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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 24, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 191 (I ^^^W^Ti gi,�^fflrRrDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE PICKING TilliE of the Willard-Moran Contest Men of Ring Say of Outcome' What Some Prominent Men James J. Corbett (noted as a picker of losers)-.Tbbs by a inllo. Moran liRs a chancQ, but only ii ellm one. Wll-lard has (.lie roach, otrongtli and can {itinch. ThoBO q,uaIlllcatlons make me Ray without hesitancy or qualincatlon the one word-WlUard. 1 cannot aeo Moran at all, Strangler Lewis-Moran hasn't a chance. Wlllard Is , a strong man. I Aveigh 210 pounds and couldn't do a tiling with hini. And ho can punch Eomu, bullevo inc. Joe ChoynskI (the only man to knock out Johnson besides Wlllard)- Wlllard should defeat Moran decisively, but I don't look for a knockout. I don't think Frank can ever ahako up Joss. Wlllard to my mind Is not a real champion but, then, there is little class to either man. James J. Jeffries-Moran has little Chance to stop Wlllard. To my mind Jess Is the Ideal champion and Is in AO danger of losing tlic title. Bob FItzslmmons-Wlllard. with his great reach and 210 pounds of weight has a natural advantage over all other present heavies, Jess looked as fresh after his (Ight with Cunboat Smith us when ho started, and during the milling Smith hit him with anything he wanted at will. So Wlllard can assimilate so much piinlshmenf, that I can hardly see where the challenger has a chance, Tom Sharkey-I think Moran will defeat Wlllard, tor Jloran is much the cleverer of the two,. And I think that Frank will deliver a knockout bo-fore the ten rounds are over. Size doesn't count, I was 5 feet 8 and only weighed 177 pounds when I mot Jim Jeffries at Coney Island, Ho was 6 feet 1 and weighed 228 pounds, A man weighing 190 pounds Is big enough to lick anybody, Charles Harvey (former secretary of the state athletic commission)- The last time I saw WlUard ho was a boob. They tell me, though, that he has' Improved greatly. I don't know. Bee me later. Billy Rocap-What 1 have seen of Jess makes me think that he Isn't In the best of shape. Certainly he is not conditioned as he was at Havana. George Consldlne-I can only see Wlllard. You know I was the llrst man to pick Wlllard as the coming champion, even when he fought Carl Morris. However, Moran has three great points In his favor. He can take an awful beating, has a good head-as good as Tommy Ryan's-and Iu'.k a great right hand. But he is easy .n hit. Coffey hit him at will, and let ine toll you he hurt Frank, too. Billy Gibson-It looks like Moran to me for certain. He Is a better ilghter than Wlllard ever was and I think he'll win by the knockout route, Sam H. Harris-Well, I sure would b,9 tickled to see Moran win. Any young man fighting under the handicap of height and. reach, which he will do when he enters the ring against Wlllard, deserves the good wishes of all good sports. So I'm rooting that he lands a haymaker, but I'm Inclined to think the bout will go tlie limit, Jim Coffey-(Shakes his head north and south very violently,) 8,000101 m ON BIG BOUI Chicago, March 21.-I'rohably the biggest wager over laid on a ton round no dncision- boxing conlcst was made Thursday in Ciiicago when $1�,0()0 was slacked up against $10,000 on the result of the battle between .Iosh Wlllard and Frank .Moran at New York tomorrow night. Hurry .Molr, of the Morrison liotcl, took tlio Wlllard end, nlqclng a corlinod choiiuo for $1S,000 in tile hands of the Htakclioloder, while Kdiniind Allen, former Wanlon of the slutn penitentiary at .lolit^t, wagered on .Moran and handed the Klakoholder a che(|uc for $10,OUO, ***  *t* ** *4* ** O BIG BASKETBALL GAME TONIGHT AT Y. M, C, A,- FREE ADMISSION A basketball encounlor full of life is billed for the Y. M. C. A. this evening, commencing at 8 o'clock. Knox Dig Brothers are scheduled to try conclusions with Lund's lioar-cats. A name like the latter should be a drawing card in itself, but the game promises more than curiosity over a name. There is a keen rivalry between the contenders, and with the best basketball talent in the city in action a fast and furious game is assured. Don't miss It. It Is free. : ? : : : : : : : : : : > : > '> ; : : > : : > : ? > ? ? ? : ? ? ? ? ? ? : > : : .;.  � > RECORD BREAKER ? ? : ? ? : : ? ? ? ? ? ? > ? > ? : ? HOW THEY COMPARE ? Willara 29 . � ft. 247 83 in. in.,. PHILLIES AGAIN TRIM CUBS St. Petersburg, Pla., March 2.'?.