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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 'THE LETITDRTDGW DAILY HERALD September 28, ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLDfS FOREMOST EVENTS Men Who are the Big Noise in Baseball ust Now Guaranteed satisfaction for ONE not, new pair or refund. Cords slide when you strain, buttons safe. All sizes and weights; nobby colors, 50c. at your dealer's or postpaid for uOc. THE KINS SUSPENDER COMPANY Toronto, Canada BY JAMES J. CORBETT Former Heavy-weight Champion of the World NINETEEN INNINGS Tesreau Practicing Spit Pitching Pnenom. New York, Kept. Mo- Griw. oi the -N'en- York Giants, to- day began grooming his men Tor the world's sorios with the Boston Anicr- Icwus. The team's failure to clinch the pennant until. yesterday necessi- fatad keeping all the world series eli-! fcibles regularly in the games; but r .with the race now won the recruits tra given the brunt oi the (or the remaining week's play. Thei veteran Dlayets will rest in relays, j playing just lor keeping in good con-j aition. It is seldom that McGraw dis-'i cusses the initial work oi his young i players, but he said today the debut; oi- Demaree, the Southern League! star in the box at Boston yesterday i Tvas the finest work he had seen done j by, 3- in .20 years of base- ball DemareeV ilrst game for the Giants, and' although tfie game was crucial to the extent that winning it1 The Man at the Top is Johnny McGraw, Manager of New meant clinching the pennant, tte youngster ;had'almost perfect control. He struck out nine men, allowed 7 hits, two were scratches, gave only one base on balls and scored a shut out." Speculation ss to how Demaree Trould figure in the world scries, how- j ever Is useless as he onlv re-ached the! Giants on Sept. 4, a week too late to! be eligible. Tesreau groomed particularly for "spit pitching' Australians against the tied Sos, and Mathewscn r.nd itlarauard probably will each have a chance to start in one 01 the big; games. Brooklyn beat Phillies Brooklyn. Sept. fie-j feated Philadelphia today, in a close j game, by 5 to 1. Stack pitched a fine York Giants, the Other is Jake Stahl, Manager of Boston Red Sox A CRICKET FEAT OF SOME NOTE Took Three Wickets With Successive Balls at Quaker City Sept. the star howler of the Australian cricketers, accomplished the hat I trick, securing three xvickets with j opening game against AH Philadelphia j gam-a, holding Philadelphia to five hits j'at ilaniieim- The local batsmen, how- and striking ont seven men. ever- fiecnred 1S4 ruus fcr a tota! Qt' Oi eign: wickets before stumps were Pirates Shut Out St Lou.s the day play fce re. Pittsburg, Sept, a game full I suraed tomorrow. of brilliant fielding features. Pitts-1 Rain prevented' the start of the burg today shut out St. 4 to O.j matcb until this afternoon, when Not si single St. Louis player reached! Philadelphia team won the toss, and j (Special to the Lethbridge Herald.) New York, Sept. 2S. Nowadays a boxer finds that a shrewd manager is frequently quite as essential to success as the ability to skillfully wield the padded gio'ves. Take the case of Jack Britton for example. Here is :i young man who has been boxing professionally :fo'r something like 7 years, during which time he made a record that any boxer might be justly proud of. Jack recently decided to sire the game jn Gotnam a trial. After be had been in town a few days he discovered it no easy task to break- into metro- politan light-weight society. Local stars knew Britton by reputation and could not GCC him at all. Promotersjlid not care to match a man of his standing- with inferior opponents. He had the tools but he couldn't get I a Job. j Brittcm arrived at the conclusion that "fighting1 te one thing. and match- j making that is something else as Morris PerJmutter might put it. So ho decided to hire a manager. After carefully looking the local assortment j over he enlisted under -the banner of Danny Morgan ,a young man of great energy 2nd perspicacity raid a genius for getting gobs of free space iu the sporting columns of the -newspapers. NEW KING OF CATCHERS 1'hls took place about two months ago and since then Britton has been ________ the busiest boxer in the game. Morgan has kept him going right along aad he lia-s averaged one bout a. week. Coming here with the reputation of beiug clever but with no Britton has earned fame- as a "knocker-out." He defeated Eddie Murphy in eight rounds, and only last week beat Young tho'lntnanapoHs light-weight, so badly that the latter to save himself, resorted A Cleveland sport "writer in discus- 1 to foul lactEcE-'iiad-was disqualified. I Britton is now on the trail. of Packey .McFarland and several local clubs j competing for As yet Packey lias not declared his but when the bids get high enough it is thought he will agree to the match. Red Sox