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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 19t7 PAGE TUBE "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus- WHAT5THE KM TEH WITH HIM? ALEX. 1HE GREAI caiHra our aitcniiou lo-in( President of Phillies Says Star few great referees ure left. We inay Hasn't Anj-thing Tbe of the bewnn and stane will doum to In good ihaoe and tha Mason tomorrow irtth tnat voo4 o14 bardy annoal UM Praldant ra Hie Vice President he moat ever, :Abour.' 40 linka are expected to Inc all the buslneaii banks and other aggregations, too' he- terogeneous to classify. Bntrlo tar till event (herald be ciade with' any of the Bonsplel com- mittae not later linn 10 a.m. on Wed- Entrance JJ.OO per rink, proceeda to go to the Red Cross and I.O.D.D. rlaii to contain two green curlers, two ladlts or-one lady and one green curler. club will supply rocks; compe- titor! are relocated to bring their own brooms. The draw will he made at noon Wednesday, and the rinua drawn lor that ereolo; will'be ratified by phone. Subexromt drawi will be pubUihed la Herald. The BoaapUl coaunlttM la as fol- lowa: C. B. Carberrj, (W. J. Nelaoii ft D. D.'McN'abb, (City Barnaas J. 8. Klrkham, (Ball W: U. McKenale, (W. L. McKenila t John Marnoch. Chicago Mitt Artist Will Be Here In Time to Give Fans a 'Glimpse Phil .Harrlaon le expected to leave Chicago today for Leth- brldge for hla 10-round bcut on Neyr yaaKa eve. ..Tranteortatjon been wlrei him .ta the Windy City, :he ahould In pfanty of -time to give the fane a chance to h Tm over before There neyvr waa greater ett'tn any match staged In Leth- brldge than the New Year'a Eve bout, and fane from all parti the eoiith an planning to be en deck. Roae Is .going to be In the beet condition of hla career. He he le going up agaliwt i Packey McFarlind atyle of fighUr, and .that he trill likely have go the whole ten ,'lt full atearh ahead, to he !i leav Ing nothing to chance. Condition will be a big feature In the mult J and R Ma will have all there le of K that he can get. FULTON WILL J FIQHT BILLY MISKE Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. Pred fulton, Rochester, heavyweight and Billy Mlske of St. Paul We been signed un 1'or a (en-round, kulecislon bout to be helil at SI. Pail m Jan. IS. WALT ECKERSALL "BOOTED" ONE Picked High School PUyere for All- American Team. Atlanta, Deo. football fans of this city are enjoying a loud guffaw at the.expense of Walter Eckeraall, Chicago football When Eckersall's selection of an "ill Amer- ican" team waa reprinted here today the fans saw that Sault and'McCord "of Georgia Tech" were given the places at left guard and tackle. Dil- igent Inquiry finally developed the fact that Sault and McCJord are mem- bers of the Tech. high school team, champions of Atlanta Preparatory Echool league. Passing of Charley White Has Left Few Capable Ring Referees (By Otto When "Old Eagle Bye" i eipert, who bandied many an iiuport- Cbarlle ant championship affair; and Edtf'.c White pissed away Ihe other weeX, it Smith of Oakland, Cal. They have all passed away these Queensberry con- our o. the fact Uiat noisseurs. Bay but few of even ordinary caliber Then we had that other class who are officiating today. With Ihe de- iirak tuelr lives in their hands many of C. White there passed away times when they officiated in "finish" the last of school of men able to _ referee a bout Intelligently and on Its New Tprk, Dec. Aler- merits. This Is a broad statement to flghts, under the London prize ring rules. Tako Al Smith, for Instance, who gut Into tie ring In remote places W. R. Wilson Entertains Those Who Made Success of Loan Campaign ..r Ior make, but we are ready to subslan- with the toughest element poselble Philadelphia, Nationals, recently sold Hate every word of It. Tako Billy I surrounding the stockade and who Kllllfcr for will receive no part Hoche of New York and Ed Smith of fearlessly gave his decisions. There, Se according to Frcsl- Chicago, include McGulgan and -S5.I, accorillne Io "Pop" O'Brien of Philadelphia and It dent William Bakar of tie Philadelphia furnishes to you a quartet ot ring of- it j i ficlals wbo stand alone in that capac- If Alexander