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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 24, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATORPAX, PEBRUAUY:24, 1917 THE-  let-hrridgel-ilajt.y im\M.r> PAGE THREE RAYMOND BASKETERS LOSE TO LOCALS BY A NARROW Lethbridge Quintet, Eight Down in First Half, Tears Loose in Second, Snatching Game From Fire in Last Five Minutes by 42-39-Raymond Juniors Vanquished Locals - Rooters Much in Evidence in 500 Crowd. After the cheering of the 600 fran-.mond Species, were liere to support tic fans had rolled away It was found their teams in what they very correct that the Lethbridge quintet had emerged the victors over the Raymond basketers last night In one of the fastest, closest and most hard-fought basketball games ever staged in this neck of the.prairie, by the close score of 39-42. Accompanied by their 15-ptece band, which entertained the crowd between halves and between games, one hundred rooters of the most rabid Ray- The basketball game is coming into Its qwn In .Lethbridge. With. Raymond and Cardston taking an interest In the pastime, there is a healthy outlook for next winter. There Is no hotter sport for boys than the same game of basketball. As we mentioned before. It is the winter game in the colleges across the line, and we have always wondered why the Knteht Academy did not tumble for It a little harder. o o o Last night's Raymond-Lethbridge tangle should put the game on its feet. The 8. R. O. sign was out to the fans, and many couldn't And room to �ee the match. o o o � The clue score denotes the general. ' excellence of the play. It's a cinch the Raymond boys will go into the next match'with'a do or die spirit, and fans'won't miss it for the world.. a: o o 1 With .the sun climbing up Into the. ; heavens; the small boy.Is polishing up* ihltf marblsH^whHe"h!B- next older" bro-; ther As looking' tip' his baseball tbgs. �:'���> � ' � '' o O O The curlers went to Taber 20 strong. Lethbridge has supported the 'spiels of the south right merrily this winter.  Wer.could ouite understand a bis delegation . to, Fernle, but are still wondering about the particular attraction at Taber. o~ o o A Ford got. itself Into an accident at Claresholm the other day. There was a tin boiler handy, and the little old Ford underwent repairs and rambled right along. poo Young Al Boss iB fighting in Seattle next week according to accounts received in the city. He says he finds It harder to get a match lined up there than in Lethbridge. o o o Not as hard, though, as It would'be In Lethbridge at the present with the ua on: ,0 o o The baseball strike is off. Three strikes will be in order after April 11th o o o Auto owners are .reminded that the meeting to form an Auto Club Is to be held In the Chinook Club next Friday evening at eight o'clock. Let the club get away with a bang. opo What's the matter with Calgary's [ telegraphic bowling team? , . o o o Bill'Moore says: If y6u don't Try to bowl Like the stars Bowl you never Oet any better In the game And it you Try those Twists and Castle dtps Of the ' Star bowlers You 'go Over the Foul Hue Sd  What's the use? o This applies Barons alleys. ooo Conan ' Doyle has wired his gratulationa to Sherlock's Cops. ly expected to be a very hard-fought battle.. The K.' A. yell crew were there in all their glory, along with, the loyal Lethbridgeites, making the gymnasium roar with their choice assortment of "yells." The big game started with the "moose centres," Lund and Walker, forming the hub of play, both putting up a swell brand of basketball. Walker used his experience to good advantage in every department of the game. Dunsworth led in the evening's scoring with 25 points to his credit. Meldrum, Raymond's heavy scorer, shot spectacularly in the first halt, Bcoring 6 baskets. A. Kane of the locals got on to his style, though, and held him to one lone basket in the second halt. Kane had plenty to keep him occupied during the evening. Raymond started with a rush, taking a six point lead before the locals got their bearings properly. It seemed that they would keep that and add more to it, as they put .up a splendid combination and, with TO-DAY'S $porf Nummary . PLAYERS START Chicago, Feb. 24.