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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THUBSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1917. TUB I.ETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD "BRINGING UP By LJ (fly Dsnlct) New 'York, Dec. 27. In selling Grover.Aleiandei1 aim nill Kllllfer to the Cubn William F. Baker disposed of the Philadelphia club o[ the National league. In accepting for the alar pitcher and bis battery mate Baker depreciated the value of his club TUoTonrth Annual lied Cross 'ifplel as it slamls when.time Is tip. It play- at least 1100.000. quarters or the LclhbrlOge Curling club got ers will be punctual, there will be visa- there was a disposition to place tho Red Cross Bonspiel is the Best Ever Held in City Philadelphia Owner is Explaining Why He Sold Alexander the Great f.way lo a splendid start yesterday, ly of time to complete every game, j sum Inrolvcd at anything Iroin JgO.OOO with fitly entered. Every "knight Tlie draws for tomorrow are at 0; 7.30 to kat on the very best of Ihe beaom aad and 9 p.m., anJ are as foliswB: the arm chair tho city j -.6 o'clock Draw were to be seen at the rink nlglit, I Co., TS. LelhbrldBe Her- enlhuslasllcally "sooping 'er hi aid; DlcKson Rink vs. Johnson Rink; the keen bracing atmosphere ot (lie Union Bank TS. Wilson A rink, or else playing the game with Hornd; MSrchnn'.s Bank vs. DoffltaloB great science in tho more tempentte iind Oftlce. climate of tile apec'stora1 room, rale alike from frosted fingers, atubborn' realities and slippery Ice. 7.30 Drkw Illck-Sebi vs. Old Timers; Ball Cameron TS. Dentists; Veterans vs. H. battled for Chinook Club vs. Taylor last 'night. The games were Hardware, fuil of and. many close con-' 9 o'clock rffs authority it can be E3ld that not more than eichanged hands. With- out Alexander and Kllhfer last season tlie league's leading performers lu their respective poaitlons, the Phillies are reduced to a weak and colorless mass that.cnnnot be reckoned with a belter than a second division outfit The going of the baltery will hurt the Philadelphia club not' only on the field, but Is bound to deal It a terrific blow at the bor office.. The fans of the Quaker City' cannot be ex- play for 115. I did not io keep llm under Ihoee circumstances. Of course, I know I wlll.be crltlcited In Philadelphia for my action, bat the fact it that with pur stars the clnb fighting hard lor the pennant we sot nothing like the inpport we merited ast season. 1 understand that Pren B'o'Ctock Draw I Winners of Merchants Bank and Do Chinook Coal beat A. J..BIackburnc minion Office Tsjwtnnen of Hud- si Co.; Sttepherd, Dunlop fc Dice beat and Pie 'the City "of [he City Schools heal Jphnsfone Ritchie. 7 o'Clock Draw Superior Supply Co. -beat the Court House; Taylor Milling Cc. beat ac Overland Choir; Cily Schools rs. Studebaker. 730P.M. Strong and Ikwler vs. Winners of Conybeare Co. and Lethhridge Her- ,lng Club; Bank o! Nova Scotia beat I. laid; Ctty Cartage Co. TS; Winners of II. Overland'beat lUe and Elite Cigar Store; Winners Dlckfton and' Johnson vs. High School. 9 p. M; Winners Ball Cameron and Den- llits rs.- Chinook Coal Milling-Qo. ve Bank of NOT; Superior. Wlnne; Bank and Campbell, Wilson Simpson Co.' 9 o'clock Draw Knox Church Choir heal V.M.C.A.; Strong Dowlcr'lieat Alberta Cafe; Oily Cartage Co. beat McDonald Block; Sludebakcr Garage beftt'W. Jj.1 McKen- lie Co. Toniaht's Draw Players are notified that-'lhey arc Gait Gardens TS. CUr Shop! lo he on that tho lea must Winners and Elton be given up promptly on the.lime of-. Rink vs. Shepherd Co.; Winners the ensuing draw; and any game un- Hick-Sehl and Old Timers. TS. Baalim finished will lie decided on the score 13Iotors. Mil Strong Favorite With the Wheat Going Up Tonight's tho big niglit at Bar- ons when Mrniro and Andcrsoo meet In a fiiihh wrestling1 boul for Ihe championship ot Canada and the Lefhbrldge bowiors go up to sidd to .1 of the occa- s'lon to play firsl match of the season on the Barons aUeyp .wllh their did Ume.Tlctlms. The wrestling match Is creating a great deal of Interest and the Barons ag- gregation lias gathered together lls shekels to back tho. Scotchman with Ihe blue iky as the limit. A phono from Karons Invited all the Ajnderson money In Lethbrldge to come along. is a decided laTorlte'ln the town of wheat Barons. Big Bout Here Postponed fans' are rather disappointed that the Ross-Harrison bout which was set for New Year's has been postponed till January 3th, but they will be on. deck for it nevertheless. They know now that Harrison