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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1910 THE UiTt-IimiDGB DAILY HKUAl.l) PAGE THIU5K HERALD SPORT SECTION FIGHT FANS FLOCK TO CITY TO WITNESS THE ROSS-COHEN MATCH AT MAJESTIC TONIGHT "I am feeling in the pink, and think I can stop Cohen short of the ten- round said Young ROSE, the local favorite this morning. "They tell me he I. in the best shape of his career. Well, so am I. I expect a stiff; battle, but I think I have solved his peculiar style, and will work to better advantage this time." Cohen didn't arrive yesterday as expected. A wire Monday ,.e was going to leave Tuesday morning, but his transportation didn't arrive in time. Some roundabout methods in use between the C. P. R. and the G. N. R. were responsible for the delay. However, Ike will be here today, never fear, and while the trip Is tiresome, he will be ln: good condition. Sporting Editor Barratt of the Great Falls Tribune, writing on Monday, says Cohen will surprise Lethbridne fans by the change in his condition, and while he knows how good a man Ross is, he would not be surprised at a reversal of the November decision. Fans who attend the bout at the Majestic tonight are going to see a boy who has set up a mark of 21 knockouts In 24 fights. Eddie Franks, who is working at his trade as steamfltter with HIck-Sehl here, is the boy. He n 125-pounder and fans who have seen him work out are crazy to see him In the ring. They are going to get a peep at him tonight, but on January 7th, If all joes well, they will see him as one of the principals in a bout with Spider Wlnkler, now In Great Falls. Fans should note Franks' style In the ring tonight, for the boy is a comer. The other preliminaries will be up to the usual high standard set by the club, and fans who have been, rushing, for seals all day are not going to be disappointed. CALGARY SPORT WRITER RAPS WEEKS-BISHOP DUO {'By naslus in the Calgary News- Telegram.) Not so many days ago we were In receipt of a long letter from Biddy Biahop, manager ot "Billy" Weeks, the Canadian champion middle- weight, telling us of all the good battles Weeks had had, how many more he was, to have, and bringing out the fact clearly that. Mike Gib- bons, claimant of championship hon- ors in the United. States, "had two hurdles to jump before reaching the and Weeks." Weeks-floss Match Off Saturday afternoon news came in from Lethbridge 'that the Hcss match, scheduled for that city, December 27, was off, for the reason that Bishop insisted on naming his own referee; wanted .the long end of tho purse and among other various wanted two round trip tickets from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Lethbridge. Saturday afternoon in The News- Telegram an account was carried of the bout AVeeks had, Friday night, in Winnipeg. Just who Rowlands Is we are unable to have never heard his name mentioned before in bo.uts with, any topnotchers. It is a poor "showing for Weeks and clearly knocks the edge off all the publicity 'which has been given Weeks by Canadian sporting pages the last.few weeks. Indeed, if Weeks :were the class we were led to be- lieve he "was by the numerous "ad- vertisements" of Bishop, he would clean up such 'boxers as Rowlands in four, or five rounds. He would not'ask to name his own referee. He would take any. old purse offered him In the first few bouts to show the public Weeks _had the_ class 'Above all, he would come out with a lot of preposterous "demands" that makes every lover of good clean spoit sick and tired. Bishop Starts Wrong H .Bishop .already is starting his holdup game, It Is time that he, along with his: "alleged" champion, hike off to little old New York and join the Willards and Joneses' and 'the rest of the "show-mc-the-al- of which there is quite a few in that neck of the woods. There is no room for that class in -Western Canada and the sooner they find it out the better it is for all kinds ot sports. From all reports, Weeks would not have found Young Al Ross, of Lethbridge, "easy pickings" and this may have Influenced his decision to try to hold the Lethbridge sports up. GUNBOAT SMITH OUTFIGHTS FRANK MORAN IN 10 ROUNDS New York, Dec. Smith, of this city, outfought Frank Moran. of Pittsburg in six rounds of a ten-round boxing contest in Brooklyn last night. Moran made, the better showing in three of the rounds, and in another, the first the exchanges were even. Of the two heavyweights, Smith was active and but wild, while Moran was-slow and missed several opportunities. Smith forced the figh't- ing until the fifth round, when Moran cornered him anil niisost ended the contest with a short arm blow on the jaw that made Smith groggy. Smith rallied, and punched Moran in the next three rounds. In the last round Moran was aggressive. The weights were: Smith Moran 197 pounds. KNOX DEFAULTS Knox defaulted to G. X. in the City Basketball League fixture last night.: This