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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta JULY DAILY IffiRAtO ADDITIONAL SPORT WITH BASEBALL American Prisoners in Germany Have Introduced Americas Great Sport By Allen New company of Ameri can marines stationed out on the Jono ot the Philippine sent a contribution to the Clark Pfltftth hat and ball and enclosed this note We civilized these clinnibals out here wilth base Send batB to the boys in France nnd civilize growing popularity In the opening of parks In Paris and the substitution of bats for walk ing sticks in Hyde would indicate that not only the Am erican the armies of our Allies have set out to civilize Ger Sincethe Yankee soldiers trans planted the1 germ of Americas na tional pastime In Europe baseball has been growing In The seed hasalready sprouted and after the war there is allprobability that base ball will no longer be a game known only to the American but the national paetlme of the Equipment to Prison The plan of sending baseball equip ment to the American soldiers in Gorman prison fostered by Ban of the American has not only carried the base ball germ to the entente but has also paved the way for Its plant Ing in theGerman empire The American Crosa has made ar rangements rtth the authorises of the German Office for the send ing ot the ball Although ft was with the bigger that of keeping our fighting men in physical In Johnny athletic director of the American expeditionary forces In also Is working for ithe ad vancement and general welfare of the He Is helping spread the news of the wonderful The Trojan is carefully nuraing the seed that has been and after the war he has no other plan in mlnd than the arrangement of international Will Bid For The time will soon come when we can winners of the series the two pennant winners of fuhe major leagues the worlds cham When baseball fs fully or ganized In England and Francethe teams of these coun tries determined for The celebration on July Fourth in when King the Princess Mary aad official Lon don watched ball fame between the army end nary At Chelsea will be a land mark In the htotory of After that date the famous Hyde Park pro menade will be thrown open to the American Aad later It will be international Already there are English teams or ganized at different training and it will not tak Evers long to have the French under baseball Although he will devote his time largely to the American It ils part of Evere general plan to work up rivalry between teams of different natlonn back of the Mr this way the popularity ot the came will In all probability gain a foothold In India and Aus GOLFER GETS IN BAD WITH OlftL a Ha Club Swinger That she was undeniably pretty there was no but that sho knew little about golf was plain from the lack of attention she paid to some of the stylists that played past toer ae she sat on the end of a bench at tbe Marine and Field links reading a book there came a pair up to the one of whom for he slumped down on the bench to watch his opponent He had to look past tfhe girl to get a view of the fair Suddenly the crack pf the club on the ball was The sphere sailed on far and Shes a peachf eiclalmed the sit ting golfer ar he watched the rubber core The girl lifted her To her It must have seemed that the exclama tory golfer wqflfopklng straight at her for jumping to her stood in frant of him and eald with bitter scorn Please keep your opinion of my looks to Its a good thing for you theres no policeman In As she turned and walked away the amazed golfer muttered Gee and I wouldnt have been far off if 1 had meant her Instead of the 1Y COBB HEADS FORMBATTING S FRED FULTON TO DISPLAY PUNCH And now comes Fred declar ing that when he Jack Detnpsey he will deliver the goods with the Fulton is going to says and there is another who backs him one Mike hie Fred is in the where he tg training to make good his I hear a lot about said Collins while passing through Chica Chicago seems to have gone quite mad about that that makes a better price in the bet ting and more interest in the What do I think Fred 1s the biggest cinch I ever heard atMlghrr l Theres nothing to it at Its in boy Its I tell July Raymond batting champion of the Amer ican after getting away to a late is blazing the trail for the 1918 batting Averages released today give the Detroit star a mark of as against 365 for George Sisler of tho leader a week how ever still leads the Georgian In base stealing with thirty against twenty Frank Baker of New added in torost to the unusual batting situa tion In the American League by driv ing out his hundredth hit during the Babe Huth of how disappointed his admirers by failing to bag another His record ot remains out of Pecklnpaugh of New and Mclnnls of are giving also of Boston a race for honors sacrifice Shean having a one point advantage with a total New York Is showing the way in team batting with 267 and Boston in team fielding with Leading batters for 35 or more games 371 Louis 365 New 340 Burns 336 New York 317 314 Walker 311 306 302 Chi Heinle the Cincinnati inflelder pushed ahead to maintain the bat ting lead in the