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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE OlTIIBIUDflE DAILY ITEKALD Monday, .September 23, ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS COUNTRY CLUB GOLF TOURNEY A HUMMER Matches Brought Out Large Number of Players and Events Were Keenly Contested-The Winners of the Various Flights The Country Club presented an ani- j in the fourth flight the play had to taated scene on Saturday when the j lie continued to the twentieth hole in order to hreak a tie. Mr. Harris win- unnual tournament began. c K; every member participated in and H. ,j, H. skoita tall a competition The contests were ar- ciose Inaleh, Nour.se winning on ranged in flights and several of the; the last hole. GAMES IN THE BIG LEAGUES National SATURDAY RESULTS New York 2, plttslmrg 1. Cincinnati 2, Huston 13. Philadelphia 3, Chicago 2. Philadelphia 3, Chicago 3. Brooklyn 10, St. Louis 0. events were keenly contested. IB the second flight G. K. Tinning and W. A. Buchanan were drawn together and "they had to play two holes over the required eighteen in order to decide ihe winner, Mr. Tinning winning on the twentieth hole. In the game be- itwwn W. M. Harris and J. C. Reid CANNOT DECIDE WORLD'S SERIES DATES JUST YET Tis Possible for Giants to be Disloged from Top Rung York, Sept. The meeting Tire results in the several flights I were as follows FIRST FLIGHT L. M. Johnstone beat J. R. 'Con- nan, 3 up and 2 to play. C. G. K. Noucse beat H. J. H. Skeith i up. I. L. Robertson won from H. McLelland by default. T. Gillespie beat H. Donnan 3 up and 2 to play. Gillespie did the eigh- teen holes in 76. In the semi-finals Xourse beat John- stone 3 up and 2 to play, and Gilles- pie won from Robertson 3 up and 3 to play. The final will be played ofi as soon as the weather clears. SEfOND FLIGHT G. R. Tinning beat W. A. Buchanan on the 20th hole, 1 up. D. A. Duft beat A. Barnsley 4 up and 3 to play. W. R. Sea tie beat A. McClinton 2 up and 1 to play. W. A. Adams beat F. E. Fisher 1 American SATURDAY RESULTS St. Louis -I, Philadelphia 3. Cleveland 5, New York -1. Boston 11, Detroit 4. Washington-Chicago, rain. SUNDAY RESULTS Washington (i, Chicago 3. Washington 1. Philadelphia 8, St. Louis 2. St. Louis'1, LETHBRIDGE HAD Had it Over Calgary Callies 2 to 0 in First Half-Taste of Victory Too Much for Local Eleven They Blew Up in Second Half and Visitors Tied Score GAME OF FIRST ROUND IN BENNET SHIELD COMPETITION HERE SATURDAY A DRAW of the National Baseball Commission scheduled for Wednesday in this city to arrange for the world's series with, the idea that bv that time it would i be definitely known what clubs -would j be contenders will probably find the up- THIRD FLIGHT National League pennant race still undecided to a mathematical certain- ty. The New York Giants now need four games to assure them positively of tie National League pennant and the only war In whicb they can -win that assurance before the National Commission meets trill be the com- bination of victories orer the Pitts- burg team here "tomorrow and Tues- day together with double defeat of the Chicago Cubs by Philadelphia at the same time. With little probability 01 such a break, it may be that the National Commission will further delay the "dates for the world series until the National League race is formally: A. B. Stafford beat J. D. I-Iigin- botham by default. R. Slye beat Dr. McNally by fault. E. Power beat A. C. D. Blanchard de- up. 1 Lindsey beat S. "J. Shepherd 1 up and 3 to play. FOURTH FLIGHT H. S. Sheldon beat E. H. Wilson 6 up and 5 to play. W. M. Harris beat J. C. Reid on the twentieth hole 1 up. Mr. Beeby beat B. C, Kelson by default. The draws for tb? sftnii-finals are 3.3 follows SECOND FLIGHT Tinning vs. Duff, Adams vs. Seatle. THIRD FLIGHT Stafford vs. Slye, Power vs. Lind- sey. FOURTH FLIGHT Sheldon, a bye, Harris vs. Beeby. International SATURDAY RESULTS Rochester (J, Toronto 3. Montreal 2, Buffalo 1. Buffalo 9, Montreal 1. Newark 4, Jersey City 3. Providence 3, Baltimore I. SUNDAY RESULTS BufTala S, Montreal 3. Montreal 5, Buffalo 3. Association SATURDAY RESULTS Louisville 11, Indianapolis 2. Louisville 1, Indianapolis 0. St. Paul 2, Kansas City 2. Kansas City 7, St. Paul G. Toledo 5, Columbus 3. Minneapolis-Milwaukee, rain. SUNDAY RESULTS Kansas City 7, St. Paul 4. Kansas City 7, St. Paul 4. St. Paul