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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta run DAILY HERALD MAlTJk UP FATHER By Me Menus UP WAVT1N1 ILL NEfcO A BASEBALL BOXING RACING FSPORT HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING Ross to Meet Billy Kramer Here o Milwaukee Boxer is a Good One Will be Local Boys Farewell Bout If goes will Lethbrldge fane will bid goodbye toj Gunner Al ROM In farewell before leaving to fight the one week from Friday May when he is drawn to go against Billy the Mllwaokee mid dleweight in a tenround decision go at the Tom Walth of Chicago written that Kramer Willing to come to Lethbrldge for the and if Gunner Ross leave Is the bout will be few days ago Rots from Calgary where he is training with the 78th Depot Battery that he would bs receiving leave from May 15th to June and hat he would like to take part In a bout here before going on to Winnipeg to visit and then he would be ready to leave for the The local club im mediately got in touch with Tom Walsh of who picked Harrison and Brennan ROM during the winter and he secured Billy Kramer as an f Kramer is one of the boxers In whom the Milwaukee repoa their and the of that town know good Ritchie Mitchell is one of their and Kramer in the middleweight class the Wis consin champion just Ritchie Mitchell is the lightweight cham Kramer a Phil Harrison style of and one of best per of recent date was to make Harry Greb step all the way in a ten round bout on Octob er 6th last at It was a nodecision bout but that Kram er was drawn against Greb in Quaker Town where the fans will go to see nothing but the best in action la pretty fair proof that he a good for training in the battery has put him In great con and he is ready to step In to the squared circle at any time an dbox the fastest ten rounds of his The are eager to tee and the bout will be witnessed by many new friends he has made in CAODOCK WON Kansas May Earl United States National worlds champion heavyweight tonight defeated Yussif of in straight He obtained the first fall in and the second in Caddock won both by the head scissors and At no time did appear to give the champion serious BASEBALL RESULTS CALLAHAN BESTED May Frankie the Brooklyn lightweight had the batter of a six round bout with George of here The fight was start to FARMERS DELEGATION May monster delega tion of Quebec farmers is being organ ized to go to Ottawa to protest against the drafting of farmers for military INTERNATIONAL Vancouver 2 Tacoma 10 AMERICAN Boston 12 7 Cleveland 10 7 New York in S Chicago 7 8 Detroit 6 7 Louis fi 8 7 10 Philadelphia 6 10 May by Dressen and Young enabled Louis to win from Detroit 5 to 3 The vis itors scored two runs in the eighth without aid of a Score 7 2 5 3 Gallea and Nunamaker Boland and May saved Boston from a shut out at tho hands of Walter Johnson here today by a home run over the right field wall in the sixth inning with a man on Washington hit Leonard hard and won easily 7 to Score 4 1 Washington 14 1 Leonard and Agnew Johnson and May Bagby backed up by fine fielding by held Chicago to three while Cleveland bunched hits behind Williams wild ness and won 7 to Score 10 1 3 4 Bagby and ONeill Russell and May York defeated Philadelphia 9 to 1 The sfore New York 9 1 Philadelphia 3 4 Love and Hannah Fahey and AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Indianapolis 0 Toledo No other games SMART CLOTHING FOR YOUNG MEN Ever stop to admire a businesslike man on the street Like the looks of his suit or overcoat or the way it bangs the smart appearance it gives different from the other eh Thats the kind pf clothing we can furnish union tailored clothing at small cash store KESTER THE HOME OF 20TH CENTURY CLOTHING Our Cleaning and Pressing by a Real NATIONAL New 16 1 11 5 0 G 8 9 Cincinnati 8 12 Brooklyn 6 It Louis 6 12 4 13 You Cant Get Any More Out of a Thing Than You Put Into That With MITCHELL is the 100 why it more than some But you will remem ber Jhe years of service you got out of it long after you Have forgotten what you first paid for the Bijou Motor Parlors Limited FIFTH iOMTH OF 9IRVICE New May New York Nationals celebrated their return to their home grounds by defeating Philadelphia here today 7 to It was Philadelphias seventh Htraight Score Philadelphia 12 6 New York 9 0 Main and Burns Barnes and May holding Louis hltless for seven Brass ier was driven from the mount in the eighth today when the locals in a hat ting rally scored five winning from Cincinnati 5 to Score i 8 4 9 1 Eller and Wingo