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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETTIHRTOGK.DATLY ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FO.1EMOST FVENTS fi, HAVE HOCKEY RINK SEPARATE FROM SKATING RINK AT LAKE Gty Council Has Proposition to Make to Hockey League-Hockey and Skating Prospects Look Rosy Going to Boost Amusements at Park :LARK GRIFFITH SOME NIMROC Wounded Deer Charges Baseball Man, Who Stuns Animal with Stone, then Kills is With Rifle Butt Helena, Mont., Nov. by a wounded deer and unable to use his had jammed, Clark Griffith, manager of the Washington American League team, saved himself from probable serious Injury by his old time skill as a phcher. Seizing a stone about the size of a baseball, threw and struck the animal on the head felling it. He then killed it with the butt of his gun. This was the story told by several of Griffith's friends who returned here yester- day from Griffith's ranch, bring- ing with them the skin of the deer which Griffith Is talking of hav- ing mounted. The city fathers are making themselves sIrons in the hearts of tho hockey and skat'ng enthusiasts of iho city with the lively interest they arc taking in promoting the great winter sports. Yesterday the city council definitely decided .on the part they will play in giviug tlie skaters and hockey players a rink that will he worth while at the lake. Thej; vouched them- selves for a good and spacious sheet of ice, fenced in and with dressing rooms for both ami a caretaker who will see to it that every conven- ience will be afforded to the patrons, nil of which will he free of charge. The city fathers are going to purchase an ice planer to ensure a glass-like finish to the ice and a hydrant will also be installed close by for flooding purposes. What more is required for perfect skating conditions. The city dads are doing their part will be up to the weather man for the rest. With the right kind of weather the skaters of the city will be enabled to enjoy skating conditions never equalled here before. Have Hockey Separate The council was of the opinion that it would serve better to have hockey and skating apart from one another, to give full sway to both while the ice weather lasts. Anent to this proposition the city hockey league will he asked to erect a hockey rink adjoining the rink already planned. If the lvho lias visiting hockey league is agreeable to construct an enclosure, the city promises to buy from them nil the lumber used in construction when the season closes am! the city promises free lighting and equipment. This should prove a very acceptable proposition to the hockey league and will no doubt be favorably treated by the league. The matter of lighting is always a difficult problem, anil with (his taken off their hands the hockey fraternity will have easy sail- ing and will not be confronted with the difficulties of former years. UPTON CUP SIR THOMAS DONATES INTERNA- TIONAL ROWING TROPHY OF CONSIDERABLE VALUE TO WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Xov. Thomas Lip- CONTROL IT IN THE WEST BRITISH COLUMBIA UNION WANTS EXECUTIVE POWER OF CAN- ADIAN A. A. U. SHIFTED -Jim Thorpe; Pride of Red Race In Action on the Gridiron at Toronto Vancouver, Nov. of am-' nteur athletics in t'nnadu will be shift- ed to western Canada for the next year itt least, if the recommendation of the Uritish Columbia amateur nth-j letlc union adopted by the A. A. D. 1 of Canada, at the animal meeting j which will bo held at Toronto on j j unlay Nov. 23. Jlr. Millon Opiien- I secretary of the British Col- I umbia Union will lea vo next Monday' for the east and will intend the meet- j ing as the delegate from the coast; union. Ho will carry with his rec-' ommondation from the B. G. Union that the presidency ami secretaryship oi' the governing board be transferred to the west. The B. C. Amateur Union will nlso ask to have the 1913 national track a-ml field champion- ships and the boxing championships awarded to this province. The track and field championships are assured the B. C. Union for next year. "J AGAINST THE LAW TO SEND LOTTERY TICKETB THROUGH THE TRALIAN RACING PACKET KILLED Vancouver, Nov. Sweepstake ickeis for chances in the Meiropoli- an stakes, Caufield cup. Melbourne 211 p, Hurst cup, and the Summer cup which were consigned ta a Yancouvei ton, the noted English yachtsman and llgunt, and which arrived in Vancou- in ver on the last' Australian steamer, Winmpeg during the past few days, Hobnrt. Tasmania, was sent to could nut leave the city without leav- th dead letter office at Ottawa bv ing behind H. B. C. Athletic Club The