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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY. SKPTEMBER 23, 1916' 1 PAGE TUBER THE LKTHBHIDaK' DAILY HEHALD A new full starched light weight tape smarter than a soft collar TOOKE COLLARS Admitted the best quality.. .and best fitting in TOOKE BROS.. LIMITED MONTREAL WEEKS-MANTELL BOUT FOR THURSDAY, SEP. 28 Articles Signed and Both Boys Hard at Work-H. F. L. Brooks of Calgary Will Referee Bout EvcrvlliliiE is Hcium-al away for theigary Herald, and will be clean everv way. No rowdy stuff and no fake stuff goes with the Sports and Amusement Club. They are out to give the fans of Lethbridge some good i Crcpc Now Thicker Than And It's All Jennings1 Tigers' Fault Jo you know'that crepe is thicker iu Detroit than Fords? That Olak .Hpnrickscn of the Boston Americans gels, a sal.iry. for making one pinch hit a season.. That Ken Williams, former outfield- er of the Indians, is a sensation iu the Coast league. That Hal Chase; Hie much despised player, is leading the National league 111 illttins. That .less Wiilard will own ft circus of his own in another season. That the New York Giants are trav- elling like a pralrlo Tire. That the lied Sox arn as popular in Detroit as a rodent at a flabutallte's party. That over at Frank "Dope" Smith's parlors they never even talk about the league races. boxing exhibition to be staged here ihc .Majesllc Theatre next Tliursflay evening between Hilly Weeks, middle- weight champion of Canada, and .Mnntell of Butte. who has lately mov- ed to Lethbridge and is now making this city Ins home. .Weeks has just arrived In Calgary, where he will meet a couple of good ones, and his visit to Lolli bridge was arranged only a great deal of trouble on the part of Ihe Letbbridge Sports and Amusement Olltb. The main.bout in the opening exhi- bition of the season in this city will start at 9 o'clock. Two good prelim- inaries .ire being arranged, and the contest promises to be all to the The match will be refereed by H. F. L. Brooks, sporting editor of the Cal- clean exhibitions of the manly art.j and as a curtain raiser they have picked two of the cleanest men in the game today. Weeks is conceded to be the best man of his weight in Canada. He ha met some of the nest along the coast, and his string of decisions is a long one. As for Mantell. he is a boxer but he is an athlete besides and can hold his own in any branch of sport Further details of the contest will bo given Monday, but by the many pleased comments hoard last night what the fans of Lethbridge want lion is to see the two men in the squared circle. BOSTON LOSES CHANCE OF WINNING PENNANT Results in the National league jnst That somebody In Alaska Is Betting j about sounded the death-knell of an'car full of 1.776 from Sirat" Em- ory. That the Brooklyn chib la already making reservations fa: the world's series. That, the Boston Amoricnna finish iho season with tho Athlc'.lCB, That Sammy Boliue In bottluj; .'MO on the bench tor tho St. Louis Card- inals. That Ilolhe. former Northwestern leaguer, is a sensation with -McGraw's team'; That Sailor Scotty can dislocate his ppckethdok among other accomplish- ments. That.Trls Speaker is having a rot- ten season with tlie stjck. drive hasn'.t any- ttfljigVon -the, drive of. tho -New York Giants. That cleanliness is no longer a vir- tue, but a luxury with the price of laundry work-'goiug up; That Bill Dahleu. former manager of 'Brooklyn, "says the Snperbas will win because 'it ralhotl in the fifth in- ning when' 'Brooklyn was' leading, something lieyer happened Bad Bill's time. whatever slim hopes Boston had of winning the pennant. The Hub's re- presentatives lost while Brooklyn and Philadelphia won. and Boston is now live and one-half games behind the leaders, a margin practically impos- sible to overcome in the. 1J. .games Stallings has to play. Brooklyn is two and a half games ahead of Phila- delphia Brooklyn The Won .Lost Pet. Philadelphia Boston S3 57 .59286 78 5S .573 No Change in American Race All three leaders won in the Ameri- can league and their relative standing remained the same. Boston in lirst place, two and one-half games ahead of Chicago, with Detroit in third place, three games behind the cham- pions The standing; Won Boston...... Chicago 55. .60999 Detroit Lost on G3 G4 Pet .59021 .57144 .56756 Is The Prairie Doomed? (From the Minneapolis Journal) "Ducks are very plentiful this sea- son, and there is ah abundance