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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta rillDAY, MAY 7, 1915 THK T.ETH BRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREB TIE GAME OPENS Fernle, B.C., May baseball season was opuiuu last evening under most favorable conditions. The procession to the park, headed by the Fornio band, marched out at 5 p.m., mid Mayor Tuthill pitched the first ball of the game. A good crowd turn- ed out, and were rewarded by seeing a fine game of ball very evenly contest- ed, .between the team from the Crow's Neat Puss Coal Co.'s staff and the clerks of the town. innings were played before the game was called on account of darkness, when 'the Scoreboard indi- cated 1-1. Coal Co.'s battory: Quinhm and Hcvan. Town Clerks: Hoffman and Chickett. Umpire: Kastner. H was a clean game, with excellent work by both sides in the box, and with good support in the field, but the Imtttng did not develop any Ty Cobbs, mostly corn cobs, but this feature will lie improved with practice, and when the mystifying twists and curves oE these excellent pitchers have been mastered. UMPIRE PACKS GUN IN BASEBALL GAME IN KANSAS Kansas City, Mo., May baseball umpire who carries an automatic shotgun is a reality here. Rosa Plazatana, official umpire for the North Side Pool Hal'! teams, made his debut yes- terday with his armament on the grounds just south of the courthouse. The novel spectacle oil a man standing in the centre of the diamond pointing a shotgun at a runner whom lie is attempt- ing to halt and send back to second base, because of a ground rule providing that a runner talte only one base on a passed 'ball, attracted Attorney Jacobs as he looked but of his office window. Inquiry developed that Plaz- atana consented to be official unipire, on'iy .on the considera- tion that ho be allowed to" carry something, with which to de- fend himself. CLEANED UP IN NATIONAL L. Pet. (Philadelphia -13 s Cmcimia-li IJnston 9 8 SI Louis 10 11 UroovSyn 7 13 -3li8 PitlslBirg 1 12 .8B8 New York li 10 j Philadelphia o Brooklyn 1 Mayer and Ivillifer I'felier and Me Catty. Si. Louis U'lttsbiiri! 9 Meadows, Saliee and Snyder Ad- dams, Grincr, Kubiusoii and fichang. I Men- York {Boston 1 i. Tesreau and Meyers j Tyler anil Whaling and Gowdy. Gjncinnat at Chicago, postponed wet grounds. JAMES THORPE Famous athlete who has teen farm- ed to Jersey City cllll) hv New York Giants, after thorough trial in big line- Tliat 'I10 world's greatest all- round athlete is not a finished base- hall player has been proven to Mana- ger JIcGraw's satisfaction. AMERICAN Detroit New- York Chicago..................- Washington Uoston Cleveland'................ Philadelphia St. Louis Pet. .71-1 .688 .52( .j2ij .5011 .450 .330 Here's the way Johnson's career figures since winning the champion- ship, giving the opponents' names, the reported sums he received for bouts and the number of rounds Date. 1909 Opponents Receipts Kds. Mar. fi Way O'Bricn.. 6 Juno Ross 6 Sept Kaufman 10 Oct. Kelchel 12 1910. July J. Jeffries... 15 11112. !July Fiynn 9 1913. Nov. Sproul 2 jjec Johnson.. 8 1914. 'June Moran 20 1915. April Wiliard 26 Total 120 Stage receipts for G yrs. Total For a man who swept out saloons 15 years and .who was hard pressed to find railroad fare to follow Tommy Burns around the world less than seven years ago that smacks of big business. It means that Johnson has made over a year average earnings since he won the title. FIRST BASEMAN MERKLE Of the New York Giants baseball team who broke his lefc arm while sliding the gaifie. between New York and tip ou Aprjl 29. First game in the city baseball lea- gue will probably take place at the' ball park Tuesday, May 18." Secre- tary Harry li. McElyea Ms drawn up "a.schedule of games which will he submitted to the league executive for approval at a meeting to he held the Y.M.C.A. next Tuesday evening. The league will he composed oi but three teams, Knox, Commercial Tra- vellers and North Lethbridge. The Y.M.C.A. have not been successful in their clforts to get a team together and has perforce dropped out. Most of the boys that the "Y" would na- turally expect to complete their line- up Save affiliated with the Knox team. A great number of the old guard, were familiar figures on the dia- mond here for years will he missing this season. Some have joined the forces for war ami others have left town. Neiv blood will he very much in evidence and a goodly number of youngsters will he given a chance to make their debut into senior base- ball this year. A minimum admission fee will be charged for admission to the games, which should he the means of induc- ing an encouraging patronage. Washington.......................................H Philadelphia 2 (Jallia, Harper and Henry and Wil- liams I'cnuock, Bri-ssler and Schaug and Lapp. Boston........................'