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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SA-rORDAY, FEBRUATIY 0, 1918  THE tK'ftVRlUDGK r)AILY IlKr\ALD ^ Additional Sport 1 JEFFRIES OF SHMEY FIGHl A Little Inside History''of the Early Days of the (iame in America My tliat tight with Tom Sharkoy look placo tho night of May �, 1898, 111 tho ohl Mechanics' pavilion, Drove and  Lnrkin stroets.. Sun I'Yanclsco, �intl was won by Ann after 20 ronnds of mllilng. For u time there was little prospect oC U3 gottlns together In the ring. Tom 1 had an uxceptionally high opinion of himself us a fighter and when asked to.meet me told the promoters that he would do BO for ?15,000, win, lose or draw, i'^lnally Tom came down a -peg and told Messrs. CI room and Glbbs of the National club,'which promoted the fight, that,he.was ready to take ?12,-�0d. A set sum was out of the question so fur as the promoters were concern-'nd, so Tom finally gave In. and said he would do business on a percentage basis. On the night of April 11, 1898, Sharkey; who was his own manager whon it came to buslpess matters; BillyTlolaney, my representative, and .Messrs..Groom and Glbbs got together and, after a' lot of wrangling on the j)art of Sharkey; tho offer of the National club was accepted. Tom's shrowdncsa got us (iH per cent of the gate receipts Instead of 60, as wo first figured. Sharkoy said he wouldn't do^ bnalneas with tho Oplyniplc club, as It had treated him unfairly in previous fights, but at that Billy Kennedy had offered him Gfi per cent of the gross teate receipts and n bonus If ho would fight for the Olympics. Tills made Glbbs mad, tor he stated tluit lio had an agreement with Ken-nndy not to offer over 00 per cent, but AS tiio Olympic Club had broken. Its agroeniont'he would break his word and give ua 05 per cent., but no bonus. Sharkoy was satisfied and so was Delaney on my bbhalt and that day the articles of agreement were signed calling for a 2f) round contest between us with 7,1 per cent of the B.'i per cent to the winner and 2,'i per cent to the loser. Both of us agreed not to hit in the clinches, and Alex. Greggains and .Ilni (Jhe.iley were named as the men agreeable as referee. Sharkoy had kicked long and loud over a California man'performIng the honors, but finally agreed on Greggains. Trained at Oakland Neither Delaney nor myself lost any time getting into camp to train and the next day Vo movell to the Reliance Club of Oakitmd. Sharkey went to Val-lojo and had Tom K'onutidy and Frank or lawn L Sullivan _t__i_ By LORHY A. JACOES 'B was /ard and 'o wan wiUIn', , Tho tho pace 'e went was klUlu^ 01' .lawn \t. \ '!0 was rough arid 'o was ready, Tho 'is ways was never steady- Ol' Jnwn L. Whon 'e fought a uloomin' fight, 'E used Ms left and used 'la right- or Jawn L. Life was Jlst a game wit' 'im, Till 'Is flashln'i light grew dim-i or .lawn L. ' . Now 'c's erosaed tlio Oront 131 vide, Now 'o's on tho other side- 01".7nwn Ij, An' if H10AnT"ls chance enhances, Wo,>\^ould like to trade our chances OVIDU TllBriK-tor 01* Jawn I/a. "GMRETSIESIIF . SICK, CONSTIPATED Best for Liver ahd Bowels Bad Breath, Bad Colds, Sour Stomach. Get a 10-cont box. Sick headache, biliousness, coated jtongue, head and dose clogged up with A cold-always trace this to torpid Jlvor; delayed, fermenting food in tUa, bowels o;- sour gassy, stomach. Poisonous matter clogged In tho In-leBlinea Instead of being cast out of the system Is rc-ajaaorbcd Into tho i�)lood. When this poison reaches the delicate brain tlssufi it causes congos? ,iion and tltat dull, throbbing, alcken> jlnrihcddaohe. CascttretB Immediately cleanse tho istoranch, remove tho .)