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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ' '� fa _ -J- h j j4 � 8, 1918 THE LETPIBrilDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE;*?;?ffl anus �- l -I 1 1 a*1 *k** - v/ELL-l UKE THE ONES V/ITH PICTURE � � vv :" 'Tj- � i ttr-: A ^ ��� �. _ I-  'V n S r H -.Mi - h n 4 J i * 4- i T I f "Phil Harrison's \n town." It didn't take lonfl for word to pass from fan to fan Monday afternoon that the Chicago battler had arrived fop his scrap with Young Ross tomorrow, Wednesday, evening. A'nd the result was a big crowd of ring followers at Harrison's training quarters over the Alberta Buffet to give. Him the once over last night. The hall was crowded by eagle-cye'dfans'anxlbus'toget a line.on the Windy City protege so they would extra days in "Chicago1 where he worked out religiously did him a world of good in getting Into shape for Wednesday night's fray. Last night he went through at.l, the paces, of. the boxer during his -'Workout'" "Shadow foxing, skipping ., ana exercises all interested the fans, and when he put on gloves with his sparring partners he showed that there wasn't much about the game that he didn't know. Bob Mc-Pherson put on the mitts with him, and when he got through allowing -his rlbs^o^be1 used for the finishing point of a barrage of gloves he aid: "A good man and he will give Ross the battle of his life. V' "He knows the. game every foot of the way," was another fan's comment. "It should be- a great go. * " 1 v \_ Harrison showed plenty of speed In spite of the fact that he had been three Jdays on the train. This, Tuesday, afternoon at 3 o'clock, he will work out at the same place, and another big crowd of rirfg enthusiasts will greet him. When Young Ross heard the comments of the fans on the Chicago-an he Just'smiled. He is ready to go the distance with'the fastest in the business, he says. " There was a big rush for seats for the match after Harrison's work-' out. "Orders.continue to.come In from ail quarters. Harry Hudson who has Just returned from Calgary, states that about 100 fans from the Cow/Town, will be on deck to see a real ring battle.. If the weather icont^ there will be hundreds of fans in from 1-;fcHe~ri9W^&^ Manyberries. are also sending up a ^d^tlt0^f^^ehty fans came up for the last battle and the num. tr^Wof^Suftoe the,third;man in the ring. This has been definitely l^^eil^i^^vtry bW to make sure that there, is no criticism  "JjiBo^tf^e^'^lter he-.says; he will be on deck. Joe Stavrow and Harry itHe^TerVlWie^r'eek will stage the semi-windup. There w.ill also be. a couple of: other good preliminaries. The main bout will start about 9:30. M'BRIDE LONG IN BASEBALL Washington Player Has'Spent 16 of f 36* Years on Diamond v. Washington, D/C/> - When a man has spent 16 years in professional baseball ;he is ^entitled to be called a'Veterfih.of'thetgame* even if he in Dnlyi'36 ^'ears did. Such fs the case pf George IK McBrioVof the senators, Whb was born in Milwaukee on November 21,1881. .It -was in. the, Gity League of Mil-Waukejfchat he made his ifirst" reputation. In 1902 he played third base for Milwaukee and-Kansas City in the American association, alter which he spent a coiinle;of seasons with the western league, playing'; with Peoria anur^. on Saturday night, but%du cah't cetrribW /v v^*-r"''tiff* 1 1 * ' ' * i ^ h ' vl* ^ r\ ^ ^ trngea|lVIichelin, -no. matter whereyouvpurifeGamdU-IsAt^Hltmo^^s is^ the latest camouflage fad. We THE HOUSE OR'SEFiViCE Wpif'-TM :� 'iTR'EET  SO UTH LETH h ALT A. - y . 1 r - ^ _ When ..Jim made his debut as an American Joague .magnate he assured Clevelandera he would provide the fans with a high-class team, as none other would make any money, and that, while He was in the game as a fan, he also was a business man., "Cleveland will. not ,;stand for a loser/' he told the fans at that'time, "and I do not intend to give them a loser.