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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Timrsday, May THE BAILY HERALD Canada Will be Strongly %7 Represented at Empire Meet Local Trigger and Trap Men Had an Enthusiastic Shoot MANAGER OF HIGHLANDERS Government Will Send Over 1 earn Crack Eastern Men Expecteck-o Make Clean-up in the Big Empire Meet Ottawa, Mar a To Dry inteirestiisK period ticks To say that the failure of the Can- proved a very inteirestiisK period j ticks to show up brilliantly at Bos- for the spirting followers, uie an-1 toe was a disappointment is putting notsscemerit thai an raildly, for all'over the eastern pruv- team would be to the festi- j Inccs the bulletin sen-ices which va! of the Empiro games created no''established asd -the prominence given end of Interest throughout Eastern i to the race though the daily papers Canada. The West is in. ca this deal'showed that the Canadians wer loo's to ier siandani-bsazars in the i en edge, and even if Canucks did iasci j coffijng contests at the .Shepherd's i third and tilth positions a win Bush. Stadiura. prophesied for the distance No oifidal statement as .to the trip [from this cocntry, and ?.s a result the has been given out, tut there is little i pride of Canada in the matter of a bit. danger tbat the Canadian government j distance running lowered let this opportunity of siring the ill might here fce said that vriih. Dorcinioa a. bis boost by sending: a [or two exceptions the Canucks showed j team across tie pond slip by. The 1 as utter lack of condition, the late 'Aoislear Athletic union is working I spring beisg given as a cause of this, j hire" to, secure the and there is j Ottawa Crew Prepares doubt In tile minds -of those bo- j Perhaps one of the most interesting! hir-5 tie scheme "that their plans -will j events of the week was the beginning Jail Out Mr, Frank Nelson, of Tor- i of active work of tie Ottawa Rowing. .onto, -orbo was the A.A.U. emirsary to {club crew, the octette that nas enter-! 'interview uie government. reticent Jed for the -English Hanley, and the] as io tie probable make-up-of the team i selfsame msn.'that captured Lie Can-' hut hi this case. also one dees" not have jadian and American titles for the to render about much before picking i eight-oared sweeps at St.- Kitt's and oat the iaen -trio -will, wear the maple j Washington last summer. This crew leaf jerseys ist. England. (touted as one of the strongest and! Lukenisn snd Kerr There are several events, notably the sviiniaiag, boxing and that it will be difficult to, choose the Montreal, May spec- ial committee of the city council to-day reported in fa- vor of the expenditure of two million dollars for the exten- sion and improvement of the parks and play grounds of this city. One million of this is to be spent in ino purchase of the Molson and Law proper- ties adjacent to the Mount Royal park! Games in the Big Leagues O- Or Cup Offered for Com- NATIONAL The hustling young manager of the [baseman in either league and hit First of the Season Big Success Twenty Out There was a bunch of dead ones at. the traps of the local gun club last] birds. As for the shooters they -were a live bunch, and the way [they were "knocking 'em docn' was a sight for spre eyes. This was the first shoot of the season, and it was j a huge success. About twenty of the enthusiastic members inaugurated the season-of 1911, and some very pretty shooting was seen. The weather con- n n w w petition in District Base- Brooklyn 2 L 11 T New York 6 1 bail League Ruoker and Bergen; Raymond and _ Wilson. lase. M. Thompson, of Calgary, who was in the city yesterday, stated to Dr. Rivsrs; secretary- tressurer of the District Baseball League, that the Mutual Life of Canada, which company he repre- sents, was prepared to put up for competition in the District Lea- gue a set of ten medals or a silver At Philadelphia R H E Philadelphia 6 9 2 Cincinnati 9 l Moore and Dooin; Suggs and Mc- Leaviest ever -turned out of the eastJNew York Highlanders has made airnany in Nave York are wish- ditions were very favorable although