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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDCIK DAILY HERALD UP v McManus NOVEMBER llTEOlSFi IN THERE DOHT COME OUT HERE AN THERE ME The Sport Page OLYMPIC ATHLETES WILL BE MIS At Next Loses Jimmy Takes Many When the Olympicgames are re turned and the athletic followers from the many landsget together there will he many a famous hero of these great international contests to fee spoken of In saddened tones as fine tnen who have gone to the great be In this amateur ath Jetics has suffered fully as much in recent years as has from which so many celebrities have pass ed of Natural causes have sent Olympic performers to their graves along with those who have made the supreme sacrifice for their countries In the great The war deaths of in the major Rose Typhoid Victim The first Olympic hero to pass away after the Stockholm games six years ago was Ralph the giant Call who beat the world in putting the shot In three successive Olympic Rose fell a victim to typhoid Jean Frances greatest dis tance was the first cinder path champion to fall in the great Bouin was the sergeant of in AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood Syitern RETREADING REPAIRING By Experienced All work Special Equip ment for Rim Cut RITCHIE 200 13th Ellison Mills fantry and died leading his company in a desperate charge after all the officers had been shot Another Olympic performer to yield up his life early in the war was Ger manys foremost Russia Loses Athletes Russia lost hundreds of her best athletes in the and among these was the giant who accounted for the discus throw at the Stockholm Taipale was serving in the Russian navy and was killed in a fight between his a and a number of German Still another winner tolose hisllfe in the war was Cecil the Australian unquestionably one of the finest am phibians ever sent out to won honors for the island who held the Australian record for 110 yards 150 yards two and JOO yards three was n captain of infantry and was killed on the western front after going safely through the Dardanelles Greeces Champion Killed Greece lost her famous in the campaign that Greece and Serbia made against Bul garia following the first Balkan who defeated our own Platt Adams by a narrow margin in the standing broad Jump at Stock was not killed on the battle He passed safely through the fighting stage of the but died of pneumonia in one of the Greek de mobilization No finer lad has lost his life in the great war than jimmy the Can adian who finished In seventh place in the race from Stock holm to Sollentuna and Duffy rushed to the colors at his countrys first He was killedj in the Neuve Chapelle IS DEtD AT TABER Prominent Rancher Annual Ratepayers Meeting is Held filling the responsible offices j the electors have at their On Sunday afternoon Louis aged 37 passed awey at bis home and was buried on Monday 3 the Thomas Phllps conducting the funeral Thn who vaa formerly an But Before Another Winter There May Be Real Enclos ed Rink in City ADVICE FREE We will advise you re the care of your radiator and do good work if repairs are needed ixt a minimum ANDY The Radiator Man 418 Fifth Strict South Ring Veteran Has Classy String of Racing Down and Out Pi Auto Repair Work HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY STORAGE ACCESSORIES Central Garage PHONE 1023 Old Roller 3rd 4th Avenue Lethbridge OOWLING COOK VICE STATION Motorists Your battery needs very care fill attention during the cold Call Our Service Department we will send for your bat tery and store same during the Winter at reasonable rates at OUT uptodate Battery Tin ttrart Phona 611 By Frank The other day wa encountered Tom Sharkey in Tom was chaperoning a flock of nifty race f Those yours we shot back the ring it was supposed that you were and out uoin we broke And then Tom to Tom Sharkey thats Then wt Stories appeared a short time ago to the effect that youd lost your roll and was earning the daily war broad by laboring as a guard in a Jersey munitions plant at per I was working in a munitions 1 wasnt toting around a 1 replied I had a fat i I was a and it paid But 1 kept that job only until such time as the racing season opened and I could skip around with my 1 ought to pay that fellow a little something that wrote the story about me being Why guess a lot of people read it and think its and thatll stop I them from trying to borrow money I from j Did many try it Told Sad Stories J Thousands of answered i You they had buon read ing earlier that I wan a tightfisted hut I hear hes and that makes him all All Irish fighters good But there arent many Micks in Most of tfie fighters are Hebrew boys or a j lot of lie in using Irish per hups because they think it inukes them sound And that reminds About three years or HO ago I went up to one of the lu New York and the follow who owned it said to me theres a kid here that is your He himself Young Trot him I I want to look at iu about two minutes a Rumor has it that