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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 13' THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY Friday, Aingnsf30, 1012 ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS COLEMAN HAD BIG DAY OF TENNIS Frank and Hillcrest Com- bined Won From the Home Talent TWO EASTERN CLUBS LIKELY TO GO AFTER' THE MINTO CUP Coleman, Aug. sacond ten- nis tournament to bt) bold on the lo- cal courts took place on Wednesday atteraoon, Coleman players being jilt- tad against tho crack racquet wlelders of Frank and Hlllcrost. A largo num- ber of the well-wishers drore up Jrom tho two towns mentioned to see their champions wins, and Lhey were not disappointed. Blalrmore alio sent a goodly contingent of spectators, and the seats about the courts were liroriged with lookers-on. During the afternoon the lady mem- bers of the Coleman club, assisted by friends, served a dainty luncheon. Play 'began at 3.30 sharp, and It was after' seven o'clock 'before the last came 'was finished sad the racquets tossed aelde. Col em an players won the majority of the men's and the mixed Cornwall, winners of tho National Lacrosse Union c-lmmploirsblp, will b> the flrst eastern learn to go west tills season after tbe Mlnto cup. After thi victory last Saturday over Ottawa Capitals, which clinched Uio title for (Jorn wail, a challenge was sent to the coaot aud Jimmy Murphy, president of Uio N. L' U. received word from Sir Richard McDrlde, premier of British Columbia, and ono of tbe trustees of tho Allnio Cup, saying that the challenge bail beeu accepted. Sir Richard states that Ihe challenge has been taken np and tho matter ot dates placed in the bonus ot the British Columbia Association. New Westminster will be tbo club that Cornwall will attempt to wrest the trophy from. Although the coast league schedule has not boeu completed Ih9 monbellles cannot be ousted from Brat place. They could loso ovory same and Btill be champions. Toronto looks like a- winner in the Dominion Lacrosso Union and they, too. will be aloug with a challenge for the Mlnto Cup shortly, If they keep in the lead. The cup trustees may ask for the two eastern champions to play off for tbe privilege ot coming west for the cup. However, Bato receipts will bo n big factor In this question. The following is tbe standing of the two big eastern lacrosse leagues: National Lacroise Union Won Lost For Agst. Cornwall...... 12 3 101 54 Capitals....... 9 S Shamrocks 3 Dominion Lacrosse Union Won Lost For Agst. Toronto 12 3 9S G9 Nationals...... 10 5 93 56 Tecumeehs B 10 63 99 Irish-Call...... 4 11 GO 102 7 o2 5o S in an 13 4b 9a ROCHESTER CONCEDES TORONTO THE PENNANT Toronto acquired an almost 0 lead over Ro- doublei, but fell by the wayside when cheater by taking two games It came to the Dlnfle events, proving conclusively that while they are In- Tlnclble In "double" harness, they are not competent to play tie game "sln- ffle any longer. Thirteen sets vere played, Frank- HIllcreEt Tvlnnirg eight of tbe events tnd Colemnmn five. Men's Doublet Coleman Mr, Rourke D, A. Macaulay Mr, Ferguson........C. Oulmetite- "Won by Coleman Dr. Boll..........D. I. Chambers Hughes......E.G.A. Crawford Won iy Fronk-Hillcrest Dr. Ross.......... R. B. Buchaimn Mr, Crulkshanki......F.R.J, Phenix Won .by Coleman. .Mr. Moflatt........W. A. Davidson Mr. Weiss S. Plzer Wou by Coleman Mr. Moffatt..........C. HiBgins Mr. Weiss........N. E. Macaulay Won. by Coleman Mixed Doublet Mrs. Smith..........Miss Disney Mr. Smith E.C.A. Crawford Won by Coleman Mlsj Eerrj..........Jli.s Porter Mr. Peters........D. A.f