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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta fiKlNGIfJG UP FATHER" THE Lk-rlfBlilDGE DAILY ' 'I1-1-T^)�'HOW IN jrt&^oHT ROW- -^y^: 23,000 of Returning ,]M�n Want i To Take Up Farming iiC ^ Ottawa, Nov. 20.-Ovar 106,000 mew* bers of the > Cuna^ian , Bspediti^ohBi-y force.have expresBed the definiteyliita 'to take up farming In Canada after tile warv This figure was obtained bjr Interviewing 1^30,000 members ^of-the force overseas and indicates that 4S.B per cent of tliose men wlkli to go on the latad�,.Th^ actual number of men rotiirning aftefthb wni'.will be much greater, , The provinces in which ther Wish to settle are as follows: Ontario, 25,400; Albe'ha, 23,072; British Columbia, 16,136; Saakatoh* owan, 16,108; Kanltoba, 11,708; If ova Scotia, 3,633; Quebec, 3',S36; New Brunswick, 2,881; Prince Edward Is* laud, ^6; province not stated, 4,618. |n American League-^Matter Will, Be Discussed at Chi- St LouWvMp., Nov. 21.-That TorontoliKaftempting to get the Washington : "franchise in the American ^League became known here last night,, and it Is aaid the mattor will bo diacMtaed at the nfiUBl ifweting ofi.the membera of the league'in Chicago next; month; ' ijamoa J. McCamiy^,p^sidentiof the Toronto etub -of the ^'fiitoma- ..4 American Army Stars Will Compete With Best of British Amiy New York, Nov. 20.-Eight members of "the United States army and navy boxing team who will engage In contests in London, Dec. 11 and 12, with English arid French-boxers, sailed yesterday or London, where they will meet other members of the team of 18, who are in the service overseas. ^Included la thd party were Pal Moore, cf> Memphis, Tenn.. bantam the Toronto OlUb.Of tno rintorna-. ,,elgitt; Ritchie Mitchell and : Billy tlional Uoaguo,- Itjla.aald, is tho -wfinien. of Mttwaukee. and. Cal;Oe-irian whp^wanta tO'^rao�rervthe.^",i|^ of Cleveland Senatorsyto CanMa. i'Sproaident ^--- 4."" Asked � � Great Credit to Hard-Working Town^WeU-^ROwn Citizens-'Dead TIGERS OIIGANTZE ^ ' S * �mi.   tHamllton, C^t, T,,,- . -ka* fexceedliiiB-ly mp3e'srt;^,,a8 c6mparads,wlth' Brand's ten crowns and lAlhbrldgO'a ' silx :!^SpVICE STATION Attention, Motorists �Tonr battery needs very careful attention during the cold 'Weather,--v',.- Can Onr Service Department and we will send for your bat tery and store same during the winter at reasonable rates at pur uprto-date Battery Station. Slinh Street a. Phone 616 Prominent/U. ^. Army Officer Started Football at Georgia " Tech Quarter Century .. Ago Georgia Tech. which has risen to football greatness daring the Dast three .years; l&ew gridiron glory In another era.':::^ABd,that was in the days when Leonard IWood, now ^ general' tti rtho" United: States army, fought under Its standard a quarter of a cedtnry ago; I Tech'fifeil'todur. althongh proud of .'the achierementa :of Slropper, Guyou, Carpenter,-Harlan, Hill, FIncher and the'other flftelUtea of this generation, never cease, to. recount the tales of General Wood's prowess back In that period :when. fpptball was new In the southland. ; �'� " . 'SUrted Football Early The Georgia : School of Technology was founded in 1890-and two years later it recrnited Its first eleven. It wis largely due to Wood's efforts that football;, -then little plaiyied in the south, was Introduced in Tech. Wood was husky; powerful and full of fight. He wanted some action out of school hours during the autumnal days. "Let's'get^together a football team," Wood'auggested. ' "Oh,.It's too warm down here in Georgia for football," he was told. But Wood didn't think so. He kept harping oii the football subject. Finally he interested enough of his classmates to get together a team. Then Tech went out after games. It got a There have been interesting con-yersations during the piast season,, when a;number of the best players of the country Have gathered together, as to the possibility and propriety of their entering the lists in the struggle^ for the title of British amateur golf champion,'ifsticb an event is held tbe first season