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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta r^AHF, SIX THE * LETHBRIDGE DAILY IlEHALD " , ^1-1 II_________ _______________________A.J_______���____^.i-.-U--L-l* WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 1918 "BRINGING UP FATHER' By G. McManus BUY THAT PIPE C>UT ME VlFE WON-T LET HE T HOObE: VyH>END> ? ? ? : > ? tt hi\i made. A:,SvU nays that BJlly Sunday couid run rings arov.nd Cohb. "I >av9 always c-jntended that tho playefs of the present do not put up the an.lc!e of ball that was seen in the old balional league," says Anson. "Of the present day pitchers Mcthew-3on was the greatest. Alexander and Johnson are first class performers. Joiinson has as nice a delivery as any pftcher I ever witnessed. He gets great speed Without apparent effort, and shoult} last for many years. "In the olden days we had a dozen stars, and there are not over two now. CoiUni is prohably th� greatest, with Gobi) a close second. "When I picked my all time all star team I gace all the places to the Did timers, and they deseired them. B�(Ore we had professional ball thsre w4s a period of twenty years In ijviich the players were in .the making. The very best of the lot were taken for the big show. Later we replenished dtr supply by taking the cream of the American association. "Billy Sunday, in his prime, could run rings around Ty Cobb. Where are the players nowadays who compare with Buck Bwing, Fred Dunlap, Fred Pfeffer and Billy McPhee? Buck Swing was the best catcher who ever worked behind the bat. John Clark-son was probably the best of the old time pitchers. The Boston club paid CJhJcago 120,000 for Ml^e Kelly and ClarkBon, and they wel-e worth the money. "1 had to wreck my old Chicago team in much tlie same way that Connitf .Mack wrecked the present day .\thletics. My team was just as much ahead of the other teams of my day i as Mack'i chaiirpionshlp Athletics ' were better than the other teams of j the American and National leagues : just a few years ago. BASEBALL RESULTS AMERICAN Won. Lost. ........ 7 1 ......... 4 . ..�..... 1 Boston ....... Cleveland ..... Detroit....... New York .... Washington ........ 2 rhiladelphia ...... 2 St. Louis......... 1 Chicago ....... .... 1 P.C. .875 .800 .500 .;!76 .333 .333 .250 .250 LIBERIYBONOS -FOR THE HEAVIES Willard and Fulton Will Be Paid in Silver Bullets-Part Receipts to Red Cross GREAT FEAT tCONTlNUED from FrONT PaOB� Boston. April 23-Pitcher Thorrnah-^ len of New York held Boston hitless j until the ninth inning today when "One reason why "the old time pitch- j Bostoii scored the only run of the erg got more speed on the ball than the present day crop was because they were allowed to take a run before throwing the ball. Amos Rusie had more speed than any other pitcher. Clark Griffith would probably have been the bes't if he had had the speed. He had control developed as no other pitcher ever had and knew every batter in the league. "When we took our first trip around the world we had intended to go only as far as Australia. The Prince of Wales, later King Edward Vll.. agreed to attend our games if we went to England, so we took a chance 09 the long trip from Australia to the British IslPB. A. G. Spalding asked the prince game on Whitman's long sacrifice fly to left, which Bodie dr.opped. New York . . ... .000 000 000-0 Boston........000 000 001-1 2 0 Thormahlen and Hannah; Bush and Agnew. Washington, April 23.-Philadelphia made it two straight victories over Washington by. taking today's gnnig 5 to 0. Score: Philadelphia ____003 010 010-5 P 0 Washington-.. ..000 000 000-0 6 2 Slyer.s and 3IacAvoy; Dumont and Ainsmith. Cleveland. April 23.-The Indians bunched their lijts off Oallia today how he liked baseball at one of the | and defeated St. Louis 8 to 2. Score; games played at Buckingham palace, and his highness replied:' "Pine game, but cricket is better. " "I was the first manager who had a chance to sign Walter Johnson. When I wai running a semi-pro team In Chicago, I heard of the great Weis-er, Idaho pitcher from a. (ravelling man, but'things were not going well with me then and I would not take a chance on paying his expenses to Chicago." at. Louis......000 200 000-2 7 0 Cleveland......000 020 42i-8 11 0 Gallia and Nunam^ker; Coumbe and O'.N'eil. Detroit-Chicago, postponed, rain. According to recent reports, Young Corbett', the old-time lightweight boxer who twice knocked out the late "terrible Terry McOovern.' is now a boxing instructor ;n a Canadian camp in Quebec. Here's a Tip! For young men as well as older men whose tastes lag behind their years. We hare a line of suits of decided cut and pronounced patterns, not exaggerated styles, but conservative, yet neat and stylish. Our stock is so generous that we're sure to-suit you. no matter how critical you may be, and as for the price-well just come and see. W. B. KESTER & CO, "The Home of 20th Century Clothing" Let Us Do Your Cteaninn and Preaalna. When the H�t Days Come You'U be Glad you Bought a NATIONAL Won. Lost. ^ew York........ 6 Philadelphia ....... 5 Cinifinnatl ......... 4 Pittsburg......... ?, Chicago .......... 2 St. Louis......... 1 Boston ............ 1 Brooklyn ........ 0 P.C. 1.000 .833 .666 .600 .400 .2.50 .166 .con N'ew York, April 23.-.Vew York made a clean swoep of their first home series, defeating Boston today for their sixth straight, victorv. Score: Boston ........000 002 000-2 7 1 New York......013 013 Olx-0 13 3 Crumbe, Canavan and Wilson; Sal-Ipe. McCarty and Rariden. Cincinnati, April 23.-By annexing today's game 3 to 2. the Reds succeed-f'd in winning the series from Chicago. Score: ' Chicago......002 000 000-2 Clncinrati ......001 001 lO.v-3 Taylor and Klliotl; Bresler Allen. 11 3 5 1 and Philadelphia. April 23.-Bradley Hogg, recruit from Los i^ngeles. pitcli-i cd Philadelphia to victory in his fir:4t, I game of the sea.'ioQ today, 7 lo :J; 1 Captain Luderus' drive into the bleach-j era off Marquard was his second honi-[er of the season. Brooklyn .... ..010 001 000-2 7 0 Philadelphia .. . .013 000 30x-7 15 2 Marquard. Mamaux and Allller; Hogg and Burns. St. Paul. April 22.-Tho Minnesota boxiug commission, after a conference with Promoter J, C. Miller, today voted unanimously lo approve the Willard-Fulton ilght at St. Paul on July 4th. The commission and Colonel Miller reached an agreement whereby Willard and Fulton will receive their share oC the fight in Liberty bonds bought si\ par in the Twin Cities. Colonel Miller agreed lo eive approximate iy 20 per cent of the gross re-, ceipts toitne Red Cross or the government recreation fund and he also agreed to donate 25 per cent of all money received from the fight pictures to the war recreation fund. Tillman Beat Griffiths , Philadelphia, April 22. - Johnny Tillman of Minneapolis had a shade the better of Johnny- Griffiths of Akron. Ohio, in their six round bout here tonight. The men are light weights. Brown Got Deciaion .New Haven. Conn., April 23-Chick Brown of New Haven, |v:on a referee's decision over Eddie Wallace of Brooklyn. N. Y., at the end 'of their fifteen round bout here last night. They fought at catch weights. Thr Babies Battle Toledo, April 23.-Jack Blackburn of Philadelphia outpointed Willie Langford of Buffalo in every round of a twelve round bout here last night. The men are negro middle-v,-eights. S. ALBERTA DEPENDED ON TO INCREASE CROP (CoNTIVnKD FROM FnONT pAdl) April Baird followed %}� Schmidt's error in the seventh inning of today's game enabled St. Louis to defeat Pittsburg 6 lo f). Score: PillHhurg......230 000 000-5 fi 3 St. Louis......023 000 10X-B 7 1 Sieelo, Sanders and Sphmidt; Doake, .Alay and Gonzales. PACIFIC COAST /Sacramento. 3.G-2; Salt Lake, 7-0-0. 'Oakland, 1-5-2; Vernon, 2.;)-l. Los Angeles, 7-8-1; San Francisco, ]-4-]. Because the Drivmg Compartment is Ventilated. m Motor Parlors Limited I Harry 7'ollok. manager of Irish ! Paisy Clin."?, takes exception to tho ! claim of Buffalo sport, writers that ihfi New Yorker is close to the wel-lerweight mark. He says that Cllne Is figlning regularly at 135 pounds, ring.side. THE HOUSE OP SERVICE LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Zucli Wheat, Brooklyn holdout, has 11 been placed in class A4 by his local j di-afi iioard at Polo. Soldiering is one I! job tliai hp can't refuse to do because wages don't suit liim. tor greater hog production. At first he was inclined to look at the whole food control program as if it were more^or less of a joke, but on reading secret telegrams from Lord Rhondda, Briti.^li food controllei-, he saw that he was niist?ken. Ho saw that a shorfage of bacon, one of the most-needed foods at the front, was threatened, and lie took hold, with the result that eastern Canada waa organized right down to the township lines witiiin a few days, while the west was well organized shortly afterwards. He said the farmers were more tlian willing to fe'ed high priced grain io hogs when they learned the need, lie then told of the difficulties surrounding the commercial side of the enteri)rl?e. The bacon produced must be taken away, in this connection lie said ('anada 'had been much more suecpsHfiil than the Unit-' od States, owing chiefly to the tact that the Canadian railways had never once failed lo deliver goods to the seaboard when ships were available. In the I/. S. there was a surplus of bacon because tho railways had not acoompUalied thi.s. H was a great tribute to the Canadian railways. Answering the que.stioii why the use of bacon in Canada was not stopped altogether, he said lliere waa no need for hysteria. If the bacon were all needed, its use by Canadians would be stopped, but there is always a certain amount of what is called domestic bacon, which it \voi\ld be unproflt-ablc! to .ship, and this must be used at home. "If the-! pf;ople of Canada will live up to the regulations now, in force (hero will be no need to go fur-Ihcr at present." Sugar Question Mealing with llic sugar situation, lie .said all the sugar available to