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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUB DA1IA' HERALD BRINGING UP FATHER" By 6; Me M anus -i' The Sport Page 'At Next Loses Jimmy Takes Many When ihe Olympic- games are re- unied-and Jhe aihiellc followers from the many lands- get-together -again there will be meny a famous hero ot fhesa great internalksmi coniuts to tie Epoken of In saddened tones as fine men who have gone lo the great bB- yond- In this respecl, amateur ath- has suffered fully as much-in recent years as has pugilism, from vblch so many celebrilles have pass- of lite. Natural causes have senl HTeral Olympic performers to their craves along irlth those who have made tie supreme sacrifice Jor their, countries in lha great The wmr' deaths are, oi course, In the major- ity. Victim The first Olympic hero to pass avay 'alter the Stockholm games sii years c ,.50 was Ralph Rose, tho giant Call- 0[ oneumonia i fr.'nian; Tvho beat the world In.putting "tbe shot in three euccessire Olympic iceete. Rose fell a victim lo typhoid fever. Jean Boaln, France'fl grealesl dis- tance mnner, was tha first clnder- pa'Lh champion to fall Ta tez great irir. Benin was Ihe sergeant.ot in- fantry and died leading his company in n desperate charge After nil.ihe officers had been sSlot down. Another Olympic performer lo yield up his life early in the war.was Hau, Ger- many's foremost sprinter. Russia Loses Arhletts Ilussia lost hundreds of her best athletes ID the war, and among these was A. 'R.' Talpile, tha giant Finn, who accounted for the discus Ihrow st the Stockholm games. Talpale WES serving la tbe Ilussian navy and was killed in-a fight between his ship, ;V destroyer, and a number of Gei'man. Sflll '.'another Stockholm winner In the war was Cecil AustTallan 'swimmer, unquestionably-one of the finest am- phibians ever sent out to won honors for the Island continent, liealy, who held the Australian record for 110 yards straightaway, 150, yards (two and 200 yards (ihree was n captain of Infantry nnd was killed on the western front after going safely through the Dardanelles fighting. Greece's Champion Killed Greece lost her famous athlete, in ..the campaign that Greece and Serbia made against Bul- garia following the first Balkan war. Tsiilljlras, who defeated our own Platt Adams by a narrow margin in Ibo. s'lanulns broad ]Qmp at Stock- holm, was not killed on the ballle- tield. He passed safely Ihrough Ihe ot the w'ar, but died jot pneumonia In one ol lie Greek de iDbUtzalic-n camps No' finer lad lost his life in Ihe real .war than Jimmy Duffy, the Con adlan maralboner, who finished In. But Before' Another Winter There May Be Real Enclos- ed Rink'in City seventh place In the race from Stock holm to Eollenluna and return. Duffy msaed to the colors at his country's first call. He was killeij in the Xe ChiipeUe altack. AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Fimou Haywood RE-TREADING A REPAIRINQ By ErperieBced All work Special Eonlf nant for Rim Cut Repalrv R.D. RITCHIE 2M 13th 8. Opp. EHI.on MIIJi I ADVICE FREE We will advise Ihe care of roar radiator and do .food .Tork If repairs are needed at a minimum cost' ANDY Radiator Man" 411 Fifth Strict South Ring Veteran Has Classy Strin .of Racing Down and Out (By Frank G. Menkc.) The other day we encoanlered To Shartcy In To ISDfAlIABER Prominent Rancher Annual Ratepayers' Meeting is .'Held Humor has It that Hie Eckslorm uditorium has betn leased by a couple of local men lor the winl-r to be put In shape for ah Ice rink, and thus assurance given that LethbrMge is not to be without skating thts winter: During the the Herald has been asked many times what was being done. This is the answer. But there is a possibility that, before another winter, Lelhbrldge may have better to of- fer Some local men are being Interested in a project (o bultd a regular honesl to-goodnesa skating rink, all enclosed and of- fering all Ibe comforts. Jhs ohl_y trouble with a cloaca bridge is thai Ihe' weather is BO .mild thai continuous Ice is Impos- therefore it is impns.