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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 14, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, JULY 14, 1917 THE LETHnniDGE DAILY HERALD -LOUJiJil!__14___JiJTJJL! PACE THREE "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McM anus 1 UNDE-RbT/MND tou \Et>-1 HAVE. ALL,R.Ef\0^ - I'M ^OINC, TOOVEi TONIGHT -' , DFAR-PLEA^E.-.'-.o TO fMV K-OON\ AND ^-v f CF.T Till;: CARDS ON M\ OPES'bf^ AND ) pade�b- v\AVE TOU ~( |V/./^OTHER OFCK^ Big League Baseball NATIONAL AMEBIC AN Won. Lost. P.C.' Won. Lost. P.C New York .. . . .. 47 2-". .053 | Chicago .. .. . . .. �0 30 .f.25 Philadelphia .. .. :'.!) .r>49 30 .010 St. I-ouls .. .. .. 42 :ir> .r.4r> 37 .513 Cincinnati .. ____ 45 40 .529 New York .. . .. :i!> 3(1 .520 Chicago .. .. ... -11 40 .not; Detroit...... ... 41) 3S .513 :tn .4118 Washington .. ... ".1 44 .413 Boston .. ., . ____ 28 .1150 Philadelphia .. ... 2.0 �it! .387 Pittsburg .. .. ' 4S .'.!42 St. Louis .. .. . .. SI 50 .3S3 Dodgers Win Twice. Brooklyn, July 13.-Brooklyn boat Pittsburg twice today, the first game was a 4 to 0 shut out, and the second went 10 innings to a 2 to 1 victory. Cheney's great pitching backed up bj faultless support featured the opener. Hob Steele pitched shutout ball until the ninth inning of tho second game. First game-� Pittsburg.....fi00 000 000-0 6 1 Brooklyn .....003.000 lOx-4 f) 0 Jacobs and Fisher, \Y. Wagner; Cheney and .Wilier. Second game- Pittsburg .. .. 000.100,000 0-1 7 2 Brooklyn . . . (Kit) 000 001 1-2 !> 1 Steele, Grimes and Fischer; Smith and Meyers. Came From Behind. Boston, .Tuly i;:.-St.. Louis came from behind today wtih four runs in the soventh, tied Boston in the eighth and won in the ninth, tho score being 7 to 0. Heiilbach had the visitors well in hand until the soventh. St. Louis ____ 000 100 411-7 11 2 Boston ...... 002 040 000-G 10 1 Horstman, May, Packard and Gonzales; Houlbach, Ragan, Barnes and Tragressor. Shut Out For Alex. Philadelphia, July 13.-Philadelphia and Chicago split even in. two shutouts here today, tho homo team winning the first game 7 to 0 and the visitors tho second, which wont 10 innings, 1 to 0. Alexander and Douglas had a battle in the first event, until tho latter weakened in tho eighth inning. In the latter event, neither Donitiree nor Klxey allowed any Hewing until tho tenth, when Wortman received a base on balls, took second on a wild pitch, wont to third on Domaroo's singlo and scored on flack's singlo. First gamo- Chicago ...... 000 000 000-0 7 3 Philadelphia . . 000 001 Olix-7 11 0 Douglas and AVilson; Alexander nnil Killifer. Second game- Chicago..... 000 000 000 1-1 7 0 Philadelphia . 000 000 000 0-0 4 2 Doniarco and Dilhoofer; Rixoy ant! Killifer. Giants Take Third. New York, July 13.-Now York took tho third gniuo of the series witli Cincinnati hero today 4 to 3. Cincinnati rallied and drove Benton out of tho box with threo hits in tho Bevontli, but Chase spoiled tho rally, when ho was caught napping at eec-ond baso. Cincinnati . .. 000 010101-3 ft 1 Now York .. .300 001 OOx--4 11 I) Mitchell, Ring und Clark; Benton, Tosroau and Jiarlden. ASSOCIATION Minneapolis 2, LouIbvIUo 1. St  |>ul ti, Indianapolis 5, Alllwaulroo-Toledo, postponed, rnin. Kansas City-Columbus, pastponod, Jain. INTERNATIONAL First gamo-Richmond 4, Rochester 5. Second gamo-Richmond 2, Roch-Btor 0, Toronto 3, Baltimore 1. Providence 11, Montreal 10. I Buffalo-New York, wet grounds. New York in 11th. Chicago, July 13.-An unusual play in the eleventh inning gavo New York a (I to 5 victory over Chicago today. After one man was out. Peckinpaugh singled and took second on a sacrifice. Pipp then singled to center and Peckinpaugh started home. Felsoh's throw to tho plate was perfect and as I'eckinpaugh slid Schalk dropped upon him and also dropped the ball. Schalk, while sitting on the New Yorker, recovered the ball and touched Peckinpaugh out. Peckinpaugh was trapped a foot from tho baso, but Umpire Evans ruled him safe claiming that Schalk held him while he was recovering the ball. New York . . 010 001 300 01-G 14 3 Chicago . . . 400 001 000 00-5 8 3 Caldwell, Love, Cullop, A. Russell andpNunamaker; Williams, Faber and Schalk. James Allows One Hit. Detroit, July 13.-James shut out Boston today, holding them to one hit and Detroit won 1 to 0. Tho only hit made by the visitors was a single by Lewis in tho seventh. Leonard also pitched fine ball, Boston ....... 000 000 000-0 Detroit ....... 