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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, DKCEMHKR 18, TUB LETIinniDGK DAILY l-IKKAI.n PAGE TUBER Deadly Parallel on Biddy Bishop's Statement Concern- ing Weeks and Gibbons Dr. Kerby Delivers Two Hril liant Fund' Committee Formed Can Ross Score a Knockout on the Durable One is Fans' Question -Both in Best Shape of iTheir Careers-Club Tries to Get Len Rolands in Place of Billy Weeks W. take as the Rit press asen Kola pages" with 'guff about his protesc 15VCIT few days ho came out with a lieu- story about claim to the wi there in three. While Ross is SIM V' t ne come out to Friday night. lvin Place a little 'Let on the Durable one us tin oilu. t e ilf'wiimi.S; I GreltVllNVboxerS out. U t'does 1 sieep.jirocHiciim punch. Weeks lias failed to come up to the scratcii, Wednesday Christmas date. Rolands is not so tec'be leaned that the Ross-Weck, bout was off: "Gibbons does not impress that he me the notion that ho is very anxious to meet said Mr. Bishop. ex- perience w i t il boxers has been that there Is very little .trouble to arrange a match when both sides arc eager and willing." "Weeks does not impress me bn very anxious to meet said Mr. Hudson. "My cx- perience i til lioxers has been that there is very j... little trouble 'to arrange a match when both sides are eager willing." finer points of the same, wired Rolands offering hi date with Ross. No nnswi received, however, and the Winnipeg iriiiers state that the Milwaukee hoy ]5 Philadelphia for the t.nllKUIUkh widelv advertised as the much-touted Weeks, and it rather surprised the fans when they heard what he had done to the Canadian near-clianin. No one here was heard to express any re- gret, nor were any tears shed ovei Weeks' failure at the Teg. For the fans of Southern Alberta who take in Wednesday night's Co- hen-Ross battle, the Lethbrulge Sports club has secured from the C.P.R. a rate of fare and one-third for parties make" up' parties ot 'that number. (From Our Own {'m'reanonflouO Barons. Dee. The anniversary Berviees in connection with tho Bar- onsvdiurch last Sunday and Monday were a good success considering the weather, which w-as somewhat un- favorable. The inspiring .sermons de- livered by 111'. Kerby were enjoyed by all. On Monday evening Dr. Kerby delivered a very forceful address on "The War and the Now in which he outlined the development ill lerman philosophy and literature, ol ho principles which led to the great conflict now in progress and which the allies are fighting to overthrow. The new day which will be ushered in with tho declaration of peace will witness the triumph of democracy and the development of. the spirit of true human brotherhood. Autocracy selfish individualism will give way to state control and production for use and service. During the af- ternoon on Monday Dr. Kerby. who is chairman of the board or education the city of Calgary, visited the Barons consolidated school and ex- pressed himself as very favorably im- pressed with the idea of consolida- tion and the possibilities of its de- CURLING The following are the results of the and curling games for the Cadillac cup played Friday H.G.OFL1L AFFECT 1SEBM K. Davis 11. Crawford .1. 10. Davidson ID. D. Mc.N'abb j Skip JH. II. Nicliolls Rev. B.urns Jas. Aird J. P. Hamilton Skip L. Mcl.aughlin lusp. Cheney C. Aird K. Carberry .11 Skip Denial of Report From Chicago That Spheroids Would Aviate Next Summer Total K. Haldry .1 S. Gather H. Marnoeh 7 Skip ..21 Total The last same in the City Basket- ball 1 easue will be played tomorrow ni-Iit on the floor of the "Y" gym, between the Philadelphia, Pa, lS.