mathewson, the star ,nE New York's pitching staff, ia the sec- ond game oi the series this after- noon. Stirring scenes were expectad and at rthe West Siae Firk. It was expected'the crowd would he 'is large as 'the one which wilirxi the first contest arid it was estimat- ed that fans packed the en- closure yesterday. Extra police vtre asked to handle the crowd. Victory for Chicago over the Gi- ants yesterday has set ChicEigo busc- ball mad. The victory cut down a York's -lead in the National League pennant race to five games. POSSIBLY A GOOD RECOMMENDATION Mr. an interested spec- tator of last'night's game between the afcove clube, may I 'make -the tlon that replay take place at the Pair grounds, OH Git about 4.30 oWock. Another such gome as served up would certainly be a great to the visitors who are sure to be at fair that day. There is a of racing durioc week, and the pow- ers that would be doing a good thing In Yarylnf toe attractions In- troducing a first class football match as the and Callies. sure to put up. From a pofit of Tltw, ft; wovld be cent wring a great faror on the public if :Ae football ex- ecutive could trraftfle the game as SPECTATOR. THE PRINCESS PATRICIA CONGRATULATES WINNER Canadian Yicht Club Rtcelvec lange from Chicago Toronto, Aug. Royal Can- adian Yacht Club received a challenge today from tie Chicago Yacht club for ike Richardson trophy which was won by the Patricia in the, recent series of the races at Chicago. Under the ajrewnent the Royal Canadian Yacht club is not called on to defend the Irophy for two years. Commodore Jarvls also received telegrams of con- iratuiaUons from His Excellency, the Governor-General and the Princess Patricia. The latter, expressed pleas- ure at the compliment accorded her In calling the challenger by her name. GIRL WINS EIGHT, STRAIGHT High School Clais Plays Ball With Man's Team If (irmk (irmk oal l.iqiit-ur t rlnnkintj tlj.' I'mrst hisky in fhc f market. VVu fr-xii -Mir of (Canada to the icr iliM-s not liandlt- it. .1. M. IMMMAS A (O.. Rube Marquard's record of 19 straight wins is in danger. Mlts Car- rie Kilbourn, a recent graduate of the New Brunswick, N. J., high school, won her eighth straight game in New Brunswick. All the players except herself on the teams she has made the record with have been grown men. She does not always play, on the same team. She always pitches the full nine inn- Ings. The other her team won from tho team known In New Brunt- wick 'as the Empires by 13 to 8. New Brunswick thinks the world of the girl. She can play any posi- tion, but seems to shine tho most na pitcher. She has speed and a fine assortment of baseball ourves: When not playing she often actt as umpire. Her have all been earned, her Mr, and not handed to GAMES IN THE BIG LEAGUES National Marquird Walloped Chicago. AUK. toda won tho opening game of the sorle from Now York, 5 to I. driving Aim uuard out of tho box i" the fifth an reducing Now York's lead iu the rac for the National league pennant t fivo games. Every available spo't I the gronuds was occupied, and Ihoi sands had to be denied admittance t the park. St. Louts Won St. Louis, Aug. passo and hitB today gave St. Louis the. oi euing game of the series with Boetoi 7 to 5. McDonald protested a thir .sftrlk-e, and 'was ordered from th field. Divided Honors Cincinnati, Aug. M' Cincinnati broke even in a doubl header today, tho visitors taking th first, 7 to 3, while the locals secure a shut-out in .the second. 5 to 0, You pitched well for seven innings li the opener, but weakened then. Sugg in the second game had Brooklyn a his mercy at all times. Daubert's bat ting featured, he getting a double, i triple and three singles out of flvi times at bat In the first game. Phillies Win Easy Pitteburg, Aug. to day again took both games of a dou ble heador from Philadelphia b> scores of 7 to 1 and 4 to 0. in the second game only two Philadelphia runners reached second and none go to third. American Athletics' Another Win Aug. mia defeated Cleveland today, 5 to 2 hrough the latter's poor fielding, in he fifth inning. The home team .scored [our, rune in that session on a Eingle, a pass and errors. Tigers Bumped! New York, Aug. York