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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta iisasiiisassg PA6E TEN THE LETilDRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, JULY 6, milT Be^in the day with "Is Itself a Food" A pure, delicious drink; should -also be considered a valuable adjunct to a meal, as it contains a large amount of nutritive matter in an easily digested form. Its use permits the saving of other and more expensive foods TRADE-MARK ON EVERY PACKAGE Booklet of Choice Recipes sent FREE -. ^ WALUR BAKER & CO. limiteil Established 1780;------' DORCHESTER MASS. MONTREAL,.CAN. ART ROS^ KILLED Montreal, July 5.-Art Ross of Montreal, one of the best loiown hockey players, motor cyclists, footballers, trap shoot-t Black Trewc/. Red. One Diamond For Every three Gars In America ,1 MOTORISTS ~are~ buying'DiamondXTires" in such numbers that over 2,000,000 are now in' service-easily, one for eVery three cars in America.; This patronage is sigtuhcant when you consider, that the big demand for Diamonds comes from, .motorists who have used thern in previous years and insist upon Diamond mileage again. ' ' Such demand can be commanded only;by tires; ;of super-value. A'Diamond Tube is'likely to outwear your car itself. Made in Gray and Red, in sizes ,to fit any make of tire. the^iamond Ittibber Ca lliKorporaled) AKRON, OHIO ' Z,oco/ Distrihtttora BAALIM MOTOR CO. . ' ' Lethbridge, Alberta, Can^ How Canadians at the Front Celebrated "First" (Special Cablo to tho Cftnntllan Press) London. July 5.-In France within �ound of tho guns, with uirraon holding the air ninrhcs, n groat meotUig of Canndlnn.rf!)l Canadian reunion, men of Ypres, Fes-tubert. Somme. Vlmy and Passchen-daele met for the first time since they went against the Huns on tbose glorious days. The nursing sisters came from base casualty hospitals and they were cheered by men who had been brought back to health and strength by their watchful care and devotion. From tho British army came many great leaders to do honor to the Canadian force and witness the Canadian celebration. The navy was represented by prominent officers who had commanded Canadians in the naval service. Like Derby Day. "Like Derby Day," was the comment of a British general. Perfect weather permitted Canadians from all parts of France to gather. Early in the morning mon from all parts moved toward the'great gathering place. The prime minister and his colleagues arrlvetl from Vlmy and received a great reception. The Duke of Connaught was received by one of the finest guards ever paraded in France. The guard was drawn from a fam.ous brigade commanded by an officer from the first force, who has had a great record in thp field. Tho giisrd w�� cheered by tho whole army, proud ot their fine showing. The Sports, Baseball. lBcro�BO, football and tennis were all carried on at the enmo time, while the famous circus ot tho Wootem brigade fiirnlahcd a humorous part. Tho baseball game final wont eleven innings, won by 3 to 2. The gamo was witnessed / by the Duko of Connaught. Sir Hobcrt Borden and tho ministers. Foulkos, ol Victoria, and McAvlty, of St. John, played a draw in the tonnlfi singles, while Foulkes and Maynard won the doubles from McAvlty and Brescy. Tho hundred yard race was ruti in ten seconds and tho mile was done (n four minutes and forty-one seconds. During the sports aeroplanes photographed tho scene. The pictures were developed and the airmen returned, dropping them In the grand stand. Tho grounds were splendidly, arranged and It Is claimed werp better than tho first stampede In Calgary. The grand stand was .100 yards long, with special stands for distlngulsbod visitors. The Canadian Y.M.C.A. furnished hunting nnd other decorations and paid other e-xpensos. Sir Robert Borden says it was the greatest day of his life, and Hon. J. A. Colder remarked thai he had seen many thousand Canadian gentlemen gathered at one point in France. Hon. Arthur .Meighen could not comment on the program as he was too busy meeting old friends to witness the sports. No unfavorable incident marred the day. Despite the Immense crowd there was no wrong act or sign of lU-feellng. Hon. X. W, Rowell was much, impressed by the wonderful order and conduct of the great assembly. How About Leave, The sporte concert party gave an entertainment, there tieing present more than 1.0,000. 