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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 4, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta ;1 fie-. THE LETIIBRIKGI? JOATLY KKRALD Thursday December 4, 1913 SENSATIONAL YEAR ON THE BRITISH TURF M. PINCH HITTER A FAILURE "DECLARE MOST LEADERS SAY THE GAME HAS BEEN KEPT CLEAN BUT IT IS NOT. DESIRABLE Ittnnipeg, Dec. announc- ed from police headquartezs today tbat they had been instructed to pul a ban 03 any morf prolessionil bov.- eshibiiious ia Winnipeg. -'They cl.iiiu that fte had Nice Thing to Send One In lor a Pilch. er If You Have or McCor- mlck-to Bat and a Walter Johnson Flnlih the Game. (By' -Billy Evans) IB the pinch 'bluer a A majbrlly rf ruanasers looli on the pinch bluer with favor. Others' em- much he- MAHMOUT NOT DEAD Minneapolis, Minn., pec. Alahniout, tho Bulgarian wrest- fer, reported soine lime .ago 4 as hsving been alliedTin bat- tie, in the Balkan war, U allre. A letter to ibat effect was ceired from Mahraout yesler- day br Henry Irsllnger, an Austrian. .3, bmi kept prttty clfac here 'tjpl'or. tie not so mui IB unciesirahle. [arlt'cuterh" oa ac- ic3Use they favor It. but faa-.I A c- count o! tue fatality at Calgary lustjdora expats it. 1 Jjnoft' one major' it. 1 MJintner. Luther McCarthy wbo has been sue- ilHM-______' cessful with pinch hitlers, yet be iiv BOSTON AMERICAN CLUB SOLD Joseph tartmn Buys of Mc- Alecr, McRof and Stahl York, N.Y., DM. Eicnl of President James 8, Secretary Robert McRoy and Jate former manager, owner- ship Interest in the Boston American league club Is said on good authority bere last night to have been effected through the sale of Xbeir stoct, saling a half interest in the club, To Joseph Lannin, a Long Uland real es- tate man. for upward of December 10, H is said, the formal transfer will be effected and new of Siccrs elected..- The other half of tbestoc- k is own- ed br General Charles H. Taylor and His son, John I. Taylor, and the pro- bability is (bat John I. Taylor will be ejected to the club's presidency, an office from which he retired in 1911. ors the abolition of the practice That Is a. ralher radical procedure, and 1 Ttiihhold'lhe name'of the manager, so that be'can-escape the censure tbat no doubt would be heaped upon him from many 'quarters. Pinch -hilling has become a rninls with a greal many leaders. Any time a bit means' a run or two. even thouah It is esrly in the tie pinch hitter is rushed into tie battle. If he conies through with a hit, eveiy- tbing i3 lovely and the manager Is looked upon as a cunning strategist- Women Favor the Long Tennis Matches to Short .Ones IC'be fails, which is the case In Ihe majority of attempts, and dire rsaulls follow the removal ot this or that then the .manager roastc-i! tor mailing Ihe arivtt. Stldem Mikts Hit How. .many pinch, hitters can drive the. bill safely more than -once in four limes at bat? Regulars who can bit .333 for the nmsl get lie. ARROW Notch COLLAR. Faked a '.Telegram to Try and Rattle Star Rugby Player There has been considerable tation going on in the ranks' of tie the game women tennis players of thex. United Stales during the last and 'started -Nicholls, Navy was handed a telegram since the season has closed in regard to the ruling-ol the National Lawn which said bis father was seriously requested'tim to start 'la- Tennis association which says that mediately him. The initials were 'averites Had Bad Time of it in All Big Races One ot the most sensational years n this history ot the British turf losM last week at Manehestor when he cu'rUlu vras runs down on the "fiat" racing season. Bellors retired j to "winter" Qiurters ruefully looting bankrolls and that the was over, for