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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta r�~r�!X _ THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ~ WEDNESbAY, APRIL 3. 1018 ; in), mi ii i - � . I gB-i^-i--it-it- ' ii -----1-u-j-j--i-J-�L-n.i.*lyMwil ii i m.......ii linn i �� - i � � ---...........swam--u-ut-j,, iii ��!�......iiwjiwii; �.i|--rtn.i Tj,-J-:---------l-----um-..........- "BRINGING UP FATHER" - - - ]f - By G. McManus BASEBALL BOXING RACING 1-SPORTM HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING Local Basketballers Gave the Capitals Hard Run For It In The Championship Match Lethbridge basketballers pan hard- not going to let his big brother oat-ly understand yet how and why they j do him, so he took a shot from cen-came to lose the critical contest at; tre and the pigskin went through the Edmonton last Saturday. They started off like a whirlwind and had Edmonton beaten 11 to 3 in the first ten minutes, after which they seemed to collapse under the strong pace, and never recovered. There is not a, doubt the local boys were handicapped in playing the same day as their arrival. They left here on Friday afternoon and travelled all night, arriving at Edmonton at the end of the 325-mile Journey very tired. Edmonton of course claims the championship. But the locals are of the opinion that it is only half a championship, for were the Capital hoop without even touching the side and Just to show the fans that it was not a fluke, ha came back a minute later and repeated his performance. Parney and Stevens each scored one, while Dunaworth scored one field basket and the second foul tor Leth-bridge. Irwin scored and made the score 21-16, in favor of Edmonton. Second Easy for Locals. Bdmonion had things pretty much their own way in the second half. John Crosier evidently had been stalling in the first half, for in the second he scored no less than seven baskets, making a total of IS points FOR K.O. BRENNAN FULTON TOOK A E Quit in Third-Brennan Fights Eddie McGoorty on 8th at Racine tossers to make the trip down to j When John would take a notion to Lethbrldge and play a return game j score, the referee's whistle was all under'similar conditions to those en-'that would stop him. Parney and countered by the local lads in the! English each scored three field north there need be no wild stretchi baskets. Stevens scored two and of imagination to believe that Leth- j "Ken" Crosier one. Irwin and Spack-brldge might turn the tables by Just ' man scored one field basket each and as wide a margin. Certainly anotherDunsworth scored eight foul shots, year there will have to be a different! The Lethbrldge quintette certainly arrangement 'for the championship had hard luck in shooting. Time and play-either home and home games or a sudden death game on a neutral floor. The wind-up of the 1917-18 season is unsatisfactory to the southern clubs to say the least, and it will be up to the southern group to get busy in time next season and arrange for a basketball governing body for the province. The following account of the Edmonton game from the Edmonton Journal shows what the northerners think of the south-town basketeers: The Edmonton All-Stars now hold! the undisputed basketball champion-j time again, the ball rolled around the hoop and fell out, only to have "Ken" reach it, literally pick it off the basket and start it on the way to the other end. Lethbrldge certainly can boast of the smoothest basketball team in the province, bar none, and it is admitted by the locals that had they been on a larger floor the score would have been different, 'lor owing to the sm�H Y. gym., they could not make their combination work as it should have. The game far surpassed that play ship of Alberta, as the result of Sat-! ed with Calgary recently in this city, urday evening's game, when they de- for if the Edmonton team had played feafed the fast' Lethbrldge team by the class of game they put up against the score of 52-28. j Calgary, they undoubtedly would haVe TLe Y. M. C. A. gymnasium was j stooped to defeat, crowded with 'fans when the Edmon-j One feature of the game was the ton players strolled on to the floor in; number of fouls scored by L. Duns-ones and twos and started throwing \ worth. Out of 11 trys he scored 10, Use hall with apparently no system J which is a record for this city. In a Frankie K.O. Brennan, the Detroit boxer who made his bow to Alberta fans in his bout with Young Ross here, didn't have even a light lunch in his go with Billy Miller of Calgary at Vulcan on Monday afternoon. Miller was hopelessly outclassed and quit in the third -Tound after Brennan had toyed with him in the tirst two frames. Miller claimed