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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAOR SIX THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THURSDAY. MAY IG. H)I8 **BRINGING UP FATHEr ByG. McManus THM'S) Mi-i^ tiMITH THE bOClETY BELLE - SHE uOOK^ MORE LIKE DON'T I'OO THINK HER! FACE LOOKt> RATHER V/ORtS ? WELL- LOOK HOW LONfi oHE'S. BEEN WE^m^^� it: \b thm" a> ^:>un' t)HE HA-D on? 7 if in the hekht of _ fashion: "-t^^-^ VHM" OOE^ THE HEI^iHT OP FA'bH\QN MEAN ? THE DISTANCE FROM HER tiV\OE.5 TO HER BASEBALL BOXING RACING SPORT HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING Good Race Program Is Lined up for Victoria Day Tlireo liarno?.= rac-es and two run- This !s Uio I'iiJt effort to stage n| nins events are l.illeil for th? Mav ""'"f-' Lethhridge in many i ., , ,. ,' � luoinis ami it is exiieoiPrt t!ie tans "ivill ; -Itn race meet at Henderson I'ar'- i,,. nnt in [ore.-. There is nothini: mucli fair proiinds and with "n or more ^ rise on the cards lor tlie lioliday and liorscs liliely to enter, some keen I this siipnld also contriliute to a good  iHuitests will he staged. > ! crowd. The purses for the events aggre- ' It is understood a iiiimher of Card-gate about ?l,i'O0. divided as fol- ; ston and Hayniond ponies will he on BASEBA results AMERICAN lows: 2.2r> trot ..................S-'^O purse 2.2ri pace, 2.Lti trot ......Purse $-5ii. Free for all, trot or pace .......$-."iO Quarter mile dash ............ ST.". Five lurlcug dash ............Sl'.io Boston ..... Cleveland .. New York Chicago .. .. Wiisliingtun St. Louis . . decU for the running events, and it | would not be surprising if ^be Hud-i , I'trev Ijick controvcrsv w'ere settled j ., , , , . a weeit Irom Friday. In any event.! ilie fans are assured some good rac-! ing and a pleasant outing. Won. Lost. P.C. 11 Ill f; 11 1 ' .:.-ih 11 u 11 IJ , .ITS :i m .1T4 111 Fi 1 u .;',sti DRAWING POWER OETERiNESmUE Some Raseball Stars May Be Equal on Field, but One May Attract More Fans fohn McGraw Is The Napoleon Of Baseball Game N. Y. FANS FORGET HERZOG. Charley's Attitude In His Trouble With Giants Found Little Sympathy. PORTLAND CRADLE OF PLAYERS, BABE R 0, H WORTH OIOBOSIOHI Philadelphia. May 15.-Coveleskie weakened in the thirteenth inning today after Cleveland had scored a run the first ImU' of the inning and to 2. Score: Cievelaiid . OOO.iilO.dOO.OOO.l-J 5 1 ithey think of him, and it helps ,, i fi^'x'-^U'liiii 000.1)00,001,000.2-;i !> 4 I know that he is lieUl in ciiuaiiv iiigh ; (""veleskie and O'Xcill; .Myers and 'esteem outside. It is a certainty that j I the offer came from .New Yo'rk on New York. :\Iay lo.-St. Louis, with hicago. I seven forpjer New York Americans in Baseball a.s a busines.^ 1.=! not a blti their line up defeated New York in a inning game today 5, to 4. fans will be tickled to know that tlic | . Haltiinare Balie so well thought of, i, ,, iu dollars and cents, away from ,uis j''""'"''^"""^ liart of the world. They know what > think of him, and it helps to! IT'iri-\- Frii7Ao Ownpr nf �Rnrl! naniclty. according to i^razee. He said ' twelve Hair.> i lazee, U\\ner Ot "60^^,^^^^ business the Sox did m th*ir!Score: So.v Has Been Offered Big "Why i.s Ty Cobb worth $20,000 a year to the Detroit v Boston.-Since tlie start of the cliampionship season Owner Harry Frazee of the Red Sox has been offered more than $100.0uO for one ball player, and, of cotirse. bis name is George H. iBabe) Ituth, colossal southpaw pitcher and hitter most ex-iraordin.iry. The magnate turned down the offer. "I might as well sell the franchise and the whole club a.s sell lUitli." said J'razee. "The sum named was three times as much as was? paid for Tris Speaker, and of course, is far and away bigger than any figure that lias been nscd in baseball. But it is ridiculous to talk about if. Ruth is our :Jig Ace. He's the most-talked-of, most-.sought-for, most colorful player in the game." Frazeo did not care to go into details over the offer for Until. "H H" was inclined to belittle the general interest in such an item, but Hub fir.