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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 10 The LeihbriAge Daily Herald. Tuesday, May 3.1910. TENNIS is with us once again. It's weK'onu and so art- ilif players, iu tennis, though, GET OUR TENNIS OUTFITS They are superior in many points but no dearer iu price. Gar stock of outdoor sporting goods is now ready for your inspection and pur chase. Sporting Goods Co. PHONE 1032 412 ROUND ST the crowd began to hiss, j Not being acquainted with their cus-j torn, did not know what they i meant by it. Finally learned thai the hissing was not a sign of disgust! or displeasure, but simply a signal for us to stop talking. Our boys continued to talk, as we. were asked to play ball as we did in America. In tlu1 seventh inning our rivals shov- ed a run across the plate, thus tic in a; the score. From then on a gallant I battle Japs determined to i prove that they were our equal, and we were equally anxious not to be beaten at our own same. For twelve more innings the ecore stood one to i one, when in the last half of the uiue- i teenth the little fellows scored ano- tlier run, ihus ending the longest game ever played in the land of the j rising sun. The spectators tiled out j of the park in silence, but with a sat- isfied expression. Out of a series oi eight games we won four. learned later that the reason the Japanese objected to our talking on the field was due to the fact that it is the teaching, or rather the spirit, of Shintoism to remain quiet and ex- pressionless iu all contests, either ath, letic or on the battlefield. The idea of silence is also harbored by the Bri- tish in their game of cricket, wh ch PROFESSIONALS WON CALLIES WON EASILY Maeleod Team Made Pretty Good Showing Defeated the A. O. F. In the First Game Of At the Ball Park Yesterday Afternoon the City League Schedule By 5 O JEFFRIES' TRAINING THE BIG FIGHTER SHOWS MARK- ED IMPROVEMENT IN HIS WORK BEFORE A. SUN- DAY AUDIENCE. Englebretson Looks Fine Great Interest In the Game In game that was never very ex-: It was in the seventh that but replete with more or less', pitched himself out of a hole, brilliant plays the Lethbridge Pros, i In the eith and ninth there was no pur it over the Maeleod semi-pros, at hole to Ket out oi as the visitors fail- opi-iiing game of this season s th-> rate of 0 to 2. to reach the initial sack. While outclassed at every point the With ihq locals, in the nrst alter a-tm-ation that O'Hayer fanned and Maekin followed bition games, a with in the! suit, Head beat out a bunt and stole pa-sent to witness this initial eii- ,r the pennant on the C. A- E. second. Cox got on on -an error and counter, and if the interest grows lethbridge bunch did not have: scored with Head on Lvnch's single. with the development of Yesterday evening at U.-IO the Cal-jaiid about five minutes before half lies, winners of last year's League, j time Moore piled up another score, Maeleod team is an and the A.O.F. team lined up for tho sche- dule. Owing to the interest which has been aroused by the recent exhi- largc crowd was The 1 III i.ii il (JI ILISLV; u i i to exert themselves, yet it was plain Dudley singled, but died when cluck- j we may ro even the casual observer that en fanned. BASEBALL JAPAN (By D. J- Flanagan) tiwtai occasion teuaiuls ,hcy ,ouid In the secoml it tion ball in L one, two, i After a few good associa- e this summer, minutes lights play Japan! When this country is nam- lore baseball. Cricket, however, is not to the liking of the Japs, and the: only participants of the game are the foreign elements on the island. On the other hand, baseball has almost developed into the national game of I Japan. All of the colleges and ma- ny of the high schools have teams. i Games such as are played by our leges are played in that land. As yet there are no professional teams, but it will only be a matter of a few years when they will play organized Smith of the Cullies fouled and a cor- Chick. ner resulted from the foul kick. This liver the goods. [three. Alanager Cox took occasion in this j In the fourth Dud. singled, exhibition ,ame to work out three of; and Broffui went out. 1'ieh hit a was (saved by the Callies defence and Old Phil never Texan leaguer, scoring