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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD MAY 1018 4t BRINGING UP FATHER McManus DONT YOU THINK FACE LOOKS if WELLLOOK MOW LON6 THAT A IN THE OF FMjHIOtS I THE HEIGHt CF MEJMs THE HER TO I BASEBALL BOXING RACING JSPORTH HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING Good Race Program Is Lined up for Victoria Day Three harness races and two run events are billed for the May 24th race meet at Henderson fair grounds and with or more horses likely some keen contests will be The purses for the events aggre gate about divided as fol lows trot purse trot Free for trot or pace Quarter mile dash Five furlong dash This is the first effort to stage a race meet in Lethbjidge in main moons and it is expected the fans will be out in There is nothing much else on the cards for the holiday and this should also contribute to a good It is understood a number of Card ston and Raymond ponies will be on deck for the running and it would not be surprising if Bud Grey Dick controversy were settled a Week from In any the fans are assured some good rac1 ing and a pleasant BASEBALL RESULTS AMERICAN Boston 14 13 New York Chicago Philadelphia Detroit 1 11 11 fi I 10 11 3 11 12 11 Harry Owner of Red Sox Has Been Offered Big Sum for Southpaw the start of the championship season Owner Harry Frazee of the Red Sox has been of fered more than for one ball of his name is George Babe colossal southpaw pitcher and hitter most ex The magnate turned down tho I might as well sell the franchise and the whole club as sell said The sum named was three times as much as waspaid for Trls and of is far and away bigger than auy figure that has been used in But it is ridiculous to talk about Ruth is our I3ig Hes the most colorful player in the Frazeo did not care to go into de tails over the offer for H H was inclined to belittle the general interest such an but Hub fans will be tickled to know that the Baltimore Babe so well thought in dollars and away from this part of the They know what j they think of and it helps to know that he is held la equally high esteem It is a certainty that j the offer came from New York or I Baseball as a business is not a bit according to He said that the business the Sox did in thllr j first Philadelphia was over I twice as the proceeds from the first series the two teams in the Quaker City a year j All of the optimistic forecasts 11 made last winter about baseball in j 1018 are coming said As a general thing the have been twice as big as a year That does not Took as though the war had or would knock bottom out of baseball in the big Huppert in New York is pleased with the manner in which the fans have attended the games and when you i consider the weather which Boston j has hadthis spring the attendances here have been remKrkably May weakened in the thirteenth inning to day after Cleveland had scored a run in the first half of the inning and Philadelphia won 3 to Score Cleveland 5 1 Philadelphia 9 4 Coveleskie and ONeill Myers and New May seven former New York Americans in their line up defeated New York in a twelve inning game today 5to Score Louis 5 12 1 New York 9 1 and Nunainaker Hannah andWalters May John son and Cy Williams battled eight een innings here today before Wash ington got a 1 to 0 decision over Chicago in the first game of the Johnson helped win his victory with a long single which put Ainsmith on third which Williams scored Ainsmith with a wild Score Chicago Williams and Schalk Johnson and At the annual meeting of the Win nipeg Board of Trade the j following officers were elected for the coming year of j the Sheet Metal Company of I president manager of Robinson and vice presi dent and NATIONAL New York lit 4 Chicago 14 Cincinnati 14 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 Pittsburg 11 Philadelphia 10 Brooklyn S 8 Louis 7 8 12 10 11 14 15 1C Saturday Special Watch This Space Hay one on followed by a sacrifice and a two base hit by Rough gave I Cincinnati the winning run over New York today 3 to Score New 10 3 I Cincinnati 5 0 Benton and Rariden El i ler and May bunched hits today and defeated Chi I iugo 5 to in the first game of Hie j Score Philadelphia 10 1 I 1 Prendeigast ami Burns Walker and May de feated Pittsburg today in the opening game of the series 5 to Score Brooklyn PittHbnrg 7 o Marquard and Kruger Cooper and May Louis rallied in the ninth and tenth Innings today winning from Boston to Score 7 2 8 1 Wilson and Henry Packard and Some Baseball Stars May Be Equal on but One May Attract More Fans Why is Ty Cobb worth a year to the