-The first squad of players of the New York National League club Is on Its way today to the spring training quarters at Marlln, Texas, 41 persons, including guests, made up 'the party. '' Training will start Monday. TO ACT SOON No action has been taken by the board of regents at the University of Michigan, in regard to the university's return to the western conference. The matter probably will be settled at the next meeting of the board, March 30th. WERE DEFEATED Cornell's wrestling team, intercollegiate champions, were defeated at the state college, Pennsylvania, by the Pennsylvania State College team,.21 to 9. WERE WARNED � Washington, D. C. Fob. 24.- The sinking of two more ves-ficSs 'iby tterman suit urines both with American sailors 011 board, was reported to flip, state department today by American consuls. In both cases the vessels were warneil and the two Americans landed safely. The vo.-scls sunk wore the Norwegian steamer -Skrini aiul the Norwegian barque Blenheim. > > > ? ? ? ? > > ? ? > ? : STOPPED IN NINTH The Ever Hammer-Milburn Say-lor bout at Gary, Ind., was stopped In the ninth round because the referee-deemed the tactics of each man unfair. Spectators declared the bout even up to that time. (Continued from Fhont Page) shooting, looked unbeatable. The local squad, however, kept plugging away, and with Murray and Duns-worth shooting very well, managed to come out of it on the short end in the first halt with a 18 to 21 score. The locals took the floor In the ZBYSZKO Is still wrestling. He threw Wester-Meldrum's '. gaard last night. ZBY8ZKO THROWS JESS WE8TERGAARD Chicago, Feb. 23.-Waldek Zbyszko defeated Jess Westergaard in a heavyweight wrestling match tonight, taking two falls iu, 29 minutes and 15 second half not a ^STf^^:^ ^= se^ the odds against them, and immed- ; respectively. The first fall was won lock. iate'.y cut down the Raymond lead to: by a bo(jy scissors and wrist hold and five points. But the" Raymond streaks  ^ne seCond by a cross-body and wrist again got the range and piled up a - -heavier lead than at.the end of the first half-12 points. And here the real fireworks of the evening began. The local squad tore Into the. southerners' defence like mad and in Ave minutes had the score standing 37-39, still in the south town's favor. . During this melee the crowd went wild KETONEN DOWNS MIKE YOKEL Ishpeming, Mich., Feb. 23.-Waino Ketonen, claimant of the American middleweight wrestling championship, defeated Mike Yokel of Salt Lake . ,. . , Citv here today. Ketonen won two Every able-bodied person in the house; faUg out of three, the second hi 27 waB standing up and yelling tor yic-:| minutes'--and' the third in one minute, tory. -So'great --wtart!�-raclHrt-tBatjYoltel-wott tue first tall in"I4 minutes, the players had to plug their ears. I The secon(j 8tunned Yoltel. who After a few minutes of very close' checking the locals again went after the game in earnest' and snatched it was thrown' over Ketonen's head, and :his showing in the final fall was in , , , . 1 different, out of the Are by a hair-line margin,. _ scoring three baskets in the last few|ADOPT UNIFORM RACING RULES minutes of play. -_-- N The preliminary "to the big game. Curtin President of Great Western between the Raymond and .local Trotting Association junior teams, was a well fought and Chicago, Feb. 22.-Members of the fast affair, with Raymond having the American Trotting association met best of it all the way. here today and adopted racing rules Raymond put up a brand of com- which will make racing under Ameri-bination that the locals could pot can and National association circuits fathom, and Burr, who starred for the uniform. These rules were forjnulat-visitors, missed few opportunities at ed recently at a meeting in Columbus, *-'-* The local souad shot very;Ohio, between a committee from, the 0 o particularly to the con- die basket. well, but their combination showed a sad lack of practice. Jones, Hudson, Irwin and Skeith did, the scoring for the locals. The score was close at the end of the first halt, something like 14-18, with Raymond in the lead. In the second half the Raymond crew put up a still faster brand of combination work and shooting, increasing their lead at the final whistle to 31-22. It was a fitting preliminary to the big melee. Following are the .teams' and scores: Senior Team Raymond Lethbridge Forward 14 Meldrum .....:.. Dunsworth 25 Forward 9 Naldef.......