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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta SWEET WALTERS GETS WHAT HE DESERVES More sold tlia.ri a.11 other combined [BASEBALL SCORES i NATIONAL At Philadelphia, game- Philadelphia 3 Wttsburg............... g At Boston, first Boston.................... 2 Cincinnati 4. Second Boston 5 2 'At New New York o Ciicago o U Brooklyn..............._ __ i Si. Louis ..........___.... 4 7 AMERICAN At ije-troit 5 York I I At Cleveland-- Cleveland................. 7 Boston .......___'.'.... 9 I At St. St. Louis___....... i Philadelp'hia ..___.... G I -At jChicago .___'..'.....___._ o i I EASTERN i At Newark Jersey City...........'...'.. i At Kochester 2 'Buffalo o At Baltimore j. Providence 0 At Toronto 2 Montreal.................. 0 ASSOCIATION Columbus- Columbus................. 1 Minneapolis.............. At Toledo- Toledo.................... 7 10 1 4 At Louisville St. Paul................... i '..j At Indianapolis ...............2 S Kansas City............... 1 10 5 2 9" 3 13 2 Brief and Breezy t CALGARY ALBERTAN The svene changes again and all the comfort the fan will receive from Mils time forward for a couple of weeks or more, is what lie gets on the score boards and on the dope page of .tiie newspaper, Calgary fans have never liad such an enjoyable 'three weeks. The attendance has been good and the baseball has been high class. We will play against Brandon tonight, and though we trimmed Morrow twice when here, yet' Brandon was about as good us any of the visiting teams. Though we have the best hall team in the.league; yet we cannot expect to win every game. All that Carney suggested for the road was. GO pet- cent, of the games played, and that is pretty high.- V The Alberta teams wided 'into the eastern teams and' as the Albertan predicted weeks ago, trimmed them to a finish. played them 43 games in all, winning 3C and losing seven, which is pretty much of a record. Two weeks ago this morning the eastern teams came triumphantly into Alberta prepared for the best or the worst, but the worst be to split even with the Alberta teams. Winni- peg had just been dispossessed of first place and was just one game be- ihind Calgary. Regina .was even up for fourth place. Brandon was in fifth and Moose Jaw in seventh place. After three weeks of basebairin this prov- ince the entire aggregation goes back badly demoralized. Winnipeg has dropped 10 a poor fourth, with Leth- bridge .right on its trail. The other eastern teams are trailing at the tail end. It is doubtful if any ag- gregation of teams, ever had such a fate at any time or all time. Calgary lost but one game, and that to Winni- peg. It won ten games. Here thus the difference'in the standing in the two weeks. Here is a statement of the encounters and casualties. Be- low is given the victories and defeats and percentage of victories of the sanies played during the invasion of the eastern teams'here. It has a good and-healthy look for the teams. Here it is: Won Calgaryr 10 Edmonton ''....___ 10 Lolir's brigade failed to win a game at Kdmonton or Lethbridge, and though they played good ball, but one contest was marked up in. the win col- umn at Calgary. Only one game was won at Medicine; Mat which makes two on the trip. There is good reason for the repeat- ed losses iu the enemy's territory, and that is poor stick work. It has been a long time since Winnipeg has sup- ported such a batting team as the present one. With the season only nicely started, and when the men should be hovering around the- thi'ue hundred mark, most of them are under the. two hundred figures. The latest averages, which inchide.s all games up to yesterday shows only four men bat- Uug over 200 mark. Jack Beatty has the best average with .263, while Krueger has climbed up'the ladder, to 2C2. Jsbell is hitting about" the same, clip, whae Holmes has dropped to The fielding in the present trip was, not as good as fwhen at home, but it not be expected to be. How- ever, there is no fault to find in this department of, the game. Piper leads in runs, while Krueger and Beatty are the best base stealers with nine each. These two players are doing.the best all' round work of the bunch. Beers has only made three hits out of 20 ;ames, and .has not counted 'a bingle on the trip. There certainly is room for a new shortstop. The boys will be at home on Monday. EDMONTON BULLETIN The present series has been a very successful one for the Eskimos. They have won 15 games and lost 4, and tied another with Calgary. One of the losses was the game that was'.for- feited to Calgary.