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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta � 1. V WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 20 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREB "BRINGING UP FATHER' a McM anus t HEAR him � N for the Curlers Into Eights in 'Spiel | BASKETBALL Nicholson* Goes Into Fours RUSSIA READY 7 I ROSS I Fastest Mill Ever Staged Here Brennan Fast-Ross in Good Shape J Frankie K. O. Brennan of Detroit and Young Al Ross of Leth-bridge battled ten rounds to a draw, in the prettiest boxing exhibition ever staged in Lethbridge when they met at the Majestic theatre Inst night, ft was a figtit �from the first to the last gong, with more action than has ever been exhibited in any ten rounds of milling the fans in this part of the world have ever seen. Fans were delighted at the fine showing made by the focal favorite whose colors had been somewhat lowered by his defeat at the hands of Phil Harrison of Chicago here a month ago. Ross Come6 Back The bout last night was a slashing ;tffair. Boss was in 50 per cent holier condition than he exhibited in the >larrison bout, ami he showed the results of bis more careful training. He assimilated any punishment , that, Brennan could semi his way, and brought, the house to its feet in the seventh "when Brennan rushed him to the ropes at the side of the ring* and xdanted rights and lefts lo his jaw. *( looked for a moment as if Koss' finish had come but he came up smiling' and the fans cheered. Ross' loading last night was not up to the usual mark. He seemed to he at. u loss to find a way inside the Michigan hoy's guard, but in the infighting he more than held 4*ls own, and in tin's May counterbalanced what gain Brennan had in*the leading and outfighting. , Brennan Fast And Brennan was all that, had been said of him with the exception that, ho was not in (ho shape he might have been. It was here *hat lie shoved up differently to Harrison who was cool as the proverbial cucumber in .the ringv-"But Brennan can box. Anu his footwork at times last night was dazzling. .He kQpt away from Koss' long left pokea and came right Imok to the spot, every time. He can fight with both hands, and knows how to take care of himself, though his punches.at; times lacked much in the way of steam. New Rcferefi There are some who thought Brennan should have been given the decision. Probably he did show up bolter On points. lie scored oftener, but Boss did heavy work in the infighting which left 'little between them, and .lack Dohorty's decision was' generally popular. Doherty, who has done u good deal of ring work In his day, officiated as third man in the ring- in the place of Jmf Foley, the old .standby, who was unable, to leave his ranch at Milk JUver owing to the severe weather. Doherty showed that he knew the game,, and though he was a little slow in breaking the boys at limes Ids work was very clean. The hoys gave him no trouble, and the fans remarked afterwards tluu. they had seldom seen such a clean bout. Hammer and Tongs The mill started off with fierce slugging with Brennun getting home of-tenest and it looked as if another Harrison was on deck*. The pace was lightning. Towards the end of the round Koss gave hack some hard ones in the in-fighting. The first was even. The second was Brennan's by a\ shade, but Koss Was working hard every .second of the /way. Brennan showed catlike speed. The third was even. Koss didn't do any backing uway this fight, and it was noticeable by the third round. Brennan's fast footwork however hud Koss missing and overbalancing. The fourth round was slower and even, Just after the fifth started the boys mixed it and Koss slipped, both going down, Brennan on top. They got up and shook hands and went to it. Koss slipped in a right, and at the close Brennan came back with a glancing left off Koss* jaw. A Rough Passage The sixth round was the roughest passage of the whole show, and the fans got more action in that one round than they do in lots of ten round fights. Right after the gong the boys came together in a clinch. They broke away and for thirty seconds they stood toe to toe hammering each other with rights and lefts to the body in a manner to get to the heart of any fan. Brennan broke out of the- luixup. Koss' blows in the Exchange counted but Brennan came back and slipped a couple to the head. The round was slightly Ross. In the seventh the Michigan lad rushed Ross to'the ropes and showered in rights and lefts to jaw. They didn't phase on Ross who came out of it smiting, and for the rest of the round, worked as hard as evec  / The eigluh, ninth, and tenth rounds wore all hard fought. Koss had a shade in the eighth, getting his right home on two different occasions. Brennan shot a left, to the Jaw while rushing Ross. Both employed rushing tactics towards the end of the bout in the hope of finding the weak spot in the other's defense. The last round found both boys working hard but unable to open up anything disastrous. Brennan landed the cleanest blow of the round just before the gong. The boys shook hands arid Doherty raised both their arms as a signal that the fight was a draw. Josh Was There Josh Hemhorne, the noted announcer of Calgary came down for the fight, and did tu# honors in (he ring with his usual .eclat. He was highly pleased with the bout. 1V1. V. Butler of Vulcan, manager of the baseball team, was present and declared tiie bout the best he had ever seen in this part of the world. Two good preliminaries were staged. Mervin Anderson and Hurry Berry, both of Lcthhrulgo, put s. Kirkham 10, G. C. 6 p. m. Draw 1G, Dinnine lo, 0. (\ 11, Moffat 1 ii. Fllison. Pringle 12. U'llison. McCartney 9, Cuuimings lo. B. ' 9 p. m. Draw Stone 8, Kelson 9, Kllison. Koss 9, Kirkham S. H. Nicholson 14, ItfcNaujditon S, .13. 