- 'sible Ip gel a return on ey- "However flgurei win be..ob- lalned as to the cost'of fitting up 'an artiflelai lee pla'nl to supply Ihe fte whe'n the weatherman isn't the job, and if the expense.isn't too nigh Lethbridge "would then be equipped for ilcatlng and hock- ey from November tfll April.' In thll way It mioht be made a pay- Ing proposition. Lethbridge has a number cf fine hockey players but they haven't had an opportunity for years lo display their wares. But if a regular rink with Ice the winter, through could be secured Lethbrldge would get into the great-winter game with a' ven- geance. That's what Ihe Iocs! are anxious for, and if it sible in any way to obtain II will be done before another'De'cember rolls round. filling tlm most responsible Offices I the olectom hive- el their disposal. Ou Sunday afternoon Mr. Louis Klp.i, 37 years, pasted awey at bis home and burled on Monday 3 p.m.-, the Rev. Thomas I'Mlps couducilng the funeral service. The deceased, who was formerly em- ployee In the store his been ill for tame time ot Uherculoils ot the arteries, n disease tint baffled do pbyslcliu's ard finally proved foul. Mr. Klpp leaves a mourn his Chas. Drad. TLc litest pcrcou to fall a victim to fFrom Our tbo Influenza'Is Mr. Ciiarles William TAHER, Nov. Jlonday at tl Blacklock, a well known and prosper- a.m. Ihe fun'eril of 2lr. Hiram Roin-1 OU3 aheeji rancher living 14 inlles bough, who died on Sunday at the southeast of .town. Mr. Bllcklocji Judson held from the.un-j dicd'on ilonday'al 2 p.m., after a Brief der'taking'quarter's; of Mr. S. J. Lay-1 (llness that developed Into pneumonia ton, the Hcv. A. C. Bryan oftlclallng; -rne iec'eascd lo Taber from at Iho Inlermenl service. We wish to.; Scotland about JO or 12 years ago, was stale here, that .ths report given, .In unmarried and at bis death was 31 Tuesiiav's lUlhbrldge Herald in con-1 years and 1 monliis old. -He is mounv nectlon the circumstances of La thia country by two Mr. was based on Adam oml Archie, both sheop ranchers erroiiooua inlormetion. Wa Icaru lhal' near .Tuber, and a. Biiler, Mra. bear Iho brolher of Ihe deceased was .monl, and In Scotland by his parents him throughout .hIE Illuess and that antt Oiher relatives. Tbe funeral wll the latter did not want, for any heid-'ou L p.m.. nnt I lion or comfort-at iho hands of the (he gervtco conducted-by Ihe Rev.-A. proprietor'bf-the -ranch or the neigh- Q_ pryan. hors around. evening Dr. -Ilamniat i -Ratepayers'Meeting reported that Ihero were only 6-pat- The annual ratepayers' meeting 'he emergency and (Fronl Olir Own Corrtsuou-lenl) BLAIRMOTIE, Nov, fiercest wind-storm for ieveral yeara vlstlcd the I'a9s on Tuesday. Outsldo of o few telcphono. and light poles Llown down ihere was not much damage held-on-Mc-cuVevening, Nov. thai three of these would be leaving eis'nt o'clock In (he council chamber. Jn'qr two. No now cises had AWcrman In the absence- the the town Mayor Willard.r'occupied the chair.njoi: .eijhl days, there were preseni'also Aldermen pi--..Hammon lone In Ufalrmore, but at.Bellcvue, a few miles, from here Ihe was more severe. A ucw bnllillrig In Hie course of construction.was demolish- ed while" sevoral. other