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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ii otit HERALD BtlNjGING UI FATHER By McManus 1 THINK VTft OUR WAb COIN HOME rHEAFWV CbMfcCOT THE M5CMJT orr HEALTH NOT V6R ANO BASEBALL BOXING RACING 1SPORTM HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING BASEBALL POPULAR SPORT Thats CanadianView of it Boys Play on Every Poss ible Occasion New May of tie American triumph in the Olympic games held at Athens in 190Gwere awakened by the arriva lat an Atlan tic port of Captain Elwood Hughes of Canadian Captain is on his way back to his home in Toronto on three months leave of absence will be remembered as the man whb secorided Billy the remarkable little Canadian winner of the marathon that In talking of sport in connection the Captain Hughls said tliat baseball is by long odds the ing pastime of the Canadian Our men have taken to the said Captain It is played every day if the weather the regimental and division al championship matches being the real thing in sport line with the Can adian Lacrosse apfl soccer are popular as but baseball has outstripped them so far as the Canadian army is Captain Hughes when asked if sport essential to the welfare of the soldiers answered Absolutely You at home have no idea of what atlhetics do for From the first Canada has provided sports for her soldiers without and Im sure the move has done our men a world of Sport keeps the men fit and furnishes a safety so to that relieves the tension under which the fighters live RITCHIE MITCHELL Ritchie Mitchell of Mil lightweight has enlisted in the navy at Great Lakes with Ensign John He toured the station and was so impressed that he decided to throw up percuts at the Hun from a until a few weeks ago was entailed as a boxing Instructor at Fort where Camp Doni a national army eanton ment is The life tbere was too so Ritchie de decided that he would get into active BASEBALL RESULTS LARRY LAJOIE NEVER SAW WORLDS SERIES Can imagine a man playing baseball for 23 being one of the j greatest stars of all time over a span i qf 20 and then never seeing a I worlds baseball game During a fan ning bee recently one happened to ask liarry Laloie how many worlds he had and his an swer wasi Not Havent you ever seen a worlds he was asked in as a single replied I came mighty close to playing in a worlds and that is the closest that I ever came to seeing In 1908 when I was managing Cleveland we lost the championship by half a I almost saw a worlds series but Didnt you ever care see the boys with the big money at Lajoie was I always was ready to go home and take a rest after the close of each and never cared to sit in the stands and watch the boys per is the way the Frenchman put FIGHT AGAIN May Sol BartfieldHarry Grebb fight has been postponed because of cold A date for the match will lw arranged soon as the weather gets Boston J1 Cleveland 12 New 13 Chicago 10 Washington 10 Louis S Philadelphia Detroit 7 10 10 11 10 11 10 12 11 PATSY CLINE May PatsV of New won easily from Joe of in a 6round bout here last The men are THE NEW PANAMA HATS AND SUMMER SHIRTS ARE IN A Very Nice Assortment of KESTER THE HOME OF 20TH CENTURY CLOTHING Our Cleaning and Pressing Is Done by a Real New May A two base pinch hit by Caldwell enabled the New York team to defeat Detroit in the third game of the series here to day 3 to The score Detroit 7 2 New York S 2 Erickson and Yelle Mog ridge and May Louis used seventeen mentoday but Boston with Bush made it two out of winning by a score of 7 to Score 10 3 14 1 Daven Leifield and Nunamaker Bush aud May knocked Myers out of the box in the first inn ing but Adams and re cruit held Chicago safe tnere after and the Athletics batted Dan forth for a six to Walk er drove in a home runriin the first inning and hit safely hisother three times Adams held Chicago hit less until Collins drove in a home run in the The score 3 Philadelphia 10 1 Benz and Schalk Geary and Cleveland New NATIONAL York IS t Chicago II Pittsburg H Cincinnati 12 Philadelphia 8 Brooklyn 7 Boston 0 Louis C G 8 12 11 I 15 15 You Cant Get Any More Out of a Thing Than You Put Into That holds good with THE MITCHELL is the 100 Thati why it costs more than tome But you will remem ber the of satisfactory service got out of it long after you have forgotten what you first paid for the Bijou Motor Parlors Limited THK HOUSE OF VCKVICB FIFTH tTREET ALT May was so wild in the first inning today that Cincinnati secured seven runs on two enough to win the Score 15 2 Cincinnati 7 0 Cheney and Krueger EUer and May which had been intermittent throughout the day caused a halt at the end of the tenth inning of todays game between Phil adelphia and Louis with the acore 3 to It was u pitchers duel be tween Oeschger and the former allowing only two These came in the first one of which was u home run by with two men Score Philadelphia 4 i Louis 2 8 Oeschger and Adams May and May batted Bostons pitchers freely today and won ten to Merklo drove in three runs for while his team made four hits and drove in five The score 2 i 2 0 Ciinuvan and Wilson Tyler and 1ittsburgNew rain WITH COAST TEAM Change of Scenery and Club Has Affected Ancient Sam They said Sam Crawfords legs were on the fritz last In refers to Hughie Jen nings and his corps of lieutenants In charge of the Detroit Since that time Sam has of kick ing about frettinga little because lie didnt exactly think it was Sam felt just a litlle peeved about it much in fact that when he was handed an unconditional to which he was beat it for the Pacific coastleague