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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SIX THE UmftRIDGB DAILY HERALD f f BRINGING UP FATHER By McManua f NCLDOCO MOVT PUT THE PLATE WITH The Sport Page How Dempsey Kayoed Fulton Dempsey Would Beat Jess Willard By Bob Edgrenl When I see a big fight I always hold a split second watch and start it with the timers If there is a knockdown I stop split second and if the fighter is counted out I stop he second This gives exact time of the down and checks up on the referjes When Jack Dempsey knocked Fred Fulton down last week at Harrison I watched Fulton and as his shoulders hit the floor I stopped the split second hand an4 registered the exact time of the It was 18 35 There of the 10 second Referee Eckhardt gave Fulton full measure just 14 But when Fred had been on the floor three or four sec onds any one with half an eye could see that he wouldnt be up again if he had a minute to recover The man who could knock Fred Fulton out in less than 19 seconds could do the same to It looks like the safest ring proph ecy ever made to say that Jack Demp sey will D0 Willards master if they ever meet in the In all of his ring career the ponder ous Kansas giant never showed a sign of class Dempsey has shown dur ing the past few Look back at AVillards old He used to go through to the end of ANDY REPAIRS RADIATORS ALL WORK REAR DALLAS HOTEL Palace Garage SECOND CARS FOR OPEN DAY AND NIGHT Cook E Peck 308 Second 665 nodecision bouts with Boer Carl Lujher McCarty and Oth ers who never had any part of the fighting ability of this Dempsey Willard landed a few knockouts when driven to although his whole instinct was to play it safe in every As champion of the world he could fight ten rounds with Frank a clumsy second rateheavyweight who wouldnt go a minute with Could Dempsey string a bout with Moran out to 10 rounds Not a chance in the As Billy Miske told me when beg ging off from a match with Dempsey at the Army Athletic Fund This fellow cant help knocking them Having seen Dempsey with Ful ton I dont blame Miske for not want ing to fight Miske was absolutely Dempseywould have knocked Miske even if it had been an ex For this Dempsey is no no exhibition He is the nearest thing to a real champion that has shown in the ring since John Sullivan travelled about the coun try knocking em dead with his hefty In his last four fights no opponent of Dempseys has lasted more than one minute and ten What a Sparring Partner Clay Turner came to me just after Dempsey knocked out EJvlton and said This is the most wonderful fighter Ive ever I thing I have done mighty well to last through a week of training with Hes an awful hit The Dempsey fight against Fulton was the finest exhibition of the fight ing art that I have ever for Dempsey didnt waste a single move ment in the short time it His action was the soul of And fighting effectiveness isnt in the com plicated step and tap and knock taught by boxing but in direct action along the lines of mechanical Bob Fitzsiwmons was the great est master of And if this Demp sey lad continues as he has begun he Will STORACEi BATTERY SERVICE STATION HENRYTDENN Proprietor AHMakes of Batteries Charged and Repaired 911 7th Street Phone 616 AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood System RETREADING A REPAIRING By Experienced All Special Equip ment for Rim Cut RITCHIE 208 13th 8t Ellison Mills Central Repair Shop ALL KINDS OF AUTO REPAIR WORK HANDLED PROMPTLY AND Phone 1023 324 11th Street Dowling IF YOU DONT MAKE USE OF OUR SUPERIOR SERVICE YOU WILL HAVE NO ONE TO BLAME BUT BIJOU MOTOR THE HOUSE OF SERVICE will eclipse even the great I didnt count the steps Dempsey took in the 18 seconds of A crack sprinter can cover 180 yards In that and a boxer of the Freddy Welsh type wouldnt do much I estimate that Dempsey moved about 30 Dempsey came out from his corner a little less rapidly ton left so that he had gone only four or five short stdps when Fulton came into his half of the ring and jabbed at The jab landed Dempsey moved a step directly in to ward his and Fulton tried to tangle he shorter mans arm to keep him from A little and out of the tangle of arms Dempseys left curved suddenly his fist striking just in front of Fultons The which traveled only about a drove Fultons head far back and jarred To avoid being caught again Fulton tried to 4ceep at long and back ed away to the with out wasting a pivoted and fol lowed Fulton managed to hold Dempseys arms an while he wriggled out and began to back across the ring toward his own No Waste of Step or Blow Pivoting with no lost motion Dempsey followed Fulton with three or four steps steps that kept him within hitting although he didnt seem to be in any Dempsey has a trick of shUting that is somewhat like that of Fitalm mons and except that be doesnt reverse his but mere ly drops his left shoulder jack beyond the and then puts the pivoting swing of his whole body ti two foot Dropping that left shoulder Dempsey drove his left first into Ful tons It was a tremendous and Fulton caved in at fhe