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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday. .Tune 10, 1011, THE LETHBRinCE DAILY HERALD SPORTS MOMENTOUS FOOTBALL GOSSIP E Average Enthusiast Knows Very Little of the Secret Workings of a Baseball Team iably allowed to stand or fall on his erwise a brainy opponent on second i would get on to those sings and in turn own judgment. If the average fan could realize how JfUle he really knows of .baseball he might be less prone to criticism. There j Naturally the position of the cat is nothing more' refreshing to a stu- gjves him best command of the j dent of the game than to sit through gome pleasant afternoon in a hotbed LOCAL FOOTBALL REVIEW Written Especially For The Herald After their defeat of tlie Sons of game itself, which was of course one- England last week the Callies thought "sided, and the raw decisions of the situations that arise. He faces his same sign twice before a rival. Then, other teammates and can keep he must guard against the bats- are used entirely for battery of fans in. stand or .bleachers and heaa tab on the bases. If a base runner peeking: back to catch his code, the quips handed out on the play ashtrays too far from his station the That is why the backstop stoops in these spectators-see it. j catcher flashes the intelligence to both [calling for. balls. He .covers the hands Of course, the fan pays his good i pitcher and infielder concerned. money to nourish.the. sport. Then who j fielder is ready for the throw wul1 his has a better" right to air his j the pitcher wheels quickly to let the j views? ball go. and if the base runner is not j While theiayman doubtless is awa-re j equally alert he is caught napping, j of the .fact that baseball of today em-1 The catcher signals the pitcher the braces far more than is. shown on the nature oif every ball he is to serve the surface, few. very few, realize the in- j batter. Sometimes the pitcher will not It toe a bad scheme to put (Dominion Day, and the executive is a referee on in charge of a league ito be congratulated for arranging: this game before he has had a try out, and if is at the A14V, w......o t. J _. _ 4, [holder ot the People's Shield, ed their mtnds, however, for at the fame' for Tlmrsda-v thc executive matic of the championship Of Canada. off the various offerings to the man jthey had a cinch with the Overseas on Veferee caused more amusement ttian bat. A catcher cannot use the Tuesday night. They quickly tl_ ____ ,__ outset of the game they had.all they !wl" prctoWy n0t offend again' Tbere land the Sreat Calgary Cal- could do to keen the "Seas" out. The i with LnS. Came M crowd something big noise forgot to shout. tricate complications of "inside" base- 1 agree with his battery mate on the ball. Far too often are such epithets j point. Then the backstop signals for as rlob" "ivory skull" j different kinds of balls until he hits BANTAM IN ENGLAND Young Cohen is the new bantam The sons of the heather, not likin i tlie looks o.f things, began to wake "P land visited the Overseas end ot" j tield once or twice and took a pot i their goal. McMurtrie centreing beau- tifully with a shot that completely de- ceived Matthias, who at the other ;can be no blame ou either team. The ;gary Callies their drubbing last week, man on the field, j can put up a good allow evea ._______________teams had anything iwith this aggregation, and it is stopped many difficult shots. do with than to glve !hoped Lethbridge Mil put in "the best and Hutton were work- jvotes for hlm when Mg name and ;pOBSible no favoritism, ing wonders m keeping the Sons out as were mentioned. It ifor they have to remember that BOBS much as they did, for the latter had'jwas verv. wise Qf the Westminsters will be in goal, and will take- some got on a great combination streak ar.d ;in withdrawing protest> for Ui beating. and ayed I Tuesday vs. S. 0. ____ ____probably have sone under E. the winner Bob Chiswick and Pearson by'a it was i Thursday match-Westminsters vf. t T-X- 0, i matched to box Digger Sumlej at the end of tne goa, ,.vhen Page allpped in National Sporting cluo for the Lons- sno h w mossible to miss played a good defence and -were al- ways reliable. dale belt. One London scribe has tihs the net and Lee, their nei acquisition to tiieir way he fed his for- and the like applied to the wrong upon one tne pitcher thmks will do, i to sav ot him: the is, or course, n he has! The game', with in the twirler's judgment. 