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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX TliE LETIIBRIDGE DAILT HERALD THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1918 "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus JESS WILLARO WILL MEET JACK OIPSEY Jim Coffroth to Stage Show for War Charities Fund. vemte- 11 to 18, in the interest o� the drive. New York will be ihe centre of the drive. One of the features here will be j a boxing car-ni^al in Madison Square Garden, iand Jess "Willard will be given a KNEW Late Johnny Aitken, One of the Automobile Driver Stars Johnny Aitken, who died the other ; ,i:,r-V,; V, 1. .V �f Spanish influenza in Indlan- 'fnrm fnl^fhl ^vas one of the foremost tu,- H J? n,^i,�>, 1 { tomobile racers In this counfrv. i!e Son.^,rnLrS t�h tJ' 1 ^urvived innumerable competition.., es- rfhhol. InH^Jh.r ^,,�^n^i;: '^t � P^^'--^"-^ Vanderbllt C,p races S J^v-.�r 1 n��i.?itP^i,frt � ' �� Long Island roads when every Uriv-be Ibvited to participate and it is , , ^ ^5 . ,, p,,rv- Ihf n?aTca,l^?or'the ^i^JT^^-'"'^^ '""'^^ ''^aclune ^'r Coffroth of San Francisco, one of | ^ ' i""', New York, Oct 18.- Football is ^ t^-e best known fight promoters, has t,,,^^ o^thrv e^'n" wa fa not to be- the onlv sport which ^ni-* been ^selected t� manage t^'^^e ^sUw; of iLrriuI-k tha^:as^bT^^ (coktinded frou F�ont PaMI help swell the War Charities Fund In the big drive to be made thronghout the nation next month. The committee In charge met at the Yale Club last night and decided to add boxing, racing, billiards, soccer, track and field athletics and every other seasonable sport, activity to the list of aids in the united campaign to raise $170,500,000 for the Red Cross, Y.M.C,4.., Knights of Columbus, ^Jewish Welfare Board, Y. W. C. A., War Community SeiS-ice and the Salvation Army. The original plan had been for each of these activities to run its own drive, but at the suggestion of President Wilson all seven united in one big endeavor. Very fittingly sport has been asked once more to do Its bit. This time it has been asked to do more than its bit, and that it will respond in a surprising way there'is no doubt. The chief committee composed of Herbert li. Pratt, Walter Camp, Dr. Joseph Raycroft, Julian W. Curtis, and William Roper, decided to hold a national week of sport, from No- and he is due in this city by Satur- ^-..^j^ driving ir.to the chan-oiouship day night. Coffroth has managed i ^,^33 3,^^^ ^.j^^ jj.,pij pip- Vahna. several big shows San Francisco. of that kind in] OLD-TIME STARS TO PLAY AT THE COAST Tom Phillips Will Return to Game and Play For Arena Vies I.oais Chevrolet. I!alph JIulforl-and a ffavm of Detroit challenged the major Fred Orchard, a local amateur star, i leagues to beat its loyalty percentage, who returned from the front last year i "^^^ Chicago club has iiixtcen players after going through a number of big' '"^ service,, four of them officers, while AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood System BE-TREADING & REPAIRING By Experienced Worlnnea. All work guaranteed. Special Equipment tor Rim Cut Repaln, R. D. RITCHIE SOS 13th 8t S. Opp. Ellleon Mills engagements. "CABBY" GRIMES DEAD Wed-Known Veteran Lacrosse Player of the Tecumsehs Ottawa, Oct. 23.-Jack Grimes, better known as "Cabby," who twenty years ago was one of the greatest other clubs in the league are to be heard from. JACK IS IN HARD LUCK. Jack Britton, former heavyweight champion, has been having considerable hard luck recently, in keeping engagements. For a while a case of ptomaine poisoning kept him out of the ring. Nov.' that he has recovered from that ho is forced to cancel bouta Vulcanizing! Have^our Urea and tubes repaired at the Central where you get doUar for dollar^s worth of service and all our work guaranteed. Sectional, Blowouts, Rimcuts, Spots and Kettle R& treading a specialty. Central Vulcanizing and Tire Service Station Rear of Dallas 227-0 lacrosse players in the game, died at because of a ban case of boils on his his home here after i brief illness. j left arm. One of the first matches Deceased was in his 42nd year. He � he will take care of on his recoverv played with Orangeville and with tae^wiil probably be