In stantly Dempsey whipped the hand up to Fultons knocking him over and quicker than a flash of light shot his right straight across a little more than a foot to Fultons Fulton completely knocked struck in a sitting neck against the and went on until he lay flat on his shoul For an not realizing the terrific impact of that short I thought Fulton would get I could havereached from wtere 1 and touched I saw nis face twist with instinctive effort as he rolled from side to struggling to But he seemed to be nailed to the Afterward in his dressing room Fulton Tex ORourke this I never got such a punch before in my I felt the blow and knew I was but my head was whirling so fast I couldnt get I didnt even know which way was In Dempseys dressing room I ask ed Dempsey his version of the knock I beat him with a left in the he When I saw him cave in I hit him on the jaw with my and when I saw his head fly over toward my right 1 met him with a short straight right to the That was Surprise Sprung at Lomond When They Trimmed Pro fessionaU by 31 Score program of sports at the fair here consisted of horse racing both On the first day the Hassano and Lo mond baseball teams staged a thrill ing 14 inning battle in which the Has nosed out the locals by one the score being Lefty Lang started off in the box for the locals and was batted for 11 runs in the first Doc Jones then took the box and held the dam site boys down until the unlucky four when a base on balls and a triple gave Bassano the One of the biggest surprises of the exhibition was when the Lomond base ball team defeated the professional Vulcan team under Shorty The Vulcanites took the lead intthe first inning by notching one but Lo mond boys tallied three in the sev ent binning and held the lead until the he final score being v After tho ball game the big stock parade was held with Over sixty liorses taking BASEBALL RESULTS AMERICAN Won Boston 63 43 Cleveland 47 Washington 59 46 New York 51 50 48 56 Detroit 47 59 Philadelphia 42 62 York clean ed up the Boston scries today hi three winning today 2 to Score New York 4 0 Boston 3 2 Robinson and Walters Ruth and ev ened up the series with win ning todays game 11 to Score Chicago 222 Cleveland 14 0 Danforth and Schalk Morton and in the ninth inning stopped the game be tween Philadelphia and Washington today with the score tied 1 to Score Washington 6 0 Philadelphia 4 1 Aves and Ainsmith Johnson and No others TO GAIN IN SENDING 67 37 New York 61 43 Pittsburg 55 47 Philadelphia 46 G3 47 Brooklyn 45 55 Boston 46 57 Louis 31 65 Pittsburg easily defeated Chicago today 12 to Score Pittsburg 17 0 Chicago 172 Hill and Schmidt Napier and Louis de feated Cincinnati today 3 to Score Cincinnati 7 3 Louis 3 Schneider and Wlngo Tuero BostonNew connection with the decision to send a Canadian Expeditionary Force to 3iberia it is pointed out by those familiar with the situation in that portion of the Rus sian empire where resistance to the aims of the Central Powers is being continued that should the designs of the Central Powers be Si beria with its coast and important railway system would fall under Ger man Canada has an extensive Pacific Coast line and an interest in the de velopment of the Far It fol lows that she is deeply concerned in a movement which will settle the fu ture government of so important a portion of the coast of the ocean of the Siberia in climate and agricul tural capabilities is remarkably like the prairie provinces of It is thinly populated at present but is being rapidly colonized and is des tined before many years to become ex ceedingly productive as it has a great railway system which connects West ern Europe with the Pacific there is sure to develop an enormous trade which will profoundly affect the commercial development of the If GermanV gets in control of this region and organizes its trade this future it is believed will proceed on lines hostile to this On the other if Russia is helped to become a free country Canada can look forward a legitimate share in this future There also would be military danger to be apprehended from the lishment of a country under German control and organization upon the Should1 Germany establish her con trol over Siberia as she is planning to the war would be appreciably pro longed by the supplies she would find Russias stock of wheat has been greatly and INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE First 1 Toronto 11 Second 1 Tor onto 6 No others MESSAGE TO WILSON Counteract Message of Dublin a Way of An Grassy Want Game Guardian Appointed Many complaints are coming in from the Grassy Lake district that irre sponsible iyinters are killing off ducks and chicken before the opening of the Application has been made Jbv the appointment of a game guard ian to put an end to such The duck season opens on Labor The chicken sea son opens on 1 for one month Recent reports from all parts of the south country aro that the lakes are just swarming with while the chickens are again to found in large The Oddfellows met Court in two interesting games of carpetball last the teams