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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, IKH PAGE THREE, LETHBRIDGE BARGAIN CENTER Where You Get the Best for the Least MacLEOD BROS The Great Clothiers of the Great West COUNT YOUR 50c. PIECES FOR DOLLARS AND GET HERE QUICK The only place to buy clothing is at Mac- Leod Brothers. The Suit or Overcoat you want is here. 3 Special Lines this Week in Men's Suits, and 412.00 Suits in Brown, Blue, Black and Fancy Tweeds and Worsteds, not a Suit oh sale this week at 12.00 in the lot worth less than Three Special of OVERCOATS With College Collars, Raised Seams, all shapes, Fancy Tweeds. THE LATEST SHADOW STRIDE AND PLAIDS, in Fawn, Brown, Green and Grey Stripes, over 200 suits to choose from, regular On Sale this week for who stay young, we ask you pare tflis line of suits with any offered at on sale at Fur-lined Specials V German Otter Collars, all-wool shell, Astrachari and rubber-lined, regular Sale Price v German Otter Collars, all-wool shell, Marmot-lined, regular on sale 15 Sample Fur-lined Coats, French Beaver She3l, Canadian Otter Collar, Natur- al Muskrat-lined, a regular on sale Very Fine French Beaver Shell, Natural Otter Collar, Shawl or Notched Collars, Dark Eastern Rat-lined, a regular Sale Price 50 Doz. Work Shirts, regular 85c. quality, in heavy Galitea, Navy and Black Polka Dot, were due here June 1st, just to hand to-day; we put them on sale the balance of this week only, on Monday if any left price will be 85c.; Only Two to a Customer, all Sizes, SALE PRICE We bought 22 doz. SILK CREPE SHIRTS at half price, in White, Pale Blue, Fawn and Green, with collars and with- out, some with reversible] collars; regular price all sizes, SALE PRICE, THIS WEEK ONLY 55c. 75c. MacLEOD ROS The Great Clothiers of The Great West PHONE 444 LETHBRIDGE P.O. BOX 1352 SPORTS I! Standing Of the Big League Batters American League Slattery, Washington -381 Cobb, Detroit -367 Collins, Philadelphia -353 Lajoie, Cleveland Gardner, Boston .................312 Crawford, Detroit.............. -311 Gessler, Boston 304 Lord, Boston -299 "Bailey, St. Louis .................295 Boston ................293 Criss, St. Louis .292 Speaker, Btston.................290 National League Wagiit.-r, Pittsburg.............. 333 Hyatt, Pittsburg .333 Seymour, New York............. .325 Mitchell, Cincinnati..............320 Hoblitzel, Cincinnati .......s... 3201 Scanlon, Brooklyn .303 j Bransfield, Philadelphia .302' Zimmerman, Chicago ............302 Clarke, Pittsburg .301 Bates, Philadelphia ..293 Doyle. New York .293 Jordan, Brooklyn .....'..........292 A smart style for winter wear. "2 for 25c. IRON FRAME ATTORNEY 3 for 60c. TOOKE BROS. LIMITED, MONTREAL MAKERS OF SH18TS, COLLARS. TIES, VESTS IMPORTERS OF MEN'S FURNISHINGS. 7 BASEBALL RESULTS A BASEBALL MACHINE Hans Wagner is'the Greatest Player trn Diamond Has Produced If the Pittsburg ball club .should ever be deprived of the services cf Hans Wagner, the greatest living ball 'player, will be down and out. If some of the old timers whose sur- viving friends are wont to flount be- fore the public as having a little something -on any one who ever step- ped into shoe leather can surpass the feats of skill of Hans Wagner, a lot of young men' who weren't blessed by being torn earlier want. to know. Everything considered, Wagner is about the greatest human machine for playing baseball that ever ap- peared upon a diamond. There is no comparison between him and otter shortstops in fielding. He leads the league iii base running. He tops the list .of batters. He is the greatest slugger. And above all, he has a head that conceives :plays'. .rapidly, and that never fails to take' advan- tge of every opportunity'offered. From. the time Wagner started in baseball he was one of the most awk- ward men in the game. When the Iron and Oil League broke up in 1895 and Wagner was looked over by several tEastern League managers, along' Ritchey and others, the younger-Wagner, -was pass- ed up in favor of AL because Hans was so awkward. Yet, inside of two years he was at Louisville, and when that club was transferred to Pitts- burg went along and has been the vsensation of the National League