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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1918 THE feETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEN ADDITIONAL SPORT IN ElY DAYS OF OF PIICHERS His Feats in 1884 Have Been Equalled by IWodem i in 72 18 in 30 Pitched 72 games during the season Of Won 18 garnoa In succession In a period of 30 Pitched 37 consecutive games and 27 of Pitched winning games on five suc cessive Won SS ganfes out ot 27 pitched In a little more than a Played right field when not in the pitching t Was compelled to deliver high or low hall as batsman Pitched for n light hitting team and won pennant through his own When Pat Ragan pitched two games on successive days this al though he won only one of the feat produced a mild sensation in baseball Instances of a pitcher being sent to KIDNCY9 SUCCEEDED Where Travel and Change of Climate Failed to Restore Health four years ago I wrote you of my Condition from Muscular and Inflammatory Kheumntisra and Kidney Trouble nnd my through travel and dinner of climate to ful myself of tlieseumvelconie n ml how I only found relief in Gin rills after spending lot of time aud money in foreign Since then Gin Pills have been my sheet I find in ndvancitity years n tendency the kidneys to pet 6ut oforder more easily Minn formerly but a few doses of Pills puts Ihom right wards off other and more eerimis When 1 remember what I endured through Kidney Trouble nnd Rheum ttism nnd the freedom from these which 1 now feel it notoaly n diity but pleasure to recommend Gin Kidney Mid Bladder Troubles to my thousandsjpf per sonal friends throughout Canada to whom 1 well known as commercial traveller of pvcr forty years active Signed Gin Pilli H for EOc or 6 boxes for til toad Sample free if you lo National Drug of Toronto rr to United Statna addreift Main the mound for two games otr success ive days are now so rare that It gives rise to If Hadbourno were developer would ne a reignltig aensattofl the national The wlio In major league does duty twice ftwebklfe regarded as an overworked arid the pitcher who replaces a knocked out mounder once or twice a week Is lokod upon asa commendable mem ber of the Were More Which points to the conclusion that the pitchers of thirty years ago worn more serviceable than the present crop of hurlerfl or else the batsmen of the present timo ore more diffi cult to deceive than wero an cient sluggers like Connor and others ot that period Whatever the reason may have been baseball history records the fact that the pitchers of 25 w 30 years ago did not seem to think they were earning their by no means extravagant sala ries unless they pitched three four complete games each week and play ed In the outfield on the days that they wero not in the OldTimers There is no basis for a claim that the conditions under which the moundsmen of old worked were eas ier than those Hint now On tbo contrary the rules governing the delivery to the batter were much more trying than they now The greatest handicap placet pitchers from 1870 to 1SSB was what was known as the high and lowball Under this rule the batter could call for a ball between the knee and the bolt and the and ihiu enabled many hard hitters to insist on the delivery of the ball at the exact heigm where they could ihit Connor and others who could best hit a ball I between the knee ami the blt did terrific and Pop who preferred a ball the belt j and tho also played havoc with the Natural all these men were nat ural and oven after the abo lition the high and low bail tiiey continued to clout the spheroid with tho greatest U is questionable if the 50 distance the pitchers stood from tho home plate in the early SOs was any artvnn but in any event tiie higfc and I low ball ovorbalanted all other con The might shoot the ball straight over the but if it hap pened to go below the belt line when j a high ball had been called for it was declared a Therefore the pitcher i not only waa required to send the ball over the but also at a certain I i If modern moundsmen were com SMOKING SWEET Candidate for Commissioner of Public Works pelled to pitch according to a high and low ball rule it is to we feared the batting averages ot the leading ers would climb to amazing It was the high and low ball rule that made the record of Charles Itad bourne of the Providence Grays In 1884 so This great pitcher engaged in 72 games in that year and won 18 successive The dis tance was 50 feet and the hitters called for a low or high Light Hitting In view of the iact tliat the Grays wero a light and that tha fielders at that time were not equip ped with the armor that now is so po tent In Defensive work the perfor mance of Radbourne still stands as the most remarkable history of the national gamev In addition to winning 18 complete games in Radbourno pitched 37 consecutive games and won 28 of The 18 games that won in succession were all pitched within a first game against New York was August the score being 4 to 2 in favor ot Providence and the last was on Sep tember Radbdurne shutting out 3 to But a feat which probably never has been was his pitching win ning games on five successive days on September and Afterwinning IS straight Ilad lost a game1 to buffalo by 2 to but after that defeat Old Hoss settled down and captured more games In succes making a total of 20 victories in 2J games pitched from August 7 to September Any time that Rad desired to rest hs arm ho would send the assistant pitcher to the box and go to the right It was while playing right field that Rad won an 38inning gaiua from Detroit by making a home run hit in the last Johnny Ward was the pitcher for Providence that day and a the Weld man and Trott were the battery for V It or few coughs from our celd by Radiator Repair Station Opens foir Business On Monday I have returned to JvOthbridge to open a radiator repair who know my work understand that 1 am u radiator man competent to handle all kinds of jepalrs to radiators on Automobiles and Tractors I without removing tho finish and return the JoJ looking asgood us now Vou will not be able to Bee where the repair was If you huvo any trouble with your radiator