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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 5, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE srx BRINGING UP FATHER anus A'b A AkA^b or M�LK v/6yi.o AT A e�EV/C�&' - dinner- �^''^ c tt^"t AFTEKi THIS) WAHt fOU TO , am^Cr me TO ^�ie Me.l.j , rt.i.,inirii,i.i^^. 1t�rTHlN  ^ � � 4* �   4> �,� � � 4> astini6 of e16ve flghtiiiir. Alre&dy Welsh, well-nigh physicaUy fit when he returned to civilian life a few days ago, has pittged itit trftinini?  arid will shortly be reoily to definitely amiouttce Wbetbef W- not he will decide to iitut) a defy tti the iifhtweight bbys who have been growing caull-m^^ti ii pi^jtea 6otli� mges. Per-h#^B it i8 the new and inflated stiale bf' kwSc piy that b�8 Itii'ed tU� (md-ti^e ligMwefigfat king to Mke rifiotbef wbm at the g&we and ta&� bim away fr^m his y�ua�Bter� and ffdni his books, tcmy ffoOi the iif^ df A g^iitle-' niail farmer tbat has appealed to tflin 8i> strongly. . 'Several months ago, Wliile still in the army, Welsh planned to make a "come-back," but when he waa informed that'll "was "against regular tten" foj arniy oflflcer to engage In professional bouts, Ciiptaih Pfed,die Tiifrelsh tempofasrtly abandoned the' idea... Since His difecharge, h'ow'ever, the "comei-bafek" bug has again been ibnzz'Wg around iho little Welshman's bonn*t, and the forffler lightweight -king is right jiow preparing himself, . itt the same ''timo attending to his duties 6a mi pUjI'Sical training farm. A promise that Jennie Leonard made tfie nigttt 6t his tiot*Ty dvei- Welsh- a promise t&at Ijeohard has �tiH kept -i-is another thitit that is iJrobably , urging W^lsh to pull Oil the gloves again. Leonard aift^r he took the championship ffom Freddie, promised nbt to engage in a tWeuity-rouhd bout fdr the title until Mlelsh had ample time and opportunity to accept suOh a battle. IrVhen AVelsh annouucea he m� going to return to the lujpefl arena, while sMlI' in the service, no less than three prohilnefit promoters announced their willingness to hold the scrap: That Was when Welsh i learned that army rules prohibited hisi ; boxing. df >il |tie profeBslpnalboseJ'S who 'oulisredtn.ithe Sfhrice at.tbo-ouCbreak. of the war, W61sh is pj'obably the; only 6ne, in fddt there IS nb record of any profcesiouai bflier receiving a 'coinmlision, being awarded the high rthk ftt-.ca|�Whi.'' H� was a privatie, only A few filionths end then was commissioned a first lieutenant. With Welsh's" entry into the service went^a request for duty oterseas. instead of being sent across, Welsh Was held here and stationed at the 'W'alter Heed hospital ih. Washington, the fnOSt IM-portant army hospital m the conntrj^ duriii� thf wari:_ His vast experience as an expert in physical otiltttfe and health building and his knofWled�e\o� 'Corrective and remedial oxer cMSs, soon began to ttttract the attention at the ^rgeoS General's offiee. Gets Pfbtndim While still a lIeUten�tnt the cbnt ctuefoi" of WillieiftlfccMe Was prembted to Direct6r-l.n-Chie� of the Physical De-partttfenf of Therapeutic and Corrective Exercises, and shortly atterr, ward was promoted to the rank of Capitain Fred Hall Thomas, his real name, under Which he enlisted. Thd, signing of the arftilstice" prevented hig Bdyahceto a, maJoHty, for which rank he was retiommended four times. An idea of Welsh's worth in his particular line of endeavor during the -war {cah be had froin the fAct th&t ho was one. of twenty-four officers who were retained for reconstruction work after the SAiiitary .Corps, coinpfised of mauy thousands, was disbanded. Welsh's application for discharge, along "With the twenty-three other applications were returned frota head' qttartera red-penciled "Services Indispensable." For that reason Welsh was unable to got back to his family and f�.rm until a ifew days ago. His plans for a "coine-back,'' though, weren't interfered with for he kept right on doing light work and %\-ill heed.but a few weeks of hard, coh' Sciontious labor to tit himself. Welsh h(�B not fotight since his match with Leonard. Welsh, like Stanley Ketchel, holds championSbtp of the British Eaip}!re, 1 W"elBh won tbe world's otianii^8biti> from Willie Ritehte in London, llif 1$14, over tlite twenty^round rofiteii(p, bis defen8iTe,>boic(nj| and his ability td reserve his fore**, 'Welsb has always been able to figbt Stronger over the long distance route of twenty or twenty-five-rounds^ in all 6t .bis long naatcbes Welsh denlonst'rafed His recuperative' and endtii*anc^ lioWeTS. Champion Bennie Leonard;has neVer yet engaged in a bfitft btef tii6 ewenty-robnd oonrse and tffinalflflWed it���rs cjfrten prove dangerous. Will Freddie Welsh prove to be the Old rock on wblch will fOnnder the Bennie Leonixrd battleship.? Won. iMU -Ifist. 