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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBH113GK UAIUI HKKAUJ 'BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. Me Mamis HE.VEH Page jyrus Cobb May Manage Tigers Major League Pennant Races Should Be Among Beat in History BnoEBftLl RESULTS .Detroit, July ispersistjntly rumored In baseball circle? that fhls is Hugh J.ennlniis' last year 55 manager r-f the Detroit Tigers- Jennings'has failei utterly and'Detroit-- -ana clnijiorlng for a successor. There Ii T Bt-otlier report in that when the time comes to supplant JCD nliifit, the management of the Tigers wiU be offered to Tyros Raymond :Cobb. _From various sources It that Cobb and Jennings are at logger heads'snd that the Georgia Peach .has managerial ambitions. THE PALACE GARAGE AND REPAIR SHOP QUICK -AND SATISFACTORY REPAIRS. FULL LINE OF ACCESSORIES TIRES, TUBES STORAGE W. S. Cook E. E, Peck 306 Second Avt. 665 PHONE 733 FOR THE O.K. REPAIR SHOP Sheet and Small Machinery. Ave. SER.VICE STATION HENRYTpENN Proprietor All Maket of Batterlet Charged and Repaired 311 7th Street 8, Phone 616 ON BACK STRETCH NOW Christy Jlathewson, After a Fine Start, is Making Poor Showing t New teams are now any to start down the back stretch the -major; league pennant races, nd' all indications point to one ot finishes a'nd hottest driv- u; In the list furlong tbat have ever arked a championship race. Not nly.in one league, but on both ma- or tracks are the races close. Tha In tbe baseball sprint re much be'tler generals than those other, leagues. The wizard. John [cG welHbe mentioned In its connection as one ol the better iders: Fred Mitchell, who Is piloting tie also Is one ot the marvels just outgrown Ms apprentice hip.1 .The Browns have a new pilot ant ere 'lost little grcund by the eiperi me'nL' Msthewson Dlsappolnti. Christy -Math ewson la one of tie isappointing-jockeys In the niliona ace..Whether Jockey llathewson bas lot been urging his team enough or las been using the lash it cannot be eisrdlned from the press box, bu the .Reds bave been rearing, and act ng np in bad shape on the track. The wiry .Connie Mack must hi credited wllb being an efficient pilot 'erched 'on the Athletic entry, on. of tho tsanis that from the llne-u .oofcs like a 20 to 1 shot to show, h Is making a commendable showing. George Slalllngs, the miracle man as he'was called when be brough :he Braves under the wire first 1 the National league raca a few year ago, Is again proving himself capibl of handling his entry. Clarence Rowland, the winnln Jockey of the American sweepstake and the world's series special rac last year, is not making a very goo impression this year. The blam can not be all charged to Rowlan as he' Is short of pitchers at this stag In the net. Fohl Showt Class. Lee Fohl, who is piloting the Clov laud; team, is showing good genera ship and haj his mount well up In tl race. I Ed Barrow, who was recently give a license- in the American leag. after, coming from the Internation circuit, Is riding the Fnzee entry an Is handling'the new steed in remar able style.; The Cubs, tinder the direction Jockey Mitchell, are making the spe tacular showing and unless th weaken soon by encountering a b .ting slump, they will give the oth I horses a mighty drive In Ihe strelc I Mfller Hoggins, HghteVt of.all who Is making a game drive in Ihe American league for Colonel Jacob rtuppert with the Yan- kees, also deserves credit for the work he has done. Boston Cleveland w York ashington Icago Louis Iroit..... illadelphla AMERICAN Won. Lost. 51 33 40 3S 40 47 43 3S 37 35' 33 41 44 P.C. .00 J .541 .531 .518 .4S1 .457 46 .41S Boston, July took both mes from St Louis today, the first ven ia nothing, 2nd the second four nothing in five innings, called on count rain, Ruth pitched the cond game and made two doubles in innings up. Scores: First t 7 3 oston 12 