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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridjye Daily Herald, PrMay; September LALONDE TO BRING AN ALL STAR TEAM VANCOUVER FALL MEETING OP BIG LEAGUERS LOCAL BASEBALL MAN HAS FINE BUNCH LINED UP CLASSY RACERS ENTERED SEVEN DAYS "nothing else but bats, balls, "..clubs, -.'fishing tackle, etc., along on the family va.cs- -There --would' be" lots more fua lots: -more 'health 'than you .couldrjget -out- 'of a dozen minkfuls j OUT HIS TEAM TO NATIONAL LACROSSE TEAM TO GO AFTER THE MINTO CUP _ ______ Vancouver, Sept. after- Vancouver, Sept. next chal- local baseball enthusiast, who follows noon at Minoru track the fall meeting lingers for the Miuto Cup held by .the iQETYOUR; SPORTING TOOLS '.'he you them right. We handle "the near right kind. Lethbridge rti% Goods Ccx :J1'. ROUND anrS ana ar a following all star line up, iLdmntOn i eau.S at a FcU the big leagues very closely, presents of the Vancouver Jockey Club will be opened, and already 141 classy animals in which to Amicably Agree on- Post Series President Eckstorm Knows Where He's At Sept. is quiet and waiting in "baseball circles here., Calgary has appealed to Secre- and Bill Carney took a mean advan- he has age o view to 'havin ous races .s paid special attention to the have entered for the van f the players selected, with a during the seven days meet. "it a club which would i At che present time there are be able to hold togetheiy-nd retain its speed for some time to come: Gibson, horses in training at the Lulu Island track, and 60 horses are now on their Salmcnbellies of New Westminster will be the Nationals of Montreal, i'or last Saturday the Frenchmen proved their right to this honor by defeating Cornwall in the Factory City three goals to one. The Montreals went down to defeat Carrigan, Archer, c; Mathewson. Ruck- way from Butte, where they jjef0re t-he Tecumshes of Toronto by and as the Xatioaal Association er> Johricon, Mattern. Moren andCain-jhave been racing for the past six score 01- g to 4, stands for clean, fair sport, it cannot pjtz p; Chase Ib; Collins 2b Grant, Coining Down to -The -truth is I over-estimat- '-ed'.the demand for Spring and Summer .Clothing -and order-- "They "are good snored .from "high, grade. English Worsted Serge; and. quite suitable but Fd rather at a loss. than, carry them over to -next season. So, out '.goes Suits for Engiish Poplin Ties In aE colors for Sole Agts. for the Slater Shoe MAN r Next to the Eureka.Theatre .LITTLE'S: NEW; PROTEGE Sept. Little, the Johnson has tary Fan-ell of. the, National Coaamls- j consistently decide in favor of' Cal- Bridwell. ss.; Magee, If.; Speak- sion for a ruling on President Eck- er> cf rf_. and Lord, storm's -action in- awarding the last In respect to the order-of the presi- utility infielders: Wheat and Lewfe, gaae to giving them that two of the post-season ser- utility outfielders; Hofman, general 'the championship of ser- j ies are to 'be played in Edmonton and utility man. In explaining these ies. Farrell hss acknowledged the j three -a -became his reasons for these selections, he says: appeal and says he is investigating, j Privilege from a resolution'passed at .players -were selected with the Iast jaeetiag. Oj .league held idea hay ing an all-star team for some time, 10 come. I placed where playing, youth and disposition in order _ named, with a few sacrifices here and Chase is the peer of all first- 4. 4. -J, 4, packers, young, with possibly a shady .Y, disposition. Collins is possibly as C good, as, any second baseman, young, _____ L.CA.E: 'good disposition. Grant will size .up v A about the saine way, .though it is hard The local professional ball matter to choose between him, Byrne. .Tile Calgary management in the event j of 'Farrell upholding. Eckstorm, will j in Calgary. object to the president's order that! Eckstorm knows two of the post-season games be play-1 be is at. ed in Edmonton. The local manags- meiTt claim that the agreement -J? -T the series was split was that the ehain- t weeks. -Twelve horses from Calgary and Winnipeg, with fifteen from Everett. Wash., make