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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETITBRinni? DAILY HERALD Friday, Novtmter 17, int. Clfin, Ttb.ceei, Conftctlontry Dominion Bowl- ing Alley Down Slain Dominion Block, op- polite Court Houte CUBE'S REMARKABL AVERAGE FOR SIX YEARS ..Detroit Star Patted .36 and a His Great Work .When speaking of sluggers and hit who have kept up near the to 5'ear in nud year out, a fan's inin usually turns to "Pop" Anson! Et Delehanty. Mans Wanner, nnd Lurr; ILajoie, two of the game's srerlhn batsmen. But how about Ty Cobh iNY'hy should not the Bengal be rated !n tins class? The best work of (he iibqve hitters but a slight margin if any, on the labors qf the peerless Uet-roit gardener. For six seasons has the Georgian fclouted his way into -.'he class, even ranking as n .400 hitter on one occasion. For five successive years has his lianie graced the top of the American league averages. There- fore, It Is but nveet and just that he fee credited with the honors he is en- Jitled. to. In 1906. when Ty first burst into the American league as a regular he play-ed in more than games, and finished sixth, with a percentage of .330. In the season of 1907, when the Tigars first copped the Ameri- can league rag ,he Improved his mark', (clouting >t a .350 gait, only to drop lo .324 in 190S, in which year Dotie "St. Louis irtilky man, battet nt a ;34i clip, being the only player to top him. In i909 Cobb resumed the lead with A, rating of .SIM. In 1910, -Joe Jack- Bon, of the Naps. ted .the Dixie star by two points, but Joe performed in Jbtit 20 contests. The last campaign was by far the most brilliant of Ty's career. In that season the Bengal achieved first .400. batting mark. What player is there in the big Show who can show a grand average of for six consecutive sea- sons in major league baseball, as can the slender Tiger? TROUBLE THE BORDER Don't tie to anything uot solid. THINGS PUGILISTIC, BY JAMES J. CORBETT BETTER ATTRACTION .Than the .AthlcticpTigcrr Proved to be Last Season That the public wants something besides stralght-away baseball, be the exponents ever so expert, is prov- en by the fact that the Detroit team, though virtually out of tt'e pennant race.for more than a month, lias a much better drawing card thin the Athletics. The credit for this unusual' condition "belongs to Cobh and Jennings. This pair fur-i jiish'as the one by rea-1 of his wonderful' playing, the other because of bis antics ot) the coaching lines. If the books of the chib were laid open it would probably be found that ithat club' has jilayod more-pwofll6- this year, than ever before, so that, even though the pennant was lost, DeLroll' to players .who give a en- ,'tertainment from the public stand- point thaii do any of Ihe'other teams. A fo.iv years iigo when JefTrii ipned supreme in listiana, some fit ho "had nothin' to do tirt -coinqi waded through the dopw book: id' made the startling annouace- ent that Abe.Attell was -the cham on's equal with gloves. This fductton was made possibly by fig Ins: Attell the winner over a cer in, scrapper wlio had licked another rtain party, and 'so on up to the avies. Using this same basis of calcula n to fit the occasion we have the miiig. heavyweight champion right re in Gotham. In fact, we have two him. It wiii be recalled that Marty Cutler, Johnson's former sparring partner, recently returned to this country, with the announcement that he had outlived his usefulness with the champion; that Jack is all through as a first-class fighting man and that ho (Cuiler) had been fired because--he manhandled his boss in the exhibition bouts. Wednesday Tom Kennedy, Gotham'ti especial pride in the white leavy line, and Former amateur cham- pion, knocked Cutler out in two rounds. H was Tom's second profes- Hockey Meeting Monday Evening Monday evening next in the par- lors of the Y. AI. C. A. is the time and the place of the hockey meet- ing that will establish the game on an organized basis for the sea- son of 1011-12. A four-club league lias bee nproposed. Two clubs are assured at the present time, V, M. C. A. Sporting Goods teams.' Two more are ex- pected to be heard from Monday evening, but