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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TlIKSDAV. I'KmU'ARY 2fi. 1918 THE LETimmnGE* DAILY HERALD - f * "BRINGING UP FATHER" PAGE THHEQ ____- - mm nit ARE vou - "WILL VOO OO ME A FAVOR - WANT VOO TO OOlN MR 0OtSEt> TO RECITE F + F ' NO THANKS t* i � ;-*f^-^:F L "r IT'6 FOR XOOR OV/N - day visiting them, and incidentally did j coal, and urgent representations were o. little bowling in the Washington [ made to the operators for the neces-cites. He ways :hey have a cork mat-j sity of running their mines to cupac- ity output. They were given to understand that the government will cooperate in every possible way. Want Miners' Co-Operation While no definite information can trig arrangem^rr for the pins to rebound from and a 20u score looked easy to him, Incidentally ag:iin. Bill was in the city yesterday -i-nl is endeavoring to arrange an Albnia team to take in , , n w . , , . . tlie bowling tounvun^ntin Regina. Hp!10 �tbta1,I1?1fl +on UlG s^ect. U is un- tj._ ...... 4____ _________! derstood that a movement is on foot '/.WW - + � �-F ^ jis trying to lino up a team composed j of Calgary, Barons and Lethbridge ! bowlers. A- ft F t - h H _ h j j #�' X .� h L fc/- + - out. Sammy Goldman was referee. Fulton Moran 198 pounds. WILLARD READY TO MEET FULTON Jacksonville, Flu.. Feb. 26.-~.Tess Wll-lavd, heavyweight champion, when informed ia.st nigivr, ithat Fred FHilton had ; knocked out Frank Moran, said ho; would meet P^uiton for the ch-atmpiW-U-) ship If Fulton was willing to "make j reasonable 'terms." i Willard added thait he would be1 willing to fight -at any place as soon as arrangements could be .completed. PLAY 31 MA'JOR LEAGUERS EXEMPT The following players In the major leagues are above the draft age limit: Jimmy Augtin, Frank Baker, Jack Collins, Gavvy Cra.vath. Ja;ke Daubert, Jvarry Doyle, Arthur Fletcher, Charley Ilerzog, Hei'nie Zimmerman, Uarry Gardner, George Gibgon, Ivan Howard, Bill Killifer, Sherwood Magee, Fred Luderus, George McBride, Eddie Plank, Jack Murray Sohulte. Bert Shotton, Oacar Stanage, Terry Tumor, J immy Wate h, L.e on Am es, Laitry Cheney, Eddie Clcotte, Jack Coomba, J'^im-es Ijavender and H-arry Salee. Eddie Plank is the Nestor of �the ex. empts, the family record accrediting blm with 42 ^summers. George Gibson probably is the only one with a son in the 'army. Gibson evidently got s,n early start'in the m-a.trimonial game, aa he now Is only "going on" 38, Paskert Is on hia way to his thirty-seventh birthday, while G-avvy Cravath and Frank Schulte are in their thirty-sixth year, if the recordr are true. Teams Invade Cardston to Settle Long Standing Dispute As To Supremacy Lethbridge and Raymond basketball teams will journey to Cardston tonight for the play-off so much talked about. These two teams will both have a big load off their chest after the game tonight as they have been having a difficult time deciding which were the better. Raymond came to Lethbridge and were beaten 46-29. Then Lethbridge went to Raymond and received the same warm reception, losing 42-26. This gave Lethbridge, counting points, the advantage by one, but to decide the controversy it was decided to play on a neutral floor, namely Cardston school gymnasium, so all aboard for Cardston tonight. + - h .*v\ * F .Vi'-y.'.'.v-' >:3 ^3 I NEAL ALLISON Sftover aind Willetts took a half hitch round Evans a;rwl Smith in the doubles even.t at Uie Dominilon alleys last night, tnking two out of three. The . Smith-Evans duo took the first encoun- \ by v.* pins, lost the second by ' and then proceeded to pile lip the ! low rocord. Smith knocked them down for II!, while Evans could only hit -thorn for somothing unusual Shover was high single wiUi to obtain the co-operation of the Un-I ited Mine Workers organization in the campaign, probably through members of the executive working in conjunction with the operators. At the request of the governroent, every coal mine operator in the^fx districts mentioned submitted estimates of the increase in production that they believe could be attained at their particular mine. The totals of all these increased production estimates were as follows: Lignite Coal Drumheller District-- � (On basis of 300 working days per year ......... Edmonton district- > On basis of 300 working days per year ......... Lethbridge district- On basis of 300 working days per year Tons 1,800,000 850,000 * * * a 400,000 for him. I.1S1 and I scores: Willetts S hover hi trll total with 015. The 3 ,050,000 � 4 4 * 4 t  bring Neal Allison, the Waterloo light, weight, who wants a oracle at the Ca- j ^vnr.s mid fan champion has net been decided. 1 ^ Allison is a friend of Charlie Cave of Lethbridge who claims the Waterloo youngster is a wonder and would give Tait the bout ofhis life. Allison has had over GO ring battles, and has won over 40 of them, losing only six. Of those he has won the big percentage have been by the knockout route. 