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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD riJESDAY, APRIL 2, 1918 'BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus B1 solly i ha.o ^ clo&f. CALL that vvuz AN awol BLAbT- BASEBALL BOXING RACING hSPORT HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING Ring, Bouts Ended for Jack -c- -�- -�- Monroe-Fighter Loses Arm Jack Monroe is the one prominent which shows what a good player he pugilist to lose an arm in the war in I w*8- Europe. He was injured fighting with "v^f^0'JS?,^ Anr.,^i,,,__�k� roo went back to rainlr.g and was the Canadians on the Flanders front. j made mlne bogg of the fi*t foUP Jev. \\ hen a lad Jack chopped off halt i ei8_ with 100 men under him. He had of his right foot. So now he is minus an arm and half a foot. Jack went from Canada to Join the British army in Europe. His was a voluntary enlistment, for he was born in Chester, Pa, 1877. All Canada and England talked about Jack's enlistment, for he was known as the man who had won a bout tfem Jim Jeffries. But Jack was always a born fighter, and ho never loved anything better than to scrap. At that, Jack came of a fighting family. His father was a man of small stature, but his mother was more than six feet tall. He had four brothers, all over six feet tall and older than himself. When Jack was 12 years old his two brothers and himself traveled to Nevada. He had an uncle in the mining bus liBss there, and the boys naturally drifted into the same calling. rrom Nevada one brother and Jack went to Butte. There he went to  school. He was a husky lad and soon joined the football team, playing left guard. When Monroe completed his high school term he went back to mining. Later he played on the football team. That was 1895 and 1S96. In those years his team beat every organization west of the .Mississippi. Monroe was the lightest man in a rush line that averaged 220 pounds, yet he held his position for two years, | TABER CHEF DID GREAT WORK IN saved 1700 and got the idea one day to visit San Francisco. He played football with the Olympic club team in Frisco and incidentally went out and boxed with the big fight- J ers -who came to San Francisco to train. He boxed a lot with Jack O'Brien and Jack Moffat, and learned all he'knew up to the time he went east with Moffat. About a month after his second season with the Olympic club he entered a boxing tournament and won the amateur heavyweight championship by knocking out Willard in three rounds and Gallagher in two. Both bouts were scheduled to go four rounds Vancouver Had Better of Opening Period, and Almost Won In Last Few Minutes Toronto, April 1.-A frail bit of an athlete, who bears the name of Cor-bett Denenny and hails from the industrial town of Cornwall, won the world's championship and the Stanley Cup for the Toronto hockey club. In the fifth and deciding match of the series, played s.t the Arena Saturday-night in the presence of about 4.000 people, Toronto defeated Vancouver by 2 to 1 and thus brought the cup E Alberta Lightweight Champion Signs Articles of Agreement . to Oppose Ritchie Mitchell Articles of agreement for his bout with Richie Mitchell, to be held at Milwaukee on the evening of April 4, were signed and forwarded to Promoter Joe Orenstein by Clonie Talt last week. The bout calls for ten rounds. In agreeing to oppose such a renowned lightweight as Mitchell, the Canadian champion is taking a big chance, for he is liable to lose his crown. Mitchell, of course, would have to put over a knockout punch. Benny Leonard is the king of lightweights, and closely following him are Mitchell, Patsy Cline and one or i CoNTTNtTED FROH FRONT PjkOI) 8.'I"'T71,�,'i" ""j"T. ! east winning on the serios bv three i two others.. When it is .'considered After that Mllward and Gallagner ^ ; � ^ ng on the series D> twee MUchell is considered a first- won championship events, which made iramfis rn rH" 1 Monroe think well of himself as a boxer. One day in the early part of December, 1904, former Champion Jeffries and Bob Fitzimmons arrived in Butte with a show and made offers to meet all comers. Monroe and several miners went to the hotel at which the fighters ware staying and put in their applications. Monroe was one of the two engaged. Monroe was matched against the champion, while his coworker was pitted against Fitzsimmons. T� the surprise of all Monroe waded right into Jeffries that night, and at the end of four rounds the Butte referee awarded Monroe the decision. games to two. Throughout the first and second periods, the teams fought without a score. Vancouver undoubtedly had the better of it in the opening period and it was only the remarkable work of Goalkeeper Harry Holmes which prevented them from securing a lead. In the second period honors were even though Toronto came back stronger near the end of the period. All the scoring took place in the third period and it was Denenny's sensational rush that finally placed Toron-{to in the winning column. In the last � few minutes Vancouver twice came i within an ace of scoring hut Toronto Locals Wallop Calgary 40 to 36 Calgary, Apr. 2.