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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta BREAK IN Cm' FOOTBALL LEAGUE i i i PNIPEG CLUB UP IT WINNIREGTEAM COM SPOUT Players Have Not Been Paid and According to Rule They are Now Free Agents Probably no Game Today Winnipeg, June to, the constitution of the National Base- ball Association, Winnipeg ho fcnll team today, and judging by the asser- tions of the players themselves there will be no game today. The whole trou- ble arises from the fact that they received no pay when It came due on June 15, and in fact.they have received no salaries since June 1. Manager Taylor eays that unless all arrears are paid up'this afternoon he will not let his men go on the field. The National Association provides five days of grace for the payment of salaries after" which the players are released and the club has no further claim upon them. Team Throw up Sponge Sporting Editor, Letlibridgo Herald: Dear u meeting of the S. O. K. football club held on Saturday light the question of the severance of the .club from the city league was ully considered. -In view of what we 'onslder the most unfair and tinsports nanlike conduct of the members of he executive i'1 suspending players f this club, and also for their biased pinion In settling any 'questions in 'hich Hie S. O. E.'Uro concerned, we 7 OHNSON Quite Willing to Contest His Title. That Jack Johnson is ready and will-, could be secured. Johnson says Ing to fight any heavyweight in' the I has not been enthusiastic over a Lan world was made evident this week when the champion stated that .he would face any man or men promoters select, provided a fair purse j ford match for the simple reason th 'no promoters to stag affair, although the stal ments of .Mclntosh over in Franc would seem tn prove to the contrar offered and divided reasonably j if Australian promoter speaks th to the winner's and teerV end. jmit'h, he has offered for a 2 The Texan stated further that he 'was not looking for any unreasonable amount of. money and that' he had no objections .-to meeting any heayyr weight in the game, although he added that he believed a white man as his- opponent would be far more pleasing -to. light fans generally than, a fighter of his own color. English and French promoters have been after him to show once or twice-on- the side and have evinced- a' will- ingness1 "to give fat purses, but up to.-this-time have not signed up any of the English or-negro- heavies now doing business over, .there. vTex Sick'ard-'s offer to have" John- son meet two men in'the same ring in the sanie vyith la minutes' rest 'between bouts, sounds like the most reasonable proposition to date, round match between Johnson Langford and Is willing to make th division of the purse In a -way agre that Langford was forced to make an and undoubtedly the champion would I agreement with McVey to get the bur accept terms even if the battles were ly Callfcrnian black into the ring at arranged for Buenos Aires, down" In South America. As the people of the Argentine .have never witnessed first scrap, undoubbtedij an mense crowd would tuin out to ness suclr.nn affair, especially as' the capital is a great resort, for European and Iroencan tourists Isothmg has been heard recentlv of the offer of Webei, the Australian strong man, to meet Johnson at .mix- ed styles of wrestling and fighting, whiie'.nobcdy in this country has even a suggestion to make concerning ah opponent for champion. Regarding Langford's repeated as eertions that lohnson was dodging him, the champion came out the other da} in a straightforward manner and sa'd that he was willing to box Lang ford at anj time when a suitaole purse i Johnson is taking no little interest !n .the SIorrls-Flynn match of 20 rounds, sclieiliilea" for Oklahoma on the1 afternoon of J.uly 4, although be still insists that Morris is the rank- est .kind of. a dub. Some time ago the champion claimed that all of Mor- ris' fjghts were fixed for the "hope to and just the other day he re- peated this, adding.that if the affair were on the level Flynn would win in a romp. When the Texan first made his charges he said that one of his boxing partners had been of- fered a fight with Morris, btit that this partner must agree to lose, al- j though Moinq and his backers laughe at the. champion, especially after hi partner liad made such a miserabl showing in Pittsburg District Football League Opener An interesting football game- take place tomorrow