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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETI1BR1DGE DAlLt HERALD .PAGE THflEB G. McManus BRINGING UP FATHER- JICGS- COME HEREJ! Big League Baseball New York rhilailtlnllla St. Louis Cincinnati Chicago Brooklyn IJoslon FlllslmrE First Cincinnati C1iS.cr 'and Wilson. and 13 0 000 Phi'iadeiphla 000000000-0 Oullop and Xiinaniaxcr; Sclbold and Meyers, I3U5llr Pimauelnnla Shocker am) 0 000000401-5 DO Nunamaker; btccTc ami Wagner; Doak and Sny- Detroi Bl 000200to-5 Tool. KOI '..000 000 Oil 1-S 1 More nnrt.Kruucr; Sallce and Me- r, Idvn 100000000-1 Nn'w York OM N Coombs ind Miller; Pcrrilt llaridcn. I 4 S and 001000000-1 4 ....-000000000-0 3 etro Coveleskic and O'Kelll; Boland and 000000030-3 1 Washington 4 Leonard and Agnew; Johnson and Ainsmlfh. ASSOCIATION First S, Colum- 11, Col- r IV Iphla 000000010-1 G 3 000 200 10 1 Kllllicr; Uarner and Tra- Oc.-.t. Meyer j. Hums; Allen 0 and INTERNATIONAL Second "KIT'SI same-Kansas City 2, Toledo' 'second City 7, Tol cilo 1. Louisville 1, St. Paul 0. Minneapolis 6, Indianapolis 1. WHITE SOX ALSO WANT JOHNSON Comiskey Said to Have Opened Ntgo- tlallons for. Pitcher. Toronto Ilalllmoro Providence llorbeslcr liuff.ilo...... Monlrcal..... iUcliniond Won SS ?5 S3 Tn 70 o: si 31 Pel. .535 .550 .580 .551 J31 Champion Lightweight In De- mand in V. Being Arranged WILL PUT UP HIS BEST ABILITY HERE It seems-hardly likely ihnt Clonic Tall will be able lo he In Lcthbridge [or a match on Thanksgiving Day Oclober Slh. Alter fulfilling his con Iract here on Thursday, September 20lh by meeting Jaek "Kid Wnllry ol Iluttalo, Clonle goes to Winnipeg where he meets Cornbloom, the Min- neapolis liphtwelEht. Arrangements arc then being made for him to go south to Minneapolis to meet one ot the good boys In lhat town, alter he will probably drill to tor "Holding the Canadian champion- ship helps a whole lot in securing raalches, and I cxpccl lo be very said Clonle to The Herald to- day. "Every day 1 get letters wi h offers ol matches. They want me_lo 'go to Hamilton, Ont., white I malty offers from Stales cities.' Tall Isn'L aspiring lo a wllh (he terlble ncnny L but he has urious Play Pulled Recently at for the Book Cleveland, Sept. pulled uolher one tor tho book here. In Ihe rsl Inning ot the game, with two out. nd Evans at bat, Speaker, who was t third, started lo steal home. But :vans, evidently missing the signal Trls gave one, took a swing al the all. It went down the third base Inc. bounced up and cnueht Sucakcr on Ihe chin, and of course, automatic- illy retired.him, though Evans gol credit for a single. Tris played along till Ihe seventh inning, when ka found that his bruis- ed cliln needed attention. Fohl didn't wish hbE to leave the game. So an appeal ,was made to Manager Jennings, and the latter agreed lo al; low Speaker lo go lo the clabhouse tor patching up and to return lo the contcsl when-he should he ready. Smith played -llic seventh, and then retired, Speaker !by tint time being ready to' resume work. It'is one of the few instances In the history ol the 'game that a Ihlng of this sorl has been allowed, aod was a fine clemonslralion ot sportsman- ship by Jennings, permitting the sec- ond.best batsman In' life league lo go out, and then in a game In which there was hit one' run differ ence, and belwecn two learns fighllng for the same position. The rules do not provide lor the'allowance ol Iho As the Old Boy Says "If you can't afford more than one Promoter Blunt a day, you'll get at least one good cigar a day." 25cfor3. S. DAVIS SONS, LIMITED, MONTREAL. move that Jennings agreed lo., BRITISH AMUSED AT BASEBALL Provided the war eilats S3 .351 Flrsl 1, Dalll- game-Provldcnco 4, Ualtl- 61 ore 310 re '1. game-Newark 4, nlchmond 4. Flfsl same-Monlreal C, Toronlo 'iiccond game-Montreal 1, Toronto Tlocheslcr 7, Uuffalo C. AN UNLIKELY.EVENT I slole a kiss would (cream for your parents? you Vol unless you.wanted to Chicago, Sept. Waller John- son Is on Ihe market I want him, and money would be no onject in getting lhat Is what Jacob Ruppert, president o( Ihe Yankees, had lo say regarding the report that .tho Wash- ington club is about lo knock down tho star pitcher lo Ihe hlgheal bidder. Rupperl denied, however, hiving any first hand knowledge ol the rumor. One phase 'of rumor that per- sisted was lhat Charles Comlskey has already started negotiations for John- son In an effort to Insure Uw pennant (or the White Sox. Comlskey could not be reached, but Harry Grabmer, sccrelary ol the club, refuied lo dis- cuss the matter. It alao became known today .thmt Iho St. Louis Browns had asked 000 and two bill playerj for Demll pfalt Ihcir alar second Yankees had been nibbling for Prall, but when Owner Ball, ol the St. Ixrals club wired President Kuppert ot Iho Yanks tho lenns, Xcw York ended ill negotiations lor Pratt. DUl Jit; 1IU3 44. moons ho will he ablo to gel a match with Iho undlspulcd llghtwcleht champion. Ho wants-some more ring experience before he goes aller the big fellow. Tail Is lust a kid It s only a few moslhs since he lefl his home In Edmonton and he has bail more real ring experience In those months than he ever had In all his previous years in the squared circle Tall was uorn In Edmonton. His fath er who was an old timer In the norlh coirllry, and who knew It like a book died only a year ago, and Olonto Is now doing best lo make his way In the world. Things are coming along lone enough for Uncle Sim .to get a small army of his already trained big- league players abroad, Ihe most en- lertainiog news dispatches on our na- tional pasllme will be coming from England end France. To Ihe average American Inn his reading accounts ol Ihe game In British papers will bo truly inlercstinc. In brief, one ol Un London contemporaries has termed Ihe sport ".Merry Hulla-IJalloo." Thus far the foreign critics have nol full) eraspcd Ihe common expression o "That's the boy." It Is seen "That-tc while the coaching on tho par of fans Is put down as psychological Interference. v A contest was recently played at Lord's between a team of Canadians Americans, which was won by the Canadians. 12 to 3. minds of llhc Hrilish critics, who are always ,nany good the Americans were ol Ks much lufcvlor ns (ho score Imllcalc, In view ol (he fact going back. Stories that Johnson has not ryiug may nlso be dlsmlEfied. Waller Johnson is one ol tho most carneBl, hard-working players la lha game When ho is on the mound ha is always putting forth his best efforts. Also Johnson's high-priced contract eipircs this year and lie bis additional incentive lor being put there Uying. a g-Dd slow ball, which in years to come may rival .Matty's fndaway. He 5 spending a great deal Jt lime per [ecling hia curves. Mixei 'Em Now FATAL ACCIDENT Sept- J- A. Ms- vely. pastor of Ottawa West MeLho- ilist church and ono ol the best known divines In eastern Canada, Mrs. John Orr aud her llttlo daughler. and Mrs. Orion Hodgson ol Carlsbad Springs, Watch Johnson rb through a ball wcre- killed, and John OIT, so and notice tie difference be- tween the Johnson ot today and the Johnson of Ihreo or lour years ago. Then every ball zipped by Ihe plate with terrific speed. The bitters, as general rule, were waiting warily. Now, there is an assortment ol curves and slow balls, and very oc- casionally a burst o[ the old-lime speed. Tha batter isn't wory. He has lukcn a loe hold. Not Gting Back During the first months ot ihls sea- Eon, Johnson had not readied a mail- mum efficiency in using his new riro- But lie refused to try to go severely injured that he may die, when a Grand Trunk westbound train struck an automobile In which they were riding at Vare, Onl, about twen- ty railea from Ottawa, at last night. through games using nothing speed and bis averages suffered. But Johnson hns developed hat duringthe fi si three, innings the Waller Johnson has come to the core wasc ose. While Stanley, Ihe point where ho must seriously con- Canadian twlrler, was displaying an sider the possibility ot not wmnlne Ifc-ctlve rfcliverv, the fnns complained 20 games this season, hat lie was throwing too fast tor them For (Johnson this I o follow tho ball. The nrlllshers He fell below that snoko ol extra-baso clouls as being is true, but that wns his first year n very "big" hitting ami they were par- big leasuc company Since tier, he llcularly Inlcrestcd In the gloves worn hns always been well abuvo the by Ihe players. The single capacious mill, very much like a boilng glove, For I Johnson this Is unheard of. He fell uelow that mark in 1309, it curves and speed to a high efficiency and his latest games show he still has a. lot to keep the batters guessing. Johnson Is not going hack. He has several years neforc him, nnd hls.reso lulion In taking up curve and slow Dal pitching shows that'he la seriouslj Interested In pitching winning ball tor mapy seasons. ClarK Griffith said recently lhat h expected Johnson to he as emecllve In 13IS as he has ever been in his career. Hat All His Speed Eddie Ainsmllh, who alw_ays catches Johnson, declares he has all ot his former speed, when he'wishes to use It. FOR A BROKEN HEART understand ion tare bwa it- lending an