Macaulay Won Frsnk-Hillcrat Men's Singles Dr. Bell..........D. A. Mlcaulay Won by Fr: Mr. Ferguson frojn ProvldencCj while the chunplonE lost to Newark. With the close the season close at hand, Rochester has lost hope ol asaln proving themselves the peers of the In- tematlonal league, and the despatch from Rochester on the result of yesterday's game practically concedes the pen- Hint to the MipW Leafs. THE TEAM THAT IS BEATING THE ATHLETICS THE BOSTON RED SOX Fine Aggregation. of Baseball. Players Are Securing Big Lead In the American League Rice ST. MARY'S LOST TO OVERSEAS BY DEFAULT A Wright Charity Shieli Thanks- giving Day D. I. Chambers Won by Mr. Hourka........C. Oulmette Won by FrimX-Hlllcreit Mr, Hnghea......B. C. A. Crawford Won by Fnnt-HlllereJt Mr. Smith...... C. Higgini Won by Ur. Peters ........F. H., J. Phenli Won hy FrmJc-milcrest A tournitmnt "111 'lie on the Blnirmore courts on (Labor at which players from Frank, HIIIcrMt, Oolcmu will participate. WINNIPEG'S OHIOKET TEAM DISPLAYS CLASS Toronlo, Aug. Wanderers' Cricket club of Winnipeg, challunsers (or the J. Ross Robertson Cup, easily defeated Jiosedale In a one-Inning practice match today by a score of 108 to 78. Tho gnmo -the sensational bi nlpeg Wanderers. The Wright Charily S-leld game billed for -tifl hall park last evening the Overseas and the St Mary's teams did not materialize. Only Qvfl ot the Saints put in an appear ance and after waiting until seven o'clock the Saints decided to call this battle off. The Overgeai therefore gel tbe points and eo Into the Kmi-nuali Weik In the semi-final fixture neit week 9t. Cyprians and the S. O. E. will meat on Tuesday evening and tbe CUlles and the Overseas on Thurg. day. Finul on Thanksgiving It ii altogether likely that the final game will be played on Thanksgiving Day as the evenings are now too dark :or football. Juit Transportation Claude HenoTIi, who la tlie winning pitcher of the Pirates' roster, did not cost Barney Dreyfuss a cent. Hen- drlx was playing with a semi-profes- sional team at Cheyenne, Wyo., when Pullman porter saw- him and tipped Birney sent him The Boston Red Soi are gradually leaving all the other teams behind In the American League race for the pennant. The season Is 'becoming well-advanced nnd If the Washingtons or Athletics expect to overtake the Speed Boys they will have to tmrj-y. At this stage of tbe game. It Imrdly seems possible that the Red Sox can be ousted fro.ni first position. Man- ager Stahl's team is steady, beautiful- ly balanced, practical baseball ma- chine. The Boston American aggregation, has been gradually rounding into championship form for several" years. Jim McAleer, the new president of tbe club, does not Relieve the change in management bad any tbe Sox would be out in front :f tbe o regime had the fan are not likely to coincide with th view, except in so far as 'the tea eader is concerned. If other mana ers had tbe same support being a corded Jake the club, as no constituted, 'would probably 'be righ whero it is at present, but. not untl he general management change ivas that support forthcoming. Stahl did not make the Bed Sox He had no part in assembling o "welding together the machine 'as now .stands. He Is only the driver o a perfected team. But he must b given credit for.foe skillful manne n which he bus performed his duty The men under Stahl are all goo layers, especially Trts Speaker, oil eldor, and Joe Wood, pitcher. Th onnw Is a great hitter, a great has unner and a great outfielder. He ha o weakness. Cobb Is his only equa! for Joe Wood, is the Mathew on of the American league. He is a eady