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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta I PAGE SIX THE LETHBRmCiE DA-n^t H'tSHAL0 TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 1918 "BRINGING UP FATHER" �1 By G. McManus 1' T.M!," HELLO-VEb: UN HUH.' TO SIXTH PLACE Star Batter Falling Down-New Leading Batters Now Chicago. June 35.-"Babe" Ruth, the Boston pitcher, dropped to sixth place among the batters who have played in twenfr-^ve or more games, according to averages published today, and which inchide Karnes of ! Wednesday. Burns, of Philadelphia, i batted his way into the lead, with a j mark of 359. 'Ty Cobb, ot Detroit, is batting 229 while his base stealing i mark is an oven dozen. Harry Hooper.! Boston, jumped into the lead as the leading run getter. He has counted 37 times. Rutb's mark of seven home runs remains highest; Shean^ ot Boston, has broken the' tie for sacrifice hit honors. He leads with 18, while Sisler, of St. Louis continued to set the pace anfong the base stealers with 2Z. New York. with. 271. leads In team batting. Leading hitters for twenty-five or more games: Bums, Philadelphia. 359: Sisler. St. Louis, 35,t; Walker, Philadelphia, 349; Baker, New York, 346; Hooper, Boston, 337; Ruth, Boston. 323; E. Collins, Chicago, 317; Speaker, Cleveland, 313; McMullln, Chicago, 311; Gllhooley, New York, 309. In the National League. I->ed Merkle continued his slugging and added another point to his average. He is now batting 377, which is 13 points better than J. C. Smith, of Boston. Doyle's mark, however, 426, made in fifteen games, still remains high; the New Yorker continues out of the game on account ot an operation. The averages include games of Wednesday. Max Carey, of Pittsburg, has been dethroned by George Burns, ot New York, as leader of the base stealers. The New York outfielder has pinched 22 to Carey's 21. Cruise, of St. Louis, chalked up two more homo runs and pulled away from Wickiand, ot Boston, for home run honors. Cruise has made five homers. Kauff, of New York, is the leading scorer of the league, having registered 33 times. Chicago, with a mark of 2S1. leads in club batting. Leading batters for twenty or more games are: Merkle. Chicago, 377: 3. C. Smith, Boston, 364; Mann, Chicago, 345; Daubert, Brooklyn, 33fi: Wickiand, Boston, 333; Kauff, New Lawn Bowling SPEND JULY 1st at HENDERSON PARK, LETHBRIDGE MINE RESCUE and FIRST AID CONTESTS 22 TEAMS COMPETING Under Auspices of CANADIAN MINING INSTITUTE Also SPORTS Under the Auspices of the GREAT WAR VETERANS' ASSOCIATION AND TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL 3 Silver Shields and Prizes value* $1500 CITY BAND IN AHENDANCE ~ COMMENCE AT 1.00 P.M. PROMPT PLEASURE AND EDUCATION COMBINED VEHICLES FREE DON'T MISS THE ABOVE BIG DANCE IN EVENING Look Out for the man who offers everything cjioap. Cheapness ot quality In Tires and Tubes often prove oxpensive no matter how cheap the price. Mlloage Is what counts with the auto owner and by keeping in stock only the beHt graUea we arc able to satisfy the most exarting. It will pay you to patronize trustworthy peojjlo aiid you make no mistake when you como here. On Wednesday, June 10th. the doubles competition will open. Two pairs of tine bowls have been donated to tlie club by R. Scott and J. F. Livio. The rules of the competition are that earli pair play every other pair, the highest percentage to win. Any players who have been overlooked, or who wisli to join now can do so by seeing the secretary or any of the executive committee. Tlie green is now in perfect shape and some good games are to be expected: The daylight saving makes it possible to play two sets each night. Membership fees shoud be paid before the competition starts as the executive committee has been under heavy expense in getting the green in shape. The pairs are as follows: Scott-King. Livie-Paterson. Mcllvena-Everuil. Ward-Stronach. Jones-Woodbury. Fairley-Hendrie. Mosey-Fleetwood. Clark-Muir. Marnoch-Rca. McDonald-Smith. Liscombe-Millor, Cameron-Stewart'. Willets-Jastromisky. The standing ot the competition will be published each week. S. H. SMITH, Sec'y. Judge Campbell sentenced to three years in Kingston Penitentiary Ralph HoUister, formerly baggage-master at the G.T.R. station in Mer-ritton, after he had pleaded guilty to the theft ot baggage. 