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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE HlilJALI) Sal unlay. July 1011. BALL TEAM OFF TO RAYMOND S-PO-R-T-S AITILL TO GO AFTER WOLUST MANY SURPRISES SPRUNG IN RANKS OF BIG LEAGUES CRUCIAL GAME. AT RAYMOND TODAY Showing of Philadelphia and St. Louis in the National, the Failure of the Athletics Early in the Season and a Host of Other Things Have Upset the Dope and Made it Interesting Surprises In baseball are nothing new, of course, but funs everywhere irho have followed the big league races, have been treated to some up- setting of the'dope this 'year in the showing of the I'hiliidelphiii nnd St. Louis clubs of the National league, the failure of the Athletics to keep the lend in the American after gaining it on .Inly 4 and the remarkable spurt of Ihe Cleveland Nnps. The Phillies are still up there, despite hundreds of.pre- dictions that their bolt had been shot a inonih ago. About that time basebal writers in the East came forth with scientific statements showing just It was impossible for the Phillies to keep up their winning work against such powerful organizations as the Giants, the Cubs and Pirates, but most of them have come down recently and backed up with the declaration that Charley Dooin has the real goods in his ball club and that it will be in the fight at the finish. The postponed game between Kaymond ami the Lelhbridpe District league teams takes place this evening in the sugar town. This is the contest up- on which the local team's chances to compete with Tu- ber for tho Brewery mug de- pends. Lethbridge is not sure of roming home bearing the spoils of victory, but they are going down with a deter- mination to win. ttell Would Make a Sturdy Opponent for Wolgast Going to Challenge Light Champ. The loss of Sherwood Magec, probably, the most valuable man on the Philadelphia club, because of his ability to bat in runs may burt the Phillies more than a little. In the East they believe that the great hitter is wrong mentally; not ciazy but a trifle "dippy" as it were, and they account for his ussault unon Umpire Finneran In that way. However that may be it isn't likely that Magee will be of use to the Phillies again this season. DOG Fanciers of Lethbridge Organize and Lay Pretentious Plans means of encouraging the n.eT of good dogs in the city, a Club has been organized, and Leps will at once be taken to put the GW asooiation on a firm systematic j basis. The movement look definite ins ijrowess ,ast :it a meeting of dog unu ILeiejfanCjcrg hek] jn w H Offieej Aradia block, and an organization was effected. Much enthusiasm prevailed which augers well for the success of jthe new Roger Bvcsnahan's Cardinals have created more talk than any other bail Considerable discussion took plnco i. When the season it realized [on various questions and phases, af- jiueiy mat .uagee win lie or any use to me I'lniiies again tins season. 1-red Beck, the long distnnce clouter secured from Cincinnati, is (loiuy outfield duty .J-iuD nas at the present dine and hitting well but doesn't begin to he the valuable nil- eps .a., around player Magee is. Luderus, a cast off Cub, is the sensation of the team and league cad has won many a game single handed by iiis prowess ioasis' movement iu with the stick. Moore and Alexander are pitching standbys tint! there isn't a club in the country can show a better hurling- dun than this remark- able pair. The Phillies may be counted In the running until the finish. club in organized tills year, 'TELL, last year and is one of the Card's mainstays. Golden and Steele are stera, but they have proved their worth. Bresnahau has been relying upon these four. Behind the good pitching his men have been playing snapp kind that gets runs and wins consequently St. Louts always stronghold of the American league, has switched allegiance to Bresnahan and his wonderful young bunch of bail tossers. They've been a surprise to date and may pull some more ot the stuff before the close of the season. !and Booker. The committee will meet on pi- ball'3- to draft regulations governing the When the Athletics got the lead away from the Detroit Tigers by reason flf the Fourth of July games every tan in the, country settled himself and ex- cliamed "Well, its all over now." But it wasn't. Detroit came back strong- er than ever and Jennings has his club going at a speed they haven't equalled before this season. Four straight from those Athletics is one of the recent noteworthy performances