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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FmnAY/FEBRUAIVy 15, 19^8 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY fTERALD PAGETHREB "BRIN GING UP PATHBR' By G. McManus Brennan Here Sunday Sure Tait Comiiig for 2 Matches To Meet Haskell and Bloom When Ross meets Frankle. K.O, Brennan here next Jueiday night , he will be going up against a man who has:a ten round draw and a ten round no-declsion with Mike O'Dowd. O'Oowd is generally recognized a* the holder of the middleweight' championship which he won by knocking out Al. McCoy last fall. Ross'has met McCoy in the ring In days past and knows his style, so there is something of a championship tang about the coming match. .In reality Ross is much more entitled to the Canadian middleweight championship than is Billy Weeks who cannot be induced to come this way to meet Ross. A letter from Tom Walsh of Chicago yesterday said Brennan would be here on Sunday ^re. A.few.new men are.likely to appear in Tuesday night's preliminaries � nd altogether the card will be an improvement on the January bout which so pleased,the fansj Clonie Tait Is Coming And now comes another line of breeze for the fans. Clonie Tait is coming to Lethbridge, and he will meet Benny Haskell of'Winnipeg here on February 2ath. Tait was'in Swift Current yesterday and he called up Len, S. Brown, matchmaker of the club, over long-distance. / The result was that Tait offered to. meet Haskell over thp ten round route .. ,,(iere,oKFebrujiry.!3 and. 424 between Kerroi bert and Macklln to be withdrawn. ^ NOTED LACROSSE PLAYER DIE3 Montreal, Feb. 14.-Frederick Dugn; gan, former noted lacrosse, player^ died here yesterday. He was 43 ye'arii; old.. ^ ' CURLING - WHITE BEATjBiPAl. MOORE Cleveland, .Olilo... F�ib. 14.-Jabez White of Alb�ny,v N.T., was given the ,newspap�r (^eclslon/OTor Pal Moore ot Memphis, in a ten round bout here last night, The men weighod in at 118 poiindg. : � Did You Ever Have to Drive BQckfvards in the Dark? - '' � .J.' You st'rainv^every, nerve trying to discern objects, ip I the -inky darkness around you. \ But, if you are driving a Mitoholl It i� different You simply turn L , tli^Jiea(Uightii.ibac^wards and behold! The roadway la tully lighted and v-*)-^'^^^^ ' � .* " " > I Bijoii Motor Parlors Limited FiWtH VtllKCT 80UTM lcthsriooi. i^LTA. Four games with the following results were played last night: Davidson beat Roid tn tho Summit Lime; Aird beat Shepherd in the Wright-shield; Hendry won from Harry Smith and Dr. Gibson, won from R. A. Smith, it bieing a bad night for the Smiths. Dr. Qibson certainly pulled his game out of the fire, being two down coming home on the 12th end, but drew right to the Button tor tho winning sho^s. The colts are producing a tine brand ot curling and thei;e certainly Is aome excitement, and noise when they are at it. Tonight's Draw* , Kirkham vs Alrd (City Championship). Skeith V8 Davidson (Summit Lime). Qibson va Hendry (Colts). 1 sheet' for scratch. > - The Bonspiel , Winnipeg is not having one bit bet-ter weather for pulling oft bonspiels tban the locals if U keeps' like 1 this for (our days next weei(.' the curlers will be willing,to say "enough." There will be 'easily ton rinks' in from outside. Taber Is coming up^^^strong, Vulcan is bring down two, and when Macleod, Carmangay and Claresholm and Oran^um arrive there will be aome' thing 'stirring �p at the rink.> The locals will please make their,'entries at once with the personnel ot ttaulr rinks to ^L, W, Clarke or J. S. IClrk-ham. �, . ..' New York, Feb. 14. -President H. H. Frare ot the . Boston American league club announced here that he had Just appointed Edward G. Barrow as manager of the Red Sox..' The news ot the selection of Barrow as the Boston club's new manager was not unexpected. Earlier in the evening Barrow announced that his resignation as president of the International league which he tendered to that organization last December, had been accepted. � � r He also stated that at a meeting ot the class AA league here today a compromise had been offered him in regard tb an increase ot salary, which bad been reduced from $7500 to 12500 a year at the December meeting. Bar-1 row 88fd that ho was negotiating tor � another position, whlohhe expected to accept some time tonight,--and he had refused to reconsider his resignation. Acceptance ot the resignation ot 'President Barrow and decision to ask permission from the.National Association of Professional Baseball leagues Kand the national commission to hold lr\ abeyance till April 1: the question of abandoning play this season were announced at tho meeting today of the International league club owners. As soon as Barrow's resignation had been accepted at today's meeting ot the International league president C. Tj Ohapln ot the Rochester, N. Y, club was chosen us acting president ot the organization. At the close' of a long session President Chapln. stated that the International club owners, all of .whom were present, had hopea^t being able to continue the vperatiohs of the league during tho coming soa-son. - � "Owing to tho unsettled condition of the Buffalo situation,!' he said, "and in view of the prospaota ot/Sunday bai^o-ball in Now York atatea being legalized at Albany, the club owiftra decided to adjourn until.March 21; On that*date a meoling will be held hero at which the definite policy ot tho league will bo announced. In the meantime the players' contracts will bo sent out as usual, before March 1/' ski-jump record broken .lievelatoke, B.C., Feb. 14.-Nels 'Nel-sen broke the Canadian record (or ski Jumping here yesterday sby six Inches, making a Jump'o( 147 (eet;and sixyinchea, He made a Jumti of 161* . feet but, BUitalneA a knockout (all. Nelsep Wlllraan.o( the Bdmonton Ski club Jumped 141 (eet, six inches and L. Larson of the Roasland 3ki club Jumped 143 (eet. , ' �� The> seven mile ski race wan won by F. Qunderson ot Reyelstoke in one houri six minuteH and forty seconds,' Pat Skene o( Revolstoke -won t^e thr�e mile race .in 89 .,ininuteB,i thjrtyi secondA. More than two thoutaud 'peo pie wituessed the events, \ WHITE SOX OWNER SAID NO Refused Spring Barnttormlng Tour With N. V. Olanta , John McGraw and his Giants/had a Bchomc worked out to steal the world's obi^mpionship away from the White Sox next spring In the sunny south, but Boas Oomlskey.of the Sox saw through the plot and- evaded it, Mo-Oraw was anxious to, book up with the Sox for a barnstorrolnvvtour on the return (rom the training camps, a trip such as he nuido with' the Detroit Tigers last year. . � . ' No doubt such aoircuB with two champion teams would have drawn.tho (oika o( the smaller,.DRESS NOW. "THE BAY" HAS THE MATERIAl,S. The New ChdvFolet Review Has Ju^t B^n Received ^ If you will call alt our office^e will be pleased to { 1 give you a copy 16884181 645?30 0998 ;