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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta >AGE SIX this LEiauiuuiiB x>n.iL.\ ncriAi_u TUKSDAY, SftPTKMHEH 17, BRINGING UP FATHER' By G. McM anus DIE OF INJURIES The Sport Page JACK CURLEY IS A IE Has Made and Lost Fortunes in Promoting Big Athletic Events Jack Curley. nnco a boxer. ar.,1 the man who put .less WiUard in the running, is a we'd educated and wc'.l-ipeaking follow. The pressmen laughed lone ago when .luck talked about matching .11 in Flynn. tho Pueblo fireman, to fight lack Jolim-on. They laughed, too, when .lack sol sway with all that mouey in the Hack-ensehmidi-Gotch wrestling match in Chicago, in the wrestling match Jack made a fortune, but in the fight he ras a big loser. When Ctirioy matched Flynn to fight Johnson he was roasted ail along the line. He had made a barrel of money out of a wrestling march, �nd he saw no reason why he should not clean up another big stake by bringing o!f another battle in which lark Johnson, then a blading star, tvou'd shine a* one of the princi-pals. In till.- Curley was greviously disappointed. He lost all the money he had made at Chicago on the John = on-Flynn battle. He had promised Klynn a chunk of money, win or lose, but after the battle, finding himself broke SERVICE STATION HENRY J. DENN Proprietor All Makes of Batteries Charged and Repaired 311 7th Street S. Phone 616 he hadn't a dollar for Flynn or any I one else. ! Gave Auto to Flynn "What's the matter with that auto mobile of yours?' Flynn asked Cur-ley. 1 The question was put with the in-j tentlon of having Curley reply that he would sell the automobile. Instead ' of doing that Curley said: "Yes; I have- the automobile. It's .' mine now, but it's yours it you care ! to jump In and ride away with it." ' Flynn boarded the automobile and ! took possession of it. It was a fine machine and valued at $,".. Curley never whined over his losses, but took his medicine like a man. i la no time he had other lighters on his staff, and it was his hustling , that put the Johnson-Willard battle over at Havana and that put him on his feet again. Jim Jeffries, too. came of fine stock, land bis father being a clergyman in : Ohio. Jim received a fine education ] in his early youth. ! The father told of how Jim. being I endowed by nature with a sturdy dis-j position was always ready for any-! thing. He is an excellent shot and ' would take chances that some men , would not dream of. Ho has had many i adventures, and one which is worth ! repeating happened while he was in training for las last fight with Cor-] bi.tt. Mountain Lion Feared Jeff One day Jim strayed away from .'his Quarters with an old Indian he : had known tor years. The Indian is  a fill"' guide, and when Jeffries suggested to him, unknown to his trainers, that they take a journey through � the Hccky mountains and search for big game the Indian consented to ac- . company him. They had a couple of � rifles and food to last them about 4S I hours. i They had been out about three hours when Jeffries, who knew every nook and path on the mountains, saw BASEBALL GOOD FOR ALL SOLDIER! THRESHING GENERAL ! I'oNTINltKD from FRONT PaSB> but they are scattered. All the farmers expect to get seed bach, however. BARONS nanus, Sept. li�>.--Thr- -shing U now I progressing here. Crops are running j up as high as Co and 2o on sunum-riiil-; low. with a few over that mark. The I average over the district on summer-I tallow will be about 15. Practice With Ball Improves Skill in Tossing Hand Grenades at the Enemy The great good that the American national game of baseball is doing :'or ' the allied soldiers is shown by a rec ] t-nf dispatch received at the French 1 embassy at Washington from Franc*-, i Arlie Latham. former big league I coach, who has. been in Knghuul some ; time coaching the Yankee fis:hters ALBION HIDGE Albion Ridge. Sept. ir> - Threshing �regresses rapidly. The K"l!ar oulfit. has-threshed the crops for six farmers �his week, crops running from Sou bushels to lS'lo, No one is going to liv-' on the interest of his money this District flews One F��H Under Grain Wagon- Another Was in Auto Smash  (From Our Own CorrfiipinitanO .Mnelond. .Sept. Id,- -While, hnullns; bundles for (ieorge Cozen'a threshing outfit on A. E. Walters' farm n tow miles'north of Muclend, on Saturday, September 7th. 1'JIS. .1. II. Hortglns, an FiiKlisluiian. was climbing