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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta BRINGING FATHER The Sport Page EMSLIE IS 2IYEARS IN BIG LEAGUES Is 57 Years But is Still Suc cessful Baseball Umpire i By Jack New On the 19th day of this Bob veteran National league will celebrate his 27th birthday In the mother one of the most successful and consistent arbiters who has ever called a strike in the big is 57 years of but he is still there as a judge of Had the Nation al league disbanded before August 19 Emslie would have been out of a job tor the first time since he started as an and this alone is sufficient evidence of his The major league experience under Emslies hat would fill a young li and it would be an Interest ing library But Bob is one of the nontalkative He just goes about his making a life work of and says nothing about himself or the trials and triumphs he 1 has encountered over a period of 27 Emslie was once a like Hank He got his start in for he hails from that es timable town of where he first saw the light on June SERVICE STATION HENRYTDENN Proprietor All MakM of Batteries Chargtd and Repaired 311 7th StrMt Phone 616 ANDY REPAIRS RADIATORS ALL WORK REAR DALLAS HOTEL Upstairs Palace Garage SECOND HAND CARS FOR OPEN DAY AND NIGHT Cook E Peck SOS Second 666 He started out playing ball at a tender and soon became known as a crack semiprofessional In 1873 he was signed by the Harris ton Ontario and in addition was given a hotel clerkship in Har which at least meant bed and His salary ranged from to per and Bob was in his was a member of the same team that held title to the fa mous and original Tip and he was proud of Later he pitched for many other among them the of and the old Philadelphia He attained his height as a major league hurler with and It war there that he finally lost his arm after a strenuous season in Two rears later he began his career as an umpire in the International lea later he went to the old Western league and finally came into his own when he signed with the National lea 27 years During his career as an umpire Bob figures that he has rendered over decisions which is something to live over and boast WESTERN GOLFERS LIBERAL Raised Money at Rate of a Proving that all the wealth in the United States is not in the east and setting a record that will be hard to cieveland the golfers of the Ingleslde club of Sanfrancisco raised money at the rate of about a thousand dollars a minute during the re cent visit to that links of the metropolitan woman golf The following extract is taken from the report of the match The readiness of the response to Auctioneer William Crockers opqn ing address mlist have been a surprise to the little Englishwoman who is doing her bit toward bringing the damnation of the Hun in raising money for ambulances by means of her skill with the golf What am I bid for the privilege of carry ing Gavins bag shouted the amateur One thousand dollars was the Another thous and said And in just nine minutes by the watch the sum of more than quadrupling the worlds record before Gavins first appearance out here was bid for the caddying ROAMER BREAKS RECORD Roamer broke the American record for a mile in a race against time here He covered the distance in The record made by Salva twentyeight years ago was AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood System RETRIAOINa A REPAIRING By Experienced All work Special Equip ment for Him Cut RITCHIE 8t Ellison Mills BASEBALL RESULTS AMERICAN Boston 68 66 64 New York 53 Louis 53 Chicago 53 49 Philadelphia 46 46 50 51 55 59 59 64 07 New York de feated Detroit in the first game of the series here today 5 to Score 10 1 New York 10 1 Kallio and Spencer Mogridge and hiP ting by Walker and Burns oca I Cicotte today 4 to Score Chicago 9 2 Philadelphia 11 0 Cicotte and Schalk Perry and Per pitching enabled Cleveland to win the first game of the series from Wash ington 5 to Score 10 1 Washington 6 3 Coveleskie and ONeill Hovlik and Ains won the first game of the series from Louis today 4 to Score 7 2 7 2 Sothoron and Nunamaker Mays and NATIONAL Chicago 75 39 New York 64 49 Pittsburg 61 52 Cincinnati 56 56 Brooklyn 51 61 Philadelphia 48 61 Boston 48 65 Louirf 42 70 Chicago increas ed its lead on New York today to ten and a half games by defeating the vis itors 9 to Score New York 2 8 4 Chicago 9 13 0 Schuppe and Rariden Ty ler In a game in terspersed with long hits and the Pirates defeated Boston today 3 to Score We have a few Odd Lines of Casings Traction each QQ 1 Special each Traction 32x4 each 4 Traction each Z Plain each 32x4 each BUOU MOTOR THE HOUSE OF SCRVICf Boston 8 3 Pittsburg 3 8 1 Nehf and Wagner Miller and Cincinnati de feated the visitors here today 4 to 3 in ten innings through the batting and base running of Rousch and Score Philadelphia 10 1 Cincinnati 11 2 Hogg and Adams Eller and Win Doak held Brooklyn to live hits today and Louis won 3 to Score Brooklyn 1 5 0 Louis 3 7 0 Robertson and Miller Doak and INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE First 3 Tor onto Second 1 Tor onto First City 1 Blnghampton Second City 2 Binghampton Rochester 0 Buffalo game played yes WOOD DANGEROUS JOB Wood was considered a danger ous hitter in his days as a but nobody ever realized how much play ing ability this player Since his pitching arm went back on him Joe has demonstrated that he js a first class also a better batsman than he was rated in pitching Now he is turning his attention to the Infield and doing very capable Wood has proved this season that he is one of the best allrouud players in tho NO TITLE FIGHT TILL AFTER WAR Jack Dempsey Willing to Give the Gate Receipts to War Charity By now comes Jack flushed with the joy of a 23 rather over Fred looking for some thing a little He wants a bout with Jess his intention being to take away that champion ship as a heavyweight that Jess is carrying so And because he knows that the only heavyweight fight America is inter ested in at the present moment is that world championship scrap over Jack has made a proposition which he hopes will overcome the has pledged his end of the gate receipts to any war charity that may be decided No Bout Until After Even those who have been watching the writing on the that writing which is so kaleldoscop ically changing things in boxinR and other that it is practically an assured thing that the WillardDempsey fight will never be until the referee calls a knockout blow in favor of democracy in the de mocracyautocracy fight now Awd at