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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus HO�W m THE WORLD CAN A LEEP WTW THAT f*oAR>n6. Calgary Ball Team Plays 2 Games Here Tomorrow If this fine weather continues tomorrow afternoon there should be a big crowd on hand to see the local intermediate, ball team tangle with the Calgary intermediates. . The first same will be called,at 2.30, and a double-header will be staged. The Cow-Town aggregation is quite cocky over the prospects of winning but Wade Kidpath and young Prendergast should have something to say "about that. The Calgary Albertah talks about : the proposed visit this way: The trip to Letfebridge by'tHevMon; areas for the first game to decide the championship";of tHe Junior ' leagues' in Alberta,, had to^be called off wiien at the last minute word was received that Jupe Pluvius had: decided to put a,, stpp to.all sports.jn.Lethbridge,tor. the day. t AUTO TIRES OF ALL. SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood System RE-TREADING .4 REPAIRING By Experienced' Workmen: Ail work guaranteed. Special Equipment for Rim Cut Repairs. R. P. RITCHIE 208 13th St. S. Opp. Ellison Mill* till The Monarchs will go to Lethbridge on Friday night by our old friend, the C.P.R. and will leave here at 10.20 p.m. "Headin- south" will be tho password of the Monarch Juniors tomorrow night. The Monarchs will line up their strongest team on the field, and while they expect--to give the southerners a trimming, they are not confident of havirig' any walk-away, but expect to have, tO-play'a hard game all the way through, "it is not certain yet whether a double-Header will be played or npt^'but this will be decided at the end of the first game. The first game will be called at 3 p.m. and.if .a second is played it will be called', at about 5.30 so as to give the visitors ime to get the night train. - The following boys will take the trip: Forbes, Lawther (Capt.), Scott, Beltoi,'Savage, Card.. Palfrey, Elliott, Thompson and Freeze. The bpys are out of practice, most of them not having touched a ball for tie last "two weeks, but on- the word -fromHSapt. Lawther will be out, possibly^ tonight, to get in trim for the championship game. , -Jimmy Forbes will pitch the opening game,'and if a second is played Capt. Johnn^lXawther will go into the box. Sajagje;will catch, with Belton in re-JjefyS-';.Scott will play first; Lawther and Forbes, each a game at second; Blliotii'-third; Freeze, shortstop; Card, left fieid; Thompson, center field; and Belton.jfight field, with Palfrey as a sub: intense anything happens. A MATTER OF JUDGMENT SERVICE STATION ? * .>.;..:.��>: &>><* � One would suppose that Jim Vaughn would have been disgusted with the Cubs after the Saturday game of the world's series. He had pitched the first game and lost, 1 to 0, and he had pitched the third game and lost, 2 to 1. His mates had given him only one run in the two games, which should have been sufficient grounds for disgust. Consequently it was a bit surprising when Big Jim spoke..the following words after being reminded^ of the weak offense of his mates: "It was my fault. Tliey gave me one run, and that one should have been enough to win for us. "Do you remember that one that Mclnnis hit in that bad inning?" he asked after a pause.' "Well, that was supposed to be a bean ball. You see, it was a bad enough mistake to let that curve get away and hit White-man in the ribs, before Mclnnis came to bat. But that probably wouldn't have beaten me. I. got the first two past Mclnnis for strikes and had all the best of it. but wanted to drive them back from the plate, so intended to shoot the next one close to his bean. My control was bad, and I got it almost over the plate, just where he likes 'em, and he hit to left field for a single. "Schang's hit followed, but it might not have done any damage if I had got Mctnnfs out of the way-., f think that one pitched ball beat me."" BIG CAVE-IN AT eiBEAU MINE Unused Mine at Frank-Fuel Administrator For Pass Is Named HARRY HOOPER OF BOSTON LATEST^ ONE TO QUIT BALLDOM  Harry Hooper has played his last game as a major leaguer, he says. He announced his retirement in Boston a day or two ago as' he was about to start for his home in California. "I've been with the Red Sox for ten years," he said. "I've never played with any other professional club under the national agreement. I am getting old for big league ball, for you know ten years is a long time for a player to be steadily in big league harness. Then when the game is resumed, it may be that conditions will be such that I cannot afford to come across the continent. I am of the opinion that salaries, will be low, and by that time my business at home may have developed to such an extent that it will demand my entire attention." Hooper has always been a great favorite with Boston fans and they view his retirement with regret. LEONARD MUST JOIN U.S. ARMY Hubert (Dutch) Leonard, formerly pitcher for the Red Sox, who deserted the team early in the season to go to work in a ship yard, will not escape military service. He has been placed in claBS one by his draft board and notified that he must report for military training, In spite of the fact that he is married. Had Leonard remained with the Red Sox he would have helped them win the pennant and could have shared in the world's series purse, but he preferred to quit and build ships. Now he goes into the army just the same. Overstocked For One Day Only, Saturday, September 28th, we will sell 3*/2-fach Chains at...... .....