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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAG! MIX THE LETHBRIDGE PAIL* HERALD "frfclNQING tJP FATHER" THURSDAY, APRIL 11,1918 T By G. McManus BASEBALL BOXING . RACING f-SPORTH HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING Vulcan Ball Meeting on Saturday >-  .  �� -- Local Fans Meet Friday Evening On Saturday .tfternton r�preventatives of the bassball ekibs f Vulcan, Champion. Carman-gay, Stavsty, Lomond and Lath-bridge will meet at Vulcan to discuss the formation of a Southern Alberta league. ( To date Lethbridge fane haven't thought much about baseball, If a hard to gat a line on the available material and still harder to find anyone in a position to handle a team. However a few of the fane have decided that a meeting should be held to thresh out the question, a* on Friday evening at eight oc'block the bogs are asked to foregather et the Herald office to talk It over. There la one thing, Lethbridge will -have a team this. summer. but whether it will be purely, local or whether a smattering of paid playera will be brought in is another question. It is a foregone conclusion that if Lethbridge goea into a league with Vulcan and the other towns along ths line, a good battery will have to be secured. The other teams are out after playera now. But Lethbridge will have a ball club and the big reaeon is daylight eaving and the need of a little' recreation. Evening games will be easy under fafct time. Starting at �:46 (old time 0:45) the game will be over and the crowd away before sundown. 8o no matter what the decision as regards the league the fans will see aame goad ball games here this summer. TIGERS' ROSIER Decide to Carry Joseph As Well Tyras This Season as Waxahacbie,' Texas, April 11.- Hugbie Jennings has definitely decided to retain Joe Cobb on the Tiger roster, for a part of the season at least, and the Detroit team will now have two Cobbs as attractions, instead of one. It is quite a jump for a youngster, to come from a Class D league to the majors, but the former Blue Ridge leaguer has turned the trick. In size Joseph id much smaller than Tyrus, but in the bush he wielded a bat in the same style as his more famous namesake. The fore part of last season young Cobb was with a factory team in Eastern Pennsylvania. Along towards the fag end of the' season the manager of the Cumberland team Of the Blue Ridge league needed a catcher, so he signed Cobb. Although the' kid only caught in a few games, he slugged the ball ,___:ow Collars FOR SPRING CASCO-2V*m. CLYDE-2>4/a (for an average of nearly .400, and j fortunately a Tiger scout saw him I while. lie was in the midst of this , batting spree. Mechanical Work Good. Joe's mechanical work is all that could be asked of a catcher with no more experience, and it has so impressed Jennings that he is confident that the boy has the makings of a big-league catcher. He handles bis pitchers well, and has a rifle peg to the bases. Naturally he does not have the knowledge of the finer points of the game that are possessed by men coming from the Association, or like leagues. ThiE, how-, ever, will be his chief duty this srfm-mer, and if. he proves an apt pupil he will get his chance the following year. The youngster is of Slavic origin, and what'his name was in the original tongue one can only surmise. When Tyrus reported to the team, one of the first things he asked was which fellow w�b Cobb. The presence of the two will likely proves an added' attraction during the early part of the season, and they will furnish many features to the Writers in other cities. Big Crowd Will Be Out To See Old Rivals Clash-Dance After Basketball fans will have their last opportunity to see a game this season tonight when Raymond again invadds. Raymond-Loth-bridge : games can be said to always have been the most interesting this year or last. The rivalry between them is the very , keenest and it is pretty hard to 1 assert with any special accuracy who will win beforehand. This, is absolutely the last game this year and is a befitting way to close the season. Basketball for four months has taken the attention of a. large number of enthusiasts in Southern Alberta and its popularity has been greater, this year than ever. There will be. a dance immediately after the game in the -S.O.6. hall. MONTANA WANTS BALL. Great Falls, Mont., April 11.-Montana will have a state baseball league, if plans do net fail, to include Butte, Great Falls, Helena, Missoula, Billings and Livingston. The league would pos&ibly be only semd-proliessional in character*, but it ia felt that it would be self-supporting, which no professional league has been in the state for many years. Exchanges of views between the cities named are said to give hope of organization. TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT Minneapolis, April 8.