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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta DAILY 1918 BRINGING UP V fiy Me I HCNTEO FI4HT1N AND WHO COULDNT IbWNO ANX OF rt3UR LOWGROW HKir BASEBALL RACING 1SPORTM HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING VETERAN WARNS AGAINST BASEBALL From the inside comes straight fromtheshoulder advice to boys about professional anil it doesnt sound very George Sisler speaking Sisler of the Louis the man who Is racing so hotly with Ty Cobb in the man who has played every position and therefore is one of Americas most versatile the only man who stepped straight from a college diamond into a big league and made good from the Ami this is what he in a long nrtiqle on playing ball in the June number of the American Bay magaz ine I have played ball almost ever since I can I presume I played more than most of the other fellows because I liked it so on the vacant lots around Ak and then on the high school I kept constantly at I had no opportunities which are not open number of the American Boy magaz have Any boy who will and put some study and thought on the game can improve Of course natural counts for a good yet it alone is not It must he developed by practice and study if one is to become even an or dinarily good The hoy with but ordinary ability if he makes a often surpass the boy with far greater Hard work counts in baseball as in every thing and the chap who tries to get along without it fails in the I do not believe that any boy should put baseball above everything or make an effort to attain skill In baseball hisprincipal aim in Do not allow yourself to be dazzled fcy the big salaries which you hear are paid to ball These are ex and you must remember that one not earn them for very many There are many positions better than those even in the big lea and almost any position which is open to a boy of education is better In the long run than a place in the The ballplayer Is usually through before he is just when most men SERVICE STATION HENRY DENN Proprietor All Makes of Batteries Charged and Repaired 311 7th Street S Phone 616 are beginning to accomplish some thing in and unless he has trained himself for business 01 saved a fortune he is in a difficult So the wise boy will stay iu school as long as he can and prepare himself for a regular business or pro fessional He should view base ball as a He can find time to play without interfering with his study if he works hard enough at If his school play enables him to develop enough baseball skill to win him a highlypaid big league posi tion it may be worth his to earn that money for a few years and save a share of it to help him get started in business But the chances of doing this are so slim for the average boy that it would be most foolish to put baseball And knowing baseball to be a splendid recreation for a health ful a developer of the team play spirit which is so helpful all through Sisler goes on into an entertaining and practical story of his own remarkable experience on the college Diamond and detailing instructions which will be of real help to any boy who wants to gain pro ficiency in the national BASEBALL RESULTS PRESENT DAY BOX E Judge Jackson and Ad Reid tied for first place in the third competition for the Captains prize played dffringi the week There were ties for second and fourth places The distribution of points which count Mn the competition is as fol lows Judge Jackson anfl 4 Crawford and Ritchie Paterson 3 2 McGregor and 1 Following are the detailed scores Han AMERICAN 26 IB New 23 17 20 17 Chicago 19 17 Cleveland 22 21 Washington 18 24 Philadelphia IS 23 Detroit 13 21 June Detroit Leonard pitched Boston to a 5 to 0 victory here this Only one Detroiter reached first the result of the only base on balls Leonard Score 8 0 0 2 Leonard and Schaug Cun ningham and June ov ercame a tworun lead and defeated Cleveland 3 to 2 Score Washington 1 1 7 Johnson and Ainsmith Coveleskie and June went to pieces in the third inning today and the locals scored six runs on three one of which was a double by Eddie coupled with four bases on balls and an error by Score Xew 8 2 9 0 Finneran and Hannah Ci cotte and June t hitting combined with Greggs masterly pit ching enabled to win from Louis today by a score of 2 to Score Philadelphia 9 0 Louis 1 2 Gregg and JIcAvoy Shocker and WHY 18 IT Judge Jackson 103 Reid 83 12 Crawford 108 25 Ritchie Paterson 103 20 Oxland 105 20 MacGregor Ill 25 Toll 110 24 Crawford 9fi 9 312 24 98 Hardie 110 Kirkham 108 18 117 27 Macleod 103 i Dinning 115 21 Merizie 114 24 Chaney McArthur 107 12 Adams 120 22 129 30 SI 81 S3 85 86 80 87 88 89 IO 9H 90 94 94 95 98 99 An old timer of Manitoba and the West passed away in the person of who died at Tribune at the home of his De ceased was a well known journalist in Manitoba during the SOs and 90n having iome to Manitoba in He was over 82 years of age and died after only three days Itis not necess ary to spend a lot of money on ONE MICHELIN WILL OUT LAST TWO ORDINARY Bijou Motipr Limited vu A i HOU9E Of FIFTH ATREfFT COUTH ALT NATIONAL New York 26 12 25 12 21 20 IS 18 Boston IS 23 17 21 Louis 15 23 Brooklyn 12 26 New June York lost its first home game today by losing to Pittsburg by a score of 3 to Score t 7 1 New 3 1 Miller and Schmidt De maree and Juno hit Nehf often enough today to win the second game of the series from Boston 5 to Score