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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta GE SIX I-HIS I^KTHBHIDUIS DAILY ^HERALlJ * � � �, MONDAY, MARCH 18,1918 "BRINGING UP FATHE^r By G. McMianus WHVVT IIS THE V/ORUO UIKfe A DEMENTED COW| FOU? i MEOUOPAt HA?>CLOC>Eb Hift PLACE! rN�SLADOF�T-, THANK ^ VF'LU NOT H^AR FI^OM HIM ANY- r* NR.- UlCi4S- VOUtS FR\ENO DOOR* TO >fOO TO '^E-J C 0-0! Edmonton Basketballers Give Calgary A Proper Walloping Calgary has laade _so much noise ahout the provincial basketball cham-plonshlii that the basketball fans are sttU laughing up their sleeves over the walloping handed out Friday night by the Edmonton quintette to the Calgary tossors in the capital city. A lead of Tk! to L'8 is a hr;altUy enougli margin to hold Calgary lor a while, and they may now come down off their high horses a^d talk sense. Following Is the Calgarj- Herald account of the match, which was the first of a series of home and .home games between the two cities: "The Edmonton basketball team will journey to Calgary next Saturday with a lead.of :;5 points as a result of de-�^teating the strong Calgary aggrega- " tion on the local Y.M.C.A. flooi- laat night by u;{ to :!8. ."At half-time Kdmonton led 22 to 11. , 'file Edmonton team, which is the huskiest and best-conditioned tliat has ever represented" this city, was never in difficulties, and despite the confined area of the local gymnasium, at times pulled off some wonderful combination play.-f. They had the advantage over Calgar.v_ in weight and reach, . and while they played a strenuous game there was nothing approaching Toughness. ,Both teams suffered equally from personal fouls, Edmonton losing; two of their best men, Sfeven and Parny.-ln the second half, while Dingle and M'oore, of the Calgarlans, were also banished. The game was ex- � treraely well handled by the Edmonton officials, Wes Pattison and Jack Valentine, and they kept the players moving all the time.. Record Crowd. The largest crowd that ever witnes-eed a basket-ball game in Edmonton was in attendance and the number might iiave easily, been doubled had the gymnasium been able to aocomo-date more. While the lobal team was naturally favorites, Calgary was. not without Its supporters, so the good � plays of both line-ups were liberally applauded. As a curtain raiser to thft " chjimpiDnshlp game/(wo girls* basketr ball teams competed, the result:being H win for Commercial High School over Varsity All Stars by 21 to 13. During / the altteraQoti inter-clty garnqs were played in Bnglish billiards, chess, checkers, valley ball and handball, with the vis^ors carrying oft the lion's share or the honors. TJie Calgary volley ball team were ,. easy winners, the game being com-' paratively vjiew to EdmontoTi, who' ^ bad ihelr first workont on Tuesday " nlgbt. .In billiards' Hegler (Calgary) l�eat .McMiUlen (Edmoaton), and ^y. rVbomvaoii: (Edmonton) beat . Rob- rts(Calgary). In the doubles the . Galgary pair won by: one point, the final score .being 126 to 125.f - Calgary ,won both chess matches and JSdmon-.,'tou won both checker games, 'Wil-illamsoir defeating Pedon and John A. �aicDougall-winning from Irwin. C. *F.;coached'team played dho game of his 'life, John Crosier a't centre was particularly deadly, playing a hard, fast 'and dean gam?, that\ directly resulted In'S field basket.s and one converted foul. Purny lyjd English the, local forwards, worked like machinery, and no better exhibition of combined work has ever been seen on the- local floor than the passing game they played -in (;onjunctlon with John CroEier. Even a veteran guard like Bill Dingle was helpless agtfinst their dashing offense.'