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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATtTBDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1W8 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus Local Basketballers Lose Both Matches at Raymond The naymoiid basketball team displayed, a great come-back stiml last night, when tliey brought the local teams to defeat upon the Knight Academy floor. The score of the senior game was 4:!-2fi, the junior game :)0-28. They were both fast, but the junior same was the best to watch, the Kcore ^Igzagging from one side to tbo other 111) tlie last minute. The first halt Of the senior game was nip and tuck, the "Y"'taking- the north basket, wliich is the harO.est to shoot in because It is right against the wall. Raymond made a ijood start but were soon evened up and the score �w,ayed from one stdo to tha other tin the whistle blew, showing the core to be 16-16. 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 just as the '�y did in the game here. Tha local forwards were held tight from. the start to the finish but the Raymond guards'had many fouls called on cheni and Skouson committed the four personal fouls which dlsaualifies. For the winners the forwaids did /food ahootlnff, Meldrum getting away from "Irish" Kane as never before in the second half, securing 9 field baskets In one half. Nalder was sbooting long shots well. Burr was In the game the full period at his best. Buhler was their most effective guard. lut was well checked. . The line-up uild scores were; Raymond ' Ltthbrldfle Forwards L. Dunsworth 12 M. Dunsworth Centre Irwin 4 Guards * Kane 6 HcKlllop 4 Meldrum 28 Burr 6 Nalder S Skouson Buhler Raymond 42; Lethbridge 26. Junior Game The junior game was a humdinger, in which Lethbridge did the most of the leading, but were nosed out at the very sound of the gong. It was a very good game to watch and showed streaks of combination to be rivalled only by the senior^game. The first half ended with Lethbridge leading, the score being 17-13. The second halt kept the crowd on their toes all thi way and with the score 28-27 In Lethbrldge's favor with one minute to go, a long field basket by Redd and a foul bosket as the whistle blew (or time, made the score 30-28 in Raymond's favor. For Raymond Redd and Flaher did ef-tectlve work, while tor Lethbridge, Murray and Hudson were the most The line-up and scores conspicuous, were: Raymond Fairbanks 2 Redd 14 Flshec 10 Romney 4 Johnstone Uathbridge Murray 16 Young 2 � De Manbey 2 Hudson S Shaad Raymond 30; Letbbridge 28. "Ferg" Irwin reter�ed two entirely �atiatactory .gamea. Forwards Centre Guard! NEW LEADERS IN Jennings' and Williams Take Three Straight-First team Tq^Accomplish Feat. Jennings and Williams took Raymond and Alrd in the doubles bcjwUrig competition last night, taking three straight gartos, 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 tha.n total >lns, they have the edge on the other teams. The rolling Iknt night wouldn't set the world on flro,,ino one going over the 500: mark, nor roaching 200 in a .single gapi^. Jennings hit the wood lor 488, with 185 as high single. He and WIlllamB had'a lead of 161 for the throe Karnes. 'The second game was d Alrd .. .. 331 243 340-91-4 117 138 123-378 133 103 139-376 250 241 262-753 GROVER ALEXANDER WILL PLAY WITH CHICAGO CUBS UNLESS HE 18 DRAFTED Chicago, Feb. 7. - Grover Cleveland Alexander will play with the Chicago National le^ague team next season and any grievance he may vhave ^gainst the club win be adjusted'to the pitcher's satlaifactlfm, ^Prefildent Weegh-man declared today, in reply io'-AIex-linder's statement' that he must have a $10,000 bonus and a salary qf ?12,000 a year.  . "Nothing litit war will, keep Alejian-der out of . the game," ' aatd Wc^egh-man. "Bbnup, aalary and any other matters will be Btraightened out to bis ^satisfaction^' "TEDDY"IMPROVING New York, Feb. 9.-The condition of Col. Roosevelt, who underwent 'two operations last Wednesday, was reported at the Roogevelt hospital early today "as somewhat Improved."' Depends on many things. The steering muat be excetitionalljr stronK and very flexible. The steering wheel must be irreversible. The brakes must be accessible, and aure In their action. The whole c^C muat be built to withstand 3over6 shock in case of a collision. These points stand out very* prominently in the Mitchell; that is why we olaiin that-: . � ,-. . � THE Ml'f'CHEU IS A SAFE CAR Bijoii Motor Pi^rlon Limited ��TH� HOUSE OP'MRVICEi^' / ^':-^.,'^''' FIFTH aTHEET SOUTH . l.K-rHI|IIDai, ALTA. Camouflalge Lethbridge, Alberta, February 9th. �   Mayor Hardle, City Hall,   * Dear Mr. Mayor:^ We see by the papers  �� o That you're doing  � * Your darndest � * w To reduce taxes By raising the rates � � o On "juice" � � 9 * The other day  * Louis Letourneau, M.P.P.   * For Quebec East   � Told tlie House  a * That he thought  * * About 200,000 habitants ' ... , Would pay '    About five bones each ... For a yearly license 4 � � To keep more Than one bottle  * OC "whiskey blanc"  .  m their houses When Quebec goes dry. And we think so* too? Now It you can square 11 -  .  With Charlie-Cross '  �  ' To got the city � . . The right to issue  � � /More-than-one-bottio perraltn  � . - In Lethbridge We can see . . � * Where taxes ' Can be reduced .   To the "Irreducible minimum"  * * And there won't be '    Any troi/ble �  � About collecting    . Either.    �* In view of the fact T ^ ' That the pumps haven't come  *  'And we won't be able To drink this water    Much longer * ' * ' * We know of a lot '  ,* * Of permits You could sell    Right away.    And we don't think A plebiscite Is neceaaary To prove the suggeatlon Is popular' , /. With the peepul. Hoping this solves Your tax worries ' We remain ' FreterentlaUy yours THE PBESPUL. : TO LEAVE SHORTLY FOR LETHBRIDGE Ross' Opponent Will Prove Worthy-Ross Waiting Result of Exemption Claim If boxing Is to continue to bo a-leading sport at the soldiers' camp at Calgary and Rosa should be drafted the game will .get a fillip In Cow Town. Ross is awaiting the result of his exemption claim which he is making on the g^unds of dependents, his father having been killed,at the front, his brother being already In the service, and there being a large family of girlfi to take care of. There appears to be no doubt that In any event Ross will be In Lethbridge ernmenl had adopted and which was carried out so offectivcly by Mr. Murker, dairy commisslonei'. On motion ot Mr. Hoadley the debate was adjourned. Lady Moves First Private Bill. Miss Roberta McAdams, ono ot the overseas members, had the honor Friday ot introducing tlio first private bill In the present session of the legislature ot Alberta. It is a measure tor the incorporation of the Great War Noxt-ot-Kin Association, and Miss McAdams received appreciative applause from all parts of the house when she resumed her seat after moving tbo first reading. Sessional Committees Following are'the sessional committees ot the legislature as appointed by the house on Friday afternoon: HONOR GEO. EWING AT TABER BANQUET Departing Bank Manager Recipient of .Many Eulog^istic Expressions BIG INCREASE IN OUTPUT LIGNITE FOR YEAR 1911 (Special to the Herald) Taber, Feb. 9.-The citizens and farming community ot the Taber district honored Geo. B. Bwing, manager of the Bank of Commerce, who has been transferred to Ft. William, at a banquet and smoker last evening 1il tho King George, which was remarkable for the geniality and goodtellow-ship. Mayor WiUard was toastmaster, and there were about 60 present. , ,j .._____.....__,___________ Those present from' Lethbridge were Privileges and elections-Hon. J. II. Dr. Leech, U. T. Brymner, Chas. Moe, Boyle, Hon. W. Gariepy, Hon. C. U. Mitchell, Messrs. Tobin (chairman), Skelding. MacCaul, McNaughton, Let-fingwell, Ewing, Blow, Gilmore, Cun-inngham Municipal Law-Hon. W, Gariepy, Hon. C. W. Cross, Hon. J. R. Boyle, long enough to participate in his George P. Smith, Hon. Duncan bout with "Spider Wolfe of Chi- Marshall. Messrs Montgomery (chair-cago, to glvo.the tans a tew more ^^^^^^ MacCallum, Tobin. McKay, 1 Prudden, Ebbott, Davidson, Atkins, thrills. No one has forgotten the' Harrison go, and followers ot the game are confident the set-to'coming up will prove as classy In every respect. Wolfe should be leaving Chicago in a couple of days tor Lethbridge when fans will get a chance to look hira over. That is what they want. MOORE WON Baltimore, Md., Feb. 7.-In a 15 round boxing bout here last night. Pal Moore ot Memphis, Tenn., won a decision over Dick Loadman, of Lockport, *N.Y. It was a clean victory.  *  Saturday.  His death was a knockout typi- >  cal ot the mysterious punch ot ? 4> thre sinister champion, "heart  trouble." ? 