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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 6 THE LETJIBKIDGE DAILY THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENT8 SOCCERBOYSGARRY Looks As If People's SKielH Would Perch In Play In Finals Good Shape to the Winnipeg, July ing the fact that tonight's ganw was the third match in three nights, the Lethbridge boys showed their super- iority over the bit hope ot Winni- peg, the.Norwood-Wanderers, by de- ftaiins them by two goals to nil. The Wanderers are considered the best that Winnipeg can put 'on the field and great credit is due the boys Tor their showing. Lethbridge again -won the toss, and kicked with, the sun in their eyes, immediately forc- ing the gjimc into the enemy's coun- try, the right back return- ing the'ball, when they rushed to the Leihbridgc ead, but the ball went wide. 'A corner was shortly alter giVcn against the miners, but. W Haisoeck relieved, and passing up Held to Holberton, the ball, quickly got into dangerous territory, the right back' conceding a corner. This proved fruitless, and the Wanderers getting away went right through to the Lethb'ridge defense, but the in- side ,16ft kicked badly, shooting wide. ,The ..Wanderers now getting the best part of the game, but the Leth- bridge ,boys had hearts like lions and bravely withstood the attack of the locals. The hail travelled to and fro Irome one end to the other, neither Ride getting much advantage. Excel- lent dcience work on both sides keep- ing 'their goals intact. The work ot. Melville .deserves special niention, playing a whale of .a game all the time: 'Halt time arrived wit-h Leth- bridge pressing hard, hut the stood at 0-0. SECOND HALF "pa the resumption, the boys who vv'ere most likely to he tired showed remarkable life, and the fresh Wan- derers iound the pace too hot tor them. Within two minutes of the kick- off, Haisbeck made a miraculous stop, the. ball .being within an inch of going behind, and quickly recovering cen- tred .to .Parker, and that plucky lit- tle player again raised the hope of the.-Lethbridge rooters by threatening the. goalie with a stinger. Talk aboiU yelling hats fled up in all duections, .aDd the white hope oi Winnipeg was beaten They came back again with a rush and got the ball into danger- pus proximity to the goal, Sumner clearing, but the inside left rushed him badly and a foul was given against them. .PEPPERED 'EM IN Lethbrldge went away with a will and just peppered the shots, the cus- todian playing a fine game, and halt an hour's hard work still found them forcing the game. There was no let- up, another.-goal-was needed and the chance came when Holberton getting down on his knee let go a shot which was in the corner of the net before the .goal-keeper saw it. Cries oi "Two on B'm Kid" rtfnt.the air and frop that. time Lethbridge did as they wished, and it was only occa- siontllv. that Sumner was called up- on. WJHetts played a star game on half, on occasions clearing the ball from the mouth ot the goal in the nick ot time. Full time arrived witli the score two to nil, and ring- :__ ;i" for the hnvs who were the lion's share o! the ser- ies. Lethbridge has now scored eight goals and only one 1ms Been netted" against them; They are -now in the finals and will play one of the Fort William, learns, the-winner ot tomorrow's game, on Saturday "at four p.m. Although worked to the limit, the hoys are feeling good and lull of confidence. Tonight's team lin- ed up as follows goal; Melville and Raisbcck, hacks Wil- letts, Why to and Brennan, halves i Bembridge, Thompson; Parker, llfrl- bertson, A. Raisbcck, [orwiir-l-i. IT TOOK LESS THAN 3 MINUTES New York, July Wells, heavyweight champion oi Eng- land, knocked out Tom -Kennedy- -of New York, -alter two minutes and forty-four seconds' fighting in the eighth round oJ their bout nere to- night. The knockout came as tion of the fastest fight that has been seen here since the days o! the Hor- ton law. The .deciding bloiv a right smash to the jaw which .sent Kennedy down, his head banging over the lower ropes. The referee, counted Kennedy out and his seconds carried him to his corner. Wells was hj ,far the quicker of the tiro throughout the fight and hu idea of direction vivas excellent. The Englishman forced 'the pace from the beginning and worked so hard that he was. visibly tired .before the fight was half' over Kennedy made a plucky fight. Wells, while he cut his man up .with a rain of hlows, was unable to get Kennedy under control until the the eighth round. Botlvmen turned pounds beiore entering the ring and both were in perfect condition. RACING MEET FORSAT'DAY AFTERNOON _flrere will bc.'n racing (o- mbirow atternoqn and ihoso promise a card ot exceptional inter- cat.: Kuiiugfj ot on his way- to jEdmonton .with a string and the horses. The following is :thc .program Class or Pace Tortoise Shell. Stanley Dillon.. Nellie Montana horses. Class of Pace Jiohhin D. Blackjack. Baby May. Dick Well's. wiehout hobbles. "Class Half Mile Heats Saddle horses. Entries to be an- nounced from stand. Class J Dash Open entries to be announced from stand. Get This Beautiful Cigarette Case As token of. appreciation