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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 11, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta TUWDAY, AUGUST 11. 1914 THf LETHBRIDGE DAILT HERALD PACE THRErf ON HOME ITRETCH IN THE MAJOR LEAGUES Athletics and Red Sox Will Fight it Out in American League While Cubs are Giving Giants Merry Chase in National (By .Hugh 'Si; The major leagueTaces arena Ing' down; To. ,ail practical probability. only the Athletics and Boston ate left- in the American 'league, only the Giants and Cubs in bho National, and .'only Chicago and Balliiiiorc the Feds. In each leagup a sensational spurt by. the clubs standing third ami fourth-might overturn the dope, but jii'lhe remaining 70'games this hatrt- 'ly is a-probability. In the-National league. New York- Is showing la men table weakness and if the Ciibs possessed Any real strength they would-have a grand chance -the Cubs: are not. men who. have car- rled'lhfm so 'close .to.the.top .arc .broken by. the strain. GIANTS'HAVE-'BEST'.PITCHERS It. looks, as it the Giauts should. Ful- soon away, steadily, as their: pitching department -is. freshen ftiid'the team 'as-a, whole uibro co- herent and is piaing better ball. One wonders, wdtchmg 'the Cubs, ever got up at all. They -are playing wretched baseball, head- less ball and .w.itliout system. That they liaye stolen fewer bas- _abd sacriliccd. fewer times than any club in the league shows that are; following tire O'Day idea ot the old hi according to ball players is a joke iii the mod- c-ru gahic.' Giants do not si-cm as strong as they were, last year by per cent. Pitching tells the tale; Tcsreau's return to line form lias saved l.he Giants, the-wonderful work ot 0' Day's pitchers has prevented the entire collapse of tlic Cubs. AS In the American league it is a dif- ferent The Athletics, arc in just as soiiri; position as they usually are at this-time of the. year. The team is .playing-magnificent .ball. Usually get his. reliable piLclicrs into shape until "Aug. "year about ready 1 and have been criming Bender and Plank lo'r the finish and has :i lot of reserve power; The struggle IjpUvcun Tinker's Feds andv.the.. getting warmer.. Tiiiktjf lids'.been .riding- along-, on pitching and brilliant; work on the bases. Baltimore is the better.club, taken all around, but. a long lime recovering from its "slump. H Is playing great ball" now, but .the pitching is weak at times: :r NATIONAL Chicago 0, Brooklyn 6. Cincinnati 1, Boston 3. Pittflbiirs 4, Philadelphia 2. SI. Louis U, New York 8. AMERICAN New York 1, St Louis 4, Philadelphia 5, Cleveland 1. Washington at Chicago: Rain. FEDERAL Brooklyn rft Chicago: Ujlo. Baltimore 1, Indianapolis 1. (Called in rm.h: Ilaln.J PiUshurg ti, St. Louis 7. Buflalo Kansas City 3. INTERNATIONAL No samea yesterday. AM. ASSOCIATION Cleveland 4, Louisville Kansas CAty i, St. Paul (J. Indianapolis 1, Columbus 3." Milwaukee 1, Minneapolis 8. IHICAGO MING 10 GET 11916 OLYiPIAD WINDY CITY ATHLETIC CLUBS ANGLING'FOR GAMES SLAT- ED -FOR BERLIN is stu- ring things up, trying to take advan- tage of the war In Europe .16 get the; Olympic "scheduled... for Berlin, transferred to Chicago.. who' lias jusfc re- rfturned from .the ...athletic conference Lyons, rat which" the rules for am- ateurism for the athletes 6E-MIC world'were Adopted, gave-birth to '-the-idea, and it was. instantly seized upon'by tlic ithletic clubs.' There is small chance -that' .the will be transferred. IT the war situation continues, serious until 191 to hold- 4ng of the games :r. .Berlin, then it would he a farce to hold them in the nations of. Europe to send McLOUGHLIN GREATEST PLAYER Oavla Cup Team Trainer Picks Cali- fornfan to. Win "Waller of New. Haven, who is handling1 'the] American .Dayis cup