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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, THE LETHBKIBGE DAILY HERALD PAGE TOM! BASEBALL NATIONAL W. L. Philadelphia, .5t> hiuoklvn I'ittBburg Boston New York St. Louis Cincinnati .SUB .536 .5011 Chicago I Brooklyn Ii Lavender, Cheney anil Archer; I'fcllcr, Huckcr .and ilcCarly. St. Louis 1 l! II Ames anil Sny'ilcr Kagan, Hughes, .Tyler anil Dowdy, Whaling. I'itlsljnrg 8 I' I Philadelphia J Harmon anil Gibson Dcmarec, lin- eup, Adams and Killilcr. Cincinnati l; J Now Vork................ 1 Udleury and Wingo Slrouil, SOianer, Schupp and llcycrs. "AMERICAN Boston Detroit Chicago Washington....... New Yoik Cleveland St. Louis Philadelphia L. 37 33 51 3-1 Pot. .651 .li'ia. .611 .son .500 .331 .373 .318 .Washington ...............H IS 3 .Cleveland l> J1 12 Borhling and Henry Jones, llager- man, Coombs and O'Neill, Llaworth. Philadelphia 1 5 n Detroit (i, WickoiT and JlcAvoy tovalcskic 'and Stanage. Uoslon Chicago 3 Foster, Ruth and Thomas; I'abcr and Schalk. New Yort-Sl- Louis, both gam? postponed, rain. FEDERAL _ W. L'. Piltsburg...... "l Pet. .5Gf> .560 .5011 .555 .536 .438 Newark 01 'IS Chicago '19 Kansas City 61 "13 St. Louis 50 51 Buffalo 53 G'1 Brooklyn 50 64 Baltimore...... 3S 73 .342 St. Louis......._ '1 9 3 Brooklyn u l Plank and Hartley facaton, Up- ham anrl Smith. Kansas City 6 IS .0 Baltimore- 1 Cullop and Easterly Johnson and Uacklitsch. Chicago 051 Buffalo 5 10 Prendergast and Krapp and Blair. Filtshurg 0 1 3 Newark 5 I) 1 Allen, Bergcr ami O'Connor Rcul- Sjach and Raridcn. INTERNATIONAL Montreal............ fi Rochester 2 Providence......... 1 Richmond M 3 fforonto............. 3 Buffalo 5 Second Toronto............. 4 Buffalo 3 No other games scheduled. AM. ASSOCIATION Cleveland........... S St. Paul 3 Columbus..-....... 3 Minneapolis 5 Indianapolis....... 6 Milwaukee 8 Louisville.......... 2 -Kansas City -1 Second game- Louisville.......... 1 Kansas City; 0 T hereby accept the challenge issued in The Lethbridge Herald on the 19th inst. to ride the sum, of S250.00, providing Arthur R, Bond, .the owner, pays the previous purse offered me for riding "Hay" at Vul- can Stampede on the llth inst. Furthermore, T am .willing to raise the hot to anil any, more on the side if need! be." 20 Per cent, to be posted at one of the hanks at Vulcan as a guarantee of good faith. T. Rough Rider in the R.N.W.M.P. at Lcthhridgc. If Johnny Evers were only a heavy- weight fighter .wouldn't.there he rare sport all the time for the boxing fans. CHALLENGE To R. N. W. M. P. I hereby challenge'any rider of the R. N. -W.-M. P. to ride slick saddle aud scratch, on Upt day of Fair at Vulcan, 21st October, 1915, for a wager of 'be-.posted a.t one of the Banks. at Vulcan as- guarantee pf_good faifcb. ARTHUR R. Owner of "Rty." PLAY ONE-TO-Bl'liE IN ATWI 10 DtCl HIY F001BALL much criticized by the S. 0. E. suppoi tcrs. The remainder of the game was fast. North Lethbridge strove hard to break tlie tic as (lid the S.O.E. Nothing happened, however, and the whistle sounded, witii the United ircssing hard at the S.O.E. end. NOTES OF THE GAME The S.O.E. half-back line seemci to he the main stem of the team. Dennett, Holland and Lee played star games. Bennett in pariicu ar played tlie game to a finish and was argely responsible for the checking o the various onslaughts. He was always in the play and held up his end in a line manner. North Lethbridge United 1 Goal Summary First Second The Line-Up S. o. E. Parsons; Wall IB and Ncsblt; Holland, Bennett and Lee; Stowe, Faunch, Farrant, Draper and Bestwick. N. L. U. Hewitt; Seaman and Holland; Mclndoc, Whyte and Holberton; Willetts, Simm, Gurr, Tennant and Campbell. tSurr; and The championship ttf the city fool-hall league and the possession of the Alagrath shield is sUl a question. The deciding game last night between the Sons of 'England and ol special mention. Their work in front of the goal was good. Nes-iiit made some stellar plavs and to (icfc liy him the Uniteds found it dim-cult. ml a tic, and again the score was 1 trt 1. Another game will have to be to decide tbe championship. Last night's game was a cracker-jack. A brand of football was im-tappcrl that has not been equalled in thn citv loagiiG this, season. The ar'gpst" turnout of