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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TTTK LETTIBKTPOI? DAILY HERALD Friday. December 13, 1012 ALL THE LOCAL AND FOREMOST AGK TAYLOR SCORES A NOTABLE VICTORY lis Triumph Over John Berg Will Give Him Prominence in the Realm of the Grappling Kings-Taylor Finely Conditioned for the Bout JYe apparently have .here in our sulst a young and buxom man who ids fairMo rise to ihe uppermost Ihnacle of the padded mat arena, .'he triumph oi Jack Taylor last ight at. the Majestic tlier'tre when lie .local wrestler pinned the abbul- c! the celebrated John Berg to lie-mat twice in one hour and ten JOHNSON FINED J50.00 l______ ..Dec... Jolinsoii was fined and costs by Municipal Judge Oooilnow, today, ou tho charge of assaulting a newspaper photographer with a cane sev- eral weeks aso in front of tho county jail, as Johnson was be- inj; led to u cell munnded to a deputy marshal. that Taylor'-Had been groomed the acme pi perfection. d cml oamc mitted after the first (all that lay- spwd aad this time lor's siwccl was far greater than be-; ,y b dsive. Thcv llad fore, likewise His knowledge oi how minules whcn T to wrestle. Uolli Willing The two wasted no time, in dally- ing at the call oi time but in- i f HIE ill- IHU til" W null.- imutes-will give the_ cx-Lcihbndge to it; ami commenced to mat- ters at the start. Xo serious holds were secured in the first half hour but after that lil-rg secured a ser- ies oi advantages which threatened to accomplish his opponent's Water- loo, bill the way Taylor would break loose when a fall cer- tain brought out the fact that had wonderful reserve powers bring to his aid when the occasion! oi America, jt. Taylor, loo, secured a I Ui pounds, leads his opponent, but! I to loliceiuui .continental fame, for even is Taylor tips the scale some ten 0 fifteen pounds heavier than Ucrg, lie latter's well-known ability rii- lects the greatest of credit upon Pnylor's future, :is he is but young it the game and Berg has been Lhrowing men bigger than Taylor or a number of years and shares .i-itli Realle, the light heavy- weight, championship riylor's weight was number ol- lea lierg's was 1S2, approximately. tfc Berg his agsressive 'I'aylor is a fine example, oi ath- advcrsnry imide it appear that Tay- ctic perfection. He may not class ior could produce'nothina; that would Oith Frank Ootch in the matter of succeed in overcoming the bundle oi ihysieal perfection as required hy muscles facing him, defying him and .he urestling game, but be compares turning him back. However, the un- avorably with Former Burns and expected happened and it came with ither lop-notchers of the mat who quickness. ;re noted agility, strength jjcrg stnring defeat in the 1 rid speed. Agility, strength, speed of a crucial toe-hold which nd weight is what the science oi very few men could have withstood, Icrg bail to contend with last night, by grjra and a counter ad although his actions wUh Tay- he fought himself free and or showed that lie is a' shortly after this his finish was ae- laster in his chosen art it was not complished for the first fall. Tay- lestine.i that mind should triumuh secured an arm hold' and a iver matter oi( this occasion and crotch he .tilted Herg I'aylor came through the fray the upon his head'with one point down; onqueror of a man of distinct and Berg was gathering his strength and ecognized class. working himself into a position. The bout started at before a spin out-of .the difliculty, but un- airly crowded house. Berg appeared: expcctedly his other shoulder met the o be no different than ou the mat and Referee Jack Rogers de- ion of their former meeting when.' clareu Taylor the winner ni tin1 first iiey wrestled two hours to a draw, I fall. Berg supporters yelled their ut on the other'hand Taylor dis-1 disapproval, failing to see where layed every sign oi beiag minutely Taylor could, win on a. Hying fall and rained for the battle. Hu was Ihin j it certainly wasn't a pin fall from ir the cheeks and carried no super-1 their standpoint of view. Berg got [nous flesh ou any part of his body, j up, aniMimped to his dressing room ike a race horse, he was trained from the vffects of the punishing toe- on speed, and when the two wresl-i bold he had been subjected to. ;rs got into action it was seen I After, nearly a half-hour rest the' lor worked from a half-nelson to leg hold which did the trick pcricct- Iv and the match was over. ENGLISH RUGBY London, Dec. are the results of rugby games played today: East Midlands 12; Eastern Counties Xewport 21: Cambridge University Edinburgh 5; Oxford 3 SPORTS IN A NUTSHELL Boxing was., resumed in Grand Rap- ids the other night for the first time in five years, or siu.ce Lewis Miko Ward bout, when Ward died. i Young Erne has calletftoff his bout with Tommy Colemnn in-Philadelphia on account of neuralgia. Charley White, the clever, Chicago lightweight, 1ms a "brother who is hox- ing welterweight 'division. CHESTER "Nnblnck" "NewRival" Loaded Shotshells Qoad wd streoten Winchester "Nublack" and "New Rmd "'Mack-ponder loaded They are strongly made and loaded brands of powder, shot and Their even pat- tern md Spinal injuries Fractured collar bones S Broken arms Broken Jaw 1 Internal injuries............... 