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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THELETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS TORONTO INIEAD Went Into First Place in International League Yesterday July climbed ifato, first .place iu the -International League today when .they .split the .double-header with 'Jersey City. The Leafs ,took the first game by the of 3 -to 2, while the Skeeters captured tho second contest ten .to five. ,Tbe first game was'a pitchers' battle between Frill and.. Drucks, but the second ..affair developed into a swat feast, ,in which three Toronto unable to stop the pests. .Rochester dropped iat6Lseccnd place., today when Baltimore defeated the] 'Hustlers by a. score of 3 to 1. j At the Henderson Park Lake Tonight The first sporti of the local aquatic association will ho held this evening at Henderson park lake, commouclpg at 7.30. -There will be canoe tilting, tub racing, log life-saving, swimming and-if there is a-demand, other events will be added. There -nlll be no fee charged, the events being open to all comers. The idea of Hie association is to make this one.of the stepping stones to somthing greater and better in aciuatic sports for the benefit of Lath- bridge people and a good crowd should be in attendance tonight. The events will all be interesting and lively. BASSANO AND RED DEER QUIT THE -W.C.L (Special'to the Herald) Cilgary, July a baseball meeting this morniny Basiano and Red Deer dropped out of the lea- gue; Calgary and Edmonton will finish -the reason. Ernest Barry First English-Born Sculler to Win Championship for Many Years London; July 30. Erneil Barry, the English champion, oeat Richard 'Arnst, the Zealander and tiilei ioUer on the Thames yesterday tor "the professional sculling p! the world. The Evening News, whose feelings were sorely wounaed hy'adverse for- eign comments on English decadence as revealtd in the Olymiiic games, seizes the occasion to emit a shout of triumph. It sajs 'Poor Old England' was the jeer- ing title oi' a leading article in New. York Times recently in dwelling maliciously on 'England's duck egg' at the Olympic games at Stockholm. Today's result is a vindication 'ol England and our contention that we have men who would be world heaters ,were they properly, trained." WOOD OF BOSTON RIVALS MARQUARD Whit tateit Figurts of the Big Leagues Disclose c- Joe Wood, the reliable Rod pitcher, is in the same class with Rube MarquanV 1" 'he number games won, each pitcher having 11 to his credit. Wood, however, has lost one more game than the New York southpaw. Byron Houck, lasi year with Spokane, has struck his gait and is now winning steadily. "Lefty" Leiflold seems .to have oenefitted by a change of clubai as he ms won four and.lost but one game since Joining Cubs. Christy Mathewson, in spite of tie 'going back" talk, is getting .better as the season progresses and is now third in the list of the winning Na- tional league-pitchers! No matter how hard Ty Cobb bits :he hall Trls Speaker keeps pegging away and this week finds them separ ated by a margin of only five points. Joe Jackson is the only other Ameri- can .league slugger within striking distance. Heinle Zimmerman is making runaway race for batting honors in Jack Johnson Worth and is Ready to Quit the 'Ring for Good July Johnson, champion heavy weight pugilist of the world, announced- tonight he had fought his last fight. "The promoters won't give my price 'for, fighting now and H I wait a .I'll" probably: not "be in condition to put up a fight worthy of a champion. So it's goodbye to John Arthur John- son, ohamplon'of the he said. He was asked II he Intended to retire in favor of any Jeffries did ahead ot his nearest rival, Doyle ot the Giants. The world's sculling championship the National, and is fully 30 points leit: England in 1876 when the Aus- tralian Trickefct won the title. Since then, although thirty-six races have been rowed, an English born sculler has never regained the title until to- dar. Wolgast Wants Big Sum to Fight McFarland Chicago, July Wolgast's terms for meeting Packei McFarland 10 rounds in New York, are-growing in the case of Marvin Hart, Johnson' higher. Before leawng ior Cadillac., said: the told McFarland's manager that he f'No, let Jeanette, Langford and iic would fight McFarland afc 135 pounds ey Jght It out. 