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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LKTHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 1918 ^BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McMamis f a Bankers and Old Timers to Clash -��- -.:- -ci-- ^lay Friday for Sailors^ Relief Fund The Old Timers will do battle again on Friday night. They have accepted the defi hurled by the Bankers' team, and a great game Is expected. The game will be played for the Sailors' Relief Fund which the Alexander Gait chapter I.O.b.Ei. is raising through the Herald, and a collection will be taken at the gate as the fans arrive. This will be a real game. Scott, who exhibited so much stuff last week when pitching for the Old Timers against the High School nine, will be on the mound for Tesreau Quits New York Team the bankers, and Wllliarps will do the heavy artillery work for the Forty-Niners. The bankers have a couple of^men who have played in the Calgary City league and threaten to spring a surprise on ) the unsuspecting public. The Old Timers will be strengthened for the fray and altogether a good class of ball wilt be played. The game is called for 6:45. This is a chance for every fan in the city to contribute something towards a worthy fund, and see a ball game into the bargain. 32 RONS N FIVE CMS Rockford Forest City Team Chalks Up Baseball Scoring Record in 1870 It was on May IT. 1S70. 4S years ftgo, that the famous Forest City base-hall, when protesslonallsln was just 'jished a swatting record for five innings by making 132 runs !n a game with the Atlantics of Chicago, who �were held down to one run. "Them was the happy days" in base-bal, when professionalism was just heginntng in the great American sport when the 10 players composing the team were mostly home grown products and really lived in the cities which ihoy represented, and when many smaller cities had clubs which Btood on an eflual footing with the best teams of the big cities. The Atlantic? had their bail lot on the North Side, and were considered  good club, although surpassed by the Chicago Excelsiors. In the early days of the game in Illinois the Rockford Forest Citys were supreme, and in 18C4 all Chicago rejoiced when the Kicelaiors humbled the proud spirit of the Rocli-ford club. There were no leagues in those days but many great baseball tournaments notably at Rockford and Blooraington. 111. The Rockford Forest Citys had three of the greatest players in history in Ansan, A. G. Spalding and Barnes. When the National club of Washington toured the country in 1SG7 they met their defeat in Rockford. in 1S69 when the Cincinnati Red Stockings, the. pioneer professional team, made its tour from eastern Canada to California, the Forest Citys were defeated In two games. On that tour Cincinnati won all games and did not learn the taste of defeat. SPITBALL DEAD NTHEA.ft.LEAG Pitchers Abandon Attempt To Get Away With Anything Under the Ban BASEBA RESULTS Pick of Nation's Experts Enlist | In Program Covering the Country . AMERICAN Won. 1-o.sf. P.C. Boston .......... 34 2?. .506 Now York....... 31 2?, .574 Clovelnnd ....... 32 2(> .552 Chicago ......... 2� is .531 Washington ..... 27 30 .474 St. Louis........ 23 29 .463 Detroit ____ .. .. 20 30 .400 Philadelphia..... 20 32 .385 Chicago, June 19.-Spitbal! pitching is a thing of the past in the American Association. There was a howl of protest from the managers and pitchers alike over 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 TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL AND 3 Silver Shields and Prizes value CITY BAND IN ATTENDANCE" COMMENCE AT 1.00 F�.M. PROMPT PLEASURE AND EDUCATION COMBINED VEHICLES FREE BIG DANGE IN EVENING New York, June 20.-^"Jeff" Te.s-reau, who came to the New Yorlc .Giants Baseball Club from the Texas League in 1910. left the club here today in the middia of his seventh season as a regular pitcher, to join the Bethlehem Club of the Steel League. Chicago. June 19.-CleveUind bunched hits in the second and last innings and defeated Chicago today 6 to 5. Score: Cleveland...... 030,000,003-G 9 3 Chicago...... 110.000,102-5 7 3 Bagby and Thomas; Schellenbach and Jacobs. Boston. June 19.-Philadelphia won its first game of the sea-son in this city from Boston today 5 to 0. Score; Philadelphia .. . 000.1^4,000-5 10 0 Boston .. . . .. OOO.OpO.tJOO-0 7 3 Gary and McAvoy; Bush and Ag-new. New York. June 19.-New York celebrated tlieir home coming by de feating Washington 9 to 0 today. Score: Washington .... 