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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta \ 'PAGE SIX THE ^^'fHuRIDGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, AUGUST 19. 1918 ^'BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. Mc Manus F- !)rct (J.-ime 1o Koom hut Tiiere Be >';)me Drastic . Ni'v "ar]:'y time ;:ll;ef piv',' liir (I.riiUHi?; another \ t^wni'" iji.es iHt})". I or :r.o .-oi)ner ilio wr.r i.-^ I oniplr-lvil tin' .-ooiter iie \v:il bo abio to op-'^i busine?^ .-iirain. Nearly every owner i> looking' aliea'l to the fiintre aad not a-few of liieiii are already plauninir for their next c;'asi>ii. U 1m;> 'aoeti rigli'ly !:aUi tin: ba.-el.iall will boom after the war. but thrrt niii.'t 'je .^oiiu' radieal ehanges to silisfy tlie fans, w !io will ileinand UfCfe then than th.ey (Ud before. Teams that were easily the class of th" league weitt to piecese in a few-days with no apuarciit reasoit. But lliere was a icasoii and the under-curre'.i! ran stroi'.R anions lUe players. Nsed Chnnges in Rules. f'han.ges n)u^l also be made in t!ie bylaws "and rules of both leaijue:?. One thiiifT that would help the panic iraaiensely would be to stop for all lime the purchase of stars that virtually mean a pennant. John Mc- SERVICE STATION HENRY J. DENN Proprietor All Makes of Batteries Charged and Repaired 311 7th Street S. Phone 616 ANDY REPAIRS RADIATORS ALL WORK GUARANTEED. REAR DALLAS HOTEL (Upstairs)  Palace Garage '.SECOND HAND CA^S FOR SALE. OPEN DAY AND NIGHT W. S. Cook E .E. Peck � 308 Second Ave. S.-Phone 665 Graw is th.o most flagrant offender in this. McGraw is not a developer of liiea and his per4nnnts are due to the \\\\\\ roll that Harry Hempsfoad turns liver 10 him every year. Last year it was Deniaree. Zimmerninn and Hei-zo.t;. all purchased, who made him a winner. This season he bought Niehoff and Toney. but they could not land him in front. 1m the American league It was Fraiiee. TU'> trio he secured from the .\.tlileiics last winter has made his ci'.;b a pennant winner, and an un-jiLipular one at tiiat. Without .Mclnnis. Si-lian^'. Bush and' Strun!;. Boston would probably be lingering in the rear of Washington and Cleveland. A distribution of these fellows would h.ave inade tlio race not only more evea. b;". move inleresling to the fans in all ciwcs. Toat Hal Chase Case. Tlal Chase has been' given some reams of'adverse criticism since he was suspended by Cincinnati one day this v.-eoK Cliase was accused of not iilaying his best game for the Reds, the same charge having been lireferre.l against him while a member of the Yanlcees several seasons a.go. 'N'ow. Chase was always know'n as a haril man to handle and this is not exactly a defence of him. liinvever. according to Cincinnati writers and club oHicials. Chase has been one of the most docile players the Reds have had since he jojned the club. Had he sought to make trouble lie could have caused great .gobs of it when Herzog was traded to .Vew York. A.t that time Chase -was of-fer-'d tlie management of the Reds and refused. He iiad not only the following of the fans, but also of the players �Prince Hal'* is one of the greatest stars in the game. Past thircj--tive years of age. he pjays like youngster in his twenties. One thing above all others that Chase loves is to he a winner, and he plays with that object in view. There was never any complaint about his work when the Reds stood a chance to be a runner-up in the race, hut when they fell and the other players on the cli/b began losing interest and seeking jobs in other fields, it was only natural that Cliase should likewise lose some interest. If Chase has been suspended for losing intorust alone, the managers of at least twelve other clubs can start applying the same remedy to men on their clubs. Kvery team that is not fighting for the pennant has placers on it who are loafing, just fin ishing the season. Apropos to the subject, Christy .Mathewson ha.s been no howling success as a manager and here are easier fellows to get along -vvith. His methods of handling his team caused no paeans of praise from the Tigers this spring and evidently not from the home fans, who are clamoring for his scalp. Mathewson's personality is all against him as a manager or a mixer, and lie can be numbered as another star from a great loam who went forth from and failed as a big league pilot. AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED 1 E GREAI "NAP," SAYS HE'S DON Cleveland. Ohio, Aug. 19.