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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 28, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIPGE DAILY Friday, November RIVERS DEFEATS IEACHC MAKES WONDERFUL CLAIM FOR SCIENTIFIC RUNNING Noted College Coach Explains What Baseball Players Have to Learn About Ait of Sprinting San Francisco, Nov. nomslock. the former college coach one time member of the .Harvard rowing crew and Intercollegiate heavy-we.sbt champion, who is cow employed as a coach of the Vnlver- Mtj' of California track has some original ideas for: makicg bill players fast H is generally believed in it speed is a natural gift, but Cora- stock thinks it is merely a mechanical proposition and-.that any well devel- oped man can be taught to run Oily yards at high speed. Is what CpmstocI; says oo the Eubject: "I have studied carefully Ihe play ers on the Los Angeles and Sicra- m'enlo teams and 1 have been amazed to find that not one man of the'elgh- .teen playing on the two teams knows low to run. Tie speed of every man ia the league could be increased.so that his percentage of safe arrivals it erst base- would increase 40 per "i further notice that time'after Ume the runner and the ball -arrive at Srsf bass almost simultaneously. At lent half the plays at Bret are mifht be termed 'close plays.' the ipeeii of the runner were- me- cbaclcally increased, the percentage .of outj at first vrould be decreased {rora 40 to 60. "Of the runners whose styles in lo- comotion I have examined Howard o Angeles and Wot ell are-the best and Bliss of Sacramento Is .An Athletic Crlmt.- .7 -i '-'Tie way they ail run a athletic crime, they have'the wrong Vnee action, place their feet wrongly, End'above all do not get the upper, part of their bodies Into the game ai all. How'ard has the right action with his' feet, bu! is retarded by. the use ol _hjs. .arms and .the of his TJoayV which he holds stiff. "Wotell runs neaily'ln correct form. Bliss Is something awful. "One' peculiarity that a professional coach'notices is .that the men run better. Vhen jogging along than they do al. top speed. When joising, be Ing natural athletes, they bring th'eir arms'and 'legs into, proper play. -Wben-they try to speed up, however, they immediately bring Into play el traordinary faults of action that re- tard them rather than help them.' "One place that the'faults of the DUO runners are glaringly apparent Is wben taking a lead off first base. With a lead of two or three yards off first -base it is absurd to think that any runner should not be able to out the throw from tbs catcher. The reuoo. that base stealers fail to dp so they get aVrbng start. They.lose no Urns at the getaway. In- stead oC getting in full stride at once, as track runners do, they don't get to top speed for at least three strides, hanging.limply like .fish, instead, ol liilng their arms to give themselves HOWARD HOLDEN Outi.de wing.of the Capital's good iinlorO: R. F. U. team, which btat SarnU at London, he So much for the base rjnners, Time of a Fly. "I.have founeKby experiment that the average-high fly tabes 'eight sec- onds from the crack of the bat unll it touches the ground." If outfielders knew how to run there be no such thing as-a borne run. Any outfielder should be able to coyer, the whoje section his part o lu two-ithlrtlj-that time A center '-fielder who. science of fast runlng should be abl9 too busy if Iher asplro lo a high place lu the prize list. last daya of the contest crucial the business ecared may have Iho most .Important bearing on the result. In ffiOBl contests of this kind, tho list day's returns at the head office, uras the tide of battle .one way or tho other. This contest IB not Ilkelr lo be- an exception. If the volo should happen to ta then the "near" candldatsc will CM able to see whero they coulJ have added a few moro votes by a little closer attention to business. Get ail tho votes you can and It will not be necessary to excuses If ypu do not win the prize of your choice, you -will at least have the satlsfacUon of knowing thai you secured every available vola. Standing of the candidates In Tht Herald Subtcrlpllon Campaljn, according to the votei depoilted at the conleit office up to Wedntiday evening. its Up to American Promoters to Accept the British7 (BT Tom idlswdgbt, 160; mid-heavy, 175; now up to-the hosing promol- any .weight. 