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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta "Ar,K SIX THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HKRALD WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 11)18 **BR1NGING UP FATHER" By G. NcWanns BASEBALL BOXING RACING SPORT HOCKEY GOLF BOWLINC Tommy Bums To Fight Fulton '-*- -:- ->- Will Meet Him At Vancouver Victoria. B.C.. May l'S.-Tommy Bums, ex-champion lieavywelglit pugilist o� the world, arrived here yesterday, passed h'.s medical exarai-nation and leaves for Vancouver this ofternoon to join the forces as a phy-eical instructor at Hastings Park Camp. Burns announced that he intend? to do battle with Fred Fulton, claimant of the heavyweight title in a six round match in Vancouver, if such a go can be staged la aid of some war charity. Tommy says four weeks' training will put him in his old time form and he thinks he can make I"ul-ton step lively. BASEBft RESULTS Eastern Class A A Magnates Would Have Benefited by Redistricting New York.-Those minor league baseball magnates who last November TBlused to sanction a redistricting of minor leagues during the meeting at .lioulsville probably are beginnig to see the light now-when it is too ; late. Several leagues wlilch are steering : nearer and nearer the rocks of destruction and those whicli went over the brink might have been saved if ' the vote had gone differently. The day has gone now when a concerted effort can be made to save the minors. They must live or die together and the territory they leave open when they succumb " mny be picked up when better days como again. The International League, one of those to vote in favor of redistricting offers an object lesson to other leagues. WTien this league skidded around the corners of midwinter and voted to' disband, the territory was * left open and players were declared free agents. The Toronto club, for instance, lo6t heavily when Napoleon Uajoie signed to manage the Indianapolis club, and several other players were snapped up by the .American Association. If the best cities in this league had been combined with the best cities in the American Association there would never have been any trouble. The teams dropped from each circuit could have been embraced in stronger and more compact organizations. Now Lincoln and Denver have faded from -the 'scenery in the Western League, Providence has gone into the Eastern league in the east. Richmond has been left without a club. Montreal has no baseball of the professional kind. These cities could have been taken care of in the districting plan figured out by Ed. Barrow. The men who fought the redistricting knew they were ready for the sklde, but they grimly held on, hoping against hope that something would happen. P. CI. ME IS BROKEN ALREAOY Tacoma and Spokane Quit-Poor Attendance is Cause of Early Smash Breaks are coming early in the minor league formations this year. Spokane and Tacoma have been dropped from the Pacific Coast International league, as the following from the Spokesman Review will show: Seattle, Wash.-Following the announcement ot Russ Hall, Tacoma owner, that he would withdraw his club on account of poor attendance, the magnates met here to-day before ihc Vancouver-Seattle gaino and de-^ elded to drop Spokane from the P. C. 1. League. Robert Blewett, president of the league, upon receiving Hall's decision last night, called the meeting of D. E. Dugdale of the Saaltle flub, Bob Brown of Vancouver and Jack Sullivan of Aberdeen, at which it -was decided to further reduce the league to tour clubs. Last night F. G. Farr, president of the Spokane club, said that ho had received a telegram from President R. L. Blewett of the PJC.I.L. asking him -to report in Seattle yesterday for the meeting. The telegram contained the information that Tacoma would withdraw from the league. Mr. Karr did not receive the message until too late to go. Mr. Farr received no further word from Blewett. The Spokane club was scheduled to leave for Portland to-night, but now that Spokane is out of the league many of the players will remain here. Several will tiook up with other teams of the league. FULTON TO MEET DEMPSEY. Minneapolis, Sfinn., -May 2S.--According to a telegram received here to-day from Hike Collins, who is in California, Fred Fulton, of Rochester, Minn., heavyweight fighter, has accepted an" offer to fight Jack Demp-sey 20 rounda at Danbury, Conn., on July 4. The message also announced that Pulton will fight Willie Meehan In. San'Francisco Friday night. Oeschger Improves. Pitcher Oeschger of the Phillies, looks to be a much Improved twirler since the close ot last season. His 1917 record wa� 15 won and 14 lost. MICHELJN RED TUBES ARE CURVED TO FIT THE CA8INQ. / Bijou Motor Parlors Limited THE HOUSE OF SERVICE FIFTH iTBI^ET, 9PUTH . .. LET HBRIDGE, AUTa. NATIONAL Wou, Lost. P.O. New York ...... i'3 10 .ti�7 Chicago ......... 2i 11. Mu Cincinnati ...... 'JI 10 MS Pittsburg ......... ir. lo .500 Bo.ston ........... l.t l.s ,455 Philadelphia .... 14 IS .43S Brooklyn ....... 'J I .3C4 St. Louis ....... 