the more the merrier. If there- are 'more than four "en- 'tries and if it IB thought best by the meeting that this number should not be exceeded, the clubs 'could 'lie amalgamated'to'assure a better brand of hockey. The ineet- .Ing, will. ,be. called 19 order at 8 o'clock sharp and anyone interest- ed -is cord-ially invited io be pres- ent. meeting has been called by the secretajyt II. Henderson, at the instigation of the executive of laet-year's league. VIRGINIA CIGARETTES MADtlNTMEWtST FOR WESTERNER sional contest. Several .months ago A! Paizer defeated him. If there is a scintilla of .truth ir Cutler's talk about the present nhy sical condition the champion what chancy would Jeffries' conquer or have in a contest against either of these mighty wnrriors? On -the level, though, experts who saw Paizer batter. Kennedy down to d-afeat, all predict that the verdict is bound to be reversed when the boys meet again. Ignorant training meth- ods licked Kennedy, -they argue. C -hlng is certain, Tom has all the other "hopes'' beaten to a frazzle it comes to cleverness, and if e Is game and has the stamina, ha vlll quickly develop into the classiest vhite man since the-time of Jeffries. I recently came across Tex Rickardj he man wuo put Keno on the map; nd had an interesting chat with the amoiis promoter. We exchanged re- niniscences and talked over the fight- ng game in general. Tex rather takes a gloomy view f the heavyweight situation. He >elleves Johnson will remain in un- isputed possession of the title for long time, and that no heavyweight n the game can make matters inter- itiug for John ATthur. Regarding Johnson's nent of retirement, Rickard does not ke that talk seriously, and opines that a good sized purse would draw ie champion out of his hole in dou- ouick time. Asked why he did ot corns to the front wKh an offer battle between Johnson and Langford, Tex said the match would ot draw, as American sports will ot pay to see -two1 negroes battle, ren with a championship at stake. "When time said Tex, .hat a high-class heavyweight ap- ean on the scene, I will IK there with a bid, but not before. In the meantime, I am content to stick to my business interests." Ad. Wolgast is on the bound for Los. AngeJes -to prepare witU the champion. In my opinion it I is largely a matter of Welsh's con dition. When ho lost to Ma-It Wells, it was thought his lightuing-Jiko speed had left him, an-J if such is the case, he will find It a hard Job to stick the limit with the Michigan bear cat. At 'his best Freddy can go twenty rounds with any boxer in the game. His three" engagements .with Packey JIcFnrlaiia prove much. It now offered In palliation for the poor showing with Wells, that he did not :rnin properly, thinking: It unneces- sary. An old excuse, and one that cost him a championship. If true. At any rate, this match with Wolgast will settle Welsh's- standing in" the ightweight ranks for some to :or Welsh. He believes he Tom Jones arid Emil Thisry, man- igers for Wolgast and McFarland, respectively, one" Iielluva- time explaining to the public the the men have not yet set- led their differences in the ring. To a man" up a'tree it looks'as if .'lifery had the better of the argu- ment. He has all along been willing o sign articles. while boldly announcing that McFarland can have a match any cltUUnae.. is coy when comes down Tom is a ine felloV, and a friend >f mine, but compels me to say jthat he is breaking any printing records in rushing to clinch match with the J do not Ad. Wpl- gas-t is afraid of McFarland, or any other lightweight. He entertains too great an opinion of his prowress for that, but Tom Jones unquestion- ably has a great respect for the Chi- cagoan's skill. Jones is a smart fel- low, Mawruss, believe me, and real- izing that Ad. is a great money-mak- er as champion, and that there is soft- er material to work on than .McFarland, will delay the inevitable match as long as possible. While such methods are hardly CALGARY'S CRACK BOWLER TO TOUR John Mitchell Will Show His Cunning to the OldFolk3 Calgary, Nov. Mitchell of (hi! Caledonians, who hiis broken -several provincial bowling records this seiison, and who made ;t perfect score in a