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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta "BRINGING UP FATHER" the lethbridge daily herald THUnSDAY. march: 21, 1918 By G. McManus WH^T WILL VOU HAVE TO0^Y�,l!?P I WANT �T QUET AN I DON'T WANT AN^ CF 'YOOR HA\R TONIC. rUL OET YOO NEVER MAO K SHAVE UtKl. ^OO SAID h5PWeTH�N THE ALU � THoikiHT �T' BASEBALL BOXFNG RACING SPORT WiUard-Fulton to Sign Tuesday Offer of $125,000 for Big Bout Chleaao, M�r. 20.-Final artlele* of agreement for the world'i championship fight between Jet* Will-ard and Fred Fulton for July 4 will be signed here next Tuesday, according to an announcement made today after a conference between the representatives of Will-ard and Fulton at which the detail* of the fight were ditcuaaed. � "The terms and plans for the fight are satisfactory to me and the contract will be signed In Chi- cago naxt Tuesday," said Wlilard. "W� expaet at least three bid* for the fight. At present I have no Idea where the battle will be staged." , There were present at today's meeting Wlilard and his manager. Cot. 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 held In Mlnneapolla. RS Defeat Vancouver in First Game for Stanley Cup by Score 5-3 DETROIT TIGERS' ' PITCHERSSTILLA NXFORHUGHEY This Year No Exception-Team a Good Run Getter But Poor On Defense If (By Hugh Fallerton.) In military service, 6. Liable to immediate call, 3. Detroit's Tigers lumlsh one of the queerest problems ot baeebaU. For years this team has scored from 38 to 100> runs a season more than any other American cliib league. It aver- ,__________,_________. . ages usually between 4.5 and 5 run^ a final chance to make good, per game, while the average American league club averages 4.1. It is the Createat run manufacturing machine In baseball and has been tor many jrears-yet it cannot win. , Ordinarily any manager ot any league can get a strong detensive team but few fiia get that extra punch and wallop that belongs to Detroit be- ause the tbam'makes many runs, and a rule, it is easier to.pitch for that kind ot a team, because ,a pitcher can take cjiances, knowing that his team can make up runs even If the wortt happens. Yet here is a team averaging -4.5 runs a game last year, which could not hold Its opponents below an average ot 4.7 runs per game. Cant Figure Pitcher*. Jennings has admitted that he is not ft Judge ot pitchers. He has had good pitchers and not achieved results from tbem.' The team has been hit In a vital apot by the enlistment of Ehmke, who. In spite ot his mediocre work last year, at least could-beat Boston and who ought to be much ^better this �eason. Unless Detroit can get pitching that will reduce the average, numbj^r qf runs per game scored by opponents it cannot be - counted as .a permanent factor as, year by year,_it.8 run-making power is falling oft. It p'robably will score 40 more runs this season than any other club In the league, but Its punch is waning. Strong In Outfield. The team Is very strong in the out- field, especially in driving power;' mediocre behind the bat, although better fortified this season than usual, and it needs some bracing on the tlrat base side ot the Infiald. There is a big chance that George Bums, who has proved a capable If not a great first baseman, will be In military ser-j Ice, and that event evidently is Bs-^ pected, since Dressen and ^ue are ready to grab the Job, and Hellman might be brought In Irom 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 ot the management, it is evident from the dope, has been to fortify every position on the team against the possibility ot the demands ot th� 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 ot trying to develop winning Pitchers. Jennings has decided to give his once great Harry Coveleskle "He has Dauas, �3rlck8on, Finneran, Herb Hail, Kalllo, Polsen, Boland Cunningham, Carroll, Jones, and the Bills-^James and Mitchell. Numerically he .has plenty, but In the light ot past performances the aggregation does not look so strong. Jennings Missed Something. It would seem that Jennings lost a great opportunity during the wholesale trading ot the past winter in not swapping a lot of his excess talent, which cannot be used, for one strong pitcher, 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 theU- annual challenge of .the champions. It is a team that Is very hatd to dope correctly, as we will see when we reach, the figures, becausp' of the fapt that one strong winning pitcher, backed by the tremendous punch of the, feam, might change It from a second jdtylslon club into a pennant, run nor' up Ih a few weeks." There' Is not a ^Ign among the newcomor^, ot any such a development thus' far,- but It will pay us to watch the Tigers closely during the spring training. HE'S ALRIGHT. Yes, all these things, and more, find worse, I do-I even write bum verse- and yet, I ain't-quite a. hopeless dub, FOR I NEVBH KNOCK THP HOMK BALL CLUB. . BROCK WON. Cleveland, Ohio, MarcH. 