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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBniDGE DAILY HERALD THURSDAY. JUNE 13. 1918 "BRINGING UP FATHER' By G. MeManus *Jso i'M ^^r^^o it will oh: th^t ^ll r\CO..lBe. MAKERS Motorist Paradise Golf-Fishing Touring Get fresh vim for your war �work-Increase your efficiency by a 71811 to cool, green, distinctive VICTORIA and wonderful Vancouver Island-a European tour in miniature. WRITE FOR INFORMATION PUBLICITY' C0MMI88I0"NER VICTORIA BRITISH COLUMBIA 24 Boston......... .\'ow York....... Chiciigo ......... Cleveland ......... 27 Washington ....... 2." St. Louis ........ 2-2 Philadelphia ...... l!i Detroit ........... 13 2iT L'l 20 24 24 o- 2S p.r. ..".2'.l .4:  '>o .489 Pittsburg ...... ... 20 >; .465 Boston ........ ... 21 2,-| .457 Philadelphia ,. . .. IS iir� .419 St. Louis .. .. . ... 17 25 .405 Brooklyn ...... . . . lu 28 .349 New York, June -New York broko Chicago's winning streak here today, Perrltt defeating Tyler in a pltcher.i' battle 1 to 0. Score: Chicago .........OOO 01)0 000-0 6 0 New York .......100 000 OOx-1 2 0 Tyler and Kllllfer; Perrltt and -Mc-Carty. Boston, June 12.-Flllengem pitched Boston to 1 to 0 victory over Pittsburg todav. Score: Pittsburg .........000 000 00.0-0 3 0 Boston ...........100 OOU OOx-1 5 1) .Miller and Schmidt; Flllengem and Wilson. Cincinnati - Brooklyn, postponed, rain. St. Louls-Phllivdelphla, postponed, rain. A Common Occur AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Milwaukee 7. Indianapolis 12. Kansas City 5, Toledo 7. St. Paul 5, Louisville 11. Minneapolis 9, Columbus -I. Gained Natural Prominence. He is Harold Throckjnorton, and for 1 I more than a year he;ha�.been blazing 'a mcteurlike'path across the courts of .\merica, having become a national figure when he engaged in a patriotic tour of the country last year with Fred B. Ale.vander, .Miss Molla Bjur-sted and Miss Mary Browne. During this tour . Throckmorton's play forced the counfjy to recognize hini as one of the real stars of the game and predict for him a future as brilliant as that of Williams. .\ short time ago he was in action on the fast clay courts of the Terrace club of Flatbush. in Brooklyn. Though this was early in the season his play against Alexander showed real championship caliber. Has Physical Requirements. Throckraorten ha.s all the physical requirements of a great tennis player. He Is tall and rangy. Ho Is lithe on his feet as a panther and can cover ground with the great speed necessary in playing an effective net game. He is strong enough to endure the most gruelling matches. His physical gualitications are well balanced by his mental capabilities. Throckmorton thinks quickly and readily, co-ordinates his perception with his play, his liraln and muscles working in perfect harmony on the court. This Is one of the prime requisites of a groat tenuis player. He must take in every situation, every possibility instantly and then be able to meet It physically. Has No Weakness. It can not be said that Throckmorton Is weak at any department of the game. His service is excellent, his driving hard and accurate and his volley game exceeding fast. He plays either tlie net or lines with equal facility and covers an immense amount of territory on the courts. Combined with it all he has youth, supreme confidence in himself, without conceit and ambition to be the national champion. Now York.-College baseball players of class have the chance of a lifetime now to muko something of their ability. Dig league scouts, slipping from the usual practice of combing the minor leagues before paying attention to the college phenoms, are taking the other track now and are visiting the colleges first. The Athletics, the Senators, the Cardinals, the Indians, the Tigers, and the Pirates already have put emissaries Into the field to look things over. As a result of these early Investigations of promising big league material one fine-looking prospect already is about to be signed to a contract by the Cleveland club. He is Capt. K. I. June, captain of the West Virginia team, and its star hurler. June is recommended highly by no loss a person than Charlie Hickman, former big leaguer and now mayor of Morgantown, the city where the West Virginia school Is situated. June has beefti the leading hurler of the Mountaineer team for tho last three years. In his first year at the university he won ten games and lost one for his school. Laat year ho was given the backing of one of tho poorest teams in the history of the school, yet he won a majority of