^JSngll.sh scored four field baskets and converted eight free throws, while Parny, who was ruled off when the second half had been in progress about fire minutes, scored two goals from the field and converted four, fouls. Hazelhurst, subbing for Parny, did good work, and added si.t points to the Edmonton total. Xobie Stevens never plaj'-od a better game on'the defense than last night, coniing oul^of nearly every mixup with thotball, and before being* ruled .off, managed to count four points. Ken Crozier worked, tis-slduously on the defense, as did Free-,raan, who replaced ..Stevens. Dobsou, Fish and Spence, a' � former Edmontoulun, did the best work for the visitors. Dobson was especially good on free throws, and during the game couverteil nine. Spence showed up to good advantage! in the second half, after Stevens had been placed on the sidelines. Dingle seemed unable to get going against his youngec- and faster opponents' " and did not seem sorry when the fourth personal foi'il was called on him. There was no i doubt that the best team won. ami on last night's form, and playing on "the . larger Calgary gymnasium,. Edmonton should win just as"' easily, as the .ibiggeT playing area will assist Ihclr fast and accurate passing and deadly work In the vicinity of the baskets. The game startc'd "proniptly onNime after both teams had ^Indulged in* a workont; English started the scoring and,. Fish evened up a few secoiulft la'ter. Dob-son converted a free, throw and VCftl-gary led. 3 to'2, and then.-. Dobson BARONS TAKE TWO OUT OF THREE, BUI Li THEM Millionaire Trundlers^Dld Some Great Rolling in Game , Here Saturday made It 4-2. Parnf. converted a?frp6 throw aqd duplicated a moment later, tying the score. Parny, scored^': from the field, and from this stage Calgary. WHS always in .the rear.Stevens made It ?-4, and then a double personal fojJl vWas called. Dobson 'iiot-tlng both throws; Parny scorsd twlco when Uingle and Spence fouled, and. John Crozier threw a field basket. Spence scored from .th9 fleldii and'Dobson from a tree throw, .makfl ing the score'l'>9. Ken Crozlar .added two point? and Dobson put a single in the Calgary column. . "Wlth^he score 14 to 10 time was takon out- and upon the resumiitlon of:. play, Bnglish and Parny' scored from thof leld Inside of a faw seconds, Dobson added a single and ' before halt time was called John Cro/.lcr and Kngllsh inereasAl the Edmonton Barons JliHloaaires invaded- the old burg Saturday night determined to oyercoiHe the lead of 70 pins piled up by the locals in the first game of the home-and-home series between tlie two to\VnB, but although they took two (Jut of three they failed by 43 pins to win the round. Lethbridg-g took the fira^ game Saturday night by 1)0 pin?, so that Ihoy went into the second with 160 leadjoii the round. In the second Barons step-,ped out and got back 63 of them and in the laf^t game they annexed 54 more. Barons did their best work In the last frame, piling- up !)20. In this game "iloore hit them for 216 and McDaniols for 202. Tommy Evau.s had high game with 2::4 in his first. Moore had high total with 'j'S. -The scores: Barons .. 15!) 161 ... 166 191 .. 140 172 . . 144 200 ... 19:)yl77 S04 901 Lethbrldgc Dickson...... , 193 146 Shover ...... 174 181 Irwin........ 156 169 Sloan ..... 147 Evans ..... 224 ^94  _ Some Great'Rolling ' ., ;Slapjack" JIcDariiels and Dickson engaged in a singles matctf^after the big game in which the'Barons trundler tore the cover off the pin's for (514. McDanlels had won by 10 pins at Barons a week ago�and he proceeded to add 112 for good measure.: He rolled 223 In l)oth his socond and third games, putting up one of the prettiest e_xlilbIt(ons of, the bowling art seen liere this winter. The scores'! . Dickson .....- .. 171. 158 173-502 TVICDaniels 168 223 22:j-614 Told Sandwich Vendor to Wait While He Did Rfellef Out?. This story illustrating the value of quick thinking is told of- King Cole when the .Michigan barber was twirling for the New^York Anicricans: Cole ordered a chicReu sandwich from a park vendor, wlio told him he was out of that brand but would get him oho. As the vendor -sturted to do so the New York manager ordered Cole to.