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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 'FMDAY, MARCH t, 1918 - 1 � r. " f \ 4H THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE � Golfers Want an 18-Hole Course m Plans Are Now Being Prepared bias stood ready to administer the final blow while a gallant toe writhed in mental and phyKicaaJ ag6ny as the referee droned out the numbers" 1 to 10 that spell defeat. The grim facts about p]uejj;, stamina and pain are "known to Jh5 mT f His tribute ia, therefore, -worth living, and it is borne out by men equally expert on the same subject. f . The iformer champion has been living at the camp with the French and British officers, veterans -from the western battle front, who are here to a boxing glove in thflTr lives. Others i impart the latest wrinkles of French are old campaigners of the four-round ; warfare. They are a chorus in agree-game; but, whatever may be their I ing that, judged by the western divi- 1 � ' the Teaching 40,000 men the advantage of a straight left is a thrilling expe- k + rience, according to Willie Ritchie, former lightweight champion of the world, now head of the boxing faoulty of the 91st division at American Lake. "The fact that hit me between the eyos after i had worked with the men a bit," said Ritchie, "was the unconquerable fighting spirit of the men. I have not met anything to equal it before. B "Some oif the boys have never worn Golf fiends- of this city have their minds set on a regulation eigh-teerwholc course at Henderson Park this summer, and they won't be happy till they get it.v They have Allans all drawn for laying out the course, and are only waiting for the annual meeting to discuss plans and ways and means. The golfers feel that every effort should be-made to secure an elgh-teen-hole course at the lake. There are prospeots for a membership of 200 this year, and with th|s number a nine-hole course would be so cluttered up that half~the pleasure would be gone. With the enlarged course in view, the golfers are going to ask the city to Secure some other field for oats and give the golfers the whole area on the south side of the I a 'By careful planning and some bunkering it is thought a very fair cour.se could be evolved. The annual meeting of the club will be held shortly when the matters will be discussed in all its details. knowledge, they all take punishment nnd come .up smiling for more with tJio courage of cfta-mpions. 1 have seen everything to be found in a roped ring among those -soldiers in the making but a yellow streak." If there Is an$> man competent to dis-UngvHsh the genuine gold of ffghi-ing s-pi ri t from many Ini ita-tion s. it should he one' like Ritchie, who has studed manhood amid the stark reali-^tie3 of U3 battles in the roped ring and sion. the American army is to be finest the world has ever seen. These European soldiers are Impressed by the dare-devil style in which* the Americans throw themselves into their games. The tackling of the football field took their breath away. "Fellows who will dive at a man's heels like that will want a lot of stopping with a bayonet," one of the British oflflcera rennarked .to Ritchie. WITH NEAL I White Sox Pilot Thinks Battle For Pennant Will Be Sizzling Hot tor Johnson and some otfrer good pitchers/-and the absence ot Gallia will not hurt him any." As for the Browns and Yankees, both teams benefitted in the trade | which sent Pratt and Plank to New ; York and Maisel, Gedeon, Pfnuamakcr, Shocker and Cullop to St. Louis. "If Pnatt considers the surroundings congenial at New York the Yankees will be strengthened andjf Pratt was dissatisfied with the Browns he would not have been useful to Fielder Jones/' said Pants, "so I consider both teams were benefited. It would not surprise me if both Maisel and Cuilop would come back and do great work in St. ! Louis. Cuilop will be benefited on (account of the warm climate down there, while there is no reason to think that Maisel is through. "I think.Schocker will develop into a good pitcher. He always looked to me as having a lot of stuff. Then there is LowdermiUt, who is a cracking good