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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 26, 1914 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE JOHN JENTER )M MEET Elgin, 111 t Aug 26 O. mechanician for Spen- cer Wlabart, ttio automobile racing'driver, "who'was killed in an accident In the Elgin Na- tlonal trophy, race last Satur- day, died today at a local hos- pita! of his injuries. Jenter and Wlahart crushed when their car turned ove" ilONES WOULD RETAIN BROWN 8t. Louis Feds' New. Manager Re- to Trade Pitcher. Chicago, 111., Aug. Jones, hew manager of; the St. Louis Federal league club, it, was announced today, declined'to sanction the deal by'whicli Mordecai Brown, -his predecessor as manager, -would come to tho local Fed- eral league club, la exchange for Bren- nan and Fisk, or McGuire, pitchers of- fered by Manager Tinker Brown's wish not to play on the team from the which he was deposed, probably result in A trade, how- ever, 'with Buffalo or Brooklyn. r PLAYER'S .TO'ENAIL CUT OFF Near Riot After Accident in Big League Game 24 the fourth .inning .of the second game be- tween the Philadelphia and St. Louis American league teams, Strunk, in running to first base, collided with arid stepped on: the letter's 'right foot. The nail'was cut off How- ard's big toe, and W was carried off Austin, and Murphy got into an-argument over the play, and Aus- tin attempted to strike Mclnnls, who acted as peacemaker, while A'gnev jumped into ;the.bleachers.after'a fan :who )vas yelling at. the visiting .ers. No action wag taken against Aus- tin or Agnew by 'the'umpires. BUD ANDERSON TO FIGHT AGAIN Washington Lightweight To Re-enter Ring Portland, Aug. Amler- lon, the Vancouver, light- weight, made his'first trip to Portland since his, battle for his life, and-reports that he is per- fectly sound again, following the ser- '.oug operation he went through, in which a number of gall stones were removed. Although Bud has had au operation for appendicitis, contrary to all ex- pectations, he' enter the ring again in the'next three or four months. According to the surgeons who op- erated, on wag really the gall ttones'which "were bothering him at -the-.time he was supposed to he suf- fering from appendicitis following .the first battle with Leach Cross. ATHLETES MAKE GOOD i SOLDIERS IT IS PROVEN War threatens to-take.many prom- inent athletes from Canada's shores. The professional hockey players have been among the first to volunteer, Joe Malone of Quebec and Allah Davidson, tbe big Toronto forward, having of- fered their services. Frank Lnkeman, the -Montreal sprinter, has also vol- unteered, 'while leaser lights from all parts of the; country have signalled a desire to'go to front. The bat- tles of, the. football fields and hockey arenas, are but .prep, schools for the ,naore serious conflicts with powder find lead., It has always been proven athletes; when iiiit to the real test, show the same determination and with bullets whistling close to them, as catching punts on the grid Iron or shooting goals with hut a min- ute to play. MILLION DOLLAR EQUINE Rock Sand, tho famous ruce- horse of a decade ago, which died recently; in Paris, was insured with Lloyd's for the sum of He was credited close to during his ttirf, career, and many .thousands of dollars in .stud fees in later years. Coaled in 1900, his big ylctory was. tbe. win- ning of tho Derby as a three-year- old. Aftor his retirement he was soldito for 000. Six yearn later.hg was pur- chased by a 'French bjndlento for about tho same figures. In view of his winnings, purchase prices and Rtud'.fees; he has recently been re- ferred to as the inillloiHloIlnr equine, which was not so far fetched as senniH at first flight. ONCE FOREMOST PITCHER OF AMERICAN LEAGUE Wilbur