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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta LKTHWntWK IMILY ALL THE LOCAL AND WORUDg FOREMOST EVENTj ENGLISH BOOKMAKERS HER 111 VICTIMS OF BIG SWINDLE Clever Scheme Originated and Practiced With Great Success to Beat the Game on Qid Country Race TracksOver played it and Discovery Resulted have Jun come to light showing that lijUgllsh bookmakers during tile lasl racing seuou have been defrauded of hundreds of thousands of dollars by hn ingenious use of the The scheme adopted depended for its suc itfss on the fact that at the country placo messages are re ceived at shops and small business and are by telephone to the nearest post of A few minutes before the lime set for a a man would enter one of these shops and take possession of ihe telephone for a trunk paying fur a quarter of an hours conversa or more if He would be followed by another man who write out several telegrams to various backing horses and writing the name of a different hnrse on every having got the messages stamped with a time stamp by the clerk showing they were filed time set for the start of the The man in the phone box waits there ruutil he receives information from a confederate as to tup result of the and ho communi cates this by sign to the sender of the who asks Indignantly why his messages have not been sent Very says the generally a simple country but the telephone has been It is too he and demands the return o his al ready it must be Temember This one can he hand ng hack the message ou which the name of the winner and he destroys the The very simplicity of the scheme made it until it was dis covered by a whose snr prise at the consistent winnings ot one of his led him to make au h did not entail mak ing any correction ofthe original lues and there was no trace of In each case the telegram re ceived by tile bookmaker is duly timed some iniuuies before the and he filed It among his bets to be en tirely unsuspicious of the fact that he had been BedellMitten Team Second in SixDay Bicyle Race at New York Star Pitchers of ihe America League Only Allowed Two Apiece for Season Sealer and Brown Fought a Draw New tho GermanAmerican woi lie sixday bicycle race Madison Square which ended tonight Valter Hutt took the Honors for hla cam In tho mile sprint which decid d the The BedellMitten represent ed in the sprint by was and tho ClarkeHill with Jackie Clarke doing the finished The UootHehier the Drobach Collins and tho team finished fifth and Drobach ant Grenda rode for their teams In the The time for tile mile The ranging from 51SOO for and 51000 for down to each for the winners of seventh aud eighUi Walker and Wells brought up the rear of the nine teams which completed the long The six leaders had gone 661 miles and five with the trailing pair a lap and Walker and Wells au ad ditional lap in the The record for a sixdays race is 2737 miles and one made by JIc Farland and Moran iu of and Kid of Ed fought fifteen fierce rounds on Saturdiy night to a drayibefore a bis crowd at the The general opinion of the specta tors was that Brown had much the beat of the repeatedly forcing Sealer through the thoush the latter came back strong in the last two The semifinal was a fast exhibi tion of ten rounds between Kid fireman of and Eddie of At tho first of the tenth Lucas re ceived a bad cut from which the blood and the referee stopped iho giving Franks the Lucas expressed his disapproval by attacking Referee Jack n form er big white of AND BROWN MEET Tommy Burns Will Stage Benefit Bout In Calgary on Christmas Day Brown and Fighting Dick Hyland arB to meet In a charity benefit here Christmas the match having been made this afternoo Hyland insisted on 750 weight and appearance forfeit and the boxers to make 133 needs and suit FITRITE style is the style of dressed for man of s It means an exact fit and practical clothes an of all is most refined and wpnh while in mens 5th It is hard enough to get base bit off Walter Johnson und Joo Wooc nnd almost au impossibility to pro cure home rune off Thin Us is driven home through inspec tlou of the American league four bagger records of such inspec tion showing Hut each great boxmau bad only two circuit drives