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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 31, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE L'EThBRSLMlft DAILY HERALD TODAY, JANUAllY -31, 1019 "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus The Sport Page Matty May Be Giant Manager NEW YORK, Jan. Mathewion, idol of New York baseball fans for many may become manager of the New York Giants, according to reports In well informed baseball today. While official confirmation of the report is not obtainable the fact ihat Pat Moran yesterday signed a contract to succeed Math- ewson as manager of the Cincin- nati Reds regarded as John McGraw, who recently ae- quired part ownership tht reported to be anxious to relinquish the'burdens of ac- tive Held: managership. McGraw and Mathewson have close friendi .for Announcement Made by Tex Says He is Ready Toronto EWorld'Makes Sensat- ional Be Sued Libel FORT WORTH, Texas. Jan. 3D. Dempsey will be Jess Willard's opponent In the approach- luff world's championship bout. 'saW Tex Rickard, who "was here last night ea route to the oil fields. RSckard said no location for the match had yet been de- ckled apon. Wiliina XBW YORK. Jan, 30.-Jacfc stands ready to box Jesa upon any terras agreeable Tex Ricfcard. This statement leas made here today by Deap- sty's manager, wfco further an- .Jhat Dempser would 'meet Georges CarpenUer in an; 'elimination'bout before July 4, if -atridf a contftt Vas considered de- sirable, campaign to win the undisputed aeavyweight catdi-as-catcli-can wresl- Hng championship 01 the world. "When tbs Americans forced the is- sue in France and Belgium, the army and navy lost their charm for MONTREAL, Jan. suit for libel la .threatened 'br ;.Geprge; -Ken- nedy of 'the Canadien Hocker' Club, whose seas' -accused by a Toronto morning paper the last game with the Toronto This nabrmnt Mr, Kennedy said: "I hate heen' understand that tha Canadleh team'has been accused of lying down in the last Toronto game. I am getting a copV of the pap- er making'this asserhon and am send- ing it to ray lawyer, with Instructions to push a suit against.' the, paper through to the bitter end." '.Crystallites Rumors Jan. the charge' icade ,by the Toronto "World in 'Its edrHon o! Wfanes- diiy that .the "Canadiens "threw tteir game with the Toronto Hoefcey'Ciub at Toronto .on'Jan. 21 sa that "thftir sure thins supporters and a ;wise fol- logins should land their bets, Presi- dent Frank'Caltfer, of the National Hockey League, made following vUtemeot: I am tbat at Itut zi JeiK OM Toronto newspaper has had, the cow- 'to make a deflaJte charge of -In the conduct of the games tn the National Hockey Lea- gue, Toronto papers Uire dealt In Insinuations tor a long time past, but np to the present Dot one them has come but square, wltli such a charge as that of the VorStf. "In making Ihe statement It ioc-s, presume the Toronto World i3 In pos- session of some facts lhat I do not CSark Griffith, manager and part owner ol the Washington tsam, sees one of baseball's moat prosperous sea- sons in 1919, especially in Washing- ton. "We should do a record business in Washington next said "Griff on a recent, visit to New York. "I think'the capital -will develop into one. of tho beet baseball properties in our leagae. 7he has boosted Wash- population by several hun- dred, ttioasand, and most of them will ttay there They teil rae ft -will take about ten years before they can clean out some of this war business. How- ever, the offices will hot be working under -war pressure, and baseball should make 3 big-appeal to the war workers. Sunday will be a great'day for us, and we -will get In as many Snpdaya at home as possible." Griffith also thinks prohibition will bs a boost to baseball.1 "A lot of fans used to be content to watch the scores come in over the ticker -with their foot on a brass added the "Old Fox." "I guess these fellows now will come out and g6t the real air arhl watch the games