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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta tkuhSDAY. JANUARY 17,1918 JTHP LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD -----,-------------------- . -'-!-'- l-'AGE THBEB "BRIN GIN G tJ P PATH ER'! By G. McManus ^sketball fans are expected to be out'ln full force tonight at the fint chance to see a U. S, team In action. The Shelby, Montana, team are dark horses to the locals and they do not know Just what they have to stack up against, but are looking for nothing but the hardest game of their careeil'. The game will start at 8.30 o'clock and H. B. McElyea will manipulate the whistle as referee. The Shelby boys will be shown the time of their lives as a big feed Is being -prepared for Ihem after the game and a dance Is being held in the S.o.iE. hall immediately after the ' game. Come early and get a teat. J. F. HAMILTON, who was chosen president of the Crows N6st Curling Association at the annual meeting ia Fernle. - Ted Lewis and Soldier Bartfield Will Clash in Toronto Jan. 23rd Toronto, Jan. 17,-The i world's welterweight championship will ba at stake when Ted Lewis, the holder, and Soldier Bartfield clash , at MMtty Hall on Wednesday night, Ja>iuary 23, despite the faet-that the' bout is limited to ten '. rounds and'no decision will be giy-ran'ahoiilil^tha contest go the dla-i i .>tanc�r.;(n^the'^vf nt of Lewis being  knocked^ out,' flajrtfield will have the Britiah- iviigitrmate; claim to BHlClymer, manager of the Louis-Tllle Colonels, is perhaps the >nost-�uc- Tulsai Club Has Offered Purse of $4000 to Get Bantam Champ, in Ring There Is a chance for a. bantam-wolglft championship battle In the near future, It Is up tOvChamplon Pote Herman to decide. A fight club In Tulsa, Okla., which staged the Pal Moore-Earl Puryear battle on New Year's day, has offered |4,000 real' money lor a 15-round bout to a dehis Alexander, who, with his battery mate Catcher Kllllter, was purchased by th> Chicago Nationals for $50,000, liaa bee; placed in class 1 of the selective dratt Charles H. Weeghman, president o. the Chicago club, was unofficially ad vised tonlghi:. Weeghman telegraphed Alexando-at his homo In St. Paul, Neb., for con llrmatlon of the repprt. Wlien Alexander v/as purchased froir the Philadelphia club it was agree, that if he or Catcher Killifer wa: dratted 30 days before tho'opening o the 1918 season the transaction wouR be cancelled. Will Not Claim Exemption Omaha, Neb., Jan. IG.-Grover Alex ander, premier pitcher of the Nation als, has been placed In .class.1, dlvisioi A, of the draft and will not play .bal with the Chicago Cubs this year. Alex ander received his card today and says' he immediately wired Weeghman. "I shall ask no exemption," sals Alexander this afternoiJn. "I'm readj to go. I am no slacker. I don't know what they will do about transferring nio- from Philadelphia to Chicago That's up to the baseball people, noi to me." ' ~ . . Defeated Irwin and Liscombe^ By 141 Pins-Dickson High Game and Total tamos oiit of the'five. They droppad he second by 1^0 pins and the last by ne, taki g the five by a total of 141 ilns. Dickson i'olled nz in his first rame for high slnglo for the evening, jelng the only ,man to pass the '.iUU Tiark. The winners rolled at a 169 Uip and the losers at an average of 155. The scores: Elected at Annual Meeting af / Fernie-Jas. McNaughton Vice-President coBsful ot minor league manages. For j Ion between Herman and Moore. Man-years he has 'piloted teams into the nger TommyVValsh of Chicago says first, dlvlsWn. of the 'American asaoc- the offer looks good to,^tm, and he will i lation and the. International League, .be content to take $1,000 for the Pa) ' Nwerhos he fallen bqlow third place. ......... A Vhumber of times his te^ms have won. . >�. ., ' , At LoulsvIUo last year he took an apparently hopeless club and brought it through a winner. Before that he Mooreend