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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta DECEMBER 2, IOIB THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HEIMLD PAGE THREE HERALD SECTION Picking a Willard Victim; Crop Scarce as Hen's Teeth 1EET HERE ABOUT DECEMBER 18 Long-Hoped-For Match Fixed Comes to Terms, and Fans Are Howling With Delight in Anticipation of Great Go-. for the fight fans. The Lethbridtje Sports and Amusement' (Jiy OtloTlolo.) Saturday's game between Yale and Harvard marked the demise ol the kins of autumnal sport, Thanksgiving tlio tlnal took 'place, wo glean Then in the faint and on obsequies championship heavyweight title. the offing outlines ol' mutch for the True, contenders lllSHVJ' Ulfcllu are scarce and acceptable opponents to Wlllarrt's title are few yet lis- some modus operand! events and con- ditions shape themselves in a way to bring- about the desired bout and before the cold bleak winter's cdBO has been reached, Jess Willard will have engaged in more than once. Were we asked1 at this present 'moment io name a suitable __1.11., i opponent OlinOIlKUl HIJ VL j iniiir o. blank stare would greet the cmes-i tlial when Sullivan's end came tioner, because of our inability Xew Orleans the country was well worthy of public attention V van for four rounds withou; being knocked out. Tho boldness of' tho scheme struck everybody dumb; and Sullivan's stock as a fighter jumped so high he became a sensa- tion over nlgiit. He toured the country and irjade good against all opponents with the exception ot Tug Wilson and Professoi Kobluson In San Francisco. Or the Sulli van adherents Immediately set up the cry that Wilson and Kobinson ran away. Woll, maybe they did, ibiit was not it their prerogative to do so? It was up to Sulllvun to prevent theli actions, and he failed. The reign of Sullivan, however stimulation among tbo.yoiuiB sters in the' land, and boyrf'began tc take uii boxing to a great tie The Back that is throbbing with pain comply with the reaiiest. Hut. as the days "roll by 'anil the weeks and mouths roll.on someone is certain to supplied with men In give him or anyone else battle. We mean, ot course, Ms ot the heavy "anltablo." It over been thus, ami the present period is an excep- MtablisliKd rule. We ls iln io all Baseball Writer Picks an Team (By F C. Lane, Editor Baseball Magazine) Choosing an all-star team of baseball players is a. fad with .most fans and at this seasoi, of the year the country is flooded with selections. The Base- _ _s_ _ jif flua. urofiJao utrilftl.inn things and this may be an accepted theory by many, yet in the fight oiito the scene, arrest our atten-1 weight' phalanx In fistic regiment tlou and be labeled with the word Then for :l lone time wo had won- dertiil performers in .lackson, Slav- In, Corbett, Jeffries, Ooddard, Shar- key, FHzsimnious, Johnson, McCoy anil others. Then suddenly the light went out, and since those (lays we Imve had but Jesn Willard worthy the name of heavyweight champion. That's why we are rather inquisi- tive to learn the name of the now opponent who is to create the sensa- tion predicted. Just now we are in the dark, and it there is such a per- son it will be a surprise to -many who follow the trend of the ristie calendar. Willard himself states he lit- is ready for Hie clash, and if for no game there uever appears an end. There may be a lull or a cessation of hoBtili'ties where championship timber -is being developed, .but to think there will at this season ot the year tne country IB nuuucu jr fl ball Maeazine has made a serious. study of the precise situation in diamond cfrclel and Us opintons sense haphazard. As a national publication t has no prejudices and Its selections in the past have been looked upon as authoritative. _ A B R. S.B. Avo. 127 478 75 21 .322 155 547 86 37 .314 155 303 78 31 .237 150 499 49 12 .308 145 541 lltf 65 .306 151 548 102 33 .383 155 590 91 -341 129 407 36 33 .231 49 137 10 1 .241 58 143 18 BILLY WEEKS Middleweight, champion of Canada rho will defend his-.: title against foung Ross in Lethbridge m about Player, Position and-League. Daubert, first base, National Collins, second base, American Maranville, shortstop, National... Gardner, third base, American Cobb, outfield, American Speaker, outfield, American Jackson, outfield, American Schalk, catcher, American pitcher. National Johnson, pitcher, American the snort Is absolutely similar to clay the big universe in wlncl, we dwell shall stop revolving and all things conceded the heavyweight nation is in a lethargic condition just now, but rumors which have come to us predict the next opponent selected for Willard will create a sensation when his name is given to the public. Not only will be' be granted a chance to win from the champion, but he is o universally popular nine out often people seated at the -ringside will be cheering'for. Mm and praying be win. require the services of a Sam Lloyd to unravel the mysterj as to the man's name, yet we at told to remain uulet- anil bear with patience for a time and tho momkcr will he made public. So we ae.