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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 21, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald, Tuesday, June Page 9 BIG LACROSSE MATCH TOMORROW Calgary Vs Lethbridge-At 6.30, Athletic Park The Game Will Be Fast and Furious and No Enthusiast Should Miss It More sold than all other combined TEX R1CKARD GOES TO RENO W. C. L GAMES Reno, Nevada, June grave and without any demonstrate '1'ex Rickard 'took the train for Ren Nevada., and arrived here late tonig and at once interviewed Goldfield ai Keno delegations with a view to fi ally placing the fight. The law he permits unlimited fights on a payment of one thousand dollars license and medical inspections of contestants, Johnson leaves.Thursday and is much chagrined at the turn of affairs and this is added to by the information that the resort where lie intended to train wttl not harbor the black cham- pion. Jeffries is also pining. His condition Is marvellous but he is dis- concerted by sparring so little as they think Tie needs more polish. rumor that the governor of 'Nevada" might interfere is quieted by the informa- tion that he is away and in any case he is not adverse to the fight, and furthermore the law expressly says, "fight to a finish." REG1NA PLAYED IN AWFUL HARD LUCK liegina, June made only one scratch hit off Skeels to- ilght but won out, two to one, errors accounting for Edmon- ton's pair, Grady was hit hard but not opportunely. A decision calling Skeels out at the plate in the fifth was unpopular. The game was called at the end of the sixth on account of darkness, brought on early by the approaching storm. The score: Kegina. Grady and Spencer; Skeels and Mc- Intosh. Umpire Longenecker. at the end of the third in favor of Keaken, a new twirler. Only two hits were made by the visitors, one off each pitcher. The new twirler show- ed class but 'was rather wild, thus causing both runs coupled with an rror by Speiser. Umpire Smith and a local fan who was hollering for the 'isitors came to blows after the game owing to some nasty names handed out by the fan as to a decision of the umpire made in the last inning against .Medicine Hat, The score: Medicine Hat 2 2 Winnipeg 9 1 Nelson and Davidson; Wilson, Fea- ken and Anderson. Umpire Smith. THREE CANADIANS FOR DIAMOND SCULLS RAIN SAVED MOOSE.JAW Moose Jaw, June stopped the game in the fourth inning tonight when Calgary was leading 5 to 0. '.VILD' THROW LOST GAME FOn THE. HAT June Maroons ook the first of the series today by iree to two. Had. cot Davidson made wild heave past iirst base in an ttempted double play, the locals not have won as it scored two The other run was earned. Vflson started to twirl for Winnipeg but was not feeling well and retired iMPORTANT CONTESTS Are Scheduled to Take Place in Lo Angeles Los Angeles. June twentj five-round boxing contest of interna tional importance and several.mino events are scheduled to take place i If this city between now and the end o September. 'Sam Langford and Tommy Burn WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE STANDING Won Lost P.. C. Calgary 27 10 .730 Edmonton 23 "18 .639 Medicine Hat 21 13 .CIS Winnipeg ....___- 15 20 .429 -Moose Jaw 18 .419 LETHBRIDGE 15 21 .417 Brandon......... 15 22 .405 Kegina 10 22 .313 EDMONTON ATHLETES LOOK VERY CAPABLE Trial Events Held to Select Entries For the Pro- vincial Meet In Lethbridge July 1 Gose and Fast Game Down To Rung No. 6 Brandon, June threw away tonight's game in the seventh when .-he tried to catch Rodosy at sec- ond. The ball went high over Chick's head'and leaked through Dudley at j centre, Rodosy crossing the plate be- fore the ball came back. Up to that time the game was a fierce contest with Smith and Pieh both pUehin good ball but the visitors" support was bad. A bum heave by Head in j the third was responsible for Bran- don's other run. AB R McDonnei, cf 3 O'tirien, ss 3 Schultz, II i Sullivan, rf Toronto, June is a possibility that three Can- adian oarsmen will compete for the Diamond Sculls, which is one of the feature events of Henley Regatta in England. Lou Scholes and Jas. Cos- grave are already in training for the event, and now comes the announcement that the Halifax oarsman, may also compete. O'Neil won the American amateur sculling championship at Detroit last year. WARNER PUT IT OVER STIRLING Baseball Brings Out th Whole Town In the South HE REAL THING in the only kind a real sportgnuB WJITUS. and it's the only kind care to deal in. We are our- selves and know how it feeli to hnve everything go just BO, We Mil :iU kinds of IRST CLASS PORTING GOODS fo r indoor or outdoor