if the WillardDempsey engagement is brought about through the intervention of sonie army camp which Induces Jess to trainadd scrap to add a thousands to war it will be a friendly enemy sort of a as far as the champ1 is He has Jet it be known that for Dempsey he has the highest admiration that he believes him all there and predicted the Fulton de feat long before it Not a False And surely the world will have to admit that all the rumors about Demysey being a false alarm are rumors and nothing ami that here is a lad who may well make a record I before he gets And even his enemies are on his admiration list as the result of the speed and alacrity with which he brought the constella tion of heaven before Fultons unsus pecting vision in that memorable en counter in is the kind of a chap American glove fans fall sure with a hit that says Theres the and adds as youre stay And they Jess There are those who believe that while good fellow and is using the war and the difficulties he has encountered because of it as a blind behind which to hide his perfect willingness not to fight If that be and Willard will not fight at Dempsey is pretty near out of the fighting for theres only Miske and Billy we be would admit what the answer would be in the event took him if this is an or a sal let us concede that Dempsey is a 1918 hundred horsepower fighting who hits to win and wins only to hit Hes a battler from the start of the with no make believe or feinting in his sys who likes the game for the fight there is in it and the TAKES A SHOT AT MAGNATES Former Baseball Man CrlticiXN Base ball New major league mag nates are acting like school said a former club owner They are howling about closing up their ball parks when they should be trying to find out ways qnd to perpetuate the Secretary Baker haant ordered them to bar their gates on September He has simply exemp ted certain players from tpe wprk or fight order until that day when the local draft boards will assume control of the Baker is In favor of keeping the game and prob ably expects the magnates to alter conditions so that the teams can re main in action until the first day p If he magnates are sensible they will engage other players vhP are not In the draft ages and will ear nestly try to save the which the public will patrouiza noon as the atmosphere Is Thf Jdeft of winding up any business becgusa skill ed employees are taken away Is da cidedly poor bfl BEZDEK HAS MADE His Pittsburg Team is Best in According to ern Critic Bezdek has done well With the Plttsburg better even than hia heartiest supporters predicted and its all because he as sumed his duties last summer with the intention to learn big league first and then issue says an eastern baseball He did not jump into the breach with radical ideas of his own about running a ball He was willing to listen to ready to discuss problems with experienced baseball men and to hear what they had to Bezdek did not attempt to tell Max Carey how to steal or to advise Wilbur Cooper how to neither did he suggest that George Cutshaw or Bill McKechnie change their style at Kept Old Bezdek knew that McKech Cutshaw and others had been in fast company long enough to do what was expected of and if the truth be he probably often consulted them in regard to a certain style of or how to battle this or that whether to wait him out or to bang away at the first The writer knew Bezdek only as a football and a mighty good a coach who always turned out win ning First impressions of Bezdek lead one to believe that he is a happygo rough and ready with a love for the but a lax discip larian and a tendency to pass up a defeat unconcerned and Tough This is not indicative of Bezdeks In the first place he is a i tough loser and takes to heart every i In fact he is the biggest crab in the world after losing a hard That shows his heart is in his work j for a manager who isnt a hard loser is never a successful major league The Pittsburg club this season has been hit a fearful wallop by the army losing enough players to form a big league club able to give any team a Bezdek has taken his losses stoically gone right without a whimper and unless the team suddenly cracks is going to fin ish third in the Dreyfuas made no mistake when he placed Hugo Bezdek in charge the Pittsburg ball ed in the fall of Lasntgtty Wednesday began With a successful thrust from the west bjr a battalion of Divette a strongly fortified po which had delayed the French advance for two was taken In a sudden dash and the battalion reached the outskirts of Lttssiguy and crossed through the chasing the Ger mans before them By noon a com pany of engineers had cleared the town and captured the last enemy occupants who Were hiding in LflMlgny Captured has been captured by theFrench whose Hnes have now reached the outskirts of southwest of The official statement making this announcement also says that villages have been liberated since yes terday and that the French have ad vanced about five miles at certain Many Mori Prisoners With the French Army In the right of the battlefront east of the the French nislibd their attack vigorous ly durIng the taking Laval and arriving at the edge of which lies about two miles northwest of thousand more prisoners have been one army capturing This advance brings the French to the plateau north of the which will facilitate fu ture Operations by General Marigtni Heavy Casualties With the British Army In smashed into Gen eral Von Beldws seventeenth army during a heavy fog at dawn today on a front of more extend Ing from the Ancre River to Moyenn the British throughout the day made steady progress captur ing taking prisoners and guns and inflicting heavy casualties on the surprised Coming directly on the heels of the battle south of the the scene of which virtually the field of new operations this blow exploits to i the limit the confusion created amontf the German forces by their recent de i CHANGES IN CANADIAN OFFICERS Allls and MacDonald are gazet ted lieutenant machine and arc dismissed from the Armstrong of has been WILL BE SETTLED are good prospects for ending the tramway and bus drivers strike on The Host Important item in the upkeep an automobile is the tire We can often save TOU the price of new tires by our expert work In AUTOMOBILE VULCANIZING We use expert modern methods that insure satisfac Lethbridge Tire Repair Station Proprietor OPPOSITE BANK OF MONTREAL 305Sixth Street PhOM 405 SERVICE THAT SATISFIES We Handle AU 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