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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL AND WOULO'a rOHEMOiT DAILY HERALD Monday, July 15. 1912 MARATHON WAS WON BY A SOUTH AFRICAN RUNNER SASKATOON'S WERE EASY WORK FOR OUR SWELL SOCCER AGGREGATION Despite Apparent Unfairness of Referee Lethbridge Team Won Opening Round for the Much Coveted Peoples' Shield to the Herald) .Winnipeg, July 'football team played its first gam In the People's Shield series last nigh lind after a .game full of excithi periods, succeeded" iu defeating th Saskatoon eleven by a score 2-0. Lethbridge lost the toss and ktcke t.eff with'the aim in'their eyes. Th Rivet- Park ground proved a bit to for the miners, but from th llrtt they; were out to win an the fact that altnos man-bit the dust in the first ten -minutes they succeeded in surround ink Saskatoon goal and Parke drove in a hot, one, which, the goa keeper never aaw but the referee saw .Parker and gave him aoi off-side. From kick the Beriy Pickers madi a rush up field but the Lethbridge de- fence quickly returned the ball to their quarters and Bren- 'nan put'in a shot which missed the post by. inches. This was followed mlnifUs later by another good shot from McMurtrte, who shot from the 3eft wing, but It went over the bar. Things began to look very danger- ous for and the eriei of their iUpporUri of "Come era Katoon" had no effect, Lethbridge bemir just too foofl for them. The ouUlde rijbt for SMkatooa wan, however, i great gmnle arid a jjodd eihiblttoa of but W. Raiabeck, who WKI playing football, got him.almoit every Their ouU.de left wu ihiniojs and any other man tban would hare had an awful time holding him, but Billy was them frith the goods and Uklng the ball up the wjng put in a lovely centre which Parker was watlttng for, and catching, the drop headed swiftly Into the set.. The referee also considered this off-side and still there was ho score Good Play Com in g again Melville put the ball right ;up, the Afield to Breuuau, who eluding the Saskatoon men, put over -to Beitwick, the ball beiiig Quickly, returned and Breunau headed right under the bar. The goal keeper saved -but the ball was a foot inside and the crowd, yelled. This was quick- ly' quieted down, however, when the referee would not allow the goal. Cries of "make the fourth one count" from "rooters, coulduft inake :he boys .work harder than they were lolhg. But- although they several times took a chance shot, half time irrived with the score sheet blank. One The sun went down at half time and ioth teams went at it in dead earnest. And eaclr one. thought they would go nto tiert ro'und, the both -teams Were kept busy and iumutr waft given a chance to ihbw ds ability. One beautiful shot by iskatoon's left wing, landing Inches under the bar and Sumuer put over mid the. cheers at the crowd. Leth- ridge got away again, both tak- tufna In running the ball up. J. Irennan pafeaed the ball up the wing to ifcMurtrle, who beat the right tonic and back, 'and put m a centre which One of the game, passing behind Parker nd Brennen. bail was misted by ie left back and Bwtwick put back D Parker, who with a dandy shot, hlch a pelt goal all the way, beat the palee completely and batg 1 t up in Lethbridge were DOW one up, but that didn't keep the Berry. Pickers from keeping rlg-ht after It and many were the times that, the defence saved the day for the iliuers, whose half- back tine Was playing .a stellar game, deeding the forwards ulcely and block- ing the short passing.of their oppon- uts. Anothtr Then came MoMiirtrie's opportunity, beating three men, he went up the wing like a race horse and just as the big Saskatoon back wai puttlbg all his weight on him, Mac put right aorOso he field in front ot goal, and Best- wick running In from the made absolutely sure and drove ii stinger right into the corner'of the a.dt. Stej Westley .and itandrag on their head-a now, and the iheers for Betsy wire loud and long, Two