6ASE6A RESULTS american Won. Lost. P.C. Boston ....... ... :i4 22 .607 New York ..... ... 30 23 .566 Cleveland ... , . . . 31 25 .554 Chicago..... ... 26 .542 St. Louis..... ... 25 26 .490 Wa.^lngton .. ... 2(; 29 .473 rhilaiielphia .. ... 1!) 12 .373 Detroit ........ ... 17 30 .362 Federal Loiifers" Edict Will Soon Force Fighters Into Useful Occupations York, 328; Paskert, Chicago, 323; Hollocher, Chicago, 322; Groh, Cincinnati, 318; Paulette. St. Louis, 314. AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood System RE-TREADING & REPAIRING By Experienced Workmen. All work guaranteed. Special Equipment for Rim Cut Repairs. R. D. RITCHIE 208 13th St. S. Opp. Ellison Mills N._ / Chicago, Juno 17.-Wasliington de-fe:i,tcd Chicago today 2 to 1, .lobn-sou oiitpitching three Chicago pitchers. Score: Washington .. . 100.001.000-2 S 0 Chica.ito...... 000.000.010-1 6 2 Johnson and Ainsmith; Benz. Russell. Danforth and Schalk. Cleveland. Juno 17.-Cleveland made it four straight from Philadelphia, winning 6�to 3 today. Score: Philadelphia .. . 'iOO.OOO.OOO-3 6 1 Cleveland. .. ;.,: OPQ.f|5.00x-6 10 1 Perry and .Pprkins; jCoteleskie and Thomas. J '! ' Detroit. June 17.-New York and Detroit played a 5 to 5 tie here this afternoon, the game being called at the end ot the eighth to allow Detroit to catch a train. Score; New York..... 220,000,01-5 11 1 Detroit....... 000,003,2x-5 10 6 Love, Finneran aijd Walters; Cunningham and Y^ellc. - St. Louis, June 17.-Mays allowed St. Louis four hits today while his team mates ran up eight runs. Boston winning 8 to 0. Score: Boston...... 301.020,020-8 9 0 St. Louis...... 000,000,000-0 4 2 Mays and Schang; Gallia. Houck, Davenport, Wright and Severoid, Hale. � ^ take when you como here. STANE^ARD GARAGE THIRD STREET SOUTH THE HOME OF THE FAMOUS VELIE SIX 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 -equlp-raent and can' satisfy you with our expert work In AUTOMOBILE TIRE VULCANIZING, ' as well as please 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, McKlnniin, Proprietor 305 eth Street, Lethbridge, Alta, Phone 495 "SERVICE THAT SATISFIES" I national Won. Lost. P.C. Chicago ......... 33 15 .688 New Y'ork ...... 33 15 .688 Boston .......... 25 26 .490 Cincinnati ....... 22 27 .449 Philadelphia..... 21 26 .447 Pittsburg ........ 20 27 .426 St. Louis ........ 19 28 .404 Brooklyn ........ 18 29 .383 Brooklyn. June 17.-Brooklyn made fifteen hits today but was forced to go the limit to win 4 to 3. Score: Chicago...... 010.001,010-3 4 I Brooklyn...... 000,002,002-4 15 1 Tyler, Douglas and KlUifer; Cheney and Miller. Philadelphia. June 17.-Cravath's home run witii a runner on bases in the ninth tied the score tor Philadelphia, and Williams' double followed by two singles won the game In the tenth from Pittsburg 9 to S. Score: Pittsburg . . .. 020,015,000,0-8 15 2 Philadelphia . . 210,210,002,1-9 13 2 Miller, Steel, Harmon and Schmidt; Mayor.^Maln, I^rendergast, AVatson and Burns. New York, June 17.-Bums' home run In the oightli inning broke a tie score and enabled New York to de-teat Cincinnati l)y a .score ot 2 to 1 here today. Score: Cincinnati.....100,000,000-1 8 0 New York . . . . 000,010,01x-2 9 0 Sclineidcr and Allen, Wingo; Sallee and Rarldon. J Boston, June 17.