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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta T11K 11KRAL1) Tiifsday, 16, ALL THE LOCAL ANO WORLD'S FO3EMOST EVENTS MADISON SQUARE GARDENS FILL. BETTER TIME THAN EVER BEFORE Ht'UXS OFFEHKD FOH FIGHT .A. FORMER HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION RETURN TO RING AT BE CONSIDERING Tommy Hums, I'ulmiry pion of tho -.vorld, has been offered heavyweight ollmiimtlou tournanieut that j In Los Angeles with the Flynn-.McCart.v The foruier champion luis been out of but claims that ho has kept himself In such enter the ring in tip-top condition almost a Hussoll Sage of the prize ring and any lime have a real reason why. T hoavyyriiiglit chain- Uneot the wiuiu-r of the December 10th, York, fur- ther on the record in each successive hoiu, fhe bicycle ridels who started at midnight last nighv in Uie twen- tieth annual six day race, were near- Iv ten miles ahead of the hcst pre-i________________ vious; performance when the score was posted at the end of 31 hours, at midnight, which was 532 miles, 3: oi" The teams were still Hunched j DaSCUdil tit A at midnight, with I've leading. Hut one spurt during the cvcnin'g arouspd the enthusiasm of a crowd which tilled Madison .Square Garden, j .irness for several years condition that he could Tommy is the ,OUO he will now. To r Lisses ill) JEM DRISCOLL AND OWEN MORAN Will Battle for British Featherweight Championship In January London, Dec. battle for the Uriiish featherweight championship before the National Sporting Club here-On January 27. Jem Driscoll, of Cardiff, and Owen Moran, of Birming- ham, are matched today. The fighters will split a purse of ?7300, the win- uei getting tit) 2-3 per cent. Each man has also a side bet of It is agreed that the boxers will make ll'o pounds at 2 p.m. on the day of the fight. Tomorrow Night The second game of the Y. M. C. A. indoor baseball league will be played tomorrow evening, starting at 8.15. The combatants for the game will be the Business Men's class and the Dor- mitory team, ft will be a hot contest. There is keen rivalry between the teams, and they will both enter the fray with blood in their eyes. An admission of ten cents will be charged stag spectators of the game; adles free. The match will afford ively entertainment. mm urn j Taber, Dec.' At a meeting of the Curling club tins evening the follow- I ing skips were appointed I li. W. Wright, D. W. Coulter, J. A. Ross, T. 11. Henderson, Douglas, 0. C. Millar, ll.-A. Cavan, A. A. Hanmian, H. A. Beard, 11. v.V. Jlctjartie, 0. K. Kwing, G. H. Pow- FORTUNE OF HOKSE FLESH SAILS AWAY SEVEN EQUINES WORTH SHIPPED TO EUROPE FROM NEW YORK New York. Dec, hundred and sixty thousand dollars worth of borseflesh sailed "for Europe Saturday on the steamship The fortune was represented by eeveu horses, six of which James R. Keene had just sold to William K. Vaiiderbilt, Jr., and the seventh, the famous Peter Pan, which -Mr. Keene recently said he sold for to George J. Gould. The six horses purchased by Mr. Vamlerbilt are Maskett, Masquito, Early and Often, Court Dress, Ort Wells and Oceanbound. The horses were -in charge of Phil Cbinn, .Mr. Keeue's trainer, who admitted the sale of the six to .Mr. Vanderbili, but declared that Peter Pan was merely being taken to London and Paris because he could not race here. .CKpl -R.oA.....tA.fBabieos ell. Some thirty members were present FAST. BOUT AT SASKATOON NEWSPAPER DECISION- AFTER 'HYLAND FOOTBALL Standings Old Country Clubs Manchester Oily IHncliburn Hovers _______ Aston Villa i West lli'om'wleh Saskatoon, Deo. KcU'hel, shollleld Wed. o! Chicago, outpointed Chuck l.ar- Xcwoustle United sou, of St. Louis, in a fierce fifteen Holton Wanderers, round battle, tonight. Although no oidhain Athletic decision was given, Kclchrl the County newspaper vcr.lict, as well as tho siindorliind popular decision. .Liverpool battled like a little demon. He was the.aggressor from start to Clly finish and was on top of Larson dm