wants any bonus he ity today. All the others ore ot med- must look to It from President Weegh-1 locre type ami 90 per cent ot them !ald BaV-er hero last are veritable Jokes. When "I i., aee no relstm we you watch them officiating note how, should turn any ot the money recelv-. without a word of protest or warning. ed for Alexander over to that player.'they allow the boxers to clinch, wres- As a matter of fact there Is no need tie, use, the kidney punch or violate r 'lgnlns contract- the rule's in-every other conceivable with Chicago. We have assigned his then yen get a true contract, which covers the seasons of, line on their ability without further and 1919, over to the Chicago'! comment necessary to prove their ut- fliih Tli- T, _j jt_ _ J r club. By the provisions of the new contracts Rlgned by players last spring they agreed to go to whatever club they are lent, whether major or min- or, at ume or smaller salary." ...It's but a glance backward when we hence all aort.ol protection is .given had George whom none j tbe man who renders the Judgments ter inerfftiency. was Jerre Dunn In the flame class, and Prank Sterensoa as well. Old Dick-Hoche, who died the other day, could boast oE such exper- iences. R took men of grit beyond that possessed by the ordinary mortal to face some of the ordeals these men dM. How they always managed to extricate themselves from every ser- ious crisis We lack that type of ring official; noir. thero would be no fecesslty for a man of thaV.klnd or caliber now. All boxing bouts are conducted at present under the supervision of tho authorities. In most cases they-arc legalized sports, down to Its usual pace agrln, after the i Put iiearti enjoyed. K] exciting election campaign, and every- body seems glid that it IB over, even those staunch Liberals who stood up and took such a good walloping from the Unionists. W. R. Wilson, general manager of the Crows Nest Pass coal company, gave a dinner to the Victory loan cam- better-ever judged a contest; Tim Hurst, capable and fearless no matter what the emergency; Prof. John Duffy w'h'o acted as arbiter in all the import- ant events' staked by UieiOlympic club In NeW the man who of- ficiated when "Dempsey, Sullivan and [mariv'olhera lost their titles; Malach! Hngah of Chicago, another real'ring within the ropes. But let's eliminate the courage of the men altogether and dwell on their ability alone, their knowledge ot the sport and their Judgment in heing able fo render the: proper 'decisions. And yon take up this task fhe mediocrity of the' present day ring functionary Is most noticeable. Coasolidated Capita! Aggrega- tion Will Make Raid on South This Week The proposed double header with two Edmonton learns fa called In Its stead the two teams are con-? Eoltdating their efforts and will attack' .is the Edmonton representative They am going to make a regular tour-.! It will be recalled by football fans iney am going to maKe a regular tonr- >f Alberta taking In Calgary, -Lcth--Not Enough Players To Go about three years ago, who had been graduated the year previous to Wall's selection. Walt pat up a defensive barrage against the criticisms and witticisms, so It li now up to that other Walt to iat bur. bridge and Raymond. This will bo tbe first lima an Ed- monton team has ever condescended to come this far south and both Ray- mond and the locals are preparing a, warm .welcome for them. A practice and meeting of the club'} Round and Canaries Are Dropped Out Spokane, Dec.7 to word received yesterday from Frank j arrangements will be made for a week '-There will -also leam Spokane will have league this year. The OK8TROY RIPE GRAIN dick shootinf In is orer for the year, dowa In California the farmers hare to employ men to shoo the ducks from their field; (o prerent them fron dMtroytnc all their grain. Reports from Sacramento are lo the effect that 60 acres of rice on one farm ralued at gereral thous- and dollars, completely do- itroyed by ducks, aad that other far- mers are suffering from tbtlr depred- ations. One dock kerder killed 120 ducks with 1! akots and when the foul rere nch yielded cap of rice from thalr craws. Rice, wheat and growers are planning drastic action toward