1909. -but he has shown wards was a treat to watch. Curr. in goal, was not often called upon, but The Overseas did not lose heart, cleared effectively the few shots he about the times. The team-manager of today is i But not alone the catcher profits by t tjjere js verv the one supreme power on whose judg jthe sign language of the battery. The jraine ne caa-c ]earn durinsr the course j ment almost solely depends success or; hawk-eyed infielders and outfielders but continued very much in the game. land Bis Jock from right half "put in disappointment. The captaincy of a major league baseball club today is b.ut a hollow Honor.. Indeed there is virtually no must be familiar with every sore of ball delivered. Both infielders and out- fielders hare to play differently on a st straight one to .what they could such office except in case of a strictly on a curve. That is why one may bench manager such as Connie Mack i ten notice the gardeners shift their j prominent or Pat Donovan. In the latter case a field captain -is essential only so far as handling the umpires. of a contest. He will not reach hisiDUt jjclntyre was there and cleared eighteenth birthday for another five j nicely. The Scotchmen after this be- j months, yet he has already taken pan !gan to press again and Billy Whyte in 29 contests, which, have panned out; found himself "with an open goal, of received. The standing of the teams is now ias follows: evident to everyone that they were j Caledonians, not in it with the Sons. The Southern Alberta Football Lea- There is a good chance of a trip for either the Overseas or the" West- minsters, according to the challenge, gxse opens on "the 27th with Macleod to Blairmorc on Dominion Day. They at home to Grassy Lake, and two I are not awfully lavish their teams playing here. It guarantees up that way, as would behooves the executive to put the two not go very far towards the rail fare, best teams possible in the field, and and no doubt there would be a good 'S 0. -E. it would probably be a good thing to gate. It would be a nice trip though. P. W D -L F A T> jdrop the Scotch and English scrap-j and Blairmore would no doulbt -ore ping, and put up two good mixed jthe hoys a they should 23 victories, four draws and two {which he quickly took advantage, and of-j defeats, his victims including his side in tne safe position of 2- boxers as Joe Shear. .401 nil at half time. positions irequentlv while the same i Keller Curley Ojoonrne, BUI .Kyne. j Ike Bradley, Tom Km- man is at bat. The centre fielder can jgen j-immy B.utler. Young Joey Smith, j see the signal and he tips off his fel-l Johnny Hughes, Albert Dabbs (twice) From the kick-off in-the second 45 Offensively the manager directs play low gardeners. The second baseman I Charley Baker and others. Cohen can 'tee ganle slowed down a lot, the Cal- 0717 1 ID 5 6 3462 3 1 10 1 teams. Hillhurst, Calgary, visits us on open their pockets just a little wider on the guarantee proposition. -THE MAN BEHIND. CHOICE SELECTIONS FROM THE DIAMOND With Bill Burns, the Quakers have now four ex-Cincinnati an. Beebe, Ewing and Burns. Clark Defensively the team, if it works har- moniously, decides its strategies on j basemen, if these are unable to see for the spur of the is. so themselves. and shortstop flash the third and first ll6 now> but thsre }s- hies evidently feeling safe and the 0. i If the Detroit Tigers can hold their j In a recent game in Boston, Bill'.Griffith still says he made no mistake of course a doubt as to how long seeming "to lose their dash during the eastern trip they will (Sweeney of the Rustlers made a great will be able to cio so. He is a grow- W Hi O-LflC UU J..3 44. "f t ing lad. and will, we feel sure, be in jgetner, until Davis and JIacKay had j be. in a good position tor a course the catcher has to be! the featherweight class within the j an argument as to whose head was ju-hen they return home. guarded in his work. He must have IPest twelve months. Still, no matter jnardest, and getting this point set- far as accepting chances is concerned. Of The fielders concerned always try. but the one is absolutely sure of the several sets of play calls for the chance and is invar- with .which every one is familiar oth.- among the' champions. HORSE Especially for the Herald by "Craignorth" The Office des Transactions other interesting information. as coles exterieures, 34 Boulevard des to the chief nurseries of the breed Italiens, Paris, -which is an institution formed to encourage the sale of is contained in the pamphlet relating to the Percheron and the important French horses and act as an inter-i statement often made is here repeated mediary between foreign buyers and j as explaining the popularity of the native dealers, have sent circulars Fercheron, "II sait trotter en tirant over the world and at the same time de tras lourdes can trot small pamphlets containing some in-jin drawing very heavy loads, teresting facts as to the French breeds, i A J. .f. It is a pity that these pamphlets The Anglo-Norman Horte were not sent out in English, because j The impcirtant time in the first being French, their usefulness is con-j improvement of this breed is set at siderably reduced. As to the origin of the Percheron it is said to be a pro- duct of. the big- Norman horse and of the eastern, no doubt Arab or Moor- repeatedly