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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETimRTDG'E HERALD ALL THE LOCAL ANO.WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS NOTABLE TRIUMPH FOR THE OVERSEAS S. 0, E Eleven Had it Put Over Them Last.Night t f 3 Goals to 2 Overseas Lead the ?ue--Good Crowd Out by Lsagt lu the, presence of over two hun dred spectators by a score of 3 goals to 2, the Overseas, football team bea the S, 0. E. brigade last evening at Athletic Park In a city league fixture The game was, on tho whole, spoiled larjaly on account of a nasty wind 'which swept across the field, and try aa they would the players experienced treat difficulty in keeping the ball In play.. The Gim- Propiptly at seven o'clock the Over- -seas; ,the toss, chose to attack the north goal. Parker at once 'Ricked the. Sons and the Seas goal, was immediately invaded, but the wind proved 'troublesome. The Sea's now assumed the aggressive and Teams are the respectiv Tlie_ rollowing line J Sujmier back Pafereon, andf'Hoine, half back Cauldwell, Molten and Halkerston Thomson. Brei naiiT Simm aiul Joyce. S Coles: 'backs, Farri and Dalzell; half hacks, Willetts, Le and Firth; forwards, Fnuach, Ash man, Parker, A. Gurr and Bestwlck. Comment It would he unfair to pass judg nwnt on the work of either team for ,he very good reason that good loot ball was out of the question owing to the gale which prevailed during the greater part of the game. The de- fences of. both teams were tried and found'to be effective at critical times while the; forwards were at times at wits' -end to know what to do with" the ball, so of course blame tlie rind and "you won't 'be The game was free from rough tactics. Albert Arnold acted as referee in in efficient and; impartial manner while- J. Gurr- and Jack Bannerma officiated satisfactorily as linesme.. respectively for the Sons and the Overseas. The Parker, over his own head, with his back to the OjS. goal was perhaps the cleverest thing ia the shooting line ever seen in the city, and was loudly applauded., the shot was made from twenty yards oul and landed just under the centre o! the crossbar, and-1 to clear Sumner, tipped over the bar. expense of a- corner. "Coles wis' called upon to clear his charge at the, of a corner right in the teeth of a strong breeze -But there was iio damage done. The gale, .ho'wever, seemed to carry the ball continually over the eastern touch line and the players were wor- ried in distressing fashion. The Seas now got busy and menaced the de- fence of the Sons, but the big defence lien, Farris and Dalzell, held the en- emy in check. After some strenuous and exciting play in which Ashman, .Parker and Best wick took a promin- ent part, the play was transferred in i'ront of the Seas.goal hut the wind saved', their, bacon.- .Determined id! divert the attack the Seas indulged in some sharp, speedy play, which culminated in Thomson scoring goal number one with a shot" which .went straight into the net like, a rocket. On resuming the -Sons-livened up somewhat :and'.barely missed convert- ing but the wind, had something to eay. With lightning-like rapidity Ihe sphere was transferred to the Sons end and only by a miracle was a t sccre averted. Not to be denied the Seas Kept peppering away at the Sons defence and after some heady work on the part of the Seas forward line Drenimn .beat Coles from far out as iiiuK aiiut cciiiid Tvish to ace. A few minutes later goal number throe was notched by Thom- son who fooled Coles, who could not save his citadel in time. On resum- ing. Ashman, with a look of defiance on his physiognomy, wormed his way through the there was nothing doing. Fred Simm of the. Overseas at this point hurt his leg and was forced to retire.- .This left the Seat with, ten men, but they .wer-a all good and true and did not seem, to suffer from their comrade's absence. Half time thereafter sound ed with the score standing at three goals to nothing in favor of the Seas. Flnif Period The opening of the last half of play found Slnim back on the Job and everybody wag happy. The real ex- citement now commenced and the 'Sons took the bit in their and atormed the Overseas defence, with the raault that Bwtwlck found the net with a pretty shot which Sum- aer. failed to reach. This suited the cro'wd, who now began to do a little yelling for the first time. The wind began to rest a little with the result that the quality of football improved 3_ _ ot all round. Play still continued excit [Flynn, when Lil Johnsons ing and It looked, for a time as if the next opponent in this citj's 45 round Seas would score, but the impregnable battle Tulj 4, came into town from hig NEXT DISTRICT BASEBALL LEAGUE MATCHES MONDAY The third clash In the district baseball league takes place Mon- day next. Let lib ridge goes E. for the benefit of J. Wilkinson, who lies In the hospital suffering from a broken leg, and those vho attend the hall grounds on Sat- .Association Minneapolis 2. Columbus'ii, Minneapolis 3. St. Paul S, "Kaasa-3 City 5. After Waklow's Scalp BULLETINS CALLIES PRACTICE A full