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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta l^ch Boxer is Not Fat- ; *T!Tigh�ngBiM"McCabeHas-Wrong Dope "BlU" Mao Kae In tie SpokeBxaan Review. tbe Ceori^s Carpentier stories thongbts. He became excited and did rmm qoit coming to America? The sting the I^enchman, but it -was Car-, latest sent from over tbere is that -Oaorges, the famous Frencdi la boxe, :1b ;*ald to i>e throngh becanse he is ifvHing lilt- No less .anthorltr than; the,fVench-soldier fighter. Then he .��� ^Tlghtlng BiU" McCabe of San feinted the Washington soldier until Tuttle and now Major Lowery, knowing that Sergeant Williams had boxed ^ a little''With men in the company and wishing to have a representative In the meet, persuaded Sergeant Williams to meet Carpentier. ' Sergi^nt Williams was awkwai(d. He wa^' jnst ap ordinary husky ishap" with the heart of a lion. He knew nothing about landing a punch,.but he'had that which makes every-Amer-ican.'go through- ierve. Carpentier was ,told that Sefg^t Williams|Vas not�, fighter and knew less than lipth-inic about boxing; The story had. it, that Sergeant WilUams tried to slip4 one over on the clever Frenchman.! Nothing was farther from his' Yankee naval boxers will fare in the Wells and Wilde Are Only English Battlers Expected to Giye Trollble other side who compares 'with him, although great reports have been sent out lately about Crique, the French bantam. Taney Lee and Tom Noble are among the best of ttio British bantams, Herman might also enter the teatlierwelght class, as he Is best i around 122 and could easily stand to j give away four pounds-126 being the British leather limit. They have no lightweights on the other aide to compare with Richie Mitchell and Joe WelUng, the latter of the easterli njftal' branch, and iMltchell of Greaf^keSi pommander John B. Kaufman and also Lieutenant Commander Jack Kennedy are both sure Mitchell will clean up In the lightweight divisionr,Charlie Hard-castle is one of the be^t^Btiltish light-j weights, but lit is not known whether he will be 8b?entry or not. No Eaay PicKlngi for Cal Cal Delaney will have harder picking in the welterweight class, for Parades, Effigy Burning and General Pandemonium in The South Town. SpeculaUon is rife as to how Oxe'^J^^'l f'll'*^ XTJ">,���i ^^''^ welters and also British, However, interallied tourn-ament to be held at J^l ""'^t ^.^^^^^l '"J^^ _______the National Sporting club, London. ^ ^"'^^J" ;i�/'L,!5�*^ pentier-s own fault. He was careless December 11 ^d 12. Jor prizes put up : iTflf ^7^� fhi^^vinv^ itllt and got in too close. The clout ihat by King-George, says Tom, Andrews. T^fi^ w.fh w,rT nhJ^L^n^f Sergeant'WlUlums put over rocked There are many good boxers in the f5,*'� ^^^\,^*'Sr�fi?^.T?�M�.h' fi.� KS�-,�, n�t,-� fc� TTnifPii Rf^to.. riairni n^vy, and Dennis O Keele of the -Itaaciaco, now connected with the limited states shipping' board, for ' '^jTlme bwkn't ;come that memoiy has .'tim to _the contrary, but memory will :' Jibt >rlng to the surface a recoUec- he was as wide open as a gate. Carpentier then laid one over and i( was curtains tot the sergeant. Sergeant WiUlamB was In no condition to box. He iwis fat in spite of his hard soldier training. The next day he was on i �re i>rettyi^�re of two prizes-the fly- United States naval service and the , . t , i-, i. . chances are that your Uncle Sammy ^'"^^^ \l\ sreat one for will carry off the bulk of the vrhel, lll^^'^^^^.