*._______Murray 4 Centre 12 Walker ..........._____ Lund Guard 4 Woolf............ McKillop 10 Guard Stevens.............. Kane 4 39 43 Mc National Trotting association and a committee from the American. Allot Racing Dates  Chicago, Feb. 22.-At the annual meeting of the Great Western Trotting association today E. J. Curtin of Deo.orah, Iowa. was. elected 'president and W. H. Smoilinger of Iron Mountain, Mo., secretary. The racing dates allotted follow. Peoria, 111., week of August S; Burlington, Iowa, week of August 13; Omaha, Neb., week of August 20; Pes Moines, Iowa, week of August 27; Hamline, Minn., week of September 1; Milwaukee., week of September 7; Peoria, 111., (second .meet), week of September 22; Sodalia, Mo., week of September 24, The member for Wetaslchvin, commenting on the legislation proposed for the aid of the homesteader and the man who held .unpatented land said it would have a most beneficial influ-1 ence in adding to the comfort and well being of deserving classes of the community as well as aiding mater ially iu the development of the livestock industry of the province. Mr. Hillocks said lie wanted to per sonally put himself on record as being absolutely in sympathy with the development of a provincial system of trunk roads which he said was one of the most important things for the development of the commercial and agricultural life of the province. The member was proceeding to speak about roads being blown or washed away. 'Hon. Chas. Stewart, interrupting, said the member had on numerous occasions made reference to roads blowing away. What road did he refer to? "I want to tell him I know of no particular road in this province that is blowing away on which the government is expending money." �..., V Mr. Hillocks replied that he was making a general statement concerning the depreciation of roads by weather conditions and the minister of public works co.uid'riot draw anything more out of what 'he had said than that. .: .- - .; . He' suggested; j'tlxat. trunk roads should be laid in'a./macadamized form so that they woiild^ not deteriorate. The' next point the member for Calgary North was proceeding to deal with was the agricultural schools, when the Hon. Duncan Marshall interjected that the minister of agriculture of the province of Ontario, who should be a fair authority, said the minister, wrote him that he had established one school exactly on the Alberta plan and he hoped it was only the beginning of four or five in .Ontario, Mr. Hillocks, said his criticism was against spending.any more money now. Dealing with the subject of tech-nicar education the member for Cal-! fcary" North stated that the Dominion I Vancouver, B. C, Feb. L'3.-F"red Ion and George Irvine, Pacific Coast hockey officials, have been named by the Pacific Coast Hockey association to handle the world's series which starts on the coast March l'.i. President Frank Patrick today forwarded their names to the National Hockey association and expected that the selection will be confirmed. President Patrick also stated today that he had questioned the eligibility of Denneny, the former Toronto player, whoso name appears on the Ottawa list, in the event of the Senators qualifying for the western trip. Hockey Scores Spokane 7, Seattle 9. government was giving a dollar for dollar according to what the province wanted to contribute. Premier, Sifton corrected him by stating that no money had been voted as yet and he knew nothing definite. In conversation, Sir Robert Borden had said that the federal government proposed to give $1,000,000 which would be divided between the provinces pro rata, but the matter had not then been brought heforc the executive council. The matter, said the premier, would be outBide of politics and would be dealt with through the educational departments of the provinces. He had no doubt