Horst Doak and May again won from Chicago today 2 to pitching for tho home wan steady and kept the visitors hits scat the only Chicago run being due to an error by Score 8 2 7 4 Walker and Kllllfer Kl Miller and May slaughtered tho pitching of Clioney and Ournln here defeating Brooklyn Iti to while Regan held Brooklyn safe Huwlings five hits In us many timen at Score I Brooklyn o K i i Uoston 17 0 Durnln and Krueger Keg an and LAWYER MING TO CLEAR TONEY Anxious to Set Pitcher Right in the Even of the Whole World Attorney William of Nash who defended Fred Toney In his trial recently on of attempt to evade the satisfied with having practically cleared his that charge In he regards a disagreement by the jury as equivalent to acquit he is out to clear Toney be fore the on tho draft evasion charge at Nothing is said defence of Toneys indiscretion in his entanglement with a woman pos ing as his but the lawyer does think that unlettered and lis tening to bad should be given some consideration x on the other that he ay least should be given as much credit for being a patriot as souie otlfer smarter ball players who have not shown great eagerness to accept the draft Writing of Toneys Attorney Gould says There has been so much misre presentation of the facts in Toneys case that it important to both you and fjpf you to know the real facts in said He charged with having on No vember that following persons were dependent upon his labor tor support t His wife and fiveyearold daughter 2 his aged mother and stepfather 3 his 23 years who was a helpless in valid and has since and 4 his fiveyearold A mistrial was the jury stating that it could not Such result was a great disappoint ment to Toney and his be cause the proof was overwhelming that each and all of said statements were true and honestly In the court practically instructed the jury to find for the How it is now practically conceded by the government that he cannot be convicted in said and I am con fident that when court Convenes about October he will be given a verdict of not There cannot reasonably he any other re and even now I consider Toney vindicated of said In if there ever was a man who from childhood on has provided for his although he has not lived with his wife for the last tour it Is this and throughout such period he has practically sup ported his wife and I know that there is nothing vicious or criminal about him and I intend to go full length for him in everything connect ed with his I also know that there Is no disloyalty about He told both draft hoards that he was ready to go to the war at any time the government or any one would provide adequate support for hia said Happy his finger tips Why Noblemen between his Hie 2foraquarter 1 ftttoil Trade tuf piled direct oar Winnipeg ani Vancouver intarlng fnmpl tervice mnd prims THIS SPEAKER LEADING TO DATE Has Batting Average In First 11 Going Strong POLITICAL CRISIS CONTINUED FROH FTONT PAOII BURDETT PACIFIC COAST Salt Lake 2 San Francluco Los Angeles 1 Venion Ouklund 2 Sacramento From the Bow Island of the Burdett gar left Monday night to report to the military authorities at Holmes will carry with him the heartiest good wishes of a large number of and his future movements will bo watched with the greatest interest by quite a An auto accident occurred on Sun day between Grassy Lake and Taber when an auto driven by a young man from Burden sought a sandy Hpot in the road to perform some extraordinary The they was In fact it was so thick that spectators had hardly a view of the and coil fcoijuently the facts ure somewhat oh Ludtke has assumed charge of the Burdett garage in place of Leys who has returned to Win fanners are all exceptionally busy tlija week and the town has conse quently been somewhat This should see ay be seeding pretty well Speaker is over the top with a comfortable lead in the race for the 1918 batting honors of the American Averages released Saturday show him blazing the trail with a mark of 526 for 11 of his nearest is B7 points behind The averages include games of Wednes day in 38 trips to the drove out 20 of them doub les and two He also leads the base with his teammate and Phlpp and Gilbool of New are tied for honors in runs each having scored a of of of New of Washington and Chapman have a home run apiece to their Dave of Is loading in sacrifice with Ty the 1917 batting champion does not appear in todays as illness kept him out of the early season games and the Detroit club was idle several days due to weather Cleveland in Team Batting Cleveland la leading