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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DATLY HERALD, PAGE THREE, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22..1918 SECTION HERALD Heavies 4 Battle To-night between Barney Dreyfuss unil Oarr. Hcmnann was no myth, it has bee natched up apparently, and liotli o tliu National league solons their way to other parts. Trailing is a rumor that the reason lor patching np dif- ferences between the two lies In tho erenc robability that Dreyftiss Is about to Winkler and'Eddie Bayley'arid Engle Wants Match A few years ago, Lethbrldge fans were strong on'the lightweight fight- In they'never saw anything else in action. 'This wiritsr, however, they .have had a run ot matches in the: middleweight class have shown- they, likad the brand. However, the south to return to its old love.: The lightweight stuff Is coming back, and instead of hard hitting, they are going to sep a dis- play of footwork-and fast mitt-work which will. give them something, new to fan about. .Articles were.sent oft, this morning for a match here on Jan 2nd between Eddie. Franks of :Leth bridge and Spider Winkler of Great fans ot the city have seen Eddie Franks-in action. AlMhey are asking now is: "How good is the other fel WlhklW has' about 26 or 30 battles in his string, most of them fought down in the Twin Cities srec tion. He has been beaten, has draws decisions and knockouts. He is a 125 pound boy. who blaze; of speed George Harris, Cohen's manager says Winkler is a .rangy .lad. who smothers his man; anil is great on the in-flght- Those who saw Eddie.Franks tn action will'know that the-, same ties crlptlon ills him.-.Harris declares that a go between Pranks, and -W.nkler should be one of the grandest ten Jound affairs ever pulled off here The bojs are to ran at 12b pounds That is match No 1 Then there is. a match between Joe Bayles and Harry Anderson coming up Thej should mil here on the. evening of Jan 17th this will be for tha lightweight chamnionshio of Cana da After that Eddie Franks wants go with cither ot the pair George Bnsle of Frisco a fast boy of 133 Bounds also wants to come along George Harris Cohen s manager hav Ing been instructed to secure a date for him is something in store set fof the fans Ybunl! Boss fo leave in a tew days for the midflle states where ho will trj to secure somo battles with bojs of note Ross' tour will be closels by Lethbrldge Jans Rucker is Through r Joins-Heroes of the Past Chicago, Doc. plans go awry, the' fight fans will have an opportunity tonight to decide If there is any heavyweight in this country entitled to a 'match with Jess Willard. Tonight at St. Paul, Fred Fulton will mtet Frank Moran in a teif-round scrap. Meeting Moran in itself is not a supreme test, but if Ful- ton succeeds in defeating him de- cisively, there will be sufficient justification for the match, and it is known that Willard, for some reason, would rather meet Fulton than any of the other contenders. Fulton's record 10 im- pressive. He compares favorably with the champion in weight and inches, and this may be the rea- son chooses to battle with Instead of one of the little fellows. The trouble so far has been none of the promoters would take Fulton seriously as an oppo- nent to Willard, and they never will until he bolsters up his aver- age by defeating some moderate- ly good heavy ,siich as Moran. Jtl UUlt Ulllltf dispose of his baseball holdings at Pillsburj. It is said that a syndicate of Smoky City business men havi> tome to terms with the Pirate iiresy, and that just lis soon, as they are successtui in. rounding up some capable man to act as president of the club they will purchase it from Dreyfuss. Tho fact that Dreyf.uaa has ad- mitted that ho will sell this club it he sets his price, ami the probability that he may be getting weary of tho business after years in the National FRANK MORAN who mixes with Fred tonight in St. Paul. The bout will decide just how good -Fulton's .chances may. he against Champion Jess c- TRAP SHOTS SHOULD ALWAYS CLEAN GUNS ft t, (By Trapshooter) There are two methods used for cleaning a gun barrel. The first is the hot water treat- ment, but it should only'' be used if your supnly of powder solvent is ex- hausted and you are far from a store. Boiiins water is an excellent spiv ent -for' the harmful Ingredients of fouling. When poured down your barrel, it removes acids that may be present and carries away the various [.residues which are obviously more soluble in water than in oil. The hot .water ,treatment, however league, lends some strength to the tale the rounds here today. It is whispered that thn PiUsbui'B syndicate offered the presidency of the club to three -McGraw Garry Herrmann and C. Temple, once president of the. Pirates, and the donor of the famous Temple cup. Tompie. it is said, declined the of.er, saying tluit he is too far along in rears to go back into baseball now. McGraw's contract with the Giants kept him from considering it serious- ly, and Herrmann Is said to prefer to stick in Cincinnati. If McGraw ever makes a change, it is believed he will associate himself .with Charles Comlskey at Chicago and .Tames E. Gaffuey, so the story goes, will consider no club but Brook Ivu if he returns to baseball. Gaff- liey is said, to still holding a large part of the Boston stock and those who are'in on the know say he owns the ground on which Braves field IB ocated. All unusually long session of the National leaguers and the little tha Lhe league and its future was talked er during the w'eek. (By Lester Rice) icross the game s long run of 5 ears there forhaos was nevei one that took from the diamond in one fe'l swoop so many tunefiaied heroes as has 1916 Four of the games most famous characters shed the cloak of the ball field .n