- her of reasous jkaubersl haBthe edge on George Sisler for In the first place, Jake is a veteran, Sisler only a beginner. ints a of reasous In the first place, ae s a vera, the second place Jake -oathit -the Brown first sacker by thirty points, a bstan-ial margin Sisler will have his day It he lives. He possesses all the rewlsite aMHty. But looking at the narrow vista of 19M. the Brooklyn W Collins is to be preferrto HerzogHe uuiesce in the demand and with than to repudiate the his excessive weight in circulation the quickly be cased and comforted by the application of THBRMO- GENK. THERMOOENB has no equal in its wonderful pain-dispelling and curative effects. It creates a sooth- ing, healing warmth which goes right to the seat of the the inflam- mation, and banishes the pain! THEUMOOKNE is a scientifically prepared form of absorbent cotton medicin- ally treated and possessing strong curative and heat rtHotttne Curative Waddiftg ax lied fjr tht rtltef ot Sciatica Lurtibitev, tic. generating light, dry, fleecy wadding, much better than the old fashioned poultices and plasters. CURATIVE WADDING Invaluable in all casts of Backache, Lumbago, Rheumatism, Sciatica, etc. Can be worn under the underclothing without discomfort, day or night. by famous rHlg'tan clifmiat. British nuttle by ihe Tlienncatiie Co. Limited. Hayu-nnls Heath linsland. Price 50 cents from your Druggist or from Kales Canada Harold i. Ritchie Co. Limited 10 McCanl Slreel, Totooto sunerior and scarce an eaual. la fighting temperament Herzog is no -doubt superior bat Colltas is an aggressive- plaj-sr'and in wealth of experience he 18 ,s the one greatest pl.ve, Bnsh a grand player but Maranv lie is a nelder as happen., but once in i decade Maranville would be the backbone of any uineld Took Two 'Ganges in Regular Weekly Series Last Night Four more games were pUweS in lie Carpetball League last evening in lie Moose Hall, each game being llosely contested. The S O B now cad the league by winning two Kraight, defeating Gait Gardens and 1. O f (Unitj) The last named leaiv gave them a close run, the scoie Ming right up to the last tad, when the Sons required two to km, which they obtained, just heat- by 1 point The lurprise of the evening was-the de Lat ot Gait Gardens, losing two, as Sieir display of the previous week barked them as champions. The fol- owlng were.the scores. LADY CURLERS TO MEET. The -annual meeting of the ladies brancli of the Loth bridge Curling elub will beheld on Tuesday 5th, at 8 o'clock in the Y.M.C.A. A full attendance of all ladles In terested in the roarln' game Is urged. (Unity... .11-K. of P. Gardens 6 S. O. 12 wood through the league, though., all pins luuk alike v The City Bowling has another week to go and the winner will be It looks like the Mercs but you never can tell. During the holiday season matched games will be the feature of the al- leys but after New Year's another League will be started The CP.R. is talking of digging up a quintet. It- is' possible eight teams will be lines up which will make a classy league Talking of bowling leagues, Spo- kane, with a population of about 100, OOC has about 25 leagues in opera- of P 8- Gait Gardens 4 'fo B A. o. F. ...10 Close and A. Carr. League Standing P. W. L-. Pts. i o. a............. tion. o F. (Unity) Bait Gardens O. T........... O .P (Star) R. of T.......... i ndre Anderson Outside .of- hi m Took Scalp of Dominions Last Night With 249 Pins to Spare Spokane has the bug The Canadian winter is catching on with tho Ysakees. 4 t The Ross-Yordy fight at Sweet And still the Mercs keep going. -Thej kept up their string of' victories last night when they took the Dominions into camp iu a City Bowling League fixture by a score 2465 to 2216, giv- ing them 249, pins to the goo'ST'lncl dentally they put iip the high three game total of the league series to date with their score, although it was somewhat under the average hung up by :the Elks-Herald aggregations the other night when they were bowling only four men- teams. The Mercs tore away from the DO minions in the very first game, hang ing up a lead of 61 pins. In the sec ond they gained another 88 .pins. Ii the third they ganed an even bun dred. ITarmer of the Mercs toie off the high game and high total scoie ofth evening 211 In ills last game am and 5SO for the Morgan of th uuiesce n hands in o.ur lap wail the announce- "we are "Well. how. about and right :hack y.-e con e with, the answer: "How about Ful- on To elate seen nothing to recommend Futon to th. rind bulk S to ..be the Ehtlng asset- the Minnesota- ex- asterlr possesses, Jind on these two sets he arrests attention. Hla.foats i the fiell ot battle consist m j. erfllct Heidi ,thfe'kayoiug o m lljnu and tUe admWbterinB of eep poultices to the agile ambitious .leifoimance against 1U (and we doubt if Jim as himself th it night) the woiK ol the tormer Uostespei on the lugn nffnldine is but mediocre He ran uto matches with Carl Morns In Insas O.t> and with Toe Bonlb in enver all of which proves his les- ons ,n caution and sprinting weic ell leained m the correspondence he attended And, unless> he oes something more decisive than e has yet accomplished it -Mil cause eople to laugh if he is matched with he champion They say laughter is etter than tears, and, this being rue ,ose who attend uioh a bout w Uie timulated by the great tonic Fulton s vrations will administer to them 'The present situation meseiits arallel to