11 2i .324 Pittsburg. May 2S.-Boston made a clean sueep of the three game series with Pittsburg;, winning again today six to two. Score: Boston........]()0.230.,000-G 12 f> Pittsburg...... 001.001,000-2 2 Hoarno and Wilson; Sanders. Jacobs and Schmidt. Cincinnati-Chicago, postponed, rain. Only two gumfs sclieilulcd. AMERICAN "Won. Lost. P.r. Boston ........... 21 1.". .CIS New Vork ........ 19 !rt .."i4,'{ St. Louis ........ li; � 14 ,J33 Cleveland ......... 19 IT ..�>2S Chicago.......... 15 IG .154 Philadelphia ...... 14 IS .438 Washington ...... 1.5 2i) .429 Detroit ........... 10 17 .370 Boston, May 28.-Boston made it three out ot four in tho series today when Boston won one to nothing. Bush allowed Chicago only one hit. Score: Chicago....... 000.000,000-0 I 0 Boston........OOO.OlCOOx-1 5 0 Clcotte and Lynn; Bush and Agnew. Washington, May 28.-Detroit won the final game ot the series here today four to two. Score: Detroit....... 001,000,300-4 9 1 Washington .. . 010.000,100-2 8 2 Erickson and Stanago; Shaw, Hansen and Ainamlth. Philadelphia, -Alay 2S.-Lowder-mllk held Philadelphia to four hits today, and St. Louis won three to two. Score: Sty Louis...... 010,002,000-3 13 2 Philadelphia . . . 200,000,000-^2 4 0 Lowdermllk and Nunamaker; Porry and Perkins. New York, May 2S.-Cleveland won tl\!; !:iat ganiH of its series witli N'fiw Vork today on homo run drives In the seventh inning, the score being 3 to 2, Score: Cleveland..... 000,000,300-3 fi 1 New York..... 101,000,000-2 7 0 Bngby and O'Xelll; Russell. -Mog-ridge and Walters. D OF CHICAGO CUBS GAINS FiE "Frederick Yapp," Fred Midhell Rouses Interest of Baseball Fans AMERICAN ASSO(?!.*.TION Toledo 2, 4, 3; St. Paul 1, 4. 1, Louisville 3, 0, 3; Kansas City 4, E, I. Other games postponed. P. C. INTERNATl'ONAL Aberdeen 5, 9, 3; Vancouver 4, 7, 4. INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE First gnmo-.Newark 2, 10. 1; Toronto 3, 5, 1. Second game-Newark 1, G, 1; Toronto 2, 7, 3. Buffalo 14, IG, 2; Jersey City 3, 11, 4. Rochester 0, 6, 2; Bingliampton 3, 6, 0. Syracuse 4, 4, 1; Baltimore 0, B, 1. The baseball world hasi never heard much about Frederick Viipp- But there are seven managers in the National league who have a �wholo.some respect for hlin. and he is bolter known as Fred Mitchell, manager of the Chicago Cubs. .�\mchen. llie .Mir.'tcle .Mar." is the way some writers retor to hliii, and though Frederick may not be .ible to perform miracles, it Is not altogethar within the pale ot posalblUty ilial ho will perforin wonders wllli the Chicago Cubs. .Mitchell la ii fighter. He lias the squarest jaw lu the National league. And like most lollows who accomplish things, he is a.man ot few words. Quiet, unoUtrustive ami observant to a high degree, MitcKell isn't the easiest fellow in the world to warm up in an interview. But once he does so, the intervje'wer is impressed with tiie fact that he is chinning with a bird who can. read hia baseball A.B.C.'t; backward. Plays and Studies Game, The Cub pilot has been a player and a student o{ baseball ever since he was old enough to toss a ball around. Born In Alton, Mass., abou' 40 years ago, I'>ed llltchell grow up among a crowd of lads who lived, talked, dreamed and devoured liaaeball. When he grew old enough he aspired to become a great pitcher, Shd althoueh he never set the world afire with his pitching teata, he finally "arrived" at a position of prominence. One of Game's Great Coaches. Afi a coach ot ballplayers he ranks as one ot the greatest In the game. He was chief Ilcutonttnt *ln this line under George Stallinga ot tho Boston Braves and Stailings was loath to part with him when the Ciib� started out to grab him as manager. But Stalliugs was able tii see Mitchell's opportunity to forge ahead, and ho did not stand in the way when it came to a showdown. Mitcholl's 191S Cubs are a rival of the Olants In this ynii/a race. The Ciih pilot Is a congenial manager witli Ills players, but ho demands the best tiiore is in them every day, and ho scneraHy gets it. ROGER HORN8BV, the slugging shortstop of the St. Loula Cardinals, announces that he will retire at' tho end of this season, and live on his farm at Fort "Worth, Texas, BTJEDETT ..(From the Bow Island Review.) Repairs effscted at the Burdett Hotel since the recent fire have again placed this hotel In a thoroughly serviceable condition. Mr. Brown has gone to considerable expense in re-tittlne the rooms and those who have boon accustomed to stopping here will find the new conditions satisfactory In every way. It has eince been learned that the damage caused by the tiro reached over U.OOO. Mrs. H. S. Bird left on Monday to visit friends in tho East. One ot the largest deals ever put through In this district Is now being jrrangoil, and probably within the pext tew days announcement will he made of Its completion. Tho deal Includes tho purchase of-five and a half sections of land, lying about fifteen mlloa noulh of Burdett, the selling price being twenty-five (lollar.5 per acre. Tiiv. Walter Strowgor ot Hoch- Thai he will get results with the Cubs ester is ponductlng the purchase on Is a certainty. .Mitchell started hln professional career w^h Concord in 1897. He next went to' Lawrence anil did so well that he was tal > ? Dover, .England, May 17.