season just pass ed and never again will those who idolized them m -days agone match them plaj Christopher Mordecai Brown Napoleon Lajoie, Geoige Rucker They buve departed trom the turbid field of activity Bach has written finis to an, extra ordinary diamond cared Each was a powerful force m tne games uplift Bach' -fill-be remembered in tho undying of the games future Each leave? behind a uniform tin soiled, a record untarnished, a char acter unblemished Mathewson has pitched his last con test and hereafter will devote hia time ,to' directing the destinies of a tean on which he commenced his term baseball service years back The field has lost tho wizardry o aim, but retains the_cun ning of h'is'briiln But Hucker an4 Broun and Jajole will go, leaving only memories cj their glqrions valors The dlamom is to see them no more (These four men collectively hav given to the big leagues nearly three score jears of active service The oldest is "Nap Lajoie, th sturdy Frenchman, who has hoei through 20 heated tussels tajoie started and ends his bass ball life in Philadelphia He was member of the Fall Rivei team who the Philadelphia National League clu sent a acout to Judge the value o Phil Geler, a Washington boj, an In the dealtfhat followed Lajoie tva tossed in for good measure In Tall River he had been an on fielder, but when Tie went to Quake town, George Stalllngs, who was th flrat played him at tirs and then him to the midway In'which position he made hlu nam the .fonjitfy over Connie Mack is "oHntructlng a tea tit youngsters, and tyapolean'n bloo Is 10 old that he cannot qualify Most likely LAloie will retire front the' gamei His wealth grew w'lfh htf1 tenofcn, tat totlay.iaf taf drawing princely salailea for he well off in worldly goods MordeoM Bwwn. the miner, ia not beioie he foigets how to h mill' a brassio or a putter Now Bill is i one ot these fellows who forgets t count all his stroke? or the go! course He s honest l ith his goi score as the das is. long Says. Bill Tho (list rvei weijt to play golt 1 turned, in i card 04 lie never to that score since, but I in living hopps I hear that Goieinor tene imde a 96 one daj and since he conn' this sort pulled throueh the Titling again and uglin. will keep joui arm; in jvrirno condition, if used'nlter each s shooting One very'simple cffeetno waj to clean your comparatively new arm is to moisten "the interior of the .barrel by blowing .'through and nibbing out with soft rags. -The process should be continued until the rags come out perfectly oil thoroughly. All arms should be cleaned within two hours after shooting.. No gun should he set aside or placed in the gun rack until thoroughly cleaned. FORMER ENGLISH CHAMP .IS BURI'BD IN CHICAGO Chicago, Dec. once heayj weight champion of England and for :forty years the proprietor of i model saloon in Chicago buried Ilillei won pugilistic fame when, he defeated the famous Tern m a b.ittle in which he lost uatuiallj haid to get along nit on the question of golf Some da 1 m going to pla> against Tener KD H its a close one sou know how I call it CONNIE IS SORE AT BODIE San Franciboo Dec Bod: and Conine Alack ma> jet go to tl: mat before the Cow Hollow sluggi signs a contract with the Philadelph: Athletics foi the commt seison Dispatches fiom tho roda quoted Mack as crlticiz 1115 Pi ij i basins, Bodie was not niv pel 101 choice Ho 11 plas with m n not .t all and lie should be glad-to in the American league AN IDEAL CHRISTMAS GIFT The 1917 Ford Touring, Car The 1917; Ford Runabout The Ford Coiipelet The 191.7 Ford Sedan (E.O.B. Ford, Ont.) 1232 THIRD AVE. S., LETHBRIDGE MONEY BY THE HANDFUL dozen small boys' in Sncremento, Callforna, recently' found five, thou- sand dollars :in bills bidden.-In- an old can. The boys soon got rid of. three thousand dollars, buying candy in .a number of stores, leaving a handful of bills in each one. When overtaken by a policeman they .had two thousand dollars, and if an owner is not found this will be returned to' the boys. I P. C. H. L. STANDING Following is tho standing, of the Pacific Coast Hockey League to. date: W. L. G.F. G.A. i 20 25 Vancouver "Spokane Seattle Portland P.O. .600 .500 '.S.OO .-100 PENN DEFEATS 'PRINCETON Philadelphia, Dec. Univer- sity of Pennsylvania soccer team to- day .defeated 3 to 2, win-, ntng. the intercollegiate championship, The game was' played -on n sriow-cOjV- ered 1 THE LONG WAY ROUND In order .for tho wrecking, crew working on (he wreck, ot Yak on the. beach at Eoiht.Siir, Cal.; to go ashore it-was of ten'necessary for them, to go by lug.to Monterey, 46 miles, and then iiaqk by automo- bile, a distance of 9S .'.miles, to', get the other side of feet of surf. For 5Xmas Silver Plated and Other Finishes. Varied Assoi-tmeilt of Siaes. SO. Styles ,to Select From We sell Freeze" for Radiators. Baalim Motor Co. Give The SMOKERS' REQUISITE? IS THE ANSWER Choosing cigars or pipes solves the perplexing problem of what lo give the man ,m the respect Quebec.legislature passed tha grant HARRY HOLMAN, MANAGER nno million dollars to the Canadian but dirtn t intend to go to the Atlua'ict unless lie recened moie monu t'nn the local .club had been paying him plajers inckujg through papers about saline Ping commenting on this, dispatch said lie had he-., a nuJiing fio n Muck Footwear of Any Description is a Sensible. Way, to Get Over Your'Difficulties in this Line. _ Ladies' Evening Wear Lakes' House Wear Ladies' Boudoir Men'sJDanciug Pumps In Leather or or Pajpnt Men's House Wear in Leather Pnlimau or Koiueos Men's House Wear in Wool Children. A variety ot styles. Dress-or House Wear." THE PRICES ARE REASON- ABLE. INSPECTION OP VALUES AND-.STYLES. PROFITABLE TO, PROS-, 'PECT-iVE- PURCHASERS, j IT IS A PLEASURED TO EXCHANGE ALL PUR- CHASES NOT FITTING. Open j Tonight and Tomorrow Night ;