goate down and only a few min- utes to go Would have .mails some teams, lose heart, but the boys from the.Saskatchewan city were made oi good stuff and fought hard to the end. They couldn't get through the stone- wall defense, however, and the whistle blew time, with' the results as stated above. The -gunner, Melville, Hals beck, Holberion, "Whyte, Brennaii, Best- wick, J. Brennan, Parker, W. Ralsbeck, McMurtrie. Ltthbrldge io meet Prince Albert Lethbridge will meet Prince Albert on the latter having a bye hroush Victoria not appearing The >oy> are in good shape and defeat looks a long way off. The officials have laid 'out a good irogramme for the yislting team foot- ballers and mlth the exhibition and the qualifying rounds of competition, the boys have lots to kep them busy. Stockholm, July Africa, which heretofore played rather modest part Iu the Oly-Uiyic dnuiw, cams to the centre of the Binge at the moment of Its culmination today; winning: the Marathon tho most Important number on the Olympic program. might have been honor enough for "a amnll nation, ibut South Africa also won second ,place by a secure, lead, which was up the story. The winner of the'classical Marathon was H. K. '.McArtfaur, a tall Transvaal pol- who has never yet boon head- ed in a similar event. His compat- riot, C. W. Gitsliaw, came second Into tho stadium several hundred-yards 'Ire- hind, and third to appear was the Gaitou Strobino, of the South Aiterson, who put braver fight than .most of' the runners, for his feet iwere. skluued and 'bleeding and he was suffering great pain. He never Jost nerve though, and nia.de a. brave attempt at fwltog happy .while he travelled into the stadium track, a furlong behind 4he second man at the end of the killing performance. The announced were: M thur, 2 iiours 3G minutes; Gltsha'tv, 2 hours 37 (nilnules 52 seconds; Strobl- no, 2 hours 3S minutes 42 2-5 seconds. Thd Americans gave a death blow to the theory that the athletes, of the United "States are better at which require quickness arid agility than In .teats of. endurance: .Thirty thousand spectators saw the Ameri- can Shield on the' breasts, of six of the first ten iiien entered. Two Americans fell by tho wayside l J. Ryan, of the Irish-Amerl can A.C., who made a good run for nineteen miles and succumbed to the heat; and John J. Reynolds, of the club, Vho fell out earlier. furnlfihctl another'dozen to the race, and 1C theh stiengtli had equal to their ambition they have hud a dlflerent talo to They al n great juice, the cheers of their countrymen in. spiring'them to. exert themselves to the limit. During tho first miles they put forth nil ihalr powers and had nothing loft to duiw rtheu the final test came. Canada had uo reason to ashaiu- ed for three of her representatives, J. E. FaUre and W. H. Foray the finished fifth, eleventh ami sixteenth respectively. Canada's groat hope, Ctffkery ran with Ryan for 'Several miles and they gave It up togolhor. Tlie tall Fiiiu, Kolehuiainen, an other favorite, :was outclassed. .Ho took tho lead ,at the 'beginning, hut Gltshaw caught him five miles out and ran.at hiB heels with McArthiir and F. Lord, of Great Britain, for ten miles more then robbed of the lead- ership. Two miles and a hnlf from the goal McArthur went to the front and held the lead to the end. He had com- pleted the circuit of the arena ibefore was 6bserved: running under the archway and ho fell to tho ground exhausted. The spectators him lustily, and as hc lay panting, Crown Prince Gustave Adoiph came up and shook him by the hand and patted him on' the hack. A small party of South A-fricah enthusiasts liad an enormous laurel wreath ready [ii .anticipation, of victory of which GAMES IN THE BIG LEAGUES Results of Games National Chicago !i, Boston 4 Now Yoik 7, St Loula 2 0liiclnuatl-2, Philadelphia-1. 'Brooklyn1 4, 'Pitlsburg 1. Biookljn 6, 'Plttsbuig 2, Sunday New York 2. Louis 4, Now York 2. Philadelphia Cincinnati i, jChicago 6, rBostou 5. American Now, York 5, St. Louis 4. St. Louis (i, New York 1. Boston '4.