fans was also irescnt. The main "grand stand was filled and some of the crowd assom-It.ed on the bleachers. Rivalry between the teams somewhat resembled thn old time Callie-S.O.E. competition. Bnf-h teams went onto the field with grim determination to merge out victors, ami the setting was perfect for a good game. Not for a moment did the playing relax. The teams were eHhec taking tho defensive strongly, or. rushing the game in attack with extreme energy. First Half OB the opening of the first half the play was carried to tire S.O.E. goal with a pretty piece c[ combination, and the play centred around the goal for a few minutes. Ncsbitt and Wal-lis began to show up and the ball was soon booted to the North Lethbridge side. The Sons then bogan aggressive and for a time the forwards were pressing Hewitt, who made some brilliant saves. Twice in particular were the odds so against him that scoring seemed certain. Stowe hail T-Icwitt at his mercy but iv some Hukfi he carried the ball to tlie front of the goal, where a scrim ensued only to result in losing the opportunity. Farrant; also had as good a chance hut Hewitt's work again came in aud hopes were lost. S. O. E. Score It was after fifteen minutes of play that Farrant. located the net for t-ho first goal of the game. 'Bennett took the ball away from the front of the S. O. K. goal, when the Uniteds wore rushing, and bv a prettv pass shot the ball to Farrant. Farrant only had the two backs to heat and did this by running away from them with the jail. The rtsli was clear sailing. He easily kicked the ball into the net. The rest of the half was of a give and take nature, rach side m'akirg rushes or defending the goal. Second Half The play at the opening of the second half began to show signs of greater speed and more determination. .North. Lethbridge still smarting under the one goal, lead against them began working hard for a goal. The forward Unu were playing good combination and some fine centres were driven across from the wings, hut the S.O.E. defence was strong. The fans began to concede that the Uniteds were due for a goal and interest was high. A. Gurr Trick The goal came after the Uniteris were forcing the play at ;the S.O.E. goal, get-ting a corner when Parsons in order to save a shot had to put the ball over the bar. Willetts sent in a perfect corner kick, the hall apparently going behind. The goal judge rulrd a goal kick, but Referee Gurr ruled allowing another corner, whereat A. Gurr gave the hall a prettv head into the' goal.. The half had gone for 22 minutes. Referee Gun's ruling in this instance is United forward line played well together. The combination of Camp-lell, Simm, Gurr and Willetts stood out in relief. The S. 0. E. defence, lowever, was stable and unbeatable. The S. 0. E. forwards were strong, too. Farrant played a stellar game. His running was a noticeable feature of his .playing. Holberton and Whytc, United halls, were always in the thick of the play. Holberton''s famous heads and long drives, were features in stopping S. 0. E. rushes. The backs were playing a good game also. Both goalies stopped all shots that were possible. The. two goals scored were earned goals and to stop them was almost an impossibility. The prevalent feeling was that Jas. Gurr refereed one of his best games. Although the S.O.E. arc not inclined to overlook his alleged improper decision in the case of the N.L.U. goal. MARKS ON Hi IE care not for the stars that sang Connie Mack, whereupon he sold- another to ComiskeyJ Yes, Indeed It is interesting: to note that in the United States athletic championships at 'Frisco, Hannls Kolehmainen-was first -in tbe modified Marathon of fifteen miles, with Willie Kyromeii aec-ond.