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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta L THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTI THE LETHHJUDGE DAILY 1IEBALD Saturday, Dec-ember 28.1012 Coast league is Drawing the Crowd 4000 Last Night-Other Hockey Results Along Line Weyburn Beats Swift Current ____ _ Weyburn, .Sask., Doc. addttional" time, the most strenuous team, on soft ice, defeated tho match of the hockey season ended j-swift Current septette here, tonight Victoria, Dec. a whirlwind finish after nearly' fifteen minutes' with victory for Victoria by a score ot 5 to 1 The match was replete with thrills and the interest ol the 'i.OOO fans was kept at the straining point. The on the whole was iairly by a score of i to 3. McGIII Amateurs Lose Toronto, Dec. last Uie east has produced a good amateur hockey clean and not marred by any sensa-j team, The McGill university team tionjl attack, although' at times i0f Montreal gave St. Nicholas Col- when the pace was furious as manv Mege one of the hardest battles seen as five players were down at, one here in a long time, and lost only in time. Smaill was the star of the local forwards. Throughout his work was brilliant. Prodgers and Lester Pat- rick made a number of sensational and exceedingly effective rushes. It ivas one ol the dashes of the latter that brought up the puck for the iinal score. the last ie'W minutes of play by -I to 3. Watch the Yankees Detroit Dec. and De- troit draw The Reginas on Top liegina, Dec. game tonight Ijetweeu' the two local teams in the Provincial Hockey league, resulted in a win. for tie the score at lull time being Reginas 5. Capitals 3. The half-time score was Reginas 2, Capitals 1. hockey teams played game here tonight, the score being two goals each, An extra ten minutes' period was played, neither team being able to break the tie. Robin Hoods Win Out Syracuse, N.Y., Dec. Prince, ton University hockey team defeat- ed the Cornell seven, 5 to 3, here to- night. Baker scored three of. the Princeton goals. Dec. were completed this alternoon lor a fifteen round boxing bout between Bombardier Wells, England's heavy- weight champion, and Tommy I3urns, who claims the championship of the -world, the mil! to bo held in Cal- gary March 14, for a purse OL A local syndicate will fin- ance the affair and the money will he posted in a local bank on Janu- heavyweight championship 'of the world. Burns had intended to start training the iirst of the year with a purpose of challenging the winner of the Palzer-McC'arty match, but the offer of tho local, syndicate is better than any he could expect from Am- erican promoters. In case Burns wins over Wills, he will defend the title against any white heavyweights. The bout, has been under considera- tion for some but until ye.-rterday could terms be arranged nr.v.2. Since .the forced retirement oi with the English champion. A wire Jack Johnson, Burns has been flood- was received yesterday from Wells, ed with offers to get hack into the The splitting of the purse has not game. As ge was the last heavy- been announced, but it is under- GENTLEMAN 1CORBET! REVIEWS 1 UPS AND DOWNS IN FISTANIA Abe Attell has Passed-Wolgast got the Hook at Willie Ritchie's Hands--The big Black Pug puts Himself Down and out by his Recent Chicago Scandals-Heavyweight Championship in Chastic State--A General Upheaval in View for 1913 Aquatics Will Perform Tonight Tonight at the Henderson Park lake there will be another hockey encoun- ter. This time the Aquatics will make their debut. They are new Hants In! Mm murked out fey defeat the next the world of puck chasers and their time he enters the rinB In defence of entry will be eagerly watched by the j Ills title, fans who are to get a line on how ihe league teams are going to Abe Attell, who for years ruled the stack up The "Y's" and the Sporting i featherweight roost, was tile first to Good, have lined up very evenly to pot the hook. Johnny Kilbnne, of.onod as championship material, not- Old 1912 has been harsh in its treatment ot fistic dmmpions. Two title-holders were deprived of hard- earned laurels by younger and more vigorous opponents, one has heeii practically kicked out of the game by an Indignant public, while still an- other has shown such marked signs of deterioration that wiseacres have While the exclusion of Johnson from participation in the rlnft Is pleas- Ins to ail who have the Interests of tho sport at heart, the fight fang of the country have other causes for congratulation. The marked Improve- ment in tho ranks of tho white heav- ies during the past twelve months is most gratifying, and indicates that tho time is not far off when u white man will again be In possession of the coveted title of champion. From mere "prospects" a few .months ago, several heavyweights have .developed to the stage where they are now reck- far, and If the Aquatics deliver the Cleveland, put the Indian sign on th' goods there will be some excitement befcre the winter is over. The sport "sup." says the ice on the rink will present a more respectables appearance on this occasion. If it does not, look ouc for squalls. Mayor Hatch will go out of office In a storm, veteran last February. While not knocking Attell out, Kilbane so decis- ively outclassed his opponent that a decision in his favnr was the only rul- ing the referee could possibly make. In the passing of Attell, 'the ring lost one of tne greatest artists that and nothing of the proverbial lamb ever figured at the head of any dlvi- about it either. It is likely Dunne and j sion. He 'was an ideal nleJ Everything for the Skater and Hockey Player Skatei Sharpened by an Expert D.LMacDonald Expert Locksmith and Gunsmith 412-6th St. S. Phono 1032 TOUKNEY OPENS IN TOLEDO, FEB. HUNDRED FIVE-MAN TEAMS IN THE RUNNING MARKETS Nevertheless Ad was a great liitlu fighter: "Fighter" heat describes him. Ho WHS not a clover boxer and won and maintained his place at the top by sheer ability to assimilate punish- incut and "outlast" his opponents. In that respect Ad was a second Hat- tling NeUon and might have reigned a while longer, as he is only 24 years of ago now, had the operation for appendicitis not seriously Impaired his vitality. i The passing; of tho title into the hands of Willie Ritchie marks the resumption of rule of the clever boxer In the lightweight ranks. Since Nel- son won from.1 the late Joe Gans the. "slugger" has dominated the division, but with Ritchie at tho head the scientific boxer comes into his own. Ritchie's success' will also mean the "raising" of the lightweight limit to 135 pounds which will permit the skil- ful McFarlaud and Britton to com- pete for tho honors. With RUcbie, SlcFarland anil Britton, and Freddy Welsh In to safeguard the title there, would appear to bo Mtlo danger of the championship escaping the clufches of the "scientific" brigade for a long time to come. Johnny Coulon, present bantam- weight champion, is the lud whoso proud title Is thought to be in ardy. Judging by the calibre of his recent exhibitions in New York the fear is apparently well founded. Kid Williams, the (Baltimore whirlwind, outpointed the champion at Madison Square Garden last September and it was only the "no decision" restric- tion that saved the "champ's" reputa- tion. It is not only here In tlie east that1 Coulon. will encounter opposition of a strenuous nature. Out California way there is a youngster named Eddie Cam pi who has won the admiration of the fans by the easy manner he has cleaned up all the good little men of the western country. Promoters arc now negotiating with Kid-Williams and terms are suffic- iently attractive the Baltimore boy will shortly journey to the coast after Eddie's scalp. The winner will then be matched with Coulon for the title. So no matter how the Will i a ins-Cam pi scrap terminates the outlook for John- ny is hot a cheerful one. But then youth must he served and Coulon has had his illng. Inr the middleweight division the question of "who's who" is largely a matter of conjecture. Early in the year with Klaus, McGoorty and Gib- bons going along nice-ly the sports iiHrkp'1. up with the hope that tho i IETHBHIDGE An advance of one cent is notice- able in local grain elevator prices today. Local dealers report the quality of poultry excel- lent tins year with prices well main- tained. Elevator Prices 1 Northern M 2 Northern HII 8 Northern -1 No. r, No, 1 Alberta Hod -No. a Alberta Hod No. 3 Alberta lied i No. 4 Alberta lied No. 5 Alberta lied Vegetables: Potatoes, per cwt Ueets, per ib CarMlfi. per Ib Turnip's, per Ilk. '-i Onions, per Ib i Poultry: Twse, Turkeys _______ Live spring chickens, perlb... Fowl Ducks Hldei: 0.75 0.02 0.03 -Oil -Oil 0.14 O.M 0.15 0.13 0.18 Green, per 0.08 to O.OSU' O.OS to 0.03% e.ia to o.is 0.25 to 0.75 Cured Dry Rhpep pelt, each........ l'Ivt. cwt. Dresned. per cwt w Cattle on Hoof: Steers, per pound 'Steers, dressed, per Ib Cowf, per pound ...............m Cows, dressed, per pound Hoot; Dressed. Ih.........v... 0.11 Live, per pound Braa, per toa Shorts, ton......-..-.. M.OO Oats, per toe. Rolled Oats................ SATURDAY'S CASH PRICES Winnipeg, Dec. cash closing prices wero: Wheat- No. 1 Northern No. 2 Northern.......... 78 No. 4................... 60 No .3 Northern No. 5.................. 6-1 No. fi.................. Winter Wheat- No, i No. 3 No. 3......... No. 4...... Oats- No. 2 C. W. No. .I C. W...... Ex. No. 1 Feed No. 2 Feed No. 3......... final adjustment of the championship I Rejected was near at hand.- Klaus, however. I withdrew from the picture in a hunt for easier game in the wilds of France, and Gibbons and McGoorty when fin- ally matched failed to show anything approaching championship form as measured according to the Ketchel standard. The situation is practically unchanged from a year ago, with Mc- Goorty, Klaus, Dillon and Gibbons ranking among the leaders. Let. us hope that the year 1013 will he more prolific in the production of good middleweights, and that before an- other twelve months have passed the question will be solved and a worthy leader established at the head of the division. JAS. J. CORBETT. j Feed Flax- No. IN. W. C. LIVERPOOL LIVESTOCK MARKET Liverpool, Dec. Rogers ft Co., cable there "was a fair trade at Birkenhead market today, and the un- dertone is firmer, though prices can- not be marked up, and remain at last. week's level, viz., 12 to cents per pound for Irish steers. quickly couchs, cures colds, and ha the throat and luncs. 2s Toledo, Dec. thirteenth an- nual international tournament of the American Bowling Congress will be in- augurated at Toledo, Ohio, on the night of Feb. run unabated until March 12th, inclusive. The tournament of 1913 bids fair to be the mbai stupendous event of Us kind ever" attempted. Posters, entry blanks and. bulletin No. 1 were sent broadcast by Secretary A. L. Langtry, for the big tourney's opening is two months' hence, all the details have been arranged. It is the hope of the tournament of- ficials that upward of 600 live-men j teams will enter the. while a' corresponding number of two-men teams and individuals are assured. This would mean a representation of approximately 4000 bowlers, the very cream of the United States and Can- ada. Last year at Chicago, 596 two-men tennis contested in the tournament and as each renewal of tho event has shown a substantial Increase, partic- ularly In the major division, it Is pre- dicted that the- five-men team entry alone, may reach 650, far surpassing all previous marks. The Tclsdo BowHnjr Tournament OP- has closed a contract for sixteen, ot tie beat alleys and automatic spotters, together with 600 sets of pins, and for ton days prior to the opening of the tourney, a force of expert mechanics will begin the installation of tho equipment. The tournament will ho hold in the Toledo Coliseum, a building, centrally located and within oiisy walking dislnnco of the landing hotels. THE TURKEY, THE CRANBERRIES, THE PUDDING, THE PIE-tALL WILL TASTE BETTER IF "ALBERTA'S PRIDE "BEER IS SERVtD WITH THE DINNER. "ALBERTA'S PRIDE" BEER, CLEAN AND WHOLESOME, ENCOURAGES THE APPETITE AND AIDS DIGESTION. YOU MAY BE THANKFUL FOR SUCH A PURE, SATISFYING, INEXPENSIVE BEVERAGE. TELEPHONE US AND OUR WAGON WILL CALL TO-DAY. THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY LIMITED PHONE 554 ;