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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 26, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THE LETHBHTDGE t>A!LY HERALD SATURDAY, MAY 26, 1917 The "Hudson Super-Six" and "Saxon Six" HUDSON SUPER-SIX Holds All Worth-While Records Endurance~Speed--Acceleration-Power TEST Av. Rate in Miles Per Hour Distance In miles. TIME MACHINE REMARKS SAN FRANCISCO to NEW YORK 28.15 3476 5 Days 3 Hours 1 31 Min. SEVEN PASSENGER PHAETON Three passengers always Four or five passengers carried part of the time. and RETURN TO SAN FRANCISCO 28.82 7000 Round Trip 10 Days 21 Hours 3 Min. SEVEN PASSENGER PHAETON Return trip never before attempted against time Terrific strain on entire car. 100 MILES 74.67 100 A.A.A. 80 Min. 21.4 Sec Record. STOCK CAR With driver and passenger Best previous record made with driver only, more cylinders, larger cylinder capacity. ONE HOUR 75.69 75.69 A.A.A. 1 Hour Record STOCK CAR With driver and passenger. ONE HOUR 5 PASSENGERS 70.74 70.74 A.A.A. 1 hour STOCK CAR Top and windshield up. ACCELERATION TO 50 Ml. per HR. - A.A.A. In 16.2 Seconds STOCK CAR From a standing start. ONE MILE 102.53 -�-r 1 A.A.A. 35.11 Seconds Record STOCK CHASSIS The first time a stock chassis traveled faster than 100 miles per hour. 24 HOURS 75.8 1819 A.A.A. 24 Hours Record STOCK CHASSIS With driver and passenger. Nearest competitor with \arger cylinders only 1472 miles. HILL CLIMBING RECORD AT PIKE'S PEAK 39.97 12.25 18 Min. 24.2 Sec. SPECIAL CHASSIS Won against 20 competitors in the greatest non-stock event of Its kind. NON-STOP RECORD IN VANDERBILT CUP RACE 78.13 403 5 Hours 9 Min. SPECIAL CHASSIS Driver's First Race Nearest previous record, 300 miles. ' Price 7 Passenger Phaeton, $2500, Lethbridge Consider the many ways Saxon 'Six' excels It Is not In one way alone that Saxon "Six" surpasses other cars. In every phase of performance you'll find it matchless. In pulling power on hills and through heavy going, In high-gear work, and in acceleration It duplicates the ability of costly cars. By constant betterment the power-flow has been made smoother and more supple than ever before. And in achieving this continuous power-flow, vibration has been virtually eliminated. \ So that now Saxon "Six" has longer life-a greater period In which Its efficiency remains unimpaired through wear. As nearly as can be estimated Its endurance Is somewhere around 20% greater than any other car In Its class. I And the economy of Saxon "Six" In gasoline has kept pace with its other abilities. 206 stock model Saxon "Sixes" recently ran 300 miles apiece without stopping and averaged 23.5 mites per gallon of gasoline. Judging from present day sales It will be hard to get prompt deliveries on Saxon "Sixes" before long. For the demand is practically abreast of production now. So we urge you to come in at once. The Smoothest Running Car It can be fairly said that Saxon "Six" is the smoothest. quietest, most flexible car In the field. To dispute this would be to question facts. With a 2 Inch crankshaft and a score of detailed refinements in the motor, vibration and friction have been practically dispelled. And with these gone the life of the motor Is largely lengthened. In fact, now, running with full load, Saxon "Six" has the stamina to stand up twice as long as the best known "four" in its class also running under full load. In other phases of performance, too, this absence of vlbratlori" helps. It makes gear shifting a thing of the past save In rare cases. A big roomy easy-riding car. Price 5 Passenger Touring Car $1410.00 Lethbridge You'll find this new series Saxon "Six" roomier and more comfortable than ever before. The doors havo been widened. So entrance and exit Is easier and more convenient. The cushions have been given added depth and greater