20.-Matt Brock of Cleveland had'a slight shade over Willie Jackson of New York, ac cording to the majority ot newspaper critics In a 10-round hoxing bout here last night. The men weighed In at 130 pounds, ringside, Brock forced the fighting In most ot tlie rounds, landed the hardest blows and had Jackson bleeding In, tour rounds, lii long range boxing Jackson landed the most blows. JUST RECEIVED A Shipment of Patches for the Marvel Junior : Vulcanizer : Calgary> Mar. 21.-Prankle Brennan, of Detroit, outpointed Joe Grlmmi at Drumheller, last night In a ten-round no-decislon 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. G'OWDY OVER THE TOP WITH RAINBOW DIVISION OF UNCLE SAM'S BOYS.  Boston, -March 21.-Boston's .legion ot baseball fans was thrilled today when a message' from the tigUtlns front told how "Hank" Gowdy, famous back-stop of the Bostotf graves, and the first player to give up a big salary 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 Oerinan trenches at Toul. Shortly, after his enlistmegit in an Ohio National, Guard unit," "Hank" was made corporal and then sergeant; 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, but that in cases ot 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 dldln't use his arm at all la^t season, but in practice this week lie has shown some ot the old speed and curves. ONE PIGHT A MONTH. It is said that Mike O'Dowd will be allowed to fight once a month while he is getting readjr^fov the big tight "over there." He is now a private in one ot the western training camps, but will' be granted a three-day leave when he gets an important match' In either St. Paul or Milwaukee. O'Dowd is a big favorite with officers and men at the training camp. , -.- -------� . e A FAIR TAX BARRIE COLTS FAILED TO,LAND, THE %AC6N. Barrle, Ont., Maroh'20.-^By the hardest kind ot luck the Barrle Colts lost the O. H. A. Junior championship to' DeLasalle of Toronto here last night. Though they won the game 6 to 4, they lost the round 8 to 10. In all features ot the game they had the edge on the Irish, f nd on fa'bt' I^o would have, apparently, finished the round several goals to the,good. Bijou Mbfor Parlors Limited THE HOUSE OF SERVICE � NO GAME AT . ? BARONS TONIGHT ? -: . � Owing to ..tho fapt tUat Borae- > of the boys cannot get, away ? there will be no bowling game tonight at Barons.- Tlie series may bo pulled oft next week. 0 l(r �  *      Everyone Bears An Equ�i Share of the Burdei^ ' It you were to Investigi^te the claims of those ot your acquaintaqce - "who object to paying taxes you would find that in nine cases out eft'every t.en thp grievances rested on allegations of unfair assessment. The greatmajority of people dp not object.to being taxed, BO longi-as they are convinced that everyone seise in their class and circumstances is made to bear an equiil burden. This passion for Justice, lB,oncS of the chief characterlBlIcs of the Anglo-Saxon genius. 'It has been the determining factor In the up-buUdlng of Britain's worI'd empire. Uh'as flamed forth as a torch to light this'true way at every critical period In/tha histofy of the United States; And U Is tlje solvent'which has enabled the tr^e peoples of the earth to present a com. nion front to a common enemy, at this epoch-marking pejrlod In-the Worl�|'� history. H ' - .,v'-r,i The Income war tax of the fiominlon government Is a logical outcome of this passion for fair play. It Is bMod on the broad principle of abUJty 19 pay. Bvory unmurrlod person and every widow and widgwer without de-. pendent children. In receipt otlah Income of ?1,500 and over,' and every other person, as well as every money making organization In receipt of an Income of ?3,000 and over is liable