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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1915 BASEBALL THE LETHRKIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE NATIONAL Philadelphia Brooklyn _. liostim St. Louis l Chicago _, Cincinnati IMttshurg New York W. 77 7.1 72 67 Ii4 C5 li'' HI U 57. IH 113 72 71 Pet. .575 .533 .SSI .482 .481 .478 .461 .455 Philadelphia _............1J Cincinnati............ Alexander and Burns and George, Callalutn and .Wingo 12 a 3 Adaiu.s Clarke. Brooklyn Chicago Hfclfer and JlcCarty Archer. fi 4 -1 7 Vaughn Y OF A- G. (lly A. I'helonl One of the greatest figures o! the Kauie iu gone. One of the grandest of i players, ami a colossus or honor ami i high character In the ancient days uf i trouble and uncertainty, has heard 1 j the filial call. Albert SpaldiiiB, j Brent pitcher and grand halsuian New thirty lears: firm that bean, and Murphy. liar- ihe long aso, and Ii.iacl, for more than years, of Hi, firm that bears line, died, and when he passed, liis 11 Boston-Si. Louis, both games post- poned, wet grounds. AMERICAN Boston JMroit; Chicago Washington New York St. Louis Cleveland Philadelphia VT. 90 ill 80 L. 45 18 57 60 73 79 85 the old guard, the men who made tho same first wldcfly famed, was reduced to a tiny squad. .Vr. Sliahlius broke into the game al llockport, III., that little city was one of the hotbeds of the pas- time. 'He was a member of the fa- mous Forest City club, and went from Ihere to the Iloston lied Stockings in 1S71. In 1S7X 1573, 1ST-; ar.il 1S75 the liostons were champions of everything .452 j in sisht, and Spalding's pitching was .419! a prime factor in their success. The of the Boston team went to Clll- .667 .1155 JMroit l> 6 Boston I f Dauss and Stallage Foster, Col- lins, Mays and Thomas. Chicago 2 New York 10 Cicotte anil Schalk Shawkey, Cole end Waters. St. Louis................. 2 :i .Washington 890 Sims" Hamilton. McCate and Lcary; 'Johnson and Williams. No other, games scheduled. !5 in 1S7G, and again Spakling's pitching helped to win a fiag. In Touch With Game Until 1SS1, .Mr. Spaldlng acted as manager, secretary and uresident ol' Ihe Chicago club, and then his energies to building up the busi- ness ot the Spalding sporting goods FEDERAL L. PittSiurg 76 60 Chicago 76 fi-l St. Louis '7? Newark 7i lif' Kansas City _, Buffalo 73 G9 Brooklyn TO Baltimore -la 3-1 Pet. .559 .543 .532 .525 .515 Brooklyn 'St. Finherau, li -WlllSB 'Crandall, ]3 3 11 3 lilue- Plank jacket and Land iinil Chapman. Baltimore 5 13 1 Pittsburg 892 LeClair and Russell- Knetzer, Comstoclt and O'Connor and Berry. Kansas City-Newark, postponed, wet grounds. Only three Federal games sched- uled. firm. He reim''.ned in active to.ueh with the same, and twice took base- ball teams abroad, to England in 187-1, and round the world iu 1888. Bven up to the age of 55 years, he was the me Herculean ath- lete uf his youth, and pitched occa- sional games with considerable skill. On several occasions, o'id-tlme play- ers met modern stars, with "A. G." pitching for thu veterans, and .Mr. Holding's sold right arm still swung with power and vast effectiveness. Of more recent years ho spent most of his lium on the JJaciiic Coast, where he became vastly potiular. and even mixed ill state politics now and then. Helped Purge the Game Mr. Spalding was one of tho little coterie of great men who purged the game of corruption, crookedness and gambling nearly 4U years ago. Ho was sternly Just, but one of the best of good fellows just the same. The writer's last glimpse of A. G. Siiald- ing was on Broadway a (ew years ago, when -Mr. Spa'iding, still hale and hearty, insisted on making an exten- sive round of nickel shows, and, as he went from theatre to theatre, fairly bubbled over with boyish spirits and continual comedy. The funeral services will take place Saturday from the family home at -Point Loma, San Diego, Ca1. The ceremony is to be private, and will he followed by cremation. He suffer- ed a second 'stroke of paralysis re- cently, to which he succumbed. He is survived by three sons. agratli, Alta., Sept. ing in this district commenced yester- day morning, and If ihe first day's work is to be taken us IT gauge of 'uture activities, Magratli's bumper crops will all have pasted from the tstook to the bin beforo the first of December. At the KoHcdale farm, owned by H. Hradshaw. Aii-Jerson's machine sent 3000 buslx-ls of oats through the spout in tlu: course of their opening run. grain is of an exceptionally fine uuulity and its average per acre will run close to the century mark. Besides this fine crop of oats, Mr. Bradshaw has six hundred acres of wheat, v.