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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOHEMOST EVENT! THE HERALD ILGASTVERY Newj Lightweight Champion Takes of Him San Francisco, Doc. Tom Jones, Wolgast's manager, met Billy Nolan, Hitchie's manager, in Coffrolh's office recently and offered to bet Nolan to J12.500 that Woleast could bent Ritchie in a return match on .Washington's birthday. Nolan refused to listen to the proposition, declaring that .he wanted to give Ritchie a chance to pick up some "easy money" on before having him defend his new title. Jones pressed the point and said he let Ritchie come in at catch- weights at the same, offer, but Nolan ivas In no mood to listen. Jones con- 1 tinued to plead for a return match for and finally Nolan declared lie would give Wolg'ast a majch with- Ju a year. This was the best that would promise Jones, and he made ev-en this slight concession re- luctantly. Both Jones and Wolgast are sore at Griffin. Jones declared he had been given a very bid deal and put it in- language so'strong that it would have to go through a fumigator before ad- mission to any sort of press report. "I was declared Jones; "I finally got it and got it from a man whom I had picked myself. Ritchie knows that Wolgast is his master and I don't think he will ever give Ad au- -other chance. 1 will give Ritchie 51000 the moment hp signs another contract to meet Wolgast, and I'll make the same bets that I offered to make Nolan in Coffroth's. office." Wolgast. 'too, Is bemoaning his tough luck and claims that he was as strong at the finish as he had been during the entire contest. He Bays tharthe only blow that hurt him was the right hand smash on the in the 16th round, but that he was regaining his strength as the round progressed and would have eventually turned the Hoe in his favor. WINNIPEG IS CERTAINLY SOME HOCKEY TOWN Telegram.) Winnipeg hockey fans last winter paid the expenses of the Xw burgh hockey team from Ottawa One man can thoroughly clean i lie. of street railway track in FEARS NELSON .--WILLBE KILLED has won Jits argument against the critics vv.'.o tried to keep him out of the ring on account of his "old age" and is to box three times this mouth. ''Billy Nolan, who was Nelsons maua-er while the Dane was at the height of His career, is one man who declares the Battler kept out of the game hasn't got a thins but his says Nolan. "Physically he's all in and hes liable'to be killed any time be- takes a hard wallop. I speak only for the good of the boxing game when I say that Nelson should be barred. it is, though, Nelson is be- ing rapped by a lot of third and fourth raters that couldn't have blackened his shoes in the Dane's prime." to Winnipeg and. return. The Baton hockey club from Tor- onto to Winnipeg and return. The Calgary hockey team from-Cal- gary to Winnipeg and return. The Victoria hockey team from Win- nipeg to Boston and New York and return. The 'Varsity, hockey team irom Win- nipeg to 'Cleveland', and return. The .hockey team .from Re- rtna to Winnipeg and return.'. Besides this they also contributed towards the dividends of the Auditor- ium, rink shareholders''and handed over which was distributed among local charities on account of the Allan Cup games. This was a pretty generous contri- bution- to the cause of ..amateur .sport 'and it marked the high tide of the amateur brand of hockey in Despite this the promoters do not ap to ne satisfied arid an Increase in price .of admission Uws alreadj approved by the league. Las' j the use ol an electric car car- urn, a sprinkler-and avaccum parauii that being tested, m aj" citj-. by the-Winnipeg -fans was their v.-ai Tills year's record of the two men This record o. two .of showing appreciation of the splen wbo won Thanksgiving Day honors in California are as follows: and the other two teams in the league latlonal League Umpire Fed Aggrieved Over Question New York, Dec. John- tone of the National league is re- orted to bo so "sore" -at President ynch that he is In open rebellion, ie Is credited with the statement that Lynch IB re-elected to the presidency f the National leasno ho will, give is Job as umpire. Johnstone's chief ick seems to be on tho salary ques- 1011, his complaint being that-other idicator handlers who have joined he National staff since he did are get- tig more money. STILL AFTER TINKER 3wncr of Reds Declares He Hat Not Given up Also 3 Possibility Cincinnati, O., Dec. have not ivcn up hojies. in the Tinker aid President Herrmann of the Cin- innati Reds recently. "Not by a long lie, and if that can't be pulled through here are other chances for a playing lansger. "I shall go back to New York next Saturday and I think that before 1 re- urn something will happen. Hope so, nyway, and 1 honestly think so Jeals and trades can then be talked ver far more reasonably, and there s every prospect of success." Negotiations with Frank Chance, II s almost certain, will be started right iway. NEW STANDS AT THE WOODBINE RACE TRACK Ontario Jockey Club Elected Officers Seagram President Revolver and Pistol Cartridges Some people take a lot of care In selecting- a revolver or pUtbl, and then buy anV cartridges whatever. No wonder they don't always get good results. There is just as much difference in cartridges as in firearms. Always get Win- chester make of cartridges and you will have cartridges that arc reliable and uniform in shooting and give max- imum velocity. They cost no more than inferior makes. LOOK FOR THE RED W 02V THE BOX. to another match and Col urn Cul ho kuockul out In lOUiMl Beplemtwr 9 IW enough Nolan, "nil whim ulllt a WILLIE RITCHIE AND NOTED MANAGER Willie Ritchie the new light- weight champion of the world. He n the title at San Francisco on Thanksgiving Day by defeating Ad. Wolgast in the icth round on a foul. The new holder is under the management of Billy Nolan) the well- known Frisco sporting man, who for- merly looked after the interests of Battling Nelson when Bat was the king bee In his class The victor of Ritchie was- (liiite 'a surprise, as the to to Wolgast -was looked upon, as cinch to bring' home the coon skins Wolgast is leudh protesting again t being deprived of the championship. He got the long .end of the but forgot that important stipulation dear to champion namely, a clause, in the article of agreement 'that' he should get turn matcn in of defeat Ritchie can do the dictitin" and as smart as Wolg-ists manigcr Tom Jones, Is he allowed Nohn to one over on him. put Nolan In Limelight Again The return of Nolan to the centre of, Ihe stage reads like a romiwico of the ring, Nolan was behind Battling Nelson when tho latter lost to Joe Gnus at Cloldlleld, Nov.. on September 3, 19011, In the forty-second round. Nelson nu this' occasion -Was deprived of the honor of carrying the laurel wreath ot the battlefield by a foul blow. This was one of the hardest lights in history, and thero was much bitterness displayed by tho backers of both men. Nolan- was so eirrag'ed at Gans (lint he made him weigh in twice on. the day of the light, which was for tha biggest purse In history .up to that time. On this occasion Nelson received 523.000 and Cans ?11 Out inespoctivp. of the decision. The'.totiil purse whs hung up Rickiul the Goldfield 'encounter Nolan as as he thought that He'ereo Slier hid made' a mistake, and he sought a return' match. Gans and Nelson m t at. San Francisco on tho ttmt had the better man In the. fleht doMtlold coniob hueK [o. I! Alberta lied .o 3 Albeita Hdl 'a. 3 Alberta Red o. 1 Alberta Ueit...................... IP. q Alliorta Iran, hortt, tM OiU. per ton, {oiled Oati utter >nd )iiiry butter............. 'rnmtr; butMC...... Igici. fresh.............. 51! as 59 50 5' 4B Hot. 0.34 II 0.45 FRIDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Dec. was a no. Iceable falling off in receipts today, Milch cannot Wholly bo attributed to he colder weather of the laub few days. Stocks at many prairie- points must be near exhaustion, as the No- movement was ot altogether inprecedented volume. Closing cash prices today were: Wheat- No. 1 Northern.........< SO 2