oat at Ihe parks. I don't know whether soda water plants will put in tickers, but a man can't used .by them. They were turned over to the officials at IxMhbridgo and no doubt this matter Trill be taken up with officials at Edmonton. Nebraska Wrestler Weight 220 Pounds When Discharged From Navv Steelier, claimant Tola! Entries Were and McKelUtr Large Exhibitors (Frotn Our Own MAGRATH, Jan. Tiie IV.tHry Fair held last week tbc ever held here. The were tho best best breeds anj more interest was taken than, r.t any ovher fair. of Golch's crown as heavyweight 1 There more entries made and wrestling champion ol the world, has'more iown people exhibited iiesides his discfiarpt from the Fni-! a number of oat of town entries. Tlie led States navy at the Great Lakes j total number of eclrles was 322. The naval station hnd has depart-} total amount paid in prizes Tsras id for his home near Dodge. This The largest exhibitors were J- H. Ri- big grappler weighs 220 pounds. This'rle, Nell McKellar, Edwards Bros., is 20 pounds heavier than when Yi'ai, Jacobs, II. B. Myers. OthfcY priio joined the colors. He will rest a few winners were, J. A. Ririe, J. D. Me- at hom-2 and {hen start oa a I L. H. Gatinee, A, MeekJey, Win. Murry, R, Lawson, G. A. Spencer, Andrew Graham, Mendelkaw. A. Rasmussen, C. A. Moore, A. Ileppler. H. L. Sfrirte, J, W. McMullen. The seed fair held' in connection More and more confidence is being displayed by eastern bond houses in the financial condition of western cit- ies, and LeUibrldge is right in the lead with ihe best of then. That, at leHst. .is the op'nion expressed this morning by Mr. Williamson, western representative of Wood. Gundy of Toronto, who have handled many Lethbridge issues in the past. ".Any city in the west which collect- cil US per cent, of its tax levy in eannct be in a very bad posi- he said. "The only thing to avoid is a slackening in tlie e-.'forta to collect tax arrears." Mr. Williamson made the statement that, in his opinion, Won. G. U. 31U- chell, provincial treasurer, made the beat sale of bonds a lew weeks ago that has been made in tlie west .in a iongr long time. They were sold to boar interest at the? rate of about 5.1-1, whereas Victory bonds near per cent. k Steeher. "I was planning-to go j was not as great a success as usual to sea on a submarine-chaser, but j on account of the postponement. The now there are uo submarines to chase ijrizes for hard sprhg wheat -were and I'm glad of. it. We to given as follows; iil, D. Fryde; 2nd, go home and a lot cl us have been J. B. Rifle; 3rd, J; T. Hennlnger. discharged at the Great Never In Hpnor Taylor honored left the nary- in the" best coni3i-1 06 Saturday evening when abcyl tkm of ray career as a wrestler. There 'SO frier.da -mct7at his home to gire were some "corking grapplers at; him A iium- the Great Lakes and have kept ser of interesting games wt're played me going at top speed; When Cad- and all-joined in the fun. '.Vocal and Instrumental selections were given by dock comes aack from Fracce I'll tackle him and I'm going him, sure. I will give Lewis, Zbyszko and, others a chance to" get some money before I Caddock and 1 expect to beat the whole bunch." I Stechet leaves the Great Lakes a! hero of-'the navy; It "wasn't. Joe's (ault to get a. chance to show his mettle in grappling with submarines, tor he never asked -fa- vors he .hadn't been needed at the station as 'instructor he tong ago would have been sailing the bounding main in quest o[ the enemy craft. Ol all the athletes who came to ttie Great'Lakes none was more popular with the gobs and the athletic mentors than Stecher. His career on Hie mat will be cher follo wed with inter- tjst bluejackets who pasted through the station or remain there to train for future sea duly. Lieutenant'Jack Kenneuy, boxSnj mentor at the station, formed a dost attachment for the big wrestler from Nebraska. Joe was one grappler who always welcome'at the weekly fislic shows made famous rfefereelng o! by the It is Kennedy's opinion that Stech- er Tin some day flatten, all the of prominence of the mat game and that he will win a clear Utle to. the wrestling championship of the world. "Watch Stecher clfp this fellow with his famous scissors; it's Captain Taylor, J. O. Bridge, Bias- all, J. H. Bridge, Mrs. Babcock and Miss Babcock, also a short speech by Captain Eeeman. 