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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta llON^A.y. FEBRUARY 4, 1918 THE LETHBttiDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE TI^RiCfi ^BRINGING UP FATHER' By G.McMantis I'WAWT too TO 40 TO THt; &0 COVO-) v/KHT too TO wiAi^.m_H�T ANo coat": THERE rou THmK ^ A ^ NO WHHRt: COWC OVER f^taw80ii, Wni. Crawford, R. P. Wallace, J. A..Davidson, skip. There are four games in the Summit Liinie Worjts trophy this evening. Get Vour Entry In for the Wrlalif Shield ' Secretary L. W. Clark has received the following entries for the Wright filileU which has been put up for com-lietlUon by R. A. Wright, and which goes to tlic rink winning o'ttenest in five years: J. A. Held, W. S. Ba.i, aiugh Scott, Dr. Leech, skip; Geo. Fleming, J. T. Cil^ham, G. Lawtord, W P. Spaulding, skip; .1. A. Davidson, D. Donald, Gaddes, R. R. Davidson, skip; Harry Pilling, H. W. Menzle, h. W. Clark, .). S. Klrkham, skip; BonaM ]Jutf, Duncan Duff, N.v T. Macleoil, Hkip; J,'Lucky, W. Willetts, Geo. Addison, Jack Wales, s'kip; Dr. GalUvan, Jiick Andrews, Jno. Marnofeh, D. D. McNabb, sWp; Sgt. Major Wilcox, J. S. Gather, Inspector Chaney, Dr. D. A. TaVlor, skip. . It is expected that there will be about four other rinks entered in this competltipn. The Colts' competition for greon curlers will be run a� the same time so get your rink lined up for this event If you-are not'iu the Wright Shield. / AirdpiayB Off Today Aird's i;lnk ia gtiU In Calgary and will play ott the final in the Robin Stood contest today. S. J. Shepherd's rink returned Saturday; In the double-rlnic contest Saturday, the two Leth-bridge rinks lost out their game by only two points, Shepherd winning Ills game, but Aird losing out. They . played rinks from Oyen. Ladies' Curiino Miss Lucy Bawdpn Won from Miss Alrd. Miss Procter won from Miss iBuchnuan:  '  / ' ' TonlBht'* Draws Klrkham vs Macleod. Taylor VB/Davidson...... , MifcNabb vs'MfaKenzle. f Spauldlup VB, Shepherd. � ORItl FOR A,A, BALL CUUBS Local Bowlers Find Jinx on Roost Over the Barons Alleys uio meeting of the association, Jo be lieldK in j\Mlwaukee.,next month.. � .President Hickey sald't'he association faces ever.y prospect of a successful season, despite the war,, but at the same time "will always be* ready and only too willing to be governed by the wishes of the government, and its needs."' �\Ve look forward to a good year,", lie said. "The people have become so, accustomed to baseball I tli'lnk they �Avould bo lost without it. The 191T season was good, considering all conditions. Naturally, after war wa^ declared the excitement following occasioned by the efforts toward enlist-! ments diverted .th.e'-attentlon of the peoplQ from their regular channels, causing them temporarily to forgot amusements and r'ocreatiori. As an argument that people want baseball as a wartime sport Hickey referred to the situation In Toronto, Canada, which lasf season won the.International league pennant. g "Toronto had the best � year Tn its history," he said, *Tn face of the fact' that .Canada has been deeply In the war lor more than three years, and the fact that 10 per cent ot Toronto's population is In the military sorvlqe. This shows plainly that the people want recreatiim-and* that basebal] is the kind they like." With the signing ot Edward F. (Neu) Bgau as pilot of the Milwaukee cluj the managerial roster of the association is complete, with the exception of Indianapolis. James C. McGlU, owner of the club, has several leaders under consideration to succeed -Jack Hendricks, who is.to manage the St, Louis Nationals.  Lethbridge bowlers ^ want to know the secret ot those Barons alleys. Lis-combe. especially, thlnlfls there's a jinx roosting over them. The local tribe, five strong, Invaded the millionaire town on Saturday night, and as has been usual this 'winter, they came away without Flavelle's particular product. They couldn't connect with the pins, hitting theni^for an average of 140 per man per game, which is nothing 'to write- home nbOut. They lost the match by 127 pins, so that Barons' average was only nine better, which isn't enough to throw a conniption fit about. The first game was a crime. The locals made 680 and Barons nosed out by 7 pins. In the second Leth-bridgo got up to 785 while Barons made it 827. In this game Hatfield, who had tumbled them for 111 in the fir*t game, did a come-back'with 2Q5. Con-sistenc.v, thou art a jewel. In the third Evans made 205, Imt even that didn't put the locals ahead and Barons won the third encoimter. No adding machine was present so no ono kept tab on the splits and blows. The return game of the match will be played here shortly when the locals swear they will turn the tables by many more than 127 pins. Here are the scores: Barons Hatfield...... Ill 205 151- 407 Flood .. .. .. 1).'; ]�8 1G7- 470 Kulpas...... 12,-. 120 147- 392 Stark .. .. ... ,141 137 177- 455 Moore .'. ,. .... 16.5 197 178- 540 687 827 810-2324 Lethbridge Shuvor....... 130 174 129- 433 Liscombc..... 112 115 131- 358 Frey........ i:!0 163 141- 434 Dickson...... 141) 167 126- 488 Evans........ 1(12 166 205- 533 680 785 732-2197 � -~ OPENING OF TWO-MAN LEAGUE GAMES TONIGHT The opening game ot the Two-Man League at the Dominion Alleys will be played this evening between Murray and F*rey vs. Shover and Willetts. The game is to start .sharp at 7.15. as there is also a challenge match to be vflayed later on. Tuesday evening Needs and Freestone play LIscombe and Millar. There will be one match ot five games each evening. Pi^^etidtnt Hickay Predicts Succctaful Saaton �  VChlcaRo, - Military tl-aluiug of lipsebBll players will be carried out'in the American association neiiit season, Thomas'J. Hjckey, president of the J�igue, has announced. Efforts probably wlUbe niade to have the war de-))ai'tment' detail' mllitai'y Instructors with each of the.elghtcluba. These details "will be mapped out i(t the schett- FERNIEmeSA LOCAL liSPIEL (Special to the Herald) Fernie, Feb. 3.-There are twenty-three rlnVs competing in . tfee three contests in the local bonspiel with Ideal ice. i In the Burns trophy Cdrrie won out from MoIjBurer; McI>onBld from Lawe; Kastner from Daniels; Lancaster from Prentice; Beck from Bal-droy; and Wallace from Marshall. McDonald won from 'Corrie,' passing to the eights. ' In the Fernie club competition Guy tlohnson woh li'om Young; ^^Stewart won from H. J. Johnson; Johnson won from Corrie; Wallace won from Marshal; Baldrey wou Jroni Irvine; Brown won from McLaren? and LIphardt won from Herchroer. In the Grand Challenge, Lancaster won from I^rentlce; Beck won from Greenwood; Herchmer won from Stewart; Lawe won from Brown, and Young won from Macnelll. It wifl take until Thursday to finish all eomiftetltlons, Including the Consolation contest. The weather, which has been quite cold all. week, h'aa, moderated today until the temperature has risen above the freezing point for the first timcl, and the indicatlona point to a thaw jrhlch may not be welcome to tbecurl-era, but will he much appreciated by the consuinerB of coal and wood. Players Who Actually Compete in Classic Will Receive Far Less Money This Year Rep.- Carter A Oklahoma,^ has introduced a bill in : conrres^ whloli woySld grant citizenship to . all Indians. SPEAKING > AyXOMOBlLES Did-you ever stop to thinK how much It means to you to have your cur tnctorybuilt Instead of asBenibled? AsBembled cars nre built In a dozen or more factories, and to ijib many Btandards. Parts are'notValways interchangeable and conBiderable delay la often experienced in obtaining parts. With factory^ built cars, thera is but on6 standard. Parts are intorchangeabl?~'and easily obtained. Factory built cars are sold under a guarantee, and In case of do-^eotBi the factory proteotB you. '  * ' ,THt MITCHELL 18 A FACTORV BUtLT CAR. I.I I I I ' ' ". iji^u Motor P^iora - THB HOUBE OF BfRVlOe,. ^ I FIFTH'f-TREeT SOUTH 192 WILL DIVIDE SPOILS , --- lt( Past Years Average,Number of Tossers Benefitted Was About 48 , i--- New York.-V.'hen the players^who actually participate in the world series ot 1918 come to divide their share of the gate receipfs ot %that baseball classic they will realize that, ~ financially at least,)the series Is not what It once was. v In recent years the pennant winning club in each league has been represented by approximately 24 players. "These players have shared among them the 60 per cent and 40 per cent of the players' pool which has been divided pn that basis to the winners and losers. As ^ a-result a sum which in the past 5 years- has averaged $143,555 per annum has been divided among some ,48 players. , ^ In the future close to 200 players will receive a portion ot the pla/ers'. pool. Under thU system the days uf large individual gains by the members ot th^ world series championabip team, are a thing of: the past. ^ , ; $2000 to Winners According to the agreement ~ Just made by the two mujor leagues the players of the two competing teams will receive 60 per cent ot the gate receipts ot the (U'st tour games'&b in the past.