-Boston celebrated Bunker Hill Day liy winning the morning and afternoon games from St. Louis hero today. Boston won the morning game by an eighth inning rally in whicli lliey got tour runs. In the afternoon game Packard held the I home team to three hits until the ' seventh inning in tlin afternoon game but Boston bunc.liod hits after that and won 4 to 2. Scores: Alornlng ganifi  ! St. Louis ...... 000,000,100-1 3 2 � Boston....... 000,000,04x-4 8 I Ames and Gonziiles; Neht and Wilson. Afternoon game- St. LoulB ..... 002,000,000-2 6 1 Boston.......()00,000,31x-4 7 4 Packard, .May and Snydor; Uphain and I^enry. internatTonal league Baltimore 6, 10, 1; Toronto 2, 6, 1. SyracuBo 2, 4, 0; JorBoy City 9, 9, 2. Uochester 3, 8, 0; Nowilrk V, 7, 2. BufCalo 1, 4, 0; BlniThampton 1 U, 1, (Called end of tenth, darkuessi. By Ringside. Chicago.-Now that the edict has gone forth from Washington for every able-bodied man between the ages of 21 and 50 to either fight or work. It begins to look like boxing, prizefighting and sparring will go into hock tor the duration of the war. The edict ot Provost Marshal General Crowder perhaps hit the boxing game about as hard, if not harder, than any other line of sport. Outside 6t Jess Willard, it is doubtful if there are many prize ring gladiators to-day, ot any division, who are beyond tlio years ot draft age and who at the same time can draw a crov/d to the ringside. Perhaps more than any other athletic endeavor, prize fighting Is a game for the younp. The speed, the stamina and the strength required for a man to wade through a battle from six to 20 rounds in length is not with the older boys, in fact, statistics will bear,out the assertion that most of the fighters are in their prime between the ages of 18 and 25. After that they begin to wane and when once past 30 they are through forever, as a rule. Already most of the stars, liko Benuy Leonard, Mike and Tommy Gibbons, Johnny Kilbane, Eddie .Mc-Goorty and others are In Uncle Sam's service, either in active service or at the training cantonments showing the doughboys how to iiandlo thoir fiats tor possible contingencies with the Hun in hand-to-hand battles. But with the government on the warpath to weed out the idlers and those engaged in useless occupations it won't be long until all the boxers havR gone to war or into business more useful, and If wo want to see a bout we'll have to journey to some training camp. But It It's going to help lick the Hun we're for it and will be satisfied to indulge our passion for the manly art by reading the art of aelt-detense as practiced by the boys In the days before the war. URGES COMPULSORY ATHLETICS Quartet Expected to Fight Out for Ciinmpiohship This Year It Chicago Sport Official Wants All American Boys to Compete, Chicago.-With Uie no^thorn golf .leaaon opening. Interest turns to the possibility ot a change In the national woman's title, now held by Miss Alexa Stirling ot Atlanta. .Miss Stirling probably will not enter national competition this year as she is devoting most ot her time to war work and some time ago announced that .she probably would seek to drive an ambulance for the women's council ot national defense. Competition tor the title Is likely to result In a four-cornered drive between Mrs, W. A. Gavin, of .N'ew York; Mrs. Dorothy Campbell Hurd, holder of the north and south title; Miss Eluino Rosenthal, former nortli and south champion, and Mrs. Ronald Barlow, ot Philadelphia. Mrn. Gavin, tlie former champion, h regarded us one of the most brilliant women goiters in the country. She is now engaged In patriotic matches, receipts from which will go to the Red Cross. Mrs. Gavin v.'as not among the contenders for the nortli and south title at Pinehurst and the other three women have a little start on her, but her form so far has been excellent and it is thought she will havaw good chance to retrieve her title. .Mrs. Hurd, who is better known to the golfing world as Miss Dorothy Campbell, played some wonderful golf in the