^i^^^l J^^?.h^f " what will if past performances are to count fori��"�^ ^^^'^ matches, anything. It Is not known just at this time * what boxers the various allies will enter in the tourney. The British tton'of anything that "Fighting Bill" tdeck, but he still felt the shaking up.!'weight and the heavyweight classes- yer did to gain a lastlngTeputationi^'^te arough; a tumble fight, well, j Bombardier Wells and Jimmy x^. ^.v- - rtii-vvT-- j � - i Wilde beiselected to represent'Hhem. fim says (iHvIhg the fighting parf '"''t) ha saw CarpenUer whUe pn. a lit to France, n Bill hadn't "siiw?' tier no one would have known itvBill had been-in France. Why bother, about Bill? l\ Eastern Writer "Sneers" pempsey Mlg^t Go Of coutie a man like &ok Demp- the iVfehchman would hot last Ci^pi^ntler Hak Not Gone Back J 'As a^ghter Georges Carpeniier h?s ; neither gone back nor has he allowed But himaaf to grow fat. FightiiC^Ul's statement to the contrary. ,Maytie BUI had after the war visldhs/ He ^^A short tlina ago a thimble-bralned! iibus Itojd. San Francisco, you know, porting writer from the east sneered' and anything screwy, whether it takes 's clever and can hit, at a boy named Williams whom Cfar- year or two,years to Incubaita, may'never weather the storm when Demp-'er knocked kicking at a field "omei from thia Golden Gate city." To sey began cutting loose with his body meet In France. This acril)e, Ife'- say, and have It go broadcast that Wows. B Williams happened to be 'i^'a ^*fP5�J^^^'|^J'*^,�^�^� **^^*^djwas allj JackHelnen of Chicago at the Great west - - - 1 1 �- LVe supposgi FflflO PROBLEMS (CONTINUED PROM FRONT PAGE) government' has addressed Itself to the presldent'Of the United States (Frrnn Our Own CcrrwiMmaatttl Gardston, Nov. 12.-At an early hour the news was flashed to Majoi' Brown that the war was ended. It Bouhded almost too good to be true, and few responded. Then the mayor received a message to the same effect. Could it -be possible; we trera tooled oncid before. To make It believable the Lethbrtdge Herald was cailod and the,newa confirmed, alid the town went wild. The Kaiser was hung, burhe^d, and buried. AH'morntng, whistles, bells; cans trumpeta, drums and imt^rovlBed band horns, shouts of hornh created pandemonium. Every car available paraded the streets, fill ed with cheering crowds. Stores, bank's, everything closed almost before the mayor requested ~lt. At two p.m. a grand anto parade, a mile Ibng, headed by the band on a truck, marched twice on inaln street and through the town; forming in front of the municipal offices. Here a short but tmpreB-Blve outdoor meeting XgUowed. Ohair-mail J. Y. Card for the mayor announced the speakers, Messrs. Z..W. Jacobs and Martin Woojf, M.P.P.; and al80.;,read a telegram'of gratitude to the amies and navy >ent to 'the lead- INIBPOISE^ ONTHE STREETS Lethbridge Celebrated Right Royally-^treetsv Crowded. With PjBople ' *fL^*^^^' be sent-ovsr. bift he la riot with tii^ requeit'to re-es'tabllsh peace', aWif.S-M?*'-^- ^� S^'**^^!*! T"� is-:meant to correspond | tog papers by Mtfyof'W. E. Plttifer. at,Plilladelp.hia. He could te enlisted .with--flie DrinclW the president al-! the meeting'wis adjonrned with ''God T w'^i?"'*^' ""IT/'' ^^^^^^ ialhCfeed. The aim was Save^ur^ln^nd SpS MeS," bht f.'""_fj�-�f5 jy.^",^: . to be a just consideration of all qucs-1 the celebration continued all dM and pioBt of the night. Never was Card-Bton more joyous or more thankfiil. but he � would , tlons in dispute, followed by a recon dilation of all nations. "Furthermore, the president declared he did not wish to make war on the coast, wrote what he mmit; but through with the fighting game.'! Lakes is a tougi Vroposit7onTor"rn7' ?mTd^^ osed was a "nice piece" for.t-J^onld make'a nice comeon, the way of the heavrweights outside of the : norT,.