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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta / + � WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD _ PAGE THREE \ / ft DRAFT WON'T HURT THE SOX 4 AMP� TO BE LITTLE CHANGED That the world's champion White Sox will go through next season practically intact was inferred from the report made to congress by General Crowdcr, provost marshal general. General Crowder reported that the policy had been formulated to ex: empt all married men.or others with dependents in the coming military draft. If the order should be applied to the Sox the champions would stand to j lose only two of their regular play-j ers, not counting the recruits. The Cubs, however, arc likely to he hard hit, as out of 41 men 15 are unmarried. The majority of the veterans will come under the married classification, so the blow is. softened considerably./ Two Sox Eligible Among the Sox players who were on the payroll laxi year only First Baseman Jourdan and Urban Faber are eligible for the draft.. All the rest have families. Grover Cleveland Alexander heads the list of unmarried players on the Cub team. Grover, however, claimed oxemptio.n in the first, draft, as he had a mother to support. Here are the Cub players who are eligible to the draft: Pitchers-�Alexander, Albridge* Carter,, Weaver, Bailey and Boehling. Catchers-Elliott, Daly ami O'Far- rell. Infielders-HoUochcr, Kilduff, Pech- ous and Lear. OuCi'iehfSrs-Baker and McCabe. .Should all the above be, found in the net Manager Mitchell'still lyis the nucleus for a strong team left in Pitchers Vaughn. Hendrix and Douglass; Catchers KilJifer and Wilson; Infield-ers Doyle, Merkle, Deal, Zoider, Wort-man anil Leslie and Outfielders Flack, Mann, Wultor and Paskert. Among tho recruits Pitcher Walker might fill in. Exemptions Are Sure Several of the players listed as eligible as far as ago is concerned would undcubtedly be exempted* on the ground of dependents, and. it is almost a certainty that enough would be left to make up the limit of 22 men-all a team may carry during the season. That the White Sox will he better off than most any team in the American league is certain. There is not a single team in the league with such a large percentage of married men. Besides, three of Rowland's champions are past the military age-John Col-lins, Clcotte and Benz. Catcher Jenkins, Pitcher Scott and Payne and Kaiser, recruits, are already iu the army. Naturally, the biggest loss to the Sox would ba tho drafting of Faber, who had considerable to do with winning both the pennant and the world's flag. Ati long as Gandil ia In harness Jourdan cduid ba spared. Up to Russell The drafting of Faber would practically put the Sox out ol the pennant race unless Comiskey could pick up a couple of pitchers cf more than ordinary promise. Of course everything wiH depend on whether Reb Russell will stage a come-back. If the big left-hander should be able to iron out his pitching arm during the winter Rowland would have little to fear even if the brick-topped Iowan should be compelled to spend the season hoisting grenades at Fritz. How "dependents" will be interpreted by the government, is still unknown, but it Is certain that the great majority of Sox and Cub players would qualify. Not more than three of the'" Sox players are known to have a competence which would provide for their families if they were called to the colors and two of these are above the age limit. None of the others have been able great store of wealth, era! have lost small-sized fortunes through unfortunate Investments. None of the Cubs are in the millionaire class and a number of those who are single have dependents, so it is likely that some would be exempted. In comparison with the Giants, picked as the real rivals of the Bruins in the pennant race, Mitchell's team is likely to fare pretty well. McGraw has a numbfer of regulars who are eligible for selection. Cincinnati also is likely to he hard hit in this respect, so thero is little to worry about on the North Side. to lay up although any sev- The Basketball