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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE to THE LETHBRIDGE DAttt ' HERAIlJ TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 19I� 'miNGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus THE>f WUZ ^hat is the Kind That Makes The Boys Ready to Tackle Hiins (By Rip) Official army boxing rules to gay-ern boxing contests among the' 1,-000,000 Snen jn^training have been Issued. by the W&t Department Commission on Training Camp Activities. The new code differs radically from the codes commonly In use for the last ten or fifteen years. Greater credit Is � given to the boxer who ia aggressive in spite; -of punishment than to the one who covers up or clinches. "A million and a half men ot the new arms' afe being taught to bos," �ays Dr. Joseph E. Raycroft, head of the athletic division of the commission, in a 'statement accompanying the niw rules, "because it develops-in them thos^ i^qualities of alertness and pugnacity yjiiich makes them better^X?>ayonet fighters. Success in bayonet fighting ^depends upon aggressive determination and attack even more^ than upon technical skilL Boxing deVelops this aggressiveness in otCehce. A fierce attacking forward action bayonet charge means a 98 per cant, quota of fighting men returned to safety.^- That Is one important reason-^hy the new boxing AUTO TIRES OF ALL SIZES VULCANIZED By,tlia^amon� Haywood System RE^JRtADING & REPAIRINQ By ' B^^etlenced Workmen. All work foiurkiiteed. Special Bqai> nitnt for Rlkn Out Repairs. iLD.arrcH!E SOilStiii 8t S. Opp. Ellison Mills pmCE STATION HENRYJ.DENN PrapMetor All Makes efBstterles Charged and Repslred 811 7th~8trest 8. Phone 616 rules set a high premium upon offensive rather than on defensive fighting. AU backstepping, covering up, and purely defensive work are - discouraged under the army boxing rules, and each contestant is made subject to a penalty for such work. This latter recommendation is a direct departure from the accepted etaudard �of ring strategy, which puts a premium on purely defenslye tactics. The object ot teaching boxillg in the army is to make "head up and eyes open" two-fisted fighting men. rather than expert boxers and ring fighters. Therefore, the instruction of the mass-and not a few individuals-^is or prime importance. Work for the largest number of men in,the shortest possible time. Eliminate the "frills" and fancy work, and do your best to get the men to flght aggressively and effectively. Six standard blows are sufficient. A straight left, well delivered and backed up by aggressive American determination, is a Boche eliminant in nine cases out often. The big contribution of boxing to military training js, to. develop in men the willingness and ability to fight at close range. Its purpose is to teach soldiers to give and take pimishmenL There is close relation in the qualities required for boxing and bayonet fighting. Both- require agility of body, quickness of eye, good balance, and control in giving a punch or thrust and an aggressive fighting spirit that breaks down or weakens defence and makes openings for an effective "finish." Ail efficfeht fighting soldier must not only be trained in the technique of offense and defence, but must be "charged" with the proper fighting spirit. We are dealing with men who are strangers in the main to personal combats of any nature, and it is toward this class of soldiers that the major portion of athletic and boxing activities is directed. Forward, action and aggressiveness in bayonet fighting is essential. Aggressive action in boxing tends to the same end. Boxing practice will build up the habit ot consecutive action"-namely, the ability to aense an opening and take immediate advantage of it without thinking and without hesitation. The practical application of this faculty to the exigencies of hand-to-hand conflict and trench attacks is obvious. "Open" rather than "inside" fighting is encouraged. VANDY. * THE RADIATOR MAN WILL REPAIR YOUR RADIATOR-AND GUARANTEE THE WORK. Rear Psilaa ;Hotel CUpifIrs) BETTER TERMS FOR B. C. SHIPBUILDERS Vancouver, Oct. 12.-The efforts of British Columbia, steel shipbuilders to obtain''better terms from the Dominion government have met with suc-QBBs, It is announced and news was received today from Ottawa that Cougblan aad Sons ere to build four steel vessels for the Dominion government. The Wallace yards will construct four -shlpB and the AMctoria Machinery Depot -has been given orders for two. It is expected that the first vessels, two steel steamers of 8,100 tons, will be ready to be lau,ached by Christmas. ACCIDENT AT KIRKCALDY (VUloan Advocate) Louis Selland, the 14 year old son ot Mr. and Mrs. H. H. elland, met with a bad accident yesterday, Tuesday. He was In the pump house working on the pump engine when'he was caught in the belt. He was hauled with fnuch force and thrown against the pipes, one ot which was broken by the tmpsldt Louis Selland received some bad outs and was stunned. Fortunately no bones were broken and ho Is well on the' way to recovery from his accident. USED CAR DEPARTMENT Elgin S-Passenger Roadster, 1917. MitcfceU Touring, 1917. Ford Roadster, 1914. Ford Touring, Special Equipment, 1917. Ford Touring, 1917. MaxweU Roadster, 1917. TOO MOTOR PARLORS, LTD. .