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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBtllDGE DAILY HERALD V, OCTOBER 16. 1919 UP FATHER" Meet All Train.. Hospital Phones: Special nates CD Counter Trips SPENCEBROS, Lclhbrldg-, Alii. WE MAKE TRAIN CALLS Office Phone............. 1205 Night Phones 1336 and 1WS The Sport Page Ncl Profits Last Year on President Yeek Explains Why Great Pitcher Failed to Win As Expected s he ever was, but be diiln'l get out ol the army until the'season was well under -way; .and ihen we had to call on before his arm was quite ready. result he lost ball fames thai ho should have won fled did not toave the stuff ot old until recently 4 You see Alex, was in the heaTy arlillory overseas Ills job was car- rying aronnd proJecUles that weighed about SO pounds I think this This is, the stage ot the baseball season wlicn Ihe alibi and the ciy ot "Wail until next year" ectiogs over (he land of the free and ihe home of "near writes Jimmy SumoL So let me tell-yoa why tie Chi- cago tnba ihiDh: that he failed to lead the procession In the National league Ihls year. Before I do this, let me say that -.'every one connected with the every Ian in Chicago is sqre'is a boil because the Cubs are not ifea-proapectlYft ehampiong of tie -National leaeue. SoAe of tie fans and every one of the Cubs are ao sore at tne Bruins' fallorp lo cop Ufol tier "find them- selves wishing that the White Soi would not win the American league pennant. You see, If ihe Cubs won and the "White Soi won that -would be-all; Hgat: BuVVith the i-TVhlle Soi .-winning and the Cubs trailing Jin" third tberercan io.-no city, eer'es 'here this1 I all 'and since -the days of Frank Le- Caaiico .the cltyjEerieL-In-CbJcaBo has run- only second to the world as 1 was saying, the, Cubs think.- there- is a logical reason sort.of -work develops an entirely new] set of muscles -In his should-irs and I back, aid when he started to pitch j baseball iLloolc him a little time J lo get-his Western Opinion is That They Eliminate Objectionable Features WINNIPEG, OcL "It you remember tre hart not won; iion of the parl-mutucl syst-m of a" game from Ihe Giants until the contest of the second trip oL McGraw's men. Ales went in tbat game, hut tbe effort tooi Q Jot out of him. and be "was not him- self for several weeks afterwards. "Here Is a pitcher -who should never win lesE.tb'an 25 games a season for any tind of a ball club. Had he won p lhal many for us this year we would, j be right np tierc in tbe tight now. ''This ia not exactly an alibi. H is merely a statement ol what I bellSYe to'be.'the'cause "of tag Cubs' failure to repeat theic pennant winning ot 1915." betting has" resulted in the disap- pesrance of an objectionable class of rsce IracV followers who were a menace to the general public; and the total elimination- of bel- li Ing has Improved horse racing generally, testified W. I. Gmale. manager of the Brandon Fair As- sociation, before the Rulherfbrcf racing commission today. their? failure this who :.ycar. Bill Vect, baseball here and Js'now prestdeot ot the Chicago clnb of the National league, told me tic atoryjaa we Trailed aroand the fa mil- lax "loop." "The (allure of Alexander, J caid Bill, '-I'causcd us to losa the flap. TTndey aland me, I believe Ihe big follow5 is just as great a. pitcher -HOT VICTORY FOR MOHNINGSIDE. LINCOLN, Xeb. Oct. side. college ..of Stonx to- Owner of the Tigers Prolests Against Games Won Hy (he Ynnks AVith Mays in the Box Capital Investment of PROVE IT FOR of ihe While Soi, vanquished in tba world's Eerie began lo depart for .their homes with out waiting to -receive their checks from their share of the series prize. The checks will be mailed, to. them by the national baseball Eren although they lost lha 'cham- pionship, the players were well .satis- day, defeated" Nebraska' on fied -irith their proceeds of. the big ths a The total for. the .White Sox Same byVecore 6." ...i NEW reply lo the protest of President Xavin of tbe Detroit American, league baseball team to the iiatioual commission allow- ing Hie sanies in wliich Pitcher Carl Mays was' used after bis suspepslon by President Johnson of the league, was issued tonight by President Ruu- yert New York club. Citing tbe Injunction proceeding in which the Detroit club was re- strained, as well as President John- son, from interfering with ibeJ ploy- ing of Mays and from playing other' wise accordance ivitli tbe established schedule ot games, in'- eluding (hose with Xew York Colonel Ruppcrt "Detroit was "willing to accept the protection wHich -ihe court order [brew about its established sched- ule until it found itself displaced from third place and participation in .Ihe division of the world series. re- ceipU and then, iu a. spirit which it to reconcile with sportsmanship, it has made a