>relieve the boxman in service. The Tigers had drlveii a couple of runs over, had two men on the bases and no one out when Cole got his wireless. ' . "Shall 1 cancel the order. King," asked the vendor. "Who is up for Detroltr' asked Cole. "Cobb, Crawford and Vench," replied Jloriarity. "Lei the order-ride," said Cole, "f will be back before you are ready to serve the sandwich." "'11 Cole had the right dope.^ Cobb singled, CrawfoVd dou!Red,aml Veach singled. Colo pitched elgh^ balls and then returned to his sandwich. ' ' ^ total by four. Score at the interval, 23^11. - y' . . j-  � Clear RMn-Away. ' Alter Dobson openefl Hie second halt by converting, ajfree" throw, 'EdmSnton falrly'..Tan over'tbe oppoiltlon.and hy Jjeautiful combination scored four field baskets in half as ' manyi^minutes, TheVBCof-ers were Parny, Siemens and John-Crozier, two, A fourth personal foul'was called on George Parny, who JUST A Shipment of PatcKes for \Ke Marvel Junior ' : Vulcanizer nattield .. Moore .. . McDanlels Stark .. .. Leedy .. .. 186 156 838 163- 483 216- 573 202- 514 163-^ 507 185- oo'! 929-2634 197- 536 195- 560 166- 491 154- 4S7 163- 543 875-2607 KING COLE was QUICK THINKER. R HEAVYIIGH 1 b Colorado Promoter Offers $100,-000 For Willard-Fulton Match .July 4.  St ijoU Motor THE HQUI FIFTH TREET 8bUTH !arlors LinSifed IfOF SERVICE ' I.ETHBRI6GE, ALTK w m (.had been playing magnificently and he was replaced by Hazelhurst. English Land Dobson converted free throws and 'Hazelhurst then broke Into the score summary with a field basket. John Crozier ralsgd the score to 35-14, Moore and Dingle were theit rulec^ off tor four personals, being replaced by Curie and Hanna, and after Joiin Crozier scored from the field a fourth fou'l was called on Noble Stevens and Freeman to'oljt" his place. Dobson aittled one �and Aloore scoi'ed from the fl'eld' f6llo\veii by a converted free throw-by English, score 38-17. From this point the score mounted rapidly,'_both defenses belhfj. somewhat disorganized by substltd-tlons. Fish counted/two and Englt3li'; caine back-'with-two-xonvertod fouls^' Spence netted a. nice.'basket from;the; floor and Dubson ttnd.Bngllsli the free; tlfl'oir stars came Into.xthe llmBllght: wlth^ couple apiece, making the tally,.' 42-24. Hazelhurst, subbing for Parnyi counted two field liask'ets- in saccesr ilon, ,and John Cro�zior made It ,48.24. Curie cou^itod two and English one and ,thBn John Cfozler waafouled^y Gurlei 'just while l\e\ was -acorlng, EngUsli netted; both;. free throws and, befpre. tUne, Kazelliurst cou;tted two and Dqb-Bon one. Fln^l ^core 53 to 28.jk-'> ,'' The lineup; '"'"^ Calgary (Z',\)~J. vSpence^',.lBIt for; wayd; O. Fish, . rlg^U;. forward; Moore iManna), centre; W., Dingle (.Curie),.right guard; .G.,Dobson, l��i guard. ' r '  ' Kjlmonton (53)-Parny (Hazelhurpt) loft forward; English, rlght.forwanl; J. Orozler, cenlrrf; Stevens (Freqma^Dr right guard; K. Crozier, left guard.'s-;. Heferee,. Wes PallIson| judge' flt play, Jack Valentine,:  ?y' Field baskets-Spence 2, G, Fish:-?, Dobson -i, Curie 1, Hanna 1, Bnglish 4, Parny 2, J, Crozier 8, Stevqns 3,>,K,� English 8, Parny 4. John Crozier l.\ :: Personal fouls-DInglo 4, ^tevent^ fifl Parny'4, Moore Half-time score-2241, fuvor of Edmonton, Final score;/B3-3had been knocked out under an assuii^ed name a few days ago'at Columbus, O. NEW PIRATE INFIELDER . VPlttsburg, Pa., Mar. 16.-Purchase Of vyilUam -MclCochnie, inflolder; from the Cincinnati National. League club under a? provisional.agreoment 'Was announced hero last night by Barney Dreyfups �president of the Pittsburg ^Nationals. WILL MATTY succeed?' : ..Tliis :will mark Mathewson's third cajnpaign as .leader erf the Cincinnati Reds, and fandom still Is wpnderjng whether he is going to4)e as successful as u manager-as he wa$!a^',-|)llcher. Matty.has had a rtlfillcul^ ass^lghnient, to bo liuro, in ReUlanrt, as kfi.toamload-ers before' him have hadi^ut he gave promI. Vulc4iu, JIarch 16.-A very novel and interesting mixed bonsplel was held hero during lost week and about twenty rinks wore entered. It was held under the auspices of the Red Cross society and proved a great suc-ceSB>- After nnicli excitement and exhibitions of-real curling the rinjt skipped by W. H. Grant was successful in winning tlie spiel. The bonsplel was the mean.'