000 000 001-1 Leonard and Agnow; James Stanago. Sitler's Bat Did It. St. Louis, July 13-Sisler's hlti'ng enabled St. Louis today to win from Philadelphia. In the fourth after Austin and Sloan had singled, Slsler drove in Austin with a double. In tho sixth Sloan scored on Sisler's second double. Philadelphia . . 000 000 010-1 6 4 St. Louis..... 000 101 00X-2 7 1 Roach and Meyers; Davenport and Sevcrold. Wushington-Cloveland, postponed, rain. 1 0 4 2 and PACIFIC COAST At Portland-San Francisco 2, Portland 3. At San Francisco-Vernon 3, Oakland 4. At Los Angeles-Salt Lake 8, Los Angelos 1. NORTHWESTERN At Butte-Spokane 17, Butte 15. . At Seattle-Soattle 9, Vancouver 4. At Great Falls-Tacoma 0, Great Falls 2. Italy this year must Import. 1,000,-000 tons of corn. iii 11 ii i ii hankraf1 A NEW SMART MODEL. T O O K E COLLAR ttc. each, 3 for Mc. TOOKE HROS. LIMITED M�kert Montreal WHEN TY'S BAITING E II was Old Jim Scott Who Turn-The Trick In the Mth UNCERTAINTY IS THE SPICE T MAKES BASEBALL A G Take This Season's Shewing of Sonic Cubs, For Instance They're Not Doing What Was Expected of T hem When Ty Cobb's great run of base hits in consecutive games came to a close-which it did on Friday, at tor he had made one or more hits in 35 successive contests-the finish was as expected. Of nil the pitchers that lie faced while making his record, tlie one who stopped him was, with very few exceptions, the one who had least license to do the checking. Jim I Scott, of Chicago, once great, but now apparently all through, was the pitcher. Scott worked but one round, the eighth, but that was enough to do tho damage. Ty having liis last chance in this inning. When he laced Scott he opposed a man who had announced, on that very day, his intention of going into the army, because he can no longer pitch. Ho was stopped by a slingcr who has done almost no work this year. Rowland being so fearful of him that in ten preceding contests with Detroit he had not even allowed Jim to pitch an Inning as relief. Cobb's hope was to beat his world mark of mil, when he. set a major league record that is likely to stand for all time, going 40 gamvs in a row. That feat, like the present one, started early in tho season, Cobb, getting into his stride on May 15, against Joe Wood, and continuing until July 2, when Ed Walsh stopped hint. Ho hit just a Httlo better, in the averages, in that drive, getting a .453 mark, as against an unofficial ,449 figure that is credited to him in this season's spring. Ono good feature of Cobb's run was that 24 of the 35 games were played on the road, removing any chance of charges of favoritism in the Bcorlng. There were only two games ia which ho was saved through any special break in baseball luck. Ono was at Chicago, where Risberg just missed boating the runner with his throw on a high slow bounder. The other wan in Detroit fast week, a bunt, tho last time up, starting to go foul and then rolling onto fair ground. In tho Friday game Ty had just one chance. Opposing Fabor, who started the game, ho slammed n line drive toward right, the first time up. It went straight at Eddie Collins, and a double play resulted. He hit a long Baseball is popular fo;- a garni many, reasons. It is a sport, without a peer, for one thing, and it stands in a class, by itself, because ;;o other sport with the possible exception of the English gamo of cricket is anything like it. It is a sport for both players and fans; it is full of thrills and above all is wholly red blooded. But one of the very biggest factors which contributes to the popularity of baseball is the uncertainty of the game. Every game of ball ritaf. is playod bristles with uncertainties. Kvory season brings forth surprises, because players and teams so often do the unexpected thing. The fan can never be dead sure of anything in baseball, and the same applies to tho player, the manager or the team. Tho timely hit, the untimely error, the unexpected mental lapse of a player, the ninth Inning rally and a hundred and one other things which happen on the diamond mark the uncertainty of baseball and put spice and variety into the game. The present season has been a season of many thrills and many upsets to date. And if one stops to consider the original source of unusual interest in baseball this year-a year of war-it can all bo traced to the freakish, uncertain nature of the king of pastimes. Take a slant at the standings of (he clubs in the two big leagues, and you will find the pennant races somewhat jumbled up when compared to the "advance dope" you had when the season opened. Braves Jolt Dope The Giants, true to predictions, are proving a big factor in the National league this year. But they are not walking off with the pennant by a long shot, and they will