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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FIUDAY, MAI\CM 1, 1918 THE LETIIBBTDGE DATI.Y imP.ALD PAGE THREE "BMNGING UP FATHER" �./ � - � _'_^__ By G. McManus ) -rOR JERR>r NONAHAN*! WANT TO ^EE H(H - CERTAINLY-. OUT I THOUGHT >-' JERRX- vye'vE AbECN EHEMlE'b fOR. A Willie Ritchie Says That All Soldiers Have Fighting Spirit TonclilnB '10,000 men tho advnntage of .1 HtraiBlit left Is a thi-iUIng experience, accoHliuK to WllUo R'ilcliio, former Uglilwelght cluimpion af the world, now head of the boxing f;iou!ty of tlio Dlst illvislon at American Kako. "TUo tai-.t that hit mo between the eyes afior I had worked with the men a bit," said lUtchio, "was the uncon-aiiornble tiKlUIng spirit of the men. I have not met anything to equal it before. never worn "Some o!f the boys bsvo : a boxing kIovo in lli"r liv nru old campnlgncra of tho tour-round Ramc; but, whatever may bo their kiiowlo(in;c, tiicy all take punishment and come np sn)lllng for more with thu conrafie ot cftaiiipions. I have ficcn evurything to be found in a roped ring among those 3oldle;'� In the making but >.\ yclluw streak." If there is anj> man competent to distiiisdi.sli the sciiuino gold of ffght-ing iipiril from many huilations. it should be one like Ultcliio, who ha.-s s;ii(lcfl niiin)i.->od .-unid iho stark reall-Ji'ij ties of i;;! biUlk'K In the roped ring and hi3s stood ready to administer tJio final iilow whllo a Kaliant loo ivrUlicd In mental and phy.4lcaal agony as the rcf eroo droned out the numbers'1 to 10 that spell defeat,. The grim facts about pluck, stamliu.v and uain arc known to IliSmr His triluUo is, therefore, ivorth having, and It is borne out by men eqiially expert on the same subject. ^ Tho iformor clia.nipion lias been living at the camp with the French and British officers, veterans : from tlio ..-..........., western Imttie front, wJio are liore to es. Others I Impart Ihe krtest �wrInUlcs of Krench Golfers Want an 18-Hole Course Plans Are Now Being Prepared Golf fiends, of this city have their minds set on a regulation eigh-teen-holc oourse at Henderson Park this summer, and they won't be happy till they get it.'"' They have ^Jl.ans all drawn for laying out the cciursc, 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 eigh- , teen-hole course .at the lake. There are prospects for a membership of 200 ' this year, and with this 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 bo'"9 to ask the city to Secure some other field for oats and give the golferj the v;hole  area on the south side of the laloe. 'By careful planning and some bunkering it Is thought a very fair coui;se could be evolved. The_, annual meeting of the club will be held shortly when the matters vvill be discussed in all its details. warfare. They are a chorus in agreeing that, judged by the western division, the Amerinan army is to be the finest the world has ever seen. These European soldiers are Im-prcasod by tho dare-devil stylo In which the Aniuvlcans throw themselves into their games. Tho tatddlng of tho footlwll field look their breath away. "Follows who will dive at a man's heels nice that will want a lot of stopping with a bayonet," one ol' (he llrll-Ish ofitlcers remarked to Ritchie. ter Johnson and some other good pitciicrs.' and llio absence of Gallia will not hurt him any." .\s for the Drowns antj Yankees, both teams boiiel'ltted In the trade wliich stfTit I'ratt and Piank to .Vcw York and Maisol, Gedeon, >{nuamakor, Shocker and Cnllop to St. Louis, "It I'n.itt considers the surroundings congenial at New York the Yankees will ho strQiigtliciied and^lf Prntt v/as dissatii'iied with tho Urowns he would not have been useful to Fielder .fones,' said Pant.s, "so I consicler both teams were benel'ltcd. It would not surpri-se mo If both Maisol and Cuilop -would 1 ni t '� n,i , 111, , 1 I come hack and do groat work in St. 1 i n '^^ M of 1. ? "J.ouis. Cuilop will be benefited on ac- l,ul hleas. Manager Rowland ' f' Uo | ^ ^ ,j ^1 ^1,^^. AroV,7.?,".T^,,:r,?i\ '"'kl'd for [1:=  uVnk Seho?kor will develop into a American league may he looked for the g^^^j ^j^^,^^,. While So,\ Pilot Thinks Battle For Peniiiinl Will Be Sizzling Hot coming season, lie differs with a lot of other critics in this, lie agrees with tho majority that tlie .