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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, November 11, 1.93.0. THE LETHBBIDGE' DAILY fl" The Stumbling Block of In- ternational Baseball Project Western Canada League to Meet Here 19th of This, Month AVERAGES OF BOWLING J. JicKstorm slopped off at Great Helena andJ3ulie on and j irom'world's 'series, respecting the i organlfcfltsjn oi" an international league- Ureat Falls was found strong for ah Leads by 3. Good] international league. Tlie same feel- ing exists in Helena. Both towus are; HE HERALD'S Ho be prep-area.to'j Koney to baseball. Butte is '.blirig bloclc. The ba-seball iJutte favor an international T.-ho c'ontroi a-ffoirs are push- Majority Best Team Showing The folJowiae cro'tho league iUTUa SYSTEM OF BETTING averages up to day niglvt, Novx ciud "Wednes- ta-- -t. r.iglu's i L-nioa ..Association, wtere games between the L-itilass .and Drones -.vould be sreatlare not inclucccl. tr icas McL'icskey. Groat Player. Team PaJlt, aud, Helena -.will not enter aJEvaas, TurUs cornua-ct where the h-.ts Lucas ana L-ons A.VS- C-atnes .205 9 6 Key. knowing this, und are pulling southern pro-oosition. e' 'Moore, (.'resident Ecltstorm, in an iijterview re-cognize. the advantage of ir.g to an 'international to that of .-any ollier possible to form: Indians Turks JcanS Bronchos .League .it is ...1G4 161 160 ..159 ..15C .155 .-151 150 .-.148 Public in a Few Minutes With uel Machines, Which Merely JBfecord Number of Tickets Sold by Clerks to Those Who Wish to 5 it is at Latonia, b j ..j- __ 6 Cincinnati, Nov. were- ma'de Jin Lonisville, and are- on a 6 j system of betting, is to be SCale. so .that tbe figrares are 3" ted next, year al: Tx'oodbinc and other .plainly dtseernible-at a fair distance. Holmes. .Tigers Bronchos It has iried BroncJlos otner, leagues before and has ably failed: If proper influence i'-j y. Tigers- ..'.H6 brought to..bear upon Butte from Tigers --145 this end, there is no doubt -but what Turks .....145 "oe 'ready to join in with 'iisT' ___.....-.'-143 Kcvici Mr. Eekstrom. Creat Falls and g-nor'er 1" 4-iO i ieiena are just kind of- cities- suit- judians .140' to ioin ih'a le'ague with the Timers p-incipal cities, of Al'berta. They Indians ...137. ctjout equal size'for baseball Tigers. 131 and they, have lots of wealth and are ROSS Bronchos willing to sjiend money on baseball- Kellogg, Indians racing cenu-es. Is in .opera- a-L the present autumn meeting of onia Jockey Club and appa> tbo pui-pose "just as well the bookmalcing system, so far as {actual s'oetinlation is concerned. Tee -Si ate of Kentnclty has put the .baa is .necessary to bulk all over ame 2 iupon the boolcmakers and thereby eii- jstarted in and a bettor minated one of the most unuesirabVe b'-'iio'buys such a ticket sometimes has Each oil these machines is about 24 inches' wide and 36 inches deep, and for registering tickets sold on'.10 horses, or. to be more S "the field." In races where there are- more than 10 horses PRIZES 10 BE GIVEN BEST Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals to ie Hung up in elements of Uie- racing game. The isaaehines nave taken the i place of lite hook-nosed, mouthy, and persons ivho during race .'ere roost conspicuous around "four'or five" horses running for" him. Every, eKprt, Is made to keep the proh'able. contenders'Oiit the field so .that the? can be played indi- vidually. for the sport of -the game alone. itra calling a- meeting of the -Western. vhnada League" i'or. Saturday, Novem- 10th at Lethbridge -to wind up- af- is-irs 'tiie' past and: to -eon-, Turks fiitier prospects -f-or lor nest -CDncluded the pre'si- [Brahchos dent. Tigers 131 .-.124 Ill 5 {the lobbies asd rotundas of. the prin-j 9 I cipa: hotels. "Today Cincinnati. Louis-1 Better Money-Third Than Second dpenlugrTd'ay at Latonia the Hrst jville, and Lexington hotels are free i race on thet card thi? ouiy event in jfrom -these objectionable people, as [which tBete' were more than, 10 start- jthey.have banished from the j aud' therefore the only race in 4 "balls by'fouling. ivace tracks and must eke out a living '-the field" appeared" at all. lii j elsewhere. jthis race one of the peculiarities of No'More Bookies In' Cabs system was J, W. t 'spring same conditions j Schorr's" filly v.Lli prevail, in Toronto. There be J435 Team Average ..'...2178 I in Toronto) which finished second. i Tigers........................-.2150 no evidence of. the races in the money for "SGOW" "tiokets J______________________ of r.be King or the she did for Kolders Eing "show-; tickets received 25 cents Jess. .Race-goers can appreciate this better when it is- understood that Plan- r.tess landed second money by a nose. The reason for the price being greater for the "show" than ''place" -was cause some of tae other horses, notably Attentive, bouic Ft., and "the field'7 noue of whom figured in the nioney, were played more for third place than ihey "were for second. The Booths Aoain i Each machine stands upright at the rback of one of the square wooden booths that the bookmakers formerly i vised at Woodbine before somebody learned" in'Jaw split hairs and dsriu-ed it- as "a. place'' causing its abolition ifrom the trade. The machine is op- false favorites no more false jerated hy hand, thougn u. is -closed by electricity when the starter" releases the barrier for the start, and no luv- ilier betting be done' by employees jeven if inclined to be dishonest. In street: no overcrowded eabs of bonk- 'ies and. ticket vmters returning from itbe tract flauziting their sheets in .die j faces of .the unsuccessful, public., vho i searches his pocket for ;a red ear- ticket and grits, his teeth !in oav-y of the bloated eprsons [fat. ivallets in the hacks that r.un along- iside the street cars. i No Chance for Cheating Sr There'll be no more or thai; no [more talk of cheating by the j makers; no diarses of collusion between bootmaker and jockey, and I between bookmaker and otvner. The i machines-do Hpt talk and the odds are tlie public makes them. No merely a party to-ivit, the Jockey jClnb. and the thing, minus tho I expense of handling, turned over to jlhose v.-'no hold tbe winning tickets. Mtituel System Simple I The inuiuel system has many, advan- and is of such a simple char- iacter that tbe merest novice can un- j- jderstantl operations in a very few! iihe Latonia aurunin inausural one of lhe fflachl.nes ,ookej aoethlng inc? Race later is simplicity itself-. With a good fast track staring him- in the face and. Trainer Powers' assurance that the "Big Train" is in better form than the day 'be vron the Dominion Handi- cap at 1-4-miles in 2.04 tbe bettor steps jauntily to" the booth and says to the clerk in .charge: "Five dollars on Jack Atkin." "One" on Jack repeats the clerk as "he hands out a. little ticket designated- 47S6, straight, fourth and "the clicker" turns the han- jdle, recording another purchaser for the "Big Train.'1 After, the race one finds less trouble tearing up the ticket, as it is. much j smaller than the one used by book- jmakers, I "How They Pay Off Should" you by! any -chance land a j winner- you-.'wait patiently around, "un- [til the" bell rings, and- after the calcu- ilatbrs have checked the machines and j the tickets, there-is posted on an im- mense blackboard what the horses in tne money-pay as follows: Tickets Tickets Straight 11.23 4.oO Show ___.......... 