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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 27, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THE .LETHBRIDGE P A 1_L Y. H E it A L D SATURDAY, JUNE 27. 1914 E Baseball Game Which Leth- bridge Won by a Score of 9 to 5 "Last night at the hall park tie letibridgc baseball brigade squared up the season's honors witii BuW as far as these two clubs are concerned, by slipping it over the na- tural gasites by a score of 8 to 5, in an eight-inning contest, the game being called oh account of darkness, Lethbridge has beaten Bow Isl- and twice and the Islanders have- re- tiirted the compliments with equal measure. .It was a good little game until the seventh when Lethbridge jumped into .the lead and practically cinched mat- ters by tacking on two more tallies !to their three-run lead. Gorrill was on the slab for Leth- fcridge and alter the first innings and with tie exception of the sixth, he had "the Islanders in the palm of his hand. He had an abundance of staff on the ball and smoke, a-plenty. on the slab for Bow Island, has a little but he filiese .trcro necessary asset speed, and a curve or doesn't depend upon be de- pends mainlv upon his judgment, one of the finest qualifications becoming to a pitcher, when accompanied with control; he aims to outguess the bat- ter and if Frink had Gorrill's curves and speed he would be playing in this league.. In Gorrill, Lethbridge taa a twirler who is good enough to pitch to the Western Canada league any day and he is coming stronger every game. 4 5 3 Lethbridge .Wray, Evans, ss.' Davies, lb. Green, H...... Seidenbecher, 3b. 5 Gorrill, p. 4 Slunroe, 2b. 3 SaDg, if...........3 Bdnnell, ci. 4 AB. R. H. PO.A.E. Q 0 2- 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 Bow Island Fuller, ss....... Carpenter, lb. Ensign, If....... Frink, p........ Godfrey, ,c...... McGiegory, rf. Bell, 2b. Jamieson, cf. 35 9 14 24 8 3 AB. R. H. PO.A.E. Hoaglin, 3b........300101 33 5 10 24 7 3 Bow Island................200 062 Lethbridge.................200 032 hits; Wray, Greeu, Seidenbecher, llunroe, Sang, Godfrey base on balls oil Gorrill 5, off Frink 5 hit by pitch- er Davies; struck out: by Gorrill 8, by Frink 9 wild pitch by Gor- riil 1, by Frink 1; passed ball: by Wray 1; sacrifice Godfrey, a fly, Munroe a bunt; left on bases Leth- bridge 8, Bow Island 8. Runs by innings TWO EACH IN FIRST Fuller and Carpenter singled in the first innings for Bow Island and came ir. on a sacrifice fly by Frink and a break in the local defence. In the Lethbridge half of the first Wray cracked out -a two-bagger right off the reel and with two out Green sin- gled and scored him. Seidenbecher fallowed with a two-base hit and scored evening up matters with the visitors. the second, "third" and fourth the visitors got a hit in each 'innings, which proved unproductive and in the fifth set down without any. Le-tbbridge from the first to the fifth secured two singles, one a scratch, and went runless, iu the fifth Davies first up and Green got a walk; Seidenbecher got safely through on a bunt, and when Gorrill got a pass with the bases full Davies was forced in Munroe hit to the infield and Green was forced at the plate Sang next up slammed out a nice two-bagger and put Seideivbecher and Gorrill over the pan, ending the scoring for that innings and making it stand 5 to 2. Bow Island.came back in the sixth and scored two, when Ensign singled and Godfrey scratched and McGieg- ory singled. Evans got a scratch Davies was hit by a pitched ball Green walked Seidenbecher and Gor- xill struok out and with the two Mown, Munroe poled out a two-bag- ger and scored two more for Leth- bridge in their half of the sixth. In thciBeventh Bow Island'got -two bite and fallfcl to Rcoro. Lethbringe got two more in their half when Wray scra-tobed and Evans and Green lit for1 two bftgs piece, Godfrey got a .pass in the eighth lor Bow Island and was hit in by Uamteson. didn't go to bat iu tho VICTORY OVER JOHNSON MEANS FORTUNE FOR THE PALE-FACE CHALLENGER H Moran Wins World Will be at His Feel; If He's Beaten: Makes Big Money .Whether He Wins or Not Frank Chance was successful in get- ting the New York Yankees off to a good start this year, and It was a pleasant