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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta f AGE Sflt HERALD SOMETHING DOING IN THE BASEBALL LD Players' Strike in Big Leagues is Threatened-Fraternity Backs Up Member Now: York, N.Y., July fiction, possibly a strike or walk-out of jbaseball players in the American j National leagues, is contemplated the Baseball Players', Fraternity, according to a statement of President -Kiiltz, in case the National commis- sion refuses to accede to the terms of an ultimatum sent it by the Fraternity In tho case of Plajer Kraft of tho Newark Internationals. Ban Johnson, president of the Am- league, has called a meeting; Shere tomorrow of all American league [club owners Mr. Johnson assarted fthis afternoon that if a strike order is 'obeyed by the players every American league'ball park will close Its gates, all players' salaries..will .be stopped arid the striking ball players will be punished for their action. Brooklyn drafted Clarence Kraft, then tried" to place him at New ark' in Class 'AA. Nashville, in Class him under Class A's priv- ilege of first choice on players draft- ed from it. awarded him to as it legally'was inound to do, but Kraft refused to go South and the Players' Fraternity has backed him up Ban Johnson has now suggested that Brooklyn-satisfy Nash- ville's claim in soine manner, and the outcome of the case probably will be a compromise by which all hands. In eluding the player, will be satisfied. Oddly .enough, neither, .Newark nor Is'ashville seems to need him, and Brooklyn itself, Jake Daubert on deck, could scarcely find use for him It seems, therefore, that the case has (been given a 'lot more ;prominence than the ability of th player warrants WESTCHESTER CUP AND TEAM WHICH TOOK IT BACK TO ENGLAND BEST Til FOR AMERICAN CUP RACE (I) Cup captured from England by America in 1909. and won -back by England this year; the cup was first competed for in 1S86. (2) Captain H. A Tontpkinson No 1 of the -English team. (3) No. 3 and Captain of the English team Captain F W Barrett (4) Back of the Enghsi team, Capt. Vivian Lockett No 2 of tbe team Captain I eshe Cheape Great In- ivan oce o o terest centred around the polo games recently when the American team was defeated. N. L. UNITED VERSUS TABER TOMORROW NIGHT ADAMS PARK North Lethbrtdge versus Taber to- morrow evening at Adams Park, North Lethbrirtge. The-park has been put into excellent shape, both teams are in the pink of condition, and from their past record the football will cer- tainly be of a hijh order. The Taber team, when they walked through the Overseas the other night Here, looked like the last word in foot- ability in this league, and they undoubtedly played their best game here to date. The Taber team is con- fident that they are going to wipe the earth with anything that opposes them In Lethbridge from 'now on. They will be given a chance to make good some high-flown assertions tomorrow night, when the TJnitedB get TO. JESTS DAV1SCUP PRELIMINARIES Seabright N J Tulv 18 -Mau lite K McLoughlm and Ihomas C Dundj the national champions m the doubles, deicatel Kail H Bebr and R Pell todnv in the fmais of Ihc Davis cup tournament on the turf courts of the feeabnght tennis and cricket cluo The score was it 10 75 7 'I, 7 o Mel oughlin at 1hc end had to jump to tht net and chec-k thi. attach ol Behr and Pell with spectacular smashing. McLOljGHLIN DRIVES 1MO NET Peli toed.the line for the opening service; and to the surprise of the enthusiasts, who expected McLough .lin to rake the opposite court with his sizzling drives, nothing of the sort The great champion drove returns into the net. McLoughlm came up for; the sec- ond service, and there was not trace of his old swift ball which had been the terror ,of, Wimbledon. Behr followed in the returns so ably as to lead the champion .at 3-0 on games. Belir's service was the best: .The ball failed to bounce high enough to suit either McLoughlin or Buridy, who made many nets and outs. McLOUGHLLV FORCES SMASHES By