on his load. Ilia lines hud fallen between tin* horses, tin reached for them when the horses started, mul hn felt to tho ground and the wheels of tho loaded wagon pansed over him. Injuring him so Unit Dr. McMillan brought him to the Municipal hospital, Mnrlcod, where he died on Tuesday. Sept. 11th. The funeral was held on Thursday, at the public cemetery. Harold Frederick llitlton who was jiirl In the auto accident on Sunday .ft'Tiioon, died In the hospital on Thursday. The hodv Is being shipped price for conveying the children is ,, ivt,.., borough. Ontario. An' Inquest ISS.Oii ]ter day for each conveyance. To jmany this seems a largo Mini to pay -'-) about $*>� acres. (From Our Own Correspondent) Albion Ridge. Sept. 111.-Allan l.e Barre arrived home Saturday afternoon from Gait Hospital, Lethbridge, convalescent. He expects soon to be able to resutuo light work. The price per bushel for threshing is IS cents. The price per bushel for the farmer is the same as last year, while wages, twine and living are higher. Tho returns for years like this must, be counted and an average taken. The city man is apt to view the farmer's years like one's relatives-consider only the successful ones. A phone message was received at the post office this morning for Mr. A. I.eliarre. telling of his son Oscar I.eUarre being wounded In France. No details were obtainable. We trust, however, that the wounds are not serious. er expenditure It can readily be seen t0 the car In which be was riding, the that the total sum for ilio year is go- accident occurring on Sunday. Soiling to bo a large one. Altogether the H-mbor Stli. l'JIS. about It.-b'i p.m., the total expense for running our new i ,..u. |>,.iug recklessly driven by one school will not full far short of I-1', j Walter HaUou while under the infill-1100.00. ! o,,,-,. or liquor." Word was received by his parents j f..lr, if011clrwon appeared In tho. A. here on Monday that Gunner Mlltou � ,,,, (,(mr| (m ,..,.,,,,v_ Hp,,. i;!th, to i ,-.ny why he was bootlegging, und tell I what Hie twenty-nine bottles found in Mlltou Lyons, of the 12th Canadian Siege H.Ut., bad been wounded In action. Indications would lead one to believe that n considerable amount of lliiuor Is entering this district. A ease Is being freely discussed of one of our residents In tho vicinity Imbibing the stuff that Is being dispensed by thu local bootlegger- anil having afterwards given his neighbors considerable trouble in preventing serious mis chief on his part. Should this illicit drinking continue public opinion will demand Mint the provincial police department institute a vigorous investigation with a view to seeing whether this state of affairs cannot be remedied. his cache were for. After a conference with the authorities, he deposited with the government $-00.nil and costs, and his friend and coworker. F. Sickles conti United if 100.00 and costs. tip-as HUN PLANES SHOT DOWN Paris-. Sept. 17.-"-Two German airplanes, which liud participated in the raid on the region of Fails Sunday nlghl. were shot down by anti-aircraft guns. They fell in the forest of Com-pleKiie. Coleman, of John Stout, aged 110 years. Tin) deceased was one of the old Ulnars in the Pass. He came to Frank In 1:105 and four years later moved to Coleman when- he entered tho cm- Foremost, old baseball champion | ,,ln 0..(1(,r 0> he was surprised to' /i1mH ',;lsnli, - shown by the French \ finality. Th cuifesse-i that ; see ! he aptitlkl , for the game. i 'Mr. Kvrs considers that the hu.-o-\ ball practice will improve launching j u: grenades. One ballplayer who had  never touched a grenade threw one '. of those projectiles to a range of *>:ut conditions somewhat Improv-good, hard work I am in lino con.Jj- �0,1 ,;it,nr IU!,,l, ' %veek' W?, nxpfct tion and hard as Iron. 1 �"w that Hiifflrlent men will arrive "Fulton worked hard at fi.vt 3n,i I fom points in the. l.nited States, with I had him on every job around the Just Received A SHIPMENT OF MARVEL JUNIOR VULCANIZERS AND PATCHES BIJOU MOTOR PARLORS, LTD. "THE HOUSE OF SERVICE" machine for three or four days. It was evidently too much like real work and Frederick finally decided that he would go back homo for a day or two. "He went all right, but failed to return, and I guess he is working in the flour mill at Minneapolis. At any rat* bo Is not here and tho chances are be will not return. "If there are any boxers lying around loose or idle, I can give thorn some real workouts. Will have no time to bother about, boxing for another two months, but after that I Intend getting busy at Minneapolis and may stage some hip shows." SUSPEND FOUR AUTO RACERS Competed in Unsanctioned Meets Charge Made. is ,V(mv York, Sept. l-i.