surprise to the fans, who feared another disastrous beginning like last season. But tha Yankees are net winning now, due to. poor hitting, and Chance is making an effort to get some hard hitting outfield talent. WINNIPEG CREW COMMENDED London, June Morning Post's special correspondent at Henley-da- Thames says: "The Winnipeg, crew has made a good impression, during tho past fortnight. Thav are not heavy, but are well together. Thair chief-fault, in 'JBriglisk eyes, is their failure to get a good catc-i of water behind the rigger." SHAMROCK IV. MAKING GOOD Torquay, England, June rock IV., Sir Thomas Upton's new challenger for the America's Cup, had her first real official trial under cup conditions today. She beat the old Shamrock over a 17-mile course by 4min. 53sec., elapsed time. The cor- rected time was estimated as about a minute and a half. ENGLISH CRICKET London, Juna heat Cam- bridge University, hy nine wickets at Horsham. Top scorers for Sussex were H. P. Chaplin 62 and H. L. Wil- son 57. Vine took four Cambridge wickets for 17 runs. BULLETINS ONi THE FiGHT The Herald win get a bulle- tin service on the fight, estim- ated to commence at "6 o'clock. Telephone 1224. Tie bulletins will be posted on the Herald's sport bulletin board at the AI- esandra Hotel cigar stand. Paris, June Johnson and Frank Moran, black and white, meet here tonight at the Velodrome d' Hiver. If the white man wins, the lucky punch will he worth a fortune to him. If his punch lacks the nec- essary ginger, good-night, Mr. Mor- sn That is the way the betting man sizes up the fight. For Moran it means everything. Either he will op- her or October, Dick Klegin, the ea his eyes on Sunday -morning a American .promoter, who staged mo- famous fighter, with a golden sun- I0r polo in England, being the sport-; when anybody asks him if he expects to retire to the River Cise on Sun- day, he comes back with the merry persiflage "Wrong number, Steve after Sunday night my home's on the River is.'1 If Moran, the Mtirry, is right in his dope, that same little River Is.will mean one of milk and kouey, o! gold and banknotes, for tht; Jad from Pittsburg will be ,tlie most popular hero who ever 'hade the Statue .of Liberty gdodTinorning. Moose Koossv velt's return from Africa Cook's re- turn from the North Pole {or vicin- pc any of the other homecomers will have nothing on him, while vau- deville engagements ami air the other spoils of pug championshipdom will put him where Rockeicr.Ier will be grinding his talse teeth, li he gets licked Curtain. Johnson has already signed to fight Sam Langford in London in Sep tern- Aquatic Club Will Entertain on the Holiday Afternoon at 2.30 The Aquatic club has arranged an attractive program o! events for Do- minion Day afternoon, scheduled to commence at The program 1. Tail end canoe. 3. Crab skift. 3. Mixed tandem canoe. 4. Single skirt. Double canoe. 5. Tug oi war sliin. 7. Single canpOj 8. Sculling skiff. Tilting cahbe. 10. Double mixed skid'. 11, Upset oanoe. 13. Double ski0. The officials will be: Judges at finish, Ifc T. G. B. McKay, John Home judge'of course, W. V, Poapst; starter, J. W. Bawden. McCARTY DEFEATED LESTER AT HELENA HAS BETTER OF 11 ROUNDS, OTH- ER ONE WAS GROGGY-AT FINISH -.Helena, Mont., June McCarthy got the decision Irom Jack Lester at tho end of a furious 12- round fight here' this afternoon. Mc- Carthy had 11 rounds by a big mar- gin and Hie other round was even. In ;he 10th he had Lester groggy and the latter was only saved by .'the bell. McCarthy's fighting was clean, while Lester was continually hanging on to avoid the terrific punches of his j opponent. The preliminary between Ned Young and .George Hanlon was stopped in" the second round when i Young fouled All .bets were declared off. DILLON AND MOHA SUSPENDED rise and a golden day in 'iront of him, or he will regain consciousness only to realize that his sun has set impresario back of the match. Gunboat- Smith and Georges ;Car- pentier, the latter being the French and that he is not even a has-been, i champion heavyweight of Europe, RESULT MEANS LITTLE TO 1 fight in July, for the NEGRO For Jack Johnson the fight doeisrrt title of white heavyweight champion of .the world. .The winner of this mean so much. If he defeats- Moran