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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX SATUFiDAy, AUCiUST 24, 1918 "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManu8 GRIO SCHEDULES BEING LINED UP Dave Hume's breezy golf cliat is missing this week. Tho captain of the local club has been visiting in Calgary, which explains it. He has returned, and Is disappointed that ho had no golf on any of the CalEar>-courses, but wot weather prevented It. Tho annual college football season Is due to open, Saturday, September 2S. Although, as a rule, a majority of tho prominent teams may not measure up to the standard of other yearj!. because of the absence of seasoned players who have answered the call to the colors, the game will not lose any of its attractiveness, all the ability of ,the players who will come out for Instruction is expected to result in increased interest. Games with elevens representing the army training camps and naval stations are to feature some of the schedules, and negotiations are in progress. The Carlisle Indians will be missing from the gridiron this season, because the school proiierty at Carlisle, Pa., has been taken over by the war department and will bo used for con valescont soldiers. This means that games scheduled will be canceled Although Michigan has returned to Tho oovni nT,r.,ni ,nm�ofin�n 4w� I t'JB wfestem confereuce, the Wolver-The semi-annual competiliou for tiiet-i^g^ ^j^^^ Cornell on No- BASEBALL RESULTS Nothing definite has yet been de-cided by the local club about taking over the proposed club house. It is understood another meeting is to be held next week to discuss the question. The monthly button competition, which was to have been played off last �week-end, was postponed owing to the bad weather and the fact that a band of sheep had rambled considerably over the putting greens. The competition -will be played off this week. AMERICAN Won. Boston ............ 69 Cleveland ........ 6^ Washington ...... fi'' Now York ........ 5^ St. Louis ......... SI Chicago ........... 54 Detroit........... -19 Philadelphia ...... 47 Lost. 47 r>3 KO �n t;s p.c. .535 .5l!S .430 .4on TY COBB OUTRANKS COLLINS AS STAR, BUT EDDIE IS CLOSE SECOND not yet attained such world-wide fame, but there Is' little question that within a year or two at the most tho baseball tans will be engaged in a controversy as to which of these two star players is entitled to the position of the greatest in the ranks of modern baseball. In one particular Collins has Cobb beaten. He is more even in his play than his great opponent, and no mat Ewert Cup Is due next week-end, it is understood. Whether it will be played off on Saturday next or on the following Jlonday, Labor Day, is for the executive to say. This will be the third competition for this cup, which is the oldest trophy In the club. ^ SERVICE STATION HENRY J. DENN Proprietor All Makes of Batteries Charged and Repaired 311 7th Street 8. Phone 616 vember 16. yracuse is to play Nebraska at Lincoln, Saturday November 30. University of Pennsylvania will tackle the Georgia Tech squad at Philadelphia, attirday, November IS. A classic which will be eliminated after a quarter of a century will be the Thanksgiving day game between Penn and Cornell at Philadelphia. The game will be played Saturday November 23. Washington. Aug. .scored six runs in the eighth inning of today's game with Washington and won six to two. Score: Cleveland..... 000,000,060-G 6 0 Washington .... 000.020,000-2 9 3 Covoleskie, Enzmann and O'Neill; Ayers, Jlatteson and Ainsmith. Boston. Aug. 23.-With two out in the last half of the ninth, Strunk on \ second and Ruth on first, worked a' double steal and Strunk scored with the winning run 6 to 5, on'Severoid's poor throw to Maiael. Score: St. Louis...... 001,030,010-5 8 2 Boston....... 101,201,001-6 13 .3 Wright. Houck and Severoid; Jones and Agnew. Philadelphia. Aug. 23.-Chicago defeated Philadelphia today in eleven innings. 6 to 5. Score: Chicago .. .. 101,000,300.01-G 14 0 Philadelphia . 013,001,000,00-5 13 3 Danforth and Jacobs; .Tohnson, Perry and McAvoy. (Other games not scheduled). New York.