ever since. Wagner started in professional base- ball in 1895 at Warren, Pa. Later that season he was with Steubenville, Ohio, and in 1896 was with Paterson, N. J. He joined Louisville in 1897, and has been with Fred Clarke ever since. His methods of fielding are pecul- iar. He shuffles about the ball field in. ungainly strides. He reaches for batted and thrown balls with either hand, gathering them iri with his oversized paw and throwing true as a rifle. He bats with a long, free swing, and runs bases with a crouch- ing, ungainly stride. But he covers the ground. He makes plays no other shortstop could make, because he combines the quickness a small man with the strength of a giant. When lie started in baseball Wag- ner was an. ignorant German youth. Today he lias acquired a polish through long association with men of manners. Likewise he has accumuiat ad considerable real estate, some brewery and other stock, an automo- bile: and other indications of wealth. He could retire from baseball today and be independently rich. Players of his ability come only once ,to a generation, and a second Hans Wagner is not yet in sight. Al- though 12 years in the major leagues, he looks good far 10 more, as he has played faster this .year than ever before. His retirement, if permanent, would be a serious loss to baseball. American At Philadelphia 1, St. Louis 2. At Washington 1, Detroit 3. Second game- Washington 2, Detroit 0. At New Chicago 0, New York 5. At Cleveland 3, Boston 7. National At Pitts-bin's- 2, Boston 0. Second Pittsburg, 5, Boston 0. At Cincinnati.4, Philadelphia 3. Eastern At Montreal- 9, Baltimore 1. Second ilontreal 4, Baltimore 1. At Toronto- Toronto 1. Providence" 2. At Buffalo- Buffalo 0. Jersey City 1. At Spokane- Vancouver 1, Spokane 7. At Seattle 0. At Portland 1, Tacoma 5. MEETING OF THE LEAGUE A meeting: of the Western Canada Baseball League will ba held in Med- icine Hat on October 25. At this meeting the question of the circuit for next season will be decided upon de- finitely. GENERAL SPORTING DEACON WHITE TO MANAGE EDMONTON (Calgary Albertun) The apointment of "Deacon" White as manager for the Edmonton base- ball team for next though not yet definitely decided upon, is al- most an assured fact. "Deacon" would have put Edmonton in the run- ning this season, and will certainly make it a factor next seaspn. He is a good baseball leader, and knows the game down to the ground, and from thence upward. After the ex- perience of Edmonton it is hardly likely that any Alberta team will make- the mistake of having an east- erner for team manager. The Alberta teams have one field for strengthen- ing up. That is the Northwestern league. The eastern man, not being in touch with western conditions, is at sea when it comes to getting coast players. Toronto is talking of erecting rink for hockey and sporte. Waganui (Australian) sporting' men may offer sculling champion' Ernest Barry, of England and1 expenses if he will go to New Zealand and TOW Richard Arnst for the cham- pionship and a -side. Emilo Lunghi, the Italian snorlx distance runner, who has been mak- ing fast time in eastern meets, claims he will lower Tom Burke'e 600-yard record of 1 minute 11 seconds aiicD" Charles Kilpatrick's 1.53 2-5 for the-, halt mile before he returns to Italy. The Ottawa Rowing having beaten all the best crews1 of" this country and Canada in senior four-oared shell rowing races., will di- rect their attention almiost next year to rowing in -eights, and hope to win the championship- Jinu1 Ten Eyck will again coach, tnerm-" Several football coaches are ed to the head gear that has come into general use in the last few years. The leather covering is thick and when a player is struck in the face by this head gear he is invariably injured. FOR ALL KINDS OF SHOOTING- ,-v'f and ammunition, for allTdiids' of guns can be bad from us We are fully prepared to: equip from onr stock -of peating Rifles, Shot Powder, Shot, Loaded and' Unloaded Shells, etc., any kind of a expedition, and the qtafityl of the goods will "be found of a high standard. It will pay you to ascertain our prices. You are sure'2 find what you want The Lethhriafe ing Goods The only store in that handles ;