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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1914 LETRBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREfl JULY A MONTH New Yark, Aug series unusual marked Juh m profess pnal baseball. 'Extra inning bo-lut' gamos and accidents, on _tho grouped.within a tew days, as was fhe case just about this peilod in 1913 unusual features by. Oljda Milan m Taking these .tlates, July. 17 collision with Moeller, his teammate, as both raced for a fly ball in tlic ashmgton.- Cleveland game with the result that Milan received a badly fractured jaw On the same day George cap tain of the Chicago bov, col lided with Deminitt under similar cir- cumstances, ari4. was severely "injured about the head A no hit-no-run and a 21-mnmg struggle hgured in the iccojcds of Julj 17 At Pitls- hurg the New Yotk Giants and the Fittsburg Pirates played 21 innings, the New York club winning by 3 to 1 Rube Marquard. and Babe Adarys, the rival pitchers, twirled .the entire eoitest ttith the exception of the 2-1 inning game between the Philadclpl la Athletics and the Boston Americans on September 1; this, is .the longest gamt, uer jilajetl in the ma. jor leagues Three days tne Hartford club 'defeated the New Haven team S to 1 in a. 23-jnmng game m the Eastern association, which is the third longest game m the record oE professional 'baseball. Tbe 26-iiming contest _Decatur, and Bloom Ington of the Threq III league, pla> ed on May 31, 1909, still holds first place and the Philadelphia Boston 24 Inning match second poMtion m the record of long games Getting back [to July 17 again, Jamps Uithers, j pitcher of Duluth club of the Nnr i fthern league, twirled a no bit no run game agamt-t the Vic-ginia club of, me bdTiie league This is the third! hit'ess game of the XortHrn league tfchis season The daj at Leba non, the. Lincoln' semi ipr fessioial tejuii, the sUied ale by hoiiie'club 23 to ;ii, and incidentally.scoring eight -noun runs Three players each secured tavi circuit hits jVIowug ou tu Jnl> 19 records show that the club of the Western league defeatr-i City vi to 3 m a 21-mnmg game required 4 hours 48 min- utes to plaj On the same day at Long Branch, N J Jose Acosfca, it-he- Cuban' pitcher -of .the. seashore rtoam, shut out the 'St. Louis Am- erican league club without a hit or a ..3 to1: 0 -victory in which he did not give a base on tails, and had but .12 "balls called on his delivery for the full, nine innings, point or two in the art of boxing by-a rauu who knows, which might be assimilated with profit by the boxers 'who contemplate filtering the amateur boxing tournament here on Labor Day evening. To wit; "It's.no use; they don't snap in that left band like'the old-timere. It's all brute strength now. They simply run n'aiid until brie or the- other happens to slop.one with hie jaw." The speaker was Kid McCoy, inven- tor of the "corkscrew" punch, ;md in his day one of the craftiest middle weights of the prize ring. 'The trouble with the average inoili era boxen- Is that he doesn't think. 'Think-of a boxer 'who is-set in his ideas, that die knows how to box in one way crouch. 'Xowi the fact is that the crouch wasn't anything new when''Jim Jef- fries made it famous." Most all-of us used it in the-old days.- I used it when I boxed Tommy Ryan. "But I didn't box in a crouch, with every hiaii 1 met. IE I had, one of those have reached over and brought'me to my knees with a whack on of the head. I. used the crouch'when facing op- ponents against whom .