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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Tm: iJTnnniDOR daily herald, Tin nSDAY. APBIL 18, 1918 BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus _ I * BASEBALL BOXING RACING SPORT HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING ^uthem Alberta Ball League Launched At Vulcan Meeting (Special to the Her�Id> , Vulcan, April IS-A meeiinj; of} the bacrball (�nttiu�'>> m , Vulcan law Saturday to make arrange-wenU for the coming season and rc])-: resentattves from The I'liampirn. SUvply and Lomond districi-i wero prcient Tt was lioped that leprcfientatives from ("algary, LethliridKe and Car-, mansay would al.-'o b� pre�eot hur aa ' th�M plac�!� did not ahow up we pre-; auincd that they could not see their  way clear to join in tlie league 80 far enthusiasm has been the key-I note of the meetinss and we are all Ihoptac that the coming !s at the front l.loyd-Cl�orge has stated on .several occasiijos that sport was ncedf^d niort; today than at any time before and tliat ii helped to take that nsorbid and depressing attitude out of tiie niinds of the people which is in itself enough to clear tiie miiids of those who still adhere to the prinn .. .. Sr .. .New Yoi k .. U'.isliinKton Philadelphia ('hlcaKo . . . I)t troit . .. ("leveluml . , Won l.iist Pet, ;� .1 1 KiMt 1 n 1,000 1 ,�;�� I :vi:'. 0 ,000 II 1 iiOo 0 11 000 If u .000 ALL BRITAIN M'oNTiNUFji rnnM Fkont I'aoii HOME run baker 1 O.' the New YorU Yankees, who.- � j ti.'iielv i.j'V, off Walter .hihns.m in I tl. � 12th iiitjiiig yc.-;' Ivl.iy won -hi' 1 Kurr.e, FOR HEAVY BAHLE Col. Miller to Decide This Week . Where Fulton and Wiilard Will Meet: Will Not Hold it Against State Laws fBr L. R. Blanchard ) Chicago, April 17-Colonel .1 C. I Miller, newest big league fight pro-' moter. eapects to announce the loca tlon of the July 4 .Jess Willard-FVed I Palton chainpionship cainbat next ' w��k. Tonight, liavinK cleared away �ach of the telegraphic and pottal t rabbiih accumulated since he ar-I ranged tue match and callad for bids, ha declared he waa near a decision. Miller will begin Monday the track-Ins down of some recent offers and I later will make a visit to a pair of promialM prosperts. But that activity will b� largely formal. Uliether the I bout will go to some tl.'>0,000 plunger or will be run eaciutlvely by the colonel alto remains a myKtery for the praaent. Celonal Nat Worritd. Though new to thp promoting game. Miller i� not dismayed by the sudden rain of verbal uppercuta and hooks daUvered him by otaie and city officials who have rushed out with statements that the big flglit can't be bald In their bailiwicks. "I never asked the governor of j Oolorada. or .Sew Mexico, or Nevada, to let me stage ilie fight in their atatea," the colonel said tonight, "My comraci witli Willard and Fulton aays the match win he cun-Aueted according 10 the law of \ho Btata In which it is held, Stat(---iison tli.' Yanks enjoyt-tl the > experience of beinK th" lea.s;u-r does -vo better at bat than he did last season, it's hard to see h')W ,tb.- leatn will fall to display a batiini? I pov.cr that will make it a live coiifn ' der in th" rare 'his year. At any rate the midgnt lluggUis seems to have carried out Irs threat of putiing punch in tlie team's batting, and with an even break of lui'k the Yanks quartet of sluggers should come through as advertl�3d and lean on that ball. � ........___. WOLFGANG IS O.K. AGAIN I _____^ Mel. Wolfrrang, White Sox hurler. ' ' who suffered last fall from the effects of poison ivy, contracted at Paso' Hobles, Cal . lias fully recovered and , I says he's ready tp pilch blK league i ' baseliall Mel was carried, not for' what he was doing, but for what Pants tiowland knew he could do. Third Stralgbt Boston. .Vprll 17.-Srhaiig s single In till' nintli with the buses full, scored twi) runs and Rave BosiDn its third Ntiai^lit victory over Piiil.idelphia lere today, this t'me by ;h>' score of .". to 4 Score. Pililudclphia .. . OilO.nOn.ii.'; 4 !)..4 Ho.Uon ........ |>1" nno �\:', 5 8 2 .Vdains. Pe:T> .itid .Mc.Vvoy; Leonard aild .\gncw Senators Again Lett U .i.shingioii. .\:iiil 17/^ Frank Bak-'I's lonK sacrifice fly with Walter .Johnson pitching save .New York an s to 7 viL'O.0.)rt.001-.S 11 2 Washington . :'lo'li>.\niO.Oi)i>- 7 1:; 'i 'Iharmahlen, .Mogrldge and Ruel. Sh.iw. Johnson and Amsworth. Iieiroit-i'levelaiui, postponed, rain. St Louis-Chicago, rain. NATION A I. prise if that becomes a general de maod tomorrow. Newapaper Comment Tjondou, April 18. -1 Via Reutc's Ottawa Agencyt-There Is a some what more cheerful note in the newspapers today following the reports that the British are counter attack-ipg and indications such as the Uer-man attack at Uobecq tliat the enemy Is diverting bis main effort farther south, again threatening Bethune, This is probably due to the tact that ^ Prenrh reinforcemonli are coming I Info the line, but there is still anxiety ; as to when (ieneral Koch will make ' the dpclalve stroke now that the British have stood four weeks of hammering by the immerse Herman re serves, estimated at tJO.Oini men, in a fashion which led ihe French writ era to describe the Britisii armies as the "Wing of sacrifice " Kxperts do not endorse the opinion advanced in some quarters that the advance, critical in the northern theatre, has been defini'-ely cl'.cckcd. Ii is agreed thai the Cerm:ins liave not obtained the decisive nsnlt altned at, thanks to the exireme slubborniuKs of the British rciislance ihe battle, in fact, appears to have been following the course of the great series of (lerman thrusts of t)ctoher. 