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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta .1 SATURDAY, MARCH 0, 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THKEB "BRINGING UP FATHER" ft lv_ y G. McManus 4' 1 I Camouflage Allison Carries the Kayo Punch Clonie Has His Work Cut Out Mars Has Caused Partial Par-1 Anglo-American League Is to Be alysis in Some Sport, but N Fails to Daunt Mat Men Launched }n Europe Next Spring Champion Due to Arrive Shortly Clonie Tait, Canadian cfiamplon, is expected to arrivo in the city, some time during the week end to complete training Cor' his mill with Keal Allison next Thursday night. "You will .sec a greatly improved fighter jn action this time" said Tail in a recent letter to the local promoters. Tail is young enough to profit by his experiences in the east, especially at the hands oi' Kocky Kansas, the Buffalo mauler. Tail is determined to become master of the art of infighting, for he finds that is the long suit of the boys south of the line. There is quite a little sparring for betting odds on the big event. The fans didn't risk much nmznnui on the last scrap after the wholesale banking business done in some quarters after tjie I^arriKon-Hoss affray. But the fact that Allison and Tait seem to be pretty evenly matched is causing the boys to risk a few beans. It looks as if even money would be the way betting would strat out. In addition to being a past-master In the art of in-fighting, this boy Al-1'son carries a knockout punch in bis right hand. On December 12th last ho hooked up with one .lack Hendricks, a ccteran of the ring, and put him away in four rounds. Here is the �way one of the Waterloo papers re* portdd the fancy stuff: "Neal Allison, Waterloo lightweight, today stands as one of the leading scrappers in bis division-a contend-or for. the crown now worn by Benny Leonard. "Fighting at the Waterloo theatre "last night against Jack Hendracks, Kew Orleans, La., a veteran of the ring, Allison displayed, sensational form and knocked out his opponent in the fourth round after bavins outpointed him from the opening tap of the'gong. It was Allison's fight all the way and his victory was so clean cut and decisive as to leave no doubts fcs to who was the better of the two men. , "Allison last night showed everything- speed, cleverness, judgment, ami above all, a knockout wallop. He travelled at top speed from the first round and it soon i became evident that' Hendricks had more than met bla match. Takes Punishment "Although given a fearful lacing, Hendricks demonstrated that he is game and can assimilate punishment, lie. went to the canvas twice before the k.o. punch ended the battle. "Hendricks was -constantly on the defensive. He seemed to he afraid of taking chances for he covered up and seldom led. The first round �was a trifle slow, with Allison attempting to bore in and find an opening. The second round, however, t> * DOWN TO WORK * �  THE" OTHER MORNIN