Charles Stipe of
Delhi has been killed in action in France. This is the
final word received by his father, Fred Stipe.
When the Delhi
branch of the 133rd Battalion was being formed, Charles
gave up his position in the Bank of Hamilton and enlisted
as a private.
He was in training
in Canada longer than he wished to be on account of his
He experienced many
months of hard fighting.
In the banner years
of baseball in Delhi, Charles was one of the nine -- a
good all-round ball player. He was also a hockeyist.
He is mourned by
his father, two sisters and one brother.