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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE THREB THE LET11BR1DGE DAILY FRIDAY, ST5PTEMBER 7. 1917 UP FATHER" By G. McManus PARDON THM VUZ INTENDED FEft ME: Big League Baseball America's Two largest Cilies are Likely to Line Up For Baseball Derby IS SHU SCULL mm The Toronlo Globe of Monday gives he following account ot the champion- scull race between Eddy Durnan iml John U Hackclt. of Minnesota. On Saturday tfternoon. after one day's postponement, Durnan, of Toronto, holder o! Iho scuillug champIonBhlp of America, once more defended his title with success. Ills opponent was John L. llockclt ol Bcauilclte Minnesota, formerly of Kcnora, who Is. llko Durnan. a vcicr- nn and a graduate Irom the amauleur ranks. The water conditions were an improvement on ihosc prevailing on Friday, the date originally set for the race, but really smooth water was not obtainable, and Ilio prospects of the challenger were not helped by the inconsiderate actions of several mo lorlmal skippers, who crossed anil re crossed the course, td Haekcll's great disadvantage, as no is not a rough water man. Wlieu roost of the troubli occurred Ilackelt was decidedly heat en out that was not a phase of the situation that appeared to m-.kc ans difference to the boats that were adi Ing lo his difficulties. The worst of As the Old Boy Says: "Those who smoke Promoter Blunts wonder why some fellows donV Despite 3 for a quarter. S. DAVIS SONS, LIMITED, MONTREAL. and Shore and Agncw} iSr. ooi001000-2> 9 SI 000032000-5 I 'Bbland Cunningham: and Slanage; both games postponed, rain. Packard and Snyder; Ken- drli, Douglas, Carter ami Hson. Brooklyn-Boston, boll games post- poned. E ASSOCIATION First game-Columbus' 7, Toledo S. Second 3, Toledo New York. Sept. 7.-A failure by .2 8 l I the White Soi to win tins years V 1 2 -American league championship would constitute not, only Ihe most famous of form In the history of the stlme but would be the means 01 rouulng baseball of the grandest chance it ever had to simply wallow In a foregone conclusion that the trot under Ihe Nalloni wire flrsl. Hence, a While Soi league n.ii- .victory would bring representatives Ixralsvllle 1. o[ the nation's two largest cities tn First Paul City Uether In a grapple for the world s i I title The commercial ana cine riv- Paul 7, Kansas Lhat already e.slsts between thcEe two cities would Inject inlcresl in such a scries that could he brought about In no other way. Such a world's series would he rem- iniscent of the old Cub-Giants days chfler was Skipper Joe Humphrey vllli ihe WE boat Wnyasslmo who _ save lladiClt his wash for about lhree-1 Qimrlcrs of a mile and 'Jlien crossed rom the inside lo the outside ol the Toronto Bay Not-Suitable Course Referee Wrlsh'f'g.lve Jo's a fine and deserved "panning" after the affair, anil declared himself out for the fu- ture, so Inr as acting'as ah official on Toronto Day. As a matter of fad, It Is practically impossible, with the continual' increase of motor craft and island traffic on Ihese waters, to ever secucre a clear course for racing here and Saturday's race was probably the last event of importance that will ever be decided on the famous island !irs.e. Haekelt's Rowing Lacks FniBh Mr. John F. Scholes, who was Hac- Tait Fights JHere Sept. J20 Meets Jack Whitey, Buffalo Will Be For'Championship rilchmond P. Second game-Ulchmond 2, "rk '-Baltimore 5, Provld- 2, PrOTl- Flret gam "second first game poat ponce! 3. Second game-Montreal 0, Buffalo Eochcslor 6, Toronlo 5. critics say that the Giants infield la tho .ilronsesl In tho game. mjaceiik wi ui" when ihe players used to fight as ball 'players nowadays never can fight. It will a nicker of recollect on of Ihe famous day when Fred Jlerklo, through his failure lo louch second. lost a ball gamo anil a National league championship for the Giants. The Cabs won Ihe play oil and Ihe right Cloney Tilt no doubt 'a few (o enter the world's eerles. to Ihe family pnrso when The White Sox park nt he Siitpol "d a gentleman with the more than persons. Th enpholus namo ot Scully al.Wlnnl- Poi0 grounds will seat than neit on Monday, bul has some distance comlskey park. The sum-up otproD- to Uavol bctorV getting In the "money" Rve or sk games would doubtles class with Wlllard and other J. be a full stand at every 1- Morgans of the' sporting world. tho greatest crowd in tho hls- Jess has gi.