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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta E DAILYHEUALD Monday, August 21, MANY LIVELY LACROSSE GAMES 1- r SP-6-R-T-SI4 GALAXY OF SPICY SPORI NEWS LETHBRIDGE TENNIS TEAM OVERWHELMEDBY MACLEOD Record-Breaking Set in Doubles, Going 21-19- Leth-, bridge Took but Two of Ten Games WRESTLERS HARD FOR COMING CONTEST Macleod won out quite handily on Saturday evening in the Tennis Tour- nament with the Y. Jl. C. A. boys of IhjB city. The weather for the oc- casion was not the most desirable, sudden gusts of wind hindering the progress of the game at times. The games were well contested, notwith- standing thnt tto visitors took tihe peat majority of four events taking tlifee sets to decide the vic- tors One event was let unfinished on account of dirtiness. Macleod, Jiow- was there with the goods and won eisn't qut of ten events. After the same a lunch was partaken of in tno 'Alexandra Cafe. The results are fellows: Maw, Lethbridge, belt Oillespie, Waclwxi. .Kabtawm, Macleod, beat Jackson, letbbitege, Kennedy. Macleod, beat Davidson, LctlibrtdiV, R. F. Barnes, .Macleod. beat Beaton, Lethbridge. Proud, Macleod, beat Layton, Leth- bridge. Hall, Mncleod, beat Spencer, Lebli- brldge, R. U. Barnes, .Macleod. beat Suther- land, Lethbridge, Doubles Glllespie and Kennedy, Macleod. beat Mason and Jackson, Lethbridge, Proud and Robinson, Macleod, beat Davidson and Layton, Lethbridge, Spencer-.aud Sutherland, Lethbridge, beat R. B. Barnes and Hall, Macleod, Hall and R. F..Barnes, Macleod, beat JIcKenzie and Lethbridge, Game called on account of arkuess. The Y. M. C. A. are now trying to arrange a date to play a return series with "Macleod on the latter's courts. 80RINTHIANS WIN Winnipeg Atif, four- let Corinthian team beat the All 'by 2 to I this af- ternoon. BROOKLYN'S SPLIT HELPS OUT CUBS Even with and Athletics Win In American Brookljn and PltMmrg broke even double-header, strengthening Chl- IH a cagq'B grip on the National pennant Lefleld allowed 16 hits, but was ef- fective men on baaes, 13 runners being left on the bags. Wttsburg had a lead of 10 to 2 m the second game, 'Brooklyn began the ninth in- ning A great rally for seven bits and five runs sent Adams to the clubhouse but did not overcome PitUburg's lead. New York and Cincinnati aplit even In a. With men on first and third and none out In the eighth, Mattbewaon went In and retired-the men In order. Mattuewson tried to repeat in the second gamCj but was hit hard Before the defeat had 22 straight games from :Cln- clDDati. Mitchell got a single, double, triple and home run in four times at bat' In the second gmwe. St. LoniB split 'even with .PhlladeU phla In a double-header. Tho first game ITM a pltcheri' battleibetween Harnon Dud Alexander, the rialtora winning in the twelfth American Features Doujherty's muff, after one man Had (tailed afld another sacrificed, fol- lowed by a safe hit, ended a battle "In Tihi'h Philadelphia Ton. Neither side until-.the final inning. .White oppoMd Plank, "ho was ordered out of the fame for disputing a aecisioh and Morgan took his place. .Butchers bit with two out in the ninth, drove in won for Cleveland. Graney was put out. in the ninth. "Detroit bunched hits off Woods .scor- ing four Bmiman's fielding fea- tured. Western Canada League Games ESKIMOS PUT TWO OVER.ON Edmonton, Aug. EsklnJos took noth ends of a double header from the crippled Bronchos' on Sat- urday, getting the decision in, the morning game by 6 to 2, and in the evening by 8 to 6. The drat game was a good exhibition of the game, the fielding on both sides furnishing lota ot features, but in tho evening the weather was threatening and the play- ers of both teams played in a cureless manner, helped out by sloppy pltchinR. The Bronchon got a nice lead In the evening, only to lose out when the JSiUmoi fell on Barnstead In the fifth innlngn for five and the victory. No Mfccr tames In the Western Can- reported. 