and got himself hitched to minor his first one in eighteen years Just how the change in scenery and fingers has affected Sam is best at tested by the batting averages of the pacific coast Sam isnt exact ly likeAbou but lie pomes dang ed near it for his narag is fifth on the list and hes1 going And about those name appears in the public prints out on the pacific coast as a demon They write him up regufcrly now for being a zippy a fielder who can gather in the homerun smashes with the gloYedhand excellence ofa Tris and who can peg back to the plate with the resounding smack of a Clarence Walker or a George And they dont even mention that fact that Sams legs have suffered the penalty of too much Seems like theyve forgotten it or something like Sam is terribly cheerful about Looks like he doesnt care whether he gets back to the big league or So long as they dont put the fences too far Sam is likely to have his job on the Pacific coast just about as long as he can totter to the plate and face a No one aver did seriously accuse SamCrawford of being a flashy fielder until he got out on the Pacific hes all that BASKET BALL WAS INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Doclietiter 2 Newark Syracuse 1 Jersey City Toronto 1 Baltimore POSTPONE Ottawa Kliodei Trustees have decided again to postpone the elec tions to wliich normally would take pluee next The can didates eligible for 1JlS may compete May round fig ures soldiers in the military training camps participated in organ ized basket ball alone last ac cording to compilations made from this reports of camp athletic directors to Joseph member of the war department commission ou training camp activities In charge of uamp This Raycroft does not apply to the rank and file who have played infor mally and who would bring the number much nearer which means that more men have taken part in competitive basket bull this year than ever Raycroft has been struck by the widespread popularity of the bas ket ball In the The choice of educative and competitive games for the soldiers In de is baned primarily on their relationship lo military This idea is but it does not necessarily mlnimtao the tional Basket ball is sin i a Al though limited in Kam this fact alone makes it exceptionally It is a KUIIIQ that requirest a keen coordination of the physical and Distance must be gauged to a nicety and every effort must be correctly Hucli a training ens bles a soldier to retain and exercise his wits and incentive faculties1 un der tho most trying and the consequent body punishment ho receives creates in him a disre gard for casual In H Is a mafeniflcient course iii harden ing Outside or these advantages the simple equipment required for basket ball makes it an camp Raycroft it may be played in fciio open aa wall as under In certain tae the courts have been strung With arc lights and matches playstl out doors a LIGHTWEIGHTS IJM 133Pound Alwuys Hat Claisy New Computed with thb middleweight other classes among the 4he class of the lightweights stands out in bold relief aa a class of boxers and tight era who have held their places of en dearment in the hearts of boxing fans ever since boxing came to be re cognised aa a real live From the days of Jack McAuliffe and others of the old school right up to the present Benny Leon there has hardly been a time when the crown wasnt held by a re markable of the time by a boxer of Freddie Welsh offers one blot on the card of that have The British fighter was really of but the retro gression of the boxing Into nodecision Contests offered Welsh a shield that he could not Many times with in the span of years during which he posad as the worlds lightweight champion Welsh was Surely had laws and rules oC that particular1 bout permitted a Welshs crown would have slipped from his long Benny Leonard de livered the wallpp that finished him aa a defensive hulk of a Battling NelSon was a rugged fight a glutton for and a j pUnisher Wolj gast followed the of his prej decesaor as an assimllator of punish1 merit and a hitter of Ads i demonlike aggressiveness won him a placeall his own among the ranks of the lightweight Called the Michigan he was ifully equal to the monicker up to the time he went against Willie Ritchie and was beaten so badly lie fouled his con queror to have himself the ignominy of a Wolgasts ability to take poundings has resulted disas trously for for he is merely a shell of thewonderful physique so remarkablea Jew years Then came TUtchie and former a real fighter with the heart of a the latter already an old man with a fighting but will to take the punishment if neces Then there is Benny prob ably the greatest of them Time will settle that It already has settled the fact that the lightweights have provided a line of champions of real in the buf feted game of A NEW Killing Toy Balloons From Air planes Proves an Absorbing Diver Toyballoon shooting in the clouds has entered the areita of American sports as an exhlllratlng and digni fied diversion for leisurely gentle men and redblooded says Popular Its Introduction has been made in Southern California under the aus pices of the Bolsa Chlca and Los An geles Gun of whose mem bers are its first patrons and de Balloon shooting is accomplished with the aid of anil re duced to its last analysis amounts to an ultra modern adaptation of thu EHK lish hunt and might fittingly be call ed an aeronautical Brightcolored balloons as large as bushel baskets are released at the ground in bunches of about 25 and pursued through cloud banks and clear expanses by gunners In pushes Thus