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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LOCAL 'AND FOREMOST OE DAILY HERALD Saturday, July I {Kg LETHBR1DCE DOUBLED SCORE ON MAOEOD SOME OF THE INCIDENTS WHICH FEATURED THE GAME fe W.lli Hit Home Run Moors's'Great Catch Murphy Took year Winding Up THE STANDING Taher Maeleod...... Lethbridge Pincher tLetbbridge put itself in the four hundred per cent class by defeating Macleofl last night at the park, and again has-a look-in-for the'district league' championship honors.' The ;game only went six innings, and the score was Ii to 3. It was one at the sharpest games of the season but at that it was lacking In those elements which inspires the ginger and pep. 'The fielding was par excellence, with, the exception of a conpte of" wild "heaves, and the pitch- ing of Phippen and Murphy, steady and strong It wasra dark and cold night, and this Is probably the secret of the players' listless they moved about like a bunch of dyspep- tic Chinks. Hit .Autocratic The real .life of the game was .fur- nished bv Wallace Wheeler, umpire, of Western Canada league fame, who was theie with big league stuff and flung It out in bir league style He captured the stand with offer- ing and anything he said went with- out a kick He looked mighty good, and the fans appreciated' his ability Lethbriilge didn't have a runaway of it last night by any means Up to the' fourth the score 'was a tie, 2-2 Then In the Ifth a wild heave to Brat' by Ssidenbecher gave the visitors a run to the-good A. tun in iftis air- tight game meant something and with darkness rapidly approaching the sit nation look on a serious aspect from the local standpoint, hut tie favorites came right back In their half and broke up the game by pulling three tallies over, They scored another in toe sixth game was called on account of darkness. Locals In First Tilacleod, the nrst to bat, got two jnen on the' first innings but failed to score. The locils.then took turn and tallied'two. Evans, first up, walked and stole second while Wng- SieB worth took the count on strikes, Oeo. Moore (grounded to third but got on safely through a wild heave to first by Welli while Evans scored, Pulley, after Seldenbecber flew out, poached'one over second and romped home.: 'Sellens ended the sw- eion with, a .foul pop up to.third. Some 3wat This There.was little doing in the sec- end, but in the third Maeleod evened liprthe score result of'one of: the best home run-hits seen on the.dia- mond. With one down Grimes wait and then Wells came out to the 'Whit. Wheeler Said, Went swatting ione out to his liking- hitting the ball full and square and landing it in the farther- most corner of the field, he easily made the circle in spite of the speed in which The ball was flelded" Mac leod died hard in .but never scored again Lethbndge got two in half when Smuenbecher scratched and Pulley stung.a hot one between short and third, it re- sulted'In nqthlpa, ed and then Grime's Sit a. lofty one to left which Green roped In in clever fashion The stellar passage of the game was then pulled off by Josh Moore in right field, he having replac- ed Wrigglesworth in the last innings. Wells, the visitor's home lun artist, was up again, and again he hit, it had all the appearance ot another homer until the old war horse, Jobh seen in a hot sprint to intercept its mad course No one thought that Josh vvould get under it and all held their breath, but he was there with the basket, taking it on the dead run, whipping around and shooting the pill to first and shooting dead Mr Farrel, who had taken the liberty to beat it toward second The side was out The locals scored another in .the last on a walk and hit by Seidenbeob er and then Umpire Wheeler called the, game. The fielding of the' locals was gilt- edge, one error being up against them Maeleod had several. MACLEOD- AB H H PO V E Farrell, 2b Grimes, ss 3b Holmes, ri c..: Afufpfcy, 'f Phippen's" AziliVi'Qulte Sufficient Maeleod got three on the bases in tbe fourth .with two It yas up to come across with something, iiul the beat he could do with Phlppen's was a grounder to third which the ever ready kid, Geo Moore, speared and killed 'of Macieod's chances Letb- iriage in their half got two on by a wild'thTowlo first by Holmes and a walk with only one down, hut Mur phy was strong in the pinches and lulled hhnself out of tbe whole