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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LOCAL AND WORLDS FOREMOST DAILY TTFRA LTV December Dormitory Doubled Score in an Indoor Baseball Clash The Business Men and the Dormi tory put up a close and exciting I SPORTS IN A NUTSHELL BOUT TONIGHT A New York boxing expert tells why It was for Leach Cross to stow Battling Nelson lie says ifwas because lints features were mussed and shifted all over Ills aee after opening round In such a manner that Cross was unable to find the vulnerable Poor Bat It is rumored that nan Johnson is I NmU intended to work his umpires in a dlf LASl niRH treat manner next Instead of letting each pair alternate behind the bat and in the he plans to have bis veterans call halls and lust nicht strikes and let the work indoor baseball last m1 Tlis it was a runaway natch make much of a with George Berg and Taylor Wrestle at the Majestic Theatre to a Finish UiCi I1 lilt IV liia il with the Dormitory ill the the ending H to 7 with the win ners having an innings to Jack Bliss is one major leaguer who The Business Men got away with doesnt seem to mind his transfer to a fine scoring three rims in jno nlmars When told that He the first innings to their opponents wuuiu oe Sncrameuio next year It was nip and tuck until the that nothing would suit when the Business men borne is in Cnllfcr mcnced to show signs of the wear mA lhe crast mid tear of the strenuous and scems be to succumb to the vigorous onslaught of the young In the fifth the score stood 6 to 7 in favor of the Dormitory They were shut out in this but in the sixth came hack three tallies and repeated in manner in the But his only match so far has tlgllth added their final In i been with Battling Wait ull the seventh and eighth the he stacks up against Kid Williams or Dormitory shut theBusiness Men out johnny oi the scoring columns j hut in the ninth the latter ov rr the plwte with a run aiter a rous ing rally which threatened the secut bv Lynch lor trial in ity of the Dormitory score when v itli two men on bases hit a terrific line drive the young bantamweight boxer recently imported from is described by New York writers as with the nearest approach to Terry Mc likei Govern vho has appeared on the hori The International League Is to lose its best Dill Byron has been i Hie National Robertson a larle I Uruce Itidpnth lauglis at the story and doubled up on a re1 hfj N H A are afralcl tiring the side and the get5 into the THE LINKUP game this Tile Toronto man Business catcher ager says he Is in good and pitcher 1st base ready to rough it with the worst oi 3rd base 2nd j the The only thing base field j bothering Bruce is his and if catcher they are good enough he will be on the The meeting of Uevg and Taylor atthe Majestic theatre this Iveiiins should the wrestling j affair of tinyear In when their previous performance is taken into consideration thia it is cx i will eclipse anything of kind that has ever been staged Berg gave Taylor go oi his car Mr when they met hre before and it is Berg ever was called1 upon to work They 1oth haw They know each other liettfr now and since their last mcet j ing have practised in accordance with what ihry have leauied ii one The wral points oi Tay lors defence were carefully studied by Berg and the fcrst means ol at i tacking That is where Bels is strong he And hems a natural edition of lie is a hard combination to Berg meet a husky and willing opponent in who lias also profited by their former en Taylor will enter the fray tonight as strong and lit as ever he has ami will be pre pared to put up the battle of his He will be richer in experi ence and better ahie to meet the at tack of Berg whatever new miiy be sprung than There Will IK no prelininarie5 and bout is scheduled to commence at Extra Special Special MAJESTIC THEATRE TONIGHT KETUKN Wrestling Exhibition Two CiiiuliduioN lor Wrestling Honors JOHN TAYLOR JOHN BERG A FINISH PURSE TO THE WINNER OouH1 iuul vofo for your favorite POLICE GAZETTE RULES TO GOVERN The firstmooting1 of these two men AvijUJO well Iimieniliercd and an excellent exhibition is Prices Ringside pitcher 1st base field 2nd base field 3rd The score by innings Dormitory ISi 203 Business Men 310 110 uol7 job when Toronto takes the AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BLACKLIST JOHNSON FRANK WOULD BE DELIGHTED Chance Pleased With Prospects of Joining the Highlanders Los Chance said here today that he would be delighted to join the New York