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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta B THRMJ THE LETHBIUDGE DAILY HERALD TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 1915 BASEBALL NATIONAL w. GO 61 67 66 50 St. Louis....... 6i> New York 61 Cincinnati 52 Philadelphia Brooklyn Bolton Chicago PWsburg L. 49 53 04 07 68 60 57 SO P.C. .650 .535 .513 .486 .481 .478 .472 '.464 Firing Line Will Breed Inclination for Boxing According to F. Moran First game: Bt. J How York.............. Ames, Perdue and Snyder; Porriu and Dooin. 4 6 Second 6t. Louis Hew York..............., fiobinson, Perdue and Snydsr; Mat- hewson and Meyers, First game: Chicago -1 Philadelphia Cheney and Archer; Mayer and Kit Sifer. Second game: jj Philadelphia............ 1J 10 Humphries, Seabel and Bresnahor. McQulllsa and Burns. Flttiburg Boston oston Adams and Gibson; Tyler, Hughe- Whaling, Gowdy. Cincinnati and Wineo, Pfefter; 'Appletcr. and McOarty. 3 10 2 5 Pittsburg Pugilist Pays Nice Compliment to British Sports- manship "Do you know that this world's wai- ls going to develop a lot of great box- ws in said Frank Moran, the Pittsburg pugilist, who fought Johnson at Paris, as he leaned back in a sort of Sultan's throne at the Hotel Claridge, Now York' CUy, re- Jes- arge, cently. Willie Lewis occupied ter's roost beside him. "Especially Is this so of the big continued Moran. .5, "They are AMERICAN Boston, Chicago Washington York Cleveland St. .Louis Philadelphia. TV. 74 74 10 57 52 41 41 35 L. 37 40 -14 54 55 69 73 75 P.C. .318 Chicago Shawkey and Alexander; Scott and Schalk, Boston St. LoUte Russell, 7 11 1 0 6 Hamilton and O'- Brien. FEDERAL Newark PlUEhnvg Kansas .Chicago v... I St. Louis '.y Buffalo.. Brvuklyn. Baltimore Brooklyn Baltimore iW. 53 63 63 63 SO 55 54 39 L. 49 49 50 53 54 65 64 76 .563 .558 .543 .526 .45" nen, conimueu ;oing to get a lot of rough and j... ready life, fighting out In the open, before peace Is added Mor- an. "It's lust what the big-boned men of England needed. Aggressiveness to the point of impertinence, but we possess the big English athlete lacks. A Card System 'The Britisher may have many lit- [tie ways that we don't like, but !TBU bet your boots that bis stan- dard of honor and fair piay is A N.um- ber One. When you see an English- man stand up In one of the boxes, and lear him say. Til bet against that Bombardier Wells wins this you don't see any money pass. They simply exchange cards, and the roan who loses sends a cheque around the first thing in the morning.' Can you picture them paying off bets around here with that card system? "There Is nothing In the world that can compare with the honor of the British sport. Britain can thank me for getting Bombardier Wells to re- enlist. There isn't any question but that his joining the colors has drawn many hesitating youngsters into the ranks. Wells was in the dressing room after I had knocked him oul and his eyes filled with tears as I shook his hand and told-him not. to take his defeat too hard. 'I'm done for, he said. 'They've as sailed me so bitterly, and my- only hope was to beat you.' Wells to. Enlist RED SOX PICKED TO WIN AMERICAN LEAGUE PENNANT BY GAMBLERS New York, N.Y., Aug. Betting men, practically with- out exception, today picked the Rod Sox to win the Amerl- leaf.ue pennant. However, they have a wholesome res- spect for Hughey Jennings Tiger as evidenced by the odds of 6 to 5 on Boston to win against the field. The White Sox are finding few supporters in New York al- though 4 to 1 Is quoted that the Chicago clan finishes in the first division. Following are some of the'odds offered: Six to 5 on the Red Sox to win; 5 to 3 that the Tigers fin- ish above White Sox; 4 to 1 that the White Sox flntoh in the first division; even money the White Sox don't finish with a COO percentage; even money the Nationals In the first division; 3 to 1 that neither Cleveland, phia or St. Louis finishes bet. ter thim sixth. e. the prob- FRED SNODGRASS Another surprise has been sprung upon unsuspecting fandom. Fred Snodgrass, famous outfielder of the New York Slants, has been given his unconditional release. Snodgrass lost the world's championship in Boston In 1912 when he dropped an easy 1 fly ball. It was -Manager opinion that thlj unhappy event would make Snougrass a better player than >ver, liut it evidently preyed upon ilm and loit him the respect of New York fans. He has steadily deterior- ated since he made the fatal error. f.'il in on ton, Aug. the leader of the opposition legislature, is mentioned as a able as is Mr. Justice Sratt of tlic Alberta su- premo court. It was reported some time ago that Governor Hulyca would be ap- pointed to tlw utility commission, hut that seems most unlikely. 