with a nicety, fanning Wrigglean orth and making Moore lay down an easy out Stole This One In "the fifth Maeleod was given a charity through a wild heave el Seld- enbechtr's Murphy and McSlaugh- In were on with one down when Dixqn hit to -short Seidy tried to make a double play but overstepped limself He cut McOlaugh'm off at second and 'in his baste to get the hitter threw wild and Murphy scored rithout trouble Noisy Fifth Laehhriaate tisptoyed their and fighting ability in their turn at the hat and more than made good the that had Just overtaken them honor to Pulley and Sellens who punctured Macieod's defence with two nice timed swats Seldenbecner got :hreufh on a fumble at second; Pul ley then laced a rip snorter to left, good lor two hags, putting Seidy on third, Selleos up next noted out a pmcb between left and centre that wasn't returned to the Infield until two -men had crossed the plate and Tested comfortably on third. Miyeri placed one in front of the plate and was thrown out at.first, but Seltens came in on tbe play. A perfect throw home would have kill: ed Sellens went wide and the runner wag safe, and the game on ice. Some Big League Stuff The: last .session saw. some pretty catching in the'outileld and a clever double vplay pulled oft which shot Macleon'i hopw head Farrel walk ci Tfldpritk, Ib 2vans, 2b Uisglesworth, rf Moore, 3b. Pulley, Ib i Sellens, c jfreen, If (levers, cf 'hippen, p Tke 'or 40 r cUss dtaUra, mad Jhrtw Fit In Finh 30 ,31 i'1- .30 30 >3 1 i.'3 0 ....20 3 1 0 1 00 ,3 i 2 1 2001 0831 0 2 0 23 3 7 IS 1 6 LETHBRIDGE AB R H PO E _. 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 10210 0 0 0 0 0 0 d 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 3 4 1 3 5 jl 1 1 6 1 0 0 2 2 3 28 6 7 18 3 1 substituted m fourth Mooce substituted in sixth Runs bv innings ethbridge 200031-8 lacleod 002 010-3 SUMMARY o-bjse hits, Pulley three base ut, Sellens horop run, Wells stol- m basei, Pulley sacrifice hit, "Mey- ers double play, Wells to Kartell J Moore to Pulicy wild pitch, Mur- ph> passed ball, Wra> 4 hit by itcher, Murphy first base on balls, off Murphj 3, Evans 2, Josh Moore oil Phippen 6, Divon, Grimes 3, Far- rell 2, MoLacWan struck out bv Mutphs WriBElesworth 3, G Moore 2, Mejers, Green, by Phippen 7, Farrell 2, McLachlan 2, Ridpnck 2, ,Vrav left on bases, Maeleod 9 thbrldge 8 innings played 6. Time of game, 1 hour and 30 minutes jj um- pire, Wlieeler. WESTERN CAN. LEAGUE LEAGUE COMPLETES FIRST HALF OF SCHEDULE TODAY Red Dter Defeated Edmonton Yesttr- tlay and Look Like Winners Edmonton, July afternoon Red Deer took tighter grip on the first series- of the ..Western Canada Lea- gue, which ends' on. when, they won from Edmonton by -a score of T to i, before rain came at the end of the eighth. The local team showed the need of pinch hitters, Ing men on second and third in a num ber of innings, wttht none out, but eoitld not get the.-'necessary White, the new catcher from Seattle, joined the, team today, 'and 'pleased the fans. 1910, loins .nextlwfc'k: Score: Edmonton 000 100 100 Red Deer 002 001 3 1 Helnrlchi Dunn Ullu, Was When Struck? Come.and think It over with me'Sunday evening next. A. C. WATSON, Pastor, First Baptist Church Mornlnj- Subject: "A Good PINCHER CREEK BALL Z TEAM HERE MONDAY _____ Pincher Creek will pliiy Its'. Hist game in the District lea- gue here Vonduv night, a fiuuio from last mouth. 4 i-. Shake-Up in the Pass Football League Figures Hlllcrest, Alta., July tw-o football games played in the Alberta Pass League on Wednesdaj oienlng materially affected the. standing of practically all of the competing-teams. Hillcrest winning over Blairmore plac- es the former team wellin the lead. Burmis' losing to Coleman places'Cole- man In the second, place beside Blair- more, while Burmis drops back to the fourth place. There is -question as to whether the game played a 'week Blairmorb.and Burmis will have to be played over again or'not. The Blair- moro club have legrtered a protest with the Secretan of the league, claiming that Burmis plas ed one man against the league regulations, the player In question not haung been duly'registered, while the rules state that all players must be registered by ;he league secretarj at least days before plaUng their first game If the protest of'the Blairmore club s found to be in order thp game will have to be re-played. The Colemau club hbve also regis- tered a protest against forefeiting the game with Lille 'on account of their team not showfng'flp Thev state that on account ofrthe men being unable to leave then work, they are entitled to consldeiation, and Ihe committee have decided that tho game shall be prayed. The present standing of the teams Is as follows {allowing Burtois 'their ictory over Blairmore, which is dis- puted) P W D L P. Blairmore o 3 1 2 5 Coleman.......... 