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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 16, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta HiE OAILY-HBRMJI. '.'BRINGING UP FATHER HERE HE'MAOB ANO HE TOLD. TO HE OWED IT TO VOU- ..rHIDAY, JANUARY 1920 SKIFF CHOOSES ITS SCHOQL BOARD FOR 1920 SKIFF, Jan. election of school trustees after the annual mssl- Ing rosulled as follows: 'Mr. J. LynJ. chairman; Mr. 0. A. Borgen, secretary-treasurer; Mr. R. Maxwell, rcelecled trustee; Mr. H. Jurgers a new trustee. i Kanchyrs and fatmfers around, kiff, are feeling caticr over this soft spell, aad there Is plenty of feed corn- lug in now adayt. TJie p.I'.Jl. is uutting In a phone in Skiff. Everybody will ha thankful lor it as It was badly needed. The phono Is to bo put In Deraera' general store. Mr. H. J urge re has. gone to Le til- bridge on a business triu.: WORLD OF Death Takes Heavy Toll Among Sporting Leaders During 1919 fast enqiigh to hl( riny looser alive to- dav. His four 'years >bt Intermittent fighting In the Irenches seems not to iliave damaged his eye or his foot I work. As a fighter over a whirlwind short route ho Is a for any j champion to face, lie ducks cleverly, all the time coming in, feinting with lioih hands and always rcaily to put his wicked right over. Dempssy-Carpentler Bout a Guess Entitled fo Bell for Interallied Against Dempscy, if nempwy tights Fislic a Dollar Chaser The sporting writer who. is com- menting on boding in the last 13 months said that snort has "experi- enced a renaissance" must have had Carpentler as lie did Willard. it is a guess as to which will win. Ex- perienced American fighters who bavo seen Carpentler In action give him a possible chance. He will havo better than that if tho fight does not go over elglit or ten A longer route and Dempsey will win with one hand tide behind his' back, for Carpentler January Stenzcl, ex-Pirate and Oriole ball flayer, died at Cin- cinnati, aged 53. January J. McGuIgan, hos- ing referee and matchmaker, died at Philadelphia, 'aged 43. January H. Rourke, old- time major leaguer, averaging over .300 In batting for 13 years, died at Bridgeport, Conn.. January Snutry. who claimed tho featherweight boxing died at Chicago, aged 43. February H. Ritchie, noted sporting writer, died at Minneapolis. March Julian, associated Filzsimmons when the latter beat Sullivan, died at New York, aged "March Melcher, killed In auto race at. Santa Monica, Calif., Trtieii machine overturned. April Robinson, slar ilted as result of Injury in race at Baltimore.. Shaw, old-limp cue star, who once played before King EC- died at Cliicago. April S. llarlman, hero of 151S dog race from Winnipeg to St. July 10 Aleiander (Broadway! Smith, famous as baseball calcher, died at New York. July A. Hart, former own. er of the Chicago Cubs, died at Chi- in mind only amateur snort. One thliiRlj, cssenllally a short distance fighter. As a sporting event a match, be- ween Carpenller and Dempseyshould lover be taken into couslderallon ns a world test. There have been rumors of damage wrought In the admirably frame of Franco's' groat boxer trench life. It IB nil too likely. It is hard to believe thai man could is sure, tho writer couldn't have had i in mind any of the battles fought by the heavyweight title, holders. To the fight fan not beguiled by tho dollar mark, the world's heavyweight championship has not been held by any one worthy of tho title since John L. Sullivan, Corbett. nob Fitzslmuions and Jim Jeffries. Fighl fans thought for a time that when Joss Willard acquired the title from the cago. August Sam H. Jones, >art owner of the Athletics, Philadelphia. ugust Ed McKean. :Iied at Cleveland. August L. Doherty, "Big the heavyweight dtvl- formerly sion had gone through the cleansing died at Process. Not so. Tho big Kanean had tho dollar mnrk brain and a pew- ter heart. Wlllard was a clown at a otherwise he ring Instead o! clowning around go through modern fighting and conic out of the muck, wet and shell shock as good as tennis champion of England, died at England. August Andrew Sockalesis. In- dian distance runner, died at Oxford, Me. September Doble. harness- horse driver of old days, died a' Angeles. September S Duncan ci- ivorld's champion broad swordsman, lied at Bullimore. September Seymour, ex- i Paul, died in airplane, irrance. accident in May