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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta 1SATURDAY, DECEMBER; THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE BROS UMITED in Canada.) ONE BUSH CHXEl "CALLED EVERK M 'North One Contestant First in the List To-day The High Vole Almost, the Oloso Ton Days Wonderful Amount of (loud Work Can he in lliat 'Vo.te hut -Most .Important is thn Wizo of iho 'Votes von Hold in Reserve1. Johnny O'Leary, tlic Canadian lightweight is '''s to Udmo.li ton, wlicre.he will meet Kid Sealer'oil oi this, month'. This will lie the lirst professional boxing bout staged in the province of any account since Lulhcir McCarty met death at the hands of Arihur Pclky at Calgary, May 24, 1913. The next liout of importance is pro- posid for Lelhbridgc when Ronnie jVIcDonaltl will meet ,Iud Folcy a day or Uvo after the Edmonton tilt. McDonald is an usuirant for the "and middleweight clmmpinn- sliiB of Alberta, hi Folev, McDonald -will 'ni'seC-ni middleweight' mixer of sonic class. KEEP .YOUR MONEY IN THE COUNTRY AND BUY THE FAMOUS Automobile Skate AT MAC'S. SKATES HOLLOW GROUND D, E. MacDonald .GUNSMITH and INDIAN MOTORCYCLE Agent. 407 5th'St. Phone 1032 CAREFUL ESTIMATE SHOWS THAT THIS IS THE. TOLL BEING TAKEN BY WILLOW WIELOERS war.liui taken fearful loll ui JJriLisli cricketers. A rcrefnl estimate Kliows that since Iiosiilita'5 commenc- ed, a player has laid down his life almost every day, on the average. U in ji terrible, but glorious record and an ur.jying credit to the noble old game of cricket. The last two fam- ous of the willow wjio fell while of tlioir best to King and country are Captain (I. U. Dav- it's and I-'. II. Uacon. Tin: former fell in action near llul- in Franco, Hi; was one of the IKS: all-round players of the lime oi the young.r gur.eralum and would f.robaliiy have developed into a.r, all- Janii cricketer. Mr. was ucrviun wilh tlio 11 th Kbsex Regiment and died exactly out1 month Mere coin- phiting; his twenty-third year. In ad- dition to licini; u fiist-class bat Pnv- ics was a corking good howler. Dur- ing the three season he assisted Es- his powers developed consider- ably. In 19 H he scoral in first-class runs, with an average of obtained'83 wickets for runs. For three wueks lie was at the heaci of thu bowling averages in ling land. He bowled slow, vnrieif his well and could break I them both wiys. He was a ROotl stroke at bat, and lidded brilliantly at slip. Uacon was better known in cricket i circles in Ins position as secretary of the Hampshire cricket club. For the j past few months he had been acting as assistHfrt paymaster in the Uoyal j Naval Uestrve, and although the man- ner of ins liCui'i has not yet hcsn 01- disclosed, it :s that le I sacrificed his life .it the post of duly, j Although educated at a public school, deceased had the courage to stirt his cricket career as a professional, iii [which .capacity to. first -played for Hampshire in In tic first match for tlie county lie scored 11-1. ami j wound up the season with :m average of When flussell. Ilencrall re- j signed fie position of honorary sec- reiarv. Mr, Huron. appointed as hi.s paid nuccessor. Deceased an attractive, somewhat 'impetuous batsman, and j generally got out through trying to force He was a brilliant and saved1 many runs for his side. LONGBOAT, WOULD START. BATTALION FOR EMPIRE Toronto. Dec. Longboat and a number of other, Indians on the Caledonia reserve are desirous pi forming an Indian -battalion of 1000 men, if they can have Colonel Bax- ter as commander-and officers" from the liRldim'aud regiment. They were advised they would .have .to see Col. Logie regarding this. U. S, CHAMPION