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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 \ ,-(,i/j.it>-i,.^t,l!i pXge six THE' LETHBRID6B 4)aILY HERALD MONDAY, MARCH 26,1918 "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G.;McMaiiijs ON SERIES Took Saturday Night's Stanley Cup Game From Toronto By 6 to 4 .1. ' Toronto, March 23.-By a score of 6 to 4 Vancouver defeated Toronto in the tecond game of the ' Stanley Cup sericc tonight, show-, Ing a mariced auperiority over the N.H.L. champions on the play throughout. The game was played under western rules and the losers were manifestly liandicap-ped. They displayed little system' and -th'eir rushes were of individual variety while the winners . combined neatly at all times. The majority of their scores were earned and but for the cruel and deliberate /ough play in the final session, / Vancouver would probably have wen furtticr goals. When the Blues realited that they were in for a beating they cast all decency aside and gave the visitors a rough passage., Taylor was a marked man and finally ha was compelled to. retire by-a vicious slash on the arm from Frank Ran- -dall'a stick. The latter was the "bad actor" of the' game, drawing three penalties, two of 'a - major variety. Mummery ran him a close sscond in this respect, his work' being so crude that even th'e home fans heated him. For the greater part of the last period.the Toron-tes were playing short-handed owing to penalties. The score: PIrot period-Vancouver 1, To-'^^ : ^ronto 1. Second period-Vancouver 4, Toronto 2. Third period-Vancouver 6, Toronto 4. . I^OR BARONS R^D CROSS. (From bur Own Correspondent) i ' Barons. March .23.--On Saturday rvvenine, March 16th, the girls of the ."T.C.O.C." s'erTed a St. Patrick's tea fin the theatre bulldjng, Immediately �tter thoi shovr.' The tea room was .'.tastefully arranged and decorated In ' fthe appropriate Paddy colors,: and a 'dainty menu bt Bmerald Isl^ sand-.wiches, shamrock cookies, Paddy xake and dish o'tae was relished by the .theatre goers. The members'of the dub, apting as waitresses, ware adorned in green and white to carry out the color scheme. The Barons orchestra tumiahed eX' cellent music during the spread. The proceeds, which will go to the Ked Cross fund, amounted, owing to 'the liberal donations o( the cltlxens, to 132.00. \ . - (By Chick Evans, Jr.) In my \\oia& city we are jeceivlng our first hint of spring, and aprlng stirs something in the golfer's blood that transforms his whole existence. Xot long ago after some busy hours In my office I stepped outside just as one of those early spri^elilce days was drawing to a close. As I walked briskly along I could not help comparing the energj'ztng/ozone 1 was breathing with the dull, repressed air ot the office, and the little breath of mild outaido air'sent my thoughts travelling golfward. Of course, 1 had thought of golf,from time to time throughout the winter, but not in the playing sense. I began at once to recall -where I bad put my old clubs, and when I went home that night I looked up one of my favorites and swung it out in the garden in the cool darkness 'of tSe evening air. I soon found myself puffing a little, and if anyone had hinted at that moment that' golf does not exercise the muscles 1 should have disagreei with him, . . The prevention of that early spring soreness of muscles is indoor golf during the winter, but as I neglected to take this remedy during the past cold season, I.^hall be obliged to get back gradually upon my game. Of course, we shall have snow again, and cold, snaps, but every little while thebe springlike days will come back at closer and closer inten-als, with soft breezes carrying promises of green fair�-ayB, budding trees and putting greens shining forth like circlets of �emerald. �yVe had almost forgotten what the white tee boxes looked like, for there^ was no coutriast in the snow, but when tlie summer comes the goU course is a very colorful spectacle; red-roofed clubhouse shadowed by heavily foliag-ed trees, andisurrounded by brilliant flowers. "Stretching out "before it the course, clottTed' in the brightest green anddotted with gay flags and shining white tee boxe^: and-the dresses of the