ííay (Jity, Jan. ö.--üari aerara, ftged lí) years, got into au altercatión with George Mandley, aged 23. on the ice and waa knocked down. He was carried to the pólice station insensible and then to his home at 710 Fitzhueh avenue in W 'st Ba}' City, where he regained consc jusness. Eyewitnesses say that Gerard came npon the ice looking for a fight. íitkí provoked the assault by putting his tist in Mandley's face and daring him to fight. Gerard had previously hal a f ght with Charlen Reynolds, whobesteu kun. (jtiiüil wati not injured sufliciently to require the attention of a doctor. Reyiiulils and Mandley were apprehendei] by the pólice to await the resul t of G-erard's injuries. Gerard is a box cntter.