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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 5, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta E> if rnV. LKTnBRTl>Ori PATLY HERALD Tnesrta.v, ypvcinhcr 5,11)12 Bidding High For Hotkey Players in East Ottawa, Nov. 4.-'George Kcnnerty's nniiounceinent that he had securcil the Bignaturo of Jack Kournirr to play with the Canatiiens this season, �p-pcars to. have been premature. Four-nier aniiquticcs himscU today he Is carrying around a contract from Kennedy, but has not sigtied It ana .\oes not intend to. In, fact, Jack has all hut settled to accept an otter from the Toronto, club and .will psohably play there ne.vt winter. Kred Taylor was tendered a $1000 contract bj* one ot the TorontA Sgpiits in Ottawa' SaV: urday, to play ih the (iuceu City, but turned it down. It is learned tlic Ott.^wa club is making a big effort -to have the seven men game installed again. THORPE OFFERED 110,000 TO TURN FIGHTER Coast Hockey to Commence Middle of Dec. Tom Flanagan Wants to Get Famous Cartiala Indian In Tow J 1 � ! Toronto, Nov. 4.-Jim Thorpe, the Carlisle football player, is unquestionably the ^votld'B greatest uthlele. "I think I've got all the flory I can Bet out of amateur sport," he replied when asked if he intended to turn professional when he left the Carlisle chool next year. Thorpe Is a wonderful baseball pitcher, and much sought by all the clubg of the major leagues. He confided to the writer that baseball was his tnvcTite game and that ho did not care very much for football. He had dozens ot offers from professional clubs of the major-leagues. He con-' eluded he would naturally go to the club otterlns him the biggest inducements. He denied that he had signed with the Boston Americans, the world's champions, though they had m-.ide him an offer. Tom Flanagan had a long talk with Thorpe, and made an Impression on the Indian by offering him ?10,000 to turn prof-essional. boxer and fight an unknown in eight months' time. Thorpe promised to consider the proposition. If he accepts ho will he hound under his contract to train in Toronto for the eight months preceding the battle. Thorpe weighs 17!) pounds right now, and Is in the plnU of condition. / Vancouver, Kov. 1.-The Pacific Coast Hockey a.ssociation schedule which will be drafted next week will provide tor the opening ol the season on Dee. 17. The coast lcagi:c will await the outcome ot the N. H. A. meeting next Saturday before taking any 8\eps to bolster up the coast teams. At present the clubs arc complete with the cxcrptlon of four jplaycrs and unless the X. II. A. adheres to the. verbal .igrrcu vnt cn'.iT-ed into with the Pacific Coast League steps will he taken to nn the tcani.s from players signed up by Kas-tern clubs. The following players have been signed to date by the Uritish Columbia clubs : \'ancouver-Parr, P. Patrick. .Si Grifliths, Harris, Xichols, Kerr, Walsh. Victoria-Lindsay, L. Patrick, W. Small, Dunderdale, Smith, Howe, Poulin, McVuliffe. Westminster-Lehmann, McLean. McDonald, Gardner, Mallcn, Trehernc. Joe Bayley is Ready For Hyland Again Victoria, W. C, Kov. 1.-loe i^ay-ley is reatiy to accept any reasonable olTrr from any club tor another cliam-pionship figlit with Dick Hylatul, clean breaks to he enforced and the ' referee to he mutually agreed Upon by tlio contestants, Thfit is the challenge issued by i Morrice Condon, on hchalt of .loe � Hayley, the lightweight champion of I Canada tonight. What; Haylcy's cud j of the purse must he was not speci-i lied, but it is certain that his de-, nianris would not be exorbitant, as Ihe is very an.xious \o wipe the only I smirch, iiit draw can ho called such, from his record. As regards a d.Tte for the bout any time after his (icht with O'l.cary in Prince Rupert will suit Bayley. Wolgast and Mandot Fought Ten Fast Rounds at New Orleans OHBSTER '^Nublack'*�ttd ''NewRival'* loaded Shotsbella Oood �bootera and aure ahootera are Wincheslcr " fluMaclr" and " Naw Rival" Mack powder loaded abella. Thay are atrongly made and loaded with only siandatd brands of powder, ahol and wadding. Their even pat> tern and deep' penetration make them aura game getters, Yau will And nothing l)ctter. - Sold everywhere. Look for the Red W on the boa. Tbey Are Uniform, Highly Satisfactory hoada. CALGARY HOCKEY STARS IN DEMAND TRADE LALONDE OFF FOR PETRIE New Orleans, Nov. 1.