7be only United get to-' elgUng-in Irak adopt a'unifonn set o I in England and Frajle is 2 o'clock wsiRhis so that we may work, in" afternoon, while in Australia roony with other countries where it is )t rlDfsjdc. The Australian con- boiing matcr.fs are..heldi fereact .ajsp. pean .iy.ith'. rtoninlnneMn rmite have all adopted. the British try7 scale ol weights, and now conies Au meeting was recentlj- called in.Syrt-jol that country, and ney by H. L. Baker, the leading i ture the champion.ship moter for .the sidering-a uniform s The matter was given eery iai-iir eration and finally the .delesates vot- the pievious holder. .These' rd to adopt the scale' aiir.osl passed and went into cne'M'. his dcpar shall revcr .LOSE PACE FOR LEAD IN SEC. OND TEAM TOOK TWO- GAMES LAST NIGHT The School team bowlers grabbec wo games' from the Telephone. men ast night at the Y. 51. O. A. Charle> (ones'was the big man of the evening wlfh his 160 and 163 scores. Vi'ednetday night tho Lumber men brought' the- iltherto unbeaten Dormitory- .team dowtf a.couple o pegs by- 'taldng both contests, .the scores being 60S for the Lumbermen 53S for the Dormitory "team In th fira'l gamej.an'd 566 to 532 in sei ond game; -r J The scores' for last night follow: School .131 13 '166 I' -16 McKain Stewart the purpose o! .'on- back to the previous holder-: In thp j n scale of weights.: event of .the deathjoi the hoi; oi given every title, such title shall 'if Telepnone or one tickets to himself at any lime, Packey clerk without knowing his Ideallly.: wilUry lo have Joe-.Tlnker. deposed Doaovan pleaded not gtilty. but when of Chicago, loied j ,CadET of the CincinnMi-basebalJ team hir.vember I last. It the HS right. Qireclion, .and i{ "is. about time entirety, 'These weights as follows: Bantamweight, pounds; featherweight, 125 the American "promoters got weight, !35 welterweight, in mil- together ami tooi similar, action. I.Ji.OO tickets to thla.esening McFARLAND HAD EASY PICKING AT WINDSOR Windsor, Onl., Nor. Doaovan pleaded not guilty, but when confronted'Tvith_ his accusfcr broke dovn and admitted hls'guiu. ENGLISH' Loodon, Xov... a'schedaled Southern league football game played today .Coventry City, on-their home ground, defeated Crystal Palace by tbe score of 2'goals to nil. EVERS WANTS TO SET JOE TINKER BACK CUBS Chicago. III., Nov. Evers, manager of. the Chicago" Xatlonals, win try to have Joe'TlnKeri tlep'o'sed Harrj Brewer, the Kansas City wel- j brought back here old pa- erwelght, In their eight-round bout, j sllion at itre, last night, pairing match, 71 was purely McFarlacd never making an effort to knock .out Brew- Powey, tbe talented Soulli Liverpool half-back, IE a postman. He certainly 'stamps" himself ai a favorite with the by his "deliveries" be- .ween the ''posts." A future- man of 'letters" so to speak. uuu at latup. "Everybody knows, we didn't gel along well together, but I am sure things would he better said Ev. ere. "i certainly, would b'e glad to gel Joe back." Evers did not say 'what sort of.at offer be would roako'.the Cjnclnnat team for Tinker. A liard-hlltins sborl- clop would he appreciated .by the Tfest side tcppi, according' to ihe critics. Jcfelyea 143 143 131 417 MR. H. HINDLEY, MISS VERTA PICKEL, 1312 6th Ave. S......y............... MISS ETHEL L. RAMSAY, St. Kilos, Alta................... MR. CHAS. WESTLEY, 917 8th St. MISS MAYME'MeMAHON, MISS ROSE MARKER, Alta MISS. M, E. SIMPSON; Frank. MRS. E. ARMSTRONG, 9" 13th St. MR. EDGAR SAINSBURY; Cranbrook, B. MR. WALTER OBORNE, 10th St. MISS MARY McbONALD, Blalrmore, Alta................... MR. EDWARD READ, Plncher Stillon, Alberta MISS ETHEL SAUNDERS, 10th ..3 MRS. A. B. PIPES, 414 5th -..7. MRS. O. H. BENSON, Diamond City, MISS BESSIE BEATON, 720 10th 81. MISS EVA HUTTQN, 814 5th Ave. MISS LAURA TEt-FER, Fernie, B.C......................... MRSi L; B.SPAHKS, Raymond, T.. MR: GERALD DULMAQE, Bow Illand, Alta................... MISS FLORENCE SHAND', 19th St MISS JEAN PATTERSON, 650 6th "St MR. WM. ISAAC, Nobliford, Alta. MISS HELEN.LEE, 2M Ave. MISS MAGGIE 6th Ave. N. CHIEF MOUNTAIN, Blood i-MJSS CLARA BJORKBLAD, 1220 ..v 310.700- w 105.660 51.700 ___ 26.3010, The second series of games 'closes Monday night. Tho race is a close one. and undeeided yeL The Herald :eam, which'.won out In the first ser- ies 'is away down tho line In this scries. They will meet tbe leaders of this series for the Y. M. 0. A. championahlp immediately after" the second series of- games has run. Us The Dormitory Lumbermen School Businessmen Herald Telephone Standing 4 6 4 3 1 p.C .CS1 .667 .WO .500 .375 .161 KING GEORGE NAVY PLUG CHEWING TOBAQCO IN A OLAM BY. ITSELF! It MrpMtet olKers in quality and Ravoui because proceM oy wfiich it is made differs from ii dcli- iiiu noit-iifiiaung. 