a. tremendous effort the cham- pions managed-to catch Behr and Pell at 5-all. leasrd Itehr into try- ing his smashes by lobs that tell at- tractively short of the net. To the end of the set it-was a .bitter -battle with fierce rallies. In the 20th game Behr and Pell were twice within a point of winning, ..when McLoughlin forced his smashes and'carried 'the set at 12-1IT. In the second set .Behr'-encroached on Pell's territory anil there were i frequent, mixups. After losing this set Kehr and. Pell settled do.wn .to better pairs reached club who play here on Saturday, i'lie stage ot two sets all, the crowd July 25th at-'6.30 p. m., has .with, was feverish with excitement. Beht a-s a feature attraction, Miss was playing well and-his volleying Maud Nelson, the champion lady was constantly scorching straight of Ihc world. This little lady i-down the center ot the opposing has been pitching ball for a number, j court. of and if Jco "Smoky" or McLoughlin and Bundy got a lead Christy Mnthewson draws a salary! of 1-2 on games in the fifth set, when lor as many years as this little girl, Behr and Pell threatened to sweep has, they will have quite a bank j the oft their feel. liehr's roll. But she is just as good today I drives had McLoughlin on the defen- as 6 rears ago. Everybody has heard I sive and when the score fell level at -all, McLoughlin lifted his game and to them. This game should be a crackerjack. The fol'io'wing team will represent Nortb Lethbridge: Dunlop; Frier and Ness: Bryce, Wblte and Holberton; Beverldge, A. Ten- Tenhant, Albert Gurr and H. Linnins. and Bell. HERE NEXT SATURDAY QUESTIONABLE DECISION Pittsburg, July 18V- Manager Fred Clarke of the. Pittsburg National lea- ue club announced today that he tad protested record- breaking 21 inning game with New ork w hich resulted in a v ictory for the 0-iants The protest he said, had been f orwarded t to President J. K. Tener of the league. Clarke bases his protest on the ac- The. All-American- Girls' .Baseball; 'teamwork. When or seen Maud Nelson. The Admission will 'children 25 cents. bo 50 cents; OVATION FOR CARPENTIER Great Public Demonstration at the French Capital 1 Farls, July return to Paris today of Georges Carpentler, the French pugilist who gained the de- cision over "Ounboat" Smith in Lon- don on Thursday night, took the form a great public demonstration. An Immense crowd of the admirers greeted him at tho depot, and he was carried through tho boule- vards shoulder high. Speeches were made and Carpentlftr was obliged to with hundred! before ho allowed to go homo. smashed out the victory. WEEKS bEFEATS F. BARRIEAU Gets D.sciaion After Twenty Rounds of Fait Milling at Nelson Nelson, B.C., July Weeks was given thei decision over Frank Barrleau after 'twenty founds of fast milling here on Fridny night. Bar- rleau piled up.a lead.In tho- first'fif- teen rounds, but was unable to with- stand the fierce rally of the Canadian middleweight champion In the closing otinds. Fenchy Valse had (he belter o! Charley Lucca In out of twen- ty rounds in their bout on Wednesday night, Stub Hooker of Spokane re. fcrccd both houll. tion of Unpirc JBvron ftagner 6ut in the declarec inning when the ictcran crossed the home phte Wagner began the in- ning making a When Vipx singled to third base There he collided ihird Base nian Stock, of New York. In some manner, Wagner declares :in his state- ment, the ball fell from Stock's lhands and lodged in his (Wagner's) uniform. Wagner started for home while the visiting players sought the ball. The ball fell from Wagner's uniform .when he made a few steps from the-base After Wagner crossed the plate Man- ager J. J. McGraw of New York- protested to Umpire Byron, who .