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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGK sn? THE LUTHBMDGK DA1LT 1 IKK ALU SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1018 TABER GENEROUS TO The Sport Page England to Have Eight Team Baseball League After War Is Finished Now York.-Baseball under the plendid management of the Anslo-Amorican league, ha? taken sin-h a firm hold on the Hriti.'h public ihui plans already have been made fur the operation of an eight-club major league in Great Britain just as soon .is ihe war is over. The new organization will tnke In London. Manchester- August 1". The game at Stamford Bridge in July, whirh was attended by th i� ktnp. attracted more than l't.000. ,jlat j, not Booker, who is an American from j from anion California, and who some raced a stable, hopes that we soon ; will have the bic series winner here I and the pennant-winner of the AiirIo- , American league. He states that his j Several years ago 1 took charge of a hoys' competition at home, and acted as referee and kept the scores In the ties. It was a knockout hole competition, and 1 got much amusement from the different, games played. They were sticklers for playing according to rule. It was :imu.-ing to watch iblein 1 them; they never give anything away, difficult to solve, as it island a! once challenged their oppo- .....imongst the boys and girls of j ""lit if he infringed any nile. It years ago i todav that we must look for players I would have been a good object lesson I never experienced any great inconvenience; they knew the regulations and rules re play in the course and were" equally ns observant of them i in some instances more so) an the older players from whom you would have expected more strict attention to the rules laid down. 1 have always encouraged young people to learn the game, and taken great interest in them, anir- their play. The. golfers of the (uMirt-thev are to come from. Is ,~:id where a pi in the years that are to come. Coif young is as much a folks It league intends to semi the wimiiUK j .,,, ,)Wel. ,,>,,,,!* game � r th "^"""^' , er eslea n he fa letter which we received yester- J ^,t.t m, ,i0()ket-, letter, which is in. | to M't t!io oung ones intet� 6to be allowed to play at all, Selfish a littb-. isn't it'.' 1 am afraid 1 cannot agree with their views. Lay down proper rules and mg Sundav baseball throughout *�p. , , ,. , teraber until the 2fth of that month i regulation* regardmg the play o:. r.ext year t'n. I course. and have them rigorously i-n | fon'ed. and you wi;l soon find that the tyoiitig players will abide by theia; at !e.i-t that lias been my experience in jtli" past when 1 have played on course-j wli.'re hoys and girls were allowed, al.-o encouraged, to play 'lie gmie. j They were as much entitled to take their places at the first tee as the cm I All Makes of Batteries Charged I and Repaired � 311 7th Street S. Phone 616 |STORAGE^ J BATTERY >9 Jam service station henryTdenn Proprietor Our league opens middle of May. "As a source of news 1 might mention that baseball is growing in popularity here very rapidly. So far this IS season we have played about 1 .'.u i games and tills includes games played in Pcotland. and by the time this letter _ ; reaches you in Ireland also. f I "We are endeavoring to make ar-i rangement.s for the winning team of j the league to visit France about the j middle of September to play different j teams throughout the camps against teams composed of American enlisted men. Every team in this league has at least four or five professional players. The ftiited States navy team has Pennock. Egan. Hayes, McNally. ! generous view to tak to many older players 1 know to have j watched them playing the game. 'Quite a number of these boys were Splaying from scratch in the club nan-1 dicaps before they were out of the I 'teen age. On the famed St. Andrew's I course, you will see scores of boys : playing every day in the week, rittn-1 days excepted, of rnurs>|, for one i must not play golf on the Sawbath i l>ay In Scotland. j Mr. Harold II. Hilton, one of the I most brilliant amateurs of his time and ' a notable example of the boy player, writes as follows; "There was a time in this country (England) when it was customary to hold competition.' Tor schoolboys, and it is significant that it was from this cla^s of golf that those of our very greatest ;inial�nr exponents of the game graduated, viz . Messrs. Ball, Hilton and flrahitin. and speaking from n personal point of view we can say thai as a b >y golfer we received much encouragement ami much useful advice from the members of the Hoyal Liverpool ('lull, who seemed proud of their youthful aspirants, and took the utmost interest in the N0BLEF0R0 TAX RATE IS 16 MILLS Will Provide Wells For Village Water Supply-Other Nobleford Items older players. 