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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 18, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGfc DAILY HER AX D Saturday, January 18, 1913 LEAD INCOAST LEAGUE Fast Hockey -Vancouver was Loser in Close Game Victoria, B.C., Jan. 17.-Victoria nosed out Vancouver in a clean game here tonight, by a score of 4 to 3, and went to the lead in the Pacific Coast league. There was but a shade between the teams, and that shade must he allotted the Victoria team. ^They never checked better, nnd their drives were bad, but they scored on a lucky chance they had not earned, in the second period, after Victoria had scored once, the Vancouver team came to life, and for a few minutes it was fast hockey. "Cyclone" Taylor became "cyclonic" for a while, taking the puck in for two goals and the other was scored by Harris. In the third period honors were even. JOHNSON TORMENTED BY THE "SPOOKS" Chicago, Jan. 16.-Jack Johnson, suffering from an old fash'oned case of "bants," limped into the o'Vico of Chas. F. Dewoody of the federal department of justice and complained bitterly because he was detained in one of the death cells of the county jail Tuesday night after his return from Battle' Creek, Mich. The .negro swore "spoo's'' made merry around his cell all nirht, some of them dancing about the floor and others amusing themselves by keeping on the outside of the iron caa;e. "For the first time in my life, I'm suffering from a weak back," Johnson said. "That's due to my thrashing around, all night when the 'spoo s' were-bothering me. Look here-," and he displayed a part of a large porous plaster on his back. "I thought you had a larvae comfortable room','' Dewoody said. "NTo complaint about the size," the negro replied, "but just think o� sleeping in a room where men have spent their last night on earth. I'd rather jump from the top of a 20-storey building tnaa repeat the experience." " x SEEKS TO STOP PRIZE FIGHTS California Senator Introduces Bill Limiting Bouts to Ten Rounds . With Eight Ounce Gloves Sacramento, Cal., Jan. 17.-Iu the State legislature today, a bill was introduced by Senator Brown, of Los Angeles, which has for its object the stamping out of prize fighting in Cal. iforaia, His bill reads: "Boxing exhibitions, at which no admission fee is received or charged, directly or indirectly, may be held within this state, said boxing exhibitions must he of limited number of rounds, not exceeding ten. "Contestants must wear gloves of not less than eight ounces each in weight and receive no prize other than a medal cr trophy to be awarded: to the "winner, not to exceed in value the sum of $25, which said medal lor trophy must have permanently engraved thereon the name of winner and date of event.'' SIX-DAY RACER HURT Belgian Collided With Frenchman-^-Former in Grave Condition Paris, Jan. 18.-While riding in the six-day bicycle race here last night, Cyril Van Houwaert, the Belgian champion, and Petit Breton, a Frenchman, collided. The Belgian when picked up was found to be suffering from a broken collar bone and internally hurt. His condition is grave. FAST GAME AT REGINA Regina, Jan. 17.-The fastest hockey: game in the provincial league was played here tonight, between the Capitals and., the Reginas, when the two Regina teams clashed, the former win sing by 5 ,to 4. by appointment to (By James J. Corbett, former Heavyweight Champion of the World) Jack Johnson and Al Palzer are to meet in a finish fight in Paris next June-maybe. It depends on the result of the legal battle the United States authorities are now waging against the colored champion. If Johnson is lucky enough to escape the bastile the match will take place. The color line is not drawn in Paris. And Palzer is not partieular in the matter of coior, either. In fact, he has long cherished the ambition to fight Johnson and considered Mc-Carty and other white men as mere stepping stones to the chance to box for the title. It was his over-confl-dence that, contributed, not a little to defeat In the New Year's Day battle with McCarty. Tom OMipurke has not lost faith.in Palzer. He still thinks Al will some day be the champion. Tom had, 'tis Said, practically arranged 2ov ii-o Johnson bout before McCarty