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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 8, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBBIDGE DAILY HEBALP Satiii'clay, March 8,1913 iestic Theatre Wed. Mar. 12 Second Grahi^ Boxing Contest AL ENSIGN vs. JUD FOLEY In Fifteen Bounds of Fast Scientific Boxing AN ADDED ATTRACTION WILL BE AN AMATEUR CONTCST FOR THREE VALUABLE PRIZES AT FOLLOWING WEIOHTS: BANTAM, IliS; LIQHT 133; MIDDLE 168, AT RINGSIDE. ' * PRIZES NOW ON VIEW IN R. A. WRIGHT'S JEWELLERY WINDOW PRICES; $2.00, $1,60, $1.00, * Seats now on salo at Elite CIgap Stop*. f FiLANO 3ESTE0 N Not Much to Choose Between Them-Pachey Better Boxer While Jack Hit Harder New York, March 7.-Pack�r Mcs-iFarUnd outpointed Jack Britton in 10 iounds of fAirly rapid and clever fighting at Madison Square Garden *baight. While MoFarland had the hettflir-ot the argument on the �ihole, Britton made,the better showing in Jtbe final round! 7 Neither of the two lightweights, whose long talked of match has ex-ciiied much interest, boxed up to the jBspeetations, of ttose who have been anxiously looliing {or a meeting b�-twesii them. �Packey showed that he was the cleverer iboxer, but "Britton pro'ved that .h^'isl^thb hardest hitter. Packey's nose |ms bleeding duttfig the last two ro&hfls-. and his left feye was slightly marj&dup he left the rmg. 'Brit-tdfi'^fiiil not stow ahy nTaicks' of 'his endbimter other-than a smaTl scratch ovdr^the-bridge of the hose. V Til*' men weighed in under the stip-til*ted'i37v pounds at 3 o'clock this Afterioon, but just before they enter-td;;the ring they were weighed again. ;^ltfon turned the scale at i35i^-'and McFarlaod ai 140 pounds. .4f.^,rac4s rtiall'^cidfr.-ihe .issuer ? n na^ws down. There is but �ag more game to he played in the flrit TOimd. That will he played off , toflay, add the eights will be com-m^ced on Monday. Attentive and ap-]ir, Cqok; of* Taber "played wHi; uf,; during i^he, Rossland carnival. ThlB,i!Is absjilutely; wrong, fon neither Cook nor IJlrlck played with us. - . . The team: we -played In Rossland was the same asj we played all winter, with one exception, % we we>re obliged to pick'up-a ipan on the trip to fill a vacancy caused by one of�our best men being unable to get away. The fact that L. T. Cook did not play with us/'can be easily proven, as the carnival lasted from the 3rd -to the 7th of February incluaive, and Gook played two games during, the � same week ,;wlth his own, team .against the Shermans in Calgary. \ ,,, They're Not Sports j We regret that through rumorfr of duT^ team, that the hockey sttaatioti in "the Alberta league came to such a sad-terrainatlon, and we cbnsdder that the stand; which the Edmonton league took, after they had been beaten fairly by the Taber team and had lost all chance of cinching the Alberta honors, shows a�; decided ..lack of sportsjnan-.Bhl'p on.,thelr part. - . In the Satne Boat . -We might state further, that, supposing Oook did play with Fernle, the Sherman team played against Wallace, Thrasliar 'and McQ^inn of; our team this season; against the'foriner player'in Coleman, arii the'latter two. In Calgary, and it is a safe b^l thattwo ofuthes^*;'players- were personally )t|i6wn to'the captain of the Sherman team, before either game -had' been playe^.' it the A. A. A. consider JCaj-.T.. Cook a profeseional on the groundft'of a rumor that he played Witt Fernle, why was not^ the^hole '^erm'aA' team profeBBioqallseil; long �fi�?..-i.;'-' �- J.�/J, (Sighted) . J. A, MorNTXJlBi '1- F�tnl� Hqckey-:Club. T 5 miles away, the whole surface of the mountain seems a soft, smooth, even green. T 5 feet, you see the fissures, gullies and uridefgrowth, while the green has changed to bare^ � grajr.r'ocks. WE said ahove that seme Canadians don't know when they are well off. They sigh for London fabrics V ^^rid,'New York styles, when they should realiae that '^THETGET THE BEST of English fabrics and American tailoring .in Fit^Reform Suits and Overcoats, - ; IN FIT-REFORM, you get the choicest fabrics imported expressly by FIT-'REFORM from'the leading English mills, i You get styles . ^ created by tlie foremost American designers. And you get workmanship ot the grentcit tailoring organization in Canada. XflT-REFORM is the ideal combination of high-grade imported cloth, best American t�Jloring', and reasonable prices. Wiiy don't you,see the. new spring styles in FlT-REPpRM Suit* and Overcoats ? 