the thrills of the sport of shooting and the excitement of the chase are combined in theone highspeed The Los Angeles clubs have acquired the services of a profeslonal airman and his three machines for the purpose of determin ing the possibilities of the Tho first tlmo It was tried u man who uses a pump gun effective ly on clay pigeons bagged 14 out qf 2i balloons in fifty The others The sport may appeal strongly to our returned airmen when peace is eventually v Associates on Staff Make A Pres entation to Retiring Sport ing Editor BUT HE WAS NOT LEFTHANDED A golfer had with him a caddie who was noted for bis irony and It was a day on which the players ball seemed to find every bunker on the and on one occasion ho pulled his ball into a sand AH he walked anxious as to his he shouted to the who was standing by the trap U my ball lying well lie replied in his best manner If you were The ball as the golfer waq retirement of Francis for thirty years sporting editor of the was marked recently by the presenta tion to by the staff of a hanUsome pair of Satsuma vases from the celebratedKintozan pottery of The presentation was made by Mrw iq his remaeka emphasized the fact that the staff were not gathered to honor the conclusion of a score and a half 6f years of falUifui or to pay tribute to one of Canadas foremost sporting but to a friend whose kindly counsel had earned for the esteem and re spect of a of newspaper We said that and Nelson sit at a devastated Their Major Gregory lies in a sol diers gralye behind Vlniy in the soil that so many of our Cana dian boys have consecrated with their life was beloved by all his he was killed they upon the place where he was laid some maple leaves from bright with the tints of our autumn That grave in France is one more reason why In parting with Nelson asa mimber of the editorial staff of the we hope for much him and for Nel son Jn the days t6 when the pas sion for war has spent itself and the world enters upon a lasting and hon orable peace won by our glorious Loo who for several months has acted as one of Nel sons was on the same oc casion presented on behalf of the Globe staff with a beautiful pair of military brushes Devaney is leaving that newspaper to join the Fox film Nelson will engage in private FROM FRONT PAQM1 Much wheat is being sown on spring plowing and disced A good rain would make things look more NEW New seed ing is all ovqr and about SO per of tho other Prospects for a bumper crop wore never May seeding operations about this district are prac tically with the exception of flax and for green The wheat In many fields is beginning to show green and the cool days are giving the grain a chance to root well and later with rain and sunshine ivill bring Winnifred to the front with a bumper All farmers have made an unusual effort to Increase their acreage this so sorely needed by the Empire in their effort to stem the BOW Bow May weather of the past week has been simply Crops are looking although rain would be No rain has fallen in this district dur ing the paat and while the need Is not urgent precipitation would great ly accelerate Seeding Is practically finished with the excep tion of a limited acreage for green Some beautiful flelda of wheftt and oats are evidenced throughout the May past week harf been a favorable one for the bright warm sunshine with light Monday afternoon a rain of three hours made smiles all around for The wheat fields everywhere are showing the green of the spring1 wheat and pre sent prospects are that another crop to equal If not better will soon be ParU of the district are talking but The majority say we have moisture for and that 1st will be early One man ploughing last week was obliged to stop and clean the earth from the mould board of the plough on account of the May all the wheat is sown and the land is ready for tho of which a small amount lias been There has been no though it lias been threatening for some The getting dry and rain Is needed May ofwheat is practically completed in this dis and conditions are very satis although rain will be needed LARGE SUPPLIES May Canada Food in a statement issued reminds the public that tho Clause pro viding for and forfeiture of holdings of flour and sugar In excess of the quantities prescribed by the board comes into effect at midnight on Wednesday of this time flour and sugar In excess of the quantities prescribed in the food boards order of April and 26 may be seized and In addition any person holding excess quantities of cither flour or sugar Is liable to a fine of not less than Reports just received from differ ent parts of Canada show that largo supplies of both flour and sugar have already been turned back to dealers in conipliance with the It is ex pected that very much larger quanti ties will be returned during the next twodays to us arranged by the food It is pointed out that the order ap plies to all holdings of flour and no matter when or how and that the police authorities throughout Canada are prepared to cooperate fully with the food board in sRoing that the law is Apparently there has been some mis understanding as to the use of the expression cane This includes all sugars niade from sugar cane or sugV beets the expression beot sugar being a popular name for cano sugar made from Did You Spend Sunday Wish ing You Owned a Car Come in and talk this matter over with our sales we are sure we can show you a car that will suit BAALIM MOTOR Do Not Forget to Leave Your OldJTim and Tubes in Our Red Crois HOME OF CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY ;