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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta Tl'l'SDAY, ni-.CRMRER 18, 1917 THE LKTIlUniDGF. DAILY I1KIUI.D PAGE THREE "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus DO TrWT DOC'S VOICE11 I I.T DON'T KNOW fliffft i r Wide Interest in. Wednesday Night's Retnrn Bout Between Local Favorite and Montanan Due to Fact ThaO Winner Will Meet Chicago Determined to Stay the Route. Never before in Lethbridge sporting circles has so much interest anil en- ehusfasm over any event as Is now being manifested OTCr the Hoss-Moqre clash tor tomorrow night at the Majestic Theatre. That the big- gest crowd of boxing enthusiasts ever assembled. In1'Southern. Alberta will greot the lwo: boys night Is.-now a foregone1 conclusion. Yesterday', .an order for a Build block ot twenty one seats came from Taber, and reservatlona from Barons, Mac- leod, How Island, far north as Vulcan and High River have.been received by the promoters. Moore is working out diligently, and, the reverse to tho majority of ring events, he is putting OQ weight Bllght- ly in place of 'taking the avoirdupois In his last fight Vlth Ross he claims that the loss of weight hurt him to such an extent that he was weaker than ever.'before. His best1 fighting weight is rq the light heavy class, around one hundred and seventy five pounds. For [he last fight with Ross llie articles called tor one hundred arid Billy five pounds. This morning Moore "1 never felt better In my life than I feel right now. 1 am eating nd Bleeping well, and am back.to my old fighting weight. agrJn, which means that, when I step Into tie ring ou Wednesday night, will meet a different man entirely what he met before. Hoss is boy, and I-'ivro found him there with bis right, and shifty fdolwork. Anyway, I know his style now, and while I don't want to appear over-confident, I would- to go.on.record for making the raent that I .will wager I can stay distance wiih Hoss, and unless I miss my guess earn over him. -Tud I'oJey suits me fine ai third man roilLATAM World's Champion Wrestler Falls Victim (o Disease Which Attacked Him in 1916 in the ring." "I' will stop Jlooro before he has gone eight rounds and slop him nusslaiTlion, aTthe DexterpariTpavil" Des Moincs, Iowa, Dec. A. Gotch, .retired champion heavy- weight wrestler of the world, died at noon today at his home, Humboldt, Iowa, of uraemtc poisoning. He had been in failing health for two years. Gotch was 41 years old. Tlie record books, detailing the events of his life give his age as 39 years, but these are inaccurate. He was born April 1876, on a farm near Humboldt. Ills wife and son were at his bedside when death came. It is said that the famous athlete was conscious almost up to the time 'of his death, despite the rumors that have been In circulation during the last two mouths that he was ir- rational part of tho time. Golch won the undisputed wrestling championship ot the world In 1908 by! defeating George Hackenschmldt, the j A CHALLENGE This is to certify that 1, P. J. Harry, do guarantee JiOO for a, wrestling match for the championship of Canada, be- tweeu Walter Anderson and Alex. Munro, the same to take place at Barons on the night of December 27, 1517. P. J. BARRY. was all Al Ross would say. The fans know Hoss seldom misses his guess. A ,fine preliminary card has been arranged, and, as an added attraction Duke Nelson, a clasay boy who was last season with Klngllng Brothers circus, will a novel acrobatic ex- hibifion. J Word was received last night from Phil Harrison, the Chicago boy, who will meet the winner of the Ross- Moore go at the -Majestic on New Year's eve, Monday, December 31st. Harrison expresses hie willingness to come, and states he will be deo-llght- ed over the opportunity to' take a fall out of either of the two boys. To his credit, has a win over Knockout Brown, over Tony Caponl, over