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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta ft TTIE LETTTBRTDOE DATLY HERALD Thursday, Seytombei- 1013 ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST RED SOX HAVE SHADE ON GIANTS World's Series Dope Commencing to Cir- culate FRANK CHANCE IS IMPROVING After Recovery Doctors Think That He Can Play Ball Again New York. Sept. Frank Chance, of the Chicago Nation- al baseball team, who was operated on here yesterday, for :i blood clot at the base of the brain, was reported today as rest lug well. His physicians be- lieve that Chance will aWe re- turn to baseball as a player. lias been troubled vio- lent heavhielres for more than a year. His believed' 10 have been caused by a blo'w on the head from a pitched ball. With the pennant winner assmi-ed in both the American League and the Rational League, world's scries con- versation is beginning to occupy the attention of the fans. Tte Giants, as last year, are not figured as having as good a team as the American L-en pue pennant winners of this year, buc great confidence is being displayed in their aggressive-ness, sameness ant fighting spirit. Tae pitching staff of the Giants is a rather enigmatical pro- position, and for a -world's series, ovit- fide of .Matty, k is not to put your hand on any other member of York club's staff and say. "Here's one pitcher who will win his You could say p, course, but barring Matty, you would hardly believe it yourself. JeS may get byc with a'win, but Rube Mar- Qnard will have to show more heart than he 'lias since his record run if lie hopes to score a victory over tire Red Sox. The others, Crandall. Wilt- se and Ames, are not in the picture at Boston Has the Edge The baseball experts are giving Boston all the better up of the sum- ming up. In only one base-stealing, which is practically ag- the Giants been allowed, a look in at all, at all. Man- ager McGraw is credited with, being a very sharp fellow, and his methods are sometimes difficult to combat, but looking at the bati teams in a cold- blooded manner, Boston appears to hav-o the edge on New York. The out and out fans, of course, will be divid- ed on the proposition. New York rcoters can't see anybody but the Giants. Their visual limitation cost them a pot of money when the Ath- letics came to Gotham last y-ear, and they will be back again this year, only stronger, in the hope of getting and a Httie besides. Fans in other cities will cheer and root and show a personal appreciation of the merits of the players, but the New. York fans will delve down into their Jeans and bet their hard-earned dollars 'that they are right and that their team is the better icam. That's New York's way of doing things. They desire to feel in a substantial way the effects of their enthusiasm. BIG CROWD IS HOW THEY FINISHED Final Standings in the Two "Big Four" Eastern La- crosse Leagues D. L. A. Standing rorontos Nationals Irish-Can. W. I.. F. 14 4 112 10 S 10! 7 11 S9 5 77 A. SG 71 107 Cornwall Capitals Montreal Bhamrockg N. L. U. Standing L. P. n 134 8 04 15 10 8 OUT Special Street Car Service for Berinet Shield Game Saturday AM eyes outside the realm of dull care will be directed toward the Athletic Park Saturday after- noon, where tlte big soccer battle for the championship of Alberta will be played between the cham- pions of Calgary, and a crack el- even representing Lethbridge. The deciding game between the Calgary Callies and HMlhurst is being played to a finish tonight, and to avoid another tie, the cor- ners will be recorded, so that if no goals are scored, the corners will count, and decide the game. The game Is called for four o'- clock, and, given a fine afternoon, It is safe to say that the Athletic Park will see its biggest crowd. Supt. Reid, of the street car sys- tem, has guaranteed to look after the traffic end of it, and will have plenty of cars to convey the crowds to and from the park. The Overseas team will be strengthened by the inclusion of several of the S. O. E. and Gallic players, who are properly regis- tered, and will make Calgary go some to win. On the last occasion when the Calgary Callies played here, the home team had the visitors going ali the way, and the cow-town kickers were indeed lucky to get away with 3 draw. The following will uphold the honor of Lethbridge, and should have a fine chance to romp home with the long end of the score; Sumner; Patterson and Home; CauidweN, Whyte and Wliletts; Brennan, Thompson, Parker, Lin- ning and T'ennant. JACK BR1TTON WINS ON FOUL Boston, Sept. Britton, of Xew York, wag given a decision over Young Saylor, of Indianapolis, on a foul here 'tonight. The men had been boxing cleverly for five rounds. In the sixth one of Saylor'a drives to B-rltton's stomach