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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 30, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Tuesday. July 30,1912 INIEAD Went Into First Place in International League Yesterday * Toronto,. July 29.-Toronto climbed Into first place in the International League today when they split the double-header -with Jersey City. The Leafs, took the first same by the �core of 3 to 2, while the Skeeters captured the second contest ten to five. The first game was a pitchers' battle between Frill and Drucks, but the second affair developed into a swat feast, in which three Toronto twirlers. wer� unable to stop the pests. Rochester dropped into second place today when Baltimore defeated the Hustlers by a score of 3 to 1. At the Henderson Park Lake Tonight The first sports of the local aquatic association will be held this evening at Henderson park lake, commencing at 7.30. -There will be canoe tilting, tub racing, log rolling, life-saving, swimming and if there is a demand, other events will be added. There will be no fee charged, the events being open to all comers. The idea of the association is to make this one of the stepping stones to somthing greater and better in aquatic sports for the benefit of Leth-bridge people and a good crowd should be in attendance tonight, events will all be interesting and lively. The ST. CYPRIAN'S1 ELEVEN WERE THE VICTORS BASSANO AND RED DEER QUIT THE W. C L (Special to the Herald) Calgary, July 30.-At a baseball meeting this morning Bassano and Red Deer dropped out of the league; Calgary and Edmonton will finish the season.  �fr WOOD OF BOSTON > RIVALS MARQUARD * - �> What Latest Figures of the Big > Leagues Disclose Ernest Barry First English-Bom Sculler to Win Championship for Many Years London, July 30. - Ernest Barry, fthe English champion, seat Richard iArnst, the New Zealander and title, holder on the Thames yesterday tor the professional sculling championship (Of the world. The Evening News, whose feelings were sorely wounded by adverse foreign comments on English decadence as revealed in the Olympic games, seizes the occasion to emit a shout of triumph. It says : " 'Poor Old England' was the jeering title of a leading article in the 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 proves our contention that we have men who would be world heaters ,were they properly trained." The world's sculling championship left England in 1876 when the Australian Trickett won the title. Since then, although thirty-six races have been rowtd, an English born sculler has never regained the title until today. Jack Johnson Worth $200,000 and is Ready to Quit the Ring for Good Joe Wood, the reliable Red Sox pitcher, is in the same class with Rube Marquarri iu the number of games won, each pitcher having 19 to his credit. Wood, however, has lost one more game than the New York southpaw. Byron Houck, last year with Spokane, has struck his gait and is now winning steadily. "Lefty" Leifield seems to have benefitted by a change of clubs; as he has won four and lost but one game since joining the Cubs. Christy Mathewson, in spite of the "going back" talk, is getting better as the season progresses and is now third in the list of the winning National league pitchers. No matter how hard Ty Cobb hits the ball Tris Speaker keeps pegging away and this week finds them separated by a margin of only five points. Joe Jackson is the only other American league slugger within striking distance. Heinle Zimmerman is making a runaway race for batting honors in the National, and is fully 30 points ahead of his nearest rival, Doyle of the Giants. Cavanah Swifts Were the Victims - Classy Soccer An interesting and exciting soccer match was played last night between the fast St. Cyprian's tcant and the Cavanah Swifts on the grounds ol the former, which resulted in a win for the Saints by two goals to one. Both teams laced each other with the determination to pull off a victory, and irom the kick-off it was apparent that there would be a close score. There was no loafing by the players who went at it with a vengeance, the half time period ending with the scora( standing one goal to nothing in favor of the Saints. The final spasm\ began in lively fashion and the fans got plenty of excitement, as each 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, succeeded in notching the only goal lor his team, while the Saints scored a second goal, . thereby winning the match by two goals to one. The j Cavanah Swift team lined up as follows : Collier, Farris, Dodd, Shed-don, Iliffe, Gregory, Sheddon, West, Allin, Colpman and Allin. George VVanless refereed the game in an efficient manner. The Cavanah Swifts are out with a defi to any church team for a friendlj) game. BASEBALL IN THE BIG LEAGUES] Results of Games National Giants Fall Again New York, July 29.