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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1914 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE mm Playing-Better Ball Than Giants and Ought to Cop National League Flag first Boston clinched its place in the National league race 'ask week and now holds the lead by n neat .margin over New York. -The chances of the CHanlB regaining lost ground soems poor unless their pi tell- ers do much better-work. Jlarquard has tailed to win even one of his last 10 gamps, and has been of little use all season. St. Louis and Chicago arc having s pretty struggle for tftird place, with the advantage on the side of ilio Cardinals. arc within striking distance of seco.nd place, and not yet 1o be considered oufc of the pennant reckon ing. Boston cut into Philadelphia's lead in'' the -American league race last week, but the Red Sox still are sev- eral games distant from the world's champions. A continuation of the slumping tendencies Hie Athletics hare shown in the last two weeks, might give at loast a sem- blance, of interest to the closing days the younger leagues' season. Indiauapolis, after- holding GERMANS HAVE HIM puted leadership in the Federal ft'ie for several wecvs, struck a undis- leu- per- ,iod of hard goin'g in Baltimore, while UMPIRE'S TEETH IE M FIST ENHAGED AMERICAN ASS'N BALL PLAYER ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT BACK TO ORANGE GROVES STANISLAUS ZBYSZKO World's Champion Wrestler, Confined in a German Jail New York, N.Y., Sept. laus 2JbysKko, the Polish wrestler, ac- cording to reports, has been thrown into a German prison. 'was horn in that part of Poland which be- loags to Kussia, and before the war liad a ma tali on hi Prussia. When Ger- liidiaiiapolis, hid., Sept. er Bill LJurns of the Louisville dub, yesterday slupgeil Umpire .Jim .John- sic IK- in the fourth inning of the In- dian-CoIoni'i clash ut Washington pnrk following art argument over a play at thr plate. Hums was arrested on an assault aiiti imiiny dilute and later released j on a wish bond of furnished, by' the Louisville club, In the fourth inning iho umpire f called safe at the plate on a rlrsR play, and in the argument which [followed Hums tossed sand at -John-; I .sione. The umpire summarily levied a fine of on Hums. j "Why don't you make it said the pitcher, and Johnslonc said "Kifty it is, at your own request." At this, Hums half-blinded the ar- bitrator by throwing a handful of siiiid in his eyrs and as -Johnstone lunged toward him wearing his chest protector, Hums struck him a heavy blow on ihe jaw with his right fist- Players then interfered, hut it took Manager Hendrieks and a half mm to hold Johnstone, so enraged was he over the assault. The blow which "lauded on .John- stone's right jaw jarred his teeth loose. the Chicago team, vaking many; declared war, it is reported, he, double-header from Buffalo Satur-j being a subject of the Czar, was ar- miles in 13.47. Disbrow Makes Mark Hamfline, Minn., Sept. Louis Dis'brtfw, in racing ag- ainst time at the state fair this afternoon, lowered the world's automobile record for 15 mi'ies on :a circular dirt track. new mark is 13.03. The prev- "ious record was 13.30 made by Disbrow at San Jose, Cal., April 14, 1912. 't- was followed by Chance's resignation. Twenty-five thousand dollars per year waa too much to be paying a manager of a second division team. man who built the cleverest baseball ma- chine in the gatne's Cubs of likely quit [baseball for good, and go back to the orange groves of California, where are his home and business interests. He is a successful grower. JACK DUNN MAY SUCCEED CHANCE Whin He Talks About Want- ing Wilson Will Find Out Washing leu, Sept. M. Emperor William has had it inter consideration for .several days, it was learned lo-[ night, an informal inquiry from the United States government as lo whe t'her Cipnnany desires to discuss terms of peace with lier sues. I'P tu a late hour no reply hat. come, but on its tenor depends to sonic extent whether or not the in- formal peace movement just a week ago tonight can he pur HuetJ further wiMi Great Britain, Kraiutc! and Russia. The inquiry was not a formal one, such as President Wilson's original tender, of good offices, hut was an ef- fort of an official character to deter- mine whether Germany's reported willingness to talk peace was hased on fact. Jxindon, Sept. dispatch to the Central Nowa from Rome gays tele- graphic advices received there from PetrogratI are to the effect that the T-days' battle of the Russians against :he AusiroGerman forces ended with .he following result: Prisoners taken, Held