4> And it came as the loss of >  his title to Corbett came, these *  twenty-six years ago, out ot  Bush ahd William Kllly, who > ^ had been sharing the house ^ in a new solitaire game. >  Following hia usual tasks ^ ^ around the bouse, he dressed to  suddenly. *  tho bed.' , cle." - ft Sullivan went down under the  fallen tighter, rushed for water > ft and dashed It Into his face. ft hands, complaining ot a pain ft around his heart. Willing, game ft and anxious, as ever, to go on, 4> ho was beginning to "take the 4> count" and he seemed to know  It. ft Bush, meanwhile, sent Kelly ^ for a' doctor and the phyalclan came. Finding Sullivan aittlng 4 on the bed, he ordered blni to  retire. i 4> Bush tells the rest of the  story himself, briefly, thus: '  "I don't know; how he went ft or when. He jiiat simply sllp>  . ped away, somehow, ao quickly  that I didn't realise that he had ft gone." ' 4 According to Buah, there was. airopl}' one ot Death'i "haymak-  era" that floored the Boston  "atrong boy" for good, a wild 4 punch delivered Just when John  L. seemed to he^ having all the t better of the battle of life;  He was 59 yeari old. Rae, Walker, Skelding, Ross, Craw ford, Stanley, Lundy, Ramsey, Blow, Bwing, Hoadley, ICemmis, Mrs Mc Kinney. Legal Bills-Hon. C. W. Cross, Hon. C. R. Mitchell, Hon. J. R. Boyle, Messrs MacKay (chairman), Turgeon, State, Ebbet, Lundy, Ewlng, Lowery, Stanley. Standing Orders-Hon. Duncan Marshall, Hon. George P. Smith, Messrs. McCalium (chairman); Tobin, Shan-dro, Morkerberg, Pearson, Rae, Kem-mis, Gilmore, Davis, Miss McAdams. Printing-Hon. C. R. Mitchell, Messrs. Wolf (Choirman), McColI, Pingle,'Walker, Montgomery, Shandro, Lo^cry, Davis, Kemmls, Miss McAdams, Mrs. McKlnney, Public Accounts-Hon. 0. R. Mitchell, Hon. J. R. Boyle, Hon. W. Gariepy, Hon. George P. Smith, Messrs. McNaughton,(chairman), Tobin, Bou-dreau, Leffingwell, MacKay, BIngle, Cote, Turgeon, Eaton, Wolf, Lessard, Ebbett,_ .Morkerberg, State, Weir, Bwing, Crawford, Hoadley, Stanley, Kemmls, Ramsey, Blow, Lowery Lundy. Miscellaneous aind Private Bills.- Hon. J. R. Boyle, Hon. C, R. WltcliQll, Hon. C. W. Cross, Hon W. Gariepy, Messrs Pingle (chairman), Leff(ngi well, Atkins. Cote, Wolf, Lessard, Bou-droau, McCoU, Rao, Weir, Pelirson, Stanley, Davis Lundy Ramsey i Cunningham, Wilson, Mackay Railway Gommittoo-All members of the house. Agricultural Commlt,toe-All members of the house. and John B. Wllkie. 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 ot the qualities of Mr. Ewing. The finest touch of the evening camo when R. H. Anderson rose to malcc a presentation ot 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 ^r. Ewing had and his work tor tlie community and countryside. . Mr. Ewlng in replying reviewed his nine -years' i-esldence In Taber, and said that he had always \^ad faltli In tho country JHid In the people of the community and district and that faith had been justified. Edmonton. Fob. 7;-Acc^iTTdlng to the figures for 1917, as compiled by John T. Stirling, ot the mines branch ; of the department of public works, ' and issued this evening, the .total I output of. Alberta mines for tho yoai* ! were 4,863,414 tons with 283 mines in ' operation. One copper mine- waH ; opened up on the main line of tho ; C.P.R. west ot Banff and two shalo j mines are in operation at Redcliffe, 1 near Medicine Hat. | The total output of lignite coal tor T tho year was 2,637,829 tons; ot bitum-1 inous, 2,206,808 tons; anthracite, 118,-.' 717; and briquettes, 93,818 tons. ' There were also 31,630 tons of coko burned. The total outputs for 191� ' were: Lignite, 3,172,801; bituminous, I 2,335,250; anthracite, 140,544; brl-I quottes, 107,959; coke, 41,950 tons. This ! Is tho first time that the output of lignite has been greater than the V'-tuminous. It shows a considerable Increase in lignite and bituminous and a falling off in the anthracite, briquettes and coke. Tha total number of men umployed In Alberta in tho lignite fields during the year 1917 was 5,779, as compared with 5j060 In 1910; in bituminous 3,746, as compared with 3,234 in 1916, ond in the anthracite 287 for 1917 and 805 In 1916. The to^ tal number of men employed for tho yeat was 9,812 in 1917 and 8,599 for 1916. ^ Make sure that yiiar car is c<|iupped with a Lens that fiil|3k aO tt^e legal rei|iuremeiits. We pell the Famous ' Qsgoodi BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOME OP THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK' HARRY HOLMAN, Mgh ft!  1 i Regular values from $3.00 to $5.50 in Stietson, Mallory, Borialino and Christie makes. 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