100 A KUO flpCK CITY TOMCCO Cfl., Manulaoiurers, QUEBEC An Acceptable Christmas Gift For Your Friends in the Old Country Hudson's Bay Best Scotch Whiskey in Fancy Jog, Frefcht and Duty Paid There are many people living here who would lllie their 1 friends across the sea to receive a bottle of Hudson's Bay Whis- key for Christmas, but hate been deterred from sending owing to the complicated customs regulations. We will deliver Frewhl- and Duty, paid to any address In the United Ktnkdora, a One- Quart Fancy Royal Doullon Jug'of Hudson's Day famous "Host Procurable" Scotch Whiskey at each Let have your order early to eruure prompt delivery being made The Hudson's Bay Co. ANOTHER BIG LEAGUE if Be Organized Try and Kill Federal Circuit Chicago, Nov. of n ourlh "big lo aid on a re orled fight of organized baseball ag- Insl the federal league, and Its In- aslon of protected territory, IB under according to a story printed here. The new circuit has the backing ol rganlzed baseball, says the story, and s lo have Cln- Innall, Colurabus, rolt, Cleveland, Milwaukee and CM- ago. It wjll have a schedule not colliding with American or Nation- al leagues or American aeiociatton, iut will not be a'o careful about ng allracllons rivalling the Federal's ima. Oeo-ge Tebeau, of. tbe Kansai City Aflsoclatlon named as Ihe one who has planned the circuit, A NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Chicago, Nov. pUn of Ed; mnnd .1. JamM, of Illinois, lo found federal or national university, la al- Iracllog attention. Prwldent Jumes has a bill which will be InlfO- duced (n congress providing lor or- appropriation of. for thlt pnrpote. The bill will he pre- kefore tbo neit tcsalon of con. in both the scnalo and the house. Many senators and congress- men that.they will favor.the measure. List of Prizes to be .Awarded Candidates FIRST PRIZE SECOND PRIZE 400.00 THIRD PRIZR FOURTH PRIZE FIFTH PRIZE :y SIXTH PRIZE ..........I...., Vi. _l T 50.00 SEVENTH :PRIZE T., EIGHTH PRIZE............ .NINTH PRIZE 25.00 TENTH PRIZE c 25.00 TOTAL 92.9M.OO The above tells the contest story. Where'do-'you tUrid'for Uie prizes'loday? Don't tako the Tote in the paper too seriously. 'Candidates certainly havo the number of votes op- posite their, names-thai many anyway. The reserve vote Is the factor that keeps 'em all guessing. Don't try to way to win Ii to OUT-VOTE. SCRUTINEER COMMITTEE As 4 further guarantee to candldales In tho Herald conletl, each con- testant who wlthen may appoint a member of the Scrutineer committee, whose tuslness It thall be to look Into the method .oMwuIng vote.i and attest lo tbj counting'of the chartered accounlanle, W. A. Ilendenon Co 'Candidates residing outside of I-ethbridgo may appoint lomo friend who lives In the city to act on this commlltee If It is. not convenient to have a reprcscntBtlvc from their, home town. 7hc thorough manner In which Mr. Olbson of Ilendcraon Co. looked over tho records and books when ing the winner of the special prize Is a sufficient guarantee that con- Klant will gel a fnlr count al the close. However, it IB tho wish of the campaign minager that the fullest irabllclty bo given to the fin a .count and awarding of the pVlies, and for that reason this spctlal committeo has been suggested. ____ RULES FOR THE CLOSE OF THE CONTEST As staled at the beginning of the Herald's .Subscription Campaign, and repealed many timeg smtt> thai time, the contest will close Dwemner Monday. City candidates, will bo allowed until 11 o'clock Monday night to lum in jubscripllons. Candidates outside of tbe clly of will bo allowed to null aubwrlpllon reporU Monday right It too late to tho post office stamp on tho envelope, the candldale snould rave ono or more w t- sign thlB .talomenl written ,on tho Uie envelope, ".Mall-, before mldnisbl, Monday night, Defjraber 1st. All remittances must be accompanied by express money order, office'morfey oriior, or bank payable at par In IxHhbrldgc. Any personal cheques sent must bo marked "accepted.1 The final count will be held Tuesday evening, at 8 o'clock, In tbe contest offlco In tho Acailla building. W. A. Henderson Co., chartered accounUnls. will havo charge of Ihe counting of tho votes. Candidates arc Invited to be present. The awarding of tho prizes Is a Blmplo process: Tbc- candidates having tho highest vole will be awarded first prize, tho orfJ having the second highest vote will get second prizo, And to on until prizes arc taken up, Tho remaining ncllvo candidates will be paid '10 per ccnl com in lesion upon nil (titrtcrliiUoir collections. Hcmembcr tliat tho conical closes Monday right ami that the couiu- IT.J of Ibo votes will bo held Tuesday night at tbo contest office in the Acadla building. ;