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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta P '* T. SIX THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THURSDAY. MARCH 21. 1�J1� WHAT WILL YOJ HAVE TODA.'Y-'bis?? 1 WANT IT QUET A.N \ OCN'T WANT ANN OF ^OCR. HKVQ TONIC' ^7 ILL OET YOU NEVER HAD * SHAVE LIKE before i i you �a\d r k 1 > ALU RU5HT- L H r^y dear n\an - if YOU HADN'T WENT*ONtO >T �'D NEVER HAVE KWOWN �T WA^> A RAZOR/ --- w'-t>u --- I THOUGHT *T A �>AV \i . . . � J * . . . i- .> T - � u L �4i V 1 ! BASEBALL BOXING RACING HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING WORK STARTS ON LARGE SCALE ON Willard-Fulton to Sign Tuesday Offer $125,000 for Big Bout Chicago, Mar. 20.-Final articles of agreement for the world'* championship fight between Jets Wlll-ard and Fred Fuiton for July 4 will be signed here next Tuesday, according to an announcement made today after a conference between tha representatives of WII1-ard and Fulton at which the details of the fight were discussed. % "The terms and plans for the fight are satisfactory to me and the contract will be signed in Chi- cago next Tuesday," said Wlllard. "We expect at least three bids for the fight. At present I have no idea where the battle wiff be staged." There were present at today's meeting Willard and his manager, Col. J. O. Miller, and Mike Collins, manager for Fulton. I. H. Herk, a local theatrical manager, associated with William Koenig, announced he would offer $125,000 for the fight to be neld in Minneapolis. PITCHERS STILL A IX FOR HUGHEY \ field, especially in driving This Year No Exception-Team a Good Run Getter But Poor On Defense CBy Hugh Fullerton.) Tn military service, 6. Liable to immediate call, 3. Detroit's Tigers furnish one of the queerest problems of baseball. For year3 this team has scored from 38 j to 100* runs a season more than any ; other American club league. It aver-J ages usually between 4.5 and 5 runs5* per game, while the average American ; league club averages 4.1. It is the, greatest run manufacturing machine j in baseball and has been for many years-yet it cannot win. Ordinarily any manager of any league can get a strong defensive team but few ca*n get that extra punch and wallop that belongs to Detroit because the team' makes many runs, and as a rule, it is easier to.pitch for that kind of a team, because a pitcher can take chances, knowing that his team can make up runs even if the worst happens. Yet here is a team averaging 4.5 runs a game last year, which could not hold its opponents below an average of 4.7 runs per game, Can't Figure Pitchers. Jennings has admitted that he is not a judge of pitchers. He has had good pitchers and not achieved results from them. The team has been hit in a vital spot by the enlistment of Ehmke, who, in spite of his mediocre work last year, at least could beat Boston and who ougbt'to be much.better this season. Unless Detroit can get pitching that will reduce the average number of runs per game scored by opponents n cannot be counted as a permanent factor as, year by year, its run-making power is falling off. It probably will score 40 more runs this season than any other ciub in the league, but its punch is waning. Strong in Outfield. The team is very strong in the out- power; mediocre behind the bat, although better fortified this season than usual, and it needs some bracing on the first base side of the infield. There is a big chance that George Burns, who has proved a capable if not a great first baseman, will be in military ser-ice, and that event evidently is expected, since Dressen and EJIue are ready to grab the job, and Heilman might be brought in from the outfield. Young is not a great second baseman, but steady and reliable, and he is dangerous at bat and could be capably understudied by Bob Jones. The effort of the management, it Is evident from the dope, has been to fortify every position on the team against the possibility of the demands of the war taking away players at the critical moment. Detroit could lose one whole team and then put a respectable one on the field. The other effort has been the annual one of trying to develop winning pitchers. Jennings has decided to give his once great Harry Coveleskie a final chance to make good. He has Dauss, Erickson, Finneran, Herb Hall, Kallio, Polsen, Boland Cunningham, Carroll, Jones, and the Bills-James and Mitchell. Numerically he has plenty, hut in the light of past performances the aggregation does not look so strong. Jennings Missed Something. It would seem that Jennings lost a great opportunity during the whole-sale trading of the past winter in not swapping a lot of his excess talent, which cannot be used, for one strong pitc-her. There were several on the market. Given one strong arm who could pitch forty games and win close to thirty and the Tigers again would loom up with their annual challenge of the champions. It is a team that is very hard to dope correctly, as we will see when we reach- the figures, because of the fact that one strong winning pitcher, backed by the tremendous punch of the te?am, might change it from a second division club into a pennant runner up in a few weeks. There is not a sign among the newcomer^ of any such a development thus far, but it will pay us to watch the Tigers closely during the spring training. "Chuck" Wortman, Cub ehortstop, has been working in a Chicago haberdashery store since the close of the 191" season. lie rises to remark that Mr. Hollocher will have a real task on his hands when he tries to win the shortstop assignment. JUST RECEIVED A Shipment of Patches for the Marvel Junior canizer : * 9 Motor Parlors Limited THE HOUSE OP SERVICE FIFTH STREET 80UTH LETHBRIDGE, ALT A. BRENNAN OUTPOINTS Defeat Vancouver in First Game for Stanley Cup by Score 5-3 Calgary, .Mar. 21.