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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHRRmfly JATtT HERAtH Friday, June BASEBALL SPORTStl FOOTBALL CMDSTWW0N C BRILLIANT GAME Slightly Outclassed in Fastest Am- ateur Bail Match Yet Seen Here-Clarke anp t Pitched in Professional Style-Good Scored Only Run of Game in Their Final Inning -Bumper Crowd Is hung waa proven couclus yesterdaj afteraoon Ttat tbe doings aren t ore. tin tbe displayed on the iu man' Tbe day was Metl for'peppery fielding and It was served up In-targe quantllles to the delecta- tion of tho hundreds .of fans. Run- ners nipped at the plate, at third and second .was- the order of tbe day. .bl the. third a snappy double crushed Cirdston's hopes of swinging one orer tlie platter. Murphy dumped down a bunt and Clark retired him at first. A whip by Nicholson to the plate suc- ceeded In" nipping Perry who had been 'ortunate in. getting around as far .as third station and then he tried to stretch to home plate a la Tyrus Cobb fashion but ho came to grief. This Is iust one instance of the diamond stunts when bMebal'l "game the True BIlM of edged one oier on tk> dMflct team ot Letbbndge bj th. till' ot the gimc It CUM' IB the last round at that and the third man up had Dialled on htm. It t btttle royal between the stobsters the renowned ''Spud Ntirphj ot Macieod fame and Reg Clark whose flinging abilities are well-known to the Lettlbricige fans. Both yltcheri backed up bi stel lar.. fielding and time and agnln bat robbed of looked to food hits some stunt hicu the aiorige professional rook Had it not been th-it Moore WM a llttlft over anilous to "Wilson at first after making a. clean pick up of his grounder in the ninth and headed to the hcaii-ns flirt, tbn game nould have gone on j riciird a shut out for both sides .up to the end of the ninth -ind gone Into, eitra inning larietv Eien then .with one down in their half of the ninth Nicholson made a scratch with only one.down sacrificed to second bj BMns A bit would Ime "meant a run nnd a tie game, 'but he caught off second on nhat appear 'ed to be a i en 9bady decision of His mtissen n ho was u-orlilng on the has es that time It prolmbh meant the loss of the game to iethbridge and. the umpire so far forgot himself, ai'not'to give hoed'to tliat oldest of baseball rules, when In douljt give the uaserunner the benefit of the doubt. their half of (he doings.Lcthbridge had tlie best chance of the game to score but failed to cbino thi-ough. Nlchol singled and stole, Ho was advanced to third on 11 wild heavo by Thouipsoi to catch him at.-se.coiul. Green struck out. Clarke grounded, to third and I was here that Nichols should" have Ink en tho fighting chance and tried for the plate on" the long throw, to first Tho opportunity slipped past, uev er came again. Scldenbecker was made he first present of the day by Murphy He stole but was left at second .when Moore flew to third. In tb.e-awful.9th tho deed.was done. t was hard luck but that is the beauty the fans accepted the with resignation. .Spencer first up went down bv the .Moore Rau route Thompson stntck out Onl> one man more- to dispose; of Reg. would have had innings safely past But Wilson next up grounded th. bleachers llfnVrunner took, second Ihen Perrv receipts at two bits, each am came along with the limeh to and ladies ere ad FOOTBALL MATCH BROKE UP IN ROW Critical Contest Between Old City Football League Rivals Came to an Unexpected Termination Last Evening Pugilistic Demonstrations on the Field Callies Were in the Lead When Referee Called it Off; S, 0. E. Going Strong others. Then came (.he (rouble 'thai spoiled the fun and Wic game off During the second half, Poartdn and Alcock changed places, ,umKmucb of tile Improvement In tile Sons' "play was due to the change. The winners: deserved to win-, more their than be- cause.o( their ,apoed. The Sons had tile played with lesi conll- and'accuracy Games in the Big Leagues After nearh thn full-time the football mutch between the .Cnl- .ies and the Sons hist ev ening broke up, us the result of a genr era! mix-up. At