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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta l/fSlJARY 2, 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE � S'FI NdlNG UP FATHER" By G. McManus ot p; lunlc o ot ro to Ulon Idcri tn 1.1 Icmi ly. viLL yoo vrop your MOANIN.; AND Oe ON v00�? OOESNT THE BRIDE LOOK WHILE THEY ARE *)AYIN'|p Ross go Into t a battle like a beai I three-minuto rour R ass' sparring partner exactly. He's only a little bigger than a minute, but he is willing to stack up against anything that can be brought along between 115 and 125 pounds. But he can handle a big battier and get him In trim and keep him in trim, and incidentally ho can infuse a little ginger and speed into workouts which ginger and speed are very essential commodiities when going up against a battier of Harrison's ability. \Ross has been handicapped all season for lack of training quarters, but he has overcome this difficulty. On Monday the local ring favorite and Harry Hudson took over the Plara cabaret as a going concern, and a ring Is being erected on the second floor with all the gym paraphernalia necessary for training quarters)) .Ross states that the Plaza wli: be .handled along strict cabaret lines, and his own popularity will do much to make the place popular. He will work out In the new^ place this week, and on Harrison's arrival he also will likely work out there. Edmonton Is now claiming the provinolal basketball championship, according to the Edmonton Journal. Rather early'in the season to start grabbing off championship honors. Is It not? It's a long time till March 31, and much may happen In the meantime. This is not an effort to detract from the success of the Edmonton team's tour last week. They deserve nil the credit they con get for their three successive wins, .but there was nothing said about the tour being a bid for the championship and to call it such now is rather far-fetched. There will be championship games pulled off later but the competing teams will have to have earned the right to challenge and defend before a real championship struggle can be staged. Which reminds us that there hasn't been much done In the way of organizing a provincial association under which championship series can be arranged. Alberta is due to take greater interest in basketball as time goes on, and It would be a wise move to form some sort of organization to supervise the sport so that a team on returning from a barnstorming trip arranged by itself could not return home and, if successful, calmly claim the provincial championship. Here Is the Edmonton Journal report of the tour of the Capital quintet: As a result of their southern trip which termlnetted at Raymond, Saturday night, the All-Stars from the Edmonton Senior Basketball league have brought the Alberta championship to Edmonton for the first time In some years. The tour started with a victory over the Calgary Y.M.C.A. on Thursday night, when the Edmonton margin was ten points. On Friday night the All-Stars decisively defeated Lethbridge by a score of 55 to 40 after being behind at half time, 27 to 24. John Crozier and G. Parney played a fine game on the forward line, their shooting being deadly at all times. The tour came-to an end-on Saturday night at Raymond when Edmonton won by 38 to 30. The game was played under unfavorable conditions^ the visitors being handicapped Tjy the small floor and the poor accommodations for the spectators, who swarmed out on the playing surface at ail times. G. Parney accounted for 13 baskets, of which seven were from free throws while John Crozier added 15 points to the Edmonton total. feT TWO WAYS N6\"|-Comilo Mack, inanaMlladelphla Atli lellcs, rU league club, . has'uAitoher who cau such extraordl-laB nicknamed as It happens, late niune, (ov Leslie Joseph export In the huvl nary him that t > ? ? ? J PETER SCOTT WANTS wants to know what DarUcy ? Daniels intends to do about the ? proposed Scott-Tait battle. ? Not satisfied with winning the ? welUerwielght championship, ? Peter is anxious to anno.x the > lightweight crown as well and ? he says he is ready to take on ? Clonie Tait any time that Dan-: iels says the word. : "I'll go Into training next week > again and will meet Tait just ? as �oon as the match can be pounds at 3.00 o'clock in tho > afternoon, as Tait and Daniels > insist." ? , Thus spoke Peter in an in- ? torvlew given in Hamilton. : "But," he added, "Tait will ! have to make the same weight. I understand ho is not as light a tho other runners failed to equal. Ho'*^' * * "'"^ GREAT PACER TO RACE ON ICE The pacer, Frank Bogash Jr., (1:59 1-4), a grand circuit celebrity ot a few seasons ago, is to race on the ico this winter, and as ho took a hand in that game fn Canada before he bo-came famous, is expected to pay hIa way. Not .r Now, Anyhow JHESE days YOU WILL WANT IT IN A nfePLENDID TIME TO HAVE IT THOROUQH-ND put IN SHAPE. IT WILL cost YOU ian later, AND YOUR car WILL BE WANT IT. WE HAVE THE BEST REPAIR OUTHERN alberta, 80 YOU can BE ORK WILL BE DONE RIGHT, AND THE QHT, TOO, ' I Parlors HOUSE OF SEVtVICE F'nh ... LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. covered tho last tour miles far in advance ot Miller, who reached tho tapes for second prize. CADDOCK-LEWIS BOUT IS OFF MAGNATES WOULD TA'KE CHANCE Ready to Buy Gowdy, Although He Is In Army You cannot accuse some big league Doa Moines.