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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta 15, 1915. THE LETH15RIDGE DAILY HERALD FINAL AVERAGES OF BASEBALL Cobb has Monopoly in Ameri- can Leads the National League Batsmen and Kaut Federal League Hitters Chicago, ill., Utl. tlie eighth tmjo in his career. Ty Cobb is champion butter ot tlio Auiurlcan lea- KUD, iltcording to tlie final averages. jmtaiEheil here today. Beginning in the Detroit player has led tlie hitlers in every season. cxeejJt in IMS, when the official scorers gave Crlss of St. Louis the yalin, ho hav- ing batted .341 In 6-1 tunics to Cobb's .324 in 150. Today Cobb's average for the season Just ended is .369. Jn stol- en bases, the Georgian luis aet a ne'.v league record of SI7 fur the season. The old mark for the American lea- gue was 88, credited to Miiau of Wash- ington in 1K12. in runs scored Colib is ahead of all ivith 144, ai.U iuaiis in total bases with yji. Thoso foKowlng Cobli in batting, who have played in at least ha'.f the sanies, are: Collins, Chicago, .333; l''ournier, Chicago. .325; Speaker, Bos- ton, .319; Mclnuis, I'liilailclpliia, .31-1; Jackson Chicago, .209; Veaeh, De- troit, .80S; Kirke, Clevelaiiu, .303; Crawford, Detroit, .297; StrunK, PHA- adeljjbia .296. Detroit led in club liatting, with .265; Chicago was second with .261, Boston third, with .260. Doyle Leads National Larry Doyle of Now York is the Na- tional champion batter, with an av- erage of .315. Cravath of Philadelphia Jed in runs scored, ivith 88, in total bases with 2tiS. and iu home rims with below the big league record set by Buck Freeman of Washington in 1899. .Manager Herzug of Cincin- nati was the leading base stea'ier with 3-1 Following Doyle, the leading bat- ters were; Luderus, Philadelphia. .31.1; Griffith, Cincinnati, .307; Dau- lert, Brooklyn, .304; Hlnchman, Pitts- burg, .304; Suyder, St. Louis, .301; New Robertson, 2vew York, .294; Collins, Lioston, .289. Cincinnati led In cl.uli batting with .254; at. Louis finished seconu with .253, Willie Philadelphia, BrooKiyii and YorK were, tied tor tuiri .248. Toney of Cincinnati was the 'lead- ing piieher with 10 won and 4 lost- Alexander, Philadcliihia, 31 and 9 and ilaraaux, Wttsb.urg, j-i'iiiid S; Kauff in Federal Bennie Kauff won the Federal lea- tne cnarapionship with .340, though Watson ot Bntiafo, in 29 games, bat- ted .39G._Kaufr -ied in stolen bases, with 54, and in total bases witli 247. Boston of St. Louis led in runs scor- ed, with 99, and Ilal Chase or Buffalo in homo with 17. Brooklyn llii- ished first in club batting with .265. McConnell of Chicago" was the lead- ing pitcher, with 24 won and 10 lost. ERTLE WON DECISION St. Louis, Mo., Oct. Ertle of St. Paul, claimant of the ban- tam-weight championship, gained the newspaper decision in an eight- round bout with Jimmy Pappaz of At- lanta, Ga., here, last uiglit. The men weighed in at 115. The fight was fast and clever throughout. Ertle had a shade on Pappaz in almost ev- ery round. There was only one In the eighth round the Ceorgian wag floored, but he was on his feet again, before the referee .had uttered the .word, "two." .HERO OF WORLD'S SERIES? It it; hard to say whom tho expert H will select as tho "Hero" of the lilli; woi'td's ser- ies, but the choice will prolia- 1 bly he between Duffy Lewis and Gsorga Foster. Lewis bat- ted .444 and fielded dur- ing the five games, while Fos- ter not only led the Boston batters with JiOO, fielded per- i'ecriy, but ended, uy by pitch- in K two victories. Hooper, ' two practically cinched the last game, is also entitled to honorable montion. Speaker, uf whom batting feats were expected, hit for Ludenis, who came to life in the last two games, led the ['hilly batters witii .