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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGEStX THE LftTHKhitfflB DAlLf HKHALU BRINGING UP FATHER By McMariTts YOU HAVE TO THINK TO BE AM The Sport Page yrus Cobb May Manage Tigers July Is persist sntly rumored in baseball circles that this is Hugh Jennings last year as manager of the Detroit Jennings has failed utterly and Detroit facs are clamoring for a There li another report in circulation that when the time comes to eupplant Jen the management of the Tigers will be offered to Tyrus Raymond From various sources it Is earned that Cobb and Jennings are at logger heads and that the Georgia Peach has managerial THE PALACE GARAGE AND REPAIR SHOP QUICK AND SATISFACTORY FULL LINE OF ACCESSORIES TUBES STORAGE Cook Peck 308 Second 665 PHONE 733 FOR THE REPAIR SHOP Shoes and Small 817 Third SERVICE STATION HENRY DENN Proprietor All of Batteries Charged and Repaired 311 7th Street Phone 616 Major League Pennant Races Should Be Among Best in History ON BACK STRETCH NOW Christy After a Fine ia Making Poor Showing New teams are now ready to start down the back stretch in the major league pennant and all indications point to one of the closest finishes and hottest driv ing In the last furlong that have ever marked a championship Not only in one but on both ma jor tracks are the racea The jockeys in the baseball sprint are much better generals than those of other leagues The John may well be mentioned in this connection as one of the better Fred who is piloting the also is one of the marvels who has just outgrown his apprentice The Browns have a new pilot and hare lost little ground by the experi Mathewson Christy Mathewson ia one of the disappointing jockeys in the national Whether Jockey Mathewson has not been urging his team enough or has been using the lash it cannot be determined from the press but the Reds have been rearing and act ing up in bad shape on the The wiry Connie Mack must be credited with being an efficient Perched on the Athletic one of the teams that from the lineup looks like a 20 to 1 shot to he is making a commendable George the miracle as he was called when he brought the Braves under the wire first in the National league race a few years is again proving himself capable of handling his Clarence the winning jockey of the American sweepstakes and the worlds series special race last is act making very good impression this The blame can not be all charged to as he is short of pitchers at this stage in the Fohl Shows Lee who is piloting the Cleve land is showing good general ship and has his mount well up in the Ed who was recently given a license in the American league after coming from the International is riding the Frazee entry and is handling the new steed in remark able The under the direction ol Jockey are making the spec tacular showing and unlesa they weaken soon by encountering a bat ting they will give the other horses a mighty drive in the Miller the lightest of all who is making a game drive in the American league for Colonel Jacob Ruppert with the Yan also deserves credit for the work he has Stampede Try our Service and our Goods YOU WILL NEVER REGRET BIJOU MOTOR THE HOUSE OF SERVICE BASEBALL RESULTS AMERICAN Boston 51 33 Cleveland 47 40 New 43 3S 43 40 Chicago 118 41 Louis 37 44 35 45 Philadelphia 33 4li July took both games from Louis the first seven to and the second four to nothing in five called on account of Ruth pitched the second game and made two doubles in two innings Scores First 7 3 12 0 Wright and Nunsmaker Bush and Second 4 2 8 0 j Rogers and Nunamaker Ruth and July came from behind again today and de feated Cleveland 5 to Score 8 1 Washington 11 1 Bagby and ONeill Mat teson and DetroitNew Chicago wet NATIONAL Chicago 56 24 New York 48 31 40 37 Philadelphia 37 41 Cincinnati 36 41 34 45 32 46 Brooklyn 28 47 July made it three straight over Brooklyn by 5 to 4 in eleven Score Brooklyn 6 3 Pittsburg 3 3 Robertson and Miller Cooper and July York and Cincinnati broke even in a double header the visitors making thirteen hits in the first game but were able to score only one In the second game New York won four to Scores First New 13 0 9 1 Perrltt and McCarty Schneider and Second New 11 0 7 1 Cauaey and Rariden Eller and July Louis de feated Boston here today 4 to Score 8 2 10 2 Hughes and Wilson Meadows