-t series in Philadelphia was over | St. Louis .. . 000,200,300.001-.�> 12 1 twice a.s b:s"-as the proceeds from j .\ew York ... 200.000.002.000-4 !l 1 the first series between the two teams I 'Shocker and Nunamaker; Love, i in the Quaker Cit.v a year ago. forecasts 1 Caldwell, Hannah and Walters Washington, May l^.-rWalter John- ".-\11 Ol the optimistic made last winter about baseball in j ,on and "Gv" Williams battled eighties are coming true," said Fraiee. | gen innings here today before Wash-".\3 a general thing the attendance.^ jingtoji got a 1 to 0 decision over have been twice as big as a year ago. j Chicago in the first game of the series. That docs not look as thougli the war; Johnson helped win his victory with had or would knock tire, bottom out a long single which put Ainsraitli on of baseball in the big' leagues. .Mr.: third ,from which Williams scored Kupiiert In -New York is pleased with i'Ainsraith with a wild pitch. Score: the manner in which the faris have  Chicago . ..000,000.000,000.000.000-0 attended the games and when you | Washington 000,000,4100,OOO.OOO.OOl-1 consiiler the weather which Boston i Williams and Schulk; Johnson and has had'this spring the attendances i Ainsmith, hero have been retnurkiibly good." There's Jio such thing as being neu-1 bookers for liis first pair of "longies" tral about Cobb. But regardless of At the annual meeting of the Winnipeg Board of Trade yesterday, the following officers were elected for the coming year: J. E. iWildman, of the Sheet .Metal Company ot Canada, president: J. B. Mcintosh, manager of Robinson and Little, vice president; Dr. C. X. Bell, treasurer, and E. A. Boyle, secretary. NATIONAL Won. Lost P.C. Now York ---- ... Ill 4 .S2I! Chicago....... ... 14 S .c.'ii: Cincinnati .. .. ... 14 12 .rj:;s Pittsburg .____ ... 11 10 .524 Philadelph'ia .. ... 10 11 Brooklyn ..... S 14 .:'.H4 Boston ....... s 1.^1 .348 St. Louis .... ... 1 10 .;!04 THE NEW PANAMA HATS AND SUMMER SHIRTS ARE IN A Very Nice Assortment of Both. W. B. KESTER & CO. THE HOME OF 20TH QEN'fuR'Y CLOTHING . Our Cleaning and Pressing Is Done by a Real Tailor. Saturday Special > Watch This Space Cincinnati. May 1.'),-Benton's one ba^e on balls, followed by a sacrifice and a two base hit by Jtoush gave Cincinnati the winning run over New ' York today 3 to 2. Score: iXew York...... 002,000,000-2 10 3 I Cincinnati .. .. OOO.lOO.llx-;'. 5 0 Benton and Rariden; Schneider, Kl-! ler iind Allen. Chicago. .May 15-Philadelphia bunched hits today anti defeated Chi-I cago 5 to 3 in the lirst game of the ! series. Score: i Philadelphia . .. 000,300,110-.5 10 1 j Chicago...... 020,010,000-3 t; 1 I Preiidergast jiml Burns; Walker j and ^^'eaver, I Pillaburg, May 15.-Brooklyn defeated Pittsburg today in tho opening game of the Beri^w 5 to 1. Score: Brooklyn ...... 000,020,102--r. !) ' 1 Pittsburg ..... 010,000,000-1 7 0 Marquard and Kruger; Cooper 'and Schniidl. St. Louis, May 15.-St. Louis rallied in the ninth and tenth innings today winning from Boston .'i to 2. Score: Boston...... 000,000,002,0-2 7 2 St. Loill.s..... 000,000,002,1 -3 S 1 Hearne, Ragan, Wilson and Henry; Sherdell, Packard and 'Siiyder. whether they like him or dislike liim they pay their money tit the gate to see him play. Cobb doesn't play to empty stands at b.ome or abroail. But let the Detroit team lose ,his services tor a few weeks and the club treasurer soon notices tlie difference in receipts. The addition of Speaker to tlie Cleveland club meant thousands of dollars to Jim Dunn. With the superb Texan in the field tlie stands at ('ie'veland. which had been empty the year before his purchase, groaned under the load, of tans who came out to see "Spoke." Washington has been a second division team for several years, but watch the turnstiles click when the announcement