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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta T IT E L E TII1) R1IXC! E DA I frY HKJK A L AIL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'l FOHEMO3T FVEN'Tt Tuesday, Dweinbw .'tl, BAM FOR mm U 'Angeles the'Centre of Pugilistic Interest With WcCarty J and in the Spot Light-Great Interest in Encounter opon followers from the north ami east began arriving for tile Palzer-.McCarthy heavyweight fight at Yeruou touiomnv. Kven money still prevails in the 'jelling. PALZER HOW THE FIGHTERS COMPARE Weight.. Reach Neck Contracted Cheat expanded MCCARTY. 6 ft. 4 in. Left bleep Right thiah 25% Left thigh Left calf 8 Wrlit 10 j. Ankle Right forearm Left forearm H 15 26JX, 26 16 City Senior and Intermediate League Meeting Last Night- Protest Quashed Five-Round Boxing Exhibition Will Feature Warner-Berg Bout Tomorrow An attractive feature in connection with the wrer.ltng bou: tomorrow af- ternoon at the Majestic Theatre, be- tween Berg and Warner, will be a five'round boxing bout between Jack Rogers and a boxer, who, it Is said, i bythe name of Chlsholm. Rogers is undoubtedly the best box- er In this part of the country at the present time. His opponent is practl- of unknown ability. The wrestling exhibition at the Ma- jestic Theatre tomorrow afternoon, will be worth witnessing. In Berg and Warner, the'fans.wlll have an op- portunity of seeing two exponents of the highest type of wrestling exchange courtesies. The exhibition starts at 3.00 o'clock, prompt. LOCAL CURLERS "UP AGAINST IT" At a meeting of the City League cluhs last night a new.-schedule lur the senior division was.drawn up and a schedule for the intermediates. The T.M.CiA. was not supplanted in their rlfjht to play IK Dobson, and the aquatte protest was killed. The schedules are as follows .SENIOR Sporting Goods vs. Y.M.C.A.-ffcd- Both are Real Giants '._.' nesday, Dec. 25th, 1918. Between Palter ana McCarty tiere ia little to choose in physical pro- Y.M.C.A. vs. io'ls Both are real giants. Both are young and Dec. 2Sth, 1912. both aggressive, both am-j Aquatics vs. Sporting BY "RINGSIDER" >fot since the Jeftries-Jolmson flght at Reno two years and a half ago, has the sporting public been EO aroused In a.Marquis of Queensbury cou- iest; as It is now engrossed -in the advance details from the camps of Lntlicr MoCarty. Hie llissouri CroT-lrisbnian, and Al. Palzer, the big lowan, who meet New> Tear's afternoon at Los Angeles. Ijetter with every engagement. Both are. game. Bilious. At the present time both are well handled, Palzer having admitted- It '-he ueBt of it In the hand ot an old veteran like Tom O'Rourte, while Billy -McCarney, mentor, ia comparatively a newcomer. O'Rourke has Mn'dlfld a jot Of good fighters in his Sharkey, Bison. Walcott, and a acore of others nearly us great. He has heen out of the game for learn, but suddenly saw something in Palzer and has returned to the game in (he hope of giving it the next heavyweight" champion. McCarty Clever, Rugged In diKuasing the style of the fighters and just'ivhat may lie espec'ed in their plan of battle, I quote from Dean W. Naughton, who says: "Juat how it will be when McCarty meets Palzer ..remains to be seen Palier, course, will not be as assy to handle as Flynn. The latter com- pares with as a buH terrier does with a mastiff, but in the com inr engagement there will'be no discrepancy in size." V" "So far as reach and weight are concerned, there will be nothing to choose between .Palzer and Luther, and this means that the coming Win of necessity different in character from the Flynn-McLartv en gagemenL" "Of a surety .McCarty will not hold Palzer at arms' length with his left while picking: a target for the right. "McCarty is considered the better boxer: Palzer the harder hitter.. In the matter of strength the men are. supposed to be on a par, but it is thought that Palze'r's ruggedness has been thoroughly proven, whereas nothing much is iroown of. McCarty's ability to endure rough usage." nesday, ,Ian, 1st, 1913. Y.M.C.A. vs. Sporting day, Jan. 3rd. Aquatics vs. Jan. 7th. Sporting Goods vs. day, Jan. 10th. Y.JI.C.A. vs.: Sporting Goods Tuesday, Jan. 14th. Aquatics vs. Y.M.C.A. Friday, Jan. 17th. Sporting Goods vs. Aquatics-Tues- day, Jan. 21st. Aquatics vs. T.M.C.A. Friday, Jan. 24th. Sporting Goods vs; day, Jan. 28th. Y.M.C.A. vs. Sporting j day, Jan. olst. In tiie event'o( Southern Al'jerta League games being scheduled and clashing, with the above schedule any of the above games may le continued in the same order from Tuesday, Feb- ruary" 4th. The same will apply to weather permitting arnicas otherwise arranged by the committee. INTERMEDIATE Until a prolonged cold snap breaks the present monotony the men of the loiirin' gamu ;uo necessarily idle. There is only one sheet of ice in shape at the curling rink and scratch gixnes are all that are being played lit on it. The prospects lor holiday "besoni and stanc" sport is not ex- tremely rosy. JOHN HOLLOWAY DEAD Character of Famous Book "Tom Brown's .School Days." London, Dec. George Holl- oway, who was at Rugby with Tom Hughes and figures in "Tom Brown's School Days" died at Worthing yes- terday in 'his ninetieth year. Holloway was one of the seconds in the famous fight between "Tom" Brown and "Slugger" Williams. FOOTBALL Old Country Games London, Dec. only game scheduled for today in the 'First re- vision of the 'League, resulted in a draw, Sheffield'United and Newcastle United both scoring cffle goal. Rugby games played today resulted, as follows: Leicester, 15; Barbarians, 11. Lorretonians, 23: Blackheath, 17. Grim Harvest Reaped off Sportdom Baseball Pays the Largest Toll bal! for a "uarier of To the Hand of. Death president of" the Union ass -elation, and Fred Knowlcs, formerly secru-; tarv ol the New York National lea- gue club. Oils Ruhlin, the old-time heavy- In the year now drawing to a close conspicuous figures in the world weight fighter, and Johnny Reagan, of sport and athletes have been re- the former lightweight chfiipiou, moved by death'. Baseball, pugilism, were the conspicuous losses in pugil- swimming, rowing and the tun ism. Other fighters and ex-fighters have .lost noted leaders during who died djiring the-year were .lack the last, 12 months. t aii old-time Chicago light- 5 Un professional baseball was levied weight, who appeared several times the heaviest toll by the Grim lluap-.in Spokane. Heading the list of the dead ap- Other Iioleti leaders in various puars the name of John T. Brush, brandies of sport who passed away owner of the New York Giants and in 1912 were .Mrs. Bernard C. Home generally recognized ae the "master (Bessie holder ni iniiid" o! the National league. Other jiotables connected witli the national who passed away during thp year were Thomas C. Nractice scheduled for o'clock. Team will be HOCKEY mises to be e> ly contested. ers are hot for the fray. game commences New York Fans Crazy For Chance FRANK CHANCE FACTS Born September ia, 1879, Fresno, Calif. Height six 190 pounds. Entered baseball in 1S94, playing with Washington Univer- sity. Played independent ball in 1896-97. Joined Chicngo Cubs in 1898 and left Cubs end of season 1912. .Caught and played centre field from 1898 to 1902, when he caught and played his first game on the initial Played first base permanently from 1903 to 1912. With Cubs for seventeen years when released by President Murphy for alleged lack of discipline of the players. Chance is generally conceded the highest type of baseball manager, the game has yet produced. He is educated, popular and a leader liar- excellence. Has friends are firm and many, and New York is ready to receive him with open arms as. manager of the Highlanders. 01 ml Nearly a an TlitTt; are no variations ou local market today. HuUer and eggs show signs of becormns more pimttful with prices still firm. Elevator Prices Now 2 Northern in prof ess lo .i Vo -1 -17 5 -H ave been 'i Alberta Red 62 credit of whlc 2 Alberta Red 5'J a Alberta IU'd 55 4 Alberta Red 17 5 Alberta Ucil 41 the Fedoratlo lists, urliiK tins year at the rate of r Ray Seymour, ly 17. 1912. It that Seymour for every mile latter distance On May 24 ho 20 to 30 miles, ce ill 4-5. ly professional officially recog-r still holding 30 miles, made the year prev-miles is d Lou Chafin om one to 17 3S 2-5 seconds Js slower GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Dec, On the wheat nmrkei this morning trading was light and prices strong, on covering over the New Year, and in sympathy with American markets, which "were firm. Liverpool closed ys lower, and continental, cables were undecided. cash demand was fair during the first hours of .business with offerings icavy and export quotations out of hie. Receipts wore cars inspected yesterday. Cables closed: Liverpoql, lower; Paris, lower to up; Berlin, im-c sanged; Budapest, M lower, and Antwerp, up. The opening and closing prices So-day were as follows: Open Close 1 mark. S6U BO made at 87% 3 Ha 114% club have a r tonight at December January 30tiVt May Hi U1V, Sporting Gash Prices 2 N'ortbern 78 V> S Northern .7 75% No 5 (MV- 6 56 ernoon, pro- Wheat-No 1 Sly, a ana close- 3 7" fray. The 2 C. W si 3 No. 1 Feed No. 1 Peed 37% 4 '4ov- feet. -Weight igton '-38 Feed Flax-No. 1 N. W 1041J Minneapolis Wheat Open Ulose December........ 81% 81% 85% SK July............. 87% S7V, Chicago Wheat SO STU May........ 01% July.......... OUR BROOMHALL (Liverpool, Dec. In America yesterday was offset httfe by the continued favorable in Argentina, larger'Plate Offers of new New York, Dec. ia the of last week to Chas. Williams, trea- meantime he should hear from Frank surer of the Chicago Nationals, L. Chance, Frank Farrell, president which he said he wanted J'enough crop, and smaller Inquiry for Canad- of the New York American League money to mako it worth' to club probably will leave [or Cali- come to New York and, manage the forma early next week to confer local AnMricans. Mr. Farrell with the former manager of the Chi- that he knew the .New York pul'.ic cago Nationals on the subject ot would be greatly disappointed if lie Chance coming here to take charge failed to get Change and declared. of the Mi glil and ers. i that he would do everything within Mr. Farrell said today lie was' reason to got the in line greatly interested in Chance's letter for the managerial berth here. fun wheat, and a reduced demand for Canadian steamers about to arrive. At the opening values were 1A to Va lower. Following the opening the market was dull, but the decline "was schecked by the heavy decrease in "Ha Ha We are Discovered" Rev. Bob Pearson, president of the .less all signs failed, Medicine Hat, Provincial Amateur Hockey League, has the hockey situation in this part of the country assuming a rosey hue. Ilia dope, according to the Albertan, to wit: .behold he went into Uie South country, and lo, hockey teams sprung up and waxed fat, and the league prospered greatly ns a result of his hockey, 1, 1. We slial! take our text, this morning from the first chapter of hockey, the first verse. H deals with the mis- sionary journey of Rev. Robt. Pearson tn the hockey heathen of the Southern Alberta country. The language is per- haps just a little figurative. Being trecly translated it means thfit the missionary journey of President "Bob" Pearson to Calgary and Southern Al- berta baa been extremely successful and that fnna will he supplied with better and more hockey than at any other time'in history. President Pearson in Cal- gary the other morning torn Red Deer. Me loft on the- midnight train the following night, but before he wont ho had lined up the Calgary district so that the champions of the City league should play oft with the win- ners of. the Provincial league. The Crow's Nest Pass division was found by long distance phone to be flourish- Ing and all that wits needed was the co-openUion of the weather man. The Southern division, too, was waiting for the weather man'i assistance; but the Tabor Cooks reported that they expected the son them part of the Province would be provided with more liofkey Uiuii ovef ifceforo, and that un- Lethbriilge, Mncleod, Bow Island and Taber would all be in the league. The Bow River hockey league was not quite ready to join forces with the Alberta hockey association, but want- ed to be given a regular membership card next season. Mr. Pearson put in a very strenuous day, but accomplished more than all the executives" and hockey promoter had ever previously been able to do. The entire southern section of the province is now assured of nockey and old Alberta a far stronger grip on the hockey association than ever before. plenty of it, and the Hockey Association has the visible supply here and covering over the holidays. A't 3.30 the market was dull, to lower than yesterday. Corn opened unchanged lower, but later the Plate grade was under, free covering by shorts induced by the good spot trade and the firmness of Plate holders. are expected to be light this week. The American grade was unchanged. is expected the govern- mem will issue a decree authorizing the importation of bushels of wheat. Seeding for the new crop is favorable. Reserves are extremely light. Eu- ropean visible wheat, this week, last week, Decent ber, The family "Shtloh cost: JOHN E. TURTON, Canadian Representative 3 Front Street, East, Toronto ;