clashed with Pallet. When the latter was beaten the match was offered McCarty, but Luther refused to bcx Johnson or any other negro. It is no sure thing that the match will, ever get..beyond the signing of articles of agreement. Johnson may have' other piasters to attend to in June. The federal courts will decide ttte| point. Bint if it does go through Palzer will be|& lucky fellow. It will give him the "chance of a lifetime, and' one that seldom comes to a defeated fighter. And should he prove the winner Palzer would be . recognized as world's, champion and in a position to dictate to McCarty, his erstwhile conqueror. Truly, this would be a peculiar state of affairs. There is some talk of Luther McCarty meeting, Jess Willard in a ten round bout within the next few weeks Although Luther and his manager both insist that they will not consider a proposition calling for a match before July the Fourth, it is known that the Garden and Empire clubs of this city are angling for the "white champion" and the bait is said to be very enticing. It may be McCarty has no intention of deserting the ring for the foot- lights and that'the talk of not fighting again until next July was a scheme of the * shrewd Billy McCar-ney to get the promoters' to raise their bids. The two Macks will do well to ponder over what happened to Al Palzer during his five ct six months' lay-off. Palzer was a bear cat last spring.. From all accounts he was a very tame feline on New Year's Day. McCarty will never become popular in this locality until he consents to box Willard again. Those who were present when the boys met last summer concede Jess an excellent chance to beat Luther while admitting that the latter must have improved wonderfully to trim Kaufman, Flynn and Palzer. They were both very green in the Garden bout, but there was no question of Willard's superiority. He outboxed ; and" outfought McCarty from beginning to � end. It would seem to me that Luther would be anxious to wipe this stain of defeat from his escutcheon, but it may be he entertains too great a respect for the great strength and hitting powers of the gigantic Texan^ 'However, "Willard need not despair. There is Al Palzer ready and willing to fight anybody at the'drop of a hat. If nothing else can be said in his favor, Palzer -can never be charged with cowardice. He fears .no man and would much rather fight than train. A match with- Willard would be most welcome. It is pa-rt of Tom O'Rourke's plan to fight Palzer as often as. possible and Willard Would be given preference over any of the other heavies. There is no doubt that Willard is splendid pugilistic timber and if he can "put it on" Palzer, he could force McCarty to recognize his challenge. When Jess boxed Soldier Kearns a few weeks ago he' showed marked improvement over, the form displayed against McCarty. Particularly was this observed of his hitting. H* wasted little strength in wild swings and appeared to have mastered the art of ^punching straight from the shoulder, something both he and McCarty were totally ignorant of last summer. Altogether WillaTd impress- j ed local fans more favorably than any other "hope" seen in New York. HOCKEY MAD IN TORONTO MARCHAND COULDN'T 870? ."WHERES THE PUCK?* THE MIXUP ATTHc TECUM5EH 5 NET CLARKE EH AT "Y" MEET Athletic Events Keenly Contested-Stellar Work on Parallels Since a large closed rink, known as ('The Arena," was opened in Toront o this year, the place has been crowd-ed with hookey fans, and profession al teams secured large patronage. The artist of the Toronto Star has here shown some impressions of the crowd at a recent match on a very rain y night. "Joe," in the centre ske Is Joe Kelley, manager for another s eason of the Toronto (>? No. 3 Northern.......... � BS No. 4.................. 5.1 No. 5.................. 40 No. 1 Alberta Red........ (14 No. 2 Alberta Rod........ (11 No. 3 Alberta Red........ No. 4 Alberta Rod ..-...... 5-1 No. 5 Alberta' Red........ 40 Bran, per ton...... 810' SbortB. per ton............ S3.n0 Jats, per ton. sactefl ........ 26.00 Rolled Oats................... 27.00 SATURDAY'S CASH PRICES EDMONTON BONSPIEL Taber Had an Easy Time Winning COLLEGE HOCKEY IN EAST Queen's Defeated McGlii in Opening League Game-Ice Punk Montreal, Jan. 17.