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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta ML THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOeVT EVENTS THE LETimRIDGB DAILY HERALD ,Tilly II, 11U2 FAST AND CLEVER BALI GAME WON BY LETHBRIDCE Small Score and Lots of Hitting and Spectaculalar Fielding-Threft Home Moore Kept the Hits of the Visitors, Scattered and'Scove Ended 3 to 2 WOULDN'T STAND FOR LEZIE IN THE BOX Notwithstanding the threatening Weather that prevailed last evening i 'comfortable crowd made their ap pearance at the ball park and were thVgueits ol the Pinchcr Creek and, Litibridge teams in the slickest base ball tUt that has been, seen on the diamond for many moons, and the local artists attached another scalp to belt withal. The score was 3 to i The fielding oi both teams was and the. exhibition of bos Work of the slab men 'wau something home about. The hits were just iii sufficient numbers to keep the fielders busy and the; way they gob- bled them in was a: feast for the fans. Double Play GUI in the first innings roped in a jofty hit by Oeo.. -Moore which lyrought the to its feet with a cheer. The crowd again hi the fourth was by a great spear by Gep. Moore who with one down aud Hail on, third, leaped in the air and. caught Lee's swat due for left field, a Texas leaguer, doubling Rau, who Judged the hit an impossible catch, and made for home on the strength of it. Seidenbecher There Another stellar catch ol the game was made by Seldenbeclier in the last innings, when, with Dapper on eecond, Pickett put up. a poj> which" looked all to the good for. a Texas Leaguer between centre and left. SeHenbecher, with the sound of the oH the bat, rusted tack; and ran with the tall, taking It on tbe run While going toward the outfield. It wasn't as important a catch as Geo. but was the 'best seen on the diamond for some time. The Ball Wet Ground halls were going between short and third with great regularity and were picked up slick and clean. Though on a chance each, iMoore and Seldenbecher spoiled their play by a nad throw, they might be forgiven for these offences 'because the ball was wet. Wouldn't Stand for'Lezie Josh Moore was in -the box for the locals. Lezie was on deck, ready to i'tart, hut Pincher refused to play him for good flnd ob- vious reasons.. Pineher got five sin- lies, a two-bagger and a. three-bagger Josh's delivery, but the home run was the only one tnit netted them anything. He kept the Bits well scat- tered, and fielded his position like a Trojan. To him half the victory is toe. Finned Six Jim Dapper, Pinchsr Creek's cele- brated manipulator of the alusive looked like big league stuff 'boi, and got away good, but the visitors saw .fit to. take him 'out mi the sixth and substitute Bell, .who was. holding forth in right "field, Dap- per taking his place in the garden. Bell probably had a little on Dapper though ha did not show it in the as 'Pulley and Green both sln- jled. He came hack-in the seventh mad eighth, liowever, and 'made a up, fanning six Lethbridge men toil of Hitting The hitting what the 'crowd, Mind. It made them fight tooth and nail. 'Pulley walloped but home run in the second spaam, making the first score of the game. Pincher tied the store in the fourth, arid then. Seldenbecher poled out an- other homer. Bell for Pincher in. the iMt innlnie also contributed to the rim'department with a beauty to field which permitted him to the four with ease, Lethbrldie had scored, however, In the fifth on hlti by WrlKlesworth. and doing the trick with a 'AFTCR YOU" (an the polite noieulto said) lave imoked n f ljar, we're (lire n'K no other. Til ike on the market for tie Made from selected ttoek, kr iktlM hands. Unequalled In fla- nr aart oualltT. The Elite Special If UH I fef Ite elfjar par excellence. Oaa'tb. .The end of the eighth saw the score with the favorites up, and Bell's homer in the ninth brought tie