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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta K TII H K I U C IS U A 11, I i n BASEBALL NATIONAL w. Philadelphia 00 Ilrooklvn '18 4' 1'Utsburg '15 Chicago New Vork -11 St. Louis 41 Cincinnati 3D 38 tl .508 .MO .510 .506 .500 .'188 .473 .111 KNOX CLUB DOESN'T APPROVE Take Exception to Disbanding of City Baseball League With out 'I heir Sanction When Race was Close and Undecided 3 St. Louis 1 KRIIter; Grlndler, Pot- Brooklyn 2 Plttsburfi 8 Pfoffer anil JkCready; Kanllehner linil Gibson. I'hlladolpula Mayer and duo and Snvder. Boston 10 Cincinnati B Fiagan. Hughes and Whaling; Dale, Lear, Mcl.uskey and Wingo. Second game: Uoston 7 Cincinnati 6 Davis, Hasan ami 'Gowdy; Benton, Schneider and Clark. New York-Chicago: Postponed, rain. Boston Chicago Detroit Washington New York St. Louis Cleveland Philadelphia AMERICAN 57 32 57 35 31 Snorting Editor .and Fans ot Loth- bridge- has become the current re- port and sencral V opinion that I h nox baseball team -arc a culpable bunch of pikers, and of a consequence throw up the sponge at the meeting called Monday night. Why such should appear tho case would evident- ly he well grounded by perusing tne report of the so-called baseball com- mittee to tho effect that the baseball championship has been awarded to the North Ward aggregation. Be it known at once that the Knox team was not represented at tho said nicotine to so much as endorse any auch proposition.' Why? Not nc- mse we should not have been, but .G40 cmijjfi wu biiuui" 615 because our captain had understood St. Louis Koob and Lapp.' Detroit 6 Philadelphia Agnew; Bressler Nexv York... .40V .341 1 and G i that the meeting was to be htid 8.30. 13ut, instead, Ibis confab be- Kan'at 7 with the North SWers re- i presented by a 3 to 1 majority, aud [quietly slipped a lemon to the fans and the Knox team. In all sponmg fairness, can such a high-handed the next game, which would, by tho indications of tho last one, mean doom to their championship aspira- tions. Just because we havo treated our fricndo tho enemy, white, we suppose thoy must think us "pretty soft" as well. demand fair play, and an equal hearing. Here Is the way the league stands: North Lethbridge. L. Knox U. T. C Which reveals that we have played more games than they, and then the audacity of the North Sid- ors suggesting that the leasue be ab- andoned, and claiming tho champion- ship, and at the same time voting it through a meeting when-there was a to 1 majority in their favor as to representatives, and we the only ones to whom It concerned a "whoop" not there. How else could the vote go? Why should they to evade the Boland, Steen and Balier; Sweeney and Nunamaker. Cleveland 1 Washington.... 2 Walker and O'Neill; Ainsraith and Johnson. Chicago-Boston: Postponed, rain. FEDERAL Chicago Kansas City S3 Pittsburg Newark 40 St. Louis........... -19 Brooklyn 44 Buffalo ''1 Uiltimore 35 wpm justifiable? outcome of a deciding game? '.he' telm, regret that o.ur Do not misunderstand now; and adversaries would desire to take snch an nd'vantage ot us in v- fbsence, and at the same time perpetrate upon the fans a crying shame. To Knox supporters, and the few loyal fans of the city, just at this time when interest. Is at its height, and prospects good for tight games, this is certain to dampen forever the in- terest in a city league. j.ct A-il this was carried out just be- SliS cause there was a possibility of a cou- .665 i Pie of their players to be absent for '.54H .533 .533 .451 .432 ,380 Baltimore 0 Pittsburg amore Suggs and Owens; Allen and 0 Con- nor. Second game: Baltimore 2 Plttsburr o Quinn and Jackiitsch; Knetzer and O'Connor. Buffalo 2 Chicago .4 Krapp and Blair, Allen; Hcndnx and Wilson. Newark 11 St. Louis.. 8 ewar Moseley, Brandon, Falkenberg an Rariden; Watson, Crandali, Plank and Chapman. Brooklyn 4 Kansas City 0 Marion and Simon; Kenning, Pack- ard and Easterly. we do demand satisfactory ending to this baseba'n league, and, more- over, wo defy the North Ward to at least one deciding game, or a series of three, to be played at once. Wo can cheerfully lose the title, if necessary, hut to give it away, never! Resides we are not that kind of a team. BE1RT SANG, }Ianagcr Knox Baseball club. INTERNATIONAL Providence 0 Toronto Second game: Providence 2 Toronto .Jersey City 1 Buffalo. Second game: Jersey City 1 Buffalo Harrisburg'.. 2 !i. ASSOCIATION Milwaukee 2 Columbus St. Paul-Cleveland: Postponed, rain.