C, Kansas City 5. Milwaukee 5, Minneapolis 0. Milwaukee 4, Minneapolis 2. Louisville 3, Minneapolis 2. Should Letbbridge have won? True, they succeeded in keeping a lead of two goals for 60 minutes, but no one who saw Saturday's game will deny, Calgary's claim to a division of. goals, for during the latter stages of the game, they displayed such a fine knowledge of football that bad they been beateu, it would have beeu hard luck. Each aud everyone of the borne supporters was at fever heat as the home players scored first one goal and then two, and loud were the cries, "Make it three." But such was not to be, although had Ltnuing's shot been six inches lower, three !t must have been. It was a very noticeable fact that during the second half of the game the Calgary players adopted tho Ions passing game, whether by accident or design, one cannot say. But it was this that stood ithem in good stead, as the game they played la the first half just suited our defence, they being ablt; to intercept the short passing. Much has been said regarding a protest by the two teams, but whereas Calgary did protest on the grounds that "this not being a boiia fide team the Overseas -Interviewing Secretary "Westley, he states that all those players who had played in Saturday's game were fully registered when the entrance money was scut to Calgary. So, had Lethbridge won. they would have had no fear as to the outcome as to the protest. The rules of the "Bennett Shield Competition" say: Should a game be drawn, ten minutes extra each way to be played. i 'By some unfortunate oversight none seemed to thinlc of this till after the teams had left the field, although th'ere were cries from the grandstand of "overtime." As the Calgary boys had left for their hotel they could hardly he ex- pected to return to play extra time aud to use Referee QUIT'S words, "You don't expect me to go and get them back, when I don't know anything about any extra time." Had the captains, been notified of this rule at half time, and theii had Calgary refused to play, they would have had to come here again, but as things are. the-LeUibridgo boys will have to go to Calgary. The 500 .spectators who witnessed (team was plas'ing for all his 'worth. The game was transferred to the Lethbridge territory, Nesbitt shoot- Smoke American Navy Tobacco Fragrant selected leaf, manu- factured by Bock City Tobacco Company Winnipeg Quebec MARKETS the game on Saturday last were treat- ed to a fine display of football. But OLD COUNTRY FOOTBALL London, Sept. results' of league football games Iilaysd First Division Aston Villa 1, West Bromwioh Al lion 4. BolWn 2, City JilTerpool 1; Manchester Manchester United 2; Eyerton G. -JliddleeTiorough 0; Blackburn--Rov- ers 0. Newcastle United 3; Chelsea Z.- Notts County 1; Sheffield Wednes- day 2. Oldiiam Athletics 3: Sunderiand.O. Sheffield United 1; Woolwich Ar- cenal-3. Toteriham Hotspur Derby County B. Second Division Barnsley 3; Grlmsby Town 0. Bradford 0; Leeds City 1. Burnley 3; Lincoln City 1. Pulham 3; Bury 1. Glossop 2; Blackpool 0. Hull City 2: r.liintnn Orient Fosse 1: Birmingham Preston North End 1; Notts Forrest 1. Stockport County 0: Cristol City 1. Wolverhampton Wanderers Hud- dersfield Town 0. Southern League Queen's Park Rangers 3; North- 2. Brentford 0; Glilingharo 1. Brighton and Hove Albion 3; Wat- lord 0. Swindon Town 5; Southampton 0. Coventry City 6; Stoke 2. Bristol Borers 1; Reading 2. Exeter City 1; Crystal Palace 1. Westham United 1; .Merthyr Town Portsmouth 0; Plymouth Argyle 0. Mlllwall Athletic 0; Norwich City 0. Scottish League Aberdeen 3; Hamilton Academicals 0. Airdrionins 2; Partick Thistles 0. Dundee 3; Celtic 1. Clyde 0; Oreenock Norton 1. Queen's Park 2; Falkirk 1. Glasgow Rangers 2; Hearts of Mid- lothian 4. Hibernians 1: Paisley St. Mirren 1. Kilmarnock 2; Third Lanark a. MotherweH 1; Raith Rovers 1. Irish League 4, Tritonville I. Linfield 3, Cliftonvllle 1. Glentcrai! 