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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE DAILY HERALD Friday, July BEATEN OUT FOR GUP Y.M.CA PLAYS MAROONS AT 6.45 DISTRiaiEAGpRSPUTUP POOR GAME OF FOOTBALL Initial Encounter Marred by Indifference of Players and Referee About Turning Up Rangers Beat Rovers Clad In the noted Callie outfit, tbc Rangers defeated the Rovers by 1 to zero in the first District League Foot ball game of the season, at the Ath- letic Park, last evening. The Rov crs had the Overseas checkered shirts on, and they put up about as good a game as a .team belonging to the sweaters Unit they had on, could have. It was said that the teams would he picked from the various teams of the City Football league. They cer- tainly were, but it was also said that they did. not think that the best play- ers from, the teams were picked. The Same was very ragged from begin- ning to end. One of the reasons that It was' so. was because the player's from the Sons of England team that were supposed to play did not turn up, and men were put on-the field that knew.hardly anything about the game. Although It was a league game they did not play the full forty-five. min- utes, but only- stayed with it for ab- out thirty-five minutes each way The official" referee did not even turn up, and'.the first half of the game was in charge of S. he got tired and Simm-took the second spasm. Being two poor teams it was not as bad as if one good, team had Seen opposing a poor team. The line up was as follows 'Mclntyre: backs, Bannerman and Boston; half-backs. Glen, Brennan and Hutton; .forwards, -Moore, Thompson, Parker, Cox'.and McJIurlle. W-anless: -backs, Home and McKay: Mullen and Brennan forwards, Flenv Ing, Crawford, Patterson, Rea and Day. The Rangers got the kick off and a great deal of end to end playing followed, which did not. amount to much. Bannerman.stopped one of tbese rushes, and if. he had'not done so, a score for the Rovers would have been the result. Patterson followed In his footsteps, anil came'very uear crossing the line with.the the noted Callie goalkeeper punched It out.of danger. "Kid "Thompson 'got in the firing line, and came pretty.close to making one tell, hut the globe hit the top of the goalpost only resulted -in. a goal kick for the other ream. This was quickly followed by Craw- ford nnd himself who worked tlie corn I binalion act together, and went up the field nearly as close as the ques- tion line. The main feature of the first half was the many offsides which took place, 'but the referee did not take the time or trouble to call them up for doing so. Fleming worked hard in this part of the game, and he had to take a rest in the second spasm, but all his hard work did not give the team for -which he was working a goal. Tile first goal was put through -by Moore, but it did not count as Craw- ford was offside, and the tired referee saw it and called him up. Freddie Simm. of the Westminster team; who was playing, for the made many attempts- to score, throughout the entire game, but was never able to locate the. spot. The first half ended after McKay had .stopped Crawford from trying to the-books tallied nothing to zero. Centre-and end-playing comprised the greater par.t of the second spasm, as the would-be players were, .very much fatlgued.'as also ware the on- lookers. Fleming made a wild at- tempt tho line with the slobe but his eye and ills toe were not in line, and he made a miss. ;Horne, the noted Westminster full back, was there on several occasions TVith the goods that tell, and stopped tile other team from scoring. Ye old warhorse, MoMurtle. was among those that made attempts, to score, but like 'ill the rest was un- successful On one instance he nas met Tock McKav, nho told him, where-to gel off, and lie took the warning ind him the ball. It was a ver> simple Ihlng for the Ranger's full back Brennan to make a sbore, but it was more of an acci- dent than of merit. He cqme running .down the field, and at the centre line kicked the toll into the ajr In-the 'direction of the Rovers goal, .while the goalkeeper was busy talking, to one of his numerous friends and-not seeing the ball it rolled into the nets before he actually knew what had hap pened. This ended the, game, with .the ball near the Rangers' goal. The Famous Ottawa Crew NEVER AGAIN Mordecai Brown of the Chicago Cuba solemnly swears he will hot be put of the game and suspended again this year. He has too long and hon- orable a