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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta fHE LEfiTBHfiMB DAJLY HERALD AUGUST By Me Mantis BRINGING UP FATHER ee Vu IN A LITTLE VHlLt SOFT FROM 06 XOO KNOW WHAT THE ON HOME The 10 rt LOCALS LOSTIO Score 104 Was Spoiled by Only One Bad Here Soon Lethbrldge ball team journeyed to Barons town celebration on Tuesday evening and stacked up against the Vulcan team for the second time thU Vulcan 10 to but the game was better than the score Indi Scott pitched the game through and outside the sixth Inning when they touched him rather hard and when the locals collected three or four all resulting in five the game was a good Scott poltehed off several of the heavy Vulcan and walked only one Lethbridge didnt score till the sixth when they got They added one in the sev enth and one in the The local outfielders gobbled them Alto gether the Barons people were well satisfied with the The llnoup Evans Jackson Hudson Potter Kennedy McLean OConnor Scott Godfrey Buck ley Gibson Lewie Schroeder McCabe Letdbetter Brown Score by Lethbrldge 002 4 Vulcan 015 In the afternoon game Carmangay beat Nobleford 11 to Vulcan will play on the local grouflds next week while making a tour of Lethbrldge and OCDA 9 OLDttLl RESULTS Played Lacrosse for 34 Years Great Record of Dad Turnbull AMERICAN Oarvey in Vancouver Pro 1 Forty years ago a ruddy checked i lad sat on tho rails surrounding the Toronto athletic fields and watched i the lacrosse giants of that day per I wondering whether somb day j he would get hie chance to fill their I Today the youngster of 78 is completing a lacrosse career that ex Boston 62 Cleveland 59 Wa3hington 5fi New York 48 Chicago 46 Louis 45 Detroit 44 Philadelphia 41 40 44 44 49 53 54 57 5S j tends over thirtyfour a record in point of service not only In our national game but In all other branches of athletics in the It has oft been said that a man is just as old aa he Assuming this to be of New the lad of 78 must still OUR BEST IS NOT PRINTED Youre It WESTBROOK Opposite Bank of Montreal The Sanitary Shop THE PALACE GARAGE AND REPAIR SHOP QUICK AND SATISFACTORY FULL LINE OF ACCESSORIES TUBES STORAGE Cook Peck 308 Second 665 New resig nation of John Tener as presi dent of National Baseball League was received here today at National League VETERAN PLAYER who was severely injured in Saturdays la cross fame between Catharines and is John the vet who once played with White is in the hospital suffering from two broken ribs and a punctur ed According to Referee Wag the blow was ANDY REPAIRS RADIATORS de featedWashington in the game of the series 1 to 0 in ten Score Washington 11 0 Cleveland 5 1 Matteson and Aiusmith Bagby and and New York fought fifteen innings today anil Chicago won 5 to was a hard game all the Score New York 11 4 1 Sanders and Hannah Cicotte and bases on two errors by Kallio and a sin gle gave Boston three runs in the tenth inning today and a 7 to 5 victory over Score Boston 12 2 I 14 2 Mays and Mayer Kal lio and hit the ball opportunely today and defeat ed Louis 6 to Score Philadelphia 8 0 11 0 Jamieson and McAvoy Houck and be classed as a young a sobriquet wished on him by the writer many years ago at a time when tho veteranwas said to he preparing to retire from the athletic and by which he is more familiarly known to lacrosse ranks today as Can adas most remarkable Be yond the sunny side of the half cen tiiry by just how many sum mers he refuses to say and we do not propose to hazard any Turn he had a chance forty yeari ago to played by real stars who played for the love of the aud athletic history shows tlmt the matches of that period were more hot ly contested than modern day bat By the time Turnbull was old enough to be permitted to stick his nose into a dressing room such stars as Baldy Johnny Dren Schofield and of Toronto Tansil and Tucker of the Montreal Shamroclos and Archie Mac naughton and Bob Cheyne were play ing the game down And bo lieve they could play j observed the veteran as he recalled I some of the stirring engagements of that before he camo to the twenty years played in al most every small hamlet in In those days it was customary for the different towns to strengthen their teams for matches from players in other places and Turnbull was one of the players who was frequently call ed upon to make barnstorming His first senior lacrosse was played in bull is today thirtyfour years after Toronto in From there he went he first broke into sanior I to which boasted one of ALL WORK REAR DALLAS HOTEL UptUIre PHONE 733 FOR THE REPAIR SHOP 8hee and Small 817 Third SERVICE STATION HENRYTDENN Proprietor I Makes of Batteries Charged and Repaired 1 7th Street Phone 616 AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood System RETREADING A REPAIRING By Experienced All work Special Equip ment for Rim Cut RITCHIE KM 13th 8t Ellison Mills NATIONAL Chicago 66 New 59 Pittsburg 51 44 Cincinnati 42 44 Brooklyn 42 Louis 29 33 40 45 51 52 55 53 61 Central Repair Shop ALL KINDS OF AUTO REPAIR WORK HANOLBD PROMPTLY AND Shock Absorbers for Ford Phone 1023 11th Street Hutchlneon Air is the Backbone of the Tire t Are yours properly inflated Drop in and let us test them for This is a duty you owe yourself