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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald, 17, BIG LEAGUE GAMES EASTERN At Jersey Montreal Jersey City and Kdsckel; Kissinger Butler. Umpires .Halligan and Kelly. At Rochester 10 Baltimore 12 Ragou, Holmes and Blair; Vickers and Egan. Umpires Doyle and Byron. I At Newark- G 0 Newark 0 1 Vowinkle and Williams; Waddell. Spade and McAllister. Umpires Hurst uud Stafford. Second buffalo 11 Newark 13 2 Taylor, Jessup and Williams; Hol- mes and McAllister. Umpires Hurst and Stafford. Called darkness. At Toronto 7 3 providence 5 1 i MeGinley and -Vandergrift: Poley and Peterson. Umpires Murray and EVANS SETS A GOOD EXAMPLE 2! City Football League Came to a Close Last Even- ing With a Triumph for the Champion Callies Over the Brits "Last, but not such was the ing forms of the players, the welcome American League Umpire Stands in With the Baseball Writers ASSOCIATION At Toledo 4 2 Columbus'.....-- 8 1 Gillingham, Rogers and Land; Stremmel and Arbogasi. Umpire Chill. At- Kansas City 8 0 .Milwaukee 11 4 Rhoades and James: Marshall. Umpires Kierhalter. At Louisville 11 1 Indianapolis 4 2 Stagel, Cheney and Hughes: Glaze and Howley. Umpires Owens and ijush. NATIONAL At St. Louis general opinion regarding last 'even- iag's game in the city league. From start to finish, the battlefield was the scene of turmoil and deadly eneoun- ter, and the class of football played i was the kind that tickled the fans. j The Britts, for a team that had its origin with the advent of this year's season, have put up good bail right I through the series, and their last game was .a fitting climax to their young 'endeavors. They sure had the Cal- Schardt and j lies going for .the first half, though Ferguson and (in the second, the Scotchmen, as us-j ual, displayed their superior tactics and won out by a score that stood 3- 1 at full time. I The game was called at 7 p. m., with "Bob" handling the whistle and j the Britts getting the kick-off. They fouled and Anderson took the kick, i landing dangerously. MeDowall sav- whistle sounded full time and 3-1 re- mained the score. Following are line-ups': goal; Crawford, An- derson, .backs; White, Smith. Ilvena, halves; Glenn, Page, Moore, Weymss, Oliver, forwards. goal; Chisholm, Pearson, backs; Scott, Walker, .Mc- Millen, Mill ward, Muir, 'Wright, Cox, Perkins, forwards. Wilson. and Collier, i New .York, August Lynch, in a recent Interview; remark- ed that he would like to get a staff o umpires like "Billy" this man was the ideal umpire, and just the boy for tie new arbiters to pattern after.AH well and Evans is a peach of an umpire and commands the admiration of players fans and -scribes. But there is a neat little trick in it all, and anyone with a good head could get by in the same fashion, j naPPy family. When Evans first came out he was denounced from blazes to .breakfast as the worst on record. His decisions quoted as the acme of absurditj and the fans went after him so fur- jln the Report That Burns Would Fight Caponi j and Tommy Only Laughed at it NEW LACROSSE SCHEDULE IS DRAWN UP As a result of the continued post- _ ponement of scheduled.. games in the Aug. Alberta amateur lacrosse league and the former world's heavyweight cham- Jtne failure of the High River and Cal- pion, only laughed when he heard the report that he is scheduled to fight gary teams to agree upon a date to among themselves or with remaining games has 'been officially handed out from the office Tony Caponi in Winnipeg next month, j Why wouldn't Tommy laugh? He is W4.w ii viii now the proud father of a bouncing I of Vice-President R. A. Wright. .This That is enough to keep SCQedule of the vice-president is au- Tommy hasn't heard a yientic> as a result of the resignation girl baby. him" busy. word about his proposed fight with Sam Langford. Tommy doesn't .worry. of President J. Moir. The schedule now Calgary Team To Criticism on Football Selection for Bennett Shield i Games 14 1. ed easily however, and the aefence j grjorti FrTt n tim iaatTta.v sinwnnv i "Uiior j-ietnoridge Herald AN ANSWER Boston Lush' and Phelps; Evans. Brown and Graham. Umpires Klem and Kane. Second st Louis s Boston g 5 shoved the Frock, I 1'kis developed out lor a into nothin; goal kick. more than a The play for the first twelve min- utes centred largely around the Britts' goal. Here it must be stated 10 1 r tnat MeDowall 's work between the Willis, Ba'shman and Phelps; Frock posts wag ol- cup-finai styie for the Raridon. L'mpires Klem and whole game. Ke was ever in the lime- light, and though Boss for the Callies played sterling ball also, yet he was not called upon to exert himself to the same extent. Try as they might for the first fifteen minutes, the boys in the stripes could not break through the Callies defence, who with hitching kicks or and Kane. At Cincinnati 9 1 Philadelphia 13 3 A.t 7 2 .Vew Tork 6 2 Adams and Gibson; Ames and Schlei. Umpires Rigler and Emslie. AMERICAN