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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 1018 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE "BRINGING UP FATHER" G. McManus AREN'T \CU &OlW TO OlNT^fV HAN -R|j>e r,o- I HAD fcETTEte STAN ^ CHANCE- VSLL-WHAT *^RE NOU OOlNARLCR? �A 'ft 0* Iff- 3*+ \ �l-l " I* ^1 1 . J I \ fit 7/ -r I'H I - -1 � s ENIE CHALLENGE RE > O O O * Nashville, Tenn.-"If the government will show me some way that my people can be taken care of I am ready to go to war tomorrow,'' declared Fred Toney, the Reds' big pitcher, who, after being informed lie had been placed in chwis 1, broke the silence which has , blanketed his attitude toward his ar-l rest on a charge of swearing to an alleged false affidavit naming his dependencies. Tho axis of Christy Mathewson's pitching r,taff, who occupies the un- I enviable position of being the first of a vast array of diamond artists ^to be branded wilh, the slacker accusation, emphatically denied any wrong intent or that he sought to fraudulently avoid army service, and insisted that lie was unable to ^comprehend the charge on which he was arrested and reiterated that his claims for exemption were just. "Ever since I got into baseball-even before that-I have kept up my family." dechred Toney. "For nine years my brother has been a sufferer from dysentery. Right now he is ' being ! treated by a doctor who is ou the exemption board. That man, when I appeared before the board with my field's now "submariiv:" car is covered completely with a shell of thin but very strong, steel armor, and it has been a pet scheme of his for years. "I-,hav� always had the idea of ijhe shell-covered caf," said Old'field recently at Sheepshead Hay. "The most dangerous thing in racinjr is the chance of turning over, and I consider that I have been mighty lucky in my 17 years of racing to have escaped a fatal accident. Must Take Chances "The athlete who makes a bid for fame these days must be willing to take chances whenever the acid te3t is put to him. A certain number of alibis will go, but in racing- there is always ont? point in the grind where you must * take a chance, perhaps a desperate one, and that is where the winner i3 made. "No, I am hot going to talk about retiring," continued Oldfield, in response to the-question. "I have always said that I would retire before the Grim Reaper gets a good swipe at me, but every spring I get the fever, and- it's all off. I've simply got^to. get back on the tracks. As long as a man is considered good in any branch of sports lie can't, find it in himself to break away, and I guess that's what impels me-I can still drive a good race, or at least they say I can." The Herald news room and compos-3: z room trundlers extraordinary hooked up in a ten-pin match last night, and all the luck was with tne comps. Even at tha*. they-^could only beat the pencil pushers by a measly three pinn. If the editorial room had had the luck of the oomps they'd have had 'em pied and In the hell-bof the first ! mother and stepfather ami people, said, game. The news crew borrowed Bill j what 1^ said was the truth about my Hawkins from the ad. alley and he had SIRING �3me of that composing room luck with the result that he bowled 146, which was high for the news gatherers in that stanza. The teams were three-man affairs and the scores were: News........ -427 413 413-1253 Comps .. ... 449 376 431-125G brother. "They talk about the little farm out here in the twelfth district and harp I, There promises to be quite a stir By Spring Will Be 20 Ponies on Deck-Powley Bringing 1,000 Runner WILL POSTPONE THE OF A GYM Magrath Citizens Will Probabl Postpone it Till After the War FREDDIE WYATT, YUKON BOXER,>stv middleweight boxing champion. A London paper has the following to say with' regard to a Lethbridge man who'has won the Military Medal: The name of another gallant Colonel appears in the honors list is been awarded the Military This is Sapper David Goldie, dian Tunnelling Company, son late Mr. James Goldie, College h a v i n g Medal. Cana-of the Street. rThe particular act of bravery for Long before Mike ever took up box-lwnich tne decoration has been awarding he was fightmg.because he liked ^ed wa3 jn-carrying to shelter and safe-it. When he .was a tousled youngster, ty Vounded men under a hurricane of he was fighting most of the time, and he Is doing it yet. shot and shell at Passchendaele. Sapper. Goldie waa settled at L#tiibridg�, Back in 1011 Mike was a mem#r of | Sberta","""working "in the mines and a gang of y^ung fellows who could by Veteran in\Hazardous Spbrt 17 Years Without Serious WANT ALL CONTROLLED Washington, Jan. 22.