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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE %rx THE U'THBRIDGE DAILY HKRAM> SATURDAY, APRIL 20. 1018 "BRINGING UP FATHER' By G. McMamis *�0 LOOK WHM" I OlO- \ oftoppeo i^B CLOTHE* IM BASEBALL BOXING RACING SPORT AI. Ross Wins Easily from Miller -- -�- -*- Lethbridge Gunner Pleases Fans P�li�r>-, April lit -DoilnK returned to Calgary Ust nistit before � Jammed I.I houae at tbe ('otiinibu.� Club when 8ar|[t. lMu\t (Kidt Scaler staged fonr fast bout* every one of whioh pleased U the fan*, and it is confidentIv eipert-d that the crowds for the loming tights will be greatly increased The main bout of the night between Voang At Rob* of Lethbridge and Blllr Mill 1, er of Calgary was awarded to Ross af-, ter four fa�t ronndB. Although Ross ' outweighed hi� opponent by 24 pounds the local boys gare him a lively fight all tke way through and the exhibition was well received by the fans. Cappv Smart refere^d the four bouls and handled things satistactortly Bud Miller, a Calgary lightweight stopped Tom Vancey of Edmonton in tha 'Irst round when the northerner wa� lett groggy over the ropes. Vic Yancey of Peace River was an easy winner over Guiinei Turban of the 78th battery, ami the bont between "i and smart retreating Ross worked the left to the face in the first roun;i. liHl Miller came back s'ronj: and drove in with hard right and l�ft hooks The weight of liis opponent however, waa too much and Ross refused to giv� ground Ross worked the left to advantage, crossing once in a while with his right, playing for the body and then landing on the jaw Rom Ruthta Miiitr Miller was game all the way through and when rushed to the ropes by Ross, he managed to work back into a clinch, forcing the fight to the centre of the ring. Ross covered well, managing to protect his Jaw with the :'rouch head style, which Miller seemed unable to pass In the last round. Ro.-is fori cd the fighting and followed Miller around the ring. He swung a couple of hard lefts to Miller's head and tody and kapt playing on his opponent s face with the southpaw jab. forcing h;ni to the ropes. When Referee Smart held up Ross' hand the crowd app)nu(iei a popoiar decision. �i-ar. wlui lie.irs a'l the earmarks u' ,1 idaycr wr.o like robb and Speaker will kt>ep Koing at a terrific pace for -.'Hie years tci come. RdihI. i.->inin/E:. fast, smart, and gn nl ri. ; ! r and a lerrifi.' hitler RESULTS lAH-a! golfers are greatly ple-i.^ed ' with tlie new sand and oil Kft'eiis � The pleasure of the game is iloiililed , The fairway needs some consider- 1 ahle work yet, liut once the roller is finished its work things will be per ceil!, better still. ! Tliere Is .'still a lot of talk al)Out an eighteen-liole course Better .score.^ in Ilie next series for the Captains I'rizc are ncjw in order FURTHER EFFORT TO REVIVE LACROSSE Vancouver. April 18-Vancouver and New Westminster lacrosse offic-iala made another step forward yesterday in their move to revive the Utional game on the coast. Tlie Now Westminster players definitely doclded to field a team against Van-r�uver. elected Gordon Spring mana-i0r and unanimously agreed to or-gaaize a second team to be composed of juniors and intermediate players ud Con .Tones, representing Vancou-�or, will draft a season's schedule. May 22 is the tentative date fixed for the opening. A match between the hiBior teams of Vancouver and New WMtminater will proceed each sen-tor game. The Junior teams in the two cities will be equipped by the MBlor organizations. The rival lead-art will also select a third party who wHl adjudicate upon all disputes between the clubs. The New Wehlminster players at the aiaeting decided to ask Mr W. K. Oeorge of Toronto. Minto Cup trustee, tor permission to defend the trophy this season. Con Jones is going east tonight but says the trip ha.