'TwM cold anil stormy They wew tested around the when Daredevil Dick arose "II why or t peanut stand M wonltf a cream punch make a milk t" S.O.E. DEFEATED PINCHER CREEK Plucher Creek, Aug. Members of the Lethbridse S. 0. E. lodge .to the number of twenty-eight, and five from Cowley, arrived here Saturday. A. football grime was played .between Lethbridge 7and Piucher Creek players the evening, and although the home players, some of whom did not have a practice for two years, put up a pretty good game, they were easily outclassed by visiting them two brethren, .who defeated goals to none, One goal was scored' in' .each half. The first went to Gurr, who shot one that proved too much for the Pincher man between the nets. The next -was the result of a scrimmage i near the goal, Parker doinjr the (feed. Poor grounds handicapped the players. "The 3. 0. E. line-up was, Coles; Al- cocir, and Chiswick; Lee and Firlh; Clarke, Fatinch, Parker, A. and Clayton. Referee, J. G.urr. After the game all hands repaired to the lodge room where .degree work was- the order of the evening. QtOR-CiE- HACKENaCHMTDT. One of the most hiterestlDj: wrestling exhibitions in years is nroiuised wueii Trunk Uotch. the clmmpion, and CJuorgc HacUensclimidt, of :ome together at Couiislcey Park. Cl.lcngp, on September 4. The fiici ilmt tlm rontest will be decided in the open nir has compelled both men to adopt Ur arc-ims for tbcir training work. committee are sparing no-pains to make Uiem :i success. The races are invariably the recreative feature of all full's and they will oc-1 Cliny the place that becomes them ill j 1. Southern Alberta's bigfc-csl and best celebration thai ever hits been. Never before liaB the south coun- try seen such an array of classy rac- ers as Is beins harbored In the stables at the present time, preparatory for Hie events. Some ot the best horses from tho coast are here besides tho choice racers of the prairie provinces. CORINTHIANS WON'T BE HERE Famous English Football Eleven Change Their.Plans and Incidently Forego Visiting Lethbridge The Lethbridge Rovers and Jlac- leod meet on Wednesday evening, at the ball grounds. Game commencing at Wm. Raisbeck, of Grassy Lake will referee. An effort is being made to arrange the "Bennett Shield game, lietw n Lethbridge and Calgary Caledonians for Friday the 25th, failing this, Leth- bridge Caledonians ami Sons of Eng- land .will meet in the semi-final ,pf tile "Wrlg'llt Charity Cup" on that date. Owing to the game in Calgary with the Corinthians on the 26th, it is pro- bable the 'Bennett Shield' ttes will Be postponed tor another woek and the Callies and Sons will provide a game for the 25th. The English'' Corinthian football eleven will not be seen in action Lethbridge. The famous English team have changed their nland anil in- stead of returning by the Crow's line as first proposed, they will come back from the coast by the main line {New' Westminster Stopped Their Rivals in Hot Clash vhich apparently seems sufficient rea- son for them .passing up and killing the fond hopes of The '.ov- ers of football here who had. been !ooU- eleven in action. Tills intelligence ..was received the local football executive from 0. A Parker, manager of the Corinthian team. It will be remembered that the Ex- received a letter when the toiir proje'ctdtl'r offering a game to this city. Terms were given: satisfactory to the managers of Hie tour and the Leth- tl'at'' football executive were notified to consider a game as This is rather hard on the city as a visit froni tho English- teanf wo'ul'd ftava ad- vertised Lethbridge :iu eVeYy corner of the United Kingdom, and in every oth-ar European football leentre. Football enthusiasts will derive con- solation from the fact that they see ihe Corinthians as they in Cal- gary on tile 26th. The Calgary Board of Trade are giv- ing the Corinthian team their utmost attention, as they recognize the bene- fits to be derived therefrom in the way of publicity. A big crowd of