and let the champion have the 13,000' for th^ sake of gettlne-a chance at the title. Herman owes himself o return bout with Moore, who secured a decision bver the New Orleans Italian in 1915, (Special to the Herald) Fernie, Jan. 16,-A smokfer was helc) !l 3t night in Victoria which the visiting curlers were'entertained by the Fornie Curling club. Mr. KIrkham. of Lethbridge, presided, assisted by Shoiwood Herchmor. , The annual meeting of the association was held I after the banqueting and a program o� speeches apd songs was rendered. �J. P. Hamflloh, of Lethbridge, was elected president for the year, and Jas. McNaughton of Carmangay, was chosen as, vlco-presldent. Sherv/ood Herchmer, of Fernie, was eleqted sec-retary-tren surer. � In the Grand Challenge contest to- , , day. Cameron, of Cranbrook, won from  whafsmore, as a tighter Dempsey has Ypll6ted;ji Toronto team to the top of The champion ha^ not.manifested any ; the heap,''AnOhat particular Toronto anxlpty to swap punches with the teiatn looked the poorest In the league. Ciymer'a independence probably has a great deal lb do with his failure to get In the majors. , BUI youJd expect to dictate the poll-ciea'of his'club rather than turn this responBlblllty over to the magnata-4,Herman, a draw, and a defeat by a Magnates, as a general rule, are in-'bltiied to be Jealous of their prerogatives, and this may be the reasoti Cly-mer has never landed higher than the bushes. Memphis tlaBh^Blnce that time. Nelth er has Johnny Krtle, who was llke-w1b? shaded by Moore. Moore had no difficulty In disposing of Puryear, the Tulso bantam, who is variously credited with a tshade over small margin. It seems from reports that Puryear gave the chaniplOn plenty to attend to. but Pal had things much his own way. It was /not as hard a fight as he had anticipated. ~ ' 31oan . Dickson '^^iscombe Irwin ... 159175 170 17S IRG-SIS I4G 181 179 IGl- 807 8S0 35^ 321 -m 357 297-1687 183 157 U� 159 161- 786 14S 184, 170 115 137- 760 331 341 302 274 298-1540 "Entries-for the two-man team league >re now coming in, and it is expected >'-.o begin play by the beginning of next week. After all entries aro in a raeet-'ng will be held and teams chosen. One ;oQd and one poor player will be put on each team, which will make play as even as possible. Any player who wlshe? to play in this league kindly nut yoifr name on the Dominion Alley blackboard this week. The return rantchfisrln the singles and two-man events at^Barona will be played Saturday night, and a good crowd of fans is expected to accompany the bowlers to Barons. DEIVIPSEY DESERVES BOUT Says Coast FiQliter Has Better Record Than Fred Fulton Young, of Pernio; P! C, Law won from Duff. � In the Mdgrath Contest, McLaren , , ,,,___ui,-, \" won from James Hetidersow; A. Young , �B ^o earn lis recognlUon. \ won from Patterson; Ward won from 1 reason 1 sarthat Dempsey hi Hogarth. In the Walker Contest Young w,on from R. M. Young; Jamea Johnson won from TH�'riMT thing we do WITH it 18 send it Tp-the repair SHOP, where it 18 thorough-'lv examined for breaks and WEAfl. the eMqine is taken down and cleaned, and worn or damaged parts replaced. not until it is in perfect running order 18, IT offered-FOR sale. that's why our second hand CAR8 are such good buys. IP you are WANTINOr better car for less MONEY, look ours over. it will pay you. Bijou Motor Parloi*s : the house of service . . . 'fifth >�treet south ' > ^lethbridge, alt a. hardt; Klrkhani from R. M. Young, '"^^^^'S" t�'�'ack the qljamplon to hla Cameron from Baldry; and Beck from ^ "^^^ can prove Baldry. , , he Is sincere with the American pub- In the Macleod Competition, R, Mr to draw up his own set of artl- Young won from Cameron; Stewart ''^^ anything he will sign will from Ward; L. E, McDonald from T i^"'^ me^It he does this. I will post a Henderson; H. J. Johnson from Mci of ?10,000 that Dempsey will >}aughton; Hogarth from James Hen- jraeethlm in the ring an^ let the entire derson, and Herchmer from Baldry. Five draws are, now being played and it Is expected that tomorrow the seml-tl;ials will be reached by all con-' testants. The ice continues fine and the curlers are having a most enjoyable splol. BIG STOtlE GUTTED entailing a loss of $150,000, partially covered by Insurance. . AdjqininR business places wore saved by the hard work ot the fire department. (From Our Own CorrcspomlHtit) Commerce, Jan. 15.