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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1HK LbTHHmUtiK DAILY HERALD MAY BRINGING UP FATHER By McManus XEPVOU KNOW I MAO A FISHT WtTH MONAHAH VELLWELL NOIM UP THE FINE TOimp THt THE JUOtit VMO WOHK1N TO OUT or OOlN WORK1N HERE WHEN HE CAME OUT OF BASEBALL BOXING RACING HSPORTH HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING Baseball in The Scriptures Some Startling Truths are Revealed By JAMBS GAINES in Baseball Magazine The prevailing notion that baseball an invention of comparatively mod ern times is exploded by a careful study of the Such a study not only shows that baseball was a familiar game to the ancients but re veals a familiarity with that peculiar mode of expression usually regarded as modern baseball It may be considered strange that Ibis important fact has not been brought to light by students of the and some doubt may be enter tained by the skeptically Thoroughly to dispel any such doubt the sources of the following passages are indicated and any doubt er iu possession of an English Bible can easily verify the quotations for That long hits and batting rallies not unknown in early days is evidenced Ty the assertion 22 that They gathered two hom ers doubtless following out the in junction in Exodus 31 And shall drive them out or in Gene sis xliii where we find Joseph say ing Bring these men That there were certain difficulties to be overcome is shown by the fol lowing statement in Numbers 11 I may be able to overcome and drive them The statement in Exodus 29 Thou shall is matched by the confident assertion in Judges I will give thee a It is quite apparent that batters not left to their own judgment the orders contained in Joshua Take diligent heed to and we have the record in Daniel that Nebuchadnezzar by the to have been a for we read in II Kings that Ne buchadnezzar he and all his holt and pitched against We must in considering the doubles and homers referred to acquire the Idea that the art of pitching was in any way neglected among the an although considerable latitude was allowed to the slabman of that as witness the words in Numbers 2 Every man shall pitch by his own Apparently no bullpen or place for the pitchers to warm up was for we read in Deuter onomy the words Search you out a place to as the importance of the pitchers part was for we read in Joshua the casual Did Joshua pitch in Gilgal Glass arms were not unheard of in old for we have in Job the question Sawest thou the arm that hast no strength The two meanings of a familiar word are strik ingly shown in the same Jere miah where we read of a fan in the and also find the boast I will fan as the value of bushleague ex perience was not for we read concerning certain in Ex odus They had pitched in Important as pitching may Old Testament managers recognized the value of skill in other departments of the I In I Samuel we read that Saul provide me now a man that can play well and and bring him to and we can remain in no doubt as to the fact that at least one team was strong behind the bat when we read in Judges 4 that Samson went and Widespread The popularity of baseball in Old Testament days was In I Samuel we read that David and all Israel in Kings that Hiram and Solomon made a league and that according to Dan iel even King Darius A peculiar system of letting out players seems to have been in vogue for in HE WILL Definite Word From Milwaukee Boxer That He Will Be Here on May 17 Deuteronomy we read that The seventh the year of releases is at The combination of fine playing ability with a line of talk that would inspire other players was in and in Psalms we find the ad Play skillfully with a loud The game had its fine points a its inside play and s it has In SMART CLOTHING FOR YOUNG MEN Ever stop to admire a businesslike man on the street Like the looks of his suit or overcoat or the way it hangs the smart appearance it gives different from the other eh Thats the kind of clothing we can furnish union tailored clothing at small cash store KESTER THE HOME OF 20TH CENTURY CLOTHING Our Cleaning and Pressing Is Done by Real You Cant Get Any More Out of a Thing Than You Put Into Billy Kramer wired the local club definitely yesterday that was prepared to come for a match with Gunner Al Ross here on May All that now remains to complete the negotiations Is word from Ross stating definitely that his leave is and that he will be able to come on the date Word from Ross should be received The fans are already talking eagerly about the coming bout as they are anxious to see Ross once niom in action in the ring before he leaves for the Ross pop ularity is stjronger than ever since the splendid showing of his old Phil against the great McGoorty of That Harrison did not put Mc Goorty away for goofl in their scrap a few days atfo is entirely due to the fact that the Chicago Ghetto fighter tired towards the end of the At that is the opinion of Tom who has Harrison as one of his stable of The fact that Harrison got a draw has boosted his and as a result Ross stock has gone up with Southern Alberta BASEBALL RESULTS AMERICAN Boston 12 Cleveland iO New York Chicago Louis Detroit Washington Philadelphia 10 S 7 8 S S i S S 8 10 it That good with THE MITCHELL is the 100 why It costs more than tome But you will remem ber the yaart of satisfactory ssrvlee you got out of it long after you have forgotten what yeu first paid for the Bijou Motor Parlors Limited THC HOUIK OF If HVICf FIFTH Daniel is the He worketh In I Kings we are told that Jeroboam offered to A clear example of coaching off third base is found in Judges in the Get you early on your that thou mayest go and in II Samuel have the terse Ahithbphel got him We find few references to the arbit er of but in Job we have the somewhat mysterious