Robinsl Cracks Up Stallings' Speeders One Point Behind Giants BASEBALL MAY LOSE RUSS FORD Star Pitcher of Federal League Has His Spine Injured Russell Ford, famous spitball artist and leading pitcher the' Federal league, may. be, permanent ly. lost to to-an his spine. Bdnesetter Reese has been un- able to help Ford, and an operation may be undertaken later. The injury They're off again. It was only a "temporary check. The Boston Braves are "within one point of being up with the Giants at the top of the National league again. New York was idle yes- terday, while the Braves were ham- mering the tar out of ihe which put the speed merchants one game ahead of McGraw's team in the win column; but they, too, have ure greater in tbe loss column than the Giants, which the science of fig- ures shows them to be, in reckoning of percentages; one point behind their rivals. James pitched the Boston team to victory yesterday at Chicago. lie against Vaughn. The Giants may liifr their fastest gait, but at their, best they never displayed superior stuff than that now shown by. speed merchants in the past month, and they arc not likely to slump either, if reports are to Ford's spine 'was caused by diving into shallow-, witter off Long Beach, 'Oat., in, 'Recent pitching by Ford has irritated the old injury to .such an. extent that he has been un- able to work through an entire game. National, American, Federal Latest Leading Batters NATIONAL LEAGUE AH.H, Arc. Envin, Brooklyn Grant, New: York-... Meyers, Brooklyn Steelc, Brooklyn Ebcrfeld, Brooklyn Becker, Philadelphia Brooklyn Burns, Now York Phelan. Chicago Wingo, St. Louis 46 16 .348 116 40 .345 67 23 .313 18'6 .333 36 12 .333 307 100 .326 328 106 .323 371 116 .3.13, Croc, New York Speaker, Crawford, Detroit Chicago authentic. Wilbur Robinson, manager of Brook- lyn, has the following complimentary remarks to make about the Braves "In my whole life I have never seen any club show. jsiich pitching at this t.iiiie of the year as the Braves are showing. Nobody could beat'Rudolph, James and Tyler the way they have j been going, arid it remains a question as to whether they can.keep it up. ii they'do I feel mighty shaky fur the Giants. Stallings has a cork- ing lot of ball .players and has every one oi them going at top speed." This Iron! the, former coach of the 143 48 .336 Giants was surprising because vcter- 125 :325 an imn players, as a rule, are ai- 398.128 .322 ways inclined to-doubt the ability 203 (cams. They doubted the alcinnis, Athletics .112 127 .308 strength of the: Cubs, right mi to the Milan, Washington v.. 311. 95 .305 month in which.they won their firstj j chamiiiunship. A year later FEDERAL .-LEAGUE I fret arjmit Frank Chance l'.iri the1 AB. H. Ave. i-pst baseball machine the Every Package Tightly Sealed Be SURE it's WRIGLEY'S MADE IN CANADA. Jr. Co., ltd, 7 Scott TORONTO St., Louis' Chbuinard, Baltimore 11 31 1! Chbuinard, Baltimore 50 19 .880 .j.-, '31g Evans, Brooklyn 322 117 .363 6 .750 19 .880, _ AMERICAN LEAGUE AU. II. Ave. Jackson, Cleveland 325 117 .360 B. Collins, Athletics Cnbh, Detroit Baker, Athletics 380 133 .350 166 Kauff, Indianapolis Shaw, Brooklyn Lennox, Pittsinu'g 381 130 .362 216 7I> .352 286 97 .339 Easterly, Kansas CUy. 300 100 .335 Campbell, Indianapolis 302 120 ..331 Cart, Indianapolis 237 78 .329 Warren, Indianapolis 41- 11 .318 136 .3111 Kcnwor'thy, Kan. City. 305 116 .313 ZIMMERMAN FINED Fistic Encounter With Roger Bresna- han Is Costly Heine Zimmerman, who engaged in ii fistic argument with Roger Bresna- han during a recent Chicago-Brooklyn game at Brooklyn, wiis fined by the Chicago club officials. Bresnahan was given a reprimand I'or his part of the affair. Roger was let down easy, ,as the club people re- garded his actions as caused by over- anxiety