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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRroAY, JANUARY 18, 1918 "BRINGING UP FATHER' THE LETHBRlbGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE By G. McManus re W MRS. OIT 1 Edmonton Sport Writer Waxes Eloquent Over Fairy Tale About Recent Ross-Harrison Scrap The youth who pushes the qulII on one ot the camoutlBge pages of the Kdmonton Bulletin ran short ot.breeze the other dajr, and out ot a tertUe im-�Cinatlon be manufactured the following, which we will admit Is rather good in spots even it It does ramble round the suburb ot the truth in a tew Important particulars: To the hungry traveler In L>.K" {was a homestead-^ Id the south country until things bsigan to hum in pugilistic circles In Lietbbrldge, and then our hero, who kad previously had some ezperi-mee wlthi the padded mitts, hied blmaelt to the city to pick up some of the floating shekels. And he did. In tact be was a aucceas and cleaned u|> in every bout in which he participated. Kow, like all famous ring and tafseball itars, Ross soucht in a way to commercialize his popularity. Lethbridge being fairly well 'tocked with pool rooms, and sal-loons being out of date in Alberta, ha did the next beat thing and ac-, quired � restaurant, which of course became the hang-out of the "sports" to the discomfiture ot our friends the Oreekt. As long as the popular Idol continued to clean up Important fighters (T), Just so long would busi-vBMS iiuffer in Grecian quarters, so �omathiBg had to be "did." An B.O.8. call was sent to the rwl Windy City for a real scrapper, aiull'aoon "Mr.'Harrison" was on his W*y 'from?J.'Chl" and matched up wlU� 'lYbuiiimoBS.  1 ; ln^tralahiii'bonts the visiting gladi-�tor,i4i4BH':U�iokvso much to the lf^lVtj|ai.uViIii ..fact, "clasa','. .was ra^.'eohiiplGtioUs by Its absence and th'9;"ipbrtB"^were eager to place thalr~bsnl~-wmed coin on the local favorite. Strange to say, there were some mysterious peop)^ who wore only too willing to take alt the ^bete, : - ' Well, the scrap came off and Mr. Rosa was snowed under by the gent from Chicago, who by the way, turns . out to be a Jew ot Greek nationality . who can tigkt. In addition to cleaning up about |BOOO.:re�LQ>pney, the Greeks put a 'crimp Jn the popularity of one /'YoiingV Rosf, restfiurantdur. The'truih of t|ie matter is,that Ross and Hudson Vad not gone into the res-taunint business when Harrison was picked to, meet Ross. Ross was chosen by ^beljicalclub early In December and' tbe' bout, wiu to have come off New' irear'e" Eire.' Ross didn't acquire th� PUsB until a couple of days before New Yoi,ra,' 'A* for Rosa' popularity being on a slump, the Edmonton sport should guess again. Edmonton never saw the time when It could boast a bojcer of Ross' class. That's why the fight game never got anywhere In the capital. Roas. In going up against Harrison, took on a man whom Ed. Smith, the noted Chicago boxing authority and referee, declared to be among the best In the States In the middleweight division,  Ross � knew Smith's opinion ot Harrison two weeks Hockey Game De Luxe Saturday BASKETBALIERS Montanans Were Not in Class With Lethbridge-Score Was 74-20- The Shelby basketball team dltl not live up to expectations last night in their clash with the local husky quintet. They turned out to be mostly writer jHIgh school boys, and for the first time In tholr ll>-es the locals were playing against a lighter team. From the first toss up .the game was uneven with iiethbrldgo forging far ahead and the score at the end ot the half was 43-9, The homesters displayed some combination and shooting which seemed fo bewilder the Yankees. The second half was a repetition of the first and the final gong sounded with the score 74-20. This was the before the bout. So did the fans.! least Interesting game witnessed on Harrison wasn't a dark horse by any �'the "Y" floor for many a game,'but means. The fans who bet on Ross' the Shelby players admitted they were and lost are satisfied that nothing was ; outclassed completely. put over them, Harrison lived up to his advance notices;' Ross put up a game scrap and lost, but that doesn't put blm down and out as a scrapper. He has it In him to give Harrison twice the battle he did here. The bout went 10 rounds of good milling which would have done the heart of the Edmonton sport writer good to have seen. Outside ot the tew little "irregularities" we have pointed out the Edmonton youth's story listens good. Fiverybody on the local