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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TITE'LETHBRIDGE t Thursday, Jifly 1011. SPORES MUCH ADO YESTERDAY IN SPORTS JfTHBRIDGE HAS FIRM GRASP OF BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP f aber.-Hot Rivals for District League Cup Took the Knockout Count After Having Things Their Way for Greater Part of Contest Scrappy and Hard Fought Game Witnessed by Howling Multitude--Visitors Blew Up in Eighth 4- Those terrible Lethbruige ball-toss- ers" took another reef that cham- pionship rag last night, and unless there Is some bopked for the remainder of tho season. It will be thelr's. It was the glorious Twelfth, and the Tabcr bunch.. ac- companied by a live asortment of fans and fanottes, invaded the city confi- dent that the sun would go down with the flag safely reposing In their arm? but though 'tis sad, 'tis wal- loped them mightily. Twelve up to five down, tells the tale In the few- est possible words. were the ups and they were the downs. Upstarted Hke a funerarand.ended like a wake. Simply a case.of the cart before the horse. There was too much -McCommas at the beginning of the combat, and too much "SHck" to- -Tabcrite Cooke lifted up Ms voice spake wrathfully when Pulley was called safe at the plate. wards the end. At the "middle of the fifth found, Taber had Lethbridge groggy, and waiting for the bell to ring to save them from a knock out. But though dismayed they came back and from that time had the proceedings well in hand. was a great game for the Leth- bridge.fans.- While not so classy as. the Lethbrldge-Cardston go, it was one ;of those affairs that sends the baseball bug home with a grin that come off. We thought we had lost, but by the use of the ready reck- oner at the finish we doped It out that the 'ofeer fellows did that part for us. Seven or eight hundred fans, and three knockers, saw the rllt. The fans are .e .weaken, and-the Loth- bridge sluggers to work over- time, fight, but were to stinging1 the horsehWe for eleven htts In 4 ,tUe tour During" the first four innings the league leaders had- a habit of hitting the bail Into the mitts of the enemy In the most style, and only two got by which 'could bo scored as hits. In the last four the scorer's hand pot writer's cramp trying to jot them down. Taber went down In succession In the-first. LothbrldRo got one as far around the paths as second in their half, by means of Pulley's safety, but he was nipped stealing the third sta- tion. In the second Taber started some- thing, which eventually proved to be two counters. Cook out. Judson singled and stole second: Clarke presented with a free ticket, and In doing so made n wild heave which let Judson over tho plate. Glendinning stole second, and Barber connected safely, sendinjr Glendennlng over with the second j score. Barber got around as far as j the awkward corner on a peg to catch him at second, which got past d j Moore. He expired (here when Me-j Commas grounded out, short to first. Lethbrldge went down without n fight in the second, although Nichols got as far as second on a walk and a steal. Taber kept right on going in the third, and added two more. Nelson drew a free ride. Lee hit safe- ly to centre, and Nolson tried to make third. He got half way between sec- ond and saw he could'not make it. and doubled back to second. The ball before him on a piece of fast play by Eyaus and 'Moore. Lee. the other one. then "came alons: with a nice grounder to third, but Seidcn- a. bum peg. letting tlie ball'350 to the bleachers, filling second J. Cook pinked the pill for a safety, and the two Lees cb'ased each other over the Cook stole, but was caught off second on Judson's fielder's choice. McKel- ler grounded to Moore, who tagged Judson for an unnsslssted put-out. In their half Lcthbridge got a man on when Meyers singled, but he was doubled'up at first on Seidenbecker's short fly to right. Taber started with a walk in tho fourth to Glendenning. He stole sec- ond when the ball got by J. Moore, but was nlppped at.third by Rood peg by who recovered the .in centre. Lethhridpe went down in order in their half. In the fifth Taber gathered In their run off Meyers. Nelson, two stations, but died at second when Nichols made the classiest catch of tho evening, robbing Cook' of what looked like a two-bnger. With the score board rending five Trigger and Trap TRIGGER'AND TRAP At the traps last night R R. Agn'ow woiu tho gold liutton In A class mid .a Living- stono.tie in theVspoon vbmpetltlon: Kobt. Livingstone 2i A. B. Stafford 13 H. J. Skelth 15 J. C. Livingstone..... 