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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, DECEMBER THE LETHBR1RGF. DAILY HERALD PAGFv THUF.B "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus I MOST IN THE WtCHEN EVEN Two Edmonton Basketball Teams Invade us Next Week Morton Was Real 1916 Strikeout King Cleveland Pitching Star Fanned 13 Mackmen in One Day Mamaux Struck Out 1 0 Dodgers on August 4. Tii it 1 BIG came produced few atrike- :OUL which pitch era struck out a large number of La Is men. No ancient or modern eLr.ke-out retard of Hie Yankees, (truck out 10 ot Dono- van's men during Ihe opening game at HID Polo grounds cm April 12, and struct out eight more In a. game played Noil Tvilncaa (be op- ining of 'season In Letlibritlge ot 1517-13, Two Ed- monlon teams arc billed to Invade our fair clly. Varsity and an all Blar "V" team calling themselves "Nomas." These will be Ihe f.rst BOU.D5 lor Inc. Alberta chninplon- These teams are making a regular lour of Alberla and are playing Calgary ono day, Ilay3- niouil the licit ond Lclhbrldge last. A local player was in Calgary A few days ago urnl aaiv their team work on I to a stiff prac- tice-. They are lining up Jn good iliapo and a game ViUi them may be arranged Jn the near future. Bert Tailing of laaL'jears local fame Is working hard tor a on their team. Raymond aro now practicing diligently preparing for Ihelr game ncit week with Ed m on Ion and n bomo-Rnd home series of games win immedialely toe fixed for some time in January. Card- stoii arc also reorganizing accord- Ins lo reports. There Is no doulit Wl that-lhe coming p.eaaon will be'one ol the busiest ever held in Leihbridge and wILli the same following as they received last year Ihe local boys arc Intending to make them- selves heard frpjB (or was approached, and only one pitcher la Washington, on September 5. Eddie truck out raore Oian ten men Clcolte of Ihe Chicago White Soi, who Ingle game. gavo the Yankees mnrc last Guy Morton, the uflfortuuate pitcher season than Btruck out ten ot the GLeYclarid Indiana, etriicU out I Yants on September while Elmer 13 members of The Athletics on June Myers, the Athletics" young phenom, 12. ThU was quite an struck out clgtt York Americans despite fact [hat the hapless Mack-1 on September. S. men were the victims. Had as ihe.Ath- I Larry Cheney was the only pitcher were IseL season, th'ey took parti on I lie Brooklyn, league champion who In ouly three games in whiijji opposing could put over more than seren whUfB MEET Has Three Kiiyo This Sea- IS'ow After Billy Weeks .Having firmly established him- In the hearts of the ring of Southern Alberta as a bearcat who can mttap puncriet from the drop of the ha., Young Al Roas be tit: favorite in the New Year's Eve.match with Phil Har- rison, the Chicago middleweight. The effective manner In which Ross disputed of Al Moore on Wednesday night makei him tho opponent of Harrluon, and as Rosa clock has up teveral po'nU Ihe ire up on Ihctr toes for. the fray. fought three battlei In Lethbrfdge this season. All been decided in hli favor by the knockout route. Irrthe with the Norway Dor U four-rounds. In the second with MOnUna Al Moore It took him Tivfc.'SvMIe the return baltlm wjth Moore fatted lesi-than one round. Three mvtehei teh la record for Harrlaan-ft theiflrrt good ever hhporled lo meet Ron. he will dcclcfed when he Row a week from Monday night. Incidentally, the ft.rm wileome the news that are ajiln be- ing mitfe to Brlly Wrtkt, If Friend Weeks don't come thii lime It will, be btcauvc wild oxen couldn't drag .him Into rlnfl wCth Jurt watch for pitchers struck out more than sereri of Mack'E army. There Vere 15 games In the In f- game. Larry had a. run of NEW GOALIES WANTED ..Toronto, Dec. a re- suH of the poor showing oE got I era Hebert ind Brock at Manager Querrle will either sign "Paddy" Mo ran ol Quebec, or Collet I, former goale- oE ex-champion RlTcraldea. strikeouts late la I be seaion, juiL be- _ under the Elraln" In can league In which pitchers alrnck'.thp, picked oft ont more than seven men, and only 11! eight-Bra vea on alrlfces'ln a game play- Eucli contuits In Uie National league. ed In Boa (.on on September 9, and When it Is recalled LliaL there are 16 rllcated "this elffbi slrlkeotit game fire major league teams, each ot which days later, when tbe Plttsburp Pirated played through approximately 164'. were KJimes. it iccms almost rcrairiabla that there were only 20 names In which a pitcher registered more In a a leren Hlrlfceolits. Big Strikeout Garnet FBMT During 'ihi sea a on 24fH 'pitchers Mamaux Big Put Al Mamaui of PKtaburj B