buildings suf- fered Ljorci or less severely. an Italian miner well Jcnown as one of Ihe most skilful min- ers of tho TasB, died here from In- fluenza last week. Friends uru lo see several of the old llhe'rs who have been suf- fering from the 'Flu about once again. Among these aro Mayor Beobe, Ar- chie' McLeoil and S. J- Sargnut. Nominations for mayor, four coun- cillors nnd three school trustees' will lake place hero on December 2ud. 1318. It is eipectod that the ban on pub- lic und social gatherings lifted at the end of llila week. S. Cebb' Comes- Definite .have "noiv" u'ceii iir. lur WB al- wl'.lclj jlio local Lyceum com- friitleo of'hiistnesB incij hiivo coti- rracled lo urlng lo tlieiclty durluB winter luoiillit. The 'ftyceuui iilan h iiuicli like tho Cliautniiqui plan, ex- cept Ihat II Is postlljle ofieii lo secure even frsulci' arllsls for Iho ivlnlcr lirojrani than for tbu Bummer. This la pnctlcally iho caac wlllr Lelh- brldgn's flrai Lyceum program, which '.fill start on Docmnljer ITIh. UN that dalu will hear obt of tho groutcst musical Allrac--> Huns which has ever como to Lho city. This will be the llcntia Farner com- pany. Miss I-'arnor Is a conllncnt-re- (owned .snprano, and hrlngR with her an orchestral compauy of grcal t. The company will likely appeal ut the Majestic theatre although definite arrangements for this are yet to' be completed. Kcit in order comes the ei'eatiist war reporter !u Hie. world, a man whom everybody knows, Irvln 3; Cobb. It lias been with considerable diffi- culty thai l.cllibrUgo has secured Mr; Cobb, for he Is In demand, and he Is speeding only tell days hi crn Canada. Ho lias consented lo'pay Lelhbrldgc n visit ou January 30th, and on that date will deliver not only his famous -wtr Icciuro, but ahici ono of his equally famous humorous talks. Neil comes the Schubert KcVtcllo, on March 25th. This will give Leth- brMge a series of attractions that out- slno of the Lyceum circuit Tould he niposalblo to secure. GERMANS OWNED WHEAT SACKS. Control of Argentine Grain .Brought Them Good Profit. Mr. Phllps an'l Dr. were appointed a commillce a.'t.o. secure a building Into which Ih'c number "uf 'other-'citizens. Mr. Sam-' patients remaining Jn the hospital son Sanderson, seSrelarT-treasurer o'f could _be, inoyed as aoon as; conven Ihe Ibe annual tlnan-; taken In order.thal his steadying hand and-'sane counsel. It was largely through Ills.efforts' (hot the Alberla Hockey association wea- thered Uio'slorm of 1911-li In basketball Professor Edwarja nlso made his Influence tnU. The "of Alberta, was fealhenvelsht boy came scuffling ot the yeai- of 51675.00. 'The disburse-] ments during Ihe sime period Idlellod' 571.565.00. This covers, rewmsr-l of nc-DDrVc bank notes, and .taxes paid OF board of The Dalance on hand am3unled. 10 f Tbe report showed thai Iho inacbl- !53 of the town had baen TSU during Ihe year by'several ih.ou3.inil dollars. Mr. Sanderson Ihat a provincial auditor was at present cn- Oij UiB tOWu vuOu BUU J. P. Price, In tha L'algary Albertin) Tho "cause of clean albleiics In Al- h'erta'lbst pne oflli staunchest sup- porters and greatest leaders when W Mulr president ot ine "-AT- soon as he had completed his 'work Amateur Athletic association, more, detailed report would he rribllah-l 0, lne Alberta union, ed. Alderman Tathter pointed ftnt professor.ot civil Mid municipal Ihat the "town possession ot, engineering in the University of Al consldernbls property in the form of yesterday In Edmonton, a long anil he was about the homeliest- i become a virtual raklne kid I ever saw. 1 don't know j the debt should tool what his nationality was. Maybe he was Italian, but I think he must have come from Russia. Anyway, a tunny- wss chaperoning a flock ol nifty race I looking nose, a lopsided face horau. "Those we asked. shot back the ring veteran. "Why, It was supposed that you yere out com- we said.. And then Tom lo liugh- '.'Tom Sharkey broke. Say, that's rich." Then TI explained. '.'Storlej appeared a short lime ago welh he surely wasn't easy lo look at. aren't I asked. said the kid. 