-* nothing to do with (acroese plans When he returns ho will gel busy lining up a team. TOMMY GIBBONS ON POINT*. OUTFIELDERS LEAD THE .ATTACK Are in Scranton. Pa., April !!'.-Tom Glb-kou. of St, Haul, Minn., last night won on points over Clay Turner, the ladtan boxer, the bout going the full taa rounds. the Heavy Artillerymen aaeball Offtnoivc. New York.- The outfielder is tke heavy artilleryman of baseball. Ha is the lad who ahoulderi the bnint of breaking down the fences and defences of the oppoeition. He is the ooe who must be fleet of foot m the field and on the bags, and he must pick tricky fly balls out of any old kind of a sky. In addition to this all an outfielder has to do Is to trap the short drives, pick the long ones oft the fences, hit like a pile-driver, run like a rv/in-six and throw farther and truer than I anybody eUe. Out of some sixty-odd outfielders I who earn their sinkers and coffee in the major leagues there are perhaps 16 or 20 who are good enough for any man's ball club. Rut there are among this number, outstanding stars. Every baseball fan. from the Hniall-est urchin to the oldest bleaclicrite, agrees that there is only one Ty Cobb, and that when you have said CoWi you have expressed the last word in outfielders. For 1:.' consecutive seasons Ty Cobb has hit better than M". He has always been a great fielder and base runner, and he has always ! had a strong throwing arm Rating the outfteld�rs for their value to a ball club means startijii; out with Cobb. Second among the gardeners is Tris tram Speaker, and no one will argue long over the selection of Tris as the runnerup. Speaker is the only player in bis league who ever ousted Cobb from the batting leadership since Ty budded into a star. Third place goes to Joe Jackson, consistently great as a hitter and a good, all around, seasoned player In every reipaet Fourth place In the rank, as we sen It. goes to Eddie Roush, a newfound Likewise tlie annual dues are In or der. Tbe secretary would like to he able to report a par score in ihis department , New 'N'ork "Wounded sohiif-rs as > I addies tty 'womided w.- mean tho.se who are disabled fro:ti either Miriher fightinE or strenuous labor of any sort It may be that we shall see here, a.s in the case in Britain and France, mure than a few I'rippied warriors who are minus an arm. or two perhaps, with others who have been badly gassed or suffering from contracted tubercular trouble, all of which condition"^ ottain acrosi the water. When first th> condition arose : there, and it was seen that tbe men ; thus put hors lie combat could not liope to live comfortably o:i ttie pension given by ;ho government, it wa^^ j sUKRested to the golfing officials that : perhaps the links might ai'ford a haven of rest ami comfort lo many of i these chaps who nei'ded the fresh air as much as they did tlie money. AMERICAN Won Lost Pet. Hoson.......... .'. 0 1 00i> ('It velaiid........ 1 o I vm I'hivago.......... 1 '. .r.Oo St l,ouis........ 1 ; .iOO Washington...... i' .'>00 .New York........ :: 400 1 hihideiphitt..... li  ooo Uetroil.......... (I I .ow Boston. April 1ft -Boston took both morning and afternoon holiday games today from New York. Bush pitched his first game for Boaton this morning holding New York to four hits and wo!i 1' to 1. KrrorSf figured in all three runs. Strunk starred in centre Afternoon game - .New York.....0(t0.lOfl,:i!l.l IJo-ton ....... 100 05! J'>x ;> X (1 Ci.ldwell. ITioniiheln, .Monroe and Hannah; Ruth and Agif" Washington, Aprlt l!i Washington defeate 1 Philadelphia I to ii in a pitch-iiiK duel between Ayrrs and Gregg, ricore: Philadelphia . .. ftoo.noo,ono--D 8 :! Wusiiington . .. oon.oon.ooi-I 3 1 Cregg and McAvoy; .\yer8 and Alusmith t."hicago-St Louis, postponed^ cold weutfirr. Detroit-Cleveland, poftponed. cold weather. 