boxman, a>nd Jones has several others. I- do not think that the outfield, as it * ha y,turt i contended by some, is so poor. 1 have of �2cE�^ T * ��* T* ^ 't- will Be Lightning Go if They Meet-Tait To Meet Chaliff At 'Hat f Chicago.,- Being a man with orig-1 1wj.1 ideas. Manager Rowland of -the ! champion White Sox has come to bat with the prediction that a close pennant race among seven clubs In the American league may be looked for the coming: season. He differs with a lot of other critics" in this, lie agrees with the majority that 'the Athletics will probably Wnish last.' but we are taking I liberties with his 'thought in this? as ! he process of elimination that this is arrived at. Not only does the leader of the world's greatest hazard �a guess on the tightness of the grind, but he puts Washington; St. Louis and New York among* th&'ttlect. He does not ifear the neth Williams, whom the Browns oh tained 'from the Portland club." Rowland disagrees with many that, fnvith the departure of Howard Ehmke went the Tiger pitching staff. He expects to see Jen > a * v v FULTON-DEVERE MATCHED Chicago, Feb. 28.-Fred Fulton of Rochester, Minn., and Bob Devere, of Kansas City, were matched today for a ten-round boxing1 cbnte.^ at St. Louis, March 11. b-vore was to have fought Jack ih-.mpsey O > O Williams ai\d Close Game Jennings Mercer and Win Wallis Win Easily Two games were played in �he doubles competition in the. Dominion alleys last night. The first was a hair-raiser, Williams and Jennings beating out Murray and Frey by five measly pins. Williams and Jennings took the first by four pins, lost the second by 24 and won the third by 25. Murray and Frey stepped out in the second, piling up 364. In this game Frey bowled the high single of the evening with 207. He tied with Jennings" for high total at 53K. The scores: RAILWAY COUNSEL WILL, REPLY Ottawa, Feb. 28.-When the hearing of the railway rates case- is rcsunied tomorrow before the cabinet council,* it Is said that counsel for the railways will reply to the arguments put forth by H. J. Symington^ K.C.. of Winnipeg, on behalf of the Western provincial governments, the Winnipeg board of trade and other public bodies opposed to the increased freight and'passenger rates authorized by the railway board. Williams Jennings Murray Frey 1S2 1.VJ .341 155 1S2 157 183 340 157 207 154- 194- 493 536 34S m 147- �1029 � 48S � 53o �1024 \ Better ave ose i - ^ u relme dbef r r j - j > ore, you - i lave an aeci ident. llOU Parlors -1 FIFTH STR the house of outh ... service Raymond basketball teams will journey.to Stirling tonight, which will be their first meeting in four years, the last time the Stirfing boys, after a stiff struggle, came out on top. There has always beeh the keenest rivalry between the two towns and as Raymond has now the strongest line-up that'ever represented it, they are out strong to win. If they win a game apiece .the teams will likely be seen in action in Letribridge for" the saw-off^ The game tonight ought to be � good one and a .couple of cars from Lethbridge will Vbty likely go down. C ' F- + moore shades herman ' ; Peoria,, III, Feb. 28,-;Pal ?VIoore; of Memphis, Tenn., had .a shade over Kid Herman, of Pgkia, IIL, in. a tenj round bout here 'last night, according to newspaper men. Hormiah liad; the advantage in the last round. They; are 'hantaanweights, Moore, it "svias announced, will be -matohed with Pete Herman, claimant of the chaimpjon* ship. V  364 323- Mercer and Wallis Win The Mercer-Wallis duo took a hard fall out of Liscombe and Millar, leading by. 16G pins on the round, though they failed to take the last giame. They started out with a big score, 374, when Mercfer mowed them down for 202 which was the high game of the evening. He was also high total with 509. Fpllowiug are the scores: ^ MAGBATH (From Our Own Correspondent) Magrath, Feb. 28.