up the list or horses now entered, but when the curtain rises on the Vancouver Jockey Club's fall meeting next Saturday afternoon it can be safely said there will be in the neighborhood of two hundred gallop- ers; fit" and ready for the raising of pionship series, if any, 'should be play- ed in this city, Edmonton wants to I ,L games out of the. five and the clubs j show no signs of agreeing. The -Calgary team will hold their field day -of sports tomorrow. the JTorontos had aa easy victoryiluyupun Torontos had an easy time, defeating the Capitals of Ottawa in the Queen City, winning by 14 goals to 4. The chief surprise in the N.L.U. Sat urday the defeat of the Montreals at the hands of the Tecumshes, and as a result, last year's champions drop to fourth place in the standing. ttie barrier. The feature event of the The Nationals under the leadership opening of Newsey Lalonde will come out west the Opening Handicap, val-! in quest of the much coveted trophy ue ?500. This event will be six fur early this month, as the Frenchmen long dash and all the sprinters have propose to leave Montreal the early entered. .part of. next week, and the Royals large number of the horses com-1 will likely bo asked to defend the ing from Butte have never performed at Minoru before, and it will be inter- players were paid off -vester- .Lord and Devlin, age barring the Picking them. Among the hors- Referring'to the above is not likely that Secretary Farrell, of the National Commission, ivill over- rule President Eckstorm in spite of the clause in the. rule 'book which gives the home" team manager the privilege of deciding .whether the grounds were fit .-to' jlay on or not. j The rule was not made to abuse and j to give one -club the advantage over j another." The .rale has been abused i T1 v day and this morning-the ma- jority of them left for their homes. A barnstorming nine .will leave here tomorrow mornin under lie ..management of Catcher Mclntosh. of the Re- gina team. Dudley. Ward and other Twilight League ers will compose the team. They will play in Montana and then drift west. ter. It is close between BridwelL Bush, Tinker, Wagner. Doolan, Wal- lace ,and Turner age barring the last .four. Brid-is the choice, as he is a g fast and accurate fielder, a splendid [hitter in a too old and, a i splendid disposition.. Cobb is. a great AI all-round player, young, fair disposi- es coming- from the Montana track are Blameless, the.Vancouver owned horse which won the second race there oh, Thursday at nice odds; .Em- ma Cr, Evran, Hannah Louise, Thistle Bell, Fernando, Copper Town, Coon: skin; Silver Grain. John Made- line Musgrave, Burleigh, Sir Angus, anfl same can'be applied Louis and other .high-class hor- 41'' Speaker and the latter being ses- one of the most naturaF fielders in ,1., the business'. Gibson is the steadiest mug on September 10 and 17. CAN TOMMY BIG LEAGUE NATIONAL There was only one jrawe in 11 National League yesterday, the othr games being preventtd by raiu. At jeittsburg t; Cincinnati .1... Camnitz, Phillippi and Gibson; bee and Clark; umpires .Rigler an ivmslle. AMERICAN New York-Boston, rain. At ProvillL .TTO EASTERN .e providence o Jersey City 5 SUne and Fitzgerald; Frill and Buf ler; umpires Halligan and Byron. At Buffalo Kochester 1 7 Butfalo 4 5 iUcUonnell and Blair; Taylor am Williams; umpires Kelly Boyle. NORTHWESTERN At Tacoma racoma, 5 t; Seattle ____ ____ 2 s At Sookane Spokane Vancouver s 12 7 i-> ASSOCIATION At Toledo- Minneapolis s Toledo.....'.. n Altrock and Owens; Yinglin Hartley; umpire Owens. Second sam C 1 and Minneapolis 7 COME BACK? The track at Minoru is in grand BURNS WILL SEEK CHAMPION- SHIP HONORS THREE MATCHES ON Detroit, Michigan Sept.' in fact the best since, its in-1 Burns wants to Sight three more fights i catcher, not too old and a good dis- j-auguration, and a number of track re-j before he gives .up active work in the I position.. Carrigan is a good cords should be shattered, as a result i prize ring. In a letter from Seattle, :ja hard hitter, young and a fair rtis- the better class of horses which where he is now stopping, -to William SNODGRASS I THE .