career in the national game to 'start being a rowdy now. "Face" the Facts Play fair game with youraelf. Match up the bett you've ever any Black Cat Then younelf if you've ever tcnown greater cigarette enjoyment than give. The smooth, even flavor of the tun-cured, ttraight Virginia tobacco in Black Cat make you wonder how the price pouible. Honttty the answer. the policy of the maker to give full value in the best pouible cigarette. Look for the Black Cat at your tobacconist's CAWtOAI ft MAHCIAIfUa CfcAlTTIS, IMWd. JOHNSON TO FIGHT LANG AT SYDNEY London, July John- son has signed to -fight BUI Lang at Sydney, N. S. Easter Monday, 1912. AFTERMATH OF RACE YESTERDAY Henley-on-Thatnes, July rejoices over Ottawa's victory. For the last five years such a race never created sp much interest in the row ing world. The Canadians never showed their form at practices, and the great heat prevailing lead ex- pens to believe that the Belgians would win. However, in the race Ot- tawa held the Belgians closely till half a mile Irom home. when .they spurted and the Belgians could, not raspoiirtto it. That killed the Bel: giah stroke, and the Canadians romp- ed home In an lew ith the crew they say that the.-race at the on them, but they felt fit and the spurt, gave them' courage. When they reached their boathouse the Fielding was the first to welcome and congratulate them. SORE Wolgast Ignores Well's Challenge New York, July Wells, the claimant of the English lightweight championship, who is preparing near here for a battle with Dick Hyland at Albany, N.Y., .Inly 20th., is rather "out jp" over the Ignoring his challenge iO V.'olgast as he has signified his will- i mgness to fight the American cbam- jpion at 133 pounds, weigh in at 3 p.m. I Wells' manager. Qeorge McDonald, is 'of the same opinion. "Wells is entit- he says, ;'to some-consideration in this discussion about lightweight honors, and I cannot see why Wolgast should act thiisly to Wells. At any rate Wells will have, and should considerable to say about any. match it it is to be tot 'he woilds itle. Standing of Clubs Today WESTERN CANAD.A v Won Lost P. C. .Moose .Taw 39 IS .709 Calgary 30 17 .638 Winnipeg 33 27 Edmonton 28 23 .548 Saskatoon 10 38 .396 Brandon 41 .293 Chicago Philadelphia New York Pittsburg St. Louis Cincinnati 30 Brooklyn........ 26 Boston............1C NATIONAL Won Lost 43 26 44 43 40 40 Henlcy-on-Tliames, July one of the most desperate mid exciting races Been here for some time. Mag-. dalen College, Oxford, today crushed ill hopes of tlie grand challenge cup coming when they beat the Ottawa eight in the .fourth .heat- by two lengths.' The weather today was perfect and not a cloud was in the sky and cooling breeze blowing, the Influx of visitors to see the race between Ottawa and .Magdalen was enormous. Magdalen took up their position nt the starting post anil were followed by the Otta- wa's, who received a groat reception. The wind was blowing witli the crews. The race started at p.m. and Magdalen' after leaving the starting post stroked fust. At the half course point the collegians 'came to the front and won by two lengths, making the remarkable time of G minutes 55 sec- onds t In heat five df the grand, rowed at 1.10 p.m., -Jesus College, beat the Lon- don by one-length, time of which was T.'minutes ;2 seconds. Tlie Ouawas admit that the race was a fair one. They 28 32 SO 31 39 44 .563 .435 .371 .225 AMERICAN S O E THROUGH WITH A FOOTBALL IN THE CITY KINNEAR AGAIN BEAT HIS OPPONENT IN HEAT .FOR DIAMOND SCULLS Instead :of takiag part in 'the toot- lLleague heie Sons of England 'tojgo.out of town to play..v-Their first' game will1 be to; night at llacleod. They left on this afternoon train accompanied by a large number of S. O. E. football fans Henlej, Jul} beat six, W D Kinnear of Kensington, R. C., last year's winner- of the Diamond Sculls, beat Dewar of. London, easily In eight minutes 33 seconds. Powell, of Viking's College, Elton, beat Bruce of Oxford in heat five, his time being eight minutes 53 seconds. SASEBALL AT, THE ATHLETIC PARK TONIGHT The Y. M. C. A. and Sport- ing Goods are scheduled to play at the Athletic Park evening. Detroit "hiladelphii Chicago York Boston Cleveland Washington St. Louis AUSTIN OUGHT TO STEAL 100 BASES, SAYS COLLINS Here is what Eddie Collins has to say about Jimmy Austin, whom tlie Yankees traded to St. Louis: "If I were as fast as Jimmy Austin, I don't believe I'd ever.stop running until I crossed the plate. There is no ques- tion