-then called Wagiier out for interference. Viox, who had gone to -third, was sent back to second base.. Clarke de- clares there is no league rule giving the umpire authority to call Wagner out. Ncuporl, H. I July 18-Tho fog which has hung ovei ibis coast for several, (lavs having lifted, the cup defenders-sailed their tightest race today, Hie winriins. but onU seconds over the Vanitie and than two minutes over the In exact figures the Resolute de- feated tho Vanitie by 53 seconds in corrected time, while acht outsailed the the ilag Cochran officer's boat bv 46 seconds in elapsed time. The Resolute defeated the Defiance bv 2 minutes 57 seconds in elapsed time and 1 minute and sec- onds corrected time. The course was a short one of sev- _n miles to Point Judith whistling huov and return, with a repeat, and in great part it wis a straight wind- ward and leeward affair. The Reso- lute led the entire distance, but she outsailed oil three of the four legs the and Defiance, inning solel) on better work at the tart. All three yachts will go at once to their shipyards for overhauling and meet again on July 31 on the first run ;of the New York Yacht club cruise. _-. London, .July 18. In tho Daily Telegraph squadded competition open to all comers, in the service riflV championship aggregate and the all- comers and grand aggregates, Cana- dian contestants made the following scores with seven shots at GOO yards. Li. Brooks, Okanagan Landing, li. C., 33; Col. Brown, Toronto, 33; Sergt. Bullock, Toronto, 32 Sergt. McCoy, Hamilton, 30 Sergt. La- man, Halifax, 29 Sergt. Craham, Toronto, 27 Q. M. S. Mclnnes, Kcl- monton, 33 Sei'gt. Russell, Ottawa, 32 Col. Sergt. Stoddart, Hamilton, 35 Sergt. Martin, Calgary, 34 Piper McLeod, 31; Or. Noble, Montreal, 29 Pte. Hiddcll, Toronto, 30 Sergt. McKic, 25; Lt. McLean, Hopewell, K. 31; Cor. Bea, Montreal, 32; ,P-w. Hnndry, Dundas, 30 Jlajur King, Bowmanville, 21; Lieut. Tor-! onto, 31 Lieut. Morrison, 27 Cadet Harris, Kingston, 31 Sergeant Armstrong, Halifax, 30 Lieut. Bennett, Halifax, 32 Pte. Emslie, Toronto, 32 Pte. Falconer, Alma, N. B., 31 Staff Scrgt. Haw- kins, Toronto, 32. Sergt. Martin of Calgary, has made the hcst aggregate yet among the Canadian contingent in the stock ex- change competition, open to all Bri- tish subjects, with seven shots at each of 200, 600 and 000 yards, his score being 102. Scores of other Canadian contestants are Emslie, 97 Falconer, 33 Arm- strong, 97 99 Brooks, 98; Bullock, llendry, 92 King, 91 Mclnnis, 99 McKie, 92 McLean, 95 McLeod, 97 Martin, 102 Noble 95 Riddell, 96 Kussell, 100 Stod- NATIONAL New York 0, Pittsburg 3. New York 6, Pittshurg 5. Boston li, Cincinnati 3. Brooklyn 2, Chicago i. Philadelphia 5, St. Louis 8. SL'.XDAY GRMKS St. Louis 5, Philadelphia 4. Boston 3, Cincinnati 2. Brooklyn .'i, Chicago 7. (Only National AMERICAN St. Louis 2, Xew York 5. Detroit 4, Hosttm 2. Chicago J, Philadelphia 1. Chicago 1, Philadelphia 5. Cleveland 3, Washington 3. NEW LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION WORLD WELLS AND CARPENTIER AFE MATCHED AGAIN London, July of Dick Burge, Carpentier and Bom- bardier Wells have, arranged for a fight between Carpentier and Wells in London for. the white heavyweight championship of. the world, under Burge's management. The details will he settled during the week. WALCOTT BARRED FROM N.Y. RING Commission Refused 42-Y.sar-Old Negro Privilege of Sparring- Fight Goisip New York, N.Y., July Wai- cott of Boston, the Barbadoes negro, who was for years the recognized -wel- terweight champion pugilist, was to have taken part in a bout here to- night, but tho New York state athletic commission would not allo'w him to enter the ring, on the ground that he had passed the age when, In the op- inion of the commission, it would he safe to permit ,liim to risk another fistic .battle. Walcott is more than 42 year old. SEATTLE YACHT WINS Seattle, Wash., July cup presented to the Seattle Yacht club by Sir Thomas Lipton as a trophy for international yacht races in the Pa- cific northwest, was won by the Un- ited States today, when the yacht Sir Tom of the Seattle Yacht club cross- ed the finish lino In tho second 12- mlle race one1 mlnuio and M seconds ahead of the Canadian yas'it Turonga of the Itoj-al Vancouver YacCimlufc. Freddie Welsh, the title at London, defeating Willie Ritchie in a 20-rbund bout, was born it Pontypridd, on March 5tb, 18SS. lie baa been fighting s'.nce 1805 and is accounted one of the cleverest boxers that ever stepped into the ring. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall, and weighed in for the Ritchie bout shade iihder the lightweight limit. McFARLAND CHALLENGES WELSH Chicago Boy Willing to Make Pounds to Meet Briton 136 PacKey McFarland has" issued his expected challenge to Freddie Welsh of EJngland to meet him.for'the.light- weight crown. Packey. said he had re- turnod to tho game for the sole pur- pose.of meeting and said, he was willing to fight in ;England or any- where else. Packey offered to make the same weight Ritchie and .AVelsIi made for the Loudoh 135 pounds, McFnrlaml holds one: decision over Welsh, 'while the pair went twice to a draw. DELAY SMITH-GARPENTIER GO Champion Has Engagements Theatrical 'London, July purso hag been promised for a return match between Carpentier and This contest, however, is not likely to be brought off until the close of the year, as Car pentler has'to meet Wells, and then, fulfil music hall engagements in France. The press controversy continues to rage around two the question of a fonl blow, and whethei merely simulated a dazed condition as a result of it; secondly, 'whether Smith was actually knocked out in the fourth round, it being al- leged by some-that 'he was down for fourteen seconds, Sporting 'Life understands that a match has been arranged between Cnrpentier and "Young1.1 Alioarn ol Brooklyn, for Aiiguat 17, at Stamford .liridce...... FEDERAL Brooklyn 7, Pittsburg 1. Brooklyn 5, Pittsburg 4. Baltimore 8, Buffalo 9. Baltimore 15, Buffalo 2. Indianapolis 5, St. Louis 4. Chicago 5, Kansas City 1. SUNDAY ORMES Indianapolis 3, St. Louis 0. Chicago 8, Kansas City 7. (Only Federal MONDAY, JULY 20, 1914 HEAVY GALE London, .Inly 20-Thrce of the 2 Sergt. Bullock, Toron- to, 32 Pie. Emslie, Toronto, 34 Pte. Falconer, Alma', N. B., 28 Sergt. Graham, Toronto, 32 Cadet Harris, Kingston, 32 Staff Sergt. Hawkins, Toronto, 32 Pte. Hendry, Dundas, 33 Major King, Bowman- ville, 31 Staff Sergt. Lanian, Hali- fax, 32 Pte. Lowry, Ouelph, 29 Sergt. Martin, Calgary, 31 Liout. Morrison, Toronto, 30 Sergt. Mc- Co.Vj Hamilton, 3L Quartermaster Sergt. Mclnnes, Edmonton, 33 Sergt. .McKie, Giielph, 31 Lieut. Mc- Lean, Hopewell, N. S.t 29 Piper McLeod, Toronto, 31 Liout. Neale, Toronto, 31 Lieut. Neale, Toronto, 31 Gunner Noble, Montreal, 35 AM. ASSOCIATION Cleveland 2, Milwaukee 1. Cleveland 9, Milwaukee 2. Kansas City 9, Indianapolis 1. Kansas City 0, Indianapolis 8. Louisville 4, Minneapolis 3. Louisville 2, Minneapolis 1. St. Paul 8, Columbus St. Paul 7, Columbus 5. WESTERN CANADA PLAYED ROTTEN" BASEBALL Medicine Hat, July 18.-The Eski- mos and Mad Hatters played two rotten games and President Fleming plastered fine on each manager for allowing the teams to make burlesque of the game. The Hatters lost both, hut the i kimos did not play well enough ti MACLEOD H.B. STORE NINE RAKED IN THE DOUGH Trimmed Combined Teams at Pearce for Cash Prize Two Garnet Macleod, Alta., July Hud- son Bay hall team journeyed to Pearce on Wednesday afternoon to meet the combined teams of Pearce and Orton a double-header, on. which were hanging two cash prizes of each. In the first game the "Bay" made no mistake in raking in the winning easily by the score 10-5, but the second encounter was a little harder to manipulate. However, the "Bay" nevertheless succeeded In gath- ering in the spoils by getting the longer end of a 13-11 score- The team made up of the following play- ers: Joe Marks, p.; Jack McLaren, Charlie Briggs, 1st b.; Ray Baker, 2nd b.; C. Clarke, 3rd b.; "Scoop" Hunt, s.s.; B. W. Stewart, r.f.; J. Kelly, W. Ferguson, l.f. PORTLAND Coast IN FIRST PLACE win. Hewitt, the Cxanbrook af- ter winning -r.ight, when the team was behind bases full and pulled out a victory In the afternoon. Edmonton 11 14 1 Medicine Hat 'J 'J 5 Chapman, Clayton, Hewitt aurl Le- mioux Buckles and Bliss and Barth. Edmonton 13 29 3 Medicine Hat 7 