125 1S1 M0G 17G Smith....... 14tf t 4 325 1G3 157 320 149 Id'5 314 114 177 291 126 114 402 51 ~j 91 i �r.i 42S Estimated total increase lignite mines ....... Bituminous Coal Crow's Nest, Canmore and Northern fields- Estimated increase ..... 1,200,000 Edmonton, Feb. 26.-The Grand Eodge of Alberta, I. O. O. F.( will contribute $1,000 and subordinate lodges will be assessed $1 per member for the creation of a fund to be known as the "Oddfellows' Soldiers' and Sailors' Relief Fund." This action was decided upon at the last session of the Grand Lodge convention here, Friday afternoon. Other resolutions passed were: That dues of all members serving in forces prior to September 30, 1917 be remitted from date of enlistment, and they ho retained as non-beneficial members until discharged. That ah members serving in the forces .who have been suspended for non-payment of dues be reinstated. That sub lodges be not required to pay a per capita tax on soldier members. That the Soldiers' and Sailors' Relief Fund be used exclusively for the paying of benefits to fighting members and widows, orphans or dependents of same, or to give relief in special cases. � Tnat the following administer the fund: O. E. Tisdale, H. J. Adams, John Gillespie, J. J. B. Little and J. Ross. The next meeting of the Grand Lodge will be held in Calgary, February, 1919. AN S. S. CONVENTION HELD AT FOREMOST (From Our Own Correspondent) Foremost, Feb. 23.-Weber Red Cross is busy selling tickets for the raffling of a horse presented by Mr. Skeiton, for the benefit of our wounded soldiers. The horse la a valuable one. Mrs. Win. Dick and Mrs. L. McKinnon have already sold many tickets. We trust that their efforts will be amply rewarded by a flowing purse held In the Methodist church last week. Clergymen of 'the Presbyterian and Methodist churches spoke. Demon-strations of C. S. E. T. were given. The church was crowded. Communications under this heading must bear the signatures of thq writers. BIDS THEM GODSPEED To the Editor of the HeraJd: - Dear Sir,-Kindly allow me spaed to say a few words in regard to Mr. j Geo. Ewing, who with his wife and little son, have passed out of the life of the people of Taber to take up their residence in the city of Fort William, a port at the head of t\\m Great Lakes. I might say a great sea port for that is what Fort William and Port Arthur \ will eventually become. Great shipbuilding interests will grow up there on the completion of the Georgian Bay canal when they will become the great shipping points for the grain and other produce ot these western provinces. Mr. Ewing came among us soma years ago, taking charge of the Eastern Township Bank, which was the first institution of the kind to locate here. Afterwards the Eastern Townships Bank was absorbed by the Canadian Bank of Commerce and Mr. Ewing was continued as manager of same. Being a young man ot good address, he was very successful in gaining the good will of the people ot Taber and surrounding country and j building up a large business for the bank which he represented. The Canadian Bank of Commerce Is "now showing its appreciation of his good work in the Taber district by selecting Mr. Ewing to represent them at Fort William where he will acquire experience in handing larger lines ot business. And should be prove a success at Fort William (of which I have no doubt) he will eventually rise stttl higher, nnd some day in the future, will be called to represent the Cana- for the greatest of all causes, that of | dian Bank of Commerce as a western the Red Cross. The West Committee of Foremost Red Cross met at Mrs. J. Carrington's home on Thursday. There was quite a large attendance of. members. Air. and Mrs. Conkling a.nd children 240- S79 HOW GREB REAPS HARVEST The line-up week follows: Tuesday - combe-.Millar. Wednesday Ilor 'the bala-nce of the Mercer-Wallis vs Lis- KENTUCKY MAY HAVE BOXING MAY PROHIBIT JITNEYS Winnipeg, Feb. 25.-At a special meeting of the city council held today a resolution was passed asking the legislature for power to prohibit, if n-ecesE^ry, the operation of jitneys on the sitreetis ot Winnipeg. Only three members dissented. According to reports from Frankfort, it is more than likely that limited-rtound, no-decisiou bouts will he legalized in Kentucky. It is said tha;t both the house and sen-ate committees have voted unanimously to report favorably on the bills that have been presented. The bills provide for 'the creation of a boxing commission to havo supervision over all comte^ts and prescribe the manner in whl-oli all bouts shall be conducted. There aro two ways of rolling up a fortune quickly in the ring game. One is to box infrequently for large guarantees-the Mike Gibbons system. The other is to fight once or twice a week, sometimes five times in two weeks, aiid average around 40 or more fights in a year-this has been the T , Harry Greb plan. !?yi11n-Uo?i;anhc^ The objections to the Phantom's pro- ^ Hliams-Jennings cedure is that there are only a few ] ^ds\,'rec1?t0116. boxers who are prominent enough to , ^een-uai k .. . get away with it, a.nd the flaw in ^eborsotzig-Sloan Greb's system -is that few boxers' are ' ".urra>;i;.1.