Hudson Bay Co. Athletic association made a request of the council to erect a. boat house for their club at the lake and also to allow them ot a mark of his keen inter- est iu amateur sports. Last night at a private banquet held in vice-regal suite at the Royal Alexandra hotel at Winnipeg forty, well known business men were present. f-.'ir Thomas made the announcement that Postmaster I.'G. JIacPherson, of Van- couver. The reason for this action according to the postmaster, is tha1 the use of the mails for tbo sending of lottery tickets or sweepstake tick- ets, which are considered by the post- MARKETS LETH8HIDCC MARKETS Lave a space of ground set aside for play grounds for tfie members of the ere' he would donate asiOOO silver dial- al autllorities to'bemic and the same, is in violation of the postal laws of not only Canada, but of Australia as well. lengc cup to the Winnipeg Ko.ving club so as to loster international rac- thc cup to be competed for "he- later. Bay club. Just what the city can see fit to grant will be decided An Amusement Booster The street railway committee are the big guns behind the promoting of sports and amusements at Henderson park. They propose to work with Me agricultural society in boosting things recreative out in that section of the city and are planning big things for next year. They are seriously con- sidering the appointing of a permanent booster ifor that work and if So he th-j agricultural society in boosting things recreative out in that section of the near future. Not are the mails for the operators of sweep- which could decided upon by a board of trustees who would be appointed to handle the af- -Alices .but the money department as fairs of the trophy. The only According 'to "Postmaster aiMc- tions which Sir Thoiras make's in his Pherson, money orders'to well known ofi'cr is tliat the first race take jiiace sweepstake operators in any country AUSTRALIAN LIGHTWEIGHT BOXER IN GREAT DEMAND Hughey Mehegan, the Australian champion lightweight, may be seen la action in the States before he returns homo. It was expected that he 'would return to Australia after he got through with his match with Matt Wells, the British champion, as Hugh D, Mclntosh cabled him a splendid offer to return, but the West Side A. C., of New Orleans, has gone after Mehegan for a match with either Wol- Fast or 'JIandot. if the inducements! HARVARD ATHLETES WIN RUN Defeat Cornell Team in Cross Coun- try Contest by the Narrow Margin bf 5 5to 52 Ithaca, N.Y., Nov. cross country runners defeated Cornell in fast race over a. sis mile course. By bunching four men in the first six Harvard pulled out the victory by the! close score of 52 to 55. on the Red river and that the city served by the Canadian peg Rowing club be the defending' Australian mails are not issued. club. -PROVINCIAL MEETING HOCKEY AT CALGARY Sky Pilot For Giants Among- the recruits the New York Giants have secured for next spring is a pitcher named Penymaii, who is He was _ _______ _ ___ are big enough it is expected that a student for the ministry. iMehegan will make the trip over here picked up at Richmond, Va., by on and then return to Australia via San of McGraw's scouts. Ferryman is Francisco, having another bout there before sailing for the Antipodes. The Australian can make the lightweight limit without bother, EO there would BG no hitch on that score. the first theological student to break into the game. Max Carey, of the Pittsburg club, is studying for tin pulpit. Carey is one of the best out fielders in either of the big leagues. A FIT-REFORM Advantage It's a distinct advantage, in business as in social life, to wear Fit-Reform Suits and Overcoats. Made by the founders in Canada of highest grade hand tailored garments, they win for their wearers respectful recog- nition in any company.v The mode! illustrated here is exceptionally dressy. Come in and sec the other Fit-Reform styles as well. McKELVIE McGUIRE, F. H, McPherson, _ secretary of the A. A. H. A., has sent the following intelligence to the Herald for-publication: The annual meeting of the Alberta Amateur Hocbey association will ,be held in the Y. M. C. A., Calgary, November 14, at 8 p.m. All members are request- ed to have delegates present. Application for membership should be made at this meet- In the consignment of mail which was sent to the dead: letter office there were about tickets. THORPE WINS FOR CARLISLE IndiaVis Down Lehigh, 34 to 14, Star Athlete Scoring Twenty-eight Points for Winning Eleven South Pa., Nov. lisle's gj eat athlete, James Carlisle Indian; World's Champion All- round Athlete Jim Thorpe, the all-round