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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 9, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL AMP EVENTS THE LETHBRIPCE DAILY HERALD 9, AMERICANS HAD THIN STOCKHOL OWN WAY TERDAY; THEY LEAD Eight Points the Best of Sweden, Twenty Ahead of Britain AMERICANS STRONG Maryland Athlete Broke '8QO Metre Record- Running Stockholm, July Gould- ing, of Toronto, carried the Canadian colors to the front in the first heat of-.the metres walking contest today, and is the favorite for the final in this event. Of the ten men who have qualified for the final, sti recognize the Union Jack as their Hag, four coming from the British later. Unit.d Statti Uead> The United Slates has now passed Sweden In the mailer of points scor the record being: :United States, 59 points; Sweden Bi; Great "Britain, 38; .Prance, -At rtca, 13; Germany, 12, Denmark, S Finlandl 4; -Greece. 3; Norway, 2. It was another American day at the Stadium, arid again the Stars and Stripes 'occupied the three flag staffs In: the final of .the 800 metre run, one of the leading events of the meet, Jas B. Meredith, of Mercersburg Academy, made a world's'record in this event, Melville "W. Sheppard, ot the Irish-Amerkan Athletic Club, who iriade the World's mark at London in 1908 surpassed Bis time today, as did Ira N. Davenport, of the University of Chicago. Meredith's new record is Itnin. incidentally he continued to the half, covering that distance In Imtn. 5214sec. German, mads a plucky fight, but col- lapsed within reach of the tape The Americans also captured high jump, but it Altma W. Rich- ard, of the" Brlgham Young University, who did the trick with a jump on the first attempt of 193 centimet- res; while Geo. L. Horine, of Leland Stanford University, who beat all re- cords In America, was off color and had to take .third place back of the .German, Ltesche. Watt Adams and Benjamin Adams, of the New York A. C, had to sat- isfied with second and third places in the standing broad jump, -which .was captured by the Greek, Tsicltter- as, with a jump ot 3 metr.es 37 centi- metres (approximately; lift. 7-10 This was the first secrete Greece. Keeper Lost Keeper, of Tent down be- fore two Jlnns, and in American In- Indian, who proved very .troublesome diah, in the metres.' Koleh- aiainen s long legs proved too speedy for', the shorter stride of the Carlisle In the early stages, but finished 300 yards behind. Another Finn, Stenrooi, took third, while W. Scott, the Eng- lish, crack, and Hugh F. Xaiuire, of LATEST FIGURES OF BIG LEAGUES Donlin and Zimmerman Hitting Over .400 in the Leads American Followed by Jackson, Cobb and Lajoie PLANK AND MARQUARD LEAD PITCHERS the" Phlto, Blchie. Chi Martiewaon. N T IS 9 Cin IS Brook. II Moore, Phil S I WlItM. N T. 10 Cole, Pitts H JJorth Attlehoro, Masi., ran out early. In the four final events ot the day, the American ath- letes took 15 out of the 34 Amirigani Disqualified EtaEland Till compete1 in the final! 