-and Nick Gtanakopulos third all good American names. Nit! It must be tough to be. posing as a single man at the Beach and have some sink ask you before a crowd "Have- yoiLgot your wife with you "That second speaker was extraordinary.." "I -thought' his sppech was about the dullest I ever heard.' "His speech didn't amount to anything, but he 'failed, when he got up to say- that the toastmaster's -introductory remarks reminded him of' a story." A Curiosity Is this .a museum? ,.No, this is not a museum. "Well, what iS'that man doing with a glass stuck" iu one eye? Oh, that is the Lethhridge monocle man. A record for the smallest score by eleven players was recently made al Eastbourne, England, where an in-terdivisional league cricket game was played convalescent 'soldiers at Summer down Camp. E division hatted first, declaring their innings closed after scoring 172 runs for 3 wickets, due principally to a fine not-out innings of 72 by a player named Smith. AH E division could do in response was- to total 1 run, Smith again being very much in ev -dence by capturing 7 wickets for 'the only run scored. LADIES PLAY THRILLING TENNIS AT ALBERTA Edmonton, Aug. -ID. rain of Tuesday night rendered t-ho Edmonton Lawn Tennis courts unplayable, anil the morning program yesterday was postponed. By the kindness of the Patricia Square Tennis Clulj, who placed their courts at the disposal ot the tournament, committee, it was made possible to the afternoon playing in nearly every draw, and what is most winning all .of his games. Two south side cracks hooked up in the open singles when M. R. Hay defeated L. 13.. Yule, by 5, 2. Two splendid matches were played in the K. L. Ferris singles, 0. J. Howe defeating P. E. Ross after two close sets, while F. S. McArlhur beat. Of. H. 'Steer 3, In the open doubles the match between Casselhian and Steer and Brown and Reeve was a fine one to watch, the former pair winning by close score's. The -Northern mixed doubles, also uroductivo of some axcitiag coc-tMte, two in particular .bsing mo'st interesting. .McKsight acd Mrs. Isv were forced to extaa'd 'sets before "Qasf Miss C. sure of and Miss 'Beut :tfe aucthei three set matrh. oil the afternoon program according to schedule. H remained for. two ..ladies, .to. .give the most brilliant, display' o! tennis during the afternoon. Jits'. Bent and Miss. Davias were drawn .together in the Ladies' open singles'-, the match was nicst. excitinfc. took the first sst'S H> lr but 'in the ici-t tet Miss fJiviesi-' tufaW-- tbs tables, winding' bV-S. to ;4 HUid set was a heart breaker, Miss-Dartes carrying the score to! ?r7 ed to acniiowletlre 0. J. Rowc was a hard-worked GOLDSMITH CUP WILL BE EM- BLEM OF OFF SCHEDULE LABOR DAY CANADA'S GREAT BOY AT SPEED 'FRISCO Thc--ittnateur baseball championship of. Alberta will be decided by a dou- ble-header on Labor Day II the plan now being worked out In tlie gover- nors of the in Alberta is con- summated. The rules 'tivcring the competition have hccn drawn up anil efiorts are being made to arrange the first game between Lacymbe and the -Edmonton Bearcats and between Cal- gary Hustlers and Medicine Hat for! next.week. Two games out of three will decide each series and the north! ami south winners will meet in a series of three games. Lethbridge aud other towns in the extreme south shcvild enter this competition. The brand of amateur ball played in this vicinity is on a par witli the best in (the province. New Dayton has a team which would give a line ac- count of. itself, to say nothing oi a team from this city. Governing Rules the nlay-nfi are ollows 1. The trophy, emblematic of Alberta amateur bast-ball the champion- "Gold- ship shall he known as the "Gold smith Cup" and the dub winning th' provincial championship shall held the cup for one year. 2. "The secretary to I obtain from the president oi tiie win- anch of the thc uf C. Ibejrta shall Brooklyn, Aug. Hrooklyns advanced to within two points of the Phillies today when they beat Chi- cago (i to 0 in an exciting bat.tle. .__ The Cubs overcame a four-run lead, mil. a o...------ guarantee or j finally tying the- score in the eighth I bond for the safe return of the cup only to have Cheney send in the win- desired. ning run with a wild pitch in the 3. Each club competing in the j Dodger's half of the same inning. Francisco, Aug. 19 Fabre, the Canadian long distance runner, arrived hero yesterday, aiul will com- jiett in the Olympic marathon which is to be lic'id nndor the ausmces of the I'iinaina-1'a- cific KU position athletic com- iriiitoe on August 1'S. Fabre won the Boston marathon tins year. Clifton llonuj Dor- Chester, Mass., one o[ tho most consistent nwrathoiu-rs in the cast, also arrived here ycster- day for the Olympic event. Its players Two players were severely injured. Otto Miller 'was hit over the right t eye by a batted ball during practice and was taken to the Midwood Sani- have been signed up with their re spective clubs one month previous to j tarium. Cy Williams was hit on the the closing day of the schedule in right check by a pitched ball in the their own league in order to compete in the championships. 