visitors just cue behind, And the samo took on an exceedingly hot fin- ish. Lethbridge didn't need their half of the and the game was called. Bum Bate Stealing and Pulley for Letbbrldge, and Bell for Pincher, were the heavy scatters of :the, game. Evans got a single, a double and a single; Pulley smashed put a homer and two sin- gles.. He spoiled his last single in the sixth, as did Green on a pieca of ium base-stealing. They were killed off by a mile when 'there was no occasion for their vain attempts. Bell for the eneniy got a single, a double and a home run. Ran got a three-bagger In the' fourth but was doubled, out on. drive to Geo. Moore. Speedy Game '-The speed of the game might be guaged by tie fact that it was all over by'ten minutes after eight, the first iall being thrown at seven o'clock. It took that long. to ae held In the Police Bar- racks, list evening. A. Rafton-Can. nlnt; in the chair. Owing to the .-Mr.'Chlrerall, having left the city, it'wai decided to appoint a new official In his place. After dlieuiilon, Thomn-R. Half wai ap- pointed to fill the vacancy. It was acreed to send a team of four to comiiete In the to be held In Calaurr about the middle of thlii month. Those who will conpoM the team will ke Mt. tari, Emery, Cxrtton and Campbell. Another general meeting will be held licit week, of which fuller parlk- liars will ke announced later hy the new tecrvtery. Bell Wlndi up like Clock Trigger and Trap PINCHER CREEK CLUB HERE LAST NISHT On Wednesday evening.the Alberta Gun ,Club entertained the Pincher Creek .Gun .Club at their traps. A fifty bird team shoot was engag- ed: in with the result that the Leth- bridge team were ahead with 65 dead birds. It is expected 'that the local gunners will entertain Taber, Macleod and Medicine Hat season [s through. .The following individual were made: Pincher .Creek Shot at 25 25 Tot. Nswman, T........... 13 McRoberts, W. G. 16 Upton, W. H.......... 16 15 Henster, J. 19 Lindsay............. 13 Branotf, J............ 12 Hogg, 12 10-S2 238 Lethbridge Stafford, A. B........... 22 Johnson, K. D. ..19 Agnew, P. 23, Stafford, J. W. 21 Glenlster, 21 Stlckley, B. 16 McLeod, R. 17 Coon, P. R. 13 303 LETHBRIDGE ELEVEN LEFT THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE FIELD OF BATTLE IN SPECIAL CAR GAMES IN THE BIG LEAGUES BULLETINS WISTMINevreRS LINE-UP The line-up.'for Westminster foot- ball team lt( the clash with St. An- Mrsws tomomow night in the Sunday School leagfiie will he as follows: Smton; .W. Sltnm and Ness; Claj-- ton, and Worthlnglon; Mc- Whlnney, .Jfcllvaiwy, F. Slnira, Home Results of Games National Cuba Shut Giants Out 'Chicago, July York was shut -out today, 3 to 0, not a visitor reaching second base. Richie allowed Uie visitors four lilts, while Ames, who operated for New York was hit hard In the second Inning, when three bits, a base on 'balls and a''ivild pitch give Chicago three runs. Fletcher was Hit on the finger hy a pitched ball, and retired. Oroh was spiked on the hand, and Wilson retired 'When n foul tip injured his, finger; No Game St. Louis, July St; Louis. Boston game was called in the fourtli Inning, owing to darkness. Score: St. Louis 1, Boston o. Rair. Interfered The other two games in the Nation- al were prevented by rain. American St.- Louis Breaks Ice Boston, .July St. Louis batted four Boston pitchers hard on its first game of the season from the Red Sox easily by 9 to 2. Powell pitched and batted well for the Browns. Hooper nnd Lewis made ieusational catches. Athletics Lose Philadelphia, July 10 scored the winning run of todays jame in the ninth inning, the.score seing four to three. Philadelphia knocked Peters off the rubber. In'four innings. Lange, who took his place was very effective until the ninth Inn- ing T6en, with men on. third and second and out, Walsh went In ami ended the'game by throwing out Oldrlug. Washington Fought Way, Up Washington, July played