Dudley. Mack-: the huter's torward hue. by a bril- making the half time sheet read -1-0 in favor of the Callies. The play ofv-the second half much more evenlv divided. was Good wheu his term came, showed lots oi j through steam, but was more or less erratic. beauty over left field for two It was F.ncle, however, who took the i scoring his manager. Dudley shooting on the part of the Callies1 forward line was reciprocated by clever stops of their opponents' dc- feuce and neither side succeeded in finding the nets until Moore' again placed the ball between the A.O.P. posts as a result of a long lead from centre. During the last minutes play Crawford placed a shot but once more Filnu-r was Johnny-on-the-spot and full-time score stood 5-0 in favor but fair to the A.O. more be said in their should think that 'he Back and forth went the tried er side looking likely to score, but his artist passed! hard for his third hit but was caught :eventually the play began to press to- moving Lynch wards the A.O.K. goal. Repeatedly him out at first. and the baiter was safe. bv Maeleod. every one immediately forms a; ball. They have become vaby phofi- mental picture. You may have readjdiant in the art of making baseball and even listened to long and goods. Their balls are equally as esting accounts of this Flowery as the American make; the the picture in your mind's shoes and caps are inferior. eye will not be true, nor can it do; The Japanese play very good ball, justice to this garden spot. You may Their fielding and base-running equals see the odd shops oi the cities filled lnat ot- -hc besl minor leagues oi our with numerous things the uses af countrv Where they are weak, how- which you cannot conceive. Food- evor) js m batting. It is not likely stuffs oi unimaginable derivation; toys, that they will ever become good bat- and utensils of strange forms; clever j ters, as they have not the proper little statues of their gods, with es-, method of swinging the bat. The A De- pressions incomprehensible to us ot erican baseball rules have been trans- trie West. A landscape of unequalled i iatCQ mlo tjie Japanese language. beauty may come to your vision; the j Cr0od umpires are not to be had in .wo rims SCQV_ tiny, irregulf.r fields oi brown coior, j lnat country, however. The wrong interspersed with patches of dark interpretation is continually put on green of the sweet potatoes. The tidy lne of the leading papers little weather-beaten houses, partly Of the land have reporters on the hidden by diminutive groves of ever- ground and give fairly good accounts greens and vines, may also be in the OI- the with llie med- icine bulls and punching bag. He led up to the bo.xing bout, by a pre- liminary exhibition of shadow boxing, finishing with three fast rounds with Bob Armstrong, and two more rounds of roughing it with Farmer Burns. The boxing was the three star spec- ial event oi the afternoon, aud took place iu the handball court, which was hotter than a Turkish bath. After the three boxing periods in which the giant showed much better speed and keener accuracy than here- tofore, perspiration rolled off '.he in streams. Tex Kickard and Jeffries' friend, play was as one-sided as the yore indicates. Though somo.vh-u out-1 Clarence Berry, reached camp iu time classed iu the first ball tliemst-lves well together ond, and had it not been for some rather hard luck the .score eye of the fans two met-, let the third man hit him, Out Chick sacrificed, filling the bases, and then retired the j up to third, where he died on side without, run. igan'sout were bored in upon 'in the three innings pitched bv In the eighth ami ninth there was no sides. Hnally the tusilade became stood differently at lezic onlv 10 men faced him. In the.; In the seventh Head was hit by a too hot for him to watch and alter any rate they made fourth itmin-s with Si in the box; pitched ball, Lynch got on on an er-i thirty minutes of play Page tallied for their win. was nothing doine- two men ror Dud lanned, Head a the first score for the Callies on a Following is the fanW and the third caught napping. passed ball. Chick walked, stole .stinging shot from the foul line. i Callies In after walkinz'the first up, i Onh, but died on Brogan's out. The first troal of