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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, OKCKMUEK 29, 1917. THE I.ETHBRinGE DAIIA' HEtULD PACK THUKK "BRINGING UP By G. McManus YOU WOOUJN'T KID IF KNEW TO KNOW YOU HAD Word has -been received from Phil Harrison, the Chicago mid- dleweight, stating that he definite- ly accepts the terms offered for a match with Young Row here, but asking that, if. possible, the date be postponed from January 9th to the in order to give him ad- ditional time, to train. The CEub however f.ndt it Impossible to sc- 1'cure the Majestic for n date ether than the 9th, and Hirrlaon has been wired to that effect, so a week from next Wednesday will the two boys In action. Never liTtho history of fandom In city has been, such interait match. realize that the Club has extend- ed Itself In securing Harrison and their eagerness is being fanned by the news of Harrison's The telegram from Ed Smith of Chicago published the other day, setting out opinion of, the Chicago boy was enough for most of the boys, but now a man found in Lethbridge who knows Harrison and belongs to the same athletic club in Chicago as the '.next opponent of Your.g Ross. Charge Cave of the Lelh- bridge v staff Is the mm, and he was at one time considered one of in tha same in of Chi- cago. Mr. Cave when he heard PhD Harrison corning wired to.Howard old" Chicago, to.'learn if it'was or- Harrispn.'VAjssured that It became 'tnteretted wired HarrU sorii, a real dlcWelgnt' he slacks 'up against'ROM, and tipping him off to, be In the test of This probably Is Harrison's reason for asking A wcond postponement of the The folFowlng wire was receiv- ed Friday by Mr. Chas, C, Cave, trthbrldge, Alta, HtrHson haa had only two bat- tles this year. bent Joe Dory of In 10 also boxed Knockout Brown in Bcnton Harbor. Opinion was di- vided en saying Brown won and giving It HfirrTson. HOWARD CARR, Chicago. ROM a draw wfth Knockout Brown, That >onie> thing compare the two men On. Oery, Mr. Cave a cracking good who up irvnt scrap with Mike If Harrlaen beat Mm, figure it out for yourself. Ross ii 23 yean of age. Cave says Harrison Is 22. It will be a battle of -youth against youth. Ross isn't taking any chances. He is training moat Religiously, and he !s In good shape to start with. The-Arcade Gymnasium is the ptace where Spike1. Kelly, Packey. McFarland, Harrison and all the Chicago middle weights work out. Harrison should have every chance to into shape. Mr. Cave says Harrison is "fast, clever, and a Packiy McFarland of fighttr." no discount on' Yoirrvg Ross. He the'game. He met plenty of the best of them to have confidence In him- self. He knows he it going up against neither a novice nor a en when he meets Harrison. So he is taking nothing for grant- ed except that he will, to work to get into The club been under big initial expenses Jn bringing Har- rison here, but to show the that their support has been appre- ciated irh putting the oame on a footing the prices will prevail for the go. BEAT IMS Basket bailers From the North Took Exhibition Game From Us Bv 54 to 40 IT WAS A GREAT GAME Edmonton, Dec. (Kid) Sealer, local lightweight boxer, who went overseas the 21SIH. Irish Guards, lias received a new ap- pointment. Soon atler recovering iVora being "gassed" In October, he was named on the Canadian army nastic staff In charge of boxing anil fs at present stationed at Shorncliffo camp., Sealer had six classes at Shorn clfffo, and in a recent letter stated he hoped to return to France ditor the Now Year to contlnno hla boxing In- struction. Boxing la part of the traln- The Edmonton basketball team lived up to ttieir reputation last night when they defeated the local huskies in great lo the tune of- 54 to The score does not indicate tiic game very well, which was nip an-J tucfc and anybody's game till the last live minutes when the Northerners bj extremely accurate shooting noset Iheir lighter opjionents out and cinch ed matters. Tho large crowd had the pleasure ot witnessing some of the fastest com blnatlon plays and moat u ecu rate shooting In the first half ever display In Lelhbridge, Letbbrldge having just a little the beat of th argument. The score ended, to the tune-bf 27-2rwlUTLcthbrlilge on lop The crowd was frantic and Indication looked good for the home ing for sure as In almost every othe contest they have finished strong. The second half raged on for abc-u 10 minutes wflhi honors even, arte that Luthbrldgo combination, checkln and shooting fell away, and Edinofilo especially in the last few minutes ha things their own way. The Ed man la team had altered their line-up in th second half, Parney, who had bee playing a running