403W Happy ? -to his finger tips! Why? "Noblemen" between his lips. The 2'for-a-qaarter Cigar. ^ Th* titloil Trait tappliiJ Jirtet from our K'lKfW^g and VencMitfcr IVarthouM, intuitng prompt mnict ar\J prime ctrtJiHon. F Former Heavyweight Champion is Homesick in Sunny Spain NATION A I. .Nt'.v York . . ('jiicinuati ,. Philadelphia St Louis . . (�hli'n.00O,O41 -,"> 11 2 New York..... IHi.illo^Olx-7 14 1 (Jrimes. (iriner and Krueger; Oiv rnaree. Sallce and .Mci.'arthy. Philadelphia. April 19.-Meusel, a Philadelphia recruit, hit Hughes' first jiitdi to liim for a drlvn Into the left field bleachers in the tenth Inning today and beat Boston 4 to ?,. Score: Boston......,;,i(rt),o--3 7 1 Philadelphia . OOh.imki.SOO,! -4 7 H Ilughe.i and Henry Wilson; Pren-derea,4t and Burns Chicago-Ki. Louis, jiostponed, rain. i:incinnati - Pittsbtirg, postponed. B%en Motor Parlor* Limited TNg NOUS! OF ilmiviei (PlftN ttlietT MUTM klTHSRIOOl, ALT^ In Britain it is planned also to give a weekly wage to ttiese men in order that they need not fee! dependent upon the weather and the amount of play by the members. In order that tiifere might be a sufficient amount of money available for this purpose sub-Hcrlptions at the various clubs were voted as the best means of Insuring a weekly wage and tliis has been the system developed, with very good results. The wages are to be further supplemented if Hunday work Is had, and the general run of details left to the individual clubs j Soon after the scheme outlined : above waa favorably acted upon, the ril .\rmanilo ort for duly. .MarBana aatd  he believed iliut his ankle, '  HAS TO PAY, �i  Toronto. April I!) The On ' ^ posed a penalty of fiooo a day �^ i ^ on the Toronto Railway Com  pany for failure to provide one hundred new cars us ordered > i m lii time and had not adjusted his household to the change However, we have all got se'tUd down now and all our watches and ( locks are agreeing with the new time. .1 Stenhouse. of l.ethbridge. was liere visiting Mr Kilpatrick over the week end .Mr. Van I tyke has Just come from Calgary to work in the local branch of the .Merchants' Hank. It is expected that work on the new bank, which Wiis delayed on account of the winter, will be re-started In a week or .-lo, and that the brick building will now be rushed to completion A. Ilayr. of l,ethhrldge, was a busi news visitor here on Saturday With a continuance of the fine spi'ing-Uke weather seeding has been general right throughout the district. As far as can be learned over 60 per cent, of the wheat has now been seeded. When the wheat saadlBg is finished it win be possible to Rat some knowledge of the acreage which has gone under crops. The seed sown is already showing signs of germination, so the fears of tbe farmera regarding the doping of the formaldehyde arc-quite baseless. Mr Depew, of I^ethbrldge. arrived here on Monday- to take up a position in the store belonging to the Noble Foundation, Ltd. A recruiting officer for the overseas battalion of the R.N W.MP. was iicre yesterday looking over the pros-(lecls of getting a lew of our boys for their battalion. Miss Dalgluish was a visitor tu Calgary over the week end. ELECTION FRAUDS New York, April 19.-rifty election officials, half of them Democrats and half Republicans, were sentenced to-i day by JuHlice Coff to priaon terma of two mouths eac h after pleading guilty to participation in primary frauds in the mayvralty contest hara last Sep teniber. Ten othera who denied their guilt and were triad and convicted by Juries received sentences of from thrae to six montba each. Motorists! Comply With the Law! Equip your car with Otgoode Leas. Thty fill tl Uftl requirements. BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOMI or THU CHCVROLBT AOK or UNION BANK HARIIV NOLMAN. MfA C-3A ;