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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBntBOE DAILY HEKALD PAGE BRINGING UP FATHER y McMatius ASHAMED ttHC HOME ACT KNOW t CANt HOW COV1 TO CANT WHAT UEPT IN t1TYIN UT THE to HOME KOOLbNT MtM WUZNT TAXI C Aft f i Harrison and Jack Dilloli Matched Bout to Come off in Milwaukee Xl Ross Has a Sparring Partner Ring fans up way have Been wondering why they never heard much about before he came up hereto fight Al As a matter of fact there are plenty of neartopnotchers south of the line we seldom hear of up thio and Harrison Is one of But the Chicago battler is going to step Into the lime light in the next few for according to word received by friends in the city Harrison is to take on Bob Moha at Chicago soon and Jack Dillon at Milwaukee a few days Moha Isnt so well known to Alberta fans but there are mighty few who havent heard of Jack Dillon the Hoosier Between Dillon and Mike Gibbons is said to be a Fans will be anxious to learn how Har rison and come for from the result they will be able to tell pretty well the calibre of the HarrisonRoss match The local setto has been put down by who have seen the best of them across the line in as one of the greatest mills they had evtpr Ross Working Hard Ross now boasts a sparring part ner at his training quarters man who can make him speed up and develop his punch for his com ing match with Spider Wolfe of Thats what the fans want to Wolfe is a great boxer though probably a shade less of a battler than so he and Ross should match up well and show plenty of There Is a possibility that the RossWolfe bout will have to be postponed a day or two owing to the theatre being booked for a Sore Hands Are Fad Among Players at Training Camps Buck Wonver Ukes a hot liner that glove which boon swollen nearly knocks htm off his feet and Trls Speaker gets a drive with apparent Doesnt the ball sling Hoys on lie sand lots and amateurs generally find tholr hands are swol len and sore after an afternoon of They envy the calm with which major leaguers tncklo the Its all In the When major leaguers are at their spring camp they have to go through a process of hardening their Several months of vacation from active play ing make their hands as soft as those of the average Managers find it necessary to order their men to practice a couple of days without the fdea being to keep them from throwing too Many outfielders have trouble at first catching Ping a sure been seen to drop eight of 10 fly balls hi to him and landing squarely in his After a day at first base we have heard Jack Fournler complain of to twice Us normal First basemen and catchers during tlie early stages of the practice often wear heavier pads in their Sonfo Insert a beef in the lin Joe apparently a hardy more than once lust spring told how his hands hurt him after catch Ing ordinary After a few days the change and it isnt long before the soreness PhillyOutfielder Vho Goes to Cubs One of Oldest In the Game New 11 recently traded to the Cubs by UPJ Phillies for Fred is a mar vel among outfielders of the major At the nge oE Paskert still ranks wears away and can begin to take as ono of the speediest gardeners in a relish in handling liners the big which Is unusual for a Most pitchers go through a harden player of his ing process tlfat Is extremely The finger that grips the balls grad ually gets a callous on the known to pitchers UK a This soro He caused by scam of the ball rubbing against the fingertip as the bull Is forcibly The pain is for woeks Pitchers dread this stage of spring but realize they have to through with Sore arms can he treated fair hut a pitchers corn is something that has has exhibited his to be faced and I I From our own Correspondent rink which travelled to Calgary for tho returned last bring the with con sisting of tho Premiers and four individual 2nd In the alno 4 cups of great value to the in the They were second wiih four prizes that mean much to while the Visitors challenge was only lost by one small and this is a capture of no mean as to the but great in what it means to the curling fra They say it wasAvoykwork work all the time while but here is the They cannot speak too highly of the treatment received the hands of the Calgary and the whole as they are all good Fred manager of the Mac leod Supply left quietly for Brit ish not for a I but for some one to help him keep Many baseball writers gave rrert The wm returii Mitchell the when he made the lst and on Ideal for allowing a young S The average outfielder begins to lose his legs after he passes Tho nlmbleness that enabled him to cover acres of ground when he first won his spurs begins to and he shows plainly that he is slowing Not so with Hehas always ranked as ono of the fleetest of out and though he Is several steps slower than he used to be he can still cover ground with the average field markable of the improvej player like Williams to got from ment in athletic The runi the Cub But Mitchell contemh ning jump mark has been moved up 3 516 inches since when Page cleared ti feet 4 Eddie Beesou holds the record at that he profited by the and H Paskert has a good year he will prob ably be Mitch needed a righthand hitter Mativ farms are changing at Remarkable Advance Has Been Made in Track and Field Athletics 100YARD MARK The remarkable advance made in truck and field athletics by American performers in recent years is striking y demonstrated by the latest charts of with j feet 7 5lii but for the Cub and there are few in the interim Mike Sweeney and i fielders with Paskerts ability and ex George Horine figures of theirperience