puts a finish to the' league and all Jjasketball interest, is now_cen- tiered .in 'the "Uarqston-ijem- bridge game on Dec. 29. A practice1 game was held in- stead, and the local boys are getting In good shape for the clash with the southerners. The City League ended with "Y" leading, G. X. second, Kaox. third and Battery fourth. fc PUIS ZULU KID OUTIN11IH Flyweight Champion of World Mitkes Great Hit In Lon- don Fight London, Deo. tiy- wolght champion of England, knocked out Frankie Di Meli, known as "Young Zulu of Brooklyn, in the elev- enth round of their match Monday. By MB victory, Wilde reaffirmed Ilia right to the title of lightweight champion of the world. The contest was to hive gone twenty rounds of three minutes. Both men were under weight and appeared to be in excel- lent condition. They fought fast and furiously. The early rounds were about even, with the "Young Zulu the aggressor. In the eleventh round Wilde sent the "Kid" to the ropes with a strong left to the jaw. Clinging to the ropes the American fighter took a dozen hody blows and l.hen dropped on one knee. As soon as the "Kid" regained his feet Wilde shot smash- Ing right and left blows to the jaw. flooring the whose seconds, without waiting for the count, throw uii a towel. Calgary. Dec. Runuors compet- ing in the road 'race operated by the Calgary Herald will ,be .disqualified from comnetitions after the war. This is the ruling of the Amateur .union oil the event scheduled by the evening paper in' question for Christmas Day. That the, penalty inflicted by the .union on such -athletes may be more serious if semi-pro, boxers compete in the race 13 certain. The. action of the. union is. in keep- ing 'with the ruling 'of the governing body, composed' oi the representative athletic loaders in all parts of the province, and their action Is. receiving province-wide support! Local athletes, who have planned on running on the holiday because the race was advertised 'as sanctioned will be glad to have the facts properly set before them as above; 't Vancouver, U. C., Dec. Vancouver players top the scoring lists, imA.Portland furnished the "had man" in the official records of the I Pacific Coast Hockey compiled up to and including last Tuesday's matches. Hoberts, the former Montreal star, Is the leading goal-getter, with nine In four matches, while he also breaks in the assist column with one to his credit. Right behind him In scoring Is "Cyclone" Taylor, the Ty Cobb in hockey, who is now recovering from an attack of appendicitis. Following is the scoring tahle: As- Ga. Ols. sists Pis Roberta, Van. Taylor, Van..... Stanley, Van. Kerr, Spok...... Mackay, Van. L. Patrick, Spok. Walker, Seattle Nichols, Spok. .Morris, Seattle McDonald, Spok. Dunderdale, Port. Tobin, Port...... Harris, Port. Johnson, Port. Wilson, Seattle Irvin. Port...... Mallcu, Spok. Lloyd Cook, fipok. -1 F. Patrick, Van. -I Genge, Spokane 4 Foxyston, Seattle 4 Rowe, Seattle 4 Van......- Marples, Port. Griffie, Van. Rickey, Seattle Riley, Seattle Totals J 3 4 -I 4 I 4 4 4 4 4 4 l 4 4 4 I 1 10 jl s s SMOKERS' REQUISITES IS THE ANSWER Choosing cigars or pipes solves the perplexing problem of what to give the man. Nothing else Is quite so acceptable. Cigars, pipes, tobacco, pouches, humidors or ash trays arc bound to win the respect and admiration for the giver. Can't you imagine the joy of the man who receives them for Christmas? They arc truly a man's gift. Any of these will please him immensely. He would buy them here himself. All discriminating smokers do. CURLING 's The Cadillac challenge games last night were very uninteresting both from a spectator's and players' stand- point. Johnson and Clarke held Mar- noch and Carberry down to the tune of 35 to 5. The ice was in splendid shape.on all four.sheets. Tonight, is ladies' night and they are expected to turn out in full strength as the ice is just theii weight The games last night resulted R. Baldry W. L. McKenzie J. S. Gather R. R. Davidson Dr. W. K. Marre Jas. Aird J Marnoch 2 It D. ,..2D E. Davis H, Pilling W.' Grey H. Menzle D. D. McNabb J. S. Kirkham C. E. Carberry.3 L. W. Clark.....15 (Special to tlm Herald! Cardston, Dec. people of Cardston are at last to have a firsti class hospital. Quietly but effective- ly the work has been accomplished n'nd today the scheme is fully afoct and the good pushers behind it in- sure its success. A new company has been incorpor- ated called the Cardston Hospital Lim- ited, and today a 'building was pur- chased for anil it is proposed to have it equipped and in operation by the first of the year. The capital stock is placed at ten thousand dol- lars and it is being rapidly taken np. The officers were elected as follows: President. H. Mclnlosli; vice-prea., E. J. Ivlns; secretary. John Ibey; trea- surer, C. M. Fletcher. The directors as named are: Dr. R. W. Lynn, H. lie- Intosh, Hugo' Weiss, John Ibey, E. .1. Ivlns, H. W. Pilling, E. B. Cook, J. J. Galbreath, 