the Eckstorm auditorium has been leased by a couple of local men for the winter to be put in shape for an ice and thus assurance given that Lethbridge is not to be without skating this During the week the Herald has been asked many tirrtes what was being This is the But there is a possibility before another Lethbridge may have something better to of fer Some local men are being interested in a project to build a regular honest togoodness skating all enclosed and of fering all the The only trouble with a closed rink in Leth bridge in that the weather is so mild that continuous ice is impos and therefore it is impos sible to get a return on the mon However figures will be ob tained as to the cost of fitting up an artificial ice plant to supply the ice when the weatherman isnt on the and if the expense isnt too high Lethbridge would then be equipped for skating and hock ey from November tfll In this way it might be made a pay ing Lethbridge has a number of fine hockey players but they havent had an opportunity for years to display their But if a regular rink with ice the winter through could be secured Lethbridge would get into the great winter game with a ven Thats what the local fans are anxious and if it is pos sible in any way to obtain it wiil be done before another December rolls featherweight boy came scuffling along and he was about the homeliest looking kid I ever I dont know what his nationality Maybo he was but 1 think lie must have come from a funny looking a lopsided face he sureiy wasnt easy to look You arent I said the How did you happen to my Irish name instead of your own I asked said the I took your name because people said that 1 looked like concluded the grizzled war 1 aint no raving but guy and ail1 the kulo 1 mad J in the prize So they came to me and tried to pry me loose from some of it what a flock of them cam to And the stories they very sad and piti Then we looked Tom squarely in his blue optics and quizzed did you ever loan out any money Who Me Sure I A pause then guoss Ive loaned out about as ninth money as the next guy when a loan would help a And I guess Ive passed out as much to charity an most of those guys that go around nosing as regular fel But the difference between the other fellows and me is that I havent been a 1 didnt fall for bunk stories and I didnt pass out my money until I felt sure it was for a worthy The subject shifted 10 ring affairs of the present j Kver see Willard in wo I saw two or three years before ho whlpperl He didnt look very good Hut bos surclji a big and if counts for anything he might to hu a hard man to I never saw compared with that kid I gat Lillian backed off tho So 1 i said to that kid if yon dont shako Hint name of Sharkfcy Ill knock your nosu 1 aint going to lot anybody go run 1 ning around casting smuilgas on tho i beauty of the good old Irish UUJIIB I of From Our Own Monday at tl the funeral of Hiram Rom who died on Sunday at the Judson was held from the un i dertaking quarters of Layi the Bryan officiating at the interment We wish to state here that the report given in Tuesdays liethbridge Herald in con j nection the circumstances of j Romboughs death was based on i erroneous learn that tho brother of the deceased was with I him throughout his illness and that the latter did not for any atten tion or comfort at tho hands of the of the ranch or the neigh bors I Meeting I The annual ratepayers meeting was I held on Monday at eight oclock in the council Alderman in tho absence of i Mayor occupied the j There were present also Aldermen Pa j Nugent and and a I number of other Sam I son secretarytreasurer of i the presented the annual flnan cial statement which proved to be one j of the best and tnqst encouraging glvi I en for a long showed the to tal receipts from January 1st to Oc tober 31st to have been This amount Included notes from the Bank of Commerce of and a balance on hand at the beginning of the year of The disburse ments during the sime period totalled This covers repayment of bank and taxes paid jthe school board of The balance on hand amounted to j The report showed that the inaebt I edness of the town had baen reduced during the year by several thousand i stated that a provincial auditor was At present en I gaged on the town books and that as i i soon as he had completed his work a I I more detailed report would bo publishj I Alderman Tainter pointed j that the town was in possession of I considerable property in the form of lots and quartersections that would become a valuable asset in reducing the debt should a period of expan J sion and prosperity make its advent in the near The ears of the were roundly boxed because j tho irregular and Inadequate water i supply furnished during the past I The chairman of the water au I j light committee poured on the needed oil by assuring the meeting that the service could worse next year and probably would be much It was felt however by all only sati solution or tho problem fur the town at the earliest date to