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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, DECEMBER M, 1017 THE Li-.Timmnr.E DAILY PAGE TimEB "BRINGING UP FATHER" iy G. McManus TIME i EVER HAD IN ME UrE? Clonie Tail Failed To Show Championship Class He Jabbed His Way to Victory Over-Young Erne. But-His Showing on the Whole Was Work Criticized by Hamilton Critics. Ifial Erne should come back BO well ihe seventh and get tlie round. Ho clipped Tail .bard ivilb his right and his margin was more than a shade. Tbo ninth was even, and tlic tenth slightly in Erne's favor. He fouglit like an enraged tiger and Tail was carried along at a rapid pace. A largo portion of the crowd shouted1 'or Erne when the milling ivas en3eU, jut it would he most unfair to rob Tatt of a well-earned decision. His exnlbi- lon may have been disappointing, but tjdoesn't alter the fact that ho had something on Erne. (Hamilton' Herald) I clinches bls.Rlore up over Canada's crop of lightweight Tail's sensitive nose, and had that atrons-' either on quantity or I member bleeding moBt'ol'the time. quality. No fighter wha over appeared in i This is deduced from the fact has uncorked such a fine Clonie Tail, of Edmonton, is tlin Wng-pin of-the lot. .Tail is lacking ID many ways. The fad that he is but a left hand as Tail possesses, lie' started ft working in the first round, and it ua? prominent in every The largest crowd that over.tiled Into ilio Merrick street playhouse to see Ihe mitt-stingers in action turned up. All wanted to have a peep at the Canadian champion. There wasn't a vacant pew in the theatre. If the roads are passable a targe number of Lethbridge fans will take In the Mun'ro-Andcrson handicap match at Barons tonight. This will be one of the big events of the season In that town. There Is plenty of money either way and the boys all think they will get a canter for their currency. The general opinion is that Munro will have no trouble putting his man to the mat twice in the hour. A dance will be held after the match. AN ENGLISH CRITIC'S OPINION OF TAIT- ERNE BOUT IN EAST WAS BRITISH BALLOON London, Dee. news des- (By B. J. McKiUJam) I should scarcely care to pass a final opinion on Tait on Is is last night's showing. It is en- tirely possible that, with Ills reputation slitl to make In the east, he was not taking chances. His record must bo paid at- tention to and at the same time, the fact borne In mind that Leonard could not corner Erne six rounds. RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF WAF1NER Jlilk River, Dec. a Inrge and enthusiastic meeting of Uberals'heM at Ellert's hnll here today, it was dtv icided to thoroughly organize the town and outlying districts In the interests of the candidature of L. L. Pack. The following officers wereappoinleil: Rt. Hon. Sir Wilfrid Laurler, honorary president; F. S. Leffingwell, president; THE N.H. LEAGUE patches from Holland agree tliat {aircraft which descended in a Dutch 1 village yesterday was not an airship v hut it British army batloon, which Is [paid to have drifted across .the North Sea from England. of real form, but hia footwork was not much in evidence and at times his judgment of dis- tance was not'good. In our opinion Tait won, 33 he carried the fight to Erno luoet ofihe way, hut there was not a great deal In It, and a bet- ter test would.be a longer route. Tail, at times, showed flashes Stcchlc, vice-president; A. 11. Shea, score tary-lreasurer An executive was then selected cm- i bracing mpmbera from each outlying sub division as follows: Henry Milk River; Andrew Thomp- aon, 1-17; liana Aslng, 1-10; A. Stechlc, Use. for tho rural municipality of V.'arner held here, resulted us follows: Perry Junrs, am; C. L. Atkins, Xew Dayton; Jas. M. Halo, Warner; X. L. Kllason, A. E. Eiicksuu. Xew Dayton; Scott, New Dayton. CANADIAN PATRIOTIC FUND LETHBRIDGE BRANCH Cash Statements for the Month of, November, 1917 Amount received from Sub- scribers during month 'ot i 2-15; A. MJ McCoy, 2.14; Nelson Rem- Stenographer's salary and of- 'ington, 2-13; A. H. Flaher, 1-20, llakej. ftce expenses r youngster'-has something to do with could not get away from This left [this, but the fact remains that Johnny stood the Buffalo lad on his jO'Leary's successor has a lot to learn I toes many a lime, and Tntt had BCV- QUEBEC DONATION Quebec, Que., Dec. today's Badly Crippled Wanderers sittings the puebec provincial cab NOTHING NEW JJec. is nothing new to report from any, oE (he fronts, iary before ho can hops to-make favor-1 Lble showing with some of the Yanket1 j in the lightweight division. He outpointed Young Erue In the Savoy theatre last night in a very sat- Eistactory encounter, but at no time did I ho have the Buffalo lad In serious Mrouble.. Krns took a heap of punish.