cry of protest. Dot lo the court that issued the order but to .tbe commission. "The Detroit seeks, alter tbe ''lias beeii played Ihronjh, CALGARY, Oct. inliuit- ling tbat he tvas out lo make us mucli as possible "wilh ,1. D. Doug- as, of the Douglas American Shoe Store, gave evidence- ns to his method ot carrying on business ibis morning at the bpoi inquiry M'hich is being beard at the cily hall by the local representaUve of board of merce. Mr. Douglas look the after (be evidence ot his wire OUTFIGHTS MARINO iULTV'AUKEH, Oct. 10. -Jack Sharkey outfought Sam a'c- ordlng .to newspa'per. ,deci5ioDS to- nigbt in 10 rounds. Both, reside in New York. Chicago actors raised for a railway switchman, who was injured trying to safe-Wm. Tanner and his wife, who died when MTS. Tanusr's hiel caught in a. switch be- fore an oncoming train. and each ting the pool 24 waysr as receive Pitchers James anfl Lpudermilk, who came lo the club ttis season, will receive full shares. .President Comisfcey of the- White Soi tonight declared ho would 'give "for a single clew to lead to that any ql hi3 players hed dtllberalely attempted Lo throw any of (he world's series games lo tbe Cic- cinnatl Hcds, Some of the players had taken lo heart rumors glren con- siderable circulation that a few ot Iheir number may have acled for a monetary consideration during the series. Destroy that schedule and to retuse to have tht New York with-'games i played' accordance therewith. Tnc-Xew York club holds that Ihe commission-lias no author- ity to entertain or act-on-tbe prd- cocn- tand had been completed. She gave informa- tion relating to the finuncinl cud oi the business nnd slated lhal she was not fu a partnership, but simply loan- ed Ihe money to start the present business, retaining as security a marl gaea on IhR BlnrV. Tho slalement showed (hat tbe 'profits for the las year on a capital of abniit f were Tho commissioner, 'howerer insisted thai, au, item oT about which was cbarged as interesl shouh be Included In Ihe net profits, in order to place the statement on tbe same as other stores ivhlch have been Daring the course of liis evidence Mr. Douglas frankly admitted that h did not bother ranch about figuring ou percentages and piore or less agree with the statement mad.e "by his wif to >thn affect that they did not re .ill know just how the business was cloin until Ihc-.end'of the year, when .the figured, .out. their turnover. The pointed cut lhal it was essentially sale business. Concerning "profits varying from 5 to 90 per cent, oh certain lines h'c b v v V PRINCE IN ONTARIO AGAIN v WHITE mvER, out.. Oct. u. Prince of Wales' spO- I tr.iiL on at'Rlu. In Onlnrio after his trip v through western CaDiidii, ihe I'rlncc ot is spending A quiet day vlrilo lile train is en v route to tbe lulnidg district ot northeru Ontario. Cobalt anJ Tinimtns will be visited lonior- v- TOVi' wltb shorl stops at these vmnls. RETREADING DONE BY EXPERTS Get your Next Retread Done By SECTIONAL AND BROKEN BEADS OUR SPECIALTY Wo arc specialists la Vulcan- izing Waders. Lelhbridge Vnlcaoizmg Works 712 Third Avenue South PHONE 1664 What You and What You Get What you want from a Suit or Over- coat is, You don't want excuses or failures. Better make sure of complete-and lasting satisfaction by choosing Fit-Reform Suits and Overcoats. They are accident. an an They give you the best in style best in fabric best in tailoring best in comfort best in sturdy wear. Arid you get all of these qualities with every Suit and Overcoat that carries the Fit-Reform label. For a quarter of a century, the Fit-Reform label has been a guarantee of satisfaction. It means all this, and more, today. Look for it. McKELVIE McGUIRE LKTHBRIDGE i' u i. i LU P-1 un iiiiva LIU ua lest and lhal lo do-so wcrald bo In no lo. said li TiolaUon oi Us order at tbe Injunc- ho Tere'Yair'ana'said thai lion, contrarr lo Ihe liw and lo the ttey had i0 do ,his t6-avCraEo up.blhcr righls ot the New York club." Calling altcatlon lb': the fact thai the "aclioa ot- Mr. Johnson in pcr- portins to suspend "Mays was form- ally rescinded by the -board ot di- rectors o[ Ihe league." Col. Kuppert adds: "This report from Mr Navln verifies my opinion -ol--lhe gcnlle- man's sporting caliber ant) it is my belief, upon hia well-known lim- orousness, lhat withoul a suggestion of support Irooi IheUelf-cohstiluLed powers in bast-ball, he would not have had the temerity to tenable positloii I Eddie Grancy, Official Tryou Man of Old California Club Lauds Corbett SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. Oct. Lieut. U. W. Slnynard left Battle Moun- tain, Nevada, al a.m. on his rc- lurn easlward in Ibo air derby, according lo reports reacli- ing here today. Leaves Busna Vlsla- SA1.T.LAKE CITY, Uiali, Oct. Lieut. D. W. Majnard, .easlbound on Jiis return HiElit in the