-nercd In the neighborhood lory Of baseball. of 1300 000 since becoming champion. The financial lisnefil lo baacba Chrlsly Malhewson Is worth self-probably not bo within amasseil through hls'connectlon with of dollars of previous Willie earns kighwaler marks, for 11 la an.accep ed r J30000 a year.' 'Tod Sloan ac-' fact that the N'alional commission Ihs more lhan dur- year will ilonalc a largo ot "a nghla lockey days.. Benny Leonard UecciRls to Ihe lied Cross, anil lhat and Jnhnny Kllbano got aboul Jll.COO iho magnates and players will do the Honus'Wagner agrees.with Jim Jcfrlcs antf other jportlns celebrities that "they cant coroo back." Hans played ,Ihe final game'of his long andlirll- llant baseball career al Iho Polo grounfli last week. Tho famous ihortslop will retlro the end ol this season.. Ho has slowed up In Holding, and has lost hla bat- ling oyo, hence his determina- tion to anlt tho game forever. kett's juilgc, won the selected tho Insiile course, though .there was eventually HUle choice In the water. It was smooth enough when the men went away at 6.30 o'clock, and Durn- an. Immediately drew lo Ihe front, lie was rowing In his usual fine style, gillie 'Haclrlt's way of going lacked flnlsh, and the ultimate outcome of the race was soon apparent. Durnai.'s lead was increascd'all the way to the turning buoy at Ward's, which he hit lo a. nicety In 10 minutes and 30 sec- onds from the start. Hackett was half a minute behind here, anil lost moto making the turn. Durnau had] about half a dozen lengths, Ihe best of his oponenl when they woi-o siiuar- ed away Tor home ond Increased his icail as ho closed, Hackett was In llmlcillty with the rough water and lad to stop several times before gcl- Ing hack to the finish, where Mr. Harry Dibble was waiting to drop the um-nan got home In 23.31, while llacketl's lime wan ZS.2I: Tho stake money, 3500 a side, will bo paid over loilay hy tho referee and Durn.inMa ready for the oarsman who may lay claim to Ills title. favorite the fans of Southern Alberta. who a rtpu 1311 'ril -t W....P.. twenty rounds, hot there -will be no referee's decision 11 tho affair the limit. He hints also thit Hlnkel will not be able to put orer the de- claion part o( hla bout. He laiiita that the sheriff will not stand lor de- cisions'by a referee. Now you can see at a glance That trouble 13 EolnE to bo caused by hav- ing three big battles on the same day so close together. Canton and Akron are but twenty-tiro mlleB ipart, and each town deiwnds for patronage In great measure upon Cleveland, rhlch Ii within easy reach. 'Hlnkel is actually giving Morris and Fulton a guarantee of In cash Tor their serrlcea. In order to realize on an investment ot that char- acter he should be absolutely without opposition. He should have a clear field, so that the fight fan would have no other place to go. With Ihe match on he boards bnt a abort dleUnce awny, he patronage IB bound to be- dirlded. loth Lewis and Orifflllii hive muy riends who' will aupport Item. The path ol boxing promoter 'Is seldom strewn, with roses. champion." It will be a great match. j_______ each for a. nlne-mlnnle performance n Philadelphia. Orover ClovelanJ Vlciander gets abont per hour for his heallh-slvlng work on a Iraso- hall diamond. Freddie Welsh Is worth about Meanwhile Woodrow Wilson works about a dozen hours a day. 313 days In the'Tear for a trifling J75 000. Still Ihere are a tew, news- paper reporters setting even lela than Journal. Ou? Morton, oice the Cleveland's star pitcher, Is otlll wltl Ihe learn bul hla nrm li lame and recently hi wfis fined for breaWni the roles o discipline. Our Air Compressor Is Now Installed SO DON'T RUrTTHE RISK OF INJURING YOUR EXPENSIVE TIRES THROUGH UNDER.INFLATION. RUN IN, WE WILL 'PUMP THEM UP FOR YOU. AT THE SAME TIME, LET OUR MECHANIC GIVE YOUR CAR THE "ONCE OVER." IT. MAY SAVE YOU A BIG .REPAIR BILL LATER ON. Bijou Motor Parlors THE HOUSE OF SERVICE FIFTH STREET SOUTH i ALTA. T'BASEBALL OHIO FIGHT PROMOTERS' WAR Bout Will Be Stajed In Opposition