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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 HERALD Thursday, ,J nly 4, ALL THE LOCAL AND FOREMOST EVSNTS TEST MATCH ON THE OVERSEASGROUND Appeal to Loyal Sports to be on Hand With a Don v ation Tomorrow Night to Aid Finances of People's Shield Trip TomorroTv evening on the Overseas ferounda north of the tracks, commenc- ing at G.45t the test match (or the pur- pbse of selecting the team that will reprMent Lethbrldge in Shield competition In Winnipeg, middle of the month, will pltyed. All interested in football and the nuccefls of the local aspinnts should turn; out and-aee the match to- jHorraw., The .rival teams (red and the pick of the city and will be selected the team to repretent Letbbridge. Etch man play for his Tpositlon and this ehould be the game of- the I-retlibridge wants the beet team pos sibla represent them, no be on to encourage the boys. Be 'a Booiter Boost ,your, favorites, and let them know you are there to back them u There will be JIG charge but a coilec tion will be taken tip to "help to d fray Uie expenses of the trip. Let LOOM The business men of the city ar doing. tlwir share and the city e eoutive are looking to see the sii] porters of the game contribute the; Don't the man -wit! the money Is needed. Don't Boost the boys an help them to bring the shield back. the Money Two hundred, dollars (Jl'OO) ii; stl! if. anyone wishing to contr jute bwn.overlooked, the secre- tary will be pleased to calhon them All received, will be aoknoiv wl. No aum too small, no sum large. AUSTRALIAN CREW DEFEAIB CANADIANS Londori, July Australians defeated the Canadians today in tbe Grand Challenge at 'Henley The Canadians were slichtly in the lead1 up to the isUnd, sod were lead- ing by half a length at the end of the first quarter of. a mile. It .was a race, the Caaxdlans rowing the faster .stroke, 46 to the minute, ag- ainst Sydney's 40. They lead inr .at: the; mark. The Am then, secured and front at Fawley, tho lisJf dls -rwching then In 3mlu. ]2ceo Sydney nearly a length ahes.4 after- of a mile, aad .won in Tmin. '4secl. One and a. quarter leniths sepftntsd the two orews at the finish. Wrathy Letters to Herald Anent Selection of People's Shield Team He Was Very Much Surprised Sportlng.Editor, Herald: .The teams chosen by the selection C) committee of the Lethbridge Football League for the trial to Mleot the People's Shield tswn from, must be as crest a surprise to a large majority of soccer enthusiasts as it wss'to me.- Several players, by con- nistent form this yesr, at say nse, deeerve a place in any trial team are ignored, and others, who are presum- ably In the 'clique" have c! J venture to suggest that the best solution of .the difficulty .would selection committee of ab- eotuielj" unbiased men, who are neith er.oiemtars Of. the commlttse, msunbers of an} club There sure, sevenl soccer ontbus- who attend ertry nutch, and follow play "v ers cloetly, who would be willing and to choose a. without fear or favor and strict iy in Accordance with fora of the A rOLJXWEH.OF THB GAME. Included Overseas to Courteous View it Armstrong's Intermediate soccer has' taken hold In Lothbrldge..alright, iind much of the credit for the stim- ulus to the junior men the donation of a shield by Lion- el Asquith, some 'liim- seif in the dim past. The uhleltl which Is emblematic .of the Inter- mediate chaiap'ionshlp, 'arrived this morning: and' Is now on view in the windows' .of. Jewelry store.. U is a .beauty and well worth striving for. Taber Adds Another Victory to Their String Taber, July defeated 'Inoher Creek .here, to 1, n a: postponed district baseball lea gue game which was 'prevented by wet weather- Dominion With he.rate .the local team bey. bid fair to' win the ahanipion- hip of the district league'again .this eason The team working as a nit and Gray is pitching ball like a ouse afire. the 'inchentes up lu a tnot. They fsil- d to touch him for even one blngle nd ha would have scored a shut ut but for a break In the men be ind him. Taher has a strp'nj: bunch of. hitters nd extra base hits were right in or er yesterday. The score: tncher Creek (100 000 aber 003 010 Dapper nd Lee; Lee. EYES OF SPORTING WORLD ON LAS VEGAS j Scene of Heavyweight Pugilistic Battle is Duplicate of Reno Two Year Fill the Looks Strong and Healthy- Johnson Ready, and Says it Won't Go Over Fifteen Rounds; He Gets Ijie Vein, July fighters did not enter the" arena, today