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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE DAILY ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS CHAMPION OF WORLD Official Figures of Bases on Balls and Strike-Outs Issued New York, Dec. Nation- league teams, Chicago profited Jy ...C liiCii ul Ciiilil-ui OI ing pitchers during the 1912 season according to the official records of bases on balls and strike-outa issued today by National league headquart- ers. The Chicago team received 5'jO bases on balls, an average of 3.fiS jjei game. Cincinnati had the least num- ber of strike-outs. Sheckard tops the list in receiving walks, outguessing the pitcher 122 times In HO games. Huggius, with S7 passes in 190 sanies also stands prominent. Other good walkers were Paskert, Beacher, Titus, Kvers, Carey and Leach. Pitcher Ben- ton did not receive a pass in the fifty games he Evers is the leader in the least number of strike-outs, with IS in 143 games, an average of one In eight games. Doyle, of New York, is a close second, wits twenty in 143 games. Marsans, Tinker, Knabe, Meyers, Cutshaiv, McLean, Gibson and Klilifer have low figures! Zimmerman, who leads the league in batting, struck out sixty times, and received thirty-eight bases on balls. FINE BUSINESS! evening and for HIP past number of evenings blnco tho cold weaihor uei in, throngs Iwve taken advantage of the good skating ar iho lake la spllo of tho fact that tbut expanse Is open to whatever blasts may be in circulation am! in spite or the Jack of the much promised conveniences, for there is no light, but that afforded by the luminous bodies of the upper void and there Is no shelter or convenience of any kind where the skaters might put on ilielr skates, notwithstanding all that has been promised. When skating at the lake was first broached this season the aquatic association and the city council put their heads to- gether and made some fine promises to the skating and hockey enthusiasts of the city, about the facilities that would be Installed enclosure was profiiised, dressing; rooms and a caretaker, by the city dads. The matter of lighting was such u little matter that it hardly deserved Have we any of these things out at the lake? Is tnere a sign of any of these conven- iences being1 established? Xot a vintage. Fine business. -The is no ice enclosure, no dressing rooms, no shelter, no lights, no caretaker, no nothing. Fine business, What has become of all this tall talk? Has it gone up the sjiont like similar yarns which have for years preceded the winter season in Lethbridge in which swell covered skating rinks have been conjured only to have the winter come to find that it has only been a pipe dream of some fanciful person or persons. Is this another one of those pipe dreams? Have we again had our confidence destroyed? It looks like an old time pipe dream and no mistake. Fine business. If these pipe dreamers would keep off the job we might have the pleasure of seeing somebody come along and start something they intend to finish. But these pipe-dry a inert; will intrude and Intrude and queer things. Fine business. It is estimated that 150 to 200 skaters' visited the lake last and no lights. Fine business. Let's have commission form of government. Fine business. Tuesday, Advises Elimination of Side Scrimmages and Advocates Snap-Back TO DECIDE HOW BRESNAHAN STANDS SIX MEN UNTIL FEB. National League Board Will Hold Special Meeting for Purpose New York, Dec. President Lynch, of the National League, today Balance of Season Opinion Forces N. H. A. to Change Their Plans Montreal, Dec. Emmett Quinn of the National Hockey association, announced today that on account of POLO WITH AUTOS New Yorkers Experienced New Variety of Thrill sent out a call for a the I adversity of opinion, George Ken ooard of directors on Monday next I ned-v's suggestion to play half the sea- the day before the annual of i so" AvUu six mel1 aud tlle olh" half with seven has been agreed to. 'This snid .Mr. Quinn, "that the league on December 10. The meeting of the board has been called to decide the status of Roger we will play with six meil the Bresnahan's contract with St. Louis, j first of February and with seven men Bresnahan had a five-year engage-! thereafter. ment to manage the St. Louis club, "For one thing this ought to please but was released after serving one the Ottawa people. Ottawa is one- >ear. Bresnahan 'was in New York sixth of the association, and should shortly before the Fogel inquiry, and have one-sixth of Its power, and if asked President Lynch that his status i Ottawa desires a thing it is only right be defined by the league directors. that the other five parts of the asfo- elation, the other five clubs, should The Toronto pro hockey team will try to do their best to help her get wear a royni blue jersey with a large! it. if the desire is at all reasonable, white white knickers and blue I "Besides this, the public which has lockings. Tecuinsehs' colors will be i never seen seven-men hockey under red and white with an Indian head on the now penalty restrictions will now die breast. j get a cnance to decide for itself." Polo played