-Billy Miske of St. Paul, wpn a technical knockout over Tom Cowfer, English heavyweight, In the seventh round of a scheduled ten-round, no decision.' contest here tonight.. After the English boxer had been knocked down twice for the count of nine, the referee stopped the fight to save Cowler from further punishment.' Mitchell Springs both front and rear, are of the shock absorbing type. That is, the shock-absorbers are built into the springs. No other devices need be put on afterwards. Furthermore, for over two years NOT A 8INGLE MITCHELL SPRING HAS BEEN BROKEN. Think of that. NOT ONE although between forty-five and fifty thousand cars have lie isn't going to waste any of  the government's time in pro-  fessional encounters. ? He expects to assume the  instructor's job about June 1, and between now and then he < wants to establish a record ? for fighting. Starting from < Frankie (K..O.) Br^unati, in ? Kucine, whom he toppled in  the second round the other ?1 njght, McGooriy lias mapped out a campaign that Includes about oue bout a week for two months. After Brennan comes Phil Harrison, and then providing the winning streak Is sfill intact, the Oshkosh boy intends going; after Billy Miske Following these other contemplated engagements Mc-, Goorty expects to reppyt to Camp CuBter. .(From Our Own Correspondent) Tab�r, April 10.-On Friday last Mrs. Evelyn Colwell, wife of John Col-well, died suddenly from a paralytic stroke. The deceased waB pursuing the routine of her daily work when the fatality occurred. The remains were oohVeyed on Saturday by the husband and son to their former home in the United States where the body will be Interred. We have also to record the death of Louis Langel from typhoid, accompanied with hemorrhages. Mr. Langel was a miner of several years residence in town and leaves a widow and four children. The funeral was held on Wednesday morning from the Roman Catholic church. Teacher Resigns. Miss Marjison, teacher of the first grade in our public school, has tendered her resignation to take effect the end of April. As Miss Marjison is one of the oldest and most efficient and popular members ot our school staff and has always taken a live interest in everything pertaining to the town's welfare, her departure will be greatly regretted. Another estimable citizen, that Taber will be losing the end of the month is Mrs, E. McCallum. She has felt the call of duty and goes to keep house for her eldest son in Utah. Mrs. McCallum has been a resident of Taber for over ten years, and is widely known and highly respected throughout the district. She will be especially missed in the Presbyterian church, where she has been a faithful, consistent and active member. She will hold a sale shortly of her household effects and in the meantime has leased her home to ' Mr. Richard King and family, newcomers from Grand Valley, Ont. Dr. G. B. Rose, recently of Coal-hurst, began to practice in Taber on Monday. His office will be in the Taber Drug building. He comes highly recommended both 3b a physician and surgeon. Mr. George Bain, electrician at the Canada West mine, who a week ago Monday sustained a serious fall from an electric light pole, is progesslng slowly. Some of the nerves at the base of the spine having been injured, causing partial paralysis. He is in the local hospital and under the care of Dr. Hamman and of Dr. Connor of Lethbridge. . Red Cross. The Red Cross society have purchased three sewing machines for use in their headquarters in the Tens-well building. On, Wednesday, April -3rd, the Rev. A. C. Bryan united in marriage Mr. James Pappas and Miss Emily Sibu-liak, both of Lethbridge. After spending a day in Taber Mr. and MrB. Pappas went on to Medicine Hat to visit friends there. Congregational Meeting. Last week the Methodist church held their annual congregational meeting oh Tuesday evening. As a business and social gathering it was the best held in the history of the cause here. All obligations have been met for the year, and it is expected that by May 1st the church will be entirely out ot debt. Mr. Philps, the pastor, has been invited to remain another year and his salary Increased $200. On Tuesday evening Mr. Hawkins gave a very interesting and instructive talk to the United C.8.E.T. class on "The Making of the Earth." We would suggest that the Forum execu-tlve induce Mr. Hawkins to repeat his address at one of their public meetings. Mr. Charles Hlllier of Coal City is to deliver the next talk to the boys' class, the subject being "Campcraft." Women's Institute. The Women's Institute is having a farewell* party on Friday in honor of Mrs. T. Bates, one of its most faithful and respected members, who is leaving shortly to reside in Calgary. Narrow Escape. Dr. Hamman's home had a narrow escape from fire on Wednesday morning. In some way the children's play house, adjoining the home; caught fire and but for the speedy arrival of the tire brigade the whole property would have been destroyed. Mr. Cecil M&hon has rented the home of