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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, NoV^Aprfii, IMS), N FIERCE GO Men Slugged Through Four Rounds-Fulton Won Fight On Points San Francisco, Nov. 16.-In one of the; fiercest four-round fights ever staged here, Fred Fulton, of 'Kansas CIty,.-tonight won a decision over Willie Meehan, of San Francisco; .The men slugged their Way through- every minute ofN the foiir: rounds. Meehan centred >)is 'attaiilc on Fulton'^ody. While; the latter concentrated on ; Meehan's face  with a' constant succession of straight lefts. '"^  BASEBALL PATTER   � � � ? � >;|f� - Fanning about the old *St. ''taui Browns is Charley Comlskey's life and'j an hour's talk of old^times. is like adding a year to his life. Recently the old Homan wzs visited by Nat Hudson, who wasione ot the Browns when they won the world's chamiiion-ship. Huflson lives OB the Norlh Side  of Chicago and looks hale and hearty. He doesn't venture on the South Side -Often, but when he* does, drops in on , Cbmmy; to j talk oyer old times. "Those were the days of real sport," �aid Commy. '"A pitcher WAS an outfielder, or an inflelder, and we carried only ten meg. most of the time. Take . in the WKaM's series of 1886 for in-Btance. . Only tan. man play0# in the post-season games that year lor St. Ijouis. Only 11 men participated in the split of,the melon,- which wasn't a very large one." � � � '"Yes, and we were glad to get what ed, but forgot all about the fine for the same amount." "Latiiam was n remarkable character," added Comai.v. "He was all of tiiat," said Hudson. i"Ves, and there's only a few of the old Browns^ left-most of them have passed over the great divide," commented Commy. "There are only three o* four, 1 guess," said Nat. "Well, there's latham and McCarthy and Bill Gleason and you and I, Nat. j I guess that's the sum total of the survivors," replied the �White Sos chief. . rrcd Jacklitsch, an^old^U player, has beefa. made athletic director for Young Lady Nurses Family Through Epidemic Only to-. Succumb Herself Willing to Take Money From Boxing Bouts Held to Help i of the. roads south of town, as he jvas the Fund Now-:comes a. denial of;.the stories that had been published to the Wfect that certain high personages 'in the united war worh drive have opposed the Brooklyn Armed guard, recalling th^ acceptance of money raised from -to m|nd his championship as a sleep- prof^sional boxing bouts. Thaf is as er. on iFror.i Our Oivn Con-esDon'lent) aiaclecd, Nov. 17-During the excitement Monday, and while on the way to help with  some committee work Com. H. H; t:oung was driving on one Only Seven Gases in Hospital-Death of Employee Knight-. Ranch He is said to have had something ' it should be. If the alleged objebtion Bill Burns, the old Washington had been upon the grounds that' the pitcher, ivho could take a nap between innings of the game he himself was pitching. promoters or managers of the bouts, or tlie proposed 'xtarticlp.ants, were personally objectionable,'' then there ^Sflien. Walter: Wilmot was njaiiag-! would have been groiina for'the de Ing the Minnfeapolis club in 1900,'he bate, but when the knock was suppos-was bard up for a catcher and so bor,- ed to have heen based iipon,the i)lea' rowed- jAcklilsch" from,a big league jthat boxing was too v "brutal,!' one be-clnb. BYe^ arrived, practiced and igan to despair,qfthie republic in-these went to the bench as~tb,e game began. J days when .we ha-?e 2,"O0Q;000 meii on Wilmot forgot all about JackUtsch in- the other side fighting with lethal wea-the excitement of a battle-that went ponsi . , .. ; ' ' 17 Innings. ,. 'V How oh e^th'.there could he a pre- ' With darkness settling down,. the judice,,even in the^ remote, rural Im score 3 to 3, and "the bases, full and j lets, against the-acQspiance of .m6n.ey ;WO;down, "Wilmot suddenly remem-" " ^Ij^the big league catcher. He'der cfde'd' to send him in to hit in the pinch. But there was no reply to his -call. Wilmot dashfed away from the bench and out around the stand. There he found JackUtsch "aoimd asleep in the -17-innlng game." ' Wilmot .scflt the champion sleeper away that night. from boxhig bouts lb be spent for the alletiatioh of the' suff^Wngs of men on the battlefront passed coiprfihen-sion. There may. have -been some crossing a-1 culvert the plank broke throwing him out, breaking his arm, and generally disfiguring his face and several other bruises. He is now re^-l covering as fast as possible. A rathersad ' case in connection with the /'fli- epidemic is reported. A Miss Nelson,* whose home was In.Spokane stopped over to visit her-sister in Macleod. They were all down, with the 'flu.' Shenursed them a .few days, took it. herself, and as the family .re-covered, she grew- worse and died on Wednesday morning, as much a hero's death as thosB who died in France. "The Victory Bond week ended up well,- Macleod.