of the Tigers. Ty Cobb.continues to be the premier Backed up Crawford he is good for most any ball game at any time, but Ty's health is had and lliis may hurt the Tigers considerably. Simultaneously with the announcement of Cobb's illness last week came the news that Ed- die Collins, Mack's star second baseman, was ready to return to the past- ime. That will undoubtedly make a big difference "in the work of the Ath- letics. They are not beaien yet, but will have to play better ball than they showed against the Tigers in order to win out. association, and -n general meeting op- en to all dog lovers of the city will be held In Mr. Holt's office on August 11, at S.30 p.m. The subject of exhibiting at the ex- hibition here next month was consid- ered, at some length, but the concensus of opinion seemed to be that owing to the limited time to get a suitable dis- play in shape it would be wiser not to exhibit this year. A regular dog show, however, will be held later in the fall. Cleveland has been the big noise in the American league in the last two veeka. Nap Jajoie has been out of the game but Olson and Ball have been proving such whirlwinds around the second sack it is doubtful if Jajoie would get back iu were he able. George Stovali, it will be remembered, was named as manager when Jim .MctJuire stepped down and out this' year. Stovtll's Job was only temporary, they said, but he can have it for life if the Cleveland fans have their way. The Naps climbed over the .500 mark last week and a continuation of their great work of tbe past fourteen days for a little while ATTELL AS A LIGHTWEIGHT Abe Says He Will Strive for Match With Champion Wolgast Abe AltoH's broken arm is mending rapidly and the featherweight cham- pion says ho will return to the ring In September, lie declares that he will go into the lightweight class in search of new laurels ami that after a battle with K. 0. Brown who in his opinion will prove ensy picking lie will issue a formal challenge to Champion Wolgast. Attell says the difference In weight will not cut an important fig- ure any more than it did in the vic- tories he scored over Tommy .Murphy and Pal .Moore. The featherweight champion Is much interested in the rise of Joe Rivers the California fea- therweight, who may be A Hell's next antagonist in a scrap for his title. If livers conies East after his fight with Kiibane at Vernon on Labor Day At- ell says he will take him on at York club some time In October. BOSTON NATIONAL LEAGUE CLUD MAYBE TRANSFERRED TO BALTIMORE Detroit. Mich., July the. meet- which will be held in Baltimore to- day to consider the plan of trannferr- ing the Doslon National -to Balti- more progresses to a point of hiking a vote of the magnates on whether the clntnge shall bo permitted, the entire American League will be in favor of the change. acordlnR.to the. opinion ex- iressed today by President Navln, of the Tigers, when asked today If ha would attend the meeting. "Tlio National league does not is much competition In Boston at pre- he said "and. not for a good iinny years, so It does not make much Uffereuce whether the National stays 11 Boston or not. Siill, If they want 'to move 1 see no reason why any Am- 'ericau League club, should object to giving it a clear field there. Ton .never can teJi what. wJH happen. The iSt. Louis Nationals did not f.nrnish any [competition for eight of nine but look a 'ttliem now. j "I received an Invitation to attend :the meeting but I am not going be- I do not consider It any of my [business. I shall act in accordance :with the policy of the American league. n they want, a vote from me they can have it by wire. Personally I don't see how they are going to put such a den! through unless the agreement by 'Which the Eastern League territory is protected expires fall. I don't remember the date of the document. As to the advisability of making a change, Baltimore would not warm up to a tail cutler any more than Boston does. No town will support-a der well. And, acording to Hughle, who knows Baltimore, that city would do less for a winner than Boston, would.1 Word of Praise From Old Bob Bob Fitzsimmons, former heavy- ight champion of the world had his irst opportunity to see Packey ilcFar- a'nd in the ring at Cleveland against Jhil Knisht. This is the first time I've ever seen McFnrlaud In the remarked LOCAL LACROSSE TEAM WAS. EASILY OUTCLASSED District League Game at Medicine Ha] Visitors Were Easy Picking JA11 Through the Game Score 8-3 (Special to The