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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1917 DAILY IIBKALD PAGKTHREB G. McManus "BRINGING UP FATHER" TRUE; POOR WHERE Whitey is Here mm i League Baseball With this edition, the Herald sport pag: will be In the hande of ill readers at noon each day. Those who have in the habit: of buying a paper for the purpose of reading the big league bill scores will now be ablt to secure the reults from their home paper any morning paper reaches the city. We are that the fans will appreciate this. Live iport news which come, over the wires after the regular sport page goes to press for the edition will be found In an "Additional Sport" column on another page. NATIONAL Won. Lost. New York..... Philadelphia Cincinnati Stl'LbfjIs'1..'- Chicago Hrooklyh tBoston....... Pttlsburg SO '-76 73 73' 71 C3 44 50 GO 66 6S 82 86 P.O. ..611 .555 ''.533 .525 .511 .407 .375 .338 AMERICAN Won. Lost. Chicago Boston Cleveland Detroit York St. Louis 'hlladelphia SATURDAY GAMES st. LOUIS Chicago 4 Packard and Sriydcr; Hendrix and Wilson. Hillaoefer. Now York .....020210000-510 0 Boston 6 3 '.Bailee and Rariden; Kagan, Allen fiuil rlllsbiirg 614 1 Cincinnati .005311 7 11 0 Jacobs, Grimes and Schmidt; Eller and Wingo. SUNDAY. 'Won Both, Cincinnati. Sept. Cincinnati won both rprncs 01 R double header lioro today trora Pillsbiirg, the first hy to 2. anil the second 3 to 2.' First Rime I'itfsburg S Cincinnati 6 Steelo and Wagner; Schneider and Sni'ilh. 1 Second Pltlaburg 3 Cincinnati 3 10 94 84 79- 10 65 GO 45 IS 48 53 S3, 7Z 09 73 79 S3 P.O. .662 .G13 .560 ..485 Will Run "Grey Dick" In Three- Cornered Race Only at Catch Weights the big three-cornered race between Daldy, Bud anil Grey nick' will come, off oh Thursday af- 'iislternoon all depends on Jerry Leavitt iseslot-Cardston. Both Lund and Hearn .353" SATURDAY OAMES Ihlcago '...100000200-3. 8 2 1 1 Carlson and Fischer; Hagnn and Wlngo. Chicago Couldn't Hit. Chicago, Sept. Goodwin had' Dhlcairo baffled today and St. Louis won Iho final gamo of the series 6 to Sir Louis Chicago Goodwin and Snydor; Vaughn and DIlhoeFcr. I SERIOUS CHARGES. Sept. (ho Mmillanr-oMo a hospital last-Satiir- day of eighteen year oM Mabel ty, a roomer in n Jnrvls street.apart- ment house, the police have placed under arrest one woman and three men on charges o( conspiring and at- tempting to procure an Illegal opera tlon. Those charged are .Mrs. Isabel Cook nnd Cecil C. Clem me r, B. Kennedy and J, McCurdy. The girl Is laid lo be progressing favorably am' Will recover. Detroit........000 Ml 21r-4 10 3 nussell, Danforth and Schalk; Danss and Stanage. Second s 2 Detroit.. ..J. ..000 5 1 Fabcr and ?chalk; Cunningham Spencer. Philadelphia 2 3 Washington 12 0 Second Philadelphia.....000090000-0 6, 0 Washington a 0 Schauer and JTeyer" Johnson and Ainsmith. Boston 0 Now York-.. 000 6" 3 Itillh and Cullop, Shocker, Monroe and Cleveland J21 12 0 St. Ixmls 10 Coveleaki, f lor Jon; Woods and 'O' v'elll; Davenport, Oroom, Wright and late, Hartley. SUNDAY P.AMES. Chlcago, American eaguo season closed. In Chicago to day, wilh a four toHSrw-victory to lie locals, after 10 Innings, the wjnn ing rim was forced the pan. Chi cago as a result of lodar'i victory lelf 'or Its final stand. In east, elgh games In the St. fxmts OOi) 030 CO.Q 8 Chicago .....020 000 100 "10 Davenport and Sererold; WillUms Clcotlo and S Detroit, Sept.' tie feated Detroit cd yaijic today, iMt the season here. Cobb broke hli bai ting slump, getting -Jt on ball ".it.. 9 10 ind three clean hits. Cleveland Detroit Ba gble and O'Neill i SUnage. j Someone is Going to Be Lucky! He will be the one who the Chulmcra we art offering.' It Ii In perfect ttr.itttia; w" are irtlU wonrferlng what on earth former wa> think he (et have It. But ht a MITCHELL and'couldn't altep nighti till he It; how wti a Chalmen to aell at a barjaln. Trw price? jtu't IhlnKtlw printer mlftakt, down and It Ititn wtil hardly Bijou Motor Parlors Jack "Kid" Whiiey arrived this morning from Winnipeg for his bout with Clonle Tait, the Canad- ian Hghtweight-champion at the Majestic theatre on' Thursday night of this week. Whitey ap- pears to be-in the pink and his manager Dave Beaver declared that he will put up the bout of his career in an 'effort to wrest the Canadian championship from the Edmonton boy. The Canadian msney in the advertising and steady stream of bouts that' it brings, and is worth The fans will have a big chance tonight to jlok over Tait He will appear at to be held In the Majestic where the ring has been put in. place. Every fan In the city is inVited to 'see Tail work. He wiiriake on four good; boys. "'Arrangements are being made today, to give an opportunity to apepar in a-'pub- lic m6rrow, nightjj-''.'