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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta CeiSPEED DURING 1918 SEASON Considering tho 1918 Grand Circuit racing season solely from the standpoint of extreme speed, especiallr fn the trotting division, the records ' ; xaade far surpass those of any other v^-year, particularly In dumber of'feat ) heats trotted in races, faumbbro^ horses making the records and the general -, ,BpeedaTerage for the total:- '  ,v; - The racing season of "1917; 'f':? -: ' ' .ting speed at 2:06, a clip aIwBy�'ii-f Si:;iBldvad fastoenough to' ontdasa ~'' from regnla^on purse J v'^atake events, the year's reoorda J .%vr 'Miaurpasaed. ;w ;compared with \ other past season. Thirty-Nine Paat Heata , V l�'8t year' tVough the entire Grand Haicait 10 tetters fignred as winners' vMheia^;^^^^ ^ entire" group ^rotting if�;:t^ 4ieat^ at that clip. Thla year 12 tibt ^rsliaTe gained that honor, with a %otal of 39 heats, -and while the 32 {Jieats df 1917 showed a speed avarage .:oC;a shade slower theo 3:03f(, the average (or the ^aV hektathls. year lifi  almost 2:03 Qat.^ In point of number of; performers/ heata and average i-'^peed, this showing haa never beeii fdsqa^d, cottsidedsg the^ ^faet .that, .^eie figures pertain wclnaivelyi^*^^^^^ cwal racing ceohteaU�ad-pei(orai> Ancas against time not ~:conaidered.'v f. liast^year tiie topnotch' pertormera PresEarly Dreama, wlthaeven hea^ bis credit, and Habel, Traak>ith Biz,, St Frisco'having five'; while thla 'year Xiu PrlncetM'lKks.no leoa than li: \ winning heats to Ids: credit frota izV* to ,2:05, only'one at the slow .clip/ while St: iKIseo negotiated nine^ 6ne sequalsto ills former ^ark of 2:01%, and another,In 2:02W. ortagalnst'lila ae'cond fajntest of 1917 In i:03. 3'>i. What was the speed showing ot fhesevtwo turf sensations can better 'Ibet judged the fact that both tu �J^rtnceton and St �Visco ahowed i al- most the exact t speed i average or just a shadeislower than in 2:03% for their respeot^e total'heats; of 14 ahd nine, while luie^la^terfs five-heat average lasf yeair waa albout the same fraction: slower than 1^i2:03%. These-are.re-cord 'perfonnancf s -^y two Vace trot: tera n^Ver be|ldr|i .equalled, wiiile the A Said to Be Hardest Middleweight .Puncher to Hare Visited; ; Antipodes : I (Prom Our Own Correspondent) Champipn. Nor. IS.r-Oin FViday, Nov. Sth, two more deaths occnrretl; making the ^otal of seven to date. The first, Mr. It B. McAfee, aged 3�, from Held Hill. The deceased, with hU wife and three others, were brought in from the Reid HiU district early last wee^. and In spite ot the best mis^ dical attention and nursing he pasaed away as stated. The second was Mr. G. W. Montgomery, from east of town. Thet deceased and his wife and''boy were brought In to the hospital a tew days ago, and after a vtry brief atay he passed away. The remaining members of both families are doing well; four lieata there' tUa KaX6t MMb StcMita' DllioB^f irhp. is - a 3-y e^-old^'iast^year fblotted.three-hiats with j^.;ioUl4fraction :of''ll seconds �ad. tnmai-flie' sam^^t^lckahlji yeaJtat the a&e3criii,.|iefemtot.;aftd.>1918 thre^^ ^e'at�'*iv.