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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta :^DNESDAY, MARCH 6,118 TITE LETHBPIDGE DAIT.Y flERALD PAGE THREB -:-^:-r-^--:-;T^V- GiNG UP FATHER" By G. McManus, Tait-AUison to Swap Blows Lightweights Now Matched Bout Set for Thursday, March 14th Here-^Waterloo Boy After Scalp of Canadian Champion-Best Lightweight , Match Ever Carded for Lethbridge-^Tait on Way THRMATPLAN FOR GRAND CNII Officials of Practically All the Big Tracks Favor the Inno- ' vation Clonic Talt, Canadian lightweight champion and Neal Allison of Waterloo, Iowa, one of the best mitt artists In the llflhtwelght division In the middle western states, will swap punches for ten rounds at the Majestic on the evening of March 14th, a week from tomorrow night and the multitude of fight fans /n Southern Alberta will be treated to a fistic eyhibltlon that will be a fitting climax to a great series of winter entertainments. This looks like the last big match of the winter season, for with the spring opening the padded gloves will bp laid away for some moons. The fans are ail set for this match. They know Talt. They have seen him In action. He Is the Canadian champion and he hat been learning a lot about handling his hands In the ring since he annexed the championship at^ Medicine Hat last summer at the'expense of Johnny O'Leary. As for Allison, he comes here with the stamp of approval of Charlie Cave, who told Lethbridge fans what to expect in Ph'it Harrison. Cave has nothing too good to say about Allison. Charles IHItchcock, manager of the Business Men's Athletic Club Of Waterloo is also an AiUson backer. He expects Talt will niest his Waterlpo at'the hands of the Waterloo youngster. And the mere fact that Allison has Intimated his strong desire to meet Phil Bloom or-any: other'good lightweight v/ho could be secured In Lethbrldgp Is good enough evidence for the fans of these parts that the lowan Is a youngster to be'reckened with. Both are young, and it will be youth meeting youth. AlliMn hM every Intention of taking the measure of the Canadian champc len. It will help him, he say's, along the rocky'road to the comfortable niche now occupied by Benny Leonai-d. This will be the first time; In the history of Lethbridge that two lightweights of real catlbreand reputations have ever tangled here. And not one of the fiundredo of ring followers scattered over the south country will miss It. Thursday the 14th will be a big day for the fans. / Talt already has his transportation and Is on his way here from Win-nlptg. Allison and his manager are due to arrive the latter end of the week. ' TROTTING PURSE REVIVED Boston Anitounees , Restoration of Massachusetts $5000 Event As Leadjng Feature ALBERIA LEADS I Cc)^"^i^mit^i> fimim Fuont Paori Announcement has been made liy the members of the Grand Circuit show that practically all o� the big events in 191S will be raced on the tlireo-hoat plan. North Randall will open'in .Tuly with three $3000 events, the' cla.?ses selected being if or 2:08 and 2:18 trotters and 2:10 pacers. These, with the two $5000 events for 2 and 3 year old; being raised In STAR IH!S YEAR Rube Marquard and Chief Beri-dcr Expected to Deliver in Tbp^Shape , Two old-time pitchers,  as pitchers Ko, nay bo the brte'ht shining lights of the National league this aeason If last year's performances have ianythlng to do with It. Broolclyn claims one of them, Ruhe Mamuard, famous as the $13,000 bpauty, who was transformed into said beauty from a 113,000 lemon toy Wll-bert Robinson at New York and who was 'believed abput through a couple of yearii ago when McGraw sent him to BrooWyn. The other la Chief Bender, since 191'1 considered a member of the well-ktiown Hasbeon club, whose sterling wort last year redeomed him and fenalces him' a; candidate for premier honors with the Phillies this season. The work of Marquard and Bonder In 1917 Wa� one of the big surprises in Uie National league.! JVIvlll be Monday, Mtarch 11 la Toronto and Wednesday, Maiyih 13 In, Montreal.. This wiv8 officially announced iby President Calder this tnornlng. DIPLOMATS AT >.EL8INQF0RS N DOUBLES EWNI Only Eight Pins Divided Teams in Games Well Over Thousand Mark The boys had the pins cackling �for fair at tho Dominion alloy lost night in the doubles evont, Uobersotzig nnd Sloan were'stacked up against Needs and PreoBtone, and the both teams totalled well over 1,000.'There were only eighty pines separating the two teams iwlfen the last strilce was, marked up. Every game was well over 300. Ueber-betzlg and Sloan lost the first by 17 pins, but took the second by 14 and the last by 11. Freestone continued his hitting streak, piltng up 544. Sloan wos next with 637, and' had 192 for high game. Following are tho scores: ITeberaotzig .. '.,174 165 168- 507 Sloan..........154 192 101- 537 328 357 359-1044 Needs.'........172 Freestone......173 101 182 159- 492 189- 644 (T(FTri STREET SOUTH . Slooklvolm, J^ar, 4.-The memhors of the British, French land Italian embassies, who left Petrograd last weaic, lire U'..w at Ilolsinsjtora, aooording I'o information roaohing tho American legation here. /The Swedish goveri^nio' t wll) bo asked use its g ' ard being in Vancouver and about the gun. I did this to prove to Mr. Palmer that his affidavits about getting rid ot wltnessea were without foundation. I t-old Mr. Conybeare I was going to Vancouver to get Howard and I wired him from there," producing the whra dealing iwith the date of the trial. Cross examined he denied that ho had over offered Howard money. Tha affidavit of Brower was produced and entered as .evidence. Accused objected to paragraph four. The affltevit had never been sworn to. "Mr. Palmer and Mr. Harris are afraid of me," accused said. At tho conclusion Mr. Palmer took the witness box and without being sworn, gave a statehient as to the Ini terview in his office with Brower and Howard. He said nothing haa been discussed about Howard leaving tbe country. They wanted to know It How* ard would �e justified in not going ta the preliminary trial at Taber . In summing up His Lordship nid the evidence -went to show that there waa no doubt Brower had coaoocted' the plan to get Howard out ot tha > country first. His conveitetlon erlth: Mr. Prowse of Taber the Saturday a(t� er the shooting and before Mra. KnoT returned from the States showed that. He would take cognizance ot, the fact that Brower, through fear or other* wise, had tried to undo what he-had: i done at first. He dismieaed Manning;): and then convicted and sentenced; Brower. ' . Alberta Bpffet and GriH 411 Fifth St. . : Opposite ORP^EUM THBATRK StiU at the Old Stand EVCRVTHINQ FREftH AND ' CLEAN STRICTLY WHITE HELP QBO. ADDISON - PROP. Phone 1K7 ' ^ I,ieut,-Col. W. O., Bell, military re. presoi[�t^tlvo tor Military District No, 10, Winnipeg, has been relieved from hia duties, and hia oftlco has been done away with. The Chevrolet Roadslier It the ideal car for the traVellnif ealeimaii. Power Ai^d econoiny conbmed make it the car for bttiineit. BAALIM MOTOR CO: HOME OPVTHB CHIVR01.I;T. BACK OP'UNiONieANK HAHRV, HOUMAN. Mff*.' m ;