restfulncss. Two people In the front and three In the back seat find more than common riding space. To accentuate the supremely easy riding qualities of Saxon "Six" the rear spring has been lengthened to 411/z Inches. And every added Inch means1 Just so-much more discomfort taken from rough roads-just so much more luxury added to good roads. THE H. T. HENIERSON GARAGE Lethbridge, Alberta Corner 6th Avenue and 6th St. South lone 588 11* ft Additional Sport TURIN TR THE BIG HOLIDAY Trimmed Both Spring Coulee and Raymond-Three Games Played. estiug of the series, both sides playing a good game, and concluded with a score ot 5-4 in tavor of Magrath. During the three games no one had the opportunity ot making a home run hit. Refreshments -were sold on the grounds by the Progressive club, from a quickly constructed booth. The day's proceedings concluded with a grand ball in the evening, which was attended by goodly numbers from the neighboring towns. The Magrath people feel elated over the success of the team, and would like to see them bump up against a nine from Lethbridge. Magrath, Slay 24.---Today marked the opening of the baseball season south of Lethbridge, ' and proved hlghly'gratffying to the baseball fans. Three "games were scheduled for the day which were pulled off in-due time, although the Raymond team were a little late in arriving, delaying the afternodh games somewhat. Spring Coulee came down In full force on the morning train and proceeded to. the diamond in the Lyman park where_'a snappy game of flvejnnings was played, resulting in:a jsfcpre of 5,to 8 in favor of 'Jlte GardeiitClty aggregation. Following!^ 1%' ltne-up: Magrath-^WJttty �1 Mercer p, Taylor lb, Gilberfjpj), 'polirian 3b, Lefty ss. Fletcher If; Shaffer of, Watson rf. Spring Coulee-Workman c, Wallace p, Stellar lb, Gus 2b, Jollife 3b, Sherman ss, Chandler If, Roberts cf, Emery' rf. In the afternoon the first game pulled off between Raymond and Spring Coulee, Raymond took the lead from the start, and It looked like n safe proposition all through, except during the fifth, when the Coulee boys. got in H couple of runs which put moro interest In the game. Raymond rolled in several, however, and the game closed with a result ot 9-4 in favor at Raymond. Raymond line-up-Selman c, Snow p, Nalder lb, Lee Brewerton 2b, Endi-cotte 3b, Stevens s.s., Gordon Brewer-ton If. Thompson cf, Swoksen rf. The llnal game between Raymond : and Magrath proved the most inter- With $60,000 which the city of San Francisco is said to have owed him for 35 years almost within his grasp, John J. Conlon, a resident of Call fornia for 60 years, died at the age of 82 in the city and county hospital at San Francisco, virtually penniless. COALDALE13-13, Both Teams Have Fine Material But There is Room for Improvement. Chicago Third in Team Batting Tris Speaker Back in Lead Again & \---- Chicago, May ^fc.-vBatting their way fifth place with Strunk and Melnnis JOHNNY KILBANE The featherweight champion who outpointed Freddlo Welsh in New York, in a ten round bout. (Special to the Herald) Coaidlade, May 25.-The Coaldale ball team went over to Turin, accompanied by a good sized crowd of supporters, to take part in the sports there on Victoria Day. The game started in a way that would Indicate a shut-out, for Coaldale. Turin scored two In the first. In the third Lee brought in the first for Coaldale ancl; in the fifth Green and Renfrew put' Coaldale ahead; but Bowers, Noble and Turnage came in for Turin, making the score 5-3 in their favor. Ba^ con and Brady1 scored for Coaldaler and Turin respectively In the sixth and in the seventh; Bacon and Renfrew again came in, tleing the scoro. ' Kmidson got around for the visitors 'in eighth and Noble, Turnage and W. Koenan for the same team, again putting them ahead. Again in the firm of the ninth Bacon and Lund evened the score and Howard and KnudHon put their team again in the lead by two; but the home team were .again able to come up, and Bowers, fF. Koenan and W. Konean and Brady each' tallied, making the score 13-11 for Turin. . , The line-up was as follows: . ' Ccaldale-i- , . Turin- Bacon c Bowers, c Lund, p D. Noble, p. Knapp. lb Turnage, lb Knudson, 2b Hammond, 2b - , Howard, 3b. .: B. Noble, 3b McCann, ss. C. Green, ss /:�'� Lee, If. ' F. Koenan, U.