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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDOE DAILt MIRALD MAY 18 BRINGING UP FATHER By Me Manila It HER NX E THAT FANILV THERE ARTIST A POET AND A UNDERSTAND V6U OF ME WELL DONT THINK TO THROW BASEBALL BOXING RACING hSPORT HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING THEIR BIT All Champions Except Willard and Ted Lewis are Serving Uncle Sam Its been said often and then again Of late that the men who make a liv ing fighting with their fists are not working themselves into a fever heat with the fighting they are doing for Uncle The roeter of boxers en listed In Uncle Sams service in one capacity or another hits this charge of slacker a belt on the jaw that removes that spineless word from the The boxers are doing their bit and doing it quite up to the Box Ing has trotted forth more men in proportion to the number profession ally engaged than any other branch of Of course this does not men from amateur It would be unfair to the boxers to make this com Take the Out of seven five champions are in the service of Uncle and were it not for Jess beyong the mili tary and Ted an English bncl Sam might have had the pleasure of seeing all the cham pions in Every no matter what branch of the almost to a has given up fame and fortune without batting an It is the Am erican and the boys didnt give their going into the service a second Heres list of the better known This list would be swelled three times over were it possible to collect all the names Army Benny lightweight cham pion Camp Upton Mike middleweight Camp Dodge Willie former lightweight Camp Lewis Johnny Kil featherweight Camp Custer Pkekey welter weight Camp Taylor Frank Mo heavyweight Camp Wadsworth Battling light heavyweight Camp Devens Johnnie former bantam Camp Travis Eddie Fitz San Francis co Charlie trainer Freddie Welsh Jackie Johnny California Dick Ken San Francisco Kid Brooklyn Billy Manila championwelter weight One Round light San Francisco Joe Cough San Francisco Battling San Diego Eddie Chi Enlisted In Johnny Pittsburg Pete bantamweight cham pion Mickey San Francisco Sam wel Philadelphia Sailor Wil Mare Island Joe mid Philadelphia Sailor Per San Francisco Monk New Or leans Mel Brooklyn Jack feather San Francisco Barney Sch Boston Eddie Spokane Frankie New York city Joe Chicago Sailor middleweight San Francisco Johnny light New York city Harry Pittsburg Joe Missouri Willie As Xew York BASEBALL RESULTS BATTERY SERVICE STATION HENRYTDENN Proprietor All Makes of Batterlee Charged and Repaired 311 7th Street Phone 616 TiLLS OF SHELLS vice president of the United States Nat ional Lawn Tennis has sent a letter to the member clubs attention to arrangements the association has made for the benefit oftennis men in Major Bernon who Is attached to the headquarters staff of the Red wag named last fall as the special representative overseas of the United States Nation al Lawn Tennis Informa tion concerning men in service has been forwarded to him and he has had opportunities to aid some of these Write to Myricks letter suggests that clubs continue to keep the associa tions office informed so that Major Prentice can have the necessary data on which to act in case of In a recent letter Major Prentice writes that he had a long talk with Williams national cham who is a lieutenant in Because of his knowledge of French Wllllamo has had an unusual oppor tunity to acquire splendid most of which can not be of It is permitted to say that the champion looks He recently was presented to General commander of the French Williams tells of being under fire as follows The Germans located me when I was peacefully walking across a but I heard them coming he had been speaking of shells and find contrary to all the tennis it in not at all necessary to be quick on your feet Just lie right down and glue yourself to the At any I have been under fire and it ia not half BO bad as some people make NATIONAL Morning Cincinnati 15 1 Chicago 0 Toney and Wingo and PhiladelphiaNew morning Boston 6 1 Brooklyn 000 7 1 Nehf and Henry Mar qnard and 4 1 Pittsburg 10 0 I Packard and Gonzalea Miller and I Afternoon Xew 0 Philadelphia 100 002 9 2 Demaree and McCarty Oeschger and SPOKANE PEOPLE TOO BUSY TO GO TO BALL AMERICAN Morning Chicago 15 1 Cleveland 2 Williams and Schalk Enzmann and PhiladelphiaNew Washington 010 000 9 4 Boston 020 12 0 Hanson and Leon ard and Afternoon Philadelphia 000 100 5 2 New York 000 001 5 1 Gregg and McAvoy Caldwell and Washington 11 1 Boston 6 2 Ayers and Picinlch McCabe and INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Baltimore 0 Binghampton Lewis and Egan Beckver mldt and Syracuse 4 Rochester Barney and Ringwood Ha gen and Toronto 1 Buffalo Thormahlen and Fisher Ondrachak and Newark at Jersey morning game wet BIG TRACK FOR NEW Racing Equipment Will Coat New attorney for New Cin cinattl and Louisville capitalists who will build a new race track in New has announced they will spend for a grauu club house and stables to accommodate