of the 38 ffiott races not a single Kortd, and the odds against moil of the itlnnen were aultt hope- leit from the poltt of view of the backer who not dlspoxd to throw away good money on '-'long shola." Craganeur Olaqualificd. The disqualification of tie Derby winner Crajanour, tbU iwarding ol the race to the 100 to 1 shot Aboyevr, and the puliliiE ftbwn 6( King George's horse Ammer In-ihB same race, would have teen sensation.enough, for oca year, but there Vas also the suffrage outrage In tie Ascot gold cup which iredoubtwiir robbed August Betaonfs Tracerj- of that valuable prize, the un- expected defeit of toat animal In Jcckej- club slakes the tbe of _ had been refused for him, and the equally amazing defeat of T. Pllklnglou's had been sold to S. B. Joel fo} J2JO.OOO. Open! SenutioiuMy. Tfce season opened In sensational 'it in tlie first big race of 'the 'avls'a veil-backed candldatb war' disQuallfied for rou the Lincolnshire handicap nwatded lo tie 100'to S THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAS nSSTALLBD SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LOOCI TOUK Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance PoHdw or other valuables ia one of these boxes rrmrwni INFORMATION fTn.r .ethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, Mgr, Annapolis, .Md., Dec. 3.-An ioci dent In connection with the Army football eiine. in New Vott on Prince Pauline two days after the ,-...._____ij t- p. Saturday is being investigated by ni- val academy authorities. Just .befcJe tieso naturlallv include mind doub- hall eaffl'once in every three times at the plate. 'They have 154 games BROWN MAY (3Ef THE. BERTH .Chicago, slock of Sior- 'decai UrOR-n for manager of tbe Cln- cinnaU baseball club advanced a few a.letler was rc- celved at: the headquarters of the Cvife atatios that .the owners "of. .lise Reds already have decided on The report was denied by August Her- president oE the clab, accordC ipg to .word from and Brown h'imself said that he-had no In- formation on the sabjsct. COSTLY STADIUM FOR CHICAGO 'Chicago, 111, Die. civiV hou5e ctadiutn on thb programme of tie -newly-organized Sportsmen's cjtlb' o! America will cosl according to James A- Pugh, presi- dent of the organization 'who talked of the project.today. -It Is proposed to erect structures on Ihe Jake in which to reach suca an average, ft 'is foolish to ask a pinch hitter to deliver lo that' extent, who may be Isent to tie Plat? only once over third or., fourth Practice trains in whica women play, .and not those ol midshipman sUtcca lie did not connect the signature with side r Berrildon The of his .relatives. .The teltgram :eiceptlonally busy early in the sea Baltimore, while Nicholis'. son and Ihe disqualification ot severa I in Spartanburg, S. other-well fancied' candidates in ml he-felt-some aniiely until' backers. Ms father was in good' fhall be of the best advantage sela two o-Jt ol .Host, of thft women players are decidedly against this and bold that-wheu It was made there were comparatively lev? playing and that they played so litUe they could not stand a three _ out ot live set match. health. If tbe telegram was the -work of some' one who wished to weal-en the Xavy team, as bas been troubles the The quoen prize at Kemp to Rlroll. '-who starled nlrnos dless ut 100 to 8. the N'ewbun ig'cup to Aldegor.d at 20 to'l, lh cup to The Guller at 40 to 1 Those in favor of the three In five Kicloii, naturally would .have Kempton Jubilee- slakes to Ab set match seem lo ut of- tae opinion -Gsell that things have changed great. as upon him devolved selection oi: Navy's play. deal In tbe last decade and tbat the, jtWsllipnlan c. J: McRearay, tfavy number of women .players