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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRTDGE DAIIAr HERALD Important Court Decision in Favor of Boxing Handed Down by Los Angeles Judge Detroit Running A way in the Rochester Leads Toronto in Eastern CONDITIONS MARRED OPENING THE CITY FOOTBALL LEAGU1 Hitting Hard as Ever S. O. E. Winners High Wind Spoilt Opportun- ities for Combination Playing Flashes of Good Work appear ragged. but the greatest mis- Kay found the exact location of the take of the whole game appeared to be js OR net kjcked the lack of close checking: Men on both sides would stand calmly by while an opponent kicked the ball. saying that the ball went through the side of the net behind the post. ball During the first half the ball was con- The ruled otherwise, how- tinuaily in p. S. territory and only ever- and the stood 2-1.- Heart- the fjtrong kicking of Home on their ened UP b7 this success, the 0. S. back" division saved a score on sev- kept pegging away and the whole S. om Timeien" occasions. GIUT rushed once .indjO.E. team was drawn in front of 1 had a good chance to score, but t'neir goal, and put up a strictly de 'tO lime in Evidence' Lstr.we and Home got in his way game. That was the .way they r i cleared. rushed and tried tojwere stacking up when the whistle jhead the ball in, but aimed too high. blew. and the first game of the sea- the story in brief Of the foot- Muir (A a biff on the j son came to an end. i r g( a on e Fros_ ame at the AtUetfe Park last jcu3i which him w thc bad Arnold handled the whistle. and i fair dicacion ofjfor the time being. but he came Uhere wasn't much that got past Games in the Big Leagues NATIONAL At New R pj 8 Chicago 7 Mathewson and Myers; Brown and Standing of Clubs Today NATIONAL j Philadelphia Wttsburg New York Chicago t.. Cincinnati Boston Won Lost P. C. teamB' I through in a couple of minutes and'iim- He had the men well'in hand. It was the arse gamei of tfce season the samc. Gree the cop land kept the game moving as fast as ana nothing very brilliant was ex- bc 0 s VQt in -ome possible considering the .wind.. peeted. Nothing very brilliant hap- m ome pened either, to tell the truth. The but toward the ('ad cr ,thc game was ragged in spots, and just Ithe half old-timer Chiswick, the satisraction Ot knowing that about fas: enough to keep some of the !eran oi' scars on the football! the-v m the game, and will keep men from freezing in the chilly breeze field, made a fine rush and scored the a little faster all season, th-at, waited over the field from the j first goal of the season for the S.O. The west. The wind in fact spoiled the j E. The wind had died down game. Combination was nest to im-jablv by that time and the S.O.E. possible, and the ball was continually seemed -to find themselves, for in out_of grounds. The linesmen had !about three minlltes A. Glirr caTne tceir work cut out for tnem and chas- -i tnroucn witii tne ea tne leather to everv corner of the lot. They had no trouble at all in aRwher-orer tne pan. .Score Kiing. At :Philadelphia 4 Pittsburg 12 3 Hr Rowan. -Chalmers and Dooin: Adams roouyQ and b'ibson. At R H E Boston.......... G 1 Cincinnati 9 i''Detroit Tyler, Brown -and Graham: and Clarke. j Philadelphia 9 At R H York 9 6 6 7 10 S 13 12 1C .727 .700 .650 .524 .500 .381 .294 AMERICAN Won ..........21 _.. JJIU Sherwood Magee is the great hitter of (Brooklyn the Philadelphia National. He is going ,'St. S 1' Washington along this year at his usual fast clip and wants to lead the league again Overseas Stowe Green Home ing stuff ?avis 'Shaw Mathias. Brennan. Miii: j-2 to 0 for the Sons. Half-time was 1 Mooney. 0 IN AND SPOILT GAME and Pirates were goin keeping But at tuat tne game was not the voret that has ever been played in Lethbridge. It was not expected ,_w tbat midseason ball would be played !a repetition of the first. The S-O E 's But at times there xvere flashes the wind against' them were good torm_on both sides and if to Dlav and called a minute later without; any further damaee. r r, J Clark, Willetts, Heathfield, The second period was practically j Alcock, Holbertou, ditions. had been at all favorable the game would have been a fairly inter- esting exhibition. Luck probably was on the side of the S. O. E. They start Stowe had.very little to do. Clark took a ride on an 0. S. back and was called foul, and although the C. Chiswick A. Gurr, Firth. Farris, H. Gurr, ..Coles S. O. E. and Miller.. like a house afire last evening when jthe football league teams butted in, land the game had to be called in the sixth innings witih the score standing 8 to S. it was a telling game in the school baseball league. The Tigers are lead- Rucker, Ryan and Bergen; S and Bresnahan. AMERICAN At R H E Cleveland 1 Boston 11 West, Mitchell and Land; Hal] and 'Nunamaker. At -Detroit Karger, R H E -10 14 1 York 033 Works and Stanage; War-hop and Sweeney. No other games scheduled, in the Aonerican league. Louis.......... 