team, has (his to say 'regarding ice B. McLoughlin, American tennis "McLoughHu is the most wonderful player 1 have .ever seen, aud he Bliould, prove the winner la liis mate lies, which start oii tlie 13th of this month. Williams tylll play no more tourna- as he- has, '.iii my opinion, en- ough hard work, he nceds-now is _a ]iltleii light m-acticje-- to, bring liim up to form, and then he'wlll be ready Tor the matches. .All the .playera.are In. fine condition, tho cool weather favoring them to. a -large extent." UNION LEAGUE STILL LJVES Salt Lake and Ogden Are Playing Out Schedule Salt Lnke City, tJtali. Aus. Associated Press recently carried a disuaLch ,l_o the arrant, that. Urn Union Baeebai'J league was "dead." Tbat dispatch was misleading and hns lu- terfcred with a number of prospect- ive Bales of: players ot the remaining clubs. The Union association, is CANADIAN London 6, St. Thomas Krie 2, Brantforfl C. (First game.) 'Erie 7, Branlford -1. (Second game.) Toronto13.-Hamilton '2. First game.) Toronto 2, Hamilton 5. (Second Ottawa 5, Pelsruoro 4- (First game.) Ottawa 7, Peterboro 5. (Second game.) WESTERN CANADA Hat, Aug." nejjina and Slc-dicine Hat broke even on a double header yesterday. Liud took an as- cension in the fifth innings of tbe first game, and nine runs crossed be- fore. the fire brigade put the Red Sox out. Leinley. finished the game. sBuck-j leB was the good in tbe sec-" olid and had good support. BaniMs and Whaling featured in the field. Afternoon game- Medicine -Hat 361 Rcglna 13 21 3 Lind, Lemlcy and Bliss Brown and Hiirris. Evening ilediciiie llat 8 D l Regina 3 83 Budcklus and Earth Killien, :Ryan and llarris. SPLIT EVEX Kdmonton, Aug. Edmonton and Calgary hrqvc even in a double 'head- er. Both were hard fought games, the features being home runs iiy_ and Lemieux'. Edmonton 4 Calgary1 1 Kraft and Lemieux HyncV and Decker. Edmonton 351 Calgary 5 g 0 Chapman and Lemieux Gage and [MIDGE BALI TEAM BADLY TROUNCED PLAYED AT MACLEOD LAST EVEN ING GAME HERE TO- MORROW NIGHT The lirnt of. Ihc series of games ar ranged between (he .Macleod and Leth bridge Baseball clubs as a curtain ringer of the season, was played' a Macleod yesterday evening. Leth bridge was tbe rccinicnt of a nice drubbing, the scene beiug 13 to 0 3Iurdor! The Macleod team had tlio strong, eat aggregation, oC players on the 'teld .that they have sported this sea Hon, iyhtle Lethbridge had their punk- eet, tlic local regulars, mostly, being get ffway for the game. Noble dld'the firlns for .Macleod and Sang for Lelhbridgp. Xoblc wag jood.form, and it. took seven innings of batting for the LQlhbridge ewat ters to a look at first base. Macleod Here Wednesday The Macleod. team will be visitors here- tomorrow., evening. The locals vill have, a bunch of bear-cats in the ield thirsting fo'r revenge, and ihore should be a- tight exhibition ot base- ball staged. DOCTOR TO TREAT NAP RUCKER'S ARM 'hyilciart Hopes to Soon Have Great Brooklyn Pitcher Back In Game Waivers on Reulbach 7 '-I 1 S flecker. ANOTHER SPLIT If, on the other hand, the war is duced to. two Suit Late ant and the passions beginning to Ogden and those clubs arc. 'playing cool, the holding the Olympic out the schedule and their players, ar games at Berlin would be a groat protected. The league began will step loward- the restoration of tho six cluha Salt Lake, Ogden, Murray good tecllng. 