*eta*^^'^3^fetive'i5rv 2:03^, .oUbatdr8,,#hi]e' sa .Bertha) IHIlbti;t . d;;ihTee^lfildoTrafli^>^hire4yKai]Uti lai'thiar^eairv^ andtf or ainit/'Mth^fonc and '"�'����'"'^lii^5/-flat: est middleweight puncher that;everivery sick. Is reported to be ImprbV-Lcajpe /into,*:the countoyr 'Not a';hard^ Hia sister from Calgary; his  Snpwy Baker, noted Australian ath-Ifete and fistic impressario, who is now In this country, says Jfmmy Glabby is iBoth were buried in the local ceme-most popular of American boxers tcry on Saturday^.the Rev. H. Tel--  fer, of Carmangay, officiating; at the graveside. , � i-s; At the time of writing, young HaW-welght-^ln fact, of the delicate type'.lley Roberts Is very low and is hardly of boxer-Clabby was. at ,the: same expected) to live, though the beetle MAGtATH SENDS Congnitnlatiiig Canadian Commander and Canadian Boys 'i^reat Celebration who have visited the Antipodes. Says with M mVera|% dt. a'-aAade I slower ' than 2:03^.' \;'- -I "Although not a brawny, middle- c4notabta�,iSiebacklii this" group Is' time, according" to the opinion of Australian boxers who met himi the hard- hoped. . Mr. J. W. Murchison, who has Veeu is m The Radtiitor Man Hu QfoTcd to 418 Sth Stre?tS. AUTO TIRES ^ of all sizes . VULCANIZED By the ramous Haywood'6yat�m RB-TREAOING A REPAIRINO By Experienced Workmen. "Alt 'work guaranteed. Speelal Vonl^ ..meat for Rim Cut Rapaln. V R. D. RITCHIE tPi 18th St. 8. 0pp. Elllaen Mllla iEttad nSJfirfaitxftpi the ;ij|nr^j:tfie.'1a8t .'season wlU.'ahoViriijI^ibetter ;tKan tfe hea? jviui ab'o,ve � with the a:OS tbetrt^mi^ foi-'itaore beats were P>2:05\i than;^any.past leaaditi "�ujf;:.(^1^' by: the above d6zen,' " -Wothetafe It, Is needless to :aar�.�|te'of!j'speed and race horses the sialUon St. Frisea-is now the top-nofiiberl^lof t&e light'liamess horfe-'breedings./'/- .-j: tLEYOPEN Local,apeithaa bean ao dead lifea the eloae of the baseball aea-aon that the fana of the clly will be- pleaaad'to- hear the announcement ef the opening of the Dominion Bowling Alleys for the aeaeon on Saturday night of this Week.'' ' Ed. Sehweltxer will manage the alleyt this year, and already they are lit the beat of condition. By tomorrow evening they will be aa "^>.' aa it Is poaslble to make them, and the knock-em-down ^oya will find, everything aa 'pleas-. ant aa a wedding bell. After � few ^eeks tp give the trundlare a cltanee to get their-Hand In It la likely a league will V be or^anlaed. insistent puncher; but he had a xlght-handSntapk to the solar plexu^ that tiesPDaroy: told, >me had - Eddie Mc-ppprty'sIeft^hDok, George.Chip's .ov-j^rarpi awing �nd all jother famous pug am^h^^ licked to death; y :,'�*' 'by with, 3r-- the : mlddlVsweight ..-it'^!?tiAustralia; the fighl had | ieggii>;;y..t^ere was a little dose-' i'mUup: Smith relaxed, his clinch be was-.in tor thermoment to appeal?.'to-.the 'referee tdv what'he thouglitwa'a * '6>�1, and Clabby like a shot let g6 that right-hand , smasti Rto Smith's chin, ^t only .travelled, six inches at tie most but Care^waB p.at to :^lBeD and an audience of over 1?,-JOOip-people filed out of the gates thinking of the $10 to �1 prices of admis-alon I they had paid, i � v;, Never Gets Rattled '.fin all Clabby's fights In Aiistralla --and he had at least-:40; fights, all of which I have witnessed-rhe. hap never appeared to be rattled. I know'from taUjing with him after; that on sever-bccasions he saw nothing but hazy atmosphere with dazzling comets here and there, but Jimmy had that gifted fighter's brain and could always raise a smile and fool his opponent when in the very worst predicament He 'is, L suppose, the most popular American ^oxer