rushed the Scotch backs, [tout were unable to get" through. The j Callies seeing this took a tumble to Itfiemselves and bom-'ourded the 0. S. I goal, and Clemenson seeing; one of his shots going a little too high to score, politely gave it a-tap-with'.his Bait aud small province, all tends can {of course it went -Jin: But these be bred, raised and worked, from the jtnings don't always and Referee thoroughbred to the.heavy draft horse. jTennant instead of score The thoroughbred or pur-sang is raised i awarded a free kick defenders. t season poorly, but when they linally caught the step they lost no :iiue in marching to the front. mostly by some wealthy landowners, though it is not claimed that these are much used in mixing with the the chief stallions which Bill Bergen is catching good -.all for Brooklyn. The way the veteran shoots the ball around the diamond is as fine scenery as the Yosemite Valley. The. Cubs took the lead in' the Nat- ional League on May 25, in 1910, and on May 26 this season, but they are record. Eleven chances without a bobble and five hits in five'times up. was opposite Bill's name on the score. when he let any of that quartet go. Ty -Cobb made the greatest sprint j of hig career at Detroit lately, when. the saw a thief get away with his he won oy the M10 the majors back to the" bushes andibatters- bad anchored the car returned once more to fast society, j and was standing some 50 feet .away is pitching the winning kind for the j talking with a friend. He noticed a White Sox. :young man acting queerly around his [machine. So when the fellow cranked Herbert Paine, who when a member jit and jumped in he was ready. The of the New York Giants seven years j thief started away and Ty sprinted ago -was hit on the head by a balljafter him. He caught up, jumped in, and has since suffered from mental 'turned off the power and yanked the trouble, was recently reported as wan- m ut h In a. hur, rierinfi- ati-av frnm hnrrna in Mass- ry. He held him- until a p-atrolmaii away from his home in Mass achusetts, and his relatives and Brenan, Moran and Jl'artindale took top this thaving" harder work, to stick near the j friends asked that he be located, fear- came UP and placed him under ar- ing.some harm might-come to him. rest. have been used in former days -being Norman Trotters, Norfolks and Nor- folk. Bretons. The chief Breton horse I after- this that beat tha< Callies com- pletely, and through work the O. S. put a stinger onto the cross bar, which rebounding landed just right is the Postier or carriage horse, a for Martindals, who being heavy breed of harness horse .unknown in a dandy, and broke the Cal- practically as a breed in other coun- JlleS' egg by -bulging their net for .the tries. The Norfolk Trotter is given j first time this season in a league 1775 when 24 stallions of the demi- sanjr, which no doubt means not so much half-bred as cold blooded, were as the chief improver of this breed, jgame. imported from England into Normandy The Paris omnibuses used to be drawn Ish horses. In reviewing the influen- (in the north of France) and these I by such horses and often by stallions. ces -which have been potent in the f stallions get the credit of being the They --were not particularly fast in the development of the Percheron. two! true originators of the Anglo-Norman eastern stallions named Godolphin i' horse, A cold blooded English horse and Gallipoly, introduced into Nor- j "Young Rattler" is named as the mandy in 1S13 and 1820 respectively chief head of the modern Anglo-Nor- man horse and among others credit a horse called Bayard, son of Idalis, (by Don Quixote by Silvio, thorough- is given to Eastham, an English thor- oughbred. Finally in 1S40 Norfolk bred) out of Moina. a bred Arab (trotters were introduced from England mare) out of a native mare, while a which were-admired in France for their spirit, energy and muscular pow- long list of famous Percheron stal- lions follow from Jean-le-Blanc to Bon ei% and this was the last outside breed Garcon. Thus it is evident that the introduced to materialize the Anglo- Percheron has had a lighter origin horse as a fixed breed. As than the British draft horses. Two of Percherons To satisfy modern requirements, two i distance army rides arranged by the kinds of Percherons are raised, the French government, gmall and the big Percheron. The email is usually of about 1000 Ibs. in weight or less and the big 1600 to j 1800 and more. The Percheron- Stud army mo.uats these horses are declar- ed to be wnequalled, and horses of this breed have come out first in the long The Horses of Brittany It is claimed for Brittany, no doubt with more or less truth, that it is the Book of France dates from 1883. This 1 only part of the world, where, in a ALBERTA'S PRIDE BEER RENEWS VIM AND VIGOR Get yourself into shape for "that tired that comes in the Spring and Summer, by fortifying your