3olae, Butte and .lave, Aug. Kallio, h> llic greatest exbibiliou oi pinch-hitting ever seen -here, Iclt tourleen llill-ers en hases, ivhilc Amlratla was hit oppprtunelv if no harder. HurlcV listii thirtcKn men in tlic second game unavailing-ly. Conr.annon pitched gruat hall for sin innings when he eased ofi; having a ten-run leail. Saskatoon REASON'S FOR USING "Alberta's Pride" BEER AT MEAL TIMES ''ALBERTA'S PRIDE BEER" is a conccnlraled liquid food. Tea and Coffee arc in no wise i'oods. In countries where beer is used as 'a (able beverage, dyspepsia is practically hnknown. So is slomach trouble iii general. In Germany beer is more -frequently drank than water particularly at meal 'time. The prejudice against slr.ong slimujanls lias in no wise impaired the value of "Alberta's Pride the most nutritious of all liquid foods. This hccr is absolutely pure. This is no kUc claim, but one that we can back up by proof. Come Brewery. and we will show you. To those' who value strong digestive organs we, advise "Alberta's Pride Beer" and we recommend il to convalescents because il is n tonic. THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING MALTING COMPANY, Limited PHONE V.ork, N.Y.. Aiiff. Nap Rucker, 'who has been unable to get back into form since bis arm ivent back on him last will start today under Dr. Tbayera' supervision a treatment which the-1 doctor Is of tlie opinion may get. Rucker's arm Lack Into shape, and have the Georgia kil-ihogue hurling them over tbe plate In the old-time way. ..The new treatment will compel Rucker to stay out of the SHmc for at least Ihrea v.'eefts. It Is possible that it will take loncer. Though no official announcement was made by the Brooklyn club, it is said that 'waivers have been asked on Ed. Reulbach, the former Cub twirler, whose Trork with Brooklyn this flea-son has been disappointing. Jaw 4 Q Kallio and Antirada and Wally. Sask-.itcoh 4.71 Jaw" 12 '.11.0 NoithiuV, Gavin and Walters Con-cannon and Wally. W. L. -P.O. Now Torfc 57 39 .508 Booton 51 4fi. ,526 Cblcaso "48 .525 St. Ijonis 54 49 '.524 FUHadelnhia 41! 52 .469 Dincinnati 47 5( .465 Brooklyn J3 53 .453 Pittsburs 43 64 HAS GONE Paul .for the past three years a leadmg light in local basehall circles, left .this morning for Helena, Mont., to which place he has transferred by the .1. H. C. -The hasehall club tiero will feel the loss of a player .'of Seidccbccher's ability, for they arc seldom found or.csidc of the professional ranks. He was usually found taking care of the difficult corner, third bsse, iiiil he was there with 'the "any point in (.he field, being particularly at homo behind the hat. He could take hls.l-iirn in the pitching hox. loo, hut where Scidy shone most was on the 'paths his equal us n has not been seen lie re yet in nmalcur nr professional h.iSDball. Some hall plnyrr. IJelpna amateur hasehall circles will receive him with oprn arms. He ncciiplcd the position of boolc-IfceFcr in tiic snles deportment iii the local branch ot'the.'I._ II. C. Ho has gouc to Helena to assume a more rospuiiBiblr, position and his. 'many friends Iicrc wish him success in his iww capacity.. W. L. P.C. Philadelphia 67 3-1 3o3lon 58 -15 51 .510 Chicago '51 53 York 4li. .442 Cleveland 33 W, 'L. P.C. Chicago SS .44 .o69 Balllmoro .54 43 .Brssiiiyii 50 Tir .538 Indianapolis 52 46 .531 Buffalo Bo. 48 .510 Pillaliurg 43 B5 City 41 50 FOOTBALL MATCH TONIGHT Tho football match iliat Is -on l.he schedule for thin evening at ilio -Ball, i'ai-k betwocn the 3, 0, K, and Talior ha; called off. The Callles piny Taber aL Tnber F Amid a rousing, cheer I lift first de- tachment ot men to wssiiil in the de- fence of the empire left this morning to join Col. Jamieson's cavalry troop in Kdmoiilon. A. parade to the sta- tion was made, headed by the Hoy Bugle hand, and a i-pry large proportion ol the residents of tin town wore tin the platform to bid the bc-TS "God speed." A recruiting office has been openct by Major Bryan in the Mud Lake of ficcs and recruits arc being cnrollec at a rapid rate. Already over thirty men have been passed and sworn in for riiflercnt regiments, and as soon as the. residents hf llic country.know that they 'can he enrolled a further hig rush is anticipated. Many more men from the tonn will ulso be en- rolled by the lime the list, closes to- morrow-evening, and those that ha-ve already given in their names arc waiting anxiously for the call to arms. Macleod answered gallantly to Lha call at the time of the Boer War, and is doing so again in the empire's hour of need. iE IS; EOT TO GO TO INI WHOLE TOWN VERY PATRIOTIC LIEUT.