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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta T�AGESIX -------- THE LElllBiUDGE DAILY HERALD _______.....--JUL' WKDNKSDAY, JULY 3, 1918 "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus BASEBALL BOXING RACING SPORT HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING zm,wm N THE MRS Averages Issued Saturday Show Ty Cobb Climbing To Top of Heap. Chicago. June 20.-Driving out ten hits in his last six games. George Slsler, St. Louis star, taltea first place In the American League list ot batters, Sisler is l^atting ,'{51, seven points aiiead of George Burns, of Philadelphia, the leader a week ago. Sisler also is leading the league in siolen bases, having twenty-nine. Ty Cobb, of Detroit. Is showing a burst of Ills old time speed, having tied Gilhooly, of New York, for scoring honors. Each has registered forty-one. The Georgian also Is climbing steadily in batting, being fifth in the list of leaders with 324. "Babe" Ruth, the Boston pitcher, bagged another home run during the �week, bringing his total to nine. Shean ot Boston with twenty, continues to lead in sacrifice hitting. Xew York leads in team batting with 268 and Boston in fielding with 974. Sisler, St. Louis, 351; Burna. Philadelphia, 344; Baker, New York, 336; Kuth, Boston. 325; Cobb. Detroit. :;l'4; .Milan. Washington. 323; Walkor, Philndelphin. 320: PIpp. New York, 301>; .Mc.Mullin. Chicago. 303; Speaker. Cleveland. 302. In The National. In the National league F^ed Jlerkle. the Chicago first baseman, is getting evyn ""I'h t?!"?" whn dubbed him a "bone head." Merkle continues to lead the way with nn average ot 3lin, and ie tied with Benny Kaiiff. of New York, for total base hits, each having 100. In fifty seven games Merklo has made 74 hits. His record includes sixteen doubles, two triples and two home runs. He also has scored twenty runs. Burns, of New York, however, excels in .^coring, having scored 41. Carey, of Pittsburg, has added tw^o stolen bases to liia credit, bringing his total up to twenty-seven. Rousche, Cincinnati, and Mann, of Chicago, ara twenty-five or more games are: tied for sacrlticB hitting with 14. Chicago leads the league in team batting wi(h 272 and New York in chib fielding, with 970. Leading batters who have played in twent;'-fivo or more games are: .Merkle, Chicago, 360; Daubert, Brooklyn, 34"; Smith, Boston. 34G; Groh, Cincinnati, 337; Kauff, New York, ;i24; .Mann, i:hicago, 322; Wick-land, Boston, 314; HoUocher, Chicago. 310; Williams, Philadelphia, 30S: Young, New York, 3!'". BAS RESULTS AMERICAN New York ....... Boston .......... Cleveland ....... Washington ..... Chicago ........, St. Louis ....... Detroit ......... Philadelphia ..., Won. Lost. 37 27 SERVICE STATION HENRYJ.DENN Proprietor All Maket of Batteries Charged and Repaired ' 311 7th Street 8. Phone 618 BLAIKMORE ( From the Enterprise.) A shipment of about three thousand i-hcep from the Raymond district v.-us unloaded at Blairniore on Wednesday morning and are being pastured near Grassy Mountain lor the summer i months. 1 Fred Lund, a Swedish miner, met with a rather serious accident in the Blairmore mine on Saturday last, sustaining a dislocation of the hip. The limb has been res-et and Lund Is now on the mend. On AVcdnesday afternoon the staff and patients ot the Frank Military Hospital were the guests of the Crows' Nest Pass Automobile Association to an auto drive and picnic at Crows' Nest Lake. It vas otficiaUy announced on "Wednesday that the Frank Mines ot the Franco-Canadian Collieries had closed down. Our Garage mm is the place to send your ma' chine when something needs attention or you want supplies of any kind. Wo are hoa-dquarters for the best Tires and Accessories in the city and take special pains to please each Individual customer for we want your continued patronage. STANDARD GARAGE THIRD STREET SOUTH THE BEST REPAIR HOUSE IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA Service You Appreciate AND Where Your Dollar is Worth $i.os BUOU MOTOR PARLORS, LTD. "THE HOUSE OF SERVICE" 39 11 37 31 32 2S 29 31 33 34 3S 37 41 P.C. .578 .574 .529 .477 .471 .431 .359' mm m SE FREAK BALL Clark Griffith's Charges Meet Shine Ball Tactics With Something New. Philndelphia. .July 2.-Geary held New Yiirk to three hits today and Philadelphia evened up the series by winnln? 'ro B'fxikyn......'lilO niO 01!'--4 u o DoRton......000 000 000-0 4 3 Grimes and Wheat; FllUngim, Neht and AVlLson. Pittsburg, July 2.-In a hard ten Inning game, Pittsburg won from Cincinnati by a score ot 7 to 6. Score: Cincinnati .. ..030 000 003 0-6 7 2 Pittsbiirff .. ..100 201 101 1-7 13 2 Toney. Regan and Wiugo; Slap-nicka, Mayor, Cooper and Schmidt. New York, July 2.