hard uphill game today, and defeated Cleveland; S to 7, after the latter bad scored ...six runs in the first inning, driving Groom from the box. Cashion and Vaughn wore wild, but effective. New York to Lose New York, July, New York- ers lost their'eighth straight game to- day, the Detroits (defeating them eas- ily by 11 to 3. Jill the first inning, Detroit made six runs on five hits, a pass, Ho steals and five errors, of ;whtch Sweeney made three. All four of Cobb's hits were scratches. _ A spectacular stop by Bush aud a great catch iby features. International Baltimore S, Providence 2. Providence 7, Baltimore 2. Rochester 6, Buffalo 2. Newark 7, Jeremy City 5. Toronto 5, Montreal 2. Northwestern Seattle 4, Portland 3. Spokane 12, Victoria 3. Vancouver 15, Tacoma 0. Central International Winnipeg 15, Duluth. 1. Winnipeg 11, Duluth 6. Grand Forks 8, Superior 6. Association Columbus 3, Minneapolis 1. 7, -Milwaukee p. Milwaukee 7, Louisville 2. Kansas City 4, Indianapolis 1. Indianapolis 8, Kansas ..City 6. Toledo 8, St. Paul 2. _ Standings Today National Vork............ 66 17 OJicago............. 43 28 Plttsburg........... 42 30 Cincinnati........... 39 35 j-hiladelphla 31 37 Brooklyn 28 43 SL- Louis 30 48 Boston............ 23 52 .767 .608 '.583 .527 AM .594 .385 .307 American Boston............. 64 25 .684 Washington........ 4fe 31 .60S Chicago........... 43 32 .573 Philadelphia......., 42 35 .548 Cleveland.......... 41 30 .613 Detroit 39 89 .500 St. Louis........... 27 63 .388 New York........... 19 52 .268 Rochester Baltimore Newark Toronto Jersey City Providence.. lluSate Montreal'... International! 47 43 40 40. 40 36 40 '30-.S10 34 .563 38 38 40 .518 .513 .601 .474 .413 .460, Fred Robins in Charge of Team Hopes of the Team-Hope of Winning Runs High-First Game for Locals Saturday Evening The LelhbridRO team left on the afternoon -train for -Winnipeg occupying a special car., There are fourteen players luolutled In Iho team and each one was brim full of confidence that they would be successful in bringing back tiio People Shield. The hoi's arc In charge of President Fred Robins, of the City league, who shares the belief of Ills team tllaflho Miners will give a good account of themselves. The roster of the team us lilp.gton, 6unmer, Holberton, J. Bronnan, W. Brennau, Parker; Whyte Thompson, Htilkerston, aud McMurlvle. 7'Jitnmy Gurr will have the physical ehd.of It'in his special care. Gun- Is conceded to be the best trainer of football players in these parts and if he is needed in fully able to .take his place on if tho occasion de- mauds it. Tho finances of the trip will be. in the hands of Chas. Westley, Secretary of the City league. The boys will arrive in Winnipeg Friday evening and will be spectators of the first game hi the Shield competition between Prince Albert and Viei toria, Saturday afternoon. In the evening of the'Same day Lethbridge will meet tho Saskatoon eleven. the neighborhood of {700 has been contributed to defray expenses of the trip for which the football executive extend a'Hearty vote of thanks to the business men of the city for their fine response to an appeal for aid and which was tho big factor in making the trip possible. Supine of those to accompany the team were. President W. Steven, of the Callies, D. Walker, W. Newlaiids, Sid Jackson, D. Thompson; and Hon. President of the Oity league, C. J. Eetotorm, and L. Asqulth will follow ill the morning. Fred Robins will represent the Herald at the' games -and will wire in a uucuimt ot each match. He will wire a1 bulletin to the Alexandra hotel giving results ot the games. Form Boating and Swimmig Club at Meeting at Y.M.C.A. Tomorrow Night Tomorow night in the parlors ot the Y.M.C.A the meeting of the canoe and swimming club aspirants takes place and there Is every reason to he- Hove that the gathering will be an enthusiastic and large one. A special invitation.to attend is extended to