-Commerce and District Red Cross Society is now busily engaged in enrolling members. Thus far tour life members have been secured. Those are: W. II. McUroy,, Sloan and I>|ckBDn, who some lime' x. H. Held, W. T. Rogers and Mary threw o\x\ a defi to all and sun-' a. Croft. Sixteen active members ry doubles teams ot timber topplers. have also been enrolled, making a ast night set a ma>k for of.ier doub- total membership of twenty. The com- \ 33 entries to shoot at when they piled : niittee Intend making a thorough can- i ip a score ot 1687 agiUnst Irwin and , vas and they are confidont of bring- i viscombe, who had accepted the .chal-1 jng the niembershlp up to. one huu-1 onge. ThoLhallengers^took t2>''^^jdred In a short time. j' Mrs. W. S. Jeftrys has been np-; pointed superintendent of work for | the society. At a meeting held today, at whicli Rev. Marsh, Mr. Sandlo and other workers from Coalhurst were present, it was dccided-that the supplies necessary for the society be purchased from Calgary, .and one hundred doUar.s worth be ordered at once. This is only the bog'nning.and we feel certain that with the hearty co-operation ot the people, Commercn and district will have one ot the best Red Cross Societies in Alberta. Two sewing, machines are ' being purchased, so that the ladles hope to be able to start on tl4,eir work immediately. The last bag ot work from Lethbridge is now being completed, s.-) that in future the society -will be working as a sepnrato branch and not as au auxiliary. We hear also a'rumor that the boya of the village will soon receive their first training In the direction of Scout work, by calling-for and delli'-ering tho work of the society. Thursday has been set apart as Red Cross day tor the people of Commerce. School Meeting. The annual school meeting ot Coal-gate S. D. No. 2S94 was held last Tuesday, January 8th. The following aro the-trustees: A. Manning. W. T. Rogers, A- H. Reid, H. B, Brown has been re-appointed secretary-treasurer for tlie ensuing year. >fr. A. Manning was appointed trustee, his term to expire in ,1921, in place ot Mr. Barrle Council Meeting. ^ At tho council meet:n^ tor tho vll-lago ot Commorco the following were elected: Reeve, W.'-T. Rogers (reelected), A. H. Reid and D. Brown Secrotary-Trensurer,' H. R. Brown Auditor, Mr. Pocock. Mr. O. H. BenBo;i, a well known farmer and rancher; north of: tlom-moree, has loft to spend a few weeks In the favorite spot, California. Mr. niid Mrs. Harry. Johnson havo returned lioiiie, after spending a fow weeks ,in holidaying. Wheat i.s .stll! being liauiod into the elevator despite the fact that tho thermometer ros'sters bolov/ zero Skating Ijas been a popular sport during they last low days, in which prdctically "all"' the young'ladles of our village have taken part and en-ioye^l to tho utmost. Mr. A. H. Reid made a business trip-to Calgary last weok. I. O.^O. F. Officers i Oh Monday night tho'followlng of-ticers for the'Diamond Lodge No. 71, were' installed by P. Hamilton, D.D.G M. of Coalhurst Lodgo: J. P. G., A. Mannlpg; N; G., T. James; V. G., J. Davis; Roc-Sec, A. Bryant, P.O.; Treasurer, J. Green; Warden, W. McUroy, P.O.; Conductor, T. Bon wick. P. G.; R. S.N. G:, A. Manning; P. G., L. S. N. O., B. Robinson, P. G.; R.' S: Sup., A. Georady; L. S. Sup., R Moltre; Chap., W. Kapky; R. S. V. Q., J. Gfeen; L. 8. V. G., J. Detrlose; In\ nor Guard, T. Tiller, P.O.; Outor Guard\ T. Croft, P. G, . The Social Club dances held every fortnight are proving,, better than ever. On Wednesday night* last, a goodly nuioher of the people of Commerce and district gathered together In the school hall, where a very on Joyable evening was spent.  