I1 0 Crum and Lemieux Martin and Bliss. SPLIT DOUBLE-HEADER Moose Jaw, July Harrah and Beer had a great battle in the first game, and a big crowd was delight- ed to see the home boys win out 5 to 3. The second game was taken easily by the Quakers. Moose Jaw 571 Saskatoon 393 Harrah and Walls' Beer and Wal- ters. Moose Jaw 101 Saskatoon 10 11 1 Peel. W'hisman and YV'ally Russell and Walters. REOINTA COMES UP Retina, July By winning eight Club Wins Fourth Straight From Los Angeles Portland, Ore., July 6000 people, Portland went into first place today 'by defeating Los An- geles tbe fourth consecutive game, 6 to 1. Larry Pape, formerly of Buf- falo, pitched Ms first game the' year in Portland. Hughes was easy for the Beavers, -who netted ten hits, seven for extra bases.. Third Base-, man of Los Angeles completed his fourth consecutive day without a fielding chance, putout, assist or er- OUIMET -DEFENDS TITLE Newtown, Mass., July QninieK national open golf champion, was successful today In, defence of his title of Massachusetts amateur champion, defeating Raymond A. Gor- don, of Braeburn, 5 and 4, In the :33- hole final match of the tournament at Braeburn Country club. Pte. Riddell, Toronto, 30; Sergt. Russell, Ottawa, Col. Scrgt. Stoddart, Hamilton, 35. TRIGGER AND TRAP Scores at the Gun Club Saturday evening were as follows A. B. Stafford H. Pilling 75 O. r.luir....................... 50 K. Oliver 75 K. A. Sticklcy 50 T. Evsns 50 K, Sehl Shot at Broke 68 68 41 53 40 31 IS 25 nning e week, of nine games played last ing two from Calgary on Saturday, the Red Sox move up into second place. Calgary 0. 8 2 7112 Frink ami Weinholz Bottom and Ketzel. Calgary 3 37 Regina H 10 2 Loomis and Weinholz Berger and Harris. SCHOOL BOY PITCHER TO ST. LOUIS FEDS Tusla, Okla., July Young, a local high school boy, signed a con- tract today with the St. Louis Federal league club. Young has been regard- ed as one of tbe best amateur pitch- ers in the state. NATIONAL CANADIAN CANOE'. SAILOR FAILED AGAIN IN AN ATTEMPT TO WJN TROPHY New York, N.Y., July the second time in two years Canada to- day failed to secure the trophy em- blematic of the International sailing canoo title. Leo Freide, of the .Man- hattan boat club of this city, defended :he cup, -twice defeating the cliallen- ger, Ralph Brltton of the Oananoque, Ont., Canoe and Motor Boat club, I Kansas City Brltton was the challenger last year New York Chicago St. Louis Cincinnati Philadelphia Brooklyn Pittsburg Boston 46 32 45 37 44 40 39 42 37 40 35 40 .468 35 42 '.455 35 43 .590 .548 .523 .481 .'489 AMERICAN Philadelphia 48 32 38 Detroit Washington Boston Chicago St. Louis York Cleveland 44 45 43 42 32 28 .600 .553 .535 .531 .518 .512 .405 .344 FEDERAL FEDERAL Chicago Indianapolis Baltimore Brooklyn.......... Buffalo and Frcide the defender. The racing on Gravesend Bay today was a run, a reach and a beat for five miles in each race, 'morning and after- noon. The wind was fairly steady, about ten miles an hour from tho novtb west. In the morning's''- race Prcide's five minutes. In Llio afternoon he covered the course in the elapsed time of 2 nours 4 minutes and 46 finishing nearly sev- en .Brit- ton. Two out of three races were to decide the winner. St. Louis...... Pittsburg SATURDAY .LACROSSE RESULTS Nationals 17, Irish Canadians The feature of the above shoot was a possible score by 11. Pilling in the 9. New Westminster 14, Vic- torla 2. Torohtos 6, Tecumsohs 3. 47 33 .591 44 34 .563 44 .37 .543 41 35 .537 39 39 46 47 37 35 31 .500 .447. .425 .338 PACIFIC COAST Portland...... 53 43 .553 Los Angeles................ 48 39 .5-18 .Venice 55 49 .528 San Francisco 58 52 .518 Sacramento................ 49 58 .468 Oakland............ 41 C3 ..194 Milwaukee .547 Cleveland 48 42 .533 Louisville................... -523 Kansas City 48 45 'Indianapolis ''8 45 Minneapolis 45 44 Columbus................... 44 35 St. Paul 32 36 .517 .517 .505 ;444 .35-4 NORTHWESTERN Vancouver .62 86 ..631' .61, 37. Spokane 36'.61S Victoria..................." R8" Portland ;