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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, MAY 27, 191C' THE LICTIIBniDCK DAILY 11KIIALD PAGE THREE FOB SALE BY D. E. MACDONALO, QUNSMITH 407 5th St., S. Phone 1032 Rough Boxing Bout Staged at Montreal tvloitroaif May Kllbane .wrJrldj; championship featherweight and Eddie Wallace, ot Brook- lyn, N.Y., a prominent aspirant for featherweight honors, fought a fast ten-round bout at Spinner Park last night, the result being, according to uo.wspaper draw. -.The first two rounds were rather tame. Then the boxers gradually wanned up and the contest became one 'ot gruelling tactics that told heavily, but each fighter stood it well. Kilbario was several .times warned for punching his opponent .when he had Wallace hanging over the ropes. Referee Armstrong was strict, halt- ing all unnecessary roughness. Both Kilbane and .Wallace, showed anxiety -tor an opportunity to end the bout by the knockout route. In the fifth round following a clincli Kilbane hit Wallace when the latter was bent over the ropes, and the Brooklyn boy went through, striking his head on the floor. He was given three minutes' rest to recover from the shock. Kilbano weighed in at 12S and Wal- lace at 125. NATIONAL Won Lost Pet. 19 12 .013 Brooklyn........ 17 II .607 New York 1C 13 -652 Boston 15 14 .517 Hncinnatl....... 18 20 .472 Chicago......... 10 20 .444 St. Louis....... 16 20 .444 Plttsburg........ 14 21 Error Coat Two Runs Cincinnati, jiay took the second game of the series from Chicago here today 5 to 4. Saier'6 error in the second inning was costly, the local team scoring two runs. Three other runs were made by' op- portune hitting. AMATEUR UNION IS NOW UNANIMOUS Belated Action Taken by the Canad Ian Governing Body Toronto, May the Amateur. Athletic Union of Canada, through Us governors, has approved the positions it was proposed the un- ion should take in the jnatte.r of com- petitions in which soldiers engage und made clear that no distinction as between amateur and professional shall be made- concerning competi- tions..confined ito .members of the ac tive service-forces. A circular let- ter was: addressed to the governors suggesting a ;vote.on the point Sec- retary Crow announces that the proposal'has met unanimous approv- al and now stands as the ruling of the union throughout Canada. ANOTHER WHITE HOPE HAS BEEN DISCOVERED Chicago, May Lichten- ntein, manager of Ad an. nounced yesterday from Salt Lake City that he has discovered a new heavyweight .phenom named Jack Dempsey. Larney insists that his nen hope is almost as fast as his namesake v ho Dtartled the middleweight world some jears back He Is only 20 years old weighs 175 pounds and stands over six feet in ,his stockings A Collir Novillv l'lk' Roll front. Minn Giants Fourteenth Straight Victory AMERICAN Won Cleveland....... 23 Washington...... 22 New York Boston Cliicugo Philadelphia Chicago.............. 4 lincinnnti ,..r... 5 Hendrix, Seaton, Lavender and Fis- cher; Toney and Wingo. Fourteen Straight Victories Boston, May Braves were unequal to the task of stopping the climbing Giants, and went down in overwhelming defeat today, 12 to 1. Tyler was batted hard, many drives for extra bases being recorded. Tes- reau started for New York, but a liner [rom Tyler's bat In the second inning, which injured the little finger of his throwing hand, disabled him; and Stroud went to the mound In the third. New York ......12 14 1 Boston.....'......- 17.2 Tesreau, Stroud and Rariden, Doo- iu; Tyler and dowdy, Trap-essor. Wild Throw Did It 'Philadelphia, May 18 17 14 IS Detroit......... 33 St. Louis........ 12 Lost 12 12 13 17 19 Pet. .657 .081 .BOO .424 .4011 .394 .375 took first .place from Brooklyn by winning today's game .1 .to 0. ..The lone tally of the pitching duel be- tween Alexander and Smith was scor- Good Baseball Washington. May won from Philadelphia today 2 to 1 In a fast game, marked by fine pitch- ing by Dnniont and Myers and spec- tacular fielding. Dumont. starting his first game of the season, allowed but three scattered hits. Philadelphia scoring on an error allowing Myers' two-bagger. Philadelphia.......... 1 Washington.......... 