- Instead of sharing this su!n on a 60 and 40 Vasis, each player on: the winning team will receive a lump sum of $2000'and the members of the losing club $1400 each. After the total of these individual prize moneys has been deducted from the players' share the remainder will be divided among the players composing tlie clubs finishing 'vecond; third and fourth In both the'^National and American league pennant races. The basis of this division has not'as vet been announced, but it is generally Expected to be 60 per cent to the second clubB; 30 to tl}e third and 20 to the fourth teams in each league. Receive Far Lett With these figures to work on as .a foundation for figuring it is possible to gage with reasonable accuracy what the proceeds wlU.be in the future as compared with the large amounts which annually fell to the share ol the players.who figured in the oUmax of the baseball season. Bstlmat^a based upon the worl^ series figures ot th�^ last five years show tl^at the average amount which went to the winning and losing players was $143,-555, The raoords also show 'that the a-.'ors-pa f�'(K'.?'�.' ri i?i=r''�-s thu two pennant winning clubs was about 2i, This tmakes the average aigountitu each player at the winning team about 13588, while the Individual share to the moml^erB of Iho losing teams has been |23l>S, Against,these flguresittiS' winning players will each receive $2000 and the-losing players $1400 In the future. Carrying the analysis further it will, be found that the prize money to be awarded to the actual series players in the future will approximate $81,600. Using the previous mentioned average again, the difference between this sum and what the two teams divided in the past, amounts to $Sl,955. This $61,955 is the amount to be divided among the players of the second, third and* fourth clubs in each league at the end ot the season. What Others Would Get . If the average number of players Is assumed to be the same as on the pennant winning clubs this would mean that the 48 players of the two second position-clubs would receive 50 percent of the $61,955, or about $645 each. The third place club players on the 30 per cent basis would receive $387 and the fourth' position club players $2.=)8 each. To j)Ut It In otiier- words. Instead ot the puiyers ot 2 series clubs, amounting to 48 in ail, dividing $143,555 on a 60 and 40 per cent basis, the same sum win In the future be apportioned among the players of eight clubs, the total number ot men being approximately 192. No changes are to be made in the system of distribution used to allot gate receipts to the pennant winning club owners or the national commission. The stockholders of the world series clubs will divide equally their share ot the receipts which have averaged $159,482.97 during the last tlv^ years, after deducting- $5 per cent or $39,870 for the other league clubs. The national commission will also receive Its full 10 per cent shore of the gate receipts which has averaged $33,670 during the same pcrjod, STANLEY KETCHEL'8 START Had Dumb Manager, but Survived and Became Famous , IN TRAP SHOOTING Troeh, Washington Expert, Made Run of 284, Record For 1917 ? KALSO MEMBER TO BE SPEAKER B.C. >fOUSE That trapshooters are becoming more proficient each year Is evidenced by the remarkable number of Idng runs made. Records are compiled only of the runs of 50 straight or better, a,ud in 1917 there were 2829 runs between 50 and 74, 691 runs between 71? and 99 and 325 runs over 100, a total of 3845 runs of 50 or better. The quality of the shooters appears to Improve with quantity, for there are-^moro devotees ot the sport each year. There were more men and women at the traps in 1917 than in any other year and the scores were better. Some of the performances were re-mai'kable. Xbe shooting far surpassed, that, of 1916. The best run ot ,the year was made by an amateur-Frank Troeh ot Vancouver, Wash., the 1916 Washington state and national amateur