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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 7, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 1915 THE LETHBRIDC^E DAILY HERALD BIG CROWD AT FANCY CARNIVAL The management of the People's rink (eel highly elated over the general success of- th� lancy dress car-�Ival that took place at the rink last night. It was the first time in Lethbridgo that an affair of / this kind lias been presented to public patronage and whether or not the public -were ptepared to give this carnival its due attention -was a matter ot speculation. Two hundred people paid admission, and at least 75-wore some kind of a fancy costume, many of ithetn of exceptional meritorious design. The get-up which pleased the judges best and carried off the prizes were worn by Miss Bella Sinclair and Mr. W. H. Scott. Miss Sinclair was dresfwd in a splendidly made-up Indian girl costume. Mr. Scott represented a poet-and it was some poetic make-up-stove-pipe hat, long hair, long face and Prince Albert coat. The judges had their work cut out for tbuiri, for there were scores of attractive and original, costumes which vied well with those of the prize winners. A lady representing Canada, decked out with, flags of the Dominion, and David Whitney as a wild and woolly west cowboy, had the judges guessing. The Jew, the Irishman and several other nationalities were represented ; ;boys in girls' dresses and girls in boys' dresses, clowns and professions were on l*e bill ot fare, and others too numerous to mention. The judging started about 9 o'clock. The principals skated around the rink for a half-hour in view of the judges, who were, Mrs. J. B. Router, Messrs. E. J. Hill and �. R. Tinning. Music was iuinlshed by Mr. F. Lamcsfcld, North Lcthbridge band. Leader Lamcsfeld had his men brushed up for the occasion and good mu sic was rendered. NAPOLEON UyOlE IS WITH PHILADELPHIA TIME AT CURL RINK LAST NIGHT Both Taber rinks were defeated by the local curlers here last night, 13 to 6 and 12 to 9. It was a competition of green rinks and semi-green rinks. The scores (Oreen rinks): Taber Lethbridge A. Long Geoi .Tones J. W. Thomson .T. A. Perry W. R. Bartrum K. Arkley r. Lamon, skip, 5 R. A. Smith, 13 Seml-ereen riaka; Taber Lethbridge R. Fuller G .W. Hazel .1. W. Smiley T. A. Underwood W. A. Porteous R. B. McArthur R. W. .Laird, 9 i^ed Ford, 12 Local Competition Two games In the Ellison ajid Brewery trophy were played Jast night. They resulted as follows: Brawery-George (Stacey, 8; R. R. Davidson, 9. Ellison-R. S. Smith, 10; J. F. Hamilton, 11. Ladies Play It was ladies' night at the rink, and two contests were put over, one of them being an extremely fine game, the Carberry-Alrd one. The other contest-saw littte Johnny Bruce and his ladies play with marvellous and superior skill against Campbell Aird and bis fair following. The scores: Mrs. Slarihall Mias S. Patrick Mrs. SeaUe TAn. Sehl Mr?. Stacey Miss Patrick Jno. Bruce, skip 13 Campbell Aird. 2 Miss Buchanan Miss TiUe.v .Miss Sang 'Miss Found Miss A. Bawdeu Miss iL. Bawden C. E. Carberry, 7 Campbell Aird, 5 Tonight'* Drawr Tbo draw for games in the local competition tonight resulted as follows-7.15: T. Davidson vs. S. ,T .Shepherd. Andrew Scott vs. Dr. W. H. Mans. C. E. Carberry vs. W. J. Nelson, 9 p.m.: fohn Bruce vs. .T. S. Smith, ft. R. Davidson vs. Jas, Aiid. L. W. Clark vs. Hugh Scott. George Stacey vs. J. Marnoch, NEGftOES CAN BOX GRAY WINS WORLD'S BOWLING RECORD Vancouver Man Rolled Continuously for Fifteen and a Half i^oura Vancouver, B. C, Jan. 6, - William H. Gray, of this city, yesterday eetabllBhed a now world's bowling record, whfen he rolled con-tlnuotdsly for fifteen and a half houre, during whioji time he rolled 100 games' with aoi average of 180.80, and knocked down 21,680 pins. Gray's record was rolled on regulation alleys, and the competition was supBrvSsod by a coniralt-tee of local business men. Two other bowlers 8tarte4 on the endurance lest with him, hut retired after seven hours. LETHBRIDGE CHESS CLUB In Wiieonain According to Ruling of Commlsilon Milwaukee, Wis., Jan. U.