municipalize the water meeting the whole was and apprecia tive also of the substantial work tho council had during the The ratepayers wii on December Stn be called upon to elect a fivo aldermen and thvi school This makes the election one of the most important held in It is hoped therefore that all citizens will tako a lively interest in it Irre KprHtivo of class or denomina will nominate on 2nd the ablest and most interested persons lu the community toithese responsible The refusal of Mayor WJ1 lard to stand for a second term la uni versally lie has filled the chair with integrity and lias set a blgli mark for those uiio succeed When Taber becomes a Dominion con stituency wo will to dis charge our groat indebtedness to liim by wending him to Ottawa and seeing lie is appointed minUterottho In the meantimewe wish him a spoedy and complete recovery from the it is hojiod that Vickery and who have romlored such excellent service during tho past will agree to stand for We would iiggei to the as a uiatur of that they gel busy elect two lad i ies to tjie school Imarcl and at least lone to tho council This would ba sop that might them j for a fow years I such concession speedily we forsee u revolution on our hau4l will the one iu Cierraauj look like wo And there are wo and wuuifii in Taber capable of ployee in the Bowden store has been j ill for some time of tuberculosis of the a disease that baffled the physicians and finallyproved Klpp leaves a wltejto mourn his Blackloek The latest person to fall a victim lo the influenza is Charles William a well known and prosper ous sheet rancher living 14 miles southeast of Blackloek died on Monday at J after a brief illness that developed Into The deceased came to Taber from Scotland about 10 or 12 years was unmarried and at his death was 34 years and 7 months lie is mourn ed in this country by two Adam and both sheep ranchers near and a Lear and in Scotland by his parents and other The funeral will be held on Thursday at 1 and the service conducted by the Wednesday evening Hamman reported that there were only 6 pat ients in the emergency and that three of these would be leaving In a day or No new cases had come into the hospital from the town for eight Philps and Hammon were appointed a committee to secure a building into which the patients remaining in the hospital could be moved as soon as conven ientrThis step was taken in order that the school might be fumigated and put in shape for the resumption of school The regulation re the wearing ot the masks was Tneettng adjourned to meet on December lnd at 8 to consider the lifting of the ban on public From Our Own fiercest windstorm for several yenrs visited the Pass on Outside of a few telephone and light poles blown down there was not much damage done in but at a few from hero the damage was more A new building in tha course of construction was demolish ed while several other buildings suf fered more or less John Rafflii an Italian miner well known as one of the most skilful min ers ot the died here from in fluenza last Friends urn pleased to see several of the old timers who havp been suf fering from the Flu about once Among these arc Mayor Ar chie McLeod and Nominations for four coun cillors and three school trusteed will take place here on December It is expected that the ban on pub lic and social gatherings wilKbe lifted at the end of this Concert Abb Hera 30 Definite dalOB Jiavo now been nr for tho four big nt atilloiia which the local com of buflfnosR men huvn con tracted to bring to during tho winter The Ojwum plan in much like tho ex cept that It is possible often to micuro nvon Krnttter artists for tho winter program than for the This in practically the with Leth bridges first Kycnutn which will start on December On lint datn Lethbridge will hoar one of the greatest musical lions which linn ever come to the Tills will bo the Hortha Karner com Miss Farnor is a continentre nowned and brings with her an orchestral company of great Tho company will likely appear the Miijestlc although definite arrangements for this are yet to he Next in order cotnea thn war reporter in a man whom everybody Irvlii has been with considerable diffi culty that Lethbrldgo has secured for he is In great and he ia spepdlng only ten days iu west ern He has consented to pay Lethhrldgc a visit on January nnd on that date will deliver not only his famous war but alio one of his equally famous humorous Next comes the Schubert on March This will give Leth bridge a series of attractions that out side of the Lyceum circuit would be Impossible to GERMANS OWNED WHEAT Control of Argentine Grain Them Good DEATH OF EDWARDS i By in the Calgary Albertan cause of clean athletics in Al berta lost pne of its staunchest sup porters and greatest leaders when Muir president of the Al berta Amateur Athletic president of the Alberta Rugby and professor of civil and municipal engineering in the University ot Al died yesterday in a victim ot the influenza It was typical of the man that he had