-hich will L-asily produce one of tlio best yields in the history of the wijlvknovn Rose- dale farm. In thu j.reat stretch oi stocks north of town Nels Chrlstenst'ii started his machine loday, ;md, weather permit- threshing will soon be general. One feature of Ibc situation, however, is the great of machines. Tlieri; arc only seven or eight in tin- entire district, and the owners of several of these have so much gniin Ol tboii- own to run itlirougn unit custom threshing wiM be quito out ol' tin; iiuestion. A long spell of good open weather wonlil du much to alleviate the pressure, but even Hint, coupled with UK; best of runs, will scarcity crowd the immense crops through before' the coming of winter. Need Labor The farmers need help, ami more help. Kvery available man in the dis- trict is sought after, and the great scarcity of labor is causing wages to So skyward. The Indians from the Rlood Reserve are here in consider- aW'i numbers, but a great Imily of wi'il be needed sborlly lo fill out the different threshing crews, l-'orty cents per acre seems to be about the average price for stocking by con- tract, while day labor commands three dollars and board. Lack of Text Books The iligb school students are hav- j ing difficulty 111 securing the m-escrib- i cd text books. Orders sent to Ca'.gary nave been returned unfilled, with Hie j statement that the tests are not to j be had iu the province. STOKERS PUNISHED FOR DISOBEDIENCE Liverpool, Unglaiid, Sent. i teen stokers, emplovcd on the steam-! Seattle, Sept. Hi. Uy deicutmg jer mive sentenced to! the Spokane team here today by a each for 1m- scorc of i; to 1, the Seattle Uub, ,lcrMlinB safcty of their vessel by clinched the championship oi the j [0 ,mion when INTERNATIONAL 'Jersey City....... Jersey Harrishurg........ Harrishurg........ Richmond.......... Richmond.......... Rochester 2 Rochester 1 Montreal 2 'A Toronto 4 Toronto -1 AM. ASSOCIATION Milwaukee.......... Milwaukee.......... Minneapolis....... Minneapolis....... St. Paul-.......... Indianapolis Indianapolis Columbus Columbus Louisville .Montreal, Quo., Sept. doubt that existed as to whether the Inter- provincial Rugby Unioirwould resume operations, has now been thoroughly dispelled. Montreal A.A.A., with whom the final decision practically hinged, voted to continue. Ottawa made a similar decision, while Ham- ilton Tigers and the Ar-suuiiiiLs uF Tu- ronto have moved in the same direc- tion. The schedule adopted last-week wi'll, therefore, be effective, the sea- son opening on October 9, with Ham- ilton at Argyle and Ottawa'at Mon- treal. It is'probably Juat as well that the decision to play was arrived at, for it would have been foi'iy to cease. .Had the big four dropped out for the sea- son, and Its players gone over to O. R.F.U. clubs in each city, it would be hard work getting them hack Into the fold. Chance for Tigers' Although war has made such seri- ous inroads on every team in the Un- ion, more notably -with Montreal and Argos, It looks as if the league was being resumed for the purpose of handing .1 championship to Hamilton Tigers. The Jungaleers were just nosed out of the title last year, and this season have far and away the best chance of Kansas City-Cleveland, postponed. NOKTH.WESTEEN POSTMAN YEARS Spokane............. 