0, Derry Celtic 0. Belfast Celtic 2, Shelburne 0. Rugby Swansea 32, Bridgend 6. Gloucester S, Llanelly 0. Devon Albion 20, Camborne 0. Leicester 13, Xeath 6. London Welsh 11; Catford Bridge S. Blackheath 25; Rosslyn Park 3. Northwestern SATURDAY RESULTS Vancouver 2, Victoria 1. Victoria 3, Vancouver 2. Spokane 9, Tacoma 2. Seattle 9, Portland 5, SUNDAY RESULTS Spokane 5, Tacoma 3. Spokane 1, Tacoma 0. Seattle C, Portland 4. unfortunately they were unable to see a definite finish of the gam-e, for at the call of time the score stood, two all. i; The game commenced at 4.30, Cal- gary losing the being set to face the sun. Williams kicked nft for them, who immediately pressed, Pat- terson relieving with a huge kick. Lethbridge soon got themselves into the picture, Thompson beating Petrie and McLean, shooting, however, very wide. Lining obtained possession aud fooling the gave to his partner, who took the bi on the run, his centre -being kicked away by Cooper. It goou became ap- parent that Lethbridge were not going to be easy picking, as was the gen- eral opinion, for each man on the OSCAR WASEM ATTEMPTED GREAT FEAT AT CARDSTON BUT LOST OUT Took on Town's Four Best Wrestlers and Tried to Throw Them in Away With Two, Drew with Third and Lost to Fourth Cardston, Sept. Oscar Wasem, of Leihbridge, the well known heavy- weight, was pinned to the mat at fifteen minutes past seven last night by Lige Pilling, a local man, and an ex-professional, after a seven minute struggle. exciting, The bout was short and Pilling having the advan- LITTLE FIGHTERS TO CLASH AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Sept Keichell, undefeated lightweight, of Chicago, will box ftvelve rounds with Tommy Kflbane, of Cleveland, here on Sep- tember 30. FOOTBALL MEETING The City Football League will hold an important meeting tonight at the Arcade at S.30. Business: Dealing with Cal- gary-Overseas game. tage of. freshness. Wasem had wrest- led three men before taking on Pill- ing, he having stepped In .lack Elli- son's boots at the eleventh hour and challenged any six men in Southern Alberta. His challenge was accepted by four local men, and .Toe McClaughliu, a professional, went on first. The bout with McClaugliliu was an -excellent exhibition of the game, and afforded much amusement for the crowd. He j was put to the mat on a toe hold after eight minutes of fierce wrestling. Mo Chinyhim is a good Ulan. Jack Ellisou then stepped onto the mat, and the referee, .Martin Woolf, M.P.P., called time. Wasem was cer- tainly after Ellison's goat, aud the thought he could get it with ease. But the Cardst.cn lad proved good, and couldn't be thrown, lie was always on the defensive, ami called forth some very ioiid rebukes from the referee for working one of the ring in -the tight places. Ellison's tactics were plainly to kill time, and get the when the hour was up. In this, however, he lost out, for at the expiration of tho hour the bout was not called off, so Jack pulled out sore. The agreement really was that Wasem would throw six men, the two professionals Included, In no np'eelliod time. Will Austin -was tho next man to i face AVasem, and this bout was sharp and Quick. Austin was put to the mat after ten minutes of good, quick work. Pilling Throws Wasem It now looked rosy for Wasem, and when Pilling jumped on the mat no one expected that he wo-jld start any- thing really interesting. But he did much to the chagrin of the heavy- weight. He threw Wasem in eight short minutes and won th-e purse. j Wasem Was Tired In justice to Oscar Wasem it 'must be-said that he was plainly tired when he started the 'bout with Pill- ing, and Pilling Jg a grappler of some class. Wasem will likely issue a challenge to meet any man in the south Immediately, and it is thought that Jack Ellison will accept. Elli- son certainly had the big man baffled and ihe outcome or -a bout between them would be very uncertain. There was an interesting; prelimin- ary between Blackburn and Low, two promising Cardston boys. They ing over when well placed. Give and take play ensued for a while, but Par- ker obtained possession, and passing to Lining, who in turn passed to Ten- nant, that player tricking three of the Calgary men and shooting, completed beating Gilhooley and scoring aftei 13 minutes' play. This reverse seem ed to have a salutary effect on the Calgary players, for everyone seemei to realize that things were not going their accustomed way. The Leth bridge bunch evidently were of same opinion that if they got one goiii they eOulu obtain auothffr, for such proved the case, and in practic- ally the same manner. Teunant was again given possession and with a great shot "beat Gilhooley all ends up The Calgary team shouted offside hut Referee Gurr said aud so after 26 minutes' play Lethbridge was two