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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta the lethbbidge; daily- .ft ^ ALP' I., * > ' �^* ^___________ W By mmUanus 5"^ T THE i wAt^t TO J ^oo Of mlddlaweight title for the DQmin-)oo ended with honors about eveirlast light with Rosa .aifarorite in tbts'p^ tning round and Talt finlsbing flfrnmg tftervaUreiy exchange of blowa Ini the second and third spasms which . >foke about eyen.i,^he Fantages thea-xe was packed witiB an enthusiastic, 'jowd of boxing fans and there was p-eat satisfaction expressed by all,: for the two boys went after it hammer md tongs. / - Talt showed the /esults ot'hiptlet^ sondltlon, having trained bard foVvth^: lattle, and It was quite evident trori-j lie sagging actions of Ross in the 8t episode that he was not in, the top notch condition of his opponent. Considering the weight of the boxers ind the strong finish rounded out by ^rait, many of the fans were of- the ADVICE FREE We wiU advise yoit re the care ot your radiator and do gpod work it retiairs are needed at a minimum coat ANDY "The Radiator Man" 418 Fifth Street South opinion that the lightweight champion had a shade the better of the decision. It was a no-decision bout, but when ; seen after the scrap, referee, Cappy ' SAiart declared that it was a well-earned draw. The bbiers entered, the ring at', catch-weights, with Ros^ fully 25! the good. The middle-weight champion showed remarkable aggressiveness ,in the first, roimd and he hammisred Talt hard with his left,'put-ttng plenty of steam behind every punch. Talt retaliated with sharp jabs to the face, but these blows had little effect. Both scrappers were bleeding freely from the nose after the S'^iiond round and Ross played for the hody after this spassa, while Talt resorted to the face. Talt usSd splendid foot work, retreating before persistent rashes' by his - opponent and Jabbing back with his left continually, while Roes smashed over with hard.rights and lefts to the head &nd body: Rdss showed lack of condition In the closing ground,. Tait kept his sprightly footworlc^and left - jabbing to the Jdst gongl'-AoBV had ioiore weight belilnd hia pnnobwaf all; timesrand-lhe avalanche! of bibwis which he' showered on ;>titin. BYNGAiO'iRA N Former-Commander of Canadians Displays Remarkable Knowledge of Baseball Lt. W. A. ("Bin-) O'Hara has returned to his home In this city to sptnd the winter after almost a year Id the service ot the United States Fuel Administration, during which he and 30 othei� English and Canadian officers were loaned to the administration by the Brltish.Recruiting Mission in' the "TTnited States. ..Lt. O'Hara's duties; with the commission were con-L'finedj'yery largely to lecturing on the Ifw4r �ttifoughour^ithe coaf mining dist-iiricts of the. Northern and , southern tStates in an effort to incre^ise produc- Thq Speculator and Western Lands The land speculator is unpopular Sgoverftments on long term payments these, days. Everyone declares that the cash payment being eijual to 20 he should go, and the provincial leg- ppr cent. islatures have now a royal chance to, While the Dominion Government put him out of business. The new'provides the money to make the Dominion land settlement policy, as .scheme possible, the. provincial gov-announced by Hon. J. A. Calder, will  ernraents must provide the machinery I enable them to do so. Considerable that will put the scheme into effect,' respecting it has appeared in print,' otherwise it cannot be worked. This but it is doubtful whether the public, done, no argument Is required to dem- other hand "cp,uld this country ot 8,-000,000 afford'to pay much mote' for wheat than' Jt is worth, eppecially'if  the crop'were a.heSjVy one? Very probably the^soltttloh.dt this problem will be found through conferences with the Allied'GctVern'meiits at Avhich the Canadiaa Council;J6t Agriculture will have representation. GRfeEK DELEGATION SERVICE STATION Attenti6n, Motorist^ Your battery needs very; caj-e-ful attention during .the Icold weather. , .. .' Call Our Service Departmeht and we will send for your battery and store same during the winter at reasonable rate? ^t our up-to-date Battery Station. 