- Outlilt two to one, the Philadelphia Nationals today offset the superior attack of the ChlcaKO Nationals by fast fielding and won their fourth straight exhibition game from Tinker's men, 4 to 3. aiiree fast double plays stop-pod the Cubs at critical moments. Toronto, March 23.-Whether or not Oeorge Goiilding, of Toronto, will be allowed the record ho hung up In New York last week' is a matter of conjecture. There is no doubt about the time. Ho travelled the two miles In 13.37, clipping one and one-llflh seconds from his own world's figures, but one of the Judges declared after the race that the great walker ran the last 25 yards. This judge was Herman Obertubesslng, the handi-capper of the .Metropolitan district. Walked Fairly �UHiile Obertubesslng made his claim after other ofllcials who were on the lloor near the finish said Gouldlng did., not make a miss until he had passed the dockers at the tape, Frederick W. Rubien, chairman of the A. A. U. record committee, said that he would make no decision until he had' thoroughly Investigated the case. Hundreds of spectators, many of them athletic experts, who were near the tape, were positive that the Canadian walked every step .of the route. NEXT GAME SATURDAY NIGHT Tho next game between the Cana-dlens and Portland Rosebuds is scheduled tor tomorrow night, Tho fourth contest Is marked for Tuesday night. One team has to win three contests before the fate of the Stanley cup is settled, What Is a It is a long, mild Havana-filler Cigar with rounded head and end very blunt 3 for 25c-^ The reason for the blunt end is to give you an easy, mild, cool smoke. Blunts are scientifically correct - you enjoy the cigar to the end. Smoke them today.^ BUwit Slaw : : : : : : Moran . Age ............ 2S ,Helglit......0 ft, 1 in. Weight .......... 203 Reach ...... 7SV2 in. 40 in......Chest, normal..... 42 in, 44Va In____Chest, expanded.....4(1 in. ,37 In..........Waist......,,. 35 In. 117 In......Biceps, normal.....15 in. IS'/j in.....Biceps Hexed____UVz in. 17'/4 In......... Neck ..........19 in. 8'/4 in.........Wrist.......... 9 in. 17% la.........Calf........ 15VS! in. 9y2 In.........Ankle......, lOVi in. Go At it Hard New York, March 23,-.less Willard wont through a hard grind today. Ho put in a full session with the pulleys, and repeated his shadow boxing. Then he took on Heraple, Rodel and Walter Monahan for two rounds each. There was no playful tapping In any of the rounds, and all three of his sparring partners felt the stings of Wiilard's jabs, jolts and hooks, much more frequently than they liargalued for. The champion never looked In better con-Idition than when he finished this afternoon. rvioran Looks Fit Moran is on edge, but he did not seem to be much interested when he went through some light work before the movie cameras In the gymnasium today. Moran's training partners are well pleased with the challenger's condition. Willie Lewis, wlio had charge of Moran in his training for his fights on both sides of the Atlantic, said today: "I never saw Frank look so well or in such splendid condition before any of his previous battles. He is stronger, more vigorous and vastly more confident than when he trained for his last two bouts with Coffey,.and what is more, his hands are in fine shape, which was not the case when he met Coffey last January. I look for him to win sure." There is a question whether the Maniuis of Queensb.ury rules or the New York state athletic rules will prevail in the bout Saturday night. The Queensbury rules are more open. Great Throng With more than S5 per cent, of the 11,000-odd tickets sold, it is becoming more evident every hour that the con-tost will be witnessed by the mo.st representative assemblage of boxing enthusiasts ever In attendance at a boxing contest in this country. Owing to the high price of seats attendance at the bout is beyond financial reach of the average followers of tho glove game. Their places have been taken, however, by sport adherents who seldom attend boxing bouts, except those between topnotchers. Speculators Busy While all the seats have not as yet been sold, the best of tho Jiigh-prlced ] ones are gone. Some have already' made their appearance in the hands of speculators. Seats which originally cost $25 are being offered at from ?50 to $75 each and are finding eager purchasers. Tho $20 ,and $15 coupons are going at double their face .value. There lb likely to bo a great rush for the $3 and $5 seats when they are put on sale tomorrow morning and it is certain that tho speculators will have , many representatives In the lines to the box office. Those that -will fall to their lot will undoubtedly find a ready sale at 100 per cent, advance