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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 9, 1918 fHE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD "BRINGING UP FATHER' PA GE THREE � ______u y G. McManus as 1 NOTA> t5\T LIKEtT - THE TON1CHT - CO CET ready : WILL' L - � * f HE'LL HOT PIANO! ( CM? TO THE. CAv^AvCE ANO DON'T COME fe/\CK UNTIL \ �bENO FOR ^OU � v III. ^ ft. - -c sifts i c;UE'o^ VLl l-^VE TO C*\T THKT P1WSO P/MNTED -\0\lN r fr- it J to T - 1 i ^J I- X -. i -i � - 4 1 � \ 1 \ f 0 V.) \ j ^ - 1 ^ ) t 1. Local Basketballers Lose Both Matches at Raymond The Haymond basketball team displayed a great, come-back stunt last night., when they brought the local learns to defeat upon the Knight Acad-omy floor. The score of the senior game was 42-26, the junior game 30-28. They were both fast, but the junior ^amo was the best to watch, the score zigzagging from one side to tho other till the last minute. The first half of the senior game was nip and tuck, fhe "V" taking, the north basket, which is the hardest to shoot in because it is right against ihe wall. Raymond made a i^ood start but were soon evened up and the score swayed from one aide to ths other till the whistle blew, showing the �core to be 16-10. With the good basket to shoot in and everyone feeling fresh the locals felt confident of victory, but their combination was poor and shooting poorer, while Raymnd got going juat as the "V did in the game here. Th3 local forwards were held tight from the start to the finish but the Raymond guards had many fouls called on them and Skouson committed the four per-Bonal fouls which disqualifies. For the winners the forwards did good shooting, Meldrum getting away from "Irish" Kane as never before in ihe second half, securing 9 field baskets in one half. Xalder was shooting long shots well. Burr was in the game ihe full period at his beat. Buhler was rlieir most effective guard. !14 117 138 123- -37S 1S3 w,\ 139- -375 L'oO 241 2(3?- -753 .TenningH and Williams took Raymond and Aird into camp in the don-Ides howling competition last night, la-king three straight games, thereby putting themselves on top of the heap. They are the first team to win three straight, and as the competition goes by games won rather than total >fns, they have the edge on the other teams. The rolling last, night wouldn't, set the world on fire, no one going over the 500 mark, nor reaching 200 in a single game. Jennings hit the wood lor 488, with 18f> as high single. He and Williams had a lead of 101 for the ihroe games. The second game was" close, the winners having only two to a pare. Tonight Green and Clark tangel with Irwin and De Manbey, and on Monday the tourney starts on its second'Jap with Hoover and Willetts drawn GROVER ALEXANDER WILL PLAY WITH CHICAGO CUBS UNLESS HE IS DRAFTED Chicago, Feb! 7. - Grover Cleveland Alexander will play with the Chicago National league team next season and any grievance he may have against the club will be adjusted to the pitcher's satisfaction. President Weegh-man declared today in reply to^Alex-ander's statement that he must have a $10,000 bonus and a salary of $12,000 a year. "Nothing but war will keep Alexander out of the game," said Weegh-man. "Bonus1*, salary and any other matters will be straightened out to his satisfaction^' "TEDDY" IMPROVING New York, Feb. 9.-The condition of Col. Roosevelt, who underwent two operations last Wednesday, was reported at the Roosevelt hospital early today "as somewhat improved." A Depends on many things. The steering gear must be exceptionally strong and very flexible. The steering wheel must be irreversible. The brakes must be accessible, and sure in their action. The whole car must be built to withstand severe shock in case of a collision. These points stand out very* prominently in the Mitchell; that is why we claim that------- THE MITCHELL IS A SAFE CAR Bijou Motor Parlors Limited THE HOUSE OF SERVICE FIFTH STRcET SOUTH . LETHBRIDGE. ALT A, Camouflage Lethbridge, Alberta, February 9th. \  * Mayor Ilardie, *  * City Hall, Dear -Mr. Mayor: We see by the papers * >(s t.t That, you're doing Your darndest :Jt iU * To reduce taxes \ * is By raising the rates * * �;� On "juice" * * And we have a hunch * * -it You're just trying - + * *F To camouflage us, * * * But if you're gunning * + V For new sources * * * Of revenue We'll tip you off * * s:i To the one best bet. * �:� *i And here it is: The other day V V Louis Letourneau, M.P.P. * * * For Quebec Kast * >> * Told the House * ik * That he thought * 6 * About 200,000 habitants * * * Would pay    About five bones each *   For a yearly license ft *>: * To keep more *  Than one bottle Of "whiskey blanc" * * * j In their houses When Quebec goes dry.    And we think so too.    Now if you can square it  *  With Charlie. Cross 1  �  To get the city V  * The right to issue it * More-than-one-bottle permits    In Lethbridge it * m We can see * it * Where taxes ' iul, McNaugbton, Lef-fingwell, Ewing, Blow, Gilmore, Cun-lfinghani Municipal Law-Hon. W, Gariepy, AT TABER BAN Departing Bank Manager Recipient of Many Eulogistic Expressions FOR YEAR 1917 (Spprhil to the Herald) Tabor, Feb. !).-The citizens and farming community of the Taber district honored Geo. E. Ewing, manager of the Bank of Commerce, who has been transferred to Ft. William, at a banquet and smoker last evening in the King George, which was remarkable for the geniality and goodfellow-ship. Mayor Willard was toastmaster, and there were about 60 present. Those present from Lethbridge were Dr. Leech. H. T. Brymner, Chas. Moe, and John H. Wilkie. There were only two toasts, the King and the boys overseas, responded to by Dr. Leech. Then the affair became informal, and many speeches ( were made eulogistic of the qualities HoiL'a'w. Cross, Hon! j\ 'it. "Boyle! i �r *M Ewm6. The finest touch of the - ! MOORE WON Baltimore. Md., Feb. 7.-In a la round boxing bout here last night, Pal Moore of Memphis, Tenn., won a decision over Dick Loadman, of Lockport, X.Y. It was a clean victory. ? ? ? ? ? V v ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?   o HOW JOHN L. DIED Boston.-John L. Sullivan passed away suddenly at his home in North Abington last Saturday. The old fighter "died with shoes on." * His death was a knockout typical of the mysterious punch of tire sinister champion, "heart trouble." And it came as the loss of Mb title to Corbett came, these twenty-six years ago, out of a clear sky. John L. was up early in the morning. His friends, George Bush and William Kelly, who had been sharing the house with him, told that he had stayed up till midnight, absorbed in a new solitaire game. Following his usual tasks around the house, he dressed to go to Boston. He had just finished dressing when he fainted suddenly. Bush, who was with him at the time, saw him fall across the bed. The bedroom, with the two men alone, staged a scene that has preceded many a real knockout in tho "squared circle." - Sullivan went down under the mysterious force of the punch of the unseen adversary. Bush, as one might second a fallen fighter, rushed for water and dashed it into his face. Under the treatment the old champion revived. He looked about him, sat on the edge of the bed with his face in his hands, complaining of a pain around his heart. Willing, game and anxious, as ever, to go on, he was beginning to "take the count" and he seemed to know it. Bush, meanwhile, sent Kelly for a doctor and the physician came. Finding Sullivan sitting on the bed, he ordered him to retire. Bush tells the rest of the story himself, briefly, thus: ' "I don't know how he went or when. He just simply slipped away, somehow, so