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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta rUIDAY, FEBHUAUY 8, U5H8* THE -LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD "BRINGING UP FATHER" PAGE THREB By G." McManus PLAYimS, T Miller Huggi'ns Not Likely Use it, So Much-Yanks Tried 28 Times in 1917 to Under the , Muggins ailministration the Yankees are not likely to use the sqneeze.play ns tieaucntly as they dlcl �when their altuekr was directed by "Wild BlU" Donovan, Jliller James is a slight believer in the stiueeze as a means of scoring, employing it only six times Inst year and so winning tVo game:-;. iUtgh Bezdek, the Pirate chieftain, likos the sqneoze, and his men worked it aiiccesst'ully eight times (hiring tho year. When Jimmy Callahan was the Corsair commander the Pittsburgs got away witli tlio play twice. Pat Moran's Phillies worked the squeeze on their opponents twice, and so did Chribty Matliowson'a I�eds. Oeorge Stallings' Braves used the play once, but the Superbas, under Wllbert Robinson; the Giants, under .lohn Mc-Oraw, and the Chicago Cubs, under Fred, Mitchell, ITad no use for this scheme as a means of acquiring runs, and never once tried it. The only double squeeze of the year In 4jie National league wasiworked by the P,li!llies at Hie Polo.grounds In the sixth inning on April U", and became a xloublQ squeeze because Jeft Tesreau tninhled to the ground in picking up Oeorge Whitted's. bunt. Bancroft had scored by the time the ball reached the Now York pitclrer, and' Stock followed Davy homo when he aa\j' Tesreau jjn tlie turf-a wild throw from a .slttiiKf "jjosturo making Milton's voyage to the plate easier. Uuggihs" Cardinals were the only National league team to win games with the squeeze, gaining a victory over the Pirates on July 4 and one over the Reds on September 9. On the Ilrst named.dattj Gonzales squeezed Criiiso in from third, and on the last named date Meadows dld'the bunting and Gonzales the " running. The opposing batteries were Jacobs and Schmidt and Toney and Wingo. BUI Donovan's Yankees worked the .gqueoze seven,more times last season than did all the eiglit National league teams. , They got away with the trick :;8 times, winning three games with the plaj' ,and saving themselves one shutout. Tliq triumphs were over \Vashlng],on, on April 19; over lloaton, on .nine 20, and 'over Detroit, on July 22, tlio three opposing batteries being Johnson and'Alnsmlth, Leonard aiid 'Phomaa and El^nike and Stallage. Malsol ami Miller collaborated in the squeeze play that defeated the Senators.' Nunamaker and Pipp \yore the heroes In the triumph pver the Roil Sox ajid Marsnna and Pipp starred when the Tigers wore beaten.' Urban Shocker was the batsman in fpu* of tho Yahkeca' 28 successful squeeze plfiys. Lo^' Magee In four Lea-llo NuAaniaker in throe, Fritz Mni^el in three, Roger PecklnpaugU in three, iughey High in tliroe, Armando Mar- sans In.two, Elmer Miller in two, Norman Cullop in one, Al Walters in one, AVfllter Ale.\ander in one and Joe God-eon in one. The teams the Yankees of 1917 worIco(t-tho squeeze agalnA were Detroit, eight times; Washington, seven times; Boston, tour times; Philadelphia, three times; Chicago, three times: Cleveland, ^twice, and St. IjouIs, once. tn two of the successful squeezes pulled by Pitcher Shocker he bunted on wliat would have been hi* third strike-on June 20 and September 11, against Philadelphia. Mack's batteries on these dates wore Schauer and Haley and Noyea and Meyer. GREAT GAWIE IN OOUBLE^SERIES Mercer and Wallis Won by Narrow Margin-Dominions Beat the "Y's" HOW GOOD IS mis IN SPIDER WOLFE FANS ARE ASKING Ranks With Harrison, So  a Chissy Bout is Coming Up -Tait Match Mercer and Wallls took two out of three games from Sloan and Uebor-setzlg in tho doubles competition al the Dominion alleys last night, but the latter were high Jn total pins, getting 