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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, MARCH 23. By G McManus BASEBALL BOXING RACING ORT HOCKEY GOLF BAWLING McGoorty-Harrisbn Matched; Ross May BoriiFarewell Go Somff time ago the Herald stated Slhat Eddie MoGoorty, who recently returned from � tour of Austral-la, was about to commence an elimination series of bouts with the middleweight championship of the Morld as the prize, and that he Would taliit' Sco^tt put up a ' round.' , - ^w%,:iL'Vnte^'Tr''heM'S tuth l3i'^Moran; In ^tour rounds, and he .heard t(t>&.Fulton'boas^-era proclaim th^it frodi^couldiTJut -out WUlard Just .aa".oaOn, his- retJrn .lo JaokaonvlUe, .eolo>)iej!,MiUeT agai;* sought Wlllard^and:tQ(ld.tlj,e..champlon' of'thB' boasts -from;(^:j3Elii|Upn admirers. v1'b�^colonelEilstJw^}fed''Jesii-was getting more unpopuiar.' evory day b^' cause of his retuaalijjj:id�ft4|n\ Jila-tRT^^ Joss apparently vfreft^lKwr'^p^e'ved :at the slams handed himv"'H�.*?8keU, Col-onol Miller point blAhtf-Mat the latter would otter for a c^apiplpnshtp match. Tho colonel had no ide^at.tUe i^epent of going into the promoting business, but he was saine.'iJAd be "tellj itihe and WUlard agreed to-a con Iraot; calling for a battlo within 15 weeks. Np opponent tor Jess was named de-tlnltely, but the.P^Jtoh'sbadpw-a'oraus the throne led Colonel Miller to sign up Fredorlok as the logical ^man for the match. .�''. y/UletS ...... . m'UB ShQvor........ 20X t37 ^9' 288 Clark......... 153 ISO Benton ...,.....: :i85 DlCltBOtl 144-'428 170-608 ai 4-^936 149-^42 161 - 150-H8 32f '^99t-9| 144* 108-M31B 151- Ljsco^be Miliar ... JL ^ -i Red Cross Workers Have Been' ' AccompUflhing a Great ' Deal (From Our Own Corresponaent) Champion, March 21.-Mr. Hill ot tbe Farmers Elevator Is putting up a new garage for his McLaughlin special. Charlie Anderson was driving Into town with a team of colts the other day. The team shied while crossing a bridge, throwing Mr. Anderson's boy from tho wagon. Uittle Wane sualaln-ed a nasty cut under tho chin. Nothing serious though. Air. R. Long of Calgary is visiting hts son John for a few days. �airs. Watson and child are visiting In: Calgary. Mrs. Clarence Bowden has recently returned from the Sunny south. Nels Anderson and wife returned � � BASEBALL GOSSIP. > ? �> > ?  � :-The Giants, though champions ot their league, are going to forsake tho purple. Their 191S Uniforms, instead ot having purple stripes, cap peaks, etc., will be trimmed with black. If John JIcGraw had adopted this color scheme seVei'al years ago Artie Shafer nilght never bavo deserted tho team. Hal Chase, at 35, Is the oldest first, baseman in tho National league, both in- age and point of service, but tho yqiungsters will have to go a long and hard way to catch up to him. Connie Mack evidently likes the brand of shortstop,? they raise in Connecticut. Jack Barry came from that stikte, as did his cuccessor, Billy Kopt, and Joe Dugan Is anothoi- native ot tho Nutmeg state.' , :Ttie.,Nashvllle club ot tho Southern association will start the season with only two members who were with the team last summer. They are Shortstop Kllman, who manages the club, and F^rst Baseman Kautfraan. Tho draft and trades took all the others. YiothbridgG will invade -Barons. force .tonight tor thojlftst.match of. season. - Barons wilt play- tb9 ret� l^game at the Dominion alleys hero or iMobday night ,, C0MI8KEY EARLY WITH CWAfM! CRAWFORD INSTEAD OF REQQIE NOBLE. THE HOUSE OF SERVICE FIFTH STREET SOUTH LETHBRIDQE. ALT*; Tpronto, March: 28.