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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta STANDING OF1ANY OF TIE CLUBS GOOD: RACES FINISH FAIR MEET Cowboy Race and 1 wo Other Running Events Close Lethbridge Fair Meet Me Farland Will Fight Kelly Labor Day Clik-ngo, lit., Aug. or no flfiht with Champion Ad ;il Milwaukee on Sojnciubor 15. I'nckoy .MfKarland will box six rounds with l.oo Keliy. at til. l.onls, un Labor Day. Kmll ThJory. manager for MrParland, lust night anno out flat in answer to tho Ktiitemonl emanating from Promoter Frank .Mulkorn, of Mlhvaiikuo. that lla1 bout would ho off if AicKarland fought KHly be- fore? meeting ilie "HciianUosp of Hie -Milwaukee 1'lghr .Mo Knrland will go through with hia eiigftja-mciM to fisht Kelly on Sopit'inber foiirtli.'1 paid Tliiory, linve posted a forfeit for that fight and will not back out now." AMERICA'S FOREMOST AVIATOR NEW MARK SET 51 ore than three score of people hraved tho inclement weiithcr put- ting in mi appearance at the Pair track yesterday afternoon to witness the balance of'the three days' races. FOR A MILE BY A PACING MARE In spite of the muddy track, two good OVER HALF-MILE running events were run off besides a cowboy race. Thse three 'events completed the programme. The most .Mtmcie, valuable race of" tlie meet, tho Free 1.4) for All, for purse of was not put ,m-ncij yv TRACK bid.. on. The first raco, the three-quarter mile Hid., this A tig. tliu liriind Circuit animal Harry Jones of Kushville, latter had led the field to Hie home n "lc stretch. Convent Bell took third mon- ey. It was n sood race, the horses ul tllc record with 2.05 1-4. being well hunched and ridden to win. "latlc a' Louisville. The only taster Two horses were left at. the nnd raced mile on a half mile track ivns Nellie Kacine tumbled at tile 3-S turn hy Dan I'atch at Allentoivn, PH., ;.01 but couldn't huvo won. Eight horses The track was fast, but there were entered. The time was 1.35; was a strons western wind. pretty good in the mud. Doride was was unpaced and was never touched favored. Two books were doing bus-, with the whig. iness. j _ __ Tn the seven-eighths dnsh Exchequer j led from the start ami was given a j 8TAKLIGJIT mighty good run for first money by Zoe Young who kept her nose even j with the winner for tho last two; ONCE A GREAT HORSE IS DISCOV- eighths. milking a crackinjr good fin- i ERED PULLING A WAGON ish. .Miss Alviecolt came third. Mclos and Alvlscolt were selected by the i '-os Angeles, Aug. "Starlight" briiidful! of talent present to r.-in. Me- a race horse famous IS years Classes to Resume Work Immediately Bulletin of Arrangements Below is given a provisional list foi :he use of tho Y. JI, C. A. gymnasium ind swimming bath: Tuesday, Thnrs- lay and Friday, from S till 0.30 p.m. j and roui 7.30 till JJ p.m. I and Thurs- j ,ay from 4.30 till 5.30 p.m. from 4.30 till 5.30. Saturdays from 9 till 10 a.m. Special from 10 till 11 a.m. Business nnd Fri- days from 5 till G. The first meeting of the season for los finished with the also rnv.a. The winner of a purse lit Louis- Leaders Corps will ire held entire journey was .vatchcil was today discovered by its ori- Saturday evening at ei-iil o'- Keathless InteresJ and the finish made! gilml owner John Peyton, of Leiing-'ciock. All leaders are reciuesled to a fitting climax to a good r.iue. which ;ton steeds. Time 1.35. Five horses entered tile cowbo ed. Mr- [0 a made an offer of 5100 race for S100. C. Gardner's horse was for the animal and the Chinaman ac- be on hand. come gymnasium classes will com- mence next viz., Business and Professional .Men, Senior Leaders, In- WARD MILLER bUUOHT AT ELEVENTH HOUR BV THE CUBS FOR IN CASH AND SOME PLAYERS Washington New, York, Aug. Miller, e sensational outfielder now with itjie Montreal club of tho Lea- gue, former Pirate and Hed, and also j former Oub hue .been returned to ,-r-rnnh Uhanco'a family of champions 'I'hls was tho announcement made to! tnn Cabs tonight following the un- arrival of President Charlosi j'W. Murphy of ChicHjfo. The West (Side magnate arrived here this morr.