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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta .WKDXESDAV, DECISMBKH Tim DAILY IIKIUI.D PAGE THRER HERALD SECTION So NV'rites Great Falls Sporting He Can Beat Ross was undoubtedly hardest fought basketball game of thfTseason 1 was enacted at the "Y" gym last ROSS 'IS' WORKING HARD When Durable Ike Cohen tangled with Young Ross, tlie local favorite nnrt contender 'for the Canadian mid- dleweight -honors, here late in Novem- done exactly four days' training for the event, and hadn't been in the roped arena for a year. There1 were ,many fans who carried away a hunch that Coheh would have had something on ROBS IE the bout hail gone another ten rounds. Cohen's return appearance on Wednesday night next will settle tho question. Not only will the Durable one be in better condition, but Young Rosa been working out In earnest. He has night. The two InatUni; teams in tliejwheu Mercs sneezed out on t league, namely, the "Y" and G. X.T tlia postponed fixtum. T came together with a terrible crash nnd not until lite gong sounded for time wort) tlie spectators sure who were winners. The G. X. were playing in their best form am! from the llrat whistle Take Postponed Game Through (he League Without Defeat AVERAGES OUT TOMORROW The curtain dropped on the City .Bowling League schedule last night the The team looked like the Giants .un- der B.P.O.El colors. winning last night's game the Mercs went through the league without a loss, and while the averages arc not yet available, they are conceded the winners of tlie to the end of the first hall were grad-j organization. The Tans will have to ually drawing away from the Y. The; satisfied to wait until tomorrow score at half time "was for the G. .X. Geo. Mclvor, a minute and a half from time, suffered a twisted 'knee, for which five minutes was taken off. George apparently had recovered so at the beginning of the second half (he teams lined up the same. This time the Y took the aggressive from n live set or hoys as sparring partners I the beginning and within five minutes and Ross' middle name will'be evened the more, making it 2S- and still more speed. He thinks he; 22 .still in javor 01 the G. X Geo. has solved the problem of Cohen's still suftenng trom his in- _..... j awkward style and will try some leg was changed, the G. i. 53g hj: ring stunts to meet it. As for Cohen. Piling Green in his place The j h M Tu wnvi-ntf innrNnir Rrtifnr of the change, however, seemed to bring no for the averages. Tlie secretary has found it impossible them out in time for today but they will he published Wednesday- witho.ut fall. The winnora of the league, and of the special prizes will also be announced at the same time. The Mercs took two out or the three games last night, losing the second spasm by six pins. None of Scores 4100'Points in Contest Conducted by A. A. 1 Johnny Ailken Second With the running oi' the race at Ascot speedway, Los An-1 golen, on ThanliSKiviuK the .strug- gle for points in Ihu A. A. A. championship award standing was tor-' urinated. Dario Jiesta, a total 4100 points, Is imdiKiuued champion of the year and he will ho officially! crowned by Chairman KcnneiVicll of. the A. A. A. content hoard af a dinner, scheduled in Chicago on February under the auspices of the Chicago AIM tomobile club. I When it was annomicod last spring; that the American Automobile asso-i elation would officially designate the! champion the. Bosch Magnate; company immediately offered to i award a trophy and Sii.Ono in cash j to the driver so selected, and and ?500 to the drivers ranking sec-j ontl. and third in ilin final official j standing. The .IJ. F. Ooodrii'h com- j pany added to tlie purse thus, created, to be split and These jjhera! offers, being j made with no strings attached, were i accepted on .behalf of tho drivers by Chairman Kennerdell and Resta will! therefore come in for ST.'J'HI and a j trophy In addition to the titular honor.! John Ailkea, who stands second with 3440 points, and K. V. Kicken- bacher. ihird with get and respectively. There .15 races wliich figured j in the championship standing and the t number of points awarded ea-h was j governed by the length and tlie scores approached the high mark I and character entries. Next year of the league, B07. Banner, who is th'e number of events will be limited rolling a nice steady game .piled up! to one. for each speedway, the sche- H. M. Bnrratt, sporting editor of the Great Falls Tribune, says he lias never seen him in better shape. Cohen ..was greatly pleased with, his last visit here. The fans treated him like a king, he said, and he is going to show them all-he has this time. Another letter from Billy Weeks yesterday said he was trying to line iip a -match for Moose Jaw on hi back from Lethbridge to Cincii natf. where he fights early in the Year.' Billy seems quite confiden that he carry home the baco from Lethbrulge, and as Rcss is jus as confident, the match should be thriller. Fans all over the south ar just waiting for the seats to go o sale. About 20 of them from outaid points called at the Majestic box ofilc yesterday to. book reservations and tliis is an every-day occurrence 27th .promises to be a big da for tlie ring bugs. CANP Fans on Isthmus--Would Have Sij Leaguers Work Out There Baseball.: fans of the Isthmus o Panama are booming that section ai hn excellent'location for one or more training camps for the big ieagu can sell you tires cheaper .than any place hi tho west. EXCLUSIVE AGENTS FOR DIAMOND TIRES Squeegee Tread Baalim Motor Co. HARRY HOLMAN, MANAGER ;