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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, JUNK 12, 1917 THE LRTHBNIDGE. IJAITA HEHAI.P PAGE THREE 'BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus tSQ-HED RTHER HAN WORD Big League Baseball Philadelphia Now York Chicago St. Louis Cincinnati Boston llrooklyn Fltlsburg NATIONAL Won. Lost. 20 26 20 2i 23 1C 1C 15 15 1C 23 2S P.C. .421 .410 .343 AMERICAN ,Won. LosL Chicago Doslon..... New YorU Cleveland Detroit..... St. Louis Washington Philadelphia 20 IS 17 15 P.C .us .6511 ".510 .-155 .400 .370 ..357 Diamond Dots the District Ball Teams lE Both Are Champions in Their ChisseSr-'-'Would Be a Great liatllc But Gotch Weighed Only 181 Lbs. When He Won Wrest- ling Championship Xow York, June Cliampion Henny Leonard and Feath- erweight Champion Johnny Kilbane, are going to find out which of liieni Is Ihe champion of champions. They are going lo meel within a very shorl lime and the bout undoubtedly will be under Hie direction of the famous S1LER WINS THREE IN A ROW Champion. June Siler, Ihe well Cleveland referee an'! Ilinkel. iirnmnlnr Mall "Caddock Is too lighl for a real heavy-weight champion. When Ihe war Is over tho European wrestlei crush him to the mat decisively. This is the trend of talk heard among mat fans, bul 11 Is nol tho "dope." Frank Golch weighed ni :-ore fnrlrltiok when lie fnuch and won some of Hie hardest matchc of his Probably the liardcs match Golch ever had was his haltl with Tom Jenkins, former America mat champion, in Hcllingham. Wash In this, one of the roughest battle inkel. in the annals of American wrestling Plans for Ihe bout practically were (jon-n wore dcv.'n his man and loo ,1.1.a IUUH-IL >1UIC uwv. agreed upon when Jimmy Dunn, man- (hc Holcn T31IK- niliflnn mnn-l _ man and too became America Stole Home in 15th 'SI Louis June Gonznles stole home in tho 15lh inning wllli the run that gave St. l.onis the victory over -.Philadelphia lotiny fl lo.'-C- rjilladelpllhi 400 000 000 000 4 C 1 SI Louis.. bcschgcr and Klllifer; Uoak anil Livingston. Three Pitchers In Pinches. Pillsburg, Juno Thrcn pitchers proved effective In pinches against the Pittsburg team hero today, Boston win- ning 2 to 0. ..Boston 7 1 I'illsburg 4 2 Nchf, Tyler, Allen and Tragrcssor; Jllller, Crimes and Wagner. Eller's Pint Game Cincinnati, June Eller storied his first game in tho National league Cincinnati defeated about Iho samo as Cad'Jock low. here inrlny and Brooklyn 3 lo 2. Brooklyn 4 2 Cincinnati 000021 OOX-3 7 1 Cheney and Jllller; Eller and WIngo. Bunched Hits Chicago, June Erratic fielding hy Chicago coupled with bunched nils pnvc New -York an easy victory over Chicago. today S to 2. New York .200 200 310-S 10 0 Chicago 5' E Benson and Rarlden, Gibson, Dong- las and Elliott. All games postponed, rain. NORTHWESTERN Vancouver 3; Spokane ,2. .Seattle, n.ri game. Tacoma travelling. NORTHERN Winnlpcg-Mlnol, postponed, rain. Kargo-Warren, postponed, rain. ASSOCIATION Minneapolis 4; Columbus 5. St. Paul 0; Louisville 6. Milwaukee 3, Indianapolis 1. Kansas Cily 0; Toledo 4. PACIFIC COAST Oakland won a 10-lnning game from San Francisco today. Oakland.3; San Francisco 2. No other games sched- uled, teams travelling. INTERNATIONAL Buffalo 2; Rochester 7. Montreal 1; Toronto 3.. Olhcr International games postpon ed, rain. agitlu tor Kllbane; Hilly Gibson, man- at 95 anil he weighed auticn ID ins sums ror Leonard, and Hinkel mel _ ono of wir.nins three SMS- mnkel olfered 55 per ceiil. o( for DIG Champion learn within Ees ,ilc Lurnstiles for llio four hours. On Thursday evening ln i 0[ staging Ihe bout. He bard fought game. Champion won rcady to lay llic allractlon from Lomond by a score; of 4-3. On, Cleveland and ask for the Friday at the Stavely tournament, lhal can be oh- Cliampion brought home the ]j0 the winning first from Stavely and Ilien Ilelorc leaving, Caddock's lack of "poundage may a handicap In meeting men of llic class of Mahmoul and Hie elder should IhcsR mat warriors turning tho trick 1 Attendance at Washington Poo Brooklyn or Toronto To Get Senators The well known