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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta The Sport Page DEMPSEY SHOULD HAVE GONE ON vf"-- i'!? NEW TORK, Nov, 26-Jack Demp; tbBy, the most formidable ccintender for Jess WiUnrd's hBsrywelght cham-j. j �lonship, either lacks common Eense or is in need of a ajanater who'can V .tUnk quickly. Although Dempse^ was ^'itte Victim ol a spiteful "tnune up" in i'Madlson Sauare Gar4en Saturday v^iight and didn't;box Joe.Bonds, he i'^Ibst a goldenoppdrtantty to make hint-;on Jce Jcasnettc, w^ho was maiicious-.ijly subsUtatM for Bonds, althouKh the ?i'i;latter � was present In fighttng togs. ' ;Jii|nrtheTmore, Dempsey probably would 'CtllUiTe b'eatCHt JTeannette .vltlt, coiunm-'.iniate easej inasmuch as the noted Col-^.ored ttebtef M 37 yeats old - uid has >elp the war charities. " S;: Tedmically Dempsey was ,ri|i|it. l� .iatlcldng to his agreement to appear LLIN1919 GREAT ENTHUSIASM R Si I � AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES - � VULCANHXD Br the S>mons Haywood Syitam RE-TRBAOING * REPAIRINQ By Bxperleneed Workmen. All wi^k snarutteod. Special BvdPf, aunt'tor Bim Cut Repalm. R.D. RITCHIE MS ISUi SL 8. OpPvElliMn Mills i ADVICE FREE We will a^Tlse yon re the care of yonr tadiator and do good work if repairs hre heeded at a minimum coat. ANDY "The Radiator Man" 418 Fifth -Street South In the ring with Bonds. This match was made early last week and was widely advertised, so that the public, when Jjuying high-priced reserved seats, .'iTew exactly what the managers ha't planned for the star attraction. Dempsey, before he was called into the ring, contributefi. $500 to the war fund. Then he stripped for action, prepared to live up to lus word othondn' As 'sbon as Dempsey climbed Uiroogh the ropes he discovered that, insteadu of Bonds! Jeamtette was ready to meet hihv Marplots and jealous soreheads who were anxious to discredit and embarrass Dempsey be-caose he h�d 'knocked out Levinsky in alrecent mill in Philadelphia were behind-this ''frame up" that resulted in thei'departiire of Dempsey, without puttingi,np4U8 hands,and also handed, another black eye to flie bbilng game. Tbere^was no excuse for Jeannette's ftppear��ce with a chjp on his. shool';,, der. The persons who induced him to ChiUInige Dempsey, in spite of the iSarden: managerfs plans, deserve to be cedsured for tactics Hhat had -a, lot to doi�rith the yepfeal'ot the ^rawlej'' boxing-law at this instance of Cover-no/ Wfiitlnan. Could/Have Squared Accounts in the RIno Itenipsey could have aquared accounts wltii his enemies by handing a beating to Jeannette. The Califomlan has proved his wonderful fighting ability by- knocking but Pred Fulton and ; IjeVlhsky; :alia by Whipping other al-' legfed heavyweight chUlengers. Jeannette'still, is a clever-boxer, hut he hevei: was much of a slugger, and in six rounds 'with Dempsey he would have '-been ""si:Tlarmless proposition. Pair minded sporting men do not be-llevs that Dempsej^ feared the negro, .who was exploited Saturday night as a result of petty grievances, but wh(in the Callfomian left the ring, after refusing to fight "an old man," he certainly lost prestige and popularity. It would have been a great pftrsbnal triumph fbr Dempsey if he had stopped Jeannette, in' spite of the -coICred loan^B; age, for Sb would have shown a wlUingnesB to fight at the, dron of the hat. The tendency to sidestep or .refuse' challenges for business reasons has injnired the boxing'game in this country. "There Ip too much com-ImeVcIallBfni, .whidh, coupled with a lack of sportsmanship and a desire to resort to sharp practice", is a tremendous obstacle in thfe path of new leg-IslaUon. ,Inacti\'ity Serious Menace to any Sporting Enterprise, Says Brooklyn Manager Wilbert Robinson, manager of the Dodgers, who is as close and wise a student of thn same tr* anybody associated with baiobail, -s of the opinion [that the major leagues sjhould operate in 1919 if cnly^ aj5 on ECt of self-protection. ' " . The writer ran acriss the rotund and happy leader of the' ^uperbas at the Plmlico race track the other day, and between his bouts with the "iron steeds," as the mutuels are hick-named, Uncle Robbie found time to STRASSBURG. , (Nov. 23.