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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE l^ETHBRIDCU': DAILY HfenALD WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER. 27, 1918 BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus I REAL BAITLER Victory Over Levinsky Alone Put8.Hiiri in Class With Leaders Ever, since Jack Dempsey loomed as a formidable contender for the heavyweight championship there has .....___ .raged ^ controversy as to his nation-i and Billy Miske of St. Paul. Meehaii bouts strictly through his superiority as a fighter. The suddenness with which Dempsey has toppled rugged heavies" like Fulton, Morris, Brennan and Levinsky not only accounts for the coyness of Willard in making a match but also strengthens the belief that Dempsey is the greatest heavyweight developed since the days of FitzsJmnions. He hits Tvlth the same catapultic force that marked Fitzsimmons' attack, he has greater speed* than the Cornish-man and he is a better boxer than the former champion. Meehan Should Be Next There now stand between Dempsey aad a match with Willard two men- William Meehan of Sau Francisco, allty. Apparently an attempt was made to prove that his status as a holds-'a foi�r-round; decision, over Dempsey, hut there is hardly a doubt fighter depended on his origin, and that the .Salt Lake boy would prevail even after he declared he was of Irish , over the Pat Fighter in a longer bout. descent and his family name Dempsey the' discussion continued. � It *aQW is quite evident that It makes no special difference -what his nationality is. as he hfts-demonstrat-�d that ho Is a fighter of the first rank. The manner in which he disposed Of Battling Levinsky, a clever ringster who had met nearly erery heavyweight in the country and Always with honor to himself indicates clearly that Dejnpsey is head and should^ above the .members of the '"class the world over, j . Levinsky knoekputTPropf Althongh the opinion was held hy some that Dempsey's victory' over JMlton was not on its merits and that hfs defeat-of Carl Morris was a collusive affair the summary " conquest of l^vlhsfcy must be .accepted as evidence that Dempsey has won aU his AUTO TIRES ' OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED Br tlte.Famoas Haywood Systam RE-TREAOING A REPAIRINQ By Experienced Workmen. AU WOtTH guaranteed. Special �qalp-ment (or Rim Cut Repain. R. D.RITCHIE 20S 13th St. 8. Opp. Ellison Mills ADVICE FREE c TVe will advise you re the care of your radiator and do good work If repairs are needed at a, minimum cost.  ANDY "The Radiator Man" 413 Fifth Street South Auto Repair Work HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY STORAGE ACCESSORIES Central Garage PHONE 1023 Old Roller Rink, cor. 3rd St. �, 4th Avenue S., Lethbrldge W.H. POWLING W.S.COOK. Meehan Is a rolypoly chap, with lots of stamina and capacity for punishment, but with little boxing selerce and he is a light hitter. Such a man Is difficult to stop, and Dempsey *rould doubtless require 10 or 12 rounds in which to dispose of Meehan. MIcke Has Had Enough So far as Miske is concerned, there is much question as to whether the Minnesotan will ever again get into the ring with Dempsey. They met in St. Paul a few months ago Id a 10-round bout and Miske remained the limit, which result is declared to be due to the fact that he refused to sign articles unless he was guaranteed against knockout. Miske is on record with a refusal to meet Dempsey in a bout in Madison Square Garden, and unless he since has changed his mind he will not regard himself as a serious obstacle to the championship aspirations of Dempsey. Therefore it behooves Dempsey to make all haste,to get Meehan into the ring for a long bout, after which the Salt Lake walloper can insist on Willard fighting or retiring. * Punishment for Willard The disinclination of Willard to box on his merits for war funds has aroused much public opposition to the champion, and the question of punishing the Kansan is being discussed. One suggestion is to the effect that the chainplon has ostracised and that the next best man he declared the title holder. Such a project cojild not be carried out, and therefore' would be a waste of effort. The only punishment that could te inflicted on Willard would be to deprive htm of the title which he has used for commercial purpoiie? only. He can not be shorn of the championship except through the action of an authoritative boxing association, and there is no such organization. Easy to Discipline If the boxing managers and promoters