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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRinGE DAILY'HERALD Aiijjnsl 23, nil. GIANTS PUSH CUBS OUT OF FIRST HS-P-0-R-TS DUCK SHOOTING, SEASON OPENS TRAINING QUARTERS WILL BE ESTABLISHED BY HACK- ENSCHMIDT IN CHICAGO NEW YORK OUSTS CUBS OUT OF FIRST PLACE IN NATIONAL Chicago, A.ug. 22--George Mnckeu Bchmfdt the "Russian Lion" and leneerof Champion Frank td yesterday morning from his train- j ing camp at Shoreliam, Rnglaiid. In the Hackonschmldt entourage were his trainers and a chef who all of the Russian meals at his North Side With his usual (Hrfiiieiice the Kus- eip.n refrained from making extended comment his approaching mntch. He admitted liiat he WHS heavier than whon ho met Goich at Dexter Pavilion and, that, this time he had prepared fur tile contest by the most strenuous training period lie ever put in. ".Money did not attract me to CM-j cago to meet said Hack. "I came to ibe United States lust year Yesterday the New York (Hants and Chicago Cuba fought it out 'for the leader- snip of the National League. The Giants came off victorious ami are ahead by five points. The Pirates ore cbasiiiK the Cubs hurtl for sec- ond honors, six points separut- ItiK tiiem. This is the best in the National for years. Kor tbe last ten years one of the trio now fighting for first place, has been the cham- pion-ship winner; Chicago four times. four times and New York twice tin 190-t and IMS.) SEIIEIUEEHEIIHLG BOSTON SCKIRL IN fiEimE SWIM. Western Canada League Games MISS ROSE PITX NOFF under the management of .luck Cur- ley with ihe studied purpose of getting TOOK ELEVEN .INNINGS FOR ROBINS TO WIN Hobln victory in the SnsK'atoon, Aug. Hoods nosed out a -he to sign fora -Ho did eleventh inning today from the'Bern ;mu we are both training for Ihe event rtcKers by the score of 10 to S. Both for our careers. 1 was a sick man teams used two pitchers, when'I mat him..uefore and made a ililler-and Sheridan worked' for hi- mistake !il entering Uic ring in- saskatoon and 'Belford anil Barrisoi Bd'eqnately for, .Moose Jaw. In the eleventh after Fournier had reached first Gotch has Backing I m for Humbolt. Iowa. Aug. ad- thc .ball the left field SWIMMING TO CONE.T ISI-ANO BA.ST TWENTY SIXTH -STREET. One of the most remarkable feats lu swimming was on'August 18, when Miss Rose Pitonuf. n seventeen-year-old schoolgirl from Boston. Muss., swam from a New York pier to, Steeplechase pier, at Coney feliind, a distance of twenty-five miles, hi eight hours and seven minutes. wonderful endurance, tbe sheer audacity of her youth arid the ease with which she overcame tbe scour of the tide amazed veteran swimmers who witnessed her per- formance. miters throuahom the state of io'va and tlie surrounding states are grow- ing more and more anxious to back the champion, and .already larg. t com- 501 her fence, and won the EDMONTON BEAT CALGARY Calgary, Aug. locals r-uf- {played and outhit the visiting Eskl missions have been gat bored to; to send 'into Chicago in search of here vesterday could not even ens--hi'iidt backers. Ootcli's confidence1 nnd his past work in the ring and his j-lan of battle all add to the confidence of the- rsnr. Here are tlie points upon which Gotch avers he will win his match Hackenschmidt: declared that Hacken Schmidt was reared as a Graeco-Ro- man grapnler. and that the Russian is unfamiliar with the holds that make catch-ns catch-can what it is todaj-, This relates particularly to leg holds Jget ivtimely hit when the bases were [all occupied, and as a consequence lost tlie game by a score of I to 0. sue] as crotches and inside leg work. PROGRAMME OF TODAY'S RACES There arc four events on the for today's races at, the fair, list c-f entries are as follows FLYING DUTCHMAN pace of 2.35 Purse Pike, ch. g, Ear Chief, 7, Fred Criss. 'i. Gaiety Girl, h.m., 7, J.' Rey- nolds. y. -Joe Limit, b.s., 5, Looking For- warri, .1. J. Furman. Belle Freemore, hr.m., R, Fre- monl, .1. F. Diemcrt. 