'llnw did you happen to take my Irish name Instead of your 1 asked him... sai'J the kid. '1 took your name because people said that I looked like you.1 concluded lite grizzled war- rior, "I ain't no raving lots and quarter-sections" that valuable asset tn reducing should a 'period of expan- sion and prosperity make Its advent n Ihe near future. The ear3 or Iho C.P.R. were roundly npied because; of j the Irregular and Inadequate water auuply furnished during the past year. victim ot tbe Inlluenza epidemic. II was typical of the-man'that he had unsr.lfiihly thrown himself into work of helping lo relieve the se- rious situation In Edmonton caused by the epidemic, asi r. result ot over- work weakened himself to fiuch an extent that he wls unahlo to with The chairman of the fire, .water an 11 Ihe ravages of Ihe dread dla- Auto Repair Work HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY STORAGE ACCESSORIES Central Garage PHONE 1023 Old Roller Rink, cor. 3rd St. 4 4th Avenue 9., W. H. DOW LING W. 5. COOK. (o the effect Ihat you'd lost your rolllguy and Sllll had all1 the kale 1 mnd-3 and was earning the dall7 war bread Un the prize rinp. So ihey came by Uboriog as a guard In a Jersey munitions plant at ?1 per day." "I was' worltlDE In a munitions plant but-j I Traan'L toting around a replied Tom. "I bad a lat Job. I superintend en tT and It paid well. Out I kept that Job only ualll such time as the racing season opened and I could EtJp around with my ponies. But, say, ought to pijr tBal felloic a little something that wrote 'the ilory about me being "Well, I gnfiis a lot of people read me and tried to pry rne loose from sonie of it. Gosh, what a flock o' them came lo me. And the slorles Ihey told- very, very sad and pill- Then we looked Tom squarely in hjs blue optics and quizzed: did you ever loan out any "Who? Sure I did." A pause then: "I guess I've loaned oul about ns much money as Ihe neit guy when a loan would help a friend. And f guess I've passed onl as -much lo light committee poured .on Ihe needed oil by assuring tbe meeting tbat tTio service could noL be worse neit year and pronahiy- wnmrt be much belter. 11 was fell liowcvcr by preient tlial the only satisdctoi-r "solution ol the problem was iQr.tlie town -at the earliest date possible "to municipalize the water plant. meeting on the tliole was Ivc also of the substantial work that he council bail dona during the year. The ratepayers will on December f-tn je called upon to a mayor, flco aldermen and school This makes the election one ot Iht most Important held in Tftber. is easa when U attacked him. Professor Edwards was a man a- mong mon. The fact Ihat he waa cho- seii as president of the Alberta Ama- teur Athletic and con- ducted the affairs cf Llils organization It and think !L'd true, and that'll atop charity a? most of thoSc guys' that SERVICE STATION Atteation, Motorists battery needs very care- ful attention during Ibe cold waller. Oor Scrrke Dcpartnart vafid we will eend for your bal- .avd Klore during Ihe er at reasonable ntei >t Bilttry Statloe. Itl them from trying Lo borrow from Did iriiay Iry (tT Told. Sad Stories go Eround Doslcg as 'regular fel- But