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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta -.SIX, I  THE LET.^mRIDCi& DAILT HERALD^ !B;RINGING UP FATHER MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4; Iftlg By Gi M^ManusliBRITKH t H WAS SULLIVAN WORLD CHAMP? RING RECORDS PROVE FIGHTER'S CLAIM. (By Roliert Edgreii.) ,iiirn8., London Prize Ring rules, to.a itniah, hare knuckles, for the heavyweight championship of the world and a 910,000 aide stake. This was on July 8, 1889. Sullivan was long past his prime, but although near defeat several times he ontclasaed, Kilrain and stopped him in 75 rounils.- Thls was the last hare knuckle chatttptonship bout ever held. Sullivan was the nn'dlsputed heavyweight champion under London Prize Ring rules. He had beaten two English champions during his tlnJe- Mitchell and Alf Greenfield. This Greenfield, by the way, can^e over to fight SuIlKran in 1884; when gallivan was at the top of his form, and-iwas knocked but in Madison Square Garden irf two rptirnds. He had also knocked out American fighters, who bad beaten English champions, had Icdocked out a champloji from the '.Antipodes and Had beaten all the best men in this country. Invincible at One Tlmt To clinch his, claim to supremacy SnlUvan travelled all over America in 18g3-4 with an open challenge to all comers and imocked out all who came up to meet him from Atlantic to the boxers, who are imder contract to Jimmy Dougherty in Philadelphia, are said to be restive over the delay in the Quaker City and may acciSpt Cur-lny's ptte.c. ? LONG TIME IN BASEBALL ? * o (Special to the Herald) Fernie, JJov, -3.-The influenza epidemic stm la raging bfere, with tout slight indications "bi abatement. It -was soon found that the emer^ gency hospital at the Napanee hotel would he inadequate to take caro of the rapidly increasing list of people needing Immediate care, and Victoria Hall, across the street was requisitioned, and a woman's ward fitted up. There are about twenty cases now comfortably housed there, and more beds and cots are being installed; It was found that still other quarters would have to be prepared and the Kings Hotel, next door to the Napanee, was taken over this morning and patients are beginning;to -arri-ire at that place. All told; theres are now over two hundred patients being cared for at the thrbe. adjuncts to the Fernio Hospital, and;iia";tljat Hospital, all under the supervlj^ion pt Matron Langly who is prb-vin^ an orp^iijzer of the first class. -T'pTb-ijress mail shQ states that no better^jor^inpre efBcWht help could be found atfj^h.eif�itliiiaU'aa come to her asijiBtancie" in every department of the arduoliirwt)Tk in hand; With nearly all her trained nurses down with the influenza,, or with o^-or-Work.- she still has ,wlU(as.--TOlunceers to come forward to fill't'h'fe'Vacancies. Her greatest difficulty iidJt obtalnlhs trained-nurses to assist the volunteers in the work. It nmat bo mentioned 'to th* credit of the'Smer^ency cDmmitt,eeB, that the fine organiization 'which h'as^sprtih'g up over iifght,- has been almost exclua-vvely 'the .work of these '.vohinteers, (he doctors having so miich to do'that they - could;;lend but sHghtvald.V' Dr. Coi-san arrived from Vanj^ui^pr ^Jrlday night, which was a verj^/great rslM to Dr. Asselstine, who tp'r;'tiiree;day8 had' been alone. Dr. Bpnn'ell ha,V)ng succumbed to overwork,'and bff-^dtfty since Thursday. ? ^y''"]  Dr. Workman, at Cdkl" Creek/-"':J8 still down with the infliiiSn'za, leiiVlng all the work In that camp.to the care of Mrs. Workman, whii luaia bat aUjifht conveniences jjfor caring tor-the many patients in that camp. , ..; Serious Accident Mrs. Dr. Saunders, who was coming I'to Fernie to assist tho Workers hare, met -a^ith a distressing accidi^nt when nearing town in an auto driven by Mr. Clarige, one of the wofker.s on the force Lore, when the,carjefi the road upon a sharp curve, turning turtle and imprisoning both of them under the car. 1 Mr. Clarige was not seriousJy hurt and soon extricated himself and got Dr. Saunders out of the trap. They were brought to town, and after spjnd- columna. Everybody is willing to do anything In their power to alleviate the suffering, and the whole army of volunteers are working with a harmony that is most gratifying. The number of deaths to date, from Influenza or pneumonia Immedlntely foUpwing an attack of the former, is surprisingly small in comparison to the Wide spread- of the epidemic throughout the town. The list 6f those who have died here, is.as follows: Mrs'. George Welsby, wife of Chief of Police Welsby; L. Aguletto; Mary Costanio; John M. Relanger, brake-man on the MiF. and 31,; �. Casola; OopenhagenV T'hursday, Oct. 31.