^ '' ' rugged enough to .stand it. i bhovcr-\Villetta . ' "lint ruggodnc&s la Greb's chief asset, mercer-w ains   and so far the strain lias not begun to tell on him. He has had 118 fights since the''Spring of 1913. It is self-evident, however, that he can't keep his pace up. Among those who have tried and failed may be enumerated Knockout Brown, the lightweight, Battling Nelson and Jack Dillon. So the trick is to get the kale while ] you are strong, and this is just what Greb is accomplishing, He took part In 37 fights in 1917, in which he boxed 297 rounds. He took down for his "end" the tidy sum of $28,753, which is the banner sum for a'ny middleweight in the country for 1917. - Ucbersetzig-Sloaji vs Irwin-Dc Manbey. Thursday - Williams-Jennings vs *, Murray-Frey. Friday - Aird-Raymond vs Dickson-I)en ton. Saiturday-Needs-Freestone vs Green Clark. Total estimated increase of all classes of coal upon the basis of 300 working days' to the year ............... 4,250,000 The operators niado it plain that t.ho foregoing estimated increases are, based upon the same amount of labor j [as is now available and with "ample! transportation facilities." � ha-o returned from the States. Mrs. Ktngsburg has returned from' Great Falls, Mont. / The Lethbridge-Manyberries train had a tough time getting into Foremost. She waia nine hours overdue. The drififcs on the line were not deep but were very densely packed. A Sunday School convention was director of that institution. Mr, Ewing will be missed by many in Taber as he was a Jovial young gentleman, taking part in. all sports, and giving a helping hand in everything that was for the welfare of tha town. The Hermit especially, will misa his friendly visits to his cell, and aa too will Silver Locks, and they now take the liberty of wishing him an4 his family health and happiness, in their new home at the head ot tha Great Lakes. W. BRUSH GRUBB, Taber, Alta. The standing of the teams to1 date is as follows: Won 4 * * 4 * 4 * * * � � * * t. * 4 5 5 0 4  > o 3 0 Lost 1 1 *> 2 4 4 0 5 i 9 WHY THE GERMANS WANT INDEMNITIES ROM AMERICA (From "Life") To defray the cost of shells used in killing American lied Cross ambulance drivers. To pay for gas bombs dropped on American doctors. To rcimbi.r.^e the Imperial German Government for cost of torpedo that sank tho Lusitania. To pay for the crushed glass placed jin American Red Cross bandages by ' Herman spies. To replace in the Imperial Treasury the five hundred million dollars expended on German propaganda in America. Closed Liscombe-Mlllar .. Smith-Evans .. Dickson-Benton .. Aird-Raymond . . . Liscombe and Millar played ono tie game with Irwin and DeMa^nbey, and there is ono postponed nvatch to be played off this week on Thursday night between Williams 'and Jennings and Green and Clark. Rough Weather AND TOLEDO'S GRAND CIRCUIT LIST Toledo, Ohio, Feb. 25.-Six early closing stakes aggregating $16,200, in addition to thirteen clatss races divided over five days is the program an- 7500 PURCHASERS OF MO-LINE UNIVERSAL TRACTORS HAVE PRODUCED A POPULARITY WHICH FORCES PRODUCTION TO THE 20,000 MARK FOR 1918. BAALIM MOTOR HO OF SAC NION EVROLET i HARRY HOLMAN, Mgr. ' Reduced to a remuneration-bv-rounds ^unced las night by directors of the basis Greb averaged nearly $100 for ! Tolod� 1VJ?fi,?foruToledo s first every round he boxed. Getting into J00* ,n u|f G,and ?Ifrc.ulV The directors voted down the pro- �ly $100 foi Getting into still smaller fractions, ho took down $32.57 a minute, which is a pretty good ! poBaI t0 take up the M' and M- Stuke ''"""I fnv C1 A fl AA i-iii'1,fvn^n*.n.f1 nrlmn Tint ,.a!( union rate for any business. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE STANDING for $10,000 surrendered when Detroit dropped out of the Grand Circuit. AU races with the exception of those for cohs will bo three in five heats. Entries clJso March 18. Vancouver. B.C., Feb. 26.-Including last nights game and with five games still to be played In the Pacific Coast �the standing of the 1 lockey League, clubs is as foi!b\ \vs: W. Scuttle............ S Vancouver ......... 8 Portland u- L. 6 7 9 Pot. .570 .533 ,400 CAN USE TITLE Ottawa, Feb. ^5.-Men who have wen. tho Distinguished Conduct Medal or tho Military Medal at the front are entitled to inscribe the letters ' "D. C. M." or "M. M." after their names. -This information Is contained in militia orders issued by the military headquarters hero today. MdA UGHLIN CARS + Price advance on these goes into effect on 1st March. r Orders will be booked up to end of this month at old price for spring delivery. LETHBRIDGE MOTOl LIMITED i 11th St S. Lethbridge 49 ;