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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta IOE TEtf THE LETMBmDGB OAlCV HEHALb ADDITIONAL SPORT OAMNT DAVE ANY of Tesreau Benny Kauff Sadly Felt New the baseball season opened it was figured by a great many criticsand by practically all the National league fans that the Giants would run away with the pennant in the elder major That the McGraw aggregation will not do that and never figured to do considering tho matter from every is quite apparent with itenny Rube Benton and Jess fiarnas in the army and Jeff Tesreau gone to the John McGraw wasnt one of those who believed the Giants would have a celebration on their road to another Aorlds He fortified himself against the possibility of heavy losses when be declined to be drawn into a to help other He knew ihat to Bend a player or so to another lub would leave him very badly crip pled when the time came for him to part with some of hiseligibles for the McGraw now will be forced to al ternate with Jim Thorpe and Joe Wil hoit in the outfield to fill the place left vacant by Benny unless the unbelievable happens and Dave Roberttoa takes bis place in the line up In that event Ross Toung probably would be shifted to centre leaving Dave to patrol his old position in right the two others Thorpe undoubt edly is the better either against right or left band Alter ex perimenting with WilhoK when right banders are opposing the Giants Graw probably will decide to give Thorpe the thorough trial he so rich ly It may that Thorpe will perform creditably enough to fill the shoe of SISLER IS READY FOR COBBS SHOES Sreat Louis Slugger Can Field Any Position on the Team By Jack New Cobb is going on 32 years of Some of these fine days Ty will re linquish his throne as the peer of baseball for Old Pop Time gets all of em sooner or And when the Georgia Peach ceases to reign as peer of all major league both Inthe field and at the box who is going to top ID and fill bis shoes The answer depends largely upon where yon ask the but if you happen tobe in Louis it will be unanimous for George more than any other player in either major leagues bears the earmarks of the one player quali fied to ascend to the throne of King Tyrus to Louis fans are not alone in making their for wherever Sisler displays his wares the bugs admit that he is a rare gem on the ball Sisler has qualifications as an all around baseball player that Cobb can not boast for ha can play prac tically any position aside from third or behind the Being left Sisler would not be at home third nor would he be in his element as a he can play any other infield or oWfield position and the world knows he can Fielder Jones made an inflelder of Sisler rather than to pitch for his ability as a bats man and baserunner makes it imper ative that the Browns have him in the lineup every As a pitcher he would be available but twice a and the Browns would lose much of bis valuable So far this season Sister is show ing to better advantage than ever be It isnt that the batting or base running figures have anything to do with He is simply a greater ball player than and he shows it in his Where can you find a more promising candidate for tne crown of King Cobb It cant be done it cant be RECORDS FOR THE Due Kahanamoku Sets New Worlds Mark at 110 June today established three new worlds swimming records for various according to offi cials meeting held under the auspices that Duke worlds chain broke the former record for 110 yards by making the distance in The old record of 15 was Rablibhed by Cecil Healy of Aus Clarence Lane swam eighty yards In 42 breaking the old ro uorrt by three and Harold Kruger swam the 60yard backstroke In Jg 25 breaking the for mer record of 42 seepuds held by Bm A Ball Players re Productive Ban of the American said today that he could not understand General Crawders statement that baseball was non as the two major he will deliver to the government a war tax reach ing nearly The ball club and have bought mere than worth of Liberty and have subscribed thousands upon thous ands of dollars to the Red Cross and other war Presi dent Johnson Where Is there another class of men earning as much for theGovernment The New June regula tions issued to draft boards today by Provost Marshal General Crowder to govern application of the work or fight not rule specifically upon the status of professional base ball players or other classes which may be but emphasise the sec tion of the order placing games and sports among the occupations classed as In an oral statement announcing the officials General Growers office said at the occupation of a baseball player is re garded as nonproductive but that until a case has been appealed from a local board there would be no rul ing on the Came From Cantonment With out Training and Shut Out the Cardinals m i I I W I f I I i i i WBI NAVY CU CIGARETT BEAUTIFULLY COOL AMD SWEET SMOKING New June benefits of athletic training soldiers are re ceived In training camps as well as demonstrated by an in Brooklyn recently when Leon Cadore pitched his first and only game of the shutting out the hardhitting last year a promising youngster with the Brooklyn hadnt appeared this year in a base ball He was taken In the draft the first to be classified and called from the big lea gue The trainingvhe had re ceived didnt come to him through an expensive stay at a southern He Ironed ike kinks out of his mus cles in Sams big His accomplishment speaks better than words of what the army is doing for the young men of this Ca dore really pitched a better game than any he appeared in year In connection with Cadores appear ance against the it is stated by the National league that hereafter no player who is in the army will be permitted to return to the game without having first obtain ed the writtenconsent of his com manding attitude taken by the magnates is that m case of an accident to a player on leave from the magnate might be held re sponsible for injury to a After September they no player will be permitted to take part in a scheduled provided he is in the Jack Hendricks recently complained against an action of the Dallas club of the Texas league when it permit ted Marvin to hurl a game for the Dallas Goodwins name was the means