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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENT! TTTF TVATT.V.TTKn Saturday, Deeeinbcr ROGERS GOTTHt DEM ENSIGN Bout at Winnifred Went For Eight Rounds-Fast and Clever-Foley After Winner ALL AMERICA GOLFERS Philadelphia Expert Selects Team New Choices The first goK team nf ttu, cnacmi bus heeu named by an oxport in Philadelphia. Tho men nra not selected according to tho championships won. hut on the strength of their play during the spring and summw. The selections and rn'inj: Travurs. Brans. J. Travis. K. Hood. Seckel. Herrc-shoff. Kirby. Jr. JI. Byers. Hunter. Schmidt, t Kerr and H. 0. Legs. BICYCLE Hogers over Al Kniign at Wmm'red laai night in eight rounds of fighting The bout -was .scheduled for fifteen rounds, hut at tho end of the eighth Ensign was a liealeu mau arul u-Iic.n the call ol time ViiSi announced for the ninth couldn't respond, lie. 'failed" to conze tip to the scratch liminly through an accident, though flic- ntcideni only made tho hout ''ir tiiik' shorter, for it was' 'easily apparent thai eis had his opponent about out. Tht'j accident cj peculiar one. One ol! IJnsign's iuond introduced tho am-j monia-bottle anil in administering it to Ensign, smeared his lips with the liquid fhft tumpi which choked the fM so badly iliat he was -hots dc cotr.bai when the ninth j round was announced. I fit as nsl one with both' pn'edh willing to mix mat-! tors, and did from start to fin-jr. ish uthdui a letup. Hogers had it otirnsignirt.n th( start, though no? york. Dec. six-day to the extent of "having his opponent Bicycle niters at Madison Square outclassed. Rogers is an old man at -jiter n day oi slow logging, ihe garni, and hi experience being Devoted' twelve niihutes tonight to greater than Knslen's, helped him to sprjnts and spills, leaving only fight a Itati Ensign in ring of the jollrtcpn teams wttli' clean -renerilship I nsien was" just as at nine o'clock, the one bun- Eight Teams Still Grinding Away-History of the Race St. Louis Club in Difficulties Over Deposed Manager's Contract-Punched Detective Sow York, Dec. Uresnn- :ian, deposed manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, .played the leading role at the Waldorf one day recently. He .ook his contract before the board of directors of the National league, nnd after three hours of discussion behind closed doors it was apparent Bresna- lan had stumped the organized base- ball machine. In all probability llresimhan's case will be submitted'to arbitration in the state of .Missouri, where there 'is a providing for such procedure, vhieh Is similar to that which permits he appointment of referees by the Supreme court in this state. Tho directors of the league, Barney Droyfuss of Pittsbnrg, C. W. Murphy ot Chicago, C. H. Ebbets of Brooklyn, Vugust Herrmau of Cincinnati, and C. J. Sullivan of New York, appeared he anxious to sidestep the case after the evidence had been submit- .ed. Say Contract is "Ironclad' In fact, Ebhets and llerrmau both laid Bresnahan had an ironclad con- ract with the St. Louis club which, in their opinion .as laymen, would It is Interesting to note that while the houl expressed themselves f Uventy ycars perfectly satisfied with the battle. At the cisht leading Koley challenged the winner. had travelled -miles, sis and wonts to fight in Lethbridge; the next two months. Jud >ought thre-- rounds as a pre- liminary. No decision was given. s Waltliour-Cameron and Walker- Wells, 2.299 five laps Broeco-Ber- and llughie Doherty thol-2'299 miles 3 laps; Suter Bro- rounds as a pro- nine" laps Carjnan- lecision was given. miles five laps. The were 2 miles and one lap be- hind the, record. The Six-Day Bicycle Race Originated in Europe Six-dav cvcle races date from about Ottawa Uec lo-Dr. Roller 1S75' affair beat Kauuond laseaux in was run in Biriningliam England A nrestl.ni! match here tonight. Cas-.lm 1S. .hours eaux won tut loss and chose Gracco- i was held m In th's for tlie lirsl bout. He pinned ler rode wlth a Wltl1 n Roller down in twenty-eight min- wooden saddle for the full IS hours utes, but Holler won the catch-as- without dismounting, catch-can in 21 minutes and thus The first invasion of America took had the choice oi style for the final Place in Jack Haverly and Peter Duryea brought over a team to this country from Europe and gave exhi- bitions and rode sis-day races of three and six hours a day, on roller-skating floors in New York, Boston, Chicago and other cities. In 1SSG Torn Eck