he bad busted his hand as his reason for quitting. This boy Brennan Ms a classy young fellow in the ring, and just to shbw he is good enough to be considered a fair match for the beat of them, lie had a wire yesterday to hurry back to Racine, Wis., to battle on April 8th with Eddie McGoorty. the scrappy middleweight who ha3 just returned from Australia. Lethbrldge fans looked over two classy boys this winter when they saw Harrison and Brennan iu action. Young Al. Ross left last night for Calgary, and his address for the time being will be Sarcea Camp. If Ross is still there on May 24th it is posstble a bout may be staged here with a good boy of the Harrison or Brennan Calibre. or organization The Lethbrldge aggregation made a spectacular entrance, by rushing on to the floor in a line, and circling on their end of a gym. with a system and pomp that would rival Yale or Harvard. Lethbridge Begins It. The whistle did not have time to close game these baskets would be a winning asset. Off far the Cowtown. Lethbrldge left yesterday for the Cowtown, where they are scheduled to meet the Calgary quintette this evening. One thing is assured-if they put np as good a game as they did at Edmonton, they will have no echo before P. Irwin had hung up a' difficulty to defeat them, even on the counter by an excellent shot. Duns-worth scored another, after some fast combination play. Edmonton scored their first basket about three minutes later, but Lethbridge rolled in seven more pointB, making the score 11-2 after five minuteB' of play. Up to this point is looked as It Lethbridge were going to have a ' walk-away. They were scoring from all positions and angles. English Starts Something. A quick change of tactics on the part of Edmonton, however, brought the required results. The score was made almost even when Chet English outmanoeuvred bis guard and scored four baskets in succession. This, evidently put Edmonton on their feet, and John Crozier got an inspiration and scored two more. Ken Crosier was Calgary floor, with Calgary officials. The lineup was as follows: Edmonton-J. Crosier, O. Parney, C. English, K. Crozier, N. Stevens. Lethbridge-J. Irwin, V. Spaceman, L. Dunsworth, A. Cane, G. Mc-Killop. M. Dunaworth was substituted tor Cane in the second half. Referee-Valentine. Judge ctf play-W. Murray. MONUMENT FOR SHERIDAN. New York, April 2.-The Irish-American Athletic Club is planning to erect a monument over the grave of Martin Sheridan who died here last week. The proposed memorial in Calvary Cemetery will he a granite croas 15 teat high. Bring Your Repair Work in Now Before the Spring Rush Begins First-class mechanics are scarce and we won't have the other kind. Neither will we rush repairs at the expense of your car. Bijou Motor Parlors Limited '' 9 THE HOUSE OF SERVICE FIFTH STREET SOUTH . .. LETHBRIDGE. ALT* IPS TELLS WHY COBB IS LEADER George Hildebrand, an umpire in the American league, likes to do nothing better than watch Ty Cobb, in a ball game. Next to watching Tyrus Cobb, Hildebrand would sooner talk about him than do anything else. He spends his winters telling stories of Cobb's prowess. One of his stories, which shows Cobb in a typical feat and illustrates why Ty can pull more people through the turnstiles than any athlete that ever live: This occurred in a game at Washington, and Detroit happened to need a run. Cobb got a pass and immediately began jockeying for a lead off first. A quick peg from the pitcher had him napping, and Gancliil, now with the Sox, made a dive to catch him. But Cobb was on his way to second. Gandiil, in his surprise, made a hurry throw that was a bit wide. Mc-Brlde knocked the ball down and It rolled only about ten feet. Cobb dashed for third. McBride's throw hit him on the shoulder, and Ty kept on Hp the plate. The throw had him by 15 feet. Ty never slackened, but slid into the diamond, far from the plate and past Catcher Henry, who was waiting for him. While he was on the ground Ty reached for the plate with his hand, but Henry tagged' him. Hildebrand said a young catcher would have missed him, but Henry stood all over the plate so he could not touch it. At that the play was so close thousands of fan3 were standing up and yelling when O'Laughlin waved Ty out. Ty is always doing something, and that is why he is the biggest drawing card in baseball, according to Hildebrand. Fred Fulton, after h;s recent battle with Frank Moran, declared he had proved his gamenese and his ability to take a punch by allowing Moran to hit him more than 20 times upon the Jaw. But did Fulton really prove himself game, or did he take a foolish chance, and, by pure luck, get away with it? It is, or ought to be, a maxim of the prize ring