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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE teTHBAlDGE DAILY HERALD DECEMBER M BRINGING UP FATHER By McManii HE WVs LtiNC TO ME I DIONi THE PHONE 3NOURS LATER The Sport Page SKATERS ENJOY Hockey Games May Be Staged of Closed Rink is Being Shown Opening of Boxing Season Finds Colored Glove Artists in Better Faror With Henderson Lake present ing the fineit sheet of lee in its nad with moonlight into the the skat ers have bean enjoying them selves to the The wind last night Interfered with but that has simply left the crowtt more eager to go tonight if the weather Is All of which gees to demon strate that the people of Leth bridge are suffering from lack of good healthy winter sport and they will continue so to suffer un til Lethbridga can beast a modern ice That Is something that should come within the next year and it will come if the people will only bestir while there is good ice at thp lake the hockey fiends are itching to get at Cappy Poapsts Hasbeens and Herb Skelths Bearcats are rarln to get st one anothers throats with puck and and a challinch may be expected any Then watch but for There are several new speed artists In the city besides a number of the old puck chasers back from the a hockey game which would be historic in the annals of the game could be TO ALLOW SUBS IN The AlliedAmerican Football asso ciation of one of the prominent soccer football leagues of the Quaker adopted a rule permitting tho substitution of a player in all matches of the organization in the event that a player is The referee of the match is to be the judge of permitting the substitute to be It was made in order to assist In popularizing the game and because there is no rule in the laws of the game preventing the use of substi the open ing of the boxing season in the middle westthe younger members of the mitt game are getting Last the game did not thrive in the middle west In it was a very disappointing one and proved a losing one for the Many of the firstline box ers are on the other side now doing their but there are quite a number left who are still in the with many of the youngsters coming to the There may be another point that will help the game in the middle west this introduction of the colored It is something new to the boxing fans of the middle section as in the past he ccloned boys have never been given a chance to show Mixed bouts have always been frowned but contests be tween the best colored fighters have always been tolerated in the east and other parts of the Since the colored soldiers have been sent abroad to fight for Uncle Sam there seems no good reason why these colored men should not be given a fair shake with the mitt There have been some wonderfully clever boxers among like Sam Jack Sam Joe Harry Kid Jeff not forgetting the late Joe Cans and George The Wisconsin boxing commission has given the latter con sideration and wants to do the right and fair thing with the colored FINE RECORD OF NATIONALLEAGUE More Than Half of its Players In Army and Navy MINISTER OP WAR RESIGNS secretary of publicity In he German has an nounced to the congress of sojdiers and workmen that the Prussian minister ot has re than onehalf of the baseball players who composed the eight clubj of the Na tional league for a greater part of the championship season of 1918 or were up to the time the war with the Some saw actual two were killed in Uncle i Sams and the men were rep resented in pretty much every branch of the There were considerably more than half with the fraction over 64 per to be Data which John acting president of the National has just fin ished show that 103 of its players were in the This is entirely apart from those who went into essential It means men in j actual service with the army or There is nothing whatever in figures suggestiveof slacker as ap plied to professional baseball players as a The players of the National league did their share fully as fight ing The facts probably says Acting President who is given to conservative j that baseball gave as great if not greater per of its employees than any other A half dozen men or so jumped to shipyard and steel but twenty i times that number were or are to be j found in army in navy VicePresident of Connecticut State Game Board Positive Species Still Exists NEW it possible that the passenger which was once so numerous that it darkened the sun In its is not extinrt after all vice president of the Con necticut state board of fisheries and is very positive that he has MAYOR RESENTS I One was a fine fullfledged cock within recent and he has fur nished game commissions of Con necticut and New York and the Am erican Game Protective association with a account of his observ This reads in part as follows About the middle of while j fishing with a friend at Grannis pond in the town of I now Lake I discovered three passenger pigeons perched on a dead tree in plain not more than 50 feet away and almost directly over There is absolutely no doubt of their specimen of the with all the an other was a fullgrown hen and the third individual a yearling cock with slightly mottled These birds were oa the property of the Forestville Pishing On June 2 the three birds observed again by a and on June 9 another friend saw the two old Knows Passenger I am 61 years of age