-In the Inter-clty basketball game the Lethbridge boys defeated the Calgary team in the first of a home and home series by a score of forty to thirty-six. The locals will be home today from their tour, having lost to Edmonton and won from Calgary, . It is not known whether Edmonton will play the locals on the Lethbridge floor. * WHEN, JfcSS AND FRED MET �j. .j. ^� jjp *2> *^ 1 v v The time-honored ceremonial of photographing the group was carried out, and the party broke up without the boxers indulging- in farewells. TORONTO BUYS FtVE. from a rater, one would wonder why Tait has signed articles to meet him. The Canadian lightweight, so far as is known, has never run out of a bout with any legitimate lightweight, and when he was asked to book on wHo. Mitchell he jumped at the chance. "I realize just how good Mitchell is; and know he has sent many a good boy to dreamland, but that isn't worrying me any," stated Clonie. "They can't make 'em too good for me. The better they are the better I like 'em. It may be the chance I have been looking for for some time. I am in this fighting game to get to the top of the ladder, and to lay away sufficient coin for a rainy day. If I should, and I believe I will, defeat Mitchell, then I am one more step nearer Leonard's crown, and my fortune is assured. "I have learned a whole lot about the fight game during the past year, and am out to learn more. If Mitchell can show me, then I am from Missouri;" The meeting of Fulton and Willard when articles were signed, was de-1 Toronto, April 1.-A special void of hostilities. Sitting at either New York to the Globe says: side of Promoter J. C. Miller, they, "President McCaffery of the Tor-1 scrawled signatures to the articles ' onto club of : the new league an-1 without a word about the coming fray. | nouuced that the Leafs have bought' Willard was first to appear. A few ,' five players from the Montreal club! � minutes later Fulton and his manager,! They are Pitcher Hersche, Outfielders ."like Collins, entered. Jess spied the party and rushed to the door. "iieilo, Mike," was i the greeting. Then to Fulton:. "Hello, I'reddie. How are you?" The two shook hands warmly. Fred, clad in a dark cutaway coat and striped trousers, shifted a walking stick to his left hand to shake. "V'iu're getting to be quite a sport," i':nia.r';cd Willard. "Yeah," grinned Fred. "Carrying a oauf> and everything." .Morun and Holden, Firstbaseman Slat-tery and Thirdhaseman Partell." played its whole team on the defense and this bulwark safely withstood the westerners' attacks. . On the night's play there was little between the two teams. It took place under the eastern rules with six-man teams and the substitute penalty system, but Frank Patrick's men adapted themselves to the eastern style remarkably well and gave Toronto the closest call they have yet received under National League regulations. At times the westerners appeared to outskate the eastern champions, hut at others Toronto had the edge. To a neutral it appeared that it was Toronto's "ability to come back strong after Vancouver had tied it up, that decided the i3sue. Chef Does Good Work. Play abounded in sensational features, brilliant rushes by Cameron and Lloyd Cook, magnificent skating and stick handling by Taylor and pretty-J.Dowie. two or three-man rushes by the op- j It. posing lines contributing to the com- j Philadelphia Americans ... 7 position of the greatest game cf the j Pittsburg Nationals season in the east. | Batteries - Meyers, Faber, Frank Patrick took his defeat hard, but with true sporting blood and was one of the first to congratulate the winners. Harvey Pnlford and Russell Bowie, especialiy selected for the occasion by the Stanley Cup trustee, Wm. Fo- TRAINING CAMP RESULTS. R. H Chicago Americans ...... 11 Houston Texas League... 2 Batteries - Williams and Smithson, Glenn and Noyes. R. Detroit Americans ....... 10 Dallas Texas League...... 2 Batteries-Finneran, Hall and J. Cobb, Stanage; Lewis, Compere and B. 15 2 9 2 Lees; H. E. 10 3 7 -2 bets of German dead were hanging against the barbed wire entanglements. Peculiar Incident An unusual incident occurred in the fighting here. Four British soldiers and one officer, whom they were helping back toward a dressing .station, were captured by the Germans, who merely took the Tommy's rifles and told them and the officer they were at liberty to go. Just what inspired this move is hard to say. Subsequent attacks by the Germans against Bailleul and Wlllerval failed to swing the line further back. Just to the south, near Fampoux, the British holding the line sent back word they would fight to the last and this was virtually what happened, for they gallantly stood their ground. On Friday and Saturday nights the British pushed their lines forward again somewhat. Below the Scarpe the Germans were finally held by a division which had been in the iine for sixty-one days up to the time of the Arras and made most spectacular fight in holding off the enemy from March 21 to March 28. This division had originally held a sector of the line lying between the Arras and Cambrai Road and Fontaine Wood to the south. Because of the falling back of the line below them, they had gradually been forced to give way, fighting