that time the score was to 0 In favor of the both goals being scored In the first ialf. In the second, half, there ;was Htle to choose, between ,the.teams, although if there difference t appeared .to be in favor isbmcu. It was-.a contest "pon which the tj League championship.. and Buchanan and tlie, keei desiro of the contestants for victor- one another which, imdoubtedl. ball, .via. the -Page and "Moore route, reached- the -other enU'ouly to result in a goal kick.. Tak- ing a hand in the game, the Sons' wards made trouble for tbe opposing defence, only, to toe foiled, again. In their turn, the Callies attacked, but Clemenson was discovered offside, just 'as he was ready to shoot. An, other rush was also spoiled by iquglit about melee that stoppej be gamine There was ;reat crov d out fill ug the grandstand and nearl> iaxmg It was a i ery close decision and if the had been applied there might have been' a different story to tell for a clean single would have meant the tying run. Big Crowd The game was witnessed by about 1260 of tae fanciest feind of fansl and even if Lethbridge agree that the game was about the .best amateur that has ever been lied oft in fair city. A i 'thing game is some class In impany but when it is staged by two lizatlone, purely local, it has the on tbe-profesBlonal .every- inL Battle 'catties are always interest Ing to the fanst Thev are the essence of baseball which fans In that state of eotmne that they are sometimes anaccountable'ipr thol actions and'yesterday's affair oao of the frenzlest.klnd. There v.-na 'not much to choose.lbetwen ers but Murphy had a shade on Clark In that be allowed onlv five slni' while the Cardston brunch booked eight against IMg them Ing of the extn base variety Neither man allowed more than one hit In any ouu hi BO inning war more than one error bttoke4 up to either team..--Clark-made eIghV-'6f.- the True Blues the while ilfutphy pasted the whiff label on of tlie city bunch. T3ach allowed a to first and both.were'vs'tefinX'jn. professional fielding ..v as the order throughout, th'e "contest: placed with tbe finest line of ginger with which the game whs replete, and the fans a fine line of rooting as a result. Only thirty-twjp-Lethbridge'.men fac- ed Muryhy during the coaxest They saw third madv inti mate acquninfjiJices with secoojd but, three times. In-jsix of the innings Lethb-idge went down ip one-two order in the fLrit Murplij show erf bis form by the whole three; batters In fact he mowed them down mercilessly all along the line Clark lowtiiXhntj ejght to come before him for slighter and helped to of "which 'won the game and-Wilson cross ed the platter.. He got around "as-far as third but died there: wheu Murphy grounded to Clark. Died Hard In our halt of the. spasm "Stewart went down by the route.- of a> scratch single and- was. advanced- to second- on Evans1'out. 'Rail might through with s.wat, sad occurrence before chronicled pass and Nicholson was.caugh was done and Co.rdston really on .us. them It would be quite into the details of every The repetition would get monqtonmni. here are' a few of the heat'-. of, .them Cardatoh got" a hit in each of first each man stealing 'buf dy at second corner In tn they were disposed of by the double play. Kute, Clarke, and officiating m the cef emony that had unable to connect safel> with any of Murphy s benders but in spasm Nletols through the box 'fy'Vaa beU pen fjrit'ind, on Clarks grounder by -unisaieted f Fourth In tile fturth Cardaton Iwd some fun on the base lines a !ive bunch of "excitement Duffey got a Mfe on a heave bj lie at ace ond tojMoore Carditon Perry v _AB .R H RO A E t neit up grounded to CHANGE your brand for the Scotch Whiskey that: high reputation. At all dealers. BUCHANAN'S iced ffbble lo neoond was retired :ed on f) fencer s a runner and doing flftj'Cardston ontieppnd a hit and a walk, but'they died there, tbe other three being easy outs Leth bridge duplicated feat'in their half of the Evan's' flew 'to short, Ra.ii singled" and stole. Nichols struck out >Green. .got. a life on a advancing lla.u rem stole bin. yw'wure "'ark'fgrounded in the sixth Nelson pasted the first one. over the pan for three bags but died there, the next three retiring in order. Lethhrldge went down In lar procession In their half of the sisth, Stewart being caught stealing after tearing oft a clean over second i jy' _, In afttrThomnion Wllaon had been retired by the strike out plan Perry pickled one for two pil- He took too many liberties off second and was retired between the bags when Murphy grounded to Seid; enhwker Lr.thbildtP went jiut in I heir 'haff trr'tbo Am-.two', Iq-'tbe flril ug stogl ed hut 4fed at first when Ihe next three vp.inoited succesfully IB base bit, off olt Mftrojirl, struck out bj Clark S b> Murphy 7 left on bases Cardston 10 Lethbridge 5 first ba.PC on errors Lethbridge 2 Cardston T double plajr Cjlarkxto Nicholson 1 Duffc> to milted- free. With: such a, big .cr.o.wd it was unfortunate'that the game-.end ed the'way it although the folks certamh got the "worth of their mon ev while it The fracas "hlpp'eired in this'Avaj as nearly as could be ascertained: Bee fouled 'Page -raising the tatter's ire, and he raised" tils dukes to pltig his opponent, vvho-frrretiirn assumed'ii FU7Eimmons attitude Ten iiantrbrdered "therii'-both off-the field. Some of tbe Sons "bbje'cted to Lee go- ing off, as Page was the first offend'- er.rthe> eloquent 4U bis protests to the refereq. that he took a noke at bim, for which tie official proraptlv ordered him oir He "refused to ar biter considered he had nothing'to do but declare Hue game for Callies In .the meantime f aptam porberton Qff an jncljnation Jgame was closed 'after told Injfive and a gpodfgame lhaf bale played At both sides sjiovv ed goqd combm but at others plav was ragged 111 judged It not "rough altnougli a good deal Gripping was done some of escaped the offipials eagle eve Numerous offsides showed the eager of tbe forwards but delayed the fun too much for spectators'. Referee Tennant Jined the leans up promptly at 6 4o with the following up _ Mclntyre; backs, Ban nennan and BaslpB half backs Glen .e and Brennan forwards Page offside. The Callies were nice combination game, while tbe Ki g- Hshmen seemed uncertain and did the place the bill to their colleagues at all acuritelj they made a' rush'. JEaslon misses V'klck. and Clarke made a raid on the nets only to be upset by Easton, making his "shot-go'wide.- To it looked as though Clnrke: was" trip- ped, knocked but injured knee for a few-minutes', but tho referee thought the charge fair and gave a goal" kick." .Getting the sphere again, the Sons, by-Kamich, Clarke and Willetts, played aro'iind the opposing half-backs, but could not' get past Bannerman', and "Easto'-i. 11 cock, who. played H consistent game throughout, and Clarke worked 'In an- other attack, but nothing re- forward'lines' made end to end In .-some, combination work.' Easton iand Chis- wick doing the ,bulk of the- defence work-.-.-Shots were made on 'both goals but tho defence wm-so'close that all went wide.-.f.ilnfan in'which ClarkcJiwu the central Easton got kicked on the.knee and some timo was for, repairs. The game last amid the excitement of the crowd 'finallv the Cnllies worked rush, Chiswick gpt4 the sphere but: yorkart jtl ta jUtej.csnfre injtead of down the Clemen beat shot Behlenhjcker Rau RfMgusaen Modest Although- Christy: Mathcwson stars In at J'OO aiwseK, ui street Hji sketcluoiate Chlet aroipid 'n tulcab I'i'CII salary as ball" be 'about He .111 be the lilghost salaried "nt-ivcr in the Nallonal league next IB CHEMICAL DRV CLIA.NINO Moore Clemenson, J hompson and JlcMurtie Sons of 'Bngland-Hjoal, Coles Pearson and Chiswick; halt- backs Firth: Lee and Allcock; for- warids, Holberton illetls Clarke jThe had the kick off and ruehid, and Page took a shot which CdMs handled Clarke and I (then took charge ot tho sphere, Bannerman met It and passed "who gave Coles another chance, which ho took. The men of the north got going again and Wbyte and Thompson had tries be- fore the pigskin .got out of danger- ous territory. The Sons worked in forward line rifch which Easton broke up. Glen started