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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, AUGUST THE f KB RIDGE DAILY HERAM1 PAGE rmn DIGEST OF RULE 51 BRINGS SOME1 FACTS TO LIGHT Here is a case that occurred in the IjOthbridgc and game between North Knox teams at the Athletic' park last Monday evening in which a scor- er was present and both teams were supposed to have, or ought to have, a copy of the line-up (it teams. C. Gillis ol" North was lost out in the 7th innings In the Kth innings Oimsworth should have hatted, followed by Lombard and A. Gillis, but Stafford who correctly should have batted after A. (.iJ.lis, went fo bat in place of llunsworth got away with it. The Herald scorer did something out of his pro- vince, called the attention nt the Knox manager to the occurrence af- ter the. innings was' concluded. The Herald reporter got "his" for not informing earlier. However, a digest of the rules will showithat the man- ager "was not on lo his job or he would have known thai he still had a sound case in the eighth or as long BASEBALL NO I-JITS.-NO RUNS, NO MAN TO REACH.'FIRST, OUT 18 Malta, Mont., Aug. a same here Saiunlay' between Chinook, 1'itcher Navarre of the Clii- uooli aub shut out the opposing1 team without a hit and without allowing1 a man to read, lirsl bane. Hlghtccu Malta hutsmen struck out. A of saletics, sandwiched wiih two stolen liases and a sacrifice, were responsible [or Chinook's four runs. .Navarre's performance was the most, remarkable hil of pitching ever .seen in north'.'rn Montana. At no time was the Chinook heaver in any climber oi slipping, and the Malta hitters were helpli'ss before his speed j anil control throughout the entire I nine frames. Malta's only clianuu to reach first came in the ninth, on a passed tiiird striKC. The ball was recovered in time to retire the runner. Xavarre is -a product of the Spo- kane citv league, anil pitched several veals- around Spokane before coining to Montana. Konr of his teammates, "WcV" Willie .McCoriy, Stanley Bor- Icskc. SUeey Hofiman and Bud are frvim Spokane. Philadelphia Blooklyn Boston .1 Chicago Pittsburg Keiv York 31. Louis Cincinnati NATIONAL w. 50 so 49 47 4B 39 b. 41 4n (5 47 46 51. .540 .532 .515 .511 .500 .480 .471 Boston Fittsburg Ragan, Hughes and Gawrty tlethner, Cooper and Gibson JIurplij-. Second game- Boston ,711 Fittsbiirg a 3 Ken- and Tyler and Whaling Harmaa, C'on- Ectman anrl Murphy. Philadelphia-Chicago, rain. Brooklyn-Cincinnati, rain Louis, postponed, New Vork-St. Kfl grounds. I AMERICAN P.O. .634 ri .611 .516 .189 .400 .S94 Ml ii 1 Boston 69 "4 Chicago 18 r Detroit S !i Washington New York .45 4; St. Louis 38 i. Cleveland Philadelphia >2 t> St. Louis 0 .Washington 1 Kolb, and Agnew res jind Henry. Detroit 81 Boston 2 -i 4. Covaleski and Baker Short and C-ady. Cleveland-Philadelphia, postponed, wet grounds. Chicago-Xew York, postponed, wet grounds. FEDERAL Kansas Cit> Chicago. Pittsburg gt, Louis Brooklyn t Buffalo, 44 Baltimore V Baltimore 2 Kansas, Bailey, and Owens mid Brown. 42 41 4" 44 .450 Johnson Bufialo Si Lonib 0 Anderson. Lafittc and Blair Cran ilall and Chapman. Broflalvr o Plttsburg Finneran, Wilts and Simon Second Brookhr l Pittsburg 4 7 0 Finneran and Smith Knetzer and Berry Newark Chicago, postponed ram as the opposing side batted out oi Us prescribed order. All the usual ways of retiring a lialsman arc pretty well hnottn the (ic'lieral run of basebitll ilevnti-ra, ytiuiiK or old, but there arc a few which crop out only occasionally con- cerning which there is much miscon- ception not to say ilensc ignorance. One of the least understood rules in the toiie has to do with the batsman who hats out of turn. Much of this may he laid at tlie door of the rule ilst'Ii hut, it is about as plain as it can In- made. The tangle dots not of- ten arise in the big leagues, not of- tener than once a year or so, hut prairie Raines, where score cards arc unknown ami teams more or less pick- ed up, it is of more frequent occur- rence. H is the popular impression lhat a player who bats out oi turn is out, provided the mistake is discovered. [nim ami claimed before the hali has been pitched to the succeeding batsman. The man who batted out'of turn is not out, but his act automatically I puts out the man who ought to have hatted in that turn, and nothing the improper batsman docs counts in the name. Suppose D is the fourth bats- man in order and K the filth. Along in the seventh inning K goes lo hat in D's place with the bases [u.l. and lifts a home run over the frncf. 