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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETUBBIIIGI? DAILY HERALD Jtfonnity, July ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS PICKED TEAM TO INVADE WKT Baseball Successful Here This the Professional Brand Warner and Taber Willj Battle for the Brewery Trophy in -Southern Alberta has enjoyed popularity this year than for a long time, and with the clou of the season the nerves of the fans edge for more. Locally the year has success, although the borne boys did not succeed in bringing home the Brewery emblematic of toe cnampionshtp of The south. The team has put up a very fair'brand of ball, taking one same with another, and the fans.have not been disappointed in many of the Eames they attended. And just in passing it might be well to. mention that the attendance at amateur games this summer has been so good that the local club fin- ishes up the season with a few shek- els to the good. That is a distinct fain the years when Lethbrldge teoasted of a professional team. The baseball spirit has been fostered, and if Lethbridge gets another year in amateur 'ball, it will be about ripe to break into a professional league and stay: there. However, the game is not over for this year, even if the league is ended. Taber wants to play a few exhibition games hers yet, "Warner is coin- ing up to try conclusions with the Lethbridge teamrin order to test their strength against one of the teams in the northern division before stacking on the Back" for the Lethbridge People's Shield Challengers by Outsider Prince Albert, July 25, 1912. Sporting Editor, Herald; I have just returned from a trip to Winnipeg when 1 was fortunate to witness the games in the "People's Shield Com- petition." I fell 10 enthusiastic over the dean cut, clever exhibition put up by the team representing your city, that It would be unfair upon my part not to write and tell you 10. Your men are not only brilliant, heady and conscientious, but displayed a true spirit of sportsmanship In their atti- tude towards their opponents and the public in general. The citizens of Lethbridge shine In the reflected glory and I am cer- tain that a volume of advertising, almost beyond calculation, has been given your city and district. Never have I seen a belter game than the Lethbridje-Prlnce Albert contest, for while It was hard fought and dash- ina from start to finish, there was not a single untoward Incident. Such a competition dignifies the fair name of "sport." With best believe mf, A. Holmes, President, Prince Albert Football Team. Barry Had An Easy Win Marry, or England, .today London, July champion sculler won tho world's professional tltlo by denting the holder, Hit-hard Arust, of New Zealand, over the famous Putney to Mortlnke course, alter rowing his opponent to a standstill. Official time, 23mlu. Ssoc. Arnst led slightly at tli-j start, striking 38 against Barry's 30. Arnst increased his lead to two lengths, but Barry then improved his position, tho BASEBALL IN THE BIG LEAGUES men being level about Barry then steadily drew [lacrosse Squabble at the Coast Results in Both Teams Claiming Game Saturday up against Taber. Berf, 'the Warner pitcher, is the mainstay of their ag- gregation, althtiugh Englehart at third is a player of-experience. Berg will Ibe remambered locally as tbe.maa who held down the left field for the local professionals in a couple of games in 1910. He made a couple of Singles here each game and won a. home for himself with the Leth- bridge fan. He is a strike out -pitch- er and when he and Gray of Taber hook up in the finals for the Brewery cup there -promises to be ball of a different ealifcre than is .usually pull- outside of professional leagues. Then too, there II talk of a barn- sxorioinff trip through the mountain fastnesses to try conclusions with the Cranbrook, Nelson aid Rosiland ag- gregations. The is to pick out a of the league, taking Leiie, Murphy and Gray along t handle the slants for the aggregation anxious to ceive of the diamond, and "It il very likely that trip will be arranged. Vancouver. July was officially awarded yesterday'a la- crosse game, to have been played un- der .the amended schedule at Recrea- tion Park, in this city. This was the decision of' Harry Cowan, president of the association, who also awarded the J500 forfeit to the Vancouver club. Royals Claim Game, Too In Westminster the team turned