time. Kctchel had all the bettor of the early rounds, but aitcv the sixth Larson eomu.vnml Ip impt'ovc and liulshcd strong. He gave, a aplen- d'..l demonstration of ganteness und took a lot of punishment in the early! stages. In the first six rounds he, uolwlch Arsenal missed numerous terrilic rights to Pint Olvlilon I'. W. 15 II) S Mltldleshoro Sholliold United Chelsea Notts til 17 ir, 15 ll! Ill 15 la lli 17 15 l'i 11: 15 ir, 15 ifi in 1't. 22 (i 23 G 21 :i m 20 2 20 C. IS r, 17 1' lli 1 JO is 10 HI 10 II the jaw, but guaged his blows uei- tcr after that, ketdirl bad seven i rounds, Larson four, the others he- g even. Ketchcl's manager, l.arney Lichen- Second Division Burnley Uirmingham Lincoln City stein, challenges Fighting Dick Hy-j Preston North End to meet Steve, winner take all. iiouiwls, and it, is the intention of the club to have the first game as soon as SunnySoutliern Alberta climate comes eolder. the WOLGAST TIRED OF THE TRAINING GRI And Will Go After Short Bout En gagements for a Time at Least San Francisco, Dec. hart: and grind of training for a 20- battle is mighty distasteful to Ad. Wolgast. and it is reported here oday that the icnner champion in- iemis to go after the short-bout game until the opportunity arrives for him to meet Willie Ritchie, his commeror, again. Wolgast admitted to friends here that he didn't put himself hi proper condition for the battle against Ritch- ie, underestimating the ability of tho challenger. Notts Forest Wolverhampton Clapton Orient W. L. D. Pt. s -I r, 21 s 2 r, 21 8 3 20 Hull City If, 7 I J Fulliam Leeds City Barnsley Hildderslleld Bury Bristol City Blackpool Grimsby Town Leicester Fosse Stockport Glossop Hi M H n; 15 15 15 If, 15 13 3 -i CASE BEFORE IK MARKETS Umpire, Rigler Lays Claim to Healthy Stipend-Tinker Deal Comes Up New .York, Dee.. claim ol Htesaalie.u against the St. Louis club for alleged breach of contract probably will bn settled by an arbi-' (ration commit ten in St. Louis. This! was Die tentative decision ol the' hoard of directors of Hie r.aliona league jit Us annual meeling here lo day. Urcsnahan and his .attorneys George T. Priest and Arthur W Sagcr, of St. Louis, appealed he (ore the board and presented tli claim. The St. Louis dab was rep resented hy President .lames .Johns, who" also is an attorney. At tor listening to the arguments foi and against Bresuahan's claim foi four years' salary, the hoard sug gested some sort of peaceful settle meut and the attorneys retired foi an hour to discuss terms. On thci: return Hie tentative arbitration plai was broached received the sane tion o( the directors. UMJ'IHE HAS CLAHI The claim of Umpire Rigler t London, Dec. players at the universities of Oxford and Cam- were asked today to form a combined team to undertake a tour of the Pacific coast of the tinted States. The invitations were sent out by the secretary oi the Oxford Univer- sity Athletic Club. It is intended, should the team be formed, to play a series of games, eight in number, next autumn against teams representing the Le- land, Stanford and California Uni- versities and club teams. In tlW has the they were mi Men of To-morrow those whose veins tingle with energy and enthusiasm, are best exponents of the styles of To-day Tailored are seen most where good taste predominates And now let c> join forces in n; year. Tlic Herald flfict thc heju move designed In their making, nothing but quality fabrici are ever used. Then the cutting and tailoring are equal to that of any You get Ml value for every dollar you pay, knowinzthat your money is on dfpotit only until satis find. flS to T.C. Ridpath WILLIE HOPPE IS WINNER Beats Japanese Billiard Crack ii Final Game of Tournament Philadelphia. Dec. Hoppe won the final same of the three-cush- ion 1S.2 balk-line billiard tournament here tonight, defeat int.