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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 7, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LKTHBKIDGE DAILY HERALD* ~LTL ALU THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS AND WELLS McCarey Bent on Bringing the Two Together July 4 at Los Angeles IE- Los Angeles, Jan. C.-Boinbavdier Wells may have the first chance at Luther McCarty's newly won ring honors, and at the same time a chance lo take the title to England. The proposed Fourth of July International match is squarely up to the Briton 10-�laj-, and Promoter McCarey is awaiting s. cablegram from Freddie "Welsh announcing the result. Selecting Welsh as his ambassador, JJeCarey cabled the Pontypridd lightweight to ascertain Wells' terms and rush a reply. If ,, the Bombardier wants anything short of the. capitol at riaoramento, McCarey said he would he given Instructions to board a liner. If Wells and McCarty are matched, McCarey- plans to build a new arena ou the site of the present historic fight shed. The new: structure would seat 18,000 persons. . " Home Team Had it Their Own Way From Start-Hockey League Schedule BRESNAHAN TO PLAY WITH CHICAGO CUBS Chicago, Jan. G.--Roger Bresnahan, formerly manager of the St. Louis National League baseball team, Will wear a Chicago National Club uniform next season, according- to Charles W. iMurphy, president of the club. "He is a great acquisition," said Mr. [Murphy, tonight. "I won't say what salary' Bresnahan is going to get, but J had io outbid Dreyfus, of Pittsburg, tfdr him, and that shows what others think of Bresnahan. I intend to use his as a catcher with Archer." Murphy said Roger had not signed yet, but that a three-years' contract will be mailed to Bresnahan's home in Toledo tomorrow. CICOTTE NOT WITH HIS SATISFIED NEW CONTRACT White Sox Player Ha8 Joined "Hold Out" Brigade Detroit, Jan. 6.-Pitcher Eddie Ci-cotee, of the Chicago American League baseball club, said today that he has returned his 1913 contract to President Comiskey unsigned. He eaid he was not quite satisfied with the salary. ? R. BRESNAHAN GETS $20,000 Claim Against Cardinal Management Is Compromised Coleman. Jan. (J.-In one of the best hockey games played in the Pass this winter, Cokuiati defeated the Frank players on Saturday night on the Coleman rink, by a score of 9 to 2. Frank came up feeling confident of vin�ory, and the players and crowd of rooters who accompanied them, hinted that thoy had all kinds of money to back up their convictions, but when called, the men with the money were conspicuous by their absence. A crowd of Blairmore hockey enthusiasts, and many of the team of that town, also came up to see the game, and get a line on the Coleman players. In the first period Coleman scored four times, while Frank drew a blank. In the second period Coleman added two more to the tally, and Frank succeeded in shooting the puck through the net for one goal. During the last twenty minutes of play Coleman shot three goals., and Frank one, making the score 9-2 in favor,of Coleman. The line-up was: . Frank-Scott, Gray, Merrick, Dun-lop, McGowau, iMerrice and McKay. Coleman - Higgins, Easton, Williams, Gresack, Graham, Hogan and Hatfield. . Referee-Benson, of Blairmore. The following is the schedule of games to be played in the Crow's Nest Pass Hockey League: Jan. 8.-Frank at, Blairmore; Cole-1 man at Frank. Jan.10.-Frank at Blairmore. Jan. 15.-Blairmore at Coleman. Jan. 17.-Blairmore at Frank. . Jan. 22.-Coleman at "Blairmore. | Jan. 24.-Frank at Coleman. i Jan. 29.--Coleman at Blaiirnore. Jan. 31.-Blainnore. at Frank. Feb. 5.-Frank at Coleman. Feb. 7.-Coleman at Frank. Feb. 12.-Frank at Blairmore. Feb. 14.-fBlairmore at Coleman. Feb. 19.-Blairmore at Frank . 4 Feb: 21.-Coleman at Blairmore. Feb. 24.-Frank at Coleman. Two games have been played: Blairmore at Frank,-January l, resulting in a win t or .Frank, 4-0; Frank at Coleman, January 4, 9-2 in favor of Coleman. Not as Crafty or as Clever but Stronger^ so Think Coast .Exponents george kennedy The Montreal lacrosse, hockey and wrestling magnate. Kennedy manages the Irish-Canadian lacrosse team, the Canadien lacrosse team, the Canadien hockey team, and handles wrestling matches in Montreal. Ottawa and Quebec. THE GAME The hockey match scheduled for tonight si the lake between ihe Y. M. C. A. and Aquatics, has been called off owing to the street car service being put out o; commission east of 13th St.