1 hat will likely include John Stocks, dq.- utv minister oi public works, Judge: Carpciilrr ol Calgary, and a promi- nent business man either ol bdmon- lon or Calgary. A new position will be created at the coming session of the legislature, the official to have charge of the administration ot the Alberta Liquor Act just passed. It is understood that Mr. Hulyca will probably be appointed to that position. He is a very pronounced temperance man. Dr. Blow a Probability The Kdmonton .Journal says: Ru- mors affecting the lieutenant-gover- norship of Alberta are Hying thick Against the Wall The Philadelphia Athletics something on the Russians. MING'S W Had to be Taught Inside Base- ball All Over Again This Spring IMS ON 1 SI and last as Hie lime .Broaches have The Mackinen can't be pushed back any farther. It Queer One aiieer thing about baseball is that you never hear of a team in first place" complaining about the umpir- ing. aim lam yond oil antitoxin d Four ijners, flying American, Boston, Aug. we won the- National League pennant and the world's series in four straight eames said George "e looked'like the greatest team m the went to.tmisi world. Everyone thought we, had tne 'Well, Billy, you take my lip: Join abjiity to start right oh this curable disease be: and the like thereof. the army. You'll I their hearts 10 1 FalkentaVg and'smith; Quinn and, jEcklilsoh. St. Louis Chicago.. Crandeli, Prendergast.VHendne and Fisher. Kansas City It 19 6-10 'wiiiett and tne army. iuuu rn met, if you do, and be just as popu- lar as ever, just because you join they're not going to'send you out in the trenches to stop bullets with your teeth.' it wasn't that. I'll he said, and we shook hands on it. I don't know of a single influence that draws them to their country's cause as he does. "They don't forget the menMn the trenches over there. Confined as, the soldier is in his dugout, he gets littte 3D1111V 10 auitu and make a runaway race of it. myself, expected I merely would have to get the boys into condwpn.. was in lor a big surprise. Bur- was n im: the winter they seemed to get most oi the inside ball and cricket o'r football. That's why.they played. day. Pour liners, flying American, British, French and Italian flags, with j 2000 passengers on board, pre-1 qtar Team pared to sail before night. With-it have The Cunard '.iner Orduna with 27o been eno.ugh star players cut loose passengers, of whom seven are from Cincinnati to form a wonderful ericans. left port a a. team, on paper, if all of them we ,.lcrs his arm Main, Adams' and Brown; AKen and O'Connor. INTERNATIONAL First game: Rochester.... Richmond 1- Second, game: Rochester Richmond-...., Buffalo......... 6 Harirsburg... 2, -Montreal 4 Providence 6 jersey.City-Toronto: Postponed, wet jrounds. [.ASSOCIATION Indianapolis.. 2 Kansas City 18 2 Minneapolis 4 1 St. Paul-------. 2 2 Milwaukeo 8 hit upon the plan of sending boxing gloves to the front. a little English penny paper, already has raised a fund, of to supply the trenches with boxing gloves. All work and no play makes Tommy Atkins a dull boy, and it would never do to allow Tomaiy to get dull in the djigouts. Military Affair "The night I fought Wells at the rand Opera House ill London, there presented to me the greatest sight James injured ms on- in 1914. H's arm 1S sllh. ir' f shape that I have sent him home to ,he coast to get a complete We gathered together. It has let out Out- fielders Bescher, Paskert, Koran, Do- lau, Becker, Hinchman and Knisely; Iimi-Uiers Egan. Lobert, Hob- litzel, Grant, Niehoff and Hugging Catchers McLean Dooin and Gon- zales, and Pitchers Ragon, Vaughn, Cheney, Humphries. Doak, McQuillan, Adams and Fromme. No Danger This Year :They say that Connie Slack has nev- ,er -become excited enough to move Bill! off the bench but twice Jn his Jife, ionce while Shafer was Cleveland Columbue Louisville ave here were a thousand women there n decollete. Naval