who could do the Cubs more thus proving factors in the climb the The broad jump shows an improvement of 1 foot 4il4 In 18SG the figures 23 foot a made by Malcolm and Paskert began playing professional baseball in 1904 with the Dayton club of the Central After three years at Dayton he spent a season at between that date antl Meyer Brim and then came to the Clncin steins record leap of 24 feet 7 Keels in Ho was a member inches the records were broken five times by four different broad jump Other Marks Go The step and jump shows a gain of feet 14 inches between 1884 and when tho existing fig the Amateur Athletic With urea were by Dan JACK DILLON Who will shortly clash In Milwaukee With Phil who battled Ross here WILL GO TO TABER Game Should Be Good One Where Will Finals Be Played The Y Basketball team will jour ney to Tabor tonight to meet 11 prac tically unknown team in thiit Taber four or five years back sported u classy aggregation und without a doubt will have to ba reckoned 4 this year The big miestiou seems to lie when and where the RaymondLothbridge finalH will be Nothing definite yet has been settled but the popular idea seems to be to settle tho argu ment on a neutral which would he the Cardston school undoubtedly the best floor in tho south Here Is the way tho dope Raymond came to Lethbridge and received a trouncing to the tuns of Then Lcthlfridge went to Raymond and likewise received a trouncing by That the home floor makes this vast difference there is no so the way to settle it is to play on a neutral The only other way would be to play an other series of home and home games and count total points onthe The round would give Lethbridge tho bacon as they made a total of one point more than The date of the playoff has not yot been ite cided but may be Thursday of this CONNIE MACK HAS HOPE Connie cant see why baseball writers everywhere are prdicting ut lr ruin for him next My team wont be so very says It pennant winner that f hardly think it will but my team will play mighty good or else i shall bo great ly I now have the nucleus of a strong When I announce the names of my players you writers all have to back 1 have few sur prises for the writers as well as thn 1 may finish but 1 dont expect The exception of two or three events the records show that almost every stand ard repeatedly been bet tered during the period since the early when the was organ Tho 100yard dash record was cut down twofifths of a second in a triflo less than 30 Between 1883 and 1918 it was broken and no less than sprinters participated inbreak ing or tying the In the 220yard dash tourfifths of ii second was lopped off the time In a similar the record being broken twice eight runners receiving credit for exceeding ov equalizing the The pole vaulters also kept raising the bar steadily from the day when Hugh Baxter did 11 feet 5 inches in Mark Wright now holds the rec with 13 feet 2 14 but tho original height has been improved up oiyuo less than seven times and tied of tho lledville aggregation for four and has worn a Philly uniform Reid and family who spent the month at the is glad to return to Alberta Grier and family returned from delighted more than ever with and its is now Ed attending the session of the Alberta An accident that jyas almost seri occurred when Workman was returning to Macleod from the Hazelmere the car skidded on a slight and overtiirn Only a few and noth for seven That he is still inK serious It may cost a good enough to attract the eye of a few dollars to have manager who is stretching every point to assemble a championship club is a tribute to his staying SAIER MAY PLAY TOLEDO Dresnahan In the weight events 14 feet 18 inches mark the gain between Queck berners heave of 28feet S 14 Inches with the 5Hpound and Matt Gratns 40 feet ti 18 Inches made In The shotput gain amounts to feet 1 having hean broken six times in a period of SO years The discus previous The throw was not establishod until event is one of the exceptions to tho j and the first figures were held by general Wendell Baker ran tho i with 118 feet 9 440 yards hi 47 seconds In and In 1912 the present record of 145 feet in 1900 Macey Long reduced the time 9 12 inches was made by hut TAKE TI OUT OF Said to Have Good Offer Made Him In Doubles and Jennings Lose Flag Shover and Dickson DeManbey anfl Perc Irwin took Clark and Green into camp on Satur day evening in the bowling but they failed by one pin to take games out of The youngsters to 17 Since that date no during these 15 years the figures were Itook tle lllst two eas ci 1 tVtn 4 Vi4irl sprinter has even equaled this per f Distance Marks Lowered Coming to thelonger tho liallmllo run has been battered seconds having been cut off the murk made by Lou Myers In This time was lowered twice and four athletes are credited with tying or breaking the In the mile run 8 seconds improved no less than seven and they the thlld 29SInviu in each case Martin Sheridan was tho athlete to better his previous CURLING The and at It scores was high man for the three games with with 201 as high single DeManbey also went over the 500 mark for his three rolling very The pair had 67 lead in the three Tonight tho round starts on its second lap when Shover and Willots are drawn against Free stone and Saturday nights mark the C5 George The bonspiel had to be postponed for j ran the distance in 1882 in a few days tomorrows few days tomorrows and in turn Tommy John Paul Draw for tonight Leech Marrs and Norman Tabor each clipped j Davidson Klrkham Nelson tjie until at present it stands atlAlrd McKeimio The first The fivemile record has beeri broken i the threa times