-I thought it would bo effective. And if it work, it took me only a. round or so to find it GUI 'Against real tall fellows, we nev or used a crouch.. AVe -were shorter than begin with. Then what was, .the sense in making_ ourselves Khorter still, if .we expected Lit hem above the neck'' 'But I'll tell what we always did dp. Wo protected our jaws and ears with our shoulders. That's why .-ou don't see' the did -fellows earri- ng .around tin ears. 'Bob Fitzsimmoiis was an adept at protecting himself. Let .fly a swing at shim, and'ninety-nine times out ue hundred.your on. one KID McCOY WAR STOPS CHESS TOURNAMENT International Competition Called Off Aug. o.-r-Qwing to the war. the international chess, tourna ment was stopped today, the prizes be ng awarded to the.chess masters hold' ng tile leading scores, as follows First, Alechlnc, St. Petersburg, 9Vi second, Vldinar of. Prague, third, Spieloian of Munich, 8 Marshall of New York, Broyer ol Budapest and Retti of Vienna were .led for fourth, fifth and sixth places, with fieven'games each. Jaho'WBkl ol Paris was seventh wltb.CVi gainrs -RITCHIE WILL MEET WHITE BCHANG'S THROWING ERRATIC Mack's Young.Catch'er.Has One Ser ous Drawback "While Li-Hung-Schang's hatting fcnd base running have been extremely useful to the Mackmen this season, the youth can 'not yet be rated as a finished writes. Jimmy.Isa- mlnger. "There is no.harder worker on the leani "than Schang, and he is improv- ing Jn. tactics, but fliiV. value is offset by his erratic throwing. Stealing on Bchang has been a profitable man- oeuvre lor''many teams this brush. Bchang IB same, and, doesn't hesitate to throw at any time, but.his disposi- tion to chuck the ball wild has' often opened the avenue to the plate for op- ponents. No fault can be found 'with Bchihg. He 'had very little experi- ence when He came here, imd he will have to be educated in championship games. His ability to drive -in runs Justifies Mack in using him frequently behind' the 'bat Some day Will find himself .and settle down. Then he will become ths mpet valu- able maskman in'the game, for he lias no superior as ;a batsman, and base, runner." I those -great freckled shoulders of lis 'But'lherc'.was a'great man. I con- ider Fitz. the best fighter 1 ever new 'Ja'ck ;Nol on your life, its.could have HckeU himlwith ease. '1 met Johnson New York-one day shortly; 'before'he got into'his trouble sent him to Europe 'Pretty'easy for vou, re- marked, 'you haven't'-had, ally liard ones to so against.' Ah guess daL's -he re- plied, 'dese boys Is all duck soup Ex-Champion WiU Use Films Prove He Was Robbed Emil Thiry, manager of Willie Chicago last'week for the first time since, the battle tn-London, bringing with him assur- ances that' Ritchie isr again in firsl class condition and on, his way home to prepare for a Labor day date with Charlie White. Ritchie and his party have left Lon- 3ph on. steamer.Vaterland, head: ing for this country, Ritchie will come direct .to Chicago, and then start for the Coast, where .he is to-meet White. Manager, Thiry says the ex- lightweight champion is bringing with him a set of.films of his fight with Welsh, and will ask; :the. government to permit hinrto" exhibit them in the leading cities to show that he was rob- bed.of hie title. Jimmy Coffroth of San Francisco, who has White" signed; for three battles, recently wired Rit- chie asking if he would sign for a re- turn bout with White. TWENTY-FIVE HORSES MARKED NATIONAL Chicago'0, New York 3. St. Louis it Brooklyn 0. Pittsburg 0, Boston 4. Cincinnati 0, Philadelphia 5. FEDERAL Kansas City 3, Brooklyn 4. S-t. Louis 3, Pittsburg 2, Chicago-4, Baltimore 0. Indianapolis 5, Buffalo 4. AMERICAN Washington 2, Cleveland 3. New York J4, Detroit 4. Philadelphia' 7, Chicago 4. Boston 6, St. Louis 0. t INTERNATIONAL Baltimore 4, Buffalo 5. Providence, 7f Toronto 4. Newark 3, "Rochester l. Jersey City 8, Montreal 9, AM. ASSOCIATION Indianapolis 7, Minneapolis 8. Indianapolis 2, Minneapolis 8. ond Louisville 4; St. Paul 3. .Cleveland Milwaukee 5. Cleveland 1, Milwaukee 3. (Second Kansas City-Columbus game post- poned, CANADIAN Pcttrboro. 