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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta � % WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 1918 "BRINGING UP' FATHER' THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ^^^^^^^^^^ PAGE THREE G. McManus 7ft 1! i' - -*F � i i h r " n t *tObT Call ON nAE OLD rRi�r*0 OH*T*f- it�*> BEEr* A WE ^e^v ENE^ J. T em? ji��. 1 Nose Jennings and Evans Out in Last Game, Winning by-Seven Pins ? ? ? V J* o *z* o V * > 8-l in the last game against UUti for Uie ex-ehamps. So the Useombe-Dlckson combination nowed the holders at the doubles flag out in the last game'. *Hiere are u rummer of doubles teams hoi on the trail of the new holders and some warm games may be expected. .Last, night's scores: .Uscombe . 1X4 J Si; 1^2 102 I7ii- 8">.n. Dickon . . m i r,j; i;Kt i:�,:, 2U5- s8s . GREB BEATS ZULU KID ^^^^^^^^^ r Hridegport, Conn1., Jan. 30. Marry Greb. of Pittsburg, out-clapped Zulu Kid, of Brooklyn, in an exciting thirteen round bout here Jast night. The bout was stopped in the fourteenth round iu compliance with the closing order issued by Fuel Administrator Garfield. In the other star bouts'' oi* fifteen rounds each, Johnny Martin, of New Haven, outpointed Young Eddy of New York, while Louis Bogash of Bridegport, defeated Al Thomas of New York. m ��� (j� Jfr **� ** ** *** *s* ** ** *3* ? v ? ? ? ? In ihose days of business and cautious boxers it is refreshing to glance over the record oi'*�Ted Lewis, welterweight, champion of the world, and see how tile sensational British boxer hoa rtepartojd from the path usually trodden by the majority of boxing champions. Tod's slogan alwayj lias been fight. Since lie took to tho ring in tho latter part, of Y.)\\), Lewis has engaged in 162 battles in all part* of the world. He won the featherweight championship of England and the Lord Lonsdale belt, emblematic of the title, ;it the National Sporting Club in 3 when he knocked out Alec. Lambert in IV rounds. The next year Ted won the European featherweight championship by defeating Paul Til, the French title-holder;- in VI rounds. Lewis, by .".he way, was the first Britisher toxoid the European title at any weight. Having beaten everybody in his class in Europe, Ted then made a trip to the Antipodes. He had developed into a lightweight, and so feturned the featherweight belt to the National Sporting Club. In T.U4 Lewis won the lightweight championship of Australia by defeating Hughie Mehegan on poiuts in 20 rounds at Sydney. Soon afterwards Lewis put a crimp in Young Shugrue'H championship aspirations by giving him a bad beating in 20 rounds, also in the Land of the Kangardo. Coming lo America, Lewis for a time was unable to secure any bouts, American lightweights not caring to sample the Britisher's wares. Phil Bloom finally took a chance with Lewis, but the Englishman whipped him in easy fashion, and then did the same to Young Jack O'Brien, Frankie Mack, Jack Britton, Mike Glover, Milburn Saylor, Joe Man-dot, and numerous others. Fred Welsh refused to meet Lewis, so the latter had to confine Ills attentions to welters and middleweights. He was hailed as the welterweigin champion when he outclassed Willie Ritchie in that never-to-be-forgotten battle in New York in 1915. Lewis and -Tack Britton fought a 20-round battle at New Orleans on April 2-1, imG, whicn the Englishman lost, and the Chicngoan in turn was recognized as'the world's welter champion. Thirteen times Lewis and Britton met, until on June li5, 1917, Ted turned the tables on Britton, beating him on points after 20 rounds, and annexing the world's title. Since then Ted has engaged in more than a score of battles, and has defended his title more often than any otlier boxer of the present day. Included among his victims are some of the leading iniddle-weights. including the peer of them all, Mike Gibbons, the St. Paul Phantom, and Mike O'Dowd. who was acknowledged the world's middleweight champion when he knocked Al McCoy out recently. Lewis has won hi of his bouts by the knockout *route. making his percentage of knockouts 25 per cent. He has been defeated less tban half a dozen times, and has only been knocked out once, that being soon after he started in the business. Lewis was born in London, Kngland, on Oct. 24, 1896; is a Hebrew, and his real name is Gerahon MenelofL He fought 10 bouts in 1910. 30 in 1911, 24 in 1912, 11 in 1913, and a similar number tfte next year; 20 in 391."i, 19 in 1916, and ^f> hi 191/. Lewis has started the new year b>* winning two more, and is booked for at least haH a dozen to take place within the next month. He holds a world's record for fighting most scraps in a limited period, having fought seven boxers in 14 days laat year, one of these being Albert. Badoud, European welter champion, when Lewis defeated by the K.O. in one round. Washington, Jan. 29.-Cable and telegraph lines to Russia have been cut, American Minister Morris at Stockholm reported today and the only remaining routes of communication with Petrogrnd now are through Persia and Vladivostok. The land lines were severed, Mr. Morris reported, at Haparanda, the> cables at Viborg. He gave no Indication of the significance. CUT Take Up Project Now-Women's Institute Gives Fine Reception Hamilton, Ont, Jan. 23.