- _ _ _ The Germftn' Socialist organ, Vor-Mike Kublik; Mr. Hardy- an elderly a copy of which has been re- man who was partially paralysed, and Mrs. Terris, mother of Mrs. Welsby, who died today in the Femle hospital, after but two or three days suffering from influenza, following a cironls case of bronchltlB. The days of coa-valesclny of the first suffererF has arrived but with these days comes the caaos relapsing into pneumonia, and more' deaths are expected natll the crest of ths epidemic has been passed. Amsterdam, ' lifov. 8.-the' Berlin Vossische Zeitnng cOnteins a drama-; tic account of the, Jtssa^^s^nation of: Count Stephen Tiszaffdriner premier, of Hungary.At wlx 6'clofck in the;| evening -three ilQl.diera..in]raded Tisza's resld^ce and ]^>'eeeifted th'emselvesil in the drawing room.Count Tisza with his wife and the Countess Almas si advanced to mee'^ the Intruders, asking *hat; they %nnted. "What have ;you in your hand?" a soldier, demanded of Tisza. Tisza replied that he held a revolver. The soldier told him to put'it away, but Tisza replied: "I shall not. because you have not laid aside your rifles." The soldiers then requested the women to leave the room, but they declined. A soldier .then addressed Tlslia as follows: You are respohsibte for the destruction of millions of people, because irou caused the war.'.' Then raising their rifles the soldiers shouted: "The hour of reckoning has come." The soldiers tired three shots and Tisza fell. His,last words were: "I am dying. It had to be." The soldiers quitted.the house, ac companied by gendarmes, who were' employed to guard the hous^. celved hjore, bitteMy attacks the Austrian ompBTb* in- connection with Count Andrasay** appeal to Secretary Lansing for au armistice. The newspaper. ^ay.sNapolQott understood how to surrender With .dignity, but that Emperor Charles ,standi hat in hand and begs .for fair weather. The neiRrspaper says Andrassy'a note betrays nb underaknding of the fact that a throne by President Wilson's grace can not be a throne for a real ruler. "The VprwAorts ae.ys that it is a matter of >no inipbrtance whether Emperor Charles saves hliuBeU, in.vlajv ol the greater ({ueatlbns Involved, and that the Gertaan-Austrians will order their owil affairs. "When misfortune came to us," says the newspaper, "tho Austrian Itaiser hufrled to get American assurance for his crown, but the hearts of the Austrlaa-Germans remain with us."  Mankger Hugh Jennings, of the Detroit Amorieans. completed his 28th , , , - ...^ aucceasivo season in baseball this fall, i night in the Napanee ^or-UntU 1�C7, when he ^became manager' Eency Hospital, it was found that Mrs. of the Detroit Americans, he was an;Saund^r3 was able to return home active player. He became famous as " shortstop of the Baltimore Nationals when they won the National League pennant In 1S94. 1S95 and 1896. Ttvo Birds WUh One Stone You have everything to gain and nothing to lose by the thrift that is involved'vf* the purchase oi Victory Bonds. You serve Canada's need and you draw good interest. t; BUY VICTORY BONDS :Q|F MOTOR PARLORS, LTD. "TME HOUSE OF SERVICE" y//y////y//j'/////X/y^/jV/^y////y/^,_ Pacific. At that time there was no one in t.hi.s country or anywhere else who queatioaad Suliivan't right to be called champion. In Sullivan's time boxing was practised only, in America, England, Ireland and Australia. Other countries has not yet taken up the sport. So in beating the champions of the boxing countries Sullivan was a real "world's champion." As for Peter Jackson of Australia, and his unaccepted challenge to BuVi llvan. Peter came .along when Sullivan's fighting career was practically ovfer. Sullivan was a complete phy sical wrepk from dlsBlpaticnj He fought only once more and- that was when he fought his first championship battle with gloves with Jitn Corbett at I Nev Orleans. Sullivan was in such physical, condition before that fight that he couldn't pven run on the road. He depended upon being able to land one nf his knockout swings on Corl-ptt, within n ronnd or two'. Corhctt d.anced away and made Sullivan mlssi until ared with previous years. This la.the'tulInB of the fuel controller after cbnsultitlon with the adpsinistrators' for' the ''provinces of pntarlo and Quehec, These administrators have authority to aay what proportion of last year's tonnage may be supplied any dbnsumer within their respective provinces and their ruling will apply to people ordinarily using six tons a year or under, as well as to those using larger tonnages. . The fuel situation, critical ever since the beginning of the war, is now pouch aggravated by the influenza epidemis which has adversely affected the output of the mines and the transporta-tipnJof their coal. This, coupled with flhortage In the amount of anthracite coal allotted to Canada, baa made it necBB.'^ary to take action as above iodioated. � With the Canadian Forces, Oct. 30. (Via London, Nov, 3.)