pitcher, ivho, like "Big o he National League, makes a stud? his opponents Speaker. Harry 'Hooper and Duffy 2Wls furnish one of the best outfields not the very best, in the big leagues Because of the almost perfect balance here are numerous other Indivldua utflelders who would be chosen ahead GAMES IN THE BIG LEAGUES The Standings National Chicago In Luck Chicago, AUK. bunched hits today "oft Harmon after St. 1-ouls luul taken. Llio lend nml won out ton to six. SchuUo made u home run In lllo first inning nflur which Hnriuou pltchod good bull until bulling bed of the locals wad started hi tho fifth. it contlnucil throughout tho iicxt two linings netting cnoiiyh nins te win. Errors by Chleat'o ftnd opportune hit- ,tns by St. Louis gavo tbo visitors holr scores. The batting or JIaeee and Smltb oaturcd Ibn contest. National O'Tools Hit Hard Pittsburs, Aug. took first game of Hie last series hero rom 'Pittsburg through tho fine pltcb- of Suggs.' O'Toolo was hit hard, ooper, a recruit from Columbus made Is debut In tile National tongue, pit- hing the ninth Inning (or Pittsburg. struck out two men, gave a base it-balls and allowed a single. Now York..........' 8'J 19 Pllliburg.......... I'lilliidclnlilh........ 58 Cincinnati.......... Tu St. Louis............ K Brooklyn.......... -13 HoatoH 36 W. L. I'cl .701 .011-1 .CSO .500 .-I7B Mi .3G2 .287 BARRETT WINS PROVINCIAL TITLE American Boston...... Washington Philadelphia Chicago Dfltroll...... Cleveland Now Vork St. Louis W. S5 7C 73 CO 67 n.1 4-1 40 L. Pet 37 .1107 .013 .CO-i 00 .500 07 .400 Captures the Open Golf Championship at Cal- Don- nan Wins CO .43-1 93 .328 Errors let Giants Win New York, Aug. York v Brooklyn today 4 to 3, taking IB gnme by scoring twice In the mth inning largely through Brook- n's uilscues. Myers' fly to left was lowed to drop sate. Fletcher singled ut Devore might have been forced second liad not Moran thrown wide that base. Devore scored after an t had moved up the two rung, "when Jrkpatrlok fielded Snodgrass' ground- anrl Miller dropped the throw to e plate. Doyle'3 hit scored Fletcher th the winning run. Northen's hu- ng und a great catch by tho same player were features. International W. L. Pet Toronto Hocheslor Baltimore Newark..... Jerspy CJly Buffalo...... Montreal Providence 79 75 Gfl 04 B9 6-1 M 52 .60S .681 .52.4 .504 .451 .440 Mo .407 MARKETS LETHBHIDOE MARKETS AN APPRECIATION OF GOLF BY A .GROUCH Phllllti Show Class Philadelphia, Aug. outplayed Boston In ail departments today and eaaliy won the game four to one. American New York Fell to Senators Waahington, Aug. Washington bunched a double and two singles in the seventh inning of today's game and defeated New York 2 to 1. Stops by Foster at third, featured the game. .Boston Beat Athletic! Aug. Boston iuci-easefl Its lead" in the pennant today at the expenses of the Athletics and Eddii The score was S to 1. Ray Collins pitched 'a shut-out game as- l tacular lielding. said the man with a grouch, "golf? Call that a game? Nobody answered him. It was cool on the porch of the country club and the glasses with ice and straws In them were occupying everybody's at- tention, flat the Man with a Grouch kept.risht on talking. Ciiisary, Aug. Barrett, Lethhrldge professional, won tho go championship of Alberta, open to amntours am! professions In tho pr vluco today, by making the 30 holi "with a score of 150. G. Downle, of C second, with a score of 102 The championship tournament .wi opened under unfavorable weatli conditions, tint 111 splto of this tfi scores wera remarkably good. .The following were the acores: Barrett, ISO; Q. Downle, 163; I Hamilton, 104; W. Laldlnw, 171; Oei Wolf, 199; G. W. Hnguo, W. Tail White, ISO; C. V. Dacro, 170; T. Gi W. A. Ross. Wilson, II. Green. 