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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE ; LETHBRinr.B DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G.. McManus New Orleans Club Makes it- Fulton is Ready and Willing New Orleans, La., Feb. 26.-The Louisiana Auditorium Athletic club before which Fred Fulton of Rochester, Minn., last night knocked out Frank Moran of Pittsburg, tonight telegraphed Jess Willard, heavyweight pugilist champion, at Jacksonville, Fla., an offer of a purse of $100,000 for a fight between Willard and Fulton. It was/ stipulated that the fight must be for twenty rounds. The purse would be divided in any way agreeable to the principals. Fulton announced tonight he was "ready and waiting" to .meet the champion. BOWLING There was no league match last right owing to several of the players not.being able to turn up. Mercer ami Wall-is vs Liscom.be and Millar will therefore play off their match on Thursday night, when Williams and, Jennings will also play Murray and Frey. The postponed match between Williams and Jennings and Green and Clark should be played off on Saturday night. Tonight Uebersetzig and Sloan play Irwin and Do Manbey. Thursday - \VilIian1s-Jenning3 vs Murray-Frey. , Friday-Aird-Raymond vs Dickson-Benton. Saturday-Needs-Freestone vs Green ,- NOTED ENGLilSH ATHLETE FALLS London. - British sportsmen continue to fall In the war, the latest casualty list issued containing itlie names of several prominent athletes. Captain W. V. Edwards, ktl.'ed, was one of the finest all-round athletes in Ulster. He frequently played for Ireland in international rugby matches. He wa3 also a noted swimmer. Lieutenant H. W. Sants, dead from, pneumonia, wu,s the well-known West of England athlete and international hockey player. 'Alan Togetmeir, killed, was an expert swimmer. J. McCourty, killed, was the famous soccer player of the Birmingham club. Captain, E. 11. Hartley, killed, was ia member of the football .eleven at St. Albans school. Lieutenant A. L. Jenkins, killed, wa3 a fine all-round athiets at Marlborough college, played for the rugby team and was a good boxer and swimmer. Major ,1. E. C. Cartridge, the well-known army, Blackheath and Newport rugby footballer, has been gazetted superintendent of physical and bayonet training. Lieutenant Colo, nel P. Maud, the famous rugby litter-�atdonal, who played for lOngland Against Ireland and Wnles in 1S93, has been promoted to the rank of brevet colonel. LOCAL BASKETERS Score Was 34-23 at Cardston-Junior Game Went to Raymond \ (SpecWil to Hie Herald! Card'Ston, Feb. 27.-The senior Leth-bridge basketball team outclassed the rtjymondseniars on the Cardston Qym floor here^last night in one of the. best games seen for some time, and played before the biggest crowd that over entered the gym. The score was "4 to 23, and the Letlvb ridge players had the best cf it all the way through. The junior game, however, went the reverse, the Raymond juniors winning out by a score of 30 to 1.1. Both games were good. DeV. W'oolf, of Magrath, retereed both games and gave good satisfaction. JESS WILLARD LETHBRIDGE MOTORS, Mfc St S. Lethbridge LIMITED 07 7?276077 ;