4. Until, such time as there is a recognized provincial amateur govern- ing body for baseball, a committee appointed by the executive commit- tee of the board of governors of the Alberta branch of the A. A. U. of C., composed of H. Lang, Medicine Hat; Robert Pearson, Calgary Jas. Mann Red Deer; Leroy J. Edmon- ton, for 1915 will co-operate and work in harmony leagues throughout with the the sevcral eighth inning and forced to retire. the play-offs, National Commission Rules The regatta hooked for this even- ing at the lake has been postponed until the end of the month. Tlie Aquatic association has taken heed province in j of the complaint raised by the Home I Guard in respect to the date inter- fering with the latter's work. The 5. Rules as adopted by the joint weather is not bright for a regatta, playing rules committee of the tional commission to govern all championship games. fi. The "Goldsmith" official league ball to be the official ball for all championship games. If Each.visiting club shall appoint its own unlpire-in-chief, the home either. It is the purpose of the Aquatic club to hold a bigger and better re- gatta than was scheduled for tonight. The new date set is August vic holiday here- A great numliei oi the Lethbridge citizens will be at- tending the fair at 'Raymond on that club to appoint the umpire on the j date, hut there will also be a great, bases. Each' club to pay its own um-j number-at home in any event and it pire's expenses and fee of per game. 8. The number of games in each is to those at. home that the Aquatic club will offer their entertainment. The entries for the events schedul- series to he three. Winner of .two led before postponement will stand, out of the three to be declar-! and entries will he received for addi- _ ed the winner. Clubs to be drawn for home and home games'. Club getting the first home game to play that game at home, the second game away and third, .if. necessary-.- If the series is decided in two games the third game to be played as an exhibition game. To Have Full Control 9. All protests must be made to secretary oi the Alberta branch of the A. A. U. of C., in writing within forty-eight hours after the time of the game, the same to be accompanied by which will marked check be forfeited to Alberta branch of the A. A. U. of C. providing the protest is npt allow- ed'; the secretary will, immediately, on receipt of this protest, send copy to the protested and ask for reply, tional events. GRAND CIRCUIT. MAKES DEBUT AT NORVAL Mcr.troal, Que., Grand Circuit racing was inaugurates in the province of Quebec today, when ab- out two thousand people at Norval track, Montreal, witnessed- three in- teresting- events. Chief of these was the Queen Mary Stakes ..for 2.06 pac- ers, for which a purse of was hung up. This was won by Judge Or- monde, C. A. Valentine's black stal- lion, driven by owner. Judge Or- monde stepped the distance in 2.0444 in the third heat, this being the best time made during the afternoon on a track that wkas very fast. Willie the attendance at the open- 1 in ii ill [i ill mil HI ii 111 in i Mermen's Violet Talcum The soft, downy Mennen powder redolent of fragrant violets makes this a delightful toilet requisite. TflLCvJNS Mennen's Talcum for Men An invisible natural powder. An antiseptic, protective finish to a clean shave. Sloe Gin For Rickies ALL OF RIPE IRISH SLOES AND BRITISH GIN- PRICE PER QUART BOTTLE C. C. PAGNUELO WINE SPIRIT CO. Calgary, Aug. there were Lion Oil company, a separate and some queer dealings in the Western distinct com .any, were paid on behalf Canada Oil Co. was made apparent of the promoter who still owed the today in the investigation of oil com- money. panic's being conducted by Judge Car- That an' impossible drilling con- penter here, aud in which the West- tract was entered into with the ern Canada Oil Co. was the. first to Janse Drilling company who got receive attention. The secretary, Jul- consideration, hauled the ma- ins Langner, is rather seriously in-, chinery on to the ground and later volved. J hauled it off again; when no" more What the Evidence Revealrd i money was forthcoming. That the Western Canada Oil coni- That in the books of the Janse panv's treasury was milked ol over Drilling company was chalked in cold cash. down as commission to Director R. That the man suspected of getting j J. MacMicking, given on the same was Julian Langner, erstwhile sec- day the contract was awarded. On retary-treasurer now enjoying the sea! the stand, however, MaeSlicking de- breczcs in California. 