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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETlTBKTnGE DAILY HERALD September 27, ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS RED SOX AN! GIANTS NECK TOMK New .York Now Cahno Be Overtaken by Cubs PROMISING WHITE HOPE GOING BACK TO FARM Al Pallor Can't Agree With His Manager, T. O'Rourke New York. Sept. chain pionship of the National league which for several days, lias been a matter of doubt only to mathematical is now settled definitely in of the New York Giants tor a second successive year. Ail chan- ces of the Chicago Cuba displacing the leaders -were, by New York's double defeat of Boston yesterday, shattered, although at tho same time, the Cubs defeating Cincinnati. The. standing, with, the pennant cinched by New York, is as follows: KawTorS 99 41 .633 ChlcafO .J S9 54 .622 PitUburg v. SS 56 .611 Cincinnati 72 72 .500 _ 67 74 .475 flt Louis 59 SG .407 Brooklyn :.v 54 Boiton 47 88 ..380 S6 .353 New York and Chicago, each have nine games to play before October 6, the official ending of the season. Chi- cago could win ail of its games, and Kew York lose all without displace- ment of the Giants. Decks are now cleared for the championship series with the Boston Americans, beginning ia New York. October S, and from now on Manager John J. McGnrw will un- doubtedly use recruits as far as neces- sary, to let the world's series princi- pals ease up. It is an interesting fact that, with jr.- York's clinching of tie pennant, Al Palzer has deckled to quit the ring for the lime being ami go back to home in Iowa. Tlw reason is that he cannot reach an amicable agreement with his former malinger, Tom O'Rourke. Says Palzer: "I think I will remain on the farm until my agreement with O'Rourke expires. If he would put up a bond to guarantee nw fair treatment, I would allow him to handle my affairs, but he has de- clined to make this concession, so I am through with the game for some time to come, I have been prevented from earning a livelihood, but I'd rather be broke than be Imposed up- on. I've lost a lot of mcuey because; of my enforced idleness, but That can't j be helped. I'm a young man and can j afford to wait for several years be-] fore I make another move to win championship of the world." SEATTLE WINS N'WESTERN PENNANT Spokane Good for Second an d V ancouver Third One of tlie keenest races for a pen- nant in the world of baseball has SCHOOL SPORTS Boys and Girls Hav Gala Day at Hender- son Park THEIR ANNUAL MEE CHAMPIONSHIPS AND ATHLETI PROWESS COM- PETITORS PICK OF ALL SCHOOLS Chicahicn, Chicalaca, just been decided in favor of Seattle1 Chow! Chow! Chow! in (lie Northwestern Seattle' Boomalaca! Boomalaca! won and Spokane lost Vow! AVow! which puts the lattfr club clean out' Rickety rack, Rickety rack, of the running for lirst placo honors, Rickety, Rackety Iloo-oo. CHANCE LIES THE GIANTS' PITCHERS the league coining to a close at tlic end oi this week. It has bi.'en an exciting race all through. All the clubs of the league We are the High School, Wlio'are your Young Lethbridgo turned out in ful force this afitcrnoon on the occasion o at some time or oilier occupied the, third annual day of field sports o schools. The uppermost position in the "M lu- High School yell, which is nbove not ana it has only tic-come a race for intense nicrriment and the the pennant of the first three clubs scholars made themselves felt all over in the last month. Spokane field. The atmosphere was somo- looks solid for second plaec'and Van-! what chilly, yet nevertheless it did not seem to appear discomforting to its percentage of games -iron in the National league is as compared The first of the big baseball figures o -declare himself on the world's i Seattle is Frank Chance, manager of j h-e Cubs. He picks the Giants to i Vancouver.......... trim the Red Sox. He says a seven- j Portland ;ame series is not a genuine 'test, for Victoria basebail is a 'wonderful game and Tacoma many things may happen, but he thinks the Giants 'will win chiefly be- cause they've been through one world's because of the re- liability of Mathewson and the recer.t showing of Tesreau. In making his prediction he pays the following hand- some compliment to ila-thewsou: "If I were to bet 'nicney on a ball couvcr third. Victoria