and your BIJOU MOTOR THE HOUSE OF SERVICE New York de feated Cincinnati in the first same of the series here 4 to Score Cincinnati 9 1 New 9 1 Ring and Wingo Steele and Mc batted Mea dows hard today and won from Louis 10 to Score Louis 3 10 0 15 5 Meadows and Gonzales Regan and batted Predergast freely and defeated Phila delphia today 10 to Score Pittaburg 15 1 Philadelphia 274 Cooper and Schmidt Prendergaat and defeat ed Brooklyn today 6 to despite ex cellent work by Score 11 1 8 1 Martin and Klllifer Coombs and INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Buffalo 6 Toronto Newark 5 Rochester Baltimore 0 Binghampton No others HAMILTON HAS TEAM Hyra cuae team in the International Leaguo was transferred to a nineting of the league officials The Syracuse players will move to their new home tonight to open up there Wednesday with the Jersey City Having appeared with him in studio from the most frivolous summer flirtation to the intense woo ing of Romeo aud Bevorley one of the most famous mo tion picture has become the wife of that other famous Fran cis Tho wedding took place at three days utter Hualnnan had been dlvcrcsd by Josipliinu still playing the national one of the most strenuous of all outdoor Records ofvtwentytwo years in tho majors established by Lajoie and others fade when compared with the wonderful record of the New West minster That he has played lacrosse far thirtyfour years is perhaps not so remarkable as the fact that he is still playing the Many stars with whom he played years ago have passed into the Great others have long since re the greatest teams that over played the Dad started as a defence playing point in front of old Charlie Robinson of the Paris In those days Indian teams were num erous throughout Ontario and Quebec and among the tribes which the Paris team played wore the Onondagas and Turnbull got his fill of de fence playing against the latter which trotted out a chieftain weigh ing 00 never very heavy and not standing much over tired from the but as the feet checked the big chief but roll by the daddy of them the no chances until Charley Rob greatest centre fielder in Minto Cup time and probably one of the greatest home fielders the game has ever plods taking his place regularly in the lineup of famouj New Westminster This may be his last He has not said so him but he believes that with the game reestablished this year and youngsters interested in the that the time is opportune for him to hang up And it may be inson planted his foot in the seat of Alexs trousers when the latter was wearing em and advised the veteran to exhibit pluck or there was no la crosse future for From that time on Turnbull was ready to tackle In 1S90 Turn bull was back in Toronto and played with tho old Athletics in the From then until 1894 he played in Brockville and Perth and at that time ployed alongside the great Joe O putvuu UIUIIBSKM luu 51 cat uuo w 3ajd that when he does retire he will Meara wag gome take with him much of the credit for nQver mado them nny bringing the national game back at the oldtime Prnnk Doherty time when tho outlook was far from h d uh vlctorla in 1890 wag Not only has the veteran no peers in the national but his record for length of service in senior company will proBably nover be eq ualled in or any other Tho name of Turnbull will have been written large and in delibly in the history of tho national also a member of this In those days ringers were not unknown to lacrosse and It was quite the order of things for players to jump back and fro in the small Among them were Charley Bank Paddy Foley Bill Hart ley Harold Lewis Corn TwentyOne Years With On Thursday last the veteran stick handler rounded out his twentyfirst i mj nun IIL tua fciuij year as a member of the New those dayfl and wag flno joy minster Ha has played games airotner around tho smaU tuwn without number for the world s chain O Meara McVey White Turn bull himself and a couple of Perth ringer was in his glory pions and he has been one of tho main cogs for many years in one of the greatest lacrosse machines that has ever graced an athletic Al though started out with the idea fixed in his mind that to bo a baeo ball star waa to command the atten tion of the it waa but a short time before tho more strenuous game appealed to A native of INTERCLUB A friendly match has been arrang ed to be played this weekend bo twoon a combined team of Macleod and iliicher Creek players and tho Leth brldfje Tho probable number of1 10 a Play will be 2 bail matchuii first and fonr HonifB second It Ifl hoped that the local players will grant the cour tesy of tho coinBe during the Tho match has been arranged by and The following players will rupronont the Lethbridge club U Mac Shep Duft and Any of the above players who are unable to play are requested to uotl1 fy the captain not later than Friday j Particulars as to time of tug will be In 18 Turnbull wended his way back to Toronto and for a time played with tho West Torontos and later the Tecumsehs at Haitians And it was some team tho TecuniHehs Barney holder of the worlds record for throw ing the lacrosse who later cnme west to Billy Hilly Cabby Lionel the old Vancouver Ernie one of the leaders in the local legal Charley now attorneychief