games in which he participated. This year Juno has started on a glorious path. Already he has vanquished Arrny and Syracuse, in addition to other strong teams! Cleveland has the call on his services, according to word from Morgan-town." hut other clubs are after him. If he decides to sign he will go to some club immediately after the close of the season at the university. Other schools are being combed just as dlllgqntly. And the young fellows win get more attention this summer than has been the custom. The lack of big league material in the minors, together with the loss o! many players by tho majors, will make every big league manager think long and hard before deciding to give up any kind of a ball player. player of tompornment-Cobb is adjudged right and the teammate wrong. Cobb never loses an argument. This has built up on enmity that has been disastrous. Players on the club-how many 1 do not know, but enough to destroy tho team's efficiency-really hate Cobb and Jennings. Sam Driven Out. Sam Crawford was driven out of the majors because he could not got along with Cobb, and therefore with Jennings. Yet few will say that Wa-hoo Sam was through as a major leaguer, and certainly none can say that he is a hard man to handle. Some players say the Detroit Tigers will never win until Jennings Is ousted, and Cobb Is sold. Tliey argue that Cobb more than counteracts his great ballplaylng by his trouble making. To bo sure, enemies of Cobb and Jennings talk thus, but the very fact that they are enemies proves that something is wrong In Detroit, that the Tiger house must undergo an energetic cleaning, and that tho team's spirit must be completely changed before pennants can be won.-Los Angeles Tribune. People's Forum lleve If other citizens would respond to tho call as the Mayor and Com-missioner Grace have done thero would be no ball tor sheep stealers, horse thieves and chicken skotchers. 1 say again, call the hall, ho men, honorable to the case, teach the principles of citizenship to the rising generation and also to the hardened old thief who would spoil the life of our new generation. 'Pho Lethbrldgo Herald has had Its day. I am a Liberal, but 1 do not stand for this longhaired i|juso heaped upon our town officials. We cannot afford to change our adnjinlstratton no more that tho British can afford to dispense with the services of their leading mou. I could point to you a number of things Inaugurated by some of your so-called business men which will remain a monument to their everlasting disgrace. Ho careful, ray Board of Trade, keep out of tho civil sight. .\s to jingo be fair. JOHN BRODIK. Six Jllle Coulee. LITTLE ROAST ON THE FARMERS. Communications under this heading must bear the signatures of ' the writers. ance WITH THE AUTO OWNER WHO CONSIDERS ANY REPAIR SHOP GOOD ENOUGH. BRING YOUR CAR TO US FOR REPAIR AND ATTENTION AND YOU WILL BE ALWAYS SATISFIED THAT YOUR CAR IS IN PERFECT CONDITION WHEN LEAVING ON A LONG TRIP. OUR COMPLETE LINE OF TIRES, TUBES AND ACCESSORIES ARE ALWAYS AT YOUR SERVICE, COME AND LOOK THEM OVER. STANDARD GARAGE THIRD STREET SOUTH INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE l-'irsl game-Kochestor 2, Toronto 1-. Second game-Hocheater 3, Toronto 1. Newark 1, HInghampton 6. Jersey City 3, Baltimore 3. Buffalo-SyraeusB, postponed, grounds. FRICTION CAUSES DETROII FAILURE Too Much Temperamental Cobb Assigned for Turmoil Among Tigers POLICE ADMINISTRATION. Lethbrldge, June 10, 191S. l<;!dltor, Lethbrldgo Herald. , My Dear Sir,-Re your observations in city economy, 1 bog to uphold the action of Mayor Handle on tho stand he has taken and commend his zeal towards the city in regard to police admintsirptlon. The Mayor has always had the Interests of the city at heart and the manhood to enforce his principles. My name does appear on your assessment list. Forsooth tho actions of tho Board of Trade to dictate terms or our Board of Commissioners, they were elected not by them, but by the whole body of taxpayers. Take it back Mr. President Marnock, you are only one man and your organization is only composed of some of those. Keep your arrow within your narrow sphere, you will do well. We look to these .Commissioners to do their duty as such. 1 am writing between the showers which win hrlng wealth. I firmly bo-I I ' - . I AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By tho Famous Haywood System RE-TREADING & REPAIMING By Experienced Workmen. All work guaranteed. Special Equipment for Rim Cut Repairs. R. D. RITCHIE 208 13th St. S. Opp. Ellison Mills London. Ont., June 11.