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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta More sold them eJI other combined CARMANGAY WINS AGAIN Alberta Amateur Athletic Association Meet a Great Success Splendid Contests Edmonton Made a Killing in Prizes Reidford is the Champion Athlete Large Crowd in Attendance lleidford, great is Edmon-( Cundal, Mannville, 3, ti. Paton, jtewart-and Spence of Lethbridge Great is great is t'ne Alberta, Amateur Ath- letic Association and great is the inter- est in Lethbridge track sports, all of which were.clearly dem- onstrated yesterday in .greatest athletic meet ever held in this prov- ince. Nearly one thousand people at -Victoria Park to witness the of the A. -A. A. bridge. Time 10 4-5 seconds- Second F. S. .Parney, Edmon- ton Y. M. C. A., 2, J. Haynes, Leth- bridge S. 0. E., and Merritt, "Calgary Y. M. 0. even. Time. 10 3-5 sec. Final heat: 1, Parney, 2, MacLean, S, Merritt Time 10 2-5 sec.. 220 Yards Dash: 1, Parney, 2, Mac- 1 Jfcne result ot .'match, Cleverville vs: Car- mangay, was 11-12 in favor, of Car- mangay. Tie game] was played on the latins diamond, and a large crowd' assbmbled -tcr.witness the fight. Our brass banTwas in attendance.and rendered selections at intervals, sum- mer frocks and parasols made a most picturesque and judging by, the smiling faces and general air of hap- piness one wonders if the fears ex- pressed regarding the crops are really as serious as we are led to believe. The burden, if any, at any rate rides light on the shoulders. We are constantly reading accounts of ill feeling, squabbles-and fights, ov- er a ball game issue It 'is a thous- and pities that this sort -of.thing- should ever occur, and also that when it does it should get into print. It creates the. impression that.. ball players are had losers, and have no spirit of sport in that game is in reality no game :at .all; but open warfare, prompted by .the basest feelings in man. .There is something radically wrong when the men cannot meet one another in: friendly sport without being daggers drawn before the play is vended-; it shows entire lack of control and is a menace to Canada itself. If we wish 'to achieve greatness in the world of sport, these things must be altered', a sports committee should be appointed to enquire into lie mat- ter, find tie caiise and stamp it out by refusing to recognize those teams who are unable up to the sporting code. and they got the worth of .their money and trouble. Tiie meet was here on the invitation of the Caledonian Socie- ty of Lethbridge, and who had charge of the arrangements" which were so made and carried out as .to en-. title that society to 'be named among great also. Except for the inevit- able delay in getting the affair' start- ed, there was not a hitch or an un- pleasantness throughout 'the whole of proceedings. Competitors and spec- tators alike have nothing but words I Lean, 3, Merritt, and J. W. Mead, Leth: bridge, even. Time, 24 sec. 440 Yards Merritt, 2, E._a Williams, Edmonton. Y. M. C. A.. Time 5 4-5'.sec. Half A. Deeoteau, Ed- monton, Irish-Canadians, 2, Williams, .E. R. Mosher, Calgary Y. M. C. A. Time 'Mile Run: 1, Decoteau, 2, R. L. Rash, Lethbridge, 3, S. j; Phillips, Calgary Y. M. C. A. L Time of -praise for the meet was handled. ay in jwhich the V Individual Champion The individual honors of the day ere almost equally divided between ips. Reidford, the crack weight man of he Edmonton Callies and A. C. De- oteau, the speedy long distance man f -the .Edmonton Irish-Canadians. The ormer won the handsome silver shield iven by the Acme Co., of Edmonton, epresenting the individual champion- hip 01. the meet by taking first in hrowing the hammer, the 56 lb. eight and tossing the caber and sec- nd in throwing. the discus and the hot put, a total of 21 Deco- eau was first in the more spectacular oug distance runs, ftaking the first lace in-the five mile, two mile, one mile and half mile runs, a total of rwenty points. G. M; Cundal of Mann- ille was first place' in the 20 and 220 hurdle races and the broad ump. Record Broken Four provincial records were brok- en. By winning the 100 yard dash in 0 2-5 seconds, F. S. Parney of the Ed- monton Y: M. C: A. clipped a fifth" of a second off .the- previous record. C H.. Crealoc of Edmonton Y. M. C. A gave a good exhibition raising the rec: FERNIE HAD A GOOD DAY Hillcrest Won Baseball Year Old Boy's Stunt Fernie, B. C-. July was Fernie's day at home and lier neigh- bors from Hillcrest, Michel, Hosmer, Coal Creek and other points in the Pass, turned out in large numbers to take -part in