the dilierence between the other-' fellows and me Is" that I haven't hpen a snchcr. I didn't fall being Ihose .whose .members wearing khaki. Prof. Edwards had storms of abuse heaped upon his bead because of his decision, but that.ho was right no ono now doubts. Immediately after this Professor Edwards Eel himself to Ihe work of or gaiiizinz a'.military ftague In Kilninn league lo embrace all bran dies of athletics. This league, loo, was a success, and In .tills given, great assistance by "Deacon" V The league was divided Into Severn' sections, separate leagues ot baseball, i cricket, football anil track athletics being formed. It was an Inter-bstlal- Eon atfalvand championships wore de- cided, but owing to ihe movements of Ihe troops overseas it was Impossible (or the provincial honors to bo de- cided. Professor towards was the sou of the late Dr.-O. C. Edwards, of 5lac- leod, one of the pioneer physicians of the province, and of Mrs. O. C.- Ed- wards, who Is prominent In women's work Jn Alberta, lie was a graduate of McGlll university, and wss a lec- turer there before cnming lo Albcrla lo lake a chair in.tht newly-formed DUKNOS of IJio Associated iiur- of two nnd Imlf ailliol ot Argentine wheat by the allied govern- ments has brought good proflls Inlo Ihe pockelS of (Jcrmiin grnln brokers (n Iluenas Aires despite strict Inslruo Ions Uiul none of Hie allied wheat was 0 bo.purchased Ironi Germans. Today, in addition to having made- 1 nice profit oul o( tho allied trade, he Germans ilaYft.abaut a. million acks of..wheat _storedv, along the wharves to-be aiji'soiuV.ol Ihcae days. probaWy'b'abk prices much above .When the.alllod whcat'cpnvpiilioii was signed there-.W-IB ol Brain sacksTn'A'rgenlltla, They I'buld not be boughl at any within rea- on, Most of them bad'been Carefully patikcd ,ftwasr ;ln As :soon" aa; tjic' wheaV, coavfiiiloif ATius signed anil people bega'h'lo-Ufrn ilieir atlonliou lo buying wheat, Ihe .Ger- mans kept oul of whcal pits and-do- voted all their energies lo buying sacks. They7bought the enllrr. oulpuls of the Argenline taclorles anil then they began, cornering lha sack market hi Uruguay. This enabled Ibe German.agcnls lo conirol Ihe sale lo Hie allies ot i narl of Argentina's ,wheal crop. A live still and.75 gilloni of iwamp whiskey in proceEi _of rnaiiulaclurB were seized on.lhe farm' of Wm. Moore, sl.Bkye I-ake. near Wlarlon- Uulveralty of Albcrla. Albcrla sportsmen have lost a real during Ibe days when ..It looked as and leader In Ihe passing of though athletics musl 'be lotally for- hoped therefore that all clllzens will fake a Hrely Is'.croat In it and, Irre- Epcctlvc of party, class or denomina- tion. rwlll nominate on Dec. 2nd the ablest and moat interested persona In the community Tor these reaponslbTe positions.' Tbe refusal of Mayor gotten because of Ihe grcaler game ihat was being decided upon the bat- tlefields of Europe, is an Indication of the high csleem in which he was held by Ihe red-blooded men of this province. Professor Edwards' Influence lias1 Irten powerful among Ihe athletic fra- lernlty. A good, clua'sport, fair al- most lo a fault, he dominated the sit- uation which arose during the ci; cltlilg days when leml-professlonallshi was being -lamped oul In 111 Is pro- vince and displaced by amateurism. Although bis Influence was fell in all branches of athletics, his Prof. W. tfulr Kilwards. Dr. A. O. Hastings died In Toronlo. He was a brother of Toronto's medical benltli officer: HOW MANY. JAR? The Hudson's Bay Co.-is giving away a JlOO.OO yic'.ory Bond lor "Ibe nearest estimate. BRETON ARROW COLLAR CLOSE JIEETtNO CUT 1JP SHOWING A BIT OF CRAVAT BAND 'a original .founders of Ibo ;ed Foolball association,'S-.