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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATUHDAY, JUNE 15, 1918 THE fcETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ' PAGE SEVEN ADDITIONAL SPORT iBliE; sii IN imlm of BAMll. MDED: PEER of PITCHERS � His Feats in 1884 Have Been Equalled by Modein I Fl^rlei's-Worked in 72 Games-Won 18 in 30 Days.  Pitched 72 gnmcs durlnB the geason or 1884. Won 18 Bamro In sUccoBalon In a porioil of 30 days. Pitched nr conaocutlvo games and �Won 'il of them. I'itohcd winning games on five successive dnya. Won w8 ganfca out ot 2" pitched In a little nun-e than a month. J'lnynd right field when not In the pilclilns -l)ox. 4 Was compoUod to deliver high or low hali aa batsman elected. Pitched for a light hitting team and won pennant through h'.s own cfrorts. When Pat Ragan pitched two games on aucccesivo daya thia spring, although ho won only one ot them, the Jcut produced n mild aonaution in baaeball circles. Instances oC a pitcher holng sent to Where Travel and Change'of Climate Failed to Restore Health irainilton, Ont., Apr. lOtli, 1917. '* Alx>ut fntlr yc:it-fi ngo I Avrntc ya\i of my Condition from Miisculnr niul Iiirtaiiiui.itory mif uiniitism nnd � Kidney 'rroublc nnd my !|Tott.'i tlirouK'* Irnvfl iind cluin^ic of clim.-ilc to fill myself of tlicseiin welcome j;\lrsts, ami linw I only fonnd relief in Gin /'ills after s^-tidiag  lot of lime ftud money in foreign lands. "Since then Cln Pills have liecn tny sheet anchor. ^ I find in lulviincinrj ymir. n tendency *f the kidiievs tn j-ct diit of order more ensily >h,in formerly biita few do^csof Gin I'ir.niiuts Iht'irt riRht and wnrdg otT other and more fcrioMS tro\ihle. When 1 reniemher what 1 � entliired thro!ij;h KMiiey Tronble and Rheura-Rtism and the freedohi from these wliii-h I how enjoy, 1 feel ft not onlv n duly hut a pleasure to recommend Gin rills for Kidney wui nlaflder Troubles to my thousands ,*if personal frlcnd.1 throuKhont Canada to whom I  m well known .as n commercial traveller ct over forty years' active service." JJ7 (Signed) W. G. REID. Cin Pilli lell for EOc a hox or 6 boxes for $2.SO fet aII eooti tioalers, Ssmplc frco if you ivrita lo National Drus ^^hcmical Co. of Canada^^ Limited, Toronto : or to Unttcci State* addrexaf Na-Dru-Co., Main St., Doffalo, N.Y. Candidate for Commissioner of Public Works 15* i^ER PAC the mound for two games on-hucccsb-ivo days are now so rare that It gives rlKe to nfllonlaliinent. It % Iladbourno were developed -lo-day ho would ho, a relgnlilg sensation lu the national ganio. , � � �  The hurlor. who in {i; major league doea duty twice a week i'S regarded as an overworked hbro, and the pitcher who replace."? a Icnockod out iMoiiiulfr once or twice a week is lolced upon as a commendahio member of the staff. ' Were More Serviceable. Which points to the conclusion that the pitchers of tliirty years ago were more sorvicGablc than tiio present crop ot hurlors or else tliR batsmen ot the present time are more difficult to deceive than 'wero the. ancient aliiggiM's like BroiUliers, Anson, Thompson, Connor and others ot that period Whatever the reason may have boon baseball history records the tact that the pitchers ot 2.'. k) 'M years Hgn did not ."jccm to thinlc they were earning tlieir by no means extravagant aalu-ricG unless lliey pitched three x>r four complete games each wnok and played in tlie outfield on the days that they wero not in the boj.-. Old-Tlmcrs Handicapped. There Is no basis for a claim that tho conditions under wlilclt the moundsrficn of old worked wero easier llian those that now prevail. On the contrary tho rules governing the delivery lo tho batter v.-cre much more trying than they now are. The greatest handicap placed on pitchers from 1,S70 to ISSti was what was known as the high and low ball rule. T'ndor thivi rule the batter could call for a liall between llie knee and the bell and the shoulder, and ihia enabled many liard hitters to insist I on the delivery of the ball at the I exact heifflt where they could host jhit. it. Uroulhcrs, Thompson, Coiuior I and others who could best hit a ball between tho knee aiul the b'3ll did torrltic execution, and Pop Anson, who prefer.-Gd a hall tho belt and tho shoulder, also played havoc Willi Iho pitchers. Natural Batsmen, liowever, all these men were nat-1 ural batsnun. and oven after the aho-i lit'on of tho high nnd low bail tiicy I convinued to clout the apheroiil with j tlic greatest vigor. It is qiiosiionable i if the fpfl foct distance whi-jh the 1 pUchers sto.rl from the homo plate in I the early 'SO.i was any .special advan-itapc. but in any event the high a-id j low ball overbalaneed all other con-l>plderatlons. I Tiio ,pitchfr mi.ght shoot the ball j strxught over the plate, but if it hap-pened to go below the bolt lino v;hen ! a high ball had been called for it was l^doclared a ball. Therefore the pitcher I not only wati rctjuired to send the hall over tho plate, but also at a certain I height. , H modern moundsmen were com- III!  