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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGF. THREE THE LETHBRIDCE DAILY HERALD TUESDAY, MAY 29, 1917. 'BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus ENiENIN 5Hfo THE HE LIKEO SO OLD DEA.O-THA.T AN Youth Demands and Wins its Pound of Flesh; Welsh Loses Titleto Young Blood New May Leonard, of Nsw York Is today the lightweight Champion of the world- He knocked out Freddie Wclah. of England, holder of the litle'since July 7, 1914, In the ninth round of a ten round bout at New he had driven Welsh lo the floor four times In that round. II wax Leonard's fight Ihroughout and when he put tht shilly champion awmy he scored Jils consecutive knockout In at many weeks. McPart- land stopped the bout when Welsh was-hanging helplessly on the ropes. In Lconard'E corner- It was a technical knockout and will be credited as such. The world's champion 'is the first. New Yorker whs has won this title, Leonard wai born in New York In 1897. Jack McAuliffe, who In the'early'nineties, was born In it was not for ninny years 'aftcrwar'di that the consolidation.of the adjoining boroughs IncludeH Brooklyn In Greater New York. Welsh won the title from Willie Ritchie, on a decision at London, England, July so that the deposed I campion has held title almost three 'Last night Leonard, who scaled the lightweight limit of" 133'poundt, was In splendid physical condition when he entered the ring. Welsh, also. in.fine shape, weighed 394 pounds more than hit opponent. From the first tap of the nong, Leonard was the aggresior and.while Welsh cleverly blocked many of'Leonard's punches the younger man scored heavily with, swinging lefts and hard rights to the stomach, and ribs. Occasionally Leanard got his right over to the h'tad with fairly good effect and stung'his opponent' fre- quently with swift-left jabs and hooks to ths face and jaw. boxer and clever ring general protected his jaw during the early rounds, but as the fight progressed he showed signs of weakening from the heavy body punishment. As Leonard left his corner at the beginning of. Hie ninth and ffnaf round his manager, Billy Gibson, "Now Benny, give him iVerythfng you have and the new champion obeyed instructions to the He rushed Welsh mlo the own corner, landing rights and'lcfts. Then Welsh worked his way along the ropes until he backed into Leonard's corner and went to one knee there from a right cross to the jaw. Welsh- was up In a secQYid, but held the rope of Lhe ring only to g.o down agaln'm a similar manner.: When the Englishman struggled to his feet at the count of three for the third time, Leonard met him with a shower of "lefts and rights. 'Welsh hung helplessly on the ropjs and was in danger, of Ihrougfi lo the. floor outside of the ring when the referee interferred slopped the bout to save the former champion from tjyrther punishment. McParUand did not attempt to count out Welsh and the British boxer's claimed that he, should, have dine "so, but the Referee refused and after aisisllng some oT them, to bring Welsh In his corner McPartlsnd left the-ring. -In the meantime, a score of Leonard's friends Jumped Into the rini nd carried Leonard out of the buHding to his quarters. At soon a Leonard was able lo get an opportunity to speak he said, "I am very glad that at last'I have won'the championship-. I felt confident thai I was Welsh's master, and now l.'ve proved it, 1 am nol going lo wait for conscription for as soon 5s I get through with my engagement to box Joe Weltti at Philadel- phia next Monday-night 1 will Voluntarily enlict in the United Stales army and do my bit. Just at lime it ii doufaty gratifying to me that I have brought, the chimplortKhip back the U. 5 Kansas City 3, 7, 2; Minneapolis 'o, 4, 1. Milwaukee -j, 5, SI. Paul 11, 1, Toledo find Columbus, postponed, rain, 'NORTHERN n, 11, 3', Korgo-.Voorc- head M, 13, -i. tt'arrcii and Mtnot, nodlppncd. rain, AMERICAN Boston Chicago..... Now York ClGVplnnil St. lion Is Washington DclroU..... Won. 22 27 IS Lost. 10 11 JS 21 20 ,23 KG. .551 .533 JOn ,533 .315 All games ialn, NORTHWESTERN ill Spokane, 10 B II, D, Dullc anil Vancouver, tcama trav- Tacoma and Oieal Fulls, learns (ravelling-. On Saturday aHcrnoon the school played return matches of root brill and basketball with (he Lelft- brldgc school. Lelhliridgc successlul In bolh cvcnVs, tho boys who played at Ihe athloiJc park win- ning 2 li 0, and Ihe girls playing a I he Central school grounds