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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SIX MFB T.ETHBRTDGE DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 192 round Iron jncn lo come here in 'pcnjon, and as Ihe nnto is a lit.Uo loo steep, ho'E bringing .lack here all done np in a films. Dempsey is tho .fighting .star of "Daredevil serial thriller which onena at the Colonial on Fri- day and Saturday this week. -j- -'tt PACIFIC! COAST I.o; Angclcs-2; Salt Lake' 4, Portland. 7; Sari Francisco 1. (No others AMERICAN ASSOCIATION St. Paul 13 5; Mlhvaiikeo W- Columbus OH. Louisville 5-5: Toledo 20-2. Minneapolis 4-9; Kansas City 16-2. All games postponed, rain. Tobacco the Money Prohibition Officers Having a Wild Old Time Trying to Slop liaoUeggers NEW YOKK. Kent., Canad- ian fip'jcial despalCii to tb.s World from V.'ashington says. "With whiskey loaded .torpedoes shooting unrler across Laku Michigan and with swift launches and other craft smuggling forbidden bever- ages Into the U. S., prohibition agents of the Cliicago.-district have thi'ir hands full enforcing the Volstead Act. ''Malcr v, Ilalrynipje, inspector in cfiarpr; nl rr.forremcnt in Jlllnols-and h authority for :the lorr vxs here today, to sec "rohilitiJcn Commissioner Kramer porrlbilily of strengthen- !ns thn forces and to discuss, other manors with headquarters. Intercepted one of these liquor- laden proicrlilcs said. he. 'The torpedo leaves the Canadian bor- der nt :i> rate of speed under ihree foct of water. When near- ly spent il Is picked up by one of the small boats which Infest tho lake. My men caught .1 crew these offend- ers right In the act. "'The Great Lako with nil kinds of launrhns eggagecl In eiiux- gllng liquor from Canada, hut'we are keeping a sharp lookout anil are fast getting the situation 111 hand. Wo have seized over of liquor In my district in the last several months, and iu the last two over cases of wet goods have been taken." V ore past'30, they, never played belter ball than they are playing Verj- fow are aware of the fact that Wheat is a sure enough American. Ke was born at Hamilton, Mo., and full-bloeilei! member of tbo Cherokee .Indian tribe for a mother. And Mrs. WTieat besides -being' an Indian is an enthusiastic reader of baseball and lakes a great ioterest in her son's career. '-During the -winler Zach lives on a farm near Kansas Cily with this good Indian mother of his. In tho summer she rests quietly on her farm while her son is making a great hit wilh the llrooklysi fans. ,Born an athclle, Wheat is Just natural baseball player. He started playing baseball early -R-ltlj the En- lerprlse' learn of Kansas' City and before he was 20 he broke into pro- fessional baseball wilh ths Shrcre-' port club, then a member of Ihe Texas league. Dub In Fielding Ball After leaving the Knnsas City high school Wheat began playing Inde- pendent baseball wlth_tho Enlerpriso toani. He was recommended to Shreveport, and says that at about that time he was Ihe worst fielder that ever played tho game. Ho was playing flret baso with the Enter- prise, team but waa like a wooden man on a ground hall and his efforts to catch a fly ball were awful and frequently rcnullsd In fiiilure. A'bout all he could do waa [o catch a thrown ball, but eren then it ws not always i sure Ihios 1hz.: hu would hold it. However, .ifconj one department in thu game in vjhlch he did excel, and Ihat was in" hitting, and ho has been hilling (hem ever since. Along about August. Shrerc- port had need of a trvirler and put through a deal with the Mobile whereby It secured n c-nsh rojiDli._. Ifon'nnd a pitcher for Whr-al and ho mistaken" .about. Koue'tchy's through, for this yc-sr he has hitting the ball and fielding his no- silioii better than ever before, which is. going some. I Sixteen -yeara ago Konetchy was a .candymakor In La t'rbsse, Wis. He earned a- month making choco- 'ates and thought' he was doing well. He played baseball for tun. and soon became recognized as a star among the amateurs of La Crosse. In the spring of -1905 Konetchy was 19 yean of age when IMnk acquired control of the La Crosse oall team.- Koneichy applied for a position] with the club. Hawley told him: to] bring his uniform to fho park 'and practice with the squad.' "Hawley Inquired yrhnt salary I was making In the candy shop and when I told him 550 per month he said: 'We'll give you the says. Konetchy.- J "I was, slated ,to play the outfield for La Crosse, but the day before the season opened our first -baseman failed to matertellre and Hawley sent me to the Initial'' hag., 1. played my first game, on first base for La Crosse in an. exhibition '-the 111., (cam. Playing tho bag was easy. I hit .222 that year. In 1306 f hit .227 tlnd In 1907" I stuns the hbrsehide lun.o of .405. "My' hitting that season attracted the attention of Johji L. JlcCl mariager -Df and lip pu'rchasea toy' release'. I've been in the big leagues ever since." "Brer before .as .close ito" world's chainpioiujhip' money as1 'yau are "No, never quite so close'as now." right and a large assortment of' WORK CLOVES in different styles and We feel sure that these goods will give you the utmost in service. The prices are right. Bert Kestef's MEN'S SHOP Home of 20th'Century'Clothing ALEXANDRA HOTEL BLOCK ON THE CORNER WOMAN'HORSEWHIPS MAN TRIED TO ELOPE WITH DAUGHTER Aug. R. Dan- iels, 50 years secretary "of S. ,W. Strauss and New York, and former, managing 'editor -of' the Chicago Inter-Ocean, "was beaten with a..horsewhip In the rjjllwiy toMayi by Mrti'Charles Kl. of Ind- ianapollt, daughter of a former Indiana senator. '_ Cooper and.'daughter, were taken to the detective where Mrs. Cooper told that Daniels had attempted to elope with her .ter, Sarah 20 old. PHONE 665 YEAR ANNIVERSARY i OF THE LANDING Of I THE PILGRIM FATHERS' PROVIXCKTOWN, Mass., lAng. SO. Orcat Britain. Prance and Holland [today Joined wilh the United Slates here in celebrating the "Pilgrim ter- centenary. Secretary of State Bain- Bridge Colby, speaking at ejerclses held at base of Pilgrim monument, conveyed n message from President. Wilson expressing his regret at being unable lo btf present. EVENT OF THE SEASON AT ADAMS PARK LABOR DAY (MONDAY) SEPT. fth 10.45 A.M. 60c; Porcupine town !a 'distributing honor certificates to all her citizens wkfr served overseas. H Service Mm Service Siatlnn fjr the famous K-W MasDolos. All makes ol magnetos, generators, coils paired. Fill] stock o[ repair parts car- ried. All work guaranteed. MAGNETS RECHARGED The Roy Electric Co. 4th Avenue South PHONE 735 Guiding the Young Man's Decision to A DIFFERENT Suit As a matter of fact Young Men demand the unusual, a price that means a DIFFER- ENT kind of value, a style that means a DIFFERENT kind of appearance. To those thous- and and one DIFFERENT kinds of needs among young men of today, we offer a style range and value radically DIFFERENT from the usual that young men have a no more guide to clothintr satisfaction than this store. Young Men's Models' to LOUIS KEEL SHOP OF FASHION-CRAFT CLOTHES AND THE FLORSHEIM SHOE OLIVER BLOCK-318 FIFTH STREET ;