enthusiasts is expected 10 make the journey to Calgary, and a great game should be seen. Aug. the most sensational lacrosse ;K'aine played on the coast, fi to 5, the winning goal being scored three seconds before time. Players were knocked out'frequently and the time .that the teaiss were on the field ex- tended over three hours. It was the beet game play el! here this seaeon, 'both twelves playing tet- ter lacrosse than ever before. With the score standing four each about the end of the fast quarter. Newsy La- loutie. broke through Westminster's defence and put the ball in the net, biit' the point was disallowed. The Westminster goal umpire made to put lip bis hand when the ball hit the in- Bid c of the net but when it 'bounced out again he dropped it down just ax quickly, .and while Vancouver players were claiming the coal West- minster rushed down and 'scored, but the referee'-apparently saw Lalonde'i shot hit. the net and h> whittle before WestmlnBter scored. A near riot occurred when the Van- couver goal was disallowed aa thous- ands of fana the shot hit toe net. It was, in .the. view of Vancouver, case of robbery. The teams played, fast lacrosie .all through the game. Vancouver having the better of the game- after the Oral quarter. Westminster tank the lead early in the game, getting two goals to Vancouver's one in the first; but the teams were even lip, three each, at half time. Vancouver took the lead' for the first time ill the third but tho Rdyals equalized soon afterward. The teams battled fiercely for twelve minutes in the last quartar befor-a Cliff Spring put -Westminster'ahead, and it looked all off with Vancouver. Fitzgerald took the from the face off "and ran past Westminster's defence and brought the of Vancouver supporters to their feet, cheering. goal came immediately after and it would have practicallx ciuched the cup for Vancouver. Cllfi' Spring dashed in just befor-2 time and gave Westminster another chance to hold the cup. Johnny Howard was dropped by Westminster for breaking training rules but he was stripped ready to take Glfford's place wh-en Gifford was carried off the field. Vancouver still lea-ds ttie league, five to four, and the final game will be plnyed in Nrew'Westminster Labor Day. The attendance was CON JONES A SORE LOSER Vancouver, Aug. Mlnto Clip contest is still the chief topic In sporting circles. The rcfercelng in Saturday's match was the subject of much adverse comment In Vancouver, says the Newa-Advertts- er's sporting editor. The. executive of the Vancouver'Lacrosse Club is dlsEntlsfled to sar Hie least and unless an eiiual line IB drawn between it and the New Westminster Club in the matter of appointing officials for lames, it Is probable that no-mulch will played next Labor Day at New Westminster. Con Jonoi, of the Vancouver Lacrosse Club, Issued the following statement: "I consider the gsme was handed to Westminster by the referee and goal umpire and that there will be no game on September 4t.h unless Vancouver bus some in the selection of the referee for Miat day, of which they have not so. far this year." In tho opinion of non-partisan lacrosse enthusiasts, however, New Weatmlnater won on merit, superior generalship and home play. Van- undoubtedly had more opportunity to score but failed through faulty team-work." Trouble in Camp and Caps Lost Shamrocks administered another defeat to the Capitals Saturday by. a score of 10. to S. There was some sort of a mutiny in the Capitals' ranks during the week and though Coach Smith managed to smooth matters over or two, of those who have been playing regular were among the absentees when the red shirts trotted out. Louie Foley, their goal keeper did not report and Alex Cnrrie was also missing. The Capitals thus placed Ashfield in the nets and switched their field around to make room for Gorman. CLASSY ENTRIES FOR THE LETHBRIDGEJAIR RACES Good Purses Brlng'Out Fast Horses Three Days of Racing Stand and Track Favorable Features Tho