^more than doubling her amount allottiicl; thus helping to bring j her noble bd^iS'home again. Bfoke His Leg '/O Saturday afternoon while thef youngest son of H.^.I"-. Watson, residing oft 20th St. .was.playing with other boys, (From Our Own Corresi>onaent> - Raymond, Nov. 16.-The old C. P. R. depot ig being moved and the new one;will shortly be built. Messrs. Smith Bros., W. Depew and F;.T. Holt shipped several cars o� cattle to the Calgary market Wednesday ^ Mr. Z. N. Skouson motored to Calgary.on Friday. Mju. and Mrs. Chag. Tltsworth have gone fo the mounta^-whlle the 'FlU is raging. Did you see the honor flag with tbe crowns attached hanging opposite the town hall? ,. Will Redd is pumping the Security, basement^ .dry. Apparently Raymond is still w'et., - - Dr. Greenway made a^ying trij^ to the, lease Friday night.: It wasthe 'flu/ihat called him not the Stork. The Stork hassmade eight visits to Raymond during tl^e past week. '.The 'flu seemsto be Ifeaving as rapidly, as it came. 'There are only four cases in the hospital. . . .1 Why JJo^Celebratlon . Some have.as^ed why Raymond A certain major league.'ball player, "see ..that they "feome to the front or nairie:'n6t gi-ven, now in the fightSng, forever get out of the game.. / ' line' in France, was- asked how it felt j England Gladly Accepts i,: to be under fire and have the big and it is safe to say "tJiat not a night in little ones co;me whizzing oyer in�his the- weelc, - except Sunday,' passes in direction. ' He made immediate and j Great-Britain that a!;,boxlng;shoj�: is positive answer: 'Let me tell you that any guy'who. btty is no5jf-tetln&,nicely. Agent Graharb from the Plegah;,Re-serve had a ijarro-Sr escape a few days such prejudice, but r has apparently ago. Ha was drifing into ^Macleod been'removed, and the hoxers are.free -yrhen near the corner of -rhird Avenue to go.ahead.and do their level best and Second Street, part of his.harness to raise money tor men who -are in  Sfve way. and, he ran the ^team mto the real'scrapping on Flanders fields, the fence nearby where they stopped All that remains is toj use the. iron ! and damaged only the carriage by hand on self-seekers Wo are Tiesitat-' breaking two of the wheels, while, the ing about ente?^g the contests and , �Sht I was under fire I was worse ponents who artf picked-, not fpr.tx- Macleod bovs when they return /"�Wheie is Latham now?'' asked a! (an of Gommy. .a /'He's in Londotf, teaching the soldiers, how to play baseball, and ' I , -want to tell you they have a good tutor who inttws his business. Latham was a student of the game as-well as 4 comedian." "Latham had a habit ot borrowing money occasionally," said the Sox Vitdh In on your own account, magnate. "Oned^y'Von der Ahe became peeved over an infraction of his .. code of etiquette and called Latham > scared than a bush leaguer pitcher in hiblUon purposes, vbut; an exhibition-.game with th^ee men figute to be a Hrst^ate match'." op ba;sean4.Ty Cobb.coming up swing- star. 'T ' � , > ing three bats!'.' : ..After that, however, explains the former liaseball star, "you sort of get thsy or the other Macleod boys when they return home. ;  C. M. Mitchell, inspector for the Canada Permanent �ioan Association, visited Macleod during the week, on busi- senseto,keep the ban on the and apparently they were- right. � A few of the geese or goose hunters of Raymond got some geese or a goose during th^ past week, while the birds have been moving southward. ...  ....... , � , Mr. C. D. Peterson is shipping his ; lage. Dr. McMillan; of Oranum, is now (From-Ojw'Own-Con-espona�ntJ  Nobleford, Nov. 15.