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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 1915 THE LETHBRIOGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE EVERYBODY WENT TO BALL GAME AT MILK RIVER 24TH SWEETGRASS TEAM WENT DOWN TO DEFEAT AND EXCITING FINISH Milk KiveivMay 25.-1I Iho optim- ism and Rood feeling displayed hero on the. 24th Is to he taken as MS in- dication of the way the people o! tins district are feeling, then there is iiolhing wrong with M.Ik River U is all there and then some. I hcic was no celebration In tho usual ac- ceptance oi the term, but everybody camo out to see a ball game, and even-body went homo satisfied that (they had scon a good ball game, one ihc best that has been seen licre in many vcars. BMIK Hiver heat Sweet Grass's to 2. The dance in Ihc even- ing in Smith Bros, barn was largely attended, and those who took it in say it was one of the best ever. There were about six auto loads from Warner, and as many if not more than that from Sweet Grass, besides countless uugaies and rids from the surrounding country. The hotel accommodation was tax- ed to its limits, but everybody had plentv to eat, and though the mora- ine was showery, the afternoon turn- ed out fine, ideal for playing base- ball We are credibly informed that one Warner lady rooted for Milk- River so strenuously that she was barely able to accept dances in the evening. A feature of tho dance was the presence ol F. S. Lelilngwcll, M. r P and W. S. Ball, tho Conserva- tive candidate for the federal seat. Both gentlemen at the request of Mr. J Mantel gave short addresses during line supper interval, in the order named. Exciting Contest The baseball game was most excit- ing from start to finish, and taking into consideration the laot that the teams had liad very little practice Itbis season, it was a really remark- able exposition of the game. The at- tendance was good about 200 people saw the game and Uiey rooted for all Ithey .were worth. It would hardly be "fair to say that any player excelled and starred in the game, but if any selection could be mode, the honors would undoubtedly so to Berg and Miller. Berg in the ninth camo in with the winning run on a two- base hit by C. Miller, and played rattlfng game all through. Miller lor Sweet Grass caught with a fin- essc that is not often seen in small GIRLS HAND OFMSfflll A close and exciting baseball .match took place at Central school grounds the only thing which made liim unpopular being the ease with which he could find things to kick at. Stat for Milk River also caugh-t rood gam.-, and with practice til--- is no doubt that both .teams would be able to put up an exhibition that would enthuse the ball Fans ot tho two game has been arranged to take place ai Sweet Grass on the 31st, when it is expect- ed that a nig cruwu wm uo irom both iUilk Hiver and Warner. The teams lined up as follows Milk Ib, Riswald 2b, Thompson 3b, Smith ss, McMillan cf, CUTLER AND TAYLOR WRESTLED TO A DRAW Saskatoon, Susk., May After wrestling two hours with out a fall, tho match between .luck Tay-lor and Charlie Cutler 't- was declared a draw. Central irl teams The girls arc BASEBALL NATIONAL W. U P.O. Philadelphia...... 38 II. .681 Chicago..........20 13 .606 Brooklyn......s. .16 16 -500 St. LimiB U, i' .''o" 1'ittsblirg........ 15 16 .484 Uoston....... 15 16 .484 Cincinnati...... 12 17 .414 New York....... 11 17 .303 Chicago II 2 2 3 to i'l. showing great improvement in their play, and the way they hit the ball and run bases would make many of the boys'- teams sit np and take no- tice. The work of the batteries lor both teams is worthy of special .men- tion, the girl catchers taking the hot ones right ofi the bat', and1 without a mask too. A triple play featured the game. The teams lined up as fol- lows Central Beach If, Eva Bisset rf, Cora Cronkito 3b, Ada Murray p, Ethel Kaake Ib, Meta Wellington c, Alice Hardle ss, Emily Boiilton 2b, Norina Mcljeod cf. Galbraitb