track out ten Dodge'rs op Angujt t, am 17 G rover the Pbillies struck oul Dine of- Hobby's bbiB. This Lho only high strikeout game Uie league iliowln'g great Alexander jtttched ''dating the there was only-one Betsonl out game, for every TOGO contests, bff-j Straneely enough National league hand most _ remember at least he could j pitcher who showed, up the In the dozen 'Kanfes big' strikeout games vak a rookie where Ihe 'pitchers on his farprite 1 pitcher on Ibe St. -Louta O C- team had slruck out more than, seven Take the Giants for Instance. Dur: Ing (heir big drives of firjt L7 straight nd later 26 single in a, row, Iherc was not a in which the winning eight whose pitching on the irhoiV.iraa far from being tint-class.' Of the four itrlkeoul gajneB pUchftd In 'tenor1! cV cult thli youth pitched, two, each Red pitcher slruck oul as many as L___.... _ _ _ ._____ men. Nor (luring the pooreal days of itatriktout game aga.Dit the Bravei the Giants' play, when they were the football of Ihe league, did any opposing pitcher .strike out eight of'Lho Harlem- ites. The name of the Giants does not appear In tbe strikeout feats.- The Yflnkee pitching atalt at one time looked the best In tbe and ils supporters in- When pltcberalntentJonally handed sisted they would not trade It for the balls to dangerous hitters crack Red staff yet not Yankee pllcher-coulil rocorrt eight strikeouts, who cane up In the pinches hut sea lvhtch te called a hlgh son many fans loudly proleatcd. The figure" to go by. The Yankees, how- prac'lca became so unpopular ID time ever, did more fancy striking out than the opinion Ihit tho rule makers should apply a remedy. The rale will meet AS oanal this winter and they probably will-consider Lhls matter, but whether they will take action or not rcmalni to be seen. The chief ob- stacle In Ihe way of needed reform li the method lo be employed to curb the pitchers Isaue InLcnllonal A well known umpire, who has studied tha situation carefully, has jDl.ereti.lnB suggestion (hat may find iome the Joint rolej com- mittee. II this: "Irft It be optional with the If Ihe pllcher dellveri four balls out- of Ihe plate BO tba( they cannol be reached the bataman can decline to wa.k lo (Int bue., the pitcher must no It all nver. axaln and If baUtnan dccldei to accept a PASS can take two bases or decline. jimM fa ,el down more than seven men on strikes. CkDtte Ten Walter Johnson, the Boston aud Ames, former Giant ud a of.SLeele la SI- Louis, also rHched a fhlle Maniaui pitched fourth. agalofit Brooklyn, which already haj been menlioned. In the American league there were nine 10-atrlkeoul' games. These "were the best perrornianc'en, next lo MOP ton's 13 Elrlkeout game. Walter John cop figured In of them and the oth er'pitchers In thfs dies were Scott Benz, CIcolLe and WDIiimi of Chi CILJO, Myert ot the AlhlQtlca, of Detroit and Dabe RaLh of the world's ehBmplon Bostone. The Red Sox figured almost as'little In th higL alrikeouL records an the Giants Huth was tbe only member of Carrl fan's crack slaft whose name appear; In big strikeout games, and DO olhei American league pitcher succeeded In fanning more Ihia seTen Bofllons. VERV QUIET TiOndon, official lommunlration Bays Ihero la nothing It Interest to report. As Antidote To National De- Commis- sion is of Thai Opinion New York, Dec. If the pllkhef a tilrd hKcntlonal bueball la an antidote and corrective base on balls wlUlwl lo three out to on. I Ifelnk that this plan will the speed 'of the game aid will slop Ihe Intentional wilk vlUiont further legislation." Thii Idta Is worth cpntUermg, It aeems. lo spiritual Incident to the war, and should be continued, but [it Ihe samo time ballplayers should 'offer themselves "unreservedly and en- ihuslsallcally to the gervlco ot the gical kwvc.ot allied nations." This Is the View of Ihe management of Ihe National ItRseball leagne. He-.> LANGFOflD WINS By KAYO IN SECOND Denver, Colo., Dec. Umg ford knocked out Kid Norfolk, the Panama heavyweight, In tbe eecom rpjr.d of a scheduled 20-round boxing 'lUtch here. Lacgford was the through- out.. The first round wai but with the opening of Ihe second bang- ford plainly had the beil of It, knock- Ing Norfolk, down twice before the knockout blow, which wai a vicious left to IBs Jaw. Norfolk took a count of seven the first time and the second time rose to his feet shakily wlti the count of nine. It is a Good Plan to Have Your Car Overhauled Once a Year ]i K bound to save big repair bills, and maybe acci- dents later on. Now, that the weather is cold and your car is standing idle, is the time. to have it done. then whin the wcalMr warm) up