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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FKBttfARY THE DAILY HEHALD PAGE THRfifl V BRINGING UP FATHER y McMamis too euieve THMT COOKING eee N6TV6U CO SKHT DOWN ANO I OlDtVY IT FC dr ra MKtt TO KNOW COOK THACT STUFP wirMT tNT FIT ANIMAL Nearly All Major League Ball Players Were Born in Among the 4n ball players In big league clubs last yoar there wuro only a dozen or so who ware not born in this country again demonstrating Is absolutely an American The only big loaguejs born on for soil are Catcher Jimmy born in Dublin ditcher feorgo Gib a native of Catcher Miguel Gonzales of the who halls from Havanit Pitcher George born in Scotland Third Baseman Jimmy Austin of tho born in Wales First Baseman Mollwitz of the who first saw light in Germany Outfielder Marsans of tho an other native of Cuun Hob Bcschor and and Jim Walsh of the Red wlio was born in According to Whos AVIio in Base an annual publication giving all the past dope on the big Pennsylvania carries the honor that used to belong to that of leading the country as the birthplace of per fortiters iri the major Twentyeight big leaguers were born in the Keystone Illinois and Indiana lias up eight and Michi gan Texas and each banks on six major with Nebraska and Tennessee each pointing with pride to West Vir ginia and North Carolina have four with Kansas and New Jersey each stopping with Those satisfied with a pair are Mississippi and South The states with just a single pjayer listed in the book are New Hamp Rhode Island and South Big leaguers bpin in Ohio are George of the Giants Hank Tom Miller Benny Lee Harry Mey George Rube Bill Roger Burt Harry Hubert Leonard and Carl and Wumsgatiss are the only natives of Cleveland in the big times having changed Ohio are tied for second each since 10 years ago when we sixth city with New York boasts of Callcould brag of a dozen or more big fornia of 13 and Missouri of including the Delahanty tically the entire dozen having boon Tommy Leach and Bill Brad born in BOUT AT NEXT SATURDAY Frank and Walter An derson Will Settle Their Differences on Mat Butler of baseball theatre owner and ing was in town yesterday and informed the Herald that be had signed Frank Taylor and Walter Anderson for a dficisjon two falls out oC three for a purse of to take place Vulcan next Satur day February in view of the fact that these two havent yet settled Hie squabble they started on tho train one day u few weeks ago the bout on Saturday niglit will be Interesting and will draw fans from all along the Alderside line and from Frank Taylors met and defeatedYoung Gotcli of Van couver at Vulcan last Saturday night taking two straight falls in 34 and 20 minutes so that he turn ed the trick in an Taylor has thrown Harry Hein at Sandy Ferguson and Billy in a return with Ferguson Taylor got tho first fall In 55 Ferguson Rot the second in five minutes but in mak ing the full ho wrenched his muscles so that be was not able come i If bodisposesof Anderson on Satur day stock win be away B if tier I says be is making the mat artists do real faking goes and the fans are gaining confidence in the game DRAW 8000 CROWD Ues SOOO per sona paid morethan to see the wrestling match here inst Friday in which Earl Caddock of national army was award ed a referees decision over Waleck j Zbyszko after they had wrestled two land a half Each man won a but the reterot gave tbe match to the champion on Caddock took the first fall in an hour and minutes and Zbys siko tho second in 81 The giant Pole wan disappointed in the claiming that the contest should havo beon called a The match was witnessed by Gov ernor Harding of Iowa and his staff and Brigadier General Gotty and other officers at Camp W One of Topnotchevs of Middleweight Division Coming Instead of Spider Be Greatest Training Like Mad For the Bout And heres some news for the fans Spider Wolfe is not coming to Lethbridge to meet Young Al ROBS on February one of the niftiest In the business will be on deck to meet him at the Majestic one week from This sudden change in the arrangements for the next match came ab out yesterday on receipt of a wire from Tom Walsh of Chicago to Len Brown the local Walsh intimated that he was afraid Wolfe was not in condition and wouldnt live up to the reputation which Phil Harrison had made for him as a bookingagent for the best in so he secured Kayo