program of races for the fair here this week is about tlio usual length but the purses exceed themsel- ves. There Is a good-variety and the Tins been left wanting to make eve1'5'" thing cleanly, serviceable anil conven- ient in connection with them. The central portion of the stand is devoted to reserved scats anil The races arc not billed to commen- ce until the second (lay of the lair. They include three doys in all, Wed- nesday, Thursday and Friday. The spectators will have an opwr- tunity of witnessing a good program from a grand stand that will accom- modate 5000 people, so that the in- convenience of overcrowding may put out of the reckoning. ;The race track and its accomraoda- 'tion are not surpassed in the country. Below the stand are located ladies and gentlemen's toilet rooms, and it mny bo said ot these that nothing boxes. The following is the program: Wednesday. Aug. 23rd Trot and 2.35 I'ace One mile dash Trot, 2.17- Pace .......t Five eighths dush Half mile, 2 in 3 Thursday, Aug. 24 2.10 Trot. 2.15 Pace Con-boy race, horses that nev- er started for public money J100 2.20 Trot, 2.25 Paca Three quarters mile dash ...J250 10. Pony race, 1-2 mile hands (14 1-2 Friday, Aug 25. 11. Free for all 12. Three eighths mile, open ..J200 13. Gentleman's driving race. 1-2 mile, heats to four wheel wagon owner up. Horses thnt have won public money are barred from this Ladies' Plate 1 1-4 miles This may be added to before the date of the fair. MARK NELSON Who is Going to Box Here Has an Arm-Long Record Chicago, New York. Pittsburgh... Philadelphia St. Lo.uiB, Mavk Nelson, who will hook up Cincinnati Rov George at the Majestic ijlrooklyn. Standing of Clubs Today with theatre Thursday evening in a round go, lias a record oi fights as loiii! as your arm. Nelson lias fought somewhere in the neighborhood of 112 battles lie has won a hundred oi them. Sixty-four times has he been successful in delivering the sleep-pro- ducing portion to his antagonists. Nelson, oi course, cannot lay claim to a place in the rank of the top- notch middle weights, hut he is in a class with the best lighters seen in (his country, barring Abe Altell. Nel- son ivill find an opponent worthy of liis steel in Roy George, whose rec- ord, too, is no mean one. George has fought- all the principal scrappers in and around Seattle, and not mote i Boston 65 BO 27 39 -12 44 47 '50 (15 62 .021 .604 .600 .568 .516 than twice lias he heard the referee toll his knell. There is every reason to believe that the two men are very equally matched. There is one thing certain that they both know the game from the ground up. It .may he said that the Herald is investigating the bout and so far find everything in connection with it on the square. Great care will be exer- cised in choosing the referee. The police, too, are anxious that the pub- lic shall he satisfied with the bout and precautions will be taken by them to ensure a clean mill. Philadelphia Detroit Boston New York Cleveland Chicago Washington St. Louis AMERICAN 73 69 59 .715 ,6M .519 .500 .500 .495 .416 .306 Torontos Had it On Cornwall PREPARING FOR COMING YMC.A. Thanks Donors of Prizes On behalf of the Physical Commit- tee the Physical Director of the A. M. C. A. wishes to extend many thanks to W. .f. Armstrong, donator of the l3G something doing In football circles OF CALGARY CALLIES Don't'forget tho practice game to be played tonight on the ball ground at 8.31) sharp between the Maroons and the Whites. From these players will be the team which will oppose the Calgary Callies some even- ing of Una week'. There promises to Toronto, Aug. the ,decis- ive victory of Cornwall over Montreal a week ago, it was thought tliat they might defeat Toronto Saturday, but tho boys in blue were playing at their top form. The gamp was Toronto's :iil the way and they downed the team from the, factory town by a score of 9 to 2. When bhe home team found its way easy, they took opportunity to try out some new men and Longfel- low especially showed great promise. Games in the Big Leagues AMERICAN Chicago 000 000 000 000 fl 1 1'lllhl. 