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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta KDMCSnAY. nECKMRRK 27.1010 OAH.Y HKR.U.D PAGE THREE: SECTION EDDIE FRANKS TRAINING HARD I A Likeness ol The Local Favorite j FOR BOUT WITH WINKLER, JAN. 2 Writes Local Boxing Club and Signs Himself Canadian Champion If when Young Al Ross re- turns from his "barnstorming" tour through the States, he wishes to appear in one rousing wind-up battle to round o.ut the the Lethbridge Sports Club has a %vorthy opponent awaiting him. Just today a letter camj to hand from Frank Manteil, the Frank has a great record as a middleweight. He has over 200 battles in his string and is some battler yet. Thfl fame of the Lethbndse Sports Club is spreading for Man- tell writes from Dayton, Ohio, as follows: "A few lines asking if you can use me before your club with some good man; any one whom you may select at 158 pounds at 3, o'clock to 165 pounds. I will come on reasonable terms and will assure a fight. I am the middleweight champion of Brit- ish Columbia, having defeated Blllie Weeks for that title] on New Year's Day, 1914. I am., now training for my coming fight with (Jeff Smith which ta'tes place at Baltimore, Md., on New Year's afternoon Very respectfully Frank Manteil, Middleweight Champion of Canada. The big Ibonsplel for the Red Cross, which opens at the Curling Rink tonight, has created great enthusiasm about the city, and i there are about 40 rinks entered i for the various competitions. i The first match will commence HI five o'clock this evening, and the games will 'bo carried through as speedily as possible, it is ex- pected that the bonspiel will last all of the week. The ice is in excellent condition, and a roarin' time is expected. The members of the Curling Club are requested to leave their rocks out for use of those curling in the spiel Tonight's Games 5 vs Bluckburni; Co.; .iohustono and Uii.chie City Ball and Camurou vs Court House. i 7 vs Engineers; I Aird rink vs R. N. vV. M. I'.; Foot Tog- gory vs I. II. C. vs Bank of j Commerce1. 1) vs Elks No. i 3: Hudson Bay I's llylnnds Ulock; i Autos vi Crystal Dairy; Simpson Superior Supply i Bowling with the Oily Lcasue bow lors during tile holiday spell consists ol' hitting 'em for tile spec-inl prizes! ihnnj; up by ilie alloy .management.! .inml t'llis week the bis prizes are rlug-j side seats for the Franks-Winklei1 go j on Tuesday next. Some healthy j I scores have already boon hung up. ami the conical is to keen, i. On'Christmas Shovel' Had irundling togs oii and won il'o two: boxes" of cigars' for best 10 and 5-pin j gahics. He rolled at lU-pius anil lit 'fives.'- T.IH: boys are talking a new j schedule ami it is likely a meeting will be held this week lo arrange for I the artists.. The five-pin tcvimlers wain a league i now. About .lO.muues have been j handed in. It looks yooil I'ov a lea-j Jfse Gum of Gsimptiost Sealed Tight Kept Right Though Jack'Frost hog a habit or putHnu steam and water iiipes blink, keeping'the'steam fitters busy, Eddlo the local favorite, finding .time to get. himself in great shape tor-Tuesday night next when 1 swaps "Snider" Winkler, of Great Falls. Eddie'-makes his jli g debut in this bout and ho is'leaving fijr-1 is likes Lethbrldge and wants to stick around. If he shows up the way the fans him to'do, he'll win a home sure and won't want to Not Satisfied With Decision In Last Says i He Is Willing "Durable" IkeCplien let it be known el most emphatically the other nisht af- ter the io-round rrnll with Young I I Ross that he was dissatisfied with Incidentally the, lethbridge Sports Club has -word from.-hoOi- Joe Bayley and Harry Anderson that they'will mill .here on January 17th for the light- chainpionship'of Canada. Eddie Franks, .who already lias-a lfi: round draAv with Anderson" has hopes of-being matched with either-: or both-the priEBipaJjs.of the .January'.17th match. r 5 Wait Until You See the i 'n Before Buying Your Car. Showing, in Lethbridge after Jan. 1st Your Attention Please We have Beautiful, Warm Robes, Rubber Lined. SPECIAL FOR AUTO OWNERS You can use your car this cold weather if you will fill your radiator with CAN'T FREEZE Baalim Motor Go. HARRY HOLMAN, MANAGER Jud Foley's decision in Ross'. favor. That of course was not unexpected and' so when he got hack to Great Falls he was. responsible for the following [uib in "The Ike Cohen aiitl his manager, George Harris, are back from Lethbridge, whore on Wednesday night Cohen fought Ross. They brought back the. short end. of the purse.: Both men declare most emphatically -that Cohen was robbed, and that.the decision! of the referee at the end of the tight was received with hoots of disap- proval by the ringsiders. That tho fight was furious is evi- denced in the appearance of-Cohen, who totes a number of merits' about the face' and ears, re- hands of Ross. But Cohen says these are not markers to what he dealt the Lethbridge favor? ite: Ross- weighed -1B9V6 pounds'ring- side, while the Great 'Falls miller scaled 165. Cohen wants to fight Ross again with some other referee having oharge; -7 The local men. aver, that Ross, fonl- ed Cohen." four times in two rounds and .that after the last low-hit the referee allowed Cohen two minutes for recuperation. The Great -Falls scrapper expresses confidence that with any other referee, he ca.n beat Ross in 10 rounds. Lest this create a -wrong impres- sion of Lethbridge sportsmanship .in the Montana Brown, sec- retary of the'local club which staged the bout, sout the following: commu- nication to- H, M. Barratt, sporttag editor of .Tho Tribune: In an article in the "Tribune" of to: -day's, date, r notice that Iks Cohen