to Fblton-Morrii'Go. Evidently Ihing3 are not going, as happily aniong the Ohio promoters as might bo oinecteu and wished for. Matt Hlnkel, of Cleveland, who as- pires to be one ol America's leading spirits in the boiing game anil is a pretty big man In every way, Is Ihrcal ened with some bltler rivalry when Soldiers pernaneot charge papers take general ta- Fred Fullon match at on auor day. It Is'announced hy Bernle Slrapp, who has been Hohling bpiing bouts nt Akron, 0., lor a long time, that he has secured the services ol Ted Lewis present welterweight champion, and Johnny Griffiths, a strong local favor- He, for tho same date. They are to it lor twenty full rounils. Illnkel's Canton match Is slated for niteen rounds lo a referee's decision Slrapp says his malch will be NOTICE At an enthusiastic and, well al ended mecllng of local basket bail players and followers of the game, at he 'V last nlrht, a board of la-cmcnt elected and eoveral Im- portant of business transacted. M. S. McArthur was elected hon. president of the hoard, A. n. deMAnby president, It. Busby, vice-president and II. II. secretary Ircasurer. In addition, ticket selling asd soe lal committee! were appointed anrl will hare chare? of thfl work Indlcal cil. In orilcr to gel a line on all le'-Ie! In Iho clly, all or In lending players aro asked! lo reglsle with Uco. McKlllop al the Y. M. 0, A I Every evening except Wedncsrtt 1 from now On will Ire rlcvotcd lo [Ice, and on Monday, Sepl. ITth, th clly .league teams will bs chosen b the following captains: .McKllllp, I Dunsworlh, Murray and Kane, and Is planned to pull off the flrlt fan- anil dance on Sept. 24th. The prim ary purpose of the city league to I pick oul Ihe first and which will play In iho Southern i berta Hie contest be keen. srlmlssHir. will bo chain erf to .forrapT "gmnes I'luly lo the r CHEAPER TICKETS PROMISED the world's scries of last year and tho 'attemlarint squawks over this and that anil the other Ihing, we were assured hy Ihe baseball authorities that there wpuld be all manner ol re- forms Instituted Immediately, says Jayrnan nnnyon. Ban D Johnson, president of the merlcan league, lilted his baritone gh Ihe rest In declaring ere would be notable changes. Ban as quoted as saying that Ihe prices f" seals would be' reduced and the ze of the pot belonging to the ball ayera materially trimmed. In fact, it Is our recollection that 10 American league look some sort f acllon, official or otherwise, KjoKlsuj the amelioration of olil friend fin s regards the admlnslon fees lo Ihe hamplonship contests, although we do ot now remember the eiacl nature ol hal Bcllon. Anywaj', anoiher. worlds series Iraws on apaccf and we hear no raoro THE KIND YOU WANT In our extensive stock you will find the brand you came for j Notice te ratej.ttat m the undersigned, have Utoni the shoollnc lease on the late and anyone trespaaiing with- out obtaining a permit trom wU fee prosecuted, T. B. OTT aid N. PAWS, Bot 67, ruymond. Alberta PERMITS may be obtained ID Letbbridge from J. M. Henderson (at Wright's Jewelry and W. A. Ott.. SLEEPING QUARTERS in available lor these who brins bed ding, ' meals can be obtained a thfe lako 20S-1Z ibout those promised reforms, ably Ihey have all been Aa a general proposition nan doca what1 10 ftyt he will do, and wo sill! have lopea'lhit ho will go through with his depuration, bul up lo the present writ- ing nothing has lione. Unless Ban the same old prices will probably prevail In October, and Ihe Bime ol.f rows' will develop. Thece has been some talk of turning B big percenlwe of the receipts over to the Cross d plan pennil the retention of the old scale of prices ifllhoit cpm'plalnl from the fani. However, that, loo, Is ao Ur WHETHER IT IS LUBRlCAT- ING OIL OR GREASE, TIRES, OR ANY OTHER AUTOMOBILE ACCESSORY. STANDARD, TRADE-MARKED fOODi WHICH USAOE HAS PROVED THE BEST IN THEIR LINE ARE AIL ON OUR SHELVES. KEEP IN NjIND. NOTIC'E! BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOME OF. OF UMIOH MABKY THE EDUCA- TIONAL ASSN. Or-SOUTHSBN ALBERTA Owlnf to advanced prlcM h blacktmrfhi tt ie UM Ing HORSE SHOEING NowtlNO, 0, 1, P.r 2, 3. -Pw NM 7 antf Pirwt FOR SALE N HMD 2 Grade Bocks LINCOLN SMEtP. HARRY GOODWIN KIMBALL, ;