out at Queen's Park, and a solitary goal was scored to back Westminster's claim to the game that was to have been played there, according to 'the or- iginal schedule. Rev. J. S. Hender- son, of St. Andrew.'s Church" at West- minster, who has for years been a staunch upholder of the Royal city team, and an official of their club, stood behind the goal, and officially witnessed the score. half way way with a, clear lend at Barnes Bridge, which kJ Improved-to two lengths. This he gave up Just before the winning: post. Tho victory of the Englishman was received with great enthusiasm, as an Englishman has not won .the world's championship since 1S75, when J.' H. Sadler -beat R. W. Boyd, only to lose to Trlcketit, of New South Wales, in tho following year. Since then the world's -title has been held by Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, ;hut not by the Mother Country. Arust has held tho title since 190S, when he beat W. Webb, of Australia, who had captured it from O. Towns the previous year. In 1909 Arnst beat Webb, and on tho Zambesi river, in the summer of 1910, he defeated the challenger Barry, by two lengths. Backers of Barry had confidence in their mail, and as a result the match of today on the Thames was arranged, a public subscription supplying the Results of Games National Chicago made It two straight over Now York, defeating McGraw's cham- pions In an exulting gtunc. llubo Mnr- quard was knocked out of the tiox In tho seventh Inning, It being Iho first defeat ho has sustained on tho Polo grounds this season. Jimmy Laven- der pitched brilliantly for tho Cuba. A crowd close to saw tho game, it being tho second largest crowd that ever witnessed a base-ball game in New York. Brooklyn defeated Cincinnati. The The-Standings National New York 05 Chicago............. 5ti no 43 Cincinnati........... 45 40 '25 24 Brooklyn Boston American Boston WaBblngtou Philadelphia Superbas, batted Suggs and Benton hard in the first three innings, getting a lead which Cincinnati was unable to overcome. Boston and St. Louis split even In a. double header. Srt. Louis won tho first by batting Purdue hard in tho sixth and seventh, Tyler's pitching was a feature In tho second and Bos- ton won. All of Pittsburgh errors figured in Kansas City Philadelphia's scoring, and Philndel-lSt. Paul phla won. Brennan was effective, on-'Milwaukee Cleveland Now York St. Louis Minneapolis Columbus Toledo Association ]y 31 batsmen facing him. Tho Pirate did not have a man left on tho base until the ninth inning. [Louisville' Indianapolis American Speaker's home run drive, whicl cleared tho left field fence, in th tenth gave Boston the victory ove Chicago, O'Brien was in fine form allowing tho White Sox five scatterei hits, only two of which figured in the run making. A triple and n sacrifice fly enabled the Bostons "to tie thi score in the ninth. Manager Calla expenses of the holder, who travelled han Teceived word that ho had drawn from New, Zealand In ithe spring, and has been, in training two months at Putney. Bealle is Now Rated Crow's Nest Light weight Champ Bellevue, July the boxin .bout pulled off In the Bellevue Hal before a large crowd from Franlc, Hillcrest, Bellevue and othe surrounding camps, 'Freddie BeaUe >vas given the decision over Louis Bri sixteen rounds, and now holds the title of featherweight cham- pion of the Crow's Nest Pass. The fight throughout was fasst and clean, and by far the best ever seen in the Pass. The contestants were very ev- enly, matched up till the last round, when Bealle showed greater staying powers, and knocked Brittano through the ropes. A couple of interesting preliminar- ies were pulled off between some Hill- crest mill who showed some class, too. TAKES UP.-MelNENLY Ed. Mcllhone, of the Ellison Milling Co., is open to accept the challenge for log-rolling is-, sued -by Commodore iMcInenly, of the Lethbrldgo Aquatic as- sociation. HAD TO SHOOT HORSE e in Heap Taklni Turn at Montreal Track Montreal, July week's rac. :tti-Klnf Edward-trick ended diaas titxjily yesterday, when in the firs turn of the race, thne horse -went down in a heap, and Sir Edwari so badly hurt that he had to Jockey Conners, who was up on Cutty hunk: Jockey Johnston, wh rode Sir Edward, and Jockey Smal mounted Naughty Lad, were al badly injured, and were removed fc the hospital. Sir.Edward was owned by W. M ind made James J. Walsh, th Toronto turfman famous, showing