statement Neither is there any umpire between Whnther the statement is to be taken literally or is to bo construed ns an ironical reflection on the ability of the the context does not enable us to Preliminary practice seems to have been in Vogue in the olden for we find in Psalms that he sent divers sorts of flies among Idioms Certain stray phrases selected here and there serve to remind us of tho remarks that may be heard today from players in the field or bench for in Bzeklel Take another in Psalm I shall not in Job the he runneth upon me like a and in Ecolealaates Neither say than that it was an the latter remark probably having been addressed to the score keeper by a player who has just miss ed a particularly difficult chance in tho In I Samuel there ap pears to have been some dissatisfac tion over the efforts of tho man at the passage Wherefore kick ye at my sacrifice Bones Errors and bonehead plays were as numerous then as now and evoked about the same sort of i There is much of psychology in tho j question In Psalms 12 Who can I understand his errors but what ap i pears to have been an inexcusable mlsplay is referred to in Proverba j in the expressive the rot 1 tenness of the Errors and brainless plays that under ordinary i conditions attract no in crit ical situations stand out conspiculoua ly as illustrated In the words found in Job His bones that were not atiik i who has not seen an other wise wellplayed game lost in ono 1 inning by HUCU a conjunction of wretched misplays as can bo no bet tir loncrlbiHl than in Ezekfel in the words The bones came toguth May Perkins beat New York here driving in all Philadelphias The score was 5 to Perkins singled with the bases filled in the tieing the score 2 and In the with two men on Perkins drove out a home New York 7 3 Philadelphia 000 200 5 10 2 Caldwell and Hannah Perry and Per May Spthoron held De troit to three hits this while his team mates hit the oppos ing pitchers Louis won 8 to Louis 1 Detroit 4 1 Sothoron and Nunamaker Cunningham and May Frank Shellen former American Association made his major league debut when he replaced Cicotte on the mound and was credited with a 9 to 5 victory over Cleveland in the final game of the series Cicotte injured his ankle in sliding into first base in the second Cleveland 003 lUi 7 3 Chicago 9 13 1 Covel eskie and ONeill Shellen Williams and May Washington overwhelmed Boston today 14 to by knocking both Bush and Mays out of the Boston 9 o Washington Olx 14 1 Wyckoff and Agnew Harper and NATIONAL i Henry u Manitoba and for four years reeve of I Is New York 17 Chicago 12 Pittsburg i Philadelphia s Cincinnati i Brooklyn i Louis i Boston 1 5 7 10 12 12 13 1 New May York again defeated Philadelphia here to day to it was Philadelphias eighth straight defeat and New Yorks eighth straight After Meezel was called out at the plate in the ninth Inning on a play which would have tied the but ended the several of ihe Philadelphia payers rushed at Um pire Burns pushed the um pire who struck back with his The score Philadelphia 9 3 New York nOO 6 3 Tintup and Duma Perrltt and May from behind three times today and beat Brooklyn in tho 4 to Wyci lands home Kotmtchys a pass to Hawlings and Wilson and Nehfs scratcli hit nave Boston the necessary two runs to beat Brooklyn 8 0 Huston nil 9 3 Coombs and Wheat Nehf and May Pittsburg pltchurs Chicago won todays game S to after losing the first games of tlia Chitago 1 Pittsburg iniO 6 8 Tyler and OParrell Steele and May turn ed the on Louis ing loctUfi 6 in rir May had TTl6wefl Bouts Draw Well and Many Clever Fighters are Taking Part By Andrews May on the other side is having quite a run these days despite the terrible battles that have been going A letter from one ot the boys over there gives some in teresting dope on the fight In the letter he says We have been quartered near one of the aviation camps in England for some tlmev and I have been lucky enough to attend some of the boxing tournaments at the different and also in London and I witnessed a tournament at the Nation al Sporting and the contests were very good who fighting around Philadelphia a few years boxed a fellow named Louis and the Hume resulted in a At the same time Billy Fry won from Danny Morgan in 15 I had a look at an American boy nam ed Joe who fought MiWej but the Yankee boy was not quite foxy enough for the clever Eng They put up a good contest for 15 Blake getting the decis I have just seen Jimmy Wilde in and I must say that he is a I am not surprised now that he whipped Zulu Kid so and I think he will whip all the rest of them at his and it will take a very strong bantam to beat although he weighs only about 108 pounds him self and reminds one very much of our old friend Jfm Barry of It may interest you to know that boxing tournaments are being held at the public schools and the boys seem to take to it like ducks to and some of the fellows very Digger the former champion is still in the game and putting up splendid al though he must be over 30 years of I saw him fight Tommy and It was such a splendid contest that they were Another battle I saw at London was between Billy the former bantam and Charlie Lang They fought 15 rounds at a hard Beynon winning the I attended another tournament In There were eight battles that all of them corking good All of the battles over here seem to be well I understand from the boys here regulaV tournaments are being icld in that behind the although I have not been able to get over there I hope to be ihore in a very short as many of he Yankee boys have gone ahead of CASE OF STANLEY Younger Brothers Seldom Make Good League Baseball scattered hits up to the ninth when weakened and by annex ing five bases on two hit bats and four singles off May and Meadows who succeeded scored nine The score