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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, FISBTiyARY 27, 1918 THEf LETHBRIOr.E DAILY HERALD PAGETUREB vl "BRINGING UP FATHEr By G., McManus  I � J New Orleans Club Makes it-Fulton is Ready and Willing New Orleans. La., Feb. 26.-The Louisiana Auditorium Athletic club before which ^red Fulton of Rochester, Minn., laet night knocked out Frank Moran of Pittsburg, tonight telegraphed Jet* Wlllard, heavyweight pugillet champion, at Jacksonville, Fla., an offer of a purse of $100,000 for a fight between Willard and Fulton. It was/ stipulated that the, fight, must be for twenty , rounds. The puree WQUld be'divided, In any way agree-bfe to the principals. Fulton announced tonight he was "ready and waiting" to .meet the' champloni' ^ LOCAL BASKEIERS Score Was 34-23 at Cardston- Junior Game Went to Raymond BOWLING There was no league match last right owing to several ot the players not-being able to turn up. Mercer amd WalUs vs Llscomibe and Millar will tliereitore play off their match on Thursday night, when Williams an^, JnnnlngB will also play Murray and Frey. The postponed match between Williams and Jennings and Green and Clark should be played off on Saturday night. >; Tonigh't Uobersetzig and Sloan play IrWin and Do Manbey. \ Thursday - WiUiams-Jennlhga vs Jlwray^Frey. ' , Friday-Alrd-Hayniond vs Dlcksou-Benton. Saturday--Noods-Preestoine vs Green  - �.-;_- ./ NOTED ENGUI&H ATHLETE FALLS London. - Br'i'tlsU sportsmen continue tp.fall In tlie War, the latest cils-ual.ty list lE.3�ed contalntog ithe n'aimea ol several prominent kthletes. Ca'ptatn W. V. Edwards, kffied, was one ot the finest all-round atlileteg In Ulster. He frequently j>layed lor ^ Ireland in-in-ternaWoniil rugby matches.:' He was also a noted swimmer. Lieutenant H. W. Sants, dead from pneumonia,' wias the well-known Wesit ot England,athlete and international hoolcey player. 'Alan TciKetnie.Ir, killed, was an expert swimmer.' J. JtcCourty, killed, was the faimous soccer >player ot the Blrm'Ing' ham club.' Captain.. E. H. Hiartley, klUed, was la iiiomber ot the fc^Oball .eleven at St. Albans school. Lieutenant A. L. Jenldiis, killed, was a fl^e all-round athlete at \Urlbor ou�h college, ipl^yed for the rugby tdam and was a'good boxer and swim nier. M^jdr'J; E. C. Partridge, the well-known ariffy, Blackheatli and Keiwport' rugby footballer, has been g.aiettod BUperintorid^nt ot physical an^ bayonet tralnlniT Lieutenant Colo. ' niel M4Ud;''4he'ifi-umous rugby lifter-�atdoinal, who ; played; for England iralnst, Ireland and- Wales In 1893, has been promoted to the rank, of brevet crtlonel. (Spcctnl to the Herald) Cardston, Feb. 27.-The senior Lelh-bridge basketball team outclassed the R'jymond^senlors on the Oirdston (Jym floor lier^laat'night In one, ot � the. best games seen for -some time, and played before the biggest 'crowd that ever entered the 'gym. The score was .1-1 to 23, and the LeUibridge players had the best of It all the way thi;ough. The'junior game, however, went the reverse, the Ritymond juniors winning out by a 'scoroot 30,to l-l. Both games wove g'ood. Dev. Woolt, ot Magrath, retereetl boUi games land gave good satisfaction. JESS WILLARD BLICHM MORALS lOPICS nd pool-rooms'and s^ld that sentiment was strong among the people at Alberta in regard to these matters. On the motion of Miss McAdams .the debate was adjourned. CICOTTE IS HIS OWN COACH Get White- Sox Star Know* How to Into Shaps Eddie Clcotte, leader among American ilcijisue pitchers last year and always up around* the top, Is one ot Uie luirdest ot ijl athletes to dope out, Eddie"'Is well past tlie 30-year mark, yet seems to improve as the years pass on. 'Several springs ago, at San Francisco, Clcotte told the editor of this de. pxrtraeut he was afraid that he might be through. "My arm is sore and lame," he said, after "working three Innings against the Seals. "Here I've been training nearly a" month and the old soup bone won't come around." Inside of a month he was twirling cliampjonshlp ball. Thl^ iJist spping at Mineral AVells, Texas, Eddie was slow in coming around. Tlie older twlrlers were putting a hop on'the ball and using excessive speed, while the best Clcotte could do ^Vas a slow itloater. ' , Polks 1'began .to wonder it Clcotte ,was all-'In as a pitcher-^ ft lie was ready (or the discard. Then %yltness his mirVeloils work during the season. The secret Is-this: Clcotte Is a smart �pitcher and knows Just wbat'Is best for, iihn. He doesn't have to be told'wh'at'^ do or how hard to do It, G'lve him his own time and he'll be there when the, bell rings. Some huriers have to be^ groomed and advised, but Clcotte'has'been so long in"t;he''*hamess he knows exactly what is be^t for his arm and bis gen-enal condition. But If Clcotte got under a manager who drove him dui'lng the spring, months it is probable tliat tae HttW World's heavyweight champion who has been offered a bout with Fred Fulton, contender. A New Orleans club cOters the fighters $100,000 for the bout, stipulating 'that it shall be a 20-round affair. ' the past. He felt Ihe responsibility that rested bpon tlie government, and anyone looking ovor the .situation must 1 1 when the measures were brought for- ward there would be ample opportun-1 Ity for discussion. The fhllest criticism, and suggestions would l)e welcomed because the reallae-the/necos.slty tor gWing the very best ot his services to tlio country at the present time. bnngmg toward nothing but straight, honest. mont had concentrated upon what they ! ' ,0^ "int.T holleved were, the main things fo'r ^'^"^^^'^n^ legislation. sm Piices Manager of New York Giants Will Not Sign Hurler Unless He I's Large ' ' discussion, but it was not the Intention'ot the government to thwart any endeavor that was in the best interests of the pr'ovlnce. The qiiestlon pt the Patriotic fund Capt. R. Pearson spoke of how proud the boys at the front, who come from the province were ot Alberta, and he urged the necessity of everything be ing done in the way of greater produc was" on^e'b� the^NlriiK^s ma ' loom d i rr%"nfrn',fZ.�L\v\�Z!.' largely before thbtn. Perhaps the gov-1 ^^JLThi.s'^Sief cS^/Xs 'ca�pf. i I'carson said ho would rather be the representative of the soldiers than ot the greatest university the country C. A. COnERRELL (CovTi>nnB> "TKOM FiioOT PaoOII eminent had taken some considerable i responsibility In undertaking to co'n-tribute by way of a grant ?S00,000 to the fund but he believed every member of the liotise would endorse what they had done. ^ 1 Economy Will Prevail possessed. But the people ot Alberta did nqt, ho said, really know anything ot the war because they had not any , personal contact with it like the peo-believe economy" proceeded Uie | pig of Europe. They could do more ^^^^ should do it in the spirit ot those sons ot'the province.who had fallen on the field ot battle. He agreed that there should he economy in the matter ot expenditures premier ."sh.oiild permeate every effort Ot'the government not only the government otticially, but every channel ot, endeavor ot the government during a period like this,' but he went on to demonstrate that, there were certain tliat were norabroYuTelV necesTar^in wonder would lie''a liability rrfther Hhan ,an asset this year. He knows what he heeds when! ho needs it.^^^il-cago PoiL , It John McGraw, manager of the GSamta, wore not possessed of an aver, slon to small pitchers the Cin^liinatl Reds would not have secured a"young man from, the Texas dea.gue, who aC' compllshed two recnarkable feats last season, l-lis name is Conley and his pitching won the pennant for Dallas In the Lone Stiar state circuit. Conley, who la called enlpe, for no particular reason, is a little fellow, about the same size as Andy Anderson who used to twirl for Buffalo.' He pitched against the G'lants lait spring aind. pitched well. McGraw h'ai always kept, 11 close watch on the Texas league players. He I must liave known ot ,Uie great-work fConloy. was accomifllshing for Dallas In the'Texas league last year. Yet he �lethiro go to Clnclnmaitl. , .� Conley pitched a no-hlt and iio-run gaine last Bum'mer.i . Th'ls, Is litself Is not a world-beating record. Piut he Cpllowed it up by winning_21 straight games. There la an old bromide )o,;the ef-feot tlwt you oan not teach an.old dog new tricks. McGraw lias never.cared for small-'pltchei''3. Matty and^c-Ginrelty spoiled h'lm in vth is regard when he first took hold of New York. And,then Marquard and Te8rea,u dl4 soime ijjore convlniciing ort behalf ot the |/blg men. - That 16 wby the Giant lender turned Dick Ru^pli adrift just before Dick joined the Bositon Braves and pitched them. Into a pennant. Nev^r once has McOraw expressed regret fer 'hiiving" let Dick go, even when Rudolph was beati'ng the Giants. 