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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, I91K THE LF/rilP.niDfiE DAILY HFRALD PACK TJHIKR, "BRINGING UP FATHER" I j v r1 * 4 T /I L4cManus YOU HAKE ME SICK -VrfHV DON'T YOU LEARH TO DANCE- fr - K � f -4 f � + t r" �* > -� r * �* i - f 4 * * 1 NOT /At - VTS AU RIGHT FOR HTJMDS 3 OHIHR, DON'T OWMCE? � * Ere * ORfTf- WELL-",{ V. s -.1 , cj \ WONDER \ r 1 CAN'T TAKE THE LESSONS ML TODAX- j tilo? POST-MORTEMS ^ ^ Mamaux Goes To The Dodger � SPIEL ENDS TO-OVY Tonight's two games will finish up the Red Cros3 'Spiel which has been most successful, both in the number of entries and in the matter of good games, most of the rinks being fairly Qvcnly matched. The Elite Cigar Store's chances cf winning out went up in sjhoUc, tho Old-Timers beating them by a good margin. Conyboare & C!o. play the Merchants Bank at O.UO tonight, and the winners play the Old-Timers in the final game at 8.:i0. Ten ends will be played In both games. The first rounds in the club competition were also played ending in Dr. Marrs beating Dr. Taylor's rink in a:very UglU game, and S. J. Shepherd beat J. F/Hamilton. The games for tonight are as follows: Ked Cross, p.m.-Conyheare & Co. vs Merchants Hank. S.ao-Winners of above V3 Old-Tim-eri. " , Club Competition, 8 p.m., Twelve Ends D, D. McNabb vs Hugh Boyd. Jack Wales vs \V. l\ Spalding. t Dr. Leech vs \V. L. McKenzie. New rinks may still be formed up, as the secretary has still a number of names of intending players in green, second, and third classes. To Ffcrnie Monday The prospects look very bright for the District Hons pic) at Fcrnie on .Monday, when Lethbridge is due in large numbers and will get a big welcome. A new Grand Aggregate T�" phy has been presented by the Tvi Wood Co. of Ferine, which will make five competitions in all. -7- �%* Al Lost i Fans Discuss I It is proposed �.o take in th '�-at- Cuv gi vo 1 1 ing rink next door to the Kemie ing rink, v/liirb. ndded to ihe sheets in the curling rink will ample accommodation and run the 'spiel off in �ood time. Fernie favors Letiihridge wijen (lie 'spiel is here, with about .six riukr; and this town is due there in full force. The acting secretary should know by tonight or early Saturday morning the personnel of rinks going, so that arrangements can be made in gojd time. 1 * Girls' Basketball Rules For 1918 Make for Less Strenuous Playing *4 JHPT-� - f- IP t I � M I Under New Rules Five Fouls of Any Kind Will Disqualify Player From Further Participation in the Game; Must Play Under New Rules The 101S girls' basketball rules have just made their appearance. Not many changes aroi noted; although two of these will doubtless do much to insure cleaner play. The first rule that shows an Improvement over previous years has to do with guarding at the basket. Heretofore it has frequently happened that a forward is robbed of almost a certain basket by her check who over-guards or bodies her as she is about to shoot. The rule has been to award a free throw to the forward who was fouled, but even if this point were made, It did not compensate for the two points that might have resulted from the field basket. According to the now rules, TWO free throws will be awarded the player who is fouled ttl the basket. Five Fouls, Then Exit Another improved rule deals with the number of fouls that may be chalked up against the various players. In the old rules a player had to make four fouls of a particular kind before she could be banished from the game. It was thus possible for a player to have a dozen or more fouls called against her and still remain on the floor; so long us no four of these were *or ti\e SAME cause. Under the new ruling, however, five fouls of any kind will disqualify'a'player. Another change makes it possible for a girl to toss the hall in tho air and catch it herself to avoid the penalty for holding the ball more than three seconds. Heretofore, when the ball was tossed into the air by a player, she could not catch it again Until it had first been played by some other player, except when sho was shooting for a basket. New Rules for Centres A fourth change in the rules makes it compulsory for both players to actually jump for the ^'uall on a toss-up. It has frequently happened that a short player, realizing that she had no chance to get the ball in a toss-up, would not try to jump but would hack ,away at the toss in tho hope of catching" the ball