-137, being the only regular over the .300 mark. Giivvy Cravath, the home run clouter. turned in a puny average of .125. The fielding averages on the part of both, clubs are wonder- ful Greatest Baseball Player the Game has Yet Produced PAGE THREE HOOPER'S HOME TOWN TO GIVE HIM BIG WELCOM Santa Cruz, Cul.. Oct. Hooper, the Roston right tieldei whose home run at Philadelphia wo the world's series for Doston, 'jives i Capitola, near here, and the citizen of Santa Crux and Capftola are pro paring a great reception for him wlie 16 coines home. AD WOLGAST CAME' BACK Memphis, Tenn., Oct. Wol gust, former lightweight champion won a decision over Gene Delmorit o Memphis, in an eight-round bout hen last night. Uelmont's 'Jack of train was apparent. JOCKEY DIE'S Covington, Ky., Oct. Carl Canz of Louisville. Ky., who. was injured in an- accident during the run- ning of the first race at Latonia last Monday, died in a hospital here, yes terday. MANAGERS TELL THEIR STORIES "Our Best Not "We Had Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. Manager' Carrigan of the victorious Boston Jled Sox and Pat Morau, leader of the 'Phillies, declared to- night that the 1015 world series would go down Jn history as ono of the hardest ever fought for pre- mier honors, and both were agreed that the best team won. 'When you are beaten- four in a row, there is no excuse to said Moran. "Any team that wins four successive games in a world's series must be given credit. AVe played our best. We gave all w had, but we did not have enough. "It was a hard-fought series, an, tho best team said Carrigan "I never saw a series so interest ing and so hotly contested. The Phillies deserve a lot of credit They put no a stiff bati'ie everj ilinite, and gave a fight all the ay through. Of course, we were favored by some We got sev eral breaks of the same, but the results are self-evident. We 'but- ilayed the Phillies." Celebrated outfielder of the Detroit Tigers, who has completed the most successful year of his glorious base- ball career. He leads the American league in four departments this year. All renowned stars of the game pale before the Georgia peach. He has led tlie American league in batting seven years. That will place you in front of the other fellow .You may MS well miild-slaml MI. licirimiiiio- thai if you Avail I. cn seen yet in any fair in South- n Alberta, the entry of J. Larionno sing worthy of a very high place in iv exhibition. There were altogcth- 53. entries ami ihe judge1 had a ird task to pick out tlie winners ic prizes eventually were divided i between J. Larieuiie, Loscy Urcs Vreeman, Mrs. Tuson and Mrs. cFartiihc.' The exhibit "of J. Lari- nc to which reference-has already en .made was the feature of'! the over tolc show. As one lookeil 1 .turnips, parsnips, __ cauliflower Letts 22 mth and corn, which grew 14 feet high, fund out of their plenty. The district one could hardly realize had uf Wjmiifrcd had promised to raise all been grown this yea ft from seed, j and he hoped they would do was d worthy advertisement for much better than that Kcnnie's seed to see such fertility, j Dr.. Uoyd also spoke a few words, The attendance was very poor and stating how pleased he was to be Mas nude up mostij ot the fair present llu referred to the bountiful but all had a good time and next harvest they were engaged in thucsh- par's show, u the good ,md urged all to do their best we have had this year continues, for the patriotic fund, which was de- should b'o of a high order. [serving of all kinds of He con- A Couole of Speeches elude 1 In saying if we could not go Dunn? thp afternoon Dr md pay' A dancc followci1 -at N P paid a visit ID nigllt _____ th.; grounds and in an interval both spoke a few words to those present (CONTENDS ACT Mr. Spencer congratulated the di- Ie IIW( icctois on hating i show tins >cir In the of Mcdiclnt? Mat dis IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL Winnipeg; Man., Oct. Anderson. K.C., counsel for the Win- ini> -f nuitj iiibuiviiic iiiiu tor in ft will- truM, thry weie the onlj societj tninfneg Electric llailway Co., coutsnda run-a1 fall fair .and the exhibits thp. Public IJtilitics Act of SJani-i cil the wisdom of their couuc After foba Is unconstitutional, and he in- d saw his good politorfc carrots hriefli rcUcwine the last three jcarv tends to prove this contention in the rilinK nil 1 nR ISI.IJjrh it.n .1 n_ ..___.! It- I____ _ ._' iiit in 11.1 nit mi; iuiu tuitt; j iviiuti tw ji e ibtnge t tne Hrnicrs Court of tc) 8 ipport itDTfally the patriotic portunity. Appc-nls- at Hie cai'.iost ;