football correspon- dent "J. C." of Iho Sporllng Chronicle of Great Britain, In an arllclc ot re- cent date, foresees a very gloomy fu- ture for old country'soccer .tor many a day lo come.7 That IB, If tbo war "J. C." In a forecast of the coming season goes on RS follows: "Leagues may prepare schemes, and clubs may make plans, but the situa- tion ken. It Is well lo prepared, but Ihe playing of matches neil wihler must become In- crcaelnjly difficult It .tho war Is not at end ere harvest Is Men ot strength nnd activity oro re- quired In so many directions lliat Iho problem becomes more acute. At prc- there aro'clubs which doulil Iho wisdom of conllniiallon. and II In cur- tain thai It .Iho 1-ancaanIrc and Mid- land clubs resume'In Iho autumn, torno syslom ol sharing rccclpla will liavc. lo be Introduced. Ono cannot eyes lo 'the qucitlona ot man- power nnd financial resources as they effect football. "It may be Ihut lada under 13, wilh (lie assistance of skilled munition men irs, inn" lining n.u iicforc leaving. However, iimtvci In Ihe Tirft game "I the beginmns wrung a promise? from both Dunn and if the ninth innine the score was tied! in n-hlch' -both men agreed Ullly Simllli with twolnoL' afrangeracnts for the no en out slugged out the ball for llic bout unlji [hey Iiqv inning run. 'Alex. Allen did Cleveland pro t-Id makin n 0 New York, Juno. big baseball Involving the probable abandon- ment ot Washington by the Ameri- can league and Ihe Iransfer of Clark Griffiths1 Senators, Including Ihe fam- ous Walter JoTmEon, lo some oth-ir city Is receiving serious conslderallon- As a mnjor league buseba'.l cliy, Wnshlnglon IB hopeless, according to tho galo receipts that have been re- corded there for more than a year. Not even Waller Johnson can hold the crowds. The attendance this season has hccn oven smaller tlinn In 1D1C, alchcs out of eiglil chances. Lewis rothcrs. Slar and Barney Hummelll d the heavy hitting for the Cham- on leam. llarncy, after a short erm on the bench, due to a broken ose and finger, Is again on the field nd going strong. In Ihe lasl game, Ihoufh lircd, our oys went in wilh Ihe winning spirit. HeK the old war horse, always in- plres thai spirit !n his team mates, as -ell as tile supporting fans. Brilliant laying marked Iliis game. Slier d llio game at a critical pninl, sprair- ng llic ball wilh a brilliant one-hand- rt running calch and Ihrowing Iho man out 2! third. In Hie sixth, Leflj ,owis at second, with bases full, made i brilliant one-banded calch and wilh he able assislance of Slarr al flrsl, vound up Ihe Inning. The game fin- shcd wilh 'a fast double, Silcr lo ,ewls to Star. Score TABER 7, TRAVERS 4 Travcrs, June another big game is over; the best one played on Hie home grounds Tftbcr came lo Travers Thursday nflcrnoon with good players and Lewis in [be bo.T. Travcrs1 pllcher had been to Lethbridsc Ihe day before, so bad fully recovered from the Irip therefore one or Iwo ot Iho players had lo pilch and held Tabcr down belter tlian was expected. Tho score ended 7 lo 4 in favor of Tabcr. The] avo several good roolcrs, bul didn'l ring Ihe loud ones. they wil ome again as they arc a swift team )f 'course Travers didn't do mud ases on hla trip around Iho circuit, fair-hit ball over the icnce entixles he bailor lo a home run under the la if the ball oncoy goes ut of Ihe umpire's slghl. 11 cannot e found and brought back and a play nadc with It. It a ball hit over the ence, should go out of sight of Iho oiplre and then Elrike some obslruc.