ladies add another charming and distinctive note. .Tust a few breaths of air from the south in March and we see it again., , . V Bach c spring the golfer ..hopes tliat his Bucqessful'year lias dawned. He begins':tbe season expecting to discover the magic thing which will-re-volutlonize his.golf and send hlih wheeling .among the stars. This year, his driver will iend l)ia ball far and straight and sure; hii^ironi will land it vriUiln a certain, carefully aalected, chairming area,' and his trusty putter will drop it into the cup. Somewhere he will learn the secret. Oii* day he wiU have it no^' and ah-ather day it will be his. After years of painful practice of. stance, of grip, of awing, he captures, suddenly the rhjrthm ot them all. iBasily he takes his stance, and his club sweeps' back, and up and-mown again and the ball speeds Iji arrowy-flight through the blue. :, ..-...�>-.%:,'. This la the gblfer'a dream in springtime, aindrbope lives eternal because breams do come true. (Practice and persaverance do transmute them into the golf of /eality. Sometime, why not this year, the secret ot rhythm and relaxation may be yours. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Barbadoes Demon Does Not Now Resemble Famous Fighting Machine St. John, N. B., March 25.-In the murky forecastle of a' transatlantic tramp at West St. John, a reporter found Joe Walcott, the famous Barbadoes demon, and/one-time 'welterweight champion boxer of the world. The feet that has so often been encased in ring sneakers were now covered with heavy flreroom boots, for Walcott has forsaken the ring and is nov/ a fireman on the freighter. Dressed in a dingy dungaree with a sooty bit of toweling tied about his neck, the Barbadoes Demon did not resemble very.'much the great fighting machine he once 'wasi "I guess lam out of. thel game to stay all right," ha said, as he shrugged his massive shoulder's, the only physical evidence' that remained of his once gigantic strength^ "It was a good game, to be sure, but it looks better than it is. You see, I am pretty comfortable here," he continued, as he raised the tin cup to his IJjps with a sreat gnarled fist that' had landed Tuany a^Jtnockout blow. "I'm not one to run down the boys in the fighting game, biU I've found since I left there are friends \vhen" you are flusk and other friends''ivben you are broke, and the first'bunch are the most numerous!" Walcott is-an old man now,, not old in years, for ho. is only forty-tlve, but old because of the physical strain which he endured whHe ii\ tUe ring. "Ye^, I broke that on \My8terious 'Billy Smith, .and ha ,was sure some scrapper," SValcott said, as he. held up a hand deformed and broken. . ^ "Perhaps Mysterious' jBllly . Sn>ith and I fought ofteper and \were more fully matched in otir .prime than any other two men iB-the w^ltar.^elght �division, and the fans of'the old'days will remember that we never passed up an opportunity of ^meeting'.one another." ,^ �  i Joe Is still the good-natured philosophic negro, as .'was shown wlien he said: "I have got good otlicers, I get enough' to eat andv good' pay,. so why should I, even though 1 once held the welterweight title,: be quarreling with'my. lot." * It was not until Walcott reached this port that he learned of the death ot his old friend, 'Jo(in. L. Sullivan Bring YourRepairWorkin Now Before the Spring r Riish Begins '' Fjr8tey .. Shover filoan . Svans . Hatfield Mdore . Iv?rson ... ... 120 816 145 1S6 165. McDaniels ....... 14ff Stark ........... 180, 116 142 HI 169 726 195 'iCl 151^ loa 160 178-502 . . .-230 118-T-118 177-470 151-r-490 178-528 802 2344 164-504 169-516 176-492 173-479 189-529 825 822 873 2520 TURNER DEPENDABLE FIELDER. Old Not Make an Error on Cleveland Field Las^Season. When Frankie B^epnan liltets Billy Miller in a welterweight-bout at Vulcan, A!ta.,*'Dj/iAprll 1,she yiUX :not ^be going up agaTiist any esDy plo^infs, for thlH n result ot'his ;Wl4e scope ot,experienc�k-Je can deal out the blows and block the.pasaea In fine Btyia. Before coming to Calgary Miller, held the welterweight champlonihlp ot eastern Canada, He tried to get a decision, match with . 