taking one The Foresters won the first by a score of and the Oddfellows the second by The games were played in Burgmans This indoor game is fast gaining in and it is Hoped the coining winter will Bee the league composed of the fraternal societies of the city started The Barrowman which is at present jeW is still optt for und a composed of about oight yrovide loij of indoor address to President intended as a reply to the message sent him by the Dub j lin Mansion House anticonscription j conference early in July has been pre sented to the American The address is signed by Sir Edward Car head of the war alms committee and leader of the Irish Unionist par the lord mayor of the president of the Belfast chamber of commerce and the heads of various Ulster At a time when all the free demo cracies of the world have accepted the burden of conscription as the only al ternative to the destruction of free institutions and international the address it is easily Intel ligible that tliorfo who maintain Ire lands right to privileged exemption from the same obligation should betray their consciousness that an apology required to enable them to escape condemnation at the bar of civilized and especially American The address goes on to say it is important that the President and the American people be assured that the document is very far from represent ing Irish From onefourth to onethird of the it de dissents emphaticallyfrom the views of John chairman of the Nationalist1 and 1113 and as a sense of shame that their country has not submitted to equality of It says that al most every assertion of the Dublin message was a distortion or misrepre sentation of historical forming the chief indus trial are as devoted to democratic freedom as their forefa who supported the American war for the statement and it argues that the ex perience of acentury has convinced them that the Irish people could not enjdy more complete liberty than un der the present union with Grefct Bri It denies that Irelands status to any parallel of small nations op pressed by alien rule and says Home Rule would have been settled in 1914 if the Nationalists had not opposed selfdetermination for Most of the active opponents of conscription are men who were twice detected during the war in treasonable traffic with the the message Their most powerful sup port has been the ecclesiastical have not scrupled to employ the wea pons of spiritual which elsewhere in the civilized world have fallen of political use since tho middle The message ends with an expres sion of regret that the re fuse to lay aside domestic disputes to put forth the whole strength of the country against Fashion Craft1 Sifts REDUCED TO CLEAR AT FIVE OUTSTANDING FEATURES OF THE WEEKS OPERATIONS entry of the French third army under General Hum bert into the battle lines south of the original front of the allied attack and the strengthening of the German re sistance are regarded by the com mentators in the morning newspapers as the two outstanding features of the FrancoBritish offensive during the The brilliant and rapid stroke of the French third array recognized fully and the important results it The German reaction has been fore seen and commentators at present see nothing in it as a canee for Nevertheless a warning is again rais ed against overconfidence and exag gerated It is recalled that General Mangin on the Marne turned Disposing of every broken every old such a price men will recognize as the lowest theyre likely to some of the fabrics may soon be off thn market quoted at so high a price they will be no longer avail able for readytowear Snappy models for young and conserva tive styles for men of mature ycara at Clearance of HigherPriced Grades at and Louis Keel 318 Fifth Street Home of Fashion Craft Clothes and The Florchelm Shoe the German offensive into a defeat and that the British victory at brai last November was converted to a grave What happened before conceivably may happen says the and the same note is struck else Even if General Ludendorff cannot regain the offensive thU he it is put up a stubborn it in it behooves the allies to go care remembering that there still difficulties to be On the the situation is regarded as extremely favorable for The Daily News that the allied progress continues to exceed every reasonable hope and that the month holds possibilities of changing the date the end of tht VANCOUVER CHAMPIONS Won Five Games During Season From New Westminster championship of the coast profession al lacrosse league passed to Vancou ver Saturday afternoon in the Minto OVP series the local tcuiu defeat ed New Westminster byll goals to und Hie season score gamef iu of eight your Auto Cylinders Pistons become Coated with take your car to the Graham Motor and have the carbon burned out with This is the only sure way of removing the Manager FARMERS TAKE NOTICE We have a number of stetl oil drums on hand Just the thing for storing Capacity from 46 to 52 faucets While they each Baalim Motor Company Back of Union Bank BED CROSS NEEDS YOUR QUO AND TUBES UEAV6 THEM IN THE BOX AT QUR ;