-Tlid great news of peaice and the finish of the world wide war "was received ' here at 3 o'clock Monday morning, ^the editor of the J^thbrldge Herald tM^IjJioning the news, and it -n'as not a long time before all thepSogle in town and district were acquainted with the great news. A general holiday was proclaimed by the village council and,dur-Ing the day the celebrating waS^falr-ly quleV In the evening, however, a big bonfire had been erected in thdTj centre of the villagd and a beautiful (?) eflgy of the,Beast of Berlin was hung and. burnt. As'the makers, had put In, a good jfallty of powder when ho got fairly Started it was not long before he blew up. Diirlpg the cele-bratjon, whlstlfea, "b'/tlgles and crackers, together with cheers for tlie allies, made a din..'whlcl^Avlll be remembered for all time. To sum up, however, everyone in tbe village, was thankful to get:the news, and were very pleased that the.boys will soon be back. Miss Dalgleish, who has-been working at Fernle, has taljen the position as iBdgprkeeper at/ the Merchants-bank here; ~ � Miss Speckj who has been employed in'the^bank for some time, has been transferred to Lethbridge. ' Mr. C. George, who has been working with -Mr. �Tttckaherry'B well drilling obtfjt for the summer, left yesterday for the Stales; ".....' �The Spanish 'flu still continues here, another case being reported this week, B.' smith being the victim. We seem to be'getting.bne case a week, but all precautfonsare^ being taken and it is expected that nO more will occur.- The mestlctil otfi'cer of health for the v'll- large" herds of sheep from the Red down with .trieJllu.^^^^ Deer district to the sheep corrals east being.taken-by^pr.'iFraser of l|IftcleDd. -......, - In spite of the'fill and peace celebrations tlie* ^ctbty^'tban catnpal|;n still goes stea'dUy onV tTpto, last nightlfhe It's Done, Ye Know For instaiyie, in Lbiidpn recently ness for his company. nine,"of the best boxers in, Kin^Al-� Principal McGowan of_ the public of Stirling. He is also shipping hay from the Lesser Slave;. Lake district to feed them. v. The potato; growers of this district are having someidifhculty in finding a market. There are yet several thousand tons to be marketed. > . The youngsters are looking forward to the opening of school again; � some fearing they won't make their grades if they "are not soon back, at work. Dr. .Greenway reports four deaths in th(e,MennonIte colony at the Buck Ranch south of town. The same'col-only, subscribed ($10,000) ten thousand dollars-to the Victory Loan here. Vrhe people of Raymond would like to know what the wager was between the Herald and the C.P.R. over the yields of the grain fields seen by-the Lethbridge Board of Trade while on its tour of this district. ^Want War Trophies , If therdNai:e_ any war trophies ""com- coutrol of your,self, your knees decide y^^^^r^ gallant Belgian army met nine school and Mac Black, bdth cetumed ing to Alberta; the people of Raymond that it isn't old home week, and you jpjgked Britishers. ..These'Belgians are men, were the,principal, workers for feel that this t local committee had secured 'applications amotinting to^ $65,950.00. Wltk the big. effort that'is b^lng made today the committee, expect to raise the $70,000.00 ' which '-was- allotted to Jia. Though last -year this district raised $93,000.00, the :peopl6 are not downhearted with.whfit they have done, as considering the bad crop this year the sum of $70,000.((0 looked v^ry big at t^e start. However, they are now In sight ot the, finish, and.are well satisf-fied with -the worit, done. ^ Mr. and Mrs. J.i S. Green of.Passaic, and who..:f;esidod in,. Lethbridge for some considerable tlme.^are now rp-joioing In the. hirtli of-,^ daughter. Both, mother a^d^Baby are doing well. tcONflNTlfep, ^r6 Itf FRp^.�, PMtS} yet all -tlidi Wei/ln:|i^ep^^ theli business in Raymond.' Thei'^ubborip-tlons from Stirling BurpusaSd the most sane' vanticlpfttions ?oi-r tl^tfj/ajBcretary, tOaoii:himdred, people^^ frooTtthat dla-IriCt- Alone sub^trljied. The /Stirling 'endfof the loan was left in the hands of Mr.,Frank Coffen| to whom Is due a great deal of ibe credit .for the lot^gi'S' auocoss. . . � :-i In Ray^mond every: huslness house' with the 'exception of one', and th�t' Isn't on Broadway, has the honor card hanging* In its window> for' halving 100% of the employees subscribing. A great many of'^he rBnchers and a few townspeople "who were fitissed by the canvassers stalled to the Bank of Montreal and tjiere Heft th^fr'subscriptions. It is'surprising bow uni' quely the canvaiisero' handled some of the old "logger heads',' who "didn't knowya good investment wh^nthey saw it. ."There is d report pi one man refusing absolutely, a Jap, on ; the other hand the reporter saw ndt one hut several men subscribe whom he didn't think had enough io buy slioea for their fellies. Some people bought as an investment,'otljfers: is a sacrifice. Which is noblei*? B!anoy, every district in Canada orersubscrlbing as much as this district did, instead of $5^0;000,00O to help the government absorb the returnlng..