and George Harris (Cohen's mana- ger) returned to Great Falls after Cohen's match here with Ross on Wednesday night, and have given out for publication in your paper a series of which, all'fair-sportsmen will undoubtedly" characterize as..unfair, Cohen did not take ;back, ivith 'him tho short end ot the purse speaking fairly; .for he received exactly what was due .him, and more, for in. tion to the percentage his contract called for arid -which lie received, the club also gave him an additional twenty dollars at his request in coil- sideration of. the fact that Ross weighed'169 ringside, four iba. overweight. The referee's decision was not. '.csived with "hoots of derision" as Cohen says, but was considered by, the (majority of spectators .to be the only 'considering the fact that Ross outpointed and. ;.oufc fought Cohen iir almost every roundl Many1 of the fans thought that'Cohen was running a marathon, by the he kept Ross chasing him In of tho rounds. In'the ninth and tenth -rewinds Ross severely punished Cohen and had he'shown good rirjg kineralship Ly folloivteg up his ml Great interest IP being taken in the basketball game between Cardstoit and- LQthbridge here on Frlilay night.' Cardstou.ywill send its beat team, and the .local boys will be selected from I the following players: McKiliop. Mur-j ray.. Lund, Tailing, Kane. There will be a preliminary game be tvveeu a girls' team and an interme- diate boys' team hobbled -with skirts. IE FRIDAY Millions of bars supplied every month to the Army and Navy. Every bar means more power to our forces at home and abroad. vSend soxne in every letter and parcel to the Front. Small in cost, but big in benefit. Cleanses mouth and teeth. Helps appetite and digestion. Refreshes; soothes and satisfies. WM. WRIGLEY, Jr. Co., Ltd, Wrigley BIdg., Toronto Lasts I -TDec. '27.-r-FolIow.iQg lire tlio results of football gamps played on Christmas day, in the London com- on the-grounds oiF the first named-clubs: Broiitford 1, Tottenham Hotsp.urs Chelsea Ham United 1. Crystal Palace 2, Southampton 2, Clapton Orient 1. Portsmouth 1. Luion Town 1. Fullituu 0. Milhvan-AtlilotiG 'A, Walforfl 0. Qilecd's Park Rangers 2, The' Ar- COWLE'R, BEAT GUNBOAT SMITH Pacific Coast HOCKEY of tile season. The forwards'worked in dashing style and checked Wok lo the .downfall of the visitors. Hugh Lehman in' goal was in fine torm and gave a remarkable, exhibition. FAMOUS LACROSSE, PLAYER IS SERIOUSLY JLt .round's. Cowler weigl 183 pounds. liveries, he would more than: likely have scored a 0. Ross emerged from the fray without a mark, whilst Cohen showed signs of having re- ceived the brunt of the punishment. Cohon stands ace-high in the esti- mation of the sport followers in this city, hut such statements as he has mad'e, whilst being u-nsportsmaulike the same time unfair, will do Rbchester, Dec. Cowler, j the' Efigljslr heavyweight, outpointed "J TRIPLE TIE.IN PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE NOW Dec. a week's rest, Spokane came back to form to- night, and defeated 'the Portland Rosebuds In a league fixture by a score of to 2: Seattle, Dec. in the finest form. Seattle defeated the Van- couver in the Coast league game here tonight -by a score of.7 to 2. Ottawa. Dec 21 Cliff Sunns, the former New Westmmstei lacrosse iiiayer, who came here. '.Hast spring to play lacrosse with the Ottawas, is dangerously ill 'at St. Luke's hos pitnl. Vancouver, Dec. a result of LUG wins by Spokane and Seattle to- Cowler 'had :the ac' LEAGUE MAGNATE. Columbus. Ohio, Dec., Joseph Tinker former manager of the Oh cago League Club, announc fed. the purchase of the franchise pi the- Columbus American .association team for himself, and Thomas Yi ilson Tmlter and Wilson, pay Mj 000 to the Columbus, of Chicago a j iiates, it was announced. This will give the foimer Chicdio manager ,md his associates control of ipvenf v five pel' cent of the club's stoclr Ihe othei 21 per cent be retailiei1 .byrthe present owners. r race, Snlu Portland, last year's champions, ging along in the TMV, PACIFIC -COAST HOCKEY VANCOUVER WON inoie harm than good. In an- is assertion that he can ten rounds with any him swer )o h bea't Ross in other referee I .would draw Cohen's attention to the fact that the Leth- bridge Sports and Amusement will be pleased to bring the two boys together again at any time over the teu round route, and Cohen may have the privilege of selecting his own. referee providing that the -ref- eree one .who will meet: with your approval, for we positively re- fuse to' promote any contest into which any chance of a "frame-up" may enter. Ross has signified his willingness to meet Cohen again. .for the third time.' and is confident that Jie: can decisively heat Cohen under any referee .conditions', at 165 His. May, I ask you to give this letter the same prominence -in the Tribune as tho article above referred to, as club here aie anx ous to correct any unfair nVch ma) Keen created In Gioit I alls' by ,Oohen statements Brilliant Game at'Coast; Vancouver Played B.C., Dec. brilliant hockey the Vancouver club defeated the Portland team here'last' night in a league fixture by a score of 7 lo -1- The local club outplayed j and outskated the visitors at all stages of the game, and had' .matters i pretty much their own way through i out. Afte'r a week's rest the'- Van- A D K I N G A N A D n ii "UJJ J TTTTll T O O K E COLLARS IS CENTS EACH TOOKE BROS. LIMITED MAKERS We Sell the Famous "AUTOMOBILE" SKATE Light, Fast, Easy .Running, Ijockey Stars Use "Automobile" Skates Designed for easy, fast', graceful skating.. They are light and strong. Acknowledged the You may as weli have From to All Sizes. C. W. GRAY STREET SOUTH ;