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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1918 The Sport P ATHLETE KILLED ?red Steele, Star Hockey Player, Gives Up Life For His Country Sport fans of Calgary will be griev-to learn that Pte. Frederick K. lele, the brilliant hockey star of Ills city, was killed in action on Sep- {ember 7. He was identified In local ithletic circles for several years, and is work with the Retailers in the City lockey League last winter was large-responsible for the excellent show-of the team in the race for the hampionship. -.iPrivate Steele went overseas with 'draft from the local depot battalion March of this year, and after a AUTO TIRES OF ALL. SfZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood System RE-TREADING & REPAIRING By Experienced Workmen. All work guaranteed. Special Equipment for Rim Cut Repairs. R. D. RITCHIE .208 13th St, S. Opp. Ellleon Mills STORAGE  BATTERY SERVICE STATION HENRY X DENN Proprietor All Makes of Batteries Charged and Repaired J11 7th 8treet S. Phone 616 WE BOIL 'EM ', We boil your radiator in a 'preparation that thoroughly , cleanses it, making it easy to discover and fix leaks. We are better equipped in this away than Calgary-having the only boiling outfit in the district. : ANDY "The Radiator Man" Rear Dallas Hotel (Upstairs) brief course of training in the old country he was Sent to France. That he participated in the recent drive made by the Canadians is quite evident from the date on which it is officially stated he was slain in battle. He was always well liked by the hockey fans in Calgary, and the news of his death in-action will come as a great shock. Came West in 1913 Deceased, who was. born in Alliston, Ont., 28 years ago, came to Calgary in 1913, and was a member of the East End Vies when that speedy septette made such a remarkable showing in the City Hockey League. He was em; ployed with the Hudson's Bay Co-, for more than a year, and after that ho was employed by the John Irwin Grocery tor two years. After that, Private Steele went to-Carmangay and was employed in the Peacock general store from July, 1916, until January, 1918, when he was called into barracks for military training. While in Calgary he lived with his sister, Mrs. Duncan MacLean, at 82.8 Third Avenue, Sun-nyside. The work of Fred Steele on the defence of any hockey team was a feature in itself. He was a hill of strength when he came to breaking up attacks, and his spectacular rushes were always a treat to watch in a game. He held a splendid average, with the Retailers last winter, and he was always looked upon as a clean and honorable � sport. The sympathy of the sporting fraternity of Calgary is extended to his sister and aged parents who are living in the east.- (Calgary Herald.) - WALTER JOHNSON HURLED FIFTEEN Athletics Were Only team Wasn't Able to Beat In Extra Innings He BOXING GOS3IP ' Now they're telling one on Fred Fulton, or rather on Mike Collins, Fred's manager, : which shows with what confidence Dempsey entered the ring againstiFulton'Over Jersey-way recently. Collins noticed that Dempsey wore tire tape bandages. Immediately he set up a dreadful howl to Dempsey in person. Jack finally called Kearns, his manager, over and said: "Jack, tell this fellow not to bother me any more. Gp over and give Fulton all the tape he cares to wear and tell him he'll need It." Kearns found Fulton deep In thought in the other corner. OUFfY WANTS TO- FIGHT 65 Years Old, Former Athlete Swims 12 Miles to Prove He's Fit. New York, Sept. 26.-To prove his oft-disputed assertion that, although 65 years old, he still is physically fit for military service, William J. Duffy, a deputy internal revenue officer, and formerly a noted athlete, swam yesterday from Brookyn Bridge to Coney Island, approximately twelve miles, in faster time than he did eight years ago. "I have tried my best to get over there to do my bit," he said, "but every time 1 applied they told me that a man of my age could never stand the strain incident to war work. Now maybe they'll listen to me." Gray Dort Motor Cars Advance Rumely Engines Sharpies Cream Separators GIVE U8 A CALL ALLEN JACK OPPOSITE LETHBRIDGE HOTEL PHONE 1544 Overstocked For One Day Only, Saturday, September 28th, we will sell S^-inch Chains at............$3.25 4-inch Chains at..............