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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBBIDGE HEEALD Monday, October 17, J.' -1-'. iil- ison Phonographs We are sole agents for these goods in Letlibridge and carry a full line of machines, both two and four minute records. CANADIAN PRICES ON EDISON PHONOGRAPHS .Gem Combination Standard Standard Combination Home ...............S45.00 Home Combination .-Triumph The Lethbridge Sporting Goods Co. LATEST NEWS LATEST VIEWS PHONE 1032 412 ROUND BATTLING NELSON IS NO DIFFERENT ness opponents, uiu.1 BUUUIU. HlS Cry For Battle Means j Philadelphia Athletics without for their play against Detroit 1 Downfall of Another Ring Idol Former Champion Has -Not a Ghost rOf a Chance to Whip Woigast Should Ad Agree to Another Match be Miniature Jeffries SIMPLY UNBEATABLE Forecast in Their Favor That They Have Not -Gone Back (By Paul Hale Bruske, Late Sporting Editor of the Detroit Times.) Frank Chance's' Chicago Cubs have shown the writer in two world's cham [pioBShip series' better pitching, better 'catching, better defensive work arid better team work than he has seen ou any similar occasion by any of the great base bail teams of either major [league. If the Cabs are in shape to duplicate their performances; of" 1907 and- 1SOS in which the Tigers .were their luck- less' opponents, they should defeat the trouble (for their play against Detroit was sim- ply unbeatable. The chance of the Athletics in the world's series of 1910. resis soJelv.-QiJ a reversal of >-form-of .the" .'XhV Athletics of 1910 have sever seen the day when they ccuid slip a monkey- wreach into the vitals of the Cub ma chine as it operated in the two series in which Detroit went- down, to defeat The Athletics have been, a fortun- THE >si TH TEAK rVrF Lt I Lll ilE :e Jim Jeffries. He cannot 'get right for a long route against the German, but, of course, will refuse to this until too late. izast was, the lucky man in set- 'titA kelson when-he was just ripe for piirivias..-.- The Durable Dane had been. and battered for. years. He .had beaten .down his men by taking they -could- give 'and keeping after i d wls at ate a11 tirousil tiie They while rsreSk n ?r -savs the Detroit News., Nelson, if he j.complished that with neatness. The: "meets Woigast again, will simply bepfd -ias so commanding thar j has been-really no chance tori other clubs to .test '.heir gameness j In prior the Athletics have, been lacking in chat respect: la twc seasons out of three the Tigers, by pure pluck, beat them to the wire Things this year have been sc mucb the Athletics" way that 'I am inclined to' think' that an Initial -setback will quire all the normal- encouragement of -which Mr. Mack is offset-, The gameness them, and in the process he had 1 :self absorbed so many' 'irashings that i was just-about ready to topple. Ev- JU5 en. when at his best the never, met- a. fighting machine like Woigast .-imagine a Tighter as.hardy, as endur- ing and as determined as the Dane, taster on foot, later with both hands, younger and far the most powerful in sheer strength. That was Woigast. and what chance did Nelson "have 'against him? Woigast naturally had some respect lor the redoubtable' champion and took few chances. Had he slugged toe to toe. with- -the Dane he would, nave finished', him much earlier than lie did.. -After.he learned his own su- periority made a 3ob of Ihe undertaking, -Next time he will walk into- Bat, and the beating lie of Hegewisch will shamei; Why.can't-iCelson be satisfied. Cubs Better Balanced The Cubs are a' better balanced and more experienced club than the Ath lerics. Their outfield is as good as their infield. In catching they so far outclass their American league rivals that there is no comparison. In the box it is possible that the Athletics may answer a Cole with a Coombs, s Pfiester with a Plank, a Brown with a Bender and a Reulbach with a Morgan. But that leaves out of the cauculations- one man who, on world's series prece- dent, has gi- gantic Overall. In the world's series of 1907 anc 130S Overall was the greatest pitches i the writer has ever. seen. Against one of the hardest-hitting teams of .modern _ years he was simply Invincible. -The When all is said and done, the Athletics and'Cubs, on. past per-. formances, size up thus: The have the benefit of experience, having, in three world's series" to date. The Cubs are veterans who have played together, for .years. The team work is prob.- better than, "that'of" any other team" in the. world. The Cubs have infinitely.'bet- ter men behind the bat. The Cubs are noted for fight- ing in-the face of apparent de- feat The Athletics have the best pitching staff, and in Coombs the greatest pitcher 'in the- worldi today.