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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 2, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY; FEBRUARY 2,. 1917 ^^.^j^fcTHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE HERALD SECTION TO MEET I EILISON OFXARDSTON GRftPPLER IN CITY It Is quite within tho range of pos 'jlbility that Lethbrldge fans will wit-' ness; their first wrestling match o� tho year here some tlmebelween Feb-fcOth and March :5th. In fact It is quite likely that they will, for last night Guy Sansom of Conrad and Great Palls, blew Into, the city on his way to Prussia, Sask., , where he has a match shortly." He has three other matches MP in that country, and on hia return, j everything Is lined up for him to meet: Jack Ellison, ille Cardston grappler, who :haa been spoiling for a match all Winter., Sansora has never appeared In Lethbrldge, but he is one of the best at his weight-in the game in the west. He was been wrestling in Montana all wintier and Is in the pink. He is at his best at 158 pounds, hut can make the 448 ppuhd weight if necessary, Kllison Is also In' training and could go on the mat at a week's notice. He is best at 165 pounds. He has been boxing and wrestling all winter in the Cardston coubtry. That the two boys will piit up a sterling exhibition is proven by the fact that they have met once before and wrestled two hours to a draw. Ellison Is ready any time, and Snn-Bom is ready just as soon as hisflx-tures in the Empress country are over. Sansom Is a great friend of Jack Taylor, the ex-Lethl)ri : ? ? > ? ? > ? - is played in some of the larger cities. Swimming is one of the greatest sports, of the Australians, according to Griffin, and thousands flock to thej beaches. Despite the fact that sharks' are dangerous, the isurf is ^ways crowded with ijathers. When a shark appears a bell rings, everybody cries out and the bathers rush to the shore. After the shark disappears everyone goes back into the water. Rowing is one of the favorite Australian sports and water polo also is played. Boxing Thrives Australia, Griffin declared. Is the paradise of boxers and horsemen. Boxing is held in huge stadiums seat ing from 8,000 to 20,000 people. Jimmy Clahby, Eddie McGoorty, � George Chip, .Ummy Britt, Jack Read, Freddie Gilmore, Hari'y Stone and many other past and presenij day fighters are very popular in the Antipodes. "Australia is the greatest sporting , country in the world and Its people i are the most hospitable' I have ever met" said Griffin. "They go out of their way to make your stay plea sant." Griffin is a personal friend of Les Darcy, the Australian fighter, who is now in the United States. ,' He left Australia the same day Darcy did, coming to America by k different and shorter route. ' .340 32!) SIR 328 335 1C54 Irwin ..... 152 151 188 ITS 161-'831 Williams . 140 157 170 191 151- 809 1640 292 309 358 3G9 312 Accept Challenge The J H. C. five man team has two takers for their cliallenge-the Giants and the Bankers. The I. H. C. can take their choice of either team and also name "the date. CURLING Last Night's Scores Morgan 11; Shepherd 8 (Consolation) . ... Boyd S; Aird 9 (Consolation). Simpson 12; Chaney 8 (Consolation) Baalim'8; Peat 10 (Consolation). Tonight's Draw Clarke vs Simpson (Ellison). ' Marrs vs J. X''.' Hamilton (EUiaon) Morgan vs Aird (G. Challenge). FAMOUS SKATER DEAD London, Jan. 31.-The death has occurred at Lancaster ot Captain Charles Heniry Garnett, who served for many years in Canada, where he became famous as a skiiter. Be was 71 years of age. and naturally the best "sodas" you can buy conne out the other end of our modern automatic ovens-baked to a turn-ready to delight you with their crisp-ness and flavor. In Packag-es Only. The same high-class materials and skill make our Royal Arrowroot Biscuit so good that it is a favorite everywhere, especially for the children. North-Wcst Biscuit Co., Limited EDMONTON - ALTA. ,4 1917 F(J>RD COUPELET =$695.00=^ f.o.b. Ford, Ont For fall and winter driving', the new model Coupelet is a snug, comfortable car in cold weather and it can be quickly converted into an open car for fine