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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta MAY 12, im? UvTiinrviDdK DAILY PAGE THHER 'BRINGING UP FATHER" G. Me M aims Big League Baseball NATIONAL New York' CiiU-ago...... Kl, l.ollls...... 1'hihidelpbia Hoslon....... Cincinnati rillsliurj..... llrboVlyn Won. I.Obl. I'.C. 12 1C 12 ID S II S S 3 IS 1C 12 .TUG .CIO .5-1 .yati .in .423 .29'. Easy For Giants Xew York, May YorU won easily from Cincinnati here laday 'J lo Giants scored.S runs, otf _ Schneider in llio fifth Inning. Jim Thorpe- made two of Cliicinnali's.four Clnclnnnli 4 3 Now Yo.-k.......0.00 OSO 10 1 Schneider, Knetzer, PC-Try and lliihn; and jiUCarty. (Ubson. Phllllct Win Philadelphia. May 11. Ocsr.hBcr held SI. Louis la three hlls loilay, 1'hlladelpliln winning 4 lo 0. was AMEKTCAN Won. Lost u r. N'ew-York L'Mrago Cleveland St. Loula Philadelphia Detroit M Washington n p.c. if, .MS .520 .500 .389 .350 .333 vill do ns well Wild Throw Lcscs Game St. Louis, May wllrt by E. Jolmson nnil Ilarallloii's irlld pilrli In tbc second inning were responsible for SI. Louis' loss of today's ga Philadelphia :--..--i I'liilHdclphli OIO'OOO St. Louis i. 13ush nntl Meyers; Hamilton, Kooli .ind Scvorold, Hale. While Sox Lois Cliicago. Mny held Chi- cago _lo two hits today vrhlle Dan ronli'a wildncsfi onauled New York lo lilt liard. St. Louis I'tiiladclpbla make it two straight from ttic locals ...OOOOODOOD-O S 2 12 1 Dcak. .Ahios and Enyrtcr; Ocsclifjer llld Killlfcr. Cub5T Victory nrook'yii. Siiiy Chlrago defeal- Urolilyn today S to C, overcoming n 3-ruu lead. Urpoklyn Lattcd. Prcn- York Ctilcano ..000 Caldw'cll and Walters; Danlortli, WolfBasig. WhllBRis anil Schalk. Won From Cleveland. May ,won Irom Washington loiby 4'lQ 8. Wash dcrgasl nnd Demnrce oul of tlic box Ineton hnd Hie lieing run on second i: In Ihreo innings bul Aldrldge nns cf-llbc ntnlb, btil Slnrlon nipped Alnsmllh fectlve. I on" seer.nd, ending Hie game. Chicago S o'Wnshlngton ..000000030 Brooklyn .113 001 13 3 Cleveland......00030010s. 1'rendergnsl, Demarcc, Alilriilgc and Kllloll; Jlarquard, Cadorc anil' Mcy- ..QOO 000 030-3 7 C Johnson, and Alnsmlth; Norton am O'Neill, 7 Slralght For Botton Ten Inning! Detroit, Mny Pllcher lluth ol noslon, Ms; lloston defeated I nnslon. scored his seventh MtnilEh rillKburj; 3 to 2 hi 10 Innings today, victory by defeating Delroil today 2 In Ihe lentil Maranville singled i. Detroit had a chance to llo Ike Ililrd, reached second on n low smn! in nlnlh. but Cobb was and third when Jacobs filled Ihe CBUgni In a double lie tilci liunioscly, scoring on Konclchy's go from flrst lo llilrd on on Inflcli Kor seven Rudolph nui field out. held I'illslnirB Mllcsa. rillshurg 1 DoElon 000 Oil 000 S 0 Carlson and Sclimlill, I'lichcr; llu- dolph and Gowdy. ASSOCIATION Columbus 4 3 1; Kansas City 602. Toledo 3 (3 6; .Minneapolis t S 2. Imllnnapolls 3 3 0-, SI. Pall] 2 2. Louisville-Milwaukee, instponcd, cold ivcathcr. PACIFIC COAST J t 151; San Francisco 5-11 Oakland 151; Vc-noii 3 10 2, Portland-Los Angeles, postponed on account of. rain. Tfoslon 5 liuth and Agnen-; Mlldicll, Cunning ham and Spencer. NORTHWESTERN Vancouver C 7 3; Ouil'e 4 6 5. Spokane 1 13 6; iicallla'2 5 3. Urcal Kalla S i 3 0; Te.coma 3 0 s. NORTHERN Winnipeg 364; Mlnot 8 10 3. Warren 2; Knrgo-Moorchcad 6. INTERNATIONAL Providence 11 13.0; Toronto 4 C 5 nlchmond 10 13 0; Unftalti 3. ff O -ff THE GOLFER'S HADES t, t> ff ff A Rolf fanfillc died and wcnl to lica- TCn. "Whore Is your golf was Iho Oral question he put lo HI. I'clcr, v'Wo