has been-.wording indoors all -winter, growing thus far this h'm weM in his berth, j the south wind blew a little too much but with the clearing: of the ice fromf" >'and trust that he win land his charges smoke back in the shooters' eyes for the Ottawa river Csnt Pulford im- hls tnbe from the well up in th befo_. th proper saen; but in. tha track and j mediately sot his boat out on the is stated "to be the greatest firstjseason of 1911 comes to a close. fields events the prtsent champions, No reply has- yet been received i "_ are. almost sure.to 'go across- 'Frank from England, but .with the Canadian! Lukemaa and-Sobbie Eerr are slated Zor tns sprints, Tait and Hnoz for the middle distance races, -with Charles Azscciation of Amateur Oarsrcen en- dorsing the trip there is little doubt but what the eld country stewards will Gage, the Canadian champion heavy- see their way clear to grant Ottawa weight in the Ting event. John Stose; necessary-: entry Tsa' Hodgson asdBlack, or -Kerry..for the veteran Syracuse coach, races. The above men far j will haye charge of the crew for one outclass others in respec-j day only, this year, he being unable ;tive branches'..of athletics, and there j to'leave his college crews. A new any, changes from the afep-e. Taat Canadaais being recognised as an ideal place.-for outings is readily recognised in tine selection by the exe- cutive Gliddea committee of Ottawa as the for-the Glid- dea reciprocity .tear dciing the com- isg enEuaer. The capitsl is great preparations-Jor the-event, the city fathers have-.seen fit to olfer boat wiirawait tae arrival of the men in England, and everything has been arranged for the-trip. President WHson, of the Canadian bowHng.congyass lias stated that the "wimtete of the Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec local series wiH meet ta With; the coming of the pari-mutuel machines on the race tracks into such genora-1 use the of the spc.eincalar i plunger has passed The competition pf aastern. the day of ;cuan who bet his thousands in gone. There is no longer that intense excitement both, araong bookmakers, and public to see Iiow and in what" volume any indi- comfort. But they were all so glad to be into their good old summer sport again that they didn't even mention that fact The first couple of squads up did some good early-season shooting, bet- ter than might be expected so, early in -the year. But when the fourth squad came up, they shot like demons, j In their fourth frame, only one man five making a 24 out of a possible twenty-five. "Dead bird" was served up in large quantities by the whole bunch. A. B. Stafford simply coulda't miss, and came through with iii n AlctC VUlUAiAC inQl- .-Li rt- Tf volume of general betting will remain j-vidual would wager; no more-that a 2o' His shootlDf very practically as it- was, -but -there will-Wftancy which awaited a lead Snappy evenins and risht up to the absence in, the public of There is no for the ST J' .._....., one miss which was unfortunate, and daring men, the boldness andvmagni- for the wkose .-operations--frequently dwarfed interest- in: the races them- Boiling is In the east, and -witit the tafeare of the timorous and hi operator whose fortunes might as to the -course which- the, -general trophy for the saoaller i Bcrtrflas: Association to fill its entry'50 m-acil red in the event. It list' for the tournament which it had i shouM eventu sslwss. Singular; it- is the very j might take. happenings _which; added! Tears ago it was Michael jp. Dwyer class ears eatered is expected-that Ottawa ..win derive a great deal or advertising taroush the tonr, and G-liddeaites esiend- their trip to Moniraal -as a side, jaunt, the -tourists -win have an. excel- lent opportunity of looking over part of'the i ,n. an xv the day's the balance wheel of the with his was also'resnonsib'e one miss which was unfortunate, and The others 23, ended with a total of 24. the Beckman with 21, and Mallard with 17. J. Stafford also did some good work for the first shoot, and F. R. Agnew planned; for Montreal, this means that the ten ,pia-governors