000,000,000-0 S 1 New York...... 401,000,31x-9 12 0 Shaw, Buckeye and Alnsmlth; Rus-sel and Hannah. St. Loui.s, June 19.-Detroit was more successful than St. Louis with extra base hits and won today's game 7 to 5. Score: Dntroi'...... 040,030,000-7 10 0 St Louis...... 002.020,100-5 7 1 Kalilo, Erickson and Yello; Rogers and Nunamakor. DON'T MISS THE ABOVE enforcement of the drastic legislation prohibiting all ' freak" deliveries, but when hurlers found they would not be permitted to tamper with the ball, because umpires Were instructed to carry out the rules to llie letter, they abandoned all attempts to "got away" with anything. Not a single complaint against the alleged use of apitball, emory hall or similar deliveries reached Thomas Hlckey, president of the association la the first five weeks of the season. "I consider this a remarkable record," President Ilickey said, "for wo expected all sorts of trouble over Ihe Bpltball and other prohibited deliveries. The elimination of these deliveries has resulted in a speedier game, fewer wrangles between umpires and managers, and a more spirited batting contest, which lias made a strong appeal to the patrons of the game." The success of twilight baseball In Xfinneapoiis may lead to the adoption of the "after supper" game in two or three cities in the association, according to reports reaching President Hlckey. The Minneapolis twilight attendance is double the usual afternoon crowds. "The plan probably could bo adopted with success In Milwaukee and Kansas City, but I think conditions would be unfavorable,to cities in the ISastern circuit," said President Hidkoy. "People are so busy that they can't got awuy from the work during the afternoon as much as they would like to attend the games. The same situation, in regard to attendance, affects the major leagues. All are feeling the effects of the war. Labor la scarce and every businoss house Is short ot help. But I believe the people engaged in war work will bo glad to attend ball games in the evening." Operating expenses continue to mount In the association as a result of the IncroasQ in railroad rates. The 25 per cent, increase in passenger faros will mean a $7,500 incroaso to the expense of every club. The average traveling expense for a club during normal times is approximately .$7,000 a season. NATIONAL ' Won. Lost. P.C. Chica.i;o ......... 35 15 .700 New York....... 34 IB .680 Boston......... 27 2(i .509 Philadelphia..... 22 27 .449 Cincinnati ........ 22 28 .440 Pittsburg ........ 20 29 .408 St. Louis ......... IP 29 .306 Brooklyn ........ 10. 30 .388 Hatch play Is destined to replace tournament competition on the links to a marked degree during the present ' season. Innumerable matches between stars : of the game in aid of the Red Cross ; have been arranged. .Not a single amateur or prol'nssional star has been left oft the list of those Invited to take part in these matches. A majority have already accepted engagements. "Chick" v:van9. the national and ; open champion, Is jjroving the same popular leader among golfers oC the middle west that Mrs. Gavin is of the , east. The Chicago titleholder is making every effort to interest tlie best golfers of the Mississippi valley and lake states in the many matches to be played in their re-^poctive- sections. Evans and Francis Ouimet aro sched- \ uled to play Jim Barnes and Walter | Hagen at Town and Country, July 20. Gardner Also Helps. Robert A. Gardner, former amateur titleholder. Is anotlior popular star j who has volunteered his services. No , more popular golfer ever wielded a | club than these two Windy City stars, i the wonderful success achieved by ! them on the links caused the game to j grow rapidly in popularity in the middle west. To Sergeant Francis Ouimet, conqueror of Kay and Vardon in the memorable series at Brooklyn in 1913, the east owes much for the wonderful growth the game has experienced in this section in the last few years. Won Many Recruits. Thousands of recruits were won to golf by Ouimet when he triumphed over his two English rivals that autumn afternoon. The Brookline lad has announced his intention ot competing In every match possible during the present season. He is now a member of [he national army and can only get away from military duties when Undo Sam sees fit to grant him a short furlough. It is hoped that these will come at regular intervals. Louis Keel 318 FIFTH STREET THE HOME OF FASHION CRAFT CLOTHES At^lD THE FLORSHEIM SHOE Clothes Economy It wouldn't be fair for us to stop reminding you that good clothort aro tho only kind to Kot-any more than It would lie fair for you to sloD saving the wool and labor needed by the allied nrmies and navies. So wo say again: Bo sure you get good clothes. Fashion Craft Clothes will last long and conserve materials. Sometimes they may coat � little more than other clothes not. so finely made, but they aro a great deal cheaper io the end. Suits $20, $25, $32.50 to $45.00 NEW SHIPMENT Of "Arrow" Brand Fine Silk Shirts in the most fascinating colors and plain white. $4.00 up Brooklyn. Juno 19.