Mr. W. Lane and will be moving in right away. TJie scramble for houses to rent continues unabated. Caa Lethbridge spare us a dozen or morSf The King George hotdj #* closing ION ACT (ContikcbD nak -Feoht Pass: would be heavy enough. It therefore resolved itself so far into a matter of compromise. Ross Endorses It Alex Ross speaking on behalf of the labor organisations said they were generally agreed oh the principles underlying the bill. The majority of the men employed In other'industries than the railways were quite agreed on abandoning under certain conditions their common law rights, but they claimed a larger Indemnity. The first mlnlsjir pointed out that under present conditions organized labor had fo fight the insurance companies for the compensation, but un- its dining room, and will run henceforth as a straight rooming house. Mr. Mack and Mr. Chris Donaldson were visitors from Lethbridge last Saturday. On Sunday next the*Rev. A. D. Archibald, field necrstajTy of the Alberta Social Service league, will speak in the interests of this'1 work, In Knox church in the morning and the Methodist church in the evening. Crop Report. As yet little seeding has been, done but every farmer Is working overtime preparing the soil. It is expected that there will be an increase in wheat acreage ot 25 per cent., and of flax 100 per cent. Everyone is optimistic over the � prospects.' The only groan heard is from the unfortunates who have to pay top notch prices for seed. 8ite for Courthouse. The site for the new courthouse has been cleared and It Is now Up to the government to Implement Its promise. What with trials for assaults, shooting, cattle stealing, etc., wo feel we have qualified for a $50,000 court house. Mr. Sam. Rose is erecting a fine brick business block east of Hill's hardware. The excavation for the basement is about complete. Mrs. A. C. Bryan Is visiting in Lethbridge tills week it the home of Mrs. W. F. Nelson. A number of Taber boys, 15 years old and upward are nut on the land at present doing their bit. The Rev. Mr. Doyle of Regina paid a flying visit toJTsber on Monday and was the gusst of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Lynd. i der the present act the board would have absolute control and could deal with every feature of the act. Then thsre was the definite provision in the act that it was up to the employer to prove negligence. "In innumerable ways," commented the Premier, "the worker is better off than under the old law, and In connection with the/maximum amount I must repeat what I have said this is not the last. thing to be said on indemnity. We will have a frank discussion of this matter and we are prepared to go on and make it a Ufa pension, for disability or death. Mr. MacKay concluding the discussion said the strong point under thA act was that the compensation would be paid without delay. The act respecting Improvement districts which passed through committee ot the whole was explained by Hon. Wilfrid Oarlepy as covering the unorganized districts of the province. The bill, he said, was a compilation of the law governing local improvement districts. Succession Duties During the discussion of the act to amend the succession /duties act objection was taken to the reduction of the amount of exemption from $25,000 to $10,000, but the provincial treasurer defended the alteration as fair all round, and pointed out that there was only a small graduated tax up to $25,-000. Speaking generally on this system of taxation. Premier Stewart asserted that the* insurance tax was one of the taxes the state had a right to impose. Mr. Hoadley while he agreed with the tax said that he had always advocated during the period of accumulation. The bill amending the official guardian act was reported, striking out the section that would have relieved the official from personal responsibility, and placing him in this respect in the same position as an ordinary guardian. Third reading was given the boilers act, the act providing for' a system of highways for the province, and the act amending the dairymens' act. A bill has been introduced amending the companies act 1918 to empower the minister of railways and telephones to license companies formed in' rural districts for the purpose of working a telephone system. The companies arc to apply profits, and Income to the business and to pay no dividend, such companies may be licensed by the minister for a limited term, but registration shall not confer any right to carry oa a commercial business or exclusive right to the maintenance, and operation ot a telephone system in the area served. Basketball Game Tonight Raymond v. Lethbridge ALSO GIRLS GAME Admission ...................... .'..35c DANCE IN S. 0. E. HALL AFTER THE GAME Obey the LA W! Equip your car with a pair of Non-Glare Lens. We carry all the best makes. OSGOODE HOLOPH0NE, MACBETH AND WARNER BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOI.MAN, Mgr. ;