-'vra's prcsent'.at ihe ratellDg In Tied n. "You see, Iher had been Tead--my mooey u earlier Ihat was a tight-listed1, a vrorlJiy ca intlL I felt sure It was for :ause." "Thousands of anawere-l L for bank stories and 1 didn't piss out Tom. Ing bat 1 hear lie's Irish, and that maker; The subject shifted 10 prize him ill right.-. fighters acf'affairs of the present day. 'r--J "Ever "see WIITird' In "Bul ihere 'many Mfcks asked. Mcst ot the -'I ?aw Wlllara 'ilvo'.or Ihrec'ycirs are'Hebrew or a before he whipped .TolmsoriJ He -flul he's sland for re-clectirin. them >ualng Irish names, per-: didn't look ver; hap'j-because-they think'It makes' snrclg a and if siza counts them sound -tough.: Aid that reminds for. anything he ought (o he a hard me. About three years or so ZKO 1 man to fight. 1 never went np to ore of the gymn; In New York nud tbe fellow owned it Bald to me: j "-'Say, Tom, there's a kid here thai I If you flon'l shako tent name for a few years longer. Is your namesake. He calls himself of flharkey I'll knock your nose off. such concession Is speedily Young Sharkey.' I ain't going to let anybody go run-1 forsec a revr.lullon on our him I >ald. '1 want lo! nlns aroun.l casting smudges on the I will look at him.1 i beauty of the good old Irish (5 IM minutes a of lard to stand for a second term uni- work waa done. In encouraging and cs- vorcally regrcllc'l. He has filled the. (.ablishlng rugbr football upon a firm chair wilh dlgnlly. courtesy, Professor Mulr Edfcards was and efficiency, ana hag set's mark for those who succeed Taber Becomes z DoAlTnlL...----- _ stlluency we will ehrleiVbi.' tc- In 1011, the organliallon charge our great tndeMerlnM! via formed. 1H Vol only look part In by sendlng'hlm lo tke ot Ihe assoclallon, ibat lie la'appointed rntahltr'of Ih-i IjuL oul on the playing Inienor. In the meanllme'ire wlsb bin the .Hist rugby foot- a speedy .and complete recovery from ball lea'ai at ihe unlrerslly, and acted Ibe It Is hop-id (nil Messrs, ns Its coach.: Robinson, Vickery and Pattrion. who tfc was a {IMC loser and a rendered snrh esctlffnf icrrlce ivlcner. luring 'the. during Ihe past war, .will to of riugby fbofball at the'Unlyerslly'of Alherla. nia team won'hut.on'e garar BUSINESS MEN AND FARMERS W: Do Contract Rebuilding and Overhaul any Five Pasienger Car for 45 Extra WORK GUARANTEED OR MONEY BACK. ONCE A CUSTOMER ALWAYS A CUSTOMER. Palace Garage, 2nd Ave. STODOART ENGINEERS We would sugiir-n to the male elej- bul Ihe spirit of the team, did nnl fag.! lor.i. as a matter ot sclrtriSienvatlon, lie had mulllplleJ his personality loi .u 1.5UL. Ihat lliey Ret bujj- and elect two. Ud- ,wc> an extent etch member of; .asloms comparci! with ttial kid 1 got Lillian ios lo tie school b.wrri :Ulii.lMm the.kime purely for hacked off the boards.- So Hone to the council. This jtie ot Ihe cause ot jsatd to that kid: sop Ihat might them UnleA-jfawWr-i'Ia (Ho 4iys hot Jtockcy-con- lly (he days oMhc fanxm3 Oullair forsec a revr.ltillon on 01 n Ihei...... founded-by two other ,good ipdrij, f ap haio. bayond, make the one. In like two rents. are wo- Billy Isherwood and Fred Unvelle, ficn and women In Taper cabbie Professor IMwardf was with Get the Utmost Efficiency Oat of Your Car by Using a Hood and Radiator Cover IL keeps your engine warm and gives you belter mileage. We carry practically all sties. USE JOHNSON'S FREEZE-PROOF and save yourself trie IroiiMc of draining your radiator every nlght. recommend It. BAALIM MOTOR Co. BACK OF UNION BANK UAVE VOUIt OLD TIRES AND TUBES IN OUR RED CHOM IOX ;