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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LfcTHBRIDGE DAILY HKHALD BRINGING UP FATHER By McMatius WEIL HAVE TO ou BASEBALL BOXING RACING 1SPORT4 HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING Jem Mace and Joe Coburn Did Not Hit a Blow in Their Fight There were some strange and ludi crous happenings on the occasion of the fight for the heavyweight championship of the world in which Jem of and Joe Cob of New were princi pals in A propeller loaded to the guards left Fort Erie for Canada just before midnight on May When the boat reached the Canadian side it could find no regular landing place and most of the passengers jumped into the lake and waded or swam Several were nearly among them Joe then the vet eran sporting editor of the New York Brought New York A party who had brought stakes ropes along got busy and pitched the 24foot ring on a piece of pretty green They did this in the and with the of lanterns borrowed from the crew on the While they worked a crowd of toughs stood around and watched Coburn had brought his New York gang with him and Mace had with him a qhoice selection of headed by Owney New Yorks greatest rough and tumble Close to Coburns corner there as sembled as choice a bunch of cut throats as ever scuttled a all armed and threatening the Mace The Englishman did not lack for sup porters of the same Here were two of the greatest boxers that ever entered the each as clever as could be and each knowing the others strong The man who led was sure to get the worst of knowing this each man held his own ground and refused to open The crowd cheered and but the unwill ing principals simply stood still in their respective corners and glared at each This lasted until Mace went to his picked up a turning to his shout ed Refuted to Come and have a drink with said and as he stepped forward the gipsy handed him the After the drink Coburn asked Jem why he did not come out of his cor ner and fight like a and Mace hurled back the They bad been in the ring an hour and a quar ter without striking a when suddenly a score of men in military garb and mounted on draft horses were seen advancing toward the At their head was a very stout old gentleman on a great gray He wore a cocked hat with an ostrich feather in and was garbed in the uniform of a British although he was only the high From his golden belt hung a finely mount ed In which rested his Behind him were a score of mounted like their in military Stole There was consternation when this company halted at the and more anxiety when their leader de clared himself high sheriff and drew from his pocket a parchment on which written an order to arrest and an injunction to stop an the prizefighting on Canadian As the old gentleman some one of the Geoghegan gang swiped his When the high sheriff had finished reading he felt for his sword finding it said A pretty way to treat a gentle man after hag has taken hours to make a trip he could easily have made in a few and telling my deputies to go as slowly as pos so as to give you plenty lot time to finish up your Then he got down from his charger and chatted with Coburn and their A few moments later he felt for his finding it he shouted And by the Lord Harry theyve also taken my watch The ended with a fearful on slaught onboth Mace and who were denounced all over the world lor their miserable Mace spent bJs last days in Eng land and Coburn in New in whose political world he for a long time cut a considerable TRIED TO CROSS FRED FULTON San Francisco Fighter Got Beating For His Fred Fultons San Francisco exper ience is still echoing back from the Following the mixup regard ing Frederics appearance at a soldier benefit and a most generous panning of the large one by tha town press they invited the big one to give a four round exhibition before a San Fran cisco It was only to be an ex but apparently someone rub bed on the They brought in a big Rudy Peterson by and Frederick step ped into the club ring to give what he supposed to be an Pet erson made It a For three rounds he waded into Califor nia and there was great glee in the earthquake feeling that he was a guest and not supposed to pull any protected him self as best he could and in the fourth the no tion came ambling along through the dome of the Fulton machine that he was getting crossed and he cut He knocked the everlasting life out of They say it was plock and hearing what the British soldiers refer to as the bells of Hades ringing loud and They stopped it to save Peterson from requiring a tub of hot water for thawing The trouble with this sort of stuff is that a doublecross requires fast The delayed pass is absolutely bogus when there to be dirty work at the San Francisco writers who have been doing Frederic a delicate brown on the griddle over the mixup on the soldier now say that while they dont like Frederic any tho bird certainly can polis The Tires We Offer are douhhguaranteed Both the makers and oinwelves stand back of Our MichelliiB almost invariably outlast their Thero are plenty of cars fitted with them that are still reeling off the miles though they have long since exceeded ho guaranteed Bijou Motor Parlors Limited THE HOUSE OF FIFTH SOUTH ALT BASEBALL RESULTS AMERIC W Boston 20 New York IS Louis ir Cleveland JS Chicago 14 Philadelphia 13 Washington 14 Detroit it 12 13 Ifi 15 17 1 Saturday Chicago 100 001 000 10 1 Boston 000 200 000 7 2 10 Williams and Schalk Mays and Cleveland 000 001 6 1 New York 001 100 2 13 1 Bagby and ONeill Love and Wal Louis 000 110 8 1 Philadelphia 000 101 1 