Len Rowlands, and U present with Packey MacFarland. The Sports Club management state Uat Harrison is in their opinion the chuslest boy they have yet brought In, 10 a merry time IB anticipated. To avoid the rush the boi office tomorrow night, intmdlug participat- ors ID. the fun of evening are kind- ly aiked to get their tickets In ad- vance either it the Alexandra. Hotel Cigar Stand or Alberta Buffet Choice seats are on at Ume two places. LAKE ONTARIO CLOSED Kingston, Out, Dec, har- bor Is frocen orer and navigation ceased at this port. Thli is the earli- est closing in many years and Is ibout two earlier than last year. Now is a Good time to have Your Gar Overhauled! WE HAVE EXPERT MECHANICS Lethbridge Motors, Limited Street Sooth PWne 1454 It a Good Plan to Hare Your Car Overhauled Once a Year Is is bound to save big repair biDs, and maybe acci- dents later on. Now, that the weather a cold and your car is standing idle) 'anyhow, B the best time i to have it done. when the weather warms up ind you want ft it Mi; rttHsy, r Our Repair Caa't Be You will liki the work we for you, It will done rljht. Byou Motor Parlors THE HOUftt OF SCRV1CC FIFTH LETHMIOQC, AtTA. lion, Chlcaga.- In a forfeited match alter tiro hours ot gruelling work. There was no fall ia the match but the invader quit exhausted after the two hours of effort against arman.who plainly showed that ho was superior in every respect. Gotch built up a'tortnne In wrestling and Is said to left an estate ap- proaching half million dollars. Frank Gatch will remembered by Lcthbridgo'fans. lie appeared at the Majestic hero about four or five years ago. PLAY COMPETITION The returns ot contracts signed for the F. Driscoll play competition to date indicate that (be interest fa this play-writing contest Is steadily maintained and extending in tho area covered. Competitors from all parts ot the Dominion have signified their intention of sending in'plays and have signed the necessary contract form's. As previously announced, contest May 31st next. Many Inquiries have bean recetred as to subjects, and it Is wlUi the ob- ject of aiding competitors'by sugges- tions that the following notes have been compiled: Further information and details ot conditions of contest, Mr. Driscoll will gladly give by dresatng him to Ills Majesty's Theatre, Montreal, Good comedy is always welcome. But the comedy that Involves an in- ordinate amount of slang, and which depends for, Us points upon exaggera- tion of types, Is steadily falling In pub- lic popularity. Comedy should either deal with developments from somo amusing contretemps, some awkward situation, or some' genuinely humor- ous Incident. Plays of society are'apt to degen- erate Into long-drawn out dialogue, and unless dialogue Is of execeptfonai brilliance, it will not suffice, unaided, to carry any play to success. The public demands action as well as speech. Way's dealing with the underworld, with vice problems, aniwlth the sor- did side of life, unless relieved by sin. cerlty of motive and'dlscrettonof sit- uitton and dialogue, are apt to pall. The public Ii tired of the "drain dra- and there Is a general demand for return to the cleaner, prob- lems of life for consideration on the stage. i Historical plays that do not demand elaborate neftlnj and mounting, and thai avoid the spectacular i a domin- ating element are likely to win a Urge measure ot public They ore, however, by no means emy to construct, and offer pijfalls which do not present themselTes to walk- lac on better beaten tracln. MmpHeltT of plot, simplicity of art- tlag, aad lack of Tartety la are by no meaas faults. Indeed, tor UIOM without ranch experience In plaT-wrlt- Ing, they are qualities to be studied. A simple plot, well, worked out, ay- peali to aa audience nnch more thai a complicated plot Indifferently de- ;reloped. A long cut Is neither necessary nor !ln the great Majority of cases, Is