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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 28, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta 'WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1917 THE LETjHBRBDGE DAILY gERALD HERALD | Home and Home Games With Cranbrook Resulted In Fernie Copping ' ' (Special to the Herald) - Fer,nie, Fob. 27.-Last night the final games' In the contest between Cranbrook and Fornie curling clubs, in which the Fleishman Cup is the prize at stake, Fernio won out in a very- spirited contest between Herch-jner'6  rink and that of Bowness ot Cranbrook, Herchmer winning lout by 11 to 8, and L. 13. McDonald winning from Hogarth, 10 to 8. " The first of this series was played at Cranbrook laflt week when the two Penile rinks, won out on points. : The Fleishman Cup now adorns one of the large show windows of the Trites-W'ood stores. �'The ice Is now in excellent condition and the'local club is keeping the 'game' roaring  while the roaring is good. * "Deacon" White is Wounded at Front JACK ELLISON, the Cardston mat artist, who is pining for a match with Guy Sansom. Edmonton, Feb..' 28.-Word was re-Iceived in the city Monday that W. F. J (Deacon), White, one of the best knowii athletes and sport promoters In western' Canada, had been wounded a few days ago in the fighting on th,e west front. Deacon White, who was most pfominent in western Canada league baseball and hockey circles, .joined with an Edmonton battalion; taking the rank of sergeant. After arriving in England he reverted to the rank of private in order more speedily ' to get to the front, where ]ie was attached to an Edmonton battalion. . He is reported as suffering from gunshot w.ounds, multiple, and is undergoing treatment in No. 3 general -hospital, France. His next of kin resides in Chicago. SANSOM MAY MEET ELLISON IN SOUTH Montana Grappler Back From Saskatchewan Ready To Do Battle Guy Sansom, Montana- wrestler, is back from Prussia, Sask. He is visiting friends In Pincher , Creek and trying to hook up a match with Jack Ellison of Cardston. The match will probably . be held In Cardston. A Raymond party called on the Sporting Editor on Tuesday, asking Sansom's whereabouts. Me can get Into touch with his man immediately over long distance at Pincher Creek. TODAY'S Sport Summary (Announcement of His Defeat of Cutler Surprise to Fans- Thought Him Sick A cog slipped BOmewhere. On Mqn-Gay this page announced that Jack Taylor had broken his arm and would be out of the wrestling game for. six months. On Tuesday the wires carried the information that Jack had disposed of his ancient opponent. Cutler, in straight falls, in 40 end 5 minutes, the previous evening. What's the answer? Did Jack do it with one arm? He must be improving. The only explanation is that o,ur informant'didn't tell us when Jack broke Ms wingr It must have been six months ago, and he must now be back in the ring. At any rate he must be greatly improved, for Cutler gave him. a couple of the hardest matches of his career in Spokane last winter. Probably, we can learn a little more about it later. THE SQUARED CIRCLE Chicago, Feb. 28.-Jack Dillon, Indianapolis light heavyweight, outfought'Al McCoy of Brooklyn, middleweight champion, in seven rounds of a 10-round bout at New York. "Battling" Levinsky, New York heavyweight, decisively defeated Bill Miske, of St. Paul, in ten rounds at St. Paul. x IN TRAINING The first squad of Philadelphia Americans, eight pitchers and two catchers, left today for Florida for spring training. Contracts were signed by the following players: Forrest Cady, catcher, with the Boston Americans; Sam Jones, pitcher, with the Boston Americans; Harry Coveleskie, pitcher, with the Detroit Americans: Ivy Wingo, catcher, with the Cincinnati Nationals. : :� > * > .> � : > *>#: .> P. C. H. A. I \._. W. L. F. A. Pet. Seattle..........,14 S 114 77 .636 Vancouver .. .'. is 9 120 119 .590 Portland .... ... 9 14 111 110 .391 Bpoltane ....... 8 13 84 125 .380 N. H. A. , (Second Half)  ' W. L. F. A. Pet. Quebec ........ 7 1 36 25 .875 Ottawa........ G 2 41 20 .875 Canadians ......3 5 28 , 33 .375 Wanderers .. .. 0 .7.25 43 .000 Rest of S>sason Today, Feb. 28-dttawas at Cana-|�diens; Wanderers at Quebec. Saturday, March 3-Quebec at Ot-|ta\va; Canadians at Wanderers. ACTION IN SOUTH Pasadena, Cal, Feb. 28.