23 F: R. Agnew 24 H. A. McMillan....... K L., Naismlth it> 12__22 C. V. Smith ij H. Quinn is J.'H. White i-i i miF TA GAME TO Pl.AYS AT WILL PLAY FOR PRETTY.FAT PURSE ______; i July. .Warner team must have forgotten how to play to two against them .the local satel- wnon t, Rsiyilloml to 'Hit all over them, as theV did here lites most 'finished and up-to-date manner, j They got around the circuit once In the sixth on Pulley's puss and a steal followed by Kvnns-' single, seventh they added another. In the After Tuesday. Some of the homestead boys from cast of cross with the Warner team on Friday at 6.30 for a purse. KNOCK-OUT BROWN IS 'After the Ball is Over" Green had wafted an easy one at cen- tre, G. Moore pickled one for two bases. Seidenbecker singled shoving 0. Moore. across the Moore ;'nen followed "with but in "setting "away'H Interfered with Scidonbocker, who, was on '.the1 path, between second and third. 2killing' Seidenbecker off for the third man down. f v Then came the "awful eighth, awful for the Taber fans, but a joyful and hilarious haymaker for the local root- ers. .McCommas wilted, and was done to him is too terrible to mention, above a whisper. Pulley started off with a beautiful two-bag- XO BASEHAI L GAME ftvnr FT van a nut 1 :ON -WOLGAST'S TRAIL New York, July 12. "Knockout" Brown bet Wolgast at ringside odds, and will meet- him! any number of rounds above twenty, or to a finish, winner- to. take i salt! Dan Morgan. Brown's manager, here today, when he heard that Wol- i sast and Freddie Welsh were on the point of closing a deal -for' a Labor Day fight. "I have wired .Tones, gast's .manager, to that effect, and I mean .business. 'I 'will put up the coin the minute Wolgast says the word. "But I wantno fight4In San Francisco. will "the scrap In December and if the Frawley boxing bill beco.mes a law jn New ...York. the bout right here a'rid "Wolgasfwants'-'to-mcet Welsh- or McFarlaml. two easy mark's, in order to avoid 'Knockout' iVrown. champion has not forgotten the beat- ing Brown gave him last winter. He wli'l dodge as long as he can. but one of these days will to come i? .j Local Boys Received Bad Trouncing Lacked Practice If Ixnhbridse walloped'Taber "at! baseball the Taber crowd got back at them eftori n them good and plentv nt the national of lacrosse. The old j ame. for 'Mr. Wolgast." LOOK THAT PJL.L. ger over centre. Evans grounded out. Nichols got a life- on R. Lee's muff. Then three singles followed in rapid fire succession. Judson foozled Mey- ers' sizzler; and Seidenbeceker biffed out a clean one. This put five across and Lethbridge was In the lead with four to spare. The crowd was wild and McCommas gave un his goat to their keeping. He hit Pulley who fac- j ed him for the. second time in the I round. Then Kvans came through with the real loud noise of the en- counter, and drove three more.across with a high wide one over third, which spelled three packs before It found a resting place. Nichols kind- ly fanned out, so that the tired fnns could get home to bed before tho sun TOMOKROW which was sused In the afternoon, as one of the Orangemen's attractions, was the opener-in the District League in this city, and although It furnished' the necessary excitement it was not to the championship mark as a lacrosse exhibition. It was really-the first" time the Lethbridge aggregation had donned the "sneaks" for th'eyear, and their work showed lack of prac- tice and the speed which should be' shown in mid-season. Only ten men a side were played, and the quarters were cut down lo ten minutes instead I of-the regulation fifteen. Kred Gow j handled the game and had it well in hand at all times, but as a matter of I fact very little rough play was cd In. Lethbridge got the ball on the face-off and took it up the line, losing to Taber. Then the visitors worked Jn some combination down, the' field. ;and' ea'sed it> through in close quarters in two minutes. The play was all Taber ,fpr some .time, and after'a scramble; Baird' landed, a-j pretty LethbrTdge came back with some and Dunn made a. fast rundown the- length bf the field; pa'SseV JVriglu to McGulre; who'gave it-to Ccllahan. j" Callahan -uncovered well and sruhg the bell for .the first counter for the home team.. McNeil -missed a good Tlie District l.ea- .will' play tljcir I game of -July 1 'with Haympiid, next '.Satur- ilriy.