my first hunting was at the age ot 13 and the first birds I shot were passen ger Jlly father had a pigeon bed and many times early in the morning and just at night when a small have been out with him and helped catch the Mourning which are fre quently mistaken for the passenger December Editor Lethbridge your December 17th issue you have on page nine a news item Will be heard on Robbery in the last lines of which you say Indications are that the contro versy between tho City and Provincial Police will wax warm befoVe the case is finally settled as it is understood the Provincial Police believe there Is something behind the case which does not appear on the on jfighting ships or in the armies j are very common here and I 1 am thoroughly familiar with their Tho 103 men in the service were apj 1 portioned as follows Army draft 42 army 22 navy GOLF GAMBLING Wagers n golf sanies om links in Louisvilles public parks have been prohibited by the board of park corn It had come to the notice of the board that there was much gambling on games and and that some people were making a liv ing on the Manross anil three friends who observed the birds it different times This is construed by many who have read the news Item and spoken to me about as meaning that the Provincial Police think that the City Police are in some way connected with a I do not know what tho Provincial Police may mean if their view Is properly interpreted by your but I do know and emphatically state here that there is ho participation in this case by the City Police in any sense other than that a charge robbery was laid with the City Police by a party named Angelo claiming to be as takerf from the City Police Blotter 909 Phone message received from foreman of Federal Coal at the River reporting that a man was down tAere complain ing of being beaten up last Advised him to send the man to the Angelo Avion laid information against Richier of commit ting robbery with True copy of report received by Short on 1918 from City Police record Sydney The City Police at once started on a trail which led up to the advlsnblllty of arresting and bringing before the one not as the paper who happened to be a member of the Provincial Police It is simply a caae so far City Police Force is concerned of plain duty on behalf of a person who claims to have been robbed of a considerable sum of the trail leads to a member of the force is not a good enough excuse to The complainant wants jus tice and what evidently in terests him his money I think it is a pity that you even If by insinuations throw aspersions on the City Police Force when it is only performing its plain Yours following urn available of deeds which were recognized by tho con ferment of the Military Cross Daniel led his company In splen did fashion against machine Run reaching final Thomns White dashed forward machine gun section through ft driving out the onemy with Elmer attended wounded In post at tacked by enmny flying very when many casualties Dasll crawled to nn emplacement with three men nnd killed nil tho James Van followed n tank with n ma chine gun to the enemy firing from the top into the Capt Alexander Winni declined to although nerl wounded in the until the position was al tnoUgh severely would leave the trench until Be line was l FIRST OFFICIAL CALL the new American ambassador at Lon made his first official call when he went to the foreign offlca to see the foreign secror The new ambassador will pre sent his credentials to King George within a few 32 v aviation volun1 have made affidavit to the fact that Sixtyone of the 103 play thoy were1 undoubtedly passenger per and be1 fore the draft law became Some years various indlvid The 103 were mostly players who j uals interested In the passenger took part in National league chain pigeon offered a reward in excess of pionship games In 1917 or Of for any one discovering the next the twenty who didnt play in either undisturbed nest of such a This i 1 the 1917 or 1918 championship camreward was withdrawn a few years paigns eighteen had joined their The last known individual of the spective They were fullfledged j species died in captivity in the Cin JUNIOR CHAMPS RETIRE La Salle Institute of last seasons junior retired from competition in the Ontario Hockey O cinnati Zoological gardens September Lee assistant curator of IF YOU ARE LOOKING for Economical and Real Honest Service at Moderate Cost YOU ARE MAKING NO MISTAKE By Having Your Repairing and Overhauling at the Palace 2nd STODDART A RAVEN AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS Mitchell Motor Cars QUALITY ACCESSORIES EXPERT REPAIRS MILLER GEAREDTOTHEROAD GUARANTEED TO GIVE A PEW GOOD BUYS IN SECOND HAND tf BIJOU MOTORS THE HOUSE OF SERVICE Under New FIFTH STREET SOUTH ALBERTA members they were on the In addition to those In active ser vice more than 100 players found es sential employment either during or birds at the New York just after the pennant in ordj states that the passenger in nitrate and steel pigeon can be bred in captivity with airplane factories or on comparative They became directly product Than Billion in One ive in various ways and more than1 Audubon estimated that an average one received the commendation of his nock of these pigeons contained a employer for diligence and intellibillion and a riuarter which con