of other birds, except prairie chickens. The chicken reports are not very en- coaraElBE. uianj- birds- .been, killed by .spring ;Tilat Johnny TJJvers. Heine Zimmer- man, John Mctiriiw and George Shill- ings .would make an excellent ouartet with Ihe aucjjencej composed "of .um- pires. in with' Carlos 'Avery, state game fish commissioner. and ffiiosis IICKETS New York, Sept. cost of tickets to the world's series will go up if Brooklyn wins'the National lea- gue .was .indicated here, by diaries ii. Hbbetts, president of the Brooklyn cliih. the'national commis- sion had authorized the three tenders in both the National and Am- erican leagues to ajrange world's ser- ies prices. Uox seats will remain the same at 55, but many of the reserved seats behind the boxes will sen for instead of and prices of unreserved bleacher: seats will jump from 60 cents tq and Play Series, at Braves' Field -t Boston, .Sept. series The scarcity of prairie chickens is becoming an oft-told tale. .Last sea- son hunters complained that these highly esteemed game birds were un- usually rare in. the stubble. Bird ex- perts then asserted that the. species was In dire danger of extinction. When Dr. William T. Hornaday, the well known game Mfa.s games in-this city, if the Boston icans again win the right to represent their league in the post-season tests, will be' played at Braves' field of the National league, with seat prices the same as last year. Business Manager T. W. Umnin made this an- nouncement Thursday, after the vic- tory of the Red. Sox over Detroit had increased the probability ot Boston's retaining the American league cham- pionship'. As now planned tickets will he on sale at the club's offices a My days before'the series opens. Mail'orders, Mr. L'anuin would havq no'stand_- ing. Box seat prices were set at ?n each, grandstand seats at p. and pa- vilion seats at ?2. General admission will he ?1. here late hi the fall to help organize a state association, he declared that the danger ot extinction' prairie chicken was a -very real and menacing one: He doubted, indeed, whether it was not even then too late to save the species by declaring a closed season for the next five years, though immediate resort should tte had to that expedient.' Many hunters who have shot prairie chicken in the stubble fields of tho northwest for years have pooh-poohed ,nch statements.'They have had var- ious explanations for the marked di- minution in numbers, Mr. Avery holds the spring storms at least partly-rre- sponsible. But everyone knows that the chief factor in the steady wiping out of tlie pinnated grouse is the pop- ping automatics. According to Dr. Hornaday, greatest obstacle to perpetuating the species, after It has been so decimated by shotguns, lies in the fact that it has been found almost impossible., to ,-aise the pinnated grouse in captivity. On the other hand, the ruffled grouse or partridge, the auail, and most..of the wild.duck species can be so raised under favorable circumstances. Once a bird species is worn down to small numbers by the gunners, it finds increasing difficulty in resisting the inroads of its natural enemies'; and tends to disappear altogether, as did the passenger pigeon. The seem- ing impossibility of hatching and rais- ing prairie' chickens in any numbers makes the outlook dark for these fine birds. The legislatures of the Northwest- ern States should certainly unite in declaring a long closed season, un- less the federal authorities can be prevailed upon to take rigorous pro- tective action. ROBINS AND PHILLIES WIN ALSO TIGERS AMD RED SOX AMERICAN Boston Chicago Detroit New York St. Louis Cleveland Washington Philadelphia 63 64 Gil 72 72 72 111 .513 .510 .497 Remaining Games of tho Leaders N'ew York 4. Cleve- land 3. Philadelphia total. 10 games. St. Louis 3, Washing- ton 3: total. (1 sanies. New York 3, Cleve- land 4; total. 7 games. St. Louis Now Fifth St. Louis. Sept. Louis rallied in the eighth today, scoring four runs, beating Philadelphia G to 3 and moved into fifth place. In the eighth inning La van scored all the way from first while Haley was throwing out Plank at first. Philadelphia.......... 3 10 0 St. Louis............ G s Myers and Haley; Plank anil Han- ley, Hale. Detroit Breaks Losing Streak Detroit. Sept. broke its losing streak today, defeating Wash- ington fi to 5. Thomas, a left handed recruit, was effective against the Tigers until the seventh inning, after which Detroit hit him freely, three triples and a home run by Young be- g among the safeties made. Ayers relieved him in the ninth with the bases fllled and none out. VItt hit the first ball Ayers pitched for a single, scoring the tying and winning runs. Washington.......... 