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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, JANUARY 22,1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE "BRINGING UP FATHER' KIN I iCK NEVEft THINK OF ME - ( p > 71 EVEWN' MOMENT I'M WITH OINTX- CM THINK IN* OF YOO - DAPLirV� WELL- iM TRACT CA*bE - VOO CAN STA^C HOME \ ME FOR * CHAt^E AND THINK OF DINTY. MOORE 4 K7 1*. - ? r r....... \ Georgia Peach Placed Class 1 Did Tate "Win by a Shade 5 OrW as Badly Mussed Up? 95 Clonic Tait, lightweight champion of Canada, sure docs recognize the power of the press. At any rate that fact percolates into our cranium after reacting the Edmonton Bulletin's sport page of Saturday morning Just. There we find this choice morsel: CLONY TATE GETS SHADE OVER ROCKY KANSAS AT BUFFALO (Special to The Bulletin) Buffalo, N.Y., Jan. 18.-Clonif Tate, lightweight champion of ^Canada, shaded Rocky Kansas, the local llgntwefght in ten fast rounds here tonight. Headers of the Herald will remember the Herald's story of the fracas, r in whfch it was reported that Tait was "badly mussed up" hy Rocky Kansas' infighting, and that Kansas "won all the way." pins, while in the fifth they added 43 for good measure. Evans was high man for the five games with 920 for an"average of 1S5 while Dickson was next with 00 for an 180 average Jennings and Evans are now ready to maet all comers to protect their title. The scores: Sloan .... 350* 134 223 174 166- 847 Dickson . . 102 227 179 146 15G- 900 ? 4r > ? ? ? ? v BASKETBALL FRIDAY. All final arrangements wero completed over the w.'res last night for the big game of basketball Friday night between Lethbridge and Raymond. The notorious latter mentioned town are bringing up two teams, 1st and 2nd, band, and about one hundred rooters The old "Y" gym. will be the scene of much action. The invaders however can expect a warm reception anu^both games can he assured to be the fastest local record. ? ? AugusLd, Ua., Jan. 2^'.-Tyrus Raymond Cobb, star outfielder of the Detroit Americans, has been placed in class 1 hy the exemption board here.., iL , , ., , , , , , where he is registered. It is understood ! ait,er bored in until he reached Ful-he claimed deferred classification ot | ton s stomach with some stitf punches. In a fuller report of the Fulton-Miske fight at St. Paul on Friday night last, the Associated Press says: Miske opened the fight by running Fulton, sripping under the larger man's left hand and working into a clinch in an endeavor to reach Fulton's stomach. Fulton held his smaller op-fponent away, his greater strength telling, as Miske tried to reach his body. During the first three rounds Miske boxed in a crouching position, with Fulton straightening him up with left uppercuts, which .Miske took and rushed back for more. Fulton's superior boxing ability held Miske'at long range at times, but the - the ground of dependents. . When informed today of the action of the local board Cobb declared he is willing to serve whenever he is called. He became 31 years "old last December 18. ? ? ? NEW-BASE LEAGUE AT COAST * �> * * * * * FOOTBALL CROWDS GREATEST *42 Jennings Evans . 1G9 173 361 177 17S 402 320 322 178 179 170 190 100 195' -1747 873 926 342 355 3GS 369 365-1799 NOYE OUTPOINTS HAMMER Great is the drawing power of base-hall, boxing, football and thoroughbred racing in this country when some vital issue is at stake. College football holds the record in numbers at 80,000 in round figures. Boxing holds the record in gross receipts with $270,-, 775. Baseball and racing are behind football and boxing in attendance as well as in receipts only because of space limitations. Football set its high" mark when Yale defeated Harvard in the Yale Bowl at New Haven in November, 1916. Boxing climbed to dizzy heights when Jack Johnson knocked out Jim Jeffries in the heart of the Rockies. Baseball's record in both attendance and receipts was set in the fifth game of the world's series between the Boston Red Sox and the (Brooklyn Robins' at Boston in 1916, when 42,620 menrVomen and boys paid $83,873 to see the Red Sox clinch the title. Close to 60,000. men and women wero jammed in Belmont Park on Memorial day of 190S, when the late James K. Keene's unbeaten Colin heat August Belmont's Fair Play .in the Belmont stakes. It is said that fully 70,000 watched "Snapper" Garrison ride Boundless to victory in the American derby of 1893, the year of the world's fair in Chicago, and no doubt racing receipts for a single day have approached close to the $200,000 mark. Seattle. Jan^ 22. - The Pacific Coast International Baseball league will open its