-There is Uttlo chance owners ot not having tho nerve. Bight for a "Strangler" I^ewls-Earl Caddock ,ow a number ot magnates are seek- wroslling match for tho world's cham plonahip here. Gene Melady, Cad -Mount Clemens meeting last February were from Canada, and such were the repprts taken homo by the horsemen that there will be plenty of recruits when the big meeting opens at Clinton View park on January 2S. 100 Horses in Training But the Canadians will not have it all their own way this time, as there are more than two dozen horses in training at Cranwood now and fully as many Michigan horses are being fitted at the Mount Clemens, Dexter Park and other tracks in this vicinity. Among them there should be developed soniPthlng like 100 horses, and in that event the annual meeting at Mount Clemens will be something that will start the ball rolling for the 1918 season. With Cranwood racing two weeks before the opening at Mount Clemens and either Findlay or Akron following the Bath City there will be five weeks of sport in sight and the Canadians are not overloolcing it. Chilcott to Compete Chilcott, 2:11 1-4, that looked like one of the good things for the last M. & M. and then went wrong, Is'doing finely at Toronto. This means that Ingars, 2:11 1-4, have a job to win the 2:12 trot. These are two ot the best ice trotters ever seen, and as Ohio expects to contribute as many, it not more, the class will be interesting. On the Jlount Clemens program the 2:13 trot appears, but It has been changed to a 2:12 class to lot in these speedy things. So many of the owners and trainers have come out flat-footed in favor ot the three-heat plan that there may be a revolution in racing down the big line next year. The petition ot those whoso interest is greatest -will be presented to the stewards of the grand circuit at Columbus In January, hacked up by arguments which serve to prove this is to be tho ideal way ot conducting races. Cleveland Paid $69,700 In Prizes Cleveland held two grand circuit meetings on the North Randall track during the summer and during the 10 ; days there wore 123 heats, the win-Racing was ER EO ley's Xma.q, by Senior and Junior Schools; Curfew, by Lavern Schinnour; Call of the Red Cross, by Lester Beatty; Holy Night, by Senior Girls; Request to Snnta Claus, by Mnstor Jack Gillies. Tho children acquitted themselves remarkably well in their various rolos and much credit is due the teachers. Both Mrs. Carrington and Mr. Conway worked hard to promote the success ot tho affair. Tho committee in charge ot the Xmas tree arrangements did their work in a thoroughly business-like way. Each child was the recipient ot a personal gift together with candies and fruit.. The committee was as follows:. Rev. E. H. Wintiold, chairman; D. M. J. Conway, hon. sec.;' Mrs. Schumah, Mrs. Conway, Mrs. .1. Carrington; Mr. E. H. Winliold, Mrs. J. Green, Mrs. Gillies, Mrs. Beatty, Mrs. White and Mr. mite. The committee wishes to thank tho generous donors who gave so willing- Toronto, Dec. 31.-A Mail and Empire cable from l^aria says; "In connection with tho heavy fir-hig In the Lorraine region L'lntrunai-goant observea with regard to tho fashion in which the American reln-forcomenta will he employed, it is possible that it win be that one which has been deemed best here-that is, amalgamation. Istead of constituting an American army, mixed regiments comprising, for example, one battalion with two French battalions would bo constituted." IDENTIFIED AS SPY. Los Angeles, Dec. 28.-.Tohn Knox, arrested yesterday in connection with tho death ot Herman Jakopalch, In a remote par', of San Gabriel Canyon, today idenfiflorl, according to the sheriff's office, thy mysterious "H" nn alleged tfermari woman agent, said to have directed tho activities of Franz Schlenberg, held at San Francisco, as , a spy. ing the services of Hank Gowdy, star , ^^^^ ^^^^^ p,^,^ ?C9,700, do"ck"^s" manager, has announced thit j JonedTo have mrde'George'^St'li''im l''^' excepting tlje Lewis will only wrestle where hisl^ery attractive otters for the sorrel- f-yf^jfiV"' ^� camouflaged strangle hold is permit- top maskman. At present Crowdy is in t�,, ted and local referees and promoters France, a sergeant In the Ohio national thrAA if/ ?ivii?/^ / 1 have agreed to bar strangle holds in g,ard. There was nothing conditional p�[,r� w�ri fr]^? "o^,"" proposition, without any clause which ; "X � m ^ " would abrogate the transaction in the i ' Mrs. Thrifty says: " Watch the newspapers - You will soon know'' all matches hero. Whether some other mat artist will be brought here to tackle the oham- pion is not known. At present he Is Lyent Hank was unable to join the now 1 drilling with tho other selective' service men at the cantonment at Camp Dodge. H. H. FRAZEE READY FOR SERIES Boston, Jan. 2.-H, H. Frazee, president ot the Boston American league baseball club, has announced his wilUngnoBS to stage a city series here with the Boston Nationals before opening ot the regular seasou on April 16. Tho Red Sox will start owners. It was a gamble, but the other fellows were willing to take the chance. When Gowdy returns he is certain to be a greater hero than before, and as a result ot his increased popularity \ie will prove to be a greater drawing card. PHILLIES MAY LOSE ANOTHER The Phillies are liable to lose another good pitcher. Eppa Rlxey, the tall left-hander, Is trying to get into the army in the gas defense depnrt-spring training Vt Yfot Springs^ Ark.', I ment. He Is a graduate ot tho Unlver-March 17. " ' " ' ' ' HOBLITZELL REAL PATRIOT Undergoes Operation to Fit Him for Army Roforrlng to the trade by which the , Boston club obtained Iluah, Schang and Kood.N He Is sore about tho sale ot Strunk, Mr, Frazeo said he had been ' �'^l^**"