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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1914 THE LETHBRIDGU DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE 'FIVE HUMORED RESERVATIONS RECEIVED FIRST APPLIED MONTH AGO Mass., Sept. no- tice of Boston, toward Capturing the National league 'pen- nant TV as taken today by the ra an age- in en t ot the local club. Secretary Herman E. Ntckereon announced t application for Beats for world's series games that may be played here would bo tabulated boginnlng; tomorrow and reservations made In the order'of re- ceipt. Applications will bo granted for one, two or three-day allotments, with pre- ference to those, asking Cor tickets for three' days and for any reasonable number of seats for each game, those for one or two to have first call. The first applications reached the local headquarters more than a month ago, and more than 500 were received today. RACEHORSE DROPS DEAD ON THE TRACK Jack Turner, Worth Falls In Stretch at North Yakima, Races North Yakima, Wash., Sept, Two accidents marred the racing at the state fair grounds today. In the first heat of .the first race, the 2.08 pace. .Tack.Turner, -bay gelding, ownet by B. M. Turner, valued at drop ped deacUin the stretch, 'while pushing the winner, for firs! place. The horse; slowed Its pace, fell, and was dead In a moment. second heat of the 2.10 trot May Davis, winner of the race, atum- fell in the stretch, throwmj the-driver over the horse and doubl- ing htm up over the inside fence. Kelther the horse nor driver was in- 1jured. College Gent and St. Elmo had e' their own way in the 2.0 jpace. AT Y.M.C.A. BOWLING TOURNEY TO START MONDAY NIGHT Tournaments will be staged imme- diately at the Y.M.C.A. howling al- loys. A schedule of the season's work was drawn up last night at a meet- ing of a bowling committee compos- ed of A. M. Marshall, Chas. Car- Leon Cnrley, secretary H. Nicholson, chairman, and Physical In- structor Thompson. It was decided to start the A. J. Irving competition Monday tal plus to decide the championship and the possession of an elegant pair of bowling shoes. There ate ten men ent'.'red and two rounds will.be play- ed. ffl MOB M. mms. EX-LETHBRIDGE POLICEMAN, AT SASKATOON, WRESTLED MID- DLEWEIGHT CHAMPION Saskatoon, Saak., Sept. Cutler, world's champion middle- weight wrestler, was the most surprise etl man in the Empire Theatre last Ight, when he went on the'mat with Tuck Taylor, in a handicap match, In which he agreed to take two falls within 90 minutes. The champion failed to pin the local man's should- ers even once, and so well did Taylor perform that he was behind time and A toarn tournament will be com- lisln? hfs Breat BtrenEtn menced early in October. Each mem- to such good effect her of the committee has been dtsig- that he forced Cut er to work io nated to sec three or four well known from beins thrtfffn- The match was fast and clevnr [jowlers each with the idea of secur- ing them as captains of teams for the :ourney. It is expected that many irofcssions and business lints will be represented. There will he no-entrance fee charg- ed and the rules of the American Bowling Congress will he adopted. Things hummed around the Y. M. A. bowling alleys last year, but: the fun of last season will be eclipsed season by far. Get in line, hoys. throughout. The main attraction was preceded by a six-round boxing exhi- bition and a wrestling raateh between Clarence Ecklund, the Canadian mid- dleweight champion, and A. H. Thode of Sutherland. IPRBDDIE WELSH v VVHITE Match (B Almoit Arranged Between the Two Lightweight Fighters York, N.Y., Sept. I White, Chicago's militant eigM, lie on .the verge of-realizing his fond- est ring meeting 'with ITreddie- Welsh for the world's light- weight championship. The match lias i not "b'een, consummated as yet, for :Prederick, at the present moment, is too reaping the reward of his great victory over. -Willie Ritchie to be molested with such trivial matters. Rut" there is 'hope. Welsh has pro- aaised'White1 aa opportunity'to talk over -terms just as soon as Freddie tires of the glare