- Chicago lay, rushed to Newark to watch first ijNew York Games in the Big Leagues AMERICAN 000 001 2 10 1 08 r 0-10 21 0 Ufltto ana John- eon and Street. Second g letrolt 031 000 Oil 14 4 301 100 020 S 1 tett and Schmidt and StaMge: .lashlon, Gray and Henry. Scotr, Bonz, naseman Agrsr, also coinins Cub. iier- lorm and then closed the deal for the Ji'astern LeaKiio leading awiitsimm jaruHiasc runner. Mr. Murphy barely beat the draft rule in the transaction, signing the articles in the Newark depot at 5.04 p.m.. only 56 minutes (account of rain, before thts expiration of the time limit for purchasing minor leaguers. 201 100 U G 8 3 Oil 100 13 l Baker, Toiiny, Whlto I'lilladelpnia nt 'ciovelaiul and Bos- ton at St. Louis, Barnes postponed on Two t.ixi drivers ami a telephone operator were called In to witness the trail- .New York sactlon. The exact amount paid for inttsburg NATIONAL ------001 100 -Miller was not given out, but it was Approximately J15.000, the cash am- ounting to. half that figure and tho remainder coming in throe ball ploy- 300 000 001 11 3 Ames, Cmmlull and Hen- Steele and JVMA TWOOD Last Night He Accomplished the Greatest Feat in America's Aviation Records "From St. Louis to New York With Marvellous Speed-To Quit it Xew York, Aug. X. records in aviation of late, only first. Dick McKinsey's third and Lee ceuted. Horden's fourth. j '.'starlight" will never, have to work The horses first made a false start'ngaln. He will be shipped back to bfilw 'Mr wherc September: All imerinediates the feat, A group of army _.. completed the half mile before it was i TLe, !l'e are. and men received 'him as that sooner or later a dlECOvcred by the riders that It fields. Of the col. a go. Fifteen minutes after this balance of his lite at ease. they goi away right and the winner I ran away from the field. If there is any criticism to be of- fered in connection witli the Loth- briiige meet, there Is none of it Gtt Back to Franc: as Soon as coming to the judges, N. K. Royd, and.! Business Permit, R B. .McCarthy handled their end of Business Permits GOULD FOR RACING LAND it with efficiency.. Time and again they were required to censure the New York, New York Ang. Arriving in board the steamship i ...--._. indergo a physical examination under in time. It Is practically inevlt- n aviator, Trawl out ot hia machine, happy and "no matter how careful he mav be .he physical director.before commenc- smiling, hungry and hatless. Thov will end 1m fli-hts with us their regular classes, so that mem- jprooinlmed him America's greatest ms bcrs should make an appointment with'aviator Un physical director aa soon as pos- sible. Travelling faster itrain, Atwood co miles ITI th PHinge to.l destruction." Of ward for his flight he said: sudden his ro- 'Many ert than an express jirnagine that I am making a huge turn v'dretl the distance ,o'ut of tho trip. I am not. The nmy actual competitors and the way they did it laiaurotanin, Frank J. Oonld declared show-d couclnsively that they were the. racing in lhe Ulllted rrlB the position on whlcli hinges much of the success or failure of any meet. Dave H. Elton as official announcer was beyond criticism. That zone is his special forte and on this occasion he never displayed his ability to bel- ter advantage. PITCHER LESSARD DEAD WOUNDED PITCHER WON THE BASEBALL CHAMPION- coa SHIP IN A REMARKABLE icr bc mnde- jtmie of 2S hours and 31 minutes. Hying ,snm that is coming to me Js the ?.1 J. He sviic! last night he might retire probably settle down, in Paris and make the French capital his perman- ent place of residence. "I wish I could take the nest steamer for he anitl, as he walked down the gang- plank from the steamer. "Bui I can't for I have too much business to at- tend to "Isn't, it too bad" he added, "that Columbus, Ohio, Aug. they have driven racing out of our Lesaard, leading pitcher of the Co- country. They had some of the fin- lumbus team of the American Asso-jest racing over In France this season I managed to clear up about if I remember rightly, I a little died here today. Too many people waste their time discourager] about things here. Jn condemning the work of others in-j have sold my real estate or have siead of spending H in trying to jit on sale. and. I will make my i improve their own. dence in Paris." are from thoroughly tested, laundry resislin materials, have re-inforced button holes an GAME In the greatest finish that ever market] a minor league