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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE- LETHBWIDGte' DAILt HERALD SATURDAY, MARCH iW, 1018 "BRINGING UP FATHER" -'. a-- /mtasito:.' By G. McManus - �: i want^ WHM50E "YE. tovoo '-) >l K*D A ve, won't have the other kind. Neither will vfit rush repairs at. ,the expense of your car. .* % Bijou Motor Parlors Limited THE HOUSE OF SERVICE FIFTH STREET SOUTH LETHBRIDGE, ALT* Sid Mercer in the New York Evening Globe thus recounts a discussion by Mike. Donlin, of the good old days of baseball: "And that reminds me," Mike interrupted himself, "that Johnny Evers said something the otherrday when he declared that baseball had loBt some of its grip, oh'the public because "the players no longer paraded through city streets and appeared in uniform only on the field. I agree with Johnny.- "It required considerable agility, to dodge the brickbats, then, but we always managed to escape with our lives. McGraw's old championship team ot 1904 and 1905 seldom got in or out of Chicago, St,: Louis, .Pitts burg of Philadelphia without a light. Circus Attraction. ��;s "After we won-the world's championship from the Athletics in 1905, John T. Brush made us a circus attraction. "Visiting teams always put on their uniforms at-their hotel and usually rode out to the ball orchard in 'busses. Brush made us put on a lot ot dog,*but he-thereby*'subjected us to some awful risks. He bad a' couple of huge yellow, horse blankets made withs the words 'World's Champion' in black appearing on this ^bright background. You 'coald 'see us coming for blocks, and' you could also hear us when the "angry mobs, chased us, ' .  '-.�.''":��, - Expert Brickbat Dodgers. "In. each city, instead of riding in 'busses, we paraded'iii ;open carriages, four-men in .uniform- to a-carriage. We often rode through rough'neighborhoods thus. attir'ed,i and we-were great targets for :the Irish confetti tossers. I got so. I could feel a brick coming ,wheri I couldn't see it.'--'/"They, hated us in Chicago. The newspapers pointed out that we were as yellow as our horse blankets. The Cubs were our deadly rivals, and whep we got into our carriages after beat-,j ing them on their own grounds we always looked for trouble. Once I changed my clothes at the Cub park and made ; my exit. * in street clothes, .biit ithere was a guy waiting for me and we had a bat tie. He checked off our crowd' going away' in the carnages and found me .missing, so he laid for me at the clubhouse entrance. .''�'a deaf and dumb fan there who used to > come around and see Dummy - Taylor.' � He was an � awful pejjt; \One njght he I was. riding on the back step pt aur 'butf �nd was knocked off 'by Frank Bowermah. He had Bowermah' pinclfejB, and,the Pittsburg papers demanded that fyre all bo run out" i ;�� . j '^Another, time we Won a ding-dong game ia Philadelphia and were'returning to our hotel In (nose- open carriages. Going down. Broad Street �:' big riae, tomato caught Roger Broanahan square on the mouth. You shaujd,.Jioger1,;�3'' � ,, > "Bowerman was riding1 wlttFmt to Toronto, March 29,-Vaneouvtr Millionaires ran away from the Torontos In the fourth game of the Stanley Cup teritt.on Thursday... night when they defeated* the Blue Shifts 8 to't; - - . . .This*. co,unt twa .and  two on the serle�,'"ahd the4*final game on Saturday night under the NiH.L. rule��.WJII decid^ the - resting place of tti cup for the year. 'r\ v > \ only on a few occasions did the ill-feeling, which exists among certain5 players, come -to the surface. Toronto, attempted to check back, but withOTaylor continually on the edge ot the forward pass area, awaiting a pass from McKay, Stanley or MacDonafd, the Blue Shirts were at a 1038 just how-to handle the situation." �  ,; ft ,i -  * ? P.C.I.L, WILL BE * * SIX-CLUB AFFAIR. * c / � Seattle, Wash., March 28.-Directors of the Pacific Coast International Baseball league have decided on six-club league this season, it was an: nounced today. The organization will play a Beason of nearly five months. The league 1b composed of clubs from Seattle, Tacoma, , Portland, Spokane, Vancouver and a sixth club as yet unnamed,.,.:, ' *>  "But now/' sighed; Mike, "W� top tough a life, what with'a gutf belngf compellod to Bleep in  upper bertha* stop at European hotels, jcurry his own bats and sometimes not getting a^taxl. I'm glad I* wore' my: halo in the- good old days when we ri&ked llttlo besides our,,hea^e.vV, ,> ' "And yot," elg.lie(f!pw Turkey as he. routed the young'Journalist, "I wish" . my legs were as good now as the old ^Batting reyei'f % �WJgV ' *s�Mfc' Hon. J. R. Boyle thought the doctors had no schedule, that they simply charged according to the apparent means of their clients. Dr. Stanley said that It the medical men were receiving high - fees they were not showing It in the way ot wealth. He claimed that thore were no professional men who worked longer hours or rendered mote faithful service to the people than the physicians. George Hoadley complained ot the constitution of the provincial police commission, men who were police magistrates, and judges.  Premier Stewart replied that, when the police commission was appointed it was known that on it were the police magistrates of Edmonton and Calgary. There was no criticism at that time Personally he could not see where they would abuse thotr positions. The Reformatory. Mrs.: McKlnney asked was the reformatory ati Portage la Prairie inspected.- She thought that should be done,in the Interest of the. bovs who were' sent there, and for whose tcare they were paymg over, JI&.000.' . It was costing ;.#fi()0;;a year to .look after each boy^ient':trom .the Province ho matter wha*'the cause; -;Mr. Cross replied thattthein had beea;,.np,iregu-Har inspectioa oi behalf of rtWegovJ kernment.up.