-The . re-occupatlon of Alsace-Lorraine by the French troops has been accompanied by .growing enthusiasm on the part of the population in proportion as the forces penetrate farther toward the Rhine, y Nearest to the old German frontier, the rejpicingMs greatest' and the manifestations most picturesque. After Chateau Salins, Metz and Saafe-burg, in, Lorraine, and Miilthauseri,. iii Alsace, Colmar and Saverne (Sabon) opened their arms and poured oitt their hearts'to their "liberators" wtth?, an ardor that eireeeded by far the cbme of Metz. . In this region of Alsace, where th'e German pa^tols was supposed to be ^ot only the principal, but almost the only tongue, French officers and men were everywhere treated to the joyous surprise of being saluted in French, ^ei- The prevailing tone in Berlin is still military, but it is a militarism ofprl-vat^a and noh-comihissioned ofBcerSi Their symbol is the red flag which waves above every government bulld-|.ing.- As far as any ^participation; in THOUGHT THERE 'MIGHT BE GERMANS REFUGEES NEW YORK, Nov. 25.-The, 400 paasengerB on the Danish steam-erl Oscar II, which docked here on Sunday, were searched, both 'at Haliffx and here, it was learned t6day�> There was a suspicion that German refugees might by trying to. get into America, a custom's house official said, aiid the authoW itiei thought also titat some of the minor royal fugitives from Ger-, many might be on board in ^Is-' guise. Na announcement was made that any Germans were discovered. OIDNOTAGREETO L air a ijew of ^is opinions as to the directing the affairs of the government, future of the game he loves. . thebourgoise simply db not exist.yHun-. "I have no idea' whatever,"' said gerhas set its unmistakable stamp on Robbie,- "as to the sentiments of the ' the inhabitants of -the ciUdel. Here rtajbr magnates. The war ended so j and .there hollow che.eks, sunken eyes suddenly as t� leave business haj?,-ani pasty complexions are evidence of SMN HOCKEY Auto Repair Work HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY I STORAGE ACCESSORIES Central Garage PHONE 1023 Old Roller Rink, cor. 3rd St. A J ,4th Avenue 8., Lethbridge i W;Hi.DOWLING W. S.COOK SERVICE STATION lltiieiitioiv Motorists ??piir; battery needs very care-fi|l attention, during the cold SVejither. I C^U Our Service L!�0>'wlU 8�nd'.for yourbat-nd store same during the V,'?:at reasbtfaWe ra^es 'at date Bat^ry Station. Hfttrsst 8. Phone 6)o stunned, and it will probably-be a week or two before the business �world -coipes- back.; to its,:senses. We all know many of the major leagues club owners, figuring on indefinite continuation of hostilities, made plans accordingly to devote their plants to other purposes. '  Now a'Warehouse "Bbbet's field, for instance, has been remodelled into a gigantic warehousing proposition, with every evidence ,bf Its becoming^ a treniendous business success. .The same idea was to have been applied in regard to the Polo grounds, Jim Gaffney has made all arrahgementg to follow suit -with Brave's field, Boston. , "Whether'or not the wareTioiising scheme can .be continued in conjunction with baseball operations I do not know for a certainty'. I should think so, however, for mpst of the steel and concrete stands have plen.ty of unused space beneath the seats to answer a tremendous business call: Inaction Serious Menace "But it at any future time these plants are again to be devoted to baseball the owners, in my opinion, would be foolish not to make preparations for a 1919 campaign. \STiy? "Well, the most serious me^^ace to any sporting enterprise : is a' period of inactivity. A lapse of even 6ne season might be ruinous even to'a .game so well organized and popular as major league baseball, .ifbu'see, if baseball were to desert the field it could only blame itself if fahs devoted their attention to other form,^ of healthful sports and recreations- horse racing, boating, fishing; golf, tennis and the like. the.'prlvatlon of-the lost four years. B^erlln, crushed,'brbken and dispir-itei by privations, has accepted defeat with almost Incredible apathy. It is demoralized, listless and' hungry. It Is primarily this apathy and the feer-ing Union government as well as his colleagues In the preceding CLicserva-tlve government. On Sept, 16 I begged