after the, conclusion of peace tenps. It will�be recalled ( that in the three British 'amateur | championshipa held . just previous to the great war there were over a scpre of entrants from the'TJnlted States. Trip Popular In fact, so popular had the trip become that If war had not cast its labadow over the links/twice that many ' players from this' side would have made extended efforts to brinf that Intqrestdd person to fill, physical m-structor of the young people lof Taber. Wlio will volunteer? ~ iffillLlTY \ In the great dri^o during the latter part of August during which the Canadians made the flrat breach in the famous Hindenburg line east of Arras by smashing the � Drocourt-Queant switch, Driver Thomas Watt, son of Mr. and Mrs." Gordon Watt, was killed. Driver Watt enlisted in August, 1915, so was on active service for Just three years-wheii he dl^d on the field of battle on August 29th. He enlisted first with the. Mouhted Rifles, -'but transferred later to the 39th Battery, a Lethbridge unit with which his brother was serving. Mr. and Ml-s.' Watt have r�celved __:_\. ^__,_�- the Radiator Man Has ;Mo?ed to 418 Sth ^ Streets. lard and other stalwart" canvassers having to give a share of their time .to combatting the epidemic, we are not ashamed of the reiiilt of our ban-: dicapped efforts, and We moralize on wlmt might have been under normal conditions. Much of the,; success of the canvass is due to- Dave Shlells, who courakeously � stepped into:: the breach when Addle ll�ng ^went'downi On Saturday, November 4^, at\ 8 p.m. Lela Harding, aged one year aid: one nlontlr, daughter pit IMri and Mrsi Earl Harding, passed'away, a ,victim pf the flu. The funeral was held next day at 11 a.m., the seirvjce being coh^ ducted by Bishop Hashes. , Thomas Greeri Dead The influenza took toll of another -vv. ------,----- lite on Saturday last, that"bt;Thomas title back to where it once, was, in Green, a miner at the Canada Wast 1904, through the wonderful golfing I njlne. After nursing Ws child through the diseWo,.he himself Chick Evans, when the holder ,pt' contracted It and aftyi�a-'Brave fight bo'thiour national titles, sUrely would auccumbed on S&tui^ajri^'at 8 pirn.' have>.gone, and so would a dozen oth- The funeral was conducted from Mr, ers to whom the International .spirit ..jjayton's undertaking office. The of rivalry is becoming.a.bit more than Minors' Band accomdanied the cor-a niere myth. The incentive to win tege to the cemetery.ifThO service at has been heightened considerably by the grave was in charge; of Rev. A. past failures and the single success of ;c. Bryan: Mr. Green W.aB 46 years 14 years ago. The probability, there^. pf age, and formerly came from Laa-fore, so I should judge from the trend cashire. His straightforward, ster-of ideas on this subject, could be iing character won him many friends made strong as a surety, but. only a who mourn his loss and sympathise "yes'^' tempered by the.proprlety of with his wife and young son in their the act. , j bereavement. The have lost hundreds of On Saturday evening also Sam first-class golfers in'the waf; especi-'Noble died in the influenza hospital ally tlv^ young comers;, their ranks ^fter a very brief illness. His body have been shorn of local ohampions was taken on .Monday^-to Turin for and ex-champions, and the lack of interment, steady-play has taken away (the sure' touch.of club and ball. It would be idle to statff that such high-class per- "Shorty" Williama Dead' The death of Evan^ Edward Wll .,---------.....-------- . - ijams on Sunday, at 2:--p.m., cast; a ----------; got a fGrmances would_ be the rule at^^^t^^^ gloom upon the whole town- WU- few and. the reinlta of- those games J first ehair.pionahip held as obtained ^^^^^ tamiliarly known as "Shorty, gave Georgia Tech considerable pres-!in tho prs-war title contests. ^^^^^ lived a number of years in Tabe tige. Wood not only started football at Tech, but he cofcched the-team and played on It, too. "The .Iron Man," ., . ,., ^ J had lived a number of years in Taber Strain Liq^ter Here well-known 'and popular Many of our golfern, howev^, have t^rouAout the district:'5'He. belonged looii iinflp.r Tin-stif'h and there . ., " .. i... ,____i.., t^^i^ anifitiiaa Rotterdam, Sunday, iN^v. 17.