Permission to operate will be asked of the city commission the promoters agreeing to obey all laws of the state regarding It is not necess ary to spend a lot of money on QNE MICHELIN WILL OUT LAST TWO ORDINARY Bijou Motor Parlors Limited THE HOUSE OF SERVICE FIFTH STREET SOUTH RUDOLPH May of worlds series has at last come to terma with the management of the liostou National League Baseball It IB learned here that at a conference with Manager Stalllngs In j New York who has been a holdout over the salary i agreed to Join the He j will don the Braves uniform at Brook I lyn Spokane has quit pro baseball for this year and the Review of that city devotes an editorial to the Lethbridge has no baseball at and it is therefore Interesting to know why Spokane dropped Professional baseball in Spokane has been found so unprofitable together with this city has discontinued league games for the bal ance of the As a symptom of conditions at the beginning of our second year of war this is of more than passing Spokane has had a professional baseball team each summer for a good many consecutive and for general prosperity several of those years have ranked far below the present The same is true of Ta which Is enjoying something rather more substantial than a Yet two cities after a few weeks of given up hope of being ablo to support teams from aow until Dozens of cities throughout the United States have similar re ports to Minor leagues are suffering At the same time general Interest in athletic sports is at flood amateur eports among are booming along at a great Yet professional base ball It is apparent that in times like these no sport can prosper that de pends chiefly on the revenue paid In League baseball to be profitable must attract large num bers of men who have afternoons of leisure The number of such men is smaller now than it ever was and will grow smaller We all of so much to do with our afternoons that it is no longer a question of how to kill but of where to get more time for There will continue to be plenty of recreation but it will be largely confined to games in which the individual himself takes the same In 1909 he was signed by the Boston Red Sox and has played with that team ever Hooper throws right but bats loft His nineyear record In the majors is shown In the following 1909 265 72 1910 584 156 1911 163 143 1C9 1914 137 566 133 1916 156 1917 559 143 LIST OWNERS OP THESE LANDS In view of the rapid exhaustion dur ing recent years of available Crown Lands in close proximity to the rail a shortage which has been ac centuated by the reservation In the interests of soldier the desire on the part of prospective set tlers to procure land within reason able distance of a line of transporta tion has suggested to the Department of tho Interior the listing of the names and addresses of tho owners of those quartersections of unoccu pied and nonproducing lands which ire lying dormant so far as agricultur al production is the pre sumption being that in a number of cases the owners would be interested from either a financial or patriotic point of view in offers on the part of prospective settlers to purchase or lease their The vital necessity for increasing the acreage under crop makes it es sential that assistance be rendered by all agencies that might be instru mental in assisting the back to the land Now that the truth of the somewhat crude expression at tributed to Napoleon that an army travels upon its stomach is being em phasized more and more as the Groat War no better argument could possibly be advanced as to the imperative need for increasing our production which of course entails an immediate increase in the acreage un der The lists are available for distribu tion covering the various land districts throughout the Provinces of Manitoba and those for Alberta to follow at an early Applic ants should state the district In which they are interested when making ap plication to the Natural Resources In telligence Branch of the Department of the Interior at of Wildings Major Prentice gives some details of the death of Tony one of the worlds famous killed early in the told him recently by a Canadian who witnessed Wildings Wilding was riding along a shellrocked road when a big fellow landed right in front of Pren tice An officer out of an abria the aide of the road and per suaded him to take refuge with He was bearing despatches and hesi but finally decided to do A tew uenonda afterward a shell land ed on top of the a direct killing all Inside Probably If he had done as he wanted would be Cest la Despite Long Boston Outfielder is Still a Luminary New the curtain drops on the current baseball season Harry right fielder of the Boston Red will have rounded out 10 years service in the major Players who have lasted that long in the big show are yet Hooper is still one of the mainstays of the Sox outfield and is playing a brand of ball that stamps him as one of the greatest players In the One thing that makes Hooper a great player is his ability to hit in a Fans