liarrison p, Dolly Saxon 2h, Lillie Mitchell In, Jean Logan c, Lena Bailloy If, Ada Foster ss, Martha ICergan if, Agnes Charist cf, Mabel I'eacock 3b. Score by innings- Central 262 6 Chicago..... Detroit...... New York Doklon...... Washington St. Louis..... Cleveland Philadelphia IT 13 14 14 111 12 12 13 13 14 16 p.c .6-17 .629 .567 .481 .407 .424 .406 Washington Detroit S 12 '1 -1 13 I Gallia, Hopper and Ainsmith Ca- vet and Stallage. Philadelphia 6 H 0 Cleveland H 1 Wyckolt and McAvoy Mitchell, Walker and O'Neill. New game postpon-j ad, wet grounds. Louis, game postponed, British eye-1 witness in northern Franco, in his' account of the past week's fighting around Ypres, tells the following story j "One at our airmen had a thrilling experience. He alone in a single- seated aeroplane in pursuit of a Ger- man machine. While Irving to reload his machine gun he lost control of the steering gear and the aeroplane turned upside down. The belt around his waist happened to be loose and the jerk of the turn almost threw him out of the machine, but he saved imself by clutching the rear centre strut, the belt slipping down around his legs. While he hung head down- wards, making desperate efiorts to disengage his legs, the aeroplane fell a height ot leet to about spinning round and round like a fall- ing leaf. "At' last he managed to free bis legs and the control lever with feet. He then'succeeded ,m righting the machine, which turned slowly over, completely looping the loop, back to his seat, record, even Gal M 10 FOOTBALL rat OPENS IT The first City Football league takes place tomorrow night at the Ath- letic Park at. 0.45. ancient rivals, the Callies and the S.O.B. are scheduled to come together. No other clash could be so fitting for the open- ing game, itiid ai no other llir.G have theso teams been so evenly matched as they will be on this -occasion. The Sons have strengthened up since last year, and it is doubtful If the Callies til put just as strong a team in the eld this season as usual. The Callies' line-up will be as fol- lows: Mclntyre; Cameron and Easton; McMillan, Bell anil Clark; Knight, 'ittsb.urg...... Chicago...... Caneaa City Newark....... Brooklyn...... St. Louis Baltimore...... Buffalo...... Newark Kansas City Thompson 3b, Smith ss, McMillan cf, Stewart, 'w. Linning, McGninesa, H. Berg p, V. Hunt rf, C. Miller If and and Ramsay. Stat c. Sweet ss, Williams 2b, Hunt p, Miller c, Weiler Ib, Black 11, Cotton 3b, Nicholls rt. Score by Milk Hiver 000 o t Sweet Grass .......002 000 li 5 on balls, ofi BciTg 2 struck out, by Berg 8, by Hunt 8 two-base hits, C. Miller 2, Hunt; stolen bases, Berg 2, R. Smith, Hunt 2 passed balls, Stat overthrows, Willfer 2. All Callie players axe requested to strip at the Ball Park at 6.15 prompt. The Sons will lino up as follows: Rltsdn; Wallace and Nesbitt; Cheney, Bennett and Harper; H. Thompson, T. Farrant, Draper, Ward and Bestvdck. F Phillips will referee and W. Char- ter and a Fieids will act ae linesman. TRIGGER AND TRAP Eight local clay bird spoolers brav- ed the wet weather on the holiday and dill some great cxtouUoa at the traps. The scores were as follows Tripped Kiltod SO 28 20 25 8VT. Galli'van 80 H. Chapman 50 It. Peterson M -U. H. McDonnell 50 G. Muir 50 V. E. Green 50 U W. Oliver 50 31 J. Adamson 50 18 The Pincher Creek team, due here for a match shoot on the holiday, were held back by the rain from mak- ing the trip. Buying an Indian MOTORCYCLE Meant keeping the money In the country! THERE' IS NO WAR TAX PRICE ON THE "INDIAN" Indian Motorcycles BUILT IN CANADA One, Two and Three Speed! From: to Vanadium Steel Construction The Indian recognized ai the leader throughout the otlitr matari copy. D. E. MacDraald Bloyelt Repairer A Gunsmith Phone 1032 5th Street T-he Women's Civic Club extends an. invitation to the ladies of this city to visit the. Y. M. C. A. gymnasium tonight, and witness the young ladies class in action. The visitors will bo allowed the use of the