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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Satnitfay, May THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY _ ____ SOCCER GOSSIP OF THE MOMENT Games in the Big Leagues NATIONAL At R H E .Boston 7 I .New York 9 'l- Pattern and Raridiia: Ames, Wiltse and Wilson. At R H E Pittsburg 3 St. Louis 10 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION HANK At R H Ei .Milwaukee 11 41 Toledo 11 0, Graham and Marshall; Robinson and Rapp. At St. R H E St. 6 12 7 Columbus 13. 4 O'Toole and Kelly; Leiohardt and Arbogast. At Kansas R H GRIFFIN DIES Arbor, Mich., the colored heavyweight, who acquired fame for his battles with Jack Joimson and Jim Jeffries, is dead at his home here, after an attack nearly LOCAL FOOTBALL REVIEW Written Especially For The Herald Griffin, who was 41 years old, re- ceived a 20-round decision over John- son on one occasion, later fig. Indianapolis 5 Powell and James; Cheney, Morse '-work in and Carlsch and 'McCarthy. i 'asl At Minneapolis- R H BRITISH BEAT AMERICANS Lakewood, N. J., May tie last and Gibson; Steele and Bres- Minneapolis D nahan-' i LouisvUlo 030-.020 000-5 11 2 j international polo' garni At R H E Altroch and Dawson; Newton, Lin- the Brit: Chicago 2 7 10 Cincinnati 10 1 Griffin, Foxen, Reulbach and Kling; Keefe and Clarke, At R H E daman and 'Orendorff. NORTHWESTERN At today gal- loped away with a whirlwind victorv Both teams were slow in turning out, neither seeming to care whether ttigy- played th'at night or the next, and when the whistle blew for. the kick-off both teams were short 'of two or three men. The game could not be called a good one, although the men worked hard, and on the whole it was a poor exhibition of the same, and quite a lot below league form. Everyone seemed to be out for, a "-and team work was nearly forgotten. S.O.E.. 4; The strong south-west wind last night .made good football almost impossible, but a very interesting match was played on the latter club's ground. The 'Sons had hard luck in the first half, ag the wind was blowing half a gale, and kicking had little on the other hajad the Westminsters had the chance of their lives, as the "wind blew into tie goal from the right wing. The shot they put through was a dandy, taken, from the far. side of the half-way line, .and Coles stepping out was badly deceived. In the second half, by .one, of vagaries of fate, the wind nearly died The Scotch goalie was seldom called upon, but Stowe, the 0. S. custodian i awav and bettcr foctb'an was possible and it was soon seen that tie Sons frafm ATlt IV ml nut nn .Q ,_ __ i was -tested frequently and put up a good show. Brennan and McKay both seemed off color, and for some reason com- pletely ignored the presence of their o.utside left, .who was kept running up and down the field, but very seldom did the ball-come his way. Many were over an American scratch team by a the chances thrown away, and time and time again the inside right would score of 6 goals to a quarter of a goal.) pass to outside right-and lose it when a long pass to outside left, where Cox The cup challengers in splen- was all'alone, seemed the natural thing to do. R H EJdid form and smothered their Ameri- 5 3 Vancouver i 7 -Philadelphia- Brooklyn i. 10 1 Portland 6 Shultz and Dooin; Barger and Ber- gen. 21 can opponents with speed. li goals were well earned. All their Cates and Lewis: Garrett and Har- Tie. At Scokaae R H E AMERICAN At R H E Washington...... 7 2 Philadelphia 11 1 Otey, Groom and Ainsmit'h; Plank and Thomas. At R H E Cleveland 4 0 Chicago 6 1 West and Land; Lange and Payne. At New. R H E New York 6 11 1 JJoston 15 Spokane 6 10 5 a farce, St. 