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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PhGE SIX THE LETHBRIDOE DAILT HEIIALO WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10.1911 "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus 0 BASEBALL BOXING RACING SPORT HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING Harrison-McGoorty Go Set Back Boob Fighter Cut Chicagoan's Lip Stmif tiliv^ aso the lieralil statod that Phil Harrison was to fifilu Kdiiio Mrinjorty, the nr>t�'(| muldlowpight. �bout April 2m\ The fans li�ve been woncjennc why tlu' iiiaiih failed to come off, oiii llairi^oiis fiii^nil Kill Maxwfll. th>' niiin hIi) wax in^tru-mental in liriaKiiiR the Chiiago battler here for a scrap with Al Ross, has rettirned. ai'.t! brings the reason wliich U best explained in the followlnR from ilie jx'n of Kd Sniltii iu the Chicago American: It may not b.' s^nerally known, but If* a .act. nevertheless, that a large percentage of the injuries and hurts Buffered by boxers come through work in the gymnasium, and not as a result of r.rtiial eniounters In the ring with regnl.tr opponents Mos; of tile (ill ears, the bruised noses, the cut eyebrows and the injured hands come right nut of the gymnasium. The other day Phil Harrison, stai West Side middleweight, was just about to finish his training work for the .lay He had worked hard and Was winding up with eight rounds of boxing witli a couple of big fellows. He was for calling it a day's labor when a little fellow, a chump." as far as the rint; is concerned, stepped UP and asi-.od Phi! to give him a couple I).' sliort roijiids Though tired and willing to leave off. Phil obliged th^ kid. Inside of a minute or so the lit-.le fellow Iiad butted Phil in the mouth, opening a cut that re(iuired four stitches. from his protege. (lonie Talt. the lightweight champion of Canada, who was declared knoi Red out in the eighth round of iiis battle with Ril- { chie .Mitchell in Milwaukee the other I night. I  .\ccordlng to Tait he really shocilii ' iiave won the match, but the local favorite stuff was expenjive. Here is the wire i Referee unfairly stops fifht In the i eighth round. Win up until then, but { got careleas aBlH. .\* the lait seafion of the legislature it will be remembered, the chicken season was rloaed for two years. However it waa decided that, owing to the great increaaa In the number of chicken laat seaaon, sportsmen should be given a cbance at them for a month next fall. Last year was particularly dry during May, June and July, and resulted in a very fine breeding season for chicken. Thoie who did any duck shooting in the chicken districts can attest this fact. By next fall the numbers ought to be greatly increased, and tbe lifting of the ban will help keep down tbe H.C. of L provided ammunition doeiu't soar too high during the aummer. MATTY TEACHES ROOKIES INSIDE BASEBALL STUFF In discussing the young player who goes ) lo the major leagues Christy Math. ^on. tonnrr star pitcher and now manager of the Cincinnati team, has the following to say: "Several years ago a big league manager, who has since passed out of the big show, brought down a s'orm of criticism on his head by the statement that he did not believe in leaching baseball to the youns players who came up from the minors. � It seems that this remark was prompted by the discussion at the training camp one night of the particular fault of a certain recruit who was getting a tryout. This player, an outfielder. was quite a promising young man. lie cuuhl run and field and hit. but Jic could not run bases. He seemed to bpcome bewildfcred wiien he reached tirst ba.^e. and he could not slide to save his life. 'Of course, a laiilt like that would keep him off the club, no matter if he did have lots of promise in other ways, unless that fault cuuld be corrected. But it seemed that thU ought to be easily remedied so some one suggested that he be taught hoavlJ L. VuUz. Brown graduate and former football star; Krank Quinby, baseball loach at Yale; Kllery C Huntinfton. for many years physical instructor at Colgate univemlty: Jack .MacQee of Howdoin, known throughout New Kngland as a college coach, and Sparrow" Robertson, who will be in charge of the reconstruction of athletic fields and tracks. Others who have enlisted for the work of forming regimental track teams among the overseas forces are Harold H. S^hort, famous in Princeton baseball annals a score of years ago; Floyd Rig'ey and W. Sayen Jr. of Princeton. George M Cli'rk of 'Yale, H.H. Jewett of Columbia, who has two sons in the service: Archie Habn of Michigan, national lon-yard cbampkin in IW.', and star performer in the Olympic games Ht St. Louis and Athens: James A. Blatherwick of Dartmouth and J. B. Pugeley of Colby. ORION BASKEMLIERS HERO OVER THERE Big Braves Catcher Bats .300 in France-Puts life in Comrades .^n American war correspondent with Pershing's army in FVance, In the course of an article on what is going on behind the lines, devote* a abort but interesting chapter to Hank Gow-dy, former catcher with the Boaton Rravei, who has been called baae-balls real hero because he waa tile first major league player to exchange hia diamond uniform for Uncle Sam'a khaki, says Spurting News. I often visited the sheadquacteri of the colonel of a certain Ohio regiment, somcwljere behind the front, writes the correspondent, for I come from Ohio myself and It aeems like a homecoming to greet these boys. The master of ceremonieif at the colonel'a headquarters is a big sergeant whom we'll call Hank for .short. Hfere in 1914 Serie*. Hank used to be aometblng of a baseball player, in fact, hee still on the rolls of a certain National league club, and back In 1914 It waa hia mighty swatting that won the world's championship. Noxt to General Pershing himself and a few other generals. Hank (From Our Own Corresoondsnt) Orion. April 6.-The first meeting for 19U of the Orton Baseball club waa held at Orion on the evening of April Sth. The meeting was called to order by Utst year's manager. B. Hoyt. Al. Thompson was appointed temporary chairman and Charlie Boyd temporary secretary. The following officers were then elected uaanlmonsly for the ensuing swuion: D J. Chapine president, (.'