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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta mmmmm. t�AGE SIX THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HftRAlD TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 1918 "BRINGING UP FATHER' By G. McManus The Sport Page RESULTS AMERICAN Won. Lost. P.C. Bc.-tnn ........... TO 4S .593 Washington ....... 69 53 .5fi6 Cleveland ......... 6S 53 .562 New York ........ 55 57 .491 St. Ivouis ......... 55 fil .474 Chicago .......... 53 (M .4i>2 Detroit .......�____ 51 66 .4"6 Phlladelpila ...... 49 70 .412 N#>r Tork Aug. 26.-St. Louis defeated New York here today 2 to 1. Score: St. Louis..... 000,000,101-2 7 1 New York..... 000.000,000-0 4 1 Davenport and Severold; Keating and Hannah. Washington. Aug. 26.-Washington made a clean sweep of the series with Chicago by winning today 12 to 2. Score: Chicago...... 000,000,002- 2 10 1 Washington .. . 100,220,07x-12 17 1 Cicotte and Devermer; Hovlik and Plclnlch. First game- Fhiladelphia, Aug. 26.-Cleveland's pennant chances faded when the Athletics won the second game of today's double header 4 to 0. Cleveland won the first game 5 to 2. Scores: C)er�Iand ., .. 000,030,200-5 11 2 Philadelphia.. .010,001,000-2 11 2 SERVICE STATION HENRYJ.DENN Proprietor All MakM of Batttrle* Chargtd nd Repaired 311 7th Street 8. Phone 616 CoumbB and O'Neill; Adams and SIcAvoy. Second game- Clcvclanfi..... 000,000,000-0 6 1 Philadelphia . .. 011,001,01s-4 10 3 Bagby and O'Neill; Johnson, Perry and Perkins, Boston. Ang. 26.-Detroit took the first game of the series today sis to three, hitting Mays hard and often. Score: Detroit...... 010.300,020-6 11 1 Boston....... 200,010,000-3 5 2 Cunningham and Spencer; Mays and Schang. . RATIONAL AVon. Lost. P.C. Phlcago.......... 79 40 .664 New York ........ 67 50 .573 Pittsburg ........ 63 54 .538 Cincinnati....... 59 57 .509 Brooklyn........ 53 63 .457 Boston.......... 61 66 .436 Philadelphia ...... 48 63 .432 St. Louis ......... 43 73 .371 St. Louis. Aug. 26.-New York closed its last series of the season here by winning a double header 2 to 0 and 4 to 1. Scores: New Y'ork ......000 100 100-2 12 0 St. Louis ........000 000 000-0 o 0 Perritt and Rarlden; Packard and Gonzales.  Second game- New York ......000 013 000-4 12 0 St. Louis ........000 010 000-1 3 2 Toney and Rarlden; Ames, Tuero and Brock. Philadelphia - Pittsburg, postponed, wet grounds. Cinclunati-Boston, postponed, wet grounds. Others not scheduled. GUN CLUBf ILL T FOR CITY HPiONSt Ne.xt Friday Evening Will Last Shoot on The Old Grounds Be INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Baltimore Buffalo 3. Binghampton 4, Toronto 10. Second game-Binghampton 5, Toronto 1. Jersey City 3, Hamilton 4. Second game-Jersey City i, Hamilton 9. WE BOIL 'EM . We boll your radiator In a preparation that thoroughly cleanses it, making it easy to dla-cover and fix leaks. We are better equipped In this way than Calgary-having the only boiling outfit in the district. ) ANDY ''The Radiator Man" Rear Oallat Hotel (Upstairs) James Colcleugh, first mayor of Sel kirk, Man^,, and for years a well known druggist of Winnipeg. Is dead at Vancouver. He was In Selkirk during the C.P.R. construction and sent the first telegraph message of the C.P.R. Wires the orglnal being in the poaaession of his daughter, Mrs. C. C. Sinclair of Edmonton. i PalaceGarage SECOND HAND CARS FOR SALE. OPEN DAY AND NIGHT W. S. Cook E .E. Peck 308 Second Ave. 8.-Phone 666 Central Repair Shop ALL KINDS OF AUTO REPAIR WORK HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY. Storage. Accesaortea. �Batterlea. Phone 1023 324 11th Street South, Lethbrldge, Alta. W. H. Dowllna AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Hajrwood System RE-TREADING &- REPAIRING By Bxperienced Workmen. All work guaranteed. Special Equipment for Rim Cut Repairs. R. D. RITCHIE 208 13th St. 8. Opp. Elllaon Mllla The Lethbridge Gun Club will hold its first and last shoot of the season on Friday evening next, and Incidentally it v/iil be the la.t shoot the club will ever hold on the old grounds south of the ball park. The City Championship, 50 targets, for the possession of the big cup won last year by Harry Pilllnfl, will be shot off. After the championship there will be an open shoot, eligible to any one. World Series Opens Sept. 4 First Three Games, Chicago Chicago, Aug. 27.