who ever visited Australia. This popularity has b^en orowned^ and wide for nurses, but -without avi till yesterday, when one Mrs. Galli arrived from Calgary. Almost �' one of the dozens who have been a Ing for two weeks are now down.iJi' The thanks of the district is dtte'%� those who are keeping up the snpply of chicken, eggs, milk/etc. It requires a time like this to discover tUe real heart soul and- religion of ..oar neighbors. : jii The epidemic is no reepector. Of persons. First it got the doctor and at last it beat the minister. Two of the teachers. Miss Roe .:aad.Miss McLaughlin and two merchants, Mr. Dur-kee and Mr. Moffatt are the latest to fall. Everybody was celebrating yesterday as far as the flu would allow. ; Our train service haa heen tedueed to a trl-weekly affair^ that Is, It runs down one day and tries to run up the next .� In spite of the epidemic and that everybody is more or less laid up, nearly thirty thouaa&d dollars' worth of Victory Bonds were sold In town: yesterday, including one-sale made by Percy Watson, one of our returned veterans.  � :��-- � . t.; : :(I^om>-Our Own correspondent)' MagiteOi, Nov. 13.-Magrath had real live celebration on Mowlay after hearing,the welcome news of the war prooeedlngs. The news reached Ma-graf]^ about 3 a.m. Monday, but people were not awakened until near 6. From itaati tilde on the celebration was real Small boye travelled the streets with ^a esna tied behind waip>na etc., and they.'did their best to make a nolae. A^meeting was called by MayorBen-nioa of all the. Gltizens who were on i..the:street, about nine o'clock and Wfs decMbd to arrange a celebration SJvery one vgot busy. A program for the day:was outlined. "Flags and bunt-Jbg: were soon seen flying from all ttae^jbuBineaa places on^main street; T&e.-post office was-decograted and the VIcto*y::l,oan honor flag with ita five csrowns was theycenire of attraction, ftswas at. first:declded to send,each ot the Magrath boya,a cablei congratulat-^ ing 'thein on their success,but. aftei; TqconBi4.eratlon it was thought per^ haps on account of the difllcult]^ of the tl)i{>g^Bnid:many of the boys recently Ranging: their, address It was let'drop tnd a cable message dr^wn up to send ^ ltlieir�ommahder - of the. 'Canadian iP%:8tf'A^ Civrrie.'.�BfcIne,41nf, OB�i)>re�,]Ui convey. congratnIatlDn� i� alli'Mtfkratli bby^.at the fn�i: This public ineeting held at 2 p*.m. In' front ofithejkist office v^as one of the ,beflt-Pljtrlottc :ineeUDgi| ever held, in Ma^: gratb. :^A platform yftna erected t>n the Bidewalk and the people sat'^n their i�rB immediately in front on the street ^^il'ieut R. G. Swift aMnaii w^oni Macradi Is proud b have as a citizen was d^lrmata of the meeting., > The meetUis: opened: by ,the entwd alnglnr jthe National Anthem/O Canada/ Lieut. Swift waBi*the first speaker'and Heed-' less > to say,: everyone enjoyed his re-nlarkU; lllTordB such as those comiagt ffoni^ manwho has been ""over' there" and done his bit, being wounded' and wlUiiing the Military Crost-'along, with other decorations and returning home BtlU full of the spirit to "carry on" anb trying to "enthuse others, maj^es one feel that we at home have done-vary little compared with those who have been "over-there." He related > some very InteireBtlng facta' among which was the fact that out of the 32 Victoria-'Crosses won by Can-sdlauB, .five: have been^ won by > men JpOm 8outhem^^eht; t,;york �with R threshing crew.VS-'y;," /',,, After which Fulton- tooVW* '/!!