the- sports and racing. The ibaseball teams irom Michel, Hos- mer 'and Hillcrest played ball, the Hill- crest team winning from !both the others. There were many foot race events all well contested, 'but the most ex citing was the 'two. mile flat race which was won iby Clayton Duboise a fifteen year old school -boy, against a field of eight starters. Young 'Du boise 'had an -allowance of eighty yards and never lost his lead for more than a .few rods at any stage of the race The Indians from Tobacco Plains took the honors in the horse racing The weather was fine and the. crowd of people on Victoria avenue, wiierc the horse racing took place 'this even ing, was the largest ever seen in th town. There were no accidents, and everything passed off smoothly. honk" of the automobil lent its music to that of the crowd for the first time, and those for hire were kept busy. I went over the course in. The Oifferent -Events The hopes of the Lethbridge public in the 100 yard dash" were centered in Paton and- Mead, but al- though 'the two former got places in their heats, they were out of it in the finals. Parney overtook MacLean in the last few yards and won by a yard in-time that record for the province." The great race. Many looked' 40' see Mike Mountain Horse be a second. Longboat but he fell by the wayside in-the third mile, after, setting the pace for two miles. Decoteau -took the lead at the begin- ning, of -the (third mile and held it- to the finish coming in a hundred yards ahead of. McKenzie, the, Lethbridge runner, who put up a good race. The Two Mile Decoteau, 2; Mdsh- >r, 3, A. ies. Time 2-5: Five" Mile Decoteau, McKenzie, Lethbridge CaHies, 3, Phil- 120 Yards 'Hurdle Race: First heat. ton 21, Cameron ..14, ;Parney 10, Crealoc S, humming 7, -Clark ".and Williams "C ach, .and. McDonald 1. For Calgary, Fonvard made-. ,10, MacLean and Merritt 7 each, Coraioot 5, Mosher 4 and Phillips and Fullerton "2 each: Lethbridge'ii winners .Mead 4, time at the different 'miles was: 1st mile, 2nd mile, Srd.mile. 4th mile, and'5th mile, Forward and Clark were factors, in half mile ..race, .catching him only in; The'winners.; of'points from Ed :a few strides. The plucky run- ner Avas nearly all in and had to be practically earned off the track. Onej of their, runners f caused some sensa-1 tion by toppling over on the back stretch but in a few minutes was re- vived sufficiently that-he could walk over to the tent: The broad jump was another record breaker, Cundal doing .the trick by adding 9' 1-2 inches to the previous record of 19 it. 7-in. .There was some in this contest., Tossing the caber- was an of strength and ,skill and -was new and interesting', to ItheTcrowd, rt'he Ed- monton men having it-.largely to them- although 3. B. .Gibbons of Lethbridge took Decoteau showed his powers of re- covery by coming back in -the, run. His strongest opponent was Rash of Lethbridge, who led the.way -the first half in -and after Decoteau passed him-apparently hopelessly, came after him strong and was only 1, C.unda'1, 2, A. B. FuUerton, Calgary j opponent and MacLean, 29 ft, 8 1-2 in. .Tossing the Caber: 1, Reidford, 37 ft. S 1-2 in.; Cameron, 34 ft 9 1-2 in., J. B. Gibbon, Lethbridge Callies. 33 ft. 8 1-2 in. High Jump: 1, Orealock, 5-ft 4. 3-4-in., 2, J. W. ,S. Duncan, Taber, 3, Fuller- ton. Running Broad Jump: Cundal, 20 ft 4 1-2 in., 2, Robt. Wallace, Edmonton, 20 2 in., 3, Duncan, 19 ft., 5 in. Pole Vault: 1, J. Cornfoot, Calgary Y. M. C. A., 9 ft. 9 in., 2, Duncan, 9 ft. S in., 3, H. McDonald, Edmonton Y. M. C. A., 9 ft 7 in. Relay Race. No'competition. Capt Mead's team, including Mead, McKen- tain Horse entered the three but was disqualified because he did not walk' regulation tread. The three mile walk was done -the first mile ;in and the one mile walk-was stepped-.of tin, a close .run in the .220 .yard dash vhich the. form-, er a; 'Throwing.'the discus was a novelty to-most of "the. spectators, who were much interested Jix sport- and ap- plauded 'the dexterity of the. men in handling.. the; awkward discus. 220 .yardihurdle'.' .Haynes fell at the fifth nurdle and rwas out of it although leading at Mead faded YOU CANMOT EXPECT GOOD LUCK in your fishing or.-shooting unless you have the right tackle, the right guas and .ammunition. They'll .be all-right if ycii get them here. SO WILL WALL-TENT and camp outfit: we If there's anything for; sport we haven't, got come and tell us what it is. The Lethbridge Sporting Goods Co, charter, .mile 'was one of' the .