desperately, until they reached the line between Wan-court and Henin. Hero they were holding 'irmly on th morning of March 28. Throughout the day they sustained heavy attacks but repulsed them all. The situation below them, however, kept getting worse until at one time their flank was exposed and they were fighting back with the Germans on both sides of them. As a result they fell back a little to Neuville Vitaase, where they made a further stand. The stubbornness of the defense of the British forces was shown by one sergeant, and five, men who were holding a machine gun position near Vit-nsse. Seeing it would become necessary for them to abandon this post, the sergeant sent back his "men and he himself stuck to his post, working the machine gun until the enemy closed in on him. Then ho took the gun and by lively' work reached his own guns, The division tell back fighting like demons at cIobb quarters. Neuville Vitasse was later abandoned to the enemy because of the pressure below and the British took up positions just west of the town. E three National A.A.TJ. champion ship swimming events here Saturday night. Perry McGillivray of Chicago .von the 150-yard back stroke in 1.49 3-5 and P. B. Princell of Chicago made the 75-foot plunge in :41 1-5 seconds. Bring Your Repair Work in Now Before the Spring Rush Begins First-class mechanics are scarce and we won't nave the other kind. Neither will we rush repairs at the expense of your car. Bijou Motor Parlors Limited THE HOUSE OF SERVICE WORLD'S RECORD BROKEN ! ran' of�'eiated, and their work was at Detroit, Mich'., April 1.-World's | aJ! "P":8 bfycmd criticism. They pen-records were established in two of I alizbd ^eesly and soon earned the the three National A.A.TJ. champion-1 aspect o both earns. Bowie was particularly strict on off-sides and both sides suffered in this respect. Newspaper Comment. Toronto, April 1.-Speaking of the hockey game on Saturday night in which Torontos defeated Vancouver, winning the Stanley Cup, the World sporting editor says the game was slow in spots and spectacular in others. Both teams were out to hold their opponents down and for that I reason the checking was very close and there were numerous penalties i for minor offenses. This at times used, up ail the substitutes and on three occasions the teams were reduced to five men a side. They played the j first two periods without a score, ' which shows hosv close was the check-i ing. I The Mail and Empire says: j "The series just completed has not been a satisfactory one owing to the hitter feeling between the players and I the disputes over the officials. Saturday night's game, however, was the best of the series, and it provided the greatest interest until the very last j second and although played under N. I H.L. rule3, there was very little dif-' ference on the night." and Perkins; Jacobs, Steele Schmidt. R. H Chicago Nationals ....... 5 1 San Francisco Coast L.... 1 S Batteries-Vaughn, Hendrix Killifer, O'Farrell: and Brooks. Johnson, Dobbs R. Boston Americans ....... 4 Brooklyn Nationals ....... 3 10 1 \ Jamieson Batteries - Ruth and Schang; Marquard, Griner, .Mitchell and Miller. After receiving an unmerciful panning for turning Mclnnis, Strunk, Bush and Schang over to the Boston Red Sox, Connie Mack is beginning to receive praise from Philadelphia fans. The gray haired manager of the Athletics has been sawing wood all winter and taking his medicine like a man, but now it seems that he will have a pretty fair ball club after all. Mack has twenty-two men down at Jacksonville and the critics, who are with the team, declare that the H. E. (pitching department alone needs 12 11 strengthening. 14 5 J Mack's new infield is lining up with Geary i George Burns on first,Morris Shau-and i non on second, Larry Gardner on third, and Joe Dugan at short field. Burns played with the Tiger3 last year, Shannon was a member of the Baltimores, Gardner covered third for the Red Sox, and Dugan, a graduate of Holy Cross, won his spurs as a Mackman last September. In the outfield Mack intends to play Rube Oldring, Tillie Walker and E. r 2 i 2 and H. E. n ol I u�..>.^cu,. Oldring has returned to I the Athletes after a year of inactfv- fiftk STREET SOUTH LETHBRIDGE. ALT A A Dominion Bureau of Statistics is to be created in copneetion with the ' j Department of Trade and* Commerce. BRITISH SPORTSMEN KILLED London, Apr. 1.-The severe fighting on the western front has brought a large number of prominent sportsmen under tire, the latest casualty list issued containing the names of many who, have been killed or wounded. Lt. Colonel G. A. Walker Lamond, died, was a keen sportsman and a famous rugby player. He was a member of the Kelvinside Academicals and later was captain of the Gloucester county and Bristol City teams. In 1899 and 1005 he played center three-quarter hack in the Scottish rugby team In the International game3 against Wales and England. HARROW TRADES FOSTER Little Rock, Ark., Apr. 2.