-Frankie Brennan, of Detroit, outpointed Joe Grimm, at DrumheJler, last night in a ten-round no-decision bout. The American scrapper* showed superior form and ring generalship throughout the entire fight and in the sixth rapped Grimm a hard one on the jaw, bringing him to his knees. Toronto, Mar. 20.-In a rather listless exhibition, the Torontos, champions of the X. H. L.f defeated Vancouver, the Pacific coast title holders here tonight by 5 to 3 in the first game of the series for the professional hockey championship. Torontos led throughout, outscorlng Vancouver 4 to 2 in the first period. In the second frame each scored a goal. The game was played under ]\". II. L. rules, six-man hockev. GOWDY OVER THE TOP WITH RAINBOW DIVISION OF UNCLE SAM'S BOYS. Boston, March 21-Boston'3 legion of baseball fans was thrilled today when a message from the fighting front told how "Hank" Gowdy, famous (From Our Own Correspondftnt) CardBton, March 20.-Work is being started on a large scale at the Temple this coming weftk. A few of the plumbers are now at* work and if the good weather continues there will be added to each division all the men available. New Creameries. The new creameries are both making strides. The contract for the Cardston Creamery association was recently awarded to a Calgary firm and work is being rushed with all possible speed. This is the co-operative company which has done so much in the past for its patrons and wtyich though suffering the loss by fire of most of its plant last winter, ia again overcoming difficulties and placing at the service of the farmers one of the best plants in the province, including cold I storage. The contract is expected t^ ; be finished by May 1st, and the manager, Mr. Sylvester Low, advises that *% % 41* ? * *> V V HE'S ALRIGHT. V -f I've croaked 240 men; I've done nine stretches in the '"pen"; I've "borrowed" 1,900 horses-with me, such things are matters of courses. I've frisked 915 leathers, and burgled in many climes and weathers; I've dealt in the goods that are known as green, and tapped old ladies on the bean. I shoot off pistols that aren't loaded; I oft say "gosh" when I am goaded; I eat with my knife and rock the boat, and at stealing kids' candy I fairly gloat. I've forged 14S names; I've married 21S dames; set fire to 426 houses, and rustled thousands of other folks' cowses.  I've sold gold-bricks and lightening rods, de luxe editions, and heathen gods; I've voted twelve times in a single day-such things for me are but child's play. Ananias, I take it, had nothing on me; I could have taught Nero a thing or three; Jesse James was a tender, kind-hearted man -I've wrecked more trains than his whole clan. I run over people in my auto-mo-beel -the "soush" of their bodies I like to feel, and their dying groans sound sweet, so sweet, as I speed onward down the street. Yes, all these things, and more, and worse, I do-I even write bum verse- and yet, I ain't quite a hopeless dub. FOR I NKVEH KNOCK THK HOME BALL CLUB. and enlist as a private in Uncle Samuel's army, had gone over the top with the Rainbow Division in the first drive made by Pershing's forces since their participation in the European war. According to the despatch, he was among the front-rank troops that stormed the German trenches at Toul. Shortly after his enlistment in an Ohio Nationalj Guard unit; "Hank" was made corporal and then sergeant. cantile navies of the whole world, excluding the enemy, may be regarded as one. it will be noticed'that diagrams, records, facts, and' that nothing has been included in the nature of an estimate. It. would not be. correct to assume that the losses by submarine will continue to decreane or that the production of merchant vessels will continue to increase at the same rate of progress as is shown in the last few quarters, although a rapid and continuous increase in the output of merchant tonnage will inevitably follow the united efforts of all engaged in merchaut shipbuilding in this country. "On the subject of losses the admiralty disclaim any desire to prophesy about so uncertain a thing as war m its submarine phase. "The results of the last year have shown the ability of our seamen to get upon ed.ua! terms with the submarine menace and gradually to gain the upper hand. This result has been achieved in spite of an imperfect conduct of a new and barbarous method of warfare and of a scarcity of suitable material. Our material resources for this war are already improved and are being rapidly augmented while scientists are placing at our disposal means of offense and defense of which we have been in need. Subject to this technical device and to a warning that undue optimism is fatal, the admiralty considers that facts with regard to tonnage losses speak for themselves." ELDERLY MR. MATHEWSON TO PITCH OCCASIONALLY. Cincinnati, March 21.