twlng vic- torious vitli a score of T to 6. Al- Ihough llic Umc Rpcnt In (he cUy short Ilic vlsllors were welt cnlcrtatri- etl from the rniuulc ihejr were met ai lie slMion until they were cscorlud back lo houra Ifllcr. TDSOD, "of the Chlnq H! WILL REVISE TENNIS RULES Vaguenest of Code Cauies Preildent G. T. Adet Act Vagueness in ruies of lawn tennis has rrequentlj" resulted in the pro pounding of knotty problems for ihe officials lo The farl that several of the Important" rules were so uncertainly worded as lo demand explanatory Inlcrpretatinn lias in- spired George T. Adeo, Ihe president or (he Untied States National Tennis association, (o appoint :i roni- imUec, ql Vhlch S. MerriView is chnlrmA'ri, lo carefully edit and re vUo the code. The surprising thing riaa several times been rcfcircrt lo lhal U was only by lacil understanding thai the service toll Is played on Us first bound. The rule mtkcs clear onl> thai Hie service may nol be volleyed nnd then, omits to stale whether 1 Hctmluger, Sr.. -Mrs. John T- Uennln- gcr Sr., Mrs- James O. nrldgc, Mrs Unice Cope, Mrs. Amos Peterson. Mrs. Myrilc rassey and Miss Laura Uirle Mr. -Michenc_r will speak in the opera house Thursday evening. This wll be Ihe only appearance he will make Sn ihe constituency1; and r (leleeailun from Cardslon is expected (o be in attendance. Jlr. Ployd Bradshaw, James TJ. Mer- cer, and Ray Anderson, sreul some lime in town lock up Sunday ev- ening, Tjut were aClcrwards rcleaseil on their own recognizance. A ser- ous ciisrgc may be laid against ihcm. t appeara lhat The parties above nentioiied got lour girls who were I under age, Inlo a couple un- der the pretence ol Joy riding around own, eventually wound up nl New Dayloii, where they were rejus- ered al'thc -hotel under assumed names. The parents of llifi girls spent a ntelil ol anxiety, nol know- ing whiihcr they had Rone, and had the town marshal and Provincial Police luisy on Hie case, about tbe Umc the parties returned Sunday ev- ening. Dr. J, M. Tanner will deliver a lec- urc in the Assembly hall Sunday ev- ening, ou'lhe war. Tanner's fam- Uiarity v.'ilri condilioiis in Kuropc. r.n-A his abilily as an'oratot die wivlt- ly known, and IIP generally has crowded house when he speaks in Magrath. Several auto loads' si Sunday school workers motored over to Ray- mond attend Iho monthly union meeting ot Ihe Taylor Slake. WHS decided at the meeting to discotilinuc the meetings on count of inc scattered condition of Iho StaVe, and hold local unions in Ihe different wards once H month. The Slrong-Dowler .elevator al Welling is nearirie completion. This will make (lie for 1 Veil- ing siding, and the ninth for Ihe Magralh district. -Miss Annie IMIller has returned ng things In general there Is small 'car of crops in general suft'crlag. Quite a few persons arc still break' ng Tor spring sowing, but. practically all ground seeded from now on will >c sown fn r-Jther oats or flai- So great has been the desire for exten- sive croppage that a few tractor out- fits ran night and day quite regularly 'or a few weeks and the result seems now lo be apparent In Increased acreage. ST. HILDA St. Kllda. May "oE the wheat seeding Is done (n thfs district and lite ground is being well soaked uy a Iwslvc hour rain. AVm. K. Beatllc reports having wheat up inches; which is expected lo bo one ot the besl crops of 19IT. BARONS Harons, May unusually worm weather last wcch and Iho early rains have to a large extent made up for Ihe lalcncss ol ihe spring and the crop oiillook flow la very encourag- ing. Most ol the. wheat is well oul of the ground and growing rapidly There is still a Email portion ol the cat seeding .to be done, the wet weath cr having caused a delay In coaplel ing the work. COALDALE Coaldale, May warm nins ot the past week have been Just wha we needed. The lop soil was becom ing baked and hard. The rains have reraedleil'lhis and drying off undei clouds has fcept Ihe top Irom harden ing again) The crops are as ahead as they have ever been Ibis time ol the year. The pasture" am he prairie is growing raridly. Phra peels were, never better for a crop TRAVERS Travers, May in the district Is nearly completed except n 'cw acres ot oats. Some are breaktnr sod and Diners putting-In the'crop The acreage will be about the sine as last year, yet a large amount wa: broken last year, and a great amoup to be turned over this season. Farmen realizing the bcneflt ot suunntr fallowing and sod ground and ar managing this alternately each' ia up a good way andisplend'd color; also the Rardens. With thes (requeoL rains and n week's warm sun shine, the wheat will cover the ground PINCHER CREEK. Pincher Creefc, May wea ther ol Uie pasl week has.not bee: favorable for seeding operations. I rained hearty every day and work 01 the land was almost impossible. possibilities (here were of any fnr tlicr spring wheat seeding were spo dissolved as showers anil cloud: weather have been (he order eve sines-a veek ago last Friday. Farm ers here are preparing to seed and barley now and the balance o what land is ready will be devoted t those grains'. MACLEOD. MacJcOil, Afay past T has been very favorable'for that was sown. Light showers an inshioe have had the effect o( turn- E tbe fields lhal a week wcra st the natural soil color, toflay are. howlng a beautiful jreen Kith every rospcct lhal the needed crop will ba reward of Lho tillers of (he soil, "rom all parts of the district favor- tie reports are received. The prwrlo now wearing her green suit, which, akes Iho smile of the- Elockraen rave, aud Ihe dairymen rejolcta at beginning of another busy and rosperous season. LOMOND. Lomond, May fleldi of lack a few weeks ago are now dress- d In green, rewarding the farmer or tils labor. The general crop out- lok could not bo better conglderiog ie lateness of Ihe spring, Thft round Is soaked now to a, good depth od Ihe EloollDg wheat, with a season. f Euosblnc will soou tha round, thereby mlmlmizlng tho vaporallon. Seeding his almost een. cotaplcfed. The farmers seeding are convinced that Ihe late wheat rill now ripen In.'.good time, and have iVen fresh are Increasing lieir crap area. Others have als on the burned stubble land and re now ploughing It under. Some a'rraers have experimented and haro ouml vtis lo bft a belter method lhau vorking (he laud previous to seeding. WE STOCK BRANTFORD, CROWN AND STANDARD BICYCLES. Fitted with Dnnlop Traction Tread Tlrea and beat throughout. Prices from 140.00 to cash or eauij terms- Second hand cycles always la slock. Repairs and acceworlaB. Lethbridge Cycle Co, 110 Fifth Street 8. At Ihe concTuslon of the games, which la to be played on tho' first or the four- wore witnessed by large crowds ofjtcenlh bound. In recent ycarssEn ex- rootcrs, who kejit things lively with plahalory nolc H.I constllutcc Ihcir school yells, refreshments were served al the Ufgli school, WAR WILL NOT AFFECT POLO IN UNITED STATES In llio event of vtir, any the lead- ma keep game going through the comlnR siim-l mcr, nil Ihc.anmnl a fin Irs being lir.ld the vnrlous Rnrllona ot Ihe country. Tills iilaii Is maile oljjcct of kocplng pn'mn of the ponies In trim and lo develop aoino of Iho yonngcrjilayorfl, who In Umc may be able to 3d into Intcrnallonnl events, which cVcnl the most pesslm- hllc of polo men say will-be resumed tho war ends. This IB doTdil- INTERNATIONAL lo rr, 7, 2; Montreal 3..C. 2. -PACIFIC COAST Xo samcs In Lho C-40 Lc'rig n violation ban appeared following the fool fault rule, and tlie closing chap- ter of Ilic annual LflWJi Tcnnts Guide Is devoted lo several pages ot "De- cisions Doublful Pohits." Wllli the prospect o( war seriously tnrlBllliig Ilic Feason of lonrnamenls cliamploiislilpa the. opinion pro- veils lhat It 1a n most acasonablo lime for Ilic complclo overhauling and siiniclng up of (he moss-grown rules. Strangely enough. It has been discov- ered lhal In nil the rules Micro, Is not a word (hat accurately describes llio chief Implement ot the racquet. lAktvlso them ig nothing thftl Indicates wlial mlsM U Its Uw fal or tt'filawfnl. latler brought out an amusing ruKng which it Ion Ifbhtf niitl rioilotj; The Mlllbnrn m01 id Hplmont, Morgnn Hclniont, C. C. UnmBcy. W. T. Hazard. W. A. And. many others would not be ahlo[ lo play. certainly lie he dowm over tho long weak, showing of his teftm and Is certain that before rerj long1 Robbie will hfcre hl.i men In the thick of Ihe KIM! ou lop, loo. irom Frovo, bun, wnere sne has al-tomled the Brigham Young Unlver-sUy llio pasl Mrs. Kmesi Searlc has also returned nftcr Eitend-ng tne wlnler fn (ho Druggists are all getting ready for the question about Shave June r i Read This AND PLEASE DON'T FOBGET'WE APIE AT YOUH SEHVICit, (TO PLEASE, THANK YOU.) Your fires We i mm to lln< up your and place on new without coil to you, And. for Mleellon we hive Gopdycars, Dnnlops, Maltese Cross in any size. Heavy Chains ANY SIZE YOU WANT AND PRICES RIGHT. BAALIM MOTOR CO. RACK OF UNION MNK HAMHT ;