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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 21, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGi 6AILY TUESDAY, JULY 21, 1914 Five Men From Here Were at Calgary Ranges and Three of Them Qualified for Ottawa Cue and a Superior Con- tingent Captured VMker Trophy LETHBRIDGE RIFLE CLUB AIMS TO STIMULATE INTEREST IN RANGE SHOOTING HERE AND SEEKS NEW MEMBERS-YOU-JOIN IT NOW Notw ithstandini; the fact that two oi the Lethbridge Rillc Clui's strong- est and most consistent shots, N. T. Macleod and K. II. Davidson ivere unable to attend the Alberta Rifle is.no snap for a young rifleman to Association meet at Calgary, of tils rue that did attend, three qualified lor, places on the team of 10 that is sent to Ottawa by the Provincial Government each year. Two of these, K. O Hutchison and D. 1. Gue will jo but E P Pittaid.will.be. unable lo, obtain leave at this time, sn di.l not enter for the team to Ottawa, BIG PRIZE In Addition to securing places on 1hc Ottawa team, j team of four men .from -Lethbridge brought 1 oiiie St. recorded during the A. R. A. meet. Gue shot with commendable con- sistency during tiiq meet and should j b be heard-from at, Ottawa, although' Boston 1, Pittsburg 0. Now York Cincinnati 0. Philadelphia 1, Chicago 8. Brooklyn 0, St. Louis 7. St. 3, New York 1. St. l.ouis.C, New. York 2. Datroit 2, Boston '3. Chicago 0, Philadelphia 1. Cleveland 2, Washington 1 AM. ASSOCIATION Milwaukee 2, Cleveland 5. Kansas Ofty 3, Indianapolis 3. Minneapolis 5, Louisville 6. St. Paul e, Columbus 7. go up against about 500 of the pickcn shots in the Dominion. Mr. Collins owes his splendid per- formance at Calgary to his faithful practice over the local range, and if he continues to .practice and study the. game, he will be heard from in the .near future. LOOKING .AHEAD, HERE Without' doubt; the Rifle club will to the. "organization ot a company of rifles in Lethbridge and incidentally the erection of a drill hall and the other buildings con- regiment of Calgary, who consistent -.with the. y .made a'world record Lethbridge, .which will 1GD members. EVERYBODY CAN 'JOIN In view of -the fact that the sport the Walker Challenge Trojhy .valued: nested with the upkeep, ot the same at shooting m competition j To attain' this end, .however, it will ith about 100 of the best rifle shots be necessary to increase the mernbir- m including j team .from the ship of the present club a number .103rd niight he..mentioned here that this is a iignal victon m view of, the ;fact that the ammunition used was .alto- gether different from practiced the Lethbridge. boys while the Calgary team had used it before. IN UI5IELIGHT The; Letbbridge team also made second place in the team .shoot for the Cross Challenge Trophy in the Brewen match. This showing under the above: conditions" certainly reflects, credit oh the Leth- hndge contingent In the last men- FEDERAL Louis 5, Chicago 2 Louis 2, Chuago 1. Only games today INTERNATIONAL Toronto 5, Montreal li. Rochester 6, Buffalo Jersey Citv 1, Baltimore 5. Jersev Citv 1 Baltimore 2. Newark 2, Providence 7 NORTHWESTERN Vancouver 2, Spokane 1. 0. Tacouiii 3, Seattle 2. WESTERN CANADA ELEVEN" IXXINGS President Gilmore Said to be Seeking Chance to Get Out From Under New York, N. -Y., Julv of the best 'posted men in baseball, lig- uretf it up the other day that t-hc Federal League clubs, collectively, are losing a clay, or about- I a month. This is taken to mean that by the time the present I disastrous season ends in Oc-tober more than will have been earned up in the of players and meeting the other ex- penses usually incurred by big lea- gue ball clubs. The coin sunk in put- ting up new parks is not included iii this verv careful estimate. Now what Has been accomplished by Prexy.Gilmore and the gulliblo persons who listened to his stories ol prospective wealth