- NORTHWESTERN Victoria 4 Aberdeen..... Vancouver..: 0 Spokane.....' 2 Seattle.. UMPS WORD IS LAW Chicago, July Stovall, manager of the Kansas City Feds, was fined S250; Lee Magee, manager of the BrookfedB, and Benny Kauff by President Gilmore, for attacking Umpire, Corcoran in a dis- pute arising out of a decision in a recent game. Stovall and Magee were indefinitely suspended. HONUS SAVES DAY PittsburB, Pa., July defeated Brooklyn here today by 8-2. The locals iron the game in. the fifth Wagner in-vthe -.eighth hit a homer with the bases full. on speed pitching I just dote o speed. The faster they come the hard- er they go back." Imagine this from a demure young miss just out of her teens. xThen "I'd rather play baseball than eat. There's no fun for me in watching he men play unless.I'm in the game nyselt." Elizabeth Murphy, ot Warren R.I. Iocs get out and play baseball with the men. She asks no favors for her sex either, and has her home town viid with excitement every time she don's a man's uniform and plays in the regularly scheduled game oi the Varreri Athletic Olub. Easily 'the best g'F1 Da" P'ayer in the country is the rating given Miss Murphy by' keen observers who have seen -this phenomenon of .the diamond n action at Providence, Newport, anii in other places in Rhode Island. "They came to make tun of said Miss Murphy, with all the as- surance of a Ty Cobb, "but I show- ed them that I can play baseball just as good as any man." How this spirit of confidence herself works out is seen in the last game the Warren Shoe company nine jlayed with the fast naval training station team at Newport, with Miss Murphy at first base. The Warren nine lost, but the girl at first accepted-sixtecn chances with- out an error, made a sensational stop ot a line drive with her gloved hand, and caught it with her bare hand as it bounded away, and-, figured in sensational double play. .A hit, _ a sacrifice was her batting card. "I guess the baseball craze was born in continued the younj wonder. "I played catch with.'dad when I was a mere tot then in scrub games with the boys, and for last six or seven years with amateur nines around Warren.' CROWS NEST Summer Resort SEND VOUR FAMILY TO THB, MOUNTAINS FOR A REST OR A QUIET HOLI. .DAY.' An ideal summer resort fish. laf, boating or hunting. Hotel newly renovated; hot and cold water bath. Special atten- tion to tourists. DAY AND UP Summit Hotel Crows' British Columbia lllalUUL IIIHCi Miss Murphy's prowess as an ath lete, however, is not confined to bass ball by any means. an ardem ice hockeyist, captaining the East Warren ice hockey five, and holding her own in this s'tremiqus game with the hoys. I mind the roughness of .base ball and. hockey? Not a bit. Lots o people mistake fast, aggressive play ing for roughness, and in my opinion a checker game is just as' good a spectacle as a ball game that chock full of pcpperish playing." COWLER Jim Corbett's Protene Out- pointed in 10-Round Go New York, N.V., July Gunboat Smith of San Fran- cisco defeated Tom Cowler ot Vancouver, James J. Corbett's protege, in a 10-round bout, here, last night, on points. Cowler put up a good fight, having the better of the first three rounds. Smith's experi- ence and ring generalship won for him. Smith weighed 1S2 and Cowler 205 pounds. REGINA RACES Sask., July day's racing programme-went off as per schedule, with the exception of one untoward accident, a jockey, be- ing thrown from his horse 'and receiv- ine severe injuries'. The summary: 2.15 trot, purse won; Dan Matthews, second; Alt'a 'Mac, third; Cornea, fourth. Best time, 2.10 trot, purse Okla won: "Scarlet Trent, second; Hal Chief third; Alpha .Dell, fourth; Ima Starr, fifth. Best Five furlongs Squirrel won'; My Doulo, JTus- can, third. Also raaj Spent Shot, Ca- nadian Moose, Bingo, Xenocrates. Time, i Mile aad Sure On, second; slicker, third.-Alio ran: Merry Marcus, Fireside. Time, 1.52. Six furlongs, Rank won; Sporting Life, .second; Trlste, third. Also ran: Dorble, Zozal. 1.16. CURING tho past few months hundreds ol railway employes havo gone to the war, among them probably none more prominoni with the Canadian Pacific Railway than the men whose photographs are reproduced here. Bach a head of an Important department of the world's greatest transportation-company, and each anxiou; to- devote his scrvireg and life, U need be, to tie aid of the BriusU'Wmplre. Number I e ber I is Lieut.