170 (on, and R. White, 18-1. T, b lsted by Speaker's spec- Hooper and Lewis, but whether lero are any two pair outside peakcr, Cobb, Milan and Jackson, for purposes Is another question. As It stands today the Bos- ton outfield apparently outclasses any In either league, but with any one of tbe trio removed it is different prop ositlon. The infield IB also very strong, with Jnck Etahl on first, Steve Ycrkes on second, Charley Wagner at short ami Larry Gardner on third. Behind the bat Bill Cnrrlgan, Cady anil Nima ranker make a formidable trio.of back- slops. Joe Wood, Charley Hall, Ray Colins and Buck o'Urlen mako up about the best pitching corps In the American league. The team would surely put up a.stiff flglit for world's championship In case they win the penant this year, "Wlgvwm" Bi Torn Down The famous In the nals ot nsllant, Is to be torn down. For 35 years world's champlous liave trained In the Cullfonila resort. Sep- tnmhcr G the walls will cclio lor the iRst lime to the thump of padded when n San Francisco athletic club will irtafio a farewell exhibition and the iio.M day wrecktn will go lo work. Two Garncms Yesterday The tv.-o games were the only oies played In the American lea- gue yesterday. International Toronto -Won Two Toronto, Aug. took a double-header from Providence today, with scores oil 14 to 3 nnd 4 to 0. While the Leafs were hitting the Pro- vidence tn-lrlers lard in tho first game Lush was pitching steady hail, allow- ing only one hit until the seventh. Rudolph let the Grays down with hits In the second while Bailey who also started the first, was wild and ensy In pinches, Buffalo, and Baltimore Split rinffnlo, Aug. and Bal- timore broke even In today's double- header, the Bisons taking the flrst in.ne, toe Birds the second. Two freak iome runs were made, one each by MoCabe and Corcoran In each .case ball not going outside tile but under fences before the bleachers. Concede! Rochester out Rochester, Aug. Baseball luck and timely error by Johnson gave Newark their flrst game from Roches- or today, 4 to 2. McGinnlly, ae ua- uril pitched the opening game of the cries and won It. The defeat, while "Think pf uj) intelligent Jruman be- ing stooping over to make a little pile of. dirt, perch a little ball on top of it, .then steud erect and swing n stick at it. ''What's the -result? Do you bit tho ball? Perhaps. Then, again, perhaps, you don't. If you don't your language is not IK For youthful persons to hear, nnd fs not the sort of speech that is expected from a selPrespectlng mem- ber of a community and the father, of a family. "If you do'hit it, what then? simply got .to get up and follow that ball' in thi.. direction it went. .mayhe you don't. occupation for'nil Intelligent man. Look at the turf. Just like a fox terrier, trying to discover a dirty little white ball! "Worse than, that, you take a small boy, who ought to be learning his les- sons or painting the cellar door for his mother, or helping his father cut the liay. "You deprive this 'boy of acme such disciplinary occupation in order that he may follow you around like a slave, carrying your bundle of sticks while y_ou hunt for the dirty little ball anil send it flying further afield. If you lose the ball you've got to produce another one. Another half dollar recklessly e.x-pended. "Golf? Faugh! Walter, bring me another high W.. Barrett, the Leihbridgs profes slonal, is a 'brother of the Lambtor golf pro at Toronto, and has gro'wn u with the gamo lu