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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 20, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Monday, 'January 20,1913- QUEBEC DEFEATED THE TECUMSEHS AT TORONTO-DOUBLED THE SCORE To Come Off in Paris Latter Part of June, Night Before Grand Prix New York, Jan. 18.-Jack Johnson agreed to fight Al Palzer in Paris for (the . world's tehanrpionship, on the night oi June 25, the eve of the Grand Prix face. Tom' O'Rourke, Palzer's manager, announced the receipt, of a telegram from Johnson in Chicago, accepting the terms offered by R. Lippe, in Paris, arranging the match. -The terms give the winner 60 percent, of the gate receipts, with a guarantee of $30,000. Johnson's telegram follows: "Terma satisfactory. We will make arrangements when I see you in regard to pictures ' and transportation. Wire Lippe O. K. Thanks." Judge "Stops" Smith San Francisco, Jan. 18.-"Gunboat" Smith, the California heavyweight, was knocked out in one round yester. C&y fay Judge Graham, in the Superior Court. His wife, Eleanor, won a divorce from him without contest. > 'I'll, never take a chance again i r-ith a pugilist, lightweight or heavy-1 weight," said Mrs. Smith, as she re-1 Conducting Cocking Main at Cout Del Isle - Police Pinched Bunch ceived her decree. Montreal, Jan. 19.-A' b'ig cocking main was broken up tonight at Cout del Isle by Supt. J. J. Walker, Inspector Phillips, and Mr. \V. H. Griffith, game 'warden officials of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Sixteen live birds wore seized, and four dead ones. Information was received by Supt. Walker late yesterday afternoon, and in company with the other officials he .went down .to Cout del Isle, where the-".pain was being held iu u motor boat;'factory. Upon the appearance of the officials there wa3 a stampede for the exits, and the. eight low windows in tlfe:bullding were used as a means of eseape. Outside the building there were four rigs, and two large touring cars, and as many as could scramble into these, drove off, while the others mad? themselves scarce in the open country, but not before some twenty names of local residents were taken. These men were ordered to appear at the offices of the society tomorrow, when action will be taken against them. British football for Southern Association league: Merthyr Town, G: West Ham United, 2. n the first Association International match at Belfast, Wales beat Ireland, 1 to 0. Additional Rugby Results Scottish trial match: Scottish Team !(.': Rest of Scotland. 0. Northern Union Bramley, 5: Hunslei, IS. Bradford, lt>; York, 0. Coventry, 0; St. Helens, 2i>. Pewsbury, It; Rochdale Hornets, 3. Halifax, 0; Broughton Rangers, 5. Hull, 2: Huddersfield, 2. Leeds, 0: Hull Kingston Rovers, S. Oldham, 11; Widnes, 10. Runcorn, 3; Wigan, 25. Sanford, S; Batley, 3. Swinton, 11; Barrow, 5. Other Rugby Matches Devenport Services, 14: Black-heath, 11. Guy's Hospital, 0; Old Merchant Taylors, 0. Loudon Irish, 15; United Services, 3 London Hospital, 12; London Scottish, 6. Moseley, 11; -Liverpool, 3. Cambridge, 32; Richmond, 15. London Welsh, 5; Rosslyn Park, 23 Harlequins, 42; Aid Alleyuiaus, 3. Coventry, 19;': Old Edwardians, 0. Leicester, 26; Bedford, 9. Gloucester, 3; Bristol, 0. Toronto, Jan. 19.-Saturday night's game at the arena, which Quebec won from the Tecumseh's by four to two, suited the fans better than any other national association game seen hero this season. There was a perfect playing surface for the teams and the pace throughout the entire game was terrific. ThoJ.score at the end ,of the first period*was one all while the Indians .were in front at the. expiration of the-second period, two to one. Quebec ran away from the Te-cumsehs in the l.