will be In the best kiml. of shape for the fray and will no alibi to offer if the local favor- ite shows him the way. interest In the match' IB greater. Uiaa; for any bont ever staged here prerJ- ously.' The Vulcrt Match Saturday's wresllirg fixture be-. .tween Taylor and, Munro at Vul- boxiug- ptelfmlnaries, is atlracllng quite a lot of attention. A local 140-poiinder will be sent up to .meet one of, Mr. Batter's pro- teges }ost to show Vnloau fans that Lethbrldge' has snore than one of note. before long ths club rehabilitate itself. He figures Uiat summer the fans began to return to Connie Mack, and. that they will come back lo the Phillies. But has 'the Phlll- club '.I the National league a master' reorcanlzer of the Mack type! .dcr is a producl of he Philadelphia club. He rose to top leights under an ownership oilier than Baker's, arid.Philadelphip.ns havecpme 0 regard him as a fixture, the period of whoce presence 'on the.team, w.as linlted Only by the period of ''his 'ef- 'ectlvenes's'. Baker has put the club n a to which he Athletics found themselves after the sale ot Collins, Baker and Barry-J and that certainly was no enviable one, take it from you Baker Tells Why Baker's move appears to have ,oeen misguided one'from tbe stftndpoln of playing strength, sentiment am justness. Howerar, is a chance that eventually he will find himself lustifled in the latt named ot ths trio of .considerations. N'obodyrkno'ws wh'at Lhe coming season may hare In store for-professional baseball. .The Phila- delphia ctub may find that is a far more potent and satisfying pos- session than Alexander and. Kllllfer.' Baker himself attempted to 'justify the sale from a business standpoint. "It Is a business matter, pnre and simple, with said the Phillies' owner. ''Alexander Is more1 than So now. lie has been In (be majors.seven seasons, and undoubtedly Is slipping. It Is true that he won thirty, games last but fire ol those victories csmb after New Tork had already won the pennant. There'ls another question Inlo Alexander hu which calls ah an- nual salary of J12.000. TJiat-aum ii more than the club can afford, espec lally in a war year! A nder to p raft "Then, again, must remember that Alexander is subject to' the army draft. 1 believe that Kllllfer Is ui n similar position. 1 sold Killlfer be- cause at the end ot last season he told me that he no longer careid lo v Manager Mitchell Would Use Him as Pinch-Hitter and Suh at First Dec. lorry Lajole one of Ihe greatest In. Ihe. his- tory of baseball, may reinrn to majo circles next aeason as a mem her ot the Chicago Cub combination with which Manager Fred Mltchel expects lo win 'the National ieagu chiinpionihlp. .Lajole managed th .Toronto team last summer, and won achlcreTnen was his ow ttie' pennant, but tliat as significant WORKED "DM that eure'for'dMfMRt So foe any "Rather! 1 hadn't heard a word for three months, and the day after I took that medkhw I heird from my brother ta lAUMAYNIEEI BILLY M'KENZIE NEWYEAR'SEVE With Match Here and at Ray- inond South Towns Recciv- jmg -Recognition Basketball will again claim the at- enllon.Qf the many friends tod pat- ns It last Tear tomorrow night, hen tie iocs! huskies will go after ho-scalps'of tlte Edmonton All-Star aggregation. It It by no means pre- dicted to be a Ume affair from the re- putation at the Northerners la their ioma papers and tbe'Tlsltors are com- ng down will beaming with confidence. Up till now tbe south country- hu hardly received cohiUeratiaa at all la prorlnclal championship tournaments ml both Raymond and Lethbrldge late It set la their minds to bigger'cities that''tor are really, on the nap of Alberts In athletic circlet This is Edmonton's tint visit this far south and they are preparing regular clean-up of their three oppon ents, Calgary tonight, 'Lethbridge Frl day, .and Hayiuond Saturday. A roya lime Is being prepared for them here a dance. held In the S.O.E. bal after'the game. _ Toronto, Daniels toi performance on the infield and at th plate. from having slowed u little, he looked as great as ere with the stick and. In fielding. President Weeghman-has not had to open negritfntiont for Tjjoie'f far.t, lias not had time even to thmk of attaching him lo tbe club rosier, because of. the many other mportant transactions that tre pend- ing. Dut Manager Mitchell hu given tbe' former American league player considerable thought, and personally has-tnveillgaled his condition and started negotiations'.for him with President of the Toronto cl.b. In PinctvHIttlnj Rol headed by Barrow was UJole. only too willlag for Clojle