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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta DAII.T gERALP SATURDAY, JULY 11, NEXT WEEK Over in Cash Prizes and Many Gold, Silver-and Bronze Medals Will be Competed for by Sharp Shots of Canada LETHBRIDGE RIFLE CLUB WILL HAVE SQUAD THERE Calgary, Alta., July tro- four miniature cups, twelve gold, silver and bronzs medats, nnd ?15S5 in cash will be competed for by riflemen from all iiarts the Do- Minion at the thirteenth annual meet- 5ng. of the Alberta Provincial Rifle Easoclatlon, to held at the Calgary rifle range, coiuinenciug Juljr li, and lasting four days. Wliilo the trophies and cash pris- es are sufficient to evoke the Keenest competition, the tit-bit of the meet- ing is the Ottawa Aggregate, which decide which marksmen are- to represent this province at the Dom- inion of Canada Rifle association meeting, held at Ottawa nest month. The'.ten top men hare their trans- portation and entries for all the reg- ular squaded competitions at the big meet paid by the association, iii ad- dition to the great honor or having re- presented the province on tee official team from Alberta. Ttie test is a most severe one, and consists of 7 shots and sighter at 500 end 600 yards; 7 at 200, 500 aiid 600 yards; 10 at 600 T at 800 and 900-yards: 10 at 500 yards; 7 at 660. fcnd.900 yards, and 7 at 800 and 900 jards; the total scores made in each of these competitions is added up and the ten.highest aggregates qualify. The grand aggregate of the meeting Is.decided on the same test as aboee being called with the one alteration, of the last 7 shots at 800'amT 900-yards, the marfesmaE is .asked toit. shoot 10 rounds at 1000 yards. The.prizes for: this aggregate are: ..1st, medal and ?10; 2tid, 'silver medal- and- 3rd, bronze medal and also seventeen prizes of a total value of The dimensions o.E the targets used Bt the various.ranges are.as folltfws: 200 four feet in dia- meter; sis inches; inner, 15 in- ches; magpie, 24 inches in. diameter. 500 and 600 in diameter; hull, 20 inches; inner, 32 inches; .magpie, 48 inches. 800, 900 and 1000 nine feet by six; bull, 3 feet diameter; Inns', 4W> feet; magpie, .6 feet square. Bull counts 5, inner 4, tnagpie'3, outer 2. the above it will be seen that the marksman is called upon to hit a bull's eye of only 20 inches at a dis- tance of one-third- of a mile, namely, 600 yards, and a bull of three feet dia- xaeter at 19QO yards, over half a-mile. In onier to encourage the young shots, every competition carries spe- cial prizes which cail only be.won by' them.--- These are catted Tyro prizes. ;A tyro is defined as any member of the association, regiments in. Alberta, or rifle clubs affiliated to the associa- has not'won a prize at any previous meeting of the A.R.A., or other provincial association, the D.R. A. or N.R.A. Tyro prizes escepted. Cadets under 17 years tyros: of age are In order.to'keeji.the meeting1 a pro- vincial one, a rule provides that the first three prizes In regular squadded ___competitions are open only to com- petttbrs who have resided in Alberta three months immediately preceding the matches. The Timetable Tuesday, July 1-i, commencing 8.30 a m Cadets' match; value, two the J. "Doyle challenge cup, and IS prizes; total value, seven shots and sighter at 200 and. 500 1.30 p.m. Alberta match; the N. D. Jackson challenge shield, and cash 5125; 29 prizes; seven shots and siglitor at 500 and .600 yards. Wednesday The- City of Calgary match, value, cash donated' by the- oily- and trophy value given by Walker, with ?20 cash and medals added by association- first staged seven shots' and sighter at 200, 500 and 600 yards. ,2 Stokes value, donated by Wl J. Stokes, and 525 and medajfl- added by. association; ten shots" and sighter at 500 yards. Payzaht match.; value, donated by Aiajor G. P. Payzant, and challenge cup presented by Mr. Rogers, Vancouver; ten shots and siffhtef at 600 yards. Thursday 9 _ Brewery match: value, cash, and challenge cup presented by. Cross, value seven shots and eignter at SOO and p.m. City of Edmonton match; value, challenge cup presented by A. Reid, Edmonton, and ?50 donated by .city of Edmonton, with ?70 added by-association; seven shots and sighter at 600 and 900 yards. 4.45 p.m. Rutherford match; Talue, challenge -trophyi presented by Major E. (J. cash. dom- Eted by association; ten. shots and sifihter Frlfcy V 9 a.m-7-City bt'Calgary match, -sec- ond stage; open -to the -highest 36 men in the first stage; gdid, silver and bronz.e medals of the association, with in prizes; .seven shots and sight- er .at SOO, 900 and; 1000 yards. 