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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta MEDICINE HAT LACROSSE CHAMPS. Beat Taber in a Listless Game Last Night; Score 8-2 (Special to The Herald.) Medicine Hat, Alta.. Aug. cine Hat won a listless game of la- crosse from Taber tonight by a score ef S to 2. It was a featureless game with no life. Tabor lacked the ag- gressive spirit which has marked their games in the past and did not seem to want to win. Their passing was lioor, shooting and cheeking had. It a walk away for the list. The home team piled up three in the first Quarter while the visitors ,went scoreless. The second quarter the visitors came back strong, but after shooting two goals lost their am to further Increase their score did not locate the goal again dur ing the game. Tho home team from then on scor- cd.at will: Position Goal Point Cover 1st def. 2nd def. Cent-re NATIONAL RACE Tint National League race I-.' surely a dandy one. Tbe meteoric rise of the I'iraU'S w.is one of the remarkable things to date, but the I'irntes are strong and will give any pf them a run for Their inonoy. Mnrtiimrd's good pitching has kept the Giants in the race as Muthewson lias failed to de- liver the goods ihte year -.is formerly. Chicago has a hall that is generally consid- ered to he inferior to the great Cub machine of other years, but in suri'risini; way tbe team goes along with ro- murkahle consistency when It conies to winning games. (TABER 6. Clark U Cook B. Wright A. Cook W.McAHister 6. Robinson V. Cook MBD. HAT J. Peitrd P. McDonald Collier Dalton Taylor A. Halward 2nd Home J. Halward S. 0. E. Football Team Going, to Pincher Creek j A large number of football fans inir- !pose visiting Pincher Creek on Snt- lurciay afternoon to witness a friendly match between the Lethbridge S.O.E.. team and the Pincher eleven. Pol- j i lowing is the line-up of ihe Leth-j i bridge team: Coles, Fan-Is and Chris- j wick, Alcock, Lee and Firth; Clarke, Holberton, A. Gurr and J. Gurr. Paunch and Clayton. In Border to take advantage of the cheap j rates it is necessary for those accom- ipanring the team to notify the Secre- jtary" of the S. O. E. club, WONDERFUL SPEEDBY UHLAN BLACK HORSE BROKE WORLD'S HALF-MILE RECORD TO j WAGON j The redeeming feature of a rather lame afternoon of racing at the 1 North li-.indall track, at Cleveland, j Ohio, was the wonderful per- foniiiince of the champion trotting gelding, Uhlan, in his trial against 'ilio world's half-mile track record to j wagon of made by Major Del- I mar at. the Olenville truck five years 'ago. The' champion Mack not only beat that record, but fairly distanced ii, and' save [he most spectacular ex- hibition of extreme speed ever seen upon a race course, trolling the half in 1-i, something nmlrc-iined of even by his most ardent admirers. As there was a strong wind blowing tlie trial ny the champion was delay- ed until lat-e in the afternoon. C. K. G. Hillings agMin had the mount be- hind the champion, and he was ac- companied by a runner driven by "Doc" Tanner. Me was sent off on the first trial fairly flying, and when he covered the first quarter in 1-2 it was certain that the record woiiM he shattered. Through the homo stretch the clip increased and the second quarter was covered in 3-1 making the half in 1-1. BRANDON AND MOOSE JAW PLAYED WITH THE USUAL RESULT Moose Jaw, Aug. Robins took another same from the Angels 1st Home JL. n.Cook Outside JJcHp.nua Inside Peard. Judge of Allan. Medicine Hat Champions Medicine Hat, Aug. Medi- cine Hat lacrosse team are the cham- pions of Southern Alberta, win-, [OOK auuulo, nlrig the match last evening from the i thjs aftemoon fi Taber team which travelled to the! nmj Q0mns wej-e the opposing twirl- Hat for the purpose of endeavoring I ers pitched good hall, the to wrest the laurels from the lacrosse