^st ten minutes of the /I' period, scoring three goals, and blanking the Indians. As in many of their former defeats, it was speed that beat the locals, the ancient eapitols had speed all over the ice. Iu that respect they reminded the spectators of the Canadiens, in tlie latter's game here. Vair and Throop were the only members of Nicholson's team .jvho had "foot" enough to check back effectively with the easterns. The Stanley cup champions opened a barrel of spe?d right at the commencement and kept on handing it to the Tecumsehs steadily until the latter wilted on end and Quebec, apparently a beaten team, emerged with a two goal lead and rafter starting the funl' period with the score 2 to 1 against them. ST. ANDREWS CRACK JUNIOR O.K.A. TEAM Jim Corbett's Ring Comment All other Old Country games were reported in Saturday's issue. (By James J. Corbett, former Heavy-(his consistent performances against - weight Champion of the World) J all comers. While the calibre of his adversaries in local bouts has not PLAYED IN HEAVY AT IN WANDERERS DEFEATED TORONTO TEAM, 3 TO 1-POOR EXHIBITION There are boxers who have the great gift of making friends and of keeping them in defeat the same as in victory. I have known boys of little skill, and to whom success in the ring was the exception and not the rule, who could boast of regular armies of admirers. The meTe announcement of a match in which one of these boxers was a principal menat a guarantee of a house well filled with boosters. Then there are. others who never succeed in striking the popular chord, even though .their ring careers are brilliant. When Jimmy Britt was in the hey-day of his career and winning every start, he was one of the most cordially disliked boxers who ever claimed San Francisco as home. The antipathy to-. Britt was intense and the majority of those who went to see him box did so with the hope that he wouid be- soundly thrashed. He. never knew ' popularity in his home town until he had tasted defeat. Leach Cross occupies a like position in NewYork to that Britt held in San Francisco. Leach is a good drawing card because a great many fans would delight in seeing him licked and for fear they might miss that pleasing performance, attend regularly. While the authorities have decreed that all persons who patronize boxing matches must) conduct themselves in manners befitting gentlemen, the aversion to Cross is so marked that it is an exceedingly difficult task to prevent the hoodlum element from giving expression to  their feelings. During the progress of a bout his opponent is invariably applauded and encouraged and Leach, reviled good and plenty, and at times the language is not of the choicest. This reverse rooting has not seriously Interfered with Cross' success, but in ihe opinion of the fans is largely because he is a shrewd matchmaker, and has so far sidestepped the classiest lightweights with the exception of Joe Rivers. New York is getting so few good matchee these days that the sports ?iare rooting hard that nothing will 'happen to "crab" the Packey McFajr-land-Jack Britton bOut scheduled- for �"February 7 at Madison Square Gar-; den. It would be a hard 'blow to the - fans if this match were called off. ThereMs considerable ill-feeling be-tween the beys and for that reason the "faithful" anticipate a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Jack has accused Packey of trying to avoid the meet- No. 2 Northern ........................ t!� No. 3 Northern ........................ 58 No. 4 .................,........................ M No. 5 .......................................... 17 No. 1 Alberta Red .................. IM No. 2 Alberta- Red .................. �T No. 3 Alberta Red .....,............ "i7 No. 4 Alberta Red .................. 52 No. 5 Alberta Red.................. 17 tluu jjei ,urj ..... 21.UO Ghorts, per ton............ 23.00 Oats, per ton. sacked ........ 26.00 Rolled Oats.................. 27.03 MONDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Man., Jan. 20. - grain markets today were :- Wheat- Open C Mav ........................... S8� Julv........................... S^-Oats- Mav ........................... :��! July ........................... Flax- Jan............................ i.H7'; 1 Mav ........................... 1.18 1 Cash Prices Wheat- BONSPIEL' AT EDMONTON Edmonton, Jan. 19.