Y.M.CA. members. .The hope of Mr. P. J Me nenl? who is fostering the ,dea, is to have a boating and swimming associate, that will eventually be in a class with those popular clubs m east Mr Mdnenly has a vision of a large and club by the la'tert edge with a dancing pavilion in connection, a.place, which in the wirter time would be adapted for skaters on the lake. River Suitable for Motor Launches Party of Enthusiasts Anxious to Promote Alluring Form of Recreation Here The Belly River has all the appearance of being adaptable for motor ipatlng in many.places and just.off the Country Club grounds there is a stretch of water that is admirably '.suited-for that recreatinn. This s the declaration of T. H. Haig, recently of Toronto, now a resident of Leth- bridge, who is one of a party who are enthusiastic in promoting tne scheme for a motor boat club here. Lethbridgo ,ls just awakened to Its possibilities n the matter of boating and Mr. Haig.has a vision of this river being turned nto a pleasure vesoit beyond the finest dreams of the oldest inhabitants. Motor boats are now built to such an acme of perfection as to render :hem almost beyond the dangers that characterized them when they first be- came popular a Jew years ago. Explosions are extremely rare and the sinking of a motor boat is seldom heard of now. While the Belly River waters may he hostile to the row boat and the canoe, it is reasonable to believe that the motor boat would be In its glory upon those waters and their .reacherous ways set at naught. Henderson Park lake would be excellent for motor launches, but canoes will be popular out there, and canoes and motor launches seldom get along ogetner on small bodies U water. The motor boat is a dangerous enemy o the canoe, the swell from the motor haa a tendency to make things un- pleasant and hazardous and the autlioriiieB usually put a ban upon the boats vhere eanoes have sway. Therefore the river is ,the It might bo a the best place from its peculiar and allurdng advantages. The motor boat is rather an expensive plaything, and is not a possibility with everyone, but to those who can afford a launch, especially in Lots- bridge, where recreation is limited, a happy possessor of one may exclaim with Monty Cristo, "The world Is mine." The Herald is anxious to aid in promoting tne inception of plensm-e launches on the river and anyone who is interested will confer a favor on those who are pushing the scheme, if they will address a communlcat.on to paper apropos the idea. You may have somthing new to Impart. Let us hear from you. MARKETS LETHBRIDGE MARKETS A further decline la noticeable to- day In grain-prices on (lie local mnr- kot. Vegetables, meats, butter and eggs continue to remain [Inn. No. i No. 2 Northern........ 0.8.1 No. :i Northern NO. ...'.................0.58 No. [i...... ........6.41! No. 6 ...-......0.33 No. 1 Alberta Rod.......... 0.78 No. 2 Alberta lied ..........0.77 No.'3 Alberta lied ..........0.72 No. -1 Albortn Red............O.B8 No. 5 Albertu Red.......... 0.4B No. ti Alberta lied........ 0.33 Bran, per ton 21.00 Shorts, per ton.............. 23.00 Oats, per ton, Backed Rolled'oatB... 29.001 Vegetables; Potatoes, per ton 27.00 to 35.00 potatoes, per ton 28.00 to 36.00 ft......'.... O.a Carrots, per Ib....... 0.214' Turnips, per JUIb. case 4.50 Onions, per lOOIb. case ..4.50 Butter and Eggi: Dairy butter......i 0.25., Creamery butter. 0.33 Eggs, fresh.......... 0.25 THURSDAY'S GRAIN MARKET Winnipeg, Man., July Hi grain .prices today were: Open July 1075J October July'.. October........... 36JS Ex. No. 1 Peed, July 30% Flax- July...........'.. 177 October.......... 