to the tax. Moreover, tho tax Is graduated In such a way that as the Income Inoreasoa abovo the limits set, the-Mr-centage-'l.o bo paid the government in-creases In due proportion. � '' > �--_-,* ' The Drowns formerly weie well flxQd In aouthpavf talent, perhaps too.well; fixed, with Plank, Koqb, Hamilton, Wollman and somatlmes Slsler. , Now Jones has two southpaws, Nick Cuttop and Lolty Lelfloia. , LARGE SCALE ON CARDSTON TEMPLE (From Our Own Cofrescondnnt) ' Cardston, March 20,-Work Is being started on a large scale at the Terapio this coming wdfck. A few of the plumbers are now atr 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 ha-s done so much in the past for Us patrons and which though suffering the loss by fire 'of most of its plant last winter, is again overcoming difficulties and placing at the service ot the farmers one of the best plants In the province, including cold storage. The contract la expected to be finished by May 1st, and the manager, Mr. Sylvester Low, advises that everything Is working favorably to that end. Pres. Edw. J, Wood and party re-tilrned last week from tho semi-annual to Frankburg, Champion, Starllne, Claresholm, Pine Centre and Orton, the northern wards of the Alberta stake. The mem'^srs ot the party were Pres.-Duce, Messrs.Z. W. Jacobs, W. H. Caldwell, O. B. Cahnon, Thos Alblston and S. Williams, Meadaraes Rose Woolf, Zlna C. Brown and Lexle Burtonj 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 tor headquarters consisted of 608 pieces, as follows: 150 pillow slips, 50 arm slings, 10 T bandages, 80 B.P. covers, 4 pyjaraa suits, 36 flannel binders, 100 cotton binders, 20 P.P. bags, 10 kit bags, 7 nurse aprons, 12 | surgical gowns, 32 bed socks, 18 operating stockings, 45 M.T. bandages, 25 pairs socks, 9 day shirts. The enrolled members ot the hranch have now reached the respectable figure of 521 and are still coming In. The lady canvassers have passed the men and are leaving the latter behind, and now the weather la becoming bet ter'and warmer It will be easier for the country canvass. On Wednesday, March 27th, the anuisement committee, which consists 01 the younger ele ment of the society, Is staging a con cert, the details of which aro being kept particularly quiet as this Is to-be something aiew and entirely original, and Is, at present, only spoken ot In whispers. The public is on Its tip toes" with expfectittloij. r Building In town Is active and both town and country real estate Is mov Ips and changing hands rapidly, ; The Hampshire Chapter of tho I.O. p.B. intends to hold a very swell flower show in tho sumjner, and this, actfve society has other plans that >vlll gradually evolve In .t"ho future, for a full season's work Is" already laid -out ahead and there are some surprises,In store, the details of which will only bo given out by degree's. The profjpobts are tor a very busy summer In 'all 'linos, and ogpoclally In all lines of war, work. ' ' , , , cantlle navies of the whole wbrld, excluding the enemy, may be regarded as one. U will be noticed' that diagrams, records, facts, and/that nothing has been included in the nature of an ea-timajte. It-would not be. correct to afi-sume that the' losses by submarine AvIU continue to decrease or that tlie production of merchant vessels will couj tinue 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 inevjtably. follow the united efforts of all engaged in merchant shipbuilding in. this country. "On' the subject ot losses the admlr-^ ally distilalm any desire to prophesy about bo -uncertain a 'thing as war m its submarine phase. "The results of the last year have shown (he ability of our seamen to get upon equal terms with tho submarine menace and gradually to gain the upper hand. This result has boon achieved In spite ot an Imperfect conduct ot a ne>y and barbarous method ot warfare and of n scarcity ot suitable ma^ terlal. Our material resources for this war are already Improved and aro being rapidly augmented while sclentLsta are placing at our disposal means .it 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 tacts with regard to tonnage losses speak for themselves.'' MILLION MORE FOR LIVESTOCK (CONTIiOIBD fhou FnONT PaOI) (CfiNTiNtiFi^ rnoM FnoNT Pao�> that he would not leave Russia until compelled to do so by force,' when asked whather tho American embassy would depart in view of the ratification ot the German treaty by the congress of Soviets. Wholesale Murder Potrograd, March 21.