� man and then cash in. Bourse, that if he said nice about Carpentier and sneered the American soldier he would a hit with the French censor. I'Hwe is what happened at the field Iday meet. The meet was held at St. I mmovl, where the �st division wbb Eddie Grant .laan atationed. Willlims was a for-{France:( ^^er Spokane boy. He enlisted in the SiUensburg cavalry and at that tlme^ : "jHe was ( The Radiator Man Has Moved to 418 5tli ^ Streets. "I never thi German government has received tbe conditions of the armistice. ''. "After the blockade these conditions, especially the surrender of aiiy 'means of transportation and the sus-the i tenance of the troops of occupation would make it Impossible to pro'vlde Germany with- food and would cause the starvation of millions, all the more as the blockade is to continue. "We had to accept the conditions, think of Grant but I recall'5'!,'^^'' J^l^o of the Great I^akes. ibut feel it is our duty to draw the pre! �T in Texas, Where Edd'e ^^iT^^^^-l V ^?'' earnestlrto were �riding'him, 1 took a scrub team ness and might hold his own there, of Giants from Marlln up to Waco one jj reports are correct about the British flyweight, arid there is no reason to think otherwise, he will he hard to beat even with a handicap against him. '  Herman Should Win In the bantam'we.Ight class. Champion Pete Herman, who la In Uncle Sam'K navy, should have no trouble winning, for there is no one on the AUTO TIRES OP ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By the Famous Haywood Sy^tem RE-TREADING & REPAIRING By Experienced Workmen. All work guaranteed. Special Equip-ment lor Rim Cut Repairs. R.D. RITCHIE -lOS'lSth 8t a. 0pp. ElllBon Mllla spring and jfe were having a toughBritish flyweight, arid there time with the Texas leaguers. Grant trM playing third base and the crowd was 'on him' good and proper. "Finally, one weather beaten fan yelled: " 'Say, Yank, what's your name, any-how?'% � " 'My name?' replied Eddie, 'why yon ought to know it well. It's Grant. You ought to. remember my grandfather well. He was down in this conn-try fifty years ago and never lost a game.' 'ft thought those Texans would, rush us and break up the game, but Eddie pulled his lines so good-naturedly that they .laughed suad after that they laid off him." ' URUGUAY JOYFUL, ? Montvldeo. Monday, Nov. 11.-^A great pro-ally demonstration took place today In the Uruguayan' parliament. ' A bill �was pasahd declaring Nov. 13 a national holiday to celebrate the signing of the armistice betwieen the entente nations and Germany.  V the fact that the enforcement of the conditions must produce amongst the German people feelings contrary to those upon which alone the reconstruction of the community of nations can Test, guaranteeing a just and durable peace. "The German people, therefore, in this fateful hour, addressed 49 DEATHS AT ROSSLAND / Rossland, Nov. 11.- Two deaths occurred in Rossland on Saturday from Influenza. Mrs. S. J. Hackney, wife of the manager of the Star theatre, succumbed to the disease, leaving a day old baby. Two other children survive her. The other victim was Mr^. A. M. Betts, whose husband survives her. Mrs. Betts' only child,, an infant, died a few days ago. There were several more cases reported over the weekend but these were all of a mild type. Several old cases are.still in a critical condition. So far the' city, has had about ,48 dbaths with a total of about 400 cases. CALGARY IMAN'S DEATH Calgary, Nov. 11.-H. H. Kerr, former manager of the Hupmobile Motor them-1 Co., and youngest s6n of, I. K. Kerr of selves again to the president with the 'this city, died this inbmlig In Chicago request that he use his Influence with , of pneumonia. 'Mr. Kerr was on his tbe allied nations in order to mitigate these fearful conditions." way to Camp Taylor to enlist, wife, is very 111 In Chicago. His mutt And IEFF-JeCkiils two birds with each bcmeil (ill. JosT SLIP Twese PREPARE FOR WINTER DON'T WAIT TOO LONG b We have a good selectiop of Winter Good�: Robes, 3 Heaters, Engine Coyers,'Anti-Freeze/Chains, Dry "S CeUs. Wintor Oils. l;;iA|VE'HAVr'A COUPLE 1�P GOOD ip^^^ CARS FOR SALE AT m'&ra'lnfjHents'dbfved'.t'o'high^eih', the amuse^e^t.' ,} " " i : After thlkanqlttirbad beeh brought to a cldse the peo'iRe stlirthronged the atrecta, paraded ilp.