about his being, faster than Cobh and I, hut Jimmy, has never develop- ed the art of getting a big lead. That is where Cobb and I have the better of 'him. He also slides head first most of the time, .which is not nearly so successful in stealing bases as the feet-first plunge. If Austin ever learns these two tricks he ought to steal 100 bases in a season, for he has the speed.' CHAMPION'S GLORIOUS 4TO Champion, Iul> 4 of the larg est. If not the laigest, crowd eier ml nessed in this district, gathered here itodai to celebrate Earll in the mom ling tiro started coming in m riB, 'automobile, hoiseback and shonk s Iniaro-iintil by mid-day, they numbered iln Ihe neighborhood of ,3000. A snlen- Ulid programme -of. snorts 'had been '.manged and despite the inclennut .1 stop to outdoni .amusements from about 2 p.m. until h were carried out enrlnislai.tn. 'ally bv all participating to the 'paniment of rounds of applause and cheers from the onlookers. Perhaps lone of the most exciting evci.is of the afternoon the horse r.iros good course had been pic and horses ,md riders iliko did 'justice to It group of 'nd'ani gave a. display of horsemanship and in their native Biirb made a. picturesque pic- ture.- The chief event, however, was the baseball match, Champion versus Vul- can. game was exciting from start to finish, jnd the result, a n for Vulcan, was keenly contested from start to finish. In-.the evening, a jolly dance was held in the hall, the light f.inlitstlc 1 being tripped until daylight idawned I in the east. Oreat credit is due the committee who had charge of the day's proceed ings, the manner in which everything IV.'SIK.arranged showed that lime and I thought had beempentinthcorganlxa lion. One does not much about this Hinge of Champion, but that per- i> too huijr voiMng the bulMInK up of our future: town of nb' llttlo Importance. II worthy of note, however, that thuy have one of the rnont up-to-dati lotels off the main line of any rail way, they have have a town well in the1 village, not. a mile or so away, also every store ami tilt bulk of the dwelling houses' have chemical fire extinguishers in them Building is going on apace and oncp the steel gets in there will come prp- minently before tlie travelling public a pHce which Is a beelme of actn CHANGE your brand for the Scotch WhUkey that high reputation. At all dealers. BUCHANAN'S Won Lost 48 23 45 23 35 3B 36 35 P. C. .676 .530 529 .514 .467 .366 .271 Games in the Big Leagues NATIONAL New York 001 000 OOO' 102 Brooklyn.....001 000 1 Pittsburg .....025 010 ll 1 1 1 Philadelphia. St. Louis 010 151 004 120 S 1 14 1 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION 200 000 I 2 St. Paul Ill 211 13 4 Louisville 000 301 11 _4 Indianapolis i Columbus- 000 000 5 5 Toledo 010 003 10 1 Milwaukee and Kansas City, no game scheduled AMERICAN Cleveland 022 110 12 1 000 4 2 Chicago i___: 000 000 3 4 St. Louis ..___000 001 9 2 New York and Detroit, no game scheduled. CANADIAN Brantford St. Thomas London Hamilton' Berlin Uuelph Second game Berlin Uuelph OTTAWA CREW DEFEATED BY MAGDALEN COLLEGE Immense Crowd Saw Canadians' Hopes of ngng Grand Challenge Cup to Canada Blasted Ek- citement Reigned Supreme I report Ilia I one of the crew, was knocked up over tlie sU'uiti. Tlift Can- stroking was US lo the lo iM.igdulou'B but the Oxonians imHeil'a stomlier stroke and got more speed limn tlie visitors, who were ap- parently doing good The race proved a desperate en- counter and the time is only" four seconds above the record. The Crews were level lo about Fawley Court. Here tiio (lark bines went ahead about half a length. Ottawa could not respond the- stroke of. Mag- dalen, which was quick, though at tlie start the Canadians, were quicker. In- tense excitement prevailed at Fawley Court. Half the course was reached in three minutes and twenty seconds. When this point was passed the Ox- onians again increased their pace, and although the Ottawus made a fine spurt, they fell fast hehind, and .Mag- dalen, the winner of the cup last, year, romped home in good time. Th6 win- ning crew possess some fine on ran) en. Pfleming, their stroke, a Bplenciirt man. He has Just returned after spending the winter in America ho was resting. RESULTS OF TODAY'S SHOOT AT THE LOCAHRAP TOURNAMENT The high professional for the day was Lee Barkley, of San Francisco, who broke 129 out of a.possible 135. The high average amateur was A. Bishop, of-N7elson, D. C., with 125 out of 135. ,L C. Livingston scored high amateur with 122 out of 135. The very, high wind scores impossible.. event tomor- row, will be shot, at 2.30, Vhen.