Tall; added tbal there was not weight champion of Canada, lo youngster who could be. compared it is a Good Plan to Have Your Car Overhauled Once a Year Is is bound to save big repair biUt, and maybe acci- denis later on. Now, that the weather is cold and your car is standing idle, anyhow, is the best time to have it done; Then waather Mrma up and Hnrrt yoar oar aaaliy sll Our Repair Department Cart Be leftta You will like vrerk w lar Daniels hu iiot taken any notice of McKeniie, M "Darker" did not think there would be any Interest In a bout between the pair, McKeniie hiring received (sea a beating from Pale Scoll that no pro- moter could be indaced to glre tie a mala bout. V with him, and nearly ateiy one pre- dicted that oufbt (o be'hack in the major ranks. OREAT MAIL FOB MEN IN Parcsta bounds Will Washington, Christ- mas forwarded by parcel McKendo has fmnonscfd bfo IntW- lo toWfera of Uw Amvrleafl tton of cirlur bis share of the jdllkrairr ta UM tntnos trjOnltxp to totiaClit, fnnd If Tali meetfl him. conprUod which fl.lM "We are MtKcnTte'ii IAC.U wd ''We wfll flght hhn x 5 r own ftnr.s, his share of tbe ptinw eoByleted fond. Tb6' in ie remoTed to Halifax. From to DOC practised with Sir Robert Bor- den. In 1911 he was called to the iiri- ish Columbia bar and was associated with Hon. W. J.'Bowser's firm, and latterly with the firm; of Rit- chie "and Grant For two years-Mr, WM president -ot- the .-Nora Scotia bar.association. KNEW FUEL mm A plan which mar mJre the city's garbage disposal problem was laid be; Core the city council. Wednesday letter trom the Canadjaa of Toronto which claimi to'lumi a. aew system whereby they cu maka a new fuel, called "OakoaT oat of city gar- bage ly yntthtg.lt through a process Ih-r iuve paMUtad, The company' wrote tie city a Mtar In wkleh tiey stated that rrctn tacta ttey e to the amemt of 3C tons.of Omkoal oonld be proiaced dally, The plan would muauiia all cans, Inn and tag] which would W stmWad and to a oantral point where they wmsl niMDn. tactured. The city is wrtttag tor raittai asgtlo. and tt satisfied that'OM pUii k they win go roHy Into tt, NONE IMMUNE Flattcrys Is the food ot footer Tbey love eark Tet Where's the man with m! M fall for tt. to sleigh ride, and frosty for the curlers to opeii their riok, the games being played during the ariernoon. v '_ Christmas day passed" off qaletly, with many outsMo wUh their friends. Miss Kdna LcwlBjH Bpendlng holidays at home In Mac- leocl. She is leaching in N'orthern'Al- and Is glatl 3unnr South. to conM to the uhTJIkv fnf of the Clncinn-il N Icmala, and Jeise Webb, ifere arrested here' yesterday by a Untied Slates marshal 1 .charged'.with conspiracy to evsdp the selective draft law. They gare bonds each for their ap- pearance at the March term of the fed- eral court, when "ihefr cases will go Ihe'grand jury. Tbe warraats charge that Webb and toney, Itrc -In Nssbrllle, con- spired to -haye the pKcher exempted from army Jerries on the gronnds ot devendenta, and (hat Webb made a false Toner's claim for ex- emptloi was rejected by the local board and when he appealed to the district boafd was refer- rea to the feMral district alloraey, Th9 Christmas Method- kt Sunday school is always looked tor- ward to by everyone, it is a time whaa the .children from tbe wee and older ones entertain friends aail Claus always tn real form to gire Us presents away. This year he'helped In tie progranuee, he was abead of time, made a longer vltlt.tu the children Their program was especially good, prorrog a.creat credit tOithOMxwbo In charge. STATE RAIL IMUHANCC Mtiltana Helena, Dee. of Mon- tana who toured their crops agalmt loss ky aail with tie hall Insur- ance department will within tbe next few recerre Ihelf money for flit losses smfUhwd.' The dejtartment yes- teroay BMlied Mt 15S warrants, us- nwntWf to KO.OM. PriAdbly half! a hare rat been pMt the'wtrranfs tor will ke ntalM Mai week.' T6 Our Customers: Vou wish to assist the business world, we are sure, In things running on an eren keel. This will be best for yon, aad lor and ior the coufitry as a If bus mess can be going at Its greatest efficiency will remain more stable, money will flow to and fro between buyers and sellers and, will ran along In a pretty eten way l We bare Infesttfated "onr bnsln'ess from many We hare coniktered thfe of raising of changing omw organltatlon In'irarloM ways, and hare concloiied that tbe rataiuc ot b something we shouM not do excevt a last reaert We hate (Mind, bowerer, tkat ow expenses are greater tail ever before and that oor capital to the taK. Adding capital