..................... New Y.ork 4 Ruth and and Thomas Warhop, Pieh- and Nuuamakcr. Chicago. ............................................10 Cleveland i Benz, Cicotte and-Daly; Mitchell, Walker, Coilmhe and O'Neill. Detroit at St. Louis, postponed, .rain. "A War Baby" A TWO-REEL FEATURE ON THE WORLD'S MOST INTERESTING PRESENT DAY PROBLEM. WHO'S WHO IN HOGGS HOLLOW- ONE OF SYDNEY DREW'S BEST "CACTUS JAKE" "THE HEART BREAKER" "UNIVERSAL Special Children's Matinee Tomorrow Double Voles in the Pony Contest Jerry and Sarah 1 O N I G H T as a mr.ins of encouraging for Hit; army aud navy is UiUVi plan being tried by ilie .miu'rinsiciit services. Secretary (.larnsim, of the army, strongly fjivor.s the plan and the var- ious recruiting stations are already on the look-out, iur ra-ruits can play the game. 11 is proposed to form leagues j among Hie various iccrtutiny; slai'ions and promote in the camps, j In Chicago the scheme has gone so far that President Weeglnnan of tlie Federal league dub lias vermis- sion for tlie soldiers to use his park to play their It is ninv ex- pected that the chilis in other lea- gues will maU similar odors. In accepting 1'rpsidi-nl Welshman's otter. Secretary Garrison of the army wrote "It is the aim of (he military au- thorftlcs to make the army as" at- tractive to, young men as is possible to make it consistent with the pur- pose for which they enter the service of the United Sfubs. With this end in view, athletics are ahvuys encour- aged, and baseball is one of tlie most popular athletic sports throughout the army. Furthermore, I am keenly interested in securing good clean men for the army and feel satisfied that there is no better field for securing such men than among baseball play- ers." In the navy department word has been sent, out to many of the officials in' charge 'of recruiting stations to pay special attention in making re- ports of recruits to mention about their knowledge and experience in baseball. Last season there was a team of recruits in Norfolk, Va., which played ninety-two games dur- ing the season and lost only twenty- two, a record which they boast of, and maintain is not equalled by any amateur club, in the co'untry. GLIMPSE AT MISS TEMPEST'S CAREER There are Tow p'iayers who .have re- mained so universally popular lor such a prolonged period of time as -Miss Marie Tempest, who comes lo the .Majestic Theatre for two performances en'Victoria Day, Hay 2-1. A score of years ago she was a light opera prima donna of international re- nown. Fourteen years ago she gave up her operatic career for the appeal- ing field of light comedy: iier triumph was immediate, and the brilliant achievements that followed won her the notability of being considered the foreniOol oomcdienne on the li'nglisii- speakiiiK stage. In the world of the theatre she has made history, such is Swimming will be a long suit in the trump cards that will be played by the Lethbridge Aquatic associa- tion at the lake this summer. James Thompson, physical instructor at the Y.M.C.A., has' been urged to lend a hand in developing this ideal branch of- aquatic sport for the association, and wifn Mr. Thompson behind the gun, in this .department' swimming will be given a healthy boost at the lake. -A diving board will be con- structed "and" other improvements will be made in the vicinity-of the club house, which will prove exceptionally attractive to swimmers. KING'S PLATE PERFORM. ERS WORK OUT AT THE WOOD9INE Toronto News: Two platers who are considered to have a right royal chance of capturing the O.J.C. classic are Krausmaim's Hampton Dame and the Windsor-owned Okemus. Hampton Dame on Saturday showed a fine per- formance when s.he worked a mile in the fastest time of the year at the Woodbine. The speedy filly travelled the distance In 1.44 2-5J and could have done even better had -she' been ex- tended. It was an exceiittona'ily nice trial, especially for this early stage. Glowing reports of the prowess of pkcmus are coming from the west, and'if he is as good as his admirers claim Up .will fco to teL FEDEEAL Pittsburg Brooklyn Kansas City Baltimore St. Louiis "UniTalo W. L. Pet. 12 S .GOO ]2 8 11 9 .550 11 9 .550 10 10 .500 10 12 .4.55 8 11 .421 i7 U .333 Chicago 8. Baltimore 9 Brown, PrendergasL, Johnson and Wilson Bunder, Smith and