of AmericA were represented in a national organization, after the manner of baseball, racing and other professional sports, it would be an easy matter to discipline Willard or any other champion who had no interest in his title save.the financial returns and notoriety. With s national boxing association to enforce a rule that all champions must defend their titles every six months-or, refusing to accept a bona fide challenge, forfeit to a challenger, Willard could be easily punished. The enforcement of such a rule in the case of Willard or other title holders fo his Ilk would make Ipipos-' Bible a repetition of his tactics. Until /the boxing fraternity organizes Willard will calmly pose as the heavyweight champion, and having the hide of a rhinocerous will merely smile at the shafts of criticism aimed at him. FAMOOSAIHLETES MADE THE SACRIFICE .CONTIXUED FHO.M FHONT PAGE) trade told what the hoard was endeavoring to do in the way oE urging the governments and the railways to undertake works of irrigation, the building of railway extensions, and the building of a land titles office, an Interior elevator and other needed public works In the city. The idea is to look after all classes of returning men, skilled laborers and unskilled. He was glad to see that Mr. Buch' LOXDON, Nov. 26.-Although llie war is over, names of athletes vfha land do\\'n their lives In the closing i anan had secul-ed from Hon. Mr. Mel-drlves continue to come in. j ghen a statement that the government Tim Coleman, the Notts Forest and ; jg now considering a reclamation Fulham player, has been awarded the 1 scheme for Southern Alberta. But Military .Medal. Some time ago he : there is nothing concrete to go on with was reported among the killed. | right now. and in tile meantime the Roland Ttiomdyke, who formerly as-) proposed committee would have to do sisted Westham United Reserves, has jtg best to look after the men who re-died of wounds received in action, turn first. Afterwards, lie believed Last year he won the Military Medal Canadian people had shown such for gallantry in the field. ' I confidence in themselves in the Vic- W. J-oung, the Millwall fullback, ' tory Loan that the government should who was discharged from the army jgi^g courage in both hands and some two years ago as unfit for fur- launch into a great scheme of public ther service, ha_s died of pneumonia, ^yprks. If the government would do following Influenza. He was chosen jhls wliile prices of material were be-to play for Millwall against Chelsea stabilized tfe thought that private as late as last Saturday. i individuals would soon gain confidence Mr. King, the secretary-manager of private undertakings would soon the Westham United olub bas receiv- j, providing work for the returned a postcard from Sergt. R. Mac- jjjg Dougall. stating that he Is not dead,; g j siiepherd spoke briefly on'the as was reported .some months ago. He ^^-or^ which the Alberta Returned Sol-will be remembered as one of the ^jgrs- Commission had been doing, but club's prominent forwards. I ?o tar its policy had not been develop- Ueut. F. W. White, R.G., the North- to a great extent, 'though more ac-anmpton rugby player, is reported to , expected shqrtly. have died in a hospital in France. News has been received at Capetown of the death from wounds in Palestine of the well known South African cricketer, Gordon White. SAME OLD RELIABLE PLAYER J. W. Mitchell. .T. W. Mitdiell, who is in charge of the rirovincial government labor bureau which was formed recently to look after returned soldiers in connection with the returned soldiers' commission, was. present. He said I that in the Lethbridge district the pos-Harry Vardon Lowest in War Fund � sibiiities of labor in mining and agri-Golf in England | culture were the chief liope of the Veteran professional golfei-s of the commission. The provincial govem-British Isles continue to play their ment as yet has not undertaken a re-war fund matches, sho-sy^ing their construction policy, but he expected former proficiency of the game and that on the return of the premier from reaping an excellent harvest for char- Ottawa there would be an annoupco-ity. One of the latest matches was ment. The government has promised played 'at the Sunningdale course, to organize a labor department to look near London, and approximately $2000 , after the labor problems of the pro- manufacturlug timber, thus providing it tor public and private enterprise at a reasonable price wrfich would result in many undertakings which are being put off until materials