among the aloveuth-hour arrivals, Another Live Session Wlllard was unusually lively on his feSt * in his training yesterday. His shadow boxing drew cheers from a big gathering of boxing fans which filled .the entire floor and galleries of the Pioneer club's ,arena, Hla bonding and sitting up exercises wero done gracefully and he allowed his training staff to hurl the medicine ball, against his abdomen with all their might, whllo he merely grinned good-, naturedly afteV each shock, Willard Pounds Partners Wlllard took on his three sparring partners for two rounds each, George Rodel and Jack Hemple wore buffeted around by the champion, who put plenty of steam Into some of hla blows. He made matters even' more Interesting, however, when .Walter Monahan got Into the ring, Jess evidently had not forgotten Monalian'ft left-hand smash which raised a lump on his head last Mopi day. The mark: of tho blow did not entirely disappear and the big foUow got no Uttlo satisfaction In stinging Monahan. While his defence la still faulty, Wlllard looks and movos ilko^ a thoroughly trained athlete'lind tliere FRED ROBSON Toronto speed merchant who broke the world's skatln.t! record for fifty yards, 4 4-5 seconds, at the Queen City, on artificial Ice. RECOGHIZE ONLY UNIFORM Alberta Branch of A. A. U. C. Issues Proclamation, Effective Till Close of War Athletes not In kliaki have received a solar plexus In Alberta.. Mr. R. H. Dobson, Lelhbridge representative of the Alberta Amateur Athletic Union, received the foUov.ing declaration from heaikiuarters in Edmonton explaining why: Edmonton, .March 20, 191G Jlr. R. H. Dobson, Member of the ..Board of Governors of the "Alberta .^branch of the A. A. U. of C: Dear Sir: Whereas in the opinion of tJie Alberta branch of the A. A.' U. of C. the encouragement or solicitation of public support for senior athletic competitions should be confined to those amongst enlisted men, be It resolved, first-that no sanction bo granted for the holding of any amateur provincial championships in any department of sport under the control of our branch; second-in the event of a record 'for any field or track sports being established at a closed military meet where soldiers who before their enlistment were entitled to amateur cards according to the rules and regulations of the A. A. a. of C, and provided such re cord was made under proper supervision � as required by the rules of competition of the A. A. XJ. of C, such record shall be recognized by the Alberta branch of the A. A. U. of C. and shall bo entered as official record for such event. Athletic events other than closed milltai'y events will be regarded by this branch as unauthorized events. Any civilian over 18 years of ago taking part in such events who holds an amateur card in the Alberta branch of tho A. A. IT. of C. will l/.vo the same cancelled, and when unintour ntiilotics are onco more resumed after the war, he will bo In the position of one whose card Is cancBllod for parllci;)atlon ur unauthorized moots. T^he officers of tho Alberta branch be rdquestcd to assist in ovory way possible the promotion of athletic activities amongst enlisted men. Sincerely yours, (Signed) W. MUIR EDWARDS, Chairman Alberta branch A.A.U. of C, Shoes With Value and Style at -THE FOOT TOGGERY= THE SPRING STYLES are arriving daily and you can find what you want either in our stock or we can procure you anything different promptly on selection from our catalogues. This can be done for all ages, Men, Women and Children. REPAIR DEPT. With first-class work on the premises. THE FOOT TOGGERY- W. J.NELSON SHERLOCK BLOCK 0 ORGANIZE FOR SPORTING EVENTS Sportsmen's Battalion is to be What the Name Implies- Committee Formed Edmonton Bulletin: The 202nd Sportsmen's battalion are to be "sportsmen" In' fact as well as In name. They already have a tug-of-war team organized, and will be represented In the military tug-ot-war tournament at the Spring Horse show. They will also take immedinte steps to get the baseball players in ihe battalion together, and Lieut. Jack Knott has been elected to look attor this particular branch of sport. Included In the ranks are a uumbor of well-known local soccer players, and Lieut. Pat. Armour has been selected to make-arrangements and plans for the battalion's participation in this sport. These two lieutenants and Lieut. W. Waddell have been appoint ed a sports committee. The battalion has a bowling team and there Is some talk of forming a tennis team and a trap shooting team. Llout.-Colonel Bo wen Is ono of the beat shots In the province, and among the tennis play era in tho battalion are Lieut. Dyde and Pte. Casselman, former Alberta doubles champions. London, March 17.