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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FHIDAY. JANUARY 14. 1921 THE LETHBRIDOR PA fLY HEW AL It Is West Against East In Dis- pute Vow In Full Swing WASHINGTON, Jwn. Gaorge fornWr short- stop and WUH apjxjlntod today muafiir of the Wash- ington American leafue dab. Clurk of the club wnd former mtaitfer, will devotfi himwlf to tho executive duties and scouting for the touiu. BY 1JEK. N3VV YORK, .la.-; :--Tim football tow is on. U dsvelcped over the forward IKISU, and it is a case of East _ run WHSI. 1'a'rry nunwiunn, j Harvard YOIUMI, wnntu the" Ituics Cujiiuuttce to inn a eurli on tho fit'jsires tiecom- pllahed throusH permitting the block-' ing oi.' u I'nrwnrd behinrl the lino (H scrimmage juat air ;i punt may be blocke.i. A pass blocked create a free bull. Discussion of this proposition arises or football men eonjjrogate. (ho quebtion no doubt will come .fooforo the Rul3s CommiKoe In bul doubt if the suggestion be adopted. forward pass has ilonp a deal (or football, and it is strange that there should be a re- action against it. Quite a number of nmn known on the gridiron have supported Haughton. but moat of tho roaches are opposed to any chuuse as regards tho forward pass. Yost' Opposes Haughton "Hurry Up" coach at Michi- gan, is iimon? those who are against tho adoption of the Haughton Yost says: "It has been the tendency of foot-] tall rule makers for several years to make the play -as open :is pnseiblo. I The forward pass is the one biff thins j that doon that, and to make the pass I the team using it must be reaped more hits per nation than has Hnrnsby, with Willie Kaaler of Ilalti- nvore the leader, with -43 hits (luring tteaeou of .1897. GeorRe Burns of New '-York leails the run scorers with 115 runs. Not since 1911, when Jam eg Sheckard of Chicago, tallied 121 runs, has any player reached this high mark in runs scored. Max, Onrtr. of Mtttburgh leads the runners along the baao paths, with 52 stolen bases. George Cutshaw' of Pittsburgh is the leMlnir; aicryice hitter, -with 37 sacrifloc hits. players engaged In every.game which their clubs played, as follows: George Kelly, New York; James Johnston, Brooklyn, and Milton Stock. St. Louis, 155 'games Lauis Duncan, Cfaoinnftti, 154, and Nortnan Boftckel, 'Boston, 153 games. Milton Stork went to the bat the most times, 63P. There were forty-nine cases of hit- ting safely in ten or more consecu- tive games, with Eddie RpuBh of'Cin- cinnati the leader. Roush on August 37 began a streak.of safe hitting that endured for twenty-seven successive contests and yielded 46 hits in 1M times at bat till September 22, when Charles Adami Pittsburgh stopped Housh. I David Bancroft of New York was the only player that got sii hits in six times at bat in, one game. This Bancroft did on June 28, against Plill- adelphia. proter-tnri. Tho way the pass is play-1 Eleven players garnered five hits eri today puts, a premium skil- jn a i'ul handling and. encourages its Yost thinks that to defend- ing team .an additional opportunity to game, one player, Uoss Young of New tha feat twice. Walter Marnnvilla, of Boston, Earl Smith, George Biirna and Ross Young of New York. Robertson of Chi- cago, Witllam Squthworth of Pitts- burgh, and Clifton Heathcote of St. take the would in a large mea- sure discourage''the offenders from putting it to 'This, he thinks. would set thVgame back all that had Louis VeTe the" who "made been gained in recent years, and we hits mtny times at Mt agroe with 1'im. 'Eight tallied four runs In Another susgestfon which- has-been One game dd'Hng the past season, viz.