- Kodji Yamada, 400 to 244. ri The winner's high, run was 99 and bis average 20. The Japanese's high- eat run was GS, anclhis average 12 6-19. Hoppe all, four gaiaes played by bim in the tournanien.t, while Yfluu ada and George SIcsson each lost two games to him, and won and lost one to each other. A TABER "CHEF" Taber, Dec. Leo ,he famous Taber RETURNS Cook, one of returned 'rom Calgnry, and will again be seen n local hockey this season. Leo has mt on about twenty pounds, and should prove one of the best defence nen in the province. BOUT AT WINNIFRED Friday evening at tt'inm'fred one ol the best bouts that has heen staged in this part oi the country is ex- pected to be pullt-d off when Jack Rogers and Al. Ensign come togeth- er for a fifteen-round go. Rogers is a welterweight of some class, hails from Salt Lake. He put" it over Jud Foley, it will lie rfimem-: hered, at Warner about three months ago. His clean-up oi Foley estali-; lished Rogers in strong up here. has fought: some of the best men in the business at his weight, and lias come oR with colors flying. His op- ponents include young Peter Jackson and Toni Caponi at Salt Lake, se- curing a draiv oil each oi these men. Rogers seldom fights draws, and cither puts his man away or gets put away His victims in- clude .Ijm .h'HoL'ds, Morgan Wil- liams, Vic Hanson anil other lesser Southern P. W. L. Swindon Town 16 10 It Crystal Pflluce ___ 1 3 Heading 16 D -1 Queen's Park R. 15 7 2 Mlllirall Athletic 15 S 1 Plymouth Argylc 15 Watford IS i 7 West Ham United 15 i 6 Portsmouth 1C 5 5 r. Brighton Hove 15 5 U Northampton Hi G S Coventry 14 4 4 Merlhyr Town 14 4 4 Exeter City 11 5 5 Gillihgham 1C 4 7 Sloke 1C C 9 Bristol Hovers 15 4 1! Southampton 1 ti 4 S Brentford 17 5 11 Norwich 1C 4 S Scottish League R. W. L. Rangers 1 6 10 o Celtic ic 10 Hearts 1C 10. 4 Greenock M 17 S 5 Falkirk 1C 0 Clyde .16 4 Airdrieonians 17 r> St. Jlirren 17 fi Aberdeen 17 5 Motucrwell 1C 5 Hibernians l'i t> Hamilton 1C C Ilaith. Hovers lli 7 Dundee Hi 7 Kilmarnock IS fl Third Lanark 17 S Fartick Thistle ___ 1C Queen's Park 17 2 14 SUMMERS NEW WELTERWEIGHT London, Dec. 9. Summers tonight won the terweight championship Great Britain from Sid on points. The fight place at the National against the l-'hiladeiphia clul for services In signing Pitcher Rix ey, gave the directors an opportunit; to on record as opposed to UUY pires acting vas scouts for club man agers in securing players. The elain of Rigler placed on file and a i hearing probably will he held later 'this week" to decide its merits. Urn .pirc Rigler alleged that be received J300 of which the Philadel pbia ciiih agreed to pay if he. bignei Pitcher Rixcy, then a student at tin University of Virginia. It is expected that the first busi- ness transacted will be a settlcmen' of claiin of Garry Herrmann, of Cin- cinnati, to Joe Tinker, the short- stop of the Chicago club, in change for several players. With the exception of J. .1. McGraw, manager is ill the, city for the leagui meeting tomorrow and several trades for players arc expected to be made Hockey League Decides to Play at the Lake There will be a meeting of the Lethbridge Hockey League tomorrow ening at T. C. Ridpath's store, at 8.30. The league has abandoned the idea of a rink .at the Athletic Park, and will, concentrate their attention on plans for a rink at Henderion Lake. Mr. Allen Jack, city sports commis- sioner, will be asked to attend. The league will ask the city to co-operate In furthering their plans. It is likely that a space will be set aside at the lake for hockey, which will be boarded bs fer it is, the hockey players interfere greatly with the skaters. The league will draw up a schedule of games with five teams entered, the a test addition fating the Sporting Goods. The league now includes; Y. M. C. A., Aquatics, High School, Hen derson's Garage and Sporting Goods. JOE RIVERS GETS A LUCRATIVE OFFER San Francisco, Dec. Rivers, contender for the lightweight title, who a sparring exhibition iit theatre here, is in receipt today of an offer of to box ten rounds n York, with Leach Dross. The March of the Dead Ones fBy W. A. Phelon) A traveler from foreign lauds stoo_d at the inlersection of great thor- oughfares, marvelling as he gazed up- The Al. Ensign i, before him. A well known. He is a vouns .and vie- of "U3t camc "P onc of orous fiBhtcr and is afraid'of no one. streets' and' ils drew liearer' at his weight. lie has many bach- myth-mic trampjif marchmg lect crs who.are willirii; to wager strons- ly on his chances oi their man ning. The boy himself is con- fident of being declared the victor. They will tight at catch in the neighborhood of pounds. PALZER PREPARES Training in Los Ange'es for Flynn-McCarty Winner Los Angoles, Dec. Pal- zer, the New York heavy- weight is here train- ing for the Xew Year's date with tb'e winner of the Flynn- McCarty battle scheduled at Vernon next Tuesday night. He was accompanied by his mana- ger, Tom O'Rourke, and his sparring partner, Al McCloa- key, :t middlewc-iyht, who ox- peota to find an oiiRaRement for himself nronml ihe first of the year. A Full Line of Hockey Skating SUPPLIES Skates Sharpened by Expert D. MacDonald Expert Locksmith and Gunsmith 412-Sth St. S. Phone 1032 grew louder tlian the din of a steel mill. "What is asked the traveler. "A procession in honor of some noble responded one who stood near by. "Only a' parade of the fel- loes who used to play first base for Pittsburg." Then from the opposite direction approached another huge parade. The banners fluttered; tho drums boomed; the marching multitude went past with discouraged step and grim, hard faces. "Is this the funeral or a asked, the traveler. "Not explained the native son. "This is the Grand March of tho Dead men who used to manage tlie Cincinnati Reds." Hardly had this cortege departed when up the street, with blare of horn and shriek of flfe, came still a larger procession. It swung by with noisy clatter, wjth so many men in. raiik that.the width of toe street was not sufficient and numbers of'them pushed from the flauk of the parade, fell into the cellars. "And exclaimed the travejer, "must a rally of all the voting population proceeding lo a great mass "Well, hardly replied his new- found friend. "These are tho men who are .coins to buy J'hiiHutlphia' Nationals." MAKKBTI Prlets Local market elevator prices tofiay reveal ir downward, tendency. A fnv strictly fresh cggK are 'at sixty' cents pur down, butter remains linn. Northern Northern Northern........................ Alberta lied OK Alberta lied lij Alberta Itcd Til Alberto lied ............i..... 45 Alberta lied 37 Bran, pur ton............ JI.QO Chord, per toa............. IS.OO QaU, ton, ucknl 20.111) Kollcd Oats.................. 27.01) Butter and buttor......, 0.34 Citanwtf huttw t.SS EKES, frosh 0.45 New potatoes, pet ft. Beets, per lb............. CarrotB, per lb........... Turnips, per Onloni, per Poultry: Live spring chickens, per lb... fowl.................. Duchs 0.0" 0.02 0.01 to o.K 0.33 O.lti 0.13 per cM. Onutt, cwt Cattle on Hoot: Steers, per pound Steers, dreesed, per lb 6.M 11.M DM O.lUi TUESDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Open Winnipeg, Dec. The o closing prices on the grain today were as follows: December May December May Flax- December January May Cloting Prices No. 1 Northern No. 2 Northern No. y Northern No. 4 Northern No. ;5 Northern No. ti Northern Feed Wjnter Wheat- No. 1 No. i! NO. H No. 4 No. 1 C. W NO. c. w Ex. No. 1 Feed No. 1 No. 2 Feed ._ Barley No. Xo. 4 lax- No. 1 N. W Minneapolis Wheat Open December May SSH July SS'i Chicago Wheat December May 98 K July StiH pen anil markets Close TllVi 83V4 105 lilili Closo 84% .401 Caliber Self Loading Rifle This is the latest moat power- ful rifle of the so-called automatic type. It bac more power than the .30 Army rifle. This power, com- bined with its unequalled rapidity of fire, makes it exceptionally effec- tive for hunting big-game. It is in construction fcud opera- tion and nil its metal arc made of Nickel Steel. The name "Winchester" on it guarantees it to be satisfactory in every way. Send postal for illustrated catalog. VMCKSTER RffUTIM IWS Cl, NEW HAVEN. CONN. ;