1 Seattle .Vancouver......... d Tacoma Toronto, Out., Sept.' Hastings, a poatman, was sentenced to executive three years in tho the 0 minimum morning, for. 151 stealing out of a lettei- Cranbrook, B.C., Sept. the ladies' championship finals of the Cranbrook lawn tennis tournament, played Saturday, Miss B. tye easily defeated II iss Meeredy, by 2 straight sets, the score being' G-0, 6-2. Miss Pye, therefore, wins the Raworth cup, which was presented to her by Mrs. Gus Erickson, wife of A'id. Erickson. About 71) people were at the courts to witness the game. MILE PACING LOWERED MARK BY DIRECTUM Syracuse, N.Y., Sept. I., champion pacing stallion, establish- ed a new world's record of 1.56% for a mile paced without a wind shield at the New York state fair, here 'this af- ternoon. In so doing be lowered bis own record of 1.5S. Another world's record was lowered wben Captain David Shaw of Cievel- land drove Peter Me in 2.06H, a new amateur mark for a mile track. JACK REED DIDN'T LOCATE COFFEY'S GLASS JAW BONE Montreal, Que., Sept. Cof- fey, the Irish heavyweight, spoken of as likely challenger' of Jess Willard, came from New York to go ten rounds with Jack Reed, a husky fe'ilow from Toledo, Ohio, under the auspices of the Canadian Athletic at Sohmer Park tonight, but in the third round, after having been, knocked down twice by Coffey, Heed threw up the sponge. Heed Was no' match for Coffey, the latter landing lefts and rights on the Toledo stranger at will. Ro4d stood off the''inevitable Just as long as pos- sible by clinching and infighting. GOOD FALL WINTER FOOTWEAR IS VERY NECESSARY FOR HEALTH COMFORT yltis efcoiioniy to protect your feet in a- good solid, proper fitting shoe, because you are better fitted for your every-day duties. We can supply your wants in any style or grade of such serviceable footwear that for Style and Fit, along with wearing qualities, car.not be equal- led at the price. We specialize in 'Footwear and Unow our business. foot- be- yond our making it comfortable. NELSON CO. Sherlock Block Northwestern league for the season of Hily. Tlie race has hiM'n one of ihoj most'sensational ever stagwl in this, circuit, the Seattle clui) coming from the bottom to nose out the Spokane :liih in the last few days of the sca- jon. But one point separates the Ta- couia and Spokane cluh.s for second place, and the race will now develop into one for second Vancouver has been out of the running for some time. Use of Coal Cheaper than Gas (CONTINUED imtm: b'noxT PAKE) Striking Figures probably the most striking com- parison oi cost in the two classes oi iuel, to the disparagement ot the zas is thai made by the J. D. Hig- inhotham Co. in the Hisinbotham company used gas during block- This the winter of, 11113-11 rejected full speed was necessary in 'passii through the submarine zone. The Barranca was off Fastnet when a wireless message ordered full speed ahead. The men refused to comply with orders for additional work for each man. The Barranca escaped damage, however. Tories Relumed inP, E.I With a Small Lead (C'ONTIXUEH FliOM FttONT P.UIF.) Prince County NOW SHOWING ------THE NEW FALL FOOTWEAR Smart, Siylisli, Coml'ortaMte Shoes for and (Jhilclre.n at moderate prices. We have, (ho Correct Shoe for everv occasion and invite yon to call and inspect (lie. New Styles tomorrow. HUFNER THE SHOEMAX 3rd Avenue. South six Conservatives. The suecessiul Can- didates and their majorities E. Hughes, 18 majority John McMillan, 1-10 Cieo. Prince County returned seven Lib-1 Forbes, 63; David McDonald. 4-1. erals and three Conservatives. Hon.) Conservatives M. Kennedy, 121; Charles Dalton was given a majority A. C. Mc.Nevin, 31; .John Martin, 14; Leonard Wood, 14 James Ha- ton, 00 Hon. L. L. Jenkins, 35. Kinn's County In King's eight Conservatives two Liberals elected. Murdock, Mc- of 42, and Hon. J. A. McNeil had a majority of six. Hon. A. E. Arsen- ault, another ex-king's counsel, was returned with a majority of 30. The Liberals and their majorities December January February March April May 1913-14 S83.75 111.75 121.75 liS.50 10.05 1914-15 -111.00 36.00 45.00 18.00 8.00 Queen's county, v.'hicn went solidly Kwen. Conservative tho last election, J. Johnston and J. C. The Defeated Candidate. j Prince county T. Gallant, Shclton Sharp, G..M.J Matthews, H. Dobie, S. M.