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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta lVi ,'n THE LETHBRTPCiB HTFRAtn Saturday, July.8, mi. 1 [LATEST IK REALM or BASEBALL S.C.L MUCH MM IFGOIMli FANS ENJOYED COMEDY t AT PARK LAST NIGHT Considerable Loose Work 5by Two City League Baseball Brigades Maroons Turned 'A'.' was speed to that tilt yes lerday evening at the ball like, a funeral. a city league encounter between the V. M. C. A. and the Maroons. The latter rambled home with "the spoils in 'easy stylo. The score of 15 to G is a .iafe criterion to calibre cf the game. .-Cllowover; the boys are not to be de- rided for the class of game put up by although it was about fifth stuff. It was cold and windy. Boot't fancy juggling wis right In onftr. Tie fans, who were not'out in1 him quite naturally under' the cir- cumBtaucesV but'thdse.'wh'o did brave ]the. 'apparently understood the situation and tcok many misbaps in good humor and Ceiled the while. The call; ed In the eighth .which was a very move for obvious reasons. S Rob sort and Christie operated the gattllng department. Robson did- n't require much to dispose of his opponents. Though, the "V" have a :bunch of hefty clouters, they wore .u.htble, to turn their hiia Into runs as often; ai thsy- might have ,-had- they hot-been handicapped by, weak wield- era o.f the hickory on- the team who If "Tooti" hUndtfion old to 'vlaktrt would hud thtnv off. spurt. Brandow's old reliable met the ball full on the nose, with the jestiit that Wriggleau-orth home followed by Coons. After that they failed in all but the fifth to penetrato the air-tight defence opposed to them. Maroons, scored one in the firsi. Carpenter singled and was eventually- hit In 'by Pulley, whose batting "was a feature of the perform- ance all through. Tho second and third saw the Maroons grab a couple more tallies, but it was the fourth and fifth rounds when the balloon was1 made .to-soar. 'Heavy pounding and several bad-breaks in their en- emies' ranks put the game on wheels and assured the Maroons of a run- away victory. The "V" was then (hopelessly crushed. They felt, it played it, with the .exception ,of the battery. Brandow and Christio fought all-the way. Three, more scores fo'r the Maroons ,Jn the sev- enth decided L the issue, after which the gnme was called. The score: He Will Fly in Letiibridge M A ROC Carpenter, cf JHeyers, lb 2b Pulley, c Henderson, -rf Kfiuiear, 3b Cray, SB If. Hobson, p Totals Y .M, C. Wriggleswcrtb "3b. NaismiLh, rir Coons, 2b Branfiow. c NMchols. If Hyssop, SB Armstrong, ES Mackenzie, cf Christie, p AB-R-H PO A E 3 J 0 1 0 -i o 1 3 13 000 2 1 1 132 "11 0 1 0 0 'I o 2 1 0 6 '0 1 1 1 0 0 AB R H PO A E S-OlfJli EXMBITON GAME Went to Macleod Yes- terday and Gave a Clever Display J: of Soccer Tlio Sous of England Football Club went to Macleod yesterday to play a friendly g.une with -tlio team of that town, and showed football fans ttnat they, are torn dud fct thirty 'players and su were in the party; A gccdly crowd of ipectators were present at.the Athletic grounds, the two teams lined up, under Referee WilBbn-at hour's delay, invvn tl owing to the breakdown at ivipp ing up the team. A terrific wind blowing straight across the field iml Eugene young AnpJo-American aviator, who flies in Letiv bridge Friday, July 14th. Ely is shown seated in the Glenn Curtits BJ- pltne In which he will fly here and in. which'he accomplished the feat of fly- ng out to sea from San Francltcb tht deck of; U. S battleship "Pernylvania S W1UUKE1I BEATJJftHE Connie Mack Again Wears the Smile of the, Vic- tor Pitchers All Going Fine and New Infielders Alive, With i Philadelphia, JUly looks like Connie Mack B Ubieties ng i'n thl season. A careful'study cf this teams ill-round work during a, t'fvg: gams ser es -With tho .copyltf- cog-that tho Quakers- -fully as g a teiui us son. "when they o.utcUisGGd everything