'ot :the 400 metre relay race, because quartette who "won from the vaa when Belote and Wilion failed ito exclllngt until they had over-run the limit. Canada's team was defeated by .Germany, -while, Sweden beat Hun- gary. Fine SporUmanihip 'Australia'! sportsmanship was made manifest toddy when the protect o! the 'American managers wag rejected by. the jury called to consider tlw fail- ure ot the American swimmers to take Hart, in the semifinals in the swim- ming conteet. The jury suggested that, while the protest must be dls- mlsied, it would be in the interest of the sport, that the teat be swam ov- er. Germany, whose champion Bret- tine von tie heat, objected, but Aus- tralia, whose competitors were well "AFTER YOU" (it the polite [mosquito Mid) iare smoked Special llfar, we're for m by sklllM haads. in fla vor anil quality., The E1IH Special Is the 1 for pir Can't be heat, CIOAR i 1311 Jtlke-'Donlln Is hitting the ball harder than: ever as the season pro- gresses', and with lils mark of ..420 baa a over his nearest rival, Zimmerman, the demon slugger of the.Cubs has fallen off several points in the last two weeks, but is still well up'on the list with an aver- ge.of 379. Speaker Beit Hitter Tris Speaker': gets better as the sea- son grows older and leads the Ameri can league-with the healthy average ot 389.. The.Red Sox star is without question the leader, as he had ployed in it games up to the time these av- erages were madejiip. 'Jackson, Cobb and Lajoie are crowding 4he leader hard, and an.extra good day's hitting for any of them might give the league a new leader. v Giants' Pitchers Good The Giants to the peerless .Marqirard, five pitchers who have won .600 per cent.-.or mors of their games. Cheney and Richie of the Cubs are also up among -the leading pitchers Plank, the Athletics' veteran south- paw, still leads the; American; league pitchers.- Gregg has been-going good latelv an-1 has ,111 average of with a team whichj has won only half of its games NATIONAL LEAGUE .300 Kitten 0. A.B. R. H. ab. 3b.hr. A Donlin. PitU ill 68 6 29 5 31 .420 Zlm'ermiiii. Chi 54 313 40 87 12 9.9 Grunt. Cln- N. Y. 0 .3S5 Doyle, N T Dowdy, Bos Morale, N.'. T. Bates. 'Gin; i7 is 8 SS 189 37 H 10 1 6 .379 55 319 52 SO IS. 1 63 211 31 SI 14 6 1 .382 22 39 5 14 4 01 359 40 148 34 53 9 34 .35! Cln 30' 66 11 S3 2 .18 U! 25 43 7 247 48 SS It Konetchi lit Heubert, Brook; 2 3 333 2 1 .354 4 1.352 5 4 348 7 0 .347 O TVIIson.'Pitts. 59 31 75 It 17 4 .333 Wheat. Brook; Klrke, Bos Phil Cin. Htts Plits Huggms St L 42 ItO 23 50 I 40 147 22 48 2 52 188 34 .330 '50 185 29 60 g' 3 0 .324 .32 100 15 32 .-2: 2.1 .320 55 1S8 27 SO 11 .5.0 ..319 60 Ul'SS 51 6 0 IH.317 59 idl 3S 73 13 10 0 .316 Hoblilnl, Qln 58 211 12 63 16 30 IIS SJ 37 3_ 3 1-311 li M -B 8 1 0 0 308 St Ii B6 205 20 S3 12 53 307 Northen, Brook 40 1S1 1? JO S 31 307 "Uidlng O..W. L. SO. BB. H. Ay. Harvard N T. Maroney, CM. NT NT Chi Cheney, Chi Crandall, Y Humphries, Cln AJami, Pitts Camnlti, 21 19 t 1 0 19 38 117 1 000 35 12 7 15 7 17 12 11 13 IS 18 0 2 6 10 1 0 14 14 34 1 31 32 43 2 31 17 .97. 2 29 27 68 2 4 73 49 121 6 2 20 13 78 5. 2 28 IS 62 7 3 29 17 74 9 4 55 42.10! 4 62 16 112 5 39 25 106 3 V.I 37 84 '2 IS 15 48 2 JO IS 54 2 18 15 63 AMERICAN -LEAGUE .300 H Uteri Club C. A.B. R. H. 3b.hr. A. Speaker, Bos. 63 '252 56 88 21 04 .389 Jackson. Clc. til 213 48 82 23 7 1 Cobb. Det. ,67231468713 33.377 Uijole, Cle. 37d4> 19 52 16 1 0 .366 F Baker. Ath. 55 SS 15 11 .356 E. Collins: Ath., 60, 216' 53 75 12 14 0 .347 GanUll ash 30 119 23 42 3 31 34a Cree, N. W. '47 183 24 61 10 60 .333 Daniels. N. T. 43 149 24 49 6 4 0 .329 Murphy. Ath. 36 129 27 41 5 22 .318 Molnnlf, Ath. 60 230 25 73 7 8 1 .317 Milan. Wash. 65 !47 48 78 12 3 1..316 Jones. Det. 43 143 24 45 4 00 .315 Lapp. 2t SO 10 26 5 30 313 L. Gardner. B03; 82 234 39 73 12 SO .312 Bodle, Chi. '-64 231 31'71 .13 13.307 Stovnll, St. L. 60 244 25 75 14 30 .307 Zlnn. NT, 52 203 30 62 8 6 4 30 32 118 7 0 0..303. A meeting 1ms been called by all who are interested In swimming and .boating, to take place ill the parlors ol the YM.OA, rriday evening at S 'Judging by.tno enthusiasm that Ma ;betng evinced for n boating and swim- ming club since the Herald bleached the Idea, thcie is eveij reason to ev pect a large gathering at this meet Ing There 111 he present -those who can give evpert advice In thlf line The meeting will be an interesting one, and a" hearty welcome Is extend to all. Motor Boating on River Boating and activities Uneaten to become the fuioie in Lethbrldge with u the next jeai or two With xunl ors'of a boating and swimming club b.emg formed with llendeison Park as .headquarters, there comes a report of the probable formation of what >e known ae -tho Lethbrldge .Boat Jlub V gentleman, vvhose name is vithheld for the present called at the Herald'office, yesterday afternoon, stating that he 'believed that motor boating on the river woiijd become he rage if a club were to take.lt up. He has looked over the possibilities, and thinks -no finer place could be ound for the sport than the ,Bell> river-, south ot 'the city. Several of lis friends are interested in the ure, and will put n couple of craft n the water, if further investigation the experiment. He'. asks all Vonng" men who are interested la he venture to with him at P. 0. box 102. Simmons KY. C. Walker Wash 19 ash Walsh, Chi 53 14 18 56 S 17 63 S 19 10 .305 2 1 304 1 0 302 LtutitnO G. W..L. SO. BB. H. Av Scott Chlcaeo 3 2 Donovan, 'Detroit 11 BusftBlman, Boi MUJ fr. Wash Plank, Ath "W ood. Bos Coombs, Ath Bedlent, Bos J Boston Biskette, Cle Johnson, "Wash HuchBa. Wash. B. Mitchell, St. Caskion, Wash. I ange, Chi t Grees, Cle. Benz, .Chi: Bender, Ath. Dubuc, Detroit 3 1 '4 1 17 10 1115 15, 12 19 1 15 10 9 3 19'12 14 7 0 15 7 -'3 1 000 0 40 I 1 000 0 46 S 1 000 0' 3 5, ,8 1.000 1 44 38 III -3 100 41'124 3 61 47 SI 2 42 19 56 3 44 37 S3 1 13 13 27 5 137 44 '96 3 50 30 99 1 12 ll" 34 17 i 4 a 28 91 7 J 1 13 25 46 29 9 5 66 50 109 12 7 4 73 36 98 18 7 6 47 36 18 2t 11 7 104 32 144 11 6 4 45 16 76 17 6 4 47 34 91 ip'ln the event took a atrong grojnd n 'favor of a second contest, and Ger- many's objection was overruled The Marathon runners are training hard next Sundaj's struggle Johnny Hayes, wbo won the London Marathon, aid whu has -the Americans under his care, considers that Koleh uiainen brother of the winner of the .01000 metrn event today, Corkery, ot Canada, and of South Africa, are the Americans most dangerous rivals. The course Is rather rough, and is laid over the hills Hues says that it is Ilke'Amencan country roads, and expects record smashing, if the day Is'cool FIN WINS METRES Stockholm, July metres race final, Kolch-namen, Finland, first; Louia Carlvsle In- dian School, second A Stenrees, Finland, third Joseph Keeker, Ilan- itbba, fourth; .A. Orlando, Italy, filth. Time, 3i minutes 20 seconds. CAN ADA '.LOST 400 METRES 'In tlie .semi-finals oi the 4.00 metres relay lace the defeated Great.Britain, .the time being 431-3 seconds. Canada lost to Germany. In the trial heals ot this race the major tj Ol the teams were scratch- ed, the United States, Britain and Sweden