-Napoleon Lajoie. one of the greatest players the game has ever known and acknowledged king of second basemen, may never play professional baseball after this season. Lajoie was thrown oiit of a job when the American Association suspended its season. He plans to engage in a useful occupation. The veteran star was manager of the Indianapolis club until the association suspended Boston ____ Cleveland .. Washington New York ., St. Louis ... Chicago .... Detroit ..... Philadelphia AMERICAN Won. ....... ct; ....... (M Lost, 44 4ft ,-,0 .S4 57 r.s f.2 ti? P.C. .600 .56G .558 .401 .4S2 as a result of Secretary Baker's work or fight order. "it was work or fight." Larry said, "and I guess I'm too old to fight. Perhaps I was getting too old to play baseball, although there are a few-pitchers who still think to the contrary." Asked if he -would play in the proposed senil-pro league to be organized next year, Larry said: "I think when a man gets to be as old as 1 am he needs more practice and warming up than he would get by playing only on Saturday and Sundays. It begins to look as if I had played my last game of professional baseball unless the war ends ""next year. It it goes on indefinitely the layoff will not do me any good and i will be through when the old game is resumed." ERS G RECORD By the Famous Haywood System RE-TREADING & REPAIRING By Experienced Workmen. All work guaranteed. Special Equipment for Rim Cut Repairs. R. D. RITCHIE 208 13th St. S. 0pp. Ellison Mills For Expert Repair Work Bring your Car to us BIJOU MOTOR PARLORS, LTD. "THE HOUSE OFSERVICE" Delniar, K. J., Aug. 19.-Miss Claire Galllgan of New York, unattached, Icwered the worM's record for the women's S80 yard swimming championship from fifteen minutes fifteen seconds to' thirteen minutes 21 4-5 seconds, when she captured first place in the event here Saturday night. Miss Charlotte Boyle of New York, also unattached, finished second _ and Miss Dorothy Burns of Los Angeles, third. In the 440 yard back stroke invitation swim, Harold Krugar- of Honolulu, defeated Leo Geibel of Now Y'orl: and clipped two seconds from the world's record of ijix minutes thirty seconds. Duke Kahanamoku, the Hawaiian swimmer, won the 200 yard event in the new record time of two minutes Vi li-o seconds. Miss Eleanor Uhl of Philadelphia, won the 220 yard handicap tor women and Miss Olga Dorfner, also of Philadelphia, captured the 100 yard event in l.OS 2-.J. SATURDAY GAIVIES First syiiue- St. Louis......(irtO.iifl2.100-r. S 0 Washington . . . 000.000.000-0 4 :; AVright and Severoid; Matteson, Hovelik and Ainsmith. Second game- St. Louis...... 010.000.011-;i S 1 Washington .. . nOfl.lOO.OOO-1 .t Sothoron and Nunamaker; Ayers and Ainsmitli. Cleveland..... 000.100,001-2 7 1 Boston........ 000.200.02x-4 7 ;! Morton. Bagby and O'.N'eill; Ruth and Mayer. First game- Detroit....... 000.200,001-r. fi Philadelphia . .. 000,031,04.\-S w 2 Dauss and Spencer; Watson, Gregg and McAvpy. Second'game- -~ Detroit..... 000.030.000.00-3 11 4 Philadelphia . .000,000.030,01-4 11 5 (11 innings). Boland and Spencer;; Perry and McAvoy. First game- Chicago...... 000.000.200-2 10 2 New York...... 400,030,00x-7 0 2 Danforth, IJenz and Schalk;; De-vorner, Love and Hannaii, Second game- Chicago.......500.000,002-7 9 3 New York...... 000,004,000-4 12 2 Shellenbach, Danforth and Schalk; Jlogridge, Keating and. Walters. SUNDA'y' GAMES W^ashmgton, Aug. 18.-Washington defeated St. Louis here today tor the first time this season, 2 to 1, the victory being due to- Shaw's excellent pitching. Score: St. Louis...... 000,100,000-1 4 0 AVashington .. . 002,000,00x-2 10 1 Leifleld. Houck and Severoid; Shaw and Ainsmith. (Only one game scheduled). Coombs and Archer; Wingo. Second game-Brooklyn ...... 000,000,010-1 7 1 Cincinnati..... 000.102,00x-3 ,". 1  ("heney. Smith and Miller; Eller and AVlngo. St. Louis, Aug. IS.-S. Louis defeated Philadelphia twice today, 4 to 0 and 5 to 1. Scores: Philadelphia . .. 000.000,000-0 ,�. 0 St. Louis.......000,010,2lx-4 8 0 Hogg and Adams; Shordell and Bfock. Second game-- Philadelphia .. . 000,000,001-T 7 0 St. Louis..... 104,000,00x-,-> f. 0 Fortune, Watson and Adams; Meadows and Brock. INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Sunday Games First game-Binghamplon 3, S. 0; Newark 1, ij, 1. Second game-Binghampton 3, 7, 1; Newark 0, 1, 0. First game-Baltimore 2, 6, 2; Jersey City 1, 4, 1. Second game-Jersey City 3. 8, 0; Baltimore 0, 3. 4. First game-Rochester 4, 10^1; Toronto 6, 6, 1. Second ganie-Rochester 0, 8, 1; Toronto 9, 12, 0. LSTAKEFAL DOT OF MR CR Score Ifi-J in (iamc Played in Drizzling Rain-Season Nearly Over NATIONAL Won. I^ost. P.C. Chicago ..... ... 