National averages including games of Wednes day giving him a mark of or two points above his average of a week Smith of drove of Chicago out of second place with the twen tyOne year old sensation with Chi advanced from eighth to fifth place in the list ot leaders with Max Carey of the lead ing base has a margin of ten thefts over George Burns ot the bis nearest Careys total is remains high in having registered fifty times in sev enty three Roush of Cincin broke the tie for honors In sac rifice bringing his total up to Chicago and Cincinnati areon even terms in club batting with while New York has a one point advantage over Chicago in fielding with Leading batters for thirtyfive or more games 352 336 325 804 Clncln 302 299 PICKINPAUQH OREAT Handled 70 CoMecutlve Chances Without It Js doubtful a better exhibition of shortstopplng has over icen shown at the polo grounds than that dis played by Rogor of the Yankees in the nine games against the White Indiana and the last three series played by the Yanks at In this stretch of s Pecklnpaugh handled no less than 70 consecutive chances without a slip and many of his plays were of the spectacular In tho 19inntng game agahist the Cleveland Club Peck handled 22 and in the third game of the same series he handled Peek long has ranked with tho best shortstops in the game and this season he is outdoing previous FAT 8ALARIK6 FOR League Stars Offered Big Sumi By Steel New and minor lea gue players who are In class 1A of the draft are receiving extraordinary offers to play ball in tho steel and shipyard leagues with the understand ing that they will bo excused from service In the A a much as a month has been offered to more than one star while propositions of are The steel and baseball promoters are spending money for grandstands and and ateo Are said to be an rlolis to receive patronage from the They eyen talk of having a worlds series in the But will hey keep on paying high salaries dur ing the winter when their ball players must be usefully employ ed DO COMEBACK Jealous of Nick AKrocks Vic tory Over Detroit May Take The Mound Is a gleam and eteoly glitter in tho eyes of Clark Griffith that causes forebod ings of fearful nature in the minds of young With not a word said by It is believed that Nick Al trocks success In grabhinK a Sto2 ralnflbortened game from the Tigers Thursday is causing Griff to won der if he Is not still the little old gray and if should not take a turn on the mound It Nick can do he Griff Nick Is 42 years Griff suf fers from what in known as mono lanlal which causes a man to lose comprehension of just one sub j hfe The Washington boss thinks that he became a victim of sus pended animation on his 40th birth probably will be dis The thing Altrock did can not be done though Nick is golngto have a try at it in the city of greatest en The outlook isnt so bright Detroit is a team notoriously soft for slow and Altrock handed them up mixture of slow fast ones and slower curves that stopped Jennings used Cunningham when he saw that Altrodk was to Probably no other pitcher would have done b I He donated one muffing a ball at first with a man on third two Its a great and this one TOM OIBBON3 TO CAMP and devotees of fistic art will bo gratified to know of theRppolntment of Tom Gib the to the post of divisional boxing instructor at Camp The appointment was officially announced today by Joseph Bay head of the athletics divlsfon of the war depart ments commission on training camp Gibbpns will assume his duties proved how much better nrtlsls the older day deceivers were then thaa those of There wae craft In every move of And the to was none of Detroits rash and successful base path Nine hits for a total of 13 and two passes that start ed with two runs telU a story worth GROTONNEWS CFrom Our own Correspondent July Man son just closed tho Coulee View school for the third term with one of the best programmes ever heard In tho south The Coulee View school board Is to lo congratulated on being able to get such a competent After tho program refresh ments were served and a good dance till early in the Walks motored to Warner on Monday with the who left for for the The crops are nearly gone in the Groton A good rain would make a little seed and some feed NEW SOUTH WALES RECRUITING CAMPAIGN July Reuters Ottawa assem bly has unanimously affirmed the ne cessity for the Commonwealth to as sist the allies to the utmost in order to defeat at the hands of Ger man It was decided to ad journ for a month to enable the mem nr ARE PLACATED July to in uncensored letter dated June 8 and smuggled out of on the Asia Minor a regiment in the Turk ish of mutinied mur dered German Many diers regiments sent to suppress the mutiny joined the rebellious the letter Talnat Turkish went to Smyrna and granted amnesty to tho who were given promise that they would not be sent to From the source comes the statement that the Turks have re stricted cultivation of anything ex cept food this causing a big rise In the price of GRAIN GROWERS fo participate In the recruiting mining engineer of says that the strike in the silverlead mining on the Wolsey about ii miles east