-With the j Macleod a higlicostofliving'averypopua op- tice. _ ice-was. a trifle heavy, holders of the cnn. Mariioch and Car- open for challenge trom aiiyiwo local" rinks or two rinks from ir Taber, on 5-1 horns' 110- Cj.'X. and Knox teams. Nothing in particular hangs oh the game as the crew have the Ew- ert cup cinched. After the Christmas holiday season, however, a new sche- dule will be arranged when it is ex- pected the Battery will have a team on deck. The Battery boasts a con- pie of last year's Calgary champions, The who with three or four good local men now in kbalii. will make, a team men now that will be hard to beat. The second series should prove even more inter- esting than that which night. put over the story that''came out of Chicago a few days ago that base- balls would cost more next year. Tins story said .that the price of the regu. latton ball used in'the major league contests would he advanced from One dollar and a quarter to one dollar and E This story met with a prompt de- nial from Thomas S. Shibe, one of the officers of the A. .1. Reach Company, which manufactures the "Reach.Hall, which is used ia the American League, and the "Spalding which is j used in the National League, and of 'which have been adopted as the standard by numerous minor lea- _ sues and colleges, semi-professional bjg and amateur teams' wherever; base-! ball is played. "While it is said Mr. Shine, "that "the urice of materials used in the manufacture of baseballs has ad- the'retail price of the stand- ard big league baseball will remain at the saine as has been the safe for' years, unless something imfoie- seeri should occur between this >ind next spring. The A. J. Heacli Com- was fortunate enough to get stocks of horseliidos ahead and. we have enough of these hides for next STANDING TODAY The fallowing is jams to date in the Pacific ding of. Coost On Wednesday morning the four- year-old son ot Mr. and Mrs. Wllmer Harris succumbed to an attack of diphtheria. The little fellow had been ailing for a couple of days but was apparently not seriously ill. On Tues- day night the doctor was summoned and foundMhat the diphtheria bad de- veloped that it was impossible to save his life. Interment took place m Thursday at Albion Ridge ceme- iery The sympathy of their friends s extended to Mr. and Mrs. Harris in heir bereavement. Three other cases of diphtheria are now under quarantine: Mrs- A- Har" Millie Harris and Norman Harris.' We are glad to say that all of these are on a fair way to recovery. Another residence made its appear- ance in town yesterday. It came in on wheels frdm a tew miles east. e welcome these additions to our town which is making very favorable, ;rowth.' Mr. Thicker, the machinist, i: building a new garage. Oil Friday evening of last week Mr., and Mrs. H. M. Welsh celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary by. entertaining about forty of their friends to a turkey dinner and socia evening Congratulations and good wishes for many happy returns of the day were tangibly expressed m a goodly number ,of very fine pieces of silverware. O W' Oliver who has been serious- ly ill in the hospital at Lelhbridge, is "Thank you for the wishes and for FRED MITCHELL TO MANAGE CUBS New York, Dec. Percy Haugh- ton owner ot the Bbstan National ton ui League Baseball club, announced to- that he had sold Fred .Mitchell i to the Chicago club of the same lea- gue for.Outfielder Kelly and a cash has returned from MADE IN c. ell will act as manager of the Chicago Philadelphia, Dec. Connie Mack is banking OIK a. husliy ing" Billy .Murray won the decision of of come th roiig ,h ng three judges last night at Taft at the with some wallops nejct summer FRONT PAGE] recovering. H. O. Murray Rochester. Minn. The school children are preparing for a concert which we understand i will be given at the close of the term next Thursday evening. 