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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1918 "BRINGING UP FATHER" THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY .HERALD - i- *i --� y PAGE THBEB McM anus � THINK TE Wieu, - WE HAVEN'T HAO AKt -HCWr IN TMic APARTMENT FOR I\E INVITEO THE OWNER OP TO WHAT 4000 I* TMAT- TO ^EE. IP H6 CONCICNCE! I ? OLD COUNTRY *> FOOTBALL RESULTS ? SOUTH ALBERTA BASKETBALLERS Wins Robin Hood Cup ? Local Rink Cleans Up on Banff Aggregation in the Finals Jimmy Aird and his cohorts won one trophy at Calgary anyway, taking the Robin Hood from Sad-lington of Banff in a great game by 12 to 10. The Aird aggregation it thus in possession of the Grand Challenge cutlery as the Robin Hood has previously been named. The local rink is also in the cutlery class in the Brewery. The Aird rink is composed of Nichols, C. Aird, K. 0. Johnston and Jamss Alrdi skip. The Shepherd rink returned Saturday night with no cutlery, but well satisfied with  good wftk'i sport. London, Feb. 5.-Following are the results of English league football games played Saturday on the grounds of the first-named clubs: London Combination Clapton 0, Millwall Athletic 1. Crystal Palace 1, Arsenal 4-Fulham 0, Chelsea 2. Queen's Park Rangers 2, Tottenham Hotspur 7. West Ham United 7. Brentford 2. Midland Section Birmingham Sheffield Wednesday J. Bradford City X Lincoln City 1. Grimsby 2, Kotherham 2. Leeds City 1, Notts Forest 0. Notts County Uuddersfield :\ Sheffield United 6, Leicester Lancashire Section Blackpool 0, Bolton 5. Burnley Oldham Athletic 3. Bury u, Stockport County Liverpool 6, Southport Central 1. Manchester City 5, Bursleni Vale 1. Rochdale 2, Everton 2. Stoke 5, Manchester United 1. Preston North End 11, Blackburn Rovers 0. Deciding What Team Shall Have Honor to Meet Winners of the North Port i Doubles Competition Now Being Run Off By Bowling \ Fiends The ifirat match in the doubles bowling: tourney which is now in progress at the Dominion alleys was staged last night when Frey and Murray stacked up against Willetts and Shover, the former duo winning by a 979 to 959 score in a very good game. Wii-lettfl and Shover took the first game by 47 pins, but lost the second by 57 and the third by 10. Shover was high total with 523- He and Murray divided the honors for high single game -with 183. Following are the scores: Murray...... 135 179 18?.- 4!�7 Frey........ 160 160 162- 482 295 339 345- 979 Willetts...... 162 1L'2 151'- 435 Shover...... 180 160 182- 523 34;! 2&2 335- 959 Tonight. Needs and Freestone will tangle with Lfscombe and Millar, while on Wednesday night Smith and Evans take on Dickson and Benton. Scottish League Glasgow.-Scheduled Scottish league football games, played Saturday on the grounds of the first-named clubs, resulted as follows: Rangers 4, Morton 2. Queen's Park 0, Celtic 2. Hibernians 1, Hearts 3. Clyde 0, Motherwell 2. Airdrieonians 0, Partick Thistle L Hamilton 2, St. Mlrren 1. Ayr United 2, Third Lanark 2. Kilmarnock 0, Dumbarton 0. Falkirk 0, Clydebank 4. BILL BRENNAN SHOWING CLASS I TROTTERS BURNED Montreal. Feb. 4.-The trotting horses Battle King. 2.09 1-2; Shade-land, Charley B., Direct Swift, Hester R., and Doris B., were burned to death In an early morning fire at the Malson-neuve race track stables. Battle King was recently brought here from the United States. Shadeland and Charley B., last season won twenty first, two second and two third prizes. Both horses were the property of Napoleon fDa roust, pres-idenrt. oi* the MaJIson neuve Driving Club. John McLean, formerly warden of Lincoln county, died at Merriton, Ont. SPEAKING OF AUTOMOBILES Did you ever stop to think how much it means to you to have your car, factory built instead of assembled? Assembled cars are built in a dozen or more factories, and to as many standards. Parts are not always interchangeable and considerable delay is often experienced in obtaining parts. With factory built cars, there is but one standard. Parts are interchangeable and easily obtained. Factory built cars are sold under a guarantee, and in case- of defects, the factory protects you. THE MITCHELL IS A FACTORY BUILT CAR. The next two or three weeks will be busy ones for the local basketball club with art average very likely of two games a week. All final arrangements have been concluded for the game with Raymond on their floor, which will definitely take place next Friday, Feb. 8th. The following Monday the two teams will journey to Tab- er, the first team to play Taber and the 2nd Barnwell. Very likely the Wednesday of the same week will mean a visit to Stirling. The games now on are to settle the Southern Alberta championship, after which inter-city games wilt be arranged between the winners of the south and the Calgary-Edmonton champs. New Ruling Proposed For the Majors-Set Waiver Price of $1,500 Chicago Heavyweight Seems to Have Necessary Punch Chicago.