the season had Pieh -ot the next three in one. In the either, after Engle struck now been scored and the second was three "order U was the sixth that' out, O'Hayer walked, stole second S0on to follow. With a fast lead the; proved a Jonah After Johnny Mack-j and scored while Johnny Maekin was forward line of the Callies rushed a; Moore in fielded Morrow's hot on and threw beating out hit to short. Head got .'brilliant combination (VHaver fielded On on an error of short and scored, again found the A.O.D. nets, giving they pulii-d j to witness the boxint in the see- with Burns. and the set-to Boss and Anderson Goal Hacks Half-backs lead of two goals. Nor: Grimes' hit, hsii Cy failed to cover i with Maekin on Cox's single to cen-; the Callies Nice clean tre. LLynch dn Dudley tlew out, end- was this his only score for five min- utes later he again bulged the A.O. witnessed. F. nots on a well placed shot from near centre field. The A.O.F. team now Crawford Smith Mdlve-n About 300 hungry fans the game. Forwards TO CLOSE ALL DAY PROBABLE LINE-UP Glen began to Page waken, uo to their situation, but the -Moore clean kicking and heady combination Wymss of the Callies seemed to puzzle them: Oliver Both expressed surprise at Jeffries' marked improvement. Jeffries ihe i'ti'1. otjed with Berry after his work, frisk- th" ali'es v. oik j ing about like a young hippopotamus, i apparently not in the least fatigued iue-'M) with his gymnasium work, or his 10- A.O.F. icami mile run on the road early in the Berry was so well pleased Kilmer with Jeffries' sliowing that could not possibly havo Kudil etj t-or anything said Berger. Clarke; js -Ul fonn." Bartholomew I__________________ Alcock i Fraser IRELAND WINS AT SOCCER OF TEAMS LADY BOWLERS COMING HERE ty minutes after the hour I went to j have an American college team there i tne field. The ball park was surrnvinded i eaf-h year This is a most commend- partly by a bamboo fence. A narrow j able trip, as there is much of inter- i lane, paralleled by two hedges, led i cst ne seen and a great deal to from the street to the entrance oi the! learn. To the memfibers of the teamsl grounds. As I walked down this j that are invited over, liberal The biggest baseball day that the west has ever seen is billed for to-morrow in Leth bridge. Practically every store in the city has now agreed to close their doors not for a half day but for all day. This marks a most com- mendable spirit upon the part of tne merchants and the ath- letic loving public will surely extend to them the heartiest thanks for their kind consider- ation. S> The line-up of tne two teams, Leth- bridge and Edmonton, for the.opening game tomorrow afternoon will be as follows in all probability: Lethbridge Lynch Fiehs Murphy iiiiulebrets Cox Position Catcher Pitchers Edmonton Bui-ridge Samuels Grady Deller Barnstead McCIaire The Partello Stock Company, who commence their engagement at the' .Majestic this week, have lady bowl- ers in the troupe, and they evidently are no; slow a: the game either, as may be judged by the following clip- ping from the London Leader: "Tlie bowlers of the National alleys were treated with a great surprise this afternoon when four ladies of the Partello Stock Kennedy. Miss Gerrish. Miss Selwyu and Miss Kennedy has a very tine hook ball and, can certainly use it to great advan-' (age. .Miss Gerrisli and Miss Selwyni and Miss Corienne have only been bowling a short time, but with a little practice will make good. "Kven at the present time it is good to see ladies roiling as gracefully as ttiese three do. "In Jack Westerman. the company's comedian, they have a great teacher, for IIP i-s a bowler of some class. He Ireland gained a welcome win over Scotland in the soccer mKTnational at Belfast which auracted over spectators. As this makes only the second victory of Ireland, as against by Scotland, the losers ran hardly begrudge the Irishmen their success. HAS PROMISING FILLY Jack Bennet: has u promising tilly iu Aldivia, by Alfonem and Divina- tion. She on her lirst start running a quarter in .