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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRTDGE DAILY HERALT) Saturday, May ALL THE LOCAL AND.WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS MAGRATH OPTIMISTIC FOR SEASON OF BASEBALL PAST BUNCH OF PLAYERS HAVE CORALLED OF FORMING A LEAGUE IN ,JHE SOUTH Mij has im stepped in on the arena of local spoil, and prospects are favorable for a baseball team irom the Garden City being placed in the aeld Thit, bit of IUCK came in the form of a number1 of crack dia- mond artists with more than a back- reputation. The-hearts of the tans are now glad, a meeting has been called foi this evening In the Electric theatre, when a club will be formally, organized. For "a looked rather black lor baseball here this season, but now. the horizon has cleared, and we are at last reasonably sure of capturing and rang. In sizing up ihe likelies, managers Bennion and FOOTBALL Remarks on the "Slavordale" "Hope deferred makoth the heart the old adago has it sNot so, however, in the case of the footballer, who was hoping that next Tuesday evening would see the opening of the 1912 season The Son of England and the Caledonian is probably thankful tor the postponement, which will give him another week to limber up and get In what I sure to be attentions contest Well the players Huow that a victory in th opening match will Inspire a confidence which will mean much in the re mauling gamw of the schedule, and, as the league is constituted this vear the result of even the :.rst game may ne an important factor in the Tina standiiff i The will not giumole at the postponement There Is a dMidedtchilllneai In the edrly May evenings, wWoh.whlle i might nofiffect the players, would detract nomimhat from the of -the spectators Probablv, hot ever, the greatest suffered from the post ponernent of the opening of the season is 'The Man on the who iavlng undertaken to provide tho Soccer enthusiasts of the city with a col umn or so of football chat each week is deprived of the stiav, vvheiewith to make'his bricks. Ono canno; help observing on all sides sipis which go to prove that this s going to a gi eat-football year in Lethbridge and district The City League, first division, is already well establshed, and the arrangements for organizing a second division are well under way This looks at piesem Is going to he a four club affali The Sons of England, the Caledon nd the Overseas have all entered teams, and the Y. M take this opportunity to invite th convention to the Garden City W art. prepared to talk or semi pro, hall at any time, and would b. pleased to put an aggregjHon tn a league including the tonns mentioned If desires to send a brig fholr braves down, here, le them come They all loolc alike to Mnpalh We are out tox trtai all corors and capture the silver 'uich depends on the meetin the Electric, theatre, but there IB possible cnance of a contrary view being taken, and be safe lv presumed that Jlagrath will be represented in the baseball world this season. RING GOSSIP Someone stole Ad Wblgast's new automobile out in Los Angeles the other night while Ad was in a hotel The day the machine was found one wheel torn ot and the engine wrecked Jim Sullivan, jthe British middle- eight champion, has retired from the little arena Sullivan was the holder of (he Lonsdale belt, emblematic at the championship He has returned belt to Lord Lonsdale, the donor Since the announcement that Billy Papko has placed himself under the management of Jimmy Dime there has been much diacusdon as tq whe- ther Fapke will stole to come back after the poor showing he made in the few bouts he has fought in tho two years Billy's reversal'o( 'orm was a big surprise to many of tiie'boxing experts. When in Lethbridge Stay at the Hotel Alexandra W J. Itokit Proprietor H. Strictly up Telephones in every Tloom Individual Bath Rooms Commercial sample. Rooms First Class Cafe in Connection Auto Bus Meets all Trains men's lun- a specialty, 12 to C. A. have de- should beT'foTthe athletics these davs, and we are more than pleased to know that they Intend devoting a share of their energy to the upbuilding of the Soccer code A good schedule of games can be arranjed in this division, and we would venture the opinion here and now that the quality of football played by the second division will not be very far. if