the ullieg is rtonirolled by the allies. A sugar board has cdntrol and Canada has. one representatiN o on that board. The needs of the allies are' llret met, then the remainder is divided between (Janada iind the United States, and the neufrals. i^ast year Canadar was cut down OO.Ouo tons on her sugar supply. This vear she is cut down 100,000 tons. This shurtage i� um prliicipally hy cuiiini iovu ilx�lfiif ifi.j'\ lrn is taking its place. Mr. .McGregor has great faith In tlid people of Canada. "When they nre told the need they'll rise to the occasion every time." Mr. McGregor declared in closing I that Canada, properly organized, could produce all the foodstuffs the allie.s nee(>, and It a start had been made in such an organization at the beginning of the war we would be doing so now. He also spoke a good word for .Mr, Trefz oX tho U. S. board who will speak here next Monday night, and iirged every man, woman and child In i^ethbrldge lo hear liim. Mr. McGregor was heartily thanked by President Marnoch and the members of the board for toming to Leth-bridgo and clearing up so^e of the misunderstandings . about Iho food control. He left at midnight tor Champion, where he owns two large farms which are under cultivation this year. Altogether Mr. '.McGregor win have 5000 acres under crop this year so that he is one member of tho food control'board wlio is doing his.] tie. Damaged Cruiser When the attacking ship and its landing party had completed thoir work, the sailors and marinea were taken aboard again despite the damaged condition of the cruiser, which then began to make its way out of the harbor. One of the seventeen inch shells, out of the hundreds of various calibres fired at the cruiser, got well home in her upper works. Her steering gears were Irfjured. and she signalled an escort, ship to show her the way out, but before help arrived she had found her way out and had taken-her place under lier own steam behind the lines ol protecting cruisers. One man who watched the operation from an escorting ship said lo the nally Chronlcla's correspondent: "When we saw the damage she had suffered It seemed scarcely possible that she was able to keep afloat. The men below must have worked like trojnns' for she was throwing flames ten feet high from her funnels and she made the fastest time she probably ever accomplished." Ten-fold Hell The narralai- described the combined noise or the Get-man gun fire and the explosions on the mole as a ':ten-fold hell." He added: "We were only four or five hundred yards away from the point of the mole but were afraid to fire a shot lest we reveal our exact whereabouts to the enerfly. Apparently, he nearly Judged it for he threw any number of shells around us. At a moderate estimate between, 300o and 4000 shell:^ W0)fe fired at the attacking squadron." The German destroyer which was sunk was ram^iKid amidships 'and torpedoed. Tliose who returned lo the Kentish, port also say that boarders rushed info the German destroy-er:s anchored in thte harbor, taking them completely by surprise. Some of the Germans liurrled up the hatchways in their night clothes but before they could reach the decks, the British sailors knocked theta on the head with clubs and rifles and 'sent them .tumblinfe down the hatchways. Beats Hobion's Feat London, .'Vpril 24.-Articles by naval writers and editorials in the morning newspapers eulogized with noturHl pride the volunteers who carried,out the raid at Zeebrugge and Ostend. Lieut. Hobson's feat at Santiago and Togo's exploit at Port Arthur are recalled as notable precedents, but the landing on the beach at Galllpol! is regarded by some writers .as the only real parellel. Curiosity is expressed as to tho tale of the crews of two old submarines which were assigned to blow u\.n!iefiuent draining of tho ^ Brut;i'ii Canal lack confirraatiun. If'subs'iii-ti-ted this presuin.ibly would bo the gifutcat achievement of the raidiuy squadron. Estimates of the time the Germans will need to remove the obatruction.s from the channel and repair the damaged mole vary. Son)e'''a38urae that many days will intervene, others many weeks, while still others seem to suppose that the damage cannot be repaired for a very loiigtirae. Warns of Disappointment London, April 24.-Admiral '�Lord Boresford in an interview on the raid on German submarine bases, while eulogizing the Zeebrugge achievement as a splendid thing .and quite worlli attempting, wmna against disappointment if the results do not reach tho most sanguiiie expectations. Notice to Automobile Owners We wish to annonce that our storage battery business h�B been taken over by the ,Willard Storage Battery Service Station, 311 SEVENTH ST. SOUTH, TELEPHONE 616. This station ia under the management of Henry .1. Deuin, export ill battery work of all kinds. We assure you that you �will receive courteous and prompt service from'this organization. � BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOME OF THE CHEVROLET i BACK OF UNION BANK MARRY HOLMAN, Mgr. 94 ;