for the success of his club. Zim was absent yesterday. He re- ported that his shon'lder'had been in- jured during the fracas with the ex- Giant backstop. NATIONAL w. New York 'Boston..... St. Louis Chicago Philadelphia Cincinnati I Pittsburg Brooklyn PIRATES. GET VANCE Hastings, Nob., Aug. "Dazzy" Vance, ascd twenty, who was offeree! for sale by the Superior Neb- raska State, together with the franchise' aiiil entire club early this season for ?250.00, with no takers, has been so'id by Jack Holland of the St. Joseph Western leagutr'clnb to the Pittsburg Nationals for The Wrong Draw The head of a certain well-known family was recently approached by his son, just Hearing his majority. "Father." anid he, "I want to have a talk'with you concerning my future. I have- decided to become an artist. Have you any The old man scratched his head, re- flectively, and replied: "Well, no, my of course, you don't draw on me." IN HEART OF CITT HOTEL SAVOY .SEATTLE, Sloriei of Solid Comfort" In tlic centre 6f tlilnni-lhcntres and dtorc.1 tin both Bides. fliiiliHnff 'r-bolutcly irmrble. EUROPEAN HAN-tl With per d.I up L. 4S 53 51 59 60 59 61 P.C. .551 .550 .539 .522 .46-1 .161 .161 .415 AMERICAN Philadelphia Boston..... Washington Detroit..... Chicago St. Louis New York Cleveland W, 78 64 60 59 5G 54 L. 37 57 61 61 63 SI P.C. .678 .571 .531 .509 .479 .470 J52 .825 FEDERAL Indianapolis 65 Chicago Baltimore Buffalo Brooklyn Kansas City St. Louis Pillsburg INTERNATIONAL W. 70 69 06 Providence Rochester Baltimore Buffalo Toronto.. Newark 57 57, Montreal........ 46 74 Jersey City 35 80 WESTERN CANADA W. L. Saskatoon 63 48 Moose Ja.w BS 18 HflKlna.. 60' 52 Medicine Hat ,62 Edmonton 52 54 Calgary 32 70 .570 .540 .527 .5011 .195 !l52 .431' P.C. .598 .575 .509 .500 .60S .500 .383 .304 NATIONAL N'cw York-St. .Louis, rain. Philadelphia 0, Pittsburg 2. Brooklyn-Cincinnati, rain. Boston 1, Chicago 1. AMERICAN "ill St. Louis 0, Philadelphia 9, Chicago (I, New York 9. Cleveland 3, Boston 1. Et. Louis 0, Philadelphia 1. (Sec- ond Detroit 2, Washington 1. FEDERAL No games scheduled. INTERNATIONAL Newark 0, Montreal 1. .Jersey City 0, Toronto 4. Providence 5, Buffalo 1. Baltimore 3, Rochester 3. AM. ASSOCIATION Milwaukee 2, Cleveland 6. Milwaukee 3, Cleveland 0. (Second game. Kansas City St. Paul 1, Indianapolis 2. Minneapolis-Louisville, rain. WESTERN CANADA The French commander-n-chief has withdrawn all his forces from the ter- ritory recently occupied, and is mass- Ing them along with their British al- lies in a tine between Maubeuge on I the north and Donon In the south, a 'distance of two hundred The sllici have abandoned the offensive, and will, according to official an- nouncement, assume a purely defen- sive attitude ,in ths hope of checking the advance of the vast masses of German troops endeavoring to break through the line. A combined French and British force Is holding the front nsar Givet, along the River Meuse, about thirty miles below Namur, while French troops command the roads out of the great Forts of the Ardennes. Upon th: ability of the allies to hold the Germans, the French War Office admits, depends the fate of France. A British official statement an- nourfces that the position of the Bri- tish troops is in ev-sry way satisfact- ory.. Announcement is made, however, that the British casualties in the re- cent fighting numbered two thousand. Field-Marshal Sir John French, com- mander of th.e British forces on the continent, reports that the withdrawal of troops to their new position was successfully effected. Earl Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, anounces that th.: men asked for in the first instance have joined the colors, and declares that the re-inforcement of the British P.C. '.Ml .532 .491 .314 President Thomas says