last winter? A whole lot of money has licen lost, swelled attendance figures haven't paid bills, ball players in all the leagues have become unruly and the fans are wiser than ever. Has baseball been improved Has tli3 Players' Fraternity helped the sport? Have; the Federal magnates Regina, July Millers took convinced the public of the alleged the first of the series in eleven i iiuqmU ol Ball population 01 nmgb Before the largest of thej j'y answer those queries m tbc mean about season both teams played .great: negative and add that as time passes ball. The Millers put two over .in organized Bali becomes stronger and Viallyjmore popular, in view of the thrill- ed by ing pennant races in both of the ma- is fascinating, .and inexpensive, I Day's single. I jor leagues. the eleventh cci a triple, by with V.Tiisman on, followed this should not prove difficult as it Moose Jaw is within the. range of even- working man. Rifles and ammunition are sup- plied by the government and. an an- nual grant in proportion to the mem- bership is also received from the Regina -Kurfess and Wally Ryan aud Net- zel- 3j closeness of the struggle in the Federal circuit isn't attracting' SHUT OUT QUAKERS same source. The best organization) Saskatoon, July Eskimos play- reasonable sup- ej champicasliip'ball and shut out port- -and there is no- gainsaying the Quakers. Caureau started, but .fact- that'5 the. support accorded to wz Four runs, were, made off the LethbrirJge Rifle Club in -the last Kallio in the third, but alter that few years has been very meager. Both he was uiibittable. Dad Kraft kept Calgary and Edmonton contribute lib- tue Quakers' four hits scattered. attention of the public for two rea- the "of the Cfilmorc pennant is an empty honor, while the fans arc opposed -to helping the bak- ers, the brewers, the butchers, the cigar dealers and the lunch room pro- prietors to advertise private tioaed match, Collins made accountable miss at 800 yards and Pittard one at DOU yards. Even with .the miss; Pittard made 63 out of a A meet at Calgary yearly, and it possible 70. i- -would stimulate interest in the local HUTCHISON RATED HIGH ciub if Lethbridge could see fit to Without doubt, the strong man of gjve both moral aud financial support Ihe team is R- G. Hutchison, who, to it. shooting in magnificent form through- j out the entire meet, won 1st place on the Ottawa team, 4th place in the tive that the commendable periorm- Grand made the highest ance put up last week by the Let-h- possible scenes at 800 and 900 yards, bridge contingent at Calgary will be and in general, made a showing that means of stimulating interest in is possible only after years oi ex- rifie shooting in Lethbridge, and that v perience and'by exercising splendid the club will take on a number oi _ girfgment of changing _ conditions. neu- members -at once. There is plenty of time and opportunity to practice yet before the season closes. erally to the prize list of the A. R. DO IT NOW It is the sincere wish of the execu- business ventures .at.-the expense the national game.: The Wards over in Brooklyn are putting on a bold front. They are Edmonton 6 12 O'game fighters good sportsmen, Saskatoon 4 3 but under the surface they are grow- Ivraft and Lemieux Cadreau, Kal-1 ing more discouraged every day. 1 lio and Walters. Calgary-Medicine Hat, rain. firmly believe that if young Walter Ward, who is the live wire, at Wash-' ington Park, should advise his father I and uncle to withdraw from the mess, the gates of the new plant would be closed with a bang. But SH-I! MEN HUSH! As we said before, you will never again say, "Ah I can't afford it." We have proven this to the most of you skeptics, that such values were never heard of before. The stampede for these Suits have proven this, and to give those who have missed this GOLDEN OPPOR- TUNITY a further chance, we continue for one week more High Grade, Hand Tailored BLUE SUITS in all sizes Worth and MEN'S HOSE Have you seen these? Wonderful val- ues in all shades, wool, wool and cot- ton, cashmere, lisle, Llama, Silk Lisle and Shot Silk. The Store that does the business THE ROYAL STORE The Store for all the People Everybody's doing it What Waiting for those girls. What girls'; Thc baseball the AIl-American Gjrls. billed to play here next Saturday evening at the conditions. 