guard game cam forward, roHig five nice shots. By far (be most conspicuous ins on the (loor In Ihe second half wa big John Crozler, Edmonton centr man, who shot like a demon formed tho hub of all their combirfa tion.nlay. His opponent L. Dun worth looked like an elf along side o him and played strictly a guard gam knowing Crorler's reputation. In th first half he succeeded In holding him down to two baskets In the sficon it seemed aa'impossibility to a'ccom pany the task. Nearly every baske ha made he tossed In with some o ponenls hanging -wito ,him and' chec ing him for dear life. whole E monton team fed him, especially h brother K. Crozler, who also played veVy conspicuous game, Parnny d some speclactjlar long shooting 33 d K. Crozler and Stanlpn, P'or the locals "Doc1' Dunswor; was the big ffcorer, negotiating eig; baskets for a total of It} points ai playing a good combination gap .hronghout. whirlwind-game in Iho first half b was very closely; checked fin, the ond. L. Cunsworth nt centre engro9sed In his' job ol holding don lie famous John Crozler, lita cbanc for baskets were few and far betwe but he managed lo secure eight poin 0. McKillop and "Irish" Kane play their usual s.leady guard games ai figured vary often in combinfttli tag In all lections army. ol the Canadian Sergeant Sealer's aBsislfuifTa Ser- Beant Joa Smith, formerly; of Buffalo, N.Y., who won the middleweight championship of the Imperial Army in He was formerly a thft Fort Dairy YOU Are Not Running Your Gar Now, Anyhow tUT ONE OF THC8E DAYS YOU WILL WANT IT IN A HURRY. NOW IS A SPLENDID TIME TO HAVE IT THOROUGH. LY OVERHAULED AND PUT IN SHAPE. IT WILL COST YOU NO MORE NOW THAN CATER, AND YOUR CAR WjLL BE HEADY WHEN YOU WANT IT, WE HAVE THE 9EST REPAIR DEPARTMENT IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA, SO YOU CAN BE SURE THAT THE WORK WILL BE DONE RIGHT, AND THE PRICES WILL RIGHT, TOO, i. Bijou Motor Parlors THE HOUSE OP SERVICE FIFTH STREET.SOUTH LCTHtmOGE, ALTA, Camouflage New resolutions There was not a sign daring the entire contest anrtlt was Clio of tho cleanest games ever played on the local "Y" floor. The Edmon- ton boys are truo bluo and faicl tho" same for the locals. An oyster supper after the game took a prom- inent place In. the minds ol Die play- ers and Edmonton thanked (lie local boys for' thb good- llmo them. The scores Md line-up were as fol- lows: 'Edmonton. Lrthbrfdge. Forwards K. Rosa r, Irwln ......10 H. Stanton 6 M. DnnswDrth Centre J. Crozler 22 U Duaiwortlr 8 Guards 10 A. 2 Are mostly camouflage. Here are some specimens E Jiethbridge fans Tliat Billy Weeks would Quit hli klddlnE And come th rough, Mayor >lardie TiiRt >Iank Galviu Were Commissioner Of the ctty treasury. Charlie Hanson That I Hadn't Toted, For Borden that booe-dry law, Class 1 man .9 V That Jauuary third Would never come, That never Will I mention 'J Hotten apples. Jim That they wouldn't Call mo 'Seeing as how I'm, a politician. 4 Kaloer Bill- That Gott would Come thru with eome Of those victories J haven't delivered. Maple Same as Charlie Hanaou, Uut we elected burs' -_- BJJ acclamation Which makes the blo'w Still harder to bear. The oil magnate That our anticline Would an4e up A little oil S .j And dividends. And Ilinl'a about, all For 1917. v (From Our Own Correspondent) Cardston, was a good bowing ol the ladles at the annual meeting of the Women's Institute, ield recently In the court house. The wort of the year was reviewed by the president, Mrs. F, Atkins and ft vaa shown that the society had made favorable growth and had been of great alii to Its oiomhera. The officers for the year havn been Mrs. F. W. Atkins, president; Mrs. M.' and all were, pleased to sing the praisej of this part ot Iho entertain- ment. The young couple departed on this morning's train for a Irlp to tho coast and Victoria, and were accompanied ag far as Lethbridge by somo four or fivo of the groom's re- latives from Champion. .The last named point will be the residence of tbe young people su their return as Mr, Smith is ianning a few miles out. Tho presents were both useful and beautiful and reflected the good judgment of tho donors. AU of Carfston and friends it Champion will wleh'the young couple happiness and prosperity throughout life's Journey. Last eveiihiK was also selected by Both are well knoivn In the country west, 3Ir. McDonald being the oldest PIncher Creek, now In the government ervice at the Waterloo. Lakes Park, while Mlas Bird Is tho Bniy daughteij i of Mr. John the well known irietor of tlie Mountain, View hostelrjr. They will reside at and charge J ot tho hotel for tho winter as >i Bird Is going south, for a ranch ne lelecte icher C Mr. Jno. R. McDonald