It desirable. Ixmg speeches are things ;to be abided as a general rule. Spec- tacnlar effects often larolve Intricate stage machinery, and can be avoided bjr brief utterance, M a (rule. Too'evldent action h better im- agined off the stage, than acted oa It. Emotional scenes tboakt be brM ulesi coming M the ftaal climax to a {play. Krea tken they are to degenerate Into anti-climaxes, unless the tenseness is maintained steadfast- ly throughout. Conversational slylo Is a thins to be cultivated In dialogue. Nothing kills an otherwise good play more quickly than stilted speech. Avoid dialect unless you. have a thorough knowledge of it. A's a gen- eral rule, plain English Is good enough to put into the mouths of your char- acters. Avoid changes of scene during an act. A play that is worth while act- Ing, needs no change unless the com- plex nature ot tho story demands ono. Th3 prospective competitors [or the Gco. F. Driscoll play competition arc advised to keep in mind three themes which are most likely to meet with public approval: a play containing up- roariously funny dialogue and situa- tions, with good', clean, wholesome comedy; a coutainiug plenty of good comedy dialogue and situations and interspaced, with 'dramatic situa- tions, moral as a Uieme; we site for instance. "Turn to 'the HIght" which had an unprecc- dentedly successful run last season in New York and Chicago, two companies playing at the same time; a good pow- erful mclo-drama, setting forth some overy day happening which has profo- tbly never Into dramatic form. As has been announced previously, a prize of for tho best manuscript submitted Is offered, with a produc- tirfn'guaranteed that the prize winner ia to receive 2ifc% of the gross re- ceipts from such production. A sec- ond, prize of tlOO for tho next best manuscript, of tho gross ro- ceipts, if a production is made. Con- tract forms and further information may be secured by addressiog Mr. Dris- coll at Ills Majesty's Theatre, Mont- real. the dry season fills the place as the block is rolled to and fro with this strange bonfire on Its back. At each move the attendant imps ply their long I prods, scaling off the loose flakes of j iron. i "Ho we drink any leer on this eiclalmcd one of (he worke-rs, amaz- imp at all, but Been at close quarters a sturdy Xorlh Countryman. "We do that. I'm just off .for a good one right now." Icebergs of Steel Come and see them pouring the molten mixture-, for the armour plates nickel and chrome-steel-.-- from the furnaces into the moulds. Men with blue goggles are hurrying about and ono of Ihem presents the- visitors with lorgnettes of blue glass. White heat of degrees centigrade blazes from the crevices of those gas- furnace doors. Tho naked eye winces at the glare, but-through the protect- ing "specs" one may gaze 'Tvitb im- punity. The interior of the furnace they have just opened presents an ex- traordinary appearance. The blue glass turns it white. Ukc-au Ice cave in the polar regions It looks, like a little grotto hanging with cool'stalact- "stalactites" are nothing but drlns ot white hot metal. In tho un- thinkable heat ot this furnace blocks of cold, hard metal melt like butter on a hot stove. As we watch on the other side of furnace, an attendant prizes a stopper of clay. With a burst of light and showers of brilliant white sparks, which oddly enough do not burn, outj I rushes a molten torrent, to pour, a fiery Niagara, into the fire-brick lined ladle which awaits Its "recep- tion. An awesome; sight it is to see hardened steel reduced to liquid and tossing right belowe one like a kettle of Jam. And as with the homely jam pot a dross rises.to its top. DENY JAPANESE j LANDED AT VLADIVOSTOK Washington, Dec. de- nial that Japanese troops ijave. been landed at Vladivostok was contained Ia dispatches to the state depart-, inent from the American embassy in Toklo. A cablegram received at, the