'M 0 Arnegard had the misfortune to lose one of his horses by being struck by a C. P. H. freight -locomo- tive Mr. Arnegard was loading coal from a car when the train came along md the team becoming frightened, the track -with the The wagon also was swung across above result. "THE FLAVOR LASTS" This great little pick-me-up is full of vigor and vim for the jaded soldier. It quenches thirst, allays fatigue, gives to enervated and refreshing. Every package or parcel for your soldier friend should contain a few packages or a box. Appetite, digestioir and spirits are the better for it. Sold Everywhere JR. CO., Ltd., W'rigley Bldg., Toronto SEALEO TIGHT-KEPT RIGHT completely demolished. Patriotic Fund Committee At a public meeting in .the I. 0. O. hall on Wednesday evening the local Patriotic Fund committee was reorganized for this year, the follow- ing officers being elected: President, J. A..Cow, E. Wallwin; secretary, treasurer, Jas. Blackwood. CHEW IT AFTER F.VERV niake pleasant the work of the corn- usually large this year and it is only treasurer, .JUB. reasonable "that we should respond cided to make an immediate sj ate-, to the appl3ai for assistance malic, canvass of both town and sur- of the men who -_ rounding district. ,A meeting of the; ,oil, OUE lighting, for Let .executive convened on Tnmsdaj ere no shirkers or, slackers m year's, output. By making our own we are'able, to cut the cost tb tile middlemen. "There .has been no material rd- vance in the price ot the cork for ll-e cork-centers, the cork beipg imp 'itf d IrbnvSpain and Portugal. Our profits have been reduced by the increased cost :pf the horsehide, but, owing to efficiency in operation, it is.iO'ir ;i to; put? out'fori 1917 the same high grade oTbasebalis at a cost that-wlll enable ithe retailers to sell tiwu ot ?1.26 each." A PACIFIC COAST HOCKEY PORTLAND BEAT VANCOUVER First Meeting of These Clubs In the Coast League Portland, Ore., Dee. a score of 5 to 3, Portland- defeated the Van couver club In'the Pacific Coast lea gue' fixture here tonight. It was a ding-ding contest, .and was anybody's game .until the last few -minutes. Van- couver started the third period one goal but Stanley quickly equalized, and for nearly 15 minutes the teams' buttled without a score. Portland-then ran. in two goals -in jig time.' It was the first meeting of'the Vancouver and Portland clubs this SEATTLE BEAT SPOKANE. Seattle, Wash., Dec. 15. Seattle, the Spokane club here tonight in the Pacific- Coast league race, blanking the Canaries'to the tune. a. 4 to 0. The: Metropolitans played in stellar form or on the defence nnd forward, line. Spokane faded away in the closing period.. f-Mr Peacock could prove his asser tions'he would like very much to know it. He oniuieu busv and' gather his evidence and wm if he wanted -another session Lethbridge. Mr. Peacock said he would bring the matter before the Le bridge local at its Tuesday meeting and if they instructed nun to ahead he would do Ho wanted o hold another session here after thejhave session closes this week, ami. m.f ,t out for yourself what they are Burton' getting now. aney t By Mr. lleNcill, secretary of the WOUlll iiivij v- J He ordered Mr. Peacock to morning and canvassers were ai pointed to cover the territory. ,A1- ready the following cash donations have :been received in town: OB. Moir 'SIM; H. G. Murray JIM; Wm. De- this regard. n' L. C. De- o understood that, he was it distinctly acting only on the instructions of. the understand the request for an increase in .wages originated TfUtt. the Lethbridse said Commis- sioner Harrison on Mr. Peacock tak- ing the stand. Yes Did' the local have any authentic information as to the increase m the cost of living at the time? I don't believ- that they knew (lour and other v r Operators association: The men were working about half time in July? Yes, abo.ut that. They were working full time in No- vember? Yes. Then isn't it true that the men Have increased their pay by 100 per cent since July. They are getting twice as ing S26- 5'! but they have to lUg ill. believe they bad except butter, milk, eggs, commodities were rise -re has been a or 25 per" cent In prices since much money? Maybe they are, live just the ,same in slack ivben thev are working, full time. Do you know what the average wage is now? it isn't what the Lethhridge Herald' says. Contract workers get about 576 a month. You say he .used to get about a day "'that's quite an increase. There wa4 a man on the stand here a while 'ago. (Mr. Swedish Is referred Did his figures show