team shot well and the individual scores were: Forwards J. Leper U Dunsworth 24 Johnson 6 M. Dunsworth 20 Centre L The clash in the finals ot the above competition took place at the rlnfc last night between the Merchants Bank and the Old-Tlmers when the latter atter a well contested game came out victorious to the tune ot 10 to 6. This Is the second season tor the Old-Tim-ers to capture the honors In the Charity Bonsplel. The personnel of the above rinks is as follows: Old-Tlmors Merchants Bank Mrs. Alrd McDonald Miss Alrd Dawson C. Alrd McKay Jas. Alrd Dinning Old-Tlmers 10; Merchants Bank 6. bezdek MOVe� TO CHICAGO. Neate 1 Bulue 2 W. Leper 8 Bulen 3 Waly Shelby 20 Irwln 10 Guards Kane 8 G. McKlllop Murray 0 _______ Lethbridge 74. H. B. McBlyea refereed a satisfac lorv ganio. T Rowlers Prom Lethbritlge ai^d Calgary Will Be There For The Fray Chicago, Jan. 18.-Hugo Bezdek, manager ot the Pirates, has removed his family from California to Chicago. Hugo thouglit he had" better be east, where the big baseball doings are going on. He still contends the happiest days ot his life were when he played football at,Chicago. Bezdek Is in Cincinnati this week attending the baseball .mogul's meeting. . ..... LEVINSKV AND BRENNAN DRAW. Barons Millionaires will entertain the bowlers of Lethbridge and Calgary at an informal tourney to be held In the wheat centre Saturday evening. A big bunch of pin topplers will go up from here,'and Calgary ! sending down a squad of their old reliables. Thoae who .wish to go from Lethbridge are asl came In from Medicine Hat 4> way allows. It, there will be a teams being garnered together ^ by H, J. H. Skelth and W. V.  Ponpst. The battle royol is  fixed for Saturday afternoon  at 3 o'clock and the crowds > win be awful. S. B. Mitchell  and his bulldog will play goal quls of Queensbury rules will  apply. It Is rumored the Skelth > faction are importing a few burg. "� STILtlNCONTESlS Kirkham Wins in Tritcs-Wood Contest From Henderson of Tabcr DIVISION SUPT. OF FOODATCOAST Vancouver, Jan. 17. - Mr. Chris. Spences has been appointed divisional superintendent tor the mainland ot British Columbia ot a new department organized by the Dominion food controller. He will appoint a retail mer-(Spcclal to tlic HcrRld) j chant in each town and city who will Fernio, Jan. 17.-The curlers are BtiU ..jppoint local coramltteoa to prepare having a Joyful time and most of the propng.intla. Mr. W. G. Hock, publish-succesaful trophy conteslers have got er ot the Canadian Homo Journal, and over into the fours and the lucky boys | vlcc-presklcnt of the Associated Ad- SINGLE MEN PAY AN INCONIEMON $1,500 Americans Are Wondering Whether They Will Have to > Pay Two Taxes j , CARDS ARE BEnER T in the other contests v,-ill roach that stage tonight, thus narrowing down contests to semi-finals and finals for tomorrow. The Ice still remains good, owing to the good weather conditions. In the Macleod Trophy contest, Stewart won against Young; L. E. McDonald from Macnell; James Johnson from H. J. Johnson, and Hogarth from Herchraer. In the Magrath competition, McLaren won from A. Young and Herchmer from Ward. In the Trites-Wood competition, Kirkham won from Henderson, Cam vortlslng clubs, Is coming here this month to confer with Mr. Spencer as to the work to be undertaken. GET OUT OR GO TO WORK (Toronto Saturday Night) A striking result ot the recent sittings ot the Military Service Tribunals was the discovery of the very large number of men of military age who, owing to their nativity, are not subject to military servlco. and who at the Hendricks Says Chicago Need^ More Help Than His St. Louis Aggregation Chicago, Jan. 17--VATiatever chance the Chicago Cubs had of landing Roger Hornsby dlsai'peared when the St. Louis Cards signed Jack Hendricks ot the Indianapolis club as manager. At least that Is true, provided the St. Louis officials permit the mew manager' to arrange his own trades and sales. Hendricks made It plain recently that he is out to build up a winning ball club at St. Louis, not to replenish the treasury temporarily by sale ot star material. Hendricks talked at length regarding the proposed sale of Honrsby to the Cubs. In part he said: "Right now the Cubs need more help to build up a ball club than do the Cardinals. For years I have been keeping close watch on the major league clubs and I think I am fairly competent to judge of the strength of the, various teams. To me It seems it would be easier to build the Cards into a pennant contender than to