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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETUBWDGE DAILY HERALD THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12. 1018 BRINGING UP FATHER' By G; Mc Manus SOME MORE NEW Tyk. MMD fleet saved , olvlllzationt ' anij ,Mr. Roosevelt, in acknowlodglhg the'obligation which the United States owes to the British'navy; saldi 'The peculiar poeltion arid the vital heeds of the British Bmplro render' It Imperative that her navy should be the 'first in the world.' There, exproBsed accurately and generously, la the firat essential of the British policy. "The second essential to be borne in mind la the revolution in maritime warfare caused by the changes In the elzo of armies, the changes in weapons and ' munitions and in modern com^ JESS WILLAi SUED FOR $ 00 [Tom Jones and Jack Curley! Bring Action for Commis-- sion on His Income  NEW YORK, Dec. 11.-Jess.iWill-ard, heavyweight champlion of the world, was made the defendant in a 125.000 suit brought in the supreme court here today by two prominent promoters, Tom Jones and Jack Cur-ley, who formerly acted as his managers. It is alleged that. Willard ceased I paying the two promoters a commls-Veion of 10 per cent, of his income ! trom boxing and theatrical exhibitions when he bought the Jess Willard Wild ' West Show in June, 1917. In the bill of complaint, Jones declares that he and Curley were largely responsible for Willard's success and stated that the champion received ?4,000 a week during the season of 1916 as the star attraction of "101 Ranch." WOROY SCRAP AT N.H.AJEEING MONTREAL, Dec. 11.-The shareholders of the National Hockey Afiso-ciation met here this afternoon at the Windsor Hotel on the call of Messrs. m BEST OF IT N GO WITH TA Bell Rang Half Minute Early in Third Round Which Saved The Champion an RRETON ARROW COLLAR CtOSB mbbitog cut 0P fhont SHOWma A bit OF cbavat band duett, rtabadj & Co., at Cm��d�. Limited ADVICE FREE ; We will advise yon re the care your radiator and do good work if repairs are needed at a minimum cost. There seems to be a difference of opinion about the result of the Ross-Tait four-round go in Calgary on Tues-Quinn and Livingston of Toronto. All day evening. The Herald's special re-the local shareholders were present. � port yesterday seemed to indicate that President Calder, although not a Tait had a shade the better of it, but shareholder, asked permission to be the Morning Alber,tan sport critic present to make a statement. I picks Ross, who, he says, had all the Joseph Meroier, K.C., formerly pre-; liest of it in the first and third, eas-sldent of the National Amateur Ath- ing up ia the fourth, letie Association of Montreal, repre- Those who have seen both Ross and sented the Toronto Hockey club. Al- rpait battle here know that Tait is no most as soon as.the rr.eeting started a jjjatch for Ross. The local middle-verbal fight started between George . People's Forum Communications under this must bear the signatures writers. \ heading of the STRONG FOR WAR SAVINGS STAMPS Lucky Strike, Dee. 9, 191S. To the Editor of The Herald: Sir,-'Now that the government has arranged for the War Saving Stamps, I would like to urge to the readers of the Herald the opportunity they have of helping the government Last winter while in the east, I spent CAN BE NO T (Oo^^Tl^fUKll from Front Paob> sea of any sea now treated as a closed sea. ' "A strong conviction, greatly strengthened and hardened by the lessons of this war, to maintain the minimum of safety for our people and empire, and to be no party to any conflicting or tamperiug with it. "A belief that the conditions of some three months in Southern New | warfare are so changing that we must York and be-came so much interested in the War Savings Stamp movement in the United States that I collected all the facts together with reading matter and posters put out by the U. S. government, leaving them with Mr. Roberts. Sir Thomas White's private secretary, urging them to adopt this method of raising money for the government as it jvould appeal to people of small means who could not afford to pay a large amount on a bond all at once but could contribute many quarters during the month. The thrift stamp was a success from the begin be careful to protect ourselves against hundred thousand and the first battle of Ypres-and later as a Y. M. C. A. worker in France during the German drives. Yet in all those days no one thought for a minute of giving up. We