bring it to ins and youiwlll have a first guaranteed job by one who thorough ly understands tho I will bo at thii abd to talte your and will have plant roadyjo start work on Andys Radiator Repair Station BEHIND DALLAS HOTEL ADVICE TO Hero is a story for men who have thankless sometimes you feel down hut if you read this story of Leon Awes the K doesnt stand for Kalamity and cheer Here is a man who has workecj 13 years in tho big baseball show and lias never received credit for what he has except by tho select and un demonstrative who like his work well enough to pay for The reason for this outburst at this time is tho fact that tho box scores a few days ago showed that Ames pitched a twohit not allowing a hit after tho first lost Loon Ames Is tiie dean of pitchers In both He has served bis time with the the Reda and the and he is still Ho has pitched his nohit gamo and has appeared in the world Here is Ames receipt for keeping young la the pitching box Dont try to strike out every Master control in preference to some new in tho control dont cut the heart the plate with every but get tho ball around the or you know the butter will not have a full A change of pacot which means fast a curve uud a slow is all you Practice for n free motion ona which will uot strain the arm with ovfry And when you get this youre ready WHY IS IT thru some players al ways leave the fuwnsmoother on the green when they are through or WHY IS IT if they dont do they drop it on tin side of the from which you naturally WHY IS you have to walk ahead about fifty feet and lift the twHish you fool like chucking it a but you WHY IS IT that about as often us one of those ec lipse brush lies where it should be on tlio far side ot the and you and JIMNY CHRISM youre away too strong and its going over a mile takes a bound and strikes that old brush and bounces back near tho very centre of the green Oh tefldle teedlc painful sound of joyful whisUmg WHY IS IT that some fellows still persist iu playing anyhow especially seem to pick on WHY IS IT that some they dont read or for the big leagues for a run of at least 10 according to There is no reason why you should step out at the 80year and dont forget that early to plenty of sleep and good habits will keep the right or left arm in How does Ames keep la condition Let him tell it himself t take my time iu the I dont attempt to curve a ball un til I have pitched or lobbed em up for a week or tun Many pitching arms have been ruined by trying to uso too much stuif in Here is Ames record for 11 years In tho National league He has pitched in won 165 and lost his percentage bo ing Ho has strikeouts to his credit and has allowed bases on His earned run record per nine inninggamo is for 33 From Tho The directors of tho Tabor agricul tural with tho hearty sup port of have been successful ill securing new dates for this years Tuber The dates will be July 30 and 31 and August On June at tho Methodist by the Miss Pearl Gertrude of was united lit mar riage to Carl Frederick of Purple The happy couple will reside on Hecks farm near Purplu Constable Cline of the provincial who has been in charge at Taber since the first of has been transferred to and is succeeded in Tuber by Constable War who was formerly located hero as a member of the mounted A very quiet wedding was celebrated at Knox Church on June Roy Henderson and Hazel both of were united in the bonds of holy mat rimony by Roy Henderson was a member of tho ICtli Canadian Scottish regiment and was wounded at tho front and received his discharge several months The bride Is well and popularly known throughout the The best wishes of a host of friends have been extended to the happy The brides and James Branson accompanied the young couple tn Lethbridge for the cero IIUIll hear or get a spiritual message or bird whisper in their ear that in the best circles they are not doing that this and never WHY IS IT that they dont remem ber thats what Kaiser tried to and whn in Helen wants to be the Kaiser even of a Municipal Coil WHY IS IT they donl race in and out of street curs iii the same Hun like oh they arc gentle they got civilized clothes but Oh give them a golf stick In their hams and away they go back to stoneage ethics at WHY IS IT after you have heard some chap call to the ladies who are hurrying In trout of to take their you kind of like that and the sky is blue and the sun shines a little Its surprising what a difference just a little thing like that WHY IS IT that we have come to the give the ladies half a chance on the golf course and they will treat you like you were a gentleman whether you are or mostly WHY IS IT thatwe hate this line of dope and we know that we do lots of thingsthat Class our glamrojng golf balls at ladies heads isnt one of WHY IS IT when youve got a cold and Its June and its hot as Abyssinia and you never could drink that two per and you hick pep but you go out and play golf and perspire and it transpires that with piespiriug your muscles loosen up and you get some great distance and are lucky enough to sink some long but jfwi havent been keeping of your total score and you add it up and ks one less than vour pre vious effort and you scnuih your bean and think you must have missed a holes or added wrong and you check i up and as t as a cats n is pcTfectly trie did jt alright Oil Oh where do wis so here Hrlly you feel better an ever WOMEN THANK THEM FOR i June The National Council of Wo men today passed a vote ol thanks to both Canadian hous es of on receiving a formal announcement from Ottawa that the senate had passed theNational Franchise Authorization for publication of Legal Status by Provincial vies president for was o Maple Leaf Millingx Company offered to donate to tho Dominion Government the malt house property at Kingston for the purpose hav ing it devoted to accommo dation for NbBLEMEN among Have you smoked one lately A satisfy ing kindly to the nerves and mild and uniform in Davis Q Sons Have a Complete Stock OF S Ice Cream to Screen Doors to to Screen 75c And SCREEN WIRE AU Have You Tried the Vacuum Ice Cream Freezer IN TWO One Two H1CKSEHL HARDWARE General Plumbing and Heating Phone 762 ;