-In the opening game of the Inter-collegiate Hockey Union, Queen's ft: und little trouble in winning from McGill at the arena tonight by a score of 8 to 2, on going t'e�t was almost impossible for first-class hockey. The Ice was well cov* 'ered.with water, due to the continued soft spell, and made it hard for the players to' control, the puck in making their rushes'. Vancouver, Jan.1 17.-Pat .Connolly, the big British wrestling champion who is ,to meet (Zbyszko on January 31, is just -plumb.rfull of optimism as to the outcome of the bout. As'a matter of fact, Pat's middle name is Confidence, and he .possesses a world of it. "' , "It's this' way," says be,, ''ZybazKo must throw me twice within an hour to win the handicap. I don't have to do any aggressive 'wrestling, and I think I'm a good enough man on the defensive to beat out the best wrestler ever born. If I can keep away from a fall, long enough to feel^'Biscuits,' or whatever his name is, out, I'm going to stay the hour without a question, and tho spectators won't see all defensive work, eithek. I'll be' there to gain a fall"myself if I can see a possible chance to do $6." Taber, Jan. 18.-�In-a.district league hockey match here last night, the "Chefs" had no difficulty in defeating the team from ; Lethbridge. The, score, which was S to. 3, is a good indication of the comparative strength of the teams. The "Chefs" were in better form thans in their previous game 'with the visitors, when they were stood off 5 to 3, and with Doo Barber back in the game, the winners had an inestimable amount of added strength oyer the team that faced Lethbridge before. Lethbridge put up a hard fight, but they were hopelessly outclassed. *- JESS WESTERGAARD AFTER ?�JNG ' HONORS Duluth, Minn., .Jan. 17.-Claiming to possess a'i reach - greater than Jack Johnson, weighing 218 �pounds, and standing six feet three inches in height, Jess Wes-tergaard, the wrestler, announced here today that he was going after the heavyweight boxing championship. "I know bow to box, and I nave no fear of any man in the game/' said- Westergaarfl. _ ' Emll Klank, o.nce manager of Frank Gotch, is behind the new "hope," who will fight Al Williams, at Hot Springs, Ark., on February 15. If Medicine Hat has no better team than Lethbridge and Bow Island, Taber is assured of the District league championship, w(th little room for doubt. . . BOWLING MATCH POSTPONED The visit of Macleod bowlers to Lethbridge today In their return engagement with the local trundlers, had to be postponed. The Herald received this information over the tele-phono from R. A. Godson, of Macleod, this morning. It appears that the the Macleod team has been put; hors de combat through sickness of a couple of star performers. - Edmonton, Jan. 17.-Play was re sumed this morning in the bonspeil, but owing to a delay in moving the rocics, the games did not get going until about ten o'clock. This draw saw the largest score so far in the 'spell hung up, when A. G. Gillespie soundly trounced Gosnell by the  .ore of 22 to 8. Moffatt, of East Calgary, created a surprise when he won from D. Irwin by the close score of 11 to 10. Dr. Wright, of Calgary, kept up his winning streak by defeating Mou)d in the Tuckett by th$ score of ll'to '4. In ^fie.ten-thirty draw Sam Savage, Who has'not lost a game yet, bad a hard 'cpntest with Bow'den. The score Was J.5 to 14, and some of the prettiest ourling of the 'speii was done. Another, default was registered in this draw, when Dunham defaulted to Mercer in the Burns Trophy. Out of reBpect to the memory of the late Daniel Tidsbury, tnere was no draw for 12.30. The curlers attended the funeral In a body. ' REGINA BONSPEIL CLOSES Home talent Failed to Do As Well As Usual-Prizes Distributed Reglna, Jan. 17.-The big provincial bcnspell ended tonight, when the final games In the various events attracted a large crowd. The feature of this year's 'Bpell has been tho wide distribution of the prizes. Reglna rinks were much less in evidence in tlje division of the spoils than has been the case ip. several recent bon-spe'ils. CHANCE OBJECTS TO NICKNAME DONALDSON IINE Steamshio and Railway Tlcke.t� FROM ALL POINTS IN EUROPE Can be purchased on this side and forwarded to your family or Jjr-lends, Our way of handling this business Is impossible to . beat. Your passengers will .receive full instructions. We advise you when they wJH reach th'ejr destinations. ' RATES THE VERY LOWEST. RESERVATIONS MAPS , SAILINGS EVERY WEEK For full Information see steam-' ship and railway agents, Or write- H. E.