a rush, pass- to MnMurtle, but 'Pearson was there, returning Ihe sphere to Callle land, only lo face anolhcr charge by the Scotchmen, who were playing a great, game, and McMu'rtie's shot, hit thq goal post. Centre play followed, af- ler which a run, only lo be slopped by Bannerman, who, by., the way, proved hlltaselt a worthy sub slitule for the redoubta'ble .lock An- derson. Several end to end rushes took place, but Ihe defence lines prov- ed loo strong for the flying forwards." After a succession. of long Kicks be- IWecnfthe' defenceJines, Moore work- f In k shot but wide Banner Dinn hlrokc up a rush he Kngllsh NATIONAL Cincinnati 11 3 St Louis 02t 113 000-1 15 1 McQuillan, F'rom- mc and Clark Hanson and. Bliss Brookli n 000 6 1 Philadelphia: 020 000-2 7 1 Knetzcr 'and Iter- Burns and Roman and C Iniijn Chicago 6 Pittsburg 130 41112 15 0 loncy Oviti alia Archer Ltjifiekl ind Gibson Boston 8.5 Jiev, "iork 300010021-7 11 Ferguson a Ming Drucke Amos and Mcjers, AMERICAN 00000-0 9 3 Boston 000 I 3 and Sm'eeney Miichcll and NunamakcT St. U-ouis MAGRATH WON BY SO Rajmpnd Team Victims of Shut-Out by Gar- den Gty Nine Magrath Juno generaled, out fact.outclassed In every poinfof the sains, the Raymond squad of tossers wereii'mmerciful- routed tn the locals josterdaj at .ernoon, pn the exhibition park, dia mood The score wai the kind (hat makes the fansLSihlle all-overrr-n Fully four "hundred.: enthusiastic pie witnessed "the one of the best exhibitions of ball 11 seen hero for manj a da> id CSraj was the mound for the homesters and twirled gilt edged 'hall from start to finish His" mlng was In- 'great '..trim and hlsVaaiidrtment- of snakj ones a complete mystery Chicago Batteries and GlarKe LaW anil Philadelphia 100 000 12 Washington 0 to the Sugar City Xlne men were struck out bj (be local Utt was on the receiving end and gave excellent 'Support.'ith'e two manipulating the game Mike a well oiled machine A now face appeared -Torad and.. Tho- ngs Halkec and -Amfeimth Detroit" Cleveland 000 001 West'-'-rind -Fisher. and -Stanage for the Gardeners at short Ills name Is Campbell.-and the way ho: clawed In Hie hot ones .would ,hon- 2 or to a big leaguer The whole local crew placed a splendid systematic Same player knew his posl i tiou and wis always there to take in 1' the pill 3' o Brien did the firing for Raymond plaj The Sons made a determined effort :o.zeven up, and -Lee itroiible- for.'McIntyre.'.- Holber- on and fasten both redened injuries and shortly af- Mclntyre his hard- est chance, but -he managed :to punch ouu-.the .globe before it. -passed the ally -.line; The" whole Callle forward line ad 'anced.'' -Pearson missed a kick, and Cid Thompson took of rhe ipportunity afforded 'by the miss and allied the second "for the 'Scotchmen a 'minute or two before the whistle ilew'-'-for half time. 'During the i re- maining -minutes Willetts 'made 'a' con- lie of brilliant individual but ost oill both times ft Second.Half Tlio.Sons had only- half. .a. game in which to keep tnemsehes In the run ilng for the championship and their fforts Jo win. out were most determin d. Time after time they carried the war into the enemy's territory, but-the efence was strong, and the shooting, ather wild For minutes they ad all the best of the plif ons of Scotia had "no intention of BBtinf on their oars pud kept ever at it Their team play was onsistent, and Ihey were .always eady to take any stray passes the Inglishriien made, whjch unfortunate- for "them, were too numerous. The swift pace -began .to .tell on both sides and .the play slackened for Mew min- utes only lo be renewed faster than ever, v Rushes were frequent, and both goalkeepers were kept bus> Moore e Coles a hard chance on a shot at the lower corner of the goal but the defender of the; English fortress man- aged to relieve, although he was forc- ed to give a corner kick and before the scrimmage was over Whvte atrnek the 'goal 'post. For a while the fljlng Siolchmen had the better of the argument. Thompson headed In a shot that struck tbe crowbar and bounded over. -Lee'and Ffcunclr. work- ed out a good