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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGK THRKK T11K LKTMBlVlDfiE HKKAI.H MONDAY, DECEMBER it. 1'IK ROSS I When Weeks and Ross Then For a Series of Elimi- nation Bouts v FOR LIGHTWEIGHT HONORS With definite word from Billy Weeks that he will meet Young Ross here on Dec! 27th for the middleweight championship of Canada, ring" fans all over the South are setting aside that date, for if ever they wanted to see anything they want to witness the settlement of the dispute be- tween these two boys, which I been raginn, ever since Weeks ap- peared last October. The whole south is going to be on deck for the match. Seats are already boo.ked ;in anticipation. The little town of. Sweet Grass alone is going to come up 100 strong. The Lethbridge Sports and Amusements Club is making Arrangements with the C.P.R. for club rates for parties of 10 or more from outside towns, and fare and onerthird has been prom- ised. Falling as it does right in the middle of Christmas week, the match is going to be ,the biggest holiday attraction ever- lined up for the sport loving fans of Southern Alberta, and the in- terest already displayed shows that they appreciate the efforts. ..Billy Weeks is going to have two1 matches, the affair with Ross. His clash with Ro- in Winnipeg is fixed for Dec 15th'and he'fights again in Cincinnati on Dec. 17th. This give him plenty of time to reach" UethbHdge and be in good time for the 27th. Ross is likely to have jnother mill here before he meets Weeks. Word has been received that .'i pJRourkeJis' i'n wires I-.have been dispatched, in an effort to to.meet Ross about 2bth. If this.preliminary bat- tle staged the. week before Christmas Ross should be in'great shape Vor Weeks on the 27th, and a battle'royal is promised the fans the' latter date, it's a principal is going ariything slip that will put the best shape of his ca- for too much depends on theiioutcome. UPSET OF -THE DOPE LO6KED FOR IN B. B. GAME With tlio dope a litile In favor of "V" in tile schedule same or the City Basketball LouKim tomorrov: nifUU, tho 0. X. quintet is going out to sivo tho same dope tho great- est aiiset of Its gay young ca- reer, and haskethall fans urn looliins forward to the niatuli with a hunch that, them a go- iu" lo be some excitement. Tho "Y" Hne-un includes Kane, Davis. CMinswortll, Irwln ami Talnler. while the G. X. stand- h.vs nra Stewart, McJviyr, Luntl. Tallins am! Bkoltli. i Chicago i-ame close, mlxhiy close. to having tin', roierglus of their two ,v im'ior league diibs directed by men [v I from the minors withoui previous ina-i'-' lo.isiiu managerial or iiliiyiiiR ex- jw Ijerience. I It was Charlie boss otjvvvv Cubs, who saved the day. Ills v i first stand against, tiie wishes of some j of the other directors prevented the; i appointment of Jack Hcudriuks Tinker's job last month. Clarence "Pauls" Rowland, manager of the White Sox. was formerly a lll-j minary of the Three I Lenguo. and. Juinucd io the .Sox managerehili, with-1 out "nerving a nlayor's apprenticeship! in tounolch company. When Heud-j dricks was in New York recently lie i that ho been offered the U'lhhridge fans are In have iinnther chaucu to see "lliirahle Ike" Cohen In action against YoililB Al HOBS. The l-eth- hrldge Snorts Olu'j has br-cn (iiuleuvorliiK for some days to Joco'-'j Terry O'ltourliC. un- successfully, and thla morning received a wire from Cohen staling that he wotihl be will- ing to nieet Hnss hen' on Dec. r'0th The elnb immiMiiaU'iy dosed with Cohen tor Hie iluu> mentioned, so Koss will have) plenty of action before lie moots Weeks on Dec. 2Vth. Ti-.e eiub also heard Ei'om Weeks