-Young's muff ot Daubert's fly with Cheney op second and two out, won a thirteen inning game tor Brooklyn against New York here today 2 to 1. Score: New York . 001.000,000,000.0-1 8 3 Brooklyn . 00(1,000,010.,000,1-2 9 1 Demaroe and .McCarty; Grimes, C!heney and Miller. Philadolphia, Juno 19,-Oeschger's base on balls to Wlckland, after Boston filled tho bases on a single and two fumbles sent over the winning run in the opening game of the sories here today, the score being 3 to 2. Score; Boston........ 000,201,000-3 4 f Philadolphia . . . 200,000,000-2 5 2 Rudolph and Wilson; Oeschgep, Davis and Adams, Burns, Pittsburg, Juni3 19.-A pitchers' duel botwoon Douglas and Harmon here today resulted In a victory for Chicago one to nothing. Score: Cliicugo...... 100,000,000-1 7 0 Pittsburg...... 000,000,000-0 2 0 Douglas and Kllllfor; Harmon and Schmidt. Rov. W. A. Ashmore, B.A., B.D., has resigned the pastorate of the Hruce Avenue Baptist Churcli, V^ind-bor, Ont. ^ _______.....^_ ,_____ No other games scheduled. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Indianapolis 4, 8, 3; Milwaukee 7, 12, 2. Second gamo-Indianapolis 2, 4, 3; Milwaukee 8^ 13. 1. Toledo 5, 10, 1; St. Paul 3, 5, 1. Louisville 5, n, 1; Kansas City 9, 13, 0. Minneapolis, Juno 19.-Declaring it too dark Columbus refused to play tho twilight game hero tonight which was forfeited to Minnoupolis nine to nothing , RACING OFF IN KENTUCKY. Latonla, Ky.-At a meeting ot the State Racing Commission here, no fall racing dates wore asked for bo-cause of tho opposition that has developed from various organizations at Louisville, including tho Rotary Club and tho .Ministers' Association. General W. B. Haldeman, a member of the commission, read a long statement, in which he said he is opposed to any more racing in Kentucky, after tho close of the present Latonla meeting, until the end of tho war. ' In view ot the stand taken by General Haldeman, tho various track managers docided not to ask for any fall dates at present, and, on motion duly made and carried, the matter ot consideration of fall racing dates in Kentucky was postponed. Tho Commission then adjourned to meet subject to tho call of the chairman. PROHIBIT CELEBRATIONS. Amsterdam, Juno 20.-Dr. Drews, Prussian minister of interior, announced in the Prussian lower house that henceforth all public celebrations would bo prohibited in Polish territory during the war. The step was taken, he said, as a result ot disturbances which occurred at the Kosciusko celebrations v/hlch must have deeply hurt the German population. The Bishop of New Westminster, Dr. A. U. dePencIer, has been appointed a member of th� new Order ot the British Empire. Look Out Arrow Soft COLLARS Posseaa unusual and exclusive merits. CLOBTT.rKABODV I.CO.,Ii.o. MAKEJIS SERVICE STATION HENRY J. DENN Proprietor All Makes of Batteries Charged and Repaired 311 7th Street 8. Phone 616 tor tho man who offers everything cheap. Choapnaas ot quality in Tires and Tubes often prove expensive no matter how cheap the prlco. Mileage la what counts with tho auto owner avid by keeping in stock only the best grades we aro able to satisfy the moat exacting. It will pay you to patronize trustworthy people and you make no ixile-take when you come here. STANDARP GARAGE THIRD STREET SOUTH THE HOME OF THE FAMOUS VELIE SIX r INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Buffalo 1, 0, 4; Newark 7, 13, 1. Toronto 9, 11, 1; Jersey Glti- 2, 8, 1. Ilocliostcr 4, 7, 1; Baltimore 0, 4, 0, Other teaiua uut seheduleiJ.__ AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood System RE-TREAOING & REPAIRING By Exporioneod Workmen. All work guaranteed. Special ICtiuip-atant for Ulm Gut l\opalra. R. D. RITCHIE 208 13th St. 8. Ofip. Clllaon Mills N..-1^ You will find it will pay you better to equip your car with Non-Glare Lenses than to pay finer Help make the roads safe for otfiers. ^ We carry lenses for all types of car^. All the reliable makes. , BAALIM MOTOR CO. Do Not Forget to Leave Your Old Tires and Tubes in Our Red Cross Box. inOME OF rHE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK ...... HARRV MOi.MAN. Wf�. 2 ;