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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDQE DAILY HERALD, FRIDAY, OCTOBER I, PAGE LETHBRIDGE BARGAIN CENTER V Where Ypu Get the Best for the Least MacLEOD BROS COUNT YOUR 50c. PIECES FOR DOLLARS AND GET HERE 0UICK The Greatest Shoe Bargains Ever Given To Introduce these trade winners, Thursday, Friday and Saturday we will give: 50 Pairs Black Bal. Kip Shoes, a regular Shoe, our Sale Price 60 Pairs Black Blucher Bal. Shoes, a regular Shoe, our Sale Price 60 Pairs Black Blucher Bal. Shoes, stitched arid pegged soles, box calf, regular Sale Price 300 Blucher Bals, Godcryear welted, fine dress Shoes, in genuine Kangaroo, Vici Kid, Willow Calf, Box Calf, and Healy Tan Vulcanized Soles, regular Shoe, on Sale _ 300 Pairs of the Rideau Shocks in Gunmetal, Patent Colt, Vici Kid, sold all over Canada at to our Sale Price, this week only 30 Pairs 12-inch Waterpoof Tan Horse Hide, regular Sale Price only The above Shoes are all Union made. Fit, Fashion and Durability, the three I The only place to buy clothing is at Mac- Leod Brothers. The Suit or Overcoat you want is here. 3 Special Lines this Week in Men's Suits, and Suits in Brown, Blue, Black and Fancy Tweeds and Worsteds, not a Suit in the lot worth less than on sale this week at 12.00 Three Special .Lines of OVERCOATS With Persian College Collars, Raised Seams, all shades, Fancy Tweeds. LATEST SHADOW STRIPE AND PLAIDS, in Fawn, Brown, Green and Grey Stripes, over 200 suits to choose from, regular On Sale this week 18.00 for Young Men and men who stay young, we ask you to dom- pare this line of suits with any offered at on sale at NEW STIFF AND NOVELTY HATS just to hand by express. Latest New York styles. 6 doz. stiff, 6 doz. soft, in Black, Brown and Cadet Blue MacLEOD ROS. The Great Clothiers The Great West PHONE 444 LETHBRIDGE P.O. BOX 1352 SPORTS FIRST BUDGET Western Writer Declares that Criti- cisms Are Unjust The criticisms of Ty Cobb that have been, indulged in since he crash- ed into Baker, of the Athletics, at second base in a recent game at De- troit, are wholly without warrant, and they show a keen lack of fairness and sportsmanship on the part of the Philadelphia and Boston critics, who have been the.most severe in their de- nunciation of -this great young player, says a Cincinnati baseball writer. Cobb is no rowdy, on or off the field. He is a clean and decent southerner, high strung and determined, but a gentleman in every sense of the word. He .would no more deliberately try to injure a fellow player than he would lose a game of ball on purpose. "When Cobb is playing ball his one idea is the admirable one of winning that game, and he will strain every point to that purpose. He is a won- derful base runner, quite as much on account of his determination as by Fit-Finish-Style in the BOULEVARD CASTLE BRAND-3 for 50c. At 2 lor 25c. you can buy this shape In Elk Brand, earned "NEWPORT." Langford is Slow "Have you seen Langford and how do you size him I asked. "'He's he Declared. ford is a dangerous man in the first round or two. Sam is a hard hitter, reason of his speed. He puts on ev-} and, like all. negroes, he's a great cry ounce of steam in- everything he man when he's -winning. I'll take undertakes. When he -is going for sec- tlie heart out of him. I'm a nervous ond base his sole object is .to get; there. If an opposing player happens to be careless -enough to get in his way, look; out, for Cobb is coming, regardless of the obstacles. But he has not the slightest intention, of crippling any one, and he would be the last one to go out of his way to injure an- opponent. His. great Value as a player depends to a great extent on his indomitable spirit. His whole mind is bent on winning that game of ball which he happens to be en- gaged in at the time. Other players of equal speed are not so valuable as Cobb, because they have not his de- termination. They are more apt to think of themselves and the chance of getting hurt. These are things that never occur to the furious Tyrus when hi is on the lines. He gets there cause he goes at his task with all hia and strength and with no other t but that of victory. if there were more players of his stripe there would be many more .in- teresting games of baseball. The av- sort of a fellow. Being nervoiia makes me iast. I'll hit Langforxl whenever I want to. We'll -try that out right from the .start, and see "who weathers the storm. I have as much endurance as he more. Langford has always fought men who .were afraid of him. I'm not. That" helps." Sizing Up "And Jack I asked. said Ketchel seriously, "is a big man. Before he -was cham- pion he always fought in the same style. Now he'll have to change. All he had to do in other fights was stand off and set himself on his big. flat feet and catch, you coming. He was mighty clever at that. I'll make him come to me, and when- we meet I'll have at least an even chance." Unlike some fighting men, Ketchel hasn't a knock for anyone. he