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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SK the li:thbridge daily UKRALD saturday, april 20, 1918 "BRINGING UP FATHER' By G. McManus BASEBALL BOXING RACING SPORT HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING AL Ross Wins Easily from Miller Lethbridge Gunner Pleases Fans (Special to the Herald) Calfearj'. April 19.-Boxing returned to Calgary last nigbt before a jammed house at the Columbus Club when Sergt. 1-ou^s (Kid) Scaler staged four fast bouts every one of which pleased Ij^ the fans, and it is confidently expect-' ed that the crowds for the coming fights will be greatly increased. The main bout of the night between Yonng Al Ross of Lethbridge and Billy Miller of (7algary was awarded to Ross after four fast rounds. Although Ross . a outweighed his opponent by 24 pounds i the local boys gave him a lively fight ' all the way through and the exhibition was well received by the fans. Cappy Smart refereed the four bouts and handled things satisfactorily. Bud Miller, a Calgary lightweight stopped Tom Yancey of Edmonton in th� 'irst round when the northerner was left groggy over the ropes. Vic Yancey of Peace River was an easy �winner over Guanet TurJ)an of the 78th battery, and the bout between Clem Vance and Tuffy Hardy was a draw. Easy For Rm* In the main bout. Ross worked the left jab and double shift punch to perfection. sorlng repeatedly to Millers face and body. Miller showed star, who bears, all tlie earmarks of a player wiio like Cobb and Speaker will keep going at a terrific pace for some years to come. Rousli is young, fast, smart, and good fieMt-r and a terrific hitter. clever foot work at all times and managed to evade some of hi."! opponent's heavy punches, by stemming tlie avalanche of blows with lively exchanges and smart retreating. Ross worked the left to the face in the first round, but Miller came back strong and drove in with hard right and left hooks. The weight of his opponent however, was too much and Ross refused to give ground. Ross worked ^ the left to advantage, crossing once in while -with his right, playing lor the body and then landing on the jaw. Rom Rushes Miller Miller was game all the way through and when rushed to the ropes by Ross, he managed to work back into a clinch, forcing the fight to the centre of the ring. Ross covered well, managing to protect his jaw with the crouch head style, which Miller seemed unable to pass. In the last round. Ross forced the fighting and followed Miller around the ring. He swung a couple of hard lefts to Miller's head and body and kept playing on his opponent's face with the southpaw jab, forcing him to the ropes. When Referee Smart held up Rosa' hand the crowd applauded a popular decision. Local golfers are greatly pleased with the new sand and oil greens. The pleasure of the game is doubled. BASEBA RESULTS AMERICAN Boston .. .. Cleveland .. Chicago .. . St. Louis .. Washington New York .. Philadelphia Detroit .. .. Won Lost Pet. 5 t) 11 i.ooo 1.000 .SCO ..500 .500 .400 .000 .000 The fairway needs some considerable work yet, but once the roller is finished its work things will per ceiit. better still. 100 There is still a lot of talk about an eighteen-hole course. Better scores in the next series for the Captain's Prize are now in order. FURIHEIIEffORITO REVIVE LACROSSE Vancouver. April 18.-Vancouver and New Westminster lacrosse officials made another step forward yesterday in their move to revive the national game on the coast. The Now Westminster players definitely decided to field a team against Van-rwuver, elected Gordon Spring mana-10T atid unanimously agreed to organize a second team to be composed of juniors and intermediate players and Con .Tones, representing Vancou-Ter, will draft a season's schedule. May 22 is the tentative date fixed for the opening. A match between the Junior teams of Vancouver and New -Wettminster will proceed each senior game. The junior teams in the two cities will be equipped by the senior organizations. The rival leaders will also select a third party who 'Rill adjudicate upon all disputes between the clubs. The New Westminster players at the meeting decided to ask Mr. W. K. George of Toronto, Minto Cup trustee, for permission to defend the trophy this season. Con Jones is going east tonight but says the trip has nothing to do with Jacrosse plans. When he returns he will get busy lining up a team. OUTFIELDERS LEAD THE .ATTACK Are in TOMMY GIBBONS ON POINTS. Scranton. Pa., April 19.-Tom Gib-tons, of St. Paul, Minn., last night won on points over Clay Turner, the Indian boxer, the bout going the full ten rounds. the Heavy Artillerymen Baecball Offenaive. New York.