rid- ding their fields of ducks, It Is pro- posed (o hare the legislature permit ihooting of ducks f.l night and to open the season one month earlier and close one monOi later. jbe a practice on Christmas afternoon season will open December 2S will. for tbe final practice before Ihe game Portland, Seattle and Vancouver rep resented. The first game will be be- tween Vancouver and Portland at Portland. Shortage of of major league class was the reason given for Spo- kane not entering a team I league. Several of the players of last i yearV club announced early Ihat they i would not be in the game on account I of the short season 'and Norman Fow- _ ler, the goal keeper, was caught In New York, Dec, his annual. the Canadian draft, to the Rational league, Presi- j Early In the season It was aimounc- FANS WILL SAVE B., Deo. of a shocking tragedy at Salmon Creek, In the parish of Johnston, Queen's county ahout 20 miles .north of Norton, waa received nere yesterday. Robert Kfer- (SptcJal R Herald) Dec. Fernfe has aettted Magrath, Dec. The Christma.1 celobration held in the Magrath bylerian church was voted to bo thr beat held in the church. The nigh{ be- ing fine, the seating capacity of the church was more than taxed, stand- ing room being at a premium. A lengthy and varied programme waa by old and young which was enjoyed.'s Reuntonal was imprealvely recited by Mrs. Vacct and the recitations of her sister, illss Crandall, were cleverly given and evoked much amusement. The appear- ance of Santa gave the children an opportunity to throw off their pent-uy energy, and right well did he do liia liart. The benevolent old gentleman was lavish with presents and candies, the Methodist church, last Friday after to return next year. During an Interval these wore over a hundred guests. Including reflected many the reflected the ladles and Ihe ladles', aid of srcatCBk credit ou.Mrs. RI he church did the catering to ec- aml and, hear- ,y thaiiks arc duc thMB untiring eHorts to make the ev arrested at Anningdale, near King's County border, yesterday, morn ing on a.charge' of murdering his wlf( .it their home' the previous night Tbt it is s'ald, was Btruck.on the head with a sUck of wood. Tho alleg- ed 'murder, It Is slated, followed quarrel. The .Kidrsteads were 40 years old and had Several young children. A hearing will bo held on Wednesday. tlon. After the splendid spread o fcoy. cold meatE, and all kinds of vege- tables aud fresh fruits were discussed and disposed of, the guests repaired to tho auditorium of ths'church, where speeches, Bongs and Instrumental mu- sic-added to a most enjoyable eyim- Ing. The host, Mr. Wilson, led off- at the request of Chairman Tou'hge, with' a short address, which called fdrtii ap- plause. Mayor Uphill and Mr. A'. I. Fisher, also spolie briefly. Mr. and Mrs. Watson rendered songs and instrumental numbers as did .Mrs. Prentice-, who is always a welcome per- senslity when vocal iiiUalo is on tho program. It was a feast in which turkey pre- dominated. Passports to turkey were received by the pieab, after which the turkey was passed to Ihem. Sever- al returned soldiers wore participants of [he dinner and while they doubtless agree with Napoleon, that an army fights upon its belly, they all looked 10 pacified after the' feed as to lead one to suspect that surrounding eciing a success. have to do with the feellns to fight. Bill Pewstsr, ot Balllmore, who Is to get a chance with 'the New York Yankees, barely missed the. .300 class. Hojiniahed theVseasojiu with a'marfc of .299. ARE-SUSPENDED- ,'j Buenos Aires..Dec. a result of the revelations that the German; had been paying a monthly subsidy tc the newspaper La Union, tha directors and editors of the Ln Union have been, suspender: by tho press clnb. They have been given a' which the suspension by the press'club becomes riermanent. "John McGraw's plan to train: young players who have learned1 the" rudiments of the gams in colleges and on the open lots is worth zaya President- W. F. Baker ot the Phillies. I r voi- uoi lj III [llu autlaull It rtas iillllOUnC- dent John K. Tenor pays a tribute lo- ed that a six-team amateur league the baseball fans of the counlry and would be formed here, but