-The King and Queen visited the Canadian. Conval-, escont Home at Bushy Park. This Is the second or tljird visit paid by her Majesty, who in conversation -wlth^ Nursing Sister Sasgraln, made the buk-gestlon that wherever practicable; wounded men of the British race from all parts of the Empire should be treated In general hospitals, rather than In Institutions reserved for soldiers of the ptrtloular countries. Her Majesty thought that this associa-tlontlon of companions in misfortune would go far to promote the mutual sympathy and good feeling which the Empire had already so splendidly; shown, and which It was Important to cultivate and extend. WOULD LIKE TO BRING [ GOOD MAN HERE TO BOX I Kid Scaler of Edmonton wants to bring f-Iarry Andorson, the noted B, |C. welterweight, here to box. Ander-'son is at present staying at the capital. Scaler has.written to the Sport Ing Editor -of the Herald seeking In formation on the situation of ring affairs hero. Ho will have to be told the painful news that boxing is Hat on its back in Lethbrldge ainco tho police commission sat upon the re cent proposition to bring McDonald and Foley together. REICH BEATS FLVNN-New York, March 23,-Al Reich of this city, outfought "Porky";. Flynn of Boston In a ten round bout hero to ntght, Reich weighed 211 pounds and Ptynn Igl. fact condition and his ability to In-lliot punishment. I Moran Is Confident' IMoranaloahed around in the snow aitd aloet fur a couple of mllea on the road In tho morning and confined hla boxing to a single .vpuud with each of, ilia . training partrierg. Madden, Mo. Klnnon and Kendall, He Is on odge^ rdady for the bout,, and to all inqulr-gre ho rolteratea hla oonlldence in his ability to beat tha ohamploii, Moran's : ? > JESSICA'S DIARY ? 'I' ? : : ? ? > ? > > * > ' (As It oughtkto be written) New York-Jess Wlllard rose short ly after 7 o'clock yesterday morning Taking a peek out of the window he saw the ground covered with snow. Ah, hB,"Bald Je^s, "I admit I'm a bird all right, but I'm no snow bird, so I'll do my training indoors today." Hopping aboard tho elevator the champion wont to the ground floor at a good clip. Finding that he was not blowing the least bit he rode right back again at the same rate. The elevator boy had all ho could do to keep up with him, Attor a rub down Wlllard ate a hearty breakfast consisting of several kinds of breakfast food, such ns ham and eggs, buckwheat cakes, grape fruit, coffee, etc, Willard had hardly finished breakfast when the inexorable Walter Monahan showed up with tho pinochle deck and beckoned- the champion to follo\y him i^nd'Jesa knew that he was In foi' a 'gruelling work out. After a two-hour .session at pinochle with Monahan, Heraple. j^nd the hall boy Willard got on the scales and found he had lost $2.40. � Almost everyone knows that Sage Tea and Sulphur, properly compounded, brings back the natural, color and lustre to the hair when faded, streato ed or gray; also ends dandruff, itch', ing Bcalp and stops falling hair. Year^ ago the only way ta get this mixture was to make it at.home, which ftp mussy and troublesome. Nowadays,. Toy asking at a.ny drug store for 'Wyeth'a Sage and Sulphur .Compound," you TviU get a large'bottle of this famous old recipe for  at'out 50 cents. Don't stay gray! Try it! No ono can posallbly tell that you darkened your hair, as it does it so naturally and evenly. You dampen a sponge or aotf ibrush with It and draw; this through your hair, taking one small strand at a time;, by  morning the gray hair disappears, and' after ani other application or two, your hair becomes beautifully  dark, thick ami glossy. J. D. Hlglnbotham Colj Limited,. DruggistB.-A'dTertlieinent,' �-'- - % 500 Fashion Notes The question was put to a suffragette: "Don't you think; women look ahprt-er In tlioao knee-high skirts?" "Yea,'.' she replied, "but the men look longer.;* ; ,^ , What's the Use l� you iidve Lpta ot clothes r-.Aii'iS'wear them . . .You're a SNOB Htivdn't goth Thorn You're a SLOB So Wliat's The Use? Boxing IB dead in 'raconm. Can't blame it, for it's ;^eou slclt ,a, Ipng-timo;" '�' ' FOR 13th giVLR. INCREASING STRENGTH STILL A MOUNTED CORPS Major Brown will visit Talker and all' ' towns south of Lethbriclge within the next two, weeks. Lieut. Hutchison and Lieut. Lambert will recruit at Macleod. and .Pinoher Creek and along the G.algary and Grow lines. . Recrtiiting Avill be continued until the , establishment is complete. The regiment will go overseas as. soon as recruited to, full strength. ^  J-^^' t s ;