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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETIIBJUDGR DA HA' HERALD Thursday, Juno ALL THE LOCAL AMD WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS BOBBY KERR NOT GOING TO SWEDEN Canadian Sprinter is Npt Quite Satisfied With Himself Montreal, .lime Walter Kuox tonight, received confirmation from Toronto that Bobbie Kcrr had decliced to make the trip to Stock- holm with the rest oi the Canadian athletes owing to not being satisfied with his own showing lie imnu'diaielyi wired to headquarters recommending that the British Columbia sprinter be selected io replace him. lie took a trip to New York for the trials and consequently has not lett for home. It .is regretted that Chandler, the British Columbia distance man, who was dropped out- owing to lack of lunds in favor of Dccoteau the Alber- ta, mau, left suddenly for home as otherwise he might have been select- ed to go along in plaee oE Kerr, it lieing conceded that he would have had at least as good a chance in the distances as Beasley will have in the sprints. IvnoK has the members oi the team who arc already here, working out daily on the M.A.A.A. grounds. The weather, however, has been cold and tlamp and little hard has been indulged in.. The head coach finds most of the men easy to handle, but is having trouble with the pick of the Jot, Army Howard, the colored sprin- GIVES HANDSOME GOLF TROPHY TO THE COUNTRY CLUB Mr. GIHis, of the El-oso Pav- ing Co., hits donated n very hand- some silver challenge trophy to bo competed for at the Country Club for the gout Ionian's golf championjshp. Tho competition will commence at the end of next week. The trophy, which is a strikingly fine cup, will remain In permanent possession of Uve chili. Jim Jeffries Declines to Referee Wolgast- Rivers Go Los Angeles, June' J. Jeffries having refused to referee the fight July Fourth between Wolgast and .Rivers, the choice fell on Jack Jeffries, brother of James. Jack ask- t ed" time to consider. Handlers of Wolgast declared last night that if Jack Jeffries refused to accept the referee would he Jack Welch or there would be -no fight. Manager JlcCar- ry of the club said Welch would not referee the .match. HUSBANDS WOULD NOT STAND FOR IT Otherwise Victoria Club Women Would Attend Bassano Fight ter.. Howard, from all accounts, suffering from swelled head and doss not care to take any orders. He states that he has trained himselt with success for three years and that lie needs no assistance. Knox states lie is prepared to recommend that he back to Winnipeg unless he mends his ways, even though he is the inost likely looking man oi the lot for Olympic honors, as he is ex- ercising a bad influence on the rest ct the team. Howard has threatened to pack up and go back'of his own accord unless ho is allowed to go his gait in the matter of training England and Austra- lia Tie and S. A. Out of It .London, June and Aus- tralia are -tied for the world's crick- et championship each having defeat- ed South Africa. In the match be- tween England and the South Afri- cans, which ended yesterday, Eng- land won; by ad inning and sixty-two runs. Making 222 runs to avert a single Inpinj; 'defeat with seven wick- ets to all, the colonies made a plucky fight but fell 'short of the required total of 67 runs. The scores were England 337, South Airica 5S and 217. The match between the Australians and .Yorkshire was abandoned owing to rain. Yorkshire scored 120 runs :or..the loss "of six wickets on the second day of the match but no other, pla> 'was possible Bassano, June interest at the coast taken in >the coming Bay- ley-Allen contest Is keener than at any other place In the 'west. Over one hundred people have stated their intention to come to Calgary on tho special train, and n number of prom- ent men in Victoria have taken steps to double this number before .he day the train leaves. They have sent out invitations to members of clubs, societies, etc.. stating the spec- al rates and bringing before the; .he importance of the bout, and ask ing them to send in as soon us pos sible a list of those who intend ink ing: the trip. By this procedure a huge joke sprung on tho man handling- the invi tatioiig this week. An invitation wa sent to the Victoria Club, .inviting a] its members to take in tho boxing bout at Bassano. The club provet to have a. membership of womei only, and regrets have been receivei i'roia several of the most promiuen women of Victoria during the las; few days, stating that as much a; they would like to see the bout thej were afraid their husbands would ob- ject. The president of the. club stat- ed that she would not go. The mem- bers all intend to remain away from the bout so the publicity man may as well mark tho Victoria Club off his mailing list for the future. Its mem- bers do not appreciate boxing bouts. The special train will leave. Van- couver on June 25th, arriving in Cal: gary on the morning of the day of [he contest. 