fell, foul and the referee called the bout over. YOUTH who much money amassed Was asked how he saved it so fast, I choose To shine my own He said; "that makes my dimes last." SHOE POLISH IT'S no trouble to shinoyour shoes if you nso Polo. You merely daub on tho polish and give it a few a shine! Ask your grocer or shonnian for polish in the BIG tnn. tan both cleans 15 "Good lor Leather- the Weather" MONEY LIKELY TO LURE JACK ABROAD But the Champion is Not Talking Fisticuffs at Present Chicago, Sept. W, J. C. Kelly, of Hugh Mclntosh, Australian fight promoter, arrived yesterday, prepared to offer Jack Johnson" to fight in the Anti- podes with Sam Langford and Sam MeVey. Johnson last .night declared he would not give the ring or any oth- er matter of business a thought for a't least a week on account of the re- cent death of his wife. lie said he would probably accept Kelly's offer in due course, provided tho details wero satisfactory. CHICAGO CUBS DRAFT OTTAWA SHORTSTOP YOU'VE GOT TO ADMIT THAT JOHNNY'S A BEAR Ottawa, Sept. 19. The drafting by the Chicago Nationals of shortstop Art Schwind, of the Canadian league team, came as a big surprise to offi- cials of the Ottaiva club, when the announcements were made by the Na- tional Commission. Scouts of the Cin- cinnati, St. Louis and New York Am- erican clubs had been here during the ball season, but the Cubs had not been heard from. The Ottawas were asked to name price on Sch'wiud, but they placed it so. high, hoping to escape the draft. au-d retain him for next scapon, that the Highlanders passed him up, hoping to get him by the draft. f Schwind did sensational work in the Canadian league and Shaughnessy thinks' he will make good in the ma- jors. He is now in Ottawa, employed by ;he Ottawa Electric 'Co., which practically controlled the local team. Schwind was turned loose. -by Fort Wayne at, the beginning- oE the sea- son. JOHN j., Last year when "Rube1" Marquard hit the bull's eye and pitched New York into the championship of the Na- tional wise guys said J. J. MeGraw was the luckiest manager in the game. Now they are pulling the same old "army stuff" because j Jeff Tesreau is niaklng good for the Giants. "It's just McGra'w's luck to have a bush, leaguer like Tesreau "come through for him in the said a fan the other night, McGraw's friends laugh and say "What's the difference as long as the little Napoleon gets there every year? Luck or no luck, you've got to hand 11 to McGraw." ENGLISH FOOTBALL London. .Sept. League today Milwall Athletics beat Merthyr Town by two goals to one. BIG GOLF TOURNAMENT STARTS HERE SATURDAY The Lethbridge Country Club is to h-avo a flight competition, match play. The first round is to be played on Sat- urday, September ,21st, commencing at 2 p.m. sharp. .Prizes presented by members of the club will be given to the winners of each flight. The >yith the player's handicap in the first round, are as fol- lows: First'Flight J. II. Donnan 20 L. M. Johnstons 20 f H. J. 20 C. G. K. Nourse 20 W. H. McClelland 20 I. L. Robinson 20 H. Donaan 14 T. Gillespie, scratch Game Will be Played Extensively at the Y. M. C. A. This Winter Indoor baseball is one of the liveliest and most scientific games that comes within the scope of indoor games. Indoor baseball is going to be featured at the Y. M. C. A. this winter. The Herald stated a few issues-back that wrestling would be pro- moted at the "Y" this season to such an extent would be among the foremost sports of the institution, but the grappling game will have a hot rival in indoor baseball for attractive sport. 'However, wrestling and Indoor baseball are not alike In any particular and there will be no conflicting of the two games. Basket ball is more closely related to indoor baseball, but it is not likely that, basketball will be played until after Christmas, it being the purpose of the physical department to let indoor baseball hold sway ii-ntil the holiday season. The game of indoor baseball was Invented in Chicago In 1887. Mem- bers of the Parragut boat club had assembled in the gymnasium hall on Thanksgiving day of that year and an old time boxing glove was care- lessly thrown into the room. One of the boys took up a broom and batted the glove back to the thrower, wheis Geo. W, Hancock suddenly exclaimed. "Say boys, let's play Thereupon'the huge wrestling match was hauled around to answer for a diamond and a lively game Look place, the broom handle having been broken off aiid used for the bat and the boxing glove taking the place of the ball. It proved great fun and at its conclusion Mr. Hancock gathered the members around him and unfolded a jila-a which occurred to him ss the players were sliding around the hall. "I believe the game can be worked into a regular game of baseball which