gallery only. The attendance at this class has been well maintained, anil the mem- bers have shown some considerable progress. It is the intention of the committee in charge to continue the class tor another month. During the monilrof June one class Will be held, and shall commence at 7..30 and finish at 9.00 o'clock. To avoid the con- gestion -in the swimming pool a base- ball game will be played on the gym- nasium floor from 9 to 9.80 for those who wish to remain. The bowling alleys will also be open during :that time. The day's order: of exercise -tonight will be ma-rolling calisthenics, graded ctercisc on the apparatus and the barn danca. 'llie gallery will be open at 7.15. WORLD'S CHAMPIONS WON Vancouver, B.C., May 25. The open- ing of the British Columbia lacrosse season took place yesterday afternoon at the Queen's Park, New Westmin- ster, and, as usual, in all games play- ed in the opening of the season, the Vanco.uvers were defeated, the final score being. 13 to 6 in favof of New Westminster. FEDERAL w. 21 21 18 16 H 13 10 L. 13 111 14 15 16 17 20 24 P.C. 10 10 y l whereupon he slid This constitutes service where hair-breadth escapes are of daily occurrence. "There have been many duels in the air, which invariably resulted in our favor. Several German machines have been brought down by our aeroplanes and anti-aircraft guns. A tew of bur machines have been hit and forced to descend, but this lias not been brought about by the enemy's airmen, but by the gun and rifle-fire from the Faikenbcr'g and Rariden Main and Brown. Brooklyn J...................... "i 12 0 Pittsburg 2 6 2 Seaton and Pratt; Allen and O'Connor. INTERNATIONAL Richmond Buffalo....... Montreal Rochester Providence...... Jersey City...... Toronto........ W. 14 10 18 1" 11 S L. 9 11 9 11 S 12 15' .542 .526 Jersey City 6, Montreal 5. Newark 1. Richmond 2, Buffalo 9. Providence 2, Rochester 3. AM. ASSOCIATION Cleveland 1, Kansas City 5. All other games, rain. NORTHWESTERN Vancouver J, Aberdeen 0. Victoria 8, Victoria 4. Seattle 2, Spokane 6. HURRY, JOHN, YOU'LL STARVE if John McGraw loves that JJO.OOQ- a-year salary, he had better whip that don't-cape-a-rapi iron-clad-contract lot of players into winning form. He's likely to break ur> the league if Ms dub atill llneeri in a lowly berth. Visiting teams depend on tak- ing a bank roll out of New York each trip; they need the money worse than ever this year. But they'll not get it with the Giants iMt and the Yanks first. Also an expense account means about attendance before the olttl) can break'even. S. S. LEAQUE BASEBALL Tne St. Patrick's and Knox junior baseball teams will play a Sunday School Athletic league "match tomor- at the Barracka at row nicht 7 o'clock. QCCTfi i CGLEW'ANP YOU OUGHT TO .SEE MY EAtt.' ._ KJWraE5! KKP5 ME Cartoon by James Frlse. OF HILL SPRING Hill Spring, May district meet of the M. I. A. contest between Hfll Spring and Glenwood was held gt Hill Spring on May 20. A large tr orowd was in attendance and a good j is i time was enjoyed by all. The weath-1 Baseball as. a kingpin pastime, .is go.lng to be crowded for honors in a very short time, if the tennis 'bug' keeps -working at the speed it has shown for "the past couple of yeats, says an "American exchange. "Time was tennis enthusiasts were supposed to be all blue-blooded aristocrats who had plenty of time and who were mostly alj club mem- bers. But such is far from being the case now. "The 'tired' business man is the greatest booster for the net' game. ie finds that tennis fits in better vith his mode of life than any othe! sport. For golf he has to -wend his i w-ay out to some links that are farler was ideal, as after the storm the removed from his home. And, then, atmosphere was cooled off and the he doesn't get ihe workout at golf j ,tllc best that could be had that, he does at tennis. Baseball is, that, he does ai, icuma. unhandy for him for the reason tlM to play it properly he would have to The programme at 10 o'clock