9.00' 3.60 ?5 Tickets. Tickets S.25 3.30 ?S Tickets. ?2 Tickets j For the prrvilege of handling the J money the joi-key club deducts 5 per and all fractions. lii this" partic- j.ula.r race there were 3-16, 398, and 564 J55 tickets sold straight, place, and- i show, making a total of in'those jmachines. The sale of ?2 tickets was J747. 4S9, and H71 straight, place, and isliov.-. a rotal of 1.807, The 'grand total handed to the race was of which was retained by rhe Jockey Club and the balance 'turned back tp the public. There were jsix races oh the card, but in none of jthem the speculation as large as Ion the handicap. Altogether about was wagered during the after- of which SS.OGu went to tbe jock- ,ey cJufj. Against this are the expenses jof the machine, including the cost of maintenance. There are two uien in ;each ins chine who are paid and l per day respectively. There are cashiers, who get SlO a day, jfo.Lir calculaiofri at a day. and a jniosf-, expensive printing outfit; also staff of electricians and general util- jiLy men. However, the- expenses are ]small compared to the income. Howling is a game -which--has its fluctuations. For two or -thre'-years at a time .it becomes ail the-rage-as a winter sport and then mant for a, spell-. It revives and ;each a-vralcening. takes .a stronger hold than 'evei-r year will be'a.t a height all over the" contineut never known in devoting more space- and it greater every-wnere creation and- is fine physique, an-cf the with a. ve prestige. JLeta.bridge is becoming miica strongr er for the game ever? day.-, The-city league lately organized has-added an" impetus and now there- is .a-general- interest being taken in The present league closes at the; end of .the month "when, a--new-one wul '5V; Ldison Phonographs "--'I We aie sole, agents for tli-ese goods iif Lethbridge arid carry a f ulT liiie of machines, both- and four minute records. CANADIAN PKICSS OM; ED16ON Gem, Gem Combination Standard: Standard Combination Komit Combination Triumph Comb. i.. The Sporting PHONE 412 YOUNG "JAK'E" Son of Old BtKiard j to Ora- j be formed "with" more, j eight, the present, one .consisting .of. tour. When tne new league is ol The youngster 'showed, the game ans a gopcL' .b' nervous. His best' run. .was! aigains't 55 by. Morningstar, PLAYERS WILL. BALK Hockey .-Stars. Decline to v--: Cut In Salary NovemDer. trouble, of amateurs ,receiving, the; Dig- a several prizes will, he hung up. for. the players. .A gold medal .will be .given for the highest .individual: average .for tee.season, a silver medal for second, and a bronze niedal each for the nest six. Also a 'silver meilal' for the playv ei- making the highest'score-'in. any tnree games, u-iil -be donated' and Ross 'rate lias "come forward ivl'th locKet for the piayerlmakmg'the great- [est aum'ber of spares for the season's heap-.of the. qu'estron'_of Cut- ting a salary limit 'on "the National Hockey stars is sure 'to rals'e- in Canada's greatest 'gahizati-on The players'" to a man state that they iqr-a. reduced figure, while tlie'hockej'. magnates in hare' issue'C 'a. that tiie salaries are to b dispose of tho cnaJienges likely to be received for tiiat Tiiis clause obviate such a dii'- as caused last t'eason wjien tiie intercoiiosiate and imerproviKcial unions; had ties to dcci-Je before dip matcTies coald be played. VMNT JOHNSON ERE are two more Fit-Reform creations in fine Over- coats, made by the founders- in Canada of nighgrade, hand- tailored garments. The style is the single and double breasted a superb variety of elegant patterns. 18. up. IS? Pay Wanderer Sisr in j I Addition to Providinq "Job" i i "t Oiiawj. Hocfcey e.lit'n vrnius Er-j nu- .iosr.s.C'ii. Isst vonr's ciuu sisir snd hint -bad-i sy, ric tnnt fhoy are to pay fnr the ooclcey syasou 'Joli.ii.-i5 .1 tue McKELViE McGUIRE Sole Agents foi ;