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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 17, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta iY, MARCH 17, 1915 r,v-r i: THE LfetHURlDGB DAILY HERALD lefts : Wis,, March 17.-Jaclf the infighting, .usin^. rights and le �Dillon, oi ludia,apoU�. deicatcd 0�u- %J,^f,^�,3 Ksf�;-�p- on his. ;le�t, trying iiardiw widie boat Smith, of New York, in a ten/ round no decision boxing bout hero, last night, according to a majority of the' sporting ^writers at the ring-Eido. Dillon was too last for Smith on SWinits to the � head,,, which seldom readied tlieir.rtiark.f.l'be fight was marred by considerfible. clinching, and RclBicb Stout was'kept busy separating the men. Seventeen Years Ago Today Pob FiUsimmons First Delivered His Famous Solar Plexus Knockout On the 17th of March seventeen years ago today, Bob . Fitzalmmons fought his memorable battle at Carson City, Nevada, defeating Jim Corbett in th6 fourteenth round by the use of his famous'shlk or solar plexus Mow. . vTheV fight Is tho most celebrated o� the ntiiny. ring battles engaged In by the: wbiderful Cornishman, and ended lA "drimBtlo faBJjlon. FitzslmmonB ap-pieared tik bebdpelessly outclassed by C6rbelt, but In the fourteenth round, the bettered and bleeding- Briton stepped in under the Irish-American's guard, drove his powerful left into his opponent's stomach, and, without changing bis positiou, shifted his left to, Corbett's jaiw, putting Gentleman Jini down for the count, and establishing; hlmSelf supreme in the pugilistic HOW BASEBALL DOPE MAY BE UPSET world. Fitzsimmons is now 53 years of age, Corbett 49. Tom Sharkey has said o� Fitzsim mona: "FltMlmmons was , the greatest fighter the world ever bad, I've said that before-I iay it now-and I'll keep oh saying It. No, not merely just inch for inch; Bob was the best of them all; size didn't figure with him. The Fitissimmons I first fought in San Francisco could have wjjipped Jim Jeffries the best daythatJim ever saw. "The Fitzsiinitnons whom Jetfrles whipped for th?i world's championship, was not the sanie than J'met. Bob bad started to slip then, and the fact that he went on and foagtit well for two or tbree years after Jeff whipped him, only goes to show what a tnily wonderfirtman he was." GEHING H FOR SUMMER With spring showing itself on every Ride, sport naturally tends toward the summer activities which Cor two summers Since the Letbbridge Aqua-'tic Association was lormed, has been centered at the lake. The members of this active body have dbne considerable in advancing gooh clean sport on the lake and judging from the interest taken last year, thisir efforts have not been in vain. The committee has called a meeting to get the association into shape for the summer which will be held in T. C. Bmpath's store Friday evening at 8 p.-,a>. sharp.' There/will be considerable \Asiness to be' discussed and vacancies Mn the ranks of the officers will need \\ be filled owing to a number of tliotvs having enlisted. A lull attendance b\ the followers of the association Isvurged to be present on Friday night. Not "She's a per�ectlX4ovely girl." "How's her diapoi "Ahem. Well, yon^'can't expect a jgin to hare everythlng."''r-Birmlngham AgferHer&ld. HOW PACERS HAVE CUT RECORDS IN THE LAST HALF CENTURY The recent sale of Directum I, the pacing champion,, for a sum said to be close to |45,D00, brings to mind the remai^kable gain in speed made by; the side-action racer In recent years. A study of the records from ,1866 to ^915 shows that In this period of 49 years the mile records made either in competition 'or against time,. has been reduced from 2,2t�/4 to 1.55, a gain of Z6Vi seconds. Directum. 