. ve posted their siieheLs of {100. In letter from C. Ii. Cheeseman of ardslon, who Is looking after Leav t's interests he'states (iellnilely thai e will not run at set weights ot 111 a three-cornered race. He wil ce Lund at the weight, hut he de "ands catch weights for Beam's ce, and if the three horses run to- ethev he wants catch weights. Mr hccscrnan declares that Lund has a rofessional and that in thi eason he wants a set weight; As _. _ _ or the pony-raco he also demand SaVS It's Poor Stuff and Will atch weights. Things do not look right (or the'race although It is 4s the Old Boy Says: "I don't claim rival cigars are not good, because some are, bat I maintain that Prmoter Bloats are far in advance of the next on the 25 cents for 3. S. DAMS SONS, LIMITED, MONTREAL. ossiblc the horses may come in and rrangements may be made on. the round for Hie even's. TOO UGLY TO JOIN SERVICE Never Catch on With the British People NAP LAJ01E Manager ol the Toronto Leafs, who won ths International League. THE HOUSE OF SERVICE SOUTH Y LETHMIDOC, ALTA. John Nc-Ison former St. Paul bo.ter. is too ugly to loin ilales navy. John Is a lightweight 30xcr, an'd his real name Is Porter S'clson Newman. lie la also too.ugly o get into the army. He get nto the army first, and when the navy ejected him the othei prlrtC irii really hurt and ho take he- matter up to Secretary Daniels. After the army had rejected John he get a letter from Joe Welling, the losing cartoonist, who drew a picllire if John, showing all the fine points ol his facial contour. This picture did apt please John any too well, so ho decided to get into the navy and have ,hc laugh on Joe. So he went to the Great Lakes train Ing'station and mndo his application The doctor looked John over and shook his head. Then he gave Join a card which stated that ho was re Jeclcrt because: Hojjas imperfect speech. lie ha a deforinea'rigril arm, He has a frac- tured nose. He has a crooked ear. John admitted all these little blem- ishes, Bill couldn't why they-should-bar hini from-..the-war. He went-to Lieut. Rctarfs arid gave him.a'talV. "Sme I know I said John to "but Vbat of yoii'were maile-Mi esnlalneii the lieutenant, "yon coMdn't make the men understand yon. Every- thing would go lo pol while you were trying to gel a command out ot your system." ASSOCIATION' SATURDA'Y GAMES. Kansas City Indtanapolis 2. St. Paul 7, Toledo 1. Milwaukee, B, Louisville 8 Minneapolis 12, Columbus .10. SUNDAY GAMES. Tint City 1, Indian- apolis 4. Second City 0, !n- First 1. LonU-t 4 t Second Louis- ville 8 First gume-St Paul 1, Toledo 1 Second Paul 3, 1. First Minneapolis Colum- bus 6. Second 5, Col- imiljpn 10 That ball game at Lord's recently letween Canadian and American army .earns has English sport writers stand- rie on their heads. ;Some think basc- jall botind to replace cricket afler the ar.' Others think H a mighty poor gamo .Indeed. Here is the way a writer 'of the latter opinion sizes it up: "A number o[ spectators encroach- ing on the turf aud marring the view and tho pleasure of'everybody bchinc them; a series of raucous shouts-anf cries; a great monotony of "pitching' without the playermalslng a stroke at all; now and then a blind slog any where, the of all the ball was was tho scene at yesterda: when several thousand people turned np'. to see n team representing the United StaCes play another represent Ins Canada, the "gate" money going Rochester, X. Y., Sept. nant aft rarned the premier honors in the In- Toronto, tor a ciose struggle between VYHAT SECONDS TELL FIGHTERS Ring Performers Usually Advised by Less Skilful Boxers One of Llio inscrutable mysteries o the prize ring is what seconds tcl their principles between rounds. Thoso who aro in the habit of tending cxhibfjions of the manly ,ar have noticed that boxers are seconded by battlers who are less skilful than themselves, What counsel a tiam performer who when he Is in Iho ring himself gen- erally gets struck ex- cept tho gong can give a.rauch clev- orur uuxef Is something that will al- ways remain an unsolved lo tlio uninitiated. We once.sat close enough lo the corner of a .sterling ring gladiator whose chlet of staff was a much In- ferior fighter, to of the i advice he was earneslly Imparting It from a llme back to cricket point _ of view Is _ no ya let Mm hit yo with that ernatlonal league and the pennant on Saturday at Rochester when they took both ends of a double header with the Hustlers and snatched the junling from Providence. The final ;ame for the Leafs marked the clos- 'ng ot a very- strenuous session and one of Uie tightest and hardest races for the leadership that the league baa over seen.