-Negro boxers will be permitted to engage in contests 'with each other before licensed boxing clubs in Wisconsin, but no bouts between white and colored contestants will be allowed, according to a ruling of the Wisconsin boxing commission today, after having consulted W'lth the Attorney-General. Today's ruling resclWds a formeir order which prohibited negro men from engaging in fisticuff arguments in the state. VANCOUVER DEFEAT PORTLAND score Their Fifth Straight Victory In as Many Day* Portland, Ore., Jan. 6.-Scoring their fifth straight victory and playing their second overtime In five days, the Vancouvers defeated Portland (here tonight by a score ot K to 3. Play was even throughout Vancouver was leading in the final period when Harris notched th'� tieing goal. The teams then went into overtime. Neighbor finally broke through the Portland defence and scored for Vancouver aifter 11 niinutea hard going. LIMB PARALYZED BY A FOUL BLOW Lethbridge now has a Chess Club. The meeting held last evening for organizing the same : proved n successful aKair, and the venture-was lauachT cd on a sound footing. Although many ciiess � players were unavoidably prevented from being prescttt, over a dozen met at the home of Mr. J. Dawson, on Ninth, street, ways and means M'ere discussed, and the club, to be knovra as the Lethbridge Chess club, formed. Judge Jackson is to be asked to hold the positibn ot president,' Mr. H. Butler was chosen as match captain, Mr. D. A. Smith, lecretary-ttea-surer, and Messrs. Whlddingtbn, RAw-orth and Waddell, selected as � committee to enquire into the practicability of acquiring qiiarters for the club in the Men's Social building ot St. Augustin's church, tlie Y.M.C.A. or the Home Cafe. A proposition was also put that the clvib meet in turn at the homes of the different members. The selection -of . regular place of meeting wias deterred until next Tuesday evening, when the menwiers will meet at the home of Mr. H. M. Whlddiftgton, 620 14th St., south, to receive the committee's report. The new club will be open to ladies as well as men, and three of the former are already installed mcrn-bers; t^s, etc., will be fixed on Tuesday, when all Intetoited in chess are invited to attend at 8 p. m. All the.members present last evening engaged in games of chess, and the playing showed, a, knowledge of the game of no mean order, backed by an, enthusiasm which a'Jgurs well for the success, of the newly formed club. Cleveland, Jan. 6.-Napoleon La-joie, for 15 years second basemaji and former manager of the Cleveland American league club, was released today by President Chas. W. Somers to the Philadelphia Americans. Manager Connie. Mack came here, from PniladelfAia and closed the deal. No other players were involved in the deal, Mr. Somiers said. Lajoie in 1901 jumped from the Philadelphia National league club to the newly formed Philadelphia American league team, where he played under Connie Mack until June, 1902. On June 4, 1902, he plaj'ed his first game with the Cleveland team. He was manager of the Cleveland team from 1905 to l^OB, inclusive. Mr. Mack admitted that he expected to use Lajoie at second base, a vacancy caused by the sale of Eddie Collins to the Chicago Americans. Lajoie made iiis three thousandth hit in the major leagues in the last game he played with i)he Cleveland club on September 27, last. His average batting record for 19 years in the major leagues w^as .348. McGOORTY vt. CHIP MIddlewelghta May Clash in East on January 14 Bobby Burnt Strikes y�iung Zulu King on the Nerve Centre St. Louis, Mo., Jan. ?.-A foul blrfw landed by Bobby Burns of Dallas, Tex., gave Joe Demelfi (Young Zulu King) of Brooklyn, N.Y., the decision in the fourth round of what was to have been on eight-round bout here tonight. Burmi struck Demelfi on a ijerve centre brtow tbe left aiip, partly sting the left leg. Several hours after the battle, the New Yorker sim was unable to'u�a the limb. The fightera weighed in . at 118 pounds ach, when they entered tbe ring. CLABBY STARTS. TRAINING Chicago,'Ul.,.J�ni 6.