pastimes. Alio games of every description. It would pay you to look over our perb stock. You'll surely see thing you'd like to have; If you do, we can make die price fit your The Lethbridge Sporting Goods Co. PHONE 1032 412 ROUND Warner, June 20. Nineteen four. No, not a cricket schore, b the result oT the Stirling-Warn game played here on Saturday last It had been reported that the she herders won fiom Raymond recent so the Homesteaders expected a hard game, and' the outcome was looked upon as very doubtful. However, the men from the north proved a disap- pointment, and it was Waruer from the'drop oE thevhat. The Boomerang uniforms arrived on CALGARY TEAM HERE ON DOMINION ;DAY Owing to the Calgary team being inconvenienced for want of grounds, caused by the fair the game scheduled there the Miners for Dominion Day will be transferred to Lethbridge. President. Eck- storm. is now in communica- tion witn the Calgary club arrangements. Cooper, c 4 Hues. Ib 4 Hodosy, 3b -5 Hartford, 2b___.. 3 Smith, p 2 ILacrosse Game To-Mor- row Will Be Hard Fought Friday, and when the team attired in I This will necessitate a slight their new costumes, trotted onto the field they were greeted with a cheer by the The visitors went first to bat and were blanked. They met the saiiie fate in the second, third and fourth, but scored a run .in thej fifth, two in the sixth and one in the seventh. The Boomerangs secured two in To-morrow evening at 6.30 the hall j thdr first Mniham drovc a beauti_ will be faced for the Lacrosse match tluec-bagger to safe territory and between Calgary and Lethbridge, scored a minute later on Lubec's which takes place on the Athletic The latter beat the throw to revision of the schedule for all Alberta .teams. lull lfirsl. second and third and came park. Lethbridge was out in force last night to practice, and in on a wide fting. minded not in the least the big In the following innings scores were cus attractions so near them, but I have tentatively agreed to meet at th Vernon arena on Labor day in a twen- ty-five round bout r'or a purse 'of Sandy Ferguson and Jimmy Barry will fight ten rounds at the Naud Junc- tion pavilion tomorrow eight, arid Abe Attell and Owen Moran will meet in a similar no-decision affair at the same place a week later. v These contests are of the kind that are brought off almost weekly within the city limits. The longer distance affair will take place at Vernon. where only the state executive has authority to interfere (Edmonton Capital) The trial sports held at the Exhi- bition Grounds Thursday evening for the purpose of selecting entries for the A. A. A. A. meet at Lethbridge on July 1st was witnessed by over 500 people, and judging from the show- ng made in the several events the Edmonton team win no doubt romp away with a large share of the prizes. Fred Parney again proved himself a top-notch sprinter and, as usual, ook down the 100 yards dash and the 220 yards. His time in both events was excellent Dr. Follinsbee was un- able to compete, but DraytoD. in the 100 yards and T. Buckham, a 17-year- old boy, in the 220, gave Parney inter- esting contests. t track judges, Messrs. J. Dorman, H. H. Huff and H. F. Christie: field judges, Messrs. P. Dunne, D. Tidsbury and Morrison; starter, Rev. Robert Pearson; scorer, Mr. Robert English; clerk of .the course, Mr. Joe Clarke; timekeepers, Messrs. John McPhereon, T.'MV McCallum and J. C. Griffiths. One OTite Dunham, Y.M.C. A.; 2, Clark, I.C.; 3, Dunn, Police. Time: 7.53 1-5. One mile Alec Decoteau, Irish; 2, A. E. Seward, Irish; 3, Nich- olson, Y.M.C.A. Time: 4.31. v Broad McDonald; 2, G.W. Wright, .both of Y.M.CA. Distance: 17 ft 11 in. Quarter Williams, Y.M.C.A. 2, Buckham, Irish; 3, Laing, Callies. Alex. Decoteau of the Irish, bore out Time: 53 3-5. 30 2 13 "Dudley out for interference. AB R H O A 3 1 -1 0 0 Head, 3b __..... 5011 1 Chick, ss ....A... 4 0 1 13 Lynch, c 40 1 10 0 Dudley, cf........ 401 10 O'Hayer, Ib 3 01 11 1 Mackin, -rf 0 0 0 0 0 2h___. 3 0.0 0 3 ...j....... 4 02 0 5 Lezie 1 00 0 0 31 1 8 24 13 4 batted for Van Ward in 9th. played Lacrosse every minute of the practice. Calgary has acquainted Lethbridge with the Tact that Its team is in excellent shape, aod with- out doubt this will be among the fastest lacrosse matches ever played 0 in Lethbridge. 1 The boys are deserving of hearty support both with your finances and your presence at the athletic park to-morrow evening. Through the courtesy of Mr. C.