with automobiles is the newest thing in sports. It was introduced to New Yorkers through a game at the American League baseball park recently. Five periods of ten minutes each constitute a same. Specially built machines, small and compact, are used, one man driving and another standing on the running board, mallet in hand, dribbling and driving the ball hither and thither until finally it is pushed between the goal posts. The cars frequently turn turtle from the rapid manoeuvring, and this is provided for 'by means of two strong steel hoops, which protect the occupants and make it easy to right their machine. WILLIE RITCHIE Who defeated Champion Ad. Wolgast, at San Francisco, In the sixteenth ound. The new lightweight cham plon's real name is Garry Steffen FIGHT WAS A FRAUD Johnstown, Pa., Dec. charghig conspiracy and fraud were made here tonight against Johnny Kilbane, champion featherweight -box- er of the world; his manager, Jimmy Dunn, sparring and M. J. Garry, a promoter.' It is alleged that at a boxing bout here on October 29, Kilbane fought MeGinty, when it was believed he was fighting Tommy Dug- gan, of San Francisco. Ottawa, Dee. success- ful coach, Frank Shaughnessy, Is one American who sees good In. ihe Can- adian rugby 'game. In fact, Shaugh- nesuy might almost be Induced to any ho likes It somewhat better than tho American code. "1 believe tho ideal game could be produced by crossing the Canadian with the American stated the coach 111 an interview with the Free Press. "Removo the two Bide scrim-! and play twelve men u side I have a per-! forniance of running and kicking, j Twelve men n side would give greater scope for end runs, and permit mere I compact line plays. Added to this, the' snapping of the hall out of thrt scrim- j mage whereby It could he put in piny j just twice as fast ns by heeling and' consequently start the back line in action with the same proportion of speed, and the game would he per- feet, In my estimation." Favors Snap-Back System Asked if he intended making any suggested changes in the rules to the inadian Union, he answered in the negative, claiming tho ruling body was more competent to handle the 1912 LOADING RIFLES For rimplicity and quicknew of operation, combined with accuracy of shooting and ease of handling, Winchester Self- Lsadtesr Rifles arc in a olaaa by themselves. They are made in .32, .35, .351 and. 401 calibers, giving g range of power thaUenables their use for any size of game. They are the most advanced type of hunting rifle and have come to stay, as they have proved their merits. Send postal for illustrated catalog. MdMtti hfutkt Ci., Ni. bm. MARKETS HTHiHIDSl MARKET! Eltvitcr Prices Xo. 1 Xorilu'i'n Xo. 2 Northern No. Northern............ No. -1, ....................................._'_'__'_" S'o. 5 No. 1 Alberta Rcil S'o. a Alberta Hull Vn. 3 Alberta lied Alberta Reil.......... No. 5 Alberta lied ton iharti, I, ton, uckM tolled iy butter Ctnumif M... rules than a newcomer, like himself. "I would like to see twelve men a side, however, and the snap-hack sys- gle-polnt kicks. That Is one feature of our game he likes immensely. tern in vogue. I believe the American rule of allowing a fair catch, Instead makes it open." of giving tackling yards, is more sat- isfactory to both players ami specta- tors. A fair catch Is all a half-back requires, and the American rule pro- tects the man from being charged af- ter he has kicked the ball. The Can- adian rule does, also, but it Is not en- forced. The loss of half the distance to the offending side's goal line would soon eliminate the charging after a nan has got his punt away. I saw "Take away the single .points for the rouges and dead-line kicks, and you will close up the Canadian game tight- er than a clam. It's a good game, be- cause it's open, and the fall kicking one good halfback put away for the season through being charged after had kicked. I mean Gerard, of Ot- tawa." Retain'Single Points FIELDER JpNES A RED? MT Ik, I Live, per Poultry: Live spring chickens, per Ib.. Cittli on nu Moot: Steers, per pound Steers, Uresied, per Ib per pouud Cowt, dmied, per pound Hldti: Green, I Dry Ml to ____ to O.OSV. 0.10 to 0.13 to 0.73 i.M Murphy Says Thij He Will Manage Cinclnnaii PATRICK'S THROUGH WITH THEIR RAIDING Wines and Liquors of Quality Christmas Cheer Awaits You in Good Measure if You Purchase Yoor Goods Here No better line of choice wines, whiskies and brandies in town than we cany. Let us deliver 3-011 an order at your house. We quote the very lowest prices and will respond promptly to a telephone or mail order. We have an efficient delivery service and deliver to any part of the city, also North Ward and and 6 mines, so we do away with the unpleasant task of vour can-vino- bottles with yon. We arc always careful, in selcctino- our Wines and Liquors, and particularly mil cms in choosing them .for holiday occasions. Order early, please and thus ensure sat- isfaction. The Letfibridge Wine and Spirit House Telephone Number 1734 114 5th Street South Begin Block Vancouver, Dec. that Qncr.re hockey officials will gar-j hee the salaries of Oatman, Prod- igers and Mr-ubnald, who jumped to