tlays. This car is the one you need for all the year round service, no matter what the %veather or roads may be like. The new design is distinctive and makes a nice turn-out, specially desirable for women, doctors and business men. See the new model today and get your order in at once-^ FORD GARAGE The Baseball Frat N What It Means BPORT IN ENGLAND DURING PAST YEAR Sport in England in 1916 under. '�v'ent,...a. severe curtailment, but a rapid',>glance faaok.at the year re-,yeals �^Some. very : interesting fea-iijres.tjJChlet ambhg them is the fact that English spbrtsnieri accepted dls-lappoihlfcments. -with go.od grace and Very few grumbl6s; Tiid with them, bs with all patriots, it is the wln-liing of the war that counts before itll things. Quite the outstanding event of the year from a purely sporting point o� view has been the oi'ganized effort by the sportsmen at ihome to raise �40,000 for the provision, of a hundred motor ambulance cars for service on the allied Ifronts. In six months the British Sportsmen's Ambulance Fund' has raised over^half the sum aimed at- a splendid tribute to English sportsmen and to the earnest endeavor of Lord LonsdalB, the pitesident of the fund, and his committee. The best part of a six-day bike race Is the seventh day. How About Your Car? We can supply you with a radiator cover.  .Wrenches, all sizes. The Best of Tires. Flash Lights any size. Bobes. Veneers and Polish, We eatery a full line of Accessories Baalini Motor Co. ' HARJIY HOLMAN, MAIVAGER " Since all this talk of a strike of baseball players has set the Hot Stove League gassing, the uninitiated often ask what the Frat. is and where it sprang from. The Baseball Players' Fraternity was organized Oct. 20, 1912, by David L. Pultz. former IBrown University and major league baseball player. He is now a practising attorney In New York. 2SS players were ehrolled at the start. (. Pultz claims between GOO and 700 minor and major league players are enrolled. The fraternity first gained recognition in 1913 from the national com-missiou by gaining nearly every one of many demands. On the present board of directors are Roger Peckinpaugh, Sam Crawford, Robert Archer, Robert Byrnes, iAthur Fletcher, Jjhn Henry, Richard Hoblizell, Harry Hooper, Lee Magee, Walter Maranville, John Miller, Josh Devore and several others. Edward Reulbach is secretary of the organization. ^ NEW BOWLING RECORD Chicago, Feb. 2.-What was said to day to be a world's bowling record was made a few days ago "by tho Vermont Drives flve-man team of the Windy City League ot ^Chicago, with a team game of 1290 and an average of 3152 2-0. The three games .were 1107, 1061 and 1290. ? ? ? ? ? > ? ? CARPETBALL ? ? ? The following games in the .> .: : H. G. KILNER SHOE STOKE 414 13th Street North Repairs Neatly Executed COAL AND TR|\NSFER CCD. If you do not buy at OUR GREATEST SALE. A glance at our prices below will tell you hoAv. Felts Felts Men's Lacd or Gaiter Felt j Slioes. Sale Price......$2.25 Men^s Rubbers Never-slip Rubbers. Reg^ular $1.10. Sale Price......49c Comforters AT COST Reg. $2.50. Sale Price   S1.65 Reg. $3.50. Sale Price .. $2.50 Reg. $6.00. Sale Price .. $4.50 Men^s Overcoats TO CLEAR THE LOT Reg. $15.00. Sale Price. $9.75 Reg. $22.00. Sale Price $15.00 Reg. $25.00. Sale Price $17.50 IF YOU DON'T BUY NOW YOU WILL REGRET IT. Over Shoes Men's 1-buckle ...----- $1.49 Children's 2-buclvlc ... $1.45 Ladies' 3-bucklc .;.....$1.95 Your last chance to buy Buster Brown arid v^eainless Hose tor, pair .........i.... 19c EXTRA SPECIALS 10 Sets only Crown Silver Plated Table Sgts. Regular $12.50. Going at.............................. WE BOUGHT THESE AT A SNAP AND WE GIVE YOU THE BENEFIT. DON'T LOSE'THIS OPPORTUNITY. ^ 15 only, Pine Linen TABLE CLOTHS, 2^ yards long. Worti) $7.50. Going at. ..............__________ Mexican Hand Made FELT RUGS. These rugs are made of pure felt, are beau/iful in design. Worth $10 e�<'h. Extra Special............................... Yon willliave to hurry for these as there are only 15 in the lot. EVERY PURCHASE GUARANTEED or MONEY REFUNDED WESTERN MERCANTILE CO. OOG 3rd Avenue "Where your dollar does it^ ijiitj" Phone 1724 ;