uoyns, however, landed on Dellar players at that place, the final score being eight to two in favor of the players from the Hflt. The Hat team did not lose any of .the games played with Taber aud liOthhridge. It is now up to the Medicine Hat founch to play the lacrosse team at 1 p Calgary for the championship of ihe Paid by rTOinoterS tO TUt entire province an-d it is expected II j- that this game will be played within f Ight' OH Here rair a short time as arrangements slong that line are now being Vv CCK For the first time ill the last eigh- teen months Lethbridge followers of the roped arena are going to have an opportunity of witnessing a real classi- cal pugilistic fete. Roy George, the well known fisti- cuff artist, and Msrk Nelson, of Da- kota, claimant of the welterweight title of the Northwest, are going to mil' it for fifteen rounds. on the ev- 2331 Western Canada-League Games 1 j I, Good Game is Expected Tonight Don't forget the first game of the Wright Charity Shield Series to be played tonight ou tlie ball grounds, between the A. 0. F. and tbe Over- seas. A good game Is expected. Be on land at 8.SO sharp. The wlunare of tonight's game the win- ners of.tbe S. 0. E. Ti. Oalliea lame played neit week Sculling Championship Toronto, Aug Durnau tol signed tbe articles of agreement for the three mile race with Jack on the Rainy River. Nat VcholM, of the Don. Hewing Club, will likely accompany the Toronto aouilera to Halrey river. They will leave tor the scene of tbe contest on Anguat 28. ening of August H, In the Majestic 1'or hits when they meant runs and so won out. Kelly's hitting was the feature, he having three hits out of. four times up, two being two-baggers. -.Manes was fined by Letcher for questioning a decision regarding his strike out. The team leaves this af- ternoon for. Saskatoon. The score: .Moose Jnw Brandon Dellar and Ullss. 000 5 000 001 Ouster; Collins and EDMONTON TAKES TWO GAMES FROM CALBARY Calgary, Aug. came out at tbe south end of both games today. The first was a pitchers' battle. In Ahich Lezie succumbed to Dickinson. It was a brilliant exhibition. Lezie al- lowed five hits, Dickinson four. Score 2-1 in Edmonton's favor. The evening game ;was a frost. Barn- stead was hit all over the lot. while the ex-angei Heluy Hemrich had ill the stuff required -lo sew the Bron- chos up completely. Enough when the score is known. It was said 10-0. SASKATOON TRAMPED ALL OVER THE MAROONS Winnipeg, Man., Aug. Sas- katoon team succeeded in making an the series here by beat curtail (Jhe game when .it .was hia best, and only yielded seven run on the rocks by. the bad element j hits. Carney's home pin in the first that was in the wake of I lie scrapper when contests were frequent here. It will take a big crowd to make this bout 'financially successful, bin those who are putting on the fight feel con- fident the calibre of the principals will-prove attractive enough to bring out a paying squad of pugilistic fans. Then it is fair week, and In the ing after everything is over at the grounds the scrap line for tbe boys. he right in BILLY LAUDER GIVEN THE WORST OF IT .Tlie police acted nn the sirie of ov- erheartcd iimnaniUrianism when they oall'i.1 a halt in the middle, of the Winnipeg, Hayes, the young riiari who totes around with a catiltflpuTr ear and a nniah- room nose as" enttlems of his profca-jeighth aitor a particularly -swift cx- sion, walked through agile Willie j change of' swings and Lander in what was .sciietlnlcd as aihgoka. Landei: was shmlding a little lioxing hout at ihe auditorium rink j red sti-IT, ijut. he was a long way from tonight. Lauder struggled gamely j ebbing all in, when the 30115 cnllrd through eight uphill rounds of what him to his cornrr at finish. Rather Abusive ilnrry Lord, of the Sox, at- tacked Umpire .Mullen in u recent game, piid.ierf Mm all over the