1, St. Thomas 5. Brantford 3, Erie 7. Brantford 2, Erie d Second Hamilton 5, Ottawa G. Hamilton 5, Ottawa 2. (Second BUCKLES WHOLE SHOW Medicine Haty Aug. man Buckles went the course again yts- In -the first game after Lcm- hW been knocked out of ths' box the Ofthj Buckles went in and won the game In the evening ntched great ball and won handily rom the Quakers Saskatoon ledicine Hat Northnip, .-iCdllihs emley, Bueklasj'ahd Saskatoon fedicine Hat Loaiion, Aug. office of the High .Commissioner for Canada thronged by Canadian tourists E to obtain assistance toward reaching home. Mr. H. L. 0iayton chairman of the Canadian Board Railway Commissioners, is assislin Hon. George H.' I'erley, acting hig "ommifesioner ami his in th ircs-jnt emergency. The tourists fo 'he most part are taking their dii ficulties in 'good part, though thtr are some cases of peevishness. "What we have to realize today, laid Secretary Griffith, "is that w ire in a state of war.and everythin i rulsd accordingly." One. special difficulty is in connex- ion with letters of credit which main unhcsiored simply through th lankers' inability 'to do any thin with them. The bankers in many in inces are personally advancin money towards helping visitors. Sir Lomer Go-uin, premier of .Que- ec, is among those held up here. The Tunisian boat trafn left Eus icn this morning croirded, but it wa till .uncertain whether tlie boat wi! ail. Canada must be prepared fo rrejularity. in mail service as al termer sailings, are liable to cancel ation at a moment's notice. AUSTRALIAN NAVY FOR BRITAIN and Russell and Walters'; Buckles Barth. ANOTHER- BEATHs'G Calgarj, three traight to the Eskimos. Gage was lammed all bver the Dad s-raft kept hits scattered; Edmonton is 20 5 London, Aug. the sitting of e House of Lords yesterday Lore erimaii asked the government what otiree they proposed to take with re- ard to-offers'of 'military aid from the Tersea's The 'forces1.of liBtralla.rh'e said, numbered about 9 14 7 ninety'.'thousand men; andlbavinc liv- 13 14 1 !od camps'he knew Waltorr i serviceable .they .were. There p were, no fiaer mounted "troops, in tfte 7 Empire ?at the present time, and It 13 '1 would be difficult to distinguish their Jalgary 9 3 Kraft Loocnis "and Welnholt nd Lemieux. Moose Jaw and Kegina played z o particulars. tie, called in the sixth innings. THE DOUGLAS CUP A challenge trophy donated by Jim Dbirglas, well known in Canadian sporting for international com letition for canoe, and sailing RESOLUTE WINS ASTOR CUP For First Tinie the Vanitie Beats Opponents in Windward Thrash Newport, R.I.; Aug. Ameri- ca's cup defenders in the annual race or the Aster cup today sailed their most, satisfactory, contest since the> net off Sandy Hook early in June The Resolute won by 3 minutes and 5 econds in elapsed time, and 5 mln- ites anci iy seconds in corrected offi- ia1 time. In a. moderate but fairly teady breeze the Resolute outran and Mitrenched her rival, while the Van- tie for the first time in a squa.ro test ieat the Resolute in a thrash to wind- ward. Spend Your Vacation at Waterton Lakes Southern Alberta's famous Summer Kesort, ..with 18 miles of Navigable Water for Launches and Row'Boats Good Trout Rates and Fishing per day Additiorral accommodation at the new Stage leaves King Edward Hotel at Pin- cher Creek every morning for-the Lakes.. Native King Trgts Mile Lexington At a Leiiiigtou