5 Lost P. C. 9 9 10 10 11 15 16 JOHNSON IN NEW YORK PALE AS A -COAL BfN WITH BLACK CATS ANO WEARING GOLDEN SMILE New York, May Jack Johnson recently completed .474 .444 -348 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Minneapolis........ is Milwaukee........ 13 Columbus.......... ii Kansas City ___... 12 St. Paul........... 11 Louisville n Toledo 9 Indianapolis 7 Won Lost P. C. 9 10 9 10 10 12 15 17 Francisco, he (has of that prison. Pallor that you read -so: much about He is still the color of the toside of a coal mine at 12 o'clock at night dur- jlng a total eclipse of the moon. In I addition to the famotig golden smile, 'the champion sported aa onotinoua diamond stud, a striped suit and a white iat with a black 'band. The Johnson feet were incased in a pair of tan wardrobe trunks with hand-serred seams. said the champion to the reporters, "I suttinly is glad to this yere old toTrn agin. The next time I goes a-piroptin' around in my lit- tie gasloine buggy, foreskin.' speed lows .5451! sure expects to ptek oat a. state .524 j aiu't had no favorite sons tfcat .478 .667 .565 .375 '.292 EASTERN Won Lost P. ed off kicking down hill, with the doKQ to the S-0-E- goal, doin Green ot his snd wind on their backs to aid them i and the Overseas boys had to to the. other way. and hard to hold them down in the first ia chance to manhandle the ball a lit- hall- Then in the second period, the sun did not bother the S. 0. E. so tie without being caught. The ball .Son-ward again, but was much, and the wind died down to a j cleared. the SOE did considerable extent. Naturally these j some good kit-tin- against the' wind thzngs playea ior the Sons and the d time anfi aoifl Dulled Ms team nest mated could easily tell a differ- out ertt tale.' i As stated above, the S. O. E. won the, toss and elected to kick Tvith the wind, and the s.un. Brennan for the Overseas kicked off the first ihe 19 away. There were a continual Suddenly it dawned on the 0. S. that they were 2 down, and -with j about Khminutes to play they to-the fact that they would have to i" 1 season and ihe game was get a double shuffle on ir they f to pull the game out of the fire. They, i" bail of. procession of fouls, free kicks, throw-ins, and went at it and tongs, and it was during this last spell that the goal ki-cks for the first 'twenty min- Home headed over ihe 0.3. -call or So sPectators got all the value for a save, forcing a corner, bur noth- ing came of it. Combination was im- possible and high balls were carried away -back by the wind, making it hard to judge where they would go. The great number of throw-ins caused for their good, close checking and conRination -was seen, the 0. S. gradually working the ball into close quarters to the S.O.E., goal and more than one player was tumbled, on the hard ground. At last, so many delays as tb make the iron, a long shot from the Vide Me- DISMISS FIGHT CHARGES K WoJgast and Memsic Princi- pals Are Public Offence" Los Angeles, Hay boxing bouts-as staged at the Vernon arena here are not prize-fights" within the mean- ing of the law such events, was determined yesterday when Judge Willis, in the superior- court, dis- missed -the charges -against the principals, -promoters-and others concerned in, the vWol- gast-Memsic contest here on 17. In a lengthy decision Jttdge Willis held that "no public offence has been committed." As a result of the decision it is certain that boxing here will be conducted as hereto- fore. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION At R H E 8 Sp-TT ana tle Pirales Iost Rochester 14 Toronto............ 10 Baltimore 10 the league with three wins and no i Ka C. .777 .625 .587 and won two. A win for the Pirates yesterday would have put them on even terms -with the leaders, so it -was a hot battle as far as it went. his usual classy style and he was ably supported by jCatcher. Mason. Simpson pitched an O'Connor. At R H E 5 2 Columbus 8 2 Schliter and Richter; Cook and Be- mis. At R jj jjj Seattle Montreal 5 Jersey City........ 2 9 10 10 NORTHWESTERN Spokane 17 Won Lost P. C. I oiuifusuu pitcneu. an JT. sz. a j excellent game too, .-and' had several :LouisTille...... 14 4 !strikeouts to his 16 6 I 1-tVi m rv J J." GWT.On R3 iTOT" T? 1 11 ,3 on the receiving end got everythisg. Tomorrow the Ramblers and Pirates cross bats at 4.30. On Friday morning fson and Adams. 