at all. below, that-shown- in the premier division. There is an opportunity for some prominent sport supporter In tils oitv to earn the thanks of the the second division by presenting a. trophv lor competition While believe the Soccer boys play for tne love of rhe sport, a "cup1 for the champions adds that zest to the game which ensuies it a permanent place among the pastimes of the city. The entrv of the church organizations into the Soccer field Is a most hopeful sign of the thes can be assured that they, too, are heartily welcome In these dav-s of muscular Christianity, aie rightly re- as being within the scope of the Church's activities, and the healthy mind In the healthy body, such as can be obtained bv a moderate participa- tion in the game of football, te a decided factor in the upbuilding of our Mercer are bubbling over with an i finitely decided to enter a team, to make up the quartette thuslasm, honestly believing that can now be in a position to put a team in the field are not a and it would pos- sibly be unwise, to reveal the actual strength of the toun at this stage of same but believe me, if the other.towns in this neck of-the woods liave-r-teams of corresponding calibre, the .Brewery cup will certainly take a. Jauht.south of the Taber, Lethbridge and- Piucher Creek lines. It is understood that Cardston is anxious to organize a league com prising teams from Warner, Stirling, Raymond. Magrath and Cardston The secretary of the Cardston club, F. {Burton, Ink splasher on the Globe, has written -the local -association -io'tha effect, adding that it would be advfe able to call a meeting in one of th towns to a combination THE FASTEST ORDER SAME BETWEEN CHINOOKERS AND P. C. STAFF RESULT IN DRAW, 1'. 0. staff and Chinook Whist lea- guo teams met in u friendly mixture on -the Ovcrsea'B ground last night, the same resulting in a draw 1-1. The inall'sllngers were early on the at tack and from n combined rush of the forward line scored through Gurr. Shortly after Russoll (P, 0.) had hard luck with 8, long shot that struck the and rebounded Into play. Tho 'Trumps" had tho better of the game n tho second half and kept the-IV 0. jn tho defence, eventually scoring -hrough Oliver. The final whittle ilew with the score as stated. leasue, Jackson, P. Turubull and Dill; Walker .and H. Mclllvona; Mclllvena. J. Hendrle, 0. rurnbull, Oliver, D. Thompson. P. 0. G. Massoii and White; RusBsilland A. .Masson; Hug- gett, Ledingham. A. Gurr, A. Lothian and R. Lochlon. nation The organization of this particular oranch of Lutflbriuge i racc BIG AEROPLANE Chicago, May tentative rout- ing of the American Grand Circuit aeroplane race, through the middle west, in control of tlie Aero club ot iVmerica arid the Acra club of Illin- ois, was announced today. It shows a circuit As now sched- uled tlie aeroplanes will .go from Chicago to Cedar Rapids, la., to Des Moines, to Omaha, to Lincoln, to St Louis, to Indianapolis, Io Cincinnati, to Columbus, to to Tole- do, to Detrojt, to Chicago. A possi- bility is a finish acioss the lower end of Lake Michigan, a distance of 60 miles over water. Word .was received today that an agreement-had been reached with the Wright brothers (hat the latter would not interfere .with foreigners or Amr ericans qniering this contest or the Gordon-Bennett world's 'championship I i rit Complete Supply House RE-ENFORCING SPECIALTIES Expanded Metal, Twisted Triangle Mesh, Perfection Moan, Metal Studs awl Herringbone Metal Lath new Idea In'floor and roof construction: Duplex Joist Hungers, Pott Caps and Bases FANCY BRICK AND TERRA ;FACINO Hydratlle, Dchydratlne, The .successful waterproofing4: material Wo make a specialty of Floor and and--Marble Worki The Western Supply Eqaipment Co., Ltd. 312.4th StrMt, South. 