2rul race will he substituted. Hans Wagner Out of with Disabled Leg Pittshurg, Penn., August one leg encased in a plaster cast Hans Wjigner was met at Uniou Station yes- terday by physicians and attendants. The great dutchman, keystone of PKts- jurg's pennant hopes, is hopelessly crippled and the unfortunate mishap n the Brooklyn game lasj: Week will keep him out of tlie game for a month at least This unlocked for accident has al- most, silenced pennant talk in Pitts- card 'burg. .McCarthy, a brilliant little m- The fielder and ;i hard hitter, will supplant the slugging Teuton in the short field. Fred Clarke has wired PJtcher Dea- con Phiflipe to look after uagner's wants and comforts and heroic meas- ures will be adopted to fit the German Cor the gr.uellhig National League finish. A baking device has been shipped from the Pirate clubhouse to Wag- ner's home in Carnegie. This will be used in treating tlie injured leg. Doc Scanlon, the Brooklyn pitcher, who attended Wagner and who had the X-Ray photograph made, declares .it will be impossible for Wagner to 3rd Race-S Dash-Purse oil his leg for two weeks, let alone play ball. McCarthy, who will play short, is a speedy little chap of the Donnie Bush type. He is a hard hitter and has a. good eye, distance clouts having featured his work in the few games he has appeared this season. He is better hitter t.tian McKetchnie, who will be kept at first. Sportsman's Period of 1 Delight Plas Arrived Duck Shooting Season Opens Today--Thing or Two In Connection Therewith The duck shooting season, that porioel of delight for all sportsmen, is here again. With the first break of duwn rhis morning, it-became legal For anybody to shoot thicks, provided of course that he could also had a license. Yes, we must have a license this year to shoot ducks. It does not seem so very long ago since we shot thicks without a license. legis- lature has met meantime, and the Alberta law-makers have'iutt it down as imperative, that, besides being able to .shoot, which Is merely Inci- jdental, we must also have a license, in order to kill ducks in future. Don't forget the he very embarassing, just as you were about to bombard a likely looking flock with a double-barreled' "dispenser of buckshot, a Mounted Policeman should itoi> un and ask-you for the license that you didn't get. There Is lots of good shooting around Lelhbridge, and: undoubiedly many will take advantage of the early days of the season to earn a dinner of mallards. The season closes December 31st. Regulations gov- erning hunting are as follows: No person shall shoot or hunt between pue hour after sunset and one hour before sunrise. No person shall destroy same by means of poison, narcotics, sunken punts, nightlights, traps, snares, or with swivel, snriirg, automatic or machine shot guns. No person shall export game without a permit from the minister of agriculture. No person shall wilfully disturb, destroy or take the eggs of anv game or other bird protected by the game act. No 'person" shall huy, sell or in the flesh of any game bird without a license. The following are the open seasons: Ducks and 23 to December 31. Rails, Coots, Snipe, Plover, 1 to December 31 Prairie Chicken, Partridge, 1 to October 31. Hungarian Partridge and before October 1, 1911, The following birds may be shot at all times (except Sundays' Wild geese, crows, eagles, blackbirds, grackles, English sparrows, loons, cor- nloniuts, pelicans magpies. All other birds are protected. The non-resident's fee for a license to shoot game birds only is 516. A fine of not exceeding 5SOO and costs may be imposed for infractions of the game act. ENGLISHMAN Elasily Outswam Oppon ents in international Race Montreal ,Aug. Scot land, Canada, the United States ant South Africa divided honors in the King Edward Park, the nine mile dis tance swim Saturday, with Engl takins the lion's share. Freii Kear- sley, a new arrival in the field ot Canadian aquatics, but an old band at distance swimming, nlio haiid from ihe southern half of Great Britain, finished an easy first a good seven mimices-ahead of George Ritchie, a. n cent arrival from North of Tvveed. Ten minutes later John Kerry, a .Mont- realer, straggled into the wharf at King Edward park, then came another iong wait until Uob Ximraerman, a native of Chicago, hove into sight, 'ollowed four minutes later by "W. H, 3raumamv who originally came from under the Boer flag before the Trans- vaal was part-of United South Africa. There were only fo.ur more to finish lespite the fact that twenty seven dived off the steamer Chateuguay ijcingsfdc the guard pier at starting ;mi. Kearsley, the winner, travelled iver the whole course with a sweep- iig stroke, finishing in two hours and hlrty five minutes. 