constitution with Al- berta's Pride Beer. This beer is a tonic and a strengthened A glass or two daily will give renewed life and vigor when you really feel like falling by the wayside. purity is absolute and it is a predigested liquid -food, easily assimilated by the weakest stomach. It is a boon to those Buffer- ing from weakened, digestive organs. Alberta's Pride beer ]s brewed from barley malt and Bo- hemian hops, by methods strictly sanitary. The Letkbridge Brewing and Malting Co. Limited PHONE 654 buses, but of course they had, a load to draw and always looked fat and con- tented when they responded to the "Hou" of the Ereneh drivers, the equi- valent of the English "Gee-up." As a distinct breed in England the Nor- folk Trotter I believe has died out, and may be insrged in the modern Hackney. Another breed of horse mentioned in the pamphlets is the Race Boul- onnaise. a heavy draft horse of which we have not yet heard, nrach in this country, where at the present day all breeds of heavy horses are being ex- ploited. For the Caliies, Mclntyre, Banner- Easton and Woyte played an ex- cellent defence, while Page and Mc- Murtrie were Johnny-on-the-spot in the forward ranks, and were" always on the look out for stray passes. Home deserves the honors for the Overseas, and ue was' probably the :besr. back on the field, and Davies. MacKay, Martindale and were worth a lot to the losers. The Westminsters went onto the field on Thursday night telling the Sons of England that as they had tte nonor of drawing with the Callies, and the Callies had beaten the S. 0. E, by three clear goals, they were Ber- ing to pile up a nice score the boys in white and blue. ...But ti e Alberta the Place to'See As to this matter of different breeds being in evidence in Alberta I Sons went onto tlie knowing that T, could not help but -i- i. of this t-hej althoueh thev were four of their best other day when scanning some old country Agricultural Fair lists. At A- men 4. to win to have any chance to the champion- ship, and win they certainly did. Five fairs the local breeds formed tQ nji Js repeatin. :be. practically all the .prize list. In tbese two tearaSt amiough-thft land the Shire and Shorthorn, this season have (been- quite ford, Durham, etc., and in Scotland a ]ot more even last year, the Clyde and Ayshire, Galloway or Angus. Naturally the Agricultural Societies (except of course the very It was evident from "the start big shows) encourage the local breeds.; that the referee had not got the game in which the local -breeders are main-jin his noodle, or if he knew the game !ly Here in Alberta one can (he certainly did not know "how to go to a show however and endeavcrr to decisions, and trouble soon ap- appreciate the respective merits 'of jpeared on the scene .North- Shire, Clyde, Belgian, Percheron, lost tiieir first They folk: Punch or French Draft, while !claimed the ball was behind several j among the lighter horses all classes jincbes before R shot for .goal. are represented. The visitor to 8ald ll was Bot :The r ;dldn't see It, and the linesman conld- gary, Edmonton or Lethbndge fairs! J fn, int. The defending team should have nas a splendid chance m.T._ tliA ricultural stock of all kinds. Southern Alberta Racing Dates Pincher Creek............ June 22 Calgary 1 to 7 Macleod Aug. 2, 3. and 4 benefit of the doubt, r. The Westminsters were on the point.of doing a-very stupid thing, as one hot headed supporters 1 urging them to walk off the field, not thinking of the conoequen- ces, which-probably would .have been Aug- 7 and 8! their suspension for the rest .of the Uaresholm Aug 9 and 10 jseason. prevallftd. Lethbrldge 23. 24 and'25 howcver, and the announced Medicine Hat........Aug. 29. Sept 1 jt.hat he would "start the match over I Magrath Sept 22, and 23Jagain." Little liced be i A Rigid Shaving Edge The GILLETTE blade, thin enough to take a perfect temper, yet held absolutely rigid between the two plates of the frame, shaves as no other razor can shave. You know how the thin, tapering edge of the old-fashioned open- Made razor vibrates till it fairly rings when it strikes a stiff beard. The thin blades of other safeties are free to do the same. That's partly why they pull and gash. But the GILLETTE edge, the keenest and finest of all, is clamped so firmly that it cannot vibrmte or spring away from its work. Note how the curved outer plate presses the blade down tight against the teeth of the guard, making-the edge perfectly rigid. That is why it slips through the toughest beard so smoothly, quietly and easily. The genuine comfort of the GILLETTE shave. a revelation. Why deprive yourself ofit any longer I Standard Seta Editioiu to At your jeweller's or hardware dealer's. The Gillette Safety Razor Co. of Canada, Limited Office and Factory, 63 St Alexander Street, Montreal to YorV (ThMt (Stock LMHlon, Eat-, SkmiilHti, China. in Utcettor, fvtiht utJ fmrit. zm ;