$3.50 BIJOU MOTOR PARLORS, LTD. "THE HOUSE OF SERVICE" When Walter Johnson gets into an essential'occupation his salary should be a large one, since he is a glutton for working overtime and stands in a class by himself among the American league pitchers this year in forcing his way into extra-inning games. He has been the responsible party in 15 over-time games. Johnson pitched extra-inning games during 191S"in every spot on the younger circuit save Boston and his 15 extra-inning games this year, seven have been pitched at home, two in Chicago, two in Detroit, one in Cleveland, one in Philadelphia, one in St. Louis and one in New York. In his collection of extra-period affairs are three games of ten innings, four ot 11, two of 12, one of 13, one of 14, one of 16, one of 16 and two of 18. The "Fire Ball King" started nine of the excess round affairs in which he has been entangled and finished six for other parties. When Johnson was going it alone he copped six long battles and lost three; when he was helping out others he landed two controversies and let four escape. The one team Johnson was ' not able to abate this season after a game got beyond the ninth was Philadelphia. He dropped an 11-inning fray to the Mackmen on May 4, 1 to 0, Scott Perry, cause of a good many of baseball's big troubles this year, stacking up against him. Harry Harper started this battle. Every other American league club Johnson has vbeaten at least once in extra innings this year and two clubs -Chicago and St. Louis-he has beaten twice. The Browns have not taken an additional period away from Sir Walter, Detroit winning two battles that went past the ninth and the other clubs one. The only pitcher whose record nearly approaches Johnson'B in regard to extra-inning games figured in is Stanley Covaleskie of Cleveland. He was in nine games that have given the fans more than they pafrt to see, winning a 19-inning conflict and games that lasted 12 and 11 sessions and losing all the others. George Mogridge of the Yankees, has gone on working eight times after the ninth inning whistle has blown. He had the misfortune to oppose Covaleskie when the Yankees and the Indians played two full games and one inning of another before reaching a decision and he also went down to defeat in a 15-round fracas. The port-sider's record in extra-inning games is four wins and four losses. Jim Bagby 6� Ireland has won HEROES AND HEROES The world's baseball series this year produced no heroes. Every other year there have ? been "miracle men" such as ? Stallings, and heroes by the * score. They were heralded as > demideities, so to speak. There were none such in 1918. People ? have new ideas on heroism ? new. Only those are heroes who > are doing the Big Thing in tho * war.  Big Thing is only a relative  term. Tnore are the boyB who  win the V.C. There are grades  of medals and honors, but all > demanding the heroic fibre. Then there are those who work ? unnamed and unnoticed to win You can never get a Vic- ? toria Cross by producing big- ? ger and better crops, but you �> can help to win the war, > which is a Big Thing at that. > Help speed up production for 1919. Start now.. v ? ? > * L inspector Torrie Joins Teaching Staff-W. A. Stickle Is Made Principal Edmonton, Sept. 26.-The Minister of Education announces the appointment of Mr. Arthur E. Torrie, B.A., School Inspector for the Madleod inspectorate, to the staff of the Cam-rose Normal school, taking the place of Mr. W. A. Stickle who has been promoted to the position of principal of that institution. Mr. Torrie hag been engaged in educational work in Alberta since 1901. He received his early education in Or-angevllle, Ontario, and his normal training in Toronto. He taught for a short time in his native province before accepting the principalship of the Maclepd, Alberta, schools in 1901. He was appointed principal of the practice school in connection with the Calgary Normal in 1911, and remain-in that work until 1917 when he became school inspector at High River, later being transferred to Macleod In 1918.  Mr. Torrie's work has been of a very high order and he is admirably suited to the position which he now assumes on the staff of the Normal school. ARGENTINE STRIKE SETTLED Bueno3 Ayres, Sept. 26.