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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta THIinsnAY. SEPTEMBER 14, 1016 HAS FATHER TIME WITH AID OF THE -JINX PUT BONUS OUT (Tlie Sporting News) The Ion; predicted seems .to have Come to Wagner nupirr- ently Is done.. But Old Father Tlmo hud to call the Jinx to his aid to put alonuo out. The game's most popurir figure has appeared In the li" O two or three times in a monUi. First it was a ImiUecl.ihnmli, then .lV.ii.iii- ed tendon, and tills latter injury wan nggravated tlie other day when ilonus going in as a pinch hitter, swims hard and missed. Sucli injuries do not mend rapidly in men'post 40 and it Is hardly likely Wagner will get into another game this season, unloss perhaps to hit for some would-be successor who has yet to find bis batting eye. Men past -10, once they arc compelled to take long vacations, also tlnd it hard to come back, and therefore we fear much that Iloiius has surrendered for good his place in the Pirate lineup. Since it had to come, it Is better by Jar that Hoiius retires as he does. Bet- ter that he should be put out by an in- jury while still retaining much his greatness as a player tliiin he should gradually slow down to the point where everybody could see it anil commiserate over It. Tlio latent compilation ot National League averages shows the gray-hair- ed old war horse, ill the 98 games played before taking to the bench, hit- tint' for .1118, which makes him the second hest hitter In his league. Only lake Daubert, also now a cripple, loads him Olio almost wishes Hint Jake will return to the game just long enough to drop below Wagner's batting, lig- liros, and that no aspirins youngsters will ho able to reach them ill tho closing month of tlie senson. Do you catch the drift? That won: mean that old'Honus Wagner, in his last season in baseball, led his league in hitting! But hold the press! Word just comes that John Henry Wagner says lie is not as lame as they make out ahd that he thinks he will got back into the game again "if they will let me." THE usTiinniDCE DAILY 1 IGUKKK -IN REPOin'ElV-GKHEK ABDICATION PAGE THREB BASEBALL SCORES NATIONAL Won Lost Brooklyn Philadelphia Boston New york Pittsburg Chicago St. Louis Cincinnati 75 67 54 54 64 62 71 75 79 .581 .513 .470 Boston AMERICAN Won 78 Detroit......... 80 Chicago......... 78 New York....... 71 St. Louis........ .72 Washington...... 6S Cleveland....... 70 .It is reported that King Constantino of Greece has abdicated in favor of the Crown Prince with Venizclos as the power behind tlie throne. NOW, WHO'S LYING Spokane, Wash., Sent. At the chamber of commerce recently the sportsmen had charge of a meeting, and the chairman for the occasion boasted of tlie truthfulness of sportsmen. "There" he said, pointing to a ten pound trout caught in the Spokane river, business district, "is ocular evi- dence that Spokane fishermen don't lie about their catches. I take great pleasure in Intro- ducing the man who caught fish." At once a baker's dozen of the local sports leaped to their feet, while the true hero sat still ane silent. Giants Win Two More New York. Sept. York made it eight straight' by defeating Cincinnati in both sections of a double- leader hero today, 3 to 0 and C to 4. lolke, the young first baseman of the Giants, won the lirst game In the sixth nnlng when ho made a three-base hit vlth the bases full. New York won he second game hy batting out five uns in the ilrst Inning. Mricinnatl 0 1 New York............ 3 10 0 Toncy and Hubn; Schupp and.Mc- Carty. Second Cincinnati ...451 .New York.........' G 6 3 Schneider, and Smith, Perritt.and Rariden. An' Everi Break Philadelphia, Sept. Louis got an even break bere todny, the visi- .ors winning the first game by kriock- ng Rixey off the rubber in the 7th nning, 7 to 4, and Philadelphia tak- ng the second, 5 to 4, largely through hard hitting. St. Louis............. 791 7 3 Ames and Rixey, Oesch- ger, Bender and Killifer. Second St. 471 Philadelphia........... 5 6 3 Lotz, Currie and Gonzales, Brottem; Demaree and Burns. Boston Gaining Boston, Sept. twice trom Chicago 7 to 3 and 11' to 6, the Boston Nationals gained ground In the pennant are now two games behind the leading Brooklyns. Chjcago'... 