j event, it is said, will fight.the win- he will'do no more than is expected ner of the Moran-Johnson mill. This of him here. He will .not gain a par- (ticle in popularity fact that his need of public adoration is means that the American Smith will be the'next aspirant, if betting odds and past performances mean any- now a negligible quantity. .Should-ne j tMng. take tha count he would lose nothing ,The Velodrome Si'Hiver promises -to since he has nothing to lose. It holds contract with certain makers of Belgium car, and a French firm of tire-makers, and made his plans for taking part in the French Grand Prix and the Russian circuit this sum- mer. Moran, just emerging from the training'Camp on the banks of' the River stream is pronounced "was" in French, whatever, if any, significance that may quite the most cheerful, not to say non- chalant person hereabouts. Self-con- fidence bubbles over the top. And Johnson Says He'll be First to Congratulate Winner if Beaten Paris, June sportsmen and thousands of Americans and oth- er foreign followers of boxing were gathered in Paris today awaiting the hennaing of the fight tonlgit for the heavyweight championship of the world. Frank Moran, of Pittsburg, and Jack Johnson, holder of the title since he defeated Jeffries on July -1, 1910, at Reno, will meet in the ring at the great Velodrome d'Hiver at 10.30 o'clock tonight, 5.30 Xew York time, to fight for twenty rounds un- der Queensbury rules. On .every hand the Question was discussed whether the white challeng- er was capable of wrestling the title from its negro holder. Each of the prospective combatants expressed strong confidence In his own chances of victory, but the betting odds on the event were three to one in favor of Johnson. Johnson said today "I. was nev- er more sure in my Hie than I am today. It is now a question of true sportsmanship. If Jloran wins to- night he will win hy strength, skill and bevier generalship. If he wins I shall be the first to congratulate him from the bottom of my heart." Johnson has made plans for a -tour of Europe in an automobile after the first. The journey will include visits A NOTE OR TWO The crowd ivas not over-numerous_, but "they, were 'there with noise. Chuck Wray caught a stellar game behind the bat and (Jorrill's lightning is no cinch to handle, especially when it's forked. A new light was shining forth be- hind the pitchers' box in V, E. Green, umpire, who made good with the players and fans alike. The new impresario hasn't been officiating for some years in the capacity of um- pire, hut he made a hit nevertheless, amMvflldo fine. Mr, Clreen is of pro- fessional baseball experience. to London and Moscow and he says he wiH later return to the United States. It was said this morning that Mor- an would C-ater ilic ring weight just under 135 pounds, while Johnsan would weight 210. The articles con- tained no stipulations as to the weight of the contestants. Johnson slept eleven hours last (night. After being massaged this morning he ate four soft boileri eggs stirred up in howl of and finished his meal with a d'ish of iced strawberries. For luticli.he a plain pound cake. He lives usually on a virtual vegetable diet, Moran slept soundly for ten hours in his training quarters. His break- fast was two boiled eggs and rolls, after which he took ;a leisurely morn- ing walk. The cheque for made out in February when the contract for the fight was signet! and then photo- graphed and deposited in the vaults I of Hie Credit Lyonnais, to he hand- ed to Mrs. Johnson at noon today, did not figure in today's transaction of ths colored fighter so far as could be ascertained. "When questioned about the cheque, Johnson said "All I will say is that I am to re- ceive win, lose or draw." This sum is in addition to the paid to Johnson for his train- ing expenses at the time articles were signed. London, June i3isloy meet- ing will be attended by official teamn Crom Australia. Canada and India, and probably Guernsey and South Africa. LETHBRIDGE FAIT? Tmy 7, 8. i> !at sp; ed with chairs. Ringside seats aro offered at ?5G plus 10 per cent, for the "poor tax" levied by, the govern- ment. Helena, June _state boxing commission -today annoimced the sus- pension of Jack billon' and