ENLISTS Tacoma. Dec. U.K. HimtiiigLon. cham- jiion revolver aliot of the Na- tional (iuard of Washington, us en routo today to Vancouver, C., to enlist with a Canadian, regiment for European service. Himtfngton is on a leave of ab- sence which will carry him be- _yond the expiration of lily per- iod of enlistment. Dec. Taylor, the bi'rlv ex-Leihbridgt; policeman with a Uiat-L-Ii that looms like a headlight these foggy afternoons, said yester- day that'lie to stick arouml Spultanc for a. month or so, taking an jaunt into some of the IJWHS to manhandle any lo- cal talent that may be itching tor trouble. A match wi'tli John Berg, iho i Otis Orchards rancher, who has giv- en so many Spokane audiences a real exhibition, is on Taylor's program but Berg, knowing that Taylor is a greath- improved man from the i lie three ytsars ago, dues not pro- pose to he hurried into a tussle of such proportions, and it is unlikely i that fie men will meet until after the lirst of the year. Has .Defeated Some Good Ones Taylor is anxious to get a down- town engagement, lie1 is no "fly by Iho night" ham and hunter. He has met sorno oi' the ijest men of .the game in America, including Steteher, Cutler. Roller, Wcslergaard and oth- ers. Steelier, who many think will be the next champion, is tie only one that ever beat him. Taylor is only 2ii -ears of age, weighs between 205 and 315 pounds when in condition j and is a half-inch tiller than six feet. His wife and liitlc daughter arrived yesterday and he expects to make I 'Spokane his home temporarily, at least. The time has arrived for readers ol' the Herald to take a hand ir. the contest, it should be a pleasure to hand your fmbscrUHfon to a smiling candidate. In fact, a Rreat many are sending BubscriiK-ions to this depart- ment for their favorite, ami many city subsmbcM's have brought their payments to the contest office. He u good fellow and don't ask a candidate to call a dozen times for your sub S'cription. There- is too much to do lu lake up so much tiuio calling for promises. WINNERS OF SPECIAL CASH PRIZES .Miss Thelnia McKacliern, first ?10 Miss Winnie Helseth, second 'Die above contestants turned in reports for the first aud second largest amounts of money during the period from December 4 to De- cember It was a. close race. The amounts of money collected by the will be given at ihe close of the contest, when all records .will be open to contestants and their friends. MIKE GIBBONS HAS BRONCHIAL PNEUMONIA of the' BLADDER 24 HOURS St. Paul, .Dec. Gib- bons. who was, to fight Young Ahearn here tomorrow, is suf- faring from bronchial pneumo- aia, according to his physicians 'who today gave it as their opinion that Gibbons would not be able to fight for at least 30 days. GORPV1AN SECURES HIS AIR LICENSE Sport Writer, pips Toward the Earth At 100 'Mile An Hour Clip With Safety Toronto.. Dec. .Sub-L-icu- tenant Joe Gorninn formerly of tlie aporUng staff of the Ottawa .Tqiirna'i land Toronto News and laterly [ing editor-of the Victoria Times, ar- I rived In Toronto last evening from San Antonio, Texas, w.liere he lias just comnletefl n course in aviation. On Saturday hist he made his test flight, and was awarded the pilot's license of the Aero Club of Americ; He-Is IQ Ottawa and will pro- ceed thence overseas in a few days to join the Royal Navs.'