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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 1918 TIJE LETHnniDGE DAILY HERALD . "BRINGING UP FATHER" PAGE THREE By G. McManus . V/H\ OOM-T YOU OUCHT TO f3E A-bHAMED- VVELL  'bAY CUL DO XOU WATST hIE TO TAKE IT AWAY FROM THINK I ^OT A OUA?iTE5;i;l RINCIPALS BOTH SURE Of RES Both Claim Victory in Pre-Fight Utterances-Fans Inclined To Favor Ross MAIN GO STARTS AT 9.30 tt't ah anxious bunch of fans who are iticking round today waiting for the gong to sound for the -'o'penlng'round' of the Hoas-Harri-ton ten round go tonight at the Majestic; - There are two rival campa In control of fandom today, the Ftoit camp with the Plaza as headquarters and the Harrison camp with the Alberta Buffet as a stamping ground, 'and there are plenty of go-betweens to keep an eye peeled as to the swings In the betting. Said Younp Ross, the local idoli to the Herald this morhlng: "I am down to weight, and I don't think I was ever In better condition for a hard mill in my life. I expect a hard go from all the reports, 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 th� toughest in the middle west, and don't let ahybody kid you that I can't go the route with the local protege. I think I have a style that will puzzle him and I know I am In condition to stand all the punishment he can administer until! can decide the bout. I have only been in ,the city a.couple of days but I have all kinds of friends already and they are going to see the best I can produce." MMntlme tha fan* are rolling Into ths city'from every.direction, and In spite of the bad weather thsy will be out in force. The card all through Is the best ever tageii here, and the fans are quite'uttsfled they will get a run for their.money. Both Rots' and Harrison's training quarter* were packed to the door* yesterday while they were putting on the finlahing touches en thair .training, and the fans are quite, satisfied witiv-the outlook. 'The main bout will go on about 9.30 o'clock. One can pick up almost' any ' kind of a - bet, ail ' the way.,fnpiHAa knockout for Ross to a knockout for the Chlcagoan, with Ross of 'course in favor on his season's performances here. The fact that Jud Foley will offfoiate as third man in the ring Is highly satisfactory to all the fans. Can He Keep It Up? URLINGNOWIN FULL SWING HERE District Bonspiel Will Be Held Here on January 14th. Young AI Ross, -who -will go Into the ring tonight the'favorite in the Ross-Harrison ton round bout. Robs had ' flvo bouts In Lothbrldgo during 1917.} Of these he won throe by the knockout route and two by the decision route., � What will tonight bring forth? TENNIS TOURNEY Now York, Jan. 8.-For the Intor-nalionnl tennis match between leading players of the United States and Canada which will be played on the indoor courts of the Montreal club next Saturday, the U.S.N.UT.A. has selected P. B. Alexander, H. A. Thorck-mortou, Morrill Hall, all of New York and N. 'W. Wiles, o� Boston, as the United States repvesontatlves, Tfto matches, which will be iplayed for tho honeflt of the British Red Cross, will probably consist of tour singles and two doubles contests. This will be tho first intoriiiitional' tennis contest in which United States players have participated since tho Davis Cup contests at Forest Hills, Long Island, in the autumn of 1914. NORWEGIAN CHAMP DEFEATED Chicago, Jan. 7.-"Bobby" McLean, of Chicago, defoutod.Oscar Mathlosou of Norway in three skating races Saturday night which  -svoro claimed to bo for tho professional championship of America at tho respective distances. The 220 yard raoo was won In 20 1-5; the. mile, in 2;3C2-5 and tiio two mile ovont in 6:54 3-5. � . The' short and the rong distance races were said to have been skated in the 'beat time ever made on a circular' indoor" track.' GRAND CIRCUIT ^lOGULS.MEET ,Colun\bu8, Ohio, Jan.. 7.-Grand circuit harness raclng:sto\Vards niet here this afternoon for a session that will last througl;i tomorrow to niako racing dates and pass rules governing tho sport oh the circuit, The only trades not represented when tho' meeting opened were the Detroit, Poughkoop-ale, ReadVille and Hartford plants. All tour sheets of ice -were in fairly good shape last night notwithstanding the balmy chlnook. This was the first attempt for the knights of (he 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 sonii-tinals, Conybeare, Church and McArthur boat tho City School.'