infield, shook him by the coat, and hisse-d many imprecations into his enr.. lie wcis let off with a. fine of and no suspension. Sherwood Magee takes a healthy wallop at an nmplro, and H banished for the rest, of the season. And yet. they say that the umpires re- reive superior protection in tlie Am- erican 1-eague. Don't you believe U. "JIMMY" BRITT IS ON HIS WAY BACK TO FAME AND GLORY. y Britt. the son, Is the latest pugilist to start on hi, way back "Jimmy" claims he Is just as good as ever, and looks ,nilo.ulj- to the proposed meeting with bU old rival. "Bat" Nelson, In .New York. SPECTACULAR STUNTS IN FOOTBALL; STfANDREW'S BEAT WESTMINSTER Westminster.Church .football club played a losing gama-against the St. Andrews ciub'lsst night on the West- minster-club score be- ing 4 to'1 2.. 'Freddie Simm for the Westminsters played a dashing gam-3 at centre, atily backed' up wing men. One of the finest goals of tho season was scored by this player with a shot from forty yards out, com- pletely tooling the 'opposing goal- keeper. For St. Andrews "Baldy" I-Jarl played a great game 'both in tackling and shooting, while .his neat pass-fs showed goodi'Judgment. The half backs werer easily, a match for the Westminsters, their combination again..and flgain, and any time the St. Andrews goal keeper was "called upon, which was seldom, he was unite capable of keeping his place in this unbeaten team. The match finished'with a well earned victory for St. Andrews.by four goals to two. Goals -scored, for Westminster, F. Simm 2; for St. Andrews, A. Tennant. 2, Earl 1, W. Hartley 1. Westminster team: worth, Simm, Smith, McFarlnne, Ja- mison, Stafford, Cowan, F. Simm, sic- Whinnie and Clayton. St. Andrews A. Johnston, R. Johnston, W. Earl, A. Hartley, McLean, W. Hartley, A. Ten- nent. Earl, Linning and Piper Horn. Ridicules What "The Man Behind" Said Sportin" Editor, The Herald: satisfied, in spile oflosiug. Why not so the Lethhridge hoys? noticed in your last week Jn lel mo ?ay that "Football a reference to the; waa a fricfion-and mue League game between-Lethbridge llcv- j feeiing, the game of ers and Macleod, that the would-become more pom-lar leap, were far from satisfie3 with tho tnan it is today in Ca- reshlt (I' to 1 in thelv Thejrmm After u needs tla excuse was that, if the referee had'! rjt] to win You don.t salll been .more observant more goals; mme lloints ]f you win by would have been awarded the Han- j you for llle sors. Now, as a rule in.a league nolicve gincnreiy Tours, game, or any olher game, any teamj VICTOR I! .DHOWN. is satisfied with a win, and I fail, to see what gratification it. 'is for a wliinng team to return home and make the statement that they were not awarded enough goals. Let me say that it .is easy enougl for anybody to criticize Games inline Big Leagues AMERICAN Chicago 000 100 4 2 'Detroit 010 031 14 0 White, Bonz, Young and Pnyno; Donovan and Stanojw. Only one American yesterday. League game MUCH SUCCESS ATTENDS THE MEET Mead Leads V. M. C. A Athletes Contests Last Evening A large number of contestants topi part in the V.JI.C.A. athletic chnmpio'i E ships that were pulleu..off at the ball pnrlc last evening and tha ing made was remarkably good. different contests will be brought to a j close on Friday evening of this week and It" IB expected that the orow_ils that will be in attendance at that Wilson. noariy double that of last ffjje.n- j me- A ii.umher of contests were pujted off last evening and the percentage.1 NATIONAL Boston 001 6 S .'i Chicago 000 831- 13 -1 Brown, Weaver-.ind Kling and Ran- dan; Brown and Archer.- Brooklyn 000 000 1 I I'lttsburg 0 KneUer and Krwin; Sleele and Gibson. New York..... 000 GOO 9 2 Cincinnati 000 000 2 1 Alathewson and Myers; Suggs and Clarke. St. Louis..... 