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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 15, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD . Satiii-clay, February 15, 1913 E MAIESTIC LAST N Ju^.Foley Gained Decision Over Al. Ensign by Slight Margin-Ensign Lost Ground in the Last ' Kcv.rJ. CV"er r-r^A Wnima Bnver5~Chi8holm Won Star Preliminary Bout-Great Evening's Entertainment-Crowd Pleased and Boxing Gels Big Boost Here Vot aba fKeoond time In a yta/e Jud J?o\^y b�our�d a tlne^ut decision �T�r 'Al Snsign. "when Ref�r�� Bob Soott Iftst' night, at tlie iSAioail*.\ Tlieatre, Miflied ;FV>l&ys hand oa high ai tb� eonoiuBion ut u>e!r tss-;c-^S so, hjeh was ibo signal tltat Bnsign -was. ft ViisgiUished gladiator, and Foley the �6ii4usring horo of the �nKagement th^ dwlBiou of th� referee waa the top^ of the ctHiTerMtloa as erovrd tileft out a; the theatre, and gathered Hi l^ots and debated ihe loerlu and d�8ieritB of the lK>x�rs. Bnalgn, iSJce ftiHoodly portion, of the crowd, ex-' I i^e^Jjed a draw. If he didn't merit the YdJkfl^on. The referee gav� the bout to -Voley on the sirengUi ot, his su-jMrior showing in the final round. He judged tiwr flghters breaking �v�n im-tUt^ final aesBlon. What possessed ISEii|Ign to hold haok in this ronnd that proved faial to him, is-a mrstery. All t^nugh he had been wllUng to mix ntSttiWa vlth the slightest opening, ibnt'ln the tenth he stood oft aud con-timW himself with sparring iPoley off 'w]hf|Je;ithe latter tried to g^t to.him. vi^l^y^^d^o^ trwat or. t^^^at that, bat 3ESnirign was not prone ^ ^^4^�)a �han.ce,^^and was very wary, aviyu^ign'thonght.lM Ihad^-'t^^ ;:ii^on, and preferred not to taJDe a ,c^!ln the final Tound, hnt tUs is pMlor tor any boxer, and Bnaign had enough experience to know man that (Inleltes strong is a ji^banto get a deolsion over. If lislon didn't meet with entixe idpHi Ht iwas. not Hft  �aw-.deol-.i - jTmay bo; seen after a carefnl' je of the fight; 1b made. At no was thene & gfeat^Iead seicursd [(rtthor one. The first round hos-~a btoik* about even with very . rdolng^ m th� M�ond Bnslgn acmffsrhat th? ih��t the mUllng, )ley turned tis� talblas"ti|f: and In the fourth Bkrtegr^Md' on 'Ensign, also a lltt^l^ V: In tlM'slxth'' Wil^ig!&:^iim$ right to: Foreys^if;^^ miadeup tost gronndfaItie us rounds. iseysntb was a vicious .ahandM omt a fnsUada of railed , ^ ;�Jhooi boys furnis^^ a cleyieiv;^;; a*: anTdpeaw/ ftjllo^Mlbxl two lad� in'ttieir teeMi,'-who ^�aa��erttblo amu^emsnt t? ly.lihfi&snectatora. They wer* declared "^he two Irtish brothers of this city It/./kij^&Tied-a styUahiexhilbition. ^ They t-'^liivA. the game dcrwn fine, and dls- %�>. %" T pltjrad &om� high class methods of punching, following up, blocking and setting away. .This l>out -sras declared a draw. The star preliminary of the even-ing's carnlrai of boxing was a hammer and tonga mill by T. B. Ohisholm ana Robert MoPhersoa. Chi�holm was given the decision after sis rounds of bard, gruelling work. It was in the last two rounds that Ohisholm earned the deoisiop. H� kept hammering away at Mwi'iierson'b head -with his left, and latttrr seemed unable to guard this punishing blow, which es-tabllslMdi a lead for Ohisholm and defeated MoPherson. MciPherson was �tiff In 1U� attitude, while Ohisholm wast shifty and'supple: They were both knocjc-out mixers, and loved one anctther-'not Ohisholm earned the deolsion, :and his showing pleaaed the crowd. Boost for the Game the crowd was not an Immense one but as good as could be expected, considering the.low ebb of the game here through irresponsible boxing matches ot the past The bouts latrt-night were not irre-eponslble affairs. They were oon-ducted.by a responsible man. Jack ijoher^ waa^the man behind the en-tertalnment^an'd true to hilt word, he firmiafied the patrons something that gave them aJgood run for their money.. It was a praiseworthy carnival of Queensbury