$3.25 4-inch Chains at.............. $3.50 BIJOU MOTOR PARLORS, LTD. "THE HOUSE OF SERVICE" STAY IN EXECUTION Winnipeg, Sept. 26.-A hangman's delay has given Frank Sullivan and Philip Johnson, condemned to death for the murder of Constable Snowdon on April 5, five more days to live. The delay does not mean that there is any chance of reprieve, Judge Metcalfe, emphasized, Baying that little short of a miracle could save the lives of the men now. The fact that Arthur Eljis, the hangman, is unable to leave Quebec until Monday caused the stay. (From Our Own Correspondent) Blairmore, Sept. 24.-Mark Sartons, who has been on.the sick list for a few days, is now at work again. Mark has installed an electric playing piano in his place of business. A cave-in of about 100 feet in diameter happened at the Gibeau mine at Frank yesterday. .It is about 300 feet from the shaft. The cave-in probably goes down to a slope that was run from the bottom of the shaft. The water in the mine is within 30 feet of the surface. In the absence of Rev. W. T. Young, Rev. Black of Coleman conducted the services at the Union church last Sunday very acceptably. A s-arload of grapes came in from Los Angeles,-California) :this week.. It evidently was too long a, trip as they were'in bad shape when.they arrived. Clouds and Tain'Shut^off "the sun for a few days ia,tbJ^jPass, but now-Old Sol is again out in his splendor. The Bellevue ohoir^e^tertainecl the soidier boys at fhe4" Sjjnatarium on Sunday afternoon wijslya number of selections. All the bpys say, "Come again." ' ; �.'.'.: ;;'',.' �' Fuel Administrator Mr. Crowder,, inspe'isfcpr .of mines, received word/,todai.i!|rom:'Chief Inspector Stirling\4�&i&; #as appointed fuel-admbiist^OTSff'the Pass. Miss SeTgel, * wBC^^nas been stenographer for Mr. Gillis. for the last year or so, left for the United States where her parents have recently gone to reside. They intend to locate in Detroit. Miss Beatrice Baird, of the local Union Bank staff, left ilasf night for Calgary, where she will visit her sister, Mrs. J. Fisher. ' The Knights of Columbus drive in the Pass is quite a success. Up to the present time full details are not obtainable, but it is confidently expected that they wilt raise 13000.00. We hope to give fuller details next week. Norman Shaw-, time-keeper at the West Canadian Collieries, has been engaged by the collieries at Nordegg as assistant mine surveyor. He leaves here at the end of the month. Lieut. Fisher returning Mrs. John Fisher was in Frank a few days agolvisiting her parents and has returned to Calgary. Mrs. Fisber states that her husband, Lieut. John Fisher, is returning home on a furlough. She received a cable last week to that effect. Lieut. Fisher enlisted under Lieutenant-Colonel Lyons in the 192nd Battalion at Blairmore. When that unit went overseas" in 1916, in a few weeks he was in France. He has been wounded three times. He is granted a well earned test. The Pass will be glad to see John back again. ARONS DISTRICT Irishman Shows Farmers How It's Done-Summerfallow Crops Good GERMANY'S LAST WORD Arthur Train, the novelist, put down a German newspaper at the Century Club, in New York, with an impatient grunt. "It says here," he explained,, "that it is Germany who will speak the last word in this war." Then the novelist laughed angrily and added: "Yes, Germany will speak the last word in the war, and that last word will be 'Kamsw*^1.'" - Washington Star. (From Our Own Corrosoond^nt) Barons, Sept. 26.-Good crop reports continue to come in. Mr. E. J. Irvine, who farms four sections in Black Spring Ridge, Is getting about twenty-five bushels or wheat to the acre. In the White Lake district, south-west of town, twenty-five and thirty bushel cropH are common, with eighteen bushels the lowest summer-fallow crop so far reported. The local campaign on behalf of the K. of C. for fundH for work among the soldiers was carried out under the supervision of Mr. E. J. Irvine, a member of the Order, and proved eminently successful. The town and district were canvassed in one day (Friday) and netted quite a respectable sum. Rev. Bishop, of Edmonton, secretary of the Children's Welfare League, preached here on Sunday and made a very strong appeal for more careful study of the children's cjaims on the community. Mr. Bishop,also delivered an address on the Childs''Welfare movoment, on Monday evening. An Irishman in the employment of McLean Bros., southwest of barons, this spring told his employers that he would show them how to grow potatoes and a- few samples in Popham & May's office window testify to his ability to make good, even In spite of the dry season. The potatoes weigh from lYs to 2% lbs. each and are solid throughout. Mr. McLean states that he gets about Ave of these monsters from each hill and that there do not seem to be any small potatoes in the patch. On Friday evening at eight o'cloflff, in the big hall, Boy Scouts and Camp Fire Girls from Lethbridge will give demonstrations of their skill In first aid, etc. It is tho intention to start branches of both organizations in Barons and it Is hoped that all parents who can will attend to see the benefits that their boys and girls may derive by joining. Mr. Henry Schneider, for twelve years a resident of this district, who moved to Montana last fall, has returned to make arrangements for his farming operations for the coming year.