0. W. Burt, Dr. C. M. Flicher, Mrs. Edna H. Plllins and A. W. Pitcher. The shares are placed at twenty-five dollars and all the.farmers approached are much lu favor of the scheme and ire taking hold of the proposition in a very business-like way, writing out their cheques for one or. more shares whenever asked by the directors. Interest has been awakened in this matter through the advocacy of muni- cipal hospitals and through the great need here as well as the care for hu- man life and the wounded as demon- strated in :thts great war. R. W. Pilling has beeii the live wire iu helping this proposition to a real- ization of fulfilment. More Weddings On December 15th there was a very pleasant gathering at the home ot Mr. and Mrs. Ezra -Hanson near Aetna, on the occasion of th'e marriage of their third daughter, Miss Mabel C. Hansell, to Mri Seth H. Nelson. The ceremony was performed by President Edw. J. Wood in the pres- ence bf most of -the members of the two families "and a wedding repast that wiil.'lbng be .remembered by all the fortunate guestsVwas one of the pleasing features. Mr. Nelson, the groom, is approach- ing his final examination as a law student, bavins been with -Mr. S. Johnston, barrister of Cardstoii, for several years past. The people ot Aetna are congratulating the young couple, although they will greatly miss the bride because of her activity in all lines of church work and her kind- iy, considerate treatment of all her many acquaintances. Tho young peo- ple will reside in Carilstou Married people should not refer to "blue Monday" it falls on the 18th of December, as it was a wedding day for one couple and the beginning of a wedding tour for two other happy pairs leaving Cardston itation by this morning's train. John Stot.t and Miss J. Bierens de- parted for the south, and there are whisperings that, tell of their contem- plated marriage when they reach Salt Lake City and the Temple there. Orville Smith and Miss Anderson of Raymond also departed for the I south with a like object in view. The groom is from Champion and has been attending the Knight Academy at Raymond. This afternoon Win. G. Stewart, a young fanner" qf the Lethbridge dis- trict, was married by Prcs. Wood to Miss Lily Gold of Mt. View. The bride's parents and two sisters were present and they .will celebrate the event in their hohie town. Mr. Stewart came from Toronto and has farmed successfully north- east of Lethbridge during the past four or five years. The young people will reside on the farm and will be members oi the Lethbridge Ward of the L. D. S. Church. i On Friday evening iabt the Alberta Stake Theatrical company presented the sacred opera "Saul, King of Is- at Magrath. While only a fail- sized audience greeted the performers, it was a very appreciative one and gave the performers .unstinted' ap- plause for their well rendered efforts. Some seven automobiles conveyed the members of the company to and from ous sister burg and owing to sundry punctures and break-downs, all did not" arrive in Cardston until the "wee sma' (Special to the Magrath, Dec. 19. The Magrath Trading Co. is busy moving into Us new home on the corner of Broadway and .Main. The new pressed brick iitructure which has replaced the old iniilding is one of the largest, best appointed and most neatly finished buildings of iis kind in all western Canada. With a floor space 55 x 100 and a ful! glass front tho company now has ample room to display Us great assortment of new goods and Christmas novelties. The building, while no doubt a product of boom times, is a credit only to Ma- grath but to the whole south country. Another business concern ia also moving into new quarters this week. Mr. Geddes is moving his hardware establishment from the old Magratb Sample Room into his new building: just north of the post office, where he will have more room to take caro of his rapidly growing business. Wm. Murray. Gait, and Win. Slater. North Dumfries, pioneer residents are dead. PROVIDE MJLK FOR BABIES Berlin. (By Wireless to The Rockefeller war relief commis- sion, says an Overseas News agency announcement, has obtained permis- sion to import from Switzerland SO tons qf condensed .milk month. "Eleven thousand five 'hundred babies in Warsaw ami '5000 in adds the statement, thus receive a dally ration of mift. The German railroads will shin the milk free of charge." IDEAL CHRISTMAS Touring; Runabo.ut Couyelet Sedan FORD GARAGE 1232 THIRD AV6. 8., LETHBRIDGE THE FRANK HEDLEY DRUG CO. Carry Prices 10c to JB.CO. Oujrjnteed Fresh. J. D. Hiirtnbotham Co., Limited, WHOLESALE CHEMISTS PHONE 322 Our stock of Nellson's is always fresh and varied N Prices range from 60 cents to J7.50 AUTO OWNERS AUTO ROBES We are agents for a special rubber lined Auto Robe and invite your inspection. SQUEEGEE DIAMOND TIRES We are exclusive agents for Southern Alberta for the celebrated Squeegee Diamond Tire. Baalim Motor Co. HARRY HOLMAN, MANAGER ;