At New New York 10 0 Chicago 3 Quinn and Sweeney: Olmstead, Young, 'White and Sullivan. Umpires Kvans and Coliflower. At 3 11 3 Philadelphia 2S 0 Falkenburg and Easterly: Bland. cHici-Lii uj Dygert, Coombs and Thomas and Liv-; down the field> Play event- ingstone. Umpires O'Loughlin and centered rigbt at Callies' goal tigan. post and a gruelling scrimmage en- At i sued. The crowd were electrified 3 4 wheQ perkins juraped in, picked a Detroit S 1 j frQm melee of legs> and Groom, Conley and Ainsworth; Don-; slipped the past Boss' grab into ovan and Schmidt. Umpires Kerin oppOSite corner of the net. thus and Connolly. scoring number one. Dear correspondent "En- thusiast" Uas evidently studied foot- ball in Lethbridge from a different standpoint than most of the fans when lie suggests a team to uphold the hon- or of Lethbridge and stands down such men as Oliver, Anderson, Engle. Holberton iously that he was nearly killed at St. Louis, a bottle exploding against his dome and putting him in. the hos- pital for weeks. Now everybody swears hy him} Before every game Evans gets all the information from both- benches. Thens he walks over to the press 'box and delivers an address some- thing like this: "It will -be Walsh and for the Sox, Clcotte and Car- rigan for Boston. Mullin icked team for that reason. But football on the square between the uggested line-up in last night's M, C. A. team and the Plumbers. nakes one smile. It would not McLachlan, goal: look-in. At least six out of and Cameron, hacks; Nichol- leven could be improved upon. Kelly and Scott, halves: Turn- et the Callies, go to Calgary, and Holberton, Engle, Wilson and uck to, them. Those of us who forwards. o foe supporters of the different M. C. A. team will be picked from c fould have been only too pleased following: -Collier, Shaw, Easton, i ave seen our own teams go had McMullen, Fraser, Alcock. een good enough to pull through Matthews. Wilson and Shirley. .takes place at 6.30 sharp, I Yours each player is requested to be on l FRED. .T. early. j Detroit, Mich., Aug. Ray- mond Cobb last week- felt the first touch of discipline he has experienced since Manager Jeninings took charge of the Tiger "team. He was told curt- ly when he appeared at the "park that the Tigers could get along without him. Whereat many Tigers chuckled with glee, for notwithstanding Ms popularity with the tans, who do not know the inside doings of ball clubs, he is not popular with his team-mates. He is hot-headed and overbearing. Par- ticularly he does get along well with Davy Jones, Mclntyre. Bush and one or two others. In Tuesday's game Dones" missed a signal for a -hit and run play and the affair went wrong. The players-had some hot words over the matter after the game. Cobb did Play. Trainer Tuthiir was the only man at the club house. He trotted out to the field and told Jennings that .Ty was on iand. Jennings sent word to" the king of .ball players that he need not ibother to put on.his uniform, as the Tigers could get along without him. RtflN AGAIN Rain again prevented the Miners and the Cowpunchers 'from coming, together at Cal- gary last evening. OTHER W.C.L. GAMES Mclntyre played a very nice game in centre that day. This incident re- vealed as a cause of the recent Tiger slump that which was ternal dissensions. '-It explains why a speedy (base runner like Bush was dropped to sixth place in the-batting order. Cobb was continually bulldoz- ing the midget, and the fact'that he was compelled to .bat.just ahead, of the Georgian and co-operate with him in base running if he got on, affected the nerves of the 'brilliant -shortstop not appear at the park for the final j with the result that he fell off badly number of the_Boston series. He had in .both batting and fielding. He corn- informed one of the Red Sox that he j menced to hit again as soon as he was would not play with the Tigers again Cobb in the order. Cobb until Davy Jones was taken out of the line-up. He may have hinted this BRANDON TAKES ONE. AND TIES THE SECOND Jaw, Aug. the' weather -was very cool today the two 'ball games were very classy: evening game was a .neck, and neck., race. rst [Moose Jaw 4 3 j 4 0 and Bliss; -Heinrich" and Cooper. Second Mpose'-Jaw.......... ___.-i 3 r Brandon i 4 V Brown and Brooks; -Thelan and" Cooper. made his peace with Manager Jen- to some Detroit player also. At any rate, .it got to the ears of Manager Jennings, and set him to thinking about who was running the team. Thursday Oobib appeared at the olub office and announced that he was ready to play again. He had 'thought better of his little hotheadedness, he explained. President Navin referred him to Manager Jennings. He did not hunt up Jennings but went out to the park just 'before the time for .call of nings on Friday and has since (been more in Ms regular po- sition. Takes Pen in Hand Ty Cobb came out in an, open let- ter to'-day answering criticisms of the last few days. The letter says in part: "As for the dissension in the club, I can only point fo our continual victories. We are doing our -best to win another pennant for Detroit, and when the end comes the fans of De- troit will find us there." MAROONS KEEP COMING Winnipeg, Aug. Maroons, kept onward today by idisposing of the. Regina Orphans in easy style, the final count -being 9 to 2, and '.'