a a. two-year-old at the time he was rac IK the f marc Fair Annie, th fastest mare of that year. THERE'S SOME HASTE necessary If you :want our Elite Special cigars. They are to wel liked that they are. going with a rush. Better .buy now If you de- sire to get a elf ir. that iuits your taste and pocket how long they'll Anything you're lilwly to call for In tlM tobacco line and for in- )kf especially. Elite Cifar Store CAN'T, STOP FIOHT SAYS COMMISSIONER {Saskatoon, July a meeting of. the police conunis- 'slonem, it was decided that had no -power', to inter- .ibout.as long.as It wes adver-. Used as a boxing exhibition, which !a the owe, and accord- ,-fr tngly, they 'wljl take no in the matter. result of the re-, solution adopted by the City Council on Monday, when the aldermen referred the matter to police commissioners with instructions to stop it if 4 possible. thinking so. cJiuhifs tremendously jfass Kid Eckland Likes Taylor's Chances of Winning There is a general belief that sum will succeed in putting Ti'y-lor's shoulders to the mat tomornjV night .tithe Morris theatre, are few who believe will ive the dopstcrs-a syf.prise in their oregone conclusions. Kid Eckland, the celebrated Jaw is one who not O-nly' believes Taylor capable of a run for the-money bjft 'is firmly'impressed with the ijJJBsf that Taylor .will come through victor and he gives his "Condition wrestling. Passum has had no one. hut indit- ent amateurs to train with" and can- not possibly be up to the standard of efficiency while-Taylor kas had ex- THE HILLCREST ELEVEN WON 3 TO i Hillcrest, Alta., July entertained the Bellevue football club to a very interesting demonstration of their superior playing powers on Thursday evening-i Hillcrest, the home team winning by three 'goals to one. The'weather for the :game was excellent and the majority of the loot- bailers in Bellevue accompanied their team over to watch the game. A high wind somewhat spoiled an otherwise first .class game, but apart from the wind the conditions .were ideal. Towards the endT'of the .first half, "Casey" Jones, a young player who has hitherto; never been given a place on.-the first distinguished him- self in a spectacular run up the field, his efforts culminating in a well placed shot Bradley amVthus gave Hillcrest the, first soal ,of the game. Bellevue immeafjuely; gave up their attacking play and played a good sound defensive game, making only an occasional dash. down the field. Their play was rewarded a few min- utes before half time when the ball was put through past Dawson and evened the score. At half'time the score remained at 1-1. Jones Again During the second with the wiEd behind them, Hillcrest adopted the method of play Bellevue had used earlier in the game, and in these rushing tactics Casey to the best advantage. Here, there and everywhere, Jones had the Bellevue defence completely demoralized and toy dint of'some fine combination'' play between Casey and Grimshaw, the Hillcrest team soon had another goal to their credit, settled down to Upon this Bellevue real 'hard playing, an indefinite suspension as a resuli of his failure to leave the fielS prompi ly, when ordered off iby Umpire Sher idan in New York on Thursday, Washington captured both games oi a double-header. A home run by Moel ler in the seventh, with one man on won the -first game. In the sec ond game Krause was driven from the in the second inning, with none out. Baskette, who relieved him, ed but little better, while Cleveland got only one hit off Grcom after the fourth. St. Louis and New York divided a double-header, the Yankees winning the first game, in which errors by St. -Louis in the first two innings gave New York a lead of five runs. Two relief pitchers failed to' stop the hard hitting New Yorkers. St. Louis came back strong in the second game, and, hitting Fisher .hard, won. Detroit made five runs on four singles, a base on balls and -'two er- rors in the first' inning. After that Plank was invincible. Philadelphia tied the score in the fifth and won out when Wlllett weakened in the tenth, and they scored four .runs. Sunday Detroit S, Philadelphia i. 'Boston 4. New York 9, St. Louis 4. New York G, St. Louis 3. (17 (Hi (14 52 -IS 30 3S 29 3C 40 44 411 -50 5'J .739 .U2G .500 .495 .431 .30.' .297 .692 017 .671! .517 .485 .174 .337 .294 .CSS Ml .500 .449 44S .372 .352 MARKETS LETrtBRIDOE MARKETS O.Bii 0.7U 0.110 0.4G 0.77 0.75 0.73- 0.46 21.00 No. 1 Northern.. No. 2 Northern No. :i Northern....... No. 4 No, 5..............'