hey-met. Early in the season the (com look ed dead, tho neither side could get dawn to any- thing; like scientific bnll. Maclc d their pitchers wore off color, infield looked shaky, while hc'-Binile hud vanished from the face of -Manager Mack. The team liere last week had two outfield B-riuil- aud is enough new faces in Strunk In the t i'n-f' iemi ratio sptt-c1 left hf nc. t out ii-field lii'ts no! thing like scientific bnll. ]18', died ttehnh This 'yjassU, looU made: a dash into Enelanus teirltoii HKe a cefurc don but Chiswlck revwrDftth' j ne hltrei no h sphere to the other end u.e ball Turn a fh-st base This Will Be a Glorious Twelfth Totalo 33 6 9 21 7 6 Score 'by M. C. A.......... 023 6 Maroono HI 540 Sumrnarj7: Earned runs, Maroons 7, T.M.C.A. 3; two-base hits, Robson? Ooons, Brandow; three-base hits. Pulley 2, Ran, Gray; first base on bails, off RobBpn 2, off Christie 4J struck out .by-Robson 11; left on Maroons 4, V.JfiC.A1. 6; double to Ran; 'wild pitch .Christie; passed balls, Pulle> Brandow; bi.t by, .pitcher, Naismith, Hbrne. Umpire Culbertaon. Orangemen of Southern Alberta- viil celebrate-the coming a; roacner wbiea promises to surpass ten-fold anytning- hitherto of the kind ever held, in these parts Lethbridge will be the point to1 .which all loyal orange lodgers be- tween Medicine .Hat and Cranbrook, 'and as for north as Calgary, will gath- Ier to mate the 12Eh the banner Q.range day of ar.y that.-has preceded it. Lodges wilbbe.-here-from- Medicine Creek.'Taber, Grassy Lake Macleod Rocky Okotoks Ciin urn, Clareshoimj High Hirer, Nanton, Little Bow Blainnore _Coleman, crest. Summer View, Fernie and Cran: brook. A1'lodge'from Calgary will also be" in line. 'were working overtime.. swatting at ithe chinookers. Chriatle pitched :ter for the "Y" than at any other 'time, His waited by rum The forepart of the game'had a Toijr appearance from the ''Y" point of view. They were blanked In the first round but a hit by Mackenzie in the aeccri'is'scored Brandow and Hole. -In the third they continued their TABER BALL HAM TRIMS MIXED NINE .Tftfcer, July a miied bail team from Bow Island and Bur- ett came up to give the local boys a me. A double header was phiyed, t the afternoon game waa not up much, the, Taber boys never ex- ending themselves, and defeating the visitors 8-2. Nelson pitched for Taber up to the Cook and Jndsoh each went into the box, the game after the 5th 'being-uninteresting, .but good practice. The 'evening game was more interesting, McComas pitching, Taber (jutting it-over -the visitors 3 to.l. The bu Bin MB men Inaugurated the Wednesday.- half-holiday, for the first time yesterday afternoon, and will continue, through July and August. WAGNER MOTOR CYCLE ilci, anil everybody in i mayout SOVLE EAST TO 101 If fou know tlwi economy, unfulMM raoUiteydfl lo iMmplaoueblM grand parade of all the lod will Athletic Park, where speeches made'by three outside and local notables Uter the speeches the athletic events will commence. competitions for .all, They., include 100 jard dash 100 dash for boys under 14; 100 yard dash foy hoys .under I mile for boys Inder 16 1 2-ntfle open 1 2 mil for boys under yards race for girls 50 eai ds race for women putting the and the hanimec the 'high ;and broad jump and; fat mans i ace The feature will be the-tug of war between thV'various lodges Spicy Ring of the Antipodes Sidney Australia Tub ago I sat at the ringside in the Sta- dium at Buahcutters Bay, an arena made famoui by the Jack Johnson and Tommy BiirnB fight for the world's championihip, and saw Frank Pica to a California IfghtweigHt .in his flrit contact on Australian soil. Pi- ctto had for an opponent a suird> fellow nkmed ArthtTr Douglas, who hails from South Africa and who claim ed to be of One thing I can .vouch for is that -Douglas is almost as Battling Nel- son lifted to be. -He'Stood up for-_20 rounds almost' every round he received