has in-, ,who WaV nut out ol Satur- Ihe creased amazingly. They furthai; Jute at 33 lo 1. Few Americans Win. did poorly In th which ended todH. H" in particular had sequence of second the regular who is in tbe game point to the fact that in tbe o, u iuiu every day !s keyed Ihe tbe average" woman player, may SurgroVs' say be hardly heart-breatUnE pinch.'hitter, sitting on the is [compete in tournaments throughout wouW fjt foj: inside'ol Ior Be Jusl'ths 'opposite. the [the. summer and naturally, .enough and'Will not able to me_ans .compensated. August B pWcb-Mller fails, to deliver'more than j in better physUal'cV-aS'-Ion.'an'd can .pan'in winter. riiont's, Trace rj-, promised looe, in r-iVp' in to the Dlacc and -'__J IKX nliatnninn.of tnc iear. out OaOv'ul- Ihere are (ew pilciierc who could do much In Ihe recent world's series, Connie Mack was criticised for his failure to uae'a pinch hitter in the ninth inning of the second same. Connie Mack is a great manager, Ihit Know. He is only human and .mafces mistakes, but i6 ihy very- humble make one In that instance. I recently read where he was quoted as faying he do the same thing great many women who can play recover the Dwlght P. Davis lawn tennis cup, held By America- Norman Make effort .to Regain won or lost by many cases doring the season passed which proved to be anylhing but the survival ci-thu fittest. Ills Melbourne, Vkipria; Dec. well known fact thit-there'are wjll make anolher attempt to 'or thr'ee with moderate horse, CUP'but the; royal livery uas not seen t i'advantige. Tbe one .outstanding an mal ot'the yt-ar is Dermoi 51cCo moni's phenomenal 2-year-old Th front in connection with tbe sjslemjover I bclUre.lt. H will away form for a couple, of sets, ot water front parks which are part of be recalled that tbe ninth inning but could never last in; a" three out 'tbe "city b'eautifor Ulan. of .the second game, the Alhletics iot fivo match. WpESTLtR WALKER WINS Ven.couver, B. C, Dec. middleweight wresiler of Canada, de- feated A. Tabusadzy, claimant of Ihe rtnssian heavyweight In a handicap match bere lonfghL The Russian undertook to throw Wal- ker twice within an hour, but Walker was CO pounds-lighter, won a fall and the match in 35 minutes. had men oh first and third with no one- out. It looked like a sure run j and tfce up to tbat time! neither clnb had been able lo score, so masterly was tho pitching of MathOTfson and Planlt. "i Choice a Good One. Jack Lepp, tba catcher, tho next-bluer. In 1912, Lapp was re- garded by many as Ihe besi hilling catcher in the American league. Last year be slumped In his bitting. All year be nit the ball on the nose, but n bard luck. It would not bave been a vise plan to remove as I the affair, for Lapp bits the bill bard, and even it he failed to get It aafe, he might iill a long fly. He didn't, o that offered a point lo cril- j not a good hitter by any means, there are rorse batsmen than Eddie- Plank. He bad looked good RUGBY GAME FAILURE IN U. S. 'You Don't Know the Gams" It the Blunt Criticism of All-Slicki Seattle, Dec. Amer- ica Is a big disappointment to the champion rugby players from New Zealand. During their games in Cali- fornia they downed ..the teams, but the victories, as. .one of them were "nothing to wrile.home.Bboiil." Golf, tennis, polo and a few other sporfa may know, but our rugby teams art sadly "deflcienL In pointing out pur weaknesses the unwavering candor-ot the British co- lonial comes lo their aid. don' kntfw the was the frank dec --_- .______laratlon of the spokesman of th< against on former tripa to! visStora. He went on to say the Call the plate.