-On Tuesday evening an excellent program was given in the meeting house when the Magrath M.I.A. held their third activity night. The large crowd In attendance shows that the people here and the parents especially are interested In what their young people are doing. The meeting opened by all singing "O Ye Mountains High." Prayer offered by J. T, Heninger. Singing "Scatter" Sunshine." The senior public addresses were given by Miss Hillier and E. Pingree Tanner, who gave very good addresses on the excellent subjects cho3eri. Miss Hillier.treated the subject "Labor Conditions in the Ford Factory," while Mr. Tanner's topic was "Forming of Character." The ladies' quartette "Ye Merry Birds," was very nicely rendered by the Misses Woolley, Gibb, Bab cock and Alston, accompanied by Mrs. Keeler. Miss Bdith Hacning rendered very nicely a piano selection. ' This was (followed by a retold story by Horace Ririe entitled "The Bar of Gold." The Junior Girl's chorus sang very well, "Ladle, in Khaki," as also their well deserved encore. The retold story by Miss Theta Rich held the audience spellbound, everyone was so deeply interested in the tale of "Hod Smith." The male quartette "Your Mother is Praying for You," was one of the best numbers. This was composed of Messrs. Blunnel, J. H. Bridge, Clarke and Rich, accompanied by Miss. Blunnel. All those on the program did extremely well and the people in attendance were well paid for coming out. On .March 26 th Magrath Ward M.I.A. meet with the Jtaymond Second Ward In a district tryout. * Messrs. Harold Wood, Erl Harker and D. T. Fowler are'in Lethbridge on the jury. Mrs. L. Rasmussen and Miss Ada Gibb were .Lethbridge visitors on Saturday. S Magrath people will be pleased to note that Mrs. Amos Peterson is progressing nicely at the Gait hospital after her recent operation. Mrs. Palmer and Mrs. Chris. Poul-sen were Lethbridge visitors on Wednesday. number of Magrath people motored to Lethbridge Monday to hear Harry Lauder. They all report it the best ever. A very pretty operetta, "Sylvia," has been cast ojid regular rehearsals are j being held and in about three weeks i will be presented here. About 35 people will take part. The cast is as follows: "Sylvia," Mrs. A. J. Wood; "Betty," Mrs. Elva Harker; "De Lacy," J. A .Mercer; "Prince Tobbytuai," P. D Clarke; "William," Jas. Harker, and a chorus of farm l'ads and lassies. The operetta is a very pretty story and.the choruses and solos are all very nice. Mr. Bridge will be assisted in tlje dramatic part by Mr. E. Bennlon, who has had considerable experience in this line. too, our own people are seen preparing for spring work. John Thompson arrived home Tuesday. Mrs. Orrock is spending a week with relatives in Lethbridge.* Miss Parkinson* who has hatf a month's visit at the parental home, arrived in Spring Coulee last evening. Mr. Runqnist, of /Herbert, (Swift Current district), Saskatchewan, has paid a visit to this district, as he owns land in this vicinity. It seems rather a pity that so mnch of this valuable 1-and Is owned by nonresident settler-s who spend all the year (outside*of a few weeks in harvest) in the U. S., making it hard *�or the few remaining residents to maintain church and school with only a handrul of children. However, we sure see a great improvement of late in the church attendance. Sunday last Mr. Byron Nelson of Wisconsin University, gave the address for Rev. inglis. This young man and his good wife conducted the service in the same manner as the minister. Although the day was stormy a very good congregation assembled. We congratulate Mr. Nelson, as we know the nwany duties they have^ on the farm each day to perform. His prayers were earnest and the whole con- j"; gregation appreciated'his kindness in} driving miles through the storm not to disappoint a waiting congregation. CALGARY BULL SALE WILL BREAK RECORD Calgary, March 1.-The bull sale which will be held in Calgary during the horse show, March 26 to 28, will be the largest bull sale ever held anywhere in the world. There will be 845 bulls offered. The next largest sale was that held at Buenos Aires, Argentina, when 800 buHs were sold. This year there will be offered 484 Shorthorns, 265 Herefords, 90 Angus, three Galloways and two Red Polls. ? ? ? ? ? two pastor rus8ell disciples fined Vancouver, Feb. 28.-T-wo members of the late "Pastor" Russell's Bible Students Aff sociation were- fined each $50 in the police court today, one for selling "The Finished Mystery" in defiance of orders, and the other for having the book in' his. possession. 