-The demand of Chicago packing house employees for government control of the meat industry during the war was'broaden-ed today to include all the packing plants of the United States. - Accident Barney Oldfield, the Hans Wagner df auto racing, admits that he has been lucky' to go through 17 years of knocking about on all sorts of tracks without meeting up with a serious, perhaps fatal, accident. But luck doesn't play the biggest no stretch of imagination be described as effeminate. All of�them could fight and ,did frequently, and Mike was tho king of the bunch. He worked during most of \fche day and at nicOU led his followers into bottle with rival gangs. The more fighting thefr could bump Into the more they liked it. One night when he chanced to bn alone Michael was almost bumped off the sidewalk by a big rude man. He immediately had recourse to the expletives usual on such occasions and the man grow cross and attempted to fetch Mike a haymaker on the side of his head. They w^nt to it joyously. where his wife and five children reside,'when] war broke out. As^an old soldier, who. had seen service in India and South Africa with the gallant "Forty Twa," and proud of his race, the call to arms in aid of the Motherland proved irresistible, and he rejoined in May, 1915. After training in Canada and at Shorncliffe, he went to France, whore "he has been for over 12 months. Sapper Goldie is present- > ARROW LAKES LUMBER > CO. IN LIQUIDATION 1 ' Vancouver, Jan. 22.-An order for the winding up of the Arrow Lakes Lumber Company was made by Chief Justice Hunter today on the application of J. L. G. Abbott, appearing .for the Lafayette-Lamb Lumber Company, Which holds a judgment for $2,294,000 against the Arrow Lakes company. ***** ** *4 + 4 + � * 4 FAIR AT REM Fair Association Decides to' Hold One On Feb. 9-Women's Institute Report Retlaw, Jan. 22.-The trustees ot the Fair Association held a meeting in Retlaw, Saturday and arranged to hold a seed and poultry fair here February 9th. They will also endeavor to have a speaker here on the same date. The "Edith Cavell" branch, Retlaw Women's institutes have a splendid financial report for the past six months having succee4ed in raising over $600, for the Canadian Red Cross Society and doing a large amount of se\ylng and knitting as well. They wish to extend their most hearty thaaks to the people of Retlaw and vicinity for their generous patronage and donations, f Born to Mr. and Mrs. R. W; Lickiss Sunday, January 20th a son. Mrs. Gilbert Sinclair is visiting friends in Medicine Hat this week. Mr. G. W. Chase, of Taber, a-return-ed soldier is visiting Retlaw friends. Fred Hastings and W. A. Pol|ock are the delegates from this local to the U.F.A. convention in Calgary this week. London, Jan. 22.-The government has decided; against the issue of premium bonds, Mr. A. Bonar Law, chancellor 4H the exchequer, told the house of commons today. The decision was taken, said the chancellor, after consideration of the report of the committee appointed to inquire into the advisability of the plftii, The committee had found that the sfep was inadvisable at the present Time "until further efforts had been made to make the present issues more attractive to investors." i SCHOOL BOYS FOR FARMS Victoria, B.C., Jan. 21.-A. Smith, principal of the local high school, made a recommendation to the city council tonight that all high school boys between the ages of 15 and 20 should be used on farm work in the provin-ly on leave from the front, visiting his Ices during the coming summer. He mother and sister in Leven, and his \said that at least 1,000 would be avail- brother, Mr. Peter Goldie, Methil. His old 'friends and acquaintances will extend hearty congratulations to- the hero on the honor so worthily won. His brother, 'William,, who is well- able in Victoria alone and believed such a step would obviate the necessity of introducing Chinese labor. TO TROOPS AT FRONT Toronto, Jan. 22/-A special cab 14 to the Mail Mid Empire says: ''Premier Clemen4eau returned to Paris Sun* day night after two days on tha French front. He visited two important sectors, spending Saturday among the soldiers in the trenches of the first line,, where he talked with the poilus, who welcomed him with much enthusiasm. The government's action in increasing the pay of tha troops and augmenting the allowance of wine made an excellent impression. The premier also .visited several camps where soldiers are resting after-a period in the trenches. He was greatly impressed by the splendid spirit of the troops and expressed satisfaction with conditions in the zone of the armies. Brought Down1 16 Hunt "On Sunday allied aviators, thanks to improved weather .^conditions, brought dbwn sixteen German planes. The French destroyed six and sent down two others badly damaged in the enemy lines. The British destrojred 'five and put out of commission three." NSISTENCIES IN Washington. Jan. 22.