- He was certainly worlh fomia teams bad not developed tbel taking a. chance on. Perhaps" the one thing tlial kept Mack from using a plocb hitter In place erf Plank was the wonderful ar- ticle of ball the veterans was pilch- Ing. Imagine irnal would hive been forward play properly. And the pres reports say, he "deplored the rougl tactic: of Ihe American be declared', "are-no conlent lo rely upon skill and stamln alone for-victory. In other words Telegraph, wlio. won all bis races wil superlative, ease. In a year ot good year-olds, and who-; Is; 'already screaming Jib! favorite for neil ye jderby. McCalraont was ottered ELECI OFFICERS HARLES WESTLEV IS NEW PRE- SIDENT KEEN CONTEST FOR SEVERAL OF. FICES The Sons ol Eosland turned out in nil force last night at their tegular, letting, ihe special business of the tssfon-'being the .annual election'of racers. Great interest was taten, Imost'evtrj office being keenly con- rsted.' UFO. 0, IfetlEy was circled o the oflico of president by acdama ion and the full list o! officers tor 814 Is as .follows: 1'ast President-rF. T. liobius. Vice-I'tesidenWr. Oslanl J; Gibson. Financial Redman. Recording Parsons. Managing Smith, J Forman, J. Huggett, 'l'i Carpenter J. Flack, Kealey. Inntr Clear. Outer Carr. Crajg and Lover :ng. Au.dttoK.-J. Dartlctt, T. Fetterly, .0. Deiariyl J. Kaunch, jr. A largefy signed petition from Cardston praving'far tlie institution of a lodge thr-rc'iras read araidsl much and a motion pass- fd Grand Lodge, to Issue the. charier. Ths lodge will hold a sniolfing con- cjrt on Veintstey, the 17tli ihst.; when all .members arc invjted 'to al- and brings Iri'end. To The Old Home In Scotland, England and the Continent can be mide at the lowtit cosl. Largo new steamers. Weekly sailings. Keserve. ac- commodations now. For full information ask au; railway .or steamship agenl. or, H. E. LIDMAN, General Agent. 349 Main St. Winnipeg, Man. SUFFOCATED BY GAS Ont., Dec.. Booth, a mlddloaeed carpenter, was found dead in Ms room this morning, suffocated by gas. friends here claim that lie bad properly and rela- tives In Calgary. Outdoor Sports in tbe Git Winter Time. We're proud of our in- vigorating Canada for ifc builds up we men of the 'North. "Ulstei'fl and Overcoats here of the true Semi-ready Tailor- ing at to And the Science of Heat that tiieseare healthier than skins and furs where the clinmtic conditions are change- able. 'The Semi-Ready Store Block, Lethbrldge. Bald of'Mack had this sltuallon the e'.emc-nt of good, clean sportsman because of a aubatUute for ship has not been highly developed In The B'jbElltute having failed to drive ('American rugby." lo tbe run that was needed to win, It Tl.'jse men oro not.losera. was necussary to send In a pitcher j tactics" have c'oat them ho games; In In. place of Plank. Bender having fact, Ihere have not even teen any worked in Ihe opening game at Xftw close scores to arouse- bitterness or York; It was out of tbe question lo anlraoalfy. Before making their critl- USB him. .Thus Mack would hive jclsms they played team learn, o .call on one of his kid pitchers, i and they, are fafr lad a .kid pitcher been vised, and breo runs, made off bis delivery, as were made off Plank In the tenth, rfack would have been Jevcrely'crit. claed for putting a youngster into such an emergency In the big aeries. Mack had A lot to think about when (hat situation .came up, and he dad lo Ihink ciuickly. 1 bellevo. -'ic did a prelly good job, even though llul game which seemed won was lost. hooked passage for -Europe and will compete in the British and continental tournaments. 