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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 191S THE LETHBrtlDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus CALGARY F "Phit Harriion's in town." it didn't take long for v/ord to pass from fan to fan Monday afternoon that tha Chicago battler had arrived for his scrap wit^ Young Ross tomorrow, Wednesday, (svenlno. And the result was a big crowd of ring follower* at Harrison's training quarters over the Alberta Buffet to glv^,him the once over last night. The hall was crowded by eagle-eyed fans anxious'to get a line on the Windy City protege so they would know.where to place their simoleons on Wednesday night's scrap. ' H^rriionaizcs up good. He,is hardly'so big or so rangy as Young ' Rets, J>ut he Is'well-built, he is strong and he Is In condition. His few extra days In Chicago 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 all the paces of the boxer during his workout. Shadow Jjoxing, skipping an'd 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 Mcpherson put on the mitts with him, and when he got through allowing , his ribs, to be used for the finishing point of a barrage of gloves he MHd: "A good man and he will give Ross the battle of his life. ' "He knows the game every foot of the way," was another fan's comment. "It should be a great go. ' ' _ S_ Harrison showed plenty of speed in spite of the fact that he had been three days on the train. This, Tuesday, afternoon at 3 o'clock, he will work out at the same place, and another big crowd of rirTg enthusiast* 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 th* businuSB, he says. * There wa* a big rush for seats for the match after Harrison's work-� out. Order* continue to come In from all quarters. Harry Hudson who ha* Just returned frorp Calgary, states that about 100 fans from the Cow Towij will be on deck to aee a real ring battle. If the weather continue*..good for automoblling there will be hundreds of fans In from the. nearby town*. Foremost and Manyberrles are also sending up a big deiegat.lbn.; .Seventy fans came up for the last battle and the num-iber wlll^b.e.;;lncreased this time. ' ';JuiBjf DISCOVER CRAVATH'S REAL NAiyiE RlQht 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 shop^ where they turn out 00,000 pounds of bread a day. He Introduced himself and, saying his name was Gravatt, remarked that some of tho baseball visitors might know his brother. "He plays for the Phillies," said the sergeant. "What's the name you said?" inquired soma one, '"rhe name is Gravatt-Gavvy Cra-vath is my brother," ' "I thought you said your name is Gravatt," ' "It is. Tho correct name is Ctra-vatt. (javvy was labeled Cravath when ho started playing professional ball. The fans didn't seem to like Gravatt, changed it to Cravath and it finally got to be Cravath. That has hung to him ever since," , Old Gavvy's brother is Sergeant A, A. Gravatt and ho has been in the army oft and on tqr 10 years. He just gof back from Kurope, where ho spent 18 montba "In the trenches," He went "over there" with a Canadian detaeii-inent. '  , � Sergeant Gravatt'a title is instructor on cooking. Ha is busy teaching the boys how to prepare "mess," and from tlie sample served he is a good teacher. fFrom Our Own Cnrrp.spoTnlcnt) Coaldalo, Jan. 4.-The school opened on Thursday with a little less than a full attendance. Some of the pupils are away tor the winter months with their parents, while others are detained on account of cUickenpox. .Miss Hunt arrived on Wednesday from her home in Iron Springs and Miss Ross is expected to arrive on Sunday. Chas. -Mitchell Is in charge of her room until her return. The winter migration has assumed rather largo proportion.'? this week. Mr; and ."