has gone out that Walter .lohnson is to pitcli. Even 21m Is an Attraction. It is. a safe prediction tli'at Grover .Vlexander's purchase will add many thousand dollars to the Chicago receipts this season. Heinle Zimmerman has been one ot the big drawing cards in baseball for years. His eccentricities have liiiil as much to do with it as his playing, although Heinle has alv.ays been a star. Christy .Mathewson was one of the greatest drawing cards the game has ever known. Fven when he .nult active participation in the game his drawing power did not fade, and as manager ot the Cinclnnatia he^brings many dollars to tho gate. Strange to say, the old Atlilotics, one of tlin greatest ot baseball machines, was not a good money getter. That is one reason why ]\lack broke np Ills team. Since then Collins at i;hicago' and Baker at New York have both been big atttractions. -in- PACKEY'S LAST PUBLIC FIGHT AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Louisville r., 7, 1; St Paul 0, 4, 2. Indianapolis 5, 7, 0; Minneapolis 0, ColumbUB 0, 1, 2; Kansas City 3, 7. Toledo 4, 7, 2; Milwaukee 8, 10, 1. Two years ago McParland boxed Mike Gibbons In rofinds in New York at 14."i pounds, it 'was a dazzling and spectacular exhiliitlon ot ring science. .\o decisions were permitted nniler tho laws of New York, but seven New York newspapers out ot 10 awarded the verdict to .McFarland. McFarland received $i:i,."iOo for his evening's wrok. Packey MclMuland Is 29 years old. Ho was born and brought up In (Tii-cago, where boxers flourish on every corniir. He began his professional boxing career when only 15 years old. Tlirougb his fights, exhibitions and theatrical engagements ho made a riuarter of a million dollars. Four I years ago he marrieil the only daugh-' lor of a wealiliy Jollet (ill.') business niun and settled down to live there in comfort. .AIcGraw lias been a part of baseball. He started playing professionally with Olean in the New York State league back iu 1800. He was a stripling then, but the same dominant spirit that has won for liim the most CTviable managerial berth in llie major leagues was uppermost. McGraw's history as a player is known to most fans. His rapid rise to stardom, liis liigli rank among llie fielders and hitters ot liis day, and bis connection with tlvo~.great old Baltimore Orioles" needs no recounting liere. Suffice to say that from, a S�o lier month job In the bushes he has played and fought his way to a position which brings him close of $50,-000 a year. As a manager of the GiantsUie has won five pennants and one world's series for the New Y'ork club. Ills .National league champions of I'.HT lost the world's championship to the White Sox and the result was a hard blow to .McGraw, But he has come back ffghting again this v^ear, despite criticism froiii some quarters for ihe way he handled his club. .McGraw is a plugger by nature. Ills square jaw and steely blue eyes leave no dtnibt of that. Naturally of a fiery nature, ho has often taken the offensive at the drop of the hat. His trouble with Umpire Byron last'year was an oxamplfS. On tlie field ho never quits fighting to win. He is Inclined to drive his players, but lie has a way- of doing it that seldom causes trollbll^ As a judge ot players, McGraw ranks wilii the best, though he has never developed a great number of stars. Off the field .Mack is a tiuiet, congenial and rather retiring follow to meet. He is generous, a point blank conversatltmalist �witli tew comments to iiiake. lie impresses those wlio meet him as a mild-mannt^red man of jiower-but that is off the playing (ield. .McGraw's nggressivcness has shown itself in Hie hit-and-run style of baseball, .'