'Louis being beaten with 5 10 4 j ridiculous ease. In the sixth and sev- VVillis, Kraft and Hasty; Higgins'enth innings every Pittsburg. player -vent to bat. In the seventh' inning, R H Ejvith the 'bases full, Wagner put the 1 2 4 i ball over the fence for a home run. 5 S li St. .Louis used 15 players. The only exciting period of the game was during- the latter part of the second half, when the Callies tried all they knew to break up the 0. S. defence, but .luck, was against them and they could not get through. Sizing up the two teams in a word or two, the pui. up the The Pittsburg game Thursday was! weakest exhibition that we have seen from them in a'long The Over- WAGNER HIT OVER FENCE and Burns. At Victoria STANDING OF THE CLUBS NATIONAL Won Lost P- C. 14 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION CANADA LEAGUE GAMES SASKATOON EASY FOR COWPUNCHERS AGAIN Galgary, May to 2 was the re- sult of the ball game, bur. the feature of Crockett, Abies aiia Sweeney and n Walsh; F. Smith, Hall and York er Chicago Cincinnati .Detroit at St Louis, no game sched- 'Boston Brooklyn St. Louis 11 11 5 EASTERN At R H S Montreal' C 1 .Baltimore 7 2 Detroit Dubuc and Curtis; Dygert and At R H E 'Philadelphia 9 Rochester 2 S j Chicago 9 ifrovidenee 6 l-i NGW- "York 3 and Mitchell; Sline andjWashington 7 Maroney and Rondeau (11 innings.) Cleveland 7 Other games cancelled, rain. {St. Louis 4 6 7 S 13 13 10 Minneapolis .figs i .647 j Kansas City .611 i Columbus Paul .350; Louisville .27.8: Toledo ___ Indianapolis AMERICAN Won Lost P. C., 17 2 .855''Rochester 10 8 S S EASTERN Won Lost P. C.! the last evening performance was the .857 j debut of our esteemed and respected townsman, Dr. B. Bam stead, who worked in Calgary clothes for the first time since the early days of 1909, and ball so wisely and well that the iruit gatherers against whom he stacked 'didn't have a look in as far as winning a game went, and didn't have very much fun during the afternoon either: Barney pitched a very enter- taining game, and held the enemy 18 11 9 S S 9 S 5 3 9 9 8 9 11 12 15 .550 .500 .471 .450 -400 Won Lost P- C. 10 10 13 14 .556 i Toronto 8 .52U Providence 7 'Baltimore 7 c .412 Buffalo 5 .350 Newark 3 .222; Jersey City 2 .667 .538 time. Altogether he pitched a pretty nifty class of baseball from start to finish. Saskatoon AB R. H PO A E Murphy' ss. were quite a bit the better However, the Westminsters played a plucky game, and by no means did the Sons ,have matters all their own way. Sum- ner played a good game in goal, and J saved many difficult Gurr was a bit too clever for him, and his. two goals were beauties, S.umner admitting that he "never saw them'." The S. 0. E. have, no doubt, -one of the best forward lines seen in. this city, and if they improve with practice, as they should, will take a lot of beat- ing. The goals scored .by. WiUets and. Holberton were some class. Coles, the new goalie, handled but he' was not -given a. good test, and it Is impossible.' to say yet what kind of a man he is. The Overseas had a game on Thursday night, the "sortsba" taking a rise out of the first team -br a score of two to nil. The schedule issued -by the City Football League-is of necessity -quite a. lot shorter this season than last, due to a large estent to the -so-called sport centre of the city, the Y. M. C. A. failing to enter their team again. This is but cannot be the season will be extended the games for the Wright Charity Shield and the District League. 5 0 1 0 4 McCallen, 2b...... 5 0 1 2 1 Welsh, rf......-.-. 4 0 1 l 0 Trainer, cf........ 3 1 2 2 0 Gregain, Ib...... 3 0 0 6 0 Deakin, If........ 3 0 0 0 0 Willard, 3b....... 4 0 0 1 l Carney, c........ 4 0 0 11 1 Pinney, p......... 3 1 2 0 0 34 2 7 Calgary Moran, cf. 4 O'Brien, ss....... 5 1 And on that district League I want to say a word. The challenge 0 by Colernan during the past week seeaas to me to suggest that the teams in 0 Lethbridge are scared: to "arrange-matches out of town, and the formation, ol 1 I such a league would be the-best way of showing that Lethbridge is ready to take on all comers. In addition, Grassy Lake is very anxious, because.they know they have some good material, and the town is willing to help- the