1. holds the race record of 1.58, made at Columbus, Ohio, on September 30, 1914, and pah 'Patch, the. against-time record of 1.55, made at St. Paul, Minn., on September 8, 1906. (By Hugh S. Fullerton) I was making up some dope on the coming baseball season the other day, and jotted down a list of X's, meaning unknown quantities that may be Inter-, Gsting to the tans. Wo are apt to say "such and such a team has a cinch'.;:-, but here are a few problems, anyone of which, going wrong, may upset the dope;^ Will Walter Johnson be rcstralnatl from playing, and it not will his pitching be affected by his double Jump? Will Larry Doy^o return to form? Win Johnny Wvers completely recover his health Will Jack Coombs bo able to come back? Will Lajole return to batting form With the Athletics? Will Ad Brenuan's arm como back to shapo? Will George Davis live up to the form he promised last fall? Will Leonard and Foster pitch as well as they did last year, or was their great showing a freak of the game? Will Rube Marq.uard p'lay in New York, or Brooklyn, or not at all? When one sits down at this stage oC the game to study the dope, ho Is confronted with a score of such problems that can only be solved by time. It wo knew the answer to each, we probably could place each team about where it will finish this season and figure the approximate percentage of each. For instance, if wo knew whether Jeff Tesreau, Mathewson and Mar-quard, would be . back in form, that Meyers, Snodgrass and Doy'le would hit as they should, we would figure the Giants to win. Having to guess, we usually figure 50-50. If all the sporting scribes in the country had known the true inside facts about the Athletics last October, about half of us would have picked Boston to beat them. Unfortunately for us the series was half over before the scribes knew that the Atb-letics were badly torn up IntemaMy. It Is probably just as wtfil, for it adds to the uncertainty of the game -and uncertainty makes for interest, SUTTON LEADS THE GREEN TABLE EXPERTS Captures With VANCOUVER reAM BEAT ALL-STAR SEPTETTE 9-8 Portland, ore,, March 16.-In an exhibition match here tonight the Vancouver champions defeated an AU-Star team of Victoria and Portland players by a score of 9 to 8. The champions gave a l^rilliant display. The game was played tinder mixed rules, and a big crowd was present. Ueut,-Col. Du Maurier, the noted English author, has-been killed in action. WAR TAX WILL NOT RJUSE PRICE OF INDIAN MGIOCYCLES in the face of a war tax of 7i% incr^se to the gtneral tariff, l^lbIAN machines far 1915 will still centinue to be wld at original list prices. This ilefinite saving to the motorcycle:rider is.^ the (iirect outcome of the splendid Canadian factory facilitiM behind the INDIAN an4 of m&riufacturing re^uicannequaUed in the'who^ industry,t(^, ; To see the 1915 INDIAN models and then to compare mephaniisally and. also in price^^is' to see once and for all why the INDIANtis the preidomina-ting mv-hine in Canada as it is tlie world oyer. ' y Let us demonstrate the 1915 INDJAN iinprpve-.'inents at our showrooms. Ask fd^ 1915''Illustrated Catalogue. SEE THE NEW ' Bed a continuation of their use. Today, I am feeling fine, and a physician ifleetinff me on the street, noticed my improved appearance and asked the reason, I replied, "I am taking Fmit-a-tives". He said, "Well, if Fruit-a-tivea are making you look so well, go ahead and take them. They are doing more for you than I can". Mrs. H. S. waUAMS, "Pmit-a-tives" are sold by all dealeisav 56c, a box. 6 for $2.50, trial size ajc. or sent postpaid on receipt of price Pmit-a-tives Limited. Ottawa- CONNlEi MACK EXPECTS TO WIN WITH BROKEN TEAM Athletic Manager Has High Hopes of Yo.ung Twirlers New York, N.Y,, March 16.