'Refreshments itere served during the evening. Mrs. L. S. Taylor-was assisted by Mrs. Flor- ence Mercer, Mrs. J. II. Dridgs and Tilt33 Fanny Taylor. Mr. D. T. Fowler was pleasantly sur- prised on Wednesday evening by a number of relatives and friends in honor of his birthday. The. evening in games and music, alter which refreshments were served. About 40 tedles met at the home of Mrs. Agnes Tomer ;oii Friday after- noon ia honor o[ her.birthday. She was the recipient of'.many' useful things and a jolly lime. hail by all present. Mr. and Mrs. Amos Peterson have just returned frmh a few 'days' visit lo Calgary. Word has beta received from C. W. Stoddard, .Jr., a former 'Magrath man. who has liecn serving in the U; S. Army, that he has received his dis- charge and i3 again working at his tormer position. t Mrs. Fred BradshW, who no tier- went an operation In the hospital al Lefhbridge last wedf, is progressing nicely. A jolly bunch of benedicts met at the home J. O. Bridge on Thursday evening last and had a pleasant even- SUDBURY, OnL, Jan. faulters under.-the Sllliiarj Service Act were this morning sentenced by, Magistrate Brodie. rive received sen- tences oT'one year in Surwaah and fine; one to six months, fine; two lo three months and fine of and one to three months in jail' and fine of Id default of the fines not being paid, three months will be added to the term of Imprisonment. REMOVE MENACE OF CErfTRAL CONTROL, know of. It U difScntt to bal1 that any responsible newspaper would such statement without ing in possession of real facts.'1 4 eat sundies all afternoon waiting lor to get over." OLD LONDON MOVIE MAGNATE BUYS BRAVES to sea him do Lieutenant j ing, the occasion being In honor of -Captain Taylor and Sergt. Lanaway. Mr. and Mrs. Smith Act on Monday, a daughteY. Women's Institute On Monday afternoon the Women's in (he totvn hall, Abduf, FIELD TRIAL WINNER Ala., Jan. an- nual meeting of the Field Trial BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 30 closed here today wiih J. The sale or. Uie controlling in- owned by Dr. T. H. Clark, ot teiest in the Boston National da, Illinois, the whmer ol the League Baecball Club to Gcorgo The championship car rted with Jt a purse ot Jack In Introducing1 Stecfter in a cent mat engagement at one ot In'.? shows, "it's curtains Mr. he's going to concluded Jack as Joe did (hat little Tbe gobs at thy Grtat hecotne wrestling fans as wsl] as box- Ing enthusiasts. They bluejacket pah are destined to r'ae meetlnk was the election of in the mat game and Stccfcfi Is the j dent in of Mrs. who IrcprefienUtlve picked to defend the had resigned. Mrs. II. C. Harrison Great Lskes in future tuts for elected to thla position. Other heavyweight championship. Where- business was, plans discimerTfor en- ladiea were present and a pleasant atternom tjent. Tho buslnoss ct the OTTAWA WINS OTTAWA, Jan. defeat- the Catudlens, 3 to 2, tonight In the N. H. Washington Grant, for the past years th-i owner of a string ot moving picture theatres in i mltei from town. All the assistance- ho had was tbat o[ hid uife. Mr. Hall a remarkable specimen ot an old .D. lie as active as a wan ut with an 'intellect na clour aa that o! o high school styJent and Father Time lias In nowise robbed hltn of his good nature. He. was a mounted po- llceiuan away back m the days when the nulfalo held SWDJ- ami not a sin-, gle herd cattle ranged tha ot Canada, ilo Imii oppor- tunities galore In the gwu otu days, but IJko many another good man, fail- ed to takft hold at the right For instance, the first band ol eat- tie brought Into this country from Iho UnUcil