-Detroit 0. Cleveland 6, Philadelphia 1. Philadelphia 11; Clevehald 2. 'Washington 4, Chicago 2. .Sunday Games Cleveland Philadelphia 2. MARKETS LETHBRIDGE -MARKEtri they were confident from the first. They lifted the two green Jerseyed athletes on .their shoulders and slung the laurel'over MoArthuf, carrying the pair across the field. PORTUGESE RUNNER IS DEAD RAILROADERS WON LAST GAME Alta., July fait Tie 'ball landed (or tried to) In the game of fcaiebnll WM at Frank on Siiuday afternoon 'between the San Itorlum and the C. F. R. boys. (reat inttreit was taken in the gam No 3 o 81 No ...................i...... (162 Nn. 5 _ T DM NO. 1 Alberta Red osi No a Alberta R-sd a go No. 3 Alberta lied .......1...... o.7S No 4AlbeitaRert......n. o No. 5 Alberta Red', o.4i) No. C Alberta 0.36 Bian, per ton 31.00 23.00 28 00 moo Shorts, per ton Oats, per tonr sacked [lolled Vegetables: (Mtatoes, per ton Potatoes, per ton Beets, per Ib. f Carrots, por Ib. Sfi.OO.-.tp 36.00 US 00 to 35 00 ..4.......... o.a 0.214 Turnips, per 401h. case ..4.50 Ouions, per lOOlb. case .v.....4.60 Sutter and Egga: Dairy butter .............0.2S Creamery butter. 'gg3, fresh Cattle on the Hoof; Steers, per pound Cows, per pound....... 3ows, dressed, per. pound Steers, dresied, per pound Sheip: cwt Dressed, per cwt......... 'oultry: Cauadiaii .Winnipeg 1. Grand Forks 2 Supenoi 1 Ottawa C, London 1. iBrantford 6, Guelph, 3. Berlin 10, Peterboi o 0 'Hamilton ;7, St. Thomas Ottawa 8, 'London 1. GAMES 'MUST BEJTCPLAYED The po'tponed meeting of the Sou- thern Aiberla Football League was held in the Blpirmore Hotel, Blair- more, "on the 10ih, to coufiider the pToteita made various teams in the league. The follqwlng delegates eese, iivfl Turkeys 'owl Ducks Hoas; Jreased, per Ib rive, per cwt Ides: reen, per Ib. heap pelt, 'each -amb skins Shearlings Horse hides, rmen Horse hides, dry 0.11 0.11 (.00 11.M 0.14 0.22 0.13 .0.13 (1.15 0.11 O.OS 0.08 to 009'i' 009 to 00954 010 to o.u 0.2B to j. 25 to 20 to 30 1.00 to 200 i.OO to .1.75' MONDAY'S WHEAT MAHKET Wheat: July 10914 107 October aBH 83% Oats- July 4 Octob-er, .................3 1 Feed: Vusiomed to tlie sun-tliat raost the competitors were distressed 1 jcstcrday's heat, while the Englis runners entirely wilted and were u pble to approach the ordinary re ords CANADIANS HOLDING THEIR OWN AT BISLEY Bisley Camp, July Cana. dlans spent Sunday very quietly and enjoyed their well-earned reat after .heir strenuous work at the ranges. The poaltlous of the Canadians In Wimbledon Cap, which wae shot off Saturday, are as Mlowi: 1- Sutt Sergeant ,Baylea, ,16th! Rev W. R. Simpson, Corporal Mort- mer, 19th, each winning two pounds. Sergeant Armstrong! of Halifax, ith four others, 'Will- shoot.- for, the Daily Telegraph Cup, all five being led with possibilities.. The ether Canadians' position In this event were: Col'.-Scrgeant 12th, -win- Ing 3 pounds; Corporal Mortimer, 9th, winning two'pounds; Capt For- est, 68th, eant Smith, SlaBff 'gerjeant Jchardson, 141st; Rev.r, Simpson, 05th; Lieut, Capt ndrcws, 15rth, all winning one annd. Following are scores oMbV Canad _.ns in the Wimbledon Cup yesterday, en shots at six htandred yArds, the 'ent going to of the Transvaal, gall, 60th, each winning two pounds Mitchell, 108th; Forater lllth; Sim son, 14oth, and Armstrong-, 159th; eac winning one BULLETINS CALLIESS. O. E. TONIGHT In Intermediate Football Leagu Callies and S O B claah thi evening in a scheduled game. Kic off, 6.46. The Calhes will line up an follows McDonald, Crawford, Noss, Doug McMillan, Anderson, Ten nant, Page, Clark and McFarland. and Thompson. The SOB team will present thi following lineup Poole, Holbertaon, Wellington, Ben nWt, Fner, Dalzell, Creighton, Faunch Bali, Jordan, Roach. Pass League Standing !ter a Bhoot-off 0. B. Pulton, of Iddleaex, both making Blackburn, 45; fortter, 30, 8tod- art, 42; Mortimer, 47, uld, 44; Bteeli, 