�� Hun Papei??8>;fjredictlo'n - Amsterdam, Oct" Wi-There is good reason to believeMliat the German submarine warfare will reach a climax during the wIntSr, according to the Rhenischc Westphalian Gazette, which says that it will produce an economic crisis ot unanticipated dimensions in allied countries. BEWARE THE OLD BLACK CROW Golferi Declare War on Bird of III New York.-For various reasons the farmer has always waved a threatening hoe at the crow, that imp of blackness with a preference for cornfields. But farmers are not the only ones who are willing to go on the warpath against this thief of the air. At Dongan Hills, Staten Island, -where the Richmond County Country club golfers gather, the crow has been placed In the nonessential class. The vote was unanimous, Ot late Mr. Crow has been tearing up parts of the fairway with such distressing 'efficiency that good lies are no longer a certainty. They do say, however, that he Is only bothersome about oncf a year. TJiey are hoping and praying to quote the raveq, "Nevermore." (oonttnuei) IfROM FrONT PaOB^ atlons on several portion! of the Bdtlah front, notably near Salng-hln-en-Weppeo, touthweit of Lille, are reported by Field .Marshal Halg in his official statement today. Prisoners were taken by th� British parties. Yanks In Savage Fight. With tlie American Army Northwest of Verdun. Oct. 14,-(fly the Associit-ed Press.)-^Prom east of the.Meuse to the vicinity of Grand Pre, American forces chopped a series of fresh notch-: OS in the German line today. They kept up their swinging blows at the enemy from early 'this morning until late this afternoon, while the Germans resisted with grim deterniination, thejr decision to hold until the' last portion of tho lino before the Americans may open the way to svMtt disaster. Although the operation extended to the eastward bank of tho Meuae; the most savage fightingtook place about Romagne .md to the westward where the enemy is striving to maintain that section of the Krnlmhlld line running northwestwardly from Romagne. Tho battle has been in anil over the wire entanglements before this defensive position and the excellent natural fortifications along which the present line of resistance is laid. Hanging on the wire tonight are Germans whose equipment bears evidence that another fresh division has been brought up to meet the steady pressure of the Americajis. Neaping Courtral. London, Oct. 14.-The text of' tha official statement issued at the w-ar office tonight relative to tlie oCfenslva in Belgium follows: "The Flanders group of armies un' der the King of Belgium attacked af 5:35 o'clock this morning. The sea ond British army advanced about 4Va miles in the direction of Courtral, cap turing the important villages of Ledge-hem and Moorselle and reaching the northern outskirts of Menin^ "The Belgiaj) army advanced also nearly five miles toward Thourout and captured the villages of Runibeke, IsO' ghem, ,Cortemarck and Handzaeme. Xook 8000 Prisoners. "The French army attacked with Uu Belgian troops on both flanks and occupied Roulers, as well as the villages ot Devron, Hooglede, St. Joseph and Gletz. ,They also captured tho pla/ teaus of Gietz, Hooglede and Gibbets, The prisoners counted exceeded 8000, Thirty-three hundred were taken bj the Belgians, 2500 by the French and 2200 by the: British. The exact number of guns taken is unknown, but sis complete batteries, with their teams, were captul-ed just as they were aboui to withdraw. "The British, .Belgian and French av-iators/played a'great part In the bat-l^tle. ..They bombed enemy concentra-tioils and trains and fired their ma/ .cliinfe guns on enemy infantry, ^ri-,;,tii1i*'JnonitbrsS�lsb assisted materially in the operatidriB." �-rx-r^,-- LADY LIEVTENANT IN FERNIE. Fernle, Oct. 14.-Lieutenant Arnoldl will address the citizens ot the towr in the auditorium of-the United churcl tonight upon "Comforts for tho Sol. diers," a cause for which the gifted young lady has already toured ths Dominion and is now on her second trip in aid of the soldiers. MARLEY 24 IN. DEVON �H IN. CLUtTT PMMDT > CO.. sf (Biii�A^ LimnJ PAYS $'12,500 FOR Z-YEAB-OLD Aqueduct, N. Y. -Porehase, a two-year-old colt, brought the best price at the sale here today of thoroughbreds owned by the Brighton stable. Samuel C. Hildreth obtained the horses tor $12,500. Central Repair Shop ALL KINDS OF AUTO REPAIR WORK HANDLED PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY. Storage. Aecetsorlet. Batteries. Phone 1023 324 11th Street Sou^ Lethbridge, Alta, W. H. Dowllitg TIRES LIKE THESE should visit us Immediately. We" make a specialty ot prompt work In AUTOMOBILE TIRE VULCANIZING Punctures, blow-outs blisters and worn treads given careful attention. It you have tire troubles, you cannot do better than to come to us at once. Keep our address. Lethbridge Tire & Repair Station F. B. McKlnnon, Pr�prf�tor OPPOSITE BANK OF MONTREAL 305 Sixth Street S. Lethbridge, Altn. Phons 495 "SERVICE THAT SATISFIES" We Handle All Standard Tires and Tubes. Buy First Class Repaired Tires, $12.00 up. Notice to Customers .of the Graham Motor Co. We wish to announce that beginnin|, on the 1st of October our garage will be run on a cash basis. The Graham Motor Co., Limited E. AlWSWORTH, Manager 49 ;