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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta rin: LETiiBBrncife DAIL Hamilton Alerts Champion Rugby Team of the Dominion >r ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS FOOTBALL OLD COUNTRY GAMES AN ALL- MEM- Inter-City Rugby Match Re- sulted in Favor of Queen Berg Team by Score of 30 to 22 Toronto, Uec. all-Toronto isam defeated the all-Hamilton team iu the inter-city match yesterday by a score of 30 to 22. It was one of (he most interesting games seen here this season. Both sides took a great many chances, and the result was some fine open play, and a good deal of sensational running; work. Both teams made numerous chang- es in their line-ups, and thus kept the players fresh, which added to the zest of the game. Hamilton was without (he aid of their star punter, Lockie, of the Alerts; but Toronto did not have Gall, so they contented them Late John T. Brush, Of New York Nationals punting for the rugby football union team this year. The absense of any star players helped to make It a run- ning game. Craig, of the Alerts, and Whale, o the Argonauts, were absent, because of injuries. Lawson was playing right up to his best form, and he made three of Toronto's touches, two of i hem by long runs, and the third by a fine piece of line-smashing. llaynard was also back in good shape once more. He and Hal de Crutehy worked one of the nicest combinations through a broken field seen here this season, going over for a try. Manson, the sensational inter- mediate of the Hamilton Rough Rid- ers, more than made good in senior company, and promises to be very much in the limelight next year. Me- ICIvey, Calenby and Isbister. of the Ti- mers, were the most conspicuous men on tile Hamilton line-up. mne so i.ney contented tnera- selves with the Upper Canada Col- Rifvrlp Rirlpr Frnm MPT lege lad, Hal de Crutchy, who was D1CyCle rafler from Mai of the Globe Entered-Mak- Fast Time WHITE-HOPES Very Rare Species Bill McNaughton, Airs His Ex- peri Views of the Heavy- weight Pugilistic Situation San Francisco, Dec. Joe Jean ette goes to Australia iu Jack John on's place, as he has contracted to o, rather a unique situation will pre- ent itself. All the colored heavyweights will e piled up on one side of the Pacific cea'n and all the white hopes on the her. And that, possibly, can truly be re- rded as an unmixed blessing. With no dark shadows falling ath- art them it will be a line time for e pale-face stalwarts to get together d determine who is who. For that liter, the initial move in the weed g-out process has nlready been made r Jim Flynn and Luther McCartj e to face each other at Los Angeles December 10. Tbe pity of it is that Al Palzer who it n-as thought 'was being held in reserve for the winner, should have London, Deo. are th results football games: First Division Aston villa i; Holton Wanderers 1 lllackburn Hovers 5; Urodfonl Oil: Derby -I; Woolwich Arsimal 1. Kvorton 1; West llroimvlch Alblor Manchester United 4; Sheffieli United I. -Mlddlesboro Athletic l'. Notts County 0; Newcastle United 1. Suefllcld Wednesday 0; Mnuchestci City 0, Sunderland 7; Liverpool 0. Tottenham Hotspur 1; Chelsea 0. Second Division Barnsley 2; Glossop 1., Blackpool 1; Stockport County 1. Bradford 2; Hull City 3. Bury 0; Lincoln City" 3. Fullhain 1; Clapton Orient 1. Grlmsby Town 0; Nottingham For- est 0. Hudderslield Town 0; Birmingham 0. Leicester Posse 0; Preston North Wolverhamptou Wanderers (I- Um ley 2. Leeds City 1: Bristol City 1. MARKETS LETHBNIDQK Elevator Prices Local grain market elevator prices loday reveal a downward tcmlr-ncv. A few strictly fresh ngRs are beiiiR at sixty cents per while butler remains lirm. Yo. 1 Northern N'II. 2 Northern ijr, Yo. .'1 Northern ji I .15 1 Alberta 2 Allicrtu lied Alberta Red 51 Alhcrta Alhcrla lied 37 nort., ts'M Jats, per ton, sacked zu.uo lolled Oats................... utttr and Dairy butter s. butter ESES, fresh........ the Northern Union league: Bailey C; Salford 8. Coventry 5; Rochdale Points 21. Halifax S. Hull H; Kelthley 2; Bradford 5. Leeds 3; Broughton Hangers 10. Oldham 37; Barrow 5. St. Helens 1C; Dewsbury D. Swinton 2S; Runyon 3. Wakefield Trinity 20; York 10. Warrington (i: Hllddersfield 21. Widnes 10; ..Hull Kingston Rovers 39. Wigan Hunslet 13. potatoes, per ft eels, per arrots, per Ib.....' urnips, per Ib. nloni, per Poultry: Oesc, G.O'J 0.02 0..01 to .04 0.11 0.23 TODAY'S TRACK "PRICES No. 1 Nor. .Yo. 2 Nor. -N'o. :f lied Winter- No. 1 No. 3.................... No. 3 Flax Uarley No. 2 C. W. Ex. No. 1 Feed WINNIPEG GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Man., Dec. narkeis open and close )ec................... .lav Dec. lay Flax- Dec............................'. Ian..................' lav.......... grain were Open Close 78J 81 83-1- fash Prices l.nri 1.03 1.12" 1.10" Wlicat- fo. 1. Nor. 'o. 2 Nor................... o. 'A Nor.................. o. 4 Winter o. 1 o. 2 o. 3 o. 2 C. o. 3 C. W................... A. No. 1 Feed............. o. 1 Fred o. 2 Feed ......I........... I No. 'a Minneapolis 31 .V 38 i 29 28.'. 271 Wheat- Dec.......... May July CHICAGO GRAIN PRICES Jim Corbetf s Queensbery Criticisms Jack liritton is cutting a wide swath these days. His latest victim was Young Savior, the Indianapolis light- weight, for whom not so very long ago ;reat things wore predicted iu the lighting line. couple of mouths ago when Britton and Saylor met in Boston and tbe latter was so badly worsted that the newspapers accused him of fouling to avoid being put way, 1 stated in this column that lirilton had demonstrated that he was he better boxer and outclassed the .ndianapolis lad. The latter's man agcr took exception to my remarks and in a letter to the press intimated hat I was prejudiced and that Saylor had been given the worst of it by the referee, or words to that effect. no desire to rub it. in, but in justice to myself 1 wish to say that I do not allow friendship or prejudice to in- llnenee me where a matter of com- parative skill of boxers i.s concerned. Al thi! time I was convinced 'liritton j was tho better iimn am] frankly said j.-o. The result of the Davlon battle the utlier niijlu proves 1 bad the boys sized mi right. For some reason Packey Macfarland maintains a discreet silence when the subject of boxing Jack Britton is men- tioned. Can it be that the marvellous- ly clever Packey has outgrown the "mis-fits' 'class in which he and Brit- ton have long been ornaments. .Mac has several times been on the verge of gettlug a crack at the lightweight championship, only lo have something interfere and upset the plans, and now when the title has changed hands and there is a probability, that the weight limit is to be raised, It would be hard luck indeed if he has grown too heavy to make the 135 pound mark. I know- that Packey has been piling up weight for a long time and the process of tak- ing off the poundage became a great task. At the same time I think the matter of a few pounds one way or the other would make little difference so far as Britton is concerned. At any rate, we would like to hear from Packey about the proposed Hritton match or friends will begin to be- lieve the report that he- intends lo re- tire from tin: rliiB. while the knockers ill boldly assert he Is afraid to lake i chance with the skillful Uritton. Chicago, 111., Dee. that Argentina would begin shipping new wheat before the end of the month had a bearish effect today on prices here. Cables from Buenos Ayres tell- ing of fine weather counted against the bulls. Resting orders to buy at 3 decline, however, steadied the mar- ket. The opening was a shade to and lower. May started at 90 and aoj to a loss of -i to j- and i and sagged to and 90. Oats showed an easy feeling in sympathy with other grain. May which started unchangeif to a six- teenth lower at 32; and J to 32} held al the. last 'named figures. Tom O'Ronrke and Al Palzer are about due in Los as they left Xew York early in the week. Palzer is matched to box the winner of the Jim Flynn-Luther McCarthy bout, which is to be held at Tom Mc- Carey's Veruon arena next Tuesday. The big fellow has been suffering- from a very bail cold, but it is thought the milder climate of Southern California will speedily cure him of the ailment and allow two or three weeks of hard work. NEW TEAM RACING DISTACE EVENT Regarding the Flynn-JlcCarthy bat- tle, it looks to me that the veteran Flynn ought to bring home the bacon. Unless, of course McCarthy is vastly improved over his New York form. The rules prevailing In the west should help Jim, as his long suit is n-fightlng. McCarthy, I think, is too green for the Pueblo man. Palzer should prove more of a match for His style is of the saint! rush- ng variety and he is no stranger to clow range lighting, as O'Roiirke has mil him sper-lalizn in that department of the game if training camp. New York, Dec. racing at twelve miles was inaugurated in in- door irack athletics iu this country, at the Bradhurst field club games in the Twenly-second Regiment Armory tonight. Hannes Kolemanien, the Fin- nish Olympic runner, and Harry Smith, of this city, paired, and estab- lished the first world's record in thii event, 53min. 3sec. Two other features of the games y.-ere tile wonderful running of How- ard Drew, the colored Olympic run- ner, representing the Springfield, Mass., High school, and the defeat' of 'Ben Adams and Plait Adams, Olym- pic champion standing high jumpers. Urew twice equalled the world's re- cord of "lisec. in the 70-yard Indoor dash. He started from scratch in the somi-finnls and final and had mfficuliy iu winning both. Tho de- feat of the Adams brothers was ac- by GoehriiiK, of JIo- linwk A. cleared the bar ut (five feet, three inches. ;