- (�Correspondence of tho As.so-ciatort Press.)-One of tho crow of tho Vindictive was asked by a friend who met him on his return what happened to him when tho old cruiser was blown up lu tho harbor ot Ostcnd. "1 jumped overboard was tho reply, "aud tho next thing I remember was when 1 came to In Dunkirk. An officer leaned over mo aud told ine t had enniod the D.C.M., a ' money bonus and a week's leave." "What did you say to that!" asked his friend. "1 told him I'd like to have the leave first, ' replied the sailor. FliWELLIS N HI FOREMOST The board ot trade has received full particulars ot tho flowing well recently brought In at Foremost from Mr. [,'. A. WlUso, of that town. The well was drilled by K. Gardner, of Medicine Hat, who first started drilling wells in this district in the fall of 1917. The venture ot drilling a well in I'oreniost wa� undertaken by a ii\iml)er of citizens who have formed the Foremost Heat, I..ight and Wator Co. (incorporation under way). , Tho well Is 640 feet deep-2" hole -with perforated pipe at bottom resting in sand rock. The flow ot water Is about six gallons per minute", accompanied by sufficient gas to maintain a steady blaze when the �wind is not too strong. The water is perfectly clear and. soft with a flUght taste of soda, the same remarks being applicable to all artesian wells drillod- in this district to date.- A re-servo supply will �be frfovided by the erection ot a 300 �barrel tank but nn effort win be made at present to provide a pressure system. i\lr. Gardner, -who has drilled all of the wells here., has been successful In striking wator at every attempt. Tho flow in the different wells varies, In one It is IG gallons per minute "While the- water In two ot them barely oozch over the top, and in another the water only ro*6 to within 30 feet of tho. top. Length ot time engaged in drilling runs from f-our to nine days. J^ho Foremost well cost $2 per foot plus board for a crew ot five m&n, this crew working eight hour shifts day and night. CANNOfRiGKIZE RUiNi PEACE London, .May 28,-Lord llobert Cooll, minlaler of blockade, said that tho diplomatic representatives of the allies at Jassy had iiotltied Houmanla that their tiovernmont could but con-Bldar null and void tho stipulations of peaco forced on Koumania, Inasmuch as they vlnlntod the rights and in-torestR of tho allied powora and principles for which they wore fl�ht-ing. D RAISE WILSON lioudon. May 20.- The evening newspapers yesterday expressed keen appreciation of President Wilson's nddresn to congress on Monday. The "Woitminslor Gazette aays "President Wilson touched his higliost note in his recommendationo lo con-grofls of tho new taxation America niuBt inapoBo upon herself. On this lino the nolo of idoallsm did not oli-scare the practical purpose ot his speech. The United States are not sparing themselves and there Is every intimation that congi'eas will accept tho new load with enthusiasm." The Star says : "ITosldent Wilson's spoijch stlrroti .our Wood. Ships are crotvding taster and faster to the ports of France and England wlih regiment alter roginiont. This is. iii his vivid phrase, tho very peak and crisis of the war." GERMANS WARN FELLOW COUNTRYMEN IN U. S. Amsterdam, jVtny 28.-A notice appears ill German newspapers giving warning against utlompta to communicate by mail with Qermans in Atnfir-ien through neutral Red fJross organizations under cover ot Rod Cross envelope^. The noitce says such letters arc Invariably'tpened by the American authorities and may give valuable iiltormation regar^lug conditions in Germany. It �ay� furthor-moro that such lotlers may never reach tho persons lo whom they are addressed and tliat these persons run tho risk o( being ImpriBonoil. The warning does not apply to communications through the lied Cross to war prisoners and interned clvilian,h. SERVICE STATION . ' HENRY J^DENN Proprietor Ail Mikes' of Batterlei Charged and Repaired 311 7th Street 8, Phone 616 FEEL THE SAME ABOUT IT fieglna, 8a�k., May 28.- That much tho i)amo general feeling exists towards tlae Y. M,(!.A. OvorBO&B Bervico among returned soldiers In Saakatoho-'wa�, aH was voiced by th� a.W.V.A. of Ontario, la the Blalement made by Clrant McNeill, provincial iioeretary of tha O.W.V.A, hero, who, lu a statement to the press, endorses the viowB, expressed by the Ohtnrlo asaociation, Auto Tires OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood Syitem Re-Treading and Repairing By Experienced -^Workmen All Work Quarinteed SPECIAL EQUIPMENT FOR s RIM CUT REPAIBS R.-D.RITCHIE 20S 13tlv St. 8, Opp. Elllion Mllli' How Many Old Tires Did You Change When Out Driving on Sunday? Replace those old casings "vvith new ones. We are, headquarters for all the best makes and sizes.. BAALIM MOTOR CO. Po Not forget to Leave Your Old Tires and Tubes in ^ur Red Cross Box. home OP .THE CHEVROUB1 BACK Union rank '-'HARRy HOI.man, Mgr. ;! 'J I 8?1970 ;