\thletics will mo as having a lot ot stuff. Then there is Lowdermllk, who is a cracking good boxman, and Jonos has sefeiMl others. LLISON HERE Will Be Lightninff Go if They Meet-Tall To Meet Chaliff At 'Hat tightness of tho grind, but ho puts . Wnsliiiigton, ,st. Louis and New York among tho'eloct. He does not ifoar the Ri.'d Sox, rimners-np last year, aamuch a.i might bo expected, but neither doe.'j he desDlso them. Ho figures, thatthe jlrengln added to the Senators, lirou'n.s'and Yankees will more than counterbalnnoo wliat Ihey have �lost through trades or draft, but he ta cioubtfu) about tho addition to tho �ed Sox making i|p for  the rldiUing of >tho team by enlisti�ont8. " Wash ington, for one/tiling," said tho manager, "will have a corking fast outfield with Shotton, Miinn and Kice,' and the hitting of this trio is not to . be despised. They would have a strong IntioUl should, Lavan join tho team, but oven without lilm Griffith will liave a well-ti'led lineup. Mo has Wal- process ot ellminatton that this la arrived at. Not only does the leader of thf i ^,^3 ,jgp^ru,ro-ot Ho\sard Ehmko world's greate,st hazard a guess on the ^,1^^^ pitching stJift, He ex- neth Williams, whom the Browns ob tainod ifrom the Portland club." Itowland disagrees with many that, pects to see Jennlng's tribe make a stiff tight ifrom the start and finish in tho first divlsloil. This was tho nearest that the immager ca.nie 10*11011181-ly placing a teajn In the raco^outsido of his own. RAILWAY COUNSEL WILL, REPLY Ottawa, Feb. 28.-When the hearing of the railway rates cape' is rosupied tomorrow before the cabluot council, it Is said that counsel tor the railways will reply to the arfeuineuts put forth by H. J. Symington, K.C, of Winnipeg, on behalf of the Western provincial governments, tho Winnipeg board of trade and other public bodies opposed to the Increased froijdit and'passenger rates nutubrlzod by tho railway board. Better have those brak es of yours relined before you I liave an acci ident. Bijou Motor Parlors Limited THE HOUSE OF SERVICE f^lFTH STREET SOUTH ^' LETHBRIDGE, ALTA, Nov/ that the match between Clonic Tait and Benny Haskell of Winnipeg, which was set for March 7th has been declared off, owing to Haskell's inabiility to come, Talt is being f'^'ered a match here over the ten round route on March 19th- with- Neal Allison, the iigH'tnIng lightweight of Waterloo, Iowa. Allison is a friend of Charlie Cave of this city and Charleo says if this pair ever meets the fans will see a bang-up match that for speed will blind the followers of the game to anything they have ever glimpsed heretofore, Talt is Just 19, and Allison Is very little older. Both, are corners and ready to go the fastest clip they know how. V/ord from Tait should ^be received at any time. Allison is all ready^,to come at a moment's notice. The fans are' already talking about ouch a match and will come a long \*ay to see it. *  * Sammy Challiff, the Regina pugilist, Is coming out of retirement and expects to meet Clonic Tait, of Edmonton, vMithin the next three weeks. The bout Is to take place at Medicine Hat. Sam believes he can whip Tait, and with this end in^ view, has settled down to a strict system of training, and will ^ In great, shape at the time the battle is scheduled to be hold., : : >}t .^ .> .;. FULTON-DEVERE MA-'-^'HED Chicago, Feb. 2S.-Frod Fulton of llochester, .Minn., and Bob Dovcro, of Kansas City, were matched today for a ten-romid boxing conto.;i at St. IjOuIs, March 11. li-vcro was to have fought Jack I imiipsey lat Joplin, Mo., tonionow night, but -this match was (ailed off In preparation, tor tlio bout in St. L�ouis. , : ; : � 39 UYIl Williams and ,Tcnnings Win Close Game-Mercer and Wallis Win Easily Two gamoi! were played in file doubles oompetition in the. Dominion alleys last night. The first was a hair-raiser, Williams and Jennings beating out Murray and Frey by five measly pins, WUllnms and .lonuings took the first by four pins, lost the second by 24 and won the tliird by 25. IVIurray 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 Jeiininsff for high total at 53U. The scores: Williams Jennings iturray Frey .. 1S2 ir>>) ..:!4i i->r, 1S2 157 183 3M 15V 207 154-194- 493 531) 34S-1020 ]J6- 4SS 147- 5'iiij Raymond basketball teams will journeyito Stirling tonight, which will be their first meeting in four years, the last time the Stirling boys, after a stiff struggle, came out on top. There has always beeVi 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 Lethbrldge for the aaw> offJ The game tonight ought to be ^^ good one and a couple of cars from Lethbrldge will v'di;y likely go down.  