Yorkshire. He ha suro eye and has seen service in many Old Country matches. Hugh Donnan Wins Tho' Herald received a telephone message today from Calgary to the ef feet that Hugh Donnan hud won his match in tho open competition. A team of ten local players wll leave hers aftcj-nccn for Calgary, -where they will, take part in the golf championship to'he played on Sunday. S. 0. E. F. C., NOTICE- Selectlon committee are requested to meet at 625 Ninth street South on Saturday, at 7.30. SHOWING KEEN ZEST FOR THE GAME Cree Hurt Birdie Cree, the fast outfielder of the New York Americans, will not foe able to play nail again this year. His arm, which wag fractured by a pitch- ed ball, la not mending as rapidly as he hoped. To Fill Wagner's Shoes When Honus Wagner decides to re- tire i'rom. tliR diamond his place will be token by Jimmy Volx, who la be- ing groomed by Manager Clarke to fill the shoes ot the big German. Volx Is a clover hitter aud a fast tielder. Great enthusiasm prevails among the-rugby players of Lethbridge. Players of tho newly-formed club couldn't wait for the regular practice tonight, chut were at it again Jast night Cull belt, Another excellent work-out wns Indulged In, and the aspirants all give groat promise of developing into classy players. Tonight the regular practice Is billed to take place, and there Is every Indication that the grid- iron will -be well d-scorated wjth nla ers. The practice Is an open ono, an all who play tbe game, whether the have become affiliated with the clu or not, are cordially Invited to atten Tho gridiron is the place for th strong and buxom, and It is a place to get strong and buxom. Com one, come all. Qiiolutluug on G Northern and Mo. 5 Alborln. Uod) on tho local miirkeL twluy sJioiv jui aclyancQ of four conts, whilo No. 2 lied rovoals a docllno ot uiio conL There riru no cimiievB lu tlio prJuos otlianvlae. No. J Northern No. 2 Ngrthorn o.7iJ No. ;l Northern o.73 No. 4 Northern o.HU No. 5 o.4S No. 1 Albortu Hod' O.'iC No. 3. Alberta No. 3 Alberlu Rod u.73 No. -i Alljertu Hetl O.G3 No. 15 Albertu Red 0.48 13raa, per ton .J 21.00 Sborti, per ton .j 23.00 Qate, per ton, aaclfied 26.00 Uolled Oats i 27.00 Potatoes, per 'Bj 0.01 Heels, per Ib. t., 0-OU Carrots, per Ib. 0.02 Tumlpa, per Ib. ..J O.Oi 'Onions, peril) O.SVt Butttr grid Egfli: Dairy butter 0.20 Creamery butter., i .0.30 fresh i.., 0.30 Cattle on trie Moot: j Sleets, pur pound ..i -flat Cows, r-cr pound -...i. .05 Cows, dressed, per .pound ,.10 Steers, dressed, per pound .12 FRIDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Wlun-Ipeg, Aug. prlcei on the Winnipeg marX its today were: Wheat- October Open Clobo 93H 89 3-1% 33% J63 SOME SHAKE-UPS DUE Rumor That Connie Mack Soo Use the Pruning Knife Rumor has it that there will b BeyeiT. r.haks-nns in the rank of the Philadelphia Athletics. Conni, Alack is about to use the rod. 131 Toronto was winning two, practically t tJhe champions Out of the pennant ace. Canadian Hamilton 2, Zxindon 1. London 7, Hamilton I. St. Thomas 3, Berlin 1. Peterboro 7, Ottawa 6. Erantford 6, Guelph 2. Northwestern Spokane G, Victoria Seattle 11, Tacojm 0, Vancouver 3, PtTtlaiid 2. Association Minneapolis 7, Louisville 6, Indianapolis 7, St. Paul 3. Co.umbiiR 4, Kansas City 2, Toledo 4, Milwaukee 3. Tolvdo 7, Milwaukee 4. CALLED BOUT OFF San Frauclsco, Aug. fight ilietluJed between One-round Hogan nd Willie llltchle, llRhtwc-ljhts, for enlember ninth wai called, oK today accounl of Injury to recelTtd In training. A CIGAR HELPS to make your day's outfnf? a genuine pleasure. And if your poc- kets are filled with our ELITE SPECIAL brand when you start, your happiness in assured. Then you don't have to take chances on tho stuff they sell you at resorts, where, they don't care for anything but'iramedlatc aales and pro- fits. We nre looking out for your con- tinued patronage. 