up. Try as they would Calgary could, not make any headway against the stalwart defence of the home boys, the halves and backs playing finely. Williams had one chance but his shot went by. The left wing of the home team again got going and Pctrle, Strang and McLeaii had to use all their Knowledge of football to keep Lining from scoring, his shot just skimming the bar. From the kickoff Caudwell got possession and beating two men, raced the 'ball three parts the length of the field, centreing, only to see Gilhooley save Thompson's shot. Half time arrived with the score Lethbridge 2; Calgary 0, Second Half The ten minutes that was taken for the interval seemed to be the down- fall of L-ethbridge; either they relied on their lead of 2 goals or they were all in, for directly on the commence- inent .of the second half It was quite evident "that a different talc would bo told before the finish. Calgary started with a dash ami during the whole of this half display- ed football as was expected of them. After ten minutes had gone the home side seemed completely demoralized, and with the exception of Lining, Ten- nant and Parker they could do noth- j ing right. Catgjiry seemed 10 notice this too, for they .started a bombard- ment of the home goal, their shooting, however, being very erratic. Had Patterson not been in his test ioil and had to be led off the field, Calgary finishing with ten men. This mlsforluno'would have down- hearted many teams, but not BO with Calgary, each player striving for all he was worth, .They'were soon re- warded, Grindley again scoring, giving Surnner no chance. It became quite evident that the Loth bridge boys had lost all chance of winning, the de- fence being tried to- its utmost 'to keep tlte Calgary forwards In check, but not before Strang had had a shot at goal, only to find Sumner saving brilliantly. After a few more kicks by tho home fcacks the game ended as stated, The Teams The teams lined up as follows: Cooper and McLean, Haig, Strang and Petrie; Towill, Nesbitt, -William's', Grindley and Wilson. Lethbridge: Sumner; Patterson and Home; Caudwell, White and WHIets; Jreniiaii. Thompson, Parker, Lining and Tennant. The Replay The-replay will take place In Cnl- jary at a date to be decided on by the committee. The players will, however, have to get to special train- ing, that is "if they 'wish to go any further in the Bennett Shield. Of the Calgary boys, nothing need be said, except in the first half they played like a junior team, and In the second half as we know them, the iu- vtncfble Callies. -The gate amounted to 373.15. Jimmle Gurr gave entire satisfac- tion as referee. CETHBRIDGE Grain prices on tho local market today continue to show a de- cline, while dalVy butter lias soared to 30 cents per Ib. No. No. D 'Northern.......... o.djl No. a Northern.......... O.fiti No. -I.................. No. 6 O.-IO No. 1 Alberta lied........ No. 2 Albartn, lied........ O.G7 ;t Alborta fled No. Red...... No. 5 Alborta Red ;'O.-IO Dairy butter Bran, per Ion 21.00 Shorts, per 'JJt.OO Oats, per ton, sacked liC.OO Rolled Oats 27.00 Butter and Dairy butter .0.33 Crcanrery butter .0.35 Eggs, 0.35 Notes on the Players Lining and Tennaut played one of the finest games ever seen in Leth- bridge, Lining demonstrating that he is just as good a'player in fast com- pany as against the local teams. Given another year or so, and a little more weight, it is quite certajn be will be snapped up by one of the big teams In the Old Country. 'Patterson played finely all through, his partner, Home, 'being rather 'weak In the second half. Caudwell again proved his worth as a good half, holding the redoubt- able wins of Wilson and Grindley in cbecli. White and Willets played we] Thompson and Parker played finely, Parker being too closely watched to make his usual headway. Brennan was weak nt outside right, this evidently not being his position, for with such a man as Petrie watch- Ing him made him the weakest man In the honia defence. Sumner should have' saved the first shot, otherwise his work was good. After the Game Sandy S trans: "You hoys certainly gave us a big scare, and I consider L-inning the best junior I have seen in this country." Jimmie Haig; "You certainly have got a fine'learn .together." Captain Cooper: "It's one of the hardest games we hav-a ever had to play. But we shall hope to beat you :n Calgary.'but if you bring that team up don't think we shall expect a cinch." MONDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Man., Sept. the wheat market this moriiing trading was active, the opening was unchang- ed to 14 Irnvnr, (jut la'tor. prices im- proved consequently on !