-Christopher Mathewson has aroused Cincinnati fans by warming up in practice at the Reds'' training camp down south. "Big Six" says that he doesn't Intend to pitch regularly this year, bur. that in cases of emergency he wants to be in condition to enter/the box. He seems to think that he can yet stand the strain of several innings now and then when he didin't use hia arm at all last season, but in practice this week lie has shown some of the old speed and curves. BROCK WON. Cleveland, Ohio, March 20. Brock of Cleveland had/a slight over Willie Jackson of New York, according to the majority of newspaper critics in a 10-round boxing bout here last night. The men weighed in at 1150 pounds., ringside. Brock forced the fighting in most of the rounds, landed the hardest blows and had Jackson bleeding in four rounds. In long range boxing Jackson landed the most blows. -.Matt! shade BARR1E COLTS FAILED TO LAND THE BACON. Barrie, Ont., March 20.-By the hardest kind of luck the Barrie Colts lost the O. H. A. junior championship to" DeLasalle of Toronto here last night. Though they woi| the game 5 to 4, they lost the round 8 to 10. In features of the game they had edge on the Irish, and on fact would have, apparently, finished round several goals to the back-stop of the Bostorf Braves, and !Gverythlng & working favorably to that the first player to give up a big salary j eml_ Pres. Edw. J. Wood and party re-r turned last week from the semi-annual to Frankburg, Champion, Starline. 'Claresholm, Pine Centre and Orton, the northern wards of the Alberta stake. The members of the party were Pres. Duce, Messrs.Z. W. Jacobs, W. H. Caldwell, G. E. Cannon, Thos Albleton and S. Williams, Mesdames Rose "Woolf, Ztna C. Brown and Lexie Burton* A very enjoyable time was reported by all who participated, and the wards, too, were never in a better condition. Red Cross Work. As the weather gets warmer everything expands and the work of the Cardston Red Cross society Is increasing as the days get longer and the spring opens up.' The last shipment of sewing to leave for headquarters consisted of 60S pieces, as follows: 150 pillow slips, 50 arm slings, 10 T bandages, so B.P. cover?, 4 pyjaraa suit3, 36 flannel binders, 100 cotton binders, 20 P.P. bags, 10 kit bags, 7 nurse aprons, 12 ' surgical gowns, 32 bed socks, 13 operating stockings, 45 M.T. bandages, 25 pairs socks, 9 day shirts. The enrolled members of the branch have now reached the respectable figure of 521 and are still coming in. The lady canvassers have passed the and are leaving the latter behind, now the weather is becoming better and warmer it will be easier for the country canvass. On Wednesday, March 27th, the amusement committee, which consists of the younger element of the society, is staging a concert, the details of which arc being1 kept particularly quiet as this is to be something new and entirely original, and is, at present, only spoken of in whispers. The public is on its tip toes with expectation. Building in town is active and both town and country real estate is moving and changing hands rapidly. The Hampshire Chapter of the I.O. D.E. Intends to hold a very swell flower show in the summer, and this, active society has other plans that will gradually evolve in -the future, for a full season's work is already laid out. I ahead and there ore some surprises in . store, the details of which will only he I given out by degrees. The prospects are for a very busy summer in all 'lines, and especially war work. FOR LIVESTOCK (CONTIVTTKD from PfiONT PaOB) ONE FIGHT A MONTH. It is said that Mike O'Dowd will be allowed to fight once a month while he is getting ready^ for the big fight "over j men there." He ia now a. private in one of | and (.he western training camps, but will be granted a three-day leave when he gets an important match in either St. Milwaukee. O'Dowd is a big with officers and men at camp. Paul or favorite training the A FAIR TAX of all the ice the good. > �> o O O ? v no GAME AT ARONS TONIGHT V V V Owing to the fact that some-of the boys cannot get away there will be no bowling game tonight at Harona. The series may be pulled off next'week. ? ? V ? Everyone Bear3 An Equal Share the Burden If you were to investigate the claims of those of your acquaintance who object to paying taxes you would find that in nine cases out of every ten the grievances rested on allegations of unfair assessment. The great majority of people dp not object to being taxed, so long ad they are convinced that everyone else in their class and circumstances is made to bear an equal burden. This passion for justice, is one of the chief characteristics of the Anglo-Saxon genius. H ban been the determining factor in the up-building of Britain's world empire. It has flamed forth as a torch to light, the true way at every critical period in.'the history of the 'United State.". And it is the solvent which has enabled the free peoples of the earth to present a common front to a common enemy, at this epoch-marking period in the World's history. The income war tax of the Dominion government is a logical outcome of this passion for fair play. It is based on the broad principle of ability to pay. Every unmarried person and