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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WT3DXESDAY. FEBRUARY 6, 191R _ - THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE --ui_______u-L-L.__'--.I..i..ji.L_____j.i__1______.....__I____'.j________�_____________!-�_1-l----------!-i-i---------~--------------�.------------------ ��' !�!ext Saturday night at Vulcan Young Ootch, billed as the 190-pound wrestling champion of Vancouver, and Walter Anderson, sometime of Lethbridge, will tangle on the mat under the promotion of M. P. Butler, of that town. The best two out of three falls will decide the match which is for a prize of $150. On the following Saturday night the winner will stack up against Frank Taylor, brother of the famous Jack. WILLARD WAIT8 FOR REPLY Jess Willard is still hibernating. in Chicago, waiting for some one to take him up on his proposition to fight for the Red Cross. A lot of battlers have sprung up and expressed a willingness to tako Jesa on, but. no promote! or manager has agreed to meet, the terms Willard Imposed. It is unlikely that anything further toward inducing Jess to enter the ring will be done until the outcome of the Fred Fulton-Frank Motan battle in Now Ovisacs in February. Strength is an important factor in a motor car. lis long-wearing qualities depend upon il. So does your safely. At the same time, its weight roust not be uiiduly increased, or it will lose in speed and power. Some cars are built just as strong as they need to be; some are are built a little stronger than they neod to be; some quite a lot songer; lW- THE MITCHELL CAR IS BUILT 100 PER CENT. STRONGER 1 Bijou Motor Parlors TRAINING AS NEVER BEFORE L Local Idol Doing Road Work-Has Had Tonsils Removed -Tait in Teg > *> > ? : : ? > : curling : ! Last night':- results in the > > Summit Mine: Clarke beat ? Leech. McNabb beat Spalding. > ? Kirkham beat'Hoyd. ? ? Tonight's Craws > Skeith vs. Kirkham. > ; Clarko vs. McNabb. ? : 2 sheets for Indies. ? ? ? 0 ? > � Young Al Ross started training Monday for his bout with "Spider'' Wolfe of Chicago which will be staged here two weeks from tonight, February JOtli. And this time Ross is going to train. Friends were surprised yesterday to see the local ring idol hitting il down � the road In running togs. Ross is doing road work. It is a long time since he did training of this kind but after his bou; with Harrison he decided that before ever he went into the ring again he would put bimsolf in condition that he could go 20 rounds if necessary. By this method he figures that lie can go in and fight all (he way for ten rounds. That's bis plan of campaign for Mr. Wolfe, and if he doesn't surprise his friends with his speed and staying powers he will be a badly surprised man. Fans who saw the Ross-Harrison match will remember that Harrison was in such fine condition that, he never even took a. drink of water for the first five rounds, and at the end of the bout did not appear the least bit tired or winded. Ross used to be in that condition too, three or four years ago, but since he has been fighting in Lethbridge he has not been forced to extend himself, and so got. into bad training habits. The local boy also wants a training partner, or two who can mix it to a finish. A fine training gym is being fitted up over the Plaza and Ross invites any who will mix it with him to come around. Another thing thai: will help Ross in his match with Wolfe is that, he has had his tonsils removed. These were a source of trouble to him in the Harrison bout and hurt, his wind. Now however the enlargement is gone and Ross thinks he will be a great deal faster. The local man has just as many friends as ever who are very anxious for him to win in this bout. Wolfe is touted to be just as good a man as Harrison, a little rangier and not quite so youthful, but more experienced. Ross however is not. the least bit scared and thinks he can show the fans of Southern .Alberta thai he was not at his best last month in his go with Harrison. One other reason the fans are going in shoals to see Ross on the 20th is that he has been reexamined by the medical board and has been raised from Category IX! to Category A2. .Tust how-Ross' exemption application will be viewed is hard to say but it behooves the fans if they want to be sure to sec Ross in action again to see him when he meets Spider Wolfe. And here's another bit of news: Clonie Tait is in Winnipeg, lie,has changed his plans and is looking for a scrap in Lethbridge. If ho. will meet Al Bloom he can have what he wants early in March. IMm �---i r- y :i ^ I m PLANK LEADS SOUTHPAWS And now Eddie Plank has sent out his usual winter notice of retirement from the diamond. The,. Gettysburg Catling, as the Alliterative Alecks would put. it, has faced a grand total of 51,907 batsmen in his 17 seasons, and they made 387} hits for a batti lg average against him of .24!!. He leads all lefthanders in the history of the game in the amount of work he has done apd hi effectiveness. In only five games in his entire career was Plank touched up for runs that ran into double figures. TOMMY GIBBONS WON THE HOUSE OF SERVICE FIFTH STREET SOUTH LETHBRIDGE, ALT A. Pittsburg, Pa., Feb. 4.