2 Myers and Schangi Dumont Henry. Seized the Opportunities Cleveland, May de- feated St. Louis 4 to 2 today, making the most of Its long hits and bases on balls. St. Louis............. 2 0 2 Cleveland............ 4 7 2 Davenport and Hartley; Klepfer O'Neill. Yankees Took Doubieiicader New York, May York twice defeated the world's champions here today, winning the first double- header of the American league season by scores of 2 to 1 and 6 to 5. The second game went 10 innings. The first was a pitchers' battle between Fisher and Leonard, which was decid- ed In the former's favor by Pipp's itimely hitting as he drove in both of ed in the seventh inning. With York's runs. The second game out Whitted doubled. Stock batted j for Cooper and got an infield single.' Smith knocked down the ball and Cut- shaw. who recovered it, threw wild and wiiitted scored. Brooklyn 0 S 1 Philadelphia.......... 1 I Smith and Meyers; Alexander and Killifer. Wild Throw Ajaln St. Louis, May throw by Betzel in the 11th 'Inning today1 en- abled Schmidt to' score and Pittsbiirg beat St. Louis 6 to 5. Pittsburg 0 13 2 St. Louis....... 5 12 4 Cooper, Harmon, Mamaui AVil- >n, Schmidt; Ames, Bailee and Sny- der. was a see-saw, contest. First game Boston New York Leonard and Carrigan, Fisher and Nunamaker. Second game Boston New York Gregg. Mays, Jones and Russell, Markle, Keating, Shawkey Walters. No other games scheduled. INTEIZNATIONAL Baltimore .v: S lo" Buffalo 0 Knowlaou. 'Thormahlen and" and Onslow. providence Toronto 10 4 Schulz and Blackburn. Manning, Cook, McQuillan and McKee Richmond 16 15 3 Montreal........ ;.....15 21 5 Jarman Gleason McKenerj Hum phries, .Boss and Reynolds; .Colyrell, S. Cadore, Prieate and Wells Newark 141 '0 7 '1 Enzman and Rit- ter and Hale The Crest of the 113th Highlanders Overseas Battalion Officer Commanding A. W. Pncc-Jonu Senior 'Major Houjlaml Paymaster Captain Jolnulonc Quartermaster Caplain Porter JiCeJical Officer Captain Leech Captains OXcCuirt, Walla Defin in Lctbbridgc. Lethbridge Highlanders Overseas Battalion The fighting blood of Scotland's sons rallies them to freedom's cause, in days of Robert the Bruce in Canada as among their native hills and glens. With Langemark, Festubert and St. Eloi to emulate, the "Lethbridge Highlanders" are waiting the word to add to Canada's laurels and V.C's. The lusty beards that go with Scottish blood grow even lustier in the vigorous life of active service, and really good razors are appreciated in proportion. In training camps and trenches the Gillette Safety Razor soon proved its superior keenness, comfort and con- venience. Lucky Gillette owners have shared their good fortune as widely as they every man. who hasnjt one wants a Gillette for himself. And dc they not deserve it Do your .bit by equipping one of them, at least, with a 164 Gillette Safety Razor 7 14 Agnew; ROWLAND'S JOB SAFE Comiskey Denies Story that He is About to Fire Manager Chicago, May Nu CUI.UBC Is to be made in the management of the Chicago President Comis- key declared' today, in .denying .a story printed here to the effect that he was planning to supplant Manager Row- land in "an effort to stop the White Sox losing streak Mr Comiskev lajs the disasters of the eastern trip main- ly to a batting slump from which sev- e'ral of the best batters have been suf- fering. LONGBOAT UP FOR TRIAL Toronto, May Longboat, the Indian appeared after ftnc week's remand in the woman's court here today on: a charge of com- mitting an Indecent assault and committed for trial. Try Fowler's Grape Highball Two-thirds glass. Fowler's Grape Cider. Small piece Ice and Soda Water MANUFACTURERS, That's AM R. L FOWLER CO., LIMITED Calgary, Saskatoon, Re'gina The quality goes' IN before the name goes that's a LECKIE TED LEWIS KNOCKED OUT EDDIE MOHA Dajton New "York knocked out Eddie of "New York, here last night in the of their scheduled IB-round bout. After flooring Moha with a left to the jiw at the opening of the thiitpenth round Lewis bat tered hw opponent until the referee stopped the bout as Moha was help- less Another Knockout in the First Round Cincinnati, May Charlie White of Chicago, knocked out Milburn Say- ior of Indianapolis in the first round of their scheduled ten-round bout here tonight. Baylor did not land a blow on White. The men weighed 130 Ibs. at one. o'clock this afternoon. CO AST LEAGUE San Francisco 1 6 1 Salt Lake 6 11 0 Baurn, Perritt and Brooks; Hall and Hannah. Angeles 6 13 0 Oakland 480 Rjan and Bassler, Bepr, Boyd, Kla witter and Griffitil. I Portland ln Verlion 332 Sothoron anj Quinn, lless and Whaling. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Toledo 183 Indianapolis 2 o 1 Bailei and Sweeney, Aldndge and Gossett Milwaukee 2 S 1 St Paul b 13 0 Faeth, Shackleford and Major, Lelneld and Land Columbus 290 Minneapolis 560 Curtis and Pratt, Palmeio and nil hams Vancouver 2 Tacoma 861 Callahan and Follman, Bonner and Spokane a Seattle 4 Browning and Mufraj, Eastlej and Cadman Butte at Great Falls, wet grounds WINNING THE KING'8 PLATE KACE AT WOODBINE PARK. NORTHERN Virginia Winnipeg J2, 4 P Johnson, Gervftis and'Moore. Superiof-Duluth, rain. Port William at Fargo, rain TINKER SLOWING UP Chicago-, ,-Joe Tinker of the Ciibi wliose deed, at shortstop helped make1 the vTlnker to Chance" combination faa- OUB a few years aso annpynped yes. lorday that he had played his last game of baseball His activities in baseball hereafter will be, to.thoie of bench manager. He staged hli comeback against the Ola.itu Sunday but he hai not recovered fiom the effects of It >el Jlulllgan, a en another chance lo fill the thort stop position. .1 t, eckie Made in British Columbia NO other shoe made is-auperior t.o the-gen-': Pay no' attention, to statement "as good as a L.BCKIB." the superiority of LECKIE BOOTS. AND SHOES-have long since been firmly ert and stood the test the very est use possible, 1 the miner, the boys iu khaki hi; the trenches have found LECKIE-BOOTS thb logical boot for real comfort and long service. LECKIE BOOTS are the "ecouomical-in-the-long-run" -boots for. the business and professional man as "well aa the farmer or miner There is LECKIE every every use. DEALERS II I Cobb in Danger of Losing Batting Laurels but Will Still Hold Record] and Oala to teethe E r Seagram wlth thp honola ln llie presence, ot Mr J E Sea- race ov ir o gram, who through sickness was unahle.to attend Ty Cobb is off oh his tenth cain- 1 palgn. .Beginning in 1907, Tieless Ty has elected himself as premier bats- man of, Uie Ajnerican League for nine successive years. Can he make it ten straight? Or will the new season de velop a willow wielder capable dt oust- ing the Georgia'Peach from his.high office! There is a mighty formidable looking bunch of ball players with I bats in their hands waiting for Tyrus to slow up. Lee Magee, Joe Jackson, i Eddie Collins, Frank .Baker, ;Tris I Speaker, Jack Fournier, -Veach 'and others as yet unknown, -who, may wreck TV'S fond hope of 10-year reign as the hitting king. Cobb- sta'rted the season is now in sixth place in the leading string, of American league batters. .He has not likely been up against such a form- idable array of star talent as this year and his supremacy Is In danger. World's Champion' Hitter But Ty should worrv He has al- ready proved himself to -be the great- est hitter of all time..He.has alfead! led the league more times than any; other player has led a league Let the old timers rave. Let them tell how they used to bunt 'em further than they hit 'em now. It isn't 30. ;The nearest .aprpoach to Cobb.for the leadership is Hans .Wagner..-Old; Hon'us has led the National League hitters on eight different. occasions; In 1900 Wagner hit .380 and led the league for .the first time. That-was sUr teen he is still trying J The first great slugger the game was Ross Barnes, who plaied ulth Boston in the National Association back m 187? Barnes- uas the league leader four different sears. Hw were 1.87j, 33S. 187o, 386 and 1876, 403 "Pop" Anion-'Great-Slugger; It must be remembered that the sani" was played somewhat differeril- Ij in those-dajs, and, therefore these iigures cannot be fairly compared Kith those-of-ths present day For instance. strikes were allowed, and.tlie llfainfoul" hit was. in" vogue. Cobb's recQrd tor nine jears is as follows 1907, .350 'OS, J24, '09, 377, '10, 885, '11, '420 '12, 410, '13, iiltO; '14, 368, '15, 370 The polish itad'S cosiest io use -the shine SHOE POLISHES BLACK-WHITE-TAH Keep shoes'neato Ci Mm Mt MJ uijMlt. fly Wt f. F. DALUY, Co. LJ., Hiili-, Ciuji ;