.' No. 1 Alborta Itcd..... No. 2 Alberta lied No. 3 Alucrla Hed No. 4 Alliorta Hod No. 5 Alberta lied..... Bran, per ton Shorts, per Z8.00 Onls, nor too, sacked ..i. 28.00 Rolled ay.oo Vegetables: Potatoes, per ton 20.00 to 24.00 New potatoes, per Ib...........03 Ueols, per Carrots, per Ib.................03 Turnips, per Ib................2% Onions, per Ib................0.0-1' Butter and Eggs- Dairy butter 0.20 Iffreumery butter. 0.33 Egg3, fresh........- 0.25 MONDAY'S GRAIN MARKETS EASTERN LACROSSE TORONTOS DOUBLED SCORE Irish Canadians Showed Some Fine "Come Back" Stuff Toronto, July Ken- nedy's Ir-ish-Cana'dians showed the real thing in tho come-back line here today after .being hopelessly outclass- ed In the first two quarters. They played the Torpntos off their feet in the second half. The Torontos, -who were lending In the Big Pour, started out like champious, and tallied three in the first quarter, holding the Irish- Canadlans without a tally. The To-r- ontos .added another hi and the Irish-Canadians got to their first in this quarter. Things began to hum in the' and when :the whis- tle blew lit .stood, Toronto 7, Irish-Ca- ladians 3. The final score was: Tor- onto 10, Irish-Cttuadians o. TECUMSEHS DIED. HARD Montreal. -Tulsr took the flect- Nationals 'time to down the Tecumsehs here today In their Big Tour game. The .final score Na- tionals Tecumsehs 4. Tho game was one'of the best seen here this year, .and there was something doing all the time. MONTREAL .HAD -IT EASY were easy for the squad here to- day in their N.L.tX fixture, the final icore 'being, [Montreal 9, Cornwall 3. Winnipeg, Man., July 29. The grain markets opened and closed to--' day as follows: Open July 107% October 9414 December........ Oats- July October......... 35% EU. 1 Feed, July Flax- July October......... Closing Cash Prices Wheat- No. 1 Northern......, No. 2 Northern........ No. 3 Northern No. 4............... No. 5 No. Peed No. 33................. Rejected............ Feed......... Minneapolis Wheat Open July............. 107 September Close 38% 3614 175 1G5 84 _ 58% '51 44% Close 107 December 90 July September December Chicago Wheat Open 89% Close 98% 94 V4 96% WEEKLY STOCK LETTER International Saturday llontreal 7, Providence 2. Montreal 8, Providence 5. Toronto 14, Jersey City 6. Toronto 12, Jersey 4. Rochester 9, Baltimore 5. Rochester 9, Baltimore 2. Newark" 4, Buffalo 3. Buffalo 8, Newark 7. Sunday Providence 6, Montreal 3. 'Jersey City 7, Newark 2. him said Ecklaod 'to the Herald this morning. "Wrestlers, like all artists.-.have jot to train with their equals or they arc sure to iall off. Wassum has not done this, and Taylor las and is in :the best of shape and it will te no surprise to me to EM .him win concluded Eckland. Torontonian Jumper Who Make Mark at Olympiad but they were unable -to-do much against the wind. About fifteen min- utes before time was called Hillcrest scored once more, this time from piece of very pretty play resulting from a 'strategically placed corner kick. There was no more scorhig done by either team after this, al- though Bellevue now threw all 'pre- cautions to the before-mentioned wind and pluyed an essentially fine game of attack. The whistle went for time with the score standing 3-1 in favor of the hume team. This match was one of a series play- ed between the leaders of the Crow's Nest Pass and Alberta Pass Leagues. BULLETINS Association Saturday St. Paul 2, Minneapolis 1. Louisville 5, Indianapolis 0. Indianapolis 7, Louisville 2. -Milwaukee 7, Kansas City 4. Toledo 4, Columbus 1. Sunday Minneapolis 10, St. Paul 7. Louisville 6, Indianpolls 1. Thomas 5, London 0. -Kansas City 4, Milwaukee 2. Toledo 4, Columbus 3. Columbus 13, Toledo 9. Northwestern1 "Victoria 6, Seattle 3. Portland 3, Tacoma 1. Tocama 13, Portland 4. OVERSEAS FOOTBALL CLUB The following team.will represent the Overseas against- the S. 0. E. in tho Ball Park on evening at 6.45 p.m.: Sunnier; Homo and Patterson; Oauldweil, Mullen and Halkerston; Bannerman, Thomson, Brennan, SImm and Joyce. Cal. Brickfr, Toronto bnwd Jumper, who finished second In the Olympic ivent it Stockholm. at Tie leap that bot him a vorldy record, Urn. S, 0. E. vs. OVERSEAS Tho following will represent the S. 0. E. in itheir league game with the Overseas at the -Ball Park, Tuesday, kick-oft 6.45. Referee J. Gurr. Coles; Firth