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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 9, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBBIPGE DAILY HERAL0 Friday, .Time 9, INDIANS PLAY Y.M.C. A. TONIGHT THREE CHALLENGES FOR GAMES CALGARY LACROSSE TEAM ISSUES CHALLENGE Calgary, Alta., June 7th, 1911. Worked Rings Around the Westminsters Last Night --Score 5-0 Efficiency of Referee Questioned The Sporting Editor. The Lethbridge Daily Herald, Dear inv J't' Team, do challenge an> school Lacrosse ream in Uuhbridge to a game crosse to take place on Coronation Day in your city K under any circumstances a same can not be'arranged with a School Team, we issue the same challenge to anv inter" mediate class in your city. The gate receipts are to be divided as follows: Winner to take per cent, loser 35 per cent. Tours very truly. THE WESTERN CANADA COLLEGE LACROSSE TE-VM M. BEATTY, The most amusing game since the formation of the football league took I place last evening in the contest be- tween the Sons of England and West- minsters at the ball park. In the eyes of the Westminster's it was not so fur ay as they were unable to make a ,ecre while the Englishmen captur- ed Sons went hard at it from the 'moment referee Petts started the sphere rolling and the Northwarders saw that they had a large amount of; work cut out for them. Gurr tried j to open the game with a score to the better side for the Englishmen, but headed it off the field and after the game get going Clayton tried and the i Westminster's backs got excited and kicked it off the field. Hutton kicked j the corner and a little confusion took! place. thev globe rolled off the field j about three feet, the referee not see- INDIANS CRIPPLED The Indians are in a. crip- Pled condition for their game tonight at the park with the Y. M. C. A. Bruce Da vies' right hand pointer was badly hurt in last Monday's game, and Leonard Groen let a bag of grain fall on his knee at the Ellison -Mills yesterday, putting the pin out of plumb and nearly making him a can- didate for the hospital. With -Lepper out of town and the other two incapacitated the 'Injuns' are sort of up against it. tut they wil] be still in the ring when time is called. WARXEK BALL TEAM THROWS DOWJV GAUXTLET A communication has reached the Herald offic" f-on' F P Long, manager Warner baseball club, asking for a "same here onation Day and stating that the Warner'team is ooen to meet ;.ny ball ream in Southern Alberta m acv lirne. BLAIKMOKE FOOTBALL TE UX WAXTS GAME DOMIXIOX DAY W. E. ?chor'ield. secrerarv of ihe Blairmore a challenge to one of the Leihbridge fcocball teams at Biairniore on Dominion Day. Westminsters or Overseas preferred. wiM be guaranteed to the extent of They could 50 on 'the '-ca'l and arrive ar Blairmore ar 6.4'. arid return on BaW-nw 1-avint- there a few minutes nast nine, if it is desired. Blairaore will a visiting team a rousing time. FIRST BASEMAN FOR BROOKLYN THREATENS TO USURP CHASE'S THRONE Jake- Daubert, the young first, base- I man of the Brooklyn Nationals threat- Jens to dethrone Hal Chase as the king I of first sackcrs. While American j league supporters are loath to class Daubert as the equal of Chase, there !are thousands of fans in the National i circuit that consider ihe Brooklyn boy jas good as the Yankee star. Some ihave gone further and have proclaim- led Daubert the king of guardians of jthe initial station. One of Daubert's [heartiest supporters Is Charlie Dooin, i the manager of (he Phillies. i In Charlie's estimation Chase never {compared with Dauberl. "and" adds I the firery-tcpped lender, "Jake has not: I yet attained his top form." j From the viewpoint of many. Dan- jberc is a harder and more dependable putter in a, pinch than youthful Hal; jiilso Daubert can throw with more j accuracy to second or third base. As a graceful fielder the Daubert adher- jents c-or.code that point to Chase; but they insist. Daubert can go as high jfor a chro'.v and reach out as far trp'm jthe base as Chase ever did.. As to j which has the faster thinking ability, 'is a, mooted'question. Hero of Memorial Day Auto Race at Indianapolis Recommended for Recognition His Heroic Act Indianapolis. June Knight but will be re-bnilr TK- 21 years old. of Indianapolis. Ind.. the Personal acknowledged hero of the 500-Mile j Tho n -Memorial Day race, held in his home ,p petltlon as follows: city, is to have meritorious recogni- i to the Carnegie Hero Fund ;tion from the Carnegie Hero Fund i Lommission. Pittsburg, Pa.