can be played Indoors, and If you all come down Saturday night, I'll maku up some rules and a ball and a bat which will suit the purpose of the -sport and do no damage to the surroundi-ngs." And so on the night announced, two teams were chosen, end the rules were read which were made to conform with the surroundings and a large ball and a rubber tipped bat was produced. The contest was one of the funniest performances over witnessed, and the spectators were loud in their praises- of indoor baseball and the new sport was christened. From this beginning, tho sport has grown U'Zitll now it readies out into all parts of the country and thousands upon thousands are enter- tained during the winter months, cither as active participants or en- thusiastic followers of tho game. The rtrtc-3 of the game are not RO greatly different from those of outdoor bascbnll. A bASC-Ktealcr cnn't rim until the catcher holds the ball, being one that is distinguishing rule and another outstanding one is the pitching method. A pitcher can only um the bull the butter. The llcrnld will bo pleased to answer questions on rules of the gome. Second Flight 24 22 j 22 22 f 22 1 "W. A. Buchanan G. R. TluniiiK A. Barnsley D. A. Duff _ W. R. Seatle J. N. McCHniou F. E. Fisher E. Adams Third Flight A. B. Stafford J. D. Higinbotham 30 R. Stye Dr. McNally 28 1 28 j A. C. D. Blanchard 28 B. Power 2ti. S. J. Shepherd W., P. Lindsay 24 24 W. Poapst C. F. Glllls Fourth Flight 34 J 36 f R H. Wilson 36 H. S. Sheldon 36 j W. -M. Harris 32 J. C. Reid 30 H. M. Beeby 30 B. C. Kelson 30 CATCHER COSTS DETROIT Detroit, Sept. was announc- ed this evening that Detroit Ameri- can league baseball club has traded infielder Derrick to the New' York i Americans for catcher and has purchased catcher Rondeau from Washington. It is understood lion- deau cost the local club The Standings National W. L. New York 91 43 Chicago........... 86 50 Pittaburg........... 83 an Cincinnati.......... 70 C9 Philadelphia......... 05 71 St. Louis............ 58 S3 Brooklyn........... 50 86 Boston......-...... 44 S-l American Boston............. !17 41 WashlnRtou......... 84 56 Philadelphia........ S3 57 Chicago........... GS 70 Detroit............ (IB 75 Cleveland 04 76 New York............ 48 00 St. Louis........... 46 Oi Intermit Toronto...... Rochester Newark Baltimore Montreal..... Jersey City 89 .84 76 75 70 70 Buffalo............. (IS Providence......... 61 Northwestern gentile............ 88 67 Spokane........... 80 IIS Vancouver.......; 87 Portland.......... 72 80 Victoria............ 08 87 Tnconia.......... K K Pel .036 .632 .001 .504 .178 .414 .368 .567 .558 .557 .474 ..427 .402 DOGS AND HORSES ENJOY A GOOD LAUGH French Doctor Mas Photo- graphs to Support This Claim Paris, Sept. [inner, illustrated hy photographs on the of has been presented to the zoological section of the Psychologi- cal institute by'Dr. Htuilmel Duboia. lie shows tho photograph of n young greyhound to 'which a lump of sugar is being offered. The clog's lower Up, writes tho doctor, is dropped, "while tho upper lip IB raised in a kind of grin. The teeth and gums arc bars, th-3 Jaws lightly opened, tho nostrils dilated, the eyelids half tho oars laid back. The dog assumes this uppeurauce when Its mistress car- esses It or when It is simply told to hi Tho dog's owner is persuaded that it laughs, and that is the impres- sion produced on the obs-srver. Another pbotograph shows a horse which likewise opens its lips, bares its teeth and gums, and assumes a peculiar expression when sugar is offered'to it or when the word sugar Is pronounced. Us owner, a cartage contractor, is also convinced 'that his horse laughs. The doctor says that apparently, in both cases the same muscles arc brought Into play. GAMES IN THE BIG LEAGUES National Scoreless Pitchers' Battle Boston, Sept. Pirates, with Camnitz in the box defeated Boston 9 to 1, in the first game. O'Toole and Simon had a pitchers' battle in the second rrad no scores were made O'Toole allowed five hits and Simon ,wo. The game was called in the eighth on account of darkness. .St. Louis Beat Phillies Philadelphia. Sept. Louis won UIG opening game of the series here today 7 to 3. Barring one in- ning Griner kept 'the home toam: li's scattered. St. Louis won tho gams bj bunching hits in the two .linings with Philadelphia's erroi-a. Rain Interfered Wet weather put a damper on the other aNtional league games yester- day. American Athletics Out of It Chicago, Sept. lost .he first game to Chicago 1 to 9 to- diiy and thereby let Washington in o second place, neither now having i chance to do bettor than tie Boston or the championship even though win all their gam SB. and lioBlon oaes all It still has to play. In the Becond game which was called at the end of the eighth