game last will.leave this evening for Scotland. He will be absent for three riionlhs. Mr. Mitchell will spend the winter at Iiis old lionie, and will return to this city in live spring, perhaps about the lat- ter part of February. Mr. Mitchell and his associates have [tat tliu Cal- lies art-lie head of the league ami have broken several team records. Mitchell's absence will be a big loss to the team. There is a trip to Lcthbridge in Fpbruary, when the local bowlers will meet the pick ot that burg. .Mitchell saitl lie would endeavor to be back'for that fixture. Mitchell is one of the best, and is perhaps the most consistent- Howler on local alleys. -As before stated, he ran up 300 in a game last week, but better than that, ho maintains a high average in league games. In the jame on the Exchange alleys on Tuesday night Mitchell ran the We Make Item Diflerenfly You no hackneyed or >rt ywr't in "Proeresi Brand" The little niceties of fashion- the exclusive make "PimroM Brand" eon- never in a garment before. Some styles are so absolutely unique that we have been able to patent them.. You. can always" these "different" clothes, >y thia .104 MADE AND GUARANTEED tf H. VINEBERG CO, LIMITED, SOLD WITH OUAIUNTIC MONTREAL. McKelvie McGuire, Lethbridgo. two biggest strings, 227 and 238. His other string went down to 193, mak- ing an average for the. last uppcar- incc tins year on local alleys' aid. man who howls as consistently as that is certainly a fine bowler. Mitchell has a splendid command of Uic ball, and it is rarely that he !oesn't clean up. the alloy before com- his shot. He throws a speedv hall, with .little curve. CUP GAMES ARE RATHER IN DOUBT Ottawa, Nov. new Edin- burgh Hockey Club, champions ot tha inter-provincial union, are not yet convinced that fjiere wlli.be Allan Cup games next month. President Ivei son said today "that they would hold a meeting Saturday for the purpose of "dealing Question. They intend, In make an appeal to the trustees, pointing out that they were promised ganres this December and that several of .their players would be gobbled up by the profes- sionals in the event of the series be- ing called off. sportsmanlike, still they are "the ones will put the Welshman out Before the time limit. Many I'" upjto-date mana'gers, A HEAP OF INTEREST IN PIN TOPPLING PASTIME experts disagree Md Tom is exception to the rule. If, while protecting, his boy's inter- ests, he may at times show too great caution, or pay more attention -to the financial 'than the sporting -end of a match, it may be forgiven and con- doned in thought that he is doing his duty as he sees it. JAMES J. CORBETT. The Dominion Bowling Alley Is -the scene of great activity; these days. AH tire bowiers who have entered in the city league are busy getting into shape for the opening, which will be shortly. Each -evening the green roller and the old -iimors may be seen "knocking 'em doon." and when the league opens it is a safe bet that the scores will be above the average. Last night Shover and Evans took j a fall out of a. couple of the Indian tribe, Geo. Moore and Seidcnbecher. Some days a howter is of was the case with the two In- dians last night, and they were trim- med in three games by something over one hundred pins. Almost every day sees a boost in the five-pin record for the at! pie end of the month. The high score j yesterday morning was 02, but last night "Scotty" Johnston, after bowling; about a dozen games, succeeded in raising the score to fit. This is a verj good score for five-ping but In nil probability it will not hist till -the end of the month. In "the ten-pin contest Oeo. Moore is still leading with 2-10 to his credit. This score has had several close calls recently, but George says ho wil! bent the man who beats It. A much needed Improvement will i made to the alleys on Monday. I Alosf. howlers like a long runaway, hut the present one, although of tlie regulation length, IB too short for the speedy bowlers, and the management i intend to add at least five feet to it, j which will do away with going over j the the foul line. j Shotgun Shells Repeating Shotguns make a killing combina- tion forfield.fbwlortrap shooting. No smokeless powdershells