96'3 to 055, oW eight pins to tho good. It was a great game, and (ho result was ' not decided until the last frame. Mercer and Wallis fell down In the second game which they lost by 4G pins, and although they had a lead/of 38 in'the first and third It wasn't good enough. Sloan and Sherlock Wallis split even for high total with 501. Sloan had high single game with 194 although Wallis was tramping on his heels with 193. Tonight AIrd and RaymoniU will meet Williams and Jennings and on Saturday night Green and Clark will lake on Irwin and DeManbey. Lust night's scores: Sloan......... l�;i 1,94 144-501 Uebersetzlg .... 150 132 174-4G2 Mercer .., Wallls ... ;!l.9 320 31S-963 149^ 129 17C-454 193 151 157-501 342 280 333-955 .Dominion* Beat "Y" A team of Irundlers from the "Y" took oil * > : : : ? * >  PRIZE FIGHTS IN N. Y. ARLILLEGAL New York, Feb. S. - Justice Heii-drick ill the supreme court here tod% ^declared tho New York state anti-Pprize rtghtlng law constitutional \vhen-he dismissed a writ of habeas corpus obtained by a bOier wlio had been arrested for taking part iri a bout to whicli an admlsisioii fee had been charged, )t was claimed tlie boxer did not know the audience had paid to see the exhibition. i "When a mut\ participates in a sparring match it seems t,o .me quite reasonable to presume that he must know whether he is giving the exhibition gratis or whether he receives compensation," declared Justice Hendrick". "it the latter, it Is only a stop to the presumplion that he must know the sources from which the money is received. If there is no admission fee, no offense la committed. If there is a tee it is so nearly a part of the' exhibition as to render the'ljarticlpant amenable to the penalty preapribed. "Sparring In itaelf is not inherently .wrong. The legialaturo has not undertaken to declare it so. Nor is sparring as^u exhibltlou tor money in ifselt an Dickson ., Needs ... Freestone Vrey ... . Shover ... , 739 G9Sv 690-2133 Dominions ____ 136 123 ' 595-454 , .. 130 125 153-414 ... .104 145 165-474 .. 131 158 148-^437 . ... 178 170 177-525 DEATHS IN IT. S. SPORTING WORLD PAST 12 MONTHS ' 745 721 838-2304 of ,a motor ia a great help when repairs are necessary whether you do.them you'raoU' or have someone do them for you, it'moans that the ougliie'is ottsy to take down and set UP, ami you are not paying out a lot of money for time. It also moans that there uro not a lot of parts ito got: out of order, . THE MITCHELL ENGINE IS EXTREMELY SIMPLE, - Bijou Motor Parlors THE HOUSE OF SERVICE FIFTH STREET SOUTH . .V LETHiRIDGE, ALTA#> / Soldier Johnny Shaw, boxer; David Bisphnm, jr., A.^T. Huniphries,. jr.. Major B. B. I^ewls, ; all gentleman jockeys; AViUIam Lacken, hockey player. ' . Died From Natural Causes 'Boxing: Gharlea. White, referee; Ro*art Fltzsimmona. Les Darcy,' DicU Roche, backer ot John Li._Sullivan; Bob vornon, stakeholder; Al Palzer, klllad; Join* L. Sullivan. Bdseball: Tim Mufnane, baseball writer; AVilliam G. Weart, seQrotary of the Baseball Writers' asstf^lation; W. C. Temple, who gave lUe Temple cup and who originated the world series. l^awn tennis and golf: Dr. Jamea Dwlght, called "the father ot . lawn toiinia;" . Aflllle Smith, open golf champion ot tho United States iri 1899. '  . Track athletics: Evert Jansoa Wendell. \ \ ^ Wrestling; Frank Gotch. .j � Thoroughbred racing: Schuyler L,-Parsons, Philip J. Dwyer, Oscar Low-isohn, John Hugglns, trainer: Arthur' Redtern and Joe McCaUey, jockers. STARTLING FACTS OF CAHLE CO. WAR TRADE BOARD (CoNTiXTiEi* rnoM Front Paoi) duslries as distinguislied from those of a loss essential character. . '). To investigate and keep records-of the country's stock of raw materials, partially finished products 4nd finished products, and, when necessary, to direct their distribution so as to obtain ihe best results In the National Interest. 