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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ^^^fpf^f-r^yi^^^^^ ^^,T f By G.^ McMarius I'UESDAY. DECEMBEB 24, 1918^ ASPIRAKOF iPARTS, Uec. 28-Klnlf-WloholBB oC J MonteneeroHBpeaklnB to.the AsHocldt-iedlPress today," said; : '!The asplrationg of Montertegro. aro in common accord with those otrtlie 1 other peoplfes ot the same race-'to bo- fli" MaMH wiH open on Viredneaday, April 23," President Ban Johnton, of the American iea-. gue, Announced here today^on hi* return from New York. The op-* jfirntf date wu agreed upe|i at a conference with John A. Heydler, president of the National Leaau*. The majors have definitely decid-��d to play schedulM of 140 gamva, Inittead of 154, he aald. rT committee of the National League, consisting of \ ^Hreaident Heydler and Barney^ *Dreyfus3, president of the Pitts-' burg club, will meet with President Johnson at French Licit, Ind., on Jan. 3 to draft the schedule. The National League, President Joifnson said, voted unanimously for'the short season, while six of the eight clubs Jn the American League also favored ^the short, aeason. : Harry Frazeis, president of the Bostcm club, and Charles A. ^Comislcey, ovvner of the Chicago Americans, held out for the uaual program of 1S4 games - 1"-TP-Training Tours CHICAGO, Dec. 24.-Officials of I both the Chicago National and .American League Clubs began today to mak� definite arrangements for starting tbe spring training tour following the announcement yesterday that the major league season would open ou April 24. The Chicago I^tionals decided some time ago to ^do their conditioning in Southern California and Charles Com iskey, president of the 'WbltQ Sox, an-notmced today thai his tsam would train in TexaSt though he- did not name the city. Last season the White Sox did their prerseason work at Mineral 'Wiells. Texas. SMOKE flaster ^ITSGOOD TOBACCO' 'Master Mason is , made ftom choice to-bacoos, fuUy matured, ibellowed by > provinces.. Thiere has been considerable curiosity as-'to' the status of the Mounted Police,';if they were brought bact, but'In rep^ to a .question on that point, Mr.---Boyle golf; course, and thereupon went' out into the desert to make It. Course stated that the governntentiad not construction was not dlfficiilet'there, | received any communication from tiiPi We Extend the Season's Greetings TO OUR CUSTOMER?, AND OTHER FRIENDS. 'S-Lr.^ "THE HOUSE OF SERVICE" Undir New Management. \ StREET^OUTH LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA and it was only a month la,t,er that John L. Low, the. famoua authority on golf, drove the first ball ;in the.jopen-Ing match on the new cburseli ' ' The links, .which is of.a jtyplcally desert character," Is situated"at the Eorthetn end of the t6wn,''^d about three-qua,rter8 of a inile from'. the' Nile. "The 'liian who 'gdes 'th^re* tb' golf must forget all abbiit the gamfe lie plays when tie is honie', and make UP hi? mind that he, Ix^s ..sbmejliing; entirely;'new'^ and iiovei' before.jhim.. If 6e tackles the Assoiiaa'cOucse in"! this spirit; and gets used to if;,''all will be well; I Through tbe green jthere is, of coursej very IJftle; run on-the ball, and the putting greeiia are made of rolled Nile mud, which-makes that departmpnt of the game much wha.t It is on frozen greens. It Is considered rather gobd than otherwise,to get down In three putts,' but the approaching is the most difficult- part -of'the round.' The .only way-to. get the ball on to the green so that it 'will star there is to* ;j)ltch almost exactly a yard short of' the green � so that It will just trickle on ifjom there. It takes "a iine player and one,up to a^l the tricks and'dodges, to get on, to it, and goround the'nine-hole course, in 45. A golfer would not go to Assouan to .get into.fbrm for a season's competitive golf in' Ws 'own country, but when lie "gobs there for other purposes and must bave some exercise-well, he can golf, such as It Is. ,  ''^�'��\ � Hazai-ds of the ordinary sort are not requireij, as it Is felt that there Is quite enough to do In the' way pt approaching without .them. Still, herb' and there ^wnud wall liitervenes, and such a one^Tiigh and diagonal; makes a good hole of the seventh, "where a one drive is well rewarded. The'sixth hole is of much the same formation. The only caddies available ai-e;''-of conrse, the natives, who lend' to the' links a decidedly piet::resque touch of their loose garments. "When the thaw supervenes suddenly on 'a. frosty night there is scarcely any remedy in th'e-armory, of a goliter that can be adopted to mitigate his misfortune. It Js largely a question of circumstance" rather than modification of style to suit an abnormal condition ot the