will war to the feaife -ior the of th.e aliey y-orld. The light is likely to be-car- ried on thxo'agh the-summer, and will in all probability eorae to a head be- sntually have been one of the causes of its downfall. r There always something of sen- market man, a man, reticent and self- contained, and probably the greatest of the speculators on the American enthusiast in. the .men who 0alF once was he in anyvway dis- wagered tens of; thousands -of dollars j.turbed'over wager. .That was on a race 'that occupied: but a he made the biggest which there is'any authentic record-in the or even less in Its decision. fore the- sciiaanles start next fall. Moral or not, and corrective or other- Lethfeiidge, -Thursday, May Ory tbe turf Some persons profess to believe' that George E. Smith ap- proached him nearly. But Smith" was of entirely different temperament and [devoted to a different system. He established a sort of business in rac- ing. He had a staff of men who j watched the work'of, horses and made" j their reports-to-him.. Added, to this, fhe had a peculiar faculty of estimating 'H odds and an industry that Joiew not 'flagging. His biggest winning was on a 2-year-old, King Cadmus, at Sheeps- head Ba.y, but as the horse was at 12 to 1 bis investment was but a comparatively small amount, and j probably smaller by 100 per cent than jhe sometimes wagered on a horse at j even-money or less. for a great bunch of dead ones. The gun club shoots every Wednesday-eve cup. There is a possibility that the Cup, which was put up three years ago tr, the District League, which is new in 'the pos- session of someone at Macleod, may' be .con-tested for The Mac- feoii; team captured the cup in 1908, but order to become per- manent owners, a was re- quired to win it twice. The Dis- trict League of this year is the first organisation eligible to com- pete for the cup since 1908, and as MacJeod has failed to enter the league, though having the same-opportunity as the rest, the trustee of the cup, C. J. Eckstonn, win ask the present holders to hand it over for competition this year. If Brewery Trophy is put up, the Mutual Life .medals will he right in order. Mr. Thompson says that the medals wiii cost in the neighborhood of and at that price.they will be excep- tionally gcocf. If the Brewery Cup is net to be played for, the Mutual Life would prefer to put up a cup instead of the medals. R H E 'Pittsburg 10 2 St. Louis 10 1 Leifield, Nagle and Gibson; Harman Kuyer and Bresnahan. j AMERICAN i At R K E Boston 5 4 .Washington 62 J Pape and Nunamaker; Groom and 'Ainsruith. I I At St. R H St. 4 0 Detroit 10 1 WilHs, Gregory and Stephens; La- fitte and Stanage. At-New R H B New York 44.1 Philadelphia 17 4 i Fisher, Quinu and Sweeney: Coombs and Livingston. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION At -St. R H E i St. Paul 6 2 .Louisville g yi Decanniere .and Kelly; Slagle and Hughes. At 'R H E 6 0 Indianapolis ___ 4 4 Dougherty and Breen; Scliiitzer, Cheney and Carisch. At R H E Minneapolis 12..' Columbus 12, fl Altrqck, Loudell, Waddell and Smita Sifton, Lessard and Bemis 13, innings. Y.M.C.A.AND INDIANS PLAYED STANDING'OF THE CLUBS NATIONAL Won Lost 14 '3 Kfi'i-iisr hAIW 9 5 Uflilliji Chicago '.__ ('New York....... 'Cincinnati The first real practice match of the'Brooklyn city baseball leaguers took place last Boston' and all the' sports of the city who night at the ball park Th- Indians st Louis can tell a gun from a tomahawk should get into the game-, for there is no cleaner nor more exciting game in the whole repertoire of live summer 10 12 P. C. .824 .fi4S :GOO .571 .364 -2S4 .273 slipped it over the Y. M; C. A. by 64. The game should not be taken as! a criterion in sizing up the strength Detroit S. 0. E. and Westminsters [SPORTING GOODS SUITS ARRIVE The uniforms of the Sporting Goods The Herald was misinformed over the phone yesterday that the S.O.E. and Overseas would play Friday even- ing on North Lethbridge grounds. However, the S. 0. E. and Westmin- ster teams are the ones who will-come together. The game promises to be a lively contest and great interest is of the respective merits of the teams; York both nines were very mu-ch of tfe.e Boston AMERICAN Lost P '16 2 9 'Chicago :PhiladelDhia mixed -order, thfj regulars not being available. The batteries ex- _ too. ,Tate and Davies. who are Indian regulars, worked for the Ueveland "Y" aad McMillan- and Mackenzie, St' llj0uis regulars of the "Y" jbrigade, .