. Air Service, from which he'expects to be trans, ferred to the Royal Flying Corps, the hitter beiiig the military branch. Mrs. Gorman will accompany him to Eng- land. "MADE IN CANADA' Ford Touring Car Price IJ >nu indoois ail might not need your Ford "till( new glass time But in the Wide "out of-doors" the Fold as well in Jmiuaiy as in June Us the all-year-iound cai with a reputation loi seivice and rcononi> tlui! affected b> the seasons The Runabout is now Uio Town Car ?780; f.o.b Ford; Ontario. All oars completely equipped, including electric headlights Fqnlpmeiit docs not includ" ppeed ometer Got particulars from THE FORD GARAGE VIRTUE 1232 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 633. CAIRNCROS8 4. SON CARDSTON A DISTRICT BOXING AT MONTREAL... .Montreal. Dec. Murtlia, a Now York bantam weight, decisive- ly defeated Jimmy Carroll, a'iso a New York bantam weight, in a ten-round at the Empire Theatre Imrp. tc- night. Carroll took-heavy punishment but gamely fought throughout scheduled time.' WHAT NEXT! Chicago, Dec. course con- struction has been to studies at the'University of Illinois, which is believed to be the first of the'leading educational institutions to adopt such plan. Tom .Bendalov.v has been en- gaged as instructor. Couldn't Think Cf It A company of Canadian sblcliers I tra'Dins. in. Elngiaml, were walking j down-the bank of. when sud- denly ,the commanding: officer shout- ed -ir-ii m' No chance' anfaweied j. ratt re cr.uil. "This Coldstream Guards stuff doesn't appeal to me. Jaw For tile All-American chess leain select wkh no little gratification Gazatsky, Wittenoom, Petropovolask and All fine old Yankee names When Thev Do Quit! I think I'll quit the fighting game, 1 The boxing cham-pcen said. 'I think I'll uuit the ring and live j j. peaceful life instead. 1 And though "two'--'years have passed IHinco thon, And ever and anon' Fie says lie's soing to quit the game, j He still Keeps fighting on. i He'i'; never, am t until llxjy cdmo And drag, him from the ring, 'And old ami foobio, fallen champ, I A bruised and tattered thing. The Way II Goes l The N. H. A. yot adopted IthB "free rule. That's always ,tiu uny wim that bunch Fust as (soon as you've ghen them credit for doing something sensible the) an litoiincf! thov bavenVd.ono U. Mies Isabel Inkster, liarons, AIU. Miss Lula' Nielson, Cartlston, Alfa......... Miss Thelnia MsEachern, 537 Mth Street South Gco. T. Wridc, itaymond, Alta......................... Mrs. Thomas Bernicr, 2 First Street South Mrs. Pearl Ross, 7_'n-.v Island, Alta..................... Miss Le Vaun Van Orman, Taber, Alta. Miss Rita McAndrcws, 1'etlaw. Alta. Miss Winnie Helseth, Lethliridge, P. O. Box John Wrisht, Ilardieville, Alta. Miss Sadie Nivcn, Frank, Alta. Robert Lackenby, iJow Island, Alta. Miss Frances Lswson, S12 Third Avenue Souiii Miss Annie Pelletier, Jlonarcil, Alta. Mrs. O. H. Benson, Commerce. Alta. Mrs. G. W. Haley, Grassy Lake. Alta. Miss Iva Walker, (K-l Ninth Street South Miss Louise.Scott, ]Uacleod, Alta. Miss Eva, Hutton, Sl-1 Sixth Avenue South Miss Alice Reardon, Pincher Creek, Alta. Mcllvena, A. U. I. Library, Letlibridge Miss Thelrra M. Whyte, Forcm ost. Alia. Robert Hardy, No. 1 Fire Hal! Miss Elvera Thelin, Orton, Alta. John Croplcy, 121C Fiftli Avc. A South Miss Winnifred I. Sellens, 711 Till Street. A South Mies Coldie Pohlman, AUpraGo, Alta. Mrs; John Reason, Deerlng, Alta. The CONTEST CLOSES TUESDAY. DECEMBER 197.100 PJ2.0CO 1SS.OOO IS" to Ibj 00 1S5.GOO 183.000 180.000 125.000 i.