led the league tuu vaTloaB contestants, Tho ath for a period at the start, but tuin-; letic phase of the schools was brough bled in the last half ot tte in a transparent fashion as race The best thev can hope tor is nfthj ?tter was run off. The girls sen lor race, To yards was the ti bit ol p i the preliminary events and the corn- Below is the standing .to date j netitors showed some very startling W. L. Pet.! sprinting powers. At the shot of the 60 592 Pist0' "'ere off In a body, all 94 70 .573 limning practically abreast. It was a close race, 0. Williams of Fleetwood 91 73 .554 school just taking premier place by 73 86 .460 o- few inches with J. MaeKay in sec- 71 31 438 Place, A. .Armstrong took third. 62 100 .383; Boys 220 Yards The boys S20 yards race was an ex- citing affair and was well contested. They kept well together right to the finish, R. Craigen snatching first place from G. Young with W. Wall a close third. Time 33 ..seconds. The girls junior potato proved a veritable scream, the gro'und shook with laugh- v. i- 'er as tue various competitors vied JMin Sept. wlth one in ,1th Ulfl manager of. the Chicago Cubs, lying' CUB MANAGER FEELS WRATHY th. game I would rather have Matty pitch-1 manager oi.tne cmcago uuus, lying j W00d block which was used Ia place of inB 'bim Oth" 'm- ing that the two clubs in their res- pective leagues nave run a very close race. FLYNN AND MCCARTHY LIKELY TO MIX UP Luther -McCarthy and Jim Flyna are to nisei in the ring before long and then a real white'hope will bo brought to the front. If Luther can heat the Pueblo fireman he will be entitled to call himself the champion of the white race and be the logical opponent of .Toe Jeannette or any of the colored brethren who aspire to the champion- ship now that Jack Johnson has re- tired. .McCarthy will find a hard cus- tomer to dispose of in Flynn, who car- ries a had punch and is a tough man tor any fighter to handle. been right there at the top. He can and training methods had lost. thef Tbe following' are the results up till always be depended oa to pitch an Chicaeo Nationals tfcc 1012 pennant, j the time of going to-press: intelligent game. This stuff. about, In language, Chance Matty being all in, is He says that Joe Wood, O'Brien, j ied it was ontnie. and Bedient raar be good, but they're i i The Cubs .the pennant seconds. Boys Ihternieaiate 100 J. Gil- net finite up to the two Giant neither .this "or any year lor the, lespie, L. Dun-jworth, H. Mcllvena; I reasons stated. v BACK BRITISHERS HEAVILY Queerly enough, he doesn't mention Rube Harquari's name at all, saying Matty and Jeff are such husky Giants A A ,.t A A that they can work turn and turn about without feeling the strain, Here's all he has to say of the Red Sox as a team: "The Red Sox have a wonderful out- field and a hard-nitfing team inside, but they are not so fast as the Giants on the bases. But it is useless to dis- cuss individual players, as the result will surely be up to the pitchers." Wasem Has No Fear of the Toe Hold That Taylor Ckamd Managoff With Hall to Bet That They Lift the Polo Cup VvT. A. Rembert Hal! of the Polo Monthly has announced that he will have of E'nglish money to bet that th-a English polo tenra will lift the clip from ihe American ies.ui next year. In his statement he says that the English feel quite conlitlent this >c.r tha, thej thi Htor win the inter- time 13 seconds. Boys junior, 75 Watt, G. Young. R, Craigen; time.13 seconds. Girls senior, 75 Williams, J. MaeKay, R.. Armstrong; time 14 seconds. Girls intermediate, 75 Hufcton, H. Skeith, J. Johnston; time 14 seconds. Girls junior, 50 Frache, F. Perry, P. Streakly; time 7% seconds. Hoys junior, 220 Craigen, G. Young, W. Watt; time 33 seconds. Girls junior potato Geoghe- g2B, M. Ash. D. Huff. Boys senior, 220 Duns- worth, E. Kagel, C. Aird; time 27 sec- j onds. A good race. 1 Girls intermediate skipping JH. Simpson, J. Johnston, K. Hudson. Boys intermediate, running high national match. So confident, are they j jamp-_H. Mcllvena height 4 "feet taat money is now on the way here l inches, an excellent jump which was to cover some American bets. "We well executed. When Jack Taylor and Oscar Was- and he has no fear of it getting hurt have one lct in England of i__________________ em get together nest Tuesday even- j so