weather, and wlv.m the foothold Is Insecure no artful expedient In the way of adaptability can ever help the struggling player battling with misfortune to play.anything but an exceedingly ordinary and com-inonplace game. Indeed,.of all the conditions of weather that constitute the serious tri-al of the golfer no condition is so disturbing, so hopeless, so Waffling to find a remedy ifor as a frosted course rap- that of-customs duties and inland revenue duties; Hk>wever,' no hew" arrangement had been suggested by the Dominion gov-bniinent to the province and. ho hai'd-ly thouijht 'the Doiiilnipn govornmen.t Avould go 'tb the expense ot duplicating tlie^ police force in the four western provinces � and 'undertaking;' to maintain' law 'and order' which under the constitution, the provinces were responsible for. Prdvlrtcial Police Work gpeaklog'tit the work of the pro-i.vincial'pollbe force, .Mr.; Boyle stated that tfie"'Mounted police were wlth-draj^m'-iift't'when the man power of ttieicpuntry was greatly depleted by eniHstmeii't, so-the organlaatiou of the.i �newyiorbe which had to be hurriedly done,-^as most'dlfflo"ult. '; H,��we*er, the orgahizatlbn -was now fairly well complete, and so far as he had'bebb able tb learn, was policing thb .proylnce as satisfactorily aS could ibe exp&bted. Mr. Boyle does not an-tioipkte any difficulty In maintaining a police force thsit "will preserve law and brdeif; in the province. ' eteSno -BdggeBtio'n at^ the date'conferencejtat'Ottawa afe 'to; any, change to the .fpolicy as to the Mounted police or the Dominion police. Provinces Charged -With Duty *Under ..the constitution,' said :Mr. Boyle,. tHe -provlnblal governments were charged wlth"tlie rSsponsibiiity of maintaining, law and order in -.he provinces. The Mounted police in the province's of Alberta, and Saskatchewan, ' 'after; the proviilces v/evn fonn-ed, were paid partly 'by the provinces and partly ;by the Dpmihlon; but were under the direction ahd^ received their instructions iflfcra the dbjpartments of; the attorney geiieral in'TJOth'provinces. "When the R.N.'W.M.P. were, withdrawn, it had become necesary for the provincial governmepts ty' organize a new police force, and this had been done'.  �� ,' , . '. So far as Mr. Boyle was aware, there had been no suggestlou from the Dominion goyemment as to returning to the old status and he believed therefore if. the press report was correct, that' the 'Dominion police and the R.N.'W.M.P. were to be amalz-gamated and it would be the intention, he thought to .use the force for the same �purposes'-that the Dominion [Police were', used prior to the war', namely, the preventing of Infractions of the Dominion revenue laws, chiefly In Ten-Pin Encounter--^arbns Wheat Barons ^will'lje'Here ...^ . Saturday Tlie Bankers and.the /Si'echanlcs staged a ten-pin en&'unter/at the. DO: niluibti. alleys last ntglit in Which'the., Batikers, after taklttg'> biid drubbing in the first game, dame' along strbn'g a remeuy nor as a irosiea course raiJ-| ^ nnntiptr th� lust''twn rnllinp S2n ing.' The conditions tliat raise golf to i - . ._ . > the. height of being a specialized scientific game are indeed neutralized, in that curious* borderland between frost and thaw, and be his skill whatever It may, no golfer can hesitate to come to the prompt conclusion that beyond a great deal of exercise in the open, fortifying air, not much in the way oT golfing pleasure. is to be extracted from a match played in such conditions. fixers, had 197 for high single, and �vlti for high total. V. . Barons has come alive and will be here Saturday for the''first match of the season. The Millionaires, i claim they have more luck even than' they had last year. Last night's scores: Mechanics Briggs.......... 166 Clark.,,'.;, ,...------.461, -v, (Sp.eolar Jo. th� rieraia) :' FERNIB, iCjec. '23.-rI*residertt Biggs, of District No. 1,8; United MlUo Work-era, jr^tii'rjhed to;Fer!ile''ye'8terday for ,^ �Bhort'vlslt'.tb liis;.taitlily.; 'He brings with' lilm. 'rib'hews re^i-ding tha re-: kult bif tJie rec'e'nt'Slectioh throughout the dist'rici^ for officers, lor the next year. '' '' ' .'" ,,',According to the regulattona of Uie .district, the local tellers at each locil ,un!oh' couift'the ibaiiots cast, and seal themi* Up without giving'out any in-fbrraatfon as to tfa^.Tesult.' /Fhose 'Celie'rs' reports all go to the secretary of the district, now-.situated at Cajgary. T^ie secretary receives them and ke^ns them under seal until the district tellers meet and".break the seals and make the official count from each -\oca,\. Secretary Browne and Mr. Christopher, as well as President Biggs, being interested parties, and Secretary Browne being at bis home in Taber sUEfering-from an) attack of