- Lethbridge- Medicine-Hat; Brandon M.oose Jaw Hegina Lost 1 1 2 3' S D 0 10 P.C. .909 .909 .800 '.727 .200 .182 .182 .091 Tommy Burns will be at the ringside to challenge -the winner of the Jef- fries-Johnson fight. That'll make everybody laugh. V "T" it is not generally known that John- ny Coulon will go to the Pacific Coast shortly, where he is matched to box Monte Attell, a brother of Abe Attell and a bantam weight of prominence on the coasL Johnny and Monte are to box 20 rounds at San Francisco on J.uly 11. The TV eight is 115 pounds ringside. HH Stanley Ketchel hung another "K.O." scalp to his belt last week at the National Sporting club. New York. Jim Smith being the victim in the fifth round from a crashing right to the jaw. Smith had not been off his feet up to that time, b.ut he went down and stayed down, although he made a val- iant effort to regain his feet. Smith made a stand up walloping match of the affair and more than once stag- gered Stanley with chopp swings to 'he head. Furthermore he annexed all the honors of round one and had little worse than an even break in the second period. -WINNIPEG FREE PRESS That the Winnipeg Maroons are eitn- er a poor road team or tire not in the same class as the Western clubs'in the Western Canada Baseball league seems a certainty. The Winnipeg bunch lost the championship last year by being unable to win games while away from home, and though it was thought that with Lour behind them this year, they would at least make a favorable impression, they have not fared any better. return there will be a break of three days in the series. This is at Ihe last of the month when they will play during the fair in Calgary. There will be two games here on the holiday. When Brennan gets back in the game the infield of the Eskimos will be about .the fastest in the league, and the best throwing bunch. CALGARY NEWS "Strike Tew" -was again pulled by Umpire Smith last night and the pea- nut kid came back strong. "Smokers, Tew for he yelled. Yesterday President Eck- Informed the Herald that lie had ordered Rox.v Walters, the Hegina manager, to the bench for one week this be- ing the penalty for" Walters' dirty tactics in Calgary. He spat upon Umpire Smith and otherwise, abused him, Waiters will also have his leisure moments on the bench to frame up an apology to President Eckstorm tor hjs recent coarse expressions in the Calgary Albertan. Failing to do this In the allotted time Koxy Viij be from the league. "If men like Walters are al- lowed to do as they please we may as well quit playing the says the president. "Morrow, Hulen, Lohr and the majority of the other man- agers and their teams know how to conduct themselves; why can't Walters and his men do the same? We are after, but there are a few who contjnually try to frustrate our efforts." f T "r 41 L 1" right from the start of the season. It is early yet, however, and, with the permission of Mr. Eckstorm, a rever- sal in conditions may result. Although" the .unjustifiable and un- expected ejection of Brooking from the game, had _much to do with the poor showing of Walters'; men in Alberta, the fact cannot be denied that several games were, lost through other rea- sons. For oTie thing the pitching staff does not shape tip strong enough. Fre- LETHBRIDGE BUMPED AT MOOSE JAW Pieh's Wildness Lost the Game In the Early Stages Moose Jaw, June ball game Jhere this evening; was hard fought, Brown having the .best of his oppon- ent, Cy was rarher wild in second third and fourth innings, when the "Robins got' six of 'their eight runs. Pieh hit out a three-bag- ser but there was no ont on bases, and he could not get any further than third. Lethbridge also executed a neat double play. There was no par- ticular stars on either team. The de- tailed score follows: AB Olson, If 3 Head, 3b 4 Chick, ss 5 Lynch, c .........5 Dudley, cf 5 U'Hayer, lb Mackin, 2b Ward, rf ___.. Pieh.'n 422 Moose I'npplet, 2b If Crocker, cf Hurley, rf Uavis lb Jones" 3b quentlj' fellows made plenty of runs 9 out of 10 ordinary games only to have the twirler blow ,up near 'the finish. Arid then they have been j Bliss c stealing too many bases on p although he has been somewhat crip- pled, in fact have nearly all the boys. Walters is apparently perma- -neutly ensconsced at- third, where he is" doing good work, so that we need least one good pitcher and a short But don't for a minute think Gee whiz! What if Umpire Smith was a permanent fixture here this season. Managers Bill and- Roxey would be -ready to go to Ponoka in about six weeks stop. ball players can be picked up at this time of the year, for thoi asking. Ac- cording to information received at the local headquarters Manager Roxey is making every effort to land a couple ot men. And did you notice the sassy, look on Roxy when he booted Umpire Smith's mask around the plate? Smith was ready to eat-the lemon that was hand- ed to him at about that time. REGINA LEADER Chorus of Regina fans: "We hate to lose games, but oh! you Eckstorm. the McFarland-Welsh fight an- other international fistic mntch goes into history as having an unfor- ending. The British sporting Press, which is a whole lot fairer than ttany American imagine, deplored the decision that made the bout a draw the full 20 rounds, but the Amer- Jcan won all the honor there was to he gained from the match. And as for a verdict against him would hardly have been as expensive for him the present situation. It was one