-Merritt "-just managing to'beatouft Williams in a dri- ving There was only entry for. the relay face.whiCii was sot-a charp.pion- ship number: '-'team went over the course alone.. The best contest of the day vras 'the last and was missed The pole vault took a'very Icing, time McKenzie g.'nd Rash Johansson, Kin- near and Gibbon' 1 each.. Duncan of Taber. .made seven .and of Manavilie fifteen.1 Altogether- tiiere were fifty entries, several of whom Jenldns, last year's champion, were unable to be, 'present. JenkiHS -very -anxioas to down, from the capital sto defend -his title o'( chanipionshiD the doctor would not listen 'to it Good Thia coaiiQittee'iu charge 'es- themselves, as very much grat- ified at the- support; .they got from the outside athletic clubs; and.; from the local The meii. -who Vere: ask- ed ;to" -official positions all re- sponded. w-illingly- so "was, no scarcity o'f men to carry' bii the sports. >T-he of the cheir .respective winners -took .'place in the evening at the .Caleddnian-HalL J. B. president, oS '.the iridge Caledonian 'Society; occupied the chair, and distrfeuted ftheViirizes, J. W. secretary ;of .the -Ed- 'monton Y. Ml C. A., aiad John- ston, secretarj- of .the Lethbridge Cal- edonian Society, as assistants. Mr; Gibbon, in preliminary Re- marks, -thanked the representatives; -Decoteau-kept up liis. winning by to decide as the. vaulters feept :going _ j T, _.T_ XI taking the '-two-mile -run from .Moslier, the Calgary eas- ily, Kinnear the; Lethbridge contender being a xairly good third. The crowd was a high pitch of excitement over the ..broad jump. Cardell and Haynes, who have won frequently in iocal contests were strong contenders-until, near the top as'-was also Griffiths the Claresholm jumper. Crealock and Duncan who are both fine clean jumpers proved too many for.the rest and fought it out an inch at a time until both had smash- ed the provincial record, the former winning out at -5 ft. 4 3-4 in. was a fine exhibition. Both heats of'the 120 yard hurdle race were close contests, in the first heat there being only a few feet cov- ering the three runners, Hayues, the local being third. In the fin- al Cundal, Crealock and Fullerton went over hurdle after hurdle in exact un- ison, Cundal clearing the last few more easily and winning by about one hurdle. Decoteau was very nearly -forced to PKONE 1022 412 ROUND IT MACLEOD CALLIES HAD A FINE DAY Macleod, July The Macleod'Cale- lield their- annual celebration .here today which" proved. to -most interesting and: most .successful' celebration of its" kind- 'ever held" in; Macleod. ..The Calgary .Pipers; Band -were engaged and supplied the music -for The crowd was' perhaps the largest that ever attend- ed "meeting of this -Kind in the town. events and are asvf-61- 100 -yards" "dash X Nelson, 2 Coch- 1 Ancher 2. Coch-. yards IC-hief: -Knolton; .J. :H Obstacle race-HL Orr 2 Knoltoa'. Girls xace, .16 M. Turner, C. DrinJcwaier. Boys! race, 16. JjCarmichael, G. McLean. Lluriow, A; Wells. T_- -__ higher and higher-; until Confoot clear- ed 9 ft, a .mark which, the. two ather remaining contenders, Duncan' and "McDonald, who had _ stayed with him up to this point could not clear. There was a large field to start with but these three fought it out, alone for several inches after the .others-were forced .put of it. They, were, all ex- perts and; raised tremendous enthus- iasm among the few spectators .who -were fortunate .enough to have remain- ed to see it Cornfoot's vault added eight inches to the previous record. other places, for their interest-taken .in'the Lethbridge meet, drawing spec-: iai attention to Mr. of; and. Mr. of Claresholm, lor the able manner .in which :they -had .the honor, of; the South during- the day's The: medals, of gold, silver and were ;to; the smiling The cib.ampibnsnhip shield, "present- ed to of; the highest num- ber of aggregate ipoiiits, went to D. ...Callies, who had the weight' contests: Tie was suitably, J. W. expressed iiiat'Mr. last year's winner. of the champion- Edmonton's Killing The Edmonton fellows made a.great ship, had-flrfs-year. Ibeen unablerto killing on the whole meet -Not oniv present to Mr. Reid- Not only did they take the shield but they got more than half of. ithe total number of .points, getting -96 out of the 173 re- corded, They took 12 first, 11 sec- onds and 2 thirds. Calgary -took firsts, three seconds and eight thirds. Lethbridge managed to get three sec- ouds and four thirds .while Duncan took two seconds and one third, for the honor of Taber and Cu-ndal made the name of Mannville famous by cap- take second place to Williams in the wiring three firsts. Indian, Pen, Dan One Ow. Fatnian'a McKenzie; .2.Ross- Higk: Nelson; 2 Archer, -High Brown. Putting heavy. McKenzie. Puttrig 'light, McKen- zie. Tossing Throwing .Mc- Scotch. WrestlingT-AArcherv'Jenson.; Girls Thslin; Bag Pow; J. Pow. Dancing Highland, and Davidson. Quarryonen. Throwing Murpij and Archer. ford was given a great ovation audience. In conclusion, President 'Gibbon ex- pressed his pleasure at manner in which the 'Sports.had 'been .pulled off. Not one competitor "had' raised a lack and harmony and; good feeling had prevailed throughout the day. Special .thanks ered to W. J.