-(By ,T. F. B. Llvesay, Canadian Pr6s8 Correspondent.)-The Canadian corps' line remains unchanged on the western side of the Sqhpldt, Owing to floods Valenciennes 'is ^ practically impregnabla from attack irom the north,^ where our men, holding one of our headquarters, .occupying, a beautiful cha-'j teau, came in for veiy heavy strafing, being forced to spend four hours in the cellars, -while the enemy toppled the houBBir Paom) Americans, ., . �. The advance of Gen. Perahlng'rf troops has reached the little lake la the centre of Bellval wood. On the extreme right, the Amorlcanfl advanced north of Montmigny-devant-Sassy,  From there, the lltie ran -toward the Mouse river, German Activity. Paris, Nov. 4.-'The .Qermans maintained activity with their artillery and machine guns throughout the entire night on the 15-iftile froiit on tha Alane between Rethel and Semuy, according to today's war report. The French 1st army, during. th� month of October, in the flgtattng on Olse front, took 10,800 prisoners, 113 cannon and 1,600 maclitne guns, th� statement announces. The text' of the statement reads: 'iNorth of tha Serre a rrerich patrol penetrated into the Pargny wood and captured 100 prisoners. "The activity ot the German artillery and tnactituo guns was maintained during the night on the whole Aiani front between Rethel and.Semuy. "During the mbnth of October, in the course of incessant fighting, in which the Ist army was engaged on the Olse front it took 10,800 prisoners ot whom 204 were offlcers, and captured 113 cannon, besides l,60q machine guns and considerable material." Activity of Airmen London, Nov. 4.-Railways and alp plane hangars in the region of Met? were attacked today by the Brltlsli independent air force, says an official statement issued this afternoon. The statement says: ''Today we carried out heavy at tacks on the railways-in'and (uround Saarburg. One squadron attacked Buhl with good results. Hits wdro ob talned on the near hangars. All oui machines returned safely." Whole Front, Moving Forward Roine, Nov. 4.-The Italian state' ment reads: . "The whole front is moving forward. Between the Astico and Tonale, ths formidable Austrian lihcis have been passed by Italian advanced guards The 7th army is descending fi-om Ton. ale into the Vermigllo valley and as-cQnding the hollow of Quldlcarlei and crossing the ridge from Monte Parle to the Riva basin. The Ist army is advancing from the slopes bt Monte Alttsslmo and from Mori toward Rlva. "Mori was defended by hostile rear-guards for along time, but the eiiemy was overcome in house-to-hpuse'fight-IjUg. An assault detachment, an-d an Alpini group broke, In a rapid and brilliant attack, the .enemy .barrier forti-flcallons in the Lagariiji^ valley � and in the 'neighborhood '! ^bl Mori a'nt) laiihched an-sttaok W'>tbe lett'iaiiiik'.di' v the Adlge. They entered Rovorto, I'captilring several hundred ^prisonere and deciding the fate bt:-the detach-menta who; had defended, tbe cliy to the last. The forces retiring from the Pasublo and from Col. Salntb are be-In^ hard pressed. "Squadrons have been launched toward: Trent. Beraagllerle have carried Grlso and broken the detenseB is thd-Passo della Borccla, bpenli^ the Terragiiolo valley. Other columns art penetrating the mountains betweel the Pbstna and ABtico valleyB. Monta [.Campomblon and Monte Varen� (northeaat ot Asiago) have' been passed." \ Geo. A. Elliott, ft member, of the Manitoba bar, hut who had not yet been called to the Saskatchewan bar, died ^t Reglna. 'FLU BAD IN PARIS. Paris, Nov. 4.-During , the wflek ended October 30, there were 126i deaths caused in Paris .by the influenza epidemic. During the previous week, 880'deaths were attributed to the malady.' Of those who died, -146 were males and 817 females. Nine hundred of.'those -who died were persona between 20 and 50 years of age. SUBMARINES AS IRON CLAD CRUISERS Copenhagen, Nov. 4.-The Bibe Stifts TIdaude ' says it learns that German engineers ]}ave constructed submarlneB as iron clad crulserB, They are 340 feet long and ot about 2000 tons. The vessels cMtS 80 men In their crew and are afmbd witli 26 torpedoes,' twp 15%-centlmetro guns with 2000 shells and iwo 8,8-centimetre guns. * Buy tU^ Vic tor y Bonds . You Can . . Central Garage Old Roller'Rink, cor.'drd St, A, 4th Avenue S,i Letl^brldQe W. H. POWLINQ W. 8. COOK SERVICE STATpi; Attention, Motorists Your battery niseds �^^bry careful attention during the cold weather. Call Our Service Department and we will send for yoiu*. battery and atore same during the winter at rdaBonable rates at our up-to-date Battery Station. 311 7th Street a; Phona �1� I MYbur Radiator Freezes Use Johnson's Fsreezfe-Proof. We recommend it. BUr VICTORY BONDS AND BEAT THE B0CHE8 BAALIM MOTOR Co. 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