-C. Delanev, Hon. J. E. Wyat-tJ Liberals Bcnj. Rogers, opposition leader Jos. Arsenault, J. J. Mo' Nallv. Queen's Buntain, H.'K. Feohan, A. D.; Koss, Dr. S. II. Jenkins. Liberals Cyrus W. Crosby, John S. Cousins, C: H. Chandler, F..J. Nash, O. G. Duffy, E. T. IKggs. King's A. A. JIacDonald, Hon. J. 'A. aid. Liberals J. Brennan, A. Robertson; R'. ..if. Cox. J. W, Car-1 19J2, today returned four literals and i Mclnnis. ruthers P. McCourt, '.'li. Nelson. K. G.. S.-Inman, Totals .5311.00 I Mr. Higinbotham replaced the gasj with coal on v-ov. 7th, -191-1. Fol the 7 days in November his bill wi j gas For the remaining: three weeks pi November he needed onlv worth oi coal. The Lethbridgc Laundry is another concern which has used both, and are now using coal in preference to gas. The manager, Mr. Farrow, shows fig- ures to prove that in proportion to the amount oi work done through his plant, the cost ni coal nas been la or 20 per cent. less than that ot gas. Tit- Sherlock block is at present heated with gas. The cost is estimat- ed to be 25 per'cent, greater than was the. cost of coal when that was usert, and the gas hills would be larg- er were it not for a special appliance in the iurnacss which cuts the cost one-third. 'The block, however, is saving the labor of one man at least in the 'use of gas over coal. Four of the largest blocks in the city controlled by the same group of -are using coal, and would not use gas, under the. present rates. Claims Gas a Saving But here is a story with the op- j posite tone. Joe Lee, manager of the. Alexandra hotel, declares that tho j use oi natural gas for.all Purposes in j the big hotel has saved him money over the use of coal.- His coal bills were generally around a month, during the winter. His gas .bills have .never been higher than a, month in the cold weather. His summer gas i bills are about a month. His j summer coal bills used to he 5150. i He believes the question of gas bills, is ali a matter of regulation of the: furnaces. He would not be without; the gasi It saves him dirt, labor and inconvenience. Tt is sure and steady, i It is always there. Kiiteen minutes lull blast in his furnaces will give i hini enoueh steam lo heat the whole j building, "and it only requires the use i of less than..half the jets in the: fiirnacc 16-maintain the heat. Increased Payroll Hut the point whicl the local boatd of trade is endeavoring to score is that-an entire use of coJ. .in the city would increase the payroll oi Ihe" mines to a great extent-and re- dound ito thr.-b.mont of .all" concerned. Mayor Harelip citimites tnit thfie uuld be at least an additional pi) roll of OO'I and taking into ac count he porlion of this that would be sent out of the tountn b) IOLCIPU I era working .in'the mines, at least- half or more would be actual cish spent in (hi ciU 1 h s is i bit. i I factor tlte iren believe in considering the quc 'ion of co I ver sus gis FECKLESS CHAUFFEUR Winnipeg, .Man.. Sept. Duncan, chauffeur tor R. R. Wilson, ran over Christina .Waddell Hamilton, two years' old, this -mornins, and kill- ed her inatnntly. Tbis Is the second fntal accident Duncan has bad wilbtii [our mpnllis, m icni Years ENO'S FRUIT SALT been the household remedy in thou- sands of homes the world over. Neverjhas the medical profession endoised an} preparation so heartily and so completely as thib Because __UNO'S is the only and original "FRUIT jll Ihe beneficial constituents of ripe fruit, without harmful ingmrlLpfi. ind well termed Nature's own Reined) A little taken in water acts' as a quick, safe and valuable- cor- rective, makes a delicious, refreshing d'ink, too. It's action is lo Purify and Cleanse the Entire System WWitoUkt ENd'S How to take ENO'S "FRUIT SALT" by natural all poi-ton ana waste from the digeslne organs and tone- new vim and tmtiativtts' There is only one ENDS Sold bj all good Prcfarra only by USE a tear spoonful lo a glass (or a glass) of tepid water. Stir the do not drink the effervescence ha-i nearly J. C. ENO, Salt" Works, LONDON, Afftnti for North America HAROLD F RITCHIE ft CO UMltti> Bsware of Substitutes ;