'the mistake is then discovered and called tn the umpire's attention. If the umpire knows his hook he will immediately declare f> out and send all the runners back to the bas- es which they occupied when the ball was hit. Then he will send to bat again, because, it will he his proper turn. If declaring D out made the third out the inning would end there and V noultl be first at hat in the next inning. But if the mistake was not discovered until after a ball had been pitched to. batsman regu- larly fo.l.owini; home run u-otild have to'stand and the lour which scored on it would count. Supposing 1C, hatting in D's is retired, then F. comes to bat. I''! also is batting out of turn, because i it is.properly E's tiini to, bat, you sec, and if F does-anything except get out the opposing team can call ittention to the mistake and have Ii declared out over again. This holds true until a batsman, batting out ot turn, has reached first base, when at; tention ..must be called to it before another hall is pitched or the play will stand. A lot of people seem to understand that the hatter is not out unless he makes a fair hit. On the contrary the batsman is out ii he hits the ball at all. Section 4 of rule 51 puts him out "if be bats Ihe ball illegally and rule 50 defines illegally batting the bail. Xeither says anything about fair or toul. j As peculiar as it may seem. it. is1 not considered a neutral scorer's or I the umpire's business to brini, a of this order to the attention of eith- er .side. The managers and captains of the suppu 'o he avvakc to these possibilities in base-! ball. LOOK HERE DECIDING FOOTBALL TOMORROW NIGHT I Providing the weather man doe; not interfere, the football fans of the i cilv will be treited to one of the best] feames seen in the city oil Thursdav i evening, when the two league leaders LethbridRe and the Sous ot I together at the Ball' Park. The two teams- are very even-1 ly matched, and the game will be a hard-fought one, as-It practically de- cides the city championship The S. 0. El need the two points ill tins ganve to cini-h matters ard the team they are Rutting on the field will take a lot ot beating. On tlle otller hanli the N and fidenl of humbling tlie leaders annexing the llagrath Shield. 3 fn addition to. seeing a good game, in 11 .1 the spectators will be helping out aj case as the SOE aie rievot ins their share of the receipts'for the! benefit of their left. Harper, 1 This pluckv er w an hurt in the 0 last game with and lost two weeks work owing to a bad ly twisted ankle Make this Ihe best crowd of the .season, and show the teams the.foot H AM. ASSOCIATION St. paul-CnHirtibiis, postponed, rain Second game. Ulllwaukee. (Su innings Minneapolis Kansas City, Cleveland 2 Cleveland called fl Louisville 7 Indianapolis INTERNATIONAL FroVideniP 3 Montreal 1 Second game- pwiW'nct -I Monti cal i loronto-Iersei Cil 01 1 the col lection of spare or discarded Razors throughout this country, putting them in order when re- ceived and sending them for- ward for the use oC the troops This course was necessary owing to the inability of the. manufacturers to meet suffic- iently rapidly the requirements of tiie soldiers at the front. 1 am pleased to sar up to the 000 e been re ceived inti trom the following letter you will see how much. the'.effpri is being appreciated by His Lordship and the War Office ami the "desire expressed that the appeal should be con- tinued. 19th May, 1915 Dear Sir, "Air. Wlntpur has informed hie of the steps which you have been good .en- ough to take in regard to. the collection from private sources of razors for the troops, and, I write to express to you my ap- preciation of -the valuable -help which has thereby been .rend- ered to the War Department. 'liShall be, glad if you will accept and convey to the mem- bers. of .the Cutlers' Company and others' who have assisted yoii in this work my cordial thanks for the trouble which and they taken In the The need for razors is- not entirely met and I am pleas- ed to know that you hope to toe ahlejto obtain additional quan- tities 'Yours faithfully (Sgd.) "KITCHENER, I beg to assure you that in contributing (o the collection your efforts will >be very much appreciated r by; the authorities here and also by myself. Yours faithfully (Sgd.) W..H. .ELLIS, Master Cutler. Look them up quick. Lea AC them or send by post to West- ern Canada Vgeitry, TORONTO LANCASHIRES DEFEAT- ED MONTREAL ELEVEN 3 GOALS TO NIL Toronto, Aug. micas hit''1 s