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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta J - 1' J i . ^ - PAGE THRfeili WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 1918 * ^ * - LJ THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD - L y G. McManus 7 . V^' FRIEND ' �NE A POOR A DIME? 1 WHAT DO YOU �>14 HUbKN dUX � WOULDN'T THINK mw * well- two NICKELS WlLL DO! WHT DON'T YOU * - h A. Both Claim Victory in Pre-Fight Utterances-Fans Inclined To Favor. Ross to'a knockout for the Chlcagoan, With Ross of ''course in favor on his season's performances here. rj The fact that Jud Foley will officiate as third man in the ring Is highly satisfactory to all the fans. District Bonspiel Will Be Hel Here on January 14th. Can He Keep It Up ? MAIN GO STARTS AT 9.30 w It's an anxious bunch of fans who are fitickinc round today wait- . >^ing for'tho'gong to sound for the � ^penlna1 "rduntf^bf the Rbss-HarrT-son ten1 roti'nd go tpnighfat the Majesties There are two rival campt in control of fandom today, the Ross camp with the Plaza as headquarters and the Harrison camp wfth the Alberta Buffet as a stamping ground, fend there are plenty of go-betweens to keep an eye peeled as to the swings In the betting. Said Young Ross, the local idol) to': the Herald this* morning*: "I am down,to_weight, and I. doh?t think I was-ever In better condi-tlqrv for a .hard mill In my life. I- expect a. hard go from ''.all the rBports;.of;:my. opponent,.but I am confident of the result. My friends are looking to" me to win this battle and I am not going to disappoint them if I can help it, and I think I can." Said Harrison: "I know Ross Isn't easy by any means� hut I have been up against all the toughest in the middle west, and don't let anybody kid you that I can't go the route with the local protege. I think 1 have a style that will puzzle him and I know I am In condition to stand all the r ' t lr 1 punishment he can administer until. I can decide the bout. I have only been fn tthe city a couple of days but I have all kinds of friends' already and they are going to see the-best I can produce." Meantime the fans are rolling Into the oityfrom every, direction, and In spite of the bad weather they will be out In force. The card all through, Is the best ever staged here, and the fans are quite" satisfied they, will get a run for their .money. Both Robs' and Harrison's training quarterns were packed to the doors yesterday while they were putting on the finishing touches on -their ^training, and the fans are qul,te(,satisfied witlv the outlook. The main bout will go on about....9.30.o'clock.; One can pick up almost any kind of a bet, all the'way..frpmia:knockout.for Ross All four sheets of ice were in fairly good Bhape last night notwithstanding the balmy chlnook. This was the first attempt for the knights of the besom and stone since'Saturday week and fourteen rinks had a try-out and got rid of their grouch. In' the Red Cross bonspiel, which is now in ,the semi-finals, Conybeare, BAND TONIGHT c* ? ? ? ? The City Band will be out tonight in force for the Ross-Harrison gp,:jat the Majestic theatre.  With the piano and drums also, there will be plenty of music interspersed throughout the fistic program. The band will meet at seven o'clock at tUe band room. ? ? ? ? FIGURES DON'T TELL THE TALE Hornsby Errs Often, but Covers More Ground Than Others 'I'M sir* S81 Pacific coast. The regular fare' Xs $90 return and the regular fare was fixed at $55.55. It is expected that the other railways will also cancel th^'ir corresponding excursion rates to the coast. . -. ^ fan �m MAJESTIC THEATRE ^ v . - � Ji �IF m with his claws struck him with the forepaw. The herder hurtled many feet through the air with Mr. Bruin Three of thes^ regulars are ^st.; g He struck it. It sackors, namely,^ herder, hut overreached Dodgers; Walt Holke of the Giants, . * , instRad of catchlne him and Hal Chase of the Reds. The other 1 thQ raaa anfl in3teaa or catcning nun first .baseman in.Prexy Teneris.- loop toss 'tlie� pill with the rigfit mittr - Among National league outfielders, Bi , . t .. . . , there are 11 ,who .wing the globule to^er hiHl t0,grab,hi?1 as h andfrom? tKW:;[^ past performances of the above two boys, it will undoubtedly aua''"vJ without question he the fastest and classiest bout ever staged here.^' i ^ There are few fans in the country who do not know Ross. Alniost^.\1 every follower of the game knows him to be one of the cleverest,; : cleanest boxers in America. PHIL HARRISON; the first eastern boy to appear in a main"" bout .here, Js-the.hpy p^>vh,pm Ed. Smith, America's foremost sport* �� -ing authority said, "i regard Harrison as one of the best-middle-weights iii the "country right, now." Both boys are in the; pink of m 11", :A.it>-5kj '-It -'  "'J fit 3 J - \ 1 r V" \ around the North Pole and not all of the National, leaguers .named, above can be classed as really dependable pitchers. Tho Giants are the heat offt in-the matter of soutnpawl who c�n go in there and win a big, ner cent, of tlieir games. , , v . DR. VANDYKE! A CHAPLAIN / New York,'Jan. 7.-Dr. Henry Van Dyke,. former United* States : minister:j to TheNetherlah'ds; Was commifesibned1' 1 ;