3 for 25c at Elite Cigar Store PHONE 13.S Chief Bender and said to be slated "lUibe" Oldrlng ur for minor leagu berths. Mack will find it hard tc make prof! table d-eals. He Is shrewd that every other club In tbj United States knows that any tlnn jtfacic ivnnts to let a man gp It lg be cauHG that man is either "all In1' or a trouble-maker, and they sidestep the offers ot Cornelius. INTERNATIONAL TENNiS Reiulti in Yesterday'! Playing Nligara-on-the-Lake SMOKE Ml PERU Alberta Because they are the btit, Madi In Lethbrldge by DICKER aV WHEATCROFT Manufacturers Ave. 8. Phone 1759 Nlagara-on-the-late, Aug. 29. Tlio open tennis championships in the- In teniatlonal matches wag brought down to the final today when Williams de- feated Harry Johnson ot Boston nftor a fine match and -then beat Harris of Vermont, In an eaalor contest. McEl- roy, the plttsburg player, won from Kobort B. Dalrd, of Toronto. In the men's doubles, Harris and .McElroy won their mntch handily. Tealcs, '.YrlBtot nnd Johnson had a harder with the Buffalo crack pair. Spaldrng and Hendrlcks. Dalrd and sherwoll defeated Hodge and Kirk- over. Speaker Hlti Regularly Trls Speaker, tbo Red Sox star, hag not suffered a. butting elump for n short period this season. Pie gels big bite every (lay and at most oppor- tune moments, while his fielding Is BDectncnlar and there, arc few better throwers nmong the gardeners of tbo big leagues. Jay Getchar.......... 35 K December........ 35% Flax- October am Closing Caeh Prlcer Vo. 1 Northern 305 2 Northern 103% 3 Northern. SS 4......... 87 S'O.'S 74% ST0. G.................... 67Vi 'c'ed CO 2 c. !o. V C. W. 41% ix. No. 1. Feed !o. 1 Feed 41% 'o. 3 Feed 37 o. 4................... o.l N. W..........-.-...... 375 1 .Manitoba 171 ejected 160 omleinued Wheat Open Close cptembei- 91% ecember-......... 82% ay September December May Chlcaoo Wheat Open 94% IISS Close 113% LIVERPOOL WHEAT MARKET LlTerpooI, Aug. snot, steady; No. 1 Manitoba, 8s. No. 2 'Manitoba, 8s. No. 3 Mnn- Futures, firm; Octo- ber, 7s. December, 7s. CHICAGO WHEAT PIT Chicago, 111., Aug. that threshing In tile Northwest .would Tie de-laycd. a -week on account of ruins, caused strength to develop In whcac for a while, but tbe suffeTi1'' m a surprising lack of buying or- dors. It was apparent that many trad- ers -were looking for a re-action from tbe recent continuous Hdvance, cspec- ully as immediate arrivals at Minnea- polis were large. .Tho opening varied from 16 off to 'iTj, December started at 98 to 95Vi, a Team ol n shade to Ml to 04'X, and then rose'to Absence of export demand kept oats relatively weilf. Sep.temher started a sllade lower ot 32% to and [i-ler recovered to Revive Sculling in the States Boston, Aug. slep towards re- .Ivln B irroCcssfonll ecullinf in the Un- ted '.States taken ycsterdoy, when ort'Slts of a side wsre posted i match between William Halnes, ormnrly 11 known oarsmnn In Inglz'.nd, and now coach of the Union loat Club, o( Lhl. Frank D. of Boston, former amateur hiur.vloii of Ibe United Statcs- Thn winner o! the race will claim ho iinofcssloil.il sculllnc championship tlici United Slntcs. Tho match wll! _ raj red In tlio Charles river liusln i POM Ion on Labor liar. In connection llh I )ic N'ew England Rrnatoiir rogat- i, Tlie city of Boston has offered a JOO etui for the nml Courtney ulld. oC tlio noston Athletic assocU- B been cboien referee. ;