with Ted Kid Le-.vis. Toronto Tecumsehs for several years, and in recent years be had been successful as a coach. He coached the Lehigh University team in the summer of 1917 to the American lacrosse chainpionship. YOUNGSTER WON TROPHY A COMING TENNIS STAR. Vincent Richards, of Yonkers, N.Y,, seems destined to become one of tlie foremost lawn tennis players of this country. In 1917 he won the Xational boys' title. This year ne has won the boys' championship, the' national men's doubles with William T. Tilden Toronto, Oct. 20 -A 17-year-old ' ^^'^ national junior doubles, with lad, P. E. Cassldy, of the Classic Bi-i ^o�a'''' Taylor. Richards will not cycle club, was first home on the 25th Dunloy trophy 20-mlie bicycle race on the Kingston road. He started from the 12-mlnute mark and- finished a quarter of a mile in front of G.>, E. MacKay, the 13-year-old son of G� D. MacKay, the well known C.W.A.A. official and an old rider, while Tom Ford, a veteran rider, finished the ride from the 11-minute mark. bo 16 years of age until next March, i SECURED DIVORCE FR0IV1 1V11LLIONAIRE USED CAR DEPARTMENT JWitcheU Touring, 1917. ford Roadster, 1914. Ford Touring, Special Equipment, 1917. Ford Touring, 1917. Maxwell Roadster, 1917. BIJOU MOTOR PARLORS, LTD. "THE HOUSE OF SERVICE" Traction King Spent $300,000 Yearly on Self, but Denied Wife Money Detroit,/'Oct. 23.-In the Wayne County Divorce Court here today .Mrs. : Elizabeth D. Moore was granted a ; decree of absolute divorce from j Moore, a Port Huron traction king' ;and friend of English nobility. She I alleged neglect and extreme cruelty. 'One of the charges was that Moore � spent $3o"D,000 a year on himself, but refused to pay his wife's hotel bills. | In addition to a decree, Mrs. Moore ' was awarded custody of their eigh- : teen-year-old daughter, ?3,000 a month alimony, and additional sums for the : daughters' inainlpnance. Au added stipulation was that she shall receive ! $300,000 in cash .should, she tire of' the monthly allotment. Moore made his fortune promoting electric Intenirban lines In Michigan. For .sev.-2ral years he has maintained expensive homos in New York and London. Moore and ,Sir John French have been close friends for years and while ! the Field Marshal was in France oar-  ly in-the war, ?,. The race program accounts for the excess expenditure in this item, this having been authorized by the director's at a subsequent nieeting. Office rr.laries and extra help .ihows an over e.xpenditure of $409.07. Among a number of items contributing to this might iK! mentioned the neces-.sity of employment of help to pump the cest^pits during the fair. Over expenditures in other items are for the most part offset by,increased revenuo or inventories on hand. In viev,- of this year's experience, lt| would appear advisable that the bylaws of tile board should be amended to provide that all estimates should be referred either to the finance committee or ihf! manager for investigation and report, before being passed by the board. Dcalii!,- with the subject of entries, a conipari.snn of the total entries for,] tho exhibition with those of the ~1914 event, shows that this years entries compare very favorably with those of tlio provioiis exhibition, when it is considered that this year, our dates clasihcd with those of the Brandon fair, coneertod to be- the greatest live stock exhibition in the west. 1914 1018 Hor,=o.s.............. 337 206 Cattle.............. 347 233 Sheep .............. 89 173 Swine.............. 165 134 Poultry ............. 891 ,401 Grain.s and .sdo'Js....... 70 ' 35 Grasses ............ 42 20 Roots and vegetables ;.. 13 30 Fruit';......... 3 .3 Plants and flowers...... 25 13 Bees and iionfv...... 2 0 Dairy products aitd,^ Bo- meslic numutaclures . 104 39 Fancy Work........... 438 No classes Red Ores 3 work......... 154 Arts............... 106 -133 Natural History ...... -2 0 School work '........