Detroit club Why is Tris Speaker drawing a year from Cleveland or Alexander and Collins annually from their clubs Is it because of their wonder ful playing ability but not al These stars are worth their huge salaries for half a years pastiming at the rate of two hours a day be cause they draw at the Of course a man cannot le a drawing card unless he is a great but there are and have been great drawing Personality has a great deal to do with Stands Show Worth of Cobb overflows People either like him or dislike Theres JIQ such thing as being neu tral aboht But of whether they like him or dislike him they pay their money ut the gate to see him Cobb doesnt play to empty stands at home or But let the Detroit team lose services for a few weeks and thd club treas urer soon notices the difference in The addition of Speaker to the Cleveland club meant thousands of dollars to Jim With the sup erb Texan in tiie field the stands at which had been empty the year before his groaned under the of fans who came out to see Washington has been a second division team for several but watch the turnstiles click when the announcement has gone out that Walter Johnson is to Even Zim Is an It a safe prediction thfct Grover Alexanders purchase will add many thousand dollars to the Chicago re ceipts this Heinle Zimmer man has been one ot the big drawing cards in baseball for His ec centricities have had as much to do with it as his although Heinie has ahvays been a Christy was one of tho greatest drawing cards the game has ever Kven when he ac tive participation in the game his drawing power did not and an manager of the Cinclnnatis liebrings many dollars to the Strange to the old one of tho greatest of baseball was not a good money That is one reason why Mack broke up his Since then Collins at Chicago and Baker at New York have both been big John McGraw Is The Napoleon Of Baseball Game AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Louisville 1 Paul Indianapolis 0 Minneapolis i Columbus 2 Kansas City 2 Toledo 2 Milwaukee Tomorrows Paper Bijou Motor Parlors Limited FIFTH 3TREET SOUTH THE HOUSE OF SERVICE MINERS SPORTS AT ADAMS PARK ON 24TH j I Arrangements are being made by Miners lxcal to hold sports oil Victoria i May at Adams North pvenls for ihe kiddies will be the feature of ilia PACKEYS LAST PUBLIC FIGHT Two years ago McFarlaml boxed Mike Gibbons In rofinds in New York I it was a dazzling and spectacular exhibition of ring I No decisions were permitted under tho laws of New but seven New York newspapers out of lu awarded t the verdict to McFarlund received fm his evenings Packey McKarlaml is 1 years j Ho was born and brought up in Chi where boxers flourish on every Ilu begun his professional boxing career when only 15 years Through his exhibitions and I theatrical engagements ho made a j of a million Four years ago he married the only daugh ter of a wealthy business i man and settled down to live there i in WESTERN TALKS TWILIGHT I Kansas games during thu twilight hours are being considered by managers of the Western it was said here to day by league pre The he would be j to start games at 5 oclock so 1 that many business men others who uinnut go earlier I could It not get dark until it oclock after June 1 and would be phUiy uf for j They call him the Littls Napoleon of He is all Rather short and inclined to be and carrying a generous sprinkling of silver in his John Is perhaps the most in teresting figure in the national Ever since he discarded knicker bockers for his first pair of longies McGraw has been a part of He started playing professionally with Clean in the New York State league back in He was a strip ling but the same dominant snirlt that has won or him the most enviablemanagerial berth in the major leagues was McGraws history as a player is known to most His rapid rise to his high rank among the fielders and hitters of his and his connection with tlejreat old Haiti more Orioles needs no recounting Suffice to say that a per month job in the bushes he has played and fought his way to a posi tion which brings him close 000 a As a manager of the GiantsUie has won five pennants and one worlds series for the New York His National league champions of lJ17 lost the worlds championship to the White Sox and the result was a hard blow to But he has come back ffghting again tills de spite criticism from some quarters for thu way lie handled his McGraw is a plugger by His square jaw and steely blue eyes leave no dnubt of Naturally of a fiery ho has often taken the of fensive at this drop of His trouble with Umpire Byron lastyear was an On the field