had walkovers owing to the absence of the opponent who have been drawn against tbem. TEN THOUSAND PEOPLE .Performances b> [air-haired Norwe giai and mulsh women gymnasts who carried out evolutions on the swung on ropek and jumped ban na.de pretty picture, and the wresl- Ifiig also furnished some interest to the' who numhfred about when the day's ertnls liartrn. HIGH JUMP Kuuiog bijk jump at 18! centi- Lieschc, Gennanv, and Geo W Marine, Lelanrt Stamord slty, deired the bar at the second attempt, and Allen W. Richards, Brigham loung Unncrsitj, at the third. E K Eckson, Molt Haien A C, and J Thorp, Carlisle Indian school, at 191 centimetres Liesche cleared the bar at the second attempt and Ilorme and Richards at the third Allen W Richards, Unncrsity of BOATING AND SWIMMING Meeting to Oiganuo Club Here at the Y.M.O.A. Friday Evening Motor Boat Club the Latest Pincher Creek Ball Club Plays Here Tomoorrow Jmi Dapper, the celebrated PIricher Creek slab artist, TV 111 be seen in ac tion here tomorrow night, if the wed .her holds good, and the Pmeher team nil be seep on diamond for he first time thjs season Jim Dap- per is the backbone ot the Pincher Jreek" and although Pinchei has not been a consistent they have Jield then opponents down o small scores, principally hrough the work" of Dap >cr The locals will he minus new batterv, Sellens and Phippen, who lave gone to the south country to ilaj ball However, the} will have .he breath well tilled, and-fully peot to land a' _ Palzet Wants Crack at Champion in Short Bout Chicago, Julj Palzcr, heavv- cight pugilist, is to meet Jack ohnsun in a ten-round bout Labor _av He tailed with Johnson for an our in regard to the match lay vlnle en route iiom his homo m .owa to New The champion ol he world said he would meet Palzer or a purse or a side bet of qualsuc either for' a finish light or Utah, with a res, Liescge, jump oi 193 centimet- Germanv, second and Geo L Horine, Leland Stanford Uu- iversitj, third AMERICAN' BRB4.KS RECORD 800 Metres Hat race final, J. E Meredith, Mercersburg Academy, Maryland, first, time 1 minute 61 sec- onds Melvm Sheppard, I A A C second, time 1 minute 53 seconds Ira Davenport, University ot Chi- cago, third, time I n.mute 'A sec ends, h Hans Draun, Germany, 'burt-h. A world'b record was-ercalcd by J E Meredith in the final ot the 800 metres fiat raccv-'His time of 1 min- utc5l9-10 seconds beats that made iij Mclvm H Sheppard at London in 1108, 1 minute 18 seconds Sheppard and Davenport by coming the dis tance in 1 minute 52 both al- so beat the standing record CANAUI HAD WALKOVER For the 100 metres Canada, repre- sented b> McConnell, Arm) Howard, Heasley and Lukcman, hafl a walk- over m their heat owing to Chili re- tiring. nj number of roiinds "I want to meet Johnson in "a ten- _jund bout hctore I Mgn for a loi g said Palzer "He may out oint me m a short contest, but he could not put me ajvav I will try 10 get raj fi lends to me tor ;Tten- round go vvith .rohnsou when I get back to NEW York Palzer is matched lo meet Luther McCarthv on Juh 15 in New but unless he gets substantial guar- antees, he declares he ill call oft the bout. THAN 1M! "This ball t says John Me- Graw, referring Uo bis Oianti, stronger all -Jaround, club, than the Qisnts that won the world's cham- pionship in 1W5 It is making a good nny more nm Ikaa that club did BASEBALL IN THE BIG LEAGUES