-the Brewery Cup competition of fifty birds will lie contested. Everyone interested lu 'shooting .should see this race. There will be lots of chairs so bring tho ladies with you. r' SO r' '20 xB. a. White C. Plumer A. W. Bishop R. Grubb xR. J. JlicKay A. B. Stafford J. C. Livingston J. W. Stafford F. R. Agnew Hobt. Livingston R. G. Robinson- Ben MacLaren A. H. Andrew E.' Chingren..... xG. E. Holohon xC. iUInk H. J. H. Skeith.... xW. Bcckmann K. D. Johnson xProfegsionals. 12 M 13 12 H) 13 12 13 10 9 15 M 13 14 J3 10 12 .11 19 15 rc 14 in iti 20 17 H; 13 18 IS 19 10 IS IS 17 19 17 19 13 17 IS 20 13 17 15 19 17 19 .16 17 19 19 10 20 IS 17 20 15 15 17 IS 18 15 1C IS IS 17 15 17 17 18 15 17 16 18 n 19 13 13 14 1.7 IS 17 14 20 17 17 17 }6 is IS II 18 17 "TdUl .116 113 125 101 108 114 122 105 111 91 129 112 121 110 121 119 121 6 15 2 7 12 4 4 8 4 9 11 4 9 14 1 1 7 8 n 2 1 SHECKARD A FINE WAITER Not At Table, but. Cub Outfielder Draws More' to First Moit Sheckard, the Cub outfielder, is pro bably the best waiter in the National league. Pitchers'will admit this. The fact .that been given 37 bases on frails in 45 games fUone bears out the statement.. In the last 14 games played 'by the-Cubs he went to the first on passes in every contest hut three..'In those) battles he drew 1C 'bases on.balls, and obtained 12 hits besides' His ability to combine hits with the passes accounts (or his ting average of .382. That Shcckard's ability to get on1 first .base -has 'been of great value to the club is proved by the number of runs he has counted. He is.the CUDS' leading run getter by a wide margin, and also heads the National league. He has come close to scor- ing one run a game. He lacks only five tallies. In Hie 47 games-he has registered 42 points. His hitting has not been for naught." Sixteen runs have crossed. the plate as a' re- sult of his raps. Fifty-two hits arc credited to him. Of this total Ifi have 'been two four for three bases, and two for'home runs. BRANDON JUST SLIPPED IT OVEft' ESKIMO TRIBE 4 8 Jersey City -Newark EASTERN 010 001 300 100 Brandon. July was when Bran- don and Edmonton finished a close combat hereHbiii: evening, in which it was anybody's game till the final moment, that Brennan struck out in the dark and closed the ninth. A safe- Providence ___000 000 6 Baltimore 210 2'_'1 15 At Rochester (10 .Montreal 200 Ollfl 021 11 Rochester ..i 410.000 000 9 Toronto at' Buffalo, rain. -NORTHWESTERN Tarama ..0 1 3 ancouvcr 1 2 0 bpokane .29 40 -3 Victoria .8 IS IB bealtle 11' 4 Portland Western Canada League Games ty would have game or won it from the residents, lioiurich and Whliman. were the. opposing pitchers. Both.were erratic and weic hit anfl when two were gone in'the ninth Cuiter had to apply the llcilv rich and bring in Boilejki to strike out Brennan. Tlie Brandon lO'l II 3 Edmonton .020 010 11 4 (Plate. They added one more in ,-the 'eighth. Syfert twirled beautiful ball, strik-' ng out the third player on three oc-, caslons when the visitors had one more men waiting to come home. Tlie IJronchos' only run was due to Col-, lins' error. The score: 6 5. Winnipeg 000 000 7 t PITCHED HIS .TEAM TO VICTORY COMING KID D. O. RDBUSM TORONTO AGENT Joe Lynch, younger brother of Lynch. Hie former Pirate twh'ler, who Is- burning up the college circuit by hU brilliant work with Holy Crws, booked to become a I'hiladelpaW Am- erican. Winnipeg. July. Airtight pitching by Harry Syfert proved the .downfall I jof the -Calgary team In the first game of the present here tonight, when the, trimmed, the Bron- chos. by.. the count of 4 to I. Jt was an Interesting game to watch, with the visitors In the-lead until the aev- when Soulhnnw Manning took his customary blow. up. and the Ma- JKKUU tinned .three runs across the QUESTIONABLE DECISION GAVE ROBINS GAME. Saskatoon, July, the score 2 to 1 Jaw tonight' in the.ninth inning und with 'out and two strikes .on Lockwood, the decision qf Umpire -.Morrison allowed the Robin. Hoods'to add more to a score which msde: it anybody's game up almost to the end. With two over on Lockwood he hit-a Ion? drive to centre.and Trainer allowed il'td" go through hli legs with the re- sult that Lock wood stretched into 'homer on the throw, chasing Hart- man and Harper before him. It was a splendjd exhibition up to ,t.he very. stage, 'but a decision of [the umpire put I he crowd In in iiftr mood. ;