after it had been batted by her opponent. The last change de11s wil.h the awarding of the ball after a call of time. If a player holds the ball when time is called for any season, the ball is returned to this player by the refereo when the game is resumed. Heretofore the ball has been tossed between this player and her oppencnt. The revision committee urge upon all girls' teams to play under'the new rules without variation, in order that they may bo' given a thorough try-out. 1  _ _ Now, when You Buy x Mitchell The repairs do cost you more here than they do at the factory, but you will need them so seldom that even at that they are cheaper than the repairs for-other cars, AND BESIDES you get 31 extra features with the car. ou Motor i Parlo Post-mortems on the Ross-Harrison mill were the order of tho day yesterday, and. the fans fought it all out again a dozen t.'mes as they gathered in little knots on the strrtols, hotel corridors and barber shops. "What was the reason Ross lost?" Th/U was the question everybody was asking. There wasn't, a sintrlo dissentm^ voice as to Jud Foley's decision. '.Ovn Ross' most intimate friends wore of Uk- opinion that Jud could have given no othnr decision, so the fans had to look for some other reason. "He v.'3a up against a better fighter." **Kosk wasn't in condition. He had no ncc to get in condition, having no sparring partner who c;iu nmki' him mill. Ami ho had )m:m winning so otuuly previously tlir.t hr hud con:':1 In believe he rt,uhl p-et by without, much Iraiu- 1 These wer (lie two opinions mo.-i offf-n exp:-:f-d. and porhaps t he h'-rcr was'fno most. i;viic?rally aecepred by the fans. They reaT/ed thai Harrison is one dl tin) !>�':-1. in (lie game, and wen-mighty triad of the chance of seeing him in action, but they have no; koiio bad; on the Jo. ul favorite of mnviv fi.-t ic eni'ouutcru hv a long shot. They po'!.[ to tho fact that iiarrh:o:i. locirod as he is in Chicago where there are plenty of sc-rapners. can ge:. a good stiff workout any day under the best of conditions, thus keeping improving continually. I3ut Ross' workouts are more or lcs3 jfdees. He dare not let himself out or the sparring partners who arc available would quit the game. The result is that the local man's footwork was not up to the mark, nor was his judgment in aiming and timing his blows. It tak*�s practice to keep up efficiency in these two important departments of the fight game, and it was here that Harrison established his superiority. It is up to Ross himself to remedy these defects into wh eh he has fallen by reison of being so far from the big boxing centres. That Ross fought a, pretty defensive fight after he found he was-up against, a real scrapper is generally conceded, and the fans as a rule do not admit that he was ontgamcd. Whether he could ever beat. Harrison even if he was in the best of shape is a moot question, but most of the fans believe he. could do a lot better than he did ou Wednesday night. And that is tho reason the fans will continue to go to see Ross fight if ho will show by his training that ho is doing his best to get to the top of his form. They like him and they want to see him go against another good one to give him a chance to prove he is the fighter they think him. Harrison is returning to Chicago via the Pacific Coast where it is said the fight game is going strong. The Ohicagoan declares Lethbrldge is tho centre of a district containing a mighty fine and enthusiastic bunch of ring fans. "Kid" Maxwell is going with him, and says it will be no trouble in finding good men in the middle-west to come to Lethbridge to fight Ross or anybody else. Clonie Tait is after a match hi Lethbridge again. If terms can bo arranged for a match between Tait and lngalls, the coast lightweight, the fans will be treated to a championship bout of the first water. i * fo dti all he i onld bnih! th'1 gym-J naK.'urn, ami r-itid \v�> should, noi nm idcv.-fi oDtor place-- of niuu-iftnent. U" > nn-.i >-r what th'\v Vi-n-. unless we had somct hing hoi ter for the young poo- (itizens Meet to Discuss it i The unruly pitcher "f the Pittsburg Pirnies yesterday way traded to the Brooklyn team. With him went Wp.rd and Crimes, and the Pirates received in exchange Casey Stengel' and Cut-shaw. ^iamaux in 1 ft 1 "i and 19P> was among the most effective pitchers in the >,*n-ticnal league, winning a big majority of his games de.