record meeting, un- der the auspices of the Kentucky Trot- ting Horsebreedcrs' association Ust week, 24 trotters and one pacer got new or reduced records. The pacer was Governor Direct, 2.15. The feature was Native King's mile In He is a the champion Native Belle, being by Moko out or Yeilow Belle. He has been in the stud at Walnut Hall farm. AMERICAN CUP RECORD SINCE 1876 Madeline beat Countess of-Duf- ferin twice, 10 minutes 59 seconds and 27 minute's 14 sc-Ciinds. Mischief heat Atlanta twice, 28 minutes 20} seconds and minutes 54 seconds. Puritan beat Genesta twice, 16 minutes 1 j stconds and 1 min- ute 38 seconds. Mayflower beat Galatea twice, 12 minutes 2 seconds and 29 minutes 9 seconds. Volunteer beat Thistle twice, Rochester 61 19 minutes 23J seconds and II Baltimore 58 minutes, 48} seconds. Buffalo. 57 Vigilant teat Valkyrie II. thres Providence 56 races rules changed to three i Newark 46 out 'of- live 5 minutfs 48 47 seconds, 10 minutes' 35 sec- Montreal onds and, 40 seconds. 'Jersey City uflbut New W. L. 66 .598 .536 .625 .516 .479 .474 .440 .430 St Louis Boston PhiladelphlE Cincinnati 52 47 48 45 I 45 49 46 40 Pittsburg 40 Plilaiielphit Boston. W. L. l 63 34 B6 .650 .560 .551 .551 .490 .480 .440 .324 Washington Detroit 52 St. Louis Chicago New 'York 48 -33 Baltimore W. L. ..'62 41 -5C .559 .544 .538 .495 .441 -.431 .429 Brooklyn Indianapolis Buffalo 49 41 BO 46 Pittsburg Kansas City St. Louie 43 66 42 INTERNATIONAL W. 15 'artillery batteries from those of the British Isles. Lord.Emmett said that the splendid offers'of military support which the government receiving from the Dominions were the-most welcome.of all proofs that the expressions of loy- alty which he heard in. his recent tour around the Empire were not mere lip but were an expression of genuine, and heartfelt sentiment of de- votion.' to. the Empire. (Hear, hear.) The government, he Bald, iliad received these'most generous offers with the greatest satisfaction. They had come from New Zealand, Australia, Canada and South'Africa, and on.'behalf of the government, he desired to eay that al- though there was no immediate neces- dty for the acceptance of these offers, the government would not hesitate to itself of the Dominions' patriot- ism, "when necessary, and all steps will be taken to bring the men in the Dominions to be prepared for'such an eventuality. The government of the Commonwealth of Australia had plac- ed its navy at the disposal of his Maj- esty's government, and this'offer had been accepted with all gratitude. orces rat Victoria and Vancouver are tins stwngth'ned. W. Wilson Irwin, iButfnait Canadian Naval Volunteer Itserte, Vancouver, is in- Calgafy, at 40J Lougheed nrolling. men lor service at Vancbu- 42 43 43 43 48 62 '38 IS'Ja-Dcrcnder beat Valkyris III. WtiriTEHN fouling'sfter winning rice ar. after third' race. beat Shamrock three 'times, Iff -minutes 8 seconds, sail over .after Shamrock 'dis- nbleil, and 6 minutes h34 sec- onds.. boat Shamrock ;II. three-times, 20'sec- ond's- 3 mimittt) 36 sfoonds and iteconds, beat Shamrock III. three times, 7 onds, 1 minute id seconds 'Shamrock, did., not flnlshjtfce last wee. I 42 31 CANAIM L. Medicine Hat 47 Iteglna........ 45 Edmonton Cftlgarv 30 32 41 41 46 55 .692 .574 .570 .566 .489 .475 .420 .310 i P.O. .53! .534 u-J 521! .459 .368 Tho V. M C A NOTICE Y..M.C.A. athletes practice- tonight at 8.IB. will THE SCOTT CUP Tomorrow is the last day that en- tries will bo received for the 'Scott CUp. tviu JiaT6 10 hurry. Wastinjtcn, D. C., Aug. al improvement in the conditions of Americans abroad' was shown today in official despatches tp lire State Department.. Urgent appeals for transportation, however, continued. American Ambassador Hcrrick re- ported that the financial panic: had been so alleviated in Paris that he hid recommended that the golden hoard on the cruiser' Tennessee be diverted .to other cities in Greater New E. H. Gary, chairman of ih: r.