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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 4, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 1917 THE LFTHBRIPGE DAILT IJERALn g-- si ill i -ne=�igTg3Eaenj n i nil i i i nj_mj PAGE THREE 'BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus tft 00LLX5 VOIDER VHO'�> v DO "TOO MIND FOLXS- v^T UNTIL . * FILL ME Big League Baseball NATIONAL Won. Lost. New York...... fil Philadelphia .. 48 St. Louis....... 51 Cincinnati...... 54 Brooklyn....... 47 Chicago........ 49 Boston........ 40 Pittsburg....... 32 30 42 4f> 50 47 SO fill 05 P.C. .�70 .533 .526 .510 .500 .495 .392 .330 Alex the Great Loses Chicago, Aug. 3.-C. Williams ami Phil Douglas made it possible for Chicago to beat Alexander today and shut out Philadelphia 2 to 0. Douglas held the visitors to five scattered hits. Williams' single in the ilrst gave Chicago its first run. He scored the other as a result of his triple and a sacrifice. Philadelphia .. ..000 000 000-0 i"> 0 Chicago........100 100 00X-2 7 0 Alexander, Bender and Killlfer; Douglas and Dilhoefer. Toney Loses to Giants Cincinnati, Aug. 3.-New York hit both Toney and Reuther almost at will today and took the opening game of the present series 10 to 2. New York......300 042 100-10 15 1 Cincinnati......000 000 020-2 7 1 Salleo and Uariden; Toney, Reuther and Wingo. Braves Take One Pittsburg, Aug. 3.-Boston opened the series with a victory over Pittsburg today 5 to 4. Two singles, a double and a triplo in tho fifth inning scored four runs for the Braves while the winning count came in the seventh on two hits and an out at first. Boston........000 040 100-5 9 2 Pittsburg......000 301 000-4 10 0 Nehf and Tragessor; Cooper, Carl-ion and W. Wagner. Brooklyn Going Strong St. Louis, Aug. 3.-Brooklyn hit Doak hard and timely today and won from St. Louis 3 to 2. It was Brooklyn's seventh straight victory. Three of Brooklyn's six hits were triples, each of which figured in the score. Brooklyn......100 001 010-3 C 1 St. Louis.......000 000 110-2 (i 2 Marquard.Cadore and Meyers; Doak find Gonzales. AMERICAN Won. Lost P.C Chicago........ 64 Boston......... 59 Cleveland....... 55 Detroit........ 53 New York...... 50 Washington..... 42 Philadelphia..... 35 St. Louis....... 32 37 38 48 47 47 56 59 63 .634 .608 .534 .530 .515 .429 .372 .337 Cobb Hits Homer ASSOCIATION Toledo 3; Louisville 0. Columbus 1; Indianapolis 0. No othor games scheduled. CHARLIE QUERRIE SAYS LACROSSE NOT DEAD Charlie Querrle writes in tho Toronto News: Since Joe Lally, of Cornwall, has resigned from the presidency of the National Lacrosse. Union ho has join' ed the ranks of the calamity howlers, and can see no future for the national game of the country. Joseph may bo right when he advances tho argument that the boys of Canada are too lazy to play a strenuous game like lacrosse, and while there are a number of young Canadians too lazy to-do anything In the line of athletics, there are still a number of boys playing he game, and there will bo more after he war. �>� Lacrosse Is too good a game to let o Into the discard. There will not e professional lacrosse for a long hllo In this end of the country, but lillo organizations like the Beaches the cast end of the city and Malt-nds in the north end, Toronto will lways have a little lacrosse.  * ' Joseph Lally may be disgusted with ho game, and he has every right to e after what happened in the N.L.U1. t Is the way tho-good men like Lally re driven out oi the game that hurts crosse, but ntaybo tho greatest form f summer oxerclse and one of the ost spectacular sports from o specter's standpoint, will weather ul| onus and come back in future years! New York, Aug. 3.-Detroit made 13 hits off New York pitchers for 21 bases, winning 10 to 3. Burns made a triple, a double and a single, driving in four runs and scoring one, while Cobb hit a home run and two singles. Detroit........302 010 202-10 13 1 New York......000 120 000-3 7 4 Mitchell, Dauss and Yelle; Cullop, Love and Nunamaker. Sox Take Shutout Philadelphia, Aug. 3.