-Philadelphia broke even In its tour game series with New York by winning today a to 2. Score: Philadelphia ,. .000 001 400 -5 7 2 New York .. ..000 020 000-2 5 2 Jacobs and Burns; Sallee, Schupp and McCarty, St. Louis. July 2.-Meadows was beaten twice today Chicago winning troiji dl. Louis 7 to 1 and 0 to 2. It was St. Louis' thirteenth defeat at the hands ot the Cubs. Score: Chicago......000 001 000-7 11 1 St. Lonle......100 000 000-1 3 3 Vaughn and Killiter; Meadows and Oonzulns, Brock. Second gamo: Chicago ,: .. ..001 300 001-6 11 1 St. Loula......000 101 OOO-2 7 2 Curtei" and Killiter; jMeadown and Shordell. Gonzales. Chirk Griffith has declared open war on the shine ball. And with it he is figlitlng the spit ball. He has given up hopes of fighting the ahlne ball by appealing to President Ban Johnson of the American league and tho baseball lawmakers to aholifh it. He's fighting tho shine b,->ll with the shine ball. Ho proposes tiioreby to make baseball lite in the' American league so miserable that there'll be one overwhelming demand for its abolition, .such that Ban Johnson can't resist it. The climax of Griff's campaign is coming when hia Washington ball club nc-^t hits Chicago. "And when we get to Chicago we're going to load ourselv,es up with, paraf-!in. oil of tar, licorice, talcum and everything else that can bo used to shine tho ball." Griff announces. "We're going to outEhino tho fam-o"U3 shine artist.') of the White Sox- Cicotte and Danforth. We're going to nvake 'cm so sick ot it they'll holler murder. For using the shine ball is cbeal^lng pure and simple. It's unnatural and it isn't bagobaH. It's just the same uh It Jesse James came up to a player and held a gun in his face and ordered him not to make a base hit. "The Chicago White Sox cheated their way to one world pennant with tho shine ball and I don't propose to let them cheat their way to another. It they can cheat we cap, cheat, too, and we'll keep on doing' It till we drive that cheating out of the game and make it clean again. "I'll bet anything that the Chicago White Sox won't get four runs off our pitcher in the four games we play there. Every time they send in PA-die Cicoteo I'll shoot big Jim Shaw against them and you'll see just another gamo like tlie one in Washington a couple of weeks ago when Shaw beat Cicotte 1 to 0. "I didn't start to use the shine ball until the White Sox hit Washington this spring. But 1 told ray pitcher.s then and there that every one of them had to learn it and that they wouldn't receive a cent of pay until they did. "All it takes to aciiulro it is 10 minutes ot instruction. I did lay Sliaw off v,-ilhout pay for four days till he had It perfected. I liavo written Ban Johnson time and again telling him to quit slumbering on the Job while the shine hall la killing the game. "It's got to go." Griff says that even Walter .Tohnson has added the eliino ball to his repertoire, but isn't using It yet for tear the hall will take a bad hop ami kill somebody. "But lie'll use It In Chicago," adds Griff. � < LADY GOLFERS 0 COMPEIE ON 4IH /ive Prizes For First Competition-Results of Mon-.lay's Play Tho following are the draws and handicaps in tho Ladies' Competition, to be played on Thuradu.v, tho 4lh July, 1918. when all other mombers nf the club will note that the ladles have right of way. There will be fivo prizes, as follows: Vase, donated by H. A. MoKillop & Co.; golf club or equivnlont In value toward any golf accessory, donated by Consumers' Hard ware Co.; six, golf baits divided Into three prizes; 3rd, throe balls; 4th, two balls and fifth, oile bull. Miss Bnles (30) vs. Miss Dunn (24). Mrs. Turney (20) vs. Mrs. Crawford (30), Miss Mrlntcsh (24) vs. Miss Gibbons (22). Miss Gow (9) vs. Mrs. (Dr.) Craig (4)- Mrs. SUeith (20) vs. Miss Nimmons (10). �Miss Smith (22) vs. Mrs,. McArthur (27). Mr-s. Ogilvie (15) vs. Miss J. McKay (24), Miss Kins (22) vs. Miss Buchanan (24). Bogey set at 55 strokes for nine holes. Monday's Results Th^ result of our annual competition, played on Dominion Day, is as tollows: P. H. Toll .....�..... fl.'S less 20- 75 M. Freeman ........105 loss 27- 78 R. J. R. Patorson____9" less 18- 79 H. W. Menzie ...... 99 lass 20- 79 T. W. Fox .......... 95 less 14- 81 W. Crawford ....... 91 less 9- 82 J. S. Kirkham ......100 leas 18- 82 Judge .Tackson .....100 less IS- 82 A. H. Reid ......... 93 less 10- 83 J. Adams ..........103 less 20- 83 II. A. McKlllop ..... 93 less 10- S3 D. Hume *......... 84 Scr. ~ 84 T. H. McCroady ....108 less 22- 80 H. W. Crawford.....109 less 22- 87 W. P. Craig ........ 