-ilef committee in Paris, stated hat at bast thirty thousand Amer- icans were in need transportation iid that with pr'sent accommoda- tions it would take -six months- to inovc tiietn. Secretary Garrison ex- pressed h's chagrin the disposi- tion of American 'steamship compan- ies to charge what he considers, cx- or iranfc pnoes for to trans- port Americans. Mr. Garrison said prhirinary inquiry hrought informa- tion that, vessels could be obtained for six hundred dollars a day. suddenly. been doubled. "I do not intend to any one get suddenly rich out. ol this said Secretary Garrison. ''Tho steam- ship c6mpahies will Had they cannot use this occasion -to siphon hiuiiey out of the United States treasury For ths.u re-ason Mr. Garrison said it vlU Ir his purpose to rmplo; some o< the twelve asmy..transports at Oalvcston helnj refitted lor trans-Atlantic service. EMPRESS Master Photo-Play TONIGHT The Other Half Of The Note When The Empress Promises a Mas- ter Film-IT COMES LATEST WAR NEWS WILL BE FLASHED ON THE SCREEN DURING THE EVENING TONIGHT TONIGHT THE Ml WON MYSTERY And many other Feature Attractions TOMORROW BEAUTIFUL COLORED VIEWS OF THE ENTIRE British Navy AND GET ACQUAINTED WITH THE DIFFERENT SI WHICH ARE NOW FIGHTING FOR British Honor MODE MMM muni. Cahary, Alta Aug. he naval be lost in dispatching a contingent and Victoria in the Canadian 'aval Volunteer Reserve Seventy- re more men are A special ar will leave Calgary depot; just 'as ;on as this number been secur- Those resident at a distance are equested to wire to Lieutenant Wil- on Irwin at the recruiting office in :m Loug.hJttl'Bui-MBig, Calgary, their je, rating and term of service, and ie rea-dy to leave on the. tot train required. Transportation v.111 be urnishfd to all accepting. The rders received by L-ieutmant Wilson rwin from the commandant- at Va'ri- ourer are urgemt, and no time'will from Calgary Tlhis will be tbe sec- cng contingent df naval and ex-navy men to be bent from Calgary this week. Tt is especially requested tliat those resident outside of the citj Calgary 'shall send a riisli end wait to write, as the mobilization ,of contingent is being, witli. the greatest rapidity, and it is Lbnly a matter oi :hours unti-1 lire, sajrie is dispatched for the coast. The been empowered to furnish' lieutenant Wilson Irwin with all the transpor- tation he together' with all Conveniences, tor the en route. The press and'the are request- ed to assist in the enrollment by triming to the attention of tbe men who .served-in rMajesty's Royal Navy and in tie Naval Rwerve this, urgent call to service. REASON'S FOR USING "Alberta's Pride" BEER I AT MEAL TIMES 1 "ALBERTA'S PRIDE BEER" is a concentrated liquid food. Tea and Coffee in no wise foods. In countries'where beer is used as a. table bever- age, dyspepsia is practically unknown. So is stomach trouble in general. In Germany beer is more frequent- ly drank than at meal time. Tho prejudice against strong stimulants has in no impaired the value ot "Alberta's Piide the most nutritious of all liquid foods. This beer is absolutely pure. This is no idle claim, but ou? liui we odii Lack up by proof. Come io our Brewery and we will show. you. To those who value'strong digestive organs we advise "Alberta's Pride .Beer" and we recommend it to convalescents because it is a tonic. THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING MALTING COMPANY, Limited PHONE 554 i ;