730 Johnson and Good FortuniS was Their Great .^set-Chance Picked to Land Last ? ? ? ? ? > * .;> ? ? ? �^ BURNS MATCHED FOR TRIAL BOUT ON 17th ,.� �� -_ - .. ;^, Calgary, March 7.-Tommy Burns "has matched himself to meet-Arthur""Pelkey, ot Chat-" ham, Ont., Ifl.^Calgary, on St. Patrick's Da^;''fti a si-t-round; no-de'ftlSIon-bout:! ' = Pfelk^y 'fdtJ^hfjesB Willardi ? to a draw at' Madison Square. ^'Gtfrden, last Jdly. "The con- ? . census of^pinjan-among local . sports is that this event is.'sim- nton paper and printed in last Monday? Issue of the HetaJd,  The* Kdmionton paper was credited as the author. The Jl^ Leads her v.hIoh l-?n �bsorberin^Yal�Gu^hP';^^ �popfect safety-over all foadt,- Slnfllo ...... $S28,0O Thfe Ne^iVil^ ilngfe-4*riilB f^e jfastes^ nSohlnl n� -n,!^^ bar,flone,.fo�,the per^^^^^^ rider to Hfl�f�i�i.":�aj>^-^^r?att*5|^ �V th� , -yjie. nd, wh4t, ,JS mare, he ""till allow th'S, Kid \o fix tha>plght. The latter boy-' is grtfwing all.'ih'p "time, and^nd* it a, dlffl'anlt matter to I'^auce to 119, which is Ooulon'k llmif, � SO" this projiositlon ought to meet with.'his approval. As, the oha.mplon appears "to be in no twat haste'to resume feoxing, and it is not at all likely he would, pick either of these hard pToposltionstb' pull hls"come-baok"-8tunt, Burns and Williams might flglit. it biit in tlie old-fashioned way, 'the' question of 'which to-Hp fTfst ciliolCf-atit^ title .when Washlngtoti has a number ot friends among the prominent baseball critics and the Senators are being placed by ^em as hot contenders for the American-League championship this year with the Athletics and the Red Sox. These critics have strong opposition. A writer in the Cincinnati Entiulrer, one of the i strongest sporting papevs 1� th^ States, sizes Washington up somewhat to the contrary: He says: Washington had an exceptionally lucky year in 1912. Walter Johnson is a whole show In himself, but, ot course, he cannot hold a team up Iri the race entirely unassisted, though he could do so if hc could pitch every day or even three times a week. He will be good, as he always is. He is of a class that cannot he anything but good. But last year the team was very lucky In having Groome a.nd Hughes pitch wonderful ball all season, and it is too much to expect that they will repeat. Cashion may develop, but there la" a big "If" In his case. He Is the kind that would number among the top-notchers if he toad control, hut he never had it, and a smart club with good pitching of its own can always get to him and' win -it out on bases on iballs. Cashion " may turn out to bo a wonder this' year, hut the odds are against him. If be does, with his size and strength, he would make a great running mate for Walter Johnson, and th^ pair of them would keep Washington up In the race, no matter how many mistakes are made In the conduct of the team. But Cashion is;very uncertain, and the club has no good loft-hand pitcher. Washington has a good in-field, though uncertain at second Vase. Gandil] has. been a great help to the club, which had a percentage of .420 when he joined early In June last y^ar, and soon Jumped up among the leaders.' Th^, outfield is fast and high, class, while, if Henry is in good shape to work this year, tlie catching lA great. But it is hard to see this club contending seriously 'with such teams ag the Athletics and "^ Bostons. It is more likely to finish In the second division. The team that-has a.better .Chance td give the 8trong"eastcmers a hard flght is the Chicago club. The White Sox are the best of the west-ern teams this year and look capable of trailing close to the two leaders, . and perhaps upsetting one ot them. Nor is it safe to absolutely count the Tigers out ot it, as nearly every one 18 doing. , This club, has inferior pitching; but hits so hard and runs so fast that it wins many a game by sheer force of attack. Jennings has a good chance to run In the first division. The othe'r nluhB do not need to he considered In' a terious manjier. The prediction here is that the.,flnish'in the American League race will,be about Is follows: Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Wash . Ington, St. Louis and New York. By Appointment tlie-M