influenza, the final 'coimf is being delayed. Mr. Biggs is of the opinion that "organized labor in Canada is very much concerned over-the present state-of affairs in Russia. There seems to be great � distrust in the ranks of labor regarding the nature of the- news being sent out from that country through the press. ,,. Should Send Delegation To � get at the real � situation in Russia as it affects-labor generally, Mr, Biggs is of the opinion that a delegation chosen by "organized | labor" in Canada should be" selected' and � seiit, ,;jf necessarj',, to' Europe to investigate ^at first hand the � real situation and report the facts as they may-find'them.' "Organized labor" in Canada is big enough to do this In its own Interest, and,owing to the many highly-colored reports being sent' broadcast over the whole world, it,is Imposs^le to form any, correct opinion ot what :i3 really going on in that country. "Mr.' Biggs Is-one ot the most unconcerned persons  whose candidature! for re-election at the late elec-'i tlon hangs in the , uncertainty of � the uncounted  ballots. -He Willi �be returning to Calgary lafter a holiday visit-with, his family, .. Tried Suicide ; -  William .Citobon, a jnaf about 55 years ot age, who has been working' at .one of the-Elk lumber camps up! ing W'ire.-Ji: Ruttanrof McGiii University;' Dr. A. S. "MaoKenaie,; of Dalhousie;University, and. Dr.. A. B. McCallum,;" administrative; ichalrman of th'^Sle'Search council,' to devise ways ..^cl^ijiaeans Q*e aiding scientific-journals i|;.i&anada afad of eeburing the publicatic*' and dissemination , of scientific papers. ' ' UPHELD ,BY SUPREME CbiSRT WASHINOTON,* Ded 23.^Jnjunct-ioriis granted the^Associated-Eress to. stop piratinp of news by the International-News Service were sustained by tliel!ttiprem6 court of ttfeUhlted' States.-'*' H.,'r ' ��' A BdX OF Scientifically Icept In' our up' to the minute Humidor will please the moit fa�tldieu� moker. LARGEST STOCK OF BRITISH ..MADE PIPES. The Elite Cigar Store PERRY AND'-REID^j." TAKE YOUR '-' jTJ?--==_.= rlver,>,M3*>rtook to .depart this. life by thtti jrulDide ijjQute Saturday,-vbut raade-.'a.'^.jjtsmal -tf^lure-tiof it; i^lthoihB; madfe^ six idJfferent- slaalies across his throat .(fTjflfh ..a razor.-:^The doctor? at the PefhilS Jtospital sdw.ed up'four' of the wourids;'the.otli''i-6 not being of much consequence, and the man lives to repent his rashneBs, which he s^s was caused by too .much .very bad whiskey. TROOllriES * ' THE RADIATOtt MA^ft/v 418 FIFTH STREET i^Oim:! 'HE'LL FIx'riT; TO ANDY Auto Repair Worii; HANDLED PROMPTLY" AND 'CAR�PULLY STOnAiiiE yVCCE980RIE8 Central Garijge PHONE 1023 Old RbU�r Ridk.v cor. ,^*^8t. A 4th Avenue 8., Lethbrldge Clffii. Pcboi^y tf Co.. of Ctiu Jt; Limited .. Dleo AT MONTREAL MONTRETAL;' Dec. ?23.^'Wllllam J Galbraltlj, akedi 32jidied In 'Westmount | Sat5uraay? -^t the "beginning of 1910 ' he was engaged with the geological survey in^he Rocky Mountains. He joined th" Poumlation , company of New York, as superlntendenttof construction shortly after the ,war brolje J . out 'and erected shipbuilding plants at ^ I Victoria, Tacbma and Seattle. Peteri, r Breeze.. .... Schw^tzer .Totals ... Blacklock . Daw?,on .... MacKa-y .  Millar^ .... Maclean .. Totals .. vllT .... p2  .. 197r ^3 Bankera . ::�.:;'! .... 1^7 -----',MB8 147 119 132 134 156 687 � 15^ 146 121 ,11V 105 , 123 -1*4, .>i63'o' . 119 I^T.S 1S2( ,,183 18i leQ 155. 589 797 EXIDE BAHERY SERVICE J. d; .THOMPSON IN CHARGE All Makes: of Batteries rRepaired ; -and .Work Guaranlepd,- G-O Radia^r Leaking? . v'When ^our radiator leaks bring it to'ius for repairs. We have, the"best equipped' stop' In town for this kind of work, ' ^ , All i-adlatbri^ repaired under pur different processes af^ giiar-. ttiiteed leaHproof on''leoving the shop. > ' ,-Radlatbrs put-tlirough different proceis^s ofscraping,-rins-li^-and boiling before repairing, ifshop at the rear ot . Dallas Hotel on Main Street , ' ' ) Lethbridgei^Radiator Repair Station Ptione 309 f. O. Bex 978 SERVICE STATION AttentioDy Motorists TTour battery needri very 'careful attention during the i cold weather. : Call Our Service � Department and we will send for your battery and store same during the winter -at -reasonable rates at our up-to-^ate .Battery Station. S11 7th 8tr�|et 8. , ;Phone:eiS AUTO TIRES 5 VULCANIZED ; OF ALL SIZES ; By the Famous Haywood System RE-TREADING A REPAIRING By experienced "Workmen. All work guaranteed..-Special Equipment for Rim Cut Repairs. R.b. RITCHIE 208 13th St. 8. OpHi. Etiiton Mills .Only a Few Days Left Beforie the ^^losfe of Our TirC Site ' I Wishing GKiL Many Friends a Very Merry Christmas; Cor ^ ''i*''A,'i'm^% and TPBES ini qup RED cposs^jcv- . ..... i . . �. '" ' I 454441 00?? ;