- 234 02 stock show was the entry of Percher-ou horses numbering fifty-tour animals. This was'duo to the fact that the Percheron Futurity offered by tlie Canadian Percheron Horse Breeders' association was Judged at Lethbridge. We wisti to express our appreciation of the generous assistance given by the Provincial and Dominion departments of Agriculture, as well as that of the City of Dethbridge in financing our operations. While the amount of the deficit which the city has been called on to advance temporarily to the board may loom large in the public eye, attention might bo called to the fact that the exhibition grounds have been restored to a condition whereby future events may be staged at little expense for repairs, while In addition to this, we are Informed that tlie increased earnings accruing to the street railway during exhibition week were Jn the neighborhood of $2000, this with inventories on hand bringing the net loss to the city down to approximately $2,-500 which has been the customary grant to previous exhibitions. We also wish to express our appreciation of the co-operation of the various city departments, all of which rendered valuable assistance both before and during the fair. We also tender our thanks to the Major Jack Ross Chapter, I.O.D.B., the members of which became responsible for the information bureau and were instrumental in solving the always difficult problem -of accommodating the visitors. The Girls' Auxiliary I.O.D.E. which supplied the necessary assistance at the grand stand, and the Lethbridge Rotary Club under whose supervision the Children's Rest Room and Nursery and the Emergency Hospital were operated. We might say in passing tbat these services were perhaps the most appreciated In connection with the exhibition. Borne twenty cases were dealt with by .the first aid crew in charge of the hospital, while over four hundred children were cared for In the day nursery. We also wish to take this opportunity to thank those who were responsible for the success of the new department created for Red Cross work. A\Tille up to the closing date for entries, this department promised to be an almost flat failure, this was averted through the acfive work of some of the members of the society, and I believe that the entries in this department at Lethbridge exceeded tiiose at any other fair In the province. Respectfully submitted, W. McC. MOORE, Manager. Assets and Liabilities as at August 3l8t, 1918 Assets Cash in Bank..... Cash on hand..... Accounts receivable Government grant . Inventories...... Office furniture ... $161-.90 Ptg. and stationery 231.95 Grotmds equipment 611.40 Straw.......... 68.00 Lumber......... 80.00 WILSON'S REPLY IS UiLIAlG 10 L ONLY BASIS S (Continued fbom Fjjont Faoi) (Buy a Victory Bond) Basel, Oct. 24.-President Wilson's reply to Austria's .note has had an overwhelming effect in Vienna, according to a dispatch from the Austrian capital by the Frankfort 55eit-ung. Not only was there a violant panic In financial circles, hut (no note was considered in political quarters as being extremely humiliating for the dual monarchy. Austria's Reply Zurich, Oct. 24.-Austria's repl^ to President Wilson, which will soon be sent, will declare that Austria is not disposed to enter into negotiations with the Czecho-Slovaks la Paris, but only with those in Austria, according to the Vienna correspondent of the Frankfort Gazette, who is usually well informed. The note will say further that the re-construction of the Austrian state cannot ^e effected so rapidly that an armistice must be dependent upon, it, and, now that EmperOr Charles' mani-testp has opened the way to reforms, the goyernnient sees no obstacle to an armistice. $ 181.27 ,^ 139,57 ^699.85 6,000.00 1,153.25 IGRAIH READY These Towns Expect to Exceed Last Year's Victory Loan Record Deficit from Rev. &. Exp. account ... Liabilities Bills payable..... Accounts payable . . Advance from City of Lethbridge ... 10,106.63 $18,280.^7 6,000.00 1,020.69 11,259.88 2867 1636 Of the total decrease of 123^ entries, there was In live stock other than poultry a decrease ol only 192 cmtries. ' The outbtandiug Ee'atiirb of the liViB 518,280.57 Revenue and Expenditure for Period Ending August 31st, 1918 Expenditui* Exhibition prizes .........$ 9 Improvements to buildings and grounds........... 5 Interest and exchange ..... Printing aud stationojr---- 1 Commission on advertising. Postage .. ............ Salaries ................ 1 Wages.............. Attractions............ Miscellaneous payments .. Travelling expenses ____.. Stampede prizes and exp. Grounds ejiulprocnt ...... Race purses.......... Advertising........... Raymond and Magrath have been organized for the Victory Loan campaign. Workers in both of these enterprising communities are enthusiastic and hope to exceed last year's record. S. J. Shepherd, the organizer, visited botli towns yesterday and as a result the following executives were formed: Raymond executive: L. D. King, chairman; J. W. Evans, secretary; L-L. Pack, T. O. King, T. J. O'Brien, H. S. Allen, J. D. Costley, .M. H. Brim-hall, D. A. Bennett (Wrentham), Prank Coffin and ' Wm. Spackman (Stirling). Magrath executive; E. Bennlon, chairman; H. B. Kelly (Spring Coulee), J. C. Peterson (Welling). John Bridge (Del Bonita), h. W. Bradshaw, Robt. Si*ift and T. J. Davies, ' (iMa-grath). of the military authorities of Germany to the popular will and that the power of the Jfing of Prussia to control tha policy of (Germany is unlftipalrod. With the peace of the world dependent on plain speaking and straight action Wilson deems It his duty to say without trying to soften harsh words that the nations of the world cannot trust the word of those who have boon hitherto masters of the German policy. HIndy Approve Peace Move With the French Army in Prance, Oct. 23,-Field Marshal Von Hlpden-buig, in an order to German officers in tlio field, referring to negotiations for an armistice, declares ho approves the peace movaraont and is obliged to support the government. He asks that tho confidence reposed in him in the days of success be continued. The German crown prince, In an order to tho armies under his command. ' reminds the officers of the respon-sibility'Tliey incur when they lose a position or modify the line in any way without orders. Copies of these' documents have fallen into the hands, of the French. Press Is Satisfied New York, Oct. 24.--Ow!ng to the. lateness of the houi*. at which Pfesl-. j dent Wilson's reply to Germany wasi I issued last night, .most of tho maorn-, |lng newspapers restrict themselves to a hurried analysis of the note. The Herald says, leaving all questions of an armistice in the hands ol the militarj- commanders means thao "Germany is not going to be allowed to withdraw her troops in safety from Prance and Belgium, to be re-formed at the German frontier as a wall of safety and to act as Prussianism loaded dice at a peace table. In this, as in his plain notice to Prussianism that it must surrender, the presideut accurately and clearly voices the demand of the American people." The World says: "With language plainer and more solemn than was ever before used in a communication of this kind, thepres-ident repeats his assertion that the government of Germany, which instigated this war, is not to be, trusted. "In this the president takes a position which is absolutely unassailable." The World concludes; "Those who address it (GermanyV, with cannon balls spea^kjhe only language that it understands and it Is with that tongue that the president now �closes tho discussion In Its present phase." Tile Times says:' "This plain meaning of the prehl-dent's answer 'Is tha,t if Germany is not now ready to lay down her arms, then the war which the civilized world is waging against her must contlnuo until she is forced to lay them down. The acceptancfe of these terms oC surrender, as the president points out, will be the best concrete evidence ot Germany's unequivocal apsent to tho principles and conditions of peace he has set forth In his -successive addresses. "The doubts Mr. Wilson expresse.^ as to the reality of the. changes in tha form of government promised in Germany are shared by the peoples of all conntries arrayed against her. But, upon that point he uses the,plainest of words and leaves no room for doubt anywhere In Germany that tho United States can have no dealings with the HohenzoUemi save lor Bur\ render." Mrs. Rebekah Bison, widow of Peter Elson,' M.P., died from Spanish influenza at her home in London township, Ont, . ) ,007.48 ,871.66 112.60 ,478.77 279.00 236.20 ,950.00 ,689.07 ,975.00 ,866,42 239.96 ,294.66 104.80 ,234.95 ,734.09 an BRETON ARROW _ COLLAR CLOSK MEE'nNG COT UP FRONT SHOWING A BIT OP CKAVAT BAND Cloelt, FMbody &Co..