-did the heavy for the: Indians; Tate's ann, however, was attackea by- "Charley, in the second innings, and her retired in'favor of iTvTeyers, Paul Sporting, Good.R.V'. ,tMilwaukee The game went for five innings 8 although very few of the, players were [Kansas City y......1 S feeling in iaiu-ssason was Louisville -..g of fancy- fielding: which gives.Toledo 6 g 9 11 12 C. ..8S9 .64-> '.563 .533 .400 .250 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Won Lost P. 15 11 11 eiv-a.v iiiucicoi. ioj ves being evinced north of the tracks with proniise ;.of basetall mean order j Indianapolis 3 43 in HE the season ahead. .833 .611 .611 .533 !.42.0 .250 .183 view. They will line up as follows: WESTMINSTER Simmer, goal; Seaman, Wheeian, backs; Urquhart, Hutton, Ness, half-backs; Stafford, Pennant, Simnj, Gordon, Wright, for- WRONG DATES PUBLISH- ED OF DISTRICT BASE- BALL LEAGUE SCHEDULE ball club of the City League have ar- _ _ !rived. The-body-is of a medium shade S; H" Gur' Farris' of red with yellow trimmings. It isi'backs; Firth' R- Chiswick, Alcock, finite a spectacular neat withal. i Though the Indians suits were or- 'dered from the same at. the same time, they are not here yet. When they arrive the opening date of the season will .be uppermost in the minds of the league executive. HE IS OUT Sporting Please an- swer the following (baseball question: In a gamel'sat-the ball park the other evening the umpire called a batter with-one strike he stepped to bunt-'but missed, the bail hitting him. Was the umpire correct? _----------, j batter stepped out of Chiswick, Gur, TO HANDLE REINS 'box he is out. If not a strike only wards. R. Hall, Matt Home, reserve.' Try-out Game CALGARY HELP TO GAME Calgary, May Burns will take hold of the City lacrosse league team, and will manage them. He should have been called on Some of the dates of; the District Baseball League schedule published in the Herald Tuesday were notlcor- rect. The oSiciaj dates will be procured .from the league secretary and published later. A practice game will be played on Overseas ground this evening at when the following players are to be on the ground promptly, as [the Selection Committee will choose will put a fast team in the field, and.j jto-tMs end'he has written' all thefef6 hand' clubs in the league asking for a meet- e ing, and will do ail in his power to I th get the game on the right footing. Cer-jhee J tainly Tommy is the one man in the JM fiity who can do the trick. Fast clean j lacrosse will be demanded and insist-' ANSWER-TO POKER QUERY Re poker Query from-Medicine Hat, signed J. W. J., the following answer is given on competent authority: B. takes the pot, as pair of; nines two counts can be The :oaly time would be on a If A. had of held of the nine of clubs, won, not count- FOUL BALL BREAKS NOSE team to represent the Club u'JU't' j Qrangevills, May the Jt may oe-that Mr- Bl'ras, with his'catching for the Johns ball great experience, will be the leading team yesterday afternoon in a game figure in the provincial league. Worse .at Fenn, L-a Wilson was struck in the their first league match from form shown in this game. Stowe. Horn, Miillin, Mc- Hena, Davies, Shaw, Mooney, Cox, Ma- thias, Ailardice, Fleming. Horn, Green, Cope, Dili, ,_ 01.1 utn. iu TIl6iidea was horn in "face by a foul ball and his nose crush- .s A ...._.. ed to a The injured player was the rclnd of one or two sports of the city, And Mr. Burns fell in with the suggestion nt oiwe, though hs js a James, Cameron, McKay, Muir, Bre-j busy man and can ill afford- to" spend Bambridge, Higgins. 'much time at the sport. at once brought to Grangeville for surgical attention, but his condition today is serious and there is daager of blood poison ensuing. ;