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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY. DEQEMBER 31, 1917 THE LETHHRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE By G. McManus "BRINGING UP FATHER "fOlJ SELL HELLO-JOE YOU COIN' VtTH THE VTON TO IT KIN FOOD TO COOK ON IT POCKET-BOOK D1S SAMS. MB! CHANGE Edmohton Basketballeis Make Cleatt Sweep in Tour; Drubbed Raymond Saturday ,by 37-30 The basketball lived up to expectations ,qn Saturday flight .wlitn .Iheyf defeated tho Ray- momi'team by the score ot-37-30. The northerners took the lead right at tho first and maintained II, riot being be- hind flt anytime of the game, although on several occasions Ilayruond crowd-' James J. Corbcltl Oftentimes it Imppens that when a. man Irica to himself falls to his own.scheming. I quintet prime and secured the big cad of the what happened lo 'scoring, geltlug. points. Stallion me jn the'fourteenth round of my fight' Loser's Story of (he Round of Championship Solr.r Plexus referee chanting his count over me aud conscious of cries iroai sumo of.the crowd: "Foul! Hon.. But I couldn't move. Nor could f i breathe. I was like a temporarily paralyzed. jcorbett Unable to Get Hold of Ropes At Uie count of seven I make yn ef- I fort to grab hold of the ropes which were lantalizlngly near :ne. t knew lhat if 1 could reach those ropes anil pull myself up to my feet that I could drop down once again and get another full count. 'Risking everything on Ihe chance of grabbing the ropes, I pushed out my gloved lands, made a frantic stab at a missed by an inch or two, and then fell flat. 1 heard the referee chant and'then just, as the breath cariie hack into my played good team work, nut was close- Ihe battle that ly guarded K. Skouson.' Burr for iost mc (hc heavyweight championship Raymond 'got away good In the first (he ,vorid liall but was held pretty close in the second. Meldruis, Iho big to. ward for Tiayraonn got away pretty good swings for my Jaw. ting 12 points and figuring ElrollBIn 'Times Svithout numhcr i had ducked the fight Bub, in his ef- [0 floor mc? had been making them closely, only for the Eilmon-ithe Haymondttcs- team pay. Jim lhenl easliy or had backed away. Fro- fontans to draw nway to a'safe dis-1 Walker who has adorned thfe the "Impetus of. Bob's swine tanco again. Bach team played V ex-1 mond line-up for years played tne was 50 groat )hat j( him. all jlayed V 1 tr'e'mely" lianKbut IhE peculiar lie bothered and spoilt a great many of Iheir combination plays. Both: teams were lacking in shooting ability anil niany-'chanccS were miss- ed. The. Edmonton guilds did rtot negotiate' any. 'ol .their 'Ions- slipts wblcU'were Lcthurldga crowd 'present' after (heir ''-ofihe'nlht- before: second half and very nearly upset _ he t, .'around. Naturaltv, whan ho in -luB back mlo position, he aff felance for a mmnent or Bu, nftye'r v-as able. to land-a _ done but Pariiey who he was got away also and offset some of his brilliant fSshes. Vic. Spnckman rcrerecd the game satisfactorily, with llcbins on the side ilnes. The Individual- scores and line ,upj jaw u nl Iducklng'or aldesteDpluE-I.had.mpvcd were as Edmonton. .CM Nalder opposed Uie giant ccn- tro John Crozlcr, and the Raymond- H. E. blanton. lies -had it in their minds to hold liiul G. 1'araey. down it nobody else. Out it is pretty Raymond. myself out or _ 5s the thirteenth round ended and I went to .ray corner I decided upon a IlflSESIlS Fans Anxio.us to Give Him (he Once-Over lo Sec What Ross is Up Against If nothing ur.forseen occurs, Phil Harrison should be on his way to- day from Chicago to Lethbridg: to battle with Young Al Ross for the championship of Canada in the middleweight class. Harrison is'fiue tc.Uiave today and should arrive in the city by Thursday, so that the fans an op- portunity to see him in action be- fore the big battle on Wednesday, 'January 9th. Red Cross Bonspiel Off Til ,Jack Frost Gets on Job Aptin erful ,has he Hns liard to work miracles and In the sec- ond half the b'B'boy got away Ire- Ras-mond ooys played aii guard game, but could 'not get their combination aud shooiine going. tho vis- itors right forward was .right in Ills J. K. ionvaras program-pi future action. I planned at ver-v rirst (Bob into making one of those vicious ..swings and then, instead of backing away as usual, I would Just pull back Centre .H Nalder Guards Skouson Iluhler Walker 37 niy head and-the upper pirt of my body with my.fset holding their posi- tion ond thus be wailius lor Bob when he completed the swing. Then the gons banged mat colled us into action for i Us fourtcenlh round. Corbett Says Double Shift Didn't Beat Him Fill opened Ihe fourteenth round by "do Has l'-l'its' (By Otlo- The Redemption'of: Jess Willard. This is 'putting "il .ralher lerse, so nso phrase.and Jetfs champion heavy- weight the has redeemed Mrhself In! (ho eyes' of Bis followers. .