0 Wright and Nunamaker: Bush and ay Dr. Second _ lams.......... '4- 2 ostpn...... S 0 Rogers and Severoid. Nunamaker; uth and Schang, Mayer. Washington. July. anie from behind again today and lated Cleveland 5 to 4. Score: S 1 'ashlngton 11 1 Bagby.andO 'Neili; H arpe Mat eson and Picinich; York, postponed, rain postponed gioands. By Robert L. Ripley. Clark Griffith Is leading -a revolt pitching, now so pre- valent in American Ifssue particularly. Grilfith Is argu- ing lor the abolition of the "spit 'shine "mud ball" "em- ery "tallow and overy other kind of trick pitching in which Ihe ball is "doped" in any way; "Griff bas 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 Issue. Already Doc Ayers has proved one of the season's sensations since-he began "loading" the ball, and Griff, says that Walter Johnson is practicing with the "shiner'1 that will upset the league, t has been afraid to use it in mo through fear ot killing some- The spltba.ll, tie most common and 51 known of these, freak deliveries, been in. use for a good many ars, and Is the'only slock in trade many hurlera. Chesbro, Ed Walsh, esreau and Fred Anderson have won me and fortune mainly through the e of d "spitter." The secret of this all is generally well, known. The virler usually chews ji bit of "slip- 2ry elm" and applIeV'the saliva'to no side of the ball, .which caus'es his ngers to slip off wijeii the ball Ifi irovsD. Ths ball sails'jUp to the plate Ithout revolving: "can be hicago v rew York 'ittsburg Philadelphia Cincinnati Joston St. Louts Jrooklyn NATIONAL Won. Lost. 5G 43 40 37 36 34 33 28 24 31 37 41 41 .45 46 47 P.C .701 .601 .51' .47 .46: .43 .41 .37 een' plainly, '.and .tton suddenly as if dead. of lie ball are peculiar and hard to con- -ol. Ed. Walsh used to.say that when e was working Impos- ible for any hatter to hit his "spit- by ThO'ihine-ball is the; newest freak, nd is generally associated with Ed IB Clcotte.'of the.WJiUe'v al bough he did not invent it. Clcotie's hiner has been protested.-repeatedly with ,no avail; re- used to interfere on the evidence 'resented to him. Clcotte has had hi :love stolen often, and even hU unl orm has been' taken in order to dls :over the secret ;ot his -mysterloui hilt the little 'fellow calml! joes on 'rubbing the ball_in hla glovi and against that spotT'on his.trous :rs -while the batters, rave and litlesa. It Is claimed that Cicotte'a glove I saturated with some kind of dope lha puts a shine on the ball whan rubhe igalnst his trouser ,which ha >een prepared-with talcum and pow der. Ckotle does not-- discolot th ball. Danforlh, aieo ot tho' -.White 'Sox is credited with Introducing this d livery into the big .leagues. He taught CIcotto and'Clcotto merely perfected 1L Brickson of Detroit. 13 also very adept with the shiner The only trick delivery barred is the ornery ball. This weird 'swerving ball was the discovery-of flusa Forfl, who was with the Yenkecs several years ago. Ford used this bail for two years without discovery and might-have retained hla secret yet had. ho not conflidcd in hiETpal and catcher, Ed. Sweeney..Sweeney told before eacli pitch. He would roughen pot on the ball about Ihc size ol a dollar at a point where tho seams were farthest opart. The effect ot the'air on this rough surface as against the smooth surface was un- canny. Ford was one ot tho leading pitchers ln> baseball colely due io its unusual swervings. The" mud-ball, as used by "Doc" Ayera'of Washington, Is moro of an optical illusion than anything else. One side of-the sphere' Is stained with licorice or tobacco'juice and dirt, and the other sEde of tbc ball Is kept as ns possible. When Ibis comes up revolving, it is very hard for tho eye to Judge its flight correctly enough to hit It'squarely. The umpires usual ly throw this ball out if stained too much. Joe Finneran, of the fanks, has pot In the leg of his trousers smearcc Ith paraflne against which he rubs be ball. "This fills up the seams ball on one side, making it mooth as against the other side. fceen called the tallow-ball, 'horhiahlen uses a similar ball. Some of the- other -trick pitchers se beeswax, vaseline, tallow and uch.substances. Al Demareo and thera have their back pockets filled ith resin dust, in whlctTthey dip he ends of Ihelr fingers, thus Insur- ng a firmer grip on'the ball. Even Griffith himself was the first to use roughened the his but'was really Ig- norant, of the phengmena. 