thosc cases in which the referee, a above reproach, erred. wretchedly his decision, just as was the case Moran got all the worst he fought out on the Paci- flc Coast a few weeks ago. en i The trip that is now concluded has been a most disastrous one, not only to the Maroons, but to all the eastern teams. The locals have faired just as well, if not better, than the other clubs, but that is nor saying much. The Regina ball players can hardly be described as prodigals although they have been forced to feed on husks served a la Eckstorm on the western trip. The trip has been a disastrous one from every point of view, in fact the Regina experience, especially in a financial sense, has been .unfortunate SWIE, WEAR VALUE.) ever found in a Suit or Overcoat is this identical "Progress Bran'd" trademark. It has saved the men of Canada thousands of dollars by identifying the Clothes that give honest wear and value for honest prices. It is something you don't pay you pay dearly when you don't get it. Look for the trademark whenever yon Made GMrMteetf H. Vineterg Co., Limited, 5914 witfc fey McKelvie d McGuire, Lethbridge. Montreal. Edmonton athletes have been unsuccessful in their efforts to charter a special train from the Capital to go to Lethbridge on the- day of (the A. A. A. A. meet, July 1st. The demand made upon tne railways at that time, owing to -the Calgary fair, made it impossible for them to nego- tiate. "r 'T' 4" W. C. L SCORES REGINA LOST OUT IN LAST INNINGS Kpgina, June a pair oi i-uns in the seventh and a like number in the ninth, Medicine Hat nosed out a winner in the opening game of the local, series today. Regina got away to a good start, scoring four runs in the first two innings when Clanin was wild and his support shaky. After that the big twirler was boss of the situation. Sage pitched gilfcedge ball excepting in the seventh and ninth. Sage contributed largely to his own downfall by hitting the first man up. He" also fielded his position badly, los- ingfi an easy chance to cut off the first run at the plate. The score: Medicine Hat 9 3 gina......... 4 4 Clafiin and Davidson; Sage and Mc- Nutt. Umpire Longenecker. S Score by. -Moose _Jaw Lethbridge Summary: Three-base -hit, Pieh: two-base hits, Lynch, Ward; 'double play, .Mackin to, Chick to O'Hayer; sacrifice -hits, Crocker, Hurley Bliss, stolen bases, Davis, Jones; jut by pitched ball, -Mclntosh; struck out, by Brown 11, by Pieh S; bases on balls, off Brown G, off Pieh 6; left on'bases, Lethbridge 9, Moose Jaw 9; Umpire Flaherty. PHENOMENAL Batting Averages Of the Miners For Recent Homeseries The batting average of the Leth- bridge team in the home series just finished was phenomenal indeed as the following figures will bear out It U WU is very doubtful if any other team in was hissing against Wolgast for'not rnmo In the final round he woke WOLGAST WAS GAME Breaking his left arm in the fourth round, Ad. Wolgast, -the'.'lightweight champion, last Friday night, at Mil- waukee, had a narrow escape from defeat at the hands of an old enemy. Jack Redmond, of that city. In the first four rounds he was working sav- agely and was landing almost at -will, with both hands. In the ever, there was a sudden change and the crowd was amazed at the manner in which Redmond appeared to be fight ing his way to a possible title The fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth ro.unds were almost Redmond's. He was doing all the work and the crrowd come anywhere in the vi- cinity of this remarkable showing. AB R H AVG 33 14 Head 37 Chick............: 33 Lynch 35 Dudley 39 O'Hayer........... 33 Lezie............ 17 Pieh 12 Barnstead 4 Grayson n Ward............. 23 Berg 7 Uahlstrom 13 Avery............. 3 13 1 4 2 J 2 13 10 12 12 G S 4 1 .3 10 2 5 2 .263 .351 .2G3 .342 .307 .158 .470 .333 .250 .273 .434 .285 .384 .600 up to his old speed and finished a hard fought battle with honors. Not until the last gong rang did he let even his seconds know that he was- hurt. One of the bones in his left forearm was broken and he was unable to use his left with the usual steam. After the fight it was a matter ot no little com- ment that he had worked his left as he did. It seemed that most, of hiri work was done with that mitt. ESKIMOS WIN THE FIRST FROM WINNIPEG Winnipeg, June took the first game of the home series here by knocking Rossbach out of the box in the third inning when six runs were chased across 'the rubber. The Maroons got away to a good lead with two runs in the first, but Rossbach got wild in the third and after passing three as many men scored. Miller then relieved him and three more came across the plate. Outside of this spasm the game was fast. Features from a Winnipeg standpoint was a home run of Piper in the fifth when he. brought Edmunds in ahead of him. pitched grand ball and was given strong support in the pinches after the first round. The score: Edmonton 10 4 Winnipeg G 3 Grady and Spencer; Rossbach. Mill- er and Edmunds. Umpire .Smith. LEAGUE LEADERS GO DOWN AT BRANDON Brandon, June Angels de- feated the league leaders tonight by playing gilt edged ball. Heinrich, the local southpaw twirler was not up to his usual form, but received'.