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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, DECEMBER IT, 1915 THE LET HI! RIDGE D A 11, Y HERA L D PAGE THREE' FREDDIE WELSH AT WORLD'S CHAMPION DREW BIO TOM MADISON, M.ONTREAL Toronto, Capacity of 'Winter Garden, 2000 or more, was taicd to the limit last for a boxing under the auspic- es of the Sportsmen's Patriotic Fund, the appearance' oi Freddie Welsh, the lightweight champion oi the world, as the f-tar feature. The program was made up of short bouts betv.'eeu local professionals, and was the first professional boxing show in Toronto, other than tire club affair, for years. The opponent originally carded for the champion, Eddie Moy, was snow- boimrt somewhere in New York state, all traffic was tied up yester- day by a blizzard. His place was fill- ed'by Tommy Madison of Montreal, who had come to Toronto to Welsh. Wulslr slightly outpointed the Montrealer. During the evening Freddie Welsh presented with a diamond stick pli. TO GET WIN, LOSE OR DRAW WITH FRED FULTON Chicago, Dec. of agree- ment binding Jess Willard, the world's champion pugilist, to a match March at New.Orleans with Fred Fulton of Uoifctcr, Minn., for the world's championship, were signed here today. Under the articles oi agreement Willard is to rccljvc win, i lose or draw, and Fulton is to Ret I J750II with a provision that in lieu 1 oi the lump sum he can elect to take 15 per cent, of the profits if the rc- coiiits amount to more than and 10 per cent, of the moving pic- ture rights. The agreement makes the fiRhr. a 20-reund contest to be fought before the New West Side Athletic club of New Orleans. The agreement was signed by Tom Jones for Willard, Mike Collins for Fulton and Thomas S. Andrews pi Milwaukee for the New Orleasis Ath- letic club. PROCEEDS FOR THE PATRIOTIC TAKEN IN FIRST NIGHT Ferule, Dec. lo the bonspicl which was op- ened at the curling rink here hist night under the auspices of the I. 0. E. and Kcd Cross ladies oi the town, the proceeds to the ['a- triotic Fund, drew a large crowd of spectators, and the ladies realized SH5.00 out of the first night, each riuk having at least one lady There were forty-one rinks at play, c'lrler, some of them having two, which meant that about fifty lady curlers arc taking part in thu roaring game. The contest will not bep con- cluded until tomorrow night, and the interest will grow till the finals arc decided. The ice is iu excellent condition and this very auspicious beginning of the season bills fair to awake great in- terest in the game during the winter. McGIFFEN NOT SIGNED 1 Minnie McGIKen, who shared the "bad man" honors with Joe Hall in 'the It. A. during the past two sea- will be a notable absentee from Qluinn's circuit this coinlnB reason, as the human pest was not tendered a contract by Ed. Living- stone, owner of the Torontos. Mc- Giffen has an orange ranch in Cali- fornia, and has teen in the habit oi making the trip east every winter to play hockey. COMMERS BEATS MIEBUS Portland, Ore., Dec. Som- mers of Portland is the lightweight champion of the northwest following a six-round victory over Earl Miebus, former Pacific coast amateur light- weight champion, hero last night, Sommers had a shade the- better of the argument throughout and was cre- dited with a knockdown in the last round! Tho 'winner ivpil be matched with Blllie Weeks of Vancouver, B.C., Canadian middleweight champion. ONLY THREE MORE WORKING DAYS AND THEN THE FINAL SUMMING UP ITne and Subscribers Now Have Charge of the Subscriptions Yet To Be Turned In Will Undoubtedly Be The Decid- ing for the Main Be Sure You Have Enough. -Three, siore- working to- toj-.-'-v v Twenty-four hours, counting eight hours a 'dar! 'A "real average two subscriptions an vrouid mean 4S subs. .Can .YOU make the grade? 'YOU will surely need the after having paid, a'year or two in. advance; no possibility of a call from a re'ieniless collector. That "safety" alone should he worth 54 a year- counting it that Tway, tho paper is free. Taking .care of a newspaper sub- scription contest is not a hed of roses for.tho contest so's yo.u can notice it. Countless questions 'If you shoirid laud the 11000 the leave come up to foe decided, and we vork you have done and will do will trust that the candidates will feel repay vcy many times. j'hat all decisions have been fair. If you: come second, 40 cents on If you never used much system Jn every" dollar you collect for these' 48 your work, use it during tue next subs" -will bring you rich reward. I three days. Make even- call count The Important question is: Will for votes, or know the reason why. the subscriptions get the last part of-the .contest lie for. short, or long EKplain to ;your supporters vrliat it will mean to you in votes to get -a year, two or five years. Five or Bis