^nd,down in their tars, ^to the "light of torcbefc7artd'the music ot'eyi^ry; Imaginable holsa pro; ducer procurable. ' A feature of. the evening, and the latter part of the afternoon was the Rotary Club Tolfce force, whose .aggressiveness resulted in\several hundred dollars in flnes being 'donated' to the soldiers kiddies ChriRtm^s treo fund. Chief Baalim has reason to be proud of hi$efljcient squad. Later in the evening the fire department turn-,ed' odt in full force on the two big trucks fronl No. IStatlon *nd paid the Vets a social call at their hlub rouma. They then proceeded to the residence of the Mayor whom they serenaded with patriotic songs. The city; band lidder the leadership of George Harper furnished the music throughout the day and was highly appreciated. They also were the important factor at the big dance in the evening. .- A.  , � There WBB aprpwdyism throughout the* whole celebration, everything being orderly and ^ood natured. Leth-brldge will not soon forget yesterday. BesIdeB the local, citizens there were several hundreds from the south country and district. BACK TO THE OLD OUTPUT, �Washington, Nov. 12.-Manufacture Of pa.s.sehger automot^lles after 'Jan.-1, the date fixed for the 100 p6r cent, curtailment, is 'likely to continue because of the sudden ,collapse of the war and the consequent expected lowering of the government's steel demands. This intimation was given-out today by the w^r industry boiard. X. (ficocltii to the H�ra1d) Maclebd, Nov. 11.-Maoleod lived up to her''reputation ))t oelebvating and the Kaiser would hive been jealous of the Maciiood citlsens coiilii he have seen or' oVen heard the greatest celebration' ever held in this 'OU historic town. The sun never rose, on a more glorious jihanner than the 11th Nov6m-ber, 1918, and brlnginr with; it the. deolarailon of peace tor not only the Huns and the allies but for the whole worldi "The beginning of a lastllhg peace tb'at means the beginnihg of a hew Avqrld from which'militarism is driven and in which it wllLhevcr again be tolerated. It did not take the people long to arrange for the celebration today Bhd at 2 p.m. sharp the platform. in fron^5 of the town hall wi(B filled .with the ministers of the chur^hOs the �Ialvat(6n Army members of the council. Batfl; took part in the, seryice of thanksgiving for this great day of peace to the. world, ehdltag "with the National Anthem, the tai'ado then started lead by the R. N. W. M. P., followed by the veterans In cars, then came the war workers, the Red Cross officers and their workers, following were the boy scouts. Theoe; fn turn were followed by smaUor boys with ' their boyi|h mottoe8"to Hell with the Kaiser," etc. Then followed the miles of cars In decoration: Farmers from all parts of th6 district coming In to help In this great celebration as almost every one has a boy' or relative at the front. Maoleod is a better towii today- than ever .tfetore In her history. REOCfCE WAR RISK INSURANCE, Washington. Nov. 12.-Treasury ad-; visors today recommended toASecre-tary McAdoo that oiir war rlsk^lnB^r-ance rates on htdla, cargoes and seamen's Uvea -be^ reduced 75 per cent. _ .......fmms:^ ciucn nmmt ten^tt tiniKVmnf* MAY LEMD, Central! Garage ALL KINDS qe'AUTO REPAIR WORK HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY STORAOE 'ACCESSORIES ' ~ BAT|aRIB8 , PHO^E 1023 Old Roller Rlrik, eer. 3ird St. A 4th Avemiue^S.,, Lethbrldoa H. bbwtiNG w.'8.'�6ok SERVICI STATION Attention, Motorists Your batiery| needB very careful attention I during the cold weather. ' CaO Qur Service lent and wis will send for your battery and store same during the winter at reasonable rates at our' up-to-date Battery Station. 811.7th Street 8. ' Phone 81� ,'. '��itiv';*'.: *>. ' .' is our Price for the Overhaiding of an^ 5r $1.00 per nibiith v/hile your car Is In Btorage. ' $5 Stdp! Look and Loosto! Buy Victory Bonds! BAALIM MOTOR Go. BACK OP UNION BANK UlftyEYOUR OLD TIRES AND TUBES IN OUR RED CROSS BOK ;