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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta (^THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1917 THE LETHRRTDGE bAITT H^RMD PAGE THREE SECTION Lethbridge Fans Would Like to See Bayley Fight JOE BAYLEY Though -Lethbridge fans are anxious to see Joe Bayley, Victoria lightweight, -in action, they _will not be able to do so this season. However,.Joe is in line tor: ' the. .first -match here when the game .is started again. Bayley iT'ahouldrliave^been here ffor a> bout ': .with.'Harry. AndBTsoh'1:6n Jan. 25, and,' would have drawn a big house, but he chose to go to Seattle to take on'Madden. Then the local club tried to arrange a: match with Bayley >and Franks;1 for Feb. 28, although it was al-V ways doubtful whether BayleyS could make the V weight.' Libc&r ..fains.are a body in thinking Franks could beat" Bayley if the latter would make 133 pounds. 1 Don't forget the Standard Efficiency' Tests tonight atthe'"Y." This, is the fourth week since they started and the interest shown is apparently becoming more keen on each succeeding occasion. Last Thursday there were in the vicinity of 85 boys lined up in-the big gymnasium, and when that number get' in the swimming pool the splashes; and noise can easily be imagined. ; Do opt forget, your gym suit and running shoes anyway. - ; CUBS QFF FOR CALIFORNIA pedal Train Leaves Per. Training Camp With 27 Player* Aboard '. Chicago, Feb, 21.-The Chicago Nationals,'-the first of the major league Clubs to get away: for the spring training camps, left here last night in a apecia) train for Pasadena, Cal. There were 80 persons^ including 27 players, In the" party. PEG VIC8 WINNERS OF THE ALLAN CUP - Winnipeg, Feb. 22.-The Victoria team of Winnipeg, the oldest club in Western Canada,, and famous in the early days of hockey as holders of the Stanley cup.on several occasions, *haye regained, theiAllan cup, emblematic of the amateur hockey championship ot the world.. Manyberries Boy Wants to Battle With Young Ross The Sporting Editor ha* a letter from E. L. Roy, of Many-berries, who. has ;a dark horse In j the person of "The \ Norway. Boy" { who thinks he can hand Young Al i Ross a walloping/ He wants to go 10 round* or more.. It Is quite, possible the match may be staged somewhere in Southern Alberta this winter, as Ross is returning ' from Seattle shortly and will be.  ready to,take on all comers. Sweet -Grass might stage this -match � as-; a season windup. CURLING Wiggle beats him -' out of big score Lewistown, Mont., Feb. 2.1.-R. D. pawlay", jpf .Lewistown, on local alleys tonight'rolled two successive games with a total score of 599. His first score was a perfect score of 300, his second' *'?9? and a wiggle." Four rinks have gone to Taber for the bonspiel,' being skipped by L. ,W. Clark, Hugh Boyd, 8. J. Shepherd and Jas. Aird. | The finals in the Ellison, Grand ! Challenge and semi-finals In the Con-| solation cannot-be played until �after the Taber bonspiel.,' /;,� The ice is open for-scratch; games or match games. -;v!! ' i The results last night;,Cadillac: -K. D. Johiison;.i< D, D.-^cNabb. .^3 L. W.'Clark:;.; 8 ' Hugh Bbyd;. .;i3 22 16 Clark and Johnson still, hold the Cadillac trophy. ',' The Bulldog* Are Coming I Basket Ball Game Lethbridge vs. Raymond Two Games, Junior and Senior TOMORROW, Friday, Feb. 23 AT EIGHT O'CLOCK THE FIRST GAME WILL START AT EIGHT O'CLOCK SHARP. A DANCE WILL BE GIVEN IN THE S.'O. E. HALL AFTER - THE GAME8. ADMIS8ION 75c. Admission - - 25c CROWD EXPECTED AT GAME FRIDAY The tickets are going fast for the basketball game at the "Y" Friday night, when the Raymond huskies will make their initial appearance - here. Extra seating accommodation is expected to be necessary. The boys are out working hard to make this game a real success and the fans are responding liberally so far. Raymond has truly got the basketball bug, and when it comes to support the Raymond boys don't have to worry in the least. The latest report is that they are now trying to make arrangements with the C. P. R. for a special train to accommodate the large number coming up, that is if the weather does not permit the autos to be used. It has been a long time since a special train has been ordered by, a bunch of basketball supporters, so it can readily be understood what importance Raymond lays to. this! game. The Lethbridge line-up for the senior game will probably be: W. .Murray and L. Dunsworth, forwards; Lund, centre; G. McKillop and A. Kane, guards. The second team will be picker] from the following: P. Irwin, centre; A. Skeith, C. Jones, M. Dowsett; forwards; H. Hudson, A. Stewart, John Shand, guards. Tickets are obtainable from any"of the members of the basketball club. Modern Pui Don't Like The Slam-Bang Type of Milling TO-DAY'S Sport Summary MORE SIGN Chicago, Feb. 22.