1. Charmain, b.m., 1, M. Olive. 2. Nellie Racine, ch.m., 7, Racine, W. .1. Alford. 3. Nancy Jane, h. m., G, Kniglit. 1. Hondo, ch.m., 3, Cunarri, monton Siables. Ray Ed- o. .Siiannoaside, h.m., aged, Aug- brim, W. Mcl.atighlin. Ii. ICxcheiiucr, h.g. 8, Ben fjtrone, Calelwcll. 7. The gr.h., K. pauley. S. I'oinbiiry, b.h., K. Salt. Mile Dash Purse OiuUa I'ercha, 3, Com- mon, G. M. Gray. 2. .Jack Adams, b.g., 9, Jackson, l.ec Hortlnti. 3. l.n Dexter, s.m., 1, W. G. Mceks 5, Ray Knight. 5. I'ast Flight, b.g 4, M. 6- My lioquel, IMP., E. J. Salt. Here are some of the records in the old days, which the veterans like to talk .about Hugh Duffy with the Boston club in 1891 had the unprecedented hatt- ing average of .-138. Tlie first no-hit game ever played was by .Joseph Mann of Princeton, N. J., against Yale at New "Huven. The game was played in 1875 CANADIAN ATHLETES FOR OLYMPIC GAMES F. L. C, Pereira, secretary of the Canadian Olympic committee which arranged the sending of teams to the London Olympic in 1908, stated last night that no steps had yet been tak- en regarding Canadian representation at Stockholm next year. It is believed however, ihat tlie Canadian team will be limited to an eight-oared crew and five or six good athletes. AND TONY ROSS FOR SHORT (OUT New York, Aug. Ungford nil Tony Hoss, of X-ewcastle, will bat- !tle ten rounds at the. National Club .Thursday night, Ito-.w has lioen show- well in his recent lioilts here I- anil although he has not a chance i< last (ho liliiii if Sum is trying, thc fight should be a corker. MAHER EXONERATED RECORDS WHICH DELIGHT BOYS OF THE OLD BRIGADE In the thirteen years between' 1S77 and 1S90, "Silver" Flint caught 835 games, and In S33 of them he wore neither mask, glove or chest protect- or. In the 16 games between 1876 and 1892, Adrian C. Anson played games anil made hits. Hit bat- ting average for the entire 16 years was .344. In Boston won every game play- ed on the home grounds. In games, covering 12 conse- cutive seasons, alike Kelley had batting average of .321. LOCAL MAN Has it on Nelson in the Matter of "Weight but Lacks Experience Koy tiepree anil .Mark Nelson, who inset tomorrow night in the .Majestic riieiure in their scheduled- 15-rounU Boxing exhibition, know practically nothing of each other's ability, nud no one else is in a nutrition to cpti- inatc how they will compare in the "lug with any accuracy, hut Nelson's long list of ami the men ho HUB fought gives assurance of the t lint'he is a niitt artist of some class. He has fousht about all tlm at his wcisht in the :onntry 'besides a few of tile top- lotchurs. if Koy George, the local man, lacks experience in comparison to Nelson, le will make up the balance in addi- lonal weight. George is a powerful ighter and has u inulu-hick for n mncli. He is clover too. Kroin what can be gathered it ap- 'ears that George is ruling the favor-" ta. Games in the Big Leagues NATIONAL New Vork 002 000 11 1 120 020 S Ames, Crandall'nnd .Myers; Brown and Archer. I'oston 000 OSO j.6 5 -113 100 IS ii I Veiling, .McTlgue, Grlllin and Kllng; iSmiili, Kccfe and .McLean. I'hiladclphla 210 000 t 0 Httsburg g 2 Alexander and .Madden; Ferry. Hen- Urlx anil Gibson. llruofelyn 1110 200 101 13 2 ,St. Louis 001 003 100 H 0 Uurfcc. Hchardt and Krwln: Steelc Harmon and liliss. ENGLISH CRICKET London, Eng., Aug. er beat North Hants by 7J! runs. Sus-j ex beat the Indians by ten runs. Sur- ey beat Kent by nine rune. GREAT FEAT OF LADY SWIMMER Standing of Clubs Today WESTERN CANADA .Moose Jaw Calgary Edmonton Winnipeg Saskatoon Brandon 79 69 SI 32 25 32 4C 52 67 74 .WS .ill J95 .323 .252 AMERICAN Cleveland .100 noo n o J.inston 000 000 S 0 Gregg and Smith; 1'apo and Carrl- aan. Chicago 100 020 10 1 .Washington 000 100 5 6 White and Block; Hughes and Street Detroit Oil 000 7 1 New York 400 ISO 10 4 Ainllln. Wlllet. Works and Stan- te: Ford anil Sweeney. St. Louis...... OliO .10 4 1'hiladfilphia 000 fiOl S 0 iMucllell and Krichell; Danforth, Krause, .Morgan' and' Thomas. St. Louis 000 000 2 4 J'hlladelphia 111 020 IS 1 .i'elty, George and Clarke and South- rick; .Morgan anri Thonias. STAR New York ittsburg Philadelphia St. Louis Cincinnati Brooklyn Boston 67 64 67 61 CO. 43 43 27 42 41. 