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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta 8, THE LETHBRIDGB DAIL? HERALD PAGE THREE HERALD SPORT SECTION LETHBRIDGE SPORTS AND AMUSEMENT CLUB CALL OFF WITTICHEN-HACKER BOUT llcporl Came Through Last Nighl That Wittichen Had Broken Bones in His Rather Than Take a Chance on Substi- j tilling an Unknown, the Club Make New Arrangements for Thursday Night. There'li lie a hot time iii liic old town tomorrow night; if yon don't believe it. rend on and be convinced. Brown, of the Lelhbridge Sports and Amuse-iComrovc.sy in San tr T.- T Arising Out of Some nv.-im- nient Club, in .1 phone conversation last mghl with II. r. L. BOWLING TONIGHT Brooks, sport culi'lor- of the Csilgary Herald, was informed thai Alabama Kill Wiilichen bid broken Severn! bones in his right j h ming Stunts Coi., N'ov. the girl swimmers hand whilst working oil I with Andy llussell, and that the injuries activity of the girl summers invent Witticheu from mee.inH Hacker in their scheduled San El tiT.-round "ju a! the Majestic Thursday night. The club was cisco has given rise to the inter- oD'crcd (r.subslitiilc to lake Wittichen's place, in tire person of (.til-ley but rather Hum lake chances on slipping a raw deal over on local loyal fans by introducing a practically unknown, the einb decided lo cancel Ihe main event, and in place of il, give the tarn a bigger run for Iheir money than ever, and at Ihe same time h_ a give Ihem a chance lo assist in helping along one oi the best ol j official iong connected with the hinds, viz.: The Herald Tobacco Fund Tor Ihe Tommies in Ihe trenches. Here's the dope for'Thursday niglil, under the new .schedule which has been dpiwn up, and Ihe program looks like a sure winner: The slar event will be a go between Young Ross, the boy who has made such a favorable-impression here wilh his clean, classy work, and Kid Evims, another comer in the light middleweight class. When Ross received word last night that Wittichen had gone back on his Lclhbridge engagement, he immediately signified !iis willingness lo chip in and do his bit on Ihe big benefit, with the rcsull Hint'the fans will have another opportunity to see this classy boy in action. Local fans are all worked up over Ross, and seeing (hat he has been matched wilh Ike Cohen, the only man who ever gol the decision over Billy Weeks, he can be relied upon to galher.mnny more supporters under his banner at the Majestic tomorrow night. Oilier boys who have consented lo appear in the big carnival fere-Frank-Mnntell, Charlie Jones, Kid Rossa, Billy Gordon, Lyle Fairhurst, Jimmy Lush, Frisco Kid, Kid Perdue and others. These boys will appear in some of the many preliminaries on tiie schedule. If present arrangements can be completed, some wrestling events will be staged. A big laugh is also in store in the two comedy events, the Blind Boxing Contest, and the Barrel Boxing Conical. To jolly things along, Lcn Brown and Cory Kaer will offer their lifleen minutes of fun in black and while. Several local vocalists will add a touch of harmony lo the pro- ceedings, and an orchestra will be present. To sum il all up, the night promises to be a big one in the annals of local sport, and a big crowd is sure to turn out. Populai prices will be. set, these being Ihe modest figures of seventy-five cents for any scat on the main floor, and fifty cents for any'seat in the balcony. The program will be clean all through, arid a cordial invitation is extended to ladies. It is hoped that the. fail sex will grace Ihe evening's fun with their presence. Now fans, let your byword between now and tomorrow night esting question: "Is the woman ath- lete more tenacious and determined in what she sets out to do in any line of sport than the male Attention has been attracted to the question For the reason tiiat two pro milieiit athletic experts are at vari: ance i" the matter. George James. Coast Athletic association, the local hranch of the national organiza- tion, takes the affirmative side of the argument, aid Cavill, swimming in- structor of the Olympic club, and one of the famous brothers who invented the Australian crawl stroke, takes a negative view. be: "Chip in ar tomorrow id Do Your Bil." Hit Hie trail for the Majestic md he sure to take a friend along vilh you Says Jame I do not think there are eight men in the 3SOO membership of the Olympic club who could swim the Golden Gate like those girls did." Sid Cavill replies: "I can produce eight members of the club who actu- ally have swum the gate, and can name n dozen who will do it any time At the Dominion Alleys to- night the second game of the City Bowling League will bo staged when the Giants will siack up against the Mercan- t'les The Giants' line-up is: Crawford, McPhee, Williams, Preisig and Evans. The Mercs will line up: Harmer, Mor- gan. Shover, Vradenburg ainl Andrews. The 'public is invit- ed. the event is arranged. Women ath- letes have achieved nothing in the past to prove the James theory. Ail the most eiacting ordeals of endur- ance and stamina on land and water have been unacted by men. Women have already done some big thinss and are playing an increasingly im- portant nart in athletics, but the sug- gestion that men are less tenacious in competition is preposterous." Cavill differs from the many who hold that women stand cold water bet- ter than men. lie contends that the power of human resistance to the ef- fect of cold water is a question of each individual case and that neither sex lias any superiority in the matter. -FOSTER OVERSEAS AGAIN Ottawa, Nov. George 1-3 Foster, minister of trade and com- merce, will leave again for England about the end of the present month. experts disagree, who shall that go with anything for victory, secret make the sport a power for harm." When decide? Here are two widely diverging opin- ions on college football as played to- day: Philadelphia. Nov. Dr. Charles H. Mayo, the famous surgeon of Ro- chester, Minn., regarded by many as the most distinguished of all the 1800 surgeons assembled here, declared in an interview' that football and baseball were the best of American sports. "College football is one of the best sports you could provide for the ath- letic development of young said. Dr. Mayo. "The well-rounded-out life needs athletic exercise, and 1 think] that by their attention to athletics the big colleges, with their careful train- ing system, are doing great good." Stanford University, Cal., Nov. Fay Lyman Wilbur, president of Stan, ford university, iu discussing the ques- tion whether the university shall give up rugby football and return to the You will have the lime of your life, and at.the same time be. the American game, said: means of helping lo send over some comforts [for I our boys in the trenches. a coach's game, and the byproducts V BOWLING Open Afternoons ...and Evenings... THE "DOMINION" BOWLING ALLEYS (Basement Dominion Building) is the kind the boys all like. It's sealed in a wax-wrapper. Air, moisture and dirt can't harm it. The chap with some Wrigley's to pass around is 'cock of the walk.' It's so refreshing and thirst- quenching. Send some of both flavors. The boys like after smoking and af ter c-40 .MADE IN CANADA Sealed tight Kept right Write Wrigley's Ltd., YV'rigley Bldg., Toronto, for free copy of quaint MOTHER GOOSE book. BILLY WEEKS IS BOOSTED J. J. Corbett Thinks He Will Soon Be King Pin of Middlewsights James J. Corbett has come out witli a prediction that the time is not far distant when "Billy" Weeks, the- Unit- ed States-born Canadian, will be the king pin o! all middleweights. The former world's heavyweight champion put on the gloves wjUi Weeks a few daj'S ago in Cincinnati and after a lively set-to pronounced the Canadian a marvel in the game fisticuffs. "If Weeks takes care of said Gentleman "ana strictly observes the rules of training that all successful boxers must follow, he wilt get to the top.. In Ills boxing he shows he has speed to burn, with a stiff punch in either hand and a for taking punishment. There is no question that he possesses the gamc- j question tliat lie possesses me game- sniiung ami seiniia I ness necessary to the making of a I delivered from the shift.1 champion. Weeks is able to make any or the 158 pounders go the limit now to get an even break.'1 Corbett while recognizing Weeks' possibilities did not hesitate to point out the Canadian's shortcomings in the boxing game. He pointed out sev- eral avenues to improvement, especi- ally in upper-cutting, timing, nf blows, shifting and getting force into blows MAJESTIC THEATRE, TOMORROW, Thurs. Nov. 9 Grand Sporting Boxing CarnivaS IN AID OF THE "HERALD" TOBACCO f UNO FOR THE TOMMIES IN THE TRENCHES Program will include the following events, in addition to others too numerious to mention- BOXING CONTENTS Young Ross vs. Kid Evans Lyle Fairhurst vs. Billy Gordon Charlie Jones vs. Kid Rossa Frisco Kid vs. Johnny Perdue And Several Other Good Bouts Wrestling Matches Screamingly Funny Blind Boxing Bout Barrel Boxing Several Dandy Vaudeville Ads Young Roas. the popular iocal boy, who will bo at the Majestic Thursday night in the' main go. Doors Open 7.30 Curtain 8.30 Sharp POPULAR PRICES: MAIN FLOOR 75c ANY BALCONY SOc THE WHOLE PROGRAM UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE LETHBRIDGE SPORTS AND AMUSEMENT CLUB. 1 CHIP IN AND DO YOUR BIT FOR A WORTHY FUND. LADIES CORD.ALLY INVITED COME EARLY AND GET A GOOD SEAT "Noio I'm fioppy t .I'ce got parcel ftomc fAroug Over-Seat Gut, but there was one totry ;