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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta DKCEMBER 1917 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THKEE 'BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus I TO rmHT WITH JUST 60 I Vftt, FI4HYIH t KNOW BUT OOKT XCU THINK. I'M A LITTLE Idtrsvdt Line Heavy on the Ed. Smith, Sporting Edlter, "Chicago Chicago. Itl. "We src" promoting boxing here.- Phil middleweight training with Packey McFarland, natch here with Al. Roai- Would greatly appreciate courteay If you .will wire uj collect, jour opinion of Harrlaon'a ability and H he ahouM be able to 9! v, patron. here a good ten round exhlbrtlon.' Lethbridge Sporta Blub, Peri 6. Brown, Mr.' 8mith'c' Spartx Club, Lelhbridce, Alta. "Regard Harrlion aa equal of any middleweight III country right now. He il aatlafactory -Ww. Smith." There, Mr. Fan, ii the real depe on Phil Harrtaon, wha Voung Al. Hoaa in Lethbridge on Now Eve. It from the foremost boxing authority In the United States. IV comet from -.the, man who has referred more big bouta acron the line than any other one man. It comei from Ed. Smith, known aa the leading Chicago wrllrr on boxing eventa. Atk anyone who haa followed the ring game and ho will tell you who Ed. Smith la. When Tommy Buma pro- moted the famoui Pelkey-MeCarttiy heaveywelght bout In Calgary a. few yeara ago he sent to Chicago and eecured Ed. Smith to up and referee the match. The Sporti Club knew from Harrlaon'i record that he waa a good man They knew from local recommendjrllone. And Ihey knew the fact that he It travelling with Packey McFaHand, the pride of Packington. But they wanted la give the double ao the above wire tent and the very iatlafa'etory reply, of Mr. Smith received. The Club h" been combing 'the coaat and mountain for a match for Rota, but had exhauJted all avenuei when'Phll Marrl ton recommended, and at conilderable expenae he la being brought to Lethbridge to ahow UM a real ring (Kfllbltlon, and Incidentally to show'the fane Jurt how faat, tht loca.1 Idot, Young Ross, on travel when -called upon. New Yeara la the big boxing date In the'Stalei and England, but It waa decided to bring UK match en New Years Eve lo give Harriton plenty ef time to get to the big soldier camp at where he will be 'one of a number at boxing intlructon during the winter training period. Tnere Itnt a fan who hatn'l he will be there. Hundreda are coming from Taber, MUK River, Covittt, Foremoit and from alenf, ihe Aldenlde line whers they are taking to varloue ring garnet In a way that eur- orlsea the ,fane Thevbeut without a deubt will be the Elnewt ever ctaged here, and Young Al. Roee la going to be In ahape to defend Thote wno aaw him dlafwtt of Al. Moore ether doubt that oan rt either. Pat Excites Inspiration Tie prowets of Lleolerianl Pal O'Brlen, .Momemco'OTlitor with Uw rHoyal Klrliig Corrs nrltaln, escaplnf from Germany while under guard, haa exclled axjinlrvilon '.throiieliool the snllre world. We reprint bere an original poem from (Tio Herald, com- Ing from the ol Roland Hathbone, a writer of no mean ability: An Extt (To Palrick O'Brien of Memeiice, III., aTlattrr In tbe Caaadlaa air xr- whom German ealptre w- nnable to retain after, haft a doae Hun airmen had been foal la ca Urlna; him.) _ v Shame on re, Pat O'Brien! j Twis a mean trick ye Te vlat and left Hie, kalaer flat Afiid dlvel a WEmid ye aid! Twill, break o'Laarj'i tmtUtf To thlak a man named Wtwld (Ive a dev old of hla Tae irfat ill; llal! We know ibovt twijlrtyililiiei. ruth,'i connon chat The rowi re raised uaotur, tho Ed. Collins of Chicago White Sox Is Monarch ol; Keystone Sackers No Second Baseman in 70 Years Established Record of All- Around.Usefulness That He Infielder Is At His Best in "Money" Games By Al Munro Ellis H cost Cliarlea Comlstey lo secure Edward but lhe baseball Worlil feels (Lot the boes of the v.-orld 'champions got one ol llie greatest birgams In baseball alatory. "The greatest all-around second Wrestling Harrison-Ross Boat Closes Year Tww all rf that! bad a. fcoi up wW temfa Aid lei Ike cootMa Ull, Aa4 otrer M to fall, It is Good Plan to Have Your Car Overhauled Once a Year Is is bound to save big repair and mtybe acci- dents later on. Now, that the weather is cold and yoOr car K standing idle, anyhow, -is the best tine to have it done. whan me weather, axiim yex wurt ftfr'mr, tfiln, H Wlirilke'the will 4e benaee H wrll dene Bijou Motor Parlors THt HOUM OP SERVICE fIFTH LITNMfMC bastmm that ever lived" Is it Col- next daya will be onea Fn aoort calendar of Southern Alberta. Here's UK line- up: Saturday evening, December 22 Champion, Frmnk Taylor and Water Ander- aon will tangle In a wreatllrn- match. Frank Ii. a brother of Jack Baylor, who Is now nearing the top of the wrestling ladder aouth of the line. On Friday com-' Ino down from Barons, Taylor and Andercon tangled on the train, adding hugely to the enjoyment of ttw.tedioui r'.de. The dispute will be Milled In tp-' 'night.': Thursday evening, December 27th, Barons will be the >cene: of When Alex. Munro, (the Scotch champion and Walter An- will go .to the mat In a. flnlah match for the champion- ship of Canada. Itwill be'a great