Chicago 12 1 8 l Weaver and Killifer Nehf and June game be tween Louis and Brooklyn today which the visitors won by 15 12 in twelve was playeil under protest by the home Brooklyn claiming Cruise failed to touch third base when scoring the tieing run Score Louis 23 4 Brooklyn 13 3 FacKard and Gonzales Cheney and game post teams misneil train connect The box what is it Sup posedly a compilation of figures show ing the work of two ball clubs engag ed in a It is taken as the final and conclusive proof of an the and Omega of base But is it Nowhere ie the proof less conclusive than in the modern box Fans view the box and So and so made three all of them the same Score be more enlightening if there was an additional column or so added to the present For there might a place scratch for the benefit of the reader and an out of luck column for the Who has sfiefl a game in which a batter topped Uie ball for a which looms large aa a single in the figures the next day And who has not seen some other batter take a vicious swing at the ball and drive it square ly into some fielders A box score tells nothing of siniilar and no matter how hard or far a ball is if it is caught the bat ter is given Neither does the score tell of the conditions under which a batter f the count is three balls and two strikes ami the player makes a it is obvious that he knew that the ball would be a cripple and over the Yet another man making a hit with the count of two strikes and no receives no more credit than the first Then the circumstances tinder which a ball greatly influences its chance to fall Forced to On the hitandrun play batter is forced to strike at a ball agreed on in advance between him and the tifcfie If he hits a bad pitch and places the ball so that it will ad vance the he is due more praise than he will ever get in the The only thing a box indi cates is an outamlhit Often a man on first the pitcher is forced to eliminate his It takes but little figuring to know that it is easier to hit a twfrler who is not going his preliminary Yet the figures in the score convey no hint of the bits made under Neither is a batsmen given credit when a leaden footed base runner de prives him of a When the season averages are noth ing is there to show that the batter laid down a perfect bunt and was penalized for the lack of alertness by the base Agarin when a team uses both right and lefthanders in the same nothing in the box whether the opposition gfct their hits southpaw or It is a generally accepted fact that it is harder for a left handed hitter to make hits oft a Under All Rltet PreSurfed Certal 61 By WHY IS IT that a competition along the following lines can not bo played Six or more subcaptains chosen from our 1 hard draw ing five other two from what could be called Class A behig those with 20 handicap or lees and three from ClaaB B those above a 20 handi making In all a six man the total of the several teams handicaps to be as near equal as the draw com mittee can Then draw the teams against each letting the opposing captains then arrange the draw of their individual Only one set of or a knockout series could be One set like ly preparable for a tryout then the total score of the team to count for less the respective handicaps of the Charge say twentyfive or fifty cents entry fee per the team with the to get a prize of one good golf ball balance lo go to Nursing Mission after de ducting thirty cents for tho purpose of buying some coat hooks for out borrowed club It would take about one week to get all the games resulting in a little keen riv a little club a general mixirig up of tUff which can result in nothing but pleasantness and would give us a chance to size up the years In fact one of the players on each team could be an absolutely green and so to the uncertainty of any team hav ing a It could in this man ner be piniature drive for new mem There be some real fun on account of the team rivalry rather than an individual playing against the whole world as is usually the We absoluTely refuse to accept a life membership for having given the above CON FROM and implements for the carrying out of the crop of June The rain storm which broke over here on Thursday night at 8 oclock was certainly ap preciated by A number of our farmers were looking very anxious in regard to weather conditions though the snow that we had a short time back did still more moisture was Certainly we got a hat for it kept on in nice showers till yesterday and now IE you see n man with a broad smllevon his why he is a The crops are looking groat and everything now points to a good har LOCAL BOYS LOSE INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Buffalo 4 Rochester Binghampton 0 Jersey City Other games cot AMERICAN ASSOCIATION AMERICAN Geo T Kansas City 3 Milwaukee Columbus 0 Toledo Indianapolis 0 LouUville HARVARD Harvard defeated Yale in the annual Varsity eight oar ed race on the Mousfitonic river over a two mile course Jiere Saturday The race wan won by a INTERNATIONAL Portland 1 Vancouver St Only game FRANKIE BULL IS AFTER TAIT Frankin Toronto the champion ship bos in hia Ir He wants to meet Clonle Talt possessor of tbfl Canadian lightweight ThU is the way Frankie words his defi I hereby issue a to meet any boy iu Canada at 133 pounds If a place and pyiso can be Ilonie the Canadian is 4 Two Baseball Games Played Here Yesterday With Taber and Macleod Lethbridge boys entertained