-.-His. record' of iifty-four iniiings be-' ing scored upon is marvelous. The A'thletics lead the Cubs in fielding. The Athletics have the benefit of Connie Mack on the bench, a factor to be counted upon, _The Athletics-are younger men and as a team have more speed than the Cxibs. The Athletics can rely upon tie sacrifice hit because they have pitchers .competent to win with, a .one or two-run lead. The base running of the two teams- is about even, despite general belief in the Cubs" su- periority. It can be seen by the above table that- the two competing teams have .practically an equal and it can. be safely stated that 'the fans will be treated to the greatest series yet played-.. ETTING 'give it 'up. plenty of money, th ere'spect all who know .him, and every reason to take life comfort- .abJe for' the balance of his days. Why take the peppering that is surely com Ing his way if he races Woigast, once again? As to Wolgast. picking, and dodging Nel- basut S, nes ur son-? -He has done what they all date' would never have lost could hope to do -was to tie him. and 10 tie him they have had to produce a pitcher- who could twirl shutout ball .until sunset. National .league told me on both occasions that big Orvie was twirling far, in advance of his regular season clip. That may have been true Why roast him for[ yet it must_have been. On the met those who could be got for the I a game all season. monev that the clubs could afford give. -What's more, some of them were-not so soft either. Jack Red- mond, .can stand up with Nelson in any ring to-day and wear him down, Tommy Gary is no mark, and other lads who are slated to meet Woigast in the near future are hardy fighters.- As to Bat he did meet the best, but did he ever shun the How about Jack Clifford, Eddie LangiT and this Monte Dale? They, all pick the "lemons" when "the "lemons" can be obiained, Woi- gast is exercising a cnampion's pcr- ogative. distinguished himself in. the season's- race. It is only history with him, how- fiver, and I expect to see him the bright star of the '1910 world's series Chance Better Field Leader The series is sure to-develop-an in teresting duel between the executives In this respect I do not expect to- sec Frank Chance bested. Connie Hack is believe, the greatest expert in base i ball, when it comes to discovering young players of promise and teach- ins them tlie game of big league base. ba.ll. As a field leader, however. I "dc not believe he is the equal of Chance, Chance is ever cool and invariable- Daniel Thomas, who died recently Jn Wales, at the of erly a-hotel keeper and be lie was- a champion pugilist- years- ago he made a siir b burning; his souvenirs of the panic into which he cast his men in their play on the _ Knowing what, I do of the two clubs." the situation seems to resolve itself, clearly. To Athletics will have to win the first game and then sweep all before them in the rush of sheer momentum. The moment the teams begin splitting victories, the Cubs wil bu raen. rs ____ Cleveland, San Francisco, and Chi- cago are all anxious to secure tlic games, Italy and Ger- many are also said to want the sports. They are to be held in Stockholm in 1311. The Scotch Whiskey you; palate prefers is D. O. ROBLtN. TORONTO Name Dioiey of pal-aaisc. Oniy on Saturday and Sun- Chance and Davis are even up in ex- brain power. .Col- superior to Zitn- Steinfeldt. Tinker lia.ei y at. shortstop. Both steady and gooc ground coverers, but Tinker works fas ter than Barry as the middle man in double plays, and Joe can cover more territory on grounders than'hrs Amer ican rival, but not on j'ly balls, while Tinker is the more dangerous bats man of the pair. The outfielders are a standoff .in fielding and batting, if we compare Murphy, Oldring and Lord to Semite. and Sheckard. The, Chicago tno, however, js faster on the base paths. The latter advantage may be offset if Slnmk is used in the Ath- letics' outfield in ylace of .Lord, for SOLE CANADIAN AGENT guess. Have yours. Automobile owners are informed that a plant for the repairing of all kinds of Tires and Tubes has been installed by the Centra! Cycle and Repair Works, 331a Eighth Avenua, east, Calgary. The difficulty hitherto met with in having tires and tubes Vulcanized has been eliminated by the introduction of a Thorough, up-to-date plant Specimens of work on application. Work sent returned with all pos- sible despatch. Central Cycle and Repair Works S31A Eighth Avenue East. Calgary. A. J. BARNES, Prop. ;