'Having mastered thc difference be- itween the new ammunition and the oloVhe will undoubtedly make a good See Major Burnett, Messrs, showing at Toronto and Ottawa. AMOXG THE ELECT Pittard and Gue also won-places in Ihe Grand Aggregate, which is com-: rangements for posed of the 20 highest scores re- you. T. Macleod, Pittard, Gue, or any of the boys that shoot over the range and they will be pleased to make ar- accommodations for NATIONAL 47 32 .535 i'l 37 .560 St. Louis '46 40 .535 Cincinnati 38 44 .470 Philadelphia 37 42 .168 Boston 37 43 .463 Brooklyn................... 35 42 .455 Pittsburg................... 35 43 .413 tell me that tlie young A c 30_ asajnst the bcst surer ot thc HrooMeds is a firm ot local baseball talent liever in Jim Oilmore's promises. I ,th t ,h ,air dtv o[ .Let.hbridgc pos. hear that Gilmore is constantly tell- ing young Ward that "next year" the league will be a tremendous suc- ''All you have to do is to Gilraore is quoted as saying, "and sesses. This nevy of beauty is' said to be young. are mostly college girls retained at a high salary to tour the United States and Canada. s uimiuit: la iiuuitu us 3UJ iiili. aim c ti. Organized Ball will take our league j The-v have at a n h big towns and cites in Western Can- 1 ada already and some indication of Past Week's Race in Big League Baseb J iSt. Louis [Chicago .'New oi the ington too1.: a tar worse tumble, drop-1 Sew York major league baseball races tightened ping back- to a puint live games from: Cleveland AMERICAN- Philadelphia 49 32 Detroit ..........v............ 47 39 G1LMORE ANXIOUS FOR PEACE Gilmore is figuring on peace. This A FRAME-UP IN FIGHT WITH MQRAN IS EXPOSED _C05 is the surest thing know. Ho is the ability of this girls' team to play hall may be gained by. noting London, July boxing bomb- shell was published yesterday in one of the sporting papers here, exposing Johnson's alleged attempts to frame his recent fight with Frank Moraa in. Paris. Complete correspondence and con- of tracts were made pnbliejn whieh the 40 44 13 43 32 the best of the Winnipeg city ama-i negro champion, who recently obtain-. appreciably during the last week. On (the contrary, the beginning of tbc new .playing period found the situa- tion in each circuit ttuse and with (fewer probable chances- of notable changes in the immediate future 'than seemed tb.n case a week ago. If New York in the, Nationals and Philadelphia in the American are not repeat their pennant winning per- formances the clubs behind them will have to show, more consistent win- ning power: than, -any -of them display- ed ;in the last seven days. In the Ban Johnson circuit the the front. It remained, however, for Chicago! to corns t-he worst cropper. The Chicago Sox won only two of seven games' Indianapolis' played and are more than six games Baltimore behind the pacemakers. Thus it will Brooklyn be seen that the first six clubs are Buffalo not nearly so closely bunched as they Kaps3S Vijtv were a week age-. j gt' Louis j Pittsburg Brooklyn s spurt and it-s resultant! TTVT'P 29 54 FEDEEAL teams, put it over the best ed the verdict.over Moran for-the -amateur team ttiat Medicine Hat heavyweight' title, agreed on the could mustsr, and gave Charlie. morning of the contest to give the new CVist's Calgary amateurs a run for i challenger forty per cent, of the re- thcir money in a game that featured ceipts he would lie down in the eighth round. 