of Revel Is the greatest affair of It kind with which British Columbia has had to contend for some The strike affects a particularly rich Silver and is therefore excit ing considerable The assays on this to Reilly run as high as per July United Groin Growers a mill at at a cost of half a million dollars to supply the farmers of the with lumber on the cooperative The ca pacity of the mill is feet of sawn lumber a The strike of 80 fteamsters ed by the Dominion Transfer Company of Toronto for a wage Increase from to a been followed by a strike of 35 truck drivers and helpers ot the Canadian Spanish grippe continues to spread rapidly in The military authorities announced that on July 9 there were cases in the Swiss army and ampng interned The death rate thus far has been compara tively At the auth orities have been obliged to close the They have also prohibited meetings in private buildings and visits of friendp to patients in hos At the telephone ser1 EMPLOY OUR QUICK RELIABLE SERVICE OUR BIO FURNITURE VAN AND AUTO VAN INSURES CAREFUL HANDLING WITH NO JARRING OR SCRATCHING YOUR PIANO OR CHARGES THE McLEAN TRANSFER 313 SIXTH STREET SOUTH PHONE IOC 320 I vice has been disorganized owing tot 310 309 j the number of employes who are I 19th and 1918 BIGGER MORE ATTRACTIVE BETTER Over the Top Medicine Hat is over the top with the Biggest Agricultural Fair and Stampede ever staged west of the Great An Agricultural Exposi tion Full of Interest Every department will have a Urge number of entries and an interesting time for old and young is Such extensive exhibitors as Frank of Crosgfleld with his champion herd ot Pure Bred Herefords Bow man of with Polled Angus ot the Bonnie Brea Stock with two cars of extra fine HoUtelns Laycock Ayrshire West ern Jerseys Sheep nnd Swine Hoover Bitter Sheep and Swine car of Poultry with 87 and many including the principle stock growers In Alberta and Entries have been received from as far east as Nova Scotja and as far west an The Dominion Government will have exhibits of Bggs and Wool and will give helpful and practical talks and instruction as to he best methods ot handling these two Important branches of mixed Do not fall to nee these In the Main The largest and most uptodate Farm Machinery will be on The Big Event Nothing has been overlooked in any of the departments to make this Fair the most instructive and entertaining ever held in South ern Entertainment Arrangements have been made with Meyer of New the largest booking house do ing business in for Five Premier form Attractions direct from the New York You will be entertained by nets ot skill and daring and amused by acts of Fun and The also direct from the New York Hippo drome will be the most elab orate and extensive ever brought to Southern and will include welcome the Eli Ferris the Monkey Ted Metzs Midg Illusion South Sea Willards Temple ot Darktown and many other Circus Side all new and novel and absolutely tree from all ob jectionable Racing A High Class Pro gram of Speed Events has been arranged which will surpass anything ever held on the local Liberal good horses and drivers assures our patrons of excit ing and spirited Stampede the Arena has just re turned from a two weeks trip through the North Western and gives a glowing account of his success in securing contestants for the He assures a much larger and higher class bunch of Contestants than in A few of jhe have already entered are Texas Rose Miles Broncbo Fox Broncho Katy noted as the only lady rider in whose success as such has been so great that she can afford to wear diamonds in her Tex San Broncho Steer and Trick Rider and known as the Champion Rounder Cowboy in Pinkie Champion Bull in fact will tackle anything in the wrestling line ifrom a steer to a black Is now under contract to wrestle a Black Bear at on August 19 nnd Sam Trick Trick Rider and Bull Chester Steer Roper and Cham pion Trick Roper of the Dave tall Dogger and Broncho Mike Bull Dogger and Broncho Walter Bareback Johnnie Las New Steer Assistant Arena Rich White Sulphur Trick Roper and Trick Dan Broncho Buster and Steer Jack all round Cowboy And many others have signified their inten tions of being present and taking part in the Thrills a Stellar Competition and a jHigh Class Program will all combine to make Medicine Hats Annual Stampede a Whirlwind Mammoth Street Arrangements have been completed for a Monster Street of the most elaborate and elegantly decorated vehicles ever seen Southern Do not fail to see this part of the big program as at that on July the Big Fair and Stampede will start off with a Free Rest Rooms The Local Council of Women have estalv lished Free Rest one at 104 Third Street and the other in the Main Exhibition Buil where all the comforts of home may be enjoys Grand Stand Entertainment Miss of will help entertain in the grand with her choice soprano voice in the latest popular and patriotic son Evening Amusements H In the long we will amuse you with Down Town Free Platform Base Ball Tournament and Open Air Dancing s Ample accommodation at reasonable has been Come prepared to stay all three x Col Sissom President Maclntyre Manager ;