-The strike of the postal and telegraph employes which had been in progress since Sept. 5, was settled yesterday. For one week all mail services were at a standstill and there had been only partial service since. five out of six long battles, Carl Mays of BoBton three out of five and Joe Bush of Boston and Eddie Cicotte of Chicago two out of five. Johnson's 1918 Record No other American league pitchers have figured in more than four long games. This is Johnson's record: TEN-INNING GAMES May 9-Won from Boston, 4 to 3. Opposing pitcher, ltuth. June 30-Lost to Boston, 3 to 1. Opposing pitcher, Mays. July 31-Won from Chicago, 3 to 2. Opposing pitcher, Shellenback. ELEVEN-INNING GAMES May 4-Lost to Philadelphia, 1 to 0. Opposing pitcher, Perry. June 2-Lost to Cleveland, 1 to 0. Opposing pitcher, Bagby. June 5-Won from Detroit, 5 to 4. Opposing pitcher, Dauss. July 15-Won from Cleveland, 4 to 3. Opposing pitcher, Coumbe. TWELVE-INNING GAMES April 17-Lost to New York, 8 to 7. Opposing pitcher, Mogridge. June 21-Won from New York, 3 to 2. Opposing pitcher, Russell. THIRTEEN-INNING GAME July 29-Lost to Chicago, 1 to 0. Opposing pitcher, Benz. FOURTEEN-INNING GAME August 19-Won from St. Louis, 3 to 2. Opposing pitcher, Rogers, FIFTEEN-INNING GAME July 25-Won from St. Louis, 1 to 0. Opposing pitcher, Sothoron. SIXTEEN-INNING GAME August 15-Lo3t to Detroit, 8 to 7. Opposing pitcher, Cunningham. EIGHTEEN-INNING GAMES May 15-Won from Chicago, 1 to 0. Opposing pftener, Williams. August 4-Lost to Detroit, 7 to 6. Opposing pitcher, Dauss. _____ .. (Continued fjiom Front Pao�) east of Babuna, and have gained ground to the west of the Cerna river. "We have enlarged the bridgehead north of the Vardar and are on the heights between the Vardar and the Krivalakavitsa, which the enemy is hastily crossing. "On the right wing, French, British and Greek troops have launched strong advanced guards along the Vardar to ward Gradets and Hudova. They have taken the massif of Karabai), north of Lake Doiran. "Booty captured is augmented  Incessantly. During September 23, more than 30 new cannon were captured and also a large amount of railway material." "Between the Ailette and the Aisne, the Germans renewed their attacks last evening in the region of Allemant and Moulin-Laffaux. The enemy succeeded at the latter point in penetrating the French lines, but counter-attacks by tl.e French re-established the situation. "Further south, the French have enlarged their gains east of Sancy and have taken prisoners. "This morning at five o'clock French troops attacked on the Champagne front in co-operation with the American army operating further to the east." BRITISH OFFICIAL. London, Sept. 26.-The text of the official statement reads: The text of tho statement reads: "Local operations were � continued successfully yesterday afternoon and during the night northwest of St. Quen-tin. English troops progressed and captured certain strongly defended localities in the neighborhood of Gri-court, together with a number of prisoners. "In addition to the counter-attacks already reported, which were launched by the enemy northwest of Fayet, his troops twice attacked the positions north of Gricourt. These attacks were unsuccessful. "A successful minor operation was carried out yesterday by English troops northwest ot La Bassee, as the result of which the line was advanced and'more than 100 prispners -were taken. * "A counter-attack launched by the enemy in this locality during the night was repulsed and several prisoners Were left in our hands." We improved our positions slightly yesterday and during the night northwest of Armentieres. In patrol encounters and ralsjs between Armentieres and Ypres We captured several prisoners." Prepare to Quit Metr Amsterdam, Sept. 25.-It is announced that owing to the long distance bombardment of Metz and other plac-es, preparations are being made for the expeditious evacuation of civilians and movable property from places within range of such guns when the evacuation becomes necessary, says a dispatch received here from Berlin. Those Between 19 and 20, and 31 and 44 must Register Under M. S. Act received Carson's The Calgary Herald says: According to instructions this morning at Registrar office, Americans -in group 2, that is between the ages of 19 and 20, and 31 and 44, will be required to register under the Canadian Military Service Act. 10 days subsequent to October 12,'and not 10 days after September 30, as previously intimated. ^fany Ameitjeans have lately made inquiries at Registrar Carson's office as to what procedure they are to adopt in connection with registration under the Canadian. Military Service Act. It.is necessary that each man should give, his full name, and this in order that it is perfectly legible should be hand-printed, and not written in the ordinary manner. The fullest address possible should be stated, and the men must state whether they, have registered under American law. If exemption is claimed owing to diplomatic reasons, all details must be, given. It is also pointed out by' the registrar that prompt advice must he sent of any chanre in address after registering. The necessity of a United Christian church as the basis of a lasting peace was urged by the Bishop of Oxford, preaching in New York. Only No. .1 Wheat Delivered to Elevators-Big Acreage Next Year . (From Our Owin Correspondent) Maclood, Sept. 25.