early in the game on Tuc'S-dav even- lot with a Yorkj ing at the -Majestic Theatre, tiere is lug. j banker of to place in New j WILLIE RITCHIE'S MANAGER SQiitS to be something in the grappling j "Have you .iny fear of the toe! Yark tliat the EnS'Jsh team will win MAKES SOME BIG CLAIMS game produced that will give the faiia j Wasem was "None straight matches." He goes on thrill or U-o. Wasem told the Her-1 the German husky replied. "l Etate that for months agents of Warm, shapely comfortable MARKETS HILLCREST TEAM TAKES POSSESSION OF LAURELS Smoking Concert Held to Celebrate the Occasion ootball Champions of League in the Pass Want Burns Cup to be Made Challenge Trophy Hillcnest, Alta., Sept. smok ng concert, held at Hillcrest, on tlio ccasiou of the presentation to the illcrest Football club of the Burns' up, was a huge success. The foot- all game, which took place just pro- ious to the commencement of the mcert, was the means of attracting largo crowd of visitors from all the urrouuding towns, particularly Blair- ore, and Bellevue. The opposing ams were composed of the pick of e Southern Alberta (Pass) League gainst the pr-eseut champion team in e Nest :ter an exciting, evenly contested ame, Bellovue managed to'win by a ore of 2 goals 'to 1. The teams were follows: T. Dugflale Dugdale: CVlilleiv -Marsh and Trus n; A. Varley, R; Petrie, T. H arley and Boseley. S. A. P. McGary id Wilson; J. Petrie id J. Sloody; J. GTunahau, Cooper, nowles, Dunlop and Jones. A laree" crowd collected during the .me, which was entirely free from I bad feeling and rough play. Smoking Concert The smoker commenced at S.30, and that time the hall wag practically led. In 'ihe absence of the prasi- nt of the Hillcrest Football club, the cretary, Mr. Brehler, called upon r, Quigley tn lake the chair, a post- jn which that gentleman filled to rfection. Mr. Graham, the inanu- r of (he P- Burns Co., being un- oidably detained, the chairman de- ded to proceed with the programme, d called upon Jlr. Thos. Wilson to art th GAMES IN THE BIG LEAGUES aid last night that hs was in fine Billy Nolan, the fight manager, has jam very strong in the legs, nnrl Dllkf; of Westminster have been his at present willie shape for me bout. He 'was not in- j lor won't worry me from that quarter i for polo ponies, and now j Ritchie, th" San Francisco boy whom dined to be boastful of the outcome at all. He tried it on mfc before, but have Poetically all worth having in he ,-s tho coming lightweight other than stating that match j ho couldn't make it stick. MimcqofE would 30 a long way to determine Tay- j is weak ia the too MOT'S real anility, for the German feels that's why Taylor confident of at least holding his own 'with the local mat terror. Wasem dopes out as a formidable or made him quit, I have met and defeated Manogoff less than eleven times." Asked as to his bouts recently rst opponent, when it is considered that} Cardston, Wnsem laughed and" ro- te fought off Taylor for something' marked that -the bouts were a iokc like an hour after getting his right; -'Bring all the wrestlers in the arm so badly wrenched in a chancery j to Lethhridge, and I will throw them hold that he could hardlv maimed wing is as good as ever as.iin ly use U. His without trouble and in quick succcs- saiti Wasc-m. "New Rival9' loaded Shotshells Good ehooters and sure shooters are Winchester and "'NOW Rivml" black powder loaded'shells. They are strongly made and loaded with only standard brandi of powder, shot and wadding. Their even pat- tern and deep penetration mate them ourc game getters. You will find notbiuff better. Sold everywhere. Look for th-s Red on the box. They Arc Uniform, Highly Satisfactory England. OLD JOHN L, WILL STUMP FOR ROOSEVELT j of the world. Nolan says that Hitch! has beaten Ad Wolgast and Joe Man- dot, hut is unahla to get on a return match with either of these worthies. Th-a wily manager asserts that Wol- .fohn L. Sullivan, former heavy-1 gast was offered for a battle weight pugilist of the world with Ritchie, but the champion de- anrt now a prosperous farmer at Ncrth i clined the with thanks. Nolan Abington. .Mass., may take a band in j and Ritchie are coming east in quest the political gam-a this fall, according! of fights. j 10 report. John L., who is a talker, has come out for Col. j velt