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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBM06B &ML1 HERALD FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 191* TO APPOINT FAIR The Sport Page BALL PLAYERS' "SAFETY FIRST" IE / . (Philadelphia Ledger) The weeks developments admit of no other conclusion than that the 1�11 player -who signed -with the "Paint and Putty .League' as the alternative of "work or fight" will be obliged to fight. Many players deserted the diamond at different period^ during the playing season in order to take up employment in shipyards and munition plants, their action generally being construed to mean they would prefer to work than fight. At the end of the season nine out of ten players rushed to these ostensible havens in preference to seeking other places in conformity to the government's interpretation of essential employment In the main little censure can be attached to them for accepting positions in shipyards, for the reason that such employment was made specially attractive to them by agents, who held out inducements in the form of easy jobs with ball-playing as a means of extra compensation. However, in view of the various interpretations recently placed upon essential employment JJy General Crowder and the revelations made at Hog Island and other similar plants, few ball, players are essential adjuncts to the shipbuilding industry. Except jn. rare cases no other' conclusion could'be arrived at. One of General Crowders edicts auto tires OF ALL SIZES vulcanized By th� Famous Haywood System RE-TREADING A REPAIRING By Experienced Workmen. All work guaranteed. Special Equipment for Rim Cut Repair*. r. d. ritchie 208 13th St S. Opp. Elliaon Mill* service station henryXdenn Proprietor All Make* of. Batteries Charged ' and Repaired 811 7th Street 8. Phone 816 W^^^^^TAKEYOUR^^^^J RADIATOR TROUBLE TO ANDY HE'LL FIX IT Rear Dallas Hotel (Upstair*) was that a man in claiming exemption on the plea that he was engaged in an essential employment would ha obliged to prove that he was essential to the essential. On its face the ball player would have ditficulty in proving such a case. To jump from the diamond to a shipyard and subsequently prove that he was a skilled craftsman would entail a previous knowledge and experience with a riveting machine or carpenters adz. There is no doubt the one thing more than any other which has led the public to view with suspicion the motives of the ball player has been his desire to serve the country in a capacity �which at the same time would permit him to pick up a little easy money playing ball. He has been loath to forget the diamond absolutely. There have been few Hank Gowdys among the fraternity. Naturally, the comparisons have been invidious. The butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker, in entering the service has disassociated himself entirely from his former vocation. Why not the ball player? the public aBks. General Crowder has answered this question. He has asserted that all industries must be prepared to lose men when the new draft quotas are called, and shipyards will be no exception. Ship-workers who have been exempted from military service under the old draft Jaw will be obliged to seek deferred classification. A Washington news item on the' subject says: "It can be stated safely many employes of shipyards who are not essential to the actual building of ships or are not skilled ship workmen will be denied deferred classification upon industrial grounds. Baseball players who have found the yards a haven probably will be called to the colors." This course already has been followed In the case of Dutch Leonard, formerly of the Boston Americans, who left the Red Sox soon after the work-or-fight OTder wa9 issued to enter the Pore River shipyard at i Quincy, Mass. Leonard has been refused deferred classification as a skilled mechanic and placed in Class 1 of the draft. The local board's action in his case is an intimation of what other local boards will do in the case of ball players, as each case will be handled individually by the local boards, working under instructions from the provost marshal's department. L MACLEOD TO PLAY Real Old-Time Knockouts Marked Their Battles for Middleweight Title. the de-and APPROACH SHOT !8 MOST USEFUL Gotfing critics agree, almost without exception, that the most useful shot is the approach. Long, accurate drives are essential, of course, to a good game, but championships usually are won on the green and the approaching makes this possible. Often long drivers who are unable to approach with consistency never get close to the coveted honors. NO COAL FOR GOLF  CLUB HOUSES The "nineteenth" hole of the golf coarse is going into chilly retirement this winter. Golfers may play the royal and ancient game as often as they wish during the winter months, but the U. S. fuel administration has ruled that there are to be no fire3 for heating golf clubrooms. Billy Fapke first mingled with Stanley Ketchel in Milwaukee on June 4, 1908. He lost that battle in the first round, although he stayed the full ten innings. The Illinois Thunderbolt, had no sooner entered the ring than the boy from the west sent over his south paw in a terrific punch to the jaw, sending Billy sprawling