\fter 45 years ho is still the kind of-fellow who "wtiiits to bust tho -bail." him. You've got to hand it to Herzog for one thin;.; in particular-ho Is a iiiigiitly clever business man. He demanded a two-year contract to sl.gn with the Boston cliil) and in aiidition ho asked for a bonus. That he got every til ing he asked for Is a practical certainty. Whether or not Ilerzog and Stall-ings will get along remains to be seen. Herzog is a fiery bird who is liable to flash teniiier any time, and Stallings lias a combative nature that will brook no sucli cxhibitlou from one of his plaVers. FRAZEE'S "BLACK-EYE" alibi.* AH black-eye alibis wont into tho discard when Harry Frazee got to talking on tlio train bound for Hot Springs, wliere tho Red Sox wero in training, Tho jiresident ot the former cliampa wore dark goggles, hut theao could not obscure two dark patches that bad been hung on his face by the hand of man. Tho clianvc group did not refer to Frazen's appearance, but ho figured that thoy might, so hii beat-them to it- with this reiiiarkablo incident: "1 have a friend who is a great golfer i^iid a noblo doiiter, ] asked him to show me his way ot making a drive, which he did. This was in my room at the liotel. Then hejhanded the club to mo and suggested that 1 copy bis ])()sition and swing. "Tlie devil was in that club, al-though It was an innocent club to look at. When I had it halt' way round it turned on mo and walloped mo right between tho eyes. 1 don't think I'll ever play golf again. Victoria Day ACES ST. LOUIS PROTEST ALLOWED. Tomorrow's Paper Bijou Motor Parlors Limited THE HOUSE OF SERVICE FIFTH STREET SOUTH LETHBRIPGE, ALTA. > ? ? ? ? > ? I' 'J'  'J* 't' 't* o MINERS' SPORTS ^T ADAMS' PARK ON 24TH Arrangements are being made by .Miners' I.ocal No. 574 to hold :'iportB on Victoria Day, -May 24th, at Adams Park, .North Letlibrtdgo, \Eventa tor Ihe kiddles will be the feature ot the program. ? : : : : ; : : < : � WESTERN TALKS TWILIGHT BALL. Kansas "~Clty. .May 15.-Baseball games during thu twilight hours are being considered by managers of the Western league, it was said here today' by 15. W. Uickorson; loagiio pre-Rlilent. The plan, lie aald, would be to start tho garaos at 5 o'clock so that many burjlness men .and others who cannot go to-'igftiiies earlier could attend, "it ^Yill,. i)Ot got dark until il o'clock after j'lino I and there wonlU bo plenty ot Uiiio tor a guinc," ('incinnali, Miiy II.-August Herrmann of the Cincinnati Nationals said last nlKlu. that John K, Tener, jiresl-dent of tho .National l.oague, had allowed the protest of the St, Louis club and ordered Ihe, game ot April 211 phiyetl over on tho next visit of the St. Louis team to CInciiinatl. Cincinnati had been credited with winning the game by a score of 4 to 3. In Ibis'game Housch stumbled as be irlod for a long fly, but eventually caught the ball while lying on the ground. Nlehofl on third, left his base while Ihe ball was still In the air after hitting Rousch's glove and Fm-piro O'Day allowed a double play iiiul refused to permit NIolioft's run to count. At Letlibridge Exhibition Grounds, MAY 24th, 1918 , PROGRAMME 2.25 Trot ................. .Purse $200.00 2.25 Pace, 2.20 Trot____......Purse $250.00 Free for All Trot or Pace........Purse $250.00 Mile Dash.................. Purse $ 75.00 5 Furlong, Dash................Purse $100.00 Harness Races, Mile Heats, 2 In 3, 4 to enter, 3 to start. First race called at 1.30 p.m.  '  GOOD RACES.  V PLENTY OF HORSES Admission to Grounds ariH Grand Stand, 50 Cents Children Under 12 Years, Free obey TH� law Probably tho most unique service yet hold In St. Alban's cathedral, Toronto, took place when over 150 uniformed Knights Temjilar, headed by .M.W. Sir Knight C. II, Collins, grand nitistur of tlic Kovet:cign great prlocy CAiila, attended uvcusoni^. j m: ..ij Equip you cat- with propev lenses. Non-Glare, per pair ... ... Holophone, per pair . .... Warner, per pair .. , . .... Osgoode, per pair ... ...... $1.50 $3.85 $4.50 $5.00 BAALIM MOTOR CO. Do Hot Forget to Leave Your Old Tires and^-Tubcs in Our Red Cross Box. HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK Off' (UNION BANK HARRY HOLMAN, MgP^ ;