-Good pitching by Scott with perfect support from his team mates enabled Chicago to shut out Philadelphia today 4 to 0. The visitors won the game in tho first inning through Soibold's wildness. Chicago.......301000 000-4 9 0 Philadelphia .. ..000 000 000-0 6 0 Scott and Schalk; Seibold, Anderson and Hale. St. Louis Wins Washington, Aug. 3.-St. Louis took the first, game of the scries from Washington today 5 to 4. Poor Holding' by Harper contributed to the defeat. St. Louis......001 100 300-5 8 3 Washington .. ..101 110 000-4 7 3 Sotheron, Hamilton and Severoid; Harper, Shaw and Ainsmith. Boston Drops Another Boston, Aug. 3.-With Bagby in the box Cleveland scored another victory over Boston today, by the score of 2 .to 1. Ruth pitched a strong game, but an error by Scott enabled Cleveland to score the winning run in the eighth. Cleveland......010 000 010-2 7 1 Boston.......-000 001 000-1 8 1 Bagby and O'Neill; Ruth and Thomas. A Decade in the Major Leagues Pays for it, Which makes A difference. Lethbrldge once had A ball team INTERNATIONAL Providence 10; Richmond 7. Newark 1; Baltimore 6. Montreal 11; Toronto 12. Buffalo 8; Rochester 2. WALTER JOHNSON Star of the Washington pitching staff, who Thursday won the game which celebrated his entrance into the big legaues. Walter has not been going so strong this year as usual, but still ho is one of the most feared heavers in the majors. Additional Sport on Page 13 PACIFIC COAST Los Angeles 9; Salt Lake 3. Portland 8; San Francisco 9. Oakland 2; Vernon 4. Raymond, Aug. 3.-Recent arguments regarding the racing virtues of certain horses belonging to Charley Klnsey and Loss Lund has resulted in a matched race which will be run here next Saturday afternoon with Cradle Bull and Long Tom participating, These are considered two of the fastest steeds in the district and a fixture with them contesting will be watched with great Interest. In addition to the main event there will be several othor races with some real race horses taking part. As an added feature there will be a baseball game between the married and single men. L TONIGHT'S GAME Noble Will Be on the Mound For Turin-Gillis Brothers Will Play Which it paid. It had Cy Pich And Phil Lezie, And Chesty Cox And Johnny Mackin And some more Hired men, Ball players, Alleged and otherwise. They played ball And drew their cheques, Sometimes drawing Their cheques Was like drawing A fourth molar, Painful alike To drawer And drawee. When the drawing Was all over NOW SOLD IN THREE SIZES : Superiores- 2 Invincibles- for Coronas- 25c. S. DAVIS <& SONS LIMITED, MONTREAL. Makers of good cigars for over 70 years. ass Winners of Gold Medals: Paris 1863, Philadelphia 1876, etc But the shouting, We don't think We'll have any Pro. stuff In ours. The home brews Are good enough For us. Let's buy at homo And keep our coin Circulating And Lethbridgo drow Out of the W.C.L. The boosters For pro. ball Were seven thou Joseph Wllholt, formerly of the Boston Braves, on whom the Pittsburg club asked waivers, has been claimed by the New -York Giants. Walter Routher,* the Chicago Cubs' left-hand pitcher, goes to the Cincinnati Reds by the same route. Tonight at Eckttorm Park, Turin will make its second attempt to defeat the baseball tots-, era, and thus decide the 5-5 tie staged by the two teams two week* ago tonight. The lineup of the locals will be somewhat different as the Gillis boys are back in the game for the rest of the season and will plug up some gape in the infield. Tommy Evans will not be In the line-up, owing to Injuries received In the Carmangay game. The locals had a snappy practice last night and re beginning to shape up strong for the week of baseball during the stampede. The opposing pitcher tonight will be Damon Noble, whose slants are always of the corkscrew variety. The game starts at '6.15 sharp. Round Iron men In the slough Of despond. Which explains Why Lethbridgo Isn't tearing its hair To emulate Our Carmangay neighbors