that the unexpected punch hurts most. If a fighter knows a punch is coming and is set for it he is not apt to. be badly hurt by it. But if he is set for one punch and gets another he Is almost certain to be stung. The punches Fulton took, by his own admission, were expected. He was figuring on them and they came over just the way he expected them. Accordingly, Fulton shook them off like drops of water from an umbrella and escaped unscathed. , But suppose while Fulton had his jaw stuck out inviting Moran's blows the blond Plttsburger had slipped Fred a punch on his elongated slats. Fred would have been very lucky if that punch did not take a lot of fight out of him. Fulton took a chance, and because he was expecting the swats he got away with it. His example, however, hardly could be called a good one for ambitious boxers to follow. It is a dangerous thing to fool with, this showing a crowd how game you can be in the ring. Philadelphia Jack O'Brien, who was a game man himself, said once that ganieness was a form vi insanity. He was not far from right. To deliberately take a beating because you do j not want to quit is not always so much an exhibition of courage as it is of foolishness. Those kind of beatings take too much out of a fighter. Just a few nights ago, at Milwaukee, Bill Brennan, the Chicago scrapper, gave a wonderful exhibition of gameness in his bout with Jack Demp LA JO IE AND DAUBERT MENTIONED IN BIQ DEALS. Napoleon La-joie, the famous slugger and manager of the Toronto club of the International Boston, Apr. 2.-An urgent call for men to man merchant ships was sent out by Henry Howard, director of recruiting of the United States shipping board after a meeting today of the advisory committee, composed of representatives of various mariners end organizations. Speakers pointed out BURWASH FUNERAL fnTm^f,,Uv��i)iPnani1 t00k h'8 "Hthat the German drive made It neces ing manfully, and Dempsey gave him a beautiful one. The crowd gave BUI full credit for being one of the gamest battlers in the work, but it probably will be quite a while before Brennan has fully recovered from the effects of that walloping. CONGRATULATE QUERRIE, j Toronto, April 2.-Charlie Querrie, ! manager of the Champion Torontos i was yesterday in receipt of ' many I wires of congratulation from his old lacrosse friends. Mr. Con Jones of I Vancouver and Charley Welsh of New Westminster were heard from in the far west while Eddie St. Pierre of Montreal and President Caron of i the Nationals sent along congratulations. REAL TEST FOR DEMPSEY. On April ^6 we are to get a real line on the fighting ability of this Jack Dempsey person, says an eastern scribe. When he tangleB up with Miske at St. Paul, Dempsey is going to fight the toughest, light heavyweight in the country. It will give a direct line on Fulton and Dempsey a3 Fulton only a low weeks ago stepped tr,<� same distance with the St. Paul man. There is no excuse in the world for Fulton not beating Miske tar worse than he did with all the heavy ordnance he carried into the ring with him that night, hut he didn't. He fought a witless battle and suffered in prestige from it until he made an other one of his miraculous recoveries by beating Moran. Fulton clearly out-pointed Miske, but there was no reason why he should not have finished his smaller opponent inside of six rounds. % The bout between Dempsey and Miske will �ive the fans of the northwest a line on Dempsey as a boxer and a hitter. He has been keelhauling a group of setups in various ceil' trea until the game was shown up. Miske could knock out any of these setups Dempsey has been showing with. Miske will be outweighed in this fight, but Dempsey will not bring into the ring the enormous extra Inches of arm with which Miske had to contend against Fujlon. Dempsey is not presumed to be us good a boxer as Is Fulton, although he carries a respectable wallop all his own. No matter from what angle the bout is viewed. It looks interesting. Miske' is gaining in weight every' montlt, and is looking bigger every day.. Don't be\ surprised If he goetUjsto the ring against Dempsey weighing around the 190 mark. William is uo longer asast chested youngster. sary that immediate steps be taken to man~ ships so that every available soldier could be transported to the battle front. KILLED IN ACTION Victoria, B. C, April 2.-Major John Garnett Tatlow, M.C., son of the late Captain Tatlow, one time minister o? finance in British Columbia lias been killed in action. ' Although still within four months of his 22nd year, Major Tatlow had risen in less than two years from Lieutenant to Major and had won the Military Cross. He wag a fine athlote. Toronto, April 2.