(>n of tho world.' The pi;�^8�i, with ,tew exceptions, said I wqu^l bo easy for Iluby Bob and this mad�) mo all tho more dotormlned to g^t him Into tjte ring, and a few, month?, later'that opportunity came. . ; ' > v SPECmSAID HE iSI OPERATE She Took -FRUIT. A-TIVES''lMtM. And Is Now in Perfect Heehb. MME. F. GAREAU 153 Papineau Ave., Montreal. "For throe year.s, 1 sulfered great pain in the lower part of my hotly, with swelling or bloatfng. I saw a specialist, who carefully examined mo and gave me several tonics to take, which did not help me. Then he told ran I must undergo an operation. .This, I refused to permit. I beard about 'Ffuil-a-liies' and tho wonderful resulla it was giving because this vifdictHe is made from Jruil juices, so clecided to try it. The first box gave great relief; and I continued the treatmei/t, taking, six boxes more. Now, my health excellent - I am free of pain and swelling-and 1 give 'Fruit-a-tives' my warmest thanks", Mme, F. GAREAU. 50c. a box, 6 for $2.50, trial size 25c. At all dealers or.sent by Frnit-a-tives Linaited, Ottawa. S DEMONSTRATED Calgary Branch Has Corner on Twins-And the End is is Not Yet PAGE SEVEN HOLDS ANNUAL MEET HIalrmore, Kol). ;i.--^\Vcddliig bells were ringing on WcitncKday cvenlnB. Mr, Slacey Snillli mul .Miss Annie ^c-Lood wore unlti^d in marriage at the homo of the brldi.''.s parents. Ilev. Mr. Ypiing of Frank, performed the ceremony! Mr. Smith lias been a trainman for the C.l'.R. for n niimbcr of years. MlsB MpLood liad bc(>n employed In tlie offfco of llu; \Ve That Dr. MuUonald having from the beginning of the war taken care of all Patriotic fund dependents gratuitously, we thank Ur. McDonald for his continued kindness for the welfare ot the mothers and children of the fund and we desire liereby to express our appreciation lOf- his work. Secretary's Report . , During the past ,yew there has bben twelve moetluga of the local branch ot the Canadian Patriotic held with u fairly good attendance of the members-of the Committee at each meeting. Of those who were elected on the Committee at the annual meeting beid in January 1916, allf emain connected with it at tlie present time with'the exception of the late Mr. D. a; Sinclair, Rev. E. H. Grey, L. G. ISaton .and Mr. W. Shaw, late prosl-(lent. Since i\Ir. Shaw's resignation a.s li>resldent iii November Mr. J. E. GiUis Tias filled that office. .;The average nupiber of beneficiaries of this branbli through the past year has been about twenty monthly and the average.amount paid out w^as. pi'lor to November Ist. $455.00, since November Ist, owing to the increase In allowances the average has been (640.00. The average receipts for 19115 were about;. $315,00 monthly, ^^hlle the amount sent in to Head Office at Calgary averaged ?S10.00 irionthly. The total receipts and disbursements for 1917 were as follows; > Receipts Balance on hand from 191G. .$ �3..15 Employees of W. C. C, Green- Suh- acrfptions Patriotic Dance held Jan. I'.Otli C. AV. .fobnston Proceed.s from benefit ................... Andrew IMgar .............. I.(;i2.:i5 2:!0.(l.-. iinr.ou Sr,9.7'i no.00 lo.ni) '20.00 I Ing the month of .Uuiuury !i,0!t:t doznns Ot eggs were lost In Uint city tlirotigh spoiling. On February 1. .Mr. O'Connor declare.-), Moiilreal egg opprntors hold more than double llie duantlty of eggH on hand February I. 1917. Total ileceiplH .........$3,822.90 Disbursements Sent to Head Office, Calgary.$:i.700.00 j : rol of Secretary's allowance postage, etc............ Printing .'................ Secretary, Tabulating ll.si Subscribers ......,....... A, W. Uobblns, two auto trips to Frank ................. Expenses ot Delegate to * -> > ? > : > ? � OTTAWA POSTMASTER : SUPERANNUATED ; Ottawa, l''eb. 9.-.lames A. ? Gouln, who has been postmas- ? lor here for 35 years, lias been ? : : : � ,  10. Uelt Pulley is ot proper size.for all standard power machines .In*-.,; Is conveniently located. / the past two years and the many testimonials received from users of Latison Tractors leads us to believe that we Uavo accompllsned this. It will pay you to order your tractor early because the factory output is having a hard time |o keep up with llie demand. Send yotir name and address (or fuU particulars and catalogue and> then send yoiir order early^ will protect you if any redHpH<^n is made Jn duty up to time of delivery. The John Lausoiti Mfg. Co,, New Holtlcin, Wit. m Oiitributors lor Alberta, Lethbridge, Alberta. �,.-'1 4640 554 41 0807 835856 ;