and equaled once and tlie total giUn amounts to RUSSELL LET OUT BY UNCLE SAM 54 ii The 10mjle run shown I Discharged as Boxing Instructor at 177 5U5 Roger Bresnahan an nounces that First Baseman Vic Saiav in all play wfth To ledo this According to Saier is a free agent and able to sign withwhich ever club he Pittsburg claims and the Chicago Cubs argue that he belongs nut Manager Bresnn han contends he can sign a contract with Toledo Pittsburg ami Chicago have been hotfoot the sterling first The duke is said to have made him a splendid salary far in ex cess ofwhat he got last year at Chi cago over what Owner Wotsghinaii of the Cubs offers this season und above what Barney Dreyfuss is wilting to pay Pittsburg contends it owns the first Chicago argues he is Thats what Brosnahan believes made him what is prob ably the biggest salary offered to an athlete to play in the Drove His Airplane Through a Flaming Enemy Balloon i an aviator feels when ho drives an air plane through a flaming observation balloon Is described by Giovanni An an Italian airman who demol ished an Austrian balloon in that fashion in an air conflict at The balloon was guarded by threa Austrian chaser These were engaged by throe Italian fighting ma chines wliilo Ancillotto dived straight nt tho at which lie opened tire with inoedlary bullets at a range of about 20 At the same moment he suddenly realized the danger he was for was clearly Impossible for him to avoid collision with the now flaming i thought to it moans he says in his I Closed my eyes und Barely a second passed before I felt a shock there was a sound of flames across my I opened my eyes and found myself a few dozen yards from the I started my steadied the glanced at the wings in fear that their support would fail They were trembling as though broken and were carrying sonie tattered pieces oC But they held the propeller and the gradually gaining glided toward the Ital A few minutes later I alight ed at my Examination of the machines show ed that it had passed clean through the burning In the shock of collision wings actually been broken in the but were held by the support of the ran chine CLASSIFIES PEOPLE M PEACE RICKEY BUSY WITH HORNSBY RUUey has spent half of the winter keeping Rogers llornsby away from tho which occupation he i three In Wright The last inLUuK i i tho Green fi09 i expects to meanwhile trying to induce Horusby to sign up with 340 the 127 166 403 474 of the Mitchell motor makes it possible to drive on hjigh aean at ranging half a mile to fifty or sixty miles an This same feature enables it to up and idle tfpwn just as It Is only when you on crowded you realize hoiv muoh your safety and the safety of others depend on this one THE MITCHELL IS A SAFE CAR Bijou Motor Parlors Limited THE HOU86 STREET SOUTH 8ERVICS a gain of 15 seaontis since j the record of that dftto having been bettered three I In the hurdle race 1 15 seconds mark tlie gain over the120yard In I8in Williams did 15 and in 19H Simpson established the i present figures of 14 these I 2G years the record was brokep four times and tied four Krneiulein Set 220 Hurdle Record Al 220 yards the gain amounts to a full This second was cut off by Kraenzlein In 18ft8 and has i beon tied but newer Tlie onemile has been improved to the extent of 1 35 seconds aluce Cin ders Murray stepped the distance in U minutes 20 H5 seconds U was not until that tbe Canadian andtoed the distance In and no uther performer has equaled tlicvse fig Tau IiuUi 4VCijU also afford some Camp Pike The dischargfe of Franklo New Or leans as boxing instructor at Camp Pike was It from v Russells arrest by the military following a fist fight be tween the pugilist and u member of the military police a Uttle Hock danco f BOOSTS TONY BOECKEL Manager Hugo Begdek of the Pirates canto back east with glowing accoyfcits 348 937 Dickson and with the latter going great ploughed through Jennings und who have been holding the house flag for doubles howling at tho Dominion on Saturday evening when they beut the holders by 3Jt pins In a five gaAie Shoverand Dickson took three of tho five Shover was the high num for the set having two gamex over Jennings had high single gamo with Kvuns had ono game over the 20U Shover and Wlllets play Needs and Freestone tonight and Tuesday evening Lis combe and Millar play Smith and Wednesday evening the Y of the prospects of Ton Boeckel ma play the return fiveman Dickson 144 196 165 853 Snover 200 1U1 204 070 3B7 344 387 Jennings 154 135 878 201 187 165 ggod us his third Boockei has been hard at work all fall and winter and has taken off fully 15 pounds uf surplus One of the handicaps to the youth from tho Northwestern last summer was bis heft and lie set about reducing aa uoou M life sensou 865 332 3C4 on Germanys war altos and dangers of a premature Lord Denbigh described the people who are out for peace at any price and certain others as in class separ ating them as The 1s are those who are Ignor ant of the situation and do not know what they are talking The 2s are utter men who want the war to end because cannot get margarine or because their beer is The Ss are the enemy agents In the pay of trying to lower the morale of the soldiers and RESIGN BECAUSt OF ILLNESS who has toeen In com McGill general hospi tal on service in sincd its organization nearly three years and a half has returned toMontreal He resigned his command owing to t MAKE YQUR SUMMER DRESS THE BAY HAS THE N Obey the Law Make sure that your car is equipped with a Lens that fulfills all the legal We Sell the Qsgood BAALIM MOTOR HOMR OF THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY V ;