1- Fifth match, for teams of four men; value, the Fifth Regiment Cup and four smaller cups presented by -Sergt Alex. 3fartin, 103rd Regiment, with in cash; ten shots and slghter at SOO and 900 yards. 3.15 p.m.: Twa' Preens" matph; challenge cup presented bji Major Mc- Harg and Captain Forrest, Vancouver, and two gold medals by the associa- tion: ten shots and sighter at 1000 yards. Extra Series H S. Sales extras; special prize and S5Q cash; five round a at 500 yards. Ales. Martin extras; special. prize and cash; five rounds at 600 yards. Hall Hardware series; special prize and cash; five shots at 900 yards. D. E. "ESack eitras; special prize and cash; five shots at 1000 yards. Calgary Furniture series; special prize and cash; one score from each range to count. The meeting, promises to be the largest and. most successful in. the history of the association. Elaborate arrangements have been, made to as- sure the comfort of spectators, and refreshments may be obtained on the rangei The Lethbridge .club will have a contingent of mem at the of whom will probably be heard Erom. They are Messrs, true, Collins, Pit- tard, Hutchisc-a and Carlson. The st ten shots ate the chosen IIP1-II1LS The pari-mutuel betting machines didn't get a fair test at tie fair races There, were no "place" or "show" ma chines working, and much that maSos ihe wagering game interesting was acking. There was not enough betting tal ent in sight to .warrant the expense of operating any more machines than the two that were in .use, and as it the machines. didn't do much more business than.-what would clear expenses. _ There was a decided lack of enthus asm this year in the betting ring compared with other years, and not a "Give us hack :ew were heard to :he boots." _ The boofes toave bean a frost as op- erated in Lethbridge, almost without exception. About-the only fair shake that was ever given .the betting tal ent here took, place last when 'ack Wales local operat- ed what appearSl-to.be a square-deal lystein of "books." The .bookmakers ffho have been here, as a rule, have not only run the but to all appearances toave 'rtnv the races and lied them to suit themselves. It has taen found impossible in Am erica to keep races clean and clear rom .knavery in ttie largest and best conducted tracks on the continent, with the bookmaking system of bet- ting in operation, and it is.doubly.im- possible7 to keep the races he fair circuit anywhere with the The racing game at one time flour- shed all over America.' Then the 'books" were discovered .in control unclean hands, and the taw stepr ped in, and track after track was losed to protect the gullible public rom the vultures, the "booksi" Now -we see a great revival of the acing game. The old tracks are op- ining up again.. The pari-miituels have solved the problem of a square deal lor the boys who play the game, that is the reason for the revival. 'tis machines are not inclined to irookedness. The system doesn't end that way. Prominent race-horse men and bookmakers argue that the pari-mut- uels are the only thing, and they ought to be good enough for Lethbridge. AFTER JOE LALLY COASf LACROSSE INTERESTS NOT SATISFIED WITH MANN CUP TRUSTEE NATIONAL New York "0, St, Louis 2. Brooklyn 11, Cincinnati'6. ruiadelphia 5, S, Boston S, Chicago 11. AMERICAN Cleveland 7, New York 2. Cleveland 0, New York 1. Chicago 1, Boston 5. Detroit 8, Philadelphia S St Louts 4, Washington 8. AM. ASSOCIATION St. Paul 4, Indianapolis 1. Minneapolis- 4, Cleveland o. Kansas City 1, Columbus 3. Milwaukee S, Louisville 10. FEDERAL Pittsburg'5, Brooklyn 3. Buffalo 0. Baltimore 4. (Only Federal games INTERNATIONAL Montreal 2, Toronto S Buffalo 8, Rochester 3. Providence 10, Jersey City 0. Newark- 8, Baltimore 0. Checked the Hatters Regina, Sask., July mad race of the Mad Hatters for the pen- nant .was .stopped temporarily by. the Red Sox, who took the opening.game J the series byi 4 to 2. Lind was hit hard, and only sensational fielding by the Hatters saved1 a' larger score. Medicine 27 1 Regina 4 11 2 'Lind and Bottoroff and Net- zel. Beat Cnpnies Saskatoon, July oboggan slide of the crippled Quakers when Calgary took the op- sner by 2 to 1. It was only in the last nnlngs, however, when tbe invalids tbat the Bronks managed to get over two winning runs. Calgary......'..-. 