94 less (i- 88 F. Waddlngton .....Ufi less 27- 89 R. W. Kellogg ......12G loss 3G- 90 In the national open championship of 1915 at Baltusrol Mike Brady made a shot that, to my way of thinking, was little short of a miracle, says Tom McNamira, famous professional. For nerve and wonderful execution it was 318 FIFTH STREET "HOME. OF FASHION CRAFT CLOTHES AND THE FUOR8HEIV SHOE." STOUT MEN- Do you think you're hard to fit? It this question has been botlierinR you this the place to corao for your cluthes. W� havo a Hutt ready for you, we make a special study oC fitting 'stout men. Wo havo a wide selection of patterns and when It coraos to wear Fashion Craft Clothtt are uuequttllea booause they give more service for your money, they're guaranteed to do It, $20, $25, $30, $35 to $45. by far the greatest allot I have over .icon. .Mike was a close contender in this particular lournamout that Jerry Travcrs finally won. Uvady, one of the fine.Kt professional.s that ever swung on a hall in the New England district, got into a pock ot trouble when ho played the tweiftli hole In the third round of tho 1915 championship. Mike slicod his approach shot badly on this hole, tho ball going otr tho line and landing squarely behind a big'maple tree. It was a tough layout, especially in a modal play championship. The green certainly was not more than 300 yards away. Between tho maple and tho green was a guarding breastwork ot bunkers. And but a few yards directly behind tho big tree was .Mike's ball pretty well hidden In rough grass. It was about as moan a place as one could be. especially In a national Championship. Brady being ^ well up with the leaders at this time, i every shot made a world ot difference. The .New England pro. had tho option of pitching out safe to more favorable groumJ, taking a chance on a difficult anglo shot around tho tree ond over the protecting bunkers or lotting clear over tho tall maple. Brady studied the unusual Ho very closely. Finally, making up hi? mind,, bo walked over to tho � cadil e' �ml* picked out the heaviest and strongeet niblick In the bag. Ho was going to pitch over tho maple. I thought he was crazy to attempt such a daugerous shot in the, medal play compotltton whoro ovory stroke was so Important, Mike knew what ho wanted to do-and went and did it. Brady made a sensational recovery with his niblick. Cutting it well under the ball with a powerful wallop, ho sent Is almoat straight up in.tho air, safely over the big maple and with such remarkable dlfootlon and control that It landetl and stayed Tight on tho green nicely In poaltlbn tor a .short putt. It was a freak shot to be sure, but, Brady made It good. Out of a total of IT parlrtM In. Lot-blnloro County, Quo., nine did not register a ftlngle card for the national registration, according to official figures fiimlahed by Reglstrdr A. Plant, of ValloyflQld. In other parishes 2,500 men and women registered. AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED Bv the Famous Haywood System RE-TREADING & REPAIRING By Bxperlencnd Workmen. All work guaranteed. Special Equipment for Rim Cut Repairs. R. D. RITCHIE 208 13th St. S. Opp. Ellison Mills BALL GAMBLERS IN FULL SWING. INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Newark 2; Toronto 1. PACIFIC COAST Oakland 1; San Franclaoo 3. Sacramento 1; Salt Lake 2. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Minnenpollp 12; St. Paul 5, / (Other games postponed.) FIva Hundred Pools are Operated in Chlcaao. Chicago.-The hasehall pool Is in operation again after being under tho ban of ll city ordinance for some limn. There are said to be 500 pooH throughout tho city in saloons, barber shops, offices and cigar stores. A little book of coupons, holding 120 chances Is handtiil out to tho gambler by the saloon, barber shop or. cigar store proprietor, ilo pays a tine and draws a silckei-. When tho sticker t.s opened ho flnihi tho names or two baseball leauirt-ait Boston AmovlcauH and Now York ionals, or any other combination, it on tho day bo bought ills ticltot thustj two toaiba tog'ithor total tho largest number of runs gotten by any two loams that day he wins ,$8. Now, tlio proiivlelor buys from "manuracturcrs of baaoball novolties" a do^en of thcsn bonta tor $3. Each book nets him liio difference between $8 which ho gives out 'fis the prize and $12 which ho takes in,, Some saloons .pell as hlgli us riv^ jOobkB a day. roR AUTO AND TRACTOR CURES GUARANTEED ANDY'S RADIATOR REPAIR STATION REAR DALLAS HOTEL UPSTAIRS GASOLENE, OIL and TIRES^ -and th&gi^iatesijof^ Gasolene malc^ your car gp^ Oil helpB the machinery. ^ But pneutnatic tire* mak^ the'aatoihui-, bile not only comfortable-h\xt poBtible. To prove it, drive a block at 20 tnileii^pmr hour.on your rijna,' - - are not'' only tires^but: tha very be�i^ in tires that the largeat^robber^factory 0o earth �ian j;n{gike,t Baalim Motor Co. Back of Union Bank "Cut your �irc I � with a Die 12 56 ?31215 ;