race, Or- leans and Nashville, Southern League contenders come to wire neck antl neck. On the September 190S, they met in ihe final and decisive! game of the year upon exactly evenj terms. The eniire fighting of the past' rive months had centered in that lone I months packed into two hours of play, with the result to tell the story of the years' success or fail- ure. Frank or New Orleans unwilling to run any needless risk, selected the veteran Theodore Breit- eiisteiii, of St. Louis aud. Cincinnati fame to battle for his people in the box. Manager Bernhard of Nashville passing by his veterans selected young Vedder Sitton, an ex-collegian to face the ten tho.usand wonder of another day. For six innings so perfect was the defensive play both nines that nei- ther team was able to score. In the seventh inning Nashville scored one run, and in the play involved young Sitton slid head foremost Into the plate and fell unconscious'from the blow re- ceived just above the eyes. With the situation as tightly drawn as it was, disaster looked to be eminent. Bern j hard immediately his entire cmalning staff back to the clubhouse I ready for the call, while two phy aiclans worked above the unconscious 1 SjUon. He came to life again just as (the Nashville team was taking the Held for the inning with another his place. Staggering to his feet, Sit- !on insisted upon finishing tho contest and Tjernhard against his better judge- ment gave way. Tlia heavy batting (end of tue New Orleans team up in order. With bandaged head, his face still white and drawn from the shock, in no condition to aland still less to lead a desperate charge, Sitton electrified tlie crowd hy striking out two of the first three men that faced him: In the ninth he added two more victims to the list In bringing home the victory by the score of 1 to 0, win- ning the pennant by the margin of one point. And then he collapsed. it was over two wnekg before he rocov- ered sufficiently >to be up and about and yet. New Orleans batsmen relatfi that in those last two innings ho had shown more "stuff" by a wide margin Mian tic. uoo puree already paid, offered hy ictor J. Evans, of Out from aviation and .bis jori this I must pay a forfeit it a to coast trip may r-ev-jioi my financial backers for failing "It is too risky." salt! ,io: stop at each Of the twenty KiiitH the aviator. "Man-after man has [scheduled on the route." FLETCHER GOOD BRONCHOS LAST GAME AT HOME oi's who will lie turned over at a later date by .Murphy. .Miller will re- Port at tho close of the Eastern Lea- gue season. The Cub ,.magnate was all enthus- iasm tonight over tho acquisition. City Uver ten oi Ihe big league clubs werfl i-Yoronto Athletics ncinnati 001 010 (Hi 15 4 l-'urtls, Alexander and Spencer' aspar, Smith .and McLean. alter him, including the and Chicago White Sox. I octiester J'rovlclence MIKE DONLIN SAVED EASTERN 000 010 102 000; 100 "Many thoughtless persons have said unkind things abo.ut Mike for ,P 'deserting' us they call it Mr. MoGraw in his time of said Mrs. Mike Donlin recently. "Baseball however, is a ballplayer's business; and .Mike put the price on his services at 5S.QOO for i three year contract. Mr. Bush did lot see enough in my husband to pay AMERICAN ASSOCIATION do ..v..... 000 000 7 000 000 2 that price. That was his business." "Now York's management had its chance; why should people scold Mike for. the act of Mr. Bush? Others >ay Mike held up the club. Gracious .Indianapolis 300 100 i 2 St. Paul 003 100 6 0 ColumbusVvs Minneapolis, no game, ivet grounder Kansas City vs Louisville, no game, wet grounds. NORTHWESTERN Vancouver Hold up the club nt My word, Bsattle ad Mike been accepted, do you know vhat. we wquld have sacrificed? Just in cash. For Mike and 1 made JJ'Momn that year on the stage." ENGLISH CRICKET bondon, Aug. beat York- hire .by ten wickets. Middlesex beat Hampshire -by an nning and 107 runs. Calgary, Aug. will see finish of baseball this season In Calgary. There will be two games Played, the first being scheduled to Istart at two o'clock to give the fan-s j Moose .law and players lime to attend the Cor-1 -mthlan match directly after the ball ,gvune. The Inst game in Standing of Clubs Today WESTERN CANADA Won Lost bronchos will be seen here this sea- ;sou