season is now in full sway and there will very likely be anywhere from one to two games a week for a month or so. Shelby, Montana, the first Montana team to ever attempt a Can-�ad:an trip, and who play the locals tomorrow (Thursday) night, can be expected to give a good account of themselves. Raymond, our old rivals are billed for Friday, January 25th. Stirling is expected to ' be heard from anytime. The Calgary team is totally reorganized and with a big bone to jfick with Edmonton about the so-called championship, can be expected to put out the best in Calgary. \ Local bowTlers are takfng a healthy interest in tUe doubles events which are being arranged. Tonight Sloan and Dickson will bowl a series of five games against Irwin and Llscombe. Last night Dickson limbered up for the match with a 241. He had seven straight str.'kes. N The doubles championship of tho alleys will be decided by tho series coming up. WHEN WE TAKE SECOND-HAND CAR THR FIROT THINS WE DO WITH.IT 18 SEND IT TO THE EPAtft SHOP, WHERE IT IS THOROUGH. LY EXAMINED FOR BREAKS AND WEAR. THE ENGINE 19 TAKEN DOWN AND CLEANED, AND WORM OfL DAMAGED PARTS REPLACED. NOT UNTIL IT (J IN PERFECT. RUNNING ORDER IS IT OFFEnEO FOR 3ALE- THAT'8 WHY OUR SECOND HAND CARS ARE SUCH GOOD BUYS. IF YOU ARE WANTING BETTER CAR FOR LESS MONEY, LOOK GUftS OVER. IT WILL PAY YOU. Bijou Motor Parlor THE HOUSE OF 8ERV FIFTH STREET COUTH - T LETHBRIDGE, ALTA fSpeciM to tho. Herntrt) Fernie, Jan. 15.-The second day of the Bonspiel here has increased the interest and all the rinks were kept full all day by an animated lot of contenders. The ice still is fine with a slight tendency to softening, owing to the continued rise in temperature. In the Macleod cup competition Young, of Fernie, Ste\sMrt of Maclecd, Hag'dvtli, of Cranbrook, and Herchmer of Fernie, readied the sixteens. In the Magrath competition, James Johnson, of Fernie, McLaren of Fernie, Patterson of Taber, A. Young of Macleod, McNaughton of Carmangay, R, M. Young of Fernie, McDonald of Fernie, and H. J. Johnson of Fernie, won out in the first competition, as did also Lawe of Fernie, Beck and Baldry of Fernie, and Henderson, of Taber, and Herchmer of Fernie. In the Trites-Wood competition. Henderson, Taber; "Wallace, Fernie; Ward and Hogirth, Cranbrook; Mac-neill, Herchmer, Llphardt, Young Beck and Baldry, of Fernie, and Stew, art, Macleod; Kirkham, Lethbridge; McNab, Lethbridg;;; Jas. Henderson Cranbrook; Cameron, Cranbrook; McDonald and Beck of Fernie. Henderson, Taber, and Hogarth Cranbrook, have won in the sixteen^ in this competition. In the Walker Cup ^Contest, McLar en, Young, Greenwood. James John son and Macneill, of Fernie, have won in the first, and Stewart. Macleod: A Young, Macleod; McNab, Lethbridge; Ward, Cranbrook, and Jas. Henderson, Cranbrook. After the t six o'clock draws have been played'1 this evening, a smokei will be given the visitors in Victoria Hall. SENIOR O.H.A. GAMES POSTPONED; TEAMS ARE SNOWBOUNT Toronto, Jan. 15-Both of last night't O.I-l.A. senior games were postponed The Hamilton team was carded tc meet Kitchener at the latter city bu the Hamiltonmns, who have bee: stormbound at Woodstock since Saturday, departed from the latter plac; for home about t> o clock and notifie Secretary Hewitt that they could n> : * * * | : C, S. E. T. CLASS AT 7.30. * ? ? The C. S. E. T. class at the "Y" Thursday evening will start at 7.30 for the one night only,, owing to the Shelby-Lethbrjdge basketball game. * *v Mrs. Woods, Brandon. Hen, 1, Tuson; 2, Humphries and Hamilton, Lethbridge; 3, Mrs. Woods, Cockerel, 1 and 3, R. Jones, Fernie, B.C.; 2, A. M. Beattie, Waldo, B.C. Pullet, 1, 2, 3, E. P. Tuson. Silver Spangled Hamburgs show, Pullet, 1 and W, Moore; 2, R. B. Hun-Tues- jter' and Sons, Edmonton; -1, Hopper. Single Comb R. 1. Redt Cock-1, J. L. Olivier; 2. A. Good-fellow, Calgary; M, J. B. Ririe, Hen, 1, H. V. Grainger, Calgary; 2, R. B. Hunter and Sons; 3, J. B. Rirle. Cockerel, l, and 3, F. W. Asp; 'J, Grainger; 4, Hopper. Pullet, 1, Olivier; 2, Grain- ger; low. Hunter; 4, .Olivier; 5, Goodfel- Cock-b ridge, erel, 1, During the