and military of- icers in swagger uniforms occupied oxes. Before the fight, some one limbed into the ring with a smashing ooking- bulldog, and announced that c was going to auction the anime. or the benefit of the glove fund for he men at the .front. Bidding was ively, and tbe dog finally went to Ar- tvur Playfair, a well-known English "Ictor He paid J400 for the bull, and iresented him to Admiral .Tellico as a mascot to the -English fleet. In the old it was the "four-in- now jt w the "four-in-car." Where men used to seek in hones, they now seek 'class' in Hence, Dunlop Traction Tread is the choice of the many. T. iw IIMMHEI UNHMIN COMPANY, LIMITED Head Office: TORONTO franehn in Leading Cltlee unkrrs of Tires for Automobiles, Motor Tracks, Bi- cycles and Carriage.. Rubber Belt ing, Packing, Heels, Mats, Tiling and General Rubber. Spec- have ever ssss. wager that Gloves Trenches "Every letter that comes home in a world's series game, when the tali'leader jumped iip and bumpea his head on the concrete jroof, and nearly, took time -ope oast to ge a co he will be able to report Sep- able to lave his turn m pt the count. The other :was during the memorable 17 inning game between the Athletics and Tigers. Mack so far forgot him- self this time as to rise up and move away from his seat, and when be sat r'V'v IIP would be a great help 10 found that he had moved be- can win the pennant with- tne bench, and went j we had only James, Ru- seernTto be no danger that dolph ana TyL, with occasional help be wil, get., anything his rom one oi our second string pitch- ers Today m have Rudolph, just as good as in 191-1 Tyler, now going better; -Tom Hughes, a splaidid pitcher Ragan, a most reliable man lh the box Ind Davis, who has con- siderable ability. We did not hit, much at the start of this season, but now we arc hitting better than at any time last year." rom soldier always has some men ion of the fun they get out of the gloves. You know the trench Is a iretty serious imposition with those loor devi'is. They Jive in'them, and generally die la them. Is.it any won der that they welcome a little healths 'un hetween hullets? .It is remark able how quickly the Frenchman and he Englishman got shoulder to shoulder to biick the enemy. Boxing brought about a lot of that spirit, simnly because the fee ing.of friendli- ness was created from the time the French took up boxing. The French Way "At first a Frenchman would -box until he felt the other man getting the upper hand. Then he'd graceful- ly bow his way out of the ring, and call it a day. In order to encfturage the men to continue to the bitter end of a contest, the French boiing au- thorities formed the Societe d Eueonn Gement de Boxe, which pre- sented a gold medal to every French contestant if he fought gamely. ATHLETES ENU9T Victoria, B.C., Aug. more prominent soccer have an- iwered the can for recrulti, In the signing up of F. Kerley and R. Clark- of the Sir John Jadk.on club, who are now with the Pioneer Regi- ment. Both of these player, atirted with the city league ehMipIons In the 1914-1915 schedule. Three of the most jpromltlng BOXING AT EDMONTON Edmonton Kesterson- Stone bout at the Edmonton A. on Saturday night saved the Kram from -mediocracy. This alone was worth the price of admis- Three of e mo In the capital have alio en'lit- dRov Baker; Martin-and: Bill ed nuv .........------HIM.' .-.....c, Sh'eddon signing on with out ol :his opponent Pmilleri for touad. pro- bout sion, and terminated in the third round, when Stone, worn out. Irom trying to trade punches in the first and second rounds, was the recipient of a right swing in.the third that sent him to the mat. Stone, who is a clever boxer, but no means a slug- ger abandoned his usual tactics and tried to mix it with the rugged Kes- terson with fatal results. The hoys tore into each other like a pair of wildcats, and there was lots of ac- tion while the bout last-ad. Cloney Tait gave Wulff a boxing lesson for two 'rounds, but in the third the latter gained some confi- dence and landed several heavy clouts which made the :round .look even. But Tait had piled up an over- whelming lead.in the first two rounds and the decision was his by a city block, though one of the judges vot- ed "draw." O'Neill was no match for Alec Tait, the bout. being stopped in the second