- LIDMAN, Gen'l Agent. 445 Main Street Winnipeg, Man. iu:ah., * , i,. ' ,,,, Dislikes "Highlanders," "Yankees," "Kilties," Etc, New York, Jan. 17.-Frank Chance has discovered that as 'a new manager of the New York American league club he is nominally the head of at least five teams-the Highlanders, tho Yankees, the Hill Tops, the Hill-men and the Kilties. Chance thinks the Btring o� names confusing. "In fact," he writes in a letter just received by President Farr^ll, "I think this nickname business in baseball has been overdone. We are going; to bring the New York club to the top of the heap in the American league, and.we will have 'New York' on our uniforms. I hope the baseball public will call us the 'the New Yorks,' and that we will be worthy of tba name." JEANSTTE A WINNER ' a'oplin, Uq, *Jfj�; 18.-Joe Jeanette, negro heavywelgHt, won a popular decision over Jeff Clarke, of Joplin, In a fast ten-round pout here last night. Clarke was the aggressor in the I first four rounds; but after that Jean ' el to forced him at every stage. Winnipeg, Jan. 18.-Cash closing prices today were: Wheat. No. 1. Northern............... s2v� No. 2. Northern............... 79% No. 3. Northern.............. 7G% No. 4......................... 72% No. 5......................... (i7 No. 6........................ B'l No. 1 Feed ....... ............ Winter Wheat: No. 1. Red Winter ............ 84 No. 2. Red Winter.............81 No. 3. Red Winter............ 7S No. 4. Red Winter ..____...... 70 Oats: No. 2. C. W................... 3.1. No. 3. C. W. ................ 28Vi Extra No. 1. Feed ............ 29% No. 1. Feed ................... 28% No. 2. Feed................... 28% Barley: No. 3........................ 48 No. 4........................ 44V/ Rejected.....................40- Keed......................  39 CHICAGO WHEAT MARKET Chicago, 111., Jan. 18.-Wheat wan inclined to firmness at the opening today. May opened % higher to unchanged at 94 to 93%, and sold to 93w%. A recovery to 94%@>% ensued. , Oats were quiet and steady. May opened unchanged to a shade lower at 33% to 33%@?i, sold off to 33%. and then reacted to 33%. FOOTBALL Old Country Games ? > > > ? ? > ? ? ? > > Wales were decisively beaten ? > by England today, before a > > large crowd in the opening ? ? game of the professional rugby ? �� ...... * > > > > > > > * London, Jan. 18.-League football games played this arternoon resulted as folio'WiS: * - First Divjsion . Bradford City, 4; Bolton Wanderers, 1. - Chelsea,. 1; Newcastle United, 0. Derby County^,-54-Tottenham Hotspur, 0. Evertou,*4; Manchester United, 1. Manchester City, 4; Liverpool, I. Sheffield Wednesday, 3; Notts County, 1. Sunderland, 1; Oldham Athletic, 1. West Bromwich Albion, 2: Aston Villa, 3. Woolwich Arsenal, 1; Sheffield United,' 3. Second Division Birmingham, 5; Leicester Fosse, .1. 'Blackpool, 1; Glosscp, J.. Bristol City, 7; Stockport County, 2 Bury, 1; Fulham, .0. Grimsby Town, L; -Bamsley, 1. Clapton Orient, 2; Hull City, 7, .Lincoln City, 1; Burnley, :�!. Leeds City, 2; Bradford, 0. Southern League Gillingham, 0; Brentford, 4. Southampton, 2; Swindon Town, 0. Stoke, 0; Coventry City, 1. Reading, 3; Bristol .Rovers, 1. Crystal Palace, 0; Exeter City, 1. Plymouth Argylo, 2; Portsmouth, 0. Norwich City, 2; Millwal Athletic, 0 English Cup �� Four more results were reached today in the first round of the Cup, thus leaving three more to be played before the round is complete. They were as follows: Blackburn Rovers, 7; Northampton, 2. - . Wolverhampton Wanderers, 3; Lou-den Caledonians, 1. South Shields, 0; Gainsborough Trinity, 1. Chesterfield Town, 1; Nottingham Forest, 4. {SCOTTISH LEAGUE � . Glasgow, Jan. 18.-Scottish league games played resulted a's follows; I$Berni&ris 1, Celtic ,0'. Clyde 0, Hangers 0. Queens Pwrk-Dundco, abandoned- * Morton 1, Falkirk 3. Kilmarnock .1, Hamilton Acailenn-cals.-l. . � -,i � Raith Rovers 3, Hearts of .MidlotU- n.n 3............. ' .... *: Motherwell 0, Third-'Lanail 0. Partiek Thistle ,2, St. Mlrren I. ;