-Col. Fred A. Gnscolgne, ot U Battalion, who was granted leave of absence from his position as Superintendent of Car Service of Eastern Lines to go to the front He Is now busily engaged In encouraging recru i to' join bis regiment, to which la attached a son of Sir president ot the road, as Lieutenant. Licut.-Col. Gascoigne joined the Canadian Pacific as a clerk at Erockvllle Station-on Hay JB, 18S3, and the following year came to Montreal as a clerlt in the Car Accouul- ant Dept, from which position he rose to Sup_er- intendent on Keb. 1st. Number II is Ucut.-Col. George Stephen Cant- lie, who recently landed in England in command of the 42nd Highlanders. Lieut.-Col. Cautlie joined the railway on Jan. 1. 1885, as a clerk in the Audit Dept. and attracted such attention that the following year he was appointed Assistant General Manager and Assistant to the President. He rapidly rose to be Superintendent of the Car Service, and on Nov. 23, 190S, was made General Supt of the Car Services, a position ho occupied he volunteered for overseas service. Number III is Captain G. Ernest Hall, who ha; been doing exrplliint work at the front Kith the Heavy Brigade, being second in command. Heua'- Assistant General Storekeeper and .volunteered with one of the first Canadian units to go to the front, after the declaration of war last August Capt. Hall joined the C. P. R. on May 14, 1900, a clerk in the Engineering Dept. at Montreal and became Asst. General Storekeeper in 1905. 'Number IV represents one of the prominent officials last to leave the Canadian Pacific for Overseas Service. This is Lieut.-Col. C. W. P. Ramsay, who Is in command of the Canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps. He was born in 1S83 and entered the service of the rail- way as an apprentice in 1S9S. From that date until Sept. 19. 1903, he served in various minor capacities, when he was appointed a an assistant engineer and Division Engineer, and on March 15, 1912, he was aniKm closely identified with the construction of all new lines since that date, notably the bu In the Construction Dept From this tic becamS f o? CoJstrueUon for Eastern Lines. He WM y fcnsinee Shoro Hne from Montreal to Toronto. ding o- the new Laice anu A LIVE WIRE Bravet Coming Fast Boston Braves have started on an other rampage. This is just a littie ater than when they started last sea son on their wonderful winning streak, which earned them the Na tional league pennant and then the world's championship. Johnny Evers sure is the kingpin of the Stallings' brigade, for it is just since he joined their team that they have been win- ning so regularly. Giants Climbing It's not too late to consider the New York Giants as possible con- tenders in the National league. Me- Graw's outfit has been showing sighs of olass lately, and this not altogeth- er on the part of The New Yorkers are playing along with a litt'ie infusion of new blood, but the "little Napoleon" is beginning to re- alize his hopes that, after all, experi- ence is what tells. Bogey and Par Old man bogey is barred from the Mayfield golf links, Cleveland, where the Western Golf association is hold- ing its taurney this week. His place is taken by par. In figuring put bogey, which is supposed to be the number of strokes in which perfect play woi.'.d carry a golfer round the course, bunkers, sandpits, hills, and ither obstacles taken into considera- tion. Par is figured on an exact bas- is of distance, regardless of obstacles. Par for Mayfielcl Is 73 strokes. Bogey never was figured there since the pre sent course was laid out. Esien at the Front Jimmy Essen is well known in Olc Country sporting cirries, especially in wrestling, for it is in that pastime that he has 'built up an enviable repu- tation. In 1.908 lie won the Lonsdnle heavyweight belt, and since then he has gained more than a modicum, of success, both In Canada .and in the Old Land. .Essen recently left this country and returned to England, with tile express purpose of enlisting in the army. The day he arrived in Manchester he was appointed a ser- geant in the East Lancashire A.S.C., and la at present "doing his bit" somewhere in France. JOHNNY EVERS Johnny Is a ball player than he is good looking. The Boston Braves are skipping along with that c'id stride that dazzled baseballdom last year'about this time, and it's all due to Evers' return to the game, 'tis said Evers was hors de combat for no lit tie nerio'd, but is now setting the lea gue'on fire with his aggressive work Lawn Bowling EMPIRE CLUB .WINS BANKERS' CUP AGAIN There was a splendid turnout o Sawn bowlers last night on the Gal Garden greens, when