-Jimmy Clabby tlarted ;real training here yeaterday tor his ID-round �go.'^ltb>MIk�'Qlb- Chicago, 111., Jan. 6.-George Chip and Eddie MoGoorty may be matched for a lO-round bout in the East on January 14. Chip's manager, Jerry Dime, Is en route to Grand Rapids to discuss arrangements with Manager Mullen, who aiaadles^ McQoorty. FANS PAY H50,006 TO SEE BOXING BOUTS New York, N,Y., Jan. 6.-BoXing in New Yorfestato baa stood,up well during the last year, according to the report of the fitate ALthietlt>^OominiBBlon, which controls the sport in the State. Thirty-one new clubs have been 11-ceneed, and tbere'arie now'58 operating clubs. Total ree�ii)ti>f(Mr the year were $950,000, of 'whicb the state received a 6 per cent, rcirenue,' amounting to about 182,000. , Prof. Michelion has discovered that twisting metals makes them muoh stironger ; then think: how strong . a dollar is after Harry Lauder has clutched it. SASKATCHEWAN HOCKEY LEAGUE STANDING M*lville.. ,.; . Regina ... ,,. .. Mooie Jaw . Next -game, Fr itfpppe f^yf, at^ BOOST BASKETBALL AT "y" With the object of encouraging and developing the gime of basketball, a committee has been organized, con-Isting of R. C, vund, 0; Campbell and G. McKillep. It la the Intention of this comnnittee to meet on Friday night to diecuss the adviaablllty of forming a city league. If thi* la not possible, then they will try to arrange a aeriea of games with outside teams. WHO WILL ART ROSS PLAY WITH NOW ? . Montreal, Jan. b'.-Art Ross' suspension from the N.H.A. ranks expires- Thursday and Manager George Kennedy ot the Canadiens is trying to arrange to sign him up for that club. Kennedy has asked waivers on Ross from other clubs, in the league, and v^aivers have been received from Toronto, Ontarios and Quebec, but Ottawa, which club had, it was reported, about completed arrangements looking to signing .-Ross before he was expelled, and Wanderers, are said to ho hanging back. Some ctiticisui is heard that if Ross signs with the Canadiens they will liavo more Bng-players than the � asreement pern; mits, and it is understood Kennedy, if necessary, will have Manager Jimmy Gardner manage the .team from the bench to overcome the difficulty. HOCKEY MATCH TONIGHT Don't forget that hookey game tonight at the People's rink. It commences at 8 o'clock ; skating after the game. Th'8 battery , boys are in splendid shape, and with their superiod weight should make the city team skate some to win. The city team is the city's; alleged best-the battery boys havr: doubts. Yes, it will be some irarae.  The hoys,that will go to the Hat Saturday will be seen on the city; team line-up aiid this should he a dandy practice fbr them. Tho^ice is good and a speedy coii-test will be in order. The city i�ai�-L. Turcotte, May-Cock,: Smith, 'Mona^an, T. t 35 CMU nil BR s � London, Jan. (i, 'l::iO \t. ui.-^Var Secretary Lord Kitchener seized tlie occasion this afternoon at the meeting of the House of Lords to inform the nation of the pro,(;rL'ss ni tlio war and of the milit/ary situ.ition as fai-as military exigencies pcnnittsd. TIw House of Lords had reassemhlod for a brici session. .A.ddre!ising tliera l..onl Kitchener .said : "During the mouth oi December lihc allied forces made progress at various points, but t!\e tide of battle ebbed and flowod with varying success. "In spite of unfavorable weather the French army made noteworthy progress to the east ot Reims and in southerji Alsace. "Notwithstanding the nvoveraeiit of German, troops to tlie eastern theatre of war, they left sudicient strength to hold their trenches in the west. "German aspirations in Polanil have sufferod a severe check and it is evident that they realize tbe iiidefln-ito: difficulty of winter operations in Russia. "One of the brightest spots in the military operations during December has been the extraordinary achievement of the gallant Servian army. "Last night we received news," Lord ICitcliener declared, "of .g Russian victory in tlie Caucasus,' which should have a far-reaching infiuence on all the Turkish operations." u.im WON ENicyi Ottawa, Jan. 6.