..just represents the play. The visit- ing pitchers were not hit very, hard, as .it was not necessary, 'their wildn'ess paving the way 'to fate and! the gen- erally 'necessary bingle was forthcom- ing. Winnipeg S S Regina 7 2 Syfert and .Edmunds; Gilchrist and Voss. Umpire Longenecker. 2 Then came the big smoke. Like stars shooting through the zenith of the heavens, the players of either team loomed up in unexpected places against the horizon. They clashed heavily in frantic endeavor while the crowd cheered on their scrimmage with exceeding gusto. Some of the combatative were even inclin-: their mix-ups, but; 0 4 Vancouver 1 5 ANOTHER FALSE ALARM DUG UP the The Cal-1 more ed to scrap over i was exceedingly strict and ira- partial, never for once, wavering in his decision. Oliver, following his own lead, shot a grounder that bulged the nets, but his score was cancelled as an off-side. Here, as elsewhere throughout game, fouls were numerous, lies were exerting themselves, and dribbling the -ball considerably. Hut ________ were being hard checked by the Britts'; T. -ffl defence. However, as a result of a Cumberland, Aug. la.-It is the im-, foul.kick they broke away pression that the great unknown who i time rusheSi paGe Jim Corbett is to bring forth to whip Qne straigM for headquarters Jack Johnson is Charles Howard, aj fte gcore_ wMch tben rc. Kanawha (W. Va.) miner. Howard j au half time. has had several commumcations from Corbett since the Reno fight Howard pressing -i Three minutes after the restart on a A, -was He "er T secon drive a for the seCOHd time. their lead, and as Thus did the some years ago was trai bett. During his brief pugilistic ca reer Howard fought a professional pass from bout but once. Thai champion of Coluinbu: him with one procure T n OTI M P TJToj "Do V than Jeffries, we tbinking that perhaps it might a Hercules. He is 6 feet, half an men it Wevmss ,to0k a long in height, neck 19 inches, biceps i< _ near inches, chest (normal) 36 inches, ex- chance ana miea nanded 45 inches waist 36 inches, centre line, in the direction ot Jic panded 45 mcnes, waist 'uowall's stronghold. With unerring flight, it described the graceful curve downward, swift and sure. MeDowall jumped. thigh 26 inches and calf IS 3-4 inches P. 0. GAEAGE BROWJNTE- COSMAJST CO. Five Stalls, with lockers, etc. Rates reasonable. Cars washed, polished and delivered. 246 Westminster Road. !and shot towards the net touched it as it fell, but failed to account sufficiently, and the crowd i was rewarded by seeing the ball roll into the corner of the net. I That ended the scoring for the game. Tlie last five minutes of play, i the Britts' monopolized, and made 'things look dangerous about -Boss' domain. However, they couldn't do the trick and just as the dusk was casting its shadows about the fleet- quality Finest Workman SASKATOON LOSES VERY GOOD GAME "''Saskatoon, Aug. 'Berry Pickers dropped the second-game .to Edmonton today when Chesty Cox scored the one run of .the game 'in the ninth inning. The game was the hest seen here this year, every one. playing excitins: ball. WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE STANDING Won- Lost Calgary......... 24 S Kdmonton........ 23 3 Winnipeg........ 19 14 Moose Jaw....... 16 14 Saskatoon 14 16 Lethbridge 11 15 Brandon......... 11 .-21 Kegina.......... 6 27 P.'C. .750 .718 .576 .533 .466 .408 .343 ;1S2 A CINCH FOR CONNIE MACK If there is such a thing as a "deadly mortal cinch" to be secured by a lea- gue team seven weeks before the end of the season, Connie Mack's Phila- delphia Athletics seem to have it. The wise ones have been saying all summer: "Wait till August then watch the Tigers begin to hit that ball. The Tigers will outgame the Athletics. Boston is a good finisher, too. The youngsters on the Athletics will blow up on the stretch." Well, August is here, and the young- sters aren't showing any symptoms of blowing up yet. They haven't shown any signs of quitting, and are sailing along, winning games with almost monotonous regularity. They are now 11 1-2 games ahead of Boston and 14 games ahead of Detroit, with only 45 left to piay. Pretty slim chance for the runners-up. Chicago is still ahead of the strug- gling Pirates and Giants, with a nice though not particularly dangerous lead. Cinch for Minneapolis in the Asso- ciation, it seems. Sioux City and Den- ver are running a pretty race in the Western League. FIGHT CALLED OFF New York, Aug. Lang- Kauffman fight to have -been held at the Fairmont Athletic club tonight was called off -by the management Notice had been the acting mayor that the contest would not be allowed. ;