10 9 8 7 5 7, 6 4 6 0 -� ft 5 9 9 � vmJitmLmtk, May 4. Kdir tdrk tfNtiy:tiMk� its lositii stfMk with a five tOvtoar victory ovef Phi!*-' delpbia. M&KV New Yfttt v........ 8 12 0 Philadelphia;.....;..... 4 14 1 Tan�j"; MugfSi.^entott aad dAiOi, Snyder; Catti�r>winen a�d Wfl�at, Wlthrow. eMMUl Oafdat Cuba ! dfKeiMKA*iff/ Skay. 4-Ctnempatl d^feate�d Chicagd'liiere tdday 5 tfr 4 ? * .4 ^ � % WAR-MADE BU)JK5BS . ? *�* ? * '- � .... A great deal OT ' cortc�rrt :i?al been ti^dressed in ibe pait ill' t� the pio(�!bl� r��ult-of;thevWlr otf the golf courses Jjfi,F''''''CB.. According to a Phllf^4.>iihf� '^uibtif- ! . ity, the vi(-issituriictle�ny �tlr� ttuu L�t&brldg� witlhsye s rhiir; Mtt irlafer.* At an estly n�atfnf of j the L.A^AJl; -this fear Jtktgfe JMkaon' dftred the MMfMkilt (ft� prlvn�g� of. nsfng thetvCfottnds for anotlier r�tte for the fayittcni of'tsartaiit Ums. It; was pract{er 388, which, is a heavy pure Wool sied grey 8�^ge;~htade in the West ^ of ntigraM. Conia irf knd took them over,.�� BERT KESTER'S .AffiN'SSHOP THK HOMK OP' 80th CENTURY CLOTHINO StoraT Cloaatl^evary Wed-iMtday Jiji 1 May IS aiid May 32/ �fid that thdr^wJlliho; fcel* ill over Canada on U�d*0?{didt�s;i;^*hc';contesi anticipates, .jn^iidH^ef ^to'r4�l*li&r must compete on tho thre4 ditferont dates, shooting at' IM targots oti oact d, May 4.>i'X)h^ quarterly eomferenoe of the Taylor 844k�. dc the Church of ,Jcsus (Christ of, Latierday Sainto Will ba hel ? ? ? > > ? ? > ? ^ ^ ? IniernaUonal Toronto 6. Syracuse 1' Aki^Oh 8, Baltimore 6. Rochester 2, Reading 11. (Others postponed, rftln)/ OftAWA, May 4r-Th6 situdtlon With regard to the btiildiog trades dls-pnte, whioh precipitated a strike of upward Of 2,000 members of the build-IfigB trndei oouncll Oft Saturday, has reached a poeulkr stago. wbiie, there is a strike On; thore aro very few ttteii out of Work, probably not more than two Or tairee hundred odt Of the, niemberSblp Of the eotiniBll, and these domprise mombers of the carpehtets (ihd painters' unions, who sO far baVd been unftfalo to come to a temporary agreement w*;h the contractors htive the other crafts. They are attempting to break the strike by find.'ng employment with I contractors who are not nteffiberS Of ! the assopiatlou of Canadian construction industries^ Shd according to statement.^ by Official/ls of these. Un-iohs, they are meOtirtg with some success. by tbc( stake prasidenoy. Dr. James E.> Talmagey one of the Twelve' Apostles^, of ^tbe church, is expected to be present a^ �the conference. Thursday evening. May 13th, ai|.MAtf^*l��� ptAlfo' WeOti ing will bW'^OW: a*T L6tb��ri4rf9 rat which tteife t�; ^tiiiaik* iwflt id^ver an address. Dr." James "Er'Talmage i� one of the foremost figures .in the ministry �I he so-called "Morlnon" ohtireh, He s i nscmber Of ihe iCouncil of Twelve Apostles,, and a noted speaker and writer oh tlieologiflal "and. ociontific stfbieots. He is. a man of high Intel' leiiiattei might foe postponed :n4i^l.;a{t^r;the Imperial conference Whaii all thi� na-tkmo.of the empire could have oon iderw the queetlon of joint nega tl�tfo|i(|.^. SEEDING IN IOWA IS NOT COMMENCED YET SHAMROCK SAILS DARTMOUTH, Eng., May 5. -The 25-metre yacht Shamrock which is to be used by Sir Thomas Liptori in tuning up races for the Shamrock IV., the challenger for the America's cup, sailed yesterday for New York. � Pacific Coast SHIP FIREMEN'S STRIKE SETTLED ? .day.) ? The Shamrock sailed the latter part of April from Dartmouth for New York, but met with terrific weather oft the English coast and had to put