III! � llil  III cux EET ShOKIMG Radiator Repair Station Opens lot Business On Monday I hive rotiirnod tojuothbriilpo lo open a radiator repair buslneaa. ThoBo who know my work undoratand that I am a radiator man compoterit to handle all kinds of repairs to radlntors on * Automobiles and Tractor^ � , I ffipnlr without removing the finish ajid return t]i� iqp JooklnR aa'good as now;'You will pot he able td'aeo'whoro the repair -was made. It you huvo any trouble brush lies where it should be on the far aide of ihe green, anil' you aiiproacii, and JI.MXY CHRIS.MI.'.SS. you're away too strong and it's going over a mile and-and- and-it takes a liound and strikes that old brubli and bounces back near Iho ver.v centre of the green! Oh boy, teedle do, teeillc dum, 'painful sound of joyful wlliKUing^ WHY IS IT lhat some fellows still persist in pl;iying through, everybody, anytime, anyhow; especially seem to pick on ladies. WHY IS ri' that someliiue, somewhere, somehow, they don't road or hear or get a spiritual message or a bird whisper in Ihoir ear that in tlie best clrcle.s they are not doing that this yc'tr, and never did, WHY IS IT that they don't renicin-ber lliat's wiiat, tho Kaiser tried to do, and who in Helen wunls to bo the Kai.ser even of a ilunicipal Golf Coiir.ic. WHY IS IT thi^y don't race in and out of stnei i-ars in the nnnw. Hun-like manner, oh no. tliey are gontle-ineii. they got civilized clotlies on, bin Oh lioy. give them a golf stick in Ihi.'ir liaiii.-i and away they go 1)Hc1c to atone-age etiiic.s at one.'. 1 Vi'llY l.S IT after ynu have lieard ] some chap call to the ladies who ifro ' hurryin.g in front of him. to "take 'their limr." yon kind of like that guy, and the sky is lilue and the sunshines a little brighter. It's surprising what a difference just a littie thing like that makes. WHY IS IT that we have come to tho conchi.-iion. thai, give the ladies half a chanco on the golf course and they will treat you like you were a gentleman whether you are or not, mostly not. WHY IS IT thai we hate thi.s line of dope and wc know that we do lots of lliiiig.s- lhai aren't "Class'' ourselves. Ijut Alamnyng golf balls at ladles' heads isn't one of them. Wll^' IS I'i' when you've got a cold anil ll'.s .luno and it's hot as .Vbysslnia and yon never could drink that two per cent, and you lack pcii but yon go out and play golf and perspire and it transpires that with pvespirlng your muscles loosen up and you get some great distance and are lucky enough to sink some l-jng ones, but haven't been keeping trade of your total .score and you add i'. up and i:'s one less thin vour bes-. previous effort and you acrauh yoiu' bean and think you must have missed a hole or added wrong and you check |-. u;- and as s'.i i as a cat'-; a feline, ;';'s rd'fectly tr'je y->d did it alright Oil i'.iy, Oh Joy, where do we go fv.-ini liere'.' Hrliy Gee. Kid. you feel iots Ifetter an 1, cver> thing. : ? : ; ? : WOIV1EN THANK THEM FOR VOTE. : Branltord. Ont., .Tune 13.- : Tho National CouncH of Wo- ? men today passed a vote ot : : thanks to liolli Canadian hous- ? : es of parliament, on receiving : publication of "Legal Status" was given. > .*. c> : : >.! � : : of Hon. A. ,1. McLean, have boon auccessful ih securing new dates for this year's 'l';ibor fair. The dates will bo ,Tuly 30 and 31 and August 1. On Wednesday, June 5, at tho Methodist Parsonage, Tahor, by tho Rev. T. Piiilps. Miss Pearl Gertrude Reno, ot Taber, was' united In mar rlage to Carl Frederick Heck, ot ,PurpIo Springs. Tho happy cpuplo will reside on Mr. Heck's farm [near Purple Springs. Constable Clino of tho provincial polIcQ, who baa been In charge at Tabor since the first of April, has been transterited to Cardaton, and is succeeded In Tabor by Constable War doll; who was formerly located hern aa a member of the mounted police. A very qnlot wedding wna celebrated at Knox Church manae. Lothbrldgo, on Monday, Juno 8. Roy R. Hondoraon and Hazel F. llranson, both of Taber, wero united in tho bonds ot holy matrimony by Rev. W, P. Hurna. Roy Hondersd'h was a niembor of tho Ifith Canadian Scottish roglniont and waa woimdod at tho front and received hla diachargo several months ago. Tho bi'ldo la well and popularly known throughout tho district. TKe' host wlshoa of a host of frlorjds havo boon extended to the happy couple. Tho bride's parents, Mr. and Mra. Jamea M. Branson acoompaiiiod tlio young coupli to Lethbridge lor tho cero-ino'a"  CIGAR Truly,,a NOBLEMEN among cigars. Have you smokea one lately? A rich, fragrant, satisfying smoke. Kindly to the nerves and mild and uniform; in quality. S. Davis