every widow and widower without dependent children, in receipt of an income of $1,500 and over, and every other person, oh well as every money making organization in receipt of an income of $::,')0'i and over is liable to the tax. Moreover, tho tax is graduated In such a way that as the income increases above the limits set, the percentage >.o be p:iid u�e government in-creases in due proportion. in all lines of number but by the quality of its livestock." "I am very glad to say," proceeded the minister, "that the province of Alberta since the war began has made a very large increase in its livestock. In 1914 the number was 1,081,000, and the number in 1917 was calculated at 1,535,000 or an increase of very close on half a million cattle or nearly 50 per cent since the beginning of the war. That is a very satisfactory re suit, and 1 hope, and I know from the working of the cow bill last year it will be continued. By the act. we have been able to put into the hands of farmers livestock they would not have been able to obtain, but for it. "I am quite satisfied," commented the minister, "money could be loaned at a higher rate of interest in the province. I am very confident nothing can be of so much value (o the future of farming in Alberta than the getting of livestock into the hands of our farmers," he added, "ho was very pleased to find that the farmers in the southern country buying the last two years a great many first-class cattle and horses, and bringing into tlin province high class stock that would lay the foundation of successful farming for the future," The minister concluded by informing the house they had got the information from the head office of the Merchants Bank a day or two ago. They could now go alread for this year, and before the end of 1918 they would have been able* to put a million dollars worth of females into the hands of the struggling farmers, because these were the men who were the borrowers. pure Bred Bulls The department was arranging through the department of agriculture of the Dominion to secure purebred bulls. " ' These would help to improve the oommoj) cattle of the country, and place the farmers on a better breeding footing than they otherwise would. | r I PANIC (OosTixuKi^ from Front Paob> that he would not leave Russia until compelled to do so by force, when asked whather the American embassy would depart in view of the ratification of the German treaty by the congress of Soviets. Wholesale Murder Petrograd, March 21.- -(Mail and Empire cable-Wholesale murder is now the normal feature of Russian life. In the small town of Glukshow. in the government of Ghernigoff, 50o members of the local middle class were massacred in a single night. Details now come to hand of the latest massacres in Sinferopol and Sobasto-pol, are revealing beyond description. In Sebastopol for instance, the sailors decided to execute a general massacre in two streets inhabited by the most well-to-do people in the town. After the massacre the bodies were thrown into the sea. The widow of ono of the murdered men asked a diver to go down and bring up the body of lie:* husband. A few minutes after immersion the diver hurriedly pulled bis rope and was drawn to the surface, lie was in a state bordering on insanity and for a long time could only utter one word-"meeting." The bodies of ithe murdered men had been thrown into the sea with stones tied to their feetfand there "was a throng standing upright, swaying under the water. "Rip" Williams, for many years with the Washington club and last season with the Baltimore Orioles, may return to the American league this season to do utility work for the Cleveland Indians. Williams is a good first-baseman and can work behind the bat. "ARROW forni'fit COLLAR CLUETT. PEABODY & CO., Inc. MontMal Alberta Buffet, and Grill 411 Fifth St. S. Opposite ORPHEUM THEATRE Still at the Old Stand EVERYTHING FRESH AND CLEAN STRICTLY WHITE HELP GEO. ADDISON - PROP. Phone 1827 The Browns formerly wore well fixed in southpaw talent, perhaps too well fixed, with Plank, Koob, Hamilton, Weilman and sometimes Sisler. Now Jones Iirh two southpaws, Nick CuUop and Lefty Leificid. GIVING DETAILS (Continued fbow Front Paom> vital necessity of individual and united effort on their part to make good the losses caused by enemy submarines. "In the spring of 1917 the full menace of the submarine campaign was first disclosed. Since that date we have steadily increased our knowledge and ovir material resources for this* naval warfare. Three statements attached showing figures for the ited Kingdom and for the world. "Kirst, losses by enemy action marine risk, second, mercantile shipbuilding output, and third, enemy vessels captured and brought into service. World TonnaQe "The .situation should b# viewed ifrom the standpoint of the world's ton-na�e and iu thc*e ^roiaemi th* *wr- r Owners Sure and Visit March 26 and 27 are Un- and We will have an expert here on those dates from the Chevrolet factory to demonstrate the mechanical features of the Chevrolet car. He will answer ail questions and explain the working p^rts of the .Chevrolet car in detail. Be sure and call, don't forget the dates, March 26 and 27. BAALIM MOTOR HOME OF THE CHEVRQLET BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLMAN, Mflr. 66 76 ;