- The outfielder is the heavy artilleryman of baseball. He Is the lad who shoulders tho bnmt oE breaking down the fences and defences of the opposition. He is the one who must "i be fleet of foot in the field and on the bags, and he must pick tricky fly balls out of any old kind of a sky. In addition to this all an outfielder has to do is to trap the short drives, pick the long ones off the fences, hit like a pile-driver, run like a tv,-in-six and throw farther and truer than anybody else. Out of some sixty-odd outfielders who earn their sinkers and coffee in the major leagues there are perhaps IB or 20 who are good enough for any man's ball club. But there are among this number, outstanding stars. Every baseball fan, from the .smallest urchin to the oldest bleacherite, agrees that there is only one Ty Cobb, and that when you have said Cobu you have expressed the last word in outfielders. For 12 consecutive seasons Ty Cobb has hit better than .300. He has always been a great fielder and base runner, and he lias always had a strong throwing arm. Rating the outfielders for their value to a ball club means startiiig out with Cobb. Second among the gardeners h Tristram Speaker, and no one will argue long over the selection of Tris as the runnerup. Speaker is the only player in his league who ever ousted Cobb from the batting leadership since Ty budded into a star. Tliird place goes to Joe Jackson, consistently great as a hitter and a good, all-around, seasoned player in every respect Fourth place In the rank, as we see it, goes to Eddie Koush, a new-found Likewise the annual dues are in order. The secretary would like to be ahle to report a par score in this department. New York.-Wounded soldiers as caddies. By "wounded" we mean thoiie who are disabled from either ;'urther fighting or strenuous labor of any sort. It may be that we shall see here, as in the case in Britain and France, more than a few crippled warriors who are minus an arm, or two perhaps, with others who have been badly gassed or suffering from contracted tubercular trouble, all of which conditions obtain across the water. When first the condition arose there, and it was seen that the men thus put hors de combat could not hope to live comfortably on the pension given by tho government, it was suggested to the golfing officials that perhaps the links might afford a haven of rest and comfort to many of these chap.s who needed the fresh air as much as they did the money. Boston, April 19.-Boston took both morning and afternoon holiday games today from New York. Bush pitched his first game tor Boston this morning holding New York,to four hits and won 2 to 1. Errorsj figured in all three runs. Strunk starred in centre. Afternoon game- ' New York..... 000,100,211-5 1?. G Boston....... 100 051 20.\-9 8 0 Caldwell. Thormheln, Monroe and Hannah; Ruth and Agneu'. 4CGW Happy ? - to his finger tips! Why? between his lips. The 2-for'a-quarter Cigar, Tilt llelail Trade supplied direct from our Winitiptg and XJancoujer IVarehouia. iiauring prtmpt terviee and prime cortditlon. Washington, April; 19.-Washington defeated Philadelphia 1 to 0 in a pitching duel between Avers and Gregg. Score: Philadelphia . .. fl00,000,000-0 Washington . .. 000,000,001-1 Gregg and McAvoy; Ayers Aiiismith. Chicago-St. Louis, postponed, weather. Detroit-Cleveland, poRtponed, weather. 8 3 3 1 and cold cold We Have Two Used Cars That Are Exceptionally Good Buys The combination of the two seemed so close that action was taken somewhat after this fashion: A Mr. Charles Sykes, of the Huddersfiehi club, who has become very much interested in thi.s problem, proposed to the delegates aflsemi>led at the annual meeting of the Yorkshire Goltind union that clubs throughout the British Isles be asked to employ rti.si-ahled .soldiers to act as caddies. The men would be selected and allotted by the board of trade, and an effort would be made by this honorabln body whenever possible to place tlie men at clubs near by the districts where they formerly lived. When this was not found tea.siblt; or possible it should be the duly of the members of the board to find a suitable lodging place within a reawon-a'ule distance oflhe links. When men are discharged tliey are classified a?. excellent, very good or good, and it was the prevailing thought to select particularly those who were in tlio first two divl.sions. national Won New York....... ? Cincinnati........ 2 Philadelphia ,..... 2^ St, Louis........ 1 Chicago.......... 1 Pittsburg........ 1 Boston.......... 1 Brooklyn........ i> Lost Pet. 0 1 1.000 .660 .6t)6 ..iOO .500 .333 .333 .000 New York. April 19.-The New York Giants made it three straight from Brooklyn here today, 'winning the last game of the series, 7 to 5. Score: Brooklyn..... 000,000,041-,^ 11 2 New York.....410.010.01x-7 14 1 Grimes. Griner and jirueger; De-maree, Sallee and .McCarthy. Philadelphia, April 19.-Meusel, a Philadelphia recruit, hit Hughes' first pitch to him for a drive into the left field bleachers in the tenth inning today and beat Bo.stoii 4 to 3. Score: Boston...... 200,000,100,0-3 7 1 Philadelphia . 