8 Fractured, skull 1 Minor sprains, wrenches and muscle bruises C2 Chicago, Dec. killed and 1S3 injured constitutes the toll collected from the gridiron during the football eason of 1912. Despite assertions that the game of 1912 differed the old stylo plunging game, the list of -dead is the smallest since 1901, when seven lost their lives. Five niore njuries were reported this year than in 1911, but the record is short of that f 1909, when 30 were killed and 216 njured, or that of 1910, when 22 sue- Dumbed, and the injured numbered 199. Ted York, a member of tue Yale Varsity team, sustained slight injur- es in the Yale-West Point game. He from the football injury but vas stricken with pneumonia. He IJ died October 31. Sprained ankles occupy a promin- ent place in the list, of disabled. Thirty-two ankles were reported dam- jaged in the season, while twelve play- ore were reported with fractured legs or ankles. There were thirteen major dislocations ton broken, while eight; were injured internally The other injuries included -minor sprains, wrenches and muscle bruises, broken, facial- injuries, broken jaws and the. like.' Of ages: were reported between fourteen and twenty, the youngest being" -Joseph Lincoln Van Rosseri, fourteen, :oC Merrill, Wis., who was kicked'Jn; the-head in a "corner lot" contest. None of the play err, were over 15. years old: Concussion of the brain resulted. -Many Fatalities Earl. Close, the Illiopolis High school teamj 'was '-playing., against Au- burn High scliool, when, he rwas fatally injured. Clair'Fitzge'rftld, 18, of Valley, Neb., was playing with an independent team against a team of "scrubs" and his neck was broken. He .died Nov. IS, immediately after the game. Charles Hires, Jr., was ihe only college player injured. He was a member oC the Haverford College eleven, and suffered internal injuries in practice, dying Nov. 21. George Silvers, 21. the oldest vic- tim, played Sunday football with the Pittsburg Olympics. In a practice game he suffered a fracture of the skull and died." Oii Oct. Leonard Cummins, 18; Hugo Geli, 17; James Ljacu, 20, and Acton Schrontz, 15. were the others killed. Of the injured all were players ex- cept Tad Jones, coach, of the Exeter College eleven, who waa demonstrat- ing a play. The 'w-cll trained university elevens almost were exempt from, serious in- juries. It was tho small high schools and. Independent players who swelled the list athletes, MARKETS lITHMIDOt Elevator pii'tlio local market con- tinue to retailfii fjuiet, with no rollet In sight In lilgJi meat Now luUi uflfls are a luxary at sixty aojittt dozen. N'o.- 1 Northt'in No. i! Northovn No. il Northern W Nu. -t ......................v.......'............ -W No.. 1 Albcria Red "2 Alberta Hod vro. A Alberta. Red No. 4 Alberta Rcrt No. D Alhurfa Hed ion...... ihorti, per ten.....-: OaU, ton, tMktd Kolled OaU 52 26.00 57. Oil Butter arid Dairy butter 0.34. fresh .1.......... 0.45 New potatoes, pet A. O.Oti lb. 0.09 Turnips, per IB............... 0.01 Ovfont, per to Paullry; Jeete. ...............x C.2J Live spring chickens, per Ib..-- 0.15 Fowl.............. 0.1IJ 0.1S Urt, percwt ll.Of Cattle on Hoof: Steers, per pound......- O.'OG Steers, dressed, per Ib 0.11 Vi Cowi, per pound; .M Cowa, dressed, pti pound .10 Drwaed. Live, per pound .'......f, FRIDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Dec.........'. 35} 1.07 1.07 Optiii v SOfc July Oats- nee.........3 May Jan. CJasii, Prices 1 Npr. 2 Nor-.................. u Nor-.................. N'o. 4" Vo. 6 'ecd Winter Wheat- Jo. 1 Vo. 2 N'o. Oats- No. :1 C. N7o. 3 C. W. 3x.-No. 1 Feed 1 'Feed 2 Fecil o. 3 Vo. 4 sro. 1 N. W. Minneapolis Jec. SOi lay 84jt July 83i Cliicago Dec. SU [ay "89.-J- Jufv.................. 87 Clos W sn- '1.07J 1.07 t.lS.V 7BJ 731 KV, '58 ,5H t7 33 30 30J, 80 -Itii Vl" 8-1 J 81 J A'HO. MURDERED HARMLESS WOMAN Xellierton, Ont., oinc raurilcr has conio'. to light in eylon village about a milo and a ilf from this place when the .horly Hannah Lucille, wife -.of Hcnry ove, and aged 'wag dlstjqvorefl ivorod with blgo.d .and 'wbundff in a irtly exc.ivated under her. juse where it had prc- linably by the ninrderer. Tlle.iiiur- ;red woman's son describes a .stran- M- whom he met. .whilst da .his, way school, hut no ono 'is able to throw ny light on the llrs. 'Love no being a deeply re- gious woman and teacher a.-'Sim- school class. She was alone at time the murder is supposed io o taken place last Thursday, al- uyh it was only discoveriui mat: Ight. Deceased has one daughter irried aurt one son attending schcol. SHIP YOUR GRAIN TO John Billings Company Winnipeg and Lethbrldge Daily prices by wire or phone. Messrs. Asquitli and Lindsay's Office DOMINION BLOCK LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Phone 1714 P. 0. Box 278 ;