-Announced himself ready to given It out ______jt and'.shbutca Ihe.h'ouse tops his readiness lo fight any man In the world for Iho heavyweight title and donate.every'cent ot the receipts of such a bout to Ihe Red, Cross fuml. Wlllard mikes hut one stipulation, lie asks that tho man who opposes him do likewise and offer vices when the'.final count of is made sum so largo and so substantial he turncil over that It will live forever as part and parcel of pugilism and particular- ly the 'part (hat Willard took in mak- ing possible this sum for this worthy cause. J the announcement Itself'is a. fen strike.' It proves that'the heavy- weight chantplon is hi last bowling'on tho alleys of pouulnrlly, patriotism and duty. When this event materializes. ot many of Unclei Sam's SOTS now battling for liberty and in the. trenches "somewhere in France." Ho rushing mo amM-got in a hard 'eft on will help alleviate the suffering of the mouUi. Fitz rushed again and ones tlio wounded and soothe tho pain ot i more Iliit him OH tho mouth. Fitz led the injured and In a manner appease'for my body with his left, missed and those left behind to bear the burden, caught me on the ear with his right That's doing something for your conn- TVe fell into a clinch. At the breakawa> doing a lot on bob landed twice with his left anrl par'.. Always remember, of swung a light right to the heed, ho is but doing his duty when he does these things; because fortune or'fate or, whalever yon -chooae lo call It, placed Wllli many other probably would have .done likewise And then tUe climax! Many persons have often stated tha Fitz me by lauding a j.unch to? No description lard In a position denied lowing a double shift. No dcscr at his' tho'.fight ever Was In greater tlian that. I douut it' some of the men iad opportunity presented Itself. who have claime'd that Filz Twlca In the past has Willard retus- double shift know exactly what it cd to take part in entertain-i means. To execute a double shift it nenls. -In some quartera-he came iniwould be necessary lirst for a man to 'or harah criticism because of hla ac- set himBelf, thon to shift and then to .Ion on thei above muntloned occasions. shift again. Can anyone Imagine'that lie may hava had hij reasons for re- i this trick of a double shift could have lusing or perhaps he baa the voice and lliht" At aiiy _ rate w'o "aro. going to been on uje In my prime? I was fast in those days; called--hy some "tiie fastest heavyweight of that Horn in the past and look upon him I or any'other lime." So you can ses row as -willing to offer nls services how absurd it is for anyone lo say for a real cause. -Wlllard has ritz beat mc with blow lhat lisbed the fact tha't after all there breathes no, man ;so dead, but to him- self hath'said "This is my own, my The weather conditions have.taken the "curl'' out of curling for the pres- ent, and until" the Ice.confes again, here will bo nothing doing at the rink. Saturday night saw. the Red.Cross spiel advanced well, towards the semi- finals', and the concluding events in .his competition'ivili be played on the llrst available ice. Retulti Old Timers beat Heal Estates. Elite Cigar Store beat Chinook Coal. Superior Supply beat Taylor Mill- ing Co. Veterans beat Gait Gardens. Jackson Drug Knox. CU'.ircli Choir, 'Foot Toggery beat High School. KEEPING TRACK OF .JOSH PEVORE HARD Now York, of the most Interesting and difficult occupations that been carried on as a side lino by baseball observers for several years Is keopiiig track of Josh pcvore. In the days of his festive youlh Josh played in and Kaleigu, N C and then was.given a trial by the Giants. Ho didn't quite fill the bill, however, and was givej a railroad tic- ket to Newark. After bearing it with the