volunteered, "is a gpodnatuxed sort of a big coon. I al- ways liked him pretty -well. You can't has done dog, and erage player wants to win and he >blame tim the thingS wants to make base hits and steal i For years he Was tlie bases, but there are few who so tar ihad to take the WOTSt forget themse.ves in the glory and !He way pride of action as Tyrus Cobtf j everybody and now he's champion, Georgia. It is a cowardly thing for be stTanSe if he didn't Hake opposing players and managers .to 'his Of course, he does a. lot criticise this fellow and his methods of but what should you expect? He's just a great big, and his methods, for Cobb does more than any other one player to make things interesting in the American league. If every club had a player like him there would he eight contenders for the pennant every year. KETCHEL'S OPINION OF SAM LANGFORD educated coon come into a lot of money and a sort of popularity, and he's lost his head a little." "No chance of you losing your head if you whip Johnson, I sug- gested. "I replied the erstwhile cowboy, "that I'll need a rest-after all this fighting., and I'll just go quietly away into the mountains for. New York, Sept. Ket-1 a good long three or four chel, looking bigger and heavier than months." when he was here last, sat down to wonder if he will? Theatrical a table in his hotel to talk over the! agents are mighty pressing and in- fighting situation-. j sistent in these days. And if Stan- You know, I'd rather talk about ley- ever whips the huge black man other said Stanley. "I don't take any interest in fights, as a rule, unless I happen to be fighting. I'm the worst dopester of fights in the world, because I never pay any at- tention to any fights except those I'm going to meet. "I've read a lot of stories about your being interested in other things late- ly in San I suggested, hoping to draw Stanley out. "All he said shortly. "Out in Frisco you. can go along the line any night and you'll find most of the fighters hanging out in the tough places. lenjoy the acquaintance of some of the best people in California, and. I'm often invited to spend a few days at a time at their homes. Na- turally, sporting people haven't the same invitations. All they know is. that I've disappeared. They don't know where I am, and, being of a low order of intelligence, they judge me by themselves. They think I must be off on some sort of a spree, and then they knock. If I would only hang around the tenderloin like the others, they'd never knock. I'd be called a good fellow, I suppose." Put Up Good Fight he cian make ,iJeffries1' for twenty weeks look like a piker's car- fare. V. Sporting Notes Ralph de Palroa, in his 90-horse power automobile, broke three world records at the State fair track in St- Louis. All the records were for a cir- cular track. In the one mile -race. with Kilpatrick, De Palma lowered his own record, made on the State track last year. He went dis- tance in 50 4-5, the time last year 51 flat. De Palrra lowered the twice during the match race with three mile record afternoon. In the Kilpatrick he made the distance in 2.38. The former record was 2.43. The last mile of the three-mile event he made in 50 4-5, equaling the new record established earlier ia the after- noon. De Palma then went into the 10-mile race, and not cnly broke the world's record for that event, but covered the first three miles in 2.37 4-5 again lowering the record already broken during the afternoon. The new record for the 10-mile event was S.49 3-5. In spite of the charges of profes- Ketchel! says he made a good fight sionalism recently made against hira with Papke. He dislocated his left Iin Chicago, Martin Sheridan, the thumb in training just before the! athlete, is preparing- fight, and early in the encounter buckled the joints of his right hand by planting a terrible punch betwden Papke's eyes. "I did pretty well to win that for another active indoor campaign. Martin intends to start the season by competing in 10 events at the A. A. TJ, indoor championships in Madison Square Garden October 4 and 5. Lart said-Stanley. "A lot of Sheridan was prevented from would have quit with both part in more tiian two events on account of having his shoulder dis- located in the pole vault for distance event, but this year, barring acci- dents, he will take a flyer at the fol- gone. I told Kf'tchel the story of the Sailor Burke-Willie Lewis fight and how the sailor dropped to his knees and wouldn't get up. lowing Standing bsoad jump, stand- "I don't see how'a man can do high jump' M-h JumP- said he. "How in the world can a man, quit with all those people looking on and despising him? I'd .never quit. As long as I could get' to my feet I'd get up and turn my face to the enemy if I knew the next blow was going to kill three standing broad jumps, pole x-ault for distance, pole vault for height, eight-pound shot put, 24- Pound shot put rind throwing the 56- pound .weight for height, Martin vis ;n splendid condition, as cncos with the disck. ;