de- eated Detroit today, 5 to 4, and broke he winning streak of Du'buc, who up b today had eleven, stfalgh games. The New Yorks 'won -by run ning wild on the bases. They were credited with eight stolen bases, five of them first inning The :game was poorly fielded. Battle of the Giants Washington, Aug. defeated Chicago, in a desperate ten nning game, 4 to 3. Johnson relieved hiqnj in ninth inning, with the core.j.a and, Walsh started the linth. under conditions, go hat the local man defeated the Ch ago relief giaut; Both White and Cashipn pitched.well, with poor sup Boitori Made a Killing Boston, Aug. Red Sox ound Powell's delivery to their lik ng today, and hammered out thirteen uns in five innings. With he game well in band, St. Louis was allowed, to score its sir uns. Engle, substituted at first base or Mamger Stahl, "who was out of he game with all injured ankle, hit afely four out of'five times up. International Harvest for. Jersey City Jersey City, Aug. City erminated this year's series with Buf- alo at Side by reaping victories n both ends of the double-header, (Ir- ng them three gAmea straight over 10 Stallings' herd... The were to 3 in the first, and 8 to 5 In the inal. Wild Bill Failed Providence, Aug. "Wild lill" Donovan, the new -manager on he mound, the Grays went down to 4 to 0 defeat at the :handsrot the Instlers today. -Donovan was hit afely eleven times, including n double homer and two triples. Qulnn pitch d invincible ball tor the winners. The core was 4-0. Montreal TooHpig Lead Baltimore, Aug. pjiylng hinese baseball for four innings and lowing the Montreals an olght. run 'ad, the Birds made a hard finish, ut were too far behind. The score as 9 to 7. Toronto Won In Ninth Newark, Aug. won In be ninth inning against the Indiana day. Newark was one in the lead n the eighth; Toronto came In the nth, and scored three. Canadian London 8, Ottawa 8. Hamilton 7, Peterboro 5. Berlin 13, Ouelph 2. Brantford 5, St. Thomas 1. And Don't Kick (Medicine Hat News) Beer can be made nt, two ocnta A urt, sirs a Cincinnati flrma. And par WARNER GOT THROW-DOWN ON PROTEST Northern Division Dis gusted With Attitude of Southern Club Tho baseball meeting at tho Y. M C. A. last, night, in which the two dt islons of the Southern Alberta leagu were iu, session to consider tho pro ten entered by Warner against Tu her being awarded tho deciding gam for the championship, 'played at Letl bridge August 7, aJid which Tabe was somewhat of a frost. War ner protested the game on tho decl along of the umpire, and claimed hi was -prejudiced against Warner cause of some betting being done on the result of the game. The northern division of the league were courteou enough to agree to meet the south era officials to probe the matter. I the umpire was prejudiced agnins Warner, and it could be proven, the northern division were just as anxioui to see justice done as tho south. However, at last night's meeting the Warner advocates of anothe gara-e being played insisted upon hav Ing the game thrown 'out on a tech Jilcallty that had nothing to do with umpiring. W. MoD. Tait, the southern division secretary, when the secon point of the protest came up, selzei upon an opppi'tunity to push a tech nfpBllty in regard to Uie size of the bases. The rules call for the ibases to be of certain dimensions. The bas es in the championship game were nol of the regulation size, being consider ably shrunken from rain and use, and upon this point being conceded, Mr Tait moved that the game In question lie thrown out as Illegal, He 'was ruled out of order by President H Nicholson, who occupied the chair The chair considered the point out oi order by virtue of the fact that neith er team was responsible for the size or the condition of the bases, because ,he' game was played on neu'tral ground. It was an unreasonable tech- nicality, which, if sustained, would have been the means of throwing out all the games of the season that have jeen played on those bags. Warner naisted upon their point being upheld, and moved that President Nicholson vacate the ohalr. This the latter re- fused to do, knowing well that the fibuthertv Ibtolng- 'in .he majority, would railroad the pro- ceedings