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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 6 THE LETXTBRIBGE DAILY HERALD Tuesday, May Opening Western Canada League May Be Delayed District Baseball Leagued Will Open on May 24th Games in the Big Leagues NATIONAL t Victorious in School Boys Ball Game Yesterday j Meeting Here Yesterday League Opens May 24th Lethbridge Plays 'First Game at Taber I AIexander Doom: -High Class Per- formance R H E I? J Brown and! Amateur j Raridea. j St. Louis at Cincinnati, game posr- poned, wet Tile Schools Baseball League is go- ing full swing these days, and the i teams are all showing: up much bet- i ter than last year. i The Tigers of the Central school! who finished last in are there with the goods, and nave one of the niftiest bunches or pill pounders for I a bunch of juveniles that one would, see in a long day's journey. It is well! waile, if he wishes to j see some good sport among the young- i er generation, to go down to the ball' .ground and see them perfonn. j Yesterday afternoon they stacked up one, of toe High school the hangs a ;ale.; The High Schoolv played- very'.' good j ball too, opnsaieriiig that it was early j in. .the .season, 'out, they were like pea- j nut's.'at a. .circus'in tne hands of the of-the Public School OUN I fit..' It's a' thing; of beauty ioy j -work. J Shorty--3funroe-.does th'e heaving..He's j short that'Vhe "has "TO "pitch" "ap-hili; ail -the time the ball above the j "batter's'-knees; rbot the 'assortment of j corkscrews andJinshcots and onfdrops j melodious to dreajn. ever. He-has--evernbing.! He! recelres in" "a 'big: mitt" and ".a, j plate- ,as. hiisseli_, But j le a i gets y; The team is a little off on base-run- ning. They try to steal too "many "bases and get caught in the act. but once they learn to wait they will im-j prove their play a great deal. Yesterday's Score j Tigers ..2 4 1, 1 i 5, Pirates............0 1 1..0 0 0, 4j and Mason; Sang; Simpson. The Southern Alberta League of Amateur Baseball is a fixture now artd there is every indication that high cisss'ball will be played in the league. Representatives from Cards-ton, Wiagrath, Raymond and Lethbridoc. met in the offices of Drs. CsniSieH and DeVeber yester- day and passed upon the consti- tution of the and drew up a schedule of games. Taber was not present but was vouched for and included tn the league. The league will be strictly am- ateur. Professionalism of any kind wil? raxt be tolerated. matter of umpires, which was deait with extensively, it was decided that a neutral club would furnish the umpire in each in- stance for each mstch between other contestants. For instance when Lethfarrdge plays Taber on the 24th of May. which is the open- ing day of the league, the Raymond club may be scheduled to furnish an umpire for the gsme. The home club siiaii psy the expenses of the umpire'in each case and he shall receive S3 per game. Lethbridge plays its first gsme at home on June 7th with Ma- grath. Lethbridge gets one holi- day game, June 23rd, which is Cor- onation Day. On June 1st the Lethbridgs clufa will play in Ray- mond, which falls on Saturday and on the following Monday plays in Cardctcm This is Cardston's Natsl Day and a grand celebration is billed there. The clubs play home and home games, being four apiece. The league closes July 20th, with Taber at Raymond. Lethbridge plays its last name July 1Sth with Taber as a visitor. LETHBRIDGE AT HOME June Msgrsth. June Cardston. July Raymond. July Taber. CARDSTON AT HOME june Taber. June Lethbridge. June Raymond. July Magrath. MAGRATH AT HOME May Cardstcn. June Taber. Jur.e Raymond. June Lethbridge. RAYMOND AT HOME jursa Lethbridge. June Magrath. July Cardston. July Taber. TABEK AT HOivJE May Lethbridge. May Cardston. J.une Magrath. June Raymond. Chicago at Pittsburg. game post- I poned, wet grounds. I AMERICAN j At R K E i Boston......... 001.200.00x--.? 0 0 i Washington ___ 7 0 Karger and Xunauiaker; Groom and (Street. i At R H Ej i Detroit 15 1 i Cleveland 5 IS 5 j Covington and Stanage; Kaler, jHarkness and Land. j Chicago at St. Louis, game postpon- jed, wet grounds. j Philadelphia at New York, game I postponed on account of rain. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION At Kansas R H E 14 5 j Toledo 7 I Owen, Sifert, Pastorius, Powell. Rhoades and James: Slapnicka, Brady, ;AV. James, Billiard, Baskette and Bre- i men. At R H E ___ 13 St. Paul 9 1 i Peaster and Smith and iDawson: Gehring and Kelly. j Columbus at Louisville, no game .scheduled. Milwaukee at Indianapolis, game [postponed, wet grounds. Organization to Embrace lull EASTERN AT. R H E i Rochester 4 (Baltimore 11 4 McConneli and Mitchell: Dygert and Look Like Winners in'the BARRY HOLDS An'Canada Montreal, May first step CHAMPIONSHIP towards Dominion wide organization swimming drabs 'was taken at the fumual meeting Barry STIC- Association eessmlly defended'Ms title of profes- wiien the secretary.was authorized toj'O-. sculling dwaapion of England I communicate with representative fby defeating-Albany over the Putney j sanitations in each province with Initial Games to 'Mortlaie course in twenty-four min The -weather was fine but gus- Tiew-to :tne formation, of subordinate i provincial branches. Clubs in British j Albany ledUn the first half, but j Columbia, Manitoba, Alberta and No- -Barry levelled xup at Hammersmith va Scotia had already invited such ac- :Bridge. Albany again led, but the' tion. The filing dates for i.he cham- champion' casgiit him at Thorney- f pionship were not settled hut the croft, and' led by; a length at the fin- events divided between Halifax ish. and. Ottawa, The 'Western Canada Lea- gue makes its 1.911 debut to- morrow. Saskatoon plays at Moose Jaw at Ed- monton- and Winnipeg at Brandon. The home teams in. each instance look like win- ners in the initial games. Umpire Morrison, manager of the Lethbridge team of 1907, has been assigned to officiate at Calgary, Boswell at Edmonton and Terry at Brandon. Tnompson and Byers. At R H E Toronto ___ S '2 Providence 10 1 Lush and Phelps: Maroney and Dale and Peterson i'l3 innings. 1 At R H E j Buffalo 7 3, j Newark 10 1 taa j Malarkey and Killifer; Holmes. Sykes and Lee and Cody. Not Honored and W.C.L. Games May Not Start Tomorrow Clubs of the Western Canada League are required to deposit a guarantee of that they will finish the schedule. The date for payment is now long past due, and some of the clubs have fail- ed to come up to the require- ments and President Eckstorm intends to take drastic action in the matter. The following tele- gram has been sent out to the delinquent clubs, which are Win- nipeg. Brandon, Moose Jaw and Saskatoon: "Blackburn of Winnipeg. Wea- therston of Brandon, Pennington of Moose Jaw and Cairns of Sas- katoon: "Eastern Townships Bank here has not yet received the guarantee from your club. The umpire has instructions that there is nothing doing until these drafts are honored. I will not be trou- bled this season to find myself compelled to draw a second time for legitimate league drafts, and upon this decision you must gov- ern yourselves accordingly. "C. J. ECKSTORM." This means that unless these drafts are forthcoming there will be no official games in the league tomorrow. Vacation In San Francisco -Jail Inspires Champion With Brand New Idea When Champion Jack Johnson re- j.whai others aaid and promised. But' I pearunce in public will be at the coro- nation oi' King George when King Jack will be in the king row of London, illuminating Piccadilly with his gold- en smile.' Then, he pays, he will be- come a literary will write-a book, and in it will be the sad tale of his lost faith in man. Johnson ended his 25 days of incar- i ceration at the county jail a philoso- i pher. Also, somewhat of an anarchist. When asked if he was sorry that he seen the sufferings of these unfor- tunates, and shall write a book about what I. have "1 shall never box again in Califor- nia and 1 hone never to visit San Francisco again. I am through with the west. It is not fair, nor apjjre- ciative." Jack explained the favors and privi- leges he received at the county 'jail from Sheriff Finn 'by saying that he was made a "sort of a. trusty." Just jhad violated the law. by speeding his i what sort he did not define, but his automobile. Johnson lapsed into rhet-trustyship did not instill in him a trust in his fellow-men as personified by Police Judge Treadwell, who sen- one and fine distinctions. "I am not he said, ''al- though I tam sorry. And I only regret my imprisonment because it made me lose my faith in other men. They have i not broken my regard for powerful i men. 1 feel almost anarchistic in spirit because I have learned that men are anything but careful as regards j the observance of. the golden rule. "My particular experience, and my years- of study, have done rue no good. My conservative ideas about other men are lost. "I had learned to be tolerant and generous with others. i believed NOW PERMANENT." PROPRIETOR OF CROSS WON SATUR- DAY FOB FIFTH TIME Edmonton, May By. winning 'the Cross Cup race on Saturday evening, Alec Decoteau chalked oip'lns fifth win in this race, and the ciip now becomes his property permanently. It. is .ex- pected -HOP...C. Cross" will renew his making the stipulation this Lime that the race be of a handicap nature. as.Becoteau is so much super- ior to the other runners in the vicinity tenced him to 25 days for exceeding the speed limit. But now Jack is through with Cali- fornia. Ke will never bos in that state, will never seek recreation there. California is wiped off the map with the same brawny fist that wiped Jim Jeffries off the map. If California, produces a white man's hope he will have to travel some to reclaim the supremacy for his color. It took 15 rounds for .Johnson to eradicate Jeff- has taken 25 days for Califor- nia to finish Jack Johnson. fARD New York, May Shep- paid America.s jciddlc vtistance BATTLING NELSON NORTHWESTERN At R H EJ Vancouver S 0 j !Portland.................... S 0' Erickson and Lewis; Tennesson Harris. At R H .E 6 1 1 i Tacoma.........