-A quiet funeral service for the late ex-Chancellor Bur-wash wa8 conducted at 6 p.m. yesterday at the home prior to the removal of the remains to Cobourg for burial. Brief addresses were delivered by Rev. Dr. - Henderson, Rev. Dr. Workman, Rev. Dr. Reynar and others. Rev. Dr. Henderson and Prof. Mich: ael conducted the service. The interment will take place at Baltimore, near Cobourg, today. NEPHEW. LORD READING DIES IN NEW YORK WILL KIGHT DEMPSEY St. Louis, Mo., April 3.-Porky Flynn, a Boston heavyweight, has been signed to fight Jack Dempsey of San Francisco here on the night of April 8, substituting for Bob Devore of Kansas City, who withdrew from the bout. The contest is staged for eight rounds. New York, N. Y-. Apr. 2.-Frank I. Cohen, nephew of Lord Reading, British ambassador to this country, and who was formerly member of works of the city of Glasgow, Scotland, died yesterday at. his hotel here. Mr. Cohen had been lecturing in this country and wan associated In food control work with the food administration. PORTUGUESE GOVT. URITT WON Boston, April 3.-In a hard fought boxing bout last night, Frankie Brltt of New Bedford, defeated Jimmy Duffy of New York. Brltt led in ten of the twelve rounds and was awarded the decision when the final bell was sounded. Duffy was a �llght favorite at the opening of the bout. HOCKEY CHAMPS TO PLAY AT CLEVELAND. Toronto, April 2.-Arrangements have been completed with the CJeve^ land Arena for the Toronto professionals to play a picked team there on Thursday, Friday and Saturday jilght of this waek. The Torontos wllf line up With the same team which defeat-ad Vancouver, with the exception of Harry Mummery, while the AJl-Stars will have Lehman and McDonald of Vancouver, Frank Nighbor of Ottawa, Crawford and Adams of Toronto and a couple more yet to be selected. The guarantee Is just about sufficient to pay the expenses of the players and a.little to buy ice cream cones, Lisbon, March 30.-The provisional government formed, after the revolution last December 'which resulted in the overthrow of the Machado government announced today the liberation oi all political prisoners, restoration to all suspended newspapers of the right of publication and the re-opening of all political cluhs. At the same time announcement was made of the conditions under which will be elected a president of the republic, 77 senators and 155 deputies. E One Man Gets 6 Months-Hindu Fined $75-An Alien t (Special to th� H�rald) Fernie, Apr. 2.-Octave Critty, the man arrested' yesterday and charged with having liquor in his possession at the Central hotel bar, was tried before Magistrate Whimster today and found guilty. He was sentenced to six months in Jail at Nelson, that being the minimum sentence that could be passed upon him under the prohibition law. A Hindu was also fined $75.C0 for having liquor in his possession and another man got a fine of $25.00 for being drunk. As a result of a row among some of the Italian inhabitants of Michel. Sunday night, five of them are in durance vile, charged with assaulting an officer in the performance of his duties. Wishing to procure legal advice, they were allowed a day or two for that purpose, when they will be tried for the offence. Fair Wage Officer Harrison and the other members of the Cost of Living Commission, finished tbeir investigation here yesterday afternoon and are . spending the day at Hlairmore. A mass meeting of the miners of Gladstone Local was. hold this afternoon at. which the minimum wage difficulty and other minor matters were under discussion. These mutters affect this local only .and will probably be settled satisfactorily. Thomas Biggs, president of district Eighteen, is in town for a day or two on business concerned with his office. Wm, Owen, the new provincial chief of police, not Downing, as reported yesterday, has been kept quite busy since his arrival with the Michel outbreak. Inspector Owen has had a large experience in the provincial police service, having served twenty years in that capacity. He had charge of the police during the Trail strike last year, and made a good record while there. BETTER UNDERSTANDING Ottawa, March 30.-The conference between representatives of Canadian shipbuilders east of Fort William and their employees which concluded Thursday evening is said to have resulted in a better understanding between the parties. The conference was called by the government as a result of trouble which has occurred in some of the shipyards. Alberta Buffet and Grill 411 Fifth St. 8. Opposite ORPHEUM THEATRE Still at the Old Stand EVERYTHING FRESH ' CLEAN AND 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 MOTOR CO. HOME OF BACK OF UNION BANK THE CHEVROLET HARRY HOLMAN, Mgr. ;