? and the Elite Cigar Store accounted for tho Superior Supply Co. 7'lio Veterans fell down to the strong combination of Old Timers and the Foot Toggery wore beaten hy the Merchants Bank. Conyhearo, Church and Co. play Jackson and Co.' for a place in tho snmi-flnals, the winners to play the Jlerchants Bank for a place In the final game. The Old Timers play the Elito Cigar store and tho winners of this game will bo in the final. There will bo no scheduled club games tomorrow night, but the composition of rinks must be handed in or phoned to the acting secretary at once, bo'lhat club competitions may bo arranged. Tlie District Bonspiel at Fcrnie will be pulled off on January 14th. Rinks should bo formed up at once for this spiel which promises to ho tho big-gc.it and best District Bonspiel since the Crow's Nost District was organ-i7,ed. BAND TONIGHT The City Band will be out to- ? night in force for the Ross- ? Harrison go ^at the Majestic ? theatre. Wltli thi; piano and vs In ^lack," 'Williams and 'Wolter, an unusual thing on any ball club. Out of tho 55 pitchers who got into (tho average's' this- year, 17 are lefthanders, and Secretary John Heydler doslgnhtod portslders this year tor' tho first time, Twolvo of theso portsidors are now' owned by four clubs; since the.Dodgers sociired Mitchell froiu the tReds, T;:q offhanders in tho old leagu^ who make make good next season are aa' follows: 1 Benton, Schupp, and Salee, of the Giants; Packard, Mdy and Steele, ot tho Cardinals; Mitchell,- Smith and Marquqaril, of the Dodgers; Nehf, Tyler and Allen, of the Braves; Hlxey ^ arid Plitery; ol the Phillies; "Vaughn, and Routher, of tho Cubs, and Cooper, of the Piratfla.. Loft-handed pitchers .jyho can keep tlfo pace In the major leagues are almost' ns scarce as humming hlrds around the North Polo and not'all of tho National, loaguera named above can ho classed as really dependable pitohors. Tho Giants are the best ott' in the matter ot aouthpa.wa who can go in there and win a big per cent, ot their games. . DR. VAN.,DYKE A CHAPLAIN ' Now York, Jan. 7.-^Dr. Henry Van Dyke, former U;alted-States minister ,to Tho Netherlands, was coinralBsldned today. A chaplain; in tl\e naval\resQrvo til i;lio� rank 6t lieutenant comman-, Helena, Mont., Dec. 28.-Bears and mountain lions played the deuce this last season with some sheep bands grazing on the Lewis and Clark na Honal forest, according to Supervisor D. L. Beatty of Choteau, who was here In conference v\rlth Game 'Warden J. L. De Hart outlining a plan for a continuation of the game survey in the Sun River preserve that was begun last winter.' Bears one night raided one sheep band and killed. 110 head. Another night a bear raided another herd. The sheopherder blazed away at the intruder as it was slaughtering the sheep right and left. He struck it. It charged the herder, but overreached the man and instead ot catching him with his claws struck him with the forepaw. Tho herder hurtled many feet through tlie air with Mr. Bruin after him to grab him as he came down. The herder's dogs rushed up and saved their master's life, driving the bear away. . The game survey will be made by forest rangers and deputy game wardens on snowslioes. It was begun last ^winter and 2000 elk were counted. It is desired not only to ascertain the number of wild animals In the preserve, but also their hablfs. VETERANS CANDIDATE "Vancouver, Jan, 8.-Walter Drin-nan, president of tho 'Vancouver branch of tho Great.War Veterans Association was nominated as, the association's candidate in the provincial byb-olectlon in this city. Mrs. Ralph 'Smith and Sergeant Major James Robinson also are candidates. Only Three Teams Will Fight Out Championship in Eastern Circles Montreal, Jan. 8.-The new National Hockey League schedule was issued today. It follows: First Half Wednesday, January 9, Canadiens at .Toronto.' Saturday, January 12, Ottawa at Canadiens, Monday, January 14, Toronto at Ottawa. Wednesday, January 16, Ottawa at Toronto. Saturday, January 10, Toronto at Canadiens. . Monday, January 21, Canadiens at Ottawa. Wednesday, January 21, Ottawa at Canadiens. Saturday, January 26, Toronto at Ottawa. Monday, January 28, Canadiens at Toronto. Wedne^ay, January 30, Canadiens at Ottawa. Saturday, February 2, Toronto at Canadiens. Monday, February 4, Ottawa at Toronto. Second Half Wednesday, February 0", Canadiens at Ottawa; Saturday, February 9, Toronto at Canadiens. Monday, February 11, Ottawa at Toronto. Wednesday, February 13, Toronto at Ottawa. Saturday, February 16, Ottawa at Canadiens. Monday, February IS, Canadiens at Toronto. ' Wednesday, February 20, Toronto at Canadiens. Saturday, February 23, Ottawa at Toronto. Monday, February 25, Canadiens at Ottawa. Wednesday, February 27, Ottawa at Canadiens. Saturday, JIarch 2, Canadiens at Toronto. Wednesday, March ti, Toronto at Ottawa. FIGURES DON'T TELL THE TALE Horntby Errs Often, but Covers More Ground Than Others It fielding figures told tho absoluto truth tho baseball manager would not have to cast a lamp on a pronilsiug recruit. All he would need to do would be to glimpse tho fielding figures and got the answer. The same goes for batting, hut hatting Is somewhat different from fielding, at that, and anyway 'wo were about to discuss tho fielding ot a certala player. Tho player In question Is none other than the well-known* Roger Hornsby, shortstop do luxe of the St. Louis Cards. Mr, Hornsby made more errors than any other National league shortstop except Billy Kept of tho Reds during 1917. Yot Hornsby Is rated as the greatest shortstop In tho western half of the National it not the greatest in the entire circuit. Tho secret of Itorns-by's greatness, therefore, can not bo found in the figures, if you judge him by the error column. But it you judge him fairly you will lamp the number of chances he accepted, and you'll get a different answei-. Tho groat shortstop goes after every chance, no matter where it 1.1. Many of theso he accepts, and in many cases ho is charged with an error on tlie ball that other players would never touch. That's the kind of a shortstop Hornsby is, but every one doesn't know It. NEW N..H. L. SCHEDULE .