#t5;V' L. Green, .of Brady, cf Renfrew, rf W. Koenan, rf :-.,-D. Noble and Heavy Bowers were JO their pristine powers and showed they -had, not forgotten the game. Both teams -show- room for improvement, and no doubt before the- end of the. season they wiJ) play bettor ball. Jt Is expected that Turin will be at Coal-, dale on Saturday, June 2 at S o'clock! to play again.- to the lead ot the National league with only one player-a pitcher hitting .300-the drfying of the Chicago Nationals is. onV-of the baseball puzzles today. Averages show that Ruether, ChicagoSis batting .370, with Jack Smith, St. Lttuis, leading the list with .444. ; Chicago is beliind New York and Philadelphia in team batting. Doyle, Chicago, leads the- league in sacrifices with 11, and ZeideA also of Chicago^ in stolen bases, with eight. Cravath, Philadelphia, is out in front in home runs with 5, and Wolter, Chicago, 4; Qrph, Cincinnati, and F. Williams. Chicago, are tied trijuns Bcored with 18. .The averages Include games of last Wednesday. , k Leading, Hitters Jack Smith, St. Lrtbis W'ttholt. Boston .. Griffith, Cincinnati.''.. Reuther, Chicago Vi. Burns, New York...........3C5 Cobb, Detroit ; Fischer, Pittsburg .........3581 Walker, Boston Roush, Cincinnati ;..........3D2 Zimmerman, New York.......338 Cravath', Philadelphia .'. ��.....338 Whltted, Philadelphia.......321 of the "Athletics, seven points above! Cobb, who is . hlttinfl .323. Rumler. i the St. Louis pinch hitter, is out In ; front with an average ot .444. but h'e has only made nine trips to the plate In 13 games. Chapman, Cleveland, is leading in stolen bases' with 10, and in sacrifice hits with 14. Plpp, of^Now York, and ( Bodie, Philadelphia, have each made) two home runs. Hooper, Boston, and | Weaver, Chicago, are tied in runs scored with 20 each. St. Louis Ib leading in club batting with an average ot .249. The averages include games of last Wednesday. Leading Batters Rumler, St. Louis...........444 Billings, Cleveland........,.420 Speaker, Cleveland.........337 | Danforth, Chicago...........333 Strunk, Philadelphia.......320 jgl j Melnnis. Philadelphia.......330 370 Stsler, St. Louis .. .........330 | Tho Sunday School Junior Baseball league "opened with a clash on the morning of Victoria Day on Lho Barracks ground, on which occasion the St. Patrick's star nine niultituiucd their reputation by defeating the speedy Knox aggregation by the score Of �-3. . , Thc-Saints opened up the first innings with three runs getting a lend which was never wrenched from them In the remainder of the game. Kennedy for the winners, was pitching stellar ball for those leagues, ami shut out tho Knox boys in their first chnnco at hat. /The Pnts addod another to tholr ll�t In tho second, un-othcr In the fourth and three In tho fifth, making a total of eight ruriH. Knox negotiated one In the seconc and one in the fifth and sixth respectively, making in all threa runs. Redpath, for Knox, pitched gone hall but the support he reculved win responsible for his failure to conn: his men out. With a little practici the Knox hoys will make worthy on ponents for the St. Patrick's boyi when they meet again. It's beer, many a long day since the St, Pat! hnvo lost n game, so the other nines arc right after them in i>nrnest, thif year. Some good games can he. on pectod. The next game is called foi next Tuesday night> Score Innings- St. Patrick's........3101300-J Knox..............0100110-1 Tho liun-up was as follows: Knox- K. Geiger If (}. Young, 3b A. Mcltao, ss A. Robertson 31) M. Bissott. c.t O, Snug, 11) St. Pntrlisk's- Kennedy, p '' Vnselinak, lb Bhubaeh. cf Mc.Mookin. 