unselfishly thrown himself into work of helping to relieve the se rious situation In Edmonton caused by the and as a result of over work weakened himself to such an extent that he was unable to with stand the ravages of the dread dis ease when it attacked Professor Edwards was a man a mong The fact that he was cho sen as president of the Alberta Ama teur Athletic and con ducted the affairs of this organization during the days when it looked as though athletics must be totally for gotten because of the greater game that was being decided upon the bat tlefields of is an indication of the high esteem in which he was held by the redblooded men of this Professor Edwards influence lias been powerful among the athletic fra A clean fair al most to a he dominated the sit uation which arose during the ex citing days when semiprofessionalism was being stamped out In thia pro vince and displaced by i Although his influence was felt in all branches of his greatest work was done in encouraging and es tablishing rugby football upon u firm Professor Muir Edwards was one of the original founders of tho Alberta Rugby Football was present at the meeting in Red IJetr in when the organization was He not only took part in the work of tho but went right out on the playing organized the first rugby foot ball team at the and acted as its lie was a game loser and a good During the two yours of Rugby foptball at the University of Alberta his team wonbut ono bin the spirit of UIB teum did not He had multiplied his personality to Huch an extent that aacli member of Uio purely for bport ii aiid for the cause of Kopd i jatiie days of the hot con the days of the famous Outlaw founded by two other good who have now passed Silly Uherwood and Fred Professor EtlwuftU was jireeeut with his steadying hand and sane H was largely through his efforts that the Alberta Hockey association wea thered the storm of In basketball Professor Edwaraa also made his influence The University of Alberta was always a strong contender for the championship largely through the stimulat ing influence of Professor It was Professor Edwards who final ly made the decision that all organ ized athletics should be abandoned for the duration of the the only teams which were to be recognized being those whose members were wearing Edwards had storms of abuse heaped upon his head because of his but that ho was right no one now Immediately after this Professor Edwards set himself to the work of or ganizing a military league in Edmon this league to embrace all bran ches of This was a and in this ho was given great assistance by Deacon The league was divided into several separate leagues of football and track athletics being It was an interbattal ion and championships were de but owing to the movements of the troops overseas it was impossible for the provincial honors to be de cided Professor Edwards was the sou of the late of Mac one of the pioneer physicians of the and of Ed who is prominent in womens work in He was a graduate of McGill and was a lec turer there before coming Alberta to lake a chair in the newlyformed University of Alberta sportsmen have lost a real friend and leader in the passing of Muir BUENOS of Associated pur chase of two and a half of Argentine wheat by the allied govern ments has brought good profits into the pockets of German grain brokers In Buenos Aires despite strict instruc tions thut none of the allied wheat was to bo purchased from in addition to having made a nice profit out of the allied the Germans a million sacks of wheat stored along tha wharves to be sold some of these probably back to at prices much above When the allied wheat convention was signed there was a scarcity of grain sacks in They could not be bought at any price within rea Most of them had been carefully packed away in German As soon as the wheat convention signed and people began to turn their attention to buying the Ger mans kept out of wheat pits and de voted all their energies to buying They bought the entire outputs of the few Argentine factories and then they began cornering the sack market lu This enabled the German agents to control the sale to the allies of a part of Argentinas wheat A live still and 75 gallons of whiskey in process of manufacture were seized on the farm of at Skye near Hastings died iu He was a brother of Torontos medical health HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JAR The Hudsons Bay is giving away a Victory Bond for the nearest BRETON ARROW COLLAR CLOSE MEETING CUT UP PHONT SHOWING A BIT OF CUAVAT BAND Ptabody ft of Limited BUSINESS MEN AND FARMERS Wa Do Contract Rebuilding and Overhaul any Five Passenger Car for 45 Extra WORK GUARANTEED OR MONEY ONCE A CUSTOMER ALWAYS A Palace 2nd STpDDART ENGINEERS Get the Utmost Efficiency Out of Your Car by Using a Hood and Radiator Cover JI keupg your warm and givoa you butler carry practically all USE JOHNSONS FREEZEPROOF and save yourself the trouble of draining your 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