Chicago, 111.-Jack Kearns has his new submarine destroyer. Jack Dempsey of California, tied up at tho ClU-oago dock ready to call all the bluffs that Jess WlUard ever hoard or thought about.-.lack brought his new fighting seflsafion all tho way from the Coast, paying their own v.'ay for the express purpose ot doing a patriotic act.; , V 'Talk about patriotlam,"-feaid Koarna who can talk louder and taster thap most managers, "Dempsey, a poor boy, is paying his o\�u way to challenge Jess Willard, a rich man, and turn the entire receipts over to the Red Cross or any other war fuijds. And, a better record than either Wiilard or Fred Fulton, who have been getting tho publicity without doing a single has a better record is that he has beaten Gunboat Smith in tour rounds, Carl Morr.'s in four rounds, knoclcout; Charlie Miller, knockout. In one minute. Charlie Miller ahd^Gunboat Smith both have registered victories qver WlUard.; "Our main objoot In coming hbre Imported Squinf Some men look sideways with their minds just as a rabbit looks sideways with his eyes. Neither can see tlie facts in front of him. The logical man knows that THE DAVIS "NOBLEMEN" CIGAR {2 for 25c,) is equal to imported brands al tv/ice the price. Because "NOBLEMEN" Cigars are made of choice Havana tobacco by skilled workmen, the smoker with the "imported squint" pays 50% more than he need. ' , 2 ''NOBLEMEN" for a Quarter, will strengthen his mental vision. S, DAVIS & SONS LIMITED, MONTREAL. 392' The %tlall Trade auppUed direct from our Vancouoer arj lUinrifpeQ IVarehouitSt it\iuring prompt ieroice and prime condtlhn. Montreal, Jan. 18.-Le Pays wonts the colonial tie broken. "As regaKds English domination," says Le Pays, "we have when such domination was not Influenced by ajiaud-ful of profiteers, on whom falls the responsibility ot the dlsmembermoiit ot the British empIrtNand the abasing of Canada, but wo reluso to be sacri-' Ilcod to that Moloch thirsting for blood and gold bo it at Loudon, Berlin or Mosobw.....Slnde Sir Robert Borden and his clique promot(jd the hostility ot tho English ot Ontario against us wo aro forced to believe, rightly or wrongly, that wo a� being constantly persecuted. Is tlwre not, a spirit of revolt lurking In many souls? And this unrest will go on Increasing whilo we cast our saddened eyes toward democracy of the United States, over ready to receive ns." purse go to the b'g benefit. , - WlUard should Bhlow his cold feet, then/the same proposition goes for Pulton." tampered with shells Hamilton, Ont., Jan. XB.-The grand Jury today returned a truoHbiU in the case o{l)F. R L. Hanselman, atohiro-practer ot Brantfordt^Hanselman's trial � � � � � �> � � � � � � ontario hockey scores *  * * ?  4>   4> , Senior � At Hanillton-rHamilton 14; Preston (J. ,  I i^funro Greer, of Toronto, assisted by A. J. Wilkes, crown attorney of -Brant county, will, proiicuto. W. S. Brewster of Branttord, will defend tho prisoner. / CAN'T GET INSTRUCTORS Toronto�^an. 15.-^Difficulty is being encountered by military heraquar-tera In thl? district, Jt is understood.^ In. securing enough returned otfiiierB and .N. .0. O.'B to train the men called to� the colors under th� Military Service Act � � �  � 9 4> 9 ^    centralized control � op war supplies �  �--�- � . . � �> Washington, . Jan. 16.-Bn- i- In � statement made (Public by.  the war .committee of tho Unit->.ed States crtuncll of defense to-  day but none of tho proposala'.  now before congress. Including rone man reBponsibllity waa^ ^ apocitloully supported. � � ^ ADMISSION QniilethbridpY. ^ .........35c DANCE AFTER IN S. 0. E. HALL See our New 1918 All Weather Top 3c Arrived J BACK OP UNION BANK. home of the'chevrolbt' T;><^, BAALIM MOTOR  : m 8 B25B 36 ;