-Threshing continued every day the past week, the elevators are busy handling only No. 1 wheat, this woek ending September will practically sec the end of the threshing for the season ot 1918, Farmers are providing themselves with seed for the coming season o( 1919, and prospects are that the acreage will be large, judging from the amount of summerfallow, and the ground that has been cultivated on account of no crops. Thomas Nixon, of Nanton, was a business visitor to Macleod during the week. H. 'M. Shaw, M.P., visited Macleod last week, and met a few ot his friends. The Minister ot Customs Tlsited Macleod the past week, on private business only. C. M. Mitchell, Inspector of auto licenses, spent Saturday in Macleod. The Knights of ColumbUB are woll satisfied with the result of their drive in Macleod. Saturday was child welfare tag day in Macleod, and a Very satisfactory amount was collected for this important cause. At the Empress the Rev. J. A. Kennedy gave an interesting address on the British army and navy. Word has been received that an-other Macleod boy is missing, Archie Campbell, who has been in the flying corps. Sunday the funeral of the late Mrs. W. Purdy was held from the Methodist church, conducted by the Rov.'s Lewis and Dyer. Mrs. Purdy had been confined to her room for some weeks, and died at her home at Allen-fields, near Macleod, on Saturday morning, Sept. 14th. In the A. P. P. court Walter Hatton had his preliminary hearing, following the inquest on the death of H. F. Hatton, and was remanded for trial at the next sitting of supreme court. DEATHS FROM INFLUENZA Syracuse, N.Y., Sept. 28.-Nino sol-dlene and one nurse at the Syracuse recruit camp died yesterday from influenza. One hundred and twelve cases were taken to hospitals. HISTORIC HOTEL BURNED St. John, N.B., Sept. 26,-The historic Dufferin hotel here, owned by C. M. Bostwick and operated by the estate of J. H. Doody and F. H. Foster, was destroyed by Are early yesterday, There were 176 persons in the hotel. All got out safely,, most of them in night clothing. No estimate of the monetary loss is available. ' DESTROY 53 PLANES London, Sept. 25. - Fifty-three hostile airplanes were accounted for by British aviators on Tuesday, according to the official announcement tonight. Thirty-one of these were destroyed and 22 were driven down. Ten British machines failed to return. TIRES LIKE THESE should visit us immediately. We make a specialty of prompt work in AUTOMOBILE TIRE VULCANIZING Punctures, blow-oute blisters and worn treads given careful attention. If you have tire troubles, you cannot do better than to come to us at once. Keep our address. Lethbridge Tire & Repair Station F. B. McKlnnon, Proprlvter OPPOSITE BANK OF MONTREAL 305 Sixth Street 8. Lethbridge, Alta. Phone 495 "SERVICE THAT 8ATI8FIE8" We Handle All Standard Tires and Tubes. Buy First Class Repaired Tires, $12.00 up. JEALOUSY OVER WOMAN CAUSES MURDER ATTEMPT Toronto, Sept. 25.-Jealousy over a worrfan is said by the police to have led to the shooting of Glovanna Delia Salandra, an Italian, on the street here at six o'clock this morning. The man Wanted by the police on suspicion of having committed the deed Is Leonard Demeo. Salandra ties in the General Hospital In a critical condition with three bullet wounds in his hoad. Little hope Is held out for his recovery. Central Repair Shop ALL KINDS OF AUTO REPAIR WORK HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY. Storage. Accessories. Batterlee. Phone 1023 324 11th Street 8outh, Lethbridge, Alta. W. H. Dowllng 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 A Used Car it will pay you to examine our stock. We have th following to choose from: 490 Chevrolet Touring One Ford Touring he 1 Baby Grand Chevrolet One Dodge Touring One McLaughlin Touring All in good shape. Baalim Motor Company Back of Union Bank RED CR083 NEED YOUR OLD TIRES AND TUBE8, THROW THEM IN OUR RED CROSS BOX ' 309040 ;