- lon, ai.d bound back into tho play- ng field no play coultl be made wllli t. The bailer would be allowed a lomo even It Ihe ball 'was refurn- d to the diamond in time to head him >If before lie completed the clrcuit- Tbal Is whal Is meant by tlio rule llowing Ihe batter a home run on a ball batted over the fence or Into a stand on fair territory. Ncvcrlhe- ess, the hntter must touch all bases o secure his home run. He cannot jo put out on such a hit unless he the fielding side tile chance lo do to by failing to touch one or more bases. The principle of the game Is that no run can bo scored unless tb runner who scores il has louched al the bases in their proper succession Therefore it is possible to retire a bailer who has maSe n fair hit uve Ihe fence provided lhat ho neglect lo louth a base. It the ball ia brought back- Int play llic play can lie maile wilh i i, If Ihe ball has been lost the play ca I be made with Ihe nest ball that Ihe umpire to do but call him ul In a case of lhat kind. Of course, bis play could not be made after the cw Lall had been pitched to the suc- eedlne liallcr. But al any lime prc> lous to '.hat. It could be made. Tbl3 the ruling of President Tener f Ihe National league, nnd applies lo H games played. Any batter how- ver, wbo makes a liil over the tenco nd falls to touch all the bases should sent out to the counlry to grow olatoes for the army. OE RIVERS WINS AND LOSES Ogdep. Utah, June JOB niversot Los Angeles. In his flib.1 Saturday Al Young ot Oklahoma, WE3 awarded Ihe referee's decision In Iho iftli round of a scheduled 15-rouml toul on a foul. The decision was un- popular and raised such a furore as las seldom been seen here. Tho ic- celpts, totalling were taken in hand by the police and will be divid- ed among three charitable organiza- tions, the police chlct Eald- put In play by the mos cases where a liomc run has been hit over Ih.e fence the ball I? not returned. Then Ihe fielding side, as soon as a snouid inese mai warriors i '11 MSJS; rT K of weight does not necessarily mean, that Caddock Is a fluke champion. .-e talked to Hinkel. d work al centre ntfd, making nr5L crack al the bonl whether is held there or in China. Hinkel threatens lo' rellre- from Ihe promoting game when.be has lisded his greatest of all present da> matches. Just this boul, he promises He has the bearl, as shown by the. long, di-awn-out fighl .with Slecber. Golch was In a class hy himself. He met them and Zbyszko. Slahmonl and defeated them all. Caddock has yet lo win bis spurs as world's champion. It is nalural for Gotch lo be partial lo Caddock. It is especled lliat Gotch should wanl lo sec a gr.ippler of the class of Caddock keep Ilia lille away from the wresller from Dcdge, Neb. Stcchcr is a one bold wrestler. He won fame and dollars and a banker's daughter on the slrenglh of the scis- sors hold. H was his one best bet. He fairly squeezed his opponents into submission. man who figure! out a defense tor the scissors bold beat Steelier, for that's all he said notch, when he aniiounc- permanent retirement from the can make a putoul on Ihe negligent taller throwing to Ihe base which he failed lo touch and holding the hall there. There would he nothing nnd homo service soldiers, may 'able to coiulltulo learns, bul even so, I fall lo sco bow cllhcr Individual players or clnb elovens can overcome In Iho fuliiro Ihe present dfrficullles ot loni Ir.ivcl. Jt (hero be foolbull In Iho near future, provided Ihe war 19 still In progress, 1 am Ifrald that groups of clubs will be rt fn local circles with a com- shorl illameler. In rn} opinion It bns been marvellous that Ihe clubs have' dono so well. Thoy havn done good for llio counlry In several warn, and It II.la possible lo curry on, depend upon fool tall folki wlltjirlns Ingenious mind, to shoulders lo Mi and Iho oilier American leneuo clubs seem lo favor ft wllhdrawsl from Ihe 'capllal. While President. Bnn Johnson refus- ed to commit himself, It IB undcrslooi that thc-plail to move Iho Waahlngloi club lo Drooklyn somewhat nppeuls to him, Baseball men Vbo fnvor this move have lold Johnson Ihnl Brooklyn vlll support two tlr.it class clubs operated on a non-conflicting schrdul basis. But Ihe big obstacle In th way nf this plan Is llio consent of Iho National league. It Is barely possible however, lhal If llio American lengu would agree lo pay n hljh rcnlal to tho use of EbbellsV field, wnllo Iho [lobins were on Ihe road, the consent of Mensra. Ebbetta and JtcKcovcr mlghl be obtained. It Brooklyn falls. Toronto nppcnra lo bo Ihe only prospect. While ma- jor logue magnates'' nro reliiclnnt, lo discuss the Canadian city as a pos- sible member of-lhc Johnson clrcull, close ntlldenls of condtllons slirronnd- Al'lhe Mnnhaltan Athletic club where Freddie Welsh lost his title It was staled lliat the fight drew S1314D Leonard was give and Welsh drew down approi malcly "The funny part of il Is 1 don t feel like'a champion. I feel exactly like Henny Leonard, who for a chance lo knock out Ficadle welsh and bring the world's lightweight championship back lo America." 