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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY. DECEMBER 22, 1917 THE LETunmnGE PAGE ELEVEN ADDITIONAL SPORT HIS WEAK SPOT CLINE LASI WEEK au-J nianv arc lobfclug to sco ouie radical action takeu against pitchers. Among tho suggestions hith will uo made to tlie rules com- illtee will be that ot President Tea- T to reduce the size of the plate an uch to two Jnch'i3. The home jilate now 17 Inches wide, and a reduc- on would give the pitcher a harder target at which to shoot. Critic lirings Up Old Bout When Frankie Fleming, Canadian Featherweight Champion, Knocked Leonard Out in the Fifth Round Irish Patsy Cllno Istl't good enough just j'et to take the title Iroin Denny Ixiouard, but ho proved conclusively In I'hllly ihnt ho "lielonEs" to a tou- notch fighter. Ho was bcalen hy tho champion, 'but only after giving hitn a stiff argUDieut. In the (bird rnund Patsy managed to get a right across to Denny's chin which staggered the clumipton and forced him to hold for n moment or two. Recovering, nrd stepped out and cut Ctlno'3 cyo, staggered him, battered him about, and had him all iiut iu at tho bell of Hie sixth round. Clhia has cleverness all admit. Imt in Btagsedns I.oonard lie showed that his knockouts of McAndrewa and Paul were no flukes. He can hit. Also that rlijlil punch on Leonard's proves ivliat many have claimed that Leon- ard lias what is called a "glass jaw" that Is. a chin more than ordinarily to he able- to avoid being hit It's Just as important as Ijelng able to hit the other fellow." f.ibsoii was financially able to carry out juat tbat sort of a policy. Denny had no chance to holler about "othur fellow" making more money than he, for Gibson always took goo; care of htm In that respect Fleming Stopped.Him Jtist wheu thought ho wai nil right for big game he stacked up against Prankio Fleming, the Cairn dJan and Fleming knackec him cold In fire rounds and then i was a case of back to semi-wind up ab'alu. Thpso unpleasant experience at the hands of Fletnlnij (lid inore lhan anything to good sensitive pr Eusceptlblo punch. Gibson Saw It First Five -years ago, when ive pre- dicted Ixionard's ascension to the lightweight throne. ISIlly Gibson, with full knowledge of Leonard's one weak in Iho wo rid. to inaki Leonard pay heed toGlbsuu. Ho com plained no mure. Hen ny's cleverness was Each that the fan bcgari to rave about him Gibson start ed him. From the dny that he took o Joo Mandot, (he southern champion and knocked him. out, Uo has been th lightweight sensation. Feiy have bee able to hit him on that sensitive chin but It Is generally understood now [ha It is there." Eddie Dorsey reached It i jraint, was schooling him to conceal I his Buffalo bout, with Leonard, stag -that weak point or make It Impossible I goring the champion and almost uuse of reach. IJeniiy was kept in and "semi" class until his patience was at tho breaking point. He saw 5 boys of his piyu class, or somewhat' he-. if low his standard, passing recognition In main bouts and newspaper publicity whiio Glhsob i: kept light hltvera who Leonard meeting coming up or veterans slipping but all with Ihelr punch gone. Of kept on winning. Aiso he kept on learning. When he re- preached Gibson, whicli was very often during, one period at his career with the lament, "I can beat those fellows. They're. getting main bouts and I'm still fighting prelims, and I know in fir >ny heart I can beat them. Get me so-and-so' and what's-his-uamo" (men- lionlng his chief rivals.) But Gibson only smiled. mind i those fellows, the sub- [slance-.of-his rejoinder. "Vou keep J right on going against the men I pick -for you get so that no ,ono can'', hit- you or "muss your hair, then We'll'rlake on, main bouts. When start, jitter game 1 want yoii A Suggestion for SemtaClauis What better gift than Ihe 6ne Which will niako his daily morning shave 'en- jdjrable. The is" the practical razor il is stropped, shaved with without Lik- ing apart. It is the only thought the latter club should pay "I'm not making any said Alexander, "but 1 Ihlnk the public hould know the situation. Seven years ago Philadelphia paid for me. They Bold mo for Hard work brought about a boom In my stock, and tlie man who did the work ought 'o get some of it." Alexander said ho expected to leave 'or hla Lome at SI. Paul, Nebraska, list night He has not yet s'lgued a contract with Chicago. Tho Lethbrldgo Curling club have everything In iioe shape for the com- ng which opens on Xiuae. Day with that good old ovtriit the Pre- sident vs. llio Vice-President, and Wed- nesday next V.