ot crowding the tall park that after He is not a member of the Dal las BOOSTS Commandant of Canal Zone En Hunting and fishing among offi cers and mea bit the canal zone de are encouraged by Brigadier General Richard Blatch Recent orders issued by him read Any officer or enlisted man desir ing to hunt in the canal zone must obtain a copy of the game laws of the zone from his commanding offi and must thoroughly familiarize himself with the law and comply with It U the desire of the commanding officer to encourage hunting and fish ing on the part of our officers and enlisted There is no better way of becoming acquainted with the the trails and the than by nor is there any better way of training men for scout duty than by stalking All post will not place obstacles in the way of officers and enlisted men who desire to make hunting trips into the but will aid them in every practicable The and restricted area be carefully studied and complied QUEBEC JUSTICE Juno Fran cois Octave oflhe Quebec su perior died tuH morning at Jo liette of Dan an about 30 years of was accidentally drown ed in the Red Hlver through the tap sizing of au old punt iu which IH a had been gathering driftwood for use as Is Playing BangUp Ball For Well Over Jake another one of the vets of the is going at top speed right now despite his years of Hes batting around for the Dodgers and covering first base in classy Jake was born at n he is six feet tall and weighs bats and fields left1 He spent most of his early life around a coal mine near When he started to play profession al ball with the bykens team of the Wyoming valley league in he had the idea that pitching was his On July he deserted box for first base and when he joined the team of the Interstate league later that season he continued at the first In he played with the Marlon club of the OhioPennsylvania his work with that organization being so impressive that the Cleveland club bought his The Cleveland manager was Impa tient and Daubert was turned over to where his talents again failed to make an and his next jump was to Nashville in the Southern Dauberts next stop was at Memphis In the same Playing with the Turtles in 1909 he led the league in hitting with a mark of At the end of the both the New York and Brooklyn clubs drafted When the names were pulled outT of the hat Brooklyn This year finds the former coal miner whom the Cleveland club could not and who was compelled to labor two years in tho minors before another major league scout would notice him starring in his ninth year as Brooklyns fiist pointed to consist of Ab Hall and Carr with the president and It is the intentionof the society to have several good horse races for which substantial prizes will be A new track is to be laid out at the grounds and it is expected there will be a number of the best horses In the province in Two of Tabers popular young Americans have received their or ders to report for service with the American Expeditionary They are Robert and Archie both employed at Shiells They are called to on June 24 at their home Jim llobbs is unloading a car load of brick this week and it Is reported that he will erect a building on Hough street In the near The regilter meeting of the town council was held on Monday evening Mayor Willard and Councillors Nugent and Vlckery were Solicitor Prowse reported to the council that permission had been re ceived for the town to hold a tax On motion of Councillors Harding and the date of the sale was set for August at oclock in the town On motion of Councillors Nugent and the seat of Councillor Lane was declared Councillor Harding gave notice that he would at the next meeting introduce a bylaw to appoint a re turning officer to hold an election to fill the vacancy on the At the last session of the provin cial legislation an amendment was passed to the town act allowing towns and school districts to assess a minimum tax of for educational purposes on all males over 21 years of age living in the district for one On motion of Councillors Nugent andHarding the council passed a re solution puttfing the new tax into DEMOCRATIC June contest for to the close late yesterday afternoot and returns received during the lasb twentyfour hours made practically no change in the leader of six hund red votes which Fred Wheaton of hae been holding over Judge Comatock of FATHER KEANE Juno Most John Joseph former rec tor of the Catholic University of America and fetired archbishop of died The funeral will be held next A farmer of Peel county and a veterinary surgeon is suffering from the effects of anthrax which has the Democratic nomination continued been discovered In that VETERAN HEAVY Bill Brennan Joins Uncle Sams Sea Joining the navy seems to be all the rage now with the boys since they have been put in the draft class and ordered to either fight or The latest to put away the trunks and gloves and put on the blue of old Uncle Sam is big Bill the Chicago Word has just reached hore Bill has en liHted in the navy and gone into de tention somewhere down This activity of the boxers to get into the navy has been a big boom to the recruiting ability of the sea going The great trouble with the Job as boxing instructor now held down by Packy Mike Gibbons and others is that it ia not an enlisted mans when a boxer enters the navy he is an enlisted man and right in the thick of the TA1JER from the A of directors of the Taber AgricultuVal Society was held on Tuesday There was a very good Many matters of importance were dealt A strong syuriB committee was up One of These Cars Must Wait Unless YOU Act At Ones a i ONT let thirsituation It is By getting in your West ern coal at once you will relieve the congestion on the railways following the Alberta today is ready to mine all the coal required for the but cannot do this unless orders come in ONCE and delivery is to the There is not enough storage space available anywhere to take care of the of coal Saskatchewan and Alberta unless you your coal dealer nil your bins at IF Every car of wheat we can move to theWaboard is ping stone to Victory and Order your coal today for your own sake and the sakVof the fl Every car of Alberta Coal ii Government t ORDER CO AC NO Government of the Province of Alberta JOIN Fuel AdwiiiifltRtor f or ;