until Juat before 3 o'cloik, tin1 time set -tor the fight to start The) dressed at thiee-quarter.s and came to the ilng side, in automobiles. .The camps Ibis morning were quiet and neither IRo fighters aor then spokes men put' In -an.appearance until the da> was well advanced Neither man had anything to add to the statements of either confidence they have-made repeatetlly final 'drying process was Preliminary to the Big Mill -20-Round Frost East Las Vegas N M, Julj 4 udolph Dnholz, oi; Denver and Stan 5 1 oakum, of Albuquerque, fought entj tame rounds to a draw last in the the world's weights will clash today. Tom anagan, of Toronto, manager for ack Johnson, Champion hnsofi was a specUto'r. BASIDALL, TILT TOMORROW NIGHT the order, of .business In the morning at both camps. The men expected to rid themselves of a pound or so of excess weight and to prevent un- due preupiratioii. Indications this moinlng for verEect weather, with cleat skies The areaa, strongly resembling a circus Th'e canvas which was placed In double walls some 10 feet to'shut off the view ot.ithose not provided with box office creden- tials, abcjit 10 feet high, load- ing plenty of spate for the bieeze to dip Into the enclosure itself The seats range back from the ring on a gradual slope. The last row of-'blea- chers being on about.a level with the ring while-the first row is all but on the ground-behind.the newspaper row Curley Smilev Promoter Jack Curley had lost the strained look of, the last few, days. When he appeared this morning he wore a broad smile, probably induc- ed by reports .from the box-office which keeps open until mid-night to accommodate the'late comers. .It seemed -certain -early today, lie would have a good when the men were 'started on .their. 46 round jouiv noy. Length of Fight Hazardad The question .gt the length of the fight appeared, to be the .most ing one in-the minds of the fight fans. apparently looked) for a long conteat. Only one bold plung er hazarded a guess that it wo aid pass the. 20 round -mark'and-be sel- ected the last round' The others clustered their bete ou the 12th and 13th round Reno i The streets of La-a Vegas contained an animated scene today be- fore the time set -ifor the heav j Weight championship since Wi-k Johnson defended- title against ring procedure to be settled and that the. men understood fully the rules under which 'they would light. It was to be u first come first served as to the corners, when the fighters ar- rived; alid'tlie crowd waited imtlcntly to'see who would get his pick. Johnson Gets Ulugside, Las Vegas, July oarpenteis evidently had finished with the .rlnfffloor by one o'clock, and it was noticed that there was no pad- ding on the: boards. A single layer of canvas covered them. Ae report came'from town that Curley fulfilled !iis agreement with Johnson shortly before noon, handing the champion a certified check for Curloy said the check represented his guar- antee to Johnson of win, .lose or draw and an additional as jls training expenses Odds Change East Las Vegas, July odds ook a.turn shortly before noon after he champion paid an unexpected vis t to the cominisslonoera' quarters: Johnson's otter of to "jo.OOO that he will win was made to read to it wan said Joli son contmnplatod a further rctli.t tlon to ten to three. More: Fluctuations Riverside, Best Las Vegas. July Fiynn expected to take oft' a poun or tuo by o'clock and piohub vuh ontei the ling weighing a tiif over. 190. The extremely light, hei Ing down- town fluctuated a Htt around noon. Johnson's reduction the. odds on his bet from to 5 io. 10 .to sent Ihe betting: the' resultdown' to 10 to 3.'.Small o fers at this -figure brought out seve al hundreds dollars of Flynn moiie and Ihe ..price, rebounded at once 10'tqi4. It was'predicted that 10 3'or'even less would be the. prevailin odds on the result when the men e tered the ring. Officials The officials' bf'.lohason-Flynn boi as announced at the ring side are Edward S. Smith, of Chicago, referc tjmetkeepel, for (lie club. Otto Hot of Denver; for Flynn, Al.' Tearney i Chicago, also stake holder; for Joh son, Tom'Flanagan BASEBALL IN THE BIG LEAGUES Marquard's Ninteenth Straight Standings Today Jim Jeffrfes at Reno veal1? to Sporting Editor, Herald- I .would to draw. atiMition to tbe teams which have selected by th-a represent bridge in the People's Shield Oae not hare to into the in- ner workings of the selectors to find represenUtlTcs of .the