and July a seasons record for extra innings and coming within one inning of the league Chicago today defeated Phila delphia 2 to In a twentyone Inning pitchers duel between Watson and The National League extra inning By Robert Clark Griffith is leading a revolt against trick now so pre valent in American leagui Griffith is argu ing for the abolition of the spit shine mud ball em ery tallow and every other kind of trick pitching In which the ball is doped in any Griff has become so exasperated in his fight against this unfair and un natural advantage taken by some pitchers that he has ordered all of his staff to adopt trick methods in order to force the Already Doc Ayera has proved one of the seasons sensations since he began loading the and Griff save that Walter Johnson is now practicing with the shiner that will upset the but has been afraid to use it in a game through fear of killing some The the most commdn and best known of these freak has been in use for a good many and is the only stock in trade of many Ed Tesreau and Fred Anderson have won fame and fortune mainly through the use of a The secret of this Ball is generally well The twirler usually chews a bit of slip pery nlm and applies the saliva to one side of the which causes his fingers to slip off the ball The ball to ths plate without revolving can be seen and faen suddenly drops as if Theworkings of this ball are peculiar and hard to con Walsh used to say that when he was working right it was impos sible for any batter to hit his splt by The Shineball is newest and is generally associated with Ed of the White al though he did not invent Clcottes shiner has been protested repeatedly with no Ban Johnson re fused to interfere on the evidence presented to Cicotte has had his glove stolen and even his uni form has been taken in order to dis cover the secret of his mysterious but the little fellow calmly goes on rubbing the ball in his glove and against that spot on his trous ers while the batters rave and go It is claimed that Cicottes glove is saturated with some kind of dope that puts a shine on the ball when rubbed against his trouser has been prepared with talcum and pow Clcotte does not discolos the also of is credited with introducing this de livery into the big He taught Cicotte and Cicotte merely perfected Erickson of Detroit is also very adept with the The only trick delivery barred is the emery This weird swerving ball was the discovery of Russ who was with the Yankees several years Ford used this ball for two years without discovery and might have retained his secret yet he not confiided in his pal and Sweeney told it to Ray Keating of the same and Ray was not clever enough to hide it from the Ford had attached a piece of emery paper to an elastic up his left which he would pull down in his glove A GOOD SQUARE MEAL Made right and Served right by All White TheSilverGrill 4th Sth record was established In 1917 when Brooklyn and Plttabiirg went twenty two Philadelphia and Boston established the American League record In I90fi when they played twentyfour Chicago won todays game by using pinch hitters in the twentyfirst inn Score 13 0 19 1 Watson ami Burns Tyler and i INTERNATIONAli LEAGUE Toronto i Hinghampton Baltimore i Buffalo 13 Second 4 Buffalo 3 RochesterJersey AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Indianapolis 0 Louisville Paul o Kansas City Columbus j Minneapolis 5 Milwaukee before each He would roughen a spot on the ball about the size of a dollar at a point where the seams weije farthest The effect of the air on this rough surface as against the smooth surface was un Ford was one of the leading pitchers im baseball solely due to its unusual The as used by Doc Ayors of Is more of an optical illusion than anything One side ofthe sphere is stained with licorice or tobacco juice and and the other side of the ball is kept as white as When this comes up it is very hard for the eye to judge its flight correctly enough to hit it The umpires usual ly throw this ball out if stained too Joe of the has a spot In the leg of his trousers smeared with parafine against which he rubs the This fills up the seams of the ball on one making it smooth as against the other This has been called the Thormahlen uses a similar Some of the other trick pitchers use tallow and such Al Demaree and others have their back pockets filled