-Sessions of the commissions on fisheries disputes here will be concluded this week. Open hearings will begin in Boston on January 31. From there the commissions will go to Gloucester, Mass., and then to some place in Canada. The discussions, it was said, have developed some peculiar inconsistencies in fishing practices on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. It w^s said, that while Canadian fishing vessels were barred by a federal law froiti marketing their catch in American ports on the Atlantic, this practice virtually obtained on the Pacific cotfat where Canadian boats go into Ketchikan, Washington, before proceeding to the fishing banks The Canadian boats were compelled to pay fees at Ketchikan and to clear from tha^ port. 200 APPEAL CASES M ^^^^^^ Moose Jaw, Sask., Jan. 22.-Upwards of 200 appeal cases were on the docket which Chief Justice-Haltain commenced to. hear this morning as appeal judge under the Military Service Act. Thirteen cases were dealt with during the morning and of these four were drafted, two exempted, three partially exempted for, periods up to six months, and four had judgment reserved. * The chief justice anticipates that he will be able to take fifteen cases a day thus disposing of the 200 appeals now on the list in about ten days.. FAMOUS RACER DEAD New Orleans, La., Jan. 22. - Pan Zaj'eta, the famous eight year old racing mare, holder of several track records and winner of more than eighty races, died hers yesterday of pneumonia. She was known to race-followers as the queen of the turf. Pan Zareta was purchesed a year ago by Joseph Marrone, of New York, from I-I. S. Nowman, of Texas. part in the racing games by any. The big fellow could fight, but soon he ; fenown in th'G ^strict, and, dlso serving ?JIs getting the most value Come in and look over these for every dollar spent. second harid car bargains> Chalmers, 1917 Touring . v......$1200.00 ......$900^00 ...... $275.00 VIIIMIIKVI �Vtj A %r m m m WW* mmfO * } Elgin, 1917 3 pass. Roads^ Ford, 1915.Touring ...... OU Motor Parlors STREET TrIE HOUSE OF SERVICE UTH H0RIDGE, ALTA, means, for it takes indomitable nerye, a thorough knowledge of every mount he takes and an almost uncanny knack of dodging collisions with rival drivers, some of whom are absolutely reckless. ' Oldfield has never been a reckless driver in his long years of racing. Yet he has won "hundreds of races, established many records and earned thousands of dollars on the tracks of the (country. Whenever Barney is preparing for a race he sots about to make a mental i icture 9* the course oyer [ which he will drive. Before he" faces 'the starter he knows every inch of tfte track, every dangerous spot on it and has figured in advance what chances-he can Lake in the 'event of a brush at any point on the course. Tactician in Race Oldfield is really a tactician In a race, for he never tries to get more out of a car than he knows it can do, and after long years of racing he has come out with a mount which he' be-l�5� lieves has minimized the dangers 4Af|4� head floored him arid when ffe was picked up it was found that the blow on the head had broken ; one of nts rive shortly on furlough. ankl� bones. This set Mike to thinking,) and soon after he Wean fighting for* money. Not much at the start, of course, XU was some time before he commanded even a ten-case note, but now he's the champloft. AH he wants for a -ten-round session is" exactly f4 000. and because he is the title-holder he can net it, and lust for doing something that he w^uld be doing anyway. 1 VULCAN HOCKEVISTS WANT GAME HERE Vulcan puck chasers want to stack up against a septette from Lethbridge, and are willing to play a series of home and ? ? home games. Here's a chance for the hockeyisfs to get busy, j speeding by at least 50 per cent. 01d-J*> ^ i> ;*<* ^ ^ + $ 9 4 ^ 4 Toronto, Jan. 22!-At the annual meeting of the Ontario Motor League here last evening. F. G. Macdiarm d, provincial minis'er of public wosks, declared that motorists could do a great deal towards reducing the cost of foodstuffs. The one great thing which stands in the way of cheaper food, he said, is the number of times an article must be handled, so by bringing the food directly from the farm to the city the motors were're-f ducing the^fcandling and were' therefore r We Have a Splendid Assortment of TIRE PUMPS 1 ^ J L 1 3 Cylinder Pumps....................$8.50 Yankee Pump*. .. v................. $6:50 2 Cylinder Pumps .. ...........$4.50 Handy Auto Chairs $3.00 These are very uaeful when you wish to carry an ektra passenger. \ of the produce, keeping down prices. MOTOR CO. J * HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION SAN* < HARRY HOI.MAN,, v- \ t / 4r 1 *1 h At 90 ;