o( Toronto, defeated (inuid Trunks of Montreal 'A to 0 at KOWXT thus aftcr- iKtoh in the first the home ;ir.d honie ganius-in-the scini-fintils for the Coil naught cup. The Laneasliirca had :tlic' advaulago most oi tin: way, though at times (he- going and checked them hard to Ihe other end of the field. Another game will [Hayed be- tween the two dubs iic.u Saturday ut'Montreal, after which ilic associa- tion is to announce which of the clubs shall meet the cham- pions for the cup. The annual inpetini; of the Douiiti- j ion Football Association was opened I tonight, but owing in the western delegates not buint; present the meet- ing was adjourned til] August 13th. The emergency eommii ICR n> ins luted eleven outlaw players from Hamilton. Sweet-tooth! Expensive Business The Boston Red to clear every day or ibey cannot jjay expenses, reason magnates ire letting- out mnnioim hints in ihe najor leagues of mmcless salary- slushing, right anil U'ft. Johnson 'Challenges Willard From Tom Andrews we hear that .lie "Biq- sad and lone'iy in lis ex-champion role, seeks the j )f more publicity and Unit now tlirre j ,3 on the way a challenge addressed :o Champion Jess U'illard from lifs nctim.- n is: said ihat Johnson will ngree to bet on himself in such :t light, and thai the, winner wtfl ake the entire gale receipts. Latest Stratagem Here's a new; one they are start- ing in the Central Association base- ball circuit, and one which is cauri- many arguments Ihe iJfic'1- hail rule sharks. In giving a Keokuk batsman .ID intentional nass in a game-at the pitcher threw four balls to the first baseman in- stead of the catcher, and the umpire lold the batter to take his base. The game1 was-played under protest from the Keokuk iimnuger, but as it was later won b'y his team, the protest was not sent to-the league president. Knof-k for James T, H. Murnane. iu tlie Sporting News, has this to -say .about Orvillc Bill'ifamesV- wh'Q won'lwo games for the-Boston Braves in the World's Ser- ies last year, but who hasn't made a bhowin'g tins season; "Bill .fames is one biir disappointment, find himself has little confidence that he can show raueb of his old form again ibis season. He is another case of. the autobile rides. Baseball has suffer: eri the loss of a number of players through automobile accidents. I of several cases among bis lea- gue players, bui don't i'ecl at liberty to name the men, I I Umpire's Solace. Beginning' next. Monday, if an irate fan at Denver. bounces a pop bottle off the umpire's head, that dig- I nitary will find solace in the thought I that on his way uptown he can stop off at-the rapitorand.learii from the state-commission how-much compen- I sation is paid for a caused by contact-with a hotCie. The new." compensation Jaw is effective Monday, and the I baseball umpire is a worKlngmnn In I the eyes of the law. So are all ball jplayei-E. If fte oit-repeawd threat to 1 'killHie should he curried [out, the widow or other dependents of that individual will be paid ?2500. Players injured -while trying to beat the throw to. second, or in am other manner while iu the perform- j ance of their contract duties, will he paid compensation just like other employees. The owner of the club pays the pre- mium'on the players, while the league itself will have to insure the um- pires. WRIGIEYS DOUBLEMIN! [DOUBLE STRENGTH] THE WORLD IS! OURS Help 'Appetite and Digestion- comes in two delicious flavors. Beneficial, economical. Made clean kept clean sealed air-tight against all impurity. The Perfect Guin in the Perfect Package. No wonder its sale ex- ceeds all others! It cools the mouth, keeps thirst and soothes the throat. It preserves the teeth, and prevents bad breath. A boon to smokers it makes the next piper or cigar taste better I MADRIN CANADA Wm. Wrigley Jr. Cov Ltd. Toronto, Ontario 'Chew it after every meall c ir WHITE SOX WANT JOE JACKSON Reported to Have Offered for Cleveland Star Chicago, Tll.i Aug. Chicago Americans have offered several play- ers anit for the Clei eland according to a story published here today Cleveland Denies It Ohio Aug 3 siderit E. Bai-nard of the Cleveland American, league club today denied that am otfer has been received fiom President Comiskey..of the Chicago American club for Outfielder Joe larkion of Cleveland, as reported In a story published in' Chicago. Bar: uard says Jaekaou will not be sold or traded to any club. HERZOG BENCHES PITCHERS Cincinnati Ohio Aug Herzog- of the today, suspend ed. without pay, Rube Bcnton, veter. an