in the hunt up a regular" diamond, which is school house was as follows a scarce article. Tennis courts, how- ever, are on every hand. "The national tennis tournaments are attracting lots more attention Girls' Events Spring, G. Merrill, E. Olsen, E. .Hurd, L. Alines, D. Work- nian L. Anderson A E." Webster, L. Buck, G. Law, Y. Layton. Arch ball won by Hill Spring. Hoop race won by Hill Pursuit relay won by Shuttle relay "won by Hill Partner's relay won by Hill -oeing team. Junior Events Pole vault-Jones, Hill Spring, 1st. High Hill Spring, first. Standing jump-Strate, Hill Spring first 100 ot Hill Spring, first. 220 first. ot Hill Spring fust Halt Hill fapmig -Evening Programme' The farce, "The Obstinate: Fam- was played by-Glenwoori and Hill..Spring companies. .Hill Spring Singing congregation. Prayer; 10 Hill. Spring compa itaute WRtion, 0 received first pHcp minute o! Topic, Prohibition." 'Temperance and the Need of ......_____ Ten minute oration, now than they formerly did. Grow, Hill Spring. Topic, the business men, clerks" and thous- j "Mo'ther." This number was won by j ches Crops Good Supreme Court Sittings Over The civil session of the supreme Court was ended Friday by the case oi Krumesz vs. Gilbert, which occupied the court nearly all day. O. F. P. Conybeare appeared for the plaintiff and J. L. Fawcett of Mac- leod for the defendant. The facts of the case are Krumesz (jjujujj aro [armers near Noble. On April 20th, 191-1, Krumesi gave Gilbert a written lease for some 65 acres of "land. No mention was made in the lease of the time. KruSiesz claims that- it. was for' only, one ;y.ear while the defendant claims.that a yer- bal agreement was made at the tinlo that he should have the land for 131E as well. Acting on this understanding, he seeded the land this spring, .hut waSiput oif by Krumesz, who obtained an injunction againit Gilbert, and brought the case to the Mr. Justice Simmons in judg- ment gave plaintiff possession of the land, hut he is to remunerate the defendant for work done this ands of others who play the game are interested in watching men like Nor- ris McLoughlin and Bundy perform. the first speaker. Double mixed quartette, Hill 'Spring turc, is a sure guarantee ot a bum Glenwood' Hill Spring winners, per crop Ihe weather now is ideal With the et the: grain Crop conditions txie better in tnis spring and Tnr-h. party pays district'than ever before. Three: in- own costs. rain hich fell here a week'ago "J. 'ith former mqis- The club which stages the national I story telling, Sarah Merrill, Hill for-growing purposes Wi tournaments has no trouble in dispos- '.gnrinn first Grover Thomas, Glen- ception of some rodder all ing of the tickets. Rather llicy have ,vood, second. in this, district is sown a "hard time making the tickets raest the demand, for seats." Ten minute oration, by Gordon Lav of Glenwood. No competition. Male quartette, Hill Spring, first; MR. BAUMGARTEN STAYS. AWAY Glenwood second. Girls' Glenwood competition. Ladies' qu Glenwood second. no. Hill Spring first, PLAVERS WILL STRIKE New major league baseball players were contem- plating a strike because requests .of. the Players' Fraternity were denied by the national were characterized as "silly" by president of the Fraternity. The re; ports grew out of confeienoes held by Fulls with Frateinity mejnbers" on various teams that have come to New York within the last fortnight. BASEBALL-PmiNG At the time of going to press 4 just about sufficient rain had fallen to soften the diamond 6 and put it in good condition for the game tonight at the Athletic Park, which brines 4> Knox and North Lethbridge to-- gel her in the City Baseball lea- gue It rains' again to any Extent, "the much-delay- ed opening Mill agiin hare to 4, nc delayed. The teams cchtd- jiled for.tonight the occasion, and.a star gaine is looked forward to. All this chatter about Jim.Coficy, the "Dublin meeting Cham- pion Jess Willard for the title sounds very good, hut