'Although the methods of doping the >all are varied; th'e principle'or-tho ihenpmena is-the" same'. The curve of.the ball Is due Inequality of air pressure on a given Bide of tbe ph'efe. It makes no" difference 'hether one side of the ball has been PIttsburg, July mad t three straight' over Brooklyn b winnlng.today 5 to 4 In eleven Innings Score: Brooklyn 6 3 Robertson and Mlllerj-'Cooper an chmidt. Cincinnati, July York an Cincinnati broke even in a doub leader today, the risltors makin hirteen hits In the first game hu were able to score only OHQ run. ,he .second game New York won fou :o one.- Scores: First New 13, 9 Perrilt and McCsrty; Schheldi and Wingo. Second New' York 11 Cincinnati -1 Cauaey and Rarlden; Eller ai Wlngo. St. Louis, July Lonts d fealeo! Boston here today i to Score: DoBton..-. 8 which he would pull .iown glove Moidowa and Oonzalea. Chicago, July roughened, or whether one side of .he- ball has been smothered or 'shlneci." .The roughened side of a hall offers more resistance to the air than the smooth sldo, and consequently, the ball follows of the'least re- sis 'swerves toward the side on which tho smooth side Is re- volving. To prove this you can try this ex- periment in your own bathtub. The medium is'water instead of air. -At- tach a string to any symelrlcal object ol which one side has been rougheh- en' enough to offer resistance to the water. Pull the object along through the water by tbe string and you will see that Its course deviates toward the smooth side. However, the spit ball Is a queer ono and has ils peculiar drop from the partial vacuum formed behind the ball. The ball does not revolve anil pushes n column of1 air hcforo at the same time forming the vacuum in tho rear. In Its course it reachca a point where the difference In pres- sure is enough to affect? tho flight, I.e., decrease the momentum to cause the ball to die. Tho first elimination hole competi- tion to he played by tho members ol tho Lethbridgo Golf club will slart on Saturday, July 20t.h. The draws below have just been mjdo, tho figures rep- resenting the prhper handicap for hole matches.- The preliminary round may be played any time between July 20 and 26" Inclusive. The first round starts on the week of July 27, tho sec- ond round during the week of Aug. 3. the fours .commencing Aug. the semi-finals the week of August 17 and tbo finals the week of Aug. 24. Preliminary. R. A, Smith 10. W. Crawford- 6.. Supt. Pennefather 15. G. H. Harmon 17, Dr. W. Craig 4. M. S. Jlacarthur 8. J. Bawden 19. j Dr. G. Jlarrs 14. A. Mara 7. H. McKillop 6. H. W. Crawford 14. R. S. Dinning 15. K. JfeVbelh' 18. T. Oil an d 12. A. B, Hogg 17. H. W. Meniie 11. S. J. Shepherd 9. R. HlnckB 15. B. Bertrand 14. M. J. Davis 20.'- D. H. Wilson 12.i: It, IS. 9.. N. T. Jfacleoa 7. H. Long 12. Rev. Burns 18. MEN'S AND YOPG MEN'S SUMMER SUITS NORFOLK MODEL Two anil threo button. sack suits. oft roll sack suits. Conservative, mod- 1 sack Bulls. Hall and quarter lined, uperbly tailored, patch or plain ockcta. Fabrics, Worsteds, ud Homespun effects. to WORLD SERIES IF BASEBALL LASTS New York, July that the "Work or Pight" order will not Interfere with major league baseball It to nay Keating of Ih'c same yiar n is-a-sun) Kirag tnat the and Hay was not clever enough to World's Serf htde it from Ihc umplrea. Ford had attached a piece