-f,ightwctght Chaiupiun Ad Wol.nta't niid Joe Mnn-j dot, o( Kcw OvleauR, divided honors in a ten-round, no-decision bou� \cre tonight. Both took a lot ot punlsh-Mivwi, but at the end neither had the advantage according to a decision of the newspaper men. Although Mandot was accredited with having the better of four round.s, wliile the others were even, the champion's in-fighting and early aggressiveness won tor hiiu the unollicial decision. Wolgast lost no time early in the fight feeling out his opponent, but went at him with hammer and tonss. He seemed to try tor a knockout in the first round. Mandot stojipcd the . ruslcs and soon began lighting the| clinmpion in his own way. Wolgast cle.irly had tiic advantage ill the in-fighting, Mandot at times appearing absolutely unable to fathom the champion's m,ichinc-Ukc jabs when at close fjuarters. Mandot played for the face and had Wolgast's nose bleeding early in the fight. Wolgast resorted principally to. body blows. The attendance was about 7,500 and the receipts $26,000. i-ETHBRIDQt MARKETS Calgary, Nov. 4.-Calgary may contribute two hockey stars to the Birt-ish Columbia hockey league this fall. Lester Patrick, the big mogul on the coast, has been after two Of the local plaj'�rs for the past month, according to a statement made this morning by a Calgary siwrtsman, who has just returned from the coast, where he had several talks with the two Patrick boys and others connected with the hockoy league. No names have yet been made public. Acccriling to the Calgarians. the B. C. lenguo is going to have a great season, as all the fans are e-xcited over the game. The rinks are already in operation. Vancouver, B. C., Nov.'4.-Frank Patrick, manager of the Vancouver Hockey team, announced tonight that lie had signed Charlie Tobin, a forn?-er Winnipeg player, for the Vancouver team, and that he will report here on Dec. 1. , The local magnate also announced that lie had practically arranged to trade Newsy l.jlondc to the Cana-diens for Dodier Petrie. 'I'hc latter! was the sensation of the N.II.A. last season. He may be alloted to the i Westminsters unless Hyland and Johnson return to the coast. COAST HOCKEY CLUBS TO PLAY IN CALIFORNIA Post Season Games For All Three B.C. Teams Being Planned by Frank Patrick ENGLISH FOOTBALL DIXIE KID FOUGHT DRAW WITH MEEKfNS London, Nov. 4.-A ten-round bout, between Dixie Kid, the American colored welterweight, and Jack ileekins, at Baltereea, tonight, ended in a draw. London, Nov. League football games played today resulted as follows: ' First DIvlBion Notts County 3; Tottenham Hotspur 0. Second Division Fiilham .I: Clapton Orient 0. Leicester Fosse 1.; Stockport County 1. Rugby Cambridge University oS; West of Scotland 1. ' Victoria, Nov. 4-Post season games for all three clubs in the PaciRc Coast Hockey league are being planned by l^rank Patrick. The big series after the regular league schedule has been completed will be, of course, the proposed world's championship series against the champions of the National Hockey Association., ^^r. Patrick proposes to toss a coin for the location ot the first series and to play these games thereafter in the east and west. For the other t'\yo teams in the ecast league a'tripjtp southern Cali-forniii is in contij.mplatlbn. A big urtilicial ice arena is in process ot construction at Los Angeles, and Frank Patrick has written the. promoters with the idea of making arrangements for a s^ies of exhibition games by teams from llils part ot the continent. .,4- ENJOY GOOD HEALTH AKD SPIBITS BY DKINiaNG WOLFE'S tat SCHNAPPS (HOLL.AND GIN) It Is not only the most wholesome spirit obtainable na a stimulant for general use; it has a beneficial effect upon the liver kidneys, and other organs as a plckme-up tonic