turn out of Callle players 1 requested tonight- at. Westminsto grounds. Training tonight, practice game Friday, night, with, second team ST. CYPRIAN'S FOOTBALL CLUE A 'practice will be held tonight. at 7.o'clock sharp and ,ihe turn out junatojun jlutnjaoujn the.following players are requested to turn out in view of the game with St. Andrews Friday evening: HuJton D. Wilson, Jaycock; Dalzell, Lees, H. TVilson, Pennington, Smith, Tur- ner. Hines, F. Wilson, Evans, Cran- mer and Noakes. All membep3 will turn out on Thurs- day'evening to help with goal posts and marking ground, etc. .5. Clarence Eckland, of Moose Jaw, the crack wrestler of Saskatchewan, 17S pounds, ia in LeHibridge for a jeriod. He has taken Jack Taylor, .he exJLethbridge policeman in hand and is willing to take up the chal- enge .In yesterday's Herald, Issued by )tto Waklow, of Wetasklwln, for Tay- or, who is at present out of the Kckland will match Taylor against Vaklow for S250 to SSOO. is ono cf. 'the cleverest of light-heavy grapplers in the west. Taylor's experience in the game ruaa about seven months, but Eckland sees in him a phenom and his natural ap- titude for wrestling and his great strength, will more than make good his lack of experience. No. 4 No. 5 No. li N'o. 1 Alberta lied N'o. 2 Alberta lied 3 Alberta lied No. 4 Alberta lied No. 5 Alberta Red om the for the boneflt of somewhat from the .sinking spell which he exe- perlenced on Monday night, Lllt uul, uu and attending physicians now irday night will have a-two-fold ob-1 declare that there may be ect the assistance of one crippled. slight hope for his recovery njhe game and the certainty of !iee: IOIBI.UIUJ, .Inly 39tli, and tlie semi-finals bcfo August 17. CRAHAN CUP Instructions were issued that a May rccojiniml teams between Lundbtw Wright, the aeroplane invent- ami Coal' Creek... be notified' ot tlie r, who Has b-een critically ill digihiiitv: to enter lor the Cralm ni- flio tin at f ht-nn ....-t-t. t mi, vviuuii up to July 1. Draws will bo ai justed on July 28Ui. LACROSSE STARS FINED GOODLY SUM Vancouver, B.C., Jlay The Lacrosse Commission has handed out the Mowing pen- alties for playerj fighting In last Saturday's game: Newsy Lalpndo-and Jinimly Glfford. each; Johnny Howard, ami Mickey Ions, f 50. ng a match that will be "some class." The following have been selected to epresent the North: Coles; Ness Irth; Willetts, Mutton and Lee, (cap-1 .Bambridge, Thompson, Parker, 'eisltant and Gurr. Reserves, Whelan LIn-iiing and Knight. The Soiiith-side team will be picked by a committee of the C. F. L. to- night. ST. MARY'S ELEVEN TO MEET S. 0. E. 2ND TEAfl St. Mary's football club will nice the S.O.B. second team In a frlendl game on ithe barrack's grounds c- Thursday evening. Kick-off at 7. p.lr ihnrp. MONTREAL TRAP SHOOTERS TO REPRESENT CANADA Champion Walter Ewlng not Included in Team for Olympiad Montreal. May .V. H, R. B. llntchcson, nnd prob- ably W. H. Uavies, three Montreal men will represent Canada in the trap shooting contests at the Olympic games this year. These men were jelected at a meeting of the Domin- ion of Canada Trap Shooting nssocla- Jon, which, was held this' afternoon, the association having been authoriz- ed by the Olympic committee ,lo'select ho team of three. The .trap shooting championship Is I at present held by .Walter It. ISwIng, vlof this city, but he has failed1 to'pro- intcrcsti himself. "'i. THE COMPLETE SUPPLY HOUSE Metal Windows Avceptcil by Jhc Intcriiatioiial Hoard of Uiirtcrwritcrs CALL AND SEE SAMPLE WINDOW IN OUR DISPLAY ROOM. SIMPLE IN CONSTRUCTION AND THE VALUE OF EACH PIECE OF METAL TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF IN THIS WINDOW. The Western Supply Equipment Co., Ltd. Phone 1044 312-4th Street, South; LACROSSE UNION WON'T LAST OUT THE .SEASON Tile "Big Fo'ir" Pulling the Crowds in Eastern Canada Ottawa, May La- crosse association has evidently scor- ed heavily against the National-Union in the first skirmish of the lacrqsse war. .An pttaw'a lowed lacrosse for many years and who returned tins afternoon rrom Montreal, prophesied that th'6 N.Ii.U. would not last out the season. He said'that tho gate receipts at the Mon treal-ShainrocIc match -'amoimtedv to only J8o, whereas the Tecumsehs' match attracted a cro.wd of He added that nearly eyerjV enthusiast lad switched attention "on the "Big Tour." and that the M A A A ind thp Shamrock officers the of throwing up the spongy (1 R6GINA ATHLETES OFF TO THE MONTREAL tJllALS rwo Sprinters and a Jumper iReglna, Sask lammond and Bilnton RcglnliB team the Olympic trials'at Montreal avo tonight for the Bllmihlition con osl. Stewart is entered at the Lllra ation conttst for the.'hundretl metres nlnton for Ihe standing high Jump, ammond for the hundred metres nd the hop-step-ana 3iimp j E8ULTS ENGLISH CRICKET GAMES PLAYED IrrODAY London. May .following linty cricket games were conclud- today: Northamptonshire ueai slershire, by .illlio War- ckslilro 'scat, WorcestcrBliIre .by, 189 ns; Middlesex boat S.uase.v. by Inn. g and. 48 runs: shire by ten wickets; Somerset Gloucestershire by .three wlckeu. ;