MOORE SHADES HEJtMAN ' Peoria, lU., Feb, 28.-Pal Moore, ot iMemphla, Tonr.,, had a shade over ICld Herman, of Pgkln, 111,, to a ton round bout here last night, according to newspaper men, Herman had. tho advautago lii the last round. They are bantainweighta, Moore, It was iini^ouncod, will bo niatalied witli Poto llerinan, claimant ot the chaanpfon-ship. ;-.37 3G4 323-1,024 Mercer and Wallis Win The .^Iercer-^^'allis duo took a hard fall out oif Liscoiubc and Millar, leading by, 16G pins on tho round, though they failed to talcc tho last gianie. They started out with a big score, 374, when Meri^r mowed them down for 202 wlilch was t!ie high game of the evening. Ho was also high total with 509. Fpllowlug are the scores': MAGRATH (From Our Own (JorresDonaont) Magrath, Feb. 2S.-On Tuesday evening an excellent program was given in tho meeting house when tlio Magrath .^t.I.A. held their third activity night. Tho large crowd in attendance shows that the people hero and the parents especially are interested In what their young people are doing. The meeting opened by ail singing "O Ye Jlountalns High." Prayer offered by J. T. Honinger. Singing "Scatter Sunshine." The senior public addresses wore given by Miss Hllllor and E. Pingi-oo Tanner, who gave very good addresses on tlio excellent subjects c:ho,3eri. Miss Hillier. treated tho subject "Labor Conditions in the Ford Factory," while Mr. Tanner's topic was "Forming of Character." The iadles' quartette "Ye Merry Birds," was very nicely rendered by the .Misses Woolley, Gibb, Babcock and Alston, iiccompanied by Mrs. Keeler. Rdith Hacfilng rendered very nicely a piano selection. ' This was followed by a retold story bv Horace Ilirie en-litled "The Bar of Gold." The Jilnior Girl's chorus sang very well, "Ladio in IChaki," as also their well deserved encore. The retold story by Miss T4ieta Rich held tho audience spellbound, everyone was so deeply interested in the tale ot "Hod Smith." The male (luartette "Your Mother is Praying for You," was one of tho best numbers. This was composed ot Mcssr.s. I31unnol, J. H. Bridge, Clarke and Rich, accompanied by .Miss. Blun-iiel. All those on the program did extremely well and the people in attend-.-eii paid for coming out. 6 th IMagrath Ward M.I.A. the {laymond Second Ward in a district tryout.  Jles.srs. Harold Wood, Erl Marker and ID. T. Fowler are'in Lethbrldge on tho jury. Mrs. L. rtasmussen and Miss Ada Gibb were .Lethbrldge visitors on Saturday. ' Jlagrath people will bo pleased to note thai Mrs. Amos Peterson is progressing nicely at the Gait hospital after her recent operfltlon. Mrs. Palmer and Mrs. Chris. Poul-seii were Lethbrldge visitors on \Vod-nesday. {\ number ot Magrath people raotor-od to Lethbrldge Monday to hear Harry Lauder. Tliey all report it the best ever. A very pretty operetta, "Sylvia," has been cast and regular rehearsals are 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. IClva Harker; "De Lacy," J. A. -Mercer; "Prince Tobbytuai," P. D. Clarke; "William," Jas. Harker, and a chorus of farm lads 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 iu this line. tromely well i V anoo were we ,\ ' On,.'\lurcli 26 -Vl i meet with the too, our own people are aoen preparing for spring work. John Thompson arrived home Tuesday. Mrs. Orrock is spending a week with relatives in Lethbrldge.� Miss Parkinson, who haa had a month's visit at the parental homo, arrived in Spring Coulee last evening. JVIr. Runquist. of /Herbert, (Swift Current district), Saskatchewan, has paid a visit to this district, as ho owns land In this vicinity. It seems rather a pity that so much ot this valuable land is owned by nonresident settlors who spend all tho year (outside'of a few weeks la harvest) in tho U. S., making It hard ior the few remaining residents to maintain church and school with only a handtul of children. However, we sure see a great improvement of late Jn the church attendance. Sunday last Mr. Byron Nelson ot Wisconsin University, gave tho ad-dross for Rev. Inglis. This young man and his good wife conducted tlie service in the same manner as tho min-jsler. Although the day was stormy a very good congregation assetmbled. We congratulate Mr. Nelson, as we Icnow tho nrany duties they havei on the farm each day to perform. His prayers wore earnest and the whole congregation appreciated'his kindness in driving miles through the storm not to disappoint a waiting congregation. CALGARY BULL SALE WILL BREAK RECORD Calgary, March 1.