2 5 1 17 3 Frink and Jones; Northup and Wol- ers. Fierce Fielding Moose Jaw, Sask., July 11. In a wild' exhibition of ball, the Eskimos were defeated by trie 'Millers, .7 to 1. Chapman was hit hard, and' the Efeki- j mos' field work was fierce. New Yutk, Jul) 9 ol the ten- nis plajors nho are icgaidpd as Dav- is cup team possibilities continued among xhe victors loilay m tho tour- nament on the turf, 'of-'the Country club of Westchester. The feature event ol the day was the match in which W. M. Johnston of California, beat W. A. Larned, the former national champion, Johnston arrived this morning from his trip across the continent. With- out any previous preparation he played the famous Larned on giound strokes, while his California service took all the dash out ol Larned's re- turns. The veteran played up to his form, but iras hraten by a'bof who T his master. Harold H. Kackett, captain pt_the Davis cup team of a year ago; treat- ed Dean Mathey to an assortment of fancy passing shots which bowled over the Princeton player, R. Norris Williams II. was-also Im- proved in form, arid ho smothered G. P. Touchard, R. Lindlev Murray o! California, had some dif- ficulty with W. M. Hall. He found his strokes in the second set-and after :hat Hall was outplayed, Murray winning, ENGLISHMAN BEAT FRENCH- MAN Wimbledon, Enjr July H. Eng- land won the first singles match from 'ranee in their second round started ;oday in .the competition-for the Jwight F. Davis international lawn ennls trophy, T. M. Mavrofordato leating.Max Germot by tr4; 7-5, 9-7. ORGANIZED BASEBALL IS DECLARED A TRUST HASE'S COUNSEL ARRAIGNS THE NATIONAL AGREE. WENT Buffalo, N. Y., July mo- .ion vacate the injunction obtain- :d against Hal Chase by the Chicago American league baseball club, re- straining him from playing with the Buffalo Federal league .club, was ar- jucd.'before Supreme Court Justice Herbert P Bissell here todai Keene R.! Addington of Chicago, aersonal counsel, for. Chase, ch-arao :arlzed agreement as a lombiqatibn in violation of tbe Sher- man anti-trust law, in.that it con- ;titutes a traffic in players. "Organized baseball does not "c'diho nto court with clean he aid. r _ At the afternoon ssssion Attorney i.ddington. finished his argument and John W.- Ryan opened the case for: ic Sox management. j In addition alleged violation of i -he Shermau auti-trust. Attor-' Complete stock of Ford and Accessories always on hand Large storage accommoda- tion. Psompt find up-to-date vice night and day. Expert workmen. ney Addington sought to show that the contract .'between. Chase and or- ganized baseball was void because it lacked mutuality. This contention was based upon the 10-day release clause. DERRICK DEAL DENIED Chicago, July has nev- er been any effort by tho Chicago Na- tionals to trade Fred Moltwltz, in- nelder, and Cy Williams, outfielder, ;6 the Cincinnati'club; for Shortstop Derrick, who was to be pur- chased from Baltimore.'' President Thomas of the Cubs made flat deuial today and asserted ;hat President Herrmann of the Rods, insisting that such an agreement exists, is .laboring under a misappre- lenslon. LOOK HERE Y. M. C. A. ATHLETICS A meeting oj the Y. ,M. C. A. mem- bers interested in the track and field sports will be held on Monday night at 8 o'clock in the physical director's office. FOOTBALL CHALLENGE lu connection with the Wesley pic- nic excursion to'Coleman. on. July he Coleman. Football club wilt be pleased ;tp arrange game with anji jethbridgii eleven for that day. Com- municate wjtii George Wheien. There Is a baseball gune slated for the park Monday evening A new bunch of aitists are coming in tor a game with the locals from Diamond City. The Diamond City team is re- puted to be fast and as good as we have here. shall see. Another game has. been arranged for. Wednesday night. -The" city ama- teur champions of Medicine? Hut arc coming, making a tour and will lock horns with the local squad. In the course of two.....weeks the famous team of lady baseball play- ers will be seen here in a game with the 'locals and reports indicate that they -are some players. AMERICAN AEROPLANE RACE Paris, Julv. L. Brock, the American aviator, was the first of the contestants in the .International aviation race to arrive at the Buc He landed at 11.18. Lord John Oarberi-y was .second: at p.m., and Raoul.., Garros third .at 12.10. Brock's flying: time from.Lon- don -to. was three .thirty- four minutes; Cat-berry's three '--.hours fifty-two minutes, and Garros' lour hours five minutes. Brock started on. his return journey to London ,at 1.18.