�'* and hied himself to thOr.traln; If we waiit him foj- a beneflt-^B? hr says-we can get him, all the ;Alf>X{inV dria hotel, where he plaoB to BB6n4 tl>�> winter. . ' ^' �-..A-''.- out of here before somebody booked him for a charity engagement; McCoy, however, has remained bemnd. Meehan JsrUnpertUrbed ^ .Meehan, apprised of the pref^ence of the two heavyweights-the one retired and the other knocked out merely paused to remark: "Well, I need sparring partners. Why ndt Jnvlte tl^em over to Shannon's, starting next Monday? We can have a lot'of fun.": Fulton Is evidently) lacking in a full appreciation of how cordially he is disliked by San .Franciscans, else he never would have stopped hereabouts. � ' -' � But Fred, minus Mike Collins, the manager, who sUIl manages, but is no ;friendi is quite wniing to talk. AH th^t Fulton 'wants is more chanqesf : � ^ � : Would Meet Dempsey Again He would like to fight Jack Dempsey again, and is quite sure the battle would have . a 'different'ending. Also,-Fred says, he stands willing to box Meehan for any sort of a benefit right here In this city; where, on tw�. mere celebrating. . He also spoke of the Magrath boys who had gone "over tbere'VBomo had paid ^..the. supreme sacrlfKe, others would, return. Mayor Bennion in a few well cfaoseta words said he was proud of the record Magrath had made ^during the four [.years of the. war. In -money subscribed, In war loans. Red Qro's work, _and men. He also said we must be'pre-pared to meet the men who return some wpupded and ,wq cannot be too courteous.to them. . 'The prayer of thanksgiving was offered by J. L. Gibb, wherein he expressed OUT thanks to God torfall our, blessings and for the Aver ruling of air things. Vocal aelections were furnished by a group of young ladies' who suhf "For the Glory of the Grand Old Flag." ' T. K. Roberts sang,: "We'll Never Let the CM Flag Fall," every: one singing the chorus, andv.J..O. Bridge rendered "Hit the" TraM"That Leads to Mother." The meeting clos: ed with God Save the King; At five o'clock the parade �t^art�d from the town hall and encircled the town. In the lead wu the 17nlon Jack (and' returned veta, Lieut/ SWlft and family and Roy Hudson, the driver was Pte. Geggie; :^iiext in-order came the > parpnts and: famlltea of the soldiers hilled In action, parents and families of other enlisted men, ^ Red CroBB workeTB led by Px^^Meat Brad-shaw. The 'prize auto" was decorated by Mrs. Shelton and daughters ,in white body aiid Red Cross decorations. Mrs. Shelton and her daughters,' Myrtle; Lyle and Ruby all la Red^ Cross coittume was very qic'e. "Tha Victory Loaa ,'canvaBfierB carrieid the ,honor; flag; John Bull, Uncle Sam and other, prominent charaoters; ; the ''Clown" Prince rode the, donKey; the lECalser chained,'.B^umerouB clpwas aa^ a's^oup ;Qf (youag ladiea as pelrotles all made a gi^'^panide. 'The:/ii^jiie .oongfe-: 4pig|d'on th� eoiMT uTfiroat 0^ the Tradlag OCj^jWhere a bii,bonfire was made and the K^isi^r' burned In his palace, all' the while the merry crowd Joined In BJnsJ||||g'natior^al and popular Bongs. -Last-/but not'leaht was th� t^BBt The oxidonat9d:'liy -Mayor. Ben-aioh had beijb rohtited under the direction of Melyla Oodlprey and was now ready to et'tV'Brery^ had a real feast and'.i^KSflodaced;'It excellent A good croWd wafa ia'a'tteadance despite the n^aar^fniillieB Jduaraatined with the 'flit )Ovef!