'dial's how Benny Leonard express- il himself loday as he described his eeltngs after he had annexed Welsh's igbtwclfil't crown. "I ivent home feeling k'lndn funny nd happy, and when I awakened I lo mama lo give me some dope ur something, because I didn'l feel a >it dlfi'ercnl. You know, when a fcl- ow Is alter something rlghl Hard and N Bal] Teiim Por 5Jan von'li rcsl until' he gols it, he sorta "r feels he should feel like a different M'no Clouts rill Over fence nan when lie finally lands II. Bul d p jj (o Connect Wilh I Isn't thai way al all. I'm Jusl plain Benny Leonard, arid glad ql it. All Jour liases "When 1 got-home fronf the fight Ilierc were hundreds of people in front of (be house. They yelled and yelled until I stuck my head out of the window. They wanted me mEke a speech, but I couldn't anything. I Jusl hold up my bands and yelled, 'I love and ron back." ooltng. NO-GLARE Headlights The government says you must nut them on. YVe can supply you with a Warneir Lenz For Stuilebaker, McLaughlin, Chevrolet. Dodge, Maxwell, Ford and for any other make of car. Per Set, BAALIM MOTOR CO. BACK OF UNION BANK HAHRY HOLMAN, Mgr. "CHICK" EVANS IN GOOD FORM SWEET GRASS ORGANIZES Baseball will not bo a dead Item In SWLCI Grass Hits year, as .1 team has already been organized and la now ready for acllon. Thoy will play Ihcir first' gamo al -Milk lllver on Sunday with Hie learn nl tlint place. A num- aer of slrangers arc hero who declare LhemEclvcs hall players nncl, wllh.tbe material of last year, we will probably sen some real ball games Ihis season. Eddie Connors will act PS manager; John Simon captain and K. O. Luke socfelnry and Ircasnrcr. A number of donations already been made to Iho boys In Iho way of rapnoy, anil Jnck Peterson has consented lo lol nc _, tho bsJl'drgrngulloii liavo the uso ot irnfc.sslona Iho hall ono nlglit each week for benc- Kansas Cily, 'Chick" Evans, followed by n gallcry o( about 500 persons, lowered both :hc' amateur and professional, course records of the- Blue llllls Country club when with Alden Swift ot Chi- cago as a partner, they dtfealcd Sawyer, nlsn and Clark, a local professional, four mid -lliree lo go. -The mnlch was pluycd for Ihe benefit ot Hie Cross soclely. Bvans' medal scores for Iho 13 holes was an even 10. Par for llic course Is 72 and bogey 83. .Swift's record Clark's 75 and Sawyer had .Tho amnleur record'ls 73 and tho flt Grass Advocate. INVITE MIC.HIGAN INTO FOLD Big'Nine Alio Volei to Continue Athlctlci Desplit War. Ing tho are' Inclined 10 tbo be- lief lhal Toronlo. on lls Kltendanco showing oven In the face of war ron- dlllons, woiild be profitable. Al nny rnlc, Micro appears no olhcr cily In minor leagues (MlVottlil Illl the bill nnder preBCnl condlljoiis. Clilcago, June (o Ihe University of Michigan lo resume ath- letic' relations 'wilh Ihe "big nine" was unanimously voted by Iho faculty rre- presenlatlve.i nf.dho'wcBlern Inlercol- leslslo conference. which wllhdrow Iwcuuso" of corlaln (raining tlons, lallon. The faculty commlUce also unanl moifsly voled (6'conllmie" nlhlcllcs If of.war condHlons. InrlM! KSCRUSO o coran an rc.nnc tlons, la expected lo nccopl the Invl- CADDOCK THROWS ROSERS Waterloo, la., June Ccd- diftk defealei! Joe of Chicago n R wresting match here Saturday night In alralehl talla, Tho first fall came-In one hour end ono minute and.Iho second In seven mlnules. Ed- ward Smllh, of Chlcato, refereed Iho match, There, is often a big %argifmenl on what shall be dona when a. bailer hits (he ball over the fence for a home MANYBERRIES POSTPONED TO A Grand Frontier Cclebratioi. Every pretUion for toe biggest day's ton erer held in tke Soath. .B1F For partiCTUrt write THE SECRETARY ;