I the Const, are not taken seriously by jtlic Pacific Coast magnates. They ivntieipaied such matters, however, jand have paid these players their sal- i p.ries in full. Prodgers left today for Victoria, i where he win play with the Capitals. Before leaving he received u wire from Quebec, oi-dering him to report (.n December "There is absolutely no truth in the statement that we are after more declared Frank Patrick to- night. j "U'e have our teams filled, anil I two or three extra men for every i club. It. would be impossible to find room for any more. We said we would get the best when we started cur raids, and tve succeeded. Mr. Lichtenbcin and Mr. Kennedy can have the remainder without having to boost the prices." KILBANE TO DEFEND TITLE Los Angeles. Cal., Dec. Kilbane, of Cleveland, the world's featherweight champion, will defend his title at Vernon arena against Johnny Dundee, of 'New York, either on February 22 or March n next, ac- cording to a message received today from Jimmy Dunn, the champion's manager. Shaughnessy believes the Canadian game is better without interference, and thinks the greatest mistake that could be made in alteration of the mi. itiiguy ju u ueai wmcn rules would be the elimination of sin.j bring Jones to the Nationals. Chicago, Dec. Jones, former manager of the Chicago Am- erican League team, will bo next year's leader of the Cincinnati team, according to a story brought from New York today by 'Charles W. Mur- phy, president of the Chicago Nation- als. The story told by Murphy, pre- sident of the Chicago Nationals, was that Frank Chance, now the property cf Cincinnati, was to go to the Ameri- can league in a deal which would Sheep ptr oirt. Otttttt, per out, VegeUklu: New potatoei, K. I.OJ Beets, per Ib. ..............0.02 CarrotB, per Turnips, per o.Ol Onion, per to TUESDAY'S BRAIN PRICES kct opened Jlan., Dec. mar- a little lower, but there was a slight advance during the morn ing due to a somewhat better cash demand. Exporters have been buyers 'or filling space prior lp close of na- vigation. The option market is dull ind interest has now settled in May wheat. There was a 'little! brighter outlook tor flax at the start but the close was weak! Rcceipl.i were 782 cars inspected and 800 in sight. Cables closed Liverpool to J oil, Paris J to I Be.rlin unchanged, J up, Antwerp lower. Open Closa 7SJ S3j Cash Prices 1.08. 1.11 iThcn you want a "pony 'fry the thoroughbred" WHITEHOKSE 81} 34J 1.08'i l.U 5SJ 41V BRUCE RIDPATH Manager of the Toronto professional hockey team, who insists that he wil! play hockey this winter if his eye- sight is all right. He says he-is in ex- cellent physical shape Princess Mary Has Sporting Blood of Her Grandfather London, Dec. Mary, only daughter of the King and Queen of England, after much persuasion of any many fore- bodings on the part of her parents, has at last won their consent to make her debut on the hunting field. The consent was all the more, difficult because Queen Mary has rather straight laced ideas of the propriety of young women following grounds, and King his nothing about horees and limits his sport to shooting. The extremely select meet of the West Norfolk fox hounds selected for Princess Mary's first run after jlaste-r Reynard, and it requires no effort of courtship to say that throughout the day she rode well and daringly. In fact, Princess -Mary in the opinion of many, is tho "best boy" of all the young royal family for none of the hoya show any Inclination to'those open air pursuits that arc considered typically English. An v way Princess has shown a marked individuality. she has learned the ypewriter, she is wonderfully self possessed, she keeps her own hank account with scrupulous exactness. She wils nn expert at She Is a close buyer and delights in public ceremonials FOR A REFRESHING BEVERAGE, A MILD STIMULANT, A STRENGTHENING TONIC, DRINK "ALBERTA'S PRIDE' BEER IT IS IA BEER OF DELICATE NOT HEAVY. IT AGREES WITH EVERYONE BECAUSE IT IS PURE, MILD, PROPERLY AGED. GET ACQUAINTED WITH THE "ALBERTA'S PRIDE" FLAVOR, AND LEARN HOW DELICIOUS IT IS. BOTTLED AT THE BREWERY FOR HOME CONSUMPTION. THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY LIMITED PHONE 554 Dec. May .Jilly Hcc. May Inly Minneapolis Chicago 79J- 87 i aof- 87 J CHICAGO WHEAT PRICES Chicago, 111.. Dec. innde an upturn today, after early weakness luo to lower cables. The advauco ihlefly resulted from scantiness of offerings. Falling off of 20 per cent, vas reported in the Australian crop, is compared a year ago. Opening prices 'were unchanged to 4 down. May started at 811% to SO, he same as last night to H off, toueh- d and.then rose to Oats sympathized with the firmness vhich developed in other grains. May, vhich started unchanged to V4 easier t 32% to hardened to 33 conti. CABINET CRISIS FEARED Tokio, Dec. is feared that tho 'llapse of tho Cabinet IB imminent, ring to the difficulty of finding a slic- essor to Lleut.-Oeneral Uyehera, as linlstcr of War. There is a concensus of opinion ero against military expansion, but :eut.-GeneraI Uyehera's programme ill admit of no compromise. PRAYING or iLL KINDS. Western Transfer Co., Ltd. Freight ;