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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 21, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Trigger Ahdlraps OTHER W. C. L. GAMES The Gun Club held its twelfth regular shoot last night. The conditions were perfect ex- 'cept for the light, which was very de- ceiving, owing to the heavy smoke that rested Over the city from the "fires in the Pass. J. C. Livingstone carried off the -honors of the evening, the gold but- ton and gold spoon, also the Dupont "trophy, which was an extra event -last night, scores were as follows -for 25 to an event Pullman, E: M. g Murray, Jack ..JZZZZ" 10 Withers, H. P 10 Agnew, F. R. 18 Stafford, J. w Z...Z Johnson K. C 20 21 iLivingsione, Robt 17 -Shover, W. S iRobson, D 22 'Crabb, R. ZZZZZZZZ 6 .Sick, .Frits, }r g :Macbeth, H. 16 A. B .Z ".Z..... 15 rSick, Emil 8, H. Coons, P THE MEDICINE HAT FRANCHISE NOW BELONGS TO SASKATOONl Winnipeg Will Play There Next Monday- They are Strong For Baseball 22 Calgary, July meeting of the "Western Canada Baseball League was held here at the call of President Kckstorm. Present: President C. J. Ecfcstorm. in che chair; Krueger, representing Winnipeg; Smith representing Re- gina; Goodrfdge, Edmonton; Cou- sins, Medicine Hat: 'Leth- .bjidge; Middleton, Calgary. At the request of President Eck- atorm, Mr. Middleton .acted as secre- for the WaStIlett SORE ON PRESIDENT WILLIAM COUSINS -Medicine Hat, July a fast jgame tonight .the Robin Hoods Scor- I ed another victory over the -friendless Hatters before a ibare teams participating in chase additional: shares if any Ink- passed: post -season's series shall not be" al- 3 pUy any players who were not under contract, and who were not feet policy of President Cousins iirowing up the franchise. Not seconded I a shareholder has Ibeen seen today but had eceived that the club running behind, tout even 'the directors have kept in tie dark prior to August 15th, 1910, the mean- -garding the no state- KDhe second event was a handicap i-event .for a solid silver watch v fob 'donated .by -the Dupont Powder Co. through :lttr. J2. White, .of Ottawa. 'The following is the score with the ;Withers, H. P..... sAgnew, F. R........, 'Stafford, J. W....... -Livingstone, J. C. Robt. K. D...... Stafford, Asquith, L. L......., Robson, D............. Crabb, .Pilling, H.............. tajy of tihe meeting. On motion of Hatch, seconded -by Mr. Middle- ton, the minutes of previous meeting were dispensed wibh. by Mr. Hatch, seconded .by Mr. Goldridge that the action of Pres- ident EckstQrm in taking over- the T Medicine Hat franchise toy the Handicap Score. {League ,be approved :bj. the 4 2 1 2 2 7 1 5 1 9 19 17 23 18 23 is 17 22 14 17 Carried. President Eckstorm reported having had negotiations with Saskatoon in regard to the Medicine Hat and the following offer from J. W. By ers in regard to this franchise was presented: "Will take over the Medicine Hat team and franchise out- ing of this resolution .being to pro- in the season. ment having (been issued since early Skeels Pitched a Good Game Umpiring Not Satisfactory Lynch and O'Hayer in Trouble of new play- Medicine Hat Moose Jaw toibit any Introduction ers in such series. Tihe meeting adjourned at 2 p.m. to await answer from Saskatoon and j and Bliss prepare schedule and at 12 p.m. it was not July toon has definitely decided to take over the Medicine Hat franchise im- mediately. Winnipeg will play in 000 6 2 -.001 101 10 1 Batteries: Dunn and Page; Brown Umpire: Huston, :LOST HIS GAME AT EDMONTON Edmonton, July pitch- ed a great game tonight against Saskatoon next .Monday on their way Brandon, 'beating the Angels four to from Edmonton. one. Heinrich -by a wild throw to Lethbridaejs scheduled to play j-firts base in the fourth inning allowed itfle Eskimos their first in there Aug. 8, 9 and 10. Easily Raised the Necessary -Johnson and Livingstone tied and %i the sitcJpt off Livingstone won out Vith one bird" to the good. Oh Monday night .at 6.3ff p.m. the eoffipetition for the Hunter Arms trophy wiii fee