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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE urrnBRinfiF HERALD Saturday, July FOOTBALL DOPE OF THE MOMENT -R-T-S LIVE NEWS OF THE ROPED ARENA LOCAL FOOTBALL REVIEW A KTFR about a week's break I should -be..'and the -Hangers' treasury football in this district .took js'uflereil through that reason alone. game .was probably the verv hest the city has seen Right from the start ti game was alive, and seldom hare we game here that was n ore so, that'was so evenlv contested Written Especially For The Herald this season. finish the another wake-up on Friday last, when Macleod took on the Lcthbridgc S.O.R. Macleod put out a team strengthened in eral posit.ions after their league game with Grassy Lake, and the vis- itors go some to win, completely spoilt the efforts to put up a" j.ood game, and it was practically any? j (Ionian eleven, and for that reason it body's game up till the whistle.blewj was expected the Macleod boys for time. Despite the distance of the j would have to go all the way 'to grounds from town, the gauys seem win, and they certainlv started hit to be weir supported in Macleod, and do it. Within a few minutes th with a hit of coaxing, football will' home team on .some good combina come into its own. Score: S.O.E., 2; lion', worked their way through tl throughout. Tlie Hangers' team composed of the majority of the Cale dimly spring into life, ami they were I to Kerf's foot, who ,'was a little too away down the Held in a twinkling, (quick for Mac, and down went tho Through (lie halves, through thej Hungers to mimbor 3. The visitors, backs, HIM! out to the outside right, i now thought they hail one goat (who by the way is a who j chance to make it n whi, and no bnngnd in a'shot which Maulnt) re j doubt would, have done, but thp Ran- failed to save, and the scon; was ev- gers hail '-oilier in ten if Mac- up within three minutes, 1-l.jleod should not. And for a time it Macleod, l .The Lethbridgc Rovers took 'ilieir first trip out of town on Tuesday, find- paid a visit to Grassy Laky, which has suddenly jumpcil into the limelight as a football centre. This burg, our neighbors on the west, are going to be heard from in, this. South Alberta League, and the Lethbridge teams need to take jump to themselves or Ihdy will find themselves at the wrong end of the League." This was Grassy Lake's first appearance against a team for over two-rears, the las occasion being when the S.O.E. took their scalps two years ago. But things arc different there now, and'a team that-beats Iheir present line-up hns to put up a good of soccer. They arc fortunate in having the Kaisheck's residing there, for. prob visitors' defence, anil drew firs blood. Rut instead of being discour aged their opponents seemed to sud there is nohodi right through the district that knows more or who has st-en more of the game than these tame brothers. ECLIPSE j Stakes Won by Swinford Who Beat Great Rival Sandown Park, Ens., July The Eclipse Stakes here, one of the fen remaining races- for pounds was won today by Lord Derby's Swin ford, who started at the.odds-on price of 10 to 11. Fame's Lemberg, 8 to -I, Doth sides began to find out' the'seemed that the tally-must, be evened weal; spots in the other's dcienci', I up again, for the hoincslcrs made ev- aml the Macleod backs were busy and very much on the defensive. These men were playing a great game, hut somehow' Kaston was not nearly so sure as usual on the Cal- lies team, rying bin and Macleod took to wor- quitc a lot. They did not kept cry effort to tie, but the defence was working like trojnns, and it was mar- vellous the way. they cleared. How- ever, i he Rangers were determined to have that score changed, -and after some lively work by both sides Woods was beaten, .and shortly The Big "Srceam" of Sells-Floto Circus give him all the room he wanted, and j time was called, (he score readin, that is the only game to play. Ban- nerman played a. game that was not up l.o his usual form, but continually irolie up the rushes. Towards the end of the first half, the Rangers' for- The Rovers went down with a team that hardly expected to win, but one that was "going to do all in their power "to get the points. It was i strange- line-up, many of the bbvs plaj ing iu new positions, and'none o was second. L. de Rothschild's Pietri was third at 100 to 6. Lemberg .beat Swinford last year In the Derby but the latter colt turned .the tables in the .St. Leger. They have 'been running In and out this Epsom and Ascot them knowing much of each others play; Billy Joyce was. seen on again after his long sojourn in the Western States, anri he has lost Tory little of his old time speed. At one tune Billy was the best and fastest outside left in the district. Grassy Lake was .also shy of two or three of their best men, hut displayed great ability and were very