of" the calcium; Right' now, Welsh ia tilling the dear Ameri can public, from behind the foot how he won .the championship from Ritchie. He tiie battle ep-vividly that he leaves no question in the minds of JiJs auditors but that he was entitled to the decision. Of T 9 JL Finally Settled as Opening Day o" Big Baseball Tilt TIP TO GOLFERS Here's a tip for the golf fans: Quite a few of the Red Sox BtarB are some chestnuts in the bonnio Scotch game. TJie.v have H novel stunt to obtain accuracy. Crossing a couple of matches on the .floor In the dressing room so iliat the end of one is a fraction of an inch above boards, take an iron and pro- ceed to try and light the match. A perfect swing, with plenty of force and snap 'behind It, will ignite the sulphur. And It takes some drive to hit exactly right without top- ping, or taking the force out. of the wallop 'by glancing the head of the club off the flooring. Yet some of the players can do it Ume after time In really remarkable fashion. BPIfilAN ULLUIHM TORY FROM PARIS SAYS THAT DRIVER OF CAR WAS A GERMAN SPY NATIONAL First Cinc.'nnati 0 and Gowdy. Seccml game Cincinnati j Boston Gonzales Rudolph j 72 I Evidence of the inhuman treatment b.v the Germans of the non-combat- ants of Belgium is being iurniaired on every hand these days, and the facts people stories 7 2 a few weeks ago they were 7 11 loathe to TO-NIGHT From the Flames A Thrilling noted at a liciil Fire PETE MURPHY Latest Song HiU OTHER BIG ATTRACTIONS COME MONDAY COME MONDAY COMING EMPRESS ATTRACTIONS are .EO incontrovertible are putting credtnce chat ifae .nd Cfonzales James and 1 Chicago, Sept. in the sar- Ici for the World's Baseball Champion- ship will begin on October 9 at two o'- clock. It was officially announced by President R. B. Johnson, of the Amer- can.league and member of th-a Natlon- BasebaJi commission, yesterday. The announcement was made after a long-distance telephone conversation with August Herrman, chairman of the commission.' If the Boston Nationals and, Phila- delphia American league teams are to ifc the winners in th-ajr respective lea- gues, the commission has decided on a two-aamr-series in each c-tv. Two games will be played in the city when: the series opens, and two will follow the other city, alternating after each second battle until the title is FLYING HIGH AGAIN Hunters Not .Getting Close tb the Accounts. for It 'weather in too ducks are flying higher than a kite, and the hunters are not bagging quick.feath- ered game these days. Shooting was good for a...while, but recently there has been nothing doing around. the lakes and sloughs'in this vicinity. However, a break; of some kind in tn.e weather will put things right with the man the gun and the-grouch -hat he hue been harboring ot late will lee from his countenance. J. X. Murphy, formerly resident engin- ser on the- .construction department of .he C. .P. R. Alberta division, has been ippolnted to-the-position il Sourls, Nan. Take it to MAC He knows whnt'a wrong with YOUR GUN. Fifteen years' ex- perience with the Leading Gun mmmifccturcrs of Europe and America. 'Out-of-Town work given prompt attention. 0, E. MacDONULD GUNSMITH. Fifth Street South, Phone 1032, P. O. -Box 346. WILLIAM BEATS DIRECTUM I. IN THREE STRAIGHT HEATS AT GRAND RAPIDS FOR Grand Rapids, Sept. defeating DIrectum I. in--three straight heats yesterday afternoon, William be- came the world's champion pacer. acji heat of the match race, which was a- purse of was a real' contest. Directum broke right at the start of the first heat, and William took a two- lengt'h lead. Directum I. slowly cut down this advantage, and forced Wil- liam to a whipping finish, to win the mile in by a nose margin. In the second heat the horses alter- nately showed in front, with Directum I. holding the advantage at the upper turji. Here William took the Isad, Imlding it to the wire, and: winning by half a length ia 2.01 William took the lead at the begin- ning of the third and final heat and never was headed. The first ha'if of his mile was covered in Then eased a trifle1 and William won the heat, slowed up The track .wag in splendid condition, mt a cold brisk wind impeded the torses on the back stretch. Douglas Gowdy. St. Louis; 1 New Yorlv 3 Griner and Wingo Frommc Meyers. Piitaburg 2 Brooklyn S. fl 1 Kelly and Colcman fteulbach, Schhiutz and IVIcCarty. 