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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta SPORTS SPECIALTIES Daily Herald. 11 lain Probably Be Seen Here Agiln Thl. Stafon _i ,-r MAY GAIN THE PENNANT AGAIN But to Win For Fourth Successive Time In Major League Will Be a Record. Hugh Ambrose Jennings, manager real dope for the fans. In part of. the battle cry of whose specialty is smashing r has a chance to fracture anothf-r record ihis EC. i on. Four time in the A'-eiiean or National leagues nrn n- fact, the only teim in 3or organizations that won four nags :a .1 row was Cojiiiskey's fa- St. Louis Browis -jl oiil enran Association. If Jennings can pilot his jungle- 'r.itn to the top this year he will' h.ii-e accomplished a tnat proved too for Adrian Cuastriiuiiii: An- >--oon the late FraSk Selee, Har- 1'J to 10. Kid Nichols was Boston's tiinger, while for the Orioles, Jofie Corbeh, Jerry Nops, Bill Hoffer, and -Morris Amole occupied the slab. Eleven solid raps, five of them dou- bles, netted the Bostons nine runs in the seventh innings, and won for them championship of 1897. To this day the enthusiasts of the Monumen- tal City, unlike those of other places, speak of the unlucky seventhh. The fourth National league com- bination to win three banners in a row was Pittsburg. The Pirates, commanded by Fred Clarke, topped the list in 1901. 1902 and 1903. The next year they, fell off badly, drop- ping to fourth position. Ahead of were the Giants, the Cubs anri the Reds. Pittsburgh 130-1 record] was .569, that of the pennant winning New York club .693. Last year the Cubs, "with Frank kc Frederick Char.tion Cbrke and Frank Leroy Chance. Each one of these-men was commander of a club that finished in front three years in succession. None of them, however, could .win the gonfalon for the fourth "SILENT" BELL The Lightning Short Stop Wants More Money to Appear in a Lethbridge Uniform and He Will Likely Get Jt. Chance directing them, had the op-j portunity to become four-time win ners, and might have done so had i; rot been for Johnny Kling joining tlv hold-out bridgade. The Wind" City troupe ran a poor second to TSr- consecutive time. Anson had thejatcs and were chance in 1883, Selee in 1894, Hanlon I Corsalrs wnen tlje season i in 1S97, Clarke in 1904. and Chance in ljennings entered't in 1S97, Clarke in 1904, and Chance in 1909. The Chicago team -which car- ried off the honors in 1880, and Points behind the ended. he Ameri- League, that org never knew what it was to hiive a team j 1862, finished second in 18SS, being 41 first more than two years points behind Boston. The Boston !n club led the field in 1891, 1892, and In Chi vgs won tho ban- finished third in the year 1894, Baltimore winnicg the pennant, and Boston turned the trick In 1903 anci Jennings shattered precedent last with New York as the runner-up. piloting the Tigers to the top for the third consecutive time, and now he is out to win another fiag his Royal Bengals. The pacemakers of 1S94, 1S95 and 1S96 were the Baltimore Orioles, one of whom was Hughey Jennings, dis- turber of! baseball records. In 1907 the Bostons wrested the champion- shi title from the Birdlets..who made a. gallant effort to enter the ranks of the four-time winners. The. Mary- landers failed to do so, however, and when the final returns were all in the Boston team's average of victories was .705 and Baltimore .693. The 1897 destination of the pennant hinged on the result of the final sen ies played in Baltimore between the Orioles and the Beaneaters. When this set of games started on Friday, September 24, the Birdlets were on the top rung of the championship lad- der, though their advantage in the percentage column was only one point The first game between'the rivals for the lead resulted in a Boston victory by a score of 6 to i, Charley (Kid) Nichols pitching against Joe Corbett and Arlington Pound. On Satur- day, September 25, the tables were turned, the Hanlonites, with Bill Hof- .fer in the rifle pit, trimming the tribe of Selee. 6 to 3. Fred Mobedanz was Boston's gunner. The Bay Staters captured the'de- ciding game of the series, played on Monday, September 27, by a score of 'CHESTY" GETS AFTER LAST JfEAR'S MEN "Chesty" Cox, the new manager of ie Lethbridge ball team for 1910 is-' i busy.' Contracts were sent out to the fol-, lowing last season's players, whom hej wishes to retain for the Lethbridge team this coming season: Joe Lynch, Ralpb Bell, Si Pieh, Joe Fred Chicken. As the Letbbi'dgej star pitcher, Phil Lei'.i was to- Portland, It will be up to to! hustle a new side-wheeler for his club. Ht says he already has so-ue very! Suod men in sight, and -'i. only} be a few days Deforehe wi.l hive lots! of the Detroit Tigers and inventor Cl-esiy says he does not pvoihNe a. pennant ball club, but he does state that LethbVidge will ha "e ;i fast, cJer.n team, and that there will :10 jnilting his club out of the fiefd We will fight to the last and if we are d, feated rake it like good spj -s. John L Suspicions Of the Big Fight Chicago, Feb. John L, Sul- livan this week: "The match looks fisny to me. it is a long wav Qff and may never be fought The fights are not as honest as they ased to be and when there is as much monev up as there is on this one there is big chance of a fake. Will Jeffries Hck Johnson? NO, not unless John- son lays down for him. Jeffries is na different from any of the other men who have been in the ring.; None of tne.