40 34 34 44 37 41 35 .590 .570 .543 .397 advance t6 the first division was the feature of the race in the Federal Baltimore -_IY eager to see some of the big men in '-g- the major leagues and make terms by 'o30 m--guided followers will 518 taken care of. It's not a bad guess 'yp ttiat fJilmore is figuring on a '400 League to include the Feds in Brooklyn, Pittsburg, Buffalo ny SIpan and Baltimore, who will combine with Ihe prc.scnt owners of clubs in Newark, Toronto, Rochester and Providence. If Gilmore can swing the Feds in Kansas Citv and Indianapolis with -m. i r k M on June 27, on a basis mergers ,viili the American Associa-i surPr'se Party and ,s not only _'_ tion clubs in those cities, Hiear that I "InS Sames all along the line im will he thoroughly satisfied. them irom good teams. for his friend Wcejthman, who is dis- n-f ca" alnBnt- with conditions j 1 hey have a great att-rac- it will not surprise me if ltlon "hejevcr they have been. At Gilmore mates a proposition to the Mciiicino Hat and at Calgary they 1 outilrew the professional teams by result was 3 to 1. It has generally been the rule LU expect the best of girls' teams to be] only capable ot an indifferent brand Here- Is a fac simile of the agree- ment: hr-jbv agree to ball, but this bunch is a regular; i divide the receipts of my'contest with of 40 per -cent, to Moran. 'and 60 per Chicago maintained: its leadership, 55 32 "Oanncrv syndicate to form a 19 substantial differences -in percentage 27 hination for thc purchase of the Cubs from Charles P. Taft. 37 ;.5ffO{ Another plan under Gilmore's hat, 41 .'iSl[ T am told, is a proposition to the 41 .470 St. Louis Cardinal Club to buy thc 58 .360 St. Louis Federal plant creeled by ____ __________57 ..331 Stifll and Ball. Gilmore is not for- i getting himself, either, for 1 hear 'that he would jump at an offer to 44 becnmr prcsiilont of thc Cubs. The Herald was informed today at ers may be necessary lo complete I JInose Jaw 40 33 .548' It is a in my mind noon that the'game of football be- the line-up, but the team will beJHfgina :17 33-p .536 ther Organizol Hall is 'anxious to mostly made up of Callies (it the: Medicine Hat 38 33 .535 consider''terms of peace. From sever- al) 41 .414 23 4li .3113 'Athletics-gained-a lull game on Be- j existing when the Tinksr men wound trol.t, the club nest in ranking. Wash-1 up its series with Indianapolis. Football Game at Ball Park Tonight-Change MaS cent to provided. Frank Moran loses inside of ;2l'ght (Signed) jack Johnson. "After the fight he must return this far, which made tlie professional in- terests at these points not a little S1 As 'a result of this exposure public entimcnt ia at fever heat against the jealous, which probably has something! colored champion, and Europe Is POE- -i Ito do with Uc line of derogatory dope that appeared in press about thc team. Taber and North Lath United tonight will be played at the i regular guard. They expect ;i hard; Kdmonton ball, park and'not at Adams Park; light the but are conii-i Calgary as previously announced. j ticnt that they can Hit tbc scalp of The change was made because oijthe best they've, got in the Pass. uiififc condition' of Adams' This same will he a licadliner ia for the game It is covered with day's of the biy dirt and. which would prohihit t Wftsley excursion, playing should a strong wind occur ibis evening, so the United are an- xious to have'the game transferred to ,the hall park to avoid talcing a chance of a spoiled game through weather condjtions and a This is going to be'a good game. Don't miss it. CALLIES FOR COLEMAN The CalKes are going to Cpleman with a strong team to try conclusions with the football team McGOORTY AND CARPENTIER Sydney, N.S.W., July Eddie McGoorty, the American puglllflt, baa accnpteJ an offer cabled him from London to figlit Georges Carpontier London in October for a purse of Two or three substitute play- v fr BASEBALL PLAYERS- STRIKE IS AVERTED 