3)r Hobert Borden received a wonderful reception. He addressed the men. "How about leave. Sir Robert Borden?" yelled some one. "Every Canadian soldier has long leave to do his best to beat tho Hun," retorted tho prlrao minister and ten thousand soldiers sprang to their feet and cheered and waved their hats at this sentiment. There was never such a gathering or program in Europe. It was Canada's day and Canadians are proud of its great success. Before going to the sports. Sir Robert and his colleagues with corps and divisional commanders, visited Vimy Ridge. The ridge was ablaze with blood red poppies hiding the devastation. They visited the graves of Canadians who died on that glorious day when they swept the Hun from Vlmy. With the party were the men who led Canadians over the rldgo and they explained the operation that brought fame to Canada and heartened the Allies. ADDITIONAL SPORT HEINIE GROH IS LEAGUE with an average of 269. The leading batters who have played in thirty or more games are; SlBler, St. Louis, 346; Cobb, Detroit. 342; Baker, New York, 339; Ruth, Boston, 335; Burns, Philadelphia, 332; Mllaii, Washington, 326; Hooper. Boston, 322; Plpp, New York, 31G; Walker, Philaaelphia, 310; Murphy, Chicago, 299; Pratt, New York. 298. Chicago, July 6.-Heinle Groh, Cincinnati, is the new batting leader of the National League. Averages released today give Groh a mark of 350 with Merkle trailing a point behind. Jake Daubert, the Brooklyn veteran also is batting 349. Ma.x Carey, Pittsburgv who is leading the base stealers, added seven to his credit, bringing his total to thirty-four. RoHsche ot Cincinnati and O'Mara of Brooklyn are on even terms for honors In sacrifice hitting with si.xteen each. Wickland ot Boston and Cruse of St. Louis are tied in home nm hitting with tive.\George Burns ot New York, the leading scorer, has registered forty-eight times. Chicago leads the clubs In batting with an average of 27.^?. The Giants are on top In fielding with 971. Leading batters for thirty or more games are; Groh, Cincinnati, 350; Merkle, Chicago, 349; Daubert, Brooklyn, 349; Smith, Boston, 341; .Mann, Chicago, 322; Williams, Philadelphia, 320; Paskert, Chicago, 317; Hollocher, Chicago, 311; Bigbee, Pittsburg, 302; Schraandt, Brooklyn, 299. Tyrus Cobb has jumped from seventh to second place among the batters and has advanced into a tie for second place with Bobby Roth of Cleveland, for stolen bases. He la six bases behind George Slsler, St. t,ouls, who is leading that department. The average includes games of Wednesday. Cobb also is getting back to his old tricks in scoring runs. His daring has moved him up t6 within one run ot Harry Hooper, Boston, who with forty-seven leads in runs scored. Cobb's mark is forly-slx. In the last five games Cobb has crocked out seventeen hits which' Included one triple and one double, and has a mark ot 342 as compared witth 324 last week. This is four points behind Slsler. Cobh'H speed on the paths Is showing up well) and he stole an oven half doi;en bases during tho week and now has credit for twenty-throo thefts. This mark Is 8l� behind Slsler, who is leading. "Buho" Ruth of Boston before leaving his club early In thQ Veck because of a reported mlBuniJirgtandIng with Manager Barrow, slammed out a brace of Jionie runs and leads In this department with eleven. Chapman of Cleveland, Is getting away In fine stylo In hl� bunting und has acqulrod Uio load among the sawitlcu Ulltera with a mark of 22. New York leads in team batting C Same, xva/i 6m tax on a cheap teaiunuA wilt pound aru^l ycu pay tAe ^AamB eadilu moAed oAout 250 otuxi. lAa/neve/i ^efo^. ftii Pi/ui^ atva/i time &av T. H. Estabrooks Co. LIMITED St. Jahn, ToronU, Wlnnlp�f, CsMdian F��S Cwntrol L C�l��r� Red Rose Coffee is as generously good as Red Rose Tea . Benny Valgar. has been coming to the front very fast the last six months and promises now to develop into a crack-erjack oft a featherweight. He has been fighting around tho east most of the time and has battled- against boys heavier than himself and of the highest class. He has yet to taste defeat and from all accounts ot his contests he has won them by clean-cut work. Benny's manager, Frank Bagley, claims ylctorles for bis boy over such stars as .loo Lyneli, Franklo Burns, Dick Loadman and others, and at Cleveland last week he gave away, considerable weight and beat the speedy feathenveight, Alvie Miller, of Loraine, Ohio, at a weight ot  12* pounds. Miller was considered one of the most promising featherweights in the country at. one time and Jimmy I proven his. worth and demonstrate( lad like Miller. He can make 11' pounds, which is considered the ban tam.llmit but offers to meet any mai In the -world up to 122. Ho is a fetabli mfito of Willie Jackson, another go� lad at 133 pounds. Willie gained Ttoti rlety by knocking out Johnny Dundo in a round but since then he luu Dunn, manager' of - Johnny Kilbane, wanted to match him against all. barring the champion. .Valgar must be a pretty handy youth to give away weight to that extent and beat a clever that he has the goods; oven though hi quick knockout ot tho Italian stai might have been partly an accident However, -Valgar and Jackson make Has Fought Boxers of .Greater Weight -Hao Ys^to Be Bfaten. The little FroQCb buutamwelsht 42542388 03 ;