enoyigh punishment to sat isfy any who la "riot proud of his pow- ers'Of assimillation and eager to dis- play them. Further than that Doug- Ian spurted several.tiroes when least expected, and, caused waves of excite- ment tcr roll across the crowd that gathered in the roofless pavilion. But who was most to win his first contest In Kangaroo land wan t'horo.nghly on hia nettle and gained the verdict after the bout that was one of the cleverest, fiercest and fastest aeen in the Stadium in _ many months Dick Arnst, the world's famous oars- man, IR still undecided about blossom- ng out as a bruiser, but the chances are he will stick to his racing .skiff. He told me that while he has no fear of tke buffeting ordinarily received in a rlnc encounter, has doiibta of his ability to Mslmilite a hard smash aoy- where txtwwo chin And temple. He fears ID fact, that he ia cursed with Bill Squire's weaknesa, to. wit, a glau Jaw, and as long u be feels .hat way about it, he will of course hen1UU joining band of who haro designs on Jack Johnwn's Uureli. ID a Ulk with F. Oorbett of the Sydney "Referee" Aus-! 'i ed something about the- Australian pugilistic Corbett, who at- tended the Johnson-Jeffries fight, Reno for his paper, had the following to say: of boxers are self-taught, and tho.ugh at least as good physically as the best the coun- try ever produced, they are not, with few exceptions, within a Ipng'reach of the standard of Peter Jackaoh. Orif- fo, George. Dawson- and others reach- ed. {.The..most, skilful! men are Dave Smith1, light-weight; Frank ThernV'who fights strong at 130-poundB; flilly--El: liott and Frank ''Fitzjohn, -'feather- welghtn. They know the skill of-the game ind uould probablj shape against the best in the .world. The featherweight champion of Australia ,a powerful, lad at his weight and has considerable skill as wall pluck. There are several good men coming on and ahy amount of excellent material, reojiires moulding. -The next' best heavy-weight to Bill is.probably Tasmania Bill Turner, .built.on lathy lines and about six feet three'inches n height. Bill recently underwent an operation for appendicitis; which has put him back a great deal, but he may come on again, the .coming on being habit with him: 'There are no really good tutors Qf the class, to which Peter- Jackson and Lorry Foley belonged in Australia, Young.HlU' a boy boxer of 116 pounds looki a real comer. He has already won several battles and shows, im- provement every time. Percy Hale, light-weight, standing six feet twp Inches and hailing from the football ranks, looks likely to reach championship form. He has HO far done well; al] that has been asked of him, in fact. Another in the same class Larry Koran, a fine, big young- ster of great strength and pluck who has a strong facial resemblance to Tommy There is a whole army of moderates throughout the country. contirmally out o" touch, cad in tn> nntbrlty 01 casos ove.rthe The to get through uacle'oc's defence, b.iit they and the yind were putting up a game, and' it was net until ten minutes lie ore half-time that the Sons pierced he 'net i'nd the" internal he score J to In" tlie' second half '-Macleod 'did uore pressing and manj times weio very dangerous and on' one of1' their rushes Burns beat1 Coles71 -bya shot which "the wind carried right into the goal, and tied the score, 1 to Mac leod now redoubled their efforts to Kcbro and their outside right came through with several'of his lightning streaks'but'the'S. E! backs'were there with the goods. Clarice made several pretty runs up th'e right, wing, b.ut could not steady himself-for shoot1 ing :and missed a certain goal on two occasions. Parker also took a few j pots biit it was impossible-to' oa account of the wind ard the end OL tne gime ha nat in a itift shot, which on its'way met 0110 o? tho home team's backs, and bound- ing off scored number, two for Letli- bnage R. Wilson handled a very clean game in good style ami gaye general satisfaction, and on no occasion was liis decision questioned. 0 L lemembe this trip to Alaclooa and are full piaiee for the good time put-up by the fans oi that city. This may not havu been the case, however; if aorae had iitd their way. Considerable; indignation1 was felt-by ail of.some so-called sports to break, up game bj writing to Macleod giving their side of the soccer trouble in'this city but Macleod put their f.foojt on: such tactics which, do not tend, to improve matters .in football.circles. j ig to a umu Haii> Dav s -vtaout blow up he i will cm socO as the vj'.rB o2 vjce' hits constant piajing would "soon pi inn to tne There la.'nb trio in the game prctjent time, Baker, and Collinn it comea to fast inflelding. These liion have wdrkr o1 toaethci long to play an reckless game VII ue perfect ind bhe tlwi pitchtis roinfirkabio The ouffield ta only fiii hut work liigl.logbUier- for. icvery batsman, anrt; coached from tho catcher tliey do fully- He effective work as more brilliant dividual outfielders When it comes to team work tha Athletics have it on nil tho othef. teams. Then, the Athletics Die other clubs bothered to death with) their secret service bureau. Bonder, Coombs, Murphy, Harwell auil Davis, as well as Connie overtime to discover the cntchero signals, the other clubs, are forced to. constantly change their, faigns 'ilia pitchers are now gdt ilg good Coombs Morgan Plank Bender and old'vets a clever yo.ungstcr, turied up and ng with the other members of team to kill of the hit '-and riia and work the batsmen to the.! limit when .the dope calls for killing off, CHOICE SELECTIONS FROM THE DIAMOND i -Arthvtr- 3rown Stite Leugae rued In a hospital at Allmn: from fctir bullet wountls received, he told the polios, at the hands cf John V. McSlei Grlftans actor. The shooting ocsurrsd at a rooming ho.use on -Pearl street, lEcStsa said he found an apcitraent firown's home in was-torn .-and. started professional career. T-Is later play guel and" League) teams ban> tvo old pu bv j 26 RICV LEAGUE AT LE' HBRIDGE. A mestinc of the District Base- bdH carue ims ci'ifd i) prefiidenr. in the pa-lorg of t c cU al 12 Ui i nfT-e cK which will he after the game be- tween the anil Tuber teams. The dispute will be the principal topic of discussion. -MulRchl -KlUridge, of Saginaw team in the south Michigan leagud. should be morn careful of hie assets; A newsraper note, Ren- ter, "who has the makings of a second, Walter .Is- out of the with anltle turned in running rgtr.ulai1 rilayor. precious, us Johiibun In Ue shoulil be hannled with cars. TUB doftitaM of Margin Peisle; ban Coomha in Miine on the_map as the of great pitchers, Is com- Dtt oit icleased him to the American Association; he went from that circuit, .to the pentral league, from wbic'a he haE.noV boon .released. .nccnditionallv. Peasley- thlhfea BW mging on u CP in the Maine ooda made him muscle bound. What IB said -.o be the biggeat price paid n claver In a class D league .WHS that given by Bouth; Bend; in the Washington State for Pitcher; Frank DclHii recently. The South; Bend team pata Clarion of the Cen ;ral Wasuinfeton league Bftpe- jHll must be .in ,t annip of thf claut B leapuee In MiBBiseippi valley can t both e'iids meet. Ping Bodie, New Sensation of the Big Leagues Tub Roman CoraiBkey certaml) landed 'ive wlro when he signed Prancetp Sungmneta don't crowd, men'give him the gentlem in is none other than Ping Bodie For the first time since Chicago has Ind i berth in the American league the team is pouieb sed of i jeil slugging outfielder Bodie punched out thirls runs for the San Francisco club in the Paci- fic Coast league last season and scouts from eierj big league team were on his trail. But Corolskey's gums'ioo aitlst heat em all to it Then the other began to cliim thit Bodio vouldnt do in fast com pan) said that he a roightj wal when he connected but that atalnst flrit class twirling he would be ah awful boob. Bodie in those days took mights swings at the pill It was a caw of a home run or a uriff But Hugh Duffy took the young man aside and instructed him in the art of chopping His. stroke. And, the result Is that Bottle is' hitting just as. bard as over, and much more often. Today he is one of the most dreaded batters the American league. Russell Ford, the Yankees' great spitlmll twlrler, Is one of Bodie's beat boosters. 'Bodie. connected with my spitball. n New 'York one day when It broke a said ford, "while I have made such great., batsmen as Collins-and Coot) miss ones that were not half as deceptive. Bodie Is one 'of fhp most natural batters I ever pitched LO! He is a student besides, for he s trjlng to outgueM the pi' ohers." Bodio gat away to a: flying start with the White Sol and has lever shown any sign of falling off n work. He played hli first big eague game on April 27, and in four times iin he cracked' out a double, a rlple and which Is.sure [olng some for a .starter. The Bodie of today Is a sill? hltlor, and he will not do tho fan many times his ytar'.lf ho slicks to present ortn at tht: plate. Ping la built like an-egg, b.ut thif (act In one way accounts .for accurate knowledge of the hall's flight- His eyes when he is in position -nt ihc plate, are nearly or: a level- with, the pitched ball and he 011 theicfurt, tollt'w its .fluctuations reartily Bodie has a res ilf Cibaon walk ranch like that of the former Biookljn hhoitstiii Vthfn he arises tho oit ti s box be to plant hrs feet aud barlif done tbli "gradually telescopes himself and with navIng lliott a wait! tne pellet Mis ability as a cloutcr owes itself to the mu of Ihe man Hia s'linU ors chist aud bicepi are-Htrculean he looks like the back of a back u he stand! at the pla'e Ping It a rery nwdegt jronnf man and any speaka about his denlopnMM, he aayi It'i fat. Although HoOle ii a moiit Lucky chap off thb he growli ind fumofl nil tbe tlmo he la .at tbc plate, Very much BlK DslohantJ used to.f Ford joklrgly says Doit- lo'i shoot whlla la valt-'i Ing 'or toe ball to be served And Bodies batting Is not his only as-et cither He IB one grand fielder Ha rides with the batter and .usually is In the Ight spot for the ball He has studied all the famous b.-.ttere and knows whera each and eveiy rlouter hai a tendency to-nit! This Is 0119, of the things that goes to mike a play- er fomous Being fast of foot, Bodie-can coyer, any amount of ground .either forward or backward and .he-has made many sensational one-handed spears while going at full speed with the ball this ieaion. Outside of Cobb, I believe he can go back for a dlhe further than ans man In the league And nhat a whip Bodie has' He can pefe from a deep field rlgbt to the plate on a dead lino and can throw the ball from any angle He is vary fast m getting It aiaj and never has to up even for the longest peg On bases ho IB an fast man for one .to heavy, for--Ping prohabl) tips the beam around the 390 mark, although rather short .'of stature. He, hasn't perfected the knack of getting 'the jump on the pitcher ret but Duffy a great base runner himself, Is sure, to Imuart Ills own knowledge to Ping before the season over. But Bodie IB not only outfielder of lass t1 at tr-c Sol ponsein this season Jlmmf Callabon and Matty Mclntyr. are Waylng, grand bail It If tbls great trio that are keeping thetWI44y City team up In the race I for once It looLs aa though WAr Tennlngs made a fatal he let Mclntyre drift ton IMrolt panture Vclntyre oloutiu wwell over the too mart, fWdloj kU pot- Itlon In granif fublon' Caltebu haf all the dope ky muklld foot after a layoff. Althouth t grand ball player be sed ball to.mansw a-imnl'tirotmiioii- al Ham la CbiciEC, crtt'cj figured .hat bo won do 'Jefftiea' But In his loic: queer m fan mond lias CaUaban rath bag M IMS till i ;