to the ground. Billy, with a look of surprise in his face, promptly came up again, but the blow had deprived him of all his steam. He slam-banged his way through the remaining nine rounds, but his head was out of commission, and he scarcely knew what he was doing. That slugging match was decidedly Ketchel's bout, but supporters of the Illinois boy clared he had lost on a fluke, clamored for another chance. This time Vernon, Cal., was the scene of the battle, and'Sept. 7, 1908, was the date. This was Labor Day, and a big crowd filled Tom Carey's arena. The middleweight title now clearly rested between Papke and Ketchel, and the victor could rightfully declare his right to It. Tens of thousands of dollars were wagered on the result. Papke was returned the winner hy exactly the same method that Ketchel had used in Milwaukee. The Illinois hoy barely touched Stanley's glove, and then sent a hard right to Ketchel's jaw. The Michigan Assassin" went down like a log and the referee had counted seven before he struggled to his feet. Papke sent over another, and this time Jim Jeffries, who was acting as referee, counted nine before Ketchel was able to stagger up. As Papke had been defeated with the first blow in the first Ketchel-Papke battle, so was Ketchel now given a dose of his own medicine. Like one in a dream, Stanley fought on, dogged and with one eye ont of commission. In the twelfth round Jef-ries put an end to the slaughter, and Papke became the recognized middleweight champion of the world. He did not long retain the title, for in the following November, at Colma, he was knocked out by Ketchel in the eleventh round. For a fourth time they met, July 5, 1909, also at Colma, and Ketchel won in twenty rounds. Upon the death, of Ketchel, Billy again laid claim to the title, but he had lost his old-time- form and could not come back. I While Calgary and Medicine Hat are playing a five game series for the cheese championship in junior baseball circles, Macleod wants Lethbridge to play off for the real championship. Macleod figures that as Lethbridge decisively defeated the Calgary' team which is.playing oft with Medicine Hat there can be no doubt that Lethbridge represents the best there is in teams under 18 years old in the province. Following is . the letter from the Macleod team: "Having heard of the results of Saturday's games, we feel that we are in a position to challenge you for the championship of the province, which honor you now hold. We will be willing to play either here or in Leth bridge on Wednesday, October 9th, We would like to know how many games you would desire to play, and also the conditions under which you would play the said games. Hoping to hear from you with a favorable reply immediately, we remain, Macleod Baseball Club, Per S. Clement Ferguson, Secretary. A. Watson Captain.) It is likely a series will be arranged, i-^i T Judge Jackson Heard Cases at Cardston-Town Council Meeting. BOXING VERY POPULAR IN OLD LONDON NOW According to' reports boxing was never before so popular as it Is in London today. The National Sporting club is the scene of ^weekly bouts he-tween men of the service, and the American soldiers and sailors are taking an active part in the great revival of the sport. It is predicted by prominent sporting writers that after the war the boxing game will be more popular than ever before and that international bouts will be a common occurrence. LEWIS OR LEONARD? DISCUSS COAST HOCKEY PLANS "Vancouver, Oct. 3.-The proposed organization of a league of four clubs to play professional hockey on the Pacific coast during the coming winter is to be discussed in Seattle on Friday afternoon at a preliminary meeting of the P. C. H. A. President Frank Patrick, of Vancouver, leaves for Seattle tonight and he announced that he expected representatives present at the meeting from Seattle, Portland, Victoria, and Vancouver. Victoria had no team in the league last winter, but it is believed that sufficient players are available this season to per^ mit four, teams playing. A BARGAIN 18 NOT HOW LITTLE YOU PAY, BUT HOW MUCH YOU GET .FOR THE MONEY SPENT. our used car department offers bargains BIJOU MOTOR PARLORS, LTD. "THE HOUSE OF SERVICE" � JJJJI\ \u j,_, _l-J1 , J.J,,.,-JL,,,,,| J 111____ij__________ CHICK EVANS BOOSTS RED CROSS Chick Evans tops all amateurs in raising funds for the Red CrosB having been instrumental in collecting more than $100,000 in 40 matches. Jim Barnes leads the pros with $75,000 in 85 contests. Jack Hutchinson and Bob McDonald also have brought in large Bums in the last few weeks. More than $8000 was collected at Chicc^: when Evans and Edwards were beaten at Old Elm. After reading the accounts of the Benny Leonard-Ted Lewis fight in the New York papers it is difficult to decide who won the engagement. Several of the ringside critics say it was Lewis' fight all the way, while almost, as many contend that Leonard was the pacemaker and won by a wide margin. One critic says that Leonard was baffled by Lewis' lightning fast left punches, while another says that Lewis would have had an even break had he been able to avoid Leonard's wicked left. Take your pick. You can probably make as good a guess from.3000 miles as.the "birds" who saw the go. Ten town TROUBLE IN BOLSHEVIKI CABINET Vladivostok, Sunday, Sept. 22-Serious trouble has occurred at Omsk between the cabinet recently organized there and other leaders. An attempt was made, under the leadership of Minister of War Michaelov, to force a resignation of the cabinet. The duma was then declared dismissed by the administrative council, which had been organized by Michaelov to succeed the cablzsfe MILK RIVER Milk River, Sept. 30.