3h tlosulack, ns Plnchak, rf R. iUcCniuhloy, Vrf Kregofski. If K. Wvlie. c Audette, 2b W. Kocipath, p Fit/.patilck, c .444 .308 Rariden, New York Cruise, St. Louis........ Herzog, New YorK.  �   Wheat, Brooklyn..' .. '.. .. Leading Pitchers W, Seaton, Chicago.....'.. 2 Ames, St. Louis 4 .316 .314 .311 .300 U. B.R. fP 0.50 0,08 0.60 0.87 1.22 1.42 1.43 1.88 Mayer, Philadelphia .. 2 Schupp, New .York ., ../3 Carjson, Pittsburg ...�.' 2 Aldrlch, Chicago 4 AMerson, New York .. '!..�'. 4 Vaughn, Chicago .. . .J. ' 0 i American L'tiaoue   -After being displaced; for a week, Trio Speaker, of. CJeveUind, the 1916 batting champion; Is.'back in the lead for,.-nitting honors among tho regulars in'tho American loagiiefyith an avef.. age of .337. Ho lias mage 20 singles, .8 doubles, and 3 tftnleX'ln 92 times ad bat. - ' j George Staler, the 3�3 .. .. -'iiS, WamhsKanss, Cleveland......304 Pratt, St. Louis...........208 Leading , Pitchers W. L. Pet Fischer, New York .. Clcotte, Chicago .. .. Ifeouard, Boston .. Shore, Boston...... Gallia, Washington .. Mogridgo, New York Sothorn, St. Louis .. i 2 Boland, Detroit...... 3 0.00 1.04 1.06 1.37 1.50 1.64 1.64 1,70 SIMJGER FOUND DEAD. Vancouver, U, C/r-May .25.- George Taggart, aged 62, woll known singer and choir leader, was-tound dead this morning at tho foot of a stairway in tho Avenue theatre. lie had occupied a soat1 lh tho" balcony at last night's performance. Australian Boxers Contribute $250,000 to Allied Cause Lieut, j, R. Sharp, formerly a well' known Alberta newspaper man, In re.*; ported, to have'been killed in action, IJe'was a member of.,tho staff of. tho Morning Alborttin, Calgary, previous Louis star, j to joining a battalion of that city and who enjoyed "Ihdpremier spot a week before this was editor ot tho Bassnno' ago,- has. fallen-Wte-.a^trlple tie foi'lNewg;', '  .^^ ; ,. The following is an excerpt from a letter received from "Snowy" Baker, tho Australian promoter. It glvos some idoa of how tho boxing fraternity in Australia has dono its "bit" In the war: From gables constantly belng^-re-coived from America it would appear that the U.S.A. will soon bo In the great war, with the allies. Should saino eventuato,- then the boxers of Amorica can woll look to Australia for an'example of patriotism among tho boxer boys. Since war was de-clarod between Great Britain and Germany over 700 boxers In all classes havo enlisted in Australia. It is ox-Ijocfwt? boxers in America will be equally as patriotic should tholr land of 'birth be compelled to enter the war In defense of Its rights. Not only will boxers there be able to enlist, liiiV t^ny whp, through .one,, cause or another, find it almost,-'Impossible to don tho uniform can help in man; other way.s, Just as they are doing in Australia. The stadiums In Australl havo raised close on $250,000 tor wa purposes. A big recruiting meeting was held on February 16 and anothei lator, when boxers and fans stormed the platform, eager to do their 'HttU bit' at the front. Some cottages hav< beon erected at a place called French'i Forest, outside of Sydney, for returned boxor herons. There boxer pah. and sympathizers devoted tholr spnre time In doing tho work, their reward being gratification In tho knowledge thai. they, had Hone their best In help ing to make the future lives of thos� who had faced death for their saket happy and * comfortable, But they have not yet quit, for they are still repairing to French's Forest to further carry on the good work. Boxerf In the U.S.A. could do well in following tho example set by Australia's exponents ot the fistic ring." 837 ;