Bears for some time, he was re- called to the McGraw and shared In tho world's series melon in 1911 and 1912.' Bevoro was shipped lo Cincinnati in 1913, but was sold to the Phillies, mation the fJns have receives1 from reliable 'sources about the Chicago battler they are already booking their scats ior the fray and a record crowd will see the boys go. The.bout is due to give the fans of Southern Alberta a real, line on'RMS' ability. .Tlwj? are pretty well satisfied since the horrible things did to Montana Al Moore a few short days ago, but they want'to sec him up against his own style of mixer, and from all accounts they will have a chance on January. 9th. Harri- ton's arrival in the city will be eagerly awaited by them. 7unch Dec Julins An: CUUftlHU, JJtv.. ....M-. i IJI.I.. -U. U..I.M.I sou head bf Ihe Red Cross Mission to' drassy. ex-premier of Hungary, writ- Rumania, has telegraphed from Jassy ing'on Ihe peace situation, says: to American Ambassador Francis an explanation of the Colonel Kolpash- ilkoff-Rostov automobile incident.' He declared that It was intended origin- ally to send the automobile's lo Jassy 'hut suddenly conditions icre- which indicated It nii_ slble for the entire minion to leave at once and -were advised it might lio Impossible to go by the northern route. "On December 5, conditions became tie telegram adds, "It'then appeared that It might be necessary for the safety of the lied Cross units to leave Rumania by the southern route with the motor transport. I In- structed Col. Kolpashnlkoff to take the automobiles to Rostov, intending to have a, unit go southward by "From the moment we were free in ilie east the whole situation fundamen- tally changed and the central powers now also gain supremacy in the west. i inn.j is longer possible for Amer- developed ,ca U5 (he stroke, ht ne no3-.ghe roiist savo is- L0 longerhcr lask to turn the last stage of the -war into'a final victory. Sho must create" victory out of defeat. This will require great and 1 doubt if America possesses this strength or can organize it before the western powers collapse under NEW SYSTEM Dec. a new sys- statement conclUdes.by 8aying Raymond Robins, head of the Reft ,th first cla s roubles the Physical laborers vIH have an eight hour day, while Z iraih workers will'hait a sil hour followed a mythical rtouhto shift, The about In this way: Alter Bob had landed a light right- elf for sh'eviki foreign minister, who is re- sponsible for the imprisonment of Kol- psshnlkoff and who has made allega- tions against the American embassy. H is ,understood that Trotsky's alti- tude toward the new exolanaljoji Is ono of skepticism'. AUTOS BURNED Skowhegan. Maine, Dec.- Jour automohiies were destroyed by fire which' swept through the I plant of tho Skowhegan Garage com- a'hd endangered Ihe Skowhegan I hotel and other nearby. Oc- j cupants of tho lYotel flc-d from their rooms; but the building was not dam- aged. A temperature of ten degrees day. In the bustle- and Ihe many slories attendant on the Alexander and Killiter and Connie Mack's ruromase sale most scribes overlooked the re- turn of Napoleon for many years the greatcs.t .of all second base- men, to the major leagues. Larry has been signed hy Harry Frazec, of the Boston Red Sox, to play first Irase In caso Dick- Hoblitzell goes to war, Del Gainer and Bentlcy, the two suhstitnte first basemen, have already enlisted, andane Hub owner-did not want to: be left at', the r post wllliout a. com-i petenl man at-thc Initial hase. j There.is ,fiiat I.ajoic is below zero hampered tho work. fivemea in There has been ol wine stores In Pe'frograd in the last, !eiv days. BRITISH GOVT. WANTS PAMPHLETS ON Toronto, Dec. 29 British emuient- has communicated with 40 Ontario government asking for a ply of Ontario publications with home canning and jjreserrhig, and the preparation of breadst-- and other dishes" The to be used in training adi lecturers aad other offic ncetion with the. food production partmeht. sllll good of grcal service who swapped him to the Braves In time for Josh to horn In on the series 1914. he spent Iho summer with riatlvB landr" lipresaed ao heautifully hander to my. cheek'he'sel himsel in tho Immorlsl Sir Waller a vicious: right-hand' swing lor Scolt. Jftst WndleHhe fires of patriot- Jaw. Right there I decWcd lo trick CMIIIco. hejImt wh chw J i to Hunlinton the'Ohio State League. He was man- ager of tKe club which slarted in ich sli vas limit V 'ism In any of us and wo all go the him. -At the very second that I saw his fist coming Imade up my mind that this was to be the lime when, t wouldn't hack away, but merely would ami my head, Ihus avoiding the BALLOON LOSji San Antonio, Texas, liec. 29.