Loudermilk and Nunamaker Perry and Detroit 3 1 Washington 000 000 000 0 6 0 Dauss and Stanage Shaw and Ain Sunday May New York de feated Cleveland 9 to 3 here Score New York 000 430 002 9 16 1 Cleveland 000 100 10 2 Caldwell and Walters Coumbe and May Walter John son held Detroit to four hits today and Washington broke its losing streak with a 4 to 0 Score Detroit 000000000 0 40 Washington 100 000 4 10 0 Kallio and Cunningham Johnson and No other games NATIONAL New York 23 Chicago 21 Cincinnati 21 Pittsburg 15 Boston II Philadelphia Brooklyn 11 Louis 11 Cl U 15 13 18 is 21 Saturday Philadelphia 000 7 1 002 S 0 Davis andAdams Smith and Brooklyn 000 14 5 Louis niij 11 Grimes and Krueger Mil Mayer and New York 000 11 I Chicago Oil 11 2 Causey and Me Carty Tyler and wet Sunday May backed by perfect held New York to four hits today and Chicago won 5 to Score New York 000 4 0 Chicago 030 IS 0 Sallee and McCarty Vaughn and May won his own game in the sixth inning his single giving Louis a 2 to 1 victory over Score Brooklyn 000 JO o ooi s Grlner and Miller Ames and Gun May batting ral ly in the eighth gavu Philadelphia todays A triple play prevent ed Cincinnati from tying or winning in tho last half of the Score Philadelphia 000 5 0 Cincinnati 002 X 2 IrendergaHt und Adams Schneider and INTERNATIONAL Sunday Vancouver Seattle 10 Aberdeen Spokane Sfcroml kaue Ionluml Tacoma Second ma Sunday 1orilaud Tacuuia Spo Tuco Winners of the semiannual compe tition for the Cup now held by in the compeMtion play ed Victoria were Long with 77 McCready with 79 with 81 and Menzle with The scores were somewhat low ow ing to the very cold and inclement and many of the oldest and best players turned in their poorest cards of the The best playing of the day was by former holder of the cup who turned in a 47 and a He was working under the low handicap of nine Following are the detailed HandiNet Player Scores cap Score Long 102 25 77 McCready 100 30 70 Craig A90 9 81 Menzie 24 Oxland 107 22 AVilson 106 20 Guilbault 117 30 Macleod 98 9 Nelson 115 McKillop 103 Guilbault 121 Toll Freeman Ktrkham 117 Crawford McSwain Bawd en McGregor 129 129 135 12 30 24 30 18 25 27 27 25 S4 85 86 87 89 90 91 91 92 9G t9 102 102 110 AND OTHERS AFFECTED May Mar shall Crowders new work or fight regulations may require pro fessionoU baseball players either to engage in some useful occupation or to join the Baseball players as well as professional golfers and other pro fessional General Crowder said will be affected by re gulations if strictly Theatrical performers were except ed from the regulations fit the direc tion of Secretary of War who is said to feel that the people can not do without all amusement in war time and that other amusements could be dispensed with more Lew Saunders of South Glastonbury has purchased the fouryear old filly Native by Native diim of Abdell from Kiernan of He will train her at Charter Oak Imported the foundation Hire of the leading trotting made the of 1801 at Evon at thiU ilate Orange coun ty one of tho loading horse cen ters the United Vancouver Aberdeen Spokane AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Saturday Columbus Minneapolis Toledo Paul 110 Indianapolis 8 Milwaukee Louisville KitiiMtts City Sunday Columbus Minneapolis Sscond Minne apolis Indianapolis Milwaukee Louisville Kansas City LEAGUE Saturday Blnghampton Cal led at und of Baltimore Kocliester Jersey i Newark Buffalo Second Buffalo PACIFUTOAST Saturday Vernon Oakland 4 10 Sail Francixco Los Angelei Sacramento ACCIDENT STARTS TOWARDS WEALTH Got Chance on Mound With Terra Haute and Made Good New Mor decal former star of the old and recognized at one time as one of the greatest pitchers who ever worked for a big league baseball Is all through now as a great As a baseball romance Browns history stands His rise to fame as a big leaguer was once he shook the shackles of the minors from his but if it hadnt been for a twist of fate Brown would have gone through the minors a third It was with Terre when that city had a club in the ThreeI league that Brown awakened to the fact that he was a When an accident happened to a flock of he was requlstioned from third base and sent into the with such effect he surprised the natives by win ning his Frpm that time Brown was a hurler of He never had signed a con tract from Terre so he signed with Omaha the following Pat then managing the Louts purchased get ting himself into a scrap with the Terre Haute club which still claimed The claim was settled for and shortly afterward Browu was traded to the Chicago Brown remained un til he was traded to He refused to report to the and Garry Hermann made him a free agent when Brown jumped to the Brown managed the Louis before he finished wth biff league baseball and finally drifted to the American His so journ as a star was bril liant and measurably but he leaves a record behind him that will be hard to touch for years to Hie battles with Christy Matthewson when Matty was star of the Giant will live in baseball history for years to face to face with the mystic Before Doyle wont to Florida last hie baseball days were about and ho hud his ticket bought for ahaven of rest for aged Lar ry didnt want to but wanted to come back to the so he hunted up the Florida pool that Ponce de Leon fell down And look at Larry today Then im agine where De Leon Doyles re juvenation is easily the sensation of the baseball If the major leagues know they will send all their players down to DoyloH spring in Florida next Some of the players really ought to be sent before next PROPER POSITION ESSENTIAL Individual