5 10 2 Detroit.............. G 9 2 Thomas. Avers and Henry; Mitchell, Roland. Cunningham and Stallage. Baker Makes a Triple Chicago, Sept. bunched hits off Mogridge today and won the first game of the last series with New York. 6 to 3. Cicottu was hit hard but. tightened up in the pinches. Felsch's batting was a feature. Frank Spi single. made his tlmt triple of the season to- day. New York............ 11 1 Chicago G 12 .2 Mogridge, Fisher and Alexander; Cicotte and Schalk, Lapp. Boston Wins In Pitchers' Battle Cleveland, Sept. w-jn. 4 to 1. today from Cleveland in a pitch- ARROW THE.'' NEW 1'RiCE 15c. EACH 6Ior90CU. Cluill. PllMl Co., IK. SI. I'to, till. registered i Sept. DV u-.s wanted. 'lean sweep of the three gams; land's only run came as the result of series with Boston taking final Spealier's lilt and steal, and Roth's same of the'Series y a score o With two out and tlie basep filled in the eighth. Speaker hi: what looked to be a double against the right field wall, but the heavy gale caught the ball and blew it back, allowing Hooper to catch It just- inside wall. Boston.............. 4 5 0 Fi today. poorly supported. Cincinnati...... IS Boston.............. 6 9 Kuetzer and Huhn; Nehf and the burn. I Can't Beat the Giants New York. Sept! Giants? Cleveland............ Shore and Cady; Bagliy borry. NATIONAL Brooklyn Philadelphia Boston Vnw York Pittsburg Chicago..... St. Louis Cincinnati Won SG 8S 78 76 65 co Lost 55 1 equalled their 17 straight winning! and De-1 streak of last May today, when defeated Chicago 5 to 0. Bailee, .whoi has been 111 for several weeks, a strong game for the home teanui Perry was hit hard by New York.. Chicago.............. 7 New York............ 5 11 O1 Perry, 1'rendergast and Wilson; Salfl lee and Rariden, Kocher. Philadelphia Wins Philadelphia, Sept. Pel, .010 .593 .573 .551 .448 .435 .414 Remaining Games of Leaders Philadelphia 3. New York 4. Chicago 6; total. 13 games. Brooklyn 3. Bos ton G. Cincinnati 4; total, 13 games. Philadelphia G, New York 4. Pittsburg C, Cincinnati 1; to- tal, 17 games. Brooklyn Wins by Big Score Brooklyn, Sept. made it throe straight from St. Louis by winning the last game of the final series today, by a score, of 11 to 1. The contest was a farce, because of tho free hitting of the league leaders and Meadows' wlldness. St. Louis today made good use of its hits and took advantage of Pittsburg's winning 7 to 4. The visitors outbattod.! the home team by a big margin, butt had 14 men left on bases as against two for Philadelphia. Pittsburg............ 4 15 2 Philadelphn 1 M J- Evans, Harmon, Jacobs and Mayer and Killifer. Brooklyn 11 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Columbus 2; Louisville 3. "ir.r.sapolls 17; Kansas City S. St Paul 7 Milwaukee i t _ Indianapolis Toledo lam Heinle Zim is clouting the .ball for 2 Ja-nn McGraw In Tuesday's gamel Meadows. Warmputh and Gorizales, and Meyers, Cincinnati1 Wins 3 frorn .Boston he batted Benny' Kaoff is doing better. Benny hit fountimes in seven up including two home runs Ha stole a-nase and scored, two, runs. "The sales of Noblemen Cigars have more than trebled during the past three months. Have you tried one Back Your Aim with Confidence in theonfy Canadian-made ammunition. the one good shot of the trip arrives you will never know the disappointment of a missfife if you use Dominion Big Game Cartridges l. instant When the moose or deer the knowledge that true bicked true urimuninipn helps miiKriljf. i S WiA Doninkm .303 Britith Soft of the other "10" iportinni ii ......nod Baker, who is tied with Pipp for home run honors! in the American league, IN ITS PRICE QASS The quality.of .the Chevrolet appeals to people of price permits ownership for those of moderate means.'. No mttur.f Dominion to I Ihtre ii Stnd forournttri Dominion Building. Montreal Montr itier ILetnbridge Selective Sliding Gear Transmission :with Three Speeds forward and reverse. Auto-Lite Two UrtH Electric .Starting and Lighting System; Valve-in-head Motor; Centre Control; Speedometer; Cantilever Springs; Non- skid Tires on rear wheels. r CHEVROLET AVOTOR.CQ. OSHAWA, ONTAR.IO. BAALIM MOTOR COMPANY LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA ______ ;