there is no dissension among the Cubs, that they all love Manager O'Day and trach other. Cliatics Tatt please WON BOTH Rcgina, Aug. 2n. Great pitching by Bottorff and Berger was mainly responsible for Regina's double' vic- tory over Edmonton. The first .was n mighty struggle, going thirteen sensational innings before the Ren Sox got over the winning run. Rer- ger's granting a succession of walks gave Eskimos their only run in the second. The scores were 2 to 1. anil i-to 1. CALGARY DROPPED TWO Moose Jaw, Fla- vins allowed baseball yesterday and two games were, staged, the locals taking both. Concannon had things easy, hut Andranda had a close shave. The scores were 5 to 0, and 6 to 5. MATTERS TAKE DROP Saskatoon, Aug. vic- tory over the Hatters and Double win by Rcgina and Moose Jnw, put Medicine Hat dnwn to fourth place, liuekles and Beer hooked up in a pitchers' duel and good support made a good game, with honors even and breaks favoring the home team. The score was 2 to 1. Army will steadily increase, until there will be a British army in the field which in numbers will-not be than in quality, and not be unworthy of the power and responsibility of the British Empire. Reports from The Hague say that 'the Germans who have been massed in large numbers along the Dutch fron- tier have disappeared, and that the mobilization of the Dutch army has csased. Mulhausen has again been evacuat- ed by the French. PRINCE-OF SAXE-MEININGEN KILLED AT NAMUR Berlin, Aug. 26 (by wireless to the Associated Press, by way of Nauen. and Sayvlile, Long ing to official announcement made here today, Lieutenant-Genera! Prince Frederic of Saxe-Meiningen was killed by a shell before Namur, August 23. No .news of the situation on. the eastern and western frontiers of Ger- many has been given out today. GERMANS CLAIM VICTORY FOR AUSTRIANS OVER RUSSIA Berlin, Aug. 26 (by wiroloss to the Associated Press, by way of Nauen and Sayvlile, Long reports made public In Vienna and re- .ceived here by telegraph, say that a battle of three days' duration at Kras- nik, in Russian Poland, twenty-eight miles southwest of Lublin, ended yes- terday in a complete Austrian victory. The Russian forces were repulsed along the entire front of seventy kilo- metres (fofiy-two and are now In full flight in the direction of Lub- liil. 'THE MILLION-DOLLAR MYSTERY" AT STARLAND The following is a short synopsis of the fourth episode of this thrilling mystery story, which will he shonn at Starland today: Episode No. Third. Floor Braine and Princess Olga in command, Hunfled" continues its dastardly plotting. They lure Florence to an apartment house by" a. letter purporting to come from her father, whom she has' not s'een, since babyhood. But as her "father? embraces her, she sees in the mirror, many evil peering (aces, and realizes she is trapped. In this terrible situa- tion; surrounded by'.villamous foes. In- stead of shrieking or swooning, this courageous wisp of a girl plans a. dM- perate escape, and, miraculous as It seems, she does escape. Marvels in motion, and hazardous portrayals of a magni- tude never before enacted, will be pre- sented as each episode of this mystery is shown at this theatre. s Ten thousand dollars in caslywlll be. awarded for the best hundred-word sol- ution ot this mystery. thb pic- tures here. Read the story in. Ihe- pa- per. Follow the developments week-. Then send "in your solution. You have the chance to win the 000.00. KEROSENE LAMP EXPLODES Slediclne Hat, Alta., Aug. plosion of a kerosene lamp caused a fire .which destroyed the barn, with contents, belong to: John Land, fanner, twenty miles northeast ot Carlstadt. Also Keystone Comedies Tonight The Million Dollar Mystery "Florence in the Torture Chamber" Mr. Pete Murphy Singing "THE IRISH TANGO" ;