for tho presidency and it is said! that ho wil! take the sturnp fcr tho j Hull Moose cap.iliilaic. The former; champion and Teddy are friends oi Smoke WAS SLATED FOR PRIESTHOOD Hill Sweeney, the s-ocond base guard iau of the Boston Nationals, "whose playing Ins beer, of the sensational g order this season, was once slated for tile priesthood, but Instead took up iho national game. Bill has a bro- ther, Paul, who will leave his home in Cincinnati soon to lake up 1. work in the Jesuit College at Ploris- ton. Mo. Victor the first baseman of, the Cubs, has t'one much to stTOnsUi-j en that team this season. Ho h.is shown marked improvement in hit? playing of lirst h.iFC and his hitting lias been strong and timely. aeco Fragrant selected leaf, manu- factured by Itoek City Tobacco Company Quebec Winnipeg the" evening's entertainment "Genevieve." J. Mocrehouse en obliged with S, anger with Roland Ar- cher with "An Irish EL Suth- erland with "A New England J. Lindsay, "A Soldier and a Man'1; the chairman, "The Thos. Quigley, "A Scotch .7. Griivi- shaw "The Smith's G. Bamborough and F. Finch accompanied the singers on the piano and their execution left nothing to be desired. Not a Challenge Cup Mr. Graham, now arriving, was in- troduced to the audience, and hi mak- ing the presentation, stated that the cup was not intended to be a chal- lenge cup, but became tlie property of its winners in tlie 1912 season, a fact that is stated on the cup itself. Amid much applause 'the cup 'was handed over to the secretary of the Hillcrest Football Club, filled and passed 'hack to Mr. Graham, who rose nobly to the occasion. It was then passed around among the audience, the band playing appropriate music. The Donors This cup -was presented by Messrs. P. Burns Co. to the Southern Al- berta Pass Football League, and Was won with very little effort by the Hillcrest team, this team from the first tolng always in the lead. Make It Challenge Cup A controversy has arisen as to whether the cup shall become a chal- lenge cup or shall be retained by the holders. According to the donors and the engraving on the cup, It is for the season 1912 only, and !s, there- fore, tho property of the Hillcrest Football club. But na 'there is liable to be some difficulty in getting a cup next year, it has been proposed to make it a permanent challenge cup, re-christening it 'the "HUlcrest chal- lenge cup." It Is very probable that this is Iho course Uiut witf event- ually followed. National Now York Recruit Star New York, Sept. York clinched the penmuU here today when they won both ends of a, double head- er from Boston, scores 8 to 3, and -1 to 0. In the first game New York knocked Perdue but of the box in three innings. Matliewson eased up when Ills teammates procured him a good eight of Boston's ten hits being secured in the last four innings. Flet- cher's fielding was the feature of this ame. Remarkable pitching of Demaree, a recruit from Mobile, featured the sec- ond game. This was Demaree's big league debut. He-shut'out Boston with seven hits, issuing only one pass and fanned uiTie men! two innings the visitors opened on him with an extra base hit, but could iiot score. .Fhlllici Won Double Brooklyn, Sent. Philadelphia won a' double header from Brooklyn to- day, shutting on -the locals in both gamea. The visitors hit freely, whilo their own Alexander and Sea- ton were In fLne form. Miller, of Phil- adelphia, miade a total of seven hit-j in the two-gomes; including two triples and a double. Curtis was rtrivdn from box in fourth .inning or the firat game. of the second game was Ragon's would-be steal of sec- ond when the base was already oc- cupied .by Erwin. LETHBHIDGt: Quotations on tlie local grain mar- ket, today only ailed Nos. 1, 2 and H Northern, which rcveul a decline o ono cent. Otherwise mutters rcmau very ijulet. No. I Northern No. 2 Northern........................: o.ti! Xo. 8 Nor thorn o.Gl No. -1............ 0.59 No. 5.................. No. .1 Alberta Rod........ 0.60 No, 2 Alberta Red O.ti? No. 3 Alberta lied.......... o.C-1 No. 4 Alberta Red........ o.Ci) No. 5 Alberta Red Dairy butter Q.30 Bran, per ton 21.00 Shorts, 23.00 Oats, per ton. lanked SG.OO Rolled Oats.................. 27.06 Butter and Dairy butter....................0.30 Creamery butter 0.39 Eggs, fresh................................. 