'The trip wilf altogether extend to a more week. Joe Bay ley .in a recent1 letter has stated that he will not'risk another BASEBALL IN THE BIG LEAGUES Results of Games National 7-3 Plttsburg PlttBburg 001 200 7 H Brooklyn 010 000 T Robinson and Kellcy; Allen, Burks and .Miller. 3-2-New .-York Chicago OHO 000 2 9 New York CO! OOQ S 5 Kichlo. llrown ami Arclror; Mur lanl, CrnmhiU ami Myers. 8-G St. Louis Boston OJO 010 I! M 200 -'-ID S St. Louis Urown, Dlcksoii. Donnoliy nnc Kllng, Steole, ami Bresiralwn, 8-0 Cincinnati inclnnatl 302 002 S 10 Philadelphia 000 000 043 Suggs :ind McLean; Alexander, Uhal- ners, Wallace and Graham and Doo- n. injury to his hand before jie meets Allen. He has challenges from boxers to box during June, but these he has turned 'down and will not accept any until. som-e time in July. Many people are a'jyalUng; his arrival in :Calgary to watch. him train. Allen win. back himself to a large amount to defeat Bayley on June 2D. His manager has also-.all the confi- dence In the world in. Allen, and-will be ready to back him for any .amount on the day of the contest: American 11-2 Chicago Chicago 12 New York 000 000 2 12 2 Walsh, Mogrldge, and Block; Vauglmu, Thompson and Street, Sweeney. 6-0 Philadelphia Cleveland' 000 000 031 Philadelphia 2-10 000 fi -5 I Basltette, Mitchell, George and O'- Nell; Coombs ami Lapp. 5-3 Boston Boston :.....001 Olio 5 10 1 St. Louis 000 012 G.I Wood and Cady; Powell and Ste- phens. Detroit .....000 010 I! Washington TOO 101 5-1 Washington Covington, AVorks and C Johnson and Amsmith. International Providence 9, Newark S. Baltimore 5, Jersey City 2. Toronto 4, Buffalo 2. Toronto S, Buffalo 2. Rochester 15, Montreal 5. Association Minneapolis 13. Indianapolis 5. Columbus 1, .Milwaukee 0. Kansas City -I, Toledo 3. ,St. Paul 5, Louisville 4; Standings Today EXTRA SPECIAL (It'o Novtl) TIME (It'o Great) Auld Lang Syne" oJ A picturesque mid intetisely human story uE IIio "Highlands of Scotland" Ijiisod upon I lip sweet und noble sentiment or tlic world filmed sons 'by BOSBiE BURNS. That Winsome Winning Smile" A comedy with a anil uproarious laugh In every inch. Association Columbus.....'.'..... 39 Toledo iliuneu polls umsas CIt> ndianapolifi.....; 24 Majestic Theatre SATURDAY, JUNE 15 THE COMEDY HIT OF THE CENTURY MB. OLL1E MACK THE FAMOUS LITTLE COMEDIAN IN------ Northwestern vYITH THE DAINTY COMEDIENNE MISS PEARL GOLD1N.G AND SPECIAL CAST An Alluring and Fascinating Play of Newest Ideas You'll Laugh till You're Red In the Face Prices 75c, 50c, Gallery 25c. Teat's on Sale at Rochon's Ice Cream Parlors Central .-International Grand Froks 4. Superior 2, Winnipeg 1. Canadian Hamilton 3, Brantford 2. Ouelph 4, St. 0. HAIL THE CONQUERING HERDS OF THE Western Olympic trial_ winners iail! Men on the 'plains near the set ling sun salute you and honor you conscious that your success s th-airs and that -they share with you the glory of victory won by men, uf the broad, prairies' With us and "with all the soils of the wairies you are young here and your indicates that when -the fer-116 stretches undulating prairies, urged upon by racing winds of the lorth shall .'have produced men after heir own hearts, that then shall you tnd your kind be even more abundant ban now. Again the west salutes victors grim-fought field, md auguries of that coming day vhen the sons of this country shall thsir rightful inheritance as peedy sons of the rollicking, unre-trained storms of the trophies out of a possible thir teen in Saturday's Olympic trials at Montreal speak volumes for the. athletic prowess of westerners as again st the more numerous brethren who counted as. units, -can marshal! seven to one. against this part of the Do minion The western men whom all congratulate are Howard and Keeper of Winnipeg, Decoteau of Edmonton, and