- Tho league was won, by Toronto with the last game and was [hereby a more creditable victory, -as it left, no loopholes for the Grays to come through or any alibi for them, because they failed to ''overcome the Toronto clan. The every-ftve-year came true, 'for the Leafs have captured the title every five times they have tried for the last twenty years, and the honor is all the more appreciated- for it looks as If this will he the last time that an in- ternational championship will be con- tested unlil after the war, and per- haps never again by the Toronto club. Official Standing. New York, Sent. Barrow, president of the International league, tonight made public the final stand ing of the clubs In the league for the 1917 season, which closed today, ani declared Toronto winner of the'pen "oronto clinched the premier honor >y taking both jrames. of a double leader from, on Satarday. The standing ot the teams follows: INTERNATIONAL Won. Lost. P.O. Toronto.'........ 93 61 .604 "rovHence 9D Baltimore 88 Newark ,86 Rochester Buffalo Richmond 72 67 56 61 ei 68 82 84 94 94 .591 .553 .46 8 .44 .373 Ml First gamer-Toronto 1, 5, 1; Roch- ester 0, 3, 2. Second 6, 2, Rochester 1, 6, 0: Providence 6, Newark 2, First 0, 6, 2; Buf- falo 3, 10, 2. Second .1, t, t; Buffalo 0, 5, 1. .'Baltimore-Richmond, both gasm postponed, rriin. f First gamer-Providence 3, 11, Newark 1, 10, 2. Second 1, S, I; Newark 3, 7, 0. APPLY TO ENLIST. Halifax, N. has been a. marked' increase in the num- ber of applications enlistment at the recrulling stations here, but nearly fifty per cent of the appllcantB during the week have-been rejected or some form" of disability. question whatever that baseball is a very poor game Indeed. Much has" been written and said about the fault- less.catching and fielding and throw- Ing ot the baseball players. Armed as each one la with a huge glove on the left hand, with a web between the thumb and the first finger of the glove, it fs a matter of great dlfflculty to drop a patch or bo. guilty, of rqisfield- Ing. -The throwing Is certainly straight and hard, bit in most cases [here Is only one direction in which [o throw, and the fielder is usually facing, more or less. Iri that direction, ought lo bo rarely guilty ot throw- ing.wide. The difftonltles of the game hare been greatly exaggerated, apart [rom tho play of the striker, the rc-st of the game appearing very easy.- Of the wonderful swerving -upward and outward and downward, at which, we are told any average pitcher Is.a great adopt, there was practically none IK evidence yesterday. To the. unlnitla'.- cd it Is believed that when a side makes n number of runs the baseball has been good, but such is not the case. The fewcfr the runs the betfer the fact which drew frem thfc king when he saw a game ca (ta na- tive, soil the very wise remark, y.'It acorns to me that the better the game [be dnller it Is." .'That the came will necer suit the British rnenl Js assured by reason cf Ifa sheer mbnotony, the fluky character of Its hitting xieclianlcal aM which, la'thc shapi 6( a glote, lends to nega- tlve the human In Ihe case every catch produces decided left Jab he asked. There was ah inarticulate murmur in reply. "When he swings.that right just fall over on his-left was the next gem ot counsel that fell from Ihc second's lips. Then the gong clanged, and the. battlers went at it aga'ln for the three minutes. When the pug was pnco more, seat- ed this second said: "His left Is no good, why don't ya cross your right over on hjm, In Ihe round that foUoweii, his boxer was floored by a terrific left book, so n the next Interval the second sagely remarked: out for that left. Didn't I iell you It wos And so on until the end of the mill The boxer" who .had this seconc would have been much better off I Ills aide had confined himself lo wield ing Ihe sponge and canning his chat ler entirely. feeling of disappointment In Ihe spec tator who Is accustomed to crlcke that it.was the glove and not the man that did it. Apart' fiom these things thei very uncomforlible-looking UB! and the Incessant bulling which the" players are subjected by the Initiated quite remove this lame from the sphere of pleasurable recreation. Indeed, It uld that but for allowing the onlookers absolute freedom In this way baseball would long hare ceased to exist.' WILL GIVE IT BACK Jlexico, City, Sept. I Carranza, ordered today that all real estate belonging to the National Rail- way of not actually- In use by the government, which is operaUnc the- line, be given back to the com' pany. 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