*' . ' \ �-: ....Keeps Word and Gives Good Club Tie kept his word."'' Ha'brought-'!rris Speaker, Chic Gandil. and others, and :.gave Cleveland a -team that held first "place for C5 days in midsqasou and might one-two hut for the' crippling ot the pitching staff. He made some changes in the team last season, but gave us, a club thatirfln-tuhed strongly entrenched in third place, only a few points behind second place. '* ; Consequently it is .believed that ' when he says he will put another strong team on the field next season he will, by somo hook or crook, try tp; do so. , . * , " . . "I am not going to discuss the relation of war to baseball or baseball to >yar to any great- extent," he said. "I , believe the general public wishes to 'have professional basebalf continue If "Tt\cau be done without'extending, spe^ cial privileges to the players. As tho "x situation - iarlrdb1^ not-�feeMike^ytxttf' Right Way to Spell It Is Gravatt- Brother Furnishes News Philadelphia. - Baseball men at Louisville who made the trip to Camp Taylor ran into a husky looking sergeant who was busy directing affairs around the big bake shopv where they turn out 60,000 pounds-of bread a day. He introduced himself and, saying his name was Gravatt, remarked that some of the baseball visitors might know his brother. "He plays for the Phillies," said the sergeant. "What's the name you said?" inquired some one. "The name is Qravatt-Gavvy Cra-vath is my brother." ' "I thought you said your name is ^Gravatt." *. "It isi. The correct name is Ora-Vatt. j ,etrea mm � \ oscow ^1 1 Speaking of the retreat from Moscow, Napoleon said, that if his troops had had the solace and sustaining help of tobacco, the page of history would be changed. What would he have given for 5,000,000 9 . :?p- 1 T f � f � L ri L ^ j i fa � f . -E 1 f ^ - ^ 1 CIGAR -��V.U'-.i �m fa f >i '-�-:] ( 2-for~a-quarter) They would have been cheap to him at a dollar apiece. 9 e Retreat from Moscow is past history, but the NOBLEMEN Cigar is to-day causing a revolution among smokers. "NOBLEMEN'* is a creation in tobacco, which amounts to a discovery. Mild- Yet exquisitely Fragrant i. +- � -- - A Blend of the World's Choicest Tobaccos. S. DAVIS &. SONS LIMITED, MONTREAL. _ f 4 _ t i WW \ - - AWwt \ , I f*t^ I - - . vl Imm * j1* i ^ - j > +.� f \ THIS WEEK THE BIGGEST AND MOST IMPORTANT SPORTING EVENT EVER STAGED IN WESTERN CANADIAN , n MIDDLEWEIGHT � CHAMPION ^ i ' OF LETHBRIDGE V PACKEY MacFARLAND'S PRIDE - 4 m OF CHICAGO -.7,-: This match is scheduled to go TEN ROUNDS, and from thc past performances of the above two boys, it will undoubtedly,'and without question be the fastest and classiest bout ever ataged^hereii Thero are lew fans in the country who do uot know Ross." Almost every follower of the' game knows huh to no one of\ the cleyere&t;u:|i cleanest boxers in America. * i -1 � �'^V ^l1 ^ PHIL HARRISON, thfe first eastenfboy to.- appear Utta;�ma^;0l^& nesd ay: night. 1. - ?'..f on-vtWed * w THE SQUARE DEAL i; Gooft|&obr>s. 2. PRO^BRIiYt PRICED. 3. HONT3STIiY> SOLD. 4. PROPERLY BACKED BY SERVICE. If any one* of � these sides of the, sqtfare deal is wrong, the deal is lopffWSd.iand'you can't use lopsided .bricks .in build-ing-a structured t i. \ A NUMBER 0� THE USUALLY GOOD BE STAGED; PRELiMJNARJES WILL GPOD-M.USIC DURING THE First Preliminary at 8,45 .; ; 11 Main gout^S'ouVS 3^^SS ft: CAR from us you do not have to pay any more for parts than if you lived in Eastern Canada. We sell all Chevrolet parts here, at the prices prevailing in Toronto and ,.j\tontreaI, which means a saving for you. Ringside . Main Floor Balcony . . - J. � *  - K #  t, > �� 4 HOME OF THE CHEVROLET HARRY HOLMAN, Mgr. 1 M r 1 i ' - - f ^ e �-"fc_ - -i_ f "4 ^ g 4-' . m Seats now selling at the. A)ekanc|ra: Hotel ..Cigar ..Btim "ariU aWHSS?5if � ; ' r Alberta Buffet. ^ - j ;