1 clared it was simply a loan from That about shares were sim-l Janse and that he "did not see any- ply taken out of the treasury by thing suspicious in the circumstance; Langner and given away, some to directors and other friends. That there was- all .._____ and carelessness on the part of' the That shares were given away I directors, one of whom, R. J. Mac- as commission on a deal that never Micfcing, accepted a loan of took place was actually communicat- incorporation fees for the ed. That from the company, his explanation being that it :wal cm behalf of the Western Canada Stone company. whiclv must be lorwar ei insi c or- sesms ]ittle dollbt that Grand ty-eight hourb, the protested club M t also to put up a check for S25 (mark- ed) which will be forfeited if the protest is allowed. Protests which question an umpire's decision will not be considered. The baseball committee of the Al- berta branch of the A. A. U. cf C. shall have full control of all cham- pionship names, and anything not mentioned" in these rules shall bo dealt with by them and their, -decision shall be fina'l. They shall be allowed five per cent, of the gross gate re- ceipts in all championship games, the governor in the district where games are played to take charge of the Circuit racing lias couie to 'Montreal to stay. DILLON AND MCCARTHY DRAW Lewiston, -Mont., Aug. Dil- lon of Indianapolis and Tom McCar- thy of Lewiston, lightweights, fought ten rounds to a draw here this after- noon. McCarthy was the aggressor durin? the greater part of the fight. Neither man did much damage .until DiHoh cut loose in the last two rounds. Paddy O'Hern or Lewiston and Danny Cummings' of Suite.' fought a fast eigHt-roimd preliminary, also a draw. i OPENING MATCHES SEPT. 4, AND PROFESSIONALISM IS EN- TIRE'LY SUSPENDED -Aug. approved by the English Football association, London clubs who are members of the and Southern Leagues, making 12 clubs in all, have combin- ed in forming a London footbal combination which will be conducted on league lines. The 12 clubs are Brentford, Wcstham United, Totten- ham Hotspurs, Crystal Palace, Queen's Park Hangers, Fulbam, Clap- ton Orient, Millwall Athletic, Croy- don Common The Arsenal and Chel- sea. The opening matches will be plaved Sept. Proicssiontlism will be 'entit.ely .suspended and only neces- sary hotel and travelling expenses are' to be allowed. BELU.WAS IN DISTRESS Conn., Aug. bout between iifl, the Australian heavy- Dan (PoTky) Flynn of was stopped in tbe secofid sy'ths referee, Bell' claiming nfe -In distress and uniblt to con- YOUNG ;AHEARN-WILL GO TO OLD COUNTRY.. .........TO ENLIST- IN ARMY New York, N.Y., Augv of the. promising light heavyweights in the' game, is go- ing to fight Tired ,of. trying to do battle here, Ahearri' announced he is going over to there' is some real fighting; British 'army. Ahearn Englishman vby birth, although he lias deal-of his 'lite, in America. 'He has b.een urged to enlis'l. by British sporting men, because of. the' effect his lead would have '.on "other, young Englishmen. ROWELL ADVOCATES AN ARMY OF Woodstock, Aug. N. Rowsll. ''K.C., Ontario Liberal leader, to a patriotic address at the laying of the comer -stone of new Methodist church .it Lakeside, declared tiers was no reason why Canada eou'Id. not, proportionately, take is tiif a part in the war as Gfeit Britain., and stated that on -this tile Dominion should lend; troops to the front. LTING l-p 1 I N G We Carry a Stock of Leather Belting from One Inch to Six Inches i "Maple Leaf" Canvas E n d 1 e us Thresher Belts. 'Lion! Brand Endless Kubber Belts. "Genuine Gandy" Endless Thresh- er Belts. Supplied at short notice. THRESHER, SET OUR PRICES .COUNTS BEFORE -BUYING. AND Alberta Saddlery Co. ;