started. This is also a handicap and calls for the iest score made ift three .events of fifty birds, thirty singles and ten pair. In shooting at the singles the shooter will be allowed two shells for each single. This'trophy is one of the finesi rer offered here for competition, an :these will be no entrance, but a target will he charged, th 'money going to the club. The officer rare sure that there will be a largi -turnout AS the trophy is worth al and .expense. The handi cap committee have arranged all th so as to give every mem- ber an-opportunity to .win. property of Saskatoon and of a message here this afternoon from send representatives to -Calgary meet- ing Wednesday if this proposition is acceptable. We to assume all lia- bilities from date of .taking over -the team, tout no debts of the Hat Re- ply must here (before noon Tuesday." After considerable discussion it was moved by Mr. ,Middleton, seconded by 3fo -Smith, that the.. Medicine Hat' franchise 'be turned over to Saska- the Western 'Canada League meet- ing at Calgary, stipulating upon -what terms the Medicine Hat franchise would be handed over to Saskatoon a meeting of local fans was held and an acceptance of the terms was at once wired to Calgary. Local sports have already formed a joint stock company to handle the proposition and it is expected that, at a meet tonight at Calgary it will de [the sixth -be. walked two, the third hit iby the ball and then. with j-bases full, Heinrich walked another lorfiifig rift a rim. Hickey then singled, scoring two mor'4. By ......010 7 2 Kdmonton 1 Batteries: .Heinrich and Cooper; Hickey and Spencer. TTmipre; Wheeler. The'-Bonepilers concluded their ser- ies at the local ball park last night and got away with a tie game. The game only went six innings with the score board registering three apiece Skeels, who opposed Pieh on the mound, had somewhat the best of the pitching honors, but he was greatly aided by the umpire, while his offi- cial nobs was a considerable obstacle to the local artist's progress. Skeels HTed up to his reputation as a strike- i out pitcher. twelve men' in the six innings of play and allow- ed but four hits, -two of them coming' in the first innings. In the first three- rounds eight local scouts went down before his deadly fire on strikes. He allowed three passes. Pieh struck out three of his opponents and gave a couple of walks and was touched for six hits. The Miners got two of their in the first, Olson fanned. Head sing- led over second and Chick did like- wise to right, advancing Head to third. Mclntosh threw high over Pashback's head in an attempt to get struck at -the ball in his usual way which is not out of the ordinary. According to the rules of the game the batter is out for interfering with the catcher, and base-runners are sent back from where they started at the time of the illegal work. Assum- ing that Oriet did foul the catcher, he should have been out, but thai rule was not earned out in .this in- stance. There was something wrong O'.Hayer kicked and it .cost him Sn. EXPECT GOOD LUCK in your fishing or shooting, you have the right tackle, tho guns and ammunition. They'll a" right Jf you get them here. SO WILL THE WALL TENT and camp outfit we supply u there's anything fbr.ipbrt we haven't got come and tell ua what It Ji. The Sporting Goods Goi PHONE 1032 412 ROUND MISFORTUNES OF THE CLEVELAND CLUB Most of the "Naps" Believed to Havft Outlived Their Major League for Voting Blood Cleveland, good old wagon, done .Hbw.often -the "ex- pression, and how-often 'the proof bf. he pudding is JamW J effries provided it from a -pugilistic tandpoint on July 4th and- the are exemplifying It In .baseball, 't-Jeff ras a fine vehicle in hVday, est to ibe -found, anywhere H ears of inertness" worked: his. and Manager Lynch tried -1 _ line on where he :CO LOCAL 'NOTES Don't forget that to-night is the league 'match between the Y.M.C.A. :and the Britts. Game called at 6.45 :p.m. sharp. 