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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta AGE SIX THE LETHBWDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY. APRH, 5, 1919 UP FATHER" By G. McManus UFEOMVT-THW A CRQOK-J' WELL-1F THE DOC BIT MIH HE MOST BEEN A, VJOULON-T tiVTE HIM. VWCH-CxXi HAO PQT IN THE. HE AL MAN SO I LOCKED HIM IN THE CELLAR; The tit Fans Talking AlbertaCircuit Northern Cities Are After Pro. Ball Lethbridge Is Not So Very Anxious Ttegina. Mcose Jaw, Saskatoon and Winnipeg have formed. the Western and will pro. hall on May 8th. And cow Calgary and Edmonton hare the fever. They say Unit it the Saskatchewan tanks can support pro- fesshMtJ baseball surely rtul AJbertt citlffs can. With Deacon White back from the war the spirit of the old -is strong In the northerners, and they would like to see the once famous Twilight League revived. CaJgary, Edmonton. Medicine Hat and Lelh- bridge are talked as the probable cir- cuit, with Red Deer, Camrose and Stet- tler as postfbilities. -It was only a few weeki ago that we placed Lethbridge's poritkn u a pro. oall possibility squarely before the fans. Wo would all like to we pro. ball in Ijethhridge. but nay, nay, Paul- tie! Not hi anno domini 1919. We're soing out in a few days to .raise a few thousand for sport in Leth; triage.: (liaising a. tew thousand.-: jut sport in Lethbridge the prac- People up north right now sre just ke a bimch .oC troops coming put from Uie front line trenches, after under heavy shell fire. They want something to relieve their minds, a tonic, preferably a good ball game, where they can wrap themselves up in interest, forget the past rear up on their hind less, holler their brads off, chew the rag at the umpire and cuss it 'of the manager, and roast the -living :JeTkho out of wnoever makes a bonehcad play or boots a ball lira pinch; They want, to sft right down there on the bleachers and forget the night- mare ot subscriptions they been aofaje'cted to for. four years and -yratcb, with glee tieir latest subscription to pro. ball up right before their eyes. But, oi, joy! Tbeny don't.care, and tiey this. -year. team has tof. to be off. Pent-np must be forgotten come baseball bugs over in France1. If this goes through, I am going to mt a team iu Edmonton, composed of oune soldier ballplayers from France .ud England, and 1 have my eya on me right in your town. 1 would be (Joins til'3 at the rtak of taking the worst of it, nut 1 will lake ray chance. By the time this article.is published, will know whether we are tackling t this year or adopting the "wait and policy. -L_ v 1 might .add that other Alberta cities would be .welcome. I simply mention he towns that have'eipreEaed a de: to enter into an Alberta league. There are Medicine1 Hat, Lethbridge and Hed Deer, all toriner Western league members. Such a hing as a six or eight-club. Alberta tice' -gained in digfing tie wart. But the few tfemai be used to euppsrt a dozeii profession, al tall-iilayers. in'a, city that'cen't draw big enough gatea to ..make tke teim -we. doiit wfcetter we differ Terr from iajr other Alberta city in that We're going to zens subscribe to preV the bpyi anj etrlt of. Lethbridge all a cliaoce to play thia summer. ft will be hetfer for Lettbridcs to hare 2000 boys and girls and young men and young women playmg them- selves than spending money to a doien other fellows play. .Then-when we all grow up a little well have 10 "fans where now there is one. And wht'n the time 43 rrpe for prpfesslonal hail In lethhridge we'll hare it we'll make ooma to at the end ot the season to iiail a i elicit away tip in the four or five Deacon TVhi'.e, writing in gary AUertan, stakes the proposed league look I alluring. He AUTOMOBILE IDWNERS AND BUSINESS MEN DO you know your own car? DID you ever get hung up SOMflWHERES 20 mtles from Rowkvre, and then had lo be PULLED IN or Knd for a me- ciianle