champion. He broke 284 straight at Seattle, April 29-30. � Pro Run of 261 The longest riin of the year by a professional was 261, by Hugh Poston ot Lios Angeles, Cal. Ho made thib at the Pacific coast handicap at San Jose. Tlie best amateur run of the 1916 season was 283 by Fred Plum ot Atlantic City, N.J., and was made at Maple-wood, N.H. The best professional run was 252 by Arthur Killlam of St. Louis, Mo. There were only four runs over 200 in 1916, two by amateurs and two by protesslpnals. This was greatly exceeded In 1917. Besides his high run, Troeh had another ot 242, and Henry Ptirrmann, the 1916 amateur champion of California, ran 272 without a miss in the California state toumament.-'O. N. Ford of San Jose, Cal., had' runs of 200, 209 and 230, and Fred S. Bair at 'Eureka, Cal., broke 235 straight at Los Angeles, Setitember 16. A. C. Skutt of Morton, N.'Y., had an unfinished run ot 234 at Maplewood, N. H, July 6 and 7. Bart Lewis,' the Auburn (111.) prof^-sional, broke 234 at Rohlnson, III., June 5, and In September broke 256 at the Indianapolis Gun club, and Rush Razee, a professional, of,Curtis, Neb., broke 206 straight at Anaconda, Mont., July XI. ' Troeh'c Shooting Brilliant While the performances of Mark Arie at the Grand American handicap tournament made him the outstanding figure of the 1917 trapshootlng season. Victoria, B.C., Feb. 2.-John Keen, the I>iberal member for Kalso, in the provincial legislature and deputy speaker, will be invited by the cabinet to accept the speakershlti, which office has recently been vacated by J. W. Weart, M.P.P. This decision was arrived at at the meeting ot the provincial executive this morning. VULtJAN E Half Million in U. 3- and Can-ada-Problem Arises . Now �{ \ want to be slighted when-bouquets are' being showered. Arle won the all-around amateur championship, the national amateur championship, was runner-up in the national doubles championship and tied tor the Grand American handicap. He had a run of 106 from 22 yards' and averaged , better than. 97 for the week. He did everything that was possible for one nian to do in a week's time. He was given credit for It. .attention will now be devoted to afew others. Troeh in the Washington state shoot broke 296 out of 300 targets, broke 395 out ot 400 in the Oregon state tourna- Jim Coffroth, tlie OaMfomia pro-jment and 492 out of 500 targets in the mote'r, is full of stories of oldtlme|Cali{ornla state tournament, closing (From the Advocate) On January 23rd another ot our younger couples stole, a march on their friends and motored over to Nanton where they were united in marriage at the Presbyterian parsonage by the Rev. J. W. Stevenson. The happy couple were Miss Jessie, E. Bailey, daughter ot Mr. and Mrs. Thomas. H. Bailey, ot Vulcan, and Mr. Rodney P. Mtlnson, also of Vulcan. The Hawk Eye ranch was the scene ot a very lively and enjoyable time on Thursday, January 24tli, when Mr. and Mrs. John Bversman, ot Brant, celebrated the 25th anniversary ot their wedding. On Friday last the adjourned, case ot Justin Jackman, charged with theft, came before B. J. Charters, J.P., who remanded hian for trial to a higher court. Ball was granted. On Monday Fred' and Harry' Myers were brought^ before J. A. Lindsay, J.P., charged with a contravention of the Military Servl* Act In that they wilfully neglected to go before a military medical board for i examination after putting In a claim for exemption. Both pleaded guilty and were given into the custody of the.R.N.W.M.P., who handed them to an escort from military district No. 13, to be conveyed to Calgary on Tuesday's, train, there to he dealt with by the military authorities. Sergt. A, P. Pass, R.N.W.M.P. ot Macleod effected the arrest. The death occurred on Sunday, January 27th, of Victoria Lanou; aged C2 years, the wife ot Henry Lanou, ot Vulcan. The deceased was \bom in Lacolla, Canada, and came to this district with her husband and family from Massachusetts about two. xears ago, and since then has resided on their farm three miles north ot Vulcan. Her illness extended over a period of ten months.'The deceased leaves t% mourn her loss tourdaui^tersi Mrs.' Herman Spanke, Lake M?