-Connie Mack, manager of the Philadelphia Athletics, is quoted as saying: "I have every reason;to believe that the Athletics will again win the American league pennant. I am confident that my young twirlers will more than make good, and what remains of my 1914 team will be out there working like thor champions of old." If Mack, with his record of six American league pennants and three world's championships, can win another pennant this season wltli two pitchers. Bender; and Plank, and two in-fielders in Collins and Baker missing, he wll'i go do'wn in baseball history as the managerial marvel of the game MANN CUP IN A SIMILAR PREDICAMENT TO ALLAN CUP .158 The Champion Billiard Players' league closed the season 12 days .earlier tha:n the schedule, owiiig to a number of players sufleting , from'; la grippe and the great strain under which they have been sub.iect to tor the last five months would not enable tliehl to play the billiards of which they were capable. George Sutton won the championship, wltii Demarest and Cline , close second and third, which for the last four Albert Cutler finished fourth, Svith Yamada, the "tough luck" player, fltth. Schaefer, Cochran and Catton, the three youngsters, did not make the showing expected of them, lor the fact, claims President Mank, that they are not seasoned campaigners, which gave the older players quite an advantage over the youngsters -. The league, however, has been pronounced a success financially and a permanent fixture.. X more siiccessEul season is anticipated ne.^t year, for the new organization, for tho fact that President Mank was compelled to experiment more or less the first season. Winrilpegf; Man., March 16.-Preai dent a! Haydon ot the Canadian Amateur � -tiacrosse association, an-nounced ,tOnlght that the Mann Cup i is in a fair, way to be placed in a aim ,,,. i ilar position with reference to the C. � A.L.A. as tSiS Allan Cup- with" the C A.H.A. On, that assumption, it is held that tlie present trouble over the Mann Cup,is likely to be settled to the satisfaction of the governing body in 'lacrosse, and the cup will stay in Bri tish Columbia. In furtherance of the amicable arrangement President Boyd of the a.A,U. of C/has written Sir Donald Mann urging the promotion of an understanding of the trustees and the C.A.L.A.V-' GR.^ND PRIX AT VENICE Venice, Cai,, March 17.-Twenty-one cars are scheduled to start in the 300 miles grand priX automobile race today. The track is a fractloii over three miles in circumference and has three angles. Several noted di-iyers are entered. ; Control pins brains .makes successful pitohex-s; iaccording to our old friend Cy Sanborn. We've observed that in the cases ot Ed Reulbach; Boston Bill' James, Rube Waddcll Kube Marquard and Bugs Raymond BILLY RITCHIE Chaplin's Rival, in the Three Reel Comedy AFTER HER MILLIONS A RIOT OF FUN The Favorite of Picture Play Fans KING BAGGOT In The Story The Silk Hat ToU HARRY C. WILLIS AND JERRY HAZEL DELL SINGING COMEDIENNE > 2 a SPECIAL PROGRAMME FOR LADIES AT EMPRESS TONIGHT A new epoch in the development ot motion pictures Js marked by Henry W. Savage's initial offering, "The County Chairman," which will be shown at the Empress tonight and tomorrow. Aside from the unique Importance which attaches to the production as the first offering of this distinguished theatrical producer to i the motion picture public, the phenomenal run of the original play established a new record in theatrical history. The autlior, George Ade, is so well known that no introduction is necessary. The scene Is the fictitious town of Antibch, but the principals apply equally well to almost any place, Jim Hackler and Blias Rlgby, boyhood friends, and both in love with the same girl, who, however favors Jim, enlist In the Civil war. While in the army, Rigby intercepts the lovers' mall, marrying the girl after the war, and earning tlie political enhaity of Jim. Rigby is a candidate for prosecuting attorney, and in order to defeat him ,Jim storms his party convention, and nominates his young paVtner, Wheeler, without his knowledge. Wheeler is engaged to Rlgby's daughter, but the campaign takes on a rather acrimonious phase, aid the engagement Is broken, Hackler, however, succeeds in electing his candidate and straightening out the young man's love affair. Mr. Petrie will sing, and; there will be music by the Empress orchestra. 1 F.MPRESS i JLh^I Introaiiclng Improved Photo-Plays, P^j^ TONIGHT Henry W. Savage presents the Dramatic Thunderbolt, Five Parts and Twenty-Two Scenes The County Chairman Brilliant Comedy of Love and Pojltlca by the Humorist-George Ade. Famous After a most phenomenal run, this play is now presented In Paramount Pictures, featuring MACLYN ARBUCKLE, supported by a company which includes many of the original cast. Song by Mr. Vaudrcy Petrie IRISH AIRS BY THE EMPRESS ORCHESTRA. Each Lady attending the Empress will receive a Green Carnation, obtained from the Terrlll Floral Co. Friday and Saturday-The Master Mind OLD COUNTRY FOOTBALL TABLES DIVISION I. W. D. L. F. A.Pts. Sheffield Wed. ..,. 13 10 7 55 43 3f> Manchester City . 13 9 7 37 29 33 Blackburn Rovers. a4 7 9 .66 4ii 35 Oldham Athletic . 13 8 5 58 42 34 Everton............... 15 3 12 67 63 33 Sunderland............ 15 3 13 fl7 63 33 West Brom. Alb... 12 8 S 30 35 33 Sheffield Un. ....... 11 9 7 33 26 31 Bradford............... 13 4 10 46 50 30 Bradford City ...... 0 12 7 44 35 30 Middlesboro .......... 10 9 10 47 58.29 Aston Villa ......... 10 8 10 40 50 28 Liverpool............. 9 8 12 49 59 26 Burnlcv................ 10 5 13 43 41 25 Bolton AVan......... 9, 5 15 55 07- 23 Clielsea ........,....... 5 1.2 10 34 43 22 Manchesicr Un. ... B 10 12 36 44 22 Notts County ...... 6 10 14 36 48 22 Newcastle Un..... 7 0.;13 83 38 20 Tottenham Hot. , 0 8 15 45 72 20 DIVISION II. W, D. L.F. A.Pts, Derby County ...... 19 . 5 94 2& 44 Preston N. E, ...... 15, 87 49 38 38 The Arsenal ,......... 16 4 10 57 31 36 Birmingham.......... 15 '4 9 53 28 34 Bamsley............... 16 2 11 38 '43 34 Stockport County. 14 5 11 44 43 33 Bury..................... 12 7ilV40 45 81 Huddersfield T. .... 13 ' 3 li 44,34 g9; Bristol Citv ......,. 12 ,5 la ;B1 43 20' Wolverhampton W. 12 5 12 54 46 29 Leeds City ..... 12 4 14'55-45* 28 Clapton Orient .... 10 8 12 33 39 28 Lincoln City ........ 10 7 11 35'40-27: Blackpool............. 12 3 16 40 48 27 Hull City.............. 11 4 9 '40 30 20 Notts Forest ....... 9 8 13, 39 60 20 Fulham ...,............ 10 5 13 37 30.25 Grimsby Town .... 9 6-14 37 58 34 Leicester Fosse 7 3-18 32:fl8'17 Glossop ................ 5 5 ;0 24 94 15 Joe Welling has turned cartoonist, but, Freddie - Welsh or MiKe CllUbons can outdraw him. ' � -: ' A Million Corns Went Last Month Last month, a million corns were ended in this easy, simple way. And every monlh a million more go like (hem. To each corn was applied � little Bloe-jaf plaster. In every case the corn pain ended there. Then the wax in the plofiier- the B&B wax-gontly freed (he corn. In 48 hours, nearly every corn came out, without any pain or soreness. A lew stubborn corns required another plaster. That's the story of some seventy million corns ended by this invention. It will be (he story of your corns in 48 hours if you treat them in (his scientific way. Your friends wilt testify to thaL If you don't do this, in all probability, those corns will stay for years;, - ' ONLY RIVAL OF CHARLIE ' CHAPLAIN AT STARLAND Why waste money in doctors' bills, when you can go to Starland tonight and cure indigestion, grouch, blues, etc, etc., and any other ailment of the mind by seeing tl;^ acroaming absurdity, '^After Her Millions.'' Billy Ritchie, known the 'world over as the only rival of Charlie Chaplin, and claimed by hundreds to be even funnier, will be seen at his best. This three-reel comedy feature has been protiounced by all the critics ot the amusement.world, as being the greatest comedy feature of tlie season, and as the Starland audiences are always keen on good comedy, a feast is in store. King Baggot, the idol of the ladies and the winner of the popu'iarity contest among moving picture actors, will be seen in "The Story the Silk Hats Toldi" a playlet that gives this most versatile'ol actors every scope for his ability. Hazel Dell, and Harry C. Willis have a new programme to offer of songs, dances and other novelties, and the inimitable Jer,ry will be right there with something choice. adaptation of the finest poem ever written by the great Scotch .poet. Sir Walter Scott, is the headliner on the movie programme, and this feature,, whilst bemg one of the best-known ever produced, is also one of the finest ever shown. Full of intense and e.