to fii THINQ that TOU coaW hare fixed'yourself IF you had only HOW? Weuld II not PAY you to fake a COURSE ot say, three a LET us iotroduce you lo OWN CAR and mike YOti-.OVBRHAliL it, RBPAIR teach you a system of TROUBLE SHOOTING that will place yon the auraTitlni petition of TOWED IN, ETC to HEMPH1LL SCHOOL I Avf, 1137 errltory before rounding up all trap- ping parlies, the number and exact lo- cations of whom are but vaguely Itnown. B Chief Game Gnardian Suggests Organized District Matches To Exterminate Them eague is not bevond the bounds possibility. ol THE SPORT RODEO na crowd u. happy, e'en biUai iiujirnin so Camrose: "'Vegrtfflle lEltler.and other nortJiera towns are lit into a little cube d 'even if. the change-in ,ifl sa thoojMDd bucks- -And no.ooc to-leare .their coair d the irover. Want Caljary, Too However, we the gams would be ro much worth while or so eenly iatefmting without our belov ed enemy, ..Calgary, at the table. Per Knally, 1 am much for it without the ncfent and formidable rival sitting be ind-a stack jot blue chips on my right, Ip the torra of good old' Sam Savage'aad the rest In my mind's eye 1 see that rightly indeared Stand ridge as 0. G. 0 ha Canary company. I always lovw hat boy, even when he used to In that memorable year of 1910 anrl then I used to hate him for the nek his trains to bririg'Jii 'ete simply had It on he had o do was (o throw his glore right out n the pitcher's box, and we had lost. Sine- times out- of ten almost, his '.eam-matea would collect from thretj .p Pete had started ,o course that was away Iron] .home. My. players used to call him lucky, jut I knew. The breaks always come to efficiency, and Pete was a real pitcher with brains, and a baMplayer 0 boot. .His team-mates had the con- Menee of. Ihe rock of ages behind him and "conttdeace" 1s the greatest Ingle factor in baseball. It l> Not Too Ute "But it'a too late for organized ball this sayi the wise ones. Well, 1 do not agree to a large eilent. But if Ihe public Waal it. It can be Is, only one an- said Sarmiel Johnson, tte irvat leileecnytier, "to or oilier thing cai ahd'tiat li -.Well, If II, we can can a mtetHijCof proposed members' early ss April ?r 10, elect a presi- dent, a constitution and start (no machinery. would give each torn three weeks before May 1, to se- lect S and get the affairs of Us own botne In shape. Open our league May 22, say, which would give us tha benefit of an open- ing day and also the holHay, May 24. This, you SM, gives a manager three weeks In which to pick up players nort convenient time for secur- lot Hinfier leagues are cvttlnt down at this period and the players (tin are tamed loose and avail- tilt are tn condition. Noto that poiat. because It I quite Important V-> M. Well, we'll call Edmon'.on bas- Seteers champions ot AJbttta this year and never raise a roar. They're a quintet, and hive shown all along thQ'iiue that they can play the. game, defeating '-Medicine Hat and 'Moose leaTing fcere.' Tbi Bohiri Hooda dowi before not -.'play their msaal good ciaK.hefe list- Satur- were neirly because oi-profeisSonaliim. garycand :JBdmontpn' weiS'throw- ;tog -the- hooks -into- "every .turn becatue the 'Leth- bridge felkm als." Ond of tiiOM LethbrMjre fellows is now a member of the Edmonton champions, and he IE one ot the locals about whom the biggest row was raised. listen to this from that stronghold of Simon-pure amateur- ism: -President C. A. HayoVn of the City Baseball leagiie, appeals to the Tarions clubs to complete their organization as soon 05 possible and to elect oca delegate 'each, for the league executive. This Is desirable so that the lea- gue can proceed with, its regular business. It-is the" intention of Calgary to join with Edmonton In declar- .ing an open league for tila sea- son, and they will go on record as favoring the mingling of, ama- teurs' and professionals before the Alberta Amateur AthWic union meeting to be held here on Good Friday. It will also be arranged that an athlete who.