of building drop In price. The returned men are not going out on a railway grad& 100 miles trqm nowhere and muck iu the dirt after years in the trenches, fhey want positions in their own skilled trades. The rebuilding of the government telephone lines will also give work for 1000 men for a year when it is undertaken as it must soon be. ; Other speakers were Donald Mc-Nabb, A. G. Baalim, H. P. Maddison and R. A. Smith. While the nominating committee was preparing Its recommendations a returned soldier asked what was to be done with the aliens. Personally he would like to see them all deported. This brought applause from the veterans, another of whom said that all aliens who had entered the couutry in the past ten years and had grown rich should be deported with the amount of money they had when they entered-and that would be^about five cents. Then there wouid be lots of land for everybody. Preaideat Longworth objected to Lethbrldg^ not having been -made a demobilization centre. It would work a great hardship on the men who have to wait over here to catch a local train out of Lethbridge, after having Availed over at Medicine Hat. Mr. Buchanan told what he had been doing to overcome this difficulty, and he was still In communication with Hon. Mr. Mewbnrn on this matter. The need for better medical and dental attention for'the returned soldiers in Lethbridge was also urged by the veterans and the reconstruction committee will be expected to take this up. DEALS COME BEFORE TERRITORIAL QUESIIONS PARIS, ,.NoVv 2G.-A league of nations is likely to , figure before the peace conference at a very early stage of the proceedings Instead of being relegated to the close, utter the territorial aspirations Of the various powers are settled. Two distincttve points of view have now developed bri this subject. The American view is that the coming congress will not be like the Vienna congress, which devoted itself principally to alraiiging what each power should receive as a result of the Napoleonic upheaval. According to its view, the i>reBent war was based on certain high ideals and was not a struggle for territorial gains. EVERYHOil BnUSSFJL,S, Nov. 3G.-Belgium's d9-niand of 384 billions Indemnity may seom oxcesslve," said an eminent Baig-ian financier, "but Belgium's losseH arc not all confined to material ruin, Heaven knows. A stranger may enter Bruges, Ghent and Bruaseis, which are very much intact,'pxcapt for tho Bruges railroad stattohB And under tho Impression that the cities suffered nothing. "It must be realized, hoiwever, that every home in those cities has been stripped of everything belonging to it, including copper and woolen mattresses. Then the cities wero forced to imy war contributions over a period of more than four years. In the first year, the Germans exsatcd (iiiiployers ot labor in tho city give fir.sl jobs to the returned men. Conimi.isionor l'"reeman declared that it 100 returned men were to land in tile ciiy we wouldn't know what to do with tliem. We must organize jm-mediatnly, and gnt the government to undertake neoeasary works to provide labor. Mr. Buchanan then told what he had been doing to prevail upon the Dora- LONDON. Nov. 26.-British naval casualties from thg outbreak of the war to Nov. 11, numbered 39,766, the admiralty announced today. These were divided as follows: \ Killed or died of wounds: Officers, 2,466; men, 30,895. Ayouuded or missing, or prisoners: Officers, 1,042; men, 5.363. In addition, 14,661 officers and men of British flsliing and merchant vesBols lost their lives while pursuing their ordinary vocation by enemy action and 2,295 were taken prisoner. LUXEMBURG APPEAL WASHINGTON, Nov. 26.-Presideivl Wilson has been asked by tho Grand Duchess of Luxemburg to intervene in favor of the grand duchy to protest against the danger incident to German demobilization and to safeguard in the peace negotiation's its rights as a small nation to be free and independent. The communication has been referred to tho supreme war council at Versailles. MASQUERADED AS MAN ST. LOUIS, -Mo.. Nov. 25.