Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 12, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta
THE LETniWIDGE DAIW, HEKALn Thursday, October Record of alj Live Events of Interest to Western Can- ada Readers H1LLHURST WON FIRST GAME Oct. Hillhurst football team of Cal- gary, Alta., association cham- pions of Canada touring this country, played a strong re- serve team hyre today, Liver- pool winning by five goals to four. Local -sporting writers say Canada promises to de- velop a good article of foot- ball. v v Which Will Watch The Big; Games Will be the j Largest in History Aj New York, Oct. than a jtliotisaat! baseball euthu-alnsts storm- v ed headquarters of ths Xew York League club today to buy tk'k- secoud part to the na- ioual basetall leagues probably will take place on Friday, October 13. As tyen disposed of, and a result of this decision by President uieut at Shlhe park tgn already manage- j has i in the box. who yielded the National League. i-tE-n hits, while his men got the same i tlle National Conimission took ______ engaged lo-1 n-umber fro1" Collins and Muliin. i fllil charge of the series, there was all ilurphy of tlie National Club, Chicago day in returning cheques and money I'itclKl1 for the All Slars. Score 'sons trouble. Now the club own- enthusiasts tonight dubbed tiio open- to unsuccessful applicants, i ''-v innings: ors no say in the matter what- Ins "Jtnx Day." All out-of-town requests for tickets j Philadelphia 100 ?30 S 15 5 i 010 15 President Comiskey of the American olub made u brief statement regard- ing the baseball situation. "I-expect to, see Philadelphia win the world's championship from is'ew he said. ''I -think that Bender and Coombs willvieat the Giants ju-st as easily as they did the Cubs last year. Slacks' combination is just about the greatest In the country, and .as demonstrators of inside baseball the Athletics are the kiug pins in ihe game today. As for the first season series between the Cubs and the Sox, T believe thtit my were refused, as there were not en- All stars All but the newspaper ivritepj pay for admission, and every ough to supply tho demands of local patrons of the club. The Pitting capacity of Shlbe park grnnd .stnnd and bleachers Is nearly It Is expected that about 3b'.- witness the first ganws, as standing room in the en- closure will accommodate between and spectators. Krause. Morgan; Coombs and be insstone; R. Collins, Jlullin and Association of Am- Street. e'k'a' _______.__________ Everything possible is domj to keep the tickets out of the hands of'the' j speculators, and the only regret the i fajis have to offer is the fact that ev- ST. LOUIS ENDED TIE j eu at prices for the games the CHAMPIONSHIP OF St. Louis, Oct. St. Lonis Americans and the Nationals played j nine innings to a nothing to nothing tie in the first game of a series for TECUMSEHS MADE MONEY ON WESTERN TRIP j the city championship this afternoon. Vancouver, Oct. Tecum- Uarkness stopped the game. Score: 1> pay. I Nationals 000 000 Immense parks are far too small to accommodate the crowds that would like to witness the games. sehs made their western tri This, loo, at a season of the year when the weath'er is Unfit for base- ball, and the players are often handj- 8 2 i capped with heavy clothing. Tho great excitement and the Hamilton large crowds, howeiyr, seem to have peculiar effect on the players un- til they forget the weather conditions, and ball even snow as they .did the that theftwo Chic.ago clubs met, later in .one of Plttsburg-De- games. Both Chicago and-'New York are un- usually cold cities'in" the fall to play The games this year at New York and Philadelphia win more than mean weather condi- The Polo are iocat- a warm hollow, while Shibe I Park is well protected in the heart of the Quaker city. The .Athletics wilr.have 'trouble at the Polo Grounds, iwhsre the high hiris back of the grand stand throw a shadow across the field until the outfielders have difficulty in judging games at the Polo Grounds, as-he wna during tho Highlander aeries last fall. -McOraw will take a chance on -Mar q.uard and Aures on the Quufcet grounds. With an. even break in pitching the Athletics should win out, ns they have the best bascbal mach- ine, and the proper nerve to go the distancf. Tb'ore is no record where young ball -players ever did much with Mnthewsou. Trls Speaker, of Boston, Is the exception. In the aeries two yaars ago, whore the Boston Red Sox downed the Giants four out of the five games played, Speaker simply elailBhtcred Matli'eweon's curves. Speak-ar muy be able to tip off Quakers how to find tha Giants' curves. They tell me here in New York hat the Giants will go at the modest Q.uakepj like a bull at a gate. Th'is vjll simply iiave th'a effect of warni- ng .Mack men to their best work, is the New York men have .no Ty Cobb for a leader. But 1 am still under-the impression that the series' will go at six games. There will he very little base running, 1111- IOSB where the iscore :s.one-sided, and then I look to thte Quakers to take their full share of -the-honors 'in this department.. The last trip around the circuit of the New York Giants will go on re- cord as one of the most remarkable ever knowa to bas'shall. Boston twas the first stopping ptace, wlrare the won four games. Three Last Times To-day Ward'of Uncle Ma'am's Courage Trip to Norway Vanity ktt'8-.Lo ye FRIDAY AND 'SATURDAY Con boy Indian Frontier Celebration LANGFOKD IS THE ONLY Nobody Else in Boxing World who Ranks With' Johnson "-'list now the boxing same is com- ing In for n great deal of orltlolBm in almost every section of the country. Thefe are a great many people who a man's constitution after a whlio. It is more so true of a boxer who must -take some hnrd'-bsatluga than It is ol a person in some other walk of life. "At tils host Johnson isn't much of n champion. He has never defeated a man who amounted to anything. Ills victory over Jeffries wns a task which -could have been ac-, coinnlliihed by almost n dozen men. And what glory can Jack claim by defeating Tommy B.urns, never a first class man? None at all. Burns claim- ed the heavyweight title when there hardly a man In the class worthv of mention. "Tho light heavyweight right- fully belongs to Langford. He has iicked every man of his weight In tho woild, and has also gone out of his class and 'administered soirad ngs to about every heavyweight who believe that the sport should bt abol- him. shed entirely. This should not be tor boxing, whan 'properly'.-'conducted, "Jack .O'Brien wna the last challen- ger that Sammy sent to 'slumber-land. Giants games were won nt Pittsburg, and three at St. Louis, or ten straight vic- tories before one defeat was encoun- tered, the Giants dropping one gj of a double-header, at St. Lonis. The two first games lost ttf the Chi cago Cubs, but tile Giants came back HUGH JENNINGS PICKS THE GIANTS on and won the two. On the waj line flies. The Giants hav'a i big advantage, for th-sy have worked all season der the conditions, while the Quakers lave never played on these grounds, with the exception of Lord and Alur- Phy, of the regular men. The Giants have shown that they could play ba'll under the skies of Philadelphia. Tho- trouncing they handed out to the Phillies last Mon- ilny, with the great Alexander in box, must have impressed the Quak- The sports' of Philadelphia take a chance; on tlveir great, teams, while New York will always gamble strong on the Giants' chances'. Up to a few dnys ago, the Athletics were prime favorites, but I look for the Cliants to go, to the post as the tip haa gone forth that Mathew; so-n Is in fin-e Mathewson is still the king of pitchers, and notb'1 ing pleases this great ball player any.; more than a chance to show himself to a MS crowd. Tho chanc'as are that Mathewaon be worked In the home the New York -boys dropped off at Pittsburg and Philadelphia, and won games with little trouble, making IS victories oirt ot 33 games played in six cities. All opponents'put in their strongest combinations, looking for a' little glory by downing JIcGraw's boys, but It wns no good: Thyse. young Broadway swells were on edge and played scrappy; ball. It could not 39 denied what they were after, -the champion-ship of the National League! giving th'am the right for the world's and a rich rake off. No ordinary ball club could make this showing, even with the best of luck ,on foreign grounds, and 5Ic- Graw must, be given credit for handl- ing h'is men in a masterly manner. In nearly all of the games lira Giants outhit their opponents, and ilia Samoa lost were by close -scores, where the New York men wei'2 in the running until the last man went down. When .New York started from home, Chicago antk Pittsburg were sti'il in the running, and a slump would have givan either club a fine chance, but she New York men were never, in the minor for slumping, and reached New York last Monday night, after killing off the Phillies, looking much better than at any other rimy during the sci "on, and forcing the champion'-Ath letics to do a little serious 'thinking The Giants sent home the fact to al that, they outclassed all the other e'liibs of the National League, ind .was the only cl.ub with a to faca the world's champions from old Phil- ndelnhln. is the greatest athletic sport in the I1" llia ciav O'Brien was a great boxer, writes Buttling Kelson. Dllt bo never was much of a hitter.1'- "The trouble vlth the same is the fact that all boxers, mahag'irs and promoters are nbt bo-nest. The better clement Is malting drastic efforts to. drive out the crooks and the hood- lums, but tr.-ey have not yet complet- ed their atsk. "Some reformers" would limit iho number of rounds, and do away with giving decisions. The i'irst'idca has some good and.bad jwiuts to it. Per- sonally, I believj in finish fights, hilt 'if we are to save the sport, w'e must have .plenty of six, eight and ten round bputa. "When-ii title is at stak'3, however, I in the men fighting .to a n-rish, where tho man with .most; strength, skill ahd all-round ability is certain to come out on top.. "A large majority', of people the impression that' the 'mail with tlib'i'f ance ot Hie-New York team n... 1 placed mostly on Mathewson and Mar- (luard. Both tlre-je men are grand They alone are respo for the Giants being in tha load day. If Pittsburg had bad these two hurt: Betting Will Be 1-5 First Game if Big Six the statement of Hugh Jen- nings, the Tiger manager, which has .put him in bad with Athletic support- ers: 'Everyone will admit that thy main- most brute strength is sure to win o'st In a finish; fight. This Is not so. 0....... If a fighter has not a good knowledge IP'teh'ers. They alone are responsible of and is fighting a cftsv- er man; he will be riddled to piec-as and forced to go down for the count men' Wagner, had not been before many: roiinds liars been com- what's the Glanti P'ieted, even though lie may he one ot the toughest scrappers hi the world. its are tlrere, and they look like winners. "ff Mathewson and Marq.uard make Rood, as 1 believe they shall ba "Four and five years ago there werj extremely sorry for' those' a great many more high-claw pugilists than -now. You can almost count the present day Stars on the fingers of rour two hands. The second raters number about ttere nre about three hundred third-raters, who lick up a dollar her-a and there show- ng at niMnight clubs. "Jack-Johnson appears to have a iit- white a3d black heavy- ,'olght In the country. The white eav'ies are-a poor lot, and moMl, of heni would not. have a ghost of a 'hance of gaining a livelihood if they their piles upon the Athletics. With these two twii'fers their best, Mackmen are going to have the bat- tle of the year upon their hands. I hear a lot of ialk about .this Philadek phia pitching staff, and about what Coombs, Plank and Bender nre'going to do to iMc'Graw's team. Just wait and ac'J what they will Tho one pitcher of these rhroe that. I ex- pect to see go well against the is Eddie it's a question if Coimie Hack will use him. He did not use him last fall PINCHES CREEK AND LUNDBRECK PLAY TIE 1'inchcr Creek', Oct. well con- game between the Lundbi'eck and I'inchcr Creek football teams at the athletic grounds here TINKER PICKS GIANTS Joe Tinker, tho wisest veteran of the Cub players, Is of the opinion that Hender will be the man the Gianls have to fear. "The G'innts have not been very Rood agalnat fast ball pitchers this loilay resulted in n tic 1-1. Uolli said Joe. "And th-ey will meet a wondar In-this .Indian. I Icnms contain sonre good all-round think him a much better pitcher than players ami i! the present finc.wealh- jl'oombs. The Giants will also have er continues, il, other game will not. un'iikeiy plnyerl shortly, presumably next time at Lundlircck. TROUBLE FOR BIG SMOKE I'.irisw0ct. snorting press of the cliy Is uniinlmoiig Ih oppoai- tion (o the' fnrtlicr mitlchlnfi 'of whites In pugilistic boiili In thin city. Wril-ets declare the spectacle piy- icntfid at such meetings" is not only disgusting hut farofca] from a sport- ing standpoint, This means trouble for Jack Johnson 1f he attempts to- fight hero. It Is known the champion lilanning such a move. 16 keep their eyes peoted. to prcitent the Athletics from stealing their sig- nals. -There is no doubt in my mind Hint they caught, on to ours last fan. That IB why they ware able (o double- cross ns when we started to sleal a base. will bo the man-who'will win for the Giauls. The Athletics won't he able to touch him. The trou- ble lo that ha Eft-mien do all the work .by himself, luibo Marquard Is not lilnuelf, but he mny come around In shape after a (wo weeks' rest. .Tile- Ing them man for man the (llanln are junt aa good as the Athletics, and with Jlatly lo put It ovcr UeMer and Coombs, the Giants' o.uebf win." tad been In .the game ten years ago. (and he came mighty near to beins Ibme of them nave'w'-Bight and bulg-jsorry for it. Bender boat the G'ianis ng muscles, biit that is about al'i. A eavyweight who can't hit, aland punishment, can't get Around the ring with some pretence worth the name. "Thyre are a great ap-Jcd, many people who believe that Hani Langford will some clay defeat Johnson. If' Lang- ford and Johnson were to meet to- morrow, r would place my money on the Galvcston black, hut if the meet- Ing conrcs off in a year or .two, it may different thing. since Jack won the 'fight' at Reno, he has been touring the world, and living like a prince. Noth ing has been too good for him. This kind of dissipation is sure to tell on in 1905, and Ire may do it again this fall. But I don't expect to see Jack L'oombs stand those 'Giants on tlteir heads. "Bender won his first game against the Cubs last year, and he was beaten in the second. Coombs won- three games, but he was covered with horse Hhoefl. He gave nine bases on halte hi on-s game, and had he -been pitch- ing against, the or Red Sox, he would hava been driven to the sta- before the game was half over. Coombs simply was pitching (gainst a one-time good team that had their nerve. That's tlle only reason In the world why Coombs got by last full." Afraid to Eat the fear of indigestion spoil the enjoyment i ywirmeals? 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