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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 6ESIX THE LETHBRIDGE DA1I.T HERALD WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14,1918 3- 'BRINGING UP FATHER' By G. McMahus \*^"THE SCENERY TOO SHOULD T^KE ^ fiOLF CLUBS OWN THEIR RAILROADS �Two Chicago Organizations Op' crate Electric Trains to the Links j ChicaKO. Aug. 14.-Two golf clubs in the suburban region of Chicago have private railroads leading to tlieir links, which with their palatial club houses are sequestered far from the ordinary channels of travel. Both private lines use electric power, although the Jlidlothian Country club line formerly employed a small steam locomotive to haul members from a station on the Rock Island line to its club house. Tne other golf railroad is a crosscountry line, running to the Glen-view club from the aristocratic north shore suburbs. It also serves the Westmoreland Country club, where the western open championship was won last year by James Barnes with a record score of 283 strokes for 7? holes. This road, bearing tne pretentious name, North Shore & Western railroad, recently issued. the following notice describing its physical, financial and service status: Four Mllei Long. "Patrons should not ride over this Uno in a spirit of indifference, ennui or nonchalance. It is four miles long, four feet eight and one-half inches wide and has an ambitious name. It also has two standard streaks Of rust covered by an ample mortgage. It has but two paid employes, and its president and manager serve for glory only. It does not pay dividends, but has escaped receivership and government control. It has not escaped any other torment, tax or tribulation. It caters to two golf clubs and one cemetery; incidentally, it serves tlie public. It has a future, great expectations and complacent stockholders. Scenery Listed "You will note, in passing, truck gardens of great fertility, a cemetery rapidly increasing in population and from the zenith of the trestle another standard railroad, no better, but longer than the one over which you are privileged to ride. "Xear the western terminal, after entering the forest preserve, you cross a fork of one of the branches of the Chicago river, which is not very wide, nor yet very deep, but ebbs and flows with rainfall. The terminal itself is immediately adjacent, or rather, conveniently contiguous to the 19th hole of the Glen-view club. "Patrons are particularly reque.5ted not to complain or comment adversely upon the seYvice. We are doing the best we can on nothing a year." BASEBALL RESULTS AMERICAN Won Lost. P.O. ANDY REPAIRS RADIATORS ALL WORK GUARANTEED. REAR DALLAS HOTEL (Upstairs) PalaceGarage SECOND HAND CARS FORi SALE. OPEN DAY AND NIGHT W.S.Cook E.E.Peck 808 Second Ave. S-Phone 665 SERVICE STATION HENRYJ.DENN Proprietor All Make* of Batteries Charged and Repaired 311 7tJi Street S. Phone 616 New York, Aug. 13.-Duke Kahan-amoku, the Hawaiian swimmer, broke the world's record set by himself in the 120-yard swim, when he made .the distance here last night in one minute 7 2-5 seconds. His previous mark was one minute 8 seconds. However, the Duke, who'was scr.itcli man, finished second in the race. First place went to Clarence Lane of the Hawaiian Swimming Clnb and third to Tom Riley of the Federal Rendezvous. Miss Claire Galagan of New York, broke the women's American record in the mile swim, with a time of 29 minutes 33 3-5 seconds. Iler previous record was 31 m'nutes 31 2-5 seconds. AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood System RE-TREADING �. REPAIRING By Experienced Workmen. All work guaranteed. Special Equipment-for Rim Cut Repairs. R. D. RITCHIE SOB 13th St. S. Opp. Ellison Mills Boston .., ,......., i'>" Cleveland ......... �2 Wasliington ....... '.) 1 .,">7i; .570 ;.47t; !.4(;2 .443 CARPENTER VS. EMPSEY, CARO Far-Sighted Fight Promoters Figure on Clash Hetwecn Great Boxers Philadelphia. Aug. 13.-Washington twice defeated the Athletics today 5 to 3 and C to 1. Scores: First game- Washington .. . 100.200,002-5 10 2 Philadelphia . . . 000.001.002-3 S, 2 Johnson and\\insm!th; Casey, Matin. Bauer, .Adams and Perkins. Second game- Washington .. . 000.000,600-6 !) 1 Philadelphia . . . 000.000,001-1 10 2 Harper and Alnsmith; Watson. Pearson and Mc.\voy. Others not scheduled. NATIONAL Won. Lost. P.C. Chicago....... .... 6S 38 .642 New York .... ____ t;n 43 '.594 Pittsburg ..... ____ 36 4S .538 Cincinnati ____ ... 4S Ttrt .466 Brooklyn...... ... 