-Pitcher Geo. Mogridge, Outfielder Hugh High and Catcher Albert Walters have signed 1917 contracts with the New York American League club. ALEXANDER SIGNS Grover Alexander, who has been the holdout with the Philadelphia iNationals, has signed a contract for two years at a salary said to be the greatest paid in organized baseball f*r a pitcher. Everett Scott, Boston American League, shortstop, signed his contract for the coming season. MILITARY TRAINING President John K. Tener, of the National/league, has announced that^fie Is'In favor o'f 'military training in the National league training camps, and wants the National league to co-operate with the American league in teaching the players military tactics. BASKETBALL The Illinois Athletic Club, Chicago, won the Central Amateur Athletic Union basketball championship last nigh}, defeating the mystic A. C. of Chicago, 32 to 17. New York, Feb. 20.-"It's certainly good to see a fighter of the aggressive, rushing type these days," observed an old timer recently. "Nine boxers out of every 10'who arc fighting now lack the steam and the love of a battle that the pugs of the old days had. And believe me, the fightin' of other years had it all over the stylo of today." The old fight fan was looking rather wistful and-'we asked him ,wTi'o, among the present day fighters, could compare with some of the better mixers of the old day?. .; "When it comes to that," said ho, "I don't believe I can name many who are as good at the business of standing toe to toe and slugging, feinting and blocking as they used to be 15 and 20 years ago. In the lighter weight classes the boys have come more ant" more to making the game a sparring game, pure and simple. You seldom hear of knockouts. In the class of the biggest heavyweights I don't figure the field can hold a candle to the old timers, but there are two boyr in the lightweight class who have some of the traits that made the game of other years a thriller. Names Dillon and Mlske "They are Jack Dillon and Billy Miske. I might mention one or two others, but what's - the use? These two fellows look like the cream of the lightweights. I can't say anything about Darcy, for, ot course, I haven't seen htm in a-battfe, but they say he is a toe to toe slugger and likes .to mix it. "When Dillon and Miske go into battle they go in there for blood. I've seen a lot of fights, but there are few of them that, can be compared  with a battle'betweenrthese two for good solid, unadulterated slugging. Both can hit, and it seems like every time they start a punch they stick vicious-ness into it. They show a fellow something for his coin. Won Tltli for Jeffries "You know," continued the old boy, "that that' sprt^.of battlin' iB what won the title ifor Jim Jeffries. He was a devil in' close quarters and he loved a fight. He wasn't clever like Corbett, but he was young and tough and he fought with eve^y '� ounce of brawn and determination he had in his body. "I was oh hand when Jeff fought Corbett at Coney Isjand back in 1900, nearly 17 years ago. Say, there was a battle* for 'you,' and- Corbett put up a wonderful fight even though he had a younger and stronger man in front of him. Corbett knew he had a tough egg in Jeff, and he depended on his craft to put him oyer.. "Well, you knbw4Jeff put him out in the twenty-third round, and everybody  was surprised,' because they thought-Jim was slick-enough to stick out the 25 rounds and get another match right awayv^ They did fight later, but not at Coney. -Corner* Corbett "After Jeffries had pushed that, fight for 20 rounds, forcing Corbett around the ring and following him every inch of the way, cutting loose with volleys of rights and lefts and goin' just like an engine, he found he'd have to corner Corbett if he hoped to hang on the winning wallop, and this finally., happened in the twenty-third rounu.-,, "It was Jeffries' ''aggressiveness and love of a fight that' made him a winner. And' it's juatithat kind of stuff In Dillon and Miske that makes them looks so good. The old hammer away idea is the idea, it 1b. You can have all your fancy boys. Put 'em in frames for all I care. But give me the ham mer and tongs lads who love to fight." SAYS GOVT. OF (J. S. The Bulldogs Are Coming I PpWER-Power is.the very life of your can It is the energy that; makes the car leap forward in, the instant get-away. The energy that carries .you swiftly and smoothly on high speed without effort. It is the energy that takes you over the ____ hills, through the deep sands, through the snow* drifts of winter. POWER makes your .car easy to drive on the) Road or in Traffic. Power makes you forget the mechanism of your car. It meets the emergencies of travel and traffic without noticeable effort; without faltering. That is the way Studebaker ; has made Studebaker cars the most powerful cars cn the market in ratio to weight. ' They have made them pc�\verful by perfecting design-four years Studebaker Engineers have concentrated their skill improving, refining and, perfecting Studebaker motor designs, until today Studebaker is the most powerful car on the market, in'ratio to size or cost At the same time'it is economically powerful. It gives you great power with'very reasonable , gasoline consumption. ' "Made in Canada" 40-H. P., FOUR ____.......... .$1295 SO-H. P., 7-Passenger SIX......... 1595 F.O.^ walkervUto The Studebaker Garage 322 Sixth Strut, Opposite Herald. ' ^.-.,