or digcative, Wolfe'a Schnapps la always opportune. It Is superior In'every way to ordinary gin. OBTAINABLE AT AUt. - HOTELS AND RETAIL STORES HUDSON BAY CO. DISTRIBUTORS Your money it coneldered on depotit until you are completely t�iti�fied-vrhen you buy '^^ Tailored C/ofhes W* know u)9 can pteaae yoa. Our garmtnta art designed right and tailored right. Correctneaa of etylo and thape-permanmcy aro th*ir two greateat featurt$. But you feel certain that our "refund" gu�r. ntee U as good a* a bond. Every "Male Attire" d�*ler atviM firm with ut ift backing it up. Present Day Fighters Sadly Lacking in Cleverness Compared With Pugilists of the Old School T. C Ridpath 316 SIXTH STREET SOUTH ft is an undisputable sign of the lack of class among our white heavier that not a single man Jack ot them has anything, to show in the way ot cleverness. Science is at a discount with these gents, who appear to rely entirely on the exciting but dangerous plan ot rushing an opponent and take a punch in order to land one. Palzer, -McCarthy, Willard-all of the ambitious hopes are built along tlvsso lines. None of them gives promise of lasting long as active participants in the modern arena. A glance over the pugilistic annala shows thai a fighter never existed 'who depended almost entirely on his ability to stand punishment and retired, without having reached the stage where incessant heatings had worn away his stamina. Tom Sharkey' was a case in point, writes George T. Pardy. Rverybady knows what a tcugh pleco of scrapping material the hardy tar�was when he began to shluo as a championship poBslbiUty. He could assimilate punishment as a sponge sucks in water, smllo and keep coming lu for more. Men broke their hands upon him. passed out the bep-and iloroest wallops thoy posBessod, and when theyr had exhausted all ammunition they had in stock the 'Sharkey battle-ship rammed them viciously-and the trouble 'was at an end. FitzBlmn'ons put a crimp In the sailor during the early part ot the lalter'B career by punching him in the stomach and sending him down for the count. Bob was declared losev on a foul by Referee Wyatt Earp, but Bubsociuont developments made it clear that Fllz had been tho victim of a Job on that occasion. But with this single exception Bhark�y proved himself worthy of the namQ ot "iron man," as Joe Choynski and matiy others found to their cost. His armor plates wore frequently dented, but never cracked until .Tim JelTTios throw his tremendous weight into the scale and buckled up two of Tom's ribs, besides mauling him in savage fashion generally. From tho erfects of the J-effriCB lia!�t Sharkey uover re- covered. The ability to absorb vital punches and storm his way to victory had departed forever, and he proved easy for Gus Ruhlln and pie for Pitz-simraons in a second meeting, when tlie lanky Cornlshman stowed him away in a couple of; rounds. Kid Cartel- will be remembered' as another determined slugger who won all his victories by dliit of bull-rushing tactics and taking an a'vvful grueling. Time and again Carter was apparently whipped to. a standstill, but at the crucial moment, wb^n groggy, bleed-lug, and almost out;' he would come through with ono terrific punch to an opponent's jaw, apd the othOr chap sat down for the full count Instead of the battered Kid. l^ut -a day finally, came when Carter's'vigorous frame weakened under the strain of repeated hammerings and he developed symptoms ot locotnotor ataxia, whic necessitated his retirement from active service. Ivid Ltivigno, who fought on inuel. the same linos as Battling Nelson, although possessing perhaps 'a shade more soienco than the Dane, also succumbed to the effect ot oft-repeated beatings, the evils of which were augmented by his convl^-iai habits, Like Bat, Lavlgne was usually outpointed by the men he. fought, but, until �t ot a man who always 'bw^ on the l�v�l and fought the good fight to tbe last gasp. Also, he accom|)Uehed tbe piIT' aole of. coming back.when defeated by Jimmy Brltt, by afterward knocking out the pride ot tho coast Ip 18 rounds; lost to