patch up the Cubs to the same extent. . Card Talent Outshines Cubs "Why should St. Louis sacrifice its same time are holding down Jobs that eron from Beck, and Henderson from could well be filled by. women. Many Hogarth. of these men are cooks, more of them Only one game In the Walker com- are waiters, and more, still are black- petition Was played, R. M. Young win ning from James Johnson. Cameron won from Wallace in the Grand Challenge contest and the game between Baldry and McDonald Is still on. MORAN BOUT WILL BE TEST. Minnesetan Will Go the Route Against Pittsburger, Who Is Tough Customer In Ring. The Frank Moran-Fred Fulton match that fell through last summer is on again and this time it may go through according to schedule. When this pair was matched before Fulton was willing enough to fight, but Moran seemed to think the risk was too great, considering the small purse that was offered at that time. But since Fulton's talk of meeting Wlllard he has become a greater attraction and Promotor Tortorich of New Orleans was able to make the men an otter that neither could afford to pass up. As the battle will ha a 20-round affair one or the other of these men will be completely eliminated from the running In all probability. Wlien Moran met Wlllard two years ago It was clearly proved that he had no chance to boat the champion at that time, but since he was not knocked ing boots and doing other odd Jobs that should either be cut out entirely or placed In the hands ot women. It these men will not go to the front, and will not of their own free will take up work '^hlch would be ot real benefit to the community, such as farming or othtr productive occupations, they should be organised under the Militia Department and assigned to proper occupations, else they should be required to leave the country. A few thousand of these citified foreigners placed on the land and obliged under military law to do their share of cultivation under a fair but not a high rate of wage, would do much toward relieving the present serious situation as It pertains to production. These men are now consumers, but not producers In any sense of the .word, and it would bo far bettor to bo relieved of them entirely than to have them In their present occupations. This. is. a case where the proper authorities should say, "�ilther get out ot the country, or go to work." CHARGED WITH PLOT TO DEFRAUD MERCHANT Have you made your return for tb* 1917 Income Tax act yet? That'� becoming an important question. All single men with an income.of over $1500 and all married men with an income of over $3,000 must make the return by February 28th showing tbeir Inconjes tor the year. They will receive no notice from Ottawa before that date asking for the return. It must be made voluntarily. American* In Quandary American citizens living In Canada are In a quandary as to their status as regards the Income tax laws of Canada and tne "united States. According to a ruling made by the U. S. authorities the other day, American citizens living In Canada will be required to pay Income tax to the feder.. al treasury at Washington. This, however, it is thought, does not preclude them from paying income tax to the federal treasury at Ottawa so they are up against two income taxes. This will affect quite a large number : ot Southern Albertans, farmers especially, who have never taken out their naturalization certificates though they have lived In Canada for a number of years. The expected result will be u rush on the part of these people to wear allegiance to King George. BONUS CLAUSES MAY BE POPULAR Boston, Jan. 18.-A boxing match between "Battling" Levlnsky, Instructor ot boxing dt Camp Devens, and "K. O. Bill' Brennan of Chicago was declared a draw, et,the end of the 12 rounds here. WHEN WE TAKE IN A SECOND-HAND CAR THE FIRST THINQ WE DO WITH IT IS SEND IT .TOiTHE REPAIR SHOP, WHERE IT IS THOROUGH-r ' Ly EXAMINED POR BREAKS AND WEAR. THE ENGINE IS TAKEN DOWN AND CLEANED, AND � i'WttftN'OR' DAMAGED PARTS REPLACED. NOT / 1UNTIL IT IS IN PERFECT RUNNING ORDER IS IT ^ .....OPPIREO^'POR'SALE. THAT'S WHY OUR SECOND HAND CARS ARESUCH GOOD BUYS. IF YOU ARE WANTING BETTER CAR FOR' LESS MONEY. LOOK OURS OVER. IT WILL PAY YOU. Bqou Motor Parlors . , out r'sran still Is able to pretend that balVclub to help the CubsM am notice thinks he could beat Wlllard in a claiming, any pennants for the Cards j longer battle. However, the general Tt^B.HOUSE OFBIRVICE fifth jstrcct south lbthbridob. alta. Magnatea May Feel Like , Gambling With Star Players New .York.