of McVey and Paddy Murphy were play ing in those days ami there were some rare battles when the Indians visited tho Shamrocks had a wonderful team at that mused Turnbull the other day when recalling oldtime A Good Meal Prepared and served by all white help at a REASONABLE CHARGE You will always have a satisfy ing meal at the TheSilverGrill 4th A tth lacrosse They had a defence composed of Dwyer et and it was a small army in Trench warfare was mere play com pared with a trip through their de fence In those And the Ottawa Caps What a nice gentle crowd they There wero the two James Ket who afterwards played in the Alfle Smith and Johnny They were tho cream of lacrosse let me tell Gruelling Battles of The hardest game I over played replied the veteran in reply to a query as to which in his long career proved the hardest the Sham rockNew Westminster i0 match In Now Westminster years ago when the Irishmen made their first trip west wae probably the most gruelling T ever went Tho two games against the Irishmen in Montreal for the Min to Cup in 1902 wore also strenuous But for work I really believe that the series of 1898 between Vancouver and Now West minster takes the The old Van couver team with Boney Chub Qulgley the tho Mil Joe Matt Ken George Williams and Dave Smith wae a tough They gave us some real battles and you knew you had been through a game after playing also had a strong team in those Every player or official has his own idea of just who Is or has been the greatest player in Dad Turnbull hands tho boquet to old Bob well known to Pacific Coast fans as the greatest goalkeeper in the history of western For years Cheynes work kept Vancouver away from a Among other great players in Turnbulls opinion were tho Dado and Henry tho Montreal Adams Mc Bill all Eastern stars in days of dont overlook the reminded There wero never any better players than turned out on the Pacific I never played with bettor men than on the Pacific Coast and the fact that we have held the worlds champion beaten the East both out here and on our Eastern shows that wo have the class and will always continue to show the The Now Westminster team of 1900 was probab ly the greatest ever We went East and won all but one match and this one we Wo didnt have a spare man along with the same players being in every but we came through with flying Turnbull has not played la crosse but has a whirl at al most every other but lacrosse comes first and last always in his af As a basketballer ho was a star he can break tho blue rocks along with the best of them and has taken a hand in other But give me lacrosse Its tho greatest declared the We are not doing much but we are serving a useful purpose in re establishing the national game in tho And in a year or two well nave the game played again with I and sotting a pace for teams in other parts of the Turnbull made his Gebut in Western lacrosse along towards tho fall of 18 locating first in and later coming to New Turn bull was called on to check Dlckio one of the speed fiends of that Shamrocks also had a star sprin ter on their In Tommy who was like chain Turn bull himself was no slouch on his foot but Mooro had an After he had run the veteran nearly to WORTH UP TO Reduced to At we offer two and three piece of pure wodl homespuns and flannels In the standard Fash ion Craft A large as sortment of summer and many medium weights for yearround The saving be most welcome to any size pocket book In this time of high Louis Keel 318 Fifth Street Home of Fashion Craft Clothes and The Florsheim Shoe Kelly grabbed the ball and started down When Turnbull caught up with him Moore stopped dead In hiaV turned and amused all handle with his remarks addressed to Turn bull youre de guy de say can hoy come and tho way that fellow raa away from Turn bull was a 12ven Dad ad mltV that Moores speed made him look like other lacrosse play has been the target for flying sticks in many important and he carries today many mute evidence of what has happened to him in different I guess Ive got all thats coming to me in way of remarked tho veteran as ho bared his head and displayed a bald pate bearing the marks of his struggles on the lacrosse Prob ably no other athlete hae Buffered so severely as the and he is still in the while others who have handed It out with reckless ab andon have long since gone Into re Thirtyfour years in lacrosse and still playing All of which shows what clean living and close attention to training will do for an Father Time has boen good to Turnbull and lacrosse has He may retire but when he does he will always be remembered for what ho has done for the national Many times leading writers have referred to Hans Lajoie and other diamond performers as wonder ful athletes because of twenty two years they spent in major leaguu But what of a lacrossa record of thirtyfour all of It la oenlor and with and against tho greatest toama playing the and Btlll at it IB a wonderful rec one that will never1 bo surpassed lu any We Carry a Complete Line of Motor Car Supplies all the best Tire repair supplies and Special prices on non skid Hookon and lace on tire NonGlare LET US SUPPLY YOUR WANJF8 Baalim Motor Company Back of Union Bank VHROW YOUR OLD TIRES AND TUBES IN OUR RED CROSS BOX ;