while it might have been necessary to do some explaining as to who Wolfe was there certainly isnt the same trouble in the case of Anyone who knows anything about middleweight pugilism of recent years knows about Brennan for he has fought all the beet of them in the Heres a little dope He fought Jack Dillon a ten round nodecision fight in he fought George Chip a ten round nodecision bout he fought Jack McCarron a 15round draw and a ten round nodecision go in 1916 and a 12round nodecision go in 1917 hehas three ten found nodecision goes with Al exmiddleweight fought in 1916 and 1917 respectively a ten round nodecision go with Tommy Gibbons in 1913 ten round nodecision Bouts with Brother Mike Gibbons in 1912 and 1914 and so on to the end of the Thats an imposing In fact it makes Brennan as easily the classiest man ever brought to Lethbridge to engage in a squared cir cle and although most of his bouts have been nodecision affairs the fact that he has met Gibbons et at marks him as one of the When the fans see him go they will have had the satisfaction of seeing one of the very best in the game in the and his reputation is built up on actual Ross is quite satisfied to go against After Harrison he thinks there cant be any and he is preparing for the fray as If he were going up against Harrison Thats what he is the same lines and he is going to be ready to If he can beat Brennan or get a his reputation will go upabout 100 percent and he is out to turn the And by the latest compilation of records just to hand as made up by Tom the great sport shows Fred Ful ton has had two matches of more than ten One of them was on January when he beat Porky Flynn in 20 rounds at New And the other was in 1914 when he had a shade over Young Al the local at in 12 So there you With Brennan and Ross matched next Tuesdays match will be the biggest sporting event of the year in First Game of Second Round in Total Again High CADDOCK WON Des Earl of a private in the national was awarded a referees deci sion over the Polish in their match last night after each participant had won a S Freestone and Needs continued their triumphant way in the doubles com petition at the Dominion alleys last night when they took Wil lotts into winning two games out of throe and piling up a lead of 66 pins on the Freestone was again going like a houoe rolling 530 for the three games for high total of the beating out Shover by two Shover had high single game with 20i in the first but at that Free stone and Needs won the game by 0 They took the third by but lost tho second by Tonight Liscombo and Millar take on Evans and Smith and on Wednes day Dickson and Benton are drawn against Mercer and Last nights scores 142 04 TOMMY GIBBONS FLOORS APACHE INDIAN TWICE my Gibbons of won a ten round bout here last niglit from Clay the Apache Indian Gibbons hold the upper hand all through tho floored tho Indian twice during the first and eighth The bout was full of both men coming from the ring bearing marks of tho ten rounds of 138 422 I72 528 of the Mitchell motor makes it possible to drive on high bear at tpeeds ranging from half mile to fifty or sixty miles an This same It to pick up and idle down just as It It only when you on crowded you realize how much your safety and the tafety of others depend on this one THE IS A SAFE CAR IUU lia 184 310 94 172 950 330 133 I17G 341 is the liueui lor lOlli this v Bijou Motor Parlors Limited THE HOUSE OF SERVICE FIFTH V Following week vs Smltii Wednesday DicksouBouton vg Thursday SloanUebersetzig vs Friday vs Munbey vs LOCAL BASKETER5 DEFEAT TAPTES The local V basketball 1st team journeyed to Taber last night to do battlo with a from that and succeeded in carrying away the bacon to the tuno of It was an Interesting game from start to 1lnish ami tho Taber boys at times Showed signs of real class and should not be as they only had a couple of practices before tbe In the first halt the V boyp had things nearly their own wayi the Taber HAS A FINE Has liaised Since The New Give Largely Our Own Correspondent is prob ably a record in Red Cross work has just been accomplished by Commerce and District Red Cross Al though this society has only been working a little over a month dur ing that time tliq splendid sum of has been Of this amount approximately has been contributed by tho employees of the Chinook Coal This is a record which we feel sure is hard to compete And yet we