not. be able to breeze through to a championship as many predicted. Look at the heroes of 1914-the Boston Braves. Last season they figured strongly in the race for the pennant, and they wore touted as the real stumbling block in tho path of the Giants. But the Braves aro away down there wallowing around in the second division. The champion Dodgers were counted on for a better showing than they have made, and tho Cubs and Cardinals have furnished big surprises by giv- ing the foremost pennant contenders a tough argument. A second glance, at the Braves recalls the fact that they haco furnished two big surprises in three years. In the American league the two Sox teams are living up to pro-season predictions. But the rest of the entrants have succeeded In knocking tho props from under the dope pot that was put on to boil as the curtain went up. The unexpected showing of both seasoned and rookie pitchers; the batting feats of unheralded sluggers and the dismal work of others who were expected to shine all go to Bhnw just, how little the baseball fan can depend on the grand old dope as it is hashed up on paper. Yeh, Stove, tho old gamo is popular for n good many reasons, but no one predicted just, what would happen this year, and no one will ever bo able to do so. foul to Jackson second time, and an easy grounder to Eddie Collins in the sixth. Coming up to face Scott in tho eighth, Cobb made an effort to save himself, as he has done before, by bunting. The ball went foul. Then he had a foul strike, and finally hit a grounder almost straight at Weaver for the third out. This stopping of his streak isn't likely to affect Ty. He'll get going again. In fact, he hasn't stopped yet, as his batting average shows. And ho Btill has his mark of 40 games. This once was beaten by Jack Ness, former Tiger, hut that mark merely goes for tho minors. Our friends, the commissioners, seem to be real peeved about the signboard at Henderson Park lake, and intimate that the continual joshing is getting monotonous. So is trying to watch regatta races from the pavilion. Anyway, we're not responsible for ingrowing dispositions. It was a hard old game to lose, but thank goodness wo did lose to Curniangny in the mid-week struggle. All the boneheads weren't pulled on the diamond that day. The Carmangay boys are a snappy-lot of players and their exhibition hero by no means did them credit. They played sandlot ball, but so did tho homebrews. The fans got their eyes full for onco. "Us and Agnes" was on deck. Siler, the Champion pitcher, put over a homo run on his friends last Saturday. Stavely also has a number of outside players and aro making a great showing. Tabor has uncovered" from somewhere the most sensational shortstop of the Medicine Hat stampede. His name is Green and ho is anything but that. His playing at tho Hat set tho tourney on fire.  Jack Morrison nnd Julio Strieb did LA PLAZA CIGARS "Made for the West -which wants the Best." NOW SOLD IN THREE SIZES Perfectos  2 for 25c Invlnctbles  3 for 25c. Longfellows 3 for 25c. 6. DAVIS A SONS LIMITED, MONTREAL. Makers of good cigars for ov�r JO yarn. 4. the. double umpire stunt at the Hat tourney. Travnrs wants Lelhhridge to visit thein for a game on Monday. Ii seems impossible owing to the mix-up in affairs in the local club. The trip should be made it at all possible. Around sho goes. And around sho goes, And where she slops, Nobody knows. No, Sadie, wo weren't talking of tho merry-go-round. She never- goes, except on state occasions. Funny thing about, that merry-go-round. She went round one day this year and made an hundred iron men. Then sho got tired. Too much prosperity! Slill, if the old girl is ever going to go any more now's the time to make her buck up. Mothers go out to the pari; every day expecting to give the kiddies a chance to spend tlic nickels they've been bogging for, but nary a spend. Ho. ho, hum! what a weary old world it is, says the small boys sadly eyeing the merry that won't go round. Sad old merry! The road to the golfer's future home is paved with lost golf balls. And file atmosphere along the way Is sulphurous. Why is an auto clubl Becauso It ought to, but don't. Hence tho club. Nutty stuff! ITow'd it be to hang the sign on tha merry-go-round and a littlo crepe on. tho sign? Would that be the Indian slBn? ^a'tibnarji 13* Easily First! In design, finish and comfort this W.G. &R. underwear is easily first. The patented "Closed Crotch" always stays. closed, yet has a big, generous seat opening. Plenty of fullness in the back. Free and easy fitting. 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