- A veteran observer of baseball jilayers says: When the De-troits were in Chicago there were many iu the stands who wondered whether Ty Cobb or Eddie Collins was the more valuable pl.iyer to his team. All brands conceded Cobb to bo tho more brilliant of the pair. They conceded, too, that Collins often did things that were great and often spectacular, but that his work was always over-shadowed by the wonder-1 ter what happens, he preserves his ful doings of Cobb. ! equilibrium better than the Georgia .... Nearly all hands concede that Cobb hoy. No matter what error he makes ' } is the greatest player, but, while they Collins never lets up in his play, and t-"' I f.oncode that the Georgia crackerjack an error in the field on his part is oft-lllihas all other players beaten, there is en followed with a corking hit that ' ' 'a general admission that Collins runs, wins a game. him a very close second, and in some ' It has often been said that in respects even shows his superiority. great series In which the greatest , 11' With all his brilliant attainments as honors are at stake, Collins always ^.I^.v. i5,l"'i' npl'lor, it must be remembered that plays his best, a thing that proves him Cobb plays a position in the outfield, a game, nervy and most rci.jourceful while Collins at second base has eas- player. ily three times as much fielding re-; Not long ago there were two men sponsibility resting upon his shoulders playing in the big leagues just as as his opponent. i great rivals as are Cobb and Collins Collins is easily tho life of the Chi-'now, and both invaluable in their po-cago White Sox, He ia scrappy and sitions, aggressive in every way, and is in the , One was Nap Lajole who finished game every minute for all that he ia up his career with tho American lea-worth. He is fully the equal of Cobb ^ gue playing at second base for Connie as an inside player, and he has as Mack's Athletics, and the other Hans much baseball instinct and insight in- Wagner, who has retired from the to the fine points Ot^the game.. Pittsburg club. In the matter;of base stealing there Just as in the case of Cobb and Col-is little to choose rj^lweon these two | Hns, there was class to Wagner and great player.s. If Lajole. These two were not only As a batter Cobb has far shown his great players, hut they were all-round superiority. Collins, Ifbwever. is in the very front rank, and If he keeps on as strong as he lias been coming in the last years he ought to press Cobb very strongly for the premier honors all the way. Collins has not been In the game so long as his great rival, Cobb. He has assistance the big fellow would proceed to beat up the caller and all others In roach. "Yes, mother," was tho cue for tho post to get ready .to receive u beating, aind when John L. said "Yes, mother," in that deep bass voice of his, the pests braced themselves so as to be able to recoivo the shock which came wlien the veteran went over tho top after them. Sheriffs, collectors ftnd others In the Sullivan companies generally resigned at the end of the first week's engagement without giving in thoir usual two weeks' notce,- and often tho pugilist had to bribe them as well as pay their doctor bill. "Spjke.the Newaboy." Terry McGovern went on playing Spiko tlio Newsboy until ho went nearly daft on tho subject. One day in New York he disappeared from the theatre and after a long search was found wandering tho streets in the busiest part of ihc big town and peddling newspapers with a lot of newsboys. Picked up by tho police and brought into a station it was found that he v.-as demented, and it took his family some timo to bring him back to his senses. MACLEOD (From Tho News). '! Lient. B. Ryan and his brolherfl, Francis and Chris, arc all well. Eddie has charge of a motor transport: all work is dono at night and often under fire. Francis has special duty on searchlight ibattory, going' to France about two months ago; and Chris is still at Bi-amshott Camp. England. Rev. Lewis has gone to Edmonton this week to conduct memorial services for Lieut. Ray Mallott, of tho Army Flying Corps, who was killod by accident in England on July l&th. Mr. H, W. AVinter, tho accountant ot the Hudson's Bay Company, Mac-leod, has been transferred to the storo at Lcthbridge. Wo hope that Mr. Winter will return to Macleod in tlie near future and tlint transfer is only temporary. Cpl. W. Iloodlcss, in hospital wi;h gun shot wound In tho loft thigh, .ser-rious. This lad was well known in Macleod and went overseas with a draft of the 191st Battalion.  Before enlisting ho was on the staff of tho Hudson's Bay Co. here for many years. His wife and family reside lu Macleod. Private Wilton Dixon, gunshot wound in the thigii and stomach. WONDERFUL SWIMMING FEAT. Henry EUonsky, of New London. Conn., champion handicap and long distance swimmer ot the world, recently performed one of the most remarkable swimming stunts ever recorded. EUonsky had his hands and feet bound, then a sack drawn over his body. The sack in turn was thickly bound with heavy rope. He then swam through Hell Gate, a treacherous body of water, which abounds with whirlpools and strong cross currents. EUonsky is an enlisted man in the United States navy. WE BOIL 'EM We boil your radiator in a preparation that thoroughly cleanses it, making It easy to discover and fix leaks. We axe better equipped In this way tban Calgary-having the only boiling outfit In the district. 