- ;Commission, of Pittsburg. Pa., if the ififluences of the largest promoters of this sport and the race spectators are of any signiTicance. Knight is now a patient, with his mechanician. 'John T. Glover, in the Episcopal Hospital, in In- dianapolis. He has concussion of the brain, while his mechanician has two of broken ribs, and possibly internal in- juries. His car was a total wreck. ing it. and one of the S. O. E. menfwlth the score against lhe Wegt. pulled it on and Allcock. scored. misters The Westminsters would not stand j Before the game started again the for this and took action by sitting (Westminsters drew up a protest which down and refusing to go on untii a'read something like this: "We the! new referee was placed in charge of j Executive of Westminster Football' the game. After the Westminster j Club hereby protest r.he league game team had a few moments rest and the between the S. 0. E. and "ourselves opportunity of cooling down, it was Ion the ground that the referee is un- decided to start the game over again. J qualified. (Signed) and not count the score that was made, i R. g. Johnson Referee Petts went on and finished the game. Sec. Treas. W.F.C. Sot heated up and made There were many fouls etc. that the i two very creditable attempts to score referee did not see and the crowd, j bat his eye was not keen eough and I was large, told him what to do i Fred Simm tried, which was quick-h- and he did it. It was very easy to j followed by Roach, but all attempts see that he did nor. quite understand j were in vain so thev just eot on the all the details about football. The j defence and watched the Sons close- Westminsters did not like the way iy. Barhour made th-ree attempts but things were going and as soon as the I saw that it was against him. so gave game got rolling they went at it and the Englishmen thought dead earnest, especially Hutton. Chis-jthey would set busv again this time Lee trying which was soon followed and the other side would return it. Clayton passed the sphere up the line to Faunch of the S. 0. E. and Roach wick and Simm. End to end playing comprised ajb--" Allcock, who wanted to make a large amount of the time in the first .'score that would be.counted, but Sum- half, the backs of one team would !rier the basket out again and Kick the ball to one end of the field it- If all end to end playing had amount- ed to anything, a large score would have been the result but it did not and Barbou-r of the oposing team tried ''amount to a hill of beans. The North to take It away from him but. he pass- i Carders took a try once more this ed it over to Gurr, the Englishmen's j time Simm being the victim but fast forward, who tightened the West- Gurr gave it a life with his toe which minsters net for the "Sons" first time, 'sent the sphere flying to Allcock who Not satisfied with this he immed- I passed it on to Heathfield who in- lately went at it again but Hutton creased the score by one more got after him and passed three English j Teddy Faunch got the craving to hit men and took the ball out of the dan-jthe net and by a little work ger zone for a short time. It able to do that which he quite clear that the Sons of England ter, this being the last goal of "the I had the best team at every stage of evening, and when the whistle blew! tne game, but the Westminsters, be-j for lull time the ball was in the ceutr-i ling like ail men, wanting the field. The final score five! game, got into a dispute as to to zero in favor of the S. 0. E. j _ i throw-in in was and between the The line up; S. 0. E Goa' Gurr rweree and the lines man it was soon backs, Pearson, half'backs'I ma e right. jWiiietts, Lee, Firth: fonvards, instead of letting the ball roll Faunch. Heathfield, Gurr and! the field as is done nearly all the j Clayton. Westminsters, goal Sumner; time when the opposite team kicks'backs Whelen and M. Seaman: half-1 It near the line, goalkeeper Sumner [backs Ness. Hutton, and F. Simm; for-i gave it a bunt and the "Sons" got awards. Roach, Barbour, Hoi-' corner, which was taken by and Huggett. and he certainly placed it well in front of the North Ward team's goal, but HrUtton headed it near the other teams goal. Sumner, the man at the net was kept busy and always managed to hang around when the ball ,came in his direction. Clayton, the left wing forward for the men frora over the blue bubbles, tried to put one over on Sumner but he made a basket out ,.t ,_. louav, Qg j Oi his arms and caught the globe. 