Bob Moha because of what they considered an unsatisfactory showing in their re- cent bout in Butte. They are prohib- ited from participating in any con- tests in Montana for six months. CALLED OFF Calgary and Moose Jaw Teams Not to Play Here July 2 The following telegram was re- ceived at the Herald office this morning from Calgary; "Sporting Herald, Lethbrtdgol "Owing to Gull Lake and Swift Current dropping out will have to cancel 2, and play in Calgary July 2, 3 and A. Sahmers, Calgary Baseball club." The baseball fans of the city were looking forward with a great deal of glee to the game that had been arranged here between the Calgary and Moose Jaw clubs for July 2, and the foregoing intelli- gence will be received by them with no little disappointment. The game had been arranged at the solicitation of-the Calgary club and-the local interests were to receive 10 per cent, of the gate for billing the game. NOTED AUSTRALIAN RIDER AND WIFE "BrOTvnie" and Mrs. Caralalte. Brownie Is the 'Australian rider at the Motordrome who is cleaning up all the events In great style.-' started the race for the Carslako Sweepstakes in Toronto recently. Between .the unshaven cheek of the sloven and the unctuous jowl of the much- barbered fop comes the clean, fresh face of the man who shaves himself with a QT Shaving with the GILLETTE is so quick and easy that there is no temptation to neglect so smooth and comfortable that an after dressing of soothing-lotions is not necessary. The GILLETTE shave is the choice of clean-cut, self-reliant men the world over. The GILLETTE face is a winner. Standard Gillette Sets cost Pocket Edition. to Luxurious Combination Seta from S6.BO up- At Drus, Gillette Safety Razor Co. of Canada, Ltd. OFFICE AND 'FACTORY: 1 The New Gillette Building, Montreal. NATIONAL First New, York S IS 3 Boston i 6 4 Second New York.................. ....10 15 ff Boston 491 Philadelphia 4 13 i Brooklyn 7 11 3 St. Louis 2 5 I1 Pittsburg ,........._ S 11 1' First game- Chicago 6 71 Cincinnati 73 Second innings- Chicago............................. 132 050 AMERICAN Boston............................. 2 6 I Now York........................ 1 -5 0 Washington 5 10 1 Philadelphia 6 13 0 Detroit Chicago 1-30 2 53 Cleveland.................. 0 C 0 St. Louis............ 251 FEDERAL 4 10 2 Baltimore 1} 6 1 Pittsburg 2 7 1 Buffalo............ 4 81. Only two Federal games. WESTERN CANADA There were no. games played yes- terday in the Western Canada Lea- gue on account of tain. OH TBS II WILL 11EITUSIS Before the big fight tonight there are to he several minor bouts, among them one being a Belgian "white named a sparring partner of Georges S. Carpentier and Avulee, a French boxer. Moran said: "It will DO a. tough ight while but I do not think it will last long. I cannot Tig- gure that it .is going to last twenty rounds, I am in the. best condition of iny career, and naturally do nob expect to be the loser." The Pittsburg fighter added that whetlier he won or lost he expected to be battered. He said ho intended to return to his training quartf.ra at Meriel on the Moiae "for a quiet rest after the fight. Should ho be tho win- ner ho will pay a visit to Rome. Much interest is displayed in Mor- an's style in the ring, which it not so well known as that of Johnson's. The white fighter declared ho be-liev-' ed the longer he ociuld draw out the ight the better his chances would bo or getting in decisive blows. Moran asserted he felt the responsibility; rested on him of representing the white race. The crowd at the arena will he in full dress, as- Paris au re- gard the match' iu. the same as ;hey would an important night at the opera. The .reservations made to- day included a great many for wo- men. LOOK HERE i. LETHBRIDGE vi. OVERSEAS The above game, which was sched- jlecl to take place at Adams Park next Tuesday evening, will take place at the Ball Park on that evening. Kick- off at 7 p.m. The following team "will spresent North Lethbridgo in this ame: Dunlop; Frier and Ness; Bryce, aii'l Tiolborton; Bfcveridgo, A. Tenant, J. Tennant, Albert Gurr and Clayton. Reserves: Anderson, Lln- ning and Bell. Linesman: W. Hutton. Referee: J. QUIT. Players are requested to strip at the Ball Park at 6U5 p.m. LETHBRIDGE FAIR July 7. 8. 0 ;