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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 1, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 1, 1917 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE HERALD SECTION Ybiing Al Ross Meets Sailor Bui^e in Seattte on Feb, l5 Young Al Rost hadn't been in Seattle long before he wae in the llmelieht in' the'flgKt game. The Lethbridge^..fayorlte, it booked to meet Sailor Purine (n Seattle on February 15th. Burlof one short year. In their places loom up such hoys as Willie Jackson, Irish Patsy Cline, i �eeps -^on ngniing. nme AVallace, Ritchie Mltohell, I 'loesn t he'll have to Tommy Tuohey and Benny Leonard. I won't make much diff( Ahd the strangest '-^rt of it all is that with the excei).,.on of Leonard and Wallace, you don't find the re-, cords of these boys in the sporting' annals tliat have Just been Issued. They 'liave sDrung into prominence, mushroom-llko overnight. 'Clirie and Jackson come from that cradle' of lightweights, Harlem. They, like Harlem, Tommy Murphy and a host of others, were developed at the i Boys, attention This is the first New iPolo A, C, that ancient corner niglit of the Canadian gtandard Effi-clubhduse in an out-of-Oie-way corner ciency Tests being, held at the "Y." of Harlem-whence many a champion so tog up good and warm with a pair has sin-outed. �f running-shoes under one arm and Strangely /9no.iigh, tbto advent oP a gym suit under the othei-; and pre-Mike Gibbons in this city was their Pare for the good times in storel for inspiration. Both were mere kids you there. This marks the begiiuiing hack In 1912 when the St. Paul Phan- of a series of lessons both intellectual � torn broke into New York and put and physical which the 'teen age boys! up at.the New Polo, where he train- of Lethbrldge have, been longing for, ed .for the bouts that subsequently so long. All. the other cities and a hrought'him fame and fortune. i large number of smaller towns are vin tliose days the elusive Mike too'k hoostlng this into a. grand success, so a proitessional pride in boxing with Lethbrldge is not going to be behind the will-o'-tlie-iwisp youngsters whose one lota when it comes to training the' liear-ts','and soiils, .were in the game, hoys. � and Iri return for the speed that they-- unconsciously developed in him the Most ball players could become 'genial Mike instr.ucted them in the � rich on the difference between their finer points of the game. And they ^9115 salaries and what they will get .proved apt pupils. As a matter of j'" 1017. fact, botli Cllne and Jackson ''""o' many of Mike^s quaint and efficient' hits of feinting and footwork highly ^ developed and prominent In their -sl^lo of boxing. Jackson is not auite twenty years old, Cline Is nearly two years younger. And albeit~they both began their jnofeaslonal boxing careers at about the same time and place, they have jiever clashed in the ring. Coincl-dently, each has eutl'ered only one decisive defeat, and that at the hands of the same boxer namely, Johnny Kilbane, in thei; same place, Philadelphia. The' coincident might he carried even further, for Cline was to have met D.undee at the same club lin WILL PLAY FOR Game Staged Tuesday-y-Gymna-. sium Exhibitions and Swimming on Program Morn than the .usual stir is noticeable in bnsUotball circles these days. Next Tuesday night's match between the Bull Dogs and the Tom Cats is responsible. The boys held a big practice on Tuesday night wlien the prosram was outlined. It is the intention to put on an exhibition of gymnasium work before the matcli. The match itself will bo worth the price of admission, and as the receipts are U^ go to the Red, tliere is sure to be a crowd which will tax the capacity of the' gym gallery. A swimniing exhibition will close the evening's performance. After Tuesday's match it is quite to be expected that there will be a clash between Lethbrldge and Raymond. The Raymond squad cleaned up Cardston the other night, and they want to haiid the locals a beating. It will be a great match when it is staged; TO-DAY'S Sport Summary FOUGHT TO DRAW Chicago, Feb. 1. -"Gunboat" Smith of New York and Jack Moran of ot. Louis fought twelve\ rounds to ^ draw in St. Lpuis Wednesday night, ac�ording tp'the referee's decision. The majority of St. Louis newspaper men, liow-ever, today gave Smith a slight advantage over tlie other heavyweight. RESCIND ACTION Action rescinding that declaring Robert C. Folwell "not acceptable" as head, coach of the varsity football team was announced in Philadelphia, by the committee on athletics of the University of Pennsylvania, last night. STiOFN.H.A. And He Played Hockey His First Winter for Big Sum of .