'Andy' Russell, welterweight obampion o(r Aibarta,'on several occasions, ibtit ^tba'ttwo'"''inen (atiled to come togetntr, In -aiiything other than exhibUlDii. ibouts. VMimr showed up to irearjtt4VanUga In^^th of these fights, and >ras tuUy contldeat that he cpuld have-wirested Iba But it was. not so, with Turner. . He'Slipped into onev.of his old positions shd fielded as'safely as'though he had been In the llne-up regularly. , COLLINS 18 HARD TO PITCH TOi B. Trowbridge Collins^ otherwise known as "Eddie," is the Hardest man to pitch to in the American league. ' in other wx>rdo, Collins'is .the most conservative batsman in the Junior circuit. Unlike many'* batters, ; Collins dolBs opt take a step, to tbeiplate-def termlnod to hit a certain .ball unless he has orders to do so.. > He makes every pitcher work,: the limit., He does not strike, atbad'balls, and tor this reason takes a pitcher with good control to keep: liim oft the bases. / During the season'.^f 1917 XoUins drew S9 bases on balls'. The'.tlKures show thati he struck out but 1� times all summer, and in addition: to the many free passes ho'.got, b* stal^ &8 bases. This made a.total ot 143 bases accounted for by Collins .without ,hav: ing hit the ball safely to gist them; And this is why a player IIKedplllns is: so miich moro. v�luahle that.; the, player who knocks Ut� Isnce down iaaw s�d then. (From Our Own CorrMportilent) Bow Island, March 23.-TThd Red Cross society is most apprpciaiive ot the spleihdid and generous contribution 'of |90 recently received from Mayor Jamieson and Mr. R. S. Beattie., Realising, the particular'desire of the local bra'nch for the installation, of machines in the work shop and believing that the work of this noble unit could be more efficiently and expeditiously accompUahed-by their presence, these two patriotic citizens are receiving the grateful thoughts gi every worker for their liberal donation. With machines to facilitate tlie work we have undertaken we feel justified iii appealing for new workers. The Red Cross is now faced with the prospect of more and harder work than they have ever had before and also the great need ot funds. Out of justice to ourselves and the boys who have gone Into the fray^let us keep the needs of the Red Cross society por-sTstently before the public, that we may go successfully forward toward the great ends which we have undertaken to accomplish. Friends will indeed be sorry to learn of the serious Illness of the Infant of Mr; and Mrs. Walter Schonert. We regret to stote Mr. R. Dodds had the misfoHune to lose another, valuable horse at his farm last weekr Mr. Dodds has lost three during the last two months. I �Mrs, E. E. Thompson, First avenue, has returned home after a visit with relatives in Calgary. Mr. v., Shaw of Cardston was'visiting here on Thursday. Mr. M. C.'Harrington returned from Lethbridge on Monday. ' W. D. Plerco of Calgary spent Wed-ne.iday In- town. . Miss Laverne Murphy is at present the guest of Mrs. A, Garrison. Mr. \Vm. Stevenson was a weekend guest at^he Reld ranch. M.-. fLfB. Boattle spent the weekend with his family here. Mr. Kersteln of the Union bank staff left on Friday for Winnipeg. Friends ot Mrs. Gidden, First avenue, will be^glail to know she is again enjoying good health. Mrs. Whitefleld was a visitor here on Saturday. . "Mr. P. McCoy of Taber spent AVed-nesday In town. i Mr. Firth,.of the B.N.A. staff, left on Friday for Calgary where he remained over the weok-enil The many friends of .Mr. Swansdii, who has been confined In the Medicine Hat hospital for some time, \wlll be glad to 14arn he Is now at his hom^ and expects to be physically able to resume his duties at an early date. Mr. N. W^^allwork spent the week-end in town. Mr. Ohrlsteson has sold his farm and expects to leave shortly for the States, Mr. M. Kennedy of Lethbridge was a guest here on Wednesday. Mrs, W. J. Oliver, Herbert. street, will be a tea hastess next Tuesday afternoon. , Mrril, Sargent ot Calgary was in town on Wednesday. , : Mr. 13rlo Ivorson of Prospy has returned home after spending some time with his son in North Dakota. Mr, J. Pollltt has returned home from Calgary. TUe^'Altar society of St. Michael's church was delightfully ontertalpert at the home of Mrs. A. L. Dulmage, Loucks street, on Thursday afternoon. Mr. Cullon.of the C.P.R., is at pro-sent' Visiting relatives in Toronto. . Mrs. Hurlbjirt, Herber street. Is at present staying with her daughter, Mrs. Byfini, who wo regret to state is 111,. nr. Steele, Chevrolet export, has been In town since Monday demonstrating at the Wllmot-Hendorson garage.