round to save the former from any further punishment. Howie got the decision over Mildon in a tame bout, the latter hardly landing a blow. Howie's gloves were covered with burnt cork, and the judges had no difficulty keeping track of his points. Morrison and Nestor hoied a ibod three-round draw, Nestor open- ing up in the last round and leading his opponent a merry chase. The bout 'between Ilickman and Stack was ol short duration, Stack's .heavy, hitting propensities taking all the ambish 1 in the second .earn-may do this year. Red Sox Ploughing Ahead Slow to start because his pitchers were not delivering they it is ;het1nning to look as if Bid Car- rlgan's club will surely land the stakes in the American league, w itli such superior hurling as that uncov- ered hv Joe Foster, Leonard, Gregg Shore and Ruth, the livid hose are simply wading through the oppo- sition Detroit is depending upon its hetty slugging to keep them withvn breathing distance of the Sox, hut it looks a difficult task. The Chi- cago Americans are gradually slipping behind while the five other clubs are Merely outsiders, with the fight for a first division berth their only hope The Red Sox today looks tbe best balanced ball club in the majors. As we understand it, the chief trou- ble with the Giants is that baseball cuts into their afternoons. York "ailed at noon with 470 passen- the French liner La Touraine, with 220 passengers, left at 3 p.m., and'the Italian liner Stampalia, with 1087 passengers, let go her 'Sine at 4 p.m. The Orduna carried SOOO tons o. cargo officials of the. line said, hut added there were no explosives or war munitions aboard. Officials said that the. sinking of-the Arabic had resulted In no cancellations. DEEDS, NOT WORDS, CALLED FOR London, Aug. Spectator publishes a, letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dr. J. William White of Philadelphia, who is in London, dat- ed which says: "The sinking of the Gulflight and tbe Lusitanla, the hideous loss of life thereby caus- ed Ho Americans, and anbve all the callous murder of hundreds of women and "hiliren, by direct order of the ry and naval authorities, repre- senting the present Herman govern- this is precisely and exact- ly what tbe sinking of the Lusitania make our governmeni realize that what was caHed for on our part was not words but. deeds. Un- fortunately, this does not seem to have been the effect." CAPITAL, JBBWE FUND, BANKING BT MAIL satisfactorily as by a personal visit to the BanK. Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, Mgr. CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE. mo-it. His confidence was such that he invested largely, and at the out- break of war was in JIacleod. Al- ways a mall oi quick action ho was away on the first train lor the old country and joined the second bat- talion of King Edward's Horse, .be- tel as a major Royal Scots. The deceased man was a son .of-.thr late James F. Evans of Montreal, and from his early childhood mani- fested an interest in military and when quite young-joined the 3rd; ae of ATSSy. seventeen years he yearned foE.-tho. prairie life and .came west.and. ser-v- AHEARN REAL CHAMPION Eugene Corri believes that Youne Ahearn, a middleweight, can whip Jess Willard. The great English referee and authority says if Fitzsimmons could bowl the j heavyweights over, Ahearn can. They have a great respect for Ahearn in England, where they considered him the classiest box- er in the ring. As a matter of tact, Ahearn has developed into a great fighter since omitting tng- hTnd When Dan McKetrlck took him over there recently, Ahearn won the hearts of hi. countrymen through hi. work. After he rough Clabby and Gibbons, both of them refused return dates. Now Ahearn win go out after the heavy wpiihts.- So anxious is lie to start after the giants that he inserted an "ad" In all the paperr asking for volunteer heavyweights to meet him iri battle. The funny part of it was none of the big fellow' broke, their answering the advertisement. ENROLLED DIERS AIDING IN HAR-. TWINE SHORTAGE -j Bow Aug. 23.