there are lots of per- sons who would like "to me the big Irish chap take on a few others first. Coffey may have in excellent chance of heating the champion, but it would ho far better were he to.jn'ove it first. Over in Jersey there's a big middle- weight by the name of Charley Wein- ert who once handefl'Coffey an awlul beating. True, that was some time ago but then a beating is a heating and a man has got to win quite a lew bouts after getting' one to wipe out the stain ot it. Jack Dillon, the Indianapolis bear- cat, has-been getting mighty heavy recently and has ambitions to battle the big fellows. a record that is entitled to some considera- tion, too. He has whipped Battling Levinsky a couple of. times, handed Gunboat Smith a lacing, trimmed "Fireman Jim" Fiynn to a queen's taste, on two occasions, to men- tion several vistories. eyer many less- er lights: IN 4 DRAW NunaimoiB.G., May .boxim here list night, between Iota O'Learr of Seattle and Joe Bailey of Victoria, was declared a dram at the end of the [iftenth round Boys' Glenwood first; no Hill Spring, F. Gibb, A. Peterson, O. French Glenwood, Billingsley, New- ly and Law. Pole vaulWHurd and Lohnian for Glenwood. Hurd Lohman 2nd. High and Workman, Hill Spring Newly and .Billingsley, Glenwood. French 1st, Workman 2nd. Shot and Smith, Hill Spring; "Lybert, and Dudley, wood. Peterson 1st, Smith 2nd. Bun and Workman, Hill Spring Sherwood, .Newly Glen- wood. French 1st, Workman 2nd. Quarter French and Prominent German Millionaire of Mon treal Issues Protest Montreal, Que., May ..reply to an inquiry made by Sir Frederlck-Wil- liams-Taylor at the Bank of Montreal jmpetition. T'ie Montreal Gazette was informed The-programme at two o'clock on j that Alfied Friedrlch Moritz Baumgai the public square was as follows 1 ten had not attended as a director of Senior events Relay race, won by i late. AInn that hp Ind voluntarily r, [0 excused from attending the bi-weekly directors' meetings Mr. Banmganen, who Is a well: known Canadian millionaire, was horn Hill Spring, Law and -Neilsqn for jn Germany, and was the son-ofc'a phy- THE WAY ROBLIN DID IT Winnipeg, Man Mav Tn bune sivs Late in Maith, the Con- servative majority in the legislature put through an appropriation of 000 for "aids to for road work and bridges during' the coining current year. 'Less than two months have eteps.; ed, and of this sum has been paid out. 'No work has been done this, sea- sou for which monev could be drawn from the most of the money is.gone. "This ii one of facts discovered. by Hon. T..H.- Johnson, new.minister of Public Works, in the task of going through the books of his department; 'The inference work done last summer had been held back until the appropriation for f300 000 had been put through Some Liberals favored the approprfa; r______ u f _ tion because times were hard, and ainst what he'styled the "cowardly" i the work-would keep a.largejnumber calumnies printed about him andjcf men emploved Instead of this protested that he was a naturalised however it is possinle, that om obli British subject and to the coun gations have been paid with most of sician to the King of Saxony.- -Recent- ly he protested through the press try of his idoption Colored clock faces, lighted from behind, h0vc been 'ound available for the money, Primarily for the use ol invalids is a chair invented, by a Tennessean, so telling the time in motion equipped w ith mirrors that an occu Gibb.of and'Sher-ipiaces mthout their 1 ght intorlcrmg pant can see what is going on around m_____' J r .......__-Lr___l wood ot Glerrwood. Hurd 1st, French with the pictures 2nd. O.1-French..; 2nd, W. French. Standing of Hill Spring, first. Shuttle relay-Hill Spring, first. Pursuit had -two iardb lead after three minutes 100 vards-Q. French 1st, F. Gibb, 2nd. Hurdle race, 229 yardsrrF. Gibb, 1st. Hall first. Partner's Spring 1st, 150 jard shuttle first Mile rare-Oibb, first Basket ball throwing by Hill Spring him'without rising. ;