lie never quits fight ing to lie is inclined to drive his but lie has a of doing it that seldom causes As a judge of McGraw ranks with the though lie has never de veloped a great number of Off tliu field Mack is a con genial and rather retiring fellow to lie is a point blank conversationalist with few comments in impresses those who him as a mlldmanmyed man of that is off the playing McGraws aggressiveness lias shown itself in the hitandrun style of After years ho is still he kind offollow who wants to liuat the LOUIS PROTEST May llen inann of thu Cincinnati Nationals said lust that John presi dent of thu National had allowed thu protest of the Louis club and ordered tin game of April 2i jihiyod over on tho visit of the team to Cincinnati hud been credited with winning the game by a score of 4 Ig In this game Housch stumbled UK lie triod for a long but eventual ly caught ihis ball while lying on Ihe Niehofl on left his base while the ball was still in the all after hitting Houschs glove and Im piio ODay allowed a double play and refused to permit Nlehofts run to Probably the most uiiiriuo service yet held In Alhans Tor took pluire when over ISO inii lorinnd Knights headed by Sir Knight grand r prliiry alicnduU FANS FORGET Attitude In His Trouble With Giants Found Little New Is n brainy ball and he has a world of confidence in him Charley thought he was go ing to make New York fans feel his loss he might just as welt have per ished the for the bugs of Gotham refuse to pine for the can taloupe king from Charleys If he had any at were dispelled in the first game of the between the Giants and when Larry Doyle his sue cessor at second had a regular field dny in every department oE the Doyle hit a home run with two men on the bags and put the old ball game on the ico for tho Did tho bugfi go wild They did Worse than went batty with Doylng home run gave the fans a chance to hand Herzog the raws and refused to turn down the Herzogs attitude in Mis trouble with the Giants found iittle sympathy among tlie for the average base ball tandoesnt worry his head over squabbles between players and own anil when n player who had every chance to be immensely pop ular with tho New York public re lused to settle his differences ami cably the public lost all interest in Youve got to hand it to Herzog for one tiling in is u clever business He demanded a twoyear contract to sign with the Boston clul and in addition asked for a That lie got everything he asked for is a practical Whether or not Herzog and Stall ings will get along remains to be Herzog is a fiery bird who is liable to flash temper any and Stallings lias a combative nature that will brook no such exhibition from one of his PORTLAND CRADLE OF PLAYERSj q Tim Portland club of tha PacifK Coast league sent any number ol corking good ball playerh to th major leagues and Manager WalteJ now with SSlt says that if it were not lor the wai he would have a complete team ol exportlanil players in the majors wmj could hold their own with any The he prevented Catch er Baldwin advancing to the majors this His exPortland minus the would be made up about as follows Stanley Coveleskie of Jamea of Mays ot the Red Gregg of tho Rob Groom and Byron Hotick of the Browns iiv Peckinpaugh of the Olson and Ward of croft of the Phillies and Hollocher of the Cubs Graney of Jhe Hellman of the Tigers anil Williams of the FRAZfES BLACKEYE AH blackeye alibis went into tho discard when Harry Frazee got to on the train bound for Hot where the Red Sox were in The president of tho former champs wore dark but thesjp could not obscure two dark patches thathad been hung on his face by the hand of Tha chance group did not refer to Frazees but he figured that they so hd beatthem to with this remarkable incidentr I have a friend who is a great golfer and a noble 1 asked him to show me his way of making a which he This was in my room at the Then hejhanded the club to me and suggested that I copy his ppsitlon and The devil was in that al though it jvvas an innocent club to look When I had it half way round it turned on meanti walloped mo right between tho 1 dont think Ill ever play golf Victoria Day ACES At Lethbridge Exhibition MAY 1918 PROGRAMME Trot Purse Trot Free for All Trot or Mile Dash Purse 5 Harness Mile 2 in 4 to 3 to First race called at GOOD PLENTY Of HORSES Admission to Grounds and Grand 50 Cents Children Under 12 Free OBEY THE LAW Equip you car with proper per pair per pair per per BAALIM MOTOR Do Not Forget to Leave Your Old Tires Tubes in Our Red Cross HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK UNION BANK HARRY ;