-New York, Sept. Snodgrass, of the Giants, is probably the most talked-about baseball player in the country today. Ail-this notoriety has fcome'ta. is due to his tho. leading batter of 'the- two .'agues, favor, that .carries with it the additional.', prestige of being the 'premier swatter, land. That a young player- having his first season as a regular-on s. big league team should have the -ability as hat- ter, let alone the temerity to -cope with such sluggers, and champion as Hans Wagner, Ty Cobb iLarry Lajoie, was -so surprising that fandom the world over'; was dazed at first when ihe, new baiting phenom flashed over the baseball firmament. When it was seen, though, that, the new applicant for 'batting supremacy was not a mere flash of temporary bus gave promise of becom- ing a fixed- star, it dawned 'on the base- ball public that the youthful aspirant was worth being considered as a rea" position- Archer is a smooth' catcher young, and his disposition is ?ood. It is hard, to leave out Bresnahan. ?nd Klisg, b.ut age would be slightly again- st them. The pitchers are the best, al! your.g -except Matty, with: generally Igood dispositions. stoUe 01 pitching- and his excellent habits should keep him in rhe big show some lime yet. Hummel is an fielOcr, not TOO old and dis- position. Lore! is a great "int'Iclder. and ihitter, young, fair disposition. AVheat is a great fielder, young, 'good disposi can be said of Low- Kofman is a in out -disposition. With .this season and rapid risers. Kofm out, the- quota j'JsMer, yj of startling sensations of the year j McGaw or Clarke as manager, enousrli 1910. And there "will be more. Snodgrass does giv-e the evidence: -of becoming a "busted 'nom'' of-so many brilliap-t youngsters., who have promised EG will be here. NATIONAL LACROSSE UNION STANDING W. L. For Ag. Nationals 9 1 Torontos 7 4 Tecumshes 7 4 Montreal 5 4 Shamrocks 4 .5 Cornwall 3 S Capitals 1 10 82 72 .til 3S' 38 48 -108 Mclntosh, of this city, Burns says 'he is anxious to fight Jack Johnson. i "I expect to fight Langford. in Lon- don gome- time in December; under the auspices of Hugh D. Mclntosh, the Australian, says Surns. 50 -is his way from. New York to business .with me now. I..guess 54 j Langford as a tough fellow all right, 6Q -but that does not cut any ice with me. 63 .that he has been in a Games next Saturday Nationals af Montreal, Shamrocks at Ottawa. much .-so little, when the cni- thon iast night, mi TI rt iias nerve most essential CAMERON DEFEATED TORONTO MAN IN "FIVE MILE RACE .Amherst, N. S., Sept. S. Cameron, winner of the Boston mara- two Combined with nerve up to the twenty-fifth' lap, when, "he has youth and ;Cameron sprinted about 50 yards :to fcbe finish. em high--record, and confidence strength on his side, a, good eye, the ability to judge distance and a snappy Hrovement'to his- swing at the that has always -brought forth the j best result in batting. taken- Sandy -Ferguson, the" with the famous "stars whc 'heavy ander his. man i had preceded him and -who were Lltfle'" seems -to .think' that [thought to have a mortgage on the -Fergusoiu-'with proper "handling, is the tallest batting averages that .-were pos- most-ilkely heavy weight to beat John-! sible. .son. rrt i -Baseball has been full of surprises defeated -Toronto-'s speedy-.importation. H. S. Perkins, in mile contest on the Ramblers qua-lmes that enable him to hold his grounds. Perkins proved "himself own, if not. to do better than his pres- man to beat Thev ran' side by PRESIDENT LYNCH WiLL HAVE NEW UMPIRES Cincinnati. Ohio. Sept. ma} fielders cannot "lay for" Snodgrass say that next winter I shall revise the SAM CAN'T UNDERSTAND WHY THEY HURT THEIR HEADS Sam heavyweight of Boston, happened to witness-three! white' put out b_y having heads strike the floor in a New York; boxliig .club recently. One seemed...tq! be in a pretty bad shape for or so. but came around later. In talk-, ing of the affair shortly after Lang-, ford said: "It certainly am s'prisin'- to me white boys hurt fallin" on tihe-ir haids. I can't account for it nohow. Bless my soul, but their haids must be brittle. "Now, if I had my way 'bout it and had to fall; though none .of These heah boys seem to be pushin" me down very hard, I woul ies' say. 'Lemme fall or with any degree of certainty. He has list of umpires in the National League i my -Jiaid.' If I was knocked -so stiff I the happy faculty of "hitting 'em; and cut out the deadwood which has could see a flock of comets, and was where they as happily in the staff for the last I was goin" to fall on my haid, I sed by Willie Keeler in answer to said President Thos. J. Lynch, of the j would feel puffickly safe. And' the the question propounded to Mm: "What makes a good Snodgress is j.iist as liable to piace National League -here last nigbt. jmore these boys .slam me on the haid a sizzling liner, to right as he is to Jslon tofia-v Members of the national commission jthe better I like -it. Seems puffickly are here to conduct the drafting ses- ridicilis for these boys to be hurting their haids all the time." sting -the ball.to left or centre. He hits either a high or low ball with appar- ently equal 'ease, but his surest hits. and the most deadly, are made from in-balls around hiis shins, that he slioote past third' base or in the left j HAD TO GO SOME TO GET A DRAW The Callies came very near being field direction with'unstoppable speed, beaten by the Y. M. C. A.'s'in the first seasons of satisfactory ser- vice have taught men that Fit-Reform Suits have no rival in the world of fashion. What Fit-Reform has These are called by him "shin skin- and they are surely well named, jand forcibly and will express the al- most incredible swiftness with they are propelled off his bat. round of the Wright Charity Shield competition on Wednesday. They were without Boss and Oliver, probably their two best players, who are away na however, and in the second, the Scotchmen seeing that masters were looking serious, buckled together and were able to equalize. Macdonald.- took Boss's place in goal and Craw- ford played instead of Oliver. The line-ups were as follows: Y. M. C. goal; Easton, when he gets thro.usrh. If I am successful with Lankford" I. will .turn. my attention to securing a fight I recently defeated 2n rounds in -Australia. Then I want" to get- a. fight-on -with --JohnsbnV that I will be able to put up a good fight with Johnson, and have no rea- son to believe, all; things being "'equal'- imt I can beat No as vet this seaso" helPinS Hillhurst. the Calgary ._ batsman lift the People's Shield, and Home, backs: Mcllvena, Camtron Dili of the twirlers have struck thf iaif haives: Alcocic. Engle. McKay.. Mat- t lo ra v m, A TTlTi T him out but he has always come bacfc vttf-v Wilson forwards h a 'safe drive which proves A's on tbe otil-r hand Played mag- goal; R. Moore no Etcher has anythingon him. and at time nad the (Anderson, backs; Smith. White, Glenn. grass just dotes on southpaws, nothing In their favor They halves; Marr. Page, Moore, Wemyss. righthand pitchers ...do not'seem toidld not the necessary stanmi-jand Crawford, forwards. bother him more. '.___.., Just now the young batting phenom JOHNNY KUNG .PRESIDENT FORMED Kansas -rCity; Sept. A -National Billiard League, which has .been under discussion for several months, has at last, been formed, according, to a let- ter received here to-night from .John" G. Kling, the catcher for the Chicago; National League baseball team. The officers follow: John G., Kling.. Kansas -City. President; William Mus- sey. Chicago, and John' B, Doyle. New York, Secretary Treas- urer. The elections, made by mail votes, _were completed tonight. Cities to be represented in the lea- gue .are Kansas Gity Philadelphia. Chicago, .St. Louis, Pfttshurg, i New Ycrk and Cincinnati. The sea- son will open- November 1 and close April 6. Opening games will be play- 1 ed with Kansas City at Pittsburg and with New York at Boston. The schedule has noe been complet- ed. Prizes will be awarded to the teams finishing first, second third and fourth, and individual prizes will be a- warded to the men making the highest score in a single game and to the play- er making the highest run of the sea- son. Toledo o' .Patterson and Kobinson am Abbott; umpire Owens. At Aailwaukee 9 Indianapolis ___ 10 l Cutting and Marshall; Craig anc Howley; umpires Chill and Bierhalter At St. Paul 5 JLoulsx'iJIe 1 Called seventh, darkness. Columbus-Kansas City, no-game 01 account of .rain. P. O. Residence- GAEAGE BEOW1STE- -1262 Stalls, with lockers, etc. Kates reasonable. Cars washed, polished and delivered. 