-The first three games of the world's baseball series will bo played in Chicago, starting WednQsdr..v. Septetiiber 4, it was announced Sunday by President Johnson of the American league. The remaining contests, if any, will be played on the home grounds of the American league pennant winning team. War charities will share in .he receipts of the championship games. President Johnson said. President Johnson also announced that the national commission would cable reports and features of each game to the American and Canadian troops overseas. George Hildebrand and Clarence that owing to the reduction of the admission charges the gate receipts will fall nearly 50 per cent. Scorers, umpires and all others, aside from the players, who receive pecuniary benefits from tho post-season series, win have their compensation cut in halt., 'The arrangemeut for the playing of the first three games in Chicago and the number necessary to decide the winner In the American league club city will eliminate the usiial interlty trips, thus saving railroad tares "and reducing the strain which would otherwise bo imposed upon congested railroad sfervlce. Under the agreement reached by Owen were the American league um- the two major leagues and the na- IHN.Y. We have a few Odd Lines of Casings Which we -wish to clear out before our fall stock arrives. Whila they last, we will sell as listed below: 2 only, Dunlop, Traction Tread, 30x3>/2 ............ each $25.00 1 only, Dunlop, Special Tread, SOxSj/z ................ each '23.00 .1 only, Ounlopt Traction Tread, 32x4............... each 44.20 4 only, Dunlop, Traction Tread, 33x4................. each 46,60 2 onlyi Firestone, Plain Tread, 32x4......,........... each 30.00 6 only, Firestone, Non-SkId, 32x4 .......... each 35.00 mm MOTOR PARLORS, LTD "THE HOUSE OF SERVICE' New York.-Cecil Algernon Causey, red headed kid from the everglades of Florida has firmly established himself as a member of the Giant's hurling corps.. Cecil made a bold bid' for fame several weeks ago with a number of well pitched games, one of whldh was a shutout registered at the expense of the Brooklyns. Immediately thereafter, however, he slipped back a hit and blew rather alarmingly- in one or two contests, but following his work on the western trip there is none who will dispute his claim to recognition as one of the best young bojcroen the old league has seen in many a day. Pitcher by Instinct. Cecil is a pitcher by instinct and nature fashioned him well- for his job. Long of limb, slender but powerful in build, with a keen aye, a clear head and about as much nerve as any rookie has shown hereabouts in some time. He Is well fitted for the task of baffling batters. Opposing pitchers all look alike to Red. He fears none of them, and if they don't exhibit a proper amount of respect for him, he soon sets them in their place. The best of them don't get away with anything at the plate with Red, for even if his proper name is Cecil, he's a bad fellow to pick on. In Backwoods Town, Cecil Algernon was born in Fort Meade, Fla., says he was IC years old bef(=ire he ever saw a railroad train. About a year or two later, he avers, he first learned that real money was paid to men for playing baseball, a game which had alays been his favorite. His first engagement was with a team representing a nitrate plant near his home, .and from there he drifted to various semi-professional around Tampa. McGraw discovered him pitching for the Waco club of tho Texas league in the spring of 19X0, kept tabs on him through that season and bought him In the tall. Last year he wa? farmed out to tho Rochester club of the rnte;-natlonnl league where he traveled at a clip that convinced McGraw that he was ready for fast company pires appointed to officiate in the ser-ie.s while the National league selected the veteran "Hank" O'Day and William Klem. Details tor the annual classic were announced'by President Johnson after official sanction for the games had been given by Secretary Baker. The secretary, as the result al an appeal from the national baseball commission, granted an extension of 15 days on the "work or fight" order as it affects professional baseball players, so that the series could be played. Under the new ruling, players on the two contesting clubs must be engaged in some essential occupation by September 15. Baseball i.'s expected to contribnte between ?30.000 and ,?40,000 to "war charities under tho plan suggested by the natior al commission, which agreed to donate 10 per cent, of its revenue from the series and recommended that each league as well as the contesting clubs' participating