-'^RuB!t.y^' ..Craw-ford, In all'.probability,-', win rej|labB Reggie ,NobliS:^la4he iaepond ganje ot^ the Stanley ^up/BejIos ..Janlght >ifliloh;. will be played ..ijnder^ western �rulQB4'tl Noble's shoulder 1b In bad shape as a result ot a smash he received In tho first game and it is feared that he will not be able to play. I^esident I?at-rlck has agreed to allow tho swap It Noble's-injury-^^wirra'dts it. Sees No Reason Why ; White Will Notm�peat. . JIM FLYNN "KAYOED" DEMP8EY, Hark to tho voice or'James Plynn, Pueblo's fighting fireman. James refuses, under any circumstances, to remain In obscurity., His latest pronun-ciamento is directed at tho head of Jack Deiftpsey, who has come out ot the west;'bent upon stirring up tho eastern.i^'eiivy weights. "rhey.j|e making a noise about this i^lloi^. Deinpsfey;" says Flynn, "That's >ail-;?rwhf jBO far as a(lvortlsihg, goes; bttt.'-HompseS! and bis nv-inager .must .n^t-^0r^flt mo. I- hnonUeil Dompsoy dut-iiiico->vlth a sln'glo punch, and he rau^Vvi'i'niov^ that blot h.etord he. can ol(Uifi.'wtth-the' front rank heavy- .W^IghtB."!-' i. .^liyija.a-, search of iherocorda proved |.tlte - truth'Of Flynn'.s aflsortloh.', 'Plynij ;iael^fDe(nip��y last -February, 'lit 'Salt ^ iiaffmiy 'apd',.the �..flgHtlbBtert:.'just f.Mtii^ndB. Jim walked out, ofhiii cor-fMlr^llpped.Dempsoy on (hjj.Hhlip ,Wtth ii^^iwl)t -f and ;then I'ai^K 'd.ojwn tlw��rt�ln. , . ,>�;.:;,''''.,>,,�!�'. �;,T^inpvey is. silent abqut -the battle SluHtH^i' IKah. to admit thSt - Fly in'-spjut ' *' 'lii B|�{ep.': Jack Kearns Vli�s ah t/b'aweVer ' ! g9g_.n9t'K5'JWjit What came up In the njatoU 1 �S^ii^^^ 'qitfilnof^sayi Iwcausa I did hbf�M:lJ," .'.u- ��y� Kearns "But 1 want to make ch ot Wio tj,,^ pia4,. Jack la a much dilferent and better man^ at ttio preatint, tliie il��U Mewnath^n." ... * - ; . ''Tbttt'doeB .nut answer. Fly,i\n'�\^howevar,. that Denipsey must wipe-out that knockout betorolle can move Into the front rank ot ho^vy- Sex '�I can.see no reason why the ,'Wh.lto Sox will not repeat this sdaaon'.the victory they put over In 1917.",Such wan tho onthuslastiO "idiblaratlon ot Charles A, Coinlskoy,'owner of th-o World's cliampion Chicago White Sox and ono of the biggest men In tho na-tlonaKpastlme fn-i^olnt of prei)tlg�> four club;remains irkt|ot," he adupQ �.stfcco^s, ^; ' r' Red CrQ�� , The li^ijt %ewiTfg seBBlon was hold a> th'e Ivpmp* Qt'i.Wr* Harper, the lollowlnjg 'ladled were^ prosont. Mrs. Qeo. Orr,. Mrs.^raO'flold, Mrs Cook', Mrs. Huntington; 'Mrs. Stoddart, Mrs.,] Olapp, aVlrij^ Mdnh��'dt. Mrs. Hardlsty, Afrs. Elelds.. Mi'^*' Johnson, Mrs. Sut- weight challengers. HEARN TO BRAVES. Boston, Mass,, March 22,-Bunny Hearn of the Toronto club'.or; the In^ ternatlonal league wfip purcliasod, yos-torday by tho Bostoii l^atldnal League club. Hearn hfls.bpen. ordqrod lo report at Miami, Fla., within a tow days.' WOMAN BOXER ENTERTAINi^ rSOLDIEfijS; Port Sheridan, 111.