-There is no revolution in Holland nor is there likely to be. Pletre Troelstra, the.Socialist leader, speaking todaf at a.great labor congress heire, at which 1,538 trades unions and labor organizations jwero reprejsiented, npt only repudiated violent methods; but admitted that his earlier bellicose ut-' terances liad resulted in a misunderstanding of bis position. Bxtremista : who would Introduce Bolshevikism are In a hopeless minority in Holland, ' : TREATMENT OF PRISONERJI London, . Mov. 20.-(Brltlah. Wireless Servlco.)-In any quea- , tlon of proyitloning Germany, tHe Britiah ^: government vi]\\ kit oblioad: to take inttf account Xhi Way British pritonera are being released, unle�o\ the cruel treatment which such prisoners are receiving are I discontinued, the German go^rnment was warned in a yyireleeis message today. ...���� _:_:_- " ,' rf- WINS LIBEL SUIT. Hamilton,- Ont., Nov. 20.-The action brought by F. P. Pohlman against the three Hamilton newspapers for $5,000 damages for alleged iibel. at the ^assizes here yesterda^-, the Jur.v gave a verdict-for the plaintiff of $100 damages-against each of the dofond-ants.' Pohlman sued the SpiCtator. Times and Herald for having reported Chief .Whalet as having sa'd hu believed plaintiff to bo a priGernian. The papers made a retraction, but the suit went on. ^. - � :- .v TO EXAMINE BALLOTS \ New York, Nov. 20.-Supreme the following leltelcrfrom ontTof the offlcera.of the battery:^ France, Oct 16, 1918. Dear Mr. Watt:  I am sorry that I Jiave been unable to. write sooner-to tell you how deeply*! feel the loss, of your son, Driver T.i^. Watt," and to ask you and your family to accept my sincere sympathy. Driver Watt .was in my section, for over a: year and a-half and 1 came in personal contact^ with Jiim constaiitly. -He always proved.himself to be Japan, the African Maru reported 11 i deaths on her arrival .at Tokohamu. All the victims were Asiatics. t I � � �, >� '--V -qy ./ WALSH RESIGNS! -i-Uv i . :�� � . Washlngttoni, Nov. 20.-Frank' P. Walsh, Joint chairman with Wiltiain H. Taft on the national war labor board, today aeiiit his resignation; to I^^si-;.; dent Wilson with the explanation i hat" businOss engagements rea'ulred his ro' turn'to^'hls' lawIpractlc^;at tne'-fear-' ; liest possibleimoment... ' ' \ ARRIVES FROM ARCHANGEL ' f Washington,: Nov. 20.-Word reach-iod the'state department of the irrlval / In Scotland of United States Ambassa- ' 'dor Francis from Archangel. een that, j^j^. jirs. DavW Williams, unless a definite request is made for j . , ,,_,.,,e .yu, jjeiUeld by Rev. iiUTO TIRES JI'V^'"''^f'all siIees^ " ".y t}n|09ced Wto^en. All it�. tlon to his successful gubernatorial candidate. -, TRAVER8 ACQUITTED Toronto, Nov, 20.-r-W, R. Travers, former general manager of the defunct Farmers' Bank, was this afternoon ao-Quttted' by the superior court Judge 'in the,assizes of the charge of 'attempted rape preferred against him,; Tho case was not permitted to go to the Jury. ' ' V AVIATOR BURNED TO'DEATH Trenton, N. J., Nov. 20.-An army aviator was pursed to death and his companions were, seriously Injured when- their airplane burst Into flames and pliiBced - to earth on: the out-Eklrts of this city today. ' ^ ' The -Injured avlatoir. is^Hohson Tiipper of the aero squadron at Mlne-ola, L. I. The name, of tbe dead smo could flbt be Iminedlatelr lesrnflt. ARE YOU WISE? OTHERS SAVE! WHY NOT YOU? WORK GUARANTEED EXPERT MECHANICS REPAIRING AND OVERHAULING DONE AT, Palace Garage, 2nd Aye> Winter Storage^ We can store youi: car in. the Woolen M.ills .for $5iOO per month. ; *" ' . . , , .......... :. , . ... . / .>....., .... We have also made arrangements to have.your battery'leo^ed after fpr$1.00 per month while your car Is In storage:' '' ' ' BAALIM MOTOR Cor. ^ * BACK OF UNION'BANK'^ ^ " LEAVE YOUR OLD TIRES AND TUBES IN OUR REJ9 CRQtS llOitC �A- 18 7737 594? 74 1787901? ;