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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta '1 ' 1 , i 1 > , 1> SIX 2 THE LETHBrnOGEDAfL* I ,9 "'BRlNGm'G UP FATHER OEMPSEY'S MEAT 'Kayoed in On^ Minute of Wliat Was to Have Been 20wiU; Jreveal;more bodies in the ruins. The cause of the fire has not beep learned. NINE FOOTBALL PLAYERS KILLED Decrease in Fatalities' Due To Proper Pliysical Training Says A. A. Stags CHICAOO, Dec. 18.-Football claimed the lives of nine players during the 191S season-three less than^the 1917 toll, nine less than in 1916 and seven under the toU of 191B, according to figures compiled by the Associated Press! today, in-1914 there werte 15 deaths. yirtually all ot the victims were' "free lance" players not participating, in gfimes'conducted uuder college and; .university physical direction. Sgme of' them bad : only' limited knowledge of the game. i "The-figures will continue to .decrease until fatalities 'ini America's roughest outdoor game have\been entirely eliminated," said A.; A. Stagg, the veteran football coach at the University of Chicago, today. He added that the greatest menace to the game Is the lack ot proper training ^^and, proper physical examination. WMle eome of the larger high schools npw require physical'examination, in m6st-'of the smaller cities this Is entirely'ignoreci. In tlie Old Land->yoting of Soldiers is Now Proceeding HAVE ELECTION LONDON; Dec. 16.-^(By J. P.' B. Llvesay, Canadian Press correspondent.)-^What .etrikes Canadians most about the election cmapaign which closed with the polling on Saturday is its extraordinary dullness. This, no doubt, was because all parties seemed agreed that Premier Lloyd George was certain to be returned by a sub- (From Our Own Corresoonaent^ ' BARONS. Dec. 17.-^The postponed, nominatlQns for die town council were hold yesterday when the following gentlemen were nominated:: J. K. Wamock, Dr. Wallwin, Hugh Murray, It M. Welsh, C. W. Hansen, n. J. Mdndflj J. Ji Delany and William Ven-ables. � Presum.ably election will take place oh>~Mond'ayr ? The 'flu epidemic has apparently disappeared from Barons, the last patient in hospital haying' been discharged on Saturday. There was one death in the country last week. Miss Lynn, east of town. It is repm-ted, however, that the country districts are now also free from the disease. Mr. R.S. Taylor met with an accl- CHINESE JOINTAT stantlal majority, and, \vlth the pos-1 dent on Tuesday, which caused con- Perf ect'f or tiie Pipe ddiciouB, handy, ecooomical, keepbg its rich nxusture .and fragrance unimpaired' for any length of time, and burning slowly^ but freely- thoie are the qualities which you will find in 20 cents Tke Perfect PIni Smokm^Tdlneci^ Slice a pifieful, fresh from'the plug, just when you want it, fill your pipe not too tight, light up and you will enjoy a smoke of rieal satiefaction. Try it >�. � ' ' TkRtckCiiyTtbMMa., LWtel. Qi^ttM. IF YOU ARE LOOKING . for Economical and Real Honest Service at Moiderate Cost V YOU ARE MAKING NO MISTAKE By Having Your Repairing and Overhaullna Done at the ^e, 2nd Ave. S. XUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS sible exception of Labor, none of -his opponents would welcome a different result. The country, in fact, agreed that the man who made victory possible is the man best fitted to undertake reconstruction. Where diver-; gence of opinion exists is over the character of the coalition behind him. Should Be More Representative It is undoubtedly unfortunate that his government is-not more widely representative, especially dt Labor. AH London papers agree that no basis Ifl offered for an-estimation of the' results because too many factors entered into the eleoMon.. Firstly, there �, which, on gat-Its, outnumber'^d i there was] the' Impaign, whose DIES IN ENGLAND Mathias, Famous Hackney and Sire of Many Show Ring Champions, is no More News ot the death in Kngland-of the famous- hackney stallion,- -Mathias, the leading'jtire of high-stepping harness horseSj-was received by Secretary Charles. W., measure of BupceBs>|can be guaged only when''the,'vote fe counted. With thi(? is couplttd the political'future of that sectioiiiV;Of historic Liberalism J&yal to