havo lio golf coureo up was Ihc reply, "but I've lieard Iherc Is n splendid One down In hell. You might 'drop 'down tliorc for a day and look It over." Tho fanatic deacrndcd, Siifc enough, (herd ifaa the raoal H'ondcrful links he hnd ever seen. An attendant. Imp led liln (o (t dlibhoueo so perfectly appointed as 16 EugKMl Ulonln In- stead Ot Ihc Internal regions, II look only a mlnulo to fnd dome logs wtilefi filled blni ns II Ihcy were made lo order. Never had ho fell so correctly milrcd. The set of clubs vhlch the (run bawled him were Ihose of wlilch he had nlwayg dreamed dur- ing earthly life: -The Imp, beting eaddJc. conduct' td him ont lo the. Ural lee. "lint the balls? We have, forgollon slirlckcd llio golf (anadc. KitcK Mystery FOR Sl'O-IT F Bo ifs.Tabcr as, tlic Aictini for Hie nic thai pries off tlic lid off base jail licrc on .May 24. Well, Talier any. Taber this i-ear 1ms Ihc Ing Iialf o Tie famous Lewis uatlery. The liitch HE end ol Hie maclilne Is still Taljer. The two Lcc hoys will he In he lineup, FO Levels and Lee will con stllule llie.batlery. .The local club is 'deveionlnE lunch of fast youuEstcrs who are ou on the lot every night working Ihel lends olf to make Ihe team. With a 'ow oltlcr heads them Ihcy se visions pf n (earn thai will be abl o con the big prize al the Medicine "Jat slampEtte. ft.looks like Lun or WflitaiDS and Walsh as the hat lery for the Victoria Day jamboree. One fan suggested Ihe other da lliaUlre.fiame should bo played in tii morning.' Jfc argued Dial it is lo early [or an evening game lo played In 'full- Bui starling shar.i ihcrc IT ill be plenly of light fa nluc innings. x Remember Ihc days of ihe Twiligh Icagua All games were staged at The School league Is furjilshin plenly ot excitement for Hie youri.ge try. There Isn't .1 slice of "world series money al .stake, but Uierc migl as well be.'Jurtglng by Ihc dclermliAi t ion..'of each of Ihc Tour learns to win. said rain on May .24? loria Day race irfellncc at Henderson park fair grounds and the pUrsea hung yip, threatens a big croivd from ;ill over the south country on Ihe holi- day. Thcro arc enough horses in sight for the meet to provide plenty1 of excitement. WHO CAN FILL HANS WAGNER'S SHOES AS KING OF SHORTSTOPS? (Dy Granlland Illoc) Sonic one, a day or two ago was Iscussing (.Kc question of Hans er'.s successor. The king lias pass il on so far the throne is till vacant. In our hazv opinion this rualtcr of .warding the 1917 of the loughcH asBign- iienI In sjiort. There are two or three first base- men who loom ubove ihc Ihree second as Collins, Hcrzog and thrco tlitrj Uakor and Gardnor. Hut when the argument begins tc bubble and pop around tlic mailed laqglu grows apace. Expert shortstopping isn't a mat- er ot one or two men. Around this ob more stars arcibuzzing than any olher position (n the game" may carry i aro sixteen major I told. OI1 this number at east eight arc stars. Xn other poFi- ioii can boast of 50 jicr cent of star- dom. The catchers pitch- ers neither ecu Hie out- fielders, where average big league play predominates. Dut talic a brief slant at the short- stop array: Nationals. Pecklnpaugh, New York Americans. Kictcher -New York Nationals. Americans. Americans.1' Philadeipfiia Nationals. Americans. Horn Louis -Nationals. To this list might be added George Me-Urid e and La McBrldc Is no longer in his prime and Lavan doesn't quite come up to Ihu stand- ard HS listed. Krom I his list comes closest to Wngncr's deserted throne? Four of Ihese listed arc from Iho American and four from iLc National. Of