confident of pulling out winners which they did by a score of 3-1, the winning goal being scored in the last few minutes of the game. ,The great game of the week was the one played on the Overseas ground on Wednesday, when the Rangers ivcnt up against the .Macleod aggregation in another district league fixture. Much interest was shown and 'a good ly. crowd lined up, but that crowd did -not number one-third what it should have done, and what the mutch was .Wul'iii. This iact probably accounted for through being very badly advertised, and it is safe to say. that none .of the big :crqwrt of visitors ,in the city that dajv with the exception and riot perhaps for a generation-have two owners of such classy horses talc- en In this way every available oppor- tunity of running their nags against each other. For the time being the great Swinford now established thi best of his year. wards put in some good work, and Thompson and Linney shared with Moore the honors of their s'ccond goal. Macleod very soon came hack, oo, and had their inside 'men been touch time. As it was he had an j nxiotis time, and the con pressing of the visitors teartier would have given Maclntyre is rewarded by the score being again evened up, and half-time ar- rived with the score two all. Haisbcck of Grassy Lake, was in charge of the and although he missed several fouls and off-sides, thereby incurring (he anger of some supporters on both sides, he held the game well in hand and on the whole, gave general.satisfaction. Tonight the Hovers are playing Macleod in the League game sched- uled1 for next- Tuesday, but which lor the the Rovers is switched. They have taken a team which is probably a stronger one than that defeated by the Lake, L Chiswick, Barber and Chisholm go- ing along. Macleod are going strong Rich, Rare and Realistic Mis Ethel Roberts Appears o the Streets of Lethbndg in Her Harem Skirt and Blushes Not "Well; wliat. do you know abon look at this dame over this one in Ihe greei I'll .be. that's a harerir skirt! don't that's pretty fierce. Isn t Say, man A real harem Gee, Shes Ball Team Left for Raymond The following local ball players left for -Raymond in the Alexandra bus this afternoon, where they wil engage with the team of Sugar Towi n a postponed league match at 6.30 '.his evening: Pulley, Tate, Meyers, .Josh .Moore -ieorge '.Moore, Seidenbecher, Nichols Wrigglesworth, Green and Rau. On restarting, Macleod had a little of the sun that had been- trying the Rangers, but that did not deter them, ind they kept up their pressing in good styjc. Their two outside men were putting in a lot of good work, Hit the inside men were not in the anic street, anil many excellent ccli- res were thrown away. It must not jc thought that Macleod was having 11 the game, however, for.many verc flic times that Moore got j hrough to near the goal Une, but Is (here no chance of the ''trouble ormer Lethbridge half in the form the ab'olfVnd the City Ex- Shaw was working havoc with him. JKMilive "being Patched up 7 it seem Moore put. in several good centres, i that both sides can afford to give a but these were treated in much the little in this matter and so put an san.e manner and missed by the in-lend to ;thc trouble''thai is crrtainK- )ut the Hovers will make them g to it. Tlie game will in all prol ibility he a very.close one, and orecast a drawn game witlua-.scor of nothing or 1-1. Arrangements are being made .fo he S. CL E. 'to'g.o'Ho Pinchcy.Crcck in the near an invitation bar ing been received "from that town. side men. Macleod took'a'shot or two, but Maclntyre managed to clear sufficiently and threw the leather on doinp: the -game harm, just as .it seemed to be commg into its own. THE MAN BEHIND. of .the Afacleod rooters, any means of knowing .that a football match was to be pulled off. On the contrary, the baseball game was rammed into face both through the press and by the liberal usc.o! dodgers. not as it Beaver Creek Horse Races Macleod. July Beaver Creek Turf association have decided to .hold their annual race meet in Ihe Porcupine Hills on Monday, July 24. The Beaver Creek races are generally some of the best pulled off In .this district and should result-In-a very large crowd ofi Macleod and PIncher Creek people attending. A large crowd of Macleod people left here last night and this after- noon by .train and "automobile Lethpridge to see the .exhibition of aeroplane flying given -by Ely. u Baseball Thrives Through Honesty Honesty in baseball as it is played bave been entertained against that day has been a mllnh mnntnrl mine, 11___ today has been a much mooted ques- tion among the critics of the game, but unless a- man IB most biased in his opinion there can be only one way to answering .an allegation that the pastime is not Oil the square. Baseball, to those who rea'lly. know it, needs no defense. Thoroughly un derstandlrig ttie game, they