1 * increase in customs Ottawa, Feb. 28.-An increase oif $15,382,197 in customs receipts foi* the eleven months of the fiscal year-ended today, as /compared with th^ same period last year, Is shown by^ the monthly statement of the cus-^ toms department issued today. Tha customs receipts for the 11 months of the present year were $146,122,186* while last year they amounted to* $130,373,989, Receipts for the present month were $9,859,380, which con� stitutes a decrease of $1,631,112, when; coMteed with February 1917, when X*MJ Wfcre $11,190,592. We Have Opened L Liscombe Millar * # t * Mercer Wallis 4 b * * ft # * * m 157 325 202 172 125 X59 2S4 173 142 168-147 315 134 167 461 4C3 824 50!) 4S1 374 315 301- 990 SPRING COULEE (Prom Our OVn Correspondent) ' Spring Coulee, Feb. 28.-Quite a lot of high wind of late, but ftie aerial region- in Alberta is always pleasing, as those who �aw Venus rise this morning will agree. At its first appearance above the horizon 1 could scarcely believe my eyes. The commercial travellers have-been coming of late which I take to be harbingers of spring. Then In connection with ouf store and placed a thoroughly competent Tailor in charge., r - He will also do cleaning arid pressing and will give first class service. +1 lethbripgWalta. r _ MISKE OUTPOINTS CHRISTIE x Superior, Wis^ Feb. ^ - 4 1 LEARN GOLF BACKWARDS John M. Ward, champion of the Garden City-club, believes the golf beginner could save a lot of tymo oy learning the game backward - start ^yith the putter first and graduate rearward to the driver. It's a pretty, good idea at that. ; The Garden City champ argues that as the putt is the shortest stroke in the game ia should he, mastered Jiirst, Hc suggests that those taking up; the links game should ''/begin ;aroniid the oup and then gradually 'work away from It.' ^ �* : 4 "Putting/' says � Ward, "J* a corking - good ^developer of rr..'control.and ilto,perfects the eye in/Jjudshig dis-tariqe,?^ To follow out the^ard theory theinoyice: after becoming acquainted witi his putter "can change to'tho niashie and on to th^ other irons whipli wiss lengthen out his stroke. This system of learning the en-xiemt1 .game is directly, contrary- to �the^Vinethods of professionals, "who initiate'tho beginner on the tee and ^hen it ia up to him to club his way 'to 'the green, and not away ifroin it, iUM advocated by Ward:1 �"4 - � I  -a HOWELL GAVE TURNER TROUBLE Former Northwestern ^League Umpire Was Hard to Hit "The pitcners wno occasioned me the most trouble during my big league career were Harry Howell, formjer Northwest league umpire ,Joe Bush and Urban Faber," says .Xerry Turner, wjho is about to start his loth season as a Cleveland player.. "I used to think myself lucky fyuen I got a foul off Howell. Bush and Faber have -the Indian sign on me.now. "On the other hand, I used to crave the chance to hit against .Gy/Young and Rube Wad-dell when, they -\yere in their prime. And 1 get any share off Walter Johnson, the king of them, all today. "I remember making a home run off Rube WaddelI*one day. It was before the Athletics .were using Shibe park and the right:" tfield fence was rather short. It - was short' enough, anyway, for me to make a home run 0ver It with the bases filled. r,"Rube rolled around on the grass and moaned that he had hurt his arm. Don-, nie Mack was disgusted and told him to go away and not come back for a week. But Rube was on hand inAuni:, form the next day and whatls more, he; 1 Bitched and shut us out with two lilts.. KESTER fifth street SAFEXT AZ True Shaving Comfort Eveiy man who uae� an AutoStrop.Sttfe^y Razor i* loud in its praise. He's proud to own one becatiso; it is his best friend. It matters not how ten-* deryonr face orhowstifi your beard; the AutoStnW will give you acieatweotn^ fortable shave in tthoit order. It is the only tenor s>B>i the market that sharpens^ its own blades automatic cally. Guarantec^to 5anar> Complete Outfit $5.00 AT^ALL STORES . H r ^ m AutoStrop Safety. 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