guns captured, 450; fortress artillery cap-i ured, 1000 pieces; transport wagons aken, 4000, and aeroplanes captured 7. The Russian Embassy in Rome, ac- cording to the report of. the Central Vews, says that the German army rommancled by General Von Hinden- rurg lias br-an ueieulLil near Mhvawa, Russian. Poland, with a loss of men. The report says further that the Russians have assumed the offensive Prussia, and have commenced to ay siege to Konigsberg. THE MILLION DOLLAR MYSTERY This is Positively the Best Epi- sode of this Urait. Mystery Story which hns licnn shown in Leth- bridgo. The Entire Kpixode Tlirills with Action and Ends in the Most Re- markable Auto Disaster Ever Filmed. if it NATIONAL .Yew York 3, Philadelphia 2. New York (i, Philadelphia 10- (Sec- ond Hrooklyn 3, Boston 4. P Ushu'rg 4, Chicago 1, Only games today. AUSTRIANS WOULDN'T PAY Crew of Steamer Attacked the Consul ate and Were Arrested Paris, Sept. Havas .Agency dispatch from Ferrol, Spain, says that the crew of the Austrian steamer Sud applied to- the Austrian consul for money so that they might return home.. ,Ou the refusal of the consul, the men, who 'were for the most part Greeks and Arabs; protested and at- tacked the consulate. The police j quelled the disorders and made several arrests. Boston 3 AMERICAN Washington 3. Washington 0. (Seconc partment is the same as that is. given. Baseball in Antipode San -Francisco, Sept. -12. Tern MoGuire. the Scotch comedian, -TVRB regaling Edmrind .Hayes, a local baseball enthusiaBt, with, .a lot of experiences while doing the big time circuits, in Australja Well McGulre the fA-iiatralltAiR Purely do taketheir snorts g'eriounly- 'In games tlipy're as head butler at a rlcha streception 'IMIinaver forget a game- of baseball Tvhlle in the Antipodes It ;'Ufhps Smokes Pipe excruciatingly funny. The opposing teams were the crack 'foams of Australia, and there was a lot of fluffs lounging1 about serving tea, the same as they do at the cricket matches -jiiuyers were the neatest I ever have seen, and I've been present at world's' series games, at the meeting laptown delegations and count} fairs, and I've seen ball players put on some airs. 'The most dignified 'fellow on the field was the, umpire. -He was about 7ft. Gin. tall, and in-liis white flannel suit he looked like an animated stick of eh'aik, 'He had one of those 'Pirates of Penzance' mustaches, 'which curved down to .-his shoulders wore a monocle., ami smoked a. oslahash pipe that hung down to his knees 'Talk about Silk O'Loughlfn and some of our classy arbitrators! They would .never get off tho murk with this one f 'The. pi tcher 'wound .up and shot one straight over the 'oyster. Hla the calabash from his face long enough to splutter 'Stroke Then :.he pitcher sent another straight over the plate. 'Stroke remarked the arbitrator, as ;hb again removed the calabash. 'Then the pitcher shot. a wide one over. 'Ball remarked his umps. Another wide one was served up hy the heaver. 'Ball a remarked tho umus. Then the pitcher ;put another ptraight over the pan. The. urap ad-jtiatfid his monocle yanked the cala bash out of his mouth, and spluttered, 'Strike thrice, and you're1 bloody veil liout. iou bounder1 Take it to MAC He knows iyhat's wrong with YOUR GUN. Fifteen yemrs' experience the, Leading Gim manufacturers of Europe and America. Out-of-Town work gtveu "prompt D, E, MacDONALD OUNSMITH Fifth Strot South Phone 10J2 P O Box ort H naither Manager Frank C tunce nor President Trink larrell 01 the Am erican league baseball cfuh, would make any statement regarding their difficulties, baseball circles put much faith in a persistent rumor ttoat Chance would remain manager for the rest; of'the season. Report had it that Chance would relinquish nis con- tract lor another season; calling for the salary of and that Far- rel had guaranteed to pay Chance's salary in .full for this year. Jack Dunn, manager, of the Balti- more Internationals, was considered1 the most likely choice for Chance's successor, Dunn has been here in conference with Farrell since Saturday. BOSTON STEPPING AHEAD Hogtqn, Mass., Sept. 14. By defeat- ing Brooklyn, 4 to 3, Boston increased its lead over New York by one-half a game today. Buncoed hits off PfeJffer in the fifth, coupled with a paEB, sacrifice, and a sacrifice, fly, gave the home team its four runs. Break Even Philadelphia, Pa., York broke even in ond, Sept. 14. New a double-header today, -tinning the first game, 3 'while Philadelphia won the sec- 10 to 6. In- the 'opening event Tesreau pitched in splendid style. In the second contest, Mathewson was driven off the rubber in three innings, New York