Callies and Sons of England united for ces together to see thftt the players UieiOv-erseM'-Club are' not. chsuoe, are certsUnly three or four of Overaeas tween the two teams which play on Friday nliht yet rt looks is H their selection is 'only out of and the.: final Mleotion is it easily be read between, the lines that.itbe will not have more than two -players .in .the team which goes to Winnipeg. Now. when the business. men of Lethbridge subscrlb- 'ed defray .the expenses of a Leth- bridge they, did not expect to send, the. chosen friends selectors, :whlch they are do- ing in this case One wonders in looking over the teams why a cerUIn player at back 'be selecttd to be in the tat I ve 'team, and yet the Sons ot Kngland will net play him in their first' Surely he is not picked lysssWs einxttlre know thtlr business would no trial to Bstect a represents. ss mr> match played In City this seswon wouM oasaHlaUd trial match Trial aatobM whea swlsnion ire not ioUmately cosmkant at nUyrn' Im, U la of tlM IsKiih ItlBl iiiBtrli, rs BcoU This idtstlstea football ow sawt, come to the ooncluelon that, the City League executive had some motive in view in deciding to select trial teams from which to Winnipeg team, while one to impute un aotivw to body, one can 4iut Iblnk that the Overseas, taasaftfons al the City League, and on tbsii rmrd. undoubtedly the best rrefaUon In the city today, might been more liberally drawn on, with great to the ultimate object In liew, pmunably, the wln- of the Pwjile's Shield by a brWfe f JINATTACHJCO, Macleod plays ball here to- morrow evening with the lo- cil nine In a Tegular leipie fixture The game on Domin-' ion Day at Madeed, in which'' away victor- ions by 2 to 0, should bring the fans out. The tilt tomor row night will be one of blood, 4 figuratively speaking Both have to wlr. BULLETINS g 0. E. VS TONIGHT Both teams turning out in full strength and determined to win Good aame axurred With a drawn game between tbe Sons and Calhes and Overseas Tanning over the Cil llet, it looks It the Oversets cm beat the Realising this, the Sons have strengthened their team, and expect to win this game like- wise the Asqulth Shield FOOTBALL CLUB The follewing players are request. ed to he at the ground tonight to play aaaiust tbe 8 O E. In a scheduled in termedlate game Home, Dixon, Me- Hie '-Wheelan, Hutton, Dayis: Banner- rain, Heoker, Gladwin, McKenna- Hlicks, Sheddoh. MARY'S AND ST. CYPRIAN'S The football game that post poned last Friday evening'between St Miry's and 8L Cyprian's on ac count of rain, will be played on Fri daj Jul> 5th, on _St _Cyp riwi's ground. The following Miry's. Knowlton, goal; Field and Holland, backs; R. A. Mat- thews, H B Collins, Dlion, Oladwift, Grist, Clayton, .forwards. ..Reserves, Moore and Pendle. _ Kick-off 6.45 sharp, represent St (M 'AFTSR YOU" the polite mosquito said) re smoked Flits' Special ilsjar, we're sure I'll emoke no ther 'TIs the [best ou the for the money.. Made-from selected stock, by skilled hands.' Unequalled In (la ver and quality. The Elite Special Is tbe 3 clgsr psr excellence. Can't be beat: ILITE CIOAR STORE fHONC day This time It was Jim FIjna of Pueblo who assailed the negios claim to the pugilistic championship and was backed 'by a big following of Colorado sport lo> ci s i ho poured into town all night jnd Two jears aeo Jdhnson! a" short o.der in the bettms .Teffnes then unbeaten, bnt retired, was 10 lo f favorite To dav it was all the other lay John son's own money offered at- 2- to 1. on himself found- -no i takers.: pitu the one sided look of the betting commissioners: board; there '.appeared: to be a wide interest ia ihe fight. A great manj fight had gather ed in this city to witness tile match ahd Las.Vegas, looked in.a small. Way today as Ileno did two yeans .Gamesters Absent The rattle and clink of roulette wheels were missing, but; the, same lestless, foot weary crov.d surged back and forth all morning along the nar- row sidewalks Ihe crowds, the 4th of July bunting here and there and the cries -at newsboys and hucksters, lent'an air of-excitement and antici- pation Eiervbody seemed willing to take over the probabilities in a purely philosophical way. Johnson devoted last evening to the Imholx-Yoakum flght in the arena in which he wis to meet Flvnn Ho oc- 'oupied a front seat at ringside and sat in bored silence while the little fighters pulled and hauled about the twenty rounds From the ringside Johnson drove his