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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 THE iMlLt IIEMALO MAY BRINGING UP FATHER By McManus WE LU CUAD TO SEE VOO ATI HE b A JOG JANITOR IN TME BASEBALL BOXING RACING hSPORTM HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING STUFFY M Thought He Was Shortstop When fte Reported to Conitie Mack When Stuffy now with the Boston Red Sox first broke into big league baseball he was a timid youth in his teens Stuf ty reported to Connie Mack as a and in spring practice short stopped as best he He was short of and thus was enabled to keep closer to the ground than most and had made quite a rec ord at short in high school In Stuffy patted himself on tho chest and had visions of making poor old Wagner look like a sieve when it came down to handling grounders around the short field Then one balmy spring after noon Cornelius called Connie Mack for strolled down toward short and says to sez he You aint a shortstop youre a first I am Iaint No responded just wait and Whered ya get that stuff about any how Take it from Hans Wagner dont have to worry about his laurels if youre after Shifted to First And so Stuffy was shifted over to the primary and played such H bangup game there that he was convinced old Connie Mack had pre scribed correctly for Year after year Stuffy went on playing first base better each and the while knocking the pill to every sector of the He literally grew into the first base and be gan to forget that he had played or even had wanted to play any other Then came the year We find Stuffy a member of the Boston Red standing n much better chance to declare himself in on a part of the worlds series yen than he has had for several years But he has nothing to do with the sub ject in Barrow beoame manager of the Red anoVftfter looking Stuffy Edward smole a broad Quoth he This is really Here youve been thinking all along that youre a first and you Youre a dyedinthewool third my Steinfeldt in his palmiest day would have looked like a truck horse compared to you at the hot If that dont beat Von Hin Ill put in with Haw Haw Sent to Third Now says Stuffy this is carrying things too Why Id feel as strange at third base aa a citizen of Zululand would in I cant play third and know if its all the same to Ill just stick at But Barrow explained how much nicer it would be if Stuffy could fill in at third as long as Dick Hoblitzel could play first He finally persuaded Stuffy to try All said Ill play there and do my best but I aint strong for proving he was made of the right That was at Hot Ed Bar row kept his men away from Oak lawn where the ponies were run and made them glue their minds to their He started to the task of perfecting play on his prac tically new at at Johnnie Evers at sec ond and Hoblitzel at Likes Position Mclnnis worked like a The first week be didnt do so and had a sort Of Itoldyouso look about Then the batting practice began to warm and as the ground ers started bounding down the third base line fasterand Stuffy en tered into the game of detaining them with more and more Another week and Mac was getting good1 at the hot Continued improvement found Stuf fy smiling all over Finally one so long called all his mates about Dye said you couldnt pry me off that third base job with a What gets me is how I was ever satisfied to plod along at first when theres BO much excitement op the other side of the Heres where I belong Look And Inspect The mfellow texturerthe feathery the honest complete workmanship xof the BARBISIO HAT Blocked to the newest Idess in sizes for every proportions to suit any We are exclusive agents for this famous KESTER THE HOME OF 20TH CENTURY CLOTHING LET US 00 YOUR CLEANING AND PRESSING When the Hot Days Come Youll be Glad you Bought a w Because the Driving Compartment is Bijou Motor Parlors Limited FIFTH SOUTH THE HOUSE IF BASEBALL RESULTS AMERICAN 11 2 Cleveland 4 New G Washington 4 7 Detroit L 4 Louis 2 i Philadelphia s Yanks Take First New Aprit York took the first game of their series from Philadelphia here today by a score of 2 to Score Philadelphia 3 1 New 4 0 Myers and Love and Senators Easy April had little trouble disposing of Washington to day 8 to Washington 4 Boston 1 Bumont and Ainsmith Ruth and Awful Wallop April kept up its hard hitting today and aided by loose playing by won 13 to Score Chicago 17 0 Cleveland 394 Benz and Schalk Enzmann and wet NATIONAL New 11 i Philadelphia 8 4 Chicago 6 3 Pittsburg 5 3 Cincinnati 5 Louis i fl Boston 2 9 Brooklyn 2 9 Defeat Boston April de feated Boston today 5 to 3 by bonch ins hits with the visitors errors in the fourth and sixth Score Boston 0 8 0 and Henri Combs and Grue Giants Smother April again failed to score against New while the smothered them with fifteen Philadelphia played like Score New York 19 3 Philadelphia 097 