-A representative of the railway- union, in discussing �the proposed 'reduction in wages oi the :railway Grand Trunk and G.T.P. railway employees last night, stated that the men.~ would object most strenuously to any permanent reduction going into efEect. Speaking more particularly of tlie Grand Trunk, he said that within the past yeat, the employees had received a number o! concessions. In view ot this, aiid the fact that earnings are decreasing, the employees might, without serious protest, agree to a reduction tor six months with the understanding that if, by that time, conditions Jiave improved, the p.resent rate of wages will be restored. At the department of labor the statement was made that no official notice of tlie raattet had yet been received, from the railway or its employees. Johnay Dundee, the New York lightweight, bas set a record during the past year that will be hard for any ot the battlers to beat. Johnny has taken part in 24 bouts during 19H. Of tliiB number four of them have been for 20 rounds, one a 12-round affair with Joe Sbugrue, while five ef them have 'been lO-roqnd oonteats. Three of bis SV-round mlUa were staged at L�8 Angeles,' wiiile tbe other was at Juare*," Mexico, -He battled Willie RitcUe to a four^round draw at San Vranclaco recratly.' .'That is a prUtty gbod record for "a liK^^tjfalgbt, �nd;.l>i(iides says that bs DOCTORS ADVISE OPERATIONS Saved by Lydia E. Pinkham'a Vegietable Compound. ^Swartlimore.c.Penn. - ".For fifteen years I suffered untold agony, and loi one period of nearly two years I had hemorrhages and the doctors told me I wiouia have to undergo an operation, but I began taking liydia E. Pinkbam! 8 'V^egetable Compound and am in good health now. I am all over the Change of Life and cannot praise your'Vegetable Compound too highly. Every womaitshould take it at that time. I recommend it to both old and young for female troubles."-Mrs. Emily SuMMBRSGiLL, Swarthmore, Pn. Canadian 'Woman's ISxpericnce: Pott William ,Ont.- " I feel as if I could not tell'others enough about the goud''Lydia E. Piukbam's Vegetable Compound has donefor me. I was weak and tired and I'cldald not rest nights. A friend recommended your Compound and I soon gained healtli and strength and could not wish to sleep better. I know other wem^n who have taken it for the same purpose and they join me in praising it"-Mrs. Wm. a. BuffY, 631 South Vickar Street, Fort'Williams, Ontario. Since we guarantee that all testimonials which we publish are genuine, is it not fair to suppose that if Lydia E. .?ink-ha^i'a Vegetable Compound has'^the virtue to help tbese women it will help any other WOBMB who is suffering in alike mannarT' , If rm want special adrloe write to: Mta I.PUUara Medtclae Ca. (confi-^(otlffiy I^fOH^ JCasn. loac'letter ^lU;^ ke^oftNie4^"i�at aad aatwered.hy a' FUNERAL OF cot Foi-nifl, .Ian, .0.-The funeral of Evan Evans, who died, from suffocation at Coal CreDk miiics.last Saturday, took place hero today and was attended by the largest' concourse of people at .such an occasion since the burial of Frank Sherman, late presi-dfnt of Bistrict 18 U. M. W. of A. Uesidcs a full attendance of local minors alui other friends, tlu;rc was a lar.i;o representation of Masons from outside points. The Knight Templars from Cran-brook acted as escort in full uniform and the funeral was under the auspices of the Masonic lodge, of which he was an honored member. Rural Dean Flewellinj;, of Cran-brook, conducted the reli.^ious i service in Christ church, ot which he wa.s a consistent member. i Tlic pall-bearers were : N. V.. Sud-daby, Wm. Bailey, Colonel McKay, Captain Stockcr, Sam Graham and Mr. Barnes. Beautiful wreaths of flowers covered the casket, among them hi'.iug a Cross and Crown from Selkirk Per-ceptory. Number 15 ; wreath from the Department of ' Mines of B. C, .and one from tlie government employees of the local court house. Mayor Taylor, of Cranbrook, and ex-Mayor Fihdlay, W. H. Wilsun, A. B. (.Trace, and many others m\ the Same pIuCc v,-crc v.