--Nelson, in- whose win- dow the prizes have been displayed for several days past NEW THE HERALD Will POST BULLETINS ON THE BIG FIGHT MONDAY HAD A BIG TIME AT TABER RACES Taber, July Day by a large crowd of specta- celebrated in royal to-day, tors. The visitors played and The program was well arranged and carried out in a way that reflects credit on 'the different commitees that had it in hand. There were foot races for the boys from 6 years to 15. Foot race" for adults, horse races, pony races, fast .and slow races, baseball, football and lacrosse. The people from all over the district came in in large numbers, and, quite a aumber oE visitors came from Bow Island, Grassy Lake and Lethbridge. The firstdjtem on the program was the foot for: boys and girls. McINNIS WON FREMANTLE Bisley, July Mclnnis, of Edmonton, was the 'Winner of the Fre- montle competition, an unsquadded competition, ten _shots at 1000 yards, to ibe shot off daily until the 15th. LOCAL LACROSSE TEAM POT TABER TO THE CLEARING In the exhibition game of lacrosse played at Taber yesterday .between the Lethbridge seniors and Taber team, the former won out In a hotly contested match toy a score of A lf.irge crowd 'Witnessed the exciting contest tdj sf For boysf under K. Russell, G-. Aikens. ,Girls under 6 Bessie Haycock, Florence Cook. Boys 6 to J. Black, F. Russell. Girls 6 to' H. Hammer. Boys 9 to L. Bennett, George Miller. Girls 9 to M. Hilmer, L. Hall. Boys 12 to 15 A. Duggan, A. Bodis. Girls 12 to J. Miller, W. Ayers The next on the program was adult were determined to win, but had not the class of players to accomplish the The of Taber. The game of -the day and the one looked forward to with most interest was the exhibition lacrosse game be- tween the Lethbridge seniors and the local team. The game started at 7.30 p.m., and was a hard fought cue from start to finish. The Lethbridge players were convinced that nothing but good play could win the game and brought the best they could rake up. There was very little dirty play on either side with the exception of twice, when one of the Lethbridge players was put on the place of rest for three minutes, and another time when one of each team decided they could settle matters in dispute to Calgary Fair Results Track was Very Favorable Calgary, July The track was in good condition for the races to-day on the exhibition grounds. A slight shower laid the dust. Five races PINCHER CREEK CELEBRATED -proceedings in town to make it look Pincher Creek, July with "a pleasantiv cool breeze in the like a holiday display of on the principal buildings, morning, ideal weather prevailed here throughout Dominion Day. and had there been a celebration of any kind matters would have .been perfect in that 'respect. The only attraction re- for those who liad not sought pleasure away from home was the polo matches ior the Pincher Creek and Henderson cups. run off in the afternoon, four j The first polo took place in the entries in the 2.13 or 2.08 trot. Sir Chauncey, owned by W. Brown, Moose Jaw, was favored at the start but Edith 0, after the first heat fav- ored the betters. Edith 0 won the race, the Indian took second money, Sir Chauncay third. The 2.20 pace or 12.15 trot" had four, entries, Lbmona and Monie Musk scratching; Beulah The two winning teams of today, their mutual satisfaction much better R won easily, leading by more than a length in each heat; Results 2.13 with their fists than with the sticks, and discarding the latter tools pro- pace or 2.08 trot, Edith 0., J. B. ceeded to fight- They were both sent! Stetson, won, Indian (Haag and Pars to the fence for the balance of the second, Sir Chauacey (W. game. The game resulted 5-3 in fav- or of Lethbridge. We are not in tlie least disappointed with game foot races. The 100-yd. foot race played by our Some team. We did was won by E. E. Tainter, 1st, Thacker, 2nd. The 220 and one-quar- ter mile races "were also won by the same runners. There was a-game of football be- tween Coal City and Taber, which resulted in a score of 2-0 in favor of Coal City, The game of baseball be- tween Bow Island and Taber, was a good one, and was followed with not expect they could beat Lethbridge seniors, as some of them have only played during the present season, and they have no team practice. Dr. rcfereed the match to the sat- isfaction of both sides. The Taber band played good1 music all day, and everything considered it has been the best celebration we have Tio- Brown) third, time, 2.194, 2.21. 