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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Monday, June LEfflBRIDGE DEFEATED TABER 94 SPORTS FREE ADMISSION TO PARK TONIGHT TABER TEAM SUFFERED MIR FIRST DEFEAT ON SATURDAY Lethbridge Won Brilliant Victory Over Their Hot District League Baseball Rivals Even Battle Until'Eighth Innings Meyers Pitched Great Ball for Winners Big Crowd Saw Tired and weary, -but wearing the on first when Cook booted his "Sunny Jim" smile that mates itself 'grounder, and stole second. He died heard around the corner, the Dis- i there, Bowers, going out at first un- trict League "baseball artists, v.ith assisted. Taber also blanked; their- coterie of supporters, returned1 (only three men facing Meyers, al- on Saturday night from Taber. and jthough 'Ran robbed Grant, the first hung up their second of the sea- up, of a safe one by swell field- ion in the club house. Their only [ing. cause' for worry was that they v ere j Lethbridge started the fireworks in compelled to disappoint j the second. Brandow started off by .lions of Taberites, woo looked fcr a neat single, and stole second. Nica- s ewy y victory over their focmtn from the city. The score of 9 to tells briefly how Shattered. those hopes v.ere ols duplicated the feat. Rau hit to Judson. who couldn't handle in time to get hini at first, and the ;bases were full. Then Pulley came along and Rau WM the sensation of the game at second base for the visitors Taking everything into considcra-1 pasted a three bag label on the pill, tion, it was a good game, and, d3spite jgiving it a free ride to left, and three the fact that Lethbridge won. it was counters came across. Meyers flew much enjoyed by a large 'of {to third, Seidenbecker walked. Moore forty lung "power Ta.ber fans. The j got on on- a-fielder's choice. Pulley feature of the contest was the sisb j dying at the plate. Stewart whiffed :work of "Slkk" Meyeei for Leth- for the third man down. Taiber got a bridge. He had. a. full assortment of dazzlere up Ms aaiary wing, and he served the variety aip with frills and furbelows galore. -.Ten'.of -the oppo- sition swatters fell a victim to his man around' as far as the third sta- tion in their half of the stanza on Cook's two 'base drive, and Judson's sacrifice fly- Both teams were blank- ed in the .third, but added one apiece and at no time was he in in the fourth. Pulley took first on cunning, any serious danger of being robbe_d of the game. Taber earned one run in the fourth by clean hitting, and at best they shouldn't have made the round more than twice during the game. They succeeded in piling up nine safe'bingles off '.Meyers' delivery but in no inning did they get more than, two safe hits. On the other hand. Lethbridge land- ed on McComis. when hits meant runs. In the third they -bunched three safe ones, one of them a three 'bagger by Pulley, and three counters came a- cross the platter. In the eighth four more safe swipes mingled with a sac- rifice, and a miniature bal-loon ascen- sion. of .the Miners netted four more. Every man on the Lethbridge line-up made a safe hit during the game, and Pulley and Nichols came across with two apiece. In haseruiming, too. Lethbridge had It on the boys from the coal town. Every man "but one "the Lethbridge team purloined one or more cushions, while Taber only succeeded in swip- ing two on Iron Man. Pulley. The two teams equal in field- Ing, although Lech-bridge' -'got most of Its bad playing out of its system in the fifth, when they aviated long en- ough to- present Taber with three tal- lies. 'Rau at second was the star of the evening in the fielding department .picking them off with ease" from ev- an third, coming home on Seidenbecker's j scratch hit. For Taber Lee, first up, singled, and stole, coming home on Glendenning's sacrifice, and an error by Bowers. Nelson died, at first and Taber's last chance was gone. previous to this in the eighth, Lethbridge got busy and pounded Mc- Comis for four singles, and salted the game safely away with five runs to the good. Rau singled. Pulley follow- ed suit, Meyers fanned, Seidenbecker lifted a lofty one to right, and second and. third were occupied. Then Grant dropped Moore's fly to centre, scoring Rau and. Pulley. 