44; Dymond, 4fi; 47; Maggs.MO; Simpson, 47; Itchell, .17; StMlef 32. In Graphic, Corporal .Hortlmer .th thirty, others .wilt otf for rst place, all being The> pMl- on of the Canadians In this event i, 'flblater, JSrd; Re- Mth; July the Crows Nest Pass Football league only one game was played this'-. week. At Flumerfelt park, Coleman met Fernle today in ono of the fastest matches ev.er witnessed on the home, grounds! The game was Coleman's "at eveiy atsge and 'the score ended, tftro noth- ing in their Robt. Levitt of Belleviie acted as referee and his de- clslons were fair and impartial throughout. The clever work of Kellock and Struther featured.. The following is the correct standing c-f the league to date: P. W Bellevuo............ 9 10 Michel Coal Greek Coleman U D. P 3 2 12 4 111 2 2 10 July Sept. lowed A. Eiaston Coleman, A. Grif I. W. Skilling, Buraiis, J. 3. McDonald, Blair- more B C. Cooper, league secretary, C. Stevens of Burmis in the chair -The protests of tlie various teams .by 'the league secretary, and viere deaJt with in the following manner. The protest by Bui'mis against Coleman, was aeciaeu ny the Ing to be replayed at Coleman, the Blairmpre-Burniis protest was order- ed to bo replajed at Burmis, and the! or Ex. No. July ..........J.......... -Flax: July October Cash wheat close; No 1 Northern No. 2 No 3 Northern''......... Oats No 2 C. No" 3 C. W. 38 ?i 165 No. July Sept. 1 feed Minneapolis Chicago. 108 101 ,10114 104% 100% 40 3SX. 3914 17% 07 T4 WHEAT DECLINES AT CHICAGO Chicago, Ills, July "Wheat de- clined sharply itoriay on account of cool weather In the northwest and rrt- canse- Of, favorable harvesting condi- .ions in the southwest. The lower .emporatures in crop belt were looked upon as 'tending to safe- guard the growing grain from danger protest by Lille against Coleman for I cent up failing to turn up discussed at some length, and it was decided to play the game at Lille, and in the event of the Coleman team not turn- ing up, the points to be awarded to The Lille protest against Bin- mis not put to the meeting tor discmsion, >-as Burmis generously agreed to giye them a fighting chance and play them on neutral ground and he game to1 be played at Frank on he 20th. The meeting ths- aJjoarn- Opening was 1 cent off 114 December stared at MACEEOD WINS FROM TABERITES Macleod, July, 13 a tathci iiic-sidcil gamp Macleod beat Taber in lie first match of the league to the une of seven goals io nil at cod on fhursdav last Taber were ot at full put up a ame fight all the same, and musi ot bj an; means hc discouraged at he' result Macleod won the, game nd no doubt deserved to as, their earn played a far superior combini- on game xhaH Taber did They tang in thf itetfaSe and the Ming twards played a gical game, Taber ntre forward the pick of their am. Tlirrc should be' come good ames for the Hciaid trophj and ihc love result does nofc justify Tahcr, id limy will not get so easily (if all) again. -to 1.00 a loss of quarter- cant to 1 cent and fall to 99 Oats eaeed off with other cereals Buyers .were- not ;so "niimeqouB. as dur- ing most of last week September started a it hall (cent, down at 36 to 33 declining lator to 34 provisions weakened an a. result of liquidation sales chiefly the part of holders of lard A, falling off on quotations foi hogs waa a contribut- ory influence. Early sales ranged from Saturday night's to 1214 ce'nts ibelow with September options to 18 for pork, 10 60 for lard BIRKENHEAD STOCK MARKET Lherpool July 15 Rogers ft Co. cable that owing jto the hot weather, trade in Uirkeifhead was vel y slow and weak and '.prices quotations viz 14 3-4 to IB] 3 4 cents per pound for Canadian jtytillers. "AFTW YOU" [as the [polite iave smcjked [Cigar, sure aaioke no lother. 'TIs the beat on (the ______ market fcjr the money Mnile from selected stock, by skilled.handB. Unequalled in fla- vor and quality The Special is the 3 for 2Sc cigar par Can't be beat i ,KLITE CISAR STOIP.E PHONE ;