-lOO li.900 1.000 21 All subscriptions lo the States for the Weekly Herald are at the rate j of per year, tlie extra yOc being for postage. ynoa PKOST man had said the hill was and i the bUlIcimut haJ Uui V hud not mentioned that had already heeu paid by the Slier- look block.' Relative tc the gas franchise Mr. Hold said he bad strenuously opposed the franchise before the council and had also attended a meeting held by Mr Freeman spoke again in Mippoiters and 'ncl opposed ft of" a moonlight schedule for street thcr? as bemi; i menace to the citj s lighting, whereby some saving could Metrical nusmess hft made. ttl" it Mr Freeman was asked, at the' since he had two years ago close of his remarks, what his policy sUtement that he adtertibe for had been .with reference to the., gas applications for ali positions open, franchise. Mr. Freeman said he had J- 0. Jones had been appointed opposed it, and when it had first meter reader without apphca coirie up some years aco, the com-: being called for. Mr. Reid's ex- pany of which he was "manager had, Plim ion VMS that Mi Tones had. spent in fighting it. been out oi a, riteplier I Mr McKenzie i and lip Mas Sncn the ltlon The --Mr. McKenzie followed up his same ni "f Commissioner Grare had line of attack on "the opportunities Placc r.or llim, JIr meter rcamnns lie said tiicrc hail ma" the roh !ust licai no policy'of hannony with ilio 'uppencd to be nut of i ork contractors tollowcd by Mr. Keid Mr v'iramo s took to His attitude had town" .antagonists Rcl11 i explanation He had made the price of nol tlic u rrcct one Mr cr by regulations which were lar said that while, not suppo'tint Mr above the proper requirements. Mr he 1 it onls Ian to Keid had said ihe contractors -v cri. him to bai that he knew Yi Keid supposed to do the canvassing for explanation to be correct Iiowcr, as they liad been given a c] cap Mr 1 rccimn took lui imnufe- to rate. There no .understanding to bomi of Mr Reid b st itc that wav. i nients, and took occasion also to Mr. J.'ckenzic, referring lo the nut mention that the matters of Uf Staf- er error at Ellison Mills, said tint foidulle light and the soldicis ijtrs Mr. Reid had looked over tbe met i had been suddcnh runcd durmi; the whei. installed I past ilaji, when it was buppcvd Mr. Reid Speaks I beui s-ttlcd Mr 1 re man opened hi's remarks b} quoted TOriesponden.o relate stating that be had never 'made am to Out statements with the intention o! mis- lluc leadins the that all he been pud was SMU and not '306 io hud said was true He said the addi had really lost on the tions to the power plant had been settlement, son bthmg ike S-82 necessary in 1912 to take care of tnc increased load. The load was not so as there was not the de rnand.. The plant is too. large for pres nt conditions said Mr Reid hut it Would not be if the. city, once more ;orted ahead "Ur Freeman, he said tiad quoted SaiOO cs epairs lor one >ear on boilcis Ibis amount includ- ed repairs on all the pumps and en- gines at tlie power house Ah Reid Winnipeg Orders The mines of tlie Talier district have come into their own to a certain this wintei so fir as lines at tlio power nouse nciu PLS, ccal orders are concerned W iaid the iausc ol the trouble with tl c B Uilllock one of the oiie. Hors pump was the grit and band in of Taber who was in the ulv during j the water and nothing else Phi, lift the past fen dm stated that the1 was not too On the strain mines lucre were leceiving a good punp the lift was onh 17V feet and manv Wmuineg ciders m uMilion to on the oleotric pumps onh 12 feet a big increase in orders from the Mr Keid repeated his statement that ns nl sources that mines the coal bill for; 19H was there were evnenencmg the busiest onh, not including Ihe cost of coal beacon n some jeart All the mines ised in pumping water, wine1' was aro worUng lo is full i cipicih is SoOOO 1 mr Reid rcierrcd lo the with JIoosc Jaw and quoted lig NEW SWIMMING RECORD urcs to bhow that Jloobe Jaw got Chicago Dec new wolds more beat units out of tie coal pur "wimmmg rocoid the foot than 1 othimdge did an 1 Hinge is planned icdav Craii, jhal tji" coal orh at the Kedmon n JSO pounU athlete of the Jaw power nous-1 and not tnnorsib of Chicato (T 00 Woobc Jaw- as also EuPpUmg as llnst the Cli cago 4th l million more kw in power than Ict'c As ociatlon lenn last nignt cthbridge, prnsCnuenllv able IT Uedmon nluiiued the fict in 19 ;ivg the came rale 1 tftofiflis of becond faster thai Kcferrmg to the matti r of soldi'rs' flu Connor world s mark arcb Mr Reid said. tlllb matter mil nol In en settici and the commissioners weic desirous of do- all tlli> COUllI Utid quoted tho boys correspondence CANADIAN DISMISSED London. Dec. ll.'