an increase of 25 per cent.? I will admit it'was not 25 per cent. Rut there-are other prices. I know Ur. Peacock admitted also that- the S'B-'- B. Wallwin 350; J. A. Gow SBO: AC. Freeman ?50; H. I. Plant- ?50; Ed. Schafer E. A. Grant G.G. Pybus 525; W. C. Cooper Jas: Blackwood ?50; C. B. Tho- mas SaCr J E. Hansen 510; Win. Yen- Se ?20- Chas. Heum Yee Chpng ?5C'B McClelland 5'25; G. E. Arm- stro'ror S10; S. F. Rudolf 52; :Wm. Wood Wm. Bush Geo. Vennis- land J- T. Taster Sam Nel- son J- K. Warnock Jas. Mc- Kay 5tt. Total to date It 'is hoped the people generallj A PECULIAR ACCIDENT A peculiar accident happened at Parry Sound by which Henry Feltham an Englishman, aged about forty-fife years, died from 'burns. Feltham works in the cordite branch of the. Nobel and on returning from work to his boarding house, without removing the jacket he wore at the works, sat down snyjke, taking li'tle linnrilinEr llOUSfe keeper on The opportunity has now ariived for hoys trom 15 to IS to join the i Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer Re- serve at nay of fifty centsLper day and tree kit, anl also meu up to 4b with seafaring experience, pay and allowance same as for overseas ser- "vice, These recruits are wanted for Atlantic service and not for oversea- for the duration of the war V J KuTght J AH Union and toms officer to Sarnia to Jot signed up here there from buying goods and have.left to join one ot, .His Majesty's battleships en route to Ihatham, England, and lateu to the North Sea siiuadron. All information., can he obtained from Ere4 W. Dow; ner at the naval recruiting offlce in the Victoria Mansions building Ap plicants after joining will he granted leave if necessary, to attend any business affairs before proceeding east Free transportation, meals the train and sleeper furnished direct to port embarkation. Several Sarnia merchants, it is le- pbrted have been made the object of a systematic boycott- by ladies of Sarnia- in retaliation.for being instrur mental in bringing a special lady cus- toms officer to Sarnia to stop ladies -----a_ port division'Huron stores. work to bis boarding ho.use, without for the overseas removing the jacket he wore at match ins- jvuuc. the sleeve ,of his jacket, which' was, evidently saturated with gun cotton, and the coat burst into flames. f July 1 1 1 here? Not yet. n still thinking. you accept the figures given By Mr.-Kgbert, counsel for the op- erators' You believed; prices had ad- vanced 25 ijer cent When the demand was made? I won't say. Yon told reporters so. quoted as saying so in the Lethhridge Herald of Nov. IClh. _' That was the .opinion of the .local union, What was the average wage of the men a year ago? en a year a I haven't struck any average. The last averages were struck at the time of the strike iii lull, .'flic entry men jwore getting- of a Lathbridge Local had been a little- bit Max In securing figures to i.isUi'y t.l.e demand for a So per cent, wage in- crease, but he thought that work was up to the district officers who are paid to do it. Karliev in the evening Mr. Swedish and Mr. Fia, who have stores at No. 3, were examined. Their prices shbw> cd'practically no variation from .the prices submitted by other witnesses examined previously during the in- vestigation. Mr. Swedish was order- ed to make out accounts of five min- ers, with, families, who had bought from him in July and November, showing the itemized cost ot goods: on the bills tor both months. .Tills infor- mation is to be sent to Mr.-Harrison at Fernlu. The Ferule session opens tomorrow. JFQRD GARAGE 1232 THIRD AVS. S., LETHBRIDGE Buy Your Motorist Friend a Yankee Tire Pump For Christmas He will surely appi eciate -such a gift For sale at THE FORD GARAGE A pair of Warner Lenzes is another suggestion AUTO ROBES We are agents for a .special rubber lined Auto Kobe and invite your inspection. SQUEEGEE DIAMOND TIRES We are excJiiKive agents tor Southern Alberta lor tiie celebrated Squeegee Diamond Tire. 1 i _ Baalim Motor Co. HARRY HOLMAN, MANAGER J ;