Russian embassy from the Russian minister nt Tpkio alto said no Jana- nese'troops have bee nlanded at Vla- divostok. THE NIOHTSHIFTSATSHEFFIELO: One of the-World's Greatest Munition Factories. I (By Douglas Robertson, Special Cor-: respondent of the Empire Press Sheffield, Nov. 15th. 1917.1 Red flames are spurting from the tops of UI1, chimneys -which, loom j ghostly-through the imurklness. Dull j glow of forges, furnaces and tens of. thousands of lamps shoot searchlight! rays injo the fumes and vapour. Sure- ly a tempting target for the night-fly- ing Hun! DuL no, the dense pall of smoke which forever hangs over this scene of Industry makes a screen, a sort ot sky camoflage, enveloping the entire works. Overhead the skies re-; fleet no fiery radiance. The brightest are soon stifled in that dark cloud. And, furthermore, should Ihe midnight murderers- centure tMus far afield, presto! Snuffed is every darkened every stack and and, on the instant this myriad lumln- i osity Is swallowed up In Egyptian darkness. Cap this indeed be the gateway of' A large door has suddenly! opened, a blinding Ijghl, a scorching! heat shoots forth which sends tho I visitors staggering backwards, hands to (heir faces. Well might It he the Pit of Tpphet Imps armed with long Iron rods prace at the door of this' fiery furnace drag forth In Irlomph a' block of while hot steel i five by (en by fifteen feet In .Tolnme. The temperature of too place shoots up ten degrees. Rolling Armour-Plait Tae two Titaalo arms of steel drop dowa from tie roof, aad, clutching the lacot, Its stulfaw balk orer steel- ronjra, aader a monster presi. Sack Is tie rollfafc mill which, smashing and squeezing the Mock until flames gush forth from-lantrmerable little moves It backwards for- wards. Toughened tremendously by 8Kb-a mailing the maim of metal Is flnany rolled flat Into of from (wo to fifteen InchM In WJHOSI- plate able to with si and the shells. Great warships are ctotkeH In as nioch'aj toss of this protectioa. afwote one of the hnps .with a bundle of dry whlcti ke on top ot the tierr "Happen tMak a beei If a of yen' a roar oY flaam, and of >a6ke M of a Mai ore la BOXING TOMORROW WED. NIGHT MAJESTIC THEATRE MAIN EVENT 10 ROUNDS 10 AL. ROSS vs. AL Moore AT CATCHWE'IGHTS JUDFOLEY, REFEREE GOOD PRELIMINARIES ADDED DUKE NELSON in in exhibition fstts of ilnngth ah4 KiadenC xrolutlM. Now ttlMng Hottl tnt AiberU 1 Floor Balcony Y.... J1.SO, CHILDREN OF ANANIAS Ananias has been dead about 2000 years, but his lineal descendants still live in the island of Cuba.' They prepare exaggerated descriptions for use on boxes of "imported" cigars. Superlative adjectives and glowing terms are their stock in trade. The DAVIS "NOBLEMEN" CIGAR (2 For is equal to the finest imported brands, yet the cost is half. All we for "NOBLEMEN" is that itisb'lended from the choicest Havana leaf by skilled workmen. An exaggerated description on a box of cigars is no more guarantee of quality than a tombstone inscrip- tion is a passport to Paradise. Look for "Quality" only and you will find the s! DAVIS sons UMFTED; MONTREAL j.. GREAT WRifLING MATCH AT BARONS December 27th AT 8.30 ;7: BETWEEN f? ALEX. MUNRO. Undisputed Champion.Britiih Wrestler. WeiaM Ibt, ant WALTER ANDERSON Champion cf Canada, weight ZOO Ibi. Match to be in the Catch-at-Catch Can two da', of three ,.v falls. COME AND SEE .THE BIG FELLOWS MEET'THIS TIKE FOR i.-----.- BLOOD" Munro i) the only Wtiitt man who has defeated the Japaneae In their own style Jiu Jitsu. GOOD BOXING' PRELIMINARIES. GENERAL ADMISSION 1200 RINGSIDE, SAVE TIME; TROUBLE AND EXPENSE in Cold Weather a Good Anil-Freeze Mixture. V We have the bat M tlw market Made up oi pnrej fiyccriM uti wtMtktM at per gaUotfl _ _1 wfll Injure and Is aaft to uae. Fill jrour wtudhli and oet full comfort out of your tarjn winter. Dp NOt IT IS SERIOUS. BAALIMv MOTOR CO. HOME OF CHEVROLET ACK OF UNION BANK f MARRY ;