1 Phone 1044 BASEBALL IN THE BIG LEAGUES Results of Games 'Brooklyn supplanted Pittiburg in fifth place In the National League esterday and Detroit did 'the same w Standings Today Chicago American .th Cleveland In the American- Those Boston were tho oulj changes in the two bi Washington g leagues as a. result of the games Philadelphia vvhlch. were featured :by phenomlnal Detroit y, big scores. Three-games vYsre.r'e- jOloS-eland jorted National, Cincinnati, and St. Louis St. Louis evidently not playing. All Niyr York games in. the American were played. The game between -the Athletics and evy' York was a D etroit walked Into Cleveland Io tho I Cincinnati 706 10 S 625 0 b 600 97 564 10 474 7 8 167 5 11 313 ,4 11 National time of and. in the National B smothered Boston socce'r Is, understand, well under waj St Cvprlan's Church, m tlie iouth of the city, and St Andrew's Church, in the uoiti, have alieadj made "t the -sndv ta 554 Knny Phurrh has, we believe, 'also made arrangements to get out a team, so that a Sunday school or Church league already assured If we can succeed in getting the youngnter-5 interested in the gsme, football ,n tha ".ill bo here ic stay. -f1 We arc glad to note that the City League through Its president, Mr F T Robins, has publicl; acknowledged the debt footballers owe to that popular Mr C J Eckstorm, who has given permission to the clubs to use the Park free of all cost to them for their games during the season is fortunate in possessing a man of the type of Mr Eckstorm, who does aot'care'to >hat trouble or expense he goes in order that good, clean sDorti-mAfebi-beneHted. and when football becomes the great game in Can ada'tnat bonnd tOibeeome in the course of time, no little credit will he due to like- Mr Bckltorm, who at the present growing time are spon'SlSg time and money W tite interest of the sport. The players can show tneir appreciation of Mr Eokstorm's action bv seeing to it that noth :ng but good clean football Is served up at the Uhletlc Grounds, and that :he games are free from, "hooliganism" of an> kind, so that all Lethbridge may attend the football matches this jear and see nothing, can offend. may attend the football matches this yeat, and see or hear nothing that can offend. Moanwhile what are the football authorities doing about securing play colnmodation for future seasons' %Ve cannot have the ballpark much longer in the ordinary course of events, and the loss of a ground so admlr- Will be much felt bj the league Bark' I the, _ that fhe soccer DHs er is at least as -ytell provided for at.the new as is r remember rightly, accommodation lor the.footba ere, and It wlll'Le necessary for the'league executive What abotrt Henderson footballer was pro- to see to it port any' other brpucb of w f The local football authorities believe in taking time by the forelock, and, we understand, have already sent In Lethbrldge'a entry for me Dominion championship competition, to be played this year at Wirnipeg, in jury Ihe trophy attached to this competition is, of course, the I'llople SUeld, at pro sent held by the Hlllhurst team, of Calgary Mr Geo-ge A Parker, the. founder of this competition is, we hope, a thick-skinned gentlemen more un. kind tJiinga have been said about Parker In the two years or so than about any other man we know Especially by ihen, Calgary always does get peevish if don't get all that ihu ijlinks coming to itr m line Tho ileit aBiertioii that Tarkjr nas to answer Is that Illiuhftt did not tel It. fJh share of v' o receipts iron) last years chain ilonihip tourney at 'loronto "arkor, I on ever, i'milutlc that mey uid, md tha w hole thing may "end up in the courts The sltnMon regarding the People Shield competition is, of course, unsatisfactory 'Such a- tournev Is altogether too big" and too important to be managed solely by, one man, and be movement now on foot, both in the East and In the West; to form a Do nlnlon'Tootball Amodation, is decidedly a step in the direction And to note that the Alberta Association right in and doing ill can to bring about ihis miieh-to consummation, Lethbridge football is alt the for departure of Mr "Bob' Mac iay the popular secretary of the Caledonians, who, we undersUndi left yes- M-day 'for Vancouver vhere he to reside "Bob" will berTJght In his ilement in suoh a football country as the Coast and the good of ivery rootbtlter in goes with him to his new sphere The Gordon-Bennett race will be held Sent. '9...and the Grand Circuit will begin probably scversl days lat- er. In.the meantime> an aviation meet will in Chicago. BASEBALL The valuable tran in young -McKechnie.'r He can play any of the Infield positions and play ihem well ii The Athletics .ares almost as badly crippled as the Phillies.-: Jack Lapp, one of their mainstays behind the bat, is laid up with illness Christy Alathewsoa will retire irom .he-'diamond when he finds that his itsefulness as a Giant lias passed Christy .will' no.tjoplay In the minor eagues. American 16-5 St. Louis St. Louis 102 000 10 3 Detroit all 034 17 2 Frill, Nelson, Bailey and Stephens and Krichell; Dtibuc and Onslow. 18-6 Athletlci New York Boston Chicago Brooklyn Pittsbtirg Philadelphia St., Louis MARKETS 000 050 G 15 731 030 15 New .York Philadelphia Caldwell, Shears and Street; Wil- liams, Brown, Krtiae, Salmon, Plank and 7-6 White Sox Chicago.....020 200 S 1 Cleveland 010 000 0 3 Benx, and Block; .Mitchell and Easterly. 5-1 Washington Boston 000 000 13.4 Washington 300 100 5. 7 1 Bushelmnu and Carrlgaa; Johnson and Ainstnith. BULLETINS WHITE CUUill Until .TElMiilrTLTI. The Royal Line MONTREAL' V 'QUEBEC TO BRISTOL, ENGLAND Shorten Route to London on Floating 'St- Lawrcnco .Sailings RMS Rojal Edward May 15 RMS Royal George May 29 RMS Royal Edward s June 12 T t Rates ot Passage 1st class 2nd class' and upwards 3rd class Bristol or London J32.50 Ask any railway or steamship agent for Illustrated Booklets rates, etc, or write ATT T1AVTS GENERAL 11. AIAV1B, AGENT, WINNIPEG Or S.B.MITCHELL, Agent. C.P.R., Edmonton Scribe Shows Calgary Up as Hog Town of West Frank' Mcl'hefson, apoiling editor ii Journal, is: swing- ng. the'axe with a these days The axe that Mac wields has some edge, too 'lit'has navl occasion to 'lei-It-'tall on the necks o! that bri gaile of pirates in the hog town to the north, near The .Edmonton papen the deal hantled them ate riled over by the Bron- cho combination in the matter ot the Western Canada league schedule, and the Journal spake thusly has been called 'the Hog Town of Jthe West' and that, title just about suits the so-called sports of that city 16 a'nlcety There In in- tercity competition in baseball, hock- ey, soccer, bowling, basketball and curling anil-In every one ot these branches of stwrt, with the single ex- ception ol baikclball, there has been _ trouble, -i r trom the days wlicn Hill Carney jofkcved Edmonton out ot a to this spring, when 1'rcsi- j dent Johnston gavc'the locals a raw journejcd (o Calgary to play lor the National 8-6 Philadelphia Philadelphia 501 000 000 York 100 102 Oil 6 15 4 Alexander and- Graham; Ames, Wil- tse, .Marquard, Mathewson and My ers 144 Brooklyn Boston 000 000 4 6 i Brooklyn 000..100 15 2 Hess and Gowdy; Biicker and Phelps 9-8 Chicago 30100040000 0 Chicago 020 032 001 fl 15 1 Camhiti, 'Jjefleld, "Hendrix and Gib- son; Cheney, Richie and Coal. International 11-6 Toronto Baltimore ..002 111 .14 1 Toronto......-. 110 251 14 2 Frock, Dygert, Atkins and Knenow; Winters and Wilson, 7-2 Jersey Cjty Newark .000 000 2 C 3 Jersey City 401 010 7 10 2 Rex, Dent. Lee and Bergen; SwKt and Wells and Rondeau. Association .4-2 Minneapolis Louisville 000 100 2 51 Minneapolis 000 220 4 10 4 Snyder and Spencer; Young and Ow- ens. 3-0 Indianapolis Indianapolis 000 100 8 0 St. Paul 000 000 0 5 3 Kimball and Clark; Thomas and Murray 7-2 Milwaukee Columbus ...101 000 277 Milwaukee Oil 100 7 1 1 Cooper'and Smith; Nicholson and Marshall: The S- O D P C will ha-ve a prac- tice match on the Barracks grounds oh Tuesday evening, between their blue and white, teams. :.'Line-up -.will appear in Monday's Msue1 OVERSEAS FOOTBALL CLUB A practice of the ..Overseas Club will he held on Wednesday ov enmg at p.m., on 'the ground north of (.he track and from now on until further notice a practice will be, held Monday and Thursday HUDSON BAY The staff of Campbell, 'Wilson Home challenge the staff, of the Hud- son Bay Co to a game of footbull any place, and date. Tailenders to .donate bos of oranges to. Gait Hospital ply to Box-. 671, .City, WINNIPEG MARKETS Winnipeg, May wheat mar ket, open and. close, May, bid May, new July 104% 104% 106 104% 104% 100 July .the man'in -front of the house 40% 47% 43% Tuly EY. No. 1' Feed, May May 135 July Cash Prices No. No. 2, Northern No. 3 Northern No. 4 No. 5 No G Feed: pats- No 2 C M......., No 3 C W Extra Fe.ed No 1 Feed Feed: Minneapolis Wheat >.v Open Northwestern have alwaji, been tpjing to have juit a "percentage troubles oi last sea- son over the Allan Cup and the Out- law league o( Fred.Gravelle aie too recent to need any uplaintng "In final gamo in Cal their expenses, nor have they been paid yet "In bowling, the Calgary Gallics tucil to run the Lethbridge bowling tournament, and by practicing two days, and bowling their five-men team event when they felt like Vancouver Portland j Spokane Tacoma 2 1 fi 12 7 8 0 3 May July'.