States was ottered to Mall (or Hall was then stationed Kor t M acleod a tid b el Seved w Uli tho majority ot ilio natives ol thosa that cattle wouhl not "winter in theso parts. A policeman named Whit- ney, an Englishman, overheard tha conversation between Hall and tho owner ot llio caltle. Whitney's opin- ion differed from that Hall. Wlilt- ney paid ovtT six hundred dollars and became the owner ol tho first bunch of cattle 16 entor thla part ol Canada. There were, of course, counties smile a o' open range at this lime, and ney tumts] his caltlo loose with prac- tically all of Alberta to range- In. Ho took what i was looked uiwn at Iho I time. R long ehancc, but later estab- lished Iho fact that cfcltlo could IIQ profitably Imudled in tlrla country. Whitney Is now a wealthy rancher near H. 'McDanicl and Robert 11111 were delegates from Whiiiii to the U. F. A. convention at Kdmocton. Hoi) Glh-oy went lo Medicino Hat Tuesday night last. Ho took his llUlo daughter Maggie over to dical treatment for a'nervous trouble. Tho -Modern Woodmen are giving a dnnco and basket social at Ensigns liall Friday iiigfal. was received hero a few days I ago that Mrs. Dawc3r of A. li. JDan'es, the sage ot WhUIa, was quite HI with the 'flu at Uug .Beach, Calif. .Mrs. was prominent in Ked Cross work during tho war and her many frfends hereabouts await with anxiety, the news Uiat-she ii 1m- provint. HONOR THEM BRUSSELS, mun- icipal, council formally conferred 'the freedom of the city "on the Spanish, Dutch and American min- to Belgium yesterday In their (he city and country during German occupation'. The address was made by Burgomaster May. AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VUlCANIZfiD By Ihe Famous HaywooJ System RETREADING REPAIRING By experienced Workmen. All vork guaranteed. Special Equip- ment Rim Cut Repairs. R. D. RITCHIE 208 13th St. S. Opp. Ellison Mtlli t LET THE JOB STAND WASHINGTON, Jan. It will be the policy of the govern, msnl in ihlpyard to "let the Job.tUJTd'i.Charlet Pier, dlMc-- tor-general. of the Erryeraency Fleel Corporation, Mid today. He referred to the liluatiori at Seat- tle, where, he been out for a San Franeit- co, where It said that worker Sssttd. it was Seamed today. Thp American representalivesr it ap- believe It will be easier to secure the results required by them and secure the energetic pushing of a flt.n If other country other than the 'United States stands sponsor for the scheme. MEMORIAL SERVICE AT VLADIVOSTOK (Gy Canadian Corrospondent.) VLADIVOSTOK, Jan. great memorial service was held here on Tuesday afternoon for rrtncc John, youngest son of King George, who died recently Injvnglaiul. The Ecr- vjce, which wns conducted in the com- mcrclal school hulUllng, nUcndcd hy Klmalfry. commanding the Canadians; nival nnd military Ocn. Ilorva'.H nnd rcfirosonLi- cf llic alllt'j. DcUfrhmeiita from tho Ilrltliih cruLsfir Kent and CanaOiin' infantry monnied guard. The poftfon of UIG sen-left was rendored by Uic Jiantla of ihe. Canadian cavalry and II. M. S, Kent. Major McCaust- the chopjaln of the Kent, New Radiator Repair Shop OPENED Have been working on radiat- ors in Lcthbrldge tor 5 months. THE RELIABLE RADIATOR REPAIR SHOP George Farquharion, Prop. Rear "D" The Tlllor, 6th St.'S, We Dbii'tl Experiment 9 We Know How ANDY The Radiator Man 418 Fifth StreetS. Palace Vulcanizing Works One Block West ot Lethurldgo Holel. RETREADING, BLOWOUTS, p RIM CUTS. I'alaco Vulcanizing hns a number ot retrcaded itrcs -of all makes and Blzcs; aleo 'a largo flfisortment ot tubes for sale. Come In and look over. SERV1CZ-STATION MOTORISTS Have your storage batlery at- tended to for the coming sea- son. Wo repair all makrig of bal- teri-33 and guarantee our wort. MAKE USE OF'0tiff free Service Station We SpeclalUa In Llahllng Plind A Can of Radiator Neverleak Will Fix That Leaky Radiator. TRY IT ONCE AND END YOUR TROUBLES. FOR SALE SY BAALIM MOTOR Co, BAfJK OP UNION BANK THROW YOUR OLD AND TUBtS IN OUR RED CROSS BOX ;