genco in his Some were promotSUmoa more than bushels of They brought learned mast in a days William on the ball to their j in his The Passenger as the last authenticated report of those pigeons having been seen in the This Is A report comes from reliable sourc based on a statement by John Bur es that Georges tha the wellknown to French heavyweight is cdmthe offeot that one of his Ing to the United ijtates the first of j Charles saw large the and he is coming to fighi flock of the pignons near any one the promoters want to dig up Greene in April of that TAKE YOUR RADIATOR TROUBLES ANDY THE RADIATOR MAN 418 FIFTH STREET SOUTH HELL FIX IT DEMOCRATS BIO LEAD NEW lacked only votes of trebling tho lead of Governor Whitman the completed to of ballots cast by New York city soldiers and in the Novem ber gubernatorial He ed a total of and Whitman only The addition of the soldier and sail or votes gave these totals for the two candidates THREE MEN ARRESTED have been issued for the appearanco in the police court on Wednesday i morning of manager of the Mountain Spring Brewing i and J McMauus Thomas manager of the King I upon charges of keeping for sale and also under the orderin council the importing of liquor into the This Is in connection with the haul of about worth of whiskey made by the police on Friday evening last from the cellar of a vacant CARPENTIER IS COMING SOON Auto Repair Work HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY STORAGE ACCESSORIES Central Garage PHONE 1023 Old Roller 3rd 4th Avenue Lethbrldge DOWLING Radiator Leaking When your radiator leaks bring it to us for We have the best equipped shop in town for this kind of All radiators repaired under our different processes arc guar anteed leakprpof on leaving the Radiators put through differ ent processes of rins ing and boiling before Shop at the rear of Dallas Hotel on Main Lethbridge Radiator Repair Station Phone 300 Box 978 WillMJ SERVICE STATION Motorists Your battery needs very care ful attention during the cold CaH Our Service Department and we will send for your bat tery and store same during the winter at reasonable rates at our uptodate Battery 311 7th Street Phone 616 AUTO TIRES VULCANIZED OF ALL SIZES Ry the Famous Haywood System RETREADINO REPAIRING By experienced All work Special Equip ment for Rim Cut RITCHIE 208 13th Ellison Mills HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JAR The Hudsons Bay Is giving away a Victory Bond for the nearest for This certainly ought to be good news for fight promoters and The late Judge Beeman of In an article contributed as tha Frenchman is a very to a sportsmans publication in 1914 popular champion on both sides of tho With a brilliant and the stated that up to 1868 there was only a slight lessening of the numbers of the passenger pigeon and that their flights prospects of a fortune ahead of did not ontlroly ceaseuntll some tims he joined the French aviation corps after As late us according at the outbreak of the war in 1914 to Judge thpre was one nest and lias boon in active service overling ground in Michigan which was 4 With all tho hardships on the j by 28 miles in Nestings were battle front he has come safely 1 also reported In Michigan as late as through and lias niado a comeback that is truly When he arrlvns arrangements will In connection with Manross report It is interesting to note that three men very likely be madn to have him meet of students of Jack and a bout between recently that they saw a them would be a headliner would j small flock of passenger pigeons some go a long way toward bringing the j whore between West Galway and boxing game to life again and wake i An account of their discov tho drowsy fans out of a trance that has held them for nearly two It needs a man like Carpentier to atari the hull rolling and he tho boy that can do it if any one The Frenchman needs as ho is down to hia last and he in ery was mibllHhod In Science of No vember TWO YEARS TO RETURN TO NORMAL CONDITIONS Md least a perhaps will be EXIDE BATTERY THOMPSON IN CHARGE All Makes of Batteries Repaired and Work Lethbridge Motors 60 SPEND CHRISTMAS BACK HOME Imperial Limited to Montreal IN Eastern Canada Double Daily Train Service Corresponding Fares to Other Eastern Points Double Daily Train Service TransCanada to Toronto Comfortable Travel on the Worlds Greatest Highway Compartment Observation Standard and Tourist Excellent Dining Car Tickets sold during December are good for 60 Extension will be granted by a payment of for each extra fifteen FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS TICKET PHONE 612 DISTRICT PASSENGER tends to extend his campaign all over j required before tlm nation can return the and it JH within reason to normal pence and we to believe that Denver will uoe tho will be fortunate if conditions abroad great boxer wield the mitts at the make demobilization possible at so Stockyarda stadium with some good early a mild Secretary Daniels here i HOW MANY YARDS OF 8ILKINE ARE IN OUR SHOW WINDOW UylanOs are giving away a Fur Coat worth SJ15000 Freo for the nearest Also three other valuable A coupon with every sale ot or If You Need New Tires SEE us We can ssve you Special reduced prices until Decent her Come in and examine our BAALIM MOTOR BACK OF UNION BANK LEAVE YOUR OLD AND TUBES IN OUR IICO CROSS BOX ;