first championship race this spring-with six clubs toeing the in two rounds i.ske stung Fulton with a shower of right and left hand 1 punches, with the l-.irger man unable to land telling blows The last two rounds were very fast, Miske sho,vin� to advantage In the ninth with r'ultou trying hard to land a punch whicii would give him a knocKout. as tne bout finished Miske still was fighting strong. In the windup Johnnie Schauer of St. Paul outboxed Ray{Johnson of Waterloo, Iowa, in a slashing match. Fulton weighed 218 pounds and Miske 1S6. In the above report Johnny Schauer who fought in the semi-windup, is the boy who wants to meet Clonie Tait here for the Canadian lightweight championship. mark; the organization will demand a class A rating from the national commission and the national board of arbitration and the Great Falls franchise has been forfeited to the league. After a stormy two-day session, directors of the league, at their annual meeting here, kunckled down to busi- i G^EB BEATS RATNER New Orleans, La., Jan. 22.-Harry Greb, of Pittsburg, was awarded a lot of �irriP, 1 vTpm?nd11nn,oa'Hd a referee's decision over Ratner. of New hoard in naming the china which onen � * seemeu c\eniy maiciiea, uien the 1918 season. Thev j,r�. P Gret crpnrently gained strength and Dugdale at the the 1 t l)e� Moines, Iowa.-Johnn# Noye of St. Paul,sMinn., outfought and outpointed Ever Hammer, the Chicago lightweight, in a 12-round bout here newspaper men agreed. Blairmore school board elected W. A. Beebe chairman and F. "Wright secretary treasurer. The salaries of all the teachers and the) janitor were incres-ed $5 a month. They are: Vancouver, with Bob Brown owner. Portland, headed by Judge W. W. j McCredie. Seattle, with helm. Butte, with H. W. Day as president. Tacoma/piloted by Russ^Hall. Spokane, with F. C. Farr holding e reins, , Great Falls Action Surprise The actifrfi of the league in leaving Great Falls out in tho-cold, but retaining Butte, was a distinct surprise. It was thought that the two cities would he acted'upon together. It was'hinted that If the present holders of the Butte franchise did not care to put a club In the Montana city that the league would do so. , In dropping Great Falls eTery club In the league benefited materially. The players of the Great Falls club were divided among the other teams, being drawn and appointed to the different his opponent weakened. x � k. - TENDLER GETS DECISION Philadelphia. Penna., Jan. 22.-Lew Tendler, of Philadelphia, won the popular decision over Frankie Callahan, of Brooklyn, in the'r six round bout here last night. Callahan had th^.bet. ter of the first two rounds but a'fter that the local lightweight was the aggressor and won on points. The fight was fast throughout. ' ilar international fame, wishes us tn recover either for him. There are times when the mottoes on which we established our reputation to the effect that there was no trouble too small for us to attend to, and that once having taken hold of the thing we did jnot leave go until we had seen It through, appear somewhat doubtful assets to our present day organization." Mr. Woodbrldge remarked upon the success of the convention of U. F. A. secretaries and the desire for its continuance. , The Financial Situation a3 to finances. This statement was made: "In,the financiaV st.-'-*vcut you will note that there h: far-� * substantial increase in revenu .:�e -particularly to the reveftue from our iiail insurance work and the increase in membership fees. It is not easy to draw a comparison between this year's statement and that of last year, as it was found advisable to inaugurate a somewhat more" up-to-date system of book-keeping than ha fkom Front Paqii port of the directors; report of the-secretary; aiiditor's report; report of the legislative, live stock and transportation* "committees. The evening will be given over lo entertainment under the auspices of the city and the board of trade. A veal old-fashioned country dance will be staged in the Al Azhar temple. Hail Insurance On Wednesday the report of the hail 4 insurance committee will tie made. This is one of the most important topics to come before the convention, and it is believed that the directors' resolution on the matter will be adopted. This resolution calls for the extension of the hail insurance act to every municipality in the province, and asks that when new municipalities are formed, they become automatically participants in the municipal scheme. As premium rates in Alberta are higher than those prevailing in Saskatchewan, where the municipal idea is generally operative, it is