the seiiod when John L ullivan nist flashed on the tightm, UK "The Boston Strong nu} OM Joe Goss and Paddy Ryan W ere he best ot a bad lot Jimmy Elliott nd K Some ot the members of the Greek fi tolpny have taken over (Jio Eck- uditorium for the winter and make an enclosed rink have been trjilfg for of it. weefc rtiBy iiavo MCOH io get a bottom ot Ice started but the Senile Chinook said "Ntt" and It was The.Barom pin topplers arc quite tocky since they humbled the Leth- bridgo-frundttrt in a "Wnight .scs- iloa the 'Other evening. The Barons inuad will Montana during the sinter, and 'try to bring home the bacon 'from, Helena tournaments Tommy anil Elam Fre> slip Md In a new nlns on the Mercs tor.Ite tat The way 'been, the 111B Grass on Thursday night was a fine outing for a uunch of thirsty fans. Ross had Yordy down i final sons sounded, i The Lethbridge favorite says Yordy vas not 10 pounds lighter than him- self, and he ougf.t to know. 9 Chief Hardy went down to see how boxing contests are pullsd off across the line. A pleasant time was had. A pneumatic tiro makes a fine ;acks' collection. clothes -were scanty, .so. she just nut tts page headline. Everybody Is rapping Jess Willard for being so fat. So bin weekly pay cheque. If Cardston, Stirling and Raymond come In with Lethbridge on league, the sr-arl should get a fine boost In this part of the woild basketball never rtccWiid the recognition it deserves In Anerlf South of the line It is the; ter game. Don't forget the Herald Two Bits Fund for smokes for the soldiers Let's make a, special effort next week ami give the fund a boost. an Mercs, also got over the coveted 50 mark. The Dominions could not ge a man across tho 500 mark. Herald and the Giants wil tne i clash on MondayTught. Last night1 cores; MercE SMwr'..'.-.... 173 IJJ 179 145 lorgau- Vradenburgh Andrews Ilaimer Jonnings Schweitzer Millar Irwin H; i 183 173 114. 191 Dominions 149 185 150 130 154 135 ..180 141 48 51 39 58 43 43 41 44 772 T63 m mind. Put a two-bit piece "n you vest-pocket and drop around Monda morning v .Billy Wulff of Eelmonton must _ a classy boxer -when he got the be of Andy Russell. Andv made a gcx impression here, so local fans won like to see Wulff in action to s his Btylij. Hob' Fltzsimmons peevi that if he had got anything like much for his victories as present day ling stars get for defeats he would be living on the street .oiled Easy. other reason stories about which have been past summer. We have been wondering ever since it was hinted that "Willurd's opponent would be a sunsatior." whether reference is in.' made to Les Darcy, the wonderfu Australian fighter. But, then, no- tor the government has forbidden Kis leaving the country, because at'any moment he may be called to the front to fight for the allies. That in itselt would put an end to Uarcy's coming over. Tat the ways and means-of the promoter are queer, anil who knows---what he has up his sleeve? Then, again, might we not say the same thing about Darcy winch Willard said when it was hinted he Willard) fight Jauk Dillon? "Why. ihat kind of a match would appear is tho way .less dismiss- ed the iflen. Darcy Is no bigger than Dillon, nuil therefore, he, too might appear "ridiculous" against the Kan- sas giant. All of which wrald rob the contest of much interest and prestige No man weighing under ISO pounds has a chance against the champion, and a lighter man should hot even receive consideration. The old IT. T. Henderson Garage Cor. OthAve. and 6th. St. S., Lethbridge Phone -5S8. TOURING es o a nd Steve Taylor about us good Sullivan, with his great hitting nbil tv had no trouble whatever in de- eating them all, and then his mana- gers sought for new opponents, only o find the tield had been depleted t was at this psychological moment hat Billy Madden struck, upon the novel idea of ottering to any man who could stand before Sulli- om sajms of Tom Sayers that a man weighing US pounds wan big enough to whin any man might have served He purpose in the .Sayers dav but in this day of mammoths, giants and we doubt verv much the sanity of the remark. We saw a. splendid illustration in Kansas City not so long ago which shatters the Sajcrs, sajing to smith- ereens when Gail llorrls Jubi lomped away with Battling Le-vlnsky In a bout in which the latter .had. not a ghoie of a chance to win. Why' Because of.Uie gieat weight which Morris c.iiriM into the ring Nature made it Impossible that Levmsky overcome the to'nnage ho faced. And so it would be with Dillon, Gibbons, Darcy and any of Uie others against the big .men of .today That Willard- will have, to battle seems certain. It he tailv lot oulv does his prestige die out but the game slumber; and becomes gish. for, after all is, said and done it becomes necessary ;to have are the most atteTi heavsweight matches ones nhich attract the tion and gUe a. stimulus to the sport The middle and lightweights may furnish the bettei fights and give the greater satisfaction, but it takes the big follow to stir tilings up and ballyhoo the game FORD GARAGE 1232 THIRD AVE. S., LETHBRIDGE 24-Hour Service Caters to Ford Business. Let Us Demonstrate Warner Lenses Yankee Pumps Dinilop Goodyear Dominion Tires Have You Tried Vultex? 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