Cauzey and Rariden Gib Watson and Batting Rally April Louis staged a batting rally in the ninth inning but could not overcome the Reds lead and Cincinnati won 5 to Score Louis 13 0 7 0 Packard and Horstmann and Gon zales Dressier and PACIFIC COAST Vernon 2 Salt Lake Oakland 0 Lou Angeles Sacramento 2 Sanfrancisco PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL April Opening games of the Pacific Coast Internat ional formerly the Northwes tern League were played in three cit ies today under favorable weather fob litions and tn fair Scores Spokane 6 Tacoma Vancouver 0 Portland Aberdeen ft Seattle 2 DURNAN BACK April Durnan of professional single sculling champion of has returned from and to to hack later to coach the rowing gcC tiou the Havana Yacht net score 75 net 75 78 net 79 net score 80 Above are the winning results in the last weekend golf Mara and Menzie are tied for the ownership of the best club in the donated by the Consumers Hard ware as first They are asked to get together and arrange the play Following are the detailed re sults Gross Han Name Total Crawford 99 18 81 Kirkham 107 24 83 Mara 90 vJ5 75 30 81 So 85 Chaney 104 20 84 W Cocq 123 30 93 K Wilson 115 25 90 Tjjll 36 84 Shepherd 95 12 83 Ritchie Ill 25 86 Menzie Ill 30 75 Macleod 92 16 76 27 81 Craig 91 12 79 McKillop 101 10 85 113 24 89 Adams 24 91 Chaney 101 Dinning 105 80 The coming weekend the second round of the Captains Prize competi tion will be played The commit tee will pair the who will make arrangements as to time of Tho handicapping tee now has some material to work and new handicaps will be an nounced before the Saturdays Draws The draws made in connection with the Captains Prize to be played for on Saturday together with follows Macleod McKil lop Craig 9 vs Craw ford Oxland 22 vs Dinning Adams 22 vs Kirkham Davidson 20 vs Wilson Menzie 24 vs Ritchie Paterson 24 Mara 9 vs Shepherd Inspector Chaney 18 vs McArthur Fox 20 vs McGregor Skelth ys Parker Duff 12i vs Judge Jackson Tasker 12 vs Reid Cocq 30 vs Poapst 24i Pennefather 22 vs Toll 27 vs Waddingttm Moore 27 vs ifincks Fisher 30 vs Deaper Turney 30 vs Guilbault Toombs 30 vs Harmon McSwain 30 vs Long Smith 3ti vs McCready Livingstone 30 vs Crawford Hogg 25 vs Nelson Mayor Hardie 24 vs Macbeth MacKay 20 vs Cutler Hyde 24 vs Bertram Bluckburne 25 vs Brypiner 30 vs Gal braith 36 vs Taylor Harris 36 VH Oatlund Gibbons 27 vs Virtue Richards 30 vs Guilbault Armstrong 38 vs Winters Joe Bawden 36 vs KelloKST Morris 25 vs Higinudthum 20 Smith These draws are made in ample time for opponents to make arrangements that are mutually convenient tor starting In the event of a player not being able to Secretary or Captain lie notifie4 before Sat urday so that another may be substit All players eligible to win a com petition must liuve i heir dues The Kwart Cup in all be played for on the jlth of and the players will take notice of this intimation ami act Any new members tlesirouB of being In the must return two ucore curds from which handicap wHl bo old members lauut return scores for the same Gunner Ross May Be Here in May Wants Fight Before Fighting Boch There just poiiibltily fis tie in the south country may tee Young Al new the Flghtlno Ounner of the 78th in action once more before proceeds o vrrteae to mix it with the Boche on the weet A letter from Ross et atet that he ie getting about 15 days leave etarting May and that he would like one more bout in Leth bridge before he proceeds He would like a bout here between May 15th and 20th with a good middle after which he wants to go to Winnipeg to vjelthls he he Is ready for the Germans just as soon as they want to send him Efforts are now being made to get in touch with some good middle weight south of the and if caff be made satihfuc torily it Is fans will get th eir wish has gone away up since the result of the HarrltonM cQoorty match become known and the1 re isnt a doubt the Lethbrldge gu nner would draw a big crowd to see him in a farewell GREATLY CHANGED Few of the Methods of 1888 Are in Use by the Ringsters of Today boxing game has undergone u wonderful change since when fighting with the bare knuckles was discarded for boxing gloves and the marquis of Queensberry There are few of the old methods in use in the games as it is carried on battles were fought on the where the principals were oblig ed to use heavy spikes in their boots to get a good There was little use for rosin In those Nowadays there are clubhouses where the spectator can witness the bout In evening dress if he so In the old days it was a question as to how hard a fighter could make hjs BO as to be able to stand lots of There was none of the recently invented training apparatus to assist one in getting into Punched Sandbags The favorite punching heavy which was hard work in It was not until after the SullivanRyan fight