\-oiting historical interest, it cannot fail to please even the most jaded movie tan. Two comedies from the celebrated Starlight and Premier studios wiVl supply the laughs and these famous fun factories have excelled themselves in malting the comedies which will bo shown at the popular play house to. day. Tomorrow wo will conduct our usual country store;, and-.twelve useful prizes will be given away, the first first being two. pedigreed white rock roosters. Blue-jay Ends Corns GERMANS SHELLING CONTINUED PROM. FRONT.PAGE "In Champagne, north o� Les Men. sil and west of tho hill 196, we have takeu possession along a front of some 500 metres ot an Important eminence held by the enem:^. "In. the Argonne several Qennau counter attacks between -Rolane and Four de Paris have beeh repulsed. "There has been an artillery duel la the Woevre. . "One of our aviators dropped bombs upon the barracks of Co-lniar (capital of Upper Alsace)." '  Aeroplane Attacks Steamer South Shields,'England, March 17, via (London. 3.65 p.m.--The Brltisli steamer B'londe, arriving/-here today, reports that slie was attacked m the North Sea by a Gorman aeroplane, which droDped one bomb on tho deck of the vessel. One member ot the crew 'was killed. i ORPHEUM VAUDEVILLE OF QUALiT?y|| AND PHOTOPLAYS DE LUXeI St. Patrick's Da^; Hw^ Concert H/\A real old Irish night. IrlaK;^ ^' Jigs and Reels with the good eldi^ Irish.Songs that are so dei(r..t6i the heart of all lrfshm�f>i^|gi' bouquet of real Shamrocks' fr'' tho Ould Sod will be given ay free to every lady attendift^i;;;!^ Ben Barnett That Eccentrli! little Hebre::^ :. -Comedian:MKf,^o.-w-ir�-n.^,.-i.- -.-1*- ------ not' disconcert will sing "Killarney and You," by spe cial reouest. The Boxing Bantams, the clever team of juvenile exponents of the manly art of self defence will also be on hand with their clever boxing exhibitions, "The Lady of the Lake," a three-part been no excitement and no chaos-^just . well ordered; manoeuvre as thouKh we were still at Salisburj^ plain." or-luucus^eet Gin Pills to-delay and-'curejiyouTSelt of Kidnny and Bladderttopbles. "Madejn Canada". 'fiOc,book, 0 lor$2.50. Freetreatment if  yottJvrotejNational Drugt;- --------' .Co,j5y:w|ida, limited, T< THE LADY OF THE A Three Part Adaptation Walter Scott's Famoua MINER'S BAND \ with Irish Selactiona Jit7.^5V|I ~' 2,000 FEET OF COMEQIESJ Laugh at the Orpheum" ^'^aH Lethbridge Laughs With! lYe'^ TomorroW^COUNTRY 8' ASTHMA WHOoma couoH. 1M.11TI A simple, safe (nd eltectlvo tresfratntfjiyjjil tnc drugs. Used witli success for 3^ yetri^) , The sir earryint the �ntlstptlc v�I *-'--with- everjr breath, maies breati aooihes the sore throati' and stops the couch, assurlngresttulnlRhts. .Creaolenela Invaluable to moibers with younc, children and a i�onto: sbRerers from Asthma. Smi-at posial Jttr . desereptiiK) boo/tlet �OLD sr ORuaaioTS . VAPO-CRESOLEMB CO. LMnlailHilf  BMr-Mnlr'l CONTINUEDJP'ROM FRONT PAGE married and? 130 women of whom'85 are,,marncd, G�, the ; total,. 97 are from north of ponokaj undllS south. No..money was coUecled.from municipal' looailtiosj-in 1014 jinder the Travelling Shows Act, Jlr. McLdan told Mr.i;Weidenhftmmer. Mr. Hillocks was told that under the ]31evator Act the j ,;o\%rnment: has no authority to die-: ,a'te as to the location otithe, corop-i PVatiive elevators; .; An audit .of the books of the company is provided tor m tte act and is carried out; Mr. Twecdio introduced a bill to ex- j tend the time three years tor starting, the Klbow River. Suburban Rail-' Freddifc Welsh dcclriics he is jipiug to retire with the title-oh ^erv well, we knbvv Just \Vhat kind of matches , are always aggmvdte0{ damp, y changer " " and ordinaryp often useless,}',.' Saeh conditioiui nfed t in Scoff'a �maM^i,tO'^ injurious adds and'^ati organs jtbfX|?�V!tlM;ni; forjon^mqntlr,^ ottt mm 17 61 504 ;