5 ANDY ''The Radiator Man'' Rear Dallas Hotel (Upstairs) I PalaceGarage SECOND HAND CARS SALE. FOR OPEN DAY AND NIGHT W.S.Cook E.EPeck 308 Second Ave. 8.-Phone 665 Central Repair Shop ALL KINDS OF AUTO REPAIR WORK HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY. Storage. Accessories. Batteries. Phone 1023 324 11th Street South, Lethbrldae, Alta. W. H. Dowling NATIONAL Won. Chicago ........... ' New York ........ 65 Pittsburg ......... 62 Cincinnati ........ 58 Brooklyn ......... 52 Philadelphia ...... 48 Boston ............ -19 St. Louis......... 43 Lost. 40 50 5:, 56 62 63 6G 71 P.C. .655 .569 .539 .508 .456 .432 .426 .37T men. great as batsmen, great as field ers and great as throwers and runners. As a matter of fact, Wagner was for a long � time considered the king player, the Ty Cobb of the National league. Compared to other stars ho was the baseball marvel of his day. Hal Reid, who wrote many of the private Dixon enlisted with the Strath-melodramas for the old pugilists, had gona uorso in August, 1914, arid has a standing order to put in as many ijeen in Franco since May, 1915. Bo-villaln.s as possible, and so there were fore enlisting he was engaged in the always two or three villains in the Bank of Commerce nt Macleod. He is pugilist plays and nearly always they' a son ot Mr. and Mrs. Rollo Dixon, of had understudies, lor tlie villains Jlaclood. were beaten up so early and often' Private J. Shields, gunshot wound lu that regular substitutes for them were tho leg.' Ho enlisted and went over-an absolute necessity.-New York seas with the 13th 0. M. R.'s. He is Mail. : a son of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. W. Shield, ------ of Ardenville. His brother was killed Since the government has declared in France a short while ago. baseball nonessential the fans have Private Alpine Gi-ajit, seriously ill, come to the same conclusion, says an gunshot wound In the abdomen, eastern report. Wherever a team Is Private Grant enlisted with the l!!th not in the pennant hunt, their at- M. R.'s. He is a son of Mr. James tendance figures have dropped umaz-^ Grant, a well-known pld-tlmer In Mac- OLO M ACTOR AUTO TIRES OP ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood System RE-TREADING & REPAIRING By Experienced Workmen. All work guaranteed. Special Equipment (or Rim Cut Repairs. R. D. RITCHIE 208 13th St. S. Opp. Ellison Mills Cincinnati, Aug. 23.-Cincinnati made a clean sweep of their final series with Philadelphia by winning the last game by 8 to 7. Score: Philadelphia .. . 000,200,500-7 12 2 Cincinnati .. .. 000.100,322-8 14^ 0 Prendergast. Jacobs and Adams; Luque and Wingo. Chicago, Aug. 23.-CaUsey weakened in the ninth inning today and Chicago nosed out New York 3 to 2. Score: New York .. .. 000,002,000-2 9 1 Chicago .. 000,001,002-t3 8 1 Causey and Rariden; Douglas, Martin and O'Farrell. Pittsburg, Aug. 23.-The Boston Braves made their last appearance of tho season here today, defeating Pittsburg 5 to 0. Score: Boston....... 000,202,010-5 5 1 Pittsburg...... 000,000,000-0 3 4 Northrop and Wagner; Hill and Schmidt. St. Louis-Brooklyn, game played yesterday. John L. Sullivan, Jim Jeffries and Gorbett All Starred in Melodrama We have a few Odd Lines of Casings Which we wish to clear out before our tall stock arrives. 'While they last, wo will sell as listed below: 2 only, Dunlop, Traction Tread, 30x3/2 ............ each $25.00 1 only, Dunlop, Special Tread, 30x3/2 ................ each 23.00 1 only, Duntop, Traction Tread, 32x4 ............... each 44.20 4.only. Dunlop, Traction Tread, 33x4................. each 46.60 2 only, Firestone, Plain Triad, 32x4.................. each 30.00  only, Firestone, Non-8kid, 32x4 .................... each 35.00 BUOU MOTOH PARLORS, LTD. "THE HOUSE OF 6ERVICE" mmmmffmmmfa INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Rochester 1, 5, 4; Toronto 8, 10, 2. Newark 4, 9, 2; Binghampton 6, 10, 6, Jersey City 3, 9, 0; Baltimore 5, 7, 2. (No others scheduled). leod. Private Charles Lewis, ot Macleod, ingly since General Crowde's official, ruling was made known to an anx-i "i.^^^i" �'^"'Ji,o''..'^rf'"�,Vr ti, ir.,o %,,i,ii, , ,f .wounded in .the right arm. He on- ions public and a flock of drowsy, ,,^^^,1 ^^j^,, ^gj^ O. M. R.'s and """.