thin, morning, accepting twins am! ihe date of Dec. 27th definitely, but requires thai lloss weigh iu at 15S al six o'clock on the (lay of UIH light. i i -1-1 Uinl, helm job by several tlirectors of the (Invaders Lost Match by ool rms ij0iiKuers, but was unable to Hangs Up '.w-ahnum had de- 225 Score JLOCALS WIN THE put take it because Wceshman had de dared that if Tinker left the. Cubs, he would leave loo. Woeglnnan, lie-j I cording to Kcudricks. was consider-, ably strong for Tinker, duo to the fact, 'llha't tho hitter's lean to the Feds con- tribnted more than any one nscncy to Tinker will have that job as Ions as (Kreiii mil- Own .laiuplon. llurlirrt. Webster anil James in-own, who have Iji'f-n visitltiK their corn-in. Jlrs. Kranlc li.'lupii. left on for liieir ...llioine at llorniiiK's Mills. Out. Xl Cap. Uliurdi hud a narrow fsi'apc on morninp. Siiirliim nui bnfoiv with a grain tank, lie was Xjunincky to bump into a badger ivilli stic.li foivu it hroke llic seat (browing liim over the side. .'.Ho managed to saw Ma licud sonic- .vwivit by throwini: out hi'.' hand, llotli X'liead and Iiand wn.- hrully hniised. 'Obnl he is lliiinkfnl it not worsi'. l-ast Sunday evening service wa? a missionary one. Messrs, i-'ol- X'lis and Dean of Cnrmangay Inul the J, pulpit, giving mi Inlcrestins on the. missions from a layman's view. XI .Mr. Dillingllam spent the week in Calyaty. "M. Clever lias returned from a trip Xito Calgary. i XI Cllen Clever, of ihe Calgary Coliep-j Is spending tin- week-end in D. 0. llavid of Slavcly in town; .'.the last weck-oiHl. i I II. Illlimmell motored lo Jusl Sunday. .1. Hanson, formerly wllh lii" iern gi-nin elevator here, left on Weil-; nesday for Slavcly, where he has a good position. and Mrs. M. Moii'att have re- turned from Manitoha. where they summoned !iy Mr. M 'father's dentil. Their many f with them. Quite a "nniuher of tin WILL BE GIVEN BY Entire Proceeds i'or Sailors' Fund Ilar-l Miss lljuviien was lier on Wednesday. the ('algarv i-epresenla-l of the Northern Life lilBiiraneo biirl. (if Vulcan have aeeeliled posi- w..ls a visilor week at his -jons with Laidlaw Hiss Harnet was a visitor in Calgary I week. iTss'Snider of Calg and Mr. Ho- Joullng. the trick. The local Sislillli II I they go over the 300 though in I all three they were close, missing fire liu the last game by only two-pins. In to "'bo 'still mighty strong for a change of affairs, imil all effort recently was Sthe s Lull" Harmer dropped a spare, in rtej sue- jijtli frame. In the Ces'st'nll In the minors. Ho inu- heon Ito'its'jeet15 Prom frame the years, first getting away in m'sMyj ilocals oonid not hold..the pace they fine style as helmisman for the Demc, 'had set and finished np with only 8CS. Tommy Evans hid high string, with 1571 while Home had high single game ihonors with 22S. Stark was the only [member ot the Barons crowd to topj .'the son mark, beating it by 1C pins. Isiark also had-high single gome with: for tiie Barons bunch: The scores: Western league club, where ho won three pennants. When McCill pur- chased' the Indianapolis club dricks went along. -Should Be in Majors McOill always has contended Uemlricks is a major manager :Shover jjHorne I Schweitzer I Harmer Lethbridge 180 1G8 152 207 187- 176: 186 174 16 151 emrcs and has been eager for Jack to land that kind of a job. Wlien he heard 1 that the Cubs were trying to ta-'.e Through the efforts Lethbridge Sports and Am ment Club, Young Maxwell and "Smiling" Kid Evans have been booked for a ten-round go at Bow Island next Thursday night. Mr. Bick, .one of the leading sport promoters of the gas belt is stag- ing the match and has two good six round preliminaries lined up, so the fans