A^^nlth. Finally, there is the absentee "eoiaiers' vote, which can be counted. If iTCoelved^Si the mall of December 28- : , Are Apathetic ' Returning from the Rhine through France, your correspondent made inquiries -v^herever poEiible of British tmlts concerning their attitude toward the. elections. iGeneral opinion was that the men were apathetic, con-seqbiently vote record will be but a moiety of the soldiers. The reason 'often given was thet 'the men feel the elections should' not have been held until demoJ)IlIzatl6n was complete, and In a few, cases it was added that soldiers .on their rehim will take the situation Into their own hands. The dlfltrlbution ot ballots is also far from complete. Polling day Itself was the 'flattest thing Imaginable. Hitherto elections have been a season of national holiday, and spread over three weeks, with stump orators, bands; general turmoil and- excitement passing progressively through the conetituencies, with- climax after pUmax as the vote was �, counted. Holding the elections In one day cut out these picturesque features, and the ardor of t^e poQitlcal enthusi- i asts was still f^irther dampened by 1 the postponement of the declaration ! of the result for a fortnight. Radical Reconstruction  Behind all this is the, grave sense of national responsibility, premonitions, new cleavages, new groupings and radical reca(nstruction of the state's fabric, Dull though It may be on the surface, Incficatlons are not lacking of tho seething unresf> beneath. Competent polIticianB consider that even though the Coalition government is returned by a substantial majority it is only a makeshift to tide the country over the' reconstruo siderable damage to his car'and might have proved serious to himself. W^iIle driving Aome from town the steering-gear of his automobile broke, causing the car to swerve and run into the fence. The front axle and both front wheels were smashed and the engine was badly damaged, as^well as Renders, radiator, and other trojit' portions of the machine, but Mr.' Taylor; himself fortunately escaped' -vithout,injury. . ^ Mr.. J. E.;Hanseni.'has?*ecelvedjl|Is discharge from the ' Royal" , Plying Corps. _ , -c � � -J--- Rev. Malley has installed a' photographic studi9, fit the. Parsonage, and is going in- foe, ^rotcssibnal .phbto-graphy. 'SDorlng the -past jjfreek he tooljc phoj;dKfaph8 of sev^raf'ivDups of chlldrenij'%ith highly satlffacioryre'-sults.Mj*. Malley Isjl cam^ii-man of considerable experience, ;aa:'^8':10iir :'Pwn CcrrCKOondehV) NOBLHF.ORD, Dec. 17.-Last Wednesday night the Chinese Cafevhere was raided by a detachment of the A. F.'P. and as a result the proprietor Lee Yee; appeared before Justice of the P�ace, El. C. j Cranstoun ajid M, Welch, charged With gunning a gaming house. 1 - Lee Tree, who evidently knew that the goods were going to be proved and as cold Vour battery needs ful attention during weather. Call Our Service ,. ^--'Dqiajto^iit;^;?; and we will send! for your battery apd store same dtving the winter at reasonable rates at our up-to-date Battery citation. 811 7th Strett 9* ' ' Phons 616 VULCANIZING ~ RETREADING We have � bargain to offer In 4 32x3!/a K. & 8^RE IN OUR SHOW WINDOW7 Rylands & Co. are giving away a ;Fur poat worth 8160.00 Free for 0e nearest estimate. Also three other valuable prices, A coupon' with every sale of fl.OO or ova�. SPEND CHRISTMAS BACK HOME �� IN Eastern Canada m Imperial Limited /to Montreal $11S.45 Double Daily Train Servfeer^ Double Daily . Train. Service Trans-Canada to Toronto $103.20 Corresponding Fares to ; "Safe, QomfertsbliS'Triivel^en the World's Greatest Highway Coinpartmeht Observation' Cars, Standard and Tourist ^l^epers. Excellent Dining Car Service. < Other^Eastern Points Tickets sold during December are good for 60 days. Extension will be granted by a payment of $6.00 for each extra fifteen'days. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND RE8�RVATION91i< ' J. GORDON, TICKET AGENT, PHONE 512 J. E. PROCTOR, DISTRICT PASSENGER AGENT, CALGARY. If Ydu Need New lires SEE us We can sqve you mon6y. Special reduced prices until December 3lBt. Come In ani^ examine our stock. ^ BACK OfTuNION BANK LBAVEYOUROLOTIRESA-ND TUBES IN OUR REDCROSS BOX 60??73 ;