and want your tt la all ready. OUT Repair Departmflrt Cu't Be Beaten You will [iki the work we will do lor you, bnauM It will Bijou Motor Parlors THE HOUtC OF SERVICE FIFTH STREET VOUTH M.TA. LEONARD KNOCKS OUT CHICK BROWN IN WH ''New Haren, Conn., Dec. IJenny Leonard, New York champion llght- we'ght pugilist, scored a technical ._ _______ _ _ ._ _________ _..._ knockout ovw Chick' JJrown, New lutlons to Ilila eltect, adopted at the.Xaven, In Ihe fifth round of a tchtd- recenl meeting of the National league, tiled ten-round bout at Ryan Alh- held In this clly, were announced, The resolutions follow: 'Resolved, That the stress of mind and body Incident lo a war ot Ihe maK- nltude of this, with Ils resultant splr- Itaal depression, requires anil: dole and corrective Ihe contlitmnce of all sane and normal forms of recrem- jllon; and "Believing "that of all such baseball Is the most Important and beneficial, [It Is our purpose lo continue and foster I II so long, at the welfare, of I oar country Shall admit of Its cmtlktt- ance; ami ''Resolved, Thai at the same lime we have solemnly In mind Ihe primary and paramount demands of Ihe and, Indeed, It Is our wish lhal the young Ind firllo manhood of ths urofnslon of baseball ahall offer -llself lervcilly and emhajlasllcally lo (W Mnice.of the great league of k lila ixwr ki jMi." latlc club. After two in tonics oi the fifth, round were gone Brown had been floored for a count ot nine, when Leonard drove his right to Brown's Jaw and then repeated II. Brown got up tral the referee the go. WORLD'S CHAMPIONm" SECONO IN FICLOINQ Pec. The Chicago Ameik-anS, the lhal won (he world's championship, was second In club fielding In the American Leaguo, Boston with a (olal ot being fire lo the good hi thni department 6f ttrt game. This Is shown In the of- r'tt fleWlng averages announced' by B. pmldei't of the teaurge. "Are yon trying to "Yes, I've adnally on so far that IVe qill tplllr.g petvh wltkMl't ECAUSEit is a gift that's of service: because it adds to his comfort, yet subtracts from his expense and because it Iqoks-- and best of its kind, the Gillette Safety Razor is the one Christmas Gift for a man, FOR HIS CHRISTMAS tho world's cliemplon White 9cx 1 landed In the .300 list, thk men being Mnrpliy wllli .3H, Kelsch .308 and Jackson 301. Altogether, 19 players lilt .300 or belter, of theie took pal t. In leas 55 Kamea. ANDCOTY Toronto, Dec. Nlshbor, :he Ottawa aensalional forwnrd, nrho In Toronto with the Floynl rlying Corps, will not plsy for his team when they meet the Torontos here Satur- day night. Nlghbor received a teller last week orderjng him lo report (or practice In OtlAwa.'btlt of conrse, ns he Is In Ihe now this was tnrtler asked than perforrned. H was Imposs- ible for Frank (0 go and therefore he nas been unable to gel In any prac- The other day he received a let- ter from'the' Ottawa management or- dering him to report it the areni Sal-! tarda; prepared to play against the' Torontos, Nlghbor- Informed Ihom j that ho was not (n condition and wcrald 'not ploy. tlSLEPt WAS SECOND TO COBB Official Flj'jrfi Shew St, Lauli Play, er Ahead o< Sfleaker Chicago, Dec. changfl from unofllclal flgircs In American j league' batting ID 1917 was revealed when the official were dvcn oul here, from the olllco ot D. B. John- ton, ot Ihe league, yester- day. Ty Cqhb, wHh .3S3, Is nni-Ispnlsd chimplcm. hit nearest rival among the being Oeotgo Slslei1 of -St.' Trfs Speaker, ot CtaTeltnl tor Mcond place by Jnsl VoM.ttaWWt.lM. Tureemenbwi New York, Dec. the fnlernit- lonfll calch-as-calch-can wrestling tournamcnl here last ntghl, file finish decided as follows: Hans Fucrsl, of Hans Assam, of jrf 13 mlnillf- and SO leconds, combination deadtock hody hold, y' Yoosof'Hussane, of tha fc- featetl Charles Fospisbll, ot BohemU, 11.42, half Nelson'and crotch hbli Sula Hovonpaa, of Finland, .threw Fred Pilakoff, cf Flolanrt, scU- sora and hod? hold. "Strangler" of Leilngtoc. Kr., throw C-oorga Manlch of arm acisaors aad arm ariA'' (Head hold v i "I OTH IB Clifcaro, of the Chicago National baseball club, annoanced at a dinner lo Qrovor Alexander that he. was pre- paring two mora'.basebtfH aurprisei ivhlch Tvould be on a par with his re- cent pirrchnscs of-Alexander, and Kllll- icr from Philadelphia.: A Sensible Present To Give An Aato Owner Is something that will still Ns useful Christ- mas has passed. Our big stock of things naefal about a cbr offers.you a- range of choice at prices that provo that fcal useful gills cost no more than unappreciated presents, BAALIM MOTOR HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BAHK. HAIWY ;