7 7 .14 2 Vaughn, Prendergast and Wilson Reuloach and Gowdy. Second Chicago.............. 6 11 Boston 11 14 Lavender and Archer; Barnes, Reul bach and Blackburn. Race Tightens Up Brooklyn, Sept. Pirates Jhade'it'two out of three with th Enperb'as today and, tightened up the National League .pennant race more than ever. "Cooper was effective while the Pirates knocked Smith out of the box in the seventh, Pfttsbnrg............ 6 12 2 Brooklyn 363 Cooper and Wagner; Smith, Del Rucker.and Meyers. Alexander's win on Tuesday at the expense of St Louis was his 26tl this .'season.' He has three, more to to get that if Chicago Wins in 10th Chicago, Sept. defeated It. Louis 9 to 8 in 10 innings of wild ,.nd erratic playing today. Wellman's vild throw of Weaver's grounder sent he winning run across the plate in he 10th inning. St. Louis............. 8 M 5 Jlicago............ 9 13 1 Hamilton, Wellman and Rnmler; Williams, Cicotte, Russell, Danforth and Gehalfc, Lapp. Detroit Nearlng Top Detroit, Sept. defeated Now York in the opening game series 4 to 1 this afternoon and moved ip within three points of first place. The game was hotly contested. New York 1 5 0 Detroit 4 10 0 Shawkey, Russell arid Alexander; Coveleskie, Dauss and Spencer, Stan- age. Recruits on Winning Side _ Cleveland, Sept. with Southern League recruits at third, in left and behind the bat, defeated- Phila- delphia today 8 to 4. Myers was Jilt lard. Philadelphia 4 12 1 Cleveland...... 8 SO Myers and Haley; Beeoe, Lambeth and De Berry. Only three games scheduled. INTERNATIONAL Spokane, Wash., Sept. is believed by local authorities to be a new fielding record for organized baseball has been made by Eddie Men- sor, a member of tlie Spokane club in the Northwestern league. played in 114 games during the season and handled 239 chances without an error. In five games he played second -base, three at third and the rest in the outfield. came to-the Spokane club from the Richmond club in the Inter- national league last winter. In 1011 he ..played .shorUton on-the Portland Northwestern league club and was sold to Pittslmrg for Meusor played with the Pirates during the seasons of .1912, 1913 and 1914, and was sold by Pittsburg to Columbus in the American association. He did not take'ikindly to his berth, however and a deal was closed by which he came to Spokaiis this year. Mensor batted .308 and his playing had" a lot to do with Spokane's winning the pennant. DRIVES ANGLERS TO CHURCH Iowa Clerayman Corners Bait Supply of Village PENING BASKETBALL GAME OF THE SEASON AT THE "Y" 8.30 FRIDAY NIGHT Lovers of the game of basketball ave a treat in store for them when 10 G. X. team led by Tailing will lack up against the "Dodgers" led y L. Dunsworth'.' No doubt it will ecall the memorable contest he- ween the 61st Battery and the local oys and even a-'more fast and fur- Otis game is anticipated. The boys ave been practicing hard and should ravel the distance at full speed. Out- iile talent has bolstered up the home cams nns never in the history of game in Lethbridge has the same itorest been displayed. The teams line up as ollows: G.X. Dodgers I Dunsworth centre L Dunsworth 3. Jones left forward W. Hurray I Tailing right forward A. Kane tt. Lund left guard G. JIcKillop G. .Mclvor right guard F. Bonuell Davis. This being the first game of the eason no admission will be charged. Everybody welcome.. Buffalo Providence Toronto Baltimore Montreal... v... Richmond Rochester Newark Won Lost 80 .56 GO 62 65 65 73 74 SC 73 73 72 69 63 59 Pet. .688 '.54S 1540 '.525 .515 .463 .444 .377 .7; Rochester S. 3; Rochester 4. 7; Montreal 5. Montreal 12. No :other games scheduled. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Milwaukee 1; Louisville 8. Columbus 5. St. 4. PACIFIC COAST Oakland C; San Francisco 2. Los SaltLaKe 9. Portland 4; Vernon 1. Ja.wn MeGraw didn't make any mis- take when he picked up Benton, for- mer Cincy.fiinger.. Benton has been a consistent winner all season. McGregor, pastor of. the Methodist Episcopal church here has a close monopoly of the first class angle worm supply of this locality, and has forbitten any digging in the church yard, the source of the monopoly, on Saturday or Sunday, in tlie hope toa those who cau't fish will come church. CALL JOHNNY BACK Boston, Sent. Johnn Evers of the Boston .Nationals rejoin ed Tuesday In response t a summons sent by Manager Stalling whose team is weakened by many in juries Evers is still suffering from neuritis and remained on the bench A medical examination today show ed that his condition was caused to great extent hv a tooth which ha to penetrate-the gum. ANDERSON Tp MEET FULTON Chicago, Sept. Anderson ot Chicago, who .Monday night defeat- ed jack Hempel, a California heavy- weight, in Kansas City, was matched tonight to meet Fred Fulton, Chester, Minn., before a Ban Claire (Wis.) club September 27. the equal of most 15c. Cigars, Some Tobacconists will try to sell you other brands. SOME RACE Simply because there is less profit to them, on "Promoter" at 3 lot 25c. DAVIS SONS, LIMITED, MONTREAL By losina to Pittsburg, while Phila- delphia split a double header with St. Louis, Brooklyn Robins are now only half a game ahead of the Phillies. Boston won two from the Chicago Cubs, bringing that tribe within a game and a half of the leaders. Ten points is all that separates the three teams. It is about the same story in the ..merican. Boston is hanging on to the lead by half a game. The Red Sox had a holiday w'hile Detroit was winning from Now York. Chicago, the third team moved up by winning from St, Louis. A BILL CARRIGAN TO RETIRE Washington, Sept. Man- ager Oarrigau of the Boston Ameri- cans refused to confirm definitely tlie report from Boston today that he would retire from baseball at the end of tills season, he indieated that there was a strong probability he would do WHEELING BEATS ATHLETICS Wheeling, W. Va., Sent. Wheeling Central League team de- feate'd the Philadelphia Americans, 4 to 3, in an exhibition game which went 11 innings here today. Black- well's homo run won for Wheeling. Ehmko, the recruit Hughie Jennings got from Syracuse, stepper! into the box and trimmed Cleveland in his big league debut on Tuesday. He kept the seven hits yielded well scat- tered. LAWN BOWLERS ATTENTION There will be a special meet- ing of the Lethbridge Lawn Bowlers' club tomorrow, Fri- day evening. All members are reriuested to meet on the green at the BarracKs at 7.30 sharp. Important business is to be transacted and a full attend- ance is imperative. -I- Gowdy and Ragan, working a victory agalnst Brooklyn on Monday gofseven hits. Hank got four in four times up and three in four. Pretty fair clouting Tor the tail end of the hatting order. COLLARS-NOTE THE NEW PRICE 15c. EACH 2for30ct3. 6ior90ctti. 12for31.79 Built fiiHull t CD., te; 'The sales of Noblemen Cigars have 'more than trebled during the past .'three mouths. Have you trier! ono See The New FORD Before Selecting a Car f. o. b. Lethbridge Let us show you the famous YANKEE TIRE PUMP It fits any car and blows up any tire. Price only And a General Line of Accessories attention given to Ke- solicit your Ford btisinetw. Ford Garage Third Ave. 8., Phone 633. Open Day and The New Ca it is the duty of every Canadian to aid the Federal Government, by participating in the new War Loan. You will receive the first in rank of Canadian securities. You will obtain over 5% interest. Your investment in an internal loan will retain within Canada the. interest payable each half-year, and finally the principal payable at maturity. Applications through this Corporation will receive the aid and benefit of our organization. They will have our attention free of expense to you-from the time: of subscription urifir the delivery into your possession of the Definitive Canadian Government Bonds. There is only one price for the fixedly the Government. Amounts of- may be purchased arid as much larger as desired. Kindly ask'for our application forms and all particulars. Our aid to you. is 'free and efficient service. DOMINION SECURITIES (OBPORATION LIMITED. EsublisM 19111 HEAD OFFICEi KING STP.EET EAST TORONTO MONTREAL C.n.J. Life Buildinf Sie.1. J. A McQucKon SeCMlKV ;