-i to high- Closing Liverpool cables were firmer. American markets 'weakened near the close. Oats were firmer, and December met witira keeu demand. Prices for October flax were slightly advanced, and the demand was good. -Cash de- mand was good foi: fall grades. Ex- iort enquiry was strong, there being i keeu d-emaiHl for the October deliv- ery of No. 1 and No. 2. The receipts were verp strong, there being no fewer ban 520 cars in sight, of which number 9J. were new wheat. One hundred and eighty-nine cars were inspected. Cool weather baa-- prevailed all over the prairie provinces and frosts have occurred at many places. The wea- ther has unsettled, liains have fallen throughout the West, turn ing to light snow in Alberta. Forecast: All west, generally cloudy and cold. A few local falls of rain or Opening and closing prices were as follows: Open October........-.'. 89% December 85U May............ 90% Oetcber 39% December 34 October 256 Closing Cash Prices Wheat- No. 1 Northern........ -t No. 2 No. 3 Northern No. 5......... No. G......... No. 1 Feed Winter Wheat- No. 1......... No. 2 NO. No. 4......... Oats- No. 2 C. W. No. 3 C. W...... Ex. No. 1 Feed No. 1 Peed...... No. 2 Feed...... No. 3......... No. 4.......... R-ejected........ Flax- No. 1 N. W. No. 2......... 15S ]55 94 ild (15 (il 43 40 162 354' 145 No. 3 Condemned 120 Minneapolis Wheat Open 87 S8TS September December May FIN SHOWS HIS CLASS wrestled to a draw, although Low se-j soal must have resulted, but Tommy cured the first fall. The boys worked was kicking with jndenienr. hard and displayed considerable sci- ence and strength. A great crowd witnessed the bouts and excitement ran high. Wasem was popular with the crowd at the start, but his popularity waned as the events developed, as he was proven not such a terrible man after all. New imainen, ol Finland, winner oi Uv: Olympic distance races at 5300 -.Ujfi metres gave a lemarkauie libition in winning a five-mile npl'tU- cap race from scratch ut Celtic 1'r-rk today, in 2-5, just a second bchinri Gco. Bonhag's ican record made two years ago. The little Finnish champion 'only CALGARY TIGERS WON Calgary, Sept. Calgary Tl- gcra, champion rugbyistg of Western Canada, defeated -the Calgary Y. M. C. A., by a score of 30 -to 3, in tho first game of tho Alberta Rugby Union covering mistakes of Horn, who seem-1 arrived here this morning from Pilts- ed tired, Fred playing far below the b h game he played in the first haif. After 24 minutes in this half a mis- take on the part of Willets let in Grindley, who taking first time shot put Calgary one up, the ball going completely through Sumner's han-ds. This 'was ;i bad blow to Lcthhrldge. for Sumner should easily have saved. This goal put heart into the Calgary hoys, N'esbltt Towill combining finely together, Nesbitt's shot jus< go- fag over, .Ilmmle Half hurt, at this per- the five-mile championship yesterday, and had been pushed at any stage of today's race by any of the runners, to all of whom he conceding liberal handi- caps, there is no telling what new record be Imve hung up. Thomas -I. Collins, oi the Irish-Am- erican A. C., who had 225 yards, fin- ished second, TO 'yards behind the champion, who sho-.vcd scarcely a sign of fatigue. September December May Chicago Wheat OOVt 91U 05% Close 87% 89% 9414 CHICAGO WHEAT PRICES Chicago. 111., Sent. re- receipts northwest today encouraged buyers of wheat. The fact that cables "were steady, however, made the bear speculators ca-atious. As a whole the pit assumed a waiting attitude. Op- ening prices varied from cent off a shade advance. December start. ed at Sllifi-% to 91% unchanged, to a sixteenth up. sagged to 91 yt, and rallied to Commission house buying on rest- ing orders steadied oats. December started unchanged at touched and later sold around LIVERPOOL WHEAT PRICES Liverpool, Sept. Wheat, spot steady; No. 3 Manitoba, Ss. 5d. Futures steady; .October, 7s, December, 7s, March, GLASGOW CATTLE MARKET Glasgow, Sept. ,C- Bat-- chelor, Ltd., reported 150 Canadian cattle by steamer Saturnia. stenrs, MVj to 1-1 cents; secondary, 13 to ;