. J. RItter secretary-treasurer, B. Hoyt mMMger and Jcmes Bverson captain. Plans were made to hold a dance at Orion by the ball club on .\prll 19th. Practice for the players Tuesday and Friday evenings. The ball diamond will be much enlarged and improved this year. Fences will be put up to keep the orowds off the diamond and seats and dressing rooms for the players will be built and there la some talk of eredting a grandstand. Orion should have a very strong teem this year as most all of the old playera are reporting and there Is quite a bit of promising new material available. We are especially glad I to have Art BJorklund with us this year. He has been spending the winter at his home in Minnesota. Orion will be very glad to hear from any other towns having teams in the field this spring. The Orion board of trade held its regular monthly business meeting last .Monday. Kfforts are to be made by tbe board to have the government extend the telephone to Orion. Plans were made to erect a hospital and to procure a doctor and a nurse to run it. The board is giving a banquet on April 26 in honor of the returned soldiers In this vicinity. Covers will be laid for one hundred and twenty-five guests. Several prominent speakers win he present, and It is expected to be one of the most important social eventa of the season. Mr. Harry Peck has purchased an eighteen hundred registered Shire stallion from J. Bragg. Mr. Peter McAsklle is having the baaement dug for his new house wMeb will be erected immediately. Amos Braokett and Peter EUund have purchased a 1^-25 Case engine and gang plow from Prank Fuller. Jim Flynn has quite a record, having shot over 100 gophers each day (or the laat week. The Orlott consolidated school opens next Monday. Miss Forbes, one of the two teachers engaged, is here ready to take up biV duties and the Other teacher Is exp^jted shortly. Seeding has started In this locality and will be general nest week. SEEDING IN FULL Conditions Good-Red Ladies To Serve Lanches Cross (Prom Oiir Own Cnriaspondcnt) .Magrath, April .-The farmers who have bean In town during tho winter have moved bacH to their farms and farm work is in full swing Seeding commenced last week and everyone progressed nicely. Moet of the plowing was done in the tall, so the farmers can go aheed now and get through seeding early. Those who have land are among the lucky ones, as all the available land In being farmed this year and anyone wishing to rent land is having a hard time. Red Crosa. The Magrath Red Cross are In receipt of a cheque for $187, tor which they must thank the school children, this being the amount cleared on tbe scrap iron gathered by the children some time ago. The iron amounted to somewhat over t2U0 but the exponse i%t shipping, etc., leaves an amount of �187. This speaks well for the Magrath Public school. Tho Red Cross acltnowledges with thanks the receipt of fl.'^ from the Women's Institute. To Serve Lunches. Commencing next Saturday afternoon the Red Cross ladles will servo light lunches and refreshments in their new quarters on Main street, in the building owned by Mrs. A. Turner. Saturday afternoon a number of the carpenters wore rounded up by president Bradsbaw and in a few hours built a alee kitchen and enlarged the building. It will be cleaned up and put In readiness this week, and next Saturday afternoon the Magrath public will be able to gn. Did you Ever Have to Drive Backwards in the Dark? You strain every nerve trying to discern objects m the inky darkness around you. But, if you are driving a Mitchell it la defferent You simply tim tk* hMdUghta backwards and behold! The roadway Is fully Ulkted sail you drive Ui safety. Bgou Motor Parlors Limited ATHLETIC STARS TO TEACH SPORTS Prominent Players and Coaches Will Go To France to Supervise Games f|#TH tTRIIT aOUTM kKTHBRIOaC. A1.1K .N'ew Vorli. .Vpril lu--A doz.-n men proi iiui-nt ill tlie athletic world in re-cem years have enlisted to supervise tli;�t him to umpire some uflernuon. Hank i.sn I si runt; for the discipline stuff tliey have in ihe army, hut he behaves himselt iind does everything his otfu.'er.s tell him to do. TRIAL OF TONEV. Nashville, Tenn., April 9.-Confllct-'--, Ing testimony was given yesterday at is 1 the trial of Fred Toney, pitcher of �m\\m BLOOM WAS 0I3QUALIFICO. Chelsea, .Muss . AjJiil Phil Bloom of Mroolilyn, was disqualified in the seventh round of his tl-round bout with I'atsy (.'line, oi New York, to-night, for hoidliiK wi^h. on** hand hitting with the other. In the firat and second rounds, ^llna knooMd Bloom down with heavy awiafl to the jaw. tka Cincinnati National league base ball club, who Is charged with violation of the selective service act by making false statements In his questionnaire. Witnesses for the state testified that Toney had contributed little to the support of his family, while those for the defense said his family was entirely dependent upon him for support. The defense Is expected to complete its testimony today. aBaBssBS=^=^=^BSssaaB^B=ssi  COAST LCAQUI  Vernon, r>, 4, 2; Los Angeles, 0 2, 1. Salt Lake-Oakland, postponed.'rain. Only two games scheduled. RAYMOND �ASKKTCRS HCRC TOMORROW Tcmorrow night's game will close the basketball season this year. Raymond Is coming up with every determlna-tisn to take the scalps of tbe locals In this game, to be sweet revenge for other occasions this year in which tho locals pot tthe best of them. Kaymund lb gathering together their strongest line-up and may make u few changes. Liethbrldge will sport the same team aa the year round and la raring to go, after a couple of waeki of inactivity, a good preUniiaary has been arranged, two huaky girls' teams being llaed up for the tray. a cou-p|� of gymnaatic atunts ata alao OB the program. CHEVROLET MOTOR CARS THE PRODUCT OF EXPERIENCE SATISFACTION ASSURED IN QUAUTY AND PRICE. BAAUM MOTOR CO. HOMB or TNI CHIVROLIT �AOK �f UNWte SANK . HARRV HOLMAN, Mfh ;