-Tommy' Gibbons, of St. Paul, won the decision here tonight over George Chip, of Newcastle. Pa., in a 10-round bout. Gib-bons took six of the rounds on points, Chip being awarded two, and two were even. Freestone Surprises Fans Hanging Up Two Records For the Competition By E TRACTOR OPERATION TECHNICAL SCHOOL Taking two games out of three Needs and Freestone bung up the scalp of two of (lie leading bowlers of city last night in the doubles competition, when they trimmed Liscombc and Millar by 111 pins in the three games. The winners were almost unknown quantities in the bowling game in Lethbridge lint they bad the. pins cackling to mii^e and there was nothing to it. Freestone had their number for fair and when he rung up a total of .r)75 pins for the three games he set the high mark for the tournament to date. He had a high [ single, game of 221 which is also high single game, so he had the records going high, wide and crooked. Liscombe ami Millar had a look in only in the second game when they won by 12 pins. Tonight Evans and Smith lake on Dickson and Benton on Thursday night Mercer and Wallis bowl Sloan and Uebersetzig. Last night's scores: Needs ........ 170 131 175-47G Freestone...... 1!M 163 221-575 In accordance with the policy of assisting the various commercial and industrial needs of the province, the Department of Education has authorized the authorities of the Institute to add another popular course lo the list of evening classes. A practical course in Gas Tractor operation and repair, including mechanism, ignition, engine and electrical parts will begin on Wednesday evening next and last for eight weeks. The number of evenings per week will be determined by the wishes of the various groups of students. It was the intention to have offered this evening class early in January, but the course had to be postponed as tho new gas and steam engine building was not completed. P.ut the Institute has now an amply equipped, up-to-date demonstration building, a first class machine shop, and various types of engines and tractors. Instruction will be given by lectures, assisted by lantern slides and by practical demons-strajjon on the various types of machines by highly trained experts. Many applications have already been received, and as only a limited number of students can be. admitted, any others desiring to receive such Instruction should apply without, delay to the Secretary at the Institute. Further information concerning fees, details of the course, etc., will be furnished by calling up K 5172. Liscombc Millar ... 361 294 :5,%-1051 145 144 160-449 158 1G2 171-491 303 S0G 331-940 SCRUPP MADE GOOD RECORD Set Mark for National When He Whiffed 12 Cardinals Fordie Schupp wasn't exactly what you might call a bear-cat In the hue world's scries between the Giants and Sox. But. he did his best, and he distinguished himself by scoring a shutout, victory, which helped some. Yet. Ferdie has something to chirp about. The pitching records for 1917 show that Schupp was the leading strike-out twirlcr of the season in the National. Schupp liun^ up a record when he fanned 12 members of the Cardinals in a game on July 7, and in several other contests he whiffed more than seven opposing batsmen. Jim Vaughn of the Cubs has a unique record in strikeouts. The figures show that he struck out more than seven batsmen in eight distinct games. Vaughn's high strike-out mark was 11, just one beloiv Schupp. THE A! Chase Flock of Geese and Capture Their Christmas Dinner MANY HOMERS ON POLO GROUNDS Home Team, However, Does Not Seem to Have Advantage The Polo Grounds are the delight of home run hitters, so far as the American league is concerned, and the total of Yankee homers Is usually high, but a New York statistician has figured out. that there has been no great advantage to the home club in this respect. In fact, visiting teams at the Polo Grounds made more homers there last season than did the Yankees in all their home games. Frank Baker and Wally Pipp found the right field wall to their liking, but Tim Hondryx dropped five balls in the left field bleachers. Only nine drives were made into the right field stands by Yank'v: sluggers. There were 19 home runs credited to the Yankees to all sections of the field, while visiting players accumulated 23. CHAMPION WAS STRONG Philadelphia, Feb. 4. - Ted Lewis, welterweight champion of the world, had the better of a 6-round bout here tonight with Johnnie Tillman, of Minneapolis. Tillman put up a game fight, but the champion was too clever for him, and had the advantage in nearly every round. Vancouver, February 5. - How a Vancouver airman brought down from the clouds the most, pleasing portion of his Christmas dinner, and incidentally the iminner in which he enjoys the new form of sport in England, is told in a letter just received in the city from Flying Instructor O. W. Whalley, who is stationed at the Royal Flying corps depot in Norfolk. "1 caught a goose on Christmas eve," he writes. "A flock flew over the airdrome and three of us went up in machines and chased them. I was lucky enough to cut one down with the wires of my undercarriage. Two of the wires were broken, but that did not matter, seeing where I was. I was mighty glad 1 did not get him be- NO COAL SHORTAGE AT GRASSY LAKE (From r,ur Own Correspondent) Grassy ,l,ake, Feb. 5.-The west bound train due here at 1.50 a.m. did not go through Saturday till 9.30 a.m., a. freight was wrecked at Seven Persons, blocking the track. J. H. Watson went to Lethbridge on business Monday, returning Tuesday. John Foulkes, Jr.. who has heen in Lethbridge hospital for the past few weeks having a bone tumor removed from his foot returned home today. We have been experiencing the coldest weather of the season, wc get reports of 40 below, and our postmaster gives out a report that it was 50 below about 7 o'clock Thursday morning. There is very little hauling being done and business in general is quiet, owing to the severe weather. We read of suffering from fuel shortage in other places but wo have lots of coal, the local mines are well able to supply the demand. Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Sickles went to Lethbridge Monday the latter to receive medical treatment. Miss Gcorgic Hall who has been visiting her sister Mrs. Logan, left for her home in Winnipeg, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Berlin were in Lethbridge on business this week. Mr. and Mrs. R. .1. McNabb left Sunday night for a ten days' trip to Spokane and other western cities. The masquerade given by the management of the Kmpress theatre Wednesday night, created great interest and drew a large crowd, regardless of the fact that it was the coldest night this year, the building was crowded to the door. There were several good costumes, first prize was awarded to Mrs. G. W. Haley who represented a Red Cross nurse, second to Miss Annie Salvage as "Little Lord Fontelroyj" first gent's prize to Rennie Menard as "Charlis Chaplain." Music was furnished by Rygg orchestra. All report it the best dance of the season. Mm. O. W. Larson left Thursday to join Mr. Larson at Calgary who is on his way home after spending two months at Los Angeles. AT (Sc�cial to the Hcreldl Purdett, Feb. 5.-Alex. Hamilton has sold his blacksmith shop lo Ross Strong who we understand Is acting for parties at present in North Dakota. The now school board under the direction of M. A. Hardio as chairman have the plans for the Consolidated school well under way to start building operations as soon as tha spring opens up. Jack Lyczweski returned last week from an extensive trip through the western States and reports thousands of farmers waiting for the war to quit and then they are coming to buy soma of this cheap Alberta land. George Johnston, J.P., has moved hiB law office to the council chamber where citizens requiring "perfectly legal documents" will be able to find him at all times. A. Waddell reports that, he has hired two first class mechanics to run his garage and expects to be ready Cor business about the middle of February. Hotel Well Patronized The Burdett Hotel is now being well patronized by all the travelling men who frequent this section of the C. P. R.. all of whom speak very highly of the hospitality of this famous hotfl. Mrs. M. A. Hardie and her stuff co-workers are very busy on hehnlr of the Red Cross and from preront indications this band of willing worker;: is going to put Burdett on the Had Cross map to stay. The L.D.S. congregations, are now holding meetings every Sunday in tb--; old town hall under the supervision of W. T. Fletcher presiding elder. It is rumored that the TJ.F.A. are going to install a lumber yard In Burdett this spring. The board of trade have received letters from two fully qualified druggists and one doctor during the last week relative to locating here so we can expect to welcome a doctor and a druggist into our midst in the neat future. BAR WOMEN AT BOXING BOUTS The boxing commission of Oregon has ruled against admitting women to boxing shows in that state. tween my planes, as he was so heavy he would have taken away enough wires to have so weakened one wing that it would have come off ant) T might have been the 'goose.' " Not only did he secure the central dish for the Christmas dinner from the skies, but he made an aerial delivery of his game. Klying low over his home, he dropped the bird down into his own garden, whore it was recovered and plucked ready lor cooking by the time ho had stabled his machine and returned on his bicycle lo the house. "1 also go catching pheasants move or less the same way," he continued. "The only difference is that 1 dive at them, then fly about a few feot off the ground straight at them. When I am about 25 or 50 yards aw-ay I open wide my engine and the noise frightens them, so up. they get, just in time for me to go flying through tho flock. "I seldom miss getting one, two or three of them. I got nine one day. It's about the best sport I know. All my pupils and mechanics beg me to take them pheasant hunting." > ? : > : *' * t> > RECORD.ENTRY LIST AT EDMONTON 'SPIEL Edmonton, Feb. 5.-The first annual bonspiel of the Alberta Curling association opened this morning with 91 rinks entered. Ot the total entry there are 4b' visiting rinks, including six from Saskatchewan, one from British Columbia and the remainder from the Alberta clubs which comprise the new association, embracing the territory from Red Deer north. Special Sheep Lectures The Provincial Department of Agriculture announces that it has secured the services of W. T. RITCH The eminent Australian wool specialist to address the Wool Growers of Southern Alberta at the Claresholm School of Agriculture on February 14th, as follows: At 2.00 p.m.-PRODUCTION OF WOOL. At 7.30 p.m.-PREPARATION AND MARKETING. AND AT FIRE HALL, LETHBRIDGE, AS FOLLOWS: February 15, 8.00 p.m.-CLASSIFICATION OF WOOL. February 16, 10.00 a.m.-PRODUCTION. February 16, 1.30 p.m.-PREPARATION AND MARKETING. H. A. CRAIG, Deputy Minister. > ? > ? ? ? ? ? ? Obey the Law Make sure that your car is equipped with a Lens that fulfills all the legal requirements. We Sell the Famous Osgood BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOME OF THE CHEVROLET back OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLMAN, Mgf. 29353308 36 ;