'Referee, A. J. Jones. Exhibition lacrosse match to-night 'on the square, Taber vs. Lethbridge. -called :at '6.30 p.m. BASEBALL SCORES S toon in the same terms as other cided to hand tile Ha team to SaskatSaii atid i: possible the newly acquired -prdperti- wili be -brought home. to f the world, the man who will prove o be the ibest available opponent for ack Johnson at the end of tihe year, {by Association. 2nd heat 0 0 2 2 2 4 2 At Pittsburg___ 2 7 Boston __ 3 g At i Cincinnati Cincinnati g 13 New York............ 5 13 At Brooklyn.............. 0 7 Chicago.............. 1 At St. St. Louis.............. 2 7 t, Philadelphia............11 11 EASTERN At Toronto 6 9 3 Jersey City............ 5 7" j Second Toronto.............. 7 g> 33 Jersey City............ 1 8 3 At Montreal 5 10 o Newark.............. 0 3 l At He-Chester 7 9 Baltimore............ 1 2 At Buffalo- Buffalo ...'...........16 22 Providence............ 0 4 AMERICAN At New York- New York 2 8 St. Louig...... 1 12 At Washington............ 8 9 Cleveland............ 4 9 At Philadelphia- Philadelphia 2 7 Chicago.............. 0 6 At Boston 2 9 Detroit 3 14 ASSOCIATION s Con O'Kelly, the Irish wrestler, who s now in this country. 'Ryan show- d Jim Jeffries the boxing that Jeff orgot all about on July 4_, and Ryan s at_present teaching O'Kelly how to ox. .The Irish giant is only 22 years of age, and stands six feet six inches in 'heigiht. H-is Is In propor- tion to his height, and he is ambitious to 'become tfiie heavy weight cham- pion of the- According to Ryan, the Celt is a very apt pupil and has speed -for a big man; When R'ysn is satisfied 'that O'Kelly has progress-e'd'igufficiently in the .box- ing liffie, he intends to send him against some ffrst-cfess' heavyweight. Among tihe wrestlers who fcad am- bitions itio1 staar as5 possible heavy- weight loosing- champions. Frank Gotch, Div Bfeff Rbller antf 'Hacken scfimiilt, may ib> mentioned! Tommy Ryan1 may possibly be (boosting for ad- vertising b'uf claims to -be Incere to his- belief that the 235- Creek, July pro- gramme of the races to be held here next week has -been revised as fol- lows mile dash. 570, ?50: open trot or pace, ?60, ?40; 2 year old (o entered) 1-2 mile, ?100 added open trot: CALGASY KEEPS 6M WINNING Calgary, July The last of the" series was -taken -by Calgary tonight from "Winnipeg iby a score, of 5 to 1. Calgary had the foeat of the game all through with the 'box. pitched good ball fof the visi- tors, fanning .six and only walking two. 'Calgary bunched -hits in the eighth and -won the game- Calgary 200 ,000 5 11 3 i Winnipeg 000 010 7 Chick taking seco-nd, the ball going to j getting off the outfield, allowed Head and Chick to score. The visitors were kept under until the fourth. Guraey -walked arid Don- ovan singled to centre. Letcher drib- bled to Pieh'and could easily have been .retired but the ball was thrown Were but to his man. and active, in the peridii; of' hficofl, the dofle ferfike down." The Athletics, New York HigHlanderi; and' Boston Red Sox are Batteries: Manning- and Miller and 'Edmunds. Umpire: Ferguson. Stanley; LHAGUE STANDING special race for "D" squadron 23rd Al- berta Rangers, mile -dash and ?50: Indian race. race (local) 1-2 mile, Pincher Creek denby, 3-4 mile 5 entered) ?125 added by Association; .boys' pony race 14.2 and under, half mile, fio, iboys under 14 years. Special race for ,'D" squad- ron; polo pony (reg.) 14.2 ,and under, 3-8 mile, 160 Ibs. and up, ?20; 5 mile Marathon amateur race to be run on track for gold1 and silver med- als; 3-4 mile dash, saddle race (175 Ibs. and up) 1-2 mile, ?20; Indian race. Calgary 9 iMmonton 7 Lethbridge 6 ra'nddn........... .4 ledicine Hat 2 egina 2 loose Jaw 2 Winnipeg 2 won Lost P.C. 1.000 .777 .750 ".444 .250 .250 .250 vuc miners manager for which he was ordered off the grounds and al- lowed just one minute to do it. ".The stand and. bleacher occupants imme- diately vented their fury upon Um- Longenecker, and vowed ven- swore to have his scalp, e is no manager in the league who Jets an umpire get away with raw stuff without raising a roar any more than Joe Lynch. Had he not protested last evening he would