-Chicago admirers of Bill Brennan, the north side lad who had to go east to get a reputation, are jubilant because of a recent victory scored by Brennan over Homer Smith, the Benton Harbor (Mich.) heavyweight. Sam Langford beat Fred Fulton, and, since Brennan beat Smith, his admirers assert Bill is the leading candidate for Jess Willard's crown. One thing Brennan owns that is an asset to any scrapper is a punch. Just about two-thirds of his bout3 have ended in a knockout, and not all of Hrennan's victims have been "dubs.'' Brennan could not plant a knockout on Smith, but he had the big Michigan man on the defensive throughout and slightly groggy at the finish. Smith is by no means a novice in the ring game, although he lacks experience, and Brennan s victory over him places the Chicago scrapper pretty well up in the ranks of the heavies Although he was eager to win, Smith is not dfscouraged over his defeat by Brennan and attributes it to over anxiety, which led him to train j until he became stale. Smith believes he can beat Brennan if given another chance, and it is probable the men maybe rematcbed. New York, Feb. 4.-Announcement was made Saturday night by Secretary Heydler of the national baseball league that an amendment to its constitution would be offered at the spring meeting of the league on February 12 to make it possible to play double headers any time during the season. Another amendment would be offered to fix a minimum waiver price of $1,500 on any player who is purchased from a minor league or who is a jfree agent when signed. Heretofore the president of the league has been asked to fix the waiver price on such a player when rival clubs were unable to agree on a reasonable price. DE ORA LOST Chicago. Feb. 4.-Alfred Do Oro lost his second game in two starts in the three cushion billiard tournament Saturday, when George Moore of New York beat him fifty to forty seven in seventy four innings. At one stage the champion was 12 points ahead. Moore succeeded in regaining the lead and running four straight near the end which gave him forty, managed to get the final point needed to win. Charlie McCourt defeated Hugh H eal, fifty to forty one in seventy innings. > > ? ;;*> V ? COAST CHAMPIONS TO GO EAST FOR STANLEY CUP GAMES MARCH 13 r Bijou Motor Parlors THE HOUSE OF SERVICE FIFTH STREET SOUTH LETHBRIDGE, ALT A. Montreal, Feb. 5-The directors of the National Hockey league at a meeting here arranged for the second half of the schedule to h tart Wed nesday, to be a repetition of the first half. Toronto announced they had made a deal with Sprague Cleghorn, who will turn out with them Tuesday morning. Nothing do finite was done in the case of Nighbor, hut it is said a deal may be put through on Monday 1�y which Torontos will get Nighbor and Ottawas Reg. Noble. President. Calder announced that he had received a letter from Frank Patrick, president of the Pacific Coast league, stating that the season will end about the first week in March at the coast and that the champions there would start for the east March 13 to play the N.H.L, champions for the Stanley cupl ? ? ? ? ? Large Attendance and Great Interest Shown in Various Lectures on Farm � Problems James Aird, who with his rink won the Grand Challenge event at the Calgary 'Spiel. McGraw's Much-Panned Third Baseman Has Shown His Real Value and is in the class with Zimmerman, t Burns and Kauff in averaging a bowl ' for each frolic. ' His aggregate of safeties is ,546. Arthur Fletcher, like Zimmerman, a man who has played in more than 1000 games on the older circuit, hasn't been able to make a (From Our Own Corrn.spimdi;nt i Macleod. Feb. 4.-A largo unci appreciative crowd greeted the speakers at the opening of the short, course, school of agriculture in the town hall! today, at 10 o'clock Sunt. Fairfield! opened the school with a lecture, or as he calls it a talV- on grasses and !cii�aii. If Hie farmers of rhis or any district will get. together, and discuss the best variety of wheat, oats, barley, etc., to grow, that district will soon he known for the kind of seed grain, and will receive orders for all they can produce. "This is the line of plain talk I am here to give." said the speaker, "and I cannot, tell you anything different." Weeds, and how to know them, was given by Prof. J. C. Hooper of Clares-holm. He exhibited the various kinds of weeds grown in this country from the very tiny one to the largest, describing as he went the nature of each one, their habits and growth, finishing with the poisonous variety, the kind that is dangerous to the horses and cattle, tlu* noted loco weed, found j only in a few places in Alberta, but | one that destroys sheep, cattle. DECIDE DETAILS OF, TAX SALE TO BE' HELD JUNE 17 Include All Property in Arrean Up to and Including 1916 and I Details of the tax sale to be helc horses. This was very interesting to j during June were finally decided a! stock raisers in the audience. Professor Stephen followed with a very interesting explanation on the fodder crops, defining the suitable j era,ijCation of weeds, the cultivation grasses, rye, rape and. grain mixtures. f the soil0 to 28 in thirty-seven innings, with a high run of 8. hit for each game, but has pretty nearly done so. His total record shows he has played iu 1014 battles, has placed the ball out of the reach of the fielders on 1009 occasions and has compiled a record of .277. In five campaigns his average was far better than that. plete instructions to go ahead witfc you can in the spring, follow it up as j Ul0 m.eparaUon of the delinquent