-Canadian farmers came In for a little attention at tho Presbyterian general assembly tonight at the hands of Rev. Capt. .McDonald, of Klntoro, Ont., a returned chaplain, who hold up for their guidance and edification the record of his native town In Scotland. "I want to tell our Canadian farmers this," said Chaplain -McDonald, "in the town of Stornoway there Is not an able-bodied man at home." Great War V'eterans of Brockvilln unanimously passed a resolution strongly endorsing from their own experience, the military work pt the Y..\LC.A.. and deprecating criticisms at the Hamilton convention. PRAYED WHEN IN TIGHT PLACE Mickey Welch, Former Giant, Was a rieligious Man. wet PACIFIC COAST Oakland 3, Vernon 7. Sacramento 13, San Francisco 4. P. C. INTERNATIONAL Seattle 5, Vancouver 2. Aberdeen 1, Portland C. Terminal .'luperlutendent W. H. Farrell, of tho Grand Trunk Rullwiiy in Toronto, has been offered and accepted the position of general manager of tlio Algomii Kastarn Railway Co., with headquarters in Sudbury. I .Mr. Farrell will have charge of Die line from Sudbury to Little Current and will uHsumo the duties of Ills posl- 1 tlon uu July Isu - Veteran fans will recall that famotis old-tlnie Giant pitcher by the name of Michael (.Mickeyi Welch. The New York roster shows that ho twirled tor that noted cdub from the years 1883 to 1892 Inclusive. Welch was a religious man. Wo have this on Uie word of a man who caught for him on a club In, Now York state, before .Mickey reached tho big push. Here's the way this catcher, whoflo name Is Wilson, tails of his experience with M'olch. "We'd be in a tight hole," says this ex-catcher, "and I'd see .Mickey's Hps move. I'd liniiieilhiiely sot uiyself for the shock because, I know ho was going to send acroHs I'lo swiftest ho hud In his collection. .And when I say swift I mean one that would take a fellow oft his pins li ho wasn't ready. Mickey always said a prayer when In a tight place." Flight Lieut. Claude Barker, son of J. J. Harker, an Insijector of the Hudson's Bay Co., at Winnipeg, was killed in an accident whlle.flylug lu Eng laud. .....-� Detroit comes first In the American league standings-starting at tho bottom. The reason? Some say It's Ty Cobb; others blame Hughey Jennings. Bui those who give the answer-that Is, those who know whereof they speak- always work up to one conclusion, and that is this-friction on the Detroit hall club ruins an otherwise great team. Jennings has the greatest ballplayer in the game today. He has remarkable hitting strength. Defensively, both his Infield and his outfield are above the average. His catching staff should give lilm nothing to worry about, but this season it has. Stanage was Injured. Spencer could not come to terms, reported late and has been slowly rounding Into form. Tho real story of tho Spencer trouble is told in one word-friction. Too Much Friction. For years Jennings has had Cobb, has had unusual hitting strength, and bus had a good Infield, good outfield and good catching staff. The blame for defeat has been placed on the pitchers, but that does not end the ar-gdinont. The truth Is this-Detroit has not done as well as It should, and there's a reason. From hallplayor after ballplayer I have hoard tho same story-two or throe times from men on the Detroit club, but moatly from other players who were closo friends to inombors of the club. Always the story has boon that strife oil the club has killed the team's spirit. The story runs soiue-thlng like this: Ty Cobb and Jonnliigs are th* elog-est of pals. What Cobb sayg ii law. It Cobb has trouble with hooi* t�smmalo |-and he tro(;iueutl/ doei. fur be is a, SERVICE STATION HENRY J. DENN Proprietor All.Makes of Batteries Charged and Repaired 311 7th Street 8, Phone 616 Vulcanizing that will outlast the tire, many people have been trying to find. That's why we want you to know our address. Wo have an up-to-date equipment and can satisfy you with our expert work In AUTOMOBILE TIRE VULCANIZING, as well as pleaso your most critical friends. Try us next time you have trouble. WE MAKE A SPECIALTY OF RETREADING AND RELINING Lethbridge Tire and Repair Station F. B. McKlnnon, Proprietor 305 6th Street, Lethbrldge, Alta. Phone 495 "SERVICE THAT SATISFIES" NASH The car with the Perfected Valve-in-Head Motor We will bo pleased to have you call and see this car in the four-pasaenger roadster type. Value Cars at Volume Prices. BAALIM MOTOR CO. Do Not Forget to Leave Your Old Tires and Tubes in Our Red Cross Box. HOME OF BACK Of UMION BANK THE CHEVROLET . HARRY HOLMAN, Msr. ;