Owens. First i game- Kansas' City 4 BulTalo a "Main and Easterly Anderson and Allen. Second Kansas City .1 1 Johnson, Blackburn and Easterly Krapf) and Allen. St. Lonis 3 Brooklyn 3 Watson and "Hartley Marion and Land. Pittsburg 5 Newark ii Allen and Berry-; aiulliu and Rari- dea. HELD STANLEY CUP FOR PERIOD OF THIRTEEN DAYS No Wonder .Shipped One Satisfaction Ottawa, Ont., May they only held the trophy Tor "a'period of thirteen days, the Ottawa, hockey team has its name inscribed- on the Stanley Cup. TJie Ottawas won the trophy on March 13, and on March 26 suffered their third defeat at the hands of the Vancouver team, on which date the cup officially went went The actual date of migration, however, was last Tuesday, w.lien .Mr. WH'iiam Foran, trustee of the cup, notified Secretary Mai-tin Rosenthal of the Ottawa Hockey club, the Patricks had fur- i nisheci satisfactory bonds, and the em- j blem ,vas expressed the same day. It is probable a fund will bo provided by the N.H.A. and Pacific Coast leagues to pay for the silver name plates which adorn the pedestal of the trophy Pnd to flefray expenses the trustees are put to in dispatching the trans-continental telegrams, etc., anent the mug. This is the first time in .history, the Stanley Cup has been west of Winnipeg. The wise ones predict it will be right back east next INTERNATIONAL Providence Jersey City Montreal Toronto Buffalo Rochester Richmond LOOK HERE BASE'BALL PRACTICE The Commercial Travellers baseball team hold a practice tomorrow af- ternoon at the Athletic park at 4.30. All interested, please turn out. Toronto Jersey City Rochester Providence Montreal Kichmoml Only three games scheduled. AM. ASSOCIATION Louisville Indianapolis Cleveland Uolumbus MEET ME AT THE The OMystery THE BATTLE OF THE BRIDGE Hogan's Aristocratic Dream A Two-Part Keystone which can't help but Please you -The Trick" Special 2-Part Domino Two Good War Weeklies Showing all the latest events of the Day- Songs by MISS ELEANOR MORAN and MR. G. E. FLEMING lalibis Clli iihiaukec St. Paul at Minneapolis, postponed wet grounds. NORTHWESTERN Vancouver Spol ane Seattle, Aberdeen Victoria ,Tac.ouia iuuij.iii____i___'-> MARIE TEMPEST her artistry and the wealth and var- iety of her characterizations. As a producing manager, in London, her accomplishments have attracted world-wide attention. Miss Tempest was born in London, was educated at the Convent des Ur- suiines, Thrldouck, Belgium, studied music in Paris, also at the Royol Ac- ademy of Music, 'London, under the tutelage of the late Garcia, where she took bronze, silver and gold medals for singing. She made her first stage appearance in London as Fiametta, in a revival of the opera "Bqccacio." 'She won her first big suc- cess in opera as rtosella in "Frlvoli." the niece winning the re- cord run for comic opera. She made her American debut at Palmer's Theatre, New York, in Auff- ust, 1890, as Kitty Carrol, in "The Red Hussar." During her stay in this country she appeared as Cannon, Dor- othy, Mauou and Mignon, in the op- eras of that name. Here she also sang the prima donna.roles In "The Tyro- "T.he Fencing "The Pirates of "The 'The Bohemian and "Voegel- hander." On her murn to England she sang in "The "San and other favorites. With her aupearance at the Prince of Wales Theatre, August, 1900, as Nell Gwynn in "English she re- nounced her operatic career. Her suc- cess as a comedienne rivalled in seh- satfonal achievements her brilliant accomplishments as a nrirua donna. Becky Sharp and Polly Eccles .in Caste" were her big hits In 1902 she went under the.manage- ment of Charles Frohmhn, appearing as Kitty SWverton in "The -Marriage of Kitty at the Duke of York's Thea- tre. Mr. Frohman brought her to Am- erica in this play the following season. Under the management of Mr. Froh- man, 1909-11, she played here in "Pen- elope Caste and" Thief in the Mgnt At the New Theatre i ork 1911 she nlayed Sharp in 'Vanity Fair'. At the Duke of. York's, the Prince J and the Playhouse, she has produced and played many of the lead- ing works of Britain's most noted play, urignts As Ivittj in The Marruge of Kittx." one of .the biV.s of her pre- sent tour, she has been, seen over 500 times in London ''alone. In is-her greatest comedy success. She first saw the niece in Paris, with the great'French actress Rejane in .the leading role, bought the English rights to it'and had it translated. Rejilne, on seeing "Miss lemoest 11 KitU ac 1 ncwledged that Mits Teirraest plaved the part better than she herself did li Lngland Temiest is regaid ed foremost 'comedienne 'of the Fmnire On the T nglish speaking stage she. is the onli artiste who has won'.two brilliant.reputations in-oppo- site fields of art. TWO DAYS ONLY mm _ I WO 1JAY5 OINLI Majestic next Hon-te, Hay 10-11 j Bosworth. Inc., Offer the Most Widely Discussed Motion PictuJ-d r of the Day MATINEES AT JOHN BARLEYCORN Jack London's own Life Story, in Magnificent Motion Pictures GUARANTEED TO BE THE MOST. PERFECT FILMS EVER BROUGHT TO LETHBRIDGE NIGHTS (Reserved) 25c. Gallery 15c. MATINEES: Adults I5c. children inc.