night at the Athletic Park, between the Rangers and Rovers in the open- ing game of the District League. The committee requests all play- ers picked to play to be at the grounds early. The team to play Hillhurst on July 1st will be defi- nitely decided after this game. I The following arc the teams: Banner- man, R. Chiswiclc, Glen, AVhyte) Brennan, .Moore, Willets, Parker, Gnrr and McMurtrie. ROVBRS---CoIes, Home, East- on, Crawford, Davies, Hutton, Allcock, Thompson, Clemenson, Brennan, moran. Kick 'off at G.45 sharp. Refereb Gurr. had only one option, and that was to pull out. give two Instances: (1) _ Last season the Callien object- ed to a local .referee.being appointee for a deciding game and the S. O. K, gave way, and Sir. lialsbcck of Grassy Lake, was appointed. Although he a Scot ..still tho S. O. B. were quite confident he would give a fair unbiassed opinion. This season he samo thing occurred, only the two cams' opinions, were reversed. The Sons a mutual re. feree, seeing'.that the only namo sug- gested outside ofi.Mr. at that time was not acceptable to the Callies, was Mr. Tennant, a Scot. The Sons then asked the executive to lip- point a neutral referee, either from Calgary or other points, :but this waa outvoted. Page Callies put up his fists and .truck, Leo: He was ordered" off the field, blit the official on being appealed to by.Hie Callies to send Lee off, accepted their suggestion, and th two left. The-.unjust treatment rail ed FirtVs ire and we do not .excuse him, but we think the sentence exces sive. These reasons cause us to go to other fields -where we know, we get justice. .We intend playing the Overseas on Thursday provided can gat a team from those members whom the executive have left to A. J. F. T. Secretary. "President. Sons of England Football C. AN INTERNATIONAL VIEW In Which Winnipeg is Interested; Western Canada League to Continue Withouf Eastern Clubs Wlnnipeo, June Herr, form.rly m.Ma.r of th. Winnlp.g Ma., roens, who I. now with the Michigan write, that he ha. "ach Arcller- Games in the Big Leagues NATIONAL At Chicago- Chicago 010 000 18 J PittBburg 000 001 1 0 and Archer; Lelfielil and Gl'bion. At P'tt.burg .002 001 f hfcago 000 000 E 0 :Gamnlti -and-Glbaon; Curtis, Reul' promlMd the support of Mik, Kelly.of Paul and Mlk. and Jo. lion, of Minneapolis, with a view to .Muring fr.nchl.e for Wlnn'peg and Brandon in an Internationa New York 000 S 101 030 12 league, which wll probably coniltt of 8t Paul, owson anil Mjers" Minneapolis, fjrand Fork., Superior, Dululh, Calumet, Winnipeg and Brandon Philadelphia local club I. .aid to have lost much money thli y.ar and the fan. .ay Boston flchardt, Knetter'and Bergen; Math' that 000 _.i. .ay (Boston 'Ith American ball the game would be a great .ucceaa here The .up- Moore and, Moran Weaver po.ltion I. that a Weatern Canada league would be formed much the .am. Ming It I. now, but with Winnipeg ind Brandon left out Western Canada League Games NOELS' NEW MANAGER. THERE WITH THE STICK Brandon, June new lanager is a hitter from away back n a swatting; fest'of the first game ol doubleheader this Instre ca'me across ith mighty swats when such meant usiness and business meant runs. He as'responsible for six tallies and the ngels won Thelan was chased from the mound the third innings and was- sue- seded by Reeves, who kept hits scat- red and held the enemy safe! There ere some sensational fielding fea- res. Score by ndon 504 001 oose Jaw ...___... 203 000 6 Trigger and Trap 111 .1 .1 r- A i i LAST SHOOT FOR SILVER CUP TONIGHT The last shoot of the Olner Cup competition Bill be held tonight in etead of Wednesdaj night, as a num oer of the, trap shooters' intend Ing on Wednesday for the torn nnment There Hill be no shoot on Wednesday pienlng, thc regular shoo ing all being' done tonight instead Specialists in CHEMICAL DRY CLEANING 722 3rd Ave. Strict attention given to out. of town orders. LACROSSE MEETING CALLED FOR TONIGHT" There will be a gathering of dtj lacrosse men at the City Hainess Shop (lij the Eureka) tonight at S 30 Im porumt work in connection' "Kith the local organisation will come up. 