'iBANTAMS TANGLE DenvoirColo,, Feb. 26. - "Kld",Wll-Mama of Baltimore, former bantamweight chn(nfplon^ wo� awaited a decision oVor'Joe (King) Leopold at the end of a ten ro-und bout hero last night. Bfetter liave tkos^ brakes ol^yppysrelineJ before you ve an acci dent. 1} Bijou Mptor P^rloi;8 LimHed the h0u8b>of SERViee, piftw aTB^e?t,80ujh LeTHBRIDQB,'ALTA,' HUSTON WINS ^ Detroit, Mloh., Fob. 26.-Corwin IIus. ton 'of Detroit, defeated David Alc-Cand'less, Jr., of Chicago, 300 to 201 in the opening game hero last night of th6,,el'asfl "A" natio)^al amateur billiard touriiamoint. The gome went 21 innings. Hustan^s high runs were 74, 59 and 4D;; His aWBrage 14:28. Mc-i Caudioss had ,^^Iilgh runs'of 49,'34 and' 24, an avorn�o uf 9,67. / -i:-' " ^__^ INDIANS aUY PITCHER Clevelaod, Qhlo, Feb. 26.-The Cleye-laud American League baseball chib today announced fhe purchase ^from the Newark Interaaitlona'l League club ot Roy, Wilkinson, a right hand pitcher and Gustave Getz, an IniDloldor, expenditures that must cohtlnue even in such a period. Tlie highways must be taken care ot, and for that purpose it yf6u]d be necessary from time to -time to spend additional sums ot money. He was satisfied that the programme the government would lay before the legislature'would show that they intended spending a sutlicfent sum on necessary requirements this year. Then' neither could repairs on �publlcbuildings be postponed.  "But what I want'to convey to you iS' this," added the Preiniet7*"that as one member of the government it has been borne in upon me that we have sent a Jarge number of the very best of.our sons to the front, men-have enlisted 'from every walk of life, our duty at home is to conserve every energy financially so. that we shall be able to undertake large public expenditure at tlie time when they shall have, returned." ' , Praises Mr. Stiitchbury , Ifwould be the duty of tlie government, said the Preipier by. undertaking necessary public works to employ as. large a number as possible ot the men who would come back, and jjt was such a programmB as this he sfild ho had In mind when economy was mentioned. Economy nc^.that they might b(3 bettor prepared tor the future. The Premier mentioned, that from what he had *heard at the conference in' Ottawa, Alberta had been more, fortunate than other provinces in dealing with'the returned soldiers, and he attributed this in a large measure to the fact' that Mr. Howard' Stiitchbury was secretary ot the commission.- He had proved a real find- When the government wanted Information about the soldiers they would'go, said tho'premier, to the soldier hipiself for advice,-and instruction as to what was required.' , The government would go into con- 2bv8zk0 TO MEET STECHER Wreftlara Will Clash InvNaw Yerk March 1 r' FIGHf DECISIONS TED LEWIS BEAT negro . nuflalo, N.Y., Pe6..2e.-Ted Lewis, welterweight chamipion, liad the lUettor of Sam Langtord, negro, In a ten round bouf here {onlght. JoOiWolllng, tlie navy lightweight, stopped Kddle Dor-soy, the negro boxer. In the 8th round. AusTRAHAfi Won / Boston, Mass., Feb". 26.-^Frod Dyer, the AusiniUan. led Walter Butlw, of Reveer, In every round of a 12 round bout here tonight aiM was awarded the referee's decision, f �  ' order to be prepared to make proper provision for the soldiers when they returned. Public Health -Alattera Dr. Stanley com.mentlng upon what had bee^n said nvlth reference to tlie north country said that the policies ot the government should be .directed to the welfare of the country as a whole, As to the patriotic fund he said that the money .had to tie raised and the 'people ot the province must contribute their fair share. He principally directed his attention to' the proposed public health matters in the urban municipalities �and said there must be extensive assistance to the rural munf-clpallties. What they )vanted was expert supervision o.a.iy scheme that would tend to make conditions better for the soldiers when they returned from overseas. In regard to public health she saidr that they must .oon" sider it- froifi the point of view of con-' serration and she argifed that the people would not object to the expenditure of money, in that direction. 