the Empire club came bad; strong, and took the Bank ers: trophy home with them Me Nabb's and Adams' rinks played a nip and tuck same, with McNabb win niiig, one Dr. Marrs' rink too! LOOK HERE uutB. viiv the small end of the score with Mar nodi's bowlers. Sensational shots b: Manioch. and JlcNabb featured thi contests The scores at the end o the match, and the players were a Empire Club Gall Club R Fairbrother J. Coo'.c R. Balclry W. Jones F Ford J- Mcllvena D McNabb (9) W.S. Adams (8; R Smith T. Haddllngton R w.eir s- Hambly W-Shover" R- Scott J. Mornooh (16) Dr. JIarrs (7) The Empire club were the first t win the trophy from the origina homers, Messrs. Clarke and Johnson Then it was lifted by Scot and Mc- llvena of the Gait club, who lost it to and -Marrs of .the Gait club. Adams and Marrs defended It three times, losing it on the third occasion last night. i Tab_r its first appearance on BASE'S AL'L POSTPONEMENT The baseball benefit game between Knox and North Lethbridge, billed for tonight, has been postponed untri next week some time. Grounds are DIED AS HORSES FINISHED RACE Toronto, July E. G. Williams of 101 Spadina road, died suddenly at Hamil- ton races, of heart failure, as the horses in the fourth race flashed under the wire. In the dead man's pocket was found a ticket, showing he had hot 5100 on Pardner, which ran fourth. He was G2 years of age, and for the past thirty years had been a member of the firm of Warren Bros.7 wholesale gro- cers, Toronto. HOWARD LEE CHAMPION HARD-LUCK GOLF PLAYEH Noted Player Scores Hole Which Gives Opponent Victory in Com- petition Cleveland, Ohio, July Lee, Detroit, was the champion hard uck nlayer of the big golf taurney at he ifayiicld club. Wednesday Lee had tlie questionable 'Pleasure of scoring a hole for his opponent that teat him out of his match. R. H. Bankard, Chicago, laid Lee a dead stymie on the first green. At he time Lee was two strokes ahead, and could have halved the hole by playing safety. Instead he tried a osl. the hole. At the end of 36 holes he match was all scluare. In the ex- tra play-off Bankard won. But for the stymie, Lee would have won one come under tho classification of the laborers they required. It had appeared strange to him that a vast country with such wealthy nat- ural resources, which should sustain twenty times the population, could not even Sustain the eight mil'.ions of peo- ple here, who had only begun to scratch the surface of things. Mr. Barnes said, as a result of their munition factories of England. War Not of Our Seeking Mr. Barnes referred to the great war as a great international, a great human crisis. "Many thousands of young nien have been eng.nlfed, and many thousands of women are today waiting and watching and praying lor the safe return of as many more of our young men. "This war was not one of our seek- ing, for we are a peace-loving na- tion. We had to engage in the strug- gle. I have heard of some who have While Germany, on the one hand, 14 a.nation of separate states; Britain, on the other, has never been so solid, ly united. 'At home, we are absolute- ly .agreed on the war. We are agreed that the lives -of '.our men must be sacrificed, and- that bur money must be scent to bring this struggle to a successful conclusion. "We look with pride., too, upon the apings of .the .gaKant. Canadians and the Australiasian troops in' the field. We hope'and believe that- this war will result .In the welding- of all our peoples-In a'greater- bond of love and sympathy than ever before existed 'Mr Wyndham and nnself have been glad'to have had the opportun- ity of coming to Canada, and meet- .uuurtesy andVndness on all Isaid Mr. Barnes, in conclusion. read of certain happenings on the eastern war frontier, and who have had sonie doubt as to the wisdom ot Britain having ever entered I can. say now that we were bound i cl'pate. War is terrible at all times. It is the last word in human misery caused by human folly. But sometimes iherc is no option. GOES TO FEDS Kansas City, July is report- ed here that Sammy Mayer, outfield- er ot the local American association :eam, has been signed by Manager Magee of the Brooltfods. Magee would not confirm or deny the report. POSTPONE AUTO MEET Des Moines, la., July Des Moines speedway 300-mile automobile race was postponed today from Sat- urday, July 3, to Saturday, August 7. Heavy rains of the last few days were responsible. erc s no "Britain, as well as Germany, had pledged herself to protect' Belgium, and Bf.gium in return had pledged nerself to remain at peace, and not partake in .any war of aggression. The German Chancellor, speaking in the Parliament at Berlin, had 'I know we are doing wrong, but ne- cessity knows no law, and we are go- SPORTING NOTES The Argonauts of Toronto will ter strong eight in the Canadian Henloy, to be held at St. 