5 2 1 2i5 4 i 0 2 4 Lille 3 0 1 3 1 Sealer Will Meet the Champion If He Beats Potts EHmonton Inly Potts of Minneapolis, who will meet Kid Seal- er of Spokane, in a bout at Diamond Park here Tuesdaj evening, has taken possession of his old training quarters and is working out tialH with several foimer spaa-- ring mqluding Tom Me- Naughton Re will weigh in at 138 pounds at 3 o'clock the afternoon of the mill He says he Is as strong as a.mountain lion. Sealer, who is In the best of con- dition, is working in the armories He is out to win the bout, which will put him in line for a match with Joe Bajlej, the Canadian champion Baj ley announced at Bassano on June 27, following his victory over Billy Allen, that he Is willing to meet Boiler in this city some time next month. SOCCER GAINS IN STATES v Six Colleges Form League te, Play Enghih Game Soccer football is slowly but stead- ily raining a foothold in tho eastern States. 'Already soccer has crowded out the American game on Pacific the statement asserts, "and while it has not yet supplanted the jastern game on tho Atlantic coast, a league has been formed with six col- leges as mouthers and Indications are that two more will loin for next year." Princeton and 'Brown have 'been for- mally Invited to join -the Intercolleg- iate league, whose membership jeady comprises Harvard, Yale, Cor- nell, Columbia, lliverford. The Gloomy Fan By WALT MASON O the gloomy fan is a mournful man, and fills my soul with sorrow; he watched the play with a frown today, and he'll scowl at the game He ambles in when the games begin, a soul by the gods forgotten; and-he eyes the play, in his morbid he yells out "punk1" and No player yet, be lie, colt or vet, non praise from this gloomy; he'll sit and scowl .like a. poisoned .owl, and his eyes are red and rheumy; and his blood is thin and his heart is tin, and his head with cotton; and he.merely sits, throwing frequent fits, and calling out arid He casts a pall oh the bleachers all, breaks the hearts of players; he gives the'dumps to his nibs the who would spread him out in layers; he queers the game and he chills the frame of the man bases trdttin', with his fish-Hkc eyes and his mournful sighs, and his cries of and Copyright by George Matthew BASEBALL IN THE BIG LEAGUES Results of Games National Chicago Shut St Louis Out St. Louis, July steady pitching, together with timelj hitting by his team, mates, e Chi cago this afternoon's game with St. Louis, 4 to 0. Recruit 'Makes Good Boston, Jul> Hixej, Pluladel phia's elongated reciuit pitcher held Boston without score tcdas, his team-mates were' piling up ten inns Onlj two Boston men reached second bate Cravath's batting was a feature diei Hub Perdue settled bis tliHer- the local management to Reds Were Easy Pittsburg, July Pittsburg had lit- tle troubles winning from Cincinnati today; Mathewson Came Back New York, July 5 who was knocked out ot tbe by Bicolc- lyn yesterday, came back strong to day, defeating the Brooklyns by a score of 6 to 1 New York drove Bar ger off the slab IE less than one inn ing Kent, who relieved him, pitched a strong game American 'Sixteen Inning: Grind Washington, D C July 5 ton def.ea.ted New York today In a teen Inning contest, 6 to 5 Johnson and Warhop hooked up In a pitcher's battle, after Fisher and Engel had been pulled from the box, and pitched desperately until the final round Then Warhop weakened, and the win nmg run was batted home by Morgan after two were out Daniels had hard luck today Both Engel and Johnson knocked him down with swift in shoots, but be remained in the game to the, end Other Games Chicago defeated Detioit, 7 to 3, Philadelphia defeated Boston, 8 to 2, and Boston turned the tables In tho second game, defeating the Athletics, 5 toj Association Kansas City 4, Milwaukee 3 St Paul 5, Minneapolis 3. Columbus 7, Louisville 7. 