- .meat from a Jeft hand, but fonght IVacJi gamely all the way, and he oral to Blip over his right- (TOSS, but he. usually failed td connect'with the vulnerable spot; Tait lacks totally in footwork and hia right-hand graphed." The wonder .was Erne did'nt evadb most of ihoiu. 'The'chajjn- pionV left hand asset, ar.d he-is also a foxy hoy. When he gets a feWj bi the roufh spots worn _ wIH be a" liafd'boy to his Knitted 7 experience was sufficient for him Eo tie Erne up, however. good Want Divvy of Players of Other Clubs inet decided to ask1 the legislature to I the supplementary statement from vole toward tho relief of the general headquarters tonight says, sufferers of disaster. Montreal, Dec. deadlock continues In the national hockey lea- gue embroglio precipitated-when Ross cf; the-local Wanderers Club call-1 the other teams to divvy up (heir players-in .-order to. strengthen badl7 crippled: team. Yesterday- Ross" was served with ah ultimatum by President Calder giving, him 24 hours in which to reply to [i proposf- boy The former, at thc_Iinlah was going along aa !f had not been maltreated.at all. Because Tait didn't punch 1C me into jm state of helplessness, Hamiltonfans' ii not _ ___ fKCTf. disappointed. They went to the Johnny O'Leary was when the Seattle today that the ownef of the team Is theatre expecting to see the boy ilrst came east, tic has a much somewhere in New York and cannot Srosterner win by [ho knockout route, hotter lefi hand, Tftt he Is not the ag- be rnached. He states that an answer gWhen hofaiied to do this a largo num- gressive, fmopth-mpvlM-lad that his not he forthcoming heforc Satur- refused-tp oven recognize the fact predeceisor WSB. O'Leary was cer- il he'liad-won ori'points. But there tainly not In any sort of ihape when could be no denying this. Tait showed .Tait took the title from him. ht many respects, hut he jdidn't have to bo all that was expected Tail look the, openinc round.. Ho him to win over. Danny Rogers' boy. Jabbfifi Erne' incessantly with his left. Ills left alone, which, by the Tho second was'eveni The third was way, la tho heat aver seen in action i In. Tail's favor .and the fourth was day at the earliest' FIVE-PIN TONIGHT The five-pin match did not materialize on Tuesday evening be- liveen the Skinntes and Beavers is scheduled for tonight. Both' games in which the Skinnles.were to have ptay- In grubbed him the honors, i oven. Erne Btartetl-off well'la were postponea, and they are: an r Erno won two seventh j fourth and had a the first 'xlous to show that they can bow and tenth.' Tho second, fourth and half, but did his best work pins na well ns ten-pins. The game'is 'ninth were fairly even, anil the re-! at the tail-end of .each round, came for S o'clock, and the following malnlngJ five were clearly in Tait's on'and evened up the score. In the players are aakeu iu In in any. .respects the clasb was like. !the first between Dattlfng Johnson [and Peter Scott. Erne rushed Eboth hauls fly, and a large portion of iithe crowd took It for granted that ho [landed every lime he let drive. But deck: Irwin, Sloan and Shover gthls was far from bnins Ihe case. Tail ropea In the front of the ring and hit ?flhowed a clever'fcnack of turning the! him with a succession of rights and filth Tait changed bis tactics. Ho re- j Raymond, Wallls, Etiinghausen, Ben- eorted to his right and worked an; ton, Uebersetzig, Harrison, Murray. uppercut for almost Uie entire ,lhrcs minutes. He landed heavily with it a number of times, but never on a vital spot. Tlie sixih wag heavily in Tait's favor. He stood Erne against "the! P.O.; Jean Robinson, Delruita. several country delegates re- ported organization well Iu hand In each of their respective districts, and arrangements for polling day progress- ing favorably. Tho meeting-closed by singing the national anthem dispersing 'with cheers for Sir Wilfrid Laurler and also for L. L. Pack. Amount remitted to South Al- berta branch ol the fund, at 122.40 Calgary Amount paid to dependents In Lelhbrirlge and district Number of dependent familiei assisted, 179. R. J. Ritchie Paterson, Honorary Treasurer. Alia., Dec. 10, 1D1T. KING OF GAMBLERS LOSES HIS ;LUCK Chicago, Dec. losses sustained In recent city and notional elections today are assigned as.'the Muses of fin- j ancial troubles of Jas.'O'Leary, known as the "King ot Gamh- Jcrs." O'Leary "s magnificent home here, valued at has passed into, the hands of a.' Moses Pun-in to pay a inortr gase.bt Rumors declare that O'Leary,