and Ohlswlck; Wll- lets, Holberlon and Lee; Clayton, ABh- inan, Parker, Jordan and Roach. Canadian London 7, St. Thomas 5. St. Thomas 6, London 0. Cuclph 5, Pcterboro 4. Ottawa G, Berlin 1. Brantford 5, Hamilton 1. ST. ANDREW'S F.C. A special meeting of St. Art. Warwick, of Toronto, the Football club will be held in buM- player and managtr of Toronto ment of ckurca ualfiit at l.lt, Licroot Club. CAPITALS WIN AGAIN Ottawa, July Capitals add- id another wiu to their string by .owning the Shamrocks by a score f 7 to 1, in an N. L. U. game here this afternoon. Last Game of Senior Football League Tomorrow The final game of the 'Senior Cham- pionship series, will be played at the Ball Park 'tomorrow evening at 6.45. While the. gam-a will have no effect on the championship, it Is likely to be a lively eiiocunter' from the word go. The Sons of. England feel -they are worth at one win in the series, and will, no doubt, go some to win. While the Overseas will put ev- ivry effort "to keep their.slaite clean. Soccer has been allowed to.-rest a little, owing to the trip to Winnipeg for Dominion championship honors, but the executive are wide from now.on J-he game will take no second place 111 the city. AT THE BUTTS SACK FLOUR FOR BEST SHOOTING SATURDAY cn-der a little more nterest among the memfoers of the [jCtllbridge Rifle association, a sack of flour was offered as a prize for the highest score made on Saturday at the 200 yards and tha 500 yards. Mr. Wodeir was the winner of this unique prize, .with a score of 30 fit the 200 yarda-range, and 32 at the 500 yards range. 200 YARDS Dawson .454332 5-26 mlth 324433 Vodell.......___445445 Andrews 5 4 3 6 4 3 Halg ...353344 Ittard..........43 4535 Butler...... ;...3 4 4 4 -t 4 Borton ......0 22433 Carlson ..45 4 r, 4 8 Webb .'.........434433 500 YARDS Jawson...... ...2 2 0 S 3 3 0 11 ...B 4 5 4 4 5 lalg 4 0 40 02 ,n.an........ .6 n 2 B 3 3 'Ittard .ndrcws -I 4 4-28 larlson '.-..........444454 Hitler ..2 2 4 2 5 5 ___5 26 2'4 5 (Supplied by nice Whaley, Winni- peg) Winnipeg, July -for tho past, week: Cattle 1111, 292, hogs 1503, sheep 481. The supply of stock here first three days of this- week was very light and as a result the market was very sorting on everything, in fact a shade stronger than the closing days of Jast. week. On Wednesday we sold one car of Alberta grass steers aver- aging 1277 Ibs. at 7.20. This price is very high for this season of tile year, and fully per hundred higher than a year ago. v We also sold 75 averaging 215 Ibs, at 8 cents. Today the receipts are more liberal and all grades of cattle are selling strong, quarter lower than yester- day. The bulk of the cattte on tho market today run to common ami' medium grades of-mixed butchers, no real choice cattle being on sale. With liberal receipts we look for a eongid-. erablc decline from .-present quota- tions, but expect to values remain, a lot- stronger than they were last fall. Very few stackers and feeders and no jdiange in prices. We rolther ex-- 'to-see a few more find their way to market from now on. Milters a-nd springers remain unchanged. We quote as -follows, delivered, fed Best milkers'and springers, to' common to medium and springers, f30 to J40; best -butcher, steers and heifers, fi.50 to 6.76; fair to good butcher steers and .heifers, 5.75 to (i.25; common butcher steers 5.00 to 5.25; good to' choice'butcher cowsi 6.40 to 5.76; medium cows and heifers, 4.50 .to I 5.00; common cows, 3.50 to 4.00; beat hulls. 4.25 to 4.75; medium bulls, 3.25 to 3.75; best stackers and j feeders, 4.25 to 4.75; light stockers, j 3.50 to 4.00. I Hogs the first days of the j week sold strong .at cents. -Today I there are more on the market and' the. trade Is weaker, some of the pack- j era.bidding 8.75 with n cut on roughs and slags. Wo sold what hogs we had this morning at I) cents but were forced to'give quite.liberal cuts. Tho tendency is downward if receipts liberal and we would advise our ship-' pers to buy their hogs to sell from to S.75. No change on sheep and lambs. Good sheep 6.00 to 6.60, and good' spring Iambs from 7 to 8 cents pound, Whlli> n few choice veals have sold up to 8 cents It .is not-safe to quote them over 7.00 to 7.50, with the med- ium kind from 6.00 Ho 6.60. We are in a good position to handle all killdn of live stock this fall and will be pleased to hear from all our old customers, as well as any otheti who may desire to try.ui. ;