000 002 7 7 1'hiladclphia 403 101 8 1 Woodburn, McAdams and Hresna- of the contestants now stands as (ol h-an; Chalmers. Alexander and w- cer. Toronto Providence Montreal .Newark EASTERN ___ 100 000 9 110 000 (i 000 0.10 1 7 131 400 14 J. Mead E. H. McElyea I A. C. Stewart n'D. Jl. Christie JW. llaynes ;j i J. Duncan S.SBJ 2M 70 ''82 60 59 50 74 70 !IO 90 58 50 74 Ect. .315 .315 .291 .218 Second Montreal 000 000 12 OOH 031 9 1 Buffalo Jersey City Second game Buffalo......... Jersey City In the individual events W. Haynes won the 100 yards (Inch in ten and three-fifths seconds. A. C. Stewart won the two mile race ill eleven min- utes and six seconds, w.hlle the first 101 000 12 olplace for putting the twelve-pound 000 002 000 100 7 101 000 10 llochester Baltimore 000 200 000 7 000 000 002 5 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Kansas City 100 403 12 went to D. M. Christie, thirty- jfive feet and eight inches. The standing broad jump went to 0 W. S. Duncan, eight feet and eleven -1 Indies. The percentages lo Monday night of 1 this week and for last evening, hc- __ ing the first two nights of the con- tests being as follows: I Total Pet. St. PiUTl Louisville Toledo Indianapolis Columbiro Milwaukee Minneapolis 000 000 0 2 5 i IMead 012 002 10 100 001 S 000 000 S- 010 300 12 000 102 14 200 003 7 Stewart Christie McEclyea Duncan Haynes .Mil! .524 .489 .428 .362 .361 Standing of The content, will he brought to a 2 close on Monday night at which time four events will he carried out as fol- lows: One-ii.narter race, -half mile race, pole vault, and running broad jump, which will be participated in by many. Clubs Today WESTERN CANADA Moose 74 22 Calgary Winnipeg Edmonton....... 44 Saskatoon....... 29 Brandon....... 25 .771 .671 .505 .500 .309 .250 NATIONAL Chicago Pittsburg New York Philadelphia St. Louis Cincinnati Brooklyn Doslon Trigger and Trap RESULTS OF. LAST EVENING'S SHOOT The following are the scores made Mint far harder to "practice what you Ut )ue traps last night. J. C. Living- j preach." If a team.is going to won the Gold Button and Silver p'.-ain when Ihey run out winners, j Spoon. I what, in the name of goodness, are Laurie, II. A................. 11 they going to do when they lose? Stickler, E. 1C Surely that is not a sportsman's j gj way of looking at it. ThereJs reason M. 11 In all there is.as much f Livingston, J. C............ 21 re-won in sport ss there is in OUT- Livingstone, U. II........... 20 21 'thins else. The Macleod boys wore McMillan, H............... 1': 65 61 59 57 46 38 25 41 41 45 48 n? 64 61 .630 .51S .598 .567 .543 .4-17 .379 .291 WHY ROCHESTER IS AT THE Philadelphia Detroit Boston Chicago Cleveland New York i Washington ISt. Louis AMERICAN 60'. 68 56 54 45 34 42 53 51 65 74 .645 .618 .514, .500! .500 i .500 .409 .315 Rochester j Baltimore 'Toronto i Buffalo j.Montreal [Jersey City i Xcwa'rk I Providence EASTERN 73 71 69 52 60 ......42 43 '41 39 42 47 66 69 Newark News; Rochester's sue in staying at the top in the Easter League race, witii the exception of single day this season, is due in great measure to. the excellent be Sj work of -big George McConnell, wht'1 nil! very likely be seen performing j on the Hilltop grounds in New York next -season. .McConnel! has won more than one-third of the games cap- tured 'by the Hustlers this season. All told, the champions have 66 victories to their credit, and in 21 of these "Dig George" officiated on tbe mound. He has been beaten four times. Me- Connell h-aa beaten Newark, Baltimore and -Jersey City four games %ch, Tor- onto and Buffalo have fallen victims on three occasions each, while Provid- ence and Montreal fell before his slants twice. New-ark, Providence, Montreal and Toronto have each man-' aged to secure a victory over tho long twlrler. .639 .595 .4SC i .396] .394 .373 Mike Donlin picks either Chicago or Pittshurg to win the pennant. Ho does not think that the Giants will lie able to heat out