^frs, F, G. Norton and daughter, Vistula, left on Wednesday for Santa -Monica, California, for the winter. J. L. Shannon has gone tor a visit to his old home In the Niagara district, Ontario. Mrs. J, P. Boldwln and D. J. MacArthur left on Thursday tor points east: Mrs. Baldwin will go to Windsor and other points in Ontario, and will be accompanied as far as Chicago by Mr. McArthur, Miss Gertrude Honeysett returned on New Year's Day to Claresholm Agricultural School, to resume her studies there. On Wednesday evening a surprise party was taken .to Mr. and Mrs, Sevan, at the T. B.'Dunh,ara home, by a number of Mrs. Bevan's pro-nuptial friends. They carried with them number ot articled for the kitchen. The surprise was a complete one, and everyone enjoyed a very iileasant evening. ' ' Mr, R. J. Boldry has been away for. a week. During the early part ho was taking part in a Bonspiel at Carman-gay, and later has been ou a business visit to Calgary: He will arrive home on Sunday. The Hay Growers' Hall Co. held their annual ball on New Year's eve. Prom nil' reports this was the best dance the Hall Company has had for some time. The crowd was of the right kind and a good old fashioned time was enjoyed. The school bell was employed in a vigorous manner on .Monday night to "Ring out the old and ring in the new," no one in tho town, but knew tho time of passing of 1917 and the coming ot 1918. Jno. McD, Davidson, received on Saturday, the purebred Hereford bull, Prince Rare, which he bought at tho Chicago fair In December from W. A, DoUmeyer, of Jctterson City, Mo. He was sired by Paragon 12th, from Merry Hours and his pedigree shows Beau BrumhioU and Anxiety strains in a number of places. He is a year and a half old and is a dandy in every respect, Mr. Davidson is to ha complimented on his enterprise. Ho is endeavoring to build up a herd second to none in the province find is scouring tho continent to secure the best a'ninials from the best herds. The mild spell of weather has been most opportune. The pasture has been uncovered, the water supply has been., replenished and tho heavy strain on the coal bin relieved, AVe cannot boast yet of anyone plowing, but a tew more days like this will make ,it possible to go oh the land, � ' The 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. A Blend of the World's Choicest Tobaccos. S. DAVIS & SONS LIMfTED, MONTREAL. 393 MAJESTIC THEATRE When You Buy a THE SQUARE DEAL 1; GOOD,GOODS. 2. PROBjaRLY PRICED. 3. HONESTLY SOLD, 4. PROPERLY BACKED BY SERVICE. If any one of these sides ot the square deal la wrong, the deal Is lopsWed, and you can't use lopsided bricks hi building-a structure. CAR from us you do not have to pay any more for parts than it you lived in Eastern Canada. We sell all CJUevrolet parts here, at the prices prevailing in Toronto and Montreal, which means a saving for you. THIS WEEK THE BIGGEST AND MOST IMPORTANT SPORTING EVENT EVER STAGED IN WESTERN CANADA CANADIAN MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION OF LETHBRIDGE ' 1^5. PACKEY MacFARLAND'S PRIDE ''of CHICAGO . .. This match ia scHoduled to go TEN ROUNDS, and from the past portonnaiiees of the above two boys, It will undoubtedly and without question be the tftatest and classiest bout ever staged bore. There are tew fans in the country v/ho do not know Ross, Almost � every loUowor ot the game knows him to bo one of the cleverest, cleanest boxers in America. ' i _^ � . PHIL HARRISON, the first eastern"'boy to nppear In a main' bout hero, is the boy ot whom E<1, Smith, America's foroinost Sport- � ing authority said, "I regard Harrison as one ot the best,middle-' weigiits in the country right now." Both boys are In the pink oi; condition uud a first class exhibition is assured the tans on Wed-uasday night. : . � " . A NUMBER OF THE U8UAULY good PRELIMINARIES WILL , BE STAGED. GOOD'iVIUSIC DURING THE INTERVALS' First Preliminary at 8.45 Main Bout about 9.30 BAALIM MOTOR CO. BACK OF UNION BANK HOME OF THE CHEVBOLET HARRY HOLMAN, Mgr. PRICES: Ringside ....... ........,----$2M Main Floor............____............ $2.00/ BaicoEy .....................$L.50, $1.00 Seats now selling at tho Alexandra Hotel Ciijar Stand and ot the' AiliQrta Buffet. '^ .-y v-r.,;-',. 859?54 ;