players, officials, and other officials, contribute a like amount. The national commission could not arbitrarily rule that the players, club o"rers and leagues must give up a shore of their receipts to war charities President Johnson said, but it recom mended contributions to such worthy cr.use and he felt confident the recom mendations would be carried out. Basing his figures on the receipts of the 1917 series, he thought between ?30,000 and $40,000 would be realized. Because of the demand made upon the public for contributions for patrl' otic causes, and also for the invest ment in Liberty bonds and thrift stamps, the commission decided to materially reduce the prices of admiS' slon In order to enable patrons to at tend the games at reasonable prices. The price of box seats, which a year ago sold for $5 was reduced to |3. Grandstand reserved seats wil'. sell fcr $1.50, pavilion seats, for ?1 and bleacher seats for 50o. Radical Changes. few Yoik, Aug. 27.-Many radi changes will bo noted in the arrangements for the holding of tho coming world series. It is reportcjl N-ON[ GOLF SHOT tlonal committee last winter the players of tho winning and losing teams will receive, respectively, $2,000 and $1,400 each, in place of the usual division of 60 per cent, of the proceeds of the first four games; providing the 60 per cent, amounts to $152,894. In case the 60 per cent, falls below the figures the respective shares of the players participating shall be scheduled in the ration of the: decrease in the aggregate player's revenue this year as compared to 1917. All players to take part in the series must have been eligible on Au' gust 15, in place of the usual August 1, The'list of the eligible players of the Chicago National league club follows: Fred Mitchell, manager; Turner Barber. Paul Carter, Thomas A. Clark. Charles A. Deal, Phil B. Douglas, Max Flack, Claude R. Hendrix, Charles J Hollochcr, Otto Knabe. William Kllle-ter Jr., Leslie Mann, Fred C. Merkle, E. C. Martin. W. F. McCabe, Robert O. Farrell, Charle? Pick, George H. Paskert, George A. Tyler, James L. Vaughn, William L. Wortman, James R. Walker and Rollie Zelder. ' EXHIBIIIONAT ' TABER SUCCESS NIERMEDIATESLOSE Lethbridge intermediates have a hall tearn that could giv6 the seniors a good game any old day. The other day, Saturday, they went over to Ma'cleod and though they lost 4 to 3, thoy made tlio Macleod team hump Itaeltfor ten Innings to grab tho bacon. The score at tho end of tho ninth was 3-3. Wudo Uc.dpath pitched a wonderful game and with light support would have won by the shoutout route. Tho Madood Intermodiates will be .::^,i> ijfiro for a gdmo S?.Uivuay. .Now York.-With a million golfera playing the game in the United Statea, it is not surprising that holes in ono are heard of every now and then, teams i^ust the same it's an exceftdlngly fMo ocsurrenco for a ball to cover the distance entirely via the air route, which was wli'at that of L. P. Goodspeed, a Yoiingtakah Country Club member did recently. Tho feat was accorapHshcd while playing the short seventh hole, only 140 yardH long. Ooudspeed'a ball went into the hole nn tho carry. Jack Mackie, the Inwood professional, explained tho other day ho^ It was that the fiftoonth hole'had been lengthened from 133 to 160 yards. It seems that not long since Joseph Op-ponhcimor, a Cliuss B man, made the hole in one, and he proceeded to add to the committee's discomfiture by declaring that ilio hole was a cinch, and even throatonlng to ropoat tho performance. It wuH shortly afterward that the too was pushed hack. Acting along similar, linos of prO' caution, the Inwood handicap com' mitteo, so tho story gpoa, proceeded to clip thi! wings of (I prococioiiB member who Hhowpd a complete disregard for par by makng the first hole In '2. Tho'dlHtance is 350 yards, and J. A. Arnpld did the trick. A few'days later tho committee cut his handicap tour strokes, presumably on tiM thcqry that a man who would mak� % |)iUr, 4 hole lu 2, needed wwlcliiivii. D. Jlarkor; 2nd, Mrs. aiyor.^. 