throughout the country remember his famous onehanded catch that made the world seriee of 1U12 safe for the Red and hit homo run drive in 1915 that broke Philadelphias heart and paved the way to another worlds Many fans and critics figured that Hooper was noon due to start his downward slide to the minors as buae ball but a glance at hla pres ent batting average proves that he is now at his Harry has been slamming the hall at a 365 although this mark is considerably higher than the general run of his It gocn to show that he is still Hooper began his baseball career at Marys College in His first chance In professional baseball came when he signed with the Oak land ball club of the coast league In The following year he wag a member of the Saeruroeuto club REFUSED TO TAKE May O Mara of Limerick has been ordered by the court of Kings Bench to take the oath of allegiance before exercis ing his magistral The mayor had refused to take the c WINNIPEG PROBING PROFITS OF DEALERS IN WESTERN COAL May gallon is to be made by the Winnipeg Board of as to thu cost price of western If some one as claimed Is making excess profits the fuel controller is to be urged to take The best grades of Lethbridge and Pernie coal retail in Winnipeg at from to a the equal of Winnipeg 4 controllers think this too high and are getting tTie price of production at the haul age and cost of delivery with a view to ac Agents have been sent west for that 4 DONE WELL IN May lations are being received by the Cen tral Committee here In connection with the red triangle drive made from Monday to Wednesday Inclusive in the Cardston Returns at four oclock today show that have been paid In cash antl pledges have been received for As the amount asked for was thirtyfive hun dred and incomplete returns show one per cent better all con cerned feel that the good work done by the officers here as well as in each local district has achieved most laudable Full reports of each district will be sent when the re turns are Cardston dis trict we feel will be near the top pop ulation COMMANDER IN CHIEF May Al ander Von Linslngzen Has been ap pointed cormrmnderinchlef of Bran denberg for the duration of the war by the German He was for merly commander of a German army group on the eastern An Intimation that the Praser Val ley Milk Producers Association within the next few lay a proposal before the Vancouver City Council for municipal milk distribu tion in order to save the overlapping of the present system of individual distribution was made by one of the directors of the as sociation at the Farmers Conven FROM FROMT PACTI was born In Toronto in the son of John Rob ertson a wholesale dry goods mer He received his education in Upper Canada and while there knowledge of the printers and was wont to publish a paper for his school Later this publica tion took the form of a monthly mag azine under the name of The Boys This existed until In 1861 he equipped an office and start ed publication qf the Sporting and also continued publication of The a weekly satirical sheet once edited by the late Chief Justice In 1864 he joined the Globe staff as city and in 1806 be came one of the founders of the Dally which existed for five For three years after this he was resident correspondent of the Globe in On his return to Canada in 1875 he assumed the business management of The edited by Goldwin In 1876 he established The Tele The immediate success of this paper was ample evidence that the young man had graduated from a good school In addition to his success as jour nalist and newspaper the late Robertson was conspicuous for the establishment and manage ment of the hospital for sick chil He also held high office In the Masonic in which he became grand master of the grand lodge at Canada in He has held almost every honor in the The late newspaperman has been signally honored in many Ho was an Invited guest at the coronation of King Edward and was later pre sented to tun king and Robertson was an Independent Conservative of a vigorous was a Presbyterian and a devoted imper lie was married his first who was Miss Glllbee of Eng land dying in his second wife being Miss of who still survives In 1896 Kobertson stood as an Independent Conaorvative candidate in East in opposition to the Manitoba school remedial legislation of Sir Charles He easily de feated the but was content with one term and was not at any other time directly with On two occa sions he refused the honor of knight hood and also declined a Two sons by his first Sinclair and Irving through his great interest in took a great part in hockey in and was known as the father of amateur hockey it Auto Tires OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Mayweed System ReTreading and Repairing By Experienced Workmen Guaranteed EQUIPMENT FOR RIM CUT REPAIRS RITCHIE M 13th Mills Private Ross Borrowed an Auto Strop from his chum he used it once and immediately wrote home for Dont wait for a request from your soldier boy include an 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