( by the bad weather. An intermediate game is billed for tomorrow night and a senior fixture on Thursday. The gar;,e for tonight will hsvs to be postponed indefinitely. JOE RIVERS EXPECTS TO WIN Mexican Getting in Shape'for Bout With Leach Cross ? St. Louis, Jan. 6.-The claim of Roger Bresnahan, former manager of the St. Louis National League team, against Mrs. Helen" Britton, th� owner, was compromised today. It is reported that Bresnahan was p�id, 120,000 for cancellation of whatever claim he may have had against Mrs.-- Britton for alleged- violation of the contract nnder which he was to manage the club for five years. > ? ? > > ? �� New Yoi'k, Jan. S.-"Do you expect to do much to the Cross family?" was asked Joe Rivers, the Mexican "hot tamale," as he was getting under way for Rye, N. Y., where he has started in training for his bout with Leach Cross. "Yes, double-cross them," Rivers responded, his face wreathed in a western smile. "I have heard a whole lot about this man, Cross," he added, "but I hope to win." Joe has made a very favorable impression on the Broadway sports, but he has woefully disappointed the Broadway newsies. They expected to see a senor, wlith a sombrero on his head, a mantilla over his shoulder, a knife in his belt, snurrinos on his h-eele and a cigarette flirting between lip and eyelashes. Si, senor! That's the way they figured the Mexican fighter would look. But Joe does not look that way at all. BOYS' BOWLING TOURNEY McKain, Winner with a Good Average for Youngster The boys department of the Y. M. C. A. have concluded a very successful bowling tournament. G. McKain was the highest pin scatterer with an average of 14S for six games. H. Schweitzer was second with an average of 132 to his credit and Percy Irwin better than 125 for six games. CANADA HOME OF CHAMPION PACERS Los Angeles, Cal, Jan. U.-Fairly dazed nro the ftstie fans over tho remarkable victory of the new champion, -Luther McCarty. Another Jim Corbett, only greater, is what many of the wise ones are calling.'McCarty. The champion is not yet of age, but he is of moro sturdy build and probably possesses more strength than did Corbett at his best. Right now it would be ridiculous to say he is as clover as Corbett, or as crafty a ring gvaeral, but that ho will develop is almost certain. McCarty is the cleverest big fellow tcday, and that he knows the rudiments of the game is plainly evidence when he shapes off in the ring. He knows how to hit and direct his punches, and will improve with experience. Rise Due to Manager j To McCarty's manager, shrewd Billy i McCarney, we must attribute his re-; markable rise to the top. Immediately ' after the Flynu victory McCarty was censured for taking tho Palzer match so quickly. Billy knew the ability of his man aud unhesitatingly closed the. match. Had McCarney passed up the | Palzer bout he might not have had tho opportunity later, and in the meantime Luther might have encountered a tough one. Within one year McCarney has brought his protege from obscurity to the championship. It was in December of 1911 that McCarney found Luther in Chicago bogging for a chance. Billy took charge of his affairs and took J^m to Springfield. Mo., where he defeated Joe Cox. McCarney and McCarty have been inseparable ever since. The hoodoo number 13 has played a part in McCarney's career. The Palzer bout was McCarty's 13th fight and his first mill in 1913. There are 13 letters in McCarty's name and the same number in McCarnay's.. McCarty to Buy Property Both fighter and m^najjer looked over some property a: Venice iucently. McCarty is impressed with the Beach resort and intends to build a home there. McCarney will go east to look over the ground and decide which of services he will accept. One offer of J the numerous offers for his fighter's ?2,500 for a week at a New York theatre and another of 51,000 a week for 10 weeks in vaudeville have been received by McCarty. The new champion will remain'here for at least days. imisir.v 7. l�>i:$ Smokeless Shotshells "leader" and "Repeater" The merits and weaknesses of shotshells are soon shown in trap shooting. Both amateur and professional season's averages were won Winchester Loaded Shells- in 1911 with "Leader" and repeater." Their exception. ally strong and even shooting qualities make them unsurpassed for bird shooting. They .-ue all well made and carefully loaded, and will always give satisfactory results. The. Red V!/ on the box Kuarontees their reliability. Look- for it when buying and youll have tintoktles* loads that get the Game Some Good Contests in Opening Competition at Curling Rink i Prominent In Eastern Hockey The annual riitk warmer at tiif local curling rini, which commenced last night, consfstlug of a clash between two sets, of rinks, known as the president's; and the vice-president's following! was a fitting opening of the season's hostilities, in which tho president's lieutenants showed up just a little more to advantage in accumulating points than their opponents. Two close matches were played, and two others completed the number which went in favor of the president's men by rather long odds. There will be a second series of matches tonight in this competition. Last night's scores were as follows: President's Vice-President's N .T. Mocleod, 14 D. McNab, 7 R. R. Macleod, 12 Clarke, 12 Nelson, 13 Stacey, 13 Retd, 19 Boyd, 5 jlDGE MARKET* ii.vator Prlce� irn ....................... 03 jvn ....................... Jen ......................,. ">l' . ,....................... IK ................,........ -I:'. f\ Rod .................. 112 . Red .............. ,'ttcii................ r�;. j) Red.................. 4N lied ...............12 bj.......... Sl.Oo E ..... 13.00  sacked ........ 25.OB ....... 27.00 GEORGE McNAMARA -The 185 pounder hockeyist,'who will play on the Tecumseh's professional team's defence. His brother Harold, weight 212 pounds, is also a prominent hockeyist. CENTRAL SCHOOL LEADS Indoor Baseball League teams at "Y" of School LANGFORD COMING HOME VERY SOON 10 During the season of 1912 the pacing races of the Grand Circuit and the other big meetings which bring together the best harness horses in America were completely dominated by the Canadian horses, Joe Patchen II., Knight Onwardo and Grand Opera. Patchen was the greatest money winner of the season, and the only race he lost all year was won by Knight Onward. Last week a new star was added to the Canadian galaxy when Royal Grattan got his public trial in the 2.30 pace at the Toronto Driving Club's meeting. This green horse, recently bought by Mr. J. E. Gray of Toronto, from Mr. Chas. Barrett of Park Hill, Out. demonstrated his speed and his racing ability. It was-agreed by the experts that Royal Grattan can- go as fast as a horse is wanted, and Mr. Ed. Baker was quite justified in offering to name a purchaser if Mr. Gray would take $10,000 for him, an offer that his owner declined. MACLEOD BOWLERS AFTER A MATCH Macleod intends to keep up a dust in the bowling realm this winter. Matches are being arranged bv the experts there with teams from the neighboring places. R. A. Godson, of the Macleod Advertiser, is arr ng-ing a match with the � hie; Rims oJ Lethbridge to take place at Macleod Wednesday' or Thursday evening of this week. The local pin topplers will re -uire to be in the best of form for tho Macleod artists ; the latter are rated high. Central school has a fast indoor baseball team. In the school league they head the list with a clean slate, having won all their games. The High school conies seeonM, followed by Westminster and- Fleetwood schools. The standing: Played Won Lost P.C. Likely That Tar Baby and Joe Jeanette Will be Matched by McCarey Central _____.....,3 3 0 High .School .�... 8 2 I Westminster .. .. 3 A z Fleetwood ..... 3 0' ;: 1.000 .668 .333 .000 iit NO "HOLD OUT" PLAYERS ON THE RED SOX ROSTER � Boston, Jan. 6.-The only "hold out" amon the members of the world's champion red sox developed so far, disappeared today, when Olaf Hen-drikson, the diminutive pinch hitter, signed a contract for next year. Sail Francisco, Jan. 4.-Sam Langford, the Boston negro heavy weight, who recently knocked out Sam McVey, in Australia, is coming to San Francisco about the last of January, aecording to word received here today. Manager Joe Woodman expects to matqb. Langford "tfith Joe Jeanette, the *battle to be staged in California. Langford has been away for a long time and considerable curiosity is rife among fight fanB as to how tho Boston black shapes up. CHANCE HANDS OUT QUEER LINE OF TALK W| to liam i breaW teude meanl boats! this h| the e| quiet S demarj pean show weathl spectel Cabf Paris Budapf Wheat May . July , Oats: May . Flax: Jan. . May , Wheat: No. No. No. No. No. No. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. G. BAYLEY AND SCALER MATCHED BIG STAKE UP ON BOUT AT HAT TOMORROW NOTICE TO CURLERS FELT-LINED RUBBER SOLED SHOES-r-Regular prices J5.00 55,50; now................... Extra Special Prices to Clear ? f $3.80 ALL FELT SHOES- Regular price ?2.25; now......... FELT SHOES, Leather foxed. Regular price ?3.25; now................. ALL FELT GAITER Regular price $2.50; now......... $1.70 $2.45 $1.80 LIGHT FELT, with leather sole. Reg. price ?2.00; now............... LIGHT FELT, chrome foxed; regular price $3.25; now ................. RUBBERS-Regular now ................ 1.25 All Other Rubber and Felt Goods Equally Reduced CLOTH TOP price $1.50; SYORM RUBBERS- Price ............. Moro than a little interest is being taken here in the Warner-Taylor wrestling bout at Medicine Hat tomorrow night. The man from Texas has agreed to throw Taylor twice in an hour or forfeit $1000 to his . adversary, and likewise will Taylor have to banc1 over a thousand "hones" if he succumbs twice in the stipulated tirn'e. Few believe that Warner can .accomplish his task, but Warner has such supreme confidence iu his ability to win that he has won over more than one doubtful one to his way of thinking. .John lierg is of the opinion that Warner will win, though recognizing Taylor - as an opponent worthy uf the highest consideration. Taylor is primed for the match ami is just as cori'lrlr-nt, of being vie- i torious as his opponent. i Mr. Mooney left im the Hat 'this morning and will hi- nn pared to bacL Warner to any extent. ~' ' Edmonton, Alta., Jan. 7.-Articles were signed this morning for Kid Scaler of Edmonton to meet Joe Bay-ley, of Victoria, lightweight champion of Canada, in a fifteen round bout. Bayley will defend his title against one of tho smartest and cleverest boys In his class. The purse ia the largest yet offered in Western Canada, TORONTO RUGBY CLUB DEFEATED PARKDALE CANOE Toronto, Jan. 0.-Toronto Rughy and Athletic Club defeated Parkdale C2noe Club In a senior O. }]. A. game, at the arena tonight bv u ncore or si to 1. Our Annual Clearance Sale S ill Continues DON'T FORGET-With Everv Purchase of $5.00 you get a coupon on the $100 Fur Coat Competition BENTLEY COMPANY, LTD. BOXING IS ON DECLINE DE ARO SUFFERED DBFEAT James Maturo Won First Block of 600-Point Match ' New York, Jan. 7.--Jam** Maturo, of Denver, defeated Alfred de Oro, world's pocket bilHnra champion, j here, last night, in tho first block of ja (SoO-point match, :;i..o to 189. Mat' ' uvu'b best continnou.-j run was- 82, I Ore's 21. Six scratches were made by. the challenger, and cifht by tbe'ohamj pion. .  , De Oro flayed in his usual spectacular form. Maturo i-ave a-fine exhl�' bition, showing his knowledge-of the finer points of ih.. aame. Using- the new "open brofik" .M:>tur'o cleared the siblr- timo.-- rind n, Oro'foui'tJinos.: Says Jim Jeffries-Deplores Present Style of Fighting Jiin Jeffries says that boxing in a'lleterloratiiig sport. He deplores the present manner of wadlni; in, heart down and arms ilirginj; away, depending upon strength and endurance to win, and "points with pride to the clevorness of the ol'd-timo, ehiimpions." .There is something in what Jim says, but the "whaling" manner of boxing is merely temporary. R will soon go out of fashion, it was brought into usefulneBs by -BattHnie Nelson. Bat. has dropped out.and tho other "whalers" will soon follow. The/Attels and the McFarlands are m^n who last a long time lu theflr,tg- While Ritchie, the new ejjaiSyi'jf-'"" *>4���m�l, 1uu4--uuauu, Wauthi and many others depend upon [shifty boxing rather than slugging- ThiB thing goes. Snl- Chicago, 111., Jan. 7.