10 (Arbor Day) picked teams from" jthe High and Public schools wllj play at the Athletic park. The teachers will take part. Baker, Richter, Hall and Vancouver Tacoma Portland Brady, Robin- Victoria S 13 12 14 "I didn't care none about that there Frisco jail. They had. Arthur and they kep' him. "But that's all past and gone. Next week I'm goin' to go into vaudeville agin. I got a new act. I boxes a. lit- tle and I punches the tag some and then I plays the ibull fiddle att' 1 -winds gQp up by singin' a couiple of songs. _467 "Kin I sing? Well, take it from. 7 I kin sing .better'n Jim effrtea. I fcct .333 I can sing better'n Jeffries and Cor- jgf oett both. ___ "I s-alls on June ft for EagJsaifl- I'm goin' to occupy the suit is on that boat Over on the side I'm goin' to do mah act in ville, and maybe I'll fight a little If they's anybody over there flgbt- ln' with." .810 .611 .555 .381 .368 .263 CLARESH BEAT CAYLEY Claresholmi May came to Claresholn? to encounter the locals EASTERN The Rochester team, champions the Eastern League last year, this season at the bottom of the lad- Jder, and after losing the first few igames have steadily climbed to the top of the heap, with a good lead over Toronto in second place. Trigger and Trap At R H E [Toronto 7 2 Providence...... 7 5 Mueller and Phelps; Doyle-and Pet- erson. At Gun Club shoot this evening will be a hummer. A couple of the old- timers hung up a couple of possibles on their (belts last Wednesday evening and now it's up to the young feHows "Will you atend the asked somebody. "Tell yooi the hones' said the champion, "I didn't know Carrie Na- tion wuz over there. But. us Ameri- klns is got to stand' together wfoen -we gits away -frum home." 1-0. The Claresholrn jBaltimore 6 several 11 Adkins and Egan; Pierce and Killi- At Rochester- Jersey City...... R H E 9 6 -thev have not and thev -9 12 3 Kissinger, Mason and Tonneman; today and lost, team has been dormant for seasons, but has now been revived and there seems to be a fair amount of material. Cayley have not hitherto had a team, at least been to Claresholm before, played a strong game, players were obviously very green at f ,r At ,Same" 10 1 There was a strong wind, and with j Montreal 11 1 this advantage Claresholm failed to j -Manning, Johnson and score in the first hajf., though they Dubuc and Curtis. bad several good chances. Their cen- j ___________________________ tre forward was practically a passen- NORTHWESTERN ger and failed to irake. good when he At RHE a few new stunts- they nex-er knew before. The game is away to a good start, and with a shoot coming off on the 24th, up to the members, one and to get into it and work up the neces- sary enthusiasm to keep the ball a-rolling till next September. AT LAST McFanland and Wolgatt Hawo RUNNER ISSUES CHALLENGE A Great Falls runner send a chal- lenge to any Alberta runner for a match from 1; to 15 miles. He signs himself H. W. -M., and will race here or any place for gate and side bet. joe satisfactory. Chicago, May MJcPaAani has. signed an agreement to light Ad Wolrgast, lightweight champion, tea rounds in -Milwaukee on June 9 or 10, or else on Labor Day, Recording to Frank Mulkern, a .promoter-of Milwau- kee. The iagreenient calls for avicFarlftud :o weigh in at 133 pounds at 3 o'clock or 134 pounds at 5 o'clock. 'JVtalkern says he has Wolgast's word that either of the above weights will had a chance. The shooting was a _ o bit -off, and as no long shots were Seattle o taken to speak of the vv ind was of little avail. Cayley once or twice broke away but seldom bothered the Clarftsholm goal-keeper. In the second half, although they had the wind, Cayley seldom were dangerous and Claresholm did a good deal of at- tacking. After Holmes missed an sasy chance it looked as if a pointless draw would result, but a few minutes rom the close Galbraith shot from 20 yards out and scored the only point in the game for Claresholnr. 0. W. -James was referee. The was conducted on both sides in gen- tlemanly fashion. The teams lined up as follows CLARESHOOi-Rowan, Robinson, Provan, Griffiths, Sutherland, Holmes, W. Moffatt, E. MoiTatt, Gal- Ibraith, Wratt, Mur.ro. j CAYLEY W. Newton, Douglas, i 3 10 Spokane gin Vancouver at Portland, rain. PABI-MUTUEL FOE WOODBINF FAMOUS TORONTO RACE TRACF WILL ADOPT NEW SYSTEM OF BETTING Toronto, May work of get ting the "Woodbine grounds in orde for the business of the approaching meeting is proceeding rapidly, and ev- erything will be in readiness for Sloan, J. Hal let, George, Cohen Cas- pell. G. Caspell, C. Douglas, H. Bow- en, W. Newton. more registering boards are in position. the WESTMINSTER LINE-UP The following will be the Westmin-'or confusion. These are black with white figures. and railed passages lead to and from jeach of the twenty-one boards, and the twenty-three pay-off windows, so that there will be no occasion for crowding jster line-up for tomorrow game with the Callies: evening's Goal, Sumner: backs, Seaman and {Whellen: half backs; Urquhart and jHutton: forwards. Stafford, Ten- Horn, Simm and Wright, It is the intention to have some of the members of the staff which will operate the pan mutuels go to Louis- ville for a week's practical experi- ence of the more intricate (part of the ?oric. Imported Worsted Suits For your evenings and is nothing else quite so rich and elegant as Fit-Reform Worsteds, We import the fabrics from tailor every garment throughout by hand. Let us show you some of our novelties, which appeal to all good dressers. 349 McKELVIE McGUIRE. SoIe.Agents for Lethbridge. ;