'I think McVey will at 3'o'clock cither Sept 20th or 2Sth thrash any of them, hut It is their S2, 300 A ,ew davs aro Wgilst flshtel said ha would fight HUF.rl.ul lor can. give-either of those men a good battle." Johnson haa :.saved his money. He one'time he said 'a purse of -would satisij him said tonight that he was worth ?200, !HB tas asrced' however, to tho 000, the greater part of which is well rights li guen Billy inverted Practically all of this has Gibson, matchmaker o! the Barden been made since lie fought Tommy Club ia New, Yorfe, has been advised Burns In Australia, December regarding Wolgast's terms ST. CYPRIAN'S ELEVEN WERE THE VICTORS Cavanah Swifts Were the Victims Classy Soccer Tuesday.-July BASEBALL IN THE BIG Results of Games National Giants Again Now York, July won Ha third straight game from Now York totluy. The score 4 to 3 mill iho victory WHS u lucky one hi the sixth. Morzog drovo to centre u hit which or- dinarily would have scored Becker-, I and Merkle, who were on -second and An interesting and exciting soccer third but it happened that the. ball s erased the lapol of the umpire's coat. The result was that Becker and Mer- klo were ordered back to tho bases they luui just occupied and Myers, the next batsman hit into a double plaj match was played last night between the fast St. Cyprian's team and tho Cavanah Swifts on the grounds ol the former, which in a win lor the Saints by two goals to one. Both teams faced each other with the determination to pull off a victory, and from the kick-oft it was apparent that there would be a close score. There was no, loafing by tho players who went at it with a vengeance, the time, period ending'with the scorej standing one goal to nothing In fav- or of the Saints. The final spasm) be- gan in lively fashion and the fans got plenty of excitement, as eacli goal was visited in turn. It was only the stonewall defence of the Saints which kept the Swifts from running away with the game. Farris, however, suc- ceeded in notching the only goal for his learn, while the Saints scored a the The lavanah Swift team lined up as "ollows Collier, ..Farris, Dodd, Shed- don, IlifTe, Gregory, Sheddon, West, Mlin, Colpmaa and Allin, George Wanless refereed the game i an efficient manner. The Cavanah Swifts are out with a The Standings National New York (14 Chicago SO Philadelphia 42 Cihclunntl '15 St. Louis........... -10 Brooklyn 85 Boston 25 American second goal, thereby winning match by two goals to one.. Batting Fully Did It Philadelphia, July battiir, rally by Philadelphia in the sevcntl inning when five, singles were mad' off Camultz's delivery, gave the homi team a victory over Plttsburg here thi afternoon 4 to 1. McCarthy made twi single and a double in four times a bat. Brooklyn's .Third Brooklyn, July made It three in a row with Cincinnati afte a hot battlq by 2 to 1. Rucker out pitching Humphries and .saving the game in the -ninth when he speared Clarke's hot grounder and threw Egan out of going to third. -Both sides fielded brilliantly, causing most ot the hits to be wasted. -Bgiin made four hits in as mnny times at bat und Hum niel did the same. defi to any church team for a friendly HUGE LIE Jmpire Never: Had it in for Certain Player Magrath, July 29. In the sporting columns of the Herald last Saturday ;hero appeared a prominent article stating that the Raymond baseball players protested against the umpire, Alelvin Godfrey, "of th'e'vrecent Magrath Raymond game 'here. It was also marked that; the umpffe "had it, in 'or the Raymond twirler. This comes as a great surprise to Hagrath, for the local officials and (layers thought too much of the American Athlttios took Hard Detroit, July the score tied at tho opening of the eighth, eaci of. the first five Philadelphia batters got a single off Works.s Three runs were over before Donovan, relieved Works and stopped the rally. Detroit came