constructed the first track having banked or raised corners in a hall at Springfield, 111. This was the first time the riders and skaters were able make turns at full speed. Until that year all records for the Quarter inile to 1044.5 miles (144 hours) were leid by Europeans. The first 142-hour race in America hout. He again named catch-as-catch- can and won in 22 minutes. A majority of the iight fans are of the opinion ihat Ad Wolgast never will be able to regain the lightweight championship. BUCHANAN'S RED SEAL "YOUR Whisky" Mellow Scotch-Hem Bettered D. 0. ROBLIN, TORONTO 328 Sole Agent for Canada was held in the Washington Minneapolis, Ions before they these races in Nefw York. rink. Piusburg, Cincinnati "and Chicago clubs are ready to bid for Rogers as soon as his case has been settled one way or> another. Dreyfuss and Fred Clarke have already offered .a big sal- ary to Bresnahan, said to be to catch for the Pirates-''iiext year, although the offer is informal. Bresuahau admitted 'that he had been followed by detectives iu the em- of the St. Louis club. Ho sajd: "The sleuths.began me when the Cardinals made their final trip east last summer. One of them finally told me he was shadowing "me and warned me to be careful. Takes .Punch at Sleuth "Another sleuth followed mo to AWT Olf 8KI-BJG- e a Canadian winter sport, and In Montreal, on the mountain slopes, schools have teach those who want to Last ihtre was a foot or two of snow In arTd'wh'iie It did long, It gave the a chance to-get started. The above picture a class In Switzerland, showing the students In all gridti of tumbling at first attempts. Jim Corbett's Ring Gossip Bbiihg draws Us' support from all valks of life. .At any bit> botlt iu New 'ork, one can sec eminent Jurists, merchant princes, captains of finance, amous lawyers, actors, authors and playrights, to" say n'otliing of ex-flght- tbqts, barkeepers, and he sheriff of'New York county, with. i number of deputies ?cattercd about he place. The" "high brows'" and the 'lows" mix pretty well at such gath- iriugs. It to say Which lenient is til lorary truce. With Billy Nolau dictating the poi- cy of our lightweight champion, herd is not much prospect of, Wol- "ast's conqueror being seen in the Ing for some months to come. Kit- hie has been made many nice offers luring the last few weeks, but bis lanager has held out little encourage- ment to promoters. The Garden Atli- etic Club wired Nolan for terms to ox Packoy McFarlalid ten rounds in his city, but .upon learning that a guarantee was the least that would be considered by the cham- pion, (he management dropped tlie negotiations then and there. No one can justly' censure Illtchie for getting all out of the saddeat part of all to Wolgaat is the fact that his illness gave Ritchie his first opportunity to display his talent, Willie having subbed in the Welsh match for the strickon chom- pion.( Failing; to laud Ritchie tho Garden club is llirting with Freddy Welsh, who recently ''came back" in grand style and regained the British light- weight title from Matt Wells. Fred- die ,is now matched with Hughey Me- hegan, the Australian, aha their iug Is set for next Monday at Uie Na- tional Spprting Club in London. The offer to Welsh is contingent upon his success in the pending engagement. Should Mehegau emerge victor he will be asked to meet Packey: McFarland and Welsh are not strangers. They have met on three different-occasions with honors pretty even. In has given the Chicagoan the hardest battles of his career. While McFarland and Welsh would make a great match and un- questionably- draw, big here', the bout New Yorkers are hankering for strong ly is one between Packey and Jack Britton: The Jntter is boxing In great form and has won several of his re- nut cent engagements by knocking out the I his opponents, dispelling the idea that Brooklyn and sat near the bench. He trailed me back over the .bridge until I told him I was 'on.' I ordered him to go down the stairs, at Park Row in front of me, and when he refused I handed him a punch in the eye which he did not try to resent. "If the detectives were wide awake they may have seen me -drink a few Csses of beer at a well known ras- taurant here, but that was all. If they say they saw other things, I'll make them prove it. My players would know in a minute if I did not behave myself and I intend to call of them as wit- nesses." Bresnahan says that if he could get out of the National league he would promptly make application for ihe management of the