know that this is but the beginning of the excellent which will be car ried on in the Notwithstanding the unfavorable condition of the a goodly number attended the Red Cross darice which was hold in Twelve Mile Coulee j I school on The j proceeds which amounted to were given to tho Commerce and District The dance was held by mem bers of the above by their unfailing efforts made It a de cided Jcffrya superintendent of work for the branch has resigned Dunning has been appointed to take her We learn thai and Joffrys intend leaving Sunny Alberta for Se Commerce Club held its fprt hlghtly dance on Thursday evening Previous to the dance a whist drive was held the prizes being won by Manning and Wolg There are rumors to the effect that the next will be a masquerade However this will be definitely announced in the course ot a few Rogers spent the week end with friends in Commerce school will be closed on January itxbeing a public Harper was a visitor to Lethbridgo on Satur day LEAN SEASON FOR GOLFING New in some quar ters it has been hinted that there is going tg be a good deal more golf this year than there was present indications do not point that The Western Golf association now has fal len into line with and other and if anything in tho nature of competition is held at it will be for the benefit ot tho Avar with a strong probabil ity that the entries will be restricted to men who are not less than 40 years BUTTE DROPPED FROM President Blcwett Hopes to Restore Franchise lias been dropped from tha Pacific International j resident of tho Seattle has an president of the asserts he has hopes of restoring the franchise to the Montana j Great tho other Montana member of last years did not enter this RETURNED SOLDIERS large party of returned officers arrived here at oclock this Included n the party were Captain who stop ped oft hero Richard who wont on to Saskatchewan Major McKay and Major who continued their journey to Vancouver and who proceeded to boys not seeming to understand their Several neat combinations brought the ball right under the baa ket for a sure shot by one of the who werp missing few The second half was a better the Taber outside of their shooting having an even argu ment with the The final for time souiulod with LatliUridge win ners Fpr thp some good shooting was ijone by Irwiu and Duns worth hanging 19 and ic points re McKHlop playeij a steady guard Irish took several trips down the securing four For Taber the most conspicuous mini on tho floor was making several nice rush playa and keeping his team to Ira Harris was there when it came to foul ringing up 13 out oC 15 Ivan Harris see urcul four nice field The llnoup and scores were Forwards 4 Ivan Harris 8 Bullock 4 Centre Pearson 0 Guards 8 Harris o McKillop t Ira Harris la 47 35 Irwin refereeti an entirely sat isfactory MAKE YOUR SUMMER DRE86 THE BAY HAS THE Tho New Jersey State Golf associa tion held its annual meeting here last and although no action was en it was made clear that there will be no championship tournament aa long as the war Should peace ba declared before it is too late for tour nament the members ot the asso ciation immediately will get together and make arrangements for holding their title but unless that hap pens there will be nothing for Jersey men butfn repetition ot the Roil Cross which brought MAJESTICTHEATRE LETHBRIDGE X THE BIGGEST BOXING EVENT IN THE HISTORY OF WESTERN TEN ROUNDSMAJN BOUTTEN ROUNDS KAYO OF YOUNG AL ROSS OF BRENNAN is the cleverest and most widely known middle weight ever brought to He will come here direct from He has met such men as George Tommy Mike Gibbons and Jack These are as tho records and the local fans are assured ot aa good a clash as the recent HarrisonRoss YOUNG AL HOW Draining his throat is in good and he iu perfect Local fans know Ross record and his ability and willingness to mix It Will bo a great THE LETHBRIDGE SPORTS AND AMUSEMENT who have an unblemlshed reputation for giving the public a squared absolutely guarantee this SEVERAL GOOD PRELIMINARIES BAND IN ATTENDANCE DOORS OPEN AT JUD REFEREE MAIN BOUT AT Ringside Main Floor Balcony SEATS NOW SELLING AT ALBERTA BUFFET AND ALEXAND i RA HOTEL CIGAR Obey the Law Make sure that your car u equipped with a Lent that fulfills all the legal We Sell the Famous Osgood BAALIRfl MOTOR HPMB OF THE CHEVROLET RACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLMA0I N I f r j ;