-.........- 3 S j Willis and Hasty; Hall and Burns. At R H E Seattle .812 0 Victoria............ 7 11 4 Skeels and Victoria, Starkell and Roche. STANDING pF THE VOL.-l. Lethbridsre. Tnesdav. Mar 2.191.1. HE A BUCK-EYE SHOKEK A travelling: man from Winnipeg: who was a cigarette smoker, reached town on aii train. lie- wanted a smoke, bin none of the stores were-open. Xear the station he saw a newsboy smoking, and approached him with. "ftay. son. got another ''No s-aid the hoy. "hut I've grot the mafehigs.'" 'All said the traveller, 'but I can't roll them very well. Will you fix one for The hoy did. 'Don't believe I've got a said the drummer, search- ing his pockets. The hoy handed him one. 'Say. he NATIONAL Won Philadelphia 12 Pittsrburg S New York Chicago n i Cincinnati 4 Boston .5 St. .Louis 3 [Brooklyn 4 Lost P. C. S .800 5 .615 5 .615 .600 C 6 11 7 10 .300 conclusion. Saturday was an ideal day for the race, the roads being dry and not dusty. Nine runners'faced the starter, and they remained hunched for the half mile. At the two mile mark the order was Brockel, Dunham, all run- ning easily and well- within themselves. At the turn, two and a half miles out, a blanket "would have covered the three leaders. Duncam being slightly in the lead. As soon as they started on the return trip the pace became brisker, and De- coteau let out a couple of links, jump- ing into the lead with that well 'known ioping stride of-his.-- A large crowd was assembled to see' Jthe finish, every po- liceman in the-city, who gave as an out-.vard' reason that they were pres- ent: to keep the'cro'wd hack, while in reality they turned out-to root for Const able Ale'c-Decoteau. -Alec'brokethe tape in 28.31 for the- five miles, which is good, considering 'the fact that he was never extended. Philip Brockel, unattached, was a good second, 40 seconds behind the winner, while Dunham was So sec. be-i hind the'Second man. The ether sianers finished in the following, order: Raddow, Drurcmond. MATCHED TO BOX JACK RED-; MONO AT KENOSHA, WiS. Kenosha, Wis., May light weight champion of the world, Battling Nelson, has been matched to fight Jack Redmond, of Milwaukee, leu runnei, go abroad this summer to {rounds before Joe Conley's new Ken- m three classic meets m Scot- osila Boxing Club, the match to be pulled off the last week in May. The men are to weigh in at 133 pounds at 10 o'clock on the morning of the battle. The bout is to be the wind- up of the first show given under Con- ley's management, and it will be in an open-air arena. Nelson is guaranteed as his share of the proceeds of the bout. It is probable that the fight will be-set j for the afternoon of; Memorial Day. Celtic Rangeis and Aus slum games., lie will race quar- ter, half', and ;mile distances. Shep- j pard plans to leave !Nevr York in Juh. A SEATTLE BOWLER ROLLS RECORD SCORE .Vancouver, May the Pacific Coast intercity, bowling tournament whtch-: ended Saturday, O'Donnell. Seattle, established a new world's Record bj are tine looking uni- 6: E., which will take place on Friday jiornb of dark gieen, timimed evening on the "Westminster grounds. ifd, bearing the nair-e ol the team west the No. hall. Kick-of Lost P. C.! acrosfc bosom o" the shirt Thet. Providence Rochester Montreal Toronto .7771 are well made and are in every, wayj the the teiainl. .The banana seed's only on one spot earth, the'Andaman Islands. Else- vou a' novhiiv ie'habit, have vou Chicago 7 6 Philadelphia a 7 Washington 5 S Cleveland fi 11 .353 St. Louis 11 .214j credit to .fi2plrepresents, .fjfipj The Indians and Sporting Goods will where the plant is raised from" shoots. their uniforms here this time. Trie Indians'witlyappear} The diamond called, a brilliant has .SOO'in-.grey and .the Sporting- Goods facets. A rose diamond 'is faceted 7 .1251 maroon -colors'. only on the top- It has a flat bottom. the drummer had been a BUCK1EYE smoker he'd have been heeled. You never catch a BUCK-EYE smoker without his favorite smoke. Spokane Seattle Vancouver Tacoma Portland Victoria NORTHWESTERN Won Lost 1 12 n 10 10 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Won Lost MjniK.ipoiis .14 2 j St.. Paul 'Columbus [.Milwaukee Kansas City Louisville Toledo Indianapolis 10 11 II INVALID PORT I Oporto which is .41 Distributors Pagnyelo. Spirit Co. Lcthbridge ;