made off his delivery last Hurry Lord the Chicago White Sox should teel proud of himself when ha leanis that he was iho only American league player to get homers off these tw stars of bo firing Lord mad his circuit clout off the Idaho phenom ou May S and touched smoky Joe fo a Jilt for the grand tour on June 16 Plug Bodle made the other home off aud Frank Uaker th ther fourbugger off tho dat n which these historic hits wero manufactured being S and Ocio er It will be noted that the two iiirply smashes oft Johnson came In tho same a by the way in which Johnson was knocked ou of the Johnson must have hai considerable for prior to the time he was driven to shelter he smashed some hones ill Lee Tnnne hills arm by hitting him with a ed Other star pitchers did uot possess he skill or luck that Johnson and Wood showed In preventing the acture of home Russell or yielded tenhits for tho ull two of which were pro ured by Tris winner of the Chalmers car voted to him as the Troericau leagues most valuable Ed Walsh was located for six Speaker getting one such hit off the spitball expert and winning a same with i Five home rims were made off Jack three off Bob four off Vean aud only one oft Chief The figures follow New York 10 War 4 I 3 2 2 1 Chicago 0 5 4 o 2 2 1 1 Washington S 3 3 2 2 1 1 En 1 Boston G 4 4 3 Louis 5 4 2 2 2 1 Detroit 3 3 3 2 2 Jen 1 1 Cleveland Bland 3 3 2 1 i Philadelphia 5 2 1 nussell 1 1 1 Hockey and Skating SUPPLIES Skalos Sharpened ly HOCKEY PLAYERS NOTICE hockuy players lire urgently requested to turn out o tho first team practice of the MMon the laku to Expert Locksmith Guntmlth 412Sth 1032 MARKETS FOOTBALL Old Country Game Saturday OLD Country Football results aru the results of Saturdays footbal gaiues FIRST DIVISION Boltou Wanderers Liverpool liradiord City X Derby County Chelsea Middlesborough Everton Suudetland Manchester IJlackburn 1 New Castle Manchester U 3 Oldham Notts County 0 Sheffield United Aston Villa Bromwlch Ac Sheffield Woolwich Arsenal Hotspur SECOND DIVISION Birmingham Leeds City Bristol City Grlmsby Town Burnley Leicester Fosse Clapton Orient Barnslcy 2 Huddcrsfield Town Blackpool Hull City Wolvcrhampton 1 Notts Forest Bury Picton North End Bradford SOUTHERN LEAGUE Merthyr Town Queens R o Gillingham postpon Crystal Palace 2 Northampton Southampton Norwich City 0 Reading Stoke Coventry City Milhvall 0 Exeter City Portsmouth 1 Brighton HOVO Bristol 1 SCOTTISH LEAGUE Falkirk Clyde Airdrieonlans Morton Celtic Dundee Hearts Hamilton Patrick Thistle Hibernians Raithrovers Kllmaruock Motherwell i 9ueens Park Third Lanark 3 Hangers Saint Mirren IRISH LEAGUE Clirtonville Tritonville o Belfast Celtic Glenavon Shclbourne Derry Celtic 2 Distillery Derry Celtic Glentoran Linlicld la croeae faim are greatly Interested m the annual mooting of tha A A at Moose Jaw when the rcquoit of the that any pi fosulonal lacrosse OI mi who are minted with in tho be prevented fro Playing the national gamo will con Tho question has created a grea deal of interest throughout the pro It was the unanimous opinion o the debutes present at that nieetln that there wero very few slmonpur amateur lacrosse players in tho pvov nnd that they had either playe outandout professional hat played with professionals on thel or had competed against pros and could take a dras tic amateur The A considered that by having such met the whole province would e equally nnd many goot men would be given a chance to re form and play amateur lacrosse in It is believed here the vil comply with the lacrosse bodys etiuest to take action in the fININl Bffl BILLY QUF1 Kohle of champion rnnne ol the held his title to the fif teenmile championship In a field o international runners at Mechanics Building doing the distance Ii The Finnish runner was hard press and might not have won but for an accident to Billy the Auieri can champion at the very end of the Queal was leading by five yards on the last lap when ho struck anoth er runner and allowing Kohle maiiion to take the and the The remaining runners finished in this order Ted Fall River Freddie Nova form er marathon champion Karl and Bob of Alfred of fell out at the eleventh EUvitor Prices Klevalor prices on the local grain today reveal slight