last ten days three read- - Cock_ir L H. Emmerson, Leth- ing ro'oms have been opened, thanks to the generosity and cooperation of the Y. M. C. A. which has lent books and tents of th�l* equipment. Applications from un versity undergraduates or other students for courses in advanced reading have been referred to the central committee in London, which represents the Canadian educat-onal institutions, and the courses have been outlined An indication of ihe active interest wh'ch the men are taking in the university is given in the weekly report of one reading room, which shows an average daily application of 96 for hooka and pamphlets, ! and the total attendance is 200. j IHE RETURNED SOLDIERS bridge. Hen, 1 and 2, Emmerson. Pullet, 1, Emmerson, Golden Spangled Hamburgs Cock-1, Emineidon. Hen, 1 and 2, Emmerson. Light B rah mat Cock-1, and 3, Horace King, Lethbridge; 2, N. A. McKellar, Taber. Hen, 1 and 2, King. Pullet, 1, King. Dark Brahma* Hen-1, and 2, N. A. McKellar, Tab- Wil- and 1, White Langshans 2, 3, A. Graham, Leth- I Montreal, Jan. 15.-President Calder f the National Hockey League has ned Lalonde and Denenny $16 for le scrap they pulled off in Saturday's une between Ottawa and Canadlens ore. The offence came under the ule regarding match fouls. Lalonde as filled an additional $10 as the lief offender. Both men are report-I to have grievances against one an-her #aa a result of lacrosse differ-icea. President Calder has also sent a Iet-jr to all N. H. A. clubs warning them at fighting among the players dur-g the games must stop. New^ork, Jan. 15.-Methods adopt-|ed in Australia for the rehabilitation of returned soldiers were* described by Crawford Vaughn, former premier of south Australia, in an address at the Harvard clujj. Each so'dier at the front has been asked whether he de-I sires to settle on the land on his return from active Bervice. More than fifty per cent have" answered this in the affirmative and for that reason the government has decided to test the capabilities of the. soldiers as fanners before making allotment. Soldiers' training farms have been established at which the men are given courses lasting from four mouths. er. Hen-bridge. Golden Sebright Bantams Cock-1, H. K. Fawcett, ?algary. Hen, 1, 2, 3, Fawcett. Cockerel, 1, Geo. Frache, Lethbridge. Pullet, 1 and 3, Frache, � and 4, Fawcett. Silver Sebright Bantams ., Cock-1, J. E. Wilkinson and Sons, Edmonton; 2 and 3, H. K. Fawcett^ Hen, 1 and 3, Fawcett; 2,xWIlkinBon. Cockerel, 1 and 2# Fawcett. Pullet, 1 and 2, Fawcett. Any Other Variety Fowl Cockerel-1, J. E. Wilkinson, Edmonton. Rose Comb Rhode Island Reds Cock-1, W. A. Moore, Medicine Hat; 2, Geo. Jones, Lethbridge; 3, L. H. Hopper, Lethbridge. Hen, 1 and 2, Moore; 3, J, B. Rtrle, Magrath. Cockerel, 1, Moore;.2, 3f 4, Hopper. CANADA TO HELP Pit Games -I, 2, 3, John Graham, Leth-Hen, 1,2, 3, Graham. Cock-2f 3, Graham. Pullet, 1, 2/ 3, Graham. Buttercups Hen-1 and 2, N. A. McKellar, Taber. Cockerel, I, McKellar, Pallet, 1,. McKellar. Silver Campines Cock-1, J. Morrison, Crossfield; 2, J. E. Wilkinson, Edmonton; X E. N. Harding, Taber. Hen, 1 and 3, Morrison; 2, Wilkinson; 4, Harding. Silver Campines Pullet-1 and 2, Morrison; 3, klnson; 4, Harding. Golden Campines Hen-1, Harding. Cockerel, 1 2, F. Stevens, Calgary; 3, Harding. Pullet, 1, Harding; 2 and 3, Stevens. Silver Laced, Wyandottes Cock-1, J. Currie, Medicine Hat. Hen, 1, James Benton. Lethbridge; J. Currie. Cockerel, 1, Benton; 2, Cur-rie. Pullet, 1 and 2, Currie; 3, b- vi-ton. White Wyandotte* Cock-1, N. Norihwood, Calgary; 2, J. N. Wilkinson, PlnchervCreek; 3, : Scott, Lethbridge. Hen, 1 and INorthwood; 3, C. F. Brierly, L . [bridge. Cockerel, 1, R. Scott; 2, N > .;-wood; 3 and 4, F. Senior, Lethbri : Pullet, 1, Sc&a; 2, Tom Parker. ^  nifred; 3, C. P. Brierly; 4, NorthwooL Black Wyandottes* Hen-1 and 3, Petar Sm!th, Le.i-bridge; 2, P J. and A. D. Timms, Calgary. Pullet, 1 and 2, Timms. White Orpingtons Cock-1, E. P. Tuson; 2, S. Hfng-ston, Calgary. Hen, 1, 3, 4, Tuson; 2, Kingston. Pyle Game Bantam* Hen-1 and 2, Humphries and Hamilton. Cockerel, 1, Humphries and Hamilton. Pullet, 1, 2. Humphries and Hamilton. Any Other Variety Game Bantams Cock-1, Ralph Hall, Lethbridge. Hen, 1, and 2, Geo. Frache, Lethbridge; 3, R. Halt Pullet, 1 and 2, Geo. Frache. F FRANCE to six HARRY GREB WON BY K.O. Charleroi. Pa., Jan. 15.