down that way have something mighty pleasing to look forward to. Young Maxwel is well known down that way having mst Billy Lauder at Medi- Hat not so many moons since. And Kid Evans is like a home brew in the south country. He has been holding' down a tough job on a threshing crew all fall and is hard as nails. Max- well will Have .io. give a few pounds to Evans for the match, but his cleverness and ring experience will make up for iti The match' should be a and will provide a good "drawing card in Kid Hoag- lin's home town. FANNY DURACK WON'T COME TO UNITED STATES Honolulu. Dec. Dnrock, the Australian womoil 'cliampion swim- mer, has called off her proposed visit Mr. Crane spent the week in Cal- ichants have responded liberally in h finance a hockey ioicling the hoys t( I A box social was held at the Vale 'school on Kriday night. jmc in Nanton. Practice for the Christmas entor-Ininent lias been started. Sir. Orevetlilck spent the week-end a. period of convalescence in Canada, Lieut. J. A. Clark, son of Dr. M. Clark, 11. P.. for fted Deer, has gone hack to the front. "181 Hontlricks away lie made every elfort i _ j to help Jack nut. the; deal over. _-., Recent happenings, however, indi- cate that. He.ndricks is stuck in the mer. to ihe United States, according to cablegram received here today from Hugh Mclnlosh of Sydney. Low Round Trip Fares to Eastern Canada The Niagara Falls Route Tickets are. on sale daily Dec. 1st to 31st, 1916, inclusive; return limit 3 months. In addition to numerous trains-to local Michigan Central Cana- dian points, fast solid through trains provide unmatched service, Chicago to Toronto and Montreal, via Michigan Central R. R. and Canadian Pacific Ry. 4Sti to lot''a himjin; When the middleweight cham- pionship is1 settled the fun isn't isn't going to be all over by any means. There is a lightweight series in the offing which stacks up like-a winner. .Harry-Ander- son has named his terms and is ready "to come any time. A match between him and Young now here, shortly after New Year's is scheduled as the first of a scries of elimination 'bouts for the" tiRhtweiaht cham- pipnship of Canada. The winner of the go is carded to meet Joe Bayley short- ly afterwards, and the winner of the semi-final will-meet Johnny O'Leary. Maxwell.knows O'Leary well and- says .the. battling little Canadian will be glad to come along for. the. bout. So there is a nice bunch .of .excitement in the offing and fans are assured a pleasant winter. I Stark McLelland i Flood iHatflold Moore 7GO SOfp 7J3 2309! After the five-man match, the Thi. Enis defaulted tlieir games Prlliay "lig of the. ieague.a y Jeanne.within one pin of a <100 jstark hune up a.nice same with 198. (The scores: n o' F jShovar.................. -.W'.A. O. P. Unity 0. P. Star W. 4 4 "2 Pis. UNLUCKY. BALL STARS The two FINES IMPOSED ON MAJOR LEAGUERS Cincinnati. Dec. Fines were levied by the national baseball mission "todayI on major league players who hayo taken part in exhibition games .-following ;lose of the season of 191G. Fifty-one players from ".13 ot the Itiiv major'league teams 'jyere lined ranging from ?25 to iflOO. v the commission suspended BASKETBALL _____ The Orain Exchange slay the "Y" in basketball next Tuesday evening. A. win (or the "Y" will give then! the league. The standing now is as follows: The two who are active in the commission suspended A. the game today and who have never flnes on 33 players, allowing only -t.. X. heen with a winning team are Waltei flnes to stand. The men who Knox Johnson, midyears conceded to hei_av are Players Henrick'sen, .Tanyrln, _. TT_i-iii-rtii TftTt-.o-1 -jllufdnllv. Won 6 Lost 1 ___ ucu i." ipav are i, uiyyis