ifans-contincn- Isl air derby, lett Uui-ua'Vista field here at p.m. today. Although Green Hirer is the nest conlrnl stat- ion, he will coDlinuc on lo Hawllns, weather permitting. Making Good Time CHICAGO. Oct. 356 miles o[ the transcontinental fliglil bciiiml ana a stretch of fpir weather imme- diately before him. Lieut. U. May- rard, leader in the air race, left Baltic Mountain, Neradn, on hh way lo MIncoIa. N.Y., al, 7.33 this morning. H be miilnlalns Uie same pace cominc that he set going lie -will reach Syd- ncy, Ncbrasks, tonight and Chicane to- .hat itwasn'l'a Ecbool room and had morrow nlgbt. A bell of ram stretches Von fonow Kddie .Uraney. of San Francisco, of COIITEC. Edrllo la ihe' honest blacksmith who was official tryout man for Ihe old California club In tbe palmy daya. No new inari ever boied in that aelecl cluh.'wflh- out being Iried oul, and Graney was the man lo do the work. He tried out bolh J-'itzoimmona anrl Young Grlffp when Ihcy nrrlrcd -from Aus- tralia. He Bald 0. -tf. both linles, and was glad lo be over with It twice. FJut hack lo ihe greatest fighter. Grancy says that Jim Corbell .stood out over the rest of tbe ftellc frater- nity a3 a fie.irchliglU 'would over a flivver light. "Corhett standing 6 Tect 1 inch, wearing an 18-inch collar nni Ing n chtsl like a dry goods box, was something to look saya Grancy. "I'm talking about Inc. CofbcU ol who, was 23 years of ago. That was s.houl the lime he knocked Clioynnk! out on the barge ChoynsKl vzs a Brcal.flghlcr, wasn't he? heat him three, out o: four times. "Peter Jackson waA a great man wasn't he? Jcliti Sullivan rsfusci lo (Ight him. Fitzslmmona oC-cref to flph'. any msn In ba Jackson, rtidn'l IHJ? look Jackson ,on othera were aKraltl to'be on the sam street with him. They-fought- 6 Toiinus. ffgbtcra, the pair o them. There was no winner, a CorticU at that time was but a "He knncknd out John L. atilllva wVicin the odils were 100 lo 20 the. ho ivould lost. "It's all ovtr now. of oourm: they knock thifi lislit and lhat hut Corholt was a consistent wfnne wasn't he? "He had Diord Ines. He also pointed oul' was quoting regular and not sales prices 'for the benefit "of; the cominls- loners. He defended liis prices with he greatest frankness in every case, aomctlracs saying lhat tltc profit was not high enough. -The commissioner complimented the witness on his rankness, and Mr. Douglas replica no hesitation several times in assur- ng the commissioner''lhat: he was in business lo make' money. Findings. 15. ecms to be fair In'thc ooot and shoe was Ihe way Counsel Dunn summed up Iho evidence pyren n morning at Ihe conlinucd Inquiry nlo Vhc prices of footwear. John T. Lawson and. II. X. ing Limited, were the only witnesses examined and, while they admitted lhal their profits had in- creased since pre-war they did not consider them exorbitant- On tbe average, jhoca were marked up'50 per 'cerVl.' the cost prfce, and any less profit would force a man oul of business. They could not gel along on less. They knew nothing about Ihe pub-, jlished statement that price of hoes had. dropped 20 per cent, sines from Salt Lake City, Titan, to DCS Moinea, Towa, however.- At Mtncola, Major Carl Spatz, Lietil. B. C. Kiel anrl Capt. L. II. Smith, who ran a nip ana tuck race through the middle wesl on the castbound ready to start back Ihla allernoon. ugusl and the market h'erfe had not et been affected. It''was certain, however, thai Ihe oots and shoes being bought now for priog delivery were hlghtr in price nd in many''cases prices would nd- ancc about 50 per cent, ncit spring. Mr. Lawson submitted financial which Ehowcd lhat for the wo years ending Jartuary, 1918, hh rotll had been 1725 a year, but for lls year, basing (he estlmale on the uslnpss for Ihe first half of Ihe year, .Is profits woulrl over U. V. Jvbggle produced figures lo show- hat his business brings In o profit of per ctnl. on a capital, An automobile crashed Into the rig [riven by.J. Kliborun, Nileflloun, III' 'uring him and OTTAWA, Oct. decrease 'in the total of Can- ndlan Irade for Ihe six months of the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, as com- pared with the snmo period In 1518, IB shown by Iho monthly, trade statement issued through the .customs depart- ment. Tho lolal value of Canadian trade for Ihe six months' period this year was Willie last year IL was The decrease Is largely tine lo B fall of in Iho value of merchandise- Iraporlcd In- to Canada. 'During Hie sir month per- iod last year Imports to the value of camo Into the counlry, while Ihh year Ibey tot.illcii 4lO. I A drop of >11.112.110 In Hie tolal value bf domestic merchandise export- filing Ihe buggy, led, RS compared wllh the IfllS figures '_ Is shown by the alalejncntl but exports oad of Hie greatest lighters lhal ever Ivtd. ers. r Me f n.3 you'd play clieck- le