^"ri^vent overt-^o-s with that battalion, ported in tho National league and fair, Rofofo enlisting he was engaged on rVIAJORS WILL INVADE CUBA. Four Teams to Make Trip to Island Republic. "What's to become of all the prizefighters who used to go on the stage and star in melodrama?" a friend asked the other night. Then I remembered that for the first time in a score of years, there is not a single pugilist filling tho leading role. John L. Sullivan used to star in "Honest Hearts and Willing Hands' and crowds flocked to see him. Corbett, in a play called "Pals," made a fortune and looked awfully swell in tlie role ot a midshipman. Fitzsimmons used to star in the old play of "Box and Cox" and the "Village Blacksmith," and right on the stage Bob made and gave away horseshoes. , It is 13 years ago since Jim Jeffries took the road with "Davy Crockett," and about that time Terry McGovern was playing Spiko the Newsboy in the old "Streets of New York." Jeffries as Davy Crockett. Who that saw him will over forget when big Jim tried to play tho part of Davy Crockett, made famous by Frank Mayo? When the curtain went up on tho Cincinnati.-Plans are alreay under way for an invasion of Cuba this fail by a number ot major league baseball player;3 over tho draft age. The number of players to visit tho island depends entirely upon the speed with which Cuba drafts its new army. If the Cuban baseball players are taken Into tho service a large squad of Americans, perhaps large enough for four teams, will make the trip. Otherwise, only enough players to form one strong club to play against the islanders wiU go. Frank Bancroft, business manager of, the Cincinnati Nationals, probably will have charge of tho expedition If he does not organize an uU-star team to tour tlilfi country. The latest celebrity to take up golf lis Mary Piikto-^ Botcd firm star. opening act , Jeffries was revealed dressed up just as Mayo used to dress' the part in the olden time: You saw Davy looking up at the mountain top, one foot on the mountain path and tho other on tho stage, and then you heard him get off that famous line: "Be sure you're right and then go ahead.'' During the play Jim would tramp around the stage like a big elephant, and just before the curtain fell on the last act his stage mother would ask: "Are you still right, Davy?" "Suro, mother." "Then go ahead." Then big Jim would make a dive for the villain and the curtain would fall amid tremendous applause. Jim did not stay on the road long with his play, although he made good money out ot it. Ho quit early, and when he quit he told his friends that | he hated the stage and everything connected with it. Apart from elocution, there have been worse actors than Jeff. \ Sullivan's "Mother and Me." John L. Sullivan used to buy every play that was offered hira. One dramatic writer in New York made a fine living by just writing .plays for the Boston pugilist, not one ot which was ever produced. AU tho big fellow ever asked ot the play writers was that they put In a good part for "mother and me." In his plays the mother was always the leading lady John L. was strong for niothers and he would not toucli a play unless the mother was "It." The mother was always being surprised by the tax collector, the gas man, the butcher, the grocer, tho sherlK or some other pest, anfl when mother would call on John L. for sized crowds turn out in Washington, but tho only places whore really large crowds are found are In Cleveland and Boston. Duke P. Kahanamoku of Honolulu, is not actually a duke as a surprising number of persons seem to believe. He has no ducal estate and never posed in a frock coat. The name Duke was handed to him by some one in Hawaii who wished to simplify a long and cumbersome name. the C. P. R. at Macleod. Alt. Lewis, gunshot wound In the right log. This man is a son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Lewis, ot Macleod. It is only a tew days ago he was awarded tho Military Medal tor bravery. Before enlisting he was engaged at tlie Empire hotel as clerk. He went ove.-with a draft of the 191st Battalion. Private Max.weU Harwood, reported gunshot wound in face. Before enlisting with the University Battalion, Harwood worked on a farm. The Host liiptant . Item in tho upkeep of an automobile is the tire bill. Wo can often save you the price of new tires by our expert work in AUTOMOBILE TIRE VULCArJilZING Wo USD expert modern methods that insure aatlstac-tion. Lethbridge Tire & Repair Station F. B. McKlhnon, Proprietor OPPOSITE BANK OF MONTREAL 30& Sixth Street S. Lethbridge, Alta. Phone 498 "SERVICE THAT SATISFIES" We Handle All Standard Tires and Tubes. Buy First Class Repaired Tires, $12.00 up. 1 your Auto Cylinders Pistons become Coated take your qar tothe Graham Motor Co., and have the carbon burned out with acetyline. This is the only sure way'bf, ri^moving the carbon. ,^ f^yUNSWORTH. Manager The 1919 Chevrolet has Arrived SEE IT IN OUR SHOW ROOMS MANY NEW FEATURES Baalim Motor Company Back of Union Bank Throw Your Old tires and Tubes in Our Red Cross �Box ' � � (,1 ��. 11 262 ;