-Mr. T. nant brought a cauliflower to labt week. It was a perfect head and weighed almost seven pounds. He says he has a barrel full more as good. Yet some people try to tell us garden produce will not grown In this south country. Our school board is quick to recognize its duty. They are now building a line new stable east of the consolidated school to house the pupils horses during the winter* and a fenced pasture for summer. Mr. Ben Ellert has'moved into his new house near the school. This is one of the most up-to-date houses in the village, having bath, hot and cold water, sewerage, electric light, equal to tho best to be had in any city. On Friday evening the'Union church choir held a social in the home of Mrs. Steele to bid farewall to Mr. Stott, our minister. The musical treat of the evening was the violin solos by Miss Smith of tho school staff. Mr. Stover in a few well chosen words outlined the work of the choir which has presented the church with hymn bcoks and special muBic and books for their own use entirely by their own efforts. Special thanks being given to our minister for his efforts in securing a splendid new organ for us, and concluded by presenting Mr. Stott with a small token .of the choir's esteem in the form- of a hymn book with music. Mr. Stott returns to Winnipeg on Monday to continue his studies. Saturday, was "Child's Welfare" tag day in Milk River under the auspices of the Women's Institute. Mesdames Hunt and Doeherty tagged to the amount of $13.30. Mr. Geo. Stewart, formerly druggist and reevo of Milk River, has gone to Calgary to enter the drug' business, i Cardston, Oct. 3.-The annual Red Cross meeting of Cardston is called for 8 p.m. Friday next in the Court House Mr. E. N. Barker, the untiring secretary and chief worker in the Red Cross has posted notices to this effect. At the recent sittings of the oourt here, presided over by His Honor Judge Jackson, there were two appeals from the assessment of the town, viz Card Estate represented by S. Williams, executor, and Chief Mountain Cemetery by H. Mcintosh, the man ager. Both appeals were granted and values were reduced aB requested by the appellants. In the last two years practically all appeals from over as sessment have been granted in a similar way, and it has resulted to this point. First, that the town will have to increase the mills for which all property Is assessed and run them up to about 40 mills on the dollar or maintain the present valuation. It appears to be a matter of choice with the general public and all the ratepayers as to which course they pursue, as there are a largo number of them who expect to appeal next year, in fact probably the majority, unless it is mutually agreed otherwise. The fact remains that a certain sum must be raised by the ratable property in Cardston and if it does not come in one way it undoubtedly will in another. Town Council -Meets Last evening the town council meeting was In session with all present excepting Mr. J. C. Cahoon who was excused on account of the death of bis father, Mr. J. C. C. Cahoon, the funeral services over whose remains will be held today in the Stake Tabernacle The remains are being shipped on todays tTain to Mauti, Utah, for Interment. The usual routine of business transacted at the council meeting and several improvements were mentioned which the Works and Property Committee would have In charge and the Fire, Water and Light Committee were asked to repair the electrical light pole line before winter and also to hire some outside help, inasmuch as local labor is not procurable, for the repairing.of leaks. Chairman Phipps of the Water, and Light Committee stated that numerous efforts had been, made to get local help for the repairing of leaks, but this is unprocurable. Mr. J. W. Woolf from Salt Lake City, formerly of Cardston, is a business visitor and will probably be here for two or three weeks. Mr. R. O. Remington, recently operated on for appendicitis by Doctors Pickup and Lynn is reported as progressing as satisfactorily as could be expected. Before the poeration the appendicitis had burst and it was a very serious case. He is at the local hospital. Mr. O. F. Ursenbach is alBo a business visito* to Cardston from Lethbridge. REICHSTAG CALLED Amsterdam, Oct. 3. - The leaders of the German parties have decided that a preliminary session of the Telchstag shall be held on Tuesday oi-Wednesday next,' according to German advices. The members will be brought together on this occasion to hear the government statement of its policy. CASE Montreal, Oct. 3.