taa often as they make an appearance, and if you have Canada thistles, do not plough all over the field, bur cultivate that particular spot by itself, the same with wild oats, and in the fall if these appear late on the ground turn in the stock, whether cattle, hogs or sheep, they will attend to all of the weeds, you arc thus getting rid of the weeds and feeding your stock. Livestock Alex. Galbraith gave a vivid picture of the beef animal, by the many slides, showing all parts of the animal, and a lecture as to the best way to produce stock for profit, not only in beef, but for the market of every day. The Hog James McCaig, spoke of his favorite! [roll for the years .1914, 1915 and 1916 ! There was a long discussion to decidi whether the 1916 arrears should b� included in the sale but the mayoi pointed out that the legislature would likely pass a uniform tax enforcemeni law for the cities of the province ai the coming session of the legislature which would make it necessary to hol< a tax sale in 1919 to include tax ar rears of 19.17 and 1918, so in his opln ion it would be unwise to leave th< 191G arrears to be included at thai time. The motion calling for a tai sale follows: The Resolution 1. Whereas,, there are up to the end o! 1917 about $606,000.00 of unpaid taxes hog, for which many Canadians have on the city books, which have been ac been made famous, and for which Can- cumulating at the rate of approximate ada is today the one producing coun- j ly 50 per cent, of the annual levy toi try, that gives the boys their ready money for what they need, or as he puts it, the money maker, he told the boys and girls of hog clubs that have the past four years, and 2. Whereas the delinquents do no seem to realize the seriousness of th� situation nor have made a strenuoui been organized, and which are making | effort to reduce the tax arrears, and business men of the boys, also train-j ing them to no as their fathers are just beginning to do, and to learn, get together, co-operate in this and all things. The hall was filled for the afternoon and evening meetings, many ladies attending. Many of the school children also attended. ST. KILDA NEWS (From Our Own Correspondent) St. Kilda, Jan. 28.-Heavy snows are still visiting this district and the cold weather seems to hang on. If the snow helps any for the crops the prairie will surely have a bumper crop in 1918. The G.T.P. Developing Co. had a slight accident on Thursday last when they were pulling on their casing and pulled the machinery all off of the top of the derrick. As luck would, hare-it, there was no one hurt and as they were just about done they considered it was a cheap way of getting the machinery down. The things that fell weighed a little over 4800 pounds and made some smash. J. McTaggart and mother-in-law were business visitors in the city of Lethbridge a few days last week. Mrs. Robt. Fairbanks and son Lawrence gave a most enjoyable card party and dance at their home on Jan. 18, 191S. A most delicious supper was served at 12 o'clock and everybody reported a good time. The Deer Creek local U.F.A. of this district are preparing to kill off all the gophers here next summer by ordering gopher poison so anybody in need of Kill-'em-quick, better order early, through Mr. G. H. Ingle. The Farmers Union dance given on Friday night Jan. 25th proved a success in every way and all reported a good time. Music was furnished by the local musicians of the district. 3. Whereas some delinquents wh< are and have been in a position to paj have not done so for various reasons and 4. Whereas the taxes on outlyinj subdivisions have been greatly reduc ed during the last few years and wit be still further reduced this year s< that owners now have some encour agement to pay their back taxes an< retain ownership and further that ii arrears on said outlying property an not paid it is necessary to have thes< lands sold and the title placed in th< hands of the city so that they can b( made productive or sold to xuMt th< taxes, and 5. Whereas the financial'men wh� have handled our bonds and the Al berta Board of Public Utility Commla sioners, because of the unpaid sinking fund are very urgently demanding t tax sale in order that the sinking txxui may be fully paid up, and 6. Whereas the city's bankers thlnl that while times are prosperous ii would be very wise to put the city'* finance in shape to carry itself, Therefore be it resolved that1 .tin assessor and city clerk be and ar� hereby instructed and authorized tn make all the necessary legal and busi ness arrangements for a tax sale on or about June 17th, 1918, of all th� property in arrears" up to and including 1916 and Be it further resolved that this resolution be given publicity in order that delinquents may fully understand and if possible take advantage ol the op' portunity to pay delinquent taxes before the parcels are advertised which will save them the cost of advertising etc., etc., which will amount in th< aggregate, to approximately 5 per cent on parcels so advertised. Make sure that your car it equipped with a Lent that fulfills all the legal requirements. We Sell the Famous Osgood B A AUM MOTOR HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLMAN, Mgr. 98771985 ;