-Tho 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 bo S45 bulls ottered. The next largest sale was that held at Buenos Aires, Argentina, when SCO bulls were sold. This year there will be ottered 484 Shorthorns, 2G5 Herefords, 80 Angus, three Galloways and two Red Polls. > > TWO PASTOR RUSSELL > : DISCIPLES FINfID : members ot tho late "Pastor" > ? Russell's Bible Studenbs Af : tho other for having the book > in' his possession. Kf ? � / INCREASE IN CUSTOMS Ottawa, Fob. 28.-An Increas* $15,382,197 in customs receipts toi^ the eleven months ot the fiscal year ended today, as compared -with ibl^ same period last year. Is shown by, the monthly statement of the cus' toma department issued today. Tho customs receipts for the 11 montha ot the present year were $146,122,186, while last year they amounted to $130,373,989. Receipts tor the present month were $9,859,380, which con* stitiites a decrease of $1,631,112, When co'JVtMred with February 1917, whei; we $11,190,592. Llscombe..... IfiS .Millar....... 157 Mercer Wallis . 325 202 172 125 159 2S4 173 14.'3 1G8- 4fil 147- 4G3 315- S24 134- 50!) 167- 4S1 374 315 301- 990 MISKE OUTPOINTS CHRISTIE Suporlbr, Wl^ Feb. 28, - Billy Misko ot St, Paul, lioavyweight clearly outpointed Giis Clirlstlo pf Mll-waukob in tholr tou round bout horo-last night., LEARN GOLF BACKWARDS John M. Ward, clinmpion of tho Garden City-club, believes the golt beginner could save a lot ot tjmo by loarniivg tho game backward - start with.the puttor first and graduate rearward to tho driver. It's a pretty good idea at that. . The Garden City champ argues that as the putt is tho shortest stroke in the game is should he maatored first. He suggests that those tvking lip 'the links ganio should /begin around the cup and then gradually �work away from it.  .' � i "Putting," says  Ward, "la a corking good developer ot, .Jconirol-and alio, port'ocits the eye in Judg'ing tlis-lance,',' /To follow out tho.Ward theory the novice: after becoming acciuainted with ilia putter "can change to the niasHie and on to th^ other Irons wMgli wiss lengthen out his stroke. Tills ayatem ol loani'ijig the on-ciont gh.nio Is directly qontrary- to the methods of professionals, who inltlato tho bosiimer on the tee and tlion It is up to him to club his way to the green, and not away itroui it, la� advocated by Ward;' SPRING COULEE (I'lom Our OVn Correspondent) ' Spring Coulee, Feb. 28.-Quite a lot of high wind ot late, but tlie aerial region- in Alberta is always pleasing, as those who paw Venus rise this morning will agree. At its first �appearance above the horizon I could scarcely believe my eyes. Tho conimerelal travellers have -been coming of late which I take to bo harbingers of spring. Then HOWELL GAVE TURNER TROUBLE Mm- We Have Opened TALOR SHOP In connection with oui* store and placed a thoroughly competent Tailor in charge., He will also do cleaning arid pressing and will give first c'.ass service. Former Northwestern ''League piro. Was Hard to Hit "The pitchers wno occasioned me the most trouble during my big loaEnle career were Harry Howell, lorn^er Northwest league umpire ,Joe Bush and Urban Fabor," says Jerry Turner, wiho is about to start his 15th season as a Cleveland pli.vyer. "I used to think myself lucky when I got a foul off llowoll. Bush and Paber h^ve the Indian sign on "On the other hand, I used to crave tho cliancb to hit against Cy Young and Rube Waddell when they were In their prime. And I get my share off 'Walter Johnson, the king ot thajn all today, � "1 remember riiaking a home run oft Rubo Wftddelbono day. It was he-fore the Athletics were using Shlbe park and the rigUf if'lold fence was rather short. It.was short enough, anyway, tor me to make a home run over it with the bases filled, : "Rube rolled around on the grass and moaned that h6 had hurt his arm, Connie Mack was disgusted and told him to go nwixy and not come back tor a wee^c. But Rubo was on hand In uniform the next day and what's more, he pitched and shut us out with two b'lts. W. B. KESTER & CO. FIFTH STREET 8. vtm^ True Shaving Comlorli Exrlqr man vrfio uaet an AutoStrop.Safetjp Raxot im loud in it* pniiM. He'a proud to own one becaaaa' it is hia best friend. It matten not how teiW der your face ot how slifl your beaidi th* AutoSteoa' will give you a clean, con^' fottable f^mt in iihoit order. It is the oidjr ft fiwi the market that haipenn, ita own blades automati*' cally. GiurMitM