-ilh the -vni^hts, and R. L. T. Galbraith, AI. Doyle, from Fort Steel, and numerous otlcr members of the Masoiiic fratcrrity came from other places. Such evi-dencQ of deep and lastiiig respi-ct are but the iceble expressions if 'I'e .ip-Iireciatioii of a well prdC'ietl t^Ld nitst useful life. �  First Meeting MacleodCpuncil Talks Economy Macleod, Jan. G.-From the tone of tlie iirst meeting of the 1915 couiiCil held MoUday evening, it is evident that a policy of economy will he pursued during the present }far, nnd a general reduction in the tf.laries was strongly forecasted as well as tlie possible'dismissal of' at liast cue oflicial, and several other �emiJioyees of the town. The whole policy of reduction has, however, been Icit with Mic Various committees. J. Or it, l:he new mayor, who succeeds 'P. H. Stedman, in his first address to the council, stated ttiat at present he was not in a position to outline tin/ policy, b.iit as far as lie was concerned there w&uld be some radical changes. In dealing with the financial situation, the mayor intimated the town was up against a real thing,; as Die present .expenditure was .considerably in excess of the actual-rovejiuBiof tlic town, owing to the faihu-e of 'the ratepayers to come through with the taxes. The mayor also blamed e,x-Mayor Stedman and the 1914 council, four of wiioni are on the present council, for tlie position > in which the town finds itself. POLICE REPORT During the year 1S6 persons were arrested or summoned, of which total IC cases were cither withdrawii or dismissed. During the wiiole year there were only 47 cases c�S drunkenness, eight of disorderly conduct, and 29 of vagrancy. Seven convictions only of theft were recorded, and only one case of shop-breabing was brought before tlve court.. Convictions under the Indian Act were rather heavy, no less than 12 convictions being secured for this ofience. During the evening the following committees were appointed : Finance-Trenholme Dickson (chairman),.W. C. Bryan and J. A. Swin-nerton. ' Water and Light-J. L. Fawcett (cliairman), Dickson and Swinnerton. Public-Works-'iV:'C. Bryan (chairman), H. Litle and W. &. Andrews. Fire--Swinnerton (chairman, Fawcett and Litle. Relief-Andrews (chairman), Bryan and Dickson. Police-Litle (chairman), Andrews and Fawcett. Taber Mines Slack CONTINUED IfROM FRONT PAGE afford us immediate and lasting relief. A copy ot this petition is to be sent to W. A. Buchanan, M. P., as well. The local U. M. W. of A. No. 102 were the first to talce this initiative, this being the first time that all parties concerned have united in an oiidea'vor to promote better working, conditions. The petition was presented to the. council by the labor lUBrahors, Messrs. E.. Brown ami A, McRoberts, At the meeting B. A. Caven was appointed assessor tor the year 1915, and Mr. P. Barton as auditor. Question-How's Your Gas Bill CONTINUED KROM FRONT PAGE A oaller at tlio city hall tills morning asked' City .Soiioitdr Ball if the company's franchise was at all assailable. He replied that it had never been assailed, and wheilier it could or not would have to be determined la a iBroadway Star Cast-This is a Four Reel B'eature. , .COMING 'O'N JANUARY IStli The.F.irst Installment in Tv/o iReels of the* most wonderful atory ever enacted by motion picture stars-a story oftowiii,| and took back with blm,to,Medloin Hat headquarters ten new recruits. ^% THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE Sm EDMUND WALKER. CV.O.,XL. D.,D.CX.. Freaident y� ALEXANDER LAIRD. General Manager JOHN AIRD, Ass't General 'Uaaafd V, C BROWN, Suporlnl^aodent Q�C�atralWe�tem.Br*Bche� ...l'^^ CAPITAL $15,000,000. RESERVE FUND, :$l3,500,0t FARMERS' BUSINESS The Canadian Ban]< of Commerce extends to Earmer^^ facility for the transaction of their' banting Business^"' the discount and collection of sales^ notes, Blaifls^i -ire*supplied free of charge on application. / 50 30 3798 78 31?9 ;