72 39 .649 New Y'ork .... .. 63 / .577 Pittsburg ---- ... 58 ' .51 .532 Cincinnati .. rA 55 .495 Brooklyn .... ... hO 59 .459 Boston..... ... 48 (!2 .436 Philadel|)hia .. .. 4i; 60 .434 St. Louis ,.. . ... 41 68 .370 YOUNG ATHLETE IS KILLED IN ACTION Toronto, .\ug. 17.-Word that Lieut. Harry Dibble, M.C., younger brother of Bob Dibble, champion oarsman and a winner with the sculls himself, liad been killed in action was received 111 Toronto yesterday and was a distinct shock to his many frionds. Lieut. Harry Dibble went overseas from Tor-oiiln in 1916 with tho 180th Sports-man's battalion as a private but hl.M iiualiiies as an all round soldier and bis foarlesimc.ss brought him both a CDiiimlsKion on the Held'and the MHilary tJro.-is. He was 21 j'cara old. SATURDAY GAMES .N'ew York .. . 003,000,000,00-3 '> 2 Cincinnati ,. . 200,000,001,01-4 9 0 Perrit and :McCarly; Ring, Schneider and Wingo, First game- Broklyn...... 000,000,002-2 6 0 Pittsburg...... 000,000,000-0 5 1 Grimes ' and Archer; Hill and Schmidt. Second game- Brooklyn...... 000,000,100-1 5 1 Pittsburg..... 001,000,001-2 9 1 Robertson and O. Miller; F. Miller and Schmidt. First game- Boston....... 000,001,010-2 5 1 St. Louis...... 000,000,000-0 6 2 Nehf and Wilson; Sherdell and Gon-zalos. / Second gamc~- Boston....... 000,000,010-1 6 2 St. Louis...... 110,000,00x-2 5 1 Uagan, George and Wagner; Doak and Brock. First game- Phlladalphia .. . 000,000,000-0 5 1 Chicago...... 001,002,00x-3 4 1 Second game-Philadelphia .. . 000,000,000-0 4 0 Chicago...... 000,001,01x--2 5 I Oescligcr. and Adams; Tyler and O'Farrell. SUNDAY GAMES Chicago, Aug. IS.--Chicago and Boston broke even in^a double-header here today. Scores: First game-Boston ....... 200,000,001-3 12 0 Chicago...... 010,000,000-1 6 1 George and Wilson; Vaughn and KllUfer, Second game- Boston........ 000,100.000-1 6 2 Chicago...... 000,101,01 x~3 9 1 Northrun and Wagner; Douglas and O'Farrell. / Cincinnati, Aug. IS.-^Cliiclnnnti won two games from Brooklyn tbday. The scores were 8 to 1 and 3''to 1. Scores: Fimt (AID*- Hroo'UTn..... 001,000,000-1 5 2- Ci�cll.BuU..... 100,313,00x-S U oi : : : :  : : : : : : : v v  : : BASEBALL AND THE GREAT : : WAR. : .:� ? C. .;. .> > .> .> 4> c > C* � The crowning atrocity of tho war has apparently reached full frui'ion. Who could have supposed that the shots fired by a cracked brained student in the streets of Sarajevo m that day in June four years ago would have richotted around tlfc world until they found lodgment in the lender losoni of American baseball? Y^t so it is. Once set in motioi>, the chain of events has proceeded with inexorable! directness. Hope for the victim has i practic;.-lly been abandoned. The I mighty hero, once gigantic in his] srengtb. the idol of millions and the source'Of extraordinary incomes to iHtmeious healthy yonii;; fellows of an athl-jt'c type,- has all but given up the ghost. Tiiis is awful. What ay�^ wo going to do al.i>ut it? How will tin; po))ulation exi't without the. big '.cague schedules? How can we eat breakfast without knowing wlio is going to pitch today? How can wo dinn without the score? How will the ball players get along without a chance to throw their bats to the ground to indicate their opinion of the umpire? Will some of these husky invalids have to go to work or even to war? What of the umpires' years spent in accumulating record breaking veputation for stupidity? Who can the magnates quarrel with now*?^How wiH the United States keep itself from bursting with curiosity as to the size of Christy Mathewson's bat. or the condition of a hangnail on Johnnie Ever's thumb? What will become of all the lies that have I'Ron told in order to gel av/ay from \vork when the Giants were in town? Will thrift stamps provide an ade-filiate substitute for the delirious excitement of baseball pools? How will -the newspapers get to press without the mug of Muggsy McGraw? In spite of Jupiter PUivlus and hjs efforts to interfere, the local ball toss-ers and a Taber aggregation engaged in mortal combat here on Saturday night, tho liome lirews winning by the one-sided score of 16-4. Tho game was lilayed in a driz-;lii!g rain that threatened at any nvmnto to stop the proceedings, but the players struggled through eight inning.s. with the result never in doubt after the soecond stanza. The Tabor crow got llie first man around in the first, while Lethbridge drew a blank. In the second after lilanking Talfer, the bottom end of the batting string started, in to do things and