2 G 3 Philadelphia 382 (10 Laie.idur, F force and Archer; Bauni gardr.er and Uurns. AMERICAN New York 5 7 Detroit -1 11 Cole and Nunamaker Ca- vet, Keating and McKee. Washington t; 3 2 Cleveland 3 7 3 BenLleyv'Harper, R. Williams and Henry Stecn and Egari. Philadelphia 3 fi 0 Chicago .1 We are informed by the manage- ment of the Empress Theatre that thoy secured eeveral vary flue feature 'photo-plays, all of which'will be shown on. dates to be announced later. The first will be known "Alice Joyce" series. These consist of two-part stories featuring Alice Joyce, the popular and talented Ka'lem artist. Each story ig complete in itself, and one a week will be shown. Another series that has won rs. Hammond in-1 Its way to popularity, is "Dolly of the Dailies." These are already appear- ing every Friday and Saturday at the Empress, and will be continued till tiie end of the series. For those who favor a good serial story. "Lucilli Love" has been secured. This story has created worldwide interest, ant people in England are throwing their Is the most sensational story ever oper. tr, tJiii Belgian vrriitcn for tho motion picture. It is An instance of the terrible cruelty of the invaders of Belgian territory was furnished in a letter received this week by Kajor.anil Sirs. Burnett from their daughter, Mrs. F. L.-Ham- Beckanham, Kent. niond, Dura Den, In ilie letter, stanced the cz and the case of a lady friend, of hers who has taken into her home iwo Belgian refugees, little boys o! 11 and 13 years. Both, have their hands cut off at the wrists, the mutilation ieing the work of the Kaiser's in- vaders. Tho IHter. states that many I amis. i are flocking to Britain in thous- 5 2 Shawkey and Sevang Wolfgang and Sc'halk. Boston 163 St. Louis 8 0 LETHBRIDGE, MACLEOD AND TABER BOYS TO- GETHER AT VALCART1ER Charlie Charlton, formerly a theatre hand at and weH-known in baseball circles penned the following letter from Valcartler to tho sporting editor of the Herald: Jlr. Nicholson, Lethbrldgo Herald: Valcartler Camp, Sept. 19., Dear Friends-Enclosed find.a sou- venir of tho Military Camp at Valcar- tler, Quebec. Tim Lethbridgo boys are 'well and have -progressed consid- erably during the three vAaeks :ainp. We expect to .move camp for .ha transport boats on Tuesday, Sep- .eniber 22, when the main detachments cave. The.Lethbridge-Macleod-Taber joys' have succeeded in keeping to- [ether In the-10th'Battalion; and are ilghly elated. over the prospects. of reaching the front. Yours reapectful- y, Pto. CHAMJ13 CHARLTOJJ. I Shore, Bedient and Thomas Pratt, Hamilton and Agnew. FEDERAL Kansas City 4, Buffalo 3. St. Louis Baltimore-2. Chicago 4, Brooklyn 1. Pittsburg 1, Indianapolis 0. INTERNATIONAL Montreal l'l, Buffalo 4. Rochester 5, Toronto i. Providence 3, Baltimore 0. AM. ASSOCIATION Indianapolis Columbus 4. Milwaukee 7, St. Paul 0. Cleveland 9, Louisville 3. AMERICAN BOXERS ARE DESERTING SNOWY BAKER Australian Promoter -Experiencing Difficulty in Keeping Talent New ently Australia is losing its attractive- ness for American boxers, judging by the way the wanderers are flocking home'ward. The middleweights ia particular are deserting the land of the kangaroo at a rate that la giving' Promoter Snowy Baker cause for worry. Ever since Baker organized the chain of clubs in ail the big cities of Australia he 'has relied upon American talent to supply matches. Now that the stars are leaving, the boxing boom in that country is in danger of collaps- ing. Baker has just formulated a rule ]_whereby. any visiting boxer who has resided in the country for one year i rendered eligible to compete for th championship of Australia! By thi means he hopes to keep a supply c talent on hand without to th i expense o.t importing new "men fo (every inatch. in fifteen parts, two of which will be shown every week. .In addition to the afcovs, some 'comedy features have been arranged for, and as they coin direct from one of the Calgary thea tres, their attractiveness can b vouched for. FALSE IS MAGISTRATE" A GOOD PICTUR NATIONAL Bcsfcon New YorS W. L. Pet 84 56 .60! 