1 may say that on i probabilities of their future careers, nearly all the public as well as mutiici- , Manv and tuanv a time were we. ask-pal courses in the Old Country they t() tako pan j, foursomes with the had their turn to play by right of � Seniors, and we have always consid-ptircnasing their tickets. Many a | ered that the experience, we then gain-time I have played behind youngsters. ! e-d. must have been of great value -kids, as they are called here. I ; ui,;11 ,vo (.;im,, to tatte part in ser-have also had th.'-m following me and j ions competition play." WE BOIL 'EM We boii your radiator In a preparation that thoroughly 'leanses It, making It easy to discover and fix leaks. Wo arc better equipped in this way than Calgary-bavins tho only boiling outfit in the district. . ANDY "The Radiator Man" Rear Dallas Hotel (Upstairs) and rhe United States army team has Lafitte. formerly of Detroit; ' Bathol-omy, Tobln and similar men in each of the Canadian teams of the league. "Three weeks ago last Saturday wo played at Glasgow with the naval team from headquarters and the Canadian team from Sunnlngdule, which drew 28,000 people. Our attendance locally for Saturday games varies from 3000 to 10,000. "The league has more thun paid its way and at the end of next month we hope to be in a position to turn over to the three charities of the league from 110,000 to �1"i.o00. Tliese charities are St. Dunstan's Blind Institution, the British Red Crpss and the Canadian Red Cross. Profits to Red Cross. "At tho start of the league we were going to divide the profits between the American and the British Hed Cross, but Gen. Hiddle voted against this and said that we 'were here to give and not to receive.' The British press thought that this was a very The brand of \ I'ncnurage the boys by all means, baseball that we an- plaving is :ir-t|!,how" tlu'm wllal lo 'lo 1111(1 �ivc class and we have had :l mu,i manv:1'-" tlle llims .vo� can- You may be good many j unconsciously bringing out a future champion. One never knows, and the hoys will appreciate the interest you take in them. Pretty golfing weather these days, isn't it The pity- Is tho days are getting short, not much time for a round i after six o'clock p.m. games scoring '.' to 1 and :'. to .. i "At the beginning-of the league we i played three out of four game- with  an inning of eleven. We have thou-, sands of rudimentary rules of base- j ball, each with a diagram of the diamond at the back, which are given out to the British portion of the public. This enables them to grasp the _ rough facts of the game, and when we j , I]opc> fhn ,.r,miir,t|tkm which Is started at first with people leaving n ,ul Wt,nk ,s rR,.nlvlni, thc before the liulsh of the games they h(.am. sn|l|l(in ,, lhe members, and are now quite as enthusiastic as the ,,., t'|u,y arP C0!n|nB through with tho American portion of the public. two-hits. The club needs them all and "I am enclosing you herewith sou- ' mnro venir of the league anil Also one of! our programmes. I'ntll the wnr Is ) - A Good Day over the entire profits of the league I An |,,ijff,.ren� golfer returning from are devoted to the above mentioned i un afternoon on the links was stopped charities, but directly the war Is over j ,)V ;l fl.i(.,1(1 wit], (he (|Uostlon ..Wo, wo will start an eight-team league' v!,at Kim, of ., llay ,,,, vo, ,,.lvpr. composed of no doubt the following j ..N(), g() V(,,.v ..()0(,- ..,  Frnm Our Own Cerreoe'm/ifnt) N'obloford. Sept. 27.-Messrs. Wil-kie and Spooner were on u tour last week In the interests of the Knights of Columbus Army Hut Fund. So far as can be learned they had a very successful time, and this district as kept up Its reputation for giving to deserving The Village Council held a special meeting Tuesday afternoon to fix tho rate of taxation for the present year. After tho assessment roll had been given by the secretary. K. C. Crans-toun. a rate of 1" mills in tho dollar for general purposes, one of i> mills for school purposes and tho supplementary one of 1 mill for the government, a total rate of lti mills was declared. Arrangements were also made for the putting in order of the old well belonging to the village and to instal a gas engine for the purpose of pumping the water Into the cisterns which have been built at the west end of the village. It was also derided to drill another well In the centre of the village which will provide water for the inhabitants who live to the north and east of Ihe village site. Kor the purpose of this well n site was purchased from the Canudlnn Pacific railway and the contract of drilling was let to Mr. Tackaberry. By having the two wells the council expect not only to have a good supply of drinking water but also to have a good surplus for tire purposes. Mr. Tackaberry ha.-, already got his well driller in position for the new village well and commenced operations. He hopes soon to strike a good flow of water. Owing to the wet weather this week the work of threshing has been considerably delayed. With tho advent of the sun. however, it Is expected that work will commence today and that threshing in this district will soon be done. Returns are very slow coming In, but as far as can bo seen at tho present time the average for the district will be for summerfallow-ed land between 20 and 25 bushels for wheat and about 50 bushels for oats. The Noble Foundation, Ltd., threshed out 200 acres of oats which wept 50 bushels to the acre and un-other field of 102 acres wont 48. S. II. Sherwood, who has been visiting hero for some little while, left for Shuhbona, III., on Wednesday afternoon. fled Cross Workers are again reminded of the annual meeting of tho local branch which is to bo bold next Thursday. Oct. 3rd. A full attendance of members and friends Is requested. Tho ofllcors for thc coming year will bo elected at that mooting. The local troop of Boy Scouts held their Initiation service on Tuesday | night. As far ;is the writer can lind out or see none of Ihe youths are very ' much worse for riding the goat, but all report that they hud u real good time. i The Young Ladies' Guild held its" usual weekly meeting on Wednesday, a good number of the member1', being present. From what can be learned this guild is going to fill a much needed place In our village life and the young ladle:, have taken up the work with great Interest. The llrst part ol the Lyceum program came off last night in the Iv.P. hall, when a gooil company assembled to hear Mr. W. A. Buchanan. M.I'., of Lethhrldge, give his lecture on his recent visit, to Europe and the battle front. The liev. .1. A. Leslie presided and in his remarks gave an outline of the Lyceum movement and details of the program that had been arranged. Space Is far too small to permit a correspondent to report even in tho barest outline anything of the most Interesting address that Mr. Buchanan gave, the only advice that can be given to our friends in Lethhrldge Is to go lo the meeting of the Women's Civic club next week and hear tho address for thoniHelvW. Kor over two hours the whole audience listened intently to the vivid description that was given of war conditions In Europe and tho visit to the front. At the conclusion of tho gathering a hourly vote of thanks to Mr. Buchanan was accorded him by tho meeting. In tho course of tho even-lug musical items wero given by Miss Benson of Mncleod. Mr. Campbell of Champion, and Mr. Van Dyke of Nobleford. A bull broke away In New York and ran down some of the main streets, finally being shot by a, policeman, after it had exhausted itself. Tabor. Sept. 27-In trying to crank a Ford ear tho other day Nelson An-nablo came off with a broken wrist, while .Master Fred Hudson performed I ho same operation Saturday last by Jumping from lhe lop of a barrel. Take your choice The Soldiers' Hut Campaign of tho Knlghls of Columbus was n gratifying , success. The total amount realized In the Tuber district was *!)Hf!.07. Of this sum Ihe employers of iho Hock. Spring Coal Co. contributed $20.0(1. and the employers of the Kegnl Coal Co. $40.50. Tag day at tho Camilla Wesl Mine brought in $40.00. wllllo that in town was productlvo of $151.87. The members of the local branch of the Knights of Columbus desire to thank iho public for their hearty support and also to express their appreciation of Ihe services of till who assisted In tho canvass. A business men's meeting was held on Sept 2,'ith, II a.m. In the parlor of the Bank of Commerce, to hear Miss Ponton of Kdmonton. representing Iho Food Control Board. Mr. Wlllard occupied tlie Chair. The discussion that followed brought out the fact that the food law was far from bolng observed by many of the citizens of Tuber. A vigilance committee of seven members was unpointed for the purpose of seeing that the law was enforced, and especially In regard to flour and sugar. Those desiring copies of the food regulations can obtain the same, from tho secretary, Mr. K. T. Wcsllako. Thc llrst meeting of the Taber Municipal Hospital Board or which Mr. B. U. McMullln is chairman, will be held mi Oct. 1st. The districts comprised under the scheme are. (1) rural municipality of Eureka, representative Thos. S. Martin; (2) village of Grassy Lake, representative Mr. McC'rostie; portion of rural niunicIjMility of McLean. representative, John T. Pyne; il) Local improvement District (Id. representative. Mr. H. (!. McMullln; (51 Tabor, representative, i Thos. E. Henderson. Aa soon ns a, ! definite scheme lias been formulated j by the board It will be submitted to I the electors for endorsation. Rally day will be observed In Knox church next Sunday. A specially pre- ' pared program will be rendered at I the morning service. The topic at. j the evening service will be "Portraits I from an Ancient Gallery; tile Imml-i grant." A special offering will be taken in Knox church on Oct. tit it on behalf of tho chaplain fund of the denomination. The ollicers of the C.S.E.T. just elected are: President. Frank 'Piir-jcel); vice-president. Ben Jnllen; .secretary. Gerry Fran ken. and treasurer. Konnld Truswell. while those of the �'.(;.I.T. are: President. Sylvia Ham-mum vice-president. Irma Mewhlnney; secretary. Vivian liolnian; treasurer, Hetu Mnlo. Gray Dort Motor Cars Advance Rumely Engines Skarples Cream Separator* QIVE US A CALL ALLEN JACK OPPOSITE LETHBRIOGE HOTEL PHONE 1544 �B2 Overstocked For One Day Only, Saturday, September 28th, we will tell 3V2*inch Chains at............$3.25 4-inch Chains at..............$3.50 BIJOU MOTOR PARLORS, LTD. "THE HOUSE OF SERVICE" the cities: lllrininghaui, Leeds. Sheffield. Manchester, Glasgow. Kdln-burgh and Ixmdon. The players will be obtained from the professional ball players who are willing to sign a contract to stay here for at least one season after the war. These will be sup-plunted hy players from the minors, i Our vice-president Is \V. A Parsons, of Coney Island. "The official umpire of tho league is Arte Latham, formerly of St. Louis, Ik one of America's most famous bull players in his day. 1 might mention here that he IioIiIh the record as fur as athletes are concerned of holding fbe longest conversation with his majesty the King of Hngland at one of our league matches held at Slumlord Bridge grounds on .Inly (. Here; .we played before an attendance of 10,000 people. "Tho attendance of their majesties and the royal family removed any doubts that we may have had as to whether baseball would eventually bo come n success in Greut Britain. This was undoubtedly the most momentous Knme in history. I am looking forward to the time when a world series will be a regular world aeries. As you will no doubt understand the llritlsh sportsman (Iocs not agree that the baseball championship hi America for the world's series Ik a proper 'world's series.' 1 fool coulideiit that this obstacle will he removed in a very short time by games between winners of the Anglo-American league unU the winners of the. National and American leagues. "From the way things are progress-lug hero this Is far nearer than the uverugo individual would think * "Xeurg faithfully. - r^L. E. llookor." was all right at the start. Did the first hob; In eight, and the second in ten, but after that I went all to pieces." (Hurry call for the ambulance.,) 1)AVK UVMK. CALGARY HERE TIRES LIKE THESE should visit us Immediately. We make u hpocialty of prompt work in AUTOMOBILE TIRE VULCANIZING Punctures, blow-outs blisters and worn treads given careful attention. If you have tire troubles, you cannot do better than to coma to us at once. Keep our address. Lethbridge Tire & Repair Station F. B. McKlnnen, Proprietor OPPOSITE BANK OF MONTREAL 305 Sixth Street S. Lethbridge. AHa. Phone 49J "SERVICE THAT BATISFIES" We Handle All Standard Tires and. Tubes. Buy First Class Repaired Tires, $12.00 up. TOT Sixty-two French guards, an ml j vance party of a much larger number who have won scholarships In American colleges, have arrived in New York. FAST PACING. Single G . the Indiana "wrlg-ler" recently paced the third heat on a half-mile truck In �J.oi, a world's record, and a most remarkable- performance. Ills feat recalls the greut five-heat, battle between this horse and lOel Direct, a London pacer at Detroit, four years ago. The Kid horse was having his first trip in fast company, and �Lacked up against this almost Incomparable pacer. They went five heats, all less than ",lf>, according to experts, with Single G., a better trained, and more experienced horse winning deciding heat. This beat Kel Direct to a groat extent, ami he never quite became (lie horse he should have boon. lie gave his best, althuugh It uld for him, That's what (i needed now. Give the best. It may be only plowing the fields, but it counts. Got out and plow now. 11 counts big. : : : : : : > > > --: > Big Time at Ball Park This Afternoon-Intermediates In Action V * * *  ? ? ? Calgary intermediates are In town, this morning to pl�y their scheduled double-heeder with the local Intermediate ball team at 2.30. The local boys have been busy sslling tickets to cover the expenses and have done well, but It Is hoped there will be a good crowd on hand to help swell the receipts as expenses of bringing the Calgarlans here are fairly heavy, E, Oownirig will umpire. Prendergast will plteh the first game and Rldpath the second. Central Repair Shop ALL KIND8 OF AUTO REPAIR WORK HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY. Storage. Accessories. Batteries. Phone 1023 324 11th Street South, Lethbridge, Alta. W. H. Dowllug Notice to Customers of the Graham Motor Co. We with to announce that beginning on the 1st of October our garage will be run on a ca#h basis. The Graham Motor Co., Limited E. AIN3WORTH, 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 CROSS NEED YOUR OLD TIRES AND TUBES, THROW THEM IN OUR RED CROSS BOX I ;