soilthpaw' and King Lear, hiirler and former Princeton star, until they can convince tlieii boss that they aie capable of putting up a real brand of ball Both Lear and Bentim drew their suipensions for the ulldne s their His plajed in the double-header at Phiin delphia With those two hjirlers oft the roster, the Red pilch- Ins stuff-.has been' reduced' to four members: JrcKenory, t> recruit; Jean Dale, Pete S'bnelder and Ired fonoy All eves wil'i be focussed on Rny mond August 30, August and Sep- tember I.1 The greatest celebration the south country has ever staged will come to pass there-on these three days, when its bii, fair and carnival. The first day will see the events in flli'i swing and'the whirl will be kept us until the last minute of the closing day Here is the programme for the first two days Monday, August 30 .Ueceiving and registering entries for exhibit: perfecting Opera House: Opening of the address by Magis- trate D. H. crowning of tht. Queen of the Caruiva'i, followed by a Grand be tree. Tuesday, August 31 Opening of the exhibition at S a.m. .fudging to begin at 9 a.m. Awarding of prizes. Sports [On all purses of and up- wards, a. 10 per cent, entry fee will be chuged nlus 10 per cent of wir nei s monev Trophies e 1 3 and bolster, boys under 17. two. teams of eight to enter: first, second 300 fee each -Oc as above for boys un- der 14 Si 00 51 0 fee eiih lie tossing, two teams of ten men "oO fee each 30c tossing, two teams of boM under Ii fee eicb 20c. first. of series o; games-to he played for. JIO.OO trophy yards dash, five: to enter yards dash, five to enter; mile, five to enter; Horse Races free for all, five to enter; ladies' .free-for-all, five lo enter; 82.SO. free-for-all, .five to enter; 15.00; mile free-for-all, five to enter; arranged later. Motor Cycle race, CANADIAN OARSMEN SERVING THE COLORS ROW ON THAMES London one platoon of the Victoria Rifles, forming nan of the second Can- adian now quartered in theie ire some members of. a. prominent iloni real' rowing club, and so keen .-were Uiey to have a row before going to i the front, that they to a club not hundred: miles, from where they were stationed, for the use of. an eight, and were biiter- j Ij di fp'jqnued it recei a cult refusal. Nothing daunted, they nio'e to tbe "llumei RC their fine iradition is sports i men and hostb too glad I to. receive them. it With great lUrficuJty, they oi I taizied special leave, and arrived at the Thames on Satiinlay after- i fine a set of btiong heaitiu 'ellofts ar onei could see. y.Thames, lept UKm pn ciglu i oure jnd they j had a row. and afterwards tlie club entertained them dinner and tlie went out inoinm? in tne cutter to icrtv the j course i TRC-l scratch eight to take them along, j Tile Canadians expressed them-! selves delighted with evefytlljng they saw, and have promised., all being to pav mother Msit to the Thames after the. war. PRO. SOCCERIS1S10 GET SMALL PAI Glasgow, Aug. Scottish Football association have that ill m nfpssioml plavers playing in the Scottish league games, during nest season arc.to be.paid the fixed sum of S-, 00 per game As all the plavers signed bl the clubs must be emuoyed regulailv during the terras of engagement in work other.than football the reduction in .the amoimfe- of ment v, ill not be so seriously felt but the conditions brought about bj the w e forced it home to all oecer that the time for big salaries is a thing of the uast In. ptenous -veaib pl-veis received fiom S20 to ner week George Hall the famous Interna- tional lett winder of Manchester itcu has joined the Black dud It is to be hoped trat he Os inucli fame on the battlefield as he has on the field of sport 11 FIGHT PICTURES' AT CALGARY, The Johnson fight pictures will be shown in next week for the first time n the oroi passing the censor. Southern Alberta ?JO.OO cup. Automobile race standard cars: Soul hern Alberta chimpionsl ip for tropln S ictona Parl grind of fnewoils Jl events path to ln> In me aphone befoie shot is fired. 10 ball on .the "best spring floor in 'Alberta. special triiif I Icue I ethbndae at 12.30 each day, and return after, the d-'iires Round trip at the following prices adults boc children 4nc SOc 40e Wilson, ioc., 30c.; Stifling, 40c., 20c. ue btmg made foi red.iiced rates from Cardstou etc. Ihe thud s programme win be .published in tomorrow's issue Come to Mac's AND GET YOUR GUNS, RE VOUVERS FIXED Bicycle Repairers Our Prices In Bicycle and Goods Cannot Be Btat INDIAN MOTORCYCLE AGENT D. E. MacDooald Phon. 10M 5th ;