- Eckstorm they have been granted the free use of the ball grounds for their matches. Now it is up to the other citizens 01 Leth- bridge to show their hearty apprecia- LOCAL NOTES too crowded to be of interest, and it suffices to mention that from one to five runs were notched in each bu1 the. fourth. Stirling worked four pitchers and shifted players so often that some halt dozen of them must have won- dered where they belonged. Wing, of the locals, threw for five innings, and Berg finished the job. Among the features of the game Owing to the Lacrosse game Wed- nesday evening with Calgary, the Gun Club will hold its weekly shoot on Thursday instead ot Wednesday.. In a letter to the Lethbridge Club secretary" Joe Lynch gave intelli- gence of Johnny spraining his ankle going to first base in Satur- day's game at Regina. It was a accident, but Johnny gamely continues ia the game. Boys, get busy. work- ng hard and likewise to scoop n the" championship events. Lett- bridge must hold its own. was a spectacular catch by the visit- ors' left fielder, and the batting of who fills the gap at short for the boomerangs. The latter had two three-baggers to his credit, and annexed four runs. tion, and support the national game. The Homesteaders have not had a close game since that with Raymond, and in the last few matches display- NATIONAL At Philadelphia................5 3 Uoston 2 5 At .Brooklyn ...___.___..-----4 S :New York 1 6 At Chicago- Chicago C 12 Cincinnati ........-........4 7 At St. St. Louis 3 4 0 Pittsbtirg..................5 AMERICAN At Cleveland- Cleveland................. 0 6 Chicago 1 10 At Detroit- Detroit 2 6 St. Louis 4 12 EASTERN At Jersey .Jersey City...............-2 5 Toronto 1 At Newark ..___............. 4 7 .Montreal...........-...... 1 3 At Providence 3 6 Rochester 2 4 At Baltimore 13 Buffalo..................'..3 12 1 ASSOCIATION At Milwaukee................ 3 4 Toledo.................... 0 4 At Kansas Kansas City...............9 10 Columbus................. 5 10 3 At Minneapolis............... 3 15 3 Indianapolis............... 2 4 2 At St St Paul...................4 3 1 Louisville 572 NORTHWESTERN At Tacoma 2; Vancouver 3. At Spokane 1; Seattle 0. all Trainer Buchanan's golden pre- dictions and won the mile and half mile. His victory in the former event was a hollow one, and he bad a safe lead on Williams in the half. Williams took the quarter mile, with Buckham a very good second. The walking race went, to C. F. Dun- ham. Y.M.C.A., -who held back for the first half mile, and then came with a rush. G. H. McDonald won the broad jump and A. C. Creelock, who is also a hurdler, took the high jump. John Cameron ot the Police took the IG-nound shot put with Moir. Cal- Ites, second, xvhiie Moir won the ham- mer throw; D. Fraser, Police, second. 9 2 Reidford won the 56-pound weight contest, Cameron getting second place- Gibson, a new comer, won the discus contest, this being the first time a High Creelock, Y.M.C.A.: 2, Wright, Y.M.C.A. Putting 16 Ib. J. Cameron, Police; 2, Moir, Callies; 3, D. Reid- ford, Callies. Distance: 39 'ft S ins. 100 yards F. S. Parney, Y. M.C.A.; 2, F. Drayton, Irish; 3, Dun- ham, Y.M.C.A. Tione: 10 2-5 sec. 56 Ib. D. Retdford, Cal- lies; 2, Cameron, Police. Distance: 24 fL 10 in. Pole G. McDonald, Y.M.C. A.; 2, F. Drayton, Irish; 3, Wallace. Irish. Height: S ft. S ins. Half-mile A. Decoteau, Irish; 2, Williams. Y.M.C.A.; 3, H. Laing. Callies. Time: 2.04 1-u. Tossing competed for. 220 yards Fred Parney, Y. M.C.A.: 2, T. Buckham, Irish; 3, Dim- ham, Y.M.C.A. Time: 23 4-5 sec. Throwing H, Gibson, mi- Ms ever been thrown ia Eil- attached; 2, J. W. Wright, Y.M.C.A. Distance: S3 ft 2 ina. monton. G. H. McDonald, Y.M.C.A.. took the pole vault, John Cameron of the Po- lice, who is a new comer in this de- partment, being a good second. The tug-of-war was very interesting as four well-balanced teams partici- Throwing Moir; 2, D. Praser; 3, Cameron. Distance: 96 ft 6 ins. heat: Landsman McCallum, Cook and S. Mun- roe took two pulls from Tomnce, pated. T. Landsman's quartette pull- (Buxton, Aitken and N'oelck ed Gus Noelch's aturdies over the line twice, and Haig's men did the same for Radigan's huskies. The final be- tween Haig and Landsman resulted fn the former taking two straight pulls. The officials were: Referee, Profes- sor Edwards of Alberta University; Second heat: A. M. Haig A. Fraser, C. Davis and W. Coleman took two straight from T. Radigan, J. Bagley, D. McAffee and G. Henderson. Final: A. M. Haig's team won from T. Landsman's team in two straight pulls. cd a Jack snap. On the prospective Montana trip, when hard games may be expected, the injection of more giner will necessary if a creditable showing is to be made. The Stirling boys, though outclass- ed, worked hard and played the game to the finish. When