recognize the impossibility of it being "fixed' In any way, shape or manner. There are, of course, a large number of per- sons who follow baseball'in a super- ficial fashion who" are ready to echo he cry of "fraud" that is raised lerlodlcally when contests, of impor- tance are being played. The different world's championship series, because of their extreme close- ness, and the honor and large amount of money at stake, have been stigma- ized privately by thousands of "wise" ndividnals as being fraudulently con- ested. The seesaw of victory and defeat is to them sufficient proof if the dishonesty of the games. Hark back to the final inning of the games seesawed. No players, even Tigers, on October 14, 1909. That iniah should be sufficient answer to ny charges of crookedness that may particular series and there ;as plentj of talk regarding' the manner in which the games seesaw ed No plaj ers er would have consented to life and limb as the Pittsbburg base runners did in their.'desperate efforts to snatch victor} irom defeat pre arrangement. Baseball Is honest for many reasons The first and best of-all is that it actually pays the magnates and plaj ers to be so.uare the public whose patronage makes the sport In its pro- fessional aspect possible This may read' stranger} to those arquamied with the mfilhnds o' conducting some other sports, but it haonens -to be true. In 3SS7, the second year of tho Na- tional league, a rpi.irt.et of L-ouiMille players were found guilt} of throw ing" games foi the benefit of ceitam pool sellers. They Irnmodiatelytwere expelled from professional baseball and though for years influence was brought to bear stronel} on tho Ipasiie officials, reinstatement was refused This Is the qnb cas'j o' dishonest} on the part ot mofessional baseball ilayera and no attempt-to 'repeat ever las 'been made going right past us. Nou, keep lour eyes open." "Holy howling that's a corker, Isn't "Say, that don't look so bad from after all. Really, it's almost nifty. By George! 1 believe I like it. 'Tisn't nearly as bad as people say it "Bet a dollar she's one of the circus People." "Bet she isn't." Well, she was. She's a circus lady, but she has eschewed the "rings on her fingers and bells on her toes stuff and is doing the real classy stunt to startle the native villagers. Lethbridge had its first glimpse of a harem skirt worn by a real lady this morning. Harem skirts have been, shown in the store windows, here; but no one has yet had the temerity In Lethbridge to appear on the streets, unless it was after midnight, with the ig. .Most people" were prepared to hold up their hands in holy horror and shout for police 'protection when one. did appear, but nothing like that hap- lened this.'morning. Not on your tin -Everybody was shocked, ourse; you know it is conventions o be Chocked at such things and peo >le do like to he 'bromides, becaus t is so much less troublesome to. hi n the side of the majority, but ever} ne'forgot to bo horrified. .After the first formal shock, provin ial curiosity got the -better of every ne and necks were stretched out ant yes rubbed, in order that nothing might be missed. Mouths were, open d, too, is an instinctive re- flex action which always accompanies curiosity and is unexplainable.. And after the gown had passed everybody took a deep breath, und then Joined in the general opinion that "it wasn't so bad, after all." One man even went so far as to say that the skirt would be a blessing to the women, if thes would only wear it. The women Just glanced at the skirt, and then turned their noses up disdainfully, but the skirt and-curiosity drew the heads around again like a magnet, and re- turning disdain pulled the heads back, and between the two emotions the beads wagged back and forth like a barn door in a storm. And then ev- eryone .concluded .that after all. as Klhert Hubbard said There wis nothing new under the sun or a hai em skirt. Miss Ethel. Roberts was the lady who set the whole town agape about the harem skirt. .She appeared on the street about 10 o'clock 'with escort. Jerry Clayton. The skirt was a brlljiant greon creation, embroider- ed with gold lace. .Miss Roberts is one of the leading bareback riders with the Selli-Floto circus, and she ossip MISS ETHEL ROBERTS She Appeared on Fifth in a Hirtm Skirt This Morning out for the air and d Ikt'e shop ping tour Clavton, her companion on this mornings walk is one of the leading clowns of the .big aggregation. Miss Roberta wore the hirem skirt at afternoons pertbi maine n the big tents, demonstrated to latest thing in women s ip rare! She will anpear in the again' at tonight's performance. The kirt cost cxicth t-00 and the trim nings "another Nutty Stuff Just as the-engine "pulled into the atipn Casey gave one leap, and, fly g into his wife's arms, asked "If le Cpncon deposits daily, how urh a cnpd bark17 (Pool woman