-j.' -The 'fiamt1' itj-.callcd for the evening at 6.30. Taber. Daird is Just a youngster at the game, but showed his class yester- was a rephltlon' of the first. ICallahan and.Dunn went McMullen'and'Mc- Nolll dropping back. McKellar scor- ed in twp minutes on a long shot slipped past Crowl] Cook made U one more In five minutes. The ball was brought down to Dunn who shot wide, Callr.hau recovering behind the nets., He .passed it back high over the' nets. Dunn a high jump and scoredUhe prettiest goal of the game. The last spasm was a merry go round for Taber. With -I minutes gone Wright .banged one through on a long shot. '-He came back with another whenl the Taber field brought the ball down unchecked. Robertson du- plicated the feat in about a minute, and the game ended with Lethbrldge Playing on the defence. Some rough work ,was pulled off near the last. and Callahan was bumped on the head for a hard one. He continued In the game however, and handled himself in good style. Lethbrldge should, be .able to put a fair team in the'field but will have to. put in a few good 'st'iff 'practice before .they are In anything like shape to stand a'hard pill. The'line-up: Lethbrldge Taber Crowl Goal Glendenning McNabb Point L. T. Cook Cover point J.E. Cook Putnam 1st defence F. Douglas McNeil 2nd defence A. G. Cook MpGuire centre .Rpbprjtgbij. Johnston Isuhome W. Cook 3 '4 Taber 2 1 2 Lethbrldge1..... -0'' Owins to the living machine exhibition being; the centre of attraction here tomorrow, the Y. M. C. baseball game will not be played to- morrow evening as scheduled.' v.'as called, shooting wide from Calla-j han-fe pass. McMullen took a minute! on the fence Just before time for trip- Pins Cook. Taber notched another in the sec- ond period. McNabb and Dunn were playing a great game on the defence and it took Taber minutes to pierce I their guard. Lethbrldge showed .a weakness on the home division miss- ing several good chances to score. With seven minutes gone Baird edged another through for Taber'K third tally. Lethbridge failed to respond, and half time found the score for Games in the Big Leagues NATIONAL Philadelphia 10 came up. and Lothbrtdge game with plenty to spare. Box score: Lethbridge AB T Seidenbecker, 3rd b.5 1 .L Moore. 2nd b.....R Pulley., c 3 Kvans. of..........5 Nichols, If ........3 Evans on his Clean-up Tour first up, doubled to left. He went out at third unassisted when A. Lee grounded to Seidenbeckor. R. Lee grounded to short, and the other Lee was caught at third. Lee made the circuit on a fielder's choice, and an error at third, McKellar flying out right with men on second and third. Lcthbridge then began to turn on the fireworks, and the Taber slant artist prepared to aviate in Ely style. Nichols drew a walk. Nicholson sing- led, and both advanced on a wild heave by R. Lee. Green poled out a long s'acrlflce fly to centre, scoring- Nichols, and Nicholson rung the boll when short fumbled Moore's grounder Meyers and Seidenbecker whiffed Jo end the round. In the last four Innings only four- teen men faced Meyers, who had the enemy eating from his hand. Mc- Commas singled In.the sixth, but was ,first, and In the seventh R. Lee pasted the ball on the noso for 0 0 had the H PO A 2 5 4 1 3 2 240 2 1 2 2 0 2 0 Nicholson, 1st b___4 2 2 10 1 0 Green, r f..........3 1 1 I 0 0 G. Moore, s s......I 2 2 1 71 Clnrk. p ...........0 0 t ft o 0 0 n ...........J 1 1 0 1 0 SB 12 13 27 17 5 Taber AB R H PO A K Nelson, rf ........4 0 1 1 1 0 A. Lee, c ..........5 1 'l 10 2 0 R. Lee. 1st b.....-.4 2 1 5 0 2 Cook, 2nd b ..-----4 0 1.1 0 1 Judpon. 