-Mis^ Helen H11-' dreth of New TTork, women's bantaiji; weight boxing champion of Araerl((o/ performed tor tho benefit of the'adil-dlqrs at Fort Sheridan recently. She boxed four 1% minute rounds with - _ ,Johniiy Atkinson, anil try m), Johnny, draft. .And, also, ^w^^^^o,,3�j^d.|w�M^^^ put, ASQUITH SAYS HE IS STILL LEADER London, March 22.-Herbert II. As-nuith, former premier, made It plain today he does not consider that Premier Lloyd Oeorgo succeeded him to tbe leadership of tho Liberal part.v. This statement was made in the course ot a strong speech before a gathering ot Liberals at Derby, In which constituency Mr. Asquith's son, Raymond Asqullh, was a candidate tor tho house ot commons wheu killed in action, September 15, 1917. ton, Mrs. L. J. Adams, Mrs. J. Harper, Miss. Brown and Miss Phllpott. The following ladles were not able to attend the meeting, nevortheloaa did their bit in tho sowing line at homo. Mrs. Gill sr., Mrs. Herb 0111, Mrs. G. Mark, Mi;b. O. Taylor, Mlsa Arnold and Mrs. Haddon, knitting. Additional names to the knitting circle, Mrs. F. Clapp, Mrs. A.^Orr, Mrs. Moffatt, A special sowing meeting tor Mm girls ot town and country will be hold Tuesday evening at the homo ot Mrs. Harper in Vulcan street. Tho local branch la trying to arrange a permanent sewing room which would be open every day in the week except Sunday, so that tho ladles from tho country may come in any tlmo and spend an hour or two for the Red Cross., A knitting machine has just been purdhased. ' An exhibition on samn will be given next Friday afternoon at Mrs. Harper's home.' The .self sacrifice boxes will bo opened next wot^k, Fridai' Those hav^-ing boxes win ploase hand lii'money from same to the president. ' Tho money will be placed to the Prisoners of War fund. The local branch has undertaken the responsibility of support-' fng a prisoner ot war. r New Feature A new feature will be an exhibit ot Red Cross sewing In one ot the shop windows on Main street. Jjife members ot the Champion branch, W. Carmichael, Frank Cooper, Mrs. F. Cooper and Miss M. Cooper. Collectors who are collecting Red Cross money under supervision ot the finance committee are kindly asked to hand In their receipts to Rev. Haddon, chairman of the finance committee, as early as possible. I. 1200 Interest from Victory bonds Is Being handed over to tho Champion branch. ; A letter read from the pulpit last Sunday evening brought another scri lous matter before our notice. Food scarcity and tho need ot economy In every home throughout our Dominion. The next regular,; sewing meeting win be held at tbe homo of Mrs. J. Harper, Vulcan street, Friday afternoon. Ladles'' of town and country cordially invited. Alberta Buffet . and Grill 411 Fifth 8t. 8. Oppoilte ORPHEUM THEATRE Still at the Old Stand EVERYTHING FRESH .CLEAN AND STRICTLY WHITE HELP GEO. ADDISON - PROP. Phone 1827 , , We still have about Fifty Tirea-rAll Sizes which we are selling at HaMlPrice ^ Pearipg out l^st y stock BAMJM IvioTGR CO. ^ ' HOMe OF THC CHEVROLET B^C^^ HARRY HOI.KiAN, Mor,, ;