champion athlete of the world, and the king pin of the game, of the Carlisle Indians. Thorpe, big, strong, and speedy, and a superior drop kicker and punter. He is 'che player who carries tha ball in the majority of the Indians' plays. He runs behind the interference bucks and does all the booting; for the big fellow. Thorpe is a in fact all the other players are just feeders great baseball' player and a boxer. Tom Flanagan, the Canadian sporting promoter, has offered him to rncet- an unknown fighter In eight month's time, the Indian to train in Toronto for KING GEORGE SHINES'ON THE-TURF Though named for the first runner home in the Olympic Marathon of London, King George's Dorando shines at shorter distances and must Thorpe, was at his best in the Carlisle- be considered a pretty smart horsc at Lehigh football game, which Carlisle] bis game. His.Majesty had the satis- won, 3-1 to 14. Thorpe scored four touchdowns, one goal from touchdown and a field goal, a total of twenty- eight points. Lehigh's fourteen points were made, on two forward passes over the goal line for touch- downs. faction of seeing him defeat ten oth- ers in the Autumn Handicap at New- market on Cesa-rewitch Day, The dis- tance was seven furlongs, and Doran- do, ridden Jones, was a 10 to 1 chance in the betting. There is no royal road to success on the turf, JACK JOHNSON Eliminated by an Extraordinary Knock-out America's Favorite Ring Critic Comments on the Champion's Recent Escapades and the handlcapper put top -weight, 130 Ibs., on Dorando, wiiile the weight on the other twenty-six of ttio original entry ranged down to 84 Its. Kins George, whom the enemies of racing represented as intending neyer to go on the turf, has had far greater suc- cess than his father in his first year's active connection with the sport. Mines in the United States last year.yielded 52700 worth of diamonds, ?9500 worth of emeralds and worth of sapphires. Elevator P'iceK A decline of two centos iu Northern nd Alberta lied is Iho t'oaturn oil tho local grain market today. Flax also shows ,a decline, while hurley has dropped three ccnis. No. 1 Northern No. 2 Northern No. :l Northern No. -1 No. G......... No. 1 Alberta Ili-cl No. 2 Al'neria. Ut'd No. 3 Alberta lied No. 1 Alhorui 15 ed No. 5 Alberta lu-tl No. 1 N. w. Flax No. 2 C. Oats No. 3 Barley Bran, per Bhorls, per ton......... Oats, per ton, sacked Rolled Oata .........'.____ Butter and Uairy butter.......... butter............... Eggs, fresh TRACK PRICES 0.59 0.5t; n.5'2 .To..K C. W. Oats Vo. 3 Barley 4 Barley '3U% Other grades accepted at spread ex- sting on -date of inspection. Government weights and grades al. .'ay's supplied. For stations of Bull's Head, Seven 'ersons, Whitla. Bow 1s- ind and Burdette, add to the abovo rices 1% cents on wheat, flax, and adey, and 1 cent for oats. From Grassy Lake, Purple Springs, aher, Bairnwcll, Chin, and Conldale, dd 114 cents on wheat, flax, and arley, and: cent for oats. From Monarch, Pierce, Mac- cd, Pi-egfeji, Brocket, Pincher, Co'w- y, Noble, Barons, Carrnangay, Wil- m Siding, Welling, Stirling, Wells iding and New Dayton, add cent i wheat, flax aiid barley, and Vt ;nt for oats.. For points vest of Cowley deduct tnt on wheat, flax, and barley, and cent per loishel on oats. WEDNESDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, iCov. grain mar- ts opened and. closed today as foJ- ivcraber Opon S2 (By W. W. Naughton) San Francisco, Nov. not sporting news; it's police news." So claimed a copy reader on the sporting desk of a prominent paper once when told by a city editor to handle a story having to do with the shooting of one track man by another. And he was right. When a sporting man, or a man from any other walk in life, becomes entangled in meshes of tho law, he is meat for reporter who public inform ed in regard to crime and its causes. So mucii has been written about Jack Johnson and his lapses of late that to add a jot of criticism to the things that are being said would savor of turning the hose on a drowned ro- dent. But th-ere's -a sporting angle to the Johnson case and it invites dis- cussion. A Knockout It seems to the writer that Johnson lias been eliminated as thoroughly from tho pugilistic outlook, as though he had been signally defeated by some rival heavyweight. Even the rein-et that no one lias 'been found capable of beating him is expressed no more. The disgust ut hJ3 misconduct fs such that no one wants to think about him in any connection. The last straw came when Hugh c.Ir.tuoU uf Australia cabled his agent to call off negotiations with Johnson at once. The action wng so spontaneous that one