the} earned hei i a stretcher.) They couldn't .understand what the What .has become of ".the "while They eoem lo have melted Into the .common swim like the white caps which flecked San I'rancltco 3ny the day after the Johnson-Jeffries fight. Kvcn the quest lor. them anguished. True, we havo Carl Morris with blooming alone like the last rose ot summer, IIB It 10 far as Impresshc sail It) is concerned, he Is uctuilh stagnant He doeen t try his fist at anything worth while, and as a consequence he doesn't improve on acquaintance. He is, In fact, in lino with the :hopo deferred that mak- eth the hr-iti sick Uont somebody pease anange 10 that can sick Jim linn on Morris and determine whether tho spulpa giant was ever or ever Is likely to be. Back in Australia the other snr- Uioi of the unite hope biigade Is biding hia time, -a marooned sailor refu to lick T ester lack It waning and waiting and hoping against that tiio ch impion of the British Em- piie Bill Inng him a jturn match. I Bill is in no hurry. He sent word from Melbourne to Sydney recently that his thumbs sore and that Lester would have to wait. There Bill Turner, Tasmania's principal ex- hibit in the "white hope" line an- nounced that he would accommodate ihe was more than an- xiojis to do his share toward enter- taining a stranger "in a strange land, and. chat apart from pther motives he believed he could knock. Tommy Burns' -protege Into a cocked hat. Lester didn't bite very readily. rubbed his chin, shook his head and said he didn't want to do'anything that would prejudice his chances of retting Lang. He believed it would bo a better Investment If -he went to he backwoods for a few months un- il lang leadi o learn to flour sh a stock whip up on the Australian lowns, or put a season at the shear, ng Jack indicated by his actions t is-pretty nearly -a -case 'of-Iinm? r nobody so far. as he. is .concerned nd thits uhere he Is wrong He might play his waiting, time to advan- tigo in tiamlng for Turner If ha innot dispose ot Turner it is llttlo f0i him to 1 other hla head Ling 01 one ehse out }Onder lor :hat matter bis careei as a lope will have ended, whereas If ho stops Turner public clamor for a Lantf renewal will increase. As Lester Jins not been leen In ac- ion in any of the big sporting centres f the United States very little la known of hjs fighting qualifications here. -It can for aim. how- that he Is a willing weight ot great strength force, and that he has good powers of assimila- tion. He is the .sort of fellow that might be expected.to improve rapidly. Third regiment thits why the Battery 13. left He halted the stage roich poked i Colt in the drivers f-t-e and glufflj asked: "H that bird is a buzzard is a It almost 1 o clock the lights were out ind he was Hiving good bje for the llth time when father shouted down the stairs If the chamois rigs does the powder puff The Many Merry Mishaps of Daffy Dan, the Baseball Fan, at the Sells-Floto Circus He bothered Lang with A left under swing which reached the. lower ribs and stomach, and it means something when a novice can land a clever box- er..and seasoned campaigner like Lang. Jack started every round with a rush of the John L. Sullivan order and was still struggling to free himself and Lang r-sd ki-n cllo- died to a deadlock If his knowledge of Inside work on a par with his desire to going, he would go through the pre- sent crop of white hopes- like light through a chink. I first, noticed Lestei s to take punishment when Ling ca ight his a pile-drhing right jint under the heart In the sec onn lound It was while lack nai to cloHe quarters and from the u U the punch looked and sounrjed t am sure it must ihave Barred the nov- ice from truck to .keelson. It the old game Australian lieart punch the one Peter Jackson and-Paddy Slavin pinned their faith I sav a man trest it as lightly as Lester did. when I ,mg mtt [jester nell Jmed right cross of full force am! lo.wned him the crack' and -the fall were such that .we thought meant aps for the American.. But Lester shook off the effects of the well-plac- ed smash and was up and Into the thick of Ullngi In a Jiff} The contest ended in the sixth round, when Lester, in making ft swing, -humped the muscles of his right arm sgajnst Laiik's flinty elbow. Now an old time ring man whose emotions had been schooled by dint o( -hard fighting would have stalled around with Spartan fortitude, permit- ting his paralyzed arm tj. while. But Lester, who is snlad green in everything pertaining lo glove craft gave way to the pain of tun .thing and dropped on his knees, lie was dlsqualiflod by the referee tor going down without being struck; 'fne shock left Lester as quickly aa It caino and he begged Long to comlnie'lho jout. Irfiig respectfully declined that Is why Lester in prolonging hii star In-Australia. Me Is-loathe' to come back home ulthout Lang's sola. W. Najighton ;