- ) : .Mrs. O'Brien, Who has been the guest of her daughter, ^ Mrs. Fred Moerke, for the past few raontbs, left last week for Bottineau, N. Dakota; where she Will remain the guest of her son during the summer months. She was accompanied us far as Medicine Hat by her daughter, Mrs. Moerke, Mr. and Mrs, J. Funk of Pleasant View visited friends here oii Wednesday. � Friends In ttis district will regret to learn ot tli,e conflnodient ot both Mr. and Mrs. FredCie Smith In the hospital a( Lethbridge. Mrs.-A. B. sTmitb, Herber. street, visited them laslT week Vind rulMM wltlit the rj>4;iaran who will remain with them until their parents recover. The ladles aid'of the United church are to be entertained op April 4th at the home ot Mrs. Robert H. Robertson, Olqulst stroat. Mrs. S. G. .Tamleson has as her guest Mia? Slater of Taber. Mr. and Mrs. John Lee have reached home after visiting friends at Kellogg, Minn. Mr. K. Rogers of Medicine Hat U'as a visitor here on Wednesday. Grand The local order of the Rebeknh lodge are preparing for a grand ball in the I.O.O.F. hall on the evenliig ot ISaster Monday. A delightful evening is assured all those who'pian attendance, the music b'elng furnished by an augmented orche�ra. Refreshments will be in charge oC the ladles ot the Red^Crosa society, so their excellence Is assured. '- i Mr. and Mrs. Lee Ewlug, Bow avenue, expect to move at an early date as they have rented the � house situated on the Bropby farm adjoining) town. . Mr. and Mrs. Morris Rygg of Burdett possed through enrbute to Medicine/ Hat on Monday. Owipg to the washout east ot town they were able to seize ihe opportunity afforded them ot calling on their frlends.hcre. Mr. A. E., Kendall ot.Brophy. who held a sale of his farm stock and im-['plements on Thursday last, loaves in a tow days for Oregon -where ho will In future reside. ' . , Mrs. S. Y. Hurst spent a couple of |.S. Seattle returned on Thursday from a trip to Medicine lint. Mr. G. E. Cooper ot 'Vancouver passed through town on Friday. Lester Avey of Foremost was up on Saturday renewing acauaintances. Miss Shilth ot the Bar V< school was tho guest of Mrs. Geo. Wares over tho week-end. Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Werts, Olnuist street, hs.vo returned home after attending tho Orange lodge in Calgary. MlB8 L. Parks, who recently arrived from Toronto, has assumed the duties of assistant iu the local post office. Mr. Thomas Walker of Foremost spent Friday in town. \ Jlrs. Oliver, Herber street, was the delightful hostess of a charming tea party on Friday afternoon. ^. W. A. Moore of Medicine Hat spent Tuesday here. Mr. and Jlrs. Louis Carlson enter-, talncd during the dinner hour on Wednesday. Covers were laid for twenty. The happy gathering was id cclebrn-tion ot tho reaching of another mile-atone on life's Journey Wednesday and the ninny guests added the hope that there will be "many happy-returns." Mr. M. Praser, ot Edmonton, was a visitor here oa Thesday. Jlr. W. F. Henderson, Broadway, was a hostess during the tea hour on Saturday. Mr. and Mr.s. W. .J. Currio have returned honie from a trip to Calgary. Mr. Bert Colthorp held a 8a\e of his farm stock and implements at his farm on Thursday. We understand good prices were realized on everything. Mr. T. W. Dyer spent the toro part of the week in this vicinity se'curlnK signers iter the petition circulated by the Bible Students of this .district. CELLARS FOR SPRWG Alberta Buffet and Grill , � 411 Fifth,St. S. Opposite ORPHEUM tHEATRE Still at the Old^tuid EyBRYTHING FRESH CLEAN AND STRICTLY WHITE HELP QEO. ADDISON  PROP. I Phone l^ar , ALL CAR OWNERS- ^ Ble Sure and pay us a visit on March 26th ands27th The factory expcirts will he here on th^se dates . to demonstrate the mechanical features of the Chev*-rolet cars. , j^very one interested in cars will be welcome. Bil^ALIM MOTOR CO.- HOMB'OP THE CHByRbLCT BACK Of UNION BANK ''HARRY HOLMl 4ByRe Mar. 419 95 ;