(�egor, Mrs. Henry Wilbart, Mrs. Fortier and Miss Viola Lanou, all ot Vulcan, and two sons, Hilary and Delate, both of whom are in the United States. The annual meeting of thd- Vulcan ,____________________________ church was held on Sunday following Frank' -f roeiriind" or"Nr'Ford do"noti'*''e sprvlce, tights. about' Stanley Ketcbel and Joe Thoracs. "Th'bmas always did think he had Ketcihel down for more than 10 seconds in their secon^,fight," said Coffroth,,'.but Joe is mistaken. We all would have been glad to see Joe win. It was a great fight. Ketchel was an UQknown until he boxed Joe the first drifiw up the country. We'd never heai^ of him. And he had a manager who was so dumb that he gotmy goat, The match was made at 150 pounds ringside. When we talked over the contracts Ketohel's ^manager kicked like a steer about that 150-pound clause.  . "I tell-you my man can't make 150 pounds." he roared, "Why, he only weighs 145." The poor, boob thought be had to fatten Ketcbel,up to make hlni weigh 150. Ho was such a peat-that we wei;e sick ot him before the tiffht > ever started', when � Thomas knocked Ketcbel down Stanley pulled himself up to his baunohes and sat there, on his heels, and watched the referee. Ho waited for 'nine' and leaped up. No, Kotchel didn't get a loni count when he was down. He hardly had a fj-iend in the Uouaa beltartt iitt ngUt. mt he had tbem when It ww over," , S In Vresentlng the report of Moderator of Session, Mr; Schrag pointed oub. that the number .on the roll was 66, 61 whom 46 were i communicants. Tho number of elders was 3;. single persons not attached to the families 14, number families 29. The number durlrfg the year of baptisms was 11, funerals 8, weddings 11, average a't-tohdance at communion 261 Mr, Schrag reported that the Thigh Hill servliSe bad .been discoi^inued as there was giftater need ut his service at Alston. The following Is the financial report: Balance on hand, 1916, $169.6S; arrears from 1916, $207.75; Ladles': AIS SIclety, $100; Building fund Collection, $3,298.40; General collection, $1,- Oho ot his favorites IS a tale'out >vith an unfinished run of 1S6. la {890.50. Total, $5,666.20. Jolian Wllk, of Stottler; Alto, will apply to parliament at the next session ,i(or;R:(^yftrce from his wife, Jull*Wiik, ^ |�t>^rj�ii*ut residing In Florida. 'U?*l4' ' this tournan^ent, too, he had a run of 242. In the Oregon tournament he had an unfinished run of 147 and ^t Portland, Ore., later he compiled 162. IS CALLED HOME Calgary, Feb. 2.-Skip Dial, of Oyen, Alia., who may be'employed on war work, the fact that they have not-[ouglil fbr their country* will prove detrimental after ihe war, for It is well known that ftalian emigrants sever every-'tle with their country after they have spent several years In America-^ and they have obtained permanent employment and have saved tlfeir money. � ' 'When these men decide to settle in America they invariably send for their families from Italy. As a resnlt it is calculated that these 500,000 defaulters will Induce at least 3,000,000 reservists to join them in America." An Atlantic Port, Feb. / 3.-Major Generals Thomas H. Barry and H. F. Hodges, of the United States Army, -who have been making a tour^ot In-;, spection along the sections- "of the v ['French front held by Atnericau forces, / returned today on an American ship. They expressed optimism regarding the general situation abroad and Bald, their mission had been^an enlighten-' Ing one but declined further to discuss , their visit abroad., . , Lord/-Eustace Percy, attache at the: British embassy at Washington, was a pessenger on the same vessel. He has been In England on a leave ot absence; 1 I' TO,60 TO DENMARK Copenhagen, Feb. 4.-The new Bol-. shevlkl representative who kas arrlr-. ed here, says that the former Dowager empress of Russia, Maria Feodorov-na, wlio was a\Danish princess, is coming to reside hi Denmark. . i during the year 81; collections average $1.30 per Sunday. Mr. W. D. Allan, was elected to the board managers In place ot Mr, W. A. Howes, who re-,: tired. The question of building a' Sunday school room was discussed and referred to the consideration oC' the managers, as also 'was the question of the minister's salary i being raised by $300 per annum. ARGENTINA IS LIKELV TO BREAK .WITA HUNS *   Buenos Aires, Feb. 1.-The minister of war has recalled Argentina's military attaches from Berlin and Vienna, Jn political circles this action la . , regarded as significant and con- it4-: nected'witb'tbe sinking of thef