^on�-wAre their masks all day,: and'itJa hoped that ao person will contract acold or^exposure to the 'flu. All iwentvhoine tired but thankful to celebrate'^he.occasion. "The foli'dimg'Li^rdB were compoB-ea by Mrs;:ol)fe';^haloa..in memory the latjB^UR^y'ltatkla: v .r-^NE HOME" � He is not ddiilA; bht.Bl��pidg. ^ The bojt^OB'loVhrj^ w0ll, To waken iit"ui'*eternal. home;. . And thw^foreyer'dwell. So cease y/lfll^ UkA r^faldg,''' For the Jbys^tha't-pftdld not stay,;. Be flure a ii;eat6r lovtfjhaa ours, ' itaB .CBnedf yoiiiv:boi^ **�y. ^ Aad out' apditi^^t itreM whitethtoae, Where all oiirhophik&bMiB; LeRoy wlllr^lk th.e-'�hiBlag way, . WlthJeisui AstSljiliB^ , ,v Aad If his tl^i'iiold lips-could Bpeak, To Cheer you?"1lai^tB tohtcht, He would aayv'.^^SCleTe not! am happy" la a homebt idt� aaa^Hght. � So think qt.'hlB'Uf^ in a fairer clime, j That holds' noi^wreoks'from the strands : of'time,' .r Where the perfect light of heaven bo fair;./ ' � � , .s, . Shuts out�all}^adness, �ief and oare, Where.the rtkhteous cease repiaing, fd the weaf^^area^ rest that "B>e9^?hoae where angels r'.-:dwal4i-'^;: the maaBionBofthe blest : Aett;l^. dead �]idtA3teMi^erriil0tiBfct?l8 ihlBBing aad.Gsorg^^lanc^Q'Beriaus; ly Idjurejd as^a' rasbl'ti;9f^havW::h^ caught la i BdoifBlider , , soUdatbd; � bArry'the .news (Bf tlie traifSdy.v Blan NevJ 16.-Offleara ' o7 the German aervioe 'have tdken the Germah crown prince ahd'hie eldBBt aon, to a plaea of aafety, according to the Tageblatt oif Berlin, y - . CHANBEb' DAY OF ? r -THANKSGIVING � " of the.: four v^estem provinces :� show that influenza coadltibas ^> are such thai the ilshurches wIU  aqt^be. opeanext Suaday aad it  is'Urgeat;th4t'aatIonal thaaks- ^ jgivlag' be' postponed. The gov- 4> erameht,:ttbhrefore, has fixed " 4> the datevfor Sunday, Dec. 1. �> "�  THAT YOU MAY LEND Central/Garage ALL KINCfSOFiAUTO REPAIR work handled promptly and carefully storAqeV ""Accessories feATT^ries, PHONE 1023 / Old Relier,'Rifik,'dor. Srtf^St dl 4t|i AVenuo/^.,; Lethbrldge w. h.'dowungm 8. cook SHAVING PLEAjSURE - '*Mac"-tald me a few days ago thai since, be bought his AutoStrop his regular mom-::' ing shave had become GrDe of � his real pleasures. -If* aaty louppracIaU tbb if W hm an AuloStrop Sclatr - Ruar- the eniv nt4r that iharvana ila ownv , Uaiiaa;thMf�ii.th*ei)]yon(tbat(i -' alway^la perfaet (having coadlUoa, Talta adWmUgs of oat X i�n' Irb; trial.andjO^tain an AuloSlna ^franlyourdsafer.: Tty:it nadmrau: MndiUoiU aqd if aiit cnlirel* aatla.; ^mca'^ �if {'?'�?*"�*'*!� AsteSirtp Safirtylaiir Cb; SERVICE STAHON Atlentioof Mdtorists Your batterj' noeds;\.very care, ful atteatloa during ; the oold weathar,  7:':;:'y'::.y>"; > Call Our Serrice Depiirtmeitt and we wUl'.aeiid for; .your-battery and Btore same during the winter at reasonable - ratoB- At our up-to-date Battery. Station. 311 7th Street S.. mem Oie :'"V'; ARjE YOU WISE? OTWfeRSSAVEl I^HYNOTYOU? , WORK 6U-ARANTEED' EXPERT MECHANICS ! REPAIRING AND OVERHAULING DONE AT Palf^ce Garage, 2nd Jkye. inter Storage We can store your car in.> the vWoolen Mills for $3hivei.a(ao made arrangements to h/v,e your SattBryi ieelndr _a�ir'fot-,1(1,00 |>Br month while your, car la In Btorape, ' ,>' '![ Mppl j^k and Looscp! % V|ctoryr Ifai^J m Lf ave YptlR old TIRES and tObe^IN pUR red cross b^x 7 m ^A'vW:�;::?;�: :� ^,=--m,^i.&f�v::r ;