with reain in which they dip the ends of their thus insur ing a firmer grip on the Even Griffith himself was the first to use a Griff roughened the ball on his but was really ig norant of the Although the methods of doping the ball are the principle of the phenomena is the The curve of the ball is due to the inequality of air pressure on a given eide of the It makes no difference whether one side of the ball has been or whether one side of the ball has been smothered or The roughened side of a ball offers more resistance to the air than the smooth and consequently the ball follows a course of the least re swerves toward the side on which the smooth side is re To prove this you can try this ex periment In your own The medium is water Instead of At tach a string to any symetrical object of which one side has been roughen en enough to offer resistance to the Pull the object along through the water by the string and you will see that its course deviates toward the smooth the spit ball is a queer one and has its peculiar drop from the partial vacuum formed behind the The ball does not revolve and pushes a column of air before at the same time forming the vacuum in the In its course it reaches a point where the difference In pres sure is enough to affect the decrease the momentum to cause the ball to WORLD SERIES IF BASEBALL LASTS New July hat the or Fight order will not Interfere with major league baseball this ytar it is i suro tiling that the Worlds Series will be played In Oc Tho rumpus over the Perry case will not cause a baseball war until some time next If There is so much money In tne Worlds Series for players and mag natee that the games will bo played regardless of political differences be tween the big As a matter of fact the public isnt a bit interested in the quarrels of the The game is the thing and the fans care for nothing WHY NOT GO TO THE SANITARY BARBER SHOP WE8TBROOK Opposite Bank of Montreal The Sanitary Shop AUTO TIRES OF ALL 8IZE8 VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywoori System RETREADING REPAIRING By Experienced All work Special Equip ment for Him Cut RITCHIE 204 Mth Elliion Milla Tho first elimination hole competi tion to be played by tho members of the Lethbridge Golf club will start on July The draws below have just been tho figures rep resenting tihe prhper handicap for hole The preliminary round may be played any time between July 20 and 26 The first round starts on the week of July the sec ond round during the week of tho fours commencing the semifinals the week of August 17 and the finals the week of Smith Pennefather Harmon Craig Macarthur Bawden Marrs Mnrn McKlllop Crawford Dinning lUcbelh Oxland Hogg Menzie Shepherd Hincks Bertrand Davis Wilson Gibbons Toll Macleod Long Burns Parker McCready Hyde Livingetone Fischer Davidson Judge Jackson McSwain Toombs Adam Maddison Inspector Chancy Deaper Duff John Scott Kirkham Reed First Macgregor Mack Patterson Freeman Poapst Skelth Nelson Waddlngton Kellog Fox The above handicaps are of stroke handicaps as per Rules of and stand through the competition without A half stroke or over counts aa Smaller fractions do not Handicap strokes tak Louis Keel 318 FIFTH STREET HOME OF FASHION CRAFT CLOTHES and THE FLOR8HEIM 8HOI MENS AND YOUNG MENS SUMMER SUITS NORFOLK MODEL Two and three button sack Soft roll Bfick Conservative mod el sack Half and quarter Superbly patch or plain and Homespun to en on holes as shown in scale First in each tie is challen Ties can be played any time dur ing the week Each couple mako their own En trance fee is fifty THE LETHBK Champion intermediates Invaded Lethbrldge last night to tackle the lo cal intermediate ball the being fifteen to nine in favor of the Ridpath and Wylle were the battery for the locals while Champion depended on Lob ban and Fol lowing is the score by innings Lethbrldge 312 Champion 220 9 The linoupi Fitzpat rick 2b rf Ib c If as Did p and Ib c as 2b If of p ri and REACHED PORT July teen days out from the liner Niagara reached port early today with over 300 Central Repair Shop ALL KINDS OF AUTO REPAIR WORK HANDLED PROMPTLY Hassler Shock Absorbers for Ford 324 11th Street DOWLING i HUTCHIN8ON We Have Them at Each Baalim Motor Back of Union Bank DURING STAMPEDE WEEK WE WILL PRESENT YOU WITH AN OFFICIAL ALBERTA MOTOR LEAGUE ROAD GUIDE WHEN PURCHASING A ALL SIZE TIREft ;