64 .5-41 77 St. -76 67 Chicago 75 69 70 74 Brooklyn 60 7-4 Pittsburg 62 79 Cincinnati 57 87 .486 .483 AMERICAN Philadelphia 93 Boston 86 Washington 75 Detroit. 75 hioago 67 -19 .655 55 .610 68 .525 New York 65 St.- Louis 64 Cleveland .46 .521 .465 .458 ..451 .310 FEDERAL Chicago 80 62 -i63 Indianapolis V'8', 63 .553 Baltimore 73 65 .K9 Buffalo..........'............ 72 65 ..125 Brooklyn..................... 71' 67 .514 Kansas City :63 -76 Ms St. Louis 78 .439 Pittsburg............ -57 .79 .419 AM. ASSOCIATION Milwaukee 93 69 Louisvilto............ 94 70 .573 Columbus............ 85 75 .538 Indianapolis 86 78 -.531 Cleveland 80 .191 FOOTBALL AT FERN1E Fernie, B.C., Sept. exciting game of footbail between the Englls! and Welsh teams 'was held at the bal grounds yesterday afternoon, in a draw. Previous ;to. the game a procession was formed by the players by the Excelsior brass band, marched down Victoria avenui to the grounds. Glasgow, Sept.. following are the results of the games playet today in the Glasgow Cup competi tion Clyde 0, Queens Park 0. Rangers 0, Partick Thistles 2. The following are the results of scheduled Scottish league games play- ed today on the grounds of the first mentioned club Hearts.of Midlothian 2, Aberdeen 0. Airdriwiriians 0, Kilmarnock 3. Ayr United 1, St. Mirren 2. Dundee 1, Celtic 3. Motherws'.i 2, Dumqarton 3. Falkirk 3, Hamilton Academicals 0. Norton (i, Hibernians.0. Third Lanark 3, Raitk: Rovers 0. Kansas City 8l' 84 .491 iliuneapolis 75 88 .460 St. Paul......'............... 56 106 .316 INTERNATIONAL Providence 94 59 .614 Rochester 90 62 .592 BllMo 87 61 .588 Toronto...................... 73 69 .514 Baltimore................... 73 75 .493 Newark...................... 71- 76 .483 Montreal 60 87 .408, crsey, City 46 105 .305 The bell scene In the picture is cei tainly one of the most thrilling whic .lias been devised in a long time. Tb incident is well worked up in the story When the subtitle "Blood and Pearls is flashed on tho screen and late there is sho'wn a man clinging fron the clapper in an enormous bell as 1 plunges back and forth, spilling hi ife's >bldod in company with jewels h has stolen and has in one of his poc kets, the resultant -thrill can! only he compared1 with: the one given the wild eyefl boy hidden In the Jiayloft will his first' Nick Carter when a sensa tional coup by the lone detective has brought a full dozen desperadoei cringing to his feet. The feature has been admirably as regards the choice of scenic settings, and the acting of the com pany. It has all the elements which make fqr success. Shooting Season 1914 Duck, Snipe, Plover, Cur- lew season opened Aug 23 Closes Jany. 1st. Grouse, Partridge arid Chicken Season opens Oct. First. Closes Nov." 30th. Heavy Bags may be ex- pected at Wilson Siding, Stirling, fialey, Cardstou, Moun- :ain View, St. Matys, Chin Coulee Easy of Access from LETHBKIDGE Further information on .pplication to any Agent, E. Ag'tnt, Your Last Chance At The SEQUEL TO "THE MAN IN BLACK" 'The Fake SEQUEL TO "TH The Whirlwind Kids, comedy MONDAY Gaskill s 4-piece Orchestra iL-j" SOME FEATURES COMING TO THE EMPRESS "The Fulfilment" A 3 Part Master Players Feature "Nina of the Theatre" Being the last the Alice Joyce Series. Each story complete 1 In Itself. THE .ENTIRE "DOLLY OF THE SERIES And Last but Not Leant i- "Lucille Love" The Most Sensational Serial .Ever Written WATCH FOR DATES k Today THEATRE 'The Merchant of Venice In Four Complete Parts WATCH FOR 'LUCILLE LOVE'' The Girl of Mystery GIQANT-ICTPIEjspAT.INQ "hi i CONTEST, 1 iwlth UulrAudi B; tied, s onSrecbrdi B One Of I v iff r1 i n The Y; M. C. A.. Beys Clean-'Spccch! We Build Boyhood Through- Gymnasium Game Rooms Shower Baths Bible'Study Groups Discussion Groups Summer Camps wMfllv Personality Y.M.C.A. Boys7 Division A YEAR'S MEMBEESHIP COSTS: Boys 10-12 Boys 12-14............, 5.00 Boys 14-17 7.00 Boys 17-21 ............10.00 ;