-(Mali and Empire cable-rWholcsale murder Is now tho normal feature of Russian life. In the small town ot Glukshow, In tho government ot Ghernlgoff, 500 members of the local middle class were massacred in a single night. Ue-talls now come to hand of the latest massacres in Sinferopol and Sebasto-pol, are revealing beyond description. In Sebastopol for instance, the sailors decided to execute a general massacre In two streets (nhabitod by the most well-to-do people In the town. After tho massacre the. bodies were-thrown Into the sea. The widow of ono ot the murdered men asked a diver to go down and bring up tho body of iier husband. A few minutes after immersion tho diver hurriedly pulled hi.s rope and was drawn to the surface. Ho was in a state bordering on Inaon-ity and for a long time could only utter one word-"mooting." The bodies of .the murdered men had been thrown into "the sea, wlth'stoues llnd to their foetfand thtero'wiis a throng; standing upright, swaying under the water. BRITISH GOVT. (CONTINUBD frou FCOMT PAOI) number but by the quality of Its livestock."-�� "I am very glad to say," proceeded the minister, "that the provlpde ot 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 ot 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 I hope, and 1 know from the working ot the cow bill last year It win, bo continued. 1 By the act we have been able to put into the hands of farmers livestock they would not have been able to obtajn. bat tor 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 ot so much value to the future ot farming In Alberta than the getting of livestock Into tho hands of our tarmers," he.,added, "ho was very pleased to find tJiat the farmers in tho southern, country buying the last two years a great, many flrst-cIass cattle and horses, (indbHtiging Into the province hlgh*cla&8;stock that would lay tho foundation-of successful fai-mlng tpr the f^turo.S'^sf'i " The minister ^concluded by Intorm-ihg the-U'puse,. they had got'tho Information from the \ heftd office ot tho Merchant^ Bank - ft,'day or two ago. They could nqw.'gp,�li*ad for this year, and before the pud ojj 1918 they would have been d1)le* to put a million dollars worth of, females Into the hands of the struggling farmers, because these were the men wjio were the borrowers. > .'f ure- Bred Bulls The department was arranging through the department of agriculture of tho Dominion io secure purebred bulls. ' . ....... . . _ � . : . These would help .to Improve the commei) vattio ot t|ie country,' :and pluco tho farmprs pn a better breeding footing than they othertviae would. "Rip" Williams, for many years wltii the Washington club and la^t season with thi Baltimore Orioles, may return to the American league this season to do utility work for the Cleveland Indians. Williams Is a good flrst-ba.se-nian and can work behind the bat. ARROW fornvfit COILAR CLU ETT, PEABODY k CO., Inc. Moatnd Alberta Buffet and Grill 411 Fifth St. 8. Opposite ORPHEUM THEATRE StiU at the Old Stand EVERYTHING FRESH AND ^ CLEAN STRICTLY WHITE HELP GEO. ADDISON  PROP. Phone 1827 i* t^e vital necesBlty of Individual and united effort on their part to make gqod tho losses caused by enemy submarines. "In the spring ot 1917 the full menace ot the submarine campaign was first diBcloBod. Since that date wo have Btoadlly increased our knowledge and ,oHr material resources for Ui1b�1 naval warfare. Three statemonts are attached showing figures tor tho United-Kingdom and for tho worldi "First, losses by enemy action and marine risk, second, mercantile .shipbuilding output, and third, enemy, vessels captured and brought Into service, dWorld Tonnage situation should b� viewed e standpoint ot the woild's ton-and ia Uie�� i^roblcsM, tll� smi-', /All Car Owners Be Suire and Pay Us A Visit on March 26 and 27 W? wUl have an expert here on those dates from the Chevrolet factory to demonstrate the mechanical features of the Chevrolet car. He will answer nil questions and explain the working parts ef the ,C|ie)Vi:olet car In detail. Be siire and call, don't forget the datsjt,; March 26 and 27. BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOME OF THE CHEyR9LET, BACK, OP Ur^lON BANK 'HARRY HOLMAN, Mar. 7173564 5926 ;