- Four Inei.t automobile met: drivers were suspended for varying periods nt a rocenl meeting of the American Automobile association for computing In unsanctioned race meets. The contest board of the association (liHijualiflo'i and permanently suspended lurney Oldfiold for*compoUng In an unsanctioned track meet at Springfield, III. Karl Cooper was disqualified and temporarily suspended for n similar offence. Al Cotey and Tom Allen also were disqualified and indefinite!/ sustain!�-l on like charguu. in the nexL tw-j or three days, to fill all demands. BULGARIANS ON THE WESTERN FRONT NOW Amsterdam, Sept. 17.-Bulgarian regiments have arrived at Mauborge to -co-operate with the German troops on the western front, according to tho Kcho lielge. BOSTON GOLFER IS REAL "BUG" Knocke Worsted Ballo Around Lot to Keep in Trim. New York.--There's u story told of a golf fiend down tho Boston (Ha-trict by the name, of Charltm H. Simons. Hn is tin- general Now England, manager for .Swift & Company, and, naturally, war conditions prevailing in the beet line, ho doosn't prom- find much lime lo actually play. Hut ' he loves it jus; tho same, and do-elded to keep his hand in. Ho dooHii't fear losing his present grip und distance and direction, but bo doon fear losing the knack of "keeping his eyo on the. ball." Therefore ho had hla wife make him a lot of little knitted worsted balls of the proper size, and if 0110 goes out lo his homo any evening after dinner Simons will ho found knocking these little worsted golf balls around his lawn, just to koop his eye trained for tho coal thing later Oil. of Grassy Lake and now a member of His Majesty's forces, was charged on Saturday, August, .'list, before Police Magistrate IJrown with occasioning bodily harm to John li. Flynn on August Hull. The prosecution was represented by Mr. McArthtir, of Cony-beare. Church & McArlhur, barristers, of Lethbridge, while, the defence was ably put forward by Francis O. Me-Keiiiui. baii-intci", of !!.t,',' Island. About six witnesses were examined for tho prosecution and four for the defence. Home idea of tho amount of evidence taken may be gathered from the fact that the case lusted about four hours and ihere were SO pages of shorthand. After summing up tho evidence, tho police magistrate gave judgment against the plaintiff and dismissed the complaint, there being no evidence to substantiate a charge of such 11 serious naturo as that Introduced. TIRES LIKE THESE should visit us immediately. We make a specialty of prompt work in AUTOMOBILE TIRE VULCANIZING Punctures, blowouts bllat-crs and worn treads given careful attention. It you have tire troublos, you cannot do better than to come to us at one*. Keep our address. Lethbridge Tire & Repair Station F. B. McKlnnon, Proprietor OPPOSITE BANK OF MONTREAL 305 Sixth Street 8. Lathbrldge, Alta. Phona 4t9 "SERVICE THAT SATISFIES" We Handle AU Standard Tires and Tubes. Buy First Class Repaired Tires, $12.00 up. �t�-. BURDETT (From the Dow Island Review). Our new consolidated school opened for tho first tlroo on Monday Inst. The following parties have been awarded contractu for drawing tho scholars Into the now school: Del Burnham (west), T. Hill (north and northwoBt), Carl Kumlln (southeast), Campbell Jli-og. (south), Miss Hums (north), Emerson Ilrown (northeast). It Is understood thnt tho contract Your Storage Battery Is the Heart of Your Automobile! NEGLECT OF IT IS ONE OF THE CAU8ES OF LOSS OF POWER. MANY OTHER TROUBLES CAN BE TRACED TO A POOR BATTERY. THE GRAHAN", MOTOH CO. ARE WELL EQUIPPED TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR BATTERIES. BATTERIES RECHARGED, OLD ONES ONES SOLD. REBUILT AND NEW E. AINSWORTH, Manager Central Repair Shop ALL KIND8 OF AUTO REPAIR WORK HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY. 8tora(|�. Accessories. Batteries. Phone 1023 924 11th Street South, Lethbridge, Alta. W, H. Cowling i~fc III i si WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF MOTOR CAR ACCESSORIES VEEDOL OIL DIAMOND TIRES � Baalim Motor Company Back of Union Bank THE RED CROSS NEED YOUR OLD TIRE8 AND TUBES, THROW THEM IN OUR RED CR088 BOX ;