next these teams meet, we hope Dame Fortune may be kinder to them. Messrs. Chas. Tousignant and Tom- my Burns did the umpiring, and their decisions were, on the whole, satis- factory. The crowd in attendance at the game was a large one. The villagers turned out en masse and our friends iiom the country were on hand ia goodly numbers. The receipts were very satisfactory and the hoys appre- jciate the tangible encouragement. Capt. Lukcr was late in arriving on the field. However, no one blamed i Tack, as bo was employed in worthy cause. The fair and gentle ones say they Remember that the coming Alberta Amateur Athletic Association meet is to be.the biggest lethic eveut ever pulled off in West- ern Canada. So be assured of a good day of clean sport. The football match in the City League played to-night is between the S.O.E. and the A.O.F. Thft A.O.F. line-up is as follows Stowe i; Home and Wellington Short, Cameron and Harvey; Fraser, Chiswick, Alcock, Wallis and Rixld. Reserves, Smith and Matthias. Referee, Strachan. Game called at 7 p.m. like to sec Berg pitch, and they arc not alone in this preference. TlTe new uniforms are a nobby lot. The barrel of drinking water thoughtfully -provided by Mr. E. J. Welsh was. very acceptable. Thanks E. J. At night a dance was given and some fifty or sixty young folks en- oyed a pleasant time tripping the ight fantastic. The Edmonton Capital of a recent ssue says that Deacon White has signed Pitcher Hickey of the Coast League League. Calgary papers also say that Carney has glommed him. This is the twirler that Joe Lynch has, or had, a line on .too. Who has got him anyway? A special invitation is tendered to the people of'Lethbridge and surround- ing district to attend the A. A. A. A. championship meet at the Queen Vic- toria Park on Dominion Day. No gen- eral subscription has been solicited, .the executive relying .upon the sup- port of the general public in addition to the assistance rendered by the city of Lethbridge and a few friends of ameteur sport. Come one, come all, and enjoy the best day's amateur sport ever held in Lethbridge. CHAMPIONSHIP AMATEUR RECORDS FOR 1909 COMPARED WITH EDMONTON TRIAL SHOWING 100 220 440 880 yds. yds. yds. yds. ..10 22 511-5 1.573-4 10 2-5 23 1-5 51 3-5 2.00 2-5 Knglish Championship 1009 Scottish Championship 1009 Irish Championship 1903............ 10 2-5 24 1-5 _56 1-5 2.10 Welsh Championship lOOa...........103-5 243-5 511-5 2.074-n American Championship 1909........ 10 1-5 22 2-5 51 2.01 3-5 Canadian Championship 1909........10 23 49 1-5 2.03 2-5 Alberta Championship 1909 10 3-5 23 55 2.08 Edmonton Test Meet for 1910.......10 2-5 23 4-5 53 3-5 2.04 1-5 1 mile 4.23 4.29 1-5 4.53 4.44 2-5 4.24 3-5 4.27 4.39 1-5 4.3t How Jim Jeffries Appears Now After Many Weeks Of Hard Training GOVERNOR SPRY Also Very Active in Keeping Fight Out of Utah. Salt Lake City, June move- ment to bring the' Jeffries-Johnson contest to this city received a back-set to-day. Gox'ernor Spry said to the Associated Press: "I see no reason for changing my position. The fact that Governor Gillett, of Cal forma, has refused to allow his state to be disgraced by having the fight in it is only an added reason why I should not change my former position. The fight will not be held In Utah. TACOMA CLUB Offers to Take the Fight Off Hands of Promoters Tacoma, Wash.. June num- ber of local capitalists here today au- thorized the Tacoma Athletic Asso- ciation to state they are willing to put up and reimburse Rickard and Gleason for all expenses they have incurred if they -will transfer the Jeffries-Johnson fight to the Ta- coma Stadium. The structure will seat people. A telegram to this effect was sent to the promoters to- day. Held Shoot Wanted The second shoot of the Association was held on Saturday last at the Range, west or the traffic bridge, un- der favorable conditions. 14 mem- bers attended and fired at the 200 and 600 yards ranges. The average of the shooting was fair and showed improve- ment. With practice the Association should be able to do credit to the AH members of the Association, and every one desirous of becoming a mem- ber, are requested to attend at the li- brary at the Police Barracks on Thurs- day next at S p. m., to be enrolled, sworn in and get their rifles. IN MIND THE BIG ATHLETIC MEET JULY 1 Manager Clark Griffith of the Cin- cinnati Reds, regards Bescher as the best base stealer in the country, sur- passing even Ty Cobb. Says Griffith: "Bescher is a young fellow and will im prove "a whole lot His batting record last season was ,240. Still he led the league easily. It's no trick at all for him to steal a base. IK ;