-' Edmonton 1 o MooseJaw 7-7 inedals, and cash open to cadets in the province of Alberta; seven shots anri- stghter at 200 and 500 i'ards 10.30 Nursery match Lethbridge men are entered for the grand aggregate. Pittard made the Ottawa team last year and if he does as good this year, his chances of going to Ottawa are good. During the past week 'the greens on Gait'. Gardens have been improved wonderfully. The new heavy roller has straightened out the lumps and the bowis carry their direction nice- ly. Next week .will see-several inter- esting matchss lor the championship Scotch doubles will be introduced, and possibly a game of singles each night. LOCAL NOTES This week the "buttons'.' changed hands twice. Skip Clark defeated Dr. Marcs' rink and he lost in turn to Skip Adams. Monday night Adams and Scctt .will have two good rinks in line and B good game Blioctators. is promised for the BO large loaves, baked and Scott, the Baker, to be comteted for in a single championship. The De- be tbe winiers The membership list Fifty is the mark for is growing, this season. Vancouver, July the British Columbia Athletic union is to have authority in amataur afiairs in British Columbia, or whether Joe Lally will be permitted to. say who is amateur and who is professional, will be determined on Saturday, July 18, when representatives of the Paci- Ottawa tes'ts, i fie coasi A. L. A. and the B. C. A. A. U. will meat in Vancouver for the purpose ot discussing the action of the'llann cup trustee in the present lacrosse embroglio. A call for the conference has been issued following the announcement that Joe Lally has been called upon to adjudicate upon the protest of the Brampton club. Vancouver, Nrew Westminster and Victoria lacrosse officials .are. agree i that the time is opportune to bring matters to a head. They feel that the Cornwall manufacturer has not played the game fair with the coast teams. Last year .he mads the Vancouvers play two cup series in a fortnight, and threatened to bring along other teams, although the cupholders were busy at the. time with their league scries. This season he precipitated a crisis in amateur sport in connection wiih the Kendall case ami wiii soon be on the warpath on the Brampton protest. The (.-upholders will insist on the appointment of a western trus- tee. Members are requested to be down every night next week. NOTES v Berlin's crack rink, skipped by Euler for three years, each season a champion, was defeated in the Ni- agara tournament by Swift of Lon- don. rinks 800 men all at Ni- agara Palis' for a bowling tourna- ment. Why not a this in Lethbridge. like Pcmie, Calgary, and now it's Medi- cine Hat; pretty soon it will be High River, and the first we know such a tournament will .be a possibility. Over 100 doctors in the city of Tor- onto are members of the different clubs. We ate five strong, and more in line. Private bowling greens arc spring- ing.up on 'the different lawns 'through- out'tho city. It's-the coming game. Hotels, I Watch it grow, llovuu, FERNIE SPORTS Fernie, B.C., July Team- sters defeated the Civics In the local Football league oti Thursday night by a very narrow margin. The score 1 to nil. City Baneball Coal Co., 2; Batteries: Qutnlau and Chapman, Crum. and temieux; Kur- fess and Wally. NATIONAL New York Chicago St. Louis Cincinnati....... Philadelphia Brooklyn Pittsburg 29 .586 34 .517 36 ..526 36 38 .488 3V..35 ".493 33 36 .478 41 41 40 32 Boston 30 41 .457 .423 AMEBICAN Philadelphia 44 31 Detroit 44 35 Chicago 41 34 Washington 41 35 St. Louis 41 37 Boston 40 38 New York 2G 46 Cleveland 27 48 .587 .557 .547 .539 .520 .513 .361 .360 FEDERAL Chicago 43 Indianapolis 38 31 Buffalo 30 31 Baltimore 37 33 Brooklyn 32 35 Kansas City................ 33 41 Pittsburg 30 39 St. Louis 3! 42 .551 .537. .520 .478 .446 .435 .425 HEINIE ZIMMERMAN' DOWN Chicago, III., July Heinle Zim- merman, the Chicago Nationals' third baseman, today received notice from President Tener of_ the'Nattonal' lea- gue. that he was suspended for 'three days with loss of pay for arguing too strenuously with Umpire Byron in yesterday's game. The local club also fined Zimmerman and Lifiictcii a similar penalty on Outfielder Leach for a similar offence. NEW PLAYERS FOR RED SOX Boston, Mass., July J .Tameg J. -Lannin of the Boston Ameri- can loague baseball team, announced today that he had purchased Pitchers Ruth and Shore from the Boston club of the International league. Catcher Bgan was also. Included In. the name deal. Mr. Lannln said that tho three players represented an outlay of more 1 than hy the Boston club. The heavy jhe outdoor man, "sun-cured" and the "acid a here it is that the Gillette Safety Razor most its WKerever a mail may choose to use it, afloat or ashore, the Gillette gives a clean, cool, comfortable shave, without pulling, gashing, or even irritating the skin. Be sure your vacation outfit includes a Gillette Safety Razor. It wtH save your face and temper, and help you to keep dean and respectable wherever the trail may lead. Your Hardware Dealer, Dragftist or Jeweler will you a wide range oS Standard at Stf.Oe-Pochet, at to Sett to S Gillette Safety Rjjzor and NEW GILLETTE BUXX, MONTREAL ;