- Is compelled to lose time through playing baseball, be given value in the form of money from the club he plays This seems to be a fair proposition In the es- .timation of President liayden, but wliat Ui9 amateur union will think remains a mystery. VULCAN War on the coyote, the crow and the magpie is to be declared by spoilsmen in the province this year. They destroy the game and song birds and they must be thinned out. Such is the edict ot Benj. Lawton, chief game guardian, who sends out a tall In the following words: I am Baking It for granted that as a gams 'guardian you are 'interested in .11 matters relating to the protection f game, song; insectivorous useful birds. I You have doubt realized that protective laws will not prevent the Increase ct' our feathered friends, un- ess sometLlug ia' accomplished in tho wayot destroying their natural ene- mies. Of the natural enemies -of our ilnjs I think (hat'the crow and mag- pie "can he classed as being among he most dpstructiveV. H Is important :hat some- effort should be made to reduce lie number of'crows aDd mag- )Ies and with this object ain the attention of all game guardians; and trust that: .hey" will assist me iu securing the corope ration: of the press. Natural 1118- ot gun clubs and game protectionists. By destroying birds in .the spring of tlfe year game birdvwuTbe saved. Tile natural 'ireeolt will be more birii dnrlng season. I am spprunaen -woulB evfaf getting out in the spring for.a shoot, and to mak'e It'more' Interesting'TI'TI organized hunt could be planned by choosing sides and shooting for points, jie losing side to furnish some enter- ;ainment for all. Farmers no doiibt would welcome sportsmen if they were to destroy gophers and coyotes in ari- ditlon to .crows. Points could be. ranged on the basis five points for a gopher, twenty for .a crow or a mag BBNJ. .LAWTON, Chief Game Guardian (Fron The Advocate.) Although the epidemic Is still in Ihe district it Is steadily on the de- cline, and health authorities are con- fident that in the course of a fcw days, barring a recurrence, it will have paned away. There has-been only one case of a serioos nature re- ported this week.. The lifting of the ban has been postponed, however, for a tew days.1 Oscar-Johnson, who .is running Dan Richmond's farm, had a harrow es- cape, being burned to death' last Monday. His injuries were serliius anil on the border of being talal; but he is recovering' rapidly and hopes to be able to -get. about again la a short time. The gasoline pump or the engine which runs the lighting (From Our Own shaking Lands with bis old friends on Friday. Mies. A. M. McDonald, junior school teacher is visiting friends it Medi- cine Hat this week while the ,lwn is on In Winolfred schools. Mrs. Smith Is very 111 wlili pneumonia. Everything possible is being done for her. i.Mr. and 'Mrs. I, chil- dren are reported quite ill with inllu plant for the farm was not Mr. Harvey Davia has beon mills- poned for several days with symptoms ot influtfola, this being his Second YOUR LIFE INSURANCE THE UTMOST IMPORTANCE ESPECIALLY AT THE PRES- ENT TIME TO YOURSELF AND FAMILY. no you' Vaow that (lie capital value of' the life of ft niau, agu 35. earning per unuum, to his dependents is over 517.QQP, and his iuaurablc value over J10.000? With Uie ever decreasing value of tho dollar, the nun Mho, iKTliaps; was zimply in- sured fivo years ago, should to- day DOUBLE Ills protection. Talk over your Insurance needs with your SBB The of CANADA LIFE H. J.H. SKEiTH Sherlock Block Phone 1343 Mr. Matherson and Harry'Hillis, ol Medicine- Hal, were visiting Frank Hlllia on Thursday. Parter returned from eir.e Hat hospital feeling fine. Winnifred board o( health found conditions such that it was absolute- this dreadful epidemic, again. Mr. Billy Brich has.been indisposed for