-:phe the f;u I thu,t his loam was always wdl down in iho'second division. year he had trouble with the mau.'wmont. for failure to keep in trim and -v;.is suspended. i 1 u ?!ed by ? he moiei)":-.;. A social event \v.ir on Monday. January i lib. to ];' ciuir ball i?. io r.--l this mo;., :-\ r�. i:;:ption boiiig d.tted for February Ml: ;i the sctu.ol audiu^riitm has been engaged for the pu.-pese and it is looked forward to as one of the biggest and best efforts of this important, organization. �Pari ot* Building for Red Cross -1 i (From Our Own Currf'S^nnd -ic ) Mngrath, Jan. !*.-Tf the plans formed work out satisfactorily .Alagrath ,vitl have a fine gymnasium in the near future. Sevo.-al different committees have been working for a long "imo and trying to make some headway towards getting a place where the young people could mecfaml be instructed along the lines of physical j lovokipment as v.eli as spiritual. A meeting was hold on Saturday evening consisting of tho committees representing the town council, the parent class of tile L. Ji). S. Sunday school, M. J. A.. Victory Loan canvassers, and ot Iters. A finance commit ieo and build'ng committee were appointed at this meeting, to start, tho ball rolling and inquire into the proposition and report at the publ'.t meeting held on Monday evening. A large crowd was in attendance at the public meeting held to discuss 'the j properly, no bad language or smoking or anything of this kind allowed, lie wanted it to benefit old and young and the people in !his entire district. A double nii.vcfl quartette sang "Tho Slumber Song." The meeting was then . op'-n for remarks by tho popple 1o ox-j press their wish*-.; concerning the mat-j ter and whether or not they would sup-i port the gymnasium. J. L. Jibb, P. 1). Clarke and W. Aekroyd expressed the'r feeling concerning same. All 'bought, it would be a fine thing for the town. The motion that tho people support the committees was unanimously voted upon. The Finance and Ruilding committee's reports were read and sustained. On Thursday evening a pleasant proposition and for the people to vote for or againsf the building of a ^vmnasium. A. Mercer was chairman ,----- of tho meeting. The audience sang J- bridge, Mr. and "Mrs. A. K. 'Put your shoulder to the wheel" ! I3r;gg.�. Mr. and* Mrs. Harold "Wood. evening was spent, at the home of Mayor Henion when tho canvassers of* the Victory Loan met to check up on their work and express their thought;* in regard to the gymnasium. After tho business of the occasion the evening was spent in playing games. Tho guests uere entertained by ihe little daughters of Ihe Mayor with their beautiful singing and piano selections. A dainty buffet lunch was served ana all present pronounced Mr. and Mrs. Dennion royal entertainers. Among those present were: Mr. and Mrs. V. W. Karren, Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Brnd-sliuw, Mr. and Mrs. lteuj. Mafkin, Mr. and Mrs- J. 14. Rridgo, Mr. and Mrs. Prayer was offered by W. Aekroyd. The- choir then rendered "The Palms." Mayor Reunion was the first speaker. I Mrs. A. U. Fletcher and Mr. K. Plodge.s. .,.,,.,, w,.............-.......... .......Mr. and Mrs. Levi Uarker enter- Ho said he was very much in favor of I tained a number of their friends al a gvniuasium and had boon for a long | a dinner party on Thursday evening. onut. lie showed what ;i greai thing Trn^e present, were: Mr. and Mrs.'. A. it would ;.. . i, *1 / i.. Definite Word Expected Today) As to Game Here on Friday, Jan. 18th There is a possibility that the rabid basketball fans of Lethbridge will see the fast Shelby, Montana, quintet in action here next Friday. The locals will know some time today. If the Montan-ans come it will be the first time the people of this city have had an opportunity to see an international game of basketball and the crowd will be there in force. If Shelby should not be able to come, on the date, mentioned, Raymond, champions of the province for 1916-17, wilt be-on hand. They telephoned last night asking for a game op Friday, Jan, 18, and if they can be accommodated they will be here with belis on. Calgary has not yet made arrangements to send a team down but word is expected from them every day to open negotiations to that end. Bowling matches of five flames each have been arranged as follows, to start tomorrow night on the Dominion alleys here; Evan* vs. Stark, 'Shover vs. Moore, Dickson and Sloane vs. McDaniels and Kulpas. The games will be bowled alternately