47 .461 Philadelphia .. ... 46 55 .455 Boston ........ ... 46 59 .4;iS St. Louis ..... - 37 66 .320 I Central Repair Shop ALL KINDS OF AUTO REPAIR WORK KANDLED PROMPTLY AND.CAREFULLY. Storage. Accessories, Batteries. Phone 1023 324 11th Street South, Lethbridge, Alta. W. H, Dowllna Brooklyn, Aug. 13.-Brooklyn won both games of a double header from Philadelphia today, 2 to 1, and 4 to 3, the second game going twelve innings. Scores: Philadelphia .. . 010,000,000-1 4 0 Brooklyn ..... 000,000,011-2 10 1 Hogg and Adams; Cheney and Miller. Second game- Philadelphia . 020,000,010,000-3 7 3 Brooklyn . .. 000,011,100,001-4 11 3 Jacobs, Oeschger and Adama; Robertson, Coombs and Wheat. New York, Aug. 13.-New York defeated Boston In another double header here today, 5 to 4, and 5 to 2. New York has won every game played between the two teams this year. Score: Boston...... 000,000.040-4 13 2 New York..... 010,001,30x-5 7 0 George, Northrop and Wtjson; Causey, Demaree. Toney and McCar-ty. Second game- Boston...... 000,000,002-2 10 0 New York..... 010.040,00.x-5 10 1 Ragan and Wilson; Perrltt and Rar-iden. Chicago, Aug. 13.-Pittsburg and Chicago broke even in a double header here today, Chicago winning the first 2 to 1 and losing the second 7 to 2. Scores: Pittsburg..... 001,000,000-1 10 2 Chicago...... 000,010,001-2 7 2 Carbon and Schmidt; Tyler and Klllifer. Second game- Pittsburg..... 014,200,000-7 14 1 Chicago....... 001,000,001-2 9 2 Miller and Smith; Martin, Douglas, Carter, Walker and Killlfor, St. Louis, Aug. 13.-Ring h'eld St. Loula to four hits ami consequently Cincinnati shut out the locals todav 6 to 0. Score; Cincinnati .. .. 000,000,051-6 fi 2 St. Louis...... 000,000,000-0 4 2 Ring and Wlngo; Sherdell and Brock. � Georges Carpenter vrrau? Jack Demp.if>y for thn world'!.- heavyweight ch.irapionship! That's the plum that the farsighted fight promoters will soon be trying to pluck. For Carpenter and Dempsey now shape up as the logical contenders for the world championship. Carpentier is conceded the best across the ocean and until Franco was plunged into war he was regarded as a possible contender for the world championship. Military service of the hardest kind in France, together with occasional bouts in Y. M. C. A. boxing programs in the French camps, have kept him in the best of shape and Carpentier should be oven more dangerjus as a world championship contender after the war. Dempsey Well Thought Of Dempsey has cleaned up his pathway of every other fighter who dared put forth a claim to championship honors-except Jess Willard, the champion who will not fight. The nnar future will answer definitely the riuestion as to whether AVillard and Dempsey will ever meet. The average light fan will Insist on believing that they never will meet; the average fan has no faith in Willard and is ready to concede Dempsey the championship. The prospects� of a bout between Dempsey and Carpentier for the world championship are not bright until after the war. In tact there is probably no chance of such a bout until the war is over. Carpentier ia in active service, has been wounded ,and gone back to active service. He will not be likely to be any world championship planning until his service tor his country is done. He is always ready to give ring exhibitions for the soldiers or tor a war fund, but a bout between Dempsey and Carpentier would be too big a battle to expect either principal to go into It on an exhibition ba.=jis. Dempsey Should Enlist If Dempsey can only be per'juaded to get into the world action In soma way at this time, it should be a grsat boost for an after the war match between the pair. il CHASE GETS CHANCE TO CLEAR HIMSELF Suspended on Charges by Matty That He Was Playing In-difterent Ball Car Conservation Is easily attained if you bring your repair work to us. We make a specialty of keepbg cars fit. BUOU MOTOR PARLORS, LTD. "THE HOUSE OF SERVICE" INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE : Hamilton 2, 8, 1; Toronto 0, 9, 2. ninghampton 5, 11, 0; Jersey City I, S, 2. First, game-Newark 1, 4, Baltl-moro 9, 10, 1. Second game-Newark 3, 7, 4; Baltimore 5, 11, 2. Rochester 14, 18, 2; Buffalo 3, 8, 5. SOCCER REFEREE SUSPENDED Toronto, Aug. 13.-Drastic action was taken by Toronto and District Soccer League la.st night when Ref-oreo F. W. Harding was suspended for one month for using- threatening language to an Old County player during the course of a recent game. VETERANS' GOLF TOURNEY Toronto, Aug. 13.