165 Closing Cash Prices No. 1 Northern No. 2 Northern........... No. 3 No. 4 .........i No. 5.................. No. C.................. Feed................... 2 'C. W............. No. 3 C. W............. No Flax- No. 1 N. W.............. Minneapolis Wheat Open Tuly 105% September Close 107% 39 15' 35 ?i 39 174 165 108 100 72 55 3914 38" 56 66 December lu Wheat Open 10414 Close 106% 101% Close 104 Wrestler of Some Class Comes to City Oscar Waaena, light heavyweight wrestler of St..Louis, is in LethbTidse seeking matches. Wasena is anxious to try conclusions with Bckland, or any other of the Western Canada top- notchers. "He is a wrestler of some note, having beaten Frank Gotch, when the champion was being Initiat- ed In the game, and also a vic- tory to his credit over Dr. Roller. He is a man of remarkable physique possessing astounding muscular de- velopment, and chest, expansion.' He gave aiuexbibllion ot his power In the Herald office, which amazed. tho on- lookers. He Is hem to take on all comers. PROWNED IN LAWRENCE Sorel, Que., July attempt Ing to cross from one boat to another on the' St.- Lawrence this morning, Mrs. Adelard Chpvrler was drowned, ae was her brother-in-law and com- panion, Felix Chcvrler. Mr. Chevrler, who aulstlng his wife to make the change, was thrown Into the wa- ter narrowly eecaped. GAME ON OVERSEAS GROUNDS THIS EVENING Win fur the Callies Will Make Tie in Intermediate Soccer The following will represent the S. 0.. E..In their regular League fixture with the Poole; ..Wellington and Waller; Bennet, -Frier -and Dalzel; i.-Glayton, Paunch Ball, Jordan and Roche.- Reserve: Holberton. account of the weather, thla imtch will be played on the Ovenean ground. 'Kick-off, 6.45. Referee: G. Wanleii. Thc.ttandlng P. W. L. D.P. S. 0. E............. 2 0 .1 5 Callles.......... 31113 Overseas 4 1 2 If the Calllct win they tie with the'Sonn for championship hon- ors, and will have to play off. September 100% December 102- 103 CANADIAN VICTORY AT BISLEY SHOOT Camp, Geo.' Mortimer, formerly of Ottawa and now attached lo .the Quebec'8th K. von today the Hopton Challenge, a. match rifle trophy for the highest ag- gregate In the Albert, Bass Edge, Hal- ford Memorial, Waldegrave and vVIm- hledon Cup. Shooting near the top oh Monday in the YValdegrave, Mort- imer on Tuesday captured both the Edge and the Bass and yesterday In shootlns In both the Halford Memor- ial and Wimbledori cup was so close to the heels of the winners of those events that even a moderate .score in the Albert today would have ensured him this coveted trophy. The-Al- bert'consists of fifteen shots each at SOO, 1000 .and yards, arid was won by Maurice Bipod, of the Irish Hifle Association with it score of 221, which included possibles at: the two shorter ranges. Mortimer was close up with 217 making flye' Innera at the longest range and cinching the Hopton Cup with which goes J2n This is the only, considerable. open event of the meeting' so far decided. Sergt. E. Mclrines, P. K. I., made a possible today in the 200 yards sweep- stakes. Shooting conditions are very favorable for the MacKinnon Cup this afternoon. A Challenge'trophy open to iteams of 'twelve men, each from constituent parts of the Empire, ten shots- apiece at 900, and .1000 yards and which for the last three years has been won by Canada. The Canadian team is being coached by Staff 5ergt. Richardson, of Victoria, and six' other teams are entered. Among interested spectators is tho Ohio militia team, hound for Brittiaa, CRICKET IN ENGLAND London, July important cricket matches were decided yester- day. England defeated the South At- ricani in easy :fasbion by 174 runs. The Australians won from a weak team representing Scotland by .a mar- gin.of 296 runs and in the great an- Inter-'Vartlty match Cambridge defeated. Oxford' by. three wickets. Cambridge a Winner In the annual cricket match ne- tween Oxford and Cambridge Univer- sities the former were beaten by thrse wickets. The .standing of the '.wo universities Including this year's as follows; Cambridge-37, Oxford 33, drawn 8. Kent heat Lanashlre by an Innings nnd 20 runs, Yorkshire beat Glouces- ter by 247 runs. Northamptonshire, beat Surrey by nine ;