'All--Interested are requested tdcb.e. on deck in good time. The old heads are particularly requested to be.'on hand-. LODGES TO PLAY. roOTBALL MATCH Court Star of Lethbudge nnd Court A 0. F, will be contest nts on tho Oierseas field next Wed esday cvcnins at seven o'clock A ousmg game of soccer will be pulled If when the earns representing these wo lodges, meet. RANDOM PITCHER WENT TO PIECES Brandon, June andon had a; lead of seven to three tonight's game, the visftors batted elan all over the .lot and won'by a ore of 15. to S; The game was can- al the end of the eighth on account darkness WINNIPEG COMPLETELY OUTCLASSED SASKATOON Winnipeg, ,T.une; Maroone slmt out the Berry.'Pickers from Sae- katuon in .bpihr games here today, the scple m the fiist col' being 7 to ;uicl in :he f.b C- The first eneoiimer was a pretty 'air exhibition ofrbairwlth Ray Pennybaker having a close argument 'or most of the way, .bufcTive runs in he eighth cincoed it for the locals. The batting'arid .'fielding "of Jsbell was he sldlighter, the visitors plajirTg like mshers, wrhile the home boys played Ke champions .and pulled off pretty nearly every the garnet Sher- dan started twirling for the' Saska- oon team, but went to right field in avor of McAllister ;in the third, and 'as called back in the sixth. First game- DISTINCT TRIUMPH FOR CANADA London Tune hag eetablished herself great In British of Athletes At the Empire Sports held here Sat urday in conjunction vvith other Coronation festivities the Domm ion walked over her t-ompetitoia In ihe inter Empire championships coming first with eight points The lowest aggregate pomta won .United Kingdom had nine and What Canadians, did are as follows 100 3 Halbhaus, Canada won by a foot In 10 2 5 seconds. Half mile Canada came third Three-quarter mile M. Knoi, Canadian Empire team, second Mile championshlp-m. L. Tait, Canada, von'by a yard in 4.46 1-5. 220 yards won by 2 1-2 yard, in 23 sec- ond.. 130 yards L. came .econd. 100 Ofll 13i-5 100 001) 3 4 J and 9 4- a and Cincinnati Louis Suggs and Bliss. Second I Cincinnati 4 3 Louis ......-000-020 3 and McLean; Golden [Bresnmhan.and Bliss 1 and St. Louls-Clnclnnati, no game, rmln. A GARRISON FINISH WON OUT Baseball Match Feature of Celebration at Monarcl Coronation Day Diamond City Team Won RAIN :AT CALGARY Calgary, games were knocked on the head here Saturday by. leaks Jn the clouds, vvhich overhung the'city'all day Saskatoon Winnipeg Second Saskatoon Winnipeg 000 000 0 100 000 1 000 000 0 313 251 Calgary. Moose f Jaw Edmonton Winnipeg: Hrandbn. Saskatoon Won Lost P who had charge of the Coronation Daj celebration at Monarch hare eren reason to feel proud.of the sifcceis In their efforts in making that day ..one long to be remembered in "the history of their town. The welcome ind drenching rain fall on Wednesday evening fceemed: to put every one in 'better spirits'" arid Thursday morning lines of teams could be seen coming from all direction.8 Lethbridge, esholm. Bliiirmore and Diamond City were well represented. The Tennis Tournament' between Monarch and Diamond City that was to have taken place in the morning, postponed as rains had: made the to play on. Immediately after dinner'the track sporti were called. These were good and well contested In the tug of war Monarch, proved too much tor-the aw rounding towns. Perhaps the most interesting of-the afternoon attractions was the basebal match between Monarch and Dia'mom Clti the close of the seventh In nings the.score stood in favor o! the home team, but in. the-next two innings the tables were turned and.at the .close of the game Diamond Citj boss left the tleld wealing the tro phies. The football match in the evening drew a large crowd and resulted, in i Mctorj for the Diamond City team ovei '.he Quarry team, the score being The dance m the evening was well attended. The'music was furnished ly Madame Norman of Lethbridge, as sisted by Mr. Blanchard! An excellent midnight supper was irovided at the Hotel Monarch The Diamond City Baud was in at- endance during the daj. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Columbua 010 000 I 3 Kansas City, 100 "00 I 3 Lesaard and Ludwlg, Rhoades and O'Connor. Indianapolis 6 o Milnailkee 100 000 5 O'j iRobertson and Rltter, Gillirsn and Marshall Second' Indianapolis 600 010 S r Milwaukee 000 000 7 1 Bond and Hitter Cutting. Nichol- son and Marshall: Toledo 9 St. Paul 200 Oil 16 Brady and Carisch; 'TtKt (.eorrag ahd Lolilsufle Oil Minneapolis, OOq 200 47 Cheney ajid Hqgbes, Smith, Brown and-Owens. r 1 Seconli f i 5 Minneapolis 031.100 13 ]i Pfelster, Herne and Hughes, 'Mlllen Cavet ahd Smith: Rain, jireiented the mcond fime Columbus and City. 30 26 27 12 11 13 15 18 2i 34' 33 THE CHAMPIONS BADLY BEATEN Vancouver June thous and saw the Vancouver la- crosse It all over the New, Westminster champions m the second