000.0(10,300.1-4 7 3 Hughes and Henry. Wilson; Pren-dergaat and Burns. Ciiicago-St. Louis, jiostponed, rain. Cincinnati - Pittsburg. postponed, rain. IS Former Heavyweight Champion is Homesick in Sunny Spain Bijou Motor Parlors Limited THE HOUSE OF tERVICe FIFTH VTRKET SOUTH LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. In Britain it is planned also to give a weekly wage to these men in order that they need not feel dependent upon the weather and the amount of play by the members. In order that there might be a sufficient amoimt of money available tor this purpose subscriptions at the various clubs were voted as the best means of insuring a weekly wage and this has been the system developed, v/ith very good results. The wages are to be further supplemented If Sunday work is had, and the general run of details left to the Individual clubs. Soon after the scheme outlined ; above was favorably acted \ipon, the i London metropolitan golfing societies i voted in favor and a national committee looking toward this development was started by th� golfers of the club. ? : : : by the board one year ago. The so the amount the company ? owes the city is already ?24.- ? 000. OPERATORS COMMITTED Toronto, April 19,-After hearing several witnesses, ^Magistrate Kings-tord today committed for trial before a jury, "Thomas Taylor aitd Georgo Thompson, two former G. N. W. telegraph operators who arc charged with infraction of the anti-gambling laws, in regard to the transmission of racing information. The accused were released on bail of $400 each. NOBLEFORD NEWS pacific coast 3. S. 1; Salt Lako ? 4� � � : TAKING NO CHANCES. ?  ,  41 ^ : � .> ? > (New York World.) We had a baseball manager, and he was wond'roua wise; He boasted that he knew the game, like all the big league guys. Occasion-al-ly, though, he erred; sometimes his foot would slip. Like the day he passed up Derrill Pratt to take a chance on l^ipp. IL We also had a pitcher, the smartest . little lad; At strategy be made Jack Coombs et al, look very bad. But now he rests beneatli the turf- they called the undertaker, The afternoon he passed up Pipp to take a chance at Baker, flf. And then Bill Jones, the catcher; that bird could beat them all At anything connected witii the good old game of hall. Alas, poor Bill; he crossed his signs, and now the angels sing Of the day he ordered Baker pas.sed to take a chance at "Ping." IV. So now we take no chanves in ourj bush league bayfthall town: We lay the ball across the plate, then all hands flatten down. For we know when Pratt or Pipp or Ping or Baker's duo to hit. That passing one to take a chance won't help a LITTLID BIT. (From Our Own Corrpsnonilpnt) Nobletord, April K.-^Dayllght saving on Sunday was at a discount heie. Some had it, some hadn't. As a result some people were at church before the minister, others after him, .V just observance of the law of the land did'not make one feel that glow of goodness usually associated with vir-I tue when one got to the church door j and also found that door locked and ^ realized that after ail the world is * cold and hard. The minister was ^ working on the old time and had not adjusted his household to the change. However, we have all got se'tlcd down now and all our watches and clocks are agreeing with the new time. .1, Stenhouse, of I.,ethbridge, was here visiting Mr, Kilpatrick over the week end. Mr. Van Dyke has Just come from Calgary to work In the local branch of tho .Merchants' Bank. It lis expected that work on tho new bank, which was delayed on account of tho winter, will bfc re-started in a week or so, and that the brick building will now be rushed to completion A. Hayr, of l,yethbridge, was a business visitor here on .Saturday. With a continuance of the fine spring-like weather seeding has been general right throughout the district. As far as can be learned over 60 per cent, of the wheat has now been seeded. When the wheat seadinf Is finished it will be possible to get some knowledge of the acreage which has gone under crops. The seed sown is already showing signs of germination, so llie fears of the farmers regarding tho doping of the formaldehyde are quite baseless. Mr. Depew, of I-iCthbrldge, arrived liere on Monday to take up a position in the store belonging to the Noble Foundation. Ltd. A recruiting officer for the overseas battalion of the R.N.VV..M.P. was here yesterday looking over the prospects of getting a few of our boys for their battalion. Miss Dalgloish was a visitor to Calgary over tho week end. ELECTION FRAUDS New York. April 19.-Fifty election officials, half of them Democrats and half Republicans, we.-e sentenced today by Justice Ooff to prison terras of two monthf) each after pleading guilty to participation in primary frauds In the may9ra!ty contest here last September. Ten others who denied their guilt and were tried and convicted by juries received sentences of from tlira* to six months each. Motorists! Comply With the Law! Equip your car with Osg^oode Lens. They fill al legal requirements. BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLMAN, Mgr. 89?8 ;