Results of Games National Marquard W.t.rloo Chicago, July' "Uube" llnrqtmril met Ills Waterloo today, af- tor t'j straight victories Ho vyas taken out after the inning .Chicago .defeating New York, f .to 2, in the opening the series. ,This In -Marquard's first defeat-or thn reason.' ilia Inability to: foil -.the local men at critical times, and the errors 'of proved his undo, lit'. He was opposed by Jimniy Lav- ender, a recruit, wbo, backed by the heavy 'opportune hlttlns cf the Chi- cago plajers, had little {ilfficultv in keeping his team m the Itiail Lavei derjullovved but fue bits which were bunched In two Innings. "Marquard gave way lo Devore in the scventli, to allow the outfielder to bat lor him, and Tpsreau was sent In to pitch Captain Doyle, of New York, was ab- gout tfday. Melinites' fielding and the battink of Evers and Saiei tea. ttires.j j Boston Won St. Louis, July triple and O'Rourke's single in the tenth In- ning ga-ve Boston the opening game of the series with Sf. Louis this after noon -2 ..-to 1. Bresnahan was ordered off. the grounds for disputing a de- cision by Umpire-Owens Pittsburg and Philadelphia One each Pittsburg, July and Pittsburg broke even in a double [leader, the visitors winning .the first game T to 1 and Pittsburg the second to 2 The heav ba'tting of the Pittsburg club in. the second game was the feature. Brooklyn-Cincinnati game prevent- ed bj rain j American St. Louis Eeaiy Boston, July won from St. Louis easily today 5 to 1. -Wood was hit harder than usual bj the 3rowns, but kept'-the hits'scatlered. Athletics Lose Two Philadelphia, July Cleveland won both, games, of-the double header here today, scores being 7 to 4 and 4 to 2 No.other games reported in-the Am- erican. Northwestern Portland 19, Seattle 5. Spokane Victoria. 2. -.Vancouver 6, Tacoma 2. International 5, Toronto.4. Providence Baltimore 0. Newark 4, Jersey City 2 iBuffalo''3, Rochester' 2. Association St. Paul 8 0. Indianapolis ijra; Kansas City, can- elled. Canadian :London 3, Guelph 2. Ottawa 5, Hamilton 3. Peterboro 3, Berlin 0. BULLETINS PALZER WHO IS WORTHY OF SOME CONSIDERATION A! Palmer looks like the real thing in white, hopes today. In hi) fight with Bombardier Wells he showed the fighting instinct, whicn sends a man back for more after .he has been pun ished When Wellsj scored knock- down In the first round many a fight er In Palzer's place-would have quit tor the evening satiitfied that the oth er man could riot dnl) outbox but out punch him But hlx with the stuff for Pal zer. the game and is stbp ped only when mconsclous This Is the stripe ot will one day bring back the tltlerto the race 1 FINE-RECORD FOR EVCR8 Twenty-five games in Huccesslon without an error is stretch of per- fect fielding continuity, or covtliuoiii to Johnny Evers this' season, MARY'S TO PLAY WHOLESALE HOUSE St Mary's soccer team will play a game with Campbell, Wilson and Home's .team- tomorrow.-, evening. Kick-off sev en o'clock St Mary 0 will line up as follows Earl; Field'and C. Farrant; R. Mat- thews, Wreun and -A. Matthews; Moore, P. Farrant, Dixon, Gladwiu and Clayton. Reserves: Pendle and Whit- thai! Standings Today National Won Lost York dlilcago Cincinnati .Philadelphia Pt. Louis Uostoii 55 28 IS 27 illl '35 12 .IS 52 Pel. ,775 .1101) 103 .