311 7th Streot S. ^; Phono 6t6 I has yet realized how vitally, it .carried out, . It will affect the development or,, Western Canada. In the pralrlre "provinces there are how beneficial the results onatrate win be. In this connection a few figures relating to land settlement in the prai- the lightweight atarapper In-.tbe- first round. Jarred i Talt considerably, but the Edmonton bo'y'was gune and came back'^lesdlBgi to the head and-guarding a^vgoodlyi share of the -punishment by oieve^. tactics. .,r � i' i "BIG AUEX." IM'QCRWrANYv . BRUINS ^Giy.Ei'. UP ,HOPE MiteHitil Feara That Stir Pitcher Will ��Be Out of dame.  CHICAGO, Dec. 11.-Grovcr Cleveland -Alexander. ;the Chicago National League Club pitcher, who entered, the army soon after the club paid Phlla-deiphlil'$50,1)00 tor him, is with the Ainerlcah,Army of Occupation now marching into-G'eriiilaaj'. ' - This information wsia received ' by Manager Fred .Mitchell today, and dissipates hope that the manager had en-tertalnedi ho said, thatthe pltchfer wonld'he^^Vallahle for duty iext season. 1 Auto Hepair Work HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY STORAGE, ACCESSORIES Central Garage PHONE 1023 Old Roller Rink, cor. 3rd St. & 4th Avenue S., Lethbridge W. H. DOWLING W. S. COOK MITCHELL COULDN'T SIT. ? : -^V -���rr-^  . .-^ � NEW YORK, Deo.'10.-Fred ? MifccaieU wail denied the right > to sit as repreaentatlife .of the ? Chicago "Cuba at the National ? League meeting today. Williato Verlk, vice-president, was seat- � ed as Chicago'a ielegate. ? The club ownbrs ruled Mlt- > chell out of their meeting -on the ground that he was later to > be manager as well as presl- ? dent of'the Chicago organiza-tlon. ' ? ? > � : > Charles Weeghmann, former head of the Chicago club, met his forfher colleagues, but took no part in the proceedings. * # * � *^ ? * IF YOU ARE LOOKING for Economical and Real Honest Service at Moderate Cost YOU ARE MAKING NO MISTAKE ' By Having Your Repairing and Overhauling Done at the Palace Garage. 2nd Ave. S. STODDART 4 RAVEN � AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS vltjis a Strange coincidence that Gen. Ijpgle''s'succesf30r, Lt. O'Hara'E foriner commanding officer in the 24th Bat-talloiiJn France, Col. John Gunn, D.^. D.-, aiTlvcd in town the same day as the former members of-the Leafs. Lt. KO'Mara^'was transferred to the 24th [^Bat^tAlion .after a. year in the Royal Flying Gprps.sttnd it was while serving ;with theilnfantry that he sustained the .injuries'Which eventually resulted in his'': return to: Canada and honorable discharge- from the/ Canadian Expeditionary-Forces^." ,v � s .' Lt. O'Hara tells, a story that was recalled to him by'Col. Gunn yesterday. When Sir Julian Byng was in command ot-the Canadians he reviewed the 24th Batt. on.the Somme. General Bj-ng, much to the surprise of the Toronto-officer, evinced a keen "interest in-baseball when he learned that O'Hara was a former member .of Toronto and New York teams, and immediately opened up a "fanning bee." He said that he was converted to the game when he saw the Giants and White Sox in Egypt on,''the occasion of their memorable worlS's tour. Gen. Syng displayed a surprising knowledge of the/game and its history not only in England and Prance but in Canada and the United States. He's a regular fan.-Toronto Globe. S'S^stitiilSr'^'SS'^'^'^''"^ Of interest. In seriousiv rpSr^i i ''aye, these - three provinces the surveyed orthrcLntrv ,1 L.i^ '^�^'''�P�'f.R�-.area,is 204.364,000 ..acres, divided as ot the country is well known, nor,haa, follows.-. Manitoba 35,972,003; Saskatchewan, 78,925,471, and Alberta 86,683,919. The unsurveyed area is DVaTrie"feri"Vjaf�r�-7o"r T -,-i 28.4^088,3il)5 acres of which 125,200,000 erfwhlh thi nL.n-"''A^� inaohln-' are in Maditoba and 82.162,000\in Sas-ery wnich. the pomlnion Government'katcbewan. Th'e alienated lands amount to 165,-787,810 iicres, of which 72,126,635 are In Saskatchewan, 67,S51,409 in Alber- taxation loosened their grip very much. But they must now either cultivate or sell their land-that Is" if the is willing to finance. Land must be made available for the returned S(^l-dier and new settlers. There is pWnjty .^THENSi': Dec.'�7.-^(Havas.)-Premier Venlzelos storted for Paris today, M. Politls, min-i istfer ot .foreign affairs.^ According to tlie He8t|a,,,the.l^ delegation to'the'peac6 ' ionterenee will be M. Venizelos, M.^ Polltis, Athds Romanes, minister to, |*rarice; and M.- Crosplas.j minister to 'Parish ; '" PRICE CF-HOGS CHANGES of it in the settled districts, aii|HiStS|ta4hd 26*409,666 acres are in Mani-the speculators must either w6M|ii&ll. at a reasonable price or It .will, be'cdine' subject to expropriation pro'ceectlSSl?