ambulance Can 70.11 tell mo what is the best fling to do or a broken heart? yes. Bind op broken portion with a gold hand, in orange-blossom water, and apply polity o! rs- rice, OaaiMteed well In a month. CIGAR! For that "Happy we Recommend an Automobile Makes CUjirlic Chaplin Like a Funeral 1'rocWslon. Lait week we made a h.ppy with a Chevrolet. Tiill have a Mconil hand Maxwell. thete MaKwelll. one I. flr.t condlllon, and we off.rlni It .1 b.rf.ln. B.tt.r In and see lt< Bijou Motor Parlors THE HOUSE OF SERVICE FIFTH STREET SOUTH LETHBBIDOE, ALTA. lince .Incc he administered the kayo to Johnny O'Uary nt Medicine Hat and he hopes (o hold Ihe Canadli lightweight belt (or'a long time yet la grab oil some of Ihe good coin that loei along with It. Tall of course 1ltlle In gaining Ihe decision over on Thursday ot nosl week but he hni i lot of frlcmls In Lcthbrldge and he IB going lolhow them his best. He knows Whltcy-ls a wiry customer and clever, boIPE ready lo mil It nt any slue of the game so he going lo Irt his beat lor the fray. tl Inleresl is being InXen In the mill, iiinv." -------L ,j gare Ihe American players In the Held a the appearance ol agile lobsters which have lost ono claw fighting. In con- clusion, the chronicler recorded It as a. Joyous rag.____________ CHEAT FUTURE FOR E. ROUSH Cincinnati Star 1. Only 24 Year. Old League. Eddie Rourt, crack oulhelder ol the nclnnall Reds, is only 24 years old ul In his aicendancy as league Eddie was born al Oakland Clly May S, 1S93, and played hli rsL protesilonal baseball with.Brans lie In he gol Into tou So much for stories that Johnson Is DEALERS or- 'SMOKERS Buy your cigan in bigger qnao- titles. Get TOUT order in now for cigan. mium worth Given Away I absolutely free. A genuine offer nude by a rrsponnbM firm. GetfuItpelticulvfbT writing lo MTEmATIONAL CIGAR CO.' 2M Btock WIHHIKC I uc match Ihroughoul the nonlh and number of Tail's old frlennj are ci pectcil down from Edmonlon (0 see the mulch, flullo a number of par t'es are coming In from points In the soulh. Where a parly of ten or more from one point IB made up a rale ol i (arc and one-third can he Mcured from Ihe C. P. H- Tlciels lor th Imalch are already In big demand 'large numbers ot calle being riat! from oulslde points. The out to sw a real champlqnihlp go and Ihey ivlll be here on 20th 1 force.1 j- HE KNEW1 have you anylhln now you've tlyne ames. he next game mark. With Iho exception of Joo Dnsli, ol .the Alhletlcs, he has losl more games ban any diner American league itcnor. la former years It has been true bat Johnson has losl games because of poor support and weak hitting. In he height of his career a considerable number ol his losses were due lo his club being unable lo nulio a run. or Net Cite Thli Bnt this has not been tha CASO Ihls which went Inlo Iho records year. Johnson has lost games when his' leammales have piled up holt a do7.cn or more runs behind him. To break Into Ihe class ol 20 win nlng onmos pitchers Ihls year .John- Eon, If ho pilches no moro frequently than he has, must win four oul of nvc I It Is scarcely probable that he will THEjCIND YOU WANT In our extensive stock you will find the brand you came for then manager of Ih polls Federals, got Roish's Igned to n contract, and play 4 In 74 games with Icdlaupolla club, finishing the season with t swat- Ing arerago ol .33J. In 1916 he hit 298 with the Feds, ind last year with New York and Cincinnati, he finished Ihe season hilling Hit work with Iho bludgeon this year has one ol the sensations of the National clr- cull, lor along wllh Walter Cmlie, or Ihe Cardinals, he has been leading the league with the willow. Baicbiill critics thlnX so well ol Housh Ihnt Ihoy arc already ranking him as me third best bultlelder In Ihe game, class Ing vftih Cd'jb Ind Speaker- superb ball and must not savo till Been Al lo( which brings up the question: It Johnson going back? Johnson has been experimenting. U this case tho experiments were coally lo his record, but not particu- larly to him. He has reached the point where he realized his magnificent speed could not be entirely depended noon lor It was up (o him (o de- means of ball many years. WHETHER IT IS LUBRICAT- ING OIL OR GREASE, TOOLS OH ANY OTHER I! AUTOMOBILE ACCESSORY, STANDXRD, TRACE-MARKED GOODS WHICH USAOE HAS PROVED THE BEST IN THEIR LINE' ARE ALL ON OUR SHELVES. KEEP US IN MIND supplies rise" olher Eamee, J din son has not losl his bullet-like Is Just conserving II. In meantime he baa bees developing BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOWt OF THE CrlEVNOLIT; OF UNION BANK HABHV NOLMAH, ;