246-Westminster Road. Lunch Counter Cigars and Tobacjcp. A. C Messer Proprietor Successor to C. L Upton Basement Oliver Blk. Barber Shop in Connection 1 leads Ty Cobbr his nearest rival for lthe honors and ownership of aone m aeacing st> ies, i the auto to gjyen. to batter of the two big leagues, by more than 25 points in percentage. Snodgrass's present average is about .405, while Cobb'3 is round .380. The youthful has been in the Suits for this season. i Giant, too, for the last three weeks has i averaged nearly a -hit in every two times at bat. and that shows the re- jmarkable pace he is setting. .When imay fail off a bit, bv... heretofore this fuiiy as wen on ARE FOOLISHLY SUPERSTITIOUS T-S f _ j ne is wueu F lt-K.erorni CaannentS jlhe Giants go on their next trip he -j in ail their newness and general excellence I season has at uoiue. The rules Binder which the auto ie Philadelphia, Sept. makes one laugh to see a championship- ball club so imbued -with senseless super- stition as to act the part of a gang of ignorant Africans. Here are the Cubs and the Athletics, great clubs and win- by the champion ball clubs of the ners in their respective leagues, soon to battle for the highest horiors of the baseball world, and yet so ignorant superstitions of the Dark Ages which might be expected of a gang of Huns but which looks as silly as anything that was ever said or done at Long view when actually given as a reasoc country. It is impossible to believ< that all the players on these two clubs or even a majority of them, share n are they of world principles'that they'such a dense ignorance. There musv for you to see and try 131 I to be entitled to a chance to have hif Ifear that-the act would prove a hoodoo j batting average considered must have j to them. Both Connie Mack and Frank jbeen at bat at. least 350 times. Snod-j Chance have stated openly that they grass has at the present time only had will not allow their clubs to be photo- a few more than 200 times up, bu-: as graphed in a group because they be- the Giants have still over 50 moreilieve that if they did so they would games to play, there is little doubt of I lose a lot of games and might possibly his being able to qualify. be beaten o.ut for the pennants that McKELVfE McGUIRE Sole Agents f Snodgrass was engaged by are after. Can you .beat that? IVicGraw as a catcher the Giants j If you should address these noted ath- were on a spring training trip to Losileres by the epithet of "bonehead" j Angeles, Cal.. where the youngster was i they would be highly insulted. They I playing with a local college team, imagine that they are the wisest That-was four years ago. No chance brightest and most intelligent presented itself for Snodgrass to be- j sentatives of athletics in the world to- jcome a regular .catcher, but hi was j day. And yet they will not have their held, and McGraw's pictures taken because if they did they judgment of- the youngster's ability might go out and lose a long string of ball games. This is survival -cf tic judgment of- the youngster's was not misplaced. crowd, and the action of the manag ers is taken to satisfy the gloomy in telligences of these few. But'yor would 'think that men like Chance and Mack would be ashamed, to admit tha they were command-ing anything sc dense in the way of solid mahogany Such stuff was-all right in the day? of Old Pete Browning. When sorriW one came rushing into the clubhousf one day with the news that Garfield had been shot. Old Pete asked: "Gar field? Never heard of him. What clut did he play It would seem as if tile day had passed for that sort.o' stuff in high-class baseball, and ye: remnants of the same solidity of dome evidemjy remain, oven In. our cham MOWING A glass of .ALBERTA'S PRIDE beer will refresh-