on account o'V-is ness, Brown held tho locals to one lit and only one men reached first mse. The score was 12 to 0, in Athletics' avor; Lemllne was hit several imes for seven runs in the seventh lining. Senators Took Both St. iLonis, Sept. ook both ends of tho afternoon's louble header from St. Louis, the Irst 2 to 0, and the second 8 to 2. n the first game Groome kept St. jQiila' hits well and his upport was excellent. In tho second he visitors drove Powell off the ruh- er in the sixth and hit Adams, who eplnced him Imrd. Miller a recruit rom Lowell, Mass., made his debut vitn St. Louis in the second game. Tigers Win Double Header, Detroit, Sept. York was wico defeated by Detroit today, 7 o 4, first same and 4 to 2 in the ccond. The opening contest brought ree hitting on a heavy field. Connell was easy for Detroit ou two irltical occasions, Whoatlejr outpitch- id Ford in the second game. No Game Cleveland, Sept, game hero oday with Boston was postponed on .ccount of rain. International Errors Lost Game Providence, Sept. City von the final game of the interna- lonal league season here today '2 to Sllno pitched finely but lost the ;ame on two bad 'throws to first, loth errors counted for a run. New Champions Beaten Toronto, Sept. hold tho LOW champions to four scattered hits nd .Buffalo won the final game of lie scaaon's series with Toronto 'with 5 to 1 score. S trickle t.t was easy or the Bisons in the pinches while he Leafs snored their only run OTI wo walks and single. Heche's triple featured. MARKETS LETHBRIDQE Grain prices on the local market today show u uwrKed advance over recent Thuru are no oth- er changes to record. No. 1 Northern.......... No. 2 Xort horn.......... 0.71 No. :i Northern.......... O.OS No. -I O.ljl No. 5 0.51 No. 1 Alberta lied........ 0.71 No.'i Allmrtii Hod........ O.liK NO.'3 :AiWtn 'Rod........ n.ei; No. Albortil Hod........ U.IH No. 5 Alberta tod......... 0.51 Uran. per ;on............ 21.00 Suovts, per ton......., 23.00 Oats, per ton, sacked........ Rolled Oats .........1........ 27.00 New Potatoes, per Ib. ..-.........0.01 Deals, per Hi.... .i...........0.02 Carrots, per Ib. 0.02 Turnips, per 0.01 Onions, per to .04 Butter aiijj Dairy butter 0.23 Creamery buttrr 0.35 Eggs, fresh................................. 0.35 Cattle en tne Hoof: Steers, per pound...... per pound .05 Cows, dressed, per pound.......10 Steers, dressed, per Ib......... 0.11 Sheep: per cwt. 6.01 Dressed, por 11.N Hpgt: Dressed, pec Live, Poultry: Geese, 0.14 Turkeys.............. O.ZS Live spring chickens, per Ib. 0.15 Fowl.................. 0.214 Duclra.................... 0.1S THURSDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Man., Sept. There was a Talrly active and very s'lendy market today, prices opening un- changed and having a slight tendency downward. The .Minneapolis and- Chicago options did .not today -show the strength apparent at yesterday's close. There was a very good de- mand for wheat spot cash, but Octo- ber was (lull. The weather chart shows cloudy weather general over the West, with rain at many poin'ts. Threshing will, of necessity, be delayed in a few dis- tricts. Receipts are still'considerably be- low average, being 145 cars inspected, and 116 in sight. .OiKHilnK and closing prices were as follows: ,i Open. Close S3 December........ May............ DOVi October.......... 37 "7% December........ Flax- October 157 157 November........ 15-1 153 Closing Cash Prices Wheat- No. 1 Northern.......... No. 2 Northern........... .90 No. 8 Northern......'.. A 87 No. -I.................. SS No. 5.................. 75 No. (i.................. INO. J I-'esd.............. M Winter Wheat- No. 2 Sn No. 3............ Si> No. 2 C. W............. 15 No. 3 C. W. 1Z Ex" No. 1 Feed.......... 411 No. I Feed.............. 42 No. 2 3S No. 3.................. oils No. 1.................. Rejected.............. 40 Feed.................. -10 No. 1 N. W............. 160 No. 2 C. 154 No. 3 C. W............. 143 Condemned............ 120 Minneapolis Wheat Open Close September 87% December........ SI) VI May............ 9-1 Chicago Wheat September 9Ipri flUt Doc-amber........ May............ THE CHICAGO MARKETS Chicago, llil.. Sept. response which cables made lo strength on this side, turned the wheat market today downward. It. is Irellovol also that the demand from shnrts'had been fully satisfied. The opening was unchanged to lo'w- or. December started at to OIV4, the same! as last night, to VI down, and fell lo .11. An easy feeling prevailed In oa'ls, on account of depression in other cer- eals. December started a shade to !i lower at 32% to and sag- ged to 32 H. Northwestern Spokane 1. Seattle 5, Portland 3. Vancouver 1, Victoria 0. Association Kansas City 5, Minneapolis 4. Toledo 3, Columbus 1. ;