'Stewart and Bow- ers-singled in turn, and these, with a "passed, ball ;by Lee, let Moore and Stewart across the pan, Bowers being left at first when Brandow went out, pitcher to first. In the ninth Leth- bridge failed to reach the run column, although Nichols got a tiny hit of the scratch variety. He left on first, ias the next three men were easy outs. j Detailed score: jLethbridge AB R r Taber .Grant, c f ..........4 1 M 2 0 A. Lee, c..........4 1 0 10 0 R. Lee, 1st 'b ...-----4 1 i 9-1 Cook, 2b ............4 01 1 2 2 Martin, If .........4 0 0 0 0 1 In this 3d b .0. 3. 2 I 0 Glendenuing, ss ___3 0 1 0 2 2 i i o 4 o ........4 01200 AB R H PG A E driving the Case car, had made 1 (the first round of the track in the 0 j second event, when his car hurdled a 0 fence at the same point. He was not the catcher. Lethbridge went down in one, two, three style in the fifth, but Taiber tied the score, amidst the deafening applause of the frenzied fans. Mc- Comis singled, Kelsou whiffed. Grant singled, and A. Lee got a life when Bowers let Seidenbecker's throw get past him. Before the balloon came to 34 4 9 s36 10 6 xNichols out. hit by batted 'ball. Score by innings: Lethbridge ..030, 101, Taber........___000, 130, foase hits: Myers, Cook, Judson. Three base hits: Pul- ley. Base on Off McComis, 1. earth all three nien had crossed the Struck out: By Meyers, by McCom plate, and the score was even up at ;is, 9. Earned runs: Lethbridge, 4; four all. Lee and Cook ended the agony 'by going out by the second to first route. OLethbridge took the lead again in the. sixth. Nichols was out, hit by bat- picked off a beauty from Martin's bat ted ball. Rau gor. a life on Cook's Taber, 1. Left ffaAbases: Lethbridge, 9; Taber, 6. Passed ball: Lee. First on errors: Lethbridge, 4; Taber. 2. Stolen bases Seideabecker, 2: Moore, Stewart 2: Bowers, Brandow, 2; Nich ols, Rau, Pulley, R. Lee, Nelson. Sac- on a very hard try, robbing Martin of [error, Pulley struck out, and then jrifice hits: Seidenbecker, Grant, .Tud- badly injured. The spectators, when informed of Basle's death, yelled In spite of this the race was called off after the accident in the next event. A few exhibition drives were given to satisfy the crowd. finest teams of athletes the world has ever known. The Council, with the influence of the Stockholm standium one of the ider consideration. The says after centre field, Cliff Spring, -was 'Mr. Laffan, "has many things to J moved in on the home. Barlow, Gal- recommend- it. The team could be sent! brait-h, of Westminster, appeared as without any of the petty worries of direct from London to Stockholm BLAIRMORE HAD AN EASYilCTORY (Special to the -Herald) Fernie, June Blainuore baseball team came to. Fernie today and administered a sound drubbing to i .half dozen of the wealthiest men in-England at its back is seeing to it that lack of finances shall not hamper the efforst of the committee charged with the responsibility of put- ing the best men in the field. But outside of Ireland, field events have been a negligible quantity in British sports, but the failure of the Englishmen to make any impression on. the records of the 190S Olympiad caused a number' of the competitors who took part in the games on that occasion to form themselves into a committee. They have since estab- lished what has become known as the "Field Sports Association." This body devotes its energies entirely to the promotion and cultivation of field sports, such as hurctles, pole jumping, weight putting, hammer, and discus throwing, hop-step-and-jump, and so forth, and it is in these events that Great Britain means to compete particularly with the United States next year in the Swedish capital. Al- ready there are about a dozen field clubs operating throughout the coun- try, with a membership of some 600 active athletes, many of whom hope to bring trophies home from Stock- holm. The formation of this new body is due to Fred. W. a yqung travelling, such as changes ,frpm .train to boat and vice-versa, while it would enable us to have complete supervis- ion over the food and accommodation of our competitors." the Fernie nine. It being the of the season between what looked like a nice Texas lea- Meyers came' along with a timely two iraer. R. Lee, for Taber, also furnish- base ftingfe, sboviog Rau across and ed a brilliant example of how the in- itial sack should played, picking son, Glendenning, Umpires: Nichol- son and Birch. Time: 1 hour 45 min taking third himself turn from left' field. on a slow re- jutes. Seidenbecker j Attendance, 400. up everything in sight and mating 1 whiffed, ending the excitement. long runs for foul flies back of first, Only six. men faced Meyers in the -which the ordinary first sacker would jseventh and eighth, four of the six never touch. {striking out. His control at this point But, getting down to hard pan, here are the details of the way it was all done: There was nothing doing for Leth- bridge in the first, although Stewart. was' wonderful, and the Taberites last spasm, although Judson got a- round as far third on his single. FIRST AVIATION ACCIDENT IN AUSTRIA WAS FATAL [in favor of good teams a large crowd was present to witness the defeat of the home team, j, Benson and Olsen. constituted the battery for Blairmore, and Dunn and Whelan did the twirling and catching for Fernie. The score was 11 to o Blairmore. .The home Vienna, June first went in the air _........ tion accident in Austria occurred inninSs and did not get down could d'o "nothing: with his j day at Winer Nustadt VIncez solid Sround in tinie to overcome He also blanked them again in the jenbach of Luxenburg was killed by a jtffe of seven runs Piled tlle fall of fifty feet from a monoplane of ivisitors the first two ilmes at the bat j'M. A. Kastner umpired the game sat- iisi'actorily through stormy weather. FREE ADMISSION TO BALL GAME TONIGHT The-game 'between the Y. M. C. A. and Indians Friday only went three innings. The spectators hardly got a fair run for their two hits. To; make it. right the gate will he thrown open this .'.evening and the game, between the Y. M. C. A. and Maroons may be witnessed free of charge. O KL1NG WON'T GO TO BOSTON Chicago, June a let- ter to the officials of the Bos- ton baseball club of the Na- tional League, Catcher John Kling, traded from the Chi- cago club Friday, announced ihis intention of retiring from baseball. He is said to have given as his reason that Bos- ton is too far from his private interests ia Kansas City. referee for the first time in: seven In the first quarter, La Londe, practicably unchecked, and one score by Fitzgerald added" to La' Loride's three afW. cipher for 'the champions, Vancouver, had it all its own way. The Westminster team was rearrang- ed for the second quarter, Cliff Spring. going back to centre and Howard un- dertaking to watcbjilLa, Londe. This rearrangement resulted in big im- provement for the champions and. made play in this quarter very close. :Len Turnbull scored the only goal i in this quarter. Cliff Spring got the only goal in the 'third quarter, and Gordon Spring of the Royals, tho only goal in the fourth, while Fitz- gerald and Matheson tallied one each for Vancouver o'n quarter. The attendance-" ,was ten thousand. The next be at New West- minster next 'Saturdav. his own invention. GILBEY'S GILBEYS INVALID PORT recommended It ftleo after-dinner I.Y THE BEST t CHAMPION WON Trigger and Trap MERCHANTS INVALID POPT Wine Spirit Co. Lethbriclge I On Saturday afternoon a number of ithe members of the GUD Club put in IM Till? EVPMTU !the afternoon Practicing for the corn- Ill 1 UL' ELC f EH III interstate tournament. A number ._L. of good scores were made, A. B. Staf- ;ford making a possible of 25 birds (Special to the j first time up. while K. D. Johnson A fast and exciting game took place j Droke 23 birds., The usual shoot will at Champion on Thursdiay last. Cham- ;be held on Wednesday "evenis-. The jpion boys met Vulcan "and a good :.Saturday scores were as follows: Igame resulted. At one time Champion A. B. Stafford 25 I led 5-1, but errors and keen work K D. Johnson 18 j found the score tied in the ninth. IF. R. Agnew is Then for two innings the pace was jj. E. n 'ding-dong, pitching-and fielding -being M. Harris............. 10 good. JF. G. Woods 6 A run by Champion in the eleventh jVV, D. Lawson............ 5 gained the verdict and the game end-j A. H. 15 Jed, Champion 6, H. J. H. 14 v...1 Imported Worsted Suits For your "beft11 evenings and is nothing else quite so rich and elegant Fit-Reform Worsteds. We import the fabrics from tailor every garment throughout by hand. Let iis show you some of our novelties, which appeal to all good dressers. McKELVIE McGUIRE, Sole Agents for Lethbridge. ;