Sir Robert to make a beginning. He did nothing. * * * The conference will open one day in December, or maybe January, with the Canadian delegation the least prepared tor It of all the delegates. I am Indulging in no guessvrtjrk. I know what I am talking about." PARIS. Nov. 25.r^The Vatican -.cot-respondent of the. NaWes MattlnplS gives detailsvof the preparftltth Of;,fe' white book which is to be Issued; HlkG, first of; the series of documeritBilSyiil coneer;i the death of Archd^ike Frahz' Ferdinand (assassinated at Sarajevo, June 38; 1914). These documents will be of capital importance, because they have tpido >rith the preparation of the;, war and the desperate efforts of Pope Plus to prevent it. The second will include the period from October, 1914,' to March, 1917, from tlje elpctlon.pf Pope Benedict, to the preparation of-his famous peace, riiite and will also ^concern the pontifical efforts in behalf of prisoners of war. i^V The, third, wjll run from March, 1917; to Decemben , igiT*, and will deal specifically With tha peace note..Sind Its consequences.j It will Inchide letters of the chiefs ofi state and other documents will throw, light on Italy's action and prove the bad faith of her enemies. � The fourth book of the series will be of a particularly^ religious character. The white book will be issued, it is said by some association, a.s the peace conference begins. ^Others assert that it will be delayed '^intlfpeace has been signed and that it will contain a^fifth part dealing with the conference. "' ' '' b^ard' ot he&Ith >;settiBg ,s follows;- ' : :' - ;"'Vi;''- ' Houses � ' . .i?""" .V " quarantined Fh-st week' ?.v.......... 103 jSecotod "week" :=........... 107 Third �week ;V....".......! 100 ^Fourth^ W^li �.'... i........ 13-1 Flftli we'elf--.".'...'... 130 Sixth week............40 On Sunday, the beginning of the seventh week J.here were only three houses quarantined while on Monday tl^ere were none, the first day in six wJteks during which such a report has been made by tho M.H.O. To date there have been 278 houses discharged from quarantine, but this number will probably be more than doubled during this week. Dr. DeVeber is quite certain that the influenza wave has passed and that Lbthbrldge will shortly be free of contagion. .RESCUED BY U-BOAT. PHILADELPHI.\, I'a.V Nov. 25.-V-A suicidal wave has been sweeping oyer Philadelphia. In the last 48 ho^irs there have boon 12 self-inflicted deaths. Physicians ctmnected wl^h LONDON, l^bv, 25.-,Lleut. J. K Fulcher, of Frlesco, N.C., who,. With Frank MuUer of Oakland,' Cal., - was ta'ken on board the Getman subrtiarlne Deutschlandfrom the torpedoed army cargo ship'.'ricondbroga on Sept. ,20, and was'brought. ,tP Harwich yestei--day b'y the Uiboat, was wounded-severely in the 'thigh' when the Ticonder-oga went down, according to the Har-^ wicli correspoiiflent of the Daily Express. He'escaped on' a raft and was picked up by the U-boat. MuUer was taken aboard'the same submarine b!it Fulcher did ,not learn of his presence until-some days later, ^ OTTAWA, Nov:' .'>"l5.VDemobllizatjon is' proceeding In Canadarln each of the military districts at the .rate of 100 to 200' a day, and with the exception ot aboiit 4000 category ','A",?ih'en to be retained for garrlsoii purposes, all men in- Canada hot' In hospitals or convalescent homes will'^e back in civilian clothes ^at an early date. The movement of troops overseas, however, will not start for some time. Meanwhile, the Canadljin array in In irrance, numbering more than lop,-000, is still an array of conquest to all intents and purposes-aind-is proceeding oil Its-march toward the German, border, where It will occupy ibertain portions of the territory biit' ;pf  tlie Rhine. This will not; .iHojy^^^. constitute the array of occupation' as popularly understood. The army ot occupation win be comppsed of volun-', teers. � ., Tliirty-flve hundred Invalideif taqn are expected back next montli. 'These will return on hospital ships. ARE you OTHERS SAVE! WHY NOT YOU? WORK Gl^AI^ANTEEO /Siistate^ ^ ~----- Giet the Utmpit E f f iciency ; Out oi Your Car by Using a Hood knd Radiator Cover It keeps youi-'engine warm-and gives you better mileage. Wa carry-practically all slzes: iJSE JOHNSON'SFREEZEPROOF .aud.S&y.