000 000 000 000 8 0 White rand Block; Plank, Morgan and Thomas. 100 140 8 3 .....000 002 11 2' mid Stallage; Wood and' Detroit Uostbn Summers Carrigiin. St. Louis-----300 010 000 10 6, Washington 201 000 100 11 2 Powell and Clarke: Walker, Johnson and'Street-ami Henry. Cleveland OOO'OOl 10 .T New York 000 101 7 .1 Kalkenberg and Smith; Vaughan, Quinn and Blair. NATIONAL Philadelphia 101 000 001 11 2 St.'Louls 200 100 000 10 1 Alexander and Madden; Harmon and Bliss. Second game Philadelphia St. Louis and Stack Bliss. Boston Chicago 000 0'12 9 1 000 010 7 I Spencer; Grler and 301 000 S 303 400 IB -19 Matlern, Pfeiffer, Thompson and llaridun; Cole and Archer. 201. 000 15 I 000 020 B 2 Brwlu; Lelfield and Brooklyn Pittsbnrg ___ Rucker and Gibson. Second Brooklyn ___ 000 100 7 10 2 Plttshlirg ___ 2 Schardt, Bell, Bin-lie and Brwlu: Adams, Steele and Gibson. -N'ew York1..... 030 200 13 3 Cincinnati 200 7 1 Matbewson and .Myers; Caspar, Suggs and Clarke. Second New York..... 110 000 6 5 Oil 130 12 2 Marqilard, Crandall land Myers; J-'romme, Keefe and McLean. Cowley to Hold Big Celebration Pincher Creelt, Aug. grand celebration is to be held at Cowlej' n Labor Day, September 4th, when scries of sports, including horso races, baseball and polo will con- stitute the attractions. Tbe_ program of horse races and la as fot- OWB: Half mile saddle horse, 150 and up, 'or horses never- having won public money, first second 110. Pony race, 14.2 and under, weight for age, first ?25, second Ladies' race (race- horaM first second Novelty race, first Mcond Polo pony race, first second Boys' race, half mile, owner up, first ?5, second Half mile wagon race, no seats al- owed, first, cultivator; second, wheel- narrow. Polo .pony tandem race, first ?15. second Indian race, first second While Montreal SlumberedIndiansWoJiTJut Montreal, Aug. the Tec.umeelis to ei standstill and ty- shield for the all around championship recently competed for in the series of last week; also to Stafford-Agnew Co., for donating the gold medal for the first prize; also to Dr. L. B. Mason, for the silver medal constituting the second prize; and also to Kirkharii Rros., who donated a bronze medal for the third prize. The Harriers are requested to be on hand the F. M. C. A. as much as possible to get into shape for the .five mile handicap race to be held sometime this Fall. Tho first meeting of tihc season for the Senior Leaders corns will be held next Saturday evening at 7.30 o'clock, In the Y. M. C. A. jiuditorium. AH members are earnestly'requested to be present. ing the score at. four all in the third quarter, and after forcing the play through the fourth, Montreal WM caught off its guard Saturday and Felker scored tihe winning goal for the Indiana with only fifteen seconds left to play. It was lightning fast work. For fif- teen minutes the Montreal home hud been bearing in on Kinsman until a score seemed certain and (.he Ioonl fans were on their toes: cheering. Three times Fred Scott shot, but once treated to eome real classy stuff. Kinsman made a fine save and twice playing r.ubbar missed the goal by Inches. The round tree cleared, the ball went ui> to yiiarrie who ruihed in, passed to Felker, who fooled Brennan with a hard, clean shot. It wa.s one of tho greatest games ever seen here, and throughout the last quarter with fclin score standing 4 to Is week. Exhibition visitors will be reigned fever heat. excitement Time and time again tricky homo seemed about to get the winning goal, but Kinsman was playing the gamo of his life while Graydon .was doing eome magnificent checking. It was a fine game between two evenly matched teams and tho crowd of 5000 people got their money's worth. EASTERN LACROSSE Toronto, Aug. lacrosse results! Cornwall D, Toronto 2, At Ottawa. Shamrocks 7. Capitals 10. At Tecuusehs 5, Montreal 4. GILBETS INVALID PORT VViiic Spirit Co. ;