-splen- did support both in the field and at the bat. Cechan opened up for Cal- ory but only lasted two innings be- fore Manager Carney put himself in the box and held the Angels safe. The Ranchers tried hard to win back the game in the ninth but could only ;et two men over the plate on three, hits and a free ticket. The score: Calgary 44 G 1 Ueehan, Carney and Stanley; Hein- rich and Cooper. Umpire Wheeler. THING is the only kind a ieat sportsman and it's the only kind care to deal in. We are sports our- selves and know how it feels-to have everything go just so. We sell- all kinds of FIRST CLASS SPORTING GOODS fo r indoor or outdoor games ot every description would pay you to look over our su ppi-b stock, you'll surely see some thing you'd like to have. If you do we can make the price fit your The Lethbridge Sporting Goods Co. PHONE 1032 412 ROUND ST WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE STANDING Won Calgary 33 Medicine Hut 21 Edmonton 19 Winnipeg 13 Lethbridge 13 Brandon 12 Moose Jaw 9 Hegina 9 Lost 9" 11 1C 13 19 IS 19 'P.C. .719 .700 .633, .4481. .419 ,.387 .333 .321. GOODALE TO MEET PARKE Kansas City, Mo., June Al loodale, a Chicago fighter, Cas Welch has finally landed an apponent for Bil- ly Papke, who has been here a week waiting for a fight. The pair will bat- Ic here for 10 rounds June 14. They will clash at catch weights. 315 92 OS .31] TOM SHARKEY IS ANXIOUS To Take Jack Johnson's Place Against Jim Jeffries New York. J.une Sharkey's ambition is to be champion heavy weight of the world. He made this statement today and looked fit enough to battle tor the title. Sharkey has been reading the accounts of John- son's lack of training and his craze for fast automobiling, and he thinks July 4 the colored heavy weight will injure himself, and he wants to take a third crack at bis old- time opponent. For the past month he has been working daily in the gymnasium and has also been out on the road. All he asks is. three weeks' preparation, and he will prove to the satisfaction of ilie public that he is capable of de- feating either Jeffries or Johnson. Sharkey will be at the ringside on 4, and will challenge the winner. He will have a friend with him, who will put up a certified check for 000 and 25 crisp bills to bind a match with the victor. 10 injurtom turpentine. BEST FIXTURES IN ALBERTA BARBER SHOP CIGARS LUNCH COUNTER of the Oliver Block LOCAL NOTES This is Tuesdaj' evening, and that means another Rugby practice, play- ers are requested to be on the Bar- racks ground at 7 p.m. "r1 -i- Lacrosse practice to-night. The In- termediates journey to Taber to-mor- row for their initial game. A 'full- turn-out is requested. -r Lethbridge made as many hits fewer errors than their opponents yes- terday and yet were beaten by three runs. Moose Jaw surely bunched their hits. new_ shortest op, Van Ward, has not broke into the game at Moose Jaw yet. His name does not "ap- pear in the scoring wni bc-noticed, is leading off at the bat foe Lethbridge, while Mackin has been shoved down to the 4- Dudley evidently was just an orna- ment in yesterday's game. He is cre- dited with a bunch enciphers in the scoring. vt, .i. -r. T _The it from an authen- tic source that there is absolutely no truth, in the rumor published in 'last Friday's News to the effect that the A.O.F. foot-ball club was being dis- solved. Quite on the contrary the club has signed on several new players, and is much stronger than previously. The I management" are surprised that the report should have been voiced by one of tho A.O.F. executive members who had resigned, and had taken this method of giving vent to his feelings. The that all the present players will remain with the team and help to boost the club from its present conditions. TO-NIGHT The Big Football Match Of the Season To-night is the night of the, big football game. The S.O.E. tion play tho Gallics. This match has the fascination of-a glorious un- certainty. Don't miss it. Kick-off at 7 o'clock sharp. RAYMOND PLAYED TWO GAMES OUT OF TOWN Raymond, June 13.-Many citizens accompanied our ball team to Cards- ton on Friday. The boys played a friendly game with the Cardston. team, score 3 to 5 in favor of Cards- ton. It was a good game. On the way home the team stopped off at Magrath and played the local nine on Saeurday afternoon, score 13 to H in our 'favor. It is said con- siderable Magrath money came to Raymond to help us out this dry sea- son. Evesy little bit helps. MACLEOD PLAYS STAVELY TODAY ON LATTER'S GROUND Maclcod, June 14. The ATaclcod baseball team goes to Stavely to-day to play the team bi that town. The team has been strengthened consider- ably lately, having secured the ser- vices of Barnstead and Brown, late of live Western Canada League, and Mas Stewart, late ot Toronto. A meeting of the Executive of the League will be held after the game at Stavely. ;