! of producing much enthusiasm In the Scotch pastime and It is the intention of the ladie.s to run a curling club by themselves next winter. The married ladles seem' to be the promoter.:! and w*eiK-next season rolls around It will be interesting to know how the kiddies will faro at home seeing that J Business Brisk. Business Is brlsU throughout  the town and thei>e seems to be a spirit o/ spring pervading the ,Vulcan atmos-. phere. ' ' � -. :, , Last night we hat! another of-.M. P. Butler's treats in the'form of a w're.^t-ling boiit between W'alter Anderson, champion of Saakatcfiewan, and Guy Sanson!, the ,145th marvel, hailing from the States. It might be mention- ed that this bout was the outcome' of the challenge, issued by Sonsom a couple of weeks nfeolomeet the winner of thc.Andersorfn'aylor match and OS was reported Anderson came out the winner. This man, Anderson is a go-getter nml has; a- T}baut.Jlul, action. Wc In this town W'ould like to see him on the -mat with some of the be'ltor known celebrities ns we are sure ho is a real Avresfler. The'iiiatch looked to be a walk-over for AiulcrsOn Inasmuch as ho had the advantage of weight by roughly 45 pounds. .Frbm a spectacular, point of view the bout was very tiring as neither man could gain a fall throughout the period p{ wrestling which lasted two hours-j�hd fftrty minutes. This man Sahsom Is certainly to be praised for the-valiant way he battled against superior weight. Anderson did not get Int'O: the good graces of the audience owing to the fact that he seemed afraid to mix It owing to the skill cf his opponent. the bout was- abiy governed by W. O. Torguson, and his ruling at times had to be of the strictest owing to a little feeling which crept In. . When the bout was called off Uoth men showed slgiBs'of the ordeal and Anderson then made a,statement to the effect that Sansom -ivas th-o "toughest" pppo; nent he had ever had, and the 'audience certainly agreed with him. Sansom has again ^challenged Anderson for a finished match, each man  to back hlrasclt for $500; two falls out of three and Winner taking all. This bout has been arranged for Wednesdayj April 10th, and will Be a hair-raiser. iWo had some splendid exhibitions of boxing-during the evening. Two :youngsters" started the proceedings. Gien,Jarrett and "iV^B JlcLean, the former,belng given the decision. . The next boift was between two local as-pingnts in Fred Snell and Sharp, tJie latter having Just a shade the bettor. The main feature of the boxing was between Kenneth Sharp of Vulcan and :Ka5^o Brennan of Lethbrldgc fame. It Avas .an easy thing for Brennan but it also opened our eyes to the fastest boxer-we'have sefen around here. He hm a beautiful action and is certainly a coming star. , We have some good. wrestling and boxing bouts being arranged and we offer an �invitation to our town to all '.sporting fans of Lethbrldgc aud> elsewhere. � Viriation of Only 32 Points in His Averages Through Eight Seasons in America � � > o �  �>' Brflth'. � ren. ' , , �  V fi> s c* 4 � � � � � Red Sox fans sliould find groat comfort In Stuffy McOinnls' Jjatting record since he has been - a major leaguer. The Red Sox can use such a consistent swatsmlth as .the former" .\Iackman, toy they have not been noted tor their punch iln late, years; . The remarkable feature aboutthe batting of McJnuis is Its uniformity. ' Stuffy became a regn-' larly erinployed,member of the Mack-men in IBll. andi, since then, the otJl-clal records show ,that lie hos clouted for a mark that, varied only 32 points.! in eight yeai-s. ;v ; ' , , Stuffy tltrico has passed the ..'SbO mark, getting,.321,in 1911, .;T27 In 1912 and -i324 in 1913., Slnce'then ho notched .314 in 1914,-and WlP, Slid thojfdi-lowing year ebbed'to .295, only,to get back Into "the - SBi' mm ;� � ' BURDETT VtJLCAI^ (From the Advocate.) A. R. Sclirng. who was secretary for the Victory AVar Loan campaign, informs the Ailvocale that the cheques for. the commission on the loan have arrived and that ho Is-butiy distributing them to all who took part in tho selling. Most of the money received in this way~will be donateQ to live Roil Cross society. 