through to their own liking. A stormy took possession of the meeting for a few moments, and k was apparent that the southern di- vision were iiot going to be reason- able, the northern division president the representatives from the south north through reating the question. the Boutheri party 'bundled out of with.; the declara- ion'tbat dent; was "going In calling the meeting at all. They ilaimed it wac .itp to sec re- try-to do this, Tait asked Dr. division sec- retary, to call a 'meeting of the two divisions ..later on to.discuss the -pro- est again. This the secretary agreed o do, but there will be no merttnf railed. The northern -division has dls- for the season. This was done after the southern division delegates rtthdrew, when the secrstsxy was or- dered 'to pay back all deposits belong- ng to the four clubs'comprising the >rthtirn di.vision. "VVarrier may take their protest to Brewery Cup trustee, G. J. Eckstonn. An expression from him was gained in he matter to tae thrtt' when he teams commence to play, it bo- omefi a signal of satisfaction with re- pect to the grounds, etc. It hat Warner's protest will bie turned [own If presented to him. pushing their protest in a technicality, and they themselves an be proved the victims of a techni- ality. It the league must treat the -ffair, league rules must be lived up They require a fee of with ach protest entered, a technicality vorthy of mention that Warner was lelinrjuent in. MONTREAL CRICKET WON FROM NEW YORK Irit Defeat for the treal Made 103 in Second Inning Montreal, ..Aug. 3 all-Mon- reai cricket team won a creditable Ictory from the visiting New York leven today after two days' play. The ocal batters trmde only 138 yesterday rhite New York put together 138 for le Iras of Ave wickets, but this morn- ng the New Yorkers completed their rst Innings for a total of 154, while ic locals made the visit- rsr 83 In the second innings. It. la is flrnt game in which the New orkere have not proved victorious. Thompson's 103 for Montreal In the was the future. SELLING PLATER FOR London, Aug. H. P. Whit. vr'a two-yet r-old JocMta won the [ortlake Plate at Kempton Park yes- terday and subaequenUy was sold to aa lor 91175. A BIG TENNIS TOURNEY IN PASS Coleman and Blairmori Racquet Wielders in Even Encounter Colemau, Aug. Colomai tennis courts wero thronged with en 'th'ustastic players on Wednesday ai teniGon, tho occasion of the seconi tournament between Blah-more am the local wlelders of the racquet. Thi visiting players wore accompanied b; a number of 'people from their town while Coleman people turned out ei masse to 'watch the players and chee their favorites on lo 'renewed exer tions. Thirteen sets'were played in all Coleraan capturing out of th number, thus winning by one set. Play started promptly at two, any taking on a stronger and more ac- tive tone. The expert outloofc makes Vinnipeg 'October good buying at tho present figure. An element of uncer- tainty, h< ii.vever, in delivery, is not to )e overlo, in connection with this of .-ithe trade. There is a joort demand' f b r .cash wheat and cash mts are ahowing more strength. Oc- ober oatf t have also advanced. There s nothing j doing in flax. Splendid crop veather jre reported as general hroughou t. the West and a general Receipts, 158 cars m- pected, II10 in sight. 3ot. Dlf )ec. .j.................. S9J- 8S} 1 let..........i................... 33 i 34 S Oct........ I PRICES Noli-.................. ST0. 2 Noll 4 5 NOT I 6 Noru to. 2 c; wj.'.................. :o. 3.C. C.v. No. 1 i'eed S'o. 2 Feed ro. 1 N. 1 Man. :ejecteri KlINNEAPOLIS )cc......... lay 1.06J 1.04-V 87 i 7ff BO 39 J 38 38 33 J 50 46 1.B8 .1.67. 1.5S 92J S.1 iept. i..... )cc......... Mi1 CHICAGO WHEAT MARKET Chicago, Aug. trail- rs leaned to Ithe bull Trading light with bash demand and rainy eather is reported as general afltward. wae steady to -4 cent up wlti December unchaBKed 1-8 higher i'j: 53 3-4 to T-8. That ption speedily went up to 03 1-8 at on a fair ciVmand and rested on he high level. 1 Covering by nnd rainy weath- r delay of arri'i its made oatg strong, ash of Sop- ember. a. shade o 1-4 at 3-8 high (IT at 23 3-4 to 38, and uled firm wlthlli! the opening ;