-ton .307 MARKETS LETHiRIDOB MARK6T8 American Won 'Lost. Pot Boston Chicago" Philadelphia Cleveland Detroit- St. -L'buis New-York 53 13 .11 '11 )7 2b 19 24 II 31 ray and "Lee vvefc the battery for 'Bell and Eickett for Plneher "ireek. Pincher Wins Today's game went a different way. his old place until he flast innings, vvhe-n his sore him'ttf give place to Bell, played.well-ivhlle at it, how- ever, very few ot Taber s best being abie to find his .ivviris. "-.When they did it was only to send tlwj ball into n waiting mitt that seemed to be 3nst In the place needed, though a bad fumble or two did allow Taber to, get as far as third occasionally In the first innings luckei of Pin- cher Creek came home on a magni ficent swat iby Beil In the third just when'Taber had the -bases filled Gray sen-t a grounder that caused enough tiouble to permit R Lee and Barbel to -negotiate the home plate Rau for the .home team In the fifth innings did just what waV wanted at hat, his swat bringing both Tucker and Joe Dapper in Pickett and Hensler in the sixth both tried hard for home and succeeded pmper! a perfunciorv ,ifx inning gflfne was played, In broad da> 1Mb called the fame No. t Northern No i Noi thei n......... 0 81 No. 3 Northern 0.77 No. t 0.113 No. 6.............. 0.3IJ No. I. 0.311 No.- 1 No. 2 Alberta-Red..........0.78 No. 3 Alberta Red 071 iNo. 4 Alberta lied..........0.63 No. 5 Alberta Red.. 0.4S No (i Albeita Red....., Uran, per ton............ 2100 Shorts, per ton 23.00 Oatu, ner ton, sacked 2S.OU Rolled .V Potatoes, per ton 27.00 to 35.00 Potatoes, per to'n 28.00 to 36.00 Ucets, per Ib. O.J Carrots, per Ib.........., 0214 Turnips, per -lOlb. case......4.50 Onious, per .lOOlb. case.......4.50 Butter and Egaii: Dairy.butter 0.20 Creamery butter............0.33 Kggs, fresh......-... i. 0.25 Cattle on Hoof: Steers, per pound v.- Cows, per pound 0.051i. per pound 0.11 St-ears. dressed, per nound 0.11 Sheep: Live, percwt...........-..., B.oo Dressed, per ll.W Poultry: X, Geese, live Chlckvni............_ Fowl Hogs: Dressed, per Ib....... 0.11' Live, per.cwt. 0.08 Hides: Green, per Ib 0 08 to 0 0914; Cured ViO.09 to 0.0314 Dry................, 010 to 016 Sheep pelt, 0.26 to 0.75 Lamb skins______. :...i 26 to Shearlings ......20 to 30 Horse hides, 1.00 to ,2.00 Horse hides, dry 1 00 to 0.14 0.22 0.13 0.1S TUESDAY'S GRAIN MARKETS Winnipeg Man, July 9. The grain' markets opened to- days as follows Of -Ml Close 108 Wheat- Jill} Octobei........ 93% Tulj 10 No 1 Feed, July I, July 18014 October 166 Closing Cash Prices Wheat- No. 1 Northern.....'. No. 3 Northern......... No. 3 Northern......... No 4 No. 6 No. 6............ Feed................ No i C W....... No 3 C W. Barley- No. 4 Minneapolis :Wheat Open Tuly......... 3 Ob September 100% December 10114 Chicago Wheat Open Jills September Decembei 93 ;3G 40 i i 18014 166 104% ,9014 8-1 n% S'A 52% 3914 38 Closa 100 ClOES 103U 101'4 BUILD ANOTHER BOAILWAY TRYING FINANCE SCHEME FOR ANOTHER AMERICAN; TRANSCONTINENTAL London, Julv 1 little difficulty las been evpericnced heie in obtain ng pledges for the to ns used in construction of the -ansconlineiual line from .IP Criill coisl lo by way o( St Louis, Chicago ami eland it is understood that the Illmoif rust companv ot Chicago, of nhii.li John J Mitchell is president will ilso Imd for the new Tim ".Lilps of Texas jntl Ollahoina lave tranicd 1 md [oi the new load, t Is saitt, is to lie ised m the construction of the lm to (he institution. ;