'To conserve tlie life otfthe province the public health department must be edu- (Contributed) At a meeting of the Iron -Springs U. P. A. Local No. 172, held da Sat. urday February 23rd. About 40 members were present. A short time was taken in" disposing, ot the business of the meeting. After Which S. R. Brady, president ot the local introduced W. A. Buclianiau, M.P., who gave us a very interesting address on Union government, its policy and advantages. Its ' purpose he said was to bring to a successful issue, this terrible war, and in order to do so the strictest economy must be pracfticed and many ot the old unnecessary institutions, which existed under party governme^it, will be done away wltli. Also Hie patronaoe .system will no, longer exist but tlie -civil service will be improved whereby a man wlH, be given a position absolutely- on merit. He touched on -muiny ottier- things, such as the removal of duty dn farm implements, government control of all iti'llways, tlie care of returned soldiers, and problems facing us after the war. He also strongly Imptes-sed upon all present, the iitipori&nca of greater production, urging Uie farmers to produce everything possible this season, Dunham then addressed the^ meeting tiaking up the strain ot the previous speaker on prohlbttlon. Ho credited the U. F. A. with being In strumental In pioneering : this great LEVyiS-BRITTON 8IGI\|ED Atlfinta, Ga, Fob'."26.-^Ted Lewis, welterweight QhaTOplop.,of the world, anii; Jack Brltton, former tUlo'holder, > AyiadeU 2byBzko,^tho mighty, son 'of Poland, and Joe Stocher -of Dodge,!have signed arllolos'to liox ton rounds Neb., will meef.lwa linlah contest un-'^here, Wednesday, iMaroh 0, It was an-dejv oatch-fts-oatcliroan rules^. In 'Madi-' neitrioed hero tpdi-y. � ProQeeds of the son Square^Oiir'doh Ma*-cli'"l, - Friday ' ereutng, inatoh will go to ^he>Camp Qordou AtU-letlo'Bqiiipmeut Fuud^'- ; ^ sions in Western Canada doe* sucli'ti^ large volume at freight orlglnatn. Thor'e is the wheat crop, which in 19IiB and 1916 was round the 40,000,000 bwAi el mark, the coal crop, the cattle crop, ' sh^ep and wool. AM these raw 'pro' ducts start from hero to the wortd'K markets. It was Supt. OottereH'i Job to see that they were properly atuteA and kept going, that the pubUc.wut satisfied by getting the service. 80m* Idea ot the size of this task may. Vm^ gathered from the fact that on OTie day in Novemiber 1916, a total oC OSO^ cars of grain, about 760,000 biuheto. were loaded and started towards . world's markets, to say nothing^ bt some 200 cars of �oa9 setting & new high record for the district Thei farm* ers have had very tew complalntfl ofi car shortage in the past two years, nor have the coal operators or puMio^ have had any kick about delay In coal , movement itrom the mines atong the Crojv. If ever there was any ground ' for criticism there was never any Hit-1 f Iculty in straightening out thie trouble, for Supt. Cotterell's office door Was always open to the public. Hla' ap-proacbabllity was one.ot th* reasons for his success here. In going to Medicine Hat..Supt, Cot-terell will gain experience in anotlier important field ot railroading,, namely, main line operation, and this with his experience here will tit him for U10 still higher position ^is many friends here' are f Irimly convinced bo. .will , shdrtly attain. .- , problem, and effectually discing of the\ greatest evil U this country. His add)-es3 then ran on Into U. F; A. topics >and problems itor the'^fUtnret and urged the farmers not only,to be members, but to be actual workers, .'is' connnunlty and country balldersi'lieip. ing to make It the CrM democrsitlc, . Christian country we mre all lOoifcinK. for, and very nicely Ulustrated''tills from, the old-book. When Nehcautalf buUt the walls ot Jerusalem, fee;put every inan to bulM by hla owa bouae,; not only to save time but aathat '^IC any shoddy work was done, li .wipuld be known who had done It.. He then spoke of the progreaa ot' the drgani<.: zaUon and stated tbla was due lai�ely to the fact that we heTe such .in�n aa H. W. Wood as our leaden. At tha; close of the address a hearty rote oC thanks waa accorded to til* iiNMikeni.' The meeting then adjourned untU March 9th. ^All felt that. they hfitt spent a-, very pleasant and prajltebl^: afternoon. s ;, We Have a Number ot Good Bargains in Used Cars Come in and choose fours Wore tkey are all i^oM. baaum m6tor ca HOMBvOF the CHIVROLIT BACK OF UNION BANK Price advance on these goes jnto^ffect iii^litllarcli. Orders witt jbe bookld up to end MhW^jiUMh at old price for spring deliverjr^ ^ ,, ^ LIMIfED (1'�J < MthSt. S. ....... . '...,<... ,..r,.......^.,..,.V.,f.............,J^,Ut,..�4i HARRY HOLMAN. M�r. 51 7?676077 52191??531 ;