-1 September Seattle-Victoria: Rain. 1 1 01 May 81 luly September 3 US Open 108% 47% 43K 135 194% 10414 96% 79 66% 53 49 HK 421J, 41 BO Close 111% 114 107K Close 11C34 112% I089J gary found Edmonton and Calgary' managed to carry on the provincial tied for the championship 'I'he Tigers championship Ihcn imporfi-d Hull Ritchie Iroinj "In curling Hie t'a_lgary curlers re Hand, and almost by his alone ftiscil Io send up any rinks to the- won Ihe Big J'out championship Greater Edmonton 'spiel, though IhS In soccei the Swills Canadian team loc-ils had done their bes'trto make the provincial 'spiel in Calgary "4 success c "True, games in ev- ery of sport, but its methods are the "win at any cost" ones, and arc beginning to pall pn a people who like sport lor sport's, sake Edmonton if given the reputation in Calgary of U'e people of this citv generally hive something tj> kick about whca Calgary m tin RUBBER SOLES DM question BRITISH CANADIAN TRUST GUARANTEE COMPANY ACTS AS: TRUSTEE, EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR ASSIGNEE AND RECEIVER MONEY TO LOAN ON FIRST MORTGAGES AGREEMENTS OF SALE. PURCHASED Conybeare Block Lethbridge, Alta J. S. Maxtor, Manager REACH 1 RECORD MARK; (Weekly stoel, letju furnufhed i. Whalcy, J Receipts lot the past arc at follows hop sheep 167 calves 54, as compared with 063 entile, 2850 hogs, 160 sheesi and 38 the previous week, inis-hcd kinds to (ill immediate vvints. An advance of about 35 cents per hundred was made on all butcher grades. A top of 7cents; was made Ibis week on sojne. -well finished kinds. Medium grades ol butchers have sliaietl in the general advance, but common and thin cattle are nob' wanted at any higher, values. Tlie bulk of the best miied butchers havs sold around 50 to medium grades of mUedcattle from J5.25 to common kinils to J4.50. The bull trade has- been slow and- prices are a shade easier than last vvtek Qood medium1 bologna bulls arc selling around to. with the choice- handy weight bulls Irbm. to Choice milkers and sunngers in good ileirrand at to head higher, We- quote as follows, delivered, led. and watered milkers and' springers, common Io medium milkers and springers, to tiS OC extra choice stoerV and heifers, 1200 ibs. up, to choice butcher steers 'and heifeis, 13 (o 40 fair to good butcher steers and heifers, to. 75 good (o choice biitchctteows, SI 50 to mecjium Scows., and heltets, 10 to common cows, to '.'bulls ?1 25 to common Ho medium bulls, to No jliange in veals, choicp selling and the common" and'-heavy from S5.00 to A keen demand has been m evi- dence for hogs the past week and prices have been climbing at a rate such as is seldom seen at this or any other market. Hogs at the be- veslerday and today ginning of tlie week were s'elllng at 75 and it like ten'cent hogs before the end pi the -week Receipts' aie (ar short of the demand No siicep and lambs on sale, but there is some enquiry For good mut- ton and we would like to hear from- regarding Re some of our sheep men what you have on hand LETHBRIDGE MARKETS The pievailmg opinion among local ;produce dealers today with regard to the butter market is that within the next ten dajs or so the_price will take a tumble Housekeenets will welcome this, as for some time pa t it has been quite difficult at all. times to get good butter at any price. Strictly new laid eggs will remain firm, in price at 30 cents per dozen for while yet. s Green vegetables continue to arrive daily with no appreciable change m prices v No 1 Northern No. 2 Northern No. 3 Northern No 4 No.. 5 No C No. 1 Alberta Red No. No J Alberta Red No 4 Alberta Red No.-5 Alberta'Red No C Alberta iRed 3 No f4 Bran, per Ion Shorts, per ton Oats, per sacked Rolled oats Rutter and Eggs. Tfalryr butter Creamery --butter Eggs, fresh Vcaetablei: Potatoes, per. cwt. Potatoes, per .ton Beets, per Ih..... lairots, per Ib. Turnips, per Ib. Cabage, per IbN Celeiy, per pound 10.84 081 0.7C 070 059 0.46 0.76 YO 70 059 046 0.51 0.46 00 2300 3100 ilS.OO -1B6 to J.OO .to n.M ...4. 0.314 .j 0.13 Parsnips, per pound Cattle on the Hoof: Steers, per pound 0.06 Cow, per pound-. M% Dresaed, per pound 0.11 Iheep: ewt. t.M Dremed, per ewt. ll.M Hogg; Uremed, per Ib. 0-12 .lie, per cwt oultry: Geese, lire Turkeys Fowl.............. Clicks............ Hay. Cultivated hay, in Hulk 1640! -ilk ;