Herald.) Medicine Hat, Jtilj- was not a difficult task for the strong Medicine Hat .team to dispose of tbe Lethbridge Lacrosse wielders tonight, and the score of S to with tho homesters go- ing very easy in tho last two quarters, is a fair indication of the strength of the two teams. Medicine Mat was very aggressive in Hie first two quarters, but -when they had the game cinched 7 to nil, the pace slackened, and in tho last half'the visi- tors scored twice to one for the Hat. With a fast field, a hard shooting lome, and a steady defence which keeper Johnston is also deserving of special mention. blocking was longer will make them contenders. The route is a long one, however, and the dobv Naps are not taken seriously as a pennant possibility. at.vav3 i-e- Fitzsimmons. "He's a wonderfully skfi- (fused to be drawn out, the locals pos- fui chap. I believe he can beat any ,doby of bis weight He's what I call a brainy fighter. He uses his left There no such surprises In the American association. The teams are too closely bunched for thai. It's leu to one you won't find another league In the land where the-teams are so tightly lashed together. A few consecutive victories will send the (ail en der near the top; a few straight defeats will rnuso the leader to go kiting towual the mileml. That's the kind of race that pleases baseball patrons. It is anybody's flag yet, and the cellar occupants to- day bime just as good a chance to land the burning as the cliib which is a few notches above them. Personally we still stick to the Millers. With theii sess one of the best teams which has represented .Medicine Hat since 1004. Leihbridge weakness lay In the fact" all done with the body, ami the num- ber of shots which he stopped in that manner would undoubtedly have estab- lished a record if a count of them had been kept. .For the Hat Taylor showed conspic- uously in his ground and defence work while Art Hahvard kept the hi fed from centre. AlcDonough greatest part of tho five out of the eight goals. The other three go to the credit of Robert- son nnd Jimmy Hahvard. No complaints were made of Vic Ready's work as referee. The teams were as follows: goal; W. S clair, point; .McNeil, cover point; Go Jefence; Simpson, centre; McCarvi ARNST DEFENDED TITLE SUCCESSFULLY Sydney, N. S. July Richm-d Arnst, of New Zea- land, world's defeat- ed Harry Penrse, champion of .Australia, in a race on the Par- amatta river for the world's sculling championship today. Time, 19 minutes and 4fi sec- onds, is a record for the course; distance, 3 miles and 330 yards. O BALL PLAYERS ON STRIKE Men Wearing Evanivllle Have Not Been' Evansv'ille, July but t two of the players of the Evansvilla ,Central league team went on strike today and announced that they would not play anymore games after today's game until their salaries which they gay are now two in arrears are paid uy. GET THE HOOK board walk? If a river runs, will They say Connie .Mack didn't have to slipper] I visit the jewelers when ;pt the home U? the nuptial knot. :Donough did the n" Oldring. He had the. .lightning struck tho if ......u.........c would i he yellow California Redwood? oak, No, but a land home; Itober, outsid better style than any ot the light-j that their home attempted to score weights I've seen in a long time. He I from too great a distnnce, while the de Parsons Inside judges the distance nicely and allowed the Hat home to come Medicine Pearcl goal' nun cwi- iienue itiimvuii me iiat nome lo come Medicine goal1 Ker tauily knows.how to beat his opponent .right in on the flags. point; Collier, cover point i Taylor d to the punch McNcill and Freddy Gow, on the de. fence; ,V. Hahvard, centre: .1. Ha rejuvenated infield and strengthened' pitching staff they look like the best bet. llis ow" calibre, for It would be a bat- Davis wes In fast company before Connie Mack signed him but looked like a false alarm and was sent hack. HARRY DAVIS TO MANAGE CLEVELAND NEXT YEAR Connie Mack Says the Veteran Player Will Prove Valuable as a Leader Detroit, Mich.. .Inly Da- vis will be N'ap manager next season. Davis will be bench manager. His playing [lays are over. He Is highly recommended to Owner Somera by Con nie .Mack. Fielder .Tones was Somers' flrat choice for 1912 lender, but the former White'Sox commander wouldn't come unless given an interest in the club eeason with the Athletics. He Is 5 'in developing young infielders. "I surely do like this JIcFarland's ityle. It is a treat to watch such a display of skill and generalship. "I