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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 28, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta / TUESDAY, AUGUST 28,1917 THE LETHBRTDGE DAILT HERALD PAGE THREB "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus Big League Baseball NATIONAL Won. Lost. PC. AMERICAN New York....... 75 41 Philadelphia..... 85 40 St. Louis.......'.. fil 58 ''Cincinnati....... 64 59 .520 56 62 .475 B5> 62 .470 43 74 .368 41 75 .353 INTERNATIONAL Richmond 3; Toronto 1. Baltimore 3; Montreal 4. Providence g; Buffalo 3. Newark 4; Rochester 1. ASSOCIATION Toledo 1; St. Paul 4. Louisville  Milwaukee, postponed, rain. Indianapolis-Kansas City, postponed, Win. K Columbus-Minneapolis, played previously. Chicago Gains a Game Chicago, Aug. 27.-Chicago gained a full game on Boston in the American league pennant race today by shutting out New York, 3 to 0, while Detroit won from Boston. The White Sox now are three games ahead of Boston. Shawkey handed tfie game to Chicago in the Beventh. He walked Felsch. GamlH and Schalk nnd Manager Rowland then sent Eddie Murphy In as pinch hitter for Clcotte. Murphy singled to right sending Felsch and Gandil home. Schalk who had gone to third?) then scored on a wild pitch. New York ......000 000 000 0 5 1 Chicago......000 000 iOx 3 8 3 Shawkey, Cullop and Alexander, Nunamaker; Cicotte, Faber and Schalk. Tigers Trim Ruth Detroit, Aug. 27.-Detroit bunched hits off Ruth today and defeated Boston 5 to 1. Hits by James, Cobb and Veach, a base on balls to Witt and a wild throw by Lewis gave Detrol' three runs in the fifth and two more came in the eighth on a base on balls and Burns home run over the left field fence. Boston's run was the result on a base on baits and two hits in the fifth inning. Boston........000 010 000 1 4 1 Detroit......000 030 02x 5 3 2 Kuth & Thomas; James & Stanago. Jbll 8ame Lethbridge-Coaldale Cleveland, Aug. 27.-Washington won a peculiar, game from Cleveland today 11 to 9. Cleveland drove out three pitchers, but so did Washington Playing an uphill game Cleveland took the lead in the fifth, but Morton's poor work accompanied by Harris' error sent Washington in the lead again in the sixth. Johnson was credited with the victory, as Morton wbb charged with the defeat. Washington .. ..033 013 001 11 10 3 Cleveland......121 040 010 9 10 5 Harper, Gallia, Shaw, Johnson and Alnsmith; Klepfer, Coumbe, Morton Coveleskie and O'Neill. Athletics Win by Shutout St. Louis, Aug. 27.-Seibold held St. Louis to four hits and Philadelphia shout out St. Louis today 8 to 0. Set-hold's support was perfect. Not a. St. Louts player got beyond second base. The visitors pounded Sotheron for 10 bits and were helped by three costly errors. , Philadelphia .. .010 002 90S 8 11 0 St. Louis......000 000 000 0 4 3 Seibold and Schang; Sotheron, Moly neaux and Severold. We Have on Hand every facility for quick and thorough Auto Repair Work No delay here In flatting your car ready for service again. to when your machine hae been damaged or become worn send It to us In full confidence that you will not be long without the pleasure of Ite use. YORDY ARRIVES THURSDAY READY FOR FERNIE BOUT Plank Quits; 42 Years Old Ross Leaves For Fernie Thursday-Y.M.C.A. Sending Strong Athletic Team Six Y.M.C.A. athletes will journey to Fernie next Monday to participate In the Labor Day sports in that city. Among them will be Marcus Ounsworth and Packard. Dunsworth has his eye on the big prize for the 100 yards dssh and the man that wins will have to travel to beat him. Young Ross has decided to leave for Fernie on Thursday, and will train in public from then until Monday. Ross Will be in better shape than he was for the stampede bout here. ', Art Yordy, who will be Ross' , opponent in the Fernie bout, will \ arrive in Lethbridge from Great Falls on Thursday evening if everything Is carried out according to schedule. Sporting Editor Barratt of the Great Falls Tribune is looking after the interests of the promoters of the bout at that end. Mr. Barratt states that Yordy is ready to put up the scrap of his young career and he looka for nothing worse than a draw. BATTERY WANTED One of the features of the Etzlkom fair tomorrow will be a ball game between Orion and Etzikom. These teams had practically suspended business for the year but got together for the big game. EUikom wired the sporting editor yesterday asking if a good battery could be found here to go out on the special tomorrow morning to help them out. It was impossible to locate the needed pitcher and catcher, but if anyone cares to go out to do the heaving and receiving they-will be welcomed with open arms. The special leaves Lethbridge tomorrow morning at seven. Eddie Plank is at his home in Gettysburg, Pa., preparing to take a long rest. He confirmed the announcement that ho has retired from baseball. He will be 42 years old the latter part of this month. Plank has been pitching baseball in the big leagues since 1901. He started with the old Athletics, and with the exception of Rnbo Waddell was tho greatest left-hander pitcher that ever performed. NOBLEMEN CIGARS "Made for those who want the best." now sold in three; sizes * Superiores- 2 Invinciblcs- for Coronas- 25c. 8. DAVIS ningdale Canadian Forestry >  Depot in a baseball game, 11   to 9. Princess Mary, Prince  + Albert, Princess Christina, *  Princess Marie and Princess  �0� Louise were present.    