0.33 New Potatoes, per ID............o.Ol Beets, per Ib............ 0.02 Carrots, per Ib. Turnips, per Ib...............0.01 Onions, per Ib.......................02 "to ..01 Cattle on Hoof: Steers, per pound .05J per pound.................. .05 per pound .10 Steers, dressed, psr Ib......... O.ll Llvi, per cwt. B.oo Dresfied, per cwt 11.00 Hoci: Dressed. lb. ..-...........0.11 Live, per ID...................... O.OS Poultry: Geese, 0.1< Turkeys................, 6.22 Live spring chickens, per Ib. 0.15 Fowl.................. Ducks....................; 0.15 HIdce: Green, per ID. .7.. 0.08 to 0.09 to 0.09% Dry........ 0.10 to 0.15 I Sheep pelt, each........ 0.25.'to 0.75 Cubs Take Double Chicago, Sept. defeat- ed Cincinnati twice this afternoon, 11 to 10 and 10 to 0. Cheney was credited with both games. The vis- itors routed Lavender hi the ninth innings of the first game, and scored 10 runs going one ahead of the Cubs. Beaton's wildness in tho local ninth enabled the Cuba to win. The sec- ond game was called on account of darkness at the end of the sixth: November FRIDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Sept. grain mar. Irets opened and closed today as fol- low Closo .87 S9% "33% lofi 151 Open 87% S4Vi 80% October November Closing Cash Prices Pirates Rallied Pittsburg, Sept. St. Louis had obtained a good lead early in the game, Pittsburg came from the rear and won 7. to 5. Every Pitts- burg player was at the bat in the eighth inning. American Red Sox Near Record iBoaton, Sept. Red Sox ap- proached within one game of the Am- erican league record for g-ames won ,n a season by winning from New York today 15 to 12, In a contest that developed into a farce. Boston had six games atill to play in which to setter the record of 102 games made 5' the Athletics two yeais ago. Boston....... Washington Philadelphia 101 87 85 70 69 6S 50 50 .600 .590 .483 .476 .4titl .347 Chicago Cleveland...... Detroit......... New York...... St. Louis....... Today's game was the last of Am- erican league season in Boston. New York got away to a big lead by bit- ing Vandyke and added runs at Papes' expense. Boston bunched hits with passes 'in the 5th and 6th nnfngs and was hitting him bard ia lit eighth when be was replaced by Caldwell. The latter passed four men and Thompson, who succeeded him two, forcing in runs. On ac- count of the darkness the game was called after the eighth inning. Athletics and Senators Tie Philadelphia, Sept. first ie game of the season In this city iccurred this afternoon whe-a Wash- and Philadelphia played to n tfitiiiuBuii in urne anniuss, me. game being called on account of darkness, with tho score 3 to 3. Coombs was hit hard in only one inning, the sixth, Wheat- No. 1 Northern No. 2 Northern No. 3 Northern No. 4 No. 5 No. G Winter No. 1......... No. 2......... No. 3......... No. 4......... No. 2 C. W. No. 3 C. W..... Ex. No. 1 Peed No. 1 Feed..... No. a Feed..... No. No. 4......... Rejected...... Feed......... 80 SS SO No. 1 N. W. C........... Minneapolis Wheat Open September December........ SS May............ September December May...... Chicago Wheat 345', when the visitors scored tholr Cleveland Beat Detroit The Naps had no trouble beating the Tlgers yesterday. The ycore was 12 to 2. Northwestern Portland Victoria 6. Seattle I, Tacnma 0. Vancouver (i, Spolianc HAD NO USE FOR BRITISH 45 42 43 42 40 58 45 43 153 Closa 85 ii 8S 02% SS 83% 94 TITLE Labor Congress Referred to Sir Geo. Askwith as Plain "Mister" 1'eterboro, Sept. Galbraith, who was Peterborough's delegate to the Labor Congress in Guelph last week, says that the Socialistic lid win kept down with considerable tight ness during the different sessions, bul in spite of this fhe delegates could not bo restrained fmm bol.ravinc .thoii tendenci-es. Even the presiding offi- cer declared himself, when tho famous English visitor, Sir George Askwith, wag In the room. When it came time for the presl- dent to introduce the visitor, he did so in the following la.nennge: have with us today, a gentle, man from ISngland. Sir George Ask- with, ''who will address us, but we wish him to understand at the atari that this ass-emhlage does not rocog. ntze his title. While ho is witli ui tlic 'Sir1 is to he dropped, .and he ii to be referred .to as plain 'Mr.'" ;