kept after Mayer, but the home team's lead was too' great to overcome. DENVER MANAGER TO PITTSBURQ Denver, Col., Sept. Coffoy, shortstop and manager of the Denver team of the western league, has drafted by tbo Plttsburg team of the National league, according to officials here of the Denver club. Coffey was.tried out by the Boston team of the National league five years ago. His batting average this year is over .300. FINAL STANDING OF NORTH-WESTERN LEAGUE Vancouver Seattle Tacema BHUrd w. 9G 95 84 63 59 L. 56 11 87 93 M PC .553 .420 .401 Ml Philadelphia 2, .New York 1 Uetroit fi, Cleveland- 4. ChiMgo 6 fat Louis 6 (Called on account of darknebs) FEDERAL Kansas City 3, "Baltiniore 3. St. Louis 3, Buffalo 12. Chicago 2 Plttsburg 8 Indianapolis Brooklyn 0. INTERNATIONAL Rochester 2, Buffalo 3. Rochester 13, Buffalo 3. (Second Providence 0, Kewark. 2, Proridtntc i, 0 (Scrond gaiej T Toronto 16 Baltimore 1, Jersej Citj 7 AM. ASSOCIATION Kansas City 4, Minneapolis 0. Kansas Cih Mlntieapchi, 0 (Sec- ond St Paul 3 7 OleTClanri 7 Lpuisville 8 Indianapolis 7, Columbus NATIONAL Boston New York St. Louis Chicago Pittsbiirg Philadelphia Brooklyn Cincinnati Pet. .574 V.1 .533 .530 .473 459 .446 .431 AMERICAN Philadelphia Boston Detroit Washington Chicago St; Louis Xew'Yotk Cleveland W I 87 46 78 -53 63 Pet .654 .595 .590 Ml 477 .451 448 323 FEDERAL Chicago Indianapolis Baltimore Hrooklyn Fluffalo Kansas City, St I J'ittihurg Pot. SO .5S3 553 60 531 73 73 68 67 61 52ft 63 (in 69 58 j3 711 NORTH SEA CLEAR Announcement of the Admiralty Is Pleating to the Dutch London, Sept, Hague dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Co. says that the Dutch newspapers express satisfaction at the Admiralty ment that the North Sea is clear.' Dutch shipping, which was held up. last week through fear of floating mines, is now moving extensively. olR CHARLES TUPPER'3 CONTRIBUTION TO C.P.F. Ottawa, Ont., Sept. Charles Tupper has Beut from England to the Minister of Finance a contribution of 51000 to the Canadian Patriotic fund. In forwarding his cheque the veteran Canadian statesman writes: "Four of my grandsons wil bo In His Majesty's service, and I tell you how proud I am of the man- ner in. which Canada has- responded at this supreme moment to the call of the .Empire." Empress Theatre An Extra Special Attraction STANLEY JAEVLS Where You Ara Al- ways Comfortable Well-known Baritone Singer, singing at the Emprei ith." of g them end get Cash PrlzCi. PETE-MTJKPHY Starlaml TiMligiit Canadian Officer Incarcerated in German Fortress London, Out., Sept. P. S. Anderson, the retired British officer who is reported to be incarcerated in a German fortress in Bavaria, where he has been living for some time, was formerly In charge of the Ordnaces Corps of No. 1 Military division, "with headquarters in this city. Prior to coming .here he was connected with the militia at Quehec and aUerward. at Ottawa. SERVIANS REJOICE Paris, Sept. 15, tak- ing of Senilin by the Servians lias caused great manifestations and re- loieing In Belgrade, according to a dis- latch to th'e Havas Agency'froni Nish. Deum was sung in the churches today. "THE MILLION DOLLAR MYSTERY" AT STARLAND of- this.ttriHing'.flint, Tvill be shown at.Starland Uihiorrow. Here is a synopsis ;of :'i'fie 'battle .more fiercely. Sharper becomes the right of wlta. The "Black Hundred" now resort to the., auto bandits. Having discovered Florence rides horseback every, morn- i ing, accompanied by; her riding1 mas- ter. they form a new attack. .Florence- and her riding master ride along the road. A fire alarm causes the j riding master to flee.back bles, Florence rides ou.alone.; The 5 trap has worked, and after.scihe ex- citing accion, 'Florence is found in tha toils of the bandits, a prisoner'In lorelj hut Norton appeanntf on. scene of the lire, sect, the riding ter return, alone, jumps into an auto and ipeeds out the Toad He traces na of struggling to the lonely smashes in the door, fights a terriflo battle with the guarding bandit, wins Their escape and the pursuit by the remaining bandits thrills action, and_ ends in most able auto disaster ever filmed Ten thousand dollars in cash iffiH be> j given for the best hundred, word solu- tlon of this great mjatery i here the story In'the Pollow the Tveek. Then send in your solution. THE FORTIFICATIONS OF ANTWERP A glance at diagmm will out the mylng that the "armies of the world could not take Antwerp J' tt'J (11 he noted that there an outer well ai in Inner line of forts, luuoh stronger than those at IJege, which still holdlnf out tntnit tlie Germans. It Is not thought likely the Germans will attempt lo storm ;