~At a meethig of senior goltcr.s association hold hero It was decided lo hold the first veterans' tourney at the Hoyal Montreal Golf Club, beginning Monday, Sootouv bor 16, Cincinnati, .\ug. 13-August Herrmann, president of the local baseball club yesterday notified Hal Chase, suspended first baseman of the Rede, that his suspension would stand unlil the National League had passed upon cliarges that had been preferred ag' ain.st the playei'. Chase was suspended by Manager Matthewson tor "indifferent wuik" and following his conferoncg today with Chase, President Herrmann would not divulge what the charges �cje. "I hope and feel that Chase will bo able to clear hlmaelf and ho will be given a copy of the charge.-i Thursday or Friday at thQ same time that they are olficially filed with the league," Mr, Herrmann said. "Until than I cannot discuss the matter." EDDIE COLLINS ENUISTS (From Our Own CorresDondent) Barons. Aug. 13.-Harvesting is now general in this district. It is anticipated that summorfallow wheat will run from twenty to thirty bushels to the acre, with a few fields below the twenty mark. Henry Thorssell, west of town, expects thirty bushels and, judging by the appearance of his crop, his estimate is justified. John Myers, on the eastern boundary of the town, flgure.s on a similar yield and several other fields will give equally good returns. Farmers, far from feeling blue over tho result of their efforts this year, have only had their confidence in the district confirmed, as it is considered that a more unfavorable season could scarcely bo experienced; in spite of which good farming methods are giving highly satisfactory returns. There was a considerable area seeded on stubble this year, tho crop on which should have been plowed down a month ago but, owing to the dryness of the soil, this could not bo done. Heavy rains Sunday and yesterday have put tho laud in shape for plowing and this work will now be proceeded with. The area under crop next year will be extensive. Old residents predict lots of rain this fall, a hard winter, a wot summer and a bumper crop. Mrs. A. H. Johnson has returned from Lethbridge, completely recovered from her recent Illness. Mrs. J. H. Welsh has returned from her visit to Olds. Barons ball team travelled to Vulcan on Friday evening and got licked by the professionals of that town by a wide margin. In order to balance their accounts, however, they administered a sound beating to Coalliurst -who were visitors here on Sunday, the final score being something like 10 to 5. Coalhurst played a nice game but they were handicapped by having two or three substitutes on their lineup. Mr. and Mrs: C. W. Hansen and Master Bobby Hanson have returned from ther Vrlp through the north country. They state that they enjoyed every minute of their tour and passed through some good country but nothing to make them think of leaving Barons. The war record of the Hansen family is one to be' proud of. Harold is at present In hospital In England suffering from trench fever and shell shock, having been with the Canadian artillery at the front for some considerable time; John reports to the Royal Air Forces on the 22nd and Darrell (just turned 19) has volunteered for service with the same branch of tho army and awaits his summons to report. These are all the grown-up members of the family. The Rev. Malley is arranging with tho department of extension of Alberta University for the establishment of a library and hopes to have a supply of books in tho rooms at the buck of tho church next week. It is understood that a deal for tho sale to a colony of Mennonites, of tho Chow-GunnIng farm, about thirteen miles east of here, has fallen through^ This is good news to most of ub, aa a colony of these slackers from tho United States could hardly be considered a desirable acquisition, to the district. The new 75,000 bushel elevator of tho Alberta-Pacific Grain Company, now finished on the outside, is a fluo addition to our row of sky scrapers. Workmen are busy on the machinery and the company hope to be ready to receive grain by tho time threshing starts. Chew and Willan have purchased 131 wood Craig's half section on Black spring Ridge at $60 un acre. Star Second Baseman on White Sox Joins Navy Chicago, Aug. 11.-l-Mdle Collins, star second buHcman of tho Chicago Americans, tonight received a tolo-i;ram from President Comlskey, congratulating liim on his announced Intention to Join tho marines. OolUns was purchased from tho Philadelphia Americans for J.'iO.OOO, and In addition to getting iflO.OOO as a bonus from i^rofildont Conilaltoy, Ills contract called for $15,00 a year. Ho Is 30 years old, married and haH two children, Collins Is the third member of the �world's champions lo announce hla de-terinlnatlon to enlist within the last week. Fred McMulIln and Charles Rlsboeff left the club to outer the iWlca AllENPLAYAN iPORTANT ROLE N BIG BATTLES With The French Army In France, Aug. 13.-During the Imttlea of the past few days, tho aerial service, particularly bombing squadrons, have been playing a most Important role, Tho bombing planes have virtually r�. Klacea the Jieavj' arWUery which the allies were not able to bring up fast enough to keep pace with their advance. Tho work of those airplanes is so organized that they Iramcdii\toly attack groups of Infantry, convoys and supply trains when they receive signals from reconnoitring, planes. In this their work is very similar to that of tho heavy,artillery In Its co-ordination with the aerial service . Bombarding squadrons are kept ready for instant service at airdromes so that they may take tho air at the Instant a call Is received from ai,gnal planes, troops or convoys in villages or road terminals. This system was employed at Lasslgny the other day. An observing piano reported the town encumbered with troop and supply trains. Airplanes to the number of 121 flew to the spot and 21 tons of bombs wore dropped. This attack caused a largo Ore. destroying motor lorries and bloc"kod tho .streets of Lasslgny, tying up tho movement of tho onemy for hours. All cross roads as well as railway junctions whore important lines of communication meet are under continual attack from their .bombing planes. NEWCANADIANAiR SERVICE PROCEEDS Ottawa, Aug. 13.-The organization of the new Canadian Air Service Is proceeding .and. its popularity ia indicated by the large number of ap'-plicationa from candidates who wish to join the force. Hon. A. K. Mac-Lean, acting minister of the Royal Naval department this morning issued the following announcement with regard to-the now service: "A flood of applications for cadet-ships in tlio new air service has been received and within a few days a reply will bo sent to every one. Until this can bo done candidates are requested not to send liasteners to their original application; these are being dealt with as fast as possible. "It is not wished to encroach upon existing personnel of other flying services and It must be distinctly understood that no applications from officers or men on the strength or in tho reserve of the British Royal Air Force can be entertained. "Only applications from British subjects will be examined, and Caiiadlan Final Reductions NOW IN " Fashion Craft" Suits $18.75 Men! Realize and appreciate tho remarkable values offered you In these fine suits. Compare the fabrics, compare tho service-giving tailoring and refined style both In ultra and conservative models. Know that every man of regular, stout or extra large size can be appropriately fitted and styled. Many of these suits are sufficiently heavy for fall wear. .You will readily recognize thcoe as tho greatest savings of tho season. J J yCJ Other Fashion Craft Suits at $23.75 and $31.75 Louis Keel 318 FIFTH STREET HOME OF FASHION CRAFT CLOTHES AND FL0R8HEIM SHOES cllizons will, in all cases, be given preference. "In a few exceptional cases applications will be considered from officers and men of other (han the flying branch ot His Majesty's Imperial and Colonial forces, but in all cases, these must be accompanied by tht oftlcinl written concurrence ot the commanding ofllcor ot that imit or servlct, to which the applicant belongs." --!,._..!.� ON ITALIAN FRONT, Rome, Aug. 13.-^An official statement Issued today at tho war office reads: "In tho Upper Zebru Valley one ot our patrols attacked an onemy post advanced on height 2682, killing some of the garrison and capturing tho survivors. Enemy shelters were destroyed and the patrol returned unharmed." take your car to the Graham Motor Co., and have the carbon burned out with acetyline. This is the only sure way of ^removing the carbon. ^ > E. AINSWORTH, Manager FARMERS TAKE NOTICE We have a number of steel oil drums., on hand. Just the thing for storing gasoUne. Capacity from 46 to 53 gallons, faucets attacKart. While they last, $8.00 each Baalim Motor Company Back of Union Bank THE RED CROSS NEEDS YOUR OLD TIRES AND TUBES. LEAVE THEM IN THE BOX AT OUR DOOR. \ 69 1039 68296431 ;