-With a blow to the stomach after a minute and a half of fighting. Harry Greb of Pittsburg knocked out Battling Kopin ol ! Jamestown, N.Y.. in the first round of j their scheduled 10-round bQut here tonight. The bout began with the mei. fighting on even terms. 200 TRYING TO GET LAJOIE Chicago, Jan. 14-Charles H. Weegh-mann, president of tile Chicago Nationals;' said tonight he had opened negotiations to sign Larry Lajoie, the former American league star, who managed the Toronto club, pennant winners of the International league last year. He wants him to play first base part of the season, and plans to use him as a pinch hitter. CADDOCK GETS MATCH Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. 14.- Earl Caddock, of Iowa, now in the national army at Camp Dodge, will meet Zbys-i zko in a" match for the world's heavyweight wrestling championship here February 5, it was announced here today. ' n. DUNDEE GET� DECISION New Orleans, La., Jan. 14.-Johnny Dundee of Philadelphia, was awardad a referee's decision over Pal Moran of 'New Orleans, at the conclusion of their1 20-rbund tight here tonight. The men are lightweights. ST. MIKE'S WIN FIRST & > > # ; v �>* Toronto, Jan. 15.-St. Michael's College administered a decisive beating to University of Toronto schools when they captured the initial afternoon game of the local O. H. A. junior series at the arena yesterday by a score of 11 to 6. Washington, Jan. 15.-Nearly elegraphers in the Associated Press erv ce, responding to appeal by the hief signal officer of the army and the federal board for vocational education, to supply instruction for national army men have volunteered to give a part of their own time to the work. They will train thousands of drafted men in schools to be opened in about twenty-five states and at each school at least one "A. P." man w.H assist Jn the instruction work. These schools have been established by the federal board for vocational education and provided with complete buzzer equipment. Ottawa, Jan. 15.-At a conference to be held here tomorrow in eonnee- � tion with the movement to render first aid to the peasant farmers in "the devastated region of the countries of the allies addresses in commendation of the plan will be made by His Excellency the governor-general, and Hon. T. A. Crerar, minister of agriculture. As already announced the people of Canada, and more particularly the farmers, have been asked\to make contributions during the month of February. After eighteen seasons, Klaw & Erlanger's "Ben Hur'' will close down on account of - new railroad restrlc-tions. Nine cars were needed to carry the necessary equipment. London, Jan, 15.-Sir Edward Kemp, writing to the Pall Mall Gazette, says that whatever may be the outcome of the war in other respects, one thing is plain, viz.: That there will be unity and accord between Great Britain, the United States and Canada. #As their interests and their aspirations prove to be the same, there is no doubt Canada and the United States are anxious to reach terms of intimate relationship," said Sir Edward. "And moreover, in my opinion they must co-operate for defensive purposes." THREE YEAR SENTENCE Winnipeg, Jan. 14.-John Beesanfc, an employec of the postal department, was sentenced to three years In jail by Magistrate McDonald In the city police court this morning. He pleaded guilty to stealing registered mail. MORE IDLE BOXING AT "Y" PICATO OUTPOINJ%D Cleveland, O., Jan. 14.-Matt Brock 1 of Cleveland outpointed "Babe" Picat< of Newcastle, Pa., in 10 rounds here tent. The men welshed 127 pounds. There w'll be a boxing meet- < Ins tonight at the 'Y." All < who are interested are urged ? to attend. a toni ? ? ? ? | If transport continues at the present rate it i? indicated in Washington that the United States will have million men Jin France before the end i 4� v