Cincinnati 7 2 Louis 001 7 0 Eller and Smith Meadows and PACIFIC COAST Salt Lake 2 San Francisco LOB Angeles 2 10 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Kansas City 0 Mtneapolis Columbus 5 Indianapolis Toledo 2 Louisville Milwaukee 3 10 INTERNATIONAL Aberdeen Portland Spokane 2 Seattle Tacoiua i Vancouver INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE 2 Newark Rochester 2 Buffalo 1 Ualllmorti Toronto T iinshumptoa 17 Baseball history bristles with In stances where younger brothers fol lowing In the footsteps of their Il lustrious elders have come to the minor leagues only to fall down and bump their noseswith a resounding Ty Cobbs brother Paul was a ter rible fizzle as a major while the1 famous Tyrus is now being counted upon to bingle the Tigers the front in the American his brother is playing semi pro ballin Joe Evers is a brother of the re nowned About the only thing Joe did suggestive of Johnny was the manner in which lie spelled his last name on the hotel Martin Walsh a Martin a brother of the fa mous had trials with both the Sox and the Martin is remembered by reason of the fact that he was the freshest rookie that ever horned into a major league He wasnt sat isfied with basking in the reflected glory ofbis large brother he wanted the conditions The farthest he got with a major league career was a training trip to the And there are any number of sim ilar including the triumphal entry of Dave Gregg into the majors at a time when his big brother Vean was doing some sensational slabbing for Exceptional But we have come across an ex ceptional in that the younger brother not only made but surpassed his and exceptional in that the older brother was not responsible for the younger member of his family coming into the the big as is usually the Today Harry Coveleskie of the Tigers is nearly through a major But on the other hand his brother Stanley of the is looked upon as one of the most pro mising pitchers in There isnt a player qn the Detroit team who thinks Harry will bo of any use to Jennings this His fast ball is and that used to be his stock in on the other hand there Isnt a player of the Indians who doesnt think Stanley will win at least 20 games of ball this Harry Hit Winning after two unsuccessful trials in the National finally struck his stride with the after being bought from a Southern league and for the last sev eral years he has been the Tigers mainstay on All the while his brother Stanley was tolling out on the Whether Harry tip ped him off to Jennings and Jen nings declined to take a chance isnt but the fact ia Stanley made his entrance in the big show two years coming up from Ho was formerly with the Spokane club of the Northwest ern Lust season Stanley was one of the most effective and at tho same time most unfortunate pitchers in the American He probably lost more hardluck games than any other pitcher In Ban Johnsons organiza Had he won even threefourths of his heartbreaking games that went against him he would just about have led the Imagine pitching a j twohit gnme for a starter and losing 1 to Thats what he did against the White Sox a year ago last Ap And in Juno the same team boat him on three GOLF FACTS The lowest score ever made In the qualifying round of an amateur cham pionship for 36 holes was made by and Rue Gorton at Ekwanok in The lowest score for 18 holes was made by Charles Chick at Garden in MAJORS WONT PLAY SUNDAY BALL New May major base ball leagues plan to play Sunday base ball at In the terri tory claimed fry the Newark club ol the International has been endeavors to have tho national commission reach n working agreement with the Inter national it was announced at National league headquarters COLLINS MISSES A GAME May cap tain of the Chicago American baseball has etsabllshed a record by playing in 478 consecutive His miss since 1914 was by his ab sence from the May 3rd lineup at De His record beats Sam Craw fords record of 472 CONTINUED FROU FRONT by the Governments political ene Fear is expressed by a section of the press most hostile to Asquith that if the Government falls the old gang will regain The Tory Morning which ex presses this says The House of Commons will not kil Lloyd George to make Asquith This has been Lloyd Georges safeguard before and it will be his safeguard The Post also makes the suggestion that the Unionist party might play a good part in the crisis by using its entire influence to force upon what ever party takes should Lloyd George the best man without thought of party or This suggestion is significant of the feel ing which is reported to be growing among the Conservatives that the time has come supplant Lloyd George with a Unionist Are The Daily which strongly sup ports Lloyd says it is reported that a considerable number ot members are growing uneasy under the rule of They main tain that what is practically a Union ist Government should have a Union ist leader and it is believed a resolu tion of great political importance will be submitted to a meeting of the Unionist which is to be called before the Irish Home Rule Bill is presented in The Dally although not with drawing Its support ot the Govern says editorially the Govern ment has Itself to thank for the posl tlon in which it having re peatedly shown timidity and weak ness in dealing with high military and naval officers who have failed nt their It adds that the Govern ment might explain why General Maurice wan removed from the War Office and whether he had a grudge to The Reputation of the Firm You Buy Your Car From Means a Good Deal to The fact that we havo sold one car to every six sections of our enormous territory proves that OUR reputation is BAALIM MOTOR Do Not Forget to Leave Your Old Tires and Tubes in Our Red Cross HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY ;