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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LOCAL' AND WOHLD'8 EVENTS LKTHBRIDOE nATLY HERALD KETCHEl USED 1 HOUSE SllOJiS AT CHUJSTMA8 SEASON Murphy CellapMd In the Ninth Round In at Sllkfttocn, Mur- Saikatoon', collapsed in the ninth round of a; scheduled ten-round bout with Steve Ketchel, of Chicago, tonight. For six rounds the boy'n went It hammer and tongs. Ketchell bavins the advantage. Afte that Murphy commenced to lire from Ketchel's terrific kidney punches, am iln the ninth round was so far gone that put up his haud, and said he had had enough. Murphty's showing against tile Chi- cago lad was a big surprise. HUGH MclNT08H DRAWS LINE ON BLACK BOXERS Will Put On No More Bouti Bttween tUcki ind Whites K. S. w., Dec. be no more boxing matches in Australia between 'white and black fighters, according to au announce- ment made today by Hugh Mclntosh, who promotes all lha matches at the Studinra. He is heartily in accord with the proposal made in the local press that the Americans should nominate a sue oessor to Jack Johnson, and the chain pionship confined to the white class. "Johnion will never again be permit- led to fight iu declared j Mclntosh, "and I have decided to stage uo more fights between whites and hlackn, as they will not draw In view of Johnson's recent behavior." jjaiiirilay. 1WJ2 Just the Gift He Wanted If there ii anything in luck, thli man thould have rlstmai pile of BUFFALO TO HAVe MODERN HOOKEY AND SKATING RINK Project Will Invo'lve in Expenditure of About Galvln, Ot- tawa Rujby Club Coach, Be- hind Scheme 'JOHNSON WILL RISE AND FIGHT AGAIN After all, Jack Johnson, the ebony-hued knuckle-duster, is BOt so much down and out as the majority of the sporting -writers all 'over the country would have the public believe, Luckily for Johnson the char- ges against him have fallen through, and those who were predicting nothing- but ruin for the big fellow have now chang- ed their tune. The heavyweight will be back in the game again as large as life, despite the at- tempts to put him down for thB Herald. FOOTBALL OH Country Jottings Logan, iate of Aston Villa, is con- sidercd the best capture Glasgow I Hnngers hove made for years. Buffalo, Dec. is to have onB of the finest ice rinks and hockey arenas in the country before the snow ifi off the ground this winter. Plans are now under way, a long- term lease of the site has been secur- ed, and the movement for a great plant has been.started. Dr. Eugene Galvln, a Buffalo boy, TORONTO CLUB LOSES THREE HOCKEY PLAYERS who coached the Ottawa football team tho past season, is the moving spirit, and he is now interesting capi tal in the project, which will invoice n expenditure of about This Time It Is the East Coast League That Has Pilfered KILBANE NAMES SUCCESSORS Wcki Dundee Best of Five Feather- weights Wh-o Rival Him St. Louis, Dec. feather TT'ights ware named by Johnny KII- bane today as the logical contenders for his title us champion of the 122- pounders. Johnny Dundee is consid- ered the beat by Kilbane, and the oth- era are rated in the following- order: Eddie Morgan, England: George Kirkwood O'Keefe. If one o Toronto, Dec. Murplly of the Halifax Socials has landed Harry Scott, Marks and Freddy Lan- ders, all of. whom were out with the Tecumseh. and Toronto professionals. Scott signed at ?1SOO. Landers is the Ottawa boy who was given a tryout with Toronto. Marks was supposed to leave for Quebec on Monday, he dissatisfied with conditions' there and will probably go ro the Maritime league. Held, the Ranger, lias beaten his league scoring record ot last season, 'I lor the first 13 matches. He had i fourteen goals then he has 15 now. Hut last season he got three goals m the Glasgow cup-ties this sea- son not one. Harry Orr, who is appealing against his dismissal by Falkirk, played in fqur Scottish league match- es and a -North-Eastern cup-tie. lie came from Bijrnsley at a transfer fee 01 and had 43 10s. a week. iMost Christinas boxes which men receive are valued rather for the giver than for themselves. Not so when the gift is a .Gillette Safety Razor. That is something Which, adds to the sum total of a. man's- comfort and happiness. Every day he .enjoys its time-saving efficiency, and learns to value the giver more highly because of the gift- Can you think of any other article which is at once so hand- some and so useful Then make his gift this year a Gillette Safety Razor. Even if he has a Standard Set, he Would appreciate a Com- bination Set or a Pocket. Edition for travelling. MARKETS NO. lETHBRIDOt Elevator Prices 1 1! Northern t 3 Northern -t 1 Alberta itcii 2 Alberta Ital 3 Alberta Ital -i Alberta Bed 5 Alberta lied 'otatocs, per cwt. n 00'2 Carrots, per Ib lirnips, per Ib.. nions, per Ib. eultry: flese. lirkeys...... ivo spring ib..... owl...... 0.03 .OH -01J 0.11 0.22 0.15 0.13 0.1S SATURDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Vinnipeg Dec. prices at e close today were Vheat- 1 Nor.............................. Nor. 3 Nor............. 81 7S lifil- 63 51 1 'inter 1 Red Winter 2 Red 3 Ycd Winter Red Winter............ Standard ?et, co.t Edition. to Combmatton Set, up. them at your or Hardware Dealer1! GILLETTE SAFETY RAZOR CO. OF CANADA, LIMITED Office and Factory TheN.wG MONTREAL, Appointment To R. G. Brebner, England's amateur i international custodian, wlio on ac- I casions assisted Queen's Park, now guards the Chelsea uprights, is said to be the beat goalkeeper in land at the present time. JIM CORBETT LOOKS OVER "WHITE HOPE" CROP ai Ollie Kirk Eddie tfieflc boys cannot win the championahlp from him within the next year or so, Kilbane is confident he will r supreme until crop IE developed or some unknown i Bonder appears over night. AMERICAN STYLE FOR DOC. Roller Defeated by Belgian at Graeco- Roman Wrestling Ottawa, Dec. -Constant Lemariu won two falls out of three In a swift md clean wrestling mutch against Dr. Tt wag mixed style. the toss and cho Roller tonight. Dr. Roller won cntch-as-catch-can, and pinned I man to the flcor with a head and t hold Iu twenty-two minutes. Tl lowerful young Belgian won the ue wo falls, Graeco-Roman style, twelve and five minutes respective! L Majestic Theater Extra Special Christinas Attraction MONDAY, DECEMBER 23rd THE SEASON'S BEST Wrestling Exhibition A W. WARNER (175 Ibs., the Texan Champion) VS JACK TAYLOR (198 16s., our Local Favorite) Both men will enter the arena in the of condlt.on and the Fastest bout seen bore is-7issured. SEATS NOW ON SALE AT ELITE CIGAR STORE Prices 75v, and oOc. Hillside !ji 1M It is an eloquent tribute to the consistency Oi Blackburn Rovers that they have not suffered a reverse Ewood Park since April 6, 19H. and Falkirk contest VS tieTo'r the .North-Eastern cup at the Xew i car. Falkirk won the trophy last season by 3-1. Strange, isn't it, that last year not n single man oi the Villa team was chosen for international honors and yet for the International' (rial loams the nthcr Monday all the for- ward line was selected with "the cx- c-nlion of Haise, anil he was re- serve. Tottenham Hotspur's economy in starting the season with a "weak team has proved to he extravagance a ter all. They are paying more for players now than they would have done in the close season. (Written for The Herald.) The chief topic in sporting circles these fine winter days is the coming match between Ai. Palzer and Luther McCarty, for, the white heavyweight and a belt emblematic tl that title, io be contributed by Pro- moter Tom .McCarey. And, incidental- ly, a more substantial reward iu the shape of a purse of real mon- ey. In fact, if the bout were to de- cide the championship of the world there could hardly be greater inter est displayed throughout the country McCarty's impressive defeat of Jim rlynn opened the eyes of the "talent" the reality that conditions are on he "improve" in the heavyweight mrket, and that we may be on the ve of that long-awaited transfer of and clinching. Smith was willing and trying, but "Twin" was there with bu one object, and that was to the ten rounds, and succeeded be le "flower of fistic supremacy" back o the white race. Over people have ahead) in an appearance at Tottenham's, ground tins season. AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS TO VISIT EDMONTON Grand Cricket Rally to be Staged There in Honor of the Antlpodeans Edmonton, Dec. will ave the Australian cricket team here s visitors next summer and plan a Is week's cricket tournament in that onneetlon to which players and teams rom all the west will h0 invited. The date of the arrival of the Aus- alians In Edmonton has not been 'finitely settled yet, hut it -will he While there is little cloubi that Pal- zer and McCarty rank among the best or the white heavy-weights, and that the winner of their contest ivill have us good a claim to the championship as any other fighter, black or white, since the dethronement of Jack John- son, it is no sure thing that in a fur- ther series of elimination bout more formidable proposition js not cause his knowledge of ring craft wab too great for the comparatively in experienced Gunboat. Smith's greatest handicap iu the competition for heavyweight honors s his size. Although scaling in the neighborhood of ISO pounds, he stacks up like a middleweight alongside the McCartys, Palzers and Willards. Still as Fltz used to say, "tho heavier they are, the harder they and Gun- boat packs a mighty right hand wal- lop. uncovered. Leaving out of all calcu- lation those eminent dusky warriors, Langford and Jeanette, there are three or four others among the whites who may file exceptions to the champlon- ihip claims of I'alzer and JlcCarty. For instance, there is Jess Willard Bombardier Wells, too, is still in the hunt and contemplates a visit to this side in the near future with the hope that he will be given a chance to wipe out the stigma of defeat at the hands of Al Palzer. Although beaten by the American the Bombardier made very favorable_ impression on Ugh fans here and the concensus of opin ion was that he foolishly tossed off his 'chances for success through an xiety to score a knockout. Wells Ii only really clever boxer among th" and made big Al look like ii dub iu tile early part of the fight. He tied Palzer in knots and ought to have -romped a winner. But he made the fatal mistake of throw- Ing his science to the winds and tried to mix it with the heavier and strong, er man and suffered the consequences. Palzer, whose recuperative powers are simply wonderful, was thus given the only chance on earth he had to win. was a very lucky young man that Local Curlers Take Notice Edmonton, Alia., Dec. 20. One hundred visiting rinks from as lar east as Toronto and west to Vancouver, and 50 local rinks will participate in the seven op- en events for handsome prizes at the eighth annual provincial bon- spicl, under the direction of the curling clubs of Greater Edmon- ton beginning January 15, and continuing eight days. Every city and organized town in the provinces of Slanitoba, Sas- katchewan, Alberta and Uritisli Columbia will be represented. Eighteen sheets of ice will be ready for tho opening day and it is expected 1o decide all 'tho com- petitions within the scheduled time, unless weather conditions interfere. The city council of fcdmonton has granted SI to- ward defraying the expenses of the 'spiel. w. Mould is chair- man of the committee on ar- rangements. up his good work with the "bush leag- uers" Morristmay have to be given another chance 'to redeem himself. T It will take more than the Palzer. JAMES BUCHANAN ft CO. Linilid SCOTCH WHISKY DISTILLERS D. 0. ROBLiN, TORONTO Sals Canadian Agent omc time cither in .fune or August. be touring team will arrive on this ontlnsnt ahcut the middle of April, nding an San Francisco. From this' me i.'nited States am! will return the Paclllc coast through Canada. shading McCarty in a ten-round hont. lf In fact, Willard put a large-size punc- ture in Luther's reputation, and, in view of the easy manner In which JlcCarty has since bowled over .Tim Barry, Al Kaufman and Jim Flynn, the Texan's splendid showing on that one bout alon'e entitles him to respectful, consideration as an aspirant for the ho "est of con his own training and made a bad job or it. Had Wells not lost his head over tho prospects of knocking the big fellow out there might have been a different story to tell cf the result. At any McCarty battle at Los Angeles New Year's Day to establish a clean title to the white heavyweight champion- ship. And after that little matter has been settled to .the satisfaction of principals and public, the next mo will be to match the successful ca dldnte with the winner of a Joe .lea nette-Sam Langford bout fo-.- t world's title. I note that McCarty manager, Billy McCarney, has decla ed that the claims of the blacks w be ignored should Luther be fortuna enough to clean up the whites. Won the public stand for that? I hard think so In view of the fact that son was in undisputed possession o CANADIAN SWIMMERS TO INVADE THE STATES Philadelphia, Dec. Is a new departure In this year's unlver- ty of Pennsylvania swimming eclied- nlc In the- shape of a meet with Mr- OIII university, of .Monlrenl. The Me- C.I11 swimming squad will mako an In- vanlon of the United Slates In the 'niter part of January, and expects to several oilier big univcjmUlas, cnampionsnlp Thls matched the English champiou will not lack for supporters. Then there I young man has improved" steadily and established quite a reputation- as latter youn a knocker-out. He has fought when- R contender for ths the Majority of j gava him that licking and "oily emerg. ed from retirement a month or two ago. Of late he has been playing the Jig style. True, he disappointed his many friends in the match with Jack "Twin" Sullvan at Buffalo, recently, by falling to. stop tho veteran, but that should not bo scored against tho boat, according to the unprejudiced of tho encounter, for hn reason that Sullivan mode n fight Impossible by his methods oi stajllnff, "small, time" circuit, and has been vory busy Furthermore, he hns won all his recent starts, and with knockouts at that. [t may he the bis fellow had an overdone of1 the game and that Ihe real has done him BTent dual of good, if ho can kteg nette or Langford, an opportunity t compete. One mistake was made whe a megro was given 'a chance to 'win the championship; we would make a greater mistake should we try to grai the title now without fighting for it The ring la the only place to decide championships and make champions. JAS. J. CORBETT, Former Heavyweight Champion. Oporotlon on High "C" .n Austrian Immigrant, upon whom an operation for appendicitis was per- formed at son, was sewed up again with tho of tho captiilii's Some comment was made re- ianlliu an operation on the high A Harmless Way to Darken the Hair LITTLE SAGE AND SULPHUR MAKES GRAY HAIR A REMEDY FOR ALL HAIR TROUBLES docs not knnw llic value of Snco and Sulphur for knaping the linlr .sort nnd srlossy am! In pond condition-.1 As a inattei- or fnct. Rul- pliur Is