in club bat with and Louis in team with The 10 leading batters Ba New Members of the championship New York ciub are in possession of vir tually all of the early season honors In the National with Lee MC the showing the way to the with an average pf for eight The average in cludes games of There or four New Yorkers among the 10 leading Burns Bate George the Giants left field is leading the base with and in tied with his for honors In runs with of New and of have each made five sacrifice Fred of is topping the list of home run with two in 12 New York is leading in club but ting with an uyerage of and Louis in club with The 10 leading butters New New George New Pitts New Phila Millard living northwest of whilst using a bltf axe in the barn on Monday had the mlafortuno to cut off one of hlx toes and Injure two lie wan taken an soon as possible to the doctor In How Jit and we understand 1m is now getting as well can be expect ed Good he said having The correspondents left with more real knowlMge in their note books to digest than they were likely to get from days in read ing the matter written by military ex perts for the General Maurice is rated as one of the most authorative military historians and critics who write In the English lang The To the editor Of My attention has been called to answers given in the House of Com mons on April 23 by Bonar to questions put by Col onel Burn and as to the extension of the British front in Those answers contain cer tain misstatements which in the sum give a totally misleading Impression what This is not the place to enter into discussions as to all the factsi but Hansards report concludes this matter entered Into at the Versailles War Council at any time7 Bonar particular ques tion was hot dealt with at by the Versailles War I was at Versailles when the ques tion was decided by the supreme War to whom it had been This is the latest of a series of misstatements which have been made recently in the House of Com mons by the present Government On April the Prime Minister said What was the position at the be ginning of thebattle Notwithstand ing the heavy casualties in the army Jn France was considerably stronger on January than ou January Volume number page That statement implies that Sir Douglas Haigs fighting strength on the eve of the great battle which be gan on March had not been dim That is not In Again In the same speech tho Prime Minister said In Mesopotamia there is only one white division in and in Kgyp and Palestine there are only three white The are either or with a very small proportion of British troops in these 1 am refer ring to infantry page This is not correct this letter is not the result of a military It has seen by no soldier 1 am by descent and convic tion as sincere a democrat as the Prime and the last thing I desire to see if the Government of our country in the hands of My reason for taking the verygrave step of writing this letter are thai the statements quoted above known to a large number of soldiers to be and this is breeding such distrust qf the Gotf ernment as can only end by impair ing the splendid morale of our troops at a time when everything possible should be done to raise I havo therefore fully realizing the consequences to that my duty as a citizen must override my duty as a and I ask you to pub lish this in the hope that Parliament may see fit to order an investigation into the statements I have I 1 Signed 20 KensingtonPark May SPRING COULEE From Our Own Correspondent Spring Laun Sehofiold was a visitor to Magrath on and W Killey and family were visitors to Lethbrldue on Sun returning by car on For the benefit of those who take a practical Interest in the affairs of the the report for 1917 has been put In the It should be stated the Ladles Aid report is not included in the The Board of Managament take this opportunity of thanking the community for Us loyal support and hope that this year will be the banner A distinct improvement was noted in tho congregational singing yester day no to the wykly re There is excellent material for a good All bad and are Invited to the weekly The sum of was pent in to Lethbrtdge recently by the lied Cross t It Is announced by the naval partment that Andrew or dinary seamen of the has died in hospi The Reputation of the Firm You Buy Your Car From Means a Good Deal to The fact that wo have sold one car to of our enormous territory proves that OUR reputation ig right BAALIM MOTOR Do Not Forget to Leave Your Old and Tubei in Our Red Crow HOME OF TMi CHEVROLET OF UNION BANK HARRY ;