-With the' arrival of thc^ new year major league club owners are preparing to line np their players for thie 191S season and the time for mailing out contracts will soon> arrive: �  - arison - of the relative prospects of Cards and Cubs was brought out because the CardK have figured prominently In j^rlnt recently as being ready to dispose of their'star talent tor cash in hand. Hehdrick jwoiild not mention Uonrby'a name in his talk In connection with sales, but because the Cubs have been so hot-after Hornsby It is fair to presume he had the crack shortstop in mind. SOLDIERS' TRAIN WRECKED London, Jan. 17.-A German official statement dated at Saarbrueken Rheln-ish Prussia, yesterday reports the wreck of n train bearing soldiers on leave; due to tho; collapse of an embankment near Kirn, causing the death of some passengers and the in-Jury of others. The engine, the'baggage car and two'pas'senger coaches' were overturned, No further details are glyen; ,  � ' - s WANTELIMINAINOF E IN CIVIL SERVICE ---------- , public believes that.Moran has shot his bolt and never again will be considered a dangerous contender. For that reason interest in the coming match will cen-ter in Fulton's performance. If he should happen to'stop the game Pitts-burger Fiilton will be in a position to force Wlllard to tight or quit. On all form Moron shouU be an easy mark for Fulton, but the fact that Moran Is easily the gamest heavy-weight now in the ring, while there is a doubt regarding Fulton's courage, may completely' upset the dope. It Is because Moran has so much courage and determination that he is considered the best man to test Fulton's nerve. FUNERAL MADAME MERCIER Montreal, Jan. 17.-The funeral of Madame Mercler, widow ot Hon. Hon-ore Mercler, ex-premier of Quebec, took place yesterday. Among those who attended tho funeral were Hon. Honore Mercler, minister ot colonization, mines and fisheries tor the province ot Quebec, a son of the deceased; Paul Emile Merqier, city engineer of Montreal, another son; Sir Lomer Gouin, preniler of Quebec, a son-in-law; members of the Quebec government and many members of the bench and bar. Moose Jaw, Sask., Jan, 17.-W. H. Lamb, of Aasiniboia, was arrested by the chief of police here on a charge ot conspiring In December with his wife to defraud a local merchant out ot 1176 in goods. Mrs. Lamb was taken Into custody some time- ago but further than that no action was taken against her. Lamb was arraigned this morning and remanded ttntir Friday without plea, bait being set at 1200 cash. ,  ..'�,.,���.,,.� HELD AS ENEMY Baltimore,\Md., Jaii. 14,-Frederick Sporrman, brother of. Walter Sporr-man, arrested at Old Point Comfort In an attempt to blow up the national aviation magazine. Was also arrested here late tonight by government officers and is held as. an enemy, alien, "The specific charge under which Frederick Sporrmdn was arrested Is that of changing his residence without notice to the federal authorities. Other arrests of persons said, to hav.e had relations with Walter Sporrman are expected shortly. Frederick Sporrman denies having had any connection with bis brother's activities. Edmonton, Jan. 1?.-The total ellmf! inatlon of political patronage in tho public service, preference to be given wherever possible to returned Soldiers In tho making ot appointments, '; which would be controlled by the de- ; partment minister, guided by the local head of that department; the award^i ing bt all public contracta by.iender.f and more frequent visits by ministers of the crown to different parts of the! country, and holding discussions at': public meetings, so that affairs of pub-' lie interest.may be ventilated, were' the resolutions passed at the combined meeting of the executivep ot itbej unionist association ot East, West and South Edmonton. There .was also; a clause to the effect that no civil wtr\ vant shall take active part In; politics'i or be a member of'any political com-it mittee. A. copy of these resolutions, I which were unanimously adopted will I be forwarded to members of the Oo ~. francs, of which 1,440,900,000 waaK lit'' ,1. cash up to last August. ' � > '  ot Prank NlgUbor and the Tor- >^  onto club has called off nogo- 4> with Seattle again. It is' prob- ^ ^. ^'able'that Jack Marks will tin- ' � ^ Ish the season with Querrle's ^ � See our New 1918 All Weather Top Just---Arrived BAALIM MOTOR g ' � V "'home' of' ''rHE c'hevr'o'iIe.t,. , V. '*tl,? 'union BANK" -' - h^pry HO^Mf M BACK of 18838823 ;