In buying up All the talent Where it does Most good. Now if our tenm Will go out and play member of the Detroit club. Although he is seldom ranked as an equal of Hal Chase in tho art of cavorting around tho initial station, ho is a ball player any big league club would be glad to grab, and he is only 24 years old. Each year liis work with the Detroit club shows marked improvement, for his fielding becomes more polished ar.d he can Hajumer the ball around a .280 clip season in and season out. Eddie Burns, second catcher with tho Phillies, is now in his fourth full season as a member of the Quaker town club, and although an injury early in tho season kept him hack, he is considered one of the most valuable players on Pat Moran's team. Eddie is a glutton for work, and if it wasn't for tho fact that Moran has a star in Bill KUlifor, Eddie would get all. and perhaps more, work than he could handle. The Philly backstop isn't as heavy a sticker as tho other two re- 34 RUNS 10 CREDIT Muskogee, Okla., Aug. 3.-What is said to have been a world's record for home runs in any one season, was made here yesterday by E. E. Calbert, left fielder of the local Western Association club, when he hit twice for the circuit, w?th 34 home runs. Calbert is one of the league leaders, in batting. preventatives of tho Burns family, but he makes up for it in every other way. You've gotta hand the Burns family a little credit. It has .helped to do it's best for the "gran" feT game. The old game They can play, We'll all forget About the pro. stuff. Here's hoping. Three of Them and They Are All Worth Their Salary Cheques In the, bUBhes. Miss Molla BJuratedt, national wo-man tennis champion, and. Miss Mary K. Browne, former, champion, will meot In a series of matches at New York for the benefit of, the Teunla Ambulance fund. ,, Minor'leagues In Uncle Sam's domain. Have* busted At the rate ^H Of one a day All summer long. A lot of them Couldn't be revived With a pulmotor. So while we hope Carmangay and Vulcan and Champion and Stavely don't go bust And are satisfied Wh.B it's all over 1 ^ New York, Aug. 4.-Tho good old family trees of tho Smiths and the Joneses have been pretty well represented in baseball for a number of years. But neither the Smiths nor the Joneses have over been able to claim the distinction of having three sprouts from their family trees in the major league spotlight ut one time, such as tho family Burns claim today. Three major league stars who are in the midst of their baseball careers roprosent the old Scotch family. They are George J. Burns, Giant outfielder; Eddie Burns, Philly catcher, and George Burns, first baseman of the Detroit Tigers. Every one of this trio is a star and unless tho war claims one or all of them, or Injuries interfere with their baseball activities, the Burns trio will bo good for some years to come in the big show. George Burns, of the Giants, has often been rated as the greatest all-around outfielder. In the National league, and of tho three lie is perhaps the most valuable player. So far this year his fielding and throwing have been superb, and he Is keeping In the race for batting honors. Hughle Jennings recently declared that of all the stars In the Giant constellation Bums stands out us tho brightest, and this, coming from tho famous Tiger managor, is some tribute. First Baseman Burns of the Tigers, |a Mtvljjf '.jfrjuglh. full season as a Free and Easy Men: You'll discover real comfort in this free and easy fitting W.G. & R. summer underwear. The Rein-forccd Webbing, inserted across the back, gives the garment * exceptional elasticity, and provides for perfect freedom of bodily movement. ( No binding or straining anywhere ! It is the patented construction of our "Closed Crotch" feature that insures this comfort. Made in nainsook; madras, silkeen, silk, etc. Sleeveless or quarter-sleeve. You'll find just what you want this summer in Underwear Also W.O. St R. fine shirts, collars, pyjMBM and boys' blouses. MO ?5152C 77775? 7?8956 ;