GIHIs of Vancouver. An amusing' phase or the west's cleanup of the eastern trials is the complete surprise banded to the wise men of' the east. In their calculations as to who would land place for these events they coollj ignored the western men ai unworthy of consideration In view of their unpleasant enlightenment on the hockey ice last 'winter; less cavalier. dismissal ol the west might been today they be having such bad tastes in their mouths. But they no startling ability to pro fit by experience and the achievements of westerners is set In moie roseate colors because unevpected among patrons, of sport In the east. In future easterners1' will recognize that th-e west ,can breed athletes for field trials as well as hockey players. They have learned this in the school of haid experience in two hard fought Winnipeg Tribune DEPOSED AS, CAPTAIN Baseman Ivan Olson has been deposed as. captain of the Cleveland Naps, and Outftelder Toe Bir mingham appointed as his successor. Boy Killed by Foul Caught Another Bail and Then Pel Dead Wellston, June Nuin Lea jetti" uiu Wd killed by being struck over the "a foul tip.when catching a game of baseball After being struck, his feet and caught one more ball, and then Jell dead across-the home plate. -READY FOR TENNIS The tennis courts at the Country Club will be ready for use at -this week end. You can'swear by the" "Alon- so" Clear -Hav- ana Cigars, for sale at Theft Me Cigar Store Adj. Morris Theatre Phone 1318 Big Baseball Trade is Pulled Off Between Cubs and Pirates .The most important- baseball deal of the present season was pulled off >y President of the Cubs and Owner Barney Dreyfus of the Pirate's ast week, by. which Utility. Man -ic Hqfinfin and Pitcher Kiug Cole [he Cubs .were- turned .over to the Jittsburgs in exchange for Outfielder 'om'Hiv Leach and Pitcher Leitv Lei- lelfr. Three oi the players who figure in arc known to the fans all over the country, having been rated as stars for vears. Cole, the other athlete, sprang into fame by his bril- liant work with the Cubs in 1910, when he was secured from the Bay City team of the Southern Michigan league, aad became one of the pitch- ing sensations of the National league. Hofman and Cole left Chicago for the east with the Cubs and will join their new. team-mates at once. It is expected that Leach anil Lei Held will attach themselves to the Chicago clufy a or two j The trade caused great surprise I among tlis fans.-' While it was known that Murphy was endeavoringi to land I eifichi a short- time ago, it was not believed that such an exchange as that whicli' was announced was con- templated. ITofmaiii and Leach' have :een playing great hall for their re- spective teams during the past few weeks, and both recently found their batting eyes and have been giving op- ig hurlcrs much trouble. Neither Cole nor, Lcifield has reached his truci 'orm this season. MR. RAYMOND A REAL WILD MAN Hits Four Batters in Inning and Half and Then Retires to Sleep While Game Continues Cincinnati, Ohio, June ho had hit four batters in one and one-half innings' yesterday, "Bugs" Raymond was .the. slab in the game Ixu'ween the Norwoods and Pelicans, and led to a grassy place in th-a Norwood ball park, wbere he could sleep. Meanwhile the 500 didn't gaze at The Name Suffices Murray and Mack have been supply- ing the demands of the stago for tliai style of entertainment com- posed of clean-cut comedy and plenty of character types carried along on a wave of melody, for so now that the mere announcement of Ollie Mack's return here in a new play, is sufficient to conjure up a mental picture of pretty girls, tune- ful music, rollicking laughter and an evening- of fun, all bi1 which, it is but looked'-at'the wonderful Predicted, will be realized by a visit who lay there on the grass, "Casev .lones" at the Majestic, asleep. The men hit wore all forced} Saturday, June lath. Seats now on to leave the game. 'sale at Kochon's. THE COMPLETE SUPPLY HOUSE Iron and Steel ALL SIZES CARRIED IN STOCK SWEDISH, MANUFACTURED, .CHARCOAL IRON, ROUND, SQUARE, FLAT, BAND IRON MIXED STEEL, TWISTED BARS TIRE STEEL, SPRING STEEL, SLEIGH SHOE STEEL TOOL STEEL, OCTAGON, SQUARE OR FLAT f ALL SIZES OF DRILL STEEL. COLD ROLLED SHAFTING The Western Supply Equipment Co., Ltd. 1044' Street, South. THE FOREMOST ATHLETES OF U S WHICH UNCLE SAM HOPES TO CLEAN UP THE BIG EVENTS OF THE WORLD'S OLYMPIAD WITH r, ;