will be played at C.30. I After playing today's games tlie .teams will 'leave for Edmonton where a week's s-aries will be .played and Winnipeg hich tho Snskalool, Brandon 79 tiO 49 35 '25 26 33 47 47 P. C. .753 .645 .MO .495 .343 .252 466 S 15 5 7 3 11 IS 31 Western Canada League Games LEAGUE LEADERS TOOK THE COUNT THREE TIMIS Chicago [then the curtain will be drawn jP'ttitbiirg NATIONAL 69 65 Saskatoon, Aug. J'lckers made it three straight when hey took this afternoon's ganw from he Robin Hoods by a tcore of fl to Backoff twirled tor the Pickers and Terry for the Hoblns. form- er twirled a good game but Terry jwas easy for the locals, who hit him flll over the lot, no less than ten safe nits being registered, one a home rua Walsh. the. 1011 season Uasehall league. of Western Canada Arthur Fletcher, the _ scrisntlpnnl roting shortstop of the Kew York Oinnts, is more than 'Oiling "Al" Bjid- ivell's shoes in tlmt .position. Much tlie "faas" of New York regretted to lose ISrl they hurc tiiken to Fletcher, big burg. like a fish to is now kid'1 in the Quenches ihe thirst in a wholesome way and docs the stomach and kidneys good. fWSf is not A med- icine but any other stage of the PAONUELO WINE 4 SPIRIT CO. Alta Nutty Stuff It was a dusty night on the ocean, the captain was rubbing the sand out of hia eyes when the boat gave a lurch. Just as the seething waters were closing over his heam he man- aged to gasp out: the auto tires where docs I ho Dotty Dimples had something on her lllnd besides her hat. You could loi: hat by the way she beat for the room where her mother was entertaining the Plate cltih v.-ith the latest burst into the room heeded not her mama's command tp leave, and blur- ted out: "If fed the hahy sausage would that (It is needless to give the comment that was irouml, while ma tended to Dotty.) If a cliff dweller needed a fire, would he light a. mountain range? If mother burned her Ince curtains, wo.uld her eyes portiere? 1 t Ho Iiad been reading junk about Cy Young's farm where the house files J and butterflies hold forth. Hence this query: "Was Cy Young or Johnny SmiUer down on the farm when the chimnoy flue? He has juet managed to .got out- side of a tavern "steak" hence thfa query: "If Lady McKfnley hns Four Stockings'.would Jnck Promise Pansy, a Philadelphia St. Louis Cincinnati Brooklyn Boston Gl BO 50 43 42 47 6C 85 .CH .607 .591 .536 .476 .394 .279 NO GAME AT CALGARY Philadelphia Detroit Boston Cleveland New York Chicago Washington St. Louis AMERICAN H 71 01 58 BO 5S 48 35 B9 59 68 SO Calgary, Aug. game sched- mod here last night .between the BB- and Bronchos didn't material- ize, rain preventing the teams from coming together. Two gamca are billed .649 .602 .526 .504 .060 j .496! .413 .304 STRATEGICAL SPOT AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Minneapolis...... 74 54 Columbus .fjiir Kansas ,53S St. Paul .49k Milwaukee .484 cn .-172 Toledo .453 Louisville .430 Rochester .658 Toronto 46 .620 Haiti more .507 Rnffalo 57 .500 Montreal .45'I Jersey .410 Newark .395 Providence .359 Berlin Nonriort .558 Hamilton .1589 Urnntford .483 St.- Thomas .405 Guelph .405 Vancouver .629 '.559 Seattle .526 'ortland Spoknnc .517 Victoria .2H PICKED FOR HOLDING BOXINQ CONTESTS IN AMERICAN CITY Evansvillc, Aug. sports are planning to pull off prize fights tho Indiana side of tho Ohio river and believe'they wili meet with no .453 j interference from the officials. A of (lie land oh this sfrio of tho Ohio river belongs to the State ol Kentucky. When the boundary be- tween Indiana and Kentucky was set- tled a few years ago after a long dis- pute the United States government engineers placed a large stone on thta aide of the city themanntonnotoflininu aide of the river about two mileg above the city marking the lino be- tween the two stales. Between tha stone and the river bank la a distance of several hundred feet ami on Uita ground it. has been decided to erect .1 largo arena, nnd local aports my-ttioy feel iiire the Kentucky authorities will not interfere. It IK expected tlmt some of (he big fights of the'country will be pulled oft' here. Bporti hero are erithuslafltlc-over the plan loye. they have hit on Idea, that will make Evnnsvllle one of the treat- ,rt 17 est prize fight towns of the UnJtjtl ;