Jicj" the Vest pitcher in the American Hoblitzell, Lewis, McNally, League and Joe Jackson, the cady, Ruth and-Barry ot the 1'ittmg outfielder. ehampion Boston" American The case of Johnson is league and Young na that ot Ruclter Even when tne Detroit Americans, and Player Senators were down among Of the Philadelphia Americans, last cluhs in1 the American League, [All of these were fined 5100 except lohnson.nitehed-a-calibre of ball.that gobb, who miist pay made-hlni stand out more prominently The lines on the Boston Americans aiul'-aboVo the pitchers who were jcame as the result'of .a game played on winning teams.- It has often been at New Haven, of remarked that had Johnson rule against members o[ me with the- CnbsV -Oianta, Tigers "or world's' champions .playing in games Athletics when those teams were after the close of the season Barry winning pennants, he-would have not the .team "f tabli'sliocl some pitching records that j that .dill play. Iwpuld have all-time Battery Pet. .850 .710 .310 ..250 o v Creighton Bros. Merchant Tailors The neat, good looking models, handsome tone and quality of; the doth, the good fit and com- fortable "feel" of the suit will make you wonder if the price is really p. in. a. m. p. m. Suits, to Tailor Shop: 604 3rd Ave. South ;And been prevent-1 fed from iilaying" lit .a world's aeries j Because he -happened to 'he under con- I tract to Hie hard-luck' Cleveland' team I uji to last yeaf.: There is still a I chance, for Jackson realizing hia ara- I bition, as he 'Is how team th'at I has'been in the thick of the pennant. I race for. twb sensone, and. Joe should I bo good for several more years before he starts dh-the path which all play- irs oventually As for are at least i four clubs in the American League I that arc so far-ahead of the Senators I lliat- Walter will :have lltlle oppor- I tunlty tor getting Into a world's scries I unless he is disposed of to another I club, or unless Clark Griffith becomes la miracJO pats over an ,iln-( The first Stratford aviatpr to be in- jured In France is Flight. Lieut. Fred (Ted) O'Beirne, son of w. JL O'Beirne, publisher of the Beacon. Storm Doors AND Slorra Sashes ALL' SIZES RIGHT PRICES. BECKER YA'IES- PHONE 1384. FORD GARAGE j 1232 THIRD AVE. S., LETHBRIDGE a. nl. p. ni. a. ro. Leave Chicago Arrive Toronto Arrive Montreal Five Fast Trains Every Day Spokane Office 405 Columbia Building A. M. NYC, General Agent Passenger artmcct Overseas Division Department of The Naval Service Canada fii p. m. Also Low Round Trip Fares to New York and Boston ith tickets to Tran's-AUanHc. points via Steamship Lilies. Niagara Falls The Michigan Central is the only railroad passing directly opposite the Falls, and all day trains stop live minutes at Falls View Station. Aniva a. m. p. m. p. o. p. m- a. ra. 24-Hour Service Caters'to Ftfrd Business.' Let Us JJcmonstrate Warner Lenses Yankee Pumps fioodyeai- .Dominion Tires Have You Tried Vultex? .an Men are required of good character and good physique, for service Over- seas, in the above force, with the Imperial Royal Navy, for the period of the war. Candidates musl be the son. of natural' born Brilirfi subjects; between 1 38 years old, at least 5 feet 3 height, and 33 inches chest. No previous sea experience necessary PAY Ordinary Seamen and Able Seamen at entry. Sl.lO a day lOc. extra daily QjotCf Rj-narofinn nithwnncc. S2U.OU DCr month. A.jrrce JAlt Separation aiibwanco, 520.00 per month.- A Free Kit jo provided. For further particulars apply lo Honorary Jasper .Provincial Naval Recruiting E. or Avenue, Edmonton, or Naval Recruiting Office, F. w Downer, Secretary, Loth- bridge, Alberta. to the Departmentpf the Naval Service, Ottawa. ;