44 48 SO 59 66 65 .615 .610 .604 .560 .545 .454 .3SS .297 'hiladelphia Jetrplt Boston Cleveland lew Jhicago St. Louis 74 70" 59 5S SS 57 48 35 .649 .60S .518 .504 .500 ..4 IS .210 HOCKEY PLAYER LESUEUR MAY COME WEST TO PLAY Ottawa, 'Aug. Lesueur may go west to figure in the new Paci- fic Coast Hockey league. He was ap- proached by Frank Patrick, who of- fered him the.management of the Ed- monton team at a mucli larger salary than he over received in the east. Les.ueur is considering the offer and it would not he at all surprising to see him- leave. Edmonton wants a good .goal tender to lucceed the late Jack Winchester and" Leetueur is Pat- rick's choice as, the beat available man in the east. m RUey Hern of the vanderers is being Bought, for'by the 'algary team, Fred'Taylor is consid- ering an offer but la not likely to eave the- east. San Francisco, Aug. feat f. Laugenour, who swam lie Golden Gate.yesterday in one hour am! 28 min.utes, was surpassed today by Miss Nellie Schmidt, a University of California student, who swam tile same course in 42 minutes. Alias Liba Scheffield and Miss Nita Scheffiold, sisters, also swam tho channel, tile former in 43 minutes and the latter in 47 minutes. Mrs. Terec Oesch, who once beforo made an unsuccessful attempt to swim the channel, was taken from the vv.iter exhausted, within 100 yavda of the lin ish: I The young women rv.am one mile, from Fort Point to Lime Point The shore was crowded with lioth sides. "Paariy" Redear, England, Aug., meeting today the stewards of the jock ey club inquired into the incident at Leicester last Friday, when "Danny" iMaher was set down for his ride on Lord Rorebcry's Sallust. The Ste- wards after hearing the circumstances exonerated the American jockey of all blame. SH( -IS Discovers the Secret ofO'Toole's Success No sooner does a great batsman at the point of propulsion, so great IE spring .up than the pitchers begin tc look for his weakness. No "sobnbr the -force. This causes the downward break of the hall as in tbe ordinary does a pitcher begin to win games spittcr thrown by most of the pitchers regularly than the managers start a using the spit'ball. search to find what lie possesses. Jimmie Hurke, the manager of the Indianapolis team of the American association, the boss of a club jirtv played St. Paul, believes that he has found the secret of Marly O'Toolo Pittsburu's new pitcher's ef- fectiveness. "O'Toolc's spitter has the biggest break that I have ever seen. Me: starts tho ball at tho letter of the; hatter's shirt and when it lands in I the glove of Kelly it is at the slug- ger's knee. "O'Toole has a deceptive delivery I and study, him as you will you can "O'Toole has one system of pitch- never quite determine just whether ng" said Burke. "lie has a fafttjhe is starting that spitter or his fast ball with a hop on it and a spit ball, one, I "Good for Leather- the I eliinos a I daub, n ruimnd there's1 I your sbincl Ulack or I tan, at all grocers anil I Niioe 31 and he has seiise enough to mrx the Judlcio.usly. lie goes through the' act of moistening every that iho pitches, but, of course, ho Is bluffing witli a lot of them. "Mart's spitter In started by wetting the side of the third finger of his piteihing hand. When he lets go. of [the ball you can hear the'finger snap "When is nt his host a weak batter always hag a Rood chance. The thing for him to do I'H to stand up tliero anil swing three times, figuring iilwavH that It. is a spitter on Uic wity One of the three is likely to be one, nnd then the fellow wJio isn't, in the habit of hitting has just much of a chalice as anybody else.' Too Fast'a Pace against other brands is that set by smooth, even, fragrant Black Cat No other Virginia cigarette in the world can even enter the same class with these little cylinders of smoke joy. x In our modern Canadian factory, the blend- ing and cuttjng of the 'line, sun-cured Virginia tobacco are only by the most expert cigarette makers, i And the result is unalloyed cigarette delight' for those who always seek the sign of the Black Cat. At Ail Good ToAaccortisfj CAMDtAJ MARCIANUS LI--. J. M-, .--i ;