-tJntll very recently the Dbhiinioh Government considered that it had done its duty to settlers, if it indi|ced. them to come' to the coUntry'^withyiEhe prospect of a hoiheslead. But tllheiB have changed. Jlomesteada are hftfw .much more ditticult to get. �Thei'e'.lB' �still lota ot land within easy feach-l I of the railways, but it must be-bought. ; This new policy w^ill ehaole settlers \ to buy it on easy terms, for the Do-. minion Gpvernmeht will advance the i necessary money. ; . j In short, the credit ofiilaiiada;' which hitherto in the west h'aa been used pretty much to advance the iht^esis of the C.N.R; and G.T.P. will be applied to promote the work o^ settle-, ment. That Is, the Dominion Government is to place at the disposal-�t the provincial governments.tthe money by which lands held by speculators, abandoned farms, etc;, may be acquired at a price to be agreed upon, -or fixed as a result al expropriation procee'd-ings. It is then proposed that these lands shall be sold by the provincial COPPED IHISiE Two aggregations Of bankers again met on the Dominion alleys last night in a ten-pin tangle, and this time the team anchored by Millar got away with McLean's huskies in easy style, winning thrqe straight. Millar was high man, with 182 single' and 490 total. The scores: -Li- Shipyards Players' aiifl Other "Deserters" Due 'for Some Shifting tobi.' Of these lahds the, largest un-ocisupied' and uncultivated acreage Is fbund,Th Saskatchewan.  out oif these 165,0^,000 acres, 53,-657,6d0. acres, or a flttle more than o'ne-ihlrd, have been granted,as home-s'teads. Of this 27,127,800 acres or a little oyer one-half lie within Saskatchewan. Alberta comes next with' 18,106,000 acres, while"lWinitoba fol-,lbw8 With 8,423,000 acreg,, Saskatche-Wanis thus pre-eminently, ihe home-Steading province. , . ' Since IdOS, 7^345,710 acres be6n granted in pre-enlptiona of which 4,-8d7,'t40 acres lle!iwlthih- Saskatchewan and 2,448,070 wlfhl9 Manitdba. ->The' Hudson's Bay 'grants amount to 6;397,200 acres, divided as follows.-Saskatchewan 3,090,100 acres; Alberta 2^94,800 and Mafaltoba 1,213,30.0 hcres. . ' - � � - irrigation sales total'l;057,601 acres; of which 980,680 acres are in Alberta and 76,291 in Saskatchewan. The Indian reserves represent 2,-933,138 acres divided b| fdllbws: Mail; toba, 433',860; SWkaitchewan 1,131,122; and Alberta 1,365,156. . - The Forest reserve acreage Is very> large-21,264,916 acres. Alberta has 12,482,816 acres; Saskatchewan 6,-195,700; Manitoba. 2,606,400. / The parks are represented hy 4,350,-584 acres, all In Alberta. The schodl lands' acreage is 9,010,r 600 in which the provinces share as follows: Manltbba 1,685,400; Saskatch ewai 3,967,400 "and Alberta 3,457,800 acres. ' , -  The lands granted to railv/ays amount to no less than ,31,804^074 acres, divided as follows: Manitoba. 3,566.-997 acres; Saskatchewan 15,117,063;-Alberta 13,120,014. The lands .described as miscellaneous total 23,657,977 acres, of which 7,836,409 are�ln Manitoba, 8,033,429 in Saskatchewan and 6,788,95!) are in Al-. berta. . That the glands constiture a great heritage of wealth is to be seen from CHICAGO.-An unusually busy session in the baseball trading market is the prospect as the major league clubs begin to lay plans tor the next championship campaign. By the time the j J^^+^i^^^^"^^^ received and' receivable CHICAGO, , Dec 10.-Extensive changes in avera-g^-prlces on hogs at i various-livestock centres Ivave been, undertaken by the United States food admlpistratlon's,stabilization and coar trol committee." :,At, a meeting of the committee held'.today it was announced that the'kverage price set at Pittsburg, lor 'example, will hereafter be �l'r,65, atf'aitainst $17.80 whleji" has, recently prevailed there. I VULCANIZING RETREADING Wt have a' bargain to offer In V; � for' Mo^jDAY,\^;^�' R. D. RITCHIE ,208 13th St. 8. 0pp. Eili^on Mills HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JAR? The Hudson's Bay Go. Is giving away a $100.00 Victory Bond tor the nearest estimate. ..., teams start southward for the^f spring training all past records for trading will probably be exceeded. ^ Most every club was forced to go.Out and get 'extra talent when regulars enlisted or were called into the service, and the result is that each major league combination has at ledst forty players under its control.  Many of Hickman . Niven ... MacKay ., Blacklock MacLean . Team No. .1 /:... 98 83 94- 275 ..... 101 89 123- 313 .... 147 147 124- 418 .. .. 128 130 101- 359 . ... 136 l8l 111- 428 from the acreage already sold. | , From pre-emptions sold $5,419,000 have been received and there are $15,-785,000 outstanding. None of this land lies in Manitoba. In Saskatchewan $3,619,235 have been received and there are $10,400,000 outstanding. The sum ot $2,555,400 has been received from the sale of purchased these will be disposed of before springj, Saskatchewan and and if is a,certainty that all will lot, ^jj^^^.^.^^ 11,703,600 being from the for- go back to the minors. - Another condition that points to much trading is- the strained relationship that developed between players ahd clubs in numerous Instances dur- Totals ...... 610 630 553 1793 Team No. 2 Staines '........ 89 70 100- 259 raer province. The outstanding figures are $904,000. > . ,.. The money received from Irrigation-sales in Alberta Is $988,367 and in Saskatchewan $99,756. There are stllj hi: HEW MANAGEMENT i I have acquired all other Interest, apart troln that previously ..owned by. myself, In the-business kno'wn aa the Bijou Motor Parlors, ^jli(td.,,',and-jam now giving the business my. personal attention.- ' The-name has been changed to the Bijou Motors, a new repair. 'fiho]>liaB,l>een~l,nBtalled, alterations made,to the building and every, '"^^lllty".provided, fpr to ensure better service. Your business will be-^fjurcarefuj.and complete satisfactory attention. .^mi ? ? ? HEYDL^RHfeADS ? > NATIONAL LEAGUE - '-^ � ? : NEW YORK, Deo. 10.-John Heydler wa^ elected president, secretary and treasurer of the National League at its annual-'meeting here tonight; The thr^e otflcpB are combined for the (first time since 1907. Ing tSe 1918 season. In the early days l.^^^pgg outstanding, of the season when . the shipyards' ' School Lands' endowment con-agents were making their big offers to gists of 9 010 59,4 acres ot which 2,-star players and the sport had 'not -gg a,'eg ^aVe been sold. Theam-been designated as "non'essentlal by; received is $17,329,982; the am-the Government there were overnight: ou,t outstanding is $14,016,179. jumps by certain players who faUed to\ -^jjjue(j at only $3 an acre the 31i- noMfy their employers that they were about to depart. Owner C. A. Comiskey ot the Chicago White Sox has-been quoted as saying that the names of Joe Jackson, O30,ar PelsL'h and Olaude Williams never again will grace his pay roll. Al Mamaux of the Robins is another player who moved-out ot professional baseball without leaving any smilee on;the'faces of his employers. Al. Russell and Elmer Miller of the Hlgh- 804,074 acres granted t6 ra'ilwayp represents a valuation of $95,000,000. , . 'The price of wheat for 1919 is one , ot the big problems confronting the Dominion Government. The American Government having guaranteed the price Of at least $2.24 the question arises, what is the Canadian grain grower to get? It his price Is fixed by world. coihiJetltion possibly it may SPEND CHRISTMAS BACK HOME Imperial' Limited to Montreal S118.45 IN Eastern Canada Double . Daily ' Train Service Corresporylfng. Fares to Other Eastern Points Double Daily Train Service Trans-Canada to Toronto S103.20 Compartment' Obeeryation Cars e�..ii.,.lr,ti Excellent'plning Car Service. .safe, Comfortable Travel, on the World's Greatest Highway Standard-and'Toiirist *sieeper�.- Tickets sold rduring December arc good for 00 days. Extbriijon will be granted by a payment of $5.00 for each extra fifteen day.a, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS: * J. GORDON, TICKET AGENT, PHONE 612 ' \ J. E. PROCTOR, DISTRICT PASSENGER AGENT, CALGARY: _ -be 50 or 60 cents a bushel below that landeijs drew no long cheers apd good | received by the Amerlohn. T^ls would wishOB from Miller Hugglna when tUey 1 ^ bhd blow to the country. On,the ? ? * � ? ? > ? ? ? ? ? ? < ? ? departed. Manager McGraw has said that Walter Holke has i)layod his last gahie with the Giants. Some managers may have cooled off considerably since their players departed without the usual formalities. At-any rate If Jackson, Felsch, Russell.. Williams, Koike, Mamaux and several other ball tossers are to be tbrownrdhto the m&r^ ket was predicted somi^ hjtisy trading days are ahead. ,� �;;-- 1 ,, HOW MANY YARDS OF 8ILKINE ARE INCUR SHOW WINDOW? RylundB & Co. are giving away a Fur Coat worth $150.00 Free for the nearest estimate and also three rtther valuable prliBes. A coupon With every sale of $1.00 or over. AUTdMQBILE TIRES Eleven Thousand Dollars Worth. We will sell at a special discount up to December 31st, next. All. tires this season's stock, Must make room for. sprlng^.shlp-ment. Alb