\o..the.,preseht. -Hohl J. R. Boyle'said that arrangements were .being made hy 'the three -prairie' provinces to have a co-joint' system - ot inspection. Soldiers' Estates. .The act to amend the succession duties act provides-that where the property of a deceased soldier doe3 not exceed $2500 and it is shown to the satisfaction of the provincial treasurer that - a brother or sister was wholly dependent on the deceased for maintenance and support the proper ty is exempted from the operation of the act. Property divided or bequeathed for religious, charitable or educational purposes to be carried out in Alberta and not Increasing in value the sum ot $2000 for any one purpose is also exempt. Insurance Act. The act to amend the Alberta insurance act provides that the liability of a company in respect to a con. tract of hail insurance shall commence noon standard time of the day on which the application shall have been accepted by the head or branch office or general agency of the company in the province, and shall expire at noon standard time on' September 15th of the same year or on such, later date in the year as may bo provided In the contract. .Should the crop insured be put before the date of oxplry of the contract the liability ot the company under the contract shall cease' at the time the grain la cut. /pectination of an application must b�jj notified by registered letter within' 48 hours, otherwise the company is liable. h < Pool Room*. On the vote for legal offices and prosecutions, Mrs. McKlnney said the reports she had received would indicate there was no effective supervision ot the pool rooms in. the province. ' 'Attorney General Cross replied that if1 complaints ot gambling or suspicion of selling liquor were..made they Would be sufficient to result in- suspension ot the license, -r-; fCapt.'. Pearson called attention to the polluted air conditions ot some pool rooms, and said that In regard to structure as well as the character of the applicants, Investigation should be made before ltconsos were granted "Men," said he, "had received pool room licenses who had violated every form of law. Slot Machines. H. J. Montgomery alluded to the operation oT. slot machines in , pool rooms and other places, and asked \*ero there any regulations in regard to these. . . 1 Premier Stewart replied that a bill was being prepared to deal with them. h Provincial Police / Dr. Stanley said that his Information was that Lethbridge was the first place in which plain clothes men had bean used on the provincial, police tbrce. That waB his . Information. Premier Stewart said that' plain clothes men had always'been used In connection with the force hut they i�;ere v not labelled liquor' detectives, and he declared emphatically "that tgere were not going to be two sop-a�ates*rancheH of the 'police tore**- v *L� Mr. Hale will engago In farming. Mr. nnd Mrs. Morris Rygg (nco Miss Jonnio Searlo) are visiting relatives in Magrnth. The farmers nro beginning to move out on their farms after spending the wlntor In town. Farm work will com-, monce In a tow days. \ (From Our Own Correspondent)^ Magrath, March 27.--rOn Sunday evening the Knight Academy Musical society of Raymond presented to a Magrath audience the sacred cantata "The Coming ot Ruth," ono of the best productions ot amateur proformlng over soen or heard by Magrath people. The entertainment was full of interest from.start to finish and lovers ot music enjoyed it Immensely. The story was taken from the Book of Ruth in the Bible, and was acted out so real, if one had not known the story It was not hard to follow it. The leading characters did extremely woll, most of them singing difficult songs. Miss Nora Anderson as "Ruth" has a beautiful and powerful soprano voice and suited her part. As a loving daughter her work was splendid. Miss Leona Farrell as "Naomi" the mother, could not have been hotter. She looked, acted and sang her part well and is a promising young singer. Orpah, the sister-in-law of 'Ruth, was very pretty In tier character and captivated the audience with her sweet voice and - mannor. This part was taken by Eva Sorensen. Miss Maiden sang extremely well in her part as "Tarnar." , Lucille Allon was very sweet in her part bb the child of Naomi. Mr. Myron Holmes sustained the part of "Elimoleck," a good man in Isreal. The two sons of Kllmileck were Lea McBride and Wilford Mel-drum, who were both very good, and tho love scene by the sons and the Moabitish women were great. Mr. Jensen as the "Prophet" of Israol and Madge Stevenson as the "Pro. photess" were also good. The singing ob the loading characters is certainly worthy ot Bpecial mention, and no doubt has taken some hard work and practice. One of the prettiest scenes and best no doubt was the trio sung by Ruth, Naomi and OVpah, when the mother tried to pursunde her daughters-in-law to return to their home and they sang. "Entreat me not to leave you." A splendid'chorus of girls and boys were the backbone of \ the cantata, carrying their choruses! well, and the costumos added greatly to the reality of the affair. Prof. Mitchell, of tho Knight Academy, who has charge of the entertainment, Is to be congratulated bn the splendid wofk of his students, and no doubt deserves a great amount of the credit for his untiring work. Magrath people enjoyed it immensely- and Invite them to come again. . Surprise Party. Mrs, N;i C. Poulsen was pleasantly surprised 'oh Monday evening by4 a number of her lady friends in honor-of Jier birthday. The afternoon took the form ot ,a "knitting bee." A do-li'ghtftil luncheon' was served. A pleasant evening was spent at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Coleman on Monday tlast. '� Mr. and Mrs. Ira Fletcher and family spent a few days visiting relatives In Grassy Lake last week. Mrs. D.Tpomer was in Lethbridge' last week. Hor little son, wr)o had, been in the hospital, for some time,; is dofng nicely .'and will soon be home. Mrs. Amos Peterson is at home again after being in the Gait hospital', for some time. . ! Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hale are leavi' ing Magrath, going to New Dayton;, In the army everything must be done on schedule. You can save time and appear on parade looking smarter if you have shaved with an AutoStrop Safety Razor. 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