the Dominion government would do what Sir Robert Borden had intimated. Dismissing the subject of hospitals Mr. Hillocks said it was not sufficient to say to the rural municipalities "you may co-ordinate or co-operate if you see fit." The legislation should be mandatory to compel them to co-operate to provide hospital facilities. Then the proposed legislation, he asserted, did not alter the situation in the cities at all and would not prevent people coming in from the country districts using the. city hospitals and becoming a burden on the city ratepayers. He hoped legislation would be brought down to take this into consideration. ECONOMICAL POWER POWER-Power is the very life of your car. 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 th� Arrow Hp COLLARS arc curve cut to fit the. shoulders perfectly '&�5� Ctuctt,poabody.6CCb:lnc.Utkcr5 . KROONLAND MAY SAIL , New York, Feb. 23.-The Associated Press today says: . "The United States liner Kroonland, one of the fleet of American passen- ger Teasels now tide up In this port, may sail in a few weeks for a European port as a freighter, it was said here today at the office of the International Mercantile Marine company. WRESTLER C^N DEFEAT BOXER Referee Bobbins; Linesman Elyea. , Sl,...... .,. . Junior Game Raymond  Lethbridge. Forward. V 11 Redd ........ Skeith Forward : 1'0 Burr...................Jones . Centre 8 Fisher........'........ irwin Guard 2 Romney ............ Hudson Guard , Stephenson .........Stewart 31 22 Referee Robbine; Linesman Dunsworth. ....... OKI COLLARS 15 CENTS BACH TC^RjP^ROS. LIMITED MAjCEIM^ViV ; MONTREAL It's Up to Carmangay Sun Blood Money For Proof (Special to the Herald) Claresholm, Feb. 24.-Your correspondent wishes to apologize to the Herald management in the matter of reporting the curling match with Carmangay. The article was disputed by Mr. Quayle of Carmangay. Your'correspondent admits that it was rathe) Williams Offers to Meet Willard Rough and Tumble Bout San Francisco, Feb. 22.-"Is wrest ling more effective, than boxing?" Al Williams, wrestling instructor in the Olympic club, believes a boxer has little chance with a mat perform er. To prove it he has offered to meet any boxer in the world-Jess Willard not barred-in a rough and tumble test. Williams Et'-rantees that the boxer will be rinnod tp the mat so fast he will have no opportunity to fight, VETERAN TRAVERS IS GOLF > WINNER Housto^, Texas, Feb. 24.-Despite a rheumatic shoulder that seriously crippled his driving, Jerome D. ITra-vers of Upper Montclalr, formerly open and amateur champion, eliminated Clarence Maugham of San Antonio from championship fight competition in the first round of the midwinter golf tournament here today by defeating his youthful opponent one up in an 18-hdle match. 7! PRIZE FIGHT BILL FAILS Lincoln, Neb., Feb. 24.-The Bates bill, intended- to legalize boxing" tp Nebraska, received a knockout ibjdw in the state legislature today. Action on.the bill was indefinitely postponed by the committee of the whole. MINNESOTA BASKET WINNER Minneapolis, Feb. 24.-The Univi sity of Minnesota defeated the Canard on Mr. Quayle, but in case Mr. cago University, 19 to 12, In a west'erii Quayle is still of the opinion that hhii�*��sf; J **�&The Bulldoge Are CwilrigT*1  ^ "Made in Canada" 1917 FORD COUPELET =$695.00= f.o.b. Ford, Ont. For fall and winter driving, the new model Coupelet is a snug, comfortable car in cold weather and it can he quickly converted into an open car for fine days. This car is the one you need for all the year round service, no matter what the weather or roads may be like. The new design is distinctive and makes a nice turn-out, specially desirable for women, doctors and business men. See the new model today and get your order in at oiice-? FORD GARAGE Auto Owners! This is of Interest To You. "� **� * 1 We purchased several thousand dollars worth of tires at the old-prices on sizes, ranging from 32x3% to 37x5. We will, up to March 1st, give a discount of Twenty. per cent. ... MAIL ORDERS WIILL HAVE OUR PROMPT ATTENTION. Also a Full Line of Accessories BAALIM MOTOR CO. BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLM AN,: Mgr. 0464 ;