before they concluded the performance the whole nine bad battled antl five counters were rung U]). In the third three more came our way. while in the fourth two more'Wcre added. Tabi'r meanwhile drawing blanks. Taber got one in the fifth and Iwfl in the eighth, while the locals added three in the 7th and three in the eighth. Huhhs w'as the scoring Ipad-er for tho evening, crossing the pan tour times. The evening's are getting short and the ball season is drawing to a close, but an effort will be made to stage a couple more games bt^fore September 1st when the big leagues go out of business. Rain interfered somewhat � on Saturday evening and the crowd was rather slim, but the locals put up good ball and big crowds are expected to see the locals in action for the closing games. The score by innings: Taber .............100 010 02- 4 Lethbridge.........053 200 33-16 Tho lineuii: Taber-Strang, Davis, Williams. Joshua, Frankin, Ibel, Harris, Conner, David. Lethbridge-Hudson, Evans, Potter, Briggs, Scott, Hubbs. Kennedy. O'Connor, Ridpath. ARE FOR DISTANCE Since distance has become the bugbear of the golf links, and as architects have universally accepted tho course of 6.000 yards and more, makers of drivers, spoons and brassies an; vying with tlio raanutacturcrs of goK balls for something which will help the expert as well as the dufCor ot get over the ground easier. In the last few years many improvements have been'made in golf balls, but it remained for Peter Robinson, professional at the Yalimundasis (N.Y.) Golf club, to, discover a new club, one which he giiaranleos will send tho elusive bull flying over all ot the rough and much of the fairway ot any" course. Robertson's innovation is not in the build of tho wooden clubs,'but rather in the finish. He has weighted the club from the bottom, putting the weight under the ball instead oC directly behind the centre of tho ball, which has been customary in most drivers and brassies. Robertson has built a brass plato which covers tho "bottom of the club bead and dips up the back ot the club head of a point just below whore tho centre of tho ball would fit. Ho contends that a ball, to get the greatest distance, should be hit so that the greatest weight ot the club is below the middle of the ball. Furthermore, there is claimed for tliis most recent invention in golf the fact that there is stability ot weight, such as cannot bo secured In a club weighted with load, tho Robertson plato being screwed to tha bottom of the face of driver or brassic." as the case may be. The principle h.is also been applied to inittors. At the Yahmundasis club more lliau three-fourths of the wooden clubs arc ot the Robertson type, and the principle has bsen taken up as well by a number ot prominent goiters of other courses. Capt. George Black, former governor ot tho Yukon, and one of the best known ot northerners fighting in France has been wounded by gunshot in tho thigh, according to an olllcial cable received by his lather in'Vancouver. : : ? : : : > ? : : DE PAUMA BREAKS RECORD. New York, Aug. 17.-Ralph Do Palma, Italy, established a world's record for two miles in the first race of the Internation al Automobile Sweopstakos at Shoepshond Bay Speedway today. His time was one minute 5.6 seconds. Do Palma estah-lishoil another world's record by winning tho second race for 10 miles in five minutes 23.8 seconds. j The third race for twenty" miles wiis also won by Do Palma. time 10 minutes 51.6 seconds, Tho record ' Is 10 inhniteH 50.4 seconds, made by Du Palma lust July. Cylinders Coated Pi take your car to the Graham Motor Co., and have the carbon burned out 'with acetyhne. This is the only sure way of renaoving the carbon. E. AINSWORTH, Manager. ? ? ? ? i^ ? ? : > ? ? ? .^ Central Repair Shop ALL KINDS OF AUTO REPAIR WORK HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY. Storage. Accessories. Batterie^. Phone 1023 824 nth Street South, Lethbrirlae. Alta. W. H. Dowling Choose tiie Lubricant that Resists Hesit If it were not for heat almost any automobile oil would do. As it is the terrific heat in the engine breaks down ordinary oil and forms sediment. Veedol is manufactured under the Faulkner Process, a neW i and exclusive scientific method which gives it surprising heat' and wear resis'ting properties. \ ^ \ Repeated tests show more than five times as much sediment in tlie average oil as in Veedol. Sediment  means increased friction, v/ear and expense. Use Veedol and keep down operat* ing expenses. FOR SALS BY Baalim Motor Company \ Back of Union Bank' 11 15525092 ;