As it is generally conceded now that the Giants will capture tho championship in tho National league and either Chicago or Boston in the American, it is but, natural to start speculation as to the comparative strength of the teams that are likely to bo contenders in the world's series. In the east, where they have a chance to see both leagues play and thus get a line on the relative strength of the probable contenders, they say that whilo the Giants would have a great chance to defeat the White Sox, they doubt if McGraw's aggregation could down the Red Sox. Boston Has Five Strong Pitchers The reason for their belief is that Boston has five pitchers, now that Foster has come back, who have been through the world's series mill and have shown themselves to be most capable "money" pitchers. In fact, the entire Boston team is one that plays the best when backed up against the wall in a series in which there is much at stake. They have demonstrated that in the last two series when they trounced the Phillies and Robbins. The style of a game adopted by Boston and adhered to throughout the season, the one-run game, is the very best for a short set-to like the world's series. The Red Sox stuck to It most faithfully when meeting Philadelphia and Brooklyn and were not sorry.; Playing everything safe, they just plugged away, trusting to their own1 defense to hold while that of their rivals crumpled. It never failed. Chicago Is Erratic Chicago plays much the same style of a game, but it has not the reliable defense of Boston. Its pitchers are practically as good, but the team aa a whole is more erratic than Boston, and in a world's series a club must not be erratic. Conceding, however, that Boston would be the stronger champion in a post-season series, Chicago might also walk away with the decision from the Giants, because it must be remembered that not only is the American league a stronger circuit than the National, but the White Sox *ave a bunch of "sailor ball" pitchers who use a delivery the Giants have not had a chance to hit against. Should they stack up against Cicotte, Danforth and Williams in a world's series, thoy will be stacking up against a delivory with which they are unfamiliar and in a series of only seven games that is likely to prove quite a handicap. The Giants, however, will give the American leaguers considerable of a battle, for not only has McGraw a powerful team, one that has a punch, with such players as Herzog, Fletcher, Zimmerman, Burns, Kauff and Robertson, but he also has Home Tery competent southpaws in Ferdle Schupp, the sensation of the National league, Benton and $allqe and it ia a well kppwn fact that neither Boston or Chicago looks any too good agaluit an effective left handw, If there is any one thing that will save the ducks from slaughter this year, it will be the high cost of munitions. Shells have been doing a Zeppelin glide during the past few weeks, and a case of shells which would cost $19 a few weeks ago is now rated at $23. And that doesn't seem to be the end of it. It will be necessary again tor all shooters to secure licenses. These may be secured from game wardens, at most of the hardware stores, and from the A.P.P. Tho daily bag limit for ducks is 30, and for the season 200. There Is no limit on geese. The honkers are protected this year for the first time. Up till this year there was no closed season on geese, but the new regulations provide an open season only from September 1st till Dec. 15. Tommy Ott of Raymond, has secured the shooting privileges of the season at Eighteen-Mile Lake, and is erecting a shooting lodge. Those who bring bedding may sleep there and meals will be served. Shooting tickets for the season will be sold. BERRY OBLIGED A FRIEND Claude Berry of the Kansas City Blues is wondering where he gets off. Jimmy Viox getting his semi-monthly pay check for $100, got Berry to cash it because he was in a hurry to Jump home. Then Manager Ganiel, incensed at Viox's taking leave, fined him $150 and stopped payment on the check at the bank. It's up to Berry to find out how he Is to get his money. Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians and Roger Hornsby of the Cardinals are setting the pace for the shortstops In the two major leagues this season in slugging, stealing bases and scoring runs. On top of this, both players are putting up a wonderful game in the field and both rank with the best hitters in, their respectiTO leagues. Chapman, up to mid-season, staged a hot race with Bobbie Roth one of his team mates, for the base stealing honors in the American league, while Hornsby ranks among the ten leaders in thieving bases in the mother circuit. � �. , In the matter of slugging the ball Hornsby ranks in the select set with Cravath, Cruise, Wheat and Rousch, while Chapman has been holding his own among the leading sluggers in the American league. The mid-season averages showed Chapman fifth among the run-getters of his league, with Hornsby topped by Burns and Paskert in the National. NOTICE Notice should be taken that we, the undersigned, have taken over the shooting lease on the 18-mile lake and anyone trespassing without obtaining a permit from us will be prosecuted. T. E. OTT and N. PARI8, Box 67, Raymond, Alberta PERMIT8 may oe obtained In Lethbridge from J. M. Hendenon (at Wright's Jewelry Store), and W. A. Ott. SLEEPING QUARTERS are available for those who bring bedding, and meals can be obtained at the lake 208-12 OUR STORAGE BATTERIES re the result of years ef experience in battery making and improvement Thoy are without doubt the strongest, most durable and efficient batteries to be liad anywhere at any price. We alBo recharge and repair batteries of all makes at reasonable rates. Starting batteries, lighting batteries or batteries for any or all pur posea are here awaiting you. BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOME OF THE CHEVROLET ACK OF UNION BANK ' HARRY HOLMAH, UgA 17812822 6 71 29710733 ;