1 fjood .siiiirres I have heard that thc prevalent idea is to allow the federal League. go to the wall of its own arcord. When the. banks call in some ol ihc big loans, there'll he a great rush In climb the fence. Then you'll hear' something from the men York, July will be no strike of baseball players in the two Major Loa- gnos, in the Kraft case. The basis Tor a strike order issued yesterday by thc Baseball Ptoy- ors' I-Vaternity was nettlofl to- dny by the Newark Internation- ala agreeing lo buy interests In Kraft. j cults. There isn't a chance to deny the assertion thai the International Lea- RUC as it is constituted can live, af- this season. Jack Dunn has quit eold in Baltimore and Jersey City I is on tlie ropes. Montreal is a joke, j while thc Newark club will lose a heap of tfold. Huffalo may break ev- en and the sanm goes for aiitl Uochft-sfpr, host in thc the Calgary Thc Winnipeg and the Medicine Mat naper.s spoko in glowing terms of the-girls' play- ing ability. DIAMOND CITY HERE TOMORROW NIGHT Thc Diamond OHy team is slated to play here tomorrow evening at the Ball Pork. The last time they were hern they played a 6 to 6' tie with the [OCR! contingent. Not being a sreot deal of expense In connection with bringing the Diamond City1 team here, the admission will be 25 cents straight.. The rail birds and cheap guys who line the fence are requested.to please donate at'the gate. They are liable to be arrested for trespass I they hold forth their regular' point of view sosaed witl. only, one deeirc-to Johnson from the ring. London, July a .bath robe overing Jiis ebony form, and a Marc Antony expression supplanting, his "golden Johnson scored the greatest oratorical victory of his career last night, when he spoke in defence of Mistah Johnuon for ten. minutes 'before a crowded audience in a South London music-hall. The ne- gro champion is appearing-there in sparring exhibitions, and -the direct cause of his oratory ah article in a weekly newspaper charging' -him with; having "fixed" his .flghtSrita Moraii. Striking a romantic attitude, the 'forefinger of his right hand point- ed to the leader of'the .orchestra. said: "I'll give any man who will come1 up on the stage and prove tliaVl fixed the fight, or. tried "to, anil'Til giVo any man or if .lie can prove he ever seen Mistah 'a misdeed. "There is twn sides oh every.VQUCB- tloiij and 1 m glad jon've heard tho other side. All I want is fair play" The' audience greeted the spell- spell-binder with single in- terruptions mot with such witty de- cisive retorts Arthur car- ried tho meeting by storm. CONVICTS GREET JENNINGS Jetrciit Manaqer Addresses Inmate of State Prison Boston, Mass.. July Jennings, manager of the Detroit baseball club, addressed .the inmates of liie state prison today. is necessary 'to make ai'Ho'n-notch nail topic; He was .warm- ly With Jennings 'were Du- hue Bush and Crawford. YANKEE RUNNERS TO SWEDEN Stockholm, -July Uaker and Harry Smith, American Bthlotcs who have successfully competed in n number of big track meelw since their hereafter. Boys, too, who are In tho arrival 1" 'Europe, loilay were to corn- habit of In, please at the sate and aak perm! Tor-Wlo is the the fiflme for 1.0 cents. The Setting worn out. B cat1! around pete in tho ilsfiion to see tcr a few w Swedish meet hero, Af- weeks hero they will yo to n LO see icr a lew WOOKS noro uiey win uo 1.0 fence Is I Prance to tnlto part In the Kronch j national meet at Lyons, c- BASEBALL POWERS GET WORST OF IT IN HAL CHASE .CASE Buffalo, N. V., July ganixed baseball suffered.a leg- defeat today when >fuaUce Herbert -P. Bissell granted1 the motlou.to vacate the injunction C obtained hy the Chicago Ameri- can League baseball clirb, re- <-v straining Hal Chase .from piny- Ing.with the 'Buffnlb Federal League club. i Y.M.C.A. NOTICE The tract athletes will meet at tlie Y.M.C.A. gymnasium tonight ml 8 It-lock. ;