-COL. McKAY HAS RECEIVED ORDERS Fernic, B- Aug. U. Lt.-Col. Jos. Mackay received instructions roni ths militia department on Sat- urday to prepare for active service.. Mr. and Mrs. CJ, G. Henshaw; of Vancouver, who are motoring through .hi province taking views and lectur- ng in the interests of the Daughters ii the Empire, arrived in .the city on Saturday, and a meeting the Daughters on Monday after- 10011. The citizens of Ferine are being .reated io lols of patriotic music days. On Sunday afternoon the <'crnie Italian band gave, an'excellent and in' the evening the Coal Creek rand also gave a concert. 'Miss Dunn, of the hospital staff, las tendered her services on behalf of the British-Empire. Two naval re- serves left on Sun-day evening-in re-. ;pttise .to orders from headquarters.. Adjt. B. C. horse, vas in the city, on Friday. LOCAL ARCHITECT EXAMINES MACLEOD SCHOOLS Afacleod, Alta., Aug. .Whid-' .ington of Letbbridge Las made an lamination of the Macleod Public chools, and has reported that various lianges are necessary in the building vnlca, at the present time, lie'stys; ia lot In a safe condition. The altera- ions iiecessary are only of a minor haracter, and the cost will probably not exceed ffiO.OO. Spend Your Vacation at Waterton Lakes SouLlici'ji .Alhoiia's famous iSummei: Hcsort, with J8 miles of Navigable for Launches and How Boats 'J Good Trout ,o. Rates and Fishing per day Additional accommodation at the new Lake Hotel Stage leaves King Edward Hotel at Pin- cher CVeek evcrv morning for the Lakes. TONIGHT TONIGHT EMPRESS "WHERE YOU ARK ALWAYS COMFORTABLE" THE Riders of Petersham Yitagraph Masterpiece in Three Parts GRIPPING AND EXCITING Three Good Comedies Miss Gene Lewis Contralto, will sing "Soldiers of the King" t CHAUNCEY SWIPES AT THE KAISER London, Aug. Senator Cha.uncey Dopeiv, ivlio haa been an ardent admirer and personal friend ot the Kaiser, severely censured the German ruler In an, interview "This war is the crime ot all cen- said Mr. Depew, with impres- e earnestness. "It la a crime of am- bition, the dream oC a man. who thinks himself another Napoleon. Millions of men will die as a result, directly and ndirectly, of this crime, and for gen- erations Europe will suffer Incalcul- able harm. j It IB almost 'incredible to think :hat one man could throw the'ft'hole ld back into the sixteenth century. Something Is wrong with the Kaiser. ESther his environment Is at fault, or there has been a complete reversal iis mental proceae, -r '.'.This .war will, ineaii the..greatest m pulse for Socialists that history re- cords. It will raeaii on enfl to all kings -with real powers, and an end to all bullying FERNIE LADY BITTEN BY -DOG Fernie, B.C., Aiiff. Rous- horn is in the hospital, having been severely bittt-h uy a. dog. Tiie infuriat- ed beaut attacked Mrs. RouBhorn'a pet and she endeavored to beat H oil with an umbrella, 'and was successful in this, only to bo attacked herself. Ottawa, Ont, Aug. is thii mission of an unknown air- ship, which early1 today is .report- to have hovered over the parlia- ment buildings, and which yester- day afternoon spent two hours in making observations in the vicin- ity o! DrHannia, the New Con- naught rifle ranges, and the Dus- chcne rapids. Today the militia department is bending its energy toward as- ccrUining the cause of the pres- ence of the craft, ?iid Col. A. P. Sherwood, head oi