Joa Cans and demon-Hi rated his superiority over tho old master by luitllng him to sleep In two Inter oncouutera. Truly a record to 1)0 prou^ of. , Born at Carronshore, near Falkirk, Caldwell was always fond of football, and in his boyhood kept goal for his school. Subsequently ho Joined Oar-ron Thistle as a custodian, and so well did he perfonn that he was prevailed upon to Join Uunipace Juniors, who were members ot the Stirlingshire league. His next move was to East Stirling, one of the Scottish second league clubs, and he rendered such e.xcellent service there that he came under the notice of Tottenham Hotspur. \ Caldwell only remained ono season with the Hotspurs, when Reading obtained his transfer, and for thi-ee years he acted as their keeper. It was with the Southern league team that he gained considerable renown. Standing six feet and weighing list. Slbs., Caldwell is physically adapted for his position, and there is no doubt that he possesses the ability for this onerous post.    Meredlth'a Master That James Logan, late of the Aston Villa and the latest addition to Olaa gow Rangers defence should please tho critics, is not to be wondered at, when it is recalled that he was one of the few halfbacks agross the border who has been credited by the English knights of tho pencil with having "smothered" the Welsh internationalist, Meredith. This feat was achieved in a game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on tho grounds of the latter.    Quite So Dealing with the subject which is occupying the sfirlous consideration ot all football legislator^ at the present time, namely, "should tho international federation have control of the laws of football 7" nn English writer remarks a'a follows: "It the countries of the continent desire to alter the laws of the game there is no reason why they should not please themselves. But it is .lust as well for them to know-that tho Football Association accepts the rules of the International Bo.3rd of Great Britain and th^t all recognized organizations and clubs play under these laws. All International matches have been decided under these laws A further decline of one cent Is no. tlcenblo today on tho local market grain prices. Butter and egg prices continue to advance. With tho latter very scarce at present. Elevator Prlcea No. 1 Northern........... ?n.G4 No. 2 Northern .. .. .. ... O.fil No. 'i NorUiern........ 0.B8 No, l ................ ... 0.51 No. 5................... 0.47 No. 1 Alberta Red .. .. .. .. 0.6� No. 2 Alberta Red....... .. 0.61 No. 3 Alberta Red .. .. .... 0.58 No. 4 Alberta Red.......... 0.G4 No. C Alberta Red........ 0.47 No. 1 N. W. Flax .......... 0.05 No. 2 C. W. Oats......... 0.25 No. 3 Barley .. ,......... 0.40 -and England, per se, could not agree to accept any other laws without Scotland, Ireland and Wales agree, ing to do the same. Nor could Britain, the motherland of the game, be expected to abrogate her irositlon." . ' *  * Mlllwall Aspiring Rumor hag recently associated the name of tho Jl 111 wall club with the football league - and the first division, forsooth! Probably rumor has got hold of some old history, for it is no secret in the imier circles of Lon don football that when Mlllwall, at tho end of the season 1910-11, were in Imminent danger ot relegation to tho second division ot tho Southern league-new grflund and debts and all -negotiations wore entered Into for the transfer of a certain first division club to New Cross. But the Mlllwall players secured tho necessary points to save the club and the scheme fell through.  � �  .   � A National Hero Not even, excepting Bloomer and Meredith, no player bulks so'large in the public gaze all oyer Britain as Bobby Walker, of the Heart of Jlld-lothian F;C. Were you to ask Walker how many caps, he has he would say "Walt a minute. I'll count thefn." But he would, likely never come back to toll you. He is bucD a modest footballer. If he were not the very greatest forward Scotland ever produced, you would like biro just the same. Ho Is everybody's darling. When a Scottish team goes into England tho inhabitants stampede to see Bobby Walker "Never mind the English team; let's see Walker." they say. And they are round the hotel door before breakfast looking for him. .Vou would never hear Bobby's voice in a crowd. But he thinks-my word! You don't want his play described. Everybody knows his style-the ndnilradlo-n of countless spectators', the despair of numerous halfbacks, Jaoky Robertson, who ffhyod seven times for Scotland against England, once epitomized him. "When you are playing against Walker, you would think he has eight feet," aald Jacky, Bobby Is a revel-lor. Ho goes Into a football gamo as ^he� society person goes Into a banquet  TRACK PRICES (Supplied by W. S, McLaughlin A Co.>. Hull Block, Lethbrldga) Net prices for cars ot grain on ITack from all points taking a 25 cent per cwt. freight rate to Fort William: No. 1 NCTthern............ 68% No. 2 Northern .. ____'.____ 65% No. 3 Northern .. ......... 64^4 No. !.........'........... 60% No. 5........,......,..... 56 No. 6........... :....... 44 Feed...........'.......... 39 No. 1 A. R. W. .. ;........... 68% No. .2 A. R. W.............. 66 No. 3 A. R. W.............. 64Vi No. 4 A. R. W.............. 60 No. 1 N. W. Flax...........104 No. 2 C. W. Oats........... 24% No. 3 C. W. Oata ............ 23% No. 3 Barley .. ... ....... 40% No, 4 Barley............. 36% Other grades accepted at spread existing on date ot Inspection. Government weights and grades always supplied. For stations of Bull's Head, Seven Persons, Whitla, WInnifred, Bow Island and Burdette, add to the above prices 1% cents on wheat, flax, and barley, and 1 cent for oats. From Grassy Lake, Purple Springs, Taber, Barnwell, Chin, and Coaldale, add IVi cents on wheat, llax, and barley, and % cent for oats. From Klpp, Monarch, Pierce, Jlac-leod, Plegau, Brocket, Pincher, Cowley, Noble, Barons, Carmangay, Wilson. Siding, Wolling, Stirling, Wells Siding and New Dayton, add % cent on wheat, flax and barley, and Vi cent tor oats. For points west of Cowley deduct % cent on wheat, flax, and barley, and 1/4 cent per bushel on oats. Topping every bar' WHITE HOUSE WHISKEY Leads the field TUESDAY'S GRAIN MARKETS Winnipeg, .Man., Nov. 5.-There were further declines this morning on a market somewhat dull, as Is usual when American exchanges are ou holiday. Wheat options opened % to % lower, and sank still lower during trading hours. Oats aro fairly steady, but flax is weak, and looks like falling to the $1.00 mark for tho end of the year. There was a marked Improvement in the cash demand, exporters buying to fill. A light snow fall was general along the Canadian Pacific line from Winnipeg to Medicine Hat. Receipts wer� very heavy: 1377 cars inspected; 950 in sight. Cables closed: Wverpool, Id, to%d. lower. -  Tho opening and closing prices- today were: Wheat- Open Close Noveinuer......., 84% December........ 82% 81% May............ 87% 86% Oats-November ......... 34V8 3:i% December......... 3.2>4 ; 31% Flax- November......... 12oVi i20 December........ U'J% ' 114% Closing Casti Prices VVheat- ' No. 1 Northern .... ..... .. 84% No. 2 Northern .......... 81% No. 3 Northern.......... SO No. 4.................. 76% No. 5 .................. 71 No. 6................... 60 Feed.................. 55 Winter Wheat-No. .1...........,....... 84% No. 2.................. 81% No. 3............ �... 80'/i Oats-No. 2 C. W.......... ... .'13% No. 3 C. W...... '..y...- 32% Ex. No. 1 Feed ...... 32 No, 2 Feed............... 31 Barley- i w Rejected.......... 47 WAS AT DUKE'S RljIQUEST Cranbrook, B. C:, Nov. vd.Tho meeting of the Veterans called by the acting secretary, Mr. 'Sainsbury, to form a branch at Croii) took was' at the special loqufjst. o| Hi^"- Royal Highness tlie Duke Oorinaurht, This request was miclc by ms Royal ' Highness on his recent vi^lt to Cranbrook when he expressed Jiis satisfaction at tho smart appearance presented by the men on their paradu at the station. Great creilit is due to  Mr..^iaills-bury, tho acting secriitary, who has been to considerable time and tiwublo in orgnnixing this meeting. ;