events, and the promote er was congraitolated on all sides. Promoter Doheptyha^-to pay the |100 license,to stage the bouts last night, bi;t if he can show the goods again like this the license will in aU PTObabiUty be waived, as it certainly fhouldiTh� license was put on to clean ;the game hers. It haa accom-iatahea Its ^purpose,, and. to Irecp it la ;force against .exhlb'iilona>lik� that fur-'jJshed la^' Bight ia a' detriment. ' � It Is p'r|S)ab^.that,Bn^gfi wlll'lqok prJtopiasB^chSBce at'JPS)l'w�;lnitTioth-If lias been decided yet.!" , V ,^f'V::- :� ; Their .Attitude ( ^4a)W:^nOlpaJls otthe^ain bouirai^' ilJeBirad''io I>e~' about '^equal' in weight. JhiBlgi^^^had It over Foley in height, i^iit th^ Idtter.was heavy-set in oom-IpaclBon..- is a clever two- Jhaiided fighter, 'and stands with head id exchange at close quarters. Foley sent a straight le�t to Ensign's face, rocking Ensign. Ensign hooked round a left to Foley's ear, coming into a clinch. Foley's roimd a shade. BOUND 4 Foley gotiin iiiiB fiisi. punch wllb a left to face. They clinch often. Foley gets to Ensign's ribs. Ensign drives a straight left to Foley's cheek, driving his opponent back. They exchange short lefts and rights to face and body, Ensign looks tired but smiles. Doubtful finish to this round. ROUNDS Foley blocked a straight left- Eft-sign hooks to Foley's jaw with left. Foley gets back with a straight hinge. One each a hook to the jaw. Ensign, gets home with a right to the head. Ensign uses right* cross counter THE MIDLAND SENIOR 0 .E. A. HOOKEY TEAM. Who are considered serious contehdert along with St. MIchaela for Senior O. H. AV.honors^, F'hoin left to right -Beatty, Nieholls, Chase, Lavigne, Lavercau, Macey; In front, Scott. They defekted Toronto Canoe club In Orlllla. Sunday Bell Beat Stanley Dillon Three Straight Heats The large orowd -which gathered at Henderson Lake yesterday afternoon to witness die race inilwoeu Sunday Belle and Stanley Dillon, shows that sufficient ln't�re8t is being taken in that kind of sport, and should be encouragement-to some promoters to arrange future races there. The match was for $100 a side, but the old horse was no match for the piojtedup'considerably, he was unable mare; losing the first three heats, In tiie first hsat both animals got off to a good start, but half-way down the ice, the horse broke, leaving Sunday Belle to Win at her leisure. Th/9 second heat was a repetition of the first, for in practically the same spot the horso broke again; and although he to pake^up.the ground ho lost. The third'fesstn'ss a pretty seed race until nearlng the last 200 yards, but the stamln?.-and>;8peed' of the mare, told, aiidi'tSdratrably driven by Mr. Water-mtm.'i'^he finished up an easy winner. ThOriaare wasa strong favorite all thrpughi George Will Bring His String of Racers Right Away ''We. are waiting only for the stable _____________________^ to be finished when we will rush our repeatedly.�Fo~lVy'stuck two straight! string in without delay." to Ensign's face. Ensign in a bad I Geo. Haag, the Calgary turfman, way and bleediiig at the nose. He!who has done so much to make the went to his corner apparently groggy, Western Canada circuit �i\hat it is. as the bell rang. Foley's round. ROUND 6 They mix it hammer and tongs. En- arrived in the city last night, with his driver, Mr. Watt, and durmg the morning visited the grounds where sign takes on ohthe jaw and tetril Matson Is rushiI^S the building ates. Foley boring in.' Ensign stab-1 asjast possible. j^aWn in between his erect shoulders, ^a'ia FTaaaifflOiis, vvlillo Folsy crouches ajia 'uses his left principally and jKwes in. � '' 3JnBign''lost a ten-round ' bout at ;VVinnifred about thls-'dme last year on^'pulnts. FIGHT BY, .ROUNDS . \ " ROUND 1 '-�l*ola3f leads. They went to-a clinch wpjaiwdly.