hoped that an extension of the scheme in Alberta will have the effect of lowering rates charged by line companies. Nomination of Officers Wednesday afternoon will be devoted to the nominations for president and vice-presidents with an address on "Consolidated Schools," by Hon. J. K. Boyle. The ballot for president w(II be taken on Wednesday. On Thursday nominees for vice-pre-c'dents will address the convention and ballot will follow. Consideration of resoJutions will occupy the remainder (of the day. Addresses by outside speakers' will he delivered on Thursday aud Friday evening. The out- ZIG-ZAG LOGIC If the Ostrich could only overcome the hereditary habit of running zig-zag what a hard bird he'd be to catch. Most men have a zig-zag habit of mind-it it hereditary-a legacy of prejudice handed down to us. DAVIS NOBLEMEN CIGAR saves the logical smoker 56%, because he can that "NOBLEMEN"-being Clear Havana sold at 2-for-25c, is imported quality at half the price. E^o not reason in a zig-zag line-look facts in the face-throw prejudice to-the* winds, and try a DAVIS "NOBLEMEN" CIGAR. You will cut your smoking bill in two* S. DAVIS & SONS LIMITED, MONTREAL. The TJeto/f -Trade wpplled direct from our tOancouCeri and Winnipeg Warehouses, insuring prompt service and prime condition. 1. standing speaker will unquestionably be W. W. Swanson, professor of economics at the University of Saskatchewan, who will discuss "the war after the war," and other economic ques^ tions affecting western agriculture. The Friday sessions will be occupied in further consideration of resolutions, and. in other convention business. The Women's Convention The United Farm Women will convene this afternoon ia Paget hall. The annual address of the president, Mrs. Walter -�*arlby will be read, and also the report of the secretary, Mrs. Barrett. On Wednesday the director's reports will be presented and president and vice-president elected. Mrs. Mc-Kinney, M.L.A., will address the ladies on "Women in.Politics" on Wednesday afternoon. The remainder of the week "will be devoted to consideration of resolutions, balloting for directors, general discussions on topics 'affecting the rural home, and addresses on timely subjects by local and outside speakers. The attendance from the southern portion of the province will be large, as all trains arriving so far from both the Altfer&yde and Macleod subdivisions have been loaded. The resolutions to bo considered at the convention will include some of the moet important ever brought before a body of organized farmers anywhere, and interest in them has been widespread. There are numerous requests that the duty on farm machinery be removed, and a Jarge number ask for government ownership of packing plants and a minimum price on live hogs. The board of directors have submitted a number of important resolutions also, among them a request that the government take overwind operate the railways. Divided into religious dominations, by far the greater number of To- rontonians are Anglicans. Next in order are Presbyterians and Methodists. PROTECT SEA TRAFFIC Loudon, Jan. 22.-(Via Renter's Ottawa Agency).-In the house o� commons, Sir Richard*Cooper asked: "How can enemy submarines oper� ate regularly in tho Mersey while British submarines cannot operate neai enemy ports in the North Sea?" Mr. McNamara. under-secretary"for the admiralty, said he was not prepared to admit that British submarines could not operate near enemy ports in the North Sea. He emphasized that conditions in the Yicinlty of enemy ports are wholly different to those near British ports. Absence of mercantile traffic enables the Germans to do extensive mining, whilst the volume of mercantile traffic In British ports necessitated the keeping of British ports clear of mines. v WANTS FAMILIES OF V Montreal, Jan. 22.-Mr. Justice Mar* eehal yesterday expressed his opinion that until the military representative at the exempt'on appeal court over which he presided could assure the court that the families of drafted men would be provided for and not have to suffer want, it would be unfair to send men to the front who claimed exemption on the ground of support. Military representative Archambault stated that he would try to get positive, proof of the fact that money would be paid to the family of any soldier, and also the exact amount. ROYAL MAIL ROADSTER / For those seeking a car of lightness, power, comfort and distinction the "Royal Mail" Roadster is an ideal investment. Call and see it, we will be pleased to show it to you. BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLMAN. Mcr. - J y _ ;