must smash the Hun and make this a decent world to live in. A Catholic priest, a Jewish rabbi and Methodist minister all occupled_one hut in harmony, working always to this end. Millionaires, elderly men, dukes and duchesses, men with little means, men perils aliead. "A readiness to consider any changes put forward by neutrals con-eistent with these essentials. "A desire to co-operate In rendering impossible hideous crimes ' committed at sea. "A readiness as far as compatible with safety In the full sense to pro-' mote any practicable scheme for a league of nations. "In short-a firm resolution as to essentials and an open mind as to secondary matters." In leading up to his conclusion the correspondent says: Differences Diminish "The more the British point of view is understood, the more it will commend itself to impartial opinion. The closer we look at the question from the American angle, the more differences are likely to be diminished. "We are dealing with the world as it still is, and, so far as the freedom-of the seas interferes with the protection of our vital interests is concerned, it means a one-eided disarmament. "It is indisputable that the English SERVICE STATION Attention, Motorists Your battery needs very careful attention during the cold weathex'. Call Our Service Department and we will send for your battery and store same during the winter at reasonable rates at our up-to-date Battery Station. 311 7th Street 8. Phono 616 VULCANIZING RETREADING We have a bargain to offer in 4 32x3i/z k.'& s. Tires. FOR MONDAY �1 R. D. RITCHIE 208 13th St. 8. Opp. Ellison Mllli HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JAR? The Hudson's Bay Co. Is givrag away a $100.00 Victory Bond for the nearest estimate; ----r - ^ 4. t J I with big means, all worked to help ning. In Januarj', just gettmg started,, ,,Qyg j^^^g difference so .h,, fin^.fnnr millinns: Pebru-! jjj^y belonged to the allies. Help them they raised fifty-four millions; Febru arvj a short month, sixty-eight millions, and in March, it exceeded.-one hundred millions. Here is a chance for the school children to show their loyalty to their country by saving their uickles and. weight of course, has about 25 pounds ,_______^ ------ Kennedy, owner of the Canadiens, and on lightweight champion in point dimes and buy War Savfng Stamps. Percy Qulnn^ owner of the Shamrocks, (�,� waight; but even'at that-he is just j in the town I was in Uie principals of ,-,,..K ^^u,, . . .. � .-, .. ! offered a flag to the class formerly the Quebec club, in whiih i ^Yiiltr a battler and-packs twice they accused one another of not hav- jjjg ^g,^ Tait can muster.; TheyAl-ing the necessary number of shacea ^jg^j^^ gayg. Fighting four of the fastest rounds seen in the boxing circles Of Calgary since the old time professional bouts, Sergt. Al. Ross of the 78th Battery, j in the Clubs.which.they claim to control. J. J. Duggan, Wm. Rea and Dr. Crang were elected as school truetees m Edmonton. ANDY "The Radiator Man" 418 Fifth Street South : : : : : : : o ? MAJOR LEADERS TO CONFER ? NEW YORK, Dec. 11.-The ? National Baseball League went > on record here today favoring > a joint conference vrltb the ^ American League to discuss ��' '^'^"^^ over three hundred Tait's face and body to a great extent. The men went into a clinch and Ross Broke in a beautifully clean manner dollars for the Thrift Stamps. The government appointed speakers in each and every town and city call Auto Repair Work HANDLED PROMPTLY AND . CAREFULLY .^STORAGE ACCESSORIES Central Garage PHONE 1023 Old Rosier Rink. cor. 3rd St & : 4th Avenue S., Lethbridge I. W. H. DOWLING W. S. COOK * : > ? : � Kf > > : ? : : : EASTERN HATS Cr^APS IF YOU ARE LOOKING K Eeamsmai. and Real Honest Service at Mo4�ate Cost yiMf illE MAKING NO MISTAKE By Sftek'lnn ^B�r Bsjairing and Overhauling Done at the Palaee Oarage, 2nd Ave. S. srexmmr & sjavzh - automotive engineers ; BroKe m a oeautiiuiiy ciean manner i - v,^ - - , , r while Tait lunged his right to Roes'j the-Four Minute Men, who would r jaw. Ross then led with his left and ! 