$35 Hanibly Shore, the dashing cover-point of, thq Ottawa Hockey club, whoso sensational iilay ' has benn chiefly instrumental in keeping tl e Senators out in 'front in the first half o� the championship race in tlie Natforfal Hockey Association, has been' prominent among the p.iick-chaiens for the past twelve seasons. Last winter Shore luul trouble with the cliib at the commencement of the season and for a time it looked as though he would l)e dropped. Any ordinary player might have been discouraged under such circumstances but not so with Shore. Ho took his case to President Qiiinii, of the N.I 1-A. � and .caused such a [urore among i the local fans that he was ovcntuaily reinstated and p,ut liack on the Ottawa defence. Wliilc Art Ross was with tlie club Shore had . been used for .utility work, largely for the rea-� son that he and Ross checked on the i same side. So far this season he has played in all the games, .showing a remarkable come-back. Last winter Spraguc Cleghorn was geneiiijlly acknowled.cnrt the most ef- j fective chassis in the This! year critics should concede the honor to Shore. Hambly has starred for Ot- j tawa in ail their games and i.s having the best season of his, long career. He rusiies from end to end with more SH#ed tlian he ever showed previously, is blocking in clover stylo and his shooting has been fatal to opposing goalkeepers. Though {players^ have come and gone. Shore is still tlie idol of the Ottawa crowd. I Hamby's hair isn't so thielc as �it used to be, hut otherwise there is'no difference from the spectacular youngster, who brolce in as a 17-year-old schoolboy when the Ottawas played in the Federal League in IflOo. Shore is easily the most spectacular player in the game. The average defence man is slow in starting. Nc^, so with the Ottawa boy. � One strike toward the puck, a neat sidestep and away he goes like a flash. He seldom turns from side to side, but leaves opijosing players standing in their tracks. An excellent skater and one of the cleverest stickhandlers In the game. Shore invariably' deljghts the crowd as he streaks up arid down the ice. Not that he handles the puck so much, but ho holds his head in the pinches and makes every move count. And not only is he'Btefter on the offensive than ever before, but he is blocking with, more effectiveness, TENNIS PLAYERS FOR EAST VS. WEST New York, .Ian. .'!1.-Tho All-Eastern lawn tennis team which will i)hiy in the east versus west matches at Los Angeles, Cal., March 9 and 10 will contain the following players: Oeorgo M. Church, Tenafly, N. J.; Harold A. Throckmorln, Elizabeth, N. J.; B. Doyle, Washington, H. C; Theodore R. Pell and Vernon S. Prentice ot New York City. Church and Throckmorton are playing in the orient and are to compete in the mid-Pacific carnival tournament at Honolulu, beginning Febni .ary 9. William M. Johnston and John Straehan, the California stars, also aro entered for this Gvent. The pla}"� er,s are expected to catch steamers leaving Honolulu February 21 and 22, so that they will reach California ih ample time for the intersectiona! match. Doylo and PeU'will leave the east the last week in February, going direct to the Coast. This will give them a few days to become acclimated and to prepare them for the big matches. Prentice is leaving for California next week, so he -will have ample opportunity to round into form. CURLING and there is room for a fourth rink. I There will be one rink from Taber and one from Carmangay. BEEBE SOLO TO LOUISVILLE Tonight's Draw Baalim vs Peat (Consolallcn). Morgan vs Shepherd (Consolation). Boyd vs Aird (Consolation). Simpson vs Chaney (Consolation), Friday Draw Wales VB Clarke (Ellison semi-final) Duff VS Johnson (Consolation). Shepherd vs Marrs (Brewery). Carborry vs McNabb (Consolation). Last Night's Results Clarke 11; Simp.son 7 (Ellison). Marrs 11; Hamilton 12 (Brewery). Three rinks are lined up here now J'or the Fernie bonspiel on Feb. 5th, Portland, Oregon, Feb. 1. - Fred Beebe, a pitcher of the Portland club of the Pacific Coast league, has been sold conditianally to the Louisville cl.ub of the American association. Manager Walter McCredle ot the Portland club announced today. Louisville will take Beebe if he accepts their terms. Percy Haughton declares that the game of baseball is unbalanced. He probably got that idea from watching George Stallings and, Johnny Evers Just after some player had pulled a bone. "GUNBOAT" SMITH TO TACKLE DILLON New Orleans, Feb. 1. - Announcement was made tonight that "Gunboat" Smith of Philadelphia, and .lack Dillon of Indianapolis, had been signed to meet here Februai-y 7 in a 20-round bout. * .#1 SNOiM-DONALDSm ' � LINE - Glasgow Services - GLASGOW ToPORTLAND.ME. Via, HMifax N.S. ' GLASGOW TO ST. JOHN, N.B. DIBECT PORTLAND TO GLASGOW DCBECT HALIFAX TO GLASGOW For inFormU-^n to rftteft &jul �ti)iinM tijijily Jo Locbl Ae*nrB-or to � * H.C.UDMAN C*n You will find them here todaj^addcd to the-regular goods-on which priccjS were already reduced. Compare these Suits and Overcoats-the remarkable values with^the prices at which are selling tUem. We leave the result to you, / \ BERWICK � Arrow %m% COLLARS arc curve cut tojit dieshoiildm perfectly. \^centscadi,(3for(p= CLUETT PEABODY &00  WCMakers There are SUITS AND T� i-vTT-r-i-B-�/-i/A * rn-t  i i ' That Were $17.50 ' OVERCOATS m models^ i- which have won popular O favor this season. x yfJL^m i kJ There are SUITS AND OVERCOATS, tailored^ and finished with great care and skiH. suit's and OVEftCOATS -That Were $30.00 '123.75 There are SUITS ANB ^"'T?/.''^ �Y"??^Ta OVERCOATS, in fabrics. - known for their depend- ^ i 1 ^ d able wearing qualities. S^A^t^tJVf^fl There are SUITS AND. ^/fS^^* OVERCOATS, at pricp. reductions which mean "profits" to you. Hr^O�t-l\-r ? ? ? ? 4 * tf. $950 Stanfield's Heavy and Medium Weight Underwear, 2-piece & Combikiatipn Suits 5th l^reet South \ $2.65 SUITS UNDERWEAR "GI^EEN LABEL" THAT WERE $3. SO SUITS UNDERWEAR "RED LABEL!'. THAT WERE $3.95 SUITS UNDERWEAR "BLUE LABEL" THAT WERE S3.00 - $4.00 $440 $3.35 I (4.3$ $5.25 SUITS, MEDIUM WEIGHT THAT WERE SUITS, FINEST IMPORTED YARN THAT WERE SUITS UNDERWEAR SILK AND WOOL , THAT WERE $4.00 $5.00 $6.00' K E E L Lethbrldge \ ;