can readily im- agine- how quickly feeling against tho big negro was aroused In Australia when news of his latest escapade reached thero. If the deal with Mclntoah' had gone hrough Johnson would have received so that it may bo considered 10 has been Inert that amount already, laid that in ig pretty severe iiinishment. Of COUTSf) tELUft Wilt Langford fight now so far as Australia is concerned, and .there is equallj small chance of the pair meeting in this country or'England.. The writei is inclined to however, that the tightening of around John- son so far as the jboxing outlook is concerned is not bothering Jack. Re- cent revelations concerning- his pri- vate life have a suspicion that-John- son had no" thought of re-entering the ring and that he would like nothing better than to continue in his present environment. As a Parisian Attraction Tho exposure nrttde may 'make Johnson feel like leaving the country for a if ho continues a free such being the case, he might entertain'; one of the offers placed before him some tim-e 'ago by the Paris promoters. There is a pos- sibility, of course, that' oven Paris may withdraw" Its Invitation to John- son to appear in till ring, and as a steer in a pen, for the chain disbarment will reach around; th world. The White Hopes Even with matters as they there is a good for the whit heavies to engross public attentio if they have sense enough to rise t the occasion. White hopes have bloomed tin white hopes have faded but we str have with us Al Palzer, Jim Flyn and Luther McCarthy, and a three cornered fistic-argument among these having for its purpose the settlemcn 01 the question of supremacy, shoul keep the fires of interest bumin briskly for a year at least. So far nary a one of the hopes seen to be displaying undue impatience ti at one of the others. If, can b< claimed in Palzer's case, of course if this Is done will be as completely corralled, pugilisticnlly, REGlMA WANTS A GUARANTEE OF Hitch in Rugby Final at Winnipeg Next Saturday Winnipeg, Nov. is a between the.: Winnipeg'Row- ing club and Rcgina club In nection with the proposed final Rugby game for ilie championship of Westerri Canada. Reglna re- fuses to come here without a a nice of 5500 and forty ROT cent of the net receipts, but the locals refuse to give the guarantee, hold- Ing to the ruling cf the league for viafiors to take chances on' the gale receipts. that the big lowan was held back by the deadlock with Mr. OTloiirke, fcu now that amir.ii.hlc relations have beer re-established, Palzer should be Jieavc from. Just what Jim Plynn's little game Is, is not clear. A few months ago j h0 complained bitterly that, ho could j not get a chanco to show how good he j V.T.S. hq from place to plac0 and whon questioned about his ring plans, is wonderfully non-committal Flynn, Even Luther .McCarthy, or iLuther McCarthy's manager, which is the same the fireman of being attacked with chilled extremi- ties, whenever a Flynn.McCavthy match Is suggested. As- for big Luther, he has remajped under cover since his twor'ound vic- tory over Al Kaufman and" has not attempted to make capital out of that achievement. Fie Is still in San Fran. Cisco for 'all the writer knows to tho contrary and the sports hereabouts ary wiJiiuVi'ihK !f he has determined to retire from rinj; Every "Bnlcrt .Havana' lias a flavor all its owi rich full flavor, but mild withal. There nothing harsh about Havanas BECAUSE THEY ARE MADE FROM SELECTED HAV- ANA, IMPORTED DIRECT FROM 3UBA MAKE SURE OF "HE NAME STAMPED ON CIGAR, AND MAKE SURE A PLEASANT sMOKE 'OU'LL HATE TO THROW AWAY HE. STUB UN- ESS YOU HAVE STAMP- iAVANA" IN POCKET WATCH FOR XMAS PACKAGES. fose Gaste Company Manufacturers of Baled ElMoro, Mi Linda LONDON, O.XT. 120% 116 November December Flax- November December Closing Cash Prices No. 1 Northern _ No. 2 Northern .v No. i! Northern ,r No. 4 No. 5 No. fi Feed Winter Wheat- No. 1 No. 2 No. !r.. No. 4 Oats No. 2 C. W No. H C. W fix. No. 1 Feed No. 1 Feed No. 2 Feed Barley No. 3 No. 1 Rejected Flax- No. 1 N. W Minneapolis Wheat Open December v 88% Jlay 89% Chicago Wheat December SS% May ..i 94% July 'JOvi Close 85% S3 ss 34% 32% 83 81 7614 71V4 55 85% S3 SI 34% 33 34 33% 3214 54 50 48 Closo 85% DILLON KNOCKED OUT FLYNN Wabash, Ind., Nov. Dillon, cf Indianapolis, knock-ad out Jack Flynn, of Streator, 111., iu the fourth of a scheduled ten-round bout ast night. Ffynn was floored twice in ho final round. GLASGOW CATTLE MARKET Glasgow, Nov. Uat'ch- olor report that supplies of rlsh cnttlc arc offered. Host quality re'scnrce and iu better demand. Qno- atious are: Tou steers, 12% to -y. Ji to 12 couia. ;