'Following is the '.) a.m. Wednesday draw: Pringle vs Lawo, Biv-nw-y. Moffat vs Wales, Brewery. McNaughton vs Hamilton, G. C. Stewart vs Leech, Hrewery. The draw for the Adams competition lias been made as follows: l':lv ( Cuuimings 9. Nicholson H, Ellison. Whicher Stone McCartney McNaughton La we Stewart Moffat: Pringle Hamilton Spalding \Y.�h Russia Amsterdam, Feb. 20.-"We can jxt longer believe in the pacific intentioni of Russia and must see that peace,am* order prevail in tho occupied region! of the adjoining countries," Dr. Voi Kuehlmann, tho German foreign mil* ister, declared In addressing the reicu* ister, declared in addressing th* reichstag. The foreign minister said he hoped Germany's new war with Russia WouH strengthen the inclination for peace a( Petrograd. "Even today/' he added, "we are pre* pared to conclude a peace which cov� responds with our interests.*' .. .......- Kirkham Kirkham l Carberry ..... 15 Carberry Lowe.........12 Pringle ...... 7 Lowe Sionff \ ' Stewart McNabb Ross  Wales Skeilh Nicholson Spalding Dinning Leech McCarrv 0. H. A. I ! Lawc Stewart Ross Skeith Spalding Leech Wrestled 1 Hour and 25 Minutes At Vulcan-Will Meet Again on127th O. H. in all night. McNaughton Moffat .... Hamilton Whicher .10 McNaughton Hamilton r I ELLISON TROPHY McNabh ...... S Hamilton .....10 Moffat .......14 Hamilton Moffat Kirkham Spalding-Stone .. 4 * � t . 11. .12 .Mi t Skeith . Ross . . -Pringle Whicher 4**4 s .la .11 . SI .Moffat Stone Nelson McCartney Wales" .. Lowe......B> Leech .......S Carberry ., .. !> Dinning......7 'Nicholson * dimming Stewart . . . McNaughton Ross That Frank Taylor, brother of Jack, knows something about the wrestling game was amply proven last Saturday night at Vulcan when he clashed with Walter Anderson, the Saskatchewan heavyweight champion. The two men. who were not on any too good terms, went to the mat and stayed with it for one hour and �5 minutes, the match at the end of that time being declared a draw. The two men will wrestle to a finish in M. P. Butler's Vulcan theatre on Wednesday evening, February 27th. PEfERBORO loses Toronro. Feb. 20.-Peterboro j A. junior team was outclassed j departments by Do Lasallo last [the latter winning the return game at � the arena by the overwhelming score j of twenty-four to four. The winners j now go into tho third round, meeting1 i Kingston toward the end of the week. ! SEAFORTH WON Seaforth, Oni., Feb. 20.-In the second round of the O. H. A. junior series here last night, Seaforth defeated Woodstock ten to six. i 12 Nelson Wales Lawe Carberry Nicholson MeNaughtun I Pringle pringle REWERY TROPHY Carberry Stewart. Hamilton Leech .. Pringle Stone Stewart 4 11 I Moffat Whicher Wales . Spalding * * * .10 . 1* Leech Pringle Lowe Nicholson ., Nelson ... McNaughton Dinni ng Ross Kirkham McNabb .. Skeith ... . McCartney Cumming Mot^Hlf Wales 10 Nicholson McNaughtu^ Ross SKATING RECORDS BROKEN Lake Placid. N.V., Feb. IB. - A world's record for skating half a mile was made Saturday by Bobby McLean, (of Chicago, world's professional champion ice skater, who covered the distance in 1. minute and If) seconds in ju special trial lie Id under the auspices of the Lake Placid Skating association. The former record was 1.1(5 1-5, made in 1S97, by John Nilson at Montreal. McLean lost, a stroke on his final | lap, preventing him from making ev,en better time. Matheson Too Superior, Wis., Feb. IS.-Oscar Ma-theson, the Norwegian skater, without a pacemaker and from a standing start, made what was declared to be. three world's records for indoor rinks here yesterday. He skated half a mile in ! minute 12 -1-u seconds; a mile in '2 minutes ?,2 i'.-5 seconds, ana! three miles in S minutes IS seconds. HENDRICKS IS MACK NO. 2 A story is going the rounds of how .lack Hendricks, new manager of the Cardinals, bought players for a song, or signed them as free agents and then did a Connie Mack bv disposing of them at fancy prices. But Hendricks has not started out that way in the majors. He is the man who would not consider $fid,000 for Rogers Hornsby, who cost, his club $750. Hendricks while with Indianapolis is credited with spending $5000 for players to be later sold for a total of $51,000. But l*c also bought some he did not sell. Calgary. Feb. 19.--Distribution o! tho new Ford tractors to he purchased by the Dominion government will b� handled in Alberta by tho provincial department of agriculture. It was announced some days ago that the government would buy three or foui thousand of these tractors to help h, tho programmo for increased crov production this year. The ,T. H. Good, win Company, which farms a large area in Alberta for British cjients wrote the provincial authorities last week as to the number to be made available, and also the approximate time of delivery. The following answer has been received from the sec retary of the department at Edmonton: "The provincial government will undertake the distribution ot these trau toi*s, and we expect that delivery will commence about April .1 next, but when we have more definite fhforma. tion in regard to the number availably itfe will communicate wittt you again.* ' It is expected that there will be a� enormous demand for these tractors, and, also for other makes as well PractieaUy\every local agent has ori' ^ We have a good assortment for all makes of cars. v * ? H BAALIM HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK 4 HARRY HOLMAN, Mgr. ;