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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta r\� > $ >: o > BASKETBALL AT THE T TONIGHT Visiting Teams, Stirling and Raymond Will Settle Controversy Great Wrestling Match at Vulcan-Montanan Was a Big Surprise Tonight is the big night in basketball circles, and will see in action on the "Y" gymnasium four visitingj teams, Raymond's first team vs. Stirling, and Kaymond's speedy second team vs. Taber. , The first teams mentioned \viil stage the big act, and Lethbridge people who saw them clash at Raymond will recommend this contest to be one of the best- this year. Both Raymond and Stirling will without a doubt bring in their usual long list of followers, so if you want" a seat come early. The first game is billed for 8 o'clock sharp. The standing of the Southern Alberta teams for the Southern Alberta championship is at -a very critical stage. If Raymond loses tonight they are out of itt and Stirling and Lethbridge will play off. Stirling played Lethbridge two games which were agreed upon as strictly exhibition with no bearing on the championship so that Lethbridge will have another crack at the junction town. If Raymond wins tonight and Lethbridge loses to Stirling in their final game every_ team" is tied but If Lethbridge defeat"! Stirling the southern honors will go io Lethbridge. It will be hard for a neutral crowd to pick- favorites tonight. HEAVIES FAIL TO AGREE TO TERMS Kansas City, Mo., Mar. 14.-After a conference today, Col. J. C. Miller of Oklahoma City, representing Jess Willard, announced that lie and Mike Collins, manager of Fred Fulton, had been unable to agree upon financial terms for a proposed bout .July 4. "Willard will fight somebody on that date, however," Col...filler declared. That kittle Guy Sansom of Montana is a wrestler of no mean ability was demonstrated at Vulcan on Wednesday night when he stood off big 200-pound Walter Anderson for two hours and thirty-five minutes without a,fall. The bout was a great exhibition of science on the part of the little man, and the crowd was strong for him. Anderson is likely to meet C. L. Milks, a northern grappler or Jack Ellison of Card-stun at Vulcan on the 22nd. K. O. Brennan was in the city yesterday for the Tait-AUison go. He ia matched with .loe Grimm at Drumhel-ler on the 20th. Grimm is an 180-pounder. Brennan ami Billy Miller of Calgary are also likely to clash at Vulcan on Batter Monday afternoon. BALL TAX MEANS Baseball magnates certainly could not have realized what they were doing at the American and National league joint meeting at Chicago when thoy decided to collect the war tax by charging 28 cent3 for 25-cent admissions, :">">00 mark, and 194 In his last for single game. The scores: Murray...... ISO 172 111-413 Frey........ 171 141 194- 50G of the Germans. expecting" ~td"retur� in about a fortnight. Now they ar� coining back after three and a hali year's to find the whole area in ruins, but with their hoards, still untouched. With the advent of fine weathei baseball material are appearing by magic all over the Canadian front Cries of "Over the pan" and "attaboy" are hea'rd once again in the battli area. ST. HILDA NEWS (From Our Own Correspondent) St. Kilda, March 14.-The grand dance given in favor of the Red Crosj Society in the Grain School house 00 March 8th proved a success in everj way. The music was furnished by Hammer and Kello of Sweet Grass, Mont., and certainly was the best thai could be had. There was a sum ol $34.00 taken in on dance tickets besides what came in through' the refreshment stand. There was a delicious supper served by the ladies ol the district at midnight and several songs were sung by Hammer and Kello.  Light snow storms are still visiting this district, with some warm weather and the farmers are getting their seed grain ready for seeding. A. McLachlnn has returned, to his farm from Lethbridge, Alta., where ho has been visiting relatives during the winter. J. McTaggart made a business trip to Coutts, Alia;, one day last week. A. A. Murphy and family were visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs K. Rbscoe over Sunday. Wallis .. Mercer .. 301 180 103 313 171 162 305- 919 144- 495 169- 494 Alberta Buffet and Grill 411 Fifth St. S. Opposite ORPHEUM THEATRE Still at the Old Stand EVERYTHING FRESH AND CLEAN STRICTLY WHITE HELP GEO. ADDISON - PROP. Phone 1827 343 333 313- 989 1 v_ {. .� v .> * .;. .> : ;.>  � * HOCKEY AS SHE IS > t� * o * * * : << : < * ; * < : �5- o o The following extract from a Seattle newspaper story of the game between Mets and Millionaires, shows that hockey on the coast is a strenuous pastime. The Times says: "Frank Patrick announced to a few of his friends before the game that he was going to give the boys a treat. He meant that lie was going/to play himself. Little did the modest president of the association know just what was in store for the fans'. Let us recapitulate just what did happen. "1. One torrid wood swinging battle in which numerous players drew time on the penalty benoh, and in which the, club physicians were kept busy. "2. The eighth overtime battle, one hotir; two minutes and fifty-eight second of action, of the season, and the third on local ice between these same teams. "3. One fight between Mickey Mac-kay and Frank Foyston, in which the latter received several bad cuts about the face from the Vancouver lad's stick. . "4. One attempt by a spectator to reach the ice for reasons known probably only to himself and which resulted rather, disastrously for hiirt when Mickey Ion, Hughfe Lehman and Lloyd Cook assisted him back over the fence, and further disastrously when another spectator assisted him off. the feet of that man's wife. Yes, we admit that Frank Patrick had a hunch when he used that #k*rd "treat" before the battle started. BASKETBALL GAMES TONIGHT TWO GAMES Raymond vs. Stirling Raymond vs. Taber IN THE LETHBRIDGE "Y" GYMNASIUM OWING TO THE EXPEN8E OF BRINGING FOUR OUT8IDE TEAMS INTO PLAY, THE PRICE OF ADMISSION WILL BE RAISED TO 30c. Admission........................... 50c Dance Immediately After S. 0. E. Hall Just received our spring .shipment of the CELEBRATED DIAMOND SQUEEGEE TIRES DOMINION NOBBY TREAD TREADS AND GOODYEAR TIRES All sizes. All our tires carry a guarantee. Any tire, purchased from us is put on free of charge. BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOME OF*THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLMAN, Mgr. 347879 754077 ;