quickly that I didn't realize that he had gone." According to Bush, there was. simply one of Death's "haymakers" that floored the Boston . "strong boy" for good, a wile} punch delivered Just when John L. seemed to be having all the better of the battle of life. He was 59 years old. ? I* ? ? ? ? ? V ? ? ? ? ? ? V ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Hon. George P. Smith, Hon. Duncan Marshall. Messrs Montgomery (chairman), M ac C a 11 u m, Tobin, McKay, Prudden, Ebbett, Davidson, Atkins, Rae, Walker, Skclding, Ross, ('raw-ford, Stanley. Lutuly, Ramsey, Blow, Ewing, Hoadley, Kcmrais, Mrs Mc-Kinney. Legal Bills-Hon. C. W. Cross. Hon. C. R. Mitchell, Hon. J. R. Boyle, Messrs MacKay (chairman!, Turgeon, State, Ebbet, Lundy, Ewing, Lowery. Stanley. Standing Orders-Hon. Duncan Marshall, Hon. George P. Smith, Messrs. McCallum (chairman), Tobin, Shan-dro, Morkerberg, Pearson, Rae, Kem-niis, Gilmore, Davis, Miss McAdams. Printing-Hon. C. R. Mitchell, Messrs. WolC (Chairman), McColI, Pingle, Walker, Montgomery, Shandro, Low.cry, Davis, Kemmis, Miss McAdams, Mrs. McKinney. Public Accounts-Hon. C. R. Mitchell, Hon. J. R. Boyle, Hon. W. Gariepy, Hon. George P. Smith, Messrs. McNaughton.(chairman), Tobin, Bou-dreau, LeffJngwell, MacKay, Pingle, Cote, Turgeon, Eaton, Wolf, Lessard, Ebbett, .Morkerberg, State, Weir, Ewing, Crawford, Hoadley, Stanley, Kemmis, Ramsey, Blow, Lowery Lundy, Miscellaneous and Private Bills.- Hon. J. R. Boyle, Hon. C. R. Mitchell, Hon. C. W. Cross, Hon W. Gariepy, Messrs Pingle (chairman), Leffing- j well, Atkins, Cote, Wolf, Lessard, Bou- i droau, MeColl, Rae, Weir, Pearson, j Stanley, Davis Lundy Ramsey Cim-! ningham. Wilson, Mackay Railway Committee-All members of the house. Agricultural Committee-Alt members of the house. evening came when R. H. Anderson rose to make a presentation of an engraved gold watch and chain and a gold headed cane to Mr. Ewing. Mr. Anderson's speech was a most happy one, referring to the many friends .Mr. Ewing had and his work for the community and countryside. Mr. Ewing in replying reviewed his nine years' residence In Taber, and said that he had always Jhad faith in the country and in the people of the community and distrfct and that faith had been justified. Edmonton, Feb. 7.-According tn the figures for 1017, as compiled by John T. Stirling, of the mines branch of the department of pubJi-c works, and issued this evening, the total, output of Alberta mines for the year* were 4,863,414 tons with 283 mines in operation. One copper mine waw opened up on the main line of tho C.P.R. west of Banff and two shalo mines are in operation at Redcliffe, near Medicine Hat. The total output of lignite coal for the year was 2,637,829 tons; of bituminous, 2,206,SGS tons; anthracite, 118,-717; and briquettes, 93,818 tons. There were also 31,630 tons of coke burned. The total outputs for 191C were: Lignite, 2,172,801; bituminous, 2,335,259; anthracite, 140,544; briquettes, 107,959; coke, 41,950 tons. This is the first time that the output of lignite has been greater than the bituminous. It shows a considerable increase in lignite and bituminous and a falling off in the anthracite, briquettes and coke. Tho total number of men employed in Alberta in tho lignite fields during the year 1917 was 5,779, as compared with 5;060 In 1916; in bituminous 3,746, as compared with 3,234 in 1916, and in the anthracite 287 for 1917 and 305 in 1916. The total number of men employed for tho yeac was 9,812 in 1917 and 8,599 for 1916. � Make sure that your car is equipped with a Lens that fulfills all the legal requirements. J � We Sell the Famous Osgood 4�r BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLMAN, Mgr. Regular values from $3.00 to $5.50 in Stetson, Mallory, Borsalino and Christie makes. 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