two visiting teams on the Kings and split even on tho days In the afternoon the High School boys stacked up against the Macleod winning by In tho evening quite a crowd assembled at the ball park When the Taber boys took a team of younger fry from the city into camp by The High School team runned re venge in the afternoon session fontha 6I defeat administered them at Mac leod on May Macleod led till the fourth when Lethbridgo came to bat and bineled out five ten men facing the nidpath wiie shoot ing over the slants for the locals and was seldom In serious AH the boys played and some snappy ball was the visiting catcher was tho hero at the The boys lined up as follows Turcotte Ridpath Muscovltch Young Sang dimming llut ton Storey Cliarlton Gardner Watson Mac Has Ferguson Nesbltt Baine Score by iunlnga Lethbrldge 501 01 Manleod 201 Struck out by Ilidpath by WatBon The evening game saw Taber iu the lead for the first Then the locals went In the but from the sixth on the gamu was May The sharp frosts of the 25th and took hold of the wheat which was on the Wheat on the hills udoes not appear to have been more than just touched by The general opinion is that very little damage has been done con sidering the severe frosts wo have May 31 wo are having a good rain mixeU with hall close into this has been the heaviest rain of the season and from every appear ance there is more to This is what the flax and all crops needed and will give the pastures just the The gardens were also in need of All seeding is done iu this the frosts done practically no but the dry weather has retarded some of the grains from Tho dry spell was broken yesterday by a which lasted off and on for about four hours and it also rained in the this will do an awful amount of good and although the grain was not actu ally suffering it came in good time to help June The several hours rain last week in this followed by the warm woathisr have done wonders for tho which are in excellent June Taber district re ceived considerable moisture in the rain of last and the growing crops are in very good All the wheat looks to be and is coming up in fine June Though this dis trict did not receive as much mois ture as some otUer parts of the south the crops arc looking and are not suffering in any Two 6r three days rain would be but the weather has been very favorable so also came fast The growth has beert retarded somewhat the cold weather but the fine weather now prevailing Is just what Is needed most In this COALDALE June hers have not advanced as rapidly as early In dlciitloiiH would The cold frosts at have tarded But this is not with out Its value In view of the lack of Nothing has suTfered Fridays rain it has been reported went down three and Is suffic ient to germinate flax and other lato People passing through our district say that crops here compare favorably with those In other The winds have been of no and some fields have suffered jionsfderably in this MAQRATH May rain which started last night has continued in fine steady showers all day and all farmers are happy and crops never were in better shape for a bumper CONTINUED FROM FHONT PAOK Farther south tha French lost a little SLIGHT ADVANCE June Germans have made a further advance In the Qurcq capturing the town of SillyLa On the Marne front German troops which had forced a pass age of the river were driven back again by French and American f Race For Paris June German ad vance on the Aisne sector seems to bo developing a race for Paris and recalls the race for the sea after tho battle of tho In 1914 it was a question primarily of each sidetrying to outpace the other and turn his oppoSients The present contest is a race of effectives with each contestant trying to bring up as many men as possible in shortest possible time In order to be numerically master of the In the offensive began on the Germans intended to capture Amiens and the channel The was not of a nature to bring immediate The Germans realized this and in their hasto to finish matters resumed the march toward Paris for the third thinking Hint such would mean an end to tho The enemy Is now apparently risking all in a formidable attempt to reach SEMIPRO LACROSSE FOR ONTARIO CAPITAL I June new lacrosse league which will be conducted on a free and easy basis is projected for this It will be run on semipro feifional lines and it Is expected that many old timers who were pro minent 141 the National Lacrosse Union will come out of If the ijlatvs of the promoters are suc cessful the semiseries will he Charlie Querrlo la back Juno is no lack of moisture for the growing crops In this In addition to the heavy snows of u couple of weeks rain INDIANS WIN AT I June a game of lacrosse between the Carlisle In dian team of of which ONeill of Is and the Pcnxylvanla played at the Indians won by u licore of M to Carlisle lost unn match this being defeat ed by 3 by the Navy team before the Indians were well under way at the opening of the Auto Tires OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Hay wood System ReTreading and Repairing By Experitneed Workmen All Work Guarantied SPECIAL EQUIPMENT FOR RIM CUT REPAIRS 308 Ellison Mill Take a Tip from Us You will be fined unless you obey the headlight We have the size for your Macbeth Conophore Osgoode Telephone NonGUre BAALIM MOTOR Do Not Forget to Leave Your Old Tires and Tubei in v HOME OF fHE CHEVROLET y BACK OF UNION ;