team. 1 Cardston wants to get in; and 1 don't think Taber would 1 the time comes to organize.' Macleod remains silent up 0 0 5 AB R H PO A E down to seven swats, five of them oc-j Wilson, If........ 4 curring with even regularity during the j Chandler, 2b. first-five innings, and the last two in Flanagan, rf. the'last when.the 155 didn't really care so much, 4 4 Morgan, Ib....... 5 for the Martin, 3b. 4 .4551 game was ours, safely and securely. .250 the pan early in the game .222 j and was very tame during the whole Stanley, c........ 2 Barnstead, p. 2 34 9 27 10 3 out, hit by batted ball. Saskatoon G10 000__2 Calgary ..............100 231 EDMONTON WINS AGAIN Edmonton, May "made j It two o-ut of three against the' Robin i Hoods tonight by winning the third J and best game of ,the present series. j The feature of the game was Br-en- nas'o home run in the eighth with the oases full. The score: MOOSE AB R H 0 A like to suggest to the.City.Executive that they call e. meeting the next two weeks of all clubs in and that they be asked to. send one or two delegates withpower to act, in tile of.a District League Once-started, it would not be'difficult to keep going. While there is so much talk ol! -publicity in the city, the business ;men; might do well to take a leaf out of Calgary's book, and take a little Interest, in a team-representing is known the Dominion-over .for. its football teams, Caledonians and Hillhurst. We have just as good'material right here, -and if we are fortunate .enough to get through the Bennet Shield this- year and have to send a team to the Dominion Fair at Regina for'the People's Shield, look at 'the advertising Lethbridge will get. The Executive might start the ball rolling by picking a "Lethbridge" team as soon as possible, fix on the colors and place an order ior sweaters right away. Let .us do our utmost to make our city-known by ita .football team as well as its coal, wheat and wind. And now, all ye soccer enthusiasts, remember Tuesday, the opening game- of the League. Go to the ball park in crowds and let the' that their efforts to "get a good ground are appreciated-. Over- seas on Tuesday, and tie Callies. and Westminsters on Thursday. at 6.30. Admission 2oc. Ladies aid children free. 'Kelly, cf.......... 5 0 2 [Dickinson, rf 5 0 0 I Hurley, Ib 3 1 1 Fournier, c 4 1 l IBeck, 4 0 0 1C.......... 4 i 2 j Fitzgerald, 2b 3 0 0 Harper, ss i 0 0 Collins, p 4 2 2 Totals.......... 36 5 AB R Mills, ss 4 1 JMackin, 2b 3 1 I Dudley, if......... 3 1 (Burr, cf.......... 4 1 JGox, rf........... 4 1, 3b 4 1 'Baxter, -1-fa 4 0 0 12 Sorenson, c 4 1 1 4 Whisman, p 3 0 0 0 Totals 33 7 726 AB Hchaefer, Ib 3 Holmes, 3b ........3 E'-Fry, 2b........... 3 Snath, rf Leroy, c Kossuck, c. iMcGraw ,lf rV'iNNiP.EG WINS THIRD: BRANDON PROTESTS GAME I Brandon, May (Maroons made it two out Winnipeg of three Letejher, cf 4 4 voii'p p .........2 ".JHorrow 1 R H 0 0 0 2 1. 1. 0 1 0 1 Ot 0 0 0 0 Totals 33 4 8 24 '9 2 for Void in the sixth. Winnipeg Brandon WESTERN CANADA .Won Lost P. C. Calgary 3 0" 1.000 Winnipeg '.2 1 -666 Edmonton 2 1' -666 Moose Jaw 1 2 .333 Brandon 1 2 .333 Saskatoon 0 '3 .000 nfOTDIPT DiMKiii T T 1 fTTF fT'TIPFif If f1 LEAGUE SCHEDULE When two teams of the district bass- ball league are playing, A- neutral club will be required to- sapplj" an untfrt fcr Mbcb The fol- lowing ta Mlwiute of and umpires. games by landing the last contest ofi the first home series from the Bran-j i don Angels last night, 6 to 4. The! i visitors knocked two twirlers off thei Team Selected for League Game Tuesday A meeting of the committee of the jslab. and Bill Morrow used every Club was held in the office [including himself with the exception thc secretary, T. W. Clarke, on -Mon- jof Heinrichs in an endeavor to evening last when some very im- Timely hitting in the third, 'rasiness was put through. D. j fourth and fifth innings by the A j_ BiacKhume, George 'gerg.was responsible for their JTurnbulJ and P. L.