3rd b ......4 1 1 1 If...... 4 0 0 1 0 OJ Cllendenning, R s___2 1 0 11 li Barber, c f.........4.0 13 0 0-j McCommas, ,p......4 0 1 0 0 ft Western Canada League Games CALGARY WON Lezie pitched for Calgary at Bran- don yesterday and was Invincible. Calgary carried through a victory by 1 to 3. Fast Game at Winnipeg The. best pitchers' battle of 'the season was seen at Winnipeg yester- day. Dickinson graced the mound for and Cummings for the Maroons. The Edmonton al- lowed but one hit: his opponent three. Winnipeg played errorless ball and won. Edmonton bad three punc tures. Saskatoon Wins Saskatoon won at Moose Jaw on their merits. They hit and fielded like big leaguers. Moose .law scored five runs in the fifth, the only time they did anything; score Cincinnati Boston St. Louis Boston St. Louis New York r. 030 300 6 12 QOO .6 9 400 130 13" 17 Oil liu Oil 0 fi 15 400 OU1 010 S 200 010 001 4 PIttsburg 000 003 000 3 Brooklyn 301 000 5.11 Chicago. ,011 000 9 RAYMOND-CARDSTON DISPUTED GAME ORDERED TO BE PLAYED 35 5 7 23x 5 5 xSoidenheckcr hit by batted ball. Score by innings: Lethbridge 000, 021, ISx. 12 Taber.......... 022. 010. 5 base hits, Pulley, J: Moore, Nelson, R. Lee: three base hits, Evana; struck out, McCommas 9, Clark 1. Meyers base on bnlls, Mc- Commas 3, Clark 2, 'Meyers I; left on bases. Taber ft; double playn. Nelson to R. wild pitch. Clark; paused ball, 2; first on errors. Lothbrldge 3, Taber 2; hit by plrchcr. Pulley. Attendance, SOOj Umpire, Hawk, Raymond. At the meeting of the District Base- ball League executive held in the parlors of the Dallas Hotel last even- ing the Raymond-Cardston game, which was scheduled to be played at CardBton on June 9, but which failed to materialize owing to considerable misunderstanding between the clubr, was ordered to be played oft on neut- ral grounds on a date to be named by the president of the league. Ma- Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills exactly meet the need which PO often arises in every family for a medicine to open up and regulate the bowels. Not only are they effective in all cases of ConMirwtton, but 'they help ercatly in breaking up a Cold or La Grippe by cleaning out the system and purifying; the blood. In the same way they relieve or cure Biliousness, IndrgcM ion, Sick llcadarhes. Rheum- atism and other common ailments.' In the fullest senje'of tlie words Dr. MorseVJndian" Root Pills are" 47 K o H d r grath was agreed upon as the most advantageous place for the game. There was considerable correspond- ence on the.table from the two clubs In dispute and after a lengthy discus- i slon in which the merits and demerits of both arguments were weighed and balanced, the above way of bridging difficulty was arrived at. "Ernest J. Cooke of Taber, In the.ab- sence of a Cardston representative, was aakeri by the president to advo- cate the Cardston phase of the fiues- lion, which he did 5n a conscientious and able manner rind It" was at his suggestion that the final course was adopted. Taber Protest The Taber representative mooted the Intention of his club to protest t'ie game played here last evening en decisions of the umpire. It is very unlikely, however, that Taber will put In a protest as the rules of the game say that the umpire's judgment on plays which were liable for dis- pute in last night's game must stand. AMERICAN Detroit 212.020 10 0. Philadelphia 000 000 4" 4 Cleveland 000 102 10 3 Washington-... 200 100 7 'I St. Louis 000 000 235 New York 004 000 15 1 Chicago 204 uOO '6 1 Boston 020 001 6 1 Chicago 000 002 9 1 Boston JOO 000 fi 2 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Minneapolis 000 050 7 Milwaukee 102 001 10 St. Paul....... 000 020 n Kansas City 030 000 -9 000 000 111 4 Columbus 001 6 Toledo 000 001 1 fi Indianapolis 000 030 12' EASTERN Montreal 000 000 7 Toronto 300 010 4 Montreal Toronto 8 010' ulO S 10 Rochester Butfalo 040 u'JO S'10 200 7 Baltimore Jersey City Providence Newark 003 000 8 000 000 5 200-00 7 000 210 12 .Tackflon. tho wonderful Cleveland fielder and hitter can neither read nor' write. Knockout Brown wants I12.SOO for Macleod and Rovers En- gaged in District League Set-to The League game last evening between the Lethbridge' Rangers and a picked eleven from Macleod proved to be a tie, the sc the .out" of the waj The S. O. Club 4> of would r like friendly gariiCs'Vwith neighbor- Sno.. towns Write'pat West- ley, Secretary, care of HeVaid.