the Canadian secret service, has been notified of the presence of the strange aeroplane visitor with its lone aeronaut. "I hart handed the report- to the proper said Col. Sherwood today and 'the. assump- tion is.that the "proper, authori- ties" in this case could only mean the militia department. Hundreds of Britannia line resi- dents watched the .operations of the air craft yesterday afternoon and speculation as to its mission consequently ran rife. At times the aircraft came within two or three hundred feet of the earth, and at other periods ascended in- to the clouds, until'but a mere dor. Many watchers followed -the aircraft ivilh field glasses'. This morning it is reported that the aircraft was noticed hovering over'the parliament buildings at 2 a.m., and that tho noise o! its engine beicayed its presence awakened persons asleep in the building. The airship was noticed, to be close to the' government buildings when making its obser- vations. Ottawa, Aug. 11. The despatch sent out this morning., -was a-faSce. The mysterious aeroplane turns out to-be an advertising kite put up by some enterprising merchant. THE GHOST A 2 REEL STORY THAT MORE THAN PLEASED 9TARLAND PATRONS YESTERDAY A FINE KEYSTONE OTHER GOOD ONES STARLAND WANT PROTECTION FOR HOMESTEADERS Taber, Aug. Major C. GIbaon of the Lethbrldge Battery Is in town today recruiting for the Foreign Service Force. A large number of men sighed on, Cor active Hon. A. J. AIcLean, accoaipanied.by 'the Deputy Minister ot Education, are touring the district, .visiting. try schools and inquiring into their financial ivilh a view to ''the Government helping them .out. because of the suffering .and poverty occa- sioned by the total failure of cropa in this district Several ex-soldlerB of Britiali that they, would go hacte. and Tight, provided the government exempt their homeatearts taxation during the time they firming. .They'say tiiat the duratlb'iT1 the. war is very uncertain, cording'to-, the present ence Tvould lose tlieir liomeateads to the Rural municipality after Bisteen months in and if they .go themaelves and leave and families to look after'the .homestead, in case of another crop failure, that, their breadwinners, who in-tlme'a.'bf peace can .work. In the mines, 1C.ne- cessary, would be away at the seat of ar, mm triiia TTOuId be un- paid. GERMANS INVADED TRANCE. Aup. Germans.aro proceeding intc, .France, chleCly through Each, a, town of the Grand Duchy ,of Luxembourg, ten. miles southVeBt of they nave cut down' trees and dug trenches. They have razed tbe village or Mer- rll. Wooden platforms, four hundred yards long, for the unloading ot hors- es and guns have been constructed. ALBERTA OFFERS BUSHELS OF OATS From this Morning's Special'Edition rKdmonton, AUG. Government ot Alberta ihroiigh His Honor Unutcnam Governor Bulycn, has tender- ed.through the Secretary of 'Slate in Ottawa an oHer to. the Imperial Government or IialC a million bushels of Al- berta oats to be delivered free, of charge.to any elevator on the Atlantic coaiit. MONTREAL. MILUONAIRE'S GENEHQUi OFPER A- Otlawa, Aug. offer ot to ibe applied for defence in' any way thnt the government, deems fit. wan received today by. the Minister of MlUtla from a prominent .Vomreal nillllonalrc, whose name is not yet divulgml. The offer lios been accepted, and it In probable-that this spleudld donation will be devoted to thd purcliaae of aome quick firing gnus, this being considered tho chief need of the Canadian forces at the present juncture. SIX CARLO ASS GERMANS CAPTURED St. Petersburg, Ajig.Jl, (via telegram received he.ve today: fronv VilhiV Says'six carloads of Grermau prisoiicrs piissc'il through', thnt oily this morning on tlic'way'to the interior of Russia. Four .wouhdiid Ocrmau oHiccrs we're takcii to the Vilnn ;