-rThi; London Ga- stetle ahnouuccs that ..Lieut.. J. .Long, Slh Mo llifles has Mi laid quoted correspondence i oiu rclathc to the mistime in meter rlad- been dismissed trom the service b> 'ie it the Shcrlocf block Mi rreu-ltlip sentence of court martial You can smoke a barrel of them and feel fine at the finish, so mild, mellow and tasty are Black Cat Cigarettes. The even roll and pack, the free draught and the cool, aromatic the result of the latest improved methods and machinery Blactt Cat'Cigarettes the most satisfying of all -smokes. Made- in mild and medium strengths. Get a packet now. Try them out. Pass a few on to your friends. Apd save the profit-sharing may be exchanged for hundreds of useful articles Christmas gifts for everyone. .Fill in the coupon below and mail at once for Gift Catalogue-FREE. 'Uex Robertson, a retired farmer, Nelson Wood a pioneer resident ot 89 tcub rtiel at Oak ille Snmour township has passed Something Like a Gift! 52 Happy Days Next Year for Mother! Ask t'i }i ucn "e oi yo-ir fdmtK Is Moth- ei s liardesi rtij1 And promptly comes, the replj Day Mothei aching fa of the nenes ot the tamilj are jangled tliiougb syinpathj No onder if: the "Mondij supucr tab'e is a bit discoidant the official soother too tired to "pour oil on..troubled waters. How unnecessary it all is! If a man had to do the washing, how lon-r do you-think it would Oie in this oJd real king waj9 HP real zt the of laboi saving n he eroploys.it in his own work. He.recognizes that time and better health soon pay for such devices.. If! a man had to do tliB washing would verv soon install' a Vnd lieit ib home malxei tht. bub ot the familv put precious-strength, ss ber mother did be'cro liti t it auoJt time the faiml> took more than a sympathetic lsnrt it time for a little'real ictlon'' Cin >ou think of i more senfafble gift too which 1 niLau so manv more hours of leisure during the years to come? Now i know: how disappoint- ins it7 is'to 'aend- for -something and find it not quite iis repre- sentt'd. So. I am going to be very careful in describing to >oii mj 1900 AVisher I. know that it will wash a tub i full of dirty clothes m six minutes, without or tearing it as ettrcm simple to operate Crisp the handle on tha side of the tub bo liahtlj and gne it n bttinss pirt round A clcv er arrangement, here lifts, the tub slibhtH and sends it back to its "ipu swing the tub back forth and tlic meclianism praises and lo en so the opeii ation goes on Pne tub Is de unportint fCT ttire The I'tOO Wssli er will wash- and even rugs quite as.supcess- fnlly as the nn, L iate ana im en. This .is an foi want to make the teims so easy that anv fami3> can afford it I have absolute confidence in m> washer so I want >ou to trv it it 1113 ex pense. Til pay the freight arid- diiow a month foi testing then if not founii .absolutely :sat-: isfactorj T H paj the freight on it back again. If jou write me promptly enough, I can plan the shipr ment to have, tlie Washer rnq it Christmas If jou it as a Xmas gitt men tion thr point specnilj iito I live an canj paMnent plan aioout vhi h I il tell jou iiso If vou re u rite mv Do iklet t lit un til tco Address me per C. W. GRAY The Hardware Store.that Saves You. Money. FIFTH STftEET ;