peculiarities have a lot to do with the position a roan assumes preparatory to firing a rifle or Any one who has stood back of a line of men shooting at the traps must certainly have been impressed with the often ludicrous positions some shooters strive to get into before they coll Because Individuals vary so much it is very hard to lay down hard and fast rules for the proper position with any particular type of Yet one can always tell the beginner I by the awkwardness of his position I and also by the fact that he keeps changing from shot to Making due allowance for the build of the the position for trap shooting should be one that can be as sumed quickly and with A heavy built man with considerable muscles about the shoulder usually places the of the gun directly against the A thin how will often find that he will suffer less punishment if he holds the butt of the gun farther in on the pad of muscles which become tense when the gun is held STOPS SAUNDERS Local Boy Made Vancouver Col ored Lad Quit in Sixth at Blairmore U will come somewhat as a surprise to local fistic funs to know that Leth bridge has during the past couple of winters produced a boxer who could go out and win against an older and more experienced opponent in a real battle in the squared On May 24th at Blairmore Kid Stafford stacked up against Young a Vancouver colored and after six rounds of fierce milling he stopped his Stafford went after the dusky one from the first and wore him down in real ring There was a big crowd present and the Lethbrldge has been asked to perform at Blair more again on July Stafford received practically all hia ring training in Lethbrldge and has boxed in numerous preliminaries dur ing the big bouts of the paot two sea FINDS FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH Doyle What Ponce de Leon Looked For Larry Doyles name ought to go down In history as ono of the worlds greatest Lurry spent a tow weeks in Florida last winter and discovered fountain of perpetual while way baqk in the 16th century Ponce Ue Leon spent several vacations In Florida looking for the same fountain and couldnt find The children in school road all about Pomie Ue who failed to locate the and yet there isnt a word in any of the histories about who executed a Sherlock Holmes Momcwhero iu tbteflpjfculeg aud came PLAY BASKETBALL It has been in round that soldiers in the American military training camps par ticipated in organized basketball alone last according to compila tions made from the reports of camp athletic directors to Joseph member of the war depart ment commission on training camp activitlea In charge of camp athlet This Raycroft does hot apply to the rank and file who have played and who would bring the number much nearer which means that more men have taken part in com petitive basketball this year than ever Game Well Raycroft has been struck by the widespread popularity of basket ball in the The choice of ed ucative and competitive games for the Holdiers In he is based primarily on their rela tionship to military This Ida is but it does not nec essarily minimize the iccreatlon Basketball is such a Al though limited in team this fact alone makes it exceptional ly It Is a game that re quires a keen coordination of tho physical and Distance must be gauged to a nicety and every ef fort must be correctly Such a training enables a soldier to retain and exercise his wlto and inventive faculties under the most trying clr and the consequent body punishment he receives creates in him a disregard for casual FLOUR MILLS Pnojn1 an the regular seven per cent on pre ferred The report rontinuea in tlio yjjar 1916 and 1017 substantial war tax reserves worn set aside hy the companies making the largest Contingent accounts have been op ened Accounts of unprecedented amounts were set aside in 1917 al though the report points increas ed production in 1916 and 1917 entail ed a larger reserve for Dealing with flour production the report says that the Ogilvle Flour Mills Company produced In 1917 about one fourth of the total amount pro duced by nine of the largest com The Ogilvie the report the Ogilvie Flour Mills Company Is not by any means in a position to mon opolize the manufacture of flour as three other companies of the first rank producing over million bar rels of flour annually and five com panies of the second rank producing between and one million bar rels of flour a Nevertheless the annual increase in production by this company has been KO much greater than that of any other company that It holds a towering position among its The production for 1917 was about one and onehalf times greater jhan that of its largest competitor ami the receipts from sales in dollars were about twice as large as those of any other In it is a magnificent couraa in Equipment Outside of these the simple equipment required for bas makes it an ideal camp as it may be played in the a a well as under In certain camps the courts have been strung with lights and matches played outdoors at i SERVICE STATION HENRYTDENN Proprietor All Makes of Batteries Charged and Repaired 311 7th Street Phone 16 Auto Tires OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous HayWood ReTreading and Repairing By Experienced Workmen All Work Guaranteed SPECIAL EQUIPMENT FOR RIM CUT REPAIRS RITCHIE 208 13th OppN Ellison How Many Old Tires Did You Change When Out Driving on Sunday Replace those old casings with new We are headquarters for all the best makes and sizes BAALIM MOTOR Do Not Forget to Leave Your Old Tires and Tubes in Our Red Crow HOME OP TH6 CHEVROLET OF UNION BANK HARBV ;