-Suspected of being a German, spy, Bert Schmidt was arrested and it developed "Bert" is a woman. Upon this discovery the police arrested "his" wifo to whom "Bert" was married last October 12. "Bert" gave his age as 23 years and substantiated llie assertion that "he" offered his services to the government by plugging a draft registration card. The woman told the police she was masquerading a.s a man so as to obtain a man's salary. Both women are natives of Hungary. Perfect'f or the Pipe dplicious, handy, economical, kfeeping its rich moisture and fragrance unimpaired for any length of time, and burning slowly but freely- these are the qualities which you will find jn Master The Perfect Flag Smoking Tobacco Slice a pipeful, fresh from the plug, just Tvhen you �want it, fill your pipe not too tight, light up^ and you will enjoy a smoke of real satisfaction. Try it. Tke Rock City TabacM C*., Limited, Qubec, Qu. SERVICE STATION AttentioD, Motorists Your battery needs very careful atteiitJon during the cold weather. : Call Our Service Pepartmeni 1 pjirt we.will send for your bat-.itery and store same during the winter at reasonable rates af our up-to-date Battery Station. S11 7th Street 8. Phone 616 DOMESTIC CASUALTY This conversation was overheard in an ISnglish munition canteen after a serving of some heavy and half cooked pudding.  Sam: "This 'ere puddin' ain't 'alt 'eavy stuff." Bill: "That's nothing. Jly missus made some one day that we couldn't \ eat, so she gave it to our ducks. .\ few minutes later a little boy knocked at our door and said: 'Mrs. Jones, yer ducks have sunk.'" dians' march forward to the Rhine. | Their reception in all thfc towns has been wonderfully enthusiastic, testimony agrees. They were hailed as the saviours of the population who greeted them with a boundless welcome. PITIABLE CONDITION . ; COPISNHAGEN, Nov. 20.-The Condi! iions of Russian prisoners returning ' from Germany is pitiable, according to travellers reaching here. They/are ciothlesB and starving and are suffering from dysentery or consumption. REPORT STEAMER CHARLOTTBTOWN, . P.E.I., Nov. 2G.-There is an unconfirmed report here of the loss of the steamer Enter-) prise, plying between Souris, Plctou 'and the Magdalene Islands. She left Souris Friday evening for the Magda-. I'letlife Islands. WAS ABANDONED TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 27.-Tho two-stop flight of the Lougheed bi-plane from Santa Barbara. Calif., to Wash- undertake new work in tlie coming spring. Then thern were some things which the provincial government should undertake, such as the land titles building and the Normal school, ke proposed that Lethbridge should let the governmonts know there are other places in tlie province besldfH Edmonton and Calgary, A good road policy, an irrigation scheme and railway building are needed, and he thought tho city should have a delegation undertake the work of interesting the governments- and railways to this end. Wants Brewery Opened. W. Symonds threw a bomb Into the meeting by rioclurlng that he had changed his mind on prohibition. He wanted to see tlie brewery opened and HAS PINTA IN TOW. HALIFAX, N.S., Nov. 26.-The government steamer Aranmoore is now on her way to. this port from Newfoundland with the disabled Canadian schooner Pinta in tow. The Plnta was dispatched to Cape Race on a naval niisaion before the signing of the armistice. In a recent gale on the Newfoundland coast her sails were blown away and the Aranmoore, whlcri was then at Trepassy Bay on lighthouse service, was ordered to take her In tow on her return to Halifax. MONTREAL FIRE SrONTREAL, Nov. 26.~Damage estimated at $12,000 was done in the destruction hy fire early Saturday morning at Lacolle, a junction of one of the only two plants for the manufacture of' chicory in Canada. Seventy tliousand pounds of chicory were destroyed. BUSINESS MEN AND FARMERS V/e Do Contract Rebuilding and Overhaul any Five Passenger Car for 45 Dollars-Parts Extra WOhK GUARANTEED OR MONEY BACK. ONCE A CUSTOMER ALWAYS A CUSTOMER. Palace Garage, 2nd Ave. ; STODDART & RAVE^I-AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS ington, D.C, was abandoned yesler-1 beer manufacturrid once more. He day following a tall at Oila Bend, Ariz., in which Pilot O, S. T. Myer-hoffer was slightly hurt and hia mechanician, Leo Flint, was severely injured. The machine was badly damaged. Thu flight, started last Satui'-day from Santa Barbara. wasn't in favor of the return of the bar, but he though the great industry Lethbridge had nhould be given a chance to conio back. He was also in favor of tho government taking OVP.r the limber limits of British Col-JCiabia and Northern Alberta, and SELLGERMAN SEATS ON U. S. EXCHANGES! NEIW YORK, Nov. 16.-Fourteen ' enemy-owned seats on the New York stock exchange, the New Orleans col-ton exchange, the New York cotton exchange and other markets have been seized, by A. Mltchall Palmer, alien property cu�todl�B, It was reported today. 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