-Chicago National League /baseball players got into action today for the first time since their arrival here last Saturday for spring training. Despite the muddy field the regulars and recruits indulged in brief hitting and fielding practice both this morning and this afternoon. '��* \ Harry Wolter, with the Los Angeles tefttu last year, and Emil' Meusel, a Southern league recruit,;, reported today to Fred Mitchell, Cub mamtgef, increasing the riUmbei* 'of players here to 40. �" ' ? HOCKEY � ' . ' * > > i' Kf �> THE LAST GAME Seattle, Feb. 27.-Seattle celebrated its final appearance with' the Spokane club here tonight by blanking the orphaned ' Canaries to "the" tune of 7 to 0. Seattle- showed superiority at all stages, winning eaBiJy.. Seattle:'has one more game to play on Friday night against Portland to complete the season. If they win they take the championship. If they lose and" Vancouver wins two games against Spokane, Vancouver and Seattle Will play for the honors. RED DEER TAKES WEISER TROPHY NORTH AGAIN High, River, Feb. 27-Two Red Deer rinks, skipped by W. J. Stephenson and J. M. Campbell, were successful j in lifting the Weiser rod letter trophy ' here last evening, winning from the 'local skips, Bert Poile and J. Hunt, by a decisive score of 37 to 1!)^ This was the seventh time High-River defended the cup against invading curlens and their string of victories; of six con tiecutivle wins is u necordOu the tio i -pliy'sjiistory. .B.C.T Behind Toledo Record - Chicago Leads With 124 Teams -Toronto Entries Grand Rapids, Mich., Feb. 28.- Secretary Abe Langtrey has  issued the official count of the number of clubs entertained in the seventeenth annual tournament of the American Bowling Congress, which opens here March 3. The figures-show that 715 five-man teams will compete this year, the list falling behind Toledo's record by 41 teams, but showing a heavier entry from outside cities, a new record being established in that respect. Grand Rapids entered 156 fives, Chicago running a good second, with 124 quintets, the greatest list .that ever entered a bowling meet from any town except the one holding the meet. Detroit also showed well, with 75 teams. Other leading entries are: Milwaukee 33; Cleveland 30; Toledo 17: Louisville 10; Peoria 13; Indianapolis 17; Cincinnati 11; Fort Wayne 11; St. Louis 10; Pittsburg 11; South Bend 15 and Columbus 12. Buffalo will have 5 teams; Jamestown, N. Y., 3; Toronto 3, being the only Canadian clubs entered this year, and the New Havens will have their former champions. A lone individual from Everett, /Wash., holds the record for distance travelled. Three clubs are entered from Denver. The tournament will last 24 days. WOLVES STOP A SKIRMISH Petrograd.-A wolf hunt in which both Russian and German soldiers joined, is described in correspondence from the Polish front. Parties of Russian and German scouts met recently and were hotly engaged in*a skirmish when a large pack of wolves dashed on the scene and attacked the wounded. Hostilities were at once suspended and Germans and Russians instinctively attacked the pack, killing about fifty of the wolves. After the hunt ^the soldiers separated, each party returning unmolested to its own trenches.. Along some sections of this front hungry wolves have been particularly bold this winter, constituting a; real danger to outposts of both armies, and repeatedly the combatants have had to\ send out hunting parties against the' common enemy. . While at this sort of work sniping is suspended by a sort of tacit agreoment among the opposing forces. j. *� *� *j� �� �2* *�*  Clonic Tait, the Edmonton ? ? lightweight, displayed his ? ? wares to an audience of Leth- > ? bridge fans yesterday: in the > > Alberta Cafe gym. "Ruby Bob" ? ? McPherson went on with him ? ? and came out of the meleg > > with a bunged-up eye. Tait > > Impressed the fans with his > > speed and cleverness. - ? ? ? > > � > ? ? > ig,' rooriiy car with plenty ' '.; of. style, but it costs less to run than the, , more expensiye cars; because it is-lighter, easier to handle'; and there is less wear on the tires. .. ' /With its rich, comfortable upholstery and sumptuous fittings, the Sedan is a dignified car at a moderate price ^and one fit to grace any occasion. Let us shpw you the new model now and book your order to insure prompt delivery- ... FORD GARAGE - ''A) 98 ;