should like awfully well to see McKarland stack up against a man of tie worth going miles to look at. I like to see scientific men In the ring. -illinium; uitjii in me ring feet 10 inches ip.II and weighs ISO j' lil10 lo two crafty generals even pounds. He Is a. Welshman and speaks Welsh ly matched In size and general make- ,'ip trying to outfigure each other There is nothing more brilliant to see than two great boxers when they are I rey ow, on e e-ence; A'. Hahvard. centre- fence, and jIcNabb on the home did kard and Robinson, home; M the best work for and goal jqugh, oniside; Robertson, inside. J McDo Gotch Trains Hard for Match Frank Gotch is going to bo at his very best when he enters the ring with llackeiischmtdt for the champion of :he world. Fur two weeks now he ha both on their mettle, each trying t time to conditioning his legs and it is capable of giving the Chicago lad little concern as if lie were going t wrestle "Farmer Burns" or "some c tho old timers he has met and var (inished. Davis was Mack says bo owes much of his sue cess to Davis' level head nnd quick udgement. Davis for several venrs las been given the Athletic youngsters SHOE -'POLISH c I Needs just a daub, a you haven last- M I ing nml easily revived shine! Polo in H IB Ithe BIG box. Afcnll grocers ami shoo stores. I tlw V "Good for j lie is not underrating th llilr as ability of Hackenschmldt. He realize full well that be is going up agains the best man thai can be pitted agains him, but he believes that he will o'm general him in tho long run. Ootcl looks to see the battle pretty wel day exercise to take a sprint "RS. unassuming man. given lo braggadocio, and yet ho is very confident.Ibat'he will re- iho honor of being the champion wrestler of the world. He is a product jOf Iowa and as a resident of Humbolt he is fairly idolized. He says hut little NOTICE TO SPORTSMEN Owing to a change in tho t'.ame regulations, it Is neces- sary for all shooters to carry a Game license, bolh for .b'lrd shooting, as well as big game, the only exception 'being Mrm- ers while shooting on their own land. Copies of Game laws may he reen at various places In tho cily, and licenses may be obtained from any Game War- den. IIOWAIIIJ CASK. Guardian. v 4 s, lot Ihe approaching contest and he will step out upon the mat with as drawn out nnd for that reason he Is fitting himself for endurance. So fai KS iie is able there will he no (lefcci In his condition when he meets Hack enschmllit. Ho confidently expects to fie in tho best condition he has ever )een in entering a ring. All the mone; Unmholt has nmv or can borrow be tween this time and the date of the event will bo placed on Gotcll even placejl, but at odds f it can so be f It must he. LEAVITT VS. AETNA l.eavltt, July nay was celebrated here today. A splendid program was given in the morning nnrt Ihe afternoon there were spnrls of all kinds, chief of which was an interest- ng same of ball. l.eavltt. vs. Aetna, tlio score was IC-13 In favor of Leavitt. This makes a game each for the two earns, jis f.eavitt- was beaten, score" 7-S. on July 24th .11. Aetna. The rub. icr will be ployed oft at Cardsion in ho near future. WINNIPEG AND OTTAWA WONT BE AT REGATTA Winnipeg Winnipeg not he represented at tho Canadian Henley, this decision having been de- finitely reached last night. With the announcement (hat local crews will not go lo St. Kitti comes word from Ottawa ihaf Ihe senior capital city oarsmen have decided lo Kiss up the oven! ibis year loo. j Tho Otlawii Rowing Club however, las entered Junior and a lit) pound a I-10 iiound eight. The missionary calmly gazed upon the kettle the cannibals had prepared He scorned their atsistancc made toward the spot where ho lay captive. He arose, walked to the ages' kitchen threw one leg over the i A side and then paused no, Gertrude, not from fear, hut lo demand; "If map missed the whiskey bottle, would that be any sign that GOTCH SUFFERS REVERSE Champion Brtakt Trjmer'i Arm in Bout Humholdt, July Yussef Hassan, who is" Bald to v have been Hie most valuable man in the Gotch training camp, suffered broken shoulder In a with the champion late this afternoon. Gotch secured a half-nelson and a crotch hold on Ihe Turk, who was thrown heavily to the floor. Gotch, landing upon him with all his weight. When lifted to his feet the Turk's arm hung helplessly at his side. His injury will keen him off' ihe mat for months, and will seriously retard Gotch in his training. nude from thoroughly teriili, have re-inforced ;