upward liberal supply of this fra live anil dealers report tho buds to biin excellent Iran twentytwo cents up are bflnc paid to fanners for live 1 Northern Northern 3 Northern I Northern 2 Northern Northern i Alberta 3 Alberta KM No 3 Alberta Red Alherta Red 5 Alberta lied 38 tlM eBlt Dairy butter per n per per per Ik pur TRACK PRICES Northern Northern Northern Northern 6 Red Hod Flax 3 4 Oats Extra Feed MONDAYS GRAIN PRICES market op ened to and there was active trade at steady in spite of a somewhat sharp decline in Liverpool The opening and closing prices wero as follows Jecembsi Open KING FAITHFUL TO THE SPORT OF KINGSJ Lord Dtrby Gives Assurance of Royal j Patronage of the Turf rumors to the effect that the Kins intends to give up racing are now set at rest by Lord Derbys made through Sir John Thursby at the Gimcrack din that he had been the personal re cipient of the Kings assurance that he had no intention in any way of withdrawing from the in meant to participate in racing in the future as far as hig many dut ies and engagements FLOOD RINK AT LAKE WITH WATERING CARTE i Crowds Out Been Improved RUGBY London Welsh Richmond Harlequins Old Merchant S Oxford Glasgow Northampton Blackhealh Bedford Guts Hospital 5 Gloucester Cornwall RUGBY COUNTY CHAMPION SHIP Somerset Devonshire Swansea Cambridge Newport Exeter Leicester Headingley Trinity wigan I York Hull NORTHERN ALLIANCE Broughton Warrington 0 Bramley Widness Bradford 2 Swindon Dewsbtiry Leeds Hull Kingston Kelghley 3 Hunslet Huddersfield 10 Halifax Oldham Leigh Battley Rochdale Hornets Barrow Runcorn Coventry HaUord Helens 33 105 The city will try tho watering cart as a means to solve the flooding pro blem at Henderson Park Yes terday morning and big crowds were out The ice is setting badly cut and needs flood The lights strung out upon the Ice lave made a great FRENCH PEOPLE THINK GREAT DEAL OF BASEBALL HOCKEY GAME AT TORONTO opening hockey match of the season took New French ath letic enthusiasts think they have solv ed the Olympic Those in terested in athletics in Franco nttri bute the success of Americans in the premier games to And now Franco is going to take up baseball ou a wider In order to figure prominently in the next Olympic which will be held in Berlin In the French athletes will be feasted on a baseball HU to HOCKEY IN BOSTON Boston isza Nicholas Hockey of New 3 to in a at the Arena to The game stood 2 to 2 at the end of the regular two and 1 After the success of the American team Stonfcholm usivtrssl Ion among foreigners was that base ball Indirectly was responsible for the Americans They all agreed iiiv iiiuiouai game of the country formed a fine basis for training and Now the Frenchmen think that if Ihcy take up the gamdi they will receive the same bbnelit as i annual meeting the Ontario Rugby Foot ball union was held yesterday at the King Edward with President in the The principal topic was the motion of put forward at the last that the Alert Club be expelled from the He ask ed to be allowed to withdraw the word and in its place use the word This was satisfact ory to After considerable t notion was carried by H in favor and oua declining to iPresident Denison spoke on tl claiming the Alerts were n oyal and had made unnecessary tro bie for the officers of the 1 eferred to personal telegrams he ha he claimed were n ust and containing accus Ions which were false and unfoun The Alerts bad slighted the o ers of the and ignored the o ficials and tho The Alerts can make appeal if the feel so to be reinstated nex but will only be accepted n members if a promise of better be havior is Dolan was elected the eastern re prescntatlve of the CHEW MAPLE SUGAR TOBACCO MELLOW and JUICY Manufactured by ROCK CITY TOBACCO uly Jecember December January Closing Cash Prices 1 Xori 2 5 1 Winter Wheat 2 Oats 2 1 2 Flax I Minneapolis Wheat Open December 7fis 84 85 Chicago Wheat December 89 SilVi Closo V9 S4 SoVi LIVERPOOL LIVESTOCK MARKET Rogers ft cable that there was an amplo upply of cattle on offer at Blrken tud and Saturdays prices ru 12 to 13 cents per pound or Irish SHIP YOUR GRAIN TO John Billings Company Winnipeg and Lethbridge Daily prices by or Asquith aiid Office DOMINION BLOCK Phone 1714 Box 278 ;