'They 'will thus be able to round into form lor, the International contests? and Anthony V. Wliain'g .of New '-Zealand, who this year defeated Maurice E. SIcLough-n ,of San Francisco for the cham-tionsbip of GreaUrirltaln, announces bal be will be available' lor the Davis cup he dow'pol need tto- money and declares that lie would not accept. trice that amount i REWARDED FOX'S DARINC A fox, started from a drain by Iho Cheshire -hounds during a meet at Church 51 Inshull, made a desperate tor freedom by leaping tlie para-t'jt of a bridge. -He had left. tbe fields. .pursued by ft terrier, but crossing Beam Bridge, over the Weaver River, found face to face w'ith-a pedestrian. SVIlhout a moment's hesitation tbe fox sprang over the'brldge wall Into Ihe waler, twenty feet below. So Impretted were th'j sporlamen by the animal's desperate resource that" they rescued him from the stream and then set him at London Clote. BOOKMAKERS SENTENCED Toronto, Ofil., Dec, Tho police majlslralo today sent W. Cirlln and John Gagen, convicted of acting as bookmakers to ten and forty days In jail. No Hoes will be allowed In Tho agalnat 8. O'Erien, Fred ''Elliott and George McFarlane were '.adjourned for a weefc. 1 An Acceptable Ilf HEART OF CITY HOTEL SAVOY SEATTLE Jre Siorin of Solkl Ce-fort" In c'cn tre of Uii ir.il stem o.i belli ccECtee.Jtc and matblc. ECKOPWS Jl ixr r" t't "P Fall And Winter Excursions Berthing UsU Now Open Atlractivt fiallings by .Marlout Houtei SUR mmn m MONTREAL, QUEBEC, LIVERPOOL. CHRISTMAS SAILINGS From From Pottlind K MEGANTIC .......Dec. 6 Dec. 7 TEUTONIC ........Dec. 13 Dec. 14 mo. I NEW YORK ite Star Line Nov. 20, Cedrlt, Dec. t, Baltic, Dec. 11 Celtic New York, Southampton, Plymouth ft. long Nov. 19 anil Dec. 13. MAJESTIC Nov. 25. OCEANIC, Deci 5 New York, Dec. :I2 "Qucenston. '.Liverpool Sov-lS arid Dec. Arlbit I lie t. -MiSar.tlC- Sri; thi largest steamers in .the Canadiar Trade and embody all tho and luturiea of up-to-date travel. Thb Teutonic, Canada and Arabic ar( termed One-Class Cahin Ships 01 which passengers have the best ac CTmmodaUois at Second- rales. Comfort find economy com b'incd. For rates. Other Sailings, Illustrate: Booklets, elc., apply lo nearest mil way or sleartishlp agent or write W. M, McLEOD, Canadian Weitcrn Passenger Agtnt 333 Main St. Winnipeg LOCAL AGENTS- S. B. MITCHELL, C. P. R. AGENT.. Ask about our Nino Cruises to Pat ania Canal and Indies or Medi errancan Cruises lo. the Ita! and Egypt. THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY, LIMITED PETR03KEY MATCHED WITH BENZ SHRUBB DEFEATS ST. IVES Sydeny, Australia, Dec. Rlmitib, the English profeeslonal mld- dle-dlslance runner, defeated Henri St. Yves of France In a.10 mile race at Glace Bay tonlghL Snrubb held a safo lead throughout. Ills lime 51 minutes Jour seconds. Untie, Mont., Dec, this i afternoon I'ttroakey of San' Francisco and of ttutlo were signed up for a IZ-round boj- Ing conteEt in Ihls city on December 18. the boys agreeing lo make, 1ES pounds at S CATARRH .Of THC BLADDER Christmas For Your Friends in the Old Country Hadson't Ifett Scotch .WhUkey in Fancy Jug, Freight aod Duty There are many U'lng nere who would like their frlendi acrots lio ttt lo receive a'botlle of Hudson's Bay Whis- key for Chrlstmaj, but been deterred from sending owing to Hie complicated reKulitloiut. ,Wc will deliver Freight and Duty piW to any addrCM in the VJnlteS Klnkdom. a One- Quart fancy Royal poulton Ware Jug of Hudson's Bay CO ftft tamo'js Procurable" Scotch WhisXey at each h'urc your early (o prompt delivery beinf mitde The Hudson-s Bay Co. After exercise, a bottle of ALBERTA'S PRIDE "Beer. No matter how hard you have played, no matter how tired and hot you may be, a bottle of "Alberta's Pride" will prove a certain revivifter of lost energy cooling, thirst-quenching, satisfying. THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING MALTING COMPANY, Limited PHONE 554 ;