-8oldlers, there would be $1,000,000,0.00. - a Thrilling Story In Figures. Calgary, Kov. 18.-=-It will be a few days yet before the final story ot the Victory Loan 1918, inj'SouthBm' Alberta is complete, because although every effort was made by the sj^cretarias of the fifty-one distript points to, get their I'final reports on the wires on Saturday night there were many willing canvassers out all r through the country who could,not get Into their various headqmui^s before midnight, so that the fffflowlng figures will have additions made to them yet. Starting out three weeks ago today with what they thought ^^^a6 a splendid audacity to achieve an objective ot $8,500,000, \h6 Victory Loan workers Of Southern Alberta have surijassed their wildest imaginings by piling up the magnificent total of 113,407,200; and the figures that are still to come in from the country will undoubtedly alioot this well over thirteen and a half millions. . "The Country Dfatrlctf. Leaving out the three large cities, all Uie rest of Southern Albdrta subscribed $6,644,460'and thd.oitisiehs of Calgary, Lethbridge^ and Medicine Hat bought $7,762,750 worth of government bonds. Calgary with over a million and,a half pf special .subscrlp-ttoriS, Including a single "subscription of over half a.^llilon from the'Albprt^ Pacific CompBi11w^.pok$5fB4t200 while iothbrldge, uatSm^A BifaHm-aB hotb^ orary 'chalrman*^a';iR. V; GibbonSij secretary, s'ubScrlli'eBl |1;140,560, and' Medicine Hat'h|liO'?l,j|0^:v,^ . f -r In. NorthernI'Alberta'^ i Incomplete r6I)orts' from- Nprthern 'Alberta .last night ^Sjhowed tliat this part of the province subscribed $4;-700,000, so that the figures for the whol0 of thQ provlnbe; still incomplete; show the splendid ;total of $18,177,200. Wlt^ON TOi^ENGLANP London; Nov. .17.-Reuters Limited is informed that President Wllson^is expected in England' shortly. � '.  ' ? �> �> ? ? COAST HOGKEY TO OPEN SOON to the office., , , , i Vancouver, Victoria nnd Seattle Out f'You're fined $o0,' said \on der { For 1919 Title Ahe, after explaining to Latham the making the trip from the trenches the Victory Loan in Macleod,and dis-with the consent pfKing Albert;>.rho trict, and it Is no doubt owing to their is a Regular he-king-"^and" all-around untiring efforts that- it was , such a sportsman, and it is inore than sus- great success, pected that, it the; lady cojis are not, . looking King Albert will have a size seriousness of his otfence. Latham , their championship, series ahout Jan-was sorry to.,hear Jiia^he said, andjuary l,\a few days later than last -tu-pceeded to make his boss forget all iibdut it by telling him some stories. ^ Before Latham Jelt the office he had iborrowed'$50 otf Von der Alie. Pacific coast hockey teams will start laWe bet on his trusty henchmen. ' The nine Britishers have been picked bv the military authorities of their Country, arid it palps us deeply; in this season, and will playj through until,-r----- --'~Y'r "-i, ^ v i,.- ^-^t. early in March, when "the champions ; highly moral age to-reflect that there will Clash with the eastern title-!'a jJvery reason to believe t|iat the holders in the-annual/jvorld's. series I royal wagerrttoni: Belgium,-w^^^ "To make the joke on poor old , possession of the historic Stanlev most certainly covered, Wn'ri^^^ for Chri8,a,l>etter one, he not. only forgot i accoi.^ing to word'receivedJIromPenny, which is another reason why to collect .the $50 Latham had borrow-, Vancouver President Frank Patrick the war should be 'st'opped* at once. of the Coast league stated that the dl- It, is leading praminerit,gerits:into the , town' and district should have some. The Victory Loan organization , should take this up,'' In- connection with the mayor and town council; also the returned vets. What about it? " / ' Death From 'Flu. I We are, called upon to -report; the death of Mr. G. Ross from the ":'flu". Mr.. Ross has been. working for the Knight-Wahson Ranching Co. on the Horse-Shoe ranch south of town for tbe past few months. He contracted the 'flu about twc( weeks ago and" -�vas brought to the hospital, where last  . � ' Monday ho felt well enough to be ........ r � around. As sopie of^the bpys who fFrrttn.our Own;;rorr�''ti�nj"nM had also had the"'fla^^e're;returning Blairmove, Npy;'^6,-ir'Phe^aeath oc-,to the ranch that day;,Rose"wantpd jo CRi'S NEST PASS ANDY The Radiator Man Has Moved to 418 5th Streets. !recbrswlllVobably.gettogeth.,the ^^^^^Z^^Ti^^^c^^^^ go "but "didn't feel just right so Dr. ;.i\>:/,� r,ot selze'i "nrt^ fhnt nii3->� rBr-'"s n.a.=,=. ,,c.,.c.o ______,. rinm'^^iw'' ing Portland's plans, Sut.'Viwicouver. j As we.have pointed but, the money Spanisn influenza. Mrs. Prentice flav �iil8''h/and dP-ith iinH.wiav pv�,, Seattle,and Victoria are certain'start-' to be derived, from the Brltish-Bel- known'in Bla^rmore,'. In fact' j,Y wf LssVfrofi'nS^ ers, and there is every likelihood � of giari "brutal exhibitions" wUl'be dl- t^i'oughout-tho-.P^ggi^d::ier,sudden'^r. noss.is irom.Detrolt,,Mlch, Portland again entering.the.race with'yided betivffen the Belgian prisoners aewiise came as a-grAt shock to her the end of the war in sight. 'of war feliet fund and the-^'s'cheery J^iany friends, It appears that Mrs. Work of.fitting up ths Victoria tund" of a London -newsn'aper NS f:^f^PINqi. * REPAIRING By. EKperJeBced-.'Worlanen.^ AH worfc.guarante^:,^peclalOBkiulp-for^BIm Cut JtepaliM. f:t R. pl RiTdiit I demic abates arid the closing order is rescinded. Whether a double schedule or a Bchedi^le similar to last season's will be accepted by. the P.C.H.A. this season wiir depend" on the number of teams entered. "I see you a good deal with young �Flubdub." ^. . "Yes, aunUe." '1 hope you tie. not going to marry a spendthrift." .� J'Oh, no. I don't think I'll marry him. But it's nice going around with one." -Louisville Courier-Journal. pathy. Although Dr. G, B. BayvfloW and his PLAN TO PLAY WINTER POLO assistants are working strenuously to - -T^, .- ^x' combat the 'Flu there ar'e a few moro Coronado Country^ub Wi" Stage (�Bse.'!' reported in Blalrmore during TournanT&nta San Diego,! Cal, Nov. 18.-With tafe cessation of hostUities.if]] ISurope, plans for the annual winter polo play at Cor-onado have been begun by Colin G. Ross, secretary of the Country club. The plans call for the beginning of play on (New Year's day, following Which there will be weekly tournaments up to the first week.in..March, when the tourname.nt for the. principal trophies will b9 held. "*" reported thel last-day or so but none of a very severe nature. , The death ocoured at Bellevue, Alta., on Friday morning! of/Mrs.-M. Goodwin, 1-whose husband Is 'at the present time in; France, MrSi Goodwin leaves a fajplly 6f^three,.8m^U children to monrn^'the* loss'of a loving mother and ItwHl-jlnile.efl b!fi,a great shock tb-''hirV80ldler.''husband. Mrs.. aoo(l.w,ln was a Tictlm a* tiu yVa\sh Influenza. ' E,NTER HUN FORTRESSES Basel, :Nov. y17.r-Fr.eneh? troops Saturday occufied Colmar and Mulhausen, two of Germany's greatest fortreaaea In Alsace, according to a^dlspatch received here. There was 'fio trouble' ih either place. GERMAN ELECTIONS Copenhagen, Nov. 17.-The German government expects to ,hold elections for a national cpiincil in January, says a. Berlin dispatch received here. MANY WERESUNK Copenhagen, Nov. 16>^A'large i number of ships deiftanded by the allies under the naval terms^^ of th^ armistice were sunlf by their derman crewi during the revolu-;^||iri);*{icccirdinr *0 Germania t [ Centra^ Garaffe ALL KINDS of' AUTO REPAIR work HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CARfeFULLY STORAGE � ACCESSORIES BATTERIES PHONE 1023 Old Roller Rink, cOr. 3rd St.'& 4th.Avenue 8.,-.Lethbridge W.^H. DOWLHHG W. 8. C00f�)C SIOIIACi SERVICE JjATIOl Attention, Motoristr Your battery n^eds very careful attention dui'lngi the cold weathev. . . ' - CaU Our Service ; Departme^ and we will send for your battery and store saiye during the winter,at reasonable rates at ourvlto-to-date Battery .Statloq/ 3ir rtHi street 8.:.. Ph�n� ei6 ARE YOO WISE? OliERSSAVE! iu%R'AN!tEE WHY NOT you? work dt�"5vR'AN^eed - ' e^^f'ert'mechanics  (Repairing and overhauling done at ,^ t-a^i^iaja..... 2 mm We datf >t6re^our car in the ^Woolen Mills for $5.00jp?|r^t)ntli. " W;^; h^^.e-alaglmade arrang^ents^to havp>y.our battery todkecf-rvfor .$t,.