- RESERVE SEATS NOW SELLING.AT HiDLEY DRUG CO. tomorrow in new dances. The noted character singer, Chauncy Island will be seen in new songs. Mexican Hat- red, a three part dramatic feature from Miller Bros.' famous 101 is one of the few Mexican pictures that keep so close to real .Mexican vendetta. There are two excellent reels of comedy with a laugh through- out A candy "matinee will be con- ducted on Saturday every child pur- ticket will be given lutely" free one" bag pure Lel-hbridge made candy, also one large box choc- olates to adults holding lucky coupon ticket. _ A WAR BABY A picture of m'ore than usual inter- est will be presented at Starland to- night, when 'the two-reel feature "A War Baby" will be screened. A. Syd- ney Drew comedy entitled "Who s Who in Hogg's 'a' veritable riot of laughter. "Cactus Jake, Heart "The Deacon s the Universal Weekly and an- other thrilling picture of the Hazards of Helen series, will make one of the nuest picture bills a person could ish for. A special children's matinee will be given tomorrow and .every ticket will carry'a coupon for double votes in the Shetland Pony contest. program with Jerry and I Sarah, and new songs by the gifted j vocalist Tessie Brown. Monday and f ues'iiay next Stnrland i will present the first .master- "photo j plas', "The Lost a four-reel thriller. i KEYSTONE NIGHT AT EMPRESS 'Hogan's two-part wili be the Key- stone feature for tonight and tomor- j row As is indicated by the title, there is plenty of -laugh connected Hogan's invasion of social cir- In the there ORPHEUM Vaudeville and Picture! Big Sensation The Dancing Vernons Talk of the Town with their Wonderful Dancing. Tonight' and Tomorrow they will be seen- for the- last tim In the Whirl- wind One-Step, Lulu Fadd, La valse, La Rose.. The best that has ever been seen in Loth-" bridge. Clancy Ireland Character Songs Mexican Hatred Three-Part Drama from the Miller Bros. 101 Ranch TWO REELS EXCELLENT COMEDY _ _ f SATURDAY CANDY MATINEE A bag of pure candy will be given away absolutely tree to even' child purchasing a. ticket a 'large box 'chocolate's to" the number. Matllnee MOc; V Eve. 10-15cv5 In the there in Letribridge Good motion pictures jhas been comparative .quiet since the cwrt a great mfluen'-e ior ur which the con- tthe.'betterniuit of human nature in the films of "John Barleycorn" no list episode, during which Ihe spirators, during -Zudbra's absence i jn tne ot ..Jonn Barleycorn no from her home, find 'a rough map 9'j better nor more inspiring lesson his the diamond mines in tiie false oot-'olel. jjocn Dnulging the in lorn of an old trunk, wjiiie Zudora's ncrmost sccrets from the heart of A friends have hem to man ,vno )las bccn a urtual slave to leirn the secrets oi the band and the terrible depths lif Hunt gains admittance to Vidlme degradation into which Jack Londou Uinil's house to paint her portrait fcu ln ]11B paini, dais in San Fran- Biird lias been following him, and is C1SCO fnully took hold of cued by Storm. possesses most entertaining The'War'Weeklies, .two.In number, a storj Of romance and adventure, will give late news in pictures The and a woaith of artistic detail nusical program will include songs Tnc neen meeting wifir THE ORPHEUM Again last night great crowds wit- nessed oire of the hcst shows ever shown at the popular play house. The dancers arc at their best. The won- derful manner in which they dance the latest sensational dance is a treat to everyone who witnesses them. These celebrated dancers will be seen lot the last, time lonigUt arjd by Miss .Eleanor Moran and Mr L Fleming. 'JOHN BARLEYCORN" AT THE MAJESTIC -MONDAY Jack London's famous story John has a message 'in -vibe" in it will be 'presented "at the Majestic on Monday and Tuesday next, a les- nnqualtiicd success all this tteek. In Calgary where they have been show.m at the Grand Theatre Two pcrlortjv ances daily will be gnen here, an< resened scats arc now on sale at ttie' Hedley Drug Co Uev Albert Bright is going frem Toronto to a Presbyterian paitorate sou'tor syjry; aia chili tm Shstjuooke, Que, ;