-^Foley using/his left in �t{uuk^�UCcessiQn on Ensign's' face 'With feu^Vrlittle^aJWge. Foley r ]ong Tight swing. Tdey were ieslrag i^choth'er. out. iRound'even,. ' ROUND 3 � ^_ They-opened up carefully and spared.'fc^3iope?Ling.^ Ensign carried the flghtipgH^fco his opponent,, but they r:s!^esboth, very (careful. Ensign- did most'; of "the leading. '"'Slightly, 'En-pigif's round. , ,! , Round even, ROUND 10 They open up with care. Foley leads/ his' left and grazed Ensign's, face. Ensign feints and crosses over; as .Foley came in, no damage done. Foley got'in I right; ito mouth.' They exchange and clinch. Foley; rapped Ensign in rapid succession as they came into a clinch. Foley is-very aggressive and doing all the leading. Ensign looks capable but is content, to merely box. The last round was "slow with Foley after Ensign. Round ends. Referee BobvSo0tt; raises 'Foley's gloved Band aloft, the token of vietory. Ensign started > in' surprisis, hut said mthing. He - evidently expected nothing Je^s. than a draw. REFUSES OFFER FOR' HENDRIX To the Herald Mr. Haag said he was ready to move in'any time. He is .^anxious to get installed in new q,uarters,' for he has several horses to prepare for the Calgary Horse Show. Lethbridge is already getting some good publicity from Mr. Itoag's move. Hunter and Hamilton, 61 Rtegina, have.-informed him that if he is going to .train in Lothb;ridge they will follow; Suit, and will come in wi^h a string of half a dozen for a starter. Hans, Matson says he will have the novf barn, ready in two weeks. Ho will put 80 men on the job to rush it through. liboal horsemen are already talking of forming a Matihee Club, and Mr. Haag has Ijeen in conference with sevbiral of-them today. He said he expected to) see-Lethbridge the training'jfcoun^; for the Western Canada Circuit;. If acconiimodat.ion is provided-there -w^U. be no trouble in finding the. horsey.> ,., ^ETIrtBRIDaB MARKETS , -. � ..tmy Elevator Prtoea - No. 1. Northern ..----^.s.Vt No. 2. .Northern .....;..... ^..-^ 64 No. 3. Northern............. 60 No. 4................1......... B4 No. 5...............____^ 50 No. 1 Alberta Red ........... 66 No. 2. Alberta Ked............ 63 No. 3. Alberta Red .....----. 59 No. 4. Alberta Red............. 54 No. 5. Alberta Red ............. 50 Stan, per toa ... !�i Sl.09 borto, T>w toH - * . .-.fti vf Oats, p�r ton, sacked -^.stv-'. 26.oa Rolled Gate ............ 37.09 SATURDAY'S CASH PRICES Close ,i4>�*'**�>**>*-No. 1 Nor. No. 2 Nor. tj*. 3 Nor. No. 'i.......... ,.......... No. 5................... No. 6 ......... ......!.... No. 1 Peed ',......... Winter Wheat-No. 1 Red Winter , No. .2'Red Winter No. 3 Red Winter..................... 78* No. 4 Red Winter................... 74 . Gats-No. 2 C. W. ..........^ No. 8 0. W. Ex. No. 1 Feed...................... No. 1 Feed.........................� No. 2 Feed ...u,....^'.........,,,........". Barley-No. 9,......................................1 No. 4 ........,.......... 81 77i 76 68 52 V 52i 841 82 321 30 m 301; 27 i 454.. Rejected ...........,...........'iO PAL2ER ARRIVES IN EUROPE Iowa Figiiter Suffering From Malarial Fevor After Rcugh Voyage Adross the Ocean Plymouth, Feb. 14.-Albert Palzor, the American ^ heavyweight fighter from Iowa, arrived here yesterday. Ho is suffering from malarial feyer and was seasick throughout the voyage across the Atlantic. Hc expects to fight Jack Johnson in Paris on June SO;- ' /: ALEERTA CCl-LCCC WON WIU,b'enoflt;.byVuBe ofa Yale.�Mptor�yeU/ Contractors. Sales-B?P.liOoy�!^^r,S;;;P^^^ men In many  ?j*?*t^98'fnd-.iirofeBs(ons have-.found .that" the Yale increases ;e;,?flko|tfna^ 'the>; ten-itory^i that,>ltf:isvpossible to traverse ||I^toB?jrlent waitr-ing~more than three ^ years-"Harlem TTommy" Murphy-'js''afc'last to If Wolgast defeats Murphy it is possible that he may come East for a ten-round bout with Packey McFar-land. The-boys were matched to bqx have another crack at Ad Wolgast. In here last summer, but opposition de-SebHieraber, 1909, about six-months I veloped from an unexpected, qiiarter, befoffr*'Wolgast wop, the light-weight! and it was thought advisable for the title-from Bat Nelson,, '"these boys'good of the sport to- abandon the met''in a .short bdut'in .Pittsburg, ; plans for the time being. McEar- and "Jfommy gave 'Ad > trimming fine little land would welcome the chance to box Wolgast and is willing to make that, the nratch will bo arranged.; When Wolgast won. the, champion-[a lower weight for the ex-champion ship .Murphy was cfte of the first to than,for Britton or any other oppon-chaDenge him, bu|. apparently, Ad, ent. In the event of Ad's success in Lau not lorsctlon-/the .-p.ittsburghr next Saturday's mill the-chanej".-.r� meeting and its-result. At any rate...... - he positively refus|dtp,box: Tommy and turned down aHl^aera fpt.a *e-. turn match. , y.'U Murphy had givei^^p-all-hope ot evei; getting anotlfcll&toh with Wolgast and, after Willie RitchiQ, had" taken the Michigan boy's ijltle away, a'damianed iiis eSorit iiTt^t, direc tion; But now a tuj^'^brthq^wheel is to bring the ancient enenil^s- tpgeth-er 3gain. The old saying-that "iVs an ill" wind that bWws'no gOpd" fits in nicely here. .' ., . Tommy" was to hj^v'e boxgd twenty rounds with 'Job' Mandot^on Washing- � Meanwhile the sports are "guessing" about the proposed McPailand-Britton bout. One day, the match, is on and the next it's oil. The fact remains that neither boxer has yet signed the articles of agreement.^al-though the Garden's press agent has glyen out MArch 7 as the date assigned for .the coatost. Tl^e hitch is said to be over money matters. MoFarland is holding out for a certain guarantee and Britton wa&ts a greater percentage than that oflered him. It is thought .that a Feed Flax-No. 1 N. W. C 39 1.12|, ton's birthday, buti the latter s ill-|riVal promoter has been flirting with fness cancelled  the match,., Jim Col- ,,, ^.y,^^ ore usine this ir, in the it foB Mui, his eagle eye"'in Wolgast's direction, j.^'^^jj^e that .^j^^^ can draw a great and after much persuasion and the offer of a nice cancelled-the match... Jim Col- ^j^p and that they are using this froth, the promoter, in the bunt tpr ^ ^^^^ j^j.^^ ^.jjg Q.arden man-a suitable opponent foB Mutphy past ^,enjant ^o raise the bid. Both boys persuasion antt tne j^^j ^^^.^ ^jjg Garden atid fat guarantee secured probability is the match will A special Sunday dinner viU be served at the Markell Cafe on punday, parvid whlcbiwlll no doubt'be greatlj"! night. A splendid menu has been prepared which' will no doubt be |rrea.tiy appreciated by all .wiho. dine there. Wo do alterations, cleaning, press-^ ing and repairing,- Call and doliver .. I -Phone 1074. Kingston, 706-3rd,ave. the ex-champion's cotfsent to take Mandot's place. , If Ad is in good ^hape the battle should be a corker. There are a few critics who think A& is "dope," but a careful review ol ftie Ritchie fight-round by round, fails to suggest't^st: he has gone back to 'any extent.: Up to the seventeenth round ol that iat-tle Wolgast had a .dbade on Ritcliie, and -while he showed signs of weari-, ness after taking tb�; punph on : the jaw iuHhe last round (several experts who saw. the battleJtfeU me that ^he was-nowhere a licked'map,, iand :also that the rpfereo in jjeolarjng Ad;i;,:;a> loser on ,a ioul madetea greylous mis- 'taiffi..:;,..::;-^:: /^�s�:^::::::mx -ijlurphy will, be "gp6d"; |here Is little doubt of that.fH^ ttaiyesvKpjx: CaJUqrnia- "climate"!'aifd ha? put(up: the best fights of hip.llong:'oareec;,in the.Western country.AHe'foUs thabhe: has the "Indian signToh Wolgast and will go into the rin^'chutsfc. full, �' of confidence. Coflroth jtiadScfo Francisco sports ate to be congratulated on landing this bout ^for the'World.'a ,:Fair,citjr,... . .....^-j..........v., probability eventually be pulled off there, but not until they have exhausted every effort; to get all the "dough" that finds its way to the box office. . Itv:|s hoped t'hat McParland and Britton como to terms before long. The match is the only .really imporli-apt lightweight event in sight -for iic'immediate future, aad New Yotks-ers aye hungry for/something worth while in the boxing line; The ,programs have been sadly lacking in "fltat class, material, the past winter, and local promoters are having a hard time .'arranging suitable attractions owing to the dearth of classy. talent in this locality. , .Willie Ritchie is dus, to arrive , in Oothami before long. When the champion' alights in the big town he will i^nd ^h6. latch strings out and welcome ^signs on thO'door mats of the promoters. The fistic impressarlos have fodnd out, and at no amall cost,'thaHi the sports; have \had. an �"Mlegant sufiiciency!', as -JJob Hum-p^iea puts it.. aSwediocre talent. sporting fraternity of the south coun try. The score ^'waa dangerously close for the iRayJn[pnd lads, 30 to 21, and your Bcriho isialmoat tempted to ad^, that had they played another ten minutes,, the Gard-en City contingent would have taken their first real scalp They .were certainly setting a terribly pace, and every stunt of honor-abje coaoeptioii was called into play lujan ^sndeavqr to cage the neces-sa^. But the whistle bl�w, and the rising hopes ot the faithful cheer boys Tvere dashed to ttfe ground with he^rt-rendiug abruptness. �?he: gymnasium was lighted in regulation hermit style, and half of the time the locals were groping in darkness. Mercer, In particular, was ham-pei^edr but in the second half he bor-ro^fld a pair of cat's eyes, which heliwd out considerable, to wit.: five baskets; IJhe-Sugar boys put up ai clean, cteditablo ^me/and - the Magrath bojfslauil tbeni ungrudgingly. ihe jusi-t!^ ei its lira -s.r-3s_slss cla^hpd, Tho,M&Brath team was crippled'by the loss of two strong men, HIndley, and? Coleman, but on th� whole'did exceedingly well. The finil oount..BhaW!�d 20, to 10 in Raymond's favor. After.Ae,.,-games the local boys weirtp einterisained at, a magnifloent drtmatic production in tlie opera hOTjiw,. which was highly appreciated. SOX DARK, HOlRSES, SAYS MACK V � -.'Av � ' . � � ' ,, Pldka Athieiics 'tPs^Fliiish First, V,",ih =iho White Sox Likely to Upset r ' i Dope of A, L. Leaders' .v.- V":,. : -.--t'/r-.^ "' . � Ehiladeliibla, Pa.l Feb, 14.-^onnle Mack, Manager of ^he Athletics, made the' toUpwing; pMdict^on for the'lOlS, race In'the American League: ArthieticB,- iirsi; , Detiroit, sojond; Washington, third, and Boston fourth, withijthe,! White Sojc as the contender all the way and: likely to upset any of .the am four namejfl,. .'Th0 American League race virlU bo the closest We hf^ve ever had," said Mt^K.' "Ail the t^ms have strengthened, except .Washington and postpn. If thairDltchers hold up they will give the best, of us a hard battle. Com-islwy's White Sox look to me to be th�>, dark.horse in, the race. I look for/more improvement from them than'from any other club, with the j exception of New York. Chance niay come- through fast, but I hardly think it fikely.". *Bo8tOiTnpp,?iy''Vi''i11 commence operation .on March ,1: The Miners Convention There will be-about thirty delegates-to the Dlstrlot Convolution of the United Miners of America next, week, Including-the district and international representatives, - . W. Davidson, from Slocan W,.P, ot Miners, No, 6^ will represent thst \ body as a fraternal; delegate. The memibeis of .the executive are-arrlying.'hy today's train, and will . meet on Sunday.' Among th^/qucstionB.tO'be brought up' are'.the. weeHly reports oh' afe'cl-dente;. the removal of the Dlstriot'Led-ger to Lethbridge;: prcftection of wag--es; local strikes- and thp, district elections, ' GET THE ' every cIay'lAROE NUMBERS ARE TAKINQMtJVANTAGE OP THE low HATES FOR BOWLING. JOIN THE CROWD- " S ' 'Everybody's Doin' it," ;. ^ , pOMilillON BOWLINq ALLEYS . ' , ' Basement Dominion Block, � ,..*7-,f>. i,i ;