2.23 pace or 2-15 trot, Beulah forenoon between teams (from Macleod and Cowley. There was not a Iai attendance owing to other attractions, but the spectators present showed great interest in this swift and some- what spectacular style of sport. This contest resulted in favor of the Mac- leod team by a score of 4 :o S. The superiority or adaptability of the Mac- leod team's ponies was attributed by some to their winning out. The second match, which took place in the afternoon, brought the North- Fork and Pinoher 'Creek teams up in battle array. Not a few of our towns- men thought the victory would go to the visitors but such was not the case by long odds. Distinctly good Mac-leod Creek, play the final tomorrow. A very courteous and gentlemanly letter -was received here on Thursday from C. J. Ecks.torm, president of the V7estem Canada League, informing those interested in having the Leth- ibrldge and Edmonton ibaseball teams play 'their schedule game of the 27th at this place, that it conJd not .be done under present circumstances. Mr. Eclvstoriri that the provincial .fair at 'Calgary has necessitated a re- arrangement of games, but kindly states that if the request from here can ibe complied with while the nego- tiations are under consideration, he will acquaint the promoters of the suggestion with .the iact tOOKAjSTOTHEB Whitewashed Vancouver in Yery Rough Game Nine Goals ..Vancouver, July more, .than SOOO people, the largest crowd that ever turned out to witness .a la- crosse match .in New. Westminster whitewashed the locals after one of the roughest 'battles ,-tfcat has ever ibeen fought ibetween the two clubs. The game "Was finished with, great difficulty as the crowd ibroke into the field and a -free for all fight started which was quelled, with the, greatest difficulty.'. Five of 'the play-- ers were completely knocked .out during the game. Vancouver was out- classed all the way and the cup hold- ers played -better than they have done in any game this home piercing the with ease. The local team, .played like amateurs most of the; way. hot scor- ing a single goal, 'while New West- minster took nine. This makes four games to the credit of! the Royal City against one for Vancouver in- the cup series. R R won, Longboat polo play was in evidence on tooth rA' second Kootenav (I. G-. I sides, but the tog end of Hie stick foo-m Ruttle) third, time, 2-20 and 2.23. Six furlong open, Traffic (Mc- Abee) won, Nellie Racine (Alfred) second, Miss Spokane (James) third, time, 1.19. One mile open, Josie S (Munroe) won, Endymoin (Dunn) sec- ond, Phosphorous (Dixos) third, time, 1.48. Alberta Derby, Llandoft (Small) won, Busybody (Mibbs) ond, Marvel (McLaughlin) third. went to the home team, Creek winning toy a score of 5 to. 1. During the play an unfortunate mis- hap occurred -by means of which H. Gunn, one of the North Fork players, had a rib .broken. He was hurried off the field and conveyed to the King Edward hotel, where he received due attention. The only other aspect of the day's CANADIANS AT BISLEY Bisley Camp, July annual meeting of the National Rifle Asso- ciation started today with three ran- ges of the Empire match, a trophy offered by Commonwealth Council of the Association Australia for teams of eight 'men representing "the military or naval forces of Great Brit- ain. Canada, South Africa, India, New Zealand, Australia and other units of the British Empire, with uthority ser- vice weapons of 303 'bore as required by the ruroectlve governments. The eight and nine hundred and thousand will be shot otf tomorrow, Saturday. Many showers fell during the -match. Following are the scores made by the Canadian team: 200 SOO 600. Name yds. yds. yus. Lieut Rowe ..........49 45 47 Uapt. Forrest.........49 4i> ouiu! Sergt. Mitchell ..50 45 4G Uol. Sergt. Freeborne .49 4t> 44 Lieut. F. H. Morris .50 49 44 Capt. C. ........4S 47 41 Sergt G. W. Russell 46 47 Fte. Steele 4S 46 392 372 364 The aggregates of the other com- 392, 385, 362; Australia: 390, 380, Singapore: 382, 350, retired from the match; India: 378, '360. 322. BE AROUND AT THE HERALD OFFICE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND WATCH THE FIGHT BULLE- TfNS. ;