-Manager Barrow of the Boston American League club last night confirmed the report that he has traded Pitcher Geo. Foster for Second Baseman Dave Shean of Cincinnati. Barrow said that reports that Foster had decided to quit the game were untrue. He said that Foster was willing to play this season but had demanded more money than wa3 offered in the contract tendered him. ity. Walker was a member of the Red Sox last season, while Jamieson, once with the Washingtons, played line ball under Mack in 1917. The Athletics' catchers are Cady, formerly with the Red Sox; McAvoy, purchased from Baltimore, and Perkins, who was developed by Mack last season. Chester Thomas, the former Boston backstop, is holding out. The Mackmen have only two experienced pitchers, Myers and Gregg, but several youngsters will be tried, including Adams of Richmond, Watson of Fort Smith, and Geary of the ! North Carolina league.  j QUITE A STROLL. Chicago, April 1.--W. S. Chapman, 72. years old, is here today, having | completed a lfi.OOO mile walk. Chap) man started from Baltimore, Md., ; March 9, 1915 on his long hike to win > a wager of 13,500 put up by" a club in New York. From the time he started Chapman says he has not ridden in a I vehicle of any sort.'. He walked west: over the Lincoln Highway to San j Diego, Cal., making the return Journey by way of Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama to Miami, Fill' From there he followc* the Btiiie Highway to Chicago, fFrom Otir Own Corresoondent) Albion Ridge, March 31.-All farmers in this district are now on the land and all, aro_ bonding all their energies to put Ju" the largest crop in its history. Quite a number of our farmers have been away for the winter, but all are now returned. One of our most popular bachelors, returned with a bride. All wish theni success in their matrimonial journey .through life. Three of our most successful young bachelors of the neighborhood have taken unto themselves life partners; namely, Campbell Davis, Orville Rut-ledge and-Gordon Blue, since the new year began. Edward Lynn, who has been away to the' land of snow and cold, namely Manitoba, has returned and is satisfied that Southern Alberta is the best place yet, and that Albion Ridge is the best place in Southern Alberta. There have been quite a number of wells drilled in this/ district this winter just passed. C. Davis, Wm. North-am, J. Smith and A. Dovery all have an abundance of water from 100 to 300 feet with only a moderate supply, so successful, he having drilled over 200 feet with only a moderate supply. The well drillers are now at Gilbert Bradwold's. All the people of the Ridge are pleased to hear that Mrs. Northam, who has been in Lethbridge very ill, is slowly recovering. Mr. LeBarre, who has been in the Lethbridge hospital for the last three weeks and having undergone a couple of operations, will soon be at home again. E I Halifax, N.S., April 1- In the Admiralty court, today before Mr. Justice Drysdale, the hearing of the Mont Blanc-Imo case for damages, the owner of each ship claiming jl,000,0oo compensation from the other, was concluded. Captain John MacKinney of the naval tug Nereid, an eye-witness of the fatal collision between the two steamers, testifying this morning corroborated evidence at other hearings, but as Mr. Justice Drysdale pointed out, differed from other witnesses in stating that the collision occurred nearer the Dartmouth harbor than the Halifax side. Captain MacKinney's evidence concluded the hearing and judgment was reserved. BURDETT (From the Times.) Steele Smith has taken over the garage recently controlled by A. Waddell, and will lay in a satisfactory stock of accessories. Steele has the necessary experience, and with a well-equipped shop he should command a generous share of the patronage of the district. Ole Iverson sold to C. A. Bruns-dale this week thfe southwest and northwest quarters of 29-10-12 for $35 per acre. It is understood that Mr. Brunsdale has leased the above land, together with another quarter west of town, to Messrs. Hill and Allen. MrB. Chalmers, Mrs. McDonald and Mrs. Swartz returned last Friday from the east. Mr. McDonald also arrived', bringing with him two car loads of livestock and machinery, having taken over Widow Brown's farm near Hugh McGalliard's. -___X)W Collars FOR SPRIWG CASCO-1 V$ utJCVCVE'2'/Stn Montreal, April 1.-Henri Bourassa, editor of Le Devoir says in that paper : "We implore our compatriots, not as we did at the commencement of the agitation of last oummer, and during the course of the last election, not to play into the hands of agents or provocateurs, but to remain cairn and to guard carofjilly against the creators of disorded and initiators of useless violence*. Wo implore the government to act in accordance with the gravity of the hour and with the wisdom which it commands. Wc implore dur compatriots of the English language to put their foot on such bonfires as the Sons of Empire would light." Alberta Buffet and Grill 411 Fifth St. 8. Opposite ORPHEUM THEATRE Still at the Old Stand EVERYTHING FRESH AND CLEAN STRICTLY WHITE HELP GEO. ADDISON - PROP. Phone 1827 Help Prevent Accidents Equip your car with heavy-weight anti-skid chains. By early buying we were able to secure our stock of chains at last year's price. This will save you money. All sizes. BAALIM JVIOTOR CO. HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLM AN, Mgr. ;