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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATORDAY, 20, 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGENri* ADDITIONAL SPORT 9 �^iiMHJiiiiiriiiiiKaii FOR lOP SCORES pollochct, Chicago Youngster, is Sliowing Great Form-Carey Leading Base Tliief ' Chicago, July 20.-Holne Oroh, Cln-tlnnatl Inftolder, conttnuod to fatten nia batting averaffe during tho wftok ind la leading in the National League Witn 38fi, adoording to aTera�es reloas-fed today and Inoludlng games ot laat SVedne�day. Oroh'a merry clip In the |B�t aeren gamoa haa boosted his ar-irage fourteen points and now be eads hla nearest rlTal, J. C. Bmtth of Joiton, by 44 points. The batting of Charles Hollo�her, Chicago, who Is ippearing In the big show for tho first leason, this week passed tho century vark In safe hits made. The 21 year �ld Chicago man has hit safely 106 Umes to Oroh's 104. Two weeks ago b eighth place, he has forged ahead ind now is In third place. Oroh has taken the lead in total bases with 133, Which Includoa 20 doubles, three trip jea end one home run. Max Carey, Plttaburg outfielder, kdded four.more stolen basos to his itrlng and loads the league with forty, lourteon better than his nearest rival, Beorge Burns of New York. Burns, towover, maintained his lead over Cafey in scoring. Burns has regts-kered 66 times to Carey's 61. Flack of rhlc��(> has become the runner-up in this department, being credited with Rouah of Cincinnati, m�de another ^ncriflce hit and hen a mark of 19, tlvlng him tho lead with 19, while Cruise, his team mate, made another �ome run and Iiaa broken the tie for ^ome' run honors which ho shared t'lth Wickland of Plttaburg. Cruise aas made six homers. Clwinnatl leads Chicago by one koint in team batting ,with a mark of |71, while New York is one point ^head of Chicago in team fielding )rUh a mark ot 971. Leading batters who have played In or more games: Oroh, Cincinnati, 36G; . C. Smith, 122; HoUocher, Chlcagi^, 321; Dau-lert, Brooklyn, 319; Merkle, Chicago, 15; Hough, Cincinnati,. 309; Chase, JIncinnatI, 306; Z. Wheat, Brooklyn, OC; Johnston, Brooklyn, 306; Blgbee, Pittsburg, 301. American League Such a pace haa been set with the ''^lllow'by Tyrus Raymond Cobb, Am Vrican League batting champion, that )t the present rate Ills batting average mi touch the four hundred mark be-ore the season ends. The Detrblt man as been climbing each week since 6 struck his gait and boosted his ark slxteeh points in his last six . mea. This week he la butting 387, iccordlng to averages released today, Wilch include games of last WedneS' lay. Sisler ot St. Loula, who was run ler-up last week, has dropped to tiird place and Burns ot Philadelphia obb'a nearest rival. Is forty-three loints behind the Detroit outfielder, lobb has passed "Home Run" Baker )f Now York In total hits, having racked out 107 to Baker's 105. Burns, ^ho wont Into second place among the lattors, leads the league In total basM with 14>, whleb.ineludo a doma doublM, ttlght trlptM �nd five homara. Bliitr nwlaUlBvd hto Itetl ot five oyer Cobb In th� stolen kftM dnpartment. Eeoh pllfared a pair �( Mokt last wMk and fllsUr't st^ng ta now ttalrty^wo to C�bb'a tvMty-MivrtB. Bobby Roth of Cleveland atol� anotbar base and hM 28. ' Daring the week Cobb pushed well ahead In the run scoring column, he having Bcorad six times in his last six games and haa a total of sixty runs to his credit. Me made 12 hits, which Included two dowblea and a home ran. Hla total baae ifwrk 142 Includes 12 doubles, 10 triples and a homer. "Babe' 'Rutti of Boston is .pounding oat trpiles now, counting three during the week, but his mark ot 11 homers remains blgb. Sloan of Boston Increased hla lead In aaerlfloe bitting to twenty-four. St. Ijoais tied New York for taam batting with 262. Boston continued to lead In team fielding with an avwage of 971. Leading batters who have played In 85 or more games: Cobb, Detroit, 387; Bums, Philadel phia, 344; Sisler, St. Louis, 399; Ruth, Boston, 332; Baker, New York, 322; Oraney, Cleveland, 313; Plpp, New York, 311; Walker, Philadelphia, 309; Milan, Washington, 306; Speaker, Cleveland, 303; Wood, Cleveland, 301. I Mine Town Ball Teams Engage in Combat-Coalliurst Has Good Team CURES ECZEMA \nd Skin Diseases A wondel-ful remedy oC extraordln-fry merit discovered and prepared by R Ontario ohemlst. Has proved a sue-jess. Ouarantee enclosed with each lottle. luarantaed and Sold in Lethbrldge by ^HE KENNY A ALLIN CO., LTD., 0RUQQI8T8. , Ooalhurst, July 19.-The tmseball season In the coal camps across the river opened Tuesday, July 16, at 7.00 p.m. when Diamond City travelled en maaae to Coalhurat to cross bats with tho Coalhurst team on their own grounds. Tho Diamond Coal Company placed their train and crew at the service of all who wished to make the trip and the coaches were packed to the steps wtith fans. The Coalhurst team, with a large following ot local supporters met the train and escorted tho visitors to the grounds. The game was � surprise to all who saw it. The coal campe In the past years have always been loyal supporters ot sports but the past two years have seen the players taken by enlistment, the draft and by other industries until few thought that the game would be more than is usually seen when two Bmall teams play, However, the spectators were agreeably surprised when both teams opened out and gave them fast snappy ball with few boaahead plays and not a burn that "Lena" took a punch at him. The only regrettable feature �f tbla Incident was tbat the' iuh^bh missed lis mark and the tempter retreated to haste before the R�d'a ahortstop could launch another awing. It la about time the ^etitrtment ot Justice agents Interested In those who are obstructing the application ot the draft law give soms.ot their attention to these wortbtai. ^ CONffmM OtATH. ParlS) July 20>--