-Bow Island will have, a home guard -and will -members who n almost immediately as start with about -40 members who the llth battalion of. the enrolled held ta, prare e an ed two. years in the Mounted Police From the: west he went to white he and his biother, Herbert Darling, commenced business r There is evert- indication that a bumper crowd" will take in the loot- ball dash this evening at the ball park The North Lethbriilge eleven seem' to be slightly, favored to win bv a great many football enthusiasts but on what ground it is difficult lor anyone to sav. The teanis have showi themselves to "be evenly matched. Three times they have met and lail- ed to'exhibit any superiority as far as scoring goes. The game tonight is just as likely to end a. lie as the other contests, but still this is not expected and everyone is in hope and everyone feols that tonight will tell the tale. Whoever is no doubt oi the contest being extremely well played. No'football enthusiast should miss it. :___ Philippine government bureau is trying to'tetorc the coffee industry of the islands by distributing seeds of a variety brought, from Africa. After a 'short i'f he re- turned to Montreal and joined the Roval Scots (now the 5th Kos.il Highlanders o! Canada) as a subal- frn His sterling work soon won him his captaincy. During the South African War he went ttom, Montreal the. .-VILlLU.il to Halifax with the Montreal ment to replace the garrison oi Imperial troops who went op activ -he was appointed Lieut-Col.' of the Prince of Wales Fusiliers, which regiment was banded and later icorganizcd ab the 1st Grenadier Guard-! of Canada LOI Evans then went on fie rescne of- ficers' list, reverting to his old rank the military service Col. Evans spent moM of lns> time travelling or at-his countn estate at St. Adolphe'.In Howard During these travels he frequently MSited iMac enro in the hall. A committee consisting of T. R. Blame W. P. Cotton and F. W. Brown have been appointed and will report at meet- to be held on Thursday evening, -reference to the perfecting of Soldiers in Field A large number oi soldiers from tha Sarcee camp have been put to work with the larmers to assist in the harvest fields They were secured by, the hoard of trade _ Twine Shortage A (treat deal of trouble is being-, ex- perienced by some of the farmers in this district to secure enough tame to tie their crops It was estimated that about 2 rounds to the acre would be enough and the gram that has been cut has been averaging about 3 pounds to the acre Mr George Wagjr has returned to Bow Island after a long absence in. Saskatchev, an Llojd Hopkins, who was throv-n irom a motorcjcle a short time ago and merely hurt, is again, able to be out. CONSTABLE SHOT AT FRONT at. AnoM'Ui: lll: travels be frequently Mac sooner hail IlB his anpearmcei leod, and did not neglect the city 011 m tLe clcarmg than he was urel jt Lcthbridge. At St "dolphe de one o( tne -aho had a '.ult ard he maintained a stable of line rcvoher Vesari dropped Bat on the horsss that made his name promi- roullj the two men, thinking nent in sport throughout the Donim- conatablc was hit, made away, ion Among the notable that he breu rjonstable Lobb of the mounted po- were -which won the ,__ KO hv. liHU Roses folhe were world high jump when owned by fair Clifford Siiton, and "Sweetbnar, a. famous hunter. He was also a great loTer of frequently in dulgod in this sport when in the dis- Mrs Evans, two daughters, the Misses Enid and Dons and one son, vVilliam Evans, of St Adolphe de Howard, surwe him COALDAI-E NEWS Coaldale, Aug. 23 -Mr and Mrs T Baird of Elgin, 111 arc the guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Maxwell for aBorn-To'Mr. and Mrs. F. Knapp on (he 13th inst., a son, Alton Wai- Mrs. Bright of is visiting Mrs. A .Mitchell at the nursery for a days. table LODD Ol U1K luuuuucu yv- ice, who happened to be close by, icard ibe and came uy andnthe o followed the men When they got to the edge, the> found the frrnn the Ashcroft mine, which lies on this, side of the had been rowed across to the_ _ other side Apparently the fugitives iid used the boat to escape across the river The constables then sent an alarm to the barracks, and posse of armed constable? taV- cn down b> Supt Pcnnefather They, searched both sides of the river with- out Today a big search party, is scouring tbe whole river valley in search of the iugttivcs This afternoon Commander Skelton called out 40 picVed men from the home guard to aid m the search; These transported to the rirat valley by K W Douner's transport, squad. All aimed tides. ;