- advanced and winch' has found and Emil Meusel of strong support in the Western Con-1 Philadelphia, Charles Hollochcr and to do away with the goal George Pagkert of Chicago, George from touchdowns. Frank Cavanangh. Cntshaw of Pittsburgh, Henry Groh of raach at Boston ifi.one of the Cincinnati, Jacque. Pournier of St. at tiie ehmftmtum. of this Louis and Peter Ktldafl of Brooklyn. relic of the old days. The goal from touchdown servos no purpose but very often to heat the better team. It would, not be missed. Retain Forwprd Pass The forward pass is a most spec- tacular play and should be retained In the game. But the haphazard throwing aoout .of the hall by a' de- feated team whlfh has nothing to iose okiyn. There were one hundred and six shutouts scored last season, the cluhs being shut out as follows: Chicago, j six times; Boston, ten times; Brook-! lyn, St. Louis aiid Philadelphia, twelve times each; New Yqrk, thirteen times; Pittsburgh, seventeen times, and Cin- cinnati, twenty-four ,timea. "St. Louis leads in club batting with ,0, percentage of .289; made the most in the hope of getting-one over should [hlts. the greatest number of be made impossible. As this play total bases, most singles, 1 stands, It is putting a premium got tho greatest number of two- luck against skill, which is riot a good bnga hitgi 238 Brooklyn made the sporting proposition. I offer the following suggestion as a solution; Allow ona forward pass tifter each first down. This would not interfere with, the play as a threat, for the "opponent-never-knows' it will be used. Tt automatical- ly would make for a scientific develop- ment of the play. It" completed for the necessary ten yards, the pass would ho used again and again. To my mind, it would make for a much higher'development of forward pass formations and would eliminate the haphazard throwing about of the "ball. U would require that a team develop other parts of, the offense to an equal standard with the pass. It would not complicate the play, would most three-base hits, 99, aud Phila- ediphia.batted out the greatest num- ber of home runs, 64. New York leads in scoring1, with GS2 runs, and. Pittsburgh is the leading base stealing club, with 181 stolen bases. Chicago leads In sacrifice hits, with 220. Two hundred and thirty-seven play- ers were used by the eight National League clubs during the. paat season. A f, THE CADDIE'S REVENGE The caddie, who Is given to frank- retain the play in the game in the pro- ne3s' llas no Aspect for anyone's feel- portion it deserves. The number of i ings- A who never passed the passes used in a game would depend entirely on the team's ability to suc- cessfully execute it. IEARELE itiUUE duh stage had been made Judge, and] at his first session had sent a caddie to prison for drunkenness. When the bag toter was freed, as luck wouli I havD it, he was engaged to caddie for this same party who had been the means of Jailing him. At a crucial 1 point in the match the Judge missed I a putt of a foot to save the hole for his side. This was the caddie's oppor- tunity, and he it.. he said, sadly, as the Judge turned away in .disgust, "there's many o man been sent to jail for less than 1 The batting averages ot National League, players for the soa- sou of 1920, together with additional interesting individual and club rec- ords aro: The loading batsman for 1020 is Rogers Hornsby of.the St. Louis club. Hornsby engaged in J40 games, six less than bis club played, and com- piled the splendid batting percentiigo of Of the forty-five champion batsmen sinco the organization of the Ntil'rinsl Loagud, but nineteen hav< finished with a higher batting mark than Hornsby, Hugh Duffy turning in the highest percentage when he hit for .438 in 1894. liornsby's mark of .370 has been excelled but four times since iflftO, when Hans Wagner hit that year for the following year when J-CBKC Jiurketl touched .J18J: again in JOOiT. when Cy Seymour had .377, and in 1912 when Henry Zimmerman led with .372. llornsby in a do Ihn most hits, 218, and also lend9 in two-base hits, with 41. Milton Stock is the leading one- .haufl hitter, with LTD singles; lly My- lends i-i throe-base hits, with L'L1, and fly Williams occupies homo run lionors, wil.h lit home runs. Rogers I lornaby Jends tho long hit- lers with total baaes, for a per- centage of Two players, lingers