Highlanders; but he will'have to wear the spangles in the Lynch circuit for some time to come, it would seem. N. H. A. WILL FIGHT Johtcnhein Declares That He Contest Johnson Case Montreal, Dec. National hockey association has decided to take action against Ernie Johnson, Prod- ;ers, Oatman and McDonald, the four ilayers who have jumped their con- tacts to play in the Pacific Coast :it wns announced recently that, a special meeting of the N. ii. A. would be' called'this week to, take the the matter up, and legal action will he entered against the men. Lichtenheia, owner of the Montreal Wanderers, savs he will light the case against Johnson to a Dnish. PIPING IN TORONTO ARENA LAID WRONG Twelve Miles of Pipe Must Be Taken Up and Belaid Before Opening Toronip, Dec. ice-makijig expert, W. j. McGee, arrived from New York, and alter a thorough exam- ination, declared that the piping at the arena would all have to he taken up-and be relald. This means that the ice already formed'would have to be thawed out, and lip't water has been forced through the twelve miles of pipe with that end in, view1. The plpofl will hav0 to be taken up and relaid propeYly. Toronto, Dec. annual meet- ing of the Canadian Baseball league was held this afternoon, with Presi- dent J. P. F. Fitzgerald In the chair. The following delegates were present: Denham, Perber and Shaughnessy. Ot- tawa; Lee and Burns, Hamilton; Stevely and Buzzell, London; Mahon- cy, Guelph; Killingaworth and Turton, St. Thomas; Nelson and Walsh, Brantford. President Fitzgerald's and Secre- tary Robinson's reporU were adopted. The pennant was formally awarded to Otta'wa. The averages were presented. In batting the percentages ci the lead- ers were: Mitchell, Berlin, .387; Fryer, Benin, .372; Wright, Guelph, .3139; Hartwell, Berlin, .3G8; Isaacs, Guelph, Troul, Peterboro, .311; Dunn, Gueiph, Courteny, Brantford, .335; Dc- lan, Ottawa, .333; Rowe, Ottawa, .329. The Spalding ball was adopted for live years under the old agreement. President Fitzgerald wan elected secretary and treasurer at a large ad- vance in salary. The executive will be a representative from each club. .lack Johnson has been blacklisted by the Aust-mldm government, and will not be allowed to box tlmrc. Willie Ritchie, the new Ujrhcnrclght c-hnmpion. wants for a ton- round bout with any nf the first (light N'cw Francisco prnmoicrs nds. York and San laugh sit tho de- championship that he can gather for he 'was a parlor boxer and lacking the the next few months. He lias earned! punch. He is modelled very inucu on i re-j the McFarland plan and while hardly the right to real wards that go-'withra titleVand like those going to be more ditlicult to dope out, just which club is destined to cop tlie rnnner-np honors." a son-in-law, and Ashley Lloyd of Cin- cinnati. The will provides that these two, as trustees of the estate, may re- tain the holdings as long as profitable, or they may dtsp'ose of them at any time. The proceeds are to, go to all mem-, berg..of. the Brush, the widow, and two daughters, Miss Na- talie Brush and Mrs. Eleanor Hemp- stead. The will was signed iu 1010 in Ihe presence o' two nurses in San Antonio, Tex., where Mr. Brush wrf spending the winter. CHANCE DENIES IT Los Angeles, Dec. H. Frank Chance last- night denied emphatical- ly that he made any statement to the effect that he would not. return to baseball until he was offered a "It would be foolish to liuock my own he said, with a smile. "I did say thai I had not decided to return to baseball, and ae I have not received an offer to manage the New York Americans or any other teim I have not. made up my mind to play ball ngain or stay out. here and pick orangc-.s. "At any rate, I don't- think I would accept any offer until 1. had an oppor- tunity to talk tlie matter over jUly with those making it." President Bnn .lohnsou, in an inter-. view in Kansas City, is quoted as say- ing that Fraiifc- Wolvorton's job with the liignlfinderK if he can get away from Garry Herr- and Prraident Lynch that waivers will havo to be aeked all over again for Chance before he can get out or the National league. Hugh Jennings says the lambasiins the Athletics have been giving thi> Cubans confirms [what he there was no reason for them to beat any good 'American! lot of players who SHIP YOUR GRAIN TO John Billings Company Winnipeg and.Lethbridgc Daily prices by or phone. Messrs. Asffyiith and Lindsay's Office DOMINION BLOCK LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Phone 1714 O. Box 278 ;