'Altogether there Is �~ sum of $995.00. In regard to the Victory Loan purchases, Vulcan stands high, for of the ' $201,000 purchased, only f250 has been allowed to lapse. Already thero is n high percentage of the purchuso paid up In full. . * ' I The Red Cross bonsplel pulled oft last week ,waB a success In every way. It i:alsed $109.55, $10 of .that being a donation from Mr. "W. B. Biitcharl, and gave everybody^a good time. On Friday nfternoMi, March 8tli, at the manse, Vulcan.'^Mr. Edwin It. Farnum, late of Bonne.r'8 Ferry, Idaho, .and well known In Vulcan, was united In marriage to Miss Ilelen\ V. Marks, ot Adrian, Washington, by / the Rev. A. R, Schrng, B.D., in the presence ot friends. The,young couple will take up their residence in the town, and are accorded the best wishes ot a wide circle ot frlendsf Mr. T. R. Farrand, who has been with Messrs. Marshall & Wilson for the past yei^r, has accepted a position \ylth. the C. B. ,Shlmp Real Estate CJompany, who \vlll open an office .it Lomond In connection with the Vulcan, office. Mr. Farrand will havo charge of the Iwomond office. Mr. S. Donaldson of Morse, Sask., has taken over the management of th"6 lAiltcd Grain Growers' elevator In town. He afrlved last week and took over the appointment on Saturday. Mr. Charters is going In for farming on his quarter section near Kirlt-caldy. � BOW ISLAND (From the .Time's.) ' ^ The nightly, vlgU undertaken by members of the Board of Trade at the' depot has now been ended. . They report as a result of their work during the ten nights they'have been on duty that ot all the trains passljig through only one failed to stop. This utterly disproves the statement made by. the railway officials. It has also been 'discovered,'or rather learned, that in 3 91G, there were 2054 tickets sold here with a revenue of ?6916;00. In 1917 i^tho number of tickets sold Increased to 2095 arid ;tho revenue was $85^9. The Board of Trade have now apparently something subiitantial to present to the C.^.R., and there Is. some-curiosity aroused now a^,to ho>* th6 railway company will'take It. Owing .to the faot that A. Waddell wps acting.in a legal,capacity foi;. N. F, Edliind, In an Insurance^tj-ial' at Milk River this we^k he, was unfortunately unable -to meet Harry Lauder, his old school-mate, at Leth'-bridge. �-� Hiwim > (From the Review.) The Council of the ruralapiunlclpal-Ity of Bow Island met la the council chamber. After numerous communications had been disposed pf, the Council took up with the representative of the Can-  dda ingot Iron. Culvert Co., -who jj-as present, the matter of purchasing, a load grader, and eventually an order was given to buy one. The Council next took up-the matter ot a. municipal lioipltal, the ReeVe (K. J. Henderson) giving an outline of the new legislation, and asking that concerted action be taken with af^ view to having somethlnB definite being done this year, i '__ , It was then moved that F. J. Hend.ir-son be appointed torcflresent the rural municipality ot Bow Island upon the hospital board. : Tlio district representative at Ken-ora of the ,Ontario department ot agriculture has setit,tho following report: i'Mavo "raised $1,100 by public .subscrlp-tioii to financp, a carload of brood sows to be distributed to,farmers and ^others." I(i Port Arthur the City Garden club. Is planning {o feed hogs next summer, , ,. Alberta Eidfet and Grill 4i; Fifth 8t. 8. V Opposite ORPHEUM THEATitE � 3till at the Old Stand -^-.t^-. � EVERYTHINQ FRESH AND ^ CLEAN .STRICTLY WHITE HELP ^ GEO. ADDISON . Pfipp. ' Phone 1827 Veedbl Tractor Oil Cut down your repair bill thi6 summer by using. * V'eedol Oil. The oil .that resists heal. BAAUM MOTOR CO. HOME OF THE CHEVROLET ^ACK OP UNION BANK ^ HARRY HOLMAN, ' , , M '''�V ;