'Cobb for several Hello Ty; Howdy Pres. Washington D. C., June Cobb, champion batter of the Detroit Tigers and of the American League and Pitcher Lively, one of Manager Hughey Jennings' latest acquisitions shook hands with President. Taft yes-1 terday. The President has known ror several years and always re-' Barbour and Ness got going on the he hails from Augusta j -net and it loofcori __ where Mr. Taft has passed many I combination net and it looked as though they were going to spring sensation but they got tangled up with j Maj. A. 'w. Bute, the p'4- the sphere near centre, and Gurr came military aid, who also comes along once more and. raised another I gave a luncheon for goal. Faunch then took a try it j President ex- but .was not-as straight a shot" as his senior officer, just missing the net'bere- by about a quarter of an inch, and I Clayton came along and was able to I Jack tfle one time famous put it over Sumner after all. York Hljh dents taking place the Westminsters i baseball team. It now looks as if j got busy and took 3 try at it but were tried to teach the college i unaible to make the S. 0. E budge IIads many big wrinkles, re-' an Inch, although Button kept to general confusion. them and the first 'e th" Hfe of a fellow m the race, C. L. Ander- inasmuch as said "00 tnrtT- i miles, when, the accident onh thereby not lonl, chances of ,and monetary reward, but at the .same time invited what appeared to jbe certain death. We. the undersigned participants jjn the race and spectators thereof joeheve the act worthy Of your recog- ,mtion, and hereby formally petition on to take steps in accordance with the custom of your commission. When the multitude of spectators on Memorial Day, at the 500-Miie Race, saw a human form drop from jtne mechanician's seat of Jagersbur- ;gers Case car, roll under the wheels and then get up dazed, onTv -be confronted with the aight of onrurtiing. speed, demons, no one jknew that youthful Harry Knight to be the saviour Of the mechanic's life, was going t'o [repeat what had occurred once b- jfore in his brief racing career. For r.his same Knight on the day Fairmoont Park races in uladelphia last year was confront- a situation identical to that ch developed at the greatest auto j mobile race in the -country held h-re Memorial Day. in Philadelphia png the trials, the driver, of the Mer- ger car in rounding a'turn threw a mechanic out of .his seat into the path of young Knight's car. Knisht j saved this man's life by turning his car from the race course 'through a lence clean into a field. At Indianapolis, driving one of the prettiest races that has been witness- -in many a time, having gone 280 jisiles. 260 of which were without a itire change, making a record for such ,an svent, and then holding by a good a position near the top, Knight ;'was coming ddwn the stretch in j powerful Westcott racing car at the j-ste of 86 miles an hour. This iiero> despite his 21 years, shon experience in racing circles .was just getting warmed up to possibilities that he had in the bark- Jng Westcott, with the biggest motor ,that tne Rutenberg engine works had ever built. He was corning down-the grand stand stretch. "Knight had told ;bis youthful mechanician, John T. Gio ,ver, to "open the he intended to ;see what was in the car. BS explained it. "I had not as yet irealjy opened the Westcott." I Case car broke a j steering knuckle, the car had just le'c i the pit after a miraculous es ificm injury. C. L. Anderson. Jazjr- j bnrger's mechanician leaped frsnj jf-a., he says, in an effort to try and io the wheels to s4; me now beyond the ol his- dr'-ier. Knight saw the pul! frjm the Pit. He that he rj.d [Passed two cars on the back stretch. G'lover had just told him they wore close behind him. Knighf