-IU ECO Iho opening of the most popular event of th? curling year, the Hed Cross Bonsplci. The President Vice President This com lit Ion Is for every curler in tho club, and it Is hoped every mem- ber will te out on Xinas. Day dolns Itattlq in this'event. Rinks are IIOIY being lined up, and any member or in- tending, member not yet in a rink for this competition should get in touch with Mr. U W. Clark or Mr. J. y. GENERAL SHERMAN'S FAMOUS REMARK J. H. Calbralth, of Columbus, Ohio, writing to the York World, gives place and date to a remark which ius been widely credited to General Wil- liam He says: "Inansier to! tncjuirlet as to where General William T. Suurusyn said war was bell, and to refute Intimations that he never said It ul all, tho Columbus Ulspatch asserts that General Sher- man said It ill Columbus on August II, 1SSD, and in support of the assertion produces from its files a copy of short address he made'there at that time in which the now defini- tion of war was inade. "Tho occasion was a reunion of the ciril war soldiers of Ohio. President Hayes was a guest of honor and most of Hie living generals of the civil war wcro present. The addresses were made In the open In Franklin park. It was ralntng hard when General Slier- The three words that tell the whole of a perfect cup of coffee, from plantation to breakfast "SEAL BRAND" COFFEE. [a 1 and 2 pound ting. fine ground for Percolators. Never sold in bulk. is? CHASE SANliOKN, MONTREAL. that old soldlors continued: did not mind rain, j Vou all kpov.- that 1 BOXING NOT ILLEGAL Now York, Dec. discharg- ing yesterday 10 men arrested at box- Ing bouts, which Includes houses, here 113 promoters or spectators, .Magistrate Corrlgan questioned Ihe constitutional- ity of the'state law prohibiting boxing untl expressed the opinion that if the statute wcro tested It would be de- clared void. Two boxers who took part In a club bout wero held In }50 ball for trial, however. THE THING WE FIGHT New York World: Little ajlention'ls- paid lo the. torpedoing of Apapa' anil loss of eighty is sucli an1 old.story! Bui it is a story as brutal as ever; no warning; a second torpedo' as women and children were being put into boats; gunfire on the boats wards; murder even of Burvivore. This U we fight and will fight: man's turn came to speak, but he mood i tlifs la noi soldiering There Is many out uncoTered and delivered his short !a boy here today who thinks war ia speech. As published, [t contained all glory, but, hoys, it Is all'hell. You Hamilton, or else call at the rJiik on just 30S words. Alluding to the fact [can bear that warning to generations Saturday or Monday evening. First draw second draw 3 p.m. The Red Cross Bonsplel This event has become a iioputar fix- lure, 'the object is to raise funds to fie divided, between the Lethbridge Kcd.Sro.ss'and; LO.D.E. open' to all comers, entry for'each rink Tills event starts on Wednesday even-1 Ing next, and entries'should he made as soon as possible with-any one of (he bonsplel committee, namely, C. K. Carberry (or W. J. Nelson J. S. Kirkhain, D. D. McNabb, and John Marnocb, who wDl-givs Intending eu-j trants every assistance. Rules to Rlriks Every rink shall contain cither two green curlers, two ladles, or a lady and a green curler.- The club will provide rocks, but not brooms; 'and will also find any rink which wishes it with a skip. Entries are expected from business houses, societies and tho like, and the indications are that this event will be one of the most successful events ol its. kind. yet to come. I look upon it with horror, but if it has to copie, 1 am here." This last clausa brought great ap- plause, and when it subsided general proceeded on another line ot thought." tween a. professional puclltsVand his Ban Johnson and .Are Working, on New Plan To Help Cliicago, Dec. 