of emery paper to an elastic up his Stampede Visitors, Try our Service and our Goods YOU WILL NEVER REGRET IT. BLJOU MOTOR PARLORS, LTD. "THE HOUSE OF SERVICE" season's recorder extra innings and coming within one Inning of the.Ieague record, Chicago today defeated Phila- delphia 2 to 1.'In a twenty-one inning pitchers' duel between Watson and Tyler.' The National League exlra Inning A GOOD 'SQUARE' MEAL .Made right and Served right by AD White Help. TheSilverGrill Cor, Ave. A Hh St record was established when Brooklyn and Plttsburg wont twenty- Lwo innings, Philadelphia and Boston established the American. League record In 1900 when they, plftyed twenty-four Chicago won lo.lay's game by using pinch hitters In the twenty-first (nn- ing. Score: IS 1 Watson and Adams, Burns; Tyler and Kllllrcr. I tEAGUE Toronto 6, 1; ninghamptpn'i, 9, i Dalllmoie 6, 8, 3; Buffalo A 14, (13 Second :11, 11, Buffalo B, 13, 3. Hochcslcr-Jersoy city, postponed, rain. Newark-Syracuse, postponed, rain. AMERICAN Indianapolis 2, C, Of Louisville 0, ;'t St. Pnul 4, 7, 0; 0. Columbus" 1, Mlnneapolli 1, c, Milwaukee 6, ries will bo playsd In ober. Tho rumpus over the Perry case'will not cause baseball war mill some time next winter, If then. There Is so much money In tne Worlri'n Serlec for players and mag- that the games will bu played regardless ot political differences be- tween tbe big circuits. As a matter of Tact the public Isn't a bit Interested In tho quarrels of tho magnates. The Is the thing and the fans care tor nothing else. W. A. Parker 14. T.H. McCready 17. F. O. Hyde K. n. Llvingetone 17. D. Hnme, scratch. A. Fischer 18. R. Davidson 14. Judge .Jacfcson 12. D. J. JlcSwaln 17. J. A.Toombi20. I. Adam 13. H. Maddlson 20. Inspector Chancy 11. C. C. peape'r 17. D. Duff 9. John Scott 15. J. S. Kirkhara 11. A. H. need. First Round, Boys, W. Macgfegor 14.' I. Mack 20'. n. J.-Patferson 11.' M. Freeman 14. W. V. Poapst 17. H. J. H. Skeilh 5. W. J. Xelson 15. P. YVaddinston 17. n. w, keilog 10. Dr. Kox 8. Tho ahove handicaps aro Louis Keel 318 FIFTH STREET HOME OF FASHION CRAFT CLOTHES and p THE FLOREHEIM SHOE on holes as shown in scale 6u tfcorlug- cards. 'First played In each.tie Is cballon- ;er. Ties can be played any llmo dur- ng the week staled. Each couple mako their own arrangements. Eo> ranco fee Is fifty cents.- .Champion Intermediates invaded Lethbrldgo last night to tackle the lo- cal intermediate ball team', the result being fifteen to nlno.ia favor of-tho locals. Itldpath and .Wylle were the battery for tne locals wbllq.Champion, depended on Lobban. and.Kelts. Fol' le the score by innings: Lethbrldge ..........301 312 Champion 220 Tho Fltipab rick 2b; Sang, rf; Perko, Ib; Wylie, c; Scdowskl, Hm-- path, p and Cummlngs, 3b. Kells, c; Clevcri ss; Harper, If; Wright, fl; Lobban, p; Jopllng, ri and Slkc; 3b. of alrolic handicaps as per Ilulea of Golf, anrl stand through tho competition withotit nlterafion. A half stroke or over counts as one. Smaller fractions Jo not count. Handicap strokes Uk- REACHED PORT Victoria, B. July teen days out from. Auckland, the liner Niagara reachsd.port early today with over 3CO paitengerc. Central Repair Shop ALL KINDS OF AUTO REPAIR WORK HANDLED PROMPTLY -ANOUCARE'FULLY. Hauler Shock far ForeJ. 324 11th Street South, Lethbrldfc, I W. BOWLING l- J. T, HUTCHINSON WHY NOT GO TO THE SANITARY BARBER SHOP? WESTBROOK BROS, Opposite Bank of Montreal "The Sanitary Shop" AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Hsywood Svgtem RE-TREADING REPAIRING By. KTnerlenccd Workmen, All work guaranteed. Special Kquln- ,ment (or Him Cut Repairs. i R.D. RITCHIE St. S, Opp. Elliion Mlllt Put a Lelhbridge Radiator c- _ Emblem on Your Car for Stampede Week We Have Them at Each V Baalim Motor Co. Back of Union (Bank DURING STAMPEDE WEEK WE WILL PRESENT YOU WITH AN OFFICIAL ALBERTA MOTOR LEAGUE ROAD GUIDE WHEN A TIRE, ALL SIZE ;