He aaid he knew of no team with lie would rather There isnt a chance for Johnson to get in a ring In Jack has not only been blacklisted by Promoter but also by the gov Chief Secretary Frederick Flowers said There is very little objec tion to boxing as it is now con but we dont want sii other Johnson Wolgasts Defeat at Hands of Willie Ritchie by McNaughton The RiversMandot WalkerThe Sensational Showing of Battling Nelson siG BASEBALL TRADE Chicago Nationals and Cincinnati Reds Swap In It New of the Chicago ami Cincinnati National league baseball reached on ag reement today under Chicago trades Joe Catcher Chapman and Pitcher Loudermilk to Jor Pitcher Shortstoji Player and Outfield ersMitchell and Almeida and the Cuban players with the Reds lost are managers of rival clubs in Ha vana this They play only or three games eiich so they are not in danger o overwork during the A wonderful Working Glove aa tough as a blacksnake e and longest wearing Work If you want deal in and the best glov service that your money can ask and insist on gettin SATISFACTION OR A NEW PAIR FREE The Hudson Bay Knitting Expert Glove and Mitt MONTREAL By Damon Kimyon They went to bury Caeaar yesier day and at the conclusion the obseiiuies the corpse got shed his shroud and made an It was most Oscar Matthew Battling of Hege wisch sometime lightweight pionof the waa cast in the role of a dead and Leach of the lower East put in a full i union day preparing Oscar tor that pusillsticbourne whence few despite their personal convictions on the At the end of ten rounds Cross had clubbed himself into a state of nervous to say nothing of having worn out a pair ot stoves on Oscar Matthew Battlings corru gated But Oscar still had the floor at the finish and was exuding words and little red corpuscles long after Cross had retired to his Cross but much ot his youth ful enthusiasm was spent before the the tenth when he dis 1 covered that his punches were merely shifting the Nelson features back and forth across the Nelson face without afiecling the It is sus i that Oscar wears i movable The fear which had been expressed in some quarters that Cross might knock Nelsou dead proved utterly I Nelson can go arouud Leach wearing handcuffs and Oregon I and the pride oi the East Side I wculd not crack a tile In his Tliere was one brief flicker of an form from Hegeswich in the first round when Oscar had Cross gasping through his but there after Leach gave the former champion a considerable Southern With his furious at tack oi Rivers battered down Mandots and in a show of hitherto be side stepped and blocked the Frenchmans blows until he had Mandot missing like a rank fBy Walker Once again we have the brown hand of Joe Rivers reaching out to grab the fellow who owns the lightweight In the same ring at where in he was beaten by Joe Mandot some two months the California came back and whipped the game New Or leans cut him to as the old followers of is left no room for argument as to the question of superiority be tween little Rivers beat in everything that socs to make up a twentyround and Referee Eytons act in raising the Mexicans hand at the fin ish was unnecessary so far as the great holiday crowd was Every man inside the and the old nrcna building was packed to ev I ery had known for at least a quarter of an hour what the verdict would Mandocs claim to recognition asa championship contender he left inside the but carried with him the respect and admiration of that won Ideriul California fight is game through and otherwise the contest would never have gone into the seventeenth i In the sixteenth Mandot fought the better part of two min utes in that condition which is tech nically described as knocked out on his It wns a porfTily trained not the fat and dissipated youth of last Labor conquered the By McNaughton Ad Wolgast is no longer lightweight champion of the He lost his title by striking Willie Ritchie a foul blow in the sixteenth round of their scheduled twentyround buttle at Daly Whether Wolgast saw that a knock out was inevitable and preferred to lose his laurels the way he did is an open The writer believes that the champion was so daned that he had nothing left but fighting and was lashing out blindly when he delivered the punch that cost him his As far as it could be Wol gast was a beaten man He had dropped once in the sixteenth round after takicg a righthand crack on the He was staggering around wheu he ell again without be ing who was plain kept right after Wolgast after the first but was unable to connect It was not so much hat Wolgast displayed clever ness in avoiding Ritchies assault as i was that Wolgast was lurching ant reeling in such a manner that Ritchie could not hit It was like aiming at a swinging In any Wolgast stagger ed and Ritchie unloaded vol leys of punches on thin Wolgasts head cleared to some ex tent and he fought He swung clumsily at the there being nei ther direction nor force behind his He bad Ritchie against the ropes and kept him there b leaning on Ritchie and danced to mid ring and planted himself to deliver a right Wolgast reeled towan and after a couple of wild lunges swung his right into the San Fran ciscanc This was the blow that caused Ritchie to sink to his jarne Will Be Booming at the Lake Within a WeekLeague Reorganized Last Night The cily hookey leaguewas Uior uglily tcorgaiiizcd last night with ho result Unit Harold Henderson s attho head oi with Bohson and toiillicai his vislt nil left The new vicepresident mil secretary moan business and hey Imve a live executive committee upPortiiiK Shdii in limit plans hat will bo brought to maturity in President Henderson iuiorm d Herald tills morning thai the oiitnict work for Ilio rink that the cnguovvlll build at the lake has Ireaily been looked into and the vrirk will hn commenced right away vhich will ensure the hookey rs of city an enclosed place to lay favorite game within a veeks The rink will he located about fit y feet from shorn at tho centre o he west end portion of the t will measure 80 by JOll feet and vill be enclosed by a high board encc on the wind sides and probably owcr boards on the opposite sides or the benefit of the Tt is enough interest shown ill tie hockey games of the city league Ieachers will be built on one city has pronHsed irce Hooding llld which is no small n helping the hoys The is is go ir to iiavo a pumping apparatus in tallcii at tho of vhich will insure a proper concli ion of tho If the weather is favorable hockey be booming within a The officers elected last night vere and Stew Aldermen Skeith and He Sporting Goods Oil High Aqua Turcott and A Full Line of Hockey Skating SUPPLIES Skates Sluiipeuetl by Expert Expert Locksmith and Gunsmith 4125th Phone 1W2 MARKETS No Prlcti I a 3 ftll rill 1 Alberta lied Alberta lied 8 Alberta lied Alherla Red i Alberta Hed Hi 38 THURSDAYS GRAIN MARKETS was some aclivity at the hiit crude in both iiish and options was quiet thlg and with close of navi a dull season seems to set PiIces opened and were a little firmer all Vlax seems to have touched bottom at the beginning of tho and now on tho up Receipts are gradually and today there cars and 675 IB The weather which wan very cold ill Manitoba and Saskatchewan lust is moderating and will eauso no appreciable delay In Cables closed unchang ed 91 to up unchanged un The opening and closing prices to day were as follows Open December May July Oats December May Flax December January May 79 ia 105 106 111 JIM CARROLL DEAD ireets Friends Who Come to Attend His Funeral New imposing array of taxicabs carried many of the veteran sporting men oi New York city to Sheepshead Bay last night o attend the funeral ot Jimmie Car oldtime Brooklyn Jimmie was popular for years along 3roadway and when word hi death trorn injuries in a train accident Broadway all of his old ad Hirers agreed to attend the funeral n When they reached the Carroll iiouse they were a llttlo surprised that there was no crepe on the Are we too late for the last sad rites asked Jack former ivorlds lightweight The answer came promptly from ihe darkened It was Jimmie Carrolls own voice and thelanguage was Ill prove to the man who started this story of mi death that I am far from cried Carrol as the as tonished men filed into the He explained that ho had been injured as but was now Closing Cash Prices Wheat 1 Northern 2 Northern o Northern 4 5 i 1 Feed Winter Wheat 1 2 S Oats W 3 W 1 Feed 1 Feed 2 Feed Barley S 4 Minneapolis Wheat Open December 79 May July S5i Closo 78 81 S5H 82g 107 107 US 7IH4 76 V4 Close SO 84 Chicago Wheat December July All arrangements have been com pleted for the 20round bout between Owen Moran and Jem sched uled to take place ill London January SHIP YOUR fiRAIN TO John Billings Company Winnipeg and Lethbrldge Daily prices by wire or AsquHh and Lindsays Office DOMINION BLOCK Phone 1714 Box 278 Old Irish Whisky Brings back the tang of the peat and the sound of the bro gueits Irish through and Aged S years in wood At ill foci ieifers Toronto Sole Agent or ;