-Saturday was an off day with the curlers, many enjoying a rest. As the draws are being narrowed down, and the finals are drawing nearer, Saturday's game found two more rinks entering the jewelry class in the Grand Challenge. Three of these are Edmonton rinks, A, H. Dickson, H. W. Campbell and G. F. Do'wnes. Sam Savage is making a strong run for fourth in the jewelry. The Tuckett trophy is assuming an interesting aspect; Wright, Calgary; Laird, Royals; Rae, Royals; Polle, High River; and Torgerson, Strath-cona, already being in the eights. Three rinks have readied eights in the Calgary Brewing: Edgar, innis-fall; Venner, Royals; and Morris, Capital City. The competition for the Visiters began on Saturday, seven games being played. , $6,000 LIMIT IS TOO SMALL, SAYS BARROW International League President Places Himself on Record TEAM " ' - - Again ?SyjN in grind i^^s�: Tji�. sifcday- bicycle "5- .forA',the; ,c AmericanfAusfcralian ni Joe^lfog]o|iy, of 'Brooklyn, and GpuW&ttj who covered ' '4,467% kilo; metres; (approximately: 2,780 miles), In''144 hours., .The best previous re-cprd was vmade. - by MoFaiiand and Moran in New York in 1908; they covered 2,737 miles in 142 hours. New York, Jan. 18.-Edward G. Barrow, president of the International Baseball League, will be in Chicago at the National Baseball Commission meeting to argue against the salary limit of $6,000 a month for Class AA clubs. This rule was recently made elective iu the National Association of Baseball Clubs. Barrow contends that the International League cannot operate under such a.limit, although it subscribed to the rule at the annual meeting in December. He declares that several of his league clubs have found themselves in hot water because some of their hightsalarled men are likely to be lost. A machine driven over ice by a motor, which also operates a circular saw to cut. the ice for'harvesting, has been Invented by a Boston man. ' 1 A CANADIENS PLAYED THEM OFF THEIR FEET ON SLUSHY ICE Ottawa, Jan. 19.-George Kennedy's Canadiens gave the Ottawas the worst beating they have' ever sustained on their own ice in last night's match at the arena. The playing surface was slushy, and the conditions,'it.was cal-culated, would suit Ottawa, but the Canadiens outplayed them all around, and won by a score of 6 to 0. JOE JACKSON SATISFIED Greenville, S.C., Jan. 18.-Joe Jackson, outfielder of the Cleveland Americans, who was reported to be one of the holdouts for an, increase in salary, today forwarded his signed contract to President Somers. , Jackson announced he was satisfied with the raise given him, but declined to state the amount. . [ Prominent in East'erh^Hockey ^] ART THROOP v A  Professional hockeylst of the Toronto Tecumsehs. -He refused -tempting offers to Join various teams in ft1* westorr. and maritime provinces^: The Chicago "Horseman" has the following pertaining to harness racing in this country in its last issue: "The members of the Western Canada Fair and Racing Circuit are at present engaged in getting out their programmes for 1913. The programme will be a most generous one. A number of the members of the circuit will offer from $20,000 to ?30,-000 each. It is expected that the programme will be rea'dy for distribution in February, and may be had on application to the secretary of the circuit, E. L. Richardson, Victoria Park, Calgary, Alta., Can. "Arrangements have been completed with Mr. Osborn. and Mr. Howard, his assistant, to start the running races over the entire circuit. Chas. L. Trimble, of Princeton, 111., will act as speed secretary  for a number of meets in the circuit, and Dr. John Scott, of Peoria, 111., will start the harness horses at the meetings at Lethbridge, Calgary, Winnipeg, and possibly Brandon, Regina and Moose Jaw. The harness starter for the balance of the meets in the circuit will be announced at a later date. The circuit races open at Edmonton for! the. week of May 24, and then take in the following points: North Battle, ford, Saskatoon, Regina, Moose Jaw, Lethbridge, Calgary, Swift Current, Winnipeg, Brandon, Regina, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Battleford and Kert Deer, ending on August 23." No. 1 Nor......... No. 2 Nor......... No. 3 Nor......... No. 1................. No. ,r) ................. No. C ................. Feed ................. Winter Wheat-No. 1 ............... No. 2 ................. No. 3 ................. No. 4 ................. Oats-No. 2 C. W......... No. 3 O. W......... Ex. No. 1 Feed .. No. 1 Feed ......... No. 2 Feed .......... Barley- !No. 9 ................ No. 4 ................. Rejected ............ Feed .................. Flax-No. 1 N. W. C. .. WILL PLAY RUGBY TB SUIT OWN IDEALS WESTERN ^CANADA UNION WILL ACT INDEPENDENT OF EASTERN BODY Regina, Jan. 19.-As a protest against the attitude of the eastern rugby authorities, t.^ie Western Canadian Rugby Billon, at its second annual meeting held here on Saturday, night decided to break away from the Canadian Rugby union, formulate playing rules of its own, and altogether ignore the seif-appointed eastern rugby authorities. A Western Canada �Rugby Union rule book will be published, containing the playing rules and other data-Including the constitutions and bylaws of the affiliated unions. This radical action came as a result of the attitutde of the East towards Western rugby men during the past two years. The refusal of the Canadian union' to consider the sug-gestipns made by. the, Alberta Union being the immediate cause of the drastic action. .... > The rules under which, the Western Canada Union will play will be but slightly changed this year ftqm those of the Canadian Union. They /will be merely a revision of the present rules with the redundancies and contradictions removed. However, this does not signify the Western Canadian Union is unwilling to break from the beaten track as far as rules are concerned, but it was thought advisable for the first year to devote the energies to the perfection of the organization of the union rather than to the details of the game. Three-Year Schedule It was decided to adopt the following schedule which would cover three years, and would assure all provinces of at least one game: 1913, Alberta at Saskatchewan; Manitoba, at 'winner; 1914, Manitoba, at Alberta; Saskatchewan, at winner; 1915, Saskatchewan, at Manitoba; Alberta, at winner. The setting of dates, and the places of playing next year's game caused a very warm discussion.. Alberta thought that at least one of the games should be assured for itself.. C. H. Bellanger was,chosen president of the Western Canada Union for the year 1913, and the place of the next annual meeting was fixed for Calgary; Murray Thomson was elected secretary-treasurer. - Another action, which is of considerable importance, was. the. decision- to have a fixed Bum guaranteed to bach team for transportation. CURLING Ladies Play A unique exhibition of curling was seen at the local rink on Saturday, when a number of lady exponents of the game were pitted against one another in regular style. It 'was a match in which the married ladies, skipped by Mrs. Stacey, contested honors of victory with, single ladies skipped by Miss Aird. It was some game. Which side won has not been exactly determined yet. It will take considerable figuring out. The per-sonel of rinks: Mrs. Stae'ey, 'skip Miss Aird; skip Mrs- Blah.chard Miss B. Nimmons Mav July Mav JuiV Sept. Minneapolis Chicago >�$=? 93?, 89i lose 86-'.-SK 301 381 Ml-.12:J- 82 7!l 7li 72 i>7 l!2 82 811 i' 7 73i-:;i 28:', 2!)-; 28:, 2(i.;: 48 14 �, !lf 39 1.07 87 k 89 92; 89 1- 88 !;� OUR BROOMHALL LETTER Mrg, Seatle Mrg. .Aird Miss D. Nimmons Miss Freeman to 14 cents per pound for Irish steers, there i& every prospect of an early l'urth�". " vance. THE BQND MARKET , London, Jan. 20.-~Fqllowing are tU� quotations of active Dominion, provincial and municipal stocks: Dominion of Canada registered Stpcks, 1930-50, 95-97. � Province of Nova Scotia, 1954, per cent, 87-89, : Quebec City, 1914-18, 4% per cent,, : 100-102. Toronto, Onr., 1929, ai�  per-cent., 88-90. 66 15 6835 52 ;