bout and will attract a large ber of Lethbridge fans who Ire willing to bet a little coin of the realm'on the reault. Saturday evening next, Decem- ber 29th, at Vulcan the lid will be pried off the wrestling game when Munro and Frank Taylor will clath in a flnlch match.. Thle bout l a Picker Me- Firland itjrle.of fighter. The fine know ecrrwthlng about what Roaa tan do In that line hlmMlf, and. tf there, an any who not be on deck for trie fuu It wlil be becaiiM they are elck In bed. So It's a bwty week ahead. jlns Is called. The title seems to Til. Since the national game originated nearly seventy years ago no keystone- sacker has established a record for all- around effectiveness that equals' that of the one-time collegian. Coition hu compiled a grand batting average Inat only, one second baseman has eiceeded; his mark In the fielding division, places him near lhe lop In tbe ranking of the greatest lufialders bt ail'time. Collins knows bul few peers in'base-running today, and there -never was a second baseman who was fleeter afoot than this While Soi wouder. Bul, best ot all Collins is oi ttie' smartest men thai ever donned baaeball armor.. Proof No Infielder, and in. fact.DO flayer has shown as great a record for play- Ing In 'games steadily (14 .Collins has. He .Joined Connie'. Slact's Athletics In 19K, takiog part In sli ganics unflcr Ho of Sullkan. TUB neit sea- son he played under hli own name, laklng psj-t In 1C games. In 13U8 tie ilayed in 102 games, while Connie was nienllnK with Eddie at tccoad, shortstop and tlie Uiree oultltli posllIonB. He started the season of 1909 at sec onu, and bis reigned the king uf the keystone sack ever since. From 1903 lo 1814, while playing with lhe Atn- lellcs, CoUIns was abspnl from' the ]me-upkln but 33 Kames, out ot a lota! of 924, and In the three following years with ILe While has not missed an Inning since 1915, when Cornlskcy Wew In one-twentieth ol a million dollars for PMdle world's championship. Collins Is ono ol the hardest working j players In "the game today. And he' IB one ot lhe Earnest. No belter evi- dence of. lata can be subm'tled tha statement that he has played In 4G9 consecutlre games. Ho hasn't missed one contest since tbe latter carl ot the 1914 eeasoii. Eddie has felt really clck and wzs advised to laVo a lay-off. But-hc knew that his team needed ho went into games on those a Ok, tackol aa Irtea trlckl MANAGEiOWHS St. liOnls, Mo.. Dec. report thai "Wild Bill" Ii ID hero as manager of thie St. LOB Is Xat- loizl Leatrne clntt vfefl dealerl last ntftil br President JUcker, of that clpfc. A'conTtronco between. Miller niariaEer of the N'ew York Anterl- cfibs aod BnaiDeBs Manager Qufnn of St. IjQU.3 ortr the transfer cf Secwid Prill, of Rrowns, (o the win with- out result. Hafplns knovn Lo have made .ol seTcfalj nlajerji for Pimtt, bni aJI bare br an, rt tlM A local lonsoriaj artist Has a gun Oa his hip, f i Metaphorically For the rode peraon conimlisloned him T i To ihave the Duke. j The artiste Of the razor and strop Can never torgct Nor forgive lo his prlda Sustained on that Memorable occasion, Whin Arrayed In frock coat A new shave j And massago He hurried to The viceregal train To pnl' The Duke's countenance In order r'or local Inspection, .Only to find His Eicellener Had bad them trimmed At Qrannm. Howeter ISB was taken, oft a viceregal cl'ear Foanc! lato the poctot Of camogllaged artiste Who, while snjoylns lhe weed, Conjured up .Uaapeakaalo things 4 For Iho punishment Of the perperlralor Ot tii Meanly All ot Koacbud Puck Will Be In Play This Sea .on More information as Pacific northwest ice hockey (.earns will line up nrhen tho season geta under way Is COUI.'DK to hand, as de-talU of tho Cana- dlnn draft are out. The Portland "Rosebuds1' are belter prepared to open'the season-than any of the other clubs, according la Alan- agor Do'BH- Whilo contracts hara not Tct been entered Into, pending deflnJta action uy leaguo officials, It la known former ruemhers ot the team are ready-to, start.. "Moose" Johnson, Charles' Tommy'Dundcrdale, "Smoky Al Barljour, Tommy Murray, ant! arc on the ground. G, To-- bln, brother of Charles, and a., former., Canadian hockey star, also is ready lo be signed up, as is Charles Uksila, a youugeter with all Iho earmarVa of a coming star. Duffy Lewis, now yeoman in the and 'fiUtloned' at the Island Nary Yard, organized' a ball team among the sailors, which will play winter bsaeball in Call: (ornla. GREAT WRESTLING mm AT BARONS Thurs., December 27th 'BETWEEN i ALEX. MUNRO. Undltpvtcd Champion Britlah Wre.tler. 219 Ita, and WALTER ANDERSON Champfon of Canada, weight 200 Iba. Mitch lo .be In the CMchhat-Calch-Can twv.eut of Ihraa COME AND SEC THE BIG FELLOWS MEET THIS TIME FOR BLOOtf Munro It th< cnly white man who haa defeated the Japaneae wreatkra In "their own atjrle Jlu Jltau. GOOD BOXING GENERAL ADMISSION feOO Buy Your Motorist Friend v Something Useful for Christinas. THE FOLLOWIMQ ARC-A FEW OF THE MANY. WC HAVE TO YOU: IMir Gtnfei (TNI Jl.M Fkik Lictofrm .V........ Drraf Ntb, per par................ r Dwfc MilTntaMt Lwp., t.ct Search W.Sfl fctfattr Corm from J4.H to BAALIM MOTOR CQ. HOMl OF THE cHErVROLET OF UNION HABrTT ;