in 1882 that the modern bag was used in A man who would put on a glovo in the old days in a real fight was look ed upon as a The bare fists were the and the man who had strong hands would be the favorite every time in those longdrawnout With no gloves to prdtect the fists they were subject to severe and often the principals were obliged to fight round after round with only one HO badly was the other in jured in pummeling an In the first fight for a worlds cham pionship in which the best man of his country was sent over to meet the English Tom who carried the British he fought the last few rounds of his fight with the American chain with a broken and kept things going until the referee called It a Hardened Hands At that time fighters with soft hands spent most of their time harden ing It was necessary to pickle the hands so that they would stand the The days of bare fists and brute strength are past and gone in so far as the boxing game is Fighting is more of a science and It is the man with the science as well as the punch that The oldtime fighter had no idea how to land scientific knockout Tho knockout blow is well develop ed and all the fjgUter has to do Is wait for an It ig unlikely that fighters of today have any more force to their blows than the They simply know to and they dont have to waste a lot of WHEAT COMES THROUGH New April Bach Wheat IH on his way to join the Brooklyn National League team it wus announced today by the club manage The heavy hitting left field has hitherto refused to play because his demand was not met and remained at home In It was Indicat ed here today that his request has now been granted at the insistence of Man ager who declared Wheats services were necessary if the team tiopad to ntijsyt showing in the pen nant 4 4 O BIG OFFER FOR RUTH April ry president of the Bosf ton American league said tonightthat since the opening of the baseball season he bail been offered more 000 for Babe Ruth star lefthanded pitcher and He added that he had rejected ihe TWILIGHT LEAGUE MAY BE April four teams assured and three good cities out of which select two Knotty promoter o the Can adian league of prewar who is endeavoring to reorganize the circuit is optimistic regarding the he was kern for the and Jo Keenun would have plenty of Niagara was assured and he would place a team there seeing the local he declared that Brantford would be From he had received op timistic reports and they would be in For the other two cities of a six team league hebad in view Catharines and with the latter two as the most proba CRADDOCK MEETS ZBLSZKO April Earl of the National worlds heavyweight wrestling cham was matched tonight to meet Wladek the Polish cham in a finish match to be decided here on May COAXING THEM WEST April Jones the Vancouver is in the city and reports that he has made offers to Corbett Longfellow and well known hockey and lacrosse to go Denenny played vylth the Toronto hockey cham pions last Willie former lightweight has left for Camp Lewis To the furlough granted him he look after business affairs in San Francisco was coupled a request that he be In Portland today to participate In Liberty Pond day eierctses at Camp where Ritchie is a boxing in The soldiers are very anx ious to see the former king in action with Parky April McKln of the Soldiers of thfl Soil movement was In town last week to organize a local committee to as sist him in placing tffon age boys with the farmers this district who may need this The following names comprise the local chairman secretary Leffing Farmers In thin district sMtuld see Browne local secretsry and make early application for their help inn it looks at present as though it will be boy power or nothing thla Milk April Me Kinnon supervisor of the Soldiers of the Soil movement was in town last week to organize a local commiUpee to assist him in placing teen age boys with the farmers ofrthls district may meed this The following names comprise the local chairman of Smith secret ary and Thompson and Farm ers in this district should ceo Stewart and make early application for their help as it looks at present as though will be boy power ornoth ing this FAST RECORD OF ENLISTMENT 4 April conniderod a record for fast fr enlistment of first class sold iers was established here this legs than twelve hours after the depart ure of the de tachment under Inspector Jen 4 nlngs for the training camp at men re ported at the local Mounted Police barracks for service 4 overseas and upon examination 0 only two men were found to e be below Class 4 Do Not Spoil a Pleasant Drive By Having to Change a a Wojrnout Tire Discard those old casings and purchase some of our new spring All size tires for all makes of I BAALIM MOTOR Throw your scrap tires tubes in our Red Cross Rax HOME OF THft CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY ;