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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta i i THE LETHflftTOGB 0A1LT HERALD* S L-...../ � \ -jX "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G.\McManw i-'T IN T�t n�,HT ACMN- �T MU9T T*� CRAHO n�HT�m " OVER THEPATH NO POLICE "TO , HOVf 1% �VtRYTMINGl AT HOME'* OH! *H��5 VvELL- - *t*, 0 i'll out- BASEBALL BOXING RACING V-SPORTM HOCKEY GOLF BOWUNG Vancouvers Failed In Crucial Test MANY WRESTLERS WOULD BE BOXERS Goteh Once Tried It - Now Zbysiko is Trying to Leant the Game STERN NECESSITY FOR STILL FURTHER E tCoimirugD noit Fkomt Pansi VANCOUVER HOCKEY TIAM: front row, toft to right: Taylor, centra; McDonald. aubetltute; McKay, right wine; Uuo Cook. substitute. Back row, left to right: Frank Patrick, manager; Lloyd Cook, defence; Griffith, defence; tadey, toft wine; Moyaee, substitute; Lcamaa, goal. " Practically every wrestler known to the mat game haa. at soma time or othar. thought himself a fighter. Moat of them have attempted the 'pugilistic art; and all of them have failed! Frank Goteh challenged Johnson once. However, his pugilistic dreams were rudely shattered when he met old Frank Slavln up In'Uawion City. Slavin. a veteran over forty years old, knocked out the husky wreetUng champion in a few round*, and Goteh retired to the mat tor the rest of his career Dr. P. B. Roller took up boxing at one time and engage! Denver Hd. Martin to instruct him. He met At Kaufmaan In a six-round bout at the A.Y.P. Exposition In Seattle, 1800, and be decided to give ap the idea after A) got through with hirer Jo�t at present Zbysxko ia toarning to handle his mitts, �nd he has an- Toronto Win The Stanley Cap Took Last Game by 2 to 1 Score Toronto, April \j-The Stanley Cup will repose in Tommy Church's town for the next twelve months aa a result of Toronto's two to one win over the Vancouver Millionaires in the fi-� pal name of the world's hockey atrita on Saturday night. By winning the final game Saturday, Toronto took throe out ef the five game seriee which decided the r sating place of the championship. The game was played for two strenuous periode without a score. On the opening ef the third period Skinner scored for Toronto In one minute. Nine minutes afterwards Taylor, the lightning forward ef the ooaet team, scored, evening things up. Then came the prettleet post of the whole series when Oenneny, the Cornwall boy opt the puck and by an individual dash netted what proved to be the last and winning sco. c.t hue Toronto won the throe games played under the eaatern rules for elx-man hockey, while Vanoeuver won the two gamee played undee the coast rules, using aeven men. The fact that Vancouver waa at a disadvantage in having only two gamee out of five under the rules under whleh they has] Seen playing all winter haa started hockey authorities talking of uniform rule* for future championship play. Following la a table which will tell tho whole tale of the aeriea: Toronto Vanc'ver Rules First game____5 3 Eaatern Second game.. 4  Western Third game 6 3 Eaatern Fourth game.. 1 S Western Fifth game____2 1 Eaatern 1g 21 The number of games won, not the total aeoroa, decidea the championship. ia connection with Red Croaa work aad toad problems. Miss MacAdams was two years over-can* return tag last January- The great amount of her eaperience waa In a large hospital In England of 1300 pat tents where aho had excellent opportunities, of obtaining first-hand knowledge. She also made a brief tow tn France and visited places waere at present there ia actual fight-tag activity. In apeaking of the food problem Miss MacAdams stated that to her the oatstanding feature in Canadp, was �J HOLDUP CHARGE Batted in on Crap Game Where Thar* Were $32,000 on the Table .. I the great abundance of food and the I careleaaaaaa ia the use of it. She I could not see any serious curtailment of food nor any strong indications of present food regulations being carried out. id England It Is a aarloua offence to wasta or hoard food: here sugar and tlaar are laid up and it la not even considered morally wrong, though undoubtedly it la selfish. Necessity haa Imposed upon England the aead for food conservation and the .elimination ef waate. The food situation la serious but we do not hear much of It bora because the people do not dlacuaa the food shortage. They art too good sports to talk of it in the face of other tragedies and it is regarded as aa Inconvenience but not tragic. She gave Instances of the scarcity Of ioa, milk Edmonton, March S1.rLeth-bridge baeketballera, champions of Southern Alberta, gat aevere-ly bumped on Saturday night when Edmonton, northern champions, took them into camp by the score of 62 to 2*. tethbridge team played well In the flret half but went to pleeee In the ascend. tethbridge plays Calgary at Calgary en Monday evening. Chicago. April 1--Sergt. Francis Colo, Idol of the soldiers at Camp Johnson, Jacksonville. Flaj., waa , brought back a prisoner today on a gaged Bobby Dobba, the old-time col-, charge ot robbery. The story dates ' """'back a year. On March 16, 19'7, there waa a big game in progresa-crape-in a hotel on 47th street. One of the playora had IJ3.000 on the table, and scattered about the board waa about }9,000 more. Six men came In, five of them masked, one unmaaked, and held up the %ame. The robbers got 112,000 and vanished. It ia alleged that the Ha masked man waa Cole, who was sot g* the army then. Ma,want to Cleveland and enlisted. At the aagja time he had induced twanxy-eia wther men, chauffeurs to collet, Cole quickly became a sergeant aad was about to take an examination for further promotion when his srrest came. NO MEATLESS DAYS FOR mummery. Wednesday about five o'clock, when all was quiet around the Arena, a crash, and a bang, and a roar shook one end of the building. Manager Oharlle Querrie, followed by tha office staff aad caretakers, went tearing; through the building. "I hear a atigUag! I guess the plant h ^t _ haa gone ajy* gasped Querrto, and be thought of all tha money be would have to refund If tha Ice making plant was damaged. As they neared the engine room the noise Increased and blaek ooaataraatlon filled the faces of the eager searchers. Something had auroly busted loose in the engine room. When they got inalde they found Big Harry Mummery, stripped to tha undershirt, busy breaking up the banked fire under the big boilers with a grata bar, whlatllng and sing ing, and having a whale of a time. An Mrs. Xlrd's Rink Wins Wright Cup Mrs. James Alrd, wife of the well known local curler, hee won the Wright competition and cup, emblematic of tha championship among the local lady curlers. By winning the competition this year Mrs. Alrd'e rink established their ownership of the trophy, for they won It three yeare out of five as required by tha rulee. The rink waa cempaaed of Mice McDonald, Mra. Alnswerth, Mies Aird and Mra. Alrd. Bring Your Repair Work in Now Before the Spring Rush Begins Fini-clau mechanics are scarce and we won't have the other kind. Neither will we rush repairs at the expense of your car. Bijou Motor[P*r}or$ Limited eager smile of anticipation overapread his ruddy countenance. Querrte and Company baited silently at the door, busy wondering what had act the bjg defense player "daffy." Whllo they hesitated, the big fellow unrolled________ parcel apeared tha 9 on tents on a rod W]tn the gloves ored marvel, to teach him. For the las* year, Zby has been bagging Jack Curler, his manager, to match him with Carl Morris. "I can lick him sure." said tha mighty son of Poland. "Then I win. go after Willard." Ivan Mnow, the terrible Cossack, entered the ring a few yeara ago under the management of Harry Forbes, the old-time bantam weight champion, and was touted aa a world heater. Ha bad a terrible punch, aid killed a man In a bout up in Maine. Soon after he was matched with Jeas Willard. and when the present champion found out that Linow, or "Leon, as he was called then, had ktaed aa opponent he tried to crawl out of tha match, and It was with the greatest difficulty that be was made to go on. Despite his quaking knees, big Jees managed to get over the big wallop in the fourth round. Charley Cutler, another of our ing mat men, had quite an extensive ring career. He travelled with John L. on tour and knocked out eleven men in two weeks. 'He also knocked out Jim Jeffries, Tim O'Neill, fought a draw with Mlke'gclireck. beat K. O. Bill Breniian and wa.- knocked out by Jack Johnson and Jim Barry. War Ragle, a famous Indian wrest ler of ten years ago, who wrestled OotcU and all the inhere, entered tba ring, but left it again when George Gardiner knocked him out In six rounds Joe Rodgers. the American' Apol lo," once challenged the world. Bod gert was an immense man, six feet four inches tali; ami weighing 250 pounds. He won a heavyweight tournament and was groomed by Tom , O'Rourke as a coming champion, but he eoon quit the boxing) game. Jack Monroe, who fought Jeffries twice and who has just returned tram the war minus an arm, waa a wrestler before he took up boxing. Tex Rickard offered to back Cost stan Le Marin, a >ihbouj European wrestler, agalnat Jack Johnson just before the war. Le Marin waa tba champion of Belgium, a magnificent athlete, and a really great wrestler, but he never amounted to anything STECHER VERV ILL Omaha, Neb., March 31.- Joe Stecher, former wrestling champion, is reported ill at his borne ip Dodge, Nebraska. Stecher is said to be suffering from pneumonia and is in. a critical condition.  O'HARA REFUSES OFFER AS PILOT Returned Veteran of Toronto Ball Club Doesn't Want Job as Manager tfltBt* tOUTM tmi house of service LBTHBRtBOS, ALTA and thrust them into tba roaring blase. "Gracious goodness, he's i blowing the place ap," whispered ! some one, v bile Querrie tip-toed up i and looked over tba shoulder of the man at the door of the firebox. : "Whetcha doing, Mnmm " efcerled ! Querrie. "Owan away aad don't bo-i ther me." grunted Mnmm. "Tble Is a meatle�b day and I coulda't gef any beefsteak down at my haehuquea, so I'm cooking a coupplg. apuadp for myself.' I can't play aoclaf 'toes I hare a decent etask laalde of ape." He wan. It muat have beam soma steak lob, for Mumm broke three stkkH the fU-af five ntlatttes of play I Wednesday. He must. Save cooked a couple of wild-cat etealu down la Montreal, judgingJ� the way be bat. tied the )^c�c*ned!eas la tha final g*me.-r-Torojsto, eXar. - Tom Sharkey wan something ot a wrestler, and so wero Andy Anderson and John wille. both ot whom gained soma fame in the ring. Hackenschmldt, former world'a champion, thought he could fight; so did Jasa Westergard, Yussif Huseaoe the Turk, Henry Irslhuar and Will Bingham. ^T Jack Curler, the leading promoter and manager of wrestler* and boxers, says that the .reaxon tha wrestler never amountm to anything la tha ring is bPcause of his poor foot work. -,- i t, � , , CLEVELAND BEATS ALL4TARB, Cleveland, March 31.-The Cleeg-laod Sockey club won tba from ate AIMun Sight four to two. may send supplies oversea**. We are making many socks here In Canada, says Miss MacAdams, but not too many. Enormous numbers are needed because the life of socks ia short. Labor and soap are scarce with the result that socks are washed badly in hard water, they shrink and harden, aad hundreds of socks can never be worn again. While tho ma terlal In them Is aaved and used again, it is necessary for us to keep up the eupvly. Miss MacAdams' praise of the Red Cross waa high". Today It is doing thirty tlmaa aa much as in 1915 and that with absolute efficiency. An ac 'curate and detailed account is kept of all supplies and they are watphed from the time they are dispatched till they are distributed. The Red Cross can always be drawn on In aa emerg ency and is handled in a most capable manner. Arrangements have been made by which the next-of-kin may visit their wounded in France, also many Canadian hospitals have been built there, entirely manned by Canadians, for the French. , The supplies are well-distributed and the convoys handled largely by women. Nothing tho Red Crw melres can be aold, taw salaries are paid and thus expenses are kept down. It does great work In supplying comforts to tho sick which they would not otherwise receive and we ehould support It to the utmost. Another Interagting fact was her statement that the C.A.M.C conaid ers the best ot skill none too good for its soldiers, hence does not use V.A.I), nurses In wards. Tnese are only to be found in Canadian private bospitala caring tor tha slightly wounded or in convalescent hospitals where skilled nursing is not ao necessary. Tba R.A.M.C. cannot obtain enough skilled balp and here we find moat of the V.A.D. nurnes who are doing splendid and heroic work. While in France Miss MacAdams saw the men of the loth Battalion, many ot whom are from Lathbridge. At the end of bar splendid lecture a vote of thanks was moved to Miss MacAdams. Musical numbers were given by Miss Minnie Hasel and Mr. Young. nearby, In which were tba Americana. Fifteen hundred followed the toad of their daahlng brigadier out Into the swirling battle line, where they were strung over a front of 1200 yards, against whlcii hords of Germans wero being flung, ft seems almost inconceivable that these defenders, brave unto death though they were, could have been able to hold the long aector, bnt lhey held. The enemy advanced in force and hurled themselves timu and time again at the British line in this region, but they found no weak spot. This composite force stood, as gallantly and aa well ax their comradea to the right and to the left. They clung on for many hours until the regulars came up. This is a sample of the fighting spirit which allied sol diere are showing in this time of stress. A NOBLE SPIRIT This incident is more spectacular, but hardly finer in epirlt than that of aeven British soldiers. These lada had been borne in England on leave, and on landlnK at a channel port In France they ' could And no transportation to the front. Did they alt down and wait? They did not. They tramped almost every foot ot the way to th� battle lines to take their places beside their hard-pressed comradea. READILY OBEY ORDERS With the French Army in France Mar. 31.-The cloaeness of the co-operation between the French and British commanders and troops waa well Illustrated by an incident whleh occurred recently at the aouthern part of France. The Germans wero observed taking up positions on a hill and a small detachment ot Canadian cavalrymen, who the previous day found themselves with the French army corps, received orders to occupy the summit. Dismounting, they clam-bored up the hillalde, but shortly-after were driven off.. The commanding general reprimanded them for retiring and'ordered them to return Immediately to the hill. The Canadians mounted their horses and rode to the summit under a withering fire and bald the position until Joined by a larger farce. Toronto, March 30.-Bill O'Hara. popular Canadian born outfielder ot tha Toroato ball club and later Flight Lieutenant of the R.N.A.B., hat declined tha position as manager of'tbe Toronto ball team ia the naw baseball league which will succeed the International. "Bill," who haa "done bis bit," wag offered the leadership ot tha Leafs by President jamas MoCaf fery in Naw York yesterday. Bill la &present delivering a series of toe-ss on 'Tommies, tanks and trenches," and was unable to take the Job. INTERNATIONAL ATHLETE - ENLISTS WITH CANADIANS Vancouver. B.C., March 30.-Bert Kortlang, anr international eportamar, baa enlisted voluntarily tn tba gth Canadian Field Engineers, to training Sera. Kortl&ad in tha yeare 1S09 aad IflQ waa, according to the averagee, tag leading Australian cricket bat** ajsn. Ha a) known in sportlag circles mnulSMJeiJIIiillli and the Cstted UWmmfHSSSi aa watt a�i� ASeyi Alberts Buffet and Grill 411 Fifth SL �. 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