5. Best miner's vegetable garden- Ist, C. L. Clement; 2nd, Mrs. N. Sorby; 3rd, Wm. Fall, G. Bost soldier's wife's vegetable garden-Ist, Mrs. J. Serrie; 2nd, Mrs. Alex. Paterson; 3rd, Mr.s. AV. Cook. Mr. E. S. Huntrods carried -oft the sweepstake cup. We have only ono criticism' to offer and that is that tho ladies of the institute put next year's pri/.e list right away In the printer's liands so that it may reach the public by next spring when the poopio aro getting ready to garden. Prize lists that are not out till ft day or two before tiio exhibition are not of much use but to squander money. VA.UGHN 1ST TO WIN 20 GAIVIES Cubs' Husky Left-Hander Makes Fine Record. tha Cards, two oaoh on the Giants and Phillies, and ono over the Reds, wbilo Jim took a shutout defeat from tho Giants and also one from the Braves.' In winning 20 games Jim won four straight, another run of four, then seven straight, and has won his last three. MANY LEAGUERS OVER DRAFT' Long List of Players More Than 31 Years Old. Jim 'Vaughu, the Cubs' husky lefthander, is the first major league pitcher to win 20 games this season, | Jim's twentieth victory being a one-hit shutout over tho Giants. The Robins are tho only club in tho league to hold the bulge on Vaughn, beating him two games out of three, while Jim has beaten the Cards five Btruight without a Ipse, the Pirates three times with no defeats, tho Giants, Braves, and Phillies three out of tour games each and the Reds two in three games. It was the eighth scoreless victory Vaughn hurled this year, more than any other pitcher, flashing three on Hero are some major and minor league players who aro more than 31 years old and can remain In basobull if opportunities aro afforded: Zimmoriuan, Fletcher, Gibson, Sal-leu, Demaree, Daubort, Doolan, Coombs, Olson, Herzog, Konotchy, Tom Clark, Cravath, Sherwowl Ma-gee, Tom Griffith, Chase, Nlehotf, McKochnic, Paskort, Woltor, Zeidor, Chlot Meyers, SchuHe, F.vors, Bender and Ames. Hinchlban, Frank Baker, Lavender, Austin, Sponcor, Stanago, Shotton, Turner, Archer, Becker, Byrne, Goode-Huramcll, Lajolo, Luderous, McBride, Oldrlng, Cicotte, Crowford, Groom, Pliuik. Whitoman, Knabe, Moran, PuitoU, Fisher, Warhop, Kirk, Vlox and Yerkes. LelivGlt, Evans, Jack Knight, Phe-lan, JNIcMiUan, Livigston, Stroud, Knotzer, Beebo, Falkenlnirg, LolHeld, Griggs, Fournier, Jack Quinn. Jack Collins. Wado Klllifer, Otis CranduU, Barton Dubuc, Fromme, Ilouck and Tom Hughes. . TIRE TROUBLE every motorist encounters. Wo can help you save on shoe bills if you patronize us for VULCANIZING Bring tho tires and tubes that you thought damaged beyond repair to us. Ten 'to one we- can fix them^ up ao that they will give you months of service and save the purchase price of new shoes. Lethbridge Tire & Repair Station F. B, McKinnon, Proprietor OPPOSITE BANK OF MONTREAL 305 Sixth Street S. f Lethbridge, Alta. Phone 495 "SERVICE THAT SATISFIES" We Handle AU Standard Tires and Tubes. � Buy First Class Repaired Tires, $12.00 up. > fFrom Our Own CorrcsDond-int) Taber, Aug. 26.-Taber's sixth an nual Horticultural Exhibition was held in tho curling rink on Friday, Augu,st 23, and passed off most successfully. Dospite the dry season and the ravages wrought on some gardens by roaming and adventurous cattle, the number of entries was greater than ever before and tho quality of the exhibits as good as any in the past. Among the largest exhibitors In the flower department were Mrs. W. Wal ker. Mrs. N. Blue, Dr. Hamman and Mr. Fred Powell, and in the vegetable department, Mr. Norman Lorby, Mr. D. Markin, Mr. H. Hammer, Mr. AnnI bal and Mrs. Resko. The Woman's Institute, under whose auspices the exhibition was hold, had the rink tastefully decorated with flags and bunting. And throughout the afternoon and evening served Ice cream, cake and sandwiches. The executive of the institute, conslBting of Mrs. Talnter, Mrs. Roi> Inson, Nrs. McColl, 'Mrs. Vlckery, Mrs. Myers, Mrs. Iby, Mrs. Wilson and Mrs, Blue, deserve special mention tor their efforts in connection wHh the exhibition, ' In the evening a fine program wt^s provided by local talent, solos being rendered by Miss Anderson, Miss Vivian Holman and Miss Kathleen Rowley, a duet by Mrs. Vlckery and Mrs. Groig, a quartetto by Mrs. Vlckery, Mrs. Phllps, Mrs. Groig and Mr. Bailey, and recitations by Miss Pon-tolla Russell, and Miss Jan Malo. An excellent address also on "Community Building" was delivered by Mr. J. Harper Prowse, The full prize list of the oxhibitlon will, we undorstand, appear next week In tho Taber Times. Tho following are tho awards in tho garden contests; . 1, Best orrangod and cared for house grounds, 50 foot trontago or less-lat, n, a. M, Todd; 2nd, Thos, ^Phllps. ^ 2, Boat arranged and cared for house ground on frontage of 50 feet,and 1-2 acre-iHt, Mrs, 13, S. Hunljodb'; 2nd, Mrs. F. W, Powell, 3, Best arranged and, caroil for Uousc grouuds, over 1-2 acre In oxrttnt-1st, Mrs. Hammer; 2nd, Mrs. .Wallwr. i. Best yciiotttblc \,9,v