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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THE HKKALiU TUESDAY, JUNE 30, LIEUT. POliTE, K.N., TO DEFY THE MIGHTY DEEP Tiaiis-Atlautiv ainu.ui that it bo no holiday trip, and will avoid all avoidable rlskb, as Urn pro motors of the eutci prise do not dosiio any losa'Ol Hfo AB a BiUlsh nual offlcei Liout Porto had a good of had long uibuiarliio Ho uus chosen fiom a long list of alimcn to pilotHhe airship auroes.tlie Atlantic, largely to liik disdpliued mind und body, equipped as ho Is with scientific kwbwledRO -.ud love for service. Porte has become liolcd as the moat careful, siitctasfvil airman en either side of the Atlantic. Pari-Mutuel Betting Machines to be Adopted for First Time Here-Four Chartered Pari-nmtuel Letting machines will obtain hi the betting ring at the Leth- Vidge fair races this year. The book- makers will go down and out. They are through here, and the men who take a chance on a race will be glad it, for the books, as operated in Lethbridge in past years were of a irost, and were ei- ceedinglj' unpopular with the talent. The pari-mutuel machines, or "iron bookies" as they are sometimes term- ed, give the betting a better rua for their money and in.fact are conceded to' be batter for everybody concerned in racing. Four machines have been chartered by the Lethbridge Fair board, which be operated by Messrs. Dunbar and Metcalfe of Vancouver, who have paid J800 for the privilege. They will Collect 10 per cent, 'of the money bet, HOW THEY WORK If 'you have, a bill in vow: "pock- et andva notioa to take a fling on a certaitf- horse, you will march up to, She "iron bookie" designated ma- plunU down as many fives as you care to, go watch the race and if your: horse wins you may and you niay not make a mile of money. .The amount you make will depend upon vhow many other have backed the saine horse or have not backed the same horse, but some other horse in tbe race. If you have backed the or place or a show horse you divide-up the money_ the fellows'bet oh tho "also rans" and 'the machines make-the division of the spoils. Of cpurse, the mutuel machines will not be all of S5 denominations, but they all work out similarly. 3Iore _anc-i in detail respecting the working of these machines, which have done so much to eliminate the THE BIG ATTRACTIONS BILLED HERE FOR TOMORROW The events to take place here tomorrow and those which will prove molt attractive to the crowds will be staged at the Lake and at the Ball Park. In the afternoon at the Lake the Lethbridge Aquatic Club will give one of their free entertainments, commencing at 2.30, in the shape of an regatta. A program of the most attractive of water sports has been, arranged and there is sure to be some fun as well as keen competition offered for the edifica- tion of the spectators. The Aquatic Club sports have always taken well and arge crowds usually turn out to see them, and tomorrow's number of spec- tators will be up to the past showing there is no doubt, if the weather is favorable. Football and base bail will be the other big attractions on the boards for tomorrow, and games will be staged at the ball park in the afternoon and evening. .The baseball club going to brcik all precedents by playing a game in the morning, and they are also booked for a game in the afternoon. is going to the enemy of the local club on. both occasions, arid there is no other team that the local fans would care to see in action against the Lethbridge squad than Macieod. The locals intend to go after Macleod's scalp, and judging by the showing of the enemy when they were here before, scalp of their's will require some taking- There should be a couple of jood games pulled off. The morning seance commences at 10.30 and the afternoon meeting at 2.30. Football will be the attraction in the evening at the ball park. Two local teams will try conclusions. It is somewhat of an international game that has been billed .and the teams will be known as England and Scotland, Here are the competing teams as given to the Herald for publication: Frier and Holland; Harper, Chiswlck and Willetts; Alf Gurr, .P. Farrant, Gallagher, Albert