and final game for tile coronation medals. The score was 6 to 0, making the total score for the two games 1-1 to 2 The games do not count in the Minto cup series Lalonde atarted a row by. striking CHdofdiwith hli.itlck and a general Ijust up narrowly averted CHARLEY WE8TLEY CHOSEN SECRETARY At a special meeting of B ootball ..team on Saturday evening harles Westley was 'elected -secretary wing to A.J. Warren leaving the city THB CORONATION OF klNO CKONC.K V. CANADIAN INDUSTRIAL BXHI BITION MOOfMWW AT MANBB THK WHOLC WORLD WOHDKR In TITUS HAS HISTORIC STICK. hiladelphi. Fielder Using Bat Anton Had Mads 17 Ysars Ago. John Titus, the Philadelphia right fielder, is using a bat that has some history1 connected with it. .-.In ..1894 Captain Anson discovered a piece of timber that lie considered ideal wood for a baseball hat, and he proceeded to have It turned into a cudgel. An son in his day merely had to swing it and the ball would go to the fence. It is so heavy, however, that many an ordinary player would hardly care'to handle It. When Pop Anson retired from the game be retained this great stick as a treasure. At last when the former star's belongings went un- der the hammer Pat Moran purchased tills bat, and when Pat was bought from the Cubs he brought it to Phila- delphia. Titus coaxed and finally Moran consented let him have the bat.r first hit' was a over, the fence off Dob Harmon' of St. Louis. Titus has been batting c.onilat.ently.kcver since he came Into Kwacsilon. ft FaJ'g ft'd j INDIANS AND BATTLE'THIS EVENING The Indians and Maroons plaly ball tonight at the park. A good battle la expected The Maroons claim they are due to win, and the Indians sav their opponent! will have Borne fun doing It. PINCHER JUNIORS CAPTURE A CUP BUROETT TEAM CAME TO GRIEF AT WHITLA Ball teams from Burdett and Seven 'ersons Whilla Coronation ;Day he latter winning by the commend- ble score It was aVrare ex- ibitloti'of baseball and y the crowd in attendance. Seven Persons will again play Bur. ett at the latter's home Wednesday oxt. A royal good time will.be.giv the players. In the evening rand ball is hooked to take lllncc to hlch everyone in the vicinity elcomo. Burdclt the' 4th of ily. In great' style thfs year. There 111 be two baseball game.'between ow Spring, and Bur- Pincher baa bal) game betwen the Macleod at Pincher Creek junior teams at the ath etiq grounds on Thursday evening in a second during Coionation Day for tho home aggie gatlon, the score being in their avor. This makes them'the winners of the cup offered for competition by he agricultural society, the conditions >emg that the cup goes to the own rshlp of the club winning three sue- essive games. 'As previously stated y your correspondent the juniors here re a bunch of swift and cure players hlch is verified in the fact that thej are come oat victorious in' every ame this-season so far. 220 yards foot race which had een postponed from the forenoon to he evening, took place at the athletic rounds Thursday. J. Knowlea took first money, Buchanan second and Mcpermptt third. Purse 125. LILLE WON FROM COLEMAN ELEVEN Lille, Alta, June Lille jun ior football team journeyed to Colemjn on foromtipn Day nhere they p ed lie ileman jjnioi fii'r.dlv same uoclwll It was gouJ contest Ticni I' o it nr Lille h- nnz a. little Hit ln-st ot thr plaj At Iralf time the scoit slood 8 in Lille Five mi.i J Cb fion- time Lille added jnotii'.r tl.o game ending in their fa- J.'lle up -to follows Keith, Huguot, K L Dtwion, hair Moxin H Pinkney T Brusiez, for. Pickering, A Tabro, J Quin ilio, E Hvguet, D Dunlop Tecumsehs the Victors Toronto, une a small gathered yesterday for the N M game between Cor and ecumsehs, which resulted In a Tic ry for Indians by a score of to 2. AMERICAN New York 101 012 14 3 Washington 113 000 S 14 i Vaughan Caldwell and Hughes, Graj, otey and Henry Second Vew York 110 020 15 1 Washington 000 002 5 1 Brockett Blair, Sherry and Ain. smith and Street. Boston 000 000 6 1 Philadelphia 010 000 12 2 Hall and Nuaamaker, Morgan and Thomas Chicago 000 060 12 1 Detroit 110 002 11 3 White, Walsh and Sullivan Wllleti, Lafllte and Stanage St Loiln 000 000 4 5 Cleveland 000 010 9 0 Pelty and Clark Gregg and Smith St. Louis Cleveland Lake, George and Clark, Krapp i'lrter 000 000 2 001 020 13 CANADIAN .............2 3 Berlin .....781 Maaon and McWhlrter, Hynes, Rich and Reake. EASTERN Buffalo 000 000 4 0 ersej City 000 000 4 0 Brennan and McAllister, Jamts nd Butler. INVALID PORT Sulrit ;