^tontfBal, Jan. 7. - Tho new schedule ot tho National Hockey League necessitated by tho default of the Wacderers 'when the arena burned down, calls for three games a week. The first halt ot tho season will enfl on February 4, and tho second half on March 0. .Ml games with tho Wan-derer."! up to January 2 will he acknow-lodgod in tho standing of tho toama, but the detnulted game with Canadiens last Wednesday and that witli Toronto on Saturday will go to Canadiens and Toronto respectively. The schedule calls for the Canadiens to play In Toronto on Wednesday night and Ottivwa will come to Montreal next Saturday. CHARGE AGAINST LAFOLLETTE Washington, .Tan. 7.-"What is de'^-crlhed aa a atouographio report /ot Senator Lafolletto's St. Paul speeoh �which has been made the basis of disloyalty charges and senato Investigation was filed today by the Amerfcan defence society with tho senate committee on privilngos and elections. Tho society is urging tho e:cpulaion. ot Senator Lafollctte. The report may bo considered by tho senato sub-coramlt-tce Tuesday when it resumes tha in-vestigiVtlon. , CANCEL EXCURSIONS I Winnipeg, Jan. 7.-In line with government programme for the curtailment of railway passenger tratflc, the Can.idlan Pacific Railway has cancelled Its special excursion 'rates to tho Pacific coast. Tho regular faro 1h $90 return and tho regular fare was fixed at $55.i;5. It Is expected that the other railways v^lll also cancel thair corresponding excursion rates to Iho coast. TORONTO'S PROTEST Toronto, Jan. 8.-Tho Toronto professional club intimate that the new schedule arrangements do not meet with their approval. They will protest to President Calder of the N.H.L. against being saddled with the loss to the Wanderers and will ask that all tho Wanderers games be thrown out. Under this arrangement tho Torontos will be tied with tho Canadians with five wins and no losses. BASEBALLER8 IN SESSION Cincinnati, Ohio, Jan. 7.- While baseball was the chief topic discussed in the iiotel lobbies hero today, yet the annual mooting of tho national baseball commission has been postponed until tomorrow or until President Johnson of the American League can reach this city from snow-bound Chicago. A number of baseball magnates arrived early today and rumors of deals, both ot small and targe magnitude, could be heard, but none had the stamp ot any official with authority to make a positive statement. When You Buy a THE SQUARE DEAL 1. GOOD GOODS. PROPBULY PRICED. 3. riONBSTLY SOLD. 4. PROPERLY A.CKBD BY 8ERV1CB. It any o^oot these aides of the BQuaro'deal is wrong,,the deal Is lopsided, and you.can'l; use lopsided bricks In'build-Ing a structure, ' GAR from UB you do not have to pay any more (or parts than 11 yon lived In Baatorn Canada, We sell all Chevrolet parts here at the prices prevailing i|i Toronto -and Montreal, which means a savins; tor you. BAAUM MOTOR CO. I HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK ? 'HARRY HOUMAN. Mgr. MAJESTIC THEATRE THE BIGGEST AND MOST IMPORTANT SPORTING EVENT EVER STAGED IN WESTERN CANADA AL ROSS CANADIAN MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION OF LETHBRIDGE vs. PACKEY MacFARLAND'S PRIDE PHIL HARRISON OF CHICAGO liiSi'irriiKijrr f. This match is scheduled to go TEN ROUNDS, and from tho past performances of. the above t'vvo boys, it will undoubtedly and without question be tho fastest and classiest botit over staged here. There are few fans in the country who do not know Rosa. Alihost'-every follower of tho ganio knows him to ho one o� tho cleverest, cleanest boxers in America, , PHIL HARRISON, tho first eastern hoy to appear In a iiiain ' . bout horo,4s4he.boy py,,\vhQm Ed, Smith, America's foremost sporting authority said, "I regard Harrison as one ot tho host middle-' weights in the country ^�ightnow," Both boys are in the pink of condition'and a first class exhibition is assured the fans on Wed* nesday night.; i,  A^LMvi^BER"^c!^!^ BE STAGED, ', ''"*'7"'~"''''gOOo'7iU8|C^^ First Preliminary,at 8.4�; : Main Bout about 9.30 �rrliSwfiyt'j , ' PRICES: Ringside ....;:... ......... $2.50 Main Floor ......... ...: $2.00 Balcony .. .............$1.50, $1.00 Seats now sellina at the Alexandra Hotel Cigar Stand and at the Alberta Buffet.. * j" BOXINCI 553779 6933 6637 ;