Backstop Comes in for Much Praise the Red fbe other dav -ave .in0 tue Kec jie otner six reasons why catcher Carrisan should he regarded :as the greatest hero of them all: lirst base. Reds ,beat Cubs Chicago, Sept. today defeated Chicago, 10 to 3, in the first game of a double-header, and played a 4-4 tie in the second, darkness put- ting an end to the contest after ten innings had -been played. The visitors bunched hits in the first game, and won easily behind Packer, a recruit pitcher. elected to bat-on the soft wkpkei. SPOKANE CINCHES SECOND POSITION IN NORTHWESTERN Spokane cinched second place in the Northwestern league by j defeating their rivals, Vancouver, 11 to 5. Victoria beat Portland, 11 to 5. and Seattle, the league Winners, beat Tacorna, 7 to 1. Styles the Lethbridge Left Wing Superior to Anything in Canada Some highly complimentary re- marks appeared in the Calgary Alber- tan Thursday respecting the left wing of the Lethbridge team which played the Calgary Caliies last week "in the first-round, of the Bennett Shield com- petition. To wit; f s team there was little threatened, Calgary came from them. Tennant scored both goals with long 'Iq- the second half ch.angs came over the complete same. Our three halves grasped the combination to check the Lethbridge men and our forwards played much better than ment in the teams we have ever play- j they did' in tho first forty-five. They ed from Lethbridge, but their left wing; was the best I have ever seen In Canada, and I have been connecter; with football out here for a gcou num. Tier of years new." "Such was the opinion Vouchsafed by Jack Johnson, the -popular secretary of the Caliies the ro- suit, of Saturday's same between the Calgary .-Callies and the Lethbridge Overseas, at Lethbridge. first naif their forwards piajW'Vrnice open passing game, to- tafly.-.fdifferent to what we are used to; seeing in he continued, "antTat was some time before Jimmy Haigjand the other halves of ours got intortheir style. Lethbrldgc Have Fine Left Wing "In 'fact, they could scarcely do anything with them, and Jimmy .Haig had moro than his hands full in keep- iug..tbo Jeft .wingers quiet. but a young fellow but were perfect and a school- boy "able" -at all would have partuer to "him. But Mothcrwell and two '.niadq. a wlug; rc-pSased the, kail and tbe only real' danger "that j did not play a fast game, but H ed.-as though they were always press-j and ".Lethbridge could not stand I up against H.> They got rattled and I did Jack and Packey boxed ten rounds to a draw at Memphis about two yeaia ago, and it is upon that showing bases his claims for recognition by the stock-yards champion. 4- Hugh Mclntosh, the Australian promoter, has an agent now workin Jack JoWacn with the hope of persuading the big negro to sign articles Jackson and Lajoie had a perfect for bouts Langford and ?.rtcYcy at the Sydney stadium. He refuses to taliB tha-i: retirement talk seriously. Mac writes me he looks forward to the mcs-t successful season of his career as promoter and would like to top off the program with a Johnscn-Langford bout for the heavy-weight champion- ship. He has thousands of rooters in this country. I Young Jack O'Brien shows improvement every time he In a recent I ten round bout with Young1 Brown, a sturdy local scrapper, ths Philadelphia j youngster gave a clever exhibition. His osie failing is in not knowing how to protect himself at close quarters. At long range he played with his opponent, but at in-fighting failed to distinguish himself. Of course, he is very young and will no doubt reriiedy this defect under the careful coach- Collins Wild Throw Let Washington Score Win-. ning Run Thiladelphia, Sept.- and'Philadephiji in battling for sec- ond place, brokij the major, league rec- ord lor this season, when they played nineteen innings .here this afternoon, the forrner. winning 5 to 4. The two games were been played, but contest lasted a trifle more than four; hours-and'could not have pro- ceeded uirlher on account of the gath- ering visitors scored four runs in.the first two innings on five'hits, two.batters ami fielding er- rors'and a fielder's ulioice. After that Plank held them to no runs and six hits for sixteen succes- sive innings. In the "Wil- liams received a base on bails and .Johnson beat out a bunt.' Williams was forced at -third on !JM boiler's grounder. Foster forced Jlocller at .second, Barry to Collins. In trying for a double play, Collins threw wild and Johnson scored the winning run. Ciroome pitched the first nine in- nings for Washington. Twice with the bases filled scoring was prevented hy MARKETS 'MARKETS Quotations qri-tho local to- day do'not reveal any change.. Hvitter anil egg juices continue jlo remain firm. Is'o. I Northern No. 2 NorLlioru O.B'8 No. 3 Nortliern........................ O.fiS No. 4............... No. 5 No. 1 Alboriu Hod 0.59 O.G9 No. 2 Alberta fled...... 0.67 No. 3 Alberta lied.......... 0.04 No. 4 Alberta itert......... 0.59 No. 6 Alberta Red........ 0.'19 Dairy butter............ Bran, per ton 21.00 Shorts, 28.00 Oats, per ton, saoked 2C.OO Rolled Oats 27.00 Butter and Dairy butter dreamery butter ...........0.30 0.35 Eggs, fresh 0-35 New Potatoes, per Ib............0.01 Beets, perlb................0.02 Carrots, per Ib..............0.02 Turnips, per Ib............... 0.01 Onions, per Ib.......................02 to .04 Cattle on Hoof: pound .05fc Cows, per pound .05 Cows, dressed, per pound .10 Steers, dressed, per Ib......... IU1 WINNIPEG GRAIN PRICES double plays and in the seventh with 'f flin Till nil mi t- 4 tin 0. O Winnipeg, .Sept. following are cash prices for wheat today No; I 2 Nor. the bases filled aW one out the home: team scored on an out. Four hits and an error in the ninth enabled Phila- delphia to tie the score, Johnson, who took Groome's place in the tenth inning, was also hit harder than Plank, hut brilliant fielding, especial- 90 81) ly by Foster and Mc-Bride, prevented scoring. iF3ank, a veteran of 12 seasons, out- pitched both of his younger oppon- ents, the majority of Washington's runs being due to battery and fielding misplays. 13 2 000 000 103 000 000 000 24 4 'Batteries Grbome and Williams Plank and Egan and Lapp. Tigers Easy for Naps Cleveland, Sept. 27. Cleveland ag- ain outclassed Detroit today, and won 1G t0 5. Wheatley was wild and inef- fective, allowing twenty-one hits. iug: of his big brother, the original Philadelphia Jack. O'Brien wants to meet Ad. Wolgast again. It batting average for th-2 day. Hcndrix Tolled one under tbe fence at the end of the left field grandstand i fcr a homo run, scoring two men ahead of him. Highlanders New York, Sept. York de- feated Boston today, 7 to the win- ning run coming in. the ninth on a muff by Goady. ICirby, one of the lo- cals' recruit pitchers, started off toad- be remembered thfr.linS in the first inning, "when the vlsi- boya six rounds a fejv mon-ths ago and the Quaker City scribes opined tors scored five runs, -Houser's home that You-ng Jack had the best of it. Woig-ist was not in championship form run being responsible by any means on that occasion, it being his second try-out after a long spell j them. A of idleness following the operation for appendicitis, and O'Brien's supporters three of After that he settled down, should not too on .tho result of that encounter. If the youngster _ has no better defense ?Jt close range than he showed in fhe Brown contest I shudder to think what "Wolgast in condition would do to him. In-fighting i is Ad's lo-ng suit and until O'Brien has mastered a bertier defense it would j be folly to think. sending him after the champion. In looking over a. recent issue of the Sydney Referee, the leading sport- i v" of Australia, T am pained to observe that my esteemed friend, Bill i Cornell is peeved over the fact that enemies of boxing in that- sectio-a of the globe suggest that tbe "kidney-punch" be dispensed with in boxing matches of the future. Bill pulls the doctor's dope to prove the punch has been badly slandered and that it Is no more dangerous to wallop a healthy athlete over the kidney than to slap him on the wrist. And, what's more, Bill is right, take it from one who has been through the mill. One or two of the reeeiri uuXi-Ftg shows ;il iiie larger NtsW York OiUtiS have not drawn the crowds figured on, notably the Attell-Thomas aiid Kil- tlle local clul) s Position bane-0'Kce matches, and the club owners arc threatening to bar the high cluss performers in the future unless they consent to work on a percent.-! has trained and is the not cross the half-way line more f boss of the most efficient pitching ilian half a dozen times, bur for-j corps in the world. wards v.-ouM sweep down the arid.three times the formation nf the frpm rank changed. One player would run out of his position, bun sys- tematically, almost automatically, tbe is a schemer, the dic- tator awl the master of the Red Sox defensive play. other nicr; wctild changi- round and always there was a perfect lino." Miller of the' Louis Cardinals-, does -not like live idea of hia -being 'touted- as the siir.oPnsor of Roger Hresnalmn as' manager of the team next year. Miller does not want H to appear as though be was locking for Hoger'a berth. is one of the schemers and tito dictators and tho masters of the Red Sox offensive piny. are the "inside base- ball" brains of the pennant winners. being the "man he- hind the bfU.V he is the power behind boss. in the most successful backstop in baseball, nd yielded only five more bits. The smallest crowd of the season saw the game. LOCAL CLUB IS IN'THE DARK No. s No. li ....._ Feed Winter Wheat- No. 1 l No. 2 No. 3 NO. 3........ Oats- No. 2 C. W. Extra No. 1 No. 1 Feed No. 3 Feed No. 3............ No. -t Rejected Feed Flax- No. 1 N. W. Feed 81 73 88J '87S- '83 79' 1C -13 12 40 48 11 H WEEKLY MARKET LETTER (Supplied by Hice Whaley, Receipts [or the past and previous weeks were Cattle -1850 Calves Hogs...........................2710 15SU Sheep 1570 The supply of cattle here the fiicl two days of this week was light and prices were strong at last week's quo- tations. Yesterday and today the it ceipts have been liberal, the heavir-st supply since last fall, and the general 'market from 10 to 15 cents lower. The majority of the cattle on sale to day are only of medium quality, thera being no'real choice cattle on sale. The top of the market this week was for one load of 1160 ft steers, we sold or. While the medium and common grades are strong, In lower, the demand n good and there will be a fair clear- ance tonight. Sonic real choice steers would still command around, the j mark. Stockers and feeders are Herald has not been able to gather any definite news concerning n respect to the lltnnclt shield competition. Many rumors arc in circulation, but au- ilbane, it is said, boxed for a. guarantee of in the O'Keefe j thoritativc facts arc at a nrcmium contest, which to my way of sizing the thing up is not too much money for k a champion. If the bout did not draw as well as expected, it was due targe- an lack of sys- ly to the greediness of the management in boosting the admission. Had the tern on the part of the shield com- show been given at the popular scale of prices usually charged :it the mitten. It the local cluh is clear on ers anl1 sl'nnSl'rs. i n (hc protesl have cone to i bcsl hutchcr stecrs aml :-__-. still in good demand and there is no change on these grades from iast week. I We quote as follows, and liest milkers and springers, 555.00 j to S70.00 common to medium milk- Garden there is little doubt that the commodious arena would have been packed, for Kilbane would have drawn the crowd even though the knockers havi e been handing it to him pretty hard of late. Tho trouble with the majority of boxing promoters is that thoy are hard losers. Like most players they are not to gamble. dark as to where they .stand, owing: Everj'thing is lovely when (they, make money, but the squeal always folio WE j to of definite information from Tocal critics did not hesitate to award Johnny Kilbane the decision! thc Powers tnat be, and have not ovei Eddie O'Kcefe. They were also unanimous in branding the Clevelander to Calgsrj in spite of the fact a poor species of title holder. In this they leave themselves open to charges that the game is being advertise J of inconsistency. In the past these same critics have not been sparing in _ nierc. their praise of the skill of Johnny Dundee and O'Kcefe, and now that j Kilbaae comes along and outpoints both the boys in ,a manner to convince everybody of his superiority over the highly touted pair, it would seem the champion wan entitled to a modicum of praise for his victories. But even that Is denied him. Calgary today for the replay' with 1o 5iui5 fair hutcher stecrs the Ca'llies, hut they have teen In the i nnd Infers, 4i.50 to S5.00 common to choice It may be Kilbane is not alPwool and a yard wide, as a champion should be; that he is not a skillful boxer, that he can't hit hard enough to hurt, that he is net aggressive, and bus no defense worth That may be bin. I'd lilco to seo sams one of bis weight outpoint him before I'd believe it. Kilbane may not be particularly showy, but his work is effective and he pulls considerable clever stuff that may (mind you I say go over the beads of many so-called experts. TIMELY BASEBALL BRIEFS butcher cows, Si.50 t< iiiin cows and heifers, to common, cows, to best, hulls, to common to medium bulls, to J3.00; best. stccVcrs and feeders, to light stoekers, J3.75 to S-1.25. The hog market took a !'-iS drop since our last issue, the choice hogs selling today at The- receipts have net been excessive but some of our local packers have had several j consignments from the Toronto mar-T Johnny Kvers, tiie little second of tbe Cuba, has been .playing a wonderful game this year. He hiiij been hitting and fielding in first class shape and that marvelous think tank of his has been pulling off sonic groat! fat and this had the effect of lower- stuff- ing prices iere. We hardly expect to Uncle Wilbert Robinson is casting'sec any change next week, litifc comli- an eye about for the third ol his tions are, such that trade is in an string of leading pitchers. Last _year unsettled condition just at present. Col. Satch brought out Marquard, Pest lamfcs are selling from this season he has turned loose aTcs-j to and choice mutton sheep reiui. .Seven National I.Pagne man-! from to agcrs groan every time they think of Tin: veal nMrkct is sonic lower, the what Ihc third member of the trinity i Vest veals selling from to may he common am! heavy to SO. ;