training staff, back to his camp in his automobile and t ent straight to bed Today's flght ap psrently was not in hia mind Flynn Looked Well Flynu paldshls first visit In sei eral to the town'last night He came clad In a brifHant red sweater; which showed to advantage tbe lines huge chest aud powerful shoulders. As he marched about Jthe hoteT porch his ruddy sunburned face and his step Indicated perfect health He was followed bj a mob of fight fans Hh _... was short, however, and before dark he was back-In his quartersislx miles away and -the-visitors were dis- couraged. While the. exact weight of the, men. will not .be'recorded until Just before the fight, Johnson will probably tip'- the beam at 212 pounds, and thereabouts Johnson Predicts Johnson himself reiterated today lis statement, that he .would-win: in Vi rounds and rumor 'had it thai he ictually expected the fight to end in the tenth Flynn hid no remarks lo make as the length of the fight "I im going to was all be would say As the noon hour approached the ildewalk groups about the town began to get In motion toward the arena The drift of traffic that way steadily ncrpaned for the next hour and sixty minutes, before the fighters appeared the bulk of the audience bad sosted tfcelf, removed Its toils, lighted its favorite settled down to gossip of fights fighters Itcferee E V Smith, of Oblcsfjo was among tbe first of the ringside officials to appear He "id there were no pendiaf Results of Games National Marquard Bntki Record New York, -July York- stretched Its winning streak. to six- teen consecutive victories by taking a double-header from Brooklyn today In the first game, Marquaid made .1 new; major record" In winning his' nineteenth straight game of the season. was outpitched .by Kuck- er, but proved pinches New York won the second in the eighth inning, when a. short passed jail enabled vShafer IB. try Ing to head off at the plate, Brwin hit Snodgrass, who was at'bat. with the ball, and Fletcher scored the .'winning run. Manager Dahlen protest ed Brennan's .decision, 'permitting Fletcher to was finally OT- dered from the field. Phillies Win Boston, July hit Hess hard In the seventh and eighth innings today., and pounded out a win over Boston, 8 'to 5. National New York Chicago Plttsb'urg Cincinnati Philadelphia Brooklyn St Louis Boston. Philadelphia Chicago Washington Cleveland Detroit St. Louis Nev. York American 4S. JO 39 34 34 .19 18 American Washington Took Both Washington, D.C., July ton both games of the double- header today, with New York, 3 to 2 and 10 to 2 Shanks' trtple in the ninth inning scored .the winning run first while. Fisher was bat ted hard in the.secpnd. Johnson was very effective in and -was taken out after the. game WAS practi. cally won Graney Broke Shouldtr Detroit, July hit op- portunely today, and defeated the Ti- gers iby 8 to G. In the ninth Detroit rallied and wade on'four singles and two bases on balls. Bland ing was put up to' relieve'Kahler -in the midst of tho rally. A liner from Deleiwnty's 'bat .resulted in a" double play that ended the game with .two Ti- gers. on the bases. Graney, of the Cleveland.'team: fell while running to catch a short fly, ahd broke; his-right shoulder. He is a left hand thrower and probably not be permanently disabled by the accident. Athletics Made Error, Philadelphia, Julj 3 hitting tbe ball .hard, and taking advantage _of the home team's errors, Boston won today.'> game here, 7 to 2. Before the game, 'there .was- a band concert and fireworks, flnd the 'world's pennant, which was won by Philadelphia last fall, was raised, after a march across the field. by the players of the j.wo teams. Columbus foleiio klmneapohs Cansas City St Paul ililwaiikee iidlanap'plis Louisville Association 11 21, 27 J2 34 40 41 48 Seattle Spokane Victoria Vancouver Portland' Taqoma- Northwestern 42 IK 37 37 34 34 36 ?S 19 42 International Buffalo 2, Montreal 2. Rochester 1, Toronto 6 Rochester 5, Toionto 1, Providence G, Baltimore 4 Newark 3, Jersey City 1 Central International Gland Forks 5, Winnipeg 1 Duluth 11, Superior 6 Canadian Berlin 7, .Hamilton 5. Ottawa Feterboro 2. London St. Thomas 2. Northwestern Seattle 3, Victoria 1. Portiand.