-rest of us were able the ring and come back strong. CTTAWA DEFEATED HAILE faileybury, Feb. defeat- eel Haileybury :h.2-R tonight 8 to A had they evtrj-d in latter half of the game the holders could have cnade the LADIES WILL PLAY HOCKEY AT PINCHER Pincher Creek. Feb. Friday night next a ladies' hockey match Trill be played at the rink here between a team of Mrs. Cornet's choice and one chosen -by the rink management Ev- ery afternoon the ladies of both teams are hard at practice, each side declar- ing they are going to be the winners. A. N. Mowat has been appointed judge of play and J.. H. Schofield referee. The proceeds of the match will go to- ward installing electric lights in the Memorial hospital. It Is almost a fore- ;one conclusion that there will be a arge attendance at this new depart- ure in_ hockey playing. ri.v-ch more one-sided s a on- than A Coming Lightweight JEFFRIES WON'T SHOW IN .THE 'PEG. v Winnipeg, Feb. s. local paper announced that James J. Jef- fries and his big show would perform in_ Winnipeg, there is no truth in the story. The advance agent who tried to secure a place to show was turned and he left the city in disgust is said that the company of athletes asked for a nice little fortune to perform at a local theatre. LONGBOAT AND SHRUBB STILL ALIVE Toronto, Feb. and Long- boat have been matched to race IS miles on the'19th, to be se- lected yet. fl the ]atest fighter to take the in theism Philadelphia. This victory has profesiona] pool. "jack" won the na.j satisfied Denning that he ought to go tiontl amateur 135 pound champ'on 'ni5her np> and to this end the young 2? .classier company Since his advent into the profession a. young Denning has'show up remarkably well. He has xv-nr Z half, dozen bouts latest victory anxious to try conclu- and if a -S bedoe l the "Terrible tbe comes the cham- WELCOME FOR CROFFQRTH. San Francisco, Feb. sport- ing element of 'Frisco is planning a rousing reception for fight promoter James Coffrofc, when he arrives on Thursday, completing his mile journey from England on a wa- ger with Gene Corri. Crofforth kept the press informed of his movements in Europe, and when it was announced he had started home oh a speed breaking trip, the sports.chipp.edjn to'- celebrate his arrive here with -brass bands and red fire. SPORTING SPIRIT. In a league football game in Eng- land in stopping a shot from Camer- on, of Tottenham, Joyce was hurt, and as he lay on the bail tne Black- burn players refused, insportlng style, to take advantage- of the open goal' but assisted the disabled player. ienham lost 2 to 0. TEX'S ULTIMATUM. "Unless Jeffries and Johnson box I for me according to the terms of the' contract they have both signed 'and where I specify, there will be no con- test for the world's championship next Fourth of July." That Is the ulti- rcatum to the fighters, to his fellow promoter and all those who are not in sympathy with plans to hold the big fight at Salt Lake, Utah. Ronnd Street THE CASH STORE Macleod Brothers The Great Clothiers ot (he Great _ Special Saturday Sale IN THE FOLLOWING LINES-- MEN'S CLOTHING In thC u u J and linmgsrand everything that ecu d be des-red in fitness and Ttoy are jus, wha, the par, cu- lar dresser likes in order to appear stylish and trim. Regular value in Fancy Tweeds and Yvorsteds fo'r..... A special line in Blue and Black Serge' reo-n lar vakie for............ Extra good value for in Striped' Grey Saturday only for. A Brown Check Worsted, finest make, ar quality above the average quality in a blue cheviot value These" arc chances you can not afford to pass up. Eememeber we can fit you no matter what trouble you have had before, we have clothing for every shape of man. 'BOYS' PANTS A full range of sizes in Boys7 extra heavy cor- duroy'pants, quality .90c Also 10 doz. Boys' knickers in assorted pat- terns to-go Never Such a Sale of Shirts Men's negligee shirts, all sizes regular for...'.. 75c Men's negligee shirts, all sizes regular and upwards "fa Men's working shirts in extra heavy duck and galatea, regular Sl.OO .60c Cashmere Socks Finest quality black cashmere socks for men, with silk' spliced heel and toe; the 40c quality for........ .25e Men s Irousers At Greatly Reduced Prices Extra heavy working pants. good value at now. Splendid line of medium wt. working pants, reg. now First class trousers for any occasion, quality, Sat, iirday only Men's striped trousers', assort. patterns, wortli any time, Saturday only. The Greatest Glove Offer Ever Given '.We now have 40 floz. men's pig skin working gloves, reo-- ular 7oc and quality that we will offer at the folio win o- Regular 75c for......'.. .30c Regular with gauntlets for 50c Silk Neckwear 25 doz._travellers' samples in all silk four-in-hand ties. assorted patterns, o-0od val- ue for 35c, Saturday only 3 Spring Overcoats of every description from the short reefer to the full length box coat: But we have one line that is-deserving special mention, rn a grey cheviot withv-rsilk facings. Three-quarter length. r These are considered splendid value at aiS.QO; for 'Saturday we are offering these .00 You Can't Afford to Pass TLis Up We will continue ourlmt sale for the bal- ance of this week if the hats hold out The very latest styles and shapes in spring hats at prices-that are a pleasant sur- prise to everybody. Regular for per cent, off M a c 1 THE CASH STORE a c i e o Alberta Block The Great Clothiers of the Great West ;