back and made two runs off Brown in the eigb-th after the first two batters were retired, Detroit scored the tieiug run in the ninth. Barry opened the eleventh with a double, ad- vanced on an infield out and scored on Maggert's infield single, winning for Philadelphia 7 to 6. St. St. Louii Beat New York. Louis, July Louis won from New York this afternoon two to one. In the eighth inni-ng with the bases full, Marlin threw past Chase trying to get a runner and two St, Louis players scored. Three singles in the ninth gave the New Yorkers their score iportsmanship of eighboring townc people of tthe to-even suspect hat they sore '-at the umpire. Mr. Godfrey governed tho game fairly ,nd impartially. "The statement that had "it in for Gorrill is a huge He, and it would not be considered for a any reasonable or normal person I am sorr> the Rajjnond are sore, .but I. did my level ieat to give -both, sides a square was what Mr. Godfrey., said. MAN WITH WONDERFUL MUSCULAR DEVELOPMENT WMMITI, Who Meets Local Mat Celebrity, Jack Taylor, at the Morris Tonight Electricians Put It Over Rex Cigar Store Nine Something rich was seen in base- ball labt ueumg at the ball park .when the Rex cigar store nine and the electricians hooked .up. There were plenty of hits, plenty of runs, plenty oi errors, .too, 'also- some rooting 1 he Electricians used the hat with good eSect and pasted the hall on the nose for -a bunch of home runs, winning the game by 13 to 8 The- line-up of the teams was as follows ELBCTRltflAN7S-Oreen, c.: Slick Mvers, p K-Crillis Ib Adams 2b Godfrey, Sb.; Brown, ss.; McDonald, U.: Lundv, cf.: Thcahold, rf. REX CIGAR STORE-Clcmcnt, II., Naismith, -3b.; Rash, c.; Campbell, Ib.; Bacchus. 2b.: C. Watson, ss., Williams, rf.; Ramsay, 3itcher. Kenny. _ Boston Keeps Winning Chicago, July made it three straight from Chicago, winning the game today 7 to" 5. The visitors took nri' early lead as a result of er Benz's wildness. Peters, who relieved Benz was -hit hard, while White pitched in fine. form. Chicago bunched' hits off R. Collins, for a total of four runs before he. retired in favor of O'Brien. Boston Washington Philadelphia I Chicago Cleveland' St. Louis New York fi7 HO 5B 47 34 30 .fitiS .500 MARKETS I.ETHBftlDQE MARKETS STEWARDS CUP WON BY GOLDEN ROD AT 9 TO I London, July: Stewards Cup, the most popular sprint of th year, run today tit Goodwood, a Tiandl cap of six hundred pounds, six fur longs, was won by P. Nelkes' Golden Rod, a six-year old colt, by Americus Flower of Sonk, 9 to 1. Col Joel's Poor Boy, 100 to- 7, was second am G. Pater's Uuclepat, 20 to 1, was third GYMNASTIC CLASS AT THE Y. M. C. A. TONIGHT Instructor Gilmpre Pushing the Work and Achieving Success Physical instructor Gilmore, of-the local Y. M. C. A. is working hard and earnestly in perfecting the various claraes In gymnastics. He holds a meeting tonight of -the seniors to which all members are requested to on hand without fail in order that Mr. Gilmore. may be fully assisted in his endeavors to boost the work to ts proper standard. The new instructor ia having, :mark- ed success and the boys are -with him n his. efforts. Tuesday evening, has )eeri reserved for this work. I___________________ LOG ROLLING POPULAR Man -Wanti Match and In- formation -from Here The log-rolling pastime introduced lere of the ocal' aquatic club, is' attracting out- side attention.- P.. Anderson, of Champion, Alberta, is a roller of some ability.- who wishes to enter the lists agalnbt heie uid "Hired Mi today seeking information, "he Champion man will seek a match lere' if there is an' inducement offered. AMERICAN BOAT SELECTED No. 1 Nonncrm........... No. 2 Northern 0.82 No. Northern o.7li No. .4.....................0.60 No. 6 O.-tll No. i Alberta Ited......... 0.77 No. 2 Alberta 0.70 No. Alberta Red...........0.711 No. 4 '.Alberta Bed'.. 0.60 No. 5 Alberta Red 6.411 Brau, per 21.00 Shorts, per ton........ 23.00 per ton. sacked.........; Kollcd oats 211.00 Potatoes, POT ton 20.00 to 24.00 potatoes, per Ib. ..........03- i par Ib. (1 'arrots, per !b................ .03 Burning, per Ib............... .2% QnioiiB, per Ib. Emitter and Efifli: EJjiIry butter 0.20 Creamery butter. 0.33: Ktag3, fresh'............ ..0.26. Cai tie on thi Hoof: St-aors, per pound...........- Co u -s, per pound............ 0.05 dressed, per pound 0.10. Steers, dressed, per Ib ........0.11 She.iip: Llvei, per cwt 6.00. Drem od, per 11.00 Poulti-y: 3eese, live Turk e) rs Live 1'prlng per Ib. Fowl Ducks 0.14 0.23 0.1 S o.ia 0.15 GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, July grain nilirkets opened and closed to- day as fallows: Open July'.. 10691 October S4% Decembc tn Inly .i, October Ex. No. It 35% Feed, July' International Newark :Newark. Buffalo Jersey City Toronto Baltimore Rochester 4 11 5 14 6 12 12 19 10 14 5 9 Association 5-n.ineapolis Toledo St. Paul Indianapolis Kansas City Louisville 3 13 8 12 1 7 2 10 Central International Superior 471 'Grand Forks 8 12 3 Duluth Winnipeg Professor Walter Watson, tho dis- coverer of Jim Corbett, is dead. Wat son came to America from London 2li years ago-and during his prime was one of the leading .boxing instructors. To Meet'the Cunadlsn Yacht Patrlc! for International Honors Chicago, July yaeht Mich Icasr1 again, defeated the today in the fourth tml race to de cide which .boat shall meet the Can adian 'boat Patricia, for Internationa honors here, during the week Augus 14-17. .Tho Michicago won today by 40 seconds -in a course of 14 nautica miles. The boat had heretofore won two of the trial races, and the wlnnei today the -contender agains the Patricia. CRICKET TEAM SELECTED To Piny Against Tabsr Tomor- row Afternoon The-following players of the Let'ibrioge Cricket club have selected to piny tomorrow the rohce Bar racks -ground .-at three o'clock agiinst Taberj Pott Ne-aton Carr, Mold Harris Kings Blackburn, Simmonds, Turner, Lee-and Fryer. The, team are requested he -'on the ground at three sharp. THIRE'S SOMK HA8TE neceenary If you want our Elite Ther are no well liked l.hit they an fotag: with a rush. Better bur .if yon to cig- that fiuite your taete and pocket tell how long they'll last. Anything you're likily to call for In the tobacco line and utensils for ns- ing especially. Elite Cigar Store Mil" uly October .165 Ciinslng Caih Wheat i Vo. 1 Nort liern No. 2 Nort U ern Vo. 3 Nort a ern 4 S'o r, f 6 jj Feed NTo. 3 C. W. 3 i Mlrincapoll> .Wheat Open ulj 107 leptember lecem'ber 9614 Cijicigo Wheat Open uly t 11H eptemhei j 14% Decembet 16 Vi Close 106 91 38, Soy 38 >4- 171 163 98 841' Closa 107 14U 9S Close 99 93 9i JACK JOHNSON TO MEET JEANNETfE' Dusky ChampHi n Offered For, ,10-Round llout In New York Chicago Till II 29 Bills Gibson matchmaker to? Garden Athletio; club of New Yikrk, today ottered Jack Tohnson 000 to fight Joe Jeannette 10 rounds inr Mfc.dison Square Garden on Labor Day. i Johnson: held out for. 000, but G Ibson pointed out to him that certiili per cent privileges would be given.; out. which probably Would make, mci'e than- this amount for the champion and tonight it seem- ed probable thatl the match would be closed Gibson said th i boxing commission which at one t barred Johnson from flghtmg in York had decid- ed 'to let down till! bars. BUTTE HOPES FCS'R RECORD MEET -'tr- Than Will Race at Mlnin.itl Town Butte, Mout., .TiKy than bOO hoises from stables In all parts of the coountry 11 bo raced ut tho meeting of the B i tte Jockey Club, which' opens AuKuiij; 1 and" continues for 30 days. With j the meeting less than one week oft tho stables at -tha track are more til an three-quarters filled, and horses i re being, shipped :n from eastern tijiicks and Lagoon ilmost daily. This meeting undoubtedly will bo the biggest In th? r history o( Butte and, according to tlie belief o( mown ifci all probability rue of the biggest" from tho stand point of 'the number! of horses in the west, not the meets which have been held at Oakland and Emerjr 'lite. fp InUrnatlontjl Cricket London, July 29.-r-At the drawing-, it stumps In the flist day's play, in he test match between tho cricket earns ot England ind Australia, at ilanchester, Bnglsmlj acorecl 18E uns: ror sis wlckolyX Of this number, thodes obtained Woolley U uid Foster U. '7 Ill ;