enjoy auch reputation for uniform- ity of loading and strong shooting qualities as "Leader" and "Repeater" brands do, and no shotgun made shoots harder or better than the Winchester. THCT ARt MADI FOB IAOH OTMtn TEN TO ONE CAME HOME A WINNER UNDERWEAR PEIfMAX'S Sanitary Wool Fleece .Under- wear; regular suits; gar- ment, only 50c BUCHAN'S MEN'S W6 FIFTH ST., BRYAN BLK. NEXT TO EUREKA THEATRE. C O, F. .WILL ROLL GAME WITH PYTHIAN KNIGHTS Captaii? Bralthwalt, ot the C.; bowling team, announces that be has secured'the promise of a match with team of members of the K. of P. odge. The teams will probably be'as follows: C. 0. Sinclair, Da- ies, Evans and Percival. K. of Shover, Kelsey, (My- ers, and'the fifth man not'definitefy decided on. The C. O. P. also ask a return match vith the who defeated them n their last match. The C. O. F, team London, Nov. Derby nut-Ms composed solely of members of the umn cup, a handicap of 1325 pounds are out to play any team over a mile and six furlingg was won I (fraternal preferred) in theidty. They by J. B. ThornecrOCt's 10 to 1. J. T. De RafjhBchlld's Bron zlno, 2 to 1, was second, and W. Chat terson's Graball, 3 to 1, third. also'considering challenging tin c- F- >odBes Medicine Hat ant 'TRANSFERRED TO Toronto, Nov. 'PEC Allen. thP. Former T. A. A. C. player, now of Belleville, has been transferred By the Dominion Bank to Winnipeg. SPORTS IN A NUTSHELL Hbyszko, scholar, author, student and wrestler. Wrestler comes, last even in the press agent dope, and that's where his.mat prowess evident belongs, judging from_ his cham pionship antics In this country. If mamory is not at fault, Hacken- schmidt, misnamed "Russian was presented in an almost identical light. Tony Caponi, the Chicago middle- weight, who was permitted to stick with Sam Langford at 'Winnipeg last spring, is due to maet Jack Rogers of Utah in Salt Lake CUy on Nov 20. The men will clash over ths ten- round route. Calgary. GOING TO CALGARY Nov. Ronan, the clever centre ice man whom Ottawa Ihiew In the Renfrew lottery, is going to locate in, Calgary and if that city has a team be sesn in again Ronau IB going Into business fn the western country. All You Perils a Tonighf No Sick: Headache, BHiouc Stomach, Tongue or Conitipated Boweli by Morning Turn the rascals headache, the biliousness, the indigestion, the sick sour stomach and foul turn them out tonight-and'keep them out with Cascare'ts, Millions of men and women take a Cascaret now and then and nevei' know the misery caused by a lazy liver, clogged bowela or an upael: stomach. Don't jiut in another day of distress. Let Caacarets clea-Dsa and. regulate your stomach; remgve the sour, undi- gested and fermenting food and thab misery-making gas; take the "excess from'your liver and carry but of the system all the decomposed waste matter and poison in the inteatfneft and Then you will great, A Cascaret. tonight will surely straighten you out by They work while you sleep. A 10-cent box 'rorn any-drug store means a clear lead and cheerfulness for months. Children love. to take Caaearetn be- cause they taate gripe op sicken. Dr. Roller, of Seattle, grabbed an other tartar the otiier night, Jack Winrow, "heavyweight champion of who happened to be a visit- or to Boston on the occasion, not only sticking a full half hour with the medico grappler. 'but holding- Rol- ler on the defensive part of the time. Roller runs up against a snag tevery week or two. Press agent work is the way Frank sizes up thc.i-eport that Harry Wolvorton of the Oakland club of the coast league is due for a bterth as manager of the Highlanders next sea- son. Ha1 Chase looks pretty good to Farrell. Orval Overall, ex-Chicago Cub twirling is making a effort to secure his iwleasc from the order that he may play with San Francisco, of the Coast Frank Chance-is working %lm, and the switch Is a This is the way to tell a really good Suit or Overcoat You get a receipt in every Fit-Reform Suit "nnd Overcoat, as well as -with every purchase. Look in the inner pocket. You'll see-thc Fit-Reform Wreath, This is the trademark of Canada's greatest high grade tailoring organization, It's your guarantee of value and satisfaction. McKELVIE McGURE, ;