south this year and is certain to give Mrs. Gavin some lively competition. Louis Keel FASHION CRAFT CLOTHES SHOP 318 FIFTH STREET BROWN SUCCEEDS NKER AS PILOT Jot to Remain as President, But the Three-Fingered Marvel Will Direct Club � Nelson N. I.,amport, president of the Chicago Athletic association and vice president ot the Fort Dearborn National bank, who evolved the idea of compulsory athletic training for all Americans from the ages ot 14 to 21, has prepared and published a short synopsis of Ills plan to aid In the quick development ot the American race by taking advantage ot the great love of outdoor sports prevailing throughout this country. Lamport has been engaged in aiding amateur sports and developing the youngsters of Chicago for many yefirs. As president of the Lincoin"^ park board ho was foremost in the Inals' tenco that the youth of the city bo given every advantage the parks had in the way ot supplying playground needs. In the management of his bank he has always been strong for athletics, and found that the best employes are those who kdop them-selves in good condition by partlcl pating in sports. The Fort Dearborn baseball team of the laBt few years has boon one of tho best amateur tcaras of the country. Tho quickness with which our soldiers who had been given athletic training before going into tho array wore advanced has proved tho value ot alhlelica Bystematically administered in tho development of a race and tho raising ot an army. The Ger-maua forgot American athloticB when they figured this country could not quickly train its men. The wonderful showing made by our athletes has proven the value of athlulicK, and It is Lamport's idea that if all our y.outli Instead o� less than 10 per cent, as at present is tho caso, got the best of atliletlc training ImmeaBurablo good will result, For the hoys like uthlotlcs, /especially tlio kind dovclopoil in this country, and If given a chance practically every youth would develop along the lines that would make hlin a hotter man In every way than he can hope to bo under tho prosonl system. The Lamport booklet is ontitlod "Univwsal AtUMIli for According, to a story from Columbus, Mordecai Brown, famous three-fingered pitching marvel, of other days, has succeeded Joe Tinker as manager of the Senators. Tinker, so the report goes, will continue as president, but Brown will bo in direct charge ot the playing field. Friction exists between Tinker and "CONTOUR"�� Arrow F O R M � F I T G OLLAR C�.U�TT,tl*�ODV tr CO^lac,Mttktrt MEN'S "TRUE KNIT" UND-ERWEAR FOR PARTICULAR MEN Because it is knit to conform to your body ,giving you the comfort that you always wanted and never have boon able to find In underwear. It affords freedom, in moving your arms and body, that you will enjoy. Select  your, exact' size in buying "True Knit" Underwear. It Is cut lu yojir measure. Shirts and Drawers 75c to $1.15 each Union Suits $1.50 to $2.25 the directors, according to a dispatch from the- Eastern end of the circuit, and Brown's success In piloting the Senators Into the lead during Tinker's absence on a supposed scouting trip for players Is said to have hastened the action. Tinker was not with the club in the Twin Cltlesr'Manager Brown at that time stating that his ol(l pal of Cub days in Chicago looking over the semi-pros with a view ot signing a player or two to take the place ot th i Senators lost in tlie draft. Corp. Alex. Dodge. 23, an educated Indian, died ot disease in France, so his father. Lightning Dodge, ot Wal-polo Island Indiana, Is notified. mi STOBACE 4g -------ivj BATTERY SERVICE STATION HENRY J. DENN Proprietor All Makes of Batteries Charged and Repaired 311 7th Street S. Phono 616 f Enjoy your Week end Outing by Having your Car Equipped With New Tires We sell all the best makes. All sizes. Baalim Motor Co. 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