Ihe lot llomsby jg the leading hit- ter, hut as a fielding shortstop lio doesn't yet figure wllli Ibo Marau- Ylllc-Pcclv-ScGU array. i Tha best infieldhiE Elionslojjs in the American league are PecMn- paueh anil ScolL Both are stars of major calibre. In Uic National league the two best fielding shorlslops are Mflranvlllc and ttimcrofL Hut neither can hit iv Fletcher, o[ York, wlio la also a brilliant lnf.elc.cr. down, we should -say the four most valuable shorts tops ID the Kacie, judged on last year's' records short-1 anil (his year's form are Maranvfllc as another manager like (hey do Tor George SialllugE. ,'u (he vernacular of the streets, ya goua hand 11 la George, SlalHnss IE making his bid for pen- nant honors tills year In the face of the most trying opposition. He Is facing lu the New York Glanls a pow- erful aggregation of baseball players. Hut It will lo turn over history's pages uud nole that. John McGraw bad been voted to 1914 and that ho had actually reached Lho crest of the heap and' was driving ilong when the Brave? came along LU- erected his little wagon la thell mad dash from last to first place. A Man'K Risk great fun to flirt with, a man till you get him lo propose and ihen say and It's fun for Use aan, too; tut he runs great risk. that? might deceive him and "Yes." and Fletcher from the National league and I'ecKlnitaugli and Scott from the American, From Ihis lot Fletcher Is the Lest hitter and Maranville a more sensa- tional inficldar though no steadier, than I'eck and Scott. Fletcher last year and the year before ivas about1 forty points at. bat beyonil any or1 these. IIul for liie general vnlue aa among Ihe four the shade Is too slight lo be gathered In and branded at tins early stage. And so Tar bril- liantly and batting around ,350- has coree along. They Promise to Tear Holes In McGraw's Hopes For a Pennant (By 11. O 'New York. May zip, Hie pep. the earnestness'and the all round dash, included in the 'makeup of Ihc lioaton Braves B carried lhat team from the depths.of last place lo a world's, championship in-1914, stand n chance of tearing holes fn an other- wise veil laid oul plan to one John A Thriller There once tras a guy named McUIH Who always lambasted the pill; But he'd knock It so high He'd go out on a fly Every time, thrill. Dut the fans The Gun club la nboiil due to begin dusting (hem nl the traiis. In New Yort. Ailed samct Lctli bridge. nut after some' of the stun" lianrtoi' Ihe Gotham fans this-winter, it Isn't irtuch voiiitcr. Antl that's the tlmo you said a fork- ful. Voung Al Ho3S has vtsiona of being one .of the principals of a nmtcli at Medicine Hal during Ihe big Stam- pede. 'Anil the Hat fans couldn't lie lo a to boost Iho g.ime there than (he iEHnic Hosa, lie always de- livers a run for his monoy, and It Tde JId goes on the ooxins Harne; Isn't-a runaway either. McGraw llns year. The Braves arc different from other haseball dubs. They are trained that nay by George Slallings, and because they are different, fans arc born all over again fn tnc enthusiasm of. base- ball ivhen they visit a park where Ihc Hoston ruffians arc performing. ill is uatural for a baseball player [o gel out on tlic field, smite himself with his hamls, ]am paws togclh- sr anil shout "Attaboy" But wltli tdo flravea It's something else. A shoul from a member of that- baseball cluV is one elep in the George HlngB1 method of winning n base- ball same. Bunch of Fighters. Ed just a great, big overgrown mnn who learned to play John Ei'ers is a bundle of ner- ves, always fighting. Maran- vide