Gurr and'Russ. Clay- ton, J. Lush.and F. Lee. Bryce and Easton; McCormack, Whyte and Shaw; Robertson, A. Tennant, Glenn, Bone and J. Tennant. and Niiss. Every football devotee knows well the calibre of the foregoing material which has been picked from the various teams of the City League, and a stellar contest it the only thing to expect. The usual admission -will be charg- ed and the game Has been called to start at 7 o'ctock. race track and gire square deal. tie talent KNOX JUNIORS WINNERS Have Basketball Honors About Tuck- ed Lost to St Bj- defeating the St. Mary's team last night by a score of 14-8 Knox Jun- ior Basketball team practically cinch- ed the honors in tha Sunday School league. St. Cyprian's defeated Wesley by a scpre of 10 to 1, in a great game, in. which the girls of St Cyprian's had the measure of their opponents at all stages of the game. It was the game St. Cyprian's had played in the league! Weaiey and St-Cjprian's are fighting hard against the cellar position. A gaise-is'scheduled for tonight on the Sixth-avenue grounds. Knox and Wesley 'will meet. These teams ought to put up a good game. How the Big Leaguers are Swatting the Ball Just Now June aver- Maisel of New York, with has ages published here today show that Charlie Carr, one time manager of American association teams, is lead- ing the batters of the Federal league since he joined the Indianapolis club of that organization. Carr's average for four games is .-159. Kauff leads the base stealers with eight. Indian- apolis is ahead in club batting with .297. Ford of Buffalo and Kaiserling of the most stolen bases. Hall,; Plank, Philadelphia, and Leonard, Boston, rank as three leading pitch- ers in the American league. Hall has four won and one lost; Plank, seven; and and Leonard nine and three.! ROBERTSON IN-.NATIONAL Robertson, of New York, leads the batters of the National league with .405. In tnc first 10 there are C. Miller, St. Louis, .364; Hummel, Indianapolis are'among, the topnotch Brooklyn, .326; Steel, St. Louis, pitchers, Ford having won nine and .357 Dalton, Brooklyn, .348 Elber- Cobb and Jackson will likely be fighting it out for batting honors of the American league beore long. Each year several other players are at the top of the averages till midsummer when they begin to volplane, and as autumn comes these two players have the top to themselves. Cobb is now n front and neck with a new phenom., Walker of St. Louis' Browne, with an average of .349. Jackson is sixth with .333, and coming strong. Jackson ranks well up with Cobb i a batter and fielder, but in base running and genferal aggressiveness Ty stands alone. T lost two, while the Hoosier pitcher has live victories and one defeat. WALKER AND COBB TIED C. Walker oi the St. Louis and TV Cohb of Detroit still share leading batting honors in the Ameri- can league with an average of each. In the first 10 hitters of the June In order to success of the Pincher SPOR'fS AT COWLEY OFF FOR JULY 1 Copley. further the Creek celebration on July l, the com- inittee of the Polo club at Cowley has decided postpone yntll further no- tice the polo match and races arrang- ed for that date. KESOLUTf SCORES EIGHTH VICTORY circuit follow Vitt, Detroit, .333 Baker, Philadelphia, .32G Crawford, Detroit, .325 Jackson, Cleveland, 323 E. Walker, St. Louis, .321 Coveleskic, Detroit, .300 Shotten, St. Louis, .399 Lelivclt, Cleveland, .2-07. Philadelphia with .259 and De- troit with .251 lead in cluh batting. feld, Brooklyn, .343; Byrne, Phila- delphia, .336 Grant, N'cw York, .329 G. Burns, New York, .326 Daubert, Brooklyn, .315. Manager Ilerzog continues to lead in stolen bascs-with 27. .Club batting leadership is held by Philadelphia at .228, ami New York is 'second with .261. Mathewson is real leader among the pitchers, with 11 victories and three defeats, and it is noteworthy that in the 115 innings lie has pitcher! he has issued onh" 12 passes, Pfeffer of Brpoklya and Doak of St. Louis have six and lost two each. illOOH.P.DEPEFDUSSiNj NATIONAL First irooklyn York Rucker. Reulbach and 3 IB 2 7 14 2 McCarty Demarcc.'.WiUse and Meyers and Me .can. Second Brocilyn 6 14 .York 8 11 Allen, Atcheson and Fischer Tes eau, Mathewson and Meyers. Cincinnati 9 hicago .....................10 s .Rowan and Clarke raughn, Lavender and Bresnahan. 10 INIOPF01 Good Chance to Lift the Grand Challenge Gup st Henley BIG REGATTA TOMORROW 'ittsburg it. Louis Cooper and Colemaii Perritt, Grin- er and Snyder. AMERICAN First game- Boston 7 1 Leonard and Carrigan .Bush Schang. L2 2 a 1 and Second Henley-on-Thames, Winnipeg crew had a stiff half course row yesterday evening from Fawley in the AVinnipeg post with Beaumont Boston Philadelphia Johnson aad June 30. The i 11. Cady Plank and Tork Washington tn [He UlnfUyKS I'Uab ocdullluuu I College as pacemakers, giving the col- and Nunamaker Bochling COBB TO STICK, SAYS NAV1N Tigers' President Says Talk Concern- ing Dissatisfaction of Player IB All Piffle Detroit, June this talk about Ty Cobb going over to the Fed.eral league is said Frank S. Navln, president of the Detroit American league baseball club today, with reference to reports that Cobb is dissatisfied with local conditions. MACLEOD POLOIST HURT F. McRac Received Injury to Head While Riding Unbroken Horse Macieod, Alta., June McRae, crew twelve seconds' start, the Canadians finished in 3 minutes 30 seconds, to the collegians 3 minutes and 43 seconds. Final practice work was. entered upon this morning under oppressively warm weather conditions. Dibble, accompanied hy Ernest Barry, and Blackstaffe, of Olympic the popular young manager of the B. fame, had a good paddle this X. A. bank was yesterday even ing thrown violently from his horse, morning, and displayed fine form. The Winnipeg crew had a series of of his face and a bad concussion of j markable speed. On the present form the brain. At the time of the acci-jof the Canadian and American crews -dent, Mr. McRae was riding a young "He le more anxious than anyone unbr'oheil'horBe rouna the polo g'round se to prove that that unfor unate af- when animal unexpectedly com. Herreahoff Yacht Has Eaiy Time De- feating Vapitie and Defiance Oyster Bay, N.Y., June cup class sloop Resolute scored her eighth victory in the preliminary, rac- ing serlei today. Except for the first three miles the race 'was a procession, with the Her- reshoff yaoht making the pace. Neith- er off tier'rivals', the Vanltie nor the Defiance, taeemed to hold the flag of- ficer's yacht, although both made up much Jdflt time on the last five miles through the freshening of the breeze. ,The, Rfteolute's margin in corrected time at the fiuish over the Vanltie was five minutes and 46 seconds, and over the Defiance bl minutes and 32 cecondB. The VaniUe beat the De- seconds ]n corrected time. LETHBRIDGE FAIR July 7. 8. 9 'air of Saturday was a mistake of the head and not of the heart. When he sets back 'in the game he 'will do ev- erything he can to make up for 'lost ground. To prove his loyalty to me this year he signed a two-years' con- tract, when he could .have merely sign- ed for one year, and watched develop- ments in the Federal league." JACK -COOMBE WILL SOON One-Time Wonderful Pitcher Hopes to Get Back Jack Coombs, the one-time wonder- ful Athletic pitcher, hopes to get back into harness again within a month, after a layoff of nearly two years be- cause of illness. His doctors have .as- sured .him that he will be able physi- cally to stand the strain of pitching. The return of Coombs will create many questions. Foremost will be the one that Coombs' work alone can he come If can turn the trick, can skid back into his winning ways, it will flit a great weight from the mind of Connie Mack. MIDNIGHT BALL IN ALASKA More than a thousand people attend- ed the midnight baseball game played at Fairbanks, Alaska, between two lo- cal teams. The game was the open- j ing event of the Fostiva'i of OK Mid- idly menced to buck throwing Mr. McRac on his bead. He was at once taken to tho Macieod hospital, 'where he was treated by Dr. A. H. Kennedyt and is now progressing as well as can he expected. tOoc.LANu WiNS JULY STAKES AT NEWMARKET Newmarket, England, June the opinion oi rowing experts is that the Grand Challenge Cup will this year leave England. GRAND CIIALLU.VGE DUE FOR A SHIFT London, June oarsmen