-An early, edition of an afternoon paper prints an extended interview with Frank Chance in which Chance states positively that he will not appear In baseball ithis season and that his purpose in coming to Chicago was to explain his attitude to Frank . Far-rell, owner of the New York Americans, who wants the former leader ot the Chicago Nationals to manage the Now York club of the American league. COMMISSION MEETS Cincinnati, Ohio, Jan. 7.-All business scheduled to come before the National Baseball Commission except (lie election of officers was expected to be undertaken today in spite of Hie illness of Ban B. Johnson which prevented the American league president from attending the meeting. This was according to the announcement of" Chairman August Herrmann. A demand for a uniform playing contract, it is expected will be made by ^ committee of Minor league presidents. The committee 's also expected to.take up th� salary limit question. Feed, Winter! No. 1. No. 2. No. 3. No. 4. Oats: No. 2. No. 8. Extra No. 1. No. 2. Barley( No. 0. No. 4. Rejected Feed Wheat:! May July May July Sept, GRAIN PRICES ., Jan. 7.-A despatch Jrange front Fort Wil-j tho contract foi* ice- 1hurbor has been ex-rther period. This storage capacity iu tho third extension ;wor to requests from ho market here was |with a moderate casiit imeric.au and Euro-fire firm. Receipts off. due to colder By were fitly cars in-In sight., iverpool !i; to 9s up. llorliu unchanged; Antwerp unchanged. Open Closo ...... S7Vr 86% ....... S8% 88�b ...... U4*.' ...... 104^. ...... HO I10?� PRICES Closo ............. SIM. ............. 78V* ..........TiM; ............. 70't ............. �r, ............. r.S ............. TiU ....... S3 S \........... 70 ........... 76^i ............ 71 Vi ........... o0^4 ........... 'J8 ........... 28 Mi ........... 28 :i............. 21 ........... 44')i ........., 40 Vj ........... .'8 MARKETS ^poiis Open Close 86% 88�/i J0O 9114. 89% 8U -5% 88*8 91% 89 *i, 88 ',4 I Mclean wins johnson trophy ! Amateur Skating Champion Does Mile i In 3:05 livan style brought about again. pas a slugger, (for a time, in clover boxing, it j8 time for elevenths to ooni� He set the Then Corbett Chicago, Jan, G.-Robert McLean, of Chicago, international amateur ice skating champion, won the , Nester Johnson trophy here today, by capturing '.the mile event the second tlrao. McLean skated the mile in'3:05. McLean also won a half-mile open race in 1:2^3-5. The champion was ill-,with scarlet fever several weeks ago, and hai been out of bed but ten days. He skated today against the advice of bis physician. The national tournament ot the Vv"^t$7n Skating association will be hsii:'M the.-Hipppdronie rink, Minne-sola state fairgrounds, at St. Paul, Janijary'17,' 18 and 19, and McLean will'defend his title as champion uma-teijrice fltaiter of tljo world. � _____ Geo. Reeco, aged 12, of St.'Catuar* lues, broke through the ice of tho Welland canal and was drowned. Wilfrid Hynes,. a boy, made an heroic attempt to.flave hint;  ' . . Chicaji further^ day, Mas over yes, after toll @%. Cables!! firmnesslf crease ply. Uneasiffl kan PolitS Oash'der Outs wi ened % to 33%, range. WILL cf Western (0 Assoc!!! )l Ottawa,! made to jj corporate f mount Br�' cr to rs and deal stock fitted use in thejjf and ail otblj organizatlql and conducjj see, plaeosf j exercising^ lishment d& letic cout^sM, and exhibit berta an da whew lii-i PAIN PRICES I^-Wheat scored a the opening to-I1.) to In to a shade to 92%, and selling to 02*K fcet;, reflecting tho fisTduy, and a de-$*>pean visible sup-: elt us to the Bal-. fm. |JVe fair. ffrut firm. -May op-nchanged, at 81H_ asily within this RACE !|n THE WEST. Amount Breeding Ue Application �juration !-pplication will be *:for an act to in-ern Canada Re-.lation, with pow. export, buy, eel! is, thoroughbred ( made fitted for ! R. N. W.,M. P, ) or seml-military M*abllshv maintain k-grounds, oour-Jning, racing alul , and the oBtab-d places for nth-ontertainmontK lislcatchewan/i A!-. >/um))la or hIks- mm ;