'Catharines, lext month. The Argos will be the inly Canadian crew entered in the races. the Gat Gardebgeen? when baseball games, Tias announced that he ha. receive Ban Johnson has decided to put a ban on ball players' literary efforts. This means that Ty Cobb will no long- er be able to affix his signature to baseball articles penned by a Chicago sport writer. It has been 14 years since a Na- tional league batsman hit above the 400 mark. The' only players who have hit this mark in recent years are Ty Cobb and Joe Jajkson, both Am- erican league batters. Jack Ness, who holds the world's record for hitting in 49 consecutive baseball games, has announced that Locomotive Was Badly Damaged With her pilot missing, her cab crushed, her tender crumbled up tike a piere of paper and her diving gear badly used up, Locomotive 2577 which was pulling No. 513 westbound 'whim she 'Went through the soft road- bed two miles west oi Cowley, was brought into the yards yesteraay. That a was narrowly- averted is evident fiom the condition of the tender which was metaphori- cally knocked into a cocked hat The encme went through the roadbed first and this checked the tram with the result that the tender was crushed between the baggage car and the reaj of the engine The cab was smashed almost flush with the end of the boiler. It is a miracle that Fireman Shillte escaped with a broken leg, as there was scarcely room left m tne fireman's bunk for a good-sued man. The risht hand side ol the cab was not so "badly crushed From the front the big locomotive our way'ThrouglTVel- torpedoed giurn.' 'Even that morning they had ol si-puu< started. They had hacked their way remains 01 started. 1 ley nan imcixeu f 1 rough Belgium, and had left forever the Brand of the beast upon the name b stopped by the too wet. nuseii last night of the Majestic Theatre, joined in a friend'iy game. There is no doubt now, but what will re- turn ami try-and life the Bankers' lie nas received ttu vita, ii wm iv Tinker to loin the Chicago Federals. It Is not liktiy that Ness will accept the offer, as ft is-understood that he will be'offered a berth with the" Chi- cago White Sox next. year. of Ge'rmany. "If Britain :had not entered the .war at this point, she wosild have brought: herself to the same '.ow moral level as Germany. Compelled to Enter "But .suppose .we .had not gone to -va-- We would have lost our own1 souls as well as our material inter- ests It is a fact that no war could have taken place in Europe without our becoming Involved sooner or lat- We are the greatest shipping na- iion. Two hundred ships leave our ports every day. Sooner or later, we would have had provocation to enter. Had we waited until then to come In- to the war, we would have been too late to be effective. Br that time Germany would l.ave had, perhaps, the best of France, and .they .would have' made short shrift of us "For my part, for the part of the, working men of Britain, we prefer to go into the war witn clean hands and brave hearts, to join tne Allies now, that once and for att the future of .the race may be settled, that ue may de cide whether the development of the free institutions, of which this nest- ing tonight is but a symbol, is to con- tinue, or whether we shall be under the autocratic heel of mlliUruUc Ger- many. The great aim of.this war is that Kaiserism and all that it stands for be forcv.er crushed. "Britain has one great advantage: I Sllori i 111! two (latcars. The whistle, the dome and the piston and connecting rods arc missing. In spite of the damage done the line v.as opened three hours after the. accident had taken place. Michigan inventor has brought oui a portable refrigerator, some- what resembling a suit case, m which there is a chamber for cracked ice above a compartment for holding per- ishable goods. _________, looked as if d iron and r only, The other end is broken off The. tendei vas brought in oji inder. SAILINGS From Montreal T.8.S. ATHENIA tt TS.8. "CASSANDRA ..Stpt. 4 Cabin i Rattt: Cabin 3rd data i PREPAID TICKETS from Scotland issued at rates. Full informatioa any Railway or Steamship Aseati Donaldson H. E. LIDMAN, Gen. Ajmt. Vancouver, 531 OranWlle Phone. 3199. ;