are seriously concerned over the "for- eign invasion" of Henley. The com- ing of crews from America, Canada and Germany to row Fee the grand challenge, cup in the first week ol .July has set them to figuring as to what they can depend upon to defend English prowess, which, in this BOWLING ON THE GREEN SUCH DEAR FRIENDS Jack Hugglns just fell at night Sun, features of which will be a my fr-et the moment ho aaw me parade and general merry- 1 StumWsd over them, i sup- maklug. July Slakes, for two-year-olds, 57500! has only four times lowered its flog run over five furlongs, was won here the foreigner: today by the odds-on favorite, A. F., first -foreign victory was in Basset's hay colt Roseland, by V.'il-11806 wnc" the Belgians, won the cup. liam tlie Rose, who repeated the victory in 1907 started at 2 to 9. L. Neumann's aSai" i" I'OH, while an Austral- kington, 7 to 1, was second, and Mr. ian crew took 'he cup in 1012. How- Fairic's Kadames, 10 to 1, third. "'is >'car 'he oarsmen arc watching the Americans more close- ly, remembering how near the Vesper Boat cluh of Philadelphia, came to winning in 1005, and tho Canadian crew from Winnipeg is equally feared by the English. ENGLAND LACKS MATERIAL With all this competition England this year finds herself sadly lacking in first-class material. .The Lcander. club, which in previous years could he depended upon to put a strong crew on the river, has. not been re- ceiving so many rowing recruits late- ly. Formerly it was the usual thing for rowing men from all the univer- sities and-colleges to join Lcander on1 graduating and io keep up their row- ing for come years aflu warn. more men. from the universities go into business and have not the lime to devote to training, or elsft they go llhroiid. and Henry. Chicago and McKec. May NATIONAL New Vork 36 .610 Chicago 34 31 .523 "incinnati 33 31 Pittsburg 30 30 .500 St. Louis 33 34. .493 'hiladslphia 27 30 .474 Brooklyn 32 .458 Boston 25 34 .424 AMERICAN hiladdphia tetroit St. Louis.......... Vashihgtoii Boston 'hicaco vcw York......... Cleveland .609 .551 .537 .531 .515 .515 .367 .359 FEDERAL iidiaiiapolis............... 36 Chicago.................. 36 Buffalo...... Baltimore 33 St. Louis-Cleveland, rain. FEDERAL Brooklyn Baltimore Finneran and Land'; 12 1 The rink competitions on the bowl- Jng green in Gait Gardens will be in full swing tomorrow afternoon, com- mencing at 2.30. Dr. Mam intimates that there will be sufficient, room-for inemVrs nf Hie club are desirous howling, and are not entered for the competition. AT THE RANGES A rifle practice will be held at I) o'clock sharp on Domir.lon Day. Young, Conlfey and Jacklitsch. Only one Federal game. PitUlnu'g-BuITalo. No game, cold. INTERNATIONAL Jersey City 6, Montreal 2. Baltimore !i, Buffalo 0. Rochester 16, N'cwark 1. Toronto-Providence. No game. AM. ASSOCIATION Louisville 8, Columbus 7. Kansas City 4, St. Paul 3. Minneapolis 7, Milwaukee 3. WESTERN CANADA COCLDN'T MKAT BUCKLES Medicine Hat, June spite of efforts of team-mates U> away games hy errors at critical times, Lefty Buckles defeated Cal- gary last night (i to 3. The Hroncks' support was no better than the Hat- ters, hoth teams worked hard hut missed many chances. Calgary 363 Medicine Hat 683 Looinis, Gage and Kuhn Buckles and Barlii. sas City Brooklyn. 'ittshurg St. Louis .500 .581 25 .554 27- .550 31 35 .470 25 32 .430 25 33 .431 26 40 .394 25 Commissioners One and All Plead for the Money Bylaws CONTINUED PROM FRONT PAGE just what the money was for, and al- s.o pleaded that of the; estimate represented in the way of extension, that .needed veryj baiily to take care, of. al- ready being carried in the; electrical lines, and for improvements at the car harns that could Rardly'.. be. put oil. Roms of the electric light ex- tensions, he said, for' street lighting in StaHordrilic and North' Lethbridge, and others were to care for the loads already being-handled. The revenue from "the7 extension "of these utilities will practically pay, for them. r FINANCIAL DEPARTMENT Mayor Hariiie did not go over the bylaws affecting the financial depart- ment in detail; as it .'.voiild have tak- cternity to do so, but he ex- plained just how the deficits in cur- rent account had come about, how they had been neglected by past councils, and how it Was up to the people to face these honorable, debts and pay them. The mayor stated in beginning, that it was his opinion that the citizens had never been so well posted ca the city's' financial condition, as they had been during -he past live months; He declaimed honor of being a ('i-Ieaven-born but slated that he had studiously endeavored to handle the civic finances to the best advantage and interest of the city.' advo- INTERNATIONAL Baltimore RQChpsier. Providence Toronto Newark Montreal Jersey City 44 23 .657 38 25 .603 36 28 .563 35 29 .547 30 31 .402 .458 .338 .338 WESTERN CANADA Scskatoon Jledicinp. Hat Moosp. Jaw Retina Edmonton Calgarj; .447 .404 TROUBLE Up Before Police Commission This Afternoon for Striking Prisoner Reglna, ''Bask., Juno Berry of the-Itegina jiolico force lias asked for an. Investigation into oharg. against him of striking a prls- who was being .nut through n "third degree" by detectives shortly SWEET RKVEN'GE Edmonton, June ,29. Moose Jaw cated the .passing of every bylaw, cs- icciaily those dealing with deficits, which have been incurred by last councils. In the passing of the lylaw dealing with the deficit on de- lenturc payments and for municipal work carried out but not paid for, the mayor pointed out that it would nean the of monuments into itllitics. In urgfng the passing this lylaw to care lor the deficit on ctir- rent account, he explained thai -Mm only way in which these debts be paid, was by taxation, but that tbe commission had devised the scheme of providing for them so that the charge would be made agiinst capital account, if the sanction of the provincial parliament could he obtained. The mayor also pointed out that if tbe deficit-bylaws were not passed this time, it would' nicari that they would'have in "he submitted again, while the eight; per' contL.'in- terest to be charged. Numerous questions the commissioners at the'close ,of their addresses. Some of them were, intel- ligent, but many were nimibernl among the doubtful-class! ,0ne listen- er asked the question; ''.'If a man stays at home arid I'loesn't vote, will his vote count for tlie An- other bad the-exact time -forToting figured out to the dot'. He had dis- covered that it would'lake just nine seconds to read each proposition, and voiced the opinion that several weeks should be given over to the voting1. There was considerable discussion over tbe market bylaw. The mayor explained that the had thought there was no harm in allow- ing the present market to proceed on its way, at least until the city mar- after the arrest of three suspected ket could he established, and stated burglars aliout' two 'weeks ago. that Mr. Smith was encouraged for The 'police commission met this af- i Me salve of experience. A voice ternboii to .consider the matter, and j thusly "I ihink you did-pcr- a'deimen ed their opinion I Hj right, Mr. once'." freelj this morning that inoiliei sweeping change to take place. AUTO KILLED WOMAN: DRIVERS ARRESTED Vancouver, B.C. Illtatrom and Is known presidents YSliaughnfissy Juno D. F well took revenge on the Eskimos unmer- cifully, piling up nine runs in the fifth and four more afterward. The Eski- mos made two in the Jlrst innings. Moose Jaw 13 1 Edmonton........................ 2 5 41 HcliilitB wore- 11 rested rarly I'cct and W.illy Chapman, In connection with the kill tistc, Stallcop and I.cmicux. ling of Mis Oliver I who was No game at Saskatoon on account ;Pd ctiib and crossed HIP h'dowalk wet grounds. of Hint i Way early tout evening Another ratepayer., wanted to Ifndw how II ratnr. that the city was sup- plying (he Ellison Milling company with power, free of charge. The questions brought out many good points, and they" lefore they were loft. It enl opinion that the North Leth- bridRC ratepayers :wotild go to the polls on Thursday with afi accurals ond intelligent.: Idea of, what they were voting against. PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD Medicine'Hat. June I vote of ratepayers imas- a bylaw providing for tho mont of a public library board. ;