-As a result of drastic action decided upon by the Hamilton Hydro Commission today, power for non-essential industries will be cut off one day each week and thousands of employees will have an enforced holiday. The city has been divided into six sections for this purpose. 'Hie Nation?.! Abrasive Company using 12,000 horso power a day was tho first to feel the effect today. The now order has tho approval of Sir Henry Drayton. ^ Vancouver, Jan. 29.-A World special despatch from Ottawa says:" Two of the members of the soldiers* land settlement board will be Major Ash ton, (l-'roni Our own Correspondent) C a r d 81 o n, Jan. J *.-There was a very fair attendance at the regular meeting of the Cardston 1J.F.A. on Saturday at 2 p.m. In the Gaboon Hotel Hall. Not all of the delegates had returned from the big convention at Calgary, and in the absence of the president, Mr. Jas. H. Anderson, Mr. Jaa. P. Low, the first Vice-president., occupied the chair. Reports of the delegates should have been heard by a large number of the farmers, as not all may read the newspaper accounts of the doings at the recent convention. The secretary, Mr. John K. Parrish gave a very good report of the happenings and he showed that the farmers interests were being carefully looked after by this great organization. He was especially pleased with*the broad view and able management of the president, Mr. Wood, and so long as such a man stood at its head he was sure that the farmers of Alberta would gain steadily in members, prestige and influence with the people of the Dominion of Canada. To Have Elevator The fanners hare are determined to have an elevator and this project was carefully gone into by the secretary. The discussion as to building a new plant, or buying that of the Cardston Milling Company was up for a considerable time. Some negotiations had already been undertaken > * o ? ? PRESENT BOXING > CHAMPIONS > I Heavyweight (175 lbs. and over)- 'pave Smith; also claimed by Albert Lloyd. peg Telegram. ? CURLING This is the weather that brings out the curlers old and new and never iu the history of the local club has there been any more enthusiasm than there is at present. In the Brewery competition Kirkham beat Maeleod, Boyd boat Spaulding. Freenian beat Nelson and Leech beat Shepherd. Tonight there are two sheets for ladies and (1 v s ...... ., ..... ______--w -. hum vb Leech. the. draws for the Ellison is Aln McNnbb and in the Brewery Kirk TWENTY CARS TEA .Jennings Kvans . !�0 iss ir.fi hv.\ :j;ir> L'Oi 109 29", 14(1 2iVJ 384-14* ! ~8 ;:4S :i2�-1714 Winnipeg, Jan. 29.-Twenty cam of tea from the Orient passed - through | Winnipeg yesterday afternoon on the ' Canadian Northern Railway destined to points in eastern Cauada. Tim shipment consists of 8,000 cheats and is valued approximately at $250,000. r Just Exadtly You i Said Was THAT IS WHAT HE SAID WHEN HE BOUGHT OUR 1915 FORD, THAT IS WHAT YOU WILL SAY WHEN YOU SEE THE FOLLOWING^ 1 Elgin Roadster, 1917, 3-passenger Chalmers, 1917, Touring. Bijou Motor Parlors THE HOUSE OF SERVICE FlFTn STREET 80UTH 1 LETHBRIDGE, ALT A. e o * 4 World's Champion Boxers Flyweight (112 lbs.)-Jimmy Wilde, Great' Britain. Bantamweight t X18 lbs.)-Pete Her-j man, I'm"ted States. Featherweight (12a lbs.) - Johnny Kilhane, United States. Lightweight (UJo His.j-Benny Leonard, United States. , Welterweight 1.145 lbs.}-Ted Lewis, Great Britain. Middleweight (160 lbs.)-In dispute. Calimed by Mike O'Dowd, Mike Gibbons and- Harry Greb. United States. Cruiserweight 175 lbs.) -' Battling | Levinsky, United States. Heavyweight ( 175 lbs. and over)- Joss Willard, United States. American Champions Flyweight (112 lbs.)-Frankie Mason and Johnny Kosner, claimants. Bantamweight (118 lbs.) - Peter Herman. New Orleans. Featherweight (125 lbs.) - Johnny Kilbane," Cleveland. Lightweight (125 lbs.)-Benny Leon-i ard, New York. Welterweight tl4�i lbs.)-Ted Lewis formerly of London. .Middleweight and Jeff Smith. Cruiserweight (175 lbs.)-Battling Levinsky. Philadelphia. Heavyweight, (over 175 lbs.)-Jess Willard. Chicago. All weighings at \\ o'clock in the afternoon. Champions of England Flyweight-Jirtymy Wilde, Wales. Bantamweight-Joe Fox, Leeds. Feat herweight-Charlie Hardcastle, Bo rnylcy. Lightweight-Freddie Welsh, Wales. Welterweight. - Johnny Basham, Wales. .Middleweight-Bandsman Joe Blake, Yarmouth. Light heavyweight-Corporal Harry ! Reeve. Heavyweight - Sergt. Billy Wells, London. Australian Champions Flyweight (112 lbs.) Geo. Mendies. Bantamweight (118 lbs.) - 'Vince Blackburn. Featherweight \V�i\ lbs. i - Vinc'e, Blackburn. Lightweight (135 lbs.) - l^ew E5 per ounce. The vaccination of all young cattle^ for blackleg was advised and supplies for this purpose could be had from Dr. \A V. Christie, the government veterinary inspector. All those wishing seed oats were advised to order at once through the secretary, Mr. Parrish. Reception by Women's Institute :.. Last, week was the occasion of a the l very enjoyable social event when the thousand dollars and the funds will he raised through the donation of the necessary t'u�ds hy th� people of 11; .-Four meu were found asphyxiated 4n bed in i a rooming house today. All were Mex-' leans. According to the police one of the victims blew out the gas before .' retiring with his companions. T*he ! men had been dead some time when i discovered. j ma kes of cars. BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLMAN, Mgr. � \ ;