-E, Vancouver 3. Tacoma G, Sookane 5 Asswciation Kansas City 4, Minneapolis 2 Indianapolis .2, Columbus 1. Milwaukee.7, St. Paul'6. Louisville 2, Toledo 1 Trigger and Trap LOCAL MEN RETURN FROM CALGARY SHOOT Tournament Opens Hert Tomorrow With Great Promise The quartette of Uthbridge trap shooters comprising J. C. Livings-tone A. B. Stafford and K. D. folmston, who were competing in the rap tournament at Calgary yesterday, returned to this city early this morn- ng.. The respective'members of the earn djd some very good scoring which'enabled them' to pull down liiite s. bit of the prize money. The a second prixe, Keing beaten for first honors by the Rod Dear team by three birds The team championship for-Alberta will the '-.tourname'nt opens .here tomorrow and at which a large mmlber of. trap shoot- ers from all over the province will tike part. Judging from the weather here, tomorrow should proie highly successful and should result some keen competi- tion. MARKETS LETHBRIDGE MARKETS A Blight decllno Ik noticuuble today in grain prices on the local market. Tile quotations on moat remain un- itltcred, 'while- butter uud- eggs stand firm. There are no; variations on the vegetable market, n'ho I'nllowinjr tho wholesale prices No. 1 Northern.........10.81) No 2 Northern .1. O.Sli No. II Northern............0.80 No. 4 j.......0.66 NNo, 5 No. Ij No. No. No. No. No. No. >l I Alborta lied Alborta Iteil :i Albert', ited Alberta Hod .j. 5 Alberta Red I! Alberta Hod Bran, per tou Shorts, per ton ..4. Oatts, per ton, sacked tolled oats...... Ves.tablw; Potatoes.- -per tou- Potatoes, per ton Beets, pet1 Iti, Carrots, per Ib....... Turnips, per..-Kilo, clise Onions, per lOUlb. case tl.BII 0.40 0.81 0.80 .....9'" .....O.Oli 0.53 0.41 21.00 23.00 28.00 29.00 27.00 to 36.00 2S.OO to 35.00 0.3 4.50 4.BO THURSDAY'S GRAIN MARKETS Winnipeg; .Inly grain mar- kets opening and closing and prices todayvwere-as follows Open July October.......... lull1 Utt October 37% Ex. Mo. 1 Feed, July lulp 135 October Cash. Prices 1 iVorthern 2 ftorthern 3 Northern....... 107 ts 42 37 "4 42 No. No. No No. (i Oats- 2 C. No. 4 Rejected 'eed lejected 167 100 ii 87 64 4S 4S IS.t WESTEHiS CANADA LEAGUE APPEARS ON ITS LAST LEGS The Western Canada league is bout .all In. The Heralds, predicted! .t the start oftfhe season would ilow up about Juij -Uh This suess omes mighty irear being 'right, judg- ig by what live Albertan has to sav, o wit. "What is the, matter the old ime baseball enthusiasm; which has, n tho past, made. Calgary 'famous, all ver Canada? On -Monday night there ere exactly tweroti five fans who lunked down four-.bits to watch the BronTcs beat Red by the score f 3- to 1, and on Saturday might hot single person ,paiid.admission. "It is quite possible, to conceive oE' uch a condition the. pennant race rere a and the- local team fere out oE the walking but when he first three tearnfl are so bunched hat one day's' game will make any ne of these teams the leaders, there must be something radically wrong. 'This 1s the last week of the-flrat erles, and the week which will .de- ide the location of nhe pennant, yet not: enough Jntsrest to war- ant the maintamance of a ping-pong eague. The boys are playing good ball ow, and poor exhibitions can no inger be'ghen as an excuse for tha illing attendance. 'The fact that the park is located far away from the heait of the ty la the excuse which most of the IDS would ghe, hut if there were the iterest, which Calgary people used o take In then team, ident.'k, the stance make but little differ- nee. "There's something "radically wrong ther in the management 01 othei- ise, and steps should be taken ice to locate -the trouble ahd remedy Excuses.are out of season, and 111- med. The truth of the. matter is is: The "league-.was-set upon a undation of hot air at the start and 'Vf-r had any license to be a sue- ss There is- not. a team In tho ague tod.iy, H ib safe to bet that onldn't prefer to he In this city's of It. Lethhridge took a and against this combination and glad of it FAMOUS ENGLISH BOWLER NEAR PARIS London, 1uly Hichaidron, Surrey's famous bowler wai found desd. yesterday at Perls. Death wan cerebal confection. SL. Jeans, .r.ear caused ti'.'O.nga cFARLAND HAD LITTLE TROUBLE 1EATINQ RANDALL Cincinnati, July McFnr- nd, of Chicago, knocked out Eddie Randall, of St Louis In (the third lotmd of a scheduled ten round box tig contest at the park lasl night MoFarU-nd far out- dUsaed the St Louis 4.S6EI UTTELL OUTCLASSED MARINO na.-oina, July Atloll show ed his old tlmo foun last night by ditl'eatlng Eddie Manno In'ten rounds of fast .boxing In rthtch the former champion led all. life way. Marino letnjeated around ring gMng At tell small chance tp'land ;