several days this week with influ-. enza. HowevtTr word (came loday I that he Is. convalescing as well able to be out for; several days. Colllua' two boys are 'very, ill tvlth Dr. Gershaw of Mediciho Hat being called to atten'd( thtln. -j The pooj hall has been closed for several days due to.C. W. Parker anil Harvey Dnvis being indisposed. Olr. and Mrs. Walter Bowerman and family are all convajesclnE nicely DOG SLEDS ME Officials Are Seeking Poaching Hunters and Trappers in inFlathead District rell and Johnson went into the room in the' cellar where the machinery is located to fix a lighted amp. He found the feed pipe clogged, and when he cleaned it. out the gas- oline spirted out and was ignited by the lamp. Johnson theo. made an un- successful attempt to remove the gas- oline tank. He was severely burned about the face and arms, and inhaled gas into. his but managed to get out of the room.. Word has been received that Gun- ner Clarence Blaiail is lying, ill in hospital In London, England. He isjcsn be expected. Ills many friends suffering from pleurisy following the [arc very anxious about him. influenza. I Mr. G. W. Parker has had another The weather during the .past weekiEpell of sickness and has not betii has been all thai could be desired as v- t to Spring. The days have anu-'warnii 's'nd there was a fine three-hour rain which was the.moat welcome "t. The- gross-, postals-revenue' for :post- orflceythrojigh this district are as_fol- lows :f Carman gay, Vulcan, HS77.17; Blackie High .River, Kirk- caldy, Canton, Queenslown, Clarcshqlm, 413.05. The deaths occurre.d on Sunilay, March 30th; of Mrs. K. 'M. Chamber- her son, John T. Chamber- "lain, bc-lb sufferers from the recent epidemic. "A. V. Mandrick, an Austrian, was arrested at, VuJcan on 5Iarch by Cprpl. Ailen, and charged with be- ing a vagrant and soliciting alms. He before J. A. Lind- say, J. P., who sentenced him to tblr- ly dayd hard labor iu gaol. I The Red Cross School House was Ihe scene ot a farewell party and pres- entation last Friday evening, wbcn the congregation of- that centrd gath- ered to bid farewell and God speed to their departing minister lite Rev. H. A.-Boyd, who, after work, leaves for Scotland in the near future. There was'a large gathering ot people from the district. The pres- entation was made by Mr. B. A. Wood- man, who, after a fitting address, prc- enled Mr. Beyd with a club -bag on Behalf of the congregation. after u long siege of- '.Mrs. Glen Phillips and family moved out to their farm on Wednesday, north cl town. '.Mr. and Mrs. Art Branmer buried :heir infant baby'on April 2nd. llrs. Branmer 13 reported very ill with in- fluenza, Dr. Smythe, of Sledlcine Hat, attending her. _ Mr. H. McKinnon, manager pt tile Union Bank, is reported almost entire- ly recovered from his long siege ol nflucnza at the Medicine Hat hospi- tal. Dr. Stewart, of Medicine wai called to the borne of 5Ir. Andy Me Kinley this week. Mrs. McKinlcy anc family are suffering from the 'flu. '-Mr. W. B. Bintpn, a prominent Van courer iisa gone to Halifax (c serve, as Y.M.C.A. secretary on n Iroop train returning to the West. MATS lty for having contnreMd tte Im without returning to they can be tried before noXrlr gp- polnlcrl courts, will aptlm ot .Ulng tried tkw a tedious overland trip vill receive, fey-curing In Ollr new nib mold dejigfl'Bnil finish that rauit.'plesie th-j moil euetloc-i gm Willard WV.WB. mrmr MOTORISTS _ The driving season Is drawing. ncir. Havo us call and your Iwttcry. ''i equipped wilh all re-, pairs 16 meet -the '.of nil balleries. IJon't lie yonr cur up becautoi baltery is dead. We will rent y.nu one at a Nmall cost while your own is being re- charged. We have a full supply" of bilterles on hand. (Jet our prices' before purchasing elsewhere., 311 7tbSt Swrtk Phone 616. Car Department 7 Fmn; 1711 If IS. 1917. BAALIM MOTOR Co, UH1OW BANK '.ffljj' Lcne y rou nir lilt Will I ;