Hornaby of St. l.ontn and Roaa Voting of York, garnered more than two hundred liitn ns Ihfiir season's portion. Only thir- teen National Loaguu bailers luivr; ANOTHER PLA'NK GETTYSBURG, IN .BASEBALL The third member of tho Plank family to breaic into organized ball is Clyde nephew of Eddie and Ira. He will receive a trial as a pitcher with the -W.iynes- i horo club oC the "Blue Ridge League. He is a right-handor and last year- rated thft best pitcher in independent circles hero. Sis says I eat POST TOASTIES like a snow-storm I make the flakes 322 5ih Stieet South BROS. PHONE 1444 THE CLOTHIERS OF THE GREAT WEST GREAT TORY SALE The House That Satisfies or Cheerfully Refunds The Biggest in Our History And You Know What That Means mj For 14 Days Beginning Saturday the 15th to January 31st We will icll our at a We want to un load before stock-taking. Everything on Mile- nothing reserved. POSITIVELY ON FEB. 1ST OUR PRICES WILL GO UP TO CONFORM WITH THE 1921 MARKET CONDITIONS. Post ively Higher Alter February First S56.00 WE CANNOT PAY FOR ALTERATIONS BUT THEY ARE OF SMALL, JC.OST Our 30 Our 30% At........................ Our 30% At.................... Our 30% Our 30% Our 30% O O A FACTS ABOUT THIS GROUP English alt wool Worsteds and 't'wecils, a few the finest of Canadian Worsteds. and linen thread sowing, hanil-workod button holes. Best wool and silk linings, Imnrt tailored throughout. best craftsmen in Canada, including Art Clothes Proper Clothes, Style-Craft, etc. Every suit is newest design and mo- del. They are intended for the man who is particular in his dress. Everything is marked in plain iigures. Our 30% At Om- At................... Our 30% Our 30% off- At.................. Our 30% At.........'...... Our 30% FACTS ABOUT THIS GROUP Canadian and English all wool Twc-oiln. lin.i Canadhui and American Worsteds. TAKE OFF THE DISCOUNT YOURSELF. durable waitcn iiniiiKS and some Y.OIH in the better suits. Hand tailored coats, good stvie, good weariii" Qualities, all late models. They have all'been carefully selected fin- wear and finish. Swift, Art Krcft, Bachelor, Proper Clothe" Art Clothes, etc., and oifo English house, Style-Craft Lid. BOYS' SUITS AT LESS THAN COST Boyn1 j Qg Juvenile Boys' SS.Btl ijr Juvenile Hale Boys' Suits, iiuiluiliiiK Wearhetter; 2 jiairs AA of knickers, Boys' pairs of pants. Sale S17.50 Hoys' Suits, nlB Hoys' Suits, Hoys' J13. 00 Suits fin Sale Woarhutler Dram! WE HAVE SUITS FOR BOYS, IN SIZES FROM 20 TO 36. GOT A COLD? There are cures on the market to cure a cold. But why cold? Wear All Wool Underwear Isn's Underwear At Less Than Cost Men's heavy Wool Under- shirts, size 36 only. per piece Men's two-piece, fleece lined. Sale, per OA piece..........tD Men's Combinations, fleece lined. flJO Men's Combinations, fleece lined. QO 'Sale two-piece, -wool, heavy. PC piece...... Men's Combinations, wool, heavy. Sale, 1 per -LU Men's two-piece Scotch all wool, medium, (gO ff Sale, per piece Men's Combinations, Hewson's Scotch, all wool, med- ium. Sale, per suit......... EXTRA SPECIAL Regular Wolsey's heavy pure imported Wool Combination at less than half price. Per 30% Off Men's Flannel Shirts Regular Sale........ Regular Off Sale...... tDO.OD Regular Sale........ w Men s Overalls -G. W. G. and No. 1 qualitiei W. K. Regular Blue........ Regular Black 20% off all Work Pants and Overall Combinations. Men's Tweed Haf s Men's Caps Regular Sale........ Winter weights, at dog-day prices. MEN'S TWO-PIECE Stanfield's Reel Label, Hewson's Blue Label. Per MEN'S 37.50 COivmiriATiON- Stanfield's Red Label, Hewson's Blue Label. Per suit........... Men's Stanfield's Silk and Wool Combin- flJPT ation.s. Sale .....35 i U Men's Stanfield's All Wool, medium weight. Sale Winter Bands. Regular to Sale......... Regular to Sale......... Boys'Heavy Wool Stockings '.85c Regular Sale...... Boys' Toques All wool, and'assorted colors. 65canl90c Remember Our December Sale! We're Going to be Bwy Sale Ends January 31st. Fourteen Selling Days Only! ;