here and at Barons. WILLARD IN SHAPE CHALLENGE ANY OTHER TWO BOWLEGS IN CITY Sloan and Dickson are out with a chip on their shoulders. They challenge any two bowlers in the city for a match of five games or" ten-pins. No dcubt there will be many who are willing to try conclusions with themt and it may result in a two or three-men league being started instead of a five-men, as was originally intended. Any two bowlers who think thoy can take these two bowlers into camp, kindly notify the alley management and arrangements will be made for the match. A meeting of bowlers will likely soon be called to form a league. and Mrs. 0. A. Wool lev* Mr. and Mrs. i\ Toomer and Mr. and Mrs. Jos. u-M'i lull v "of v.v.a' Imd bf on. phnnmd. ; Alston. ' i'.o i part of ihe building would be j Air. and Mrs. Jos. .ttvans entertained a number of [heir friends to a midnight supper on Fr'day evening last. Is Wounded and Missing. Majrrath people wore pained to hear this week the s;.d news of Pte. George Baxter who i^ reported wounded and missing since November 6. Pte. Baxter's parents reside here and George-was well known to everyone, having lived here for a number of years. He enlisted wilh the lTath Battalion over two yenjs ago and has been in . active service a long time. Some timo ' ago he received a wound and was only in the hospital a short 'time and wat? back again on duty. No letter has been received by Mr. and Mrs.. Baxter since about six weeks ago, one written on Nov. ^, when George stated that ho would receive a furlough in February if all went well. Margaret Watson has accepted a position in the Bank of Montreal. Mr. J. b. Clarke recently returned served for the nso of the local Red 'Yiss, for sev- in;; i ^orn.�' and lunch �i'l.ni-i. lie tohi-of die work of tho \ \ r"ry Loan rauvasi&rs and said  ho ei;;lit canvassers here had offer-vl their per cent, which amounts to ."'doc, to the Red Cross for the purpose eonle and had doe'dod if nothing more. a. reading room would be started by them, but now they were willing to work with the town and and other �:ommittees for the gymnasium. A very fine piano selection hv Mrs. J. A. nine was listened to with in-' erf st. Bishop Harker said he was willing is now a member of the teaching staff in the public school. Grant $500. Magrath, Jan.1 10.--At a special meeting of the town council held ou Tuesday evening in the town hall, the mayor and council voted to give $500 bo the gymnasium, also the building spot, if a suitable location, the town properly just north of the town hall. This piece is 40x100 feet and an ideal location for the gymnasium, having a west and south front. It' this property is accepted by the cdm-nrttee the town will also dig a well tor the use of the gym. Captain Everall, a-returned officer who saw more than two years service in France, has been appointed assistant engineer with the Dominion p""bllc work's department at Victoria. *4 "GUNBOAT" LOST DECISION Providence, U.J., Jan. 11,-Charles Woinfert, of Newark, won the decision I over Gunboat Smith in a J2-round bout hero. Big Bill James, former northwest leaguer and hero of tho 1!U 1 world series which resulted so disaslronsly for the Athletics, wants to stage u comeback. Tho big righthander, who has been ineffective since his great year when the Braves won the pennant and tho world's championship, has written Manager Stallings of the Braves re-nuesting another chance to show that his injured right arm is in shape. James was unable to take his turn on tho mound during the 11115 and 19K� campaigns, but lie received bis salary just the same. When asked to suffer a cut last spring he refused, left the team and departed for his homo in California. He pitched in a few exhibition games on the coast last summer, and these few workouts are said to have convinced htm that he is ready again to mow down big league batsmen. 1 When You  uy a THE.SQUARE DEAL 1. GOOD GOODS.- 2. PROPERLY PRICED. II JJONKSTIvV- SOLD. 4. PUOPKHLY BACKED BY SERVICE. IT any one of these sides of the square defti) is >vrong, the deal is lopsided, ant^ you can't use lopsided bricks in building a structure. CAR from ih you do not have to pay any more for parts than ifi you lived in Eastern Canada. Wo sell all Chevrolet part� here at. the prices prevailing in Toronto and Montreal, which means a saving for you. BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOME OF BACK OF UNION BANK THE CHEVROLET HARRY HOI.MAN, Mgr. ;