'Toledo 2, Indianapolis 1. International Baltimore 9, Newark 3 Toronto 4, Buffalo 3 Providence 5, Jersey City I Montreal vs Canadian Ottawa 2, St Thomas 0 Brantford 11, London 4. Peterboro 4, Berlin 0 Standings Today National New York Chicago Pittsburg Cincinnati Philadelphia Brooklyn St. -Louis Boston 55 .13 39. 20 40 27 -36 35 29 3i> 27 41. 27 4G 21 50 American .Boston Philadelphia Washington Chicago Cleveland Detroit -St. Louis New York 50 23 41 23 43 31 40 30 35 37 35 38 10 -47 19 48" Association 55 33 19 30 30 "Milwaukee 35 Loumllle 30 Indianapolis 33 Columbus Toledo Minneapolis City St Paul Northwestern Seattle Spokane Vancouver Victoria Portland Tacoma 44 35 40 43 39 39 S3 II J4 44 International Rochester Baltimore Toronto Jersey- City Newark-, Buffalo Providence Montreal' 4il 29 33 ,12 37 35 37 35 17 20 3C 32 37 29 41 .597 .540 .614 507 487 446 .-435 .411 SOLES i HO If Mathewson had won eleven straight games this season there wouM bo more talk about It than there was about the Titanic disaster, but Is very littlo chatter being pasned around .concerning -Ilube. Mar- wonderful i coord. Not a team In the league has a decision on tho'big southpaw .this season. PICKS U.S. ATHLETES TO CLEAN UP OLYMPIAD QUITE NATURAL FOR JAS E. SULLIVAN TO EXPECT EIGHTY P. C. SHOWING, HE'S THEIR COM- MISSIONER Jamos 13. 'commissioner for United Slates lit. the, .Olympic games, Stockholm, Sweden, .has a vision of his countrymen all but mak- ing a clean sweep at the.world's ath- letic mnjsm Ho says: will win the track vand of the --world ;at _ Olympian games this month; In picdictlug that the Amcilcan learn 'will score SO.. .per. cent, of the total points secured.in track and 11-eld sports I dp not think that any rash prophecy. Is being, made, as the teams which -ill the last live Olympic revivals have beaten tha world would not for a mliiuto have, a chance of victory against the present team, and even by making iluo allow- I ance for the increasing strength of the other countries, I fail to see whero thev are going to heat us in a largo majority of the events For the first, time since we have been attending these games "rte a chance io win the team race at 3000 meters. Inline past .this .race- has gone to England or France, and the best we have done is to run third This year, with Jones, Berna, Scott, Boiihag Ktviat, Tabor and Wikoff to pick fiom, we have a. better balanced team than any whicll can be started against us t Our principal points mil he scored In the running up to the 5000 meter race and in the pole the i mining high and running broad jumps, the hammer throw, the shot put and the hurdles In the Marathon lace we have an excellent chance, with one the best coipb of long distance men which ever wom our colors, I am looking forwaut to this race to prove that we best long distance afc well as the leaders in the other events. One thing that has been impressed on. the, athletes is that there must be no protesting against the decisions, no matter what happens, and I Wish to state that the Amerlcaa.tommitteo will not protest the 'entrj of John Flanagan in the hammei throw as a member of the Bnglish team, and no other man will be protested tor any reason Wo are going through this Olympiad without giving any country a chance to pass unfaioiable com ment on our sportsmanship, even though we sufter for it. How Canadians Lost London, July contest be- tween the Australians and Canadians at Henley is thus described by a row irg expert "It a rer.t slogging race After hemg behind to the hal'mile mark, Austrilia went away at 40 to the min- ute, as fast n stroke as has been pull- ed at Henley 1or a number of years. The Australians were, content with sK less, and at this wore able to show their host form, their'bodies and oars moving like one man Wnen the Ca- nadians' swishing stroke Io slacken the Australla.is began to gain, and once they kad lei piled up the race was never left long In doubt They aftorwaids went iway at almost every stroke, whining by just a length." CANADIAN BISLEY TEAM IN CONFIDENT MOOD Thank Col. Sam Hujhes for Big Con- tribution to" the Funds liisley, July 'Canadians were blazing iway "at the ranges all through the daylight, preparing foi the matches of neit. week. The Dom- inion team's health and spirits arc excellent Old John De Laurlct, ille'3 sergeant, Ii inuUi missed by British frequenters' of the camp; The National lilfle Association sec- retary has cable-1 Hon Col, Sam Hughes a thousand thanks for Can nda's generous contribution to tha (Hilda. ;