11*14, which ended In Ypres and failure for the enemy There was then no allied reserve. That reserve now exists I and has not yet been used. There . probably will be continuous fluctua-' lions In the northern area for some i time to come, but the .salient fact of the fighting is the staying power of the British soldier He lias withstood the severest tests for a month. And the frequency wherewith the enemy baB been repulsed at various points, and Is now being counterattacked, is the healthiest sign. Won l.s>st Pet. I.oiijs . . .\�-V.' York , . w York again defeated Brooklyn hern today shutting out the visitors by a score of 2 to 0. Brooklyn ......dOO nflO 000-0 7 1 .New York.....lMr.i,nr�n,00x-3 5 0 Coonihs and Miller; Barnes and Itariden. No Chance Philadelphia, April 17.-The locals did not have ,1 chani � against Bos-�.i>n here today, aoil the visltora won 14 to 2 Jimmy Smith of Toronto, p-ot lour hits. S(i" ! must be prepared to provide the re I Inforcemeuts to make goiMl ail losses. The government had been in com I munlcatlun with the overseas mill-lary autliorltie.' and us the result of the most careiul conslderHtion, the i :;lear conclusion had been reached ' that if the Canadian army corps was to be maintained us an effective fight-iDg force, additional miia.sures must be lako'i The Canadian army corps muat bo maintained; no one could t(ion that. There was, therefore, j no other alternative before Ihe gov-eronient but to propose further measure* for recruiting the needed reinforcements. These measures had been formulated and announced. (COSTINUW* feom PhoNT I'*Oi) fivi' years or to both fine and im prismiment. If the governor in council upon the report of the secretary of state of Canada so directs, all copies of any publication which had been In his Judgment, printed, issued, circulated or piib|ishecretary of state of Canada may direct. Oeatroy Plants "4. For the purpose of |ii burning hamlets and myriad belching guns marks the zone alons which are sirungling tho splendid Hritisli BOldiet-s in their efforts to block further inroads of the Hun. By nlgbl the sky line is somotimes a lurid blaxe as conHiiuiing flames leap up from a hundred homes and great cannon vomit volcanic fire. It Is it living hell. It Is a part of hcretoforn untouched Flanders going the way of Ilie devastated regions of the Somme and so the gentle peasant folk stand and look or wander on. As they go they cannot lomprohond It. Us uw fulne.ss has numbed their brains. Sad Spectacle Tho correspondent found a llftld family group crouching beneath hiigo British howitzers hold in reserve. Their eyes were fastened on the mounting columns of amoke which rose from the village whence they came. There were no tears and no words but the expression on their faces was like that of one Just condemned to die. Why they stopped healde the great guns was unexplained. Possibly it was bei ause it gave them a sense of protection from dangers out beyond Many of the refugees know only in a general way whither they go: they are following the lead of military guides like sheep fleeing from a storm A few cherished belongings are all they carry with them, and they cling to these desperately as their last remaining possessions. Double Terror Hundreds of Flemish homes hav4 been shorn of their protectors who have been called to the French colors, and for those It is a time of double terror Some of the peasants, indeed, clung lo Ibeir cottages amidsl the cra-shing of .sheila until the sol dter.s led them away .Some have died by their .)wn liearths before they could be removed. There were many pitiful cases of homes in which there were hed-rid-den invalids, whom their friends had no means of removing without help from the soldiers. Pitiful Catca It was only yeaterday that a British official photographer, who wan recording the lilstory of the war on his films, discovered an helpless paralytic lying in a house which had alreaily been partly wrecked by shells. Tim invalid had no relatives and hi.t friends, who had looked after him, were' dead or cut off from him. So, the photographer, with the asslstan<'c of a soldier, carried the man to safety though their road lay thiYiugh what might have been a horrible death RC any moment. Thla is one incident among many. .Many linio.s there Is no way of saving valuable.') of bulk In towns whl< ii came first under the fire of the German troops. Heliea and treaaurett representing the aariaja of years, have been abandoned to the flamei and plunderers. Many things have been deliberately destroyed by their owners in order that the Germans might not get them. The correspondent aMnt.a night recently at a small taalhlet. whose doom seemed to be aealed. The gray haired matron who presided over tlio destinies of the Inn waa getting ready to leave. Her huaband is an officer in the I-Yench army and she waa left alone to plan. Collars FOR SPJUIi/a WHITE TO BOX AGAIN Now thai ciiarlie White, .the Chicago liKhtwelghi, has lieen relieved of bis position of clvill.in boxing In-stru