'committee :onslsthig of B. Johnsoa, president >f the American League, and Angukt Hcrrrasnn, chairman of tho national commission, appointed al fha 'recent conference here of tho club owners of tho major leagues to revise the sys- tem of .dividing tho receipts ot the world's scries among the flavors each year, loday are working on two tenta- tive plans. One plan erild to bo favored by John- son, would allow only the teams 'fin- ishing In tho first division, to share In (he receipts, (he amount to be filed by the position in which they finished. Tho olher, Eald to have been suggest- ed by Herrmann, would divide Ibe players' share of the monev among the first seven teams, fearing only the lail endcra without a portion of the big stake. Whether either of the proposed plans will bo approved or whether the old system of permitting only two teams engaging In tho series to have a sharo will remain In force, must be determined by further conferences, it was said. The idea of 'leltlng oilers than the champions of their respective leagues participate In money derived frdm the annual event Is brought forth, It was paid, for the purpose, of stimulating ball players to glvo their best efforls to the end of the season, overi'though (heir club may have no chance for a pennant. PITCHERS HAVE ADVANTAQE Is Is Likely That Nitlonal League Meeting Will Make Important Chungw With only half a dozen National I-caguo batters breaking Into (he charmed .300 class j last aoasoa, there Is apt to he ngitallon at Iho coming moetlng of tho Tener magnates to- ward curbing the pitchers. It Is gen- orally agreed among baseball men thai nowadays .tie pitcher too ranch Wr the bat- f.er. CorUlnV.'the gafso wjxild be more there aife hlt- Pitching as exciting snnl! races. fans wont to see lota of hitting and plcnly of runs scored. All of the'trfclrs Wtohers to mako Iheln delivery cffec- tlre would Iwoandnil hyjfcany bisa- ball followers..' Prcsldefit Ta.utr Is (hosts favor the carting of privileges ,of.; pltchen. sessoB he wenl on'rocord the ortdry h.allr tplt.k.11, t.l- Cllm 'powder hall nnd tho other tffcli flings of the heavers In hfi orianlza- tion. No action was lakin bjrlha Atnerl- can last year-on the iplt ball. The .Vallonal league tho question to Ihe rules commlfteo Buat-..np of members ot b'olli Unjucs. (his body did not meet, 710 action was taken on Uip .maUetv-the ject' will, up both le Choi ce CONFEinQNERY The (lift That Pleases Every Woman We have an assortment that wifl make selection easy. Hot drinks and other refreshments nicely served. It's a little further to the Empire, THE MMPIRE HIGH GRADEF AMERICAN i DENTISTRY 10 off your bill i HERE IS YOUR TUNITY TO HAVE NECESSARY WORK DONE. OUT THIS ADVEH-V AND PRESENT O.UR.LETHBRIDflE OFFICES': BEFORE JANU- ARY 12TH, IT WILL TtTLE ;TO TIONV-OF OUR- REGULAR We ofTir 'i READY ;Y6tr Want one attractive fancy hpx.df candy if not more. We have just made iip some exceptionally fine goods and the price is right. Then' we have a variety of Xmas candies ribbon candy baskets, canes, etc. Everything fresh and sold, at our two :.storesVf4iat the factory in the K. P. 'Building and at ,the Hole ur the Wall in the-Alexandra Hotel Building. OTBRTOGCHOCOLATE Pbone 1566 You'll be sure of a fine Christmas Cake or Pudding if you get one of ours. They are now ready for you. It'i unnecessary, to tell'you how they made and what they are made to know that! you'll like them and lik'efyoii.' We know how to make fine. The Is In the e.stlng. Kindly phone orders for-Cream Puffs. j You'll riot be sorry if you get some. We invite you and see our display of cakes and pastries. SCHWEITZER'S CAKE K. P. Building Fifth Strtrt S. Phone 1566 v i equipped off lew. DENtlStRV XS WE PRACTISE it IS A GJEKTIE ART ards and Nelson MlLeTHBRIOOE CRItTALL I-LOCK SPECIAL PRICES ON Suit Cases, Club Bags and Trunks Sorely yon haven't to inrhde luggage on Christmas EsL TM may have thought h too expensive gift, but yonf be surprised how far rov Moey 'goeshere. Luggtjt iti'gkei i wondtrfulV gin my man or nwmsf They all travel, In it least No how far it or tiow rtojhlt H l< hanAxL H ihrough Art ttceHtni MM neW en display. BAGS TRUNK W JIN Alberta Saddlery Co., Limited ;