combination but Ban on the spot.' Clemenien IMt'hrttiselt for moment, and tripped Chlswlclt, and from the' free kick Lee headed in a shot, which alelnLyre handled as he had all the 'he pitched 'affair-game he was1 not in a class with Gny Ho was a the localsl-wal EASTERN loping him for innumerable safeties 7 0-Ile was- batted all ovei the garden 15 Irhut was gjven creditable suppoit md and O Brien ie usually a hard mm to find but yesterday- he -was. certaln- Iv easj pickings powell a nice clean game on the first bag for Raymond, and the prize wind jammer of Southern-'Alberta, played half of the game The other listing boys did fair but they showed lack of practice Doc Ames used tho stick with class but failed to crant "over" the" home plftte. It was a great shutout The game Montreal Baltimore BaUoiie; lutis IHgirt and Ukius and Eg an. Hochcstcr 000 1 0 Jerscv tih 10 0 Called in. sivt.h-bn account" of rain; tame awarded to Jersey Ciiij and lacklitsch Ful1 and Butler First t nuriilo 300 Oil 330 II 12 2 100 7 6 Providence. bitlenps- Mc.-Vllistcr 1 itigcnld Buffalo 320 000 ProMdence 100 HO rMeuritt and Brennan and Maroney and Busick and md Tiylor ind Kibsmger ind McAllister Sline and Rondeau Toronto-Newark, called on account of run in filth worp 3 to 0 m or of .Newark players out and two strikes on hattu AMERICAN ASSOCIATION I ouis llle 101 000 9 2 hltiiukee 001000143-9 H 1 and Orpn dorB tutting Nic'olbon and Mar shall Indianapolis OH 201 II 12 3 Minneapolis, 000100003-1 5 8 I ink and Rj ler and tycGa-lh) Waddell King ind OKCHS First game- Columbus 006 30v la 15 2 fat Paul was fast and furious The principal features were the organized playing j of tile locils the splendid pitching of I (.raj and hitting Fourscores v et c made in the fourth, nnd the oth cr one In the seventh.-'" The locals were'.shiit out: in ;seven The contest was an intermtlng.'.and nerve racking-, one, and :dowii in history as one of Magrath's. notable triumphs The score f Hljmond 000 000 3 7 Magrath .......000.400 8 4 O'Brien and1 Qlt. Umpire Sundall of !Taber 'Attend MAROONS TOOK THE T TEAM'S MEASURE Yesterday forenoon the Y M C A and Maroons Were billed to play a league game but at the request of the Coronation Committee the .Alhletio Qiounds were handed Ihe school children for their performance It was decided to plaj the game in the .afternoon ai i doirble header in con ind Bcrgcr mil lotion Cardston Lethbndge gams I udwlg. Larcv- Ohtrh atfd Ricgcr ind Kcllcj inil Spencer Second (olumbus 10 1 St Pin] 010 030 Hattcrics, Cooki, I cssnrd and Happ Kcllcy and Spencer" Toledo HO 20 Ranvis Citj 000200300- 1 1" and Carisch and, O'C'onnoi I'o- AMONO THE BALL PLAYERS Jim Donahue wants lo play .first bum (or the While Sox next yenr. McAlccr that Bob Unglaub will not regular first baseman In _ he would' re piny third base for the Boston Doves tntn short for the Cubs, A burlesque company offered Jack Coombs or the Athletics, 'for a five weeks' engagement. In games last season First mln Swartblng. of the SCanesvtlle, (Ohio and Pennsylvania league) ..lean j secured ml outs. While the school children were prepar- ing to amuse the crowd a three Inning exhibition was given by the two teams the Maroons winning. In the afternoon the two city league teams went to it after the Carditon Lethbridge set to and resulted in a, eeplng vlclorv fpr Maroons hy a score of 18 S v In the first Inning the.'.'Y" werp'suc- ceesful In getting men across the plate, their opponents doing likewise There was nothing doing in the second for ellhor side. In' the third the "T" took'tbe .lead .6y one In Ihe fourth b) a conple more JLvery Lhing seemed to be breaking just right last. tight monkey 'wrench the fourth and held his antagonlsti'ln bis the finliliraod.irttea tin Maroons went to the bat tp a varletv of hot Qtuff which.fairly took the opposition nffytbeir nnlng Miw three Maroons complex the circuit and next was a knockout They circuited the bases tlnkn be'ore bring retired Maroana'.took a rest In the seventh but In thi etr.Uh added a finishing touch of three Tor them elied un like a The. V M C A J01 ttO MO ;