-Taking evidence by the royal commission appointed to inquire into the charges of perjury and subordination of perjury made in connection with votes cast during the general election in St. John's barracks by soldiers in favor ot Hon. J. II. Rainville, Unionist candidate in Chambly-Vercheres, was concluded this morning In the court house. Judge McLennan, the commissioner', decided that addresses by counsel were not necessary and he; also refused to Investigate other charges ' .made by Joseph Archambault, � deputy foe Chanibly-Vercheres, In the house of commons, as being outside the scope of the. commission., Theiljudge intimated that he would forward his decision to OJtaw^.durjng, Jtbe n�xt -week. Two d^fteera^exanilnea- this, �' morning-] were Lieut James O/1 Armour, Toronto, and Capt. Arthur C. Wright, Halifax. Lieut. Armour, 'asked as to why he had voted in Chambly-Vercheres, admitted that he had lived in Toronto for 8 or 10 years. He was under the impression, however, that a soldier was allowed to. vote in whatever riding -he pleased, In case ho might not be familiar with the riding where he formally lived. WILL RECONSIDER SUFFRAGE VOTE Washington, Oct. 3.-The federal woman suffrage amendment, which failed in the senate last Tuesday by two votes less than the required two thirds majority, today .was returned to the senate calendar in position for future action. By A viva voce vote the senate adopted a motion by Chairman Jones of the suffrage committee for reconsideration, of Tuesday's vote. New Government Regulation For Control of Cost-of. , Living / Ottawa, Oct. 3.-Under the new regulations respecting the cost of living, the council of each municipality is authorized to appoint a committee of two or more of Ite officers, to be known as the fair-price committee. The names of the committee are to be submitted to the minister of labor, who will authorize it to investigate: The amount of any necessary of Ufa held for sale in the municipality at any time; the time when acquired; the cost within the 'municipality ot such necessary of life, including all charges; the price at which the necessary is held for sale; the sale' price which in the opinion of the committee would be just and reasonable; amount of wastage or destruction and the reason for same; fair rental value of any dwelling held or offered for rental within the municipality. For such purposes the committee is to have the powers of a commissioner appointed under the provisions of Part 1 of the Inquiries Act, The provision made for publication of account of prices reads: "Immediately upon the close of the investigation the said committee shall report their findings to the minister of labor and to the council by which they are appointed and shall publish over .their signatures in the paper or papers published in the said municipality or where there 1b no such paper, in a paper published at tho nearest point thereto, the fair /price to the consumers in that municipality of the necessaries of life investigated. 'When in the opinion of the committee or of the council, there is evidence disclosing any offense against the cost of living regulations, either the committee or the council may take such proceedings as they may deem proper, or remit the evidence to the attorney-general o't the province for action." It is further provided that, except in investigations held by a price committee, where in the opinion of the minister of labor there is evidence disclosing any offense against the regulations the minister "shall take such proceedings as ha may deem necessary or shall remit the evidence to the attorney-general of the province," for; such action as he may wish to in-'stitute. ; �, , \ Every person who holds,, or offers :for5:*ale,;ior liolds or.; prOTWes^pt furbishes for .consumption at. a price, whether upon the premises which he occupies or not, any necessary ot life, shall sell it, or provide or furnish the saruo for consumption at a price not higher than is reasonable or just; any person who holds or offers for retail any property shall lease the same at a rental not higher than is reasonable and just.. Contravention of the regulation imposes liability to a penalty not exceeding $5,000 or to imprisonment for two years or to both fine and imprisonment. ? ? ? ? BRITISH MAKE DEMAND ON HUNS London, Oct. 3.-Owing to Germany's continued failure to ratify the exchange of prisoners and her raising the question concerning prisoner! in China and the release of U-boat crews, which Great Britain declinos to do, the British government has dispatched to Berlin peremptory demands lor an Immediate answer. ? ? ? ? KING ALFONSO HAS THE SPANISH 'FLU * Madrid, Oct. 3.-(By Associ- * night was 102.2 degreeB. > BUY YOUR GIRLS' BOOTS AT THE HUDSON'S BAY SHOE SALE r-;-^ Central Repair Shop ALL KINDS OF AUTO REPAIR WORK HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY. Storage. Aoeenorleti Batteries. Phone 1023 324 11th Street South, Lethbridge, A Ha. W. H. Dowflng Notice to Customers of the Graham Motor Co. We wish to announce that beginning on the 1st of October our garage will be run on a cash basis. The Graham Motor Co., Limited E. AINSWORTH, Manager If You Are Considering the Purchase of A Used Car it will pay you to examine our stock. We have the following to choose from: 490 Chevrolet Touring One Ford Touring Baby Grand Chevrolet One McLaughlin Touring One Dodge Touring All in good shape. $ Baalim Motor Company Back of Union Bank THE RED CR08S NEED YOUR OLD TIRES AND TUBES, THROW THEM IN OUR RED CROSS BOX ' ' ?95369 98787975 87 ;