- erred to Huntlngton1 and lo Vayaville, Ky.1 In 1916'Josh, starled In'a Philadel- phia uniform. Josh then made a short slay in Milwaukee, but in mWscason Ice Brewers released him lo Topeka. You Are Not Ruraiing, Gar Now, Anyhow BufioNE OF'THESC DAYS YOU WILL WANT IT IN A NOW 18 A TIME TO HAVE IT LY QVEftrfAULED AND PUT IN SHAPE. 'IT YOU NO THAN LATER, ANO YOUH .CAR WltL BE READY WHEN YOU WANT IT. WE HAVE THE BEST REPAIR DEPARTMENT' IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA; SOi.YOU CAN- BE TKAT THE WORK WILL BE DONE RIGHT, AND THE PRICES WILL BE BIGHT, TOtf Bijou Motor Parlors cs ,TKC HOUSE OF PIFTM CTRttT 4OUTH ALTA. ft tharit'alarled, Bob' Sces'Opportunity Mid Fight.Enda iwlng linrtn'l moveii ny more than thret. Inches when Bob to pull "It backhand succeeded. Luck was wilh Hob. it his original di- rection had .been good ho would have jct'lhe blow swing. rlrtHl wasn't. And ho drew It back and as lie did so he saw me with nix head pulled back.nmt my stomach sticking out before lilm. There waft Rob's ho stized II. not have time to make a long swing so he shot a left whkh didn't travel more thari effhl Inches Into the pit of my stomach. I was standing In such a way lhat when the WciW lanrtfd It expelled all tho'air trom my-lungs'. Gasping and near tpttered and Iheii .went down 10 tho floor, saved from I Having acquired a hlg league team, all tho Cubs need a big league crowd. PITTSBURO P.A.A. BEAT MONTREAL Pittsbiirg, Pa., Dec. Loyela Collcso hockey leamvof Montreal 'slep- pad out of laxlcabs at D.uqucsne Oar- den last night anAS stacked up against Inn P.A.A. septette" without any prac- llce, yet Ihey gave Ihe locals one-ot the hnriSest games .ot.lhelr career, Iho P.A.A. winning two lo one. BAVARIAN MUST PAY FINE (icneva, Tho Princess .Von cUamherlaln In tho enloul-age of the of llavaria, has bten condemned by a court at Vevey to pa; a fine of IfOO and costs for bujine up and storing largo qnantlllcs o{ food- Bluffs in her villa al Ttrritet, contrary lo some coropletclj' prene position-by ray hands times ftlnce, U ami liflfd to liare lounlry The intrenglti was gonn from ray arosiid Montt-eci.iri pur bodj, bnt 1 lAis fully conscious erf the cbaslns food, wWcn been Wmfis lAnnlt around mo, fully ot cated by the aothoritW. lo the lied Sox, or any major league; team for that mailer. as manager of'the'Toronto learn he hit .385 in spile of the managerial burdens. AccordiBE to those who saw the former j Cloveiand manager perform at Toronto! lie is. ns good if many follows hoi ding- regular In, big Lnfry is not so nimble as hs was ton' years ago, but at first1 base ho still'handles hard throws with ill Iho 6ase'aml grace which made him the jvonder he wa's, f Arm Still Good Lajole's ariu Is as good as ever anil 'outside; ot the fact that'he cannot move as rapidly as of old. ho Is jusl as good tT'Clcldcr is'ovor. His last year In Iho American leogilo was spent ivllh Connie 'Mack. "In 113 games ho till .its.'' He played 105 games al second, base and earned "an average .of .913, being second Only lo These figures slio'w that with oven h last place learn he. did a fair season's "work..Considering Iho high das? work ho did for Mack It is quite probable hat Connie would have held onto him naoXiiot the" opportunity lo hccomb R manager presented. Itself lo him. He ras 4 free at the close of the nleftiall6nal Ifcaspnatiil Krazec was (he lucky fellow t'o land him. Id Is the secgml veteran lo be slgneirby a-r.iajor club. The former I'lfato has been out ot the big leagues for'lour yca.ts.and is thirty- five years old.. Despllo this (act his St. Tatilin the American asEoclalion, ItsVycar wns gooij enoiigh to warrant with the ;Brrd-hs, who'are in way for loft-handed, pllrltrs iinve come back who will be Ihe next. Mrs. Thrifty says: "Watch the news- you will soon know" v Wm Vtic'ns, Q Ybrhierly of Walerioo iU. dfcd at Saskatoon. New Year Greetings to our customers and friends QAM1M Motor Co. ;