have himself as an easy it was only at the instigation of his badly abused players. Ther division.of the prize ring, all- life ambition, ginger, pepper-the real BO to speak. The ..Naps Are Like Jeffries ;-r Age is beginning ;to count, in fact.. it told as early as 1909, but -with' Jim iMcGuire at the helm and the in- jection of new material it "was figured that'the -locals-might keep well up in the race.' The .hot July are' beginning, to: tell' 'oh the old-timers and the Naps are los- ing ground slowly, 'but It looks as if the time for Me- G-uire to act has arrived. Ke -must- Lynch tried to explain it to Longe- necker. MOOSE JAW HERE Moose Jaw is scheduled to open up a three-game series here tonight. The way Moose Jaw 3ias been winning lately should ensure some good ba-seball. WANTS PITCHER HICKS. pounder- from1 Ireland' tfie yontb, height; weight, and game- ness1' that' Siasr among the ther whVhave aspired for eavyweight pugilistic h'onors-: ROKE: RECORD. New July W. Sheppard, of the Irish-Americaff Ath- letic- chibV broke a' world's'.- record, which 'h'afe.- stood' for" 30 when he ranui.OOO at'Celtic-park" last Saturday. He made' the distance in :ffom the mark -established 'toy, L'ou'M-uefs? SHERIFF TO STOP A BIG PRIZE FIGHT, The Neison Wolgast Battle Figured on Fop 'Labor Day Near ;New Orleans. New Orleans, July Mar- rerro of Jefferson parish, Louisiana, where nearly all prize fights in Louis- iana have been fought, issued an or- der prohibiting the Nelson-Wolgast 1'ight which was being figured on by local promoters for Labor Day. They were notified in positive terms that any attempt to pull off toe fight would result in the arrest of all parties implicated. -Sheriff Marrer- ro issued the order because it was "eared that a renewal of prize fight- ng In Louisiana would Injure the chances of 'New Orleans for the Pan- ama exposition. Jefferson parish is Apposite New Orleans. The Detroit Club's Offer to the Har- vard Southpaw Pitcher. New York, July his scurry for pitchers to bolster up the Tigers Manager Jennings, of lie Detroit Club, has offered Trafford Hicks, the ,southpaw of Harvard University, a salary of for .the balance of the season to pitch for the Bengals. low to first and he went safe, while Gurney scored. Coilin got out and Hoffman walked. With the bases full Mclntosh hit to Pieh and Donovan was forced at the plate. Dashback retired the side. Pieh was lucky to get out of that hole as well as he did. They scored another 'in the fifth and in the sixth pulled into the lead by one. We came right back and tied the score in our half and then the game was called on account of dark- ness, BAD UMPIRE Umpire Longenecker is getting him- self in. bad here. It is doubtful if the highly incensed Edmonton fans are more sore on that official than those of Lethbridge.. His decisions Olson ]__ strikes' called on him. "repeatedly example of Connie-Mack, which were extremely doubtful. The stamnSs and the.- Boston same with Zimmerman., pieh had Kids are needed. It makes to -groove -the plate to get strikes difference if called, while the corners and along league at the start." Keep them on the payroll, and do away .with a lot xtf -the dead -timber that has been carried for several years. The youngsters surely "can't do any worse than the old The latter lose with- a ..persistency, Disgusting to Fandom '.'.-'''_ j If more kids were in the game the jfans would turn out In larger num- E ibers to the games' at League Park and the chances are they would be the edge were sufficiently over to have them called strikes for Skeels. This was particularly noticeable 'in the forepart of the game. O'Hayer emphasized his protest against strikes being called on him by throwing his bat against the stand when called out, for which he was fined ten. Reglna AB Monday night were very much ques- tioned, Tuesday night they arouset storms of protest from everybody and his rulings last night brough layers and spectators alike to their eet in anger because of the decided Gurney, 3d ib ..2 2 Donovan, r f Letcher, c f Collins, f Hoffman, 2d