6. To consider and recommend methods " of curtailing or prohibiting tho use of fuel or electrical energy in the less essential iudWf'tries. 7. To direct priority in tho distribution of fuel, electrical energy, raw materials and partially finished pro- j\ducts. S. To investigate generally conditions of'trade, industry and production (except.food production), and to make recommendations wlth^regard thereto. 9. To work in co-operation with Toronto, Feb. C,-Sensational evidence was heard today at Osgoodc Hall in connection with the liquidation of the BritLsh Cattle SuplJly Compan.v, Ltd.. which was incorporated a year ago, with a capital ot $2,500,000, and after an existence of eight months went to smash. A reference is being taken by the mastcr-in-ordinary. The company was incorporated in February, 1917. It started with an authorized capital, of ?2,500,000, which was afterwards doubled. Tlios. A. Neeley, R. H.-McElroy,-M. P. P.; the Canadian war mission at Waah-G. P. McHugh, C. ,R. ftlcKeown were j lugton and tlirough that mission or EGAN VIAS BEST OF IT 4  � {'r^ ,� �> � � JJilwaukee, Wla., Feb. S!-Joe' Egan, Boston / WoUorWoight boxer, Inst night had a slight' ^Bhado over Bryan Downey, of ."Chicago, at the end of aot6u roun^ no' (iQclsion conte8t,''nc-cordipB to sporting writers. CALGARY SPIEL Following' we're the ' jewelry winners at the Calgary bonspiel: Grand . Aggregate-A. .McKillop. �Brewery Trophy - 1, A. Mclvlllop, CIvIcb; 2, ^lowan. Macleod; 3, Aird, Letlibrldge; 4, Miller, Civics. " Robjn Hood (Grand Challenge)-1, Aird, Letlibrldge; 2, Saddlngton, Banff, 3,,'PoIIe, High River; 4, McLaws, Civics. Bu!'ns Trophy-1, Edgar, Innisfail: 2, Shortt, Olds; Andrews, Granites: 4, Coutts, Civics. Tucketts Trop!i.v-1, Jliller, Civics; 2, Brett, Banff; 3, McKlllop, Civics; 4, Featherstone, .Nanton. A. McKillop. Trophy-1, Begert, Castor; 2, Stewart, Macleod; 3, Campbell, Ded Deer; 4, Harper, Youngstown. Purity Flour (Visitors)-1, Edgar, Innisfail; 2, Stewart, Macleod; 3, Sad-dington, Banff; 4, Begart, Castor. D. E. Black Trophy-1, Brett and Saddihgton, Banff; 2 Shortt and Good-er. Olds. Premier-1, Stew'art, Macleod; 2, Bowness, Cranbrook. ^ Consolation - 1, Gardiner, Civics; 2, Gates, Oyen; 3, Gushing, Thistle; 4, Bryant, Granites. CURLING A good start was made in the play tor , the Wright shield' competition. 'There was aoine fine curling on the ice and some of the most judicious criti-clem offered from the ^ench skips who are always winners and can see shots that the short-sighted skips on tho ice Jiave overlooked entirely. That ia one advantage ot Billing while, you think. Tlioro was the usual dog fight in the waiting room to fill in the odd moments between ends. Carberry won from Spalding in n thirteen-end tussle, Kitchener won also.' 'I^eech won from Wales, Marra iN'on from McNabb and Hamilton won from Nicholson. ( The Colts competition will be started tonight. There are live rin^s Ih the play with the following players; Guilbault, Oxland, Miller, Harry Smith, Bklp.  . H, G. Clarl:, Wilcox, Murray and Dr, Glbsdn, skip.' R, Livingston, Tlioobald, Cameron, and W,^ h. McKenzie, skip........ Jud. Virtue, J.w Taylor, A. V. Gibbons andf R. A. Smith, skip. Jas, Livingstone, Cumralngs, Alns-worth aiid J, C. HendTy, skip. ; The weather havlnig turned colder brought Joy to the curlers and evdiy-tblhg lobka goo(^ foi- the bonspiol starting Monday. Every effort will bo made fo wind up the Wright Shield games by Saturday. , ' the lollowing games will be played tonight: Leech vs Carberry,,Nelson vs l:Aird, KirkUam vs Davidson, rMoKenzie va GlbBou. ' : MORAN-FULTOiy POSTPONio Denver, Colo., Fob.'^7.-Postponement ot the 20 round bout between Frank jWoran and Fred Fulton at New Orleans' from February 83 to February 26 wag announced here tpday by Fulton's manager. FmUoh's. bout' here nextVMonday night with Tom McM�U-on ,was given as the reaaou for the rpottponemout. fAI�K HARRY HbllMW^^lilir' ;