both of these Wejst- crn contenders. Frank Gotch Will Given the Tussle of His Career- Labor Day if Hackenschmidt Doesn't Beat Him was billed-. M a fifteen round go. .Then the police .stopped the fight. About adherents of the ping game behind the ropes ised as one.of best bouts staked it- Hayes was In-Winnipeg. They SAW it. Hayes was iittcyn rouims, mi, cian rtinple. Billy Lander ings and cilorts to'stall, Lamicr could 1 not keep away Jrom'ths heavyweight- milling. The result that Hayes It w mlri'ta IOM! amaU, an4 had The spirit of the house was for more, hut the police were obdurate and the go halted.: At that it- was just z question, of when they would have lo null tlie-finish.. Hayes kncw that the pace was too strenuous for fifteen rounds, hie wiirn wrapper ioose vviih n.f khioli took the sUrch ana stamina Cllicago, Aug. will he considerable coin on George Hacken- Bchmldt. to win out when the Russian Lion tackles Champion Frank Gotcb, on the rant at the Sox park on Sep- tember 4, Labor Day. As the match grows near the interest increases and friends, acquaintances and. strangers are dally beselglng Jack Curley for in- formation -regarding his man. Cur- ley's days at present arc .not days.of pleasure, for he Is about tho busiest manager In the. country. Besides the hundreds of personal visits to his room' mall is 60 heavy that quires much of his time In opening aud 'answering the And nouo no tinauBwared (row friend or foe, unless tho question is some silly one. Idolizing Gotch for Ills great work In the ring and because he is an Amer- ican, yet feeling that like, nil cham- pious there must be an end to 1113 reign and that his match with Hack might prove Ills undoing, Chicago's of the AT oriel nut .i-iiney- IB having recently returned from Europe he Is made the target for informa- tion. "Now Jack, we know you are grcot booster and have the'interests of Hack and the Umpire club at heart ofr yo.u would like to ace a tremendous gate, hut tell us on tho SQUARE what your honest opinion of tbe match IB? We know Gotch Is 'a wonderful wrest- ler, yet we feel inclined to believe that 'Hack' is so good that he may win from the champion. Tell us hon- it you think ho will win.' Such are the questions that are fired at Curley from early morn until the shades of night drive the fans Into retirement. Naturally it Is to Jack's interest to boom his man, and Jack Is booming the "Lion" hut the boom cornea from thu huirt and not from hte view of a Curley honestly, be- Hack is going to wrest the title from Gotch and he is predlc-. tlhg.it to the world: "This-match needs' no booming; it needs np'false repre- sentation. It is a drawing card In Itielr and no matter what I1 might say for Hack or for Gotch, It would, not influence the- wrestling fans. They know 'that this is going to be a con- test thnt Hack a wrestler capable of giving Gotch the match of his life and that it Is for championship of the world and It needs no further play. Those M-ho have made up their minds to go will be tbere, no matter what Is written or laid, and-those who hare not given the mutter thought up to this will not be among thope present when tkinfs comes oft." "I pride myself at being a good booster, for I have been in the gtmo long, but I standri-eady to say that I have never knowingly' or willfully de- ceived anybody, l.am heart and loul with 'Hack' in! this' match and I cim see nothing that will give Gotch a vic- tory and sentiment Is not forcing tbls statement, either." Hack proved '-his calibre last year. This year he Is far better and In the best of sbape. Me knows as much as Gotcb, is as fast and tricky and has a great deal more strength and endurance._I do not want to Influence any one nor do I want to encourage betting, but. I want to fo down as picking Hack as the winner and when I make this statement Ii Ii as sincere as can In." ;