Is ft IHUc feHon- with a raarvel- ous'pair cf ItnuOs and n scl of cencs Ibal won't quit flght.ing. Hcd Smith is Just n ball player ivho has learned to and fight, htiid for every step of P. baseball game. -The oulfleld re- presents llio same thing. The llraves have been called a money team. Sportsmanship, they say, is a word llml docsn'l thrive, in-Hie vicinity ot the Ilravca field. Uut wntch the turn- slllcs the llraves The crowd Hkcs il. To wnlch ihp Braves in action is the moat entertaining thing In sport, the Braves nro not.made up of lilgh- slafs, every COR pcrfccL They are just plain, every day ball players, f Enmc'of them men "who couldn't hold lliclr places on, any'ojher leam. I SUIIIngi Hard BOM. 1 Slallinss hfiftj hceh given a record or hard works on the baseball field, A heavy fist and n growl tor every play- cr. Hut players never performed for' 'Ah-hl .There ain't no balla! shrieked the'lnip. "Thai's Iho hell of 11. Moulthixjp, San Prfinclaco Cnl., In the Yellow Blraw. NEWCOMB WINS.TRAP TITLE 1913 Amate'ur Charpplen at York, Now York, May II. Xcwcomb .of the Independence Gun club, Philadelphia, amateur trap shoot- ing champion ot L9i3, wori the nntlonal title at TrAvera tslniKl, lead- Ing a lloM of 109 compclllora vrllh R score of 191 out of 200 day ConsfdcrlnR Ihc adverse weather1 cdn- rllllona the winner's ecarc TTPIS excel- lent. V. Plum nf AllanUc Clly, N. J.. a clnbmalo of (he new. churnplftn, wa1) aeconrt with 133 nttrt MMntel: Me- Mfihon of N'ew York Alhlellc club finished In third plnco wllh 187. Mra. U A, of Detroit broke Ifil nnd Mrs, A; G. Wllkcs o( Rnn HYanclsco 161. In the fire mnn team shoot 1'hlln- Jclpltla won with 026, A every Davis cigar sold to a guaranteed to be in prime condition as to blending, curing and maturing. Try at 3-for-25c. shapes: "Club House" ami One shows "gap" Other fits close iYou know, by experience, that the ordinary collar soon spreads and shows an unsightly, "gap" at the top. On the other liand, z. W. Or R..collar retains its close fit lor the following the inside buttonhole 1 in illustration) is a fraction of an inch higher than Ihe outside buttonhole. This makes the collar button act as .1 les-cr and exert a steady upward pressure on the hook end (ste 3) making a tight lock at the top of the collar. it has our "Slip On" buttonhole fsce 2) on the outside tab. Thus, when button- ing the outside tab, the collar slides easily into place, the post, of the collar button, coming to the lop of the "Slip.On" buttonhole, making it impossible for the collar to spread. It must stay close at the These exclusive features of G. R. collar! arc sure to be appreciated by you and other particular dressers. COLLARS Also R. Tine Shir la. Pyjamas, Rummer Underwear autl Hoys'.lllouses. W7.5T Po BIG RACE MEET At Henderson Pork, Lethbridge MAY 24th, 1917 Free For All, hall mile hcaU, 2 In 3 ...............Punc 115000 2.30 Pace or 2.25 Trot, mile heats, 2 In 3 Green Trot, mile hralt, 2 In 3.......................Purse RUNNING RACES Flve-Eljhlhi Mile Local Pony Race, thrce-elghthi mile hc.iti...........Pune 75.00 FOOT RACES 100 Yard Free lor All Pint Second ICO Yardl, for boys under eluteen.........Flrti tf.OO, Second All entrlcc must be In the bands of the Secretary not later than 6 o'clock on May 22nd, No entrance fee. In cave of bad weather the committee, reicrve the right to declare all racet off. REDUCED FARES ON RAILROADS; BAND IN ATTENDANCE. Admission 50 cents. drain! Stand Free, BASE BALL SAME IN THE EVENINO AT BALL PARK A. M. 6rtu, Jts. Alrd, seen' L. F, tfohnslf. ;