8� ^^ovle Pic ures and thea- Yithe gong found him hammering Tait's i f^^^ during the intennissions address-riface heavily. Ross' round by a wide i "'^ audience on the subject urg- ' mg them to buy all the Thrift stamps possible. Now that the war is over, people may not feel the same enthusiasm they would have had, had the stamp appeared earlier but the Government needs the money now just as much as before the war, as the men over there will have to be fed, their salary paid and be brought liome. also the government needs money to loan to those who go back to the land to help give them a start again. These men have given their all for us. Many have died for us that the principles of democracy may live and it is our place now to sacrifice and pledge every quarter we can. Here is an opportunity tor G. R. Marno'ch, president of the Lethbridge board of' trade, to get in some of his magnificent work he put into the Victory Loan for Southern Alberta and with Mr. Baalim and Mr. Gibbons they should put Lethbridge again to the front in this Thrift Stamp movement. President Wood of. tlie U. F. A. is another person to push this movement before the farmers and make them realize,the importance of contributing every quarter .they can. This is an margin. Round Two-Tait lunged a heavy right swing on Ross' nose and Ross started bleeding. Ross then smashed his left to Tait's face and both men were bleeding. Both men went into a clinch, and before "Cappy" had called "break" Tait bad landed heavily on Ross' nose and bOdy. Round even, if anything a shade to Tait. Round Three-Ross went right after Tait with his left and swung five heavy ones before he recovered himself. Tait seemed helpless against Ross' heavy attack and the sound of the gong saw Tait nearly in. Great dispute then arose when it was found the gong had rung 30 seconds ahead of time. This lost Ross his best chance of a knockout. Ross' round easily. Round Four-Ross landed heavily with his left on Tait's face, but Clonle retaliated with two swift ones to Ross jaw. At this point both men were bleeding profusely from the nose and seemed all In. Simultaneously Ross and Tait both started an attack and a series of clinching and rushes kept the fans going for about two minutes. Rose then broke away in. his same ' opportunity for every one to 3how AGENENT T have aeqnlied iM oth'iT interest, apart from that previously owned by m.rjfelt, Jji Ha* iaa-lness known as the Bijou Motor Parlors, Ltd., and am now gfrias siie fausIneEs my personal attention... ...... The name ha* l>e*3 changed to the Bijon-Motors, a new repair shop has been iosUBed. alterations made to the building and everv t95?lUty, provided for tti easure better service. Your business will be glypn careful and complete satisfactory attention. BIJOU MOTORS lindar Personal Management of Owner, H. E. Renkenberger. clean manner and Tait with a swing at his opponent's ja\y. The gong found both men breathing heavily and apparently tired out. Round even. All bouts were no decision and left to the press to decide. A good-sized crowd turned out to see the fight and were all satisfied with the bouts: The Ross-Talt fight and the Landers-Woods battles were easily two of the fastest and most exciting yet seen in the city. their love for their country and for the men over there who have accepted the supreme sacrifice for God, for country and for humanity. . WILLIAM N. MERRIAM. ARMY BOXING BOUTS LONDON, Dec. 12.-In addition to the other bouts In the interallied boxing tournament, which were reported, F. C. Laney, of the American navy, defeated Corp. Biiigham. of Canada. Both men were feathenweights. Eddie Coulon, of the American army, beat .T. Davies of the British navy, in a featherweight bout. Lightweight Gamester, of the British Royti.l Air Force, defeated Eddie Shannon, of the American army. C. M. Laney, of the American navy, beat Wilkinson, of the British navy, in the mlddleweigUt contest, win the war. I have stood by the hour helping to serve chocolate to American boys, helped British boys, including Canadians and Australians, about Paris. Walking the lengths of the Champs Elysee, Avlth some poor blinded Frencn pollu. In England eve'rything was done for the soldier boy, no matter what nationality if only he bejonged to an allied nation. . "Over There" it did seem as though we all belonged to one big family of nations. Now I come into Canada within two months after my return to America and read this article by Mr. Gadsby with amazement and indignation. Indignant because I know it, does not reflect the ideas of the Canadian, British or American soldier to^vard the French nor toward each other. Neither does it, I am sure, reflect the attitude o� any of their people, nor are the French so rapacioufi as described by Mr. Gadsby. , The great re-construction time is'be-forus. The most critical time of all To smother our desire for revenge, to have to feed, those whom we loath, hate and despise, at our own deprivation, to keep down Bolshevism, an archy and the hydra-headed other evils that dally arise. To be just to the enemy and just to_ ourselves, demands all the Christian spirit within us. Ours is to make for this big good. At the great -Peace Conference at Paris it is going to be no easy matter for the several nations assembled to submerge national aspirations, ambitions and desires, keep out greed, envy and malice, consider other nations, adversions, ambitions and desires when they come into conflict with our own, and give away when necessary with good grace for the benefit of all for the "Good of Democracy." All this will require international altruism. If Mr. Gadsby's letter does any of these things I fail to see it. Perhaps if his article were printed in but a single newspaper it would be of small matter, though such sentiments as those expressed should be rebuked at all times. Should it be, however, a syndicated letter~whlch I strongly suspect it is, appearing as. it will In thirty or forty newspapers throughout Canada and the Unite^ States it might do infinite harm with its innuendoes, mls-leadlng statements and patronizing air, so enraging to the: people of the United States. His article smacks so of Ger-mart propaganda I am tempted to send it to the' proper authorities. Such a|' letter is good moat to the long haired Gerinan pacifist, Bolshevlkl, anarchist, and their like who have led the un enllghteiied Russian on to madness; Russia, our one time frleind. and will Mr. Gadsby consider why the Unite j: States w^s such a friend of Russia. At any other time this thesis of Mr. Gadsby's Vvould pass with an amused smile, but at so critical a period, such Overcoats and Ulsters ';GW is the time to pick out the Overcoat or Ulster' that you are going to wear during the very cold . weatnier. We are ready to show you the new styles in..^i>ie-iihported Irish and Scotch Cloths and the'bat of tb�!;Canadian weaves. Vfe.hstve these attractive Overcoats and Ulsters from $25 to ,$7S:^and with Fur Collars, up to $150. -J!CeTO McKELVIE & McGUIRE LETHBRIDGE ''597 DISAGREES WITH ARTICLE Lethbridge, Deo. 4, 1918. Editor of the Herald: Sir,-Although a subject of the United States and a sojourner within your _.....____________, ,_____________ gates I write to protest against the, ggntmients should be downed and the article entitled "Uncle Sam Pays His ' only cry be that of Duma's hero "One Debts," by II. F. Gadsby .which ap- for all and all for one." � poared in the Lethbridge Herald, Nov. Respectfully, 30th. F. C. OSBORN. I shall not attempt to answer the igg So. Third St.. misleading statements of this very j Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. envious, jealous writer lest I be con founded with him. But, I do wish to' call attention to the fact that at present the thinking people of the different nations of the entente are striving to forget any ditfer.mce thsy may have had with their now allies. ; To uso a slang expression, now is the time we must all put our-"forget-, terles" to work. ' ^ I I was in England for a number of months when this great war began during tho dark days of the ilrst one ' r. O. Box 518, Lethbridge. HOW MANY YARDS OF SILKjNE ARE IN OUR SHOW WINDOW? Rylands & Co. are giving away a Fur Coat worth $150.00 Free for the nearest estimate. Also three otber valuable prizes. A coupon witn every sale of %1M of sver. spend; c BACK home Imperial Ulmitetl tolidpti'eal S118.45 IN Eastern Caiiada IXouble Daily Train Service Corresponding fares to Other Eiiterri Points Double Daily Train Service Trans-Canada to Toronto $103.20 Safe, Comfortable Travel on ti-,e World's Greatest Highway Compartment Observation Cars, Standard and Tourist Sleeperiu Excellent Dining Car 8ei-vlce. Tickets sold during December are good for 60 days. Extension will be granted by a payment of $5.00 for each extra fifteen daya.  |=0:R^FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS: J.GORDbN, TICKET AGENT, PHONE 512 J.E. PROCTOR, DISTRICT PASSENGER AGEMT, CALGARY. STOCKTAKING SALE AUTOMOBILE TIRES Eleven Thousand Dollars Worth. We will sell at a speciar discount up to December 31st, next. All tires this season's stock. Must make room for spring shipment. All the standard makes and sizes Including our special Diamond SaueegoO. This is your opportunity. Display at our show room. BAALIM MOTOR Go. BACK OF UNION BANK LEAVE YOUR OLD TIRES AND TUBES IN OUR RED CROSS BOX' 8393 ;