Manager predicts that they will not drift from Hurt's of the Spokauo Health their national game because of the Palace has given up the Idea because. many players have enlisted. Prac- In advising the club owners lirally every member of Iho John league to retain Itielr optimism iinrl, Donn team of last year's amateur lea- i Investigation -belora the grand Washington, Dec. growers Introduced a resolution before the 1.03 Angeles grand Jury selling forth thai a heel sugar shortage waa threat- enedjn California nest year because refiners declined to pay growers a reasonable price. make (heir plans for 1018 along IheTis- nal lines, Pres'dent Toner says: "As to the Interest Iho American people will laic In their national game next year I do not hesitate lo express my confidence In their1 loyalty and attachment to 11. I am convinced this Interest Is Inhcrcnl and that it will bo manifest al the, proper time, "I do not believe our people will long mourn In sackcloth and ashes, shut Ih-----' in cither tho Canadian or the United States army. WANY BALL STARS ENLISTED JIT Enough Big League Team Could Be Muttered, A sure enough big league team could Thomas I. Woolwlu, district Rtlor- sy of I-os Angeles, conducting the ----------1 'before the grand 'Jury j said that for five yeara bcel sugar growers hail loil money. Refiners of- fered tbe samo prices and he referred to Ihe western beet sugar companies ns tbe "combine." Mr. Hoover sent a statement to' (lie, commlttco today outlining Ihe sugar siluaKon fully and Ignoring Iho per- sonal atlacks upon him. The commit-1 tee debated whether lo receive It In i GREAT WRESTLING MAICH AT BARONS Thurs., December 27tl. AT BETWEEN ALEX. MUNRO. Undisputed Champion. Britiih Wrestler. Weight 21S I be, and WALTER ANDERSON Champion, of Canada, weight 200 Match to be in ihe Can two cut of thnx fail.. 1 COME AND SEE THE BIO FELLOWS MEET THIS TIME FOR' BLOOD Munro the only white man who haa defeated the Japanese in their own style Jlu Jiteu, GOOD BOXING PRELIMINARIES. GENERAL ADMISSION 12.00 RINGSIDE, S3.00 AND W The Season's Greetings i Motor Parlors V THI 1 FIFTH CTfttET SOUTH I _ THt HOUSE OF (ERVICC LKTHMUPOE, ALT A. ...0 .uuBHU VUUIU LVU UUIftlLCII WIUJLJIel IU IE IJl Pi'on the field composed of play- the record and mako It public, and ouui uieuisiilres apart from who are working for Unclfc meanwhile Mr. Hoover, out of courtesy usual activities. I firmly believe thlsiSara- 'Wllh Jack Barry of Ilnston as to tho commltlee, declined [o give It [nation will cling to Us provincial ho would have Hie follow- out himself. and 1 [eel (hat baseball has be- well-known pllchers: KIcpfer, Mor-' Indlspensuble-American In.) I on Btltatlon, lo Un'rtcmUre lite of lit peoplo." LEIFIELD GOES UP St. Louis, De.c. tho St Paul American Dlckerson, Cleveland; rfoyes and Taylor, Athletics; I Wn' sudden scarcity ol base- Jim' Scott, White Anderson, talent that one hears so much Ulanls; Cadore, Brooklyn; Finches, St. about! Only" two seasons ago tho Louis; Kllcr, Cincinnati. National American and federal Oowdy', Boslon; Jenkins, White Sox; Leagues had more than 500 ball play. r'y, Cleveland; Baker, San cr8- >nd many minors have develop- u mercan association club laet eeason, has been Francisco. Quisle and .'Cd young stars since the passing of (or Cleveland; Barry and McNallyJIhe sn, s .signed by the St. Louis Browns r lie season, Business Manager Boston; Athletics; Burns, DC- .Bobby Qulnn of the anaonac- Warner, Plttsbiirg. Ontdelders ;ed. today, .Cuff y Ixswia and Shbrfen, Boston; Sloan ami JaCobson, SI. JOINS THE ARMY. Camp Dodge, Iowa, Dec. Earl Caddock, of Anita, Iowa, claimant (o Ihe wo'rld's WrMllinr ch: Loiiis, With several players already ex- femp.led because of their having de- j i euijfien Docause 01 tneir navlnj odar oonnod (ho uniform of a private tho In-lhe national army. Caddock said age and Armando Marsans out hfl wan In tnA t- snre SWISS LOAN Home, Dec. will Is sue in January a new loan of 000 francs at five per cent. Tho cost i of Swiss mobilization to date amounts billion francs. Louis Onlsto, the big first baseman, Is training at lie Na- Hearty Christmas to one and all BAALIM MOTOR Of UNION BANK CHEVROLET HARRY HOtMAN, Mpl, ;