-Chicago won Its third straight game from Now York today. The score was 4 to 3 and the victory was a lucky one in the sixth Herzog drove to centre a hit which ordinarily would have scored Becker, and Merkle, who were on -second and third, but it happened that the ball grazed the lapel of the umpire's coat. Tho result was that Becker and Merkle were ordered back to the bnBea they had just occupied and Myers, the next batsman hit into a double play. Batting Rally Did It Philadelphia, July 29.-A batting rally by Philadelphia in the seventh inning when five singles were made off Camnitz's delivery, gave the home team a victory over Pittsburg here this afternoon 4 to 1. McCarthy made two singles and a double in four times at bat. Brooklyn's Third Brooklyn, July 29.-Brooklyn made it three in a row with Cincinnati after a hot battle 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 of the hits to be wasted. Egan made four hits in as many times at bat and Hummel did the same. The Standings National New York.......... 04 26 Chicago ........... 55 33 Pittsburg .......... 50 38 Philadelphia........ 4a 42 Cincinnati........... 45 46 St. Louis ........... -10 52 Brooklyn ........... 35 55 Boston .............. 25 57 American Boston............ fi7 29 Washington......... 60 36 Philadelphia........ SB 41 Chicago ............ 47 45 Cleveland........... 46 51 Detroit............. 45 61 Bt. Louis ........... 34 (15 New York.......... 30 60 .311 .0,25 .51:8 .50 0 .4�5 .481", -384 .305 .698 .625 .577 .511 .474 .469 .343 .333 LETHBRtfDGE MARKETS STEWARDS CUP WON BY GOLDEN ROD AT 9 TO 1 Wolgast Wants Big Sum to Fight McFarland Chicago, July 29.-Jack Johnson, champion heavy weight pugilist of the world, announced tonight he bad /ought his last fight. "The promoters won't give my price for fighting now and if I wait a year I'll' probably not be in condition to put up a fight worthy of a champion. So it's goodbye to John Arthur Johnson, champion of the world," he said. He was asked If be Intended to retire in favor of any fighter as Jeffries did Chicago, July 30.-Ad. Wolgast's terms for meeting Packey McFarland 10 rounds in New York are growing Hart, Johnson higher. Before leaving for Cadillac, he told McFarland's manager that he In the case of Marvin said: "No, let Jeanette, Langford and Mc-jwould fight McFarland,at 135 pounds ey fight ft out. 'I think McVey will' at 3 o'clock either Sept. 20th or 2�th _rof them but it is their {or mm. A {ew Qays ag0 Wolgast tronble, not mine. No white ^^id he would fight McFarland for j $20,000, and at one time he said a him. can give either of those men a battle." �Johnson ha. eaved his money. Helpurae CRICKET TEAM SELECTED * To Play Against Taber Tomorrow Afternoon The following players of the Lethbridge Cricket club have (been selected to play tomorrow -July 31-on the Police Barracks ground at three o'clock against Taber > Pott, Newton, Carr, Mold, Harris, Hings, Blackburn, Simmonds, Turner, Lee and Fryer. The team are requested to be on the ground at three sharp. *�*� * e> iwr-iir - 11 iffiMMMiTitHMBWI See'That'.Ybu Get; . : mm "Special Liqueur" ' When You Ask For It , J IVI. DOUGLAS &. CO. C-.n'adian Aacnti.-.- MiJ,� 51 Close 107 94% 96 Close 99 93 95% JACK JOHNSON TO ; MEET JEANNETTE? Dusky Champiti n Offered 925,000 For 10-Round Hout in New York Chicago, Jul ft 29.-"Billy" Gibson, matchmaker fop the Garden Athletic club of New Yita-k, today offered Jack Johnson $25,000 to fight Joe Jeaivnette 10 rounds In M kg.dison Square Garden on Labor Day. .. Johnson held out for $30,000, but G;i>son pointed out to him that certai |i per cent privileges would be given' out which probably would make mere than this amount for the champioi t and tonight it seemed probable that; the match would be closed. Gibson said th 1- boxing commission which at one t |ne barred Johnson from fighting in I lew York, had decide ed to let down tlb> bars. BUTTE HOPES PO'R RECORD MEET More Than 600, rto/.-se. Will Race at Minln �f Tjwn Butte, Mont., ,Ti t y 29.-More than 600 horses from s t: ables in all parts of the coountry w 11 be raced at  the meeting of the B p tte Jockey Club, which opens Augusii. 1 and continues for 30 days. With the meeting less than one week off I the stables at the track are more tlian three-quarters filled, and horses being, shipped in from eastern ti p icks and Lagoon , almost daily. "Phis meeting undoubtedly will be the biggest in the history of Butte, and, according to t i le belief of well known horsemen," /ti all probability one of the biggest , from the standpoint of the number j of horses in the west, not barring ilhe meets which have been held at Oakland and Emery ville. F _________ u- . Internationstf Cricket London, July 29--At the drawing. of stumps in the flllst day's play in the test match bet i| /een the cricket teams of England a)nd Australia, at Manchester, Bnglamlj had scored 186 runs for six wicket*^. Of this numbet Rhodes obtained fl^jffl Woolley 1* and Foster 13. 7 ;