-2 .Mr. Bennett con- cluded that she was too good for Jacksonville so reserved her lor rac- by Wester- rolled for three games and that isl ing :n ;he path I was surprised at not seeing anyone going into the field. I had in Montreal, and outfielder William's, tht'' Indian, to New Bedford. is entertainments and excursions to points of interest been told that they expected a very j come near together on the program. large attendance, but what I saw I Every one is made to enjoy himself, did not think confirmed this report.] and we are all unanimous in the opin- The entrance was decorated by a ion tha: the Japanese arc the great- evergreen arch, hung with American; cs; entertainers in the world. and Japanese Hags. As I stepped__________________ through the entrance 1 was amazed! There, sitting before us, as grave and silent as a great multitude in a church, was a crowd of txvplve thou- j sand Japanese fans. The faces of the onlookers formed a brown wall ar-1 ound the entire field. As the Wis- consin boys stepped onto the tic-Id the i crowd applauded with their hands; only. A bana composed of Keio stti- dents rendered a few Amer can airs after which all was quiet. The Bad- ger boys did not know what to think of the situation; they bewildered To perform before a silent multitude of twelve thousand little brown men j was a new and strange departure. And what made things still more un- familiar was the oddncss of tho Jap- anfse bleachers. They resembled the- side of a roof or lloor that was tilled up on the side from the diamond. On these fiat arrangements lhc sionlcss spectators sat with their im drawn back under them. A queer i thrill, impossible to describe, came over our feelinc; of the total- j ly unfamiliar. To iacf this great crowd fit" strangely dressed, barefoot-; rd spcf'a'f'rs, who nether smilr-fli nor scowled, bm who sat with sol- i i emn farf-p, vva? our task. had i com." all thf- way from America to ;rsi our skill with lhc sons of Japan. and ;hesc ro see us it out. a? is ihfir spirit. Thf Japanese umpirr- r.illod "play" in his brokrn F.nclish, Wisconsin took the bat. NOT a word was spo- ken; the first man up was out at first but the rrowd roniaint-rl silent. The second man up sont a sr reaming dou- ble to field. Thr third man sac rificod the runner to third; the nrxt hattrr lined to centre, scoring tho man from third. The side was re- tired bv throwing the next man out at first. Wisconsin then took the fie'.d, and, as is lhc custom with American play- ers, began to "talk up." This evident ly was new and strange to the bare- footed men on the fiat bleachers. We had scarcely begun when, to ovr am- A. E. HUMPHRIES WILL UMPIRE. Owing to the C.p.R. failing to de- liver ticket to Pat. Flaherty at St. 1 Louis, he has failed to show up and will not umpire any of the opening i games of the Western Canada League. Lonccnecker will mnpirr the game at latest York transfers arc Hatt Ross al Smith o'.rfiold Kummrrs and catcher t'urtK at jjnosi. and A. F.. Hum- phries, the well known local man, Dudley Head Chirk First Base Second Base Short Stop Third Left Field Centre Field Rich: Field nr.m of the same company walked in tne alleys and sumed to roll on No. Baxter j Sclmlrz Morse Brennan Mills "The four ladies are about the best bowlers ever seen in London. Miss going some. The total scores for tliej three games are: Miss Kennedy Miss Selwyn Miss Gerrish 4-1-. Miss Corienne :'7-l, Jack Woslennan grand total MISS ALICE KENNEDY will umpire here. I slm "Look For The Sign Of The Slate" The price branded on the lining of the Goodyear Welted "Slater Shoe" by its makers, is their (not the dealers) valuation and they know the wear value put into the SLATER SHOE or 35.OO For Women S3.5O, Sold at only one Store in Lethbridge, Alta. W. E. BUCHAN, 408 Round Street AT THEJRAPS The Gun Club held a shoot Saair- aiternoon and although the tiier was a IjtUe unfavorable, somo gooii scores wore made. The following are the scores ior 50 Miair. T........................ .loiinson. K. D. i................. Statfonl. A. H.................. 4- Harbeke, L. ;u> SiatYoril. I'utm in. 1C. .M................... ix 'lair. c. [BASEBALL SCORES i AMERICAN ASSOCIATION R fl Indianapolis AMERICAN York As Iho Girl Majestic Thursday. May EASTERN UPTON'S POOL ROOM BEST FIXTURES IN ALBERTA BARBER SHOP CIGARS LUNCH COUNTER Toronto Haltimore HnfTaln u i nHWSSTERN A' Seattle. Vancouver Basement of the Oliver Block i At Spokane Spokane Tacoma ;