ot Pincher Creek and Miss Elizabeth Bird of Mountain View for tho beginning of their matxi- mouial trip along life's highway. The weather was so cold that none of Mountain View's residents come own and the young people wero REFEREE CALLS GAME .TAKES NEEDED Spencer, let vice president; Mrs. II. B, Scott, 2nd vice president: Miss K. D. Caudreu had acted as secretary for tbe first sis months and Mrs. H. J. PJiipps for the last half of the _rear. The meetings were held on the ;hlrd Friday iu each month and that date was agreeable to all present. As the special business of the meet- Ing was the election of officers the voting resulted In the selection of the following for the ensuing year: F. W. Atkins; first p. D. Weeks; 2nd vice-president, Mrs. Jane H, Rev- berry; secretary, Sirs. Jas. A. Lead- better; treasurer, -Mrs. W. Savage; director of programs, Mrs. Mark Spen- cer, Mrs. A. N. Cook as assistant; director of .1. Tur- ner; director for membership and look- out, Mrs. Ctiaa. G. Jarmaii. Ttib.ujfual business having been com- pleted, Mra..A. N. Cook gave recipes for spiced bread and oatmeal loaf dem- onstrating very satisfactorily to those present, the excellence of these edibles by ,serving samples with tea to all the ladies present. Adjournment for the year 1917 was then made. The weather has been cold with slight falls of snow for Iho past three days. our pleasant spell pre ceding Iho present cold snap only served to accentuate the cold wo are now enjoying, llio mercury has not i dropped as low as upon the previous I occasion, only reaching 28 degrees jbelowvlaat night, and 25 degrees jon Christmas night. Tho storm earlier December brought us one night o i degrees below zero. The fuel supply has not been verj three or four cars of lun; coal arrived monthly but the nut coa with the briquettes has been sufii clent to prevent suffering. The local mines at Kcazer and Roun dary CreeX report good business. Tbe severe weather last evening, H inst., did not deter the ma si friends of Mayor K. Pitcher and hi estimable wife from gathering at the! beautiful homo upon the occasion tho marriage of their daughter, Mis Hhcda, to one of Southern prosperous'young farmers, Mr. Henr Smith of Owing to the train being late, Hi ceremony was delayed for some tim but aa tiie beat man, Mr. Orrliie Bintl! brother of the groom did not arrive Pres. Edw. J. XVood performed th ceremony shortly tiler 8 o'clock in tbe i presence ol the many interested Guests. After Ihe congratulations were fifty four of Cards ton's I clito partoDk of wedding supper and before they had finished, the best man and hta lady arrived. All UK viands were of Ihg choicest and the uict'y.married In His office ot tho Iberta stake presidency at 8 o'clock .st evening, Mr. S. Willows official ion ot Mr, Uobert McDonald of change and, rest, also wish thorn through lite. Meny friends will a IJojoua jouxnsj; _. FULTON AND TATE J ARE MATCHED AGAfN. Jopltn, Mo., Dec. Fulton, ot Rochester, lilnn., and Harry "Texas" df-. Nowata, Oklahoma, tonight were re-matched for a fifteen round, bout 'here January 10. Fulton lost to Tale' on, a foul at Little Rock., Art., Chriat- mas Day. "Tiny" Maxwell used to be described guests certainly Justice to the fla "Swarlhmore's 200 pound, guard." repast. The home mad. confectionery was the-worjc or th- Since leaving school "Tiny" has grown i. every hour until he weighs jfrlllc tho cause of not a little comment. After the tables were cleared an lm-. music, more than 300 pounds nt Urn present time. In spite of this wfcfght, "Tiny" Is one of the football officials' in the coantry "Tiny" a nary game songs made Iho timo glide by most CW< K. 0. Parney 16 0, McKlllop 4 54 40 H. II McKlyea referecd a satisfac- tory game. year. Oobie's Middles were having! ?lz.9 busy afternoon marching up ?n! Alighted her hearers with down fteld. They bad I cycled while a tcvy in' es, Mlsg Mabel Stoddard, and Miss McUunoaho enlivened the IDAHO BOY aERMAN PRISONER St. Anthony, Idaho, Dec, let- ter written by-Alfred Tuylor of Kll- gnre, Idaho, lo hts mother be Is held prisoner by the Germans. I r6nng Tay.or wss ft of tha Can ad fan aTitfkm with rank of llCTiienant, His nuchlfifl i hroagbt 4owa br iwaflre irhlte )w wai BcotitlnK bftck of the enemy fcat landed wlthont Injury. 70 whtn pla was NlOpW.br the acmnd of the referee's time out asked Von captain of Maxwell, S" ilh. answered ladlcsf rated nowIedgB the houae wftely la 'Tor mo, of J'Tlnr? and added, "who'd yon thlak for? I came'down here to referee a football gimo and not 'to do a mara- thon." sal doim rested. He got a rent before allowing play to resume. agslMlng the hoates, at the e DOWN THE Yon ot tfce man wanted to Into